Paul Vato Presents: A Celebrity Centric Podcast!

Paul Vato Presents: A Celebrity Centric Podcast!

Comedic actor, Paul Vato, interviews his celebrity friends from entertainment, social media, travel & business. Meet, laugh & learn from famous actors, improvisors, comedians, singers, voice over artists, authors, magicians, photographers, social media stars, influencers, travelers & entrepreneurs from around the globe! Paul Vato has appeared on MADtv, The Sarah Silverman Program, Cedric The Entertainer Presents:, Reno 911, The Bold & The Beautiful, & ABC's To Tell The Truth. He appeared opposite Nicholas Cage in The Trust. PaulVatoPresents.com • PaulVato.com • VATO.tv • y.at/🎭🎥😏😂 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/paulvato/support

Episodes

August 17, 2022 44 min

It's Owwll Week (Aug 14 - 20th, 2022) and we are joined by Jason R. Hill, the founder of the Owwll App. We delve a bit into Jason's business and podcasting background and learn about the inspiration behind the creation of this game changing platform and along the way we learn what it takes to go from ideation to completion of a brand new app. We also meet and speak with one of the Owwll App's top Brand Ambassadors and f...

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Paul Vato and Natalie Stavola were both raised Roman Catholic and share their mutually traumatic family and school experiences. Apparently, Paul still holds a massive grudge against the CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) kids that used to invade HIS school to learn about Catholicism, of which Natalie was one of them. We also learn that maybe, just maybe, using tequila to soothe a child's sore tooth and whiskey to settle ...

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Paul Vato sits down (not on the toilet) and chats with comedian Ben Morrison. Ben has been doing stand up comedy for over 20 years and has discovered the importance of social media to help him land branding deals with major companies. Ben can also fully produce your next stand up comedy special for Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and all of the other streaming services. Paul and Ben also chat about what it was like studying with William H. M...

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Andrew Roffe answers the most important question on Paul, and everybody else's mind, "why are you gay?" We also find out what it's like touring the country in a 14 seater van and opening for viral internet comedic sensation, Wisconsin's Charlie Berens. Even though this episode came in a little late for Pride month we still delve in to Andrew Roffe's personal life, even going as far as using this platform to ...

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Do you dream of leaving the rat race behind and hitting the road in a tiny home? Today we meet Artisan Josh who spent decades in prison and now roams the country in his tiny home inspiring and motivating others to do the same. We get to hear about the incredible tiny home communities that are sprouting up around the United States and get a sneak peak into the tiny home festivals happening all over. Van life forever!

Artisan Josh is...

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In a world of increasing polarization, Kelly Leonard is working to bridge the divide and bring people together by teaching the power of improv. In this episode you will learn:

1. The importance of play, especially as we get older.
2. The power of "Yes, And" to create agreement and understanding.
3. The importance of a shared humanity that includes people who may not think or vote like we do.

"The world we live in right ...

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Paul Vato reconnects with his old pal from Chicago, Jonathan Pitts, an award-winning international improv theatre artist and storyteller who has performed and/or taught in 26 countries and 98 cities. They discuss the early days of Salsation, the world's first Latino improv and sketch comedy group and what it's like to travel the world teaching and doing improv. Jonathan reminds us the importance of saying "yes, and"...

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Clayton Farris joins Paul Vato to discuss his journey from Dallas, Texas to Hollywood and what it's like to be a working actor in Hollywood. We discuss whether it is easier to date men or women and who it's easier to have sex with. Another deep dive into the wonderful world of working actors. 

Clayton Farris is an actor, writer and social media influencer who hangs his hat in the Silverlake neighborhood of Los Angeles, CA.

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Lisa Kaye Jennings, the voice of Lila Rossi and Cat Noir on Nickelodeon and Paramount Plus, joins Paul Vato and discusses what it like being a working voice actor in Hollywood today. We also get to hear some of her favorite characters that she voices. Thank you for tuning in.

Lisa Kay Jennings is an American Voice Actress best known for her work as Lila Rossi on Miraculous Ladybug and Cat Noir.

She's currently voicing Gina Hemp...

