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Conversations With My Dummy

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This podcast is about the screwball relationship between a ventriloquist and his dummy. Because it's an audio podcast, Steve works on the honor system. There's also plenty of music and well known guests such as John Sebastian, Peter Schickele and many others.

This podcast is about the screwball relationship between a ventriloquist and his dummy. Because it's an audio podcast, Steve works on the honor system. There's also plenty of music and well known guests such as John Sebastian, Peter Schickele and many others.
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This podcast is about the screwball relationship between a ventriloquist and his dummy. Because it's an audio podcast, Steve works on the honor system. There's also plenty of music and well known guests such as John Sebastian, Peter Schickele and many others.




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CWMD 46 3D,4D,5D, 6D and 7D glasses plus Paul Geremia

Harry brings in 3D glasses and then moves up the dimensions to 7D glasses. Wow! What you can see when putting on 7D glasses would blow your mind. Also the great Paul Geremia, blues guitarist, sings Big Bill Broonzy's "Mopper's Blues"


CWMD 45 The Ventriloquist Police and Cindy Cashdollar

The Ventriloquist Police come in to check whether Steve's lips move when Harry talks. When they catch him in the act they take him away to jail leaving Harry to host the show alone. And Cindy Cashdollar, the great dobro player helps Steve sing "Hey Goodlookin'"


CWMD 44 Harry's Dream and Jay Ungar and Lyn Hardy

Harry's having a dream that he's saving his class from certain death when Steve wakes him up. He's got to get back to sleep or else! And Jay Ungar and Lyn Hardy sing a song that Jay wrote "You low down dirty dog". Also Steve sings an original "Spaghetti Slurpin'"


CWMD 43 Compassion and John Hall

This is our compassion show. Harry is sharing his candy bar with Steve by giving him half of it...again and again and again. And Steve sings Bob Blue's great song "Courage". One of his favorite songs of all time, and that's not hyperbole. John Hall is Steve's guest and he's singing a John Sebastian song "Just another link in the chain".


CWMD 42 The Xmas Show with Kim and Reggie Harris

Harry is doing his annual stint at Santa's workshop dealing with the toy rejects. He brings in a bunch to see if anyone wants one. Also Kim and Reggie Harris do a really, really funny song "You ain't gettin' Diddly Squat cause you really screwed up this year" And Steve and Harry sing "Xmas in Killarney" and "I Wanna Be an Elf"


CWMD 41 The Show is Broke! and the Vanaver Caravan

Harry accidentally broke the show and Steve has to operate on it with the help of Nurse Harry. Ask me how Steve comes up with this stuff. Don't ask. And Bill and Livia Vanaver are guests. The Vanaver Caravan has been around for decades dancing, playing and singing up a storm with songs from around the world. And Steve sings "Modern Major General" from Pirates of Penzance. And he knows it by heart! What a nut.


CWMD 40 Tom Chapin plus Shrinkage

Today we got Tom Chapin on the podcast. Tom's been around forever winning grammy awards and hosting his own TV show. He plays for kids and adults alike. A total class act. He's doing a song called State Laughs. Also Harry's sweater has shrunk which leads him to want to shrink other things. And he does, oh yes he does. Steve plays a song he wrote on the piano, "When I play piano I give it a fast kick". It's a doozy. And did you ever hear the "Who's on First"routine with a knock knock joke?...


CWMD 39 Bruce Ackerman plus counting sheep

Bruce Ackerman is the guest. Bruce is a rennaisance man. Sculptor, painter, cartoonist, musician, bon vivant. And on this show he's playing a tasty arrangement on the guitar of Mairzy Doats and Dozy Doats. Also, Harry, Steve's dummy, needs to take his afternoon nap and decides to count sheep like you've never heard anyone count sheep before. Hilarious. From Steve's Best of... CD's volume 4, there's a routine from his stage act performed live of Harry putting him down. What more could you...


CWMD 38 Thanksgiving Show with Lyn Hardy

It's our Thanksgiving Show! Harry is up to his usual shenanigans and Lyn Hardy and Diane Senabria sing "Turkey in the Straw". Also Bear from Bear in the Big Blue House sings Steve's song "Family Tree". And since it's Thanksgiving, thank you for everyone who listens.


CWMD 37 Trout Fishing plus Bananas

Trout Fishing in America are Steve's guests. Nothing to do with fishing mind you. They hail from Arkansas and are so loveable and fun to hang out with. Great musicians, great songwriters, great sense of humor. They've won so many awards and today, here for you now they'll be singing "Baby's got the carkeys". Lots of you will relate. And Harry wants more bananas on the show. Why? Because they're funny. He also reads an essay about the similarities and differences between the banana and the...


