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Men in Charge Season 11, Episode 3: Getting Back to the Entrails

For this gutsy little episode, Tony and Kevin try to overcome 11th-season lassitude by following the trail back to their entrails, and then getting lost, bewildered because this episode has five segments rather than the usual three? How did this happen? It’s too early to say. Anyway, first is a commercial for “Big Nell’s Savings & Loan Food Truck,” her traveling money laundering service. If you’re accosted by Big Nell when you’re driving around, it's just better to hand over your wallet. Next is a story from our underpaid writer and performer Scott Herrick, who remembers yet another unfortunate incident from his bus driving days. After, a commercial from Soft Butter Technologies®. Is your butter too hard to spread? Our new sponsor has the answer. Fourthly, another story from Scott about some Christmas mistreatment when he was a teenager, and finally, “RV Rapture 6: The Satanic Lemon,” when Margaret is lured into Beelzebub Motors to look at a new RV, and she comes out with a Demon Gerbil.

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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
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.