New podcast: “Get Carter and the Career of Michael Caine”

This week I joined “Film at Fifty” podcast host Brian Rowe for an episode about Get Carter, an influential British crime movie from 1971 starring Sir Michael Caine.

“Film at Fifty” is a podcast looking back at movies from fifty years ago.

In this episode, we talk about Caine’s enduring career through the vein of this groundbreaking and labyrinthine film.

Check it out on Spotify or Apple Podcasts. Thanks for listening!

Listen to “THX 1138 and the Career of George Lucas” episode on the Film at Fifty podcast

50 years ago this week, the film career of George Lucas began with the visually dazzling sci-fi film THX-1138. Brian Rowe was generous enough to invite me back on his podcast to discuss THX-1138 and the influential career of George Lucas. I do also go out on a limb and suggest that The Phantom Menace is better than its reputation suggests? Maybe??

The podcast is available on the Film at Fifty podcast channel on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and wherever you get your podcasts. Thanks for listening!

Listen to “Mank and the Career of David Fincher” on the “Film at Fifty” podcast

This past week I had the privilege of discussing the new Netflix film, “Mank,” and the career of director David Fincher on the “Film at Fifty” podcast. “Mank” is the story of Herman Mankiewicz (Gary Oldman), the screenwriter of “Citizen Kane,” based on a script written by Jack Fincher, David Fincher’s late father.

This episode, a Patreon exclusive, is available on the Film at Fifty Patreon page and on YouTube (for free).

Thanks for listening!

Listen to “The Peacock” short story on the PenDust Radio podcast

I’m thrilled that my fiction short story, “The Peacock,” has been published and performed as an audio story on the podcast PenDust Radio, available from Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and other outlets.

In “The Peacock,” a producer for the podcast “Detective Radio” travels to his hometown of San Diego to research an episode about the U.S. Navy. Along the way, he confronts grief, reconnects with an old flame, and stumbles into a military conspiracy that threatens his life and all that he loves.

You can find “The Peacock” episode here, as well as links to various podcast streaming providers.

“Film at Fifty” Podcast Episode: “I Never Sang for My Father”

I want to thank Brian Rowe for inviting me as a guest on his new cinema history podcast, “Film at Fifty,” which spotlights films which came out fifty years ago on the day.

This week we discussed “I Never Sang for My Father,” an obscure, Oscar-nominated Gene Hackman movie about death and aging (as well as the career of Gene Hackman). So, if that sounds fun for your virtual commute, we’ve got you covered.

The podcast is available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, YouTube, and basically anywhere you get your podcasts.