Feb 2, 2017

Episode 15: Top 3 Cary Grant Films

Apologies for the belated episode! 

Special guest The Vern and I honor Cary Grant on his birthday by discussing our top 3 favorite Grant films. 

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NEXT TIME: Grace Kelly gets the birthday treatment as my special guest and I look at her work in Dial M for Murder.

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Jan 13, 2017

Episode 14: Debbie Reynolds Tribute/The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964)

In honor of Debbie Reynold's passing, special guest Lady P and I honor the lady of song and dance by talking about her films and Academy Award-nominated performance in The Unsinkable Molly Brown. I also read your Tweets honoring Reynolds.

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NEXT WEEK: A birthday tribute to that dapper man, Cary Grant!

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Dec 28, 2016

Episode 13: 2016 Classic Film Discoveries

Guest co-host Nell Minow and I look at three of the classic films we discovered for the first time in 2016.  

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NEXT TIME: Guest Terence Johnson and I celebrate Gone With the Wind's 77th Anniversary. 

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Dec 14, 2016

Episode 12: Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)

Ticklish Business celebrates Christmas with guest Elwood Jones. We sit down to talk the 1944 Judy Garland musical, Meet Me in St. Louis. During our discussion we talk about Margaret O'Brien, Esther Smith as a feminist icon, and what Katie the Maid did all day.

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NEXT EPISODE: A special guest and I will dicuss our 2016 classic film discoveries. Share yours via Twitter or email and I'll read them on the final episode of 2016. 

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Dec 1, 2016

Episode 11: Noirvember - Top 3 Noirs

Guest co-host Craig Risinger and I list our top three favorite classic films noir.

As always you can listen via iTunes (feel free to leave a review or comment) or Stitcher Radio. Want to support Ticklish Business and get access to early/exclusive interviews or guest on a show? Consider donating to my Patreon page.

NEXT WEEK: Head over to my Twitter page (@TicklishBiz) and cast your vote for which Christmas film guest Richard Smethurst and I will be discussing.

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Nov 23, 2016

Episode 10: Splendor in the Grass (1961)

Ticklish Business returns, honoring TCM's Star of the Month Natalie Wood. Guest Diana Bosch and I talk about Wood's transition from child to adult in 1961's Splendor in the Grass. I also read some of your favorite Natalie Wood movies.

Feel free to leave a review on iTunes! If you have movies, themes or stars you'd like me to discuss in future episodes drop me an email (ticklishbiz@gmail.com) or send me a tweet (@Ticklish_Biz).

Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

NEXT WEEK: Staying on schedule, Craig Risinger joins me to honor Noirvember as we share our top 3 films noir. 

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Oct 31, 2016

Episode 9: Son of Frankenstein (1939)

A special Halloween release this week! 

Guest Todd Liebenow joins me again for a look at 1939's Son of Frankenstein. We talk about Karloff's less than impressive Creature, Bela Lugosi's Ygor and how much we love Donnie Dunagan! 

 

Don't hesitate to leave an iTunes review, if you enjoy what you're hearing. The podcast is very close to hitting 500 downloads! 

 

NEXT TIME: Guest Diana Bosch and I honor TCM's Star of the Month Natalie Wood and discuss 1961's Splendor in the Grass.
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Oct 19, 2016

Episode 8: Frankenstein (1931) and The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

In the first of my two-part look at the first three Universal Frankenstein films, guest host Todd Liebenow and I discuss James Whale's Monster, as played by Boris Karloff. We look at the film's subtext, how it worked in regards to the Hollywood Production Code, and more.

I know it sounds as if I didn't properly introduce the next episode, and that's because I didn't. The next regularly scheduled episode arrives on Halloween night as Todd returns to close out our two-part episode with 1939's Son of Frankenstein! 
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Oct 12, 2016

Bonus Episode 3: Trailblazing Women Tribute - Interviews with Cari Beauchamp and Illeana Douglas

In honor of TCM's Trailblazing Women series I sit down with historian Cari Beauchamp and TCM host Illeana Douglas to discuss historical depictions of women, the industry today, and what TCM has up its sleeve for the series.

Cari Beauchamp's interview stars around the 49 second mark and lasts till 22:55. Illeana Douglas' interview runs from 22:05 till the end.

NEXT WEEK: Tickle-ween continues with a look at the Frankenstein series (a two-part episode!)

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Oct 6, 2016

Episode 7: Diabolique (1955)

Tickle-ween kicks off with animator and writer Nia Alavezos talking with me about Henri-Georges Clouzet's French horror film Diabolique.

*Apologies for the rough quality of the interview. Halloween gremlins took our 30 minute conversation and left us with what we have.

As always, feel free to leave a comment or review on iTunes.

NEXT WEEK: Another minisode drops as I interview author Cari Beauchamp and TCM host Illeana Douglas in honor of TCM's Trailblazing Women.

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