The guest for this episode if actress, filmmaker, and voice-actor Samantha Ireland, most known for her role voicing Nora Valkyrie on the popular anime RWBY along with other roles through Rooster Teeth Productions, along with projects ranging from films, TV shows, web series and video games. Recorded at the Grand Rapids Comic Con, we talked about the roles she has been known for and how she got into the entertainment field, the importance of community and referral support, allies in the business for women and people of color, the stories she wants to see being told, being a mother in the entertainment industry, and the fandom behind anime.
Fresh is the Word
The guest for this episode is photographer Ellen Stagg, who recently released her newest photo book More Dirty Girls Having Fun via Goliath Books. It’s a beautiful book and through the camera lens, Ellen Stagg was able to create a fun environment and capture these women uninhibited through out the 300+ images featured.
The guest for this episode is award-winning journalist and media entrepreneur, Katherine Goldstein. In 2017, she created and also hosts The Double Shift podcast, a show that uses storytelling to fundamentally transform how society sees mothers and how we see ourselves in order to achieve greater parity for women in all aspects of society.
The guest for this episode is Christina “Steenz” Stewart, St. Louis-based Eisner/Dwayne McDuffie Award winning cartoonist, comics editor and educator, and co-creator of the graphic novel Archival Quality.
The guest for this episode of actor Keith Randolph Smith, who is currently plays Doub on the touring cast of August Wilson’s Jitney. Directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Jitney was the 2017 Tony Award winner for Best Revival of a Play.
Jackie Von Spanks, is a pin-up girl and an illustrator. Her work is based on mid century and pin-up inspirations which she reinterprets her favorite characters from movies, tv, comics, horror, scifi and fantasy culture. She recently launched her Selling for Introverts show on YouTube, helping introverted artists get out of their bubble and into the art world.
Stephanie Phillips who a comic book writer living in Buffalo, NY that has worked with Top Cow/Image Comics, Dark Horse Comics, AfterShock Comics, Black Mask Studios, Ominous Press, and more. Recent titles include Kicking Ice (Ominous Press), Descendent (AfterShock Comics) and Devil Within (Black Mask Studios), and is currently writing Butcher of Paris (Dark Horse Comics).
Troy-Jeffrey Allen, who is a comic book writer and a member of the Consumer Marketing department for Diamond Comics Distributors. You might have seen him in the PREVIEWSworld Weekly videos on YouTube, along with being a contributing writer for a variety of online publications, a co-creator over at Rexco Comics, and he is also in charge of marketing for Urban Action Showcase.
Joe Corallo, comic book writer and editor. Corallo co-created and wrote the comic book She Said Destroy along with comic artist Liana Kangas, which ended it’s five-issue run via Vault Comics last week. Corallo also organized/co-edited the Eisner nominated/Ringo winning Mine!, editing the GLAAD nominated Oh S#!t It’s Kim & Kim, and co-edited Dead Beats via A Wave Blue World.
The Dallas-based synthwave duo of Krisluv and Danni James known as PRIZM! They released their self-titled debut EP earlier in 2019 where it would soon catch some buzz around the synthwave world and later lead to their signing with the independent synthwave label FiXT Neon.