ESPN LA: VeniceMase Podcast 8/28
VeniceMase Podcast: 12/17/14
After starring in the UK drama "Skins" and David Mackenzie's acclaimed "Starred Up," young Jack O'Connell has landed his biggest role yet. O'Connell portrays Louie Zamperini in "Unbroken," directed by Angelina Jolie, and opening across America on Christmas Day.
VeniceMase Podcast: 12/15/14
Mase talks with the newest members of the Screenwriting Hall of Fame, Larry Karaszewski & Scott Alexander who have written classic films like "Ed Wood," "The People vs. Larry Flynt" and "Man on the Moon.” They trace their history and talk about their new movie "Big Eyes" directed by Tim Burton.
VeniceMase Podcast: 12/8/14
Director Ted Melfi joins VeniceMase to talk about his surprise box office hit “St. Vincent.” The story of how Ted was able to get Bill Murray to star in his film is unbelievable. He also talks about Melissa McCarthy as a dramatic actress and how after hundreds of auditions, he was able to find his young star Jaeden Lieberher.
VeniceMase Podcast: 11/20/14
The new film “Beyond the Lights” is in theatres everywhere, and Director Gina Prince-Bythewood joins VeniceMase in the studio. The film is a hip hop love story set against the backdrop of pop music. Gina was also a triple-jumper at UCLA so there is their is some friendly Rivalry Week smack.
VeniceMase Podcast: 11/12/14
"Foxcatcher" is one of the most anticipated movies of the year. It's the true story of millionaire John DuPont & the murder of Olympic gold medal-winning wrestler Dave Schultz. The film, directed by Bennett Biller (Capote), stars Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo & Steve Carrell as DuPont was written by E. Max Frye & Dan Futterman who join Mase to talk about scripting the film.
VeniceMase Podcast: 11/11/14
The Kamenetzky Brothers join Mase as they talk with Academy Award nominated composer Alexandre Desplat whose new film "The Imitation Game" stars Benedict Cumberbatch & Keira Knightley. Also, the Lakers got their 1st win and then it's film talk time with the release of "Interstellar" in theatres.
VeniceMase Podcast: 11/7/14
If you watch "The Blacklist," you know star Amir Arison, part of the FBI task force working with the master-criminal Reddington. Amir joins VeniceMase to talk about his work on the top-rated NBC series, what it was like co-starring with Lena Dunham on "Girls" and his life as an actor. He also shares his feelings about the death of Robin Williams, who he appears with in the new indie film "Merry Friggin' Christmas."
VeniceMase Podcast: 11/6/14
LeBron James & Maverick Carter are wrapping up their first season Executive Producing the hit series "Survivor's Remorse" on Starz, telling the story of kid from the inner city who becomes an NBA superstar while bringing his family along for the life-changing ride. VeniceMase sits down with star Jessie T. Usher, who plays Cam Calloway, and they get into all of the issues raised by this funny, true-to-life show.
VeniceMase Podcast: 11/5/14
If you're a fan of "Lost" or "The Walking Dead" or "The Good Wife," this is a must listen podcast. VeniceMase sits down with filmmaker Des Doyle to talk about his new documentary "Showrunners," an inside look at the people who actually "run" your favorite shows.
VeniceMase Podcast: 10/30/14
Mase is joined by writer/director Dan Gilroy whose new film "Nightcrawler" uncovers the ugly side of local news. Gilroy talks about his collaboration with actor Jake Gyllenhaal & the questionable nature of what passes for news today. Gilroy is also an avid sports gambler so he & Mase revisit his 2005 film "Two For the Money" starring Matthew McConaughey & Al Pacino.
VeniceMase Podcast: 10/28/14
The TV series "Grimm" has a rabid following & VeniceMase is joined by Bitsie Tulloch who plays the fearless Juliette. She talks about working on a hit series, her just-revealed off-screen relationship with co-star David Giuntoli, being part of Best Picture winner "The Artist" & her love for the Portland Trailblazers.
VeniceMase Podcast: 10/27/14
Mase's love of movies can be traced to watching Siskel & Ebert as a kid, and now a new documentary has captured Ebert's life - including his difficult final years. "Life Itself," directed by Steve James, is among the best reviewed films of 2014, and Ebert's widow Chaz joins to talk about the film & her late husband's amazing life.
VeniceMase Podcast: 10/23/14
Lamont, Princella & Rashawn, otherwise known as The Zeno Family from "The People's Couch"on Bravo, join VeniceMase for a hilarious podcast. They talk Lamont on his his music career, Rashawn on following in his footsteps & Princella's work as an Esthetician plus the family's journey from Motown-to-LA.
VeniceMase Podcast: 10/22/14
He played Forrest Gump Jr. and was an Oscar nominee for "The Sixth Sense." Then he worked for Spielberg in "A.I." Haley Joel Osment joins VeniceMase to talk about his early career and his new film, "Sex Ed."
VeniceMase Podcast: 10/20/14
The Trojans beat Colorado off of a record 7 TD passes from Cody Kessler so Mase has his weekly recap with Garry Paskwietz of wearesc.com & Ryan Abraham of uscfootball.com and also previews their matchup in Utah. Also, a bonus discussion on LenDale White aka "Thunder" getting tossed from the Coliseum following the game.
