Episode 17: Tara Ison

Tara Ison, author of “Reeling Through Life: How I Learned to Live, Love, and Die at the Movies,” joins us for an insightful and entertaining conversation about the remarkable influence of films on her understanding of the world.  Her book recounts the life lessons she has taken from films throughout her life, incorporating roughly 110 film references in a thoughtful and often very funny memoir of growing up learning about life in the glow of the silver screen.  Join us, as we discuss the lax parenting of the 1970’s, power without understanding, how not to lose your virginity, and how Alcatraz can change your life.

Be sure to join us November 2 for episode 18 of Movies Made Me, the second of our two part series from the L.A. Podcast Festival, featuring Leonard Maltin and Marc Maron.  And don’t miss episode 19, available November 16, featuring actor Clancy Brown, our first guest who has been in films chosen by our previous guests (“The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai: Across the Eighth Dimension” and “Highlander”)!

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Be sure to check out these links to learn more about author Tara Ison and her work:

Tara Ison website

Tara Ison on Facebook

Tara Ison on Amazon

 

 

 

 

Episode 15: Darrin Weedon

Darrin Weedon joins us to chat about the influences that have most shaped his unique identity as a father and business-owner.  Listen in, as we discuss flying pianos, what’s wrong with Disneyland Paris, punk rock accounting, and the joy of useless knowledge.

Tell us what you think of the podcast by commenting here or leave us your thoughts on Facebook or Twitter.  Remember, you can now follow us on Instagram!

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Here are a few links to items of interest mentioned in episode 15:

Code Blue: A Love Story on Facebook

Dr John Sarno on Amazon