Weird Love #1 gives us a lot to talk about, but we stick to The Taming of the Brute, originally from Charlton’s Just Married #53. It’s a doozy and makes for a great installment of Romance Comics Theatre. Along the way, we talk up IDW’s Weird Love series, Max Headroom, and Shakespeare. Kid you not.
Listen to Episode 6! (The usual filthy filthy language warnings apply.)
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Further credits :
“Comic Book Romance” (Theme for Lonely Hearts Podcast) by Johnny and the Jokers.
“Here’s to the Losers” (End theme for Lonely Hearts Podcast) by James (Vic Fontaine) Darren.
Relevant teaser clip from Shakespeare’s Retold’s “The Taming of the Shrew”, written by Sally Wainwright, starring Shirley Henderson
Romance Comics Theatre Music: “Ain’t Right” by The Sound Defects
Bonus clips from: “Max Headroom” by Annabel Jankel and Rocky Morton, starring Matt Frewer; “Beach Blanket Bingo” by William Asher, Music and arrangements by Jerry Styner, lyrics by Guy Hemric, performed by Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello and cast; “The Taming of the Shrew” by Franco Zeffirelli, starring Richard Burton; Deep Space Nine’s “A Man Alone”, written by Gerald Sanford & Michael Piller, starring René Auberjonois.
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