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G126 - Writer Kate Hackett

Thu Jun 14 2018 (40:05)

We discuss web series, acting tips, Patreon tips, and much more!

Our guest this time is actress, writer, and web series creator Kate Hackett. You may know her as the star and creator of the web series Classic Alice. She has worked on a wide-range of projects over the last few years (Kate & Joe Just Want to Have Sex, Not a Plan, etc).Kate tells us about Classic Alice, her most recent film The Long Dig, gives us insight on how to run a successful Patreon project, shares tips for web series creators, shares acting tips, talks about what books might make good TV ...

G125 - Writer Jeffery H. Haskell

Fri Apr 27 2018 (01:16:24)

We talk writing superhero stories and much more!

This is episode 125 and our guest this time is writer Jeffery H. Haskell. He is the author of a fun superhero novel series that I’ve been reading called Full Metal Superhero.Jeffery tells us about his popular superhero series, the meaning behind the name of the series & lead character, the research he did on the science behind the superhero, research to write a character that cannot walk, his experiences writing for Kindle Worlds, his upcoming books, and more. We also chat with him about what we ...

This time our guests are Jeffrey Michael Bays and Jay Plyburn. They are here to tell us about their new film Not From Space, a sci-fi/comedy film about a dysfunctional cable news channel on the day aliens arrive in orbit.Writer & producer Jeffrey Michael Bays, a.k.a. the Hitchcock Whisperer, is a filmmaker and film scholar with a Master of Arts in Cinema, author of Suspense With a Camera and Between the Scenes. And actor & producer Jay Plyburn is a Broadcast Journalism graduate of Marshall Unive ...

G123 - Writer Scott King

Tue Apr 03 2018 (26:48)

Writing a novel in 5 days, epic fantasy, and more!

It's episode 123 and this time we are chatting with writer Scott King. He is the author of the non-fiction books Outline Your Novel, Finish The Script, Story Pitch, and The 5 Day Novel. Yes, he wrote a book in five days and tells us about it. He has also written fiction books like Ameriguns and the fantasy novel Wrath of Dragons.He shares lots of writing tips, tells us how he made the transition from college professor to full-time author, shares how he created his fiction stories, and much more. ...

We talk to the director of Stargate Origins!

Welcome to our first episode of GenreTainment in 2018!This is episode 122 and the interview this time is with director Mercedes Bryce Morgan who is directing a new series in one of our favorite franchises. Yes, we are talking about Stargate. Stargate is back!A new series called Stargate Origins premiered on the digital platform Stargate Command. Not only is Stargate Command a perfect hub for fans to celebrate and interact with the Stargate franchise, but the platform library is the largest colle ...

We talk the best and worst movies, TV, and books of 2017.

It's our annual year in review, whereSFP-NowandGenreTainmentteam-up to talk about the best and worst films, TV, and books of 2017.This year it's Ian Cullen from SFP-Now, Marx Pyle from GenreTainment, Jeff Burns from Super Geeked Up, and Raissa from SciFi Pulse discussing their favorite and not so favorite films, TV shows, and books of 2017.Links:Television on the Wild Wild Web: How To Blaze Your Own Trail@MrMarx

We discuss writing tips, web series festivals, script consultanting, and how to pitch your script.

It's episode 121 and we are chatting withKathie Fong Yoneda. Kathie is an independent script consultant whose clientele includes several award-winning writers.She is the author ofThe Script Selling Game: A Hollywood Insider's Look At Getting Your Script Sold and Produced.Kathie has over 30 years of industry experience working with Paramount, Disney, MGM, and many other studios. She has presented over 250 workshops and seminars throughout the world and evaluated more than 20,000 submissions in th ...

G120 – Stareable Founder Ajay Kishore

Sun Jan 08 2017 (17:45)

We discuss web series and what Stareable can offer creators.

This timewe’re chatting with the founder of Stareable, Ajay Kishore. Stareable is a website that seeks to even the playing field so TV shows are considered on their merits, not their marketing budget. So if you are a web series/indie TV series creator or just someone looking for new TV shows to watch, then you’ll want to check out this episode.We talk about the origin and goals of Stareable, how it works, how you can submit your show, a few of Ajay’s favorite new shows, and more.GenreTainmentis ...

SciFi Pulse Radio 2016 Year In Review

Fri Dec 30 2016 (01:50:36)

We discuss the highlights of TV, film, and books in 2016.

It's nearly the end of 2016, which means it's time for a special edition of SFP-Now & GenreTainment! SFP-Now host Ian Cullen and GenreTainment co-host Marx Pyle are joined by Jeff Burns (Super Geeked Up, Super Knocked Up) to discuss the best and worse TV shows, movies, and books of 2016.Listen to this fun overview of TV shows (Stranger Things, The Flash, Crazyhead, Westworld, Limitless, Black Mirror, Daredevil, Luke Cage, Incorporated, The Tick, etc) , movies (Doctor Strange, Batman vs Superman, ...

G119 – Writer Justin Sloan

Tue Oct 25 2016 (42:03)

Writing Video Games, Books, and more

Marx goes solo forepisode 119,chatting with video game writer (Game of Thrones,Minecraft: Story Mode), novelist (Allie Strom and the Ring of Solomon,Falls of Redemption), screenwriter (Wrecked,My Husband’s Preggo), and podcast host Justin Sloan.They talk about Justin’s fiction books, his non-fiction (Creative Writing Career), writing for video games, how being a veteran has affected his writing, and so much more. And you may have recently heard Marx be a guest on Justin’sCreative Writing Career ...

G118 – ITVFest Special

Mon Oct 17 2016 (59:51)

The Independent Television and Film Festival

Welcome to another episode of GenreTainment at Sci Fi Pulse Radio! This118th episodeis a special festival episode.Marx recently went to ITVFest, the Independent Television and Film Festival, where he did one of four presentations in the IAWTV Producer Prep panel track. The presentations went really well and Marx enjoyed the festival.At the festival Marx snagged 10 mini-interviews with creators of web series, indie TV pilots, and short films.WARNING: The interviews were live and there is some win ...

G117 – Writer Chris Fox

Tue Sep 06 2016 (33:47)

Writing faster and mixing genres

It’s time forepisode 117and we are chatting with writer Chris Fox! When you have non-fiction books with titles like5,000 Word Per HourandWrite To Market, plus fiction books that have a mix of werewolves, zombies, and aliens you are going to get people’s attention. And don’t forget his very publicly documented challenge to himself to write & edit a full length novel in 21 days. Not only did he do it, but it has sold extremely well!Chris tells us how he got into writing, talks about his various bo ...

The new Tick series and more!

It’s time forepisode 116and we are chatting with writer and producer Ben Edlund (Supernatural,Angel,Firefly,Gotham,Revolution), the creator ofThe TickTV show and comic book series.The Tickis always one of those shows that often makes the list of TV shows that ended to soon. So it is very awesome to see Amazon giving Ben Edlund a second chance at a live-action series version ofThe Tick. We spoke with Ben about his plans for the show, how it will differ from the first incarnation, and so much more ...

G115 – Writer Michael La Ronn

Tue May 31 2016 (38:33)

Writing tips and breaking genre norms.

It’s time forepisode 115and we are chatting with writer and YouTuber Michael La Ronn.Michael La Ronn writes what he calls fearless science fiction & fantasy. His writing is filled with strange worlds and quirky humor featuring unusual, nontraditional heroes such as teddy bears, vegetables, and androids (but not all in the same book).Michael also writes nonfiction for authors who are stuck in the awkward phase between beginner and bestseller. He hosts the growing YouTube channel,Author Level Up, ...

