The Bright Sessions - Episode #51 - Director Wadsworth

“Alex Marshall-Brown’s performance as The Bright Sessions‘s Agent Wadsworth is sharp, quick, cold, and collected. Marshall-Brown makes it clear to the listener why Dr. Bright would be intrigued by Wadsworth; she also makes it clear why Dr. Bright would understand what a threat Wadsworth is. Marshall-Brown fits seamlessly into the Bright Sessionscast while rooting the show more wholly into its more ominous undercurrents.”

— 2017's Best in Podcasts, Podcast Problems

In case you didn't know. I am Director Wadsworth.

It is my strange and unusual day that we cover after Rose's cataclysmic 50th Episode musical-dream-walking debacle.

Let's get back to the gritty of The Bright Sessions, people!

The team of The Bright Sessions 50th Episode takes you behind the scenes of our highly anticipated musical episode. Directed by Jon Sams.

I'm amazed by the talent & commitment of The Bright Sessions fans. There's some great fan art, episode listening parties (in both the US & Europe), as well as Discord forums (for Patreon members) to discuss their shared experiences online.  Below are some really cool pieces of art & opinion shared by some of The Bright Session fans.  Of course, I favor the views which highlight my villainous character.   The diversity of opinion & artistic stylings of our fans really moves me.  

Tumblr Artist contributors;

thefigureinthecorner, Alienpodcast, XaktheDrak, PabelandNine, Franarts.tumblr.com

I'm sooooo excited by all the Wadsworth art that exists out there! I'd love to see more.

Discord Comments courtesy of;

Regan, Cobalt, balloonwhisk, LMichaela, spicy-bunz, ineed2beabetter, Turq8//Laurin, Slauthor, mercutiglo

 Would you like to read the transcript of episode #51?  Then click the photo above!

Would you like to read the transcript of episode #51?  Then click the photo above!

Taurus Awards Member

Over the past few years I've had the great fortune of attending the Taurus Awards twice as a guest.  The first time my mentor & powerhouse inspo, Angela Meryl, opened my eyes to a world I wanted to be valuable within. 

I feel so privileged that I can now call myself a voting member.

The Taurus™ award goes to the industry’s best and brightest stunt people for extraordinary performances in feature films. Selected and voted by the members of the Taurus™ World Stunt Academy, the winners are not only recognized for their contribution to the film industry, but also honored by their own peer group, the Academy members.

Dancing With Girls Music video

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Dancing with Girls is about the solidarity of female friendship
— Anjulie - Songwriter

I'm happily heartbroken in the name of Canadian pop star, Anjulie, whose music remains timely & powerful.

'Dancing With Girls' was release on March 1st of this year, in conjunction with International Women's Day.  I'm lucky.  I'm an intersectional woman born into the privilege of a life traveling the globe.  I've had the great fortune to live abroad for the entirety of my childhood, so I cultivated an awareness of the interconnectivity of people, regardless of race or culture.  We are creatures of Community, and I'm so impressed by how Anjulie makes that concept so easily accessible in her music.

It was a pleasure to collaborate with these smart & driven feminist creators.

Dancing With Girls is OUT NOW!

Director; Lola Blanc

Dancers; Alex Marshall-BrownAlita LaShae, and Linda Chen

Camera Op; Devin SchiroEverett Lee-Sung, and Bryce Rankins 

Wardrobe/Makeup; Cherokee Neas and Caitlyn Hastings.  Thanks for making everyone look so beautiful!

How I'mma be a skater Girl?

Gleefully. 

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I've gotta admit guys, I got my motorcycle license around the same time that I bought myself a longboard for Birthmas - and I'm addicted to this BOAAARD! Once I got my soul-bound crosstown swell-hound, I proceeded to avoid death on multiple occasions. More often than not, Death awaits navigating either steep declines, or a mere crack in the sidewalk.  Other times, one can draw blood from a poorly executed pivot.  This longboard has been the grim reaper's worst nightmare & GIVES ME LYFE!!  It's every escapist fantasy I've ever dreamed of.   

My new best friend is this slab of wood! - and we GO places! 

We've gone to Venice to skate the boardwalk.  Once, we skated to a different coffee spot each morning.  We're dating.  I love her.  He's dope - we're fluid. 

Bruce Lee taught us best, 'Be Like Water.'  Now...I can surf the land!  The containers may keep changing, but I ride the wave, I ebb, I flow, & I embrace my expanse.

Up Productionz

    The devil whispered in my ear, “You’re not strong enough to withstand the storm.” I whispered back, “I AM THE STORM.”  Picture credit; @gerardlalosandoval

 

The devil whispered in my ear, “You’re not strong enough to withstand the storm.” I whispered back, “I AM THE STORM.”  Picture credit; @gerardlalosandoval

UP PRODUCTIONZ

Unapologetically Present

Undeniably Powerful

Uniquely Perfect

Unbridled Play

U.P. is a collection of bold artists driven by artistic inspiration and creative need. We strive to reinvest meaning into movement and truth into storytelling. Producing content in both film and theater, U.P. celebrates difference, revels in the purity of the moment, and believes in the transformative power of story.  I'm so thrilled to join the ranks!

