#55 - Kari Wahlgren

Voice actor extraordinaire, Kari Wahlgren comes in the MonkeyCage to throw poop about voice acting, growing up in Kansas, Fooly Cooly, Star Wars, small spaces with microphones and debuts (on mic, anyway) the "Kari Fart." Enjoy!

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#54 - Paul Feig

Ghostbusters director Paul Feig (also Bridesmaids, The Heat & Spy) comes into the MonkeyCage to talk internet trolls, becoming the "women's comedy director," USC film school, forensics & much more in this big-time Hollywood edition of the SnarkCast...

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#52 - Ian Bagg

Comedian Ian Bagg comes in the Cage to talk growing up in The Great White North, eh, mine blasting, Last Comic Standing and what it's like to work with a monkey. This man's brain don't work like the rest of us (in a good way) so you gotta check him out...

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#51 - Christopher Titus

Comic/actor/writer/Prince fanatic Christopher Titus digs into the nitty-gritty of evolving as a stand-up, the two kinds of "edgy," how NOT to take a meeting with a TV exec and a lot more in a fast, funny, dark, very Titus-y conversation...

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#50 - Jimmy Pardo

Stand-up comedian, podcast pioneer and all-around good guy Jimmy Pardo comes in the MonkeyCage to talk about radio, music, the music business, some monkey business and much more. Fast, funny...and even a little insightful. You'll laugh...you'll cry...it will become a part of you.  (*Note: you actually will not cry.)

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#48 - Nina Tassler

Nina Tassler - former President-then-Chairman of CBS Entertainment - comes in the MonkeyCage to talk about how she became one of the most powerful figures in Hollywood, how she said "yes" to most of your favorite TV shows, and how Geena Davis figures into all this. Nina has also released the new book What I Told My Daughter: Lessons from Leaders on Raising the Next Generation of Empowered Women.

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#47 - Ratchet &...Qwark? James Arnold Taylor and Jim Ward

Two of the major characters from the Ratchet & Clank universe discuss the new movie, the development of their characters for the games, what it's like being a voice actor. And they also make funny noises and stuff.  Yay!

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#44 - Phil Hendrie

The World of Phil Hendrie is weird, wacky and wonderful. From an early passion for radio, to a lackluster life in radio, to almost entirely reinventing what radio can be - and in the process reinventing himself - Phil now has carved out a truly distinct and unique place in entertainment. Take a peek into Phil's brain (if you dare) in this fast, funny conversation...

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#42 - Gary Kroeger RETURNS

Gary Kroeger returns to the MonkeyCage just in time for that hoo-hah going on in Iowa to update us on his congressional race AND regale us with his adventures at the SNL 40th Anniversary...

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The Snark Awakens

It's the monstrous media event everyone's been talking about and you have been waiting for...SNARKMONKEY IS BACK! And we're talking (of course) Star Wars: The Force Awakens. MAJOR SPOILERS, but if you've seen it, come on in the MonkeyCage and nerd out with Matt Johnson, Mike Ambers, Alexander Morgan & me...

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#41 - Jerry Rocha

Comedian Jerry Rocha is fast, funny, dark, Latino and a nerd. What else do you need to know? Well, there's a LOT more, plus his special "Gabriel Iglesias Presents: The Gentleman Jerry Rocha" airs TONIGHT (10/17) on Fuse, so get the low-down now before he brings the funny...

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#40 - Michael Lehmann

Director Michael Lehmann helmed the cult hit Heathers, the notorious flop Hudson Hawk, and a bunch of episodes of every good show you've ever watched, ever. His particular journey includes a Bay Area radio station known as KPOO, studying philosophy in Germany, being Francis Ford Coppola's receptionist, championing Beaver Gets a Boner at USC Film School and so much more...

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#39 - Martha Davis of The Motels

Martha Davis picked up her two kids, pet and house plant and left Berkley, California for the Los Angeles music scene with her fledgling band in the mid-70s with high hopes and big dreams. Then everything fell apart. But somehow - through a combination of determination and a touch of madness that all artists seem to have - she stuck with it. What happened was The Motels and one of the most prominent sounds of the New Wave/MTV era. Hear her story here...

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#38 - Jack Epps, Jr.

Jack Epps, Jr. has had a hand in writing some huge hit movies in the 80s (Top Gun, Legal Eagles, The Secret of My Succe$s, Turner & Hooch) and now teaches the craft of screenwriting (and rewriting) at USC's School of Cinematic Arts. Learn how tenacity, discipline and setting a high standard are just as important (perhaps more so) than just having a great idea and writing snappy dialogue...

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