"Diary of an Unemployed Actor"

"Diary of an Unemployed Actor"

On "Diary of an Unemployed Actor" I speak with actors, filmmakers, musicians, and more about making a career in the entertainment and arts industry. The show is hosted by Milo Denison. Instagram: www.instagram.com/milodenison Facebook: www.facebook.com/milodenison Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unemployed-actor/support

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June 10, 2022 11 min

In this episode of Rip it Up, The Helicopter Zombie from Dawn of the  Dead, Jim Krut joins Milo and Kev. We discuss that film and his life as  an actor. Jim also has family in the Ukraine, so we get serious for a  bit, to discuss the impact the war is having on his family.   

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  • Facebook: @jim.krut
  • Web: www.helizombie.com
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    in this episode of Diary of an Unemployed Actor, I speak with Corinna Issuree. She directed her first no-budget short film last year and we walk through the process from writing and casting to production, and post-production to discuss the ups and downs of the experience, along with lessons learned.

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    In this episode of Rip it Up Milo and Ken are joined by former child star Pat Cardi to discuss what it is like growing up at a very young age in the movie business.

    Follow Pat at
    Facebook: @Pat.Cardi 


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    Milo Denison: @milodenison
    Kev Bamboo: @bmboo_creatives

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    In this episode, Milo and Kev are joined by The Queen. Yes, they get a visit from royalty. She sings a few songs and has some fun with “Ask an American” and “Badly Drawn Bamboo.”

    The Queen doesn't use social media, so you will need to follow this guy instead:

  • Instagram: @osemanclive
  • Facebook: Clive.Oseman
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  • Milo Denison: @milodenison
  • Kev Bamboo: @bmboo_creatives
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    April 12, 2022 53 min

    Brian Patacca helps actors get what they want without suffering. He’s helped 542 actors find representation (and counting!) and is known as The Representation Whisper. His coaching clients include Tony Award-winners, Broadway stars, network Series Regulars, filmmakers, writers, and stand-up comedians. Brian has led workshops at SAG-AFTRA, universities across the globe including Northwestern, Pepperdine, PACE, Columbia College Chica...

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    April 5, 2022 59 min

    In this episode, musician Noam Frank joins Milo and Kev to educate the guys about Endometriosis and how it affects 10% of women worldwide. She also sings a couple of songs, and as always, we have some fun with “Ask an American” and “Badly Drawn Bamboo.”

    For more about Noam visit:

  • Instagram: @noamfrank
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  • Milo Denison: @milodenison
  • Kev Bamboo: @bmboo_creatives
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    Make-up and special effects artist Rodd Matsui returns to rip it up, to share some more amazing stories about his time in Hollywood. And we answer a few listener questions about ghosts and other things that go bump in the night.

    Follow Rodd on Facebook at:  @RoddMatsui  

    Follow Milo and Kev on Instagram at: 

    Milo Denison: @milodenison  

    Kev Bamboo: @bmboo_creatives

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    In this episode of Diary of an Unemployed Actor, I speak with Tommie McDonald about the porn industry. We talk about what goes into producing a film, how he got into the business, and the differences between porn and mainstream films. He shares a few behind-the-scenes tidbits as well.

    To listen to Tommie's podcast or see what else he is up to visit:

    https://linktr.ee/MCTOMMIE

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    In this episode of Rip It Up, Milo and Kev are joined by financial literacy advocate Marvin D. They will be discussing virtual currencies, digital assets and facing racism.

    Follow Marvin at:

  • Twitter: @PaperStProjects
  • YouTube: PaperStProjects
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  • Milo Denison: @milodenison
  • Kev Bamboo: @bmboo_creatives
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    On this episode of Diary of an Unemployed Actor, I am joined by Pat Bradley who is a writer, director, and film producer. We talk about writing on the go, finding cast and crew for films, and he provides some important advice on lessons learned from his first feature film Into The Valli.

    To find out more about Pat visit:

  • Web: www.alwayswritepat.com
  • Double Zero Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrvpXb4opLY
  • Into the Valli:  ...
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    Mercy Bush is a new director, editor, screenwriter, and actress. However, she has been passionate about film since the 9th grade. She has worked as a transcriptionist for a baking show and edited and directed a music video. Mercy also has a few connections in the industry, so we discuss the pros and cons of knowing people already in the business.

    To learn more about Mercy visit:

  • Instagram: @m.d.b._entertainments
  • Tik tok: m.d.b._...
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    February 20, 2022 59 min

    In this episode, author Seth Burkett joins us to discuss preferred pronouns. We discuss what we preferred to be called, and what we think about the current additions to people’s preferred pronouns. Seth reads a few passages from his books, and of course, we have the usual frivolity around cheese, ‘Ask an American,’ and ‘Badly Drawn Bamboo.’

    For more about Seth visit:

  • Web: www.sethburkett.com
  • Instagram: @authorseth
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    Mikail Chowdhury is an Emmy nominated producer and award-winning filmmaker, writer, and director. Having produced and been heavily involved in other areas of filmmaking, he provides some insights into producing a film. We also discuss working with a PR agent after a film is completed to help promote the movie. And, we debate the pros and cons of film festivals and why it is more important to select the best festivals for your film ...

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    February 8, 2022 67 min

    In this episode, we recap the episodes of Rip It Up we have recorded so far, talking about some of the highlights and lowlights of the show, and some of the great guests we have had.

    Follow Milo and Kev on Instagram at:

  • Milo Denison: @milodenison
  • Kev Bamboo: @bmboo_creatives
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    Syllia has a lot of advice for anyone getting into radio and how to come across on the microphone and keep the conversation going. She currently works as a stagehand and production assistant. If you have ever wanted to learn more about what a PA does and get a start in the industry, this is the episode for you.

    To Find Our More About Syllia Visit:

  • https://syllianewstead.weebly.com/
  • https://vimeo.com/user103488115
  • Instagram @shini...
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    In this episode of Diary of An Unemployed Actor, I speak with Benen Dykstra about his experience studying radio broadcasting. We have an excellent discussion about the joys of professional wrestling, and like so many of us in this industry, we talk about creating opportunities for ourselves, instead of waiting on others. Benen is doing that through his own brand Rolling Dragon Media, where he is creating a podcast providing people ...

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    Winter vacation is over, projects have slowed down, and I have time to return to the podcast. Here is an update on upcoming episodes. 

    The show is hosted by Milo Denison. Follow at:

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  • Facebook: www.facebook.com/milodenison
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    In this episode we are joined by singer songwriter Hattie Whitehead to discuss dealing with grief. She also has her guitar and plays a couple beautiful songs. Also we are joined later by April Bembridge who is a grief recovery specialists to discuss the types of grief and how we treat people who are grieving.

    For more about Hattie visit:

  • Instagram @hattiewhitehead
  • Web: www.hattiewhitehead.com

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    In this episode, Milo and Kev are joined by special effects artist Rodd Matsui. Rodd has worked as special effects and makeup artist in  Hollywood. He has worked on films such as Freddy's Dead: The Final  Nightmare and What’s Eating Gilbert Grape. He has a lot of great lessons  to share and stories about working on some fantastic movies.   

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    In this episode of Rip It Up, Milo and Kev speak with professional  musician Gabriel Piers-Mantell. They discuss some experiences being out  of work during the lockdown, ideas of 'living the dream,' and Gabe plays  two fantastic songs on the piano. Gabe also has a lot of great stories  about musicians he has played with.

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  • Gabriel Piers-Mantel @gabeppm
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