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Paul Vato had the privilege of sitting down with an old friend from The Second City in Chicago. They discuss the differences between improv and stand up as well as reminisce about Paul Vato's strange dieting habits.

Jim is a native of Illinois who spent some time in Chicago performing in theater and studying improv.

Jim has appeared in Weeds, The Thundermans & Black Monday with Regina Hall.

Look for Jim in the Netflix limit...

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Paul had the amazing opportunity to chat with Joe Ucar. We chat about Jose's worldly travels and the importance of making deep meaningful connections with your audience. Jose also implores us to share our personal stories because you never know who you might be able to positively help by putting your story out in the world. We also discuss what it's like for Latinos living in the UK.

Jose Ucar helps business owners and peop...

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Yoshua Greenfield writes books and creates things about living life via truth, nature, music, food, and his bare feet. He talks to us about how he discovered the joys of walking, hiking, running and dancing barefoot and learned to love his feet.

Rather than tout his "accolades", Yoshua's actions speak louder than words. For the last many years he has been acting as a guide, supporting others to pull back the mask of fea...

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Paul Vato sits down with Lauren Lox and chat about her journey as an actor, director and producer and what motivates her to continue creating and producing her own projects in Austin, Texas. We also discuss her difficult LGBTQIA2S+ origin story and what it's like to live in Texas as a "closeted hippie"!

Lauren Lox is a filmmaker based in Austin, TX. While primarily an actor, she’s also written, directed and produced...

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Lincoln Hoppe, Film & Voice Actor, Improv Teacher, Musician & Gamer chats with Paul Vato about the direct impact that improv has had is his very successful acting career and why YOU should also be studying improv. We also discuss his improv teaching program and masterclass available at ImprovWizards.com which he teaches with his friend and fellow improv master, Eric Artell.


Paul Vato is an on camera and voice actor, improv...

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Paul Vato had a chance to catch up with Steph Clark and talk about the LA comedy scenes as well as what it's like being married to fellow stand up comedian and improvisor, Tom Clark. 

Steph Clark described as "a rising star in the Los Angeles comedy scene," by the Pasadena Weekly. Her sarcastic absurdity leaves a lasting impression. She was featured in the Bellflower Comedy Fest, Pubs and Paws Brew Fest, and in the Semi...

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Paul Vato and Brandee Stilwell, comedic actor and author of DC's Sasquatch Detective, chat about her time working at MADtv, Family Guy and many other comedic shows of the last decade. She shares with us some incredible stories about Ron Jeremy, Gene Simmons, Betty White and Seth MacFarlane! Make sure to pick up her hilarious book of true stories, None of this is Going According to Plan, you won't be disappointed.  

Born and...

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Paul Vato had the amazing opportunity to chat with the very inspirational and motivational actor and podcaster, Amber Wegner.

Amber Wegner is an award winning actor and producer based out of Los Angeles, California. Born and raised in Sacramento CA, she knew at a young age, after her first visit to the backlot tour at Universal Studios, that she belonged in Los Angeles.

She moved to LA at 28 years old to start her career in film an...

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Today we chat with Magical Katrina and discuss her meteoric rise in the world of magic and clowning. We discuss how the pandemic changed how magic is performed and ways for artists to make a living. We also chat about her recent appearance on Penn and Teller's Fool Us television show. Besides showing us her feet, Magical Katrina is also kind enough to share her measurements with us!

Katrina Kroetch has performed her unique blen...

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Paul Vato and Eric Artell discuss the importance of studying improvisational comedy, not just for acting but for relationships, business and life in general. We chat about working for America's Funniest Videos: Prank Academy and what it's like to be a working actor in Hollywood. Come learn the power of "Yes, and"!

Eric Artell is an actor, comedian, and host from New Jersey. 

After studying Economics, the acting bug ...

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I had the distinct honor of sitting down with this very inspirational and knowledgable young lady, who discussed her career as an actor and director and now a social media maven. By just implementing some of her recommendations you will definitely see a growth in your social media presence.

Natalya is a full-time actress, influencer, 6 figure entrepreneur, and director at just 20 years old.

She has worked on some major shows such a...

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