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August21st

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Frank Conniff guest interviewed on Pop My Culture Podcast

Cole, Vanessa and our favorite mad scientist Frank Conniff (TV’s Frank from “Mystery Science Theater 3000”) talk Glamour’s 50 Sexiest Men, cat people, The Expendables, the Minneapolis stand-up scene, Albert Brooks, The Rockford Files reboot, the early days of MST3K, Sabrina The Teenage Witch, Kim Cattrall, spaceship rides, the writing process, Robert Pattinson’s hairy wrists, the ever-popular Torgo, and the many benefits of having beagle ears.

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  • Comment by Tony Goggin — August 21, 2010 @ 3:37 pm

    Absolutely a terrific interview. Frank is a lot of fun. This is my introduction to the site, I can’t believe I haven’t had a chance to check it out before.

    Hey look, more podcasts. Time to clear off my schedule today and take a listen. Thanks guys!

  • Comment by Erin — August 21, 2010 @ 6:11 pm

    Frank is a gem. How can you not love this guy? He wouldn’t even eat his own cat. That’s solid proof of his character. Cats are delicious! Thanks Frank and @pmcpodcast!

  • Comment by Tom Noel — August 21, 2010 @ 7:52 pm

    What a fun interview. An hour of Frank and it just seemed to fly by. Great stories and insights too. (I do think it’s strange that the first Hanna-Barbera character I thought of was Jonny Quest. I loved that show.)
    Vanessa sometimes the confines of the world you develop your questions in is a little scary, but keep ’em coming.

  • Comment by Chris Ayers — August 23, 2010 @ 6:01 am

    Great interview…I’m glad you haven’t found a guest willing to eat his or her pets to avoid a goofy physical attribute.

    And, just because, my favorite Hanna-Barbera characters are Huckleberry Hound & Quick Draw McGraw.

    I’ve also made it known to my friends if they even think about seeing the Yogi Bear movie, they’re dead to me. Dead I say!!!

  • Comment by Teresa Lee — August 23, 2010 @ 8:43 pm

    I love it when an interview gets Frank talking about standup and movie history. He’s got so much knowledge to share when you get him going! And his answer to the beagle ears question was delightful.

    I was always a Snagglepuss fan myself. Exit, stage left even!

  • Comment by Shawn Colton — August 23, 2010 @ 8:52 pm

    Fabulous as always. Consistently the most listenable, enjoyable podcast, well… probably EVER ! I’ve always loved more in-depth interviews and an hour is perfect. Also, with two hosts/interviewers it mixes things up enough to keep thing even more fresh and interesting.

  • Comment by James — August 23, 2010 @ 10:15 pm

    I liked this one.

  • Comment by Janelle — August 24, 2010 @ 4:59 pm

    I love any interview where Frank gets to do what he does best — share his vast knowledge of movies and television. Vanessa and Cole always do an excellent job of asking questions that allow their guests to direct the conversation and offer their opinions naturally and this podcast is no exception.

    I’ve really been enjoying the MST3K alumni podcasts and, if at all possible, I’d love to hear one with J. Elvis Weinstein.

    Keep up the excellent work!!

  • Comment by Kari Rogers — August 27, 2010 @ 9:34 pm

    So wonderful. What Frank said about Albert Brooks put an especially big smile on my face.

  • Comment by Rob — May 11, 2011 @ 7:03 am

    As I remember it at first it was CTV: The Comedy Network before it became Comedy Central. I remember Alien from LA. The everyone from Atlantis had thick Austrian accents.

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