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Comedian and actor Gilbert Gottfried, a man Stephen King once called “a national treasure,” talks with the show business legends, icons and behind-the-scenes talents who shaped his childhood and influenced his comedy. Along with co-host and fellow pop culture fanatic Frank Santopadre, Gilbert is joined by comics, actors, musicians, talk show hosts, writers and other eyewitnesses to Hollywood history, including Bruce Dern, Chevy Chase, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Adam West, Steve Buscemi, Micky Dole ...
 
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Gilbert and Frank are joined by archivist BOB FURMANEK, film critic LEONARD MALTIN and author-historian RON PALUMBO for a celebration of the 80th anniversary of Bud Abbott & Lou Costello's screen debut and an animated conversation about the lives and careers of one of the most popular comedy teams of all time. Also in this episode: Groucho Marx gus…
 
Comedian, actor and master impressionist John Byner returns to the show to share hilarious anecdotes about James Cagney, Jerry Lewis, Groucho Marx, Ed Sullivan and Jackie Vernon (to name a few) and to talk about his recently-released memoir "Five Minutes Mr. Byner: a Lifetime of Laughter."Also, Jack Carter lashes out, George Jessel lawyers up, Joey…
 
On Episode 29, we celebrate the legacy of Tom Petty and the release of the Wildflowers And All The Rest boxed set with special guest Benmont Tench of Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers, plus contributions from Margo Price and Patterson Hood (Drive By Truckers). We also meet Mik Davis from T-Bones Records & Cafe in Hattiesburg, MS, and RSD's Carrie Col…
 
Gilbert and Frank are joined by astrophysicist, "Cosmos" host and "Twilight Zone" superfan Neil deGrasse Tyson for an entertaining and educational conversation about time travel, zombie uprisings, the logic of werewolf movies, the science of being funny and the plausibility of "Jurassic Park." Also, Sandra Bullock defies gravity, Perry Mason meets …
 
Episode 28 features two of host Paul Myers' songwriting heroes; the illustrious Elvis Costello whose internationally recorded new album Hey Clockface is chock full of musical invention, and Canadian tunesmith Ron Sexsmith who talks about moving to Stratford, Ontario and recording his sweet new album Hermitage mostly at home with longtime drummer an…
 
Oscar-winning actor, musician and activist Tim Robbins joins the boys for a lively discussion on a wide range of topics, including the "New Hollywood" of the '70s, the genius and generosity of Robert Altman, the timeliness of Depression-era screwball comedies and the enduring appeal of "The Shawshank Redemption." Also, Gore Vidal steals the show, R…
 
Film directors (and fellow monster kids) Joe Dante and Mick Garris help Gilbert and Frank usher in Halloween 2020 with a frighteningly good conversation about giant insects, evil hunchbacks, cheesy haunted house flicks, the glory days of horror anthologies and the 60th anniversary of “Psycho.” Also, Basil Rathbone goes slumming, Bogie plays a mad s…
 
Episode 27 is the first episode of our second year. With RSD Drops #3 upon us, we kick off Season Two with two comedy legends for whom music is a huge part of what they do. Mike Myers talks about the Austin Powers OST albums and about growing up with Paul. Judd Apatow talks about his RSD release Warren Zevon's Greatest Hits (According To Judd Apato…
 
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of ABC's "The Odd Couple," Gilbert and Frank welcome a panel of experts, including comedian-superfan Dave Juskow, author Bob Leszczak ("The Odd Couple on Stage & Screen") and the sons of Oscar Madison himself, Adam Klugman and David Klugman. Also, Tony Randall stands out, Mickey Rooney loses out, John Byner breaks …
 
Emmy-winning broadcaster and Baseball Hall of Famer Bob Costas returns to the podcast for an animated conversation about his five-decade career in television, his passion for TV westerns, his weakness for cheesy sports biopics and his memorable interviews with Rod Steiger, Jerry Lewis, Mickey Mantle, Don Rickles and Rodney Dangerfield. Also, Uncle …
 
Episode 26 is our ONE YEAR PODIVERSARY, and to celebrate we have our fullest and most star-studded show yet. True legend Herb Alpert (leader of the Tijuana Brass and co-founder of A&M Records) talks about John Scheinfeld's new documentary Herb Alpert Is, hot Austin, Texas duo Black Pumas talk about their soul journey, actor Michael McKean (Better C…
 
