Gilbert Gottfried's Amazing Colossal Podcast
Comedian and actor Gilbert Gottfried, a man Stephen King once called “a national treasure,” talks with the show business legends, icons and behind-the-scenes talents who shaped his childhood and influenced his comedy. Along with co-host and fellow pop culture fanatic Frank Santopadre, Gilbert is joined by comics, actors, musicians, talk show hosts, writers and other eyewitnesses to Hollywood history, including Bruce Dern, Chevy Chase, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Adam West, Steve Buscemi, Micky Dolenz, Jim Gaffigan, Judd Apatow and DOZENS more, for a funny, frenetic, fly-on-the-wall look at showbiz then and now (but mostly then.) Gilbert Gottfried’s Amazing Colossal Podcast was named...
James Owen • Columbia Tribune • Sep 8, 2021
"Probably what surprises people most is when I say one of the more probing examinations of classic Hollywood is "Gilbert Gottfried’s Amazing Colossal Podcast." Gottfried and his well-researched co-host Frank Santopadre (a producer for "The View"), have a mission to document stories from old Hollywood and preserve them for time immemorial. Their guests are often a little past their prime, but that’s sort of the point. If you're a fan of Gottfried’s crude humor, there’s plenty of that as well. "
Donald Liebenson • Vanity Fair • Jul 28, 2016
"With his volcanic Joker-esque laugh, Gottfried, especially, is a great audience for a show-business anecdote, all the better if it veers toward the salacious and twisted. A.C.P. is the aural equivalent to Kliph Nesteroff’s essential interview transcripts of vaudeville, Vegas, and variety-show comedians..."
Marc Hershon • Huff Post • May 13, 2015
"With all of the rampant fun that this episode brings, my favorite touchstone throughout is the syncopated rhythm of Gottfried’s relentless cackle and Black’s throaty chortle. Those sounds alone are enough to pull laughs out of your piehole."