Michael Ian Black

Michael Ian Black

Update: 2018-07-31
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Comedian, actor and author Michael Ian Black sits down for a no-agenda talk about:

  • Podcasting
  • Fame
  • Obscurity
  • Comedians
  • Twitter
  • Getting arrested
  • Amusement park rides
  • Marriage and family
  • His challenging childhood
  • How he's funny - but actually very serious
  • The Jim Gaffigan Show, Wet Hot American Summer, Seth Meyers and more!

Hang out with us for an hour and get to know the REAL Michael Ian Black.

 

WATCH THIS VIDEO:

I did a mini video Q&A with Michael + you can see it on my new YouTube channel - youtube.com/reallyfamous

 

MICHAEL'S REACTION:

What does he say about this podcast episode? Check it out here.

https://youtu.be/zUBoMA6UdqA

 

GAZE AT PHOTOS:

Check us out recording this episode - http://reallyfamouspodcast.com/michael-ian-black/go

 

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EVERYTHING YOU WANT TO KNOW - OR DO:

- Buy Michael Ian Black's book, I'm Sad.

- Listen to Michael Ian Black's podcast, How to Be Amazing.

- Listen to his other podcast, Obscure.

- Read my New York Times piece about Jim Gaffigan's Sunday Routine.

- Follow Michael Ian Black on Twitter.

- Spread the word about Really Famous! Tell just 1, 2 or 5 friends today!

Inside Scoop - Get sneak peeks at reallyfamouspodcast.com/be-an-insider.

 

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This episode was recorded at RIU Plaza New York Times Square.

Thank you, RIU! #itsriutime

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Shout-out to JONES FAMILY FARMS in Connecticut, where I try to go every summer for phenomenally good, pick-your-own blueberries.

 

Connect with me!

Twitter - @kara1to1

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Email - click here

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Celebrity interview by Kara Mayer Robinson

Music - Take a Chance by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech - Creative Commons

 

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Eric Bogosian Bonus

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Tony Goldwyn
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Tony Goldwyn

2019-01-1401:12:31

Polly Draper
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Polly Draper

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The Danny Aiello Interview
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The Danny Aiello Interview

2018-12-2400:47:48

Adam Stephenson
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Adam Stephenson

2018-12-1700:56:39

Tim Daly is back for a new conversation!
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Sela Ward
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Sela Ward

2018-12-0300:51:43

Peter Horton
It's the man behind Grey's Anatomy! And thirtysomething's Gary Shepherd! And now this new drama on NBC... Have you been watching New Amsterdam, the hospital drama on Tuesday nights after This Is Us? That's Peter Horton's show! He's the executive producer and he's one busy man. But I'm lucky. He's a really, really nice guy. And so we had this really cool conversation in his post-production office in LA, in the middle of a crazy day producing New Amsterdam, between the dozens of demands coming at him from all directions. You'll hear Peter Horton and I break down: Producing his TV series, New Amsterdam What an executive producer does Being Gary Shepherd on thirtysomething Children of the Corn and Side Out Shooting television in Los Angeles Our defense mechanisms Sending our daughters off to college Unexpected encounters The magnetism of technology Why Peter didn't want to be an actor What life is all about   Hang out with us for an hour. You'll feel like Peter's an old friend. And you'll probably wish he was in your friend circle. (I sure do.)   # EXTRAS: Behind-the-scenes photos: https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/now/peter-horton   Join my special insider group: http://eepurl.com/dnbUWL   Donate to Really Famous podcast and get major appreciation from me: https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/donate   Watch me interview Peter Horton on VIDEO (available November 29!): https://youtu.be/SWt1fjTtD_Y   My deep-dive talk with Timothy Busfield: https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/tim-bus   Give a gift of Really Famous: https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/donate   I want to interview ... YOU! (Or someone you know.) Want to do something spectacular for someone in your life? Give them an episode of Really Famous (for their own private collection...or yours!). I'll interview anyone you like -- your family member, friend, colleague, you -- and package it as a podcast episode. It won't air on Really Famous, but you'll have a major keepsake -- forever. Get started here: https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/donate   #   Say hi on social media. Share your thoughts with me - and everyone! Twitter: @kara1to1 https://twitter.com/kara1to1 Instagram:  @reallyfamouspodcast https://www.instagram.com/reallyfamouspodcast/ Facebook:   @karamayerrobinson https://www.facebook.com/karamayerrobinson # Celebrity interview by Kara Mayer Robinson. Music - Take a Chance by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech - Creative Commons

Peter Horton

2018-11-2601:07:06

Erich Bergen
Actor Erich Bergen, who plays Blake on the popular CBS TV series Madam Secretary and is a master stage performer and musician (Waitress, Jersey Boys), hangs out in his New York City apartment and analyzes people, life and performance.   You'll hear: Behind-the-scenes details on Madam Secretary, Tim Daly, Tea Leoni and Lou Gossett, Jr. Erich's pet peeves Why spelling matters How holding a microphone impacts how we act Reality TV Watching people's therapy sessions Performer's high Performer's low Why Erich is private about his personal life The flaw in the term "broken family" What Erich did in college (Hint: It's VERY relevant to this podcast.) BONUS! You'll also hear his brand-new singles, Running Through the Night and Better in the Dark ... right here! # EXTRAS: Behind-the-scenes photos (with the Michael Jackson coaster): https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/now/erich-bergen   Join my special insider group! http://eepurl.com/dnbUWL   Donate to Really Famous podcast and get major appreciation from me: https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/donate   Score a Really Famous interview with me: http://eepurl.com/dLXpZY   My interview with Tim Daly: https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/tim-daly My article with Madam Secretary's original costume designer, Amy Roth: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/is-why-madam-secretarys-tea-734321   My Nathan Fillion article in Time Out New York (mentioned in my intro): https://www.timeout.com/newyork/film/gyn-of-the-times   Watch Erich Bergen's new music video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BnR32GbTDLQ #  I want to interview ... YOU! (Or someone you know.) Want to do something spectacular for someone in your life? Give them an episode of Really Famous (for their own private collection...or yours!). I'll interview anyone you like -- your family member, friend, colleague, you -- and package it as a podcast episode. It won't air on Really Famous, but you'll have a major keepsake -- forever. Get started here: http://eepurl.com/dLXpZY # Say hi on social media. Share your thoughts with me - and everyone! Twitter: @kara1to1 https://twitter.com/kara1to1 Instagram:  @reallyfamouspodcast https://www.instagram.com/reallyfamouspodcast/ Facebook:   @karamayerrobinson https://www.facebook.com/karamayerrobinson # Celebrity interview by Kara Mayer Robinson. Music - Take a Chance by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech - Creative Commons