VeniceMase Podcast: 10/17/14
Renee Felice Smith and Barrett Foa join VeniceMase to talk about their work on the hit CBS television series "NCIS: Los Angeles," plus finding an agent, foul-mouthed puppets on Broadway and a live rendition of the National Anthem.
VeniceMase Podcast: 10/17/14
The Professional Bullriders Association comes to Huntington Beach starting Saturday, October 18, and VeniceMase gets a crash-course in how it's done from former World Champion Guillherme Marchi from Brazil and Kasey Hayes from Kansas.
VeniceMase Podcast: 10/17/14
VeniceMase is joined by one of the most influential men in Hollywood. Franklin Leonard is the founder and CEO of The Blacklist which collects the best unproduced screenplays each year. The hand-selected scripts have gone on to win 3 of the past 6 Best Picture winners and 7 of the past 14 screenwriting Oscars.
VeniceMase Podcast: 10/15/14
VeniceMase explores the details of the life of Heinrich Himmler, the Nazi who devised and carried out "The Final Solution." Vanessa Lapa joins to discuss her new film "The Decent One," an account of Himmler's life based on his personal letters and photographs. This is a very sober conversation about the true nature of evil.
VeniceMase Podcast: 10/13/14
It was a tumultuous weekend for college football here in LA. VeniceMase covers all of it. Gary Paskwietz from WeAreSC.com joins to talk about the Trojans' narrow escape with a "W" at Arizona. Plus, David Woods from BruinReportOnline.com discusses UCLA's blowout loss to Oregon and the confrontation between Jim Mora and Jeff Ulbrich.
VeniceMase Podcast: 10/10/14
VeniceMase is joined by the amazing character actor Dylan Baker, best known for "Damages," "The Good Wife," "Secretariat" & "Kinsey." His directorial debut is "23 Blast," the true story of Travis Freeman, who as a high school football player in Kentucky, is stricken with a rare disease that took his eyesight & still returned to play the game he loves.
VeniceMase Podcast: 10/3/14
Mase is joined by Andy & Brian Kamenetzky for a conversation with actor JK Simmons starring in the new film "Whiplash". Then some Dodgers playoff talk, followed by actor Christian Camargo who makes his directorial debut with the new indie "Days & Nights".
VeniceMase Podcast: 10/1/14
Jay Paterno joins Mase to talk about his new book "Paterno Legacy: Enduring Lessons from the Life and Death of My Father." Jay lays out in detail what he believes are the biggest misconceptions about his father and the role he played in the Jerry Sandusky scandal.
VeniceMase Podcast: 9/29/14
Mase does a deep recap of USC football with Ryan Abraham from USCFootball.com & Gary Paskwietz of WeAreSC.com to discuss the Trojans win over Oregon State. Plus, Mase doesn't forget about the Bruins as David Woods from BruinReportOnline.com discusses UCLA's monster win over the Arizona State Sun Devils.
VeniceMase Podcast: 9/29/14
VeniceMase is joined by filmmaker Joshua Tickell whose new documentary "Pump" will change your attitude about fuel forever. Oil companies enjoy a monopoly in providing transportation fuels, but we are on the verge of an historic change. Tickell explains the role of the auto industry in disassembling our LA trolley system in the early 20th century, the economic boom in Brazil which has been fueled by ethanol and the America entrepreneurs who are leading the charge for alternative fuels.
VeniceMase Podcast: 9/25/14
VeniceMase grew up watching "The Love Boat," the long-running ABC series, and Jill Whelan, played Captain Stubing's daughter Vicki. Mase heard her co-hosting a podcast with Brian Phelps of "Mark & Brian" fame, and he invited her in for a loose, funny conversation with Andy Kamentzky co-hosting.
VeniceMase Podcast: 9/24/14
The new faith-based music film "The Song" opens nationwide Friday September 26th and in this podcast Mase speaks with the film's director Richard Ramsey. They talk about the making of the film, "Roots" music (like Mumford & Sons) & Mase even shares some of his own personal spiritual journey.
VeniceMase Podcast: 9/22/14
Like almost everybody else, Mase loves a great Denzel Washington movie. "The Equalizer" comes out this Friday & Mase got a chance to sit down with screenwriter Richard Wenk. Not only has he written one of the biggest movies of the year, he also loves "Mason & Ireland!"
VeniceMase Podcast: 9/19/14
Mase talks with Academy Award nominee Juliette Lewis about her new film "Kelly & Cal." They also discuss what it has been like working with some of the greatest directors of all-time: Oliver Stone, Martin Scorsese, Woody Allen, Mira Nair & Lasse Hallstrom.
VeniceMase Podcast: 9/17/14
Director Michael Berry joins the VeniceMase Podcast to talk about his new film "Frontera." The film is set at the Arizona-Mexico border, and it captures the humanity of the immigration crisis -- without any politics or taking sides. Berry talks about working with an all-star cast, including Ed Harris, Amy Madigan, Michael Peña and Eva Longoria, as a first-time director. Also an actor, he shares his thoughts about performing on Broadway in, among other shows, Pulitzer Prize winner "Next to Normal."
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