Uncontained

Chasing My True Self

I saw Bay Area stand-up comic, Moe Gordon, perform at the Layover in downtown Oakland a couple weeks ago, and now he joins me this week on Uncontained! We cover a lot in this episode from the importance of bringing 100% of himself to his set, to politics and why Bill Clinton was looked down on for having "sexual relations" in the Oval Office; while JFK was idolized. We also talk about Larry the Cable Guy, Screech from Saved by the Bell (AKA Dustin Diamond) and Steve Urkel from Family Matters (AK ...

Art of The Comic

I meet up with Ace Boon, one of Oakland's own stand-up comics on the rise. I sat down with Boon at La Estrellita, where he hosts his comedy show, F'larious Friday's, on the last Friday of every month.Boon is a student of comedy, and we discuss the importance of studying and appreciating the art. We talk about how Boon's barber actually got him his first stand-up show, and making your set "unstealable" by using your own experiences. Oh yeah, we also talk about William Hung, doesn't everybody tho? ...

Do What You Love For Yourself

Singer Brielle joins me on Uncontained. She has been performing professionally since the age of 9, is a cast member of Lego Friends Live at Lego Land in Carlsbad, CA, and now she is on the verge of releasing a brand new CD with the first single Hallucinate coming out in mid August! Her album is being produced by John Silas--past Uncontained guest from episode 94 - Dragon Ball Z Light of Hope. Find out how Brielle discovered her talent, how she feels about auto-tune, and how she lives Uncontained ...

Can't Fake The Humble

Kabir Singh returns for Uncontained episode 128! Kabir is a voice actor, philosopher and poet, and now Podcaster too! His podcast is called Kabir's Voice, where listeners get a look into a philosopher's mind (his!). We talk about having to start out an as amateur before you can become a master. We get into vocal styles and finding the right voice for you. In episode 83, Kabir talks his poem-video project called My Race is Human, and in this episode he shares an update on that project. Plus that ...

Fighting Evil By Moonlight

I am joined by Oscar Bautista, and Olive Garguilo of the 2 piece band Ruto. Oscar and Olive have also started up their own production company FEBM Fighting Evil By Moonlight, puting on their own shows and inspiring others to create and preform. Oscar and Olive are dedicated to making music and playing shows, making the best of a double booked show and turning it in to a house concert. Plug in your ear buds this is how Oscar and Olive live Uncontained.http://iamruto.com/Ruto's Soundcloudhttps://s ...

Born to Shine

French Actress, model, and host, Selynne Silver, joins me for Uncontained episode 126. Selynne and I talk about her upcoming projects: Sprawl, Toll house Horrors, and Waithood; a feature where Selynne plays multiple lead characters in 3 intertwining short stories. We also talk about the defining moment when she decided to become an actress. Selynne shares some of the pitfalls aspiring actors and actresses fall victim to. Plug in your ear buds this is how Selynne Silver Lives Uncontained!https:// ...

Magic With a Punch Line

This week on Uncontianed I talk to magician, Aaron O'Brien! Aaron has been preforming at the Magic Castle since his early Teens. He has performed for some of Hollywood's stars such as Cameron Diaz and Johnny Depp. He also has some great advice for starving artists to start getting found and paid for the work that they do. Plug in your ear buds because this is how Aaron O'Brien Lives Uncontained.Please like, share and subscribe to Uncontained on your favorite podcast player. Uncontained is also a ...

Live by acceptance die from rejection!!!

Singer/guitarist Jonny Gomez joins me on Uncontained to talk about resurgence of his band, She Flys The Flag! Jonny and the band have recorded a sic new album titled The Ghost I'm Leaving, and drop the track Trace here on Uncontained for you to check out. We also talk about the shooting of their new music video and we also talk about Ghost stories, maturing as a musician, and becoming even more honest in his music. Plug in your ear buds this is how Jonny Gomez lives Uncontained!Check out Unconta ...

Laugh Till Death

Comedian Johnny Pena returns to Uncontained! You may remember him from episode 61; the one that says "Bad Mother Fucker" on it. Johnny, an ex narcotics agent turned pothead comic, shares what he's been up to over the past year. Since we last talked he has been kickboxing, power lifting, performing with the First Responders of Comedy, and building his own brand called Laugh Till Death. He recently headlined the San Jose Improv. Plug in your ear buds because this is how Johnny Pena Lives Uncontain ...

Chasing the Dream

This week I talk to Nick Howrey, an up and coming musician who just moved to L.A. to chase his dreams in music. Nick shares some of the challenges of being a young musician trying to make a name for himself in the masses of musicians trying to do the same thing. Plug in your ear buds and listen to how Nick Howrey lives Uncontained.Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/nick.howreyInstagram @nickhowreyhttps://www.instagram.com/nickhowrey/#Uncontained #LiveUncontained #Podcast #interview #aaronstaticren ...

The Genius Behind Crazy

Recording artist and author Jermaine Tolbert, A.K.A. Nate Calloway, joins me on Uncontained. Jermaine performed on the Scream Tour with Hamilton Park, Diggy Simons, Mindless Behavior, OMG Girls, and New Boys; and was on the verge of signing a recording contract as a member of the group 3D with singer and producer Pharrell Williams. Unfortunately, he had to walk away from the contract at the last second because he developed schizophrenia and had to take care of himself. With the stigma of mental ...

Ascent - What You Need Us To Be

I would like to start this episode out by thanking all the Service Men and Women who have fallen protecting this country. Making it possible to do things like this podcast and so much more. Thank you.The 2 piece female fronted band, Ascent joins me on Uncontained. I talk with singer Christina Baldwin and Bruce Baldwin who plays multiple instruments about their music, touring, fans along with some great advice for you. Bruce and Christina talk about a song they released about domestic violence, a ...

Rabbit, Pirates, and Bears Oh My!!!

Erik Stolhanske (AKA the maple syrup chugging Vermont Highway Patrol officer, Rabbit, from Super Troopers & Super Troopers 2) joins me on Uncontained!Eric is a member of the Broken Lizard comedy group, known for movies like Club Dread, Beerfest, The Slammin' Salmon, along with the previously mentioned Super Troopers movies.Eric and I talk about his new movie, Super Troopers 2, which is still in theaters across the country. We also talk about "foolish perseverance and irrational determination" wh ...

Son of Oakland

Oakland's comic-on-the-rise, Lucky Dollazz, sits down with me for this episode of Uncontained! We squeeze in an interview right before a comedy competition he put on at Level 13 lounge in Oakland, CA. Speaking of competitions, Lucky recently auditioned for Kevin Hart's: Hart in the City, and we'll soon find out if he gets picked to be on the show!Lucky hustled his way up to sharing the stage with big names like Dave Chappelle, Martin Lawrence, Arsenio Hall, and many many others. He's even sponso ...

You Gotta Say Something

This week Bay Area comedian Jose Contreras is on Uncontained. We talk about a recent audition that he had for Kevin Hart presents: Hart of the City on Comedy Central. We also talk about the importance of a strong scene and confidence on stage, and the importance of "saying something" with his comedy. Plug in your ear buds, this is how Jose Contreras Lives Uncontained.Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/jose.contreras.52012548Instagram: @jclikejesushttps://www.instagram.com/jclikejesus/

Episode 116: Sam Marcoux - The Enforcer

Tue May 01 2018 (01:06:13)

The Enforcer

Comedian and podcast host, Sam Marcoux, is on Uncontained. We talk about his comedy and how to deal with hecklers at a show. We also talk football as we dive in to his podcast, Perfectville.Sam is working with comic, Kabir Singh, on a TV show that is like Dirty Jobs. Instead of Mike Row you have Kabir, who has never had a job besides doing stand up comedy, working the day jobs of other comedians. Plug in your ear buds, this is how Sam Marcoux lives uncontained!https://sammarcoux.com/Facebook - h ...

