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!

EP. 40 Sarah Levy

October 27, 2017
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Jonathan and Sergey are joined by the wonderful Sarah Levy on todays lounge. A star of Schitts Creek and one of the legenday Levy's, she's a guest to listen to. We talk Schitts, family dynamics and Catherine O'Hara's eclectic accent. Plus, Jonathan and Sergey share a spooky story of their own. Tune in if you dare....

Special Release: The Best of the City, Spokane

October 24, 2017
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Jonathan and Sergey gave a chance to sit down with Erin Meenach (Mama O) and chat about the upcoming Best of the City party at the Montvale hotel. It's Saturday, October 28th at 6 pm and Jonathan and Sergey are hosting the red carpet. For just $25 you can come and enjoy the Gothic Nights themed event. There's much fun to be had!

EP. 39 Damon L. Jacobs (Spokane Sessions)

October 20, 2017
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Damon L. Jacobs, author of "Absolutely Shouldless" and "Rational Relating", and long time friend of Jonathan and Sergey is in Spokane! We decided to grab some coffee with him and chat about his current activism. He's got a lot going on, but we don't want to spoil it for ya. Tune in for this exclusive in person "Spokane Sessions" edition of one of our favorite regulars, Damon L. Jacobs.

EP. 38 Ryan Woodle

October 13, 2017
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Ryan has built an impressive resume including more than a dozen national and international commercials, leading roles in original off-broadway productions, guest starring on network television series, starring alongside Cameron Diaz and James Marsden in Richard Kelly’s feature film, The Box.  Recently, Ryan appeared in a three-episode stint in HBO television series Boardwalk Empire.  In his leisure hours, Ryan enjoys spending time in the New York area with his wife, Shannon, and their dog, Huck.

 

Ryan has played great roles such as in the hit Netflix Original "Daredevil", "Law & Order" and most recently on the Amazon Prime Original "The Tick". He's also been the vocal star to many videogames incluting a few GTA titles. Jonathan & Sergey Have a blast chatting away with Ryan about the highlights and stories that unfold from his career. Join us in the lounge for more on Ryan Woodle.

EP. 37 Ally Walker

October 6, 2017
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Ally Walker made her television debut in the NBC daytime soap opera, Santa Barbara (1988), before landing the leading roles on the short-lived dramas True Blue (1989–1990), and Moon Over Miami (1993).

During the 1990s, Walker had roles in films such as Universal Soldier (1992), Singles (1992), When the Bough Breaks(1994), While You Were Sleeping (1995), Kazaam (1996), and Happy, Texas (1999). From 1996 to 1999, she played the leading role as Doctor Samantha Waters on the NBC crime drama series Profiler, for which she received Saturn Award for Best Actress on Television nomination. She returned to television with role in the HBO drama series Tell Me You Love Me (2007), and later played villainous Agent June Stahl in the FX crime drama, Sons of Anarchy, (2008–2010). Walker also had the leading role in the short-lived Lifetime police drama series The Protector in 2011. During Seasons 4 and 5 (2014 and 2015) of Longmire, she played Dr. Donna Monaghana, a therapist treating veterans who is the title character's love interest.

EP. 36 Liz Baxter

September 29, 2017
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Jonathan and Sergey talk to Liz Baxter who made history being the first openly lesbian contestant on the iconic game
show LOVE CONNECTION airing on Fox.

The highly anticipated episode, which aired July 27, 2017, marked the first Gay/Lesbian episode of the show in its history of over 1k episodes. Baxter took the hot seat and discussed dates she had with three other women: Alison, April and Kathleen.

Watch the trailer: http://www.fox.com/watch/944355395995/7867980288

Emmy Award winner Andy Cohen hosts the one-hour reboot of the original dating show that features single men and women from all walks of life searching for romance.

It was Cohen who asked Fox if gay/lesbian singles — who had been absent from the original show which aired in the 80s and 90s — could be included in this latest iteration.

EP. 35 Lyndsay Hailey

September 22, 2017
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Lyndsay Hailey is a master of comedy who has performed, written, directed and taught improvisational and sketch comedy since 2005. She can currently be seen as the Emcee for Magic Mike Live in Vegas, a show she co-wrote with director Channing Tatum

EP. 34 Logan Lynn

September 15, 2017
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Jonathan and Sergey chat with Logan Lynn about the release of his new album and his trip down to Malibu. Much fun was had, laughter happened. Listen, find out. 

