The battles of Fyre Festival docs w guest Andrew Ti (Yo, Is This Racist?) and we break down antiheroes with white privilege, scammer culture, and FuckJerry.
Our very first Sup Doc Documentary Quiz Show was amazing! Standing room only! Our esteemed guests and comedians Alex Falcone (Voted Portland’s Funniest Person), Kate Willett (Netflix, Jim Jefferies Show), Mike Drucker (The Tonight Show, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee), and Molly Sanchez ( Failure to Launch, Red All Over: A Handmaid’s Tale Recap) were hilarious, smart and ready for some documentary trivia!
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)!
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…
Paco Romane and George Chen recap CENTRAL PARK FIVE with Kaseem Bentley and Lauren Stanton. We get into Trump, false accusations, and American injustice. Recorded at The Comedy Store LA
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.
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!
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.
The cool comedy news website Splitsider featured us in their comedy podcast roundup with a sweet write up about Ep 73 Some Kind Of Monster with comedian Dana Gould! The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding,…
Sup Doc A Documentary Film Podcast What’s Sup: Rocktober Spawned A Gremlin On 0ur newest What’s Sup Paco and George meet to discuss all the important stuff in life plus our ROCKTOBER MONTH of shows!…
Our guest is comedian David Huntsberger and our doc is Man vs Snake: The Long and Twisted Tale of Nibbler the inspirational and outrageous true story of one man’s quest for the highest video game score ever. The film follows players as they try to accumulate a billion points on the 1982 arcade game, Nibbler, a feat first achieved by Tim McVey in 1984.
On episode 64 of Sup Doc hosts Paco Romane and George Chen sit down with the very talented comedian/musician Howard Kremer. They talk about the 2013 documentary Muscle Shoals celebrating Rick Hall, the founder of FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. The signature “Muscle Shoals sound” developed in songs such as “I’ll Take You There”, “Brown Sugar”, and “When a Man Loves a Woman.” Howard and the boys also discuss Public Enemy, Hip Hop Evolution, docs vs biopics, high school band names, and Jello Biafra.
Every other Monday we check in with our listeners with an even less formal talk between George and Paco catching everyone up on Doc news, comedy shows, and our upcoming episode. Speaking of which: Next week July 24th the King of Summah Howard Kremer joins us to talk about the documentary MUSCLE SHOALS (2013, dir. Greg Camalier)
Hosts Paco Romane and George Chen are joined by Alamo Drafthouse LA programmer Bret Berg to discuss The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years (1988, Penelope Spheres). As a programmer for Alamo Drafthouse’s upcoming Los Angeles location, Bret produces and hosts Alamo’s preliminary pop-up screenings in town.
Sup Doc A Documentary Film Podcast What’s Sup The Decline of Podcasting Paco and George let you know about the episodes they’ve banked with LA guests, next week’s Decline Of Western Civilization Part II: The…
Paco and George sit down with comedian/artist Kristina Wong to discuss LO AND BEHOLD, REVERIES OF THE CONNECTED WORLD (2016). Along the way we learn about Kristina’s practice, rapping in Uganda, trolling Trump on twitter, and our relationship to technology.
Paco and George discuss Marfa, TX, Get Me Roger Stone, Gong, Cary Grant, Kodi, Showtime shows, Long Strange Trip, Adam West, conspiracy culture, Prog Rock and more.
Will Scovill appears as the Voice of God.
On Ep 61 Paco Romane and George Chen sat down with comedian and actor Ahmed Bharoocha to talk about the documentary Detropia.