Russ Banham

Russ Banham is a Pulitzer Prize-nominated journalist, author of twenty-five books, and experienced public speaker.

Guest Appearances

October 25, 2017

Author and director Russ Banham joins Matt and guest co-host Steve Agee to discuss his role as Bobby Crockett in the 1979 classic comedy Meatballs. Russ tells of how his unusual wardrobe helped him during his audition before sharing stories of filming in a real summer camp and working alongside Bill Murray. Later, Russ talks about transitioning from acting into writing as well as how he ended up alongside the Rolling Stones on an episode of Saturday Night Live.