Aug 14, 2019

Episode #71: Valley of the Dolls (1967) w/Lindsey Romain

Drea and Kristen are joined by Nerdist writer Lindsey Romain to discuss Sharon Tate, melodrama, and the 1967 adaptation of Valley of the Dolls!
 
Want to support Ticklish Business and get access to early episodes and exclusive merchandise? Consider supporting us on Patreon. Throughout the month of August we'll be doing a Summer Under the Stars Patreon drive. Our goal is 15 Patrons all new and upgrading Patrons will be receiving a special bonus gift this month!
 
Next Time: We go from melodrama to screwball with a look at 1936's My Man Godfrey.

Jul 24, 2019

Episode #70: Summer Under the Stars Top 3

Sam, Drea and Kristen discuss the three stars they're excited to spend 24 hours with as part of TCM's Summer Under the Stars tribute. They also announce plans for their first Patreon drive!
 
Want to support Ticklish Business and get access to early episodes and exclusive merchandise? Consider supporting us on Patreon. Throughout the month of August we'll be doing a Summer Under the Stars Patreon drive. Our goal is 15 Patrons and to reach we'll be doing a special Summer Under the Stars themed video project. Help us get there by becoming a Patron and spreading the word!
 
NEXT TIME: Writer and Sharon Tate aficionado Lindsey Romaine joins us to talk about 1967's Valley of the Dolls.

Jul 10, 2019

Episode #69: Plan 9 From Outer Space (1959)

The Ticklish Trio are back with special guest Diana Ellis to talk about Edward D. Wood, Jr., the subjective nature of bad movies, Orson Welles, and the "worst movie ever made," Plan 9 From Outer Space.
 
Want to support Ticklish Business and get access to early episodes and exclusive merchandise? Consider supporting us on PatreonThroughout the month of August we'll be doing a Summer Under the Stars Patreon drive. If we get 15 new Patrons and/or hit the $50 mark we'll be doing a special Summer Under the Stars themed video project. Help us get there by becoming a Patron and spreading the word!
 
NEXT TIME: It's one of our favorite TCM blocks and we're devoting another episode to it, Summer Under the Stars.
 
CREDITS:
Creator and Host: Kristen Lopez (@Journeys_Film)
Co-host: Samantha Ellis (@classicfilmgeek) and Drea Clark (@thedreaclark)
Special Guest: Diana Ellis (@kidcassidys)
 

Jul 3, 2019

Episode #68: Top 3 Doris Day Movies

Samantha and Kristen (with Drea on email) discuss our top 3 favorite Doris Day features ranging from serious drama to lighthearted comedy. Did yours make the list?

Want to support Ticklish Business and get access to early episodes and exclusive merchandise? Consider supporting us on Patreon.
 
NEXT TIME: We go out of this world with a look at the cult classic, Plan 9 From Outer Space.
 
CREDITS:
Creator and Host: Kristen Lopez (@Journeys_Film)
Co-host: Samantha Ellis (@classicfilmgeek) and Drea Clark (@thedreaclark)

Jun 12, 2019

Episode #67: Ikiru (1952)

The Ticklish Trio travel to Japan to discuss the first foreign film in our show's history. We dissecting Akira Kurosawa's 1952 drama Ikiru. We talk about influences, both classic and contemporary, the film's historical significance, and more!
 
Want to support Ticklish Business and get access to early episodes and exclusive merchandise? Consider supporting us on Patreon.
 
NEXT TIME: We celebrate the life of America's Sweetheart, Doris Day, by looking our top 3 favorite Doris features.
 
CREDITS:
Creator and Host: Kristen Lopez (@Journeys_Film)
Co-host: Samantha Ellis (@classicfilmgeek) and Drea Clark (@thedreaclark)

May 29, 2019

Episode #66: Stagecoach (1939) and the Complicated Legacy of John Wayne

In honor of John Wayne's birthday the Ticklish Trio discuss Wayne's star introduction in the 1939 John Ford Western, Stagecoach. They also find time to discuss his complicated views in 2019, the infamous Playboy interview, and how "cancelled culture" works (or doesn't) in today's era.

Want to support Ticklish Business and get access to early episodes and exclusive merchandise? Consider supporting us on Patreon.
 
NEXT TIME: Drea takes us out of our comfort zone as we discuss Akira Kurosawa's 1952 feature Ikiru.
 
CREDITS:
Creator and Host: Kristen Lopez (@Journeys_Film)
Co-host: Samantha Ellis (@classicfilmgeek) and Drea Clark (@thedreaclark)
 
 

May 15, 2019

Episode #65: Creature From the Black Lagoon (1954)

Samantha and Kristen are back honoring the 65th anniversary of Creature From the Black Lagoon. They discuss the film's originals, Millicent Patrick's creature work, and whether the Creature is supposed to have a gender.

Check out Mallory O'Meara's new book on Millicent Patrick, The Lady From the Black Lagoon!

Want to support Ticklish Business and get access to early episodes and exclusive merchandise? Consider supporting us on Patreon.
 
NEXT TIME: The Ticklish Trio returns to look at John Wayne's complicated legacy and the 1939 Western Stagecoach.
 
CREDITS:
Creator and Host: Kristen Lopez (@Journeys_Film)
Co-host: Samantha Ellis (@classicfilmgeek)

May 1, 2019

Episode #64: The Black Swan (1942)

In honor of Tyrone Power's birthday Samantha and Kristen look at his career and his 1942 swashbuckler, The Black Swan. They also answer your listener questions and announce the winner of their Warner Archive contest.
 
Want to support Ticklish Business and get access to early episodes and exclusive merchandise? Consider supporting us on Patreon.
 
NEXT TIME: Sam and Kristen discuss the 65th anniversary of Creature From the Black Lagoon.
 
CREDITS:
Creator and Host: Kristen Lopez (@Journeys_Film)
Co-host: Samantha Ellis (@classicfilmgeek)
 
 

Apr 24, 2019

Episode #63: Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957)

In honor of Jayne Mansfield's birthday I'm joined by guest, Mansfield biographer April Vevea sits down to talk with me about the buxom actress, Frank Tashlin's directorial prowess, and the changing landscape of the 1950s.

 

Buy April's book, Puffblicity over on Amazon! Also, you still have time to enter to win 3 new Warner Archive DVDs. Just send us a classic film question to enter! 

 

NEXT TIME: It's Tyrone Power's birthday and we celebrate with a movie voted on by the listeners!
 
 
CREDITS:
Creator and Host: Kristen Lopez (@Journeys_Film)
Guest: April Vevea (@aprilvevea)

Apr 3, 2019

Episode #62: Our TCMFF Picks

The Ticklish Trio are prepping for the 10th annual TCM Classic Film Festival with a special episode.
 
 
Sam and Kristen will be attending and share their highly tentative schedules while Drea recommends her favorites. We also answer a few of your questions!
 
 
NEXT TIME: We honor Jayne Mansfield with special guest April Vieva discussing Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?
 
 
CREDITS:
Creator and Host: Kristen Lopez (@Journeys_Film)
Co-hosts: Drea Clark (@thedreaclark) and Samantha Ellis (@classicfilmgeek)

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