Las Vegas native, Gary Lopez, sits down with Martin to talk about the tragic shooting that happened on the Las Vegas Strip. Gary shares his firsthand accounts from the Strip as he did his best to help injured victims.
Welcome to the first installment of "Stranger-er Things," a miniseries in which Martin and his Canadian pal, Liz Hersey, talk in-depth about the brilliant Netflix series Stranger Things. This week they discuss "Chapter One: The Vanishing of Will Byers."
Gary Lopez is back with yet another crazy story involving his newly acquired motorcycle. This particular story involves Gary making the absolute wrong decision after a cop gets involved.
Martin hangs out with his hilarious friend, Justine Gorny. Justine talks about growing up in Las Vegas, obsessing over lesbian films, and her lifelong love of stand-up comedy.
Martin squeezes in some time for a quick update on his forthcoming short story collection Dolph the Unicorn Killer and Other Stories. He also talks about the genesis of the book and the personal significance of it in his writing journey.
Take a ride on the Way-Back Machine, all the way back to April 7, 2014, for Episode 10 as Martin walks the audio tightrope by recording solo. He talks about his writing process, Joss Whedon, and why you shouldn't text and drive.
Gary Lopez is back! He and Martin talk about why some of their favorite TV shows went from great to crap and Gary tells an epic story about his first time riding a motorcycle. (And, weirdly enough, this episode has Logan spoilers, so be warned.)
Take a ride on the Way-Back Machine, all the way back to January 12, 2015, and listen in as Martin chats with WWE broadcaster Nigel McGuinness. (SPOILER: Nigel has a message for Martin's mom before he leaves).
Martin's guest this week is William Bryan Smith, author of Free Range Men. Smith talks with Martin about being a private investigator, earning his MFA from Bennginton College, and teaching literature in the Pennsylvania State Correctional System.
Introducing...um...what's his name? Martin's friend "Paul" hangs out on the podcast this week and proves to be a virtual man of mystery. "Paul" shares some amazing stories, while avoiding every single question Martin asks.
Timothy Sunderland, author of Rules for Giving, is Martin's guest this week. Timothy talks about spending 19 months as a police officer, covering the 1984 Olympics, and making a career in the marketing industry (despite never having seen Mad Men!).
On April 6, 2017, Martin made his second appearance on Blondie and the Brit, a podcast about writing and publishing hosted by KJ Waters (Blondie) and Suzanne Kelman (the Brit). This is a fun upbeat interview that also has very poignant moments where Martin opens up about the struggles we all face on the writer's journey.
M.L. Welker, author of Blockbuster Blueprint: A Step-by-Step Guide to Crafting a Best-selling Story, talks with Martin about the hidden formula that all blockbuster movies and novels follow. He and Martin also talk about growing up in the Inland Empire.
Gary Lopez is back, making his second appearance on the show. He and Martin get into two of their favorite topics: comic books and movies. From the Marvel Cinematic Universe to the DC Cinematic Universe, Martin and Gary cover a lot of geeky superhero ground.
Martin continues talking with his hilarious Canadian pal Liz Hersey about her list of 14 Archetypes of Teen TV Dramas. Liz continues to break down how all of the characters from your beloved teen shows fall into one of fourteen archetypes, such as "Tyrion Lannister" and "The Slim Shady."