EP. 90 Brandon Stansell

October 12, 2018
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He's back! The man, the talent, the legend. He's in the martini lounge patio and we're excited to chat with him again. Last we had Brando Stansell on, he was releasing his single "Slow Down". Now he's released a single and video for "For You" featuring Eureka from RuPauls Drag Race. He's had a busy year and he sure isn't slowing down for anybody. Join the Martini Lounge this week for a chat on music, Palm Springs, and of course politica. If you want to know more about Brandon Stansell, visit him at www.brandonstansell.com.

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This episode is recorded and brought to you by The Sportsmens Lodge in Studio City. Located near Universal Hollywood Theme Park, it's a great location for your family vacation. With a pool, cafe, and beautiful outdoor patio, it's like Palm Springs in LA. Visit them at www.sportsmenslodge.com

EP. 89 Big Dipper

October 5, 2018
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This week in the lounge, Jonathan and Sergey welcom the semi-controversial, boundary pushing, hilarious artist - Big Dipper. You've probably seen his music video for "La Croix Boi" or any of the other sexy, body positive and exciting videos. With newly released album "Late Bloomer" we get a sneak peak into what makes this guy tick. We'll chat about everything from La Croix to rapping to ASL interpreters at concerts. The one thing we wont have in this episode? A dull moment.

Don't forget to check us out at www.jonathanandsergey.com and visit our Patreon to help support the show and get amazing perks. We can't make this show possible without the people who support us. www.patreon.com/jonathanandsergey

Special thanks to ES Audio Recording Studios in Glendale. This gem of a studio is a place to fall in love with and we sure did. With clients like Ariana Grande, Jessie J, to InkMonstarr and LuLu Beatz, they do it all. Two recording studios and an editing bay all in one place, it's no wonder their clients stick around. For more information visit www.esaudio.com or reach them at studio@esaudio.com

EP. 88 Donna Lynne Champlin

September 28, 2018
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Jonathan and Sergey are joined in the lounge by the amazing star of Crazy Ex Girlfriend on CW, Donna Lynne Champlin. From star on the stage and broadway to the cable boxes of America, she’s a fabulous performer and singer. She’s a vocalist like none other and puts on a show, no matter where she is. Now for her third time back on the Martini Lounge, she’s putting up with Jonathan and Sergey one more time for the final season of our beloved Crazy Ex Girlfriend. There’s plenty of laughs, jokes and of course some good questions called “Would you Rather”.

This episode is recorded and brought to you by The Sportsmens Lodge in Studio City. Located near Universal Hollywood Theme Park, it's a great location for your family vacation. With a pool, cafe, and beautiful outdoor patio, it's like Palm Springs in LA. Visit them at www.sportsmenslodge.com

EP. 87 Echo V

September 21, 2018
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Jonathan & Sergey have the pleasure of chatting with the very first openly all gay boy band Echo V. They're hitting the scene with original hits and a few mashups, captivating audences arcoess the nation. In this episode they've grabbed our attention as we chat about what it is to be the first openly gay boy band and what that means for their fans. Yes, they're talented, yes they're charming ans yes, you need to see their pictures. With a single out now called "Rainbow" and an album coming this month, there's a lot to come from this incredible vocal group. To find more and hear their single (and see their pictures) go to www.echovmusicofficial.com

Special thanks to ES Audio Recording Studios in Glendale. This gem of a studio is a place to fall in love with and we sure did. With clients like Ariana Grande, Jessie J, to InkMonstarr and LuLu Beatz, they do it all. Two recording studios and an editing bay all in one place, it's no wonder their clients stick around. For more information visit www.esaudio.com or reach them at studio@esaudio.com

EP. 86 Sue Kramer

September 14, 2018
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Jonathan and Sergey are joined by writer, director, producer Sue Kramer who is known for her festival darling “Gray Matters” which is in the top 10 gay and lesbian films on Netflix and her new company Connecting Dots Guru, which brands businesses through a film directors eye. This summer she teamed up with the Matthew Shepard Foundation to create the Erase Hate PSA as the launch of the Erase Hate Campaign. The campaign includes the production of Laramie:A Legacy, performing on September 24th at the Gerald W. Lynch theatre in NYC. We have important conversations about the 20th anniversary of Matthew Shepard, the Laramie projects as well as the Erase Hate campaign. Vist https://www.erasethehate.org/ for more information.

