Ep. #150 – Feat. Abe Goldfarb

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.

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Ep. #149 – Feat. Kathleen Choe

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.

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Ep. #148 – Feat. Pat Edwards

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.

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Ep. #146 – Feat. Matt Donnelly

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.

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Ep. #145 – Feat. Lisa Foiles

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.

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Ep. #137 – Feat. Case Aiken

In this episode, Matt welcomes podcaster, actor and writer, Case Aiken. The two chat about the Certain POV podcast network and how Case first got involved with them, Case’s love of pop culture, his roots in theater, and his unabashed love of Superman. The two also talk about the growth of podcasting, their plans for the future and why they both love this medium so much.

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Ep. #124 – Feat. John Lestrange

In this episode Matt welcomes historian, acrobat, gentleman, and big time nerd, John Lestrange. John has released two books on the history of genocide in media: Representations of Genocide in Cartoons, and his most recent release, Representations of Genocide in Video Games. Matt and John discuss John’s inspiration for both books, as well as the media he chose and why. The two also chat about John’s other nerdy passions and what led him to become a historian.

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Ep. #123 – Feat. Angélique Roché

In this episode Matt chats with the incredible Angélique Roché. Angélique is a host, attorney, content creator, and writer focused on the intersections of activism, policy, politics, current events, and nerd culture. The two chat about Angélique’s podcasts and the creative processes behind them. She also talk about how she got started as a content creator and writer. Finally, Matt and Angélique geek out about a great many things including comics, novels, TV, movies and video games.

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Ep. #84 – Feat. Dan Colonna

This week, Matt welcomes Dan Colonna: gamer, podcaster, writer, and YouTuber from Brooklyn, NY. The creator of (and writer for) the website/blog NerdPundit, Dan is also behind the YouTube channel Hit Buttons! (a source for Let’s Plays and gaming vlogs). He can also be found on the Dinosaur Machines Game Club Podcast along with his co-hosts Mark Magro and Dave Grima — a podcast described as the equivalent of a book club, but mostly focused on independent video games. With Matt, Dan chats about the origins of his website, YouTube channel, and podcast, and how they each compare as avocations in terms of content production and workflow. They also get into gaming and talk about Nintendo’s 2017 domination and the return of Mega Man with his 11th game. And so, from more on the games they’ve been playing to what they look forward to, here’s presenting Matt Storm and Dan Colonna.

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Ep. #82 – Feat. Mac Rogers

Today Matt welcomes Mac Rogers, a playwright hailing from NYC. Founding member of Gideon Productions, Mac Rogers has written the plays Frankenstein Upstairs, Universal Robots, and The Honeycomb Trilogy (including Advance Man, Blast Radius, and Sovereign). He is also the writer of a new 14-episode narrative podcast Steal the Stars — a serial noir science fiction heist. With Matt, Mac chats about Gideon Media partnering with Tor Labs to bring Steal the Stars to life; they chat about its casting process and how they decided on Ashlie Atkinson as the lead. Matt asks how Mac got his start as a writer, and what inspired him to dive deep into sci-fi on the stage. And so, from the difficulties in portraying and high quality science fiction in the theater—without the use of special effects—to the challenges of writing a podcast versus a play, here’s presenting Matt Storm and Mac Rogers.

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