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The Tobolowsky Files

True stories about life, love, and Hollywood from legendary character actor Stephen Tobolowsky.

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The Tobolowsky Files Ep. 71 – If I Know Now What I Knew Then

We may be born knowing everything we need to know. The problem is we have a short attention span.The Tobolowsky Files is a podcast from the people who brought you the /Filmcast, featuring a series of stories about life, love, and the entertainment industry, as told by legendary character actor Stephen Tobolowsky.E-mail Stephen at stephentobolowsky(AT)gmail(DOT)comE-mail David at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)comFollow Stephen on Twitter.Follow David on Twitter.You can now become a fan of Stephen on Facebook. Please let us know what you think of the show!You can find Stephen's books on Amazon: The Dangerous Animals Club, and My Adventures with God.Listen to David's other interview podcast, Culturally Relevant.

42mins

13 Aug 2015

Rank #1

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The Tobolowsky Files Ep. 83 - The Things That Move in the Dark (Season Finale)

When I was little, I was afraid of the dark. Not anymore. That is where answers hide. The Tobolowsky Files is a podcast from the people who brought you the /Filmcast, featuring a series of stories about life, love, and the entertainment industry, as told by legendary character actor Stephen Tobolowsky. E-mail Stephen at stephentobolowsky(AT)gmail(DOT)comE-mail David at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)comFollow Stephen on Twitter.Follow David on Twitter. You can now become a fan of Stephen on Facebook. Please let us know what you think of the show! You can find Stephen's books on Amazon: The Dangerous Animals Club, and My Adventures with God. Listen to David's other interview podcast, Culturally Relevant.

1hr 9mins

9 Jun 2017

Rank #2

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The Tobolowsky Files Ep. 58 – Gone

It often seems like our world vanishes before our very eyes. But what is more amazing are the things that seem to reappear. The Tobolowsky Files is a podcast from the people who brought you the /Filmcast, featuring a series of stories about life, love, and the entertainment industry, as told by legendary character actor Stephen Tobolowsky.E-mail Stephen at stephentobolowsky(AT)gmail(DOT)comE-mail David at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)comFollow Stephen on Twitter.Follow David on Twitter.You can now become a fan of Stephen on Facebook. Please let us know what you think of the show!You can find Stephen's books on Amazon: The Dangerous Animals Club, and My Adventures with God.Listen to David's other interview podcast, Culturally Relevant.

50mins

29 Aug 2012

Rank #3

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The Tobolowsky Files Ep. 4 – The Alchemist

The Tobolowsky Files is a new podcast from the people who brought you the /Filmcast, featuring a series of stories about life, love, and the entertainment industry, as told by legendary character actor Stephen Tobolowsky. In this episode, Stephen shares memories of his mother in honor of her birthday. The Tobolowsky Files is a podcast from the people who brought you the /Filmcast, featuring a series of stories about life, love, and the entertainment industry, as told by legendary character actor Stephen Tobolowsky.E-mail Stephen at stephentobolowsky(AT)gmail(DOT)comE-mail David at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)comFollow Stephen on Twitter.Follow David on Twitter.You can now become a fan of Stephen on Facebook. Please let us know what you think of the show!You can find Stephen's books on Amazon: The Dangerous Animals Club, and My Adventures with God.Listen to David's other interview podcast, Culturally Relevant.

42mins

20 Nov 2009

Rank #4

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The Tobolowsky Files Ep. 50 – The Primary Source

It all started when I played in a rock band with Stevie Ray Vaughn. Sometimes the truth is a funny thing. Sometimes it just rocks your world. A rock and roll story almost twenty years in the making. The Tobolowsky Files is a podcast from the people who brought you the /Filmcast, featuring a series of stories about life, love, and the entertainment industry, as told by legendary character actor Stephen Tobolowsky.E-mail Stephen at stephentobolowsky(AT)gmail(DOT)comE-mail David at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)comFollow Stephen on Twitter.Follow David on Twitter.You can now become a fan of Stephen on Facebook. Please let us know what you think of the show!You can find Stephen's books on Amazon: The Dangerous Animals Club, and My Adventures with God.Listen to David's other interview podcast, Culturally Relevant.

