The Silver Screen Action Figure Podcast – An Interview with Hypno-Tronic Comics

Our latest interview episode of THE SILVER SCREEN ACTION FIGURE PODCAST is a one-on-one interview with Joy Ghiglotti, owner of Hypno-Tronic Comics located in Staten Island, NY. The store was listed as TimeOut NY’s Winner for the best shop in Staten Island in 2016. We discuss how the business started alongside her late partner, Ed Varuolo, the importance of comic shops as small businesses for our communities, how old movies and TV shows have become new via action figures and collectibles, and so much more.

Hypno-Tronic Comics is located at 156 STUYVESANT PL., STATEN ISLAND, NY 10301. Find out more about the store at www.hypnotroniccomics.com. “Like” them on Facebook and follow on Twitter @hypnotronic and Instagram @hypnotroniccomics.

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See more info about Andre´ Joseph’s films at ajepyxproductions.com and follow on Twitter and Instagram @ajepyx. Comment and make suggestions for future episodes here or to silverscreenafpodcast@gmail.com.

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"Staten Island, NY native Andre´ Joseph had a love for movies from a very early age. He began his career making short films with family and friends on home video. He attended the New York Film Academy summer program in 2001 where he first gained experience working with 16 millimeter film and later graduated Magna Cum Laude from Emerson College in 2006 where he received a degree in Visual and Media arts. He also interned in television production with VH1 Classic in the summer of 2006. In 2008, Andre´ formed his own New York-based independent film production company, AJ Epyx Productions, LLC. The company’s first feature film, Priceless, which Mr. Joseph wrote, starred, and directed, opened at Tribeca Cinemas in October 2008 and was selected for exhibition at the NY International Independent Film & Video Festival in March 2009. His second feature film, Dishonorable Vendetta, was the official selection at the NewFilmmakers NY Winter Series in 2015. Most recent projects include the dramatic short film Night Stream which was nominated for 4 World Music & Independent Film Festival awards including winner for Best Supporting Actor, the comedic short film Tempted which was the official selection at the Garden State Film Festival, and the short dramedy The Dinner. When not making films, Andre´ co-hosts the movie review web series The Cinefiles for the geek culture site, This is Infamous. He enjoys weight lifting, running, yoga, comic books, wrestling, football, basketball, and an extremely eclectic taste in music."

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