22 March 2009
LeVar Burton discusses his journey as an actor and father. This was the very first show that Kevin did. From it was born the show's first catchphrase: "We're not ready..." LeVar talks in great depth about the enormity of co-starring in two historically successful projects: The mini-series "Root" and "Star Trek, The Next Generation."
29 March 2009
Jim Gaffigan discusses how and why he became a comedian, as well as his 20+year journey in the world of comedy, in which he now sells out theaters around the world. He's easily considered one of the best touring comedians of the day.
5 April 2009
Elon Musk is the CEO/Founder of Tesla Motors and SpaceX. Only days after the Tesla Model S four door fully electric sedan, he shares why and how the electric car IS the future, and that future is finally here, as well as his other passion, the world of rockets. This is the most in depth visual interview this true captain of industry has ever given. Two weeks later, for example, he was on David Letterman's show for a total of 6 minutes.
12 April 2009
Bobby Slayton is a unique, veteran stand-up comedian, who's nickname are "Yid Vicious" and "The Pit bull of Comedy." He and Kevin met in their early stand-up days of San Francisco and have known each other for almost 30 years. The hilarity that ensues is all the evidence necessary of their great friendship. This originally streamed live on Easter Sunday, '09.
19 April 2009
Paget Brewster is a tremendous actress, both dramatically and hilariously. She was the first female guest on the show and rather candidly shared with Kevin her particular journey in both life and showbiz.
26 April 2009
Alex Albrecht is a true internet super star. He discusses starting out in improvisational theater and shares his struggles in life, as well as showbiz, and how he ultimately found his worldwide success as the host of one the internets most popular shows, Diggnation.
4 May 2009
Matthew Perry candidly discusses his life and career leading up to, and through out, starring as Chandler Bing in the wildly successful television show "Friends," as well as life since, some of which had not been spoken of prior. He and Kevin have co-starred in 3 films together, the making of some of which is discussed here, too.
10 May 2009
Felicia Day is a multiple award-winning writer and actress, who created, writes and stars in the internet uber-sensation "The Guild." She offers insights into how someone who couldn't get hired much at all in traditional media could take her destiny into her own hands and create the single most financially successful internet comedy series to date.
24 May 2009
Josh Malina chats about his life and career as an actor and writer, including 4 years portraying the much-loved character "Will Bailey" in "The West Wing" and his current work on the television show "In Plain Sight." In this interview, he's also extremely funny in a charming and self-effacing manner.
31 May 2009
31 May 2009
Illeana Douglas is an award-winning film actress, who shares details of life as the granddaughter of Melvin Douglas, as well as her struggles and satisfactions in life and career. She also talks about has recently achieving a multi-million online views following with her comedy web series "Easy to Assemble."
21 June 2009
Dan Finnerty talks about being the creator and lead singer of The Dan Band. He has performed his utterly unique and hilarious musical act all over the world, as well as in numerous films and television shows, including his own special on Bravo, produced by Steven Speilberg. He also shares insights into his life as an adopted child, and now a father.
28 June 2009
Kevin Smith discusses his youthful adventures in New Jersey that later inspired the stories of his films, as well as his relationships with his actors. He also talks about his career though the disappointments and triumphs both.
12 July 2009
Mike Binder chats about starting out as a stand-up comedian and his ultimately becoming a writer/director/actor in both television and film.
19 July 2009
Nick Swardson became one of the funniest and most sought after stand-up comedians of his generation. He chats about that, as well as how he started writing movies for Adam Sandler, and how he and Adam have now become best friends and have successful worked together for many years.
Season 1, Episode 16: Jason Lee26 July 2009
Jason Lee talks about his career as an actor, but also for the first time ever he discusses his earlier career as a 19 year old skateboarder, who found himself touring the world as a skating star.
3 August 2009
Craig Bierko is one of the funniest people Kevin has ever chatted with. He talks about being an actor in Hollywood as well as starring in The Musica Man and Guys & Dolls on Broadway.
9 August 2009
Rob Huebel and Paul Scheer talk about their journeys of making it in Comedy, including the success of Human Giant for MTV. Easily one of the funniest interviews Kevin has done.
16 August 2009
23 August 2009
Hank Azaria reveals the process of becoming one of the stars of The Simpsons and the twenty year journey that it's been, as well as how some of his more famous characters came to be, such as Moe, Apu, Comic Book Guy and more.
