Joe Meyers

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Joe Meyers, co-host of Podcast Macabre and It's On My List, sat down with me on a rainy Los Angeles morning to discuss the movies that made him who he is. Join us, as we talk about sweating out Halloween, askew love, containing your Walter, and legal disclaimers.

Laura Cathrine

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Laura Cathrine, college English instructor and Post Script Editorial Assistant, sat down with me during a recent visit from Texas to talk about the movies that made her who she is today. Join us, as we discuss oddball tribes, exacerbating Sinese, black and white foreign war movies, and aunt-moms & cuz-bros.

Elysabeth Alfano

Elysabeth Alfano, host of Awesome Vegans, Accidental Vegan Chef, and The Celebrity Dinner Party sat down with me to chat about the movies that influenced her to be the amazing, creative woman she is today.  Join us, as we discuss one take beauty, refusing the back seat, relaxation at the Circle K, and vegetarian elections.

Major Monogram & Dr Doofenshmirtz

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For this very special LIVE episode, I'm joined by Major Francis Monogram, head of OWCA (the Organization Without a Cool Acronym) and Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz, head of Doofenshmirtz Evil Inc., who took some time out from their busy days on Disney's Phineas and Ferb, to share a few of the movies that made them the men of good and evil, respectively, they are today. Enjoy the fun, as we discuss majestic women with low names, Theodore Poopypants, Rutherford B. Hayes' beard, Telephonenumber-inators, and diabolical plots.

Jeremiah Jacobs

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Jeremiah Jacobs, aka The Heartbreak Time Machine, musician, and composer of the Movies Made Me theme music, and also my cousin, sat down with me to talk about the movies that made him the talented and interesting man he is today. Join us, as we discuss listening to yourself, ostriches and spray paint, eleven foot moments, and atheist bible songs.

Neil Landau

Neil Landau, author of TV Writing on Demand: Creating Great Content in the Digital Era; co-screenwriter of Don't Tell Mom The Babysitter's Dead (with episode 17 guest Tara Ison); and Assistant Dean, Special Programs and Associate Director, MFA Screenwriting - Writing for Television with the UCLA School of Film & Television, sat down with me to share the movies that made him. Join us, as we discuss incorrigible optimism, real-life fictional father figures, uncertainty ever after, and poking bears.

Trevor Dillon

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Trevor Dillon, Programming Director at The Frida Cinema in Santa Ana, CA and Writer/Director with Ghost Party Pictures, sits down with me to talk about the movies that made him. Join us, as we discuss tiny boat epics, venturing adventure, comfort food, and the timeless West.


Tony Wayne

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Tony Wayne, actor who has appeared in numerous episodes of Fox's 24, as well starring in the feature film Pinch (directed by episode 43 guest Jake Lloyd), sat down with me to discuss the movies that made him who he is. Join us, as we discuss the clap, Shakespeare of the Valley, Russian influence, and beginner's luck.

Long Beach Comic Con 2018

Long Beach Comic Con's Artist Alley is rich with amazingly talented people, each offering their own unique approach to the creation of art and merchandise for fans of pop culture. I recorded with a variety of these creators and asked each to share a movie that influenced them to be who they are today.  Please be sure to visit the websites and social media for each of my guests, follow them, and, perhaps, buy some of their work!

Comic-Con International: San Diego 2018

I spent the first day of Comic-Con International: San Diego recording with con-goers who attended our Podcast Advocates panel, artists selling their amazing work on Artist's Alley, and creators in the Small Press area.  Each of them shared with me a movie that influenced them to be who they are today.  Please be sure to visit the websites and social media for each of my guests, follow them, and, perhaps, buy some of their work!

Mike Schmidt

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Mike Schmidt, comedian and host of the long-running podcast, The 40 Year Old Boy, sits down with me to talk about the movies that made him the man he is today.  Join us, as we discuss Caan men, the Bemidji Holiday Inn, podunk phenomenons, and language lessons.

Jarrett Siefert

Jarrett Seifert, co-host of Bombs Away, sat down with me immediately after I recorded with his co-host Jonathan Young (see episode 87) in their recording studio in the projection booth of the Frida Cinema in Santa Ana, CA, to talk about the movies that made him who he is.  Listen in, as we discuss scrappy villains, two year binges, Hot Topic ads, and background comedy noise.

Jonathan Young

Jonathan Young, co-host of Bombs Away , invited me into the recording studio in the projection booth of the Frida Cinema in Santa Ana, CA, to talk about the movies that made him who he is.  Listen in, as we discuss childhood in a cabinet, singing history, striving for Stratton, and words for the unwordable.


WonderCon 2018

I spent two days at this year's WonderCon Anaheim and had a great time talking with a whole bunch of truly amazing creators throughout Artist's Alley.  I asked each artist to tell me about one movie that influenced them to be who they are.  While I was there, I also caught up with a couple past guests of the show, who were selling their awesome artwork to the throngs of con-goers. 

Jackie Kashian

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Jackie Kashian, comedian and host of The Dork Forest and The Jackie and Laurie Show podcasts sat down with me to chat about the movies that influenced her to be the woman she is today.  Join us, as we discuss Opie moments, vagina altars, cussing with integrity, and basement time machines.

*My apologies for the sound issues on this episode.  I swear we were in the same room!  Happily, Jackie's side of the conversation came through loud and clear, and she's the one you really want to hear from, anyway!*