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Will & Willie Midterm Election Special #4 – TV Version

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

From our Pop-up Studio at The Orchard Hotel, at 665 Bush St in San Francisco’s Union Square district. Our TV/Radio Talk Show, going strong since 2006, stars Political Comedian Will Durst and Political Icon Willie Brown. Producer/Moderator Paul Wells of Flow Communications has continued to organize this much-needed independent voice as a Podcast, TV & Radio Show and book guests. Carla Marinucci of Politico is our special guest this time. Watch the 3 Parts here. These will be vital to watch through Election Day. 

Part One, Will Durst and Willie Brown get the party started. Click the play button image. Part Two, scroll down.

Part Two, We’re joined by Carla Marinucci. Click the play button in the image below. Part Three, scroll down.

Part Three, We do a Q&A with the Audience. Click the play button in the image below.

Will & Willie Show Midterm Election Special #4 – RADIO Version

Saturday, October 13th, 2018

On Wednesday October 10th, we set up our Pop-up Studio at The Orchard Hotel, at 665 Bush St in San Francisco’s Union Square district. Our TV/Radio Talk Show, going strong since 2006, stars Political Comedian Will Durst and Political Icon Willie Brown. Producer/Moderator Paul Wells of Flow Communications has continued to organize this much-needed independent voice as a Podcast, TV & Radio Show and book guests. Carla Marinucci of Politico is our special guest this time. Special Thanks to our Sponsors and Crew. In fact, all our Sponsors and Crews that have helped keep this show on the airwaves and the internet since the first year as the local morning show for Air America’s SF Affiliate, 960AM, The Quake. A Special Thanks to MZ and his crew at AM 1080 KSCO Radio, for the solid support of independent thought, no matter if it’s Left, Right or Center. Here’s the Radio version as heard on KSCO.

WILL & WILLIE 2018.1 TV VERSION AS BROADCAST ON FACEBOOK LIVE

Monday, March 26th, 2018

Performed in front of a capacity crowd on Tuesday, March 20th. First in a an election year series Will & Willie Shows. A Flow Communications SF Production. Political Comedian Will Durst and Political Icon Willie Brown, teamed up by Producer/Moderator Paul Wells, have not done a show together since November 1, 2016. With the looming Midterm Elections, it was time. Our Guest is Heather Knight of the San Francisco Chronicle. LIVE broadcast on KSCO and Facebook Live from The Marsh Theater in front of a very appreciative crowd that not only got in free, but got to enjoy the surprise Birthday Cake for Mayor Willie Brown. This program fights racists and fascists.

PLEASE CLICK AND WATCH. INSIGHTFUL AND FUN.

WILL & WILLIE MIDTERM ELECTION SPECIAL 2018.1 RADIO VERSION

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018


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We had a “sold out,” capacity crowd on Tuesday, March 20th for the first in a series of Monthly Will & Willie Shows. A Flow Communications San Francisco Production, Political Comedian Will Durst and Political Icon Willie Brown, teamed up by Producer/Moderator Paul Wells, have not performed together since November 1, 2016. With the looming Midterm Elections, it was time. Our Guest is Heather Knight of the San Francisco Chronicle. LIVE broadcast on KSCO and Facebook Live from The Marsh Theater, March 20th, 2018 in front of a very appreciative crowd that not only got in free, but got to enjoy the surprise Birthday Cake for Mayor Willie Brown. This program fights racists and fascists.

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 – DECEMBER SHOW – TV

Friday, December 20th, 2013

For this special Holiday episode of our program, we once again set up our instant studio at the Gold Dust Lounge  new Fisherman’s Wharf  location to tape our VIDEO and RADIO program’s December show.  The Radio version aired Dec 21st on TALK 910 and Dec 22nd, on 960 KNEW, an worldwide on iHeart Radio. The radio edit is archived below this post.  This Video version, with extra content in four segments, is produced by MySourceTV.com.  

