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Talking Creative Careers and Protecting Your Work with Jazz Pianist and Entertainment Lawyer David Gurwin and Tips for Authors – Episode 474

Jazz pianist and nationally recognized entertainment lawyer David Gurwin joins Nancy to discuss his creative-based career, copyright law, and ways writers, comics, musicians and other artists can protect their intellectual property from misuse. And author and publisher Donna Cavanagh jumps into our first How To segment with advice for writers before they write, finish, pitch, …

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Talking Documentaries and John and Yoko with Filmmaker Michael Epstein and a Creative Writing Opportunity That Channels Solitude – Episode 473

Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker Michael Epstein joins Nancy to discuss his film John & Yoko: Above Us Only Sky, capturing the untold story of John Lennon & Yoko Ono’s relationship, and their creative journey that brought the Imagine album to life. And in keeping with that creative solitude vibe, our Entertaining Opportunities segment features a conversation …

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Talking Comedy Careers, Novels and Routines with ‘Conan’ Writer Brian Kiley and a Stand-Up Contest via Round Table – Episode 472

Emmy Award-winning comedy writer Brian Kiley joins Nancy to discuss his comedy career including stand-up, three decades as a staff writer for Conan O’Brien, and new novel Maybe Kevin. And in our new Entertaining Opportunities segment, comedy writer/producer Linda Perret shares a stand-up comedy opportunity. Plus, Nancy’s take away tips from this episode.

Talking Fans and Success Secrets with Elvira’s Cassandra Peterson and Backstage with Tavares – Episode 471

Cassandra Peterson, the actress and entrepreneur behind cult favorite character Elvira joins Nancy to discuss the decades-long success of the popular franchise, her journey, strategies, and important fan connections. And Nancy goes back stage on the Ultimate Disco Cruise to meet R&B/disco group Tavares to talk with Ralph, Chubby, Butch and Tiny Tavares about their entertainment-driven family business.
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Talking Writing, Creating, Hollywood, and Why We Work with Bruce Ferber – Episode 470

Emmy-nominated comedy writer and producer Bruce Ferber (Home Improvement, Sabrina The Teenage Witch) joins Nancy to talk about expressing our creative voices, examining work roles, and his new book The Way We Work: On The Job in Hollywood. Nancy takes a humor detour to analyze yard work and seriously examines a great career lesson for everyone from the Vent Haven International Ventriloquism Convention.
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