Blazing Saddles

Welcome to season two - Blazing Saddles

We want to thank all of our guests who have participated in our podcast season two, Blazing Saddles. If you are looking for a particular person who appeared in any of our episodes, just scroll through and see. We have identified the minutes where they appeared and have provided a short bio so you can learn a little more about them.

Season Two – Blazing Saddles (February 25, 2019- July 04, 2019)

Episode(s) Guests Bio
0, 1, 2, 3 Alan and Walt Does anyone really care about knowing more about hosts Alan Sanders and Walt Murray?? Can’t they just put a link to ABOUT US and be done with it?
4, 5, 6 Jim O’Kane After too many years in Aerospace / Information Technology, Jim has returned to his roots in Entertainment and chatting about stuff. Producer of popular podcasts such as Airport Minute, The Rocketeer Minute, Die Hard Minute, and 007 Minute, he’s now focused on making The Apollo 13 Minute podcast his best series so far.
7, 8, 9 Robert E. G. Black Robert is a father, a college professor, a film enthusiast, an sometimes and opinionated fool. He has seen Groundhog Day over 400 times and has the blog to prove it, has two podcasts under his belt and dreams of many more. And, every other Sunday he pretends to be an 11-year-old girl with serious emotional issues and a penchant for killing things, because D&D, podcasting, and movies are really close to all one needs in life. Current projects include the Michael Myers Minute and Dave Made a Minute.
10, 11, 12, 13 B.K. and Commander Clark Members of the weekly radio show, B.K. on the Air on AM 1450 and FM 100.3 WBHF, online using the TuneIn Radio app and rebroadcast on Soundcloud.
14, 15, 16, 17 Jim Dunham and Dwayne Towns

Jim Dunham has spent most of his life pursuing his love of the American West. As a teenager he was active in the sport of Fast Draw and became accomplished at gun spinning and fancy gun handling. He studied acting and Fine Arts at the University of Colorado and began performing a show about the Gunfighters of the Old West for service clubs and church groups.

In 1967, Jim took his act to Hollywood and was hired by 20th Century Fox Film Corporation to perform in their Studio Tour Stunt Shows. During the next few decades Jim would teach gun tricks and fast draw to movie actors, speak at conventions, work as a performer in the Chuck-wagon Supper Show business, appear as a guest on national TV talk shows and perform at the Winter Olympics. Currently he can be seen as a Western historian on four episodes of the series, “Tales of the Gun,” on the History Channel and on the 2010 season of PBS TV’s, “The American Experience: Wyatt Earp.” The 2010 issue of True West magazine’s “Best of the West” Source Book recently honored Dunham as the “Best Living Single Action Shooter.” Dunham is employed as the Director of Special Projects and Historian for the Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville, GA.

18, 19 Thomas Howeth Thomas Howeth started his podcasting career covering The Neverending Minute. Currently he is a player for the Dungeons and Dragons Actual play podcast “CritStorm Cast” where he also is the audio engineer.
20, 21 Dave Dalessandro Dave is an Engineer from Mentor, Ohio. He is the editor and co-host of Seinfeld Minute with his girlfriend, LeeAnn. They are the proud parents to a baby boy, Cooper, born Christmas 2016. In his rare spare time, he plays chess and does some creative writing, mostly absurd short stories originating from his actual dreams.
22, 23, 24 Peter (“Pete the Retailer”) Bonavita and Alex Robinson Peter Bonavita, aka, Pete The Retailer, grew up in a beautiful beach town on Long Island, where he spent most of his time indoors. After a decade working at NYC’s world-famous Forbidden Planet, he is now a podcaster and all-around digital media guy. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife Ella and their two children. He is most readily known for being the host of the Star Wars Minute.

Alex Robinson is the co-host of the Star Wars Minute and Godfather Minute podcasts. He is also a cartoonist who has produced several graphic novels, including Box Office Poison and Too Cool to Be Forgotten, all of which are available from Top Shelf productions. He currently lives in Portland, OR with his wife, their cats Tic-Tac and Cookiepuss and their dog Filbert.

