The Blood is the Life documentary about the themes and making of Blood of the Tribades!

We absolutely love bonus material packaged with film releases. We learned everything we know about film from directors’ commentaries, behind-the-scenes docs, and cast/crew interviews. So, when we realized we were going to be putting out Blood of the Tribades on blu-ray, we decided that we had better take advantage of …

Sophia and Michael on Without Your Head – archive now available!

Download the MP3 – Subscribe on iTunes / Google Play Listen at: Blood of the Tribades – Without Your Head Sophia Cacciola and Michael Epstein joined us to talk about their new film Blood of the Tribades! [mp3=Blood of the Tribades]WYH_170210.mp3[/mp3] Sophia and Michael went over: – origins of the idea – 70s …

Sophia and Michael’s 2016 in Review

2016 was a year of big changes for us! The biggest being that we left our many-year home Boston for Los Angeles. You can read about why we chose to move here. We headed out in the Summer and went on a cross-country adventure. We took what we could fit …

The Michael J. Epstein Memorial Library featured in BANDED documentary on collaborative songwriting

Some years ago, Berklee PULSE filmed the The Michael J. Epstein Memorial Library, as we composed our three-part “Faith in Free” and collaborated with BalletRox (and choreographer Jane Allard) to perform it live at the Strand Theatre (Dorchester, Massachusetts). This feature doc follows our collaborative songwriting/performance journey on this project …

Sophia and Michael to direct “Trypophobia” segment in international anthology PHOBIA

We have been asked to create a segment for the anthology, Phobia, for 2018 release! Our topic is Trypophobia, a recently coined term to refer to a fear of patterns or clusters of small holes or bumps. About Trypophobia Wikipedia Phobia about holes is not officially recognized, but U.K. scientists look …

Michael and Sophia take a ride in the Legion M pitch elevator

Sophia and I had a lot of fun at the Stan Lee comic-con paying a visit to Legion M’s pitch elevator! Legion M is a microinvestment, fan-owned entertainment company, producing content with input from investors. It’s a really interesting new model for entertainment production, and they held a pitch contest at the …

Michael’s Twitter story “The Frog Soldiers” published in Deadman’s Tome Trumpocalypse

My tweet-based flash-fiction story about the rise of “The Frog Soldiers” soon after Donald Trump’s inauguration is included in the special “Trumpocalypse” edition of the Deadman’s Tome. About Deadman’s Tome: A home for dark demented horror and scary stories that terrify. Not for the easily offended of weak minded. About …

Honky Holocaust out on Troma via Blu Ray and VOD! (Michael did some post work on this)

I had the pleasure of working on sound mix/cleanup in post-production on Honky Holocaust, an over-the-top, anti-racist film telling an alternate-history version of the Manson family’s attempt to frame the Black Panthers for the Tate murder to spark a race war. In HH, Manson succeeds and, as a race war flares …