April 29, 2015
Magnifique! Diane Franklin, the princess of 80’s movies, joins Matt to chat about her role as the French foreign exchange student Monique Junet in Better Off Dead. Diane talks about her character being an ace baseball pitcher, expert skier, and overall bad-ass, why you should have to be able to act without words, the controversy surrounding John Cusack being upset after watching Better Off Dead for the first time, and more. Diane also tells us about her cut prom scene in Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure, her book Diane Franklin: The Excellent Adventures of the Last American, French-Exchange Babe of the 80s, and her idea for a Babes of the 80’s party. Plus, Matt has a special assignment for all of you Siri users in a new segment called I am Always There Too!
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January 7, 2020
In honor of Superego’s Sixth season (out Wednesday 1/8 only on Stitcher Premium), we are releasing another episode of Superego Forgotten Classics into the free feed! Plus stay tuned for a sneak peak of season six of Superego. Superego Forgotten Classics is a bold interpretation of Emily Bronte’s ‘Wuthering Heights.’ with Paul F. Tompkins as Heathcliff and Nelly Dean, Matt Gourley as Catherine and The Messenger, Mark McConville as Edgar Linton, Dr. Joseph Mellancamp, and Zilla, James Bladon as Lockwood and Landlord Earnshaw, and Narrated by Jeremy Carter.
December 4, 2018
EP. 100 — Silence of the Lambs with Brooke Smith
For the 100th and final (for now) episode of I Was There Too, Matt finally gets to sit down with his long-sought guest, actress Brooke Smith. She joins Matt to discuss her role as Catherine Martin aka the girl in the well in the 1991 horror film The Silence of the Lambs. Catherine chats about having to gain weight for the role, reading with three different actors all going out for the Jame “Buffalo Bill” Gumb role, and how director Jonathan Demme made her confront her demons. Plus, Matt bids farewell (for now) to all the wonderful listeners!
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