Tone Deaf: A Theatre Nerd's Guide for their Musically Challenged Spouse

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We are back to our regularly scheduled shenanigans this week as we continue to suffer through the Land Before Time Sequels! Enjoy new dino facts, never look at these characters the same way again, and follow our descent into madness as we continue the Land Before Time Gauntlet with Land Before Time 4: Journey Through the Mists! Promo: Animorphing Time (They know what they did) Help out local theatres and check out BeAnArtsHero, Arts Leaders of Color Emergency Fund, The Actor’s Fund, and the Artist’s Relief Tree to find out how you can help theatres survive the pandemic! Buy some merch at our TeePublic!  https://www.teepublic.com/stores/tonedeafmusical?ref_id=13889 Join the Cast Junkie discord and help support indie podcasts at https://discord.gg/ajPg3JSg6e. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebadger @ToneDeafMusical for some dank theatre memes, check out the patreon at https://www.patreon.com/tonedeafmusical and visit our website, tonedeafmusical.com  
In the last episode for this installment of our Black Theatre History series, K takes Warren on the whirlwind satirical look at Black Theatre and History, George C Wolfe's The Colored Museum. Along the way, we see how wrong Warren is about what this show is about, K can't say the word magnifique, Warren gets a 12 hour twitter ban, and we learn that we can never look at an egg the same way again in this episode of Tone Deaf!  Promos: Black History Buff and One Mic: Black History Podcast. Help out local theatres and check out BeAnArtsHero, Arts Leaders of Color Emergency Fund, The Actor’s Fund, and the Artist’s Relief Tree to find out how you can help theatres survive the pandemic! Buy some merch at our TeePublic!  https://www.teepublic.com/stores/tonedeafmusical?ref_id=13889 Join the Cast Junkie discord and help support indie podcasts at https://discord.gg/ajPg3JSg6e. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebadger @ToneDeafMusical for some dank theatre memes, check out the patreon at https://www.patreon.com/tonedeafmusical and visit our website, tonedeafmusical.com
CW: Discussion of abuse, rape, and abortion It's time for another really heavy episode! This week, we cover Ntozake Shange's choreopoem, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf. K gets emotional and Warren tries to interpret poetry in this penultimate 2021 Black Theatre History episode! Promo: So-Called Oreos Help out local theatres and check out BeAnArtsHero, Arts Leaders of Color Emergency Fund, The Actor’s Fund, and the Artist’s Relief Tree to find out how you can help theatres survive the pandemic! Buy some merch at our TeePublic!  https://www.teepublic.com/stores/tonedeafmusical?ref_id=13889 Join the Cast Junkie discord and help support indie podcasts at https://discord.gg/ajPg3JSg6e. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebadger @ToneDeafMusical for some dank theatre memes, check out the patreon at https://www.patreon.com/tonedeafmusical and visit our website, tonedeafmusical.com
K introduces Warren to Charlie Fuller's Pulitzer Prize Winning Play, A Soldier's Play. K gushes about Black History Buff and One Mic Black History Podcast, a brief history of World War 2 is discussed, Warren gets on a Soapbox, and we try really hard not to break our "No Cursing" rule in this week's Tone Deaf! Promo: One Mic Black History Podcast Help out local theatres and check out BeAnArtsHero, Arts Leaders of Color Emergency Fund, The Actor’s Fund, and the Artist’s Relief Tree to find out how you can help theatres survive the pandemic! Buy some merch at our TeePublic!  https://www.teepublic.com/stores/tonedeafmusical?ref_id=13889 Join the Cast Junkie discord and help support indie podcasts at https://discord.gg/ajPg3JSg6e. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebadger @ToneDeafMusical for some dank theatre memes, check out the patreon at https://www.patreon.com/tonedeafmusical and visit our website, tonedeafmusical.com
K introduces Warren to Lorraine Hansberry's masterpiece, A Raisin in the Sun. Along the way, learn about one of the greatest playwrights to ever live whose life was tragically cut short and learn that this is a Pro-Beneatha podcast! Promo: The Courtship of Mona Mae Help out local theatres and check out BeAnArtsHero, Arts Leaders of Color Emergency Fund, The Actor's Fund, and the Artist's Relief Tree to find out how you can help theatres survive the pandemic! Buy some merch at our TeePublic!  https://www.teepublic.com/stores/tonedeafmusical?ref_id=13889 Join the Cast Junkie discord and help support indie podcasts at https://discord.gg/ajPg3JSg6e. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebadger @ToneDeafMusical for some dank theatre memes, check out the patreon at https://www.patreon.com/tonedeafmusical and visit our website, tonedeafmusical.com
