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Here’s What You Can [Arguably] Look Forward To Seeing This Fall On ABC

THE GOOD DOCTOR (Mon., 10 p.m.) Shaun Murphy (Freddie Highmore, “Bates Motel”), a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome, relocates from a quiet country life to join a prestigious hospital’s surgical unit. Alone in the world and unable to … Continue reading

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Sam Elliott Probably Still Isn’t Amused By His Evel Knievel Pilot Being On YouTube

When Sam Elliott made his first appearance on NBC’s Parks and Recreation as Ron Swanson’s doppelganger from Pawnee’s neighboring town of Eagleton, he was kind enough to hop on the phone with me to do a Random Roles interview for the AV … Continue reading

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Obscurity Knocks: Episode 7 – John Heard

Yes, it’s been ages since we last posted an episode – we discuss our absence a bit in a very special intro that’s all apologies – but we’re back with an episode that was actually reocrded a year ago today. … Continue reading

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Rickles Recollects | Recollections of Rickles

When I heard the news that Don Rickles had died, the first thought that entered my mind was this: “Well, I guess I can finally post my interview.” If you follow me on social media, then it probably won’t be … Continue reading

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Bill Paxton’s part in Barnes and Barnes’s “Fish Heads”

When I talked to Billy Mumy in 2015 in conjunction with the Blu-ray release of Lost in Space: The Complete Series, the topic of conversation was squarely on the show, as well it should’ve been, given that that’s why we’d gotten … Continue reading

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2016: Random Roles Revisited, Pt. 2

Here we go: it’s time for part two of my look back at the Random Roles interviews I’ve done over the course of 2016! I can’t say I’m not disappointed that this is part two of two, especially when there … Continue reading

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2016: Random Roles Revisited, Pt. 1

For the past few years, I’ve entertained myself – and hopefully at least a few of you folks, too – by pulling together sort of a highlight reel of the Random Roles interviews I’ve done over the course of the … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Alan Thicke

2016 sucks. I was fortunate enough to chat with the late Alan Thicke on three occasions – twice on the phone, once in person – and on each occasion he was absolutely just as nice as you’d want the man … Continue reading

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After failing to secure an interview, one can sometimes find solace in past successes

A few weeks ago, I got an email that thrilled me to no end. It was an invite to a junket for the new Warren Beatty film, Rules Don’t Apply, where I would’ve had the opportunity to screen the film … Continue reading

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Late Night with Kevin Curran

The man you see before you is Kevin Curran. If that sentence seems familiar, it’s because it’s the same one I used to open the piece I wrote for this site upon learning of his death during the last week … Continue reading

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