Author Mark Altman Interview

Author Mark Altman wrote the first Twin Peaks book that I ever purchased. I guess we can blame him for me spending every dime after that. He wrote Twin Peaks: Behind The Scenes. He went on to cover Star Trek, Buffy and Battlestar Galactica. So you can expect lots of fan talk on this one. We discuss how the first Twin Peaks book came to be, we talk about the new season of Peaks as well as the newest Star Trek Series, Discovery. Mark has interviewed just about everyone and has some great stories. Be sure to pick up his new books. See the links below.

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Xander Interview Nicholas Brendon

Xander is here.  We were able to interview Nicholas Brendon at Whedon Con 2017. He was able to give us about 25 minutes and we have a lively discussion. We play quite a bit so be ready for some comedy and sparring. Then we talk to 3 fans who attended the con. Enjoy one of our first interviews with a main cast member.

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132 Live Podcast from ATX Festival

Episode 132 of The Red Room Podcast takes you live to the ATX Television festival. Scott attended a few panels and you get snippets of them. Guest include: Ken Olin, Adam Arkin, Edward James Olmos, James Callis, Noah Hawley, John Cameron, Mary McDonnell, Gary Levine, Scott Saccoccio, Jesse Zwick, Sarah Caplan, Marin Ireland, and Katee Sackhoff. There are some great stories in here and fans of Battlestar Galactica and Fargo will be especially happy.

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Return to the 80s Interviews Scott Ryan

Hey, thirtysomething at thirty fans. Listen to Scott talk about the show on the podcast Return to the 80s.  Even more exciting listen to us talk about Billy Joel.  I also got to pay tribute to Don Rickles.

You can listen by clicking the play button below. It was fun to talk with Paul about all things 80s, including thirtysomething.

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Sherilyn Fenn Interview

Sherilyn Fenn (Twin Peaks, Boxing Helena, Shameless) talks with Scott Ryan (Blue Rose Magazine, Red Room Podcast) about her career in this podcast interview from 2016. She talks about working with both Lynch directors, working on Twin Peaks and promotes her children’s book.

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Big Bad Buffy Interviews Episode Guide


Actress Kristine Sutherland who played Buffy’s mom, Joyce Summers, for 7 seasons on Buffy the Vampire Slayer joins David Bushman and Scott Ryan for an interview. This is our first episode of a new podcast, Big Bad Buffy Interviews. We will try to interview every actor, writer and director from the series. We are honored that Kristine agreed to be our first guest.

Kristine talks about what it means to play a mom in a TV series that is targeted for teenagers viewers. I think her answers will engage and surprise you. In fact, you may want to re-watch the series after hearing her view of her character. She also talks about working with the late John Ritter.

David Fury wrote 17 episodes of Buffy and 12 of Angel. He directed episodes of the series as well. He also wrote one of the most classic episodes of Lost, “Walkabout” which we discuss as well. Mostly we talk Buffy and go through each of the characters and what it was like to write for them. David will go down in TV history as the man who sang about Mustard so we spend some time on the Musical Episode as well.

Marcia Shulman was the casting director for several years on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. She cast all the main actors of the series and tells some wonderful behind the scenes stories of Angel, Buffy, Willow and Giles. This is the kind of in depth information that you get from the unsung heroes of the crew of Buffy. She doesn’t do many interviews so enjoy this one.

Kristy Swanson originated the role of Buffy Summers in the 1992 movie, Buffy The Vampire Slayer. The movie opened with competition from Death Becomes Her and lost the box office race. But 25 years later, it is the movie of Buffy that is still a force in Popular Culture. Kristy talks about the movie, if she has ever seen the series and talks about working with Pee Wee Herman.

I had to ask her about her work with John Hughes so towards the end you get some talk about Pretty In Pink and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off as well. Enjoy this talk with our first Buffy, Kristy Swanson.

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There is only one crew member who worked as long on Buffy as Joss Whedon, that person is David Solomon. He edited the un-aired pilot and stayed with the series all the way until the end. He talks about the entire series from start to finish. He directed a fan favorite, The Prom, as well as Beer Bad. Listen to it here.

