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Funny Business with Brian Volk-Weiss

Today on the pod, the founder and CEO of Comedy Dynamics, Brian Volk-Weiss! Comedy Dynamics is the largest independent producer and distributor of comedy in the country. A comedy-loving movie buff, Volk-Weiss showed up in LA three days after graduating from the University of Iowa (because that’s where Captain Kirk went) with the dream of working in Hollywood. Countless grunt jobs led him to work as a manager’s assistant. Soon, Volk-Weiss was overseeing his own roster of comedians. What...


Angela Yee Is All Hustle and Grind

Angela Yee is a multi-talented radio personality, and a co-host of the insanely popular nationally syndicated morning show, The Breakfast Club. Angela got her start in the media industry by working for Paul Rosenberg (Eminem’s manager) and Eminem's clothing company Shady Limited. When she saw an opportunity at Sirius Satellite Radio's marketing department. She asked Rosenberg if he could get her an interview, and that interview was the beginning of her broadcast journey. In this...


Strings are Still in Demand For Damien Escobar

Damien Escobar is a contemporary violinist who has topped the Billboard charts and landed on the iTunes Top 100 chart. Along with being a successful musician he is also an entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He owns multiple companies, produces his very own line of violins and has a fragrance brand called H2H. On this episode Damien talks about his journey from successful musician, to finding himself homeless and how he had to rebuild himself. In 2017, Damien was nominated for the, NAACP...


Doug Bopst - From Drug Addicted Felon To Titan Of Fitness

Doug Bopst is an award-winning personal trainer, author, speaker and entrepreneur. However, he didn't start off that way. He grew up making wrong decision, after wrong decision which eventually led him to drug addiction, and then straight to prison. With the help of his cell mate, he chose to use his time locked in that small cell to beat his demons and reinvent himself. Through fitness, Doug found his calling and went on to become one of the most sought after personal trainers, helping...


From Boy Band to Businessman With Joey Fatone

Joey Fatone came on to the ONE37pm podcast to talk about his life from boy band to business man. Best known for his time as the fourth member of the boy band NSYNC, Fatone transitioned from singing to acting, to TV hosting, and now entrepreneur. When Fatone is not in front of the camera hosting his new game show "Common Knowledge," (Monday - Friday 5:30 p.m. ET on Game Show Network) Fatone spends his time running his own hot dog restaurant, Fat One's located in Orlando Florida. He joins...


Jeremiah J. Brown Wants You to Invest in 2019

Jeremiah J. Brown is a serial entrepreneur, tech enthusiast, real-estate investor and author of, "Financial Freedom: My Only Hope," and "Bank On You." Jeremiah talks with ONE37pm Associate Editor Omari White about his journey from graduating college with student loan debt, to becoming a savvy investor with a diverse portfolio. Jeremiah believes that you can grow your own wealth the same way he did and he talks about how he did it. Most importantly, they discuss the importance of financial...


Frankie Grande is Loving 2019

Frankie Grande is a multi-hyphenate. He's a dancer, actor, singer, producer, television host, YouTube personality, and philanthropist. Frankie is loving 2019, and has so many things he wants to accomplish including his big ideas for his non-profit arts organization "Broadway in South Africa", his ambitions to be on Big Brother All-Stars, going to Coachella to see his sister (Ariana Grande) headline and to be an activist for the LGBTQIA community! Not only that, but the dude can do a spot-on...


Turning That Hobby Into A Lucrative Business With Matt Belknap

Matt Belknap is a writer, producer and podcaster that has been at it from day one. He co-hosts Earwolf's "Never Not Funny” podcast with Jimmy Pardo, an award-winning weekly comedy podcast since 2006. He also co-founded A Special Thing Records, a record label birthed from a Tenacious D fan forum back in 2006, which produces comedy albums from some of the top comedians in the business, like Bob Odenkirk, Marc Maron and Patton Oswalt, as well as comedy podcasts, such as Doug Loves Movies, Bear...


Forget Mark Zuckerberg - Stephan Paternot Is The Reason We Have Social Media

Everyone thinks Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook gave birth to social media in 2004, but that isn't true. Before there was Facebook there was – the first-ever social networking site, created by 2 guys at the birth of the dot-com era, Stephan Paternot and Todd Krizelman. They launched it from their college dorm room at Cornell, and after a meteoric rise, became world-famous for its billion-dollar IPO in 1998. Over a six-year span, the company grew to over 300 employees,...


Rise and Grind Everyday With Azealia Banks

Azealia Banks is one of hip-hops most outspoken and talented female rappers. She joins ONE37pm Senior Culture Editor Brian Anthony Hernandez to discuss how she broke out on the rap scene, her thoughts on social media, as well as her new holiday EP, and upcoming tour. Plus her entrepreneurial endeavors in her new soap brand CheapyXO.


