Host And Guest

Host and Guest - Steve Young



On this edition of Host and Guest, Rick is joined by comedy writer and industrial musical expert Steve Young. If you've never heard of industrial musicals, they are musicals that were created for corporate meetings/sales conferences and then records of the shows were given to attendees intended as a souvenir and never meant to be heard by the general public. For over three decades, Steve has collected and uncovered industrial musical records. The documentary Bathtubs Over Broadway revolves around Steve's interest in industrial musicals and celebrates the performers and creators of the musicals. Steve also co-wrote the book Everything's Coming Up Profits: The Golden Age of Industrial Musicals.In this episode, Steve shares how working as a writer for David Letterman led to his discovery of industrial musicals, what he loves about industrial musicals and what attendees can expect as Steve begins to tour his love show The Weird and Wonderful World of Industrial Musicals. Steve will be in Milwaukee at the Cooperag