We had the opportunity to interview Lindsay Blake, the genius behind the film and television location hunting site I Am Not A Stalker. We’ve referenced her work numerous times when learning more about where our favorite Beverly Hills, 90210 scenes were filmed, and it was so much fun to freak out together over how much we’re all obsessed with the show.
What we were drinking: watermelon margaritas
What we were eating: chips & guacamole
For a super-sized look back at the high school seasons of Beverly Hills 90210, hosts Lizzie and Kat break down the two-part graduation episode of the series, reminiscing about past guests and diving deep into what made this show so special. To leave questions about season three for Executive Producer Charles Rosin, leave a voicemail at (802) 55-90210!
What we were drinking: champagne
What we were eating: vegan Thai curry
Donna Martin graduates! Donna Martin graduates! Donna Martin graduates! Lizzie and Kat hosted an all-star cast in a live staged reading of the classic season three episode of Beverly Hills 90210, “Something in the Air,” and you can listen now!
To hear the full recording of the “Donna Martin Graduates” live read and cast Q&A, click here for download instructions. For a sneak peek of the full recording, as well as an update about our episode schedule, listen to this preview clip.
It’s a prom double-date as Andy Greene and Aaron Davitian, hosts of the Gossip Guys podcast, join Lizzie and Kat to discuss Gossip Girl, dissect the Beverly Hills, 90210 senior prom episode “A Night to Remember,” read fan fiction, and much more on this episode of The Blaze with Lizzie and Kat!
What we were drinking: champagne, of course
What we were eating: nothing (like Donna)
Who better to discuss this episode of Beverly Hills 90210 than its director ... oh, and the series star Jason Priestley! His new film Zoom is in theaters now, and of course we’ve loved him since first seeing him onscreen as Brandon Walsh in 1990. Jason is also currently starring in the series Private Eyes and Raising Expectations, with Molly Ringwald.
We have a really exciting guest coming up to discuss Beverly Hills, 90210 season 3, episode 26, "She Came in Through the Bathroom Window," but because of scheduling issues we won't be able to release the next podcast episode until later this week. Please enjoy this thematically inspired musical interlude, and thank you for your patience!
LA Weekly’s Arts and Culture editor Gwynedd Stuart is on The Blaze with Lizzie and Kat podcast this week! We talk Beverly Hills 90210, high school superlatives, and Disneyland, debrief after the “Donna Martin Graduates” live read, and announce some special offers you can bid on at our fundraising site: www.gofundme.com/donnamartingrad
What we were drinking: prosecco
What we were eating: s’mores
From MTV’s Awkward and the film G.B.F., actress Molly Tarlov joins The Blaze with Lizzie and Kat podcast to talk about her lifelong love of Beverly Hills 90210 and more! To find out more about this week’s live staged reading of the “Donna Martin Graduates” episode of 90210, including bios of the all-star cast members, descriptions of the charities the event supports, and a link to buy tickets, visit www.donnamartingraduates.com. Can’t make it to the live show, but still want to support the cause? Visit www.gofundme.com/donnamartingrad -- no amount is too small!
What we were drinking: Sofia Mini Blanc de Blancs
What we were eating: Susiecakes cupcakes
While you may know him as the actor portraying Nat and Brandon’s bookie Duke on Beverly Hills 90210, listeners to KJAZZ 88.1 will know Billy Vera from his extensive career as a musician and bandleader! You can buy Billy’s new photography book Vintage Neon and his latest album Big Band Jazz through our Amazon link!
