Featured Interviews

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Mick Foley (born June 7, 1965) is a retired American professional wrestler, author, comedian, actor, voice actor and former color commentator. He has worked for many wrestling promotions, including WWE, World Championship Wrestling (WCW), Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), as well as numerous promotions in Japan. Foley was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame on April 6, 2013.

 

Bernie Kopell (born June 21, 1933) is an American television character actor best known for his role as Dr. Adam Bricker (“Doc”) in The Love Boat. Kopell. He appeared on numerous TV programs including Get Smart, That Girl, Lancelot Link: Secret Chimp and The Jack Benny Show.

Andy Richter (born October 28, 1966) is an American actor, writer, comedian, and late night talk show announcer. He is best known for his role as the sidekick of Conan O’Brien on each of the host’s programs: Late Night and The Tonight Show on NBC, and Conan on TBS. He is also known for his voice work in the Madagascar films and for starring in the sitcoms Quintuplets, Andy Richter Controls the Universe, and Andy Barker, P.I..

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Rob Corddry (born February 4, 1971) is an American actor and comedian. He is known for his work as a former correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and for his starring role in the comedy film Hot Tub Time Machine. He is also the creator and star of Childrens Hospital, which is currently airing new episodes on the Adult Swim network.



David L. Lander (born June 22, 1947) is an American actor, comedian, composer, musician, and baseball scout. David has also worked as the Goodwill Ambassador for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
He is best known for his portrayal of Squiggy on the sitcom Laverne & Shirley.

 



Dean Cameron (born December 25, 1962) is an American television and film actor. He is best known for his role as Francis “Chainsaw” Gremp in the 1987 Mark Harmon comedy Summer School.
Dean starred in the television series Fast Times and They Came from Outer Space (1990.)
He has made appearances on The Facts of Life, ALF, My Sister Sam, Will & Grace, ER, and Felicity.

James Urbaniak (born September 17, 1963) is an Obie winning American actor. He has also been acclaimed for his acting in the films Henry Fool and American Splendor, in the latter of which he played legendary illustrator R. Crumb. He provides the voice for main character Dr. Thaddeus Venture on The Venture Bros.





Kevin Murphy (born November 3, 1956 in River Forest, Illinois) is an American actor and writer best known as the voice and puppeteer of Tom Servo on the Peabody Award-winning comedy series Mystery Science Theater 3000.

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Bebe Neuwirth (born December 31, 1958) is an American actress, musician and dancer. She has worked in television and is known for her portrayal of Dr. Lilith Sternin on both the TV sitcom Cheers, and its spin-off Frasier. On stage, she is also known for originating the role of Nickie in the revival of Sweet Charity, the role of Velma Kelly in the revival of Chicago (for both of which she earned a Tony award) and for the role of Morticia Addams in The Addams Family musical.

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David Morrell (born April 24, 1943) is a Canadian-American novelist, best known for his debut 1972 novel First Blood, which would later become the successful Rambo film franchise starring Sylvester Stallone. He has written 28 novels, and his work has been translated into 26 languages. He also wrote the 2007-2008 Captain America comic book miniseries The Chosen.

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Don Fullilove (born May 16, 1958) is an American film and voice actor who has had a role in numerous projects over the course of his forty-year plus career in both films and television. He portrayed Hill Valley, California Mayor Goldie Wilson in the first Back to the Future movie, and more recently he has had a role as Nurse George, a character in Pixar’s Up. He also provided the voice of Michael Jackson as a child voice actor in the animated ABC-TV Saturday Morning series The Jackson 5ive (1971–73).
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Benjamin “Ben” Mankiewicz (born March 25, 1967) is an American radio and television personality, known for his work as a TV journalist, news anchor, and film critic. He is a regular fill-in and co-host of the progressive YouTube talk show The Young Turks and then weekend classic movie host on TCM.




