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On Mic with Jordan Rich discusses the art and business of voice-over with some of the most renowned talents in the industry.


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On Mic with Jordan Rich discusses the art and business of voice-over with some of the most renowned talents in the industry.




Parker Jamison -414

Meet the author of “Rage of the Jinn,” an incredible heart-pounding thriller that sweeps up readers, taking us to dangerous hotspots where strong and dark mythical forces threaten all of humanity. Luckily there is an elite team of CIA agents out to save us. If it sounds exciting it certainly is. All thanks to the imaginative author Ox Devere, a pseudonym for the novel’s writing duo including my podcast guest Parker Jamison.


Maestro Benjamin Zander -413

Benjamin Zander has been a groundbreaking leader in the classical music field for decades. Founder of the Boston Philharmonic and the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, Maestro Zander has an undying love and respect for classical music, having performed and recorded all over the world. We will be highlighting upcoming Boston Symphony Hall shows in our conversation today along with his adoration for Gustav Mahler and the impact of classical music on the soul, truly inspiring!


Optical Heritage Museum -412

The Optical Heritage Museum in Southbridge, Massachusetts has thousands of fascinating items within their collections and displays including microscopes, Lensometers, and of courses glasses from every era. It features incredible science that has benefited our lives as well as a look at eyewear fashion trends over the last couple of centuries. Join us as we take you on a tour with Debbie Schiro from the Museum!


Kedar Gupta -411

Meet Dr. Kedar Gupta and his wife Renu, immigrants originally from India who are a true American success story. Dr. Gupta is the author of “Carving My Destiny: Lessons From My Entrepreneurial Ventures.” Kedar shares valuable business and life lessons he’s learned while developing many successful companies. He and his colleagues are credited with playing a major role in sparking the solar energy revolution.


Dr. Letise Lafeir -410

We welcome Dr. Letise Lafeir, The New England Aquarium’s first Chief Conservation and Stewardship Officer. An expert on ocean issues and ocean policy with aquarium experience, Dr. LaFeir comes to the Aquarium from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), where she served as Senior Advisor. Join us for a discussion about sea life and the need to safeguard a most precious resource -our oceans. Learn about the vital ongoing conservation work by the dedicated team at the New England Aquarium!


Jason Loeb -409

The Escape Room phenomenon is sweeping the country. And it is certainly popular here in our stomping grounds Boston. Today we feature Jason Loeb, one of the founders of Trapology Boston. The concept of solving puzzles to “escape” from any number of clever and entertaining scenarios brings people together for device-free entertainment, giving groups of friends an immersive, interactive, and FUN activity to do together!


Bruce Richardson -408

On this episode meet The Tea Maestro, Bruce Richardson, Founder of Elmwood Inn Fine Teas of Kentucky. Bruce is a contributing editor to TEATIME Magazine, has written several books on the subject of tea and serves as the Tea Master for the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum. He is undoubtedly one of the top authorities when it comes to tea. Bruce and I have brewed up quite an interesting conversation for you about the world’s most popular beverage. Now, did you want one lump or two?


Aviva Sapers -407

Happy New Year to all! One of the smartest resolutions we can all make this time of year is to stop procrastinating. Today’s guest has fine advice as to how we can take command of our financial wellness and plan effectively for retirement. Financial advisor Aviva Sapers, along with co-author Andrew MacDougall, has written, “Someday Is Not a Day of the Week: Unlock Your Financial Potential Today.” Aviva explains in easy to understand language how to develop financial confidence and create a safer, more sustainable path to your future!


Dr. David H. Rosmarin -406

Anxiety. It is a seminal part of the human condition. We need it to survive and grow. But for millions of us anxiety takes a heavy toll. What if there was another way to think about anxiety, to actually experience anxiety in a way that can change your life for the better? Our guest is Dr. David H. Rosmarin, author of “Thriving with Anxiety: 9 Tools to Make Your Anxiety Work for You.” Listen to this episode and you just might come away with a whole new perspective on anxiety and a whole lot more!


