Todd Yasui: Behind the scenes of late night TV

Big time TV producer, Todd Yasui is the guest today. Todd was the Executive Producer of “Late Late Show” with Kilborne and Ferguson. He was also my boss on “The Queen Latifah Show.” It’s amazing to learn that he got his first job by cold calling the infamous Helen Kushnick of the “The Tonight Show.” Todd gets into detail about his the early chaotic days of that show. It’s the truth behind “The Late Shift.” (Ok, the book was pretty close.)

Todd is very open and frank. if you love backstage showbiz stories, this is the show for you. Todd also talks about fighting with Steven Segal and we discuss our experience dealing with Bill Cosby as the allegations began.

Check out Bonus Yasui! Todd tells us his 3 must see cult movies.

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Bobcat Goldthwait Gets Loud


(Part 2)Bobcat Goldthwait (“God Bless America”) opens up about his rise to stardom at a young age. His first time on Letterman. His unique choices of movies. Most importantly, his obsession w/ C**k-blocking.
This ain’t your daddy’s interview! Unless I’m your daddy. Then it is. And I’m sorry I wasn’t around more.

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“God Bless America”, “Shakes the Clown”, “Police Academy”, “Sleeping Dogs Lie,”, “Windy City Heat.”
Bobcat is a great guy and a good friend. He came in and opened up and was completely honest about his films, fans and life. Actually he was so open that I’ve split this up into to parts. Listen to part 1 proudlyresents.com/bobcat1.

Bobcat Goldthwait talks “Shakes the Clown”

(part 1)Bobcat Goldthwait’s latest “God Bless America” is only his fourth film as writer and director and in one of the most unusual film careers imaginable. Bobcat talks about how he cast and made “Shakes the Clown” and what major director gave it a shout out. We also address the time he was dead, why he made the “Police Academy” and talking horse movies, “Keith and the Girl,” Tom Cruise, getting into Sundance and his other great films, “Wold’s Greatest Dad,” “Sleeping Dogs Lie,” and of the great “Windy City Heat.”

BUY ANY OF HIS FILMS BY CLICKING ON THE TITLE. (The show will get a piece of the action!)

Bobcat is a great guy and a good friend. He came in and opened up and was completely honest about his films, fans and life. Actually he was so open that I’ve split this up into to parts. Next Wednesday I’ll put up part 2.

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