Max Allan Collins and Dave Thomas


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In one of their funniest and most wide-ranging episodes to date, Gilbert and Frank welcome author-mystery writer Max Allan Collins and actor-comedian Dave Thomas for an entertaining conversation about the influence of Mad magazine, the genius of Jack Webb, the strange passions of Raymond Burr, the rise and fall of Bob Hope, the war between Al Capone and Elliot Ness and Max and Dave's new science fiction/crime novel "The Many Lives of Jimmy Leighton." Also, John Cleese demands breakfast, Max impresses Warren Beatty, Gilbert cuts the rug with John Travolta and Dave weighs in on the horrors of "Joys" and "Jack Frost." PLUS: Fearless Fosdick! Senor Wences! "The Road to Hong Kong"! Remembering Tom Poston! Santa Claus meets Liberace! Max praises "A Night in Casablanca"! And Jerry Lewis (literally) transforms into Buddy Love!

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