Originally Aired: 03/20/20 – We review High Fidelity. We talk with writer, editor and publisher Renee Witterstaetter and with actor Helena Marie.

Show Notes:

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We talk with writer, editor and publisher Renee Witterstaetter. Renee will be on to talk about her career in the comics industry and more. Renee Witterstaetter was editor on Thanos Quest, Guardians of the Galaxy, Hercules, and many other comics. As a film professional, she worked on Red Dragon and Rush Hour 2. Behind the scenes, she racked up credits on dozens of music videos and commercials. Her books as a writer include: Jackie Chan: Dying for Action, Nick Cardy: The Artist at War, Excess: The Art of Michael Golden, Art of the Barbarian, The Art of Mark Texeira, and her children’s book Kerry and the Scary Things. She is a producer of DVD’s on various comic book creators through her partnership with Amdale Media. She’s also spearheaded mounting art shows and retrospectives in the United States, Spain, China, Russia and other venues worldwide. 

Our review of High Fidelity starring Zoë Kravitz, Jake Lacy and Da’Vine Joy Randolph. Rob, a record-store owner in the rapidly gentrified Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, revisits past relationships through music and pop culture while trying to get over her one true love.

We also talk with actor Helena Marie. Helena will be on to talk about My Perfect Landing, a new series currently airing on Family Channel. Helena Marie is an award-winning actor born in Montreal, Quebec and is currently based in Toronto, Canada. A creator as well, Helena co-wrote, produced and starred in the award-winning short film CRAZY LOVE. She portrayed spousal-abuse victim Sam, a role which garnered her much attention and an award for Best Performance at the Vancouver Island Short Film Festival. Helena has amassed a significant body of work in several film and television productions including SUITS, A WIFE’S SUSPICION, and SUPERNATURAL. Helena stars in the new series MY PERFECT LANDING about a family of gymnasts who struggle with a life-changing move. Helena plays Whitney Cortez, a former gymnast who loses her job and decides to move her two kids from Miami to Toronto to start a gymnastics club with her father. 

It was a great show!

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Technical Production – Gary LaBarr, Recorded at the Reality Radio 101 Studio
Hosts/Producers – Andrew Young & James Green

Music Credits:

Opening Music “Eterna Teen” by Mark Holman
“Don’t Come Around Here No More” by Tom Petty
“Attorney at Law” by Adam WarRock
“The Great Fight” by Henry Lai
“Modern Love” by David Bowie
“Can You Get To That” by Funkadelic
“Perfect Landing” by The Rocket
Closing Music “Kelly’s Heroes” by Black Grape