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An “all access pass” to the entertainment business through the eyes of comedy manager/producer Barry Katz and the industry's biggest "behind the scenes" players who candidly reveal the risky decisions they made that led to the most groundbreaking internet, television, radio, music, and film content in the world. Combining humor, insight, and motivation; Katz premieres a new episode every Monday.

An “all access pass” to the entertainment business through the eyes of comedy manager/producer Barry Katz and the industry's biggest "behind the scenes" players who candidly reveal the risky decisions they made that led to the most groundbreaking internet, television, radio, music, and film content in the world. Combining humor, insight, and motivation; Katz premieres a new episode every Monday.
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An “all access pass” to the entertainment business through the eyes of comedy manager/producer Barry Katz and the industry's biggest "behind the scenes" players who candidly reveal the risky decisions they made that led to the most groundbreaking internet, television, radio, music, and film content in the world. Combining humor, insight, and motivation; Katz premieres a new episode every Monday.

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Episodes

263: Bassem Youssef (Part 1 of 2)

6/18/2018
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Bassem Youssef, dubbed the Jon Stewart of the Arab World, was the host of the popular tv show "Al Bernameg " which was the first political satire show in the middle east. Originally a 5-minute show on Youtube, Al Bernameg became the first show to transition from online to television in the Middle East and the most watched show across the region with 30 million viewers every week. Youssef is currently hosting a podcast called "Remade in America", available for download and streaming here:...

Duration:00:47:21

262: Lea Thompson (Part 2 of 2)

6/14/2018
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Lea Thompson has accomplished a forty year career in the arts that encompasses film, television, and theatre. She is best known as Michael J Fox’s mom in Steven Spielberg’s “Back to the Future I, II, and III,” as the title character in the syndicated series “Caroline in the City,” for which she won TV Guide and People’s Choice awards; and as Kathryn Kennish in five seasons of the ground breaking Peabody award winning series, “Switched at Birth.” Lea is very proud of her feature film...

Duration:01:07:27

261: Lea Thompson (Part 1 of 2)

6/11/2018
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Lea Thompson has accomplished a forty year career in the arts that encompasses film, television, and theatre. She is best known as Michael J Fox’s mom in Steven Spielberg’s “Back to the Future I, II, and III,” as the title character in the syndicated series “Caroline in the City,” for which she won TV Guide and People’s Choice awards; and as Kathryn Kennish in five seasons of the ground breaking Peabody award winning series, “Switched at Birth.” Lea is very proud of her feature film...

Duration:00:54:25

260: Steve-O (Part 2 of 2)

6/7/2018
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Steve-O is an actor, stunt performer, producer, comedian, author, musician, and clown. His entertainment career is mostly centered on his performance stunts on the American TV series "Jackass,” its related movies, and its spin-off series “Wildboyz.” MTV has subsequently released five movies based on the series: “Jackass: the Movie,” “Jackass Number Two,” “Jackass: 2.5,” “Jackass 3D,” and “Jackass 3.5.” All became box office hits. In November 2010, Steve-O began touring the United States...

Duration:00:47:09

259: Steve-O (Part 1 of 2)

6/4/2018
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Steve-O, is an actor, stunt performer, producer, comedian, author, musician, and clown. His entertainment career is mostly centered on his performance stunts on the American TV series "Jackass,” its related movies, and its spin-off series “Wildboyz.” MTV has subsequently released five movies based on the series: “Jackass: the Movie,” “Jackass Number Two,” “Jackass: 2.5,” “Jackass 3D,” and “Jackass 3.5.” All became box office hits. In November 2010, Steve-O began touring the United States...

Duration:00:42:31

258: Chris Fenton (Part 2 of 2)

5/31/2018
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Chris Fenton most recently served as the president of DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group & general manager of DMG North America. Fenton produced or supervised twenty films ranging from big budget franchises such as “Iron Man 3,” “Point Break,” and “47 Ronin” to more niche-oriented films such as “Looper,” “Waiting,” “Blockers” and “Chappaquiddick,” grossing almost $2 billion in worldwide box-office. In 2004, he pushed DMG to be the first to properly license American music for national...

