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Chillpak Hollywood Hour #533

On this week’s show, Dean Haglund is back home in Sydney, Australia, and Phil Leirness is safely ensconced in his beloved Los Feliz, Los Angeles neighborhood. They come together through the magic of podcasting (armed with that old “skype hiss”) to discuss: Dean’s travels, and birthday; Phil’s final (?) interview for part 2 of “The Truth is Out There”, the latest episode of his “The Los Angeles Breakfast Club: ON THE AIR” podcast, and the life and legacy of Will Rogers; The lives and careers of a beloved character actor and a peerless voice performer; the films of Alfred Hitchcock and Clint Eastwood, a silent classic, and such recent releases as Spider-Man Homecoming and War for the Planet of the Apes; All that, plus what Dean and Phil are reading!

Chillpak Hollywood Hour #176

It’s 112 degrees Fahrenheit at the offices of Rational Exuberance North, as we post this … No matter how hot it gets, and no matter how hot tempers get in Washington, D.C. where Stephen Colbert visited Congress, or in Hollywood, where the Screen Actors Guild held their annual elections, or in bankruptcy court where Blockbuster filed for Chapter 11, or on television, where “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit” shines a bright light on the plight of hundreds of thousands of rape survivors who have to wait up to thirteen years to have their rape kit evidence tested … No matter how HOT … You can always enjoy the coolness of your Chillpak Hollywood Hour! Show business. The BUSINESS of show. The politics of running a business AND the politics of putting on a show. Dean and Phil touch ‘em all. Enjoy!

About the show
Dean Haglund, the actor, improv comic and inventor (best known as “Langly,” one of the three computer-hacking geeks on “The X-Files” and their spin-off series “The Lone Gunmen”) engages in thought-provoking, insightful, and irreverent cultural conversation with his co-host and producing partner, independent filmmaker and certified violence prevention specialist Phil Leirness in the production offices of Rational Exuberance. Warning: Dean and Phil's usually hilarious and frequently inspiring discussions are habit-forming, so please, enjoy responsibly!
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