Pseudopod 359: Face Change


by Jeff Hewitt.

“Face Change” is making it’s debut on Pseudopod. “The main adage of therapy is that the patient must want to change, but we all know change isn’t easy. How far would you go to make the change that you want?”

JEFF HEWITT is a police dispatcher who lives and works in the American South, and has written two self-published novels. He has been married to nursing student Megan Hewitt for four years. His website, www.jeffhewitt.net, is where listeners can find samples of his other works, and especially his second novel AT THE END OF ALL MAGIC, available on his website and Amazon.

Your reader this week – ANSON MOUNT – plays Cullen Bohannon in the hit AMC series HELL ON WHEELS. Anson lives in New York city and he teaches in the MFA Acting program at Columbia University. He can be seen in the upcoming film NON STOP with Liam Neeson which opens in February and in ALL THE BOYS LOVE MANDY LANE, and will join John Travolta’s heist movie, THE FORGER alongside Jennifer Ehle. He is also working on finishing his book THE STRAIGHT DOPE: A PRACTICAL PHILOSOPHY FOR THE PROFESSIONAL ACTOR. We also give special thanks to his audio producer BRANAN EDGENS, who worked very hard on this episode!

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“‘I’m going. Thank you for trying as hard as you could, all the same.’ Dr. Adler looked at John’s hand, and something flashed in his eyes.

‘Just a minute! Just a moment! Let me get something for you.’ John watched the doctor stand up and run to his office closet. After digging for a moment, he came back with a DVD in a cardboard sleeve and a slick, black case.

‘These go together. I’ve heard good things, and when I got one in the mail as a sample I knew I had to save it for someone special. I think you’re that person, John.’ Dr. Adler handed John the items. The solid-looking case weighed very little, surprising John.

‘”The Face-Changing System for Success in Life and Business,”‘ read John aloud. He cocked an eyebrow at Adler.

‘I know how it sounds. Most of these systems are a bunch of malarkey, but I really have heard good things from colleagues. It’s not for everyone, but I think you’re just the man for it.’ John tried to hand it back, but Adler refused.

‘Try it out. If you don’t like it, bring it back to me, or give it to a friend. Good luck, John.'”

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About the Author

Jeff Hewitt

JEFF HEWITT is a police dispatcher who lives and works in the American South, and has written two self-published novels. He has been married to nursing student Megan Hewitt for four years. His website, www.jeffhewitt.net, is where listeners can find samples of his other works, and especially his second novel AT THE END OF ALL MAGIC, available on his website and Amazon.

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Anson Mount

Anson Mount is perhaps best known for playing ‘Cullen Bohannon’ on the AMC television series Hell on Wheels. You can catch him this fall playing ‘Black Bolt’ in Marvel’s The Inhumans, on ABC beginning September 29th. He and his producing partner Branan Edgens will also be launching a podcast of their own this fall called The Well. In it, Mount and Edgens will feature interviews and stories about creative inspiration from some of today’s most interesting artists, celebrities, thinkers and innovators. But what Anson is truly proud of is the fact that his girlfriend Darah Trang recently agreed to become his wife while standing by a lake in Tennessee and staring up at the 4th of July fireworks. Celebration ensued.

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