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EP. 85 Tuff Boys

September 7, 2018
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Jonathan and Sergey are joined in the lounge by three amazing, talented and unique men whose creativity is nothing short of hard hitting. Issac Himmelman, Ryan Harrington, and Brendan Ryan, the founders and creators of comedy troupe Tuff Boys and the brains behind 24 Hour Theatre in NYC and the award winning "The Brooklyn Moving Company". There will be laughter, tears (well talk of tears) and a deep connection to humanity you won't want to miss. And if you want more from Tuff Boys or to see their show go to www.tuffboys.xyz 

EP. 84 Zach Noe Towers

August 31, 2018
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Jonathan and Sergey are out on their favorite patio with very special guest Zach Noe Towers. From the mid-west to LA, this hilarious comedian has the journey to inspire many. Names by Time Out as comedian to watch in 2018, he's got the humor, charm and story to take him to the next level. We'll chat about writing, comedy, friendship, addiction and really anything we find just humorous in the moment. This is one of those true laugh out loud kind of episodes. And if you can't get enough of the fun and joy, follow Zach on his social media or go to his website www.zachnoetowers.com 

This episode is recorded and brought to you by The Sportsmens Lodge in Studio City. Located near Universal Hollywood Theme Park, it's a great location for your family vacation. With a pool, cafe, and beautiful outdoor patio, it's like Palm Springs in LA. Visit them at www.sportsmenslodge.com 

 

EP. 83 Damon L. Jacobs

August 24, 2018
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He's back. Damon L. Jacobs returns for his semi regular show on the Martini Lounge. Yes, he gives great sage advice. Yes he answers listeners questions. And yes we all have a great time! This episode is filled with laughter, culture references like none other and of course, relationship advice questions. 

Damon L. Jacobs is not only a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, PrEP warior and author of "Absolutely Shouldless" and "Rational Relating" but also a good friend of Jonathan and Sergey. He's an advocate for many and a friend to all. If you're interested in more of his work, visit his website www.damonljacobs.com

This episode is recorded and brought to you by The Sportsmens Lodge in Studio City. Located near Universal Hollywood Theme Park, it's a great location for your family vacation. With a pool, cafe, and beautiful outdoor patio, it's like Palm Springs in LA. Visit them at www.sportsmenslodge.com 

EP. 82 Tom Goss

August 17, 2018
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Tom Goss is in the lounge and he's got a very special treat for you and for us. HE'S PERFORMING LIVE! Yes, one of Jonathan's favorite songs is recorded live for this episode. We'll chat with him before and after about his creative process, body image and as always his incredible genuine connection to music. Plus Jonathan and Sergey fill you in with their lives, especially after Sergey comes back from a week long visit back to his PNW home.

Special thanks to ES Audio Recording Studios in Glendale. This gem of a studio is a place to fall in love with and we sure did. With clients like Ariana Grande, Jessie J, to InkMonstarr and LuLu Beatz, they do it all. Two recording studios and an editing bay all in one place, it's no wonder their clients stick around. For more information visit www.esaudio.com or reach them at studio@esaudio.com

EP. 81 Lizzy Cooperman

August 10, 2018
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This week in the Martini Lounge Patio, we have an awesome, quirky and hilarious LA Comedian, Lizzy Cooperman. She's been in the Los Angeles comedy scene for a while and was recently named comedian to watch in 2018. We'll chat abaout everything from lasagne life hacks, to a murderer uber driver. Plus Sergey and Jonathan share their favorite moments in LA.

This episode is recorded and brought to you by The Sportsmens Lodge in Studio City. Located near Universal Hollywood Theme Park, it's a great location for your family vacation. With a pool, cafe, and beautiful outdoor patio, it's like Palm Springs in LA. Visit them at www.sportsmenslodge.com

EP. 80 Pride Recovery LA

August 3, 2018
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This week we focus on some very important conversation surrounding chem sex, addiction and some of the big issues facing the LGBTQ community. We bring on Pride Recovery LA's admissions and outreach coordinator Matthew Bianchi as well as program director and family therapist Donna Trujillo. The conversation is certainly a serious subject, but Jonathan and Sergey still bring it to you with charm and energy, while educating. Plus Jonathan's furry friend Roscoe is approaching a special day.

