Allan Havey is not only an actor but he’s considered one of the best stand-up comedians working today. According to the NEW YORK TIMES he is “cocksure, irreverent, and very funny”.
Allan stars as Lou Avery on AMC’S hit show MAD MEN. He has also guest starred in FX’s LOUIE, NBC’S THE OFFICE as well as DISNEY CHANNEL’S GOOD LUCK CHARLIE. Allan’s other television work includes SEINFELD, CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM, UP ALL NIGHT, THE SARAH SILVERMAN PROGRAM and MEN OF A CERTAIN AGE. On MTV’S PUNK’D his pranking of KANYE WEST made the top ten “best pranks in television history”. In 2006 he was cast as a lead in the ROB ROY THOMAS sitcom FREERIDE, which aired on FOX TELEVISION.
His work in film includes HANCOCK with Will Smith, THE INFORMANT with Matt Damon, ROUNDERS with Ed Norton, INTERNAL AFFAIRS with Richard Gere, CHECKING OUT with Jeff Daniels, and the Jerry Seinfeld documentary COMEDIAN.
Oscar Nominated Director Daniel Raim on his new documentary “Harold & Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story.” Daniel’s documentary is a fascinating and deeply moving account of the romantic and creative partnership of storyboard artist Harold Michelson and his wife, film researcher Lillian Michelson—a talented couple once considered “the heart of Hollywood.” Then Director Jerry Rothwell talks about his new documentary on Greenpeace entitled, “How To Change The World.” Newsweek calls it the best documentary of 2015.
Academy Award Nominee Hanna Polak’s latest documentary is “Something Better To Come.” Hanna is a Polish director, cinematographer and producer. For her short documentary film, “The Children of Leningradsky,” about a community of homeless children living in the Leningradsky railway station in Moscow, she was nominated for an Academy Award and an Emmy Award. In 2003, she was awarded Best Producer of Documentary Movies at the Kraków Film Festival for Railway Station Ballad.
Legendary Documentarian Stanley Nelson, Jr. talks about his new documentary “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of The Revolution.” Then we are joined by Director of Programming for DOC NYC 2015 Basil Tsiokos. DOC NYC 2015 runs November 12-19. Stanley Nelson’s other films include “Freedom Riders,” “Jonestown: The Life & Death of People’s Temple,” “The Murder of Emmett Till,” “A Place of Our Own,” “Sweet Honey in the Rock: Raise Your Voice,” and “Wounded Knee.”
Comedian Dom Irrera is one of the best comics who has ever stepped foot on a stage. Plus Steve Skrovan from the Ralph Nader Radio Hour. Dom talks about humility and why he’s not rooting for the Mets. Steve talks about the big benefit for Public Citizen.
Comedian Barry Crimmins’ life and work in comedy and politics are the subject of a brand new documentary entitled “Call Me Lucky” directed by filmmaker and fellow comedian Bobcat Goldthwait. Crimmins is also personally responsible for the Boston comedy scene and the reason any Boston comic exists.
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