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TV Guidance Counselor Episode 349: Dr. Rebecca Housel

TV Guidance Counselor Podcast

Release Date: 04/15/2019

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October 11-17, 1975 This week Ken welcomes writer, drummer, actor and all around great guy Frank Whaley to the show. Ken and Frank discuss Ken's mispronunciation, upstate New York, being "Evicted Boy" in Spenser for Hire, being 24 and pretending you are 16, being dirt poor, getting commercials, The Freshman, getting to act with the best actors, Marlon Brando, Burt Lancaster, Field of Dreams, After School Specials, James Earl Jones, how Little Monsters put Born on the 4th of July in jeopardy, gambling on baseball, bookies, bowling, Cornhole on TV, being a punk kid, making rednecks angry,...

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June 20-26, 1998 This week Ken welcomes producer, writer, showrunner and creator of the new NBC Medical Drama Transplant, Joseph Kay. Ken and Joseph discuss being in Toronto, being stuck behind a border, Transplant, a show set in Canada being an NBC co-production, The X-Files, Chris Carter, learning how to run a show working on a show, serialization in television, the ongoing story in Transplant, the difficulty of telling stories without a definitive end, Medical Dramas, E.R., immigration stories, George Clooney: Movie Star, how medical dramas are the new detective/mystery shows, re-inventing...

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July 19-25, 1969 This week Ken welcomes film fan, Rifftrax-er, and voice of Tom Servo, the great Kevin Murphy to the show. Ken and Kevin discuss fishing, Elvis, the Apollo 11, Boy Scout Camp, the space race, the political unrest of 1968, Vietnam, Iowa, Nebraska, jock itch, hemorrhoids, corn, being too old for diaper rash, smoking, Jackie Gleason, Hardcore Corn-ography, the greatest music on television, The T.A.M.I. Show, WHA PBS, Kevin's history in television production, Mason Williams, the FCC, befriending the tape librarian, The Outer Limits "The Invisible Enemy", The Day the Earth Froze,...

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April 24 - May 3, 2004 This week Ken welcomes actor, musician Kaitlin Huwe to the show. Ken and Kaitlin discuss the misery of a New England climate, The Bay Area, the California Vibe, Pandemic niceness, having a great Drama teacher in High School, moving to L.A. at 17, NYC, UCLA, being completely baffled by TV Guide, PBS's Arthur, Hollywood's seedy underbelly, faking it til you....fake it, Fake film festivals, music videos, doing the training, women of SNL, TV on flip phones circa 2004, buying three throw blankets as a comfort reaction, redesigning your own bedroom, 7th Heaven, That's So...

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January 13-19, 1968 This week Ken welcomes the incredible English writer, comedian and all around amazing human Jo Brand to the show. Ken and Jo discuss the good that has come out of a Global pandemic, how incredibly shocking 1968 seems looking at it from 2020, USSR representations of the USA, Ken's deprogramming, Housewife Dracula, how to say "take the piss" in America, Female stand up comedians, the UK Alt-Comedy scene, man-hating, what makes it to the US from the UK and vice versa, remaking British Comedies for the United States, Getting On, the U.S. obsession with looks, being in the thing...

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August 2-8, 1975 This week Ken welcomes actor, writer, director and all around good dude D.B. Sweeney to the show. Ken and D.B. discuss enjoying the depth of TV Guide listings, growing up as townies in Long Island, when Spenser for Hire is your first day in show business, befriending Robert Urich, Lonesome Dove, being a Red Sox fan in Long Island, Billy's Triple Crown, Mary Tyler Moore vs. Emergency, Randolph Mantooth, Dead Martin and Jerry Lewis, being a comedy guy, playing real people, 8 Men Out, Gardens of Stone, Two and a Half Men, being a hocky dad, the greatness of Jon Cryer, Art Carney:...

