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Gilbert and Frank chat with Oscar- and Emmy-nominated producer, director and actor Bob Balaban about his family's history in the movie theater business, his affection for horror films, his transition from acting to directing and his admiration for colleagues Wes Anderson, Christopher Guest and Steven Spielberg. Also, Orson Welles inspires fear, Robert Altman tackles a whodunit, Bill Murray perfects his short game and Bob "apprentices" for Sidney Lumet. PLUS: "Brewster McCloud'! The Marx Brothers on stage! The brilliance of Eugene Levy! Uncle Miltie meets an extraterrestrial! And Bob remembers the late, great Fred Willard! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Gilbert and Frank celebrate Halloween with the "King of Splatter," makeup effects wizard Tom Savini, who reveals the secret of onscreen suspense, shares his admiration for legendary makeup artists Dick Smith and Jack Pierce and explains how "Midnight Cowboy" changed his life. Also, Tom praises George Clooney, defends Jerry Lewis, laughs it up with Tony Curtis and shakes hands with the Three Stooges. PLUS: Joe Spinell! "Dr. Terror's House of Horrors"! Christoper Lee makes an entrance! Tyrone Power battles Basil Rathbone! And the Cary Grant movie that brings Tom to tears! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Each week, comedian Gilbert Gottfried and comedy writer Frank Santopadre share their appreciation of lesser-known films, underrated TV shows and hopelessly obscure character actors -- discussing, dissecting and (occasionally) defending their handpicked guilty pleasures and buried treasures. This week: "Georgy Girl"! "The Creature from the Black Lagoon"! Gilbert covers Dusty Springfield! Richard Schaal vs. Richard Stahl! And Jack Palance goes south of the border! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Edna Garrett (and Sylvia Schnauser!) herself, actress Charlotte Rae joins Gilbert and Frank to talk about some of the highs (and lows) of her life and career, and to share her memories of working on the 1950s nightclub circuit as well as on the much-loved sitcoms "Car 54, Where Are You?", "Diff'rent Strokes" and "The Facts of Life." Also, Charlotte lauds Nat Hiken, rooms with Cloris Leachman, partners with Paul Lynde and impersonates Zsa Zsa Gabor. PLUS: Wally Cox! "Hot L Baltimore"! The many talents of Fred Gwynne! Charlotte disses Joan Collins! And "New Faces of 1952"! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
In one of our funniest (and strangest) episodes to date, comic, writer and voice actor Jonathan "Dr. Katz" Katz joins Gilbert and Frank for a chaotic, hour-plus conversation about classic TV westerns, David Mamet movies, "casual" nudity, Charles Atlas ads and "The Mike Douglas Show," among other vital topics. Also, Jon befriends Garry Shandling, pens a pilot for Peter Falk, prank calls a dating service and covers Melanie's "Brand New Key." PLUS: Thelma Todd! Esther Williams! Buster Crabbe peddles girdles! Al Pacino comes to dinner! The return of Larry Ragland! And Gilbert sings the theme from "Branded"! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Each week, comedian Gilbert Gottfried and comedy writer Frank Santopadre share their appreciation of lesser-known films, underrated TV shows and hopelessly obscure character actors -- discussing, dissecting and (occasionally) defending their handpicked guilty pleasures and buried treasures. This week: The Strawberry Alarm Clock! Paging Mason Williams! Pigmeat Markham tops the charts! And John Fred & His Playboy Band!  MeUndies is offering you TWENTY PERCENT off your first order at http://meundies.com/gilbert. That’s a special offer just for GGACP listeners. Make sure you go to http://meundies.com/gilbert to get twenty percent off your first order of underwear in tons of styles and colors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Each week, comedian Gilbert Gottfried and comedy writer Frank Santopadre share their appreciation of lesser-known films, underrated TV shows and hopelessly obscure character actors -- discussing, dissecting and (occasionally) defending their handpicked guilty pleasures and buried treasures. This week: Zager and Evans! The musical stylings of Mike Douglas! Grandpa Munster rocks out! And Tiny Tim serenades Dick Martin! MeUndies is offering you TWENTY PERCENT off your first order at http://meundies.com/gilbert. That’s a special offer just for GGACP listeners. Make sure you go to http://meundies.com/gilbert to get twenty percent off your first order of underwear in tons of styles and colors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Each week, comedian Gilbert Gottfried and comedy writer Frank Santopadre share their appreciation of lesser-known films, underrated TV shows and hopelessly obscure character actors -- discussing, dissecting and (occasionally) defending their handpicked guilty pleasures and buried treasures. This week: Bill Bixby! Roy Thinnes! SNL does a theme show! Carol Channing does hard time! And the return of Perfecto Telles!  