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Jun 2, 2021

"We're getting the band back together." This week we continue our tour of musicals and music films with the hit movie Dreamgirls. Also discussed: fire ants, Diana Ross in Mahogany, and the book How To Do Nothing by Jenny Odell.
Show notes:

Jennifer Holliday "And I'm Telling You" 1982 Tony Awards (YouTube)

Mahogany (1975) | Romantic Drama Movie | Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams (YouTube)

The Real Dreamgirls - How Gils Groups Changed American Music (Smithsonian)



Andrea W.: City of Ghosts (TV, Netflix)

Andrea G.:  The Underground Railroad (TV, Amazon)

Lisa: How To Do Nothing by Jenny Odell (book)


Music credits:

"Good Times" by Podington Bear
From Free Music Archive 
CC BY 3.0
Theme song "Pyro Flow" by Kevin Macleod

Intro bed: "OLPC" by Marco Raaphorst
Courtesy of Free Music Archive


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Lisa Christiansen is a broadcaster, journalist and longtime metal head. Andrea Warner is a music critic, author and former horoscopes columnist.

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