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Happy Sad Confused

MTV Podcast Network w/ Josh Horowitz

On Happy Sad Confused, Josh Horowitz gets nerdy and intimate with the biggest movie stars and filmmakers on the planet. Each and every week, you’ll hear in-depth, career-spanning conversations with everyone from Emma Stone and Hugh Jackman to Woody A...Show More

49:30 | Sep 17th

Don't be frightened, Bill Skarsgard is anything but scary in this visit to "Happy Sad Confused". The young actor talks about growing up as part of Sweden's famous acting family, his career-changing role as Pennywise, and his new film, "Villains"!

43:53 | Aug 28th

She's kicking ass in a big way in her new film, "Ready or Not", but don't be scared, Samara Weaving is a delight. The up and coming star joins Josh on the show this week to discuss her exploding career, including upcoming films with Keanu Reeves and ...Show More
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51:11 | Aug 21st

Talent and good taste. That's really all a great acting career needs. Easier said than done but Kirsten Dunst clearly has both of those skills. From "Interview with the Vampire" to the "Spider-Man" films, Josh and Kirsten talk about it all even as th...Show More

48:58 | Aug 16th

Lee Pace is always a busy guy, constantly jumping from theater to TV to film. Whatever the medium he always makes an impression which is why he's always welcome on "Happy Sad Confused"!On this return visit, Lee talks about his amazing run on Broadway...Show More

44:33 | Aug 6th

Virtually from the moment Geena Davis landed on the big screen in "Tootsie", her run was unstoppable -- "Beetlejuice", "The Fly", "Thelma & Louise", "A League of their Own", an Oscar win for "The Accidental Tourist". And then as if out of a bad Holly...Show More

53:13 | Jul 30th

It's a moment long overdue on "Happy Sad Confused" as Josh welcomes the first cinematographer to the show! It's better late than never though as Josh chats with legendary DP Robert Richardson about his unique collaborations with Oliver Stone, Martin ...Show More

50:57 | Jul 22nd

Name a more influential filmmaker from the past 30 years than Quentin Tarantino. Go ahead, we'll wait.The one and only auteur is back with his 9th film, another stone cold classic, "Once Upon a Hollywood", this time teaming up two iconic mo...Show More

55:00 | Jul 16th

Few filmmakers in recent memory have begun a career with a 1-2 punch as provocative and memorable as Ari Aster. Last year he disturbed audiences with "Hereditary" and this summer he's taking them on a decidedly long and strange trip to Sweden in "Mid...Show More

44:11 | Jul 10th

It's been five years since Jesse Eisenberg dropped by the podcast so there's a lot of ground to cover in this fun fast paced conversation -- from his new film "The Art of Self-Defense", why it took ten years to get the gang back together for a "Zombi...Show More

51:09 | Jul 1st

It's a special day when the voice of "Happy Sad Confused" (well, besides Josh) stops by for a chat. On this visit, Daisy Ridley talks about her big leap, starring in a film all her own with "Ophelia", plus an update on what to expect in "The Rise of ...Show More

43:05 | Jun 25th

The self-professed "feral" actress known as Annabelle Wallis pays a visit to "Happy Sad Confused" to talk about her new Showtime mini-series "The Loudest Voice", landing a role on "Peaky Blinders" despite Cillian Murphy's protests, and whether Tom Cr...Show More

51:26 | Jun 20th

You may know Jack Reynor from "Transformers: Age of Extinction" or "Sing Street" or as the guy who nearly was Han Solo but this summer you'll know him as the star of the super scary "Midsommar", from Ari Aster (director of last year's critical fave "...Show More

48:50 | Jun 12th

Sienna Miller joins Josh to discuss the most rewarding film of her career, "American Woman", transforming herself for "The Loudest Voice", knowing her worth as an actor, and much more!

47:14 | May 29th

One of the most accomplished filmmakers of our time, Ron Howard, returns to "Happy Sad Confused" to talk about his newest doc, "Pavarotti", plus he reflects on "Solo", and reveals plans to bring "Willow" back!

41:30 | May 21st

By now "Happy Sad Confused" listeners should know not to judge a book by its cover. Allison Williams clearly has a dark twisted soul beneath her sweet exterior and we love her for it. She's back on the show this time chatting about her latest subvers...Show More

40:16 | May 14th

A "Happy Sad Confused" visit from Nicholas Hoult is always a welcome treat, filled with tangents, absurdities, and of course a little movie talk. This summer Nicholas has not one but two offerings for audiences with "Tolkien" and "Dark Phoenix"!

35:13 | May 6th

Anyone interested in a little film called "Avengers: Endgame"? Here it is, the conversation you've been waiting to hear. A SPOILER-filled discussion with the directors behind the global phenomenon everyone is talking about!

55:37 | May 2nd

Elijah Wood is still a young man but he's lived a few distinct acts already as a successful child actor, the face of global franchise, and in recent years a successful genre producer and actor. He joins Josh on "Happy Sad Confused" this week to talk ...Show More

41:57 | Apr 23rd

Jodie Comer joins Josh to talk about her career making role in "Killing Eve", all the ups and downs that led to it, and why she's still living at home!

38:53 | Apr 16th

After years and years of false starts and absurdly bad luck, Terry Gilliam's "The Man Who Killed Don Quixote" is here at last and the great filmmaker himself returns to "Happy Sad Confused" to talk all about it and his storied career. 

48:09 | Apr 9th

Milla Jovovich has become a genre queen thanks to "The Fifth Element", "Resident Evil", and so much more. And now she's back in the new "Hellboy" opposite "Happy Sad Confused" fave David Harbour!  

53:00 | Mar 26th

How did Colin Farrell, the former notorious bad boy of the 2000s turn into the wholesome star of "Dumbo"? It's been a long strange for Colin and he opens up about it all with Josh on this episode of "Happy Sad Confused".  

49:42 | Mar 19th

Oscar Isaac might seem like the busiest actor working today but don't cry for him, he's actually on a break, and luckily for us he's taking a break from that break to catch up with Josh about his new Netflix movie, "Triple Frontier"!Plus, Oscar and J...Show More

52:30 | Mar 13th

Ricky Gervais joins Josh to ponder the great mysteries of the universe: life, death, whether you'd rather be two feet shorter or taller, all the important stuff. Plus Ricky talks about his new Netflix series, "After Life"!

51:50 | Mar 1st

Nina Dobrev stops by "Happy Sad Confused" to talk her new CBS sitcom, "Fam", and have a little tequila!

48:06 | Feb 5th

Two time Oscar winner Christoph Waltz stops by "Happy Sad Confused" this week to discuss his beginnings in Vienna and New York, why he's a self-avowed snob, and his new film, "Alita: Battle Angel".

51:57 | Feb 1st

Daniel Radcliffe returns to "Happy Sad Confused" to discuss his new comedy series "Miracle Workers", why he hasn't seen "Harry Potter & the Cursed Child", and more!

50:04 | Jan 23rd

You know him from Broadway ("The Book of Mormon") and TV ("Girls") and now you can add author to Andrew Rannell's list of credits! Andrew joins Josh to talk about his new memoir and his new Showtime series, "Black Monday". 

