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    Crossing the Pond with Stuart Bray - Episode 57 - 1/20/17
    Today's guest is on loan to us from the UK - Stuart Bray. Stuart has lent his talent in special effects and prostethics to such big budget features as Shaun of the Dead, The Mummy Returns and Gladiator. He's also worked on such iconic small screen shows like Game of Thrones, Waking The Dead (not to be confused with The Walking Dead), Hex and Doctor Who. He also has a fantastic blog at LearnMakeupEffects.com and his own podcast called Battles with Bits of Rubber. If you're digging this podcast, please head over to http://www.patreon.com/creaturegeek and support us with a few bucks.
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    Respect The Mold: A Chat With Rob Freitas - Episode 56 -1/13/17
    On this episode, Frank and I talk with Master Mold Maker, Rob Freitas. Rob has been in the industry for decades and is considered by many best in his speciality - mold making. Let's put it this way: Rob is the guy that Rick Baker calls when he needs someone to make molds. It's a fascinating chat with one of the premiere mold makers in the business. Also, if you're enjoying this podcast and you want to hear more, please head over to http://www.patreon.com/creaturegeek and support us with a few bucks.
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    Remote Viewing With Jordu Schell - Episode 55 -1/6/17
    CreatureGeek is back for 2017! Our first show is an extra long one with an incredible guest. This week, Frank and I welcome sculptor and concept designer, Jordu Schell, who has been working in the FX industry for over 30 years. His resume includes such films as James Cameron's Avatar, Hellboy, Galaxy Quest and 300. He also has an IndieGogo campaign running for his first movie Remote Viewing. Check it out and throw it a few bucks to put it over the edge!
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    The World According to Jeff Levine - Episode 54 -11/25/16
    On this ep, (The FINAL ep for 2016) Frank and I welcome Jeff Levine. Jeff is a producer who has had ,and continues having, an incredible career. Jeff talks a lot about the movie industry from a producer's viewpoint and how that affects everyone working on a film, especially the FX and makers. It's a fascinating hour that you just have to hear. If you're digging this podcast, please head over to http://www.patreon.com/creaturegeek and support us with a few bucks.
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    "Children of The Night, Shaddup!" - Episode 53 -10/28/16
    This episode of CreatureGeek, Frank and I talk Dracula and Vampires. We chat about the original 1931 Lugosi joint as well as our favorite (and no so favorite) Vampire films. We also chat about a lot of other stuff that you are bound to enjoy. So go now and enjoy it! If you're digging this podcast, please head over to http://www.patreon.com/creaturegeek and support us with a few bucks.
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    The Norm Show - Episode 52 -10/21/16
    This episode of CreatureGeek, we talk to Norm Chan, the man behind Tested.com! We chat about my visit to Robert Kurtzman's Creature Corps Studio and The Paranormal Penitentiary, about the haunted house season and we get into it in our discussion about Westworld. Yee-hah! Listen in! If you're digging this podcast, please head over to http://www.patreon.com/creaturegeek and support us with a few bucks.
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    The Character Known As Tory - Episode 51 -10/14/16
    On this week's episode of CreatureGeek, Frank and I welcome Tory Belleci formerly of the show Mythbusters and of the upcoming Netflix show "The White Rabbit Project" - starting December 9th. Tory chats about his time being a model maker with ILM and his safety and well being as a Mythbuster. Thanks for listening! Also, If you're digging this show, please head over to http://www.patreon.com/creaturegeek and support us with a few bucks. Thanks to our sponsor ScotteVest!
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    We Went Back to Ohio with Robert Kurtzman - Episode 50 - 9/23/16
    On this episode of CreatureGeek (due to a misnumbering error is actually our 50th show!) we talk to legendary SFX makeup artist, Robert Kurtzman. Robert is the original K of KNB EFX, one of its original founders, and is now running his own company in his home state of Ohio - Robert Kurtzman's Creature Corps. If you're in the Ohio area, his newest project - Paranormal Penitentiary - is opening THIS WEEKEND at the site of the Mansfield Reformatory. He talks moving from LA to Ohio, working in this environment and of course, classic horror hosts. If you're digging this show, please head over to http://www.patreon.com/creaturegeek and support us with a few bucks.
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    Shout Session! With Brian Ward - Episode 48 - 9/16/16
    On this episode of CreatureGeek - Frank and I welcome Brian Ward, the Senior Director of Video Production for Shout! Factory. Shout! curates TV shows and movies for the collector in all of us - shows likes MST3K, Freaks and Geeks, and the 1982 version of The Thing. Brian talks about his podcast The Arkham Sessions, EPK documentation (basically behind the scenes stuff) and much more. If you're digging this show, please head over to http://www.patreon.com/creaturegeek and support us with a few bucks. Also, thanks to our sponsor ScotteVest!
