None Taken with Chris Paul

Writer and nightlife impresario Chris Paul dissects politics, philosophy and the entertainment industry with the help of some opinionated friends. No offense...
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Nov 18, 2016

Jamie Hyder is an actress who's the female star of the new game, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. Chris and Jamie talk about the massive process of making a video game on that scale, her interactions with gamers, soldiers, and designers, victimhood culture, and whether or not you should be mad about how long it takes to text back.

Nov 15, 2016

Wally Pfister is a director and cinematographer. He won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography with his work on Inception. He was Christopher Nolan's cinematographer for many years, before changing paths with his directorial debut on 2014's Transcendence. Chris and Wally discuss how he got into the entertainment industry, the roots of his personal style, taking risks, developing an aesthetic, art vs. content, and the future of film.

Nov 10, 2016

Chris responds to the election of Donald Trump, discusses outcomes and impacts, lists a few things he's wrong about, apologizes to Michael Moore, and takes questions from people on Facebook Live. 

Nov 8, 2016

Chris sits down on election eve to discuss the necessity of voting, the immorality of a protest vote, James Comey and the FBI, the descent into irrelevance of Michael Moore, why Republicans hate the far left, and the dangers of ideological extremism.

Oct 27, 2016

In this solo episode, Chris returns from his politics-obsessed hiatus to discuss the state of the presidential race, Trump’s chat with Bill Bush, “womanizing” vs sexual predation, information source, conspiracy theories, and identity politics.

Sep 30, 2016

Chris Zylka is an actor and artist. The Chris's sat down in Austin, Texas to talk about politics, a post-privacy society, hacking, his new film, and his work on the wonderful HBO series 'The Leftovers.'

Sep 26, 2016

Jared Scharff is the guitar player in the Saturday Night Live Band. He and Chris discuss LA and NYC, how he joined the SNL band, incessantly plug his instagram (@scharffishere), and Chris says "totally" too many times.

Sep 20, 2016

Josh Eppard is the drummer of the neoclassical rock band Coheed and Cambria. Chris sat down with him in the back of their tour bus to talk about Coheed, the old days in upstate New York, how life has changed since the record store days, and a little bit of politics. Actor/musician Shane West sat in for the conversation, as did artist Chris Cuseo.

Sep 14, 2016

Chris sits down for a Facebook Live simulcast to discuss conspiracy theories, Clinton's health, how hindsight can skew things, and whether or not the political system is actually 'broken.'

Sep 7, 2016

Chris sits down for a podcast and Facebook Live simulcast to mansplain everything you need to know about Lena Dunham being sad that Odell isn’t into her, harassment inside private Facebook “Girl Groups,” and what internet feminism would look like if the roles were reversed.

Sep 2, 2016

Erin Coscarelli is a sports journalist and host of the show 'Fantasy and Friends' launching September 5th on the NFL Network. She and Chris discuss fantasy football, the NFL and being a female sports journalist. She also gives Chris some excellent draft tips.

Aug 19, 2016

Adriana Mather is an author, actress, and producer with Zombot Pictures. We discuss her new debut novel, “How to Hang a Witch,” the history of her family that led her to writing it, her writing process, what it takes to get a book published, diversity in film, and whether or not critics matter.

Aug 13, 2016

Edwin Hodge and Catfish Jean are actors in Hollywood. We sit down to discuss being black in Hollywood, the intersection of race and the film industry, and larger issues of race in America.

Aug 9, 2016

CC Sheffield is an actress/model/DJ/producer/musician slash a bunch of other things. We sit down to chat about Hollywood, dating, bamboo, mushrooms, Ibiza, women in film, why she’s sick of doing laundry, Paris Hilton, and being a very fortunate +1.

Aug 1, 2016

Chris sits down with the artist Gregory Siff to discuss his new show ‘Portrait of an American Ice Cream Man’ which is showing until the end of July by appointment in Los Angeles. They have a great conversation about art, writing, poetry, pop culture, relationships, the Los Angeles hustle, all with some poetry readings near the end. Check him out at

Aug 1, 2016

Chris discusses the fallout of the Milo Yiannopoulos Twitter ban, the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, the DNC email leak, Trump’s ties to Russian espionage, and third party candidates.

Jul 17, 2016

Milo Yiannapoulos is a senior editor at Breitbart and the most fabulous super villain on the internet. His Twitter account, @nero, was the first ever to be ‘unverified’ for what Twitter deemed to be inappropriate content. He’s a free speech fundamentalist, a provocateur, an antagonist, and a hell of a funny guy. He’s going to push your buttons, so you may as well let him.

Jul 8, 2016

Camilla Cleese is a comedian, actor, writer and producer. She returns to the podcast, where she and Chris discuss blowback to her comedy, overly sensitive people and some fairly taboo subjects.

Jun 28, 2016

Chase Kusero is a celebrity hairstylist and partner of IGK who just opened a brand new salon in the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills and is launching a line of products at Sephora stores nationwide. We discuss his new projects, how to make it in LA, ambition, and whether the real Taylor Swift will ever be naked in a Kanye video.

Jun 9, 2016
Episode 26: Bernie Sanders Campaign Post-Mortem by At Will
Jun 8, 2016
Dougy Mandagi is the singer of The Temper Trap whose new album “Thick As Thieves” is available this Friday, June 10th, on all formats. Chris and Dougy discuss the new album, the writing process, their show at the Fonda Theater, and the story of Andrew Chan and the Bali Nine.
May 24, 2016
Ginger Gonzaga is a writer, actor, and comedian. She has recently starred in HBO’s ‘Togetherness’ and in TBS’ upcoming ‘Wrecked.’ She also recently penned an editorial for The Huffington Post in support of Hillary Clinton. She and Chris discuss politics, culture, and gender in Hollywood.
May 8, 2016
Taylor Hart is an actor, producer, and entrepreneur. He can be seen on Showtime’s “House of Lies” paired with his brother as the obnoxiously amazing Dushkin twins. We discuss the show, his recent trip to Japan, and our worst flights ever.
May 6, 2016
Ross Robinson is a legendary rock music producer who’s had a hand in bands like Deftones, Glassjaw, At the Drive-In, Norma Jean, Korn, Limp Bizkit, From First to Last (Skrillex) and so many more. Chris sits down with him at his Venice studio to discuss the industry, creativity, the rock/metal genres, and some great stories about some of my favorite bands. They're joined by the band he’s currently working with, Suicide Silence, for the duration of the show.
Apr 21, 2016
Matteo Cantiello is an astrophysicist working as an associate specialist at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics at University of California Santa Barbara and is chief scientist at Authorea, a collaborative web platform promoting Open Science. Matteo and Chris sit down to discuss belief, the expansion of the universe, gravity, science, and too many other mind blowing things to list.
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