Ain't Nothing But A Number

On Sun, Apr 22, 2018, 11:13 PM Uncontained Podcast <uncontainedpod@gmail.com> wrote:Afrodyete, the African Godess of Love, drops in on this episode ofUncontained. Afrodyete is just about everything from stand-up comedian, to actress to singer-songwrighter to self-published author ofPoetry On Fire.Affrodyete bills herself as "one of the hottest older artists in the world."She has been a guest on the #1 rated podcast,Kill Tony,14 times, gaining her international recognition. She is also in m ...

Quarantined & Uncontained

Sean Martin joins me on Uncontained this week.Sean is the singer/guitarist of the 3 piece band, The Quarantined. Sean has been singing since he was 4 years old and has lived a life filled with music. He graduated from the Musicians Institute in LA and had two of my past guests as instructors; Greg Harrison (guitar) and Edward Towner AKA Eddie Bower (recording). We talk about some of the lessons he learned at MI. We also dive into his musical influences which explains where his band gets their so ...

When Emus Attack!!!

A few months before the recording of this interview I saw my guest and stand-up comedian, Dan Pena, perform alongside two past Uncontained guests, Cory Polster and Granison Crawford, at the Northern California League of Comedy All-Stars Tour at La Peña Cultural Center in Berkeley. Dan shares how growing up half Cuban in Texas and being chased by a giant emu helped shape and influance his stand-up comedy.We talk comedy, family traditions, and cultural differences. Dan also has some great actionab ...

Episode 112: Antonio CT - Zombie Turkeys

Wed Apr 04 2018 (01:12:10)

Zombi3 Turkey

I talk to Director Antonio CT, we talk about some of his exiting projects he has coming up. in cluding the Howlers an interactive 3d movie environment. The conversation spans a wide range of topics from from shooting music videos with Luis Guzman to talking about zombie turkeys. Antonio also shares some great advice for actor and directors looking to grow in their craft. I had a lot of fun talking to Antonio plug in your earbuds because this is how Antonio CT Lives uncontained.https://www.facebo ...

Episode: 111 Dane - I'm Just Dane

Tue Mar 27 2018 (43:41)

I'm Just Dane

This week's episode is a perfect example of succeeding when all odds are stacked against you. Having the strength to pick yourself up and dust yourself off no matter how many time you get knocked down in to the dirt. My guest Dane embodies this story romanticized by American cinema. Dane started out in the South Side of Chicago. He lived in a condemned house as a child surrounded by a dangerous neighborhood. After moving to the east coast and experiencing much of the same life he had in Chicago. ...

The Shape and Feel of Music

Musician, Julian Forest A.K.A Darrin Kieth Hasting stretches my mind on this episode of Uncontained. Julian known as the "Celestial Musician," We talk about some aspects of music I had no clue even existed before talking. For example, The Shape of music. I knew you could feel music but shape was something I was trying to wrap my mind around until I remembered a YouTube video I saw that had sand moving in to different shapes at different frequencies and it started making sense. Here is a link if ...

Tarantino Blood Squirts

Actor/writer/director, Jason Avalos joins me on Uncontained. We talk about his upcoming movie, Rhythm. The movie stars himself with actress/musician, Dia Frampton, who was featured on the Insurgent soundtrack and was also a semifinalist on season 1 of The Voice, as well as Katie Stotlemire from Tragedy Girls and My Friend Dahmer.Jason shares a highlight from his film career involving spending a weekend with director Quentin Tarantino at Cannes Film festival in France. Sparks a conversation about ...

Journey of Passions

This week on Uncontained I had the pleasure of sitting down with SAG-AFTRA actress Carol Jefferson.Carol and I talk about her journey from news intern to actress, including working as a field reporter and lawyer along the way, why reporters talk the same way, and fake/News with a slant. We dont only focus on the news room, Carol shares her most recent films she has been working on"Gennarations" and "The Great Contraversy Ended." She also has a great story involving the Purple one himself Prince ...

Episode 107: Noah Gain - Serial Comic

Tue Feb 27 2018 (46:21)

Serial Comic

This week I met up with stand-up comedian Noah Gain in the green room before his set at Tommy T's in Pleasanton, CA. Noah is a comic on the rise, currently in his 4th year of stand-up. Like many comics, he was a fan of comedy long before the took the stage himself. The way he got in to comedy is a little more of a trial-by-fire situation. Not knowing how go get his foot in the door, Noah did what anybody would do in the age of technology; he turned to Craigslist. He found a gig asking for an exp ...

Fellowship of the Film

Filmmaker/Director Jack Meggers​is on Uncontained​. Jack got his feet wet on stage doing theater in New York City. Eventually while in NYC, Jack's passion turned towards film and cinema. This inspired him to move west to LA and learn the film industry form the inside out gaining valuable hands-on experience in Hollywood.Recently Jack moved back to his home state of Iowa to start working on a full-length feature film titled "The Burial".Since Jack has been back in Iowa, he has been awarded a Fell ...

Valentine Apocalypse

This week I am joined by the 3 peice female fronted metal band Karkaza, and that is a fitting name for their music because in Sandscrit meaning harsh, hard, and rough. After talking with them it is the furthest from discribing their personalities. I had a fun time talking to Lilia, Brian, and Bruno. We talk about the creation of Karkaza, why they play metal, their up-coming show at the Viper Room in LA. We also talk about how their European back ground influences the bands musical style. Karkaza ...

Episode 104: Greg Harrison - Crank Up To 11

Tue Feb 06 2018 (01:16:01)

Crank Up To 11

This week I had the pleasure of talking to pdp guitarist... wait this is metal... let me try that again! This week I have a brutal interview with the lead guitarist of metal band pdp, Greg Gregzilla Harrison! Greg has been featured in magazines including Guitar World, Premier Guitar, Revolver, and Guitar (Germany). Greg also teaches you how to shred, wether it is video lessons from Guitar World, or one of his classes at the Muscians Institute. Greg has even more credentials. When he was a member ...

Episode 103: Joe Clarke - Lost In Film Land

Tue Jan 30 2018 (01:05:23)

Lost In Film Land

You may have heard my guests' name brought up on Uncontained before--most recently by comedian, Tom Garland​, my guest on episodes 1 and 100. I figured if we are going to be talking about him on the show I might as well have him on the show! This week I has a great conversation with filmmaker, Joe Clarke.Joe started making films when he was 10 years old using his big screen TV like a green screen to capture himself jumping out of the way of explosions. Joe has come a long way from those days mak ...

I talk to Allan Ritter (Drums) and Adam Smith(Bas…

I talk to Allan Ritter (Drums) and Adam Smith(Bass) the architects of the band EMG. They are a two-person writing team and recruit other musicians to help their music come to life on stage. You may be asking yourself what does EMG stand for? It turns out that the only people who know the answer to that question is them, and they are keeping the meaning under lock and key. However, they do enjoy hearing your guesses. With the element of mystery behind their name it is only to be expected that you ...

Episode 101: IMERICJONES - Books Vs Beats

Tue Jan 16 2018 (01:03:16)

This Week on Uncontained I talk to rapper IMERICJ…

This Week on Uncontained I talk to rapper IMERICJONES. We talk about his dilemma between going to college to make his family happy despite not finding fulfillment in college or pursue his asperation of becoming a rapper. With the philosophy that he could always go back to school but only had the present to chase after his dream of performing. This decision was reached by never wanting to have to ask himself “What if?” His clothing line of Books VS. Beats was born and helped to go viral by funk a ...

Welcome to episode 100 of Uncontained! We made it…

Welcome to episode 100 of Uncontained! We made it to triple digits, and what better way to celebrate than to revisit the first ever guest of Uncontained a guest that I had interview a couple times back when I was doing radio at 94.1 KRNA and preformed stand up with. Tom Garland returns for episode 100 of Uncontained. Since we talked on episode 001 Tom has left the Mid-West and moved to Sin City, Las Vegas, and is now the resident opener for Tom Green in The Backroom at Bally’s. We also talk abou ...

