This week: The White Knight of Soul! “The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour”! The Wrecking Crew meets The Partridge Family! Gilbert sings “Centerfold”! And Frank’s mom dances with Louis Prima! To listen (and support the podcast) go to www.stitcher.com/premium now!
Gilbert and Frank take a loving look back at some of the unforgettable talents who left us in 2017, including Jim Nabors, Mary Tyler Moore, Dick Gregory, George Romero and Martin Landau. Also in this episode: Harry Dean Stanton breaks out, Gilbert hangs with Tobe Hooper, John Hurt presides over The Last Supper and Rose Marie inspires a generation of funny women. PLUS: Hymie the Robot! The First Lady of Voice Acting! The artistry of Jonathan Demme! The brilliance of Chuck Barris! And the boys remember their VERY FIRST podcast guest!
This week: “Moose Murders” flops! “Popeye” sinks! Bacharach and David call it quits! Remembering Richard Mulligan! And the musical stylings of Charles Durning!? To listen (and support the podcast) go to www.stitcher.com/premium now!
Rock n’ Roll Hall of Famer Felix Cavaliere joins Gilbert and Frank for a look back at the creative and cultural revolutions of the 1960s as well as his six-decade career as a singer, songwriter and founding member of the platinum-selling pop group, The Rascals. Also, Wilson Pickett blows his stack, Tom Jones covers Sophie Tucker, Sammy Davis does the boys a solid and Felix shares his recollections of Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and the four lads from Liverpool. PLUS: Myron Cohen! Carl “Alfalfa” Switzer! Laura Nyro stands her ground! Gilbert sings “The Mouse”! The genius of Arif Mardin! And Felix boards a rowboat with Der Bingle!
Gilbert does Karloff (and Anthony Newley)! Remembering Thelma Ritter! Darlene Love backs up Lon Chaney Jr! And Paul Lynde covers The 5th Dimension! To listen (and support the podcast) go to www.stitcher.com/premium now!
Gilbert and Frank welcome (finally!) oft-discussed maverick filmmaker Larry Cohen (“It’s Alive,” “The Stuff,” “Hell Up in Harlem”), who talks about his early days as a standup comic, his friendship with Alfred Hitchcock, the risks and rewards of “guerrilla moviemaking” and the new documentary about his life and career, “King Cohen: The Wild World of Filmmaker Larry Cohen.” Also, Chuck Connors blows the whistle, Robert De Niro dons a yarmulke, Bette Davis stages a “comeback” and John Belushi babysits Broderick Crawford. PLUS: “Q, the Winged Serpent”! Revisiting “Coronet Blue”! John Wayne tosses out the script! The Coen Brothers pay “tribute” to “Branded”! And Larry remembers the legendary Samuel Z. Arkoff!
Maurice Chevalier! Sandler and Young! Saluting Rutger Hauer! Dining with Dick Van Dyke! And Jimmy Fallon nails a Gilbert impression! To listen (and support the podcast) go to www.stitcher.com/premium now!
Fan favorite and GGACP holiday fixture Mario Cantone drops by the studio to chime in on everything from the infamous Bette Davis-Joan Crawford feud to the not-so-special effects of “Mighty Joe Young” to the strange predilections of Frosty the Snowman. Also, Dracula plays heavy metal, Carol Kane plays Gilbert’s wife, Mario learns the Perfecto Telles story (!) and the co-hosts rank the best (and worst) adaptations of “A Christmas Carol.” PLUS: Dueling Dylans! “The Bear Who Slept Through Christmas”! The genius of Alan Menken! In praise of Leonard Maltin! And the (triumphant) return of Carol Channing and Herve’ Villechaize!