One of the most recognizable character actors of the last half-century, Clint Howard, joins Gilbert and Frank for a highly entertaining look back at his eclectic (and prolific) career, covering everything from his films with B-movie mogul Roger Corman (“Carnosaur,” “Rock ‘n’ Roll High School”) to early roles on classic TV programs like “The Fugitive,” “Star Trek” and “The Andy Griffith Show.” Also, Clint meets Richard Nixon, dines with Dennis Weaver, cuts the rug with Janet Leigh and turns down a part in “The Flintstones.” PLUS: “Gentle Ben”! “The Baileys of Balboa”! Ron Howard nabs a Grammy! Clint remembers Jack Elam! And the undersea world of Ivan Tors!
This week: “The Glass Inferno”! Remembering George Romero and Martin Landau! Charo boards the Concorde! And Gilbert sings “The Morning After”! To listen (and support the podcast) go to www.stitcher.com/premium now!
TV personality, comedian and game show host Tom Bergeron drops by the studio to share his thoughts on a variety of topics, including the unpredictability of live television, the genius of Marcel Marceau, the benefits of transcendental meditation and the rise and fall of the Jerry Lewis Telethon. Also, Tom interviews Moe Howard (and Larry Fine), Sid Caesar speaks German, Bob Hope moves down the couch and Mel Brooks mimics Bill Cullen. PLUS: Bob the Puppet! The Lawrence Welk singers! Arnold Schwarzenegger “brings funny!” Henry Winkler pulls a fast one! And Tom and Gilbert remember John Ritter!
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This week: Lauding Norman Lear! Tom Hanks sings a TV jingle! Gilbert writes a Superboy comic! And John remembers Mary Tyler Moore! To listen (and support the podcast) go to www.stitcher.com/premium now!
Gilbert and Frank welcome comedian, actor, writer and director Bobcat Goldthwait, who discusses his transition from performing to directing, his love of Universal horror films, his delight in making audiences feel “awkward” and his decades-long friendship with the late, great Robin Williams. Also: Bob wrestles with Arsenio, runs afoul of Nickelback, writes a “Billy Jack” movie and raves about Gilbert’s new documentary. PLUS: John Lennon doodles! Robert De Niro watches “Problem Child”! In praise of Barry Crimmins! In defense of Ed Wood! And Bobcat and Gilbert remember “Hot to Trot”! This episode is brought to you by Phil (www.phil.us/GILBERT) and Bombfell (www.bombfell.com/GILBERT).
This week: Appreciating Al Jaffee! Revisiting “The Swimmer”! Gilbert plays the Nevele! And Jackie Mason to the rescue! To listen (and support the podcast) go to http://www.stitcher.com/premium now!
Disc jockey, recording artist, radio/TV personality and longtime game show host Wink Martindale shares six decades of show business memories, including performing for Ed Sullivan, interviewing Jan and Dean, cutting a Top Ten single (“Deck of Cards”) and befriending the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll. Also, Dickie Dawson laughs it up, Bobby Darin orders off the menu, Sam Cooke experiences technical difficulties and Wink pitches a show to Merv Griffin. PLUS: Sam Phillips! Barry & Enright stage a comeback! Paul Lynde brings down the house! Gilbert sings “Mack the Knife”! And Wink remembers Chuck Barris!
This week: “The Murders in the Rue Morgue”! The legend of Le Petomane! Nehemiah Persoff boards the Titanic! And Gilbert does Reginald Van Gleason! To listen (and support the podcast) go to http://www.stitcher.com/premium now!