Happy New Year! As we welcome 2018, I welcome mus…

Happy New Year! As we welcome 2018, I welcome musicianj and songwriter John Koah to Uncontained. Join the conversation as we talk about John’s song writing process, and why Lyrics are his biggest challenges in completing a song. We also talk about the importance of finding a good mentor that you can learn from. In addition to performing and recording music John has launched “The Songwriter Channel” https://www.songwriterchannel.com/. A recourse for musicians to find alternative ways to get they ...

Episode 098 - Alia Zin : Exercised

Tue Dec 26 2017 (25:56)

Alia Zin West coast MC Alia Zin hangs out with me…

Alia Zin West coast MC Alia Zin hangs out with me on Uncontined. We discuss how she developed her lyrical focused style of rapping, how she put a message out that mentors and Inspires young girls and women. Alia started out in Portland and recently moved down to LA working with Pakk Music Group. Alia released the album “Wiccan” in 2016 and is now getting ready to release her new album in early 2018 titled “Sage My Soul” this is how Alia Zin lives Uncontained. https://www.facebook.com/aliaxzin h ...

Comedian, Granison Crawford hangs out on Uncontai…

Comedian, Granison Crawford hangs out on Uncontained. Granison has been doing stand-up for about 1 and a half years, but when you see him on stage you may get the feeling that he has been doing stand-up for years because he has a strong comedic voice and is able to bring himself in to his comedy by pulling his material from real life experiences. In addition to comedy Granison is also an actor, writer, creator, and voiceover artist. Granison has appeared on Discovery Channel, The Learning Channe ...

Legendary Record promoter Ron Herbert calls this …

Legendary Record promoter Ron Herbert calls this week's guest on Uncontained the future of pop music. Sidney B is a French born singer who has turned his focus to the U.S. Sidney combines influences ranging from From the house beats of Europe through the funk of Latin America, to rap from the US. Sidney B. gives his fans two distinctly different experiences between his studio work and live show with his band The Truth. After the new year you will be able to check out a few new singles including ...

Singer songwriter, Sarah Dashew is my guest on Un…

Singer songwriter, Sarah Dashew is my guest on Uncontained. Recent guest, Danny T. Levin highly recommended that I have Sarah on the show. We talk about her music and how as a child her exposure to music from all around the world helped shape her musical style today. Here is an interesting fact about her childhood, Sarah spent 7 years of her at sea sailing around the world. Now she tours the world playing music preforming with acts like Cowboy Junkies, Michelle Shocked, Suzanne Vega, and Pancho ...

I had the privilege of sitting down with Eddie To…

I had the privilege of sitting down with Eddie Towner, John Silas, Abraham Castañeda 3 of the 4 musicians behind creating the score for Dragon Ball Z Light of hope, A live action version of the anime classic. Light of Hope is on the way to full blown viral status receiving 2.3 million plays in just 2 weeks. We talk about some of the challenges that they had to work through, including staying true to the original Dragon Ball Z to not alienate the loyal fan base, and writing the score to capture t ...

It is always exciting to talk to another podcaste…

It is always exciting to talk to another podcaster about their show, where They came up with the concept, and how they got started. This week the host of Pubcast Worldwide, Chris Luecke stops by Uncontained to talk and share some stories from Pubcast Worldwide, and the travels he has been on for the show. When you listen to Pubcast you will hear guests like Erin Sullivan AKA Erin Outdoors and Traveling Jackie of Instagram fame. You will also hear a healthy dose of Pop Punk music between segments ...

Episode 092: Rocky Peter - Passion Driven

Tue Nov 14 2017 (01:14:32)

This episode of Uncontained happened completely b…

This episode of Uncontained happened completely by chance. It is not that often that that you run in to an American Idol contestant standing in line at the local grocery store, but that is exactly how I met Rocky Peter. Rocky made it to the group rounds of American Idol, spoke and performed on the Nobel Peace Prize Forum and the 2016 Rio Olympics, but he had to overcome a lot to achieve what he has so far. Born in America, he was abandoned by his father at the age of 2 in Nigeria and enslaved ...

Episode 091: Danny T. Levin - Horn For Hire

Tue Nov 07 2017 (01:15:10)

This week I talk to musician Danny T. Levin. Chan…

This week I talk to musician Danny T. Levin. Chances are that you have heard Danny playing trumpet and not even known it, because he does a lot of studio work. He has been a horn for hire on the CD's of artists like Snoop Lion AKA Snoop Dogg doing his Reggae thing, Gwen Stefani, 21Pilots, Iggy Pop and Josh Homme, and the new release from Gwar "The Blood Of Gods" Danny also is working on a solo album and has hooked me up with a track to share with you called a Magic Kind of Thing. Danny Sang and ...

Justin Beahm is back on Uncontained for another H…

Justin Beahm is back on Uncontained for another Halloween. Justin is a writer for horror magazines, and the K.I.S.S. magazine. Yeah, the band with Gene Simmons the guy with the surgically enhanced tongue, and just wants to rock n roll all night and party every day...if you don't know who K.I.S.S. is I don't know what to tell you except check out the magazine. Justin is also a horror movie/ documentary producer. If you listen to the commentary on movies like the Halloween franchise and most recen ...

Dave Mussen is on Uncontained to kick of Hallowee…

Dave Mussen is on Uncontained to kick of Halloween, and talk about his movie Fat Ass Zombies. Think Shaun of the Dead, Tucker and Dale VS. Evil, mixed with Team America. A horror movie that doesn't take its self too seriously blended with an aspect of satire. We also talk about his movie that primed shortly after we talked called Trafficked starring Ashley Judd, Anne Archer, Elisabeth Röhm, Sean Patrick Flanery, Madison Wolfe, and Patrick Duffy. Trafficked is about a whole different kind of mons ...

This week on Uncontained I talk to Reggae Alterna…

This week on Uncontained I talk to Reggae Alternative Rock band Innerwaves. They are promoting their new self-titled album they released at the end of September. During the interview you may hear some coughing in the background, I think they may have been coming down with a cold. Don't worry though, I know they got the medication that every Reggae band needs. Come to think of it, the medication could have actually started the coughing. Make sure you listen to Can’t Help Myself before we kick of ...

This week I talk to actress/comedian Laura Lee Bo…

This week I talk to actress/comedian Laura Lee Botsacos. You may know her from Law and Order or As The World Turns, Laura Lee has been working on a couple more projects that we talk about in this episode. She has been busy supporting her pilot for Lost and Found in film festivals including the Tribeca Film Festival. You will be able to see her in Season 2 of Living in Exile on amazon prime. At the time this was recorded Laura Lee was getting ready to head to Las Vegas to compete in the World Se ...

Episode 086: Eddie Bower - Ghetto Composer

Tue Oct 03 2017 (01:15:04)

Self-Composer/Producer/Audio Engineer, Eddie Bowe…

Self-Composer/Producer/Audio Engineer, Eddie Bower stops by Uncontained to talk about some exciting projects that he is working on including co-writing the score to the new Dragon Ball Z Light of Hope. We also talk about the road he took to get to where he is now. Eddie Bower (BMI) began his music industry career in 1999 as a Traffic Manager for radio station WABB-FM in Mobile, Alabama. After 3 years; he was let go and left to ponder if his career was over before it started. While living in a ho ...

Model, actress, recording artist and TV personali…

Model, actress, recording artist and TV personality, Keldamuzik, is on Uncontained to talk about her late-night TV show Diva Talk Tonight, and how she got into entertainment. We also talk about Keldamuzik self-producing her first short film, Love the Original Way—you can watch it on Amazon. In addition to producing, Kelda also performs a couple of songs on the soundtrack Boo Thang and the track you hear at the beginning of the episode, Wind Blow. Another project that Kelda is involved in is Dinn ...

Actress and singer, Chloe Brown stops by Uncontai…

Actress and singer, Chloe Brown stops by Uncontained. Chloe and I talk about Class Act a film she just finished shooting Produced by Hugo Alonzo, what it was like working on a horror movie at the age of 5. We also have a sneak peek at of new track she wrote and recorded for the sound track for the movie Boost. Here is the link to Class Act’s Indiegogo campaign that is raising money to enter film festivals https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/classacts-movie-post-production-phase#/. This is how Chl ...

