Kicker

Kicker: Shark and snakebit

MARY REICHARD, HOST: When you just can’t seem to get a break, you can be said to be snakebit.

Kicker: Furry Boi

NICK EICHER, HOST: The University of California, Berkeley has a reputation for being a bit … squirrely?

Kicker: Revealing footage

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Dashboard cameras can be used to clear up the facts after a car wreck.

Kicker: Cleaning up the Jersey Shore

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Thousands of volunteers got to work cleaning up New Jersey’s shoreline over the weekend in an annual beach cleanup. 

Kicker: Animal on the loose

NICK EICHER, HOST: City people might be excused for not knowing much about wild animals. But New Yorkers took that stereotype to the extreme about 10 days ago.

Kicker: Nerves of steel

MARY REICHARD, HOST: “Nerves of steel” is how at least one passenger aboard Southwest Flight 1380 describes pilot Tammie Jo Shults.

Kicker: Are all passengers created equal?

NICK EICHER, HOST: Apologies to Theodore Geisel … A person’s a person no matter how small, but try telling that to police in Montréal! 

Kicker: Compassionate strangers

KENT COVINGTON, HOST: Ten days ago, tragedy struck in Saskatchewan, Canada. That’s when the Humboldt Broncos hockey team bus collided with a semi, killing 16 people.

Kicker: Navigating a stairway

MARY REICHARD, HOST: It’s always exciting in those movie chase scenes when the getaway car bumps down a flight of stairs.

Kicker: The wrong call

NICK EICHER, HOST: Just about everyone with a cell phone has had the experience of pocket dialing a friend or colleague.