Bob and Ray Go to the Dogs
I think it's always the right time for a bit of Bob and Ray, and we haven't had any from the two good fellows for a while. There's voluminous material of them on radio, and in most ways that's the best way to hear them, letting you imagine the lunacy of the worlds they created. But there's just something so warmly reassuring when watching them in their perfect, deadpan, trusting faces full of decency, and believability that makes seeing them ideal in its own way.
This is early Bob and Ray. Oddly, early Bob & Ray isn't a whole lot different than late Bob and Ray. It isn't that they didn't advance -- it's that they got it right at the first, and kept mining the nuances out of it. All proper, since Bob and Ray are all about those nuances, which is the polite word for "insane quirks."
The were able to make the normal seem bizarre, like the man who had a business making handmade paperclips -- and made the bizarre seem normal. Like here, their look at at an interview with a Dog Psychiatrist
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Robert J. Elisberg is a political commentator, screenwriter, novelist, tech writer and also some other things that I just tend to keep forgetting.
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