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Season 2

Episode 5: “One Emmy short of a coat rack”: A conversation with writer & director, John Infantino

Thursday, October 27, 2022

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John Infantino recording the podcast with Jim and Lionel

John Infantino is a writer and director, known for Regular Show, Star vs. the Forces of Evil, and Despicable Me, as well as his work on The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack, Adventuretime, Chowder, and Camp Lazlo, to name a few. He is also Jim’s brother.

John talks with us about creating cartoons, writing the stories we watch, adaptations & mutations, shows he’s watching, and the books he is reading, including:

Neon Genesis Evangelion

The Book of Strange New Things

A book his friend is writing about an Orc in Mordor

The Flashman Papers

Rendezvous with Rama

Riddley Walker

Finally, we reminisce about our trip to Italy together and end up with our admiration of Mark Hamill and Roz Ryan as voice-over actors.

References / with links for this episode:

This is correct imdb page.

We look forward to having him back.