Oh, Gilligan, not again!

The Professor could make a radio out of coconuts but he couldn’t fix the hole in the boat.

The Tank Riot podcast visits “Gilligan’s Island.”

Gilligan’s Island! The team takes a trip to a tropic isle of nostalgia to discuss Sherwood Schwartz’s great show, Gilligan’s Island. Whatever happened to Bob Denver, Dawn Wells, Russell Johnson, Alan Hale, Jim Backus, Tina Louise, Natalie Schafer and Charles Maxwell, anyway? Who’s Charles Maxwell? Well, sit right back and you’ll hear a tale… Also, Hot Tub Time Machine, a trip to the Mailbag, a contest winner and more!

Learn about what happened to S.S. Minnow passengers Bunny and the high school teacher. Plus hear the tank crew’s take on Ginger vs. Mary Ann!

The Gilligan’s Island Wikipedia page classifies episodes into five types: Life on the island, including building tools and structures using found materials; visitors to the island; dream sequences; news from the outside world that causes discord among the castaways; and the appearance of strange artifacts such as a World War II mine or a Mars rover. Sometimes I love Wikipedia.

“Segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever. “

“The legacy of the Wallace campaign is one that we wrestle with today.”

Slate’s Whistlestop podcast is a lively discussion of Presidential campaigns throughout history. The latest installment:

In 1968, Alabama Gov. George Wallace appealed to segregationists and blue-collar workers during his presidential bid as a third-party candidate.

Wallace set the state for the Republicans to peddle racism and ignorance for nearly 50 years.

And Donald Trump owes a lot to the Wallace playbook.

Captain Kirk wears loafers


William Shatner and Sherry Jackson celebrate the end of shooting of the “Star Trek” episode, “What are Little Girls Made Of?” Note Shatner’s feet.

Star Trek really got away with a lot. In the first few episodes of the first season, you’ve got Harry Mudd as a space-pimp with drug-using girls, the evil Captain Kirk trying to rape Yeoman Rand, and this episode, where a scientist discovers a planet filled with machines for making perfect, humanoid robots, and he says, “I’ll make a sexbot!”

From the book “These Are The Voyages, TOS, Season One,” by Marc Cushman and Susan Osborn.