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Monday, August 23, 2010

Host and Guest Episode 48: At Latl

On this edition of the program, Rick is joined by the band At Latl on the verge of the release of their debut album "Safe, Sound and Temporary". You can stream the entire album at http://atlatlband.bandcamp.com/album/safe-sound-and-temporary. On Wednesday, August 25th, the band will be playing an album release show at Yield, where the cover will be only $1. Yield is located at 1932 East Kenilworth Place.

FACT CHECK: D. Kent Watson is actually 22, not 21.

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Thursday, July 15, 2010

Host and Guest Episode 47: John Mulaney

On this edition of Host and Guest, Rick is joined by comedian John Mulaney. John is a standup comedian and a writer for Saturday Night Live. His debut album, The Top Part, was released on Comedy Central Records in 2009. For more information, be sure to check out his website http://www.johnmulaney.com/

Here's episode 47:

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Friday, June 25, 2010

Host and Guest Episode 46: Scott Aukerman

On this edition of Host and Guest, Rick is joined by Scott Aukerman, the host and creator of Comedy Death Ray Radio. Scott was also a writer and performer on Mr. Show. You can catch the comedy showcase he co-created, Comedy Death Ray, every Tuesday at the UCB Theater in Los Angeles. To check out Comedy Death Radio, be sure to visit http://comedydeathrayradio.blip.tv/rss

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Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Host and Guest Episode 45: The Late Live Show

On this edition of Host and Guest, Rick is joined by C.J. Toledano and Joe Kwaczala of the Late Live Show. The Late Live Show starts at Second City on June 26th. For more information, visit their website www.thelateliveshow.com and purchase advance tickets at http://secondcity.com/Training/chicago/Performances/Detail/254

Here's Episode 45:

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Friday, May 28, 2010

Host and Guest Episode 44: Paul F. Tompkins

On this edition of Host and Guest, Rick is joined by comedian Paul F. Tompkins. You can purchase Paul's albums "Impersonal" and "Freak Wharf" at http://www.aspecialthing.com/store/index.htm. His upcoming EP "Sir, you have fooled me twice" will also be available for purchase soon on AST Records.

Paul's Comedy Central special "You Should Have Told Me", airs June 11th.

For more information about Paul, visit his website http://www.paulftompkins.com/

DISCLAIMER: Before we sat down at the restaurant for the interview, we made it perfectly clear up front that we were merely getting coffee and would not be eating.

Here's Episode 44:

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Friday, May 21, 2010

Host and Guest Episode 43: Dan Telfer

On this edition of Host and Guest, Rick is joined by comedian Dan Telfer. Dan's first EP, "Fossil Record" is coming out very soon on AST Records as part of a 3-pack with Greg Proops and Paul F. Tompkins. For more information about Dan, visit his website http://www.dantelfer.com/

If you want to see Dan during the Just For Laughs - Chicago festival, visit this link:

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Sunday, May 2, 2010

Host and Guest Episode 42: Scott Adsit

On this edition of Host and Guest, Rick is joined by Scott Adsit of 30 Rock, Mr. Show, Moral Orel, Mary Shelley's Frankenhole and Second City. Scott was in Chicago performing the show Celebrity Autobiography (http://www.celebrityautobiography.com/)

As recommended in the episode, be sure to check out Scott in the fantastic documentary Second to None (http://www.amazon.com/Second-None-10th-Anniversary-Special/dp/097036301X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=dvd&qid=1272838347&sr=8-1)

If you'd like to support Host and Guest, consider purchasing the book Mark Sanders' Tangential September (http://www.lulu.com/product/paperback/mark-sanders-tangential-september/6123477)

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Monday, April 5, 2010

Host and Guest: The Epic Tom Fuchs Two Parter...Part Two

The RAW AUDIO version of Host and Guest continues and ends with the riveting 60+ minute conversation with Tom Fuchs about film.

As discussed in the episode, here is Fletcher Runyan: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YCbZnfr04k

And here is the music video for "Every Little Step": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IZ3j0XjTjs8

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Thursday, March 18, 2010

Host and Guest: The Epic Tom Fuchs Two Parter...Part One

In this RAW AUDIO edition of Host and Guest, Tom Fuchs breaks down his favorite films from 2009 that made less during their entire run than Avatar did its opening day. However, there are exceptions to the rule, so the premise is kind of pointless.


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