In this sixth installment of The Mank Files, Josh Mankiewicz answers even more questions from patreon listeners and plays a “who said it?” game with Kimberly and Katie. He also finally weighs in on some of the most pressing topics for A Date with Dateline friends. Such as: Is a hot dog a sandwich or what? How do you say “caramel” officially? And, does our pocket square fashion aficionado have any opinions of the interview apparel choices of his guests? We talk Secrets Resorts, Farmers Only.com and much more in this very very very special last segment of THE MANK FILES!
Monthly Archives: August 2018
The Pocket Square Prince returns! In this very personal episode of The Mank Files, Josh Mankiewicz dishes on his brother Ben, the complete lack of Dateline merchandise in the “biased and failing” NBC store, and we ask him some questions from Patreons! And speaking of failing, Mank unknowingly opens a long-standing wound on Katie’s soul that Kimberly wasn’t even aware existed. Will their friendship recover? It’s possible, but Kimberly probably needs to take Katie to Chili’s for apology appetizers.
Dateline Dames and Dukes, grab your eyebrow brushes and your completely unbending beliefs on a man’s guilt and join us for a supersized episode of A Date With Dateline! On the docket in this episode are recaps of Dateline’s Down the Back Staircase and Netflix’s The Staircase. Kimberly and Katie also take a very special on air phone call with a mystery couple who have their own strong opinions about what happened in a case with owls, escorts, Germany, flip flops and yet another Peterson. Please enjoy this sorta cerebral and certainly special episode of A Date with Dateline.
NBC Official Description:
In a new, two-hour Dateline, Dennis Murphy sits down with Michael Peterson in his first network television interview since his release from prison in 2011.
The Mank Files returns with it’s 4th installment- More Twisted Faith. Kimberly and Katie are lucky enough to get Josh Mankiewicz’s expert opinion on Dateline’s scandalous Twisted Faith episode . How was this pastor able to fool so many women, which of this cast of church-going characters declined their chance at a Dateline interview and really, what was Josh’s reaction to bringing people back from the dead as part of a highly unorthodox ministry program? Stay tuned after our very special Mank Files segment for a refresher course on just what the heck was going on in the Kimberly’s Favorites: Twisted Faith episode!
It’s that time again! Kimberly and Katie are happy to present the third installment of The Mank Files! Segment 3 is “The Favorite One” because Josh Mankiewicz opens up about, yes, you guessed it, the Dateline episode “The Favorite Son” (Season 26 Ep.11) . He discusses his new found friend Mickey, the ring, the cubic zirconia conundrum and more! If you are struggling to recall this tragic tale of family scandal, a recap of this episode is included at the end of the segment. Please enjoy this very, very special segment of The Mank Files!
Secrets in Pleasant Grove is a rare Kimberly’s AND Katie’s Favorites and it just aired again on Dateline NBC. It’s also launching our new Summer of Secrets Series! This episode has it all: a beauty queen, a literally unbelievable 911 call, a sinful religious pillar of the community, Keith spouting his special Keith poetry, a woman named Gypsy- launching the return of the infamous “mistress face”, and a murder in a bathtub with a trial battle for the ages. Was there something else you wanted from a Dateline classic? If so you might need to check yourself. And speaking of checking yourself, isn’t it time you check out Secrets resort? We hear the food and scandal is delicious! Please enjoy this very special, rare, and did we say special? episode of A Date with Dateline.
Official NBC Description:
A former beauty queen turns 50 and decides to have plastic surgery. The decision changes everything in her picture perfect life. Keith Morrison reports.