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Join us as we discuss the movies that influence us and help us form our identities. Virtually every one of us has had a film experience that altered us in some way, that gave us a passion, a fear, a way of looking at the world. These are the movies we’ll explore, as we talk about how they changed us and why. We’ll also delve into the broad spectrum of other influences that have turned us into the people we are today.

Join us as we discuss the movies that influence us and help us form our identities. Virtually every one of us has had a film experience that altered us in some way, that gave us a passion, a fear, a way of looking at the world. These are the movies we’ll explore, as we talk about how they changed us and why. We’ll also delve into the broad spectrum of other influences that have turned us into the people we are today.
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Join us as we discuss the movies that influence us and help us form our identities. Virtually every one of us has had a film experience that altered us in some way, that gave us a passion, a fear, a way of looking at the world. These are the movies we’ll explore, as we talk about how they changed us and why. We’ll also delve into the broad spectrum of other influences that have turned us into the people we are today.

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Episodes

Movies Made Me - Episode 93 - Phil Johnson

9/17/2018
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Phil Johnson, host of Under the Crossbones: A Pirate Podcast, comedian and singer, sat down with me to talk about the movies that made him. Join us, as we discuss spoon-free comedy, digging backward, Ozzy for mom, and the world's most influential vest. Don't miss out on Phil's generous offer of a FREE DOWNLOAD of his latest comedy special, just for Movies Made Me listeners!! Have something to share about Phil's influential movies? Share your comments, or ask me a question. It's easy to...

Duration:01:58:00

Movies Made Me - Episode 92 - Alexander Hoffman

9/3/2018
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Alexander Hoffman, artist and creator of Tales of Absurdity webcomic and book, joins me to talk about the movies that made him who he is. Listen along, as we discuss hang gliding into Disneyland, 1984 for 1984, dumb people in a smart world, and sonic notebooks. Have a thought to share about Alexander's influential movies? Share your comments, or ask me a question. It's easy to reach me! Just visit the Contact Us page to send me a message, or you can email directly at...

Duration:01:10:45

Movies Made Me - Episode 91 - Comic-Con International: San Diego

8/20/2018
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I spent the first day of Comic-Con International: San Diego recording with con-goers who attended our Podcast Advocates panel, artists selling their amazing work on Artist's Alley, and creators in the Small Press area. Each of them shared with me a movie that influenced them to be who they are today. Please be sure to visit the websites and social media for each of my guests, follow them, and, perhaps, buy some of their work! My thanks to everyone who took the time to record with me during...

Duration:01:18:05

Movies Made Me - Episode 90 - Sonia Melinkoff

8/6/2018
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Sonia Melinkoff, creator of amazing nerdy oven mitts and other delights, available through her Nerdy Novelty Design website, sat down with me to talk about the movies that made her who she is today. Join us, as we discuss scary balloons, inauthentic authenticity, how to read a book, and popular oven mitts. Have something to say about Sonia's movie choices? Share your comments, or ask me a question. It's easy to reach me! Just visit the Contact Us page to send me a message, or you can...

Duration:00:58:14

Movies Made Me - Episode 89 - Mike Schmidt

7/23/2018
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Mike Schmidt, comedian and host of the long-running podcast, The 40 Year Old Boy, sits down with me to talk about the movies that made him the man he is today. Join us, as we discuss Caan men, the Bemidji Holiday Inn, podunk phenomenons, and language lessons. Have a thought about Mike's movie choices? Share your comments, or ask me a question. It's easy to reach me! Just visit the Contact Us page to send me a message, or you can email directly at moviesmademepod@gmail.com. Love Movies...

Duration:02:02:48

Movies Made Me - Episode 88 - Jarrett Seifert

7/9/2018
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Jarrett Seifert, co-host of Bombs Away podcast, sat down with me immediately after I recorded with his co-host Jonathan Young (see episode 87) in their recording studio in the projection booth of the Frida Cinema in Santa Ana, CA, to talk about the movies that made him who he is. Listen in, as we discuss scrappy villains, two year binges, Hot Topic ads, and background comedy noise. Have a comment about Jarrett's movie choices? Share your thoughts, or ask me a question. It's easy to reach...

