Matthew Modine (Full Metal Jacket, Dark Knight Rises, Stranger Things) talks with Chris about promoting projects, his interesting family history and he talks about teaching acting, Chris also talks about his love for Vision Quest, Matthew talks about working with Stanley Kubrick on Full Metal Jacket and he talks about his new movie Miss Virginia, in theaters now!
CM Punk returns to the podcast! He chats with Chris about living in Chicago, how he maintains being so athletic and his extensive fighting career. They also talk about how he balances work and personal life, things they both love to collect and his new movie Girl on the Third Floor!
Jimmy Eat World chats with Chris about growing up in Arizona, the early days of their band and how their lives changed when they started getting successful. They also talk about being on tour, what they each do to keep sane and their new album Surviving!
Brian Henson returns to the podcast! He and Chris talk about the history of the Henson studios, all the amazing props and creatures that are around the lot and how Farscape is still so popular today. They also talk about how adults continue to love the Henson puppets just like they did as kids, the difference between CG and puppets and the Farscape - Uncharted Territories 20th Anniversary Costume Celebration on October 19!
Joaquin Phoenix chats with Chris about preparing for his role in Joker, what it was like playing such an emotional character and working with director Todd Phillips. They also talk about how angry spoilers make people, Joaquin talks about the one time he played video games and how he navigates his personal and professional life!
Sean Penn and Chris chat about how hectic promotional schedules are, the time he lost everything he owned in a fire and what inspired Sean to start writing. They also talk about Sean’s extensive charity work, creating the character of Bob Honey in his books and his iconic roles over the years!
Rob Zombie and Sheri Moon Zombie are on the podcast! They talk about how it has been 20 years since House of 1000 Corpses, how their lives have changed since then and the making of 3 From Hell. They also talk about working together, Sheri talks about growing up and getting into entertainment and they talk about what they are excited about doing next!
Andrea Savage is on the podcast again! She and Chris talk about all the nerdy stuff Chris likes and Andrea makes him explain some nerd stuff to him. Andrea also talks about starting her own podcast, Chris talks about staying at Hearst Castle and her TV show I’m Sorry, which now has the second season on Netflix!
Cedric Yarbrough (Reno 911, Speechless) chats with Chris about the time the Reno 911 cast did @midnight, the differences between stand up, sketch and improv and the Black Dynamite TV show. Cedric also talks about his love of developing his characters, his monthly show at The Groundlings and how Speechless showed the importance of representation for people with disabilities!
Dr. Drew returns to the podcast! He and Chris talk about how Loveline was the like an original podcast, how medicines have changed over the years and why Drew thinks people aren’t as happy as they used to be. Drew also wants to encourage people to go out and enjoy the world, they talk about Drew’s bout with cancer and what they are grateful for!
Brian Posehn returns to the podcast! He and Chris talk about Chris's collector Star Wars glasses, their thoughts on the Star Wars prequels and how Brian introduces his kid to things he likes. They also talk about how fandom has changed over the years, Brian now working on things he used to love as a kid and his memoir Forever Nerdy: Living My Dorky Dreams and Staying Metal!
Judy Greer (Arrested Development, Kidding, Halloween) chats with Chris about people who are too famous to shop at Target, their love of antiques and where people recognize her from. Judy also talks about how her mom almost became a nun, filming movies around the world and her new movie Driven!
Lesley Manville (Phantom Thread, Maleficent, Mum) chats with Chris about what it’s like doing theater in Los Angeles, how she likes to keep her private life private and the vast array of characters she has played. She also talks about what kinds of projects she likes best, how the entertainment industry is changing and the upcoming season of Mum!
Katee Sackhoff returns to the podcast! She and Chris talk about restoring a house she bought, the long process of getting permits and she tells a story of being on a plane with a crying child recently. They also talk about going to concerts of bands they liked as kids, her new show Another Life on Netflix and her upcoming YouTube channel about meditation and healthy living!
Yvette Nicole Brown returns to the podcast! Chris introduces her to Japanese Kit Kats, they talk about dealing with people on the internet and Yvette talks about her new dog, Harley. They also talk about the importance of self reflection and being your best self, Yvette talks about her faith and dealing with the difficulties of life.
Tom Lennon returns to the podcast! He and Chris talk about Chris’s cat being sick, an old friend stops by for a minute and they talk about Tom’s new children's book Ronan Boyle and the Bridge of Riddles. Tom then talks about the process of writing a book, he talks about his worst movie pitches and they try to do their best accents!
Chris Jericho returns to the podcast! He and Chris catch up with each other, they talk about the amazing world of wrestling and how wrestling has created such a connection with it’s fans. They also talk about learning new talents, dealing with his kids diabetes and the long list of everything that Chris has going on!
Pete Holmes returns to the podcast! He and Chris talk about how they both stopped drinking, they wonder what would’ve happened to Neanderthals if they had food delivery services and Pete talks about growing up religious. Pete then talks about losing his faith over the years, they discuss the importance of living in the moment and Pete talks about his book Comedy Sex God!
Adam Savage is back on the podcast! He and Chris talk about how his kids are now grown up, when Adam first started going to ComicCon and Adam recalls a time he wore a kilt. They also talk about what they would bring if they went back in time, Adam reminisces about working on Mythbusters and they talk about his new show Savage Builds!
Chris Kattan (SNL, A Night at the Roxbury) chats with Chris about watching SNL as a kid, which casts are their favorites and getting his start in comedy with The Groundlings. He also talks about coming up with his iconic characters like Mr. Peepers and Mango, getting injured and how it affected his comedy and his new book Baby, Don’t Hurt Me!