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Episodes

023 - Michelle Lamont

11/26/2017
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Click here to take our listener survey! This episode's guest is Michelle LaMont. She is the President and creative founder of Lamont PR, which is a relationship driven agency that is dedicated to delivering the results that matter. They strive to provide the best public relations and creative marketing strategies tailored to their client’s needs by executing innovative ideas. Michelle continuously aligns media placement for her clients who are regularly featured in local, regional, and...

Duration: 01:46:10


022 - Molly Jakkamsetti

10/8/2017
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Welcome to the Avert Your Eyes Podcast! Where we talk with some of the most creative people within North Texas and beyond. I'm your host, Michael Gibson Jr. Some big news, the podcast is now a year old! I have learned so much in my time doing this and I wish I had started sooner! I have met so many interesting, creative people through this endeavor, but that you so much for listening! On another note, I have been very busy juggling many different things lately, some very personal, some...

Duration: 00:50:56


021 - Russ Sharek Returns Pt. 2

7/8/2017
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Welcome to the Avert Your Eyes Podcast, hosted by Michael Gibson, Jr. Here we talk with some of the most creative people within North Texas and beyond. This is part 2 of my sit-down with Russ Sharek, a professional clown and Creative Director of The Circus Freaks. We discuss their performace of This Show taking place July 7th-9th at the Margo Jones Theatre in Fair Park, performing, anxiety, and how The Circus Freaks were formed on episode 21 of the Avert Your Eyes Podcast! Consider...

Duration: 00:57:21


019 Carl LaBove

6/6/2017
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Welcome to the Avert Your Eyes Podcast, hosted by Michael Gibson, Jr. Here we talk with some of the most creative people within North Texas and beyond. We would love to hear your feedback! This episode's guest is comedian, actor, and musician Carl LaBove. He was born in Fort Worth, Texas and will be performing at the Hyenas Comedy Night Club in Fort Worth June 8-9, 2017 and at Hyenas Comedy Night Club in Dallas on Saturday, June 10, 2017. We discuss his love of music, having to fight...

Duration: 01:12:00


018 Marie Lawrence

5/28/2017
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Welcome to the Avert Your Eyes Podcast, hosted by Michael Gibson, Jr. Here we talk with some of the most creative people within North Texas and beyond. We would love to hear your feedback! This episode's guest is ballerina Marie Lawrence. She started dancing at the age of 3, ending up at the Tuzer Ballet School where she still goes back to perform as a guest artist in their performance of the Nutcracker every year. She is attending SMU in Dallas, Texas where she is working on her dance...

Duration: 00:25:13


017 Daniel Sunshine

4/16/2017
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Welcome to the Avert Your Eyes Podcast, hosted by Michael Gibson, Jr. Here we talk with some of the most creative people within North Texas and beyond. We would love to hear your feedback! This episode's guest is Daniel Sunshine, who has been a leader in coaching and consulting for nearly a decade, helping companies and individuals achieve their greatest potential. He has supported, mentored and trained organizations including National Geographic, AARP, PBS, and NPR, and has also coached...

Duration: 00:49:12


016 Shaun McAlister

3/26/2017
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Welcome to the Avert Your Eyes Podcast, hosted by Michael Gibson, Jr. Here we talk with some of the most creative people within North Texas and beyond. We would love to hear your feedback! This episode's guest is Shaun McAlister. After graduating from the Art Institute of Dallas in 2004 and spending nearly 10 years in the world of entertainment and agency marketing, Shaun struck out on his own to live his personal dream of being successfully self-employed. These days, instead of toiling...

Duration: 00:58:01


015 Leoncarlo Canlas

2/5/2017
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Welcome to the Avert Your Eyes Podcast, hosted by Michael Gibson, Jr. Here we talk with some of the most creative people within North Texas and beyond. We would love to hear your feedback! This episode's guest is Leoncarlo Canlas. He is a renowned violinist located in Denton, Texas. Leoncarlo has collaborated with a number of Texas bands including Seryn and Botany. D Magazine labeled him a "One-Man Orchestra" and his debut solo album, Still Forms, is out now. He is set to perform at SXSW...

Duration: 00:52:29


014 Jenny Clifton

1/29/2017
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Welcome to the Avert Your Eyes Podcast, hosted by Michael Gibson, Jr. Here we talk with some of the most creative people within North Texas and beyond. We would love to hear your feedback! If you are a pet parent, listen up! This episode's guest is Jenny Clifton. I met her several years ago while we were studying and performing improv in Fort worth. She has recently created an app called the Pet Health Diary which allows pet owners to effectively partner with their vet to provide the best...