Erich Bergen

2018-11-1901:19:57

Elisabeth Röhm
You know her voice. Now hear her wisdom! Law & Order, American Hustle and The Oath actor Elisabeth Röhm shares ups and downs, what she's learned + why she may have a bonus career as a motivational speaker. It's two east-coast women hanging out in Elisabeth Rohm's west-coast home. Check out what happens! You'll hear about: Law & Order Sam Waterston's advice What you don't know about Jerry Orbach American Hustle Auditioning for David O. Russell Sarah Lawrence Uta Hagen Life lessons from mom Making friends New Yorkers Dusseldorf Getting fired from One Life to Live Getting hired on Law & Order Being a full-time mom AND a working mom Life after divorce IVF Giftbags and takeaways       # EXTRAS: Behind-the-scenes photos: https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/now/elisabeth-rohm   Join my special insider group! http://eepurl.com/dnbUWL   Donate to Really Famous podcast and get major appreciation from me: https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/donate   Watch me interview Elisabeth Rohm on VIDEO (available November 15!): https://youtu.be/EaI8ZV7Y_Is   #  I want to interview ... YOU! (Or someone you know.) Want to do something spectacular for someone in your life? Give them an episode of Really Famous (for their own private collection...or yours!). I'll interview anyone you like -- your family member, friend, colleague, you -- and package it as a podcast episode. It won't air on Really Famous, but you'll have a major keepsake -- forever. Get started here: http://eepurl.com/dLXpZY # GET A FREE WEEK OF THERAPY From our sponsor, BetterHelp: Convenient, affordable, private online counseling. Anytime, anywhere. To get your free trial, click here.    # Say hi on social media. Share your thoughts with me - and everyone! Twitter: @kara1to1 https://twitter.com/kara1to1 Instagram:  @reallyfamouspodcast https://www.instagram.com/reallyfamouspodcast/ Facebook:   @karamayerrobinson https://www.facebook.com/karamayerrobinson # Celebrity interview by Kara Mayer Robinson. Music - Take a Chance by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech - Creative Commons

Elisabeth Röhm

2018-11-1201:14:42

The Cesar Millan Interview
In a surprisingly candid and in-depth interview, Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan shares his incredible story of coming to the US from Mexico when he was young, had no money and didn't speak a word of English. He opens up about his family, his dreams and his struggles. You'll hear how he: honed his skills and understanding of dogs became a celebrity dog walker launched a television career lost his money got married and later divorced raised two sons hit the lowest point in his life found inspiration again and became the most famous dog trainer and dog guru on the planet. But wait, there's more! Listen to the Cesar Millan BONUS episode here.   #   EXTRAS! Photos of Cesar, me, Junior and Benson Bonus Video - Quickie Q&A with Cesar Extra Video Clip - Cesar's reaction to this interview One More Video Clip - Me getting ready to meet Cesar (in a wrinkly top) # Join me! Join my special insider group: http://eepurl.com/dnbUWL Donate to Really Famous podcast and get major appreciation: https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/donate # I want to interview ... YOU! (Or someone you know.) Want to do something spectacular for someone in your life? Give them an episode of Really Famous (for their own private collection...or yours!). I'll interview anyone you like -- your family member, friend, colleague, you -- and package it as a podcast episode. It won't air on Really Famous, but you'll have a major keepsake -- forever. Get started here: http://eepurl.com/dLXpZY   # Big thanks to our sponsors, Fresh Patch and Pet Playgrounds! Learn more about Cesar's dog training programs, live performances, pet resort and pet products at Cesar's Way. # Thank you to Jaimie, Pat, Bob and my other Patreon supporters! Thanks for your encouragement and support. Want to be a super-appreciated patron? Go here: https://www.patreon.com/reallyfamous # Say hi on social media. Share your thoughts with me - and everyone! Twitter: @kara1to1 https://twitter.com/kara1to1 Instagram:  @reallyfamouspodcast https://www.instagram.com/reallyfamouspodcast/ Facebook:   @karamayerrobinson https://www.facebook.com/karamayerrobinson ## Celebrity interview by Kara Mayer Robinson. Music - Take a Chance by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech - Creative Commons

