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Artisans and artists talk about the rewards of following their passion and marching to the beat of their own drummer. Throw in a dose of car talk, kustom kulture, tikis, pulchritudinous pin-ups, lowbrow art, booze and rugged tales of real man adventure. Hosted by Jeff Fox, producer of The Dana Gould Hour, The Larry Miller Show, Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend, The CrabFeast and more.

Artisans and artists talk about the rewards of following their passion and marching to the beat of their own drummer. Throw in a dose of car talk, kustom kulture, tikis, pulchritudinous pin-ups, lowbrow art, booze and rugged tales of real man adventure. Hosted by Jeff Fox, producer of The Dana Gould Hour, The Larry Miller Show, Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend, The CrabFeast and more.
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Artisans and artists talk about the rewards of following their passion and marching to the beat of their own drummer. Throw in a dose of car talk, kustom kulture, tikis, pulchritudinous pin-ups, lowbrow art, booze and rugged tales of real man adventure. Hosted by Jeff Fox, producer of The Dana Gould Hour, The Larry Miller Show, Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend, The CrabFeast and more.

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English


Episodes

Korla Pandit Documentary

8/29/2015
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It’s hard to imagine a world without televisions. Today, TVs are not just ubiquitous, they’re everywhere. But in the 1940s, television was an expensive, new gadget that very few households owned. When the World Series was televised for the first time in 1947, only 44,000 TV sets were in use in the entire U.S. In 1948, only ten percent of Americans had ever even seen a television program. The only thing more scarce than TV sets was TV programming. Radio had been widely adopted for decades,...

Duration:00:55:13

Drummer & Comedian Jon Wurster

6/26/2015
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As a musician, Jon Wurster is best-known as the drummer for Superchunk, The Mountain Goats, New Pornographers and The Bob Mould Band. He’s also half of the comedy team Scharpling and Wurster. Tom Scharpling was the host of a radio show which originally aired on WFMU. Scharpling and Wurster struck up a friendship, and Wurster started regularly calling into Scharpling’s radio show, voicing different characters. The Best Show aired for 13 years, and an exhaustive collection of the show’s...

Duration:00:54:18

Mad Men: Behind The Lens

4/16/2015
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The groundbreaking TV show Mad Men is now in its final season. For seven seasons, the show has immersed its viewers in the treacherous world of New York ad executives. It centers around the iconic Don Draper, whose genuine talents and charisma are constantly being undermined by his self-destructive behavior. Mad Men’s unhurried story lines and morally feeble characters have broadened the possibilities for a basic cable drama. Its plot lines are rarely wrapped up at the end of a single...

Duration:01:12:16

Hot Rod Artisans and Entrepreneurs

3/15/2015
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We took this episode on location to the 2015 Grand National Roadster Show in Pomona, California. The GNRS is easily the biggest hot rod show in Southern California. The best of the best of the best of the hot rod world get polished up to the nines and put on display here every year. And don’t let the name fool you, there’s way more than roadsters here. You’ll find traditional hot rods, rat rods, kustoms, drag racers, gassers, bikes and even some low riders here. Plus, they have live bands,...

Duration:01:19:48

Car Talk With Marky Ramone

2/16/2015
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Punk Rock Blitzkrieg is the new book by legendary punk drummer Marky Ramone of The Ramones. The book tells the story of Marky’s life behind the kit, playing drums for one of the most influential and iconic punk bands of all time, The Ramones. Long before any books were written about the band, wild rumors about The Ramones had been the stuff of punk rock urban legend. Such as: all of The Ramones had served in Vietnam, Joey was in a mental institution, Dee Dee was a heroin addict and a street...

Duration:00:37:05

Interview With P.J. O’Rourke

1/1/2015
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P.J. O’Rourke is one of the most popular modern American humorists, but he’s also a car nut. We find out that O’Rourke comes from a long line of Buick men and then take a humorous look at the sad state of the American auto industry as we discuss his book “Driving Like Crazy.” Starting with his days at National Lampoon magazine in the 1970s, O’Rourke went on to write for magazines such as Playboy, Vanity Fair, Esquire, Harper’s and Rolling Stone. He’s also the author of best-selling books...

Duration:00:44:30