690 Maulik Pancholy is ready to defend Jack from you, Liz Lemon! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Maulik Pancholy, actor, "30 Rock," "Whitney," "Weeds"   It’s war between TGS Show producer Liz Lemon and NBC suit Jack Donaghy’s assistant Jonathan! As Jonathan, Maulik Pancholy’s moments on the show have shown how much an actor can do in a confined space; have we ever seen Jonathan anywhere beyond the 20 feet... Continue Reading →

672 Captain Awesome swells with fatherly pride! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Ryan McPartlin, actor, "Chuck" One of the cool aspects of NBC’s spy rom-com “Chuck” is that it has survived on the Peacock long enough for every recurring character to get a moment to shine. Jeff and Lester have their band. Ellie has a heart. Casey has a daughter. The General has, well, okay,... Continue Reading →

573 Don’t be sedated before finishing I Slept with Joey Ramone PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Legs McNeil, co-author, I Slept with Joey Ramone: A Punk Rock Family Memoir   Joey Ramone wasn’t really Joey Ramone. Most people know that the “Ramones” name was for the stage, although few sought out and became their stage persona more completely than the former Jeffry Hyman, a spindly, troubled boy from Queens.... Continue Reading →

30 Rock’s Grizz Chapman enjoys spotlight in season finale! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Grizz Chapman, actor, "30 Rock"   There may be at least three weddings figuring into tonight’s season finale of “30 Rock” on NBC, which airs at 9:30 p.m.: • Tracy and Dotcom are arguing over which one of them will be best man for Grizz. • Bride-to-be Cirie wants Liz Lemon to wear... Continue Reading →

562 Invade the privacy of Vimeo GM Dae Mellencamp? Not me! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Everybody knows what YouTube is. Viral videos, 10 minutes or less in length, uploaded by everyone from the broadcast networks to your neighbor’s cell phone. But, contrary to popular belief, it’s not the only treasure chest of video entertainment and wonder. Take, for example, Vimeo. It’s a Youtube alternative with a cleaner user interface, easy... Continue Reading →

560 Black slavery novel ‘Wench’ brings out anger, frustration in readers! PODCAST INTERVIEW

How many novels have you ever read that actually upset you? Moved you, frustrated you, left you unsure how you felt about the story itself? That’s the way I felt reading Dolen Perkins-Valdez’s first novel, Wench. I read a lot of books—it comes with the territory when they call you Mr. Media. But this novel... Continue Reading →

543 80 comedians walk into a bar… wind up in film, I Am Comic! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Jordan Brady, filmmaker, I Am Comic   Jordan Brady has been on stage, told the jokes, suffered the hecklers and luxuriated in the belly laughs. He also knows the pitfalls of standup comedy and comedians. So who better to chronicle their lives than one of their own? I just finished watching I Am... Continue Reading →

Following X-Men, Shawn Ashmore gets Frozen all over. Again! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Shawn Ashmore, actor, "X-Men," Frozen   When Billy Bob Thornton was on this show a few years ago, I figured I was one Kevin Bacon degree removed from my first X-Man—Halle Berry. When today is done, I’ll still be one degree of separation away from Storm, but I’ll have interviewed my first real... Continue Reading →

536 My favorite writer of the 20th century: Nick Tosches talks shop! INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Nick Tosches, author, Hellfire, Power On Earth, Dino (AUTHOR'S NOTE: I recently found this typewritten story in my files from July 25, 1985. Probably produced on my Apple IIc! I believe it was a freelance piece I wrote for the St. Petersburg Times when I was writing most of the paper's pop music... Continue Reading →

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