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March 31- April 6, 1979 This week Ken welcomes the man behind the Pop Arena YouTube Channel and the force behind Nick Knacks, Greg Stevens to the show. Ken and Greg discuss Idaho, the I states, growing up in CA but moving to the midwest, the birth of Nickelodeon, MTV, the cutthroat nature of the cable business in the 1970s, cigarettes, shared exper…
 
June 13-19, 1992 This week Ken welcomes the "Mike" of the Adventures of Danny and Mike and the "Big" of The Adventures of Pete and Pete himself, Michael C. Maronna. Ken and Mike discuss Italian foods, mutual love of seltzer, Galco's Soda Pop Stop, Yelp Reviews, adult businesses, assimilation, movies with popular soundtracks and eh movies, Judgement…
 
This week Ken welcomes writer, director and former Mr. Belvedere actor Rob Stone to the show. Ken and Rob discuss how Ken has now had all THREE actors who played the kids on Mr. Belvedere on the show, Rob growing up in Dallas Texas, loving movies growing up, feeling a million miles away from the Entertainment industry, working in theater, not growi…
 
April 5-11, 1997 This week Ken welcomes , Curator of Comics and Cartoon Art, and Associate Professor, The Ohio State University Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum and co-host of the Found Footage Festival's Shaterday Morning Cartoons, Caitlin McGurk. Ken and Caitlin discuss being a transplanted New Yorker, calling from Ohio, living in a small t…
 
July 23 - August 5, 2007 This week Ken welcomes old friend, animation writer Marly Halpern-Graser back to the show. Ken and Marly discuss the last time he was on the show, SEVEN years ago, Marly's new MCU podcast with his brother, Thai food, Ken and Marly's tradition of getting Italian food in L.A., the influence of Sleeping Beauty on Italian Horro…
 
January 20-26, 1996 This week Ken welcomes former Boston, now L.A., based comic and fellow comic book lover Jeff May to the show. Ken and Jeff discuss technology, selling your soul, Wizard of Bard, long sleeve vs. short sleeve shirts, sweat shirts, weird bodies, Blast from the Past, comic book stores, buying TV Guides, Burbank, That's Entertainment…
 
January 18 - 24, 1986 This week Ken welcomes the man behind the Toy Galaxy YouTube empire and fellow pop culture obsessed New Englander Dan Larson to the show. Ken and Dan discuss how you can never leave New England, Night Court, NBC, Ken's broken Toaster Oven/TV Week theory, original artwork, Hulked out Teletubbies, How TV doesn't rot children's m…
 
October 2-8, 1999 This week Ken welcomes BACK to the show, one half of the Junkfood Cinema and Replay Per View podcasts Brian Salisbury. Ken and Brian discuss doing it backwards, going remote, selling shows, Videodrome becoming TV, The Red Sox, Pedro Martinez, growing up in Indiana and being regional free agent, growing up in Boston not a Boston Sp…
 
February 20-26, 1993 This week Ken welcomes novelist, screen writer and all around cool human being Bridget Tyler to the show. Ken and Bridget discuss being safe at home, the boring Apocalypses, going on vacation with children, parenting in the age of streaming, the later seasons of sitcoms and how weird they get, if it's better or worse to be a pa…
 
This week Ken welcomes Twin Peaks actor Amy Shiels to the show. Ken and Amy discuss how Ken is hanging in there the best he can, how Ken and Amy like wearing masks, how the Irish dress inappropriately for weather, living in L.A., rain gear, people who wear shorts in the Winter, how Amy is old fashioned romantically, never watching Fair City despite…
 
March 30-April 5, 2002 This week Ken welcomes writer and host of the new Seventeen podcast Laura Leigh Abby to the show. Ken and Laura discuss The Hudson Valley, growing up just outside of a major city, Manhattan, before the CW Revolution, the weird early '00s gross out teen sexy comedy film cycle, Reality TV, growing out of the Real World, Celine …
 
December 15-21, 1984 Ken and Justin discuss his nerves, the Catskills, Yarnel Nicholas, tape trading, worth ethic, TellyHell, before the pandemic, working from home, commuting by bus to NYC, watching Netflix on your tablet during a commute, Apple TV, Big Mouth, the best made for TV swear replacements, Mellon Farmers, The Sopranos on A&E, Mr. Show, …
 
