So our local NPR affiliate got rid of Talk of the Nation, presumably because it was too expensive to carry. I’m not complaining, as it was kind of a needless program, and I’m never typically all that enthused about the opinions of the unwashed masses, even if they are public radio listeners.
But I love love love this particular show: great pep talks!
It’s the make-or-break movie moment: Backstage, before the starlet’s big debut. In the locker room at halftime, when the underdogs are down. Headed into battle, outnumbered 10 to one.
Just as the music swells, a brave soul steps forward and delivers the game-changing pep talk. Talk of the Nation movie buff Murray Horwitz has a whole list of pivotal pep talks on film.
They definitely skipped this one, from Stripes, which is bloody spectacular —