EP 74: Mary Gallagher



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Hilarious actress and comedian, Mary Gallagher, shares her fascinating life story – from growing up with two Marine parents in Wisconsin – to “making it” in Hollywood on “Friends,” “How I Met Your Mother,” and many other huge shows!

Plus, Mary tells us about the day she broke her vegan diet thanks to Tom Selleck and a hot dog!

 


EP 73: Richard Rosenthal



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Richard Rosenthal (on right) has been a Beverly Hills “hairstylist to the stars” for 40 years! And he has the wild, shocking, must-hear, celeb stories to prove it! From John Belushi to Carrie Fisher to Bette Midler – Richard tells all!

Plus, Richard opens up about his personal life. He shares with us the shocking way he learned about sex as a teen in the 1970’s and we hear about the traumatic, life-changing way he lost his virginity.

 


EP 72: Harlan Cohen



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Harlan Cohen (on right) is not only a “New York Times” best selling author, but he’s also one of Vic’s two younger brothers!

Harlan and Vic get vulnerable as they talk about childhood memories growing up in Chicago’s Northern suburb of Glenview. And Vic reveals a childhood secret that leaves Harlan totally stunned.

(Harlan writes the syndicated advice column, “Help Me Harlan,” and he speaks with college and high school aged young people about how to make the most of college! He also has written six books.)

 


EP 71: JENNIFER KEMPTON



shadedJennifer Kempton, a former sex slave, bravely shares the shocking details of how she got sucked into the dangerous and dehumanizing world of sexual exploitation in Columbus, Ohio.

As Jennifer’s must-hear story proves, there’s no American city or vulnerable man, woman, or child who’s safe from the tragic horrors of sexual exploitation and human trafficking. And the problem is only getting worse.

Now a free woman, Jennifer has created the organization, survivorsink.org! They help former sex slaves and survivors of human trafficking by offering “cover-up tattoos” or removal of brandings and/or scars victims received while being trafficked.

 


EP 70: PREITY UUPALA



Meet one of tens of thousands of actors trying to make it in LA – with a story very different than the typical aspiring artist.

Preity Uupala left Australia, seemingly with it all. As a 20-something, gifted businesswoman, she was on the fast-track to eventually earn a seven income as an international investment banker. Yet, she ran away from the corporate world and all of its big promises.

What made Preity go after her dream, as she now lives in LA as a painfully small fish in an unimaginably big pond. And perhaps more importantly, what are you dreaming of going after that may be stopping you? Maybe, now is the time!

 


EP 69: MUSICIAN WENDELL KELLY



wendellkelly-1Meet professional trombonist, composer, conductor, and author Wendell Kelly, and hear how he went from a kid with a dream to working with Beyonce, Whitney Huston, Stevie Wonder, Justin Timberlake… and the list goes on!

Plus, Wendell shares some unforgettable behind-the-scenes stories about being a part of “The Howie Mandel Show” band! And Wendell gives us a quick in-studio trombone performance as he writes a new theme song for Vic’s show – right on the spot!

It’s impossible to spend an hour with Wendell over this episode, without leaving inspired and feeling better about the world we live in!

 


EP 68: COMEDIAN JIMMY SHUBERT



You’ve likely seen gifted comedian, Jimmy Shubert, on “Last Comic Standing,” “2 Broke Girls,””King of Queens,” “Entourage,” or on many of his comedy specials.

But you definitely have never seen the softer, more vulnerable side of Jimmy that he reveals in this very personal interview.

From Jimmy’s early days performing magic as a child in Philly, to memories of working with his mentor – the late, great comedic legend – Sam Kinison… Jimmy tells all.

Plus, for the first time anywhere, Jimmy publicly reveals a new chapter in his life – getting clean and sober from alcohol.

 


EP 67: ACTOR PILAR LASTRA



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Former Playboy and “Deal or No Deal” model, radio personality, and author, Pilar Lastra, is as down-to-earth and “real” on the inside, as she is beautiful on the outside.

After hitting it big as a Playboy Playmate, you will never guess how she spent her first big paycheck. That selfless act alone defines who she remains to this day.

More recently, Pilar has turned in her Playboy bunny ears for an amazing broadcasting career in the burgeoning world of “Fantasy Football,” where she is one of the world’s most popular experts!

 


EP 65: Artist Joey Feldman



Meet brilliant artist/illustrator/cartoonist and recovering drug addict, Joey Feldman, who tells the harrowing story of how he went from a hopeless, desperate addict on his hands and knees sniffing carpeting for a high – to one of the nation's hottest painters!

Bravely holding nothing back, Joey (now many years sober), artfully takes us on a jaw dropping journey through his addiction hell. And he reveals the one regret that still brings him to tears.

Joey's life story is as inspirational and powerful as the very art he creates – illustrating the beauty and resilience of the human spirit.

You may see Joey's artwork at: www.joeyfeldman.com

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EP 66: ALLISON BARKSDALE



Recently out of an unsuccessful stay in rehab for alcohol addiction… lovable, award winning TV producer, Allison Barksdale, bravely shares her roller coaster ride through life and recovery.

In addition to talking about her thrilling TV career (which includes a first job working for Joan Rivers), Allison candidly reveals everything that addiction has taken from her life – including her home. And she honestly talks about her current lack of willingness to get sober.

With a heart of gold, and a loving spirit and laugh that is bigger than Los Angeles, Allison puts a personal face on the heart breaking struggle of addiction and the real challenge it takes to get clean.

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