Episode 81 – Jennifer Zhang

This episode features producer, actress, model, cosplayer, and singer, Jennifer Zhang.  Michael and Jennifer discuss creative lapses, cosplaying, donuts, exercise, acting, Batman: The Animated Series, viral videos, fan films, true nerdiness, bullshit filters, horror films, Evil Inside, J-Horror, The Ring, masculinity, Bowie, celebrity deaths 2016, gender fluidity, childhood cosplay, peaceful resolutions, her album Emocean, Electronic Dance Music, community, DC Comics, Batman, Star Trek, Doctor Who, anime, and video games.

This episode is sponsored by WhedonCon 2017. Get your single day or full weekend tickets at http://whedoncon.com

LINKS
Jennifer Zhang offical site   
Jennifer Zhang on Instagram 
Jennifer Zhang on Twitter 
Jennifer Zhang on Facebook
DK’s Donuts
Evil Inside (2012)

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Episode 67 – Christopher Chen

This week’s guest is actor Christopher Chen. See Chris in an upcoming episode of Modern Family on ABC, Wednesday, March 23. Michael, and Kitty talked to Chris about acting, creative arts, creative burnout, food service, getting paid for your art, 99 seat theaters, following your passion, improv, iO West, representation, Asian actors, Ken Jeong, Tennessee Williams, the business side of entertainment, overcoming fear, nail polish, sketch comedy, support systems, paying for creative work, auditions, The Academy Awards, celebrity encounters, Asian racism in entertainment, and Mulan.

LINKS
ChristopherChen on IMDb
ChristopherChen on Twitter
ChristopherChenActor on Facebook
iO West Improv
Modern Family on ABC

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Episode 62 – Joel Murray

Our guest is comedian, writer, and director, Joel Murray. Joel and Michael talked about improv, comedy, acting, Dave Pasquesi, The Second City, the Murray family, golf, growing up in Chicago, bottle rockets, teenage sex, planned parenthood, Donald Trump, Greg Proops, acting, show business, Jay Leno, Two Broke Girls, Merv Griffin, 70s TV, fitness, David Bowie, The Exit, SCTV, The National Lampoon Radio Hour, Dr. Demento, Andrea Martin, Catherine O’Hara, Whose Line is  it Anyway?, celebrity deaths, Ground Control Karaoke, and movies.

LINKS
Joel Murray on Twitter
Joel Murray on Instagram
TJ and Dave
The Second City
Whose Live Anyway
Baby Doe’s in Denver
Two Broke Girls
The Bob Newhart Show on Hulu
The Exit
SCTV
The National Lampoon Radio Hour
David Bowie and Queen Under Pressure vocals only
Sophie and the Rising Sun (2016)
Mr. Pig (2016)
Lamb (2015)

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Episode 49a – Wayne Federman

Michael attended the Los Angeles Podcast Festival and sat down to chat with actor and comedian Wayne Federman about Six Flags, podcasts, James Bond, Wayne’s career, and his upcoming comedy retrospective called, The Chronicles of Federman coming out October 16.

LINKS
Wayne Federman’s official website
A Special Thing Records
The Wayne Federman International Film Festival
Wayne Federman on Facebook
Wayne Federman on Twitter
Wayne Federman on YouTube

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Episode 43 – Kevin M. Connolly

This week, Michael and Kitty chat with voice actor, Kevin M. Connolly about Trainwreck, voice acting, demos, the VO industry, anime, Shadoe Stevens, audio books, Batman: The Killing Joke, Mark Hamill, DC comics franchise choices, Wonder Woman, Marvel Comics films, DC vs. Marvel comic book TV shows, Ant-Man, and comic book collectibles.

LINKS
Kevin M. Connolly on Facebook
Kevin M. Connolly on Twitter
315 Studio

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Episode 20 – Andrew Michael Harlander

Our guest this week is actor, writer, musician, radio and club DJ, Andrew Michael Harlander. Michael and Andrew talk about having deaf parents, acting, band politics, tightrope walker Philippe Petit, Criminal Minds, starting a creative career, radio DJing, Heath Ledger, Seattle and Portland, the evolution of Alternative music, music videos, stand-up comedy, voiceover acting, finding your voice, working toward your dreams, and the recording industry.

LINKS
Andrew Michael Harlander on IMDB
@DJdrewling
Andrew Harlander on Facebook
Kill Switch…Klick
Philippe Petit
Zoe Kazan
On the Edge on C89.5

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Episode 15 – Michael Coleman

Our guest is creator of Tales of the Extraordinary and Adventure, writer and actor, Michael Coleman. We talked about the origins of our podcast, Dungeon Master, Tales of the Extraordinary, Adventure, voiceover acting, learning Russian vs. Japanese, teaching in Japan, appropriating comedy, nerd and alternative culture vs. normals, The Shadow of Mordor, Skyrim, 90s concerts, modern music, Doctor Who, and cosplaying as Little Finger.

LINKS
Michael Coleman’s website

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