Episode 167 – Staci Layne Wilson (So L.A. – A Hollywood Memoir)
Staci Layne Wilson is an award winning filmmaker, TV Host, and Amazon #1 Best selling author for her book, ‘So L.A. – A Hollywood Memoir.’ She wrote, produced and hosted three entertainment talk shows online: This Week In Movies, Inside Horror, and Dread Central Live. She has been featured on the BBC, Bravo, Reelz, MTV, CNN (and many more) as a film historian and author.
In this episode we discuss how Staci ended up writing for the ultra popular horror blog, Dread Central, growing up in LA surrounded by artists and famous people, making her films, and tons more.
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Pre Show Notes
— I applied to be a Podcast Producer for the James Altucher show, one of the top podcasts in the world. If you think I’d make a good fit, tweet him @Jaltucher and tell him that I’d make a great fit.
— Dread Central – is an American website founded in 2006 that is dedicated to horror news, interviews, and reviews. It covers horror films, comics, novels, and toys. Dread Central has won the Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Award for Best Website four times and was selected as AMC’s Site of the Week in 2008.
— The Ventures
— Buni Bacon – only appeared in a couple of movies, but she worked a lot behind the scenes – including training big cats like Zamba and Clarence the Cross-Eyed Lion, and writing for celebrity gossip tabloids like Confidential.
— The Rainbow Bar and Grill – is a bar and restaurant on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, California, United States, adjacent to the border of Beverly Hills, California. Its address is 9015 Sunset Boulevard. The restaurant was founded in early 1972 by Elmer Valentine, Lou Adler, Mario Maglieri and others, opening on April 16, 1972, with a party for Elton John. At the time, the word “rainbow” signified peace and freedom. It quickly became known as a hangout for celebrities of all types. John Belushi ate his last meal(lentil soup) at table No. 16