41:13 | Jan 16th

Samuel L. Jackson, the coolest man in the universe returns to "Happy Sad Confused" to discuss "Glass", Nick Fury's future, Star Wars, & more!

55:22 | Jan 8th

By now you probably know how insanely talented Tatiana Maslany is from her multi-award winning performance (or is that performances?) in "Orphan Black" but she's still working overtime like she has something to prove. She joins Josh on this episode o...Show More

50:24 | Jan 1st

We're ringing in a new year of "Happy Sad Confused" with a brilliant portrayal of a living icon. Felicity Jones joins Josh to talk about playing Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the new film, "On the Basis of Sex", her anxiety before "Rogue One" hit it big wit...Show More

47:36 | Dec 19th, 2018

He's a founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade, a former head writer for Saturday Night Live, and an Oscar winning filmmaker behind everything from "Anchorman" and "Step-Brothers" to "The Big Short"! Adam McKay joins Josh on this episode of "...Show More

47:33 | Dec 12th, 2018

James Wan is no stranger to big challenges but his latest film, "Aquaman" may be his biggest yet. The result is an ambitious blend of sci-fi/fantasy, a classic superhero origin story, plus a healthy does of irreverent humor. Oh, it's also a crazy gin...Show More

43:40 | Dec 5th, 2018

It was only five years ago that Elizabeth Debicki made her first big splash on the big screen, plucked from virtual obscurity by Baz Luhrmann to star alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, and Carey Mulligan in "The Great Gatsby". She made an im...Show More

51:28 | Nov 28th, 2018

Sit back and enjoy the infectious positive spirit that is Diego Luna's. He's got a lot to be excited about on this visit to "Happy Sad Confused", with "Narcos: Mexico" earning rave reviews since dropping on Netflix. Plus he's slated to return to the ...Show More

55:14 | Nov 13th, 2018

Ben Stiller makes his "Happy Sad Confused" debut to talk about directing the new limited series, "Escape at Dannemora", his various films from "The Cable Guy" to "Tropic Thunder" and his love of "Star Trek".  

56:28 | Nov 6th, 2018

Jason Reitman just can't stop giving us to this year with not one but two exceptional films! The Academy Award nominated director of "Juno" and "Up in the Air" joins Josh on this episode of "Happy Sad Confused" to discuss re-teaming with Charlize The...Show More

48:00 | Oct 30th, 2018

Richard E. Grant joins Josh to talk about his illustrious career, from "Withnail & I" to "Can You Ever Forgive Me?" and the upcoming new Star Wars film. He even puts up with Josh's obsession with "Hudson Hawk". A true gentleman. 

44:46 | Oct 23rd, 2018

The doctor is in! Sure "Happy Sad Confused" has welcomed "Doctor Who" veterans like Matt Smith and Karen Gillan in the past but here is a first--the current custodian of the iconic role themselves! And if anyone is up to the challenge of this role it...Show More

48:40 | Oct 16th, 2018

You'd be hard pressed to find a more impressive trio of films in a young filmmakers' career than Damien Chazelle's trifecta of "Whiplash", "La La Land", and his newest effort, "First Man". It's no wonder the 33 year-old stands as the youngest recipie...Show More

50:37 | Oct 10th, 2018

It's not just about the voice and the mustache but those two things certainly don't hurt. Sam Elliott is one of the last links to the old Hollywood system (he's quick to point out all the people from the early part of his career who are now dead). A ...Show More

42:03 | Oct 3rd, 2018

Kathryn is a "Happy Sad Confused" original, her first visit coming on just the fifth episode! Yet somehow it's been four years since she's visited Josh's office so there's a lot to catch up on, from her work with Jill Soloway on "Transparent" to her ...Show More

55:49 | Sep 19th, 2018

Bill Pullman may have been something of a late bloomer, never setting foot on a film set until his early 30s, but once his career was launched, there was no looking back. To look back at his career is to look at some of the great film highs of the 80...Show More

33:14 | Sep 13th, 2018

It's a special edition of "Happy Sad Confused" straight from the Toronto International Film Festival! With Josh running around the fest talking to dozens of actors and filmmakers, we present two conversations, one a familiar guest to podcast listener...Show More

54:01 | Sep 5th, 2018

Not only is Paul Feig the most dapper director to walk into the offices of "Happy Sad Confused" but he always brings the goods too. From "Freaks & Geeks" to "Bridesmaids", he's responsible for some of the most influential comedies of our times.And no...Show More

42:58 | Aug 29th, 2018

It only seems like "Happy Sad Confused" has a Gleeson on every week what with Brendan making his debut a few weeks back and returning champion Domhnall back in the hot seat for a third time on this episode. But there's a reason the Gleesons are alway...Show More

55:42 | Aug 22nd, 2018

Don't even try to pin down Chris Weitz's career, it's a fruitless endeavor. From "American Pie" to "About a Boy" to writing a Star Wars movie, to helming a fact based thriller like "Operation Finale", the only consistency is quality. Chris joins Josh...Show More

46:28 | Aug 14th, 2018

Please excuse Josh and his guest, Lauren Cohan, if they're a little punch drunk on this episode of "Happy Sad Confused". Chalk it up to a post Comic-Con fog but for you lucky listeners that means an entertaining chat and the debut of Lauren's unusual...Show More

56:29 | Aug 8th, 2018

You don't have to have the last name Gleeson to be a great actor but it certainly doesn't seem to hurt. If you're a "Happy Sad Confused" listener you already know Domhnall but today it's time to recognize the accomplishments of dear old dad, Brendan....Show More

52:43 | Jul 31st, 2018

We've jammed so much "Happy Sad Confused" goodness into this episode it's almost too good to be true! The proceedings get off to a fun start with returning favorite guest Sam Heughan dropping in to say a quick hello to Josh and Sammy, lament missing ...Show More

44:18 | Jul 26th, 2018

It's been an eventful two years for Betty Gilpin. The daughter of two character actors who never got the role that made them a household name, she was resigned and indeed okay with that same sort of life, theater in New York, guest spots on TV to pay...Show More

27:16 | Jul 18th, 2018

It's been 11 years since "Across the Universe" was released in theaters and today it remains no less miraculous than it was then. Featuring over 30 iconic Beatles songs in an array of show-stopping spectacular sequences, the movie musical immediately...Show More

50:57 | Jul 10th, 2018

He's only 20 with a handful of film credits on his resume but it's clear Alex Wolff has a lot of wind at his back. A supporting role in the billion dollar phenomenon that was "Jumanji" certainly helped but it's a much smaller film that will likely ha...Show More

1:02:11 | Jun 26th, 2018

By night, Zachary Quinto is stealing scenes in the revival of the Broadway hit play "The Boys in the Band" and by day he's pretty busy too -- shooting a guest spot on a hilarious TV show, plotting a myriad of projects as a producer, and even squeezin...Show More

1:06:28 | Jun 20th, 2018

Need a little unadulterated joy in your life? We've got two recommendations for you -- a delightful father/daughter tale called "Hearts Beat Loud" (out in theaters now!) and this week's episode of "Happy Sad Confused"! What do they have in common? Th...Show More

