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Straight out of Philly! Entertainer Steve Cooper is "Only as hip a his guests". He hosts Comedians, Actors, Writers and Musicians and spends an hour with them for some organic chat about the biz!

Straight out of Philly! Entertainer Steve Cooper is "Only as hip a his guests". He hosts Comedians, Actors, Writers and Musicians and spends an hour with them for some organic chat about the biz!


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Straight out of Philly! Entertainer Steve Cooper is "Only as hip a his guests". He hosts Comedians, Actors, Writers and Musicians and spends an hour with them for some organic chat about the biz!






Judy Gold - Episode 864

Steve Cooper talks with comic/actor/writer Judy Gold. Judy has had stand-up specials on HBO, Comedy Central and LOGO. She has written and starred in two critically acclaimed, Off-Broadway hit shows: The Judy Show - My Life as a Sitcom 25 Questions for a Jewish Mother. She received rave reviews as Gremio in The Public Theater’s all female production of The Taming of The Shrew for Shakespeare in the Park. She also co-starred in Off-Broadway’s Clinton! The Musical, and Disaster! The Musical....


Saverio Guerra - Episode 863

Steve Cooper talks with actor Saverio Guerra. Saverio is best know for his role as Mocha Joe on Curb Your Enthusiasm and Bob on the series Becker. Throughout his career he has been seen in many movies and TV shows including EZ Streets, Summer of Sam, Blue Streak, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Monk, My Name is Earl, Weeds, The Last O.G, Billions and LAw & Order: SVU.


John Kapelos - Episode 862

Steve Cooper talks with actor John Kapelos. John co-starred in a several of John Hughes’ generation-defining Brat Pack films, notably The Breakfast Club (as Carl the Janitor), 16 Candles and Weird Science. He has made his mark in more than 60 features films including Legally Blonde and Roxanne. On television he has proven his diversity in such series as Amazon's Transparent and received critical acclaim on the FX series Justified. Other TV work includes guest and recurring roles in hits such...


Jason Kravits - Episode 861

Steve Cooper talks with actor Jason Kravits. Jason is best known for playing District Attorney Richard Bay in the Emmy Award-winning drama series The Practice from 1999 to 2001. He got his start playing Lolo Knopke on the short-lived 1982 PBS series Powerhouse. He can be seen in episodes Friends, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Everybody Loves Raymond, Yes Dear, Gilmore Girls, Blue Bloods, Law & Order, Young Sheldon, The Big Bang Theory, B Positive, Halston and many more shows.


Chris Frantz - Episode 860

Steve Cooper talks with musician Chris Frantz. Chris is the drummer for both Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club, both of which he co-founded with wife and Talking Heads bassist Tina Weymouth. In 2002, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Talking Heads.


Dennis DeYoung - Episode 859

Steve Cooper talks with musician Dennis DeYoung. Dennis is best known as a founding member of the rock band Styx and as primary lead vocalist and keyboardist, during a tenure that lasted from 1970 until June 1999. He has been credited as the writer of more Styx songs than any other Styx member. He was also the band's most successful writer, penning 7 of the band's 8 Billboard top 10 singles (Babe, Mr. Roboto, Show Me the Way, The Best of Times, Lady, Come Sail Away and Don't Let it End). As...


Dave Wakeling - Episode 858

Steve Cooper talks with musician Dave Wakeling. Dave is best known for being the front man for The English Beat and General Public. The English Beat released three studio albums in the early 1980s: I Just Can't Stop it, Wha'ppen? and Special Beat Service. They had a string of singles, including Mirror in the Bathroom, Save It for Later, I Confess, Too Nice to Talk To, Can't Get Used to Losing You, Hands Off...She's Mine and All Out to Get You. Dave then started General Public. Their first...


Phil Manzanera - Episode 857

Steve Cooper talks with musician Phil Manzanera. Phil is best known for being the lead guitarist for Rock & Roll HOF members Roxy Music (who he joined in 1972). Roxy’s rise was meteoric, with the band being hailed as the stylistic influence of the early 1970’s. During the next 12 years, until 1983 when the band members went on a ‘long break’, Roxy Music released a series of international best selling albums, achieving ten UK top ten albums and touring extensively throughout the world. As a...


Jay Jay French - Episode 856

Steve Cooper talks with musician Jay Jay French. Jay Jay is best-known for being the founding member and lead guitarist for Twisted Sister. Twisted Sister are best-known for the hit songs We're Not Gonna Take It and I Wanna Rock. They have played over 9,000 shows in 34 countries and sold more than 20 million albums. He also is a columnist, author and motivational speaker who oversees licensing and intellectual property rights for the Twisted Sister brand and recently started a podcast called...