Duration: 01:01:10


013 Danny Gallagher

1/22/2017
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This episode's guest is Danny Gallagher, a freelance comedy writer, blogger and reporter. His comedy and feature writing work has appeared in the Dallas Observer, CNET.com, Cracked, The Onion AV Club, Mental_Floss, Manslife.com, Aol, Maxim and Dollar Shave Club amoung many other print and online publications. In addition, he has written for Jackbox Games on several of their titles including Quiplash, Fibbage 2 and Trivia Murder Party. Danny performs improv comedy for ComedySportz Dallas...

Duration: 01:03:18


012 Teresa Nguyen

1/1/2017
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This episode's guest is Teresa Nguyen. She is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, and owner of the RED iD Agency, a branding agency she started in 2008 that has worked on PR, marketing or advertising aspects for a very diverse list of clients, including an airline, authors, fashion designers, restaurants, film festivals Japanese pop-stars, and casinos. We discuss creating a business, letting your passion drive you, and much more on episode 12 of the Avert Your Eyes Podcast! Consider yourself...

Duration: 01:02:37


011 Dana Schultes

12/18/2016
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Welcome to the Avert Your Eyes Podcast, where we talk with some of the most creative people in and around North Texas and beyond. This episode's guest is Dana Schultes. She is Executive Producer at the Stage West Theater in Fort Worth, an actress and anime fans may know her work with Funimation where she played Mrs. Bradley in Full Metal Alchemist: Brotherhood. We discuss, her journey into acting, the history and entrepreneurial spirit that Stage West was created in, and much more on the...

Duration: 00:50:01


010 Lisa Campbell

12/4/2016
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This episode's guest is photographer Lisa Campbell. We discuss living in the moment, style versus technique, how technology affected the art of photography, and much more on the Avert Your Eyes Podcast! Consider yourself warned!

Duration: 00:57:06


009 Monika Watkins

10/23/2016
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Welcome to the Avert Your Eyes Podcast! This episode's guest is filmmaker Monika Watkins of Bird Set Free Films. We discuss her upcoming documentary film 'From Selma To New York' about the Tuskegee Airman Dabney Montgomery, some of the challenges of film making, growing up in Atlanta and much more on the Avert Your Eyes Podcast! Consider yourself warned!

Duration: 00:58:24


008 Ellena Weber

10/16/2016
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This episode's guest is actress Ellena Weber. She's done work on stage including some with the Art Institute of Dallas, among others. I must caution those of you that might be sensitive, as we do get descriptive in this episode. But, we had a rather deep and insightful discussion. We touch on her battle with cancer, her love of the stage, her experiences with auditioning, and much more on the Avert Your Eyes Podcast! Consider yourself warned!

Duration: 01:04:25


007 Winn LaRue

10/9/2016
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This episode's guest is Winn LaRue. She is an actor, an improvisor, and a voice over talent. We discuss her path to improv, creating fear, striving to make higher percentage choices both in life and on stage, and much more on the Avert Your Eyes Podcast! Consider yourself warned!

Duration: 01:06:51


006 Russ Sharek

10/2/2016
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This episode's guest is Russ Sharek. He is the Director of the Circus Freaks, a circus ensemble that makes unusual acts of theater and other forms of professional-grade whimsy. We get deep and discuss such topics as what brought him around to becoming a clown, the creation of Open Stage, and the importance of bringing back a sense of play, fighting the idea of being cool, and being in the moment on the Avert Your Eyes Podcast! Consider yourself warned!

Duration: 01:10:57


005 Vernon Reeves, Jr.

9/25/2016
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This episode's guest is actor Vernon Reeves, Jr. We discuss his former career as a football coach, his time acting on various projects including his recent films Sacrament and Spirit Riders and much more on the Avert Your Eyes Podcast! Consider yourself warned!

Duration: 01:07:00


004 Byron Stamps

9/17/2016
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This episode's guest is comedian Byron Stamps, a Mississippi native who recently stepped away from his job as a high school teacher to follow his dream of performing comedy full time. I was very honored to sit down with Mr. Stamps and pick his brain on comedy, his background as a teacher, his decision to ultimately give up teaching, and much more on the Avert Your Eyes Podcast! Consider yourself warned!

Duration: 00:53:53


003 Cathy Bible

9/11/2016
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Today's guest is the writer Cathy Bible! We get to talking about comedy, the writing process, her experience in producing and directing first hand and much on the Avert Your Eyes Podcast! Consider yourself warned!

Duration: 00:58:05

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