#0541: The Year-end “Best Of The Stuph File Program” Show

Featuring some of the great guests of 2019 in this “Best-Of” year ender Stuph File Program


Demond Wilson best known as Lamont on Sanford & Son talks about his life and career. (First heard on Stuph File Program #0490)

Marty Vargas, author of A Place for You by Marty Vargas: How I Found My Homeless Mom and How it Changed My Life, shares the story of the search for his homeless birth mother, who was on the streets for over 20 years. (First heard on Stuph File Program #0494)

Astronaut Terry Virts, author of View From Above: An Astronaut Photographs the World. (Patreon subscribers can listen to a Patreon Reward Extra with bonus interview content with Terry Virts). (First heard on Stuph File Program #0495)

Claus Böbel is a fourth generation butcher in Germany who just opened theBöbel Bratwurst Bed & Breakfast, an all bratwurst themed hotel. (First heard on Stuph File Program #0497)

We remember Broadway legend Carol Channing, who passed away last week at the age of 97 with part of an interview we did back in 2002.  She was also the author of Just Lucky I Guess: A Memoir of Sorts. (Patreon subscribers can listen to a Patreon Reward Extra with bonus interview content with Carol Channing). (First heard on Stuph File Program #0492)

We remember actor Kristoff St. John, from The Young & The Restless, who passed away at the young age of 52 with part of an interview we did back in 2004. (Patreon subscribers can listen to a Patreon Reward Extra with bonus interview content with Kristoff St. John). (First heard on Stuph File Program #0495)

We remember soap star Jed Allan, who passed away at the age of 84.  He starred in many daytime soaps, including Days Of Our Lives, Santa Barbara, General Hospital, Love Of Life, Secret Storm and more.  Plus he was Ian Ziering’s TV Dad on Beverly Hills, 90210.  He also wrote a memoir called Please, Spell the Name Right. (Patreon subscribers can listen to a Patreon Reward Extra with bonus interview content with Jed Allan). (First heard on Stuph File Program #0500)

We remember host, actress and comic, Suzanne Whang, who passed away at the age of 56.  She was the host of HGTV‘s House Hunters, one of the stars of NBC‘s Las Vegas and an extremely funny standup comic. (You can also hear another previous interview with Suzanne as she talks about her cancer from Stuph File Program #0345). (First heard on Stuph File Program #528)

We remember the effervescent comedy genius that was Rip Taylor, who died at the age of 88, with a conversation from 2004. (First heard on Stuph File Program #530)

Joe Nicchi, who owns two ice cream trucks in L.A. He doesn’t take too kindly to “influencers” trying to get stuff from him for free. That’s why he put up a sign saying they had to pay double. (First heard on Stuph File Program #0518)

Colin McIntosh is the founder of a sustainable bed linen company, whose products are made from eucalyptus, called Sheets & Giggles. (First heard on Stuph File Program #0525)

Legendary journalist, Ivor Davis, author of Manson Exposed: A Reporter’s 50-Year Journey into Madness and Murder, who on that day back in 1969, was at the Tate LA Bianca murder scene before noon, surrounded by the Los Angeles and foreign press. He followed the case intently and interviewed Manson Family members, and ex-members, gathering an intricate picture of the cult and its charismatic leader, Charles Manson. (First heard on Stuph File Program #0521)

This week’s opening slate is presented by Thom Bowers, voice artist, musician & podcaster. You can hear him as one of the participants each week on The Spoon and he also is the producer and host of Superenthusiast Radio.

 

 

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#0494: Marty Vargas & Steven David Elliot


Marty Vargas, author of A Place for You by Marty Vargas: How I Found My Homeless Mom and How it Changed My Life, shares the story of the search for his homeless birth mother, who was on the streets for over 20 years.

Steven David Elliot, author of Mingle: The Art of Face-to-Face Networking in the Digital Era talks about face-to-face communication in the social media era.  (If you want a free pdf copy of his book, you can find it by going to his website at RockStarConnect.com, go to the Contact Page and just say that you want a free copy!)

This week’s opening slate is presented by Julie Gedeon, a writer & editor of Montreal Home and various other magazines throughout North America. She also teaches writing in Hudson, Quebec. 

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