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  1. I have the perfect film for that you completely won me over: Barb & Star Go To Vista Del Mar. It’s available wherever you rent movies, but it is $19.99 to rent right now. It’s well worth it though! Anyways, Kristen Wiig & Annie Mumolo wrote & created an instant cult classic that might be the most quotable film in quite some time. The comedy is all over the place and I mean that in the best way possible. It’s absurd, light, goofy, slapstick, and anything goes, but the 2 main characters are what makes the whole thing work. Their friendship is really well written, yet it is a sendup of female friendships in a particular age group. The comedic landscape that the film plays around in reminded me of Austin Powers mixed with Bridesmaids and a dash of Hot Rod for the music. There really hasn’t been much in terms of new comedies since the pandemic started and obviously we need to laugh. This definitely helped fill the void big time. I just wish that I could have laughed with a sold out audience.
  2. Sorry for the really late response on this! Wow! I can’t even fathom watching 74 films over what I presume was a short window. Andrew Patterson’s next feature is a revenge thriller set in the honeybee industry. I can’t wait! You know that I was never aware of Jim Cummings or Thunder Road, until I came across The Wolf Of Snow Hollow. I’ve been meaning to rent it or track it down on one of the many streaming services, but haven’t rented it yet. Edited: I just checked and it’s on Amazon Prime Video. Hmm...I don’t remember seeing this on there last time I checked. Actually, a former co-worker of mine has a friend of his that interned on a film that Jim Cummings produced that just hit Tubi: Beast Beast. I haven’t watched that one either, but I’ve heard great things about it.
  3. Thank you for this info, pbzb! I knew that Sammy sang this during an earlier show, but I couldn’t find the title in my notes. I’ll add this to the recap and give you credit.
  4. The Tweedy Show Thursday February 18 Episode 151 # old animated intro on screen -- Jeff says that Susie's in a lot of pain from her oral surgery. Jeff jokes that the cadaver bones might have come from Rush Limbaugh. This Sad Kind Of Way (new song that Jeff wrote last night. Jeff says that this is a working title) -- the Tweedy family send their best to the people of Texas. Jeff tries to figure out if Ted Cruz is trying to end his political career by running off to vacation in Cancun. -- Susie is grateful for the fan letters & voice messages for Peter. Peter is thankful & excited to get to them. "It's Hard To Get Over Being Used" (new untitled song) Tears Of Rage (Bob Dylan & The Band cover sung & performed on drums by Spencer w Sammy on backing vocals) -- Peter says that Gene Krupa is almost as good as Spencer. -- Spencer does a Gene Krupa impression. -- Jeff explains how he flipped his eyelid, while he was washing his face and he had trouble flipping it back. When You Sleep (My Bloody Valentine cover sung by Sammy w Spencer on drums. Dedicated to Jeff Knurek for his birthday yesterday & for Valentine's Day) -- Jeff, Susie & Casey discuss sports rivalries after Casey is called out by certain clients because she's wearing a St. Louis Cardinals hat. -- Susie says that a Lounge Ax book is coming slowly but surely. The Golden Age (Beck cover sung by Sammy w Spencer on drums) -- Spencer talks about drumming for Beck when he was 12 years old. -- Spencer does a James Gadson impression. -- Spencer does a Glenn Kotche impression. -- Spencer does a Ringo Starr impression. -- Spencer does a Charlie Watts impression. -- Jeff strums the riff of The Rolling Stones Honky Tonk Women. Thirteen (Big Star cover sung by Sammy w Spencer & Casey on backing vocals) -- Sammy sings a bit of The Day Off from Stephen Sondheim’s Sunday In The Park With George, after a question about whether or not show tunes would be ever covered. (Thanks to pbzb for identifying the showtune!) Reincarnation (Roger Miller cover) The Tweedy Show shall return Monday.