EP. 33 Damon L. Jacobs is Coming to Spokane!

September 8, 2017
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PrEP Talk:
PrEParing for Pleasure

Everything you've been wanting to know about PrEP from Damon Jacobs, the creator of PrEP Facts - Rethinking HIV Prevention & Sex.

Damon Jacobs is best known for championing the use of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) through his work on social media, news print, broadcast appearances, is featured as one of 35 "Leading HIV Activists" by The Advocate Magazine, one of the Top 10 "Influential Voices in HIV/AIDS for 2016" by Healthline Magazine, part of the "HIV Heroes" series through Metrosource Magazine, and one of the Ten "Most Captivating Voices of 2014" by HIV Equal. .  His trainings have helped thousands learn practical skills for successfully implementing PrEP and increasing adherence. 

Free street parking is available.  Please note that the Orange lots closest to SEWC are not free lots.  See Campus Map for more info.

 

  • Where
    EWU Spokane Campus - SEWC 122
    668 N Riverpoint Blvd, Spokane, WA, United States
     
  • When
    Saturday, September 30, 2017
    4:00 PM — 7:00 PM PDT
  • Get in Touch
    SAN

 

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EP. 32 Brandon Stansell

September 1, 2017
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BRANDON STANSELL is a fresh face onto the Country Music scene, but has always been nearby; honing his craft and finding his voice. SLOW DOWN, his latest EP and the title of his upcoming full-length album, is the epicenter of his “California Country” sound.

While the sounds of this country crooner are appealing, there is more that meets the eye with this singer of Nashville roots. He is navigating the path of an openly-gay Country Artist. Brandon, while not the first to chart these waters, is one of few people in the industry willing to lay everything out for the listener and the result is an honest, beautiful musical experience.

The video for Brandon’s most recent single, Spare Change, premiered on the Huffington Post earlier this month in tandem with the launch of his Kickstarter campaign to help fund his first full-length record.

To learn more about the Kickstarter and how to contribute, visit – FIRST FULL-LENGTH ALBUM: SLOW DOWN

 

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EP. 31 Jonathan and Sergey Talk with “Claws” Jenn Lyon

August 25, 2017
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Hailing from North Carolina, Jenn moved to New York City just three days after graduating from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. She has since amounted an impressive resume with roles in shows such as  “Army Wives,” “Louie,” “Phil Spector,” “Justified” and a lead role on FX’s comedy “Saint George” playing George Lopez’ wife. If you ask Jenn though, it took her a while to find her groove in Hollywood – she was still selling pizzas in Central Park while filming “Justified.” Her theatre highlights include appearing on Broadway in the American premiere of Tom Stoppard’s trilogy, “The Coast of Utopia” (which earned 11 Tony Awards) and numerous Off-Broadway productions including A.R. Burney’s “The Wayside Motor Inn” and reuniting with Tim Olyphant (“Justified”) this past year in “Hold On To Me Darling.”

She’s a favorite among fans and critics, and has been applauded by many for her work.

“Lyon is dignified perfection”

 The Hollywood Reporter review of ” Fish in the Dark”

“Beautiful and Hilarious… on and offstage”

Larry David

“Jenn Lyon is irresistible as the waitress who delivers funny but remarkably prescient social observations.”

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EP. 30 Jonathan and Sergey Talk with Mikalah Gordon

August 18, 2017
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Las Vegas native, Mikalah Gordon made her entertainment debut at only sixteen-years-old as one of the Top 12 contestants on season 4 of American Idol. Currently, the sultry vocalist can be seen featured at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas performing inside Rose. Rabbit. Lie. Wednesday’s through Saturday’s starting at 7pm.

Although audiences fell in love with Gordon’s powerful voice and unique stage presence, the singer has also become known for her mark on the LA comedy scene where she has headlined in legendary venues like The Comedy Store and the Laugh Factory.

She has guest starred on the WB sitcom Living with Fran, was a field correspondent for The Tyra Banks Show and The TV Guide Network, and served as a co-host onAmerican Idol Extra. Truly talented, Mikalah has also proven a knack for the dramatic where she starred on the CBS hit show, The Unit.

I look forward to hearing your interest in speaking with this spicy comedian and soulful chanteuse.

