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MZNOW with Michael Zavala

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MZNOW is a weekly pop culture radio show hosted by comedian, Michael Zavala, Eric Star, Del Pullen, and Spider the DJ.

MZNOW is a weekly pop culture radio show hosted by comedian, Michael Zavala, Eric Star, Del Pullen, and Spider the DJ.


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MZNOW is a weekly pop culture radio show hosted by comedian, Michael Zavala, Eric Star, Del Pullen, and Spider the DJ.








7.13.20 ft. Ernie Hudson

Ghostbuster star, Ernie Hudson is on the show talking about the newest season of The Family Business. He also talks about what it was like to return to the world of Ghostbusting in the upcoming film. Plus, the show reviews Unsolved Mysteries & Greyhound.


Best of MZ – 7.6.20

We're replaying the GREATEST interview in the history of the show (2016)…can you guess what it is? Plus, check out the very first round of Glino (2015). Then later, Bobby Hickey attempts to explain how Uber Eats works (2017).



Eric watches the second season of Twilight Zone and gives his two cents on the Jordan Peele remake. Then later, the show revisits old Chrislilah (Chris Sapphire) episodes to see if the idea should be revived. Plus, Michael finds a long-forgotten "hooker call."


6.29.20 ft. Josh Holloway

LOST star, Josh Holloway talks about the upcoming season of Yellowstone and how he and his family are handling the pandemic. Then later, Eric Star is back with a brand-new Gay Rant! Plus. Mark gets his COVID-19 results back and Michael reviews season two of The Twilight Zone.



Eric Star reveals his COVID-19 test results. Mark gives details on what happened at last week's "exposure party." Then later, is Michael Keaton really returning as Batman/Bruce Wayne in the DCEU? Plus, Eric gives a review of Perry Mason on HBO.


6.22.20 ft. Melora Hardin

The Office star, Melora Hardin, talks about the fourth season of the Freeform show, The Bold Type. Plus, find out why she didn't get the role of Jennifer Parker in Back to the Future. Then later, Eric talks about his COVID-19 test and Michael gives his review on The Last of Us: Part 2. Plus, would you give up your marriage to keep your Funko! Pops? One guy did!


6.18.20 ft. Kevin Costner

Academy Award winner, Kevin Costner talks about the upcoming season of Yellowstone on the Paramount Network. Has acting in post-apocalyptic movies prepared Kevin for the current pandemic? Plus, find out who on the show has been exposed to COVID-19! Jaime the Tattoo gives a touching eulogy to the passing cast member.


6.15.20 ft. Samuel Shem

Doctor and author, Samuel Shem talks about his battle with COVID-19. He also talks about his new book, Man's 4th Best Hospital. Plus, Michael launches a new ‘Twerk for The Cure' campaign for Lyme disease. Then later, Clark talks about taking his new date to a movie that was shot in six days.


6.11.20 ft. Steven Ogg

Steven Ogg talks about his new TNT show, Snowpiercer. The Walking Dead and Grand Theft Auto actor also talks about what shows he's been watching to past the time in quarantine. Plus, Michael has a special birthday message from Eric Star's favorite celebrity for his birthday. Then later, Bobby Hickey checks in with a life update.


6.8.20 ft. Bill Farmer

Disney legend, Bill Farmer talks about his new Disney+ series, It's A Dog's Life. Bill has been the voice of Goofy for over 30-years and is now stepping out, in front of the camera. Plus, Sara Alban joins the show to talk about her new life in New Orleans. Then later, Michael ventures out for the first time since lockdown and reveals why he now regrets it. Isn't [voice acting] the greatest gig in the world? "Yeah, it really is. I love doing it. I've been very fortunate to have such a great...


6.4.20 ft. Bob Saget

Actor and comedian, Bob Saget is on the show. Bob talks about his new podcast, Bob Saget's Here for You, the final episodes of Fuller House, & much more. Plus, Mark and Michael go head-to-head debating relevance of Zack Synder and the upcoming Justice League ‘Synder Cut' on HBO Max. Then later, Michael talks about his first Dungeons & Dragons experience.


6.1.20 ft. Jodie Sweetin

Full House star, Jodie Sweetin talks about her new podcast, Never Thought I'd Say This. Jodie returns as Stephanie Tanner in the final episodes of Fuller House on Netflix starting June 2, 2020. Then later, is HBO Max worth the hype? Plus, the show talks about Steve Carell's return to comedy in the new Netflix show, Space Force.


Best of MZ – 5.25.20

The show is off this week, but we hope you enjoy some of our favorite moments from years past. The show plays another round of ‘Does This Make You Feel Old?' from 2016. Then later, the show plays a prank on Nadia the Intern (2006). Plus celebrity pastor, Joel Osteen, calls the show to talk about his Houston recovery efforts (2016). Happy Memorial Day!


5.21.20 ft. Louie Anderson

Comedian, Louie Anderson is on the show. Louie talks about his new book, Hey Mom: Stories for My Mother, But You Can Read Them Too. Plus, will see a Life with Louie reboot? Then later, Michael has some thoughts on how the newly announced, Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, can be a success.



It's time for the weight loss challenge finale! After 10 weeks, Eric, Mark, and Spider's final weight will be revealed. Who will be the winner and how much money will they be awarded? Plus, Michael announces what shows are moving on in his ‘Watchlist Graduation.' Did you favorite make the list? Listen to the start of the weight loss challenge from March 2020:


5.14.20 ft. Robert & Kym Herjavec

Robert & Kym Herjavec (Shark Tank, Dancing with the Stars), talk about their new Fox show called, Celebrity Watch Party. Plus, Jaime the Tattoo Guy gives a touching eulogy to the late, Little Richard. Also, a friend of the show, Josh Back joins in for a game of How British Are You? Then later, find out what some bars and restaurants are doing to help keep you safe.


5.11.20 ft. Thomas Lennon

Actor & comedian, Thomas Lennon is on the show. The Ronan Boyle author talks about the return of Reno 911! on Quibi, Tiger King, & more! Plus, Michael gets a response regarding his Big Tex audition. Then later, Eric Star reveals what it was like going to a dine-in restaurant for the first time since lockdown. When I heard this show was returning as like a short-form series on, Quibi, I thought, what a great show for this platform. It really works well, doesn't it? It's basically ideal. I...



The show ranks their favorite and least favorite video games. Did you favorite make the list? Plus, Michael has a questionable dream after watching an episode of Hollywood on Netflix.


5.4.20 ft. Dillon Passage

Tiger King star, Dillon Passage calls in to talk about his life since the release of the Netflix show. His husband, Joe Exotic, is currently serving a 22-year prison sentence. However, Dillon hints that Joe's situation could be changing very soon. Then later, Clark casts his Tiger King movie with the most prestigious and award-winning actors in Hollywood. Here are a few things we learned from Dillon: 1) The Show Was Accurate Michael Zavala asked if there were any inaccuracies Dillon may...



This weekend, Texas starts to reopen after a six-week shutdown. Is it too soon? Eric releases a PSA on how you can finally leave your house and help #raisethecurve. Then later, Fabiola Moreno tells you how to stay fit even while in quaratine.