January 17, 2015

EP. 6 — Captain EO with Doug Benson

Happy 2015 everyone! Doug Benson is known as a lover of movies and he joined Matt this week to discuss how his love of movies lead him to be an orange dancer in the Disney multidimensional attraction Captain EO. Doug tells us about his time working as a PA for Michael Jackson, watching MJ do his signature moonwalk on the set, how Doug’s views on MJ which he shared on Doug Loves Movies where badly timed, and being squibbed in Return of the Living Dead II. Plus, Matt welcomes his grandmother Eleanor Gourley to talk about falling in love with Cesar Romero and much more when she lived near the infamous Schwab’s Pharmacy and Garden of Allah Hotel in a segment called I Was There Circa 1942.

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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. 

October 6, 2019

EP. 100.6 — Superego Season 5!

Superego Returns – Get ready for six brand new episodes, including two never before heard live shows. All of it coming your way for free on October 9th!

December 4, 2018

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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