Let's Chat! with Chris Revill

Michael and Peter are life long friends as well as the host Regular Friends:The Podcast. Michael and Peter are lifelong friends but are the real life odd couple. Michael and Peters dynamic comes through and cracks up host Revill.


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Paul Alan is an active member in the New Jersey scene as well as touring musician "from time to time" Paul's mission is to play musicevery night of the week. Fortunately for Paul he plays in many bands (Control, Hell Mary, The Lies) and has been in many bands. In this episode Revill and Paul geek out over music, how he balances playing music and working a day job, past bands shows and recording.

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John Maiello is the front man of Seattle pop-punk band Dead Bars signed to No Idea Records. John chats with Revill about growing up in the Jersey scene, playing in other bands, Seattles music scene, the future of Dead Bars and much more. Stick around until the end to hear an unreleased off their upcoming single on Japanese label Eager Beaver Records


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Dan Sheilds a guest so nice hes been on twice. Dan records in the Cat Cave and even serenades us with a song (46:35 mark). Dan and Revill do there best to understand Interstellar, discuss plots lines of Full House, the relevance of commercial  radio, the songwriting process for The Raritan and much more.


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Ryan Dewitt along with co host Brandon Fishwick record on location in Ryans shed. Ryan shares the barter system is still treating him well, how Maine is the Alaska of the east, Ryan’s time working for a Rod and Gun club, Massachusetts recent decision to legalize cannabis for medical purposes, the rise of southern culture in television and much more.

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Andy Tabar is known for many things the front man of  The Flaming Tsunamis and Fatter Than Albert, owner of Compassion Company, his activism  and work with the 10 billion lives tour (please donate!). In this episode Revill and Andy talk about his time touring North America and Europe, how he became Vegan, running Compassion Company, animals rights his D.I.Y punk ethics and much more.


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Adam Lash is a professional stand up comedian who’s  been on The Daily Show with John Stewart Comedy Central, HBO, and Fox News. Adam has played at all the major clubs in New York City, colleges up and down the east coast. Adam is also a the creator as well as writer,producer, and actor of the web-series Gigahoes. In this episode Adam and Revill chat about his webseries Gigahoes, his time as an intern at The Daily Show, the state of comedy today, his involvement getting a street named in New York City after legendary comedian George Carlin and much more.


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Beau Pearce and Revill discuss how they first met as camp counselors at Hope With Heart a summer camp for children with heart conditions (donate!), how their decision process has changed over the years due to being adults, relationships, the great bands he turned Revill onto, how moving to New York City can keep one in a state of perpetual state adolescence and much more.


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Dan Shields returns to the podcast to teach Revill the difference between pork roll and taylor ham (its a Jersey thing). Dan and Revill chat about how not much changes after one gets married, Dans band The Raritain, how they deal with being aged punk rockers, the recent Folly video and how much they both disdain the last season of How I Met Your Mother and much more.


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Matt Roseen and Mike Conceicao stop by the Cat Cave only to be interrupted by Revill's cat Belle. Matt shares his experience of being new to the Ocean State, yoga, sports, restaurants, Game of Thrones and much more.  

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Jon Bristol a puppeteer, puppet maker, writer, producer, director and the founder of Elmwood Productions sits down with Revill on location. Revill sits down with Jon drink coffee and chat about Elmwoods upcoming movie HEAD a puppet horror movie, how Elmwood Productions decided to try kickstarter,  how his influences range from Jim Henson to Kevin Smith, how he became a puppeteer/puppet maker his approach to D.I.Y filmmaking and all things Muppets.

Elmwood Productions Youtube Chanel


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Robert Aube joins Revill from Utah for the first Skype interview. Robert shares his experiences growing up in a military family led him to live all over the country, how he decided to join the military himself, his time served overseas, how he met his wife, his love of all things Asian culture, their time as college pals at Green Mountain College and mormonism in Utah.

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Madelynn Duarte stops in the Cat Cave, simply put Madelynn does it all. Madelynn is one part of the entertainment company Empress, student, and at the beginning stages of her career in the entertainment industry. Madelynn shares the importance of knowing every aspect of the industry from in front and behind the camera, where her work ethic comes from, her future plans of working in both old and new media, and the importance of loving yourself.

