This episode features homemaker, and founder of The Contrary Dame jewelry, Mary Soracco. Michael and Mary discussed small businesses, mentorship, self-study, big business, big pharma, big medicine, conscription, making a difference, pop culture, pop music, ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic, The Tomorrow Show with Tom Snyder, nice celebrities, James Corden, Johnny Carson, Jimmy Kimmel, Banksy, The Contrary Dame, psychology, allyship, allyship failures, smart people, privilege, fear of change, growth, The Worldwide Women’s March, equality, worker’s rights, inclusivity, intersectionality, unity, racism, social divide, the status quo, cable news, TV, women’s issues, Ian Curtis, and depressing music.
This week, Michael and Kitty chatted with video game animator and comic book writer, John Perez. They discuss Orange County, Christian Roman, animation, Disney 3D vs. 2D, storyboarding, latino media culture, Six Sigma, animation houses, Obsidian Entertainment, South Park: The Stick of Truth, Casa Bonita, creepy ravens, sopapillas, New Orleans, celebrity encounters, big studio animation production, comics, Archon, TV, comics adaptations, and podcasts.
Ash and Michael reviewed 2014 and talked about the Hendo Hoverboard, the Hyperloop, Doctor Who, The Hobbit, Christopher Lee, teen marketing, 2015 and 2016 releases, celebrity and comedy deaths, Boyhood, John Cusack, file hacking scandals, celebrity doppelgangers, Satanism, True Detective, Existentialism, interconnective technology, 2014 movies, Matthew Mcconaughey, stand-up comedy, insensitive holiday songs, time travel in media, sci-fi series, and 2014 music.