BRET EASTON ELLIS PODCAST

Controversial best-selling author and screenwriter Bret Easton Ellis delivers a weekly glimpse into one of popular culture's most fascinating minds. The entertainment industry's top writers, directors, actors and musicians will join Bret to discuss the issues and complexities that keep the creative world turning as we experience this intriguing period in our planet's history. The same sensibilities that have formed Bret's impressive catalog in literature and film will be on display with each and every new episode of The Bret Easton Ellis Podcast.
LATEST EPISODE
B.E.E. - Jason Schwartzman - 8/24/15
8/24/2015 
01:19:12 
Jason Schwartzman and Bret Easton Ellis discuss nepotism in Hollywood, David O. Russell... Show More
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PAST EPISODES
B.E.E. - Sean Baker - 8/10/15
8/10/2015 
01:27:56 
Filmmaker Sean Baker and Bret Easton Ellis discuss Tangerine, groupthink ideology in the... Show More
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B.E.E. - Shirley Manson - 7/27/15
7/27/2015 
01:15:50 
Shirley Manson and Bret Easton Ellis discuss Amy Winehouse, the lack of angry women in... Show More
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B.E.E. - Anthony Jeselnik - 7/20/15
7/20/2015 
01:15:29 
Anthony Jeselnik and Bret Easton Ellis discuss offensiveness in humor, writing workshops... Show More
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B.E.E. - Jonathan Ames - 6/29/15
6/29/2015 
01:13:54 
Writer Jonathan Ames and Bret Easton Ellis discuss Princeton, Josh Duggar, gender transition... Show More
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B.E.E. - Peaches - 6/22/15
6/22/2015 
01:12:31 
Peaches and Bret Easton Ellis discuss sexuality in pop music, Lady Gaga, gender identity and... Show More
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B.E.E. - Jason Blum - 6/15/15
6/15/2015 
01:14:02 
Film producer Jason Blum and Bret Easton Ellis discuss producing Whiplash, Alfred Hitchcock... Show More
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B.E.E. - Kelly Marcel - 6/8/15
6/8/2015 
01:20:06 
Screenwriter Kelly Marcel and Bret Easton Ellis discuss writing the screenplay for Fifty Shades... Show More
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B.E.E. - Andrew Haigh - 6/1/15
6/1/2015 
01:14:18 
Filmmaker Andrew Haigh and Bret Easton Ellis discuss Looking, the collision of sex and... Show More
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B.E.E. - Ariel Pink - 5/26/15
5/26/2015 
01:05:24 
Ariel Pink and Bret Easton Ellis discuss Frank Sinatra, the creative effects of romantic... Show More
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B.E.E. - Bruce Wagner - 5/18/15
5/18/2015 
01:19:52 
Novelist and screenwriter Bruce Wagner and Bret Easton Ellis discuss Maps to the Stars, F.... Show More
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B.E.E. - Molly Ringwald - 5/11/15
5/11/2015 
01:15:22 
Molly Ringwald and Bret Easton Ellis discuss John Hughes, being a muse, helicopter parenting... Show More
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B.E.E. - Alex Ross Perry - 5/4/15
5/4/2015 
01:16:14 
Director, screenwriter, and actor Alex Ross Perry joins Bret Easton Ellis. Show More
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B.E.E. - Alex Ross Perry Preview
4/28/2015 
00:05:33 
Director, screenwriter, and actor Alex Ross Perry joins Bret Easton Ellis. Show More
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B.E.E. - James Gray - 11/10/14
11/10/2014 
01:04:18 
Screenwriter/Director James Gray joined Bret Easton Ellis last May to discuss the current state... Show More
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B.E.E. - Marilyn Manson Part 2 - 11/03/14
11/3/2014 
01:02:42 
In this special Encore presentation, Marilyn Manson joins Bret Easton Ellis in part two of a... Show More
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B.E.E. - Marilyn Manson Part 2 - 11/03/14
11/3/2014 
01:02:42 
In this special Encore presentation, Marilyn Manson joins Bret Easton Ellis in part two of a... Show More
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B.E.E. - Marilyn Manson - 10/27/14
10/27/2014 
01:00:09 
In this special Encore presentation, Marilyn Manson joins Bret Easton Ellis in part one of a... Show More
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B.E.E. - James Deen - 10/20/14
10/20/2014 
  
