MACK #84: Story Time! Blonde Reckoning!

This week our Dave is recording music so I thought it would be a great time to discuss Blonde Reckoning! 

Blonde Reckoning is a fifteen minute or so short script I wrote some years back for a popular youtuber. Lots of yada yada yadas later and it became a novel, which I shamelessly plug sometimes when I can remember.

The original script is the inspiration for the novel but it isn’t exactly like the book at all. If anything the book is a prequel.

In this episode I explain the story behind the story and then, for the first time ever I reveal the script and its contents! With the help of Dave voicing some of the characters, I put this short script together like an old timey radio teleplay. Complete with sound effects and music.

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MACK #83: Who Killed Nicole?

Hello Twitter World! This week I was putting together a Conspiracies, Unsolved Mysteries and Deep Dark Secrets show but! The conspiracy portion took me down a rabbit hole. So instead we decided just to focus on that this week. 

Who Killed Nicole? is a documentary centered around Norm Pardo’s theory about what really happened the night Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman were murdered.

Norm met OJ in 1999 and — according to him — he managed or promoted him for twenty years. In that time and beyond he’s been piecing together and researching his very solid theory.

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MACK #82: Dave On . . . The Best of The Best

Hello friends! We’re back with a brand new episode, Dave On . . . The Best of the Best!

A while back, Episode 58 in fact, we did a show all about the worst songs from the best bands. So this week I figured we’d spin that one around and get Dave to weigh in on the best songs from a list of the best bands. 

As I was making the list of bands I truly thought this would be an easy one for our Dave. He knows so much about so many bands, I was sure he’d just rattle off songs and we’d be off to the races.

Nope!

He does know the bands but has listened to their songs so much he has a bit of a skewed vision as to what’s their best. I felt at times like I was torturing him by trying to get him to name just one. I realized eventually I should have just asked for their best albums. It would have been way easier, and a heckuva a lot faster for him to shout out “QUADROPHENIA!” as opposed to naming every song on the album before settling on one. I guess that may be a semi-spoiler alert but do you really think you know which song he chose?

Also, there are a few bands he has no trouble naming what he considers to be their best songs. There’s one band in particular that he has A TON of trouble with. In the end Dave winds up making two song revisions to the list. 

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