(Un)Censored

Word Crime.In recognition of the 40th anniversary of the death of Lenny Bruce, tonight’s broadcast of the Daedalus Howell Show takes a look at the issue of censorship. Our guests include actor Ronnie Marmo who portrayed Lenny Bruce in the critically-acclaimed production of “Lenny’s Back” in Los Angeles; return guest David Landis of Ultimate 80s.com discusses the infamous labeling of rock records by the Parents Music Resource Center; Gabe Wardell, executive director of Atlanta-based non-profit Image Film and Video Center speaks to censorship in film; and author and publisher Deborah Greenspan of Llumina Press, chats about the pitfalls of contemporary censorship.

[audio:http://dhowell.com/podcast/dhs011.mp3]

Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation

Talkin' 'bout my generation...In this episode of the Daedalus Howell Show we chat about notions germane to my generation: Roberto Castiglioni of TheOnlineWire.com discusses wagers placed about the End of the World As We Know It – which is today (06/06/06); David Landis of Ultimate80s.com returns to talk about his favorite decade; Maddox, creator of The Best Page in the Universe and author of the New York Times bestseller The Alphabet of Manliness, shares some words; and “Gen X philosopher” and Vomit Factory scribe Alexander T. Newport seeks the truth – well, sort of.

[audio:http://dhowell.com/podcast/dhs003.mp3]

Walken and Talkin’

Walken like a man.This episode of the Daedalus Howell looks through a glass darkly (well, not too darkly) at actor Christopher Walken: Candy Rosenbaum of The Online Christopher WalkenFanClub.com chats about her main man; Lost’s Neil Hopkins does the world’s best Walken impression; Brandon Scott of the film, website and paranormal investigative team AlienSecrets refuses to answer the question “Is Walken an alien-human hyrbid?”; singer-songwriter Orion Letizi gets paranoid ; Ben from the video store makes some special Walken selections; cultural commentator David Landis ponders the Walken enigma; and a call from “Sonoma Jared.”

[audio:http://dhowell.com/podcast/dhs002.mp3]