The Gabe Bartalos Experience – Episode 66 – 5/5/17

Frank and Len welcome the incredible Gabe Bartalos to the show this week. You may recognize Gabe’s work from cult classics as Leprechaun, Basket Case 2, Gremlins 2 and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2. He refined his skills under Tom Savini and Rick Baker before going on to start Atlantic West Effects, a full service FX studio specializing in sculpture, prosthetics and animatronics. In addition to being a special effects guru for over 3 decades, he is also the writer and director of two feature films, “Skinned Deep” and “Saint Bernard” (which sounds awesome, btw). If you’re digging this podcast, please head over to Patreon and support us with a few bucks.

From The Bridge With Kerry O’Quinn – Episode 65 – 4/28/17


Frank and Len talk to a true living legend – Kerry O’Quinn. Anyone born in the 70s and 80s and is a fan of horror and sci-fi owes Kerry a huge debt of gratitude. He is a writer and publisher of some of the most influential magazines in the industry including Starlog, Fangoria and Cinemagic just to name a few. He talks the inception of these fan mags and also shares some great info about the very first Star Wars Celebration. If you’re digging this podcast, please head over to  Patreon and support us with a few bucks.

American Horror Story’s Eryn Krueger Mekash – Episode 64 – 4/14/17


Frank and Len loved Women’s Month last month that we are continuing with it in April. Today’s guest is Eryn Krueger Mekash. Eryn has over 30 years experience as an Emmy award winning makeup artist in the TV and film industry. You might have seen her work on such shows as Nip/Tuck, Scream Queens, American Crime Story and more. She is also the department makeup head on American Horror Story. She shares some great stories, so buckle up and listen in! If you’re digging this podcast, please head over to Patreon and support us with a few bucks.

All The Silicone Feels With Jo Holland – Episode 63 – 3/31/17


Frank and I are rounding out Women’s Month on CreatureGeek. This episode, we go inside baseball and shop talk about silicon appliances with the amazing Jo Holland. Jo is an SFX artist who knows her stuff when it comes to running silicon appliances and you’ll definitely learn something during this show. So grab your pencils and get ready to Google because the info comes at your fast and furious. If you’re digging this podcast, please head over to Patreon and support us with a few bucks. Thanks for listening! And be sure to listen until you find out to how to get a new pack of CreatureGeek stickers!

Bela Meriwether, The Future of SFX Makeup – Episode 62 – 3/17/17

Frank and I are continuing to celebrate International Women’s Month on CreatureGeek by showcasing the women of SFX/Makeup during the month of March. Now, you may not recognize today’s guest from any current movies, but keep watching – because Frank and I have our money on our young guest becoming a makeup pro. 10 year old Bela Meriwether has has the great fortune of learning directly from the master himself, Mr. Rick Baker (who she affectionately refers to as “Mr. Rick”) and knows more about older movies than some adults do. She’s like an old soul in a young body. Listen in! She’s awesome! If you’re digging this podcast, please head over to Patreon and support us with a few bucks. Thanks for listening! And be sure to listen to how to get a new pack of CreatureGeek stickers!

A Visit with Beth Hathaway – Episode 61 -3/10/17

We are celebrating International Women’s Day on CreatureGeek. Actually, Frank and I are planning on celebrating Internationall Women’s MONTH on CreatureGeek by showcasing the women of SFX/Makeup in the month of March. On this show, we welcome the wonderful Beth Hathaway. Beth is a special effect artist and puppeteer who has worked on such shows as Jurassic Park, Terminator 2 and Edward Scissorhands. She was, along with former CreatureGeek Guest, Kirk Thatcher, a judge for Jim Henson’s CreatureShop Challenge on Syfy. Listen in! She’s awesome! If you’re digging this podcast, please head over to our Patreon page and support us with a few bucks. Thanks for listening! And be sure to listen to how to get a new pack of CreatureGeek stickers!

The Ridiculous Tools of Vincent Van Dyke – Episode 60 -2/24/17

Today’s guest on CreatureGeek is Vincent Van Dyke. Vincent is a Primetime emmy award nominated make-up artist whose work has been seen on such shows as Nip/Tuck, Dexter and Grey’s Anatomy. He has also lent his prosthetic prowess to big name films like Star Trek, Batman V Superman and The Revanant. He is currently working on the biopic I, Tonya which will turn Margot Robbie into the infamous figure skater Tonya Harding. If you’re digging this podcast, please head over to http://www.patreon.com/creaturegeek and support us with a few bucks. Thanks for listening! And be sure to listen to how to get a new pack of CreatureGeek stickers!

Keeper Of The Keys: A Chat With Andy Clement – Episode 59 -2/10/17

Today’s guest on CreatureGeek is Andy Clement. Andy is a makeup artist who is best known for his work on big name films such as Interstellar, Deadpool, Cloverfield and Guardians of the Galaxy. He was also a business and teaching partner with the master Dick Smith and is the keeper of the information passed on by him via the Dick Smith Special FX Makeup Course, a must-know for anyone in or thinking of getting into the business. If you’re digging this podcast, please head over to http://www.patreon.com/creaturegeek and support us with a few bucks. Thanks for listening!

Revisiting The Wild West With Norman Cabrera – Episode 58 -2/3/17

CreatureGeek returns for February with one of the premiere makeup artists and sculptors working today – Norman Cabrera. Norman’s list of credits are a compendium of the best fantasy and horror have to offer and include such titles as The Walking Dead and Fear the Walking Dead, Drag Me to Hell, Kill Bill Voume 1, Hellboy, The X-Files, Harry and The Hendersons and many more. He reminisces about the 80s, the wild west of makeup and working with one of the greats, Rick Baker. If you’re digging this podcast, please head over to our Patreon page and support us with a few bucks.

Crossing the Pond with Stuart Bray – Episode 57 – 1/20/17

Today’s guest is on loan to us from the UK – Stuart Bray. Stuart has lent his talent in special effects and prostethics to such big budget features as Shaun of the Dead, The Mummy Returns and Gladiator. He’s also worked on such iconic small screen shows like Game of Thrones, Waking The Dead (not to be confused with The Walking Dead), Hex and Doctor Who. He also has a fantastic blog at LearnMakeupEffects.com and his own podcast called Battles with Bits of Rubber. If you’re digging this podcast, please head over here and support us with a few bucks.

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