Mario Cantone is an American comedian, writer, and actor with numerous appearances on Comedy Central including Chappelle's Show.
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Actor-comedian Mario Cantone returns to help Gilbert and Frank usher in the holiday season with a spirited conversation about misleading movie titles, lecherous cartoon characters, politically correct Christmas carols, the genius of Paul Frees (and Frank Loesser) and the 80th anniversary of "The Wizard of Oz." Also: Jack Cassidy teams with Jim Backus, Judy Garland locks horns with Busby Berkeley, Ricardo Montalban serenades Esther Williams and Gilbert gets accosted by Snow White. PLUS: Jan-Michael Vincent! The musical stylings of Lucille Ball! "Christmas on the Ponderosa"! Tony Curtis tells off Danny Kaye! And "Frosty the Snowman" turns 50! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Fan favorite and GGACP holiday fixture Mario Cantone drops by the studio to chime in on everything from the infamous Bette Davis-Joan Crawford feud to the not-so-special effects of "Mighty Joe Young" to the strange predilections of Frosty the Snowman. Also, Dracula plays heavy metal, Carol Kane plays Gilbert's wife, Mario learns the Perfecto Telles story (!) and the co-hosts rank the best (and worst) adaptations of "A Christmas Carol." PLUS: Dueling Dylans! "The Bear Who Slept Through Christmas"! The genius of Alan Menken! In praise of Leonard Maltin! And the (triumphant) return of Carol Channing and Herve' Villechaize! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mario is an actor and comic who makes his Café Carlyle debut June 20-23rd. He joins Joan to talk about his upcoming appearance at the Carlyle and all he has been up to!
Gilbert and Frank usher in the holidays with actor, comedian, singer and Christmas enthusiast Mario Cantone, who discusses his friendship with the legendary Jules Bass, channels Shelley Winters and Barbara Stanwyck and explains the sexual subtext of "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer." Also, Mario praises Andy Williams, Gilbert reinterprets Mr. Magoo, Buddy Hackett voices a groundhog and Judy Garland disses the Munchkins. PLUS: Charles Nelson Reilly! The many talents of Paul Frees! "The Honeymooners Christmas Special"! "The Claudine Longet Ski Invitational"! And the return of Carol Channing and Herve Villechaize! Give a Squatty Potty to somebody special this year for the holidays and they can experience a perfect elimination year round! Go to and use code GILBERT and save 25% off your entire order. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Star of stage & screen & comedy legend Mario Cantone joins Judy Gold to discuss everything that annoys him. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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New York, New York, United States of America
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6 hours, 57 minutes