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Episode 0138 - Dads & Grads

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46 minutes | Friday, May 3, 2024
Frank Murphy is joined by his friend Mitch Moore, who is a freelance writer. Frank met someone named Duran who posts reaction videos on YouTube. Mitch suggests that Duran record his reaction to the Frank & Friends Show.  Frank is wearing a shirt ...
54 minutes | Saturday, April 27, 2024
Frank Murphy is joined by author Thomas D. Taylor, who can be found online at https://thomasdtaylor.wordpress.com/. Thomas and his wife Elyse Bruce adopted some former “hoarder house” cats.  Thomas writes horror stories and offers to make Frank a vic...
46 minutes | Friday, April 19, 2024
Frank Murphy is joined by his friend Kathryn Frady of Marble City Opera. As predicted on a previous episode, they enjoy a cider in their Frank & Friends Show pint glasses.  Frank’s picture is on page 66 of the April issue of VIP Knoxville magazin...
55 minutes | Friday, April 12, 2024
Frank Murphy is joined by his friend Mitch Moore, who is a freelance writer. They are using Frank & Friends Show pint glasses for the first time. Mitch thought Mo the tortoise was ceramic but Frank urges him to watch episode 0019 at https://youtu...
56 minutes | Friday, April 5, 2024
Frank Murphy is joined by his friend Elyse Bruce, Creative Dynamo. Elyse’s newest Missy Barrett mystery, The Case of the Missing Muskets, includes a chapter in which Missy and her mother visit the Frank & Friends Show.  Frank and his wife Jere ha...
52 minutes | Thursday, March 28, 2024
Frank Murphy is joined by his friend Mitch Moore, who is a freelance writer. Mitch watched his previous episode and wanted to make some adjustments. Mitch thinks that Frank & Friends sounds like Frankenfriends.  Mitch asks Frank about the process...
1 hour 5 minutes | Friday, March 22, 2024
Frank Murphy is joined by his friend Sarah Roberto, who arrived early for the recording. Frank came from a family that runs late but his wife Jere came from a family that runs early.  Frank’s friend Bean is moving back to England this week. They made...
53 minutes | Friday, March 15, 2024
Frank Murphy is joined by his friend Mitch Moore, who is a freelance writer. Frank saw Mitch in two plays at Flying Anvil Theatre. Mitch is also in a band called Vinyl Tap. Frank enjoyed Mitch’s YouTube series, “State of Franklin,” which can be viewe...
51 minutes | Friday, March 8, 2024
Frank Murphy is joined by his friend Becca James, the girl with two first names.  Becca went on a business trip to New Orleans during Mardi Gras. She saw several parades and received lots of beads. For Christmas, Becca got a purse that looks like a f...
51 minutes | Friday, March 1, 2024
Frank Murphy is joined by his friend Kathryn Frady of Marble City Opera.  In April, Frank and Heather Waliga will co-emcee a fundraiser for InterFaith Health Center and Frank will emcee a fundraiser for Friends of Literacy. Frank asks for the Frank &...
49 minutes | Friday, February 23, 2024
Frank Murphy is joined by his friend Kathryn Frady, who has been in Cleveland to direct a production of Glory Denied. Frank recorded a behind-the-scenes video at a rehearsal for the Akima Cabaret, which will take place on March 1 and 2, 2024 at the M...
37 minutes | Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Frank Murphy visits a rehearsal for the 2024 Akima Cabaret, a fun night of musical comedy, presented by the Akima Club of Knoxville. This year’s theme is “80s Mix Tape.” The Akima Cabaret  will be at the Mill & Mine on March 1 and 2, 2024. The Fr...
38 minutes | Tuesday, January 16, 2024
Frank Murphy is on the podcast porch while it is snowing in Knoxville for the first time in 385 days. Frank has always disliked snow but now finds it more bearable because he can work from home instead of driving in it.  Frank’s big break in radio ca...
53 minutes | Tuesday, January 2, 2024
Frank Murphy is joined by his friend Kathryn Frady of Marble City Opera, who will be performing as Olha in The Christmas Spider on January 6, 2024 at St. John’s Cathedral. Tickets and information at https://www.marblecityopera.com/ Children’s tickets...
