Episode 178: Gypsies, Flash Fiction and Spicy Reboots

Episode 178!  Michael and Lindsay Stewart (aka Lord Mayor Bullfrog and Violet, Queen of the Gypsies) join us to talk about the opening of the Carolina Renaissance Festival as well as the TV shows and other happenings of the week. (Starneslord was off gallavanting – harumph!)  They also help us read the winning stories of the Flash Fiction Contest – Freddie Silva, Jr. and runner-up J.C. Craig.

This Week’s Topics Include:


  • RIP:  Inhumans Cancelled before it begins
  • Arrival director Denis Villeneuve is making the upcoming Dune reboot
  • Tom Baker is back playing Doctor Who nearly 40 years after originally playing the Time Lord
  • Flash Fiction Contest Winners! 
  • Community Calendar Reminder


  • Carol:  Bojack Horseman, Charlotte Film Festival, Channel Zero
  • Joey : One Mississippi (Tig Nataro), DWTS Week 2, The Guest Book
  • Tiffany:  Atlanta TV Show


About the Carolina Renaissance Festival: (from their website)

renfestlogoThe Renaissance Festival is a 16th century European style art and entertainment festival combining outdoor theater, circus entertainment, arts and crafts marketplace, a jousting tournament, a feast fit for royalty, and much much more. The 24th annual season opens in the fall Saturdays and Sundays, from September 30th to November 19th, 2017.


You can experience the clashing of armor and the thundering of hooves daily with full combat jousts at the King’s Tournament Arena.

Great live music has always been a feature at the RenFest and this year we introduce TWO new music acts. The CRAIC Show! (pronounced CRACK) is a high energy Medieval rock band blending roguish vocals, bagpipes, percussion and violin. The Reelin’ Rogues are a charming trio of high energy, acoustic musicians performing traditional Celtic folk music.

Website: www.renfestinfo.com

Originally recorded 9/27/17

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