Joshua Paul “Josh” Mankiewicz (born August 27, 1955) is an American journalist who has been reporting for Dateline NBC since 1995. He has also reported for The Today Show and NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams. Before moving to NBC, Mankiewicz worked as a producer and reporter for ABC News.
Although he has covered a wide variety of stories, he may be best known for his Dateline NBC report on the Atkins Diet.

 

Tom Santopietro is a best-selling author and Broadway theater manager.[1] He worked for 25 years in the New York theater scene, managing over 30 Broadway shows.
His books deal with major American cultural figures including Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, and Doris Day. His latest book, The Godfather Effect, analyzed the effect of the Godfather films on American culture, and on the author himself.

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Burt Ward (born Bert John Gervis, Jr.; July 6, 1945) is an American television actor and activist. He is best known for his portrayal of Robin in the television series Batman (1966–68) and its theatrical film spin-off.

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The Blue Meanie (born Brian Heffron; May 18, 1973) is a professional wrestler who wrestled for ECW from 1995 to 1998 and in WWF from 1998 to 2000.

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Joe Camp (born April 20, 1939 in St. Louis, Missouri) is a motion picture director and writer. He is best known as the creator and director of the Benji films.

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Robbie Rist (born April 4, 1964) is an actor and musician best known for his performance as Cousin Oliver on The Brady Bunch. He as also made numerous voice over appearances in film and television including The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles where he provided the voice of Michaelangelo.
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Rusty Warren (born March 17, 1931) is an American comedian and musician. Her most famous contribution to the sexual revolution was the song “Knockers Up” from the 1960 album of the same name. The women in the audience were encouraged to stand up and march through the room with “their knockers held high.” This was followed by the song “Bounce Your Boobies” in which Warren encouraged women to relieve themselves of their bras.

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Dave Willis (born May 1, 1970) is an American voice actor, writer, and producer mostly known as one of the creators, writers, directors, and actors of the adult humored animated series Aqua Teen Hunger Force.

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Michael Radford (born 24 February 1946) is an English film director and screenwriter most widely known as the writer and director of the 1994 film Il Postino. The film won many international film awards including the ‘Best Film Not In The English Language’ BAFTA for Radford, who was also nominated for the Best Director and Adapted Screenplay Academy Awards.

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Dana Snyder (born November 14, 1973) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, producer, voice artist, and comedian, best known for playing Master Shake on the Aqua Teen Hunger Force show, and the film Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters,[2] both part of Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim franchise.

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François Scarborough Clemmons (b. April 23, 1945 in Birmingham, Alabama) is an American singer, performer, playwright and university lecturer. He is perhaps best known for his appearances on the PBS television series Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood throughout the 1970s.

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Marty Allen (born March 23, 1922) is an American stand-up comedian and actor. He has worked as a comedy headliner in night clubs and as a dramatic actor in TV roles.
Throughout the 1970s and into the 1980s, Allen made hundreds of television appearances, becoming a regular on Hollywood Squares.

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Lonnie Burr (born May 31, 1943) is an American actor, dancer/choreographer, singer, director and author best known for having been a star on the original Mickey Mouse Club television show from 1955 to 1959. Lonnie also appeared on The Colgate Comedy Hour, The Roy Rogers Show, The Alan Young Show, Donald O’Conner Show, Father Knows Best, and other series.

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Alyson Court (born November 9, 1973) is a Canadian actress who first appeared in the 1985 children’s film Sesame Street Presents Follow That Bird, and played summer camper Dawn in the animated film Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation the following year. She played Loonette the Clown, the lead character of the Canadian children’s television series, The Big Comfy Couch, from 1992 to 2003 and voiced Claire Redfield, in the Resident Evil series.

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Cherie Johnson (born November 21, 1975) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles on Punky Brewster (as Punky’s best friend Cherie) and the long-running situation comedy show Family Matters, where she plays Laura Winslow’s best friend Maxine “Max” Johnson. In 2009, she wrote, starred and produced the independent film I Do… I Did!, playing Vivian. Johnson has so far produced eight films.

