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The Neighborhood Archive Podcast

Episode 0032: 50 Years of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

Recorded: 05/03/2018
Published: 05/11/2018
Length: 00:53:04
Guests: Danny LaBrecque, Eric Scales, Aaron Schuelke, Greg Sorvig
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A round-table discussion of the events celebrating the 50th anniversary of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood as well as a reflection on some favorite Neighborhood memories.

Episode 0031: David Newell

Recorded: 07/28/2017
Published: 08/05/2017
Length: 00:50:47
Guests: David Newell
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Longtime Neighborhood Archive friend Guy Hutchinson speaks with David Newell as part of the 2017 Florida Supercon.

Episode 0030: WWFRD?

Recorded: 04/19/2016
Published: 04/20/2016
Length: 01:05:53
Guests: Dr. Junlei Li
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Dr. Junlei Li of the Fred Rogers Center joins Aaron and Tim for a discussion about WWFRD (What Would Fred Rogers Do?), how the Neighborhood helps families to talk about social issues, and Fred Rogers' "steely resolve."

Episode 0029: David Smith

Recorded: 02/15/2016
Published: 02/24/2016
Length: 00:25:46
Guests: David M. Smith
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Tim visits with David Smith who worked on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood in the position of Assistant Art Director throughout the early-mid 1970s.

Episode 0028: Danny Joe's Treehouse

Recorded: 02/21/2016
Published: 02/23/2016
Length: 00:28:57
Guests: Danny LaBrecque
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Tim and Aaron are joined by Danny LaBrecque -- creator and host of Treehouse with Danny LaBrecque. Very much behind Danny and his efforts to "bring a human voice back to children's media," we briefly chat about his current Kickstarter campaign seeking to bring Treehouse to a larger audience.

Episode 0027: Sesame Street Crossovers

Recorded: 06/17/2015
Published: 06/18/2015
Length: 00:51:33
Guests: Guy Hutchinson
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Tim and Aaron are joined by long-time Neighborhood Archive friend Guy Hutchinson for a fun-filled and inquisitive conversation about cross-over occurrences between Mister Rogers' Neighborhood and Sesame Street as well as Guy's upcoming book Sesame Place -- a look back at the 35 year history of Pennsylvania's Sesame Street theme park.

Episode 0026: Bob Brown

Recorded: 06/06/2015
Published: 06/06/2015
Length: 00:54:47
Guests: Bob Brown
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Tim is joined by talented puppeteer and one-time resident of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, Bob Brown. In this light-hearted and fun interview, Mr. Brown shares memories of his time on the Neighborhood and talks about his career in puppetry.

Episode 0025: Peaceful Neighbor

Recorded: 04/17/2015
Published: 04/17/2015
Length: 00:34:55
Guests: None
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The Neighborhood Archive podcast comes back from a year-and-a-half hiatus to welcome Aaron as the new co-host for a quick discussion of the recently published book Peaceful Neighbor: Discovering the Countercultural Mister Rogers.

Episode 0024: Scrapbook

Recorded: 11/14/2013
Published: 11/23/2013
Length: 01:04:44
Guests: Danny LaBrecque
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Tim is joined by Danny LaBrecque -- host of Danny Joe's Treehouse and creator of a new project, Scrapbook. Listen in as we talk about his work, greatly influenced by Fred Rogers, to support the social-emotional needs of children.

Episode 0023: Mister Rogers Swings!

Recorded: 11/03/2013
Published: 11/05/2013
Length: 00:17:44
Guests: Holly Yarbrough
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Tim talks with the talented Holly Yarbrough about her musical background, her passion for helping others, and her tribute and dedication to Mister Rogers through Mister Rogers Swings!.

Episode 0022: Judy Rubin

Recorded: 10/06/2013
Published: 10/09/2013
Length: 00:46:59
Guests: Judy Rubin
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Tim talks with well-renowned art therapist and film-maker Judy Rubin about her career and the time she spent as the Neighborhood "art lady" in the late 1960s.

Episode 0021: A Visit to the Neighborhood Set

Recorded: 06/21/2013
Published: 06/21/2013
Length: 00:36:07
Guests: Lawrence Martin
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Tim talks with Lawrence Martin who candidly shares his memories of a visit he made to the Neighborhood set in 1991 during the filming of portions of Episode 1641.

Episode 0020: A Hypothetical Neighborhood Film

Recorded: 06/10/2013
Published: 06/10/2013
Length: 00:48:11
Guests: Guy Hutchinson & Matt Donoho
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Tim talks with Guy Hutchinson and Matt Donoho about a potential Mister Rogers feature film that will probably never happen.

Episode 0019: Bert Lloyd

Recorded: 01/03/2013
Published: 01/03/2013
Length: 00:37:02
Guests: Bert Lloyd
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Tim talks with Pastor Bert Lloyd-- the Neighborhood of Make-Believe's Mr. Allmine -- about his Neighborhood experience and his career as a musician and pastor.

Episode 0018: Our Small World, Part 3

Recorded: 10/13/2012
Published: 10/14/2012
Length: 00:15:06
Guests: None
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Tim shares the final part of the book Our Small World. Topics include Lady Elaine Fairchilde and X the Owl. To view images mentioned in this episode, visit the Neighbohrood Archive Blog.

