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Alan Alda Encore

Gilbert Gottfried's Amazing Colossal Podcast

GGACP celebrates the 50th anniversary of the iconic TV series "M*A*S*H" (premiered September 17, 1972) with this ENCORE of a memorable 2018 interview with Emmy-winning actor-writer-director Alan Alda. In this episode, Alan discusses growing up in Burlesque theaters, working with his father Robert Alda, coping with the pressures of sudden fame and learning to live life “in the moment.” Also, Mickey Rooney "hails a cab," Buster Keaton does a backflip, Sarah Silverman forms an unlikely friendship and Alan remembers M*A*S*H colleagues Harry Morgan, Wayne Rogers and McLean Stevenson. PLUS: The Great Blackstone! “The Beast with Five Fingers”! Revisiting “Crimes and Misdemeanors”! Beetlepuss rescues Bela Lugosi! And Alan shares the stage with Red Buttons, Phil Silvers and Mae West! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 46mins

19 Sep 2022

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Alan Alda, Podcaster

The New Yorker Radio Hour

Alan Alda spent his early years in the burlesque theatres where his father, the actor Robert Alda, would perform. Those early years opened his eyes in more ways than one: “I was very aware of the naked women,” he told The New Yorker’s Michael Schulman, “but I was also aware of the comics.” Watching from the wings, Alda grew an appreciation for being funny, being creative, and being present. He put those skills to use for eleven years on “M*A*S*H” and in dozens of other performances on stage and screen—recently, as a divorce lawyer for Adam Driver’s character in “Marriage Story.” But it was only later in life that Alda realized his skills might be useful in another arena: science. Alda made it his crusade to help scientists communicate their ideas to a broad audience. “What occurred to me,” Alda told Schulman, “was that if we trained scientists starting from actually improvising, they would be able to relate to the audience the way they were relating to me.” He hosted a series of science programs and founded the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University. He also started a podcast. On “Clear+Vivid with Alan Alda,” Alda interviews luminaries from the fields of science, politics, and entertainment, drawing on his training to make their specialist knowledge accessible to listeners. Interviewing, he thinks, isn’t unlike performing with a scene partner: “You have to relate to the other person,” says Alda. “You have to observe the other person. You have to be watching their face, their body and language” to determine what it is the guest “really means.” Plus, if you’re still looking for something for the kids to do this summer, have you considered Horse Camp? A comedy sketch by Emily Flake and Sarah Hutto. 

28mins

24 Jun 2022

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Bullseye with Jesse Thorn

Alan Alda has been performing for over six decades. He played the iconic role of Hawkeye in M*A*S*H , was Arnold Vinnick on The West Wing and starred in several other memorable roles over the years. He has also had parts in a number of films and performed on Broadway. Alda is also an almost-journalist, a communicator and an interviewer. For almost thirty years now it has been his second career. First on television in the PBS series Scientific American Encounters and now on his podcast, Clear+Vivid . One listen to Clear+Vivid and you can tell that Alda has found his passion as a podcast host. Alan Alda joins Bullseye to talk about Clear+Vivid and dives into some of the different guests he has had on the show. He also shares what it was like when M*A*S*H, the television show that gave him his big break, came to an end. Plus, he talks about his years performing improv.

39mins

3 May 2022

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#87-The Cat's Me-Alan Alda (M*A*S*H & Sackcloth S1E1-2)

Rotten or Righteous Podcast

WHAT IN THE WORLD ARE WE DOING ANYMORE!?! WHAT, LUKE MOVES TO TIMBUKTU AND TAKES A FEW WEEKS OFF SO SCOTT AND ZACH JUST IMPLODE THE PODCAST?!? WHY IN THE WORLD ARE THEY REVIEWING "M*A*S*H"?!?! DON'T THEY KNOW THAT THIS IS A HORRIBLE IDEA?!? WHO EVEN KNOWS WHAT "MASH" IS ANYMORE!?! DON'T THEY REALIZE THAT SHOW HAS BEEN OFF THE AIR FOR FORTY YEARS?!? DOES ANYONE KNOW THE WORLD RECORD FOR THE MOST INTERROBANGS IN A SINGLE PODCAST DESCRIPTION?!?!Like us at Facebook.com/rottenorrighteous Email us: rottenorrighteous@gmail.comWe are available to listen too at the following Pod-catchers: Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/rotten-or-righteous-podcast/id1512682948
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49mins

24 Feb 2022

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Woody Adjacent - Alan Alda, Ellen Burstyn - Same Time, Next Year (1978)

The Woody Allen Retrospective

Back just before the end of the month to deliver another great Adjacent conversation on a golden oldie hollywood has tried to reboot a few times but can never quite get another one off the ground We again talk about how Woody might have tackled this one.. what do y'alls think if you have seen this one? Let's talk about... 21978's Same Time, Next Year Check out some of these links we mentioned this time... Woody Allen Pages on Woodys Music http://www.woodyallenpages.com/podcast/special-episode-1-woody-allen-and-music/ What Woody Do Podcast https://www.williamelvin.com/whatwoodydo _______________________________ PLEASE CONSIDER SUPPORTING US VIA PATREON https://www.patreon.com/woodyretro AND ALL OUR OTHER MENTIONED / SOCIAL LINKS CAN BE FOUND BELOW https://linktr.ee/woodyretro

49mins

31 Aug 2021

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044. The TV Boys - Alan Alda

The TV Boys

This week The TV Boys sit down to discuss the TV Hall of Fame icon, Alan Alda. Whether acting in the role of Hawkeye or being himself on PBS he's always a fan favorite. *We had some audio issues this week, part of the growing pains of new tech, we should have things back to our normal perfect clarity next week.*

1hr 11mins

17 Aug 2021

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TRAILER: Science Clear+Vivid Season 2 / Clear+Vivid with Alan Alda Season 12

Science Clear+Vivid Podcast

A look ahead at the people we have in the new seasons of both C+V and SC+V, starting next week.Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/clearandvividSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

32mins

23 Mar 2021

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Actor-to-Actor with Alan Alda

SAG-AFTRA

A replay of President Gabrielle Carteris' interview with the legendary performer and SAG Life Achievement honoree Alan Alda. In this podcast version of SAG-AFTRA’s long-running Actor-to-Actor interview series they talk about Alan's career, improving communication and his advocacy for gender equality. **The views expressed by the guests are their own and not that of SAG-AFTRA. Any mention of products or services does not imply SAG-AFTRA’s endorsement.

48mins

24 Dec 2020

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11.17.20 ft. Alan Alda

MZNOW with Michael Zavala

The legendary, Alan Alda calls the show! Alan talks about his current podcast, Clear+Vivid, as well as two others he is working on. Plus, Clark takes a blow to his head. Then later, Michael finally scores a PS5 and has a revelation over the weekend. Also, a Delta Airlines passenger becomes the target of a pastor's aim on a flight from Vegas.

1hr

17 Nov 2020

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Facebook Wars, Psychic Powers, and how Alan Alda Ruined America

Just Genevieve Podcast

In this episode, Genevieve briefly touches upon her feelings about the current state of the world, which essentially all boils down to Alan Alda vs. Michael Landon.  And then attempts to begin catching listeners up on the events of her summer- which of course includes a lengthy yet entertaining prerequisite story about how she wound up a cat lady.

42mins

11 Nov 2020

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