Actor, playwright and Grammy-winning comedian Lewis Black returns to the podcast to discuss the creativity of Pixar, the cinema of Barry Levinson, the timelessness of "Dr. Strangelove" and the political comedy of Mort Sahl, Dick Gregory, Paul Krassner and the Smothers Brothers. Also, Christopher Walken cracks a joke, Ruth Buzzi meets Michael Corleo…
 
Gilbert and Frank talk to Tony-winning actor Joe Mantegna about paying dues, working with primates, portraying Dean Martin, his admiration for Errol Flynn and his long association with Pulitzer-winning playwright David Mamet. Also, Don Ameche busts a gut, Eli Wallach rides the subway, Ben Kingsley takes in a Chicago concert and Joe lands a role in …
 
Episode 25: Rhett Miller of roots rockers Old 97's reveals all the tales of woe behind their rocking new album Twelfth. Journalist and musician Sylvie Simmons talks about her own lovely new album Blue On Blue, working with Howe Gelb, and writing I'm Your Man, the definitive biography of Leonard Cohen. In our record store feature, Matthew Farrington…
 
Gilbert and Frank welcome a long sought-after guest, actor Malcolm McDowell, who weighs in on a number of topics, including the eccentricities of Stanley Kubrick, the birth of the Beatles, the intensity of James Cagney and the "friendship" of Danny Kaye and Laurence Olivier. Also, John Lennon enjoys a laugh, Ian Holm holds a grudge, Mick Jagger con…
 
On Episode 24, Nashville-based Australian singer songwriter Emma Swift tells Paul about her fabulous new album of Dylan interpretations, Blonde On The Tracks, and running her own record company, Tiny Ghost. Also from Nashville, Grant-Lee Phillips walks us through his just released album, Lightning, Show Us Your Stuff. Cleveland DJ Brittany Benton (…
 
Originally aired April 29, 2018 Comedian, actor, writer and GGACP fan Patton Oswalt drops by the studio (finally!) to discuss the films of Sidney Lumet and Billy Wilder, the "unnatural" art of sitcom acting, the disappearance of grindhouse theaters and the influence of "Richard Pryor: Live in Concert." Also, Larry Cohen deconstructs Superman, Gilbe…
 
Originally aired December 21, 2015 Gilbert and Frank return to the famed New York Friar's Club to chat with comedian and actor Jim Gaffigan, who weighs in on subjects ranging from the lost art of "ethnic comedy" to the healing powers of stand-up to the caste system of show business. Also, Jim "opens" for the Pope, treads the boards with Jackie Glea…
 
Episode 23: Richard Butler of The Psychedelic Furs tells us about Made Of Rain, the band's fantastic first new album in 29 years! Earth Records' Pat Thomas tells us about two August 29 RSD Drops releases, Dennis Hopper's The Last Movie OST (1971), and Bert Jansch Live In Italy (1977), plus Kevin Smokler and Christopher Boone let us in on their ace …
 
Gilbert and Frank welcome Rock & Roll Hall of Fame songwriters Brian and Eddie Holland for an in-depth look at the history of Motown, their work with The Supremes, Marvin Gaye and The Four Tops and the creative process behind their dozens of hits, including "Heat Wave," "Baby Love," "I Hear a Symphony," and "You Keep Me Hangin' On." Also, Martha Re…
 
Emmy and Tony-winning writer-director-actor John Leguizamo joins Gilbert and Frank for a funny, energetic conversation about Latin history, defunct comedy clubs, the freedom of voice acting, the films of Barry Levinson and George Romero and the debacle of "Super Mario Bros." Also, Wesley Snipes plucks his eyebrows, Gilbert envies Raymond Burr, Lorn…
 
Episode 22 of The Record Store Day Podcast is a TWO-FER featuring a pair of fantastic musical guests. Tanya Donelly (Throwing Muses, Belly, Breeders) tells us about her new covers album Tanya Donelly & The Parkington Sisters (on American Laundromat), and David Letterman's favorite Canadian songwriter Kathleen Edwards tells about how quitting to go …
 
GGACP friend and fan favorite Bob Saget returns to the show to talk about celebrity roasts, cancel culture, the perseverance of Rodney Dangerfield, the understated genius of Martin Mull and his new podcast, “Bob Saget’s Here For You.” Also, Norm Macdonald reads a joke book, Jack Warden plays it old school, Gilbert jams with Robin Williams and Bob s…
 
Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter and actor Mac Davis joins Gilbert and Frank for a fun, breezy conversation about 70s-era variety shows, sharing the screen with Jackie Gleason, sharing a bill with George Burns and Henny Youngman and penning hits for Elvis Presley ("Memories," "In the Ghetto," "A Little Less Conversation"). Also, Buddy Hackett pul…
 