30 August 2009
Seth MacFarlane talks about growing up dreaming of being an animator, then landing at Hanna Barbera, as well as his journey to creating and starring in Family Guy.
6 September 2009
Rob Corddry shares how he found out he if was funny and deciding if he'd really make a career of it, as well as how he transformed himself from goofball to a television and film comedian. He also chats about creating his comedy web series, "Children's Hospital" that will have its next season on Adult Swim.
13 September 2009
Michael Gladis and Rich Sommer talk about getting hired to co-star on the television show "Mad Men" and the process of doing this remarkably unique show. They also share their ups and downs as actors.
20 September 2009
Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova shed light on the process of being in and getting the film "Once" made, as well as the experience of winning an Academy Award for Best Song and what it was like to play it during the Oscar telecast and so much more.
5 December 2009
Kevin Nealon chats about being a stand-up comedian for over 25 years, as well as being a cast member on Saturday Night Live and now on Weeds.
Season 1, Episode 26: Lisa Loeb4 October 2009
Lisa Loeb was days away from giving birth to her first child when this chat was streamed live. She sheds lots of light on her career and life, as well as relationships and putting them on display for reality tv.
11 October 2009
Eddie Izzard holds the record for the longest interview with this 2 hour and 31 minute offering. He talks about starting out as a street performer, walking on stage for the first time as a transvestite and performing shows all around the world. He obviously talks about much, MUCH more, including completing 43 consecutive marathon length runs totaling 1000 miles.
18 October 2009
Paul F. Tompkins is one of Kevin's favorite comedians of his generation. He talks of his upbringing, his formative years as a young comedian, as wells as his finding his voice among the "alternative" comics of the '90s, and his foray into television.
25 October 2009
Weird Al Yankovic, in his most extensive interview to date, shares his early memories of musical and comedic icons that influenced his choices and rather unique style, as well as "that moment" when he heard one of his songs on the radio for the first time. He also talks about the journey he took that brought him to the world's eyes and ears.
1 November 2009
Ask a Ninja creators David Sarine and Kent Nichols discuss in depth for the first time how they set out to become one of the first recurring internet viral stars, and where it took them and what it brought into their lives.
8 November 2009
Brian Tyler chats about his life in music and shares insights into the world of being a film composer. He is a remarkably gifted musician, award-winning composer who's membership in Mensa is clear throughout this interview.
15 November 2009
David Koechner offers up one of the more candid series of stories of his life, marriage and fatherhood, while being one of the funniest guests the show has ever had. During this episode, Dave created what has become the production graphic intro to the show's weekly segment of "Tweet 5" live questions from the viewers.
22 November 2009
Robert Legato knows a thing or two about visual effects. He chats about his early work in television and commercials, as well as working with James Cameron, which led to his Academy Award on Titanic for Best Visual Effects, and his creating the shooting technique that finally enabled Cameron to make "Avatar." He and Kevin also share stories of working with Martin Scorsese.
Season 1, Episode 34: Nick Kroll6 December 2009
Nick Kroll is emerging as one of the funniest comedians working today. He talks about who he admired coming up as well as what he went through to finally find his voice on stage. He also chats about creating characters like "Bobby Bottle-service" and one half of "The Ed Hardy Boyz."
13 December 2009
Chris Hardwick has a most unique comedic voice, being part pure stand-up and part pure computer tech/internet geek. He is insanely funny during this interview. He talks about his struggles and failures as well as his tv successes, including his current hit internet-clip show, "Web Soup."
10 January 2010
Dave Coulier and Kevin have known each other since the stand-up comedy boom of the mid-80's, which they talk about with true insight and candor, as well as hilarious memories. Dave also talks about his tv success with "Full House." Throughout this, he and Kevin go toe-to-toe with their impersonations, including at one point, Coulier as "Super Dave Osborn" and Kevin as Super Dave's real life brother, Albert Brooks.
17 January 2010
"Drones" is a very special indie film that is celebrated in this episode by Kevin and the film's Directors Amber Benson and Adam Busch, as well as several cast members, the writers and the film's musical supervisor, recording artist Dan Bern.
24 January 2010
John DiMaggio and Billy West are two of the finest actors in the animation voice biz out there today. They discuss their influences and struggles as well as their successes, including "Futurama," "Ren & Stimpy" and MUCH more. This is a non-stop hilarious interview featuring two incredible talents.
