Saturday, June 6

Tag: joy

Interview 17 – Javier Puga
gay, interview, life, love, friendship

Interview 17 – Javier Puga

I have lost too many loved ones in my life to cancer. Cancer fucking sucks. Even when I go to the hospital to get my phlebotomies for my Hemochromatosis I sit among cancer patients - and I talk to them, listen to their stories.  They are all so brave. That is why I wanted to share the story of my long time friend and former roommate Javier Puga, a survivor of prostate cancer. BIO: I am the face of Prostate Cancer. My name is Javier Puga and I am a Realtor with Engel & Völkers in Beverly Hills. I represent Sellers and Buyers on LA’s Westside, West Hollywood and the Hollywood Hills. I wanted to use a difficult situation that I went through to help other men who might feel they are too young or too healthy to be stricken with Prostate Cancer. I am 39 years old and I work out regularly, I ...
Interview 3 – Stephen Kogon
film, interview, writer

Interview 3 – Stephen Kogon

Back in 2016 I worked on a film called Dance Baby Dance with Stephen Kogon, Beverley Mitchell (7th Heaven), Jim O'Heir (Parks and Recs) and Clare Grant (Robot Chicken, wife of Seth Green). I attended the red carpet premiere: Red Carpet Premiere and took a minute to follow up with Stephen on the process of creating his first feature film. 1. Briefly tell us what the journey with Dance Baby Dance was like. A: Briefly?! What are you trying to say -- I'm a windbag :) Fine, fine, here's briefly. It started with walks on the beach where I would listen to music to clear my head and get story ideas. At the time this story came about I was listening to a lot of old school soul (Stevie Wonder, Sam & Dave) and for some reason I just saw myself tap dancing to them (even though I'd never tap dance...
Episode 7 – Eric Vollweiler
film, Film Festival, life, love, friendship

Episode 7 – Eric Vollweiler

We start off the new year by having mimosas with film festival promoter Eric Vollweiler. Listen as we talk about movies, love, Tinder, eHarmony, JWed and film festivals. https://open.spotify.com/episode/6o9hjuzJ6wJo1iKNpe10ZS Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/lO_POKLJ0UE Bio: Eric is based in Upstate NY and has been producing and marketing film festivals, conferences, movie premieres, parties at major film festivals and concerts in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Utah, Connecticut, Boston, New Jersey, Manhattan, Albany and Buffalo since 2005. Some of Erics Credits include the Saratoga Springs International Film Festival, New York State International Film Festival, Winter Film Awards Indie Film Festival, Garden State Film Festival, Boston International Film Festival, Si...
Reasons to be thankful (2017)
Holidays, #ThanksfulFor, life, love, friendship

Reasons to be thankful (2017)

The holidays are fast approaching. Our listeners reach out to us and tell us what they are most thankful for. So grab a mimosa and toast to your life - and your successes - and be thankful. Mattie Cooper: Denise Gossett: Veronica Kuznets (@admrlackbarsbae) tweets: I'm thankful for my family first and foremost. They don't have to be blood related or human. I'm also thankful for my true blue friends and that I have a job right now. #ThankfulFor