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43 minutes | Jul 16, 2013
Episode 17: Fourth of July Aftermath
Guest Erika Hall joins us to discuss Omaha's strange obsession with massive private fireworks shows, what it's like to march in a July 4 parade dressed like Dolly Parton, various sorts of urban wildlife, and top-shelf moonshine.
39 minutes | Jul 2, 2013
Episode 16: Trench Diseases and Chocolates for Breakfast
With special guest playwright Beaufield Berry. We discuss her play "Pyscho Ex-Girlfriend," some recent adventures she has had with transportation, a commercial Bunny made set during the Korean war, and the rerelease of the cult classic book "Chocolates for Breakfast," which Bunny had a susprising hand in.
41 minutes | Jun 24, 2013
Episode 15: Plays, Bars, Drunks, and Animals
Guest Tim Siragusa joins Bunny and Coco to discuss horror-themed plays, doing terrible things in new bars, and the unexpected animals that live near Bunny and Coco.
38 minutes | Jun 17, 2013
Episode 14: Hobos and Dangerous Drinks
Bunny and Coco return with guest Teri Fender. This week they discuss trains, hobos, flapper drinks, and the weather.
34 minutes | Nov 6, 2012
Episode 13: Girls Raised by Wolves and Demons Demanding Candy
Bunny and Coco talk with Omaha filmmaker Matthew Eledge about his short "St. Lucys Home for Girls Raised by Wolves." Artist, playwright and performer Tim Siragusa gives a tour of the Hot Shops "Pulled from the Matrix" regional printmaker show. Plus: Help us build an audience!
24 minutes | Oct 29, 2012
Episode 12: Pet costumes, Tales of Poe, and a mystery photo
Bunny and Coco visit the supposedly haunted Lynch Park, look at dogs in costumes, attend a collection of Poe stories staged like a haunted house, and puzzle about a photo of a robot in Council Bluffs.
39 minutes | Oct 22, 2012
Episode 11: Omaha films, a child who likes costumes, zombies, and haunted stairs
Bunny and Coco attended the local filmmakers show at Film Streams and talk to filmmaker Charles Fairbanks, who directed a documentary about Mexican wrestling. They also watch a production of The Bad Seed starring Stella Ehrhart, a third-grader who has made national news for dressing as a historical woman almost every single schoolday; she explains her fashion choices. The pair interview author David P. Murphy, who writes books about (and for!) zombies. And, finally, Bunny and Coco try to get to the bottom of the legend of a haunted staircase at Hummel Park.
31 minutes | Oct 15, 2012
Episode 10: The black angel, the Sh*tshow, and Mr. Omaha
Bunny and Coco visit The Black Angel, and imposing (and supposedly haunted) sculpture in a Council Bluffs cemetery. Also: vanity license plates, more scalps, and a group of Omaha artists put on The Sh*tshow, a collection of underground and subersive pieces that also works as a rather wild party. Finally, a puzzled bulldog.
33 minutes | Oct 8, 2012
Episode 9: A tour of Omaha graves, a seance, a haunted campus
Bunny and Coco visit the General Crook House Museum on the Fort Dodge campus of Metro Community College and try to find somebody who can confirm rumors of its hauntings; they accompany the Douglas County Historical Society on a tour of area graveyards; they watch tracks get repaired and they rescue an unwilling opossum.
46 minutes | Oct 2, 2012
Episode 8: A rodeo parade, ghoulish barbershop, a zombie pinup contest, and a haunted house with two stars of Night of the Living Dead
Bunny and Coco march in the River City Roundup Parade, and then a whole series of Halloween events: A visit to a barbershop decorated with memorabilia from a 1970s horror host, a zombie calendar girl, and a walk through a haunted house with Kyra Schon and George Kosana of "Night of the Living Dead."
25 minutes | Sep 22, 2012
Episode 7: Kevin Lawler, the long walk, the gold spike, and 311
Bunny and Coco join writer/playwright Kevin Lawler for part of his three-day, 70-mile walk around the perimeter of Omaha. They discuss the Gold Spike monument in Council Bluffs and the origin of the band name 311.
39 minutes | Sep 16, 2012
Episode 6: Polka Parties and Mexican Independence
Bunny and Coco revisit an especially full week in Omaha, including attending the Polka Hall of Fame induction event at Sokol Auditorium and participating in the Grito de Dolores parade in South Omaha. Also this week's myth or fact: Was the ski lift invented in Omaha?
28 minutes | Sep 12, 2012
Episode 5: Toxie, the scalp, and a bad year in Vegas
This week Bunny and Coco interview special guests Toxie, a band out of Memphis; they also discuss the human scalp found at an Omaha library and the Omaha millionaire who had a legendary, year-long gambling stint in Las Vegas.
33 minutes | Sep 3, 2012
Episode 4: Route 66 Revisited
Bunny and Coco take to the road, following the old Route 66 from Hollywood to Omaha. Along the way, they sample strange foods, discuss whether the Japanese bombed Omaha's Dundee neighborhood during WWII, and unconver the kidnapping of the son of an Omaha businessman as being part of the secret history of the start of Hollywood.
36 minutes | Aug 27, 2012
Episode 3: Filmmaker Dan Mirvish, the Brando hot dog, and black squirrels in Council Bluffs
Bunny and Coco talk with filmmaker Dan Mirvis about "omaha: the movie" and his new film "Between Us," as well as the Sundance Festival, accidentally pranking the press, and the Hathaway Effect. Also discussed: The Brando hot dog at Pink's in Los Angeles and Council Bluff's strange protectiveness toward their black squirrels.
36 minutes | Aug 18, 2012
Episode 2: James Crotty, the Reuben, and Alexander Payne's phone number
Bunny and Coco talk with guest James Marshall Crotty about Monk magazine, his Forbes column, and Omaha in the 1970s. Also: The Reuben sandwich and an angry phone call from filmmaker Alexander Payne.
24 minutes | Aug 12, 2012
Episode 1: Abbie Cobb, Albinos, and Culver City Munchkins
Bunny and Coco interview actress Abbie Cobb of Suburgatory, NCIS Los Angeles, And American Teenager, as well as discussing the Nebraskan that started Culver City and the strange rumors about Albinos in Hummel Park.
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