“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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“Solarbabies” by Mel Brooks? W/ Christian Finnegan

http://media.blubrry.com/proudlyresents/p/proudlyresents.com/media/prp046.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Play | RSSSolarbabies was produced by Mel Brook’s film company. Comedian Christian Finnegan (“Best Week Ever”) joins us to talk about that classic 80’s post apocalyptic thriller… no not that one… the other one…no other other one…  “Solarbabies!”  Watch the movie here. “Solarbabies” is film where orphans roller skate on sand and pray to a glowing bowling ball. (Well, when you put it that way, the movie sounds silly.) Lots of great actors got their start in “Solarbabies,” (James Legros, Luca Hass, Adrian Pasdar,…

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