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October 19-25, 1996 This week Ken welcomes journalist, writer and fellow former New England punk teen Gabrielle Moss. Ken and Gaby discuss good microphones, how people no longer care about quality, Connecticut, War Pigs, where bands play, 1996, BYOTVG, Gargoyles, Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Brooke Shields, Sexy Babies, Townies, Halloween costumes, depression fueled nostalgia, TV novelizations, Alex Mac, Claire Danes, The Wrong Devon, My So-Called Life Goes On, Pasadena shooting locations, avoiding Prime Time, syndicated anthology horror, The New Twilight Zone, X-Men, Bobby's World, the less...

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FALL PREVIEW ALERT! September 12-18, 2004 This week Ken welcomes writer Sarah Rodman to the show. Ken and Sarah discuss staying in an attitude of gratitude, the first year Sarah worked as a TV critic, recommending shows to people in lockdown, Cheers, Ted Danson, the importance of the Fall Preview, not knowing what shows will go on forever, The Television Critics' Association Press Tour, getting an angry letter from Trump about your hair, the golden boom of Reality TV, The Surreal Life, billionaires making TV, local television productions, Knotts Landing, Desperate Housewives, Lost, Fringe,...

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March 17-23, 1984 This week Ken welcomes writer, former MTV VJ, editor, performer and all around good dude Dave Holmes to the show. Ken and Dave discuss Dave's COVID-19 negative test result, Duff, cutting the line, Tickling Priscilla Presley, ruined childhoods, Gilbert and Sullivan, The Tennis Pro career of Kent Golden, Tom Villard, more tickling, confusing Jeff Goldblum for Eddie Deezen, the "lost" Hollywood Squares, Gallagher's ID, Night of the Dribbler, Fred Travalena, We Got it Maid, Price is Right, the satisfying colors of Tattletales, being over Diff'rent Strokes, Joel Higgin's love...

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October 24-30, 1998 This week Ken welcomes writer, film critic, cool gal, and kindred spirit Stephanie Crawford to the show. Ken and Stephanie discuss Las Vegas, Reno, The Luxor, Crime Story, Horror scopes, Mom and Pop Casinos, Premiere Magazine, Sassy, a love of movies, the internet in the 90s, being inspired by Almost Famous, Rolling Stone, The Good Wife, The Nest, over selling things, how Holden Caufield IS Opie Taylor, X-Rated Dick Van Dyke, Carrie II: The Rage, the awful graphic design of the late 90s, Mr. Show Bowling shirts, suburban terror, being too old to trick or treat, best...

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December 20 - 26, 2003

This week Ken welcomes Pop Culture Professor Dr. Rebecca Housel to the show.

Ken and Rebecca discuss cheesecake, bar pizza,being an outdoor kid, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Golden Girls, entertainment dynasties, Roseanne, Wonder Woman, anti-antisemitism, Gal Godot, the weird sexual history of Wonder Woman, Donna Reed, variety shows, cutting out commercials from your life, on demand, Alice, Charlie's Angels, Bionic Woman, 50 Shades of Grey, Anne Rice, Interview with the Vampire, Twilight, Comic Con, Baby Boomers vs. Gen X, Millennials, fascination with monsters and rules, trophy culture, video games, open worlds and their disturbing nature, Fallout 4, Poltergeists, odd coincidences, selfish lack of consequences, Gary Shteyngart, cyborgs, I Am Legend, magic words, saying it outloud, male oriented thinking, business as sociopaths, accomplishment, allegory, The Twilight Zone, honesty in art, David Cronenberg, spirit animals, having a boner for the Creature from the Black Lagoon, pornography, She-Devil, Smallville, Charmed, mixed families, Rome, Christmas, why there are not a ton of great Hanukkah specials, Lauren Holly, Power Rangers, James Marsters, meeting Stan Lee, Nickel Nips, poor people "juice", Say Anything, A Christmas Story, Sex in the City, 8 Crazy Night, While You Were Sleeping, Queen of the Damned, Cruel Intentions, and watching anything with Sarah Michelle Gellar.