AnxieTea Party

de Kathy Hopkins

There will be plenty of rambling and beverages.

Episodios

#74 - Karina Perez

por Kathy Hopkins

In which Karina Perez, aka KPMcosplay, discusses a charity project & mental health in the geek world.

#73 - Digging in with Jesse Inocalla

por Kathy Hopkins

In which Jesse discusses voiceover acting and improving himself personally & professionally by feeling feelings.

#72 - Superhero Therapy

por Kathy Hopkins

In which Dr. Janina Scarlet - a real, live clinical psychologist - discusses PTSD, trigger warnings, relationships, and how she learned from a young age that heroic characters can be a great bonding point.

#71 - Daniel Ross acts moist

por Kathy Hopkins

In which actor Daniel Ross discusses on-camera and voice acting, body fur, NDAs, and a spiffy Twitter contest to win a signed copy of Ninjas Vs Monsters.

#70 - Nailing walkers with Chad Coleman

por Kathy Hopkins

In which Chad discusses his role, beginning and end (spoilers), as Tyreese on AMC's The Walking Dead, as well as other portions of professional and parental life. What? He doesn't just bash walkers with a hammer? Exactly.

#69 - Roasting Stormtroopers with Shaun Rosado

por Kathy Hopkins

Reinventing one's self and reevaluating cuteness of ewoks. Their breath smells like people.

#68 - Christopher Ashmore breaks stuff

por Kathy Hopkins

In which Christopher Ashmore and I discuss shutting down to avoid current issues of criticism, how it all comes back later when we least expect it, and bull testicles.

#67 - Goodbye Grandpa Artie

por Kathy Hopkins

All about much of what I've experienced following the death of my grandfather last week, plus one of the last two conversations I had with him.

#66 - Excuses are like...

por Kathy Hopkins

I'm back with this brief, solo episode before guests return next week! Sometimes it's easy to talk yourself out of doing things after a few of life's hiccups. I found my motivation to return to what I love, like podcasting. Finally.

#65 - Marine brought the sake

por Kathy Hopkins

In which Marine Madesclaire visited from Seatte and we have a few beverages and discuss the stress of having to always have acting gigs lined up, plus other things. Trigger alert: self-mutilation is briefly discussed

#64 - Robin Williams saved Superman

por Kathy Hopkins

In which Adam Scherer and I discuss depression and the passing of actor/comedian/awesomeface Robin Williams, and share stories regarding how he affected our and others' lives.

#63 - Saving America with Larry Longstreth

por Kathy Hopkins

After an intro regarding the passing of Robin Williams that was reported during the recording of this episode, Larry and I delve into how filmmaking has seemed to change over the years and how he prefers to stretch the boundaries. Appropriately enough, we also discuss humor as a tool to cope with sensitive topics. Donate to the indiegogo campaign and get Mitch & Tanner Save America out there!

#62 - Gameshows and GISHWHES

por Kathy Hopkins

Sarah Goldberg returns to talk about our day at The Price Is Right, then the upcoming week of chaotic fun that is GISHWHES, a scavenger hunt run in part by Misha Collins. She also discusses how it made a personal impact.

#61 - Pro wrestler Joey Image

por Kathy Hopkins

Joey is a professional wrestler from Jersey who has been dealing for over a year now with multiple back injuries and being unable so far to return to the ring. We discuss his career and his current focus on staying involved with the profession while also healing.

#60 - The Great Migration recap

por Kathy Hopkins

In this slightly delirious episode, I recap with Adam Scherer my move from Seatlle to LA. A bit sleep deprived and delirious, so we, of course, discuss Facebookings.

#59 - Really real estate

por Kathy Hopkins

A brief solo ep, recorded from a superclassy hotel room in Oregon, in which I talk about the emotional crap from getting a house ready for sale and the migration to LA from Seattle thus far. Never underestimate the workload. Seriously.

#58 - Adam Scherer loves the box

por Kathy Hopkins

In which we discuss Adam's move from Atlanta to LA in 2008 to pursue a career in entertainment as a voice actor, writer, and behind-the-camera guy, and how easy it can be to want to give up.

#57 - Nerf Herding with Vlad Neko, pt 2

por Kathy Hopkins

In part 2, we discuss his then-impeding surgery (everything went well), podcasting stresses, and comedic grocery purchases.

