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Archive for December, 2011

A Bit Of A Chat with Ken Plume & Katie Willert 2

Posted Friday, December 30th, 2011 at 21:41pm

In this episode, Ken Plume has another chat with actress/comedian Katie Willert about post-it Christmas, potato cone, fauxgetarian, savory sadness, tonsils, and Adrian’s papoose…

My Favourite Things: December 2011

Posted Friday, December 30th, 2011 at 13:35pm

Aaron gives a run down of the things that he has enjoyed over the last month including comic art, some more comic art and a bit of tower defending…

A Bit Of A Chat with Ken Plume & Tom Scharpling 4

Posted Friday, December 30th, 2011 at 6:32am

In this episode, Ken Plume has another chat with writer, performer, and the host behind WFMU’s legendary Best Show, Tom Scharpling, about Kitchen Sink filmmaking, zombie satire, Low Times, good times, cider stomping, and 2012…

Weekend Shopping Guide 12/30/11: Ring Out The Old

Posted Friday, December 30th, 2011 at 5:31am

It’s time once again for the FRED Weekend Shopping Guide - your spotlight on the things you didn’t even know you wanted… This week featuring Caesar, Bender, Jack Black, Judy Garland, David Tennant, Ewan McGregor, Christian Bale, Simon Pegg, John Landis, Andy Serkis, Tom Hardy, Homer Simpson, Captain America, and more…

A Bit Of A Chat with Ken Plume & Wyatt Cenac

Posted Thursday, December 29th, 2011 at 23:50pm

Ken chats with writer, comedian, and Daily Show correspondent Wyatt Cenac about BYOC, Manhatin’, humble pie, Gene Hackman, Batman, and Muppets…

A Bit Of A Chat with Ken Plume & Aaron Poole

Posted Wednesday, December 28th, 2011 at 3:08am

In this episode, Ken Plume has a chat with Irishman/filmmaker/podcaster Aaron Poole about Tiny Tim, office parties, festive child grifters, stereotypes, and Jedward…

Party Favors: Alpocalyptic

Posted Friday, December 23rd, 2011 at 22:01pm

Joe Corey chats with Weird Al bassist Steve Jay, then delves into your pop culture options this holiday season…

2011 FRED Holiday Shopping Guide

Posted Friday, December 23rd, 2011 at 15:19pm

It’s that time of year again, when sites the web-over compile helpful holiday shopping lists to guide you into the deepest, darkest pits of retail with a map that will hopefully get you out alive. Here now, without further ado, is the 2011 FRED Holiday Shopping Guide…

FREDagator: 2011-12-21

Posted Wednesday, December 21st, 2011 at 11:49am

Hey, True Believers! Would you like to hear the one and only STAN LEE read you “Twas The Night Before Christmas”? SURE YOU WOULD…

A Bit Of A Chat with Ken Plume & Megan Ganz 3

Posted Tuesday, December 20th, 2011 at 1:55am

In this episode, Ken Plume has another chat with COMMUNITY writer and former ONION editor Megan Ganz about rumspringa, orange chairs, concentration, bus trips, womb bars, and karate dogs…

FREDagator: 2011-12-18

Posted Saturday, December 17th, 2011 at 20:12pm

In celebration of Forever Day, I do a spoken work take on Alex Day’s “Forever Yours”…

A Bit Of A Chat with Ken Plume & Jonathan Coulton 4

Posted Friday, December 16th, 2011 at 23:02pm

Ken has another chat with Troubadour 2.0 Jonathan Coulton, about Whiffenpoofs, tapping, tweeing, Giants, and cruising…

FREDagator: 2011-12-16

Posted Friday, December 16th, 2011 at 2:04am

In memory of Christopher Hitchens, I recommend watching Hitch & @StephenFry take on Catholicism…

FREDagator: 2011-12-15

Posted Thursday, December 15th, 2011 at 20:07pm

Ever wonder exactly how the iconic opening chord of The Beatles’ “Hard Day’s Night” was constructed? Wonder no more…

Whotininnies 7: I Am SpartaKen

Posted Thursday, December 15th, 2011 at 18:10pm

Ken and Glen journey to the Planet of the Apes…

A Bit Of A Chat with Ken Plume & DC Pierson 5

Posted Thursday, December 15th, 2011 at 11:46am

In this episode, Ken Plume has another chat with writer and actor DC Pierson about watermelons, innuendos, musicals, reunions, and cats…

Doctor Who Holiday Shopping Guide 2011

Posted Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 at 15:10pm

Your guide to all of the knick knacks and bric-a-brac to pick up for the Whovians in your life this holiday season…

A Bit Of A Chat with Ken Plume & Eugene Mirman

Posted Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 at 20:31pm

Ken Plume has a chat with comedian Eugene Mirman about Santorumburg, black currant, kiddie commies, helicopters, Peking duck, booze coats, and the Bourne Certificate…

Weekend Shopping Guide 12/9/11: Somewhere In Time & Space

Posted Friday, December 9th, 2011 at 22:59pm

It’s time once again for the FRED Weekend Shopping Guide - your spotlight on the things you didn’t even know you wanted… This week featuring Tina Fey, Crow T. Robot, Sarah Jane Smith, Harrison Ford, Ed Helms, Paul McCartney, Neil Patrick Harris, Colin Quinn, Conan The Barbarian, Jim Carrey, Justin Timberlake, Spongebob Squarepants, Emperor Palpatine, and more…

Trailer Park: DETECTIVE DEE AND THE MYSTERY OF THE PHANTOM FLAME, THE HELP, RARE EXPORTS: A CHRISTMAS TALE, COWBOYS & ALIENS

Posted Friday, December 9th, 2011 at 18:47pm

Christopher Stipp has some copies of DETECTIVE DEE AND THE MYSTERY OF THE PHANTOM FLAME and COWBOYS & ALIENS to give away, looks at THE HELP and lets Ray Schillaci talk about his newest love, RARE EXPORTS: A CHRISTMAS TALE…

Whotininnies 6: Kneel Before Doz

Posted Thursday, December 8th, 2011 at 22:14pm

Ken and Glen lament Lester and throw a Donner party…

A Bit Of A Chat with Ken Plume & Tony Way

Posted Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 at 17:03pm

Ken Plume has a chat with writer/actor Tony Way about Duke Brothers, Vic and Bob, meat puppets, per diems, dragon tattoos, Shakespeare, and Kevin Spacey’s White Room…

A Bit Of A Chat with Ken Plume & Marian Call 2

Posted Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 at 17:00pm

Ken chats with singer/songwriter Marian Call about Alaska, ferry tours, long roads, tours that don’t tour, and Pooh karaoke…

FREDagator: 2011-12-06

Posted Tuesday, December 6th, 2011 at 14:55pm

“Starring 51 talented and progressive young women who’ve got… Success…”

Party Favors That Old Razzie Dazzie

Posted Monday, December 5th, 2011 at 11:20am

Joe Corey takes an unflinching look at this year’s Razzie nominations…