Gilbert Gottfried's Amazing Colossal Podcast
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Comedian and actor Gilbert Gottfried, a man Stephen King once called “a national treasure,” talks with the show business legends, icons and behind-the-scenes talents who shaped his childhood and influenced his comedy. Along with co-host and fellow pop culture fanatic Frank Santopadre, Gilbert is joined by comics, actors, musicians, talk show hosts, writers and other eyewitnesses to Hollywood history, including Bruce Dern, Chevy Chase, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Adam West, Steve Buscemi, Micky Dolenz, Jim Gaffigan, Judd Apatow and DOZENS more, for a funny, frenetic, fly-on-the-wall look at showbiz then and now (but mostly then.) Gilbert Gottfried’s Amazing Colossal Podcast was named "Best Podcast of 2015" by the Village Voice and one of iTunes' "Best of 2014." It has been featured in Rolling Stone, Wired and the Los Angeles Times.
||Explicit#190 In Memoriam 2017||Gilbert and Frank take a loving look back at some of the unforgettable talents who left us in 2017, including Jim Nabors, Mary Tyler Moore, Dick Gregory, George Romero and Martin Landau. Also in this episode: Harry Dean Stanton breaks out, Gilbert...||1/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#189 Felix Cavaliere||Rock n' Roll Hall of Famer Felix Cavaliere joins Gilbert and Frank for a look back at the creative and cultural revolutions of the 1960s as well as his six-decade career as a singer, songwriter and founding member of the platinum-selling...||1/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#188 Larry Cohen||Gilbert and Frank welcome (finally!) oft-discussed maverick filmmaker Larry Cohen ("It's Alive," "The Stuff," "Hell Up in Harlem"), who talks about his early days as a standup comic, his friendship with Alfred...||1/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#187 Mario Cantone||Fan favorite and GGACP holiday fixture Mario Cantone drops by the studio to chime in on everything from the infamous Bette Davis-Joan Crawford feud to the not-so-special effects of "Mighty Joe Young" to the strange predilections of Frosty...||12/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#186 Art Metrano||Another of Gilbert and Frank's favorite funnymen, actor and comedian Art Metrano looks back on his 50+ year career in film and television, his friendships with performers like Cornel Wilde, Elliott Gould and Robert Mitchum and his miraculous...||12/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#185 Billy Saluga||Gilbert and Frank track down one of their favorite performers, comedian and variety show mainstay Bill (Raymond J. Johnson Jr.) Saluga, who recalls his years in the sketch group The Ace Trucking Company and reminisces about working with everyone...||12/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#184 Ed. Weinberger||Gilbert and Frank are joined by veteran comedy writer and producer Ed. Weinberger, who looks back on six decades' worth of career highlights, including touring Vietnam with Bob Hope, penning jokes for Johnny Carson, firing Tony Clifton (but not...||12/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#183 Rupert Holmes Returns||GGACP fan (and host) favorite, songwriter-composer-dramatist Rupert Holmes returns to discuss (among other essential topics) the brilliance of Bernard Herrmann, the lesser-known films of Boris Karloff and the fine art of "cracking"...||11/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#182 David Zucker||Writer-director-producer David Zucker ("Airplane!," "The Naked Gun," "Kentucky Fried Movie") sits down with Gilbert and Frank for a fascinating, hour-plus conversation about the rules of comedy, the challenges of parody...||11/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#181 Joyce Van Patten||Gilbert and Frank welcome veteran stage, film and television actress Joyce Van Patten, who shares fond memories of working with some of Hollywood's most iconic figures, including Lucille Ball, Jack Benny, Danny Kaye, Dean Martin and Peter Sellers...||11/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#180 Rick Overton||Comedian, actor and Emmy-winning writer Rick Overton ("Willow," Groundhog Day," "Seinfeld") joins Gilbert and Frank for a free form discussion of everything from incidental sitcom music to the Beatles' animated series to...||11/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#179 Rich Koz aka Svengoolie||Gilbert and Frank usher in Halloween 2017 with one of the last remaining TV horror hosts, Rich Koz, AKA "Svengoolie," who remembers some of his famous predecessors (Ghoulardi, Zacherle, Chilly Billy) and praises the stylishness and...||10/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#178 Mick Garris||Writer, director and producer Mick Garris ("The Stand," "Psycho IV," "Stephen King's The Shining") joins Gilbert and Frank to weigh in on a host of horror-related topics, including the cordiality of Vincent Price...