All posts in March 2014

Scott Adsit

Scott Adsit. Scott played Pete on “30 Rock,” was a driving force behind the cult classics “Moral Orel,” and “Mary Shelley’s Frankenhole,” was in “We’re the Millers,” “Robot Chicken,” and “Mr. Show.” Scott is also an alum of The Second City Mainstage where he performed with Tina Fey, Rachel Dratch and “Anchorman” director Adam McKay.

Steve Carell

Steve Carell. Steve starred in “The Office,” “40-Year Old Virgin,” “Anchorman,” and “Anchorman 2,” “Crazy, Stupid Love,” “Despicable Me,” and dozens more. Steve is a Golden Globe winner, but got his start at Second City Chicago with ADD Comedy’s host, Dave Razowsky. This episode is like listening in to two old friends talking because, well, it is.

Michael Boatman

Michael Boatman is an actor, a voice-over talent and an author. He was only one of two actors to be in every episode of “Spin City” (Richard Kind was the other actor), was in HBO’s “Arli$$, “Anger Management,” “China Beach,” and is currently in “Instant Mom.”

Johanna Stein

Johanna Stein has been on Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, and in the film Mulholland Drive. Johanna’s written for The Oxygen Network, The New York Times, Huffington Post, PBS, and Comedy Central. Johanna’s book on being a parent will be coming out around Mothers Day 2014.


Frangela is Frances Callier and Angela Shelton. They’re best friends who have done their “Idiot of the Week” podcast, they’re “Pop Cultural Pundits” on NBC’s The Today Show and Dateline, Fox’s “Mike and Juliet Show,” CNN’s “Showbiz Tonight” and “Headline News,” and Fox News’s “Red Eye” and “The Big Story,” MSN’s “The Big Debate,” and are regular contributors on NPR’s “Day to Day” and “Off Ramp.”

Matt Jones

Matt Jones is presently on “Mom” on CBS, he was Badger on “Breaking Bad,” he’s been in “The Office,” “NCIS,” “CSI.” Matt is currently in “Cooties,” which premiered at Sundance. Matt performed at Boom Chicago in Amsterdam, and performs regularly with Dave Hill in “Hill and Jones” at iO West.

Al Rose

Al Rose is a singer, a songwriter, an artist, a businessman, a poet, and one of Dave’s dearest friends. Al’s produced and recorded six albums, and has opened for Suzanne Vega, Leon Russel and David Bromberg. Al and Rhonda Welbel are the artistic owners of Kopi Cafe in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood. On location in Chicago.

Richard Laible

Richard Laible is a corporate entertainer, a trade show host, a master of ceremonies who has lead sales meetings for TV Guide, GTE, Mattel, IBM, Microsoft, Coca Cola, The Chicago Cubs, and dozens more. He was also a host for The Chicago Emmy Awards. On location from Chicago.

Sheldon Patinkin

Legend Sheldon Patinkin was a producer and writer for SCTV, a member of the Playwrights Theatre Club, The Compass Players, The Second City as a director, and now as an Artistic Consultant. Sheldon was the chairman of the theater department at Columbia College, and is a major influence and inspiration to The Steppenwolf Theatre Company. On location in Chicago.

Mark Sutton

Mark Sutton is an improvisor, a teacher, and a director, and a founding member of The Annoyance Theater. Mark was the Artistic Director of The Chicago Improv Festival, and has performed in countless improv festivals and venues nationally and internationally in the award-winning comedy BASSPROV with Joe Bill. On location in Chicago.