Monday Morning Critic Podcast

by Darek Thomas
My name is Darek Thomas and I am the host of Monday Morning Critic Podcast. My podcast is a labor of love created out of my passion for my guests, their work and a variety of shows, movies and people that have changed my life. Welcome to Monday Morning Critic.www.mmcpodcast.com

(Episode 363) "The Handmaid's Tale" Actor: Kelly Jenrette.

Episode 363"The Handmaid's Tale"Actor: Kelly Jenrette.Kelly Jenrette is a Emmy Nominated actor who has been in such projects as All American: Homecoming, This is Us and The Handmaid's Tale. Kelly and I talk about her journey, difficulties along the way and her perspective moving forward.Welcome, Kelly Jenrette.Monday Morning Critic: Instagram, TiKTok, YouTube and Facebook.Twitter:@mdmcriticwww.imdb.com/title/tt12597724/www.mmcpodcast.comContact: mondaymorningcritic@gmail.com

(Episode 362) "Wolf Pack" Actor: Tyler Lawrence Gray (Harlan Briggs).

Episode 362."Wolf Pack"Actor: Tyler Lawrence Gray.Tyler Gray is a Massachusetts born actor who currently stars as Harlan Briggs in Paramount+'s "Wolf Pack". Tyler and I have a wonderful conversation about acting, movies, taking risks, Good Will Hunting, living outside the comfort zone and so much more. Enjoyed chatting with Tyler. Bright future here.Welcome, Tyler Gray.Monday Morning Critic: Instagram, TiKTok, YouTube and Facebook.Twitter:@mdmcriticwww.imdb.com/title/tt12597724/www.mmcpodcast.comContact: mondaymorningcritic@gmail.com

(Episode 361) "Overwatch" Actor: Jen Cohn.

Episode 361.Actor: Jen Cohn.Prolific voiceover actor (Star Wars, Overwatch, Grand Theft Auto) Jen Cohn joins me to discuss her career, life, the impact of Comic Cons, her work with her husband director and writer Robert Siegel (The Wrestler, Big Fan, Pam and Tommy) and so much more. Jen is very positive has an infectious personality and is truly a jack of all trades.Welcome, Jen Cohn.Monday Morning Critic: Instagram, TiKTok, YouTube and Facebook.Twitter:@mdmcriticwww.imdb.com/title/tt12597724/www.mmcpodcast.com

(Episode 360) "Women Talking" Actor: Michelle McLeod.

Episode 360."Women Talking"Actor: Michelle McLeod.Fresh off her Academy Award nomination (Women Talking) for Best Picture earlier in the day, Michelle McLeod joins me to talk about her Academy Award nominated film, movie night at her house as she was growing up, her love for acting, working with Sarah Polley and an all star cast and so much more. A great conversation with a marvelous actor.Welcome, Michelle McLeod.Monday Morning Critic: Instagram, TiKTok, YouTube and Facebook.Twitter:@mdmcriticwww.imdb.com/title/tt12597724/www.mmcpodcast.com<...

(Episode 359) "Christmas Vacation" Actor: Nicholas Guest (Todd and Margo).

Episode 359."Christmas Vacation"Actor: Nicholas Guest.Nicholas Guest was born in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989), Trading Places (1983,) Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982) and Son of Anarchy (2008).Nicholas and I talk about the phenomena that is Christmas Vacation, why it's the best Christmas movie by a mile, a top 5 overall comedy, why the Griswold's are TERRIBLE neighbors, the fact that Margo and Todd are THE …

(Episode 358) "Citizen X" Director and Writer: Chris Gerolmo.

Episode 358"Citizen X"Director and Actor: Chris Gerolmo.7-time Academy Award nominated writer of Mississippi Burning Chris Gerolmo wrote Mississippi Burning which was nominated for 7 Academy Awards. He wrote and directed Citizen X for HBO, which was nominated for 7 Emmys. In 2005, he created Over There about the war in Iraq with Steven Bochco. He directed the pilot & wrote much of the series. He also wrote and sang the title song, which was nominated for an Emmy for Best …

(Episode 357) "Wildcat" Documentary. Animal Conservationist: Harry Turner.

Episode 357."Wildcat"Harry Turner.Lovely speaking with Harry Turner who is featured in the Prime Video "Wildcat" After returning from Afghanistan with severe depression and PTSD, Harry Turner went to the Peruvian Amazon to end his life. There, he met conservationist and scientist Samantha Zwicker, and through their work together raising orphaned wildlife he is finding a reason to live. Wildcat takes viewers to the remote Las Piedras River to witness how two orphaned ocelots and the solitude of the rainforest help …

(Episode 356) "Yellowstone" Actor: Rudy Ramos (Felix Long).

Episode 356."Yellowstone"Actor: Rudy RamosThe acting career of Rudy Ramos has covered seven decades and started with an appearance on the television show Ironside in 1969. Six months later he was cast as a series regular in the part of Wind, the volatile half-breed Indian boy in the legendary television western The High Chaparral. Since then he has done over 80 guest shots on episodic television. Mr. Ramos has done numerous movies for television including Helter Skelter, The Rescue of Jessica …

(Episode 355) "Inception" Actor: Dileep Rao. (Yusuf, The Chemist).

Episode 355."Inception" and "Avatar" Actor: Dileep Rao.Dileep Rao is an actor, a Jeopardy Champion (January 2002) and just a really good human being. You can find him in "Drag Me to Hell", "Avatar", "Avatar" The Way of Water" (currently in theaters) and as Yusuf, The Chemist in Christopher Nolan's "Inception" starring along Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy. We had a wonderful conversation talking about:1. The process of Christopher Nolan and James Cameron. How they vary in their approach.2. We talk …

(Episode 354) "Cobra Kai" Actor: Dallas Dupree Young. (Kenny Payne).

Episode 354."Cobra Kai"Actor: Dallas Dupree Young.Dallas Dupree Young is an immensely talented actor known for "Ready Player One", "1-800-Hot Nite" and as Kenny Payne in "Cobra Kai" As someone who has loved the Karate Kid since 1984, Kenny Payne is my favorite of the new generation characters. His storyline, his depth and what Dallas brings to the screen is nothing short of amazing. Walking a path very similar to Daniel LaRusso, Kenny's storyline is fantastic.A few topics Dallas and I …