Elvira creator Cassandra Peterson joins Nancy to talk about life after the release of her New York Times bestseller “Yours Cruelly, Elvira,” the personal and career impact of her revelations, the positive fan response, and how Elvis changed her career focus. Plus, Cassandra discusses the building of the Elvira brand, the Queen of Halloween’s popularity and why Elvira will outlive her.
Actor, producer, and author Kathy Kinney (The Drew Carey Show, Newhart) and publishing veteran and author Cindy Ratzlaff join Nancy to talk about brand building, empowering others, their Queen Of Your Own Life books and new daily inspiration cards. Plus, the longtime friends discuss their trip to France, adopting the Coastal Grandmother look, the power of Mimi Bobeck, and their work with the Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop.
Terry Fator Talks Vegas, Fans, Touring, and Ventriloquism Popularity Plus Steve Axtell on Creating Animatronics, Puppets, and Entertainment Opportunities – Episode 571
Headliner and ‘America’s Got Talent’ winner Terry Fator joins Nancy to talk about his Vegas residency at New York-New York, his show, and why he loves touring and shining the spotlight on ventriloquism. Plus, Axtell Expressions founder and creative visionary Steve Axtell discusses puppet design and creation, animatronics and AI with Nancy.
Comedian and actor Judy Gold joins Nancy to talk about her comedy career and influences, her book Yes I Can Say That: When They Come For The Comedians, We Are All In Trouble, and freedom of speech and what cancel culture means for comedians and the future of comedy. Plus, Nancy and Judy discuss women and sexism in the industry, growing up tall, and standing up to the bullies in life.
Tom Papa Talks Stand-Up, Writing, Headlining Vegas, and Comedy Multitasking, Plus Nancy’s Latest Humor Column – Episode 567
Tom Papa joins Nancy to talk about his creative process, stand-up life, and writing and creating your own material and opportunities. Plus, Tom discusses comedy today, his next Netflix special and headlining Wynn Las Vegas. And Nancy dives into kitchen junk drawers via her latest magazine humor column.
Rick Gray Talks Vegas Entertainment and History, Residencies, and Great Comedy and Music, Plus Elizabeth Blau on Vegas Dining, Trends, Incredible Food Experiences, and Giving Back – Episode 562
Rick Gray, General Manager of Entertainment Operations at Wynn Las Vegas joins Nancy to talk about the Vegas entertainment scene, life after the initial shut-downs of the pandemic, entertainment at Wynn Las Vegas and the Encore Theater, and how comedy and music residencies are bringing the best to Vegas. Plus Elizabeth Blau, James Beard Award Nominee and restaurant development exec discusses the culinary landscape of Las Vegas, her restaurants, and teamwork, resiliency and compassion in the industry.