Dan Klink

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We both delight and offend in that special way only Thunder Talk can with our break-down of the 2020 U.S. presidential election! Don’t worry. Maybe thirty-odd minutes of this is political. The rest is chalked full of jokes! Either way, you’ll still want to beat us up after the show.


The Best Saturdays of Our Lives Podcast – Ep#20 Not PBS Kids part 2

In part 1 of “Not PBS Kids” we brought you the landscape. Now we dive into the shows! Romper Room hits the pre-K crowed while Schoolhouse Rock hits all the right notes with endearing lessons in civics! Celebrated journalists bring the news to Saturday morning and beyond, and children become


THUNDER TALK Issue 33 – Night of the Living Glamour Zombie

Midnight Halloween Special! The power may be out but the Thunder keeps rolling! Even if a bit delayed… In keeping with Thunder Talk Halloween tradition, stage, screen, and runway sensation Brandon Hilton joins us to celebrate the 10 anniversary global remix release of his hit single “Glamour Zombie”! Speaking of


The Best Saturdays of Our Lives Podcast – Ep# Not PBS Kids part 1

Censorship! Educational Programming! Degrassi High! In episode 19 Mark and Dan jump all over the place. From the Lawrence Welk show and the Rural Purge to Action for Children’s Television and PBS, we drop a lot of knowledge in this one. And knowing is half the battle! 00:00:24 ACT 1


Ep. #17 Live Action in Animation – Part 4

Remember that episode of Happy Days when the Fonz and gang got lost in time with a traveler from the future? In part four we Punky out to Gilligan’s Planet with Mork & Mindy while Star Wars and Ghostbusters land on Saturday morning with mixed results!   00:00:11 Somethin’ Somethin’


Ep. #16 Tribute to Joe Ruby + Live Action in Animation – Part 3 

In this special episode Mark pays tribute and we say goodbye to one of the giants of Saturday morning animation, Joe Ruby.  We continue our “Trek” into the live action to animation genre through the 1970’s with The Jackson 5, (most of) The Partridge Family, and so much more while

Thunder Talk Issue 31 – UNPOPULAR

The gang drops a few unpopular options while Mark & Adam free associate about social media faux pas. San Diego county legends The Oxen stop by to discuss their self-titled album and drop the hit single “Earthbound”! Beth and Kawika are on the hunt with their review of VelociPastor in

Thunder Talk Issue 30 – Hell in a Cell at Hogwarts

Professors Melissa Klink and Henry Collazo Canchola give a divinations lesson on what we hate about JK Rowling, love about Harry Potter, and the future of the Wizerding World. Mark McCray goes live during his recent Covid test and modern composer James Cooper invites us on a psychedelic journey into


Live Action in Animation – Part 1

Celebrities get animated! We begin with an examination of the MGM and Warner Bros. Hollywood satires of the 1930’s and 40’s to the early age of television when parody became participation. Then we return as guest stars to the town of Bedrock! 00:00:52 parody to participation 00:20:35 Twist! Twist! 00:26:53

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