25 Paul Tien-Shih Paul has been listening to podcasts since 2005, and Movies by Minutes podcasts since The Empire Strikes Back era. He is an active participant in many MxM listeners’ groups, and guested on The Princess Bride Minute (Steve and Jonathan didn’t know what hit them). If he ever gets his act together, he’ll do his own MxM show.
26, 27 Robert E. G. Black Robert is a father, a college professor, a film enthusiast, an sometimes and opinionated fool. He has seen Groundhog Day over 400 times and has the blog to prove it, has two podcasts under his belt and dreams of many more. And, every other Sunday he pretends to be an 11-year-old girl with serious emotional issues and a penchant for killing things, because D&D, podcasting, and movies are really close to all one needs in life. Current projects include the Michael Myers Minute and Dave Made a Minute.
28, 29 Father David Mowry Fr. David Mowry is a Roman Catholic priest of the Diocese of Joliet in Illinois and teaches as professor of homiletics and preaching at Mundelein Seminary. He is the chaplain of the Movies-by-Minutes community and has made guest appearances on Star Wars Minute, Indiana Jones Minute, DC Cinematic Minute, Bat Minute Returns, The Shining 2:37 Podcast, and Mean Girls Minute. For years he was fascinated by the VHS cover of Young Frankenstein before his parents ever let him see it. It was totally worth the wait.
30, 31 Kevin Karel Kevin is the radio play-by-play voice for the Rome Braves, the single A minor league team for the Atlanta Braves.  He is also the voice of Berry College basketball. He is part of the Rome Radio Group, working at 99.5 The Jock on WGJK AM and FM where he is their sports director. Kevin considers himself a family man, coffee lover and baseball enthusiast.
32, 33 Jackie Hatcher

Jackie is a podcaster who, along with her friend, Lorie, produces a show called, In Black and White. As a black mom, she and her co-host, a white mom, discuss life and child rearing in today’s world, often focusing on the silliness of judging people by their skin, upbringing or nationality.

34 Jackie Hatcher and Lorie Hornsby

Jackie is a podcaster who, along with her friend, Lorie, produces a show called, In Black and White. As a black mom, she and her co-host, a white mom, discuss life and child rearing in today’s world, often focusing on the silliness of judging people by their skin, upbringing or nationality.

Lorie

35, 36 Jonathan Howell

Jonathan likes to talk about movies, maybe a little too much. He fell in love with the Movies By Minutes format and decided to join in. Along with his college friend, Chris, they investigate the movie Mission: Impossible (1996) one minute at a time. You can find Jonathan as one of the hosts of Minute: Impossible and he has also been a guest on Galaxy Quest MinuteCabin in the Woods and upcoming on Titanic MinuteMad MaxFlash GordonSpider-Man 2, DarkKnight  and  Watchmen Minute.

37, 38 Chris Frain Chris Frain is the producer and co-host of “Open the Podcast Doors, HAL” – a movie-by-minute examination and celebration of 2001: A Space Odyssey. He also records and performs electronic music under the name Pattern Language, and composes music for films on occasion.
39, 40, 41 Sean German & Dave Pallas

Sean is a host on the Spinal Tap MinuteGroundhog Minute and Five Minutes of Mime and has been a guest on the Indiana Jones Minute and several other movies by minutes podcasts.

Dave Pallas is the host of 5 Minutes of Mystery covering the 1999 super-hero ensamble Mystery Men and is co-host of Groundhog Minute. He likes Jersey food and board games where you lie to your friends.