This week Ken welcomes old friend and current host of the Nodcast, "White trash" Rob Lind (Blood for Blood, Ramallah, Sinners & Saints) to the show. Ken and Rob discuss how long it has been since they've been able to sit down and chat, getting sober, needing to anesthetize yourself to deal with 90% of the people you used to deal with, Rob's memory …
 
To celebrate 8 long, strange years of TV Guidance Counselor Ken welcomes back the VERY first guest to ever record an episode of TV Guidance Counselor, the now very successful and beloved Josh Gondelman. Ken and Josh catch up and look at THIS week (February 14, 2022)'s edition of TV Guide.By Ken Reid
 
This week Ken welcomes back to the show comedian, and haver of new album "Beach Trash", Valerie Tosi to the show. Ken and Val discuss the last time they recorded, the green room of Laugh Boston, Ken's Fried Fluffenutter Sundae, carbo loading, being in the marching band, pasta shapes, trashy American-Ethnic foods, UMASS Amherst, Friday Night Party, …
 
This week Ken welcomes actor Carly Pope to the show. Ken and Carly discuss The Great White North, chasing Winter, being in the wrong place at the right time, Vancouver, Canadian indie film, Toronto, Canadian Content, Dave Thomas in White Coats, 1980s Nickelodon's massive amount of Canadian content, Read All About It, Mr. Dressup, The Beachcombers, …
 
Ken continues his chat with UK writer, podcast host, TV presenter, radio personality and reformed stand up comedian Robin Ince. ...Robin and Ken discuss the amazing hair pieces in Poor Devil, Sammy Davis Jr, Christopher Lee's bragging, SCTV, Jackie Rogers Jr, grime, Dragnet, being transgressive, The Prisoner, Pink Flamingos, Lon Chaney Jr's alcohol…
 
This week Ken welcomes UK writer, podcast host, TV presenter, radio personality and reformed stand up comedian Robin Ince to the show. Ken and Robin discuss 1960, Richard Nixon's moral ethics, raiding your grandparents' houses for old magazines, Alan Moore, Robert Aikman, promo monster movie stills from Monster Magazines, Steptoe & Son, the post wa…
 
This week Ken welcomes guitar virtuosos and literal DOCTOR of music Molly Miller (https://www.mollymillermusic.com/) to the show. Ken and Molly discuss loving L.A. and being born and raised there, beach cities, LA punk, loving Seventh Heaven, Molly's tenth birthday, L.A. Industrial Waste, the nature of reality TV and LIVE! television events, Molly …
 
This week Ken welcomes long time friend, current host of the UncleBoi Show on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSdtI-YDimtM3MJ2ew62ETA) and former Tommy Somerville, Tommy Hardy to the show. Ken and Tommy discuss the great Northern exodus of the 90s Boston Punk scene to Salem, MA, selling punk records, The Smiths, how everyone craves love a…
 
This week Ken welcomes writer, performer and reformed stand up comedian Hattie Hayes to the show. Ken and Hattie discuss John Stamos, Ken's odd reactions, George Clooney, ER, never wanting to lose a partner to any cast member of Stand By Me, Jerry O'Connell, The National, being very badly injured on stage, how George Clooney may be a real super her…
 
This week Ken welcomes writer/director/Box Mac co-host and Red Cow Entertainment Head Honcho Frankie Frain. Ken and Frankie discuss how much Ken loves everything Frankie does, the shock that Ken and Frankie don't already know each other, Emerson College, making niche content, The Angry Video Game Nerd/Cinemassacre controversy, making feature films,…
 
This week Ken welcomes comedian and all around Hollywood player Chip Pope to the show. Ken and Chip discuss growing up in Texas, The Last Picture Show, taking out all the good looking people, fights at the Rodeo Grounds, taking your shirt off, weird Massachusetts city names, moving to LA, TV watching in coming of age autobiographical childhood tale…
 
This week Ken welcomes designer, host of Scotland's Home of the Year, former actor and all around one of the coolest people I've ever talked to, Anna Campbell-Jones to the show. Ken and Anna discuss Ken's plans to pull a heist and move to rural Scotland, First Love - Secrets, being a teen actor, Free Masons, The Word, Channel 4, The Young Ones, Lon…
 
