Category Archives: Show Recaps

Damon Herriman

Damon Herriman, who recently played Charles Manson in “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” called us up for a chat about his new movie “Judy and Punch,” a re-imagining of the classic story.

James Veitch

Stand-up comic and TED Talk legend James Veitch called in for a fun chat about his new book “Dot Con: The Art of Scamming a Scammer.”

Back to the Movies

In this week’s visit from the World News Center, Bill McCormick and I took a break from depressing current events and discussed upcoming superhero movies gradually making their way back to theaters.  Topics included:

  • A timely discussion of Miami Vice and Phil Collins
  • Justice League director’s cut coming to the HBO
  • Tips on visiting a movie theater
  • New footage from Suicide Squad
  • 1984 Wonder Woman meets Phil Collins at the MTV Awards

plus: Naughty superheroes using naughty words.

Don’t Inject Twitter Wars

In this week’s visit from the World News Center, Bill McCormick and I discussed the following topics:

  •   Don’t randomly inject insulin
  •   Section 230 & Trump’s Twitter War
  •   Batwoman & Stargirl
  •   Rebellious Church Bells

plus: listen for an unbleeped naughty word!

Melissa Rivers

Melissa Rivers returned to the show after almost a decade, so we certainly had a lot of catching up to do.  We also had a lively chat about her new podcast “Melissa Rivers’ Group Text.”

Garrett Reisman

Garrett Reisman is a former NASA mission specialist Astronaut and is now a senior advisor for Space X. Garrett called in to lend his unique insight into the upcoming NASA/Space X launch.

 

Flamethrowing Squirrels vs. Infected Cicadas

In this week’s visit from the World News Center, Bill McCormick and I discussed the following topics:

  • Bill’s Sci-Fi Nightmares
  • Flamethrowing Squirrels
  • Bill’s Nasty Note From Russia
  • Italian Hydrox Cures
  • Wal-Mart CRISPR

plus: Bill cheats on me.

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.”