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Palmer Davis – Ep055

Evan reunites with his former acting classmate Palmer Davis. She is a standout actress, dancer and choreographer who is touring with her one-woman show “Suburban Showgirl.” They delve into Palmer’s dance background as well as her favorite songs with “dance” in the title. Palmer and Evan then pivot to how parenting changes as your kids get […] The post Palmer Davis – Ep055 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration: 00:33:35

Erin Carufel – Ep054

They don’t know how they became Facebook friends, but that doesn’t stop Evan from interviewing Actress Erin Carufel on her BIRTHDAY! Erin talks about being Miss Oregon, using tae kwon do to land a part (and damage an audition room) and working alongside Matthew McConaughey in The Lincoln Lawyer. She also reveals how she approaches auditions, what goes […] The post Erin Carufel – Ep054 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration: 00:39:04

Jake Ramirez + WWE No Mercy Preview – Ep053

Actor Jake Ramirez joins Socially Awkward this week as he speaks to Evan for the first time since Evan performed at his college, Otterbein University, in 2011. Now in Los Angeles, Jake has appeared on such shows as New Girl, 2 Broke Girls and Superstore. Jake shares how he got into acting, why he moved to LA and […] The post Jake Ramirez + WWE No Mercy Preview – Ep053 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration: 01:01:08

Cameron Hickey – Ep052

Fresh off his show at South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, Evan interviews his newest Facebook friend, Cameron Hickey, a student at SD Mines who also opened for Evan at the show! Live from the common area of Cameron’s dorm, hear how an ex-girlfriend drove Cameron to comedy, how far he has traveled to […] The post Cameron Hickey – Ep052 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration: 00:30:54

Actor Kevin O’Grady – Ep051

Evan sits down with Actor Kevin O’Grady in a random sweltering bunker to talk all things acting. Hear how Kevin found acting, how he booked 50 commercials coming up the ranks, and what some of his acting highlights are. He can currently be seen in Hallmark Channel’s Garage Sale Mystery with Lori Loughlin (aka Aunt Becky from […] The post Actor Kevin O’Grady – Ep051 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration: 01:01:57

Actress Robin Riker – Ep050

To celebrate 50 SOCIALLY AWKWARD interviews, Evan ventures to the celebrity wing of his Facebook friends to interview Actress Robin Riker! A third-generation actor and veteran of TV, film and theater, Robin has seen it all and done it all, which is why she has a book out called A Survivor’s Guide To Hollywood – […] The post Actress Robin Riker – Ep050 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration: 01:03:01

Adah Gorton – Ep049

Evan’s latest Facebook friend, and one of his former interns, Adah Gorton, wasn’t on Facebook at the time of their interview, but she’s back… for now. Hear how they met on Craigslist and why Evan was her favorite boss and what made her other bosses so terrible. Evan and Adah then trade dog stories, dig […] The post Adah Gorton – Ep049 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration: 00:40:15

Sean von Buseck – Ep048

For the first time since 2007 when they filmed a Zappos commercial together, Evan talks with Actor Sean von Buseck. Hear how Sean made the move to South Carolina after successfully beating the LA housing market! Sean then goes into how acting and auditions work in the Southeast and how he got to work with […] The post Sean von Buseck – Ep048 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration: 00:51:31

Comedienne & Ventriloquist April Brucker – Ep047

For the first time in almost 15 years Evan talks to comedienne/ventriloquist/media personality April Brucker. Hear how they awkwardly met at an open mic in New York City’s West Village and what her connection is to Evan’s sister. Then April weighs in on other famous ventriloquists and shares some comedy stories including the time she […] The post Comedienne & Ventriloquist April Brucker – Ep047 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration: 00:41:52

Matteo Lentini – Ep046

Evan wraps up graduation season with Matteo Lentini. Evan performed at Matteo’s Kennett High School (Conway, NH) graduation party. After the party, Matteo added Evan on Facebook, and here he is on SOCIALLY AWKWARD! Hear Matteo rave about his high school principal, sports, Seinfeld, Shark Tank and how he ran cross-country as a shotputter, which […] The post Matteo Lentini – Ep046 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration: 00:30:34

