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Episode 445: Curses and Cryptids

Hello sweeties! This week the ladie take on cryptids, curses and Bandersnatch Cumberbund… So very on brand for them. - Poppy, the clockwork assistant 10.13.17 playlist: Thomas Dolby - I Scare Myself Táta Vega - Miss Celie’s Blues (Sister) Leon Russell - Magic Mirror Crystal Bright & The Silver Hands - Toy Hammer XTC - Poor Skeleton Steps Out Walter Sickert & The Army of Broken Toys - I [...]

Duration: 01:40:39

Episode 444: The Maladori Brothers Marvelous & Macabre Circus

The clowns… the clowns they’re here… Oh wait, it’s just Emmett & Lady Attercop, sweeties. I think I can take them. - Poppy, the clockwork assistant 10.06.17 playlist: Accordion Tribe - Cirkus II Tom Waits - The Black Rider Walter Sickert & The Army of Broken Toys - Old Time Fun with the Hoop and Stick and Dr.Tumblety’s Amazing Playing Teeth The Cog is Dead - Freak Show

Duration: 01:35:18

Episode 443: Technologically Advanced

Well, this is a fine how-do-you-do, sweeties! Not only aren’t there drinks in our hands, the ladies seem to be upset that Percy and I are doing our job… they are never satisfied. - Poppy, the clockwork assistant 09.29.17 playlist: The Velveteen Band - In the West is a Robot Thomas Dolby - Windpower Steam Powered Giraffe - Automatonic Electronic Harmonics Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox - Problem

Duration: 01:42:25

Episode 442: Halt Crime!

You know, sweeties, when you’re the assistant to a pair of podcasting old biddies, you never know where the day will take you. You may find yourself halfway around the world, in shark infested waters… or you may find yourself going down to the store for a lozenge. But, whatever it is, it’s still VERY demeaning. - Poppy, the clockwork assistant 09.22.17 setlist: Cyndi Lauper - He’s So Unusual Janet Klein - What a Night for Spooning The Steamboat Cabaret - The Importance of Being...

Duration: 01:51:18

Episode 441: Gotham by Gaslight

Riddle me this, sweeties! Why do you listen you listen to these two? - Poppy, the clockwork assistant 09.15.17 playlist: Katzenjammer - A Kiss Before You Go The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing - How I Became An Orphan Man Man - Hot Bat the Deadfly Ensemble - Tiny Little Things Walter Sickert & The Army of Broken Toys - CITY DARK CITY Deus Ex Vapore Machina - The Noose is Too Good for You

Duration: 01:41:13

Episode 440: Bang the Drum… Slowly

Hello sweeties! The ladies are preparing for their summer hiatus. They could seriously use a little R & R… rum and more rum. See you all in September! - Poppy, the clockwork assistant 06.30.17 playlist: The Scarring Party - Everything I Touched Caught Fire Rasputina - A Quitter Ane Brun - Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels) XTC - One of the Millions DeVotchKa - We’re Leaving Apocalypse Five and Dime - Let Me Go Insomniac Folklore - Everything Will Burn Dengue Fever - Thank You...

Duration: 01:35:14

Episode 439: And, Now A Word From Our Sponsors

Hello sweeties, this week the ladies try to find sponsors for this mes– show. The less said about it, the better. - Poppy, the clockwork assistant 06.23.17 playlist: The Decemberists - As I Rise Walter Sickert & The Army of Broken Toys - Behave Jill Tracy - Sell My Soul Ry Cooder & David Lindley - Bourgeois Blues Leon Russell & Marc Benno - Tryin’ to Stay ‘live Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Brother, My Cup Is Empty Professor Elemental - You’re Invited Abney Park - Until The Day...

