Todd Yasui: Behind the scenes of late night TV

http://media.blubrry.com/proudlyresents/p/proudlyresents.com/media/prp169a.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSBig 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.)…

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“Samurai Cop” – Matt Hannon Tells All

http://media.blubrry.com/proudlyresents/p/proudlyresents.com/media/prp163.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS“Samurai Cop” cop star, Matt Hannon,  sat at my dining room table for a candid, fascinating interview. Find out some of the shooting secrets to some of the great scenes. Why was Matt wearing a woman’s wig in parts of the film? Was Matt dead? And for how long? Matt opens up about his two real life felony convictions. Between shooting “Samurai Cop” and the eventual sequel Matt went to prison twice. He’s open up to what happened. Listen to our review of the film from back in…

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Jay Leno’s Buddy Cop Film

http://media.blubrry.com/proudlyresents/p/proudlyresents.com/media/prp162.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS“Collision Course” (1989) was an attempt to capitalize on the matinée idol, Jay Leno and teen heart-throb, Pat Morita. Jim Wise (writer “Mad TV,” “Tonight Show With Jay Leno”) recaps with me this cop movie disaster. Jim also talks about the Denzel Washington copflop “Ricochet.” Plot of Collision Course: A Japanese investigator (Morita) and a Detroit cop (Leno) team up to track down a stolen prototype turbocharger. Watch Trailer below!

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Sean Conroy Monkeys w/ “Dawn Of the Planet of the Apes”

http://media.blubrry.com/proudlyresents/p/proudlyresents.com/media/prp159.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSSean Conroy (“The Long Shot Podcast,” writer “Mr. Pickles”) and I talk about the #1 movie of the weekend, “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.” It’s filled with spoilers and mispronunciation. Listen to me call “apes,” “monkeys.” We talk about the incredible CGI, the interesting plot and the old school sexism. Sean and I know each other from our stand up days in the go-go 90’s. Please vote on the over under on when Sean Conroy will buy my first…

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“Cheerleader Ninjas”

http://media.blubrry.com/proudlyresents/p/proudlyresents.com/media/prp152.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS“Cheerleader Ninjas” is a spoof film that falls short. Playwright Robert Matsushita crosses over from his podcast to talk about this clunker. It’s a spoof movie with a couple of legit laughs. But it’s all over the place. A couple of people (Art Wheeler mostly) accidentally watched “Cheerleader Ninjas” instead of “Ninja Cheerleaders.” So this is a make up show.

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The Lloyd Kaufman Interview

http://media.blubrry.com/proudlyresents/p/proudlyresents.com/media/prp147.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSInterview with Troma honcho Lloyd Kaufman. He’s directed and produced some classic cult films like “Toxic Avenger” and “Terror Firmir.” Lloyd discusses the state of independent films today and 40 years of survival despite a “media blackout.”   Also– How to crush a head on film. Hint: Don’t use a watermelon. Never a watermelon. Listen HERE or on Itunes on Stitcher or RSS. If you like the show, share it on Facebook, Digg, Reddit, Twitter etc. Sign up for our mailing list (Look to the right).…

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“Christmas with the Kranks”

http://media.blubrry.com/proudlyresents/p/proudlyresents.com/media/prp144.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSTim Allen and Jamie Lee Curtis star in “Christmas with the Kranks.” It’s my brother’s favorite good/bad holiday film. Mike tells me all the time. I hear it all the time! Finally watched it. It’s a film about a couple who decide to not do Christmas, which is apparently illegal in their small white block.     Mike and I recap this Christmas crap with ho ho holiday cheer.Special guest: My niece Molly! She runs around and is just being cute.…

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“Dead Heat” W/ Katharine Heller & Myq Kaplan

http://media.blubrry.com/proudlyresents/p/proudlyresents.com/media/prp141.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSUn-dead cops solve their their own murders. Podcasters/comedians Myq Kaplan (Hang Out With Me)  and Katharine Heller (Tell the Bartender) recap “Dead Heat.”  Old man/host Adam Spiegelman (Proudly Resents) explains who the stars Joe Piscopo and Treat Williams are.

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The Toxic Avenger star spills his guts

Crazy behind the scenes stories from classic Troma films “The Toxic Avenger” and “Class of Nuke’em High” from actor Robert Pritchard.

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“Munchie” w/ MST3K”S Frank Conniff & Mark Malkoff

http://media.blubrry.com/proudlyresents/p/proudlyresents.com/media/prp136.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSComedians Mark Malkoff and Frank Conniff (MST3K) join me to review “Munchie.” Jennifer Love Hewitt‘s first film and one of Dom DeLuise‘s last. Bad puppets, old one liners, the hot foot and Arte Johnson – this film has it all… without the quality. We discuss this terrible film, classic failed NBC shows, my time with a comedy legend and all of Frank’s plugs. Listen to Frank talk about “Valley of the Dolls” and “Birdemic.”

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