The Bret Saunders Podcast

The Bret Saunders Podcast

Bret Saunders of the KBCO Morning Show interviews musicians, actors, media members and more about their craft, culture and other topics.


December 1, 2023 19 mins
Dana Gould is one Earth's funniest! I always love it when he stops by. See him at Comedy Works South at the Landmark through December 2.
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The esteemed journalist (O'Brien) and beloved filmmaker (Reiner) join Bret to talk about their new podcast, WHO KILLED JFK? This week marks the 60th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination, and Reiner and O'Brien dig deep into the story.
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November 17, 2023 6 mins
This duo of pranksters just released the book DUMB IDEAS. I hope they sell a million copies.
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November 9, 2023 11 mins
Hey, we love comedian-actor Paul Reiser, and he's coming to the University of Denver's Newman Center to record a new standup special on November 17!
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October 19, 2023 12 mins
We had an excellent time speaking with acclaimed singer-songwriter Hozier at Red Rocks, before his show there October 17. Hozier discussed performing at Red Rocks, artists who may or may not be trying to sound like him when they sing, and inviting his dad onstage at Madison Square Garden.
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The 2023 Denver Film Festival is a stellar one. Bret talks with Matt about some of the exciting films and events happening in Denver November 3-12.
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Will Hermes is a brilliant music writer, and he just released a project ten years in the making: LOU REED: THE KING OF NEW YORK. Did you know Reed once slapped David Bowie? Listen up!
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September 28, 2023 15 mins
Rory Scovel's absurd comedy is perfect for 21st Century brains. Aren't you a 21st Century brain?
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September 21, 2023 9 mins
Singer-singwrter Shakey Graves just released a delightful new album, "Movie of the Week." He and Bret talk about the making of the album, and Shakey keeps bringing up breakfast foods.
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September 14, 2023 12 mins
Nels Cline is a longtime member of one of Earth's finest groups, Wilco. In this conversation, Nels and Bret discuss the new Wilco album, "Cousin" as well as Nels' life in creative music.
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September 7, 2023 16 mins
The 'many times over' Grammy nominee Brandy Clark joined Bret in KBCO Studio C to talk about songwriting, Merle Haggard, and getting ones feelings hurt. This is a good one!
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September 1, 2023 8 mins
Boulder singer-songwriter-farmer Gregory Alan Isakov visited KBCO Studio C to talk about his new album, "Appaloosa Bones" as well as sheep protection strategies.
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August 31, 2023 9 mins
Keyboardist, drummer, mandolinist...and Lumineers co-founder Jeremiah Fraites called in to discuss his solo music and working as a busboy at a prominent Denver eatery.
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August 10, 2023 18 mins
Spectacular Colorado journalist G. Brown called in to discuss the latest edition of his fine book RED ROCKS; THE CONCERT YEARS.
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July 28, 2023 17 mins
The incredible singer-songwriter-guitarist Susan Tedeschi stopped by KBCO Studio C to discuss the 25th anniversary of her JUST WON'T BURN album as well as the special attention she received from the Hell's Angels at the beginning of her career.
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July 20, 2023 10 mins
Comedian Craig Ferguson is one of the best in the business. He'll perform at the Boulder Theater August 17 & 18 as part of his "Fancy Rascal" tour. Craig and Bret discuss the 1974 Sean Connery vehicle "Zardoz" and, well, does anything else really matter if they discuss that?
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July 13, 2023 12 mins
Little Feat continues their astounding, half century plus run - and founding member -keyboardist called Bret to talk band legacy, reissues, and why he's an honorary Coloradoan.
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June 27, 2023 10 mins
Everyone loves Lyle Lovett - singer, songwriter and actor, Lyle called in to discuss his Red Rocks show with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra and his appearances in multiple Robert Altman films.
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June 16, 2023 15 mins
Michael Rapaport is a charismatic comedy wrecking ball. He joined Bret to discuss his work on ONLY MURDERS IN THE BUILDING, ATYPICAL, and the fifth anniversary of stopping a guy from opening the emergency exit door on a flight.
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June 8, 2023 9 mins
I never thought I'd land an interview with the legendary Black Sabbath bassist and lyricist Geezer Butler! His new memoir, "Into The Void: From Birth To Black Sabbath And Beyond" goes deep on his career and survival. Honestly, he's a delight.
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