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Gilbert Gottfried's Amazing Colossal Podcast

Gilbert Gottfried

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Comedian and actor Gilbert Gottfried, a man Stephen King once called “a national treasure,” talks with the show business legends, icons and behind-the-scenes talents who shaped his childhood and influenced his comedy. Along with co-host and fellow p...Show More
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1:47:15 | Aug 13th, 2018

Gilbert and Frank welcome an old friend, legendary comedy writer Bruce Vilanch, who looks back at the "golden age" of TV variety shows and specials, including "Donny & Marie," "The Brady Bunch Hour," "The Star Wars Holiday Special" and "The Paul Lynd...Show More

1:31:56 | Sep 16th

Two of Gilbert and Frank's favorite guests, comedian Jackie Martling and voice actor Billy West return to the podcast for a no-holds-barred conversation about the cinema of George Pal, the versatility of Paul Frees, the uniqueness of Peter Sellers an...Show More

1:36:29 | Sep 9th

Emmy-winning director James Burrows talks about the importance of the "straight man," the influence of his legendary dad Abe Burrows, the societal impact of "Will & Grace" and the winning formulas behind "Taxi," "Cheers," "Friends" and "The Mary Tyle...Show More

1:33:42 | Sep 2nd

Comedy historian Jeff Abraham and producer-filmmaker Burt Kearns discuss their new book, The Show Won't Go On and provide fascinating backstories on the untimely (and unusual) passings of Dick Shawn, Joe E. Ross, Al Kelly, Parkyakarkus and Karl Walle...Show More

1:26:27 | Aug 26th

Gilbert and Frank welcome back one of their most popular guests, comedian and actor Robert Wuhl, who holds court on a variety of subjects, including bad biopics, overrated film classics, the real story of Ty Cobb and the 30th anniversary of Tim Burto...Show More

1:47:09 | Aug 19th

Gilbert and Frank are joined by author, journalist and songwriter (and Gilbert's old pal) Larry "Ratso" Sloman for a conversation about the Jewishness of Elvis Presley, the glory days of "Rolling Stone," the mysterious death of Harry Houdini and the ...Show More

1:27:14 | Aug 12th

Actor, producer and director Griffin Dunne drops by the studio to talk about vanishing New York, teaming up with Martin Scorsese and Sidney Lumet, the timelessness of Billy Wilder's "Ace in the Hole" and the life (and work) of his famous family membe...Show More

1:32:56 | Aug 5th

Actor-director Ted Wass ("Soap," "Oh God! You Devil," "Curse of the Pink Panther") regales Gilbert and Frank with stories about everyone from George Burns to James Coburn to Tony Randall, recalls the many controversies surrounding "Soap," and looks b...Show More

1:16:35 | Jul 29th

Gilbert and Frank are thrilled to welcome rock 'n' roll icon Neil Sedaka, who discusses growing up in Brooklyn, his apprenticeship at the famed Brill Building, his chart-topping collaborations with lyricist Howard Greenfield and his memories of Bobby...Show More

1:29:49 | Jul 22nd

To mark the 60th anniversary of the original "Twilight Zone," Gilbert and Frank welcome historian Gary Gerani, author NickParisi and Rod Serling's daughter Anne Serling, to discuss one of the most groundbreaking programs in television history -- and ...Show More

1:48:28 | Jul 15th

Actress and singer Beverly D'Angelo ("National Lampoon's Vacation," "Hair," "Coal Miner's Daughter") joins Gilbert and Frank for a VERY spirited conversation about her long, strange trip through show business, her gig as a Hanna-Barbera storyboard ar...Show More

1:33:17 | Jul 8th

Gilbert and Frank welcome one of their favorite composers, Grammy and Emmy winner Charles Fox, who looks back on a six-decade career of writing top 40 hits ("Killing Me Softly with His Song") as well as music and themes for TV shows ("Happy Days," "W...Show More

1:28:44 | Jul 1st

Gilbert and Frank return to Sid Gold's Request Room in New York City for a LIVE singalong episode, accompanied by pianist extraordinaire Joe McGinty and a roomful of passionate (and knowledgeable!) listeners. Also, Helen Reddy gets the jump on Bette ...Show More

26:46 | Jun 27th

This week: J. Fred Muggs! "Blackboard Jungle"! The brilliance of Charles Fox! Krusty the Clown sings! And the gang bids a fond farewell to Doris Day!

1:26:47 | Jun 24th

Captain Stubing himself, actor Gavin MacLeod climbs aboard the Amazing Colossal Podcast for a fun-filled conversation about paying dues, playing bad guys, crushing on Marilyn Monroe, acting with (and without) a hairpiece and sharing a years-long frie...Show More

1:28:24 | Jun 17th

Award-winning designer, author and pop culture historian Chip Kidd joins Gilbert and Frank for a lively (and educational!) conversation about memorable movie posters, Jewish comic book creators, the convoluted history of Captain Marvel and the 80th a...Show More

1:26:47 | Jun 10th

Comedian and Roastmaster General Jeff Ross returns to the podcast (along with special drop-in guest Dave Attell) to talk about performing in the age of political correctness, using comedy as a teaching tool, the lesser-known stand-ups of the '50s and...Show More

1:45:38 | Jun 3rd

By popular demand, legendary television writer Ron Friedman ("The Odd Couple," "The Andy Griffith Show," "All in the Family," "Barney Miller") returns to discuss the structure of storytelling, the importance of escapism and the inspirations for Capta...Show More

1:35:36 | May 27th

Gilbert and Frank are joined by Grammy-winning singer-songwriter (and amateur comedian) Richard Marx for a conversation about the disappearance of "story songs," the futility of "chasing hit records," the long-lost art of commercial jingle writing an...Show More

