Friday, December 4

Tag: writer

Episode 57 – Jillian Rose
podcast, writer

Episode 57 – Jillian Rose

Jillian Rose is a writer who stopped by to have a mimosa and tell us about her new book Don't Kiss & Sell, now available on Amazon! https://open.spotify.com/episode/7JVYRpw0OzyG0sRpIzUSlR Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/H9TNwoyk7PM Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO Although she has a professional marketing and sales background Jillian’s greatest passion has always been creative writing. Aided by glasses of boxed wine, she started writing short stories in between studying for business courses at the University of Pittsburgh. Jillian’s writing continued after she jetted off to work in Tel Aviv after college where she kept her dreams of being a novelist alive. After two years of a high-pressure sales job once she returned stateside...
Episode 54 – The Blind Blogger
interview, podcast

Episode 54 – The Blind Blogger

Maxwell Ivey, known as the Blind Blogger, reached out to me online and wanted to share his story - about being a blind blogger. So let me introduce you to the Blind Blogger https://open.spotify.com/episode/0skCN8ACWDpy58TZXHK5zc Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/5kcS0BibNRY Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO Maxwell Ivey is an inspirational and motivational personal coach who also runs a business buying and selling carnival equipment and amusement park rides. A native Texan, Max loves to sing and spend time with his unique and crazy dog, a “Greymation” named Penny (half Greyhound, half Dalmation). Reading, singing, and blogging are among Max’s favorite things to do. He especially enjoys helping others find their bliss. ...
Episode 53 – Brent M. Bailey
actor, podcast

Episode 53 – Brent M. Bailey

You know Brent Bailey as the Shell Gas spokesperson, but I know him as a friend and an actor. We met a few years ago on the set of a vampire film in Montana called CRIMSON WINTER. He is a cool guy and I wanted to sit with him and catch up on what he is up to these days. https://open.spotify.com/episode/61Qm6qSvXKiYKDAlD7PZjh Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/1cEo5aYfPjU Mimosas with Michael on Youtube BIO Born in Tucson, Arizona, Brent Bailey spent his childhood in Texas and Arizona, graduating from high school in Scottsdale. After attending college and earning his Master's in Business, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting. Brent has been on your TV constantly whether you realized it or not. He has done roughly 100 commercials and currently is ...
Episode 50 – Anna Elena Pepe
actress, podcast, writer

Episode 50 – Anna Elena Pepe

Anna Elena Pepe and I were in the same film - The Central Authority. So she came by the show to talk about doing a socially distanced film while on quarantine in London, England. https://open.spotify.com/episode/3FugVrFpr1ngxrZzbouEI2 Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/b3YCVbGmLTE Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO Anna Elena Pepe is a bilingual Italian-English actress and author. She completed the prestigious program European Act organised by The Royal Academy in London in collaboration with the International Institute of Performing arts in Paris where, in addition to acting, she also studied creative writing. Her screen acting credits include the films: Un Viaggio di Cento Anni (directed by legendary Italian director Pupi Avati) I Love you (di...
Episode 46 – Brantley J Brown
fear, film, gay, horror, interview, life, love, friendship, podcast, writer

Episode 46 – Brantley J Brown

Brantley J Brown is my writing partner. We have written many scripts together! We were even hired to write two scripts together so far. He has been on the podcast before but this is the first time he has been on the show by himself! So I figured it was time you all met Brantley! [and I apologize for the poor wifi service] https://open.spotify.com/episode/5Vlnsiuk18fo8WEgVe1wt5 Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/KY38YpHYjo8 Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO Brantley J. Brown is a screenwriter who lives in Southern California. He is engaged to his boyfriend of four years and is the father of three children; Jacob, Kaden, and Madison. He majored in Media Arts & Animation through the Art Institutes of Pittsburgh and does freelance graphic de...
Episode 40 – Jake Jensen
athlete, interview, podcast

Episode 40 – Jake Jensen

Jake and I were friends on Instagram first.  Then we got to work together when Troy Akin brought him in to act in the web series AD Out, which I directed. Since Jake is an athlete including tennis, it was an obvious fit. So Jake came on the show to talk about his career and his experience on the set of AD Out. https://open.spotify.com/episode/5Tnll8IR8cRCMHebOSug2C Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/HgbzCU8l1Gs Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO Jake is an actor, musician, screenwriter, and producer. He has a PhD in Sport Psychology and specializes in mindfulness training for athletes, actors, and others. His experiences while attending graduate school in east Tennessee helped fuel the development of Marmousch, set in Nashville, which is about a southe...
Interview 13 – Friday the 13th
blog, film, interview

Interview 13 – Friday the 13th

For this Friday the 13th of 2018 I asked my writing partner Brantley J Brown to help me come up with some questions to ask the team of the largest horror franchise of all time: Friday the 13th. We came up with 5 questions. Why do you think the Friday the 13th franchise became so iconic. What does the character of Jason Voorhees symbolize for you? How would you compare the horror films of the day to those, say, from the 70s & 80s Speaking of Friday the 13th, are you superstitious? What scares you the most? Here are their answers: Victor Miller, writer, the original Friday the 13th Writing, direction, special effects and music——talk about synergy! Remove any one of them and you’re left with who knows… Jason was always a victim. He was a freak of nature, derided and lost. Ki...