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Fascination Street

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    Chelsey Weber Smith - Poet / Podcast Host (American Hysteria)

    20 MAY. 2024 · Chelsey Weber Smith Take a walk with me down Fascination Street as I get to know Chelsey Weber Smith. Chelsey is the host of the amazingly popular podcast American Hysteria. In this episode, we chat about why they got a master's degree in poetry, and how that specific degree helps in their current career. We also get into the pitfalls of running a small business and how to avoid some of them. Next up, we jump into the podcasting world. We discuss their first foray into podcasting with the Behind True Crime podcast, and some of the struggles associated with that particular venture. I pry a bit into Chelsey's personal life; asking questions about being in a cult as a younger person, and what something like that does to a person's mental health. We discuss all kinds of things including: EST, Erhard Seminars Training, The Mayan Apocalypse, Ramtha, The Ramtha School of Enlightenment, JZ Knight, and Patty Hearst; before finally getting to Chelsey's podcast. American Hysteria is a podcast that covers everything from: the Beanie Babies craze, haunted dolls, moral panics, urban legends, conspiracy theories, and the 12 ft Home Depot Skeleton, to the popularity of streaking in 1974. Naturally we talk about the first time I streaked! Check out American Hysteria wherever you get podcasts, and don't forget to join their Patreon for some super dope exclusive content!
    51m 8s
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    Joseph Millson - Actor / Writer / Producer / Author - (Signs of Life ) / (War Blade)

    13 MAY. 2024 · Joseph Millson Take a walk with me down Fascination Street as I get to know Joseph Millson. Joseph is an actor, a writer, a producer, and a poet. In this episode, we chat about how he came to be an actor, and some of the projects he has worked on, including Dragonheart, War Blade, The Amateur, and the forthcoming Signs of Life. We also touch on his writing career; which spans short films, feature films, and a memoir recounting stories from the first 10 years of his acting career. Naturally we discuss his lovely wife Sarah Jane Potts; and how she wins household arguments. Lastly, I dive into his recent short film called "Care (4k)" and he answers some questions that have been nagging me about it. All along the way, we talk about: the Rotic R, Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, poetry, whether Adolph Hitler was a Taurus in the Year of the Tiger, and a couple of characters called "Buck" & "Quid". Be sure to check out Joseph's book "Work - And Other Four Letter Words" available on Amazon. (Sometimes he puts the e-book on sale!)
    45m 49s
  • Landon Bryant - Pop Culturalist / Social Media Sensation (Landon Talks / Landon Talks A Lot)

    6 MAY. 2024 · Landon Bryant Take a walk with me down Fascination Street as I get to know Landon Bryant. Better known on Instagram & Tik Tok as LANDON TALKS, and You Tube as LANDONTALKSALOT; Landon gained worldwide fame and attention as the ever cheery and inspiring face (and voice) of modern Southern culture. In this episode, Landon sits down with me to chat about his growing up in Laurel, Mississippi before becoming an elementary art teacher. Having fallen in love with teaching ALL subject with an artistic bent, everything changed when the 2019 Covid pandemic took hold. Landon's wife inspired him to share his extremely Southern stories, vocabulary, and charm with his 2k or so Instagram followers. Not lang after discussing 'Wal Mart High School', Landon Talks started to gain some momentum. As of now, his eye popping 420 THOUSAND followers on Instagram and over 100 THOUSAND followers on Tik Tok hang on Landon's every word. Excited to get the next dose of Southern hospitality, and verve! Landon explains how fast all of this happened, and some of the big named celebrities that have reached out to comment, or just say 'hi'. The likes of Jennifer Garner, and Miranda Lambert have praised his videos; and he even tells me the celebrity that followed him and sent Landon into a literal panic attack! What would he do if Oprah or Dolly reached out as a result of his show? We discuss it! Finally, LANDON TALKS a bit about his upcoming book, a potential TV thing, and some of his epic branding partnerships! Follow him everywhere and tell him you heard him on Fascination Street!
    57m 35s
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    Rudy Pavich - Comedian / Podcaster / Video & Graphics Producer

    29 ABR. 2024 · Rudy Pavich Take a walk with me down Fascination Street as I get to know Rudy Pavich. Born and raised in Hibbing, Minnesota, Rudy SHOULD have been a roofer; as his family owns a roofing company. Rudy decided to go another route. Spending 23 years in the radio business, he had a life changing event in his immediate family; then took a break. That break afforded Rudy the opportunity to focus his passion in another direction....... stand up comedy. In this episode, we chat about how and why he decided to become a comic, we discuss his time in radio a bit, and then we discuss some of the big breaks that have come his way. Rudy is also a film maker with a couple of short films under his belt; one of them having won the prestigious 'Louis Anderson Award' at the Minnesota Film Festival. This was the final film selected by Louis before his passing. Of course I take this chance to pitch my short film idea to Rudy, which he graciously plays along with. Rudy gives most of the credit for his growing fan base and various opportunities to fellow comedian Adam Ray, for inspiring and lending a helping hand. I ask Rudy to tell me more about his video editing & graphic production with Adam Ray, Adam Carolla, Meghan Trainor, and others. Some big opportunities have come his way, and Rudy was ready and eager to meet those head on. We touch a bit on his podcast 'A Long Walk to Cleveland'; which is currently on hiatus. Rudy is currently touring his stand up with various other well known comedians, so be sure to check RudyPavichComedy.com for tour dates near you, and tell him you heard him on Fascination Street Podcast! Special thanks to Lori Fetrick (Ice, from American Gladiators) for helping make this happen.
    56m 33s
  • Chris Weatherman - Author (The Survivalist Series) / Podcaster (Angry American Nation)