MeUndies is offering you TWENTY PERCENT off your first order at http://meundies.com/gilbert. That’s a special offer just for GGACP listeners. Make sure you go to http://meundies.com/gilbert to get twenty percent off your first order of underwear in tons of styles and colors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Gilbert and Frank catch up with one of their favorite comedic actors and one of the last surviving cast members of "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World," Marvin Kaplan, who's worked with pretty much everyone in his 70-year career, including Charlie Chaplin, Katharine Hepburn, Clark Gable, Jack Lemmon, Paul Newman and Lon Chaney Jr. (to name a few). Also, Marvin praises Sam Jaffe, props up Broderick Crawford, remembers Zero Mostel and risks his life for Blake Edwards. PLUS: Fritz Feld! Strother Martin! Arnold Stang takes a fall! Stanley Kramer sacks Jackie Mason! And the return (once again) of Maria Ouspenskaya! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Singer, actor and music producer Tony Orlando pays a visit to Gilbert and Frank and reminisces about singing doo-wop on New York City rooftops and working with music icons Carole King, Gerry Goffin and Clive Davis. Also, Tony remembers Freddie Prinze, gives props to Jerry Lewis, locks horns with "The Great One" and reveals the happy accident that created Tony Orlando and Dawn. PLUS: Tony roasts Muhammad Ali! Nancy Walker takes her revenge! Shecky Greene flips out! And the crew joins Tony in a "rendition" of "Tie a Yellow Ribbon (Round the Old Oak Tree")! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ralph Malph himself, actor and singer Donny Most talks to Gilbert and Frank about his memories of working alongside TV icons Garry Marshall, Henry Winkler and Tom Bosley, his brush with John Lennon, his appreciation of Abbott & Costello (and Sid Fields) and his love of the Great American Songbook. Also, Donny meets Sammy Davis Jr., bends the elbow with Pat Morita, attempts to mount a Bobby Darin movie and sheds light on "jumping the shark." PLUS: Praising Jack Warden! Eli Wallach goes to school! Richie and Ralph play Huck and Tom! Larry Parks meets...Larry Parks! And Gottfried sings again! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Each week, comedian Gilbert Gottfried and comedy writer Frank Santopadre share their appreciation of lesser-known films, underrated TV shows and hopelessly obscure character actors -- discussing, dissecting and (occasionally) defending their handpicked guilty pleasures and buried treasures. This week: Jay Leno teams with Michael Caine! Gilbert pitches a screenplay! And the Left Fist of David! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Each week, comedian Gilbert Gottfried and comedy writer Frank Santopadre share their appreciation of lesser-known films, underrated TV shows and hopelessly obscure character actors -- discussing, dissecting and (occasionally) defending their handpicked guilty pleasures and buried treasures. This week: Telly Savalas takes a stand! Gavin McLeod goes bowling! Victor Buono spoofs Raymond Burr! And Wayne Newton sings "Rhinestone Cowboy"! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Each week, comedian Gilbert Gottfried and comedy writer Frank Santopadre share their appreciation of lesser-known films, underrated TV shows and hopelessly obscure character actors -- discussing, dissecting and (occasionally) defending their handpicked guilty pleasures and buried treasures. This week: Harpo Marx discovers gravity! Shelly Winters climbs a Christmas Tree! And David Janssen vs. a human shark! Let Selfie Station be the Picture taker, Ice breaker AND your money maker. As a special introductory offer, get $500 off the professional package. Go to SelfieStationpodcast.com and enter promo code GILBERT. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Gilbert and Frank welcome comedian, writer, actress and self-described "TV addict" Judy Gold, who reveals her childhood obsession with Barbra Streisand and Rhoda Morgenstern, laments the demise of classic sitcom theme songs and reconsiders her appearance in "The Aristocrats." Also, Judy idolizes Joan Rivers, eulogizes Sherwood Schwartz, spurns Buddy Hackett and plays Herman Munster's sister. (!) PLUS: Mason Williams! Totie Fields! Judy visits the Brady Bunch house! Gilbert apologizes to Gavin McLeod! And Leni Riefenstahl directs "The Lawrence Welk Show"! Let Selfie Station be the Picture taker, Ice breaker AND your money maker. As a special introductory offer, get $500 off the professional package. Go to http://SelfieStationpodcast.com and enter promo code GILBERT. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Each week, comedian Gilbert Gottfried and comedy writer Frank Santopadre share their appreciation of lesser-known films, underrated TV shows and hopelessly obscure character actors -- discussing, dissecting and (occasionally) defending their handpicked guilty pleasures and buried treasures. This week: The Man Who Owned California! John Lennon wins the war! And the comedy stylings of Jack Frost! Howl is a brand new app and website that changes the way you think about podcasts. It’s like Netflix, but for podcasts. With Howl Premium, you get exclusive access to dozens of original mini series, audio documentaries, and comedy albums, archives from WTF with Marc Maron and all the Earwolf shows and original mini­series that are truly unique. Go to http://howl.fm to get access to all this exclusive content on your iPhone, your Android phone and on the web for only $4.99/month. And with the promo code GILBERT, you get a full month of free trial! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Each week, comedian Gilbert Gottfried and comedy writer Frank Santopadre share their appreciation of lesser-known films, underrated TV shows and hopelessly obscure character actors -- discussing, dissecting and (occasionally) defending their handpicked guilty pleasures and buried treasures. This week: The comic mind of Nat Hiken! Gilbert covers Johnny Fontaine! And the Caped Crusaders meet Jerry Lewis! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
In one of the wildest GGACP episodes to date, Gilbert and Frank are joined by Mr. Skin, AKA Jim McBride, the self-proclaimed "foremost authority on female nudity in movies," who describes his unlikely journey from Mercantile Exchange clerk to the founder of a website that attracts over 9 million visitors a month. Also, Jim praises Italian sex comedies, goes wild over Wonder Woman, does extra work for Martin Scorsese and gets props from Judd Apatow. PLUS: Carmen Miranda! Phoebe Cates sings! Raquel Welch swings! Marcia Brady bares all! And the greatest "nip slip" of all time! MeUndies is offering you TWENTY PERCENT off your first order at http://meundies.com/gilbert. That’s a special offer just for GGACP listeners. Make sure you go to http://meundies.com/gilbert to get twenty percent off your first order of underwear in tons of styles and colors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Marx Brothers fanatics Gilbert and Frank sit down for a fascinating conversation with Groucho's personal assistant and archivist (and author of the memoir, "Raised Eyebrows: My Years Inside Groucho's House") Steve Stoliar, who shares fond memories of the man himself, as well as brothers Gummo, Zeppo and famous houseguests George Burns, Liza Minnelli and Mae West. Also, Marvin Hamlisch grouses, Groucho takes in an Alice Cooper concert, Zeppo heads south of the border and Steve rescues "Animal Crackers." PLUS: Claude Rains! S.J. Perelman! The "Israeli Chico Marx"! Bob Hope roasts Danny Thomas! And Erin Fleming turns down Woody Allen! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Gilbert and Frank usher in Halloween by placing a call to the daughter of horror icon Vincent Price, author and public speaker Victoria Price, who talks about her father's run-ins with the Hollywood blacklist, his distaste for slasher films, his lifelong friendships with Christopher Lee and Peter Lorre and his rumored bisexuality. Also, Victoria lauds horror movie fans, deconstructs "The Abominable Dr. Phibes", and visits the set of "Theater of Blood"! PLUS: The wonder of Emergo! Vincent Price meets Jack Benny! Martin Scorsese praises "House of Wax"! And the return of "The Tingler"! MeUndies is offering you TWENTY PERCENT off your first order at http://meundies.com/gilbert. That’s a special offer just for GGACP listeners. Make sure you go to http://meundies.com/gilbert to get twenty percent off your first order of underwear in tons of styles and colors. Our sponsor today is one of the premiere independent labels in the world, DFA Records, based out of downtown New York City and co-founded by James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem. DFA Records is proud and excited to release the second album from Greek singer songwriter production guru and all around genius savant, Larry Gus. His new album is entitled “I Need New Eyes." Visit the DFA online store @ http://store.dfarecords.com for more details and to order your copy today. and for 20% off your online order, use coupon code “GILBERT” on the DFA store. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
