Thursday, July 9

Tag: model

Episode 40 – Jake Jensen
athlete, interview, podcast

Episode 40 – Jake Jensen

Jake and I were friends on Instagram first.  Then we got to work together when Troy Akin brought him in to act in the web series AD Out, which I directed. Since Jake is an athlete including tennis, it was an obvious fit. So Jake came on the show to talk about his career and his experience on the set of AD Out. https://open.spotify.com/episode/5Tnll8IR8cRCMHebOSug2C Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/HgbzCU8l1Gs Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO Jake is an actor, musician, screenwriter, and producer. He has a PhD in Sport Psychology and specializes in mindfulness training for athletes, actors, and others. His experiences while attending graduate school in east Tennessee helped fuel the development of Marmousch, set in Nashville, which is about a southe...
Episode 38 – Justin Chamberlain
director, interview, life, love, friendship

Episode 38 – Justin Chamberlain

I met Justin Chamberlain through my friend (and frequent guest host) Richard Trejo. Justin came and worked on the short film STALK I directed for Horror House. https://open.spotify.com/episode/37XrsCNIjfh3mymxdjKVO1 Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/3GDxdTDgqvw Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO: Justin Chamberlain grew up in Lake Jackson, Texas and was born on June 15, 1992. At the age of 15, he began directing and acting in videos for his school, and developed an interest in filmmaking which he carried with him through his education. He studied and observed emotion and behavior over the following years, which brought him from Texas, to Tennessee, to Arkansas, to Colorado, to Utah, to Argentina, and finally to Los Angeles, California. His first film was The Ca...
Episode 36 – Jason Gustavo Mercado
athlete, interview, life, love, friendship

Episode 36 – Jason Gustavo Mercado

Jason has been a big supporter of me as a writer and a filmmaker. Now it is my turn to support him and give him a big shout out on this week's episode of Mimosas With Michael.   https://open.spotify.com/episode/1NYEDTk7vaR9BQQM37RlfF Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/v6ZVGoI29FM Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO: Jason Mercado is an accomplished actor whose credits include television and theatre . Mr. Mercado is known to be a talented model whose credits include many print campaigns and runway modeling shows. Jason was raised between Argentina and New York and has a background on music and arts . He has been coached by some of the top mentors in the industry .. He study performing arts in New York City and also was a student at the prestigious New York Film Ac...
Episode 34 – Sally Kirkland
actress, interview, life, love, friendship, podcast

Episode 34 – Sally Kirkland

I have had the pleasure to form an online friendship with Sally Kirkland - the joys of Facebook and social media - and she took some time out to be interviewed for our podcast. Growing up in the industry, and the daughter of a woman who was the editor of both Vogue and Life and a string of movies that have become more than classics, Sally Kirkland is a living legend. https://open.spotify.com/episode/3kZKztbsphBZ0gEJrbIHwI Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/oxG_eRxXqB0 Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO Sally Kirkland, BEST Actress Oscar Nominee, Golden Globe winner, Independent Spirit Award winner, LA Film Critics Circle Award winner and veteran of over 200 films. Feisty, hard-working, famously liberal, with the trademark blonde hair, actress Sally Kirkland has ...
Episode 33 – Adam Devenport
actor, athlete, interview, life, love, friendship, stunts

Episode 33 – Adam Devenport

Adam Devenport and I met on the set of Boss Cheer and immediately bonded...and a year after the show is done we still keep in touch. He is very positive and uplifting and I enjoyed chatting with him. He is also extremely talented and athletic. He is someone I greatly admire. We talk often - one of the joys of social media! I recorded this on my phone and I sound like the guest on Adam sounds like he is in studio....gotta love it! So I want to introduce you to my friend Adam Devenport.  https://open.spotify.com/episode/5iiFGxHmqFodLqchMVlftg Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/SQmZf4B-55g Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO: I'm Adam! I'm from and live in South Carolina and I'm 25 years old. I'm an entrepreneur, influencer, pro-tricker and free thinker. With over 4...
Episode 28 – Nick Zara
interview, life, love, friendship, Music, singer

