There is only one crew member who worked as long on Buffy as Joss Whedon, that person is David Solomon. He edited the un-aired pilot and stayed with the series all the way until the end. He talks about the entire series from start to finish. He directed a fan favorite, The Prom, as well as Beer Bad. Listen to it here.
Spencer Hickman is the head of music for Mondo Music and Death Waltz Recording Company. He oversaw the project of releasing the Twin Peaks and Fire Walk With Me (FWWM) soundtracks on vinyl. Scott spoke with Spencer about the project. He talks about Lynch’s involvement as well as the special challenges in getting these on Vinyl. You can order these records from Death Waltz or head out to Amazon. (If they are still in stock, they go quickly)
Stephen Tobolowsky may not be a name you know, but his face sure is. He has acted in just about every television series we cover here at the Red Room. David Bushman and Scott interviewed him for the Big Bad Buffy Interviews podcast. That portion of the interview will debut on that podcast on Groundhog’s Day. This portion covers Stephen’s work on Curb Your Enthusiasm, Deadwood, Silicon Valley, Californication, Picket Fences, Seinfeld, The Goldburg’s and his new work on Netflix’s One Day At A Time. We also talk about his film work in Mississippi Burning, Groundhogs’s Day and Memento.
This podcast is a great podcast for actor’s wanting to know how to create characters for pilots, how to learn lines and what it means to be a working actor. Enjoy this wonderful interview. If you want to hear him talk about his work with Joss Whedon on Buffy, then head over to Big Bad Buffy Interviews and listen to more there.
Kristy Swanson originated the role of Buffy Summers in the 1992 movie, Buffy The Vampire Slayer. The movie opened with competition from Death Becomes Her and lost the box office race. But 25 years later, it is the movie of Buffy that is still a force in Popular Culture. Kristy talks about the movie, if she has ever seen the series and talks about working with Pee Wee Herman.
I had to ask her about her work with John Hughes so towards the end you get some talk about Pretty In Pink and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off as well. Enjoy this talk with our first Buffy, Kristy Swanson.
After 9 long years Netflix has brought Gilmore Girls back for 4 episodes. Jessica Dukes joins Scott to discuss all 4 episodes and those 4 final words. Only listen after you have watched them because we spoil it all.
Marcia Schulman was the casting director for several years on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. She cast all the main actors of the series and tells some wonderful behind the scenes stories of Angel, Buffy, Willow and Giles. This is the kind of in depth information that you get from the unsung heroes of the crew of Buffy. She doesn’t do many interviews so enjoy this one.
You can listen to the interview here or go out to iTunes to download and subscribe. We are trying to get this podcast off the ground so please help by sharing, liking and spreading the word. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Be sure to check out episode 1, an interview with Buffy’s Mom, Kristine Sutherland or episode 2 with writer David Fury.
2016 was a year to remember. Mostly for turing America upside down. Television however was at the top of it’s game. Scott & Josh each pick 10 shows from 2016 that make our best of TV list. You will love our number 1 pick that we call out at the same time. It is pretty funny.