Sales Expert, Author, Speaker and Talk Show Host, David ‘Doc’ Shirey, visits the Boogie Street Studio! Doc and Eric discuss this unique year in business, sales training and communication, marketing and dialouge in the social media era, Doc’s book ‘Rare Confidence’ and what Doc loves about Pittsburgh and his memories of growing up a Steelers and Pirates fan in the 70’s! Fast moving and fun conversation! Join us!
Christine McMahon Tumpson is in-studio to discuss Whirl Magazine, the launching of the new One Whirl Magazine, her career in Publishing, Journalism and Brodcasting as well as her thoughts on what makes Pittsburgh such a unique city.
UFC fighters Khama Worthy and Cris Dempsey sit down with Eric in the Boogie Street Studio for a fun and hilarious discussion on the UFC, MMA, opponents, fights, fighters, training, travel, social media, fanboys, ancient cities, aliens, the afterlife, Star Wars and ‘Fat’ Thor! Fast moving and hilarious! Join us!
One of the true voices of Rock radio in Pittsburgh, Cris Winter, joins Eric in the Boogie Street Studio. During her time with WXXP, 3WS, WISH and of course, WDVE, Cris’ career spanned modern Rock and Roll’s most exciting decades! From 70’s Hard Rock through New Wave through Alternative and beyond, Cris was there! Join us for stories and a whole lot more!
Comedian Felicia Gillespie sits down with Eric in the Boogie Street Studio to discuss life as a stand-up comdian in 2020 and how she got into the business. She also discusses the travel, various audiences, hecklers, comedy ‘limits’, virtual shows, drive-in shows and much, much more!
Will quantum computers, superconductor development and alternative energy dominate science these next 10 years? Does the public truly understand ‘green energy’? And what about the misunderstands in nuclear power? All this and much more on EMP Show #144 as Dr. Patrick Cooper returns to Boogie Street Studio for another discussion with Eric.
Visual Artist Mia Tarducci returned to Boogie Street Studio for another conversation with Eric. Discussed are Mia’s ‘Copyright/Copywrong’ initiative as well as her new venture, NAH Tarducci Studio at Innovate Newport, in her hometown of Newport, RI. Also discussed is minimalism in visual arts, ‘celebrity art’ and much more! Join us!
Dr. Matt Ryan returns to The Project. This round, the topics include how the concepts of capitalism and socialism are used and often misued, the financial viability of the Olympics and how the unique environments the NFL, MLB, NHL and NBA have opereated in this year effect wagering markets. All this and more!
UFO Show #2. The Denver Airport, Black Budgets, Time, Parallel Dimensions, The Disclosure Project and so much more! UFO Expert James Krug joins Julia Mulligan, Sir Freddy Kowalo & Eric for another fast moving trip down the rabbit hole!
Pittsburgh region Attorney & Entrepreneur Rocco Cozza returns to Boogie Street Studio for another discussion with Eric. Rocco shares his thoughts on better communication, better leadership and better civility as America is facing multiple challenges in the Fall of 2020, some unprecedented.
Pittsburgh region Communications Specialist Kathi Finch sits down with Eric in-studio to discuss communcation challenges we face both in business and within our personal lives. Kathi discusses the art of good communication including listening to understand, specific tactics to improve communication quickly, recognizing and tailoring communication around individual personality traits and much, much more. Join us!
Film maker Fred Vogel sits down with Eric McKenna and guest co-host Sir Freddy Kowalo for a look into the filmmaker’s career as a writer, producer and founder of Toe Tag Productions. Also discussed in a Fred’s original movie, August Underground, the horror genre, Fred’s work in special effects and his recent right turn with his latest movie, The Final Interview.
Ed Latimore returns to the Boogie Street Studios to sit down with Eric. Topics include Ed being Roy Jones Jr’s sparring partner for the upcoming Mike Tyson fight, Ed’s continued growth on multiple social media and internet platforms, Joe Rogan’s move to Austin, Ed’s recent appearance on James Altucher’s podcast, blogging, travel, food and much more!
Dr. Rueben Brock returns to Boogie Street and sits down with Eric for EMP Episode #136. Dr. Brock touches on a variet of topics including the cost of college education, the importance of self-education, the changing landscape of communities, the continued growth of digital over human connection, social media influences, labeling, living in the ‘extremes’ as well as Dr. Brock’ thoughts on living, creating and earning with ‘purpose’.
Artist, Filmmaker all around funny guy Tom Megalis stops by the Boogie Street Studio to present Eric a commissioned original Megalis art piece as well as to film an EMP podcast episode. Greek Batpisms, Parallel Dimensions, Goat Poop, Punk Rock, the Moon Landing, Americans Abroad, the Browns and much more! Buckle up!
UFOs, Area 51, Rosewell, Alien Abductions and so much more when UFO Expert James Krug is joined by Julia Mulligan, Sir Freddy Kowalo and Eric McKenna! Sit back, relax and take a trip down The Rabbit Hole with the crew!
