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TV Guidance Counselor Podcast

Jun 29, 2020

August 31 - September 6, 1968

The remote sessions chug along as Ken welcomes longtime Ken Reid hero, original MST3k space castaway Joel Hodgson.

Ken and Joel discuss drinks, the free newspaper TV Guide, blue collar butlers, major appliances, Isaac Asimov writing about The Prisoner, PBS, Python, The Rover, local TV Guide...

Jun 22, 2020

September 21-27, 1985

In our first international remote episode Ken welcomes writer, director, VR innovator and all around new BFF Anna Lee to the show.

Ken and Anna discuss Canadian lockdown, YouTube, Tik Tok, being an editor, Highlander the Series, The Hilarious House of Frightenstein, Canadian Tax Shelter Horror...

Jun 15, 2020

March 21 - 27, 1970

This week Ken welcomes Go-Go, and author of the great new memoir "All I Ever Wanted", Kathy Valentine.

Ken and Kathy talk about how ubiquitous TV Guide used to be, stumbling upon Suzie Quatro on Top of the Pops as a kid and having your life changed, how television helped The Go-Gos get big, radio vs....

Jun 8, 2020

October 7-13, 1978

The remote sessions continue as this week Ken welcomes super listener, and creator of "TV Guidance Counselor Bingo", Eric Fusco, for some talk about being alone together.

Ken and Eric discuss how to pronounce Fusco, Italians, birthday weeks, when baseball ruins everything, Richard Dreyfuss...

Jun 1, 2020

This week Ken welcomes long time friend and author of the excellent new memoir, Let's Never Talk About This Again, Sara Faith Alterman.

Ken and Sara discuss strict parents, Ken's mistaken memory of Sara being an only child, Larry, Sara's Three Categories of TV: Things she was allowed to watch, things her parents like so...