Alan Sacks: Travolta to Punk Rock

An incredible interview with a man who went from co-creating "Welcome Back, Kotter" to going deep into the LA Punk scene to making Disney Movies

An incredible interview with a man who went from co-creating “Welcome Back, Kotter” to going deep into the LA Punk scene to making Disney Movies http://media.blubrry.com/proudlyresents/p/proudlyresents.com/media/prp189.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Play | RSSAlan Sacks co-created “Welcome Back, Kotter.” Alan Sacks gave John Travolta his big break. He produced films for the Disney Channel and the Jonas Brother. Most Recently, Alan Sacks managed the kid rock phenom ” .” But for me, he’s best known for the Ray Sharkey LA Punk Rock art house flick, duBeat-e-o. On the podcast, Alan Sacks…

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Burt Dubrow – The Ringmaster of Daytime Talk

http://media.blubrry.com/proudlyresents/p/proudlyresents.com/media/prp188.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Play | RSSBefore reality shows, there was something even crazier – Daytime Talk Shows. Burt Dubrow is the man behind some of the craziest moments on TV. Everyone from Cher to “Lesbian Nuns” to  “Feuding Sisters,” appeared on Sally Jessy Raphael. It was Burt Dubrow who brought them all to daytime TV.  He discovered Sally Jessy Raphael and Jerry Springer. Not only did Burt live through the craziest period of TV, he helped create it. Burt Dubrow talked to me from his office at his show,…

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“Miami Connection” Live! w/ Graham Elwood, Kathleen Wilhoite & Susanna Brisk

http://media.blubrry.com/proudlyresents/p/proudlyresents.com/media/prp187.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Play | RSSGraham Elwood (“Comedy Film Nerds”) & Susanna Brisk (“MILF Code”) proudly resent the cult classic, “Miami Connection.” They join me at the Hollywood Improv Lab for a live show for a very few (select) people. The great Kathleen Wilhoite covers one of the terrible “songs” from “Miami Connection.” She also sings the song that she did in the movie “RoadHouse.” Yes, that “RoadHouse.” Hear Kathleen spill the beans on the onset drinking and drugging on a previous episode with Joel Stein.  Back to…

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Tommy Wiseau Revealed in “Room Full of Spoons”

On a special joint Proudly Resents/Projection Booth crossover, Mike White joins Adam to talk about Room Full of Spoons, a documentary from Rick Harper that chronicles the making and impact of Tommy Wiseau's magnum opus, The Room.

On a special joint Proudly Resents/Projection Booth crossover, Mike White joins Adam to talk about Room Full of Spoons, a documentary from Rick Harper that chronicles the making and impact of Tommy Wiseau’s magnum opus, The Room.http://media.blubrry.com/proudlyresents/p/proudlyresents.com/media/prp186a.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Play | RSS Tommy Wiseau made a movie so bad, there’s a 2 hour doc about it. And there are two 45 minute podcast about the doc. On a special joint Proudly Resents/Projection Booth crossover, Mike White joins Adam to talk about Room Full of Spoons, a documentary from Rick…

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You’re Pittying the Wrong Fool, Fool

Variety’s website put up a picture of actor/comedian David Alan Grier with a caption meant for role model, Mr. T. It’s hard to say if it was a human error or something is wrong with their Geosites site or something. But still, catch those errors. One guy has a very recognizable haircut, he’s pretty unique. Let’s talk about the article, it was about Food Network trying to reach younger audiences by doing shows with comedians. Who are the bridges to the young kids? They hired the great Arsenio Hall and DAG.…

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John Pierson -“Clerks,” “She’s Gotta Have It,” “Slacker” and More

http://media.blubrry.com/proudlyresents/p/proudlyresents.com/media/prp185.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Play | RSSThe man that brought you “Slacker,” “Clerks,” “Thin Blue Line” and “Go Fish” comes on the podcast to talk about the golden age of indie film – the 80’s. John Pierson talks about negotiating, finding new films, dealing with film makers and more. He tells his story of making a place for himself in the indie film scene in his great book, “Spike, Mike, Slackers and Dykes.” This book is filled with great stories. Instead of having JohnPierson just repeat them,…

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“The Daily Show” co-creator Madeleine Smithberg

http://media.blubrry.com/proudlyresents/p/proudlyresents.com/media/prp184.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Play | RSS “The Daily Show” co-creator, Madeleine Smithberg talks about her amazing career in TV. From  Late Night With David Letterman to life after co-creating and running “The Daily Show.” Madeleine give a lot of insight to the creative part of TV as well the harsh business practices. Talks about Jon Stewart changing the work atmosphere at “The Daily Show,” how she got David Spade to stop doing fat actress jokes and why Bloomberg TV rejected a very funny Julie Klasner. She tells…

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You’ll never guess how this actor got on CSI

http://media.blubrry.com/proudlyresents/p/proudlyresents.com/media/prp183.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Play | RSSWhile some out of work actors spend their days in coffee shops or on Playstation, Feikamoh Massaquoi is literally hitting the streets. I see him in front the entrance of the Warner Brothers Studio lot. Many people pass him everyday. Writers, producers, actors, accountants, set designers and most importantly casting agents. While we’ve never heard of an actor picketing for a role. After looking him up, I decided to say hi and see what his deal was. I didn’t have too much…

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“Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas” Live w/@JimmyPardo, @ToddLevin and @SharonHouston

http://media.blubrry.com/proudlyresents/p/proudlyresents.com/media/prp182.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Play | RSSJimmy Pardo,  Todd Levin  (Conan) and comedian Sharon Houston  (Punk’d) rip apart the worst Christmas movie ever made, “Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas.” Listen to more Christmas movie reviews Itunes  or RSS.

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“Boiler Room” Small Time Scorsese

http://media.blubrry.com/proudlyresents/p/proudlyresents.com/media/prp181.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Play | RSSBoiler Room, the Vin Deisel/Ben Affleck sausage fest, is proudly resented by Shawn Marek (Sideshow Network hot shot). We talk about the movie, lots of nerd stuff, the best Batman show on TV and Shawn and I compare telemarketing stories. I can’t remember the book where I read the interview with the director of this movie. I know I told you to come to the show notes for them. I ain’t got it. So sue me. (Please don’t, it will be a…

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