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

315 Jeff Garlin  

Join Kevin as he sits down with actor and comedian Jeff Garlin (Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Goldbergs). Jeff chats about how actors need to be true to who they are, his ghost encounters, and that you shouldn’t be around comedians at funerals.

314 David Koechner  

Join Kevin as he sits down with actor David Koechner (Superior Donuts, Anchorman). David chats about who makes him laugh, doing 30 years of improv comedy, and provides very serious answers to “Famous Questions.”

313 Carl Reiner  

Join Kevin as he sits down with comedy legend Carl Reiner (The Jerk, The Dick Van Dyke Show). Carl chats about his many publications, his son Rob's goofy friend Albert Brooks, and remaining close with pal Mel Brooks.

312 Rob Corddry  

Join Kevin as he sits down with actor and writer Rob Corddry (Hot Tub Time Machine, Children’s Hospital). Rob chats about New Orleans ghost stories, the importance of space work, and often being confused for pal David Koechner.

311 Paul Reiser  

Join Kevin as he sits down with actor/comedian Paul Reiser (Red Oaks, Married). Paul chats about meeting his heroes (Peter Falk, especially) and working on the new season of Stranger Things, plus lots and lots of Johnny Carson talk.

310 Michaela Watkins  

Join Kevin as he sits down with actress Michaela Watkins (Casual, The House). Michaela chats about Sundance Institute boot camp, her love of poker chips, and what her parents consider to be “real show business.”

309 Lucy Davis  

Join Kevin as he sits down with actress and writer Lucy Davis (Shaun of the Dead, Wonder Woman). Lucy chats about her dramatic beginnings in acting with a later focus on the comedic roles she has come to be recognized for.

308 Dave Coulier  

Painfully, if not unfairly funny Dave Coulier (Fuller House) returns to the table. Initially opposite Samm Levine, and then Chat Show himself tags in.

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.

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