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The Baby-Sitters Club Club

Jack Shepherd and Tanner Greenring discuss the classic Baby-Sitters Club novels of Ann M. Martin in chronological order. Get ready to look with new eyes at the timeless adventures of Kristy, Mary Anne, Claudia, Stacey, and I guess Dawn. And probably Mallory too. Fine, and Jessi.
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Apr 24, 2017
It's "pandemonium" in Stoneybrook this week! Which means, troublingly, that ALL the demons are back. And, perhaps worse, all the boys are being strange and difficult, which is stressing Mallory out to no end. A guest appearance from some of the business boys over at Goliath Industries does very little to ease the tension, and neither does the extended discussion of alleged boy Logan Bruno's complicated relationship with American sports. Not a good showing for ANY of the boys this week, so it looks like Mallory may well be onto something here. 
 
Music credits:
 
“Where Did She Go,” by OurMusicBox
"Touch The Sky,” by 98.20.11 X Bienkovsky
 
Thanks as always to original Baby Boy Scott Lamb for the intro music, and to Superbrat for the outro music. 
Apr 17, 2017
Sorry Baby Nation, no room for notes this week. Too many works cited. But thanks for listening!
 
Works Cited:
  • Martin, Ann M. Claudia and the Middle School Mystery. New York City: Scholastic, 1991. Print.
  • Positive K. “I Got A Man.” The Skills Dat Pay Da Bills, Island. 1992
  • Star Trek: First Contact. Directed by Jonathan Frakes, performances by Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton and James Cromwell, Paramount Pictures, 1996.
  • WarGames. Directed by John Badham, performances by Matthew Broderick, Dabney Coleman, and Ally Sheedy, MGM/UA Entertainment Company, 1983.
  • D.A.R.Y.L.. Directed by Simon Wincer, performances by Mary Beth Hurt, Michael McKean, and Kathryn Walker, Paramount Pictures, 1985.
  • Carson, Greer. “Peter: An Introduction” Stoneybrookite, 16 March 2016, http://blog.stoneybrookite.org/2016/03/12/peter-an-introduction/.
  • Vinge, Vernor. Fire Upon The Deep. New York City: Tor Books, 2006-present. Print.
  • Abnett, Dan; Et Al.. The Horus Heresy. Black Library, 2004. Print.
  • Rothfuss, Patrick. The Name of the Wind. New York City: DAW Books, 2007. Print.
  • King, Stephen. Needful Things. New York City: Viking, 1991. Print.
  • “Serenity.” Firefly. Fox, Joss Whedon, Los Angeles, 20 Dec. 2002.
  • Mallory, Sir Thomas. Le Morte d’Arthur. London: William Caxton, 1485. Print.
  • "The First Face-Off: Part 1.” Mighty Ducks: The Animated Series. ABC, Gordon Kent and David Wise, Los Angeles, 6 Sept. 1996.
  • Martin, Ann M. Stacey's Choice. New York City: Scholastic, 1992. Print.
Music Credits:
 
“In My Head” by Podington Bear
“Space Station” by alxd
“Bassjump” by Bryan Mason & Karner H
 
As always, special thanks to Baby Boy Scott Lamb for the intro music, and to Superbrat for the outro music.
Apr 10, 2017

Your two heavily jet-lagged boys are back in the USA and they're ready to talk about our precious Dawn, Claudia's latest outfit, and saving the planet! Somehow that goes off the rails pretty fast and what we've ended up with here is a surprisingly deep dive into the life and work of the music producer Steve Albini? Sorry about that! Stick around for an appearance by Stoneybrook News's Pulitzer-prize winning correspondent Chuck Whittaker, some profound analysis of the complicated "earring-hierarchy" in the BSC, and, yes, just a little taste of Bread Theory. 

Music credits:

“Time Police,” by ErikMMusic
“Breaking Point,” by PlatinumEDM
“Overture,” by Lionheart
 
Thanks as always to original Baby Boy Scott Lamb for the intro music, and a special thank you to Baby Bee Matt, aka WolfKiller for this week’s Heavy Metal outro. 
Apr 3, 2017
There’s some new babies in Stoneybrook this week, and they only thing they love more than Kid Kits is racial purity! That’s right, they’re racist! Like, so awful and racist that it’s almost absurd. Not exactly easy to riff on, but they may be Doll People as well, so at least Ann gave us something to work with. Also, Jackie Rodowsky is starting a band! (When he’s not busy hurtling away from Earth at 99.9% the speed of light on a doomed mission into the cosmos.)
 
Music Credits:
 
"Prelude No. 23 in F major” by Steven O’Brien
"Prelude No. 23 performed on an out of tune piano” by Steven O’Brien
"When Memories Break” by BadWabbitz
"Playground Lullaby” by Robert Austin
“You Gotta Have Theremin and Ukulele” by SquidLord
"Space Oddity (Tribute)” by Steven Ondas
“Space Oddity (Cover Version) feat. KAIA” by Valence
"Fading Lights” by Nyte
 
As always, special thanks to Baby Boy Scott Lamb for the intro music, and to Superbrat for the outro music.
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