No Business Like Show Business Characters / The Originals: Volume 5
A deep, dark, sometimes unsettling look into the mind of writer, director Paul Schrader. The First Reformed and Affliction director bears all. Hear about why Scorsese, unlike he, just couldn't be trusted with Scarface piles of coke.
In this episode, Barry Sonnenfeld makes his compelling case for owning the title of show business's most neurotic man. He has worked with virtually everyone and lives up to his reputation as the funniest, most brutally honest raconteur Hollywood ever produced.
This is the only interview with The Sopranos creator David Chase you'll ever need to hear. Chase shares his surprising reaction to the death of James Gandolfini and provides all the darkest, most hilarious stories about his mother Norma, the inspiration for Livia Soprano.
Jennifer Tilly, currently reprising her role as murderous doll consort Tiffany in Chucky on USA/SYFY, discusses her ambivalence about her decades-long close association with an evil piece of plastic. Plus: why she still works even though she has beaucoup Simpsons dough.
Andrew spends a day with Emmy-winning actor Joe Pantoliano. Learn how Tom Cruise indirectly inspired Joe to seek rhinoplasty while doing Risky Business. Hear tales of how a dyslexic, ADD afflicted "closeted actor" came out as a thespian and made his escape from Hoboken.
Bruce Vilanch, the writer who has delivered more lines to stars than a Hollywood coke dealer, brings Andrew along on whirlwind tour of his forty-five plus years as a writer for hire and West Coast gay icon, beginning with his early days writing for weird variety shows to his decades-long stint as Oscar show writer.