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Jan-Michael Vincent: Hollywood Tragedy

In the 1970s, Jan-Michael Vincent was a young and handsome actor that seemed on the verge of movie superstardom. But personal demons and professional disappointments derailed his life. On this episode, film historian David Grove, author of “Jan-Michael Vincent: Edge of Greatness,” details the meteoric rise and painful fall of this remarkable personality. “The Online […]

Think Pink: DePatie-Freleng Animation

This show celebrates the Oscar-winning DePatie-Freleng Enterprises, the animation studio responsible for such beloved characters as The Pink Panther, The Ant and the Aardvark, Tijuana Toads and The Dogfather. Mark Arnold, author of “Think Pink: The DePatie-Freleng Story,” joins us to celebrate the innovative artists behind these beloved animated shorts. This program is produced at […]

Russ Russo – An Indie Actor’s Journey

Russ Russo is one of the most versatile and accomplished talents in the indie film scene. He has created memorable performances in the acclaimed films “The Land of College Prophets,” “Williamsburg,” “London Betty,” “Against the Wall,” “Donner Pass,” “Blue Collar Boys,” and “An Act of War.” He will be seen in the upcoming films “The […]

A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Podcast!

“Look, there’s this dough, see? There’s all this dough. 350 G’s! Do ya hear what I’m sayin’? 350 G’s! In the park, in Rosita… Rosita Beach State Park…” And if you know where that line comes from, you are in for a real treat! Film historian Paul Scrabo offers insight on the creation and restoration […]

The Real Three Stooges Part 2

We received so much positive feedback from our episode on the Three Stooges’ off-screen lives that we decided to go for a sequel. Lon Davis, co-editor of the book “Stooges Among Us,” is back to give us the inside dope on the controversy surrounding Curly-Joe DeRita, the would-be Stooge careers of Emil Sitka, Mousie Garner […]

Life on the V: The Story of V66

During the 1980s, the V66 channel in Boston was among the pioneers in the music video broadcasting world. The rapid rise and equally rapid fall of this once-influential channel is the subject of Eric Green’s award-winning documentary “Life on the V: The Story of V66.” If you love the 80s’ pop culture and/or want to […]

Social Media Marketing for Film People

This episode presents professional advice for anyone involved in the film world – filmmakers, actors, festival organizers, critics/publishers and even fans of special movies – to boost their presence on social media. Our special guest is Tom Corson-Knowles, author of such best-selling books as “Facebook For Business Owners” and “How To Make Money With Twitter.” […]

Rachel Mason -The Lives Of Hamilton Fish

One of the most extraordinary films now in release is Rachel Mason’s feature-length rock opera “The Lives of Hamilton Fish.” On this episode, Phil Hall interviews the versatile director/actress/composer/singer on her unique production and the challenges of bringing challenging independent films to a wider audience. “The Online Movie Show” is produced at the Platinum Wolfe […]

Christian de Rezendes – A Filmmaker’s Odyssey

Christian de Rezendes is one of the most versatile creative artists in the independent film world, equally at home with the nonfiction format (“Alzira’s Story,” “41,” “Raising Matty Christian”) and narrative productions (“Getting Out of Rhode Island,” “Cat Scratch,” “Memories for Sale.” On this episode, Phil Hall discusses the filmmaker’s distinctive career and previews his […]

70s X-Rated Classics

This episode sets the wayback machine to the Decade That Good Taste Forgot, when clothing-free cinema became mainstream and the likes of Linda Lovelace, Marilyn Chambers, Harry Reems and Jack Wrangler became household names. Join Phil Hall and the peerless Anthony “Kingfish” Vitamia in a celebration of best of 70s adult films. (256)
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Lon Davis – The Real Three Stooges

Film historian Lon Davis talks about the off-screen lives of The Three Stooges, including some personal encounters he experienced with Moe Howard, Larry Fine and Joe Besser during the 1970s. A special thank you to Kevin Macleod for the beautiful classical music selection (30)