Prolific bad-ass Karen Maruyama graced us on THE GASP! this week! What shows has she been on? Ummm— ALL OF THEM. We deep-dive dish about her credits including Pulp Fiction, Full House, Arrested Development, The Bucket List and a kaleidoscope of others, and also cover her other career as a legendary improviser and formidable Groundlings teacher. As she would say to an unimpressive student: WOMPP WAHHHH!
Call the doctor! A serious case of Dance Fever has broken out on THE GASP! this week! The dynamic sweetheart that is Anne “Mama” Fletcher is one of the few people in this biz who successfully progressed from dancer to choreographer to feature film director, and her story is fascinating! She also has lots of juicy tales about working with everyone from Channing Tatum to Paula Abdul to Mark Wahlberg to Barbra Streisand and many more. Stretch it out and plug us in, hoofers!
Whoo-hoo! Finally on The GASP!, it’s the coolest, rockin-est gal we know, Tipper Newton! Not only has her talent and groovy gorge-osity graced TV shows such as The Mindy Project, Love, The Guest Book, Curb Your Enthusiasm and Adam Ruins Everything, she ALSO SINGS OUR THEME SONG, “Waiting on the Call” with her band Color TV!! Get out your lighters, cuz there’s about to be a private concert up in the kitchen!
Whoooaaa Nellie! We got Alison Arngrim, Little Miss Oleson herself, on The GASP! this week and she’s spilling all kinds of prairie tea, girl! We also get scoops about her being a brat on the The Love Boat, a teen hooker on Fantasy Island, and life after Little House on The Prairie! Close the barn door and lend an ear, Half-Pint!
Guuyyyy! We are super-stoked! Comedy Legend & OG SNL-er Laraine Newman is GASP!ing with us this week! She was kind enough to have us to her house even, where we enjoyed delicious snacks & heard even more delectable stories of her amazing life, spanning from her Bev Hills childhood to Saturday Night Live to her busier-than-ever voice-over career. Suit up & jump in!
What a treat to have Kate Flannery on THE GASP! this week. She’s a comedic talent trove, and has appeared in a slew of movies and TV shows including Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Comeback, Wizards of Waverly Place, All Night, Cooties, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, O.K K.O, and many more, but is perhaps best known for playing oft-drunk nudity-enthusiast Meredith Palmer for nine seasons on the American version of The Office. We deep-dive into her comedy past and harvest many story treasures! Ahoy, matey!
Bow down with Sam and Geo as they worship a true gay legend on THE GASP! today! Scott Thompson is an actor, writer, and ground-breaking comedian who came to fame in the ‘90’s for his work with the iconic comedic troupe The Kids In The Hall and their eponymous tv series, AND he has been in a zillion other shows from Touched By an Angel to Hannibal to The Simpsons, and he gots some dish on all of’em! Put on your bib, Denise; it gets salty and juicy up in here!
Wow! We had a true gasp-worthy THE GASP! with the divine Kirsten Vangsness this week! She’s played FBI Technical Analyst Penelope Garcia for 13 SEASONS (!) on Criminal Minds on CBS, and also is a writer, producer and award-winning theatre artist. We had a riveting convo with the lady in her gorgeous home’s bordello make-out nook, and you’ll enjoy it as much as we did. Pucker up for pleasure!
This week on THE GASP! we interview the groundbreaking actress, activist, speaker, singer, teacher, raconteur extraordinaire and force of nature Alexandra Billings! While she is probably most widely known for playing Davina on the Golden-Globe-winning Amazon series “Transparent,” she has had a brilliant stage career, appeared in many television shows and films and her astounding and inspirational life-story would make an award-winning movie itself! Strap in for a true Gasp-worthy interview!!
What a thrill to sit down with the effervescent and hilarious Lynne Stewart this week on The Gasp! This treasure and veritable comedy icon has been making screen magic for decades, from her movie work in American Graffiti, Elvira Mistress of the Dark and many more, to playing Miss Yvonne in all things Pee Wee Herman, to portraying Charlie’s wacky mom on Its Always Sunny In Philadelphia! (She’s also got great Golden Girls stories!) Chug it!! This episode is sponsored by the fashion designs of Juan Chavez! Visit him on instagram @died4yoursins to get your customed made elaganza!