Xander Berkeley is a fantastic actor who has had significant parts in some of the best movies in history, a few of which were Academy Award winning movies. Some of Xander's filmography includes: Terminator 2, A Few Good Men, Heat, Apollo 13, Leaving Las Vegas, Air Force One, Gattaca, Amistad, Taken, Kick-Ass, Faster and currently Proud Mary.
Back by popular demand, actor Jayson Warner Smith, graciously joining us for a second appearance. Jayson has acted in many roles, and currently portrays Savior, "Gavin" on The Walking Dead.
Erin Blunt is an actor and a DJ. His filmography includes: Hill Street Blues, Quincy, Alice, The White Shadow, Car Wash, What's Happening, Happy Days and perhaps his most well known role as Ahmad Abdul Rahim in the Bad News Bears trilogy.
Erin and I talk everything from acting, music and life's journey.
Meet the very cool: Erin Blunt.
One of this podcast's favorite Composers- Christopher Spelman talks about his rapport and journey with former student and now gifted director James Gray, composing, The fantastic "Lost City of Z" and his love for music. Chris manages to also talk about the Patriots, his beloved New York Yankees and his roots in Western Massachusetts.
Meet: Chris Spelman.
Justin Rain is an outstanding actor who stars as "Crazy Dog" in "Fear the Walking Dead" and many other wonderful shows. Justin's accomplishments as a human being are even more impressive. Justin is Cree, one of the largest groups of First Nations in North America with over 200,000 members living in Canada. Justin speaks to children on and off reservations, sharing his life, motivating students and making a difference. Justin's interview is emotional, heart wrenching, and filled with redemption. You will love Justin Rain the actor, you will come to love Justin Rain the person just as much.
Actor Reed Diamond and I have an in depth conversation about acting, life, the paths we choose (and the ones we don't) reflecting, family and life. Reed has been in such hits as Moneyball, Agents of SHIELD, Designated Survivor, 24, Good Night and Good Luck and so many more.
Meet: Reed Diamond.
Director Jeremiah Chechik is a very talented director who in his directorial debut directed the instant classic: "National Lampoons Christmas Vacation" a timeless classic, that many consider to be the greatest comedy in history. Christmas Vacation is as much a staple around the holidays as Santa Clause, Christmas Trees and gifts that keep on giving!
Jeremiah and John Hughes made for a wonderful team on Christmas Vacation. His filmography is very extensive in both the big and small screens.
Jeremiah and I have a very candid and interesting conversation about a wide range of topics. Jeremiah also shares a few little known facts and stories about life on the set of Christmas Vacation.
Meet the very kind, and very talented: Jeremiah Chechik.
(Episode 46)-”Sixteen Candles”, “Weird Science” and “The Breakfast Club”-Interview-Casting Director: Jackie Burch.
Jackie Burch is one the best casting directors in history. She is the foundation for three of the best comedies in history. Jackie and John Hughes made for an unstoppable team creating: Sixteen Candles, Weird Science and The Breakfast Club. Jackie's other movies include: D.C Cab, Cloak and Dagger, Commando, Fright Night, Mask, Three Amigos, Predator, Die Hard, Coming to America, Road House. (To name a few!)