Today, guest host Brent Bambury spoke to Joe Rhodes, the nephew of
Marjorie Nugent -- the subject of Richard Linklater's new dark comedy, Bernie
on a true story, the film stars Jack Black as Bernie Tiede, a beloved
small-town funeral director who ends up murdering an ornery wealthy
widow (Marjorie), played by Shirley MacLaine. After shooting her four
times in the back, Bernie ends up stuffing her in a freezer, where her
frozen body remained for nine months, while he spent her fortune.
film has been billed as a story "so unbelievable it must be true."
Indeed, Joe Rhodes' Aunt Marge really was found dead "on top of the
flounder and under the Marie Callender's chicken potpies, wrapped in a
Land's End sheet." Take a listen to the interview.