Sup Doc: A Documentary Film Podcast
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 109
  • Last: 5 Mar 2018
Comedians Paco Romane and George Chen host Sup Doc! On each episode they sit down with really interesting guests (comedians, filmmakers, musicians, actors and writers) that have hand-picked the featured documentary. The results are always entertaining, authentic and funny! This isn't your run of the mill comedy-interview-documentary podcast!"Sup Doc is a great idea" - Boing BoingWe are also on Patreon - http://patreon.com/supdocpodcast

Episodes (109)

  • 82 20,000 DAYS ON EARTH w writer Tony DuShane
    82 20,000 DAYS ON EARTH w writer Tony DuShane
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    Published: 5 Mar 2018 Duration: 01:29:24
    Today we sat down with writer Tony DuShane. Tony is the author of Confessions of a Teenage Jesus Jerk, published by Soft Skull Press and now a feature film directed by Eric Stoltz.His writing has appeared in The Los Angeles Times, Mother Jo... Read more →
    Today we sat down with writer Tony DuShane. Tony is the author of Confessions of a Teenage Jesus Jerk, published by Soft Skull Press and now a feature film directed by Eric Stoltz.His writing has appeared in The Los Angeles Times, Mother Jo... Read more →

  • 81 CITY OF GOLD w Karl Hess
    81 CITY OF GOLD w Karl Hess
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    Published: 19 Feb 2018 Duration: 01:37:29
    This episode is sponsored by Hoppin Hot Sauce!On today's episode, George talks Los Angeles and food adventures with comedian and foodie Karl Hess. George eulogizes Genova Deli and berates Bakesale Betty, and Karl evangelizes LA. Check out K... Read more →
    This episode is sponsored by Hoppin Hot Sauce!On today's episode, George talks Los Angeles and food adventures with comedian and foodie Karl Hess. George eulogizes Genova Deli and berates Bakesale Betty, and Karl evangelizes LA. Check out K... Read more →

  • 80 I AM SAM KINISON director Adrian Buitenhuis
    80 I AM SAM KINISON director Adrian Buitenhuis
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    Published: 7 Feb 2018 Duration: 02:09:52
    At the peak of his career in the late ‘80s, Sam Kinison was selling out Madison Square Garden and appearing on the cover of Rolling Stone. Kinison was raised to become an evangelical preacher, wasn’t any good at it, and turned to comedy to ... Read more →
    At the peak of his career in the late ‘80s, Sam Kinison was selling out Madison Square Garden and appearing on the cover of Rolling Stone. Kinison was raised to become an evangelical preacher, wasn’t any good at it, and turned to comedy to ... Read more →

  • 79 KUMARE w Krista Fatka
    79 KUMARE w Krista Fatka
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    Published: 22 Jan 2018 Duration: 01:31:42
    Our guest is comedian Krista Fatka. Krista recently won first place in The Sacramento Comedy Competition and along with Paco Romane produces The Charm Offensive at the San Francisco Punch Line. With over a decade of performance experience i... Read more →
    Our guest is comedian Krista Fatka. Krista recently won first place in The Sacramento Comedy Competition and along with Paco Romane produces The Charm Offensive at the San Francisco Punch Line. With over a decade of performance experience i... Read more →

  • 78 JIM & ANDY: THE GREAT BEYOND w Molly Sanchez
    78 JIM & ANDY: THE GREAT BEYOND w Molly Sanchez
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    Published: 8 Jan 2018 Duration: 01:34:03
    Host Paco Romane sits down with comedian/writer Molly Sanchez to talk, dissect and deconstruct the doc Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond. Paco and Molly also get into comedy, movies, writing and much more! Using 100 hours of footage from the set... Read more →
    Host Paco Romane sits down with comedian/writer Molly Sanchez to talk, dissect and deconstruct the doc Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond. Paco and Molly also get into comedy, movies, writing and much more! Using 100 hours of footage from the set... Read more →

  • 2017 Recap: Requiem For A Streaming Service
    2017 Recap: Requiem For A Streaming Service
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    Published: 22 Dec 2017 Duration: 01:01:33
    Hosts Paco Romane and George Chen recap some highlights of the show in 2017. We have a lot of documentaries, guests, theme months, and live shows to discuss! Ah memories! (We recorded this before the recent Morgan Spurlock news.) Dirty John... Read more →
    Hosts Paco Romane and George Chen recap some highlights of the show in 2017. We have a lot of documentaries, guests, theme months, and live shows to discuss! Ah memories! (We recorded this before the recent Morgan Spurlock news.) Dirty John... Read more →

  • 76 SEX AND BROADCASTING director Tim K Smith
    76 SEX AND BROADCASTING director Tim K Smith
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    Published: 11 Dec 2017 Duration: 01:26:54
    A podcast about a documentary about radio? Only on this show! George spoke with the director of Sex and Broadcasting, Tim K Smith in Los Angeles.Sex and Broadcasting is a 2014 documentary about New Jersey’s longstanding freeform radio stati... Read more →
    A podcast about a documentary about radio? Only on this show! George spoke with the director of Sex and Broadcasting, Tim K Smith in Los Angeles.Sex and Broadcasting is a 2014 documentary about New Jersey’s longstanding freeform radio stati... Read more →

