Mar 25, 2020

Episode #82: Musical March - Cabaret (1972)

The Ticklish Trio says maybe this time they'll win as they discuss Liza Minnelli, Michael York, and Bob Fosse's Cabaret.
 
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NEXT TIME: Listening back to this episode feels like a million years ago considering we're all quarantined these days. And considering the TCM Film Festival is cancelled we're devoting the next 3 episodes to movies we wanted to discuss that would have screened there starting with 1982's Victor/Victoria.

Mar 11, 2020

Episode #81: Musical March - Swing Time (1936)

The Ticklish Trio have a song in their heart and kick off Musical March by discussing Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in Swing Time!
 
If you want to know what classic film DVDs, Blu-rays, and books are worth purchasing check out Ticklish Business' Amazon Page.

Support the podcast and get access to special pins, exclusive audio, and additional podcasts at our Patreon page.

NEXT TIME: We go from the early years of the musical to the new with a look at Bob Fosse's 1972 musical Cabaret.

Feb 26, 2020

Episode #80: A Patch of Blue (1965)

The Ticklish Trio returns (finally!) with an episode that honors Black History Month and Sidney Poitier's birthday. We break down Poitier's complicated legacy as one of Old Hollywood's most famous Black performer and disabled narratives within the 1965 drama A Patch of Blue.

If you want to know what classic film DVDs, Blu-rays, and books are worth purchasing check out Ticklish Business' Amazon Page.

Support the podcast and get access to special pins, exclusive audio, and additional podcasts at our Patreon page.

NEXT TIME: We kick off Musical March with our first Fred and Ginger movie, Swing Time!

Jan 15, 2020

Episode #79: Top 3 Classic Film Discoveries of 2019

It's time to remember the year that was with the classic features we fell in love with in 2019. Sam, Drea, and I break down the genres, stars, and stories that helped us get through a wild year. We also make time to read your tweets!
 
Next Time: We celebrate Cary Grant's birthday with a mystery film voted on by the listeners!

Jan 1, 2020

Interview With ‘Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe’ Director Laurie Collyer

The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe is one of Kristen's favorite biopics, and who better to talk about it than its director? Kristen interviews Laurie Collyer about making the film, Marilyn's work and how Hollywood has adapted her, and Kelli Garner's luminous performance as Monroe. 

Dec 25, 2019

2019 TCM Classic Film Festival, Vol. 2

Visit (or revisit) this year's TCM Classic Film Festival with a bevy of audio recorded at the fest.  This episode includes interviews and intros from: 

  • TCM Host Dave Karger
  • Mario Cantone and Jennifer Grant introduce My Favorite Wife (1940)
  • Actress Diane Baker
  • Dennis Miller and Barbara Rush introduce When Worlds Collide (1953)
  • Actress and TCM Host Illeana Douglas
  •  Eddie Muller's intro for Open Secret (1948)  - Yes, I discovered after the fact that I used this again. 
  • Bad Seed star Patty McCormack - Yep, forgot I used this already, too
  • Sloan de Forrest introduces 1949's Roadhouse
  • Director Rob Marshall
  • Actor Ron Perleman
  • Bill Hader introduces 1935's Mad Love

Dec 18, 2019

Episode #78: It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

Happy holidays, everyone! The Ticklish Trio closes out 2019 with an episode devoted to the quintessential Christmas classic, It's a Wonderful Life. We dissect Jimmy Stewart's acting ability, what makes a Christmas film, and what would have happened if this was released in 1947.
 
From everyone at Ticklish Business, we wish you happy holidays and a safe and happy New Year!
 
Next Time: We'll return January 15th with an all-new episode looking at our favorite 2019 classic film discoveries! Be on the lookout for the rest of my TCMFF audio in the interim!

Dec 4, 2019

2019 TCM Classic Film Festival, Vol. 1

The Ticklish Trio are on hiatus for the week but in the meantime revisit the 2019 TCM Classic Film Festival with a series of exclusive interviews and intros from the event held this past April.

Visit (or revisit) this year's TCM Classic Film Festival with a bevy of audio recorded at the fest. This episode includes interviews and intros from:

  • TCM General Manager Jennifer Dorian
  • Alicia Malone's intro for Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
  • TCM Film Fest Overseer Charles Tabesh
  • Tara McNamara as she introduces The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947)
  • TCM's "Czar of Noir" Eddie Muller
  • Eddie's intro for The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
  • Disney animator Floyd Norman
  • Norman and Jane Baer's interview before Sleeping Beauty (1959)
  • Bad Seed star Patty McCormack
  • Eddie Muller's intro for Open Secret (1948)

From everyone at Ticklish Business we want to wish you a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

NEXT TIME: #Noirvember is upon us and we're talking the top 3 noirs that make us thirsty!

Nov 27, 2019

Episode #77: Top 3 Thirsty Noirs

**I'd like to apologize for the delay. November has been an incredibly hard month with me losing a pet, a family member losing a job, etc.**
 
The Trio is back to look at the noirs that make us thirsty! Look for appearances from John Garfield, Tyrone Power, and Gregory Peck.
 
NEXT TIME: It's Christmas-time at Ticklish HQ and you get to decide the episode.

Nov 6, 2019

Episode #76: Freaks (1932)

Was this episode supposed to be up before Halloween? Yep! To say October was a horrible month for me would be an understatement and this delayed episode is the result. But I'm committed to making November better (and on-time!).
 
Drea, Sam, and I get down and dirty talking about disability and how Tod Browning's career was derailed by his desire to make this movie, Freaks.
 
If you want to know what classic film DVDs, Blu-rays, and books are worth purchasing check out Ticklish Business' Amazon Page.
 
Next Time: Noirvember starts with a look at the noirs that make us thirsty!

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