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Modern Musicology #61 - Gary Clark Interview

Modern Musicology #61 – Gary Clark Interview

This week we’re excited to welcome Gary Clark to the show! Gary began his career in the late 80s as frontperson of the Scottish band Danny Wilson, writing and singing the band’s 1987 international hit “Mary’s Prayer.” Throughout the 90s and 2000s, he recorded one solo album and two albums as a

Flopcast 567 Big Bill Blitz

Flopcast 567: I Know Where You Stuff Things

Flopcast episode 567! It’s about time for another Dynamite magazine review, but to mix things up, we’re looking at a different (but eerily similar) magazine called Winner. A single issue of Winner was sold through school book clubs in 1982, and it’s essentially a sports-themed version of Dynamite. Our discussion includes: John McEnroe’s hair; Chris Evert

Flopcast 566 Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam

Flopcast 566: You Know I Love Falco

Flopcast episode 566! It’s another Flopcast tribute to V66, Boston’s music video TV channel of the mid-80s! (We do this every one hundred episodes. It’s all we have.) This time we thought we’d look at Billboard’s Top 66 songs of 1986, an amazing list of absolutely classic 80s pop. (Flopcast

Modern Musicology #60 - Punk Photographer Theresa Kereakes

Modern Musicology #60 – Theresa Kereakes

This week Alan and Stephanie — joined by Steph’s husband Bob Perry — chat with Theresa Kereakes, one of the 150 or so core members of the original LA punk rock scene. Theresa began taking photos at a very young age, and by extension, she chronicled the early LA punk scene with her camera. Her famous photos

Modern Musicology #59b - BONUS Episode Nothin' But a Good Time

Modern Musicology #59b — Nothin’ But a BONUS EP

Nothin’ But a BONUS EP As a bonus ep this week, we present to you a 10-minute off-the-cuff and unedited discussion about the sexism on the Sunset Strip hard rock scene in the 80s and in the music industry as a whole. This discussion was taken from our interview with Tom

Cigar Nerds Podcast: Cocaine Bear

Cigar Nerds Podcast: Cocaine Bear. Comedy is back. This week, as residence of North Georgia, we discuss a very real threat, Cocaine Bears. From Director Elizabeth Banks this is one of the funniest horror movies I’ve ever seen. In science we discuss curing hiccups, 2500 year old booze, slime powered

Flopcast 565 Lost in Space Robot Will and Judy

Flopcast 565: Books in Space

Flopcast episode 565! The Flopcast Book Club is finally back in session, and we’re discussing Bill Mumy’s new memoir Danger, Will Robinson: The Full Mumy. Best known for Lost in Space and The Twilight Zone, Bill was one of the busiest child actors of the 1960s, and has stayed busy with television, film, and

Modern Musicology #59 80s Metal

Modern Musicology #59 – 80s Metal with Tom Beaujour

80s Metal! Get out your Spandex, your hair spray, and your earplugs! We’re talking all about the rise and fall of the 80s metal scene with TOM BEAUJOUR, co-author of the book Nothin’ But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the 80s Hard Rock Explosion! Hear stories about the early successes

Hot Wheels

Hot Wheels – Soul Forge Podcast 280

Hot Wheels are my latest micro obsession. What is a micro obsession? Those who know me, are aware that my interests vary far and wide. You never know what might hit my radar and become my next mini obsession. Last year it was prepping for the end of the world.

Modern Musicology #58 - Celebrity Records

Modern Musicology #58 – Celebrity Records

Celebrity Records This week we take a look at celebrities who aren’t immediately thought of as musicians that make records. Sometimes they’re schlocky crap, but sometimes the celeb has legit musical talent and sustains a whole successful second career. We cover everything from Shatner and Hasselhoff to The Bacon Brothers, Clint Eastwood, Patrick

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