Really Famous

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June 24, 2019 73 min

Michael Imperioli (The Sopranos, Goodfellas, Summer of Sam) and I do an impromptu podcast - and it's so relaxed that you'll have a 100% different experience than when you listened to his original episode of Really Famous. You'll hear: Who he based Christopher Moltisanti on (a real-life person! who has no idea!) Why he said "F that" about David Chase Why he knew James Gandolfini really well, but Edie Falco didn't Who he stays in t... Read more

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June 17, 2019 85 min

Younger and Law & Order: SVU actor Peter Hermann and I get into the groove! You'll hear: Peter and I hit it off big time. You'll laugh + smile (a lot!) We gush about our favorite movies. Digressions! Tangents! We go majorly off-topic. Then he flips it on me. Suddenly it's The Peter Hermann Show and I'm his first guest. In fact, we record an extra episode later on, with Peter as host and me as guest. Subscribe to Really Famous now... Read more

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June 10, 2019 56 min

Comedian and celebrity impressionist Nicky Petito does a SPOT-ON Tony Soprano. (You won't believe it.) Spike Lee loves him. Michael Rapaport helped him go viral. Danny Aiello is his favorite - and he says my interview with Danny is the only podcast he's ever listened to straight through. I invited him on the show specifically to entertain YOU! Get ready. You'll hear impressions of: Tony Soprano Danny Aiello Ray Liotta Al Pacino R... Read more

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June 3, 2019 99 min

Jay Mohr, aka Jon Mohr, aka JJ Mohr, is here! This is an episode like no other. He's funny. He's serious. It's light. It's deep. We go off the rails. Repeatedly. I analyze him. He analyzes me. You'll love it. Or you'll hate it. Savor the whole thing. Or shake it off as soon as you decide this episode's not for you. You'll hear about: Marriage and divorce Life coaching and therapy Intuitive people Living in the deep end of the poo... Read more

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May 27, 2019 62 min

Greyson Chance became famous in the span of about three days ... thanks to Ellen DeGeneres, Lady Gaga + Ashton Kutcher. Sit back for an incredible story. You'll hear: How Ashton Kutcher, Ellen DeGeneres and Lady Gaga changed his life, basically overnight His ongoing relationship with Ellen Personal advice Greyson's friend "Gaga" (aka LG) gave him Jimmy Iovine Why Greyson feels so old even though he's 21 Netflix, AMC Stubs, HBO, Wh... Read more

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May 20, 2019 95 min

  Yes, it's Peter Brady! From The Brady Bunch. I met Chris at his beautiful beach home in Southern California (check it out here). I met his wife, Cara, and his cat, Titus. Then Chris and I sat down for a long time. He told me about how he got into show business, how the Brady Bunch environment saved him, in a way, from his not-so-perfect home life, and why his relationship with Kara is evidence that he's now in a healthy place. A... Read more

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May 13, 2019 87 min

Jeremy Sisto (FBI, Six Feet Under, Law and Order, Waitress) and I laugh and dig deep on everything from snowplow parenting to social faux-pas to the power of therapy to his fabulously layered Six Feet Under character, Billy Chenowith. # Join us as we hit on: Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, Faces of Death Before Sunrise, Before Sunset, Before Midnight FBI (Jeremy plays Asst. Special Agent in Charge Jubal Valentine) Suburgator... Read more

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May 6, 2019 41 min

Alfred Hitchcock was obsessed with the iconic movie star while filming The Birds and Marnie. And it got ugly. Hear the whole story, why he threatened to ruin her and how she handled it. In this entertaining and laughter-filled interview at her wildlife sanctuary, Shambala, you'll hear Tippi and Kara talk about Marlon Brando, Melanie Griffith, Antonio Banderas and Charlie Chaplin, being strong, getting nervous, scary moments, lions... Read more

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April 29, 2019 71 min

Jane the Virgin narrator and movie trailer voice artist Anthony Mendez could entertain me all day with his deep voice! Anthony will entertain you too, starting with a little gem to kick off the podcast. His voice! What he shares about his life as a voice actor is equally entertaining. Sit back (or walk your dog...or commute to work...or run a few miles...) and enjoy. You'll hear us bond over small-town New Jersey and: Where his "L... Read more

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April 22, 2019 69 min

It's Lisa Simpson! Yes, Emmy-winner Yeardley Smith is the voice of smart, spunky Lisa Simpson on The Simpsons. For the last 30 years. Wow! Yeardley is also an on-air actor (remember her from City Slickers, Herman's Head, The Legend of Billie Jean and Maximum Overdrive?). And she co-hosts the true crime podcast Small Town Dicks, now in season 4. Tune in! Subscribe! You'll hear Yeardley talk about: perfectionism success living up to... Read more

