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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!!!
 

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EJ Podcast #051 with Brian Buckner

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 Showrunner, Brian Buckner.

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Brian Buckner’s Assistant and Associate Producer Khadija Brockington,
EJ Scott and Brian Buckner

Brian “Bucky” Buckner has been a writer on HBO’s True Blood since the show began and served as show runner for almost the last two seasons.

Ej and Brian talk about:

  • The writer’s room,
  • getting hired and working with Alan Ball,
  • the transition after Alan left,
  • the ups and downs of being in charge and the decision maker,
  • the sacrifices that must be made,
  • he also worked on Spin City,
  • where he was nicknamed Bucky,
  • working on Friends, his brief stint as an actor,
  • his parents divorce,
  • and other family issues,
  • plus the final season of True Blood.

Please Listen, Please Share, Please 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 #050 with Gregg Fienberg

Published on August 29, 2014 by in EJ Podcast

Below is the next “Scratch the Surface” EJ Podcast. EJ has as his guest today True Blood’s Executive Producer, Gregg Fienberg.

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Gregg Feinberg is an Executive Producer on True Blood and has been with True Blood since episode one until the very end. While you’ve probably never seen his face, he worked with Alan Ball and took care of most of the logistics of putting a show on television. He is also a director and directed episode 4 of season 7.

Ej and Gregg talk about:

  • We talk about his early career working with U2, Madonna and Michael Jackson,
  • And the story of Michael Jackson leaving the country to go to Germany when he was suppose to shoot a music video with David Fincher,
  • we talk about working with David Lynch on Twin Peaks, David Milch on Deadwood and John from Cincinnati, Ian McKellan on Gods and Monsters,
  • we talk about his first marriage which produced two kids and his latest marriage to a long time girlfriend,
  • we talk the ins and outs of producing True Blood,
  • what he’s like as a director,
  • what he was like as a kid,
  • his parents who have been married for 60 years,
  • he also brings over his little dog Sprinkles (who wasn’t feeling well)
  • and so much more!!

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EJ Podcast #049 with True Blood’s James, Nathan Parsons

Published on August 27, 2014 by in EJ Podcast

Below is the next “Scratch the Surface” EJ Podcast. EJ has as his guest today True Blood’s Nathan Parsons (vampire James).

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Nathan Parsons is known as James on the seventh and final season of “True Blood” and simultaneously stars on the Vampire Diaries spinoff, “The Originals.”

Ej and Nathan talk about:

  • his Texas background,
  • playing a gay character,
  • being a voice over actor at a young age,
  • being home schooled,
  • being born in Australia,
  • his admiration for Robin Williams and his friendship with his daughter,
  • his audition process for True Blood,
  • working on The Originals and True Blood at the same time, and flying back and forth across the country to do both shows
  • doing almost 400 episodes of General Hospital,
  • working odd jobs,
  • bull riding,
  • his first Comic Con,
  • working with Deborah Ann Woll in college
  • and why he dropped out
  • 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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