CW: Mentions of murder, rape, assault, and discussions of suicidal ideation This episode is heavy. In this episode, K and Warren watch and discuss the Nambi E Kelley version of Richard Wright's Native Son. Learn about the original Paul Green play adaptation, find out how many times Warren would have voted for Obama, and find out that it is ok to seek help if the thoughts get too dark. Promo: The Bird Brain Podcast Buy some merch at our TeePublic!  https://www.teepublic.com/stores/tonedeafmusical?ref_id=13889 Join the Cast Junkie discord and help support indie podcasts at https://discord.gg/ajPg3JSg6e. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebadger @ToneDeafMusical for some dank theatre memes, check out the patreon at https://www.patreon.com/tonedeafmusical and visit our website, tonedeafmusical.com  
In this episode K introduces Warren to Cabin in the Sky. Topics of discussion include obscure stereotypes that were unfortunately popular in the 40s, condescending white songwriters, the amazingness of Ethel Waters and Lena Horne, the origins of a very famous dance move, and more! Promo: A Ninth World Journal Buy some merch at our TeePublic!  https://www.teepublic.com/stores/tonedeafmusical?ref_id=13889 Join the Cast Junkie discord and help support indie podcasts at https://discord.gg/ajPg3JSg6e. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebadger @ToneDeafMusical for some dank theatre memes, check out the patreon at https://www.patreon.com/tonedeafmusical and visit our website, tonedeafmusical.com
In this episode K and Warren discuss the 1936 film The Green Pastures and come away from it very mixed. Is this a subversive piece of art or a product of it's time? We also cover the late Rex Ingram and his contributions to the history of film and K gets us DCMA'd Promo: Book of Lies the Podcast Buy some merch at our TeePublic!  https://www.teepublic.com/stores/tonedeafmusical?ref_id=13889 Join the Cast Junkie discord and help support indie podcasts at https://discord.gg/ajPg3JSg6e. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebadger @ToneDeafMusical for some dank theatre memes, check out the patreon at https://www.patreon.com/tonedeafmusical and visit our website, tonedeafmusical.com
CW: Discussions of the brutality of slavery in Pre-Revolution Haiti. It's Black History Month and K is back with some knowledge for Warren about Black contributions to theatre! In our first installment of this year's Black Theatre History series, K and Warren talk about Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges. Learn about a man who fought to be the best at everything he did and find out why the French Republican Calendar is an absolute mess in this episode of Tone Deaf! Promo: Black History Buff Podcast Buy some merch at our TeePublic!  https://www.teepublic.com/stores/tonedeafmusical?ref_id=13889 Join the Cast Junkie discord and help support indie podcasts at https://discord.gg/ajPg3JSg6e. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebadger @ToneDeafMusical for some dank theatre memes, check out the patreon at https://www.patreon.com/tonedeafmusical and visit our website, tonedeafmusical.com
Thank you Lily Dwoskin for telling us about this!! K and Warren watched The Aviatrix, and it soared right into our hearts and was the queen of our skies! Check out our review of The Aviatrix Musical as K and Warren discuss this amazing show as well as virtual theatre and why it is amazing, hyperfixations, shattering glass ceilings, and cockpits. Because it isn't a non-February episode of Tone Deaf if there isn't at least SOME Richard Humor. The Aviatrix runs virtually until February 2, 2021. Get your tickets at https://vimeo.com/ondemand/theaviatrixmusical/ Learn more about the show at https://www.theaviatrixmusical.com/
