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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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United States

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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!

Twitter:

@coopertalk

Language:

English


Episodes

Steve "Lips" Kudlow - Episode 840

2/26/2021
Steve Cooper talks with musician Steve "Lips" Kudlow. Lips is best known for being the lead singer and lead guitarist of the Canadian heavy metal band Anvil. Anvil was the subject of the critically acclaimed 2008 documentary Anvil! The Story of Anvil which brought the band renewed recognition. The band released their first album in 1981 and since then has recorded 17 more.

Duration:01:07:42

Bruce Vilanch - Episode 839

2/22/2021
Steve Cooper talks with comedy writer/songwriter/actor Bruce Vilanch. Bruce is a six-time Emmy Award-winner best known to the public for his four-year stint on Hollywood Squares, as a celebrity participant; behind the scenes he was head writer for the show. He has also written for the Academy Awards, the Tony’s, the Grammy’s and the Emmy’s. He began his writing career in the mid-1970s when he began writing articles for the entertainment section of The Chicago Tribune. During the early phase...

Duration:00:56:02

Dave "Snake" Sabo - Episode 838

2/13/2021
Steve Cooper talks with musician Dave "Snake" Sabo. Snake is lead guitarist, songwriter and co-founder for Skid Row. Skid Row's self titled debut album in 1989 sold over 5 million copies in the U.S. and had four singles accompanied by videos. (18 and Life, Youth Gone Wild, I Remember You and Pieces of Me.) Their follow up, "Slave to the Grind" was the first metal album to debut at number one on the charts. Since then they have recorded 5 albums and continue to tour the world.

Duration:01:08:36

Jon Reep - Episode 837

2/5/2021
Steve Cooper talks with stand-up comic/actor Jon Reep. Jon built a following through his hilarious comedy specials and as the winner of NBC’s fifth season of Last Comic Standing. He can currently be seen in Netflix’s Brad Paisley’s Comedy Rodeo and his new standup special on Amazon Prime Ginger Beard Man or his new standup album Ginger Pain. His hour standup special Jon Reep: Metro Jethro and his half hour standup special both aired on Comedy Central. He is also host of the popular podcast...

Duration:01:03:20

Rachel Bolan - Episode 836

1/31/2021
Steve Cooper talks with musician Rachel Bolan. Rachel is the bassist, songwriter and co-founder for Skid Row. Skid Row's self titled debut album in 1989 sold over 5 million copies in the U.S. and had four singles accompanied by videos. (18 and Life, Youth Gone Wild, I Remember You and Pieces of Me.) Their follow up, "Slave to the Grind" was the first metal album to debut at number one on the charts. Since then they have recorded 5 albums and continue to tour the world.

Duration:01:04:32

David Raymond - Episode 835

1/23/2021
Steve Cooper talks with thought leader/mascot David Raymond. David is best known for being the original Phillie Phanatic. During his 16 years performing as the Phanatic in 48 states and five countries, his charismatic showmanship carried the Philadelphia Phillies to World Series victories and unimagined levels of popularity, sparking a revolution in the mascot industry. Leveraging the unique lessons he learned from the inside out, He made a seamless transition as an entrepreneur into the...

Duration:01:06:57

John Waite - Episode 834

1/15/2021
Steve Cooper talks with musician John Waite. John began his career when he was tapped as bassist and lead vocalist for the Babys who rocketed to Top 20 chart positions with a pair of hits, Isn’t it Time from the band’s sophomore LP, Broken Heart in 1977 and the monster ballad, Every Time I Think of You off 1978’s Head First. After he parted ways with the band and embarked on a solo career he has released ten studio albums and is best known for the 1984 hit single Missing You, which reached...

Duration:01:05:35

Jim Vallely - Episode 833

1/8/2021
Steve Cooper talks with writer/producer Jim Vallely. Jim was a writer and consulting producer for Arrested Development, a multiple Emmy Award-winning television show and was an executive producer and co-creator of Running Wilde. He got his start being part of the popular comedy due The Funny Boys and then transitioned into writing. He wrote or produced for a number of TV series including The Golden Girls, The John Larroquette Show, My Wife and Kids, Ladies Man, Action and Two and a Half Men....

Duration:01:10:16

Alicia Coppola - Episode 832

1/4/2021
Steve Cooper talks with actor Alicia Coppola. Alicia has recently had co-starring, guest starring or recurring roles in shows such as Shameless, Why Women Kill, All Rise, Empire, The Rookie, The Young and the Restless, MacGyver and Designated Survivor. She also has starred on CBS’s Jericho and played the role of Lorna Devon on NBC’s long running soap opera Another World for which she was nominated twice and won the Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Younger Leading Actress. Other shows...

Duration:00:55:47

Corey Glover - Episode 831

12/27/2020
Steve Cooper talks with musician/actor Corey Glover. Corey is best known as the lead singer for the band Living Colour. Livng Colour has recorded 6 studio albums and rose to fame with their solo album Vivid which included the Grammy winning hit Cult of Personality. Corey has a current project with the band Soul Saver and has been involved with many other groups including Galactic, Ultraphonic and Soul Rebels Brass Band. He also is an actor who appeared in the Oscar winning movie Platoon and...