This episode is recorded and brought to you by The Sportsmens Lodge in Studio City. Located near Universal Hollywood Theme Park, it's a great location for your family vacation. With a pool, cafe, and beautiful outdoor patio, it's like Palm Springs in LA. Visit them at www.sportsmenslodge.com

EP. 79 Paolo Andino and Bryan Thompson

July 27, 2018
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On this very special podcast episode of The Martini Lounge, we have a very special return guest, Paolo Andino. This time he's not alone. Bringing with him, his significant other, car designer and creative extrordinaire - Bryan Thompson. We'll give you their creative process, an inside into car design and a game to reveal some interesting stories. Plus, Jonathan and Sergey give you a rundown on their very worst car moments. 

EP. 78 Charlie David

July 20, 2018
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Jonathan and Sergey take a call in The Martini Lounge to chat with actor, director, producer and creator Charlie David. Promoting his new Shadowlands film, we'll talk about the artistic and technical process of creating film and telling stories. We'll also go over his past in a boy band... Also J & S catch you up to speed with talk of ear infectionsand other zainy tales. This Podcast episode is brought to you by the love and joy of art and creativity. 

EP. 77 Bronco

July 13, 2018
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Jonathan and Sergey are joined at a special location at The Sportsmans Longe in Studio City with a very sepcial musical artist known simply as Bronco. This conversation is fun, vivacious and charming as we talk about everything from creative process to word assosiations. Plus Jonathan and Sergey really catch you up on a busy week.

Extra Special thanks to The Sportsmans Lounge in Studio City. We recorded in their awesome patio space, but this hotel has much more to offer. Convinently located by Universal Studios Park and close to Burbank Airport, this is your su,,er destination. Comfortable, homey and has a stunning pool, you'll want to stay here on your next family vacation in the LA area. Find them at http://sportsmenslodge.com/ 

EP. 76 Phillip Keene

July 6, 2018
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Jonathan and Sergey are in the lounge with the nicest person ever, Phillip Keene. He's an incredible actor who brings characters to life. We'll chat about his roles as well as his job on PanAm. Also J & S dish about their nostalgia.

EP. 75 Best of The Martini Lounge

June 29, 2018
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While Sergey is out on vacation, we still bring you great episodes. Actually, the Best of episodes. You'll hear Karamo Brown from Queer Eye, Jenn Lyon from Claws and our favorite comedian Margaret Cho. Get ready for the Best of laughs yet. 

EP. 74 Carla Jimenez

June 22, 2018
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Jonathan and Sergey bring on actor, comedian and friend Carla Jimenez into the studio. We'll chat about show cancelations, the work behind acting and laugh an illegal ammount. 

EP. 73 Glass Battles aka Sean Augustine

June 15, 2018
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We're back! In LA! In Studio! With Glass Battles aka Sean Agustine. We'll talk about music, mental health and so much more. Don't miss Jonathan & Sergey as they catch you all up on life in LA. 

EP. 72 Kenyth Mogan

June 8, 2018
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Jonathan & Sergey are in the LA studio and they're inviting Kenyth Mogan to break it in! We'll talk about his new music, evolving beyond the box you're put in and of course current events. Plus, we've got bonus stories for you!

EP. 71 Special LA Episode

June 1, 2018
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Well Jonathan and Sergey sure did make it down to Los Angeles. Actually for almost a month now. Hear all the fresh details here, there's surely more to come!

EP. 70 Tosin Morinhunfola

May 25, 2018
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Join Jonathan and Sergey as they chat with Tosin Morinhunfola about The Chi, his name and how to pronounce both. Join the dynamic hosts and their guests for laughs, inspiration and information. 

