Accomplished screenwriter Ted Griffin visits Ronna & Beverly to tell us how he went from folding Gabriel Byrn’s underwear in a laundromat to selling his first script on today’s show! Ted also tells us about being buds with Martin Scorsese, his involvement in the upcoming film The Wolf of Wall Street, and a very interesting breakfast he had with Sir Anthony Hopkins. Plus, the ladies are worried about a cicada swarmadeggon. Come see Ronna & Beverly LIVE at the Upright Citizens Brigade theatre in Los Angeles Friday, April 19th with very special guests! Get tickets at www.ucbtheatre.com
Dressed in festive St. Patrick’s Day attire, director/producer/cinematographer Barry Sonnenfeld (Men In Black, Get Shorty) sits down with Kevin to discuss a career behind the camera. Sonnenfeld chats about creating the summer blockbuster, assisting Tommy Lee Jones in the role of the straight man, and receiving an unsolicited apology from Gene Hackman on his performance.
Matt Walsh takes time from being the vice president’s director of communications on Veep to get acquainted with the charts! Matt lets us know why a dog would be more apt to be moved by music, explains a fantasy celebrity couple game to us, and gets into how writing credits work while counting down the Ultimate Music Chart. He then gives us the inside scoop of UCB-LA’s neighboring establishments, tells us about his part in an upcoming tornado film, and shares where we can find his film High Road during the Movie Chart. Finally, Matt meets the one and only Hermes the Chart Goose!
Your next viewing assignment is considered the worst video game movie of all time starring the one and only Jean-Claude Van Damme. Paul has a special message for all the people upset with the episode on Spice World during Corrections & Omissions, tells us which movie he would probably be afraid to watch now but loved as a kid while answering your Qs, and asks fans if it would be worth doing a LIVE show in London.
Brilliant comic book artist David W. Mack joins Ku-Ku and Wie-Wie in this extra delightful edition of WHO CHARTED! Kulap geeks out over David’s comic catalogue as they chat about comics, making your pecs dance, and using push ups as a medicine for anxiousness. They also discuss non-linear storytelling, summer movies that make your brain work too hard, and the cubist structure of WC. David talks about the negative reinforcement he got when he played with fire or made potato guns and he also lets out some juicy details about a possible Kabuki movie. He also talks about sewing, whooping butt at karate, and breaking down media saturation… he’s amazing. They countdown the top 5 albums on iTunes and the top 5 action movie heroines of the last thirty years. Then it’s time for a rousing game of Chart Roulette. Enjoy Chartists!
Can anyone explain the plot of Spice World? Parks and Rec’s Retta joins us to try to make sense of the movie’s nonsense such as; the gigantic interior of the bus, the pregnant Asian friend, and why Ginger Spice kisses an alien on the mouth. We’ll also get into the Italian men asses scene, why Retta had a dream about George Wendt, and the possibility of a character contemplating suicide. That’s not all, tune in to find who Paul, June, Jason, and Retta would be if they were Spice Girls. Girl Power, bro!
Once under the impression that they were handing out television pilots to comedians upon arrival to Los Angeles, actor/writer/director/producer Jon Favreau (Swingers, Iron Man, Elf) chats to Kevin about all aspects of the movie making process. Having worn many hats in the industry, Favreau gives insight on penning a cult classic, directing Robert Downey Jr. in the film that resurrected his career, compiling snappy soundtracks, and letting Will Ferrell just do his thing.
Moshe Kasher aka Mo Mo is back to reveal how he possibly created dubstep on today’s Who Charted! He describes his connection to Bassnectar, explains the appeal of World Star Hip-Hop, and breaks down the differences between LGBTQIA while counting down the Ultimate Music Chart. Moshe also tells us about his recent secret war with a blogger, being distracted by Mila Kunis at a diner, and shows off his skills at naming other famous M.K.s during a round of Chart Darts!