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DENNIS ANYONE? with Dennis Hensley

Welcome to Dennis Anyone, a podcast about making things up and making things happen. I love to talk to creative types about what they do and how they do it. Hope you enjoy my conversations as much as I do. - Dennis H.

Mar 16, 2015

Dennis visits the West Hollywood home of actor-writer Tom Lenk to discuss his new dorkumentary "Nerdgasm" and his one-man show "Heavy Petting," which hits LA March 29th. Tom talks about the inspiration for "Heavy Petting," which is about all the pets he had growing up, including a homophobic parrot named Sarah. He talks about performing his previous show "Nerdgasm" at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and realizing that he is, in fact, a nerd, not just someone who plays nerds on TV. Other topics include appearing on Broadway in "Rock of Ages," winning a SAG Award for "Argo," and what it was like to be part of the "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" universe as Andrew.  His appearances in "The MisMatch Game" are also discussed, specifically how he pitches his voice so high as Heidi Klum, how much he spent a 7-11 per show as Margot Kidder, and how he manages to answer all of his Zooey Deschanel answers while crafting.  He dives into the Observation Deck, too, discussing his worst headshot, the job he was most excited to learn he got and the worst job he ever had where he got stiffed by N'Sync.