CWMD 36 Barry Polisar plus Dinosaur Bone kit

Barry Louis Polisar is Steve's guest today. He wrote the theme song to that great movie Juno "All I want is you". He's also written some great children's songs. You get a funny title and the song writes itself. How about "My brother threw up on my stuffed toy bunny" or "You can't say BPPPP on the radio". Anyway he's singing a song that was featured on Sesame Street "I Gotta Dog and my dog's name is cat" Harry won a dinosaur kit at a Paleontology Festival and is putting up a life size...


CWMD 35 Bill Keith plus The Juice Bar

Today on the show is Bill Keith. Such a banjo player this guy was. He played with Bill Monroe. Bob Dylan, Jim Kweskin’s Jug Band, Judy Collins and about a million other people. He’s helping Steve do one of his favorite songs “Bully of the Town”. It’s sad Bill passed away not that long ago. But Steve is honored that he got to play with him. Plus Harry's been visiting a juice bar and then a salad bar. You want puns? This is the home office for them. And Steve and Harry do an Untrue Facts...


CWMD 34 Halloween with Daniel Pinkwater

It's our annual Halloween show and our guest is Daniel Pinkwater, award winning children's author and long time commentator on "All Things Considered" and other NPR broadcasts. We're reading his book "The Frankenbagel Monster". Also Harry's upset that Steve wants him dressed as a ballerina for the holiday.


CWMD 33 Jay and Molly and The Door

Jay Ungar and Molly Mason are Steve's guests helping Harry sing a Richard Morton song "How would you like to be made of wood". Jay and Molly are the best. Both were in the Prairie home Companion house band. They've played with everyone and anyone. Jay wrote the theme song to Ken Burns' Civil War documentary on PBS that became a big hit. Fantastic fiddle player while Molly plays a great bass. Plus the door is acting up. You know the old trusty sound effect of the door opening and closing...


CWMD 31 Les Vegas and The Fairytale Lawyer

Steve and Harry's guest is Les Vegas. Is that a great name or what? He's performing a hit song he wrote, Peter Paul and Mary's "I'm in Love with a Big blue frog". Also, Harry is now a lawyer for Fairytale characters. For instance he's got a suit against the Farmer's Wife representing the three blind mice. Domestic abuse against Peter Pumpkin eater. And others. And Steve is singing one of his favorite songs by Mark Graham "I can see your Aura and it's ugly".


CWMD 30 Cindy Cashdollar and Good and Evil Steve

Cindy Cashdollar is a dobro player extraordinaire. She's played with Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, Rod Stewart, Willie Nelson, Leon Redbone, Peter Rowan, The Band, Paul Butterfield and others. She won five grammy awards when working with Asleep at the Wheel. Steve rewrote Cocaine Blues and made it Caffeine Blues. She's helping him do it on this podcast. Also, There's a question whether the evil Steve and Harry have taken over the show and locked the good Steve and Harry in the closet. Did they?...


CWMD 29 Tom Paxton and the Comedy Wheel

Steve's guest is Tom Paxton. The writer of classics such as "Last thing on my Mind" and "The Marvelous Toy", Tom's been around forever. He's singing about Ketchup with Harry. Steve is also playing a song he wrote for Scholastic on an album called "The Riddle King's Riddle Songs". Helping him on the tune is the great banjo player Bill Keith, John Sebastian from the Lovin' Spoonful, Jay Ungar and Molly Mason and Doug James on the drums. And Harry has brought in a Comedy Wheel. Spin it and...


CWMD 28 Mikhail Horowitz and The dream guild

Steve's guests today are Mikhail Horowitz, stand up poet and very funny guy. Also Jay Ungar, fiddle player as well as Lynn Hardy. Harry is upset that Steve isn't paying the actors and crew in his dreams. If he keeps it up he'll end up stranded on a desert island for 8 hours a night. Dr. Fentermacher visits as the agent for these actors who are, after all, only figments of Steve's imagination. But then is Dr. Fentermacher.


CWMD 27 Paul Geremia and the General Store 2

Steve's guests today are Paul Geremia and Larry packer, Paul is a legend in his field. Great folk and blues musician from Newport Rhode Island. He's being accompanied by Larry Packer on the fiddle. Also the General Store is open. It's so big it makes Walmart's look like a little mom and pop shop. Customers ask for the strangest things and Steve and Harry always have them in stock.


CWMD 26 Bernice Lewis plus Explosions

Bernice Lewis is Steve's guest singing Michael Smith's "Dead Egyptian Blues", a wonderful song that should have been as big as Steve Martin's "King Tut". And Harry makes the big mistake of asking if they'll be an explosion on the show. The rules of "Conversations With My Dummy" means that just mentioning it means it'll happen...again and again and again.


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