This week my friend and songwriter Ross King joins me to talk with Keith Slettedahl the lead singer of The 88 - writers of the Community theme song. Keith is a delightful human being and even plays the theme for us in the episode! Hope you enjoy this conversation about music and creativity.
Greg Cromer (Rich from Community, Jeff from Better Things) joins Kevin (Advanced Community Studies) for a hilarious conversation about life as the perfect man, finding river fingers with Annie, and making bird baths at Greendale. We had some recording issues so this one might sound a little different than usual. Regardless...Enjoy!
We're back after taking the month of August off. This week I am joined by special co-host Darsan Solomon (Community 5 & 6 cast member) as we had the distinct privilege to talk with Yvette Nicole Brown. She is delightful and wonderful and this conversation covers a lot of bases. Enjoy.
Last week I spoke to the Advanced Community Studies podcast about the DnD Episode being pulled by Netflix. This week I'm continuing that conversation with another guest, Sharai, who has some really helpful things to say about being inclusive in dialogue. She was delightful to talk to and I hope it is as helpful to you as it was to me.
I had the chance to talk with Oscar winning director Adam Davidson about the five episodes he directed on Community (Season 1, 2, 3 and 6). Buckle up for an insightful trip behind the camera and in the director's seat. And check out The Lunch Date here: https://youtu.be/epuTZigxUY8. Sound Engineering by Robbie Sherman. Intro by The 88.. Outro by Ludwig Göransson.
This week I interviewed one of the warmest and nicest guys you'll get to listen to, Danny Pudi. Community continues to showcase itself as an amazing show surrounded by amazing people. I asked Danny about his beginnings and influences, Mythic Quest, and of course, Abed. Matt from Communies joined me to ask questions from Twitter. I hope you enjoy it. Intro by The 88. Outro by Ludwig Göransson. Sound Engineering by Robbie Sherman.
This week's guests are fellow podcasters from the Welcome to Greendale podcast. We recorded this a day after last week's episode and it's a great companion piece; as my guests reminded me we have to take some time to self-care and enjoy something that can pick your spirits up. We talk about Aliens, Storks, and I reveal a story about how I embarrassed myself in front of Joel McHale. It was a delightful conversation, I hope you enjoy. Intro by The 88. Outro by Ludwig Göransson.
Hey everyone. Michael, Sadia, and Jillian from the Welcome to Greendale podcast and I recorded an episode last night and I'm excited to share it with you next week. Instead of one of my episodes this week I offered my feed to share their latest episode. It was powerful and I hope you all listen.
This week I talked with Jordan Black the amazingly talented, funny actor and writer who played Dean Stephen Spreck aka the Evil Dean. We talked tv influences, The Groundlings, SNL, and TV writing. It was a delightful conversation and I know you'll enjoy it. Intro by The 88. Outro by Ludwig Göransson. Sound Engineering by Robbie Sherman.
This week I talked to Neil Goldman, Executive Producer and writer of Community. He took me to school on how to make great television as we revisit Scrubs, Family Guy, and yes, Step by Step. I loved talking with him and I know you're going to enjoy his inside look on making tv we love. Intro by The 88. Outro by Ludwig Göransson. Sound Engineer Robbie Sherman.
This week I'm talking to Ed from the Save Greendale Committee podcast. I love talking to my fellow Community Podcasters because we're all coming at this from similar and yet different motivations and perspectives. Get ready for me to drop some opinions about Britta, Troy and Abed, and Season 4. You've been warned. Intro by The 88. Outro by Ludwig Göransson.
Part Two of my awesome conversation with Community Writer/Producer Andy Bobrow. We talk Pillow/Blanket Forts, Season 4, and Bless the Harts, his really funny animated show on Fox. Audio Engineering by Robbie Sherman. Intro by The 88. Outro by Ludwig Göransson.
I'm very excited to release this episode into the wild. Andy Bobrow has an awesome story of becoming a tv writer and show runner. This is part one, which I'm calling Origin Stories. Part two will be a Q&A about episodes like Mixology Certification and Pillows and Blankets. Sound Engineering by Robbie Sherman. Intro by the 88. Outro by Ludwig Göransson.