This year-end episode includes Special Guests, Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom, SF Police Chief Greg Suhr, and Marcus Osbourne of Straight Male Friend and Breathe Radio.  Even our Q&A with the Happy Hour crowd included a Special Guest, “Foodie Chap”  Liam Mayclem!  Topics include an insightful chat with Gov  Gav in Parts 1 & 2 on why public service technology fails us under the current industrial / low bid / insider paradigm, and how to fix the problem going forward.  In Part 3, our Police Chief discusses his department’s support for the annual Christmas Eve Toy Drive at Lefty O’Doul’s, How The Bat Kid saved San Francisco and AEDs.  Marcus, who is also a radio movie reviewer, joins us in Part 4 with his list of the Top Ten Holiday Movies of all time.  

We had a lot of laughs, and you will, too!  Click video files below to watch.  Special Thanks to our sponsor Lefty O’Doul’s Drink Mixes.  Thank you for watching or listening and best wishes in 2014.

Photo by Robert Altman

 

Part 1 – Guest lieutenant governor Gavin Newsom joins. Topics include Obama’s image, Fidel Castro, titles in office and more

Part 2 – San Francisco Lieutenant Governor and author of Citizenville Gavin Newsom talks about citizens taking part in government to give people more choices in government services. Topics also include Obamacare, the Bay Bridge, Newt Gingrich, Eric Cantor, antiquated technology in government, government overspending, procurement and more

Part 3 – With special guest, San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr. Topics include Batkid, Toys For Tots, San Francisco traffic problems and more

Part 4 – Marcus Osborne from The Straight Male Friend Show gives us his top 10 holiday movie list and they take questions from the audience. Topics include, gentrification of San Francisco, rising rents, cab companies in competition with ride sharing services like Lyft, Sidecar and Uber

WILL AND WILLIE – DECEMBER SHOW – RADIO

Friday, December 20th, 2013

For this special Holiday episode of our program, we once again set up our instant studio at the Gold Dust Lounge  new Fisherman’s Wharf  location to tape our VIDEO and RADIO program’s December show.  This Radio version aired SAT, Dec 21st, 7-8PM on TALK 910 and SUNDAY, Dec 22nd, 6-7PM on 960 KNEW.  The “Tri-Cast” also streamed from the stations websites and LIVE on iHeart Radio.  The Video version, with extra content in four segments, is produced by MySourceTV.com and available above by clicking the play button on the image.

This year-end in review includes Special Guests, Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom, SF Police Chief Greg Suhr, and Marcus Osbourne.  Even our Q&A with the Happy Hour crowd included a Special Guest, “Foodie Chap”  Liam Mayclem!  Topics include an insightful chat with Gov  Gav in Part 1 on why public service technology fails us under the current paradigm, and how to fix the problem going forward.  In Part 2, our Police Chief discusses his department’s support for the annual Christmas Eve Toy Drive at Lefty O’Doul’s and AEDs.  Marcus, who is a radio movie reviewer and co-host of Straight Male Friend, and gives us his Top 10 List of the best Holiday movies.  

We had a lot of laughs, and you will, too!  Click audio files below to listen.  Special Thanks to our sponsor, Lefty O’Doul’s Drink Mixes.  Thank you for listening or watching and best wishes in 2014.

Photo by Robert Altman

Will and Willie Podcast Episode 16 (Video Version)

Friday, February 20th, 2009

Part two of the first new episodes of the Will and Willie show for 2009 begins with an insightful look into the financial budget crisis in California. Willie Brown, just returned from Sacramento right before we sat down at the Flow Communications’ studio in San Francisco, and has strong opinions about what needs to be done. His perspective as the former Speaker of the California State Assembly includes an idea of how the legislatures can end the mess. Will Durst and Willie Brown also talk about the movies, the Oscars, and Producer Paul “The Lobster” Wells gets to do his Clint Eastwood impersonation with the quote from Grand Torino, “Get off my lawn!”

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Will and Willie Podcast Episode 15 (Video Version)

Friday, February 20th, 2009

The first new episode of the Will and Willie show for 2009. In the words of Willie Brown, the world has changed since we last got together a week before the election. In the first of two parts, produced by Paul “Lobster” Wells at Flow Communications’ studio in San Francisco, Will Durst and Willie Brown talk about the new political landscape, their experiences at President Obama’s Inaugural in Washington, D.C. and some of their other favorite topics. Fans of the radio show will remember their Tuesday reviews of their favorite TV show, 24. The discussion takes a break when Will Durst has to go feed his parking meter!

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