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April 8, 2019 88 min

Jason Ritter (Parenthood, Gravity Falls, Joan of Arcadia) and I have a beautifully honest (and fun!) conversation. I've wanted Jason to be a guest on Really Famous since the day I started it. Find out why. And...I was right! I knew I'd like getting to know him better. I predict you will, too. You'll hear about: Parenthood - why he loved it, which scenes made him cry (as a viewer!) People, perfection and the real deal The downside ... Read more

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April 1, 2019 44 min

You loved her as Mrs. C. on Happy Days. You'll be blown away when you see what a passionate go-getter she is in real life. I sat down with Marion at her home in Los Angeles and we had quite a time! You'll hear Marion talk about: Happy Days - and how the cast really was a family Trouble with Tom Bosley, however What she learned from her "shrink" Why most people in Hollywood are driven "A-types" Why her parents were devastated when ... Read more

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March 25, 2019 5 min

It's a bonus! It's a teaser! It's a 5-minute peek at Russian Doll and Seinfeld actor Yul Vazquez and me and our real, personal talk. Full episode available now!

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March 25, 2019 87 min

Seinfeld lovers, get ready! Yul Vazquez, who played "Bob the Intimidating Gay Guy" in the Soup Nazi, Puerto Rican Day and The Sponge episodes, is here! Sure, he intimidates Kramer and takes Elaine's armoire. But no, he's not intimidating in real life! Yul is currently on the buzz-y Netflix series Russian Doll (I recommend it!) and TNT's I Am the Night. You may recognize him from Divorce, American Gangster, Bad Boys II, Runaway Brid... Read more

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March 18, 2019 60 min

Emmy-winner Ken Levine has written + directed lots of your favorite TV shows, like Cheers, Frasier, M*A*S*H, Everybody Loves Raymond, and Wings. We DISH! ... on famous people, TV scoop, behind-the-scenes shockers and more. Some of Ken's stories will surprise you! You'll get the real deal on: Ted Danson Kelsey Grammer Tom Hanks Mary Tyler Moore Tony Randall Thomas Haden Church Cybill Shepherd Val Kilmer Ken also talks about: Bei... Read more

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March 11, 2019 73 min

Actor-producer-director Griffin Dunne (This Is Us, Dallas Buyers Club, An American Werewolf in London, My Girl), sits on the couch for a deep dive! You'll hear Griffin and me analyze: His fascinating family history, including: His father, writer Dominick Dunne His aunt, writer Joan Didion His uncle, writer John Gregory Dunne His daughter, actor Hannah Dunne His mother, brother, and sister, Dominique Dunne, who was murdered at age... Read more

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March 4, 2019 50 min

Don't you just love Annie Potts? The Young Sheldon, Toy Story 4, Ghostbusters, Pretty in Pink and Designing Women actress and I talk about things big and small. You'll hear about: Young Sheldon, the prequel to The Big Bang Theory (Annie plays Meemaw.) Toy Story 4 (coming in June!) and working with Tom Hanks (Annie voices Bo Peep and Tom, of course, voices Woody.) Annie's sons, who are now "proper grownups" Annie's 30-year marriag... Read more

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February 25, 2019 65 min

Alex Guarnaschelli says THIS about our podcast conversation: "It's like a really good taco. Every bite is different." The Food Network celebrity chef (Chopped, Iron Chef America, Fix Me a Plate) and executive chef (Butter) also called it a "roller coaster ride." Do you agree? Do you feel the ups and downs? Let me know. Drop me an email at reallyfamouspodcast@gmail.com. This is one of my deep-dive interviews. Come along for the ride... Read more

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February 18, 2019 48 min

Alysia Reiner from Orange Is the New Black (she plays Fig, the warden) is here. She talks about her other TV series, Better Things and The Deuce, and her new movie, Egg, which also stars Mad Men's Christina Hendricks. Not unlike my other podcast interviews, I skim over typical superficial questions and get into real conversation. Today it gets a little awkward, I think. What do you think? I'm all ears. Email me at reallyfamouspodca... Read more

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February 11, 2019 76 min

Arrow star Rick Gonzalez and I laugh, analyze and dive deep on: Learning the craft of acting Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music and Art and Performing Art Playing the "perp" on the first season of Law and Order: SVU Being Rene Ramirez, aka Wild Dog, on Arrow Growing up in a Puerto Rican and Dominican neighborhood in Brooklyn Being a Latino actor ... and stereotypes Why he turned away from acting Falling off the rails Getti... Read more

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