Do you like gadgets? Inspector Gadget is my hero.
Seriously, as a kid I turned an old cabinet stereo into a microphone system. I used it to amplify my voice when I was laid up in bed (and contagious) with scarlet fever.
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I would love it when my grandfather, Matteo Mimmo, invited me upstairs to his wing of the house and drag out the old radio. He would hook up a mic to...