Ticklish Business

Devoted to the world of Old Hollywood, Ticklish Business looks at legendary films and iconic stars

It's October which means we're all about Halloween and we're kicking things off with a serious discussion of our Top 3 favorite Universal monster features. The usual heavy-hitters are discussed as well as some underseen gems. Be sure to tell us yours via email or social media!
 
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If we hit 300 Patrons on Patreon we'll embark on a 52-week series devoted to discussing every movie featured in TCM's The Essentials series!
Actress and Disney Legend Hayley Mills sits down with Kimberly and Kristen to discuss her career with Disney, the roles she turned down, and more. 
 
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If we hit 300 Patrons on Patreon we'll embark on a 52-week series devoted to discussing every movie featured in TCM's The Essentials series!
 
Be on the lookout for our return of Doubled Features on Patreon which kicks off with an additional celebration of Hayley Mills in The Parent Trap!
It's Kristen's birthday and with that dealer's choice, so she picked the 1973 swoony romantic drama The Way We Were. Guest Jill Marie Morris joins Kristen and Samantha to talk about the pairing of Barbra Streisand and Robert Redford, the highly contentious set, and whether Hubbell Gardner might be the worst character on-screen.
 
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If we hit 300 Patrons on Patreon we'll embark on a 52-week series devoted to discussing every movie featured in TCM's The Essentials series!
We're celebrating Gene Kelly's birthday and what better way to do that than with a look at our top 3 favorite Kelly movies? And we're joined by a very special guest, Patricia Ward Kelly herself! Patricia joins Kristen, Kimberly, and Samantha to discuss her husband's career, the movies that deserve more love, and Kelly's love of short pants! 
 
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If we hit 300 Patrons on Patreon we'll embark on a 52-week series devoted to discussing every movie featured in TCM's The Essentials series!
Drea, Samantha, and Kimberly unite to discuss the changing face of propaganda and satire by exploring two controversial films of their day: the 1940 feature The Great Dictator and 1964's Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb.
 
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If we hit 300 Patrons on Patreon we'll embark on a 52-week series devoted to discussing every movie featured in TCM's The Essentials series! In the meantime, check out our True Crime Summer series there where we're spending all month discussing Hollywood's examination of the Manson family.
Charles Casillo, author of the new book Elizabeth and Monty: The Untold Story of Their Intimate Friendship, joins Kristen and Kimberly to discuss the enduring friendship of Montgomery Clift and Elizabeth Taylor and the ultra-sexiness of their 1951 pairing A Place in the Sun.
 
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Also, support our True Crime Summer series by listening to our episodes on Wonderland and the Black Dahlia!
We're celebrating Natalie Wood's birthday by discussing not one, but two films with not one, but two special guests. Maureen Lee Lenker and Oriana Nudo of Hollywood-ography stop by chat about Wood's career and two of her defining feaures, 1955's Rebel Without a Cause and 1969's Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice.
 
Be sure to keep an eye out for our True Crime Summer series coming to Patreon. We kicked things off with a look at 2003's Wonderland the Four on the Floor murders. You can hear an exclusive sneak peek for free on our YouTube Channel.
Get your surfboard and let's hit the waves with Sandra Dee in one of her most famous roles, Gidget! We talk about Dee's struggles, the reason this movie is the best of the beach movies, and why Cliff Robertson is the tops!
 
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In this special bonus episode of Ticklish Business, You Must Remember This host Karina Longworth discusses tackling her latest season on Hedda Hopper and Louella Parsons.
 
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Jane Russell biographer Christina Rice joins Samantha and Kimberly to discuss the writing process, Jane Russell's complicated legacy, and the films that made her iconic.
 
 

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And don't forget to join us June 19th at 5pm PT/8pm ET for the first Ticklish Biz Movie Club event. We'll be discussing 1940's The Philadelphia Story. Register here.

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