102 episodes

Rocky Talkie is a weekly podcast where hosts Aaron Tidwell, Nicki Hickey, and Jon discuss the latest news and current events in the Rocky Horror Shadowcasting community.

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    • TV & Film
    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

Rocky Talkie is a weekly podcast where hosts Aaron Tidwell, Nicki Hickey, and Jon discuss the latest news and current events in the Rocky Horror Shadowcasting community.

    Episode 81 - Do The Swim

    Episode 81 - Do The Swim

    Jacob, Aaron, and Meg get an insider’s view about Barry Bostwick’s upcoming appearances, shop for brand new Rocky Horror merch, and talk about the best set of boobies in Australia!

    Global News:
    Learn more about the upcoming IRL Galaxy Con
    https://galaxycon.com/

    Shop the new Cavity Colors Rocky Horror merch
    https://cavitycolors.com/

    Community News:
    Learn about the Plaza Theatre’s renovations
    https://www.wabe.org/chris-escobar-has-major-renovation-and-restoration-plans-for-the-historic-plaza-theatre/?mibextid=onnTyB&fs=e&s=cl&fbclid=IwAR0YvCZSNIXbj5lWdLDbmvlOuwG3XdX1uCqpszYeNl8HHwcjQ4niIr2U8Z8

    NAAQ Sources:
    Thompson - 2016 - The Rocky Horror Picture Show FAQ
    Bagnall and Barden - Still the Beast is Feeding 40 Years of Rocky Horror
    http://www.rockyhorrorwiki.org/wiki2/index.php?title=Nell_Campbell
    http://www.rockymusic.org/tags/RockyCon+One.php
    http://www.rockymusic.org/album/nell-swim.php
    http://www.rockymusic.org/tags/Little+Nell.php
    https://www.youtube.com/user/pazuzu4711
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nell_Campbell
    https://www.discogs.com/artist/306993-Little-Nell
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n1H-ADGb8w8
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S7-zm_J2Nkc
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9AhJbKJy0o
    https://vimeo.com/291275574
    https://www.cosmopolitan.com/uk/body/a47859/101-different-names-boobs/


    Music:
    - Intro/Outro - Jupiter’s Smile by The 126ers
    - Stings - Library at freesound.org

    Script by Aaron Tidwell, Jacob Roger-Gordon and Meg Fierro
    Produced and edited by Aaron Tidwell and Meg Fierro
    Rocky Talkie is an Audiogasmic LLC Production

    • 44 min
    Episode 80 - The Sunset Strip

    Episode 80 - The Sunset Strip

    Jon and Aaron are joined by JCCP’s Randy Hyland to throwback to Tim’s killer clown days, get excited about Rocky happenings in the deep south, and learn about Lou Adler’s role in the LA rock music scene.

    Global News:
    Learn more about the upcoming IT documentary
    https://www.dreadcentral.com/news/430827/pennywise-the-story-of-it-trailer-new-documentary-about-stephen-kings-killer-clown-floats-into-summer-exclusive-video/

    Community News:
    Watch Airbnb’s time warp video
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbVr0s4V7cQ&ab_channel=Airbnb
    Oogle the spacip yurt!
    https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/20445002?source_impression_id=p3_1654418708_7wY4w4R6FnFnwit3

    Check out Rocky Horror in Logan County WV
    https://artsrockyhorror.brownpapertickets.com/
    https://www.wowktv.com/news/entertainment/long-time-wish-to-bring-rocky-horror-picture-show-to-west-virginia-finally-happening/


    NAAQ Sources:
    Map
    https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/edit?mid=1obekAmP5Pve32b5yajLoujVj6GSoTfI&usp=sharing

    Lou Adler
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lou_Adler
    https://web.archive.org/web/20180808111851/https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/lou-adler-california-dreamin-75011/

    Whisky a go-go
    https://www.udiscovermusic.com/stories/whisky-a-go-go-when-la-rock-ruled-the-strip/
    https://www.visitwesthollywood.com/stories/whisky-a-go-go-the-first-real-american-discotheque/
    https://whiskyagogo.com/calendar/history/
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whisky_a_Go_Go#:~:text=2%20Honors-,History,D.C.%2C%20by%20restaurateur%20Jacques%20Vivien.
    https://www.latimes.com/local/obituaries/la-me-valentine7-2008dec07-story.html
    http://www.ozrockyhorror.com/Roxy%20Cast%201974.html
    https://web.archive.org/web/20081014055334/https://davidkamp.com/2006/09/live_at_the_whisky.php
    https://concerts.fandom.com/wiki/Whisky-A-Go-Go