1:23:28 | May 20th

A long sought-after guest, singer-actor-TV host John Davidson (finally!) joins Gilbert and Frank to talk about his six decades in show business, his admiration for stand-up comedians, his ability to play the role of "John Davidson" and his memories o...Show More

09:49 | May 15th

Life is Short with Justin Long finds the actor sitting down with some of the funniest and most intriguing people of today, like Dax Shepard, Olivia Wilde and Neil Patrick Harris. No topics are out of bounds, and no questions are too personal. Subscri...Show More

1:29:18 | May 13th

Oscar-winning producer Irwin Winkler ("Rocky," "Goodfellas," "Raging Bull," "The Right Stuff") looks back on a half-century of movie-making and shares behind-the-scenes stories about working with Robert De Niro, Jane Fonda, Sydney Pollack, Martin Sco...Show More

1:30:41 | May 6th

Gilbert and Frank welcome screen legend Robert Wagner, who talks about his years as a 20th Century Fox contract player, shares his memories of making the film classics "Harper," "The Pink Panther" and "The Towering Inferno" and looks back on his deca...Show More

1:25:54 | Apr 29th

Tony-winning actor Paul Sand joins Gilbert and Frank to discuss the birth of improv comedy and the early days of Second City and shares his memories of working with Carol Burnett, Sid Caesar, Mary Tyler Moore, Zero Mostel and Barbara Streisand. Also,...Show More

1:33:49 | Apr 22nd

Writer, comedian, filmmaker and original "Mystery Science Theater 3000" cast member J. Elvis Weinstein visits the podcast to talk about the early days of MST3K, the originality of "Freaks and Geeks," the perverse appeal of "Skidoo" (and "Robot Monste...Show More

1:34:35 | Apr 15th

Lifelong Marx Brothers fanatics Gilbert and Frank are joined by a panel of Marx aficionados, including authors Robert S. Bader("Four of the Three Musketeers"), Josh Frank ("Giraffes on Horseback Salad") and Harpo's son, Bill Marx. Also: Chico works b...Show More

1:26:38 | Apr 8th

Gilbert and Frank welcome actress Nancy Allen ("Carrie," "Dressed to Kill," "RoboCop") for an engrossing conversation about her 40+ year career in movies, her firsthand experience of Hollywood's "New Wave," her love of film noir and her memories of w...Show More

1:45:51 | Apr 1st

The legendary "Supermensch," talent manager and producer Shep Gordon joins Gilbert and Frank from his Hawaii home to share storied tales of his 50+ years in rock 'n' roll and to talk about the pitfalls of fame, the importance of "making history," the...Show More

1:21:19 | Mar 25th

"Serpentine!" Screenwriter-director Andrew Bergman regales Gilbert and Frank with behind-the-scenes stories from two of cinema's most unforgettable comedies, "Blazing Saddles" and "The In-Laws," and looks back on working with showbiz legends George B...Show More

1:08:14 | Mar 22nd

Gilbert and Frank show their appreciation for previous guest Alan Alda by posting this M*A*S*H cast reunion show (from Alan's podcast "Clear + Vivid") as a special GGACP Weekend Bonus Episode (for those who may have missed it): M*A*S*H is the mos...Show More

1:39:47 | Mar 18th

Historian, bestselling author and "King of Comedy Lore" Kliph Nesteroff returns to the podcast to serve up an all-new assortment of scandalous showbiz tales and to hold court on a host of essential topics, including Hollywood's flirtation with fascis...Show More

1:33:28 | Mar 11th

Gilbert, Frank and the GGACP team celebrate episode #250 by fielding questions, comments and requests from fans and listeners in California, Ohio, Indiana, Washington, South Carolina and even Australia. Also in this episode: Lon Chaney grows a 'stach...Show More

1:32:57 | Mar 4th

The OTHER "Man from Uncle," TV icon David McCallum drops by the studio to talk about his days as a sex symbol and pop culture sensation, his lesser-known recording career, his star turn in a memorable "Outer Limits" episode and his roles in the film ...Show More

1:25:54 | Feb 25th

Gilbert and Frank sit down with another sought-after guest, Tony-nominated actor-director Austin Pendleton, for an entertaining conversation about the randomness of success, the myth of comic timing, the plight of character actors and the secret of s...Show More

1:46:05 | Feb 18th

Gilbert and Frank are thrilled to (finally!) welcome actor and director John Astin, who looks back on a 60+ year career in films and television, recalls his collaborations with Doris Day, Cary Grant, Rod Serling and Jonathan Winters and reveals the p...Show More

1:38:04 | Feb 11th

Writer-director Larry Charles ("Borat," "Seinfeld," "Curb Your Enthusiasm") joins Gilbert and Frank for an engrossing discussion on a wide range of topics, including humor as a survival tactic, the hazards of guerrilla filmmaking, the persuasive powe...Show More

1:28:14 | Feb 4th

Gilbert and Frank (aided by guest co-host Michael Weber) pay loving tribute to some of the artists and performers we lost in 2018, including John Mahoney, Barbara Harris, Tab Hunter, Margot Kidder and Bill Daily as well as former GGACP guests Ken Ber...Show More

1:22:18 | Jan 28th

Gilbert and Frank (joined by guest co-host Michael Giacchino) chat with Oscar-winning special effects artist (and GGACP fan) Dennis Muren, who praises the artistry of stop-motion animation, looks back on the early days of Industrial Light & Magic and...Show More

1:41:00 | Jan 21st

Gilbert and Frank are joined by Emmy-winning writer and Tony-winning composer David Yazbek ("The Full Monty," "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels," "The Band's Visit") for a funny and freewheeling conversation about the golden age of kiddie show hosts, the come...Show More