Stay tuned as we collaborate on some heart felt creations.

Clarity - Interview with Larry MacCannum

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"Our civic duty as Americans is to be intrusive and tell people when they are wrong, respectfully." - Alex Marshall-Brown 

(*Listen to the episode.  Context is key)

Hear that quote and other insights from Alex in episode 4 of Clarity!

Host Larry MacCannum explores gender issues by interviewing women from various backgrounds and across different fields in the Entertainment Industry. You can send questions or comments directly to Larry at larrymaccannum@gmail.com

If you enjoy the show, please write a review and share the podcast with friends!

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/clarity/id1328101423…

Google Play: https://playmusic.app.goo.gl/…

Harmonia Rosales

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HARMONIA

 

This woman is my Cuban American visionary source of creative inspiration.  Challenge yourself.  Find artists that inspire you to CREATE & BE someone you never saw for yourself.

B.I.T.C.H.

Black Imaginary To Counter Hegemony

Harmonia makes a point of replacing the white male figures (the most represented) with people she believes have been the least represented. By con-temporizing the meaning behind these iconic paintings we can begin to recondition our minds to accept new concepts of human value.

This Afro-Cuban is representing black women in classical art.

The Tragedy: A Comedy - Ammunition Theatre Company

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Alex Performs on Friday Dec 1st!
You could wait to get your tickets - but why do that?!!

A.  During a magic mushroom trip, three down-on-their-luck talent managers realize that they’re trapped within a tragic play – a play that must end in MURDER!

Alex is the siren they seek; their prophet, their guide!  She is the visionary with the eyes & the party supplies to send these heroes on a psychedelic trip they'll never forget.

It's a hoot.  

B.  I'm a December baby & would love to celebrate my birthday month with you!

No Trace

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A year ago we shot the action film NO TRACE which follows a bank robber in cahoots with the mob.  After a successful heist, she finds herself on the run from her former detective partners. 

This is another instance of the Universe answering my action-oriented call!  I met the director, Rand Behr, at the Artemis Film Festival last year.  We figured we'd collaborate together someday.  I had no idea this meant I would rough it up with  Heroes & Preacher's very own, James Kyson!

Phenomenal update!!

No Trace will be screening at the same venue where the director and I first got acquainted!  Artemis Women in Film Festival is back this April 2018!

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After the Hype - Finding Dory

  BLOCKBUSTER ROUNDUP!  Finding Dory, The Legend of Tarzan, XMEN Apocalypse, Dr. Strange, Suicide Squad

BLOCKBUSTER ROUNDUP!
Finding Dory, The Legend of Tarzan, XMEN Apocalypse, Dr. Strange, Suicide Squad

We did something a little different this episode and made a round up all of the recent blockbusters to grace the silver screen. We felt that enough has been said about these movies in podcast land and we didn’t want to devote an entire episode to any single one.

SO!!  I joined the After The Hype crew slanging my "excellent gift of gab" to help them deconstruct what worked, what didn’t work, and what tried REALLY hard to work but only got the silver star. It’s a bit episode, so let’s get started!

Alex Marshall-Brown breaks down Finding Dory and surprises us all. Check it out and see for yourself! After the Hype Is --------------------------- Bryan Dressel @WhyBryanWhy Ryan James | @ohfuckryanjames Jonathan Hardesty | @movieguyjon Chewie Darsow @chewienine Outro Music "The Alcoholic Blues" by Vernon Dalhart

TimeSwimmers

Timeswimmers, this standalone Ars Paradoxica extras episode, is a nostalgic delight into lunacy.

You time swam into an asinine slice of a childhood you didn’t know you were nostalgic for.  Starring ME as Badass 20 Dollar Tubman.

 

Timeswimmers, a rollicking new adventure from the people who bring you ars Paradoxica & The Koch Brothers Mystery Show!

WARNING: This episode is ridiculous, and contains Cartoon Mischief (including some gore, some waterboarding, and some cancer jokes).

REI

Be Strong.    Be Fit.    Be Fierce.    Be WOMAN. 

Proud to be part of this feminist REI ad!!

I SHOULD be whomever I craft myself to be.
So should you.

This is what a force of nature looks like.

To Tell the Truth

TAPED IN FRONT OF A LIVE STUDIO AUDIENCE.

Hosted by Anthony Anderson, To Tell The Truth is an anarchic and funny re-imagination of the beloved, game show of the same name. 

In each round a panel of celebrities are presented with three people who all claim to be the same person with the same incredible talent, job, or achievement.  However, two of the three are allowed to lie.  
Can the celebrities suss out which participant among them has come To Tell the Truth?

~Season 2 Episode 7