Duration:01:08:34

257: Chris Fenton (Part 1 of 2)

5/28/2018
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Chris Fenton most recently served as the president of DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group & general manager of DMG North America. Fenton produced or supervised twenty films ranging from big budget franchises such as “Iron Man 3,” “Point Break,” and “47 Ronin” to more niche-oriented films such as “Looper,” “Waiting,” “Blockers” and “Chappaquiddick,” grossing almost $2 billion in worldwide box-office. In 2004, he pushed DMG to be the first to properly license American music for national...

Duration:00:54:07

256: Judd Apatow (Best of Part 2 of 2)

5/25/2018
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JUDD APATOW is a producer, director, writer, and comedian whose comedy movies have defined a generation of comedic filmmaking. Starting as a stand-up in New York as a teenager, Judd penned jokes for Rosanne Barr, wrote for the "Ben Stiller Show", and won multiple Emmys with "The Larry Sanders Show" before executive producing "Freaks and Geeks," and creating "Undeclared" for FOX. Turning to films, he produced "Anchorman" starring Will Ferrell, and co-wrote, co-produced and directed the smash...

Duration:01:27:03

255: Judd Apatow (Best of part 1 of 2)

5/21/2018
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JUDD APATOW is a producer, director, writer, and comedian whose comedy movies have defined a generation of comedic filmmaking. Starting as a stand-up in New York as a teenager, Judd penned jokes for Rosanne Barr, wrote for the "Ben Stiller Show", and won multiple Emmys with "The Larry Sanders Show" before executive producing "Freaks and Geeks," and creating "Undeclared" for FOX. Turning to films, he produced "Anchorman" starring Will Ferrell, and co-wrote, co-produced and directed the smash...

Duration:01:16:23

254: Bobby Lee (Part 2 of 2)

5/17/2018
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Bobby Lee is an American actor and comedian. After being spotted by the Comedy Store manager Frank Burns, Lee began honing and refining his stand-up comedy act. After only a year, he was spotted onstage by Pauly Shore, who asked Lee to open for him in Las Vegas. He became a cast member on “Mad TV” from 2001 to 2009 where he went on to create many memorable characters. His credits include “Pineapple Express”, “The Dictator”, “Curb Your Enthusiasm”, “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and...

Duration:00:57:17

253: Bobby Lee (Part 1 of 2)

5/14/2018
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Bobby Lee is an American actor and comedian. After being spotted by the Comedy Store manager Frank Burns, Lee began honing and refining his stand-up comedy act. After only a year, he was spotted onstage by Pauly Shore, who asked Lee to open for him in Las Vegas. He became a cast member on “Mad TV” from 2001 to 2009 where he went on to create many memorable characters. His credits include “Pineapple Express”, “The Dictator”, “Curb Your Enthusiasm”, “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and...

Duration:00:46:03

252: Jordan Harbinger (Part 2 of 2)

5/10/2018
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Jordan Harbinger is a Wall Street lawyer turned talk show host, social dynamics expert, and entrepreneur. After hosting a top 50 iTunes podcast for over a decade that enjoyed nearly four million downloads a month at its zenith and featured amazing celebrity guests such as Shaquille O'Neal, Mike Rowe, Russell Brand, Tony Hawk, and Tim Ferriss, Jordan has embarked on a new adventure: “The Jordan Harbinger Show”, where he deconstructs the playbooks of the most successful people on earth and...

Duration:00:41:55

251: Jordan Harbinger (Part 1 of 2)

5/7/2018
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Jordan Harbinger is a Wall Street lawyer turned talk show host, social dynamics expert, and entrepreneur. He is the founder of “The Art of Charm” podcast. The show has featured amazing celebrity guests including Shaquille O'Neal, Mike Rowe, Russell Brand, Tony Hawk, and Tim Ferriss. As of November 2017, it has published over 916 episodes. After hosting this top 50 iTunes podcast for over a decade that enjoyed nearly four million downloads a month at its zenith, Jordan has embarked on a...