Lyrics Born - Episode 855

Steve Cooper talks with rapper Lyrics Born. From his Quannum Projects debut with Latyrx (1997’s The Album), to 2003’s seminal solo album Later That Day, he has consistently pushed the boundaries of his craft. His latest project, Quite A Life, is like the exclamation point on his milestone year. As the first Asian-American to release a greatest hits compilation, he’s pumped out multiple smash singles throughout his career. From Callin’ Out and I Like It, I Love It to I Changed My Mind and...


Gary Numan - Episode 854

Steve Cooper talks with musician Gary Numan. Gary is most widely known for his chart-topping 1979 hits Are ‘Friends’ Electric? (when in Tubeway Army) and Cars. He achieved his peak of mainstream popularity in the late 70s and early 80s but maintains a loyal cult following. His signature sound consists of heavy synthesizer hooks fed through guitar effects pedals, is considered a pioneer of commercial electronic music. He has sold over 10 million records in his career and just released his...


Little Steven Van Zandt - Episode 853

Steve Cooper talks with musician/writer/producer/actor Little Steven. Little Steven is best known for being a guitarist and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band. After creating the “Jersey Shore” sound with the Asbury Jukes he became a founding member of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, and went on to become a successful solo artist in his own right recording and performing solo with his band Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul. As a songwriter his...


Matthew Del Negro - Episode 852

Steve Cooper talks with actor Matthew Del Negro. Matthew is best known for his co-starring and recurring roles in The Sopranos, The West Wing, Goliath, Scandal, Teen Wolf and the Showtime series The United States of Tara and City on a Hill. He has also been seen in movies and TV shows such as Magnum P.I., Rizzoli & Isles, Criminal Minds, Saving Lincoln, The Good Wife, L.A. Noire, Lie to Me, CSI: Miami, Beautiful People, The North End, Elementary and many more. He wrote the popular book...


Andy Scott - Episode 851

Steve Cooper talks with musician Andy Scott. Andy is best known for being the lead guitarist and a backing vocalist in the band Sweet. Sweet is a British glam rock band that rose to worldwide fame in the 1970s. They first achieved success in the UK charts, with thirteen Top 20 hits during the 1970s alone, with Block Buster (1973) topping the chart, followed by three consecutive number two hits). The band turned to a more hard rock style with their mid-career singles, like 1974's Turn it...


Alexi Lalas - Episode 850

Steve Cooper talks with soccer player/commentator Alexi Lalas. Alexi is best known as a standout defender on the U.S. Men’s National Team during the 1994 World Cup, and was also a member of the 1992 U.S. Olympic Team and the 1998 World Cup squad. He is a member of the National Soccer Hall of Fame and one of the sport’s most recognizable personalities. One of the first signings for Major League Soccer, he began his MLS career with the New England Revolution and went on to play for the...


Clem Burke - Episode 849

Steve Cooper talks with musician Clem Burke. Clem is best known for being the drummer for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame members Blondie. Blondie emerged as the great pop icons of New York’s celebrated late ’70s new wave punk scene and achieved commercial success in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s with number 1 hit singles Atomic, Heart of Glass, Sunday Girl, Call Me, Rapture, and The Tide is High. During periods of inactivity with Blondie during the 1980s and 1990s, he played with a number of...


Julia Duffy - Episode 848

Steve Cooper talks with actor Julia Duffy. Julia is best known for playing Stephanie Vanderkellen on the hit TV series Newhart from 1983 to 1990. (The role garnered her seven Primetime Emmy Award nominations.) Following the conclusion of Newhart, she continued to work in television, playing the original Maggie Campbell on Baby Talk and Allison Sugarbaker on Designing Women. In the 2000s, she appeared in guest roles on Reba and Drake & Josh, as well as having supporting roles in 2003's comedy...


Tony Hadley - Episode 847

Steve Cooper talks with musician Tony Hadley. Tony is best known for being the lead singer of Spandau Ballet. In the 80's they had a string of smash hits like To Cut a Long Story Short, Gold, Through the Barricades and True. (Which was number four on the US charts in late 1983.) He launched a solo career following the group's split in 1990 and returned to the band in 2009 but left again in 2017. He currently plays to sold out crowds around the world.


Glen Matlock - Episode 846

Steve Cooper talks with musician Glen Matlock. Glen is best known as one of the founding members of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees the Sex Pistols. After the Sex Pistols split in 1978 he appeared with Iggy Pop, touring throughout 1979 and playing on his Soldier album. He later guested on records by the likes of Ian Hunter (Mott the Hoople), Frank Black (Pixies) and Primal Scream before signing to Alan McGee’s Creation Records in 1995. 1996 saw him team up with the reunited Sex...


Rich Wilkes - Episode 845

Steve Cooper talks with screenwriter Rich Wilkes. Rich has written the movies Airheads, xXx, The Dirt and The Jerky Boys to name a few. He also wrote and directed Glory Daze and wrote and stars in the documentary Punk Like Me.