The Movieman was calling live from the set of CNN, so he kept looking over his shoulder in fear of catching Ebola while reviewing Gone Girl and Annabelle. He also wants us to help spread the hashtag #Affleckpeen, which I refuse to do.
Bob Harper has been with The Biggest Loser since day one, and he called in to reflect on the 10th anniversary of the series, including the biggest changes he’s seen over 16 seasons, things he was surprised made it to air, and how he’s modified his training style over the past decade.
Henry Zebrowski was so happy to be calling a station in Chicago, fatherland of “his people.” It was a very funny chat about getting the part of the best friend/wacky neighbor, comedic timing, the pitfalls of producing a pilot, and alliteration.
Dave Annable called in for a lively discussion about his new Fox series Red Band Society. We chatted about method acting, the potential pitfalls of a publicity push, alliteration, and why he’s hesitant to take his shirt off on the series despite public outcry.
Mike Holmes called in to promote one or more of his 21 shows on HGTV and also shared some advice on getting your home ready for winter along with some general safety tips. He’s a stickler for safety glasses, so don’t even try that around him. DON’T. EVEN. TRY. IT.
Wavy Gravy called in to promote his upcoming one-man show. We talked about his “rainbow bridge,” what happened to Bob Dylan’s original typewriter, and why I shouldn’t be ashamed for my generation because of Woodstock ’94 and ’99.
David Mazouz plays Bruce Wayne on Fox’s new drama “Gotham.” We talked about how it felt to learn he was going to play the young version of the future caped crusader, and why he still hasn’t come down from the excitement.
Melissa Fumero plays Detective Amy Santiago on Fox’s Golden Globe award-winning series Brooklyn Nine-Nine. SPOILER ALERT! She gave some vague hints and thinly disguised innuendo on what may or may not happen on the season premiere. SPOILER ALERT!
Restaurant owner, James Beard award winner and Top Chef Season 4 champion Stephanie Izard called in to talk about a new series of stamps issued by the U.S. Postal Service to honor some legendary chefs. We also talked about her recent win on Top Chef Duels, then I derailed the whole chat by shamelessly begging for a reservation at Girl & The Goat.