Click here to play episode on site:

View this post on Instagram

DIRECT LINK TO #PODCAST #ExperimentallyILL #Radio with #MikeOToole 104 Date: 8/25/2018 Guest: " #miraculoustalesofladybugandcatnoir Animated TV Series Writer/ #TheWheal #GothIndustrial Musician/#IndieFilmmaker @fredericengellenoir_thewheal talks the funny & provocative BDSM aesthetic, dark romanticism & coping with loss in his #DIY #goth industrial act The Wheal, after performing in his #postpunk drum & bass guitar project #SeventeenAtThisTime, being influenced by #punk rock & horror movies, like Night of The Living Dead, & the love for cinematic moments in art & life, his US tours & The Wheal's tape on Oakland, CA indie Dark Horse, the aftermath of Oakland's Ghost Ship venue tragedy, early band & filmmaking aspirations & efforts, like his attempt at a feature about a priest/witch love story feat. punkers & comics, trying to get into film school & instead going on to study screenwriting for kid's TV animation, joining a new generation of writers that helped lead a wave that made French animation world renowned. After writing for the #Highlander animated series, hear anecdotes from Fred's long career, such as #RobertSmith of #TheCure writing the theme song for #dragonhunters, work on #codelyoko & currently being one of the core writers on the international hit girl- #superhero series #miraculousladybug, & importance of writers "de-evilizeing" & shaping young minds in a positive way, amidst corporate interests. We also talk using creativity to cope with struggle & conflictive family history, with his grandparents having been WWII heroes as members of the French resistance, but his grandmother being "against the modern world." #Miraculous recently won an #MTV Teen Choice Award & beat #RickAndMorty in ratings. It is in the top 3 cartoon series now on Netflix. Music: Http:// More #artist chats: #alternative #allblackeverything #altguy #indiefilm #popculture #counterculure

A post shared by Michael Phelan O'Toole (@michaelpotoole) on