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The Show

The Martin Lastrapes Show Podcast Hour is the show that may or may not be an hour long, based on your perception of time and how much Martin has to say. It's both a silly and earnest look into the mind of award-winning novelist Martin Lastrapes. Martin loves engaging in in-depth conversations about writing, storytelling, publishing, and most anything else he finds interesting—from movies and television to professional wrestling and comic books.


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Martin Lastrapes

Martin is an award-winning novelist, a Buffy enthusiast, and a podcaster. His debut novel, Inside the Outside, has been praised by readers and in the spring of 2012 it won the Grand Prize in the Paris Book Festival. Martin has a Bachelor’s Degree in English and a Master’s Degree in Composition, both from California State University, San Bernardino. 

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Co-Hosts


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Chanel Chakko

Chanel is a fashionista and an expert shopper who grew up rooting for the villains in Disney films, because they had better clothes and were way more interesting than the princesses. Her blog, Chanel's Sick & Pretty Parlour, is a place for the beautiful and the macabre where you'll find her views on fashion, beauty, and shopping. Chanel has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from California State University, San Bernardino.

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Liz Hersey

Liz hails from the Great White North where (as Martin insists) she is one of five confirmed Canadians. She shares her hilarious insights about Buffy (as well as TV and movies in general) on her very popular blog The Liz Channel. Liz is also a self-proclaimed cinephile who loves watching movies almost as much as she loves watching the Academy Awards. Liz has a Bachelor's Degree in English and Creative Writing from York University.

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Justine Gorny

Justine is an aspiring stand-up comedian and true crime fanatic who takes life on with just a little too much anxiety and paranoia. She started college with the best intentions, but quickly forgot to attend her classes after she discovered girls. When Justine isn't busy telling hilarious stories on the podcast, she's usually fighting for more lesbians in movies and hating Mark Ruffalo.

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