  5. The Tweedy Show Monday February 15 Episode 150 # NEW animated intro on screen. -- Susie asks Spencer who created the new intro. Spencer explains that Jeff Knurek created the new intro as an anniversary gift for the 150th episode. # new animated intro on screen shown again so Susie & the clients can watch it again. -- "Happy 150th episode". Jeff realizes that they've done 150 episodes in less than a year. -- Jeff jokes that he should show his wiener because he doesn't understand dick pics. Jeff apologizes for any potential triggers to dick pics. -- Jeff stops Someday Soon after the first verse. Someday Soon (w Spencer on backing vocals & couch taps) -- Jeff says that Wilco plays Someday Soon a lot more during soundcheck, instead of in concert. -- Susie talks about having cadaver bones being used for her oral surgery. -- Jeff says that some of his Wilco bandmates gave the thumbs down to Lou Reed Was My Babysitter. He explains that it doesn't fit in with the rest of the songs that he's writing for the next album. -- Susie explains what's going on with uploading The Tweedy Show to YouTube. -- Jeff strums & sings a bit of You And I & I'm Kind Of In Love With You as love songs for Susie for Valentine's Day. -- the proper grammar of You And I is discussed. You And I (w Spencer on backing vocals. Dedicated to Susie for Valentine's Day.) Don't Dream It's Over (Crowded House cover sung by Sammy w Spencer on drums & backing vocals) In My Life (The Beatles cover sung by Sammy w Spencer on drums & backing vocals and Jeff on electric guitar) Bang A Gong (Get It On) (T. Rex cover sung by Sammy w Spencer on drums & backing vocals and Jeff on electric guitar) Pink Flag (Wire cover sung by Sammy w Spencer on drums & backing vocals and Jeff on electric guitar & backing vocals) -- Spencer shows his left handed mug that he got from Casey for Valentine's Day that was created by Oona. It features lyrics from George Harrison. -- Jeff talks about the time that Sammy bought himself cookies for Valentine's Day at school. -- Jeff asks for Susie's hand in marriage again for the 150th episode. She accepts. -- Jeff jokes that they're going to go down to once a month, so that the 200th episode can be years away. Reincarnation (Roger Miller cover) The Tweedy Show shall return Thursday.
  6. The Tweedy Show Thursday February 11 Episode 149 # animated intro on screen -- Susie mentions that Mavis received her Covid vaccine today. -- Susie is sad about the passing of Chick Corea earlier today. {The Long Pause (stream is paused right after Spencer mentions seeing the late Chick Corea in concert. Stream resumes after about a minute or so.} -- Susie believes that the internet is being throttled [it's when your ISP intentionally limits your bandwidth or speed.] -- Jeff strums Remember The Mountain Bed, while Susie asks Spencer questions about the internet. Remember The Mountain Bed -- Jeff admits that he almost missed one line in the song. Baby Where You Are (Ted Lucas cover sung by Sammy w Spencer on backing vocals) -- Susie & Spencer try to reconnect Peter to Alexa. Just One Look (reggae style Doris Troy cover sung & performed on drums by Spencer w Sammy on backing vocals. Spencer dedicates the song to Casey for Valentine's Day. Sammy dedicates the song to Eugenia.) -- Jeff explains that California Stars is about a quilting pattern. Be Kind To Me (Michael Hurley cover sung by Casey w Spencer on guitar & backing vocals. Casey doesn't dedicate the song to Spencer because he's already kind.) -- Jeff strums a bit of We've Been Had. (Speculation: it sounded like We’ve Been Had, but it also sounded like Lou Reed Was My Babysitter, after I heard that song. ) -- Jeff goes off to find lyrics for a new song that he wrote about missing playing live music. Lou Reed Was My Babysitter (New song with strong hints of Velvet Underground & Lou Reed. lyrics include 'Rock N Roll Is Dead And The Dead Don't Die'. Spencer on thigh slaps) -- Jeff thinks that quaaludes is made from the words quiet interludes. Close To You (The Carpenters cover sung by Sammy. Sammy dedicates the song to Eugenia.) -- Susie talks about having a band sing "Close To Susie" at Danny's bar mitzvah, instead of Close To You. Jackie Mason performed at Bruce's bar mitzvah. -- Susie questions Jeff's memory. Jeff says that he can learn songs after he hears them one time. Jeff also mentions that he forgets if he's played certain venues. Reincarnation (Roger Miller cover) -- Jeff confirms that they are going to Monday & Thursday for the schedule, but he jokes that if enough people complain that they can change it. The Tweedy Show shall return Monday.
