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This week we are joined by Jackass star and comedian Steve-O on todays episode of Backstage Pass with Gentry Thomas. Steve-O talks about his new Bucket List Comedy Tour which recently kicked off and is going all across the country. Gentry talks about his own personal experience with the new movie Jackass Forever and how seeing all the male genitals on the big screen has affected him. Steve-O speaks on how he feels his penis makes everything funnier and maybe part of the reason Jackass Forever got such good reviews. Do you think 47 year old Steve-0 will ever do hard core stunts again? He talks about his future when it comes to stapling his sack to his leg, and letting a swarm of bees attack his penis. The Jackass star describes his most painful stunt of all time and how it has influenced him.

The stuntman extraordinaire gives his take on the recent Nelk boys controversy as their podcast with Donald Trump was recently taken down off of YouTube. Steve-O talks about his own show the Wild-Ride podcast coming up on its hundredth episode, which will involve his big sister as his special guest. Steve-O gives his recommendations for shows and music to watch based on the entertainment he’s been consuming on the tour bus.  We went in deep in this interview with the Jackass stuntman and comedian in this episode of Backstage Pass with Gentry Thomas make sure to subscribe and follow for the latest episodes. 

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On todays episode of Backstage Pass with Gentry Thomas he talks with one of the NBA’s most legendary enforcers Charles Oakley. The NBA Hall of Famer has recently wrote a book ‘The Last Enforcer’. Which goes in depth about his NBA career and the people he’s met along the way. With Tom Brady’s recent retirement the two talk about where he stacks up in the GOAT debate and if he has passed Michael Jordan. They revisit the historic rivalry between the Knicks and Bulls in the 90s and his relationship with MJ. 

The Big Oak talks about his relationship with Donald Trump who he’s known before his political career. He also speaks on the mentality he had when stepping on the court and how he got his reputation as an enforcer in the NBA. This year The NBA All Star game is hosted in Oakley’s hometown of Cleveland. The 58-year-old enforcer is is sticking with his home state team the Cincinnati Bengals for The Super Bowl this year, he and Gentry also talk celebrities, pizza, and the NBA All Star game.. Listen to this and more on Backstage Pass with Gentry Thomas, make sure to subscribe and follow for the latest interviews.  

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Rob Reiner joins Gentry Thomas Backstage this week to get “The Band” back together. They discuss Trump and Archie Bunker similarities, along with heading down memory lane with Reiner’s commentary on some of the iconic movie scenes that have made him one of Hollywood’s most accomplished directors. 

Listen to the podcast and hear the 73 year old Reiner recall the train and bridge scene from Stand By Me, When Harry Met Sally’s restaurant orgasm scene with Meg Ryan, “You can’t handle the truth” in the court room with Jack Nicolson in A Few Good Men and the final kiss from The Princess Bride. 

America fell in love with Rob Reiner when he played the character Meathead on All in the Family. The star of this 70s sitcom was Archie Bunker played by Carroll O’Connor. The character “Archie” was often described as a racist, sexiest, bigot, some of the same names you will hear people call our current President Donald Trump. Gentry Thomas asked Reiner if their were any similarities between the two? Hear Rob’s response and his outlook on the future of movie making in this episode of Backstage with Gentry. 

The cast and director of classic rock mockumentary This Is Spinal Tap are reuniting for a virtual table read that will be moderated by Patton Oswalt. Released in 1984, the Rob Reiner (The Princess Bride) movie starred Christopher Guest (The Princess Bride), Michael McKean (Better Call Saul) and Harry Shearer (The Simpsons) as the hapless British heavy metal band, Spinal Tap. 

The table read will take place on October 14th, 2020 and will aim to raise money for the Philadelphia Democrats ahead of the November 3 General Election. 

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In his new book “Disloyal” Michael Cohen describes the president as “a cheat, a liar, a fraud, a bully, a racist, a predator, a con man.”

In our interview Cohen recalls the first time he met Donald Trump face to face calling it “a day he will never forget”. On that same day he landed the role as Executive Vice President of The Trump Organization and special council. He admits to admiring Trump for 20 years prior to that meeting having read The Art of The Deal twice and feeling a true connection in their personalities. Cohen opens up to Gentry Thomas about the pivot moment when he realized he had made the biggest mistake of his life aligning with Donald Trump.

From 2017 to 2018, Cohen was deputy finance chairman of the Republican National Committee. In April of 2018 the FBI came to showed up at Cohen’s doorstep, but according to him they waited until his son left for school and the officers where very cordial with Cohen who at the time was the lawyer for The President of the United States. They took a bunch of documents from his home, his law office and a hotel room he was staying at.  Cohen would go on to plea guilty to five counts of willful tax evasion; one count of making false statements to a bank; one count of causing an unlawful campaign contribution; and one count of making an excessive campaign contribution. Looking back on these mistakes our host Gentry Thomas asked Cohen what did he learn from all this? “I want people to understand this, that when Donald Trump hired him he was a real estate guy and once he became President he changed” explained Cohen. 

Michael Cohen joined us from house arrest as he was among some of the inmates at  Otisville Federal Prison in upstate NY, who were released into home confinement because of concerns about the spread of the coronavirus. Mr. Cohen, 53, is serving a three-year sentence for federal crimes and has one more year left to serve. 

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