    Roxy
    https://www.theroxy.com/venue-info/history
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roxy_Theatre_(West_Hollywood)
    https://www.newspapers.com/image/337992979/

    Rainbow
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rainbow_Bar_and_Grill

    Landmark
    https://la.curbed.com/2019/11/5/20942607/sunset-strip-roxy-theatre-landmark

    Sunset Strip Riots
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunset_Strip_curfew_riots

    Elmer Valentine
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elmer_Valentine
    https://www.newspapers.com/image/701576920/ (earliest reference, hilarious baseball bit)
    https://www.theguardian.com/music/2009/mar/27/obituary-elmer-valentine


    News
    Roxy Opening
    https://www.newspapers.com/image/381698917/

    First LA media reference to Rocky coming to the Roxy
    https://www.newspapers.com/image/381910641/

    Roxy “Rocky Horror” Opening Night “Two Reviews” LA Times
    https://www.newspapers.com/image/381524658/
    https://www.newspapers.com/image/381523467


    Book Sources
    Thompson - 2016 - The Rocky Horror Picture Show FAQ everything left.pdf
    Bagnall and Barden - Still the Beast is Feeding 40 Years of Rocky Horr.pdf

    Lisa Kurtz Sutton’s Musings
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/183159695069949/search/?q=whisky%20a%20go-go



    Music:
    - Intro/Outro - Jupiter’s Smile by The 126ers
    - Stings - Library at freesound.org

    Script by Aaron Tidwell, Jacob Roger-Gordon and Meg Fierro
    Produced and edited by Aaron Tidwell and Meg Fierro
    Rocky Talkie is an Audiogasmic LLC Production

    • 58 min
    Community Spotlight Episode 9 - Randy Hyland

    Community Spotlight Episode 9 - Randy Hyland

    Aaron & Jon are joined on air by Randy Hyland to learn about his Rocky Horror origin story and the best way being part of our community has affected his life!

    Visit the JCCP:
    https://www.jccppgh.com/

    Music:
    - Intro/Outro - Jupiter’s Smile by The 126ers
    - Stings - Library at freesound.org

    Script by Aaron Tidwell, Jacob Roger-Gordon and Meg Fierro
    Produced and edited by Aaron Tidwell and Meg Fierro
    Rocky Talkie is an Audiogasmic LLC Production

    • 10 min
    Episode 79 - Jubilee

    Episode 79 - Jubilee

    Aaron, Jon, and Jacob learn about Laverne Cox’s new barbie doll, get hype about fabulous con merch available for preorder, and delve into rocky-adjacent 80’s punk film, Jubilee!

    Global News:
    Read about Lavere Cox’s new barbie!
    https://people.com/human-interest/laverne-cox-gets-own-barbie-doll-mattel/
    Shop for barbie
    https://creations.mattel.com/

    Visit Patricia Quinn on social media
    https://rockyhorror.fandom.com/wiki/Patricia_Quinn?so=search
    http://patriciaquinn.co.uk/
    https://www.instagram.com/ladypatriciaquinn/
    https://www.cameo.com/patriciaquinn


    Community News:
    Preorder your A*****e & Slut Underoos
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/452188711543807/permalink/4920407398055227/
    https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd7ZPlrapOTVPsC8RARGA-loJdv5pKl8YB6q2zuPdOY7os2CA/viewform

    NAAQ Sources:
    https://www.anothermanmag.com/life-culture/10196/how-jubilee-became-the-greatest-punk-film-of-all-time
    https://web.archive.org/web/20090407043712/http://www.400blows.co.uk:80/inter_hobbs.shtml
    https://www.theguardian.com/music/2007/jul/20/popandrock4
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jubilee_(1978_film)
    https://proflrobinson.com/2018/02/17/jubilee-and-memories-of-punk/
    https://www.openculture.com/2014/09/derek-jarmans-jubilee-its-the-best-film-about-punk-1978.html
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silver_Jubilee_of_Elizabeth_II

    Thompson - 2016 - The Rocky Horror Picture Show FAQ everything left.pdf
    Bagnall and Barden - Still the Beast is Feeding 40 Years of Rocky Horr.pdf



    Music:
    - Intro/Outro - Jupiter’s Smile by The 126ers
    - Stings - Library at freesound.org

    Script by Aaron Tidwell, Jacob Roger-Gordon and Meg Fierro
    Produced and edited by Aaron Tidwell and Meg Fierro
    Rocky Talkie is an Audiogasmic LLC Production

    • 45 min
    Episode 78 - To Absent Friends

    Episode 78 - To Absent Friends

    Aaron, Jacob and Meg celebrate Little Nell’s nicest birthday, read their most bizarre write-in yet, and bid farewell to Rocky Horror community legend, Bill Brennan.

