Sarah Colonna - Episode 584

• January 13th, 2017

Steve Cooper talk with comic Sarah Colonna. Sarah is well known as a popular roundtable regular on the hit late night talk show Chelsea Lately. She also served as a full time writer on Chelsea Lately, as well as a producer, writer and star of the show’s spin-off scripted series After Lately. Her first book, Life as I Blow it, debuted at number 5 on the New York Times Bestseller list, followed with a sold out book tour in several major cities in the country. It was also sold to NBC to be developed for television with producers Happy Madison two years in a row. Her second book, Has Anyone Seen My Pants? was released in March 2015 to the same rave reviews and tour. Her writing success has led to a current collaboration with pop star Demi Lovato on Lovato’s upcoming memoir. She continues to tour across the country headlining comedy clubs regularly and has appeared on several other TV shows, including The Steve Harvey Show, The United States of Tara, Scare Tactics, and Monk, and was a semi-finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing.

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Mike Score - Episode 583

• January 10th, 2017

Steve Cooper talks with singer Mike Score. Mike formed A Flock Of Seagulls with his brother Ali in Liverpool in 1979. By 1981, with the addition of Frank Maudsley and Paul (Reno) Reynolds, the classic line up was complete. With being the first band signed to Jive Records and (BeBop Deluxe guitarist) Bill Nelson and (Gong bassist, OMD and Teardrop Explodes producer) Mike Howlett at the production helm the third single, I Ran from A Flock of Seagulls' 1982 eponymous debut, became a worldwide hit charting at number 1 in Australia and Top 10 in the US. The album achieved similar acclaim, winning a Best Rock Instrumental Grammy Award for the song D.N.A.. More success, including the UK Top Ten smash Wishing (If I Had A Photograph Of You) from their second album Listen in 1983 and The More You Live, the More You Love from 1984's The Story of a Young Heart followed as they became one of the darlings of MTV. Unfortunately, personnel problems forced the original band members apart in 1986. Since then he continues taking a current Seagulls line up on the road and is working on his second solo album.

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Wendy Liebman - Episode 582

• January 4th, 2017

Steve Cooper talks with comic Wendy Liebman. Wendy returns to CooperTalk for the sixth time. She has been doing stand-up for over 25 years and has been a regular on the Late Show with David Letterman and has appeared on the Tonight Show with both Johnny Carson and Jay Leno, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and Jimmy Kimmel Live! In addition she was the first comedian to appear on the Rosie O'Donnell Show and has done comedy specials for HBO, Comedy Central and Showtime. She has also performed or been seen on dozens upon dozens of various other TV shows, was seen on America's Got Talent and continues to headline across the country.

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Clay Heery - Episode 581

• December 26th, 2016

Steve Cooper talks with comic/writer Clay Heery. Clay is one of the founding fathers of the comedy scene in Philadelphia. After starting comedy nights at different bars in Philly he eventually opened up the legendary Comedy Factory Outlet that brought some of the biggest names in comedy to the city. He also was the character Captain Cranky on the top rated moring show in town during that time. He currently lives in LA where he is writing and producing various screenplays and television projects.

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Kevin Corrigan - Episode 580

• December 20th, 2016

Steve Cooper talks with actor Kevin Corrigan. Kevin is best known for his roles as Eddie Finnerty in Grounded for Life, Milkshake in Dice and Jackie Moreno in The Get Down. He has recrurred in Tv series such as Community, The Mentalist, Public Morals, Damages, The Mob Doctor, The Black Donnellys, Fringe, Pearl and others and has guest starred in countless shows like Claifornication, CSI: Miami, Law & Order, Medium, Freaks and Geeks and Portlandia. His long list of Movie credits include Goodfellas, Pineapple Express, Buffalo 66, Big Fan, Seven Psychopaths, Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist, American Gangster, Superbad, The Departed and Love Bites. 

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Mark Ivanir - Episode 579

• December 15th, 2016

Steve Cooper talks with actor Mark Ivanir. Mark got his first big break in the Steven Spielberg's OScar-winning Schindler's List. He has rejoined him twice after in The Terminal and The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn. He has also appeared in The Good Shepherd, What Just Happened, Johnny English Reborn, Big Miracle, 360 and many others. His biggest part to date was starring in A Late Quartet that also featured Christopher Walken, Catherine Keener and Philip Seymour Hoffman. He has also had an extensive TV career in the US and over seas and had recurring roles in Homeland and Royal Pains and guests starred on series such as 24, Monk, CSI: NY, Law & Order, Fringe, CSI Miami, Nikita and Hawaii Five-0.

