Mike Carruthers is a broadcast pro who has produced one of radio’s most popular features “Something You Should Know” for over twenty years. He’s now rebranded it as a full length podcast, one of the most popular of its kind in the country. Learn more at: http://www.somethingyoushouldknow.net
Brad Meltzer is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of “The Inner Circle,” The Book of Fate,” “The Tenth Justice” and many other exciting thrillers. Today I’m talking with him about his latest “The Escape Artist,” an definite page turner in the Brad Meltzer tradition. Learn more at: bradmeltzer.com
Lisa Fenn was a three-time Edward R. Murrow and six-time Emmy winning feature producer for ESPN. It’s there where she brought us the inspiring story of an unlikely pair, Dartanyon and Leroy. We’ll talk about her book “Carry On” and the impact these two have had on her life. Learn more at: http://www.carryonbook.com
He’s the definition of a super nova entertainer. The Ambassador of Soul Ellis Hall is one of the most electrifying musicians and personalities you will ever encounter. You’ll hear just a few musical samples during our chat, guaranteed you will want to learn more at www.ellishall.com. Hang on for a fun ride!
Warner Loughlin is one of the nation’s top acting coaches, working on set and privately for more than 20 years. Known for her warmth and intuitive approach, her technique shatters the myth that an actor's past emotional traumas must be the fuel or foundation for their work.We’ll talk about her new book “The Warner Loughlin Technique,” which you can find here http://amzn.to/2Gi6bJ9. Visit Warner Loughlin Studios at http://www.warnerloughlin.com.
From his first book “And You Thought You Knew Classic Movies,” to his latest “10 Movies at a Time,” Washington Post contributing book reviewer John Dileo delves deeply into film and makes it fun and entertaining at every turn. Enjoy scintillating movie talk with one of the top film writers in the industry. Learn more about John at: http://www.johndileo.com and to purchase his books on Amazon, use this url http://bit.ly/JohnDileo
RAIN - A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES celebrates the 50th anniversary of the release of Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band! For the first time ever, RAIN will bring the historic album to life in its entirety for this psychedelic multimedia spectacular! At the Boch Center in Boston February 17th, 18th. On today’s podcast, a conversation with Paul Curatolo of RAIN who portrays Paul McCartney. Learn more at: http://www.raintribute.com
He’s one of the best play-by-play announcers in the game today. Meet Dave O’Brien, who covers the Red Sox for the New England Sports Network. Enjoy a little “inside baseball” from Dave who is living a childhood dream of covering the Sox!
Co-founder of the Colonial Radio Theatre on the Air, Jerry Robbins has produced several hundred radio plays and award winning productions, starring in many of them. He’s also a celebrated playwright and screenwriter who loves and appreciates the power of imagination, particularly as its delivered via the magic of radio! Learn more about Jerry at: http://www.colonialradio.com
Co-founder of the Colonial Radio Theatre on the Air, Jerry Robbins has produced several hundred radio plays and award winning productions, starring in many of them. He’s also a celebrated playwright and screenwriter who loves and appreciates the power of imagination, particularly as its delivered via the magic of radio! Learn more about Jerry at: http://www.colonialradio.com.
Meet my longtime friend in the business Hal Slifer, the host of the popular Sunday morning radio show “Chagigah: Jewish Culture and Music ” on WERS in Boston. Hal is also a video producer and historian who couldn’t wait for the chance to schmooze with yours truly! Connect with Hal at: https://www.facebook.com/hslifer and http://www.thevideohistory.com
In today’s podcast, a tribute to two giants in the voice-over industry. The magnificent June Foray who brought countless animated characters to life for millions. And Dick Orkin, founder of The Radio Ranch and the creator of “Chicken Man” on radio. They brought magic to our lives, we’ll miss them but their work lives on!
Gary Marino heads up the World Gone Crazy Comedy Band, bringing laughter to audiences of all ages. He’s an author, comedian, broadcaster and producer of live shows and events across the northeast. Back in 2004, Gary launched “The Million Calorie March” that put him in the national spotlight and inspired thousands to get in shape. Meet one of the hardest working guys in show biz locally who loves what he does!
Vic Mignogna is an award winning voice-over artist with a legion of Anime and animation fans. He’s also a recording artist, writer, producer, singer and actor who with his “crew” has done something exceedingly cool with the web series “Star Trek Continues.” Meet THE Captain James T. Kirk who continued on with the Enterprise’s five year mission and enjoy the ride.
Kenny Meyer is not only the authority on the Golden Age of Radio, he’s a celebrated broadcaster and producer who has met and interviewed hundreds of celebrities. His love of radio is infectious. Kenny is one of the nicest guys I know with an inspiring story of making it in the “biz!”
Mil Nicholson is an experienced stage and screen actress who currently specializes in audio books, with a particular emphasis on the classics and the work of Charles Dickens. She has listeners from around the world who adore her work.
Voice-over artist Pete Gustin is one of the busiest pros in our business voicing national commercials, movie trailers and having a regular gig as the promo voice of the Fox News Network. What makes his success in our industry so interesting is that despite the fact that Pete is legally blind, he’s come up with creative ways to get the job done in a highly competitive market.
Singer, recording artist and producer Hildy Grossman presents stunning musical reviews with two goals in mind: to entertain audiences and raise funds to eradicate lung cancer. Hear about her latest concert event December 7th sponsored by Upstage Lung Cancer . . . and enjoy some great music on this edition of my podcast.
"Dying is easy---comedy is hard." Perhaps so, but it's not as insurmountable with the likes of Comedy Institute Director Steve Rosenfield. Jordan talks with him about his new book "Mastering Stand-Up" a must for anyone who dreams of making folks laugh.
Jim Cutler is one of the most successful voice over artists in the country, heard on dozens of top market TV and radio stations as well as national commercials. Jim is also a professional photographer, writer, speaker and astronomer.