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Men in Charge Season 11, Episode 2: Fifty-five Nostrils

In this episode, Kevin and Tony lay out strong arguments for why CGI creatures—to be realistic—need many more nostrils than are currently afforded them, especially knuckle nostrils. As for the nostrilly segments, first up is “Antiques Sideshow,” where the gullible bring their valuables and dishonest currency conversion prevails. Next is the second in the “Faculty Meetings” series. This time, the faculty try to figure out how to deal with parents who don’t what their children to be upset with a lot of knowledge and truth. The football coach has a solution. Finally, “RV Rapture 5,” in which God Crunches the Numbers and determines that our hapless former RV owners, Fred and Margaret, must spend their days on Earth in an electric Mazda, an excellent car but very short on extra nostrils.

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Tony Flinn, known around the model railroad track in his basement as “Professor of English, Emeritus,” recently retired from Eastern Washington University to age in place, like an old car up on blocks in the barn, convenient for climbing behind the wheel and saying “Vroom! Vroom!” He and his co-host and co-producer, Kevin Decker, have been writing and performing in “Men in Charge” since probably 2014, or even earlier, depending on whether you’re using the Julian or Gregorian calendar.
Kevin Decker, Professor of Philosophy, was left holding the bag when Tony Flinn recently retired from Eastern Washington University. That bag was full of cats. At first, he thought they were cute, but then they woke up and started mauling him. It turned out that the cats were mountain lion cubs, often referred to incorrectly as “cougars.” One had rabies. From his now-permanent hospital bed, Kevin writes for and co-produces “Men in Charge,” the title of which may or may not be ironic