Follow Mikalah:

Instagram

Twitter

Facebook

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EP. 29 Questions about Sex, Relationships and Fun with Damon L Jacobs asked by Jonathan & Sergey

August 11, 2017
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14265047_10210606182060439_1692585244710Do you have Relationship questions?

Do you have Sexually related questions?

Do you want to learn more about PrEP?

Send your questions to The Martini Lounge and we will have our friend and yours Damon L Jacobs answer your questions.

WELCOME! If you are single or in a couple and looking for a different perspective on love, happiness, and pleasure, you’ve come to the right place. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who has helped people find and maintain satisfying and joyful relationships with lovers, family members, and friends, for the past 18 years. Together, we will create the relationship “structure” and agreements that are uniquely right for you.

My approach to happiness and serenity is derived from tenets of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Social Justice Theory, and A Course In Miracles. The unique fusion of these models has enabled hundreds of my clients to create an enlightened balance of mind, heart, and action, as well as relationships that enable presence, peace, and pleasure.

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EP. 28 Jonathan & Sergey Put their detective Hats On with Ray Donavan’s Micheal McGrady

August 4, 2017
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Michael McGrady can currently be seen on Showtime’s Ray Donovan’s Agent Frank Barnes (Season 5 premieres August 6th), as well as the Freeform hit series Beyond(returns January 2018 with new episodes) as Tom Matthews.

McGrady has been a working actor in Hollywood for decades with recognized credits such asThe Babe (as baseball legend Lou Gehrig opposite John Goodman), Diggstown (alongside Academy Award winners James Wood and Lou Gossett Jr.), Wyatt Earp (as John Shanssey opposite Kevin Costner), Terrance Malick’s The Thin Red Line, Ulu Grosbard’s Deep End of the Ocean (alongside Michelle Pfeiffer), as well as several independent films such as 5 Aces with Charlie Sheen, Rage with Nicolas Cage and The Perfect Family with Jason Ritter. Most recently he starred in the critically acclaimed FX series American Crime Story: The People VS OJ Simpson and the Emmy winning series Southland.

Father of plus-sizedSupermodel Hunter McGrady, Michael has lived a lived a life meant for a screenplay. He was born and raised in Washington State where he studied Business Administration at the University of Washington with plans to attend law school. Those plans shifted when he was diagnosed with malignant melanoma at the age of 19(the same cancer that took his father’s life only one year prior). Upon receiving a clean bill of health, he decided to move to Los Angeles to pursue his lifelong (and secret) desire of acting.

In addition to his success as an actor, he is an accomplished fine artist whose work is currently represented in several galleries across the country. McGrady and his wife Ilka, own and operate McGrady Fine Art. When not filming, McGrady can be found performing with his band Michael McGrady’s Sonic Groove in and around the Los Angeles area. He also enjoys sailing, surfing, riding his Harley or soaring his Hang Glider above the mountains of beautiful Santa Barbara. He holds two black belts in two different styles of Karate, and is actively involved in coaching youth sports– and even coached all three of his children.

Follow Michael on Social Media:
Facebook
Instagram
Twitter
Official Site

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EP. 27 Jonathan & Sergey Monkey Around with Aleks Paunovic

July 28, 2017
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Ruggedly handsome, and standing at a mere 6’5″ it’s no surprise that VAN HELSING star Aleks Paunovic is breaking hearts across screens both big and small.

Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, to a Croatian mother and Serbian father, Aleks knew from an early age that he was destined to tell stories. A skilled athlete with a championship amateur boxing title under his belt, his thirst for living on the edge led him to a career as a stunt actor. In addition to his strength and athletic accolades, Aleks is a musician at heart and was part of a rock band in his youth. In fact, it was during a performance when he was asked to audition for the HBO movie “Heads,” and as fate would have it he landed his first acting role and set forth to take Hollywood by storm.

Fans may know Aleks from such roles as Sgt. Omar Fischer in Battlestar Gallactica, as well as his role as a developmentally challenged man accused of murder in “Personal Effects,” opposite Kathy Bates, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Ashton Kutcher.

Aleks’ other credits to date include the film “This Means War” opposite Tom Hardy, “Numb,” opposite Jamie Bamber due out this year, as well as the highly anticipated “War for the Planet of the Apes” due out in July of 2017. Additionally, he has starred in numerous television series such as: “Motive,” “Supernatural,” “Continuum,” “iZombie,” “The 100,” “Once Upon a Time,” and “Smallville,” among many others.

