September 17, 2017 - While attending Son of Monsterpalooza, I ran into Sven Granlund, a makeup artist who makes the pieces used on set to bring character makeups to life. He's currently best known for being part of the team behind Deadpool, and shared a story about his work on the film (which includes Ryan Reynolds) as well as some details about upcoming projects he's worked on.
September 5, 2017 - While at Dark Delicacies to support a fundraiser raising money for the victims of Hurricane Harvey, I was lucky to meet Christopher Hart, the man behind one of my all-time favorite characters, Thing, from The Addams Family movies. We had a great little chat!
August 23, 2017 - Makeup artist Craig Reardon and I sat down to talk a little about his storied career, which includes work on Poltergeist, The Goonies, Oz the Great and Powerful, The Orville, and much more. We also lightly brushed over Craig's semi-retirement from makeup artistry and what comes next for him.
August 19 2017 - After attending my first ever Shakespeare in the Park at Griffith Park, I spoke with Independent Shakespeare Company's managing director, David Melville, about the current production of The Two Gentlemen of Verona. The show will continue to run Wednesdays through Sundays at 7 PM until September 3. You can learn more here: http://www.iscla.org/griffith-park-festival/ Image Credit: Mike Ditz
August 11, 2017 - While at Stage 2 of the Colorado Classic in Breckenridge, Colorado, I had the opportunity to speak with former professional cyclist Christian Vande Velde. He now works for NBCSN as a cycling commentator alongside Bob Roll. We discussed his love of his sport, his past as a pro, and more.
August 1, 2017 - Following an incredible Q&A at Makeup Designory in Burbank, I spoke with makeup artist Christopher Nelson about what it was like to win the Oscar for Suicide Squad, some of his upcoming work (including Bright and The Orville), and more.
July 23, 2017 - In my final new podcast from San Diego Comic-Con International, I spoke with bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon. She is the reason I started attending Comic-Con ten years ago, and in that time, she's finished an arc of her Dark-Hunter book series and published countless more books.
July 22, 2017 - The legendary Sergio Aragones and I discussed comics, the Eisner Awards, and San Diego Comic-Con.
July 22, 2017 - I have been a fan of Scott Shaw's comic art work for years. It was an honor to discuss comics, his history with the art form, and his upcoming work (including a book by Mark Perez called "How to Win at Life by Cheating at Everything" which comes out next week) with him.
July 22, 2017 - I have known writer Alethea Kontis for years thanks to the internet, but I finally had the chance to meet her in person and talk with her about her books and various convention experiences.