How to Successfully Fail in Hollywood

How to Successfully Fail in Hollywood

Now airing new episodes once a month! Enjoy entertaining, enlightening and funny stories behind the scenes in the film, television and arts industries. Need a shot of schadenfreude or a little inspiration to embrace the blunders that are sure to happen in the creative process? Failure has a social stigma... but we look it dead in the eye and laugh. Minority voices encouraged. Hosted by C.M. Conway, the female filmmaker of "How to Successfully Fail in Hollywood" now available on Prime Video and FunnyFailureFilm.com. The witty and poignant indie features friends, fantasies and fabulous fails; a grassroots film dedicated to bold artists and dreamers trying to make it against all odds. Podcast beginning and ending song, "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" by David Mumford (Bandcamp.com).

Episodes

June 12, 2024 10 mins

Hear host C.M. Conway share an update about a lovely local theater, and the public meeting about its potential closure and being converted into a gym. Story music by Denis Pavlov.

This podcast is inspired by the "How to Successfully Fail in Hollywood" film now available on Prime Video. The heartfelt, grassroots indie about friends, fantasies and funny fails is dedicated to the bold artists and dreamers trying to ...

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Hear host C.M. Conway share an interesting story about a lovely local theater, potentially turning into a gym. Story music by  Daddy_s Music.

This podcast is inspired by the "How to Successfully Fail in Hollywood" film now available on Prime Video. The heartfelt, grassroots indie about friends, fantasies and funny fails is dedicated to the bold artists and dreamers trying to make it against all odds.  

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April 10, 2024 9 mins

Hear host C.M. Conway share an exciting announcement and a story about an unusual umbrella when recently visiting Hollywood. Story music by  Piotr Witowski.

It's our 50th episode! Starting April 10, 2024, our podcast will be airing new episodes once a month due to the exciting announcement shared in this show. Feel free to listen to all the funny flubs and insights shared in prior episodes in the meantime.

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April 3, 2024 13 mins

 Hear the uplifting story of author, activist and advocate Helen Keller of her ups and downs to the path of finding her voice. Movies have been made about Helen Keller, an  accomplished blind and deaf woman. This includes "The Miracle Worker" about her transformative relationship with her teacher, Anne Sullivan. Story music by Piotr Witowski.

This podcast is inspired by the "How to Successfully Fail in Holly...

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March 27, 2024 6 mins

Hear host C.M. Conway share a story of running into a famous icon in Los Angeles... and the flubs that ensue. Story music by Nesrality.

This podcast is inspired by the "How to Successfully Fail in Hollywood" film now available on Prime Video. The heartfelt, grassroots indie about friends, fantasies and funny fails is dedicated to the bold artists and dreamers trying to make it against all odds.  

Our podcast will ...

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March 20, 2024 12 mins

Hear Stuart Brent's subtly humorous story of accomplishing his dream in Chicago... and nobody came. Performed from his autobiography, The Seven Stairs. Story music by Piotr Witowski.

This podcast is inspired by the "How to Successfully Fail in Hollywood" film now available on Prime Video. The heartfelt, grassroots indie about friends, fantasies and funny fails is dedicated to the bold artists and dreamers tr...

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March 13, 2024 10 mins

Hear host C.M. Conway share a tale of an unexpected event that occurred in an important proposal meeting... when meeting a decisive, "No."  Story music MichaeL-X_Studio.

This podcast is inspired by the "How to Successfully Fail in Hollywood" film now available on Prime Video. The heartfelt, grassroots indie about friends, fantasies and funny fails is dedicated to the bold artists and dreamers trying to ...

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March 6, 2024 10 mins

Listen to the story of author, activist and advocate Helen Keller in her own words about a  powerful experience of transcending fears in the forest. Plays and movies have been made about Helen Keller, a remarkable blind and deaf woman. This includes "The Miracle Worker" about her close relationship with her teacher, Anne Sullivan. Music by Grand_Project.

This podcast is inspired by the "How to Successfully F...

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February 28, 2024 10 mins

Hear the story of author, activist and advocate Helen Keller in her own words, about the trials, fails and ultimately... the profound discovery of language. Movies have been made about Helen Keller, a revolutionary blind and deaf woman. This includes "The Miracle Worker" about her life-changing relationship with her teacher, Anne Sullivan. Story music by Daddy_s_Music.

