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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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Staci Layne Wilson Director Writer Producer Reel from Staci Layne Wilson on Vimeo.

Staci Layne Wilson Hosting & Reporter Reel from Staci Layne Wilson on Vimeo.

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.

Show Notes

— So L.A. – A Hollywood Memoir – The #1 Amazon Best Seller


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,[1][2] opening on April 16, 1972, with a party for Elton John.[3] At the time, the word “rainbow” signified peace and freedom. It quickly became known as a hangout for celebrities of all types.[4] John Belushi ate his last meal[5](lentil soup) at table No. 16


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Episode 141- James Altucher (How to Choose Yourself)




James Altucher is a multi #1 Amazon best seller, former host of III:AM on HBO, and host of one of the top podcasts in the world, The James Altucher Show. His latest book, ‘Reinvent Yourself‘ comes out January 5th, 2017. PRE Order it here.

Pre Show Notes 

National Screenwriter’s Day – January 5th, 2017

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Show Notes

Don’t Send Your Kids to College by James Altucher – This is how I was introduced to James

III:AM – James’ show on HBO

– Brian Koppleman – Screenwriter of Rounders, and the Showtime series, Billions.

Rounders – Feature film written by Brian Koppleman

Choose Yourself – James’ seminal work about life, art, writing, and how to becoming a better you.

The Art of Learning by Josh Waitzkin – A book about making yourself a better learner by breaking things down

Mark Duplass – Actor, Writer, Director, and Producer

How to Make a Feature Film with Mark Duplass via Indie Film Hustle

Mark Duplass: ‘There’s no excuse not to make films on weekends with friends’

Creep – A videographer drives to a remote mountain town after answering a cryptic Craigslist ad for a one-day gig. As the day progresses, the man who hired him becomes increasingly more unhinged and the road to easy money takes a turn for the unexpected.

The One I Love – A married couple (Mark Duplass, Elisabeth Moss) find their relationship and very existence put to the test in this wickedly inventive romantic comedy.

Netflix plans to spend $6 billion on new shows, blowing away all but one of its rivals

– My Seinfeld Year – Writer Fred Stoller’s one year writing for the TV show, Seinfeld

Seinfeld Box Set

Seinfeldia: How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything

Lost: The Complete Collection – on Blu Ray

– Lost Encyclopedia – Official book on Lost with a foreword by Damon Lindelof

Damon Lindelof – Screenwriter, and Producer

Steven Pressfield – Author and Screenwriter

War of Art – Steve’s seminal work of art and creativity battles

Turning Pro – The 2nd follow up to War of Art

The Knowledge – Steve’s latest book about his experiences as a coming of age writer.

Shawn Coyne – Shawn is Steven, and Robert McKee’s editor and the author of the Story Grid

Robert McKee – Often called, ‘The God of Story’ and host of his own legendary Story seminar

Dialogue by Robert Mckee

Story by Robert Mckee

Screenplay by Syd Field

Save the Cat by Blake Synder

The 90 Day Screenplay by Al Watt – My pick for the best book on Screenwriting



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