LeVar Burton interview

Shout!Takes: LeVar Burton

Everyone remembers the environmental superhero with the magnificent mullet. But there was a huge story behind the creation of that hero and the legacy he’s left behind. In this episode, LeVar Burton tells his side of that story; regaling us with tales of playing Kwame, the Planeteer with the power of Earth; the importance of…

Keith David interview

Shout!Takes: Keith David

Believe it or not, John Carpenter’s The Thing was Keith David’s very first film role. Since then, of course, he’s become a bit of a Hollywood icon, particularly of genre film, TV and video games. In this interview, Keith talks about the importance of the theatre, performing in The Thing, and his experiences working in a small mining…

Megan Ward interview

Shout!Takes: Megan Ward

Imagine if everything you thought you knew about modern U.S. history–the Kennedy assassination, bad LSD, the Manson murders–was actually a cover-up of an invasion and ongoing war with aliens. This was the premise of Dark Skies, an NBC series that aired from 1996-97, starring Eric Close and Megan Ward. We sat down to talk with Megan…