  7. The Tweedy Show Monday February 8 Episode 148 # animated intro on screen -- Susie reads one of the comments that says that Jeff should sell a wig. Jeff jokes that if you Google "Jeff Tweedy wig" you'll find something out there. Merkins are discussed. It's You (The Millenium cover sung by Spencer) -- Susie says that while she was pregnant with Spencer they used to call him Sherman. Jeff wanted to name him Conway Tweedy. I'll Be Your Baby Tonight (Bob Dylan cover w Spencer on drums & Jeff on harmonica. Dedicated to Flanny) -- Jeff & Spencer play a bit of an instrumental. -- Jeff has smashed a few guitars on stage. He's also thrown a few guitars. He smashed a bass guitar when he was in Uncle Tupelo. -- Jeff talks about the pic that Conan O'Brien shared of himself as a kid with a bowl cut. As I Went Out One Morning (Bob Dylan cover sung by Sammy w Spencer on drums) Words (Low cover sung by Sammy w Spencer on drums & backing vocals. Jeff on electric guitar) -- gear talk: Jeff talks about Klon pedals and Microcosm pedals. -- Jeff learns what a top sheet is. Fitted sheets, duvets, & weighted blankets are discussed. I'm Kind Of In Love With You -- Peter saw Lenny Bruce get arrested back in the day. Reincarnation (Roger Miller cover) -- Jeff can't do a show tomorrow night. The possible new schedule is Monday & Thursday. Jeff says maybe they might do more than 2 shows a week. Jeff says that he wants to stop after the 200th show. Spencer jokes that they agreed to stop once he & Sammy became old men. The Tweedy Show shall return Thursday.
  8. Thank you for this info!
  9. The Tweedy Show Friday February 5 Episode 147 # animated intro on screen -- Jeff mentions that Keith Richards was wearing the same camouflage outfit that Sammy & Spencer wear on the show. -- Susie is sad that Christopher Plummer passed away today. -- Jeff plays a bit of Should've Been In Love, but abandons the song. Should've Been In Love -- Jeff & Spencer unbox Jeff's Grammy nominee golden medal. -- Susie announces that Peter got his Covid vaccine today. -- Jeff talks about Chrissy Teigen & John Legend buying a $13,000 bottle of wine at a restaurant. -- Jeff reminisces about his tuning issues on the Bandsintown show and talks about how that made him change his guitar strings. -- Jeff talks about how The Edge has his guitar strings changed between songs. Jeff says that Nels has to change his guitar strings at almost every other show because he breaks them during shows. Having Been Is No Way To Be Country Girl (Brinsley Schwarz cover sung & performed on drums by Spencer w Jeff on harmonica. Spencer dedicates the song to Casey.) -- Susie asks Spencer why the stream keeps pausing and glitching. Achin' To Be (The Replacements cover sung by Sammy w Spencer on drums & backing vocals.) Open House (Lou Reed and John Cale cover sung by Sammy w Spencer on backing vocals) -- Susie asks John Hodgman's question in the chat to Jeff if there will be a Tweedy Show set or installation at the next Solid Sound. Here Comes The Sun (The Beatles cover sung by Spencer & Sammy. Dedicated to Peter for getting his vaccination.) -- Jeff makes up a song with a few lines that he thinks sounds like a Donovan song. {CORRECTION - the song that Jeff plays is Song For John by Donovan. Thanks to pbzb for the info!} Reincarnation (Roger Miller cover. Jeff does the bridge by request)
  10. I almost called it that. There were a few titles that came to mind. I decided against “Sing In The Choir” because I don’t think I’d remember that those lyrics had something to do with viewing present day America through Jeff’s eyes in that song. That being said, I’ve only heard the song once.
  11. Thank you for this information! Regarding the January 28th episode, I can’t remember if this was played on the couch or if Spencer was on his drum set. I do know that they played a bit of something on the drum set that didn’t have lyrics. I do recall some unfamiliar lyrics being sung by Jeff on the couch, before they abandoned it.
  12. The Tweedy Show Monday February 1 Episode 146 # animated intro on screen -- Jeff talks about his experiences with Tik Tok. -- Susie mentions that Jason Bateman said that he loves Wilco on his podcast today. Gwendolyn (w Spencer on drums) -- Spencer says this hands are much cleaner today because his skin is coming off. I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight (Richard & Linda Thompson cover w Spencer on drums & backing vocals) -- Casey mentions in the comments that she was reported for saying that she was going to "do the dishes and unload the dishwasher". Most of the clients say the same thing in the comments and receive warnings that there comments were reported. Troubled (w Spencer on drums) Hold On Hope (Guided By Voices cover sung by Sammy w Spencer on drums & backing vocals) -- Jeff reveals that Glenn Campbell covered Hold On Hope. -- Spencer mentions that Hold On Hope was on the soundtrack to the tv show Scrubs. -- Jeff, Spencer & Sammy do a bit of Hanson's MMMBop. -- there is some speculation as to which Hanson brother is a Q Anon follower. I'm Only Sleeping (The Beatles cover w Spencer on drums & backing vocals and Sammy on backing vocals) -- Danny says that Hanson are in 100% support of Black Lives Matter. -- Susie shows her Luche Libre action figure collection. Don't Forget (w Spencer on drums) -- client & A Shot In The Arm moderator, Diane, thinks that Jeff is singing "We all think about Diane", instead of "We all think about dying" in Don't Forget which prompts Jeff to sing it that way. "I Love My Country Stupid And Cruel" (untitled new song that Jeff wrote last night w Spencer on drums & backing vocals and Sammy on backing vocals) -- Jeff tells an Uncle Tupelo story about giving presents. -- Susie shows the Mensch On A Bench talking doll which she & Jeff joke has a nanny cam, since it was a gift from one of the clients. -- Jeff says that the next show will be on Friday, due to Peter getting a vaccine and Jeff having stuff to do. -- Jeff mentions that he'd like to have themes for shows. One of the ideas that was kicked around is Show & Tell. -- Sammy shows his bread pudding and Jeff tries some of it. Reincarnation (Roger Miller cover) The Tweedy Show shall return Friday February 5th.
