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Scott T. Hinson ("My Countdown"): "That Song Is Like An Amusement Park For Your Ears"

DENNIS ANYONE? with Dennis Hensley

Release Date: 03/17/2022

YOU DON’T KNOW MY PRIDE! w/ the hosts from DNR Studios show art YOU DON’T KNOW MY PRIDE! w/ the hosts from DNR Studios

DENNIS ANYONE? with Dennis Hensley

DNR STUDIOS hosts E Bradshaw, Jaimie Kelton, Romaine Patterson, Adam Sank, Joselyn Contin, & Jonathan Valdez join host Dennis Hensley to play a special Pride Edition of You Don't Know My Life! Listen and laugh as the hosts serve up surprising and occasionally scandalous answers to the following two questions: YOU’RE WRITING AN ARTICLE BASED ON YOUR OWN EXPERIENCE CALLED “A PRIDE TO REMEMBER.” WHAT HAPPENS IN IT? and WHAT’S A PROVOCATIVE INSCRIPTION OR IMAGE YOU’VE WORN ON A T-SHIRT. The answers involve lesbian love, a stranger named Elvis, a Gaga-Grande downpour and lying down with...

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Filmmaker Peter McDowell ( Filmmaker Peter McDowell ("Jimmy In Saigon"): "I'm a Big Tracker-Downer"

DENNIS ANYONE? with Dennis Hensley

Dennis connects via Zoom with filmmaker Peter McDowell whose documentary Jimmy In Saigon is showing at the Frameline Film Festival in San Francisco on Sunday, June 19th at 1:15 PM at the historic Castro Theater and will be available to stream nationwide through Frameline.org from June 24th to 30th.  The Frameline program describes the film this way: "When his golden-haired, blue-eyed brother Jimmy mysteriously died in Vietnam in 1975, gay filmmaker Peter McDowell was just a kid, growing up within his family’s veil of silence. As an adult, armed with a video camera, Peter embarks on a...

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Musicians & Madonna Summer Creators Jason Arnold (AKA Shyboy) & Mark Nubar: Musicians & Madonna Summer Creators Jason Arnold (AKA Shyboy) & Mark Nubar: "Were They Like Friends Or Something?"

DENNIS ANYONE? with Dennis Hensley

Dennis is joined via soon by Mark Nubar & Jason Arnold (AKA Shyboy) the musicians and club promoters behind the upcoming mash-up dance party Madonna Summer, which is returning for Pride on June 11th at the 10 ½ nightclub in Downtown Los Angeles. Jason and Mark talk about their love of diva wordplay, why the music of Donna Summer and Madonna work so well together, how both singers were pioneers in their own way and what it feels like behind the deejay booth when the crowd is going nuts for what you’re doing. They also discuss their other diva mashup parties: Britney Houston, Gaga Lipa and...

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The MisMatch Game Breaks $200K show art The MisMatch Game Breaks $200K

DENNIS ANYONE? with Dennis Hensley

In a departure from the regular interview format, this episode features excerpts from a live stage show Dennis Hensley’s THE MISMATCH GAME on May 22, 2022. This was the night the show passed the $200,000-raiased mark since it’s debut in 2004. After being introduced and taking the stage, Dennis decided on a whim to record the proceedings using the audio recorder on his iPhone so the audio quality is not the best. Still, he hopes the episode gives you some laughs as well as a feeling for how thrilling it was to reach this milestone. Appearing with Dennis on stage are Danny Casillas (Reba...

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Playwright-Director S. Asher Gelman & Actor Noah Bridgestock ( Playwright-Director S. Asher Gelman & Actor Noah Bridgestock ("Afterglow"): "My Nipples Could Cut Glass"

DENNIS ANYONE? with Dennis Hensley

Dennis is joined via Zoom by playright-director S. Asher Gelman and actor Noah Bridgestock from the 3-character play Afterflow, which is currently showing in Los Angeles. The play is about a gay married couple Josh (Noah) and Alex (played by James Hayden Rodriguez) whose relationship gets tested when they become romantically and sexually involved with a younger massage therapist. Asher discusses the origin of the story, which is based on his own experiences with polyamory, how the show has involved since its breakout New York run five years ago and how he and his cast approached the play's...

