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!
Marian Gold - Episode 929
Steve Cooper talks with musician Marian Gold. Marian is best known as a founder member and lead singer of the band Alphaville. Alphaville achieved chart success with the singles Forever Young, Big in Japan, Sounds Like a Melody, The Jet Set and Dance with Me. They have released seven studio albums and have a symphonic one called Eternally Yours being released in the near future.
Five for Fighting (John Ondrasik) - Episode 928
Steve Cooper talks with musician Five for Fighting (John Ondrasik). John is best known for his first single Superman (It's Not Easy). He is a platinum selling and Grammy nominated songwriter and has released six studio LPs, including the platinum certified America Town and The Battle for Everything and the top-10 charting Two Lights, along with an EP and live albums. He has penned major hits, including the chart-topping 100 Years, The Riddle, Chances, World and Easy Tonight which have earned tens of millions of streams and place him as a top-10 Hot Adult Contemporary artist for the 2000s. His music has also been featured in more than 350 films, television shows, and commercials, including the Oscar-winning The Blind Side, Hawaii Five-O, the Sopranos and the CBS drama Code Black.
Mike Boryla - Episode 927
Steve Cooper talks with QB/writer/actor Mike Boryla. Steve interviewed Mike when he was only 12 years old (for a school project) and Mike was a Pro Bowl QB for the Philadelphia Eagles. Mike also was with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and was first team All-Pac-8 his senior year at Stanford. After he retired, he became a lawyer and in 2014 he made his acting debut in a one-man autobiographic theatrical performance in The Disappearing Quarterback. He also has published a Sci-Fi thriller titled Mark of the Beast.
Patrick Fabian - Episode 926
Steve Cooper talks with actor Patrick Fabian. Patrick is best known for his role as Howard Hamlin on Better Call Saul. His recurring roles include shows such as Black Monday, Carol's Second Act, Special, Code Black, Valentine, Big Love, Veronica Mars, Providence, Joan of Arcadia, 24, The Newsroom and Saved by the Bell: The College Years. He has also guest starred in countless series like Lucifer, Barry,The Conners, Elementary, Ugly Betty, NCIS, Will & Grace, Friends, Scandal, The Mentalist, CSI: Crime Investigation Scene, Bones, Criminal Minds, Castle, Burn Notice, Longmire and many more. On the big screen he can be seen in DriverX, Extracurricular Activities, Eat Brains Love, 30 Nights, Cloud 9, Bad Ass and the Last Exorcism.
Simon Kirke - Episode 925
Steve Cooper talks with musician Simon Kirke. Simon is best known for being the drummer for the band Bad Company. Bad Company enjoyed great success throughout the 1970s. Their first three albums, Bad Company, Straight Shooter and Run with the Pack, reached the top five in the album charts in both the UK and the US. Many of their singles and songs, such as Bad Company, Can't Get Enough, Good Lovin' Gone Bad, Feel Like Makin' Love, Shooting Star, Ready for Love and Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy, remain staples of classic rock radio. They have sold 20 million RIAA-certified albums in the US and 40 million worldwide. Simon was also in Free has guested on a long list of recordings by other artists over the years, including albums by Wilson Pickett, Faces, Gov’t Mule, Jim Capaldi and Ron Wood, among countless others and he is often found drumming live on tour with acts like Chuck Berry, Ray Charles, Bo Diddley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Eric Clapton, Keith Richards and Ringo Starr & His All-Star Band.
Steve Smith - Episode 924
Steve Cooper talks with drummer Steve Smith. Steve is best known for being the drummer for Journey across three tenures. With Journey, he toured around the world and recorded numerous successful albums including the immensely popular Escape (Columbia 1981) and Frontiers (Columbia 1983), both of which garnered the band many Top 40 hits and worldwide sales of over 80 million albums. In 1985 Smith left Journey to pursue his original passion, jazz, and to continue his developing career as a session player. Over the past 30+ years, Smith has played on many hits with such diverse artists as Bryan Adams, Mariah Carey, Zucchero, Claudio Baglioni, Andrea Bocelli, Y&T, Dweezil Zappa, Ray Price, Corrado Rustici and Savage Garden. He has also recorded numerous albums with his band Vital Information and in the past Modern Drummer magazine readers have voted him the No. 1 All-Around Drummer five years in a row. In 2001, the publication named Smith one of the Top 25 Drummers of All Time, and in 2002 he was voted into the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame. He was inducted into the Rock & Roll HOF as a member of Journey in 2017.
Love this podcast!
This is one of my favorite podcasts. Steve always asks the best questions and he really listens to his guests and doesn’t interrupt which I notice happens a lot on other podcasts.
Best of the best
Coop gets the greatest guests and has a really great way of connecting to them. A must listen 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻
My favorite podcast
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.