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Hollywood Storytelling from an Independent Filmmaker

Classic Universal Horror Audio Interviews

On 28, Mar 2015 | No Comments | In Film Education | By Pasquale Murena

Jack Pierce working with Boris Karloff on the set of "The Bride of Frankenstein"

Jack Pierce working with Boris Karloff on the set of “The Bride of Frankenstein”

This is a rare look into the Universal Horror Classics for a podcast I was line producer on in 2009 called, Monster Talk Radio. Interviews with Boris Karloff’s daughter, Sara Karloff, Bella Lugosi’s son, Bella Lugosi Jr and co-star of the film “House of Frankenstein” Elena Verdugo all give great insight to the classic horror genre that so many filmmakers grew up on.

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John Landis Audio Interview on An American Werewolf in London

On 24, Mar 2015 | No Comments | In Film Education | By Pasquale Murena

John Landis and Cast of An American Werewolf In London

John Landis and Cast of “An American Werewolf In London”

I am a big time John Landis fan, which makes me a big fan of “An American Werewolf In London”, which makes this interview an exciting interview for this big fan! This was an interview with John Landis conducted by Universal Horror Historian Scott Essman, Radio Columnist Gary Lycan and myself for a podcast I was line producer for called, Monster Talk Radio.

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Happy Spring Equinox of 2015

On 20, Mar 2015 | No Comments | In Wildlife & Nature | By Pasquale Murena

Blossom of Spring in the Sierras

Blossom of spring in the Sierras

Happy first day of spring!

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Greg Nicotero Audio Interview on Drag Me to Hell

On 19, Mar 2015 | No Comments | In Film Education | By Pasquale Murena

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Lorna Raver in Greg Nicotero’s makeup from “Drag Me to Hell”

 

Back in 2009 I was a line producer for a podcast called Monster Talk Radio, the talent was Universal Horror Historian Scott Essman and Radio Columnist Gary Lycan. Since then Gary has left us and all that know him miss him very much. This episode is with Greg Nicotero on the release of Sam Raimi’s “Drag Me to Hell” and we got over 50 minutes with this makeup legend.

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Springtime for Us

Palm 30:2

Psalm 30:2

There wasn’t a day that went by that I didn’t realize how lucky I was but I have learned it wasn’t luck but I have been blessed. The way my life is right now I feel more blessed than ever before and I hope all of you get to feel that too. There is only one way to do that.

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Spring Meadows Falls in Yosemite

On 13, Mar 2015 | No Comments | In Wildlife & Nature | By Pasquale Murena

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Spring Meadows in Yosemite

The smallest waterfall in Yosemite National Park that flows year round and on top of that it gets amazing lighting. I always stop here as I drive by and just look at the lighting on the falls, if it is great, I stop and get out taking a few shots.

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