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

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 ).

287 Kevin Rahm  

Join guest host Samm Levine as he sits down with actor Kevin Rahm (Mad Men, Lethal Weapon). Kevin chats about how choosing drama as an extracurricular activity may have lead to his career... but in the end it all comes back to cheerleading camp.

286 Maurice LaMarche  

Join guest host Samm Levine as he sits down with legendary voice actor Maurice LaMarche (Pinky and the Brain, Futurama). Maurice talks about his dislike of private jets, his rigorous study of the infamous Orson Welles "frozen peas" outtakes, and his unexpected intimate chat with the Dalai Lama.

285 Jay Mohr  

Join Kevin as he sits down with actor and comedian Jay Mohr (Mohr Stories, Jerry Maguire). With much conversational digression, Jay chats about painting pictures with words and how never to do an impression of 'them' for 'them'.This episode is brought to you by Casper Mattresses ( www.casper.com/KEVIN ).

284 Michael Ian Black  

Join guest host Samm Levine as he sits down with writer and actor Michael Ian Black (Wet Hot American Summer, Burning Love). Michael chats about his early days in sketch comedy, reads his Seuss-like election results, and how working is his social...

283 Jonah Ray  

Join guest host Dana Gould (Stan Against Evil) as he sits with comedian and actor Jonah Ray (The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, MST3K). Dana and Jonah chat about the humor in online reviews and how creating art that people respond to makes them...

282 Janet Varney  

Join Kevin as he sits down with actor and producer Janet Varney (The Legend of Korra, Stan Against Evil). Janet chats about being raised on sketch comedy, acting opposite monsters, and constantly wowing her 13-year-old self.This episode is brought to...

281 Pete Holmes  

Join Kevin as he sits down with comedian and actor Pete Holmes (The Pete Holmes Show, Crashing). Pete chats about phoney-balones and doubling down on laughter while mugging to the camera often.This episode is brought to you by Casper Mattresses.

280 Andy Kindler  

Join guest host Samm Levine as he sits down with writer and actor Andy Kindler (Maron, Bob’s Burgers) as they ramble on about their Jewish neurosis interjected with witty one-liners.This episode is brought to you by Fracture.

279 David Harbour  

Join Kevin and company live from LA Podfest as he sits down with actor David Harbour (Stranger Things, Quantum of Solace). They chat inside out about the Upside Down, but mostly about Sheriff Hopper's hat.This episode is brought to you by...

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