TOM SEGURA, WRAP IT UP! We got a show to do! What’s smellier, a man’s beard or a man’s beanie? Is wearing PJ pants on a plane fly, or should it be punishable? What kind of intrusive thoughts are in our brains? These questions are all pondered, plus some Canadian road rage, Fed Smoker confronts an officer and more TikTok! Gabriel Iglesias is a stand-up comedian and actor who sells out arenas all over the world and stars in/created the NETFLIX show “Mr. Iglesias.” What kind of intrusive thoughts run through the mind of a man who sells out The Staples Center? We hear about Gabriel’s bidet usage and show him our Gangbanger friends in Syria. Plus Gabriel tells us about his experience with a particular over-zealous fan, a story he’s never shared before his time on Your Mom’s House. J. Elvis Weinstein is a comedian and actor and film maker who you know as Dr. Laurence Erhardt and the original puppeteer and voice of Tom Servo and Gypsy on Mystery Science Theater 3000. He currently can be seen co-starring in the film The Fiddling Horse. He also made the documentary starring Tom Segura, Chad Daniels and Pete Lee called "I Need To Kill." Today his gives us his insight on The Fed Smoker, who has a new helpful video for us. We learn what it was like to start doing comedy at 15 years old from J. Elvis Weinstein and we get to see more from Cool Guy Tony. SooWoo!
Writer, comedian, filmmaker and original "Mystery Science Theater 3000" cast member J. Elvis Weinstein visits the podcast to talk about the early days of MST3K, the originality of "Freaks and Geeks," the perverse appeal of "Skidoo" (and "Robot Monster") and the long lost art of novelty records. Also, Gregory Peck taunts Nazis, Foster Brooks breaks character, "WKRP" inspires Tom Servo and Albert Brooks sends up Dickie "Mr. Jaws" Goodman. PLUS: "Ghost Dad"! "Manos: The Hands of Fate"! The eccentricities of Michael Des Barres! The abandoned Casey Kasem movie! Gilbert runs a Halloween scam! And J. Elvis reveals the Greg Kinnear donkey incident! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Peter Fonda is happy to be figuring things out, no matter how long it took. Childhood traumas and an emotionally distant father affected his life and career, and he finally has some missing pieces of the puzzle. Peter also talks with Marc about Easy Rider, the time he talked George Harrison down from a bad trip, and working with Christopher Plummer on the new movie Boundaries. Plus, Andy Kindler and J. Elvis Weinstein stop by to try and explain what their podcast Thought Spiral is all about. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace, StitchFix, and Ben & Jerry's.
Comedian J. Elvis Weinstein on his upcoming documentary "I Need You to Kill". Weinstein is one of the founding writers/performers on Mystery Science Theater 3000. He has also written for Freak and Geeks, Late Night with Greg Kinnear, and America's Funniest Home Videos. Today's podcast is brought to you by warbyparker.com - get a FREE 5-Day Home Try-On at www.warbyparkertrial.com/DavidFeldmanShow. Five pairs. Five days. One-hundred percent free.