Backstage With Gentry Thomas

Backstage With Gentry Thomas

Go backstage with Gentry Thomas as he interviews interesting people from celebrity musicians, athletes, even movie stars. The Playground loves Gentry’s cool and laid back interview style and think you will too. Tag along with Gentry Backstage.

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January 27, 2023 21 min

Lisa Guerrero is Backstage with Gentry Thomas and she's here to talk about her new book "Warrior" where she intimately narrates her career experiences and stories of her life. Lisa's purpose for this book is to prove that through small, daily acts, bravery is a muscle we can strengthen over time. Lisa shares her vast career experiences as a corporate executive, sportscaster, Playboy cover model, and most famously an...

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This episode we're going Backstage with widely beloved country music legend, Wynonna Judd. Between 1983 to 1991, The Judd's of Naomi and Wynonna became Country Music royalty and were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. However, behind the curtain of success and fame, it's hard to imagine the amount of tragedy that Wynonna has had to endure. In recent time, she has dealt with the passing of her beloved and icon...

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Gentry is back and this week we're talking with American actor, author, businessman, producer and director Steve Guttenberg. Best known for his roles in films like "Cocoon", "Short Circuit" or "Police Academy". The 64 year old actor talked about his new movie "How to Murder Your Husband". Based on a true story about Nancy Brophy, who killed her husband on June 2, 2018. Nancy was an author who spe...

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Now this is a story all about how Gentry's life got flipped-turned upside down and I'd like to take a minute just sit right there. I'll tell you how Gentry interviewed Alfonso Ribeiro in a town called Bel-Air. Actor and TV host best known for his roles on 'Silver Spoons', 'In the House', and 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' Alfonso Ribeiro sits with Gentry and the two talk about him hosting AFV. Goi...

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It's that time of the year again where the weather drops below zero and people trample one another for the best deals on toaster ovens. That's right it's officially the Christmas season and Gentry went out and caught Ralphie from 'A Christmas Story' just for your listening pleasure. Peter Billingsley as most refer to him has a new Christmas movie coming out 'A Christmas Story Christmas' based on Ralphie&...

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Gentry goes Backstage with Director and Producer Robert Alexander best known for his work on 'A Man Named Scott' and 'The Shop'. Rob recounts his newest work, a documentary on NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal and his bigger than life personality. Gentry brings up how different the big fella is from the majority of celebrities and despite his larger than life stature he's pretty down to Earth. The documenta...

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Gentry goes Backstage on the set of 'To Die For' to talk to actor and country singer John Schneider. The 'Dukes of Hazzard' star talks about his newest movie 'To Die for' which Schneider leads and directs. The film honors the people who have sacrificed for our freedoms and sets the record straight about what matters in this country today. Going against woke culture and defeating the snowflakes is the goal th...

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Today we go backstage with Jeff Pearlman, a sports author and New York Times best seller. Pearlman has a total of seven New York Times best sellers. They talk about Pearlman's most recent work " The Last Folk Hero: The Life and Myth of Bo Jackson." This book is about Bo Jackson and his stellar athletic career in both professional Football and Baseball throughout the 80's and 90's, and is the only player to ever ...

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Gentry goes Backstage today to talk to famous actor and director Jerry O'Connell. He talks about his newest adventure, being the host of a Pictionary game show airing on Fox. The two also talk about how much the younger generation has lost its touch with art because of all of their devices. To each man's bewilderment they don't teach kids how to sign in cursive anymore.

Jerry talks about working on the 1996 movie 'J...

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Gentry talks with Nate Boyer who has done it all from football, being a Green Beret, to even acting. The two talk about Nate's new movie 'M.V.P' named after the foundation which he co-founded that merges vets and players. To find out more click the following link https://vetsandplayers.org. It was created to help them with coming to terms following life after the military and after professional sports. The movie stars M...

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September 6, 2022 14 min

Gentry is joined by Jay Leno, a world famous comedian and the former host of NBC's 'The Tonight Show'. The comic talks about the newest season of 'Jay Leno's Garage' where he drives really nice cars with really famous people. Some of his guests include Elon Musk, Kelly Clarkson, Chris Evans as well as numerous other celebrities that like to cruise in crazy cool cars. The newest season premieres September 7th...

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September 6, 2022 11 min

Today Gentry goes Backstage to talk to a lawyer, producer, reporter and founder of the renowned tabloid publication TMZ, Harvey Levin. He gives us all the backstory and knowledge now available about Michael Jackson's mysterious demise. He even describes Michael's battle with addiction and how it all stems back to a horrible accident during a Pepsi commercial in 1984. TMZ reveals how the King of Pop's death was much more...

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Gentry's Backstage again and today he's with British actor Tom Hopper. His newest movie 'Love in the Villa' premiers September 1st on Netflix. Tom plays the role of a cynical British man who's room gets double booked with a mysterious female stranger. The Englishman describes the beautiful shooting location of the film "Verona Italy" which is famous for being the setting in Shakespeare's play 'Ro...

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Gentry goes backstage today with a psychic medium and reality TV star Matt Fraser. You may have seen Matt on his hit TV show 'Meet The Frasers' which stars him alongside his whole family going through their loud, erratic, and spiritual life. The Native Rhode Islander has just recently released a new book 'We Never Die: Secrets of the Afterlife' which describes the truth about heaven and why we never really die. Matt...

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On today's rendition of Backstage Pass we're joined by actress, writer, math genius, and an advocate for education Danica McKellar. Also known as Winnie Cooper from her starring role in The Wonder Years. Today she hangs with Gentry to talk about her newest children's book 'Double Puppy Trouble' a picture book dedicated to making mathematics simple and fun. She describes what it was like growing up being a child ...

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Today Gentry is joined by professional wrestler, and WWE champion Booker T. The two talk about Booker's recent return to the ring and how surreal it was and how he even wore the same tights from 1998. Gentry gets some workout tips from the biggest man in nearly every gym on how to keep pushing the weights even as an older gentleman. In light of the news of Vince McMahon's recent departure from the WWE the hall of famer give...

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Gentry delivers today's rendition of Backstage Pass with actor, comedian, radio personality, and record breaking podcaster Adam Carolla. The man with the girthiest...….. hands has a new book releasing 'Everything Reminds Me of Something: Advice, Answers... but no Apologies' which is available for purchase now on amazon. Gentry and Adam talk about the difference between going on CNN vs Fox and how profitable podcasting c...

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Today's rendition of Backstage Pass brings us 80s child mega-star, actor, and musician Corey Feldman. The artist is celebrating his new album 'Love Left 2: Army With Love' and his new box set 'Love Left 2.1' which is releasing on his birthday July 16th. Corey is currently touring all across the country playing his music for all to hear and enjoy. The last tour date is September 18th at 'The Canyon' in Sa...

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Gentry is joined by author, politician, and former Speaker Of The House Newt Gingrich. The native Georgian just released a new book 'Defeating Big Government Socialism: Saving America's Future' which is available on Amazon for purchase right now. The two talk about the rising prices across America and how much has changed since Trump has left office. Newt explains how the biggest threat to U.S. citizens' freedoms is...

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On today's backstage escapade Gentry is joined by producer and actor Marcus Harvey along with media personality and son of heavy metal legend Ozzy Osbourne Mr. Jack Osbourne. The two talk about their ongoing show Fright Club which looks and explores the internet's craziest paranormal content. The aforementioned show was just renewed for its second season, dropping June 30th and can be streamed on Discovery+. Gentry gets...

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