Joe Lo Truglio currently plays detective Charles Boyle on Brooklyn Nine-Nine. We talked about the emotional pitfalls his character has faced this season, the extraordinary demands made by the cast following their first-season success, and the continuing influence of The State on the world of comedy.Follow @bigwakeupcall
Rocco Dispirito called into the show to promote his guest appearance on “The Biggest Loser.” We had a very interesting conversation about how to establish healthy habits and the real danger facing Americans on a daily basis in the form of our diets.
Nicholas D’Agosto stars in the Showtime series “Masters of Sex” and will be featured on the next episode of Fox TV’s “Gotham” as Harvey Dent. We talked about the appeal of this series, how he got the role, and how much the comic book geek in him is loving the opportunity.Follow @bigwakeupcall
Adam Mansbach has followed up his #1 best seller “Go the [eff] to Sleep” with his new book, “You Have to [Effing] Eat.” We chatted about his background in writing poetry and lyrics, how he got Bryan Cranston to do the audio version of the new book, and about obscene fake children’s literature in general.
Josie Bissett’s current project is “Paper Angels,” premiering November 16th at 6pm central on the Up Network. We discussed how she got involved in the project and how she made the transition to mostly family-friendly projects. We also tried to figure out what exactly made people lose their minds over Melrose Place back in the day.
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Joelle Carter stars as Ava Crowder on FX’s Peabody Award-winning drama “Justified.” Her newest project is “Jessabelle,” a thriller film out today in select theatres as well as video on demand. We discussed the audition process for the film, how she might be leading a resurgence in VHS technology, and how much she enjoyed Ben Garant’s script. I also sneakily tried to get her to reveal spoilers for the upcoming 6th and final season of “Justified.”Follow @bigwakeupcall
Alex is regularly seen on Food Network’s hit series “Chopped” and “Iron Chef America.” She called in to share some dessert ideas for the holidays. Alex is a notoriously tough judge on “Chopped,” so it was fun to hear her lighter side and actually make her laugh!Follow @bigwakeupcall