George spoke with Eric Steuer about one of his favorite docs, EXIT THROUGH THE GIFT SHOP (2010). The only film credited to Banksy, Exit Through The Gift Shop tells the story of Thierry Guetta, a self-taught street artist/documentarian who ends up becoming the subject of the film.
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”!
Sup Doc Podcast: The Documentary Podcast that is also very funny We’re celebrating 100 episodes, great guests, and a ton of Netflix binging SUP DOC PODCAST CELEBRATES EPISODE 100!“Sup Doc is a nice appetizer if…
On this latest season of the Organist, some interview segments had to do with documentaries, so they offered to let us share these segments with you! This first episode of the season focuses on “The Voice of God” so we hear about Penelope Spheeris and her partner SIN.
Documentary films often have the authoritative “Voice of God” style of narration, which presents an omniscient, impartial, deep-voiced narrator. Someone often associated with this is voice over artist Peter Coyote, best known as the narrator of Ken Burns’ documentaries. Peter Coyote continues to work as an actor, voiceover artist, and narrator. He lives in Northern California.
This is a special LIVE episode of Sup Doc. We recorded this at The New Parkway Theater in Oakland Ca. We screened the documentary The United States of Detroit and then talked with the director Tylor Norwood and originally from Detroit and currently living in Oakland comedian Karinda Dobbins (regularly opens for W Kamau Bell).
Guest comedians Rana May and Shelly Paul join George to explore our online lives and the world of Second Life
We had a great time recording this LIVE at the SF Docfest. Lots of adoring Freaks and Geeks and Sup Doc fans showed up for the live recording! Hosts Paco Romane and George Chen chatted with the director Brent Hodge and comedians (and uber Freaks and Geeks fans) Kelly Anneken and David Klein!
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.
Part 1 of our True Crime series starts off with West of Memphis. We recap this follow up to the Paradise Lost series with horror filmmaker Gavin Michael Booth.
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.
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.
Ep 81 CITY OF GOLD with comedian Karl Hess Sup Doc Podcast: Documentaries. Comedy and God Knows What Else This episode is sponsored by Hoppin Hot Sauce! On today’s episode, George talks Los Angeles and…
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!
In this bonus content hosts Paco Romane and George Chen talked with the amazing band YACHT (Claire Evans, Jona Bechtolt) about Netflix, ASMR You can hear this great chat and others for as low as $1 a month! We also have great Sup Doc swag for all of our patreon supporters as well!
In this bonus content hosts Paco Romane and George Chen talked with the legendary comedian Wayne Federman about Halloween, Regan and the doc The Tickle King! You can hear this great chat and others for as low as $1 a month! We also have great Sup Doc swag for all of our patreon supporters as well!
George and Paco visit with actress/improviser/musician Tawny Newsome to discuss her experience cosplaying STOP MAKING SENSE-era Talking Heads for Documentary Now and in a Talking Heads cover band. We talk about Second City, her projects with Jon Langford (Mekons, Skull Orchard), the WOOZ of Vacaville, and recording with the legendary Muscle Shoals Swampers!