44mins

2 Sep 2011

Rank #5

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The Tobolowsky Files Ep. 29 – The Classic

Stephen talks about "Groundhog Day" and reveals some of the story behind the story, behind the story, behind the story. The Tobolowsky Files is a podcast from the people who brought you the /Filmcast, featuring a series of stories about life, love, and the entertainment industry, as told by legendary character actor Stephen Tobolowsky.E-mail Stephen at stephentobolowsky(AT)gmail(DOT)comE-mail David at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)comFollow Stephen on Twitter.Follow David on Twitter.You can now become a fan of Stephen on Facebook. Please let us know what you think of the show!You can find Stephen's books on Amazon: The Dangerous Animals Club, and My Adventures with God.Listen to David's other interview podcast, Culturally Relevant.

47mins

28 May 2010

Rank #6

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The Tobolowsky Files Ep. 5 – The Middle Chapters

The Tobolowsky Files is a new podcast from the people who brought you the /Filmcast, featuring a series of stories about life, love, and the entertainment industry, as told by legendary character actor Stephen Tobolowsky. In this episode Stephen reveals how his acting career got started amid fires, floods, and other disasters on his first trip to Los Angeles. The Tobolowsky Files is a podcast from the people who brought you the /Filmcast, featuring a series of stories about life, love, and the entertainment industry, as told by legendary character actor Stephen Tobolowsky.E-mail Stephen at stephentobolowsky(AT)gmail(DOT)comE-mail David at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)comFollow Stephen on Twitter.Follow David on Twitter.You can now become a fan of Stephen on Facebook. Please let us know what you think of the show!You can find Stephen's books on Amazon: The Dangerous Animals Club, and My Adventures with God.Listen to David's other interview podcast, Culturally Relevant.

47mins

27 Nov 2009

Rank #7

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The Tobolowsky Files Ep. 6 – The Price of Nothing

The Tobolowsky Files is a new podcast from the people who brought you the /Filmcast, featuring a series of stories about life, love, and the entertainment industry, as told by legendary character actor Stephen Tobolowsky. In this episode, Stephen tells stories of his first few jobs and their accompanying disasters. The Tobolowsky Files is a podcast from the people who brought you the /Filmcast, featuring a series of stories about life, love, and the entertainment industry, as told by legendary character actor Stephen Tobolowsky.E-mail Stephen at stephentobolowsky(AT)gmail(DOT)comE-mail David at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)comFollow Stephen on Twitter.Follow David on Twitter.You can now become a fan of Stephen on Facebook. Please let us know what you think of the show!You can find Stephen's books on Amazon: The Dangerous Animals Club, and My Adventures with God.Listen to David's other interview podcast, Culturally Relevant.

45mins

4 Dec 2009

Rank #8

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The Tobolowsky Files Ep. 44 – The Voice from Another Room

Some true stories about the creation of the movie True Stories. Sometimes the truth is almost impossible to believe. The Tobolowsky Files is a podcast from the people who brought you the /Filmcast, featuring a series of stories about life, love, and the entertainment industry, as told by legendary character actor Stephen Tobolowsky.E-mail Stephen at stephentobolowsky(AT)gmail(DOT)comE-mail David at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)comFollow Stephen on Twitter.Follow David on Twitter.You can now become a fan of Stephen on Facebook. Please let us know what you think of the show!You can find Stephen's books on Amazon: The Dangerous Animals Club, and My Adventures with God.Listen to David's other interview podcast, Culturally Relevant.

53mins

18 Feb 2011

Rank #9

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The Tobolowsky Files Ep. 39 – Contagion

Stephen encounters both the natural and the supernatural during the making of Alan Parker's Mississippi Burning. The Tobolowsky Files is a podcast from the people who brought you the /Filmcast, featuring a series of stories about life, love, and the entertainment industry, as told by legendary character actor Stephen Tobolowsky.E-mail Stephen at stephentobolowsky(AT)gmail(DOT)comE-mail David at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)comFollow Stephen on Twitter.Follow David on Twitter.You can now become a fan of Stephen on Facebook. Please let us know what you think of the show!You can find Stephen's books on Amazon: The Dangerous Animals Club, and My Adventures with God.Listen to David's other interview podcast, Culturally Relevant.