Episode 0017: Our Small World, Part 2

Recorded: 10/13/2012
Published: 10/13/2012
Length: 00:15:38
Guests: None
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Tim shares the second part of the book Our Small World. Topics include King Friday XIII and Grandpere. To view images mentioned in this episode, visit the Neighbohrood Archive Blog.

Episode 0016: Our Small World, Part 1

Recorded: 10/12/2012
Published: 10/12/2012
Length: 00:18:20
Guests: None
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Tim shares the first part of the book Our Small World. Topics include the nuts and bolts of the book and Daniel Striped Tiger. To view images mentioned in this episode, visit the Neighbohrood Archive Blog.

Episode 0015: Audrey Roth

Recorded: 09/30/2012
Published: 10/01/2012
Length: 00:27:31
Guests: Audrey Roth
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Tim talks with Aurdrey Roth -- the Neighborhood of Make-Believe's Miss Paulificate -- about her Neighborhood experience and her many other glamourous accomplishments. NOTE: Due to poor sound quality, a transcription of this episode is available to help you better enjoy this conversation.

Episode 0014: Eliot Daley

Recorded: 09/15/2012
Published: 09/15/2012
Length: 00:56:59
Guests: Eliot Daley
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Tim talks with former President of Small World Enterprises and one-time Executive Vice-President of Family Communications Inc., Eliot Daley.

Episode 0013: Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Recorded: 09/07/2012
Published: 09/07/2012
Length: 00:38:15
Guests: Guy Hutchinson
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Guy joins Tim for some discussion following the first week of Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood.

Episode 0012: Dancing in the Neighborhood

Recorded: 09/04/2012
Published: 09/05/2012
Length: 00:23:28
Guests: Sam Weber
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Tim is joined by award-winning performing artist Sam Weber for a discussion of tap dance, kicking chairs, and Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.

Episode 0011: Neighborhood Favorites

Recorded: 06/01/2012
Published: 06/01/2012
Length: 00:57:47
Guests: Eric Scales
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Eric joins Tim for a discussion of Neighborhood favorites, the Christmas special, and Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood.

Episode 0010: I'm Proud of You

Recorded: 04/26/2012
Published: 04/27/2012
Length: 00:38:37
Guests: Tim Madigan
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Tim talks with Tim Madigan -- author of I'm Proud of You: My Friendship With Fred Rogers.

Episode 0009: Mister Rogers & Me

Recorded: 01/14/2012
Published: 01/14/2012
Length: 00:28:31
Guests: Benjamin Wagner
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Tim talks with Benjamin Wagner -- writer and producer of Mister Rogers & Me.

Episode 0008: The Santa Claus Episode

Recorded: 12/20/2011
Published: 12/20/2011
Length: 00:30:43
Guests: Eric Scales
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Eric and Tim lead into the Christmas holiday with a discussion of Episode 1261 in which much of the plot revolves around Santa Claus.

Episode 0007: A Thanksgiving Greeting

Recorded: 11/22/2011
Published: 11/22/2011
Length: 00:01:48
Guests: None
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A brief Thanksgiving greeting from the Neighborhood Archive.

Episode 0006: Mister Rogers Mix Tape

Recorded: 07/29/2011
Published: 07/29/2011
Length: 00:31:05
Guests: Scott Shilbe
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Tim and Scott discuss the songs they would choose if given the task of making a Mister Rogers mix tape for a friend to communicate the significance of Fred Rogers music.

Episode 0005: The Voices of Prince Tuesday

Recorded: 07/15/2011
Published: 07/15/2011
Length: 00:11:20
Guests: None
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A quick listen to the various voices of Prince Tuesday from throughout the span of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.

Episode 0004: Neighborhood Archive Updates

Recorded: 05/29/2011
Published: 05/29/2011
Length: 00:10:48
Guests: None
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Tim talks about some major changes to the Neighborhood Archive including the relocation of the blog and the addition of a message board.

Episode 0003: Tomorrow on the Children's Corner

Recorded: 05/13/2011
Published: 05/13/2011
Length: 00:22:48
Guests: None
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Tim takes a look at the 1950s LP Tomorrow on the Children's Corner and in the process refers to many tracks by inaccurate names.

Episode 0002: King Friday XIII Celebrates

Recorded: 04/08/2011
Published: 04/09/2011
Length: 00:32:46
Guests: Eric Scales
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Eric and Tim break down the King Friday XIII Celebrates LP from the late 1960's. After recording our hour-long conversation, Tim attempted to cut it down to a more listenable half-hour. Unfortunately, in doing so, the finished product seems a bit choppy at times. Apologies for that as well as the continuous pen-clicking.

Episode 0001: The Neighborhood Archive

Recorded: 03/19/2011
Published: 03/29/2011
Length: 00:34:39
Guests: Eric Scales
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In this first episode, Tim spends some time talking with frequent Neighborhood Archive contributor Eric as they discuss the history of the blog, childhood memories of Mister Rogers, and episodes of the Neighborhood program they would like to see made available on Amazon.

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