43:41 | Jun 12th, 2018

You can stop grouping Mandy Moore in with Britney and Christina. Sure, she was discovered seemingly overnight at 15 and was suddenly opening for NSYNC and dominating the MTV airwaves but the truth is that pop star image was never what Moore was or ev...Show More

45:43 | Jun 5th, 2018

Sometimes it takes a twisted little psychological horror movie to remind you that Toni Collette is one of our finest actors working today. Make no mistake, after you've seen "Hereditary" (and you really should!), you'll remember once again that she's...Show More

46:57 | May 22nd, 2018

Settle in and enjoy the sweet voice of Dan Stevens in his triumphant return to "Happy Sad Confused"! Why triumphant? Well, there's "Legion", now in its second mind-bending season on FX, which seemingly is the role and show that fits Dan to a tee. Plu...Show More

56:04 | May 15th, 2018

It's an all too rare treat for the spirit animal of "Happy Sad Confused", Michael Shannon, to stop by, but it's always worth the wait. On this visit with Josh, the two dissect their odd relationship, contemplate the sorry state of the world, and even...Show More

45:21 | May 7th, 2018

SPOILER ALERT: We mean it. Every second of this podcast will spoil "Avengers: Infinity War" so if you haven't seen it yet, this is not the podcast for you.Still there? Great. On this special edition of "Happy Sad Confused", Josh asks all the big and ...Show More

55:02 | May 1st, 2018

It's two Joshuas for the price of one on this edition of "Happy Sad Confused" with Joshua Jackson making his debut on the podcast! Speaking of debuts, Jackson is enjoying one memorable Broadway debut with his role in "Children of a Lesser God". It's ...Show More

47:28 | Apr 26th, 2018

If you think you know Aubrey Plaza from her character on "Parks & Recreation" or her delightfully deadpan talk show appearances, you've only seen a part of her. On this episode of "Happy Sad Confused," get to know the real Aubrey! She's complex and c...Show More

54:07 | Apr 23rd, 2018

If you've listened to "Happy Sad Confused" before, you know we love our Brits around here so of course it was inevitable that we'd welcome Martin Freeman to the show. And as you might expect, Martin does not disappoint, in this fun and meandering con...Show More

50:01 | Apr 17th, 2018

Marvel may have given Hayley Atwell fame but a television adaptation of a century old novel may end up being the game changer for the actress. On this episode of "Happy Sad Confused", Atwell explains why playing Margaret Schlegel in the critically la...Show More

46:42 | Apr 10th, 2018

You'd think that seven years of a TV show would make Adam DeVine, Anders Holm, and Blake Anderson, want to take a little break from each other. But nope, wasting little time since the conclusion of "Workaholics", the three have reunited for  their fi...Show More

52:34 | Apr 3rd, 2018

Simon Pegg makes a triumphant return to "Happy Sad Confused" on this episode that hits all the proper nerd pleasure centers. Simon can currently be seen in Steven Spielberg's "Ready Player One" so of course that sends Josh and Simon down a Spielberg ...Show More

47:22 | Mar 28th, 2018

Strap yourself in for a chat with one of the greats. Two time Academy Award winner Sean Penn pays his first visit to "Happy Sad Confused" to spread the good word about his debut novel, "Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff". In this conversation, Penn opens u...Show More

56:07 | Mar 26th, 2018

Lightning has struck three times for Ben McKenzie when it comes to beloved TV shows but the guy could use a break. 22 hours of TV a year isn't for lightweights and nowadays Ben's a father and a husband (to co-star Morena Baccarin) but he still knows ...Show More

59:21 | Mar 22nd, 2018

Josh once again remembers what true joy feels like on this episode of "Happy Sad Confused". For Jeff Goldblum, one of the world's most entertaining specimens, has returned! And as one would hope, Jeff is delightfully eccentric and thoughtful in this ...Show More

32:54 | Mar 20th, 2018

It's a movie musical trifecta on this edition of "Happy Sad Confused"! Hugh Jackman returns to the show and this time he's brought some very talented friends, the Oscar/Grammy/Tony winning team of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. All three are basking in ...Show More

47:03 | Mar 6th, 2018

It's only slightly awkward to welcome Zoey Deutch to an office where a "Back to the Future" poster hangs prominently (her mom is of course Lea Thompson) but luckily Zoey thrives on the slightly awkward. That's why she's a welcome guest to this episod...Show More

45:58 | Feb 27th, 2018

You know Heather Graham for a slew of memorable roles -- whether it's Roller Girl in "Boogie Nights" or Felicity Shagwell in "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me" but her new role as a writer/director is clearly the one she's proudest of. On this e...Show More

55:59 | Feb 21st, 2018

Come for the effortless charm of Paul Rudd and Justin Theroux but stay for the fart talk. That's right, this episode of "Happy Sad Confused" runs the gamut but what would you expect when Josh is visited by these two hilarious actor/writers? First the...Show More

56:39 | Feb 14th, 2018

Don't call it a comeback because if you really look at her resume, Holly Hunter has basically been killing it consistently ever since the cameras found her. She burst out of the gate like a bullet with "Raising Arizona" and "Broadcast News" in the sa...Show More

58:33 | Feb 6th, 2018

Whether you know it or not, you've probably seen most of Francis Lawrence's films and likely many of his iconic music videos (he's helmed classics for the likes of Britney Spears, Janet Jackson, and Beyonce). Lawrence isn't a bombastic personality bu...Show More

50:56 | Jan 30th, 2018

Let's be honest, a year ago very few people knew who Rachel Brosnahan was. Hell, even a couple months ago, before "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" debuted on Amazon, she could still pass by unnoticed on the streets of New York where she lives. That's all ...Show More

31:44 | Jan 26th, 2018

It's the 200th episode of "Happy Sad Confused" and what better way to celebrate than to bring back one of our favorite guests, Domhnall Gleeson!It seems like it's always an embarrassment of riches when Domhnall re-enters the spotlight and that's cert...Show More

38:40 | Jan 24th, 2018

In our second episode direct from Park City, Utah, Josh hangs out with Evan Peters on his birthday, while he celebrates his first visit to the Sundance Film Festival. Evan's new film, "American Animals", a bizarre true story of a heist gone terribly ...Show More

28:12 | Jan 22nd, 2018

Direct from Park City, Utah, "Happy Sad Confused" welcomes the directing tandem that is Joe and Anthony Russo. On this, the 20th anniversary of their first visit to Utah, the brothers reflect on the difference Slamdance and the mentorship of Steven S...Show More

59:39 | Jan 17th, 2018

There's a lot of laughter and even some tears on this episode of "Happy Sad Confused". Would you expect anything less from two icons like Jane Fonda & Lily Tomlin? In the sprawling conversation, Josh talks to the two famed actors about their similari...Show More

57:47 | Jan 2nd, 2018

A new year of “Happy Sad Confused” begins with a newcomer to the podcast, Garrett Hedlund! With his latest film, “Mudbound”, Garrett once again proves his taste runs more indie than blockbuster. Plus, he’s got a new Steven Soderbergh show, “Mosaic” t...Show More

