59 minutes | Nov 16th 2015

TYF! #7.2 Top 3 "Holiday Special" with CATHERINE POPPER, KEVIN MAHER, and FRANK CONNIFF

This was on the TYF! podcast, a somewhat more contentious episode of our recurring Top 3 - with Liam and Kevin stretching the definition of "holiday special," and the "Top 3 Steven Spielberg" category proving surprisingly contentious and controversial.  The panel includes: FRANK CONNIFF, who is best-loved as "TV's Frank," the mad scientist from the cult TV show 'Mystery Science Theater 3000." He also has a podcast, Podhouse 90, which just released a new episode titled "The Agoraphobic Action League." He will be seen touring the country riffing on bad movies with fellow MST 3k "Mad Scientist" Trace Beaulieu, all of which you can find out about on his website: http://frankconniff.com/ KEVIN MAHER is an Emmy-winning comedy writer, filmmaker, and sketch performer. His regular monthly show, KEVIN GEEKS OUT, tackles subjects from Movies About Zombies to Stephen King to Hulking Out. Kevin's next show is at the Nitehawk Cinema theater in Williamsburg Brooklyn, December 3rd THE KEVIN GEEKS OUT CHRISTMAS SPECIAL, and you can get more information and buy tickets here: http://www.nitehawkcinema.com/2015/12/03/ CATHERINE POPPER is one of the country's most in-demand bass players, and has toured and recorded with everyone from Ryan Adams, to Jack White, to Willie Nelson, to Brian Fallon, to Mike Doughty, to Tommy Stinson, and more. Her band, Puss 'N Boots, which also features Sasha Dobson and Norah Jones, released a critically acclaimed album titled "No Fools No Fun." You can buy it (and read hilariously confused reviews of it) right here: http://amzn.to/1Sdkui7 LIAM McENEANEY is the host of the TYF! podcast. His first album, Comedian, was critically-acclaimed and debuted atop the Amazon and iTunes charts (BUY IT HERE: http://amzn.to/1HrCgO9) His next album, A Laugh Supreme, records at The Bell House in Brooklyn on January 10th, 2016.
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