1:22:53 | Jan 14th

Oscar and Tony-winning actor Joel Grey drops by the studio to have a bit of fun at the co-hosts' expense, to share amusing anecdotes about Bob Fosse, Buck Henry, Larry Hagman and Lana Turner and to discuss his new Yiddish language version of "Fiddler...Show More

1:58:27 | Jan 7th

Gilbert and Frank kick off 2019 by welcoming back the legendary Dick Cavett, who shares delightful anecdotes about Jack Benny, Stan Laurel, Truman Capote and Walter Winchell (among others) and looks back on memorable interviews with Orson Welles, Joh...Show More

1:06:43 | Dec 31st, 2018

Producer, actor and comedian Sandy Hackett reminisces about his legendary dad Buddy Hackett, shares his memories of mob-run Las Vegas and looks back on personal experiences with Joey Bishop, Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra (to name a few)....Show More

1:25:30 | Dec 24th, 2018

Gilbert and Frank celebrate the holidays (once again) with actor-comedian Mario Cantone, who weighs in on a stocking full of essential topics, including the fearlessness of Mae West, the tortured genius of Judy Garland, the most unappreciated Rankin-...Show More

1:34:38 | Dec 17th, 2018

Singer, actor and pop culture icon Micky Dolenz returns to the podcast and holds court on a range of topics, including the early days of live television, the tense relationship between the Monkees and Don Kirshner, the lasting influence of "Head" and...Show More

1:28:23 | Dec 10th, 2018

Oscar-nominated actress Diane Ladd pays a visit to the studio to talk about her favorite movie directors, her days as a "Copa Girl," the importance of homegrown film production and the joys of collaborating with daughter Laura Dern and ex-husband Bru...Show More

1:44:14 | Dec 3rd, 2018

Gilbert and Frank welcome a sought-after guest, writer-director-actor Alan Alda, who discusses (among other topics) growing up in Burlesque theaters, working with his father Robert Alda, coping with the pressures of sudden fame and learning to live l...Show More

1:29:12 | Nov 26th, 2018

Comedian, actor and TV personality Howie Mandel returns to the podcast and weighs in on a host of fascinating (and timely) subjects, including free speech, political incorrectness, social media's impact on comedy and the connection between obsessive ...Show More

1:38:25 | Nov 19th, 2018

Gilbert and Frank welcome back author, film critic and Hollywood historian Leonard Maltin, who shares his expertise on a number of topics, including the death of fanzines, the disappearance of movie theaters, the charm of "The Maltese Falcon" (both v...Show More

1:38:33 | Nov 12th, 2018

Emmy-winning comedy writer-director-producer Ken Levine ("M*A*S*H," "Cheers," "Frasier," "The Simpsons") joins Gilbert and Frank for a captivating conversation about the golden age of Top 40 radio, the genius of Vin Scully (and Larry Gelbart), the le...Show More

1:33:01 | Nov 5th, 2018

Gilbert and Frank welcome authors-journalists David Fantle and Tom Johnson, who discuss their compelling book of celebrity interviews, "Hollywood Heyday," and recall their (often hilarious) adventures with Fred Astaire, George Burns, Bob Hope, Gene K...Show More
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1:29:33 | Oct 29th, 2018

Gilbert and Frank celebrate Halloween 2018 by welcoming Master of Horror Tom Holland ("Fright Night," "Child's Play," "Psycho II") for a lively conversation about everything from the influence of EC Comics to the sexlessness of vampires to the collap...Show More
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1:29:08 | Oct 22nd, 2018

Actor and director Peter Bonerz shares his views on the state of television comedy, the pros and cons of laugh tracks and the rights and wrongs of improvisational theater and looks back on his decades-long friendships with Bob Newhart and Suzanne Ple...Show More
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1:27:23 | Oct 15th, 2018

In one of their funniest episodes out of 200+, Gilbert and Frank chat with veteran comedy writer Ron Friedman ("Get Smart," "The Odd Couple," "All in the Family") who worked with everyone from Lucille Ball to Milton Berle to Danny Kaye to Orson Welle...Show More
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1:51:37 | Oct 8th, 2018

Emmy-winning director and producer Allan Arkush entertains Gilbert and Frank with tales of working at the late, great Fillmore East, crossing paths with Ol' Blue Eyes (and Groucho!) apprenticing for the legendary Roger Corman and directing the cult c...Show More
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1:09:20 | Oct 1st, 2018

Director, writer and actor Paul Feig ("Bridesmaids," "Ghostbusters," A Simple Favor") drops by the studio to share his thoughts on an eclectic mix of topics, including the appeal of "cringe" comedy, the influence of Mad magazine, the legacy of Charle...Show More
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1:44:38 | Sep 24th, 2018

Gilbert and Frank are joined by actress and director Rosanna Arquette for an entertaining discussion about the vindictiveness of critics, the pros and cons of autograph shows, the vanishing haunts and hot spots of New York City and Rosanna's personal...Show More
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1:59:22 | Sep 17th, 2018

Emmy-winning comedy writer and Thurber Prize-winning author Alan Zweibel returns to discuss (among other topics) the evolution of "SaturdayNight Live," the genius of Larry Gelbart and Neil Simon and the 2018 documentaries about his longtime friends a...Show More
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1:30:59 | Sep 10th, 2018

Legendary concert promoter Ron Delsener regales Gilbert and Frank with stories about growing up in the era of Automats and bowling pin boys, his early days as a promoter of live events, inventing the free concert in Central Park and working with Wood...Show More
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1:38:25 | Sep 3rd, 2018