51:52 | Dec 25th, 2017

When your name has become a verb to other actors, you know you're doing something right. ie. If you're "pulling a Christian Bale", then you've probably just gained or lost a tremendous amount of weight all in the interest of transforming for a role. ...Show More

46:04 | Dec 17th, 2017

If there's one scene from a feature film released in 2017 that should go into a time capsule for future actors showing how it's done, it might as well be Michael Stuhlbarg's monologue that comes near the end of "Call Me By Your Name". To those who kn...Show More

45:17 | Dec 14th, 2017

One would think when you welcome two guests to the podcast, each esteemed British actors, playing no less than Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh respectively, that a very dignified and maybe even stodgy conversation awaits. One would be ve...Show More

54:30 | Dec 7th, 2017

It's all happening very fast for Timothee Chalamet and he knows it. Sure, he's been acting and performing for years but no other 21 year old can point to the trifecta of films he's just made, all earning awards season love. Oh and he's just been film...Show More

45:42 | Dec 6th, 2017

A year ago Kumail Nanjiani's career was going great. Between a hugely successful stand-up career and a role on the hit series "Silicon Valley", not to mention various podcasts and supporting film roles, he wasn't wanting for much. And yet, here were ...Show More

48:33 | Dec 4th, 2017

It's hard to pick a favorite Richard Jenkins performance simply because he's always excellent. Do you love him as the suffering father in "Step-Brothers"? Or maybe for his Oscar nominated performance as a solitary widower who takes up the drums in "T...Show More

48:01 | Nov 29th, 2017

It would be so easy to hate Armie Hammer. He's been blessed with the kind of looks that would make Captain America roll his eyes. He was born into privilege. And he was cast as one of the most iconic superheroes ever (Batman) at 19 years old with vir...Show More

53:23 | Nov 27th, 2017

It seemed like an impossible proposition for any filmmaker but somehow miraculously Denis Villeneuve achieved the next to impossible -- directing a sequel to "Blade Runner" that actually may rival (and in some critics' estimation surpass) the origina...Show More

48:21 | Nov 22nd, 2017

Ben Mendelsohn admits that only a few years ago he'd all but given up on his dreams of a film career. For a couple decades he'd experienced pockets of success in his home country of Australia but while his contemporaries like Russell Crowe and Guy Pe...Show More

56:05 | Nov 20th, 2017

Jon Bernthal knows how lucky he is. "Art has saved my life," he says on this episode of "Happy Sad Confused". In truth, it's a lot more than luck that's gotten Bernthal to where he is today, a much in demand actor on the big and small screen. Berntha...Show More

46:59 | Nov 14th, 2017

Josh Hutcherson only seems to be the most well adjusted child actor turned young adult performer in Hollywood. In fact, as you'll learn in this episode of "Happy Sad Confused", Josh is hiding an abundance of secret traumas, from Tom Hanks mocking his...Show More

54:59 | Nov 9th, 2017

Kenneth Branagh has been nominated for an Academy Award in 5 different categories, acted and directed in critical favorites and blockbusters alike, gotten his hands and feet enshrined just this month in Hollywood, and is generally considered THE fore...Show More

49:02 | Oct 31st, 2017

There's no rule that says film directors have to be as entertaining as their films but Taika Waititi is just that. His films, from "What We Do In The Shadows" to "Hunt for the Wilderpeople" are overflowing with charm and humor and the same can be sai...Show More

41:56 | Oct 23rd, 2017

It's not lost on Adrianne Palicki how tough an iconic TV show is to follow up. But lightning may be striking twice for her as the actress is enjoying the early success of her new series on Fox, "The Orville". This week on "Happy Sad Confused", Adrian...Show More

44:36 | Oct 16th, 2017

It's been an eventful few years for Sarah Silverman and all not necessarily for the better. One need only look at the three dedications on her latest comedy special, "A Speck of Dust" to realize she's been dealing with loss. But Sarah is nothing if n...Show More

42:53 | Oct 9th, 2017

Chadwick Boseman doesn't get intimidated easily. At least that seems to be the case when you look at the roles he's tackled in his young film career. From Jackie Robinson in "42" to James Brown in "Get on Up", and now no less than Thurgood Marshall i...Show More

56:02 | Oct 3rd, 2017

For a high school AND college dropout Willem Dafoe has done alright. Actually for anyone Willem Dafoe has done more than alright. He is without a doubt one of our finest actors as evidenced by one of the most eclectic and impressive resumes that cont...Show More

57:23 | Sep 26th, 2017

You can tell a lot about an actor by the filmmakers they've worked with. And if that's the case, there is no one more respected than Tim Roth. From Quentin Tarantino to Francis Ford Coppola, from David Lynch to Ava DuVernay, Roth is always in high de...Show More

42:16 | Sep 15th, 2017

Dylan O'Brien is at a crossroads in his career and he knows it. On this episode of "Happy Sad Confused", the young actor talks to Josh about the end of one era and perhaps the beginning of another.Dylan talks about his beginnings, growing up the son ...Show More

41:06 | Sep 14th, 2017

Nicholas Hoult returns to "Happy Sad Confused" this week to probe deeper into his food preferences, his recent experimentation with a creepy mustache, and his love of podcasts!But of course Nic has a ton of movies to talk about too, including playing...Show More

28:18 | Sep 12th, 2017

Guillermo del Toro was already perhaps the most beloved filmmaker working today by the industry, critics, and movie geeks around the world but now with "The Shape of Water", his latest, he may have achieved another level.This week Josh chats with Gui...Show More

47:23 | Sep 8th, 2017

Taylor Kitsch may always be Tim Riggins to some but he's come a long way from "Friday Night Lights" thanks to memorable roles in "True Detective", "The Normal Heart", and yes, the underrated "John Carter". Now he's visiting Josh to talk about going b...Show More

50:16 | Sep 7th, 2017

Lake Bell stops by Josh's office this week to talk about her latest directing effort (which she also wrote and stars in), "I Do....Until I Don't" and she brought her mom to boot! Josh and Lake talk about love, marriage, and Lake's eclectic career, fr...Show More

48:52 | Aug 31st, 2017

Through 2 films and one historic television series, Kyle MacLachlan and David Lynch have created one of the great artistic collaborations of our time. And now, after a 25 year gap in working together, Kyle is back in a big way in his most iconic role...Show More

56:24 | Aug 31st, 2017

You know and love Jay Baruchel from "Undeclared", "This is the End", and "How to Train Your Dragon" but forget acting, what's always wanted to do is direct! And finally he's doing just that, helming "Goon: Last of the Enforcers", a sequel to his belo...Show More

59:17 | Aug 16th, 2017

David Harbour stops by "Happy Sad Confused" this week to reflect on how his career changed completely after the ago of 40 thanks to a rare leading man role in the hit series, "Stranger Things." David loves talking the craft of acting and he and Josh ...Show More

46:34 | Aug 3rd, 2017

John Boyega joins Josh this week just as his critically acclaimed film, "Detroit" hits theaters. He discusses the intense experience of working on a Kathryn Bigelow film, his path from "Attack the Block" to "Star Wars" and why he's okay with missing ...Show More

