1 • 26 • 2015 CAN YOU DO THAT HARDER?
w/ stand-up comic, actor and writer Julie Goldman
Dennis visits the San Fernando Valley apartment of the very funny stand-up comic, actor, musician and writer Julie Goldman, who's doing a show February 7 called "Take a Walk on the Softer Side," at the LAGLC's Renberg Theater. Julie talks about her favorite sketches on "The Big Gay Sketch Show," appearing on Bravo's "The People's Couch" and her recent guest spot on "The Mindy Project." She also talks about her Chanel bag of a cat, the word games casting directors play, seeing a dirty magazine for the first time and meeting Liza before going on to play SuperLiza on BGGS. Also on the docket: her obsession with Joan Rivers, the difference between lesbians and gay guys when it comes to supporting their artists, the perils of hooking up with fans and the gay cruise she'll never forget.
1 • 23 • 2015 WE COULD HAVE BEEN MR. & MR. WETSNATCH
w/ "Cake" director Daniel Barnz and his producer husband Ben Barnz
In this special Friday episode, Dennis visits the Los Feliz home of Daniel and Ben Barnz, the married couple behind the new movie "Cake." Daniel (center in the photo) directed, Ben (left) produced. They talk about how they met, how they work together without going crazy and how they used Scrabble tiles to create the name Barnz out of their original last names. Daniel also discusses the elaborate look books he creates when developing a new project, what it's like to shoot Jennifer Aniston climbing onto the ledge of a busy LA freeway, Jen's balls-out commitment to the project and, of course, the wondrousness that is Jen's hair. Daniel also talks about what it's like to be in the awards season derby, surviving the political fall-out from his last film, the teaching drama "Won't Back Down", the canoe trip with his dad he thought would never end and the voice-mail from a singing superstar he'll never forget. Oh, and he lets Dennis try out his cherished treadmill desk.
1 • 19 • 2015 I CAN BE A BAD BITCH, TOO
w/ "Ugly Betty" actor Mark Indelicato
Dennis sits down with actor Mark Indelicato who is best know for playing Justin Suarez on the ABC comedy "Ugly Betty" and recently appeared alongside Shailene Woodley in Gregg Araki's "White Bird in Blizzard." Mark talks about the coming out as Justin and in real life, adjusting to life after "Ugly Betty," and the cool stuff he took from the set on his way out the door. He also discusses his experiences as a student at NYU, studying International Relations and shares his dream of one day working for the UN. Also on the agenda: his obsession with RuPaul's Drag Race, how Shailene Woodley gives the best gift baskets, how his friends torment him by googling old photos and getting a free jacket from a dude in the Mohave desert just because he liked the way he danced.
1 • 12 • 2015 IT WENT WHERE IT WENT
w/ comedic actor and "Chloe" star Drew Droege
Dennis visits the Los Feliz apartment of the hilarious Drew Droege, who is perhaps best known for his name-droppy viral videos as Chloe Sevigny. Drew talks about the first time he performed on stage, doing drag with his dad in high school and working in the fish department of a grocery store. Also on the docket: working with Amy Poehler in a recent Old Navy commercial, meeting Chloe Sevigny after his video parodies as her had gone viral, his audition for Saturday Night Live, playing Rose Nyland in an all-drag homage to the Golden Girlz, and working with Julie Brown in The Homecoming Queen's Got a Musical. Drew also talks about his favorite films of 2014, why he loves teaching at the Groundlings and how he keeps from thinking that every big sitcom audition could change his life forever. www.drewdroege.com
1 • 5 • 2015 FAVORITE SONG ON THE RADIO GOOD
w/ stand-up comic and writer Eliza Skinner
For his first show of 2015, Dennis sits down with comedy writer and stand-up comic Eliza Skinner who has written for Funny Or Die, Fashion Police and Totally Biased. She talks about how moving to L.A. helped her career, the tweet that got folks all-riled up, the yogurt commerical audition she purposely blew and what it was like to get retweeted by President Obama. Also on the agenda, her fascination with Tyler Perry, the genius of The Comeback finale, her biggest clown nightmare, working with Chris Rock, her fave Fashion Police joke and the time in her career when she was in the right place at the right time. www.elizaskinner.com You can watch her smash Mary Poppins parody HERE and here are a couple more classic Eliza videos: