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TV Guidance Counselor Podcast

Apr 24, 2018

February 23 - March 1, 1985

Live from the basement of a Cambridge, MA Panera Bread Ken welcomes cartoonist, writer and artist Box Brown (Andre the Giant: Closer to Heaven and "Andy Kaufman: Is this Guy for Real?")to the show.

Ken and Box discuss libraries, Roseanne, why Wrestling is fascinating, Andy Kaufman, Jerry the King Lawler, Andre the Giant, Bill Apter, Wrestling magazines, the celebrity wrestling connection, Bobby the Brain Heenan, the loneliness of the road, Cyndi Lauper, Pee Wee's Playhouse, Muppet Babies, Dragon's Lair, Dungeons and Dragons, the design of old TVs, growing up in New Jersey, Philadelphia, Sesame Street, the death of Mr. Hooper, after school reruns, Gilligan's Island, The Harlem Globetrotters, pyro kids, Kidd Video, Diff'rent Strokes, Just Say No, orphans, live TV, Roc, Gimme a Break, The People Next Door, cartoonists, newspaper strips, Silver Spoons, Punky Brewster, owning actual arcade games, dyslexia, the sad world of child stars, Night Court, the strange relationship of Mac and Qwan Lee, Benson vs. The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer, and Ben Vereen's odd Webster use.