39:07 | Jul 19th, 2017

It’s difficult to avoid superlatives when discussing this week’s guest on “Happy Sad Confused”. Let’s just say Christopher Nolan is certainly one of, if not the most revered and successful directors working today.In this rare conversation (this may i...Show More

49:32 | Jul 12th, 2017

Yes, it is possible to make a summer blockbuster filled with drama and heart and yeah, even some super cool action. Matt Reeves has it down as evidenced by his two amazing films in the “Planet of the Apes” series.In this return visit to “Happy Sad Co...Show More

55:41 | Jul 6th, 2017

Lily Collins has never been one to waste time. As a teenager she flirted with a career in journalism, but decided to double down on her passion for acting and things have been paying off in a big way ever since.Since her film debut in “The Blind Side...Show More

48:08 | Jun 29th, 2017

Before “Shaun of the Dead” and “Hot Fuzz” and yes, even before “Spaced”, there was “Baby Driver”. At least in Edgar Wright’s brain, that’s how far back this pet project goes and now a mere 22 years later after he first dreamed up a unique blend of ac...Show More

59:00 | Jun 21st, 2017

Despite an arbitrary underlying tension with Josh that’s been festering for years, Will Arnett is the delightful guest on this week’s episode of “Happy Sad Confused.” In truth, Will and Josh get along famously, but what’s life without a designated ne...Show More

1:17:42 | Jun 15th, 2017

Normally it would be easy to resent a guy like Colin Trevorrow, a filmmaker who somehow made the leap from a small Sundance debut (“Safety Not Guaranteed”) to being given the keys to a beloved franchise like “Jurassic Park.” But Colin is as aware of ...Show More

1:15:18 | Jun 7th, 2017

It’s a full-circle moment for “Happy Sad Confused” as our very first guest, Kate Mara, returns at long last! A lot has changed since Kate last visited, and she and Josh take stock of it all, from a little perspective on “Fantastic Four” to introducin...Show More

1:21:22 | May 31st, 2017

Hasan Minhaj admits he’s feeling a little sleepy, but you would too if you had as much as he’s got going on. This week on “Happy Sad Confused,” the “Daily Show” correspondent dissects his huge moment delivering the big speech at the recent White Hous...Show More

1:22:01 | May 24th, 2017

You’d be hard-pressed to find two films more dissimilar than “Baywatch” and “The Wall,” currently in theaters, but that’s what “Happy Sad Confused” is all about — and, indeed, this week’s show runs the gamut. First up is Alexandra Daddario, best know...Show More

1:23:57 | May 17th, 2017

It’s an “Alien: Covenant” love fest this week on “Happy Sad Confused” as Josh welcomes three of its stars. Michael Fassbender makes a triumphant third appearance on the podcast and this time he’s brought a friend: the always hysterical Danny McBride!...Show More

57:57 | May 10th, 2017

While “Game of Thrones” fans eagerly anticipate the show’s return for a seventh season this summer, “Happy Sad Confused” has a treat for you: breakout star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. In this visit with Josh, the Danish actor gets real about his life and ...Show More

54:28 | May 3rd, 2017

Karen Gillan has nerd cred to spare and we love her for it. This week, as “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” hits theaters, she visits Josh to talk about her love of "Star Trek," how “Doctor Who” changed her life, and why imitating Marilyn Monroe was t...Show More

1:01:11 | Apr 27th, 2017

Neil Gaiman’s fertile imagination has been entertaining and enthralling readers for decades. Whether you know him from his groundbreaking comic-book writing for “The Sandman,” his acclaimed novels like “Stardust” and “The Graveyard Book,” or his writ...Show More

1:14:34 | Apr 19th, 2017

Why was Anne Hathaway, one of the biggest and most celebrated movie stars in the world, considering leaving acting only a couple years ago? The Oscar winner joins Josh this week to talk about her peaks and valleys, how this Jersey girl made it big, a...Show More

50:56 | Apr 12th, 2017

For most actors, a life of quiet consistent work is practically a dream come true. And that’s the life Bill Nighy led for most of his career, steady work on the stage, on television and film, and even on radio, but never “that part”—the one that woul...Show More

1:02:59 | Apr 6th, 2017

Just because a guy looks like Hercules doesn't mean he doesn't love geeking out about Tolkien and Dungeons & Dragons. As evidence we present the larger than life Joe Manganiello. This week on "Happy Sad Confused", Josh welcomes Joe to the podcast and...Show More

1:00:45 | Mar 29th, 2017

If it seems like Scarlett Johansson’s been kicking ass on screen non-stop in recent years, you’re right. A slew of appearances as Black Widow, a Luc Besson adventure in “Lucy”, and now the eagerly anticipated “Ghost in the Shell” (out this Friday) mi...Show More

1:08:49 | Mar 22nd, 2017

Woody Harrelson has this celebrity thing figured out. Any man who counts Bill Murray and Willie Nelson as friends, calls Maui home, and bounces between Star Wars flicks and the quirky comedies, certainly seems to have cracked the code.That being said...Show More

53:10 | Mar 15th, 2017

If you invite consummate improv geniuses like Paul Scheer or Rob Huebel on your podcast you’re going to go on a tangent or two. Invite them both on, with their long history together, well you’d better strap yourself because things are going to get we...Show More

42:28 | Mar 9th, 2017

Jerrod Carmichael doesn’t need you to laugh at everything he says. For most comedians that might seem antithetical to their very existence, but Carmichael has different ambitions— as you might expect if you’ve seen his unique work.This week, we find ...Show More

59:02 | Mar 2nd, 2017

At this point, Anna Kendrick is close to achieving full-time cohosting status on “Happy Sad Confused.” She visits Josh this week for a record fourth time, this time bringing a friend along in filmmaker Jeffrey Blitz. Kendrick and Blitz first teamed u...Show More

1:30:14 | Feb 22nd, 2017

On this week’s “Happy Sad Confused,” we find Allison Williams in crisis. The final season of "Girls", the show that launched her career, is airing right now; her new (and first!) film, "Get Out", is opening in theaters this week; and she’s not doing ...Show More

45:51 | Feb 15th, 2017

If you’ve seen Dane DeHaan’s work, you might think he’s a tortured angst-ridden teenager, prone to moodiness and ripping a bully at school’s teeth out (okay, that just happened in “Chronicle”, the movie that launched his big screen career).The realit...Show More

1:31:24 | Feb 9th, 2017

Welcome to podcasting history. This week “Happy Sad Confused” welcomes two April fools babies as Josh’s guests, surely a first in the annals of the medium. First up is Taran Killam, whose eclectic career has included six memorable seasons on “Saturda...Show More

1:14:42 | Feb 1st, 2017

One of the exciting byproducts of visiting a film festival like Sundance is getting a sneak peek at the next big thing, whether it be a filmmaker or an actor. Certainly this year was no exception with relative unknowns like Chante Adams (“Roxanne Rox...Show More

53:47 | Jan 25th, 2017

"Happy Sad Confused" (in the person of Josh Horowitz) has hit the road this week to take you to the Sundance Film Festival. So don't worry about scoring a ticket or trekking to Utah we've got you covered with three conversations straight from the his...Show More

