HOST and GUEST
By Rick Katschke
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Host and Guest is an audio program hosted by Rick Katschke, featuring a cavalcade of guests such as Jimmy Pardo and Matt Belknap of Never Not Funny, "Semisonic, Trip Shakespeare and The New Standards" John Munson, Glen Phillips of Toad the Wet Sprocket, film director Joe Dante (Gremlins, The Howling, Innerspace) David Wain Michael Showalter and Michael Ian Black of Stella and Wet Hot American Summer, The Sklar Brothers, Eef Barzelay of Clem Snide, Mick Napier, Davy Rothbart from Found Magazine and This American Life, TJ Jagodowski, David Pasquesi, Dick Chudnow of Comedysportz, Chris Hardwick and Chester French discussing all matters topical and anecdotal.
||CleanHost and Guest Episode 53: The Return of Morgan Taylor (Gustafer Yellowgold) and John Munson!||On this edition of Host and Guest, Rick is rejoined by Gustafer Yellwgold's Morgan Taylor and John Munson for an extended chat about the new Gustafer Yellowgold album "Gustafer Yellowgold's Wisdom Tooth of Wisdom" (available for purchase at http://ww||10/22/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 52: Elijah Drenner (Director of That Guy Dick Miller, American Grindhouse)||On this edition of Host and Guest, Rick is joined by Elijah Drenner, the director of the documentaries That Guy Dick Miler and American Grindhouse. This interview took place before the second public screening of That Guy Dick Miller at the Wisconsin||4/7/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHost and Guest Episode 51: Zack Carlson||On this edition of the program, Rick is joined by Zack Carlson of the Alamo Drafthouse. Zack is a programmer for the theater and also wrote the book Destroy All Movies! with Bryan Connolly. You can purchase the book here: http://www.fanta||7/25/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHost and Guest Episode 50 Part 2: Tom Fuchs||After over a month of anticipation following part 1's cliffhanger, here's the thrilling conclusion to the Tom Fuchs episode. http://archive.org/download/HostAndGuestEpisode50Part2TomFuchs/hostandguestepisode50part2.mp3 STREAM IT!||5/7/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHost and Guest Episode 50 part 1: Tom Fuchs||After another prolonged absence, Host and Guest returns with beloved guest Tom Fuchs. As is tradition when he's on the problem, Tom takes a look back at the previous year's films and discusses the ones he enjoyed and hated. As is tradition, it's NSFW and||4/1/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHost and Guest Episode 49: Evan Pilak of Peshtigo||On this edition of the program, Rick is joined by Evan Pilak of the group Peshtigo. Peshtigo's music reflects the music of the 80s featured in knockoffs of John Hughes movies. Their first live show is Saturday, August 27th at the Cactus Club where they wi||8/21/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHost and Guest Episode 48: At Latl||On this edition of the program, Rick is joined by the band At Latl on the verge of the release of their debut album "Safe, Sound and Temporary". You can stream the entire album at http://atlatlband.bandcamp.com/album/safe-sound-and-temporary. On Wednesday||8/23/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHost and Guest Episode 47: John Mulaney||On this edition of Host and Guest, Rick is joined by comedian John Mulaney. John is a standup comedian and a writer for Saturday Night Live. His debut album, The Top Part, was released on Comedy Central Records in 2009. For more information, be sure to ch||7/15/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHost and Guest Episode 46: Scott Aukerman||On this edition of Host and Guest, Rick is joined by Scott Aukerman, the host and creator of Comedy Death Ray Radio. Scott was also a writer and performer on Mr. Show. You can catch the comedy showcase he co-created, Comedy Death Ray, every Tuesday at the||6/25/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHost and Guest Episode 45: The Late Live Show||On this edition of Host and Guest, Rick is joined by C.J. Toledano and Joe Kwaczala of the Late Live Show. The Late Live Show starts at Second City on June 26th. For more information, visit their website www.thelateliveshow.com and purchase advance ticket||6/16/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHost and Guest Episode 44: Paul F. Tompkins||On this edition of Host and Guest, Rick is joined by comedian Paul F. Tompkins. You can purchase Paul's albums "Impersonal" and "Freak Wharf" at http://www.aspecialthing.com/store/index.htm. His upcoming EP "Sir, you have fooled me twice" will also be ava||5/28/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHost and Guest Episode 43: Dan Telfer||On this edition of Host and Guest, Rick is joined by comedian Dan Telfer. Dan's first EP, "Fossil Record" is coming out very soon on AST Records as part of a 3-pack with Greg Proops and Paul F. Tompkins. For more information about