Duration:01:42:20

Movies Made Me - Episode 87 - Jonathan Young

6/25/2018
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Jonathan Young, co-host of Bombs Away podcast, invited me into the recording studio in the projection booth of the Frida Cinema in Santa Ana, CA, to talk about the movies that made him who he is. Listen in, as we discuss childhood in a cabinet, singing history, striving for Stratton, and words for the unwordable. Have a comment about Jonathan's movie choices? Share your thoughts, or ask me a question. It's easy to reach me! Just visit the Contact Us page to send me a message, or you can...

Duration:01:56:28

Movies Made Me - Episode 86 - WonderCon

6/11/2018
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I spent two days at this year's WonderCon Anaheim and had a great time talking with a whole bunch of truly amazing creators throughout Artist's Alley. I asked each artist to tell me about one movie that influenced them to be who they are. While I was there, I also caught up with a couple past guests of the show, who were selling their awesome artwork to the throngs of con-goers. You'll hear from: Christopher Uminga - View his work and follow him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and...

Duration:01:33:46

Movies Made Me - Episode 85 - Jackie Kashian

5/28/2018
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Jackie Kashian, comedian and host of The Dork Forest and The Jackie and Laurie Show podcasts sat down with me to chat about the movies that influenced her to be the woman she is today. Join us, as we discuss Opie moments, vagina altars, cussing with integrity, and basement time machines. *My apologies for the sound issues on this episode. I swear we were in the same room! Happily, Jackie's side of the conversation came through loud and clear, and she's the one you really want to hear from,...

Duration:00:58:15

Movies Made Me - Episode 84 - Mysterie Pena

5/14/2018
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Mysterie Peña, President of the Santa Monica College Gender and Sexuality Alliance and co-host of Lunch Meats podcast, sat down with me for a delightfully nerdy discussion of the movies that made him who he is today. Join us, as we chat about Steve Martin's Beatles, lesbian spies, how to address the easily offended, and Nerdist nerddom. Have something to say about Mysterie's influential movies? Share your thoughts, or ask me a question. It's easy to reach me! Just visit the Contact Us page...

Duration:01:16:35

Movies Made Me - Episode 83 - Ron Placone

4/30/2018
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Ron Placone, comedian, co-host of 5 Chords and The Truth podcast, producer/writer/panelist on The Jimmy Dore Show podcast, and host of Get Your News On with Ron (Facebook and Live.me), sits down with me to talk about the movies that most influenced him. Join us, as we discuss micro-revolutions, sinking Titanics, subconscious dickheads, and vacant shoes. Have some feedback about Ron's movie choices? Share your thoughts, or ask me a question. It's easy to reach me! Just visit the Contact Us...

Duration:01:47:53

Movies Made Me - Episode 82 - Jordan Brady

4/16/2018
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Jordan Brady, Director of the documentaries I Am Comic, I Am Road Comic, and I Am Battle Comic, along with numerous television commercials, and host of Respect The Process podcast, share an absolute love-fest as we chat about his influential movies. Join us, as we discuss hanging stories, the Flintstone Flop, podcast life lessons, and push button horror. Want to share a comment about Jordan's movie choices? Share your thoughts, or ask me a question. It's easy to reach me! Just visit the...

Duration:01:29:21

Movies Made Me - Episode 81 - Giovannie Espiritu

4/4/2018
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Giovannie Espiritu, actor in Paranormal Huntresses and Dyke Central, as well as numerous TV appearances, recently sat down with me to share the movies that influenced her to be who she is today. Join us, as we discuss getting hit in the gut, the purity of terrible movies, being The Walking Dead, and Kylego futures. Have something to say about Giovannie's movie choices? Share your thoughts, or ask me a question. It's easy to reach me! Just visit the Contact Us page to send me a message, or...

