Exploring the artistic journeys of successful musicians, filmmakers, writers, painters and other creatives.
RECAP - Reflections on Rae, Police Reform, and Songwriters of All Generations
Bryan and Jason discuss takeaways from the interview with Rae Deslich, process the guilty verdict in the Chauvin trial and what it means for racial justice in America, and talk about upcoming interviews with two singer/songwriter Emily James, and the platinum-selling songwriter on more than 70 Heart songs, Sue Ennis.
Rae Deslich on Set Decoration, Promising Young Woman, and Breaking into Hollywood
Rae Deslich is an Emmy-nominated set decorator whose film Promising Young Woman, starring Carey Mulligan. was nominated for five academy awards and took home one for best original screenplay. They have also worked on notable shows such as Party of Five, Drunk History, Alone Together, and the upcoming HBO Max reboot of 1980s Head of the Class.
RECAP - Bryan and Jason on Strip Down, Rise Up, and Raising a Podcast Baby
Bryan and Jason discuss takeaways from last week's interview with filmmaker Michèle Ohayon, who directed the Netflix documentary Strip Down, Rise Up, a listener review posted on Podbean; Bryan's upcoming interview with comic Monica Nevi; the pride Bryan and Jason have in the podcast baby they have helped raise since March of 2019; and next week's episode, featuring set designer Rae Deslich, who worked on the Oscar-nominated film Promising Young Woman.
Michèle Ohayon on the Healing Power of Movement, and Directing Strip Down, Rise Up
Michèle Ohayon is an acclaimed director, writer, and producer. She is also the CEO and Co-Founder of Kavana Entertainment. Her documentaries include It Was a Wondeful Life narrated by Jodie Foster, Cowboy del Amor, and the Academy Award nominated Colors Straight Up. Her most recent film is Netflix’s Strip Down, Rise Up. which follows the journey of a diverse group of women who heal trauma and body image issues through sensual movement and the art of pole dance.
RECAP - Lisa Foiles Takeaways, Wishing BJ Thomas Well, Grandfatherhood Update, and What's Next
In this recap episode, Bryan and Jason discuss: Takeaways from Bryan's interview with actor, novelist, and screenwriter Lisa Foiles; What it was like to cover SXSW for the first time; BJ Thomas' recent diagnosis of lung cancer; Bryan's experience so far as a grandfather; and next week's interview with filmmaker Michèle Ohayon.
Lisa Foiles on Acting, Screenwriting, and Writing Ash Ridley and the Phoenix
Lisa Foiles has been acting in Hollywood since she was 12. Best known as a series regular on the Nickelodeon sketch comedy show All That, she also appeared on Even Stevens and Malcolm in the Middle. Her film work includes the thriller Shiver and the comedy The Master of Disguise with Dana Carvey. Lisa currently stars on the YouTube series Stuff of Legends, created by Joshua Ovenshire, and authored the novel Ash Ridley and the Phoenix.
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AMAZING Podcast! Bryan is the JAM!
LOVE this podcast! Bryan is so adept at navigating each guest with his sage nuances and intricate creative mind I tune in every time there's a new episode and cant wait for the next one to come down the pike. BRAVO!!
Made my weekend
I listened to many episodes this weekend and ended up joining the Seattle International Film Festival, watching Love on the Spectrum, buying Learned Hopefulness, and doing a ton of Google searches. I had a really great weekend: thinking.