Guys, this was one of those episodes that I loved doing because i get to opine about Community. My awesome new friend Christie-Lee (Instagram Episode) joined me to talk through our top 10 Community episodes...and I reveal how I ranked all 110 episodes. Enjoy!
This episode has been in the pipe and I'm really excited to put it out there. I talk with two of the most active chatters on the Community Discord Channel, which we'll explain what that is in case you're not hip to the kids social media platforms. Special thanks to Sleep Apnea (Dom) and Jeffsneflixpassword (Mike) who joined me on this fun call. Intro by The 88. Outro by Ludwig Göransson.
Community fans will be delighted by the conversation with the very funny, very gracious Ken Jeong aka Señor Chang. Co-hosted by Jenn from the Community Rewatch Podcast. Sound Engineer Robbie Sherman. Into by The 88. Outro by Ludwig Göransson.
Part two of my conversation with Megan Ganz. This is a Q&A from the fans and an in-depth look at the episode through the lens of the Campbell/Harmon Story Circle. 100% awesome.
Thanks to Robbie Sherman who pounded the mixing and mastering for us. Intro by The 88. Outro by Ludwig Goransson.
Hey Community fans, this week's podcast is a two parter. TV Writer and Producer Megan Ganz joined me this week to talk about the fictional bottle episode Cooperative Calligraphy while we cope with our real-world bottle episode. The first part is interview, the second part is Q&A, and all of it is golden. Thanks to Robbie Sherman for the quick turn around on the audio. Intro by The 88. Outro by Ludwig Göransson.
My guest this week has literally built Hollywood. We love the pillow fort and the study room, Chris Branan built them. He was on the crew that created the icon sets of Community. Get ready to have a your brain wrinkled by some of the behind the scenes info. Thanks to Sound Engineer, Robbie Sherman. Intro by The 88. Outro by Ludwig Göransson.
This episode is part of a mini series on the fan creators who have kept the spirit of Community going throughout the years. My guests are Sharee and Christie-lee who run popular Community Instagram accounts. We talked about their inspiration as well as interactions with cast and crew. Thanks to Sound Engineer, Robbie Sherman. Intro by The 88. Outro by Ludwig Göransson.
This episode is part of a mini series on the fan creators who have kept the spirit of Community going throughout the years. My guest is Mike who helps run the Communies Twitter account, a integral organizer of fans and hashtags. We talked about the history of Community on Twitter as well as interactions with cast and crew. Thanks to Sound Engineer, Robbie Sherman. Intro by The 88. Outro by Ludwig Göransson.
My special guest is Season 1 writer Zach Paez. We talked about the first of his two episodes, Environmental Science. I really enjoyed this conversation, I hope you do too. Thanks to Sound Engineer, Robbie Sherman. Intro by The 88. Outro by Ludwig Göransson.
My special guest is Season 1 & 2 writer/producer Hilary Winston. We talked about her four episodes on season one of the show including the season finale. We also discussed my quest to track down who wrote some of my favorite jokes. The episode title will make sense later. Thanks to Sound Engineer, Robbie Sherman. Intro by The 88. Outro by Ludwig Göransson.
My special guest is Darsan Solomon aka Dave from Season 5 and 6. I broke some rules to get him on since he's not a Season 1 alum, but I really wanted to hear from some of the supporting actors about what it was like being on set and bringing our favorite show to life in front of the camera. I hope you enjoy the conversation. SOUND ENGINEER: Robbie Sherman
My special guest is Jenn from The Community Rewatch Podcast. She's been reviewing Community since the early days on itsjustaboutwrite.com. While we didn't manage to talk about Football, we did get to some of the Feminism. I hope you enjoy the conversation. SOUND ENGINEER: Robbie Sherman
Community Seasons 1 & 2 writer Andrew Guest joined me for a funny, insightful conversation about his time on Community and writing Advanced Criminal Law. Lots of great information about the early years of the show. Enjoy!
Intro to Film featuring guest Evan Masteller. In which I recap my LA trip with stories about Trent Reznor, Michael Chiklis, my famous grandfather, and Harmontown. Eventually we talk about the episode. It's the first time I have a guest and I'm still getting my feet on this thing. Give the next episode a listen, I think I finally get there.