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Charles Fleischer interview with Richie T Richie T |
04/10/2014 | Filed In: Salt Lake Comic Con | Richie T | Charles Fleischer

Charles Fleischer interview with Richie T

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Charles Fleischer, actor, comedian, and voice artist talks with Richie T about his upcoming appearance at Salt Lake Comic Con's FanXperience.

Charles is best known for his work as the voice of Roger Rabbit in the film Who Framed Roger Rabbit, as well as roles in Back To The Future, The Polar Express, Rango, and We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story.  

After the success of 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit', Charles Fleischer continued to perform the voice of Roger in several Disney television and theme park appearances, and in three follow-up short subjects to the original film. Charles Fleischer had a recurring role on the 1970's TV series "Welcome Back, Kotter" playing Carvelli, as well as Chuck on the ABC series "Laverne & Shirley", and on the Disney cartoon "House of Mouse" as the voice of Benny The Cab. He was also a regular on the short-lived comedy/varitey show "Keep on Truckin'". He guest starred in The Weird Al Show,  as well as a guest appearance on the short lived Saturday morning show Wacko.

Fleischer is now the part-owner of a multi-media company in Southern California and a writer for television and movies. He also still does stand-up gigs occasionally.

 

 

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Panic! at the Disco Richie T |
01/22/2014 | Filed In: Panic at the Disco | Richie T |

Panic! at the Disco
Panic! at the Disco Listen to the Interview Here Richie: Lets talk about the show tonight and how has everything been going with the new album and the tour? Brendon Urie and Dallon Weekes: It’s great we got a new stage set up its going to be awesome. It’s great because were playing the news songs and it’s always great see the crowd react to that, but there are not a lot of moments where you can rest it’s just song back to back to back and its pretty fun. Richie: I heard that the last track on your new album is your vows to your wife is that right? Brendon Urie and Dallon Weekes: Uh, kind of. Actually we wrote private vows to each other. We didn’t want to do it publicly at the wedding we just kind of wanted a big party with everybody. And when I told her that she said well we’ll just do private vows and I said before we even discus that I just wanted to write a song for just how greatful I was to have met her and be with her. For this first time in my life I felt changed and I could talked about past experiences without guilt, I was kind of a different guy. It’s a pretty simple song too like there are now SAT words on it. It was a really nice moment out of nowhere out of left field and it’s the only on the record that does that. Richie: One of the things I love about Panic at the Disco are some of the tracks that never make the radio, I just love some of those gems like “Sarah Smiles”. Brendon Urie and Dallon Weekes: I think the same way too though like some of our favorite songs are songs that weren’t singles like the deep cuts, I think really music lovers really appreciate the stuff that most people wouldn’t know about. That’s where you really find out about the artist you kind of learn a little bit more. You keep hearing that album format is dead you know people don’t buy albums or listen to albums any more and that’s a real shame to me because to hear a completed piece of art by and artist is still special to me and important. Listen to the Interview Here READ MORE | COMMENTS

CHVRCHES Interview for Meet The Bands Richie T |
01/15/2014 | Filed In: chvrches | richie t | meet the bands | interview | the mother we share

CHVRCHES Interview for Meet The Bands

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From: Glasgow, Scotland

The Pronunciation

A lot of people struggle with the pronunciation think that it's "chu-vur-ches" which is hilarious to me and baffling at the same time.

Previous band names:

The Runner Up choice was Shark Week.

"The Mother We Share" as their first single

We just wanted to go with what we felt was our strongest song or our most immediate song perhaps. Or even the song that best represents the sound of our band for the first time.

"Under The Tide"

I like that song a lot! It's an unusual choice. It doesn't have Lauren on lead vocals...Lauren writes most of the lyrics in the band so I never ask her what the songs are about. I have a feeling that it's a really sad story behind that song, but what it's actually about I have no idea.

Switching between lead vocalists

In terms of Martin being on lead vocals for that song, we never really plan out thinking, "Ok this is gonna be Martin's song, this is gonna be Lauren's song". We tend to kind of have both of them sing - whichever one feels right for the song - and that'll be the one that we end up going with. The song "We Sink" which is the second track on our album - that was going to be Martin on lead vocal right up until the last minute and then we decided to go with the Lauren version. I think it's good that we have two really good singers in the band as well because we get to vary things up a bit.

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Nick Hexum Interview with Richie T Richie T |
01/14/2014 | Filed In: Nick Hexum | Quintet | Interview | Richie T | Meet The Bands

Nick Hexum Interview with Richie T

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Nick Hexum "The Brony"

My wife did get me a my little pony tee-shirt that I humbled myself and wore to Disney Land.

How is the Quintet different from 311?

 It is a different thing. It's more vintage sounding. It's not heavy. Probably come out in a blazer. It's more of a kind of an upscale kind of deal. Definitely wanna encourage people to dance and come ready to party, but it's not a moshing kind of situation. It's a lot of improvisation, funky styles, solos, and we're gonna do some covers. We actually do this thing called the Dice Jam where we roll dice to pick tempos and keys and scales and then just go. So it's much more unscripted than anything I've ever been apart of.

Next up for 311

We just tweeted an announcement over the pre-order...There's 15 songs to the new record. It's coming out on March 11 - 3/11 day - and we're holding our big concert in New Orleans on that day.

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Comedian Seth Herzog Interview with Richie T Richie T |
01/13/2014 | Filed In: Seth Herzog | Interview | Richie T

Comedian Seth Herzog Interview with Richie T

Seth Herzog

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People know you from Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, but you also do a million other things. Lets talk about you, where did you come from?

I grew up in Princeton New Jersey. I have been acting since I was a kid. I think I did a stand up in fifth grade. I was about ten years old. Its hard to remember but I did a lot of Steve Martin Jokes from the album Let's Get Small. I don't know what half the jokes were or why they were even funny. The fifth graders liked them.

How are you guys preparing for The Tonight Show?

I don't have too much to do with it. The set is done, we finally built a whole new set. It's very exciting, we are bringing the tonight show back here to New York. Nothing is really going to change that much. The same staff, same office, it's just a new set in pretty much the same room it has always been in.

Let's talk about the show on National Geographic

Duck Quacks Don't Echo. It's National Geographic's first science comedy. It's hosted by three different comics. Each one of us has a different series we present. Sometimes we do giant production experiences with a LIVE audience.

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