The Curator of Schlock #417: Alien 3 (The Assembly Cut)
I walked softly on the hardwood floor of The Fifth Cord exhibit, the Revenging Manta trailing close behind. It was then that I saw the most horrifying sight. One of the punks that had taken over The Museum of Schlock had vandalized the centerpiece of the room, a marble bust of the great Franco Nero. They’d spray… Continue reading
Episode 575: TDO vs. The Curator of Schlock for May the Fourth
Jeff Shuster and John King celebrate May the 4th by discussing three films trying to capitalize on the science fiction success of Star Wars. Movies Discussed NOTES Check out the typography of the last page of The Black Hole’s novelization; it’s as if the lines jumbled on purpose having gone through the black hole. Check… Continue reading
The Perfect Life #54
Dear Dr. Perfect, My fiancé just dyed his hair cotton candy blue, which will clash with the dog collar I intend to surprise him with at our wedding ceremony. How can I dye his hair back to black without him knowing? Signed, Determined ———– Greetings, Big D. The lead-up to any wedding is crucial to… Continue reading
Episode 574: Nick Geogourdiou!
On this episode, I speak with the Nick Georgoudiou about co-owning the used bookstore @joybirdbooks, maintaining a murder of typewriters, literary citizenship, and many other matters of interest and whatnot. PLACE DISCUSSED NOTES TDO listeners can get 20% of a premium subscription to Scribophile. After using the above link to register for a basic account,… Continue reading
The Curator of Schlock #416: The Lost Boys
The Revenging Manta and I were stumbling around in the dark of the Spookies exhibit in the Museum of Schlock. Funny enough. This exhibit was left mostly intact. Someone had removed the yellow dress shirt that adorned the were-cat mannequin. I could have sworn I saw the robot sheriff Elle out of the corner of my eye,… Continue reading
The Perfect Life #53
Dear Dr. Perfect, Why didn’t Ayn Rand ever become president? Signed, Confused ——————– Dearest Confused, For someone who escaped Soviet communism at an early age, Ayn Rand sure was preachy. She should have been satisfied enough with the western decadence before her. Instead, she unleashed her Objectivist philosophy on an unsuspecting populous in the form… Continue reading
Episode 573: David van den Berg
On this episode, I speak with the poet David van den Berg on the glories of tromping through swamps as a child, the knifeblade dialectic of cynicism and wonder, and discovering a sense of authentic voice. TEXT DISCUSSED NOTES TDO listeners can get 20% of a premium subscription to Scribophile. After using the above link… Continue reading
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