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Excelsior Journeys

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Inspired by the international bestselling young adult / science-fiction novel Excelsior, this weekly interview show puts the spotlight on both up-and-coming and established creative talents who share their journey to success. This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy

Inspired by the international bestselling young adult / science-fiction novel Excelsior, this weekly interview show puts the spotlight on both up-and-coming and established creative talents who share their journey to success. This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy

Location:

United States

Description:

Inspired by the international bestselling young adult / science-fiction novel Excelsior, this weekly interview show puts the spotlight on both up-and-coming and established creative talents who share their journey to success. This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy

Language:

English

Contact:

9736321852


Episodes

Brian K. Morris Lifts All Creative Boats with the Rising Tide Broadcast Network

1/25/2022
This week on Excelsior Journeys, host and producer George Sirois sits down with fellow author Brian K. Morris and talks about how he went from writing to publishing to forming the Rising Tide Broadcast Network, with so much in between. Click https://www.youtube.com/c/BrianKMorrisRisingTidePublications (HERE) to subscribe to the Rising Tide Broadcast Network on YouTube. To show your support for Excelsior Journeys, An Evening with Ivonna Cadaver, and From Duck Till Dark: Outside the Marvel...

Duration:01:06:17

Audio Sorceress Marnye Young is Making Magic Behind the Mic and Behind the Scenes

1/18/2022
This week on Excelsior Journeys, host and producer George Sirois sits down with multi-award winning audiobook producer Marnye Young. The two talk extensively about how Marnye first got into acting and voiceover, the steps that led her into audiobook narrating, the need to not only start her own business but also to build a roster of male and female voices, and so much more! Question of the Month: WHAT IS YOUR NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION? Upload your answer to the show's Pod Inbox and hear it on...

Duration:01:00:42

From Guinevere to Carrie Bradshaw: USA Today Bestselling Author Nicole Evelina Knows Them All!

1/11/2022
This week on Excelsior Journeys, host and producer George Sirois finally sits down with someone he's wanted to chat with since this podcast was started: award-winning and USA Today Bestselling Author Nicole Evelina. The two talk about how Nicole started her journey with multiple submissions to agents and publishers, choosing the self-publishing route and finding success, speaking at various conventions and conferences, landing a 2-book deal with a publisher of cultural analyses, and much...

Duration:00:55:20

Actor, Voice Artist, Audiobook Narrator Steve Corona is Ready to Show You How It's Done!

1/4/2022
Season 5 of the Excelsior Journeys podcast has begun, and this week, host and producer George Sirois sits down with actor, voice artist, and teacher Steve Corona. With over 15 years of experience in the entertainment industry, Steve is not only ready to share his story of how he reached his level of success, but also to teach you how to get there as well. Question of the Month: WHAT IS YOUR NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION? Upload your answer to the show's Pod Inbox and hear it on the air! Submit it to...

Duration:00:35:03

A Festivus Airing of Gratitude with Ivonna Cadaver

12/28/2021
On this week's episode of Excelsior Journeys, host and producer George Sirois joins his monthly Facebook Live partner - Hall of Fame horror host Ivonna Cadaver - for a special season finale. The two of them sit down with friends and fans to say thank you for their support and drop some news about what to expect in 2022 and beyond! Question of the Month: WHAT IS YOUR NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION? Upload your answer to the show's Pod Inbox and hear it on the air! Submit it to...

Duration:00:41:21

The Spine Bookstore and Cafe in St. Louis is Ready for Customers, Readers, AND Writers!

12/21/2021
This week on Excelsior Journeys, host and producer George Sirois goes on location to Spine Bookstore and Cafe on Arsenal St in St. Louis to meet with the cafe owner, Mark Pannebecker. The founder of the St. Louis Indie Book Fair, Mark has been a supporter of local authors and artists for years, and now that Spine is open for business, he has a venue for readings, signings, art gallery showings, and much more! If you're in the St. Louis area, make sure you visit Spine to have some coffee,...

