Hosts Paco Romane and George Chen recap the Alex Gibney’s HBO documentary The Inventor: Out For Blood In Silicon Valley with Bay Area comedian Sara DeForest. If you’re not familiar with this story it centers around the latest captivating fraud from the tales of Silicon Valley “geniuses”, and is worthy of discussion next to Hulu’s Fyre Festival documentary, “Fyre Fraud.
On episode 110 we recap the HBO doc “Leaving Neverland” with comedian Chris Martin. This was a great interview and we get deep in the details. We lead with our hearts in this talk as this is a tough but important subject matter.
If truth is stranger than fiction it doesn’t get stranger than this hit true crime documentary Abducted In Plain Sight.
Restrepo is a 2010 American documentary film about the Afghanistan war, directed by American journalist Sebastian Junger and British photojournalist Tim Hetherington.The film explores the year that Junger and Hetherington spent in Afghanistan on assignment for…
On episode 101 co-host Paco Romane recaps the documentary Finders Keepers with comedian Chris Storin. Chris is the host of News Dick and That’s That podcast. In this recap Paco and Chris also get into comedy, music and even uncover an unexpected surprise!
We take a look back at some of our favorite moments from the past 100 episodes. You’ll hear clips from Dana Gould, YACHT, Wayne Federman, Sara June, Megan Koester, Baron Vaughn, Marjorie Sturm, William Hutson, and Adam Pfahler. You’ll even hear a clip within a clip (and a guy from clipping)!
We are thrilled to have as our guest journalist, activist and comedian Francesca Fiorentini as we recap Michael Moore’s latest documentary Fahrenheit 11/9. Francesca is known famously for her work on AJ+ Newbroke. As with most Sup Doc episodes we have differences, lot of laughs, in-depth moments, no real conclusions and we get schooled in “postcolonial feminist theory”!
Guest comedians Rana May and Shelly Paul join George to explore our online lives and the world of Second Life
Our guest is comedian Chad Opitz and our doc is Evil Genius a true crime series about the murder of Brian Wells often referred to as the “pizza bomber” case.
On episode 91 of Sup Doc, we’re talking about the cult classic documentary KING OF KONG with comedian and actor Matt Champagne.
On episode 90 hosts Paco Romane and George Chen grapple with the subject of wrestling and the HBO documentary Andre the Giant with the very knowledgeable and hilarious Danielle Radford.
#MAYhemMonth continues with the #TrueCrime doc CROPSEY. Staten Island’s tight knit community was the site of a series of child disappearances throughout the 70s and 80s. This is the stuff of boogeyman legends! Hosts Paco Romane and George Chen recap the terrifying doc CROPSEY with comedian Andy Sell.
Legendary comedian Wayne Federman RETURNS to Sup Doc to talk about the HBO doc The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling. Not only was Wayne a co-producer on this doc he was a good friend of Garry’s and shared a lot about the making of this film and reflected on their long friendship.
Paco eats and drinks with comedian Drew Platt while they recap American Movie, one of the best documentaries ever made.
On Ep 83 we sat down with comedian Alex Hooper to talk about the Academy award-winning documentary Man On Wire. Alex has a strong connection to this doc because he recently started slacklining and as we discover there is more than a casual connection between walking on a wire without a net and performing comedy!
We sat down with comedian Krista Fatka to discuss Vikram Gandhi’s 2012 documentary KUMARE. Gandhi, a lapsed Hindu, conducts an experiment posing as a guru named Kumare. Kumare/Gandhi attracts a number of followers in Arizona and the question is when and how he’ll reveal the truth behind Kumare.
On Ep 77 host Paco Romane sits down with comedian/writer Molly Sanchez to talk, dissect and deconstruct the doc Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond. Due to technical difficulties host George Chen couldn’t attend so Paco and Molly talk hella smack about George but also get into comedy, movies, writing and much more!
On today’s episode hosts Paco Romane and George Chen sat down with comedian/writer Solomon Georgio. Solomon has written for Adam Ruins Everything & Spongebob SquarePants. His TV credits include CONAN, The Meltdown, This Is Not Happening, Viceland’s Flophouse, and Last Call with Carson Daly. He’s also got a new Comedy Central special called Homonégro Superior.
To know Nick Stargu (or DJ Real) is to love him! Nick is a friend of the show (he appeared on our LIVE Sketchfest episode 2 years ago) and is a very talented comedian and musician. Nick brought to us We Jam Econo the revealing doc that looks back at the history of the influential 1980s punk band the Minutemen.
On Ep 73 rounding out our Rocktober music doc series, Paco and George sat down with the brilliant writer and comedian Dana Gould. They talked about the 2004 Metallica doc Some Kind of Monster which Dana rightfully described as “the best documentary ever made about marriage”. They also get into a discussion about therapy, his favorite jokes from The Simpsons, JFK, divorce, stage worthy jokes, father figures, Brian Wilson, John Lennon, and so much more!