Today Paco and George recap the new Showtime documentary The Go Go’s . Notably the first all-femme band to write their own songs, play their own instruments, and snag a #1 US album. Directed by Allison Ellwood, this straightforward music documentary looks at the LA group’s rise, reign and breakup, along with youthful ambition, firings, drugs, rehab, money squabbles, breakup, and inevitable reunions.
Ep 143 GARLIC IS AS GOOD AS TEN MOTHERS w Richard Parks III This is our Munchie Mayseries on food documentaries. We watched Les Blank’s 1980 classic film Garlic Is As Good As Ten Mothers…
Long Shot is the story of Juan Catalan who was accused of the execution style murder of 16 year old Martha Puebla in Los Angeles. Catalan was up for the death penalty but his dedicated lawyer hunted for his only alibi that would exonerate him – video footage from a Dodgers game.
When the Rajneesh movement and their leader the Bhagwan came to rural Oregon in the 1980s was it just a clash of cultures (worldly orange-clad hippies vs. conservative townspeople) or a mafia-style hostile takeover? Our guest is journalist and Los Angeles native, Richard Parks III.