Entertainment writer Liz Shannon Miller joins Kristen to talk about Audrey Hepburn, blindness in cinema, and whether Wait Until Dark is a horror movie. If you want to know what classic film … Continue Reading Ticklish Business Episode #75: Wait Until Dark (1967)
Drea, Sam, and Kristen kick off the first of three Halloween-centered episodes starting with a look at Claude Rains in 1933’s The Invisible Man. Along the way they debate science fiction … Continue Reading Ticklish Business Episode #74: The Invisible Man (1933)
Drea and Kristen take off their shoes to walk Barefoot in the Park. They talk about the crumbling studio system, Robert Redford and Jane Fonda’s chemistry, and Drea tries to remember … Continue Reading Ticklish Business Episode #73: Barefoot in the Park (1967)
Drea and Kristen are joined by Nerdist writer Lindsey Romain to discuss Sharon Tate, melodrama, and the 1967 adaptation of Valley of the Dolls! Want to support Ticklish Business and get … Continue Reading Ticklish Business Episode #71: Valley of the Dolls (1967) w/Lindsey Romain
Sam, Drea and Kristen discuss the three stars they’re excited to spend 24 hours with as part of TCM’s Summer Under the Stars tribute. They also announce plans for their … Continue Reading Ticklish Business Episode #70: Summer Under the Stars Top 3
The Ticklish Trio are back with special guest Diana Ellis to talk about Edward D. Wood, Jr., the subjective nature of bad movies, Orson Welles, and the “worst movie ever … Continue Reading Ticklish Business Episode #69: Plan 9 From Outer Space (1959)
Ticklish Business is back and the Trio discuss their top 3 favorite Doris Day movies.
The Ticklish Trio travel to Japan to discuss the first foreign film in our show’s history. We dissecting Akira Kurosawa’s 1952 drama Ikiru. We talk about influences, both classic and contemporary, … Continue Reading Ticklish Business Episode #67: Ikiru (1952)
In honor of John Wayne’s birthday the Ticklish Trio discuss Wayne’s star introduction in the 1939 John Ford Western, Stagecoach. They also find time to discuss his complicated views in 2019, … Continue Reading Ticklish Business Episode #66: Stagecoach (1939) and the Complicated Legacy of John Wayne
Samantha and Kristen are back honoring the 65th anniversary of Creature From the Black Lagoon. They discuss the film’s origins, Millicent Patrick’s creature work, and whether the Creature is supposed to … Continue Reading Episode #65: Creature From the Black Lagoon (1954)
In honor of Tyrone Power’s birthday Samantha and Kristen look at his career and his 1942 swashbuckler, The Black Swan. They also answer your listener questions and announce the winner of … Continue Reading Ticklish Business Episode #64: The Black Swan (1942)
In honor of Jayne Mansfield’s birthday I’m joined by guest, Mansfield biographer April Vevea sits down to talk with me about the buxom actress, Frank Tashlin’s directorial prowess, and the … Continue Reading Ticklish Business Episode #63: Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957)
The Ticklish Trio are prepping for the 10th annual TCM Classic Film Festival with a special episode.
To go along with TCM’s #MarchMadness tribute to Fredric March the Ticklish Trio discuss his Oscar-winning turn in the 1931 adaptation of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde. We discuss who could … Continue Reading Ticklish Business Episode #61: Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (1931)
Last year we had plans to honor our final Centennial Celebrant, Jeff Chandler. But due to Kristen’s move and the holidays it didn’t happen as planned but we still wanted … Continue Reading Ticklish Business Bonus Episode #6: Jeff Chandler Centennial
The Ticklish Trio honor Kristen’s deceased obsession, John Garfield, on his birthday by talking about the 1946 noir The Postman Always Rings Twice. Come for the salaciousness and stay for our … Continue Reading Ticklish Business Episode #60: The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)