Category Archives: Howie Mandel


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!




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!



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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