Voice Actor, Poet, and Philosopher, Kabir Singh i…

Voice Actor, Poet, and Philosopher, Kabir Singh is my guest this week on Uncontained If you recognize Kabir's Voice it may be because his voice is just about everywhere, including Advertisements for Under Armour, Samuel Adams, The Memphis Grizzlies and even T-Mobile. Kabir Singh's voice is in many places and now he is on Uncontained. Kabir shares some great advice and out looks on life and the business of voice over. We talk about his journey to get where he is today and where he plan to go from ...

This week I talk to Eric the Red Magician, my fir…

This week I talk to Eric the Red Magician, my first magician on Uncontained. We talk about how he got his start in magic, his first trick, and the difference between tricks and illusions. In addition to being a magician Eric also teaches people how to spot when they are being cheated at poker and also how not to get pick-pocketed. After talking about how he exposed some secrets of how you can be cheated and how tricks are done, of course I had to wonder if sharing secrets would get him banned fo ...

Episode 081: Nandes - It Was A Good Day

Tue Aug 29 2017 (45:56)

It is only fitting that Compton based rapper, Nan…

It is only fitting that Compton based rapper, Nandes joins me on Uncontained on the 44th birthday of rap music. Nandes is determined to use his music to bring positivity and prestige back to his hometown of Compton. We talk about how he keeps true to his vision, about how rap music has grown over the years to become more popular than rock music. We also discuss how too much social media can become a bad thing when you get caught up in just trying to get "likes." This ties in to his upcoming albu ...

This week all 3 members of the LA based live elec…

This week all 3 members of the LA based live electronica, drum n' bass band AMERA (Brooke Adams - Vocals, Mikael Oganes - Keys, Donovan Butez - Guitar) stop in to Uncontained. AMERA’s fanbase is rapidly growing. They are known for their Live show, bring live instruments to the genre of electronica adding an organic aspect to their stage performance. We talk about the making of their new self-titled EP that you can find on Bandcamp. We also talk about how they bring their individual musical infl ...

Episode 079: Naru Kang - The Funk Monk

Tue Aug 15 2017 (36:47)

This week's episode of Uncontained is one that al…

This week's episode of Uncontained is one that all bands and musicians need to listen to. I speak with Naru Kang the founder of The Funk Monk. The Funk Monk is a nationwide online directory for bands to find studios to record, videographers, photographers, rental gear, and marketing. Plus Funk Monk is free to bands and to the vendors to list their services. Naru created Funk Monk when she got sick of looking through Craigslist to find a videographer and other services for her friends' bands. Aft ...

This week I welcome Makenzie Massagli to Uncontai…

This week I welcome Makenzie Massagli to Uncontained. You may know her as Kenz from her gaming channel Unmedicated and Dysfunctional where they put the fun in dysfunctional. Kenz is here to promote her new webseries Meet the Team that she is creating with Aryn Rozelle, Millie Jean Warren, and recent Uncontained guest Puneet Prasad. Meet the Team is a Mocumentary style series with a behind the scenes look in to what happens in the lives of four Puzzle Room builders. Makenzie and the Meet the Team ...

On any given night you can find Scott Sariti cent…

On any given night you can find Scott Sariti center ring with a mic in his hand surrounded by a venue full of professional wrestling fans hungry for some action. This week he stops by Uncontained and shares how he got involved in announcing wrestling, how he changes his style for different types of shows like your regular matches and Deathmatches. He explains what Deathmatch wrestling is, and answers the question "Is professional wrestling if fake?" Scott also co-hosts the podcast "Moves Crew Pr ...

Episode 076: Puneet Prasad - Puneet.TV

Tue Jul 25 2017 (38:25)

This week the multi-talented Puneet Prasad stops …

This week the multi-talented Puneet Prasad stops by Uncontained. We talk about how we met on the set of a Halloween fan fiction film, how he got started in show business, and his successes along the way. Puneet is a SAG-AFTRA eligible actor and an award-winning filmmaker. Puneet has done ad work for companies including CreditKarma.com, Intel, Asus, and most recently Shutterfly. Puneet has also acted in Bongo the Killer Clown, Festival of Lights, and is the house DJ on Diva Talk Tonight with Keld ...

Meet the Dry Campus Joint crew this week on Uncon…

Meet the Dry Campus Joint crew this week on Uncontained. Gabran Gray CEO, writer, musician, and producer of a feature length film. Henry Parizek CCO, writer, musician, actor, music producer and director. And Taylor Elizabeth Claman actor, director, and singer. This group constantly has projects going on. Henry produces music. He also wrote and is directing a feature length film that they are making this summer with Taylor assistant-directing and Gabran producing the film. Gabran and Henry host t ...

I had the pleasure of Talking to the very talente…

I had the pleasure of Talking to the very talented Maggi Mayfield on this week's episode. Maggi is an LA based stand-up comedian, a radio producer for KOST 103.5, on air personality on Star 102.1 in Dallas, and if that is not enough she also co-hosts the podcast YTunes Shuffle with Actor/ Comedian David Earl Waterman. In each episode of YTunes Shuffle, Maggi and David dig deep in to the playlists of Hollywood's most talented to learn about the music that inspires their life. We talk about maki ...

Rachael Hadassa returns with co-star Adina Pernel…

Rachael Hadassa returns with co-star Adina Pernell to promote their new movie, Coed Confessions. We talk about the making of the film and how everyone in the film played a role in the creation process. We also talk about other projects they're working on, including Diva Talk Live, The Brownsen Project and D is for Docs, --playing at Cal Scarefest. Check out these up and coming artists and find out how they Live Uncontained. Link to Coed Confessions https://vimeo.com/223923957?utm_source=email& ...

Episode 072 H.R. Cole - Art Of Hosting

Tue Jun 27 2017 (01:05:26)

On Uncontained I talk to H.R. Cole Host of of in…

On Uncontained I talk to H.R. Cole Host of of inD Films Monthly and inDspotlight Productions. If you ever had a question about game shows H.R. would be the one to ask. He spends a lot of his time on the on the red carpet interviewing actors, producers, and directors, but as you will be able to tell from this interview his main passion is becoming a game show host and it has been since he was 4 years old. H.R. also shares his guidelines for what a host should and shouldn't do. Tune in this week ...

Dan Hampel is back on Uncontained to talk about h…

Dan Hampel is back on Uncontained to talk about his new horror movie “We Should Have Died.” This is Daniel’s first movie he has written and directed. The screen play is Co-wrote with, Dustin Hills. WSHD Stars Linnea Quigley the original Queen of Scream known for countless horror classics including “Return of the Living Dead.” Daniel announces that Mike Keeler the director of photography for “Up On The Wooftop” will be working on WSHD, along with an all Iowa cast and crew. You can be an executive ...

Independent film Director/Author Bill Albert, dro…

Independent film Director/Author Bill Albert, drops by on Uncontained to talk about his new short film "The Other Side" and how its message is as important now as ever. Bill shares a story about the police crashing one of his shoots and advice of how not to have this happen to you as a film maker. I also find out a great way to get access to state of the art video equipment when you have no budget. Thank you for listening, rating, reviewing and sharing this episode with your friends. Social me ...

You may recall this week’s guest from episodes 49…

You may recall this week’s guest from episodes 49 and 50 of Uncontained featuring The Haunted Bay. I met with director, writer and actor, Matthew Abaya, in the San Francisco Mission district to talk about his new movie, Vampariah. Vampariah is a story about Filipino vampires known as the “Aswang” pronounced “ah swan.” We talk about the making of the film and why he brought the Aswang to American cinema. Matthew has won many awards at film festivals including best picture, best visual effects, ...

Comedian Daryl Kamack stops by and talks to Uncon…

Comedian Daryl Kamack stops by and talks to Uncontained. If you haven’t heard of him consider this your introduction because I am sure you will be hearing more and more about him. Daryl started doing stand-up comedy less than a year ago and is already getting booked in venues like the main room at the World-Famous Comedy Store in L.A. performing with some of the biggest names in comedy. He’s even been invited to audition for a role in a sitcom as well as a game show host. If you are listening ...

