98 Percent Monkey By Volume

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With a new King Kong movie in theaters, we look back at the 1986 film “King Kong Lives,” filmed largely in Wilmington, NC, out of Dino De Laurentiis’ freshly minted film studio. This movie didn’t kill at the box office, but it did kill some careers. Read More …

Filmmaker Evan Kidd

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Filmmaker Evan Kidd – Episode 014 In this bonus episode we talk with filmmaker Evan Kidd about his film Son of Clowns, its appearance at the Cucalorus Film Festival, and the future of filmmaking in North Carolina.

Bizarro Wilmington

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The port city of Wilmington, North Carolina once had an evil twin across the river. In the colonial days of America, Wilmington came out the victor in a struggle to the death.

This is a gross dramatization of the story of Brunswick Town, the lost provincial capitol of North Carolina, and the ill fated revival of the grounds during the American Civil War with the construction of Fort Anderson. Read More …

A Very Creeky Episode

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In this episode we torture cohost Sean Gallagher by forcing him to watch the pilot episode of Dawson’s Creek. We assembled a casual panel of watchers to revisit the pilot episode of this iconic Wilmington-based production and give our cheeky analysis on this Creeky topic. Read More …

A Serious Art Attack

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We interview painter Darren Mulvenna about his Mimicri jewelry line and its connection to conservation efforts, and sculptor Aundrea Wilson about her compelling and enchanting sculptures currently on display locally. Read More …

Cucalorus 2016

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Join us in the middle of the 2016 Cucalorus Film Festival for a halftime recap of Wilmington’s long running film festival. We also do a quick recap of Wilmington Beer Week.
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Aquatic Mutant German Zombies

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A concrete vessel, built in Wilmington NC, becomes a rum runner’s floating liquor cabinet, runs aground off Florida, then is taken over by Nazi zombies. Read More …

The Shipbuilding Epoch

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Buckle up for a crash course in the bygone industry of local shipbuilding, as well as anecdotes that will sound too crazy to be true. Read More …

The Cyborg Connection

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The film Cyborg was produced in Wilmington, NC, and it was of dubious quality. Read More …