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TV Guidance Counselor Podcast

Sep 12, 2017

November 19-24, 1978

Today Ken welcomes writer, comedian, and world changer Lizz Winstead (The Daily Show) to the show.

Ken and Lizz discuss hotel based Pink Floyd listening sessions, hating the Doors, being non-parented in a chaotic household, growing up in Minneapolis, Husker Du, Prince, being roommates with Soul Asylum, life on the road for comics and bands, Boston's fantastic indie radio scene, when WMBR became WTBS, moving to San Francisco, Dana Gould, Kevin Meaney, Bobcat's on stage garage sale, Tales of the City, being babysat by the TV because you are the responsible kid, late night horror movies, Elvira, SCTV, Women of the Night hosted by Andrea Martin, The Holy City Zoo, how a rant about a terrible one night leads to career success, Robin Williams, Louie Anderson, setting up Roseanne and Tom, when Roseanne and Tom steal your car for three days, growing up with a parent who is a bookie, being tattoo-less, Foreign Lobbyists on TV, The Bible on TV, David Brinkley, JFK, why does TV Guide exist now?, Eleanor Roosevelt's articles in TV Guide, Crossword Puzzles, TV Bib, all the great white male heroes of the Bible, Pink Lady and Jeff, Cloris Leachman's Pilgrim show, the horror of Small Wonder, It's About Time, being terrified of space, Croissant talk, That Girl, loving the news as a kid, woman hating teaching advice, finding other girls who have your interests, the death of sideshows, why taking your country back is silly, taking vs sharing, good vs evil, It's a Wonderful Life, not being able to not be reflective, Fringe, appointment television, a tattoo of tattoo, gold tattoos, The Wizard of Oz, The Lady Parts Justice League, Variety Shows, The Monkees, The Beatles Cartoon, Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids, and loving Prince.