What's Your Name Again? - with Kurt Caceres

What's Your Name Again? - with Kurt Caceres

Kurt Caceres brings on celebrity Actors, Directors, Athletes, Casting Directors, Writers, Surgeons, Psychologists, Musicians and more............. to take us down a raw and truthful journey into the dark hallways of the Hollywood machine. As an actor, Kurt worked many years to get to the top of the game, leading major network television shows and finding great success. Then because of inexperience and the power of ego, he lost it all and hit rock bottom. Now after a decade of fighting to make a return from the ashes, he feels it's his time to give back and teach others through his mistakes. From casting couches to backdoor deals, he reveals stories few have ever experienced. It's about overcoming life's obstacles and transcending to one's true potential

Episodes

December 1, 2021 61 min
There comes a time in one’s life when we all realize the importance of “saving the bees”. We see the true importance of life and leave behind the unnecessary attachments and unrealistic milestones. Alimi Ballard once again joins America’s Podcaster, Kurt Caceres, to talk about how the world teaches us to feel that we are always missing out on something. FOMO(Fear of Missing Out). All artists struggle with self doubt, something ...
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Alimi Ballard is Marcel Dumas on the hit show, Queen of the South, and currently can be seen on the new Peacock series, One of Us is Lying. He sits with America's Podcaster, Kurt Caceres, to help us understand the importance of "listening". Often times you'll hear couples in arguments and one always complains that their partner "never listens". Well it applies to real life, but even more to the craft of a...
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While he was at the top of his craft as an actor in Hollywood, he came up with an idea for a video game live streaming concept. He was shot down all over town and told "no one will ever watch people play video games". Well a few years later, the biggest live streaming conglomerate on the planet, Twitch, was launched to change the world forever. Brett Claywell once again sits with America's Podcaster, Kurt Caceres, to ...
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Most actors deep down hope they can play roles that have an impact on society, move people with emotion, and in the rare case, become part of something much bigger than all of us. Brett Claywell sits with America's Podcaster, Kurt Caceres, to share his experience as a heterosexual young man from the south, playing one of the first gay characters on television, performing the first gay love scene in history and winning a Daytim...
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Writers not only take us away from our reality and into imagination, but they educate, commentate and often prophesize the future. Directors like Steven Spielberg have been doing it in Hollywood for decades, forecasting a possible future world not to far off, that we all believe is inevitable. Rob Adetuyi is no different, sitting with America's Podcaster, Kurt Caceres, he describes in detail, the journey as a writer/director w...
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Rob Adetuyi grew up in a small mining town in Canada. His view of the country was much different than the rest of the world envisions, but that is what has made him a successful writer, director and storyteller in Hollywood. He sits with America's Podcaster, Kurt Caceres, to share his incredible journey from a small town blue collar labor union upbringing, to the big budget sets and walking the lots of the biggest film studio...
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Maya Stojan once was a member of the Swiss National Golf team before playing for her college in the United States. Her transition from athlete to actor is a recipe to learn from. She sits to share with America's Podcaster, Kurt Caceres, what she feels are the three things that are necessary to make it in Hollywood. She talks about the resurgence of older actors in TV and Film, because they bring substance as opposed to youth...
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It usually takes an actor 4 to 5 years to scratch the surface and make a mark in Hollywood. Maya Stojan was told she had literally one year to make it as an actor, or get deported. As an immigrant without the proper credentials, she tells America's Podcaster, Kurt Caceres, how she kept losing jobs she was chosen for, because she didn't yet have the proper work papers. But she hustled, found creative and bold ways to get ...
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This man has cut the biggest budget film trailers for many of our favorite movies. Names such as 300. Watchmen. Man of Steel. Justice League. Birds of Prey. Wonder Woman. A Star is Born. Joker. Sweeney Todd. X Men. The Great Gatsby. Aquaman. Harry Potter. His name is Chris St. Pierre, and he sits with America's Podcaster, Kurt Caceres, to teach us what goes on behind the scenes creating the trailers that are meant...