Gilbert and Frank welcome actor-writer-director Jonathan Lynn, who weighs in on a number of topics, including his collaborations with Jerome Robbins and Tennessee Williams, sharing the stage with future Pythons John Cleese and Graham Chapman and the ...Show More
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1:34:54 | Aug 27th, 2018

One of Gilbert and Frank's favorite actors, Peter Riegert ("Animal House," "Local Hero") stops by the studio for an in-depth discussion about the fleeting nature of fame, the contrivances of romantic comedies, the randomness of on-screen chemistry an...Show More
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1:11:22 | Aug 20th, 2018

Gilbert and Frank welcome a return visit from an old friend -- comic, actor and author Richard Belzer (joined by former GGACP guests Tom Leopold and Paul Shaffer), for a hilarious round-table discussion of essential topics, including: the glory days ...Show More
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1:10:10 | Aug 6th, 2018

Gilbert and Frank track down Oscar-nominated actor Don Murray, who talks about the thrill of live television, the pros and cons of method acting, his lack of interest in "movie stardom" and the challenges of making his screen debut opposite the legen...Show More
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1:21:16 | Jul 30th, 2018

Tony and Emmy-winning actress Andrea Martin drops by the studio to talk about the long-lost era of variety television, the strange world of Internet celebrity, the Martin Scorsese-directed "SCTV" reunion and the origin of classic characters Edith Pri...Show More
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1:52:35 | Jul 23rd, 2018

Gilbert and Frank celebrate Shark Week with the screenwriter of "Jaws," "Jaws 2" and "Jaws 3-D," Carl Gottlieb, who discusses the birth of the Hollywood blockbuster, the ingenuity of Steven Spielberg, the effectiveness of "unseen horror" and the chal...Show More
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1:21:44 | Jul 16th, 2018

Gilbert and Frank are joined by comedian, podcaster and movie obsessive Doug Benson ("Doug Loves Movies") for an enjoyable conversation about bad sequels, booking dream guests, breaking into the business and the perils of meeting Hollywood heroes. Al...Show More
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1:11:38 | Jul 9th, 2018

Legendary producers, puppeteers and showmen Sid and Marty Krofft join Gilbert and Frank for a fun-filled (and fact-filled) conversation about their unusual creative process, the origins of "H.R. Pufnstuf" and "Land of the Lost" and the failure of the...Show More
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1:36:21 | Jul 2nd, 2018

Gilbert and Frank celebrate the 40th anniversary of "Animal House" with actor Tim Matheson, who recalls his original audition for the role of Eric "Otter" Stratton, his onscreen chemistry with co-star Peter Riegert and his working relationship (and f...Show More
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1:52:19 | Jun 25th, 2018

Gilbert and Frank are joined by Oscar, Emmy and Grammy-winning film composer Michael Giacchino for a fascinating conversation about the birth of film scores, the golden age of "contract musicians," and the influences of Dave Grusin, Henry Mancini, La...Show More
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1:26:50 | Jun 18th, 2018

Actor, director, producer and counterculture hero Peter Fonda stops by the studio for a fascinating conversation about the making of "Easy Rider," his difficult relationship with his legendary dad and his encounters with Salvador Dali, Jean Cocteau a...Show More
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1:44:39 | Jun 11th, 2018

In celebration of Father's Day, Gilbert and Frank welcome Emmy-winning comedy writers Arnie and Jay Kogen ("The Carol Burnett Show," "Newhart," "The Simpsons," "Frasier") for a hilarious conversation about failed pilots, cheesy variety shows, the out...Show More
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1:25:18 | Jun 4th, 2018

Gilbert and Frank welcome a favorite performer (sorry...performers!), legendary ventriloquist Willie Tyler and his longtime partner, Lester, for an entertaining conversation about the history of the "Chitlin Circuit," ventriloquism-themed horror movi...Show More
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1:39:47 | May 28th, 2018

Metallica guitarist and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Kirk Hammett visits the studio to discuss his lifelong love affair with horror films, his priceless collection of movie memorabilia, his sympathy for "misunderstood" monsters and the shared connection...Show More
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1:40:47 | May 21st, 2018

Gilbert and Frank welcome one of their favorite performers, Academy Award winner Keith Carradine, for a fond look back at his frequent collaborations with mentor Robert Altman, his friendships with co-stars Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine and Robert Mitc...Show More
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1:33:53 | May 14th, 2018

Gilbert and Frank are thrilled to welcome producer-director Richard Donner ("Superman," "The Omen," "Lethal Weapon"), who discusses the importance of teamwork, the eccentricities of Marlon Brando, the joys of collaborating with Rod Serling and the ch...Show More
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1:22:56 | May 7th, 2018

Legendary character actor M. Emmet Walsh ("Blade Runner," "Fletch," "The Jerk") joins Gilbert and Frank for a fascinating conversation about acing auditions, stealing scenes, disappearing into roles, reinventing characters and humanizing heavies and ...Show More

1:50:29 | Apr 30th, 2018

Comedian, actor, writer and GGACP fan Patton Oswalt drops by the studio (finally!) to discuss the films of Sidney Lumet and Billy Wilder, the "unnatural" art of sitcom acting, the disappearance of grindhouse theaters and the influence of "Richard Pry...Show More
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1:48:50 | Apr 23rd, 2018

In one of the funniest GGACP shows to date, comedian, musician and voice actor Billy West returns to weigh in on a number of topics, including the legend of "Grandpa" Al Lewis, the genius of June Foray, the uselessness of "Curly Joe" DeRita and the m...Show More
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1:31:55 | Apr 16th, 2018

Gilbert and Frank track down one of their favorite performers, singer and recording artist Tony Sandler, who looks back on his turbulent childhood in Nazi-occupied Europe, his wild times in mob-run Las Vegas, his glory days as one half of "Sandler & ...Show More
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1:31:08 | Apr 9th, 2018

