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DEAD DROP: Dispatches from Jon F. Merz

DEAD DROP: Dispatches from Jon F. Merz

By Jon F. Merz
Stay up to date with all the latest news from bestselling author Jon F. Merz as he discusses his latest writing projects, news about his acting & producing, and other topics of interest - some fun and some serious. New episodes each week!
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Episode 30: Feature Film Debrief
In Episode 30, Jon talks all about his experiences leading up to his debut role in the feature film Mother/Android. This is a weekly show from bestselling author, writer, actor, and producer Jon F. Merz. Stay up to date with all the latest news as he discusses his latest writing projects, news about his acting & producing, and other topics of interest - some fun and some serious.   Don't forget to subscribe - new episodes every Thursday!
39:32
November 12, 2020
Episode 29: Movie Prep, Night Frights, and More
Buy Jon's books here: https://jonfmerz.net/all-on-one In Episode 29, Jon talks about more movie prep work ahead of next week's on-set filming, short stories, and Halloween 2020 plans. This is a weekly show from bestselling author, writer, actor, and producer Jon F. Merz. Stay up to date with all the latest news as he discusses his latest writing projects, news about his acting & producing, and other topics of interest - some fun and some serious.   Don't forget to subscribe - new episodes every Thursday!
26:40
October 29, 2020
Episode 28: Movie Auditions, Night Frights, and More
Buy Jon's books here: https://jonfmerz.net/all-on-one  In Episode 28, Jon talks about more movie auditions, writing short stories, and Night Frights productions. This is a weekly show from bestselling author, writer, actor, and producer Jon F. Merz. Stay up to date with all the latest news as he discusses his latest writing projects, news about his acting & producing, and other topics of interest - some fun and some serious.   Don't forget to subscribe - new episodes every Thursday!
31:52
October 22, 2020
Episode 27: Increasing Your Value On-Set, Writing Short Stories, And More
In Episode 27, Jon talks about how to increase your value as an actor or model on-set, writing three stories at once, and production notes on podcasts. This is a weekly show from bestselling author, writer, actor, and producer Jon F. Merz. Stay up to date with all the latest news as he discusses his latest writing projects, news about his acting & producing, and other topics of interest - some fun and some serious.   Don't forget to subscribe - new episodes every Thursday! Buy Jon's books here: https://jonfmerz.net/all-on-one
32:52
October 15, 2020
Episode 26: Film Stuff, TV Stuff, Writing Updates & More
In Episode 26, Jon talks about some of the things that happen when you book a role in a feature film, TV auditions, writing updates, and much more. This is a weekly show from bestselling author, writer, actor, and producer Jon F. Merz. Stay up to date with all the latest news as he discusses his latest writing projects, news about his acting & producing, and other topics of interest - some fun and some serious.   Don't forget to subscribe - new episodes every Thursday! Buy Jon's books here: https://jonfmerz.net/all-on-one
35:09
October 8, 2020
Episode 25: Feature Film Details & Plus Night Frights
In Episode 25, Jon reveals the name of the feature film he is in, and spills the beans on Night Frights, a band new series coming out from Poundcake. This is a weekly show from bestselling author, writer, actor, and producer Jon F. Merz. Stay up to date with all the latest news as he discusses his latest writing projects, news about his acting & producing, and other topics of interest - some fun and some serious.   Don't forget to subscribe - new episodes every Thursday! Buy Jon's books here: https://jonfmerz.net/all-on-one  
34:34
October 1, 2020
Episode 24: Acting News + A Short Story Excerpt
In Episode 24, Jon talks about more acting news, a little bit about politics, and a special excerpt from a brand new short story. This is a weekly show from bestselling author, writer, actor, and producer Jon F. Merz. Stay up to date with all the latest news as he discusses his latest writing projects, news about his acting & producing, and other topics of interest - some fun and some serious.   Don't forget to subscribe - new episodes every Thursday! Buy Jon's books here: https://jonfmerz.net/all-one-one
39:55
September 24, 2020
Episode 23: More News on the Feature Film Role + New Writing & Filming Projects
In Episode 23, Jon has some more news about the role he booked in a new science fiction feature film plus a new writing project, new filming stuff from Poundcake, and really bad casting auditions. This is a weekly show from bestselling author, writer, actor, and producer Jon F. Merz. Stay up to date with all the latest news as he discusses his latest writing projects, news about his acting & producing, and other topics of interest - some fun and some serious. Buy Jon's books here: https://jonfmerz.net/all-one-one
34:41
September 17, 2020
Episode 22: Booked a Role In a Feature Film + Filming & A New Excerpt
In Episode 22, Jon talks about booking a role in a new science fiction feature film plus a new excerpt from a short story called A Favor For The Dead. This is a weekly show from bestselling author, writer, actor, and producer Jon F. Merz. Stay up to date with all the latest news as he discusses his latest writing projects, news about his acting & producing, and other topics of interest - some fun and some serious. Buy Jon's books here: https://jonfmerz.net/all-one-one 
33:27
September 10, 2020
Episode 21: Auditions, Poundcake Podcasts, and an Excerpt from the Novel Raider X
A busy week of self-tape auditions, followed by new shows coming out on the Poundcake Youtube channel, and finally...an excerpt from Jon's forthcoming novel, Raider X.