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Michael Nouri - Episode 578

• December 13th, 2016

Steve Cooper talks with actor Michael Nouri. Michael is beginning his fifth decade in film, theatre and television. He recently starred in TV series Blue Bloods opposite Tom Seleck, Heartbeat, Chicago PD, co-produced and starred in the movie The Squeeze and appeared in the critically acclaimed NBC miniseries The Slap. In the course of his distinguished career, he has appeared in such popular films as The Proposal with Sandra Bullock, Last Holiday with Queen Latifah, Steven Spielberg´s The Terminal with Tom Hanks and Catherine Zeta-Jones, the cult classic The Hidden and of course, the iconic film Flashdance. He has starred on numerous prestigious television series including Damages opposite Glenn Close, NCIS, Without a Trace, CSI: NY, South Beach, Enterprise, Cold Case, The Practice, The West Wing, Law & Order SVU and Criminal Intent. His major recurring roles were on ABC's popular show Bay City Blues, Downtown, Love and War, The Young and the Restless and Brothers and Sisters. He played Caleb Cortlandt in All My Children, Dr. Neil Roberts in The O.C and sang the closing theme song for CBS's long-running show Search for Tomorrow for which he received an Emmy nomination as Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series. 

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Jon Gries - Episode 577

• December 10th, 2016

Steve Cooper talks with actor Jon Gries. Jon is best known for his roles as Uncle Rico in Napolean Dynamite, Lazlo Hollyfeld in Real Genius and Casey in all three Taken movies. He started his acting career at the age of 9 co-starring in Will Penny with Charlton Heston and hasn't looked back. He has been in numerous movies such as More American Grafitti, Running Scared, The Grifters, Get Shorty, Men in Black, The Astronaut Farmer and The Big Empty to name a few. On the TV side he co-starred in the series Martin and The Pretender and has recurred or guest starred in countless shows including Lost, Seinfeld, The White Shadow, The Jeffersons, 24, Dice, Criminal Minds, The Bridge, Supernatural, Cold Case, Sons of Anarchy, Pysch, CSI: NY, Las Vegas, ER and many more.

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Big Daddy Graham - Episode 576

• December 7th, 2016

Steve Cooper talks with comic/radio host Big Daddy Graham. Big Daddy has performed over 5000 shows at comedy clubs, colleges, corporate and private parties, sports banguets, golf outings and fund-raisers in the tri-state area for over 20 years. He has also headlined across the country and appeared on Showtime and his video "Let's Call in Sick" has appeared on MTV. He currently is in his 16th year as a host on the #1 sports talk radio in the country and can be heard nightly Monday through Friday. He has also written books, plays and recently performed as as Oscar Madison in sold out shows of The Odd Couple at theatres in Philadelphia.

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Liberty DeVitto - Episode 575

• December 2nd, 2016

Steve Cooper talks with drummer Liberty DeVitto. Liberty is best known for his work as drummer for Billy Joel's recording and touring band for 30 years. He has also played with the NYC Hit Squad and The Lords of 52nd Street and has been a session drummer for various recording artists such as Karen Carpenter, Meat Loaf, The Beach Boys, Elton John, Carly Simon and many others. In 2014 he was inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame and has been an official supporter of Little Kids Rock since 2003, a nonprofit that provides free musical instruments and instruction to underprivileged youth. 

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Gary Kroeger - Episode 574

• November 30th, 2016

Steve Cooper talks with actor/host/V.O. artist Gary Kroeger. Gary is best known for his three seasons on SNL and as a successful game show host of such hits as the revival of The Newlywed Game, Beat the Clock and Press Your Luck which was called Whammy! The All-New Press Your Luck. He has acted on the big screen and on TV in such projects as The Big Picture, Archie: To Riverdale and Back Again, Curb Your Enthusiasm and Hidden Hills. He also hosted Fox's Comic Strip Live and the 26th Mrs. America pageant and has lent his voice to many projects including the popular animated series Dilbert. A few years ago he moved back to his home state of Iowa and recently ran for the Iowa House of Representatives. 

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Jack Russell - Episode 573

• November 28th, 2016

Steve Cooper talks with singer Jack Russell. Jack is a founding member of the hard rock band Great White. The band gained popularity during the 1980s and early 1990s. The band hit the mainstream in 1987 for their album Once Bitten which featured the hits Rock Me and Save Your Love. They followed that up with Twice Shy which was certified double platinum and had their best selling single Once Bitten, Twice Shy which they received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Hard Rock Performance. Jack has been touring with his version of the band Jack Russell's Great White and recording for the last 20 years and they recently released a new album.