Episode 28 – Nick Zara

Back in July of 2018 I did a blog interview with this guy Nick! I met him while traveling in London for my birthday last February. I love this guy's vibe. One of the coolest cats I have ever met. It took a year but we finally got him on the show! Thank you Nick for taking the time to be on the show. He is one of of the few international guests we have had PLUS he is the first one to sing live on the show! https://open.spotify.com/episode/7dZLqfKmX5AiSXvYYV2gbu Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/DJyn-ISSKUI Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO Nick Zara is a singer and songwriter from Italy! YouTube Page Instagram Twitter
Episode 25 – Taylor Murphy-Sinclair
actress, film, interview, life, love, friendship

Episode 25 – Taylor Murphy-Sinclair

I met Taylor Murphy-Sinclair during the reading of my writing partner Brantley's reading of his awesome script Chuckles.  When we set out to shoot our horror short Soundbite, that was launching Horror House, we asked to be our actress. So this is the follow up to our film Soundbite. Enjoy while Taylor and I drink mimosas (or hard cider this time) https://open.spotify.com/episode/0chh2RIjtpejOGW2WVUZj0 Mimosas with Michael on Spotify BIO: Taylor Murphy-Sinclair is an actress, writer, and chapstick enthusiast based out of Los Angeles. She was born and raised in Arroyo Grande, California, and grew up performing in the local black box theater, which sat just under 50. She was honored to return to that theater in 2012 in a remount of her one-woman show, "I Can't Draw A Heart and Other ...
Episode 24 – Troy Akin
actor, film, podcast

Episode 24 – Troy Akin

I met this guy on Instagram. I liked this vibe. So I brought him to talk and have mimosas. https://open.spotify.com/episode/6mgApxEpuJdcCHs4PXKqLg Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/RYZvPNTfi7k Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO: Troy Akin born and raised in Orinda, CA was a two sport varsity athlete where he played NCAA tennis at Chapman university. Unexpectedly Troy fell in love with acting at Chapman. There he found his passion for screen acting and moved to LA to pursue his dream. He has worked with major brands like Gatorade, Apple, Mizuno, NCAA and more he finally booked his first pilot in the summer of 2018. This Chris Pine meets Zac Morris of Saved by the Bell hopes to become a regular on your television screen. Check out his site: https://www.taki...
Episode 19 – Jordan Ver Hoeve
fear, film, interview

Episode 19 – Jordan Ver Hoeve

So Jordan is like my little brother. We met on the set of the BRAT TV show Boss Cheer. It was a fun show to work on. Jordan and I became friends on set and asked to be on the show...so he stopped by the studio and had mimosas and talked! We talk about acting, modeling, the show we met on, and exchange scary stories. https://open.spotify.com/episode/1Y4eQbWLySHdG50ID2yz38 Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/B9cIQp-coUk Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO: Jordan Ver Hoeve is an actor, known for Boss Cheer (2018) and 666: Teen Warlock (2016). https://youtu.be/9VfRRGYlW0M Trailer for Boss Cheer
Episode 18 – Andres Mejia Vallejo
film, gay, interview, podcast, Producer, writer

Episode 18 – Andres Mejia Vallejo

Met this wonderful handsome guy Andres, a Colombian actor, model, and athlete from Colombia. He is also a writer, producer, and YouTuber...and Mimosas with Michael is his first podcast! https://open.spotify.com/episode/2TXovwyrLLoUwpeqCDfojo Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/bQk2jnxOjqc Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO: Colombian actor, writer, producer and you-tuber. Raised in Colombia Andrés comes from a family of artists. At the age of 3 he started to play the piano and since his early years he has received musical and dance training. At the age of 12 he became an accomplished speed-skater wining several tournaments. And around the same time he joined a theater group in Colombia. After doing a lot of theater in his own country Andrés moved to the USA to fo...