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TV Guidance Counselor Podcast

Jul 10, 2015

This week Ken welcomes musician, artist and fellow podcaster Cris Kirkwood of the legendary Meat Puppets to the show.

Ken and Cris discuss Portlandia, TV Guides place in the home, watching the debut of Sesame Street, leaders vs. followers, the "Torment of the Older Sibling", bed wetting, growing up in Phoenix Arizona, the legacy of Omahanians, the horses, Alice, The Wallace and Ladmo Show, Pat McMahon, Steven Spielberg, the cultural make up of Arizona, Spanish Language TV, Sabado Gigante, local TV scenes as local punk rock scenes, how Mr. Peppermint begat the Butthole Surfers, Nirvana Unplugged, home made music videos, stealing people's souls, The Big Boys, Flipper, MTV, touching ex-girlfriends via the cathode ray tube, Steve Jones, Bill Cody, the Haden Triplets, Fred Armisen, stand up vs. music, The Harlem Globetrotters, the golden age of TV contortionists, punk rock trips to LA, Night Flight, New Wave Theater, the importance of flyers, hippies vs. punks, jazz fusion, how seeing Deliverance leads to a desire to be a musician, cool Moms, owning a monkey, the sad death of Abner, mutual Taegu adoration, the salvation of Wallace and Ladlow on a daily basis, 70s Variety Shows, The Johnny Cash Show, The yearly airing of the Wizard of Oz, The Wonderful World of Disney, The Andy Griffith show as perfection, pre-stroke Floyd the Barber vs. post-stroke Floyd the Barber, SCTV, SNL, Robin Williams, Belushi, Andy Kaufman, Acid Head Comedy, Doc Martin, the magic of the Smart Phone, cartoons, 60s Comix, Robert Crumb, Midnight Movies, El Topo, The Grateful Dead, Zappa, The Beatles, The Monkees, Too High to Die, No Commercial Potential, and shutting down Lollapalooza.