• Comedian

Ep 55 CRUMB with comedian Wayne Federman

Paco and George were thrilled to have the comedy legend Wayne Federman over to talk about his favorite documentary CRUMB. Crumb is Terry Zwigoff's (Ghost World) first film about his longtime friend and bandmate, godfather of underground comics Robert Crumb. This doc soon expands its scope to the Crumb Brothers (Maxon and Charles) and ends up going many unexpected directions. Read More
  • What's Sup

What’s Sup: The J.T. Splits

Paco, George, and Will discuss next week's episode with Wayne Federman on CRUMB, our upcoming interview with Pat Spurgeon (Rogue Wave, D-Tour), ongoing Laura Albert drama, G.L.O.W., City of Gold, The Devil and Daniel Johnston, and skateboarding docs. Read More
  • What's Sup

What’s Sup March 27, 2017

What's Sup are quick episodes where hosts Paco Romane and George Chen sit down with their producer Will Scovill to talk about what's happening in the world on documentaries, follow up’s, what's going on in their lives and what's coming up next on Sup Doc! Read More
  • Comedian

Ep 53 SIRIUS with comedian Ryan Singer

The very funny and informative Ryan Singer joined us to talk about Sirius, one of the most successful crowdfunded documentaries in history. The film explores an ongoing grassroots movement to get the U.S. government to reveal what it reportedly knows about UFOs, extraterrestrials and the availability of advanced alternative energy technologies that could greatly benefit everyone on Earth. Read More

Sup Doc Picked As A Top 10 Podcast!

If you love documentaries you cannot miss these Podcasts For documentary lovers and filmmakers there is a rich list of Podcasts with different profiles and spoken in hundreds of languages. Guidedoc has selected for you... Read More

What’s Sup March 13, 2017

Sup Doc is trying out a new format in addition to letting you know about next week's episode (Episode 53 SIRIUS with Ryan Singer - coming out March 20th).Will Scovill (Producer for Sup Doc) joins Paco and George as we discuss Adam Curtis, The Tickle King, Serena Williams, Gimme Danger, Bright Lights, Netflix, and our new sponsor GuideDoc (GuideDoc has an app for your phone to watch docs! Go to this link and enter your email for a chance to WIN a free month! Read More
  • Musician

Ep 52 TICKLED with YACHT

This Week on Sup Doc, Paco and George talk with Claire Evans and Jona Bechtolt from the band YACHT about one of 2016’s craziest documentaries, TICKLED! We also talk about feminist histories of the Internet, Halt and Catch Fire, cats, hidden Netflix test videos, sibling vs uncle torture. New Zealand journalists David Farrier and Dylan Reeve descend down a rabbit hole of an internet mystery that keeps adding stranger and stranger twists, and the drama has only heightened since the film’s release. Jona and Claire were excited to talk about Tickling, internet subculture and their many, many other projects (like their live score for ALIEN on March 9th at LACMA https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bring-the-noise-alien-with-new-live-music-by-yacht-tickets-32000728039). TICKLED can now be viewed on HBO and on HBOGO. http://www.hbo.com/documentaries/tickled Read More

Sup Doc Sponsor: GuideDoc

Sup Doc Podcast Welcomes New Sponsor GuideDoc joins Sup Doc! GuideDoc: Curated Docs. Discover and watch the world’s best hand-picked and award-winning docs from around the globe. New must-see documentaries each week! We show films with the capacity of turning anyone into a lover of the genre. Documentaries featuring shine light on hot topics or telling little but compelling stories, festival trotters or hidden gems, we have them all! At GuideDoc we are a team of documentary lovers that take very seriously the selection process of our films in order to amaze our spectators, avid consumers of the genre and with no time to waste. Our only rule is to have ground-breaking documentaries made by professionals storytellers. Read More

Listener Survey

Hey gang, It's been nearly TWO YEARS since we launched the show (started in May 2015). In all this time, we've been trying to figure out what you guys like and for the first time we thought "Let's ask them!" So below is a survey about your podcast consumption habits, your documentary watching habits, what you feel like Sup Doc is nailing and where we can improve. Should take you about 15-20 minutes to complete, it'll really help us out in terms of getting you the content you want! Thanks! Read More
  • Comedian

Ep 51 KID STAYS IN THE PICTURE with comedian Henry Phillips

On Episode 51 Sup Doc hosts George Chen and Paco Romane talk with comedian and musician Henry Phillips about his favorite doc THE KID STAYS IN THE PICTURE! Released in 2002, The Kid Stays in the Picture uses Evans' narration interspersed mostly with photographs from Evans' life as well as brief film footage from films such as Love Story, The Sun Also Rises, Rosemary's Baby, Chinatown, and The Godfather just to name a few...what makes this doc so great is Evans himself and how he changed Hollywood. Henry Phillips has been seen and heard performing his twisted songs and stories on ‘Comedy Central Presents’, ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’, as well as satellite and terrestrial radio nationwide. Read More
  • Live

