C.A.P.E.

Throw a rock in Los Angeles and you’ll hit an aspiring creative-type.  Actually, strike that – don’t throw rocks at anybody.  However, if you already did, you might have hit Chris Aballo who is always keen to hit back with his take on the world around him.  Fresh off his four year stint as co-host of The Only Podcast That Matters, Chris chats with an array of actors, comedians, musicians, writers and others on the show business ladder to give you the best hour of your week.  Download or stream CAPE every Monday to enjoy some great banter, have you a few laughs, and maybe even learn something.  Also give the show a thumbs up on Facebook and follow on Twitter and Instagram.

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NOTE: Due to extenuating circumstances, as of February 7, CAPE will temporarily release new episodes every other Monday.

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CAPE 80: Ultimate Spam Night

Sherrie and Chris vent their frustration about the disappointment that was Ultimate Jam Night in Hollywood.  Hear how they dodged the bullet of a night gone wrong as well as how Steve Vai is helping fellow guitarist Tony MacAlpine fight cancer.  They also weight in on Oscar contenders and cartoons turned into movies.  Continue reading

CAPE 79: The Return of Rick Scarry (Part 2)

In Part 2 of their chat, Rick Scarry tells more jealousy-inducing stories about working with Clint Eastwood, Hugh Jackman, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Joan Cusack and many others.  He also reveals how Jim Carrey went about “finding the gold” in Liar Liar, explains why it’s important to bring what you are to your roles, and shares an incredible piece of insight director Ridley Scott told him about the casting process.  Continue reading

CAPE 78: The Return of Rick Scarry (Part 1)

Actor Rick Scarry makes his highly anticipated return to CAPE in the first episode of a two-part interview.  The guys discuss what can and cannot be found on IMDb, the appeal of playing the bad guy, and how to handle yourself after an audition.  Rick also shares his experiences of working with the Coen brothers, almost working on The Green Hornet, and the fun of knowing how to wear a suit on Scandal Continue reading

CAPE 77: The Geek Glow with Lauren Sperling

Actress Lauren Sperling returns to the show to join Chris for an hour of geek banter.  A brief Star Wars anticipation chat leads to more important geek discussion as Lauren shares her experiences travelling to Paris, London and Wales to experience the splendor of the Harry Potter set tour at Leavesden, Disneyland Paris and The Doctor Who Experience in Cardiff.  Continue reading

CAPE 76: The Force Enrages

As the release of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” draws closer, Chris’ patience wears thin with Star Wars fans and the volume of merchandise in every store, so Sherrie tries to reign his anger in.  Before that, the pair discusses the documentary “The Death Of Superman Lives: What Happened?” and the potential this Tim Burton-directed film had then and still has now in many ways.  Continue reading

CAPE 75: Solo Break

By popular demand, Chris does another episode with no guests, just stories and opinions.  We begin with Chris shopping for a flapper.  Then, Chris goes to the movies.  Next, Chris talks about music.  Finally, Chris dispenses some wisdom.  Yes, it’s everything you could ask for.  Continue reading

CAPE 74: Norman Has AIDS and It’s Sherrie’s Fault

Most of last week’s crew returns to share the finale’s after-party mayhem.  Norman, Sherrie and Carol also join Chris in examining the pros and cons of LA’s public transportation system, the proper way to walk, the world’s worst smelling scent, and there’s even a sidebar into a rap breakdown from a 90’s classic.  Continue reading

CAPE 73: The All-Star Skidrow Studios Finale!

In this extra long episode, many of your favorites have joined Chris for the final CAPE episode recorded at Skidrow Studios.  Sherrie, Candice, Norman and Carol share their best drunk stories, chat about Halloween plans, and defend celebrities to the death, all while the possessed soundboard plays sound effects which are appropriate at times and way off at others.  What a way to go out!  Continue reading

CAPE 72: Music Is My Business with Bobby Borg

Musician/author Bobby Borg joins Chris in the studio for a one-on-one chat about his new book Business Basics For Musicians.  Bobby uses his straightforward style to cover important foundations such as setting goals and expands the chat into larger topics such as management, touring and the future of music, along with sharing his experiences playing in bands including Beggars & Thieves and Warrant.  Continue reading

CAPE 71: The Wizarding World of April Morrow and Lauren Sperling

It’s about to get nerdy!  April Morrow and Lauren Sperling return together to share their experiences of teaching enthusiastic young wizards and the fun of performing in a live horror show.  They also chat with Chris about the rise of geek culture, show off their British accents and dream of the day when Harry Potter comes to Universal Studios Hollywood.  Continue reading