Luck Is What Happens When Opportunity Meets Preparation With Actor Erich Bergen

Erich Bergen loves acting and has been doing it since he was a kid. He took a job selling t-shirts at a broadway show show just to be part of the broadway machine. He started a podcast just to interview broadway stars. His mindset was that he would always be a working actor. His non-stop hard work paid off as he's played some amazing characters like Bob Gaudio in Clint Eastwood's Jersey Boys, Dr. Pomatter in Waitress and more recently Blake Moran on the CBS series, Madam Secretary for the...


Revolutionizing The Work Place One Pizza At A Time With CEO Michael Lastoria

Michael Lastoria is serial entrepreneur known for his anti-establishment approach to building a business and brand. He builds companies that are design-driven, culture-centric, brand-led, and most importantly, morally sound. He is currently Founder + CEO of &pizza, the D.C.-based fast casual pizza concept, which he founded in 2012 in Washington, D.C.’s historic H Street NE corridor. Michael's vision since day-one has been to create an employee-first, design-driven, and community-centric...


How Passion Leads to Opportunity With Filmmaker Jordan Taylor Wright

Jordan Taylor Wright is a filmmaker who specializes in short form narrative content and founder of Taylor Cut Films. He created videos for Justin Bieber, J. Lo, The Chainsmokers, Martin Garrix and Usher just to name a few. He toured with Usher for 3 years creating a ton of his videos and social content. In addition, Jordan has worked with major brands like Tiffany & Co., Ferragamo, Audi, Aloft Hotels and more, which feature him as the main in front of the camera talent. If all that isn't...


Putting In The Work With Action Superstar Frank Grillo

Frank Grillo is one of the most underrated action stars of our time and he didn't start seeing his hard work pay off until over 20 years into his career. He's played some amazing characters, starring in a ton of great movies like Warrior, Captain America: Winter Soldier, and The Purge: Election Year just to name a few. Frank is also an avid fight fan and has boxed his whole life, and his love of fight culture has informed many of his roles. He joins ONE37pm Editor Corban Goble to talk about...


Hacking The YouTube Ecosystem with YouTuber Roi Fabito aka Guava Juice

Roi Fabito (aka Guava Juice) is a monster YouTuber. His popular YouTube channel Guava Juice attracts upwards of 10 million subscribers and on Instagram and Facebook he maintains 1.4 million and 926,000 followers respectively.. With over 10-Million subscribers and 4-Billion views on his main YouTube channel ‘Guava Juice,’ Roi has mastered the art of creating captivating content and successful entrepreneurship at the young age of 26 – building an ever-expanding, multi-million dollar business....


Disrupting A Billion Dollar Industry With Drew Westervelt

Anyone who's played sports even at an amateur level, or even in your high school days knows, it's tough to keep your gear and equipment clean. Whether it's uniforms or protective pads, this stuff starts to stink as you use it game after game. There are countless choices of detergent available, but none of them actually CLEAN fabrics, they simply mask odors by adding chemicals and perfumes, and most consumers think if it smells like flowers it must be clean. That's not the case. Enter Drew...


Defining Life Moments With Olympic Gold Medalist Nastia Liukin

Five-time Olympic Medalist, Nastia Liukin has made her mark on the gymnastics world after winning the gold for the U.S. in 2008. She has truly done it all in the sports and entertainment world. In 2015, she participated in Season 20 of ABC’s hit TV show, Dancing with the Stars alongside partner Derek Hough. As an entrepreneur and philanthropist, she's giving back to her community, by creating an app called Grander, that connects aspiring women athletes to coaches, champion athletes and more....


A Visceral Conversation With Rapper Getter

Music producer, rapper, and entrepreneur Getter has his hands in a lot of projects. He recently dropped his latest album Visceral on Deadmau5's label Mau5trap. The album is a diverse assemblage of collaborations from Midoca, to Joji, to Party Nails and more, and it's an amazing sonic journey that delves into deep issues like mental health and depression. If that's not enough he's also got his alter ego Terror Reid, creating another level music. Don't forget his clothing brand, Shred...


From Bankruptcy to a $56 Million IPO - The Rules of Survival With Shawn Nelson The Rebel Billionaire

Shawn Nelson is the ultimate entrepreneur and founder of LoveSac the oversized "not Bean Bag" Chair that has made him one of the top furniture designers in the biz. A Self made millionaire who created a simple concept in his parent's garage 25 years ago for $10.00, which now has stores worldwide and recently completed a $56 million IPO. ONE37pm Associate Editor Omari White sat down with Nelson as he recounted the journey that got him to this point. His story reads like an adventure movie,...


Defining A Decade With Mario

Grammy nominated, multiplatinum-selling singer, songwriter, producer, actor, and philanthropist Mario has been making music since the early 2000s. He averages a staggering 4 million monthly listeners on Spotify and holds place right next to some of the greatest R&B artists such as Mary J. Blige, Beyonce, and Usher. Billboard has ranked him and his music on multiple charts as a top R&B performer of the 2010 decade. He joins ONE37pm Senior Culture Editor Brian Anthony Hernandez to discuss his...