On Episode 21, Chris Frantz discusses Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club and Tina Weymouth on the occasion of his memoir, Remain In Love (St. Martin's Press) and the imminent RSD Drops release of Tom Tom Club Live 2020 on August 29th. Tony Cicalese tells us the story of We Got The Beats Record Stores in Florida, plus Carrie Colliton looks at the RSD Drops…
 
Gilbert and Frank talk with director and producer Michael Lehmann ("Heathers," "Airheads," "True Blood," "American Horror Story") about hotheaded producers, 70s paranoia thrillers, the artistry of Francis Ford Coppola, the effectiveness of "The Exorcist" and the reassessment and reevaluation of "Hudson Hawk." Also, Warren Beatty lends a shoulder, E…
 
Gilbert and Frank are joined by an all-star panel of TV comedy writers, including Dave Hackel ("Wings," "Becker"), John Markus ("The Cosby Show," "The Larry Sanders Show"), Bernie Orenstein ("Sanford & Son," "Love American Style") and Bill Persky ("The Dick Van Dyke Show," "That Girl") for a hilarious and informative conversation about failed pilot…
 
On Episode 20, we meet up with affable Merge recording artist Mikal Cronin, who talks about living in California, working with Ty Segall, his recent album Seeker, and the electronic remake of that album, Switched-On Seeker which will be out on vinyl for RSD Drops, August 29. Carrie Colliton calls in from Record Store Day HQ in Raleigh, North Caroli…
 
Gilbert and Frank are joined by Emmy-winning actor-director Adam Arkin and Oscar-winning actor-director Alan Arkin for a funny and fascinating conversation about portraying villains, directing dark comedies, working with children, the precision of the Coen brothers and the Cold War politics of "The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming." Als…
 
In a rebroadcast of a classic episode from 2017, Gilbert and Frank welcome one of their comedy heroes, writer-actor-director Carl Reiner, who looks back on his earliest years in the business, shares his admiration for Steve Allen, Sid Caesar and Dick Van Dyke and discusses his film collaborations ("The Jerk," "Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid") with Steve…
 
On Episode 19, Paul chats via Zoom with the legendary Van Dyke Parks who touches on his work with Lowell George (Little Feat), toasts the late, great Hal Willner, and peels back the layers on Orange Crate Art, his 1994 collaboration with Brian Wilson, newly restored and expanded this month by Ominvore Recordings. In our record store feature, we mee…
 
In one of GGACP's funniest shows to date, comedian and Emmy-winning actor Brad Garrett visits with Gilbert and Frank to talk about the camaraderie of Golden Age comedians, the strange appeal of the "Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts," the comedic genius of Martin Mull and Fred Willard and the challenges of portraying his longtime hero, Jackie Gleason. A…
 
To celebrate both Father's Day and the 100th anniversary of Walter Matthau's birth, Gilbert and Frank are joined by actor-musician Chris Lemmon and producer-director Charlie Matthau for a loving look at the lives and careers of one of cinema's legendary comedy teams, Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau. Also: Jerry Lewis turns down "Some Like it Hot," R…
 
On Episode 18, Lucinda Williams and her co-producer/ partner Tom Overby discuss her new album Good Souls Better Angels, evil, racism, abuse, depression, recovery and redemption, plus Lucinda's misty memories of working in record stores. And with Father's Day upon us, we talk to two grown-up kids taking up their father's businesses; Margaret Storms …
 
Gilbert and Frank chat with Oscar- and Emmy-nominated producer, director and actor Bob Balaban about his family's history in the movie theater business, his affection for horror films, his transition from acting to directing and his admiration for colleagues Wes Anderson, Christopher Guest and Steven Spielberg. Also, Orson Welles inspires fear, Rob…
 
"Airplane!" stars Julie Hagerty and Robert Hays join Gilbert and Frank to celebrate the film's 40th anniversary and to share backstage secrets and stories behind one of the most original and quotable movies of all time. Also, Lloyd Bridges goes for broke, Leslie Nielsen pranks the cast, Peter Graves frightens small children and Robert Stack does Jo…
 
In Episode 17, Jay Ferguson of the Canadian indie rock band Sloan shares his lifelong pursuit of records, from working in a Halifax record store at the age of 12 to painstakingly crafting Sloan's boxed sets and reissues. Plus Jarrett Hankinson tells us the story of Arizona's Zia Records, celebrating their 40th year in business, and Carrie Colliton …
 
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