Veteran character actor Ed Begley Jr. joins Gilbert and Frank for a loving look at the glory days of the Troubadour, the timelessness of "The In-Laws," the absurdity of Hollywood urban legends and the career of his Oscar-winning dad, Ed Begley. Also,...Show More
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1:18:39 | Apr 2nd, 2018

Gilbert and Frank welcome "Mrs. C" herself, Emmy-nominated actress Marion Ross, who recalls her early days as a studio contract player, her struggles to find her footing in Hollywood, her curious methods of getting into character and her working rela...Show More
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1:41:08 | Mar 26th, 2018

Gilbert and Frank celebrate their 200th (!) episode by welcoming frequent guests (and friends) Drew Friedman, Rupert Holmes and Richard Kind for a loose, laugh-filled (and frequently lewd) discussion of essential topics, including: the cinema of Fred...Show More
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1:42:18 | Mar 19th, 2018

Actor Eddie Deezen ("Grease," "1941," "The Polar Express") joins Gilbert and Frank for a look back at his memorable roles in iconic '70s and '80s movies, his early days as a stand-up comic and his unforgettable encounters with Andy Griffith, John Bel...Show More
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1:30:21 | Mar 12th, 2018

Legendary talent manager and Emmy-winning producer George Shapiro joins Gilbert and Frank to reminisce about the glory days of the Borscht Belt and the golden age of variety television and to discuss his personal and professional relationships with S...Show More
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1:54:22 | Mar 5th, 2018

Gilbert and Frank check in with one of their favorite performers, actor-writer-director DAVE THOMAS, who talks about his years with Second City (and SCTV), his transition to dramatic series writing, his admiration for Bob Hope and his working relatio...Show More
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1:38:22 | Feb 26th, 2018

Oscar-nominated screenwriter ("The Disaster Artist," "500 Days of Summer") and GGACPsuperfan MICHAEL H. WEBER joins Gilbert and Frank to talk about the studio development process, the eccentricities of Marlon Brando (and Tommy Wiseau), the cinema of ...Show More
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1:35:56 | Feb 19th, 2018

Tony-nominated actor and singer (and friend of GGACP) Craig Bierko returns to weigh in on a wide range of topics, including: the lost era of "Clubhouse TV," the importance of a showbiz "hook," the generosity of Alan Alda and Carol Burnett and the sim...Show More
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1:37:11 | Feb 12th, 2018

Gilbert and Frank reach out to one of their favorite performers, actor Gino Conforti ("Three's Company," "Man of La Mancha") who discusses the life of a "journeyman" actor and looks back on his working relationships with Lucille Ball, Sammy Davis Jr....Show More
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1:30:13 | Feb 5th, 2018

Oscar and Emmy-nominated actress Barbara Barrie ("Barney Miller," "Breaking Away") sits down with Gilbert and Frank for a look back at her early days in live television and shares her recollections of working with everyone from Tony Randall and Jack ...Show More
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1:31:27 | Jan 29th, 2018

Emmy-winning writer-producer-actor Phil Rosenthal chats with Gilbert and Frank about a number of compelling topics, including the "sex appeal" of comedians, the vulgarity of network sitcoms, the ingeniousness of "Tootsie" (and "The Swimmer") and the ...Show More
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1:40:07 | Jan 22nd, 2018

Writer, producer and showbiz historian Mark Evanier joins Gilbert and Frank for a loose and lively conversation about the lasciviousness of Herve Villechaize, the eccentricities of Paul Winchell, the multiple talents of Howard Morris (and Allan Melvi...Show More
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1:34:57 | Jan 15th, 2018

Gilbert and Frank take a loving look back at some of the unforgettable talents who left us in 2017, including Jim Nabors, Mary Tyler Moore, Dick Gregory, George Romero and Martin Landau. Also in this episode: Harry Dean Stanton breaks out, Gilbert ha...Show More
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1:24:06 | Jan 8th, 2018

Rock n' Roll Hall of Famer Felix Cavaliere joins Gilbert and Frank for a look back at the creative and cultural revolutions of the 1960s as well as his six-decade career as a singer, songwriter and founding member of the platinum-selling pop group, T...Show More
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1:21:24 | Jan 1st, 2018

Gilbert and Frank welcome (finally!) oft-discussed maverick filmmaker Larry Cohen ("It's Alive," "The Stuff," "Hell Up in Harlem"), who talks about his early days as a standup comic, his friendship with Alfred Hitchcock, the risks and rewards of "gue...Show More
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1:23:37 | Dec 25th, 2017

Fan favorite and GGACP holiday fixture Mario Cantone drops by the studio to chime in on everything from the infamous Bette Davis-Joan Crawford feud to the not-so-special effects of "Mighty Joe Young" to the strange predilections of Frosty the Snowman...Show More
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1:31:56 | Dec 18th, 2017

Another of Gilbert and Frank's favorite funnymen, actor and comedian Art Metrano looks back on his 50+ year career in film and television, his friendships with performers like Cornel Wilde, Elliott Gould and Robert Mitchum and his miraculous (and ins...Show More
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1:23:18 | Dec 11th, 2017

Gilbert and Frank track down one of their favorite performers, comedian and variety show mainstay Bill (Raymond J. Johnson Jr.) Saluga, who recalls his years in the sketch group The Ace Trucking Company and reminisces about working with everyone from...Show More
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1:35:55 | Dec 4th, 2017

Gilbert and Frank are joined by veteran comedy writer and producer Ed. Weinberger, who looks back on six decades' worth of career highlights, including touring Vietnam with Bob Hope, penning jokes for Johnny Carson, firing Tony Clifton (but not Andy ...Show More
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1:32:30 | Nov 27th, 2017

