Category Archives: Interviews

Curtis Armstrong’s love of Lindsay Anderson’s “O Lucky Man!” is no laughing matter

INTRODUCTORY CAVEAT: This interview was originally intended to run elsewhere, but as the elsewhere in question has, shall we say, dissolved, you’re reading it here instead. Still, my biggest concern is just that you get read it, period, mostly because … Continue reading

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Confirmed: Campbell Scott loves Jennifer Beals, too

If you frequent the Onion A.V. Club and thrill to the latest installment of the site’s ongoing feature known as Random Roles, then you probably caught my interview with Jennifer Beals, which went live on Monday. During the course of … Continue reading

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Looking Back at My Favorite Anecdotes, Articles, and Interviews from 2014

Okay, so here’s the thing about me, and if you haven’t already picked up on it, I’d be surprised, but…I really like doing interviews. In fact, I’d go so far as to say that I love doing them. Because of … Continue reading

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Interview: Nicholas Brendon on Morningside Monster, Buffy, Kitchen Confidential & more

It’s funny what a difference a week makes. On October 16, I was a happy-go-lucky guy, excited about the prospect of finally getting to chat with Nicholas Brendon, late of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, who’d done some work in the … Continue reading

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Interview: Scruffy the Cat’s Stephen Fredette on the band’s back catalog, unreleased material, and their life and times

You can blame it on R.E.M or you can go farther back and blame it on The Byrds, but whoever you want to pin responsibility on, there were a lot of artists on college radio in the late ’80s who … Continue reading

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Dick Cavett: Post-Script to an Interview

Tomorrow night, PBS premieres a wonderful new documentary called Dick Cavett’s Watergate, which takes a look at the Watergate scandal and its effects on Richard Nixon’s presidency through the prism of The Dick Cavett Show. During this summer’s Television Critics … Continue reading

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Remember That Time Clark Gregg Flirted With Levon Helm?

What’s that? You don’t remember when Clark Gregg, the man who would go on to portray S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Phil Coulson in several chapters of Marvel’s cinematic universe before getting a promotion to director of the organization in the season finale … Continue reading

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Taken from the Pilot: Pat Metheny – The Unexpurgated Conversation

A couple of weeks ago, my editor at Pulse Magazine dropped me a line and asked if I’d be interested in doing a piece on Pat Metheny’s upcoming appearance at the Sandler Center in Virginia Beach. In turn, I dropped … Continue reading

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“Archer” creators Adam Reed & Matt Thompson on collaborating with Kevn Kinney

The Archer panels at the Television Critics Association press tour never fail to be entertaining and enthralling (or at least they’ve always been so for me, anyway), but rarely have they made me do a double-take the way today’s panel … Continue reading

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Flashing Back: Lily Tomlin and Dabney Coleman discuss “Nine to Five”

If you saw yesterday’s edition of “Watch This” on the Onion AV Club, then you already know that Eric Thurm shined the spotlight on the 1980 comedy Nine to Five, starring the unlikely trio of Jane Fonda, Dolly Parton, and … Continue reading

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