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Rose Abdoo - Episode 572

• November 26th, 2016

Steve Cooper talks with actor Rose Abdoo. Rose is best known for her roles as Gypsy on The Gilmore Girls and as Senorita Rodriguez in That's So Raven. She has co-starred or been recurring on various series like Johnny Bago, Malcolm in the Middle, Bunheads, The Comeback, Shameless, Parenthood, The Grinder, Veep and Scandal and has guests starred on countless shows such as Mike & Molly, Major Crimes, The Odd Couple, Castle, Grey's Anatomy, Baby Daddy, Dr. Ken, Psych, The Mentalist, The Millers, Curb Your Enthusiasm and many, many more. She has also been seen on the big screen in movies including Legally Blondes, My Best Friend's Wedding, U.S. Marshals, The 40-Year-Old Virgin abd Good Night, and Good Luck.

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Johnny Dowers - Episode 571

• November 23rd, 2016

Steve Cooper talks with actor/singer/songwriter Johnny Dowers. Johnny is best known for his role as Detective Tim Cooper in the FX series The Bridge. He started his career singing at Country and Bluegrass Gospel at ten years old and eventually ended up in Nashville. He got his acting start when he landed a part in the movie The Last Castle. Since then he has appeared in many national commercials, movies, tv shows and even a Chris Cornell Video. He also co-wrote and co-starred in the cult classic film Pickin' & Grinnin'. When he is not acting he is recording music with his band.

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Carmine Appice - Episode 570

• November 21st, 2016

Steve Cooper talks with drummer Carmine Appice. Carmine is a legendary drummer who first came to prominence with the late 1960s band Vanilla Fudge. After 5 albums he left to join the popular band Cactus and then joined the power trio Beck, Bogert & Appice. He later joined Rod Stewart's backing band and co-wrote the hits Da Ya Think I'm Sexy? and Young Turks. Through the years he has recorded albums with artists such as KGB, Paul Stanley, Ted Nugent, King Kobra, Blue Murder, Sly Stone, Pink Floyd, Michael Schenker and many others. He also penned the best selling drum instructional book The Realistic Rock Drum Method and recently released his biography Stick It!: My Life of Sex, Drums and Rock 'n' Roll. He was inducted into the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame in 2014.

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Martha Davis - Episode 569

• November 15th, 2016

Steve Cooper talks with singer Martha Davis. Martha is best known for being the singer of The Motels. They recorded six albums for Capitol. In 1981 their sophomore effort Careful went top 50. Then, in 1982, they released All Four One and the smash single Only The Lonely rocketed into the top 10 and the album went gold. 1983's Little Robbers album went gold on the top 10 single Suddenly Last Summer and the second top 40 hit Remember The Nights. Eventaully the group broke up and Martha went on to record solo albums. The group has reformed and are now touring under the name Martha Davis and The Motels.

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Gary Cherone - Episode 568

• November 12th, 2016

Steve Cooper talks with singer Gary Cherone. Gary is best known for being the lead singer of the Boston based band Extreme who had the huge hit More Than Words. He also served a short stint as the lead vocalist for Van Halen on their 11th album Van Halen III and subsequent tour.

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Gioia Bruno - Episode 567

• November 7th, 2016

Steve Cooper talks with singer/songwriter Gioia Bruno. Gioia made her mark on the music scene as a member of the chart busting pop group Expose'. Expose' started releasing platinum selling albums and numerous top ten singles including the Billboard's number one Seasons Change. She also made many TV appearances including The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with David Letterman, Solid Gold, Arsenio Hall, MTV and VH1 to name a few. After health reasons made her leave Expose' she embarked on a solo career and released Free To Be which became a hit and anthem for the LGBTQ community. In the past few years she completed a Christmas album, is working on a new studio album and is back touring and recording with Expose'.

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J.C. MacKenzie - Episode 566

• November 5th, 2016

Steve Cooper talks with actor J.C. MacKenzie. J.C. is currently playing Governor Sam Evans in Madam Secretary and recently co-starred in HBO's Vinyl as Skip Fontaine. A veteran of both the big and small screen he has been in 3 Martin Scorsese movies (The Departed, The Wolf of Wall Street and The Aviator) and starred or guest starred in countless TV series such as NCIS, 24, The Shield, Desperate Housewives, Without a Trace, Medium, In Plain Sight, Ghost Whisperer, Dark Angel, Monk, Murder One, The Practice, Hemlock Grove, Elementary, House of Cards and The Good Wife to name a few.

