Howie Mandel talks about making his first comedy special in 20 years, his childhood growing up in Toronto, and how the show Candid Camera inspired him to pull an elaborate prank t hat got him expelled form high school. He shares how "winging it" the first time he want on stage turned into his signature improvisational style, and how he still finds much of his comedic inspiration from interacting with his audience. He recalls opening for Diana Ross in Vegas, his very first TONIGHT SHOW appearance, how the HBO YOUNG COMEDIANS SPECIAL changed his life, and the time when a sitcom audition led to his getting cast in the serious TV medical drama SAINT ELSEWHERE . Howie reveals why he originally turned down the offer to host , and follow us on twitter at @KickassNewsPod.
Broad City's Abbi Jacobson on the Road Trip as Therapy
Abbi Jacobson opens up about the frustrations of TV development hell, playing “herself” on , and follow us on twitter at @KickassNewsPod.
Brad Meltzer on the Secret Plot to Kill George Washington
Brad Meltzer is the #1 bestselling author of political thrillers like The Escape Artist and The Inner Circle . Today he talks about making his first foray into nonfiction for his latest book , and follow us on twitter at @KickassNewsPod.
Bill Murray (Rerun)
Actor Bill Murray (Lost in Translation, Rushmore) discusses how his music and poetry album for more fun stuff.
Bob Woodward on Nixon, Impeachment, & How Power Corrupts (Rerun)
Today's episode is a rerun of my interview with journalist Bob Woodward that originally aired 11/04/15. Bob talks about his book