GGACP fan (and host) favorite, songwriter-composer-dramatist Rupert Holmes returns to discuss (among other essential topics) the brilliance of Bernard Herrmann, the lesser-known films of Boris Karloff and the fine art of "cracking" celebrity impressi...Show More
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1:38:10 | Nov 20th, 2017

Writer-director-producer David Zucker ("Airplane!," "The Naked Gun," "Kentucky Fried Movie") sits down with Gilbert and Frank for a fascinating, hour-plus conversation about the rules of comedy, the challenges of parody, the uniqueness of "Who's on F...Show More
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1:29:35 | Nov 13th, 2017

Gilbert and Frank welcome veteran stage, film and television actress Joyce Van Patten, who shares fond memories of working with some of Hollywood's most iconic figures, including Lucille Ball, Jack Benny, Danny Kaye, Dean Martin and Peter Sellers (to...Show More
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1:29:20 | Nov 6th, 2017

Comedian, actor and Emmy-winning writer Rick Overton ("Willow," Groundhog Day," "Seinfeld") joins Gilbert and Frank for a free form discussion of everything from incidental sitcom music to the Beatles' animated series to the underrated mimicry of Fra...Show More
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1:27:44 | Oct 30th, 2017

Gilbert and Frank usher in Halloween 2017 with one of the last remaining TV horror hosts, Rich Koz, AKA "Svengoolie," who remembers some of his famous predecessors (Ghoulardi, Zacherle, Chilly Billy) and praises the stylishness and symbolism of the o...Show More
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1:40:54 | Oct 23rd, 2017

Writer, director and producer Mick Garris ("The Stand," "Psycho IV," "Stephen King's The Shining") joins Gilbert and Frank to weigh in on a host of horror-related topics, including the cordiality of Vincent Price, the bravado of Christopher Lee, the ...Show More
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1:31:34 | Oct 16th, 2017

Gilbert and Frank welcome back one of their favorite guests, cartoonist and illustrator extraordinaire Drew Friedman, who discusses his newest book, "Drew Friedman's Chosen People," and joins the boys for a rollicking hour of rumors, innuendo, half-t...Show More
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1:38:42 | Oct 9th, 2017

Veteran actress Dee Wallace ("E.T.," "Cujo," "The Howling") joins Gilbert and Frank for an informative and inspiring conversation about the power of intuition, the challenges of sudden fame, the generosity of Harold Prince and the precision of Steven...Show More

1:15:12 | Sep 1st, 2017

Emmy-winning actor JAY THOMAS was best known to audiences as hockey star Eddie LeBec on “Cheers” and tabloid talker Jerry Gold on “Murphy Brown,” but he was also a show business renaissance man, working as a stand-up, disc jockey, sportscaster and re...Show More
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1:25:01 | Aug 21st, 2017

Gilbert and Frank are joined by veteran stage and screen actor Tony Lo Bianco ("The French Connection," "The Seven-Ups," "The Honeymoon Killers") for an absorbing discussion of the art of acting, the importance of self-starting, the inventiveness of ...Show More
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1:27:19 | Aug 14th, 2017

One of the podcast's most popular guests, actor and comedian Ronnie Schell returns to entertain Gilbert and Frank with classic stories about co-stars and contemporaries Harvey Korman, Don Rickles, Mickey Rooney, Don Knotts, and of course, Pat McCormi...Show More
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1:28:47 | Aug 7th, 2017

Radio personality, actor and voice artist Larry Kenney (Lion-O, Sonny the Cuckoo Bird) stops by the studio to trot out his array of impressions (Richard Nixon, Paul Lynde, George S. Patton, et al.) and to talk about some of the industry's legendary v...Show More
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1:37:28 | Jul 31st, 2017

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 Corma...Show More
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1:29:06 | Jul 24th, 2017

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 ...Show More
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1:20:58 | Jul 17th, 2017

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 frien...Show More
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1:32:56 | Jul 10th, 2017

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") ...Show More
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1:20:54 | Jul 3rd, 2017

Gilbert and Frank welcome one of their most sought-after guests, iconic writer-producer-director Norman Lear, who holds court on a variety of subjects, including the inscrutability of Dean Martin, the politics (and Jewishness) of Edward G. Robinson, ...Show More
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1:21:36 | Jun 26th, 2017

Grammy-winning producer, British Invasion rocker and former Apple Records exec Peter Asher joins Gilbert and Frank for a fascinating discussion about (among other topics) the genius of James Taylor, the profound influence of the Everly Brothers, the ...Show More
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1:32:43 | Jun 19th, 2017

Gilbert and Frank welcome actor-director Richard Benjamin for an enlightening and thoroughly entertaining discussion about his six-decade career in Hollywood as well as his memories of working with Woody Allen, Mel Brooks, Clint Eastwood, Mike Nichol...Show More
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32:42 | Jun 15th, 2017

This week: Uma Thurman does the Batusi! Adam teams with the Three Stooges! The genius of Neal Hefti! And the unsung brilliance of "Lookwell."
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1:40:32 | Jun 12th, 2017

Man of a thousand talents -- singer, songwriter, record producer, playwright and novelist Rupert Holmes joins Gilbert and Frank to discuss the lost art of "story songs," the visual allure of Hammer films, the mimicry gifts of Peter Bogdanovich and th...Show More
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28:43 | Jun 8th, 2017

This week: "The Road to Hong Kong"! Edna Babish meets Al Jolson! Jerry Colonna goes to an orgy! And Gilbert sings (sort of) "Build Me Up Buttercup"!
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1:36:25 | Jun 5th, 2017

