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Dec. 25, 2022

Clea Newman Soderlund and husband Kurt discuss Paul Newman

Newman, “The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Man” and the documentary series, “The Last Movie Stars”, with personal insights into Pauls’s character as an actor, as a man, and as a father, who Clea and her sisters must learn to …

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Nov. 15, 2022

Dick Wingate, music executive and innovator

Music industry executive and innovator, Dick Wingate, has worked with and developed major talents including Bruce Springsteen, Al Stewart, Elvis Costello, Aimee Mann, Muddy Waters, Pink Floyd, and Nick Lowe among others. Dick shares his experience as a project manager …

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Oct. 20, 2022

Joan Van Ark

Joan Van Ark has hundreds of outstanding credits on stage, screen and on TV, playing everyone from “Lady Macbeth” to Gloria Fisher on “The Young and the Restless”, but she is probably best remembered as Valene Ewing on Dallas and …

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Oct. 12, 2022

Chris Jagger wants to come to America

After months of trying we finally snagged a Jagger for the podcast. A talented and candid one too, whose autobiography "Talking to Myself" has just been published. He also discusses his animals, musical influences, growing up Jagger, and the video …

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Aug. 30, 2022

Actor, author, athlete, Adrienne Barbeau

Adrienne Barbeau’s career started with her Broadway debut playing Tevye’s daughter in “Fiddler on the Roof’, and went on to play such diverse roles as Rizzo in the original B-way production of “Grease” and Maude’s daughter Carol on TV. “Back …

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Aug. 18, 2022

Sally Taylor, talented singer, songwriter, artist, teacher, creator

Sally Taylor, daughter of James Taylor and Carly Simon, is a talented singer-songwriter, artist, teacher, and creator & facilitator of the Consenses Project. With candor and humor, she discusses dyslexia, her songwriting process, becoming a vegetarian, surviving a plane crash, …

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Aug. 7, 2022

Burt Ward, aka "Robin - Boy Wonder" on the Batman TV series

Burt Ward was a boy wonder, as a chess champion and speed reader, with a very high IQ, and is now an adult wonder as inventor of Gentle Giants Pet Food, which claims to increase pet longevity by up to …

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July 23, 2022

60s and 70s fashion model and photographer Pam Barkentin

With a fashion photographer father and a fashion model mother, Pam got to know the business early on, and as a teenager ended up on the covers, and inside many of the most esteemed fashion magazines. After retiring from modeling …

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June 30, 2022

Dave Mason of Traffic - "Feelin' Alright"

Over 50 bands and entertainers have covered Dave Mason's delicious pop hit from the 60s. "Feeling' Alright, which he wrote at age 19. He played on Hendrix's All Along the Watchtower and dozens and dozens of hits for everyone from …

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June 14, 2022

Jim Messina, for crying out loud! Poco, Loggins & Messina!

Jim Messina, for crying out loud! He offers an insider’s look at his role with Buffalo Springfield, as founder of Poco, Loggins and Messina, and more! Tens of millions of albums sold. Fantastic songwriting, producing and engineering credits for the …

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June 3, 2022

Legendary actress Ruta Lee

With over 2000 TV appearances and hundreds of movie credits, actress Ruta Lee personifies Hollywood royalty. She has appeared with every major star over the last 5 decades, including Clint Eastwood, Burt Reynolds, James Garner, Johnny Carson, Frank Sinatra, to …

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May 31, 2022

Bass player Chuck Wright of Quiet Riot and a lot more!

Bass player, Chuck Wright, almost an Air Force Pilot after 9 years at the Academy, formerly of Quiet Riot, on and off for 26 years, has toured with the greats from Alice Cooper, Slash, Gregg Allman, Ronnie Montrose, and Carmine …

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May 15, 2022

Steve Fosson, Founder of rock band of HEART

Great conversation with Steve Fosson, bass player and founder of Heart, about the bands beginnings, touring, Ann and Nancy Wilson, and his new new band "Heart by Heart" with other Heart alumni Michael Derosier, and amazing vocalist/wife, Somar Macek. Steve …

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May 13, 2022

Bob Ellis, powerful presence in the music business

Bob Ellis, former husband of Diana Ross and father to their most famous daughter, Tracee Ellis Ross, has been a powerful presence in the music business for decades managing the likes of Ron Wood, Chaka Khan, Billy Preston and the …

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May 12, 2022

Loretta Swit - actress (M*A*S*H) artist and animal activist

Loretta Swit, aka Margaret "Hot Lips" Hoolihan for all 11 seasons of M*A*S*H, is also an accomplished, author, watercolor and needlepoint artist as well as being a passionate animal rights activist. Who knew? That's why "Oh Brother" is the best …

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May 12, 2022

Deborah Bonham and Peter Bullick

Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham's singing sister Deborah Bonham and her virtuoso guitarist husband/bandmate Peter Bullick, discuss their famed roots and upcoming tour and new single, an Albert King cover of "Cant you see what you are doing to me". …

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April 19, 2022

Singer songwriter John Waite, of the "Babys" and "Bad English"

Singer songwriter John Waite, of the Babys and Bad English along with many solo albums, and numerous hits, such as "Missing You" and "When I See You Smile", talks passionately about songwriting, performing and the "knee jerk reaction to being …

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March 29, 2022

Colin Blunstone of the Zombies

Introducing Colin Blunstone, founder and singer/songwriter of the seminal British rock band of the 60s, The Zombies. Hits like "She's not there", "Tell her no", and "I love you" can be heard every day on numerous platforms, and their album …

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March 18, 2022

Dee Wallace, star of E.T. and 263 other film credits

Dee Wallace is a gifted actress with over 260 screen credits, as well as being inspiring and profound author, and speaker about the great potential in us all to realize our true selves. We interview her on the 40th anniversary …

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March 2, 2022

The one-of-a-kind, one-of-a-kind Sandra Bernhard

Trace and Miggs interview the irrepressible, multi-talented comedian, singer, author, actor, rocker, Sandra Bernhard, who has left her indelible persona on movies and shows such as King of Comedy, Roseanne, Late Night with David Letterman, American Horror Story, Hudson Hawk …

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March 1, 2022

Behind the scenes at the Westport Playhouse

Executive Director MIchael Barker, and Artistic Director Mark Lamos, of the famed Westport Playhouse, talk with Miggs and Trace about how the Playhouse survived after two years of the covid shutdown, and how plays are chosen and produced, with a …

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Feb. 24, 2022

Bill Briggs, keyboard player for legendary band The Remains

Trace and Miggs interview Bill Briggs, keyboard player for the legendary band "The Remains", who were chosen to open the Beatles on their last US tour.

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Feb. 19, 2022

Actress, humanitarian, survivor, Blanca Blanco

Trace and Miggs have a powerful conversation with the lovely, thoughtful and inspiring actress Blanca Blanco. Author of "Breaking the Mold", she is the survivor of abject poverty, abuse, anxiety, grief, racism, and if that wasn't enough, the Malibu fire …

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Feb. 13, 2022

Epicenter of the comedy universe, Barry Katz

The irascible, hilarious, and irrepressible guru of all things comedic, the great Barry Katz joins Trace and Miggs in their virtual lairs, to give an insider’s look and a master class in the comedy business and much, much more, with …

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