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.
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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Disco legend Yvonne Elliman joins Nancy during the Ultimate Disco Cruise to talk about her early rise to fame after being discovered by Andrew Lloyd Weber, her hit songs (“I Don’t Know How To Love Him”, “If I Can’t Have You”), strong fan base, and connecting with our past in special ways. And Nancy shares her own rock star experience marked with a bit of comedy, along with a glimpse into her upcoming guest list.
Music and entertainment executives Alan Rubens and Mike Jason join Nancy to discuss the power of music, generational memories, and the ’70s Rock & Romance Cruise.