Game design, Savage Rifts, and more.

This isepisode 114and we are chatting with writer & game designer Sean Patrick Fannon.Fannon has been writing for tabletop roleplaying games since 1988. Working on such classic games as the very firstStar WarsRPG (from West End Games), the superhero RPGChampionsand much more. He is the author of a favorite book of mine,The Fantasy Roleplaying Gamer’s Bible. He has also worked for years with computer games too.But the main topic we have him on to discuss is the upcoming roleplaying gameSavage Rif ...

Tips on acting, filmmaking, and more.

This isepisode 113and we are chatting with acting teacher, filmmaker, and author DW Brown.Brown has trained actors, writers, and directors for the past 20 years at The Joanne Baron/DW Brown Studio in LA. Working with such talents as Robin Wright, Leslie Mann, Olivia Wilde, Keanu Reeves, and more.We talk to him about his newest bookYou Can Act On Camera: Insider Tips for Delivering A Great Performance Every Time. We also compare different acting methods, discuss being vulnerable for acting, being ...

Deadpool, Colossus, and more.

This isepisode 112and we are chatting with actor and motion capture artist Greg LaSalle.You might have seen him in recent movieDeadpoolwhere he is the face of Colossus. We learn all sorts of cool things about motion capture technology from this veteran of facial motion capture performance whose work has appeared in movies like Marvel’sThe Avengers,Guardians of the Galaxy,Gravity, andHarry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.And we take a behind-the-scenes look at how the character of Colossus was cre ...

We talk the X-Files and more!

This isepisode #111of GenreTainment and and we are chatting with writer and critic John Kenneth Muir.John is is an award-winning author of over 27 books in the fields of film & television, with a focus on horror & science fiction. John is also the creator of the award-nominated web series,The House Between, and his blog, Reflections on Film/TV was named one of the “top 100” film study blogs on the Net.We are talking about his bookThe X-Files FAQ: All That’s Left to Know About Global Conspiracy, ...

SciFi Pulse Radio Best and Worst of 2015

Wed Dec 30 2015 (02:05:46)

With co-hosts of GenreTainment, SFP-Now, and Super Geeked Up

2015 has come to an end, which means it is time for a new SciFi Pulse Radio 2015 Best & Worst Special.Join co-hosts Ian Cullen (SFP-Now), Marx Pyle (GenreTainment), and Jeff Burns (Super Geeked Up) as they discuss their picks for best & worst movies and TV shows of 2015. Plus, what they are looking forward to in 2016. They discuss Star Wars The Force Awakens, Ant-Man, Mr. Robot, Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Arrow, Flash, Ash Vs. Evil Dead, Teen Wolf, Once Upon A Time, The Man In The High Castle, an ...

SciFi Pulse Radio 2015 Christmas Special

Wed Dec 23 2015 (01:23:11)

With co-hosts of GenreTainment, SFP-Now, and Super Geeked Up

It's that time of the year again, which means it is time for a new SciFi Pulse Radio Special Christmas Edition episode.Join co-hosts Ian Cullen (SFP-Now), Marx Pyle (GenreTainment), and Jeff Burns (Super Geeked Up) as they discuss their favorite Christmas themed movies and TV episodes.Ian Cullen on Twitter:@SciFiPulseMarx Pyle on Twitter:@MrMarxJeff Burns on Twitter:@SuperGeekedUp

G110 – Writer Garrett Robinson

Wed Dec 16 2015 (01:04:35)

Fantasy writing, Jessica Jones and more.

This isepisode #110of GenreTainment and and we are chatting with indie author, YouTuber and filmmaker Garrett Robinson.After publishing his first work in December of 2012, Robinson has published 9 science fiction & fantasy books (Nightblade,Midrealm,Touch, etc) with many more in development. We discuss how he got started with filmmaking which evolved into writing books. We also learn how he approaches writing and he shares a number of tips for other indie creators.We learn about his new Legendar ...

G109 – Writer Alan Baxter

Wed Nov 11 2015 (45:24)

It’sepisode 109and we are chatting with dark fantasy, horror and sci-fi writer Alan Baxter.Baxter is an international master of kung fu who writes novels, novellas and short stories full of magic, monsters and yes, martial arts. Baxter tells us about his infamous first story he wrote when he was 7-years old, his non-fiction bookWrite The Fight Right, hisAlex Cainemartial arts/fantasy series, his fantasy novels, his many horror/fantasy/sci-fi short stories, and his martial arts background.We also ...

G108 – Horror Writer Jeffrey Thomas

Mon Oct 26 2015 (50:29)

We talk horror, Lovecraft, and sci-fi writing.

It’sepisode 108and we go a little dark and scary with prolific horror/scifi author Jeffrey Thomas. Thomas was a finalist for both the Bram Stoker Award and the John W. Campbell Award.We discuss how he became an author and what draws him to the genres of horror, science fiction, and Lovecraftian fiction. We also talk about the origins of hisPunktownsetting, the Kickstarter for aPunktowncomic book anthology, thePunktownroleplaying game, tips for writing, and much more.GenreTainment is where we tal ...

SyFy's Haven and the film Found In Time

It’sepisode 107and we have two great interviews for you this time.First up, we spoke with two of the stars of SyFy Channel’s TV seriesHaven. Emily Rose (Audrey Parker) and Adam Copeland (Dwight Hendrickson) discuss their experiences acting on this sci-fi series and some favorite moments of the final season.Then we have an interview with Writer/Director Arthur Vincie about his scifi filmFound In Time. We learn more about how the film was made and get some great tips for filmmakers.GenreTainment i ...

G106 – Writer Monica Leonelle

Thu Sep 10 2015 (50:37)

Writing faster, dictation, and more.

It’s episode 106 and we are chatting with writer Monica Leonelle. She is a successful indie author of fiction and non-fiction. She wrote the excellent bookWrite Better, Fasterand has many new books that just hit Amazon and many more coming out soon. If you are a writer, then you don’t want to miss this episode.We discuss Leonelle’s unique path to becoming a writer, learn a bunch of tips for writing faster, how to use dictation software, how to use Periscope, talk about her different book series, ...

Cinematography, Master Shots, Tarantino, and more.

For this 105th episode we are chatting with Christopher Kentworthy, the author of the bestsellingMaster Shotsseries of books. We’ll talk to him about writing and filmmaking, and learn more about hisMaster Shotsbooks (Volume 1: 100 Advanced Camera Techniques,Volume 2:Shooting Great Dialogue Scenes,Volume 3: The Director’s Vision) and his newest bookShoot Like Tarantino.We discuss how he first became involved in writing and filmmaking, talk about his fiction writing, discuss what TV shows & movies ...

G104 – Writer Christy Marx

Tue Aug 25 2015 (33:41)

Jem, Amethyst, writing tips, and more.

For this 104th episode we are chatting with game, animation and comic book writer Christy Marx. Christy was one of our first guests on the show back when we started GenreTainment and we are thrilled to have her back.She has written for classic animation series likeGI Joe,Spider-Man and the His Amazing Friends&Jem and the Holograms, also written for comic books likeBirds of Prey&Amethyst: Sword Of Sorcery, and has written for a number of video games and TV shows. She is also the author of the boo ...

Time travel, Indiegogo, and more.