The Cesar Millan Interview

2018-11-0501:16:29

The Kara Mayer Robinson interview. By Peter Hermann.
In a Really Famous podcast twist, Peter Hermann is my guest host. And I am the guest. Let's see what happens... # GET A FREE WEEK OF THERAPY From our sponsor, BetterHelp: Convenient, affordable, private online counseling. Anytime, anywhere. To get your free, one-week trial with a licensed therapist online, click here. BetterHelp offers: Unlimited, affordable, convenient, secure, private counseling 4 communication modes: text, chat, phone and video Start communicating with your therapist within 24 hours Easily change counselors if needed Available worldwide You must be 18 or older. To get your free trial, click here.  # This episode was recorded at RIU Plaza New York Times Square. Thank you, RIU! #itsriutime # EXTRAS: Behind-the-scenes photos: https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/now/kara   Join my special insider group! http://eepurl.com/dnbUWL   Donate to Really Famous podcast and get major appreciation from me: https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/donate   Listen to the original Peter Hermann podcast interview:  https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/now/peter-hermann Watch me interview Peter Hermann on video: https://youtu.be/6UlrsJJ0M4s   My HILARIOUS chat with Miriam Shor, aka Diana Trout, Peter's Younger co-star.   My revealing conversation with Debi Mazar, aka Maggie, also Peter's Younger co-star.   Buy Peter's new book, If the S in Moose Comes Loose.   For all this and more, visit reallyfamouspodcast.com/now/peter-hermann. #   I want to interview ... YOU! (Or someone you know.) Want to do something spectacular for someone in your life? Give them an episode of Really Famous (for their own private collection...or yours!). I'll interview anyone you like -- your family member, friend, colleague, you -- and package it as a podcast episode. It won't air on Really Famous, but you'll have a major keepsake -- forever. For details, email me at reallyfamouspodcast@gmail.com. #   Thank you to my Patreon supporters! Thanks for your encouragement and for supporting the show on Patreon. Want to be a super-appreciated patron? Go here: https://www.patreon.com/reallyfamous # Say hi on social media. Share your thoughts with me - and everyone! Twitter: @kara1to1 https://twitter.com/kara1to1 Instagram:  @reallyfamouspodcast https://www.instagram.com/reallyfamouspodcast/ Facebook:   @karamayerrobinson https://www.facebook.com/karamayerrobinson # Celebrity interview by Kara Mayer Robinson. Music - Take a Chance by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech - Creative Commons
Sharon Lawrence
It's NYPD Blue's Sylvia Sipowicz! Yes, the woman whose provocative scenes were a major part of this groundbreaking, iconic TV series. But wait! Sharon has also been a constant presence on television since then, in shows like: Shameless How to Get Away with Murder The Ranch Me, Myself and I Queen Sugar Rizzoli & Isles Drop Dead Diva One Tree Hill Monk Desperate Housewives Ladies Man Fired Up and now! Dynasty. Yes, Dynasty. It's a new, updated version and you can see her on the October 26 episode on the CW. You'll hear Sharon, who's also on the board of the SAG-AFTRA Foundation, reflect on: provocative TV landing her famous gigs moving from small-town to big-city life her husband, parents, in-laws and friends life, love and acting fax machines, ticker tape and "the breakdown" Enjoy!   BIG THANKS to Carson Beck for recording this episode at his stellar soundBOX Studio City. For more on soundBOX, go to soundbox.la. # EXTRAS: Behind-the-scenes photos of Sharon + me recording this episode: https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/now/sharon-l    Get inside scoop from me! https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/be-an-insider/   Donate to Really Famous podcast and get major appreciation from me: https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/donate   Watch Sharon Lawrence in Dynasty:  http://www.cwtv.com/shows/dynasty/view-in-app/es5   Look for Sharon in the new film Killing Eleanor (coming soon).    #   I want to interview ... YOU! (Or someone you know.) Want to give the gift of a Really Famous episode? I'll interview anyone you like -- your family member, friend, colleague, you -- and package it as a podcast episode. It won't air on Really Famous, but you'll have a major keepsake -- forever. For details, email me at reallyfamouspodcast@gmail.com. #   Thank you to Julie, Kahani, Lindsay, Yvette and those of you who'd rather get fussed over publicly (yet are important to me and the show). You're so very much appreciated -- all of you! Thanks for your encouragement and for supporting the show on Patreon. Want to be a super-appreciated patron? Go here: https://www.patreon.com/reallyfamous # Say hi on social media. Share your thoughts with me - and everyone! Twitter: @kara1to1 https://twitter.com/kara1to1 Instagram:  @reallyfamouspodcast https://www.instagram.com/reallyfamouspodcast/ Facebook:   @karamayerrobinson https://www.facebook.com/karamayerrobinson # Celebrity interview by Kara Mayer Robinson. Music - Take a Chance by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech - Creative Commons

Sharon Lawrence

2018-10-2200:50:37

Patrick Fabian
Better Call Saul star Patrick Fabian and I get into the groove! Patrick, of course, plays sharply-dressed and sharp-thinking Howard Hamlin of the law firm Hamlin, Hamlin and McGill. He's also been in 137 TV shows and movies! Like Scandal, Grey's Anatomy, Castle, Beverly Hills 90210, Desperate Housewives, Will and Grace and more. You'll hear: What people do to Patrick at airports  How becoming a dad moved him Why turning 40 shifted his perspective What makes the hair on his arms stand up Why he's like Kevin Bacon, in my opinion Why he loves the entertainment industry Being a working actor in Hollywood Getting nervous His approach to social media A Better Call Saul analysis Whether Howard is likable or a jerk After this, you'll feel like you know Patrick. And you'll feel good about it. # EXTRAS: Watch a bonus VIDEO Q&A with Patrick (available Wednesday night!): https://youtu.be/Od9BxwOAAcc    See behind-the-scenes photos of Patrick and me in Beverly Hills: https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/now/fabian   My conversation with Rhea Seehorn, aka Kim Wexler, Patrick's Better Call Saul co-star:  https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/rhea-seehorn/go   My conversation with Michael McKean: https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/michael-mckean   Get inside scoop from me! https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/be-an-insider/   Donate to Really Famous podcast and get major appreciation from me: https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/donate   Watch Patrick star in DriverX: http://www.drvrx.com/ # Say hi on social media. Share your thoughts with me - and everyone! Twitter: @kara1to1 -  https://twitter.com/kara1to1 Instagram:  @reallyfamouspodcast  - https://www.instagram.com/reallyfamouspodcast/ Facebook:   @karamayerrobinson  - https://www.facebook.com/karamayerrobinson # Today's episode is sponsored by ... ME! For a limited time, you can give the gift of a Really Famous-style interview. I'll interview whoever you like -- your family member, friend, colleague, you -- and you'll have a major keepsake. For more info, email me at reallyfamouspodcast@gmail.com. # Thank you to Jaime, Bob and Pat. You are amazing. Thanks for your encouragement and for supporting the show on Patreon. # Celebrity interview by Kara Mayer Robinson. Music - Take a Chance by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech - Creative Commons  