40:05 | Jan 23rd, 2017

 ***SPOILER ALERT***If you have not seen “Split,” do NOT read this or listen to the accompanying podcast. You have been warned!  ***SPOILER ALERT*** M. Night Shyamalan, so celebrated for his early films like “The Sixth Sense” and “Signs” has essentia...Show More

58:12 | Jan 19th, 2017

  Bryce Dallas Howard’s busy 2016 (there was her memorable SAG nominated turn in “Black Mirror” and the underrated “Pete’s Dragon”) may be over but 2017 has a lot in store for her as well.In this return visit to “Happy Sad Confused”, Howard talks abo...Show More

49:12 | Jan 11th, 2017

In his eleven seasons on “Saturday Night Live,” Fred Armisen appeared in over 800 sketches, proving to be the most versatile oddball utility player the storied late night show could hope for. Since leaving the show in 2013, rather than setting his si...Show More

1:17:16 | Jan 4th, 2017

In this first “Happy Sad Confused” of the new year, it’s all the more appropriate that Josh welcomes two artists who very much represent the future. First up is Janelle Monae, already a phenomenal music success story, who has made a huge splash as an...Show More

47:43 | Dec 28th, 2016

Natalie Portman is known for many things but being a great impressionist is not one of them (she’s not shy about admitting this). All of which makes her transformation into Jackie Kennedy in the new film, “Jackie”, that much more impressive. It might...Show More

1:04:23 | Dec 21st, 2016

If you’re going to list the actors most filmmakers are dying to work with these days, Michael Fassbender’s name had better be at or near the top of the list. All of which makes his decision to lend his talents as an actor and producer to “Assassin’s ...Show More

50:22 | Dec 14th, 2016

Emile Hirsch, acclaimed for performances in films like “Into the Wild”, “Milk”, and “Lone Survivor”, has returned to the big screen for “The Autopsy of Jane Doe”, a thriller that earned raves when it screened at the Toronto International Film Festiva...Show More

55:21 | Dec 7th, 2016

A lot of assumptions have been made about Aaron Taylor-Johnson. He became tabloid fodder simply because of his engagement at the age of 19 to noted filmmaker Sam Taylor-Wood. This wasn’t the career playbook for an actor on the rise thanks to diverse ...Show More

42:39 | Nov 30th, 2016

Shia LaBeouf has certainly packed a lot into his relatively short 30 years on this planet. From child star to a franchise leading movie star. From avant garde artist to outspoken asshole. He’s been labeled a lot of things (some unfairly, some he’ll c...Show More

02:32 | Nov 21st, 2016

There's no new episode of Happy Sad Confused this week, but Josh and Sammy wanted to wish friends and fans alike a happy holiday and let everyone know what's coming up next on the show.

1:10:46 | Nov 17th, 2016

A veritable legend visits “Happy Sad Confused” this week.  The story of American moviemaking and celebrity in the 20th century would be woefully incomplete without a chapter devoted to Warren Beatty. He’s counted John F. Kennedy and Ronald Reagan as ...Show More

1:26:54 | Nov 9th, 2016

A legendary filmmaker and an actress on the rise visit Josh Horowitz for this week’s episode of “Happy Sad Confused”. In the 80s and 90s, Paul Verhoeven’s name was synonymous with Hollywood spectacle and at times, controversy. He directed a trio of a...Show More

1:18:56 | Nov 2nd, 2016

Forgive the pun but it’s a love fest on the “Happy Sad Confused” podcast this week with two stars of Loving (in theaters November 4th), the new Jeff Nichols awards contender, plus a hysterical chat with two of our favorite comedians. If you’re a come...Show More

1:08:35 | Oct 26th, 2016

There’s something for everyone on this week’s “Happy Sad Confused” with Josh Horowitz. Want to catch up with the young woman who burst out of nowhere in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”? Daisy Ridley joins Josh to explain why she signed up to narrate a...Show More

1:18:56 | Oct 19th, 2016

The operative word is “enthusiasm” to sum up this week’s guests on “Happy Sad Confused” with Josh Horowitz. This episode welcomes two filmmakers—one just launching a career as a director, the other a legend returning to sci-fi with his biggest film y...Show More

1:19:45 | Oct 12th, 2016

It's a geek's dream come true on this week's "Happy Sad Confused" as Josh Horowitz gets an exclusive update on "War of the Planet of the Apes" and welcomes a veritable icon in Bruce Campbell. First up on the podcast is a spoiler free chat with "Apes"...Show More

58:58 | Oct 5th, 2016

Mahershala Ali is in the middle of the transition every actor dreams of--from that guy to THE guy. He reveals all in this week's episode of "Happy Sad Confused" as he traces his trajectory, from "House of Cards" to his film debut in "The Curious Case...Show More

50:44 | Sep 29th, 2016

Warning: this podcast is full of Samuel L. Jackson awesomeness. Yes, on this week’s episode of “Happy Sad Confused”, Josh Horowitz welcomes the king of the badasses and he does not disappoint. Prepare for a series of truth bombs from the star of “Mis...Show More

1:06:14 | Sep 21st, 2016

Welcome to the debut episode of Happy Sad Confused! Kinda. Okay, not really. Despite being around since, it is true that Happy Sad Confused is new and improved, joining the MTV podcast network at long last. For the uninitiated, here’s the deal: each ...Show More

1:07:08 | Sep 8th, 2016

Nicholas Meyer is a novelist, a screenwriter, a director, and most importantly to Trekkies, the man perhaps most responsible for resurrecting Star Trek in the 80s. The director of "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan" reminisces with Josh about his life,...Show More

36:48 | Sep 2nd, 2016

If you don't love Tony Hale from "Arrested Development," you love him from "Veep". Who are you kidding? You probably love him from both AND tons of other work. The Emmy nominated actor joins Josh to reflect on his career and give some important advic...Show More

35:39 | Aug 30th, 2016

Edgar Ramirez returns! The "Carlos" star makes a return trip to Josh's office to talk about bonding with Robert DeNiro and playing Roberto Duran in the boxing flick, "Hands of Stone". Also, Josh helps Edgar plot a reunion on the big screen with Jessi...Show More

53:30 | Aug 20th, 2016

The charming and talented John Krasinski joins Josh to talk about directing "The Hollars", nearly playing Captain America, and getting his action hero on in the upcoming Jack Ryan TV series.

1:00:58 | Aug 12th, 2016

Don't hate him just because he plays an awesome bad guy. Stephen Lang of "Avatar" fame stops by to update Josh on the sequels, reminisce about his theater roots, and discuss his new films, "Don't Breathe" and "Beyond Glory". Oh and about him playing ...Show More

52:31 | Jul 25th, 2016

The delightful Logan Lerman (Percy Jackson film series, Perks of Being a Wallflower) joins Josh to chat about the state of film, the difficult choices he has to make choosing roles, and much more.

