In our previous episode we talked about the panels, vids, and games at SHareCon 2019. But what was it like to just sit in the main convention room, listening to fans chat with each other about Starsky & Hutch? To capture that atmosphere, we did four small group interviews, covering everything from fandom friendship to the fascinating features of PMG’s face.
Group 1: Carmen, Asha, Maria Priest Group 2: Lorraine, Anachron, Suzan Lovett Group 3: Elaine, Dawnwind, Silver Chipmunk, Kat Group 4: Keri T, Hardboiledbaby, MatSir
Rachel and Monica return from their second SHareCon and tell Jen all about it! This year’s con brought some new experiences, such as narrating the Baaad SH Theater play and flipping through the SH Lending Library, as well as previous favorite activities like the games, vids, and panels. Oh, and if anyone wants Zebra Three #5, Monica now has an extra copy.
Little details, lines of dialogue, and whole scenes get lost in the journey from script to finished episode. We pour over the script for Gillian, discuss the changes, and act out the missing scenes. Listen and be shocked by how much worse some of the dialogue was in the script! And then be delighted by some suggestive screen direction!
You hear a song on the radio. Maybe it’s about a steadfast partnership, me-and-thee against the world. Or maybe it’s about losing faith in the system and questioning your place in the world. Does it make you think of Starsky & Hutch? It does for us! In this episode we pick eight songs and discuss what makes them perfect songs for this show.
For months, Rachel has had only one episode of Starsky & Hutch left unseen: Huggy Can’t Go Home. We watch and discuss this unusual episode. Also, we discover a Barenaked Ladies song that mentions S&H, and talk about why S&H came up in Rhod Gilbert’s radio show.
Talking points in this episode include David Soul and Paul Michael Glaser’s guest-roles in The Streets of San Francisco, Bernie Hamilton’s 1964 film One Potato, Two Potato, trying to make Starsky & Hutch minifigs at a LEGO store, and recent fanzine purchases.
We interview Pat, or D P Patricks this week, who was so enraptured by the partnership of Starsky & Hutch when it first aired that she moved out to Hollywood and got a job on the show doing legal and production research. Come listen to her memories of meeting the cast and crew, her experience of seeing the show get made, and her joy at discovering online fandom in 2014!
It’s that time again: when we take a break from talking about Starsky & Hutch and instead try drinks we’ve never had before and review them! Also, we still talk about Starsky & Hutch quite a bit. Hutch would be into kombucha, right?
In this episode we try two traditional kombuchas and four soda-kombucha fusions.
As the current runner of both SHareCon and the S&H Advent Calendar, Flamingo has a big hand in keeping the Starsky & Hutch fandom vibrant and alive. Come listen to me and Rachel interview her about what it takes to run a convention, a particularly disastrous SHareCon of the past, and what it takes to be in one fandom for decades.
What do all SHareCon attendees have in common? A love of Starsky and Hutch, and a desire to befriend other fans. Other than that, the differences abound! We set up a microphone at SHareCon and interviewed a flock of fans: fans from the original broadcast run, new fans just discovering the show, long-time con-goers, first-time con-goers, cosplayers, artists, vidders, readers, writers, and editors!