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TCBCast: An Unofficial Elvis Presley Fan Podcast

Oct 16, 2018

Viva Elvis! Viva Ann-Margret! Viva TCBCast! The conclusion of our review of 1964's Viva Las Vegas is here, featuring Ryan Droste! We discuss our takes on director George Sidney, Col. Parker's interference with production, and muses before diving into Song of the Week, in which all three decades of Elvis' career...


Oct 9, 2018

Justin & Gurdip are joined by Ryan Droste for a lively discussion of 1964's MGM film "Viva Las Vegas." Does the fiery chemistry between its leads and traditional musical lineage with director George Sidney help it hold up as one of Elvis' better films, or has the dated acting and weak plotting been overlooked for too...


Oct 2, 2018

What's the opposite of Viva? This week, Justin & Gurdip take a look at where the ironically short-lived 2010 Cirque production "Viva Elvis" went awry and where it succeeded. Justin makes an important correction regarding the newly discovered army home recordings, and for Song of the Week, Gurdip highlights an...


Sep 25, 2018

This week, Gurdip & Justin examine the musical career of Elvis' colleague Jerry Lee Lewis. From his days at SUN to his later country shift, could he ever shake his traditional rock roots to cross-genre success? During Song of the Week, Justin highlights a lengthy history behind one of Elvis' SUN singles, while...


Sep 18, 2018

Huge news for Elvis fans as a fellow Elvis fan makes a massive discovery of home recordings public, then Justin & Gurdip sit down with the collection of records Elvis left with Scotty Moore for an enlightening peek into the influence of these early records on Elvis' performing style. Out of pure coincidence, both of...