Aleks is an active supporter of The Red Cross/Impact Anti-Bullying Campaign.

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EP. 26 Jonathan & Sergey Joke around with Heather McDonald

July 21, 2017
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When Heather McDonald accepted her crown as Miss Pasadena she assumed she had peaked. Twenty something, mostly sober, years later Heather is an in-demand, multi-faceted, comedian headlining sold out stand-up shows. When not on tour she hosts and produces the hit podcast Juicy Scoop with Heather McDonald. Heather is an accomplished actor and writer but her professional accolades do not eclipse what she believes to be her greatest accomplishment of all; being a mother of three and wife of sixteen years.

Yeah right.

But seriously, Heather feels like your best girlfriend. Nothing is off limits when it comes to her distinct point of view on marriage, family, friends and celebrities. In addition to meet and greets after her stand-up and Juicy Scoop Live podcast shows she often offers ViP experiences that include selfies, free merch and one-on-one gossip sessions.

Heather can be heard twice a week on her hit podcast Juicy Scoop with Heather McDonald discussing pop culture, hot topics and her own personal drama. Guests range from Real Housewives to real listeners. Juicy Scoop with Heather McDonald gets over one million downloads a month and has over three thousand, five (5) star reviews on Itunes.

Heather wrote best sellers, You’ll Never Blue Ball in this Town Again and MY INAPPROPRIATE LIFE: Some Material Not Suitable for Small Children, Nuns, or Mature Adults. Her weekly column “What Heather McDonald noticed this week” has been featured in InTouch for the last three years.

In 2015 she debuted her Showtime special ‘I Don’t Mean To Brag,’ later shown on Netflix. For seven years Heather wrote, produced and appeared on Chelsea Lately as well as it’s spin off show, After Lately. Heather was a contributing writer on the Wayans’ Brothers films White Chicks and Dance Flink.

For more info:
www.heathermcdonald.net
Instagram: @heathermcdonald
Twitter: @heathermcdonald
Facebook: @heathermcdonaldcomed

EP. 25 Jonathan & Sergey Talk with PJ and Thomas McKay

July 14, 2017
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Based out of the booming real estate market of Chattanooga, husband-husband duo PJ and Thomas are using their design and renovation skills to improve their hometown, one flip at a time. Partnered with Thomas’ sister, Sydney, and PJ’s friend and neighbor, Tania, they’ve assembled a dynamic team that can bring beauty and value to even the most dilapidated homes.

Check out there brand new HGTB series Down To The Studs!

EP. 24 Jonathan and Sergey Talk about Fairy Tail Drinks Created by Cody Winfrey

July 7, 2017
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COCKTAILS

DISNEY-INSPIRED DRINKS CREATED IN SPOKANE GO VIRAL

Cinderella is whipped cream vodka, blueberry vodka and cream. Maleficent is black vodka, grape schnapps and apple pucker. Tinkerbell is honey vodka, triple sec and sparkling cider, topped with a dusting of edible glitter.

“I always try to match the character to the look of the drink and the taste as much as possible,” says Cody Winfrey, whose cocktails inspired by Disney movie characters have found an insatiable audience of fans online.

Winfrey, 23, grew up during the tail end of the VCR-and-tape heyday of Disney’s animation revival, and he recalls spending time at his grandmother’s house, where she had the whole collection. He watched The Nightmare Before Christmas every day as a kid, and now has a tattoo of Maleficent, the villain in Sleeping Beauty, on his left arm.

“The great thing about Disney is that everyone has an almost spiritual connection with some character,” he says. “Everyone has a favorite movie, everyone has a favorite character, everyone has a favorite world. So I knew that it would resonate with people in some way.”

The idea started earlier this year as a way to set himself apart — and have fun — since he wasn’t having any luck blindly dropping off applications for bartending gigs here in Spokane.

He enlisted a friend, graphic designer Lindsey Wells, to help set up an online presence. Then at the beginning of February, his creations suddenly started getting attention around the web. The drinks were picked up by a well-read Disney-themed blog, and the popular (if not always PC) instructional web series Tipsy Bartender asked to feature several of his recipes. BuzzFeed got in touch and wrote a post headlined “29 Disney-Themed Cocktails You Need To Try ASAP.”