31 January 2010
21 February 2010
James Urbaniak returns to the program having spent all too brief a visit in celebration of the film "Drones," which he stars in. Here, he chats about his early life in the New York theatre as well as the struggle to make it as a young character actor in today's film and television world.
28 February 2010
Seann William Scott proves during this episode that he is one the most disarming, down to earth bonifide young movie stars working today. His stories of his life and work are some of the more candid and oddly endearing shared on the program to date.
Season 1, Episode 42: Annie Duke14 March 2010
Annie Duke is not only regarded as THE best female professional poker player in the world, she ranks as one of the most respected and revered players in the game, period. She had just won NBC's 2010 National Heads-Up Poker Tournament a few days before this chat, which she talks about in detail as well as how she rose to the apex of players competing today while being a devoted mother of 4. She also offers a candid look into growing up as the kid sister to the hugely successful poker pro, Howard Lederer.
21 March 2010
28 March 2010
Daniel Stern chats about how he literally fell into his initial acting success and the many life gifts it has brought him since. He also shares his love of theatre, family and his newest art form; sculpture.
4 April 2010
Henry Winkler was considerably more candid with his life and career than he ever has in this Easter Sunday edition of the show, which also features a live earthquake during the show... If you think you know what Henry went through to get where is, you need to watch this interview.
18 April 2010
James Roday and Maggie Lawson talk about their struggles as young actors and ultimately meeting on their hit television show "Psych". They also shed a bit of light on being romantically involved while working together on the show.
2 May 2010
Cheri Oteri chats about how she finally decided to pursue her dream of being a member of The Groundlings improvisation troupe and how it lead to her starring for many years on Saturday Night Live.
9 May 2010
Justine Bateman shares her early teenage years as a television star on "Family Ties," as well as growing up with her actor brother Jason Bateman as their careers ebb and flowed. She also discusses the debate over Net Neutrality with great insight and intelligence.
16 May 2010
The Sklar Brothers, Jason and Randy, are twin brothers that became a successful comedy team and have lived truly rare, if not unparalleled, lives in showbiz. They share their struggles and successes with uncannily quick wit and humor.
23 May 2010
Titus Welliver, hours before the finale episode of television's "Lost" aired, chats about his work on that historically successful show, as well as working with David Milch on Deadwood and other projects. He also shares his uncanny impersonation of Milch, as well as his daunting impersonations of three different Al Pacino's; early, mid and present career, with perfect voice and physical attributes.
30 May 2010
Martin Mull chats about being an early '70s stand-up comedy icon, including being roommates with Steve Martin, and then re-inventing late night talk shows by starring in "Mary Mary Hartman" and "Fernwood Tonight. He also shares a slide show of his truly impressive artwork as a painter, which has been showed all over the world.
13 June 2010
Wayne Federman shares his rather eclectic career, which deals with the trajectory of becoming a well-known stand-up comedian as well as the bestselling author of "Maravich".
20 June 2010
Craig Ferguson talks openly about his life and career prior to his current massive success as a late night talk show host and how one goes about re-inventing that type of television standard. He shares a great deal about his life and passions.
Season 2, Episode 11: Paul Rudd27 June 2010
Paul Rudd opens up about his journey through theater to television to film. His discusses how said path took him to study theater at Oxford, leave a tv sitcom to make his Broadway debut in Alfred Uhry's "The Last Night at Ballyhoo," and then how he has slowly become a much sought after film comedic actor.
11 July 2010
J.K. Simmons discusses his early days in theatre and then television. He also shares, quite candidly, what it's been like to work more than once with the same filmmakers: Sam Raimi, The Coen Brothers and Jason Reitman.
Season 2, Episode 13: Rob Riggle18 July 2010
25 July 2010
1 August 2010
Season 2, Episode 16: Rich Eisen8 August 2010
15 August 2010
Neil Patrick Harris, on the day he announced his plans to adopt twins, sheds new light on the four different phases that have been his career.
