Comedians/improvisers Emily Candini and Neal Dandade join us to talk about how they got into comedy, their involvement with Letters to Santa, a show featuring Fred Armisen, Chris Redd, and St. Vincent that raises money for families in need, and more! PLUS in this episode, Emily and Neal decide to form a glee club that sings songs like "Fast Car.” Will Emily and Neal release their first glee club EP themselves? Or will legendary music man Steve Albini agree to produce it? Tune in to find out!
Debbie Fry is an award-winning improviser who has been on multiple house teams at iO West and the Pack Theater, as well as many indie teams. Since this recording, she has continued to expand her role in the improv community, performing, coaching, and teaching level 1 at iO West. Also since this recording, iO West has closed. But so what? That's not going stop Debbie or any of her teammates from performing all over town! Debbie joins us to discuss improv, reasons why she has a hard time with Q&A's at film festivals, and what it was like to grow up in a small village in England that no one has heard of.
Talented actress and cutting-edge indie producer Melissa Hellman was born into THE BIZ. Her father is the great film director Monte Hellman, and the second man to hold her as a baby was Jack Nicholson. Melissa joins us to discuss the importance of art, the reasons why she isn't allowed to ride motorcycles, and what it was like to be a 7-year-old actress on the set of the legendary cult classic, TWO-LANE BLACKTOP.
The producers of Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines auditioned 10,000 actresses before casting Kristanna Loken as the Terminatrix. Loken joins us to discuss why they chose her, how she gained 15 lbs of muscle and what it was like to walk down Rodeo Drive completely naked. Loken also shares her joy from being a new mother and her excitement about her new production company.