Episode 424 – Ben Marengo and Beatlefest

Ayla joins Mike Preston on Psycho Babble TV to start off the show and they talk about Ayla’s amazement with technology and learning things on the internet and mentions some memorable quotes. Ben Marengo visits the show and performs his song Sue. DJ Mann goes to Beatlefest and talks to some of the people he meets there including Sgt. Pepper, a man in a yellow submarine, and some guys playing guitar. Ben Marengo joins Mike Preston and Ayla on the couch to chat for a few. Nigel Baxter calls in on the celebrity hotline to represent Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones and help translate his phone conversation.

Cast & Crew
Mike Preston
Justine Hartel – Hogan
Jay
Vince Maranto
Tim Baker
Mark Bianchi
Pete Berwick

PSYCHO BABBLE visits BEATLEFEST 2017

Mike Preston starts out the show talking with Neil Innis of the Rutles about his television experiences with his mockumentary and having to write new Beatles songs based on his memories of their music and what was happening in his life at the time. Neil also talks briefly about Monty Python and his whistle. Next up Mike sits down with radio personality Terri Hemmerlt and she recalls becoming a fan of the Beatles and what it was like getting the chance to meet them. Denny Laine joins Mike Preston to talk about his ten years of being a guitarist for Wings and working with Paul McCartney. A little later on Mike also meets up with singer, song writer, producer, and entertainer Mark Hudson while at Beatlefest. Mark tells all kinds of fun stories about working with the Beatles.

Terri Hemmert at BEATLEFEST 2017

Mike introduces radio legend and Beatle historian Terri Hemmert and asks her “Why the Beatles?” and Terri explains how she became a life long Beatles fan. Terri Hammert decided to be a radio disc jokey so she could have a chance to meet the Beatles. Watch this interview to find out what happens!

DJ Mann visits BEATLEFEST Chicago 2017

DJ Mann starts off the show with Beatles fans Janette and Rachel, author Daniel Hartwell and Roseanne Bottone the authors of the book Saint John Lennon. He meets up with Sgt. Pepper for a moment and then listens to a little bit of guitar music and a guy in a yellow submarine comes floating by.

Marti Edwards at BEATLEFEST Chicago 2017

Classic Rock Jock “DJ Mann” chats with author Marti Edwards about her book 16 in ’64 The Beatles & The Baby Boomers which is about her experience growing up in the Chicago area during her teen years and starting a large Beatles fan club.

Terry Whitney at Beatlefest

Classic Rock Jock “DJ Mann” chats with author Terry Whitney at BEATLEFEST Chicago 2017 about her book of Beatles related poetry and picture book called Any Rhyme At All.

Episode 396 Louise Harrison, Mistress Mr. Junior and Raven Gemini

Justine Hartel and Mike Preston talk about theater, theatrical education, acting and the performing arts and then Mistress Mr Junior does a live dance performance on the show. Mike Preston talks with Louise Harrison at Beatlefest 2016 in Chicago, Illinois USA. Raven Gemini talks about the burlesque Rollin Outta Here Naked produced by Vaudezilla which is a burlesque parody of The Big Lebowski. There is also a guest phone call from Ace Frehley.

Cast & Crew
Mike Preston
Justine Hartel
Mistress Mr. Junior
Raven Gemini
Tim Baker
Mike Heuel
Jimmy Perrino
James Hogan
Mark Bianchi