Season 8, Episode 5 (Originally released on April 7th, 2024)

On today’s episode of the Shame List Picture Show, Michael is being joined by Susan Kerns who just edited and contributed to the book “ReFocus: The Films of Susan Seidelman”. Michael and Susan tackle Seidelman’s first feature film, SMITHEREENS, as well as talk about Seidelman’s career as a whole and how this wonderful book came together. This is a fantastic conversation you will not want to miss.

If you’d like to check out Susan Kern’s book, “ReFocus: The Films of Susan Seidelman” you can find more info here: Edinburgh University Press

It is worth mentioning the book is currently on textbook pricing, but a paperback will be coming or you can ask your local library to pick up a copy.

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We would also like to give a shout out to Milwaukee Film for hosting a phenomenal screening of SMITHEREENS. If you’re in the Milwaukee area make sure you’re following Milwaukee Film and their screenings at the Oriental Theater and Downer Theater. Also, don’t forget the Milwaukee Film Festival which runs April 11th – April 25th. You can find more info here:

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Edited by: Austin Proctor (be sure to check out his show Frightmares)
Produced by: Michael Viers
Theme Music by: The Directionals
Opening Narration by: Zach McClain
Credits Music by: Ten-Speed
Logo Design by: Amanda Viers