Bryan and Jason discuss key takeaways from last week’s interview with Washington D.C.-based artist Stephanie Mercedes, wax nostalgic about Joan Jett after watching her documentary on Hulu, and finish with some blues riffs on Bryan’s new amp.
In response to the Pulse Night Club Mass Shooting in Orlando, Florida, Argentinian-American artist Stephanie Mercedes melted a Sig Sauer MCX rifle (the exact model used during the shooting) to cast 49 “liberty bells” for the 49 individuals who lost their lives. Mercedes went on to melt guns and bullet casings into other musical instruments […]
Bryan and Jason discuss key takeaways from last week’s interview with Matthew Barry, wax philosophic about the zen of Bill Murray after watching The Bill Murray Stories (now streaming on Netflix), and preview next week’s interview with Washington D.C.-based Argentinian-American artist Stephanie Mercedes, who melts guns into art.
Matthew Barry is a Los Angeles-based actor, casting director, and acting teacher. His early career involved landing roles on television shows such as Family Ties and Cagney and Lacey. He then appeared alongside Robert Redford, Demi Moore, and Woody Harrelson in Indecent Proposal, as well as Johnny Depp and Bill Murray in the Tim Burton […]
RECAP: Bryan and Jason discuss takeaways from the Rob Paulsen Episode, feature a recent listener review, talk about the new Spike Lee film, Da 5 Bloods, and preview next week’s interview with actor and casting director Matthew Barry.
Rob Paulsen is an Emmy Award-winning voice actor, singer, and writer. Notable characters he has voiced throughout his extensive career include Raphael on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Yakko on Animaniacs, Pinky from Animaniacs and Pinky and the Brain, Carl Wheezer from Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, and Spike in The Land Before Time films and television […]
Screenwriter Bettina Gilois, who was interviewed on the show in July of last year, passed away on July 5 at the age of 58. She was an immensely talented screenwriter, as well as a professor of screenwriting at Chapman University. She was also the mother of two brilliant children. As a tribute to Bettina, we […]
RECAP: Bryan and Jason discuss takeaways from last week’s chat with Meredith O’Connor. Bryan hits Jason with an MTV trivia question. Bryan talks about his latest read (Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert) and how that may influence his selection of future guests. Bryan and Jason preview next week’s interview with voice actor Rob Paulsen.
Episode 53: Mental Health Awareness and Pushing Back Against Bullies, with Pop Singer Meredith O'Connor
Meredith O’Connor is a pop star, anti-bullying activist, and international spokesperson on mental health awareness. Her hit song Celebrity went viral on YouTube in 2013, with more than 2 million views, followed up by The Game, about bullying. This led to a world tour, being featured on Radio Disney and Teen Nick, and eventually an […]
Bryan and Jason recap last week’s interview with IndieFlix CEO Scilla Andreen, express their support for the Black Lives Matter protesters, and discuss the new Jeffrey Epstein documentary. Bryan talks about a Bob Dylan song that he’s attempting to deconstruct – Simple Twist of Fate by Bob Dylan. Jason and Bryan preview next week’s interview with […]