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MMS aka Mary-Margaret Stratton

Mary-Margaret is a graduate of UCLA and studied performance at Second City, Hollywood. She is an accomplished composer, producer, author, and an advocate for historic Mid-Century Modern architecture. She helped to save the Cinerama Dome in Hollywood from demolition, produced numerous tours, live events, and “retro festivals.” Her guidebook How Modern Was My Valley received critical acclaim in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal. Mary-Margaret wrote Mondo Vegas, the first comprehensive tour book about mid-century buildings in Las Vegas, NV, and coined the phrase “Mid-Mod” in common use.

As a Creative Director, Mary-Margaret received awards from PC Publishing, CorelDraw!, American Corporate Identity, American Society of Instructional Designers (ASID), and CINDY (Cinema in Industry). She provided technical writing while under contract with DreamWorks Animation for The Prince of Egypt and The Road to El Dorado. As an artist, she drew 1950s fashion illustrations for Barbie’s 30th Birthday for Mattel Licensing. As a painter, her work has been featured alongside the likes of SHAG and Mark Ryden.

When Mary-Margaret became an ordained Essene Minister, she accepted a spiritual name of anand sahaja, which means “spontaneous bliss” in Sanskrit. Essenes are noted for their commitment to peace and a live foods diet. She is also a Certified Raw Food Nutritionist. She has written diverse self-improvement books such as Kiss Addiction Goodbye, Stop Picking on Me, and the Good Wiccan Guides. She was a former Board Member of the Alliance for Addiction Solutions and currently sits on the Advisory Board for Valley Relics Museum in Los Angeles, CA.

With CBS aka Cary Brian Stratton

Cary was a member of the Motion Pictures Editors Guild with fifteen years experience in the post-production. He worked at Paramount, 20th Century Fox, and Todd A.O. as an ADR and Dubbing Stage Recordist. His screen credits include: Titanic, Meet Joe Black, Saving Private Ryan, Lost in Space, Austin Powers, Bulworth, and the Big Lebowsky.

In front of the camera… Cary Stratton is an accomplished performer. He studied at Second City, Hollywood, recorded with El Vez and played for Broadway cast revivals of Godspell and Evita. He recorded and/or played live with Still Life, the Electric Prunes, Tom Keane, Kim Fowley, Rick Dees, Bobby Lyle, and Agape House Band. He was the founding member of the Thurston Howlies. Cary was also a founding member of the Atomic Age Alliance co-producing community events. He’s a Certified Raw Food Chef from Living Light Culinary Institute and shares his philosophy under his nom de plume, Chef Mason Green.