Tag Archives: NBC

Brynn Cartelli

brynnBrynn Cartelli, winner of NBC’s “The Voice,” called in for a chat about how her life has changed since being named the winner just a couple days ago.  We discussed her relationship with the amazing Kelly Clarkson, her plans for her debut album, and how her midwestern roots help keep her grounded.

Mark McKinney

unnamed (1)Comedy legend Mark McKinney made a triumphant return appearance  to the show to talk about the season 3 finale of “Superstore.”  We discussed the development of his character “Glenn,” including the nuances of the St. Louis accent and how it was based on my St. Louis-raised-wife’s next-door neighbor.  Mark and I also made plans to attend a White Sox game this summer and share some mac and cheese, ketchup, and tapeworm food.

Jeff Rossen

Jeff Rossen called in to talk about his new book Rossen to the Rescue, filled with practical hints and tips that might just save your life.  We discussed how “don’t panic” is terrible advice, covering up your webcam, and the Pope’s endorsement of duct tape.

Noah Mac from “The Voice”

Noah Mac is a member of Team Jennifer on NBC’s “The Voice.”  Noah is in the playoffs as he competes for the title.  Noah discussed how he’s grown as a singer from his time on the show, how writing his own songs helps him better understand and interpret the songs of others, and the relationship between the performer and the audience.

Megan Rose

Megan Rose is a member of Team Blake (after being stolen from Miley) on NBC’s The Voice. Megan called in to talk about her experience so far on the show, what was like to lose the battle round only to be stolen by Blake, and why she is staying true to herself as a singer.

Anthony Alexander

Anthony Alexander is currently a member of Team Adam on NBC’s The Voice.  Anthony called in while taking a break from his homework to share his thoughts on the battle round, the most important thing he’s learned from Adam, and why he was driven to become a singer.

Mitchell Lee

Mitchell Lee is a member of Team Black on “The Voice.”  We talked about navigating the challenging vocals on Counting Crows “Mr. Jones,” his love of ’90s alt-rock, and how he plans to be a pioneer of “Palmetto Rock.”

Anne Heche

Anne Heche called in to discuss her role as Patricia Campbell, the Deputy Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, on the new NBC drama series “The Brave.”   We had a great chat about what we can learn from the show, how there are thousands of people everywhere doing great things behind the scenes to try to bring peace to the world, and why “think globally, act locally” is still the way to bring about positive change.

Katy Tur

Katy Tur is an NBC journalist who made headlines herself while covering Trump for 18 months on the campaign trail.  Katy called in to discuss her book, Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History.

Chris D’Elia

Chris D’Elia called in to chat about his new comedy special, “Man on Fire,” which premieres today (6/27/17) on Netflix.  We discussed saying goodbye to a set of material, how promotion is part of the gig for a comedian, and how to best enjoy live comedy in a club.