Thursday, December 6, 2018

Bonus Episode: Holiday Minicast

Here's a stocking stuffer -- just a quick mini-episode to look backward and forward, wish you a happy everything, and tell you about the hottest holiday gifts of 2018. (Links galore at the bottom of this post.)

Episode Description: "After a recap of feedback to the Big Store episode, Matthew and Noah talk about the Marx Brothers books they have authored which, coincidentally, are available as holiday gifts. Later, Bob makes a bold proclamation for 2019."

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And here are the essentials for everyone on your holiday gift list:

The Annotated Marx Brothers:
A Filmgoer's Guide to In-Jokes,
Obscure References, and Sly Details

by Matthew Coniam

That's Me, Groucho!
The Solo Career of Groucho Marx

by Matthew Coniam

Gimme a Thrill:
The Story of I'll Say She Is,
The Lost Marx Brothers Musical,
and How it Was Found
by Noah Diamond

And, in the world beyond the Marx Brothers: Egyptomania Goes to the Movies and Jane Austen: Inside Her Novels by Matthew; and Love Marches On and 400 Years in Manhattan by Noah.

All of this and more can be found on the Store page at, as well as in that phantom location, "wherever books are sold!"

We'll be back soon with our final episode of 2018, and soon thereafter, with our first episode of 2019! That will be shortly followed by our second episode of 2019, then our third, and so on, forever and ever. Until then, best wishes to you and yours for the holidays, and a happy new year.

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  1. Thanks for the extra podcast, fellas! It was a great second audio feature for me, who had just listened to Lionel Barrymore in A Christmas Carol, brought to us by Orson Welles and Campbell's Soup! Merry Christmas, boys!


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