Hobo Radio 442 – The boys of Nanjemoy

This week, Joel Murphy and Lars Periwinkle discuss the announcement that Ron Howard will take over directing Disney’s Han Solo film. They look at the success rate of other big films that replaced their directors and share their thoughts on Howard’s ability to make a compelling movie about everyone’s favorite scoundrel.

Also, Joel stops by another Peak Sloth podcast, Annie’s Boobs struggles in the playoffs and Joel stages an intervention for Lars.

Why Ron Howard? Did Spider-man appear in Iron Man 2? Why can’t Joel and Lars stop sweating? The answers to these questions and more are on this week’s show.

This week’s music:

  • Intro – “Giddy Up” by Tahuna Breaks
  • End – “Hear No Words” by Trustee Savings Bank


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Celebrations all over the world are often punctuated with the glow of magnificent fireworks. We tried to find the weirdest, largest and most grand to discuss.

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Hobo Radio Interview – Disney animator Paulino García

Paulino García has lived life to the fullest. As a teenager, he hitchhiked from Spain to Paris, then traveled to Tel Aviv to work on a kibbutz. From there, he explored Europe, making friends with students at the Sorbonne by translating Leonard Cohen and Pink Floyd lyrics. He found his way into a career in animation working for Hanna-Barbera, which lead him to America and eventually a job at Disney working on iconic films like The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin and The Lion King.

Joel Murphy and Molly Regan moved into the same apartment building as Paulino and his wife Lourdes last November. The two couples became fast friends. As Paulino and Lourdes prepare to move to the Canary Islands for the next chapter of their lives, Joel sat down to talk to Paulino about his amazing life.

This week’s music:

  • Intro – “Giddy Up” by Tahuna Breaks
  • Interstitial – “Vishnu Meets Funk” and “Ancient Ritual” by Lucas Perný & Miloslav Kollar
  • End – “The Protagonist” by Krestovsky

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Hobo Radio is part of the Peak Sloth Podcast Network. Hear more shows at PeakSloth.com.