“The Daily Show” co-creator Madeleine Smithberg

https://media.blubrry.com/proudlyresents/p/proudlyresents.com/media/prp184.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | 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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Chuck Sklar – Star of Louis C.K.’s movie

https://media.blubrry.com/proudlyresents/p/proudlyresents.com/media/prp149.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSLouis C.K. released his 1998 art film “Tomorrow Night.” I talk to the star of the film, Chuck Sklar. Chuck talks about sitting in a bowl of ice cream for the role and working with a then unknown JB Smooth. Plus, what’s like to write jokes for Conan, Chris Rock, Bill Maher and George Lopez. Emmy Award winner Chuck Sklar is  also a great stand up  and wrote for “Everybody Hates Chris” and Co-created “Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell.”

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The Shadoe Stevens Interview -“TRAXX”

https://media.blubrry.com/proudlyresents/p/proudlyresents.com/media/prp143.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSYou recognize his voice, but you recognize his gun? Shadoe Stevens talks about the making of the cult classic “Traxx.” It’s a movie that you watch and ask, “Were the filmmakers on drugs?” According to Shadoe, they weren’t on drugs, just drunk. (The show doesn’t confirm that. We don’t know. We weren’t there.) But it sure looks it. We learn how a local pitch man can land a three picture deal. Also the shady birth of the LA radio station KROQ.…

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Neil Breen’s “I Am Here…. Now” w/ @AdamFelber

https://media.blubrry.com/proudlyresents/p/proudlyresents.com/media/prp058.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSNeil Breen’s (“Pass Thru”) second film is actually called “I Am Here….Now” (trailer below). It’s fantastic from the moment you notice the error in the title. In the title! This is a crazy movie. It opens with Jesu not Jesus coming from outer space in a paper weight (yep) to stop corruption and literally lay with a prostitute. Also this movie has an environmental message. This is one of the crazier movies we’ve reviewed on this show. Judith Benezra (TV’s Chuck) and Adam…

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Steven Seagal Chews Up Scenery and Pizza

https://media.blubrry.com/proudlyresents/p/proudlyresents.com/media/prp052.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS Steven Seagal is “The Glimmer Man.” Keenen Ivory Wayans is the poor guy stuck as his partner. Emmy winner Chris Regan (“Shatner Rules”) and Local Emmy loser Paul Sullivan (Sullybaseball.com) were forced to watch this movie. They are back with a full report. I walked out of this movie when it came out. And I saw it on a plane. Hello. But listener and former guest Bucky Sinister suggested the film. I’m a man of my word… but shit man……

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Dane Cook’s “Good Luck Chuck” With @AdamFelber

https://media.blubrry.com/proudlyresents/p/proudlyresents.com/media/prp010.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSTake the #1 comedian, a super hot actress, every movie cliche, fat jokes, ball biting penguins and then over-cooked (no pun intended).  Adam Felber (NPR) and actress Judith Benezra  join host Adam Spiegelman finding the unintentional funniest scenes. This film is about sex, so there’s frank talk about sex. Basically, if you are a teenager, hide this from your parents. If you are a parent and you are driving with the kids in the car with this on, turn it off.…

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Couples Retreat

https://media.blubrry.com/proudlyresents/p/proudlyresents.com/media/prp009.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSBonus! USA Network is premiering this movie on June 9th. To celebrate (& capitalize) I’m re-releasing the classic episode we did on the movie. The sound quality ain’t perfect, how dare you! Listen here or subscribe on Itunes! Vince Vaughn does his best Vince Vaughn in this place holder between films. Writer Bob Powers and actor Joe Mortimer join host Adam Spiegelman as they celebrate every misstep: Does Jon Favereau over think masturbating more than “Iron Man 2?” Is it a…

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