Wednesday, April 14

interview

Episode 61 – Jasmin Shojai
actress, interview, Model, podcast

Episode 61 – Jasmin Shojai

Jasmin Shojai is an Australian model who has won Australian's Top Glamour Model Search 2 years in a row and has graced such covers as Playboy Magazine, International Edition. https://open.spotify.com/episode/5NsiFt5EMFV6kzY6I4YWbi Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/hIVHS54HKJ0 Mimosas with Michael on YouTube https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x7uelzt Jasmin Shojai on DailyMotion
actor, athlete, interview, podcast

Episode 60 – Everett Osborne

Everett Osborne was introduced to me by friend and manager, Matt Chassin. Everett has a chill vibe and he is an established basketball player who has launched his own clothing line - Brand Evolving. [I also apologize - even with modern technology - and in the age of video phone calls for social distancing; we had some small issues with connectivity. Please do not let that deter from the powerful message that Everett gives!] https://open.spotify.com/episode/3sCUMAHyRfIOnBTKJ9zRSC Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/qRQEcn2IpeU Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO Everett Osborne, pro basketball player, actor, model & Founder/CEO of Brand Evolving is a living testament to the power of self-belief & perseverance. Born and raised in Los An...
Episode 58 – Sledgehammer Horror
horror, interview, podcast

Episode 58 – Sledgehammer Horror

I met Ken Sledge, of Sledgehammer Horror, through my dear friend Charlotte Horton. He launched a new horror podcast - MY FIRST HORROR FILM - during the pandemic, and it is definitely garnering attention. Ken is an awesome dude, and I love his podcast - and will be a guest on the show next week. Since October is a few days away, I thought this would be the perfect time to introduce you to: MY FIRST HORROR FILM PODCAST. https://open.spotify.com/episode/5BVoEmpBE69LE7D53rs6Le Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/ElfTkAkJYU4 Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO Ken Sledge is the co-creator and host of Sledge Hammer Horror. He is an avid fan of all things horror and baseball. His family owned a video store as a kid [Downtown Video] so he grew up with access...
Episode 56 – Sara Dahman
interview, podcast, writer

Episode 56 – Sara Dahman

Sara Dahman is the only Coppersmith in all of the United States [maybe even the world] and since I think that is the extremely fascinating and because she just released a new cookbook, I asked her to stop by the show and teach us about copper! https://open.spotify.com/episode/4oNYyV7ySR7E06yX3io1GS Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/EItgMKuId58 Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO Sara Dahmen is an award-winning writer and entrepreneur, as well as the only female coppersmith in America, manufacturing, restoring, and building copper cookware in her Wisconsin copper shop. Sara’s non-fiction book on the history, science, use, and care of cookware, Copper, Iron, and Clay: A Smith’s Journey, (William Morrow/Harper Collins) features her story, r...
Episode 54 – The Blind Blogger
interview, podcast

Episode 54 – The Blind Blogger

Maxwell Ivey, known as the Blind Blogger, reached out to me online and wanted to share his story - about being a blind blogger. So let me introduce you to the Blind Blogger https://open.spotify.com/episode/0skCN8ACWDpy58TZXHK5zc Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/5kcS0BibNRY Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO Maxwell Ivey is an inspirational and motivational personal coach who also runs a business buying and selling carnival equipment and amusement park rides. A native Texan, Max loves to sing and spend time with his unique and crazy dog, a “Greymation” named Penny (half Greyhound, half Dalmation). Reading, singing, and blogging are among Max’s favorite things to do. He especially enjoys helping others find their bliss. ...
Episode 47 – Genoveva Rossi
actress, horror, interview, podcast

Episode 47 – Genoveva Rossi

Genoveva Rossi and I have known each other for a while over Facebook and Instagram. We have the same manager but seeing that she lives on the East Coast and I am on the West Coast here in Los Angeles, we have never had the opportunity to meet in person - so this was a nice way for us to sit down and talk about the film industry and how we stay motivated during the quarantine. https://open.spotify.com/episode/6KnOtICCxJTtfIakslD2Fr Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/f_PMII0q_Is Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO Genoveva Rossi is a award winning actress of film and stage, a cult film star, and a well-known horror genre actress. "Genoveva Rossi is one of the best known Scream Queens in the world, " writes Clare Nixon of The Digital Dead (UK). Thi...
Episode 46 – Brantley J Brown
fear, film, gay, horror, interview, life, love, friendship, podcast, writer

Episode 46 – Brantley J Brown

Brantley J Brown is my writing partner. We have written many scripts together! We were even hired to write two scripts together so far. He has been on the podcast before but this is the first time he has been on the show by himself! So I figured it was time you all met Brantley! [and I apologize for the poor wifi service] https://open.spotify.com/episode/5Vlnsiuk18fo8WEgVe1wt5 Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/KY38YpHYjo8 Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO Brantley J. Brown is a screenwriter who lives in Southern California. He is engaged to his boyfriend of four years and is the father of three children; Jacob, Kaden, and Madison. He majored in Media Arts & Animation through the Art Institutes of Pittsburgh and does freelance graphic de...
Episode 45 – Dana & Rory Ogden
actress, Comedian, horror, interview, life, love, friendship, podcast, Producer, Science Fiction, writer

Episode 45 – Dana & Rory Ogden

Dana & Rory Ogden are mother and daughter. We are part of the same management team - and they are up to some fun stuff, including a fun feature film, that I had the chance to be involved in! https://open.spotify.com/episode/2WAoMotNgrdK4I5zCffP8X Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/DNiYyf-dkyM Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIOS Dana Olita-Ogden Dana Olita headed out to California for her daughter Rory’s acting career. Along the way she started writing screenplays. One day she decided to do an open mic to see if people thought her Mob Comedy screenplay was actually funny. She was promptly booked at that venue and than others from there. She currently performs in clubs all over LA. Rory Ogden Teen actress Rory Ogden headed west for C...
Episode 44 – Camden Toy
interview

Episode 44 – Camden Toy

Camden has been on such shows as Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the Emmy winning series The Bay. We have the same manager and we never had a chance to talk, so we sat down and had a conversation over zoom! https://open.spotify.com/episode/67kclWTPhgphEgWWaJ5ghI?si=zeqPBPGKQleaMD6rouCL6Q Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/92J5MaitmQI Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO: Camden Toy is best known for playing some of the creepiest and scariest villains on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. He played one of the Gentlemen in the Emmy Award nominated episode "Hush", the skin eating demon Gnarl, and the recurring role of the all powerful Ubervamp. He also appeared on the fifth season of Angel as The Prince of Lies. Toy was a series regular on both the Emmy Award winning series The ...