Mel Brooks

Shout!Takes: Mel Brooks

Mel Brooks’ name is synonymous with “comedy,” but as it turns out, that’s only because movies with his name couldn’t be taken seriously if they were anything but funny. It’s a shame, because Brooksfilms turned out some wonderful dramatic fare that Mel wasn’t allowed to flaunt publicly, out of fear that they wouldn’t do well…

Mayim Bialik talks about Blossom

Shout!Takes: Mayim Bialik

Before returning to acting as Amy on The Big Bang Theory, Mayim Bialik sat down with us to discuss the role that first made her a household name: Blossom. In this interview, we learn how she felt about taking direction from her TV dad, her discomfort with the merchandising, and more. Plus, we get a special reunion…

Hal Holbrook

Shout!Takes: Hal Holbrook

Hal Holbrook, star of stage and screens of all sizes, gives one of the most powerfully insightful, raw and passionate interviews we’ve ever presented on Shout!Takes, as he discusses his memorable nine-episode series, The Senator. Decades before Aaron Sorkin’s The West Wing, The Senator dramatized the work of an idealistic U.S. politician and introduced America to social, economic and environmental…