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The Gamut with Steve Belanger

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A wide-ranging weekly show featuring an assortment of one-on-one interviews with celebrities, experts, writers, comedians and anyone else with a good story to share. Steve is the quintessential jack-of-all-trades, master of none. He has been a corporate executive, stand-up comedian, professional actor, author and stay-at-home dad. He has worked with Oscar-winners, written countless scripts and performed comedy on the country’s most celebrated stages. He also spends a lot of time changing diapers.

A wide-ranging weekly show featuring an assortment of one-on-one interviews with celebrities, experts, writers, comedians and anyone else with a good story to share. Steve is the quintessential jack-of-all-trades, master of none. He has been a corporate executive, stand-up comedian, professional actor, author and stay-at-home dad. He has worked with Oscar-winners, written countless scripts and performed comedy on the country’s most celebrated stages. He also spends a lot of time changing diapers.
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A wide-ranging weekly show featuring an assortment of one-on-one interviews with celebrities, experts, writers, comedians and anyone else with a good story to share. Steve is the quintessential jack-of-all-trades, master of none. He has been a corporate executive, stand-up comedian, professional actor, author and stay-at-home dad. He has worked with Oscar-winners, written countless scripts and performed comedy on the country’s most celebrated stages. He also spends a lot of time changing diapers.

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English


Episodes

Myq Kaplan

7/30/2015
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Steve sits down with comedian Myq Kaplan. Myq is currently a finalist on the 10th season of America’s Got Talent and has appeared on Last Comic Standing, The Tonight Show, Comedy Central Presents, etc. They talk about religion, monogamy, veganism, drug-fueled spiritual adventures, hotel bathrobes, Steve’s fear of birthdays and a whole lot more. Follow Myq on Twitter @myqkaplan and check out http://myqkaplan.com for more info.

Duration: 01:10:00


Victor Levin

4/7/2015
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Steve chats with writer/director Victor Levin. He’s written for great TV shows Dream On, The Larry Sanders Show, Mad About You and Mad Men. He wrote and directed the wonderful new film 5 to 7 starring Anton Yelchin, Bérénice Marlohe, Glenn Close and Frank Langella. Follow Victor on Twitter @ZippyLevin and check out @5to7film

Brandt Tobler

3/23/2015
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Steve hangs out with comedian Brandt Tobler in his garage out in Hollywood. They talk about growing up in Wyoming, his run at the topof the Cheyenne Mallfia, and a Vegas backstory that isabsolutely insane. Brandt also gives Steve some life advice that everyone should follow. Follow Brandt on Twitter @brandttobler And for more info on his current 60-city Bad Decisions make Great Stories ComedyTour, go tohttp://brandttobler.com

Andy Ruther & Joe Praino

3/6/2015
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Andy Ruther & Joe Praino are comedians and hosts of Dirty Sports Podcast on Sideshow Network. We talked about who has the largest member in all of professional sports, how they grew such a devoted & loyal fan base, and their place in the comedy world. Andy talks about his work with the FratBoys of Comedy and his experience with severe brain trauma. Joe shares his story of the most heartbreaking showbiz fail I’ve heard in quite a while. Follow Andy @andyruther and Joe @fixyourlife And go to...

Chris Gethard

2/23/2015
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Chris Gethard is a very funny actor and comedian, who for almost four years now has been hosting The Chris Gethard Show on Manhattan cable access. It has a huge cult following and was picked up for a run on the new Fusion network. They talk about his battles with depression, the dangerous antics of his youth, his frustrating experience with near-success on Comedy Central, his bizarre face to face encounter with an internet commenter, how he found himself getting beat up in a muay thai gym,...

Tom Kenny

2/9/2015
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In in honor of the release of The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, Steve goes back to the archives for this great chat he had with Tom Kenny a while back. They discuss his lifelong dream of doing doing voicework, his early start in comedy, and of course how he landed the iconic role of the little yellow man himself, Spongebob Squarepants.

Mike DelGuidice

1/26/2015
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Steve sits down with musician Michael DelGuidice. Michael has been a musician almost his entire life. Self-taught on piano, guitars, bass and drums, he started playing piano bars when he was still in his teens. Through all those nights in the bars, everyone kept telling him he sounded exactly like Billy Joel, so he started up a Billy Joel tribute band called Big Shot. He thought he’d finally found the success he’d always been looking for, after years of ups and downs in the music biz. Then...

Curtis Armstrong

1/19/2015
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Steve sits down with actor Curtis Armstrong. Curtis is probably best known for his big breakthrough role in the film Risky Business and for playing the iconic “Booger" in Revenge of the Nerds. He was also in two of Steve's favorite flicks from the 80s, Better off Dead and One Crazy Summer by the amazing director Savage Steve Holland. He still keeps very busy with recurring roles on New Girl and American Dad. Plus the third season of the reality competition series King of the Nerds, which...

Peter Mehlman

1/8/2015
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Steve sits down with writer Peter Mehlman from the iconic TV sitcom, Seinfeld. Peter started off as a sports journalist at The Washington Post, made the move to television working for the great Howard Cosell on SportsBeat, wrote for all of the top magazines and after a chance encounter out in LA with fellow New Yorker Larry David, he began writing for one of the most successful sitcoms of all time, Seinfeld. He’s got a great new book out called It Won’t Always be This Great. Follow Peter...

