Kliph Nesteroff Presents "a portal into a previously unseen world" - The Guardian
"Invaluable" - The Onion AV Club
"Important" - John Hodgman, The Daily Show
Eerily appropriate that the opening still in the first YouTube--the gentleman with the bass fiddle--is Mitch Jayne of the Dillards (the bluegrass band who played the Darling Family). Mitch, passed away at age 80 on August 2. He was a wonderfully gifted comic emcee for the band, co-writer of a number of their songs, and a talented prose writer as well.
Since there was no text commentary on the show, I thought I'd add the following semi-topical information. The bluegrass band used as "The Darlings" on the show were an actual recording group, The Dillards. Mitch Jayne, the bass player pictured in the first freeze-frame of the YouTube link, passed away on the second of this month.
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