If you weren't already smitten with the man from 'Flashdance' and 'The Death of Gianni Versace', now's your chance to fall in love with Michael Nouri. We get to know the man behind the eyes, and why the women seem to love him. It's probably because of his big, giant heart and his gentle spirit. Swoon.
Cynthia Alksne, former federal prosecutor, current MSNBC legal analyst and one of our favorite legal ladies joins us in the basement with her analysis on the impeachment process and what the Trump administration can and can't get away with.
We're in the basement, drinking with Robert Gant (Queer as Folk). Okay, he's drinking coffee, but this was a terrific conversation, so who cares.
We're drinking basil martinis and talking to the one and only Bruce Vilanch! We get the stories and the jokes from one of the funniest men in the business. He tells us about writing for the Oscars, writing for Bette Midler, his small role in the film "Mahogany" as well as his upcoming charity read of "Valley of the Dolls" on May 3rd & 4th at the Los Angeles LGBT Center's Renberg Theatre.
On the very day that the (redacted) Mueller Report finally drops, we sit down with the ladies from the 'Mueller, She Wrote' podcast - A.G., Jaleesa Johnson, and Jordan Coburn to suss out the most damning details, speculate on redactions, and debate where we go from here. All while sipping some blended strawberry margaritas.
We're spending happy hour with Ed Begley Jr, co-star on the new ABC series 'Bless This Mess'! So what if he's been sober for years, the man is hilarious! We discuss some of his most famous roles including St. Elsewhere, Arrested Development, Best in Show, and A Mighty Wind. And we get to the root of his environmentalism (he's cheap) as he tells us about owning one of the earliest electric cars and gives us tips for simple, cash-sav... Read more
Tim Russ (Star Trek: Voyager, iCarly, Samantha Who?) joins us for a wine spritzer as we nerd out - about Star Trek, about science, and of course, about politics. Tim is a god on Twitter. Follow him @timruss2 This week's show is brought to you by Casper mattress. Go to casper.com and use the code STEPHANIE for $100 towards thee purchase of select mattresses. Also brought to you by the new series 'In the Dark'. Catch it Thursdays o... Read more
What a delight! We have Poor Val herself, Joan Van Ark, in the studio with us for a fantastic happy hour! We talk Knots Landing, get her to talk politics, and hear about her upcoming staged reading of 'Valley of the Dolls' with many of our Happy Hour beloveds including Wilson Cruz and Greg Louganis. That show is May 3rd & 4th at Renberg Theatre in Los Angeles. Cheers!
In case you missed our Monday morning show, we bring it to you here. We're mad as hell and loaded for Barr - or bear. Guests include Rude Pundit, Malcolm Nance, Eric Boehlert, and Jill Wine-Banks.
We have presidential hopeful Marianne Williamson with us in the studio! We get to know her a little better and what her goals are with her campaign and presidency. We even try to get a curse word out of her. It is Happy Hour, after all!
We are drinkin' with Duckie! Alright, he's having a Sprite, but still... Jon Cryer is in the basement with us! He discusses his current role as Lex Luthor on 'Supergirl' and the politically relevant plot lines the show gets into. We also get a taste of his experience with former Happy Hour guest Charlie Sheen. Will there be a Happy Hour reunion summit between the 2 Men? Don't count on it...
Twitter god and political activist Ryan Knight is in the studio with Mama and the mooks for an extra special Happy Hour! He and Mama have a heart to heart about his eight years of sobriety. Plus, we discuss some pointers on staying sane and focused while continuing to engage friends and family that disagree politically. We finally get a peek at the man behind the tweets and hear some of the journey that made him the hopeful, pragma... Read more
It's all Chardonnay and G&T's as we bring in our best friends for an epic conversation! Steph and Dr. Wanda, friends for 40 years, and Francis and Angels of Frangela discuss the powerful sisterhood and female empowerment. Seriously, we say this all the time, but this may be our best episode ever!
Wilson Cruz is our guest this week! We go over his whole trailblazing career - from being the first openly gay actor playing an openly gay character (on 'My So-Called Life') to his current role on 'Star Trek: Discovery' where he's part of the first openly gay couple in the TV series. And he shares some personal stories about confronting hate and prejudice. A wonderful discussion!
We're drinking Bloody Mary's (virgin and otherwise) with Hailie Sahar of Pose and Good Trouble. She discusses her career and her life as a trans actress - from her early days as a dancer for the LA Sparks to Ryan Murphy writing a part specifically for her on Pose. A very touching episode.
The Love Goddess herself, Judy Tenuta joins us in the basement for a Cucumber Mint Vodka Cocktail. She's got the accordion in tow, along with a "special" new prop. We celebrate the Goddess of the Clap Back, Nancy Pelosi and ask WTF with that SOTU?
We've wanted him to come to LA and do the happy hour for years now and finally - SURPRISE! - Charlie snuck in the studio to join us for the morning show with Jody Hamilton this week. We trade the booze for coffee and doughnuts (and TAB), but Charlie's got no shortage of things to say about the current political landscape.
Comedian Selene Luna (Coco, My Bloody Valentine 3D) is here! She join us for some wine to discuss being anti-Trump with every fiber of her being: as a woman, as a Mexican, and as a disabled person. We discuss our mutual adoration for Margaret Cho, and outright disgust for the fat, bald jackass in the White House. See Selene's live show 'Pretty Special' in Los Angeles on Saturday, February 2nd. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sele... Read more
Comedian Gloria Bigelow joins us, along with our friend Dana Goldberg, for some cocktails and wine. We compare the voices we use for our dogs. discuss getting the hell out of New York City, and low lesbian self-esteem ... And of course, we talk shit on Trump.
Comedy legend Elayne Boosler grabs a Pino Grigio and joins us in the basement! We're still reeling from Steph's holiday party and Elayne has a few words for Ms. Lily Tomlin. She also rails that it's okay to be fat now. Do you know how many pizzas this woman could have been eating? She shares some stories about Robin Williams and Andy Kaufman and tells how it was Bill Clinton and Maya Angelou who brought her and her future husband t... Read more