Season 2, Episode 18: Adam Scott22 August 2010
29 August 2010
5 September 2010
12 September 2010
19 September 2010
26 September 2010
3 October 2010
Season 2, Episode 25: Tim Street10 October 2010
17 October 2010
24 October 2010
31 October 2010
7 November 2010
14 November 2010
21 November 2010
5 December 2010
5 December 2010
12 December 2010
19 December 2010
26 December 2010
9 January 2011
16 January 2011
23 January 2011
Season 2, Episode 40: Marc Maron30 January 2011
6 February 2011
13 February 2011
20 February 2011
27 February 2011
7 March 2011
13 March 2011
20 March 2011
27 March 2011
17 April 2011
Season 3, Episode 3: Rob Reiner24 April 2011
1 May 2011
7 May 2011
Season 3, Episode 6: John Cho17 May 2011
24 May 2011
29 May 2011
Christopher McQuarrie is the Academy Award winning screenwriter of worldwide success (in some opinions it has reached film classic status) "The Usual Suspects." He discusses his early days and how he became a screenwriter. Kevin and he share quite a bit of insight about the film, previously not shared publicly by either.
5 June 2011
14 June 2011
19 June 2011
26 June 2011
11 July 2011
18 July 2011
24 July 2011
31 July 2011
7 August 2011
14 August 2011
21 August 2011
28 August 2011
4 September 2011
Season 3, Episode 22: Dana Gould17 September 2011
25 September 2011
2 October 2011
9 October 2011
16 October 2011
23 October 2011
30 October 2011
6 November 2011
Season 3, Episode 30: Ed O'Neill8 January 2012
15 January 2012
22 January 2012
12 February 2012
18 February 2012
Season 3, Episode 35: David Wain4 March 2012
Season 3, Episode 36: Drew Carey11 March 2012
18 March 2012
15 April 2012
22 April 2012
29 April 2012
Season 4, Episode 4: Adam Brody13 May 2012
20 May 2012
27 May 2012
Season 4, Episode 7: Tony Hale10 June 2012
Season 4, Episode 8: Dan Harmon17 June 2012
1 July 2012
15 July 2012
5 August 2012
9 September 2012
16 September 2012
23 September 2012
7 October 2012
Season 4, Episode 16: Alan Arkin14 October 2012
Season 4, Episode 17: Matt Walsh21 October 2012
28 October 2012
Season 4, Episode 19: Shawn Ryan18 November 2012
2 December 2012
Season 4, Episode 21: Josh Gad17 February 2013
3 March 2013
10 March 2013
17 March 2013
24 March 2013
Season 5, Episode 2: Paul Feig21 April 2013
Season 5, Episode 3: Eli Roth28 April 2013
12 May 2013
19 May 2013
2 June 2013
9 June 2013
16 June 2013
23 June 2013
14 July 2013
28 July 2013
Season 5, Episode 12: Jon Lovitz4 August 2013
11 August 2013
Season 5, Episode 14: Jim Norton13 August 2013
18 August 2013
25 August 2013
Season 5, Episode 17: Tom Papa15 September 2013
Season 5, Episode 18: Ken Marino22 September 2013
Season 5, Episode 19: Ben Folds13 October 2013
20 October 2013
Greg Proops' work on television's "Whose Line Is it Anyway" set him apart from so many that had come before him. Here, he chats about how that work has taken him around the world, bringing laughter to people everywhere, as well as a few tours entertaining U.S. troops in Iraq.
Season 5, Episode 21: Jim Rash27 October 2013
17 November 2013
8 December 2013
Season 5, Episode 24: Tom Hanks15 December 2013
15 January 2014
12 January 2014
26 January 2014
18 February 2014
25 February 2014
4 March 2014
18 March 2014
31 March 2014
Season 6, Episode 2: Anna Faris9 April 2014
15 April 2014
Season 6, Episode 4: Dom Irrera29 April 2014
5 May 2014
13 May 2014
Season 6, Episode 7: Matt Jones20 May 2014
3 June 2014
10 June 2014
17 June 2014
1 July 2014
Season 6, Episode 12: Todd Glass6 July 2014
Season 6, Episode 13: Will Forte13 July 2014
Season 6, Episode 14: Jim Norton20 July 2014
Season 6, Episode 15: Bill Burr3 August 2014
Season 6, Episode 16: Bill Hader12 August 2014
Season 6, Episode 17: Jon Heder17 August 2014
7 September 2014
14 September 2014
21 September 2014
12 October 2014
19 October 2014
Season 6, Episode 23: Cary Elwes2 November 2014
9 November 2014
16 November 2014
5 January 2014
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