December 10, 2014
Actress Melody Rae joins Matt via phone from Yelm, Washington this week to discuss her role as the woman with the baby carriage in the Union Station staircase shoot out in The Untouchables. Melody tells us about completely improvising her memorable scene, how she handled the explosions, baby, & squibs, and working with Kevin Costner. Plus, Matt introduces a new segment called I Was There Tune, where he is joined by his good friend/music editor/composer James “Jimmy Blades” Bladon to talk about composing music, working with director Tony Scott, sound effects, and life behind the mixer. Finally, Matt closes out the show by talking about how Mickey Rourke was originally going to play Eliot Ness in another installment of I Wasn’t There Too.
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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