Hywel is still hanging with the island songbirds, but he is kind enough to call in and let us hear their siren tune. Peter and Colter sit down in person with fellow native Birminghamian, stand up, hater of the heat, Daily Show correspondent, host of This is Not Happening on Comedy Central, I think you get the point, he’s a very busy man, Roy Wood Jr. we talk about his journey from hometown to now, the two times he’s felt he’s “made it”, the light at the end of the tunnel (it’s a train), who the best SEC football fan tippers are, fatherhood and bringing productions to the south.Read More
This week we are joined by the multi talented Duquette Johnston.
Parisian Craigslist is again put on notice.
We discuss the perils of instant gratification in art.
Duquette talks about opening a shop in Woodlawn and how to revitalize a community without gentrifying it.
Next, we run down Duquette’s history in music from Verbena to a band with 3 lost records called Cut Grass to today.
Now the world knows how much Pete hates the BeeGees.
To wrap up we start talking about the philosophy of The Fire Escape and Duquette’s philosophy of creating (Hint: they are pretty similar).
What exactly is going on in Greenwich after they moved the meridian?
A potential discovery of a ship with a sordid past sheds light on a resilient African community outside of Mobile, AL.
Did a Welsh prince set sail for the coast of Alabama in 1170? We'd like to hope so, Rywel Tydde.
The fellas discuss the Crimson Tide's victory at the top of the show.
Be on the lookout for Fire Escape Rywel Tydde shirts!
Hywel's well on his way to nobility.
We mourn over the loss (potentially temporary) of a Birmingham institution.
How does one find a sense of place?
Hywel is joining us from far off Providence, not Coincidence, RI.
We debate a lot of grammar surrounding cephalopods.
Colter may be the genesis of several crypto-zoological mysteries.
Peter works blue material in Norwegian.
We definitely do not confess to publicly injuring people by speaking of "that play".
An important message from the Alabama State Congress circa 2008.
Richard takes us on a journey through the boggy waters of NYC of yesteryear and the bayous of southern Louisiana.
Hywel spins a yarn on seeing Prince.
Pete gives us a lesson in craigslisting in Paris.
Hywel almost tells us about Welsh folk tales.
Peter shares the tale of a “Slag” Wormwood.
We define what building-y means.
Lot’s of references with little extra information or research.
Colter discusses 100 year old poisonings in a small town in Hungary.Read More