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Today’s show is one of those special episodes where your friends in podcasting get on a roll and throw out the structure in favor of an organic, enlivening exchange that still manages to touch on such topics as The PEACE Fund (Protecting, Educating and Aiding Children Everywhere), the “Looper effect”, General David Petraeus and sex scandals, the most unfortunate entertainment headline in recent memory, news from HBO’S “The Newsroom”, the Daniel Craig “Bond” films, and the Sean Connery “Bond” films.
There is an “Explanation of the Week” involving Mitt Romney and there is a lengthy debate over 007′s latest big-screen adventure.
The theme of this week’s show? If you don’t stand for something, you’re likely to Skyfall for anything!
This week on YOUR Chillpak Hollywood Hour.
Dean Haglund has escaped from The Village and Phil Leirness has recovered enough from a nasty head cold that we are (finally) able to bring you this week’s episode, an installment that will leave you debating, “Did I just hear a great show, or the GREATEST show?!”
Topics include Dean’s travels to Wales and Ireland, Patrick McGoohan’s The Prisoner, publicity rights laws, vertical integration, The Ghastly Love of Johnny X, fuji film, Clint Eastwood’s empty chair, the RNC, the DNC, prohibition, Pink Martini and Disney’s California Adventure.
All that, PLUS what your friends in podcasting are reading, the films they’ve seen and several Live Events of the Week.
From discussing a listener email about “negative thoughts” to answering questions from listeners regarding the documentary Paul Williams Still Alive and the Erick McCormack television series Perception, Dean Haglund and Phil Leirness are really putting the “your” into YOUR Chillpak Hollywood Hour this week!
Your friends in podcasting also discuss the supposed death of big screen comedy, plus what they’re reading, two “Live Events of the Week”, and they offer up a special helping of their pal Ethan Dettenmaier (the producer and host of the most excellent Combat Radio).
Finally, Dean and Phil remember the show business luminaries who left us during the past week as well as the twelve souls whose lives were taken in a movie theatre in Aurora, Colorado.
If you are a big fan of the “In Memoriam” section of awards shows, you are going to LOVE this week’s installment of YOUR Chillpak Hollywood Hour. Much of the show is dedicated to remembering the show business legends that left us since your friends in podcasting last came to you from a certain “historic building in downtown Los Angeles” …
Dean and Phil also follow up on last week’s incredible interview of true Renaissance man Leigh J. McCloskey by discussing another Renaissance man, Dean Haglund!
Of course, there’s much, much more to enjoy, including “The Irving G. Thalberg Drinking Game”, “The Succotash Bump”, the Bob Hope Airport, Torchwood, Norman Rockwell, The Pageant of the Masters, Phil’s desire to get knighted by the King of Norway, and the “Lawsuit of the Week”.
Finally, this week’s show includes big shout outs to Ethan Dettenmaier and “Combat Radio”, “Ground Zero with Clyde Lewis”, Pepper Jay, Yi Tian and Actors E Chat Show, Susan Larison Danz and “The Frontier Beyond Fear”, Marc Hershon and “Succotash”, Shaun Parker, David Sobolov and Agent Summer.
Oh, and if funny videos are something you enjoy, then by all means, check out this clip of Dean Haglund interviewing another sci-fi icon, a true “Star Wars” legend.
Starting like the opening to a spy thriller, this week’s installment of YOUR Chillpak Hollywood Hour takes to the open road, as Dean Haglund clears customs on his way back from Australia and is picked up curbside at LAX by Phil Leirness (himself only recently returned from the Pacific Northwest).
No sooner has Phil put the car in gear, than the conversation comes fast and furious – as insightful, irreverent and inspiring as you’ve come to expect.
So, hop in the back seat and buckle up because your friends in podcasting are about to burn some serious rubber on the information superhighway!
From upstate New York to Melbourne, Australia, from Salem, Oregon to the historic core of downtown Los Angeles, your friends in podcasting are off and running from the opening bell in this week’s installment of YOUR Chillpak Hollywood Hour.
From art shows to movie screenings, from sociopaths to workplace morale, from lawsuits to political protests, Dean Haglund and Phil Leirness have a lot on their minds and a lot to cover and they discuss it all with their usual irreverence, insight and inspiring, thought-provoking conversation.
A week ago, your friends in podcasting, Dean Haglund and Phil Leirness, were in the United Kingdom, visiting their friends at Sci-Fi-London, celebrating the Royal Wedding, attending the World Premiere of their documentary The Truth Is Out There and discussing the death of Osama Bin Laden. This week, they’re back in Los Angeles, where Dean is preparing his brand new gallery for this Thursday’s Downtown Art Walk and where Phil is directing an incredibly ambitious short film. Most important of all, they’re celebrating their 4th anniversary of changing the way YOU listen to the internet!
That’s right, this is our 4th anniversary show. And if such a thing as a wish accompanies such a milestone, Dean and Phil’s wish is that no matter where in the world you are, you help spread the word about the U.S. Premiere of The Truth Is Out There, which takes place at the Retro Dome in San Jose on Saturday 21 May. The screening will be followed by a live recording of YOUR Chillpak Hollywood Hour. Tickets should be purchased in advance, right here!
Much is on the minds of your friends in podcasting, Dean Haglund and Phil Leirness. From wishing happy birthdays to loyal listeners, to answering your questions, to sharing what they’ve learned through the process of making their documentary, they really prove this week that it is YOUR Chillpak Hollywood Hour. There’s the usual entertainment industry news and analysis, film and television reviews, irreverent insights and informative diatribes. So, enjoy, and if you are going to be in the London area, make sure to purchase tickets for the Saturday 30 April premiere of The Truth Is Out There!
It’s our first show on our all new, truly independent website and what an action-packed show it is! Dean and Phil recount their experience sneak previewing The Truth Is Out There and UFO X-Fest. They review three new films (Take Me Home Tonight, The Adjustment Bureau, Trust). They take on the latest development and distribution news. They tackle Charlie Sheen, Paul Haggis, The New Yorker, Twitter and Scientology. They even take time to remember two Hollywood personages who died too late to be included in the Oscars’ “In Memorium” montage. There’s also a tantalizing preview of next week’s show (which will feature a special guest!). It’s been hell for us around here with websites failing, feedburners pointing in the wrong direction, shows becoming unavailable, so we really hope you enjoy the latest installment of YOUR Chillpak Hollywood Hour!
Your friends in podcasting, Dean Haglund and Phil Leirness dish the latest dirt on their creative undertakings (The Truth Is Out There, Atlantis Down, Chillpak) before attacking the wild wild west that is the entertainment landscape … Dean and Phil weigh in on Netflix, YouTube, GoogleTV, Hulu, CurrentTV, MGM, Disney, Regent, the Oprah Winfrey Network … And more … Enjoy and share with your friends. It is YOUR Chillpak Hollywood Hour, after all!