For this 103rdepisodewe are chatting with Writer/ Director Daryn Murphy, creator of the time travel seriesTime Keeper, and actor Matt Lunsford who stars as Mitch Manners onTime Keeper. We learn more about this fun time travel web series, the Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign for season 3, and get tips about crowdfunding & acting.Oh, and we also learn about Daryn’s sercret first film, if Matt is really British and what makes a good time traveling pet.GenreTainment is where we talk about what is hap ...

G102 – Gen Con 2015 Special Part 2

Sun Aug 09 2015 (01:14:41)

Gen Con interview with writers and filmmakers.

It’s part 2 of our special at Gen Con, the longest running gaming convention in the world. Even though its focus is on gaming, there is much more than just that. We start off the interviews with many authors & illustrators in Authors Alley and wrap up the interviews at Gen Con Film Festival with the producers of the fantasy film The Rangers: A Shadow Rising.Please enjoy part 2 and see the links below related to the interviews from this episode. Be sure to check outpart 1with more Authors Alley & ...

G101 – Gen Con 2015 Special Part 1

Fri Aug 07 2015 (57:06)

Interview at Gen Con with writers and filmmakers.

For this 101stepisodeof GenreTainment we have a number of interviews from Gen Con, the longest running gaming convention in the world. Even though its focus is on gaming, there is much more than just that. We start off the interviews with the Gen Con Film Festival and then interview many authors & illustrators in Authors Alley.We collected so many interviews that we had to make this a two-parter. Please enjoy part 1 and see the links below related to the interviews from this episode. Be sure to ...

G100 – 100th Episode with Special Guests

Tue Jul 21 2015 (01:03:03)

Look back with Victor Miller, Ian Cullen, and Jeff Burns.

It is time for our 100thepisodeof GenreTainment!!!It’s a special episode as a few of our past guests return for this episode. One of which is our very first guest ever, Emmy winning writer Victor Miller, who is probably best known for writingFriday the 13th. We are also joined by filmmaker and International Academy of Web Television (IAWTV) chairman Jeff Burns. You might remember him from our recent game show episode or the earlier episode where we interviewed him and the cast ofSuper Knocked Up ...

Senn , constructed languages, Vulcan, Klingon, and more.

For this 99thepisodeof GenreTainment we are chatting with filmmaker and conlang professional Britton Watkins.Britton tells us how he became involved with conlang (which stands for constructed languages) which lead him to learning fictional alien languages like Na’vi, Vulcan, Klingon, and creating his own languages for his science fiction filmSenn. He also tells us how those skills landed him a job onStar Trek Into Darknessand we learn about his upcoming feature documentary on conlang, calledConl ...

G098 – Writer and Editor Shawn Coyne

Wed Jul 01 2015 (52:01)

The Story Grid, writing tips, and more.

For this 98thepisodewe are chatting with editor/publisher/literary agent/writer Shawn Coyne.Shawn tells us about his career in publishing and talks in-depth about his new information packed non-fiction book The Story Grid: What Good Editors Know. The book explains a method that Shawn has used for over 300 books in his career. So get ready to learn all about genre and how to write & edit your own story.GenreTainment is where we talk about what is happening in the world of film, TV and web series. ...

Geeky games with Super Geeked Up.

We are back with aspecial game show edition episodefor our 97th episode! We have the hosts ofSuper Geeked Upjoining us for this quiz filled episode of GenreTainment.Jeff Burns, Tonya Dodds, and Nicole Wright tell us what lead them to hosting their web series show where they talk geeky news, interview guests from the web series world, and play geeky games. We learn more about them, then play the GenreTainment game show which leads to many laughs and perhaps a few tears.GenreTainment is where we t ...

G096 – Writer Dean Wesley Smith

Fri Jun 12 2015 (01:04:02)

Star Trek, writing tips, and more!

Welcome to another edutainment filledepisodeof GenreTainment! On this 96th episode we are speaking with writer Dean Wesley Smith. He is a USA Today bestselling author with over 100 novels and hundreds of short stories published.He shares with us how he started his now over 40 year career, and gives some excellent writing tips from his experience and from his non-fiction bookWriting Into The Dark. Smith tells us what it is like writing media tie-in books for movie & TV show settings likeStar Trek ...

We talk web series, dystopian scifi, and more.

For the 95thepisodeof GenreTainment we are speaking with filmmaker and actress Britain Valenti. She is the showrunner of the scifi series INTERROGATION a dystopian science fiction series set in 2098. The series stands out in part because it stars women and has cast members who are disabled actors portraying disabled characters. We learn more about the show and Valenti shares tips for web series creators.GenreTainment is where we talk about what is happening in the world of film, TV and web serie ...

Parallels, The Lost Room, and more!

For the 94thepisodeof GenreTainment we are chatting with Christopher Leone, the writer & director of the new science fiction adventure filmParallels. He tells us all about this parallel Earth hopping movie and we also discuss his past work, like the scifi mystery mini-seriesThe Lost Room.GenreTainment is where we talk about what is happening in the world of film, TV and web series.We give you interviews with writers, directors, producers and actors in both independent and not-so-independent crea ...

G093 – Actor and Author Michael Laskin

Wed May 06 2015 (01:13:38)

Acting tips and more.

For this 93rdepisodewe are speaking with professional actor Michael Laskin. For 35 years he has been working in film, television, theatre, and voice-overs. He is also an acting teacher and the author of the new book The Authentic Actor: The Art and Business of Being Yourself.He shares decades of acting wisdom and gives some great advice & tips for anyone wanting to be an actor.GenreTainment is where we talk about what is happening in the world of film, TV and web series.We give you interviews wi ...

G092 – Writer / Producer Gabe Michael

Wed Apr 29 2015 (46:07)

Web series, Technium, Ambient, Blitzed, Cubicle Zombies, and more.

For this 92ndepisodeof GenreTainment we are speaking with writer/producer/director Gabe Michael the co-founder of Forge Apollo. We talk to him about Forge Apollo’s new science fiction thriller seriesAmbient, award winning science seriesTechnium, and Football talk showBlitzed.Plus some upcoming projects, likeCubicle Zombies.Michael also gives great tips for web series creators. Oh, and we also talk about goats and judgmental smart cars…GenreTainment is where we talk about what is happening in the ...

Featuring DC Web Fest Founder

For this episode we are speaking with Otessa Marie Ghadar creator of the web series Orange Juice in Bishops Garden, founder of DC Web Series Festival, and president of the new media company 20/20 Productions.Ghadar tells us why and how she founded the first web series & digital media festival in the Washington DC area. We learn how she created her own web series, the challenges she faced filming seven seasons of that show, and the recognition it has gained from the LGBT community.GenreTainment i ...

G090 - Writer Tim Waggoner

Wed Apr 08 2015 (01:00:04)

We talk writing advice, Supernatural, Stargate SG-1, Nekroplis, and more.

For thisepisodeof GenreTainment Marx & Julie are speaking with prolific author and writing professor Tim Waggoner. He has published numerous novels, three short story collections, and has over one hundred published stories in the Fantasy, Horror, and Thriller genres.We discuss hisNekroplisbooks,Shadow Watchbooks,Ghost Trackersbooks, and his media tie-in books for shows likeSupernatural,Stargate SG-1and more. Waggoner also tells us about his newestShadow Watchbook, Dream Stalkers. And he shares e ...

We talk web series, Game Knights, Kickstarter, Beasties & Bygones, and RPGs.

