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Launching in 2019, Behind the Influence, is the next iteration of Tatiana Carrier’s intimate interview series with pioneers of today’s entertainment world. This time focusing on both the people on the platforms and the people behind them Behind the Influence provides listeners candor, laughter, seriousness and access no other podcast show can get. Filled with personal stories, advice, revealing anecdotes, retellings of epic successes and even worse failures, there’s plenty of insights, but also a fair amount of absolute nonsense. Are you even reading this? Just listen for fuck’s sake.

Launching in 2019, Behind the Influence, is the next iteration of Tatiana Carrier’s intimate interview series with pioneers of today’s entertainment world. This time focusing on both the people on the platforms and the people behind them Behind the Influence provides listeners candor, laughter, seriousness and access no other podcast show can get. Filled with personal stories, advice, revealing anecdotes, retellings of epic successes and even worse failures, there’s plenty of insights, but also a fair amount of absolute nonsense. Are you even reading this? Just listen for fuck’s sake.
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Launching in 2019, Behind the Influence, is the next iteration of Tatiana Carrier’s intimate interview series with pioneers of today’s entertainment world. This time focusing on both the people on the platforms and the people behind them Behind the Influence provides listeners candor, laughter, seriousness and access no other podcast show can get. Filled with personal stories, advice, revealing anecdotes, retellings of epic successes and even worse failures, there’s plenty of insights, but also a fair amount of absolute nonsense. Are you even reading this? Just listen for fuck’s sake.

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English


Episodes

Hyunee - On the Mukbang Phenomenon, Eating on Youtube for a Living, and Her HyuneeBee Community

11/13/2019
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If you have never heard of Mukbang, you're about to get a crash course. While Mukbang orginally beame popular in Korea, millions of people worldwide are now watching these "eating shows." The concept sounds simple: Mukbangers eat food on camera...and people watch (and listen). But, Hyunee, a top Mukbanger here in the US, will tell you - there is a lot more to Mukbang than that. In this episode, Hyunee shares how she discovered Mukbang, how she turned making Youtube videos for her 1.54...

Duration:00:44:39

Jade Chynoweth - On Her Journey as a Dancer, Performing with Halsey, Loving Yourself, and What's Next For Her Career

11/8/2019
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With 2.4 Million followers on Instagram, a stacked resume of TV/Film credits, and live dance performances with the world's top artists, Jade Chynoweth has taken the entertainment world by storm. On this episode, Jade shares her story of leaving everything to move to LA., the sacrifices she and her mom have made for her career, the importance of being true to yourself, and how Instagram changed the game for her dance career. We also talk about what it's like to work with artists like Halsey...

Duration:01:07:40

Cole Cuchna - On His Hit Podcast Dissect, What He Thinks Makes an Album Great, and What Other Artists He'd Love To Feature

11/6/2019
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Cole Cuchna turned his experience as a classically trained composer and adept researcher into a booming podcast career - breaking down game-changing albums from artists like Kendrick Lamar and Kanye West on his viral podcast, Dissect. Dissect happens to be my very favorite podcast (Seriously, I listened to the entire "To Pimp a Butterfly" season in one sitting) - so I was thrilled to have the opportunity to pick Cole's brain. I loved hearing the origin story of Dissect and how it came to...

Duration:00:49:13

Anele Andeshmand - On Running the Twitch Partner Program, What Makes a Good Streamer, and the Importance of Community

11/1/2019
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Every streamer dreams of being an official Twitch Partner, but how do you become one? Anele Andeshmand, the head of Partnerships (or as he calls himself, the Papa Bear of Partnerships) sat down to talk about what it's like to be a gatekeeper at the number one streaming platform in the world. Anele dropped some serious insider knowledge about the Partner Program at Twitch, what it really takes to become a Partner, and what makes a good streamer. He also shared his backstory (I know you're...

Duration:00:57:58

Pokimane - On Her Rise to #1 Female Streamer, Overcoming Stereotypes, and Using her Twitch Community to Get Through Hard Times

10/30/2019
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Pokimane attributes her epic rise to the #1 female gamer on Twitch to two things - her genuine passion and love for gaming, and her incredible community of fans. Poki's followers adore her, and when she arrived at the studio, it was instantly clear why. Not only is Pokimane a skilled and talented gamer, she is bright, kind, and well-spoken. After meeting her, I would wait in line for 3 hours at Twitchcon for a glimpse of Poki too. With over 79 MILLION total views on the streaming platform, a...

Duration:01:07:47

Chef Roy Choi - On pioneering the billion dollar food truck industry, how twitter changed the game for his business, and whats he's cooking up next.