Ep 50 MEMORIAL DAY 2000 live at SF Sketchfest 2017

Sup Doc RETURNS to SF Sketchfest! With hosts Paco Romane and George Chen for a special FREE event with panelist Cory Sklar (Illogical Contraption), Emily Van Dyke, and Frankie G (Killing My Lobster, Narcissists Anonymous) and Melissa McQueen (The World Famous Comedy Store, Hollywood Improv Comedy Club) Last year’s Sketchfest show was awesome and we’re back for more! We screened the cult “found footage” short Memorial Day 2000 and then turned the mics on our panel to dissect, debate and discuss with hilarious results. Topics include our own youthful indiscretions, Juggalos, Springer, Faygo, Warped Tour, Northern Cities Vowel Shift, what constitutes a documentary, camping fails, and much more. We even get to hear Paco play piano. Read More
  • Writer

Ep 49 BARRY with screenwriter Adam Mansbach

On this episode of Sup Doc Paco sits down with writer Adam Mansbach who wrote the biopic Barry currently available on Netflix. Barry is set in the year 1981 and focuses on the future president Barack Obama as he struggles to figure out his identity as he moves between various different communities and social circles while attending Columbia University. We also talk about race and identity, why he wrote his best-seller Go The Fuck To Sleep, working with Alan Zweibel, and his method and inspiration to write Barry. Barry is a 2016 American drama film directed by Vikram Gandhi about Barack Obama's life at Columbia University in 1981. It stars Devon Terrell, Anya Taylor-Joy, Jason Mitchell, Ashley Judd, Jenna Elfman, Ellar Coltrane, Avi Nash and Linus Roache. It was selected to be screened in the Special Presentations section at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival. The film was released on Netflix on December 16, 2016. Read More
  • Comedian

Ep 48 DEATH OF SUPERMAN LIVES with comedian Bert DiVietri

Paco and George sit down with comedian Bert DiVietri to talk about his favorite documentary The Death of “Superman Lives”: What Happened? Director John Schnepp’s 2015 film looks at the infamous Tim Burton reboot of Superman starring Nicholas Cage, which never got made. We talk to Bert about DC vs. Marvel, fantasy casting, Kevin Smith, Jon Peters’s headlocks, fandom, and more. You can find the film at http://www.tdoslwh.com and it’s also available on Showtime. Read More
  • Host Review

Ep 47 YEAR END REVIEW with host Paco Romane

On EP 47 host Paco Romane talks about his favorite docs he watched in 2016, goes thru listener mail and provides some important details about our LIVE SF Sketchfest, the San Francisco Comedy Festival show on January 29th! And as always Paco, George Chen and Will Scovill would like to say THANK YOU FOR LISTENING!! You've made 2016 our best year yet! And as always Sup Doc is a 100% self-funded, volunteer labor of love. We want nothing more than to have ad free shows! To make that happen we created a Patreon page for those that can help out. We will also be providing unique Sup Doc content for our contributors. You can contribute as little as $1 a month! If now is not good for you we always appreciate you listening and spreading the word about Sup Doc! https://www.patreon.com/supdocpodcast Read More
  • Comedian

Ep 46 HOME MOVIE with comedian Amy Miller

Sup Doc: A Documentary Film Podcast Ep 46 HOME MOVIE with comedian Amy Miler Sup Doc Ep46: Hosts George Chen and Paco Romane sit down with comedian Amy Miller (Last Comic Standing, Kill Rock Stars)... Read More

Spotify Playlist

Here’s a Spotify playlist of our past (and upcoming) guests on the show! It ranges from comedy and storytelling to music, including William Hutson and Jonathan Snipes’ score for Room 237, Wimps, Hutch Harris, Todd Glass,... Read More

Pins for Patreon supporters!

  George designed these California Bart enamel pins (which have additional meaning post-election). We  also have Sup Doc logo 1″ badge pins for our Patreon patrons! Patreon is a great way to support this show, and... Read More
  • Writer

Ep 43 HELL HOUSE with MTV writer Molly Lambert

Sup Doc: A Documentary Film Podcast Sup Doc Ep 43: Hell House with MTV writer Molly Lambert   Paco and George talk with MTV writer/podcaster Molly Lambert. They get into ghosts, The Black Dahlia, music, Christianity, and... Read More

Sup Doc Picked As A Top 10 Podcast!

If you love documentaries you cannot miss these Podcasts For documentary lovers and filmmakers there is a rich list of Podcasts with different profiles and spoken in hundreds of languages. Guidedoc has selected for you…

What’s Sup March 13, 2017

Sup Doc is trying out a new format in addition to letting you know about next week’s episode (Episode 53 SIRIUS with Ryan Singer – coming out March 20th).Will Scovill (Producer for Sup Doc) joins Paco and George as we discuss Adam Curtis, The Tickle King, Serena Williams, Gimme Danger, Bright Lights, Netflix, and our new sponsor GuideDoc (GuideDoc has an app for your phone to watch docs! Go to this link and enter your email for a chance to WIN a free month!

Sup Doc Sponsor: GuideDoc

Sup Doc Podcast Welcomes New Sponsor

GuideDoc joins Sup Doc!

GuideDoc: Curated Docs. Discover and watch the world’s best hand-picked and award-winning docs from around the globe. New must-see documentaries each week! We show films with the capacity of turning anyone into a lover of the genre. Documentaries featuring shine light on hot topics or telling little but compelling stories, festival trotters or hidden gems, we have them all!

At GuideDoc we are a team of documentary lovers that take very seriously the selection process of our films in order to amaze our spectators, avid consumers of the genre and with no time to waste. Our only rule is to have ground-breaking documentaries made by professionals storytellers.

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