This week on the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin show, Jeff is joined by Mathew Klickstein, the author of the book Slimed!: An Oral History Of Nickelodeon’s Golden Age. They talk about how he defined Nickelodeons golden age, Shel Silverstein, what made Nickelodeon great, Spongebob, the slime itself and why the golden age ended.
"Nickelodeon is the second or third cable channel ever invented. It was a true experiment, they used it as something called narrowcasting instead of broadcasting. Suddenly they said "what about a channel just for kids?" and later "what about a channel just for music?" No one thought to do that, and Nickelodeon was an [...]
This week on the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin show, Jeff talks to Extreme Cleaner Matt Paxton from the show Hoarders. They talk about how he got into cleaning hoarders' houses, what things you discover when cleaning a hoarders house, what makes people a hoarder, and what it takes to get out of a hoarding lifestyle.
"You just had to go in and start doing houses. I did like 300 houses before I got on the show. No one else had the time with people in the houses like I did." – Matt Paxton on how he got picked up for the A&E show.
"We turn down more jobs than [...]
This week is the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show's 100th episode! To celebrate, Jeff brought in his mom to help him share some stories about his life. They talk about his childhood, what she thought of the movies Jeff liked, what she thinks about him working at CollegeHumor and much much more.
"It looks like a Dr. Seuss book, but it's not, and it is a really interesting book. It's about these dogs and they are trying to get places. It's actually a lot more interesting than we make it sound." – Jeff Rubin on his favorite book as a child Go, Dog. Go.
"I remember watching Spaceballs [...]
This week on The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show, Jeff talks to Dan Parent, a comic book writer and artist probably best known for his work with Archie Comics. He talks to him about Kevin Keller, the first gay character in the Archie universe and a character that Dan pitched, the different universes of Archie Comics, what it's like at the Kubert school, and what we can expect from the upcoming Archie movie.
"As a kid you think it is cool, because you see this nerdy guy being chased after by these gorgeous girls, and you can't figure out why. It's also that idyllic way to grow up. You [...]