The Interview Show with Mark Bazer

A musician, a chef, a politician, a standup comedian. What do these have in common?
They’re all sitting down at the bar to talk in The Interview Show.

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Episodes


Clips

Malcolm London

Malcolm London

(s. 2, ep. 8)
Poet & Rapper | OPIA
Stephanie Izard

Stephanie Izard

(s. 2, ep. 8)
Chef | Girl & the Goat, Duck Duck Goat
Rich Cohen

Rich Cohen

(s. 2, ep. 7)
Author | The Sun & The Moon & The Rolling Stones
Cosmo Goss & Erling Wu-Bower

Cosmo Goss and Erling Wu-Bower

(s. 2, ep. 7)
Chefs | Publican and Nico Osteria
Patrick Klepek

Patrick Klepek

(s. 2, ep. 7)
VICE's Waypoint Video Games Reporter
Daniel Biss

Daniel Biss

(s. 2, ep. 6)
Illinois State Senator
Jen Lancaster

Jen Lancaster

(s. 2, ep. 6)
Author, The Best of Enemies and Bitter Is the New Black
Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Amy Krouse Rosenthal

(s. 2, ep. 6)
Author, Textbook and Little Pea
John Williams

John Williams

(s. 2, ep. 5)
WGN & WCCO Radio Host
Kyra Kyles

Kyra Kyles

(s. 2, ep. 5)
Ebony Magazine Editor in Chief
Julie DiCaro

Julie DiCaro

(s. 2, ep. 4)
Sports Radio Anchor and Columnist, AM 670 The Score
Frank Catalano and Jimmy Chamberlin

Frank Catalano and Jimmy Chamberlin

(s. 2, ep. 4)
Jazz Musicians, "Bye Bye Blackbird"
Robert Falls

Robert Falls

(s. 2, ep. 3)
Goodman Theatre Artistic Director
David Duchovny

David Duchovny

(s. 2, ep. 3)
Actor/Writer, Bucky _____ Dent

Robbie Fulks

(s. 2, ep. 2)
Country Musician, Upland Stories

Joe Keery

(s. 2, ep. 2)
Actor/Musician, Star of Stranger Things
Hebru Brantley

Hebru Brantley

(s. 2, ep. 1)
Artist, Creator of Flyboy
Renée Fleming

Renée Fleming

(s. 2, ep. 1)
Soprano, Lyric Opera Creative Consultant
Thomas Frank

Thomas Frank

(s. 1, ep. 8)
Author, Listen, Liberal and What's the Matter with Kansas
Marrow

Marrow

(s. 1, ep. 8)
Indie Band, “The Gold Standard”
Jen Kirkman

Jen Kirkman

(s. 1, ep. 8)
Standup Comic, I'm Going to Die Alone (And I Feel Fine) 
Toronzo Cannon

Toronzo Cannon

(s. 1, ep. 7)
Blues Musician, “The Chicago Way”
Sarah Spain

Sarah Spain

(s. 1, ep. 7)
ESPN Host and Columnist
Mick Jenkins

Mick Jenkins

(s. 1, ep. 6)
Rapper, “Wave[s]”
Mick Dumke

Mick Dumke

(s. 1, ep. 6)
Chicago Sun-Times Investigative Reporter
Colt Cabana

Colt Cabana

(s. 1, ep. 6)
Indie Pro Wrestler; Host of "The Art of Wrestling" Podcast
Saba

Saba

(s. 1, ep. 5)
Rapper, “ComfortZone”
Pat Quinn

Pat Quinn

(s. 1, ep. 5)
Former Governor of Illinois
Stacey Ballis

Stacey Ballis

(s. 1, ep. 4)
Author of the Wedding Girl
Rick Bayless

Rick Bayless

(s. 1, ep. 4)
Chef, Frontera Grill, WTTW’s Mexico – One Plate at a Time
Natalie Moore

Natalie Moore

(s. 1, ep. 3)
WBEZ reporter; Author of The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation
Max Temkin

Max Temkin

(s. 1, ep. 3)
Co-creator of Cards Against Humanity and Secret Hitler
Eryn Allen

Eryn Allen Kane

(s. 1, ep. 2)
Singer/Songwriter, “Aviary”; Actress
Hannibal Buress

Hannibal Buress

(s. 1, ep. 2)
Standup Comic; Broad City; The Eric Andre Show

David Axelrod

(s. 1, ep. 2)
Political Consultant; Author of My Life in Politics; Director of the Institute of Politics at University of Chicago
Emily Graslie

Emily Graslie

(s. 1, ep. 1)
Chief Curiosity Correspondent at the Field Museum; Star of “The Brain Scoop” on YouTube
Veronica Roth

Veronica Roth

(s. 1, ep. 1)
Author of the Divergent trilogy

Extras

Sketch 208

Sketch 208

(s. 2, ep. 8)
Sketch 207

Sketch 207

(s. 2, ep. 7)
Mark Bazer

Sketch 206

(s. 2, ep. 6)
Tim Tuten

Sketch 205

(s. 2, ep. 5)
Mark Bazer

Sketch 204

(s. 2, ep. 4)
Interview Show Sketch

Sketch 203

(s. 2, ep. 3)

Sketch 202

(s. 2, ep. 2)

Sketch 201

(s. 2, ep. 1)

The Interview Show with Mark Bazer

About the Show

The Interview Show with Mark Bazer is a talk show in a bar. Filmed at The Hideout in Chicago, this new series features conversations that are as substantive as they are entertaining. This season, Mark welcomes such guests as Divergent author Veronica Roth, political consultant David Axelrod, ESPN host Sarah Spain, chef Rick Bayless, comedian Hannibal Buress, and many more. Mark has hosted The Interview Show as a live show at The Hideout, in Chicago, since 2008. Along with Mark, the show is produced by Ben Chandler, Neil Erker, and Neal Heitz.

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