A tragicomic look at the most unfunny place in the world.
Music: North Korean national anthem.
Crooks, footpads and gangsters cavort and sing in 1955's "Guys and Dolls" An audio review, written by Alan Jacobson and produced by Everett Public Library, WA.
Mr. Neutron, Ron Averill of Everett Public Library, examines the phenomenon of The Ventures, fifty plus years and more than 200 album's worth.
Two stories here: One of a two-fisted, crack sea captain that bridged the days of sail and steam; and Two, the story of how his lost manuscript was recovered from obscurity.
Alan Jacobson gives "The Treatment" to Gene Kelly's 1949 classic musical, "On the Town," with Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly, Betty Garrett, Ann Miller, Jules Munshin, and Vera-Ellen.
Mr. Neutron opens up the U-Men, the Seattle Proto-Grunge band that bridged the gap between punk, post-punk, hardcore, and grunge.
Cameron Johnson is the Lone Reader.
Music: "Feeling Dark Behind the Mask," by 700P3D
Alan Jacobson provides "The Treatment."
Mr. Neutron takes the measure of Clambake's 2015 release "Too Dumb to Die."
Retired Colonel and military historian Andrew Bacevich chronicles American military missteps on the Middle East since 1979.
Music: "Rage and Regrets", by Rude Corps.
Alan Jacobson gives The Treatment to Stanley Kubrick's epic black comedy of the Cold War, Dr. Strangelove
Wherein an immunotoxicologist reframes humanity to include our microbiotic collaborators.
Music: "Black Rainbow" by Pitx.
Everett Public Library's (WA) Mr. Neutron (Ron Averill) reviews Show Us Your Mind, by Portland's (OR) Summer Cannibals.
Celebrated biologist E.O. Wilson ruminates upon the fragility of human existence.
A "Treatment" review of the 2016 film Florence Foster Jenkins.
Alan Jacobson of Everett Public Library's Evergreen Cinema Society reviews the indy smash "Tangerine," an unlikely romp through the back alleys of LA's sex-worker society.
Mr. Neutron is Ron Averill, Everett Public Library, Everett, WA
Cameron Johnson is the Lone Reader, of Everett Public Library in Everett, WA.
Music: Klincek stojo pod oblokom, by Tomo Sombolac
"The Treatment" audio film review of "Captain Fantastic" a 2016 comedy drama. Written and read by Alan Jacobson.
Mr. Neutron, Ron Averill, with another gem from his record closet.