This is a rebroadcast of the Second Annual Warren Awards. This episode contains mature content, strong language, electrical disturbances, nudity, knife throwing, gun fire, explosions,  general mayhem, and demonic possession. Listener discretion is advised. Welcome to the second annual Warren Awards! Tonight, Warren reveals what truly was the good, the bad, and the ugly in the shows that we watched in the 2020 Season. Listen to find out who will take home the coveted Golden Warren! Special Guests: Shea, Alixandria Young-Jui, Cortland, Tyler and Nate, David S Dear, Jas and Steven LaFond Isaiah Frizzelle,  Eddie Louise, and Chip Michael Promos: Those Guys Over There Sage and Savant Pomegranates and Pitchforks Private Island Presents: Up All Night Listen Rinse Repeat Animorphingtime A Ninth World Journal Witchever Path The Bird Brain Podcast Tone Deaf 2021 Theme, The Eliminator Theme Adagio, The Eliminator Theme Lento, and We Stand Erect Composed and performed by K Sound effects from freesound.org Buy some merch at our TeePublic!  https://www.teepublic.com/stores/tonedeafmusical?ref_id=13889 Join the Cast Junkie discord and help support indie podcasts at https://discord.gg/ajPg3JSg6e. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebadger @ToneDeafMusical for some dank theatre memes, check out the patreon at https://www.patreon.com/tonedeafmusical and visit our website, tonedeafmusical.com
You didn't think we would let the New Year come without a mini episode, did you? In this minisode, K unearths some repressed childhood memories as they re-introduce Warren to Rudolph's Shiny New Year - one of the weirdest Rankin-Bass specials out there! The creation of Baby New Years is discussed, K gets sauced, and we get a reunion with some old friends in this final episode of 2020! Buy some merch at our TeePublic!  https://www.teepublic.com/stores/tonedeafmusical?ref_id=13889 Join the Cast Junkie discord and help support indie podcasts at https://discord.gg/ajPg3JSg6e. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebadger @ToneDeafMusical for some dank theatre memes, check out the patreon at https://www.patreon.com/tonedeafmusical and visit our website, tonedeafmusical.com
This one is a doozy. We watched Ma Rainey's Black Bottom on Netflix and needless to say we felt some things. K discusses a brief history of August Wilson and Chadwick Boseman, the curse of the witch strikes again, and Warren and K come up with creative solutions to deal with racists in this week's episode. Promos: One Mic Black History Podcast and Young Santa Claus and the Winter Solstice Audio Play Buy some merch at our TeePublic!  https://www.teepublic.com/stores/tonedeafmusical?ref_id=13889 Join the Cast Junkie discord and help support indie podcasts at https://discord.gg/ajPg3JSg6e. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebadger @ToneDeafMusical for some dank theatre memes, check out the patreon at https://www.patreon.com/tonedeafmusical and visit our website, tonedeafmusical.com
K and Warren of Tone Deaf saw the Grinch on NBC And it's something they truly wish they could unsee. Find out all about furries and Dr. Seuss Lore We hope that this episode won't be a bore. And please remember, this is just two folks view And maybe this version means something to you. From K and from Warren, the nerd and the spouse, We hope you have joy and cheer throughout your house.   (Also, K realized that, yes, Cindy Lou Who is at the end of the book, but their point still stands)   Promos: Young Santa Claus and the Winter Solstice Audio Play Buy some merch at our TeePublic!  https://www.teepublic.com/stores/tonedeafmusical?ref_id=13889 Join the Cast Junkie discord and help support indie podcasts at https://discord.gg/ajPg3JSg6e. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebadger @ToneDeafMusical for some dank theatre memes, check out the patreon at https://www.patreon.com/tonedeafmusical and visit our website, tonedeafmusical.com    
This week, K and Warren are joined by the amazing Tone Deaf Alumnus, Ned Donovan of Encounter Party, Charging Moose Media, and The Hunted: Encore to cover the charming Wisconsin tradition, Guys on Ice! K scars Ned for life, we talk about the best way to earn an actor's equity card, discuss small town theatre, and Warren makes an odd proposition! It will be a rooty-toot-toot-tooty-tooty-toot-good time! Promos: Young Santa Claus and the Winter Solstice Audio Play Buy some merch at our TeePublic!  https://www.teepublic.com/stores/tonedeafmusical?ref_id=13889 Join the Cast Junkie discord and help support indie podcasts at https://discord.gg/ajPg3JSg6e. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebadger @ToneDeafMusical for some dank theatre memes, check out the patreon at https://www.patreon.com/tonedeafmusical and visit our website, tonedeafmusical.com
