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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 MIDTERM ELECTION 2018.3 – RADIO VERSION

Friday, August 24th, 2018

We could not have made this as great a show without David & Paul Huang and their staff at The Orchard Hotels, the wonderful lasagna & tiramisu from Italian Homemade, Guest John Diaz of the SF Chronicle and his digital folks, the A/V crew of Nilo & Kendo, MZ, and staff at KSCO, Consigliere Stefano Cassolato, Associate Producer Leslie Kaye, and especially our standing room only crowd, reflected in the mirror. L-R Will Durst, Willie Brown and Producer/Moderator Paul Wells of Flow Communications with a glass of water. Ventriloquist too? No puppets!

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WILL & WILLIE MIDTERM ELECTION SPECIAL 2018.2 – TV

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

As seen on Facebook Live TV on Tuesday May 29th, our second Midterm Election Special. Our guest is Christine Pelosi, Chair of the California Democratic Party Woman’s Caucus. Christine is an Author, Activist, Mother and the Daughter of Minority Leader of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi. We range in topics from the “Breaking Newss” of ABC’s firing of Rosanne Barr for her racist tweet to the scooters cluttering the sidewalks and streets. In between we talk about the national, state and local political reality and the June 5th Primary. Thank you to MZ, Rosemary, Billy & Crew of KSCO, Kendo, Nilo & Lester for the live and post video production, Denise Dunne for audio mixing in the booth and Stephanie, Alexa, Laurel et al at The Marsh Theater. Associate Producer/Promotion Leslie Kaye.

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 NOVEMBER 2013 – TV VERSION

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

We returned to the Gold Dust Lounge at San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf to tape our VIDEO and RADIO program’s Novemeber show.  The Radio version on-air SAT, Nov 23rd, 7-8PM on TALK 910 and SUNDAY, Nov 24th, 6-7PM on 960 KNEW.  The “Tri-Cast” also streams from the stations websites and LIVE on iHeart Radio.  The Video version, with extra content, is posted below, in four segments, produced by MySourceTV.com.  The conversation included GLIDE founders Reverend Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani along with some more surprises.  The insightful and entertaining program features Political Comedian Will Durst and Political Icon Willie Brown.  The topics include issues on ObamaCare, Toronto Canada Mayor Rob Ford, Glide Memorial Church, Homelessness.  We also chat with Willie about his 80th birthday and The 80th anniversary of The Gold Dust Lounge.  At the end of the program, our open Mic is a Q&A with the people who were part of our LIVE audience. 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS – You’re invited to next month’s Happy Hour taping on Monday December 16th @ The Gold Dust 4-5pm! Come for the fun of the show, and stay to watch Monday Night Football on The Gold Dust’s many screens.

Below you’ll find the TV version of the program, sponsored by Lefty O’Doul’s Drink Mixes

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Segment 1: Mayor Willie Brown and Will Durst broadcast live from the Gold Dust Lounge in Fishermans Wharf, San Francisco. Topics include Toronto Mayor Rob Ford smoking crack cocaine, Obamacare and what Obama must do to repair damage.

Segment 2: Mayor Willie Brown and Will Durst broadcast live from the Gold Dust Lounge in Fishermans Wharf, San Francisco. With special guests, from Glide Memorial United Methodist Church, Reverend Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani. Topics include Willie Brown’s 80th Birthday, Obamacare, Homelessness and more. Tim Hockenberry steps up to sing Happy Birthday as the cake is on fire!

