Horror movie legend Kane Hodder called in to talk about the surprise 4th installment of the “Hatchet” series, “Victor Crowley,” which is available on digital and on demand on February 6th. We talked about where the story picks up, why he still does his own stunts, what’s it like to literally rip someone’s head apart, and the immortal sleeping bag scene from Friday the 13th Part VII.
The World News Center’s Bill McCormick called in with an exhaustively researched history of money, covering the time from Biblical money changers and the Knights Templar (the original Swiss bankers) to modern-day cryptocurrency. In this special extended bonus material segment, learn all about fiat money, currency manipulation, mining bitcoins, and more.
Sports betting expert Chad Millman called in to reminisce wistfully about the ’85 Bears and share his thoughts on when the Bears might actually be competitive again, plus talked about the latest Super Bowl odds, prop bets, and the prospects of national legal sports betting in the NFL and NBA.
Johnathan Kauffman is a James Beard Award-winning writer. His new book is “Hippie Food: How Back-to-the-Landers. Longhairs and Revolutionaries Changes the Way We Eat.” We discussed the rebellious nature of the original organic food movement, why things like hummus and whole grains were considered exotic and extraordinary, and why the “farm-to-table” movement likely would never exist if not for the original hippie food co-ops.
In our weekly chat with Bill McCormick from the World News Center, we discuss getting to know our bathrooms intimately during the current nasty flu outbreak, and then segue seamlessly into a look at 2018’s upcoming superhero movies. Plus: Ninja Turtle murder porn, the death of pinball, and Bill babysits my kids.
Harry Lloyd called in to discuss his role in”Counterpart,” premiering Sunday night (1/21) at 8/7c on Starz. We discussed the challenge of playing an espionage agent in two different worlds, working with the amazing J.K. Simmons, and why British actors can sound more American than actual Americans.
A.J .Finn has written one of the most anticipated novels of all time in “The Woman In The Window,” which is already set to become a major motion picture. We talked about the amazing pre-publication buzz, signing for a seven figure sum, how vintage movie posters inspired the book’s cover, and dodging novelist groupies.
Bill McCormick called in from the World News Center to share news about MIT Scientists making trees out of fireflies. Will hipsters start organic firefly farms to produce cruelty-free free range fair trade firefly juice? Plus: Ozone attacks carbon monoxide, stopping a potential carob invasion, and becoming Aquaman.
Bob Harper called in to discuss his new book “The Super Carb Diet.” Using Bob’s advice from a previous appearance on the show (fill your plate with vegetables, then fill in with your protein and your good carbs), along with exercising, I was able to lose 30 pounds. Bob talked about carbs vs. “carbage,” the importance of a balanced diet, why sleep truly is important to your health, and two things you must own.
Tommy Wiseau called in to talk about a special screening of “The Room” in theaters nationwide from Fathom Events on January 10th at 8pm. We discussed the success of the film, his new projects, and how a broadway musical version of “The Room” is in the works.