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.
On this week’s episode, Matt is joined by actor, editor, writer, and all around creative force of nature, Kathleen Choe! Kathleen talks with Matt about her origins in film editing and acting, her recurring roleon the Netflix series Maniac, as well as her appearances on Show Me a Hero, Quantico, Younger, Broad City, Mysteries of Laura, Forever, and Delivery Man. They also chat about staying motivated in a time of quarantine and the importance of having a multitude of diverse skills in the current creative landscape.
This week Matt is joined by author, tabletop role playing enthusiast, and podcaster Pat Edwards! Pat talks with Matt about the new D&D 5th Edition campaign he wrote called The Red Opera, his novel Space Tripping, and his podcast Let’s Rewatch. The two also chat about being creative in time of pandemic, staying focused, finding inspiration, some of their favorite TV comedies, as well as the future of the Space Tripping series.
This week Matt chats with burlesque and nerdom power couple, Brettzo and America Online @aol.com! They chat with Matt about their burlesque beginnings, their favorite acts and themes for shows, the power of comedy in burlesque, as well as how they are keeping busy and artistically fulfilled in a time of quarantine.
Time for another brand new episode! This week Matt welcomes podcast, comedian, improviser, magician, writer, and mind noodler, Matt Donnelly! They talk about how they met, Matt D’s podcasts, Abracababble and Matt and Mattingly’s Ice Cream Social, as well as Matt D’s love of magic and comedy. They also chat about tour with Piff The Magic Dragon, building a live show, the origins of Matt D’s desire to mind noodle and his appearance (and job) on Penn & Teller: Fool Us.
This week Matt welcomes actor, writer, singer and internet nerd, Lisa Foiles, to the show. Lisa has a brand new fantasy/fiction book called “Ash Ridley and the Phoenix” out right now. Lisa chats with Matt about the origins of her new book, the process of writing it, getting it published, and the difficulties along the way. They also talk about her cat nemesis Kevin, creating on YouTube, returning to song writing, growing up a child actor and finding your focus to grow what you love.
This week, Matt welcomes Mike Rugnetta back to the show. The two talk about Mike’s latest adventure – the Shadowrun podcast “Fun City.” They look back on his days on YouTube and PBS Idea Channel, chat about his love of tabletop gaming, writing music, his other podcast “Reasonably Sound” and the possibility of getting back to making new videos on the internet.
In this episode, Matt welcomes back the incredible and prolific nerdcore rap legend, Mega Ran! Together they chat about Ran’s collaboration with MC Lars on their album, “The Dewey Decibel System”, the inspiration for his podcast, going from being a wrestling fan to being in the ring, playing live, creating in a time of social distancing, his latest EP “Ages Vol. 1” and finding time to enjoy pop culture without the need to always create from it.