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056 - Comedian Darryl Littleton

2/9/2020
This episode's guest is comedian Darryl Littleton. Darryl began his comedy career writing sketches for “The Tom Joyner Morning Show” on CBS Radio. Soon afterwards he became a regular at the world famous Comedy Store, adopted the stage name, “D’Militant” and landed a job as D. L. Hughley’s exclusive writer when he hosted BET’s “Comic View”. Darryl was promoted to writer/producer and also penned material for Cedric the Entertainer, Sommore and Don DC Curry. Darryl’s television credits...

Duration:01:01:02

055 - Comedian Tony Casillas

2/1/2020
This episode's guest is comedian Tony Casillas. Tony started performing stand up comedy in Dallas, Texas, during his senior year in college by going on stage and telling stories about his life. He has been able to evolve those stories into an act that has allowed him the opportunity to open up for comics like Jim Jeffries, Tj Miller, Orny Adams, Theo Von and Bobcat Goldthwait. He is also 1/2 of The Before and After Podcast with comedian Parker Slavens, where they recap funny stories, news...

Duration:00:57:22

054 - Becca Peixotto, Ph.D.

1/12/2020
Dr. Becca Peixotto is the Curator of the Origins: Fossils From The Cradle of Humankind exhibit at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. Located in the heart of Dallas, TX, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science delivers exciting, engaging and innovative visitor and outreach experiences through its education, exhibition, and research and collections programming for children, students, teachers, families and life-long learners. The Perot Museum of Nature and Science, in partnership...

Duration:00:45:13

053 - Danger God

11/10/2019
This is a very special edition of the podcast! I attended a round table conversation featuring documentary filmmaker, Joe O'Connell, and the subject of his film "Danger God," Gary Kent, who was the inspiration for Brat Pitt's character in Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon A Time In Hollywood." They discuss the documentary, stunt work through the years, Gary's real-life run-in with Charles Manson, and so much more on episode 53 of the Avert Your Eyes Podcast. Consider yourself warned. If you...

Duration:00:53:38

052 - Frame4Frame 2019 Red Carpet

9/28/2019
This episode of the podcast, we are on the red carpet of the 2019 Frame4Frame Film Festival in Arlington, TX. If you enjoyed the episode, head over to Apple Podcasts and kindly leave us a rating, a review, and subscribe! You can also subscribe via Stitcher, Spotify, TuneIn or Google Play. Follow us via Facebook and Twitter. Visit our website. Click here to take our listener survey! We now have Avert Your Eyes Podcast merchandise! Check it out here!

Duration:00:20:26

051 - Frame4Frame Festival 2019

9/19/2019
The Frame4Frame Festival 2019 is September 19 - 22 in Arlington, Texas and features art, music, films, and fun. Ahead of the festival, we sit in on the media round table with James Hawthorn and Vivian Fullerlove with the festival. Then, we talk with filmmakers Nicholas Muthersbaugh of "Alora," Sheran Keyton of "Purgatory," and George Wada of "Once Upon A Time." Next, we speak with director Daniel Montoya and Ethan, the subject the documentary "Him." Finally, we talk with filmmaker...

Duration:01:49:49

050 - Selase Botchway

9/1/2019
This episode's guest is actor Selase Botchway. He is a first-generation Ghanaian. Growing up in the Arlington area, as a young boy in an African enriched family, Selase became heavily influenced in the Arts, Music, Sports. He performed in several plays, sang in the choir, and participated in the championship comedy team in high school. After going to college in Iowa, he returned to North Texas fulfilling his dreams as an actor and signed with Linda McAlister Talent and Gill talent in...

Duration:01:09:54

049 - Maria Tuadi

8/4/2019
This episode's guest is Maria Tuadi. She is an Indonesian-American musician and filmmaker raised in SoCal that I met while attending the 2019 Asian Film Festival of Dallas. Her film Always screened during the Women's Block. Her "Love, Sweat and Fears" EP that she wrote, performed, and produced, is an exploration of contemporary RnB and Soul singing. The EP features the single, "Still", a Session I 2016 Grand Prize Winner and Lennon Award Winner in the R&B Category of The John Lennon...

Duration:00:13:12

048 - Richie Lunsford

6/30/2019
This episode's guest is Richie Lunsford. Richie lives in Fort Worth and is a main stage cast member of Four Day Weekend, the longest running show in the southwest. He is also a Writer, Director and Performer in the YouTube Web Series called For King and Country. Currently, Richie sits on the board of directors for the Fort Worth, non-profit called Girls Rock Fort Worth, which is a program that helps empower girls through music education and performance. During our conversation we...

Duration:01:13:44

047 - The.Naaman

6/9/2019
This episode's guest is Fort Worth rapper, The.Naaman. He is currently nominated for a 2019 Fort Worth Weekly Music Award in the R&B/Hip Hop Category. Check out his current single here. If you enjoyed the episode, head over to Apple Podcasts and kindly leave us a rating, a review, and subscribe! You can also subscribe via Stitcher, Spotify, TuneIn or Google Play. Follow us via Facebook and Twitter. Visit our website. Click here to take our listener survey! We now have Avert Your...