38:27
September 3, 2020
Episode 20: Nine Months? Let's Get Updated!
Okay it's been 9 months since our last episode, but a lot has happened and this episode covers it all. Plus, we're filming these now, so you can also watch them over on Youtube! Come listen to what has been going on with Jon!
44:03
August 27, 2020
Episode 19: Acting Updates, Writing Updates, and Holidays
Catching up after some time away with a boatload of updates, plus we talk about the holidays...
39:31
December 19, 2019
Episode 18: Happy 50th Birthday To Me! Plus, New Book & More
Holy crap, Jon's 50! A new book release today, The Death Master, and much more...
23:09
October 24, 2019
Episode 17: Acting News, Production News, Writing News, and More!
Latest updates on all three fronts in my crazy life plus a special shout-out to Dave & Roz!
22:36
October 3, 2019
Episode 16: Auditions, New TV Commercial, and More!
In this episode we talk about more auditions, I booked a new TV commercial, Poundcake production news, writing updates, and more!
26:56
September 26, 2019
Episode 15: Acting Updates, Production News, Youtube, & More
In this episode we talk about the latest news on the acting front, production news from Poundcake (sorta), the rebirth of my Youtube channel, and writing updates.
22:09
September 12, 2019
Episode 14: Writing a Movie In a Week, Auditions That Take You Out Of Your Comfort Zone, and More...
In this episode we'll talk about writing a screenplay in a week and crazy auditions that take you out of your comfort zone, as well as some writing updates.
24:60
September 6, 2019
Episode 13: Callbacks, Writing Updates, and The New Online Shop!
We talk about what can happen at a callback audition, filming pickup scenes in movies that have already wrapped, writing stuff, and the launch of the new online shop at jonfmerz.net/shop
23:12
August 22, 2019
Episode 12: Auditioning with Kids, New Releases, and More...
We'll talk about auditioning with kids and the latest writing releases coming at you now and in the next few weeks. Also news on others stuff!
23:52
August 16, 2019
Episode 11: Auditions, New Releases, and Writing Progress + Merch!
We talk the latest on auditions that I've gone on, potential jobs coming up, new releases in the writing sector, and progress on a number of projects, plus a website discussion about new...stuff.
29:43
August 8, 2019
Episode 10: Acting Auditions, New Releases, and Tons of Writing
In this episode we catch up after some time away from the podcast and talk about cool auditions, new book releases, and a ton of writing updates.
35:36
August 1, 2019
Episode 9: All About the Writing + Exclusive Lawson Excerpt
In this episode I'm focusing entirely on the writing that I'm working on. Tons of projects, release schedules, and more, along with an exclusive excerpt from the just-announced new Lawson Vampire Mission: Ghost Work.
30:49
June 20, 2019
Episode 8: Auditions, THE SANCTION exclusive excerpt, and more
In this episode we talk about new auditions, the first Poundcake/New Ronin production, an exclusive excerpt from THE SANCTION, and more...
34:52
June 13, 2019
Episode 7: Live screenplay reading of "TURK," exclusive excerpt from Hand of the Yakuza, and more...
In this episode I talk about being part of the cast of a live reading of the screenplay for a new movie "Turk" written by bestselling author Casey Sherman, I read an exclusive chapter from Hand of the Yakuza - book 3 in The Ninja Apprentice series, and more...
32:44
June 6, 2019
Episode 6: Acting Communication, Audio Stories, Writing Updates, & More...
In this episode we talk about how crazy things can get when it comes to communication in the acting world, I share an exclusive excerpt from the new audio story on my website, "I, The Courier," writing updates, and more.
29:06
May 30, 2019
Episode 5: Acting No-No's, Power Pods, and Spotify Playlists
In this episode we talk about what NOT to do once you book a modeling or acting job, introduce the new audio downloads called Power Pods on my website, talk Spotify playlists, and more.
29:14
May 23, 2019
Episode 4: Audition Tips, Writing Updates, SECOND CHANCE Excerpt, & More
In this episode we talk about how to maximize your chances of booking a job at an audition, updates on a variety of writing projects, and an exclusive excerpt from a never-released-still-in-progress thriller called SECOND CHANCE that will some day see publication if I ever finish the silly thing.
37:02
May 17, 2019
Episode 3: Stage Moms, Sands of Omega, and More
A recent audition sheds light on how to be a professional and how not to behave toward casting people. We'll also hear an exclusive excerpt from my new novel, SANDS OF OMEGA, as well as discuss new changes at the website.
33:07
May 9, 2019
Episode 2: Bad Directors, Exclusive Excerpts, and More
In this installment, we'll cover the ups and down of being involved in indie film projects with bad directors, not one - but TWO - exclusive excerpts from my writing projects, and more. Tune in and give it a listen!
32:54
May 2, 2019
Episode 1: Quick Overview and Updates
Welcome to the very first episode of the DEAD DROP podcast!
27:14
April 26, 2019