Duration: 01:34:58

Episode 438: Back in the Day

Hello sweeties! This week’s show is an action-packed, laugh a minute, thrill ride… At least, that’s what I’ve been told. I don’t listen to this thing. EVER. - Poppy, the clockwork assistant 06.16.17 playlist: Asylum Street Spankers - Asylum Street Blues Bonnie Raitt - You Got To Know How Squirrel Nut Zippers - Bad Businessman Louis Bellson & his Orchestra - It Don’t Mean a Thing (If it ain’t got that swing) The Brian Setzer Orchestra - As Long As I’m Singin’ BOGALUSA - I Want...

Duration: 01:33:36

Episode 436: Women’s Work Is Never Done

Hello sweeties! I once asked Emmett to take me with her and teach me everything she knew. And, after that week was over, I’m still here. - Poppy, the clockwork assistant 06.02.17 playlist: Miranda Sex Garden - A Fairytale About Slavery Attrition - Two Gods Nathaniel Johnstone - Stone Woman AURORA - Warrior Kate Bush - How to Be Invisible Unwoman - With All of My Intelligence Denver Gentlemen - All My Lady’s Women Son of Dave - Harder Better Faster Stronger The Pogues - If I...

Duration: 01:28:21

Episode 435: The Mundane Day to Day

Hello sweeties! The ladies have thankfully spent a week out of the airship. Oh, the blessed silence! - Poppy, the clockwork assistant 05.26.17 playlist: Ella Fitzgerald - I’m Old Fashioned Robert Preston - Marian the Librarian Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five - Ain’t Nobody Here But Us Chickens Danbert Nobacon - Information Storm DeVotchKa - Transliterator Beirut - Mount Wroclai (Idle Days) Luminescent Orchestrii - Tea Russkaja - There Was a Time Sxip Shirey - Fat Robot Gogol...

Duration: 01:28:50

Episode 434: Something Comes to Town

Hello sweeties! Every now and then, the ladies do a show they can really be proud of… this is not that show. - Poppy, the clockwork assistant 05.19.17 playlist: Bat Country - Knockin’ On My Coffin Blair Crimmins and The Hookers - Checked Out Early A Band Called Horse - The Haunted Phonogram The Velveteen Band - Fear the Rider The Filthy Spectacula - No Sympathies Bakelite 78 - Dark Spot Riders In The Sky - Riders in the Sky (A Cowboy Legend) Murder By Death - The Big...

Duration: 01:36:10

Episode 433: Pride, Prejudice & the Undead

Hello sweeties! Once again, the ladies find themselves face to face with the undead. It’s beginning to become a habit. Do you think they’re doing it on purpose? - Poppy, the clockwork assistant 05.12.17 playlist: Escape the Clouds - The Undead Approach Diamanda Galás - My World Is Empty Without You St. Vincent - Paris Is Burning The Real Tuesday Weld - I Loved London Nouvelle Vague - Pride, In The Name Of Love Rufus Wainwright - Rules and Regulations DeVotchKa - The Common...

Duration: 01:37:03

Episode 432: A Few Questions About Time Travel

Hello sweeties! It is indeed a pleasure to introduce to you a pair of ladies we picked up in the Victorian airways in the year 1896. - Poppy, the clockwork assistant 05.05.17 playlist: Tom Waits - Get Lost Sxip Shirey - Bach, Stevie Wonder and Janelle Monae (feat. Rhiannon Giddens) Unextraordinary Gentlemen - Goodbye 1870′S The Bad Plus - Iron Man The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing - Viva La Difference Engine Hawkwind - Silver Machine Klaus Nomi - The Cold...

Duration: 01:34:30

Episode 429: Crypts & Chameleons

Lady Attercop and Emmett Davenport are on a quest of high adventure. Join them as they find their fortune and slay, you know, goblins or whatever… This is why they have no friends. - Poppy, the clockwork assistant 04.14.17 playlist: Little Sparrow - The Hunted (A Bear’s Tale) Frenchy & the Punk - Magician And The Dancer Miss Mamie Lavona The Exotic Mulatta And Her White Boy Band - Thief Song Thee Hobo Gobbelins - Mr. Gomper Dandelion Junk Queens - Growing Up Is Giving Up Hugo -...