This podcast is inspired by the "How to...

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February 21, 2024 8 mins

Listen to guest and actress Rebecca Rose McIlroy, share an interesting story about a surprise she encountered at the end of a casting agency meeting.  Story music by Donovan. 

This podcast is inspired by the "How to Successfully Fail in Hollywood" film now available on Prime Video. The diverse, grassroots indie about friends, fantasies and funny fails is dedicated to the bold artists and dreamers trying to make ...

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February 14, 2024 7 mins

Hear host C.M. Conway share a story of an enlightening experience when asked a question inquired of actors everywhere. Story music Nesrality.

This podcast is inspired by the "How to Successfully Fail in Hollywood" film now available on Prime Video. The heartfelt, grassroots indie about friends, fantasies and funny fails is dedicated to the bold artists and dreamers trying to make it against all odds.    

Our podca...

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February 7, 2024 9 mins

Mark Twain's story from his autobiography of a most memorable mishap that occurred when he was rehearsing to perform in a play. Some of Twain's classics and debated novels were made into films.  Story music by Nesrality.   

This podcast is inspired by the "How to Successfully Fail in Hollywood" film now available on Prime Video. The diverse, grassroots indie about friends, fantasies and funny fails is d...

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January 30, 2024 6 mins

Hear host C.M. Conway share a story of discovering an unusual acting phobia... at a most inopportune time. Story music Oleksii Kaplunskyi.

This podcast is inspired by the "How to Successfully Fail in Hollywood" film now available on Prime Video. The heartfelt, grassroots indie about friends, fantasies and funny fails is dedicated to the bold artists and dreamers trying to make it against all odds.   

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January 24, 2024 10 mins

Hear the story of author, activist and advocate Helen Keller in her own words, about the ups and downs of her journey to find a way to communicate. Including, an illumination that arrives in the form of a famous figure. Movies have been made about Helen Keller, an astute blind and deaf woman. This includes "The Miracle Worker" about her touching relationship with her teacher, Anne Sullivan. Story music by 1tamara2. 
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January 17, 2024 7 mins

Hear host C.M. Conway share a tale of how an important pitch meeting at a successful production company, goes sideways. Story music by Donovan. 

This podcast is inspired by the "How to Successfully Fail in Hollywood" film now available on Prime Video. The heartfelt, grassroots indie about friends, fantasies and funny fails is dedicated to the bold artists and dreamers trying to make it against all odds.  

Our pod...

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January 10, 2024 8 mins

Hear the story of author, activist and advocate Helen Keller in her own words, of meeting a force of nature for the very first time, with unexpected surprises. Movies have been made about Helen Keller, a remarkable blind and deaf woman. This includes "The Miracle Worker" about her tutor Anne Sullivan, and their rich relationship.  Story music by SergePavkinMusic. 

This podcast is inspired by the "How to Suc...

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Listen to host C.M. Conway share a revelatory story about the unexpected events that occurred after meeting face to face with a top industry professional, at a popular conference for actors with thousands of attendees.  Story music by Zen_Man.

This podcast is inspired by the "How to Successfully Fail in Hollywood" film now available on Prime Video. The heartfelt, grassroots indie about friends, fantasies and fun...

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December 27, 2023 10 mins

Hear the story of author, activist and advocate Helen Keller in her own words, of fumbling to understand one of the most vital emotions that infuse both life and art.  Several movies have been made about Helen Keller, a remarkable blind and deaf woman.

This podcast is inspired by the "How to Successfully Fail in Hollywood" film now available on Prime Video. The heartfelt, grassroots indie about friends, fantasie...

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Hear host C.M. Conway share a story of unexpectedly meeting a celebrity... and acting like an idiot. This podcast is inspired by the "How to Successfully Fail in Hollywood" film now available on Prime Video. The heartfelt, grassroots indie about friends, fantasies and funny fails is dedicated to the bold artists and dreamers trying to make it against all odds.  Story music by David Mumford. 

Our podcast will air new episod...

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December 13, 2023 7 mins

Mark Twain's story from his autobiography of the ups and downs to get one of his books published; including being at odds with the publishers.  Some of Twain's classics and debated novels were made into films.  Story music by Nesrality.   

This podcast is inspired by the "How to Successfully Fail in Hollywood" film now available on Prime Video. The diverse, grassroots indie about friends, fantasies and ...

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