Ken Reid and Jackie Kashian

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January 22-29, 1977

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Today Ken welcomes comedian, podcaster and dork forest ranger Jackie Kashian to the show.

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Ken and Jackie discuss welcoming yourself to you, SCTV, Roots, having a liberal stepmother, bedtimes, Wonder Woman, Mary Tyler Moore, Bob Newhart, decoding the Hallmark Christmas movies, Marvel Team-Up, Spider-Man, reading weird Australian biker books, Spenser for Hire, Wisconsin, Fonzie Statues, Happy Days, weird Milwaukee-isms, WI Gangsters, Laverne and Shirley, Starksy and Hutch< Carol Burnett, Mr. Rico, feeling uncomfortable with sketch comedy, roasts, Ellen, Barney Miller, civil rights, fear of Orson Wells, Jeffersons, variety shows, Bustin’ Loose, Little House, The Waltons, the weird regional pre-sellout legend of Ed Gein, Pinky Tuscadero, M*A*S*H, the lost reveal of Hogan’s Heroes, Dungeons and Dragons, Kojak, One Day at a Time, why it’s not ok to just burst into single mother’s apartments, debating if you could do a sincere Six Million Dollar Man today, Captain America, Nazi Gold, Baretta, Welcome Back Kotter, JFK, the “Road to” movies, Bob Hope’s thievery and cheating heart, hating Milton Berle and Donny & Marie.

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About Ken Reid

I’m Ken Reid, a stand up comedian from Boston, MA and a life long television fan. I’ve been twice nominated as the Best Stand up in Boston and I have been featured on Comedy Central, NPR, Nerdist, and MSN. I own every issue of TV Guide. Each week a guest chooses an issue at random, picks their viewing choices from that week and the show is our discussion of the tough viewing choices of our past. We get into stories about growing up, people’s relationship with television, some cultural/media studies dissection and I spit out a lot of trivia.

Note: The Ken Reid TV Guidance Counselor Podcast is rated PG-13 and may contain mild language.