For thisepisodeMarx and Julie are speaking with web series creators and game designers Javier Palenzuela & Ed Shannon.We discuss their web seriesGame Knightsand their Kickstarter for the parody roleplaying gameBeasties & Bygones. These comedians & filmmakers talk about how they created a half live-action and half animated web series about gamers and the journey to make their fictional roleplaying game into a reality.GenreTainment is where we talk about what is happening in the world of film, TV ...

G088 – Writer Joanna Penn

Wed Feb 18 2015 (52:14)

We talk writing tips, ARKANE, London Psychic, and more.

For thisepisodeof GenreTainment Marx & Julie are speaking with New York Times and USA Today bestselling supernatural/thriller author Joanna Penn (also known as J.F. Penn).We discuss Penn’s life change from IT consultant to full-time award winning self-published author and public speaker. We learn about her supernatural thriller seriesARKANEand herLondon Psychicseries. We also talk about her non-fiction books for writers and she gives us solid tips for becoming a writer.GenreTainment is where we ...

We talk web series, Morganville, and more.

t’s the firstepisodeof GenreTainment in 2015! We took January off, but we are back and we are speaking with New York Times & USA Today Bestselling Author Rachel Caine and award winning web series creator veteran Blake Calhoun about their new vampire web series,Morganville. Which is based on the bestselling young adult urban fantasy book series,The Morganville Vampires.We discuss the challenges of adapting a book into a web series, the challenges of casting, funny stories on set, tips for authors ...

The Roundtable - Best and Worst of 2014

Tue Dec 30 2014 (53:50)

Marx, Julie, and Ian discuss the best and worst of 2014 in TV and movies.

We have a special end of 2014 SciFi Pulse Radio episode. The return of the Roundtable! Join Ian, Marx, and Julie as we discuss the best and worst TV shows and movies of 2014.

G086 – Writer Pamela Douglas

Tue Dec 23 2014 (53:19)

We discuss changes in TV, the growth in original series, tips for writers in TV and more.

It’s the lastepisodeof GenreTainment in 2014! And for this episode we are speaking with award winning writer Pamela Douglas (Writing the TV Drama Series) about her new bookThe Future of Television: YourGuide to Creating TV in the New World.We discuss the changes happening in television, the growth in original series from unexpected places like Netflix & DirectTV, tipsfor writers in television and so much more.GenreTainment is where we talk about what is happening in the world of film, TV and web ...

We talk indie film, Ink, Frame, and more.

For thisepisodewe are speaking with filmmaker Jamin Winans (Ink,11:59) about his new sci-fi filmThe Frame. We talk about his films, how he got started as a writer & producer, tips for filmmakers, and… fanny packs… you’ll just have to listen to figure out what that is about.GenreTainment is where we talk about what is happening in the world of film, TV and web series.We give you interviews with writers, directors, producers and actors in both independent and not-so-independent creations.Links:Dou ...

We discuss web series tips, fantasy, Walking in Circles, and more.

Welcome to anotherepisodeof GenreTainment! This time we are chatting with director/actor Adam Rady and writer/producer James Rodehaver. They are the creators of the fantasy comedy web series,Walking in Circles, which currently has two season online.We talk in-depth about the show, get some tips for web series creators, hear some funny stories from set, and more.GenreTainment is where we talk about what is happening in the world of film, TV and web series.We give you interviews with writers, dire ...

We discuss web series, TV, Supernatural, Divine, After, and more.

Welcome to anotherepisodeof GenreTainment! This time we chat with Jason Fischer, executive producer and COO of Frostbite Pictures. A company that has brought us such high quality web series asDivine,After, and has many more in development. Fischer is also production coordinator for one of our favorite show’s, CW’s Supernatural.So he is not just an experienced web series creator, but also very experienced in traditional TV and film. We are excited to speak with him.GenreTainment is where we talk ...

We talk genre and also have interviews from Miami Web Fest.

Welcome toanotherepisode of GenreTainment! For this episode we chat with writer Laurie Scheer about her new book, “The Writer’s Advantage: A Tookit for Mastering Your Genre.”We talk about the study of Genre, which is fitting for a show called Genre-Tainment and learn tips for writers.We also have bonus interviews with web series creators from around the world at Miami Web Fest.GenreTainment is where we talk about what is happening in the world of film, TV and web series.We give you interviews wi ...

We discuss writing tips, Lafferty's books, and her podcast work.

For this episode we chat with award winning author & podcaster Mur Lafferty. She has been podcasting since 2004. Her podcastI Should Be Writinggives interviews and tips for writers. We talk to her about how she got started in podcasting and writing. She gives some great tips for writers, we cover her work on the podcastsEscape Pod&Pseudopod, and much more.GenreTainment is where Marx and Julie talk about what is happening in the world of film, TV and web series.They give you interviews with write ...

We discuss viral videos and have interviews from Boston Comic Con.

This week we are going viral... viral video that is, when we chat with Richard Dunn, a.k.a. the Lonely Airport Guy, about his viral video "All by Myself" which he recorded while stranded overnight at an airport. The video has over 20 million hits online and now he has a book out called,How I Shot the YouTube Megahit All by Myself on My Iphone and Why Im not Lonely Anymore. We have a great time chatting with Richard about how he made this video and the exciting things that happened afterwords.We ...

We discussing writing graphic novels and interviews from Boston Comic Con.

For this episode of GenreTainment we chat with author Sarah Beach about her new book,Creating Graphic Novels: Adapting and Marketing Stories for a Multi Million Dollar Industry. She tells us about the book, why she wrote it, gives us tips, and we even talk a little about Jeopardy of all things... you'll have to listen to find out why.We also have some bonus audio after the interview. Marx was on a panel at Boston Comic Con recently talking about creating web series and his new book,Television on ...

We discuss web series, acting, Clutch, Asset, Out With Dad, and more.

We speak with actor and web series creator Johnathan Robbins about his various projects includingClutch,Asset,Out With Dad, and more. He gives tips on acting and web series creating. We also discuss unique advantages and disadvantages in filmmaking in Canada.GenreTainment is where Marx and Julie talk about what is happening in the world of film, TV and web series.They give you interviews with writers, directors, producers, actors, authors and game designers in both independent and not-so-indepen ...

G077 – Filmmaker Huan Vu

Tue May 06 2014 (01:00:57)

We discuss filmmaking, Lovecraft, The Dreamlands, and more.

For this episode of GenreTainment we chat with German filmmaker Huan Vu about his upcoming filmThe Dreamlands, which takes place in the infamous Dreamlands setting first created by classic horror author H.P. Lovecraft. We learn about his Indiegogo campaign and about his past film projects, which include a film adaptation ofThe Colour Out of Space(Die Farbe) and aWarhammerfan film, which faced some... challenges.GenreTainment is where Marx and Julie talk about what is happening in the world of fi ...

We discuss writing tips, Deathstalker, Secret History, Forest Kingdom, the Nightside, the Ghostfinders, and more.

For this installment of GenreTainment, we chat with NY Times Bestselling science fiction & fantasy authorSimon R. Green. We learn how he started writing some of our favorite book series, like theDeathstalkerseries,Secret Historyseries,Forest Kingdomseries, theNightsideseries, theGhostfindersseries and more.He also gives writing tips, tells us what he has coming up, also fills us in on his new movie (Judas Ghost), and gives us some fun stories about his life as a writer. We had a great time chatt ...

We discuss filmmaking tips, The Rangers, Rise of the Fellowship, Genre Wars, and more.

