In light of recent events in Minneapolis and throughout the country, and out of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, our regularly-scheduled interview has been postponed until next week. This week we plan to pause, listen, reflect on how we can unify as a nation, and elevate black voices. One such voice is that […]
Bryan and Jason discuss takeaways from the Bob Sáenz interview, gush over Bryan’s new guitar amp, pay tribute to indie film genius Lynn Shelton, and preview next week’s episode with filmmaker and Indieflix CEO Scilla Andreen.
Bob Sáenz is an actor and screenwriter known for Extracurricular Activities (2019)(now streaming on Amazon Prime), The Right Girl (2015), and Help for the Holidays (2012). He is also the author of the 2019 book That’s Not The Way It Works: A no-nonsense guide to the craft and business of screenwriting. […]
Bryan and Jason discuss takeaways from the Nick Cassavetes episode, what it’s like turning 50, what life was like in 1970 (the year of Jason’s birth), and preview next week’s episode with screenwriter and actor Bob Sáenz, author of the book That’s Not The Way It Works: a no-nonsense guide to the craft and business […]
Nick Cassavetes is an actor, screenwriter, and director. The son of independent film pioneer John Cassavetes and Academy Award-nominated actress Gena Rowlands, Nick started his career as an actor but eventually settled into screenwriting and directing. He wrote the screenplay for the 2001 biopic Blow starring Johnny Depp, directed The Notebook starring Ryan Gosling and […]
Bryan and Jason discuss: Last week’s interview with David Frangioni. How they are coping as the pandemic drags on. The loss of folk/country music songwriting legend John Prine. Bryan’s childhood trauma of being rejected by “Company 7” (an arts program in elementary school); and Next week’s interview with film director Nick Cassavetes, who directed The […]
David Frangioni is a professional drummer, music technologist, magazine publisher, author of three books, designer of custom recording studios, and philanthropist. David has been the music technologist for Aerosmith for over 30 years and has worked with acts like The Rolling Stones, Ringo Starr, Elton John, Sting, Journey, Styx, Kiss, Ozzie Osborne, Phil Collins, Shakira, and Cher. […]
Bryan and Jason discuss takeaways from the eight interviews recorded at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City this year. They also talk about the challenges of podcasting during a global pandemic and preview next week’s episode with the Modern Drummer publicist David Frangioni, who has served as Aerosmith’s music technologist for over 30 years.
Natalie Johns is an Emmy-nominated filmmaker. In 2007 she founded Dig For Fire, a studio capturing inspired music stories and live experiences. Commercial clients included Nike, iTunes, Coca Cola, Spotify, Amnesty International, and Rock the Vote. Johns has collaborated with Bono, Sam Smith, Childish Gambino, Solange, John Legend, and Gil Scott Heron. Her most recent […]
Brian Knappenberger is a documentary filmmaker. His film Church and the Fourth Estate, about a sexual abuse scandal in Idaho that rocked the Boy Scouts of America and the Mormon Church, premiered at Sundance this year and. Joining Brian on this interview is the subject of the film, Adam Steed. Adam was one of the […]