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Chillpak Hollywood Hour #515

From a secret location “somewhere in America” (which is actually the offices of the Los Angeles Breakfast Club Foundation), Dean and Phil connect via Skype to discuss the World Premiere of their new film The Lady Killers, a documentary about the history of the disabled on screen, a fragile tone poem of an independent film, a horror mash-up about the descendants of Mina and Jonathan Harker, a franchise tent pole about a gigantic monkey and a “live-action” (not really) adaptation of a Broadway musical adaptation of an animated musical adaptation of a French fairy tale, as well and the death of Chuck Barris. All in all, it’s an hour in which your friends in podcasting discuss not only movies and television and celebrities, but the differently abled, diversity, reality shows, the importance of embracing discomfort, and so many other nourishing, inspiring and even hilarious concepts and topics. Enjoy!

Chillpak Holllywood Hour #466

It’s “Chillpak: New Orleans” as Dean checks in from the Big Easy and reveals details about the top secret performance he’s giving in the Bayou before his whirlwind visit to The Los Angeles Breakfast Club this week to perform “Dean Haglund: An Illustrated Tour of Broadway in DTLA”. Phil reviews a spectacular and important new play and ties its themes into a challenge faced by a high school student in New York Phil has been mentoring. A discussion about the art, craft and deceptive practices of movie trailers leads into an analysis of two quite buzzed about recent trailers and the promise of a film being released next month and one going into production soon. All that, plus Dean and Phil reveal what they are reading and a man who leaves behind one of the most significant legacies in the modern history of cinema is remembered in “Celebrity Deaths”. YOUR Chillpak Hollywood Hour. Enjoy!

Chillpak Hollywood Hour #414

Listen in as your friends in podcasting discuss H.P. Lovecraft, Film Festivals and Live Action Role-Playing as an education tool with special guest Aaron Vanek from the H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival and Seekers Unlimited.

Chillpak Hollywood Hour #260

What do the Mayan Calendar, David Lynch, Lyle Skosey, Sarah Nean Bruce, fire alarms, veterinarians, Jacques Cousteau, National Treasure: Book of Secrets and Phil’s birthdays have in common? Why, episode #260 of YOUR Chillpak Hollywood Hour, of course!

5 years in the making … It’s our 5th Anniversary show!

Join your friends in podcasting, Dean Haglund and Phil Leirness as they play clips from the most and least listened to shows from each year and try to see what lessons they can learn as they look ahead to the next five years!

Chillpak Hollywood Hour #164

It’s the day after Independence Day here in the USA, and your friends in podcasting are celebrating the “independents”. An hour dedicated to independent film, filmmaking, film festivals and the many and varied paths film artists take to get where they are going. Dean and Phil welcome special guest Josh Mandel, a Slamdance film festival programmer, a documentary filmmaker, an eloquent, enthusiastic, informative speaker, and a darn stylish fellow!

Chillpak Hollywood Hour #63

Accidentally leaked a few weeks ago, here is our special edition with extra special guest Dan Butler, star of “Karl Rove, I Love You”.

Chillpak Hollywood Hour #51

Dean and Phil are joined by the founders of Donkaphant. Listen and find out who they are, what they do, and why it’s important.

Chillpak Hollywood Hour #44

This week, Dean works with exotic animals and Phil returns from Cinequest.

Chillpak Hollywood Hour #43

This week, Dean and Phil discuss Robert Downey Jr’s gravitas. Phil says “gravitas”. Over and over. Plus more trailer talk. Let’s call it “trailer trash”. Dean brings us up to date on his recent stint on the Queen Mary, plus Dean’s home address and Phil’s blood pressure may be revealed. Phil, who previously represented “a crisis in cinema”, gets his first positive hometown review…or does he? Don’t worry Phil, everybody hates on the hometown boy when they leave!

About the show
Dean Haglund, the actor, improv comic and inventor (best known as “Langly,” one of the three computer-hacking geeks on “The X-Files” and their spin-off series “The Lone Gunmen”) engages in thought-provoking, insightful, and irreverent cultural conversation with his co-host and producing partner, independent filmmaker and certified violence prevention specialist Phil Leirness in the production offices of Rational Exuberance. Warning: Dean and Phil's usually hilarious and frequently inspiring discussions are habit-forming, so please, enjoy responsibly!
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