Welcome to another episode of GenreTainment with Marx & Julie. For this episode we chat with producer & director Ron Newcomb about his upcoming film The Rangers, his previous film Rise of the Fellowship, the film contest turned web series Genre Wars, and more.GenreTainment is where we talk about what is happening in the world of film, TV and web series.We give you interviews with writers, directors, producers and actors in both independent and not-so-independent creations.Links:Television on the ...

We discuss web series, filmmaking, Drifter: Lonesome Highway, and more.

Welcome to another episode of GenreTainment. For this episode we chat with the cast & crew of thepost-apocalyptic westernweb seriesDrifter: Broken Roadand the upcoming second seasonDrifter: Lonesome Highway. We speak to writer and producers Jason Brasier & Brittney Greer. They are joined by actors Rodney Wiseman who stars as Moses and Vanessa Leinani who stars as the Drifter.GenreTainment is where Marx and Julie talk about what is happening in the world of film, TV and web series. They give you ...

We discuss SyFy's Helix and writing books.

This time GenreTainment has two interviews back-to-back. First we chat with actress Kyra Zagorsky and executive producer Steve Maeda from SyFy Channel's new series Helix. Then we have an interview with fantasy and sci-fi author Hans Cummings.GenreTainment is where Marx & Julie give you interviews with writers, directors, producers and actors in both independent and not-so-independent creations.Links:Television on the Wild Wild Web: How To Blaze Your Own Trail@MrMarx

SciFi Pulse Radio Holiday Special 2013

Tue Dec 24 2013 (01:33:36)

Marx, Julie, and Ian discuss the best and worst of 2013 in TV and movies.

SFP-Now's Ian Cullen joins GenreTaiment's Marx & Julie for this holiday special. They discuss their favorite movies & TV shows of 2013, the least favorites, and what they are looking forward to in 2014. So celebrate the holidays with us with this special SciFi Pulse Radio episode.

G072 – Knights of the Dinner Table

Mon Dec 23 2013 (40:02)

For this episode of GenreTainment we chat with the creative team that plans to bring the long runningKnights of the Dinner Tablemagazine into the world of live action with a web series or possibly a full length movie. We learn more about their Kickstarter campaign, their plans to bring to life these popular illustrated characters, and much more.You can find their Kickstarter campaign at:http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/d20e/kodt-live-action-seriesGenreTainment is where Marx & Julie give you i ...

G071 – Author Erin M. Evans

Wed Dec 04 2013 (25:54)

We talk writing tips and the Forgotten Realms books.

For this episode of GenreTainment we are chatting with author Erin M. Evans. She is best known for writing novels set in theForgotten Realmsworld, which is both enjoyed by fans as novels and as aDungeons & Dragonsroleplaying game setting. Her fourth novel set in this fantasy world is calledThe Adversaryand is one of six books inThe Sunderingseries, which promises to make big changes in the world of Faerun.Erin tells us how she went from graduating with a degree in anthropology to writing for one ...

G070 – Writer Paul Chitlik

Tue Nov 12 2013 (56:38)

For this episode of GenreTainment we speak to author, television & film writer, producer, and director Paul Chitlik.We learn how he broke into script writing, his work on The New Twilight Zone and other TV projects, his newest film projects, why he was nominated for a GLAAD award, and we talk about the 2nd edition of his book Rewrite: A Step-by-Step Guide to Strengthen Structure, Characters, and Drama in your Screenplay.GenreTainment is where Marx & Julie talk about what is happening in the worl ...

We talk Fringe, the FATE RPG, Dresden Files, and more.

For this packed episode of GenreTainment we have two interview. First up are Leonard Balsera, the lead system developer for Fate and theDresden Files RPG, and Mike Olson, lead author on theAtomic RoboRPG.Then we have a bonus interview. ScifiPulse Radio had a chance to chat with actor John Noble, who you probably remember as the mad genius Walter Bishop on the television seriesFringe. Noble hints at his new character who will be recurring on one of our new favorite shows,Sleepy Hollow.GenreTainme ...

G068 – Halloween Special

Tue Oct 29 2013 (01:32:18)

We talk Halloween and horror with guests Victor Miller, John Kenneth Muir, and Monica Valentinelli.

This week it's our GenreTainment Halloween special, with special guests: award winning scriptwriter Victor Miller (Friday the 13th), author & web series creator John Kenneth Muir (Horror Movies of the 1980s, The House Between) and author/gamer designerMonica Valentinelli (“The Dig” for the Lovecraft Zine, Firefly RPG).Plus, we have a Lovecraft inspired music track from the band Blood Tribe. It's a jam-packed episode of horror filled fun.We discuss what we think makes good horror stories, our fiv ...

G067 – Director John Badham

Tue Oct 22 2013 (51:21)

We discuss directing tips, WarGames, Short Circuit, and Saturday Night Fever.

For today's episode of GenreTainment we are chatting with director John Badham. He has worked on over 30 films and 45 TV episodes.He is probably best known for directing classic films likeWarGames,Short Circuit, andSaturday Night Fever.But he has also authored the booksJohn Badham On Directing andI'll Be In My Trailer: The Creative Wars Between Directors & Actors.We talk to him about all of those projects and more. Plus, we work in a number of excellent questions submitted by you.. our listeners ...

We talk Dragonlance, The Death Gate Cycle, Star of the Guardians, Supernatural, Firefly, and more.

For today's episode of GenreTainment we are chatting with New York Times Best-selling fantasy author and game designerMargaret Weiswho brought us the fantastic worlds of Dragonlance,The Death Gate Cycle,Star of the Guardians, and many more. Andwith her game company, Margaret Weis Productions, she brought some of our favorite TV shows to the roleplaying game medium like:Firefly,Leverage,Supernatural,Battlestar Galactica, and more.And one person crucial to helping her in making theFireflyroleplayi ...

We talk to the creators of rpgs like M&M and DC Adventures, plus Haven interviews.

For this episode of GenreTainment, we are chatting with Steve Kenson & Jon Leitheusser, the gaming designing minds from Green Ronin, which are behind such hit roleplaying games asMutants & MastermindsandDC Adventures. Plus, we have a bonus interview with Eric Balfour, who plays Duke in the SyFy Channel TV seriesHaven, which just premiered its 4th season.Mutants & Masterminds is a fun superhero roleplaying game that has been around for years and is currently on its 3rd edition and is also the gam ...

We talk to the cast of Gamers Hands of Fate, plus SyFy Haven interviews.

GenreTainment is where we give you interviews with writers, directors, producers and actors in both independent and not-so-independent creations. For this episode we are chatting with Brian Lewis and Trin Miller, the stars of the new feature length filmGamers Hands of Fate, the third in the Gamers series of films. These Seattle actors have grown a rabid gamer fan-base from this movie and their other projects. They fill us in onGamers Hands of Fateand their upcoming projects.Plus, we have a bonus ...

We discuss web series tips, Pink, Exposed, Continuum and more.

For today's episode of GenreTainment we welcome back filmmaker & web series creator Blake Calhoun. He has created award winning web series likePink, TheWB.com'sExposed, and Continuum.He chats with us about those projects, plus tell us about his new vampire thriller feature length film Phobiaand his upcoming web seriesMorganville.Morganvilleis based on the best selling book series by the same name. It also has vampires and even a formerBuffy the Vampire Slayeractress who will be starring it.Calho ...

