This episode features veteran Los Angeles Nuart Theater Sins O’ The Flesh Rocky Horror shadow cast member and burlesque performer, Deb Kavis and her partner, artist Jesse Ledina. Deb, Jesse, and Michael talked about creativity, Sins O’ The Flesh, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, being an inspiration, social awakening, The Ogden Theatre, Lair of the White Worm, The White Buffalo, Slim Pickens, kink, burlesque, Alan Tudyk, broadening fandom, normalization, Oingo Boingo, Nitzer Ebb, art that holds up, Bowie, how Deb and Jesse met, karaoke and Twin Peaks.
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.
This week, we chatted about Fourth of July weekend barbecues, nonconformity, the goth lifestyle, social anxiety, Orange is the New Black, the American prison system, Marriage Equality, Inside Out, ballet, drinking, Terminator Genisys, Dope, fun franchise movies of 2015, Benedict Cumberbatch, dumping cable, streaming services, Hannibal, entertainment technology, Twin Peaks, actress nude scene consent, bein’ nekkid, parenting, Amy Schumer, comedy and satire, women of color stereotypes, America Ferrera, latin media, Jane the Virgin, and being stared at by John Cleese.
Joining us again is Something2XP’s own Superfriend, Kitty Brown. This week we nerd out about stand-up, Marvel movies, Star Wars, moviegoing etiquette, Amy Schumer, Bruce Jenner, transgender struggle, being a good ally, The Jack and Triumph Show, Star Wars video games, Ex Machina, Inside Out, new Twin Peaks, Ant-Man, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., spy movie gadgets, Spectre, Never Say Never Again, nerd roots, Star Wars vs. Star Trek, Fantasy vs. Science Fiction, Nichelle Nichols, Iceman, LGBT normalcy, social equality and change, Star Wars pick-up lines, Tomorrowland, the Ghostbusters reboot, Terminator: Genisys, and Mad Max: Fury Road.