Show #133 – Alex Simmons

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.

Show #131 – Julia Mulligan, Jerry Mulligan, Sir Freddy Kowalo

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!

Show #112 – Ed Latimore

Eric sits down with the dynamic Ed Latimore and the filming of their conversation is Show #112.

Ed is a Pittsburgh based professional heavyweight fighter, best selling author, scholar and competitive chess player.

Ed’s writings are based around self-improvement and Ed’s stoic and practical guide to self developement.

Ed shars his unque story of self discovery and his thoughts on living and excelling with a stoic lifestyle based on critical thinking.

Excellent conversation and certaimly a wide ranging topics. Including life in the pandemic era for Ed. Join us!

Show #89 – Chris Klein

As a marketer, podcaster and founder of Pittsburgh Beautiful, this regions largest and most engaged social medial company, Chris Klein is a busy guy! But he took the time to sit down with Eric and chat about Pittsburgh and it’s last 25 years development, what makes Pittsbughspecial, social media marketing, podcasting and his wildly popular, Pittsburgh Beautiful app a company. And throw some comedy in as well. Join us!

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Show #80 – James Simon

From the early 70’s through the late 90’s, James Simon has traveled through Europe, Africa, Australia, North America and South America. From hitchhiking, to hopping rails cars to air travel, James spent nearly 3 decades experiencing this earth’s peoples and cultures. This journey brought him to complex art of violin making. And his travel experiences are also infused in his sculptures and mosaics. A ‘public artist’, James creates his work in large scale in his studio in uptown Pittsburgh. A studio which has also served as a venue for music, poetry and readings. Fascinating guy and a wonderful conversation. We bring your James Simon on EMp Show #80. Join us!

Show #52 – Danny & Zack w/Working Stiffs Podcast

Here’s The Show! My guests for EMp pOdcast #52 are Zack Taylor & Danny Polliard from The Working Stiffs Podcast!

Whew! What a Hilarious time! The boys give their takes on Podcastings, Gun Enthusiasts, the Culture of Being Offended, Why we Label Everything, Social Media Craziness and art of Dropping Marbles! And just a tad more!

Check It Out! EricMcKenna.com WorkingStiffsPodcast.com

Show #49 – Gabe McDeal

**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!