EP. 69 Geoffrey Cantor

May 18, 2018
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Jonathan and Sergey are joined by Geoffrey Cantor who chats about beings an acting coach, starring in Netflix Superhero moves as well as upcoming Maniac with Emma Stone and Jona Hill.

EP. 68 Katie Flahive

May 11, 2018
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Jonathan and Sergey talk to the wonderful Katie Flahive from the Looming Tower, a Hulu series. We'll go pretty serious but with that J & S charm.

EP. 67 Kevin Allison

May 4, 2018
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Jonathan and Sergey are joined by Kevin Allison for a quick chat about humor, comedy and podcasting.

EP. 66 Damon L Jacobs

April 27, 2018
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Once again everyones favorite Damon L Jacobs is back to talk about open relationships, moving to LA and answer some listener questions. Plus Jonathan and Sergey share their last few days in Spokane with you.

EP. 65 Jonathan Fernandez

April 20, 2018
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Jonathan and Sergey have the pleasure of chatting with Jonathan Fernandez, star of "The Chi" and complete acting specialist. We'll chat chicago, theatre and laugh as always. Plus updates on Los Angeles are on their way!

EP. 64 Amir Talai

April 13, 2018
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Jonathan and Sergey are joined in the lounge by Amir Talai, hailing from the hit new show, "LA to Vegas". We'll chat about workplace comedies, filming tv as well as some deeper talks on race in hollywood. Plus J & S chatt about thier personal flying fears.

EP. 63 Ben Glieb

April 6, 2018
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Ben Glied grabs a drink with Jonathan and Sergey as they chat podcasts, humor and news. It's a fun show with smart humor abound and learning at every corner. PLus J & S chat about their update on Los Angeles and their move down there.

EP. 62 Carla Jimenez

March 30, 2018
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The hilarious Carla Jimenez is on the lounge! She talks about her keys to success, favorite shows to binge and cats! It's a time you can't miss in the lounge. Plus Jonathan and Sergey catch you up on what's spooky in their home....

EP. 61 Nicholas Gonzalez

March 23, 2018
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Nicholas Gonzalez takes a moment wiht Jonathan and Sergey to chat about his work on "The Good Doctor". We'll talk autism, reading, oxford and more. Plus J & S dish about their move to LA.

EP. 60 Olivia Macklin

March 16, 2018
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Olivia Macklin joins Jonathan and Sergey to chat about her role on the new show LA to Vegas. We talk acting, the set and funny bits with co-stars. Plus J & S chat it up about their biggest plane complaints.

EP. 59 Nicole Byer

March 9, 2018
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Jonathan and Sergey talk to the wonderful and amazing Nicole Byer! We'll delve into her experience on a Facebook Watch show, plus she's the new host of a cooking reality cometition "Nailed It" on netflix. Plus listen for Jonathans stories on his home cookin'....

EP. 58 Karamo Brown

March 2, 2018
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Jonathan and Sergey talk to the Culture expert from the new "Queer Eye" on Netflix. We'll chat about the Fab 5, the journey to activism and how Karamo is a superhero to the LGBT community. Also J&S imagine themselves in the roles of the Fab 5, who does what.....?

EP. 57 Isabella Gomez

February 23, 2018
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Jonathan and Sergey chat with the returning guest Isabella Gomez. She's been working hard on the set of Netflix's "One Day At A Time" and she's here to tell us all about her return on Season 2. J & S also delve into race and Los Angeles culture. 

EP. 56 Debra DiGiovanni

February 16, 2018
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Join Jonathan and Sergey in their fabulous interview with the award winning comic Debra DiGiovanni. We'll talk comedy, Los Angeles, and Valentines. Plus enjoy some stories from J & S from Los Angeles.

EP. 55 Julee Cerda

February 9, 2018
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Jonathan and Sergey chat with the amazing Julee Cerda about her acting wisdom in all sorts of hard hitting shows. She talks about her growing up, her advancement into acting and Sergey messes up her name. Also don't miss a histarical ending....

EP. 54 Matt Rogers

February 2, 2018
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Jonathan and Sergey chat with a culture cunsultant and expert Matt Rogers. He's the co-host of Las Culturistas and boy is he going to teach us that culture. 

