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Will & Willie 2016 Election Special #4 – TV

Sunday, October 16th, 2016

We’ll gather one more time at the Marsh before Election Day. Mark your calendar for Nov 1, 6-7pm.

Part one of the October program, starts with Will Durst & Willie Brown launching into the impact of the debates and the swirl of controversy around them, including CA Senate Debate. 

Joined by Carla Marinucci Senior Writer for the Politico California Playbook, we had an inside look at The Donald’s first run for President in 2000 and being aboard Trump Air 1, and more.  Carla stays with us for the Q&A with the audience in Part 3.

With our guest, we engage in a Q&A with our audience at The Marsh. It’s free admission, and anyone is free to step up and ask a question, including Lee Houskeeper and his naked friend.

Roll the credits. Thanks to The Marsh Theater. Support their Non-profit performance space in SF and Berkeley. MZ and crew @ KSCO for airing our show. Ace & Hugh of Reality Check TV for on-sight A/V and video production. Producer/Moderator Paul “Lobster” Wells of Flow Communications. PR Leslie Kaye. Special thanks to Executive Producer William O’Keeffe, Jr. and Tiger Lyn for her music from the CD Soul Fire for the intro/outro songs “Freedom” and “America is Still the Place.”

Will & Willie 2016 Election Special #4 – Radio

Sunday, October 16th, 2016

We reconvened our monthly meeting behind the green door @ The Marsh San Francisco on Tuesday, October 11th. Joined by Carla Marinucci Senior Writer for the Politico California Playbook, with an inside look at The Donald’s run for President in 2000 and being aboard Trump Air 1.  The Q&A includes Lee Houskeeper and his special friend.

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PART ONE: You can’t make this stuff up. Will Durst and Willie Brown launch into the impact of the debates and the swirl of controversy around them, including the Harris-Sanchez California Senate Debate

PART TWO: Carla Marinucci joins the conversation with a revelation about being on Trump Air 1 during the forgotten campaign for President in 2000, an experience at a Trump rally and more

PART THREE: With our guest, we engage in a Q&A with our audience at The Marsh. It’s free admission, and anyone is free to step up and ask a question. This makes for some fun exchanges.

Final 2016 Election Special will be at The Marsh, Tuesday November 1, 6-7pm. See you then!

Will & Willie 2016 Election Special #1 – TV

Saturday, July 16th, 2016

Will Durst and Willie Brown jump right back to electric mode for their 2016 Election Talk Show with Producer/Announcer Paul Wells of Flow Communications and Guest Broke-Ass Stuart SchuffmanRecorded LIVE Tuesday, July 12th, 6-7pm with a packed house at The Marsh Theater, San Francisco, California. This is show #1. Reconvene again on Tuesday August 16th, 6-7pm and every month through November. Here’s the link to the 3 part July video playlist at the Will and Willie channel:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLM3qDEAtf2FcT3K_9e-hbaIPld0DcVaFU

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Will & Willie 2016 Election Special #1 – RADIO

Friday, July 15th, 2016

Part One of Three. Will Durst and Willie Brown jump right back to the electric mode that made for a great local San Francisco Talk Radio Morning Show in 2006. At the time of this new recording, Trump had narrowed down his VP selection to 3. We joked about Newt Gingrich and Chris Christie and barely mentioned Mike Pence. Bland is not funny get more information

Recorded LIVE Tuesday, July 12th, 6-7pm with a packed house at The Marsh Theater, San Francisco, CA The program aired Sunday July 17th on AM 1080 KSCO, and KSCO.COM 7-8PM.  We’ll post segments 2 and 3 shortly. 

 

 

WILKES BASHFORD REST IN PEACE

Sunday, January 17th, 2016

Sad to report that our friend Wilkes Bashford passed away this week after a long battle with Cancer.  His relationship with Willie Brown was not just as his Clothier, but one of his closest friends.  Part of a group of 4 that met every Friday for lunch at Le Central in San Francisco. Wilkes was a guest on our program back in September of 2014. We had a great time. Wilkes joins us in Segment 3.  He lived a very full life.  One of the individuals that gives San Francisco it’s character, gone at 82. You can watch the TV version of the Will and Willie show with Wilkes by clicking here

 

Will and Willie TV Program 2015.1

Saturday, June 6th, 2015

We returned to The Gold Dust Lounge for our 1st fun and freewheeling hour-long program this year, recording the show on May 27th.  In Part 1, we open up our point of view on the political scene in California, and turn our attention towards the “affordable” housing crisis brewing in San Francisco.  Guest C.W. Nevius, SF Chronicle Columnist and SF Gate Blogger, joins us in Part 2 and gives insight into the controversy surrounding the Catholic Church, Pope Francis and Archdiocese of San Francisco.  We drill down deeper into the housing crisis in Part 4, and do a bit of Movie Time on the latest flick to destroy the Golden Gate Bridge, San Andreas, with San Francisco Movie Tours  Click play arrow for each of the four 15 minute segments on the screens below.