Watching Carrie before watching The Prom was a mistake. K and Warren went in fresh with the Netflix adaptation of "The Prom" and it nearly broke K! Find out if a musical number in a mall can change the hearts of homophobes and find out our opinions on the casting of this movie in this episode of Tone Deaf! Promos: Young Santa Claus and the Winter Solstice Audio Play and Animorphing Time Buy some merch at our TeePublic!  https://www.teepublic.com/stores/tonedeafmusical?ref_id=13889 Join the Cast Junkie discord and help support indie podcasts at https://discord.gg/ajPg3JSg6e. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebadger @ToneDeafMusical for some dank theatre memes, check out the patreon at https://www.patreon.com/tonedeafmusical and visit our website, tonedeafmusical.com
We blame Courtland from Up All Night for this one. Go chug-chugga-lug-chugga-check out his show. K and Warren check out the obscure animated musical, Poky Little Puppy's First Christmas. It's ... an experience. Learn about how skunks and dogs can't be friends (but not for the reason you think) and ponder with us as we question THE BOOT in this week's episode! Promos: Young Santa Claus and the Winter Solstice Audio Play (Coming soon!) and Private Island Presents: Up All Night! Buy some merch at our TeePublic!  https://www.teepublic.com/stores/tonedeafmusical?ref_id=13889 Join the Cast Junkie discord and help support indie podcasts at https://discord.gg/ajPg3JSg6e. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebadger @ToneDeafMusical for some dank theatre memes, check out the patreon at https://www.patreon.com/tonedeafmusical and visit our website, tonedeafmusical.com
SPOILER ALERT If you have not seen Jingle Jangle on Netflix, it is highly advised that you stop what you are doing and watch it. K and Warren tackle Jingle Jangle in this week's episode and from K's incoherent screaming, it seems to have been a pretty good movie! Maybe even the greatest movie! Learn about the advances made by one toymaker in an alternate London, that Warren does NOT remember actor names at all, and believe in Buddy with K during this week's episode of Tone Deaf! Promos: Young Santa Claus and the Winter Solstice Audio Play (Coming soon!) and Book of Lies Podcast. Buy some merch at our TeePublic!  https://www.teepublic.com/stores/tonedeafmusical?ref_id=13889 Join the Cast Junkie discord and help support indie podcasts at https://discord.gg/ajPg3JSg6e. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebadger @ToneDeafMusical for some dank theatre memes, check out the patreon at https://www.patreon.com/tonedeafmusical and visit our website, tonedeafmusical.com
Yes, there is a Thanksgiving(ish) Land Before Time Movie. Con and Dor giveth and Con and Dor taketh away. K and Warren watch the third installment of the Land Before Time franchise and discuss if it really is as bad as K remembers it being. Along the way, get three dinosaur facts, find out what dinosaur would have tasted the best, and learn what SHOULD have been the moral of this movie in this week's Tone Deaf! Promo: Hannah and Erik Go Birding Buy some merch at our TeePublic!  https://www.teepublic.com/stores/tonedeafmusical?ref_id=13889 Join the Cast Junkie discord and help support indie podcasts at https://discord.gg/ajPg3JSg6e. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebadger @ToneDeafMusical for some dank theatre memes, check out the patreon at https://www.patreon.com/tonedeafmusical and visit our website, tonedeafmusical.com
K struts their knowledge of dinosaurs in this episode to take their mind off of the fact that they are still on the Land Before Time Gauntlet. K teaches Warren about Struthiomimus, Warren teaches K about the latest dinosaur conspiracy theory, and we learn important life lessons like "It's ok to kidnap as long as you eventually return the baby" in this week's episode of Tone Deaf! Promo: Songbirding: A birding-by-ear podcast  Buy some merch at our TeePublic!  https://www.teepublic.com/stores/tonedeafmusical?ref_id=13889 Join the Cast Junkie discord and help support indie podcasts at https://discord.gg/ajPg3JSg6e. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebadger @ToneDeafMusical for some dank theatre memes, check out the patreon at https://www.patreon.com/tonedeafmusical and visit our website, tonedeafmusical.com
K and Warren's schedule has been changed as the Condor Council is not thrilled with K's corrupting of their minds with video games, so our Tone Deaf Duo is tasked with covering the Land Before Time franchise, beginning with the classic, first film. Learn about paleontological inaccuracies, the greatest rivalry of all time, and the long held prejudices between ornithischians and saurischians in this episode of Tone Deaf! Promo: Petri Dish: A Science Comedy Podcast Buy some merch at our TeePublic!  https://www.teepublic.com/stores/tonedeafmusical?ref_id=13889 Join the Cast Junkie discord and help support indie podcasts at https://discord.gg/ajPg3JSg6e. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebadger @ToneDeafMusical for some dank theatre memes, check out the patreon at https://www.patreon.com/tonedeafmusical and visit our website, tonedeafmusical.com