    22 ABR. 2024 · Chris Weatherman Take a walk with me down Fascination Street, as I get to know Chris Weatherman. Chris is well known in the Survivalist & preparedness communities. He is also a super successful author; penning both The Survivalist Series (Going Home) and The Charlie's Requiem series, and the host of the popular podcast Angry American Nation; which covers civil unrest in various countries around the world, as well as provides tips and skills to help keep you off the grid, and more self sufficient. In this episode, we chat about his early life and careers, before diving into what made him become an author, and why he chose to live and write in the survivalist space. He shares a couple of tips on how to be better prepared for natural disasters, and local civil unrest; if that day comes. He explains why it is important to be prepared to provide for yourself and your loved ones. Chris also shares his thoughts on hurricane preparedness, and names an item or two that every person should have at the ready. Be sure to check out his books in The Survivalist Series; with Exploring Home as the newest release. You can also subscribe to his podcast Angry American Nation for fun stories and tips on how to survive any crazy stuff that may happen.
    30m 44s
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    Michael Lukk Litwak - Writer / Director (Molli and Max in the Future)

    15 ABR. 2024 · Michael Lukk Litwak Take a walk with me down Fascination Street as I get to know Michael Lukk Litwak. Michael is the writer & director of the new science fiction romantic comedy (sci-fi-rom-com); Molli and Max in the Future. This film stars Zosia Mamet and Aristotle Athari, and debuted at the SXSW film festival. In this episode, we chat about shat made Michael want to become a filmmaker, and why he chose to study at NYU Tisch. Then we get into his film making career. He started with several short films before his first feature film, Molli and Max in the Future. Michael shares some of his behind the scenes process with regard to some of the practical effects used in this fantasy space love story. Michael also lets us in on a little secret about putting the final touches on the film just days before its SXSW debut. Of course I ask him how Zosia and Aristotle came to be in the picture, and what he hopes this inventive film will do for his career going forward. Be sure to check out Molli and Max in the Future, streaming everywhere!
    38m 24s
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    Jeff Leach - Comedian / Voice Over / DJ / Podcaster / Entertainer

    8 ABR. 2024 · Jeff Leach Take a walk with me down Fascination Street as I get to know Jeff Leach. Jeff is a comedian, voice over actor, DJ, presenter, podcaster, and entertainer. In this episode, we chat about how he came to be all of those things. He shares stories from his DJ-ing days and we talk a bit about his voice over career; including his stint as GHOST on Call of Duty. We also get into his British & Romanian parents and influences, before we jump into his microdosing experiences. Jeff is very candid about his mental health struggles, including an attempt to take his own life several years ago. I ask him about his podcast: "Comic Cougar Convo" with co-host Cherie DeVille, and some of the work he does with Warrior Transition Outdoors, and other veterans organizations. I tell him the starfish parable, and we discuss the pertinence of that story in today's culture. Finally, we talk about his You Tube comedy special called "Jeff Leach Presents A Comedy Spectacular. (Free on YT). Jeff also tells me a bit about his new channel on You Tube called "An Evolution of Man", and what he hopes to accomplish with it. I say it at the top of the show, but special thanks to Lori Fetrick (Ice from American Gladiators) for helping make this episode possible. Go check out Jeff's podcast, You Tube channel, voice over projects, and his comedy spectacular.
    41m 7s
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    Hank Garrett - Actor (Car 54 Where Are You? / Three Days of the Condor / G.I. Joe)