1:03:05 | Jul 18th, 2016

Josh catches up with Tom Hiddleston while he is in Australia shooting the new Thor film to chat about his Emmy nomination for The Night Manager. Also, actor Nicholas Hoult (X-Men: Apocalypse) joins Josh to talk about playing Pokemon Go, asking Siri w...Show More

54:32 | Jul 12th, 2016

Actor Dave Franco (21 Jump Street, Now You See Me, Neighbors) joins Josh this week to about his latest teen techno-thriller film Nerve.

50:29 | Jul 4th, 2016

This is a historic moment for Happy Sad Confused. Anna Kendrick is now officially a 3 time guest on the show! She joins Josh this week to talk about Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, writing her book Scrappy Little Nobody, and much more.

53:53 | Jun 27th, 2016

Filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn (Drive, The Pusher trilogy) joins Josh to talk about his new horror film The Neon Demon starring Elle Fanning, what lead him to start creating films that he wished to see, who would make the perfect Wonder Woman, and hi...Show More

55:34 | Jun 20th, 2016

The one and only Jeff Goldblum joins Josh this week to discuss his admiration for numerous actors, returning to the Independence Day series with the new film Independence Day: Resurgence, and how fatherhood is treating him. This episode is sponsored ...Show More

56:56 | Jun 6th, 2016

Filmmaker Jon M. Chu joins Josh this week to discuss his latest film Now You See Me 2, what he learned from Jem and the Holograms, and much more. This episode is sponsored by

51:26 | May 30th, 2016

Screenwriter and producer Simon Kinberg joins Josh to talk about writing this year's summer blockbuster X-Men: Apocalypse and so much more. Have a Happy Sad Confused Memorial Day!

44:42 | May 23rd, 2016

Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccone of The Lonely Island join Josh to talk about their latest hilarious film Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping.

53:58 | May 16th, 2016

Filmmaker Shane Black joins Josh this week to talk about his latest film The Nice Guys with Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe, the importance of titling projects, how Kiss Kiss Bang Bang started out as a romantic comedy, The Longest Goodnight sequel tha...Show More

44:24 | May 9th, 2016

Caitriona Balfe, the lovely and talented star of Outlander on Starz joins Josh this week to talk about playing Claire Beauchamp in Outlander, Money Monster, and much more.

1:24:21 | May 2nd, 2016

Key and Peele sit down with Josh to talk about Keanu, and then Josh speaks with Eric Bana.

47:45 | Apr 25th, 2016

The amazing Oscar nominated brilliant actor Ralph Fiennes joins Josh to talk about A Bigger Splash, Strange Days, Schindler's List, playing Lord Voldemort in the Harry Potter films, and much more.

39:34 | Apr 18th, 2016

Sam Heughan is a charming guy and hard working actor. Sam joins Josh this week to talk about the new season of the Starz series Outlander, where he was in his career before he got his role in the series, and the pros and cons of being objectified for...Show More

1:01:35 | Apr 8th, 2016

It's a Happy Sad Confused first as Josh welcomes Sam Rockwell and Anna Kendrick to chat about their new quirky comedy action film Mr. Right in theaters now. Then, hilarious power couple Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone join Josh to talk about their n...Show More

45:37 | Apr 4th, 2016

The amazingly talented Don Cheadle of Hotel Rwanda, the Oscar winning Crash, and War Machine in the Marvel films joins Josh this week to talk about directing his first feature film, Miles Ahead. It's a real labor of love for Don as he goes into all t...Show More

54:39 | Mar 28th, 2016

It finally happened. Tom Hiddleston joins Josh after much anticipation to chat about playing singer-songwriter Hank Williams in I Saw The Light, shooting Kong: Skull Island, his interest going back to the theatre, and much more. Plus, Josh catches up...Show More

1:13:51 | Mar 16th, 2016

On the 100th episode of Happy Sad Confused, the dynamically short-haired Miles Teller returns to join Josh to talk about Han Solo rumors, The Divergent Series, and his perspective on Fantastic Four. Then, the delightful Sebastian Stan joins Josh to t...Show More

56:48 | Mar 9th, 2016

The astounding Mary Elizabeth Winstead join Josh this week to talk about her many film roles including her starring role in the upcoming 10 Cloverfield Lane, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Death Proof, and a real gem known as Smashed.

53:33 | Feb 29th, 2016

The very talented young man Taron Egerton joins Josh this week to talk about his latest film Eddie the Eagle, Kingsman: The Secret Service, and where he sees his career going in the future.

52:33 | Feb 22nd, 2016

The Oscar award nominated actress Jennifer Jason Leigh joins Josh this week to talk about her great assortment of roles in her tremendous career from Fast Times at Ridgemont High to The Hateful Eight and everything in-between.

1:00:36 | Feb 15th, 2016

This was a big one. Michael Mann is kind of the man. Michael is an incredible director, screenwriter, and producer known for Heat, The Last of the Mohicans, and most recently Blackhat. Michael joins Josh this week to talk about the behind the scenes ...Show More

55:12 | Feb 8th, 2016

The lovely and talented Gillian Jacobs joins Josh this week to talk about her new Netflix show "Love," how "Community" brought stability to her life as an actor, one of her worst auditions, and her short documentary "The Queen Of Code".

54:13 | Feb 1st, 2016

Joel Edgerton is a hard working actor and filmmaker. His 2015 directorial debut The Gift, which he also wrote, co-produced and co-starred in has been met with critical acclaim. Joel joins Josh this week to talk about how it was a miracle that his lat...Show More

56:59 | Jan 25th, 2016

Hilarious human Rob Corddry joins Josh this week to talk about the time he tripped his socks off at Comic-Con, the new 7th season of Childrens Hospital on Adult Swim, playing lovable bad guys, and more.

46:19 | Jan 18th, 2016

The lovely and talented Chloe Grace Moretz joins Josh this week to chat about her latest film The 5th Wave, her recent 50 hour binge watch of Game of Thrones, an intense road trip to Nashville, her early memories of being on set, and much more.

50:11 | Jan 11th, 2016

The exceptionally talented, tall, and dashing Domhnall Gleeson dominated 2015 as an actor. Domhnall joins Josh this week to talk about his sketch comedy past, Brooklyn, Ex Machina, and portraying General Hux in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. There wil...Show More

41:11 | Jan 4th, 2016

The lovely and talented Natalie Dormer joins Josh to kick off the New Year! They chat about Natalie playing twins in the supernatural horror film The Forest, taking her time to work on an accent for a character, working with Heath Ledger in her break...Show More

55:58 | Dec 28th, 2015

One of the most celebrated filmmakers of all time, Quentin Tarantino joins Josh to end the year strong with a conversation about his latest film The Hateful Eight, why he wouldn't be able to make a horror film as good as The Exorcist, meeting his her...Show More

53:02 | Dec 21st, 2015

In honor of The Hateful Eight, the great Kurt Russell joins Josh this week to chat about the latest Quentin Tarantino film (which comes out this Christmas) as well his John Carpenter collaborations from Escape from New York to Big Trouble in Little C...Show More

1:01:13 | Dec 14th, 2015

The wonderfully talented and dashing Edgar Ramirez joins Josh this week to talk about playing the role of Bodhi in the 2015 remake of Point Break, working with David O. Rusell and Jennifer Lawrence in the upcoming film Joy, and what lead him to take ...Show More

58:08 | Dec 7th, 2015

Incredible actor Mark Strong joins Josh this week to talk about currently playing Eddie Carbone in A View from the Bridge on Broadway, discovering acting while studying law, the importance of diction in acting, and his thoughts on playing villains in...Show More

52:28 | Nov 23rd, 2015

Wonderful filmmaker Ron Howard joins Josh this week to talk about his latest ambitious tense drama film In the Heart of the Sea, going from being an actor in The Andy Griffith Show & Happy Days to directing, taking a risk as a filmmaker with Apollo 1...Show More

1:04:03 | Nov 16th, 2015

Wonderful English actor (and now director) Paul Bettany joins Josh this week to talk about his directorial debut and passion project Shelter which is based on a real homeless couple, playing J.A.R.V.I.S. in many of the Marvel films as well as becomin...Show More

1:00:08 | Nov 9th, 2015

The amazing and talented Brie Larson joins Josh this week to talk about the process of shooting her latest powerful drama-thriller Room, crying at the end of Chopped, and what she's learned from her experience as a child actor.

