Filmmaker Kenneth Thomas had been chronicling the state of the San Francisco shop when it closed in 2016. It Came From Aquarius Records pays tribute to the institution with input from the likes of Matt Groening, Wayne Coyne, Liz Harris, Ty Segall, and many more.
Ep 188 LIKE A ROLLING STONE: THE LIFE & TIMES OF BEN FONG-TORRES with music publicist Daniel Gill On this episode we’re covering Like a Rolling Stone: the Life and Times of Ben Fong Torres….
We deep dive into Todd Haynes’ Velvet Underground documentary…
We review the controversial Woodstock 99: Peace, Love, and Rage (directed by Garrett Price)…
We talk about This Is Pop the music documentary series currently streaming on Netflix…
On episode 161 George and Paco sit down with musician and journalist Kevin Seal to recap Alex Winter’s 2020 documentary Zappa.
On episode 157 we recap the 2014 documentary Jaco currently streaming on Hulu. Jaco, the doc, is about the brief, brilliant and brutal musical career of the legendary electric bass player Jaco Pastorius a self-taught musician who changed the course of modern music.
Today Paco and George recap the new Showtime documentary The Go Go’s . Notably the first all-femme band to write their own songs, play their own instruments, and snag a #1 US album. Directed by Allison Ellwood, this straightforward music documentary looks at the LA group’s rise, reign and breakup, along with youthful ambition, firings, drugs, rehab, money squabbles, breakup, and inevitable reunions.
On episode 149 of Sup Doc we are recapping the classic 2008 documentary Anvil: The Story of Anvil directed by Sacha Gervasi who was a teenage fan and Anvil roadie. This doc is tragic, brilliant and hilarious and is as close to the real life Spinal Tap as possible
Filmmakers Puloma Basu and Rob Hatch-Miller were the exact right couple to document the final days of beloved New York record shop Other Music.
On Ep 136 host Paco Romane sits down with comedian Brooke Heinichen to recap and discuss the Netflix documentary Miss Americana.
On episode 131 of Sup Doc host Paco Romane sits down with comedian and musician Phil Johnson to recap the 2019 Netflix documentary The Lion’s Share.
On Ep 121 George interviews director Dava Whisenant about her award winning film Bathtubs Over Broadway (streaming on Netflix). The film follows the arc of comedy writer Steve Young (Late Show with David Letterman) as he discovers the little-known world of industrial musical theater.
We recap the Bob Dylan concert film Rolling Thunder Revue. Rolling Thunder is a Martin Scorsese mocumenatry that is part Zelig part This Is Spinal Tap
Director Ian McFarland explains his great love for his Godfathers Of Hardcore subjects, Agnostic Front.
Theory of Obscurity: A Film About the Residents. This film peels back some of the mysterious layers surrounding the San Francisco experimental music entity.
We talk with director William Badgley about his documentaries about musicians The Slits, KARP, and Don Letts.
Our guest is author Tony Dushane and we talk about 20,000 Days On Earth the film that examines a day in the life of music icon Nick Cave. We get into music, religion, creativity and even writing tips from Tony, who teaches novel writing at UCLA Extension. Tony DuShane is the author and screenwriter of Confessions of a Teenage Jesus Jerk.
A podcast about a documentary about radio? Only on this show! George spoke with the director of Sex and Broadcasting, Tim K Smith in Los Angeles. Sex and Broadcasting is a 2014 documentary about New Jersey’s longstanding freeform radio station WFMU, and its struggles to stay afloat.
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.