One of Winfrey’s Tumblr posts with new drinks drew more than 285,000 “notes” — the Tumblr measure for “likes” and re-blogs — and his Facebook page has more than 30,000 Likes. He’s received messages from around the world with suggestions and requests.

“It was a very exhausting first few days, because you can’t really prepare yourself for going viral,” he says.

Realizing his drinks might also attract the attention of Disney lawyers, Winfrey gave himself a crash course on the legal aspects and makes sure to always say he owns the drink recipes, not the characters. The e-book he’s finishing with Wells titles the recipes as “fairy tale” cocktails to avoid unnecessary trouble.

To date, he’s done about 40 Disney-inspired drinks, requiring an increasingly crowded personal collection of liquor bottles to have just the right ingredients on hand. Some movies have proved to be more challenging — The Lion King and Pocahontas, for example — so he’ll watch clips to see what he can pull from the color palette or characters’ personalities.

Alice in Wonderland was also tough, because it’s such an abstract, out-there kind of movie that I wasn’t sure how to do the film justice with drinks,” he says.

Last week, his Mickey Mouse-inspired “Mouse Slide” — made with Oreo vodka, white chocolate liqueur, ice cream and Oreos for the ears — quickly became the most popular yet, with more than 2,000 Likes on Facebook.

Despite all the online success, Winfrey is still searching for bartending opportunities here in Spokane. In the meantime, he’s planning to move on to other pop culture themes that have been requested — videogames, Game of ThronesHarry PotterStar Wars — even though plenty of fans would like to see him create a drink for every single obscure movie and character in the Disney canon.

“Everyone wants me to branch out into Pixar,” he says. “And I can’t even take that on right now.” ♦ – Visit this Inlander Article

Instagram : @cocktailsbycody

Tumblr : http://cocktailsbycody.tumblr.com/

https://www.facebook.com/Codys.cocktails/

 

EP. 23 Jonathan and Sergey have fun with Comedians Matthew Broussard and Derek Sheen

June 30, 2017
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My name is Matthew Broussard. I draw these drawings http://mondaypunday.com 

I also do stand up comedy. Check out my set on Conan or my Comedy Central Half Hour.

 

 

 

"Derek Sheen is a goddamn delight. So smart and funny it makes me mad. Tiny Idiot? More like Giant Genius"-Brian Posehn

"Derek Sheen has the uncanny ability to take mundane events and turn them into over-the-top comedy"- PASTE Magazine

"As often as his crowd seems to brace for impact, they spend more time howling at his audacity"-Drew Hunt/Chicago Reader

Derek Sheen is a cuddly mess of insecurities, a gifted storyteller, actor and writer. He's quickly become a favorite among comedy fans all over the globe touring with Patton Oswalt, Brian Posehn, Janeane Garofolo and Rory Scovel!

His debut album "Holy Drivel" was recorded by iconic metal producer Matt Bayles (Minus the Bear, Mastodon, Isis) and his NEW ALBUM, "Tiny Idiot", was produced by the Grammy nominated Dan Schlissel. Both are available on Stand Up! Records. His NEW, NEW album, "Disasturbation" hits this Fall!!

http://derektime.com/

https://twitter.com/DerekSheen

https://standuprecords.com/

EP. 22 Jonathan and Sergey have few laughs with Michael Ian Black

June 23, 2017
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Black-Michael-Ian-14-high-res-e1498010126781.jpeg (2592×3872)Michael Ian Black is a multi-media talent who’s starred in numerous films and TV series, written and/or directed two films, is a prolific author and commentator, and regularly tours the country performing his ribald brand of jokes and observations. He most recently starred in TVLand’s “The Gaffigan Show” and Comedy Central’s “Another Period.” He’s reprising one of his iconic film roles in the upcoming third season of the Netflix “Wet Hot American Summer” series. His third standup comedy special, “Noted Expert,” was released on Epix.