  • 75 TWENTY FEET FROM STARDOM w Solomon Georgio
    75 TWENTY FEET FROM STARDOM w Solomon Georgio
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    Published: 27 Nov 2017 Duration: 01:26:04
    Solomon Georgio joins the show to talk about 20 Feet From Stardom, the Academy Award Winning 2013 documentary about the lives of backup singers. We also talk about Seattle, living in fear of Phil Spector, favorite karaoke spots, Fresno, and... Read more →
    Solomon Georgio joins the show to talk about 20 Feet From Stardom, the Academy Award Winning 2013 documentary about the lives of backup singers. We also talk about Seattle, living in fear of Phil Spector, favorite karaoke spots, Fresno, and... Read more →

  • 74 WE JAM ECONO w Nick Stargu
    74 WE JAM ECONO w Nick Stargu
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    Published: 13 Nov 2017 Duration: 01:33:38
    To know Nick Stargu (or DJ Real) is to love him! Nick is a friend of the show (he appeared in character on our LIVE Sketchfest episode 2 years ago) and is a very talented comedian and musician. Nick brought to us We Jam Econo the revealing ... Read more →
    To know Nick Stargu (or DJ Real) is to love him! Nick is a friend of the show (he appeared in character on our LIVE Sketchfest episode 2 years ago) and is a very talented comedian and musician. Nick brought to us We Jam Econo the revealing ... Read more →

  • 73 METALLICA: SOME KIND OF MONSTER w Dana Gould
    73 METALLICA: SOME KIND OF MONSTER w Dana Gould
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    Published: 30 Oct 2017 Duration: 01:31:07
    ROCKTOBER winds to an end with a huge guest and doc combo!Paco and George sat down with the brilliant writer and comedian Dana Gould. They talked about the 2004 Metallica doc Some Kind of Monster which Dana rightfully described as "the best... Read more →
    ROCKTOBER winds to an end with a huge guest and doc combo!Paco and George sat down with the brilliant writer and comedian Dana Gould. They talked about the 2004 Metallica doc Some Kind of Monster which Dana rightfully described as "the best... Read more →

  • 72 HIP-HOP EVOLUTION w Ed Balloon
    72 HIP-HOP EVOLUTION w Ed Balloon
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    Published: 23 Oct 2017 Duration: 01:35:30
    ROCKTOBER continues!George Chen sat down with musician Ed Balloon to discuss the documentary series Hip-Hop Evolution (2016). They discuss Russell Simmons' socks, living in Nigeria, The Get Down, Wild Style, Boston's music scene, and much ... Read more →
    ROCKTOBER continues!George Chen sat down with musician Ed Balloon to discuss the documentary series Hip-Hop Evolution (2016). They discuss Russell Simmons' socks, living in Nigeria, The Get Down, Wild Style, Boston's music scene, and much ... Read more →

  • 71 TONY CONRAD: COMPLETELY IN THE PRESENT director Tyler Hubby
    71 TONY CONRAD: COMPLETELY IN THE PRESENT director Tyler Hubby
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    Published: 16 Oct 2017 Duration: 01:39:49
    ROCKTOBER continues with TONY CONRAD: COMPLETELY IN THE PRESENT. George visits director Tyler Hubby at his Echo Park home.Tyler spent over twenty years following Tony Conrad and decided to put it all into one documentary encompassing Conrad... Read more →
    ROCKTOBER continues with TONY CONRAD: COMPLETELY IN THE PRESENT. George visits director Tyler Hubby at his Echo Park home.Tyler spent over twenty years following Tony Conrad and decided to put it all into one documentary encompassing Conrad... Read more →

  • 70 STOP MAKING SENSE w Tawny Newsome (Documentary Now)
    70 STOP MAKING SENSE w Tawny Newsome (Documentary Now)
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    Published: 9 Oct 2017 Duration: 01:32:08
    ROCKTOBER all month long we cover music documentaries here at Sup Doc.George and Paco visit with actress/improviser/musician Tawny Newsome to discuss her experience cosplaying STOP MAKING SENSE-era Talking Heads for Documentary Now and in a... Read more →
    ROCKTOBER all month long we cover music documentaries here at Sup Doc.George and Paco visit with actress/improviser/musician Tawny Newsome to discuss her experience cosplaying STOP MAKING SENSE-era Talking Heads for Documentary Now and in a... Read more →

