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Day 94 - Marsha Warfield

Best known for her 1986–92 role of Roz Russell on the Top 10 rated NBC sitcom Night Court, and as a prominent voice in stand-up comedy, breaking out in the early 80s with the likes of Richard Pryor, Robin Williams, Paul Mooney, and Elaine Boosler, we wer...

Comedy Actor

Day 92 - Diallo Riddle

Diallo Riddle is the creator of the show South Side on HBOMAX (https://www.hbomax.com/series/urn:hbo:series:GYEaaAgS0AV9_ZwEAAAAC) is newly in its second season and it’s already the best thing you could be streaming right now on any streaming service. In...

Actor

Day 91 - Ernie Hudson - The Longevity of Ghost Bustin’

Actor, Ghostbuster, and all around great guy Ernie Hudson joins us on Dystopia for an amazing conversation about his life in entertainment, being a father, dabbling in Standup, the appeal and resurgence of everything 80s, acting opposite his son on Oz, h...

Actor Podcaster

Day 90 - Ming Chen

TAKE HEED TRUE BELIEVERS!! The man, the myth, the legend, Ming Chen joined us on Dystopia and we had a fuuucckkking blast nerding out about all things comics, movies, conventions, cosplay superheroes, podcasting and more! We rarely get to talk this much ...

Comedy Actor

Day 89 - Allan Havey

Allan Havey has had a truly remarkable career. From starting out as a stand-up in 1981 to his breakout appearance on Letterman in ‘86 and soon after helming his own talk show on what was an early version of Comedy Central to an enviable acting career on ...

Actor

Day 88 - Pete Carter

Pete Carter is a Jack of all trades. One of which is having been friends with me for…Jesus…20 years? More?? He’s an incredible photographer, the best Michael Jackson impersonator on the planet, the creator of the Ghoul Master Show at Six Flags, a directo...

Music Actor

Day 69 - Jeremy Clyde

Jeremy Clyde is an English actor and musician who, during the 1960s, was one-half of the folk duo Chad & Jeremy! It was awesome getting to speak with Jeremy about his friendship with his now touring buddy Peter Asher who was on the show a few weeks ago, ...

Actor

Day 64 - Ed Asner

I had the great fortune of having Ed Asner on my show in early July. It was an absolute honor to have him on and get to speak with him for over an hour about his life, his charity poker games, comic books, his voice over work, his role as Santa on ELF, h...

Actor

Day 63 - JoAnna Beckson

Absolutely loved having JoAnna Beckson on Dystopia Tonight. I had the pleasure of taking her Meisner class when I was a young comic and what I learned from her is invaluable both as a teacher and now as a friend. We discuss how she got into acting/direct...

Comedy Music Actor

Day 57 - Failure Made Monsters

Failure Made Monsters (one of the absolute best names for a podcast) is helmed by two close friends of the show Santino “The Misfit” Campanelli and Dayne Alexander. Thrust into the podcasting world thanks to the pandemic Santino and Dayne are both wildly...

Actor

Day 50 - Ed Begley Jr.

Actor and Activist Ed Begley Jr. joins us on the show to talk about his new environmentally friendly house cleaning products, the immediacy of climate change, how even the smallest change in your lifestyle can benefit the earth, plus his father’s legacy,...

Comedy Actor

Day 45 - Kelly Carlin

This one is already going down as one of my favorite episodes of the show. Not just so far, but ever. Kelly Carlin is super funny, smart, and a blast to talk to. We deep dive into everything from social media, creativity, jungian personalities, performin...

Comedy Actor

Day 42 - Joe Starr

Joe Starr is an actor, writer, and comedian who has appeared in Steven Spielberg's Adventures of Tin Tin, Oliver Stone's World Trade Center, and recently as the beloved character Enzo on Kevin Can Wait! He's also one of the few comics to have done The Mo...

Actor

Day 28 - Megan Cavanagh

I've loved all my previous guests but as of right now this one takes the cake. Megan Cavanagh is so, so fucking funny and just an absolute pleasure to talk to I didn't want it to end. We cover everything, stories from League of Their Own, For Richer or P...

Actor

Day 20 - Mike Farrell

Mike Farrell has been fighting for people who cannot fight for themselves long before he was ever famous. In this two part interview we deep dive into his road to activism, both at home and abroad, the causes he's passionate about, personal struggles, gr...