Kevin Pollak's Chat Show

Kevin Pollak's Chat Show

United States

Kevin Pollak's Chat Show is a podcast and live streaming video talk show seen every Sunday, 3PM PST on YouTube. An award-winning actor, Pollak (The Usual Suspects, Casino, A Few Good Men) was named by Comedy Central as One of the Top 100 Comedians of All Time. Here, he interviews celebrated actors, writers, directors, comedians, and masters of the tech universe. New episodes drop weekly on Tuesdays.

Episodes

307 Vincent D'Onofrio  

Join Kevin as he sits down with actor Vincent D’Onofrio (The Magnificent Seven, Jurassic World). With much respect for the craft, Vincent chats about his complex character choices and working with directors from Kubrick to Ramis.

306 Dave Foley  

Join Kevin as he sits down with actor/comedian Dave Foley (The Kids in the Hall, NewsRadio). Dave chats about learning American history in Canada, unlimited trips to Disneyland, and the true identity of the Girl Drink Drunk.

305 Craig Ferguson  

Craig Ferguson returns to the show with a bit more piss than vinegar this time. Life and how to make sense of it is dissected and celebrated, with a dash of good will to all.

304 Chris Mancini and Graham Elwood  

Join Kevin as he sits down with the co-hosts of the Comedy Film Nerds podcast, Chris Mancini and Graham Elwood. Chris and Graham chat about their crowd-funded documentary "Earbuds" and their connection between the podcast and fan base.

303 Ethan Embry  

Join guest host Samm Levine as he sits down with actor Ethan Embry (Can’t Hardly Wait, Grace and Frankie). Ethan chats about his start playing “the dorkies,” his $3 duck Salvador Duckí, and how he’s happy to be a working-class actor.This episode is brought to you by West County Gardener (www.westcountygardener.com code: CHATSHOW) and Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/CHAT).

302 Titus Welliver  

Join Kevin as he sits down with actor Titus Welliver (Bosch, Argo). Titus chats about a real life accessory transferring to his character, his passion for painting, and Pacino impressions through the decades.This episode is brought to you by West County Gardener (www.westcountygardener.com code: CHATSHOW).

301 Kevin Smith  

Join Kevin as he sits down with former guest Kevin Smith (Mallrats, Dogma) who is determined to make an impact this visit. Smith chats about being told his career was over since day one and how there is no failing as long as you are creating.

300 Christopher Masterson  

Join guest host Samm Levine as he sits down with actor Chris Masterson (Malcolm in the Middle). Chris chats about beginning his acting career at 16 months old, the risk of working with animals, and how his teenage interviews continue to haunt him.

299 Kevin Nealon  

Join Kevin as he sits down with actor and comedian Kevin Nealon (Man with a Plan, Weeds). Kevin and Kevin chat about bombing at Camp Pendleton, stalling through auditions, and Sean Connery's GPS.

298 J.K. Simmons  

Join Kevin as he sits down with Oscar-winning actor J.K. Simmons (Whiplash, I'm Not Here). J.K. accepts the KPCS Award for Most Digressions, and chats about bogarting parts, alpha stacking, and playing the lead role in "Cowboy: The Musical".This episode is brought to you by Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/chat) and Audible (www.audible.com/KPCS).

297 Stephen Root  

Join Kevin as he sits down with beloved character actor Stephen Root (Office Space, King of the Hill). Stephen chats about his days as disco bartender while performing off- off Broadway as Kevin quizzes him on his costars’ names.This episode is brought to you by Mack Weldon (www.mackweldon.com code: KEVIN).

296 Billy Bob Thornton  

Join Kevin as he sits down with actor and musician Billy Bob Thornton (Sling Blade, Goliath). Billy Bob spins captivating yarns from all aspects of his multifaceted career while challenging Kevin to a hat duel.

295 Lauren Graham  

Join Kevin as he sits down with actress and author Lauren Graham (Gilmore Girls, Parenthood). Lauren chats about her brain always creating, the fact she can’t play a cop or doctor, and how she looks at life through a humor filter.

294 Christopher Guest  

Join Kevin as he sits down with comedic actor and director Christopher Guest (This is Spinal Tap, Mascots). Chris chats about his actor auditioning process, the serenity of fly-fishing, all while peppering his stories with sound effects.This episode is brought to you by Mack Weldon (www.mackweldon.com code: KEVIN) and Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/chat).

293 Rob Riggle  

Join Kevin as he sits down with comedic actor Rob Riggle (The Hangover, 21 Jump Street). Rob, the self proclaimed Hollywood Clydesdale, chats about grinding it out at UCB for 7 years to almost being broken by a commercial audition.

292 "Weird Al" Yankovic  

Join Kevin as he sits down with singer, songwriter, and actor “Weird Al” Yankovic (UHF, Comedy Bang! Bang!).  Al chats about occasionally stalking artists he can’t reach, constantly evolving with the times, and rarely second guessing the encore.

291 Ben Schwartz and Kyle Bornheimer  

Another audio-only episode with guests Ben Schwartz and Kyle Bornheimer. From Diego Luna's tiny hips to Katherine Ross's religion-changing lips, not to mention... "Keith?" Oh, and Bill Clinton leaves voice mails for Trump - NO comedy stones are left unturned!

290 Vanessa Ragland and Joey Greer  

Kevin hosts his FAVORITE two improvisers in the greater Los Angeles area for this first "Live From Earwolf" version of the Chat Show. TOO much fun is the promise, as well as more to come!This episode is brought to you by Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/chat).

289 Joe DeRosa  

Join special guest host Jay Mohr as he sits down with fellow comedian Joe DeRosa (The Pete Holmes Show, Better Call Saul) to chat about comic feuds, difficulty opening Pop-Tarts, and being insulted by puppets.

288 Rider Strong  

Join guest host Samm Levine as he sits down with actor/director Rider Strong (Boy Meets World, Cabin Fever). Rider chats about starting theater at age 5, becoming a slave to his hair, and discovering that swords don’t make comical “swoosh” sounds. This episode is brought to you by Blue Apron ( www.blueapron.com/chatshow ).

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