Dr. Anna Yusim -405

Today we welcome Dr. Anna Yusim, author of an inspiring and well-researched new book entitled, “Fulfilled: How the Science of Spirituality Can Help You Live a Happier, More Meaningful Life.” Anna integrates the best of Western medicine with universal spiritual principles to help us discover more meaning and joy in life!


Micki Pagano -404

She’s an award winning creative force on Madison Avenue. Micki Pagano is also a New Yorker who was deeply affected by the terror attacks on 9-11. Her inspiring book about the afterlife, redemption and hope in the wake of what happened on that fateful day is moving and imaginative. Join us as we introduce you to “The Road to Beyond,” a beautiful parable for our time.


Neil Rogers -403

Bar Tips is a wonderful book of life and business lessons by Neil Rogers. Neil currently runs a successful marketing firm. He recalls the skill sets learned when he tended bar in Boston years ago and shares them in this very readable book. There are valuable tips for anyone interested in improving their careers, building sales and understanding and communicating with people!


Diane Pienta -402

Meet Diane Pienta, author of a wonderful new book called, “Be the Magic: Bite-Sized Nuggets of Wisdom to Feed your Joy, Nourish you Soul, and Open your Heart.” Diane is a writer, mentor and forest therapy guide who loves to help others see and be their own magic!


Landon Beach -401

We welcome back to the podcast author Landon Beach, a fine friend and a master at penning exciting thrillers. Not only are we thrilled to have him join us to talk about his new book “The Blue Hour Sanction,” but he was kind enough to bring along one of the nation’s top audiobook narrators Suzanne Elise Freeman. She is the reader of this fast-paced novel and you’re about to hear a unique tale of a writer and voice-actor creatively collaborating. It’s a look behind the scenes at how great stories come to life! Here is a link for you Amazon.com: The Blue Hour Sanction (Audible Audio Edition): Landon Beach, Suzanne Elise Freeman, Landon Beach Books: Books


Ray Fournier -400

Well, we’ve arrived at a milestone. On Mic Podcast 400! I’ve chosen to feature a lifelong friend as my guest, Mr. Ray Fournier. Ray has been a pioneer in the audio recording industry for well over a half century. Blind since birth, Ray has inspired so many with his dedication to professionalism and artistry. And he’s quite the namedropper and storyteller. Thanks to all of you for coming along for the podcast ride for all 400 episodes. There is so much more to come!


Christy Cashman -399

Meet Christy Cashman, a woman who wears many hats! She’s a writer, actress, philanthropist and equestrian who has written her first novel called, “The Truth About Horses.” It’s a wonderful story of a young girl coming to terms with loss and the incredible impact rising horses has on her life.


Janet Seckel-Cerrotti -398

Meet Janet Seckel-Cerrotti who heads up an outstanding organization that addresses the serious problem of loneliness among older Americans. About to celebrate a special anniversary, FriendshipWorks links volunteers with elder citizens in a variety of programs, all of which lead to happier lives. We are proud to salute FriendshipWorks on today’s episode of On Mic!


Carmen Fields -397

Join me as take a tour of jazz in the middle of the last century as award-winning broadcast journalist Carmen Fields shares the story of her Dad Ernie Fields in a well-researched and entertaining book!


Lon Davis -396

Meet a long time friend Lon Davis who has captured the history of old Hollywood in several wonderful books (do check out LON DAVIS on Amazon for the complete list). Today we focus on his special friendship with a comedy legend, Larry Fine of The Three Stooges. The two became pals when Lon was just a teen and the relationship had a lovely and lasting impact on Lon’s life.


Andy Kelley -395

Meet Andy Kelley, also known as “The Boston Buddha.” Andy is a husband, father, sports fan and all around regular guy who discovered for himself the benefits of meditation. Now it’s his life mission to share theses benefits with others, people of all ages and backgrounds. Meditation doesn’t have to be a grind, Andy explains why and how it works to make lives better!