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Taxidermy, Orderlies and Spinal Tap (Re-air 11/12)

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A socialite-turned social activist inherits her mother's hunting trophy collection, a hospital orderly with an attitude problem is put to the test and Tony Hendra takes us on the set of the groundbreaking hilarious 1984 mockumentary "This Is Spinal Tap."

A socialite-turned social activist inherits her mother's hunting trophy collection.

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A young writer at the end of his rope gets inspiration from a surprising source.

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A hospital orderly with an attitude problem is put to the test.

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Extras from this episode:

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Bokara Legendre

A socialite-turned social activist inherits her mother’s hunting trophy collection.

Bokara telling a story at The Moth in 2012. Photo by Amanda Kowalski.

 

Tony Hendra

 A young writer at the end of his rope gets inspiration from a surprising source.

Tony speaks with The Moth’s Artistic Director, Catherine Burns, in this full-length interview.

 

The music featured in this episode…

The Drift – Uncanny Valley - Find it on iTunes/Amazon/Spotify

Ibraham Hamma D’Icko – Baba (Baba Socery Dub Mix) 

Spinal Tap – Tonight I’m Gonna Rock You Tonight - Find it on iTunes/Amazon/Spotify

John Zorn – End Works