8 Years and 500 (+) Episodes! In celebration we have a big announcement! We have a new theme song. Retiring "Television Addict" by the Hoodoo Gurus/The Victims, and replacing it with a song written and recorded JUST for the show by the great Josh Caterer (Smoking Popes), TV Guidance Counselor! Josh also has a new single out for the a Holidays, a gr…
 
This week Ken welcomes writer and film critic Erik Childress to the show. Ken and Erik discuss Chicago, basically growing up in Shermer, Crime Story, John Hughes, Harry Caray, the curse of the Cubs, Dawson's Creek, the loudest voices today who are right wing careerless jerks, The Clinton Era and disgraced politicians, Kevin Williamson, Patrick Stew…
 
This week Ken welcomes artist, novelist and listener Luke Geddes. Ken and Luke discuss central time, growing up in Wisconsin, Mountain Time, High Altitude baking instructions, Appleton, Caroline in the City, The Canada of America, the first Halloween after 911, the post VCR pre-web video era of lost media, how movies on the cover of TV Guide is che…
 
October 3-9, 1992 This week Ken welcomes filmmaker, and all around talent, Shaina Feinberg to the show. Ken and Shaina discuss newly borns, how 1992 is a good year for Ken, Joan Rivers, The Real World, MTV, growing up in Manhattan, how big a difference a few years seems when you are younger, how people with a different style than you can seem way o…
 
August 24-30, 1974 Another long time coming guest, this week Ken welcomes comedian Blaine Capatch to the show. Ken and Blaine discuss throwing to a clip, classic cars, 1974, growing up in PA, weird square back cars, music instruction schools, Godsmack, Stryper, bad metal bands, working in music stores, guitars, speculation without Googleation, Susi…
 
This week Ken welcomes comedian and 2021 Montreal Comedy Festival New Face Jaye McBride to the show. Ken and Jaye discuss Brooklyn, Ken's Halloween looks and lifestyle, food based nicknames as dual purpose insult/compliment, growing up in rural upstate NY, The "Good" Mall, Maine, Vermont, Friday the 13th Park VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan, going to C…
 
Happy Halloween! This week Ken welcomes writer, producer, director and author of the new autobiography "Day of the Living Me" Jeff Lieberman! jeffliebermandirector.com Ken and Jeff discuss floods, the end of the world, car boats, tapping into the Zeitgeist, Squirm, Remote Control, labels, 70s horror, race in horror, talent, being an advocate for th…
 
After a one year Apocalypses induced hiatus, TV Guidance Counselor's annual Halloween special is back! This year we welcome back, because YOU demanded it, TVGC All-Star Lamont Price (of the Lamont Price XPerience) and Walter Sickert (of the daily Bunker Buds streaming show)! Ken, Lamont and Walter discuss their favorite Halloween episodes and some …
 
Today Ken welcomes shadow Ken, for Red Sox Fenway park DJ, and current all other sports DJ TJ Connelly to the show. Ken and TJ discuss neighbors trying to break in and steal your home, Miss America, Brooke Shields, Wolf Blitzer, TV news and Israel, the anti-Playboy, Virginia Slims, tar, how Nirvana killed Miami Vice, Brian Dennehy: Cult Leader, TJ'…
 
This week Ken welcomes, writer, director, producer, comedian and actor Pete Holmes to the show. Ken and Pete get RIGHT into it and discuss The Want Ads, the nature of AV Nerds, wanting to be the go to expert to fight monsters among your peer group, managing bands, wanting to be in the limelight but being shy, playing the bass, being a punk rock kid…
 
This week Ken welcomes writer, and author of the new book Poe for your Problems: Uncommon Advice from History's Least Likely Self-Help Guru, Catherine Baab-Muguira. Ken and Cat discuss Richmond, VA, Avail, the psychic prison of High School, Edgar Allan Poe, laying claim to Poe, the Mid-Atlantic, HP Lovecraft, how Poe set the structure for horror, m…
 