If you or anyone you know is struggling with a gambling addiction, you can call or text the National Problem Gambling Helpline Network at (800) 522-4700, or chat online with someone who can help at www.npcgambling.org/chat
Tickets to our live staged reading on August 4 of the season three episode “Something in the Air,” which is a fundraiser for the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media and Jewish Family Service Los Angeles, are available now at tinyurl.com/donnamartingraduates! More information can be found at donnamartingraduates.com
What we were drinking: Pepsi
What we were eating: cupcakes for Billy’s birthday
Tickets for our live staged reading of the season three episode of Beverly Hills 90210, “Something in the Air” are on sale now! Tune in to this special announcement for some casting news, and get your tickets online at tinyurl.com/DonnaMartinGraduates
Television producer Gabe Mountain joins The Blaze with Lizzie and Kat podcast to discuss Dylan McKay’s inner turmoil as we dive into the Beverly Hills 90210 episode “The Child is Father to the Man.” This podcast episode contains another one of the most bombshell installments of Chuck’s Corner ever - listen now and here what the series’ Executive Producer Charles Rosin had to say about what went on behind-the-scenes of filming this episode!
To find out more about our upcoming live staged reading on August 4, 2016 in Beverly Hills, sign up for our mailing list at tinyurl.com/BlazeMail
What we were drinking: coffee
What we were eating: vegan donuts
For the episode of Beverly Hills 90210 where Brenda, Donna, and Cindy take up self-defense, we’re pleased to welcome martial arts Guru and Emmy-winning field director for The Ellen Show, Suzanne Luna to The Blaze with Lizzie and Kat podcast this week! You can learn about the Southeast Asian martial art of Silat through volumes one and two of Suzanne’s self-defense DVDs, and her upcoming web series can be found at Johanna Stein’s website. Looking for a martial arts academy in Los Angeles? We recommend 5 Star Martial Arts!
Don’t forget to sign up for our mailing list at tinyurl.com/BlazeMail to be the first to find out about when tickets go on sale for our live staged reading of the episode “Something in the Air,” taking place on August 4 in Beverly Hills, for charity!
What we were drinking: cheap pink wine
What we were eating: red seedless grapes
We felt it was only responsible that we have a mother come on the podcast this week to discuss the Beverly Hills 90210 episode “Parental Guidance Recommended.” We talk about Iris McKay, crystal healing, and why “you should never trust a felon” with Kat’s mom, a law enforcement veteran and lover of television.
Sign up for our mailing list to be the first to know when tickets go on sale for our next live show on August 4, at tinyurl.com/BlazeMail
What we were drinking: sparkling apple cider
What we were eating: fresh fruit
In honor of Memorial Day, we bring you not one, but two very special surprise interviews in this episode, honoring both Beverly Hills 90210, and the servicemen and women that we remember on this day. Tune in for some exciting announcements about what’s coming soon with our podcast!
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SiriusXM host Julia Cunningham, of Sirius XMU and Entertainment Weekly Radio’s LA Daily, is on The Blaze with Lizzie and Kat podcast this week to talk about all of our favorite show, Beverly Hills 90210! To read the December 1992 Variety article referenced in this week’s Chuck’s Corner, click here.
What we were drinking: Jack Daniels Tennessee Honey
What we were eating: pizza
This week on The Blaze with Lizzie and Kat, we’re joined by ESPNLA 710 and Yahoo Sports Radio host Travis Rodgers. He’s entreated listeners of his radio show to engage with him about Beverly Hills 90210 using the hashtag #90210chat for years, and now he gets to help us unpack a revealing spa weekend, Jim’s mid-life crisis, Dylan’s fantasy life, and Brandon’s foray into gambling!
What we were drinking: Fat Tire amber ale
What we were eating: strawberry cupcakes
This week on The Blaze with Lizzie and Kat podcast, we’re joined by Juliet Litman, cohost of "Jam Session” on the Channel 33 podcast, and managing editor of Bill Simmons’ new digital venture The Ringer. This episode of Beverly Hills 90210 we’re discussing has it all: hot-rod racing, the policing of women’s voices on radio, and Seth Green! Also, there's substantial boy band discussion, and we wonder which 2016 Presidential candidates the characters on 90210 would vote for.
