On today’s episode, Matt welcomes podcaster, writer, musician, and close friend, Frankie Bradley-Lestrange! Together, they talk about her brand new limited-run podcast, Certain Point of Yule, which is a seasonal Christmas podcast on CertainPOV.com. They chat about why the Mass Effect franchise means so much to them and Frankie’s love of Tamora Pierce. Later, they take solace in certain comfort tv, games, and movies, and Frankie shares the origins of all her log running podcasts (Reignite, The Rob Thomas (No, Not That One) Robcast and Circle Of Friendship.)
In this episode, Matt is joined by tabletop game designer and convention coordinator Peter Petrusha!Peter talks with Matt about the development of his new game “Rest In Pieces,” and how Kickstarter was integral to getting it made. They also chat about video games from their past and present, the Indie Game Developer Network, what it’s like designing tabletop games in the indie game landscape.
On this week’s show, Matt welcomes costume designer, stage director, teacher, podcaster, and big time Disney nerd, Matty Limerick! They chat about the origins and upcoming changes to Matty’s podcast Dolewhip and Dreams. They also discuss his early life and love of theater, as well as upcoming projects and where his obsession with Disney began.
In this episode, Matt is joined by author Nova Sparks to talk about her sci-fi book trilogy the Dome. Nova talks with Matt about her upbringing, early writing, and how the pandemic has shaped her recent life. Nova also shares her process for writing the trilogy, her thoughts on expectations and being a writer in 2020. Finally, she shares a tiny sneak peak of what her next project will be about.
This week, Matt welcomes podcaster and writer Evan Ross Katz to the program! This interview – among other things – also celebrates Matt joining Evan as the new producer of his podcast, Shut Up Evan (And yes, the first two episodes of the season are available wherever you get your podcasts.) Matt chats with Evan about the origins of Evan’s podcast, his early writing career and love of fashion, his passion for reality TV, and his recent deep dive into the Survivor TV series. They make plenty of time to cover his deep and limitless love of Sarah Michelle Gellar as well.
This week Matt is joined by singer/songwriter Bright Kelly! The two talk about Bright’s band, The Great Enough, his solo work, and his live Twitch concerts. They also discuss what it’s like being a musician during a pandemic. The gents also chat about their favorite badass Kate Nyx, human connection during a time of isolation, and learning to communicate better in an all-digital age.
In this episode, Matt is joined by the delightful, fun, and charming Jason Ritter for: a chat about the phenomenon that is Gravity Falls, Jason’s role in Frozen 2, their mutual love of gaming new and old, and Jason’s work on Drunk History and Another Period. They also show some love for previous guest (and sister) Carly Ritter as well as discuss a deep dive into their quarantine music picks.
Back on July 29th, thanks to the Indie Game Developer Network, Matt had the absolute pleasure of hosting the 2020 Indie Groundbreaker Awards Post Show! He got to interview judges, nominees and winners over on his Twitch channel after the awards show was over. The Indie Groudbreaker Awards shines an annual spotlight on excellence in the indie game design community. Please enjoy those interviews in this episode.
Time for a new episode of Autographs! This week Matt chats with writer, podcaster, professional DM, and TTRPG lover, Diana Gaeta! The two chat about Diana’s tabletop gaming origins, her 5e setting guide Neverland – The Impossible Island, and her podcast Femsplained. They also talk about her endless love of Peter Pan, Dragon Age, and home brewed modules for D&D.
This week Matt welcomes emcee, singer, dancer, actor, writer, and director Abe Goldfarb! The two chat about Abe’s time with Beetlejuice The Musical, his directorial debut with The Horror At Gallery Kay, as well as how he got his start in the business of show. They also discuss the plethora of voice acting gigs Abe’s had, ranging from Pathfinder: Kingmaker to Pokémon to Boy Girl Dog Cat Mouse Cheese, and more.