Uncontained

Uncontained

Welcome to Uncontained hosted by Aaron Static Render! Sit in on conversations with individuals in entertainment, discover new artists, and hear interesting stories along with advice from entertainers at all levels of "Making it." Find out about the successes, failures, struggles and sacrifices that each guest has faced and how they live Uncontained no matter what life throws at them. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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September 24, 2020 31 min

Actress Melissa Celikovic joins me this week on Uncontained all the way from Normandy, France. I first found out about Melissa when I was prepping for an interview with Filmmaker Antonio C.T. Melissa wrote and starred in a short film called Résilience that Antonio shot and directed. I'm excited to finally be able to talk to her about the film, meaning behind it, and the awards that it has won.


Congratulations to both Melissa a...

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Join the conversation as we revisit episode 13 of Uncontained. The original episode first aired on May 10, 2016 then with Program Director and on air personality at Lansing Michigan's WQHH Power 96.5, Big D Don Black. Don started doing radio when he was 16 years old. He has worked as an on air personality in just about every radio format besides country. With years of experience, Don has some great advice for both aspiring DJ&#...

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This week I talk to they guys from Badgering the Hawkeye podcast, Brian Marshall and Mine Thomas, both radio personalities who worked at a competing radiostation of the station I used to work at in Eastern Iowa. We talk about the friendly competition between us, the times where we got to work together, why they started up their podcast Badgering the Hawkeye.

Mike and Brian share how they got their start in radio, and what struggles ...

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Comedian Tom Garland Joins me to help ring in episode 200 of Uncontained! It's always great catching up with Tom and hearing his perspective as a comic of 10 years, a friend of the show since episode 1, and a friend from back in our Iowa days starting out. We

talk about how his work as a comedian has been affected by Covid. Tom was working on the Hilarious 7 shows regularly, he was also set to shoot a half hour special at the St...

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This week I talk to Priscilla Pfeiffer, a former Las Vegas dancer (think Cirque du Soleil, fire dancing, and snake charming--that kind of dancing!). Unfortunately, she had a forced career change due to a couple blown out knees. But being the type of person not to let fear scare her off (heck, she bought an 8' foot snake for her act before even touching a snake in real life!), it's no surprise that she didn't let the fea...

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This week I talk to musician Sylvan De La Cruz on Uncontained. We talk about how Sylvan he met his music mentor HB Barnum. who was Aretha Franklin's music director for over 20 years as well as Ray Charles'. HB Barnum is a behind the scenes legend as well, at both Motown and Capital Records, and has worked with such artists as Barry White, Lou Rawls, Brian Wilson and even toured with the Beatles before they were a house hold...

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Langley McArol joins me on Uncontained to talk about how he is handling quarantine. These 'Uncontained from containment' episodes have been really fun because you never know where things will go when people aren't able to work on any projects. For some reason they have been longer than the average Uncontained interviews normally are, but that's just how the conversations have been flowing. I had a great time talking...

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Musician Hauk Heidallsman, joins me on Uncontained to talk about his new solo album Red Tail Rising! This album came out in February and now that most of us are on an involuntary stay-cation, Hauk is using his time to work on his next album for his other band Black Hat Society. We talk about some of the challenges Hauk has come across recording his new album. we also discus what influenced and helped shape the his new album Red Tai...

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This week Sami Freeman joins me on Uncontained! We talk about how she is spending her self-quarantine, new music she is releasing every Friday, and the importance for a musician to be enrolled in ASCAP, or BMI. Make sure you follow Sami on Instagram @samifreemanmusic so you can catch Instagram live shows with her and other musicians, to help break the boredom of self-containment. Don't miss Sami's track Moments featurin...

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March 31, 2020 48 min

This week Brett Allan, host of the Open Mic podcast joins me on Uncontained. Fresh off a re-branding of his show. When you tune in to Open Mic, you will find yourself a fly on the wall listening to conversations with some extraordinary people that have reached high levels of success in their field, and no question is off-limits. Some of the guests you will near on his show are, Evan Carmichael, Susan C. Bennett (The original voice ...

