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Writer-Performer D'Lo: "Come For the Helicopter!"

DENNIS ANYONE? with Dennis Hensley

Release Date: 10/13/2019

Playwright Del Shores & Actress Dale Dickey (This Side of Crazy): Playwright Del Shores & Actress Dale Dickey (This Side of Crazy): "Scratch Deeper"

DENNIS ANYONE? with Dennis Hensley

Dennis goes to the Hollywood home of playwright Del Shores to talk to Del and actress Dale Dickey about their just-opened play This Side of Crazy, which is about an egocentric gospel diva and her three estranged daughters. Del talks about the show's themes of forgiveness and reconciliation, writing for specific actors, sitting behind one of his idols Horton Foote in the theater, what it's like when one of his actors hits it big in Hollywood and having your plays published by Samuel French. Dale talks about her character of Abigail, what it's like to have a role written for you, smoking on...

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Performer John Cantwell (A Little More Love Connie): Performer John Cantwell (A Little More Love Connie): "I Call It White Girl Scatting"

DENNIS ANYONE? with Dennis Hensley

Dennis visits the Hollywood apartment of performer John Cantwell AKA Love Connie to talk about his new show A Little More Love Connie, which is inspired by the life and music of Olivia Newton-John. John recalls the road trip to Houston he took recently where he listened to Olivia's entire catalog and didn't repeat a song until he got to San Antonio...and how that trip help inspire the show. Dennis and John then discuss their favorite ONJ tracks, getting to meet her, the unique quality of her voice, mispronouncing the word Xanadu and the Grease vs. Grease 2 debate. John also talks about...

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2019 Movie Wrap Up w/ Glenn Gaylord & Michael Dougherty show art 2019 Movie Wrap Up w/ Glenn Gaylord & Michael Dougherty

DENNIS ANYONE? with Dennis Hensley

For the fourth year in a row, Dennis sits down with Glenn Gaylord (Senior Film Critic for The Queer Review) and Michael Dougherty (co-director of the ReelAbilities Film Festival: Los Angeles) to talk about the movies and movie moments they loved from 2019. Films discussed include: Parasite, The Irishman, Hustlers, Long Shot, Dolemite is My Name, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, High Life, Good Boys, Ad Astra, Portrait of a Lady on Fire, Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, JT Leroy, Midsommer, Avengers: Endgame, Joker, Rocketman, Scream Queen: My Nightmare on Elm Street, Queen and Slim,...

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Daniele Gaither & Pip Lilly Daniele Gaither & Pip Lilly "(For the Love of a Glove"): "I've Had an Emmanuel For Years..."

DENNIS ANYONE? with Dennis Hensley

Dennis visits the dressing room at the Carl Sagan & Ann Duran Theater to talk to Daniele Gaither and Pip Lilly, two of the stars of the new musical "For the Love of a Glove," an absurd and satirical take on the early life of Michael Jackson. They talk about what drew them to the show, going to puppet camp, playing multiple characters (including Emmanuel Lewis!) and how the show fits into a post-Leaving Neverland world. Daniele recalls road-tripping with a friend to the Michael Jackson trial and actually getting in and Pip remembers dining with a very rich friend of MJ. Other topics...

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Tarot Card Artist and Singer Paul Ybarra: Tarot Card Artist and Singer Paul Ybarra: "Jan Brady Is My Spirit Animal"

DENNIS ANYONE? with Dennis Hensley

Dennis visits the gothic-style and possibly haunted Hollywood apartment of Paul Ybarra, a singer and visual artist who has recently started creating tarot card illustrations featuring pop culture figures like Liza Minnelli, Mr. Rogers, Sonny Bono, Josephine Baker, Liberace, The Ronettes, Divine, Al Parker, Leona Helmsley, Joyce DeWitt and Miss Coco Peru...and then posting them on Instagram as @hauntedhollywood. He talks about his creative process, how he matches the tarot characters to the celebrities, the different media he uses, his goal of making them look as though Jan Brady created them...

