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My 40th anniversary of the Popeye feature film continues with the brilliant production designer who brought the town of Sweethaven to life – Wolf Kroeger! We’re talking about his time working with director Robert Altman to bring the world of Popeye from the comic strip to live action, and his recent work on the epic series Black Sails!
Photo courtesy Wolf Kroeger
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Date: December 5, 2020

Star of stage and screen, Roberta Maxwell, joins me to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the feature film Popeye! Roberta talks about bringing Nana Oyl to life in the film, and working with Robin Williams, Shelley Duvall, and director Robert Altman!
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Date: October 3, 2020

Directed by Spielberg! Directed by Anthony Perkins in a Psycho flick! Directed by Zemeckis in a Back to the Future film! And – Sweethaven resident directed by Robert Altman. Brilliant actor Donovan Scott has just about done it all and he’s here to help me celebrate the 40th anniversary of the feature film Popeye, where he brought the iconic Thimble Theatre character Castor Oyl to life on the big screen!
Photo courtesy Donovan Scott
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Date: September 26, 2020

Well, blow me down! Legendary Pulitzer Prize-winning writer/cartoonist (and Sweethaven creator!) Jules Feiffer drops by to talk about his beginnings in the Depression-era Bronx working side-by-side with his idol Will Eisner on The Spirit – on up to penning the charming cartoon-come-to-life, Popeye with Robin Williams!
Photo courtesy Jules Feiffer
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Jules Feiffer books from Harper Collins
Jules Feiffer graphic novels from Liveright
Jules Feiffer’s memoir
Jules Feiffer’s original art
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Bay Street Theater

Date: April 25, 2020

Celebrate 40 years of the feature film Popeye with the Hollywood legend who brought Wimpy to life, Paul Dooley! Join us as we talk about the iconic sailor man, Electric Company, cartooning, Slap Shot, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Strange Brew, Sixteen Candles, and much, much MORE!
Photo courtesy Paul Dooley
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Stuff you heard on the show:
Popeye official website
The IndyCast
Ethen Beavers’ website for original art and commissions

Date: April 18, 2020

He carried the shield, wore the star-spangled spandex and threw down with the Red Skull!  Now, actor Matt Salinger is in the Lair to talk about his starring role in the 90’s flick, Captain America!

Date: September 5, 2014

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