Category Archives: Show Recaps

Deana Carter

Country music icon Deana Carter returned to the show for a chat about her new Christmas movie, “A Very Country Christmas: Homecoming,” which premieres Sunday, November 1st on UPtv.  

Merrill Markoe

Merrill Markoe is a national treasure in the world of comedy, one the best television writers in the history of ever.   Her newest book is “We Saw Scenery.”  

Steve James

Steve James is an Academy Award-nominated director and won a Director’s Guild Award for his classic film “Hoop Dreams.”  He returned to the show to discuss his new docuseries for National Geographic called “City So Real,” airing Thursday, October 29th at 6pm central.  

Lucky Yates

Lucky Yates is a comedian, actor, puppeteer and voice artist.  He plays “Dr. Krieger” on the hit FXX Animated Series “Archer,” now in its 11th season.  Watch it on Wednesday nights at 9 central.  

Annie Duke

Annie Duke is a best-selling author, former professional poker player, and an sought-after consultant in the decision-making space.  Her new book is “How To Decide: Simple Tools for Making Better Choices.” 

Brian Trenchard-Smith

Brian Trenchard-Smith is a film and television director, producer and writer who Quentin Tarantino has called “his favorite obscure director.”  He’s the author of a new book, “Adventures in the B Movie Trade,” now available on Amazon and Kindle.  

Spike Carlsen

Spike Carlsen is an editor, carpenter, woodworker and award-winning author.  His new book is “A Walk Around The Block: Stoplight Secrets, Mischievous Squirrels, Manhole Mysteries & Other Stuff You See Every Day (and Know Nothing About).”

James “Murr” Murray

James “Murr” Murray joined our exclusive “Five Timers” club today, with his first appearance all the way back in 2015.  You know him from the hit Tru TV series “Impractical Jokers.”  He’s the author of a new book, “Don’t Move.” 

Eoin Colfer

Eoin Colfer is the author of the New York Times best-selling “Artemis Fowl” series, which was adapted into a major motion picture from the Walt Disney Studios releasing on Disney+ in June 2020.  We discussed the second book in his latest “Fowl Twins” series, “Deny All Charges.”

Henry Winkler

Henry Winkler is a legendary actor – I had his face on a t-shirt when I was a kid. He is also a best-selling author, and his newest book is the second in the award-winning “Alien Superstar” series called “Lights, Camera, Danger.”