Episode 62: Gigi Johnson

Gigi Johnson, Executive Director of the UCLA Center for Music Innovation, host of the Innovating Music podcast, and creator of the Maremel Institute, recently sat down with us to discuss the movies that influenced her to be the fascinating woman she is today.  Join us, as we talk about ageing music, Bonding with friends, tracking through playlists, and anonymous alternatives.

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Here are links to items of interest mentioned in episode 62:

Innovating Music podcast

UCLA Center for Music Innovation

The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music

Maremel Institute

Gigi’s Book Club on Facebook

Dragonriders of Pern on Amazon

Working Identity: Unconventional Strategies for Reinventing Your Career by Herminia Ibarra

I Hope I Screw This Up by Kyle Cease

Be sure to join us July 24 for our next episode, featuring Andrew Linde, co-founder of the Benview Network and host of Super Mario Brothers Minute podcast, and Nothing New: A Remake Podcast!

Episode 61: Wayne Federman

Wayne Federman, comedian/actor/author/adjunct professor, recently sat down to discuss the movies that have influenced him to be who he is today.  Wayne is, perhaps, best known for his “Federman and out” cameo appearances in numerous films and television shows, including Legally Blonde, Documentary Now, and the upcoming The House (starring Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler).  A regular at the Hollywood Improv and  comedy clubs across the nation, he recently released his first stand-up CD, The Chronicles of Federman; a 3 disc set, featuring highlights from 30 years of his comedy career.  Join us, as we talk about taking lessons from bannisters, the ruins of reality, magnificent style, and rational celebration.

Have a thought to share about Wayne’s movie choices?  Want to tell us about a film that influenced you?  Have a question or comment about Movies Made Me?  Visit our Contact Us page to send us a message.  Or you can email us directly at moviesmademepod@gmail.com.  We’d love to hear from you!

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WayneFederman.com

Wayne Federman on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube

The Chronicles of Federman CD

Pete Maravich: The Authorized Biography of Pistol Pete

USC School of Dramatic Arts, Comedy (Performance) Minor

Visions of Light documentary

Kyle Cease: Evolving Out Loud

Your Erroneous Zones by Wayne Dyer

The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz & Janet Mills

The Rational Optomist by Matt Ridley

Be sure to join us July 10 for our next episode!

Episode 59: Geoffrey Ashley

Geoffrey Ashley, creator/writer of the graphic novel Frontiers, joins us for a fun chat about the movies that have influenced him to be who he is.  Listen in, as we discuss the Olivia Newton-John songbook, dark humor in dark times, Star Wars porn, and trail boss Spock.

Have a thought you want to share about Geoffrey’s influences?  Want to tell us about a film that influenced you?  Have a question or comment about Movies Made Me?  Visit our Contact Us page to send us a message.  Or you can email us directly at moviesmademepod@gmail.com.  We’d love to hear from you!

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Frontiers graphic novel

Frontiers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

Be sure to join us June 12 for our next episode!

Episode 58: Russell Nohelty

Russell Nohelty, writer/publisher of Wannabe Press, Kickstarter expert, and host of The Business of Art podcast, sits down with us to discuss his most influential movies.  Join us, as we discuss points without points, a plethora of mail planes, the funnel of life, and selling out.

Have something you’d like to say about Russell’s movie choices?  Want to share a film that influenced you?  Have a question or comment about Movies Made Me?  Visit our Contact Us page to send us a message.  Or you can email us directly at moviesmademepod@gmail.com.  We’d love to hear from you!

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Russell Nohelty online

Wannabe Press

The Business of Art podcast

Connections web series – Episode 1

Be sure to join us May 29 for episode 59, featuring Geoffrey Ashley, creator of the graphic novel Frontiers.

Episode 57: 2nd Anniversary Celebration!

After our previous technical delay, we finally bring you the Movies Made Me 2nd Anniversary Celebration!  Our amazing group of guests kindly re-convened and again recorded a free-wheeling look back at the 2nd year of the podcast, while sparking new friendships and sharing fun stories.

