Episode 49: You’ll Be in a Box and I’ll Be Happy

, with special guest:

0049 David BowieGet out your glitter and your androgyny, dear listeners, because this week we bring you an episode all about the films of DAVID BOWIE! And for this episode full of fabulous, we are joined by erudite author, mixologist, podcaster, and man-about-town, Pat Harrigan!

If you would like to drink along with us, we recommend Cocobon Red Blend, which fueled our glam quite nicely.

More show notes (and photos and a lot of links) behind the cut!

David Bowie movies mentioned:
Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars
Glass Spider
The Man Who Fell to Earth
Just a Gigolo
The Elephant Man (Broadway)
The Hunger
Blue Jean (video)
Ashes to Ashes (video)
Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence
Into the Night
Absolute Beginners
The Last Temptation of Christ
The Linguini Incident
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
Mr. Rice’s Secret
The Prestige
The Spongebob Squarepants Movie

Other movies mentioned:
Empire of the Sun
The Passion of the Christ
Venture Brothers (TV)
Source Code
Velvet Goldmine
Yankee Doodle Dandy

People mentioned:
David Bowie
Joe Queenan
Tilda Swinton
Nicolas Roeg
Jennifer Connelly
Walter Tevis
David Hemmings
Benjamin Britten
Marlene Dietrich
Louis Prima
David Lee Roth
Bing Crosby
Tony Scott
Catherine Deneuve
Susan Sarandon
Patrick Nagel
Takeshi Kitano
Ryuichi Sakamoto
David Mamet
Dan Aykroyd
Ray Davies
Willem Dafoe
Martin Scorsese
David Lynch
Julian Schnabel
Jeffrey Wright
Nikola Tesla
David Hasselhoff
Zowie Bowie (aka Duncan Jones)
Whoopi Goldberg
Ewan MacGregor
Johann Sebastien Bach


David Bowie as a mime:

David Bowie and Tilda Swinton:

David Bowie and a baffled Bing Crosby:

The Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence episode of A Reel Education:

If you want to read Pat’s books…

If you want to hear Pat’s new Dr. Who podcast…

If you want to see The Encyclopedia Show…

And finally, here’s a photo of Windy contemplating Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence:


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