Adult film star James Deen and Bret Easton Ellis discuss Gone Girl, making The Canyons, the... Show More
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B.E.E. - Rose McGowan - 10/6/14
10/6/2014 
  
Rose McGowan and Bret Easton Ellis discuss sexism in the film industry, the Beverly Hills Hotel... Show More
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B.E.E. - Matthew Weiner - 9/29/14
9/29/2014 
  
Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner and Bret Easton Ellis discuss cinematic elements in television... Show More
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B.E.E. - Gerard Way - 9/22/14
9/22/2014 
  
Former My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way and Bret Easton Ellis discuss being in New York... Show More
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B.E.E. - Tom Sizemore - 9/15/14
9/15/2014 
  
Tom Sizemore and Bret Easton Ellis discuss the current movie landscape, Stella Adler vs. Lee... Show More
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B.E.E. - Ti West - 9/8/14
9/8/2014 
  
Ti West and Bret Easton Ellis discuss The House of the Devil, Alan Smithee, pure cinema and... Show More
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B.E.E. - Rob Zombie - 9/2/14
9/2/2014 
  
Rob Zombie and Bret Easton Ellis discuss their Charles Manson project, remaking John... Show More
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B.E.E. - Ira Sachs - 8/25/14
8/25/2014 
  
Ira Sachs and Bret Easton Ellis discuss Love Is Strange, ideology in content, the disappearance... Show More
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B.E.E. - Kanye Part 2 - Encore
8/18/2014 
  
Part two of Kanye West on The Bret Easton Ellis Podcast. Bret and Kanye continue their... Show More
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B.E.E. - Kanye West Encore
8/11/2014 
  
Kanye West joins Bret Easton Ellis to discuss their mutual passion for film and pop culture as... Show More
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B.E.E. - Alonso Duralde - 8/4/14
8/4/2014 
  
Film critic Alonso Duralde and Bret Easton Ellis discuss the movies of 2014, the current role... Show More
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B.E.E. - Matthew Modine - 7/28/14
7/28/2014 
  
Matthew Modine and Bret Easton Ellis discuss naturalism in film, making Full Metal Jacket with... Show More
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B.E.E. - Michael Tolkin - 7/14/14
7/14/2014 
  
Screenwriter and novelist Michael Tolkin joins Bret Easton Ellis to discuss pragmatism in... Show More
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B.E.E. - Alexandre Aja - 6/30/14
6/30/2014 
  
French filmmaker Alexandre Aja and Bret Easton Ellis discuss New French Extremism, boundaries... Show More
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B.E.E. - James Van Der Beek - 6/23/14
6/23/2014 
  
James Van Der Beek and Bret Easton Ellis discuss The Rules of Attraction, network television... Show More
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B.E.E. - Nicholas Jarecki - 6/16/14
6/16/2014 
  
Nicholas Jarecki and Bret Easton Ellis discuss making The Informers, Edward Snowden, film noir... Show More
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B.E.E. - Twitter Questions - 6/9/14
6/9/2014 
  
Bret Easton Ellis discusses horror films, Jonah Hill, detaching from criticism and Elliot... Show More
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B.E.E. - James Gray - 5/26/14
5/26/2014 
  
James Gray and Bret Easton Ellis discuss the current state of the moviegoing experience, film... Show More
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B.E.E. - Doug Stanhope - 5/19/14
5/19/2014 
  
Doug Stanhope and Bret Easton Ellis discuss the consequences of free speech, sincerity in... Show More
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B.E.E. - Kurt Vile - 5/12/14
5/12/2014 
  
Kurt Vile and Bret Easton Ellis discuss popularity, Randy Newman, the perils of Wikipedia and... Show More
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B.E.E. - Marc Maron - 5/5/14
5/5/2014 
  
Marc Maron and Bret Easton Ellis discuss human connection through transparency, the pageantry... Show More
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B.E.E. - Alan Ball - 4/28/14
4/28/2014 
  
Alan Ball and Bret Easton Ellis discuss the meaning of True Blood, bad writing habits... Show More
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B.E.E. - Community's Jim Rash - 4/21/14
4/21/2014 
  
Jim Rash and Bret Easton Ellis discuss True Detective, message movies, the pilot process and... Show More
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B.E.E. - Adam Carolla - 4/14/14
4/14/2014 
  
Adam Carolla and Bret Easton Ellis discuss patent trolls, poptimism, the importance of grit and... Show More
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B.E.E. - Ivan Reitman - 4/07/14
4/7/2014 
  