Duration:00:23:05

Enjoying Some "Words by Women" at the 6 North Cafe (On Location)

12/14/2021
On this very special episode of Excelsior Journeys, host and producer George Sirois goes outside his studio and sits down with some of the writers participating in the Words By Women event taking place at 6 North Cafe. Author/Illustrator Jennifer Stolzer, Author/Poet TM Pedroley, and Author/Poet Marie Chewe-Elliott have a lot to say about their genres of choice, the opportunities they create for themselves, and much more. 6 North Cafe is a shining example of a business that supports authors,...

Duration:00:28:27

And Just Like That, the Hosts of We Couldn't Help But Wonder are Here!

12/7/2021
This week on Excelsior Journeys, host & producer George Sirois has three special guests on the show: George's wife Cheryl acting as co-host, and the hosts of the We Couldn't Help But Wonder podcast, Elise Castle and Mike Jensen. The four discuss how this Sex and the City episode-by-episode discussion got started, how the show grew in listenership, and what's to come with the upcoming revival series "And Just Like That..." To show your support for Excelsior Journeys, An Evening with Ivonna...

Duration:00:55:37

Our Journey Into 2022 and Beyond!

12/1/2021
This short episode of Excelsior Journeys is a companion to Saturday night's Macabre Theatre & Excelsior Journeys: An Evening with Ivonna Cadaver, where we welcomed Eddie Munster himself, Butch Patrick. This week, I spoke about the Facebook Live discussion now becoming a monthly event, the completion of the National Podcast Post Month challenge, and much more! To show your support for Excelsior Journeys, An Evening with Ivonna Cadaver, and From Duck Till Dark: Outside the Marvel Studios,...

Duration:00:13:45

The Munsters Actor Butch Patrick Races in for an Evening with Ivonna Cadaver

11/28/2021
Last month, Excelsior Journeys teamed up with YTA Network's Macabre Theatre for a special Evening with Ivonna Cadaver, the hall-of-fame horror host, for a Q&A on Facebook Live. It went so well that we decided to make this a monthly event, and for our second episode, we brought in Ivonna's co-host on Macabre Theatre, Eddie Munster himself Butch Patrick! Butch shared with us stories about how he started in acting, how he came to be Eddie Munster, being a part of such an iconic show, some of...

Duration:01:04:51

Talk of the Table Founder Christi Hoehn Will Have You Giving Thanks for Her Idea

11/23/2021
You never know when inspiration will strike. This week, host & producer George Sirois sits down with Christi Hoehn, founder of the Talk of the Table company to discuss how her time living in Germany inspired the start of a growing fad in the household: table grilling. With deals being made by various companies and awareness of her brand on the rise, Christi talks candidly about her ongoing struggles and how they played a key role in turning her idea into a reality. For more information about...

Duration:00:42:34

Indie Author, Podcaster, Radio Host Karina Kantas Can Be Found All Over the Bookstore!

11/16/2021
This week on Excelsior Journeys, host and producer George Sirois sits down with author, podcaster, audiobook narrator, and promotions expert Karina Kantas. By choosing to not work with the Big Five publishers, Karina has enjoyed the freedom of writing in so many different genres, including young adult, sci-fi / fantasy, horror, thriller, romance, dark mafia romance, even dystopian erotica, and this freedom has brought international success in all three major formats: paperback, digital, and...

Duration:00:52:32

Actress and Voice Artist Ellen Dubin Takes Us from Abraxas to Arrakis!

11/8/2021
This week on Excelsior Journeys, host and producer George Sirois sits down with actress and voice artist Ellen Dubin. With more than thirty years in the entertainment industry, both on camera and in animation, Ellen has proven to be someone who transcends stereotypes with a refreshingly diverse series of performances. Her credits include Abraxas, Guardian of the Universe, Forever Knight, Highlander: The Raven, The Collector, Earth: Final Conflict, Lexx, Napoleon Dynamite, Star Wars:...