To mark the 40th anniversary of the debut of "Saturday Night Live" (October 11, 1975) Gilbert and Frank dial up original cast member Laraine Newman, who reflects on her four-plus decades in comedy and shares recollections of working with everyone from Richard Pryor to Karen Black to the legendary Christoper Lee. Also, Laraine studies mime with Marcel Marceau, befriends Dudley Moore, improvises with Pat Morita and recalls SNL's infamous "Uncle Roy" sketches. PLUS: Jack Soo! "Invaders from Mars"! Louise Lasser locks herself in her dressing room! Gilbert channels Jackie Vernon! And Uncle Miltie's schlong helps win the war! MeUndies is offering you TWENTY PERCENT off your first order at http://meundies.com/gilbert. That’s a special offer just for GGACP listeners. Make sure you go to http://meundies.com/gilbert to get twenty percent off your first order of underwear in tons of styles and colors. Our sponsor today is one of the premiere independent labels in the world, DFA Records, based out of downtown New York City and co-founded by James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem. DFA Records is proud and excited to release the second album from Greek singer songwriter production guru and all around genius savant, Larry Gus. His new album is entitled “I Need New Eyes." Visit the DFA online store @ http://store.dfarecords.com for more details and to order your copy today. and for 20% off your online order, use coupon code “GILBERT” on the DFA store. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Writer, producer and performer Kelly Carlin joins Gilbert and Frank at the New York Friars Club to promote her new memoir, "A Carlin Home Companion" and to share treasured (and not-so-treasured) memories of growing up with the man who forever changed and redefined the art of standup comedy, the legendary George Carlin. Also, Kelly hangs with Sammy Davis Jr., seduces Leif Garrett, borrows Farrah Fawcett's shampoo and recites the "7 Words You Can Never Say on Television." PLUS: Burns and Carlin! Burns and Schreiber! The "Danny Kaye Plan"! Otto & George! And Gottfried Sings Again! If you've got a car and a license, put 'em both to work for you and start earning serious, life-changing money today. Sign up to drive with Uber. Visit www.DriveWithUber.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Veteran character actor Josh Mostel stops by Gilbert's apartment to dish dirt on everyone from Art Carney to Jack Palance to Meryl Streep and to share stories from his own 40-year career as well as the life/career of his famous dad, legendary performer Zero Mostel. Also, Josh co-stars with George Segal, gets advice from Robert Mitchum, "assaults" Paul Mazursky and tries to follow in the footsteps of John Belushi. PLUS: "Stoogemania"! "The Hot Rock"! The late, great Bruno Kirby! Josh sings "King Herod's Song"! Zero testifies before HUAC! And Marlon Brando seduces Josh's mom! If you've got a car and a license, put 'em both to work for you and start earning serious, life-changing money today. Sign up to drive with Uber. Visit http://www.DriveWithUber.com This episode is brought to you by the FOSCAM 1 HD 720P Indoor WiFi Security Camera. Go to http://foscam.us/c1 and use the code GILCAST1 to get $10 off each C1 that you purchase. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Brooklyn-born actor and director Steve Buscemi (pronounced "BOO-SEMI") joins Gilbert and Frank for lunch and laughs at the New York Friars Club and tells us all about his early days as a struggling stand-up, his memories of making modern-day classics like "Reservoir Dogs," "Miller's Crossing" and "Fargo" and his memorable on-screen deaths at the hands of everyone from to Vince Vaughn to Roger Daltrey. Also, Steve shares a cab with Gilbert, shares the stage with Andy Kaufman and shares his appreciation for Harvey Keitel and "The Brady Bunch." PLUS: "Joey Pants"! The madness of Lawrence Tierney! Illya Kuryakin ties the knot! Paul Winchell builds an artificial heart! And Woody Allen meets Carrot Top! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Emmy award-winning writer Alan Zweibel started out in show business by peddling jokes to Catskills comics at seven bucks a pop, before a chance meeting with Lorne Michaels led to a staff job on the hottest new show on television, "Saturday Night Live." Alan joined Gilbert and Frank at the George Burns Room at the Friars Club to talk about the earliest days of SNL, co-creating the groundbreaking "It's Garry Shandling's Show" and collaborating with everyone from Gilda Radner to Rob Reiner to Billy Crystal. Also: Alan heckles Larry David's act, "borrows from" Paul Simon, turns down "Hollywood Squares" and inspires a classic "Seinfeld" episode. PLUS: Totie Fields! Christopher Lee! The subversiveness of "Duck Soup"! Uncle Miltie gets banned! And Gilbert tries (unsuccessfully) to follow The Beatles! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Started
Jul 2nd, 2008
Latest Episode
Aug 3rd, 2020
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Daily
No. of Episodes
576
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About 1 hour
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