This week on Uncontained I talk to director, writ…

This week on Uncontained I talk to director, writer, and actor, Tamir Gedalia. He moved to Hollywood to chase after his dreams. Packing up everything and moving to a new location can be difficult for anyone let alone moving from Israel. Tamir ended up in Hollywood by following what almost became his mantra during this interview, "You only live once." In doing so he is a prime example of Living Uncontained. Contact Tamir https://www.facebook.com/tamir.gedalia

This week I talk to four authors, Jimmy Ng, Pat G…

This week I talk to four authors, Jimmy Ng, Pat Griffith, Jacob Richardson, and Ross Dreiblat. They are members of a writers group. Each of the author is at a different spot in the story writing process, so this conversation will be helpful to any aspiring author looking to get a book published and interesting to anybody from the casual listener to the avid reader wondering how their favorite stories get published. I had a great time talking with these four self-proclaimed introverts who all sh ...

Phil Johnson has always been the guy who isn’t qu…

Phil Johnson has always been the guy who isn’t quite what people expect. I guess that can be expected of a guest of Uncontained. Phil started out as a musician and stumbled on to comedy. It all started when some friends heard his song ‘Whale Blubber’ and could not get it out of their heads. Since then Phil has continued to evolve as a comedian adding stand-up to his musical comedy. His unique brand of music and comedy has taken him to festivals such as the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and Sunda ...

This week on Uncontained I talk with singer song …

This week on Uncontained I talk with singer song writer, Danielle Hollobaugh, she has been performing since the age of six. Since then she has performed at several festivals, written and recorded her own music. She has an upcoming CD that is currently untitled, and a track featured on a compilation CD. Her accomplishments include Best Songwriter and overall winner at the Florida Ignition showcase, winner of the national Talent Quest karaoke competition in the Women's Country category, winner of ...

Happy Tuesday everyone! I apologize for this epis…

Happy Tuesday everyone! I apologize for this episode being posted later in the day, but I have a good reason… I am in Germany right now! I got mixed up with the time difference and it has been hard to find Wi-Fi! Thank God for wireless hotspots. Anyway, here is the second part of the Fight For It episode with Frankie Fronk, Hunter C. Smith, and Elle Sonnet. Enjoy! Please rate, review, subscribe and share with your friends on Facebook. I will try to get next week’s episode posted on time. Franki ...

This week I talk to three actors Elle Sonnet, Hun…

This week I talk to three actors Elle Sonnet, Hunter C. Smith and actor / manager Frankie Fronk. Frankie Fronk Frankie is CEO and Head of Talent Management Solutions at Fronk Media as well as an Actor at Global Talent Agency. Frankie manages actors and is now branching out and to bands, starting with LA based rock band, The Rift. Being in the entertainment industry for over 20 years, he has some great stories to share about the business. We talk about how his mentors, Jack Lemon and Dan Hagger ...

This week on Uncontained I talk with the very fun…

This week on Uncontained I talk with the very funny Johnny Pena, an ex-Narcotics Agent/Deputy Sheriff turned pot-head Comic that now works at Google. How did a transformation this drastic happen? It’s not too often that someone moves from undercover to under the spotlight. Think of the stories you could tell and the experiences you can bring to the stage... Find out in this episode as Johnny and I talk about life and comedy. If you are in the SF Bay Area you can check Johnny out live at the Grea ...

It is not every week you get to talk to a true ho…

It is not every week you get to talk to a true horror movie icon, but this week on Uncontained I do just that. I talk to the Queen of Scream… Queen of B’s, Linnea Quigley! You’ve seen her is such movies as “The Return of the Living Dead,” “Silent Night, Deadly Night,” “Hollywood chainsaw Hookers,” “Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama,” “Demonica,” and at least another 120 movies. Stay tuned for an upcoming project Linea stars in this summer called “We Should Have Died” written by past U ...

Comedian Jon Porter is on Uncontained this week! …

Comedian Jon Porter is on Uncontained this week! Jon is a very funny dude who is never worried about being controversial or offending the crowd. However, be prepared as he makes you work to unwrap the meanings of his punchlines with clever word play by adding an artistic edge to his style of dark comedy. You can see Jon live on April 6th at the Stand Up For Charity Showcase at the Queen Bean Coffee House in Modesto, California. Proceeds go to Vocational Coaching, and Development Institute—a non ...

Episode 058: Jarrell Hall - Executive Geek

Tue Mar 21 2017 (01:00:05)

In this episode, I sit down with Jarrell Hall for…

In this episode, I sit down with Jarrell Hall for my first in-person interview in about 6 years since KRNA. Jarrell is a professional actor, voice actor, motion capture artist, stunt man, producer, writer, musician, businessman, and host. I know that is a long list and I’m sure I left off a few occupations, but you get the point. He’s impressive! Jarrell was in town for the 2017 GDC (Game Developers Conference), one of the industry's biggest conferences, and I had the opportunity to meet this ve ...

This week on Uncontained I talk to San Francisco …

This week on Uncontained I talk to San Francisco based Comedian, Keith D'souza. You may have seen him drunk on the streets, at SF Sketchfest, finishing leftover drinks at your local dive bar, on Viceland, and other places. He is the founder of wasTED Talks (think drunk TED Talks), the co-creator of the Dr. Fart comic book, and host of the podcast Road Rage with Keith D. His raucous style of "punk rock comedy" has won the hearts and drinks of many audience members. You can follow him on Twitter/ ...

This week on Uncontained I talk to Shannon Gilles…

This week on Uncontained I talk to Shannon Gillespie. Shannon is a MMA fighter and a stand-up comedian based out of Iowa. I know that is not a combination you hear about every day, and that is why he is the perfect guest for Uncontained. We talk about how he got his start in MMA and comedy, how they are similar, and how he deals with hecklers in both. You can see Shannon on Donzillia’s Comedy Showcase on the CW in eastern Iowa or check it out on YouTube. Here is the link to Shannon’s episode htt ...

This week I talk to a San Francisco based comedia…

This week I talk to a San Francisco based comedian, Ardin who embodies the meaning of Uncontained. Giving up a lucrative marketing job to pursue a career in stand-up comedy, Ardin also hosts the podcast “The Night Space” with the staff of Mutiny Radio. You can catch him live on stage at the Mutiny Radio Comedy Festival: East of the Rockies, showcasing comedians from East of the Rockies. Don’t miss this show on March 1st! Ticket and show information in the links below. Oh! I almost forgot. Uncont ...

This week on Uncontained I talk to San Francisco …

This week on Uncontained I talk to San Francisco based comic, Greg Gettle. I am kind of surprised that Greg and I have not met before. We both got our start in Iowa and know a lot of the same people, yet we never crossed paths. I am happy I finally connected with Greg and am able to share this conversation with you. Here is a little info about Greg: Greg Gettle likes to tell jokes that makes his dad leave the room in disappointment (It's happened...twice). Greg has worked in clubs, laundromats ...

Greg Berman is a man that possesses many talents …

Greg Berman is a man that possesses many talents including Magic, Juggling, Solving the rubix cube in a minute, impressions and pen spinning. You never know when that will come in handy. He started performing magic professionally as a 14-year-old and continued for almost 10 years at day cares, corporates, libraries, birthday parties and theaters. He has also MC'd, featured, and headlined at comedy clubs all over the country like the Hollywood Laugh Factory, House of Comedy, Wisconsin Comedy on S ...

This week on Uncontained I talk with Pyrotechnica…

This week on Uncontained I talk with Pyrotechnica. They have already made a mark on the Tucson, Arizona scene. They formed in 2015 and have opened for the national band Entheos, and they were on Zia Record's compilation album "You Heard them Back When Vol.10," featuring top local bands from Tucson, Phoenix, and Las Vegas. This band was started with the sole purpose of entertaining, and writing fun music. In this episode, I talk with Scarlett Chang – Vocals, Ben Iniguez – Bass, Dustin Russel – ...

