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The Bret Saunders Podcast

The Bret Saunders Podcast

Bret Saunders of the KBCO Morning Show interviews musicians, actors, media members and more about their craft, culture and other topics

Bob Geldof 14.02.2020, 18:20
Bob Geldof

Bob Geldof is a political activist, occasional actor, and a founding member of the Boomtown Rats. Enjoy this freewheeling conversation about their new album, 8-tracks, Donald Trump, climate change, Woody Guthrie, and why it’s time once again for what Bono called, “the glorious noise” of the Boomtown Rats.

Trevor Noah 07.02.2020, 00:46
Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah is the most successful comedian in Africa and is the host of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning The Daily Show on Comedy Central. While the political conversation is from 2016, the observations are just as relevant today as they were then. Trevor also reveals the advice Jon Stewart gave him when he took over The Daily Show and discussed his book, Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood, which was an instant New York Times bestseller. It’s a collection of personal stories about growing up in South Africa during the last gasps of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that came with its demise.

Don Henley 31.01.2020, 20:29
Don Henley

Ahead of the Eagles’ Hotel California 2020 Tour hitting Pepsi Center for 2 nights, founding member Don Henley talks about the lasting appeal of the album, what to expect with show (Symphony! Choir! Actors!) and how he stays in shape on tour.

Jon Heder and Craig Harris 24.01.2020, 19:12
Jon Heder and Craig Harris

Two conversations on this episode, first: The indie classic Napoleon Dynamite was made over 15 years ago. Ahead of his talk at the Boulder Theater this Saturday (plus a screening of the movie), Jon Heder talks about being born in Ft. Collins, how much of Napoleon is really him, and can he really dance. Then, how does an artist get into the Rock ‘N’ Roll Hall Of Fame? CEO of The Hall Of Fame, Greg Harris, explains the process and reveals if the committee ever gets into fist fights over who gets inducted or not .

The Lumineers 17.01.2020, 16:02
The Lumineers

The Lumineers dropped by KBCO Studio C to talk about and play songs from their latest album, III. Wes and Jeremiah discussed writing the record in Denver while battling weeds, writing for M. Night Shyamalan and why you should always save your ideas for art’s sake.

Beth Stelling 10.01.2020, 00:34
Beth Stelling

Beth Stelling is a stand-up comedian, writer and actress. Her second comedy album "Simply the Beth", was named it one of the top ten comedy albums of 2015. Beth is a writer who contributed to I Love You America with Sarah Silverman on Hulu. She previously wrote for season 1 and 2 of Judd Apatow's HBO series Crashing starring Pete Holmes. She also wrote on the feature film Good Boys. She’s at Comedy Works Downtown this weekend.

Roger Waters 19.12.2019, 23:16
Roger Waters

Pink Floyd’s The Wall turned 40 this year. In honor of that, we’ve reached back into the archives for an interview with founding member Roger Waters. He talked about the music he scored for the opera Ca Ira (French for "It'll be fine", subtitled "There is Hope"), based on the French Revolution and the personal effect Pink Floyd’s Live 8 reunion had on him.

Josh Blue 13.12.2019, 01:32
Josh Blue

Following his groundbreaking win on NBC’s Last Comic Standing in 2006, Denver native Josh Blue has risen through the ranks to become a well-established headliner at venues throughout the world. He headlines Comedy Works Dec. 20 & 21st. Along with his current comedy projects, Josh talks about his painting (Josh’s comedy, funny, Josh’s painting, dark), owning a snake…that once got away, his axe throwing expertise, and friendship with the Lumineers.

Yoko Ono and Dr. Stephan G. Lynn 06.12.2019, 00:13
Yoko Ono and Dr. Stephan G. Lynn

December 8th is the 39th anniversary of John Lennon’s death. For this podcast we have gone into the archives for a couple of conversations, the first with his wife, Yoko Ono. The occasion was John’s artwork coming to Boulder. Yoko talked about how his art and his music complimented each other and their struggle with the U.S. Government over Lennon’s citizenship. The second is with Dr. Stephan G. Lynn who recalls the night he was called back to Roosevelt Hospital to try and save John Lennon’s life.

Lewis Black 21.11.2019, 00:24
Lewis Black

Lewis Black, stand-up comedian, author, playwright, social critic, actor, and King Of The Rant. Before his “It Gets Better Every Day” tour comes to Denver in April, Lewis phoned us up to talked about the idea behind the tour name, his early days in Colorado, the eternal weirdness of Colorado Springs, and his role as Anger in the movie Inside Out.