  13. The Tweedy Show Friday January 29 Episode 145 # animated intro on screen -- Jeff decides to do an AMA (ask me anything). -- Jeff talks about his tiny amp in the living room. -- Richard Thompson's Dimming Of The Day makes Jeff cry. -- Jeff's Desert Island Book is the dictionary. -- Jeff's favorite venue is the Lounge Ax. -- Jeff's least favorite festival experience was following an Arcade Fire performance when they were breaking out. -- Jeff's favorite sitcom as a kid was The Munsters. Jeff does a Fred Gwynne impression. -- Jeff plays The Munsters Theme , while Susie exlains to Spencer that Ted Danson had nothing to do with either of those shows, despite Spencer thinking that he did due to the shape of Ted Danson's head. -- Susie finds both Morticia Addams (Carolyn Jones) & Lily Munster (Yvonne De Carlo) hot. She also finds Samantha Stephens (Elizabeth Montgomery) & Laura Petrie (Mary Tyler Moore) hot. -- Jeff finds the premise of I Dream Of Jeannie outrageous with a woman captive in a bottle. Natural Disaster (w Spencer on thigh slaps & backing vocals) -- Susie can't believe that Natural Disaster is on Jeff's latest record. Jeff says that the song has been around since May. -- Jeff explains that Love Is The King is the first Jeff Tweedy record to break into the Top Ten. -- Susie says that she's been with Jeff for 30 years this March & Jeff says that he quit drinking alcohol 30 years this August. He also mentions that he stopped taking drugs 17 years ago this spring. -- Jeff divulges that he used to chew tobacco & is a sports fan. -- Spencer shows the clients a Richard Nixon puzzle. -- Vaginal Laser Incident is explained. That phrase was coined on an earlier episode where Susie had an iPhone in her pants and a bright light emanated from her pants which was the light from the iPhone. -- Jeff does a little bit of My Darling, but stops the song because he forgot the words. My Darling (w Spencer on thigh slaps & backing vocals) The Man In Me (Bob Dylan cover sung & performed on drums by Spencer) I'm Kind Of In Love With You (w Spencer on drums) -- Jeff mentions that he played the previous song with new lyrics. -- Jeff really enjoyed Mank which is a Netflix original film about the making of Citizen Kane starring Gary Oldman as Citizen Kane screenwriter Herman "Mank" Mankiewicz. I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine (Bob Dylan cover sung & performed on guitar by Sammy) Please Be Patient With Me Mi Shebeirach (Debbie Friedman cover sung by Sammy w Spencer on backing vocals.) Reincarnation (Roger Miller cover)
  14. Good idea, but it looks like it was the charger cable. It did come back to life on a different charger after some time. I had it behind my couch for a long time, so it's next to my bed and I figured something would happen eventually. Too many times I would check my phone when it was connected and it would tug, so it seems like that helped cause some corrosion. It's an older iPhone and luckily I still have some of the older chargers here. I think the older chargers work faster than the newer "coaster" chargers for the newer iPhones.