This week on Uncontained I talk with San Francisc…

This week on Uncontained I talk with San Francisco, CA, based recording artist and producer Razteria (aka Renee Asteria) can be described as a fusion of No Doubt and Bomba Estereo. Her multicultural background (USA/Bolivia/Netherlands) has had a profound influence on her musical journey. Performing in multiple languages, her music has been described as ‘musically adventurous’ and ‘one of a kind, breaking all rules,’ uniting Reggae, passionate Latin grooves, Rock, powerful messages and some real ...

Finally, after a long week wait here is part two …

Finally, after a long week wait here is part two of The Haunt on Uncontained. In this episode, we wrap up my conversation with the cast and crew of The Haunted bay. If you have not listened to part one of this interview please go back and catch up. The Haunted Bay is a show that wants to disprove, as much as prove, that ghosts are out there. It all started when a group of media students began their journey into the world of the paranormal to find the answers to these questions: Is San Francisco ...

This week on Uncontained I talk to the cast and c…

This week on Uncontained I talk to the cast and crew of The Haunted Bay, a San Francisco based paranormal show on YouTube. The Haunted Bay isn’t your typical paranormal show that believes every ghost story they hear, or jump to the conclusion that underneath every squeaky floor board is a ghost. The Haunted Bay is a show that wants to disprove, as much as prove, that ghosts are out there. It all started when a group of media students began their journey into the world of the paranormal to find t ...

This week on episode 48 of Uncontained I have the…

This week on episode 48 of Uncontained I have the privilege of speaking to Dr. Blake Brandes. Blake is co-founder of the personal development company, Motivational Millennial, and co-host of the Motivational Millennial Podcast. He also runs a hip-hop motivational speaking business to help students “Remix Their Reality” through assemblies and workshops. Blake was the recipient of the Marshall Scholarship, one of the most competitive postgraduate awards in the world, which he used to complete his ...

Episode 047: A Tribute To Shark

Tue Jan 03 2017 (44:43)

Happy New Year! Welcome to 2017 and Uncontained e…

Happy New Year! Welcome to 2017 and Uncontained episode 47. This episode is a little different than other episodes of Uncontained. Episode 47 is a tribute to my former Program Director, Gregg Scharnau, most commonly known as “Shark.” On December 20th, Shark lost his battle with cancer making my radio family one smaller. Shark was a supportive boss. He let me interview local bands or comics to spotlight local talent. If there was a major band that came through he knew I was a fan of, he would sen ...

The talented actress and singer, Rachael Hadassah…

The talented actress and singer, Rachael Hadassah, takes time out of her busy schedule to sit down and talk with me for this episode of Uncontained. She currently has a number of films in production including D for Docs, Narcisso, Goth Dolls—where she plays the lead Frida, and the film we focus on in this interview: Several Ways to Turn a Guy Off—which Rachel co-wrote, co-directed, and plays leading character, Wednesday, in this comedy about online dating and the swipe-left nature of apps like ...

San Francisco based radio host at WIUV Castleton,…

San Francisco based radio host at WIUV Castleton, Co-Founder/CEO at 3rd Axis Music and Entertainment, recording artist, producer, Sebastian Vego. Sebastian stops by Uncontained to talk shop about radio, podcasting and music. We also discuss the Standing Rock pipeline protest and why it hit him close to home. You can check Sebastian out at 3rd axis music, FCC Free Radio, Mix Kill Media and of course social media are in the links below. Tune in and find out how Sebastian Vego lives Uncontained # ...

Episode 044: Dark Mark - Viva Goth Vegas

Tue Dec 13 2016 (01:12:46)

This week I talk to the one and only Goth Comedia…

This week I talk to the one and only Goth Comedian Dark Mark. Mark is a Stand-up comic based out of Las Vegas. You may have seen him in the Showtime documentary I am Comic Mark has performed at The Convergence 18 Goth festival, The San Luis Obispo Goth Festival, or The Dead Flesh Feast Horror Festival. Mark and I talk about some of this strangest shows, What it is like working some of the goth Festivals and conventions, including a vampire convention. We also talk about some of the projects he i ...

Welcome to Uncontained Tuesday. This week I talk …

Welcome to Uncontained Tuesday. This week I talk to Ted, John, and Brian of the LA based 3-piece band Cubits. We talk about the production process of their new album Crimes Against Reason that is available for pre-order now and is released December 10th. You can purchase Crimes Against Reason at www.cubits.bandcamp.com it is available on Vinyl and as a digital download. If you are in LA on December 10th catch Cubits playing live at the Montserrat DTLA. I had a fun talk with the guys from Cubits ...

This week I talk to Actress and comedian Sarah J.…

This week I talk to Actress and comedian Sarah J. Halstead. You may have seen her on stage doing comedy or on TV in numerous commercials. She has acted in the crime re-enactment show, Deadly Sins, as well as Meet the Roommate—a movie she played the leading role in, and wrote and produced. As a Flint, Michigan native, the recent Flint water crisis hit a little too close to home for Sarah, so she organized “Stand-up for Flint!” a charity event where she along with 9 other comics from Michigan perf ...

Happy Thanksgiving! This week I talk to Cecilia …

Happy Thanksgiving! This week I talk to Cecilia Sample. We actually recorded this episode during the US Presidential Election. We don’t get too heavy in to politics, so don’t worry—I am sick of hearing about politics too. Cecilia has held many titles. She has been a Production Assistant for the Miss America Organization, Esquire Network, Animal planet, and PBS. She has been a Script Assistant for the Grammy’s Salute to Stevie Wonder, the Kid’s Choice Awards, and a Project Coordinator for Red Bu ...

As half the nation is scratching their heads wond…

As half the nation is scratching their heads wondering what the hell happened with last Tuesdays election, and the other half is out there trying to make America great again, Uncontained is still kicking out new episodes every Tuesday! This week I talk to comedian, Ray Easter. If you're looking for jokes about blatant observations delivered with a dry sense of humor, then look no further, Ray is your guy! Ray began performing stand-up in 2012 around the Washington, DC area. Four years later, he ...

Episode039: Trez Mala - I'm An Against The Grain…

Episode039: Trez Mala - I'm An Against The Grain Type Of Guy Trez Mala describes himself as a “casually hilarious” comic based out of Las Vegas, NV. Over the years he developed the perspective that people take life too seriously and that there isn’t enough laughing going on in this world, so he set out to “find the funny” and bring it to as many people as possible. Trez got his start doing Improv in Las Vegas and studied under the Las Vegas Second City Improv Program. After being part of multip ...

Chris Adams was “born and grown” in Orange County…

Chris Adams was “born and grown” in Orange County and dreamt about being a comic since the age of 8 after watching The Tonight Show. He knew right away stand-up was what he wanted to do. Chris preformed his first show at the age of 19 in a coffee shop that was also a barbershop. He has performed on Last Comic Standing on two different seasons. In addition to stand-up, Chris has done video editing for Chris Rock and the Jim and Eddie podcast with Jim Jefferies and Eddie Ifft. You can also find Ch ...

Happy Halloween! This week I have a special episo…

Happy Halloween! This week I have a special episode of Uncontained with the perfect guest to get you in the spirit of Halloween. Join me as I talk with writer, director and producer, Justin Beahm. We about what attracted him to horror when he was young, and what he has in common with his favorite creatures from childhood. We discuss what Halloween means to Justin and how he lives Uncontained. Justin’s feature work appears in Fangoria, Delirium, Scream, Famous Monsters of Filmland, and Horrorhou ...

Time for another Uncontained Tuesday! In this epi…

Time for another Uncontained Tuesday! In this episode I talk with North Oakland’s own ST Spittin. ST is a rapper representing Monsters Ink, Shmoplife, and Empire Distribution. We talk about how he started rapping when he originally was a turf dancer (I learn what turf dancing is). We also talk about his influences including Jay Z, Biggie, Nas, Andre 3000 from Outkast, and working with one of his influences Worlds Freshest aka Dj Fresh on the Worlds Freshest Morning Show. Get exclusive news from ...

