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Marijuana and Modern Leeches

During this weekly visit from the World News Center, Bill McCormick and I discussed how weed will not cure COVID-19 (and neither will edibles and CBD), why using modern leeches is not a good idea, and why having Karen the hairstylist pull teeth is not a wise decision.  Plus: an important message about COVID-19 and small children.  Wash your hands, wear a mask, and practice social distancing.

Clive Standen

It was nice to welcome Clive Standen back to the show for a chat about his new show “Council of Dads.”  Will there be new additions to the circle?  Will Tom Everett Scott return to the show as a ghost? Listen for the spoiler-free details!

Debi Mazar

Debi Mazar called it to talk about her new series, “Arde Madrid: Burn Madrid Burn,” which is streaming on the Megahertz choice service. Debi plays Ava Gardner in 1960.  We also discussed meeting Frank Sinatra with Madonna, her battle with COVID-19, and the future of her series “Younger.”

Sarah Wayne Callies

Sarah Wayne Callies is an award-winning actress you know from shows like Prison Break, The Walking Dead, and Colony. She is currently starring in “Council of Dads,” which you can see Thursday nights at 7 central on NBC.

Greg Renoff

Greg Renoff made a return appearance to the show to talk about his new book, “Ted Templeman: A Platinum Producer’s Life in Music.”  We had a fun chat about recording Van Halen, the Doobie Brothers, and Ted’s timeless productions.

Katherine McNamara

Katherine McNamara is an award-winning actress you know from her role as  Mia on “Arrow.”  The complete eighth and final season is out now on Digital, DVD and Blu-Ray.

Ed Begley Jr.

After a lengthy absence, Ed Begley Jr. called in to the show for a chat about Earth Day and what we can do to help take care of our planet as we take care of ourselves.

Paul Rees

Paul Rees is an award-winning writer who has been covering rock and roll for three decades.  His new book is “The Ox: The Authorized Biography of The Who’s John Entwistle.” 

Jim Sturgess and Brooklynn Prince

Jim Sturgess and Brooklynn Prince called the show for a chat about their new inspired-by-a-true-story series “Home Before Dark,” now streaming on Apple TV Plus.

Jenny Boyd

Jenny Boyd was a teenage model, accompanied the Beatles to India, was at times in her life has been sister-in-law to both George Harrison and Eric Clapton, and is now a research psychologist with a doctorate in human behavior.  She called in to discuss her new memoir “Jennifer Juniper: A Journey Beyond The Muse.” Jenny shared how Donovan named the song after her, learning to meditate with the Maharishi, and the best piece of advice she ever received (which, naturally, came from George Harrison).