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Ep. 104 Andrea Tsurumi

People I Think Are Cool

Release Date: 11/10/2017

Ep. 132 Glenn McQuaid show art Ep. 132 Glenn McQuaid

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Glenn McQuaid is a writer, director, producer, and musician. He is the co-creator of the popular horror audio play & anthology series Tales from Beyond the Pale. He's also the writer and director of the film I Sell the Dead, starring Ron Perlman and Dominic Monaghan. I discovered Glenn through his music created under the name Witchboard. Glenn is incredibly talented. In this episode, we talk about working in different mediums, creating stories with Larry Fessenden, the music that inspires him, and using sound to tell scary tales. You can follow Glenn on & instagram ().   ...

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Top Five Horror Soundtracks for Writing Bites of Terror show art Top Five Horror Soundtracks for Writing Bites of Terror

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It's a Lizzie Special! This episode I sit down with my co-creator Jimmy Reed to share the soundtracks we listened to while writing , our new graphic novel with . It was hard narrowing our list down to just five movies each. Although we wanted to have Romero, Carpenter, and John Harrison in every slot, we also wanted to bring some new, strange sounds to your ears for writing inspiration. Check out our show notes for Bites of Terror playlists on YouTube & Spotify and more fun links behind our horror graphic novel.  SHOW NOTES: 

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Ep. 131 Michelle Gish show art Ep. 131 Michelle Gish

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Ep. 130 David Plunkert show art Ep. 130 David Plunkert

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is an illustrator, poster artist, graphic designer, and co-founder of Spur Design in Baltimore. He's created tons of iconic images for over 500 companies, including The New Yorker and Criterion. In this episode, Dave and I discuss the evolution of graphic design plus where it is going, working with Criterion, and advice for new artists. You can follow Dave on & .    Show Notes:   

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Ep. 129 Meredith Borders show art Ep. 129 Meredith Borders

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Meredith Borders is the managing editor for Fangoria magazine and a freelance film critic. I first met Meredith at Fantastic Fest a few years ago. As an avid reader of Fangoria, her articles always speak to me. In this episode we explore why she loves managing creatives, hot editing & writing tips, the craft beer industry, and best reads for artists (full book list in show notes). You can follow Meredith on   Show Notes:  BOOK Recommendations

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Ep. 128 Faye Guerra show art Ep. 128 Faye Guerra

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Faye Guerra is the host of the genre film group Psycho Cinema. The club may take place at the , but don't let that deter you from joining the fun genre talk on the Psycho Cinema group and ). In this episode, Faye and I talk exploitation films, the fine line between offensive vs fascinating, and hanging out with Shudder's Joe Bob Briggs.   Show notes:   

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and Jessie Maltin are the father/daughter duo behind the . The Maltin movie empire started over fifty years ago when Leonard wrote his first article at fifteen and has grown into a family business. In this episode, we chat growing up Maltin, movies that could scar your children for life, film curation, and selling books in a world where bookstores are fading. You can follow and on Twitter.   Show Notes:     

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Ep. 126 April Wolfe show art Ep. 126 April Wolfe

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April Wolfe is the host of , a podcast featuring female creators examining their favorite genre flicks, and the co-writer of the new Black Christmas in theaters Dec. 13. In this episode, we talk about reimaging Black Christmas, women in film, and the logistics behind every episode of Switchblade Sisters. You can follow April on Twitter ().    Show Notes: 

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Ep. 125 Emily Whitten show art Ep. 125 Emily Whitten

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  Emily S. Whitten is back with her new graphic novel . You might remember Emily from where we chatted about writing for the popular site . The Underfoot is a magical book full of science, friendship, and hamsters. In this episode, Emily and I cover her writing process, hamster expertise, and upcoming plans for the series.    Show Notes:   

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Ep. 124 Andrea Tsurumi show art Ep. 124 Andrea Tsurumi

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  Andrea Tsurumi is back with her new picture book Crab Cake! The last time we had Andrea on the show (), this book was top secret. Now that the book is out, we can officially talk about Andrea's masterful skills at using her humor and illustrations to bring awareness to some serious and urgent environmental issues. This isn't your average book about the ocean or your average talk about picture books! Follow Andrea on Twitter (@AndreaTsurumi) & Instagram(@atsurumi).   Show Notes  

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Andrea Tsurumi (@AndreaTsurumi) is a writer and illustrator AND our first repeat guest! Her debut picture book Accident! just came out with HMH Books and it's magical. I remember talking to Andrea right when she got the book deal in episode 75 of People I Think Are Cool, and it's amazing to see where the book is now. I definitely recommend checking out both episodes to get a feel for the huge and talented range of Andrea's humor. Accident! is getting rave reviews, and Andrea shares all of her delightful storytelling secrets with us! 

 

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