It’s hardcore nostalgia week on the show! Returning guest co-host, writer, Suzy G brings the other worldly goods with her topic EARTH GIRLS ARE EASY, Nick talks about the 80’s Disney movie FLIGHT OF THE NAVIGATOR, plus cops having their own trading cards, the biggest trouble we got into as kids, listener feedback and more!
Episode 44 welcomes guest SUZY G who nerds out with Nick about Star Trek: The Next Generation while Nick breaks down one of his favorite songs, Dawes' "A Little Bit Of Everything." Plus audio workout tapes, movies you saw at too young an age, spectrum in fandoms, and more!
Dawes Official Site
Dawes' "A Little Bit Of Everything" on iTunes
Dawes' acoustic version of "A Little Bit Of Everything" on YouTube
Star Trek: The Next Generation on iTunes
Suzy G playing tinwhistle song from the Star Trek episode "Inner Light" on YouTube
ST: TNG opening credits
We're back! It's May the 4th so OF COURSE Nick breaks down his love for STAR WARS as well as celebrates the 34th anniversary of SIXTEEN CANDLES!
Episode 41 welcomes Maryland indie/pop duo CHRIS & JENNA to the podcast! Jenna talks about her deep love for musical theater, what got her into it, her favorite shows past and present, plus some pretty emotional moments, and Chris dives deep into his affection for all things DOGS! His profound respect for them, how movies gets them wrong, and he even reveals a jingle he wrote for pugs when he was 8! It's an all around great episode with some hilarious and thought provoking guests!
Episode 40 welcomes the return of musician, Ph.D haver, and Nick's Dad, SIM FLORA! We chat about pushing yourself creatively at any age, pursuing a career in the arts at a time when that wasn't a popular choice, the genius of Glen Campbell, Steven Pressfield, and more!
VISIT www.simflora.com for more!
Episode 39 welcomes guest host singer/songwriter TAYLOR LEONHARDT! We discuss her love for Drew Barrymore, growing up in a water park, church lock-ins, John Mayer, early influences of Patsy Cline and Patty Griffin, what makes a good dance party, her influences on the new album RIVER HOUSE and more!
Find TAYLOR LEONHARDT on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram: @TaylorLeon
Grab her new album RIVER HOUSE on iTunes HERE
Episode 37, Nick is flying solo to talk about the songwriting and career of SARA BAREILLES! Plus listener feedback and more!
Discussed in this week's episode:
- Sara's book Sounds Like Me: My Life (So Far) in Song on Amazon
Nick is flying solo on episode 36 to discuss the life, films, and impact, of filmmaker JOHN HUGHES! Plus, it's the one year anniversary of the podcast! Also Nick talks about getting busted trespassing on a very famous property, watching E.T. for the first time (recently), and listener feedback!
This week Nick jumps in solo to an episode full of summertime songs to fill up the long days. Nick dives deep into the sweet nostalgia of summers past, and highlights tons of albums and artists along the way, plus a mega-sized listener feedback segment!
NICK'S SUMMERTIME SPOTIFY PLAYLIST:
Guest co-host NATALIE SCHLABS is back on the show! She talks about the Netflix series MASTER OF NONE and Nick deep dives in the 2013 film THE SPECTACULAR NOW. Plus male rompers, we invent a new podcast about butts, how words are dumb, the awkward beauty of writing retreats, and so much more!
Episode 33 welcomes STACY LANTZ in the co-host seat! She talks about a few of her favorite documentaries, while Nick talks about the life, work, and legacy of JIM HENSON. Plus the ups and downs of being an indie artist, how Doris Day changed Stacy's life, reminiscing about Rescue 911, Unsolved Mysteries, and more!
Episode 32 is all about baseball movies! Nick flies solo to highlight 3 of his favorites, The Sandlot, Moneyball, and A League Of Their Own! Plus listener feedback, and more!
Guest co-host MEGAN WHITMER joins Nick to talk about her favorite movie TOMBSTONE, and Nick geeks out over ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND! Plus celebrity encounter stories, Wisconsin's weird name for water fountains, dancing T-Rex's and more!
Guest co-host NATALIE SCHLABS joins us this episode to talk the enneagram book THE ROAD BACK TO YOU, and Nick talks about his love for KACEY MUSGRAVES, plus social media pet peeves, listening to CDs in the car again, listener feedback, and more!
Episode 26 welcomes guest host, singer-songwriter Arthur Alligood! Arthur talks about the fascinating life and music of WASHINGTON PHILLIPS and Nick geeks out on the Coen Brothers' 2013 film INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS. Plus, they chat about their joint disdain for allergies, people who hate PB&J, Arthur's early entry into "geekdom" and more!
Washington Phillips and his Manzarene Dreams on Amazon