DBT0266: Scott Ryan – Thirtysomething at Thirty: An  Oral History
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DBT0266: Scott Ryan – Thirtysomething at Thirty: An Oral History

This is the longest interview I have ever done, all about the book Thirtysomething at Thirty. Of course that means the TV show Thirtysomething, which is about to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the show. In this episode, we chat with Scott Ryan, author of the book, and Richard Kramer, who wrote and produced the…

DBT0260: Scott Takeda (Actor)

DBT0260: Scott Takeda (Actor)

Scott Takeda is a TV and film actor, a self-described “banana” — yellow on the outside, white on the inside.¬†Scott says, “I thrive on TV/Film roles where things can turn from serious to funny or from pensive to awkward. For me, balancing an emotional tightrope of twists and turns is not just a matter of…

DBT 0259: William Daniels – There I Go Again
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DBT 0259: William Daniels – There I Go Again

One of the most accomplished actors on TV, especially in the 80s and 90’s, William Daniels is one determined man. He has accomplished so much on Broadway and on three television series, and now is in his 90s. He has had three very successful TV shows — St. Elsewhere, Boy Meets World, and Knight Rider,…

DBT 0258: Ed Asner – A Man and His Prostate
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DBT 0258: Ed Asner – A Man and His Prostate

What can you say about a man who is so well known? so talented? 363 credits on IMDB? Absolutely astounding. Ed Asner is now doing a one man show, A MAN AND HIS PROSTATE- written by Ed Weinberger, an hour and a half show all done by himself. He is without a doubt a TV…

DBT 0255: Judy Collins – Cravings – How I Conquered Food
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DBT 0255: Judy Collins – Cravings – How I Conquered Food

Wow, to get a chance to interview the one and only Judy Collins, what a thrill, what a voice! Cravings is about Collins’ struggles; she had many, and you will read all about them in this book. Bulimia for 11 years? How can you live through that? What a survivor. At 77 she is still…