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A podcast where we typically discuss and celebrate the films of Gene Wilder, one minute at a time. Season one was dedicated to Young Frankenstein. Season two we looked at Blazing Saddles. With Season three, we moved in a new direction, taking on more of a talk-show format with guests.

A podcast where we typically discuss and celebrate the films of Gene Wilder, one minute at a time. Season one was dedicated to Young Frankenstein. Season two we looked at Blazing Saddles. With Season three, we moved in a new direction, taking on more of a talk-show format with guests.

Location:

United States

Description:

A podcast where we typically discuss and celebrate the films of Gene Wilder, one minute at a time. Season one was dedicated to Young Frankenstein. Season two we looked at Blazing Saddles. With Season three, we moved in a new direction, taking on more of a talk-show format with guests.

Language:

English

Contact:

678-427-1763


Episodes

TWR Listeners Lounge - Our Patriotism Show

7/1/2022
Today, Walt and Alan welcome guest, Barry King from B.K. on the Air to join them in a discussion about patriotism. They open with thoughts on celebrating Independence Day in America and what it means to them. After a brief discussion, they get into the heart of the discussion. To prepare for the show, they each came up with a topic and those would be used to create a TOP 5 list. The topics were: Patriotic Music, Patriotic Figures (real) and Patriotic Films. Top 5 Patriotic Songs Walt 1....

Duration:03:07:58

TWR Listeners Lounge - Welcome to Season 5

6/23/2022
After a 6 month hiatus, one that we had not planned to last that long, we are back and ready to bring you season 5. It's going to be a little different due to the changes in our lives, but we will be giving you content through the rest of the year. Today we spend time catching up, revisiting the movies and shows we've been watching, chat about Father's Day and give you a sneak peek at what is going to drop next month in time for Independence Day! So, kick back, relax and get ready for the...

Duration:01:25:14

TWR Listeners Lounge - Christmas Show and Season Finale

12/29/2021
In this episode, hosts Alan Sanders and Walt Murray bring you their Christmas Show and Season Finale to season 4. They bring you some of their favorite Christmas songs, both secular and religious. They also share some of their Christmas traditions, both old and new. Alan and Walt then share their current top 10 favorite Christmas films to watch during the holiday season. As they begin to wind down the show, they share some of their best Christmas memories from childhoods. That conversation...

Duration:02:10:15

TWR Listeners Lounge - Eric Von Haessler

12/16/2021
In this episode, hosts Alan Sanders and Walt Murray sit down for a chat with the host of the Von Haessler Doctrine, Eric Von Haessler. Although the goal was to start at the beginning, the discussion took on a life of it's own. Rather than the usual trip down memory lane, Alan and Walt spent time chatting with Eric about our current cultural state. It's impossible to know the fullest extent of social media and the internet, but it's hard to ignore the impact on society. From celebrities to...

Duration:02:23:28

TWR Listeners Lounge - Jim Dunham

12/9/2021
In this episode, Alan Sanders and Walt Murray chat with cowboy historian, performer and artist, Jim Dunham. Jim joined us back in season two as an Old West expert to help with with five episodes of Blazing Saddles. This time we wanted to get his history. Jim Dunham first became fascinated by the Old West after watching the Davy Crocket Show on The Wonderful World of Disney. The show led him to the library to read more about him and other characters from the West. By the time he was in...

Duration:01:52:20

TWR Listeners Lounge - Sean Glaze

12/2/2021
In this episode, hosts Alan Sanders and Walt Murray interview author and leadership consultant, Sean Glaze. Sean began his career initially thinking he was going to become a lawyer. However, after getting an English degree, he was convinced to become a high school teacher. Within his first year, he was asked to assist with 9th grade basketball. His vision of perfecting a team strategy did not go as planned. As he says, he face-planted hard. The revelation that there was more to team-building...

Duration:01:55:38

TWR Listeners Lounge - Sarah Lieving

11/17/2021
In this episodes, hosts Alan Sanders and Walt Murray get to chat with B-movie actress, Sarah Lieving. As usual, the interview begins with going back to Sarah's beginnings and slowly working toward the present. Many actors get their start after getting bitten by the acting bug and Sarah was no different. She took the plunge and moved to LA and has never regretted it. The work was slow initially and the parts small. But, with hard work and determination, she began to grow her resume and gain...

Duration:01:33:32

TWR Listeners Lounge - Demond Wilson

11/11/2021
In this episode, hosts Alan Sanders and Walt Murray welcome actor Demond Wilson who starred in Sanford and Son as well as other shows and movies. As always, they start by going to the beginning. Demond was born in Valdosta, Georgia, but moved to Harlem, NY shortly thereafter. By age 4, he was starting to do voice work on the radio. He loved to perform, working his way to the Apollo Stage at age 12. He continued to work on his talents, while also staying involved in sports throughout high...

Duration:01:39:47

TWR Listeners Lounge - Pete Davis

11/5/2021
In this episode, hosts Alan Sanders and Walt Murray sit down with Atlanta radio veteran, author and podcaster, Pete Davis. Well before Pete got into writing and podcasting, he thought he was going to be an actor. He wanted to move to LA and be a star. That was until he saw a live radio show. From that point, he was focused on a career on the air waves. And, sometimes, being at the right place at the right time is all a person needs. When the opportunity arose to be involved in an evening...

