Episode 72: Los Angeles Podcast Festival, part 1 of 4, featuring Murray Valeriano, Greg Behrendt & KC Wayland

Welcome to the first of four special episodes recorded in the Podcast Lab during the 6th annual Los Angeles Podcast Festival at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles, CA, October 6-8, 2017.  Rumors abounded this year that it might be the final LA Podcast Festival, but we’re keeping our fingers crossed for another one next year, so we can again bring you our annual compilation episodes from the event.  The festival is an amazing, creative weekend for podcasters and fans, alike.  Our continued thanks to Graham Elwood, Chris Mancini and Dave Anthony for creating and producing this annual highlight.

We spent the weekend recording  in the Podcast Lab with our fellow podcasters and special guests.  We asked new friends to tell us about one film that influenced them to be who they are, and had old friends sit down to catch-up with us.  In this episode, you’ll hear from:

Be sure to check out all the terrific podcasts and projects mentioned in this episode!

What do you think of the films chosen by our guests in the Podcast Lab?  Visit our Contact Us page to send us your thoughts.  Or you can send us a message directly by emailing moviesmademepod@gmail.com.  We’d love to hear from you!

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Mark your calendar to download all our Los Angeles Podcast Festival episodes and enjoy them during the holiday season!

December 11 – Episode 73, part 2 of 4 from the Los Angeles Podcast Festival, featuring Bert Kreischer, Dave Anthony, Graham Elwood, and Gareth Reynolds.

December 25 – Episode 74, part 3 of 4 from the Los Angeles Podcast Festival, featuring Jackie Kashian, Jonathan Sadowski, Mike Schmidt, and Paul Gilmartin.

January 8 – Episode 75, part 4 of 4 from the Los Angeles Podcast Festival, featuring Todd Glass, Samm Levine, and Chris Mancini.

Episode 71: Daniel Groves

Daniel Groves, co-host of We Are Adults? podcast joins us to chat about the movies that influenced him to be who he is today.  Listen in, as we discuss trashcan twins, to laugh or not to laugh, killer tires, and big onions.

Have something to say about Daniel’s movie choices?  Share your thoughts, or ask us a question.  It’s easy to reach us!  Just visit our Contact Us page to send us a message, or you can email us directly at moviesmademepod@gmail.com.

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Here are links to items of interest mentioned in episode 71:

Hoppy Head Productions presents We Are Adults? podcast

Be sure to join us November 27 for episode 72, the first of four episodes from the 2017 Los Angeles Podcast Festival, featuring Murray Valeriano, Greg Behrendt, and KC Wayland.

Episode 70: Justin Quizon

Justin Quizon, co-host of Nothing New: A Remake Podcast and Benview on Spielberg, writer for Agents of GUARD, and co-creator of the Shining Yuusha comic, sits down with us to discuss the movies that made him who he is today.  Join us, as we discuss random superhero volunteers, flying ladders, freaky boat rides, and silly English kings.

Did any of Justin’s movies ring a bell with you?  Share your thoughts, or ask us a question.  It’s easy to reach us!  Just visit our Contact Us page to send us a message, or you can email us directly at moviesmademepod@gmail.com.

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Here are links to items of interest mentioned in episode 70:

Nothing New: A Remake Podcast

Benview on Spielberg

Shining Yuusha

Agents of GUARD

Be sure to join us November 13 for episode 71, featuring Daniel Groves, co-host of We Are Adults? podcast.

Episode 68: Darcy Staniforth

Darcy Staniforth, academic advisor at CSU Fullerton, writer for Cinema Sentries, voice actor on Puppet Hunt podcast, improviser/comedian, and aspiring magician, joins us to chat about the movies that made her the unique woman she is today.  Listen along, as we discuss splitting coconuts, the Kiefer craze, weeping after breakfast, and tiny hats & nail beds.

Let us know what you think of Darcy’s influential movies!  Share your thoughts, or ask us a question.  It’s easy to reach us!  Just visit our Contact Us page to send us a message, or you can email us directly at moviesmademepod@gmail.com.

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Here are links to items of interest mentioned in episode 68:

Cinema Sentries.com

Puppet Hunt podcast

Steven Banks Home Entertainment Center (on YouTube)

The Magic Castle

Be sure to join us October 16 for episode 69, a compilation of conversations from Long Beach Comic Con!  Catch up with past guests and meet new friends as we roam the convention floor.

Episode 67: Comic Con Palm Springs

It’s Comic Con season and, as we adventure through the Southern California area events, we’re bringing you special episodes along the way.  On this episode, we journey around the exhibition floor at Comic Con Palm Springs, to catch up with friends from last year’s event and hear about an influential movie from new friends we’ve just met.  You’ll hear from:

Scott Miller – Military man and occasional paranormal exterminator.

Ron Milts – Co-writer of Grace comic books for Inland Blue Comics, and co-host of Nerd Life Crisis podcast.  Follow Nerd Life Crisis on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Sonia Melinkoff – Creator of Nerdy Novelty Design.  Purchase her work on Etsy.  Follow her on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Alex Hoffman – Artist and creator of Tales of Absurdity webcomic. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

J. Salvador – Artist and creator of Super Emo Friends.  Follow him on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  Buy his work on Etsy.

Jordan Monsell – Silhouette artist, illustrator, and author of Ministers of Grace: The Unauthorized Shakespearean Parody of Ghostbusters.  Follow him on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  Buy his artwork on Etsy.

Madeleine Holly-Rosing – Writer and creator of The Boston Metaphysical Society graphic novels.  Crowdfunding consultant to independent creators and author of Kickstarter for the Independent Creator.  Follow her on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Kristi Schoeman – Cosplayer and winner of the Comic Con Palm Springs costume contest Judge’s Award.

Tell us what you think of this episode and the movies discussed!  Share your thoughts, or ask us a question.  It’s easy to reach us!  Just visit our Contact Us page to send us a message, or you can email us directly at moviesmademepod@gmail.com.

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Be sure to join us October 2 for episode 68, featuring Darcy Staniforth; academic advisor, writer for Cinema Sentries, voice actor on the Puppet Hunt podcast, once and future improvisor/comedian, and aspiring magician.

Episode 66: Murray Valeriano LIVE!

Murray Valeriano, comedian and host of Road Stories podcast, joins us for our first-ever LIVE show, recorded in front of an audience at Comic Con Palm Springs!  Listen in, as we discuss hippie term papers, rock and roll animals, scotch & ice cream, and Pacific hangover cures.

Tell us what you think of Murray’s movie choices and our first live show!  Share your thoughts, or ask us a question.  It’s easy to reach us!  Just visit our Contact Us page to send us a message, or you can email us directly at moviesmademepod@gmail.com.

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MurrayValeriano.com

Murray Valeriano on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

Road Stories podcast

Rock Solid podcast

Be sure to join us September 18 for episode 67, a compilation of conversations from Comic Con Palm Springs!  Catch up with vendors we’ve spoken with in the past to learn what they’re up to, and hear new friends share a movie that made them!

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.

We’d love to hear your thoughts on Gigi’s movie choices.  Let us know what you think! Or ask us a question.  It’s easy to reach us!  Just visit our Contact Us page to send us a message, or you can email us directly at moviesmademepod@gmail.com.

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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!