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TWR Listeners Lounge - Kerry Slone

The Wilder Ride

Release Date: 08/25/2021

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As we move to Walt's review of yet another horrible movie, Kerry sticks around and has fun weighing in on it and the rest of our segments. After the film review, Alan and Walt dive into their it's no BS news segment followed by the entertainment segment.

WATCHING

Walt binged Cocaine Cowboys and found it quite entertaining. He has also started to re-watch Santa Clarita Diet. Finally, he caught Ferris Bueller's Day Off currently running on Netflix. Alan watched the Spielberg film, War Horse, for the first time and loved it. He also kept up with some of his favorite YouTube channels, including Ashleigh Burton and Popcorn in Bed, both of whom happened to react to Mad Max Fury Road. Of course, this meant Alan has a re-watch of the movie, himself. Kerry has been re-watching the series, Turn, about the spies of the Revolutionary War. She is also re-watching The Walking Dead and recommends the John Adams miniseries starring Paul Giamatti.

READING

Walt is continuing to pour though the homage to the road trip, "Don't Make Me Pull Over." Kerry suggests, "Revolutionary Mothers," and, "Dearest Friend," which are the letters of Abigail Adams.

LISTENING

Walt suggests three podcasts this week: This Won't Hurt a Bit, Superego and Mascots. Alan has been listening this week to the album, Hummingbird, by the New Age group 2002 as well as the double-album, Pulse, by Pink Floyd. As to podcasts, he has been listening to The Great Escape Minute, Radio Labyrinth and 60MW Podcast. Kerry has been grooving to some 80's punk classics and comparing the sounds of British punk versus American. She loves the song, "Down from the Mountain," off the O, Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack. On YouTube, she likes, The Skinny Medic, and enjoys the rapid-fire humor on the Johnny B channel, especially Spicy Fridays.