Episode 33 : Backslash Won’t Get You There

On today’s episode Jill returns from her vacation and special guest Luis Midence discusses the music video “Wish you Would.” Later, the group mourn the passing of Leslie Nielsen and discuss a Spanish woman who now owns the sun, WikiLeaks, and question whether or not picky eaters have a “disorder.” OH, and otters are deadly.

Today’s featured song is “Like I can” by The Secret Machines

Episode 32 Supplement : Wish you Would/Uncertain Double Feature

Wish you Would (click to see the video)

p.s. I wish I knew how to add the actual video to this post.

Video starring Jon and Andy. Danielle stars as the waitress and April (from Episode 29) is the young mother in the parking lot. The cute little girl is Andy’s daughter, Persephone.

Another video we discussed, Uncertain you may see by clicking the hyperlink.

Thanks Luis Midence (the awesome director) for including us in your projects

Episode 32 : Gate Rape

Artist Andy Amato joins the cast once again on a special episode. Topics include Thanksgiving, The Walking Dead episode 4, a TSA pat down which leaves a bladder cancer survivor soaked in his own urine, a heroic dog accidentally being euthanized, a cruel al Qaeda terrorist plot, and narwhals. Yes, narwhals. Later Andy, Danielle, and Jon discuss the filming of Eric Himan’s music video “Wish you Would” which they filmed over the weekend. The video was directed by Luis Midence.

This week’s featured song is “Wish you Would” by Eric Himan.

Open Mic with Secretly Timid : Barbara Vance

Diane and Danielle interview author Barbara Vance, whose collection of children’s poems Suzie Bitner was Afraid of the Drain is receiving rave reviews and is perfect for kids and kids at heart.  You can see Barbara this Thursday, November 18th at 7:30 p.m. at the Jonsson Performance Hall at the University of Texas at Dallas.

Barbara Vance is an author and illustrator. She lives in Dallas, Texas where she enjoys taking long walks on warm, breezy days. She has been writing since she was just over three inches tall (it’s a long story). Now a comfortable five foot four inches tall, she is happy to state that her love of words has grown as much as she has. Barbara spends a lot of time writing, drawing, reading, and teaching at the University of Texas at Dallas.

Episode 31 : Come on Ride the Plane

On today’s show the cast discuss kinnearing and pearl bracelets. They also discuss embarrassing questions some women ask their gynecologists and whether or not new airline security regulations are an invasion of privacy or necessary to make us safe. The cast also discuss AMC’s The Walking Dead eps. 1 – 3 and Dead Set. Thanks listener Jeff for the heads up!

Today’s featured song is “Monster Mae” by Marcella and the Forget Me Nots

Episode 30 : Life in Mono

On a very special mono-rific episode the group discuss why that “time of the month” shall now be called “Shark Week,” the correct pronunciation of new speaker of the house John Boehner’s surname, and how creepy Koch Industries own everything. Other topics include The Amazing Race, what famous musician asked Danielle out to dinner, The Dallas Desire lingerie football team, an amazing contestant on Wheel of Fortune, hilarious auto-correct fails, and little douche’s.

The featured song for today’s episode is “And We Lean In” by Tresspassers William

Note : Here is a link to the article Jon talked about on the show. He got so many facts wrong. Still so fascinating.

Episode 29 : Four Loko

The cast welcomes the lovely and talented April Collie to the show on a cold, wet day in Dallas. Topics include a Republican candidate’s claim that Morgan Freeman provided the voice over on a political ad, British comedian Stephen Fry’s claim that women do not enjoy sex, a former Dallas Police officer being charged with excessive force and astrologer and psychologist Debra Silverman’s amazing youtube videos. The cast also experiment with Four Loko and discuss a recent study which claims that alcohol is the ‘most harmful’ drug.

Today’s featured song is “A Teenager in Love” by The Pains of Being Pure at Heart