April 17, 2021 - In the last few years, I've gotten back into watching ice skating, thanks largely in part to the incredible On Ice Perspectives, aka Jordan Cowan. He's a retired skater who has revolutionized the way skating fans can see their favorites on the ice (check out his YouTube and Instagram accounts). We chatted about his start in skating, the creation of On Ice Perspectives, and the importance of ice skating as an international sport.
February 5, 2021 - It's been a while since my last podcast (thanks Covid), so to celebrate my first podcast of 2021, I did a special full length conversation with the one and only Mary Vogt, costume designer for many movies I love, including Crazy Rich Asians. She and I had a blast chatting away over the phone about how she got her start, some of the movies she's worked on/talent she's worked with, and so much more!
July 16, 2020 - As a fan of J. Wilkes Wines, it was a pleasure to learn a little about the history of wine and how it's made with J. Wilkes Wines winemaker Wes Hagen. In addition to being a fantastic guest on this podcast, he also hosts his own tri-weekly show (Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 5pm Pacific) that can be found on his Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube pages.
July 3, 2020 - I became a fan of cosplayer Duy Truong (check out his Facebook and Instagram) after seeing him cosplay as Yuri!!! on ICE character Yuri Katsuki, and have been following him ever since. We had the opportunity to chat about his work as a cosplayer and costume designer, as well as touch on his love of haute couture fashion.
June 10, 2020 - A mere day after the release of Darynda Jones' latest story in the Charley Davidson series, The Graveyard Shift, she and I had a lovely little chat about the story. We talked about the lead character of the story, Garrett Swopes, some of the plot of the story (there is a small spoiler alert), the teaser for the next story in the series, and a bit more. You don't want to miss this interview!
For the first time ever, I'm posting a podcast on my talent's birthday! Happy 22nd, Nam!
May 14, 2020 - I enjoyed a phone call with Canadian figure skater Nam Nguyen in which we discussed how the Covid-19 pandemic has changed his training for ice skating, how he keeps from spreading himself too thin, and more.
*DISCLAIMER* This was recorded BEFORE Covid-19 caused the cancellation of pretty much everything this year. As such, the closing question and comments about San Diego Comic-Con no longer apply.
January 27, 2020 - I sat down with Loryn Stone, the co-creator of the brand new Toon Con, which took place in November 2019. It's one of the most intimate and fun conventions I've ever experienced in my time as a convention attendee. Loryn and I discussed the previous event and her goals for Toon Con's second year.
January 18, 2020 - I've known André Sogliuzzo for several years thanks his performances in various productions at L.A. Theatre Works as well as being a fan of his work as King Bumi in Avatar: the Last Airbender. It was an absolute pleasure to chat with him about those topics, and much more over Skype recently. I even learned that I was hearing his voice without knowing it due to some of his commercial work!
January 17, 2020 - For my first podcast of the new year, I sat down for coffee with the wonderful Richard Redlefsen to discuss his work on Bombshell, the new Star Trek: Picard, his path to becoming a makeup artist, and a little bit more!
November 10, 2019 - While attending the first ever Toon Con, I ran into the wonderful Matt Dunford, who is the current chairman of San Diego Comic Fest. We chatted about Comic Fest and some of the special guests who will be attending the 2020 convention.