Duration: 01:42:32

Episode 428: Expect the Unexpected

Oh, lovely! I was hoping to add aiding and abetting to my list of things I did this week. - Poppy, the clockwork assistant 04.07.17 playlist: Megan Mullally, Andrea Martin, Christopher Fitzgerald & Ensemble - Surprise The Cog is Dead (feat. Steam Powered Giraffe) - The Incredible Jelly Donut Juicer The White Stripes - I Think I Smell A Rat Nightmares On Wax - Morse Soul Coughing - Lazybones Shawn Lee’s Ping Pog Orchestra - Can’t Get You out of My Head Parov Stelar featuring...

Duration: 01:28:38

Episode 426: Long Dark Bin Fire of the Soul

The good news is… Never mind there is no good news. - Poppy, the clockwork assistant 03.24.17 playlist: Siouxsie & The Banshees - This Town Ain’t Big Enough For The Both Of Us Imelda May - Right Amount of Wrong Oingo Boingo - Who Do You Want To Be The Clash - White Riot (Alternate Demo Mix) Adam & The Ants - Press Darlings Bow Wow Wow - C30, C60, C90, Go! Gang Of Four - To Hell With Poverty Peter Murphy & Trent Reznor - Final Solution (Originally by Pere Ubu) New Model Army -...

Duration: 01:32:46

Episode 425: You Say You Wanna Re-Evolution

Despite all the warnings, the ladies persist… with this podcast. Bad move, if you ask me. Well, I guess it’s showtime, sweeties! - Poppy, the clockwork assistant 03.17.17 playlist: Army of Lovers - Life Is Fantastic The Gothic Archies - The World Is A Very Scary Place Vernian Process - Something Wicked (That Way Went) Leonard Cohen - Democracy Those Poor Bastards - This World Is Evil Miss Mousie & The Rigamarole - Dumpsters & Divebars Why Are We Building Such a Big Ship? -...

Duration: 01:39:49

Episode 424: Musical Reboot

Isn’t this fun? Isn’t fun the best thing to have? Don’t you wish you were me? I know I do. - Poppy, the clockwork assistant 03.10.17 playlist: AURORA - Nature Boy (Acoustic version) The Civil Wars - Sour Times (Live) Charming Disaster - Immigrant Song Ane Brun - Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels) Katy Goodman & Greta Morgan - Rebel Yell Sturgill Simpson - The Promise Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox - Bizarre Love Triangle (feat. Sarah Marie Young) Ty Taylor - Le Jazz Hot Nick Cave...

Duration: 01:34:34

Episode 423: In the Conservatory with a Wrench

Ladies and gentlemen, you all have one thing in common: you’re all being forced to listen to this show. Wait. Are some of you doing this of your own free will? Oh… - Poppy, the clockwork assistant 03.03.17 playlist: A Halo Called Fred - The Most Annoying Singing D’Oyly Carte Opera Company - If You Want a Receipt For That Popular Mystery Ewan McGregor, Jose Feliciano & Jacek Koman - El Tango De Roxanne Nathaniel Johnstone And The Brazilian Surf Mafia - Scarlet Carpet Interstate,...

Duration: 01:32:05

Episode 422: Dreams, Schemes and Soul

Sometimes you have to do something bad just to know you’re alive… Like listen to this show. - Poppy, the clockwork assistant 02.24.17 playlist: Tammi Terrell - Ain’t No Mountain High Enough Roberta Flack - Compared to What Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings - I Learned the Hard Way Solomon Burke - Cry to Me Raphael Saadiq - Let’s Take a Walk Vintage Trouble - Nancy Lee Booker T. & The M.G.’s - Green Onions Otis Redding - Trick or Treat The Young Rascals - You Better Run Us3 -...

Duration: 01:39:02

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