    1 ABR. 2024 · Hank Garrett Take a walk with me down Fascination Street as I get to know Hank Garrett. Hank grew up in the rough streets of Harlem in the 1940's & 1950's. During that time he watched schoolmates die, or go to prison. Then Willie Bryant "The Mayor of Harlem" stepped in; introduced Hank to Sammy Davis Jr, and everything changed. After that, Hank began his careers in Stand up comedy, professional wrestling, martial arts, and eventually acting. In this episode we chat about his journey From Harlem Hoodlum, To Hollywood Heavyweight. That also hapoens to be the title of his new book. Hank shares stories about working with: Benny The Jet Urquidez, Sammy Davis Jr, Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, Dean MArtin, Buddy Hackett, Chuck Norris, Jerry Lewis Al Lewis, David Frost, and Robert Redford. Fun behind the scenes tales about 'Car 54 Where Are You?', 'Three Days of the Condor', 'That Was The Week That Was', and 'G.I.Joe'. Hank still won't name the New York mobster that gave him his first gun, or the Cosa Nostra that elped out his mom on some interesting occasions. Make sure you check out his book, and get the rest of the amazing accounts of Hank being the very first white comedian to play The Apollo Theater, touring as Tony Bennett's opener, getting kicked out of The Actors Studio, and how he repaid Robert Redford for keeping Hank from going blind!  Special thanks to mutual friends Kat & Clint Howard for connecting Hank & me for this conversation. Follow Hank on social media: Twit: @MrHankGarrett Insta: @Mr_Hank_Garrett FB: Hank Garrett
    1h 4m 57s
  • Shawn's Picks #21 Sammi Haney Returns

    29 MAR. 2024 · Shawn's Picks: Sammi Haney Returns! Hey Streetwalkers. THANK YOU SO MUCH for inspiring me to get to 400 episodes! As you may have guessed; lm taking March "off" from releasing new episodes. HOWEVER; all month long, l will be releasing some of my wife's very favorite episodes, in a "Best Of" style. So expect a re-release of an older favorite every weekday; with an all new intro from my wife, explaining why she chose each specific episode. Keep in mind that these are in no particular order, and l'll be back in April with all new episodes. Like, follow, subscribe and tell a friend! -Steve Owens Fascination Street Podcast Sammi Haney RETURNS! THIS IS PART OF MY RAISING DION SEASON 2 WEEK-LONG PODCASTING EVENT Take a walk with me down Fascination Street as I get to know even more about return guest Sammi Haney. This is Sammi's second appearance on the show, and she holds the record for being the youngest guest ever to appear on Fascination Street Podcast. Sammi is an actress and inspiration. She plays Esperanza on Netflix's Raising Dion, which just released their second season. In this episode we chat about Sammi, Ja'Siah (Dion), and Gavin (Johnathan) playing on the set, and getting up to shenanigans when they aren't working. We also talk about how much she is looking forward to season two. Sammi tells us how she spent her Covid, about some recent surgeries, and her new pet! We also have some laughs about how much fun it is to work on Raising Dion and to be best friends with the other kids on the show. I mean they all play Minecraft together! Obviously there are no spoilers for season two; but go back and watch season one if you haven't. Special thanks to Sammi's parents Matt and Priscilla for once again making this happen. Follow Sammi on social media: Insta: @SammiHaney FB: Disability Shirts
    37m 14s
  • Shawn's Picks #20 Ja'Siah Young

    28 MAR. 2024 · Shawn's Picks: Ja'Siah Young. Hey Streetwalkers. THANK YOU SO MUCH for inspiring me to get to 400 episodes! As you may have guessed; lm taking March "off" from releasing new episodes. HOWEVER; all month long, l will be releasing some of my wife's very favorite episodes, in a "Best Of" style. So expect a re-release of an older favorite every weekday; with an all new intro from my wife, explaining why she chose each specific episode. Keep in mind that these are in no particular order, and l'll be back in April with all new episodes. Like, follow, subscribe and tell a friend! -Steve Owens Fascination Street Podcast Ja'Siah Young. THIS IS PART OF MY RAISING DION SEASON 2 WEEK-LONG PODCASTING EVENT Take a walk with me down Fascination Street as I get to know actor Ja'Siah Young. Ja'Siah is a ten-year-old actor who stars in the hit Netflix show Raising Dion (now in it's second season). In this episode, Ja'Siah and I chat about what made him want to become an actor, what he wants to be when he grows up, and what it feels like to be the lead character of a show at such a young age. He tells us how he spent his time during Covid, and how he likes to spend his time when he isn't working. This episode is part of my week long special podcast event focusing on the release of Season 2 of Raising Dion. Make sure you catch all 5 episodes in the series! Catch Raising Dion on Netflix (OUT NOW!) Follow Ja'Siah on social media: Twit: @Ja'SiahYoung Insta: @Ja'SiahYoungOfficial FB: Ja'Siah Young TikTok: Ja'SiahYoungOfficial and his YouTube channel: Ja'Siah Young
    28m 10s

Fascinating People, Fascinating stories. If you're like me, you love to find out how people got to where they are in life, what makes them tick, some of their hurdles,...

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Fascinating People, Fascinating stories.
If you're like me, you love to find out how people got to where they are in life, what makes them tick, some of their hurdles, and what made them think they could do it.
If so, then join me every Monday as I 'take a walk down Fascination Street' and get to know the stories behind people from every walk of life. "Streetwalkers" include: actors, authors, directors, musicians, pop culture icons, social activists, athletes, screenwriters, comedians, artists, podcasters, CEO's, and even an astronaut!
New episodes every Monday, and sometimes a bonus one too!
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