What we were drinking: Fat Tire amber ale
What we were eating: KFC
THIS EPISODE IS BONKERS. Returning to The Blaze for the first time since they tried to defend the 90210 reboot to us after season one, Derick Armijo and Brendan Creecy of the Pop Sickles podcast are here for The Christmas Episode Of Beverly Hills 90210 With Angels In It.
What we were drinking: Pilsner Urquell
What we were eating: Mulberry Street pizza
Sara Benincasa, the author of the new book Real Artists Have Day Jobs (And Other Awesome Things They Don’t Teach You in School) is our guest on The Blaze with Lizzie and Kat podcast this week, to dive deep into a very special Thanksgiving episode of Beverly Hills 90210. Sara is also the author of DC Trip, Great, and Agorafabulous! Dispatches From My Bedroom.
What we were drinking: Coney Island Brewing Company hard root beer
What we were eating: pumpkin pie with bourbon pecan ice cream
We’re so excited to finally have writer Kim Hoffman on our Beverly Hills 90210 podcast! Kim’s been listening to The Blaze since the beginning, and has written essays for AfterEllen, Huffington Post, and more, such as “What My ‘90s Childhood and Popular LGBT Idols Have in Common.” This super-sized podcast about one of the series’ least well-remembered episodes was one of the most fun that we’ve ever had recording. Also, it includes perhaps the best Chuck’s Corner segment that we’ve ever had the privilege of sharing with our listeners.
What we were drinking: old fashioneds
What we were eating: SusieCakes cookies
You may know her as a stand-up comic, from her appearances on Comedy Central, or as the host of the Saved By The Bell podcast Go Bayside, but this week April Richardson is on The Blaze with Lizzie and Kat podcast to talk all about Beverly Hills 90210!
What we were drinking: Izze sparkling grapefruit
What we were eating: Bo Nuage cloud cakes
The last time he was with us was for a slumber party, this week, all-star guest Josh Stewart joins The Blaze with Lizzie and Kat podcast to talk about the most bonkers episode yet of Beverly Hills 90210. It’s got AIDS, Dean Cain, a hit-and-run, and Rosie O’Donnell. What more could you ask for?!
What we were drinking: Coney Island hard root beer
What we were eating: leftover Easter candy
Actress, writer, and improviser Zabeth Russell joins Lizzie and Kat this week to talk about Beverly Hills 90210! The stakes are very high in this episode: is Gil a sexual abuser? Will Dylan recover after surfing in polluted water? Will Brandon finally dance?! Find out all this, and more, by listening to our podcast!
L.A. ladies, see Kat perform in the “Sunday Night Sex Talks” storytelling show on Sunday, April 3rd at Bar Lubitsch! Tickets here. You can catch Zabeth performing in her improv shows Middle Seat and The Armando Diaz Experience!
What we were drinking: malbec
What we were eating: cookies from Urth Caffé
She’s the Vice Principal of West Beverly Hills High School, Yvonne Teasley herself: Denise Dowse! Denise joins The Blaze with Lizzie and Kat podcast this week to talk all about her time as a cast member on Beverly Hills 90210, as well as to discuss the social issues highlighted in this season three episode.
On April 10, you can see a production of Hairspray that Denise is directing at the 2nd annual Uniting for Change gala at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles. This summer, Denise will also be directing Recorded in Hollywood, a musical about the life and times of John Dolphin, at Culver City’s Kirk Douglas Theatre!
What we were drinking: coffee
What we were eating: SK’s donuts
Professional psychotherapist and longtime friend of Kat’s, Beverly Hills 90210 superfan Pallavi M. Yetur is on The Blaze podcast this week to discuss some of the heaviest stuff ever to go down at West Bev - that is, the search for the perfect college, of course! In her words, “this episode gets suuuuuper Freud-y!”
This episode is dedicated to the memory of Pallavi’s sister, and Kat’s friend, Silpa. If you are able to, please consider making a donation to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, by clicking here. Thank you.
What we were drinking: Castle Rock pinot noir
What we were eating: donuts