I Was There Too

By Earwolf and Matt Gourley

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 May 8, 2019

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<p>If you're like Matt Gourley (Superego, Drunk History, James Bonding), then you know all the classic movie and television scenes so well it's like you were in the room when they happened. Well, you weren't. And neither was he. But the people Matt interviews were! Listen in as they tell the inside stories of how cinema and television history was made from a fly-on-the-wall perspective you've never heard. Looking for the archives?</p>

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Silence of the Lambs with Brooke Smith
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For the 100th and final (for now) episode of I Was There Too, Matt finally gets to sit down with his long-sought guest, actress Brooke Smith. She joins Matt to discuss her role as Catherine Martin aka the girl in the well in the 1991 horror film The Silence of the Lambs. Catherine chats about having to gain weight for the role, reading with three different actors all going out for the Jame “Buffalo Bill” Gumb role, and how director Jonathan Demme made her confront her demons. Plus, Matt bids farewell (for now) to all the wonderful listeners!

This episode is brought to you by The Jim Jefferies Show Podcast.

Dec 05, 2018
The Star Wars Prequel Trilogy with Ahmed Best
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Actor Ahmed Best joins Matt for a jumbo sized episode of I Was There Too to discuss playing Jar Jar Binks in The Star Wars Prequel Trilogy. Recorded live from Largo at the Coronet as well as the Earwolf studio, Ahmed tells us about the many stand in roles he played during the filming of the films, being pulled from the cast of Stomp in San Francisco, and contributing his own ideas on what the iconic Yoda lightsaber battle should look like purely as a fan of Star Wars. Plus, we find out if Ahmed really suffered severe burns from hot tea being spilled on his lap and if he really beat out Michael Jackson in a role during Confirm or Dispel Dubious IMDB Trivia. Stay tuned after the interview for a preview for an upcoming podcast mini-series by Matt entitled ‘The Complete Man,’ a spin-off of Amanda Lund’s brilliant podcast ‘The Complete Woman.’ Find it on Stitcher Premium.This episode is brought to you by Mack Weldon (www.mackweldon.com code: WASTHERE) and Audible (www.audible.com/wasthere).
Apr 12, 2017
IWTT Classic: Aliens | T2 | Titanic with Jenette Goldstein
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From the vaults of I Was There Too, Matt brings out a classic episode with Jenette Goldstein of Aliens, T2, and Titanic. This week Jenette Goldstein joins Matt to chat about her portrayal as bad-ass Pvt. Vasquez in Aliens, John Connor’s foster mother in Terminator 2, and Irish Mommy in Titanic. Jenette tells us how she fell into the body building sub-culture in East London prior to being cast as Pvt. Vasquez, what it was like shooting in the huge vat of baby oil for the T-1000 in the lava bath scene, and using her own experience as a mother while putting her children to bed for the last time in Titanic. Plus, we finally lay some deep film score time signature controversy to rest as James Bladon returns in another edition of I Was There Tune.
Jan 05, 2016
Deadwood with Paula Malcomson and Sarah Lund
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Welcome to Deadwood! Paula Malcomson joins Matt this week to talk about the evolving, unwritten arc of her character Trixie, her favorite phrase of curse, and the tenuous future life of the show. Then, Sarah Lund tells the story of how she went from a background actor to having a bathtub fitting for her big scene. It's a tale of two whores. One, a series regular and tough as nails. The other a featured background player and fancy as a June bride.
Jun 24, 2015
Speed with the Passengers of Bus 2525
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Pop quiz, hotshot. What has a bus, a bomb, and five fascinating interview subjects? The I Was There Too Speed Super-sode. Simone Gad, David Kriegel, Carmen Williams, Hawthorne James, and Carlos Carrasco join Matt to talk about their fateful ride on bus 2525 from the 1994 action classic. Take your seat and tilt dat booty.
Jan 21, 2015
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Nov 01, 2014