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Almost Live!: Still Alive - Steve Wilson | AlmostLiveStillAlive.com

Steve Wilson

If Almost Live! could be compared to a baseball team, Steve Wilson might have been the groundskeeper. At least on game day. He was the guy in charge of grooming […]

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Almost Live!: Still Alive - Bill Nye | AlmostLiveStillAlive.com

Bill Nye

First of all, this episode must begin with a shocking revelation: Bill Nye believes in crazy conspiracy stuff. Nutty things like Newton’s Law of Universal Gravitation. Kooky notions like electromagnetism, […]

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Almost Live!: Still Alive - Nancy Guppy | AlmostLiveStillAlive.com

Nancy Guppy

In the earliest days of the show, Almost Live! was heavily influenced by a male viewpoint. A few actresses were introduced in those first years – Andy Stein and Lynne […]

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Almost Live!: Still Alive - John Keister | AlmostLiveStillAlive.com

John Keister

It was probably inevitable, but as a weekly sketch comedy show, Almost Live! was often compared to network television’s Saturday Night Live. Why not? Almost Live! aired on Seattle’s KING […]

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Almost Live!: Still Alive - Ross Shafer | AlmostLiveStillAlive.com

Ross Shafer

In George Orwell’s famous novel, 1984, he foresaw a time where Big Brother scrutinizes human actions, and stifles freedom and non-conformity. But while Orwell was busy focusing on Big Brother, […]

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Almost Live!: Still Alive - Lauren Weedman | AlmostLiveStillAlive.com

Lauren Weedman

Looking back at all the people who were part of Almost Live!, it’s notable that there are literally none of them that moved onto completely different careers after the show […]

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Almost Live!: Still Alive - Pat Cashman | AlmostLiveStillAlive.com

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Almost Live!: Still Alive is an audio podcast mini-series, featuring the creators, cast and writers of one of Seattle’s most iconic TV shows, Almost Live! (1984-1999) It was a show so […]

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Almost Live!: Still Alive - Joe Guppy | AlmostLiveStillAlive.com

Joe Guppy

The most popular freshwater aquarium fish of them all is the guppy. It is live-bearing – no eggs. It likes flake food, and is generally peaceful. But the guppy is […]

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Almost Live!: Still Alive - Joel McHale | AlmostLiveStillAlive.com

Joel McHale

The guest this time is Joel McHale. Actor, comedian, author, producer, TV host… and had nothing to do with “McHale’s Navy.” He hosted “The Soup” for 11 years on the […]

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Almost Live!: Still Alive - Brooks McBeth | AlmostLiveStillAlive.com

Brooks McBeth

A warning: Parts of this particular episode may be too… well… too highbrow, too donnish, too erudite… too filled with words you have look up. Nonetheless, if you are at […]

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Almost Live!: Still Alive - Tracey Conway | AlmostLiveStillAlive.com

Tracey Conway

One of the reasons we decided on the podcast name, “Almost Live!: Still Alive” is because, happily, everybody from that show is still with us. Not necessarily still with IT… […]

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Almost Live!: Still Alive - Scott Schaefer | AlmostLiveStillAlive.com

Scott Schaefer

There was only one Keister on Almost Live. One Conway, one Nye, one Nelson, Wilson, Wyatt and Stainton. McHale was the only one with a prefix (Mc). There WERE two […]

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Almost Live!: Still Alive - Bob Nelson | AlmostLiveStillAlive.com

Bob Nelson

Perhaps one of the reasons ‘Almost Live!’ found a place on TV for so many years was because – at its core – it was a distinctly local show. The […]

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Almost Live!: Still Alive - Ed Wyatt | AlmostLiveStillAlive.com

Ed Wyatt

Stanford University is one of the most prestigious colleges in the nation. Some of its alumni include a guy named Larry Page, who’s the founding CEO of Google. It’s true. […]

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Almost Live!: Still Alive - Bill Stainton | AlmostLiveStillAlive.com

Bill Stainton

Someone once asked me what a TV producer does. That someone was me. I asked me what a TV producer does. Maybe I should ask Bill Stainton instead. Because he […]

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Almost Live!: Still Alive - Dana Dwinell | AlmostLiveStillAlive.com

Dana Dwinell

The town of Yakima is not only the self-proclaimed “Palm Springs of Washington State” – but it’s also the hometown of some remarkable and famous people. A partial list includes […]