The Paunch Stevenson Show episode 228

Special Guests author Caseen Gaines, writer of A Christmas Story: Behind the Scenes of a Holiday Classic, and Ian Petrella, “Randy” in A Christmas Story!

Don’t forget both Caseen and Ian will appear at Chiller Theatre Expo, Parsippany, NJ, October 25-27, 2013.

In this episode:

  • Wil Wheaton writing the forward to the book,
  • how did Ian become an actor?,
  • thoughts on a childhood in acting,
  • working with Darren McGavin,
  • the “belated” cult status of the film,
  • A Christmas Story reunion photo op at Chiller Theatre October 25-27, 2013,
  • Corey Feldman,
  • Pink Floyd,
  • Idiocracy,
  • enduring legacy of A Christmas Story (1983),
  • National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989),
  • old Christmas movie dramatic classics vs. newer comedic classics,
  • getting “pink bunny suit type” lousy Christmas gifts,
  • daring kids to get their tongue frozen to a pole,
  • practical uses of urine,
  • a unique photo opportunity with A Christmas Story cast,
  • and the Wonka kids.

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