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EJ Podcast #055 with Opus Moreschi of the Colbert Report

Published on September 24, 2014 by in EJ Podcast

Below is the next “Scratch the Surface” EJ Podcast. EJ has as his guest today Opus Moreschi.

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Opus Moreschi is a multi Emmy Award winning writer for The Colbert Report.

 

EJ sits down with Opus at his apartment in Brooklyn where they talk about:

  • his younger life where he and his family lived in different places around the world,
  • the divorce of his parents,
  • developing a sense of humor to help deter bullies,
  • the origin of his nickname “Opus” which became permanent,
  • improv and sketch writing in Boston,
  • his luck with the ladies,
  • how he got a writing job on The Colbert Report
  • and how that paved the way for him to become Head Writer,
  • his past jobs with Craig Kilborn, Tom Green, and David Koechner,
  • how he will be going with Colbert to CBS replacing Letterman,
  • what its like to win an Emmy or 3,
  • and so much more!!!

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LISTEN, and ENJOY!!!

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EJ Scott to receive Envision Award

Published on September 23, 2014 by in Appearances

EJ Scott has just reported some cool news!

He writes:

I am getting an award in Wichita, KS OctOBER 24, 2014 at the Envision Awards Gala!

I don’t know too much about it but Envision is a place that helps the visually impaired and they are nice enough to fly my out, put me up and even give a $5000 gift to The CHOROIDEREMIA Research Foundation.

 
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The mission of Envision is to improve the quality of life and provide inspiration for the blind and visually impaired through employment, outreach, rehabilitation, education and research.

Envision provides services to people of all ages, 3 weeks to 103 years old. From providing a job to providing much needed resources, the goal is always the same – independence.

 
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While EJ is in Wichita, he’ll be screening his short documentary “Running Blind The Movie” about his 12 marathons in 2012 at the Tall Grass Film Festival October, 21st. He will intro the film and do a Q&A after.

So, mark your calendars fans who live in Kansas and don’t miss out on seeing this great documentary that was made when EJ ran 12 marathons in 12 months in 2012. It’s pretty amazing.

 

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EJ Podcast #054 with Denis O’Hare

Published on September 19, 2014 by in EJ Podcast

Below is the next “Scratch the Surface” EJ Podcast. EJ has as his guest today True Blood’s Russell Edgington, Denis O’Hare.

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Denis O’Hare became a beloved villain on HBO’s True Blood a few years ago. Since then he has been nominated for an Emmy for American Horror Story, married long time boyfriend, adopted a baby with his husband, and keeps working on multiple projects including his one man show that he toured the world with.

Ej and Denis talk about:

  • winning a Tony Award,
  • being an alcoholic and how he got sober,
  • losing his sister to suicide,
  • losing a boyfriend to AIDS,
  • his views on religion,
  • teaching his son French,
  • his family,
  • the charities he supports,
  • and half way through his 3 year old son decides to join us and mix things up.

I had a great talk with Denis and hope to do a part 2 very soon.

LISTEN, and ENJOY!!!

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EJ Podcast #053 with John Hein

Published on September 12, 2014 by in EJ Podcast

Below is the next “Scratch the Surface” EJ Podcast. EJ has as his guest today John Hein.

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Jon Hein helped coin the phrase “Jump the Shark” from an episode of Happy Days years and made a life and career out of it that lead him to working on The Howard Stern Show both on and off mic.

EJ and John talk about:

  • his background,
  • where he’s from,
  • his family,
  • starting a “Jump the Shark” website,
  • selling it for a lot of money,
  • going on The Howard Stern Show for the first time as a guest and how that later lead to a career with The Howard Stern Show,
  • hosting The Wrap Up Show,
  • living on Long Island,
  • Proposing to his wife,
  • meeting Henry Winkler,
  • having Diabetes,
  • writing a new book on Fast Food,
  • his love for it and if he might have a food addiction,
  • plus so much more!!!

LISTEN, and ENJOY!!!

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Also, be sure to listen to EJ’s other podcasts because those are pretty amazing also.

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EJ Podcast #052 with Adina Porter and Gregg Daniel

Published on September 2, 2014 by in EJ Podcast

Below is the next “Scratch the Surface” EJ Podcast. EJ has as his guest today True Blood’s Adina Porter and Gregg Daniel.

 
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Adinaporter-greggdaniel Gregg Daniels, EJ Scott, Adina Porter and Gregg’s daughter, Kennedy.

 
Adina Porter is known on True Blood as  Lettie Mae Thornton and Gregg Daniel played Reverend Daniels.

Adina and Gregg drop by the kitchen to talk with EJ and talk about:

  • all things True Blood
  • plus day jobs in Switzerland,
  • meeting Robert DeNiro,
  • advice for daughters,
  • Aaron Sorkin,
  • House,
  • losing loved ones,
  • divorce ceremonies,
  • the theatre,
  • working with Oprah Winfrey,
  • Spider-Man 3,
  • Sam Raimi,
  • cult classic Pump Up the Volume,
  • Uma Thurman,
  • George Clooney,
  • Angelina Jolie,
  • David Fincher,
  • The Social Network,
  • Glee,
  • Jeff Daniels,
  • Newsroom,
  • how their relationship goes back 25 years
  • and so much more!!!

 
LISTEN, and ENJOY!!!
 

Please share with your friends on social media or any other way.

Also, be sure to listen to EJ’s other podcasts because those are pretty amazing also.

Please consider giving to EJ’s charity, The Choroideremia Foundation by donating using the button below:

 
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