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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Here are links to items of interest mentioned in episode 57:

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 50: Hal Lublin

Hal Lublin, voice actor and podcaster, joins us to expand on the conversation we started during episode 46 from the Los Angeles Podcast Festival. Hal can currently be heard as Omnibus in Mighty Magiswords on Cartoon Network and as Wide Wale and Manolo on The Venture Brothers on Adult Swim.  He can also be heard on numerous podcasts, including We Got This With Mark and Hal, Tights and Fights, The Thrilling Adventure Hour, and Welcome to Night Vale.  Listen in, as we discuss Darth Vader in the doorway, fighting wars with witchcraft, Saturday Night goals, and bathtub reading.

Have something to say about Hal’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 50:

Mighty Magiswords on Cartoon Network

The Venture Brothers on Adult Swim

We Got This With Mark and Hal podcast

Tights and Fights podcast

The Thrilling Adventure Hour podcast

Welcome to Night Vale podcast

Carter Parton Rogers

Be sure to join us February 6 for episode 51 with Mauricio Abril, artist, teacher, and author/illustrator of the children’s book Small Dogs.

And, coming February 20, don’t miss episode 52: 2nd Anniversary Celebration!  We’ll be bringing together a fantastic group of special guests to take a fun and wildly off-topic look back at the past year of Movies Made Me!

Episode 48: Los Angeles Podcast Festival, part 3 of 3, featuring Samm Levine, Wayne Federman, Todd Glass & Dave Anthony

Welcome to the final of our three special episodes recorded in the Podcast Lab during the 5th annual Los Angeles Podcast Festival at the Sofitel hotel in Beverly Hills, CA, Sept. 23-25, 2016.  We’re already looking forward to next year’s festival and invite you to join us! Keep an eye on the L.A. Podcast Festival website for more information and make your plans to be there!  It’s an amazing and extremely entertaining 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 segments with our fellow podcasters and special guests, who we asked to tell us about one film that influenced them to be who they are.  In this episode, you’ll hear from:

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

Join us again January 9 for episode 49 with PJ Haarsma, author of The SoftwireSeries, Rings of Orbis books and Executive Producer of Con Man starring Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion on Comic-Con HQ (season 2 now available!).  Be sure to check out the Spectrum comic book and Con Man: The Game!

Also, be sure to join us January 23 for episode 50 with Hal Lublin, voice-over actor currently appearing in The Mighty Magiswords on Cartoon Network, Thrilling Adventure Hour podcast and Welcome to Nightvale podcast, and co-host of We Got This With Mark and Hal podcast and Tights and Fights podcast.

What do you think of the films chosen by our guests in this episode?  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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Episode 47: Los Angeles Podcast Festival, part 2 of 3, featuring Janet Varney & Murray Valeriano

Welcome to the second of three special episodes recorded at the 5th annual Los Angeles Podcast Festival, which took place at the Sofitel hotel in Beverly Hills, CA, Sept. 23-25, 2016.  After last year’s festival, we didn’t dare dream our second visit could match the excitement and amazingly good time we’d had.  But, it did!  Whether you are a podcaster or a podcast fan, we urge you to make your plans now for next year’s L.A. Podcast Festival.  We guarantee we’ll be there!

In the boisterous Podcast Lab, we recorded segments with our fellow podcasters and special guests throughout the weekend.  Each guest was asked to tell us about one film that influenced them to be who they are.  In this episode, you’ll hear from:

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

Join us again December 26 for episode 48, our third and final episode from this year’s Los Angeles Podcast Festival, featuring Samm Levine (co-host of Kevin Pollak’s Chat Show and star of Freaks & Geeks), Wayne Federman (comedian, actor, and host of Human Conversation podcast), Todd Glass (comedian and host of The Todd Glass Show), and Dave Anthony (co-founder of the Los Angeles Podcast Festival, comedian, actor, and host of The Dollop podcast).

Also join us January 9 for episode 49 with PJ Haarsma, author of The SoftwireSeries, Rings of Orbis books and Executive Producer of Con Man starring Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion on Comic-Con HQ (season 2 now available!).  Be sure to check out the Spectrum comic book and Con Man: The Game!

What do you think of the films chosen by our guests in this episode?  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!

Be sure you follow us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram for all the latest Movies Made Me information, DVR alerts, and unique content.

Whether you subscribe to the show on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music, or iHeartRadio, your ratings and reviews matter!  Provide us a rating and your comments about the show on any of those services and we’ll be sure to give you a shout-out on an upcoming episode!

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Episode 46: Los Angeles Podcast Festival, part 1 of 3, featuring Graham Elwood & TJ Miller

Welcome to the first of three special episodes recorded at the 5th annual Los Angeles Podcast Festival, which took place at the Sofitel hotel in Beverly Hills, CA, Sept. 23-25, 2016.  This was our second year at the festival and it was just as amazing and wildly exciting as last year.  The Podcast Lab continues to be a space filled with camaraderie, deeply interesting conversations, and unbelievable collaboration.  Whether you are a podcaster or a podcast fan, we urge you to make your plans now for next year’s L.A. Podcast Festival.  Don’t miss this terrific event!

We chatted with our fellow podcasters and special guests in the Podcast Lab throughout the festival weekend, and each guest was asked to tell us about one film that influenced them to be who they are.  In this episode, you’ll hear from:

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

Join us again December 12 for episode 47, the second of our Los Angeles Podcast Festival episodes, featuring  Janet Varney (host of The JV Club podcast and star of Stan Against Evil on IFC) and Murray Valeriano (comedian and host of Road Stories podcast)

What do you think of the films chosen by our guests in this episode?  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!

Be sure you follow us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram for all the latest Movies Made Me information, DVR alerts, and unique content.

Whether you subscribe to the show on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music, or iHeartRadio, your ratings and reviews matter!  Provide us a rating and your comments about the show on any of those services and we’ll be sure to give you a shout-out on an upcoming episode!

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