You Don't Know Schiff

Mark Schiff and Lowell Benjamin

Hosted by Mark Schiff and Lowell Benjamin. Join Mark and Lowell for some funny and deep conversations with great guests. They'll talk about about the things their guests are known for as well as some things you might not know about them. Their guests include: Kevin Nealon and Paul Reiser

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Harland Williams - Part 2
Aug 22 2023
Harland Williams - Part 2
The only thing better than a Harland Williams episode is two Harland Williams episodes! We hope you enjoy Part 2 of our conversation with Harland. Harland is a talented comedian, actor, author, writer, producer, creator, director, illustrator, podcaster, musician, and t-shirt designer. And that's just what he can fit on his tax return. Harland is loved for many of his memorable roles in hit movies such as "Dumb and Dumber", "Half Baked", "There's Something About Mary", "Superstar", "Rocketman," "Down Periscope", and "Sorority Boys."Harland has also been on tons of late night shows, including "Late Night with David Letterman," "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," "Late Night with Conan O'Brian," and "Conan." He's had several comedy specials, and he created and does voices for the Disney series "Puppy Dog Pals." And he hosts his own hugely successful podcast, "Harland Highway" as well as designs t-shirts. Are you starting to get the idea? He's an insanely talented guy. Be sure to check out Harland on his websites and on his social media and be sure to buy a t-shirt:Harland's Website:  harlandwilliams.comHarland's T-Shirt Website:  harbling.comHarland's Instagram:  instagram.com/harlandwilliams?igshid=MzRlODBiNWFlZA==Harland Highway Podcast on Youtube:  youtube.com/user/HarlandWilliamsHarland Highway Podcast on Apple Podcasts:  podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-harland-highway/id321980603Your hosts:markschiff.comTwitter: @markschiffInstagram: markschiff1 Lowell BenjaminTwitter: @lowellcbenjaminInstagram: @lowellcbenjamin
Harland Williams - Part 1
Jul 31 2023
Harland Williams - Part 1
You know him, you love him. Harland Williams is our guest this week. We had such a great time talking with Harland. Harland is a talented comedian, actor, author, writer, producer, creator, director, illustrator, podcaster, musician, and t-shirt designer. And that's just what he can fit on his tax return. Harland is loved for many of his memorable roles in hit movies such as "Dumb and Dumber", "Half Baked", "There's Something About Mary", "Superstar", "Rocketman," "Down Periscope", and "Sorority Boys."Harland has also been on tons of late night shows, including "Late Night with David Letterman," "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," "Late Night with Conan O'Brian," and "Conan." He's had several comedy specials, and he created and does voices for the Disney series "Puppy Dog Pals." And he hosts his own hugely successful podcast, "Harland Highway" as well as designs t-shirts. Are you starting to get the idea? He's an insanely talented guy. Be sure to check out Harland on his websites and on his social media and be sure to buy a t-shirt:Harland's Website:  harlandwilliams.comHarland's T-Shirt Website:  harbling.comHarland's Instagram:  instagram.com/harlandwilliams?igshid=MzRlODBiNWFlZA==Harland Highway Podcast on Youtube:  youtube.com/user/HarlandWilliamsHarland Highway Podcast on Apple Podcasts:  podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-harland-highway/id321980603Your hosts:markschiff.comTwitter: @markschiffInstagram: markschiff1 Lowell BenjaminTwitter: @lowellcbenjaminInstagram: @lowellcbenjamin
Bill Boggs
Jul 18 2023
Bill Boggs
This week on "You Don't Know Schiff," Mark and Lowell sat down to interview one of the greatest interviewers of our generation, Bill Boggs.  Entertainer Bill Boggs is the author of two well-reviewed, laugh-packed, Post Hill Press satirical novels "The Adventures of Spike the Wonder Dog," (2020), and "Spike Unleashed" The Wonder Dog Returns (2023). He is four-time Emmy Award-winning television host and interviewer, as well as an Executive Producer of three national shows, including "The Morton Downey, Jr. Show." He has hosted 15 different shows ranging from talk shows to a game show, two series on Travel Channel, a long-running hit on Food Network. Bill has also covered boxing for Showtime, and anchored Weekend Today in New York for WNBC. Bill, along with Richard Baker, created Comedy Tonight, the first syndicated show in history of television to feature only stand up comedians. Bill had long-running success on Channel 5 in NYC with Midday Live with Bill Boggs. He began his career in Philadelphia at WCAU-TV. Bill has interviewed thousands of the most notable people of our time during the past 40 years. Be sure to buy Bill's latest book, "Spike Unleashed" The Wonder Dog Returns:  amazon.com/Spike-Unleashed-Wonder-Returns-Boggs/dp/1637589840 And don't miss out on BillBoggs on Youtube where you can see many of Bill's amazing interviews (including Richard Pryor, Sammy Davis Jr., Ram Das, Pete Rose, Miles Davis, and Brook Shields):   https://www.youtube.com/@Billboggs
Tom Dreesen Part 2
May 2 2023
Tom Dreesen Part 2
At long last, we are releasing Part 2 of our discussion with the legendary performer and Frank Sinatra's favorite comedian, Tom Dreesen. Be sure to listen to the end to hear Tom's brilliant advice and philosophies on life! Tom has been in show business for over 50 years. He's a stand-up comedian, an actor, writer, and motivational speaker. Tom has made over 500 TV appearances including The Tonight Show more than 60 times! Known as 'the man who made Sinatra laugh,' Tom opened for Frank Sinatra for an incredible twelve years. He's a favorite of David Letterman and even guest hosted for him. A legend from the start, Tom began his career with actor Tim Reid (of WKRP fame) when they formed the groundbreaking inter-racial comedy duo Tim & Tom well ahead of their time in the 1970s. Tom Dreesen is a man filled with infectious gratitude and joy, and you will surely be inspired hearing his heartwarming and powerful stories. This week, Tom talks about his humble childhood, discovering his real father, his determination to overcome a life-threatening illness, and shares wonderful stories about his career in comedy all along the way. And this is only the first of two installations of Mark and Lowell's fascinating and entertaining conversation with Tom.  tomdreesen.comTom's fabulous autobiography is available on Amazon: Still Standing...: My Journey from Streets and Saloons to the Stage, and SinatraAnd check out Tom's book with Tim Reid telling the story of their days touring as the first interracial comedy duo:Tim and Tom: An American Comedy in Black and WhitePlease follow “You Don’t Know Schiff” so you don’t miss out on any exciting episodes. Click here to subscribe in Apple Podcasts (and please leave us 5 stars and a positive review - your support means the world to us and it helps us get discovered by new listeners).