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TV Guidance Counselor Podcast

Nov 18, 2015

August 12-17, 1967

Today Ken welcomes "King of Pop Culture" Gary Sohmers to the show. Ken and Gary discuss proud hoarders, a place for things, birthdays, 15 year old's lust based viewing habits, the Kennedy assassination, Chicagoland, flight path high schools, the nature of proof, being removed Antiques Roadshow history, psychic appraisals, 20th Century Pop culture antiques, Hawaiian shirts, Frank Zappa's paintings, the lack of vetted experts in the modern age, buying low and selling high, knowing the real value of things, being a human remote control, having the best TV around, Nashville TN, Get Smart, television as school yard cultural capital, Mad Magazine, Jack Webb's hatred of LSD, the beatnik to hippie transition, Serials, Wonderful World of Disney, Ed Sullivan, the heyday of Variety Shows, Penn & Teller Fool Us, It's About Time, trampolines, The Stooges at your high school, being a part of the first great moment for teenagers, Bozo, mystery WGN puppet shows, Zacherle, Chuck McCann, Mr. Terrific, The Saint, The Avengers, the exotic swingin' London, The Prisoner, Star Trek, The Invaders, Larry Cohen, Vietnam, Combat!, Ballad of the Green Berets, Antiques on TV in the 60s, antiques from the 90s, Batman '66, Adam West, Doin' Time on Planet Earth, Bob Cummings, Julie Newmar, Hollywood Palace, Lost in Space, inventing celebrity conventions, the influence of Nick at Nite, Billy West, James Hong, thanking your childhood heroes, Ken's love of Annie Potts, North East Comic Con, A Christmas Story, Computer Match Making, T.H.E. Cat, Gary's favorite show: Wild Wild West, Mailbu U, Time Tunnel, Land of the Giants, Space Travel, Ken's Vintage Motorola, 1990s The Flash, DC's TV Universe, Jim Beaver, and missing The Daily Show.