We talk to Doug about Hellboy, Pan's Labryrinth, Falling Skies, Buffy, and more.

Welcome to another episode of GenreTainment, with your hosts Marx andJulie.For today's show we are chatting with actor Doug Jones. He is probably best known for his creature and alien roles such as Abe Sapien inHellboy, Silver Surfer inFantastic Four 2, Pan inPan's Labryrinth, the alien Cochise on the seriesFalling Skiesor perhaps another one of our favorites... one of the Gentlemen from the classicBuffy the Vampire Slayerepisode Hush.Jones tells us about working with Guillermo del Toro, playing ...

G061 – Gen Con Film Festival Special

Tue Aug 20 2013 (58:06)

We speak to filmmakers at Gen Con in this special episode.

We have a special episode of GenreTainment with audio recorded at Gen Con, the largest gaming convention in North America.Marx went to the Gen Con Film Festival and spoke to various filmmakers about their projects. He also spoke with the coordinator of the festival.We learn about this quickly growing film festival and speak to cast & crew of various film and web series projects:Aidan 5,Voyage Trekkers,Gamers 3: Hands of Fate,Game Knights,Once Upon A Time In The 1970s,Book of Dallas, and more.Gen ...

We discuss web series tips and learn about the Gamer Chick series.

For today's show we go gamer, as we speak to writer/actress Sarah Mooreand director/editor Jeff Moore about their web seriesGamer Chick.The Moore's tell us how they created the series, the joys and stress of Kickstarter, what events they have planned at Gen Con, the beta testing of their roleplaying game based on the show, their short film theDream Job, and their favorite treats to cook in the oven... which apparently are great ways to bribe people.GenreTainmentis where we give you interviews wi ...

We talk web series tips and learn about the darkly comedic series Dark Age.

For this episode of GenreTainment we get dark and... funny with the post-apocalyptic seriesDark Age.We speak to the creators of the show: Justin Bondi and Andrew Ludington. After successfully selling scripts to Hollywood, these two scriptwriters decided to produce one of their scripts on their own. They fill us in on the behind-the-scenes creation of this darkly funny web series and also why they hate Seth Rogen... We also learn more about the upcoming second season, get tips on how to make a we ...

We discuss web series tips and Zombie Orpheus Entertainment's projects.

It's time for another episode of GenreTainment with Marx & Julie. This episode they chat with director & producer Ben Dobyns (JourneyQuest,The Gamers: Hands of Fate), the co-founder of the very popular Zombie Orpheus Entertainment (aka ZOE for short).The company has also formed a collective of similar minded productions, likeReality On Demand,Aidan 5,Standard Action,Transolar Galacticaand more. But ZOE has taken a very bold new direction with their Phase II plans. Dobyns tells us all about Phase ...

We discuss the lovecraftian sub-genre and more.

GenreTainment gets a little creepy as we talk about the world of Lovecraftian horror with our guest, writer & editor Mike Davis. Lovecraftian horror are stories by and inspired by classic horror writer H.P. Lovecraft. Davis went from super fan to much more after starting the "Lovecraft eZine" a couple of years ago.The site has become a hub for Lovecraft fans and lovecraftian writers. Davis tells us why he started the site, what you can find there, and talks at length about the cultural impact th ...

We meet with the cast and crew of Star Trek New Voyages.

This week Marx and Julie chat with the cast and crew of the award winning (TV Guide winner, Hugo nominated) seriesStar Trek New Voyages: Phase II. They speak with Executive Producer and actor James Cawley (Kirk), John Kelley (Dr. McCoy), Charles Root (Scotty), director Mark Burchett, writer Rick Chambers and Wayne W. Johnson (Walking Bear).We learn the challenges of trying to continue and stay true to the original Star Trek series, new things to expect in upcoming episodes, and much, much more.H ...

We talk web series, Warehouse 13, Milgram and the Fastwalkers, and UFOs.

Welcome to the very first episode of GenreTainment to be hosted through our new home on Libsyn!Marx and Julie talk about what is happening in the world of film, TV and web series.This time, GenreTainment chats with Richard Cutting, the creator of the UFO mystery seriesMilgram and The Fastwalkers. Plus, a bonus interview with the cast and guest stars ofWarehouse 13.Cutting talks to us about his award winning series, his views on the future of web television, and we even talk in detail about UFOs ...

We discuss web series and the series Chop Socky Boom.

Marx and Julie talk about what is happening in the world of film, TV and web series.This time, GenreTainment chats with the cast & crew of the comedy series Chop Socky Boom: co-creator/actress Darlene Sellers(The Gamers: Hands of Fate), co-creator/DP Heath Ward, actress Jen Page (JourneyQuest), actor Dan Humphrey (The Collectibles), actor S Joe Downing (The Collectibles), and actor/grumpy grip Chris Duffel.In what may be our largest interview yet, we learn how this Seattle comedy was created. Pl ...

We discuss the book Writing the Science Fiction Film and learn tips to write great science fiction.

Marx and Julie talk about what is happening in the world of film, TV and web series.This time, GenreTainment chats with London writer & filmmaker Robert Grant about his new book Writing the Science Fiction Film. He gives tips on how to write good science fiction and we explore what made classic sci-fi films so successful.Robert Grant is a filmmaker, screenwriter, critic, and script consultant based in London. A core member of the team behind the The London International Festival of Science Ficti ...

G052 – Defiance and Forge Apollo

Thu Apr 18 2013 (01:06:51)

Marx and Julie talk about what is happening in the world of film, TV and web series.This time, GenreTainment has a jam-packed science fiction episode as we speak with creators Gabe Michael and Ryan Holloway about their new original sci-fi YouTube channelForge Apollo. Plus, we have a bonus interview with the stars of the new SyFy seriesDefiance: Grant Bowler and Stephanie Leonidas.Bowler and Leonidas talk about their hit new series on SyFy that is filled with alien races, languages, technology, a ...

G051 – Armed Response and Chilltown TV

Wed Apr 17 2013 (01:20:31)

We discuss web series tips and the series Armed Response & Chilltown TV.

Marx and Julie talk about what is happening in the world of film, TV and web series.This time, GenreTainment has a jam-packed episode as we speak with with Leesa Dean, the creator of the hip-hop animated seriesChilltown TV. But we don't stop there, we follow that up with a chat with the producer and director of the new Point Of View action seriesArmed Response, written by24andStar Wars: Clone Warswriter, Matt Michnovetz, and created by SXM in collaboration with Break Media.Dean tells us how she ...

G050 – LA Webfest Special: Part 2

Thu Apr 11 2013 (01:11:29)

We speak to web series creators at LA Webfest!

Marx and Julie talk about what is happening in the world of film, TV and web series.It's part 2 of a special edition of GenreTainment as we visit LA Webfest and interview filmmakers about their web series up for awards at the oldest and largest film festival dedicated to web series.In this two part special, we speak to the creative teams behind award winning series: the Canadian crime/thriller Clutch; NY-based superhero comedySuper Knocked Up; British produced supernatural satire seriesThe Blood ...

G049 – LA Webfest Special: Part 1

Tue Apr 09 2013 (01:31:02)

We speak to web series creators at LA Webfest!

Marx and Julie talk about what is happening in the world of film, TV and web series. It's a special edition of GenreTainment as we visit LA Webfest and interview filmmakers about their web series up for awards at the oldest and largest film festival dedicated to web series.In this two part special, we speak to the creative teams behind award winning series: the Canadian crime/thriller Clutch; NY-based superhero comedy Super Knocked Up; British produced supernatural satire series The Bloody Mary ...