Duration:00:52:39

046 - Kate Morgan

6/2/2019
This episode's guest is Kate Morgan. She is a critic, writer, and poet currently residing in Dallas, Texas. If you enjoyed the episode, head over to Apple Podcasts and kindly leave us a rating, a review, and subscribe! You can also subscribe via Stitcher, Spotify, TuneIn or Google Play. Follow us via Facebook and Twitter. Visit our website. Click here to take our listener survey! We now have Avert Your Eyes Podcast merchandise! Check it out here!

Duration:01:30:16

045 - Dave Lieber

5/19/2019
This episode's guest is Dave Lieber who is “The Watchdog” columnist at The Dallas Morning News. He is also on a mission to bring back to life a forgotten historical figure of North Texas – Amon G. Carter – who owned the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, WBAP-AM and what’s now NBC 5. Carter is credited with bringing a trillion dollars worth of businesses to North Texas. Dave’s eighth book is called "AMON! The Ultimate Texan." He’s also written a play of the same name that was performed before more...

Duration:00:54:44

044 - Katy Blakey

4/14/2019
This episode's guest Katy Blakey, weekend morning anchor and a reporter during the week at NBC 5 News. Born and raised in McKinney, Katy is a proud graduate of McKinney High School and Southern Methodist University. She graduated president of her class with a BA in journalism and political science. Katy is an Emmy Award-winning reporter, and her work has also been honored with Lone Star Emmy nominations, including Best News Anchor, and was recognized by the Oklahoma Associated Press. Katy...

Duration:01:03:37

043 - Deborah Jung

3/3/2019
This episode's guest is Deborah Jung, the Founder and Executive Director of Kids Who Care. Deborah is a 2007 Great Women of Texas honoree, 2008 Legacy of Women Award recipient for the Arts, and most recently the Heart of Gold award recipient from the Fort Worth Arts Council. Deborah Jung has produced and directed tours of original musicals since 1990 with Kids Who Care, previewing Off Broadway at the Lamb's Theatre, and appearing at the Kennedy Center, Bass Hall, and Disneyland....

Duration:01:19:04

042 - Amanda Sweet

2/10/2019
This episode's guest is Amanda Sweet. She is a Culture Creator - connecting with people through multimedia experiences. She focuses her energy on photography, curating and hosting events, and producing. Her true specialty is pinpointing people’s talents and making opportunities to set their talents free. We discuss and being from Detroit, the art scene, fear of success, and so much more on the answer to everything, episode number 42, of the Avert Your Eyes Podcast! Consider yourself...

Duration:00:55:27

041 - Best Of Fests 2019 Red Carpet

1/23/2019
Episode 41 is a very special edition of the podcast! I recently attended the 2019 Best of Fests Film Festival a few weeks ago. 22 different film festivals came together to present films that either were popular with their audiences or represented their programming esthetic. I attended the red carpet and spoke with several filmmakers and festival representatives including: Harry and Linda Eaddy with the Denton Black Film Festival. www.dentonbff.com Rob Smat, Director of "The Last...

Duration:00:53:39

040 - Nicholas Muthersbaugh

1/19/2019
This episode's guest is Nicholas Muthersbaugh. Together we made a short film called Alora where Nick served as the co-writer, co-producer, and the director. Nick, in two years, he’s garnered over 10 top awards, including being a 3x Emmy winner for his work in local media. “Alora” is his second short film, the first of which is Look Feel Touch Adore, a thriller that can be found on IndieFlix.com, and Vimeo. Alora has been selected into the 2019 Denton Black Film Festival and is currently...

Duration:01:21:08

039 - Maddy Lea, Tammy & Daryl

1/18/2019
This episode's guest is Maddy Lea. She is a 9 year old up and coming actress from Fort Worth, Texas and has been in various performing arts since the age of 5. Maddy Lea has been featured in several SAG eligible projects including one of the current nationwide Great Wolf Lodge commercials. She has also acted in community theatre as well as numerous independent films within the last few years. When Maddy Lea is not performing in film and television projects, she is also making a name for...

Duration:01:01:01

038 - Lauren Brizendine Returns

1/12/2019
Lauren Brizendine is back! She stars in a film written by Michael Gibson Jr. and Nicholas Muthersbagh called "Alora" where she plays the mother, Sarah."Alora" has been selected into the 2019 Denton Black Film Festival and is currently up for two awards: Best Short and Best Texas Short. The story is about a single mother who is training as a NASA astronaut to potentially go and visit a new planet labeled that has been discovered that is within the Goldilocks Zone of a star. The conflict...

Duration:01:09:40

037 - Nicole Fancher

1/6/2019
As you may know, aside from working on my day job and podcasting, I have also been working on a film. It's called "Alora" and it has been selected into the 2019 Denton Black Film Festival. It was written by myself and my friend, the very talented Nicholas Muthersbaugh, who also directed it. The story is about a single mother who is training as a NASA astronaut to potentially go and visit a new planet labeled that has been discovered that is within the Goldilocks Zone of a star, A-107A. The...

Duration:01:01:28