Patrick Fabian

2018-10-0901:10:241

Michael Carbonaro
Comedian, TV host, illusionist Michael Carbonaro gives a behind-the-scenes look at his hidden camera television series, The Carbonaro Effect. PLUS. You'll get an inside look at who he really is in real life. HINT: It's intense! By the end of this interview, you'll feel like you know Michael Carbonaro personally. AND. There's a backstory here. This podcast interview was a video interview. But THEN. It was flagged. You'll find out why. # EXTRAS: My "controversial" Michael Carbonaro video that was, in my humble opinion, improperly flagged on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tKGs9qc61uQ&feature=youtu.be   Behind-the-scenes photos of Michael Carbonaro and me at TruTV: https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/now/carbonaro   Get inside scoop. https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/be-an-insider/   Donate to Really Famous podcast and get major appreciation from me: https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/donate   RATE and Review Really Famous on this very podcast app you're using. THANK YOU! It really helps!   # Say hi on social media. Share your thoughts with me - and everyone! Twitter: @kara1to1 -  https://twitter.com/kara1to1 Instagram:  @reallyfamouspodcast  - https://www.instagram.com/reallyfamouspodcast/ Facebook:   @karamayerrobinson  - https://www.facebook.com/karamayerrobinson   #   Celebrity interview by Kara Mayer Robinson. Music - Take a Chance by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech - Creative Commons

Michael Carbonaro

2018-09-2600:41:06

Mario Van Peebles.
Wow, Mario Van Peebles is very wise! And he really likes to philosophize. First... I met up with the accomplished actor, writer, director, producer in Los Angeles. Then... Last weekend, I caught up with Mario at his hotel in New York, where he was premiering his new movie, Armed. You'll hear us in both places. If you want to know the man behind... Bloodline Lost Sons of Anarchy Empire Damages Heartbreak Ridge New Jack City 21 Jump Street LA Law And dozens of other hits You'll love our intimate, in-depth, candid celebrity interview. # EXTRAS: BONUS CLIP: Mario Van Peebles does a deep dive on his iconic movie New Jack City. https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/now/mario-van-peebles   Behind the scenes: https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/now/mario-van-peebles   Get inside scoop from me! https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/be-an-insider/   Donate to Really Famous podcast and get major appreciation from me: https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/donate   Go see Mario's new movie, Armed. http://www.armedmovie.com/   # Say hi on social media. Share your thoughts with me - and everyone! Twitter: @kara1to1 -  https://twitter.com/kara1to1 Instagram:  @reallyfamouspodcast  - https://www.instagram.com/reallyfamouspodcast/ Facebook:   @karamayerrobinson  - https://www.facebook.com/karamayerrobinson # Get a free week of therapy: From our sponsor, BetterHelp. Convenient, affordable, private counseling online. Anytime, anywhere. To get your free trial, click here: https://www.betterhelp.com/reallyfamous # Celebrity interview by Kara Mayer Robinson Music-Take a Chance-Kevin MacLeod-incompetech-Creative Commons

Mario Van Peebles.

2018-09-1700:48:31

Peter Hermann Part 2
We ran out of time. So Peter came back. And we talked...and talked...and talked... This is Part 2. Listen to Part 1 here if by chance you missed it. GOOD NEWS: There will be a Part 3. In Part 3, Peter is the interviewer ... and I'm on the hot seat. SUBSCRIBE NOW and you'll get it first. I'll be honest. This was one of my favorite conversations of all time. I felt a little guilty asking Peter to come back, but I couldn't resist. I hope you have a blast getting to know him even more than you did in the last episode. What a great guy. Do you like this interview? PLEASE SHARE it. Rate and review it. Share a link with a friend. Post a comment on Instagram or Twitter or Facebook. I REALLY appreciate your help getting the word out about the show. # EXTRAS: My HILARIOUS chat with Miriam Shor, aka Diana Trout, Peter's Younger co-star. My revealing conversation with Debi Mazar, aka Maggie, also Peter's Younger co-star. Peter's List of Films - well, a partial list. Behind-the-scenes photos of Peter + me. Get inside scoop - directly from me. Donate - and get my major appreciation! Buy Peter's new book, If the S in Moose Comes Loose. Watch Younger on TV Land. For all this and more, visit reallyfamouspodcast.com/now/peter-hermann. # Say hi on social media. Share your thoughts with me - and everyone! Twitter - @kara1to1 Instagram - @reallyfamouspodcast Facebook - @karamayerrobinson # Thank you to: The RIU Plaza New York Times Square, where we recorded this episode. #itsriutime   # Celebrity interview by Kara Mayer Robinson Music - Take a Chance by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech - Creative Commons