I talk to B. Casa an artist manager and consultan…

I talk to B. Casa an artist manager and consultant in the San Francisco Bay Area. We met a few years back when she was running WKIL (We Keep It Lit) an online radio station. I helped her with some voiceover work recording some drops for shows on WKIL. B. Casa has now moved from being on air to behind the scenes work. In this episode we talk about how she became an artist manager and consultant, and her two websites www.bayarearaps.com and www.vegasraps.com where you can find concert listings for ...

This week we find out how illustrator, Anthony Ma…

This week we find out how illustrator, Anthony Mata, Lives Uncontained. Anthony was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. He attended the Academy of Art University in SF and majored in Illustration. You may have seen his work in The Guardsman, El Tecolote and the SF Bay Guardian newspapers, as well as Belle SF Magazine, and Etc. Magazine, along with missionlocal.org. Recently Anthony illustrated a children’s book named “Akiti the Hunter” which is available at Amazon.com. Listen in as w ...

Join my conversation with Kramer Welker as he wal…

Join my conversation with Kramer Welker as he walks the streets of Ohio in search of a solid Skype signal. Kramer is the singer and guitarist of Ohio based band You vs. Yesterday. I was introduced to Kramer by Jan Powers, the bands’ manager and my guest on Uncontained episode 11. In this episode Kramer and I talk about stories from the road, how his writing style has evolved while working with producer, Tyler Smith, singer of the band Dangerkids, and what the future holds for You vs. Yesterday. ...

Listen in as I talk to Bloke C, a Hip Hop artist …

Listen in as I talk to Bloke C, a Hip Hop artist from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He brings a unique mix of Country, Blues, Rock and Jazz; creating his own unique style of Hip Hop. In this episode we talk about how he started rapping, the difficulties he faces being a rapper from the mid-west, and what he wants people to take away from his shows along with what the future holds for him. With his diverse sound he has proven he is not your average rapper. Listen for yourself as I debut “Programed Pain” a ...

This week I talk to Hannibal Haynes, an up and co…

This week I talk to Hannibal Haynes, an up and coming comic from LA. Although he is a self–proclaimed lifelong comic, it wasn’t until he retired from his 9 to 5 that he finally made his way to the stage. Hannibal has been performing for 3 years now, gaining experience on stage and even taking classes to help bring his stand-up to the next level. We discuss some advice Damon Wayans once gave him after a show and what his goals are for the future. If you are in the Riverside, California area, mak ...

This week I talk to Iowa based actress and model,…

This week I talk to Iowa based actress and model, Lyn Keren. Lyn has been stage acting since she was a child but only started modeling and film acting within the past couple of years. In this short time, she created enough buzz to get signed to The Peak Agency in Des Moines, Iowa. Some of Lyn’s work includes One Good Performance, The Girl in the Green Army Jacket, and Burial—a movie that she worked on with Tom Garland, guest of Uncontained episode #1. In this episode Lyn and I talk about her p ...

This week I talk to Illinois based Artist, Christ…

This week I talk to Illinois based Artist, Christian Bernal, of Graphic Flesh Tattoos. Christian majored in art at Illinois State University and studied a wide range of art forms. He is not only a tattoo artist, but a painter, photographer, musician, spoken-word performer, stand-up comic and storyteller. Christian describes his art, or the creative flow, as “a kind of river I have access to flow down… and while I may choose the tools I wish to take on each trip, and often have a particular aim f ...

Host of the podcast "The Bay Area Band Show" Stev…

Host of the podcast "The Bay Area Band Show" Steve O'Sullivan drops in to live Uncontained this week. We talk about his podcast which shines a spotlight on bands from around the San Francisco Bay Area, and bands touring through the area. The Bay Area Band Show gives insight to the personality of the bands along with a look into their creative process. Steve's interviewing style is relaxed and honestly interested in what his guests have to say, creating a great conversational tone. New episodes o ...

I am dubbing Episode 27 “The Lost Episode” featur…

I am dubbing Episode 27 “The Lost Episode” featuring San Francisco based musician, Kevin Patrick. This episode was recorded back in January before launching Uncontained, so the format of this episode does not 100% follow the format you’ve come to know and love—and it is proof that we are capable of evolving and becoming better at our passions with experience. Kevin and I talk about his solo project, Field Medic. He is also in the band Rin Tin Tiger and has his own label called Sun Room Recordz & ...

New York City based Stand-up Comic and Co-host of…

New York City based Stand-up Comic and Co-host of Idiots on Parade, the “Too Ugly for TV” podcast, Jake Vevera, stops by to share how he Lives Uncontained. We talk about his move from the Midwest to New York, how his podcast and stand-up cross-influence each other, and how he has grown as a comic. Jake reveals knowing when to target religion and politics, and when to leave the politics to the news anchors and give the crowd the style of comedy they want while keeping your artistic dignity. Check ...

In Episode 25 I talk to Susan McCollom, a talente…

In Episode 25 I talk to Susan McCollom, a talented voiceover actor and coach. I met Susan as a student in one of her classes. She has been the voice of many national ads, characters for cartoons, video games and much more. Susan has helped some big names in the voiceover business get their start, including Carlos Alazraqui from "Reno 911" and voice of the Taco Bell dog, and Adam Harrington, who has voiced many video games including "The Walking Dead" and is currently the voice of 'Bigby' in the ...

In episode 24 I talk with Sean Mallett, Adan Robl…

In episode 24 I talk with Sean Mallett, Adan Robledo, Marshall Garcia, and Andres Giron aka “Teddy” of As We Watch Them Fall. AWWTF is a Tucson based post-hardcore band referred to me by past Uncontained guest, Alex Best (episode 17). AWWTF is currently recording their upcoming album “All We Have” at Alex’s studio, Elastik Labs. Be the first to hear their unreleased track “Lady Lush” only on Uncontained! The guys talk about their writing and recording process and how their different musical infl ...

Cory Polster is a Stand up Comic out of LA he is …

Cory Polster is a Stand up Comic out of LA he is a regular performer at the Hollywood Improv, Hollywood Laugh Factory and has been Made at the World Famous Comedy Store by Mitzi Shore. We talk about the times in his life where he has put comedy first. From taking the stage instead of a seat in a classroom, buying all of his own tickets to bringer shows and even when it comes to relationships. Listen to episode 23 of Uncontained and see how love of comedy drives Cory Polster. Find out what Co ...

Alex "Koolaid" Ansel is a stand up comic from San…

Alex "Koolaid" Ansel is a stand up comic from San Antonio TX. You can see him on stage touring the country with WWE Hall of Famer Jake the Snake Roberts as the opening act for the "Unspoken Word Tour". For tour stops and dates go to www.alexansel.com and find a show near you. Alex and I talk about how cool it is to be making a living doing all of the things he got in trouble for in school and how touring with a WWE Hall of Famer has changed his life in more ways than one. https://www.facebook ...

In Episode 021 the host of 'Sleep With Me' podcas…

In Episode 021 the host of 'Sleep With Me' podcast, Drew Ackerman, AKA 'Dearest Scooter' to his listeners, talks about his podcast and why he decided to create a podcast designed to put people to sleep. If you are an insomniac, or just have trouble falling asleep sometimes, this episode is for you. Drew explains where he comes up with the plots of his adult bedtime stories. Listen in on this one-of-a-kind interview on Uncontained.

Sharon is a singer song writer who teaches people…

Sharon is a singer song writer who teaches people how to balance their minds and become better singers through breathing techniques and vocal exercises, with a mix of yoga and meditation. In her Singing Body Seminar, Sharon talks about her music career, her latest album Ricochet, life in general, and how she lives Uncontained. Website http://www.sharonbousquet.com/ Find Sharon's Music http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/sharonbousquet3 Facebook https://www.facebook.com/singingbodyseminar/?fref=ts https: ...