  15. The Tweedy Show Thursday January 28 Episode 144 # animated intro on screen -- Susie says that Jeff doesn't want to do anything for the whole hour except to hold Basil. -- Susie is concerned that the stream is pausing and Jeff tells her to relax & calm down. -- Jeff proclaims that he's never asked Susie if she's having her period. You And I (dedicated to Sue B. Honey & Brian Olgee) -- Jeff jokes that You And I is about him & Steve Albini. -- Susie asks Jeff if they're starting a Tuesday & Thursday schedule for the show. Jeff replied that he has some work things, but didn't comment on a schedule change. -- Susie sings a bit of Doris Day's Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be). Only Time (Enya cover sung by Sammy w Spencer on backing vocals) -- Jeff briefly explains how he got the cool echo effect on the Enya cover. He says that it's a Barclay guitar, but points his feet to a device on the ground that looks like a pedal board. New Moon (w Spencer on drums) -- Susie asks if Jeff's played New Moon on the show before. Jeff believes that he's done it on the show before, but without drums. -- Susie tries to figure out what the over/under is that gets mentioned in the comments. It is revealed that clients place "bets" on how many songs Jeff will perform each show. -- Jeff asks if anybody made a killing on Game Stop stocks which leads to 3 PSAs from Spencer. -- Spencer's 3 PSAs: 1) never invest money that you can't afford to lose buying one stock. 2) You need diversification. 3) don't buy high. -- Sammy reminisces about Jeff walking into Game Stop and the door fell over to the ground which the clerk blamed on Jeff who didn't touch it at all. -- Spencer brings up Another Now which is an economic book from Greece's Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis. -- Susie introduces her other brother Bruce who has the IG name "vidiot". -- Jeff & Spencer try to work out some song. {could not recognize it} -- Sammy reads off requests from Heather which include Andy Pratt's Wet Daddy & Foreigner's Fool For You Anyway. -- Jeff asks if anyone watched Young Frankenstein last night. (This is in reference to Cloris Leachman passing away on Wednesday. She was in the film.) -- Jeff mentions that the Wilco crew has watched The Big Lebowski multiple times on every tour. -- tv show discussion featuring Three's Company, The Waltons, M*A*S*H, Better Things, Schitt's Creek, 90 Day Fiancee, Pen15, Strangers With Candy and Arrested Development. -- Spencer shows his dirty hands which were made dirty from flooring glue. Oh Yoko! (John Lennon cover sung by Sammy w Spencer on drums & backing vocals) New Madrid -- Susie reveals that someone submitted "do you like fudge, Jeff?" as a question for Jeff for the L.A. Times book event on Tuesday. Reincarnation (Roger Miller cover) -- Jeff isn't sure if there is a show tomorrow. Jeff asks Susie if she lets the clients know every day if there's a show. -- Susie asks Jeff if he has any final words and he admits that he could probably vomit on camera after burping. Jeff isn't sure if there will be a show tomorrow night. Check Susie's IG page or FB posts tomorrow.
  16. The Tweedy Show Monday January 25 Episode 143 # animated intro on screen -- Susie is surprised that the old comments format is back. -- Susie tells Jeff that the clients loved Saturday's show & Jeff's hair at the show. Wishful Thinking (w Spencer on thigh slaps) On And On And On (dedicated to a client who had a miscarriage this past weekend) -- Susie & Jeff talk about their own miscarriages to console the client that had the miscarriage. "It Always Ends Up On Your Shoulders Again" (Untitled new song w Spencer on thigh slaps & backing vocals) -- Jeff tells Susie that he's working on a new song called Brother Susan because she was a teamster. -- Jeff plays a bit of another new song that he's working on, but stops it short. Lyrics are "when I first saw you, you said I was cool enough to be ice cream. You melted me..." Love Is The King (w Spencer on drums) -- Jeff says that Love Is The King is #2 on the vinyl charts. You Don't Love Me Yet (Roky Erickson cover sung by Sammy w Spencer on backing vocals) -- Susie wants to get Danny on the phone to talk about "The Olivia Wilde Incident" that happened at a Los Angeles show 9 years ago. Danny refused to call in. Night Time (Big Star cover sung by Sammy) Who Loves The Sun (The Velvet Underground cover sung by Spencer w Sammy & Jeff on backing vocals) -- Susie confesses that she walked into the Smurf tray causing a loud bang during the song. -- Jeff talks about "Now That's What I Call Dad Rock". -- Jeff announces that there will not be a show tomorrow night due to a book event. https://events.kcrw.com/events/virtual-ideas-exchange-with-jeff-tweedy/ -- Jeff mentions that he messed up one song on Saturday evening that he will play next. Even I Can See -- Charlesie calls in to Spencer in an effort to get the Olivia Wilde scoop from Danny. Danny says that at the Wilco show in LA 9 years ago he was sitting next to his daughter and he went to go rub her shoulder, but he accidentally rubbed Olivia Wilde's shoulder. -- Jeff talks about working in a record store when James Spader came in to buy records. Spader was in town to film White Palaces. Reincarnation (Roger Miller cover) -- Jeff & Susie both remind the clients about no show tomorrow. The Tweedy Show shall return on Thursday.