Dan, visit his website h||5/21/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHost and Guest Episode 42: Scott Adsit||On this edition of Host and Guest, Rick is joined by Scott Adsit of 30 Rock, Mr. Show, Moral Orel, Mary Shelley's Frankenhole and Second City. Scott was in Chicago performing the show Celebrity Autobiography (http://www.celebrityautobiography.com/) As rec||5/2/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHost and Guest: The Epic Tom Fuchs Two Parter...Part Two||The RAW AUDIO version of Host and Guest continues and ends with the riveting 60+ minute conversation with Tom Fuchs about film. As discussed in the episode, here is Fletcher Runyan: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YCbZnfr04k And here is the music video fo||4/5/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHost and Guest: The Epic Tom Fuchs Two Parter...Part One||In this RAW AUDIO edition of Host and Guest, Tom Fuchs breaks down his favorite films from 2009 that made less during their entire run than Avatar did its opening day. However, there are exceptions to the rule, so the premise is kind of pointless. http://||3/18/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHost and Guest Episode 41: The 2009 Holiday Extravaganza||On a very special edition of Host and Guest, Rick celebrates the most wonderful time of the year with a cavalcade of guests including Ira Glass, Chuck Klosterman, Bob Odenkirk, Jimmy Pardo, Andy Daly, Matt Belknap, Dan Wilson, Morgan Taylor, Nathan Rabin,||12/18/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHost and Guest Episode 40: Josh Modell||On the 40th episode of Host and Guest, Rick is joined by Josh Modell from the Onion A.V. Club and Spin Magazine. The A.V. Club has just released their second book, titled "Inventory. For more information on Inventory, be sure to check out: http://www.avcl||11/17/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHost and Guest Episode 39: Morgan Taylor (Gustafer Yellowgold)||On this edition of Host and Guest, Rick is joined by Morgan Taylor, the singer, songwriter and illustrator behind Gustafer Yellowgold. For more information about Gustafer Yellowgold, be sure to visit http://www.gustaferyellowgold.com/. The songs sampled o||10/26/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHost and Guest Episode 38: Aaron Kopec||On this edition of the show, Rick is joined by Aaron Kopec of the Alchemist Theatre. Aaron is the director of their current production "Dracula: The Undead", which runs Thursdays-Saturdays until November 7th. Tickets for the show can be purchased at http:||10/22/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHost and Guest Episode 37: Jeremy Messersmith||On the thirty seventh edition of Host and Guest (THIRTY-SEVEN!?), Rick is joined by Twin Cities singer/songwriter Jeremy Messersmith. You can check out Jeremy's music at his website http://jeremymessersmith.com/. Sign up for his mailing list and you'll ge||10/13/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHost and Guest Episode 36: Dan Wilson||For the one year anniversary of Host and Guest, Rick is joined by Grammy winning singer-songwriter Dan Wilson. Dan Wilson is a member of the band Semisonic that created the hit single "Closing Time". He was also a member of the band Trip Shakespeare. For||9/21/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHost and Guest Episode 35: Matt Besser||On this edition of Host and Guest, Rick is joined by Matt Besser of the Upright Citizen's Brigade. This was recorded in advance of the Del Close Marathon in August. For more information, be sure to check out http://mattbesser.com/ and http://www.ucbtheatr||9/1/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHost and Guest Episode 34: Joe Dante||On this historic edition of Host and Guest, Rick is joined by his favorite film director Joe Dante. Joe's directed films such as Gremlins, Gremlins 2: The New Batch, Innerspace, The Howling, Matinee, The 'burbs, Explorers, Looney Tunes: Back in Action and||8/19/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHost and Guest Episode 33: Joe Ewert||On the thirty-third edition of Host and Guest, a sick Rick Katschke bids farewell to his friend, sports writer Joe Ewert before Joe relocates to Iowa. Here's Episode 33: http://www.archive.org/download/HostAndGuestEpisode33JoeEwert/hostandguestepisode33.m||8/6/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
It's a pod-blast!
His guests are good, his interview style is sweet as sugar, and the length is like an agreeable sexual encounter cut violently short. What I'm trying to say is, if this podcast was a basketball player, it'd be Manute Bol.
I couldn't do this show any better myself!
If I were to try and emulate the show, it would probably turn out exactly the way it is right now!
So Simple yet So Profound
This is a great podcast. It isnt too long, the format is simple and the interview are interesting. I know not what more could be wanted. Rick is a BAMF