Duration:00:38:29

Tom Cochrane - Episode 830

12/15/2020
Steve Cooper talks with singer/songwriter Tom Cochrane. Tom is best known for his huge hit Life is a Highway and his work with Red Rider who found mass success from the song Lunatic Fringe. He is a recipient of 8 Juno Awards, and is a member of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame, Walk of Fame, a prestigious Officer of the Order of Canada, the Order of Manitoba, former Honorary Air Force Colonel in the 409 squadron, an honorary doctorate, a recent Diamond...

Duration:01:02:43

Daphne Maxwell Reid - Episode 829

12/9/2020
Steve Cooper talks with actor/photographer/designer Daphne Maxwell Reid. Daphne is best known for The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air in her role as the second Vivian Banks on the NBC sitcom. In 1969, Reid became the first African American woman to grace the cover of Glamour. She made her television debut in 1979 on the short-lived series, The Duke and also appeared on several episodes of the popular show WKRP in Cincinnati. Throughout the 1980s, she would appear on numerous hit television shows,...

Duration:00:44:08

Duncan Sheik - Episode 828

12/5/2020
Steve Cooper talks with musician Duncan Sheik. Duncan had a Top 20 hit with the song Barely Breathing from his 1996 eponymous debut. He had three more albums land on the Billboard 200 by the end of the next decade, including his fourth full-length, 2002's Daylight. After scoring his first feature-length film, 2004's A Home at the End his career turned toward Broadway with the success of 2006's Spring Awakening, a hit rock musical. It won him the Tony for Best Original Score as well as a...

Duration:00:57:34

Limahl - Episode 827

11/29/2020
Steve Cooper talks with musician Limahl. Limahl is best known for being the lead singer of the band Kajagoogoo who hit the top of the charts with their debut single Too Shy. After being unceremoniously kicked out of the band, he struck out on his own and re-emerged on the charts again with his first solo single, Only For Love which was followed up by NeverEnding Story. (The theme song from the hit film of the same name.) Since then he has been recording new music, touring, acting, appearing...

Duration:00:56:24

Evan Handler - Episode 826

11/22/2020
Steve Cooper talks with actor Evan Handler. Evan is best known for playing Harry Goldenblatt, husband of Charlotte York on Sex and the City and Charlie Runkle, Hank Moody's agent, on Californication and has been seen in various series such as Fosse/Verdon, Power, The Breaks, American Crime Story, The Astronaut Wives Club, Necessary Roughness, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, The West Wing and It's Like, You Know... His resume also includes movies like Taps, Ransom and The Three Stooges.

Duration:01:22:58

Steve Forbert - Episode 825

11/18/2020
Steve Cooper talks with musician Steve Forbert. Steve’s 1978 debut album proclaimed the singer-songwriter Alive on Arrival and indeed, the artist made a strong impression with a set of personal, sometimes gentle, musical reflections on life and love. He departed Mississippi for New York City in the mid-seventies and managed to carve out a niche in the vibrant club scene of the day, playing famous venues like Gerde’s Folk City and even CBGB’s. That heady period was captured on Alive on...

Duration:00:29:04

Kevin Rahm - Episode 824

11/14/2020
Steve Cooper talks with actor Kevin Rahm. Kevin is best known for his role as Ted Chaough on Mad Men and Mike B in Madam Secretary. He has been a co-star or a recurring character in many series including Lethal Weapon, Bates Motel, I Hate My Teenage Daughter, Desperate Housewives, Jesse and Judging Amy. He has guest starred in shows such as Ally McBeal, Grey's Anatomy, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Scrubs, CSI: Miami and The Mentalist to name a few.

Duration:00:59:59

Aldo Nova - Episode 823

11/10/2020
Steve Cooper talks with musician Aldo Nova. Aldo initially gained fame with his self-titled debut album Aldo Nova in 1982 which climbed to Billboard's number 8 position, and its accompanying single, Fantasy, which climbed to number 23 on the Billboard Hot 100. In addition,he produced some early Celine Dion albums. In 1996, he received a Grammy as producer for her Falling into You for Album of the Year. This year he announced that his rock opera would release in June 2020 under the name The...

Duration:01:03:38

William Bickley - Episode 822

11/5/2020
Steve Cooper talks with TV producer/writer William Bickley. William is best known for creating the hit sitcoms Family Matters and Step by Step. He also created the shows The Family Man and Getting By and has served as a writer or producer on various popular series including Room 222, Happy Days, The Partridge Family, What's Happening!!, Hangin' with Mr. Cooper and Perfect Strangers.

Duration:01:05:45

Gavin Rossdale - Episode 821

10/29/2020
Steve Cooper talks with musician Gavin Rossdale. Gavin is best known for being the front man of the rock band Bush. With a discography that includes such seminal rock albums as 1994’s 6x platinum-selling Sixteen Stone, ‘96’s triple-platinum-selling Razorblade Suitcase and ‘99’s platinum-selling The Science of Things, Bush has sold over 20 million records in the U.S. and Canada alone. They’ve also compiled an amazing string of 23 consecutive Top 40 hit singles on the Modern Rock and...

Duration:00:49:38