Vicky Roseman – Ep045

Evan invites on one of his former tutoring students, Vicky Roseman, who just graduated from Agoura High School and will be heading off to UC Santa Barbara in the fall. Hear how she found senior year at Agoura, how she came across UCSB and how she plans to spend some of her summer in South […] The post Vicky Roseman – Ep045 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration: 00:35:23

Kevin Callahan – Ep044

Evan hits the mutual interests jackpot this episode as he interviews fellow Long Islander Kevin Callahan, aka fellow Theta Chi Fraternity brother Kevin Callahan, aka fellow wrestling fan Kevin Callahan! Hear how their paths crossed during one of Evan’s show at Wagner College. Plus, Kevin discusses his time at the Alabama Shakespeare Company, random acts […] The post Kevin Callahan – Ep044 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration: 00:26:30

Michelle La Sala – Ep043

For the first time in over a decade, Evan speaks with avid runner and experienced race producer Michelle La Sala, fresh off running 72 miles in one week. Hear how Evan met Michelle by interviewing her for job at New York Road Runners when he no longer worked there. Michelle then shares how she started running, […] The post Michelle La Sala – Ep043 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration: 00:36:42

Greg Raposo (of Dream Street) – Ep042

In another first-ever conversation, Evan welcomes singer/songwriter and former member of the boy band Dream Street GREG RAPOSO to Socially Awkward. Hear about his singing origins, winning Star Search, how Dream Street came to be, and the juxtaposition of being in a boy band while being bullied in high school. Greg then talks going solo and […] The post Greg Raposo (of Dream Street) – Ep042 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration: 00:31:29

Andrea Legg – Ep041

In their first ever conversation, Evan interviews Certified Public Librarian Andrea Legg this week on SOCIALLY AWKWARD. Hear how Bon Jovi and AOL Instant Messenger brought Evan and Andrea together and why he refers to her as his “guardian angel.” Also, Andrea flexes her librarian muscles, especially in the art of genealogy. And Andrea has a message […] The post Andrea Legg – Ep041 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration: 00:30:32

Joy Villa – Ep040

At the 2017 Grammys, Singer/Songwriter Joy Villa grabbed headlines when she debuted her Trump-inspired “Make America Great Again” dress. The intense publicity immediately shot her “I Make The Static” album to the top of the iTunes & Amazon charts. It even debuted in the top 15 of the Billboard 200! Now Joy, also a Facebook friend of Evan, […] The post Joy Villa – Ep040 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration: 00:33:23

JJ Barrows – Ep039

You ever get a random Facebook request from someone you don’t know? Evan did and he accepted it… and then contacted the person to be interviewed. So get ready for a first ever conversation between Evan and stranger turned Facebook friend JJ Barrows. She’s a talented artist from South Carolina who now lives in San Diego and […] The post JJ Barrows – Ep039 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration: 00:57:37

Tim Breckon – Ep038

Awkward touches down in Colorado as Evan speaks with fellow Theta Chi brother Tim Breckon. Now a professional trombonist with a master’s degree, Tim shares obscure song ideas, even more obscure band names and his favorite memes. The episode also gives Evan the opportunity to share his own ‘tromboner’ experience. It’s better than band camp! […] The post Tim Breckon – Ep038 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration: 00:39:58

Molly Hott – Ep037

This week Evan welcomes Molly Hott, the first Facebook friend being interviewed from his graduating class at Great Neck South. Hear Evan and Molly reminisce about all things Great Neck, including the best hangouts in town and teachers at South. In addition, Molly is on the high school reunion committee and Evan is fishing for details […]

Duration: 00:35:05

Wrestlemania 33 Preview w/ Chris Russo – Ep036

This week SOCIALLY AWKWARD is the ultimate thrill ride as Evan welcomes fellow Theta Chi Fraternity brother and former WWE NXT (and current Reality of Wrestling) Announcer Chris Russo. (3:54) Hear how Chris got his start working (and bumping) for WXW, a promotion operated by The Wild Samaon Afa, and how it led to his […]

Duration: 01:05:04

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