The Interesting Podcast (with Brian Ballance)

The Interesting Podcast (with Brian Ballance)

The Interesting Podcast is a show where Brian Ballance has a conversation with someone whom he finds interesting.

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July 23, 2021 74 min
This episode is with Keythe Farley! We talk about playing trombone growing up, where his interest in entertainment started, why talent outweighs who you know, our favorite nuggets of wisdom, his FANTASTIC podcast and SO MUCH MORE! Follow Keythe! Instagram: @keythefarley Twitter: @faronear www.keythefarley.com Check out LIVE FROM THE LOUNGE with Keythe Farley: https://open.spotify.com/show/1tMpjVHdCIiHTfdQkWFeja Follow B...
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This episode is with one of my closest friends and ROCKSTAR Slim Gillian! We talk about how we met in a gas station, moving around as a kid, learning music at a young age, celebrating your wins, forgiving your failures, his upcoming tour and so much more! Follow Slim on Instagram/Twitter: @Slimtronic5k Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/slimtronic5k www.slimtronic5000.com Help support his upcoming tour here: https://www.gofun...
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July 12, 2021 73 min
This episode is the return of Danica Rockwood! We talk about how she chooses her characters, navigating how to be creative and still pay your bills, the ins-and-outs of her multiple platforms, how fast "sudden" really is and SO MUCH MORE! Follow Danica on Twitter: @ODanicaRockwood Instagram: @Danica_Rockwood Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DanicaRockwoodOfficial Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/danicarockwood Patr...
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June 11, 2021 75 min
This episode is with the incredibly talented Tara Platt! We talk about her going to 14 schools growing up, how she wanted to be a neurosurgeon, working on soap operas, her first VO gig, getting to work with her husband, the importance of finishing your projects and MUCH more! Follow Tara on Twitter/Instagram: @taraplatt and at www.taraplatt.com Keep up with her latest projects at https://monkeymayhemhub.com Follow Brian on T...
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May 21, 2021 70 min
This episode is with Marcello Haynes! We talk about driving from Florida to Rhode Island, how he became a gondolier, the technique of rowing a gondola, what it's like being a small business owner, how he was once a high school physics teacher, what brought him to Naples and SO MUCH MORE! Follow Marcello on Instagram: @matthewmarcello / @LaGondolaNaples / @LaGondolaProv Follow Brian on Twitter/Instagram: @JediB...
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May 18, 2021 67 min
This episode is with Bob Bergen! We talk about having a dream of playing Porky Pig since he was 5, getting to see Mel Blanc work, being a tour guide at Universal, getting help from a squirrel, opening for Kenny Rogers, playing No-Face and SO MUCH MORE! Follow Bob on Twitter: @BobBergen Instagram: @bergen.bob www.bobbergen.com Follow Brian on Twitter/Instagram: @JediBrian www.brianballance.com
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May 14, 2021 101 min
This episode is with the POWERFUL Alex McKenna! We talk about her being from LA, studying neuroscience, getting a scar from a kangaroo, being starstruck on Legend of Korra, what it means to go "full Sadie" and MUCH more! Follow Alex on: Instagram: @maxmagpie Twitter: @MsAlexMcKenna Follow Brian on: Instagram/Twitter: @JediBrian and at www.brianballance.com Follow The Interesting Podcast on Twitter: @PodOf...
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May 11, 2021 111 min
This episode is with the delightful Earl T. Kim! We talk about his history with glitter, how an instructor changed his life, auditioning for a teacher in Russia, his beautiful short film Han, playing Norio in Ghost of Tsushima and so much more! Follow Earl on Twitter: @earlofsammich Instagram: @fyrestorm Twitch.tv/earlofsammitch Watch Han on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Han-Earl-T-Kim/dp/B08CZ4J3GP Follow Brian on In...
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May 7, 2021 65 min
This episode is with one of my new favorite people, the incredibly talented and hilarious, Yuri Lowenthal! We talk about traveling the world, knowing multiple languages, living in Japan, how D&D made him a better person, how he got into voiceover, his new show Orbital Redux and SO MUCH MORE! Follow Yuri on Instagram/Twitter: @YuriLowenthal Check out the trailer for his new show, Orbital Redux: vimeo.com/513085307 Check o...
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April 30, 2021 93 min
This episode is with event coordinator and MASTER LIBRARIAN Daniel Kennedy! We talk about him going to school for history, how he got into art, what goes into planning big events, designing the Ahsoka jersey, his love of the LFC, his frenchie Miles and SO MUCH MORE! Follow Daniel on Twitter: @DanielKennedyDK Instagram: @danielkennedy Twitch: Twitch.tv/TL_DK Follow Brian on Twitter/Instagram: @JediBrian and at www.bria...
