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Author Archive for Leisa Greene

Leisa Greene’s passions include writing about music, theater, film, food, art, family and friends -- all of which are supported by the community of Missoula and an IV line of dark-roasted iced coffee. She is the English Department’s Administrative Associate of Graduate Admissions at her alma mater, University of Montana; the editor-in-chief of Indie It Press; and the author of a memoir manuscript currently titled EARLY OUT. Her other writing consists of short essays (Brother Townsend and A Jamboree Family), playwriting (The Beckett Syndrome) and screenwriting. “The only regret you will ever have is if you never write it. So, go write it Mom. “ – Dustin Nelson, my son

Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher

Big Sky Documentary Film Festival HBO Opening Night: Bright Lights

The Big Sky Documentary Festival opens with HBO’s BRIGHT LIGHTS: a touching mother and daughter love story, starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. The documentary is an intimate, heart-rendering look at their relationship, their genuine love and care for each other. We get a glimpse into Debbie’s old Hollywood training, and her determination to always remain positive in the public eye […]

Big Sky Documentary Film Festival powered by audience Awards

Big Sky Doc Film Festival Powered by Audience Awards in Association with Tribeca Film Institute

Audience Awards in Association with Tribeca Film Institute at the BSDFF: Tribeca Film Institute IF/THEN Shorts Pitch during Big Sky DocFilm Festival + Audience Awards + Tribeca Film Institute = almost more excitement and opportunity to handle! This year, Audience Awards is partnering with BSDFF and Tribeca Film Institute to present you with some amazing […]

15 Must See Indie Films of 2015

15 Must See Indie Films of 2015

Here is our 15 must see indie films of 2015. Indie Film-Land is graced by the lovely Blythe Danner alongside the rugged steaminess of Sam Elliot in I’ll See You In My Dreams.  Indie film lovers will peek into a Rolling Stone writer’s encounter with David Foster Wallace. The End of the Tour is based on Lipsky’s critically-acclaimed memoir written […]

15 Must See Indie Films of 2014

15 Must See Indie Films of 2014

15 Must See Indie Films of 2014 All of the films listed were released in theaters this past summer.  Currently, you can find most of them at a Hastings or DVD store near you.  These are the ones not to miss! Here is to the Indie Producers and Filmmakers that released during the hot days […]

The Great Oak Joke

The Great Oak Joke

The Great Oak Joke is a new illustrated children’s book by Jenn Ashton in collaboration with Lithuanian artist Eidvile Buozyte. “What began as an entry into a newspaper writing contest decades ago, has blossomed into a wonderfully lyrical, humble effort, for two special smallish people”. “Although I know picture books are probably out of fashion, I […]

Cult and Classic Horror Movie Video Homage

Cult and Classic Horror Movie Video Homage

This cult and classic horror movie video is a homage to many of the greats in the horror movie biz: Kubrick, Hitchock, Hooper and Lynch. Orenda Fink has unveiled the new video for “This Is A Part Of Something Greater” from her album Blue Dream out now on Saddle Creek. Orenda says, “This video is […]

Top 6 Summer Reads for 2014

Top 6 Summer Reads for 2014

Top 6 Summer Reads for 2014 – The summer has officially started with warm sunshine, patio lounging, park sitting, beach bumming and glorious down-time.  Summertime books are stowed in bike baskets book marked in anticipation of the next page turn. Wondering what to read?  Here are my top 6 summer reads for 2014 to take […]

Secrets of Bob Wire | Author Spotlight

Secrets of Bob Wire | Author Spotlight

Secrets of Bob Wire: Author Spotlight – Shut Up and Drink Your Mashed Potatoes: Reports From the Front Lines of Fatherhood (Bob Wire Chronicles Book 1) – The man that is Bob Wire recently took some time to share a few bits of wisdom and random secrets with me. Bob’s new book, Shut Up and Drink Your Mashed Potatoes, parts […]

7 Things About Me and The Versatile Blogger Award

7 Things About Me and The Versatile Blogger Award

7 Things About Me and The Versatile Blogger Award – #1) I’ve always wanted to walk the Red Carpet Susan Sarandon style, 60 plus and still sexy. I’m no where near 50 and she is actually 65, well I’m closer to 50 than I want to admit… you get the point.  It is favorable to […]

Casey Ryan's June Lineup and Other Tidbits

Casey Ryan’s June Lineup and Other Tidbits

Casey Ryan’s Cutting Room Floor June Lineup and Other Things – Casey is blazing the indie world utilizing his “off” time to promote his passion, indie artists.  Here are some other random tidbits about Casey working his hobby: On May 18th he made a guest appearance on Nikki Is’ Everything and the Kitchen Sink podcast. […]

World's Most Glamorous Book dr.a.g Returns

World’s Most Glamorous Book dr.a.g Returns

The world’s most glamorous book ‘dr.a.g.’, for dressed as girl, returns. After losing its publisher to bankruptcy halfway through its initial release, the book has been fortified with 20 added pages and is now the first in a series from new imprint Bookthefilm Publishing.  Christopher Logan gave me some insight to share with you regarding […]

LOVE - Oregon Says I Do, and So Do My Boys

LOVE – Oregon Says I Do, and So Do My Boys

LOVE–Oregon says I do, and so can my boys Dustin and Mark, legally!  I cried when I heard this news. U.S. District Judge Michael McShane struck down Oregon’s ban on same-sex marriage Monday, May 19th. The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) requested a stay with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to prevent Judge McShane from issuing […]

Brainwashed - Crime Travelers Series by Paul Aertker

Brainwashed – Crime Travelers Series by Paul Aertker

Brainwashed – Crime Travelers Series by Paul Aertker: teacher, author, and world traveler.  I met Paul through twitter over a year ago.  While vacationing in Missoula, Montana, Paul took the extra effort to meet me last summer.  We met at a local coffee shop, Liquid Planet, face to face.  Paul helped me to realize that […]

Alive at 5 (am) - My Writing Journey Today

Alive at 5 (am) – My Writing Journey Today

Alive at 5 (am) – My Writing Journey Today – Leisa Greene – EARLY OUT a Memoir. My talented, social media savvy friend Lydia Aswolf extended a Blog hop invite to me a little over a week ago to write about my writing process.  She said, “As a rule, I don’t do these things, but […]

Indie Short Film Dead Metaphors

Indie Short Film Dead Metaphors

Indie short film, Dead Metaphors, needs you to help get it off the ground.  The film short is a dark literary drama about the destructive side of the creative process. One of the many things that makes this project special is the writer and director, Patrick Ford.  He is a 27-year old student at the […]

Casey Ryan Moves to The MIXX Talk

Casey Ryan Moves to The MIXX Talk

Casey Ryan’s move to The MIXX Talk Radio Network was a surprise to him.  He was headhunted by the team at the “Live From the Morgue” podcast to make the move.  Casey has accomplished a lot of crossover work with “The Morgue”, and when Mixx owner, Jack Stiefel, said he was looking to add shows […]

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