Duration:00:40:48

250: Carrot Top (Part 2 of 2)

5/3/2018
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Scott “Carrot Top” Thompson has been making audiences around the world laugh for more than three decades. After building a following on the comedy circuit that made people laugh nearly every weekend, his first television appearance was on “Comic Strip Live” in 1991. Things changed for Carrot Top forever in 1992 with his first appearance on “The Tonight Show.” That appearance exposed his unique brand of comedy to every home in America. After an impressive 31 appearances, Carrot Top had the...

Duration:00:57:21

249: Carrot Top (Part 1 of 2)

4/30/2018
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Scott “Carrot Top” Thompson has been making audiences around the world laugh for more than three decades. After building a following on the comedy circuit that made people laugh nearly every weekend, his first television appearance was on “Comic Strip Live” in 1991. Things changed for Carrot Top forever in 1992 with his first appearance on “The Tonight Show.” That appearance exposed his unique brand of comedy to every home in America. After an impressive 31 appearances, Carrot Top had the...

Duration:00:54:28

248: Jeff Ross (Part 2 of 2)

4/26/2018
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Jeff Ross is a respected actor, writer, director, producer, and comedian. He was crowned the meanest man in comedy by New York Magazine for blistering performances roasting Hugh Hefner, Donald J. Trump, Jerry Stiller, Drew Carey, Shaquille O'Neal, Kelsey Grammer, and Rob Reiner. Jeff is the creator and star of "The Burn with Jeff Ross" on Comedy Central. His television credits include: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Six Feet Under, ABC’s “Dr. Ken”, Comedy Central’s “Drunk History”, and...

Duration:01:07:44

247: Jeff Ross

4/23/2018
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Jeff Ross is a respected actor, writer, director, producer, and comedian. He was crowned the meanest man in comedy by New York Magazine for blistering performances roasting Hugh Hefner, Donald J. Trump, Jerry Stiller, Drew Carey, Shaquille O'Neal, Kelsey Grammer, and Rob Reiner. Jeff is the creator and star of "The Burn with Jeff Ross" on Comedy Central. His television credits include: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Six Feet Under, ABC’s “Dr. Ken”, Comedy Central’s “Drunk History”, and...

Duration:01:11:59

246: Tony Rock

4/16/2018
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TONY ROCK is a writer-actor-producer known for hosting HBO’s weekly stand-up series All Def Comedy, BET’s Black Card Revoked, and for starring in the primetime network series Living Biblically on CBS. Coming off an extraordinary busy year hosting shows like TVOne’s new outrageous game show The Game of Dating, All Def Movie Awards on Fusion, shows like The Warm Up on NBATV and Mann and Wife on Bounce; this comics’ favorite comic has been busy getting ready for another eventful year. Starring...

Duration:01:37:06

245: Bob Saget

4/9/2018
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Bob Saget has starred in many successful television shows, including two of the most family-friendly shows network TV has ever produced Full House and America’s Funniest Home Videos. From directing MGM’s cult favorite feature film Dirty Work, to directing and producing the highly acclaimed ABC television movie For Hope, to starring on Broadway in the Tony Award winning The Drowsy Chaperone, Bob Saget shows no signs of stopping. He's presently finishing post production on Benjamin, coming...

Duration:01:56:00

244: Hernan Lopez

4/2/2018
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HERNAN LOPEZ is the CEO of the fastest rising podcast company in the world—Wondery. Lopez is a native of Argentina and held positions at different companies there (including Canal 9 and Cablevision/Radio America) before starting his 18 year run at FOX, where he rose through its international TV ranks, including 5 as CEO and 3 as COO. Under his guidance, FOX International Channels launched hundreds of channels, expanded into premium sports/original production in multiple languages, pioneered...

Duration:01:19:40