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Ep24 - The Unabomber
Ted Kaczynski was captured by the FBI after the longest Manhunt in history. They called him the Unabomber. Ted struck fear into the nation by delivering boxes by mail that contained bombs within. His distrust of the government and disdain for technology were the driving force in his mind to execute his deliveries. I dive into the show Manhunt: The Unabomber because it influence me to do this episode about Ted Kaczynski.
Ep23 - The Cleveland Browns
The Cleveland Browns were once a proud franchise delivering several championships to its dedicated fans. There was a resurgence in the 1980's behind quarterbacks Brian Sipe and Bernie Kosar, but the team fell short of their dream of making it to the Super Bowl. The franchise moved in 1994 when owner Art Modell decided that Baltimore would be the teams new home. Since the Browns return in 1999 there has been nothing but heartache for the fans. I rant and rave about the current state of my...
Ep22 - Robert Pattinson
The Robert Pattinson craze hit its zenith when the "Twilight" films reached the screen. His life changed forever. He came to regret taking the role that would place him among the most famous actors in the world. Would he ever shed the dreamy vampire image? Come join me in learning more about this underrated artist. His most recent project called "Good Time" may convince those skeptics that this actor is truly for real.
Ep21 - National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
It is no surprise that "Christmas Vacation" starring Chevy Chase is one of the most popular Christmas movies to watch during the holiday season. Clark W. Griswold and his family never fail to deliver in giving us the wonderful gift of laughter.
Ep20 - Chris Farley
Chris Farley is one of the funniest people I have ever seen. His personality was larger than life and it showed in his comedy. Saturday Night Live and Chris Farley were meant to be together. The characters that Chris created were indeed trademarks in the mid 1990's. He struggled with addiction and it ultimately got him in the end, but he left us some great memories. There are also many stories of Chris growing up in Wisconsin that are discussed in this episode. Join me and learn more about...
Ep19 - Gary Oldman Pt2
I continue discussing the life and career of Gary Oldman. His role in The Professional is without a doubt one of the best he has ever given. I touch on The Scarlett Letter, Air Force One and the rest of the films that prove just how talented this man is. Also a glimpse into his personal life about his father, alcoholism, and kids. Part 2 of this series on Gary Oldman. I hope you enjoy the show. Happy Thanksgiving!
Ep18 - Gary Oldman Pt1
Intense! Gary Oldman is described as a man on fire when he steps in front of the camera. He is not afraid to take his talent to the next level. Gary has shown amazing work in films that include Sid and Nancy, Prick up your Ears, State of Grace, JFK, True Romance, Dracula and Darkest Hour. It wasn't an easy road for Gary Oldman but whatever doesn't kill you makes you stronger. Join me in learning about this extremely talented and dedicated artist in this episode of The Actors Room. Part 1...
Ep17 - Acting 101
I put together an episode filled with comments, insight and advice from our favorite artists for your listening pleasure. Sit back...relax and enjoy this special edition of The Actors Room. Thanks once again for supporting this show.
Ep16 - River Phoenix
River Phoenix captured our hearts with his engaging talent and aura. His performances in Stand by Me, Running on Empty and My Own Private Idaho proved he was on his way to be one of the best. He was a devout advocate in the protection of animals and children. His childhood was interesting and I dive into how he broke into show business at an early age. Come and learn more about the young and talented man that left us way too soon.
Ep15 - Hitchcock/Psycho
Alfred Hitchcock is a man that redefined thrill and terror both on the screen and television. His recognizable image and voice were evident in his television show called "Alfred Hitchcock Presents." I discuss this mans early life, schooling and how he became one of the best directors of our time. I also touch on the ghoulish story of Edward Gein, who was the man that inspired many horror films. Join me in this special Halloween edition. I will talk about one of his greatest achievements in...
Ep14 - Stanley Kubrick
Stanley was a unique film director that brought us inspiration films such as A 2001 Space Odyssey, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, Lolita, Full Metal Jacket and Eyes Wide Shut. He gave a new meaning to the word perfection in his work. This is an intriguing man and artist that deserves the utmost recognition.
Ep13 - Laurence Olivier
Laurence Olivier is classified as the greatest English speaking actor of all time. His status is important in the acting world and should be discussed. Learn more about this artist that mastered Shakespeare and more.