Garry talks with author Sheryl Gould about her new book “You’re Not Crazy, You’re Not A Bad Parent and No Your Teen Really Doesn’t Hate You.” Meanwhile, people in Spain thought their town had been invaded by a lion but it turned out to be something more conventional. Plus, a dentist’s bad decision six years ago is paying off during the COVID-19 outbreak.
A seven year old in Maryland used the $600 in his savings account to create coronavirus care packages. Meanwhile, Taylor Swift has been vindicated. Plus, Garry checks in with Alan Dalinka to find out what life is like in Florida with Disney shut down because of COVID-19
Misty Callahan and Keith Conrad are both sheltering in place as the nation wrestles with the COVID-19 outbreak, which of course begs the question, what is the best movie about a virus destroying society?
Plus, in this month’s Pop Culture Blind Spot segment, Misty watched the classic Cold War comedy Dr. Strangelove first the first time. Results were mixed.
Sean Magers and Keith Conrad are on a mission to re-watch The Twilight Zone, sharing their reactions and a little trivia along the way. The pilot episode was “Where is Everybody?”
Here’s the original description of the episode:
Mike Ferris finds himself alone in the small Oakwood town and without recollection about his name, where he is or who he is. Mike wanders through the town trying to find a living soul. The tension increases and Mike has a breakdown.
COVID-19 has the entire country under lockdown. Several states have issued “Shelter In Place” orders, which have millions of people sitting at home with absolutely nothing to do. Please wash your hands and practice social distancing as we look forward to the inevitable Ken Burns documentary on PBS after this is all over.
Alienating the Audience: Andrew Heaton talks to Josh Jennings about “The Day of the Triffids,” by John Wyndham and the origins of the modern zombie genre. That seems pretty cromulent, given the news lately.
Weird Things: When the news gets weird, Weird Things gets normal. They chat about the impact COVID-19 is having on the world and what it will mean for the future… it might last a while or people might otherwise get a taste for working for home.
Cordkillers: What with theaters shut down and everybody else working from home, it’s probably going to be a golden age for streaming media
A strip club in Oregon is going above and beyond to help during the COVID-19 crisis. Meanwhile, between the viral outbreak and now an attack of locusts in the middle east, things are getting Biblical out there. Plus, more evidence you should never open your front door for a stranger.