Black’s authored 11 books, including the recently released best seller, “A Child’s First Book of Trump.” He’s written two well-received memoirs: “Navel Gazing: True Tales of Bodies, Mostly Mine (but also my mom’s, which I know sounds weird)”, and “You’re Not Doing It Right: Tales of Marriage, Sex, Death and Other Humiliations.” In 2012, he collaborated with conservative Meghan McCain on “America, You Sexy Bitch: A Love Letter to Freedom.” He’s the author of “My Custom Van (and 50 Other Mind-Blowing Essays That Will Blow Your Mind All Over Your Face),” and seven children’s books, including “Cock-a-Doodle-Doo-Boop!,” “Naked”, “Chicken Cheeks,” “The Purple Kangaroo,” “A Pig Parade Is A Terrible Idea” and “I’m Bored.” He also writes book reviews for the New York Times.

Previously, Black released two stand-up specials, “Very Famous” and “I Am A Wonderful Man.” He and Tom Cavanagh host the popular podcast, “Mike and Tom Eat Snacks.” He also writes and hosts a podcast with Michael Showalter, “Topics,” and his own interview podcast, “How To Be Amazing.” He hosts “Debate Wars” on SeeSo, and he recently hosted “Easiest Game Show Ever” on Pop TV.

Sketch comedy fans know Black’s work on “The State,” “Viva Variety,” “Stella” and “Michael and Michael Have Issues,” all of which he co-created, wrote and starred in. Other TV credits include quirky bowling alley manager ‘Phil’ on the NBC series “Ed,” and his hilarious commentary on cable’s “I Love the…” series. He recently starred in two hit web series that migrated to cable TV: “Burning Love” on E! and “You’re Whole” on Adult Swim.

Black’s movie roles include “Slash,” “Smosh: The Movie,” “They Came Together,” “Hell Baby,” “This is 40,” “Wet Hot American Summer,” “Take Me Home Tonight,” “Reno 911!: Miami,” “The Ten” and “The Baxter.”

Black wrote and directed the film “Wedding Daze,” starring Jason Biggs and Isla Fisher. He also co-wrote the comedy “Run, Fatboy, Run,” directed by David Schwimmer and starring Simon Pegg, Hank Azaria and Thandie Newton.

Originally from Hillsborough, NJ, Black resides with his family in the wilds of Connecticut.

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EP. 21 Jonathan & Sergey Talk with MICHAEL HITCHCOCK

June 16, 2017
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Hitchcock is an Executive Producer and writer on the CW’s critically acclaimed comedy series “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” starring Golden Globe winner Rachel Bloom, co-created by Bloom and Aline Brosh-McKenna.  He was previously a Co-Executive Producer and writer on the multi-award winning series “Glee.”

Hitchcock also currently appears as “Langston Aubrey” in the Netflix original comedy film “Mascots” directed by Christopher Guest.  This is his fifth film for Guest, which include “Best in Show,” “Waiting for Guffman,” “A Mighty Wind,” and “For Your Consideration.”

Hitchcock’s other film acting credits include “Bridesmaids,” “Super 8,”  “Serenity,” “Wild Hogs,” “Smiley Face,” “Pretty Persuasion,”  “Happy, Texas,” “Heartbreakers,” and the upcoming Disney film “Magic Camp.”   Television acting credits include “Veep,” “Nobodies,” “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,”  “Glee,”  “Idiotsitter,” “The New Normal,”  “United States of Tara,” “Men of a Certain Age,” “Entourage,” “Party Down,” “Desperate Housewives,” “The League,” “Pushing Daisies,” and “Arrested Development.”

Hitchcock’s additional writing credits include the acclaimed drama “Where the Day Takes You,” “House Arrest, and Disney’s “The Ultimate Christmas Present.”   Hitchcock also performed both writing and producing duties on the long-running Fox latenight comedy series “MAD TV.”   During his tenure at “MAD TV,” the show was nominated three times by the Writers Guild of America for “Outstanding Writing of a Comedy/Variety Series.”

Born in Defiance, Ohio, and later raised in Western Springs, Illinois, Hitchcock graduated from Lyons Township High School.  He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Northwestern University and a Master of Fine Arts Degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. In 2008 Hitchcock was inducted into the Lyons Township High School Hall of Fame.  He is also a proud alumnus of The Groundlings, Los Angeles’ premiere comedy and improvisational troupe.

Hitchcock has performed comedy improvisation at several United States military bases in Iraq, Kuwait, Cuba, Houndras, and Africa with “Stars for Stripes,” a volunteer organization that brings entertainment to deployed troops.   He resides in Los Angeles.