Our anniversary guests:

Clancy BrownActor in multiple influential movies, including Highlander, The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai: Across The Eighth Dimension, and The Shawshank Redemption.  Voice actor, best known for his role as Mr. Krabs in Spongebob Squarepants. Movies Made Me’s biggest fan! (Hear his influential films in episode 19)

Brock PowellVoice actor, best known as the voice of the Kool-Aid Man and supporting roles in Milo Murphy’s Law on Disney XD.  Podcaster on the UnPOP Podcast.  (Hear his influential films in episode 39)

Bethany Brinton – Composer, Arranger and Performer, whose work can be heard at her website, as well as in this amazing new video of Beethoven’s “Fur Elise” reworked as jazz.  (Hear her influential films in episode 44)

Alisa Gonzalez – Our generous host for this 2nd Anniversary Celebration recording. Major podcast fan.  Civil servant for the City of Los Angeles.  (She hasn’t yet appeared on a full episode of Movies Made Me, but we’re working on convincing her to do one)

Joe Meyers – Podcaster on The Podcast Macabre.  Recent transplant to Los Angeles, who we’re delighted to have join us in the Golden State.  (He hasn’t yet recorded a full episode of Movies Made Me, but it won’t be long now)

Andrew Linde – Co-founder of the Benview Network.  Podcaster on Nerd’s Eye View and Pick Your Path.  Our sound board operator for this 2nd Anniversary Celebration. (He hasn’t yet recorded a full episode of Movies Made Me, but he wants to and we’ll get it done soon)

And, joining us for a special call-in:

Jeff “Swampy” Marsh – Creator and Executive Producer of Phineas & Ferb (Disney Channel) and Milo Murphy’s Law (Disney XD). President of Surfer Jack Productions. Board Member of A Walk On Water surf therapy.  (Hear his influential films in episode 7)

Have a thought to share about our 2nd anniversary?  Want to share a movie that influenced you, so we can read your story on the show?  Visit our Contact Us page to send us a message.  Or you can email us directly at moviesmademepod@gmail.com.  We’d love to hear from you!

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The Heartbreak Time Machine

The Heartbreak Time Machine on Patreon – please support the amazing creator of our Movies Made Me theme music!

I Don’t Dream (That It’s Over) by The Heartbreak Time Machine (full song)

Be sure to join us May 15 for episode 58, featuring publisher/author/podcaster Russell Nohelty.

Episode 56: Zach Eastman

Zach Eastman, filmmaker and podcaster on Reel Nerds podcast, joins us to chat about the movies that have influenced him to be who he is today.  Listen in, as we discuss William Shatner masks, art deco Patrick Stewart, LSMFT, and being Leonard Maltin.

Have a thought to share about Zach’s movie choices?  Want to share a film that influenced you?  Have a question or comment about Movies Made Me?  Visit our Contact Us page to send us a message.  Or you can email us directly at moviesmademepod@gmail.com.  We’d love to hear from you!

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Here are links to items of interest mentioned in episode 56:

Reel Nerds Podcast

The After Show

Ear Buds

Twombley

The Boy Who Stares

Bugs Bunny in Carrotblanca

The Story Behind Walt Disney’s Fun and Fancy Free

Walt Disney on The Edgar Bergen & Charlie McCarthy Radio Show (Sept. 21, 1947)

Be sure to join us May 1 for our 2nd Anniversary Celebration – Take 2!  We’ll have a great group of past guests and new friends, who’ll come together for a free-wheeling look back at year two of Movies Made Me.

Episode 55: Dave Schmidt

Dave Schmidt, theatrical director at Main Stage Irving-Las Colinas in Texas, sits down for an in-depth discussion of the movies that influenced him to be him.  Listen along, as we discuss friends of Dorothy, searching for your son in Hollywood, grandmas on rollercoasters, and warped realities.

Have a thought to share about Dave’s movie choices?  Want to share a film that influenced you?  Have a question or comment about Movies Made Me?  Visit our Contact Us page to send us a message.  Or you can email us directly at moviesmademepod@gmail.com.  We’d love to hear from you!

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Main Stage Irving-Las Colinas

Pepe – Theme song from the movie Pepe, sung by Shirley Jones

Be sure to join us April 17 for episode 56, featuring podcaster and filmmaker Zach Eastman. You can currently hear Zach as one of the Reel Nerds on the Reel Nerds Podcast.

Also, mark your calendar to join us May 1 for our 2nd Anniversary Celebration – Take 2!  We’ll have a great group of past guests and new friends, who’ll come together for a free-wheeling look back at year two of Movies Made Me.  And this time, we mean it!