Peter Hermann Part 2

2018-09-0301:26:08

Peter Hermann
Younger and Law & Order: SVU actor Peter Hermann and I get into the groove! You'll hear: Peter and I hit it off big time. You'll laugh + smile (a lot!) We gush about our favorite movies. Digressions! Tangents! We go majorly off-topic. Then he flips it on me. Suddenly its The Peter Hermann Show and I'm his first guest. In fact, we record an extra episode later, with Peter as host and me as guest. Subscribe to Really Famous now and get it as soon as it's released. Yes, we talk Younger, Charles, Liza, Maggie and whether he's #teamcharles or #teamjosh. But there's MORE TO THIS than I can reveal just yet. Listen to the show for more details. # EXTRAS: My HILARIOUS chat with Miriam Shor, aka Diana Trout, Peter's Younger co-star: https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/miriam-shor-1 My REVEALING conversation with Debi Mazar: https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/debi-mazar-1/go Peter's list of films. Well, a partial list: https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/now/peter-hermann Behind-the-scenes photos of Peter: https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/now/peter-hermann Get inside scoop from me! https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/be-an-insider/ Donate to Really Famous podcast and get major appreciation from me: https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/donate Buy Peter's book, If the S in Moose Comes Loose: https://www.amazon.com/If-S-Moose-Comes-Loose/dp/0062295101 Watch Younger now: http://www.tvland.com/shows/younger  # Say hi on social media. Share your thoughts with me - and everyone! Twitter: @kara1to1 -  https://twitter.com/kara1to1 Instagram:  @reallyfamouspodcast  - https://www.instagram.com/reallyfamouspodcast/ Facebook:   @karamayerrobinson  - https://www.facebook.com/karamayerrobinson # Thank you to: 1. Dann + Ellie. You are amazing. Thanks for your enthusiasm + for spreading the word on Twitter. 2. The RIU Plaza New York Times Square, where we recorded this episode. #itsriutime 3. Hotel Mediterraneo in Rome, for being a spectacular host. Special thanks to Gianfranco, Ciro, Albert and Roberto. # Sneak peeks: We bond over Boyhood. We deeply analyze films from The Incredibles to The Godfather Part 2. We talk Friday Night Lights, Parenthood, The Sinner, The Affair, Lost, Get Out. He questions my parenting. (Hint: It has to do with The Shining.) He shares how he met his wife, Law & Order: SVU star Mariska Hargitay. We fret over attention spans, iPhones and parenting. We try to get a grip on how planes and phones work. We ponder what to do when you tell yourself, "It's too late." Peter flips the interview back onto me. I give inside scoop on the therapist's perspective - BIG reveals! I also dish on being a writer. # Celebrity interview by Kara Mayer Robinson. Music - Take a Chance by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech - Creative Commons    

Peter Hermann

2018-08-2701:27:53

Rick Gonzalez
  Arrow star Rick Gonzalez and I laugh, analyze and dive deep on: Learning the craft of acting Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music and Art and Performing Art Playing the "perp" on the first season of Law and Order: SVU Being Rene Ramirez, aka Wild Dog, on Arrow Growing up in a Puerto Rican and Dominican neighborhood in Brooklyn Being a Latino actor ... and stereotypes Why he turned away from acting Falling off the rails Getting back on track Confidence Kanye West Rick's love life Being a dad Reconfirming his faith His cool, funky, inexpensive glasses Hang out with us for an hour and get to know the REAL Rick Gonzalez. # EXTRAS! Photos - See Rick and me recording this episode. Bonus video #1 - Watch Rick's Quickfire Q&A VIDEO. Bonus video #2 - Watch Rick's reaction to this interview. # Join me for a LIVE Facebook Q&A about this interview on a fun Arrow fan group. # I want to thank YOU on the show! If you have $3, join me at Patreon.com/reallyfamous and I'll send you my major gratitude. # GET A FREE WEEK OF THERAPY From our sponsor, BetterHelp: Convenient, affordable, private online counseling. Anytime, anywhere. To get your free, one-week trial with a licensed therapist online, click here. BetterHelp offers: Unlimited, affordable, convenient, secure, private counseling 4 communication modes: text, chat, phone and video Start communicating with your therapist within 24 hours Easily change counselors if needed Available worldwide You must be 18 or older. To get your free trial, click here.  # This episode was recorded at RIU Plaza New York Times Square. Thank you, RIU! #itsriutime # Inside Scoop - Get sneak peeks at reallyfamouspodcast.com/be-an-insider. # Connect with me: Twitter - @kara1to1 Instagram - @reallyfamouspodcast Facebook - @karamayerrobinson Email - click here # Celebrity interview by Kara Mayer Robinson Music - Take a Chance by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech - Creative Commons

