HEDGE CLIPPINGSIn each episode Travis and his guests take an entertaining and insightful look about whatever topic they happened to find interesting that day. Movie fans, theatre nerds, gamers, geeks, and seekers of truth are all welcome here.
EPISODE 4: WHO YOU'RE GONNA CALL Are spirits haunting the Southern United States? Can they be detected? David Laville of the New Orleans Ghost Hunters brings some audio evidence to the show that raises some interesting questions. Meanwhile, Ben Langlinais of the Louisiana Ghostbusters shares the story of turning his fandom into a force for charity so powerful it's scary.[October 2018]
EPISODE 3: THE MEME-ING OF POETRYTravis sits down with poets Dylan Krieger and Emily Jean McCollister to discuss the surprising places poetry pops up, a poet’s process, inspiration, and poetry’s place in the modern world.[August 2018]
EPISODE 2: INTERESTING HUMANS - ANDRE DUBROCAndre Dubroc has been a professional circus clown, best-selling author, and a Hallmark greeting card writer. In this interview he shares stories about his time in school with Tony Award-winner Norbert Leo Butz, getting comedy advice from animator Chuck Jones, what his world travels have taught him about success, and which of his many jobs has been the most rewarding. [August 2018]
EPISODE 1: THE LEGACY OF ANGUS BETHUNEThe short story, “A Brief Moment in the Life of Angus Bethune”, and the film which it inspired have had a staying power which has often surprised the artists behind the works. In this episode, author Chris Crutcher discusses his inspiration for the character, censorship, and the impact the AIDS epidemic had on his writing. Actor Charlie Talbert, who played Angus in the movie, joins the show to talk about being a teenage newbie in Hollywood, pranking James Van Der Beek, and the recent work he has been doing in New Orleans.[July 2018]