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TV Guidance Counselor Podcast

Dec 8, 2016

December 21 -27, 1974

Today Ken welcomes musician and sometimes actress Britta Phillips to the show.

Ken and Britta discuss subscribing to TV Guide, being limited to two hours a day of television, constantly moving, growing up in Eastern Pennsylvania, being a shy kid, childhood fist fights, pro-hippies, having a huge Christmas Celebration, favorite Christmas Carols, Sleigh Bells, variety shows, All In the Family, Norman Lear, poverty on TV, Mary Tyler Moore, Bob Newhart, Carol Burnett, I Dream of Jeanie vs. Bewitched, The Mod Squad, loving Claire Danes, Peggy Lipton, Herbie Hancock, Manhattan, being really into farms and science, wanting to marry a horse, Flicka, man and beast, The Odd Couple, Family Affair, sophisticated game shows, Gore Vidal, intellectuals on television, David Susskind, Dick Cavett, JEM, singing for a cartoon, Satisfaction, Justine Bateman, Julia Roberts, Dennis Farina, Crime Story, old Las Vegas, Aaron Spelling's Nightingales, Bell Tower, living in the UK, MTV's glory days of music, Scrooge, rewatching Christmas specials over and over again, Rankin Bass Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, Albert Finney, good taste in hip hop, working in a heavy metal bar, Anthrax, waiting on Gene Simmons, loving Disco, M.A.S.H., "Suicide is Painless", The Midnight Special, The Cars, being scared of Star Trek, a grandparents' Christmas, The Doctor Who theme, Tony Orlando and Dawn, Land of the Lost, obsession with the Amish, a desire to time travel, The Jetsons, Little House on the Prairie, The Waltons, The Love Boat, Fantasy Island, never having been on a cruise ship, 70s cop shows, and the 50 something Golden Girls effect.