Category: Full Interviews With Our Guests

Paul Dooley

Frank Conniff, Rick Overton, Eddie Pepitone, Mark Thompson, Janie Haddad Tompkins, Andy Caploe, Chris Pina and Kevin Rooney. Written by Frank Conniff, Steve Rosenfield, Ben Zelevansky, Frank Conniff, Karen Simmons, Eddie Pepitone, Dan Pasternack, Andy Caploe and David Weiss. Mixed and engineered by Alex Steen, edited by Darren Ayres. Our production assistant is Alicia Cordova. Executive Producer is Troy Conrad.Besides appearing in many movies, including most notably Popeye, Sixteen Candles, and Breaking Away, Dooley has also appeared as a variety of recurrent characters on numerous television shows, including My So-Called Life, Dream On, Grace Under Fire, Curb Your Enthusiasm, ALF (playing Whizzer Deaver) and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine where he played the recurring role of Enabran Tain. He guest starred in other primetime shows like Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, The Golden Girls, and Desperate Housewives. In 2000, he was nominated for an Emmy Award for his role as an eccentric judge on The Practice. He was also in the infamous alternate ending to Little Shop of Horrors, but was replaced by Jim Belushi in the final cut.

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Paul F. Tompkins Reports From Comic-Con

Andrea Martin, Rick Overton, Eddie Pepitone, Frank Conniff, Kevin Rooney, Steve Rosenfield, Jane Edith Wilson, Chris Pina. Written by Steve Rosenfield, Frank Conniff, Ben Zelevansky and David Weiss. Sketches include Klown Kamp Massacre, Muntz, Reality Bible, Frank Conniff’s America,That’s Not Funny, and Futterman’s. Paul F. Tompkins reports from Comic-Con.  Mixed and engineered by Alex Steen. Edited by Darren Ayres. Executive Producer Troy Conrad. Originally broadast on KPFK 90.7 FM July 21, 2011.

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Provenza Uncut

Showtime’s Green Room begins a new season starting July 14th. Paul Provenza, one of the world’s leading experts on standup comedy, stops by to discuss his show and what he continues to learn about the sweet science of making people laugh. This is the full unedited interview with Paul featured on our Pacifica Radio show which had to be trimmed due to time constraints.

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Hollywood Royalty

Documentarian Jeffrey Sherman’s “The Boys” features Walt Disney, Dick Van Dyke, Julie Andrews, Haley Mills, Roy Disney, Louis Prima, Pixar’s John Lassiter, Ben Stiller, John Landes to name just a few. The movie chronicles life growing up with a father and uncle who wrote all the great music from your favorite Disney movies. What’s it like to grow up in true Hollywood Royalty? To be a child on the set of “Mary Poppins” and have Walt Disney ask you for advice? To be first in line at the brand new rides at Disneyland? Today’s special guest is comedy writer and producer Jeffrey Sherman whose documentary “The Boys, The Sherman Brothers” is currently streaming right now on Netflix.“The Boys” is a riveting documentary about Robert B. Sherman and Richard M. Sherman — aka The Sherman Brothers — the Academy Award and Grammy-winning songwriters whose music you’ll recognize from Mary Poppins to The Lion King to Charlotte’s Web. We talked with him at the KPFK studios with Frank Conniff, Eddie Peppitone and Kevin Rooney.

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Martin, Smigel & Adomian

Andrea Martin, Robert Smigel, James Adomian, Eddie Pepitone, Kevin Rooney, Mark Thompson, Andy Caploe, Chris Pina and Comedy’s Ron Babcock skewer Donald Trump, The View, Jesse Ventura, Corporate Tax Cheats, Willard Scott, Hillary Clinton, Raytheon, Hollywood Liberals, General Electric, Hewlett Packard, Wal-Mart, The Coal Industry and Linguists. Written by Steve Rosenfield, Karen Simmons, Ben Zelevansky, Andrea Martin, Kevin Rooney, James Adomian, Robert Smigel, Andy Caploe, and Eddie Pepitone. Executive Producer Troy Conrad, Edited by Darren Ayres. Mixed and Engineered by Alex Steen.

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