Breakthrough Entertainment’s Ricki and the Sheep Show (Airdate: Aug. 8, 2015)

Ricki and the Sheep ShowBreakthrough Entertainment celebrates the releases of “Ricki and the Flash” and “Shaun the Sheep.” Guests include sheep farmer Cheryl Griset, author Lisa Jakub and Meryl Streep fan and former sheep farmer Dorris Markovic. Eric and Kathleen also cook up a scrumptious shepherd’s pie without breaking the bank with the debut of Budget Bistro while other films featured include “Boulevard,” “Dark Places,” “The Gift” and “The Runner.” (Download MP3)

Segment 1 – Opening/Reviews: “Ricki and the Flash” and “Shaun the Sheep”

Segment 2 – Soundbite Spotlight: Meryl Streep, Mamie Gummer, Rick Springfield and Jonathan Demme (“Ricki and the Flash”)

Segment 3 – Interview: Sheep Farmer Cheryl Griset (Schafwolle Ranch)

Segment 4 – Listener Call: Bobbi/Dave’s Political Musings

Segment 5 – Reviews: “The Runner” and “Boulevard”

Segment 6 – Interview: Author Lisa Jakub (“You Look Like That Girl: A Child Actor Stops Pretending and Finally Grows Up”)

Segment 7 – Interview: Meryl Streep Fan and Former Sheep Farmer Dorris Markovic

Segment 8 – Budget Bistro: Shepherd’s Pie

Segment 9 – Reviews: “Dark Places” and “The Gift”/Picks of the Week

Full Show (Segments 1-9)

Joseph J. Airdo

Joseph J. Airdo is a film critic, producer and on-air personality for Breakthrough Entertainment, a talk radio show airing 10-11 a.m. Saturdays on KPHX 1480 AM and that shines a spotlight on the practical perspectives of the topics and themes explored in movies. He has a pet duck named Frozen who is as opinionated about movies as he is. E-mail him at

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