47mins

29 Oct 2010

Rank #10

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The Tobolowsky Files Ep. 57 – The Long Distance Relationship

Stephen prepares to leave his family for Broadway. Along the way he learns some unexpected lessons from his past about the future. The Tobolowsky Files is a podcast from the people who brought you the /Filmcast, featuring a series of stories about life, love, and the entertainment industry, as told by legendary character actor Stephen Tobolowsky.E-mail Stephen at stephentobolowsky(AT)gmail(DOT)comE-mail David at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)comFollow Stephen on Twitter.Follow David on Twitter.You can now become a fan of Stephen on Facebook. Please let us know what you think of the show!You can find Stephen's books on Amazon: The Dangerous Animals Club, and My Adventures with God.Listen to David's other interview podcast, Culturally Relevant.

53mins

29 Jun 2012

Rank #11

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The Tobolowsky Files Ep. 34 – A Good Day at Auschwitz

Stephen has an afternoon drink with a new friend and accidentally stumbles into the heart of human evil.The Tobolowsky Files is a podcast from the people who brought you the /Filmcast, featuring a series of stories about life, love, and the entertainment industry, as told by legendary character actor Stephen Tobolowsky.E-mail Stephen at stephentobolowsky(AT)gmail(DOT)comE-mail David at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)comFollow Stephen on Twitter.Follow David on Twitter.You can now become a fan of Stephen on Facebook. Please let us know what you think of the show!You can find Stephen's books on Amazon: The Dangerous Animals Club, and My Adventures with God.Listen to David's other interview podcast, Culturally Relevant.

44mins

2 Jul 2010

Rank #12

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The Tobolowsky Files Ep. 52 – The Rubicon

Crossing the Rubicon. In history or literature it was the act that couldn't be undone. I just couldn't remember if it was at the beginning of the story or the end. The Tobolowsky Files is a podcast from the people who brought you the /Filmcast, featuring a series of stories about life, love, and the entertainment industry, as told by legendary character actor Stephen Tobolowsky.E-mail Stephen at stephentobolowsky(AT)gmail(DOT)comE-mail David at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)comFollow Stephen on Twitter.Follow David on Twitter.You can now become a fan of Stephen on Facebook. Please let us know what you think of the show!You can find Stephen's books on Amazon: The Dangerous Animals Club, and My Adventures with God.Listen to David's other interview podcast, Culturally Relevant.

45mins

25 Nov 2011

Rank #13

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The Tobolowsky Files Ep. 72 – Boys Life

 A journey down the creek past the end of the known world leads to treasure and the unexpected – proving that what is gone, can return with a vengeance.The Tobolowsky Files is a podcast from the people who brought you the /Filmcast, featuring a series of stories about life, love, and the entertainment industry, as told by legendary character actor Stephen Tobolowsky.E-mail Stephen at stephentobolowsky(AT)gmail(DOT)comE-mail David at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)comFollow Stephen on Twitter.Follow David on Twitter.You can now become a fan of Stephen on Facebook. Please let us know what you think of the show!You can find Stephen's books on Amazon: The Dangerous Animals Club, and My Adventures with God.Listen to David's other interview podcast, Culturally Relevant.

56mins

22 Mar 2017

Rank #14

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The Tobolowsky Files Ep. 1 – Sex, Death, and Halloween

Episode 1: the 2014 Version. "Sex, Death, and Halloween." Sometimes a picture says it all. The Tobolowsky Files is a podcast from the people who brought you the /Filmcast, featuring a series of stories about life, love, and the entertainment industry, as told by legendary character actor Stephen Tobolowsky.E-mail Stephen at stephentobolowsky(AT)gmail(DOT)comE-mail David at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)comFollow Stephen on Twitter.Follow David on Twitter.You can now become a fan of Stephen on Facebook. Please let us know what you think of the show!You can find Stephen's books on Amazon: The Dangerous Animals Club, and My Adventures with God.Listen to David's other interview podcast, Culturally Relevant.

