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May 21, 2016

Movie Meltdown - Episode 349

This week we sit down with Mary Ann herself - Dawn Wells! That's right, we talk with everyone's favorite castaway as we learn more about not only her years on the island but also her early days getting into the business, being a contestant in the Miss America pageant, being cast in some interesting movie roles along the way as well as her new book "What Would Mary Ann Do?... a Guide to Life".

And as we ask ourselves 'why do I analyze the way I analyze life', we also talk about... Daredevil, American Horror Story, #Horror, the Professor's tennis shoes, smooth as broken glass, his swords don't even match, I bought like 43 comic books today, and cornsteak was invented, Ant-Man, the knockers from Labyrinth, don't even get me started - Clancy Brown, hey whoa guys... there's something going on, carrying swords wearing Khakis and white tennis shoes, I like corn, it's just you're driving a truck or a Studebaker, not just subtle but smooth, it's a lesson... to the world, were bringing their children with pet rats on leashes, a pineapple milkshake, I like you just fine... but you're not getting my Fear Street books, a marketing scheme to get people to buy a new app, whatever his name is... he's gorgeous, we do the same thing I just do it better, The Dude as a Ghostbuster, Winterhawk, he put a little flare on his costume, starring Lady Gaga with her butt, I was a debater, 77 Sunset Strip, Errol Flynn, they've got blood running down my face and I'm supposed to be crawling through the corn fields, The House of Mystery, Taryn Manning and Balthazar Getty, they had aliens they had Nazis they had experiments they had demon possession they had serial killers, I've got an actress who can't carry groceries and talk at the same time, I wanted to punch everyone in this movie - in their faces, every ingenue in the world was auditioning, she reminds me of She-Ra a little bit, they wanted me to run for Miss Nevada, The Town that Dreaded Sundown, you try to find an agent, there was never any angst, the essence of the talent and how you approach the character, Lee Hazlewood, I know a lot of artists are kind of crazy, Sherwood Schwartz, Mercedes McCambridge, you sort of learn what the ropes are, not allowed to talk to a man, jumbo-sized Nikes that were just like Slash's and hoping we don't get escorted out of the carnival by the time we're done.

"...and Jack Warner called him the next day and he said, 'I just wanna say, this is the first time I've ever had an intelligent conversation with an actress.'"

Go to: http://dawnwells.com/ for more on Dawn Wells and to get her book "What Would Mary Ann Do?... a Guide to Life".

And to add the only official Dawn Wells Facebook page, go to: https://www.facebook.com/therealmaryann

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