  17. The Tweedy Show Tuesday January 19 Episode 142 # animated intro on screen. "It Takes A Lifetime To Find" (untitled new song w Spencer on backing vocals) -- Jeff mentions that he wrote the new song after reading the Tolstoy section in the new George Saunders book. -- Jeff talks about appearing on Rhett Miller's podcast recently. -- Susie says that today is the last day that the U.S. will no longer not have a female Vice President. -- Jeff talks about "pumping weights". -- Jeff elaborates on how different he feels the world is with Trump being permanently banned from certain social media platforms. -- Jeff says "Be vigilant in our kindness". On And On And On (w Spencer also on guitar) -- Jeff dedicates the song to the 400k that lost their lives due to Coronavirus. Please Tell My Brother (Golden Smog cover) -- Jeff realizes that he didn't fix his hair before the show and he's worried that his hair looks like Chris Gaines' hair (which is Garth Brooks goth rock persona) Pretty Saro (Traditional cover Bob Dylan version sung by Sammy) -- Happy Birthday Dolly Parton! This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody) (Talking Heads cover sung by Sammy w Spencer on drums & backing vocals) -- Jeff & Spencer talk about the special Tweedy band show streaming on Saturday evening. Jeff says that they need to practice, so there will be no shows Thursday & Friday. Jeff says that he wanted to do a show to celebrate the vinyl release. The stream will be on Bandsintown. https://www.bandsintown.com/e/102444148-jeff-tweedy-(wilco)-at-live-stream?came_from=251&utm_medium=web&utm_source=artist_page&utm_campaign=event Rockin' Chair (The Band cover sung by Spencer) -- Jeff comforts Spencer on his mistakes during Rockin' Chair by telling him that he's pooped his pants on stage which is much worse. -- Susie says that today is the 10 month anniversary of The Tweedy Show. Reincarnation (Roger Miller cover) -- Susie exclaims that the next time they'll see us we'll have a new President & female Vice President. The Tweedy Show shall return on Monday January 25th.
  18. The Tweedy Show Monday January 18 Episode 141 # animated intro on screen. -- Susie brings up the Gaelynn stream that Jeff was on on Sunday. It's available for replay on YouTube. -- Susie mentions the Wilco reference on last night's Shameless episode. Spencer tells Jeff that there's another Wilco reference in Letterkenny. I'm Kind Of In Love With You (New love song for Susie. Jeff confirms the title moments later in the show) -- Jeff discusses what he believes people mean when they say they "kinda love" something or someone. -- Jeff says Happy Birthday to Joanna Newsom. It's also Jim O'Rouke's birthday. -- Jeff doesn't want to bring up the recently deceased Phil Spector, but he briefly talks about Ronnie Spector. This Side Of The Blue (Joanna Newsom cover sung by Sammy. Dedicated to Eugenia) -- Jeff strums Free's All Right Now, while Spencer sings a bit of it. Jeff does a Paul Rodgers impression and fakes the clients out that he ruined his vocal chords. -- Jeff jokingly scolds Fergie for trying to outshine Heart's Ann Wilson when they were covering a Heart song. -- discussion about Maya Rudolph & the Netflix show Big Mouth. -- Spencer shows a younger pic of himself as a baby when he was much heavier. -- Spencer shows a pic of young Sammy drinking from the cat bowl. -- chum is discussed. -- Jeff strums a bit of The Beatles' In My Life. -- Jeff sings the first verse of You Are My Face, before he abandons it after he made a mistake. You Are My Face -- Susie mentions that Sky Blue Sky Festival was exactly a year ago. Jeff is surprised that it was in January. Slurf Song (Michael Hurley & The Holy Modal Rounders cover sung by Sammy w Jeff on backing vocals) -- Susie talks about Paul getting to Sky Blue Sky Festival and going down the water slides with Glenn Kotche which makes most of the clients jealous. King Of The Hill (Roger McGuinn and Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers cover sung by Spencer w Sammy & Jeff on backing vocals) -- tattoos and third nipples are discussed. -- Jeff shows George Saunders new book A Swim In A Pond & A Rain. -- Jeff & Spencer speak a bit about Martin Luther King Jr. Reincarnation (Roger Miller cover)
