Episode 63 – Tara Price

Our guest is filmmaker, Tara Price. Tara and I met at Ground Control by way of kind introduction by former Something2XP guest, Patrick Duncan. Tara and I talked about her short film The Routine, science fiction, The Twilight Zone, retro sci-fi, 50s and 60s culture revival, Ray Bradbury, timeless art, David Lynch, challenging art, Doctor Who, Tales from the Dark Side, The X-Files, Twin Peaks, time travel, Dean Stockwell, accents, Mad Max, representation in media, #OscarsSoWhite, systemic intersectionality in media, roles for women, Ellen Ripley, feminism, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Sisters, comedians in drama, Bridesmaids, Robin Williams, The World According to Garp, John Lithgow, John Irving, The Office, Fight Club, Harry Potter, Alan Rickman, nail polish, the death of intolerance, unixex bathrooms, entitlement, parenting, Las Vegas, creative minds, Bowie, death, short films, visual storytelling, John Nance, her new film Earworm, and the New Year. 

LINKS
Tara Price on Twitter
Tara Price on Facebook
Tara Price on Vimeo
Dana DeLorenzo

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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 59 – Bryan Belleza

Our guest is graphic designer and yogic acrobat, Bryan Belleza. Bryan, Kitty, and Michael talked about tequila, Andy Dick, Dick Grayson, spoilers, Star Wars, dick, 80s afternoon cartoons, variety shows, Ghostbusters, Tom Hiddleston, Indiana Jones, MMA, Rocky Balboa, fantasy violence vs. reality, Chuck Palahniuk, comics, Batman, Filipino culture, drugs, hipsters, intoxication, work spouses, Michael’s wife Dani, acroyoga, weight loss, eating pussy, porn, and Christmas music. 

LINKS
Bryan Belleza on Instagram
Sebastian Shaw (actor)
The Noid
Work spouses
Acroyoga
Acromaps
Sebastian Shaw (Actor)
Sebastian Shaw (comics)

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Episode 57 – Patrick Duncan

Our guest is LA filmmaker, actor, and writer, Patrick Duncan. Michael, Kitty, and Patrick discussed karaoke, live theatre, Patrick’s short film Jes and Lora, The Twilight Zone, Star Wars, David Lynch, screenwriting, Rod Serling, The Night Gallery, Sexism in Cinema, American Puritanism, Control, female writers, Follow the Money, Splice, May, female villains and protagonists, wielding privilege well, racism, institutional systemic sexism, Masters of Sex, sex ed, STDs, Planned Parenthood, domestic terrorism, Doctor Who, Sarah Jane Smith, and safe spaces.

LINKS
Patrick Duncan on Facebook
We Make Movies official site
WeMakeMoviez on Twitter
WeMakeMovies on Facebook
JesAndLora on Twitter
Jes and Lora on Facebook
Support Something2XP via Audible.com

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Episode 51 – Return to the Real World

Michael and Kitty talked about Wasteland Weekend, LA Podfest, Lost Angels, Dr. Ken, The Muppets, Crimson Peak, male vs. female nudity, Doctor Who, horror movies, and books.

LINKS
Wasteland Weekend
Lost Angels
The Muppets on ABC
Dr. Ken on ABC

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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 49 – Los Angeles Podfest

Michael attended the Los Angeles Podcast Festival while Kitty Brown was preparing for Wasteland Weekend. Michael podcasted with several independent podcasters at the festival: Patrick Foss of Repeat All, Aaron Brodkin of What the Pod F Bang Bang, Will Runion of, Scrambled Brains and the upcoming Lake Kinnikinnick, David Spencer of Thank You, Internet, Emil Grecian and Morgan Pratt, Shawn Marek and Jen Stansfield of Worst Collection Ever, and Marc Hershon of Succotash.

LINKS
Los Angeles Podcast Festival
Repeat All
What the Pod F Bang Bang
Scrambled Brains
Lake Kinnikinnick LA Podfest preview
Thank You, Internet
Emil Grecian
Morgan Pratt – Kiss Kiss Bangs Bangs Trivia
Worst Collection Ever
Succotash

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Episode 48 – Ron Swallow

Michael and Kitty chat with comedian Ron Swallow about Martial Arts, Star Trek, Marvel and DC Comics, stand-up comedy, acting, goth culture, kink and consent, treating people with respect, on-line dating, Doctor Who, Panda Express, racial comedy, wealth disparity, office jobs, roller derby, racism, small dicks, David Bowie, big dicks, The Elfstones of Shannara, Dear White People, Parks and Recreation, lazy comedy, Star Wars, the Krampus, horror movies, Twitter, nerdy shirts, Sith vs. Jedi, Disney, and archery.

LINKS
Liquid Zoo Open Mic Wednesdays
Ron Swallow on Facebook 
Ron Swallow on Twitter
Ron Swallow on Instagram
Kitty on Instagram
Michael on Instagram

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Episode 46 – John Perez

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.

LINKS
Casa Bonita
John Perez on Twitter
Obsidian Entertainment
South Park: The Stick of Truth
Action Lab Comics
Archon on Comixology

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Episode 45 – Daemon Noir

This week, Michael and Kitty spoke with LA club promoter, musician, and DJ Daemon Noir about adult beverages, DJing, goth clubs, music, HexRx, PyschoCypher, The Beer Snobs Podcast, manbuns, genre fiction, Twilight, The Strain, internet viewing, comic book TV, archery, podcasts, Kevin Smith, man stuff, other DJs, comics movies, Batman vs. Superman, Captain Marvel, video games, KOTOR, Jedi vs. Sith, Dragon Age: Inquisition, Mr. Robot, Christian Slater, Daredevil, Horns, Gotham, X-Men Apocalypse, and Supergirl.

LINKS
PsychoCypher official site
Daemon Noir on Twitter
HexRx

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