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March 17, 2020 92 min

Antonio C.T. returns to Uncontained! We talk about two movies he shot and directed, "El Freeman" a feature film that recently got its theatrical release in Kazakhstan and will be distributed in the US later this year. Antonio also has a short film"Résilience" about a young woman's fight with depression, that has been taking film festivals by storm, including winning the AT&T Film awards.

We also talk about so...

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Check out vintage pantomime and magician, Chris Herren better know as Faust, on this weeks episode of Uncontained. Chris breaks his pantomime character as we talk about his on-stage persona Faust, and how he developed the character.


Chris is a member and Castle Knight at the world famous Magic Castle in Hollywood, he has also performed Jeff McBride's Wonderground in Las Vegas, won the grand prize on season 1 of Culture Clash Veg...

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February 18, 2020 53 min

3 piece metal band Karkaza is back on Uncontained. They first appeared the week of Valentines day 2 years ago, and they are working on their second album. we talk about the process of writing and recording. We also dive into some of their influences including the influence that people. It was great catching up with Karkaza and I am looking forward to their new album to be out. It's time to plug in your ear buds, this is how Kar...

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February 4, 2020 81 min

This weeks episode has been in the making for a while. Thanks to Comedian Tom Garland and filmmaker Joe Clarke who both played a big role in making the connection with my guest, WWE icon Rob Van Dam known to fans simply as RVD or "The Whole F@(king Show", right here on Uncontained! We talk about the movie/documentary "Headstrong" which took an unexpected turn during shooting. It was originally supposed to be abo...

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Welcome to the first Uncontained episode of 2020 and we are kicking the year of right. You have seen my guest on America's Got Talent, I am excited to have Oliver Graves the Goth Comedian join me. Of course we talk about his experience on AGT, but we also dive in to how he got started doing stand-up comedy. Oliver also shares some great advice about social media since he has been at it since the Myspace days. We also talk about...

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January 7, 2020 60 min

Happy New Year and welcome to 2020. This week on Uncontained we revisit episode 169 with Elaine Clark. Please enjoy, and I am looking forward to kicking off 2020 with more great guests.


This week I join my guest Elaine Clark, in her Voice One studio in San Francisco, CA. I met Elaine just over a month ago when recording the voices for a video game. (Not for an up coming game, or was just for fun and the experience.) If you recall a ...

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December 24, 2019 67 min

Welcome to Uncontained Merry Christmas and happy holidays. This week I talk to hip hop producer Dotwreck. He has been creating beats since the days of MSN and AOL instant messenger, and those chat rooms are a major reason why he got in to making beats. Dotwreck shares how he has made some of his most influential connections and explains how he keeps learning and expanding his knowledge and skills. In addition to producing beats Dot...

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December 10, 2019 69 min

This week I meet up with Nate Salman of the band Waterstrider, at Tiny Telephone Studio in San Francisco. I first heard of Waterstrider on Alt 105.3's show Soundcheck hosted by Aaron Axelson. Nate and I cover a wide range of subjects at times displaying a little ADD, but that helped bring up some interesting subject matter. We talk about discovering who you are and the evolution of one's self, the ups and downs of being sig...

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Filmmaker and CEO of Gratwick Productions, Kris Hulbert is a man on a mission to change the Hollywood model of film making. We talk about his fully transparent, ethical, audience owned studio Gratwick Productions, named after the part of of Buffalo, NY he is from. One thing that Kris wanted to make clear is when you buy in to Gratwick it is not just a donation like many kickstarter campaigns, you are actually buying stock in the co...

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This week singer Chris Lyric and producer Wisdumb join me on Uncontained. We discuss how they teamed up and talk about the EP they recorded together titled Creation. We also dive in to how they got their start in music and how Chris overcame obstacles such as stagefright and what he claims to be his biggest obstacle, himself. This is how Chris Lyric and Wisdumb live Uncontained!

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