Blu-ray Boutique: Episode 42 – Les Blank Documentaries: Part 2

Hosts Rosalie Lewis and Tim Rosenberger return to the world of director and documentarian Les Blank with a look at five short docs: Hot Pepper (1973), Always for Pleasure (1978), Garlic Is as Good as Ten Mothers (1980), Sprout Wings and Fly (1983), and In Heaven There Is No Beer? (1984). Join them as they delve into music, New Orleans, garlic, fiddles, and everyone’s favorite musical genre, POLKA! All five documentaries are available through The Criterion Collection’s boxset Les Blank: Always for Pleasure.

Written by Tim Rosenberger

Tim Rosenberger is a Midwest journalist with a passion for film, a Star Trek phaser in the bathroom, and a last name that’s always spelled wrong. He’s a lover of all film genres and time periods but does lean towards pre-1960s movies, with a particular love for the ‘30s and ‘40s. A film blogger, video reviewer and podcaster in his spare time, he lives with his wife, a cat who hates him, and his adorable and way cuter than your child daughter.

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