Today Brett is joined by the delightful Colin Mochrie, from the Emmy Nominated Improv Show, 'Whoes Line Is It Anyway."
In the episode they chat his new online show with co-star Brad Sherwood, "Stream of Consciousness" early days with second city, the art of improv, how everyone hates the "Hoedown" sketch, doing bits at home with his wife while doing dishes and much more.
Darren Prince is a sports and celebrity agent who, at the age of 14, founded a mail order company selling baseball cards and traveling around the country participating in trade shows.
Darren is a true entrepreneur as he has been able to continuously reinvent himself and significantly grow his business over the years. He has been featured in outlets such as Your World With Neil Cavuto, The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch, CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360, Hannity & Colmes, ESPN, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, New York Post, USA Today, Forbes’ Sports Money, On the record with Greta Van Susteren, Howard Stern radio, CNBC The Closing Bell and a variety of others for his marketing expertise.
On the show today Brett chats with producer for Carolla Digital Chris Laxamana. He currently produces five of the shows on the network, along with his own podcast, "WATERCOOLER", which he produces after hours, when his done with everything else! Not to mention, he is a super talented musician. and has an album out titled, "Front of House Presents Chris Laxamana."
In this episode we talk about how you pivot a major podcasting network, two days after the stay at home order is issued, how to manage multiple shows, putting out fires, and making sure everything goes off with out a hitch. Impostor syndrome, dealing with critics, not believing bad press, and how to be confident in high pressure situations and much more!
You can learn more about Chris, his podcast, and what life is like at Carolla Digital and more.
Ric Flair (WWE Legend)
Tommy Davidson (Comedian)
Casey Jost (Impractical Jokers)
Steve Byrne (Comedian)
Lisa Lampanelli (Comedian)
Greg Proops (Comedian)
Eric Stolhanske (Actor/Broken Lizard)
Ralph Tresvant (New Edition)
Lee Greenwood (Singer)
Tim Gunn (Actor/Fashion Icon)
Mario Van Peebles (Actor)
Rob Paulsen (Voice Actor)
Eric Roberts (Actor)
Jamie Kennedy (Actor)
DB Sweeney (Actor)
Stacey Dash (Actor/Clueless)
Captain Sandy Yawn (Below Deck Bravo TV)
William Hung (American Idol)
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Great Show and Host
Brett really cares about bringing great guests and topic to the Open Mic Podcast. I was honored to be a guest and recommend checking it out if you care about "INTERESTING" convos with interesting people!
LauraSpetersen via Apple Podcasts ·United States of America ·06/06/2019
It's a huge compliment with podcast hosts recommend OTHER podcasts to their listeners. Brett Allan's, The Open Mic Podcast, gets recommended frequently by fellow hosts. He researches his guests and never asks the same, short bio, type questions.
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Great Topics and Guests
I love this show and the amazing guests. Such great content and tips that have helped me in my business. So binge-worthy! I can’t wait for the next episode.
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Brett Brings out the Best in Business
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Jason Linett via Apple Podcasts ·United States of America ·01/21/2019
Rare find for those who are looking. So much better than listening to silly ol’ music. Brett has guests that go off topic to give you value in droves. Your ears, and your results will thank you.
ChaseHughes via Apple Podcasts ·United States of America ·01/16/2019
Upbeat & Sincere
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RKJonesFL via Apple Podcasts ·United States of America ·01/15/2019
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