Tony-nominated actor, singer and comedian Mario Cantone drops by Manhattan’s Nutmeg Studios to regale Gilbert and Frank with inside-showbiz stories about everyone from Paul Lynde to Robert Redford to Lauren Bacall. Also, Mario crushes on Jan-Michael Vincent, tours London with Marty Krofft, treads the boards with Patrick Stewart and searches for Sammy Davis’ eye. PLUS: Monty Clift visits Merv! Bette Davis trashes Faye Dunaway! Richard Simmons kidnaps Famous Amos! And Gilbert (and Mario) sing the theme from “The Sterile Cuckoo”! Our sponsor today is one of the premiere independent labels in the world, DFA Records, based out of downtown New York City and co-founded by James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem. DFA Records is proud and excited to release the second album from Greek singer songwriter production guru and all around genius savant, Larry Gus. His new album is entitled “I Need New Eyes.” Visit the DFA online store at store.dfarecords.com for more details and to order your copy today. and for 20% off your online order, use coupon code “GILBERT” on the DFA store.
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53 years ago this week, the hugely popular sitcom “The Beverly Hillbillies” debuted on CBS (September 26, 1962) so Gilbert and Frank tracked down the last surviving original cast member, actor/director Max Baer, Jr., to talk about his memories of working with co-stars Irene Ryan, Donna Douglas and Buddy Ebsen and guest star Phil Silvers. Also, Max hangs with the Rat Pack, sets the record straight about his famous dad (prizefighter Max Baer) and details his 15-year struggle to build a “Beverly Hillbillies”-themed hotel and casino. PLUS: “Surfside 6”! Doodles Weaver! Max heckles Uncle Miltie! Elly May dates Elvis! And Gilbert tries to get a word in edgewise! MeUndies is offering you TWENTY PERCENT off your first order at http://meundies.com/gilbert. That’s a special offer just for GGACP listeners. Make sure you go to http://meundies.com/gilbert to get twenty percent off your first order of underwear in tons of styles and colors.
Emmy-winning sportscaster and journalist Bob Costas joins Gilbert and Frank at the New York Friars Club for a penetrating analysis of such essential topics as “Top Cat” cartoons, the “Million Dollar Movie” theme and Ralph Kramden’s apartment d?cor. Also, Bob imitates Howard Cosell, “interviews” Jack Palance, praises Kevin Costner and recites Babe Ruth’s farewell speech. PLUS: Crazy Guggenheim returns! Rod Steiger emotes! Shirley MacLaine clams up! Gilbert sings the theme from “Underdog”! And the underappreciated genius of Bud Abbott!
This week: Jack Lemmon’s dark impulses! The TV (and movie) themes of Neal Hefti! And Lee Marvin tangles with the mob! If you’ve got a car and a license, put ’em both to work for you and start earning serious, life-changing money today. Sign up to drive with Uber. Visit http://www.DriveWithUber.com.
Writer, producer and performer Kelly Carlin joins Gilbert and Frank at the New York Friars Club to promote her new memoir, “A Carlin Home Companion” and to share treasured (and not-so-treasured) memories of growing up with the man who forever changed and redefined the art of standup comedy, the legendary George Carlin. Also, Kelly hangs with Sammy Davis Jr., seduces Leif Garrett, borrows Farrah Fawcett’s shampoo and recites the “7 Words You Can Never Say on Television.” PLUS: Burns and Carlin! Burns and Schreiber! The “Danny Kaye Plan”! Otto & George! And Gottfried Sings Again! If you’ve got a car and a license, put ’em both to work for you and start earning serious, life-changing money today. Sign up to drive with Uber. Visit www.DriveWithUber.com.
This week: The late, great Sydney Pollack! The cinematography of James Wong Howe! And Gilbert croons the theme song from “The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean!” If you’ve got a car and a license, put ’em both to work for you and start earning serious, life-changing money today. Sign up to drive with Uber. Visit www.DriveWithUber.com.