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Author Del Shores (The Sordid Lives Saga: Before the Trip): Author Del Shores (The Sordid Lives Saga: Before the Trip): "I'm So Circling The Block"

DENNIS ANYONE? with Dennis Hensley

Dennis connects over Zoom with playwright, filmmaker and performer Del Shores to talk about his first novel The Sordid Lives Saga: Before the Trip, which features the characters from his hit play-turned-movie-turned-series Sordid Lives. He talks about how the book came about, his choice to write about his characters' lived before the events of the play, getting amazing fan art from Sordid enthusiasts and turning a condo in Palm Springs into a Sordid Lives-themed AirBNB. He also talks about his writing process, the importance of writing every day and how he does his first drafts longhand in...

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Documentarian Tomer Heymann & His Subject Jonathan Agassi ( Documentarian Tomer Heymann & His Subject Jonathan Agassi ("Jonathan Agassi Saved My Life"): "I Don't Mind Being An Old Gay Man"

DENNIS ANYONE? with Dennis Hensley

Dennis connects via Zoom with Toren Heymann and Jonathan Agassi, the Tel Aviv, Israel-based filmmaker and subject of the new documentary Jonathan Agassi Saved My Life. The film documents about the rags-to-riches-to rags odyssey of Israeli porn performer Jonathan Agassi who rose to prominence in  films like Men Of Israel, Trapped In The Game and Jonathan Agassi Goes Raw, all from director Michael Lucas. Jonathan talks about how he got into porn, the power that came with changing his name and the parts of the business that he loved the most, from having sex with beautiful men to buying lots...

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Dennis On the Lost Spaces Podcast w/ K Anderson: Dennis On the Lost Spaces Podcast w/ K Anderson: "Where's That Slutty Guy Who Knew All The Moves"

DENNIS ANYONE? with Dennis Hensley

In a special crossover episode, Dennis flips the script and gets interviewed for another podcast, Lost Spaces hosted by London-based K Anderson. Lost Spaces is all about the wonderful LGBTQ spaces that are sadly no longer with us. Dennis talks about one of his favorite nightclubs ever, Oil Can Harry's in Studio City, CA. Here's the blurb from K's point of view: "So, I’m kinda fascinated with gay country and western bars, where people dress up in their finest cowperson garb, and square dance, two-step and mosey on down. This isn’t something that I think is a thing in the UK, so it’s just...

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You Don't Know My Life: Who's Gaslighting Who? Edition...featuring the cast & playwright from Gaslight House show art You Don't Know My Life: Who's Gaslighting Who? Edition...featuring the cast & playwright from Gaslight House

DENNIS ANYONE? with Dennis Hensley

Dennis is joined via Zoom by the cast and playwright of the new play Gaslight House for a rollicking game of You Don't Know My Life!  Playwright / Director Howard Skora plays the game along with his entire cast of actors: Alex Skuby, Kit McDonough, Amy Smallman-Winston, Nadya Ginsburg, Sara Maraffino and Robbie Mangiardi. The questions involve bad trips, petty childhood jealousies and magical nights at the theater and the stories that emerge cover everything from a life-changing trip to see Annie to a Magnum P.I  lookalike contest in a San Fernando Valley shopping mall....

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Writer-Comedian-Magician Judy Carter (A Death Defying Escape): Writer-Comedian-Magician Judy Carter (A Death Defying Escape): "It Was Like Oprah's Supershuttle"

DENNIS ANYONE? with Dennis Hensley

Dennis connects via Zoom with writer-actor-comedian-magician Judy Carter about her new autobiographical stage play A Death Defying Escape, which is currently playing at the Hudson Theatre Guild in Hollywood. Judy talks about the play's 5-year odyssey from conception to production, digging deep for the show's dramatic scenes, working with magic designer Craig Dickens on the show's illusions, and the play's central theme, which is how can we escape what has happened to us in the past and to find love in the present?  She also addresses sexism in the world of magic, explains why there...

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Dennis is joined by actor-filmmaker Scott T. Hinson to talk about his pandemic diversion turned full-on obsession; creating his own audio music countdowns, starting with My 80's Countdown...and then moving on to the 70's and 90's. He talks about the MTV veejays who inspired him to embark on this project and his multi-step process for choosing his Top 20 songs--there's a point system and notecards involved.  Scott also recalls being assaulted on a public bus last summer over a mask disagreement and the Firefall song that brought him comfort in ther aftermath. He also talks about the two fan letters he's written in his life; to Cher and Dolly Parton...and receiving a reply back from one of them. Other topics include: why Pizza Hut has great jukeboxes, being surprised by Billy Joel's "Uptown Girl," having FOMO over the Bangles' "Walk Like An Egyptian," having a change of heart over U2's "With Or Without You," why he thinks all pop music post 2010 "sounds like the same girl yelling at me about how strong she is."

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