Episode 25: Monica Parker

Monica Parker, author of Getting Waisted: A Survival Guide to Being Fat in a Society That Loves Thin and OMG! How Children See God; co-writer of the beloved animated film All Dogs Go To Heaven; and theater, film and television actor, joins us to delve into the films that have influenced her to become the woman she is today.  Listen in, as we discuss the power of packaging, discovering your inner Norma Rae, enjoying violence (in the proper places), and philosophical spirals.

We’re giving you a heads-up that you won’t want to miss episode 26, coming February 22!  We’re celebrating the first anniversary of the Movies Made Me podcast by bringing back five guests from past episodes for a free-wheeling group conversation looking back at the year.  Join the fun with Jeff “Swampy” Marsh (episode 7), Janet Joyce Holden (episode 2), Michelle Nava (episode 3), Dan Shippey (episode 8), and Kelly Shippey (episode 13)!  Mark your calendar and join the party!

Don’t forget, you can now view and download the Complete List of Influential Films chosen by our guests.  With over 100 films mentioned, so far, you can discover plenty of amazing movies to enjoy!  Be sure to use our Contact Us page to let us know when our guests have inspired you to watch something you’ve never seen before, or when they’ve given you a new way of seeing an old favorite.

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Click here to listen to Episode 25.

Here are a few links to items of interest mentioned in episode 25:

Getting Waisted: A Survival Guide to Being Fat in a Society That Loves Thin on Amazon

OMG! How Children See God on Amazon


Monica Parker on IMDB


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