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Respecting Your Elders

Respecting Your Elders

By Michael
Michael O’Neil Callaghan interviews anyone born before 1982.
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Daniel Scharff (Part 2)
"Old " friend Daniel Scharff talks about his new venture "Start Up CPG," St. Alban's High School, making prank calls and much, much more!!!
1:08:07
September 27, 2020
Daniel Scharff (Part 1)
Daniel talks about his band "The Super Fantastics," living in a Brazilian frat house, professionally tasting chocolate around the world, and many other things! 
1:06:44
August 13, 2020
Kenneth Wainwright
Hollywood's own Kenneth Wainwright! Topics include: Sci-Fi, ways to entertain yourself during shutdowns, the Navy reserves, Florida, the Hollywood Strip, and more! #scifi #navy #florida #hollywoodstrip #podcast #hollywood #rockyhorrorpictureshow #UCLA #travel 
1:07:39
July 21, 2020
Gabriel Bustos
Gabriel talks about many things including being chased back into America across the Mexican border by an angry mob, sharing a prison cell in Texas for one year with the leader of MS-13, and almost drowning while deep-sea body-boarding all over the world.
1:09:39
June 15, 2020
Terry Kelly
Longtime friend and "Luh-ville," resident Terry Kelly and I discuss, among other things, the history of his tobacco-farming family in Danville, VA; entertainment today compared to the 90's; and the greater conversation currently surrounding the recent killings of black people by police and the aftermath in America.
1:37:42
June 11, 2020
Christopher Wood
"Woody" reminisces on traveling the world, boarding school in Massachusetts, learning to box in the streets of Nigeria, the New York Knicks, and more!
1:05:03
May 2, 2020
Rick Hurst
Rick discusses, amongst other things,  passing the time during the pandemic, tv/movies/books, Lousiana, his first scene on the Dukes of Hazzard, and meeting "Cooter" for the first time.
1:06:31
April 17, 2020
Jason Friedman
Ravens, Air Force, Favorite TV Shows, Vietnam War, Baby Turtles.
1:11:07
April 14, 2020
Mark Ilvedson
Mark & Mike talk about improv comedy; the Fargo, ND 5th grade theatre scene; and the optimism of the 80s -- amongst other things. If you don't care about improv start like 20 minutes in!
1:12:59
April 10, 2020
Dion Lack
Dion & Mike talk about eating donuts and bagels, Bill Russell's assistant, and comparing sports fandom to dating -- before Dion hangs up on Mike.
31:24
April 7, 2020
Mary Moss
Ms. Mary Moss recalls being a soda jerk during the Great Depression, her wedding, and her love of dancing, 
54:24
April 4, 2020
Chris Ogan
Topics include farm fun, surfing adventures, and working at a hospital as a nurse around COVID-19.
1:07:00
March 26, 2020
Todd Campbell aka Lance Hart
Against the backdrop of a Coronavirus-wrought world, Mike and Todd discuss such topics as farming in Kansas, being foreign, and touching favorably on other people's lives.
1:01:35
March 21, 2020
Sean Humphries
Sean & Mike talk about Coronavirus, open heart surgery at UCLA, improv comedy, smoking crack, and being Val Kilmer's assistant. Sean is the host of the "American Griefcast" podcast.
1:23:01
March 12, 2020
Brian James O'Connell
Brian & Michael bond over North Carolina, the Berlin dance scene, and of course a little improv. Brian’s secret birthdate remains safe with him.  BOC (as his friends call him) is a member of the comedy powerhouse, Dr. God. He is one of the Founders of The Pack Theater and currently teaches as part of the Core Improv Faculty and Core Digital Faculty. https://itsboc.com drgodcomedy.com packtheater.com
1:08:08
February 16, 2020
Tari Lewis (Mother-In-Law)
Tari talks about her parents'  steadfast courtship in the Bronx; broadening her horizons on Long Island and in Paris; plus her obsession with The Monkees.
1:12:59
January 8, 2020
Craig Lewis (Father-In-Law)
Craig talks about driving with his high school tennis team blasting David Bowie, the generational divide in America in the 60s, and a high school gymnasium concert where Bruce Springsteen opened for Blue Oyster Cult.
1:13:58
January 1, 2020
Brian Callaghan (Dad)
Brian talks about everything from Desi Arnaz and Al Capone Jr. in Miami, to Georgetown during the Vietnam War, to Jim Brown and the Browns upsetting Johnny Unitas and the Colts in the NFL Championship game.
1:13:11
December 27, 2019
Robert Brady
Robert Brady talks about his nine siblings, playing basketball at College Park, and a long line of singers and servants.
58:07
December 15, 2019
Ben Jones (Cooter)
Interview with Ben Jones, AKA "Cooter" on The Dukes Of Hazzard, Congressman from Georgia, my Stepdad. He talks about growing up without electricity in Portsmouth, VA, getting cast on The Dukes as an actor in Atlanta, and playing centerfield.
1:05:45
November 30, 2019
Chris Dugan (Pilot)
Pilot and longtime friend Chris Dugan talks about manning the poop bucket, building fireplaces, and spinning in Philadelphia fields until he's dizzy.
54:02
November 22, 2019
Dagem Hailemariam
Conversation with Dagem Hailemariam, an old friend straight outta Stockholm, Sweden. Simple topics included Ethiopian history; Maslow's Pyramid; systems of government and society; the ego, super-ego, and the id (Freud on coke).
1:01:26
November 6, 2019
Bill Dunbar
Interview with Bill Dunbar, a long-time friend of mine, in which he discusses getting pee'd on by the neighborhood bully, leaving for his honeymoon on 9/11, and surfing in Mexico with a giant shark.
1:02:59
October 22, 2019
Matt Fleming
Interview with Matt Fleming, an old friend, in which he divulges wishing he were Asian, getting fired from Bennigan's, and interviewing US senators. 
1:04:29
October 13, 2019
Travis ****** (Neighbor)
Part 1 of interview with Travis ****** -- aka my longtime neighbor -- who shares his opinion about terrorism, abortion, and how Paris, CA was ex-convict-city. #breakdancing  By request his last name has been omitted so he doesn't get fired.
1:09:44
October 6, 2019
Alma Viator (Mom)
Part 1 of interview with Alma Viator -- "Ms. Alma" of CootersPlace.com stores in Tennessee and Virginia; PR for Ford's Theater, National Theater, and the Shubert Organization on Broadway; my mom.  In part 1 we discuss the first 12 years of her life, including flowers for President Eisenhower in Versailles, Rockin' Around the Clock in Monterrey, CA, and living in the "Roach House" in West Point, KY.
1:02:35
September 26, 2019