Rick Gonzalez

2018-08-1401:16:52

Michael Ian Black
Comedian, actor and author Michael Ian Black sits down for a no-agenda talk about: Podcasting Fame Obscurity Comedians Twitter Getting arrested Amusement park rides Marriage and family His challenging childhood How he's funny - but actually very serious The Jim Gaffigan Show, Wet Hot American Summer, Seth Meyers and more! Hang out with us for an hour and get to know the REAL Michael Ian Black.   WATCH THIS VIDEO: I did a mini video Q&A with Michael + you can see it on my new YouTube channel - youtube.com/reallyfamous   MICHAEL'S REACTION: What does he say about this podcast episode? Check it out here. https://youtu.be/zUBoMA6UdqA   GAZE AT PHOTOS: Check us out recording this episode - http://reallyfamouspodcast.com/michael-ian-black/go   GET A FREE WEEK OF THERAPY: From our sponsor, BetterHelp: Convenient, affordable, private online counseling. Anytime, anywhere. To get your free, one-week trial with a licensed therapist online, click here. BetterHelp offers: Unlimited, affordable, convenient, secure, private counseling 4 communication modes: text, chat, phone and video Start communicating with your therapist within 24 hours Easily change counselors if needed Available worldwide You must be 18 or older. To get your free trial, click here.   # EVERYTHING YOU WANT TO KNOW - OR DO: - Buy Michael Ian Black's book, I'm Sad. - Listen to Michael Ian Black's podcast, How to Be Amazing. - Listen to his other podcast, Obscure. - Read my New York Times piece about Jim Gaffigan's Sunday Routine. - Follow Michael Ian Black on Twitter. - Spread the word about Really Famous! Tell just 1, 2 or 5 friends today! Inside Scoop - Get sneak peeks at reallyfamouspodcast.com/be-an-insider.   # This episode was recorded at RIU Plaza New York Times Square. Thank you, RIU! #itsriutime # Shout-out to JONES FAMILY FARMS in Connecticut, where I try to go every summer for phenomenally good, pick-your-own blueberries.   Connect with me! Twitter - @kara1to1 Instagram - @reallyfamouspodcast Facebook - @karamayerrobinson Email - click here # Celebrity interview by Kara Mayer Robinson Music - Take a Chance by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech - Creative Commons  

Michael Ian Black

2018-07-3101:12:43

Omar Epps
House, Shooter and Higher Learning actor Omar Epps talks family, fatherhood and fame. You'll hear us break down: From Fatherless to Fatherhood - Omar's honest, insightful memoir - pick up a copy now Shooter - watch it now on Netflix or USA Network House - watch it now on Amazon Being a dad Growing up without a dad Self-publishing - why he did it and why it's tough Mark Zuckerberg Social media, technology and society My unfair advantage as an interviewer # EXTRAS! Photos - See Omar and me recording this episode. Bonus video #1 - Watch Omar's Quickfire Q&A VIDEO. Bonus video #2 - Watch Omar's reaction to this interview. # GET A FREE WEEK OF THERAPY From our sponsor, BetterHelp: Convenient, affordable, private online counseling. Anytime, anywhere. To get your free, one-week trial with a licensed therapist online, click here. BetterHelp offers: Unlimited, affordable, convenient, secure, private counseling 4 communication modes: text, chat, phone and video Start communicating with your therapist within 24 hours Easily change counselors if needed Available worldwide You must be 18 or older. To get your free trial, click here.  #   This episode was recorded at RIU Plaza New York Times Square. Thank you, RIU! #itsriutime # Inside Scoop - Get sneak peeks at reallyfamouspodcast.com/be-an-insider. # Connect with Kara Twitter - @kara1to1 Instagram - @reallyfamouspodcast Facebook - @karamayerrobinson Email - click here # Celebrity interview by Kara Mayer Robinson Music - Take a Chance by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech - Creative Commons

Omar Epps

2018-07-1801:12:37

Aida Turturro
Original air date May 15, 2017 The Sopranos actress Aida Turturro invites me into her Montauk beach home. Pull up a chair and join us as we relax and Aida opens up about: James Gandolfini filming The Sopranos life love acting Italy dogs cousins John Turturro and Nick Turturro overcoming struggles fame money family being a Hollywood outsider More of Aida Turturro and Kara (photos, links, etc): https://www.reallyfamouspodcast.com/aida-turturro  Get a shout-out from Kara: Patreon.com/ReallyFamous Behind-the-scenes photos - ReallyFamousPodcast.com Support the show for $3 - Patreon.com/reallyfamous Insider news - ReallyFamousPodcast.com/be-an-insider Twitter - @kara1to1 Instagram - @reallyfamouspodcast Facebook - @karamayerrobinson Take our 2-minute survey -  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/XTFVN7L Talk to Kara - click here # GET A FREE WEEK OF THERAPY From our sponsor, BetterHelp: Convenient, affordable, private online counseling. Anytime, anywhere. To get your free, one-week trial with a licensed therapist online, click here. BetterHelp offers: Unlimited, affordable, convenient, secure, private counseling 4 communication modes: text, chat, phone and video Start communicating with your therapist within 24 hours Easily change counselors if needed Available worldwide You must be 18 or older. To get your free trial, click here.   # Celebrity interview by Kara Mayer Robinson Music-Take a Chance-Kevin MacLeod-incompetech-Creative Commons  

