Celebrate the guys' recent discussion about Super Bowl Halftime Shows by revisiting the 2021 episode honoring the man responsible for the best halftime show ever - Prince. On this one, Brian goes deep into the drama that led to Prince Rogers Nelson changing his name.
A listener letter about halftime shows sends the guys unpacking the culture and climate that turned a "wardrobe malfunction" into a headline-stealing, career-ending, congress-convening sideshow. WANT BONUS EPISODES AND WEEKLY NEWSLETTER? SUPPORT THE SHOW VIA PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/join/7645069 SHOW NOTES: Songs used in this episode: Al Hirt “Java”; Janet Jackson “Let’s Wait Awhile.” “Again,” [...]
Brian unravels the rumors around Michael Jackson's obsession with a 19th century oddity. PLUS - the guys recount their favorite visits to MJ's hometown... SHOW NOTES: https://kerryhennigan.wordpress.com/2017/10/07/leave-me-alone-michael-jackson-and-the-elephant-mans-bones/ "https://kerryhennigan.wordpress.com/2017/10/07/leave-me-alone-michael-jackson-and-the-elephant-mans-bones/" Frank Dileo: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_DiLeo David Bowie in The Elephant Man (ABC 1981): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K_FbWQG642g Joseph Merrick Biography: https://www.biography.com/news/elephant-man-joseph-merrick-biography MJ dancing with Elephant Man's Bones: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3A5myZJXPMk