G048 – Writer Christopher Vogler

Tue Mar 26 2013 (01:11:16)

We speak to Christopher Vogler about his best selling book The Writer's Journey: Mythic Structure For Writers.

This time, GenreTainment speaks with writer Christopher Vogler who discussing his international best selling bookThe Writer's Journey: Mythic Structure For Writers.Vogler is a veteran story consultant for major Hollywood film companies and a respected teacher of writers around the world. He tells us how the book explores the relationship between mythology and modern storytelling in a clear, concise style showing common structural elements found universally in myths, fairy tales, dreams, and movi ...

We talk about web series and the award winning action/comedy series Adventures of Super7even.

This time, GenreTainment speaks to actor Jerry Kokich, who stars as Superseven in the award winning action/comedy seriesAdventures of Super7even.Kokich tells us behind-the-scenes stories of this action/comedy web series about an international man of mystery and his lethal, beautiful and reluctant partner, Sandra West, as they battle villains, femme fatales, monsters, robots, invading aliens, henchmen, assassins and criminal masterminds bent on world domination. We learn how they made this award ...

Robert Leeshock (Gene Roddenberry's Earth: Final Conflict) talks about his acting career and his movie God Machine.

We have a specialGenreTainment/SFP-Nowcrossover episode for you. Marx and Ian speak with Robert Leeshock, who many of you may know as Liam Kincaid on Gene Roddenberry'sEarth: Final Conflict. He discusses his acting career both in sci-fi & soap opera and tells us about his movie in development,God Machine.Links:GenreTainment on FacebookTelevision on the Wild Wild Web: How To Blaze Your Own TrailMarx on Twitter:@MrMarx

We speak to director Charles Wilkinson (Highlander: The Series) about his book The Working Director and more.

This time, GenreTainment speaks to director Charles Wilkinson (Highlander: The Series) about his film projects and his bookThe Working Director.Wilkinson tells us abouthis experiences working on Highlander & other projects, his bookThe Working Director: How to Arrive, Survive and Thrive in the Director's Chair, the challenges facing the film industry currently in Vancouver, and he discusses his new award winning documentaryPeace Out.Hosts (and filmmakers) Marx and Julie give you the latest news ...

G044 – Cast & Crew of Malice

Wed Mar 06 2013 (01:20:11)

We discuss web series and the supernatural series Malice.

This time, GenreTainment speaks to the cast & crew of the supernatural thriller seriesMalice.Writer/Director Philip Cook joins us with cast members Mark Hyde (Nate Turner) and Rebekkah Johnson (Abbey Tuner) to talk about this action/thriller, which follows teens Alice and Abbey who must solve mysteries and survive dangers emanating from their late grandmother's home. We learn how this series was created, some behind-the-scenes stories about filming, and much more.Hosts (and filmmakers) Marx and ...

G043 – Writer Jennifer Dornbush

Wed Feb 27 2013 (38:31)

We talk to Jennifer Dornbush about her book Forensic Speak: How to Write Realistic Crime Dramas.

This time, GenreTainment speaks to writer & consultant Jennifer Dornbush about her new bookForensic Speak: How to Write Realistic Crime Dramas.She gives us the scoop on how real forensics works, how to apply this information to scriptwriting and how her unusual childhood led to her fascination with this field.Hosts (and filmmakers) Marx and Julie give you the latest news on movies, television, web series and comic books; plus, interviews with writers, directors, producers and actors in both inde ...

G042 – Writer Dirk Manning

Tue Feb 19 2013 (59:55)

We talk to writer and columnist Dirk Manning's new book Write or Wrong: A Writer's Guide to Creating Comics and his work on the anthology series Black Box TV.

This time, GenreTainment speaks to comic book writer and columnist Dirk Manning (Nightmare World,Tales of Mr. Rhee), who has recently released his new bookWrite or Wrong: A Writer's Guide to Creating Comics.Manning tells us about his new book, his experience in comic books and his recent work on the award winning web seriesBlack Box TV.Hosts (and filmmakers) Marx and Julie give you the latest news on movies, television, web series and comic books; plus, interviews with writers, directors, produc ...

We discuss Dan O'Bannon's writing tips AND talk to the cast of Battlestar Galactica Chrome.

This time, GenreTainment speaks to the authors ofDan O'Bannon's Guide To Screenplay Structure: Inside Tips from the Writer of Alien, Total Recall, and Return of the Living Dead...PLUS a bonus interview with the stars ofBattlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome!Co-authors Matt Lohr and Diane O'Bannon tell us about their book which reveals Dan O'Bannons Dynamic Structure method and was published posthumously. They give us an insider perspective of O'Bannon's writing method that created classics likeAli ...

We've got a special treat for you, some bloopers! On the last episode we chatted with the cast & crew of the superhero comedy web series Super Knocked Up. We were joined by writer & director Jeff Burns, actress Jourdan Gibson (who plays Darkstar) and Mark Pezzula (who plays Captain Amazing).It was a fun episode, and I would suggest you check it out if you haven't already. But we also had some fun behind-the-scenes bloopers.Just to be clear, we aren't picking on them, they actually asked us to do ...

This time, GenreTainment speaks to the cast & crew of the superhero comedy seriesSuper Knocked Up.Writer/Director Jeff Burns joins us with cast members Jourdan Gibson (Darkstar) and Mark Pezzula (Captain Amazing) to talk about this very funny series, which follows a super-villain who gets knocked up by a womanizing superhero. We get hints about what to expect from season two, how this series was created, laugh-out-loud behind-the-scenes stories about filming, and much more.Hosts (and filmmakers) ...

We discuss web series tips, producing tricks, and learn more about the supernatural western series Western X.

This time GenreTainment speaks to producer Michael Flores, creator of the gritty supernatural western seriesWestern X.Out of Arizona comes this award winning genre bending supernatural western web series packed with a gritty dark tone that promises to reveal secrets about its mysterious world. Flores tells us about the newest episodes of the series, takes us behind the scenes of its creation, and discusses new cast member Vernon Wells (Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior).Hosts (and filmmakers) Marx and ...

We discuss web series, talk to the cast of Standard Action and one of the stars of Being Human.

This time, GenreTainment chats with the cast & crew of popular fantasy comedy seriesStandard Action: producer & actress Joanna Gaskell, actor Edwin Perez, actress Tara Pratt, and director Rob Hunt. PLUS, a bonus interview with Meaghan Rath, the lead actress of SyFy'sBeing Human.TheStandard Actioncast & crew tell us how they came up with this very funny series. We also learn some behind-the-scenes stories and what to expect from season two. They also give tips on web series filming and their expe ...

We talk to the creators of Neon Cornfield and also have a Being Human interview too (Sam Huntington & Kristen Hager).

This time, GenreTainment chats with the cast & crew of TV seriesNeon Cornfield:Writer & Director Steve Marra, actress Angela Plank, and actor Sam Fain. PLUS, a bonus interview with the stars of SyFy'sBeing Human: Sam Huntington & Kristen Hager.Neon Cornfieldis a new 30 minute comedy series. The pilot is currently online for anyone to see! Synopsis: “Facing foreclosure on their corn farm, a Midwest family finds new found fortune by producing Internet adult films in their empty barn.Neon Cornfield ...

We discuss web series tips, the superhero comedy series Generic Girl, and more.

