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Episode 152 - Steven Levenson, ”Tick, Tick Boom,” ”Dear Evan Hanson”

Episode 152 - Steven Levenson, ”Tick, Tick Boom,” ”Dear Evan Hanson”

November 29, 2021

Tony winner Steven Levenson joins Mase & Sue to talk about his new film "Tick,Tick Boom," which he adapted for the screen from Jonathan Larson's stage musical. He won the Tony for writing the book for "Dear Evan Hanson," and they talk about the process of creating the show, the nervousness that went along with showing it to an audience for the first time and why it has been such a phenomenon.

Episode 151 - Country Star Jordan Davis, ”Buy Dirt”

Episode 151 - Country Star Jordan Davis, ”Buy Dirt”

November 21, 2021

Mase & Sue are joined by country music star Jordan Davis whose new EP includes the hit single "Buy Dirt" featuring Luke Bryan. Jordan talks about the songwriting process, why country music feels more optimistic than standard pop music right now, the touring life including his TikTok exploits and the state of his beloved LSU Tigers football program.

Episode 150 - Justine Lupe, ”Succession,” ”Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

Episode 150 - Justine Lupe, ”Succession,” ”Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

November 15, 2021

Justine is currently co-starring in the hottest show on television, "Succession." The Juilliard grad plays Willa, the struggling playwright who is "with" Connor (Alan Ruck). Mase and Sue talk with her about whether there is actually a form of love between those two, plus her roles on "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" on Amazon Prime and "Mr. Mercedes" now streaming on Peacock.

Episode 149 - Scott Adkins, ”One Shot,” ”John Wick 4”

Episode 149 - Scott Adkins, ”One Shot,” ”John Wick 4”

November 9, 2021

Scott Adkins is one of the greatest martial arts/action stars working today. He joins Mase & Sue to talk about his cool new movie "One Shot," including how to choreograph and stage a complicated fight scene. They also talk about his love for the iconic Bruce Lee and he offers a sneak preview of his role in "John Wick 4."

Episode 148 - Ashley Zukerman, ”The Lost Symbol,” ”Succession”

Episode 148 - Ashley Zukerman, ”The Lost Symbol,” ”Succession”

November 8, 2021

Australian actor Ashley Zukerman joins Mase & Sue to talk about playing literary hero Robert Langdon for Peacock's "The Lost Symbol," based on the Dan Brown novel. They also talk about "Succession" in which Ashley plays political operative Nate who also had an affair with Shiv.

Episode 147 - Justine Bateman ”Violet”

Episode 147 - Justine Bateman ”Violet”

November 1, 2021

Having starred on shows like "Family Ties," "Men Behaving Badly," "Men in Trees," "Desperate Housewives," and on and on... Justine Bateman has emerged as a brilliant filmmaker. Mase and Sue talk with her about her powerful directorial debut "Violet" which is in theatres now and will be on demand starting November 9.

Episode 146 - Fall Preview: ”Dune,” ”Squid Game,” ”King Richard,” Succession”

Episode 146 - Fall Preview: ”Dune,” ”Squid Game,” ”King Richard,” Succession”

October 25, 2021

Entertainment expert Makho Ndlovu joins Mase & Sue for a Fall Preview including a "Ted Lasso" wrap-up, tips for watching "Squid Game," the blockbuster "Dune," the return of "Succession," Will Smith as a Best Actor contender for "King Richard" and Best Picture front-runner "Belfast."

Episode 145 - John Pollono, ”Small Engine Repair” & Hulk Hogan biopic.

Episode 145 - John Pollono, ”Small Engine Repair” & Hulk Hogan biopic.

October 18, 2021

Actor/writer/director John Pollono joins Mase & Sue to talk about his new movie "Small Engine Repair" also starring Jon Bernthal & Shea Whigham. It is flat-out one of the best indie films of 2021. They also talk about the top secret, untitled Hulk Hogan biopic which he has co-written with Scott Silver.

Episode 144 - Kola Bokinni, ”Ted Lasso”

Episode 144 - Kola Bokinni, ”Ted Lasso”

October 10, 2021

Every once in awhile a show comes along that captures everybody's imagination. From the depths of the pandemic, "Ted Lasso" starring Jason Sudeikis emerged to become a worldwide hit.  On this episode, Mase & Sue talk with Kola Bokinni. who plays AFC Richmond team captain Isaac McAdoo, leading a terrific ensemble cast.

Episode 143 - Tim Blake Nelson, ”Old Henry” & ”O Brother, Where Art Thou”

Episode 143 - Tim Blake Nelson, ”Old Henry” & ”O Brother, Where Art Thou”

October 3, 2021

Actor Tim Blake Nelson joins Mase & Sue to talk about his new film "Oh Henry." He talks about his love of Westerns and  about working with the Coen brothers on films like "O Brother Where Art There" & "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs."

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