||10/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#177 Drew Friedman||Gilbert and Frank welcome back one of their favorite guests, cartoonist and illustrator extraordinaire Drew Friedman, who discusses his newest book, "Drew Friedman's Chosen People," and joins the boys for a rollicking hour of rumors...||10/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#176 Dee Wallace||Veteran actress Dee Wallace ("E.T.," "Cujo," "The Howling") joins Gilbert and Frank for an informative and inspiring conversation about the power of intuition, the challenges of sudden fame, the generosity of Harold...||10/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#175 Frank Conniff||"Push the button, Frank!" Writer, comedian and actor Frank Conniff ("Mystery Science Theater 3000") stops by the studio to share selections from his new book of MST3K-related essays and to weigh in on topics ranging from...||10/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#174 Richard Lewis||Comedian and actor Richard Lewis joins Gilbert and Frank to promote the new season of "Curb Your Enthusiasm" and to reminisce about his 45 years in comedy, his history of "nightmare gigs" and his relationships with Don Rickles...||9/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#173 Rob Paulsen||Gilbert and Frank dial up legendary voice actor Rob Paulsen ("Animaniacs," "The Tick," "Pinky and the Brain") for a compelling discussion of essential topics, including the generosity of Mel Blanc, the meticulousness of...||9/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#172 Bill Macy||In one of their funniest episodes to date, Gilbert and Frank are joined by veteran actor Bill Macy ("Maude," "The Jerk," "My Favorite Year") for a highly entertaining look back at his seven-decade career and his...||9/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#171 Tommy James||Rock 'n' roll legend Tommy James serenades Gilbert and Frank with some of his biggest hits ("I Think We're Alone Now," "Crystal Blue Persuasion") and discusses his troubled, decades-long relationship with notorious...||9/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSpecial Bonus Re-Release: Remembering Jay Thomas||Emmy-winning actor JAY THOMAS was best known to audiences as hockey star Eddie LeBec on “Cheers” and tabloid talker Jerry Gold on “Murphy Brown,” but he was also a show business renaissance man, working as a stand-up, disc jockey, sportscaster..||9/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#170 Buck Henry||Gilbert and Frank welcome one of their favorite funnymen, legendary writer-actor-director Buck Henry, who looks back on his 50+ year career and shares hilarious anecdotes about Orson Welles, James Mason, John Belushi and Jonathan Winters (among...||8/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#169 Tony Lo Bianco||Gilbert and Frank are joined by veteran stage and screen actor Tony Lo Bianco ("The French Connection," "The Seven-Ups," "The Honeymoon Killers") for an absorbing discussion of the art of acting, the importance of...||8/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#168 Ronnie Schell||One of the podcast's most popular guests, actor and comedian Ronnie Schell returns to entertain Gilbert and Frank with classic stories about co-stars and contemporaries Harvey Korman, Don Rickles, Mickey Rooney, Don Knotts, and of course, Pat...||8/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#167 Larry Kenney||Radio personality, actor and voice artist Larry Kenney (Lion-O, Sonny the Cuckoo Bird) stops by the studio to trot out his array of impressions (Richard Nixon, Paul Lynde, George S. Patton, et al.) and to talk about some of the industry's...||8/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#166 Clint Howard||One of the most recognizable character actors of the last half-century, Clint Howard, joins Gilbert and Frank for a highly entertaining look back at his eclectic (and prolific) career, covering everything from his films with B-movie mogul...||7/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#165 Tom Bergeron||TV personality, comedian and game show host Tom Bergeron drops by the studio to share his thoughts on a variety of topics, including the unpredictability of live television, the genius of Marcel Marceau, the benefits of transcendental meditation and..||7/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#147: Gilbert Gottfried's Amazing Colossal Clip Show!||In an effort to introduce and explain the podcast to the unfamiliar or uninitiated, Gilbert and Frank assemble a collection of highlights from the first 140+ episodes, including memorable moments with Matthew Broderick, Howie Mandel...||3/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
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Pre-emptive 5 star review.
Gilbert Gottfried personifies comic genius, so I'm giving this 5 stars before it even comes out!!
Glad to see Gilbert actually doing something on his own! Very surprised and very excited as he is an absolute genius.