Segment 3: Mayor Willie Brown and Will Durst broadcast live from the Gold Dust Lounge in Fishermans Wharf, San Francisco. With special guests, from Glide Memorial United Methodist Church, Reverend Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani. Topics include The Gold Dust Lounge 80th Birthday, Homelessness and the Gold Dust Lounge Mural

Segment 4: Should Obama Take the blame for the Obamacare debacle? How San Francisco Lost the 49ers , What Willie Brown did for gay rights in the 1960s when he made a promise to change a law and did so as a California State Assemblyman from San Francisco

WILL & WILLIE SHOW NOVEMBER 2013 – RADIO VERSION

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

We returned to the Gold Dust Lounge at San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf to tape our VIDEO and RADIO program’s Novemeber show.  The Radio version on-air SAT, Nov 23rd, 7-8PM on TALK 910 and SUNDAY, Nov 24th, 6-7PM on 960 KNEW.  The “Tri-Cast” also streams from the stations websites and LIVE on iHeart Radio.  The Video version, with extra content, is posted above, in four segments, produced by MySourceTV.com.  The conversation included GLIDE founders Reverend Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani along with some more surprises.  The insightful and entertaining program features Political Comedian Will Durst and Political Icon Willie Brown.  The topics include issues on ObamaCare, Toronto Canada Mayor Rob Ford, Glide Memorial Church, Homelessness.  We also chat with Willie about his 80th birthday and The 80th anniversary of The Gold Dust Lounge.  At the end of the program, our open Mic is a Q&A with the people who were part of our LIVE audience. 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS – You’re invited to next month’s Happy Hour taping on Monday December 16th @ The Gold Dust 4-5pm! Come for the fun of the show, and stay to watch Monday Night Football on The Gold Dust’s many screens.

Below you’ll find the audio of the radio version of the program, sponsored by Lefty O’Doul’s Drink Mixes

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Will and Willie 2011 Pre Election Special Video Version

Friday, November 4th, 2011

Today we are presenting the 25th Episode of the “Will and Willie” show, a year after our popular morning radio show; “Keepin’ It Real with Will and Willie” ran on KQKE’s “The Quake” in 2006. The first “Will and Willie” to be  “simulcast” on Radio, TV and Internet!

Topics for the “Pre Election Special” are The SF Mayor’s Race, Rank Choice Voting, The Occupy Movement, SF Props C & D,  Campaigns and the field of Republican candidates running for President in 2012.

Thanks to KOFY TV 20 / Cable Channel 13’s studio for production of our video version as well as a TV broadcast of the show on November 7th from 10-11pm.

Below you can find links to the “Pre Election Special” of the “Will and Willie” show split into 4 individual parts as well as a bonus segment featuring special guest “Don Solem” in part 4. You can find this special and more on our YouTube channel:

Click here for the “Will and Willie” YouTube Channel

as well as the radio version archived below.

Don’t forget to “like,” comment, favorite and share this show and other segments with your friends!

The “Will and Willie” Show “Pre Election Special” (Part1) – The SF Mayor’s Race

The “Will and Willie” Show “Pre Election Special” (Part2) – Special Guest Ross Mirkarimi

The “Will and Willie” Show “Pre Election Special” (Part3) – Special Guest Christine Pelosi

The “Will and Willie” Show “Pre Election Special” (Part4) – Special Guest Don Solem

The “Will and Willie” Show “Pre Election Special” (Part5) – Presidential Elections

Special thanks to Larry Eschenbacher of Clear Channel, SF (KKGN Green 960AM), the staff and management of KOFY TV 20 and Gary Bauer of Bauer’s Intelligent Transportation for sponsoring the “Will and Willie” show.

Will and Willie 2011 Pre Election Special Radio Version Pt 1

Friday, November 4th, 2011

Heres Radio Version Part 1 of the “Will and Willie” show “Pre Election Special” with hosts Will Durst, Willie Brown and Paul Wells, produced by Flow Communications; broadcasted on KKGN Green 960AM, Sunday November 6th from 6-7pm.  As usual, the insight into the Election process is keen, and the wit of the hosts entertaining.

In this first half of the program, we cover the San Francisco Mayoral Election, Rank Choice Voting, The Occupy Movement, Political Campaigns and Pension Reform with our guests “Ross Mirkarimi;” San Francisco Board of Supervisors representative for District 5 and Progressive candidate for San Francisco Sherriff, and the first part of our conversation with “Don Solem,” Political Analyst and head of Solem and Associates.  Part two is below.