In this episode we evaluate Jack Black’s character Dewey Finn (aka Ned Schneebly) the movie School of Rock (2003) . In the film, Dewey Finn (Jack Black) poses as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. He decides to toss aside conventional curriculum and teach the kids how to be a rock band. Things get tricky […]
What do David Bowie, witches, chairs and fears have to do with a show about a couple planning a dinner party? Catalog Models (Mark Sweeney and Gemma Irish) dive into how these elements found their way into ‘Invitation’, the opening number to The Chair-builders their 2016 Minnesota Fringe Festival offering. After about seven minutes of […]
“I’m really interested in knowing the stuff you can’t find online.” Andrea Swensson is a music reporter at Minnesota Public Radio’s 89.3 The Current. She hosts The Local Show Sundays from 6 to 8 pm and hosts The O.K. Show podcast. Prior to her work at The Current, Andrea spent many years at the music […]
Musician Adam Svec of the band Camp Dark joins Aric and Levi to teach them about pitch perception and hearing. They also get to the bottom of some deep truths about Ghostbusters 2 and learn what some medical cadavers are used for.
Ted more is a sound designer and composer who thrives in punctuating stillness and tension. His work manipulates live instrumental performance and recordings with software through written processor effects. In this month’s podcast Ted Moore talks about his work on Persephone, staged at the Cowels Center in December 2014 with director-creator, Hannah K Hollman. Ted […]