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TV Guidance Counselor Podcast

May 13, 2016

Today Ken welcomes author, comedian Mary Jo Pehl (Mystery Science Theater 3000) to the show.

Ken and Mary Jo discuss being a TV Guide crossword puzzle answer, Jeopardy, Mystery Science Theater 3000, The Twin Cities, Minnesota, obsessions with Roddy McDowell, How Green was My Valley, planning your week around movies on TV, falling in love with men of questionable sexuality, Scott Baio, Happy Days, Lord Love a Duck, Laserblast, MST3K, panty hose freezing to your legs, coming from a big family, being a middle child, becoming an oracle of useless information in the pre-internet age, finally impressing your parents, the golden age of talk shows, loving guest stars, true broadcasting, Love Boat, The Twilight Zone, starting stand up in the boom, Mid-Western Comedy, A&E's Comedy on the Road, VH1 Stand Up, the life and death of Prince, not having a TV while you are on TV, understanding VCRs, the expense of consumer electronics, living in LA, staging the Bad Seed, the cruelty of the internet, not revisiting your past, Clonus: The Parts Horror, watching Better Call Saul, The Good Wife and Kickstarting RenFest.