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Byron Lane was Carrie Fisher's personal assistant for many years. He got closer to her and experienced her intimate day to day life, like no other. He sits with America's Podcaster, Kurt Caceres, to share his journey, that of which is all detailed in his newly released book, A Star is Bored. His first encounter with her mother, Debbie Reynolds, he described her in real life, just as she was on screen, not an actor, but a...
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Here nick names for him were "Byronius" and "Cockring", as he became the personal assistant to one of the biggest Hollywood celebrities in the history of the world. Byron Lane sits with America's Podcaster, Kurt Caceres, to share and reveal never before heard stories from inside the life of Princess Leia herself, Carrie Fisher. He was just a simple southern boy chasing big dreams, and stumbled upon the biggest...
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Tha Don, Mr. Young Miller, explains to America's Podcaster, Kurt Caceres, about the importance of generational wealth for families and communities, as well as the difference between being rich and being wealthy. He's seen to many youngsters without the knowledge coming in fast making millions, then going out fast and losing it all. He says he doesn't like to roll 200 deep with an entourage, that's asking for trou...
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America's Podcaster, Kurt Caceres, sits with a musical legacy, part of a family of accomplished musicians that goes back generations from New Orleans. Young Miller is the nephew of award winning and multi-million album selling rapper Master P. Young Miller grew up around music in one of the most dangerous projects in the United States, called Calliope. By luck, chance and the grace of the universe, Young Miller had the oppor...
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"If I'm not directing, I can't even be on set, sets are boring" exclaims David Zucker, as he sits with America's Podcaster, Kurt Caceres, for the final part of the trilogy straight from his home in Brentwood, California. He talks about the luck it takes to make it in Hollywood. It's a fairy tale story about a young reader from a studio who passed on their now iconic projects, who just so happened to be at ...
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David Zucker grew up in a household surrounded by comedy. His Mother and Father both were witty and it passed down to him and his brother. America's Podcaster, Kurt Caceres, finds out first hand when they discover an Orange tree in David's back yard, and notice that all the Oranges have stickers on them, like they would at the grocery store. This is the kind of mind the Zuckers possess, to create cult classic films like ...
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No introduction to the man who grew up a die hard Green Bay Packers fan and was the product of a historic blizzard in 1947 Wisconsin is complete, without the mention of Airplane. David Zucker is part of the legendary trio who created the most classic and still to date, most comedic and creative film comedy franchise in the history of Hollywood. He opens up his residence in Brentwood, California to America's Podcaster, Kurt Ca...
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Miss Utah 2020 brings here encore performance to the studio with America's Podcaster, Kurt Caceres, and opens up raw and unfiltered about her bipolar disorder, bisexuality, and the multiple times she tried to take her own life. Growing up watching her father physically assault her mother, gave her PTSD and traumatized a young Rachel for life. She has had to work hard to understand how to have healthy romantic relationships as...
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Rachel Slawson just made history being crowned Miss Utah 2020 and the first openly bisexual woman to compete in the Miss USA Pageant. She graces the Provenance Room studio with America's Podcaster, Kurt Caceres, to share her long journey to the top, through abuse, suicide attempts, depression, PTSD and bipolar disorders. And of course, the arduous ride through the most prestigious pageant circuit in the world. She talks abou...
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April 22, 2021 38 min
Don Most sits with America's Podcaster, Kurt Caceres, to finish out the trilogy with a nice discussion about his new album and what it's like touring with his big band around the country. He says that collaborating on a song or album feels similar to collaborating as a director on a film. He also knows that his entire band are a team just like the entire crew on a film set should earn the same respect. Everyone are equal...
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Playing an iconic television character for multiple seasons makes an actor and their alter ego a house hold name and part of mainstream society, usually with a loyal and obsessive cult following. But with such success and fame, comes the curse of an actor often not being able to break from being known only as the character they so brilliantly created for so many years. Don Most, who played Ralph Malph on Happy Days, explains to ...
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