  19. The Tweedy Show Friday January 8 Episode 140 # animated intro on screen -- Jeff & Spencer explain Parler to Susie. -- Happy Birthday to the late Elvis Presley & the late David Bowie. -- Jeff doesn't have any Bowie songs prepared tonight. -- Jeff mumbles through Elvis Presley's Jailhouse Rock. -- Spencer wants to play Paul McCartney & Wing's Let Me Roll It which Jeff strums a bit of. -- Jeff strums a bit of Shrug & Destroy, but says that he doesn't remember the chords to play it. Whole Love (w Spencer on thigh slaps) -- Susie mentions that tonight was Alex Trebek's final episode of Jeopardy. The Family Gardener (The Minus 5 cover) -- Jeff talks about the limited Jeff Tweedy Signature SG guitar. -- Jeff talks a lot about his guitars and preferences, including his Martin, Breedlove, Barney Kessel Gibson, & Waterloo guitars. -- Jeff talks about his former guitar tech Matrix who is now retired in Australia. He says that he rarely gets upset with his guitar tech(s). Dead Flowers (Rolling Stones cover sung by Spencer for Casey's birthday on Monday. Sammy on backing vocals) Winter Rose (Billy Nicholls cover sung by Sammy & Spencer w Spencer also on drums) -- Jeff mentions how he hasn't seen Paul in a long time and asks him if he still loves him. Paul says "yes." -- Jeff sings the first few lines of Carole King's Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow? for Paul. -- Jeff talks about taking a week off next week. Jeff mentions that there might be an impromptu episode from the jacuzzi that mid-tempo rock bought. -- Jeff wants to do another Sky Blue Sky festival along with a Solid Sound Festival, once things return to normal. -- Shingles shot discussion. -- Jeff talks about cancelling a Wilco show when Nels had adult chicken pox. Mi Shebeirach (Debbie Friedman cover sung by Sammy w Spencer on backing vocals. Dedicated to everyone except for the people associated with the Insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.) Reincarnation (Roger Miller cover) The Tweedy Show will be taking next week off.
  20. The Tweedy Show Thursday January 7 Episode 139 # animated intro on screen -- Basil is decked out in his fancy sweater in Jeff's arms. -- Jeff got a haircut. Jeff feels like his hair is like the Michael Myers mask which is based on William Shatner. -- Jeff deadpans that he's shocked that Trump's presidency would end in such a calamity. -- Jeff believes that the Republicans responsible for yesterday's Insurrection should never hold office again. -- Basil's underbite is discussed. -- Casey says that she never wears a mask at the Tweedy's house because she only sees them. -- Jeff bites his lower lip as he strums Captain & Tennille's Do That To Me One More Time. I'm Glad (Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band cover sung by Sammy w Spencer on drums & backing vocals) Frank Mills (from the musical Hair sung by Sammy) -- Peter remembers seeing Hair in the round. Percy's Song (Bob Dylan cover w Spencer & Sammy on backing vocals) Sharp Cutting Wings (Song To A Poet) (Lucinda Williams cover sung by Casey & performed on guitar by Spencer along w backing vocals) Do That To Me One More Time (Captain & Tennille cover sung by Sammy w Spencer on drums) Wasn't Born To Follow (Carole King cover w Spencer & Sammy on backing vocals) Reincarnation (Roger Miller cover)
  21. The Tweedy Show Tuesday January 5 Episode 138 # animated intro on screen -- Jeff says that he is getting a haircut tomorrow. Jeff says that he has the hair of someone on an Off Broadway production of The Crucible. Jeff also describes his hair as Puritan and Miles Standish. -- Jeff tells a story about Googling himself, after he found a pic of Ted Cruz with a beard that had the caption "when did Ted Cruz turn into Jeff Tweedy." -- Susie mentions that Marc Maron talked about Jeff today. -- Spencer talks about how Ted Cruz is growing a beard to take on a new persona to appear tougher. He's also prone to wear Isotoner gloves nowadays. -- Jeff talks about when he had braids, after Spencer shows a pic of himself with braids. -- Jeff sends a video text of him playing some chords, so that he can learn from them later. Snow Is Falling In Manhattan (David Berman aka Purple Mountains cover sung by Sammy & Spencer on backing vocals) -- Sammy says Happy Belated Birthday to the late David Berman. -- Jeff checks his text from Pat Sansone to see if he played it right. -- Jeff really flubs up a lyric in Hesitating Beauty that really cracks up Susie & Jeff. Hesitating Beauty (w Spencer on thigh slaps & backing vocals) -- Jeff talks about who Nora is in relation to Woody Guthrie. -- Susie talks about the Yeti Wilco cooler that is being auctioned to help road crews. https://www.32auctions.com/organizations/64788/auctions/92131/auction_items/2655330 -- Spencer shows off Jeff as a Yeti that Mark drew for the