47 minutes | Tuesday, September 26, 2023
Frank Murphy is joined by his friend Sarah Roberto, who was trying to buy a Frank & Friends Show bucket hat as the show began. Sarah bought It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown decorations on Etsy.
When Frank and his family lived in Burbank, they would go trick-or-treating in the neighborhood where Bob Hope and Joe Mantegna lived. Recently a family in Frank’s neighborhood came by to sell school coupon books.
Frank’s wife Jere has been practicing the choral version of the song “Hurt” by Nine Inch Nails for an upcoming concert by the Knoxville Choral Society. Someone asked Frank to emcee an event on the night of the concert, November 3, 2023. The concert will be across the street from the new Andy’s Frozen Custard.
Frank plans to take a seven-week hiatus from the comedy improv troupe Einstein Simplified during the time he will be recording the next season of Tennessee Scholars’ Bowl at East Tennessee PBS.
Frank will give a presentation about the history of the Body Farm at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 19, 2023 at the Vonore Public Library. Learn more at https://bonezones.com (don’t forget the S).
This episode is sponsored by the Secret City Improv Festival, October 6 and 7, 2023 at the Historic Grove Theater in Oak Ridge. See performances by 23 professional troupes and 3 local high school troupes. Performances are on Friday, October 6th at 7pm, 9p, and 11pm and on Saturday, October 7th at 3pm, 5pm, 7pm, 8:45pm and 10:30pm. Buy your tickets online at https://secretcityimprovfest.com/frank
Sarah is shocked that Frank met Tupac when he came to KPWR-FM to promote the film Poetic Justice. Sarah asks Frank to name the worst celebrity he met. Frank prefers to mention some of his favorite celebrities instead. He tells a story of being remembered by Brian Setzer.
Frank and Becca James emceed the Fair Food Throwdown at the Tennessee Valley Fair and then served as judges for the Sweet Goodness Donut Challenge. Frank enjoyed the taste of a deep-fried Milky Way. Products like that are frozen before being deep-fried.
Someone claiming to be intuitive warned about an illness. Frank was reminded of podcast interviews he heard with a Louisiana coroner and with a former Long Island psychic.
Adam Ragusea made a YouTube video about the difference between yeast and cake doughnuts. Adam posted a photo of a Dairy Queen cheeseburger on Instagram. Frank went to the same Dairy Queen, showed them the photo and asked for the same thing. Frank wants to try the Leanne S’morgan cookie at Moonshine Mountain Cookies.
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