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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 110 - Maggie Levin

5/13/2019
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Maggie Levin, Director/Screenwriter of projects including Miss 2059, Vain: This Party Sucks, The Friendless Five, and the new short film Diva, as well as the creator of The Rocky Horror Hipster Show, sat down with me to discuss the movies that made her the creative woman she is today. Join us as we talk about glam Rocky, weird and crazy super dream girl hair, turning on the lights in the spare room, and gothy adventure girls. Have something to say about Maggie's influential movies? Want...

Duration:01:55:06

Movies Made Me - Episode 109 - What Happens When The Host Is Sick?

4/29/2019
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As a podcaster, sometimes things come down to the wire...and then go haywire. I was all set to bring you a conversation with writer/director Maggie Levin this week, but we were recording at the last minute and I was going to scramble to edit and get the episode out on time. But, life intervened and I came down with a tremendous cold (coughing, pink eye...the works) and had to cancel out of all my plans on a very packed weekend (except Avengers: Endgame, I still used my ticket to see that...

Duration:01:32:15

Movies Made Me - Episode 108 - WonderCon featuring Cas Anvar

4/15/2019
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WonderCon Anaheim is always chock-full of amazingly talented artists, so I spent a full day recording with a selection of the very best. Plus, I had a special opportunity to sit down and record with actor Cas Anvar of The Expanse, which was saved by its fans and will have a 4th season, now on Amazon Prime! Please be sure to visit the websites and social media for each of my guests, follow them, and buy some of their work! My thanks to all the artists and creators who took time out of their...

Duration:01:45:32

Movies Made Me - Episode 107 - Laura House

4/1/2019
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Laura House, comedian, International Emmy nominated writer, and meditation teacher, sat down with me on a lazy Sunday afternoon to talk about the movies that influenced her to be the multi-talented woman she is today. Join us, as we discuss blue alien birds, getting paid to eat candy, professional class comedians, and prepared procrastination. Have something to say about Laura's influential movies? Want to share a comment or ask me a question? It's easy to reach me! Just visit the Contact...

Duration:01:54:31

Movies Made Me - Episode 106 - Sofia Stefou

3/18/2019
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Sofia Stefou, CEO of VidaCher and Actor/Producer, spent time with me to talk about the movies that made her who she is today. Join us, as we discuss basement bonding, croissants and sunglasses, 200 page train rides, and the right time for Los Angeles. Have something to say about Sofia's influential movies? Want to share a comment 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. Be...

Duration:01:39:38

Movies Made Me - Episode 105 - 4th Anniversary Celebration!

3/4/2019
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To celebrate the 4th anniversary of the show, I gathered together some amazing past guests for a free-wheeling conversation about a little bit of everything. You'll hear from Elysabeth Alfano - Host of Awesome Vegans, Silver Chic Chef, and Celebrity Dinner Party. Featured in the upcoming film Gray is the New Blonde. Hear her influential movies on episode 101. Giovannie Espiritu - Star of the upcoming film D-railed and TV show Dyke Central, acting coach. Hear her influential movies on...

Duration:02:24:07

Movies Made Me - Episode 104 - Troy Conrad

2/18/2019
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Troy Conrad, professional photographer and creator of Set List, sat down with me to talk about the movies that made him the creative person he is today. Join us, as we discuss saving Latin, vomiting alone in the bathroom, making a ruckus, and supplemental rejections. Have something to say about Troy's influential movies? Want to share a comment 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:01:53:25

Movies Made Me - Episode 103 - Joe Meyers

2/4/2019
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Joe Meyers, co-host of Podcast Macabre and It's On My List, sat down with me on a rainy Los Angeles morning to discuss the movies that made him who he is. Join us, as we talk about sweating out Halloween, askew love, containing your Walter, and legal disclaimers. Have a thought to share about Joe's influential movies? Want to share a comment 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:02:24:35

Movies Made Me - Episode 102 - Laura Cathrine

1/21/2019
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Laura Cathrine, college English instructor and Post Script Editorial Assistant, sat down with me during a recent visit from Texas to talk about the movies that made her who she is today. Join us, as we discuss oddball tribes, exacerbating Sinese, black and white foreign war movies, and aunt-moms & cuz-bros. Have some feedback about LC's influential movies? Want to share a comment 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:01:51:37