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Kasey Bilk stops by the Cat Cave with special guest host Ashley Hogge. In this episode we talk about some of our favorite shows, being a woman in comedy, the new beginnings of honest feminist humor in mainstream television, the process of writing for television and the promising future of YouTube as an outlet for a new generation of creators.


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Nate Peavey returns to the cat cave for an extremely personal episode. Nate and Revill share their experiences of dealing and not dealing with depression and anxiety and the benefits of therapy.  


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This episode of Lets Chat! With Revill and Friends features three Revills! Bill and Carol Revill are host Chris's parents. This episode Chris ask his parents a lot of questions about growing up in a different time, the early days of television, Bills transition to photographer, radio host, and painter, Carol's love of writing and inspiring others to use writing to recover, spirituality and much more.

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Bob's Burgers is an American animated sitcom created by Loren Bouchard in 2011. On this episode host Revill sits down with return guest Ashley Hogge and Brandon Fishwick and have a chat and geek out over the series as well as other animated sitcoms (The Simpsons, Futurama  King of The Hill, Archer, Adventure Time, and South Park).

Music by Loren Bochard- Bob's Burgers Theme


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Katherine and Christopher stop by the Cat Cave and they brought moonshine. Host Chris Revill tries moonshine during the episode with the results you may expect. The conversation touches upon all things popular culture and dives into recent pop culture events such Solange attack on Jay-Z, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lawrence authenticity, and UCONN basketball. Prepare for puns and laughter on this episode of Lets Chat! with Revill and Friends.


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Siblings Alex, Matt and Victoria Picinich stop by the cat cave and brought snacks. During this episode, the Picinich siblings trade stories, barbs, and snide remarks as any siblings would. There is a lot of inappropriate humor, puns, and laughs. Alex shares how he comes up with his delicious spice rubs (There's Da Rub) Matt shares his frustration with the new Star Wars not being canon. The Picininch’s also talk about being raised by nerd parents, BBQ, cosplay, dinosaurs, restaurants and movies.


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Ashley Hogge drops by the Cat Cave and she brought snacks! In this episode Ashley and Revill enjoy snacks and touch upon a wide range of topics including sexuality, sexual orientation, HBO's Girls, the modern state comedy on new media, what it means to be "tumbler famous" among many other wonderful topics.


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Our guest today Jon Tummillo sits down with Revill on location in New Jersey to share his experiences of being the front man of Folly. Jon shares stories of his experience dabbling with stand up comedy, touring before cell phones his upbringing and his domestic life nowadays. This episode is has no shortage for fans of Folly with many great stories of the early days, being courted to labels and how they decided to sign with Triple Crown, the future of Folly, and how Jon reacts to being recognized in public among. Jackie Fortus also pops in and out of the episode and shares the two share how they met. 


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This episode was recorded on location in Woonsocket, Rhode Island. Lets Chat! is excited to have their first couple on along with co-host Victoria Picinich. The two hosts sit down with Jaime and Mike and enjoy some cookies, wine and excitement. The foursome do their best to make each other laugh, share stories of awkward movie moments with family, geek talk, television, their double date at the Beef Barn as well as other anecdotes. 


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Topher Davis returns to the cat cave for Mikes (former co-host) last episode and explains why he calls it like he sees it and discusses comedy, the future of media and misplaced public outrage, the best Late Night host and shares great stories life in general. Against Tophers wishes Revill brings up old school Nickelodeon...again.



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Chris sits down on location in New York City with comedy writer, Upright Citizens Brigade Performer and one half of Cultural Icons Podcast Andrew Costa. Andrews comedy writing can be found on Funny or Die. This episode touches upon the twos love for the Adventures of Pete and Pete, Andrews pop pilgrimage, there short time lived as baristas together, life changes, what it means to be from the other Connecticut, awkward teenage jobs and writing and performing comedy and the process of podcasting.