Ivan Reitman and Bret Easton Ellis discuss Draft Day, the relationship between studios and... Show More
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B.E.E. - Fred Armisen & Carrie Brownstein -...
3/31/2014 
  
Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein join Bret Easton Ellis to discuss gender in entertainment... Show More
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B.E.E. - Doors drummer John Densmore - 3/24/14
3/24/2014 
  
Drummer of The Doors John Densmore and Bret Easton Ellis discuss the intersection of rock music... Show More
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B.E.E. - Stephen Malkmus - 3/17/14
3/17/2014 
  
Stephen Malkmus, frontman of Pavement and The Jicks joins Bret Easton Ellis to discuss... Show More
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B.E.E. - Ezra Koenig - 3/10/14
3/10/2014 
  
Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend and Bret Easton Ellis discuss Generation Wuss, dealing with... Show More
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B.E.E. - Joe Swanberg - 3/3/14
3/3/2014 
  
Joe Swanberg and Bret Easton Ellis discuss making movies on a microbudget, improvised vs.... Show More
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B.E.E. - Gus Van Sant - 2/24/14
2/24/2014 
  
Gus Van Sant and Bret Easton Ellis discuss the Golden Suicides, Fifty Shades of Grey, Dallas... Show More
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B.E.E. - BJ Novak - 2/17/14
2/17/2014 
  
BJ Novak and Bret Easton Ellis discuss the art of writing fiction, the pros and cons of book... Show More
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B.E.E. - BJ Novak - 2/17/14
2/17/2014 
  
BJ Novak and Bret Easton Ellis discuss the art of writing fiction, the pros and cons of book... Show More
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B.E.E. - Brandon Boyd - 2/10/14
2/10/2014 
  
Lead singer of Incubus Brandon Boyd and Bret Easton Ellis discuss the limitations of coolness... Show More
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B.E.E. - Michael Ian Black - 2/3/14
2/3/2014 
  
Michael Ian Black and Bret Easton Ellis discuss The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, boundaries in... Show More
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B.E.E. - Matt Berninger - 1/27/14
1/27/2014 
  
Lead singer of The National Matt Berninger joins Bret Easton Ellis to discuss the band's... Show More
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B.E.E. - Twitter Questions - 1/20/14
1/20/2014 
  
Bret Easton Ellis discusses The Wolf of Wall Street and takes questions from his Twitter... Show More
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B.E.E. - Kevin Smith Part 2 - 1/13/14
1/13/2014 
  
Kevin Smith and Bret Easton Ellis discuss selling out in Hollywood, Stanley Kubrick and Brian... Show More
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B.E.E. - Kevin Smith Part 1 - 1/6/14
1/6/2014 
  
Kevin Smith joins Bret Easton Ellis to discuss cinephilia, analog vs. digital culture and Blue... Show More
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B.E.E. - Chuck Klosterman - 12/30/13
12/30/2013 
  
Author Chuck Klosterman joins Bret Easton Ellis to discuss Miley Cyrus, social media, Jennifer... Show More
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B.E.E. - Judd Apatow Part 2 - 12/23/13
12/23/2013 
  
Part 2 of Judd Apatow on The Bret Easton Ellis Podcast. Show More
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B.E.E. - Judd Apatow Part 1 - 12/16/13
12/16/2013 
  
Judd Apatow joins Bret Easton Ellis to discuss filmmaking, Fruitvale Station and snark. This is... Show More
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B.E.E. - Marilyn Manson Part 2 - 12/09/13
12/9/2013 
  
Marilyn Manson and Bret Easton Ellis discuss celebrity personas, Barack Obama, Sex and the City... Show More
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B.E.E. - Marilyn Manson Part 2 - 12/09/13
12/9/2013 
  
Marilyn Manson and Bret Easton Ellis discuss celebrity personas, Barack Obama, Sex and the City... Show More
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B.E.E. - Marilyn Manson Part 1 - 12/02/13
12/2/2013 
  
Marilyn Manson joins Bret Easton Ellis in part one of a two-part conversation about film... Show More
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B.E.E. - Kanye Part 2 - 11/25/13
11/25/2013 
  
Part two of Kanye West on The Bret Easton Ellis Podcast. Bret and Kanye continue their... Show More
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B.E.E. - Kanye Part 1 - 11/18/2013
11/18/2013 
  
Kanye West joins Bret Easton Ellis to discuss their mutual passion for film and pop culture as... Show More
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