Movies Made Me - Episode 101 - Elysabeth Alfano

1/7/2019
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Elysabeth Alfano, host of Awesome Vegans podcast, Accidental Vegan Chef, and The Celebrity Dinner Party sat down with me to chat about the movies that influenced her to be the amazing, creative woman she is today. Join us, as we discuss one take beauty, refusing the back seat, relaxation at the Circle K, and vegetarian elections. Have some feedback about Elysabeth's influential movies? Want to share a comment or ask me a question? It's easy to reach me! Just visit the Contact Us page to...

Duration:01:20:27

Movies Made Me - Episode 100 - Major Monogram & Dr Doofenshmirtz

12/24/2018
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For this very special LIVE episode, I'm joined by Major Francis Monogram, head of OWCA (the Organization Without a Cool Acronym) and Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz, head of Doofenshmirtz Evil Inc., who took some time out from their busy days on Disney's Phineas and Ferb, to share a few of the movies that made them the men of good and evil, respectively, they are today. Enjoy the fun, as we discuss majestic women with low names, Theodore Poopypants, Rutherford B. Hayes' beard,...

Duration:00:38:05

Movies Made Me - Episode 99 - Jeremiah Jacobs

12/10/2018
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Jeremiah Jacobs, aka The Heartbreak Time Machine, musician, and composer of the Movies Made Me theme music, and also my cousin, sat down with me to talk about the movies that made him the talented and interesting man he is today. Join us, as we discuss listening to yourself, ostriches and spray paint, eleven foot moments, and atheist bible songs. Have something to say about Jeremiah's influential movies? Share your comments, or ask me a question. It's easy to reach me! Just visit the...

Duration:01:31:50

Movies Made Me - Episode 98 - Neil Landau

11/26/2018
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Neil Landau, author of TV Writing on Demand: Creating Great Content in the Digital Era; co-screenwriter of Don't Tell Mom The Babysitter's Dead (with episode 17 guest Tara Ison); and Assistant Dean, Special Programs and Associate Director, MFA Screenwriting - Writing for Television with the UCLA School of Film & Television, sat down with me to share the movies that made him. Join us, as we discuss incorrigible optimism, real-life fictional father figures, uncertainty ever after, and poking...

Duration:01:36:25

Movies Made Me - Episode 97 - James Fairbanks IV

11/12/2018
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James Fairbanks IV, animator/writer and creator of Connie the Conjurer, sat down with me to chat about the movies that made him the up-and-coming name in the animation world that he is today. Join us, as we discuss the eternal high school Python, flying children, simple genius, and animated networking. Have a thought to share about James' 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...

Duration:01:44:11

Movies Made Me - Episode 96 - Trevor Dillon

10/29/2018
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Trevor Dillon, Programming Director at The Frida Cinema in Santa Ana, CA and Writer/Director with Ghost Party Pictures, sits down with me to talk about the movies that made him. Join us, as we discuss tiny boat epics, venturing adventure, comfort food, and the timeless West. Have something to say about Trevor'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:02:08:09

Movies Made Me - Episode 95 - Tony Wayne

10/15/2018
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Tony Wayne, actor who has appeared in numerous episodes of Fox's 24, as well starring in the feature film Pinch (directed by episode 43 guest Jake Lloyd), sat down with me to discuss the movies that made him who he is. Join us, as we discuss the clap, Shakespeare of the Valley, Russian influence, and beginner's luck. Be sure you follow the show on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for all the latest Movies Made Me information, DVR alerts, and unique content. Whether you subscribe to the...

Duration:01:59:44

Movies Made Me - Episode 94 - Long Beach Comic Con

10/1/2018
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Long Beach Comic Con's Artist Alley is rich with amazingly talented people, each offering their own unique approach to the creation of art and merchandise for fans of pop culture. I recorded with a variety of these creators and asked each to share 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 all the artists and creators who took time out of...

Duration:01:19:21

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