cooler. -- Susie has another laughing fit which says that The Joker had. (Lol) "High On A Cloud" (new untitled song w Spencer & Sammy on backing vocals) I Am A Pilgrim (Traditional Christian hymn done in the style of The Byrds cover sung by Sammy w Spencer on backing vocals) -- the Tweedy family hear a thud in the house. Spencer & Sammy go to check. It wasn't the ham which is out of the house. -- field trip to the basement where we see Jeff's puzzle that he's working on. Something did fall in the basement. -- Jeff spills the beans that he most likely caused the fall in the basement, due to putting stuff away. -- Jeff analyzes Susie's screams & sneezes, after Susie calls out Jeff for calling her from a different room in the house to check on her, when she screamed in the house. -- Jeff tells the story again when shots were fired at the house and he ran into a thrift store snow man in the hallway that asked him "what'cha doing!?" Reincarnation (Roger Miller cover)
  22. This is one of the best films that I watched in 2020. I won’t spoil the plot for you, since I had no idea about this film other than it had Aubrey Plaza who gives one of the most amazing performances last year. I will say to try to watch it with someone following CDC guidelines, so that you can dissect it after. There’s a lot going on. (Available to rent on iTunes etc.)
  23. The Tweedy Show Monday January 4 Episode 137 # animated intro on screen has connection issues. -- Susie mentions that Nikki Glaser used to be a client, after Jeff quotes her standup bit saying that her "vagina is like a packed suitcase". -- Jeff & Susie mention that Spencer is getting settled into his recording studio today. Sitting In My Hotel (The Kinks cover sung by Spencer) -- Happy Birthday to Nels & Alex Cline! -- Jeff talks about how Nels & Alex are Mirror twins. -- Happy Birthday to Michael Stipe & the late David Berman! -- Jeff has a theory that dogs face north when they poop. -- Jeff does a lengthy Michael Stipe impression. -- Jeff does a Jonathan Richman impression again. -- Jeff does a very brief Nick Offerman impression. -- Jeff can't do a Glenn Kotche impression, but he can do one on the drums. -- Jeff claims that Pat Sansone can do impressions of everyone in Wilco. -- Jeff does a Charles Nelson Reilly impression. Jeff also talks about how he went on Reilly's yacht and then Reilly visited the studio during the recording of Summerteeth. -- Jeff does a Spencer Tweedy impression. -- Jeff asks Republicans if they think Trump wants other Republicans to win. The Rip (Portishead cover sung by Sammy w Spencer on drums & backing vocals) -- Jeff does his Foster Brooks impression. -- Jeff wants Sammy to learn Wire's Outdoor Miner which Jeff strums through. -- Susie says that the Jimmy Carter doc is great. -- Jeff will do David Berman's Snow Is Falling In Manhattan tomorrow night. -- Jeff explains why we haven't seen the guitar with the birds on it. He says that it's too dry in the house, therefore certain guitars are stored away. -- Jeff talks about the Barry Gibb record coming out that has lots of guest collaborators on it. -- Jeff shows us a pic of him with Sandra Oh. -- Jeff shows us a pic of Sammy then Spencer when they were younger. He also shows a pic of him with Sammy taken on the day of Spencer's Bar Mitzvah. -- Spencer recommends that Jeff show a pic from his phone to the clients each night. "Sorry" aka “Infinite Surprise” (new song last performed on September 25th. New "infinite surprise" lyrics repeated at the end which might hint at the song title.) -- Jeff's new Tweedy Show segment idea is to have him & Basil blindfolded, while they are spun around to see which direction they face as they poop: Longiturdinal. -- Jeff says that he was right about the Polynesian testicle navigation and the relationship between drinking alcohol & hearing loss. Reincarnation (Roger Miller cover)
  24. A somewhat interesting & innovative biopic that I found to be extremely familiar after watching The Current War (much more compelling film) a few years prior. Ethan Hawke’s performance is better than the kitchen sink style of the film. Hawke has a great singing voice in this film...about Tesla. (Available on Hulu, even though it is not a Hulu Original.)
  25. The Wolf Of Snow Hollow was a pleasant surprise that mixed small town humor with some decent horror. Robert Forster is great here in his last film role, but writer/director/actor Jim Cummings is fantastic wearing all 3 hats. (Available to rent on iTunes etc.)
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