Actor, film historian, memorabilia collector and self-described "Monster Kid" Bob Burns regales Gilbert and Frank with stories about meeting Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Vincent Price, George Pal and William Castle, among others. Also, Bob mentors Ric...Show More
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32:39 | Jun 1st, 2017

This week: Chevy Chase vs. Gallagher! The Legendary Peter Lasally! Johnny "tests" Uri Geller! And the King of Late Night's final curtain!
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1:30:14 | May 29th, 2017

Pop vocalist, record producer and "Sugar Sugar" singer Ron Dante joins Gilbert and Frank for an engaging and enjoyable conversation about the history of the legendary Brill Building, the birth of The Archies, the magic touch of Don Kirshner (and Barr...Show More
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23:06 | May 25th, 2017

This week: Mel Brooks takes on Tony Bennett! Ed Ames performs a "bris." The mystery of the Zsa Zsa Gabor story! And Johnny turns down "The King of Comedy"!
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1:34:37 | May 22nd, 2017

Gilbert and Frank welcome one of their personal heroes to the show, iconic writer-actor-director Carl Reiner, who recalls his earliest years in the business, shares his admiration for Steve Allen, Sid Caesar and Dick Van Dyke and looks back on his fe...Show More
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29:58 | May 18th, 2017

This week: Bob & Doug McKenzie! "The Last of Sheila"! Mel Brooks raps! And "The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings"!
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1:35:21 | May 15th, 2017

Gilbert and Frank talk with producer, archivist and fellow Marx Brothers fanatic Robert S. Bader about his lifelong obsession with the boys as well as his fascinating (and meticulously researched) new book, "Four of the Three Musketeers: The Marx Bro...Show More
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34:41 | May 11th, 2017

This week: Edd "Kookie" Byrnes! Gary Lewis & the Playboys! Revisiting Jimmy Webb! And Moms Mabley covers Barry Manilow!
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1:27:38 | May 8th, 2017

In a special live episode (in association with the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival), Gilbert and Frank welcome Academy Award-winning director Barry Levinson, who recalls his early days as a sketch performer, his collaborations with comedy icons Carol Burn...Show More
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27:35 | May 4th, 2017

This week: Clu Gulager! Blossom "Grandmama" Rock! Farewell, Sheriff Pepper! And Dick Van Patten plays a vampire dentist!
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1:27:23 | May 1st, 2017

In one of the most offbeat episodes to date, comedian, writer and actor Steven Wright drops by the studio to talk about his love of surrealism, his admiration for Don Rickles, his childhood obsession with "The Tonight Show" and the absurdity of telli...Show More
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39:18 | Apr 27th, 2017

This week: Norman "Hurricane" Smith! The many talents of Loudon Wainwright III! The return of John Fred & His Playboy Band! And the strange origin of "Dancing in the Moonlight"!
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1:30:20 | Apr 24th, 2017

Gilbert and Frank are joined by legendary songwriter Jimmy Webb ("Wichita Lineman," "Up, Up and Away"), who shares an entire career's worth of memories and anecdotes, including meeting Elvis, playing baccarat with Ol' Blue Eyes, turning down 40K a we...Show More
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33:52 | Apr 20th, 2017

"Popcorn"! Buffy Sainte-Marie! "The Magic Garden of Stanley Sweetheart"! The real Don Draper? And Jerry Lewis covers Mouth & MacNeal!
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1:35:14 | Apr 17th, 2017

Veteran Broadway, TV and film actor Tony Roberts stops by the studio to hold court on a wide range of topics, including the intensity of Al Pacino, the minimalism of Robert Mitchum, the eccentricities of Jerome Robbins and the professionalism of Sidn...Show More
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39:01 | Apr 13th, 2017

This week: "The Pride and the Passion"! Rickles and Newhart see the world! Don zings the commander in chief! And Fambino Bambazzo buys the farm!
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1:20:31 | Apr 10th, 2017

Liverpool-born rocker Billy J. Kramer, a member of the British Invasion and a friend/collaborator of the Beatles, joins Gilbert and Frank to explain the origin of Skiffle, the unusual appeal of the Cavern Club, the subculture known as "Teddy Boys" an...Show More
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19:42 | Apr 6th, 2017

"Life Animated"! The artistry of Albert Finney! The collaborations of Sidney Lumet and Sean Connery! And Gilbert stars in his own documentary!
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1:41:18 | Apr 3rd, 2017

Gilbert and Frank welcome back actor, raconteur and GGACP superfan Richard Kind, who waxes nostalgic about everything from "Soldier in the Rain" to "My Favorite Martian" to working alongside Robert Conrad, Charles Grodin, Martin Short and the Coen Br...Show More
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23:46 | Mar 30th, 2017

"Murder He Says"! Joseph Cotten comes to dinner! Burt Lancaster takes a dip! And Gilbert gets a Robert Osborne bobblehead!
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1:34:49 | Mar 27th, 2017

One of the funniest and most beloved character actors of his generation, Bernie Kopell joins Gilbert and Frank to reminisce about his six decades in show business, working with legends Steve Allen, Jack Benny and Phil Slivers and his signature roles ...Show More
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30:25 | Mar 23rd, 2017

This week: "Uncle Croc's Block"! "Murder on the Orient Express"! Peter Lorre does yellowface! Arnold Stang plays Felix Ungar! And Gilbert wins a date with Kermit the Frog!