Aida Turturro

2018-07-1201:01:03

Joe Mantegna and Kirsten Vangsness
Iconic actor Joe Mantegna drops by for a sit-down with Kara to discuss: Criminal Minds The Simpsons - 27 years as the voice of Fat Tony The Godfather Part 3 Glengarry Glen Ross Al Pacino's best and worst movies Why Joe is Ricky and his wife is Lucy His daughters, Mia and Gia Italy, LA, Chicago Carroll O'Connor Seinfeld reruns Why people think he was in The Usual Suspects BONUS! You'll hear from Chazz Palminteri BONUS: You'll hear from Joe's Criminal Minds co-star Kirsten Vangsness. # EXTRAS! Photos - See Joe Mantegna, Kirsten Vangsness and Kara behind the scenes. Bonus video #1 - Watch Joe Mantegna's Quickfire Q&A VIDEO. Bonus video #2 - Watch Kirsten Vangsness talk Criminal Minds, her personal "bag of rocks" and what people don't know about her. Chazz Palminteri - Listen to Kara's interview with Chazz right now - reallyfamouspodcast.com/chazz-palminteri # GET A FREE WEEK OF THERAPY: From our sponsor, BetterHelp: Convenient, affordable, private online counseling. Anytime, anywhere. To get your free, one-week trial with a licensed therapist online, click here. BetterHelp offers: Unlimited, affordable, convenient, secure, private counseling 4 communication modes: text, chat, phone and video Start communicating with your therapist within 24 hours Easily change counselors if needed Available worldwide You must be 18 or older. To get your free trial, click here.   # Watch Joe in Criminal Minds - Saturdays and Mondays on WEtv Inside Scoop - Get sneak peeks at reallyfamouspodcast.com/be-an-insider. # This episode was recorded at RIU Plaza New York Times Square. Thank you, RIU! #itsriutime # Connect with Kara Twitter - @kara1to1 Instagram - @reallyfamouspodcast Facebook - @karamayerrobinson Email - click here # Celebrity interview by Kara Mayer Robinson Music - Take a Chance by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech - Creative Commons
Chris Lowell
The GLOW, Private Practice and Veronica Mars star - and Rob Lowe's doppelganger! - gets into the podcast groove and talks: Tim Daly and Taye Diggs Up in the Air The Help The Jinx Killing Eve Safe - with Dexter! Hair and makeup Looking like a grandpa His "Y2K fears of technology" Silver gelatin photography Why LA made him claustrophobic Victorian pageant parties Why he's in Florence, Italy, for a month Why SNL is the ONLY show he watches Live Aid New York How famous you should be - or feel - if you're a guest on Really Famous Why he says "I'll gladly ride those coattails as long as I can."   Stick around for the end! You'll be treated to TWO extra behind-the-scenes fun bits. Stay tuned! # Watch Chris in GLOW on Netflix now! Watch Kara's recommendations for Chris - Safe and Killing Eve. Snag Chris's photography - chrislowellphotography.com # EXTRAS! Photos - Chris dressed in a spiffy, spunky grandpa ensemble + Kara Video - See Chris do a rapid-fire mini interview Inside Scoop - Get sneak peeks at reallyfamouspodcast.com # This episode was recorded at RIU Plaza New York Times Square. Thank you, RIU! #itsriutime # More celebs you can get to know: Tim Daly - from Private Practice, natch! - reallyfamouspodcast.com/tim-daly   Diedrich Bader - a similarly philosophical thinker reallyfamouspodcast.com/diedrich-bader # Chat up REALLY FAMOUS on social media. Hashtag #reallyfamous Twitter - @kara1to1 Instagram - @reallyfamouspodcast Facebook - @karamayerrobinson Email - click here  ## Celebrity interview by Kara Mayer Robinson Music - Take a Chance - Kevin MacLeod - Incompetech - Creative Commons  

Chris Lowell

2018-06-2601:14:11

Rhea Seehorn
The Better Call Saul star kicks back with Kara and talks: Better Call Saul Breaking Bad Kim Wexler's ponytail Al Pacino's hair The Godfather Part 3 Getting recognized (or not) Getting married (or not) Planning her wedding (or not) Shopping for a wedding venue Auditioning Being directed Coming off the high from filming Better Call Saul Whitney Life of a freelancer Imposter syndrome This is one of those episodes that feels like you're hanging out with two old friends catching up on this, that and the other thing. Enjoy! # EXTRAS! Photos - Rhea and Kara in her hotel room Video - See Rhea Seehorn do a rapid-fire mini interview Inside Scoop - Get sneak peeks at reallyfamouspodcast.com #   Listen to interviews mentioned on this episode: Michael McKean aka Chuck McGill - reallyfamouspodcast.com/michael-mckean Zoe Lister-Jones from Whitney and Life in Pieces - reallyfamouspodcast.com/zoe-listerjones Annette O'Toole talks about watching Better Call Saul with her husband, Michael McKean - reallyfamouspodcast.com/annette-otoole # Chat up REALLY FAMOUS on social media. Hashtag #reallyfamous Twitter - @kara1to1 Instagram - @reallyfamouspodcast Facebook - @karamayerrobinson Email - click here   Watch Better Call Saul on AMC. New season starts August 6. Catch up on seasons 1-3 now on Netflix.   ## Celebrity interview by Kara Mayer Robinson Music - Take a Chance - Kevin MacLeod - Incompetech - Creative Commons  

Rhea Seehorn

2018-06-1301:05:19

Timothy Busfield
Actor + director Timothy Busfield stops by to have a chat about, oh, EVERYTHING. Like: The West Wing Designated Survivor This Is Us Thirtysomething Field of Dreams His wife, Melissa Gilbert Acting and directing Growing up Parenting Alcoholism And so much more. Love movies and television? You'll dig this episode! It's like a MASTERCLASS. You’ll learn ins and outs of acting, actors, directing, directors, scripts, dialogue and elements of a successful TV show or movie.  Tim also gets personal - about his father’s rejection, his mother’s alcoholism, and how much he adores being a parent and now a grandfather. This is me, after all. How could I not get personal?!? By the end of our intimate interview, you'll feel like you know Tim personally. # EXTRAS! Photos - See our fun and blurry behind-the-scenes pics! Bonus video #1 - Tim Busfield's Free Association Speed Round Bonus video #2 - See Tim say nice things about Really Famous. Thanks, Tim. Inside Scoop - Get Sneak Peeks at reallyfamouspodcast.com. See Tim in Designated Survivor - Wednesday at 10 | 9 c on ABC.   Big thanks to The Oasis at Death Valley for sponsoring this episode! Love Star Wars? For "May the 4th," they're offering an unofficial tour of Death Valley filming locations with special bookings. Visit oasisatdeathvalley.com/offers for details.   This episode was recorded at RIU Plaza New York Times Square. Thank you, RIU! #itsriutime   Contribute $3 to the show - Patreon.com/reallyfamous   Connect with Kara Twitter - @kara1to1 Instagram - @reallyfamouspodcast Facebook - @karamayerrobinson Email - click here     Celebrity interview by Kara Mayer Robinson Music-Take a Chance-Kevin MacLeod-incompetech-Creative Commons

