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.


  • B.E.E. - Dana Brunetti - 6/12/17

    B.E.E. - Dana Brunetti - 6/12/17

    12/06/2017 Duração: 01h53min

    Film Producer Dana Brunetti and Bret Easton Ellis discuss the demise of the movie theater experience, Alec Baldwin, House of Cards and making The Social Network.

  • B.E.E. - Walter Hill - 5/1/17

    B.E.E. - Walter Hill - 5/1/17

    01/05/2017 Duração: 01h50min

    Walter Hill and Bret Easton Ellis discuss The Assignment, identity politics, Sam Peckinpah and directing Eddie Murphy in 48 Hours.

  • B.E.E. - Andrew McCarthy - 4/17/17

    B.E.E. - Andrew McCarthy - 4/17/17

    17/04/2017 Duração: 01h12min

    Andrew McCarthy and Bret Easton Ellis discuss making Less Than Zero, Leonardo DiCaprio, the ending of Pretty in Pink and travel writing.

  • B.E.E. - Sam Outlaw - 3/27/17

    B.E.E. - Sam Outlaw - 3/27/17

    27/03/2017 Duração: 01h37min

    Musician Sam Outlaw and Bret Easton Ellis discuss the moral superiority movement, leaving an advertising career to focus on music, the role of a record producer and The Boys of Summer.

  • B.E.E. - Mick Garris - 3/13/17

    B.E.E. - Mick Garris - 3/13/17

    13/03/2017 Duração: 01h27min

    Mick Garris and Bret Easton Ellis discuss adapting the works of Stephen King, the pessimism of horror, the Psycho shower scene and Wes Craven.

  • B.E.E. - Laura Jane Grace - 12/19/16

    B.E.E. - Laura Jane Grace - 12/19/16

    19/12/2016 Duração: 01h26min

    Laura Jane Grace and Bret Easton Ellis discuss the artistic benefits of being bullied, Caitlyn Jenner, the record vs. the single and Butch Vig.

  • B.E.E. - Owen Gleiberman - 12/5/16

    B.E.E. - Owen Gleiberman - 12/5/16

    05/12/2016 Duração: 01h33min

    Film critic Owen Gleiberman and Bret Easton Ellis discuss fanboy culture, Carrie, Jonathan Demme and criticism functioning as marketing.

  • B.E.E. - Anne Heche - 11/21/16

    B.E.E. - Anne Heche - 11/21/16

    21/11/2016 Duração: 01h35min

    Anne Heche and Bret Easton Ellis discuss the career effects of being in a high-profile gay relationship in Hollywood, equality in the film industry, the decline of the movie set experience and Aftermath.

  • B.E.E. - Mark Duplass - 10/31/16

    B.E.E. - Mark Duplass - 10/31/16

    31/10/2016 Duração: 01h29min

    Mark Duplass and Bret Easton Ellis discuss Blue Jay, the struggles of working within the studio system, making movies for Netflix and Togetherness.

  • B.E.E. - Paul Schrader - 10/17/16

    B.E.E. - Paul Schrader - 10/17/16

    17/10/2016 Duração: 01h34min

    Paul Schrader and Bret Easton Ellis discuss American Gigolo, Dog Eat Dog, screenwriting as oral tradition and Steven Spielberg.

  • B.E.E. - Larry Clark - 9/26/16

    B.E.E. - Larry Clark - 9/26/16

    26/09/2016 Duração: 01h15min

    Larry Clark and Bret Easton Ellis discuss making Bully, photographing Tulsa, controversy as a gateway to success and John Cassavetes.

  • B.E.E. - Moby - 9/12/16

    B.E.E. - Moby - 9/12/16

    12/09/2016 Duração: 01h14min

    Moby and Bret Easton Ellis discuss writing memoir, John Cheever, the success of Play and Bob Seger.

  • B.E.E. - Peter Bogdanovich - 8/15/16

    B.E.E. - Peter Bogdanovich - 8/15/16

    15/08/2016 Duração: 01h25min

    Peter Bogdanovich and Bret Easton Ellis discuss The Last Picture Show, turning down The Godfather, Sue Mengers and technology in filmmaking.

  • B.E.E. - Alex Gibney - 7/25/16

    B.E.E. - Alex Gibney - 7/25/16

    25/07/2016 Duração: 01h16min

    Alex Gibney and Bret Easton Ellis discuss Zero Days, the dangers of secrecy, The Jinx and the manipulation of truth in documentaries.

  • B.E.E. - Karyn Kusama - 7/11/16

    B.E.E. - Karyn Kusama - 7/11/16

    11/07/2016 Duração: 01h23min

    Karyn Kusama and Bret Easton Ellis discuss The Invitation, Warren Beatty, Sundance ideology and being an artist in the studio system.

  • B.E.E. - Illeana Douglas - 6/27/16

    B.E.E. - Illeana Douglas - 6/27/16

    27/06/2016 Duração: 01h22min

    Illeana Douglas and Bret Easton Ellis discuss Easy Rider, the eroticism of watching movies, rejecting method acting and Leni Riefenstahl.