Stephen Tobolowsky rose to fame with his role in Groundhog’s Day. He also, was cast as the principal in the pilot of Buffy. That pilot was re-cast, but we talk to him about the role that he did, but no one saw. We also talk to him about Bill Murray and the classic comedy, Groundhog’s day.

Douglas Petrie was a writer, director and executive producer on Buffy. He wrote the first episode where Faith joins the show, so we talk a lot of Faith with him. He knew the ins and outs of how Buffy was run over the last 4 years of the series. This is a really interesting interview as Doug is a ton of fun.

Happy 20th Anniversary to Buffy. We celebrate by talking about one of the most popular episodes, Once More With Feeling or The Buffy Musical. Clinton McClung planned events across the country to show the episode in movie theaters. His story is inspiring and heartbreaking. Fans will love this discussion.

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Dana Delany Interview

Dana Delany has been a television star for over 30 years. I was able to talk with her just as her newest series, Hand Of God was about to premiere on Amazon. We first talked about Moonlighting and China Beach. She also talked to me about her work on thirtysomething. That interview can be found in my book, thirtysomething at thirty.

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Glenn Gordon Caron Interview

Glenn Gordon Caron is the Creator and mastermind behind the 1985 hit series, Moonlighting. This show influenced me more than any other series. I was lucky enough to talk with him about how created the show, discovered Bruce Willis and used my favorite Billy Joel song, Big Man On Mulberry Street in an episode.

I am still holding out that I can do my next book on the series, here is hoping. For now, listen to this hour where I talk to one of my writing heroes.

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Interview with Death Waltz Records

Spencer Hickman is the head of music for Mondo Music and Death Waltz Recording Company. He oversaw the project of releasing the Twin Peaks and Fire Walk With Me (FWWM) soundtracks on vinyl. Scott spoke with Spencer about the project.

You can read a portion of this interview in the latest Blue Rose Magazine, Issue #1. Click here to purchase the Twin Peaks Magazine.

thirtysomething Podcast Episodes

Carolyn Hendler & Scott Ryan set out to interview all the cast and crew of the Edward Zwick & Marshall Herskovitz television series thirtysomething. We will post all the interviews to this page so it is a great page to book mark and see who we have interviewed.  You can also go to iTunes and subscribe to get the episodes automatically on your phone. Also please help us spread the word so if you can share our Facebook page or this page that would be kind of you.

Scott has also written a book about thirtysomething here is the Promo for the new book.

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This show was one of a kind and we are not going to let it slip into television history without comment. We are just beginning and won’t rest until all have had their say. So put Ethan and Brittany to bed, turn on the answering machine so Miles can’t call you and enjoy our walk down Bedford Falls Lane.

Intro Episode: Carolyn & Scott set the concept for the podcast in a short 15 minute preview of the podcast.

Episode: Writer Richard Kramer – I’ll Be Home For Christmas, Strangers, Be A Good Girl, Happy New Year.

Episode: Writer Joseph Dougherty – Michael Writes a Story, The Go Between, Competition, The Distance.

Episode: Actress Polly Draper: played Ellyn Warren

Episode: Actress Melanie Mayron: played Melissa Steadman

Episode: Writer Winnie Holzman – I’m Nobody Who Are You, Life Class, The Guilty Party

Episode:  Actor Timothy Busfield Interview: played Elliot Weston

Episode: Creator Marshall Herskovitz

Episode: Actor/Director Peter Horton: Played Gary Shepherd

SEASON 2


Episode: The Fan Show – Fans talk about thirtysomething

Episode: Corey Parker – played Lee Owens

Episode: Patrcia Kalmeber – played Susannah Hart-Shepherd


 

Episode 14: Fighting The Cold with Joseph Dougherty

Episode: Second Look with Ann Lewis Hamilton

 

Episode: thirtysomething at thirty author, Scott Ryan

Episode: Ken Olin  played Michael Steadman

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