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Dan Shields lead singer of the New Jersey based punk rock band The Raritan. (along with Ryan Lehrmitt sit down for the first Lets Chat! recorded on location. Ryan, Dan and Chris tell stories and relive their youth and ask the question “how are we still alive?” They boys discuss growing up punk rock, their origins stories and favorite topics of the show, television, food, and comedy. Stick around until the end with special musical performance by Dan Shields. 



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This week in the Cat Cave special guest host Victoria Picinich sits in with Revill for an incredible chat. Victoria and Lilly are longtime gal pals who refer to themselves as real life Leslie Knope and Ann Perkins. This chat touches upon so many topics as three close friends chat the way they always do to such important issues as what it means to be a modern day feminist, Lilly’s involvement with with the non-profit rootstrikers (rootstikers.org), her passion and work with trauma and what shows are you watching and where can you get a tasty meal. Join Victoria, Revill and Lilly as they chat enjoying some delicious snacks and a glass of wine or two.


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Mike (former co-host) and Revillsit down with there first guest born and raised in the ocean state! Mike Conceico is kind enough to pay a visit to the Cat Cave afterwork. The Mike's and Revill conversation somehow touches on bears, Portugal, immigration and of course Air Bud. Mike is also kind enough share his experience working as a Corrections Officer and somehow the Mike's and Revill managed to bring up Air Bud and The Lion King.


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Steven Barthelemy stops by the cat cave for a lively chat with Mike (former co-host) and Chris. Chris and Steven discuss their time working for an upscale corporate coffee shop, how their chance encounter at a romantic comedy lead to this episode, movies that were either overrated or snubbed by the academy and Stevens entrance into the film industry as an editor and production assistant. 


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Mike (former co host) and Chris sit down with Brandon Fishwick. The guys get into an unexpected and enjoyable discussion about some of hteir favorite music, including a spirited debate about both Led Zeppelin and The Beatles.

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This episode of Let's Chat! set out to be a themed episode about television conspiracy theories, and it turns out we were half right. The chat with return guest Nate Peavey is equal parts funny and serious. The chat veers into a different direction which lead to a very open and honest discussion about race.


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For the eleventh episode, the boys decided to take a look back and reminisce about the formation of the show, past guests, and what the future holds for Lets Chat! with Mike (former co-host) and Chris.


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Nate Peavey stops by the Cat Cave and sits down with Chris and Mike (former co-host). The boys get a little silly and cover a range of topics. This episode is for those who enjoy dark humor, comics, movies, and some serious talk toward the end. Also, keep your ears open, a special guest stops in and takes a few questions.


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In this episode, Chris sits down with Topher for a gab fest. They talk about old school Nickelodeon, why Worcester is the next up and coming city, the Goo Goo Dolls, and a whole lot more in between. 


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In this episode, graphic designer and Star Wars enthusiast Matthew Picinich sits down with Chris. The two have a long chat about growing up geek in New Jersey, the expanded Star Wars universe, and the difference between graphic novels and comic books, among other topics. Check out Matthew's art work on Deviant Art.







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Mike (former co-host) and Chris took a few week hiatuis. When the two sit down and attempt to have there first free flow converstion with out notes they end up having a serious chat of matters both big and small.

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Mike (former co-host) and Chris sit down with two lovely, self-proclaimed "Geek Girls" Jaime Marks and Victoria (Chris's Wife) to discuss growing up geek and their obsessions with Doctor Who and all things sci-fi.


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Running from 1999 - 2007, HBO's original series 'The Sopranos' is considered by many to be one of the best TV dramas ever to have aired. Mike (former co-host) and Chris break out the gabagool and nerd out over the first season of The Sopranos. "Just when I thought I was out... they pull me back in!"


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Mike (former co-host) and Chris sit down with friend of the show, activist and super-smart Green Party member Brandon Fishwick to talk about the current state of politics and where it's headed.


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Chris sit down with Mike (former co-host) and John Picinich for the very first episode of Lets Chat! John is a copy editor with experience in both old and new media forms, having worked for an international wire service during his career. John is also a poet and author who shares some of his work with us and talks about his collection of haiku. You can purchase the "Red Chrysanthemums" ebook over at Smash Words and Barnes and Noble.

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