Oh Brother, not another podcast
Miggs and Trace Burroughs
"Oh Brother, not another podcast", is presented by the fabulous new Westport Library and the Quick Center for the Arts, starring brothers Miggs and Trace Burroughs, chatting up fascinating folks with interesting stuff to say or secrets to spill.
Steve Fosson, Founder of rock band of HEART
Steve Fosson, Founder of rock band of HEART
Great conversation with Steve Fosson, bass player and founder of Heart, about the bands beginnings, touring, Ann and Nancy Wilson, and his new new band "Heart by Heart" with other Heart alumni Michael Derosier, and amazing vocalist/wife, Somar Macek. Steve also describes his mountaineering adventures, including encounters with mountain lions, goats, bears, and fans who want Heart to re-unite.
Ellis - Large 540p
Bob Ellis, former husband of Diana Ross and father to their most famous daughter, Tracee Ellis Ross, has been a powerful presence in the music business for decades managing the likes of Ron Wood, Chaka Khan, Billy Preston and the late, great, Meatloaf among others. He was on the rooftop with the Beatles during the “Get Back” movie. He toured with the Stones, and helped organize the Bangladesh Concert with George Harrison. Terrific insider tales about life in the music business.
May 13 2022
Loretta Swit - actress (M*A*S*H) artist and animal activist
Loretta Swit, aka Margaret "Hot Lips" Hoolihan for all 11 seasons of M*A*S*H, is also an accomplished, author, watercolor and needlepoint artist as well as being a passionate animal rights activist. Who knew? That's why "Oh Brother" is the best podcast ever!
May 12 2022
Deborah Bonham and Peter Bullick
Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham's singing sister Deborah Bonham and her virtuoso guitarist husband/bandmate Peter Bullick, discuss their famed roots and upcoming tour and new single, an Albert King cover of "Cant you see what you are doing to me". Did Led Zeppelin play at your 6th birthday party?
May 12 2022
Singer songwriter John Waite, of the Babys and Bad English
Singer songwriter John Waite, of the Babys and Bad English along with many solo albums, and numerous hits, such as "Missing You" and "When I See You Smile", talks passionately about songwriting, performing and the "knee jerk reaction to being alive" that fuels his creativity.
Apr 19 2022
Behind the scenes at the Westport Playhouse
Executive Director MIchael Barker, and Artistic Director Mark Lamos, of the famed Westport Playhouse, talk with Miggs and Trace about how the Playhouse survived after two years of the covid shutdown, and how plays are chosen and produced, with a sneak peak at the 2022 Season.
Apr 1 2022
Colin Blunstone of the Zombies
Introducing Colin Blunstone, founder and singer/songwriter of the seminal British rock band of the 60s, The Zombies. Hits like "She's not there", "Tell her no", and "I love you" can be heard every day on numerous platforms, and their album "Odessey and Oracle" is considered by many to be one of the the best rock albums of all time.
Mar 29 2022
Dee Wallace, star of E.T. and 263 other film credits
Dee Wallace is a gifted actress with over 260 screen credits, as well as being inspiring and profound author, and speaker about the great potential in us all to realize our true selves. We interview her on the 40th anniversary of E.T. and discuss everything from channeling those on the other side to wise and lovable bears.
Mar 18 2022
The one-of-a-kind, one-of-a-kind Sandra Bernhard
Trace and Miggs interview the irrepressible, multi-talented comedian, singer, author, actor, rocker, Sandra Bernhard, who has left her indelible persona on movies and shows such as King of Comedy, Roseanne, Late Night with David Letterman, American Horror Story, Hudson Hawk and Larry Sanders Show to name just a mere handful of her accomplishments.
Mar 2 2022
Bill Briggs, keyboard player for legendary band The Remains
Trace and Miggs interview Bill Briggs, keyboard player for the legendary band "The Remains", who were chosen to open the Beatles on their last US tour.
Feb 24 2022
Trace and Miggs have a powerful conversation with the lovely, thoughtful and inspiring actress Blanca Blanco. Author of "breaking the Mold", she is the survivor of abject poverty, abuse, anxiety, grief, racism, and if that wasn't enough, the Malibu fire with her pet bunny, who may have saved her life.
Feb 19 2022
Epicenter of the comedy universe, Barry Katz
The irascible, hiliarious, and irrepressible guru of all things comedic, the great Barry Katz joins Trace and Miggs in their virtual lairs, to give an insider’s look and a master class in the comedy business and much, much more, with names named and no holds barred.
Feb 13 2022
Academy Award Nominee David Strathairn
What a treat to have this candid conversation with such an accomplished and gracious actor, about many of the movies and productions he has been in, and the directors he has worked with, including George Clooney in "Good Night and Good Luck", Spielberg in "Lincoln", Guillermo del Toro in "Nightmare Alley" and with Paul Greengrass in the "Bourne Ultimatum". Also discusses his friendship with director John Sayles (Return of the Secaucus 7)and his work with the "Theater of War" Project. And... his experience at clown college.
Feb 11 2022
Actor, cop, wrestler, comedian, powerlifter, Hank Garrett
Trace and Miggs interview the gregarious and entertaining Hank Garrett, cop, actor, wrestler, comedian, martial artist, and powerlifter, who has sparred with Elvis, and gotten a standing ovation from Sinatra. He has had pivotal roles in many iconic movies, including "Three Days of the Condor" containing one of the most celebrated fight scenes (with Robert Redford)in cinema history. What a great guest!
Jan 27 2022
Love Goddess and comedian Judy Tenuta
Trace and Miggs interview Love Goddess, comedian, author, actress, and cancer fighter Judy Tenuta. She is as hilarious and as engaged as ever in making the planet a healthier and happier place onwhich to live
Jan 27 2022
Filmmaker Kyla Simone Bruce
Trace and Miggs interview Kyla Simone Bruce, an accomplished and award winning filmmaker who happens to be the daughter of Jack Bruce, renowned musician, and founding member of Cream. She discusses her film projects, including the tribute concert for her dad, music videos, documentaries, and some family background.
Jan 8 2022
Founding member of the Yardbirds, Jim McCarty
Trace and Miggs interview Jim McCarty, founding member of The Yardbirds, one of the most influential and dynamic British rock groups of the 60s, which can claim to have had three of the most astonishing guitar players in history as members - Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page. Jim talks about the band's beginnings, and of his recent exploration into the spirit realm as a way of communicating with late wife Lizzie.
Dec 23 2021
Actress Marsha Mason
Trace and Miggs interview Marsha Mason, one of Hollywood's most beloved and respected stars. Do theses movies and TV shows sound familiar? Chapter Two, The Goodbye Girl, Cinderella Liberty, Blume in Love, Heartbreak Ridge, Frasier, Seinfeld, The Good Wife, Grace and Frankie & Madam Secretary to name a handful. And she is constantly adding new challenges to her resume, including art collecting and directing.
Dec 23 2021
Actor and activist Michael Kearns
Trace and Miggs speak with the incredibly engaging, witty, and passionate actor Michael Kearns, who made news in the 1970s for being the first Hollywood actor to come out as being gay. He pulls back the curtain on Hollywood, some of its players, the dark side of adoption, and living with HIV.
Dec 18 2021
Dr. Macie Smith
Listen to Trace and Miggs interview Dr. Macie Smith, a very engaging and personable authority on dementia and Alzheimers, who dispels the myths and discusses clear and compelling facts about this disease and how we can lower our risk from getting it.
Dec 16 2021