Straight out of Philly! Entertainer Steve Cooper is “Only as hip a his guests”. He hosts Comedians, Actors, Writers and Musicians and spends an hour with them for some organic chat about the biz!
Brad Gillis - Episode 874
Steve Cooper talks with musician Brad Gillis. Brad is a guitarist most famous for playing with the band Night Ranger. Since forming in 1979, him and drummer Kelly Keagy are the only members to have appeared in every incarnation of the band and all studio releases. Having sold over 17 Million albums worldwide, performed across more than 4000 stages, and captivated a radio audience that exceeds 1 Billion, Night Ranger has both epitomized and transcended the arena rock sound and style well beyond that era. They have earned widespread recognition that includes both multi-platinum and gold album status all while leaving their indelible mark on the music industry with a long list of best-selling albums (Dawn Patrol, Midnight Madness, 7 Wishes, Big Life and Man In Motion). Their popularity is fueled by an impressive number of instantly recognizable hit singles and signature album tracks, including legendary titles such as Sister Christian, Don't Tell Me You Love Me, When You Close YourEyes, (You Can Still) Rock In America, Sentimental Street, Goodbye, Sing Me Away, and Four in the Morning.
C. Thomas Howell - Episode 873
Steve Cooper talks with actor/musician C. Thomas Howell. Tommy is best known for his roles in the movies E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, The Outsiders, Red Dawn, Secret Admirer, The Hitcher, Soul Man and many others. He has also been recurring in numerous TV series such as Southland, Grimm, Criminal Minds, The Walking Dead, SEAL Team, Bosch, Animal Kingdom, The Blacklist, The Punisher and Ray Donovan. He recently took up guitar and is doing a series of storytelling with music concerts.
Don McManus - Episode 872
Steve Cooper talks with actor Don McManus. Don has been a working actor for over 30 years and has starred, guest starred or been recurring in various television shows and films. His feature credits include: The Starling, Vice, Under the Silver Lake, Grand Piano, Grandma, The Maze Runner, Lucky Bastard, For A Good Time Call, Magnolia, The Shawshank Redemption, Under the Tuscan Sun, National Treasure, Hannibal, Air Force One. His TV credits include: Sorry For Your Loss, Mom, Justified, 24, Northern Exposure, NCIS, Private Practice, Rescue Me, Parks and Recreation, Boston Legal, Grey’s Anatomy, Dexter, Seinfeld, Frasier, The Closer, CSI, Mad About You and his stage credits include: New York Public Theater, Manhattan Theater Club, San Francisco’s ACT, The Old Globe Theater, the Matrix Theater, ANTAEUS. He is a graduate of Yale University.
Eddie Trunk - Episode 871
Steve Cooper talks with American music historian/radio personality/talk show host/author Eddie Trunk. Eddie is best known as the host of several hard rock and heavy metal-themed radio and television shows. His resume includes being a disc jockey at WDHA, WNEW, Q104.3 and SiriusXM and has also hosted TV shows such as VH1 Classic's That Metal Show and AXS's Trunkfest with Eddie Trunk. He also has written the book Eddie Trunk's Essential Hard Rock and Heavy Metal and the follow up Volume II.
Richard Blade - Episode 870
Steve Cooper talks with radio, television, and film personality Richard Blade. Richard was a disk jockey at KROQ in Los Angeles from 1982 to 2000 and since 2004 he has had his own nationwide daily show on Sirius Satellite radio and can be heard every afternoon from 12pm - 6pm (PST) on SiriusXM 33, 1st Wave. In 2017 he wrote his autobiography World In My Eyes which became a nationwide best seller. Since then, he has written three more books, all novels, which have each topped Amazon's sales charts - SPQR, Birthright and Imposters. In addition to writing and radio, he also DJs and MCs high-end celebrity parties, concerts and events.
Paul Carrack - Episode 869
Steve Cooper talks with musician Paul Carrack. Paul is known as The Man with the Golden Voice. He was lead singer of the English group Ace who had a top hit with How Long, sang Squeeze's popular tune Tempted, was lead vocalist for Mike + The Mechanics from 1985-2004, was a member of Roxy Music and Ringo Starr & His All-Star Band and has written many songs for various artists. He is also a very accomplished solo artist who has recorded 18 albums and had a top 10 single with Don't Shed a Tear.
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Steve Cooper is a great host, a great comedian and a great guy. I love this show and I love listening to him interview guests.
Great guests, host and content
You’ll love these interviews with a variety of great guests including musicians, producers, writers, comedians and more. Steve has a laid back style that allows for the guests to open up and get comfortable. This makes for great stories and anecdotes form the guests and Steve’s rapport with the guests will make you feel like you’re right there in the room with them. Check out all the guests he’s had on, there is someone for everyone!