Blessed with a commanding, blast-it-to-the-back-of-the-room voice, the 23-year-old Lydia Loveless was raised on a family farm in Coshocton, Ohio—a small weird town with nothing to do but make music. With a dad who owned a country music bar, Loveless often woke up with a house full of touring musicians scattered on couches and floors. When she got older, in the time-honored traditions of teenage rebellion, she turned her back on these roots, moved to the city (Columbus, OH) and immersed herself in the punk scene, soaking up the musical and attitudinal influences of everyone from Charles Bukowski to Richard Hell to Hank III.
The up and coming alt-country star, Lydia Lovelss and her band took the stage at Otterbein University to play a few songs on the show and talk about her roots.
Derek Waters is the creator of Drunk History, which began as a series of online shorts that garnered millions of views on YouTube and Funny or Die. Drunk History: Douglass & Lincoln, starring Will Ferrell and Don Cheadle, premiered at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival and won the award for Best American Short. As an actor, Waters' credits include the Farrelly Brothers' comedy Hall Pass, a recurring role on the ABC sitcom Suburgatory, and guest starring roles on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia and The Middle.
Michael and Derek chat soberly about history, memory and the inebriated collision of the two.
Poundstone regales about her past and path of life from Huntsville, Sudbury to her current life with children and 'more than a dozen cats.' Then Paula and Michael connect and converse on comedy, politics, the comedy of politics and more!