    Global News:
    Learn more about Nell Campbell’s life:
    https://rockyhorror.fandom.com/wiki/Nell_Campbell

    Visit Nell online:
    https://www.littlenellcampbell.com/
    https://www.instagram.com/littlenellcampbell/

    Read more about Craig McLachlan’s dropped lawsuit:
    https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/craig-mclachlan-to-drop-defamation-case-against-herald-abc-20220520-p5an32.html

    Cummunity News:
    Learn more about the JCCP’s upcoming events
    https://www.jccppgh.com/

    Learn more about RKO’s upcoming events
    https://rkoarmy.com/events/


    NAAQ Sources:
    http://www.rockyhorrorwiki.org/wiki2/index.php?title=Bill_Brennan
    http://www.rockyhorror.com/profiles/fan_1998_11.php
    http://www.rockyhorrorwiki.org/wiki2/index.php?title=The_Boss_Award
    https://www.mastapeterfuneralhome.com/memorials/william-brennan/4932765/obituary.php
    http://www.rockyhorror.com/profiles/fan_1999_01.php
    https://web.archive.org/web/20060105010252if_/http://www.crazedimaginations.com:80/
    http://www.rockyhorrorwiki.org/wiki2/index.php?title=Crazed_Imaginations_(1)


    Music:
    - Intro/Outro - Jupiter’s Smile by The 126ers
    - Stings - Library at freesound.org

    Script by Aaron Tidwell, Jacob Roger-Gordon and Meg Fierro
    Produced and edited by Aaron Tidwell and Meg Fierro
    Rocky Talkie is an Audiogasmic LLC Production

    • 55 min
    Episode 77 - Reefer Madness!

    Episode 77 - Reefer Madness!

    Aaron and Meg are joined by Mix Universe of the JCCP to recap Lou Adler’s most recent podcast interview, shop for the newest RKOCON merch, and discuss everyone’s favorite movie to get absolutely ripped to: Reefer Madness!

    Visit the JCCP on all social media @JCCPPGH

    Global News:
    Listen to Fat Mike’s Fat Mic podcast
    https://fatmikedude.podbean.com/e/lou-adler-gets-kidnapped-in-the-1970s/

    Learn about Laverne Cox’s Webby award
    https://winners.webbyawards.com/2022/specialachievement/311/laverne-cox

    Community News:
    Buy the official RKOCON 4 pin
    https://rkocon.com/attend/

    MAAQ Sources:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reefer_Madness
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reefer_Madness:_The_Movie_Musical
    https://web.archive.org/web/20200103185438/https://www.playbill.com/article/the-truth-10-years-later-alan-cumming-neve-campbell-and-reefer-madness-cast-share-memories-from-set-com-346634
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reefer_Madness_(musical)
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Zappa
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kristen_Bell
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S99JwLYeXa8
    http://www.reefermadness.org/film2004/latimes_11082004.html
    https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0404364/

    Music:
    - Intro/Outro - Jupiter’s Smile by The 126ers
    - Stings - Library at freesound.org


    Script by Aaron Tidwell, Jacob Roger-Gordon and Meg Fierro
    Produced and edited by Aaron Tidwell and Meg Fierro
    Rocky Talkie is an Audiogasmic LLC Production

    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

jnice1970 ,

This podcast changed my life

I had no idea you could talk about rocky horror before this podcast and I have never been more excited.

Best app Everr!!!! ,

nicki is better than jon

this is the best podcast i have ever listened to and nicki is simply the best host ever to grace this earth. that is all.

HUNGER GAMES FAN JILL ,

love it !!

i’m a huge rocky horror fan, and I have absolutely loved listening to this podcast! i’ve listened to the 5 episodes that are out so far all today, i’ve already learned so much. i can’t wait for more !!!

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