Wayne Federman

1/6/2015
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Steve sits down with comedian Wayne Federman. Among his many accomplishments Wayne is a top-notch stand-up, was the head monologue writer for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon when it launched and starred in the great documentary I Am Road Comic. This is Steve’s most Gamut-running chat yet and quickly spirals out of control. At various points, Wayne diagnoses Steve with dementia, accuses him of being part of the New York crime syndicate and calls this the worst interview ever. Sadly all true to...

Sophie Venable & Joe Todaro

12/30/2014
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Steve sits down with advice guru Sophie Venable and L.A. comedian Joe Todaro. Sophie Venable is a pyschologist, a life coach and the host of the popular podcast right here on the Sideshow Network called MYLF Talk. That stands for Make Your Life Fabulous, and her mission is to help folks live more authentic and joyful lives with practical, soulful, straightforward advice. Up & coming comedian Joe Todaro will chat about open mics, getting jobs and the landscape in L.A. for standup comics...

Joe Sib & Barry Sanders

12/19/2014
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Steve sits down with punk rocker turned comedian Joe Sib and NFL legend Barry Sanders. Joe Sib might be best known to most folks for being in the California punk rock band Wax, but he’s also the co-founder of Side One Dummy Records and now has a burgeoning career in stand-up comedy and the world of storytelling. 1988 Heisman Trophy winner, 10-time Pro Bowler and 4-time NFL rushing leader Barry Sanders will talk about his illustrious career, his earlyish retirement at age 29, how the game...

Aisha Tyler & Dominique Wilkins

12/15/2014
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Steve sits down with actress/comedian Aisha Tyler & NBA legend Dominique Wilkins Aisha Tyler appears every day on CBS’ The Talk, voices superspy Lana Kane on FX’s Archer, hosts Whose Line Is It Anyway and her own popular podcast, Girl on Guy, and so much more. She talks about her unwillingness to grow up, the importance of owning your life and her status as the ultimate guy’s girl. Former NBA All-Star Dominique Wilkins talks about some his greatest rivalries on the court and the big health...

Valerie Azlynn & Emmitt Smith

12/8/2014
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Steve sits down with actress Valerie Azlynn and NFL legend Emmitt Smith. Valerie has been appearing on the TBS sitcom Sullivan & Son for the past three years. She talks about why she went into showbiz, her successful career and the childhood health scare that has driven her her entire life. Former Dallas Cowboy running back Emmitt Smith is the NFL’s all-time rushing leader. He talks about his legendary career, how he looks back on it and why he isn’t resting on his laurels. Follow Valerie...

Ike Barinholtz & Rachel Rosenthal

12/1/2014
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Steve sits down with actor/writer/comedian Ike Barinholtz from The Mindy Project and improviser/storyteller Rachel Rosenthal. Ike Barinholtz is probably best known for his five year stint on MADtv. He'll talk about getting his start on that sketch comedy series, making the transition from writing to acting on The Mindy Project, the worst audition he’s ever done and a whole lot more. Rachel Rosenthal is coming off a critically acclaimed appearance on our buddy Kevin Allison’s popular...

Dr Donna & James Young

11/25/2014
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Steve sits down with sports psychotherapist Dr. Donna Dannenfelser and television host James Young from the DIY Network. Dr. Donna Dannenfelser specializes in high-profile professional athletes, including their wives and families. If her story sounds familiar, it might be because they made a TV show out of her experiences called Necessary Roughness that ran for three years on USA Network. She talks about confidence on the field, football injuries, social issues in sports and the rash of...

Eddie Brill & Wil Wheaton

11/14/2014
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Steve sits down with comedian Eddie Brill and actor Wil Wheaton on this week’s episode. Eddie Brill is a top-notch stand-up comedian who performs all over the world. He is probably best known for being both the audience warmup and stand-up booker for The Late Show with David Letterman. He is also the Creative Director of The Great American Comedy Festival. Wil Wheaton found fame early in life starring in the hit film Stand By Me and the iconic TV series Star Trek: The Next Generation. He has...

Jason Jones, Joe Namath & Laurel House

11/10/2014
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Steve sits down with three great guests on this week’s episode. Jason Jones chats about his career, his gig on the The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and the interview for the show that got an Iranian journalist imprisoned and is the basis of Jon Stewart’s directorial debut, Rosewater. Then NFL great Joe Namath talks about his playing days, as well as his favorite show biz memories. And relationship guru Laurel House is back to tell us about what men (and women) are doing wrong in their...

Dennis Dugan

10/31/2014
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Steve sits down with actor/director Dennis Dugan. He is best known for his collaborations directing Adam Sandler in flicks like Happy Gilmore, Big Daddy, and Just Go With It, but he’s also done other great comedies. Plus he had a very successful career in television on shows like The Rockford Files, Hill Street Blues and Moonlighting. They talk about, his first big movie role, a crushing moment from his Moonlighting days, making the transition from acting to directing, his history with...

Jeanette Godoy & Andrew Furtado

10/23/2014
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Steve sits down with commercial and documentary filmmaker Jeanette Godoy. They talk about her great new film Free 2B Me, as well as her early life as a professional dancer and the surprising rap video she choreographed that skyrocketed her career (here's a hint - "Red beans and rice didn't miss her.") Then comedy filmmaker and podcast host Andrew Furtado stops by to talk about their shared collegiate past, working with Jay Mohr, Todd Glass & the folks at Funny or Die and his great new show...

Duration: 01:29:49

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