We chat with creators of the web comic, Los Animales, in this week’s episode. Liz O, writer and Jeaux J, artist tells the story of how the comic came to be and what their collaborative process is like. Find out the inspirations behind their characters. They also discuss the future of the series and all their exciting hopes and plans for the future. If you haven’t checked them out yet, go to www.animalsoundsrecords.com!
We have a fun discussion with Garrett Calcaterra, author of Dreamwielder and . . . Gizzy B’s writing teacher from high school! He talks about writing dark speculative fiction, his inspirations and teaching at an art high school. Gizzy B and him even geek out over some Star Wars and Game of Thrones. Listen to this episode if you’re interested in learning more about writing, digital publishing from someone who teachers writing. Check him out at www.garrettcalcaterra.com.
This week’s guest is a well-spoken author jonny Lupsha, who has written books such as the Penny Cavalier. He also publishes The Broken Paragon, which is a quarterly collection of essays about the culture of video games. We discuss writing, the intellectual thoughts behind gaming and the ups and downs of self-publishing. There are tons of things to learn and this episode will appeal to even non-gamers.
Mike Wellman, comic book writer, film writer and co-owner of our favorite store, The Comic Bug, at Manhattan Beach sits down with us in this week’s guest episode. We talk about his work in the comic/manga industry (which includes writing for Star Trek and Battlestar Galactica), his plans for his writing and what it’s like to run a comic book store.
The Lady Geeks have a fun conversation with author and actor, Mike Pingel (www.mikepingel.com). We discuss Wonder Woman, Lynda Carter, Charlie’s Angels, Farrah Fawcett and Betty White. Listen as we go from deep discussion of female portrayal on television to shirtless boys.