What Lies Upstream? Interview with documentary filmmaker, Cullen Hoback

A past guest of Hollywood & West Napa, documentary filmmaker Cullen Hoback returned to chat with us about his newest feature, What Lies Upstream. About the film: “A documentary that uncovers the truth behind a huge chemical spill that left 300,000 people without drinking water — and shows how it could happen again.” To find out more about the movie, […]

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A Twin Peaks discussion with Professor David Lavery, expert

I found a professor of pop culture and television to call in and discuss the return of Twin Peaks to television. Twin Peaks will be revisited 25 years later, premiering on Showtime in 2016.  About David: The author of over one hundred and fifty published essays, chapters, and reviews, he is author / co-author / editor / co-editor of over twenty books, including Full of Secrets: […]

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Filmmaker, interview with Lisa Ovies

I met Lisa Ovies when she was her for SIFF 2014 with Taking My Parents to Burning Man.  Since then she has been working on many other projects.  She was in town so we invited her to sit in and tell us about everything she’s working on. About Lisa: Lisa Ovies is an award winning producer, director, actress and writer […]

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Economics of the Undead, interview with authors Glen Whitham & James Dow

Economics of the Undead

We had a little trouble with the phone lines in the new studio so we really only chatted with one author about the book but it was really interesting all the same. About Economics of the Undead: Whether preparing us for economic recovery after the zombie apocalypse, analyzing vampire investment strategies, or illuminating the market forces that affect vampire-human romances, […]

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VOICE2014, interview with organizers Penny Abshire & James Alburger

This was to be my second journey to VOICE (this year’s VOICE2014): The Voiceover International Creative Experience.  I was excited to reconnect with Penny and James, the founders and organizers of the event, and to have them tell my listeners all about the convention. About VOICE: Voiceover talent from around the world came to Anaheim, CA in August 2014 to […]

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The Organic Life, interview with local documentarian Casey Beck

It’s always fun to have a local join us on the show.  Especially if their film is being screened at the Sonoma International Film Festival.  Casey Beck, talked to us about her feature documentary, The Organic Life. About the Organic Life: A year in the life of an hopeful organic farmer and his skeptical girlfriend reveals that a changing climate, […]

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Journey of Heroes, interview with author Stacey Hayashi

Journey of Heroes

Another of Cat’s finds from San Diego Comic-Con International was author Stacey Hayashi.  She called in to discuss her graphic novel, Journey of Heroes: the story of the 100th Infantry Battalion and 442nd Regimental Combat Team. More information can be found on their official website.  You can also follow them on Facebook. About Journey of Heroes: JOURNEY OF HEROES: the Story […]

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Voiceover Advice, interview with “voice strategist” Tom Dheere

Tom Dheere

Tom Dheere.  The “h” is silent.  But he’s not!  He called in to discuss many happenings in the voiceover world including his career as a voice talent and voice strategist.  We had a lot of fun chatting. About Tom Dheere: “I’ve narrated over 1,000 projects for clients in a dozen countries for just about every type of project you can […]

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The Most Fearless, interview with director Heather Kessinger

The Most Fearless

Director Heather Kessinger called us about the Kickstarter she had going to fund the completion of her documentary.  Since then it was successfully funded, so we can all look forward to seeing this amazing film. About the Most Fearless:  “In Bangladesh, 80% of the population lives on less than $2 per day, approximately half the children are stunted from malnutrition- […]

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Crazy4ComicCon, interview with blogger Tony B Kim

Tony B Kim

Having just been to SDCC and meeting Tony Kim in person, and getting to interview him for the Geek Girl Project, I thought it would be fun to have him on the show to talk about his convention schedule, upcoming panels, and love of all geeky things.  And I was right.  It was fun.  By the way, that interview is […]

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