Personal Trainer Alex Simmons returns for another sit down with Eric at the Boogie Street Studios. Alex discusses his customized approach to his work, goal setting, the mental challenges of any weightloss or fitness training, and the overall importance of good health. Also discussed is social media, Alex’s large following and the goal of continued positivity.
Comedian Matt Light stops by the studio and sits down with Eric for a fast moving, irreverant and very funny conversation! Pittsburgh comedy, Matt’s fight on Barstool Sports, standup hecklers, boundaries for comey and life in 2020.
Eric sits down with Rock promoters Julia & Jerry Mulligan of Twist of Fate Production as well as Sir Freddy Kowalo. Topics include where Pittsburgh is today with Live music, challenges of the Pittsburgh music scene, marketing to chaning demographics and music genres, the importance of social media to individual bands and the entire industry and of course, more Kowalo stories from his upcoming book. All this and much more! Join us!
The very funny Mike Zydel sits down with Eric in the Boogie Street Studio to talk comedy life in Pittsburgh, comedy’s slow return to the stage and his thoughts on the notion of boundaries in comedy. Mike also shares a bit his story which includes battling drug and alcohol and his journey of recovery. A very funny, raw and fast moving converstion.
Artist, Entrepreneur and owner of Zynka Gallery, Pittsburgh’s Jeffrey Jarzynka joins Eric in the Boogie Street Studio for EMPshow #129. Contemporary Art, today’s Art Business, Art in Pittsburgh and a whole lot more are on the discussion table! Check it out!
For EMP Show #128, Eric is joined by Stand-up Comedian and host of the Babyface Assasin, Jeff Fieldhouse! A funny, fast moving conversation which includes Jeff’s takes on whether there should be ‘rules’ in comedy, maneuvering the new media including the formation and format of his Podcast and much more!
UFOs, photography, mosh pits, local music, band jealousy issues, mushrooms, brownies, the trials of social media, pandemic boredom and sobriety are just some of the tops on hand as Sir Freddy Kowalo returns to Boogie Street Studio for another sit down with Eric. Fun, funny and real. As always! Join us!
Eric sits down with Dr. Matt Ryan for a wide ranging discussion. Topics include the emergence and impact of legal wagering in all major sports, especially Major League Baseball and Matt’s work analyzing the data. Also discussed is the misconception and often misuse of the terms socialism and capitalism and much more! Join us!
James Krug is in-studio with Eric for a conversation that includes UFOs, Aliens, the Paranormal, Roswell, Area 51, Bob Lazar and Jeremy Korbell appearing on the Joe Rogan Experience, Stanton Friedman, abductions, Travis Walton, the Kecksburg incident, the Rendlesham Forest incident and much, much more! Join us!
Joe Marini shares his musical journey, including his current work with Jim Donovan’s Sun King Warriors. Joe and Eric discuss the virtues of classic rock and jazz drummers Billy Cobham, Lenny White, Steve Gadd, John Bonham, and many others. And they take a special trip down the Rush rabbit hole with a detailed discussion of the late Neil Peart.
Author Ben Gwin stops by the Boogie Street Studio for a conversation with Eric about Ben’s book ‘Clean Time’ and other writings. Baseball, addiction and writing during the pandemic.
Singer, songwriter Jackson Gardner is in-studio for a chat! Music, performing, upcoming plans and more!
Matt Farago joins Eric in the Boogie Street Studio for a conversation fast moving conversation about Pro Sports starting in the Pandemic, Matt’s work and travel with the Harlem Globetrotters and Matts share his story into the sports business.
Rocco Cozza returns to the Boogie Street Studio to discuss with Eric thoughts on how business and sports are maneuvering during the current environment, thoughts on the state of entrepreneurship in 2020, areas of Leadership on display, critical thinking, pragmatism, the late Jim Roh and much more!
Dr. Rueben Brock sits down with Eric for a conversation which became ‘Project’ Show #118. Dr. Brock discusses his unique story and the motivation that came from early childhood which propelled him into formal education, self-education, counseling, teaching and his current venture into visual media as host of the web series ‘House Call’. Enlightening, ‘real’ and inspiring discussion.
Pittsburgh area Entrepreneur & Chiropractor Dr. Shannon Thieroff joins Eric in the Boogie Street Studio for Project Show #117. Dr. Shannon discusses her journey into medicine, her Chiropractic work along with the holistic approach to medicine and the cutting edge treatments and technologies she utilizes at her practice, for her patients. Dr. Shannon also discusses her work in Animal Chiropractic and much more. Join us!
AnnaMarie DeFrank is a Pittsburgh area Entrepreneur & Real Estate Professional and AnnaMarie joins Eric for Show #116.
AnnaMarie keeps the conversation fast moving, wide ranging and always fun!
On Show #115 Eric sits down with The Thirsty Outdoorsmen! UFC & MMA fighter Adam Milstead and outdoorsmen Tyler Maluchnik started the video show years ago and the guys take us through the beginning, the misadventures and all the typical shenanigans