Talking Buster Keaton
By The Talking Buster Keaton Podcasters
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Examining the genius of one of cinema's greatest comic minds (and bodies). Each week, we review one of Keaton's films, and then continue the discussion with guest actors, authors, historians and other experts.
||CleanTBK 20: The Love Nest + Looking Back at Season 1||We talk a little Love Nest and we look back at Season 1 of TBK. Learn more: www.TalkingBusterKeaton.com||3/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTBK 19: The Balloonatic + Damfino President Bob Borgen||Talking the Balloonatic + Damfino President Bob Borgen For more: www.talkingbusterkeaton.com/episodes/019||2/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTBK 18: Day Dreams + Paul Dooley + David Pearson||Legendary performer PAUL DOOLEY talks about comedy, his life and work, and that time he worked with Buster Keaton. David Pearson reveals a Day Dreams mystery. Learn more: www.TalkingBusterKeaton.com/episodes/018||2/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean TBK 17: The Electric House + Gabriella Oldham||Talking THE ELECTRIC HOUSE with the woman who literally wrote the book on Keaton's short films, Gabriella Oldham. Learn more: www.talkingbusterkeaton.com/episodes/017 Read Gabriella's Keaton book: http://bit.ly/beyondlaughter||2/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTBK 016: The Frozen North + Patricia Eliot Tobias||We're talking The Frozen North with Damfino founder Patricia Eliot Tobias. Learn more: www.TalkingBusterKeaton.com/episodes/016||2/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTBK 15: The Blacksmith + John Bengtson + David Pearson||Talking The Blacksmith with historical location guru John Bengtson and reviewing all the Keaton box sets with Chief Keatonologist David Pearson. See David's chart: www.TalkingBusterKeaton.com/episodes/015 Read John's...||1/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTBK 14: My Wife's Relations + Matt Sloan & Craig Johnson + Patricia Eliot Tobias||Guest hosts Matt Sloan & Craig Johnson from "Welcome to the Basement" and "Chad Vader" help us talk MY WIFE'S RELATIONS. Patricia Eliot Tobias reveals the origin of the Damfinos. Check out Matt and Craig here: http://welcometothebasementshow.com/...||1/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTBK 13: Cops + Patricia Eliot Tobias||Talking Buster Keaton's classic COPS with founder of the Buster Keaton Society Patricia Eliot Tobias.||1/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTBK 12: The Boat & The Paleface + Imogen Sara Smith||A Two-fer! Talking The Boat and The Paleface with Imogen Sara Smith||12/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTBK 11: The Playhouse + Leonard Maltin||Talking with LEONARD MALTIN about Buster Keaton! We discuss Mr. Maltin’s friendship with Buster’s widow, Eleanor, Keaton’s place in cinema history, and that day in New York when Leonard met Buster. The Playhouse Directed by Buster Keaton and Mal..||12/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTBK 10: The Goat + Imogen Sara Smith||We're talking THE GOAT with Imogen Sara Smith, author of the indispensable "Buster Keaton: The Persistence of Comedy."||12/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTBK 9: The High Sign + Slate's Dana Stevens||Discussing The High Sign with -- who else? -- @TheHighSign! That's Dana Stevens from Slate's Culture Gabfest and author of upcoming Keaton book.||11/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTBK 8: Hard Luck + Jack Dragga||Talking HARD LUCK with Jack Dragga, who tells the tale of the rediscovery of this Keaton short Directed by Buster Keaton and Edward Cline Release Date: March 16, 1921 Total Running Time: 21 minutes Buster's feeling of failure are compounded when he...||11/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTBK 7: Teller Talks Buster Keaton! + The Haunted House||TELLER (the smaller, quieter half of the legendary, Emmy award-winning magic duo Penn & Teller) gives a rare interview, talking Buster Keaton and his own friendship with Keaton’s widow, Eleanor.||11/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTBK 6: Neighbors + John Bengtson||Talking Neighbors with John Bengtson: In this backyard Romeo and Juliet tale of fence-crossing lovers, Buster and his Girl have to outwit their parents, the police, and the laws of physics if they hope to live happily ever after.||11/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTBK 5: The Scarecrow + Gabriella Oldham||This week we discuss the lovely and charming short film, THE SCARECROW with Gabriella Oldham, the woman who literally wrote the book on Buster Keaton's short films.||10/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTBK 4: Professor and Historian Jeanine Basinger||A look at Buster Keaton as an other-worldly filmmaker with Wesleyan University's eminent film professor and historian, Jeanine Basinger, author of Silent Stars.||10/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTBK 3: Convict 13 + Dana Stevens||We discuss Keaton's second short film, CONVICT 13 and talk with Slate.com film critic Dana Stevens about research for her upcoming book on Keaton and his times.||10/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTBK 2: One Week + Ken Gordon + David Pearson||We talk about Buster Keaton's first release as a director, the masterpiece ONE WEEK. We then speak with film historian Ken Gordon, followed by a talk with Keaton expert David Pearson, who tell us the secrets of ONE WEEK's amazing house set.||10/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTBK 1: The Butcher Boy + Buster's Granddaughter||On "Talking Buster Keaton," hosts Alek Lev and Jeremy Guskin spend far too much time debating, in forensic detail, cinema legend Buster Keaton's stories, characters, direction, editing, joke construction, and, of course, amazing physical comedy....||10/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTBK: Coming Soon - Talking Buster Keaton!||On "Talking Buster Keaton," hosts Alek Lev and Jeremy Guskin spend far too much time debating, in forensic detail, cinema legend Buster Keaton's stories, characters, direction, editing, joke construction, and, of course, amazing physical comedy....||9/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Can't wait to hear more!
Just heard the trailer for this podcast and it sounds like its gonna be a good time. Lighthearted, interesting trivia and tidbits, and plenty of BK lore. There's even recordings of the man himself (I can never get over that creaky crow voice of his). Looking forward to more!
Just What I've Been Looking For
It's hard to be obsessed with someone who your friends barely know about. Who are you going to discuss all the details of his work with? This podcast is the next best thing. I love it!