Duration:01:12:06

Movies Made Me - Episode 80 - Josh Saltzman

3/19/2018
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I sat down with television writer Josh Saltzman, who I had the pleasure of working with on the animated series Pete The Cat for Amazon Prime. Listen in, as we get to know each other better, while discussing grandfather humor, closeted memories, schizophrenic llamas, and manic frogs. Have something to say about Josh's influential movies? Share your thoughts, or ask me a question. It's easy to reach me! Just visit the Contact Us page to send me a message, or you can email directly at...

Duration:01:11:42

Movies Made Me - Episode 79 - 3rd Anniversary Celebration!

3/5/2018
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Join in the fun as I bring together past guests and continuing fans for a lively and wide-ranging group conversation to celebrate Movies Made Me's 3rd anniversary! Pull up a chair and enjoy the party at "Gonzalez Studios"! You'll spend time with these awesome friends of the show: Jeff "Swampy" Marsh: Creator/Executive Producer of Phineas & Ferb and Milo Murphy's Law on Disney Channel and Disney XD, head honcho of Surfer Jack Productions, Executive Producer of Pete the Cat on Amazon Prime....

Duration:01:30:20

Movies Made Me - Episode 78 - Jeff Capri

2/19/2018
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Jeff Capri, comedian and star of the documentary I Am Battle Comic, sits down to discuss the movies that influenced his comedy and his life. Join us, as we talk about the funniest after-school special, why Italy's not that funny, comedy strip clubs, and the Baskin-Robbins school of dance. Have a comment on any of Jeff's movie choices? Share your thoughts, or ask me a question. It's easy to reach me! Just visit the Contact Us page to send me a message, or you can email directly at...

Duration:01:53:59

Movies Made Me - Episode 77 - Micah Gallo

2/5/2018
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Micah Gallo, director/screenwriter of the upcoming creature feature/family drama film Itsy Bitsy, sits down with me to explore the movies that most influenced him to be who he is today. Join us, as we chat about rebel editing, the movies James Gunn married, gutsy gut shots, and magical jealousy. Tell me what you thought of Micah's movie choices! Share your thoughts, or ask me a question. It's easy to reach me! Just visit the Contact Us page to send a message, or you can email directly at...

Duration:01:21:02

Movies Made Me - Episode 76 - Emer Kinsella

1/22/2018
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Emer Kinsella, film music composer, songwriter, and experimental violinist, sat down with me to discuss the movies that made her the multi-talented woman she is today. Join us, as we discuss melting music, Irish baseball, tragedies for children, and magical seeds. Have a thought about any of Emer's movie choices? Share your comments, or ask me a question. It's easy to reach me! Just visit the Contact Us page to send me a message, or you can email directly at moviesmademepod@gmail.com. Love...

Duration:00:55:24

Movies Made Me - Episode 75 - Los Angeles Podcast Festival, part 4 of 4, featuring Chris Mancini, Samm Levine & Todd Glass

1/8/2018
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Welcome to the last of the four special episodes recorded in the Podcast Lab during the 6th annual Los Angeles Podcast Festival at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles, CA, October 6-8, 2017. As was the case in 2015 and 2016, I had an amazing time at the festival and am extremely grateful to Graham Elwood, Chris Mancini, Dave Anthony and the whole LA PodFest crew, for all the time and effort they put into creating this annual highlight of the podcasting year. I'll continue...

Duration:01:43:12

Movies Made Me - Episode 74 - Los Angeles Podcast Festival, part 3 of 4, featuring Jackie Kashian, Mike Schmidt, Jonathan Sadowski & Paul Gilmartin

12/25/2017
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Welcome to the third of four special episodes recorded in the Podcast Lab during the 6th annual Los Angeles Podcast Festival at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles, CA, October 6-8, 2017. The Podcast Lab is a noisy, frenetic environment, which you'll undoubtedly hear in these recordings, because it is a place of creativity and collaboration between podcasters and fans. Attending LA PodFest is the absolute highlight of the year for me and I hope the energy and excitement of...

Duration:01:51:04