Duration:01:45:44

The Tell-Tale Heart

11/1/2021
For many years, one of the traditions Alan brings to his radio show each Halloween, is a dramatic reading of Edgar Allan Poe's The Tell-Tale Heart. The story is very short and simple. It is only a few pages long. In it, an unnamed narrator is recounting his tale to some unknown audience. He opens asking why would anyone think he is mad? In the narrator's mind, because he can vividly remember the details of his activity and his crime, it should make him sane. He goes so far as to say his...

Duration:00:16:27

TWR Listeners Lounge - Ian Willett

10/28/2021
In this episode, hosts Alan Sanders and Walt Murray and joined by Ian Willett, a podcast listener and champion of indie podcasts. Ian is a rare find in any audience. He enjoys listening to hundreds of podcasts each month. So, lots of people do that, right? What Ian does to set himself apart from so many others is by taking a few moments to thank them! He appreciates the time and effort that goes into creating an episode, so he makes sure to share the episode online. It's amazing how few will...

Duration:01:44:07

TWR Listeners Lounge - Halloween Special with Autumn Fischer

10/21/2021
In this episode, hosts Alan Sanders and Walt Murray release their Halloween Special with Autumn Fischer as a guest host. Autumn was a former guest in Season 04: Episode 04. She was also part of season 02, discussing the movie Blazing Saddles. Because so many listeners reached out to say how much they liked the special Rush episode, Alan and Walt decided to do one about Halloween movies. It is important to note, it is not possible to hit every popular Halloween movie or even every genre....

Duration:01:26:02

TWR Listeners Lounge - Beth Kushnick and Caroline Daley

10/7/2021
In this episode, hosts Alan Sanders and Walt Murray interview long-time Hollywood set decorator, Beth Kushnick and podcast host, Caroline Daley. Before we get into the podcast Beth and Caroline host at Pod Clubhouse, we spend some time chatting about Beth's history. She has been in the business for over 35 years, working on films and television shows, cutting across almsot every genre and locale. We spend time talking about the differences in design versus decoration and how those terms are...

Duration:02:12:44

TWR Listeners Lounge - Misty Rosas

9/29/2021
In this episode, hosts Alan Sanders and Walt Murray chat with body actor, Misty Rosas, who recently brought the character of Quiil to life on The Mandalorian. Misty first started her career as a gymnast, working to stay flexible and dynamic. She also spent time working as a dancer. As luck would have it, being a few inches shy of five feet tall, she learned she could play characters at Disneyland. She rapidly began to grow her craft as a character performance artist. One of her first block...

Duration:01:59:56

TWR Listeners Lounge - RUSH Cinema Strangiato

9/8/2021
In this episode, hosts Alan Sanders and Walt Murray invite bassist, Philip Sanders, to chat about the group RUSH. With RUSH Cinema Stragiato opening nationwide for a one-night showing of the Director's Cut of their R40 tour, they decided to spend the episode discussing the band. Alan's younger brother Phililp, has a lot of musical talent and is a bassist in a number of bands. As they look back at their first brushes with RUSH, they all seemed to have started in 6th grade. As Alan states, the...

Duration:02:08:16

TWR Listeners Lounge - Dustin Lollar

9/1/2021
In this episode, hosts Alan Sanders and Walt Murray sit down with Dustin Lollar, a podcaster and YouTube producer for Radio Labyrinth. We start with Dustin's first brushes with the show and how he and Jeff Lieboff actually crossed paths first. They both love the films of Kevin Smith and met on a dedicated Facebook group. As Dustin become more and more of a fan of the podcast, Radio Labyrinth, he started doing some artwork and even created a private group for the show called The Radio Shack....

Duration:01:54:56

TWR Listeners Lounge - Kerry Slone

8/25/2021
In this episode, hosts Alan Sanders and Walt Murray and joined by Kerry Slone, female advocate and social media maven at Stilettos and Shotguns. Kerry has been speaking to, and empowering, women for years. As a victim of domestic violence herself, she wants to teach women how to protect themselves and their loved ones. She is a strong advocate for the second amendment, but is the first person to tell you, not everyone should have a gun. However, those who wish to be able to defend themselves...

Duration:02:10:55

TWR Listeners Lounge - Pat McCormack

8/12/2021
In this episode, hosts Alan and Walt welcome a returning guest from season 3, Pat McCormack of The Golden Rage of TV. If you missed Pat's interview from last season, we highly recommend you go back and listen. Pat does give a short, Readers Digest version of his backstory, leading to the creation of The Golden Rage of TV channel on YouTube. Initially, the channel provided a spotlight to his incredible guitar work. Pat would take classic television themes and put a hard rock guitar edge to...

Duration:01:50:39

TWR Listeners Lounge - Barnaby Martin

8/4/2021
In this episode, hosts Alan Sanders and Walt Murray sit with Barnaby Martin, the star of the YouTube channel, Listening In. Barnaby has been drawn to music his entire life, starting as a singer and a member of many different choirs. As he grew in knowledge and experience, he began to write music and learn about its structure and forms. As someone who would love to compose his own pieces, he started to become interested in breaking down other pieces. After a time, he began his own YouTube...

Duration:01:42:17

TWR Listeners Lounge - Stephanie Stuckey

7/28/2021
In this episode, hosts Alan Sanders and Walt Murray get a chance to interview the CEO of the Stuckey's Corporation, Stephanie Stuckey. After catching up on the last week since the prior show, Stephanie comes to the stage and takes us back 80+ years to the 1930's. He grandfather was carving out a life by selling pecan's to resellers. He eventually began selling them on the side of the road. Within a few years, he enlisted his wife to help bake Southern style treats, like pecan rolls to expand...

Duration:02:05:19