#56 - Nerf Herding with Vlad Neko, pt 1

por Kathy Hopkins

In which we discuss Nerf wars, Nerf Herder Podcast, sexuality from more of a teenage perspective, pressure from society to fit in, and more.

#55 - Adventures in bodypainting with Latoyia Blount

por Kathy Hopkins

In which we discuss vidja games, cosplay (Vorel Darastrix on Facebook), our shared bodypainting experience during ECCC, and all sorts of other geekery.

#54 - Propping up Bill Doran

por Kathy Hopkins

In which Bill discusses leaving his regular day job to start Punished Props, his prop-making business that specializes in cosplay, as well as how he found motivation to drop 60 pounds and get super fit. 

#53 - Judge not my purse

por Kathy Hopkins

A solo episode in which I look at the odd way we tend to evaluate others over something superficial or without knowing much of the story.

#52 - Bringing Christmas with Sarah Goldberg, pt 2

por Kathy Hopkins

We dig more into what we began discussing in part one, including the realization of Sarah's mother having a bigger condition than most previously had considered. 

#51 - Truffle PTSD with Sarah Goldberg, pt 1

por Kathy Hopkins

We discuss in this two-part episode eating curdled truffles in a crowd, medically necessary cats, and Sarah's discovery that her mother tends to exhibit manic behavior.

#50 - Googling butts with Jaden

por Kathy Hopkins

My 9-year-old son Jaden wanted to see how the podcast is made. While he learns how it works, we discuss troubles in class and how he feels about us moving to Los Angeles this summer. Kid attention span = short episode.

#49 - Jennifer Blanc-Biehn & Michael Biehn

por Kathy Hopkins

In which we discuss functional alcoholism, self-image issues, bullying, and doing things for the love of it. Check out their bbbasement fan site for more info on upcoming projects and potential contests for members!

Michael Gaines thinks too much

por Kathy Hopkins

In this episode, we discuss the anxieties of starting and continuing podcasts, creating original content, finding compatible cohosts, and more, all while drinking tasty beer in honor of St. Patrick's Day.

The Great Migration. Again.

por Kathy Hopkins

I'm selling my house and moving from Seattle to Los Angeles this summer, and have a pile of worries/fears to work out before then. In this solo ep, I babble on about the source of my issues regarding this impending move, including growing up without my own residential stability.

#46 - Interpretive kickball with Galen Howard

por Kathy Hopkins

Galen's in a new indie film released by Lionsgate, Children of Sorrow, about falling into a cult. We discuss his role, experience as an actor, and a quirky childhood in which parents actually encouraged his creative growth, even through therapy.

#45 - Grandpa's medicine with Joe Rivera

por Kathy Hopkins

In which I discuss with Joe Rivera nerdiness, adult beverages, comedy, arrogance, and the work behind starting the new site Next Level Geek.

#44 - Julianne Gabert on the six degrees of Jen Aniston's butt

por Kathy Hopkins

Julianne Gabert, who I met through the internets without being murdered, talks of life in Los Angeles, acting, and being part of a startup website called Next Level Geek. Also something about a red butthole.

#43 - To Fund A Monster

por Kathy Hopkins

In which I discuss the anxieties of attempting to finance the indie film To Find A Monster with producers Joshua Porter, Matthew Donaldson, and Amelia Belle, and actress Alanna Ubach. We discuss also their reasons behind wanting to create this 80's love letter of a film about two boys wanting to become the youngest horror filmmakers ever.

#42 - Dan Fogler

por Kathy Hopkins

In which actor Dan Fogler and I discuss his film Don Peyote, the show pilot he's filming, voice acting, and any other random thing that pops up. 

#41 - Procrastination vs Avoidance

por Kathy Hopkins

I realize my content hasn't had nearly enough depth lately, so in this episode I discuss my thoughts on it and my plan going forward. Perhaps I have been afraid to get into details with guests for certain reasons, and maybe have been avoiding things rather than procrastinating. This is me going on record about working on all of that.

#40 - Ashley Paramore

por Kathy Hopkins

Ashley (@healthyaddict) joins me to discuss how she got into atheism and began producing content of that and the nerdy variety. I learn how growing up in a closed-minded town actually caused her to find her outlet and more of her identity through interactions online, and for the better.