Episode 21: Mel Returns and More


Mel is back! The usual distractions abound: Steve goes overboard without a life raft over the new Cheap Trick album; plus renewed and cancelled TV shows, feeling "meh" about the summer movies, and news that french fries killed over 200 people!  And, a new outro song!


Episode 20: A Week Late!


A bit delayed thanks to now-resolved technical difficulties!  The new Alice Cooper single, cancelled TV shows, another riff on online dating and some weird news.


Episode 19: Back At It Again…


Episode 19 - back at the podcast again, back at online dating, too. Riffing on that, new movies, TV and the new Cheap Trick single "Long Time Coming."  


Episode 18: What’s Your Final Destination?


Steve goes solo with some ramblings about feeling "meh!", favorite podcast episodes and some movie stuff.


Episode #17: A Special Record Store Day Preview


RECORD STORE DAY is Saturday, April 22 and in a special preview Mel and Steve sit down with Dawn from Minneapolis' legendary Electric Fetus record store! Dawn gives us details on several Record Store Day exclusive releases, all the cool events and what the day will be like, and tells why "the Fetus" is a nearly 50-year success story. PLUS the behind-the-scenes story of the late Minneapolis music legend who visited the Fetus on last year's Record Store Day.


Episode 16: Don Rickles and Going Solo


Steve goes solo for episode 16, distractions include Don Rickles, learning to be alone and a new book about Canada's greatest rock n' roll export, Rush.


Mel Returns for Episode 15 (not 14, damn it!)


Mel returns and helps Steve get distracted by their separate trips thru Austin, TX, their first concerts the buzz of seeing and hearing live music, recent movies and more.  


Episode 14: Paul McCartney’s “Flowers In the Dirt” Album Reissue


A special "album focus" edition: Paul McCartney's Flowers In The Dirt album from 1989, which was recently re-issued with nine bonus tracks. This is the album that features songs co-written by Elvis Costello and he also performs on it - as well as on all bonus tracks which are demo recordings from the album sessions.


Episode #13: News, Giveaways, Binges and More


One more solo show: seeing Cheap Trick for the 45th time; checking out March Fadness; giveaways at Goodreads and binge-watching Crashing on HBO and Love on Netflix. 


Episode #12: “I Really Did Want To Ride The Rollercoasters”


A solo mini-episode: quick takes on the Oscars/Price Waterhouse debacle, the great marketing for Moonlight, Neil Diamond on tour!, and the greatest "coming of age" story - a tragicomedic deflowering tale.

Thank you to www.allmusicbooks.com


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