Keith Hovis | Twin Cities Song Story: Episode 3

Keith Hovis, composer of Mrs. Housel: A Suicide Suite

Keith Hovis stood out in the Minnesota Fringe Festival for his dark musical comedies, with Mrs. Housel: A Suicide Suite he gets seriously dark. We talk about his song ‘The Nine Lives of Mrs. Housel’ and the bit of Minnesota history that inspired his one-woman folk infused musical.

Father’s Day | The Huxtable Proxy Ep 13

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We watched Season 1, Episode 13 of the Cosby Show, Father’s Day. Cliff gives the children a lecture on the importance of picking their father a suitable gift instead of the neon ties and yo-yos they usually buy him. The kids take his advice to heart and plan a special Father’s Day for their dad […]

Ice Pirates / Guardians of the Galaxy | Double Bill: Episode 13

"Ice Pirates" / "Guardians of the Galaxy"

The Double Bill rotation comes around to Michael David Postle, and he smashes together two films of the space-opera variety: “Guardians of the Galaxy” (hurray!) and “Ice Pirates” (what?). Partially inspired by this HuffPo article, “Ice Pirates” and “Guardians of the Galaxy” are separated by 30 years, and oh what a change 30 years and giving two […]

The African Queen | Totes Recall: Episode 3

The African Queen

The crew recalls The African Queen (1951). Beth remembers a fun romp. Jaquette was titillated by the handsome Katharine Hepburn. Molly is a contrarian. Linden asks, “Did they bang?” Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed

Rudy’s Sick | The Huxtable Proxy Ep 12

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We watched Season 1, Episode 12 of the Cosby Show, “Rudy’s Sick.” Rudy is sick, and Clair must go to an important interview, so Cliff stays home to watch her. Unfortunately, Cliff soon discovers that being a doctor has not fully prepared him to take care of a sick child. The Cosby Show “Rudy’s Sick” was […]