Part 1 – We say hello from our Pop-up studio (sounds easier than what it takes to set up)

Part 3 – We continue talking with C.W., who’s been writing about SF Catholic controversies

Part 4 – More about the changing times in SF, and the crunch in housing dud to Tech $$$, Also Movie Time

WILL & WILLIE SHOW RETURNS!! Live taping @ Gold Dust Lounge, SF in Post-Production

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

 

WILL, WILLIE, WELLS and guest C.W. Nevius recorded the show, followed by THE WARRIORS Rocking The House & Winning the West on Wednesday, May 27th @ The Gold Dust Lounge, 165 Jefferson in San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf – Brought to you by Lefty O’Doul’s Drink Mixes

The Radio version airs on Talk 910, KKSF SF  and iHeart Radio on Sun May 31st 5-6pm and 1080AM KSCO Santa Cruz, May 31st 7-8am.  Will Post the TV version here and alert the (social) media by then, and both will be available on demand 24/7, as are all the shows going back to Oct ’07.

Back in September, we had as our guest, famed Civil Rights Attorney John Burris.  Here’s that segment.  Ahead of the curve on Ferguson, MO.

Will and Willie Dec 2014 TV Show

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Due to time constraints, the Radio version is edited.  That’s in 2 segments below this post.  About 10 extra minutes here.  Fun to watch, too! Politics and Life from the San Francisco Point of View.  Political Comedian Will Durst and Political Icon Willie Brown Wrap Up 2014 and the biggest stories of the year.  The events in Ferguson, Missouri, Staten Island, New York where demonstrations across the country have followed the Grand Juries failure to indite the officer involved.  Our guest in Segments 1 & 2, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi, lays out the facts.  In Segment 3, we cover our local feel good story of the year, SF Giants VP Russ Stanley joins us with his World Series Championship Rings and kids gloves, etc. for the 14th Annual Lefty O’Doul’s Toy Drive.  In Segment 4, Will Durst rips through his Top Ten (Comedy) News Stories for 2014 and a Q&A.  On the behalf of Will and Willie, I thank our sponsor Lefty O’Doul’s Drink Mixes(Your Bartender in a Bottle), The Gold Dust Lounge for hosting our “Pop-Up” studio, Reality Check TV for recording, and you for listening and/or watching our program.  Producer/Announcer Paul Wells – Flow Communications.

Will and Willie September 2014 – TV Version

Friday, September 12th, 2014

he lively discussion takes on the NFL and Ray Rice, Ferguson Missouri and other examples of violent or abusive behavior.  Our guest in Part 2, as well as the Q&A with the live audience in Part 4 is John Burris, famed Civil Rights Attorney.  Our guest in Part 3 is Wilkes Bashford, legendary San Francisco Clothier who’s been a friend of Willie Brown’s for more than four decades.  It’s like ease-dropping on their weekly lunches as they verbally joust.  Part 4 is the Q&A, beginning with Amber Lee of KTVU Channel 2 as she reported on our reaction to the Ray Rice video for the lead story that night.  The crowd at The Gold Dust Lounge had a lot of laughs, and you will, too.  Edited for broadcast on AM 1080 KSCO, Santa Cruz Sun Sept 14th 7-8a and 960 The Patriot, San Francisco 6-7p, streaming live over iHeart Radio.  Click the images below to watch or listen to the radio version in the post below the video.  Special thanks to The Gold Dust Lounge, our Sponsor Lefty O’Doul’s Drink Mixes, My Source TV, the live audience at our program, and YOU!.

The Will and Willie June 2014 – TV Version

Sunday, June 1st, 2014

Here’s the TV version, in four parts of the June Will and Willie Show  recorded at the  The Gold Dust Lounge in San Francisco.  Our “Pop up” studio in the bandstand at the back of the lounge, with MySourceTV.com recording the video.  The program is produced and edited for radio by Flow Communications. The radio broadcast aired  SUNDAY, June 1st on KSCO, Santa Cruz and KNEW, San Francisco.  The Radio version is available below by scrolling down below the TV segments, and clicking the left side of the play bar on the audio player.

Will and Willie chat about the Primary Elections, the Elliot Rodger Santa Barbara shooting, the television show “24,” the programs  start as the morning show in SF, Proposition B, Leeland Yee, the homeless problem, online gambling and much more! Also Will and Willie take a moment to congratulate Paul Wells (aka Lobster) on his nomination as Program Host for 2014 Induction to the Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame. Click Here To Vote!  We also take questions from the audience about the Martin’s Beach controversy, Air B&Bs plus Donald Sterling and racism in America.

Special Thanks to our sponsor, Lefty O’Doul’s Drink Mixes.  Thank you for listening or watching.  Click here to Like us on Facebook!

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