51mins

28 Oct 2014

Rank #15

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The Tobolowsky Files Ep. 8 – A Wager with Freddie

The Tobolowsky Files is a new podcast from the people who brought you the /Filmcast, featuring a series of stories about life, love, and the entertainment industry, as told by legendary character actor Stephen Tobolowsky. In this episode, Stephen tells stories from the set of Night Visitors and makes an interesting wager with an unforgettable bar companion. The Tobolowsky Files is a podcast from the people who brought you the /Filmcast, featuring a series of stories about life, love, and the entertainment industry, as told by legendary character actor Stephen Tobolowsky.E-mail Stephen at stephentobolowsky(AT)gmail(DOT)comE-mail David at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)comFollow Stephen on Twitter.Follow David on Twitter.You can now become a fan of Stephen on Facebook. Please let us know what you think of the show!You can find Stephen's books on Amazon: The Dangerous Animals Club, and My Adventures with God.Listen to David's other interview podcast, Culturally Relevant.

47mins

19 Dec 2009

Rank #16

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The Tobolowsky Files Ep. 51 – The Light of the First Day

Creativity is risky. But it can save your life.The Tobolowsky Files is a podcast from the people who brought you the /Filmcast, featuring a series of stories about life, love, and the entertainment industry, as told by legendary character actor Stephen Tobolowsky.E-mail Stephen at stephentobolowsky(AT)gmail(DOT)comE-mail David at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)comFollow Stephen on Twitter.Follow David on Twitter.You can now become a fan of Stephen on Facebook. Please let us know what you think of the show!You can find Stephen's books on Amazon: The Dangerous Animals Club, and My Adventures with God.Listen to David's other interview podcast, Culturally Relevant.

44mins

7 Oct 2011

Rank #17

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The Tobolowsky Files Ep. 59 – The End and an Introduction

The end of Stephen’s first experience on Broadway demonstrates that the difference between hope and tragedy depends on when you choose to close the curtain. The Tobolowsky Files is a podcast from the people who brought you the /Filmcast, featuring a series of stories about life, love, and the entertainment industry, as told by legendary character actor Stephen Tobolowsky.E-mail Stephen at stephentobolowsky(AT)gmail(DOT)comE-mail David at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)comFollow Stephen on Twitter.Follow David on Twitter.You can now become a fan of Stephen on Facebook. Please let us know what you think of the show!You can find Stephen's books on Amazon: The Dangerous Animals Club, and My Adventures with God.Listen to David's other interview podcast, Culturally Relevant.

58mins

26 Feb 2013

Rank #18

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The Tobolowsky Files Ep. 19 – The Season of Misdirection

 In this death defying episode, Stephen and Beth make some accidental life decisions in Illinois while Stephen has a brush or two with the Grim Reaper and finds help from a most unexpected source. The Tobolowsky Files is a podcast from the people who brought you the /Filmcast, featuring a series of stories about life, love, and the entertainment industry, as told by legendary character actor Stephen Tobolowsky.E-mail Stephen at stephentobolowsky(AT)gmail(DOT)comE-mail David at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)comFollow Stephen on Twitter.Follow David on Twitter.You can now become a fan of Stephen on Facebook. Please let us know what you think of the show!You can find Stephen's books on Amazon: The Dangerous Animals Club, and My Adventures with God.Listen to David's other interview podcast, Culturally Relevant.

49mins

5 Mar 2010

Rank #19

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The Tobolowsky Files Ep. 30 – Plan B

Don't look at Plan B as a setback - it's just taking the scenic route. The Tobolowsky Files is a podcast from the people who brought you the /Filmcast, featuring a series of stories about life, love, and the entertainment industry, as told by legendary character actor Stephen Tobolowsky.E-mail Stephen at stephentobolowsky(AT)gmail(DOT)comE-mail David at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)comFollow Stephen on Twitter.Follow David on Twitter.You can now become a fan of Stephen on Facebook. Please let us know what you think of the show!You can find Stephen's books on Amazon: The Dangerous Animals Club, and My Adventures with God.Listen to David's other interview podcast, Culturally Relevant.

49mins

4 Jun 2010

Rank #20