Sep 23, 2020

#95: Dodsworth (1936)

Historian Farran Smith Nehme joins us this week to discuss Mary Astor, domestic dramas, and the 1936 feature Dodsworth.

Sep 9, 2020

#94: Marlene Dietrich, Grand Dame of Moviedom

Special guest and director Anna Biller joins us to discuss the life, loves, and legacy of actress Marlene Dietrich.

Aug 26, 2020

#93: Getting Loud About Silents

Let's do a little silent film 101 and who better to speak about the silent screen than historian Fritzi Kramer?
 
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Next Time: It's all things Marlene Dietrich. (I incorrectly listed this as the next episode last week.)

Aug 12, 2020

#92: A Star is Born (1954)

There are many versions of A Star is Born but the Ticklish Trio are discussing the best version (don't yell at us!) with this week's special guest: James Mason. Actually, make that James Duke Mason, the actor's grandson. Mason joins us to talk about his famous grandfather, the role that put him opposite Judy, and what James Mason famously said about the actress' performance.
 
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Next Time: It's all things Marlene Dietrich.

Jul 29, 2020

#91: Anna May Wong (w/Nancy Wang Yuen)

Historian and author Nancy Wang Yuen joins us to talk about Asian American representation in classic film, the work of Anna May Wong, and Wong's 1937 mystery Daughter of Shanghai.
 
 
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Next Time: A Star is Born (1954)

Jul 15, 2020

#90: Viva Las Vegas (1964, w/Sheila O’Malley)

Special guest Sheila O'Malley joins the Ticklish Trio on a trip to the bright lights of Las Vegas as they discuss Elvis Presley's 1964 musical Viva Las Vegas.
 
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Next Time: Anna May Wong and Daughter of Shanghai (1937).

Jul 1, 2020

#89: In a Lonely Place (1950, w/Eddie Muller)

The "Czar of Noir" himself, TCM's Eddie Muller joins the Ticklish Trio on our Road to 100 to discuss Humphrey Bogart, Gloria Grahame, and the Greek tragedy known as In a Lonely Place.
 
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Next Time: We hit the bright lights of Las Vegas with Elvis Presley in Viva Las Vegas (1964).

Jun 17, 2020

#88: The Invisible Woman, Polly Platt (w/Karina Longworth)

Our Road to 100 sees us finally come together with classic film maven, Karina Longworth. Karina joins Drea and Kristen to talk about Polly Platt, women of the 1970s, and whether "Pretty Baby" is a good movie.
 
Listen to the new season of You Must Remember This.
 
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NEXT TIME: We find out what lies within In a Lonely Place (1950) with another special guest.

Jun 3, 2020

#87: James Garner Tribute (w/Special Guest Gigi Garner)

James Garner's daughter Gigi talks to us about her dad, his love of animals, a (possible) rivalry with Steve McQueen, and how he stayed grounded.
 
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NEXT TIME: We talk Polly Platt and the 1970s

May 20, 2020

#86: Michael Curtiz, Noir, and Alan K. Rode

Our "Road to 100" officially kicks off with a series of conversations, interviews, and discussions with a bevy of special guests.
 
We kick off the series with film noir expert, film preservationist, TCM friend, and all-around awesome guy, Alan K. Rode. Alan talks to us about his relationship to Old Hollywood, working on his must-read biography on Michael Curtiz, and indulges Kristen in some John Garfield talk.
 
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Read Alan's stories, buy his books, and learn about the Arthur Lyons film festival at his official website.
 
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NEXT TIME: James Garner's daughter Gigi drops in to share stories about her daredevil dad.

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