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April 23, 2021 102 min
This episode is with actor/writer/director Justin Taite! We talk about how martial arts helped his acting, learning Stella Adler's technique, how he makes his TikTok videos, the research that goes into his projects, making The Awful Kind and so much more! Follow Justin on TikTok/Instagram/Twitter: @JustinTaite Check out The Awful Kind: https://vimeo.com/364185590 Follow Brian on Twitter/Instagram: @JediBrian or at ww...
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April 16, 2021 60 min
This episode is with Jeffrey Pierce! We talk about rebuilding motorcycles, learning things the hard way, being nominated for a BAFTA, his writing process for The Reckoning series, breaking down Tommy from The Last of Us and MUCH more! Follow Jeffrey on Twitter: @pierce_jeffrey Instagram: @jeffreypierce71 Learn more about his books at www.thereckoningseries.com Follow Brian on Twitter/Instagram/Everything: @JediBrian...
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April 2, 2021 66 min
This episode is with the INCREDIBLE Greg Baldwin! We talk about his love of Disney, working on the movie credits for Marvel's Phase 2, how a 17th birthday gift came full circle, getting the role of Iroh and Aku, his Tera Sinube theory and SO MUCH MORE! Follow Greg on Twitter/Instagram: @GregBaldwinIroh Cameo: https://www.cameo.com/newaku Follow Brian on Twitter/Instagram/Everything: @JediBrian or at www.brianballance...
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March 19, 2021 138 min
This episode is with Tohoru Masamune! We talk about him graduating from MIT, how his education influenced his acting pursuits, introducing the totem in Inception, learning Shredder's speech in English And Japanese for TMNT, basing some characters on his family, auditioning for Ghost of Tsushima on crutches and SO MUCH MORE! Follow Tohoru! Instagram/Twitter: @tohorumasamune Follow Brian! Instagram/Twitter/Everything: ...
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March 12, 2021 117 min
This episode is with my good friend Callie Wills! We talk about her love of theatre, how she got into voiceover, making her own stuff, inspiring each other to chase our dreams, the different projects we've worked on together, her latest audio project DEPARTURE and so much more! Follow Callie on Instagram: @calliewills_va Twitter: @Callie_Forney Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4O6dXKiu46y5Zdpp6DIBzQ Follow ...
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February 26, 2021 66 min
This episode is with the hilarious and talented Casey Hamilton! We talk about him surviving the snowstorms in Texas, becoming a teacher at a school he used to attend, starting on TikTok, his process for making his videos, the importance of acknowledging creator burnout and so much more! Follow Casey on TikTok: @MrHamilton Instagram: @chsteakhouse Follow Brian on Twitter/Instagram: @JediBrian or at www.brianballance.c...
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February 19, 2021 100 min
This episode is with my friend Kristina Morss! We talk about her growing up playing a bunch of sports and instruments, how dangerous she is with a ball, starting college at 13, how she got into sound production, The Closing Credits podcast and SO MUCH MORE! Follow Kristina on Instagram and Twitter: @kristinamorss Her website: www.kristinamorss.com Follow The Closing Credits Podcast on Instagram and Twitter: @closingcred ...
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February 5, 2021 84 min
This episode is with my new friend Joe Perez! We talk about how he got into stunts, what a stunt rigger actually does, how a casket tried to kill him, a time he got a burrito from Jackie Chan, his favorite episode worked on of The Mandalorian and SO MUCH MORE! Follow Joe on Instagram: @ninjoeperez Follow Brian on Twitter/Instagram/Everything: @JediBrian or at www.brianballance.com Follow The Interesting Podcast on Twitte...
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January 29, 2021 67 min
This episode is with Jason Paige! We talk about him growing up singing, when his love of performing started, how he came to sing the Pokémon theme song, what that process was like, advice for pursuing success and SO MUCH MORE! Follow Jason on Instagram: @jasonpaige Twitter: @jasonpaigeshow Facebook: Facebook.com/jasonpaigeshow Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2XYGW_iC8xtSgV_xdQRc6A Website: www.jasonpaige.com F...
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January 27, 2021 68 min
This episode is with filmmakers Matthew Pye and Joshua Mitton! We talk about where their interest in filmmaking started, making several short films together, what their process is from idea to screen, learning the business side of the film industry and much more! Check out their new movie concrete_savanna available on VOD everywhere February 2nd! Follow Matt on Instagram: @psychedelic_hemingway Follow Josh on Instagram: @...
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