Duration:01:01:03

Captain America (1990) - From Duck Till Dark: Outside the Marvel Studios

11/2/2021
Cannon Films tried for years to get Captain America on the big screen, and once Menahem Golan broke away and formed his own production company - 21st Century Film Corporation - he could finally make it a reality. However, it was shelved for two years after production ended and, after an international release, had to settle for a VHS release in 1992. Host & producer George Sirois gives his thoughts about the Albert Pyun-directed low-budget adaptation. For more information, please visit...

Duration:00:16:36

Artist Robert Mars is Proof the American Dream is Alive and Well!

11/2/2021
In 2010, host & producer George Sirois sat down with artist Robert Mars to interview him for his grad school class called "Artists are Alive and Well." Now, in 2021, the two sat down again for a more extensive discussion about how Robert is now living the American Dream by working full-time on his passion, how he discovered the Americana collage style that became the key to his success, his first-ever gallery exhibit as well as his current exhibit in Australia, and much more! Learn more...

Duration:00:40:05

Horror Host Hall-of-Famer Ivonna Cadaver Takes Us Behind the Scenes of Macabre Theatre

10/31/2021
Happy Halloween! This very special episode of Excelsior Journeys is the first in a new monthly series with horror host hall-of-famer Ivonna Cadaver! What you will hear is the audio from our Facebook Live event done on Saturday, October 30, as part of Ivonna's 4-hour-long Halloween Movie Marathon on YouToo America (YTA). I am incredibly grateful to have been chosen to moderate this discussion, and I look forward to this continuing series each month. To learn more about Ivonna and Macabre...

Duration:00:43:33

Listeners Got to "Ask Me Anything!" And they did!

10/26/2021
This week, host and producer George Sirois announces that Excelsior Journeys is now part of the Rising Tide Broadcast Network, and has invited listeners and former guests to ask a question about writing, podcasting, or being a voice actor. The questions that came in were definitely beyond expectations. Enjoy! Your support of Excelsior Journeys is always appreciated. Please listen and subscribe to the show here: https://www.hesgotit.com/podcasts (https://www.hesgotit.com/podcasts) This...

Duration:00:45:38

Multi-Award Winning Podcaster Kim Adragna Takes Us to The Grindhouse!

10/19/2021
This week, host and producer George Sirois welcomes one of his favorite podcasters, multi-award winner Kim Adragna. Since 2015, Kim has been the co-host of The Grindhouse Radio, a go-to weekly show delving in all the latest pop culture news, and she is also the co-host of her Disney-centric show The Magic KimTom. Kim is here to talk about how she discovered this amazing platform, how she got started with her two co-hosts, her experiences as a voice artist, her advice to those who want to get...

Duration:00:59:48

Author and Podcaster Bethanie F. DeVors Has Lots of Stuff to Talk About

10/12/2021
This week, host and producer George Sirois sits down with a good friend and creative kindred spirit, author and podcaster Bethanie F. DeVors. She is here to tell us about her work on the upcoming third book of her fantasy trilogy, The Seodrassian Chronicles, and her podcast Bethanie Talks About Stuff, which you can see on YouTube. She is also preparing for her latest 24-hour gaming marathon to benefit ExtraLife, a non-profit organization that raises money for children's miracle network...

Duration:01:07:49

Content Creator Justin Beahm Puts the Special in Special Features

10/5/2021
This week, host and producer George Sirois got to revel in his love of DVD & Blu Ray special features with Justin Beahm, one of the premiere content creators responsible for some of the most innovative and entertaining material for Shout Factory / Scream Factory, Paramount Pictures, Anchor Bay, Music Box Films, and so much more. Find out more about Justin and his production company Reverend Entertainment by clicking here: https://www.justinbeahm.com (https://www.justinbeahm.com) PRODUCER'S...

Duration:01:04:52