42, 43 Tim Andrews & Jeff Leiboff Tim Andrews has been involved in both broadcast radio and podcasting for years. He can be heard as one of the Doctrinaires on The Von Haessler Doctrine, weekdays from 9AM-12PM on News 95.5 and AM 750 WSB in Atlanta. He is also a co-host on the podcast, Radio Labyrinth, along with Jeff Leiboff and others.
44, 45 Alan Sanders and Walt Murray Seriously?! These guys are in every episode already and they don’t think they’ve had enough talk-time? Sheesh! Just go to About Us to learn more about these two jokers.
46, 47 Ross Seymour Ross joined us in the midst of season two and chose to become one of our top-tier patrons! Because of that, he was guaranteed at least one guest spot during the season. Ross currently works in Information Technology for Health Care and lives in Southern California. His passion is the Entertainment Industry and Ross has worked in Television and Movies as an Actor and Stuntman and has Produced and Directed as well. You can find out more about Ross at www.Rosssss.com  or  www.Rossdseymour.com.

Also, as a Wilder Ride exclusive, Ross is offering a sneak peak, online viewing, of his never released horror movie, filmed in 2003, called, Within: Terror Resides…, a campy, corny, sexy, fun nod to the traditional slasher flick! Just go to his website and subscribe with the words “Wilder Ride” in the subject line to get the free viewing code.

48 Barry King Barry King, aka BK, from the radio show, B.K. on the Air, who returns from earlier in the season. You can listen to his weekly radio show, B.K. on the Air on AM 1450 and FM 100.3 WBHF online using the TuneIn Radio app and if you miss it, it will be hosted on Soundcloud for the following week.
49, 50, 51 Ben Ford and Dave Robinson Ben started podcasting in 2012 on the video game show, The Same Coin, while Dave started just a couple of weeks later on 80’s Picturehouse chatting about movies and music from that wild decade. Both podcasts finished in 2017, but thanks to the 60 Minutes With podcast that began in 2014, podcasters from both shows continue to put an eclectic mix of shows into peoples ears, covering movies, music, television, video games, interviews, reviews and more! Some may call that being a jack of all trades and master of none, whereas we prefer to look at it as being a buffet of aural entertainment where you can pick what you enjoy. Ben and Dave can be found together on the 60 Minutes With ‘ClintCast’ series of shows. Go ahead, give us a listen and make our day.
52, 53, 54 Tina Rogers Tina is the co-founder and sometime presenter and reviewer of film on www.60minuteswith.co.uk  Born and bred in Wales, UK, she left to live in LA for several years, working in the rock music industry. On her return to Wales (after wearing out Motley Crue), she taught small children about history and science. Tina is a vivacious, voluptuous, red head and dreams that one day Westworld will be real so she can dress up as Lily, be a gunslinger and shoot as many baddies as possible. Yeehaw! Blazing Saddles is her all-time most favorite funny film.
55, 56 Megan Baillie Megan Baillie calls herself a serial enthusiast, which is why she goes by ‘actor’, ‘writer’ and a Master of Conservation Biology. As a lover of long talks with new acquaintances, Megan found herself invited into the Movies by Minutes family in late 2018. She first guested on Austin Powers Minute and then on Mean Girls Minute. She has become known for her well-timed quips in the MxM community. Feeling welcomed, she claimed Bohemian Rhapsody due to her deep love of films about bands, but has only just ordered a microphone. Stay tuned for her first Podcast of her own to come in 2019.
57, 58, 59 Tierney Steele Callaghan Tierney has always talked too much about movies and finally the people are listening! You can find her co-hosting Return to Oz Minute, The NeverEnding Minute, MASH Minute, and Joe Versus the Minute. When she takes off her podcaster cape, Tierney magically transforms into a librarian and mom.
60, 61, 62 Susan Delmonico Susan is a personal trainer by day via her own company, SJD Health and Fitness, and a movie aficionado by evening. She has been a fan of Gene Wilder for much of her life and is happy to return to season 2 to comment on Blazing Saddles.
63, 64 Brad Stephens Attorney and author, Brad Stephens grew up in Cassville, GA. This lifelong Georgia Bulldog became an alumnus in 2003 and has been practicing law since 2007. When he is not practicing law, he can be found turning back the clock at the gym or pretending to be a sommelier. His book, Reflections in Muddy Water, can be found online and many other regional bookstores. He claims the stories are all true but the names have been changed to protect the characters from themselves. Finally, he believes the snozzberries DO taste like snozzberries.
65, 66 Gordy “Mailman” Adams Gordie the Mailman lives in Saint Helena, CA and has been roaming the streets for 30 years, moving the mail. Growing up in the seventies with a steady diet of movies, music, monsters, TV, comic books, drawing cartoons, history, collecting baseball cards and following all sports Pittsburgh (though born in San Francisco), his brain is FULL of all things important and trivial. Having many hours on his route allowed him to fall in love with podcasts, enough to jump in the game many years ago. Nowadays, his own ‘cast THE GORDCAST, is on a bit of a hiatus, but he loves to guest on any podcast that’ll have him. Somewhere down the future is a variation on the MxM thingy, called… ZAR-DOZEN MINUTE!
67, 68, 69 Tom Taylor and Pete Mummert