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Norman D. Golden II (born April 7, 1984) is an American actor. In 1993, Golden starred in the motion picture Cop and a Half with Burt Reynolds. His last known acting job was a television remake of Moby-Dick in 1998.
Currently, he performs as a rapper known as Enormus.

Kathleen Zuelch is a production manager and voice actor most notable for her role as the voice of the fictional character Tex in the Red vs. Blue machinima series.



Doug Bradley (born 7 September 1954) is an English actor best known for his roles in the Hellraiser film series. He is well known for playing the role of the Cenobite Pinhead in eight Hellraiser films, as well as the character of Captain Elliot Spencer in two of the films Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988) and Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth (1992).

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Dino Stamatopoulos is an American television comedy writer, actor and producer who has worked on Mr. Show, TV Funhouse, Mad TV, The Dana Carvey Show, Late Show with David Letterman and Late Night with Conan O’Brien. He is also the creator of the Adult Swim programs Moral Orel and Mary Shelley’s Frankenhole. Stamatopoulos also played the recurring role of “Star-Burns” on the NBC comedy series Community.

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Jon Glaser (born June 20, 1968) is an American actor, comedian and television writer based out of New York City. He is best known for his work as a writer and sketch performer for many years on Late Night with Conan O’Brien, as well as for creating and starring in the Adult Swim series Delocated.

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Benjamin Bowmar Curtis (born November 2, 1980 in Chattanooga, Tennessee), also known as the Dell Dude or Slacker Steve, is an American actor and former promoter for Dell Computers. Curtis was prominently featured in the popular “Dell Dude” ads from 2000 to 2003.

Dick Zimmer (born August 16, 1944) is an American Republican Party politician from New Jersey, who served in both houses of the New Jersey Legislature and in the United States House of Representatives. He was the Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate from New Jersey in 1996 and 2008. In March 2010, he was appointed by Governor Chris Christie to head the New Jersey Privatization Task Force.

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Riley Martin (born May 9, 1946) is a self-described alien contactee, author, and radio host. Martin is the author of the book The Coming of Tan, which describes his life and his alleged abduction by aliens. He hosts The Riley Martin Show on the Sirius Satellite Radio channel Howard 101.

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Craig Brolley is an American television and radio announcer and voice over artist. He is best known for being the voice of the Galoob toy Mr. Gameshow and the Tyco toy Bubba the Talking bear. He has also done voices for numerous commercials.

George Lowe (born November 10, 1958 in Dunedin, Florida) is an American voice actor/comedian. He is perhaps best known for his role as the voice of Space Ghost on the Cartoon Network/Adult Swim, talk show Space Ghost Coast to Coast, a role which he played for all 110 episodes spanning fourteen years before the series ended in 2008, along with its spin-off Cartoon Planet.

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Bryan Greenberg (born June 12, 1950) is a cinematographer, producer, director and co-founder of Pacific Arts Studios. He was director/cameraman for Prince’s, “Little Red Corvette”. He also worked on Michael Jackson’s Thriller (1983) (TV), Chuck Berry’s Chuck Berry Hail! Hail! Rock ‘n’ Roll (1987) and Roy Orbison’s Black and White (1999/I)

 

Dan Kunka is a screenwriter best known for his writing the WWE film 12 Rounds.
In addition to writing the film, Dan was involved in the film location scouting with Vince McMahon and John Cena.

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Johnny Sullivan is a screenwriter best known for the film Recoil starring Stone Cold Steve Austin and films from the Prophecy film series. He runs the Blackout Films production company.

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Caryn Mower (born August 21, 1965) is a retired American professional wrestler, actress, and stuntwoman. Although having a formidable career in Ultimate Pro Wrestling, Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, and other North American independent promotions as Carnidge, she is best known for her appearance in World Wrestling Entertainment as Muffy, an on-camera personality and personal trainer of Stephanie McMahon-Helmsley as part of the McMahon-Helmsley Faction.

Matt “Megatoad” Stonie (born May 24, 1992) is the number one competitve eater in the world. He competed in the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest for the first time in 2012 and won the competition in 2015.