EPISODE 9 OF “DETROIT VS. DETROITERS” WITH COMEDIAN NORM STULZ IS NOW AVAILABLE

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Comedy, Radio
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Veteran Detroit comedian Norm Stulz joins Mike Geeter and Seth Resler to talk about the ninth episode of Comedy Central’s Detroiters.

Here’s what they discussed:
-Actress Lea Ledesma was our guest on the previous podcast episode.
-Toughskins were a line of jeans sold by Sears with reinforced knees.
-Guest actor Larry Joe Campbell is a Second City Detroit alum.
-Hudson’s was a department store chain based in Detroit.
-Big Hank Cramblin was played by WWE Hall of Famer Kevin Nash.
-Better Made Chips are a key account in this episode.
-Here’s a list that ranks the Faygo flavors from worst to best.
-Towne Club is a popular local soda.
-The meeting with the Downriver Ale rep takes place at Top of the Pontch, formerly the Hotel Pontchatrain.
-Temple Bar makes another appearance in this episode.
-Norm got a pharmaceutical degree from Wayne State University.
-Is the Wayne County Insane Asylum a reference to Northville or Eloise?
-The scene with the orderlies was a reference to the 1987 Fat Boys movie Disorderlies.
-Big Hank’s wishlist includes visits to defunct Detroit landmarks, including the Lindell AC, Chin Tiki, Boblo Island Amusement Park, Michigan Theatre, the Pontiac Silverdome, and Old Tiger Stadium.
-Norm got his start at Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle.
-Norm came up with comedian Tim Allen.
-Mike appeared on Kelly & Company with his ex-wife.

-Trivia:
Q: Which U.S. president was assassinated by a Detroiter?
A: President William McKinley (assassinated by Leon Cszolgosz in Buffalo, New York).

-Norm’s Recommendations:
Food: Telway Hamburger System and Daly Restaurant
Drink: Tom’s Tavern
Entertainment: The Palace