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Comedian Todd Masterson (@GayFatFriend on Instagram): Comedian Todd Masterson (@GayFatFriend on Instagram): "I Never Thought I'd Be Big on Instagram"

DENNIS ANYONE? with Dennis Hensley

Dennis visits the West Hollywood home of comedian and writer Todd Masterson, the mind and the body behind the red-hot Instagram account @gayfatfriend, in which he photoshops himself into pictures of gay Insta-hotties. He talks about how he first came up with the idea, his daily creative process, what it feels like to go viral, getting dishy DMs from moles inside the gay hottie hive and that time he hurt himself trying to match the crouched and balancing pose of a Insta-gay.  He talks about the mind-trip of going from an "almost never nude" to posting a half-naked picture of himself online...

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Singer Jennifer Cihi (the singing voice of Sailor Moon): Singer Jennifer Cihi (the singing voice of Sailor Moon): "The Joy of Trotting It Out"

DENNIS ANYONE? with Dennis Hensley

Dennis welcomes to his Noho condo his long-lost friend, singer-performer Jennifer Cihi who is visiting L.A. from Nashville. She talks about the gig she did in the early 1990's--the Japanese anime series Sailor Moon--that has led her to have a whole new career as a guest at anime conventions, the emotional connection she shares with Sailor Moon fans, bringing awareness to mental health issues through her work, how her relationship to singing has evolved over the years, doing Annie at 12, living in Nashville, losing her confidence and getting it back and how she never gets tired of "trotting it...

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Author Scottie Jeanette Madden: Author Scottie Jeanette Madden: "The Brighter the Light, the Darker the Shadow"

DENNIS ANYONE? with Dennis Hensley

Dennis ventures to the edge of the Santa Monica wilderness to the home of author, speaker and TV showrunner Scottie Jeanette Madden to discuss her new cookbook/memoir Recklass In the Kitchen, a Year of Light, Laughter & Love‚ĶOh, and Food! as well as the charity holiday dinner she's hosting on December 21st. She talks about how, in the years before she transitioned, cooking was her solace and saved her life. She also talks about some of her holiday favorites, like serving pumpkin soup out of actual pumpkins for Halloween, her Christmas Eve dinner party that doesn't mess around and...

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The Women of Bob's Holiday Office Party: The Women of Bob's Holiday Office Party: "It's Like a Fever Dream"

DENNIS ANYONE? with Dennis Hensley

Dennis visits the Silver Lake home of actress Andrea Hutchman to interview Andrea and two of her co-stars from the long-running L.A. stage comedy Bob's Holiday Office Party, which runs December 5th through the 22nd at the Atwater Village Theatre. They talk about the how they came to be in the show, how it's evolved in 24 years, on stage mishaps, drinking warm Coors Light on stage and the fans that come back year after year, sometimes  by the busload. They also talk about how they all first met in the 80's, the play they all did together when they first came to L.A. and how Bob's fits into...

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The Men of  Shooting Star The Musical Play You Don't Know My Life! show art The Men of Shooting Star The Musical Play You Don't Know My Life!

DENNIS ANYONE? with Dennis Hensley

Dennis and his game  co-creator Jeb Havens head to a fabulous Hollywood high-rise to play You Don't Know My Life! with two of the men behind the new gay porn musical Shooting Star; Florian Klein, writer and producer and actor-singer Michael Scott Harris,  who plays the aging daddy porn star in the show. The guys play a twist on the original YDKML format where each player writes down two answers to every question; one true answer and one that's a lie. It's a great way to play if you only have 3 or 4 people. The questions they take on involve  regrettable fashion trends, getting...

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Dennis heads to the LA LGBT Center's Village to talk to writer, actor and comedian D'Lo about his new one-man show To T or Not to T? D'Lo is trans and his show documents his decision whether or not to take testosterone as well as how his journey has and continues to impact his parents. D'Lo talks about the inspiration for the show, what it's like to perform his parents as characters, the tough talk he had to have with his father on the eve of his commitment ceremony and what it's been like to share such personal intimate details from his life on stage. He also talks about appearing on the TV shows Looking, Transparent and Glee, the increased visibility of trans people in pop culture, doing shows in different parts of the country, visiting Sri Lanka and performing at conservative colleges. Other topics include: the time he saw his favorite Jackson, how the Benny Hill Show almost got him in trouble, the grand gesture he did to woo a cute co-ed and the sex toy he'd like to do an informercial for. 

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