EP. 53 Eugene Mirman

January 26, 2018
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Jonathan and Sergey chat with "Bobs Burgers" star Eugene mirman about his comedy. We'll cover his hit podcast, role on "Bobs Burgers", stand up and so much more! Plus J&S discuss their own comedic style.

EP. 52 Damon L. Jacobs

January 19, 2018
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It's the year mark for The Martini Lounge and Jonathan and Sergey decided to brin gon Damon L. Jacobs to celebrate with some great advice on LA, New Years resolutions as well as Open Relationships. Plus Jonathan and Sergey dish on how they feel about New Years Resolutions themselves. 

EP. 51 Rizwan Manji

January 12, 2018
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EP. 50 Donna Lynne Champlin

January 5, 2018
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Jonathan and Sergey are joined by their top guest in 2017, Donna Lynne Champlin. We'll talk about working with Matt Damon, the film industry and give everyone some wisdom. Also, we start you off with a new years discussion where Jonathan may be a little extra happy...

EP. 49 Anson Mount

December 29, 2017
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We are joined by actor and co-host of the podcast "The Well" Anson Mount, to discuss his career and delve deeper into creative inspiration. We go deep and in a shocking turn of events, Anson interviews Jonathan and Sergey for a bit. Also Jonathan and Sergey talk about their movie experiences, and own well for inspiration.

EP. 48 Kit Williamson

December 22, 2017
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Jonathan and Sergey are joined by creator and actor Kit Williamson to discuss Eastsiders. We'll chat about gay relationships, tv and sex. Also Jonathan and Sergey chat about their own journey to LA.... soon.....

EP. 47 Ken Kirby

December 15, 2017
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Jonathan and Sergey are joined by Ken Kirby, star of the YouTube show "Gay and Wonderous Life of Caleb Gallo". We'll chat on what it's like to star on a YoutTube show. PLus Jonathan and Sergey delve into the debate about YouTube Red.

EP. 46 Stephen Joffe

December 8, 2017
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Jonathan and Sergey are joined by Stephen Joffe to chat about his role on the new hit Netflix original Alias Grace. We chat about starting an acting career at an early age and being so handsome. Plus Jonathan and Sergey chat about their childhood books and high expectations from 4th grade teachers. 

EP. 45 Amber Stevens West

December 1, 2017
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Amber Stevens West from FOX's new show "Ghosted" is joining us to chat about her role in the hit series. We'll talk about her career, growing up with a radio personality father and more. Also, don't miss Jonathan and Sergey's update on their house ghost "Sam".

EP. 44 Damon L. Jacobs (Spokane Sessions 2)

November 24, 2017
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Jonathan and Sergey brought Damon L. Jacobs into town and sat down for a candid conversation. We'll talk about everything from his story and journey into therapy to sex. Oh and join Jonathan and Sergey for an intro with bloody dicks and movies.

EP. 43 Mike Ruiz

November 17, 2017
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Jonathan and Sergey chat with famed celebrity photographer Mike Ruiz about his new calender featuring fitness models and puppies. The project sponsors animal rescues and shelters and is on sale now. Also Jonathan and Sergey talk Thanksgiving and write their own hit jingle. 

EP. 42 Elizabeth Alderfer

November 10, 2017
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Jonathan and Sergey take on the high life and talk to star of the Netflix Original "Disjointed" Elizabeth Alderfer. Taking a comical approach on the topic of pot, "Disjointed" is co created by Chuck Lorre, and starts Kathy Bates, Elizabeth Alderfer, Tone Bell and more. Before that, J & S chat about their own experiences with pot, and maybe more....

EP. 41 Katie Thomas and Caitlin Barlow from “Teachers”

November 3, 2017
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Jonathan and Sergey chat with two of the stars of TV Land's "Teachers" Katie Thomas and Caitlin Barlow. They're two fantastic comedians who are a part of the Katydids improv troupe. These two women join their 4 co-stars for one of the funniest shows you can find today. Jonathan and Sergey are excited to delve in with these ladies. Also on the docket, what have Jonathan and Sergey gotten into, they're alwasy hosting events and wroking on projects, tune in to fine out what's next!