59 minutes | Tuesday, December 26, 2023
Frank Murphy is joined by his friend Becca James, the girl with two first names.  This year had the shortest possible Advent because Christmas fell on a Monday. Becca’s parents would celebrate the Feast of the Seven Fishes on Christmas Eve.  Frank’s ...
57 minutes | Tuesday, December 19, 2023
Frank Murphy is joined by his friend Becca James, the girl with two first names. Frank has been resisting the urge to buy Weigel’s eggnog but has been seeing online ads for Weigel’s new delivery service.  Frank’s friend Houston Vandergriff played a s...
57 minutes | Tuesday, December 12, 2023
Frank Murphy is joined by his friend Sarah Roberto, who says she is merry and bright, like the words on her sweatshirt. Frank is wearing a loud Christmas blazer that he bought at Kroger. Sarah notices the antique Christmas ornaments that were once ow...
54 minutes | Wednesday, December 6, 2023
Frank Murphy is joined by Mindy Thomas, a board member and past-president of the Nativity Pageant of Knoxville. Learn more at https://www.knoxvillenativity.com/  The 2023 Nativity Pageant performances will be Saturday, December 9 at 3:00 p.m.; Sunday...
36 minutes | Wednesday, November 29, 2023
Frank Murphy is joined by his friend Becca James, the girl with two first names. Frank and Becca will announce the Karns Christmas Parade live on the Karns Network YouTube channel on Saturday, December 2, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. Here’s the link: https://ww...
40 minutes | Wednesday, November 22, 2023
Frank Murphy is joined by his friend Kathryn Frady of Marble City Opera, who noticed that Frank put a new dryer sheet in his shirt pocket. Frank admits that the leaves in his backyard were pretty even though he thinks of autumn as dying and winter as...
27 minutes | Friday, November 17, 2023
Frank Murphy is joined by his friend Kathryn Frady of Marble City Opera, for the grand opening celebration at Andy’s Frozen Custard, 6217 Kingston Pike, on Bearden Hill. It is the second Andy’s location in East Tennessee and the first in Knoxville. T...
45 minutes | Tuesday, October 31, 2023
Frank Murphy is joined by his friend Kathryn Frady of Marble City Opera, who is helping to coach the cast of the University of Tennessee Opera Theatre production of Suor Angelica, which is on a double bill with The Medium. Kathryn’s husband James Mar...
57 minutes | Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Frank Murphy is joined by his friend Sarah Roberto, who brought an assortment of Halloween candy. Some of the candies are on lists of the best or worst candy. Leave a comment about your favorite and least favorite candies.  Sarah supported the Frank ...
35 minutes | Tuesday, October 17, 2023
Frank Murphy is joined by his friend Kathryn Frady of Marble City Opera, who suggests that we are now in the month of Knoxtober. Kathryn says she would wear a Frank & Friends fascinator if such a product existed.  The nice family across the stree...
48 minutes | Tuesday, October 10, 2023
Frank Murphy is joined by his friend Sarah Roberto, who said a word that needed to be bleeped the last time she was here.  Sarah posted a video on TikTok about chicken that tastes too chickeny. Frank used to feel that way about salmon. Sarah often po...
52 minutes | Monday, October 2, 2023
Frank Murphy is joined by his friend Stacy McCloud, a former television news anchor who now works in public relations. They haven’t seen each other since 2009.  Frank will give a presentation about the history of the Body Farm at 7:00 p.m. on Thursda...
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, th...
35 minutes | Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Frank Murphy and Becca James judged the Sweet Goodness Donut Challenge at the Tennessee Valley Fair on September 14, 2023.  Local doughnut shops enter the annual competition, which is the brainchild of Chef Rachel Reagan, who runs the Culinary Arts S...
49 minutes | Thursday, September 14, 2023
Frank Murphy is joined by his friend Sarah Roberto, who brought her trendy Stanley Quencher tumbler. She says some people hide a can of hard seltzer on ice in the tumbler.  Sarah enjoys visiting Washington, D.C. She and her husband felt lucky to get ...
43 minutes | Monday, September 11, 2023
Frank Murphy and Becca James hosted the Fair Food Throwdown at the Tennessee Valley Fair on September 8, 2023.  Food vendors enter the annual competition in hopes of winning the banner for Best Funnel Cake, Best Deep Fried Food, Best Sweet Tea, etc. ...
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Episode 0138 - Dads & Grads
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