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    In the Not Too Distant Future: Dragoncon 2016- Episode 47 - 9/9/16
    On this episode of CreatureGeek - LIVE FROM DRAGONCON 2016 - Frank goes solo. But he has the best co-hosts in my absence. He welcomes Trace Beaulieu and Frank Conniff from Mystery Science Theater 3000, Cinematic Titanic and The Mads Are Back. They talk about movie riffing, Joe Don Baker, This Island Earth and a ton of other fun stuff! If you're digging this show, please head over to http://www.patreon.com/creaturegeek and support us with a few bucks. Also, thanks to our sponsor ScotteVest! Please use our affiliate link: http://www.scottevest.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=SFNT&Store_Code=sev&AFFIL=4B44D42m
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    Two Ding Dongs and A Microphone - Episode 46 - 8/19/16
    Frank and I are two dings dongs talking into in a mic. We chat more about biz battles, showing up on time, upcoming conventions and the biggest hit of the summer, Stranger Things! If you're digging this show, please head over to http://www.patreon.com/creaturegeek and support us with a few bucks. Also, thanks to our sponsor ScotteVest! Please use our affiliate link (in the comments) and use the code CREATUREGEEK to get 20% off your order! Thanks for listening!
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    The Little Wood Chopper - Episode 44 - 7/22/16
    This episode of Creaturegeek, Frank and I talk with Rick "The Little Wood Chopper" Lazzarini of The Character Shop. Rick talks about his work on the Ghostbusters reboot and also the lack of credit for it. Rick gives us some great insight into the behind-the-scenes of the behind-the-scenes. Thanks for listening! If you're digging this show, please head over to http://www.patreon.com/creaturegeek and support us with a few bucks.
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    Frank Langely: Puppeteer - Episode 44 - 7/8/16
    On this episode, Frank and I welcome special effects guru Frank Langley. Frank is a puppeteer whose work includes the infamous Team America: World Police. Frank shares plenty of great stories and talks about some of his new projects, including Yamasong. If you're digging this show, please head over to http://www.patreon.com/creaturegeek and support us with a few bucks. Thanks for listening!
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    The Rick Baker Show - Episode 43 - 7/1/16
    On this episode, the first of July (on the first of July) Frank and I welcome special effects legend THE Rick Baker. If you're not aware of Rick Baker, you should be! He's worked on so many iconic shows including Star Wars, Harry and The Hendersons, Men in Black, American Werewolf in London and many, many more. Frank and I are honored to have him on the show. Enjoy it! If you're digging this show, please head over to http://www.patreon.com/creaturegeek and support us with a few bucks. Thanks for listening!
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    Browning It Up With Doug Stewart - Episode 42 - 6/17/16
    We welcome SFX special costume designer Doug Stewart to this episode of Creaturegeek. We chat about adding brown to a costume and how to age a garment to look realistic. It's a fascinating discussion with another seasoned pro! If you are enjoying the show, head over to http://www.patreon.com/creaturegeek and support us with a few bucks. We are short of our monthly goal that brings you an extra show every month. So head on over to our Patreon, pledge a few bucks and help us get to three or more shows per month. Thanks for listening!
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    Rebooting and Remaking It - Episode 41 - 6/10/16
    On this episode of CreatureGeek, Frank and I talk about a variety of topics first and foremost the argument to reboot and remake in Hollywood. We chat about the trend of making costumes cosplayable. And how editing can make or break a trailer. If you are enjoying the show, head over to http://www.patreon.com/creaturegeek and support us with a few bucks. Thanks for listening!
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    Batting The Biz Battles - Episode 40 - 6/3/16
    On this our 40th(!) show, Frank and I take a break from talking about the art of makeup and SFX and talk about the art of actually running a successful business. This is a must hear if you are thinking of striking out on your own creatively. There is a lot of talk about getting paid, contracts and the overall self-doubt that pervades every creative person's mind. If you are enjoying the show, head over to http://www.patreon.com/creaturegeek and support us with a few bucks.
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    The Thatcher Method - Episode 39 - 5/20/16
    On this episode (our longest show ever), we chat with director/producer/writer/puppeteer Kirk Thatcher. Kirk shares some wine with us and talks about his wacky route from making molds and creatures to directing next to legends like Leonard Nimoy, hanging out in the editing room with George Lucas and working closely with Jim Henson. It's an episode full of great stories. If you like this show and want to hear more, please support us at www.patreon.com/creaturegeek
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    Jose Fernandez of Ironhead Studio - Episode 38 - 5/13/16
    If you went to see Captain America Civil War this past weekend, you saw the work of this week's guest, Jose Fernandez. In fact, if you've seen a number of blockbusters like Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, The Amazing Spider Man, Hellboy or Tron Legacy, you've seen his work and the work of his company IronHead Studio. If you are enjoying the show, head over to http://www.patreon.com/creaturegeek and support us with a few bucks.
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