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 (coming soon), 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 65: Comic-Con International: San Diego

We made our first-ever visit to Comic-Con International: San Diego this year and it was something very different than we could possibly have imagined.  But, like all Comic-Cons, it was a wonderful place to meet new people and chat about influential movies.  So, enjoy this brief episode of conversations with artists, creators, and Movies Made Me fans!  You’ll hear from:

Justin Quizon – Co-host of Nothing New: A Remake Podcast and Benview on Spielberg on the Benview Network.

Rhiannon Owens – Trading card artist (Topps, Marvel, and others). Find her work at RhiannonDrewIt.com.  Follow her on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Patrick Ballesteros – Artist, whose work you can see at PatrickBallesteros.com. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Purchase his artwork on BigCartel.com and Threadless.com.

Joey  Spiotto – Artist, whose work you can see at JO3BOT.com. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Purchase his artwork at Etsy, Gallery 1988 and TeeFury.

Patrick Scullin – Illustrator and Comic Book creator. Part of the Webcomics Advocates panels at many Comic-Cons. See his work at ScullinIllustration.com. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Joshua Murcray – Social Media Director for the Amazon series Nobility (from episode 45 guest EJ De la Pena), Owner/Founder of Murcray Management.

Lawrence Duane – Film/Video Editor. Find him online at LawrenceDuane.com.

Julia Bradford – Movies Made Me listener, who regularly connects us to amazing potential guests on Twitter!

Jess Osterhout – Movies Made Me listener, who we met for the very first time!

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Be sure to join us September 4 for episode 66, our first LIVE show recorded at Comic Con Palm Springs, featuring Murray Valeriano, comedian and host of the Road Stories podcast!

Episode 64: Brandie Posey

Brandie Posey, comedian/writer/producer, joins us to chat about the movies that made her.  Brandie is a co-founder and host of the comedy and animation combining Picture This!, and can be seen performing at monthly comedy showcase, Harlequin Comedy at The Perky Nerd in Burbank, CA.  She can also be heard on her weekly podcast, Lady to Lady.  Brandie’s comedy album, Opinion Cave, hit #1 on iTunes and #12 on the Billboard comedy charts!  Listen in, as we discuss rhino awakenings, bringing your own bag, what Jeff Goldblum knows, and demolition bonding.

Tell us what you think of Brandie’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 64:

Brandie Posey website

Brandie Posey on Twitter

Picture This!

The Perky Nerd (watch their calendar for the Harlequin Comedy showcase!)

Lady to Lady podcast

Opinion Cave

Rockwell Table & Stage (check their calendar for performances by Jeff Goldblum & The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra)

Be sure to join us August 21 for episode 65, a compilation of conversations from our first-ever visit to San Diego Comic Con International!  Hear artists, authors, and attendees each share a movie that made them!

Episode 63: Andrew Linde

Andrew Linde, co-founder of Benview Network and host of Super Mario Brothers Minute podcast and Nothing New: A Remake Podcast, joins us to talk about the movies that influenced him to be who he is today.  Listen in, as we discuss sad circus contracts, time-out kids, the road from Chinatown to Toon Town, and Gilmore guys.

We’d love to hear your thoughts on Andrew’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 63:

Benview Network

Super Mario Brothers Minute podcast

Nothing New: A Remake Podcast

Night Gallery – Trilogy of Terror: Amelia on YouTube

Babes in Toyland TV movie on YouTube

Be sure to join us August 2 for our next episode, featuring comedian/writer/producer Brandie Posey.  Brandie is a co-founder and host of the comedy and animation combining Picture This!, and can be seen performing at monthly comedy showcase, Harlequin Comedy at The Perky Nerd in Burbank, CA.  She can also be heard on her weekly podcast, Lady to Lady.  Brandie’s comedy album, Opinion Cave, hit #1 on iTunes and #12 on the Billboard comedy charts!

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!

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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Here are links to items of interest mentioned in episode 61:

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!