55:51 | Nov 2nd, 2015

Filmmaker Sam Raimi is a true geek God. Decades later after the original Evil Dead, he has returned to the franchise with the new Starz TV series Ash vs. Evil Dead. Sam chats with Josh about all things Evil Dead from the very early beginnings to the ...Show More

57:24 | Oct 25th, 2015

Director Danny Boyle is as charming as he is talented. Danny joins Josh this week to talk about the world of Steve Jobs, how the best stuff coms from not knowing what you're doing, working with Ewan McGregor once again after having a falling out in t...Show More

1:03:21 | Oct 19th, 2015

Vin Diesel, star of The Last Witch Hunter joins Josh this week for a very rare podcast appearance! Vin talks about his indie filmmaking roots, writing the script for his first short film Multi-Facial in five days, the story why he passed on taking a ...Show More

1:02:52 | Oct 12th, 2015

Miss Winona Ryder has been a movie geek from a very young age watching Cassavetes films thanks to her mother's projectionist connections. Winona joins Josh to talk about trying to jump into Fantasia the first time she went to the movies and being ask...Show More

58:47 | Oct 5th, 2015

One of our best living filmmakers, Guillermo del Toro joins Josh to talk about his new romantic gothic horror film Crimson Peak, encountering the supernatural in the haunted Waitomo Caves Hotel in New Zealand, being heavily influenced by Alfred Hitch...Show More

1:11:43 | Sep 28th, 2015

Mr. Ben Schwartz of House of Lies and Parks and Recreation joins Josh this week to test his coordination, talk about his role in the new Robert Zemeckis film The Walk, doing improv with actors who have never done it before onstage at UCB-LA, and shar...Show More

50:52 | Sep 21st, 2015

A truly unique and fascination individual, actor Michael Shannon joins Josh this week to talk about his rough high school years, his favorite Star Wars character, preparing for his role in 99 Homes, and his experience meeting David Lynch.

50:04 | Sep 14th, 2015

Andrew Garfield is a talented actor and overall good guy. Andrew joins Josh to talk about his experience playing Spiderman, finding a real connection to the subject matter in his new film 99 Homes, and performing on Broadway alongside Philip Seymour ...Show More

54:44 | Sep 7th, 2015

The incredibly talented Alison Brie, star of Community and Mad Men joins Josh this week to talk about working with Jason Sudeikis on her latest film Sleeping With Other People, her bond with cheese, being a snobby theatre kid growing up, and her firs...Show More

52:33 | Sep 1st, 2015

The affable, the talented, the hairy Jason Schwartzman joins Josh to talk about his terrific new film 7 Chinese Brothers, the 2nd season of Mozart in the Jungle, his manly beard, how BIll Murray was helpful towards him while shooting Rushmore, and mo...Show More

51:02 | Aug 24th, 2015

Outstanding actor Chiwetel Ejiofor joins Josh to talk about his new post-apocalyptic film Z for Zachariah, his complicated relationship with Chewbacca of Star Wars, the moment he discovered Shakespeare in his early years of acting, and more.

55:35 | Aug 17th, 2015

English filmmaker Guy Ritchie has a style all his own. Guy joins Josh to talk about the impact of Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels had on his career, Snatch bringing him to the next level, working on Swept Away with Madonna, and his new film The M...Show More

49:16 | Aug 10th, 2015

Tall drink of water Alexander Skarsgard joins Josh to talk about his role in Diary of a Teenage Girl, why he stopped acting after having a steady career as a child actor, why he’s doubtful that his character in Zoolander will return in the sequel, wh...Show More

45:52 | Aug 3rd, 2015

The supremely talented Kevin Bacon joins Josh to talk about his memories of working at the All State Cafe in New York, his new thriller Cop Car, early on being in a play called Slab Boys with Sean Penn & Val Kilmer, JFK, X-Men, and much more.

53:48 | Jul 29th, 2015

The fantastic Rebecca Hall sits down to chat with Josh about the upcoming tight thriller The Gift, growing up with a opera singer mother and English director father, working with Woody Allen, being in the new Steven Spielberg film, and more.

48:04 | Jul 19th, 2015

The wonderfully bizarre/spiritual/unique Ezra Miller joins Josh to talk about his first big studio film Trainwreck, the story behind The Stanford Prison Experiment, the time he was kicked out of camp for smoking pot, and more.

56:17 | Jul 13th, 2015

On a very special episode of Happy Sad Confused, Josh shares a live recording of the Rock the Kasbah Comic-Con panel featuring the man, the myth, and the legend Bill Murray in his first Comic-Con appearance and Mitch Glazer.

38:16 | Jul 6th, 2015

The amazing Mr. Matt Bomer of Magic Mike XXL joins Josh to talk about returning to American Horror Story, The Magnificent Seven, working with Lady Gaga soon, and how he was actually cast as Superman a decade ago.

42:56 | Jun 29th, 2015

The wonderful Jai Courtney joins Josh to talk about the time they first met on the set of Divergent, currently filming Suicide Squad, working with Arnold on Terminator Genisys, the origin of his name, and little Jai.

43:18 | Jun 22nd, 2015

Mr. Alan Rickman is one of the best actors of our generation and has one of the most unique voices in film history. Mr. Rickman joins Josh to talk about the process of both directing and acting in his new film A Little Chaos, the transition from work...Show More

52:13 | Jun 16th, 2015

A fine young and remarkable actor by the name of Paul Dano joins Josh to talk about starring in an excellent new film “Love & Mercy” which tells the story of Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys, his most notable films, filmmakers he was obsessed with, and...Show More

52:40 | Jun 8th, 2015

You’ll be seeing a lot of the lovely and talented Alicia Vikander on the big screen very soon. Alicia joins Josh to talk about her new film Testament of Youth, growing up in fun play environment with her stage actress mother, horrible auditions gone ...Show More

1:01:19 | Jun 2nd, 2015

Wonderful actress and one of the nicest people on the planet, Bryce Dallas Howard joins Josh to talk about getting permission from her parents to see Jurassic Park as a child to now starring in Jurassic World, performing naked onstage, her experience...Show More