Overnight America Interviews: October 7th, 2016 – The Weekend 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 “Birth of a Nation”, “Girl On a Train”, 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 the upcoming debate, the Vice-presidential debate, how fall shows are doing, and more.


From pay and perks to pet peeves – there are a variety of reasons employees are inspired to work harder.  One new survey uncovers how employees REALLY feel about their jobs, the workplace and what makes them stay and, as it turns out, today’s American worker has some definite opinions when it comes to their job.   Millennial guru Jason Dorsey and Ultimate Software’s Adam Rogers join us from Chicago to discuss the results of the survey.


Dan Cummins is a professional stand-up comedian. His first comedy album, Revenge is Near, distributed by Warner Bros. Records, was ranked as one of the top 10 comedy CDs of 2009 by Punchline Magazine. His first hour-long special for Comedy Central, titled Crazy With A Capital F, premiered May 29, 2010.  This morning Dan spoke with Jon about his new album Don’t Wake The Bear.


Immigration has become an important and often controversial topic in the United States, and while the politicians may disagree, it’s important to separate the truth from the politics.  Celebrity attorney and author Lisa Bloom provided us with timely information about how the current laws work, and what every person should know about the process of becoming an American citizen.


40 years ago, visionary filmmaker Brian De Palma helmed the ultimate coming-of-age horror film with Stephen King’s CARRIE, a story both celebrated and revered by cinephiles and ultimate horror fans alike. To celebrate this landmark anniversary of the movie, non-profit cancer support center weSPARK and Theatre at The Ace Hotel, along with home entertainment brand SCREAM FACTORY, will mount a once-in-a-lifetime cast and crew reunion and screening of the brand-new restoration of the film, paired with a 1970s prom-themed party, at the historic Ace Theater in Downtown Los Angeles on Friday, October 14, 2016.  This morning PJ Soles joined us to talk about the once-in-a-lifetime event.


Cary Elwes is a celebrated English actor who starred in The Princess Bride before moving on to roles in Robin Hood: Men in Tights, Glory, Days of Thunder, Twister, and Saw, among many other acclaimed performances. He will always be indebted to The Princess Bride, he says, for changing his life and giving him a career that has spanned decades. He lives in Hollywood, California, with his family. Find out more about Cary Elwes on Twitter @Cary_Elwes.  This morning Cary spoke with Jon about the his new book.


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 Taco Bell from around the world, Starbucks curbside service, and more.

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