Episode 066: Absinthe and “Exodus: Gods and Kings”

The Green Fairy alights upon Kate’s shoulder, inspiring poetry of a sort as we drink absinthe and watch Sir Ridley Scott’s “Exodus: Gods and Kings.” Join us!

Decorate your dorm room the Kate way with absinthe-friendly Art Nouveau by Alphonse Mucha.

The angel of death in “The Prince of Egypt”:

Sex wizard Frank Langella as Rameses and Ben Kingsley as Moses in a 1995 TNT movie because Langella:

Glass Brain lives.

The electroshock alarm clock is not a forgotten psychedelic band. It’s a real thing.

Episode 065: Cocktail Dresses and “All That Jazz”

Kate’s put on her finest little black dress to give Josh an introduction to the history of cocktail dresses before we descend into the dexedrine-fueled Bob Fosse fantasia that is “All That Jazz.” Join us!

Here’s one of Christian Dior’s signature cocktail dresses: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/C.I.63.36a-c

Clips that show how much Michael Jackson was inspired by Bob Fosse are all over Youtube. Here’s one of Fosse’s dance from The Little Prince (1974), mashed up with “Billie Jean”:

The BBC’s Melvyn Bragg interviewed Fosse about “All That Jazz” around the time of its release:

Episode 064: The Maiden’s Prayer and “Scooby-Doo”

First it was a creepily sex-negative song. Then it was a creepily sexist cocktail. Join Josh and Kate as they sample the Maiden’s Prayer and watch the abandoned amusement park ride that is “Scooby-Doo.”

Trailer for “All That Jazz,” which Josh promises Kate they’re going to watch because it’s fantastic and insane.

A Taiwanese garbage truck playing the song.

Here’s Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys playing the song:

Here’s the “The Warlock of Wimbledon”:

The Bloodhound Gang solves the case of the thing in the trunk:

Episode 063: Long Island Iced Tea LIVE!

It’s our live show! Join us as we sample the truly foul Long Island Iced Tea and take a look backward as part of the DSI Comedy festival, Sound Bites! It was a blast. Thanks to Ashley, Zach and everyone else at DSI and thanks to you guys for coming out!