9 • 27 • 2015MY D#CK HAS ITS OWN HASHTAG
w/ actor Mark Cirillo ("Day Drunk Gays", Netlix's "Wet Hot American Summer")
Dennis visits the LA home of actor Mark Cirillo to talk about his role as a counselor in the Netflix series "Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp." Mark tells fun stories about the A-listers he got to work with, including Amy Poehler, Chris Meloni, Bradley Cooper, Janeane Garafalo and Paul Rudd, talks about the short shorts he had to wear and recalls riding in a van with Bradley Cooper. Mark also talks about starring in the popular web series "Day Drunk Gays," appearing on the shows "Will and Grace," "How I Met Your Mother" and "Masters of Sex." Other topics include Mark's time working at A Different Light bookstore in West Hollywood, doing nudity in films like "The Seminarian," meeting Earthe Kitt in an elevator, a creepy sexual encounter on the night before the Northridge earthquake, co-starring in a commercial with Ted the bear directed by Seth McFarland, writing a fan later to Scott Bakula and why he loves acting.
9 • 22 • 2015THEY SAW ALL OF STRITCHY
with "Riding with Nicol" actress and writer Nicol Paone
Dennis visits the Echo Park apartment of actress and writer Nicol Paone to talk about her new one-woman show "Riding with Nicol," which takes place a top a double-decker bus that drives through Hollywood, passing notable spots like her ex's house, Charlie Chaplin's former office and the Pantages Theater. Nicol and Dennis share memories from The Big Gay Sketch Show (Nicol appeared on the show all three seasons, Dennis was a writer on Season 3) and the Glenn Close sketch they collaborated on. Nicol recalls playing Elaine Stritch on the show and then getting to meet and become friendly with her in real life. Other topics include: being sporty, sexual fluidity, embarrassing herself in front of Alec Baldwin, being in the Judd Apatow universe, overcoming fear, her best diva tantrum, the "Lots-a-Poopin' Scandal" in Denmark and the worst job she ever had. Learn about her show at: www.ridingwithnicol.com
9 • 16 • 2015WE WOULD DO FREEZE MODELING AT THE MALL
w/ Nellie Olesons actors John Cantwell & Terrence Michael
Dennis welcomes two of the funniest folks he knows to his living room; John Cantwell and Terrence Michael of the sketch comedy trio The Nellie Ollesons (The third member is former podcast guest Nora Burns). John and Terrence talk about their new 20th anniversary show, Evil Never Dies, the origins of the group, tucking their junk between their legs to play women, and what's kept them into it for 20 frickin' years. Dennis and John recall their first meeting at the Splash bar in New York City and how they bonded over their love of the movie Showgirls. Other topics include: random celebrity sightings, the origin story of John's classic character Love Connie, Terrence's unforgettable "Bubble Butt" gum commercial, being obsessed with tornadoes and weird Hollywood hotels and the dude who got offended and stormed out of the late 90's Oscar party Dennis and the Nellies co-hosted in West Hollywood.
9 • 8 • 2105EVERYONE CALLED HIM FIVE-DOLLAR DAVE
with Jimmy Fowlie, creator of the webseries "Go-Go Boy Interrupted"
Dennis visits the Hollywood apartment of actor-writer Jimmy Fowlie, creator of the hit webseries "Go-Go Boy Interrupted," about a shallow Weho go-go boy who turns 30 and has a total life crisis. Jimmy talks about his real-life experience go-go dancing at Tiger Heat, dancing with a cast on his arm, outfit choices, his go-go boy audition, drinking on the job, the "Clueless" connection, having his body rolls dissed, ageism in he gay world, getting thrown out of half the bars in West Hollywood and cleaning up his act. Other topics include teaching at the Groundlings, pitching the project to TV networks, being adopted and meeting his birth parents, parodying Ryan Gosling and Chaz Dean and realizing his dream of being on The Comeback with Lisa Kudrow.