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TV Guidance Counselor Podcast

Mar 9, 2016

Today Ken welcomes musician, personality and urban explorer Danny O'Connor (aka Danny Boy of House of Pain and La Coka Nostra) to the show.

Ken and Danny discuss the Delta Bravo Urban Exploration Team, getting to visit the sites from your favorite movies, deep cuts, Bronson Caves, moving from New York to the Valley, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Valley Girl, growing up with Todd Bridges and Adam Rich, love/hate relationships with M.A.S.H., the shared experience of popular culture, Happy Days, Alice, Eight is Enough, taking a pick up truck to Hollywood, Van Halen, KROQ, New Wave changing everything, Duran Duran, the importance of Mall culture, Cameron Crowe, Chopping Mall, Sherman Oaks Galleria, forgetting to look for Cameron Crowe in the Claremont High Year Book, worshiping Mike Damone, Debbie Harry's standee, "The Five Point Plan", meeting your heroes, House of Pain, being humble, "Fast Times" the TV series, Beastie Boys License to Ill, The Outsiders, re-writing history, The Warriors, growing up with young Hollywood, TV versions of movies, why it's sometimes better for your favorites to end, My So-Called Life, deleted scenes, Facebook: The Great Unifier, visiting the Monroeville Mall from Dawn of the Dead, religious experiences, "no pools, no schools", the mythical Fast Times Pool, the order of the mop: Janitors, Mr. Hand's trash bin, drones, TV Guide salvation, the Sears Catalog, classic baseball fields, Detroit, Superman, London locations, The Charlie and the Chocolate Factory location, seeing ghosts, Dorothy Stratton and the Star 80 Murder house, What's Happening, Chico and the Man, They Live, Downtown LA, Prince of Darkness, Slaine, seeing the celebrity train wreck, do the kids know or care?, Rumblefish, SE Hinton, Bad News Bears, Brandon Cruz, Courtship of Eddie's Father, The Young Ones, the Damned, Steve Jones' favorite punk band, thanking the people who influenced you, Taxi, how Angela's theme ties into hip hop, Mary Tyler Moore, Bernard Rose, Cabrini Green, and how it doesn't get tougher or more punk rock than Frankie Goes to Hollywood.