The EMP Squad reconvened for a 4th episode of frank, unvarnished and real talk. This time they cracked open topics including is free will an illusion, is social media an illusion, do humans truly desire what they say they do, why actions seldom match words, human expectations and much, much more. The deep and the hysterical in an amalgamation of fun!
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!
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!
Jaime Chesney is in the Boogie Street Studio for a conversation with Eric about her story including her work in and out of MMA, adversiting, social media and the development of her talk show, ‘One on One’.
Quicking moving and engaging conversation! Join us!
Ethan Merritt returns to Boogie Street for another conversation with Eric – this time in the multi-suite, pandemic era studio setup at Boogie Street Studios.
Ethan is a soldier, entrepreneur, videographer, content creator and owner of First Victory Apparel. Ethan shares his thoughts on the current pandemic, operating First Victory in this crisis including the production of FV face masks, his recent struggle with internet hackers and having his identity stolen and new logos, products and campaigns he’s involved with at First Victory. And a bump or two of really greast Irish Whiskey! Join us!
If you dig Rock & Roll, you’ll enjoy Sid Riggs!
Sitting down with Eric in the new pandemic, mult-suite Boogie Street Studio setup is Sig Riggs. Sid is a nationally touring and recording artist, drummer, producer, engineer and a survivor of the 80’s LA Metal Scene.
Sid shares his unique story from his time in LA with his band to his time on the creative team with Guns & Roses to his time in Rob Halford’s band to his journey into production and recording to his move to Pittsburgh and subsquent rennovation of a church building into his home, art studio and recording venue.
Sid shares stories about GnR, Tony Iommi and many other artists he worked with along the way.
Eric and Sid also discuss growing up with music, the changing landscapes in music consumption, genres and production. Sid also shares his thoughts on various rock drummers and legendary producers.
Pittsburgh Real Estate Entrepreneur and Activist, Mat Simmons sits down in the Boogie Street Studio with Eric to discuss Pennsylvania’s Small Business Shutdown and the group he spearheads, PA Small Busineses Against Gov Wolf’s Shutdown.
Join us for conversation relevant to the Covid-19 Pandemic and the actions taken in Pennsylvania.
Gab Bonesso joins Eric in the Boogie Street Studio for a lively, fun and fast moving show! Gab is a Pittsburgh based, comedian, actress, writer, producer and mental health advocate. She is 1/2 of Gab & Josh, an entertainment team seeking to spread an anti-bullying and self respect message to children and adults alike. Gab also has a Tedx talk under her belt. Buckle up! It’s Gab Bonesso on The Eric McKenna Project!
**Eric sits down at the table in the Boogie Street Studio with Pittsburgh’s Hip-Hop, Video Producing, Car Selling Superstar, Gabe McDeal! Gabe’s music videos based around his car sales career at #1 Cochran have taken Pittsburgh and the web by storm!
Gabe shares the ins and outs, the ideas, the concept, design and execution involved in his hit video marketing campaign.
Gabe also shares his unique story which includes playing basketball for Point Park College, the decision not do sign a professional basketball contract and overcoming obstacles throughout his life which he used as motivation to create and self-fund his charitable foundation: ‘Go Pro in the Game of Life’ which concentrates on encouraging children to read.
Please join us!
Magician, Actor, Comedian & Entertainer Michael Misko joins me at the table in the Boogie Street Studios for a great discussion on pOdcast #15 of the Eric McKenna Project.
Michael discusses his lifelong love of magic and performing, handling hecklers, his journey into theater, his influences who help him hone his craft and much, much more! Michael also performs some magic in-studio!