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Paula Marshall - Episode 565

• November 2nd, 2016
Steve Cooper talks with actor Paula Marshall. Paula has consistently working in Hollywood since 1990. She has starred in various TV series such as Snoops, Wild Oats, Chicago Sons, Cupid, The Weber Show, Hidden Hills and Gary Unmarried. She has recurred on popular shows including Californication, The Wonder Years, Murder in the First, Spin City, Sports Night, Nip/Tuck and Just Shoot Me and has guest starred on countless programs including Seinfeld, Major Crimes, Law & Order: Special Victim Unit, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, The Soul Man, Game of Silence, Fathers & Daughters and many more.

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Antoine McKay - Episode 564

• October 27th, 2016

Steve Cooper talks with actor Antoine McKay. Antoine is best known for his role of Bunkie in Fox's hit Empire.

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Brian Howe - Episode 563

• October 22nd, 2016

Steve Cooper talks with actor Brian Howe. Brian can currently be see playing Sheriff Pickett in HBO's Westworld and was a recurring character on the same network's hit Vice Principals. He began his TV career during the mid-'90s, as an occasional guest player on episodes of such series as Law Order and Spencer for Hire and the short-lived sitcom The Bonnie Hunt Show. He re-teamed with the venerable Hunt for a small role in his first feature, which the actress directed: the romantic comedy Return to Me. Supporting turns in an uneven series of films ensued, ranging from K-PAX to Steven Spielberg's Catch Me If You Can. He later was cast in the short-lived sitcom A Minute With Stan Hooper then landed a trio of supporting roles in A-list films during 2006: one in the Robin William's in RV, another with Will Smith in The Pursuit of Happyness and a third in Tony Scott's Deja Vu. Clint Eastwood cast him in the 2008 drama Gran Torino. He appeared in the 2011 action film I Am Number Four, and in 2012 he appeared as Randy Scheunemann in the made-for-HBO docudrama Game Change. He also had a recurring role in HBO's hit The Newsroom and on Showtime's House of Lies and Masters of Sex. He will soon be seen in the original Amazon series The Last Tycoon.

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Rich Redmond - Episode 562

• October 19th, 2016

Steve Cooper talks with drummer Rich Redmond. Rich is an influential touring/recording drummer/percussionist based in Nashville, Tennessee and Los Angeles, California. His versatile, dynamic, and rock solid drumming is the sound behind many of today’s top talents.  While he’s not in the studio or on tour Rich is motivating others with his CRASH Course for Success a meticulously crafted program that anyone can follow to achieve success. As the drumming powerhouse behind Grammy nominated mega star Jason Aldean, he has recorded 17 #1 singles with over 7 million albums sold and well over 13 million single downloads. As a high-energy live showman, he plays sold out shows of 20-60,000 fans nightly in amphitheaters, arenas and stadiums across North America .A musical showman in the spirit of Gene Krupa, He has toured/recorded/performed with: Ludacris, Kelly Clarkson, Bryan Adams, Joe Perry, Jewel, Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Brantley Gilbert, John Eddie, Pam Tillis, Susan Ashton, Deana Carter, Kid Rock, Lauren Alaina, Trace Adkins, Randy Owens, Marty Stuart, Mindy McReady, Rushlow, Gene Watson, John Anderson, Doc Walker, Jedd Hughes, Patricia Conroy, Earl Thomas Conley, Hank Williams III, Emily West, Jo El Sonnier, Jim Brickman, Lee Brice, Steel Magnolia, The Stellas, Kevin Fowler and many others. He has also appeared many times on the trail of late night shows such as: The Voice, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien, Conan, Jimmy Fallon, The Jimmy Kimmel Show, Craig Ferguson, Good Morning America, The Today Show, The Michael and Kelly Show, Ellen, Austin City Limits, The CMA Awards, The ACM Awards, The CMT Awards, The ACA Awards, numerous GAC and CMT Specials, and of course, The Grammy Awards.

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Bob Mehr - Episode 561

• October 17th, 2016

Steve Cooper talks with music journalist Bob Mehr. Bob recently finished his first book Trouble Boys: The True Story of the Replacements which is a New York Times best seller. He is a music critic for The Commercial Appeal and a longtime correspondent for MOJO magazine. He has also contributed liner notes to the Grammy-winning Big Star box set Keep an Eye on the Sky and has written essays for reissues by The Replacements, Kinks, Warren Zevon, The Dixie Chicks, Al Green and many others.                                    

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Daniel de los Reyes - Episode 560

• October 16th, 2016

Steve Cooper talks with percussionist Daniel de los Reyes. Daniel is currently the percussionist for the Zac Brown Band. Through his lengthy career he has performed with artists such as Don Henley, Earth Wind & Fire, Sting, Billy Joel, Sheryl Crow, Jennifer Lopez, Ricky Martin and Yanni. He has also made many TV appearances including the Grammy Awards, The Today Show, Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, American Music Awards and the Arsenio Hall Show.

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