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Episode 1: Making It
Jason Ritter

Making It #1: Jason Ritter

In the first episode of Making It, Riki talks to Jason Ritter (The Event, Happy Endings) about the ups and downs of the entertainment industry, how he got his start, forging his own path, what advice he’d give to aspiring actors and growing up in a show business family.

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  1. jo thorogood says:

    is it hard to be so close to soul sucking worthless,dangerous people in need of everthing you have,will there be anything left of you. How sad are the women locked in to the degreding facets of the porn industry.

  2. Sean says:

    This interviewer is terrible.

  3. Moses says:

    Wow. Great interview Riki Lindhome. You are so fun. Good to now that Jason Ritter is so a down to earth kind of guy. I love the whole “COOL” thing. Amazing start to a AWESOME Podcast!!!

  4. Todd Mason says:

    (REQUIEM and PATTERNS were among the plays Serling wrote for the television anthology series in the latter 1950s such as PLAYHOUSE 90 and STUDIO ONE).

  5. Todd Mason says:

    It probably won’t surprise anyone who didn’t know that Rod Serling wrote a lot of screenplays aside from REQUIEM FOR A HEAVYWEIGHT (his other most famous contemporary-mimetic play is PATTERNS, and he did any number of adaptations and [too often insufficiently] original plays for THE TWILIGHT ZONE and his other projects (including the early ’70s radio series ZERO HOUR). Though his most famous work now might just be one relatively few realized he did…the loose adaptation of the French novel PLANET OF THE APES.

    Interesting interview.

  6. Great discussion! #1 and #2 have been great insights into the entertainment industry. Will you be branching out into industries completely outside your own? I’d love to hear about fascinating careers I’ve never heard of… like candy designer.

    This podcast could be what guidance counselors SHOULD be.

    Can’t wait for more episodes!

  7. JE Smith says:

    I really enjoyed the podcast — first saw Riki in her awesome guest-star turn in BIG BANG THEORY (“Again… ew.”) and discovered her Garfunkle & Oates stuff because of Chris guesting in the “I Don’t Understand Job” video. I only wish Riki had asked Jason about his excellent-but-cancelled sitcom THE CLASS, which my wife and I loved. Looking forward to more!

  8. Brian E. says:

    Fantastic podcast!

    Great interview, fantastic guest (I heart Jason Ritter). Really interesting concept. Looking forward to more.

  9. Manuel says:

    Loved it! Very releaxed and funny interview.
    Can’t wait for more. 🙂

  10. Alice says:

    Thanks for this, Riki!

  11. Brandon says:

    Great guest and good interview! Can’t wait to hear more!

  12. Wesley Marshall says:

    Great interview Riki! I’m at that stage in my life where I’m trying to figure out what to do with myself. And I’m just going to start something, I need to. Thanks! Can’t wait for the next one.

  13. JP says:

    The Nerdist Industries are so alive!

  14. Manuel says:

    Yay! Can’t wait to listen to it!

  15. JB says:

    very good interview, gj riki!

    ever since i saw “good dick” jason has been on my “see eveything” list

  16. Wesley Marshall says:

    Can’t wait to listen. I will post how much I loved it later!!

  17. Tim says:

    Looks like I commented on the wrong post. It’s here! Been looking forward to this


  18. Julie says:

    I can’t thank you enough for this podcast! Its just what I have been looking for

    Riki you’re great and what an awesome guest.
    keep at it
    I will be listening indefinitely

  19. Ivan says:

    Gasp! No Anamanaguchi theme!
    Awesome show, can’t wait to see (hear) more.

  20. Art says:

    Wow, Nerdist Industries is knocking it out! Killer guest, great actor (even if he’s made some questionable calls *cough*Good Dick*Cough*)

    Shall listen during my work out tonight!

  21. JL says:

    yay Riki Lindhome. I love Garfunkel & Oates. Happy to see more material from 1/2 of the duo.

    ps how long until G&O gets a Nerdist appearance?!