Mon, 12 February 2018
When Damien Mander completed his service as a Special Operations diver and sniper, he looked for another chapter in his life, a way to make his life purposeful.
That search ended with a plan to help protect a part of the planet that he saw being destroyed by greed—poachers, looking to cash in by slaughtering the most endangered animals on earth--from rhinos to tigers.
To support Damien's efforts to stop wildlife poaching, go to the International Anti-Poaching Organization website: https://www.iapf.org/
The show begins with THE FAST 15 which is supplemented by a conversation Michael Shure and Mark have about guns, the NRA and America.
Thu, 8 February 2018
Embedded in Trump Country Watching The State of The Union...Then: Dead people, Jerry Lewis and The Impossible Burger: Writer/Producer, Merrill Markoe
Michael Shure returns from watching the State of the Union speech deep in Trump country.
In THE FAST 15, Michael answers the question: What would it take for Democrats to get political control in Congress again and how close are they?
Then, Mark discusses what’s happening to singer James Brown’s estate. Brown wanted to support economically disadvantaged kids with millions of dollars but they may never get it.
That’s the first 20 minutes of the show when Mark Thompson speaks with Michael Shure.
Then: Dead people, Jerry Lewis and The Impossible Burger. A chat with producer, writer, comedian, Merrill Markoe. (24 mins into episode)
Former co-host, Heather Ankeny also makes an appearance to join Mark and J. Elvis Weinstein.
She’s back for this episode and updates us on her life as an engaged woman living in Northern California.
Then Merrill Markoe talks about dead people, entertainers and food.
Thu, 1 February 2018
Classic Film, Politics and a Matthew Modine Connection? Co-Founder of Largest Online News Network in the World and TCM Host, Ben Mankiewicz
Ben Mankiewicz is a founding member of the TYT Network (The Young Turks) which is the largest online news network in the world.
TYT, while having a progressive bent, is known to be brutal to BOTH Democrats and Republicans.
Ben hosts WHAT THE FLICK and appears across the TYT Network on different shows from sports to politics.
Ben's role as a host of Turner Classic Movies has taken on a large part of his professional life. Mark and Ben talk about how his relationship with Hollywood and it's stars has evolved.
Mark and Ben talk classic movies, Sunset Blvd, Full Metal Jacket, Matthew Modine and Mel Brooks.
Then, the two discuss Donald Trump's State of the Union speech and message.
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Thu, 25 January 2018
Mormons and Movies at The Sundance Film Fest, The Politics of Gov't Shut Down with Michael Shure and Leading Dietician, Julieanna Hever, Walks Us Through Plant Based Nutrition
Julieanna Hever is one of the leading experts on diet and lifestyle.
Her new book is Plant Based Nutrition. It is a brilliant reference for those trying to segue to plant based eating, even just sampling that world or those who simply want a solid reference for any number of nutrition based questions.
In this episode:
Show open (:03)
(:03-:28) Michael Shure asks Mark about his film, THE GAME CHANGERS premiering at the Sundance Film Festival.
The two also touch on Mormons in government and society and then it's on to GOP vs Dems and the government shutdown winners and losers.
(:28) Julieanna Hever, dietician and lifestyle guru, provides a reference for everything from buying organic and how important it is, to "cleanses" and eating schedules.
Julieanna's website it plantbaseddietitian.com
Wed, 17 January 2018
Porn Star Payoffs, S-hole Countries, Immigration Policy and Distraction...Then, Jackson Galaxy, THE Cat Expert
Porn star payoffs and media smoke screens as the media obsesses on the word, "shithole" and ignore the real stories.
Then the 2nd half of the show features cat expert, Jackson Galaxy.(23 minutes in)
Jackson Galaxy’s new book is Total Cat Mojo. Which you can get on Amazon by clicking through the link on our website at edge-show.com
Jackson visits with Mark and comics J. Elvis Weinstein and Laura House who are not “cat people” while Mark, well, is.
Political analyst Michael Shure kicks off the show with THE FAST 15 (runs 22mins)
Mark and Michael play a movie related game and then get into what’s been happening in in America.
Thu, 11 January 2018
Grace Baldridge (29 minutes in) is the host of Pop Trigger on the TYT Network and hosts the show Murder with Friends (link below).