Tom Taylor is busier than he ever intended to be as co–host of The Indiana Jones MinuteCaddyshack Minute now called The Movie Hole, and ABCDEVO podcasts. If that weren’t enough, he has also written a young (not-Frankenstein) adult novel, In Memory of Todd Woods.

Pete Mummert is a co-host of the Indiana Jones Minute podcast, a show that the AV Club once hailed as “not nearly as tedious as a thing like this could potentially be.” He lives with his wife, two cats and a monstrous creature that he animated during an electrical storm last year.

70 Rick Ingham Rick Ingham, along with his wife, Julia, are a New Hampshire-based husband-and-wife podcasting team who began the Mad Max Minute podcast in January 2017. Rick and Julia enjoy listening to podcasts, watching movies, and spending time playing games with friends. Rick has been a guest on dozens of other movies by minutes podcast, some of which include Austin Powers MinuteBeauty and the Beastly MinuteCabin Minute CastThe Cornetto MinuteDark Knight MinuteGalaxy Quest MinuteHarry Potter MinuteMinute of DarknessNational Lampoon’s Christmas DaysPoint Break MinuteReturn to Oz MinuteSpinal Tap MinuteThe Living Dead MinuteThe Princess Bride Minute and Toy Story Minute.
71, 72 Rick Ingham & Dave Pallas Rick Ingham, along with his wife, Julia, are a New Hampshire-based husband-and-wife podcasting team who began the Mad Max Minute podcast in January 2017. Rick and Julia enjoy listening to podcasts, watching movies, and spending time playing games with friends. Rick has been a guest on dozens of other movies by minutes podcast, some of which include Austin Powers MinuteBeauty and the Beastly MinuteCabin Minute CastThe Cornetto MinuteDark Knight MinuteGalaxy Quest MinuteHarry Potter MinuteMinute of DarknessNational Lampoon’s Christmas DaysPoint Break MinuteReturn to Oz MinuteSpinal Tap MinuteThe Living Dead MinuteThe Princess Bride Minute and Toy Story Minute.

Dave Pallas is the host of 5 Minutes of Mystery covering the 1999 super-hero ensamble Mystery Men and is co-host of Groundhog Minute. He likes Jersey food and board games where you lie to your friends.

73, 74 Tyler and Chandra Boudreu

Have you ever wondered what a useless, unskilled 21-year-old movie nerd would be like? Well Tyler Boudreau is pretty much that. He’s spends his days coming up with pretentious opinions about pop culture and trying to get noticed on Twitter. You can find him on The Fantastic Mr. Fox Minute podcast, or on Twitter @tylerboudy.

Chandra Boudreau is a professional. You can catch her being one of the smartest, coolest people working in the realm of museums and libraries . But she also likes to have fun living on the internet, watching Disney movies, and making The Fantastic Mr. Fox podcast.