  • Bonus Interview: THE DEVIL AND DANIEL JOHNSTON editor Tyler Hubby
    Bonus Interview: THE DEVIL AND DANIEL JOHNSTON editor Tyler Hubby
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    Published: 5 Oct 2017 Duration: 16:48
    George talked to Tyler Hubby about the work he did with Jeff Feuerzeig on The Devil and Daniel Johnston, which coincides with our Episode 69 with Kip Uhlhorn and Daniel's current tour (where his backing band changes from city to city and in... Read more →
    George talked to Tyler Hubby about the work he did with Jeff Feuerzeig on The Devil and Daniel Johnston, which coincides with our Episode 69 with Kip Uhlhorn and Daniel's current tour (where his backing band changes from city to city and in... Read more →

  • 69 THE DEVIL AND DANIEL JOHNSTON w Kip Uhlhorn (Cloudland Canyon)
    69 THE DEVIL AND DANIEL JOHNSTON w Kip Uhlhorn (Cloudland Canyon)
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    Published: 2 Oct 2017 Duration: 01:34:41
    Sup Doc kicks off the jams w ROCKTOBER a month long line-up of music docs and great guests. We hit the stage with The Devil and Daniel Johnston with our guest, musician Kip Uhlhorn!The Devil and Daniel Johnston is a 2005 documentary film ab... Read more →
    Sup Doc kicks off the jams w ROCKTOBER a month long line-up of music docs and great guests. We hit the stage with The Devil and Daniel Johnston with our guest, musician Kip Uhlhorn!The Devil and Daniel Johnston is a 2005 documentary film ab... Read more →

  • What's Sup: Rocktober Spawned A Gremlin
    What's Sup: Rocktober Spawned A Gremlin
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    Published: 25 Sep 2017 Duration: 39:32
    Paco and George discuss all the important stuff in life plus our ROCKTOBER MONTH of shows! We have many great episodes planned on music documentaries all month long, and we kick Rocktober off with The Devil and Daniel Johnston. Next Week's ... Read more →
    Paco and George discuss all the important stuff in life plus our ROCKTOBER MONTH of shows! We have many great episodes planned on music documentaries all month long, and we kick Rocktober off with The Devil and Daniel Johnston. Next Week's ... Read more →

  • 68 MAN VS SNAKE w David Huntsberger
    68 MAN VS SNAKE w David Huntsberger
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    Published: 18 Sep 2017 Duration: 01:28:36
    We're joined this week by comedian and podcaster David Huntsberger, who just got back from doing a show in Edinburgh. David wanted to talk about Man Vs Snake, the inspirational and outrageous true story of one man's quest for the highest vi... Read more →
    We're joined this week by comedian and podcaster David Huntsberger, who just got back from doing a show in Edinburgh. David wanted to talk about Man Vs Snake, the inspirational and outrageous true story of one man's quest for the highest vi... Read more →

  • NEXT WEEK 9/18: 68 MAN VS SNAKE with comedian David Huntsberger (Prof Blastoff, Reactor TV)
    NEXT WEEK 9/18: 68 MAN VS SNAKE with comedian David Huntsberger (Prof Blastoff, Reactor TV)
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    Published: 11 Sep 2017 Duration: 00:43
    September 18th we drop episode 68 of Sup Doc! Hosts Paco Romane and George Chen chat with comedian David Huntsberger (Prof Blastoff, Reactor) and we explore the world of competitive gaming with the documenatary MAN VS SNAKE - The Long and T... Read more →
    September 18th we drop episode 68 of Sup Doc! Hosts Paco Romane and George Chen chat with comedian David Huntsberger (Prof Blastoff, Reactor) and we explore the world of competitive gaming with the documenatary MAN VS SNAKE - The Long and T... Read more →

  • 67 MY BEST FIEND w Bucky Sinister
    67 MY BEST FIEND w Bucky Sinister
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    Published: 4 Sep 2017 Duration: 01:21:44
    In celebration of Werner Herzog's 75th birthday Paco and George welcome (long time friend) the very talented writer/comedian Bucky Sinister to Sup Doc. Bucky was very excited to talk about one of his favorite docs My Best Fiend. My Best Fie... Read more →
    In celebration of Werner Herzog's 75th birthday Paco and George welcome (long time friend) the very talented writer/comedian Bucky Sinister to Sup Doc. Bucky was very excited to talk about one of his favorite docs My Best Fiend. My Best Fie... Read more →

  • What's Sup: Tape Up Your Cameras
    What's Sup: Tape Up Your Cameras
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    Published: 28 Aug 2017 Duration: 28:32
    Next week's show Monday Sept 4th (Labor Day) we celebrate Werner Herzog's birthday with Bucky Sinister! The comedian/poet/novelist drops by to discuss his favorite documentary, 1999's MY BEST FIEND about Herzog's tumultuous working relation... Read more →
    Next week's show Monday Sept 4th (Labor Day) we celebrate Werner Herzog's birthday with Bucky Sinister! The comedian/poet/novelist drops by to discuss his favorite documentary, 1999's MY BEST FIEND about Herzog's tumultuous working relation... Read more →