Academy Award winner George Chakiris is a triple threat who has established an international career on the big screen, in theatre and television. The son of Greek immigrants, this actor, dancer and singer is recognized for his credits in nearly two dozen films, several acclaimed mini-series in Europe and Japan, BBC performances, and concert tours in Las Vegas and around the world. He earned an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for his dynamic role as Bernardo in the film classic, West Side Story. George also appeared in films with icons like Cyd Charisse, Mitzi Gaynor, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Danny Kaye, Bing Crosby, Gene Kelly and Rosemary Clooney. He performed in There's No Business Like Show Business, Brigadoon, White Christmas, and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, starring Marilyn Monroe. The French Government's Minister of Culture awarded George the status of "Officier de L'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres" for his contributions to the Arts. His most recent awards include the Dizzy Feet Foundation's "Impact Award" (2015) and Tremaine's "Legendary Entertainer of the Year" Award (2017). He joined the podcast to chat about his recent autobiography, My West Side Story, and his amazing career. Link to Webpage: https://www.georgechakiris.com/

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00:00:00 9/18/2022

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The original voice of Stephanie Plum, audiobook narrator and actress, C.J. Critt joined the podcast. While she is known to many audiobook fans from the Janet Evanovich series, as the Voice of America's favorite bounty hunter, Stephanie Plum, C.J. has brought to life the works of Anne Tyler, Larry McMurtry, Patricia Cornwell, Margaret Maron, Haven Kimmel, Joan Hess, J.A. Jance and Barbara Kingsolver, among many others, in 200 works of Popular Fiction for Harper Audio, Recorded Books, BBC America Audiobooks, Library Ideas and Listen-up!, garnering a dozen EARPHONES awards and fans nationwide. She also records assorted anime voices for CrunchyRoll, Sound Cadence and Studio Nano.

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00:00:00 2/13/2024
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We like to focus on creativity on the podcast. Instead of books, film, characters or performances, today we discussed creating a different outcome for the devastating effects of alcoholism in the lives of its victims, along with a transformative cultural shift. The participating panelists were Hon. Bradley J. Ferencz, J.S.C. (RET.), Dana Vasers, Senior Associate, Synergy Enterprises, working on the STOP Act Project, retired attorney James Durek.

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00:00:00 1/30/2024
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 "The Moth Project" - a multi-media production, music album, and book marries art, science, and an innate connection to the environment. Crafted by Peter Kiesewalter, the NYC based artist behind the East Village Opera Company, "The Moth Project" showcases how artists and musicians are stepping into the spotlight, collaborating with scientists to amplify the call of climate change in a captivating manner, filling the gaps where scientific data falls short. Esteemed botanist Robin Wall Kimmerer, the voice behind Braiding Sweetgrass and an esteemed member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, lends her voice to the project's central piece.  

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00:00:00 1/16/2024
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Independant filmmaker Nancy Kates joined the podcast to chat about creating documentaries that have an impact.

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00:00:00 12/12/2023
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Tess Gerritsen joined the podcast to discuss her latest book The Spy Coast and her Rizzoli & Isles series.

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00:00:00 12/1/2023
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Actress and improv coach Samantha Jones co-hosts this lively interview of Director Michael Schiralli.

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00:00:00 10/29/2023
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Sasha Prendes is a rising Latin Popstar & Black Belt Badass and has a top 40 Pop hit #ShakeThis

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00:00:00 10/18/2023
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Author Jamie Fiore Higgins joined the podcast to talk about her best-selling book, Bully Market, a rare, riveting insider's account on Wall Street. She speaks of a culture ripe with greed coupled with misogyny and discrimination in the upper echelons of Goldman Sachs. 

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00:00:00 9/29/2023
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TikTok sensation Emilee Moore joined the podcast to discuss her song and video honoring COVID victims through an epic hot air balloon performance.

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00:00:00 9/16/2023
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New York Times Bestselling author, screenwriter and TV producer Lee Goldberg joined the podcast to talk about his latest novel Malibu Burning. He also chatted about his Fox & O'Hare series with Janet Evanovich and his Eve Ronin series, writing and producing Diagnosis Murder, working with Dick Van Dyke, writing for the hit TV series Monk and so much more. 

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00:00:00 8/17/2023

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