8 • 28 • 2014 DAX: PINK PUDDING & PROMISES
A Dennis Anyone? Extra w/ car designer Bryan Thompson on the day after the Motor City Masters finale
Dennis catches up with previous guest Bryan Thompson the day after the finale for the reality competition show Motor City Masters. On the agenda: the final twist that broke reality show tradition, Bryan's super practical tips for how to behave on a reality show and the weirdness of getting a hole pic sent to you without so much as a 'Sup?'
8 • 25 • 2014 WHEN THE KEY CHANGED HAPPENED, MY EYES CHANGED COLOR
w/ singer, actor and author of the book "Ham," Sam Harris
Dennis sits down with singer, actor and author Sam Harris in his L.A. home to talk about his terrific book "Ham: Slices of a Life," in which he writes about everything from getting sober to becoming a father to watching his friend Liza Minnelli marry what's-his-face with Liz Taylor and Michael Jackson as Best Man and Maid of Honor. Also on the docket: falling in love at Opryland, his memories of Star Search and Ed McMahon and the Oprah moment that should be an app.
8 • 21 • 2014 DAX: AN AUDIENCE WITH ANNIE
A Dennis Anyone? Extra w/ filmmaker (Hot Guys with Guns) and actor (Noah's Arc) Doug Spearman
Near the end of my initial interview with filmmaker and actor Doug Spearman (Noah's Arc, Hot Guys w/ Guns and the upcoming Welcome Sinners), Doug mentioned that he got to attend a very exclusive listening party with Annie Lennox where she talked about her new album Nostalgia. I had to know more. Doug breaks down the whole evening for us and then we jump to a lot of other topics including what it was like to be the only openly gay cast member on Noah's Arc at the time of its premier. Juicy stuff from a terrific guy.
8 • 17 • 2014 EVERY INCH THE YOUNG, STRUTTING GOD
w/ filmmaker/actor Doug Spearman (Hot Guys With Guns, Noah's Arc)
Dennis visits writer-director-producer-actor Doug Spearman in his cozy LA home for a conversation that touches on everything from Doug's new movie Welcome Sinners, his days playing Chance on Noah's Arc and the time he sat on Brad Pitt's lap. The paintings Doug talks about in the interview are below.
8 • 14 • 2014 DAX: 8-TRACK MINDS THINK ALIKE
A Dennis Anyone? Extra with filmmaker Jim Fall
After wrapping up my interview with filmmaker Jim Fall, we started going through his extensive collection of 8 track tapes. When I discovered that he had Partridge Family albums that I never even knew existed--Crossword Puzzle? What?--I decided we had to fire up the mic for a special episode. Also docket: Leif Garrett, Andy Gibb, Shaun Cassidy, Helen Reddy and Olivia Newton-John, specifically the way she says the word "kick" in the song "Have You Never Been Mellow?"
8 • 11 • 2014 THIS TOWN IS FULL OF NICE NOS
w/ filmmaker and theater director Jim Fall (Trick, The LIzzie Maguire Movie, Wedding Wars)
Dennis visits Jim Fall in his 8-track filled bachelor pad in the hills to discuss the 15th anniversary of his beloved film Trick, the sexy Italian crew men on the set of The Lizzie Maguire Movie in Rome and seeing The Excorcist when he was way too young...on Easter Sunday, no less. He also reveals the female TV legend who totally froze him out one time in an elevator.
8 • 8 • 2014 DAX: NERD SCHMERD
A Dennis Anyone Extra w/ filmmaker and movie nut Glenn Gaylord
Trying something new with this installment. In addition to doing the interview style Monday podcasts I've been doing for the past couple of months, occasionally I plan to put out a Dennis Anyone Extra podcast or DAX. It's basically me and a friend talking about stuff like pop culture, celebrity sightings, dating misadventures and, of course, movies and MORE! The kind of stuff I used to share on The Comedy Couch, basically. Here's the first DAX with my filmmaker friend Glenn Gaylord (I Do, Leave It On the Floor) and collaborated with me and Nadya Ginsburg on our short If We Took a Holiday. Topics include: Buyer & Cellar, the magic of SYTYCD and the movie that made us both cry.
8 • 4 • 2014 IT MAKES ME FEEL GOOD INSIDE
w/ car designer Bryan Thompson from TruTV's reality competition show Motor City Masters
Dennis welcomes car designer Bryan Thompson who is currently appearing on TruTV's Motor City Masters which is like the Project Runway of car design. Bryan opens up about the Eric Estrada poster that changed his life, how it feels to have a Hot Wheels car made from a design you worked on, and how inspiration can come from the most unlikely of places. He once designed a gear shifter for an SUV that was inspired by his then-lover's sizable member...he took even took a mold--and everyone loved it!