This week Ken welcomes writer, director, actor, and one of Ken's most looked up to Renascence Men, John Sayles. Ken and John discuss outer space, TV as babysitter, how 1960 was far before Ken was born, late night TV, inappropriate commercials, human remote controls, the lack of choice, 30 Westerns on TV, Have Gun Will Travel, signature guns, TV the…
 
This week Ken welcomes former Higsons' frontman, novelist, actor, comedian and all around UK comedy royalty Charlie Higson to the show. Ken and Charlie discuss being built for lockdown, writing books for adults again after a 25 year hiatus, the BREAKING NEWS of Charlie's new huge fantasy series for the Middle East on MBC, Randall and Hopkirk Deceas…
 
This week Ken welcomes host of the Natch Beaut podcast, and fellow Alison Rosen is Your New Best Friend pre-Apocalypse guest, Jackie Michele Johnson to the show. Ken and Jackie discuss good closets, personal space in a marriage, Sex and the City, converting to Judaism, Ken's blank spot that is 2004, the Reality TV Boom, how full hair and make up is…
 
This week Ken welcomes VCR Party Live's resident gal Friday, and the lord of Overlord, George Pasles to the show. Ken and George discuss armpit hair, Philly, on set romances, Phantasm, cigarettes, storm chasers, original art, dirt bikes, pearls and oysters, Simon & Simon, Tales from the Darkside, Monsters, commandeering televisions after being dump…
 
This week Ken welcomes bassist and singer from Mission of Burma, long time Chronicle producer and personal hero Clint Conley to the show. Ken and Clint discuss the nexus of punk rock and television, finding interesting things in New England, growing up just outside NYC, having a father "in the business", grad school at BU, the interaction of the hi…
 
This week Ken welcomes writer, producer, director and actor, Chip from My Three Sons himself, Mr. Stanley Livingston. Ken and Stanley discuss Ozzy and Harriet, hanging out with Mr. Ed, swimming, being a stunt kid, Paul Newman, his brother getting recast, Doris Day, Please Don't Eat the Daisies, the family burlesque business, Baltimore, vaudeville, …
 
This week Ken welcomes musician (Belly, Throwing Muses, The Breeders), singer, song writer, and all around gem Tanya Donelly to the show. Ken and Tayna discuss the rain, prissy poodles, 1977, Alan Alda, More Cigarettes, smoking to be thin, Mary Tyler Moore, actually enjoying lack of choice, Kate Bush on SNL, getting starstruck, having no chill, def…
 
This week Ken welcomes podcaster and fellow comedian Brandie Posey to the show. Ken and Brandie discuss L.A. traffic's return, Jim Carrey, Once Bitten, The Cable Guy, In Living Color, growing up with spies outside DC, Accountants, The Grinch, Nick Cage, Celebrity Thanksgiving recipes, Paul Sorvino's Shrimp, Phillips Seymour Hoffman, Twister, storm …
 
This week Ken welcomes writer, performer, improvers and the people behind Left Handed Radio Anna Rubanova and Adam Bozarth to the show. Ken, Ann and Adam discuss helicopters, L.A., palm trees, going full tar pits, NY Shaped cages, growing up in the mid-west, growing up outside of Manhattan, visiting backlots, being an extra, the horrors of being no…
 
This week Ken welcomes actor, writer Anna La Madrid. Ken and Anna discuss climate change, growing up in Venezuela, the East Coast and all over the place, picking up regional slang, being a latchkey kid, learning English from TV, luxury items, Short Circuit, Pee Wee's Big Adventure, rewatching your childhood favorites, the afterschool/before dinner …
 
This week Ken welcomes the producer/director/host and all around jack of all trades behind The Toys That Made Us, The Movies That Made Us and A Toy Store Near You, Brian Volk-Weiss. Ken and Brian discuss Boston, Newbury Comics, Toy Stores, the intention behind A Toy Store Near You, COVID, being inspired, life being too short, nostalgia, growing up …
 
This week Ken welcomes singer, performer, all around personality and force of nature Peppermint to the show. Ken and Peppermint discuss remote controls, the single most 1992 image ever, how the 80s didn't end in 1990, pop culture delays, the rise of cable TV, MTV, breaking the Summer barrier, getting ready for OJ Simpson, Melrose Place, Beverly Hil…
 
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