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TV Guidance Counselor Podcast

Mar 27, 2015

This week Ken welcomes comedian and actress Mary Lynn Rajskub to the show.

Ken and Mary Lynn discuss technical spring, Detroit, odd parental choices, punk rock, being shaken to your core, Ken's unusual positivity and not Jesus complex, Gone Baby Gone's accuracy, stand up comedy road work and it's relation to your family, early bed times, central time privilege, Lou Grant, Cagney and Lacy, art school brains, being moved to tears by the Rockford Files, The Love Boat, Gold Rush, HGTV, Spider-Man, Cupcake Wars, Donut Pride, ignoring the death of a parent, 24, The Walking Dead, childhood fears of adult good times that happen after you fall asleep, the excitement of the early days of MTV, HBO's monthly catalog, Mr. Show. The Larry Sanders Show, Veronica's Closet, being outed as famous, Simon & Garfunkel live in Central Park, renting out room in your brain, hypnotism, moving to San Francisco, Tic Tac Dough, how Netflix spoils children, weird daytime PBS, Slim Goodbody, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, the odd pursuit of stand up comedy, performance art, Gallagher, Whoopie Goldberg's One Woman Show, Monty Python as concept album, romancing the notes in class, Freaks and Geeks, Mork & Mindy, Pac-Man, Atari, Moonlighting, why Ken stopped paying attention after the turn of the century, Xanadu, Gene Kelly, Ken's experiences with Lady Gaga, realizing your time was the 80s, SiriusXM Radio, First Wave, Kadjagoogoo, "Survivor" reality shows, killing chickens, Flip or Flop, Flipping Boston, UK TV, The Kardashians as palette cleanser, Damages, TV Sign Offs, The British production model, more Mr. Show, quirky auditions, Marc Maron's worries about Mary Lynn,  being pitied by Meredith Baxter, Mary Lynn loving her Bob, Family Ties, Mardi Gras/Spring Break/Cruise Ships as punishment, Three's Company, Soul Train and the blight of Candlepin Bowling.