Mario Van Peebles and I catch up in New York + Los Angeles.

Legendary director and actor (New Jack City, Armed, Badass, Empire, Bloodline) Mario Van Peebles is wise! And he likes to philosophize! Plug in your headphones, kick back and analyze life, family + films with us.


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YOUNGER star Peter Hermann and I get analytical!

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Younger (Team Charles!!!), Law and Order: SVU + Blue Bloods actor Peter Hermann and I get into the groove! 


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You'll hear:

  • Peter and I hit it off big time. You'll smile and laugh (a lot!).

  • We gush about our fave movies.

  • Then he turns the tables on me! Suddenly it's The Peter Hermann Show and I'm his first guest.

  • In fact, we do an extra episode -- and he interviews me.

  • More to come on that ... stay tuned!

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Sneak peeks:

  • We bond over Boyhood.

  • We DEEPLY analyze movies, from The Incredibles to The Godfather Part 2

  • We talk Friday Night Lights, Parenthood, The Sinner, The Affair, Lost, Get Out.

  • He questions my parenting. (Hint: It's related to The Shining.)

  • He gushes about his wife, Law & Order SVU star Mariska Hargitay

  • Digressions! Tangents! We go majorly off topic.

  • We fret over short attention spans, iPhones and American vs. European parenting.

  • We try to get a grip on how phones and planes work.

  • What to do when you think to yourself, It’s too late.

  • Peter flips the interview back onto me.

  • I give inside scoop on the therapist’s perspective – BIG reveals!

  • And on being a writer.

  • Yes, we talk about Younger, Charles, Liza, Maggie and whether he's #TeamCharles or #TeamJosh. But there's MORE TO THIS than I can reveal just yet. Listen to the show for more details.

 

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Hotel Mediterraneo, where I stayed when I was in Rome.

This fabulously chic, art deco hotel with spectacular service is featured in dozens of films and TV series, like these: 

(Well, The American technically wasn't filmed here, but George Clooney did stop by.)

 

Peter Hermann’s List of Favorite Films (well, a partial list):

  • Three Identical Strangers

  • Diva

  • Force Majeure

  • The Incredibles

  • The Lives of Others

  • Chariots of Fire

  • Little Miss Sunshine

  • Boyhood

  • Top Secret

  • Harold and Maude

  • Tootsie

  • Rocky

  • Win Win

 

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Rick Gonzalez talks Arrow, acting school, ego + Brooklyn

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Rick and I laugh, analyze and dive deep on:

  • Learning the craft of acting
  • Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art & Performing Art
  • Playing the "perp" on the first season of Law & Order: SVU
  • Being Rene Ramirez ("Wild Dog") on Arrow
  • Growing up in a Puerto Rican and Dominican neighborhood in Brooklyn
  • Being a Latino actor + stereotypes
  • Why he turned away from acting
  • Falling of the rails
  • Then getting back on
  • Confidence
  • Kanye West
  • His love life
  • Being a dad
  • Reconfirming his faith
  • His cool, funky, inexpensive glasses

Hang out with us for an hour and get to know the REAL Rick Gonzalez.

 

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