Timothy Busfield

2018-05-0901:24:42

Jeremy Wade
He had malaria! He had no real job or home for almost 2 decades! And no, he wasn't plucked off a boat and given his plum gig hosting River Monsters and now Mighty Rivers on Animal Planet. Get to know Jeremy Wade, all the cool things he's done, and the scoop on how he got his nature show job. Hint: It wasn't easy.   The famous TV host and real-life celebrity also talks about: Getting malaria Living with no job or home What his parents thought about a "proper" career How he went from nothing to big time By the end, you'll know Jeremy Wade inside and out! # EXTRAS! Photos - Have a behind-the-scenes look! Video - Jeremy Wade's Speed Round Q&A Inside Scoop - Get Sneak Peeks at reallyfamouspodcast.com. Watch Jeremy Wade's Mighty Rivers - Sunday nights at 9 pm ET on Animal Planet.   Big thanks to Orvis for sponsoring this episode! Get free shipping at Orvis.com with the code FAMOUS - 'til May 14 Find a free Fly Fishing 101 class near you at Orvis.com/ff101   Love ya, Really Famous supporters! Shout-out to Yvette! Thanks for your support. Get your own shout-out - Patreon.com/reallyfamous   Connect with Kara Twitter - @kara1to1 Instagram - @reallyfamouspodcast Facebook - @karamayerrobinson Email - click here   This episode was recorded at RIU Plaza New York Times Square. Thank you, RIU!   Free GIVEAWAY Quick! Last chance to win 2 free tickets to The Sopranos Tour. Ends May 1. Enter at reallyfamouspodcast.com/giveaway.   Celebrity interview by Kara Mayer Robinson Music-Take a Chance-Kevin MacLeod-incompetech-Creative Commons

Jeremy Wade

2018-04-3001:11:54

Michael Imperioli
It's Christopher from The Sopranos, Eddie from Alex, Inc. Spider from Goodfellas and the author of a new coming-of-age novel, The Perfume Burned His Eyes. You'll hear Michael break down The Sopranos, what he learned from David Chase, behind-the-scenes secrets to his pivotal scene with Joe Pesci in the classic gangster film Goodfellas and his work with Spike Lee. He also gets personal! You'll learn why he stalked his wife, where he grew up and who he really is. Hint: It's not Christopher Moltisanti. ## Big thanks to our new sponsor, On Location Tours! Book a seat on The Sopranos Tour today at onlocationtours.com! ## Buy Michael's book, The Perfume Burned His Eyes. Watch Michael's new TV series, Alex, Inc.   EXTRAS! Photos of Michael Imperioli & Kara and Alex, Inc. Bonus Video - Twitter Q&A with Michael on The Sopranos Extra Video Clip - Michael's reaction to this interview One More Video Clip - Final scene of The Sopranos - Kara visits the scene of the crime (Holsten's).   Free GIVEAWAY! Enter to win 2 free tickets to The Sopranos Tour (by May 1) - reallyfamouspodcast.com/giveaway   More The Sopranos! My Aida Turturro interview My Tim Daly interview My Danny Aiello interview My Chazz Palminteri interview My Edie Falco piece in The New York Times My Edie Falco piece in The Wall Street Journal My Jamie-Lynn Sigler cover story for WebMD Magazine On Twitter, check out @TheSopranosClub and @TheSopranosShow   Get love Get a shout-out on the show - Patreon.com/reallyfamous   Connect with Kara Twitter - @kara1to1 Instagram - @reallyfamouspodcast Facebook - @karamayerrobinson Email - click here   Celebrity interview by Kara Mayer Robinson Music-Take a Chance-Kevin MacLeod-incompetech-Creative Commons

Michael Imperioli

2018-04-1801:02:04

Cesar Millan - Part 1
In a surprisingly candid and in-depth interview, Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan shares his incredible story of coming to the US from Mexico when he was young, had no money and didn't speak a word of English. He opens up about his family, his dreams and his struggles. Cesar talks about how he: honed his skills and understanding of dogs became a celebrity dog walker launched a television career lost his money got married and later divorced raised two sons hit the lowest point in his life found inspiration again and became the most famous dog trainer and dog guru on the planet. But wait, there's more! Stay tuned for the Cesar Millan BONUS episode, coming soon. # Big thanks to our sponsors, Fresh Patch and Pet Playgrounds! Visit FreshPatch.com and PetPlaygrounds.com. Learn more about Cesar's dog training programs, live performances, pet resort and pet products at Cesar's Way. ##  EXTRAS! Photos of Cesar, Kara, Junior and Benson Bonus Video - Quickie Q&A with Cesar Extra Video Clip - Cesar's reaction to this interview One More Video Clip - Kara getting ready to meet Cesar (with a wrinkly top)   Be a Really Famous Insider Get Kara's snazzy new newsletter - ReallyFamousPodcast.com/contact Donate $3 to the show - Patreon.com/reallyfamous   Connect with Kara Twitter - @kara1to1 Instagram - @reallyfamouspodcast Facebook - @karamayerrobinson Email - click here   Celebrity interview by Kara Mayer Robinson Music-Take a Chance-Kevin MacLeod-incompetech-Creative Commons  

Cesar Millan - Part 1

2018-04-0901:16:27

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Michael Ian Black

Michael Ian Black

kara mayer robinson and michael ian black