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A podcast where we typically discuss and celebrate the films of Gene Wilder, one minute at a time. Season one was dedicated to Young Frankenstein. Season two we looked at Blazing Saddles. With Season three, we moved in a new direction, taking on more of a talk-show format with guests.

The Wilder Ride The Wilder Ride

    • TV & Film
    • 5.0 • 43 Ratings

A podcast where we typically discuss and celebrate the films of Gene Wilder, one minute at a time. Season one was dedicated to Young Frankenstein. Season two we looked at Blazing Saddles. With Season three, we moved in a new direction, taking on more of a talk-show format with guests.

    TWR Listeners Lounge - Ryan Rebalkin

    TWR Listeners Lounge - Ryan Rebalkin

    In this episode we get to chat with Ryan Rebalkin, a member of the Canadian Navy as well as being a podcaster and a rising YouTube first-reaction host. We start by asking what drew Ryan to join the military. Then we jump to his first step into the world of podcast, choosing the Rocky franchise as his subject. Ryan also hosts another show called, Worst of the Best. Additionally, he has a couple of YouTube channels where he records his "first reactions" to various entertainment offerings.

    • 2 hr 14 min
    TWR Listeners Lounge - Tim Andrews

    TWR Listeners Lounge - Tim Andrews

    In this episode we are joined by the extraordinary voice talent and radio broadcaster, Tim Andrews. As he grew in skill, he moved toward any radio opportunities, landing on several shows before his current run on The Von Haessler Doctrine. Known as the "man of a thousand voices," Tim, along with others, bring listeners a comedic take on the world of news-talk. Tim is also embarking on his 6th season of his own podcast called, Radio Labyrinth.

    • 2 hr 1 min
    TWR Listeners Lounge - Christopher McKittrick

    TWR Listeners Lounge - Christopher McKittrick

    In this episode we visit with biographer, Christopher McKittrick, regarding his latest book about Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, "Somewhere You Feel Free: Tom Petty and Los Angeles." We open discussing Chris's first times writing/storytelling and jump straight into his work on Tom Petty. We talk about how he approaches each subject and what he might be doing next. We wrap up the interview segment with a discussion over some interesting things we may learn about Tom Petty the person versus the performer.

    • 1 hr 56 min
    TWR Listeners Lounge - Randy Edwards

    TWR Listeners Lounge - Randy Edwards

    In this episode, we sit down with Randy Edwards a former NCAA football player for the University of Alabama who played four years in the NFL before becoming a personal injury attorney. We discussed the move from high school football into college ball. As Randy neared graduation, he got picked up by the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free-agent. His career only last four years. After football, it was back to school to get his law degree. He then moved into the are of personal injury law.

    • 2 hr 5 min
    TWR Listeners Lounge - MalaniKai

    TWR Listeners Lounge - MalaniKai

    In today's episode we meet up with MalaniKai, former basketball star and current talk host on WSB. She discovered a talent for basketball at the age of 12. By the time she graduated high school, she was courted by colleges around the country. She knew she wanted to be a broadcaster since she was two years old. After graduation, MalaniKai made her way from one radio assignment after another, eventually moving to Atlanta. She eventually became one of the principle voices on the show, "Word on the Street."

    • 2 hr 4 min
    TWR Listeners Lounge - Shane Kimbrough

    TWR Listeners Lounge - Shane Kimbrough

    In this episode we welcome NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough to our Listeners Lounge. We open our discussion discussing Shane's earliest recollections about space flight. Though he didn't think he would get into NASA, a path opened for him and he applied. Since that time, he has flown multiple Space Shuttle missions. He also flew on a Russian Soyuz and spent months on the International Space Station. Shane Kimbrough is now in preparation to be the Commander of a SpaceX launch sometime next year.

    • 1 hr 45 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
43 Ratings

43 Ratings

rosebud567 ,

Excellent entertainment

This is a fantastic show. Alan and Walt are easy to listen too and keep me in stitches. I've learned a plethora about Gene Wilder and his films while being completely entertained. Their guests add variety and tears of laughter. The Listeners' Lounge features interesting guests and feels like I'm relaxing and chatting with friends.

jwrig08 ,

Perfect for winding down

Need a break from stress? Just want to relax & maybe add a little silly humor after a long day? This is a good podcast for you. Alan & Walt discuss entertainment (movies, TV, etc), with a humorous slant. They frequently feature relevant guests who not only add to the topic in question, but add to the humor as well. Take a break from the crazy, all-too-serious world in which we live. Maybe even have some beer or wine & let these guys provide some goofiness to remind you that it’s okay to take a break from the real world every so often.

CamperMel ,

Ghostbusters!!

I am currently rewatching Ghostbusters because of the “seasonal” content that Alan and Walt are discussing now. I haven’t seen that movie in years and I can’t tell you the pure pleasure of just watching a movie for fun and then hearing the inside takes and things I might have missed from the guys. I also loved when they brought in Amy Murray and Susan Delmonico for the “Wilder Wives” discussion of The Princess Bride. These are 2 smart ladies and 2 smart guys to bring them aboard. Definitely do it again. Fingers crossed for “A Christmas Story” episode or 2?!? Well done guys. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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