Sun, 29 November 2015
The Fifth Beatle
Tony had too much tryptophan so George is once again left minding the GATES. Have no fear! George is joined by Vivek J. Tiwary, the author of the multi-award winning graphic novel, The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story. You have heard George gush about this book, which was illustrated by Andrew Robinson and Kyle Baker. Vivek was kind enough to share the behind-the-scenes process of writing the story of his "historical mentor." Plus, he talks about his award winning past as a producer on Broadway, his current project writing the screenplay for the film adaptation of The Fifth Beatle, and what the future holds for his multi-platform arts and entertainment company, Tiwary Entertainment Group.
You can find out more about Vivek and The Fifth Beatle at www.tiwaryent.com and www.thefifthbeatle.com. Also, follow and "Like" him on Facebook at Vivek J. Tiwary and The Fifth Beatle Film and follow him on Twitter at Vivek J. Tiwary. Tell him George and Tony sent you.
What?! You don't know who Brian Epstein is and why he is important to the success of the Beatles? You haven't read Vivek's The Fifth Beatle? Please consider remedying this situation by ordering this exquisite graphic novel (and anything else you need for this holiday season) using the Amazon link at www.georgeandtony.com. It also makes a great gift. Thank you for your support!
NOTE: Please pardon some of the audio quality during this episode.
Wait...you don't know who the Beatles are??? AARRGGHH!!!
Sun, 22 November 2015
I'll Have What Phil's Having
Tony is out searching for Black Friday deals so George interviews special guest Phil Rosenthal, the creator and executive producer of the sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond and currently the star of his own PBS series, I'll Have What Phil's Having, a wonderful travelogue show that just wrapped up season one. Phil discusses his travels around the world sampling all sorts of cuisine and soaking up diverse cultures. He also provides unique insight to some of your favorite episodes of Everybody Loves Raymond.
You can get the DVD of the first season of I'll Have What Phil's Having using the Amazon link at www.georgeandtony.com. Go to www.pbs.org/wgbh/what-phils-having to find out more information about the show. Follow and "Like" Phil and I'll Have What Phil's Having on Facebook and Twitter...and don't forget to let him know you heard him on the show!
George and Tony will be celebrating their 100th episode at the end of December and they would love to hear from you. Please send them your questions and comments via Facebook and Twitter so they can answer them on that show. Go ahead and Follow and give them a "Like", too. Thank you and have a wonderful Thanksgiving.
Sun, 15 November 2015
Omar's Birthday Surprise
Omar Latiri, host of Arts Review and Commentary on the RELM Network (www.artsreviewandcommentary.com and www.relmnetwork.com), returns to the show to fill in for Tony (Omar appeared on episode 56; check it out in the archives). George and Omar talk about all things pumpkin, holiday "non-troversies", Star Wars, and, as the title suggests, Omar's birthday surprise.
Don't forget, George and Tony's 100th episode is right around the corner and they would love to hear from you. Episode 100 will be devoted to listener questions and feedback so please drop us a line on Facebook (@George and Tony Entertainment) and Twitter (@George and Tony).
Please help support the "little podcast that thinks it can" by using the Amazon link at www.georgeandtony.com for all your online shopping needs this holiday season. Subscribing on iTunes, leaving five-star reviews, and recommending us to your friends and family are other ways to help us out. We appreciate you listening.
Sun, 8 November 2015
Cue The Chimes For Darrell Taylor
Meet Darrell Taylor, fan of the RELM Network, and purveyor of his own podcasts on the Taylor Network. Follow him on Twitter @thevoice123 and @taylornetwork. George and Darrell discuss working at the New York Public Library, podcasting, diversity in comics, and two ships passing in the night at conventions. Plus, they talk about creators JK Woodward and Chris Kipiniak (Behemoth, available on comixology.com), Tom King (Sheriff of Babylon from Vertigo Comics, Grayson and Omega Men from DC Comics, and Vision from Marvel Comics), and David Walker (Shaft from Dynamite Entertainment).
Interested in some of the books you hear about on the show? Please use the Amazon link at www.georgeandtony.com for all your online shopping needs.
And don't forget, George and Tony are planning their All Listener Feedback Show for the end of December. Send them your questions via Facebook and Twitter. Thank you for listening.
Sun, 1 November 2015
Middleburg Film Festival 2015
Bryan Loy (@TenBucksAThrow on Twitter), film critic and co-founder of the independent film production company, Cineraffe, returns to discuss the Middleburg Film Festival (https://middleburgfilm.org) with George and Tony. Among the films discussed: Spotlight, Son of Saul, Macbeth, Carol, 45 Years, Anomalisa, Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict, Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words, Tab Hunter Confidential, Harry and Snowman. Plus, celebrity encounters!
We celebrate cinema this week and you can too by using the Amazon link at www.georgeandtony.com when purchasing all your Blu-Rays, DVDs, and your holiday gifts and supplies. Please help support the show by subscribing on iTunes, leaving a five-star review, and encouraging your friends to do the same. We appreciate it.