57:59 | Mar 20th, 2017

In an effort to introduce and explain the podcast to the unfamiliar or uninitiated, Gilbert and Frank assemble a collection of highlights from the first 140+ episodes, including memorable moments with Matthew Broderick, Howie Mandel, "Weird" Al Yanko...Show More
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41:49 | Mar 16th, 2017

This week: Zeppo opts out! Groucho holds a grudge! Woody Allen offers advice! And the "genius" of Irving Thalberg!
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1:28:42 | Mar 13th, 2017

Gilbert and Frank chat with veteran character actor Jamie Farr, who looks back on 60+ years of showbiz memories, including sharing the big and small screen with legends Bob Hope, Doris Day, Sidney Poitier, Danny Kaye and Ed Wynn. Also, Jamie tours wi...Show More
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24:50 | Mar 9th, 2017

"Suspiria"! Zombies in Brooklyn! The versatility of Angus Scrimm! And Gilbert and Mike remember lost movie theaters!
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1:12:36 | Mar 6th, 2017

Emmy-winning writer-director Bill Persky returns to weigh in on topics not covered in his previous appearances, including the physicality of Tim Conway, the irritability of Joey Bishop, the professionalism of Don Ameche and the star power of Sandy Ko...Show More
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25:42 | Mar 2nd, 2017

Marjoe Gortner! "Humanoids from the Deep"! Henry Fonda goes slumming! And Elvis' favorite Christmas flick!
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1:24:17 | Feb 27th, 2017

Comedian, TV writer and host of the popular Internet show/podcast "The Best Show," Tom Scharpling stops by the studio to hold court on a wide range of topics, including the comic genius of Martin Short (and Charles Grodin), the self-importance of Jer...Show More
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31:20 | Feb 23rd, 2017

Gilbert and Frank Read Listener Tweets Naked Walter Matthau! Munchkins gone wild! "The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing"! The Alan Ladd story gets a theme song! And the strange death of Professor Backwards!
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1:12:28 | Feb 20th, 2017

Renowned Hollywood publicist Dick Guttman talks to Gilbert and Frank about his 60+ years as a Hollywood "flack," promoting the careers of stars like Warren Beatty, Tony Curtis, Kirk Douglas, Paul Newman and Elizabeth Taylor (among hundreds of others)...Show More
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21:09 | Feb 16th, 2017

"The Wizard of Odds"! "Don Adams' Screen Test"! Bouncing Bobby Van! And the rise (and fall) of Allan Sherman!
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1:07:01 | Feb 13th, 2017

Gilbert and Frank talk to screen icon and animal activist Tippi Hedren about her absorbing new memoir ("Tippi"), her collaborations with co-stars Marlon Brando and Rod Taylor, her turbulent relationship with Alfred Hitchcock and her fifty-year missio...Show More
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33:43 | Feb 9th, 2017

This week: Allan Sherman branches out! Ethel Merman buys in! Richard Dawson jumps ship! And the versatility of Bert Convy!
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1:19:24 | Feb 6th, 2017

Musician and vocalist Howard Kaylan (The Turtles, The Mothers of Invention, Flo & Eddie) joins Gilbert and Frank for a funny, freewheeling discussion of a host of topics, including the virtuosity of Harry Nilsson, the "free love" of the 1960s, the no...Show More
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37:42 | Feb 2nd, 2017

"Coast to Coast Big Mouth"! "Dick Van Dyke and the Other Woman"! And Mary discovers Sammy's Roumanian

1:38:49 | Dec 12th, 2016

Legendary comedian and impressionist Will Jordan stops by the studio to look back on his 70 years in showbiz and to regale Gilbert and Frank with stories about Charlie Callas, Don Rickles, Lenny Bruce, Sheldon Leonard and David Janssen, to name a few...Show More

1:17:38 | Oct 3rd, 2016

Writer-performer Bob "Super Dave" Einstein is one of the funniest men on the planet, and in this unforgettable episode, he shares hilarious anecdotes about everyone from Redd Foxx to Billy Barty to Sid Caesar to Joey Heatherton. Also, Bob teams with ...Show More

1:27:39 | Jul 6th, 2015

Screenwriter Tracey Jackson and legendary songwriter and actor Paul Williams join Gilbert and Frank at New York's famed Friars Club to talk about the launch of their new podcast and to cover a wide array of topics, including the "musicality" of comed...Show More

1:30:55 | Jun 1st, 2015

Gilbert and Frank take a day trip to the New Jersey home of comedian, actor and former Howard Stern sideman Artie Lange to bash "Godfather Part III," praise their favorite character actors (paging Philip Baker Hall!) and laud the films of Sidney Lume...Show More

1:10:42 | May 11th, 2015

Gilbert and Frank head to the 2015 Chiller Convention for a rare interview with musician, songwriter and producer Michael Nesmith, who looks back on everything from his mom's invention of Liquid Paper to his original "Monkees" screen test in October ...Show More

1:33:29 | Jan 11th, 2015

Character actor extraordinaire James Karen has appeared in over 80 movies, over 100 television shows and a staggering 5,000 TV commercials. In a career spanning nearly 7 decades (!), he's worked with Frederic March, Lauren Bacall, James Garner, Gene ...Show More

1:20:05 | Nov 17th, 2014

In one of our more...er..."free-spirited" episodes, Gilbert's old pal BOB SAGET drops by the historic Friars Club to plug his New York Times bestseller "Dirty Daddy" and to look back on his early days in the biz, his 8-year gig as a wholesome sitcom ...Show More

1:14:00 | Oct 11th, 2014

The man with the #1 album in America, the wildly inventive Weird Al Yankovic joins us to talk about everything from the history of novelty records to why he's forbidden to make eye contact with Prince. Also, Gilbert flashes Marge Simpson, prays to a ...Show More
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1:00:17 | Jun 30th, 2014

Throughout the late 1950's and 60's, the comedy duo of Allen & Rossi performed to sold-out Vegas crowds, recorded bestselling comedy albums and made hundreds of TV appearances (44 of them on "The Ed Sullivan Show" show). Sadly, Steve Rossi passed awa...Show More