Overnight America Podcast: August 26th, 2016 – The Weekender Edition

In today’s world there are mega-multiplex’s with 18 or more screens available each with a different film on it.  And, you walk up to the box office at the local theatre not sure whether to see the latest romantic comedy or the horror film that everyone is talking about.  This is why we go to the experts from TheWrap.com and the Linoleum-Knife Podcast.  Dave White is our go to guy for deciphering if its a win or a flop before you spend money at the concession stand.  This week Dave talked to us about “Don’t Breathe”and more.


If it is on the small screen then chances our Ed Bark from UncleBarky.com has seen it.  This is why we bring long-time television critic Ed in each week to talk about what we saw on the tv and what we might see next week.  This week Ed talks about Fall Television, and more.


Shana Mangatal was one of Michael Jackson’s only constant and true rocks of stability for nearly two decades. Their relationship was quiet and sweet and real—a closely guarded secret, known only to a few trusted employees and friends. Now, in Michael and Me: The Untold Story of Michael Jackson’s Secret Romance, Shana is coming forward to tell their love story. Sometimes strange, sometimes surprising, always fascinating, this is the story that Jackson fans have been waiting for. Shana paints an intimate picture of this beloved, yet very misunderstood, man.

With the utmost respect given to Michael’s legacy, Shana paints an intimate picture of some of the best and worst periods of the star’s life. Far from exploitative yet full of private, captivating moments, Shana’s memoir reveals the side of Michael people never knew. This morning Shana joined Jon to talk about her experience with Michael Jackson.


We’ve all seen various versions of interventions in movies and television shows. They never go as smoothly as the interveners would like, often turning into a mess of hilarious awkwardness and touchy drama. Filmmaker Clea DuVall has taken those ideas and amplified them as the entire premise of her latest film “The Intervention,” which looks to be a fun, awkward ride with a great ensemble cast.  This morning Clea spoke with Jon about the film and its importance today.


Nat Geo WILD cameras have followed Dr. Pol for nine years, shadowing him as he saves lives, births baby animals large and small and cares for thousands of species throughout rural Michigan.  Dr. Pol sat down with Jon to talk about the show and his experiences.


Matthew Santoro’s originality and humor has attracted millions of fans, making him a beloved YouTube star. His weekly videos on amazing and little-known facts are eagerly anticipated by his many subscribers and followers around the world. In his first-ever book, Matthew’s love of weird and wacky knowledge explodes with new facts and stories from around the planet, and beyond. Surprising, and always entertaining, Mind = Blown offers even more of Matthew’s unique take on this hilarious, crazy world.  Matthew spoke with Jon about the book and how he became this popular Youtuber.


There is only one question we ask you every Friday morning on the show; Are you Hungry? Of course you are and that is why sit down with our very own James Beard Award Nominee, Cheffy Baby.  Cheffy Baby talks about why Caramel Apple is the new Pumpkin Spice, Lady Gaga’s new cookbook, and more.

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