Today Ken welcomes musician and writer, Tracy Newman, to the show.

Ken and Tracy discuss pre-interviews, The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, Ricky Jay, card magic, telling a story in 20 minutes, Ed McMahon; false confidence, knowing a performer, being yourself on stage; improv and The Groundlings; The Three Stooges, Abbot and Costello, Laurel and Hardy, Betty White, live TV, Phil Silvers, Ernie Kovacs, Don Knotts: Love God, Sid Caesar; growing up in LA, Tom Poston, playing cards on the set of Bob, writing for Cheers, helping Ellen come out of the closet and winning an Emmy, According to Jim; having no apologies, high school reunions, UK TV licenses, Phil Hartman, Paul Reubens, Lisa Kudrow, the dangers of wearing heels on TV, calling James Arness, Gunsmoke and calling Kelsey Grammar “Fraiser”, Have Gun Will Travel, and writing a TV theme song.