10/25/2019
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Food Industry Trailblazer Roy Choi forever changed the culinary world with his legendary Kogi food truck, and hasn’t stopped since. He's successfully launched restaurants, wrote a NY Times Best Selling book, and is the star of "Broken Bread." But it wasn't always like that for the innovative Chef. There were challenges along the way, which he candidly discussed. What you'll get from this podcast: How Twitter played a massive role in his rise to success, details on his new show Breaking...

Duration:00:49:40

Baby Ariel - On Her Musical.ly Journey, the Power of Authencitiy, and Her New Single Wildside

10/23/2019
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When Baby Ariel started creating lip-sync videos for fun at her Grandma's house, she had no idea she would build an empire of 30 Million fans a long the way. Ariel has achieved her success through mindful authenticity, and she was just as down to earth and real during our interview. Ariel discusses her rise on Musical.ly (now TikTok), her latest single Wildside, and how being unapologetically herself allowed her to pursue her other passions, like writing a book and fulfilling her bucket list...

Duration:00:38:51

Tiffany Young - On the world of K-pop, her transition to a solo Artist, and what she's working on next.

10/16/2019
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After touring the world and selling millions of records as a K-pop artist with her group Girls' Generation, Tiffany Young has returned to Los Angeles to go solo. Interviewing Tiffany was beyond refreshing. Despite her undeniable success, the ground-breaking performer couldn't have been more warm and genuine. It is clear that Tiffany highly values integrity - she didn't hesitate to open up about both the highs and lows of her journey. On this episode, Tiffany tells all about learning Korean...

Duration:00:38:06

King Bach - On His Music Comedy Album Medicine, Transitioning to Mainstream Media, and Advice From Famous Co-Stars

10/9/2019
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Whether you were first introduced to him on Vine where he was literally the most followed personality on the platform (17M followers and 6B loops to be exact), or you've laughed hysterically watching the infamous comedy sketches on his instagram page that boasts another 18M followers - its safe to say that Andrew Bachelor AKA King Bach is indeed, King. King of comedy? King of acting? King of music? King of the bitches? Check, check, check...check. On this episode, he breaks it all down: from...

Duration:00:37:06

Joslyn Davis & Lily Marston - On Founding Clevver, Finding their Niche, and their new company, Shared Media

10/2/2019
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With over 15M subscribers across its various Youtube channels and billions of views (yes billions) to date- Clevver Media paved the way for so many in the world of digital media. But those 15M subs and billions of views didn’t come easy – it took a team of badasses with insane talent, hard work and creativity to stay on top in a world where channel popularity and trends were constantly changing. Two of those badasses happen to be my dear friends, so I couldn’t wait to have them on my show...

Duration:01:02:43

Jake Paul - On Building His Empire, His Reputation, and What the Future Holds

9/25/2019
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Jake Paul. Love him or hate him, you’ve heard the name. I have to admit, after chatting with him, I fall into the “love him” category. We all know the stats: 20M subscribers on YouTube, over 12M followers on Instagram…and that’s not including the countless other influencers he built from the ground up. But this interview was about more than just the views – Jake was open, honest, and genuinely fun. You don’t get to the top without extraordinary insights, and Jake shared those thoughts and...

Duration:00:53:20

Ian Hecox - On Founding Smosh, Staying Power on Youtube, and Advice for Creators

9/25/2019
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As one of the very first official YouTube partners, the word pioneer is an understatement when describing the impact that Ian Hecox of Smosh has had on creators everywhere. With almost 25M subscribers to date, Smosh has consistently been one of the top performing channels on YouTube since it launched over 15 years ago. For obvious reasons, I was very much looking forward to interviewing Ian: he’s a part of YouTube history. But also, because so many of my friends have worked with him over the...

Duration:00:47:25

Gabbie Hanna - On YouTube Cancel Culture, Reinventing Herself, and her EP 2WAYMIRROR

9/25/2019
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Gabbie Hanna, formally known as “The Gabbie Show,” is a YouTube OG. With almost 7M subscribers on YouTube and 4M followers on Instagram, she is undeniably a person of influence...but a “show” was the furthest thing I experienced when chatting with her. Gabbie was raw, real, and had such an interesting and evolved perspective on the digital world that she lives in. Some takeaways you’ll get from this podcast: why she’s no longer “The Gabbie Show,” but Gabbie Hanna, her thoughts on cancel...

Duration:00:43:05

Kevin Lin - On Founding Twitch, Getting Acquired, and Life Thereafter

9/25/2019
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Duration:01:10:44

Behind The Influence Trailer

9/18/2019
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Pop Culture expert Tatiana Carrier introduces Behind the Influence, an interview series featuring the world’s most influential. Coming September 25th, 2019. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:02:18