Apologies to all of Australia for K's terrible accent. Also, no condors were harmed in the making of this podcast. K introduces Warren to Happy Feet in this episode and we learn whether or not K will be blinded by nostalgia and love of tap dancing and penguins or if they can look at this show with a critical eye. Along the way, we learn that you're not a real penguin without a heartsong, aliens are real, and condors are amazing at playing fornite. Promo: The Bird Brain Podcast Buy some merch at our TeePublic!  https://www.teepublic.com/stores/tonedeafmusical?ref_id=13889 Join the Cast Junkie discord and help support indie podcasts at https://discord.gg/napQ3Cb. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebadger @ToneDeafMusical for some dank theatre memes, check out the patreon at https://www.patreon.com/tonedeafmusical and visit our website, tonedeafmusical.com
Apologies to Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman for the dodgy parody of Suddenly Seymour.   This week, K reintroduces Warren to Little Shop of Horrors with American Theatre of San Jose's 2008 production. Will Warren remember this Alan Menken musical or will his brain only be able to handle retaining one at a time? Don't Feed the plants but do share, subscribe and review Tone Deaf!   Promo: Charging Moose Media. Visit their bandcamp and get 20% off of their albums with the promo code TONEDEAF! https://chargingmoosemedia.bandcamp.com/ Buy some merch at our TeePublic!  https://www.teepublic.com/stores/tonedeafmusical?ref_id=13889 Join the Cast Junkie discord and help support indie podcasts at https://discord.gg/napQ3Cb. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebadger @ToneDeafMusical for some dank theatre memes, check out the patreon at https://www.patreon.com/tonedeafmusical and visit our website, tonedeafmusical.com      
Second Act Musical Interlude is "Subscribe, Rate, Review" from The Hunted: Encore, available at https://chargingmoosemedia.bandcamp.com/ for 20% off with the promo code TONEDEAF The thrilling conclusion to this year's coverage of The Hunted: Encore! K and Warren cover Season 2 of Charging Moose Media's The Hunted: Encore! and find a surprising connection to their Capitalism Gone Wild series! Also, Warren finally sees a very important Internet Video. Watch The Hunted: Encore FOR FREE at https://watch.thefantasy.network/tv-show/the-hunted-encore/ Promo: Charging Moose Media. Visit their bandcamp and get 20% off of their albums with the promo code TONEDEAF! https://chargingmoosemedia.bandcamp.com/ Buy some merch at our TeePublic!  https://www.teepublic.com/stores/tonedeafmusical?ref_id=13889 Join the Cast Junkie discord and help support indie podcasts at https://discord.gg/napQ3Cb. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebadger @ToneDeafMusical for some dank theatre memes, check out the patreon at https://www.patreon.com/tonedeafmusical and visit our website, tonedeafmusical.com
Second Act Musical Interlude is "Between Two Fates" from The Hunted: Encore, available at https://chargingmoosemedia.bandcamp.com/ for 20% off with the promo code TONEDEAF K and Warren cover friend of the show, Ned Donovan's "The Hunted: Encore! Season 1. In this episode, Warren breaks K, the couple reminisces about the early 2000s, and K is face blind. Also some amazing vampire puns. Promo: Charging Moose Media. Visit their bandcamp and get 20% off of their albums with the promo code TONEDEAF! https://chargingmoosemedia.bandcamp.com/ Buy some merch at our TeePublic!  https://www.teepublic.com/stores/tonedeafmusical?ref_id=13889 Join the Cast Junkie discord and help support indie podcasts at https://discord.gg/napQ3Cb. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebadger @ToneDeafMusical for some dank theatre memes, check out the patreon at https://www.patreon.com/tonedeafmusical and visit our website, tonedeafmusical.com
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Podcast Details

Created by
K and Warren
Podcast Status
Active
Started
Jan 30th, 2019
Latest Episode
Mar 3rd, 2021
Release Period
Weekly
Episodes
122
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour
Explicit
Yes
Order
Serial
Language
English
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