She tells Mark and J.Elvis Weinstein how she packs the car with her (at the time) girlfriend, Lizzy, and their dog and heads to Alaska on vacation.
On that trip Grace proposes to Lizzy.
She also shares her journey to realizing she is a lesbian and the moment more or less when she came to that conclusion.
The show starts with a message from Mark (first 5 mins) and then THE FAST 15 with political expert Michael Shure (runs until 29 min).
Mark blitzes Michael with movie quotes and then they get into politics.
Michael responds to the Oprah news and explains why he doesn't like the idea of Oprah running for President should it happen.
He also talks about the vanishing movie theater experience. And Mark and Michael start and end the segment with identifying movie quotes.
Video of Grace's Alaska trip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Unr8LmLbGAE
Grace's Show Murder with Friends: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4J0c-HsUlyk&list=PLvrd7e5MvH6tSD16YuLC4ZEQ-fSVDHFMJ
Grace's Fiancé's Travel Blog : https://havedogwilldrive.com/
Thu, 28 December 2017
Year End Show! Molly Bloom from Molly's Game..Also Celebrity Real Estate and the Year’s Best Movies from our Critic
Molly Bloom, whose movie, Molly’s Game, chronicles her story of high stakes poker and being busted by the Feds.
She speaks with Mark Thompson, Heather Ankeny and J Elvis Weinstein about her story.
She talks about Tobey Maguire and the way he sought an edge as part of every transaction involving the game and she tells us about the Russian mob and their efforts to infiltrate the game. Finally, Molly describes federal agents storming into her home and arresting her and then her day in court.
The show starts with political analyst Michael Shure. Mark and Michael argue about gratuities and the best way to leave a tip. Then, Mark and Michael profile celebrity high end real estate and Michael updates the Trump presidency at the end of the year.
Finally, one of the top film and pop culture critics in the world, Michael Snyder, shares his picks for the best films of the year.
Wed, 20 December 2017
It's our Super Sized Holiday Episode! Oscar Nominated Jennifer Tilly Brings a Bottle of Wine..Let the Games Begin
Oscar nominated actress, Jennifer Tilly, is a favorite. She always brings honesty and fun.
This time she brings a bottle of win too and the magic gets started right away.
It's an almost 2 hour visit with Jennifer.
The show starts with politics and more with Michael Shure: THE FAST 15.
Michael discusses the tax bill, the new senate seat, the death of net neutrality and the sliding scale of sexual harassment.
Tue, 12 December 2017
Kevin Pollak With a Kevin Spacey Story That's Never Been Made Public and Golden Globe Nominated The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Kevin Pollak is a comedian, actor, director, writer and producer and has been part of some of the biggest film and television projects of the last 30 years.
(6 minutes in) On The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, Kevin was a favorite of Johnny’s and he tells us how he never had to do a stand-up monologue on the show (a miraculous fact within the standup comedy world). Pollak explains how he was able to go directly to panel on the legendary couch alongside Carson on his very first appearance because of a seat of the pants strategy that paid off.
(37 minutes in) Kevin also tells a never before told story about actor Kevin Spacey.
(54 minutes in) There is a story from the movie set of The Whole 9 Yards involving per diem payments and Michael Clarke Duncan that is a piece of insanity.
He also takes us inside the Golden Globe nominated and critically hailed series, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel in which Kevin is a series regular.
J.Elvis Weinstein (Josh) joins Mark for the conversation with Kevin Pollak.
Fri, 1 December 2017
Larry Merchant has spent his professional life writing, commenting and analyzing some of the biggest events in sports.
The world of boxing made Larry Merchant a household name for the way in which his fight analysis pulled no punches (pun sorta' intended) and neither did his post-fight interviews.
Larry joins at 0:17 into the show.
Mark Thompson, J.Elvis Weinstein and Lisa Foxx ask Larry about his life around the ring and about his controversial interview with Floyd Mayweather.
Larry talks about Ali, Foreman, Frazier and a history around the sport.
Mark asks point blank whether Larry thinks boxing is, at times, fixed.
The show starts with THE FAST 15 with Michael Shure.
Mark talks with Michael about the acquisition of Time Inc by a company controlled by the billionaire Koch brothers. The two also discuss Al Franken and Roy Moore and the way Congress handles matters of sexual harassment.