Ep. 38 - David Cross, Dolly Wells & Will Sheff - Dec. 29, 2015

This is Christian and Shonali's last WDEK of 2015. They had a great 2015 BUT the Happy Holidays weren't so happy for one of their audience members who thinks Shonali and Christian are too positive. Ep. 38 first guest is comedian, actor, writer and director David Cross.  David has maintained his success for a long time.  Shonali believes David's success has something to do with promptly answering emails. Which do you think is David's favorite thing to do:  stand up, acting, editing, writing, or directing?  David's holiday party was intense.  Check out Jon Benjamin and David's Icelandic Blue on YouTube.  The third and last season of David's show Todd Margaret comes out this week.  In the Christmas spirit, David leaves us with words about Jesus. The second guest on WDEK is Shonali's latest girl crush; actress and writer Dolly Wells of HBO's Doll & Em.  Dolly and Shonali take shoe pics together.  Dolly moved to Brooklyn recently from England and explains (Americans) our differences. She loves Jordan.  Dolly created her HBO show with her very best friend, successful actress Emily Mortimer. The show was huge in England. Dolly's kids, her husband and her mother are all cast within the show.  Dolly says she and Emily once took 9 years to write a script for a screenplay.  She inspires us all to shoot a pilot instead of writing treatments.  In addition to requesting another season of Doll & Em from HBO, look for Dolly in the show Blunt Talk with Patrick Steward and a very tiny part in the movie 45 Years.  Ep. 38 musical guest is songwriter, musician and leader of Okkervil River, Will Sheff.   Will's band started out in Austin, Texas where he worked at a video store and played music in his house.  After he was written up in Rolling Stone, everything changed for his father. Will sings an unreleased song that he did lots of research on called Famous Tracheotomies.   Find out why Will and Shonali are fellow fans of the Rock*A*Teens.  Will plays Car and Driver from the Rock*A*Teens - Sweet Bird of Youth.  Have you heard of the musician David Wiffen?  David Cross joins the discussion and shares his new favorite musician, from the 1970's, Chic Clerggg from Greenland.  Yeah, he's exactly who you think he is.  Happy New Year everyone! Please follow us on Twitter @WDEKPodcast and contact us at WDEKpodcast@gmail.com

Direct download: Ep_38_WDEK.m4a
Category:general, comedy, good+times -- posted at: 11:11pm EST

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