Monthly Archives: November 2016

Jorge Diaz

Jorge Diaz is featured in the new Amazon Prime Video animated special “Lost In Oz: Extended Adventure,” voicing the character of “Ojo,” a half-munchkin who helps Dorothy on her adventures.  We discussed how he developed the voice of the character, working with the talented voice cast, and how I still am hesitant to dig out my old VHS tapes because of his movie “Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones.”

Travis Langley

Travis Langley is the editor of “Doctor Who Psychology:  A Madman With a Box.”  We had a fascinating conversation about how the Doctor gives us insight into our own psychological and emotional behavior.

Christy Jordan

Christy Jordan is an author and the publisher of SouthernPlate.com.  Her new book is “Sweetness: Southern Recipes to Celebrate the Warmth, the Love and the Blessings of a Full Life.”  We had a lovely conversation about food, family, and how we all have more in common than we think.  I felt better after reading her book, and even more so after speaking with Christy.

Doug Stanhope

Doug Stanhope called in live from his driveway to talk about his latest stand-up special, “No Place like Home,” which is now available on CD and digital download.  We discussed Cyber Monday, playing theaters versus what he called “crapholes,” (the best we could do on terrestrial radio) and why he prefers to listen to comedy instead of watching it.

 

Donny Most

Donny Most returned to the show to chat about his latest projects, including a new Christmas CD, “Swinging Down The Chimney Tonight.”

David Thomson

David Thomson is the author of a fascinating new book, “Television: A Biography.”   We discussed the role of television as it influences our daily lives, our politics and who we imagine ourselves to be.

WNC Update: Luke Cage breaks Netflix

World News Center bureau chief Bill McCormick called in to talk about Luke Cage bringing down Netflix (and bringing some weird complaints from viewers), plus the latest on Power Rangers, Godzilla, Underdog and more!

Matthew Moy

Matthew Moy is one of the stars of the CBS hit comedy “2 Broke Girls” as Han Lee and also voices Lars on “Steven Universe.”  We talked about how “2 Broke Girls” cast might have a slight case of senior-itis as they keep cracking each other up on the set and what it’s like to see yourself on television (and billboards & bus signs) 10 times a week as the show is now in syndication.

Diedrich Bader

Diedrich Bader stars in the new ABC comedy “American Housewife,” where he gets to play a character much like himself in real life.   It’s nice to see a TV dad that’s neither a blowhard nor a know-it-all nor a bumbling simpleton.   We discussed the show’s unique quirkiness, the chemistry of the cast, and why we still relate to his character in “Office Space.”

Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton

Julie Andrews and her daughter Emma Walton Hamilton are the co-authors of the best-selling “A Very Fairy Princess” series, the latest of which is “Attitude of Gratitude.”  We discussed sharing the love of reading, why this isn’t your typical fairy princess, who they picture when writing the book, and the timeless illustrations that delighted my little daughter.