Coronavirus, time travel, school safety, and new forms of Earth magic. This week on The Malliard Report,
Jim dials up a double dose of special guest goodness, and welcomes back to fan favorites. Here once
again to discuss seemingly differing topics, yet both covering hot button items plaguing the news circuit
are Daniel Alba from the Phillip K Dick Film Festival and The Safety Doc Himself, Dr David Perrodin.
First up is Daniel Alba; primary consultant and judge for the Phillip K Dick Film Festival. “The mission of
the Philip K. Dick Film Festival is to promote original or adapted material inspired by the works of Philip
K. Dick, Jorge Luis Borges, Italo Calvino, Robert Anton Wilson, Franz Kafka and others who have explored
the metaphysical, the eerie in all its manifestations. We look at films that challenge the viewers reality
with ideas and concepts not normally found in conventional stories. All genres are welcome.” Daniel
shares the trends that he has seen in independent films, the increasing difficulty in judging the films due
to the proverbial bar being set higher and higher, and shares what he enjoys in the films he gets to view.
Following Danial is another longtime favorite of The Malliard Report Dr David Perrodin. Dr Perrodin is “…
an expert in safety preparedness and response, Dr. Perrodin has presented on public television, in school
districts and at school safety conferences. He has access to the top safety specialists in the industry and
works collaboratively with this talented network to bring unparalleled services to clients. In 2016, he
partnered with Pulitzer Prize winning author and producer David Obst to write and direct a script
involving an intruder in an elementary school setting. Since 2003, David has been a core faculty member
with Viterbo University’s Educational Leadership Department and instructs aspiring administrators on
the nuances of pupil nondiscrimination and school safety.” Dr. Perrodin shares his viewpoints on the near
hysterical levels being portrayed by the media due to the Coronavirus “pandemic”, what future
ramifications that may follow due to mass closures and quarantines, and the negative impact that the
active drills are having on school children.
This is great double feature, and is always a welcomed treat to have recurring guests like this. To get
more information you can visit either website at thephilipkdickfilmfestival.com or safetyphd.com. Head over to malliard.com to sign up for the newsletter, get merch, and so much more or connect via social
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