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May 26, 2015

Mike Pesca, perhaps known to some as an infamous Jeopardy choker, has additionally been a broadcaster for nearly 20 years, including appearances on some of NPR's most prestigious and popular shows: On the Media, Planet Money, On Point, Wait Wait Don't Tell Me, and on and on.

Pesca's a 2-time Edward R. Murrow award...


May 19, 2015

Shaun finds common ground with Los Angeles-based writer and multimedia filmmaker Charlie Pieper, whose short films often communicate the creepiness and anxiety of life.

The conversation includes in-depth reading and discussion of three of Charlie's short films, which can be viewed on Vimeo for free. I highly recommend...


May 14, 2015

Actor/director/writer Wonder Russell joins Shaun to talk about her upcoming short film "See You on the Other Side," which is crowdfunding until May 20, 2015. Wonder spoke eloquently about her acting process, her transition from actor to director, and the loss of her father inspiring the film.

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May 12, 2015

Cinematographer Steve Gainer, ASC has an impressive Hollywood filmography: he's worked with Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Gunn, and previous guest Lexi Alexander. Even more impressive, though, is how open Steve is about his process, both next to and away from the camera. Shaun talked to Steve about a range of topics,...


May 5, 2015

Brian and Shaun try to make the case that a time-traveling Alfred Hitchcock invented reality television, and zombie Grace Kelly is called out for child abuse. This week, by special request from Patreon supporter Anna: Rear Window (1954).

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