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Welcome to Make That Paper!

The show that talks about all those side-hustles, survival jobs, day gigs we do as artists to support the dream.

In the Season 3 Finale, and the final episode of our (Every Month is) Black History Month series, hosts Jaime Parker Stickle and Jason Beeber welcome the super-duper funny and equally hardworking Nefetari Spencer to the show. They talk about getting fired for “sensible shoes,” cutting out balls, and having the late comedy legend Bernie Mac tell a crowd of people NOT to laugh at you.

Watch Nefetari as a series regular on the hilarious “Sherman’s Showcase” on IFC:–23262

Also watch her on her series “Southside,” which just moved to

And don’t miss her upcoming Guest Star on NBC’s “The Kenan Show”:

You can follow Nefetari on Instagram:

And while you’re there, make sure you check out the “Pressure Points” music video!…ig_web_copy_link

Check her out in one of the world’s very first viral videos, Condi Rice Raps:

You can see a bunch of sketches from her hilarious group ELITE DELTA FORCE 3:

And go ahead and watch the now notorious “Ball Out Jeans” sketch, and ask yourself, “ARE those their real balls??”:

Continuing with our Black History Month series, hosts Jaime Parker Stickle and Jason Beeber have the opportunity to talk to fellow podcast host and powerhouse actress Nadège August about long nights in the ER, longer nights posting flyers, and staying true to who you are as a ‘ride-or-die actress.’

Listen, subscribe, rate, review, and contribute to Nadège’s “What the Fockery” podcast:

For more about Nadège August visit:

Follow her on Twitter: @NadegeAugust

And on Instagram: @bougiedilemma

Watch her series “Bougie Dilemma” on Amazon Prime:…sa-no-redirect=1

In the third episode of our Black History Month series, hosts Jaime Parker Stickle and Jason Beeber talk to the unbelievably prolific actor Rodney Hobbs about never ever giving up his HR job, processing payroll from his trailer, and slinging sex toys on the side.

Make sure you watch Rodney in Season 2 of “Dear White People” on Netflix when it comes out:

And also watch him on the next season of Tyler Perry’s “Young Dylan” on Nickelodeon:

Follow him on Instagram:

And also on Twitter:

You can wear out your eyeballs reading his credits on IMDB:

And don’t forget to order your sex toys from his lovely wife Freda:

As we continue our Black History Month series, hosts Jaime Parker Stickle and Jason Beeber talk to the Academy Award and Golden Globe nominated songwriter/film composer Taura Stinson about assisting Paris Hilton and Sean “Puffy” Combs, and the night things got so bad she had to email Oprah… and Oprah emailed her back.

Find all things Taura at:

Follow Taura Stinson…
on Twitter:
on Facebook:
on Instagram:

Buy her first book “100 Things Every Black Girl Should Know: For Girls 10-100”:

And her NEW book “100 Ways to Love Yourself: Inside and Out”:

Check out the series she’s a Staff Writer on, Apple TV’s musical animated show “Central Park”:

Watch “Mudbound,” the film that garnered her an Academy Award and a Golden Globe nomination:

And listen to the original song that earned those nominations:

As we kick off our special Black History Month series featuring black artists from across the artistic spectrum, we welcome the hilarious and talented actor and improvisor Marshall Givens to the show. We talk about busting out of the sound booth, securing a sound stage, and that time he was a party bunny (not that kind of bunny.)

Follow Marshall on Instagram and Twitter as: @mrhappygivens

Listen, Subscribe to, Rate and Review Marshall’s awesome FatherGood Podcast! You can also follow the podcast on Instagram as @fathergoodpodcast and on Twitter as @fathergoodp.

Check out Marshall’s multimedia content creation company HP53 Productions! You can follow them on Instagram @hp53productions and on Twitter @hyde53park.

We’re taking a week off to get ready for next month’s epic Black History Month series featuring all black artists from across the creative spectrum including Nadège August, Marshall Givens, Taura Stinson, Justin Chu Carey, Nefetari Spencer, Rodney Hobbs, and more!

In the INAUGURATION DAY episode of the Make That Paper podcast hosts Jaime Parker Stickle and Jason Beeber clean out drawers and sanitize surfaces with one-time housekeeper turned big time Animation executive and producer Katie Krentz, as they discuss fleeing the midwest, spackling for a Dane Cook short film, and what to do with the other 360 days of the year.

Animation Producer Katie Krentz Re-Ups Overall Deal With CBS TV Studios

Check out Katie’s super-impressive IMDB page!

Watch her new hit show on CBS, “Star Treck: Lower Decks”!

In this episode hosts Jaime Parker Stickle and Jason Beeber mosey down memory lane with actor and old school chum Mageina Tovah to talk about producing theater, independent films, and pretending to be a messenger to land a role in Sam Raimi’s Spiderman.

Find out about all things Mageina at:

Check out Mageina’s outstanding independent film “Hux”

Learn about Mageina’s brother, Gavi Begtrup: Serial Entrepreneur, Engaged Citizen, Policy Wonk, Business Consultant.


In 2020’s final episode of the Make That Paper podcast, hosts Jaime Parker Stickle and Jason Beeber talk to Improvisor, Educator, and Romance Writer Margaret Edwartowski (AKA Maggie Eliot) about driving the lunch shuttle, wearing a Coke can, and fostering creativity in Detroit.

Get more info on Y Arts, where Margaret is the Executive Director!

… and contribute to their Annual Campaign.

Find out more about Margaret’s alter-ego, romance writer Maggie Eliot at:

Learn more about the Detroit Creativity Project!

Check out Margaret’s improv theater Planet Ant!

Hosts Jaime Parker Stickle and Jason Beeber talk to the supremely funny and extraordinarily talented improvisor and actor Celeste Pechous, best known for her recurring role on Showtime’s “Work In Progress,” about painting pets, teaching comedy, and keeping your friends close, but your plumber closer.

Visit Celeste’s website!”

Watch her incredibly wonderful short film “Past Due!”

Follow her Instagram and commission her to paint your pets!

Watch “Work In Progress” on Showtime!

Hosts Jaime Parker Stickle and Jason Beeber have fun getting real with comedian, teacher and activist Mirage Thrams about educating kids, getting through to grown-ups, speaking truth to power, and finding the funny in all of it.

Visit Mirage’s website for all things Mirage!”

Follow Mirage on Facebook!

Check out and support the Hollywood Accountability Group!

Take a class with Mirage through Second City Hollywood.

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Hosts Jaime Parker Stickle and Jason Beeber rifle through the job history of actress Mara Marini, best known for her recurring role as porn start Brandi Maxxx on “Parks and Recreation.” From mopping up vomit at Hooters to re-upping subscriptions for the NRA, to go-go dancing hundreds of feet in the air, Mara has done it all… including wearing the Grimace costume.

Watch Mara’s web series “Exties!”

Mara’s short film “A Play” with Jane Lynch!

You can buy a personal message from Mara on Cameo!

Follow Mara on Instagram…

And follow her celebrity dog Coconut too!

In the Season 3 Premiere hosts Jaime Parker Stickle and Jason Beeber discuss being a walking coach and a bartender at Hollywood’s most notorious nightclub with actor, comedian, and cooking show host Angela Quintana.

Subscribe to Quintana’s Tiny Kitchen!

Order original designs from her better half, and fellow artist Dan Antonucci!

Season 3 of the Make That Paper podcast drops on Wednesday, November 25, 2020. New episodes Wednesdays at 10 am. Subscribe now!

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