Mike LaFontaine: I worked some bills with a few Folkies, you know - "Put 'em in a cell with a long hose on him, put 'em in a cell with a long hose on him!" I used to say "If he's got a long enough hose, he's gonna have a lot of friends in the shower room." Folk audiences hated that joke. [after asking a part of the audience to neigh like horses] Mark Shubb: We're going to have to put saddles on those folks! Jerry Palter: [the map is packed on top of the car on the way into New York] So you were planning on studying it later, academically or something? Mike LaFontaine: [about the folk singers with the deputy mayor] Hey, where's the real mayor, wha' happened? Somebody shot the mayor, but they did not shoot the deputy. Terry Bohner: There was abuse in my family, but it was mostly musical in nature. Mitch Cohen: I would love to see this town in the autumn. I think Crabbeville in autumn would look quite magnificent. Leonard Crabbe: [Leonard shows Mitch his model trains] This whole area here is called Crabbe Town. We've got a brothel down there above the saloon. And right down there further along I'm thinking of building a French Quarter. I've actually got a bit of French blood. Mitch Cohen: I would love to see this town in the autumn. I think Crabbeville in autumn would look quite magnificent. I would have made tiny little leaves, oak, poplar, maple, chestnut, and spread them across the town of Crabbeville. Magnificent. Leonard Crabbe: It's Crabbe Town, not Crabbeville. David Kantor: In 1971, after the breakup of the Main Street Singers, Chuck Wiseman moved up to San Francisco where she started a retail business with his brothers Howard and Dell, the Three Wisemen's Sex Emporium. It was very successful for a year until they were sued over something having to do with a box of ben wah balls. Mitch Cohen: [while eating dinner] What is it you do, Leonard? For work? Leonard Crabbe: Oh, for work. I'm in the bladder management industry. I sell catheters. I have my own distribution company, Sure Flo Medical Appliances. You may have heard of it. It's actually named in tribute after my mother, her name was Florence. It's a growth industry, really, because one in three people over 60 either have a flaccid or a spastic bladder, so in a sense, every 13.5 seconds a new incontinent is born, as it were. People like you and I have what they call "leakage problems." They can be running, playing tennis, laughing, sneezing, anything. I mean, the good old constipation, you know. You have impacted fecal mass in your rectum, you find that pushing on your bladder... Mickey Crabbe: You know, this might make good dessert talk. Amber Cole:
Thank God for the model trains, you know? If they didn't have the model trains they wouldn't have gotten the idea for the big trains.
Leonard Crabbe: I'm a model train enthusiast. Amber Cole: Oh! That's great! [chuckles] Leonard Crabbe: Yes... sort of a whole layout in my basement. Very much a big passion for me, 'tis. Amber Cole: Yeah. Thank God for model trains. Leonard Crabbe: Oh, absolutely. Amber Cole: You know, if they didn't have the model train, they wouldn't have gotten the idea for the big trains. Jonathan Steinbloom: [referring to his mother] You could say she was overly protective - I just like to think she cared about me, which she did, a lot. And I was a member of the chess team and whenever we would have chess tournaments I had to wear a protective helmet, I had to wear a football helmet. Now who knows what she was thinking? Maybe she thought that we might have fallen maybe and impaled our heads on a pointy bishop or something, I don't know. Alan Barrows: And they had no hole in the center of the record. Mark Shubb: It would teeter crazily on the little spindle. Jerry Palter: No, you had to provide it yourself. They were still good records. Good product. Mark Shubb: If you punched a hole in them, you'd have a good time. Mark Shubb: To do then now would be retro. To do then then was very now-tro, if you will. Lawrence E. Turpin: All right, here's your giant banjo... Jonathan Steinbloom: Um-hmm. It's very flat. Lawrence E. Turpin: Well, it doesn't look flat from in the audience. Jonathan Steinbloom: It has basically, no dimension to it. Lawrence E. Turpin: Well, it's painted to look three dimensional. If you go back there, trust me... Jonathan Steinbloom: But it's not painted on the back. I'm looking at the back right now. Will you look with me for a minute? Lawrence E. Turpin: Why would it be... From the audience it's gonna look perfectly fine. And it looks three dimensional. Just go out there and take a peek. Jonathan Steinbloom: Well, is this the real furniture or is this the rehearsal furniture? Lawrence E. Turpin: Well, A it's not called furniture. It's a set. Jonathan Steinbloom: Uh-huhh... Lawrence E. Turpin: And it's painted this way. It looks completely three dimensional from the audience, if you just go out that way, Mr. Steinbloom. Jonathan Steinbloom: So this is the real furniture, and this is... Is this an actual street lamp? Lawrence E. Turpin: I'm sure it was at one time. Jonathan Steinbloom: Can you have an actual three dimensional object that represents the thing that it actually is, can that be next to something that it's pretending to be? Would that be okay? Lawrence E. Turpin:
Yes, it's perfectly fine. You know, I really don't have time to explain Stagecraft 101. This show starts in an hour. Now, every... everything is exactly the way you...