I talk to the Lead singer and guitar player of Vi…

I talk to the Lead singer and guitar player of Vinyl Spectrum, Frank Fusco. Vinyl Spectrum's music has been used on a number of TV shows and movies including Night Shift and upcoming movie Holding Patterns. They've even had their music in a Juicy Couture commercial. This episode includes two full Vinyl Spectrum tracks their brand new track "Plush Interior" featuring Watsky and "Mind in Overdrive" which will be featured on the upcoming movie "Holding Patterns" #LiveUncontained http://vinylspectru ...

You most likely know him as the GEICO Caveman. Jo…

You most likely know him as the GEICO Caveman. John Lehr Stops by Uncontained to talk about what he and his creative partner Nancy Hower at Howler.tv have been working on. We also talk about his Hulu series Quick Draw and how the show is made. Along with some exciting projects that are in the works. www.howler.tv Twitter @johnlehr

Alex Best is the Lead Engineer and Co-founder of …

Alex Best is the Lead Engineer and Co-founder of Elastik Labs. He got his start in 2010 out of his parents basement and relocated to Tucson in 2011. His mission is to provide clients with an intimidation free experience when recording at Elastik Labs. With the view that the Engineer is the gateway between the performer and the world musically. Alex has a lot of great advice for the aspiring sound engineer and bands looking to record to make sure they get the most out of their recording sessions ...

A touring musician for 25 years Dave Zollo has be…

A touring musician for 25 years Dave Zollo has become influential in the Mid-West Blues Scene. Dave stared his own record label "Trailer records" Offering a more artist focused approach compaired to the traditional major labels. Since shutting down Trailer Records Dave is best known Dave is known best for his vocals and piano playing in his bands 'David Zollo and the Body Electric' and 'Middle Western.' In this episode you will get a sneak peak of Dave's up coming CD titled "For Hire" Enjoy Ep ...

Known for being the youngest comedian to ever hav…

Known for being the youngest comedian to ever have his own show on the Vegas Strip at the age of 22. He has been billed as the best dirty comic since Jack Benny. He has given many comics their first shows including me. Comedian "Donzilla" Don Tjernagel does his first ever Skype interview on Uncontained. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHpwh5ndZtWkisETZYbNHdg http://don-zilla.com/ https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=753684511

Joshua Cabaza is a stay at home dad by day and ho…

Joshua Cabaza is a stay at home dad by day and host of the podcast Daddy Nooooo! featuring his 3 year old son. By night he is a stand-up comic. We talk about bombing on stage, how scary it could be if Trump wins, and the power of the Monkey Wand. #LiveUncontained Faceboook https://www.facebook.com/joshua.cabaza?fref=ts https://www.facebook.com/FunnymanComedyWorks Daddy Nooooo! soundcloud https://soundcloud.com/joshua-cabaza https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/daddy-nooooo!/id1088694218?mt=2

Join the conversation with Program Director and o…

Join the conversation with Program Director and on air personality at Lansing Michigan's WQHH Power 96.5, Big D Don Black. Don started doing radio when he was 16 years old. He has worked as an on air personality in just about every radio format besides country. With years of experience, Don has some great advice for both aspiring DJ's and musicians trying to get their music on the radio. Listen in as we share some stories and do our best to fix racism in America; or at least we have an open disc ...

Episode 012: Mike Lucas - The Comedian Coalition…

Episode 012: Mike Lucas - The Comedian Coalition Join the conversation with comedian Mike Lucas. We talk about the growing comedy scene in Eastern Iowa. Mike shares how he runs open mics, crafting the line-up so the audience doesn't feel like they are wasting their time. Mike also introduced me to the website www.badslava.com where you can find an open mic where ever you happen to be. Mike formed "The Comedian Coalition" with 5 other comics who do shows together. Mike explains how having th ...

Episode 011: Jan Powers - Don't Hang Out With Ran…

Episode 011: Jan Powers - Don't Hang Out With Randy In this episode I catch up with my old college radio co-host, Jan Powers. Jan shares his journey from touring with bands and working their merch tables to professionally managing artists today. He gives advice to bands who are just starting out, and what bands should do before seeking management. You will find out what Jan personally looks for in a band before he'll work with them, and the added value behind having a manager. Lastly, Jan annou ...

Episode 010: Nathan Timmel - Brett Favre will nev…

Episode 010: Nathan Timmel - Brett Favre will never hear this podcast For my first landmark episode #010 My guest is comedian, author, and podcast host Nathan Timmel. This episode was recorded before I launched my show and before I started asking my guests "How do you live Uncontained?" there is a little dated NFL talk about the playoffs. Nathan Timmel is a Comedian, author, and co host of "Idiots on Parade the Too Ugly for TV podcast". We talk about one thing he wished he had done better earli ...

Episode 009: Billy Singhas - We the People. To he…

Episode 009: Billy Singhas - We the People. To help out with the movie go to www.wethepeoplethemoviment.com If you want to check out the spec trailer contact Billy Singhas on his Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/billy.singhas?fref=ts and he will give you the password to check it out.

Hear what goes on in the green room of a comedy c…

Hear what goes on in the green room of a comedy club as Danny Franks shares stories of the comics that have come through the comedy club that he managed. Like Brooks Wheelan working his way from open mics to Saturday Night Live. Find out which comics were the best to work with and which were nightmares. Danny also discusses his 10 year comedy career and his second passion arcade and Pinball games along with his co-host's WWE matches in his basement. If you are a comic and wondering what you hav ...

Joshua Coburn wears many hats. Formerly a body mo…

Joshua Coburn wears many hats. Formerly a body modification artist, he is an author, motivational speaker, founder of "Know my impact" and "Manners & Motivation," and a self-proclaimed corporate oddity. Josh has been encouraging people to make a difference with his book "Insperation on Demand" and using his 5 points of empowerment: - Vulnerability - Taking Chances - Fail Forward - Overcoming Challenges - Communication Josh gives valuable tips on how he uses social media, and what to do with y ...

Cody is one of the first interviews I did for Unc…

Cody is one of the first interviews I did for Uncontained. I sat down to talk with him before a show he headlined at Tommy T's in Pleasanton, CA, but there was too much background noise on the recording and the interview was cut short when the show had to start. That night happened to be a tough crowd; something that every entertainer will face from time to time. We talked a few days after the show and recorded the interview you are about to hear. We discuss how he deals with toug ...

Episode 005: A very interesting dual Interview wi…

Episode 005: A very interesting dual Interview with Robert ("Bob") F. Powers, lead singer for full throttle rock band, CornFed Bruiser, who is joined by friend and fellow vocalist/drummer Nicole Jean Rode of punk band, Rape Door. Bob is auditioning to be the next lead singer for the Stone Temple Pilots! We talk about stories from the road, the STP audition process, and what it was like for Nicole to be on the set of the Troma movie, "Return to Nuke 'Em High: Volume 1" with 2 crazy hot and talent ...

Uncontained episode 004 I talk with LA based stan…

Uncontained episode 004 I talk with LA based stand - up Hannah Gansen. We talk about what it is like to be a stand up comic in LA, a Horror movie she almost was in, and fun games to play with garbage bags. www.hannahgansen.com

I sit down with Scott Arens and talk about his ne…

I sit down with Scott Arens and talk about his new band 2 bit Scoundrels and the transition from a metal band to a country western / punk band. We talk about Donald Trump and the harm that participation trophies are doing to children. I also learned that fiddle is a verb a noun and a style of music.

Uncontained episode 02. I talk with actor Daniel …

Uncontained episode 02. I talk with actor Daniel Hampel about Demonica's Blu Ray release How he looks like Ernest. Daniel talks a bout a close call with lightening on a set.

EPISODE 01 OF UNCONTAINED. I interview comedian T…

EPISODE 01 OF UNCONTAINED. I interview comedian Tom Garland www.tomgarland.com. We talk about touring with Steve-O and Preston Lacey from Jackass and the creation of a reality TV show. We also talk about his first movie Upon The Wooftop.