75, 76, 77, 78 Doug Greenberg & Jason Hanes Doug Greenberg is one of the hosts of Rocky Minute, which is a proud member of the Dueling Genre Production Network. Doug has also been a guest on Jay and Silent Bob MinuteDark Knight MinuteNational Lampoons Christmas Vacation Days and Austin Powers MinuteDoug is a lifelong resident of New Jersey and is married with two wonderful sons. He is an avid New York Yankees and New York Giants fan and former baseball player himself. Other than podcasting, his hobbies include jiu jitsu and weight lifting.
79, 80 Stephanie Harris Stephanie has been in the Radio/Voice field for over five years. Stephanie is an Atlanta native and enjoys spending time with her family and her dogs, working out, enjoying a good book or concert and relaxing with a great movie. She’s guilty of the occasional binge-watch session and loves college basketball playoffs. Oh, and she’s a bit of a News junkie!
81, 82 Eric Nash Eric is a co-host on the Watchmen Minute and has been a guest on other movies by minutespodcasts, including DCEU Minute – Dawn of Justice minutesPoint Break MinuteTarantino Minuteand the Galaxy Quest Minute
83 Niall McGowan Niall McGowan is a man who respects a mighty fine hat and could at one point bake a mean loaf of bread. He’s one of the hosts of Bat Minute, wherein he somehow has tricked people into listening to him and his co-host enthusiastically talk guano about the Burton/Schumacher Batman films minute by minute (which kind of sounds like another show we know…). Being born and raised in Ireland, Niall has never seen anything approaching the American West in real life, but understands its in a westerly direction.
84, 85 Autumn Fischer Autumn Fischer, the true dynamo that she is, can be found every Monday through Friday 9PM-12PM on the Von Haessler Doctrine on WSB radio, on a pop culture podcast called Radio Labyrinth with Tim Andrews, and her newest podcast with Greg Russ called One Topic. She also loves to bake, crochet, and is currently raising two human children. Autumn is so happy to have been asked to speak on this particular part of the film. She hopes you enjoy her two minutes!
86, 87, 88, 89 Chris Korman Chris Korman (producer), The son of beloved comedian Harvey Korman, Chris has fifteen years experience in the entertainment industry, working with artists in various capacities, including brand building and agenting. A graduate of Lesley College in Cambridge, MA, where he studied theatre history, he received training in stage management at Colorado Mountain College under Thomas Cochran. Following in the tradition of his father, Chris has supported such charitable organizations as the non-profit Marianne Frostig Golf Tournament, which he co-hosted and served on the board for twenty-two years; Keshet of Chicago, for which he served as spokesperson in 1997; and the Learning Disabilities Association of America, for which he gave a keynote address in 2017. Chris has worked behind the scenes of TV Confidential since 2016.
90, 91, 92 J.W. Webb J.W. Webb is an English writer living in Georgia. Mostly be writes fantasy, though sometimes diverts into even stranger directions. His epic saga titled, The Legends of Ansu, blends the mystic grandeur of J.R.R. Tolkein with the gritty realism of George R.R. Martin. Webb’s characters are three dimensional and flawed; their world a tapestry of vivid color and constant motion. All the books feature beautiful bespoke sketches by the late Tolkien illustrator, Roger Garland.
93 Alan and Walt Our wrap-up of the final minute of the movie. But, just like last year, we are not content to just end on the minute. Tomorrow is our grand finale with some returning voices you heard earlier this season.
Bonus Finale Jim O’Kane, Professor Robert E.G. Black, BK from BK on the Air, Paul Tien-Shih Lee, Father David Mowry, Tim Andrews, Jeff Leiboff, Dave Robinson, Tierney Steele, Pete Mummert and Autumn Fischer Alan and Walt reflect back on the season that was, with a little help from some of the fantastic guests we had join us during season two. It’s a wonderful thing to bring any project to a completion. It’s even better knowing how many friends we made along the way. Kick back and enjoy the final discussion of the Mel Brooks comedy masterpiece, Blazing Saddles!
Bonus Interview Burton Gilliam In this bonus episode to our season two coverage of Blazing Saddles, we bring you our full interview with actor Burton Gilliam about playing the role of Lyle. We covered a range of topics, including how he got into the movie Paper Moon, meeting Madeline Kahn and quitting his job as a firefighter. Alan and Walt discuss all of his major scenes in the film as well as his friendships with Alex Karras, Slim Pickens and Burt Reynolds.