This time GenreTainment speaks to Victor R. Solis, the co-creator of the popular live action comic book web series Generic Girl.This Jack Kirby inspired series follows the adventures of closet comic geek Gillian Romero and her aspiring superhero roommate Pete Kirby (aka Captain Freelance) as they battle scheming villains, bureaucrats, and one mysterious machine.Solis tells us how his IAWTV nominated series (Best Director, Comedy for co-creator Steven Wasserman)was created, provides behind-the-sc ...

G034 – Actress Jen Page

Fri Jan 04 2013 (46:18)

We discuss web series and Jen Page's many projects (Project London, Gamers, JourneyQuest, Chop Socky Boom, Geek Seekers)

This time, GenreTainment chats with actress Jen Page (Gamers: Dorkness Rising,JourneyQuest,Chop Socky Boom,Geek Seekers). She'll be talking about acting in these great films & web series from the Seattle area, plus telling us all about her newest film,Project London.Project Londonis an independent, feature-length, live action movie with intense visual effects and animations created with the open source software Blender and 250 worldwide volunteers. Page tells us about the film, how fans can cont ...

G033 – The Filmmakers of Iron Sky

Sat Dec 22 2012 (52:42)

We speak to director Timo Vuorensola and producer Tero Kaukomaa about Iron Sky and have special musical guest Kory from Vancouver band Sorry Button.

GenreTainment chats with director Timo Vuorensola and producer Tero Kaukomaa of the Finnish-Australian-German independently produced & fan backed film Iron Sky. It's not everyday someone makes a scifi comedy about an invasion from Nazis on the moon. PLUS, we have on the show our featured guest music artist of the week: Kory from the Vancouver band Sorry Buttons.The Iron Sky filmmakers talk about the huge, global success the film has had and their unique collaborative filmmaking approach involvin ...

G031 – Filmmaker Barry Dodd

Sat Dec 15 2012 (55:37)

We discuss web series tips and the series Ragged Isle. Plus, an interview with Jessica Lange (American Horror Story).

This time GenreTainment speaks to Barry Dodd, the co-creator of the popular Maine-based web seriesRagged Isle. We learn more about this award winning mystery-suspense web series and talk to Dodd about his views of the future of independent web series. PLUS, bonus interview with Jessica Lange aboutAmerican Horror Story.Dodd tells us how his series, which won three Indie Soap Awards, was created. We also get hints about what to expect from future episodes from this series that was inspired from su ...

We discuss web series tips and more with producers/actors Stephanie Thorpe & Paula Rhodes about Elfquest and more.

This week, GenreTainment chats with producers and actors Stephanie Thorpe (After Judgment,Shelf Life) & Paula Rhodes (A Good Knight's Quest). They recently acquired the rights to the 35-year old comic book seriesElfQuestfrom Warner Brothers.They grabbed a lot of attention on the web when they made their crowd-sourced and fan-fundedElfquest: A Fan Imaginingand now even more buzz as they move forward to make officialElfqueststories. We'll talk more about their plans for the franchise that has a gl ...

We talk about the Web Series Geek Seekers, the game Numenera, D&D 3rd edition, and much more!

GenreTainment chats with award winning roleplaying game designer and writer Monte Cook. As a professional writer for over 20 years, he is arguably one of the most famous game designers currently living. He has written hundreds of game books, including many in the Dungeons & Dragons and Pathfinder settings.Cook tells us about how he started in the gaming industry and would eventually co-create D&D 3rd edition, the most famous RPG rule system ever created. He also speaks about his reasons for brea ...

We discuss Conlang (Constructed Languages) with an expert and speak to the cast of Haven.

This week,GenreTainmentchatswith David Peterson, an expert in Conlang (Constructed Languages) who created the Dothraki language for HBO'sGame of Thronesand languages for alien races on SyFy's channels high anticipated seriesDefiance.PLUS, interviews with the cast ofHaven.Peterson tells us how he became involved in creatinglanguages (around a dozen at this point), how he started doing it professionally for television, introduces us to the world ofConlang (which is much bigger than we realize), th ...

G025 – Writer / Actor John Cabrera

Wed Nov 21 2012 (52:52)

We discuss web series and John Cabrera's H+: The Digital Series.

This week, we chat with actor, writer and director John Cabrera, who co-created the hot new web series produced by Bryan Singer (X-Men,Superman Returns) calledH+: The Digital Series.Cabrera talks about expanding his career from acting to writing & directing, his years acting onGilmore Girls, how he co-created the web series that glimpses into our possible transhuman future, and how he convinced Bryan Singer to produceH+. He also speaks about his previous web series,The Homes, along with so much ...

G024 - Writer Mike Resnick

Fri Nov 16 2012 (01:28:16)

Resnick shares writing tips and tells us about his newest books. Plus, a tar Trek: New Voyages/Phase II interview!

This week Marx & Julie chat with award winning science fiction writer Mike Resnick. Resnick has won 5 Hugo Awards (35 nominations total) and is the all-time leading award winner, living or dead, for short fiction. PLUS, we have interviews from the set of the award wining fan web series Star Trek: New Voyages/Phase II!Resnick tells us how he started in writing, gives tips to writers, tells us what upcoming projects he has, gives details about some of his most popular books (Kirinyaga, Santiago: A ...

G018 - Cast & Crew of Transolar Galactica

Fri Oct 12 2012 (01:25:42)

We chat with the cast and crew of the web series Transolar Galactica, plus music guest Short Notice.

Marx and Julie talk about what is happening in the world of film, TV, and web series. Plus, this week they chat with the cast & crew of the award winning web seriesTransolar Galactica.After winning multiple awards (including at LA Webfest), the cast & crew ofTransolar Galacticatake some time to visit GenreTainment: Clancy Bundy (Reginald Murdock / co-writer), Adam Boyd (Petty Officer McCall / producer), Jade Warpenburg (Charles Yasaki / director of photography) and Adam Harum (Communications Off ...

New York Times bestseller author RA Salvatore and Erin Way from Alphas.

This week we speak to New York Time bestselling fantasy author RA Salvatore. Plus we chat with Erin Way who is joining the cast of Alphas.We learn how Salvatore started in fantasy writing, what inspired him to create the popular Dark Elf Drizzt Do'Urden, the challenges of writing in Forgotten Realms, his Demon Wars setting, and more.Erin Way chats with us about her character Kat, who joins the cast of Alpha's this season. She talks about the challenges of fight scenes, joining a show already one ...

G002 - Writer and Producer Ben Bays

Tue Jul 03 2012 (58:50)

We discuss web series and the award winning scifi noir series Aidan 5.

This timewe’re chatting with writer & producer Ben Bays about his award winning scifi-noir web series Aidan 5.We discuss the future of web series and the behind-the-scenes stories of his popular indie TV series.GenreTainmentis where Marx & Julie talk about what is happening in the world of film, TV and web series.We give you interviews with writers, directors, producers and actors in both independent and not-so-independent creations.Links:Aidan 5 The SeriesGenreTainment on FacebookTelevision on ...

Guest Scriptwriter Victor Miller (Friday the 13th)

It's a classic episode of GenreTainment! Our very first episode, which originally aired live on BlogTalkRadio. (Back when we used to air live and have live callers.)We speak to Emmy winning writer Victor Miller. He is probably best known as the man who wrote the very first Friday the 13th film, which launched a horror franchise.He tells us about his career, Friday the 13th, his thoughts on writing, and more.This episode first aired June 2012.