All posts by Dan Thibeault

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Recovery from the Corona Virus pandemic will happen on many fronts – medical, educational, social and of course economic. How will profit and not-for-profit organizations retain customers and begin growing their businesses again? A lot of it will depend on successful branding. Today’s podcast guest is Roger Sametz, CEO and Founder of Sametz Blackstone Associates, a brand-focused strategy, content, design and web consultancy. We’ll explore why branding is more important than ever and how to reach audiences consistently and successfully with the right kind of branding. Jordan Rich is Boston’s busiest podcaster, appearing on over 400 podcast episodes and currently hosting 14 shows. To connect with him, visit www.chartproductions.com.


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We extend our great appreciation to all front-line responders during the unprecedented Covid-19 Pandemic. My guest represents one faction of these valiant responders.
On today’s podcast, an exclusive interview with General Joseph L. Lengyel, serving as the 28th Chief of the National Guard Bureau and as a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in Washington, D.C. The General shares news about the overall response of the Guard during the crisis, as well as the National Guard’s proud history protecting the Homeland. Jordan Rich is Boston’s busiest podcaster, appearing on over 400 podcast episodes and currently hosting 14 shows. To connect with him, visit www.chartproductions.com.


The Show Won’t Go On -141



“The Show Won’t Go On: The Most Shocking, Bizarre, and Historic Deaths of Performers Onstage.” is the first book of its kind, an exploration of a neglected though legitimate section of entertainment history — performers who died onstage. The book is a celebration of lives and careers in many genres of show business, both famous and obscure who have all have one thing in coming – they all died “doing what they loved.”  My guests are the authors comedy historian Jeff Abraham and writer, producer, director Burt Kearns. Jordan Rich is Boston’s busiest podcaster, appearing on over 400 podcast episodes and currently hosting 14 shows. To connect with him, visit www.chartproductions.com.


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Meet Loren Paul Decker,  pastor of LifeHouse Church in Middleboro, Massachusetts.  Loren recently launched his own podcast called Soul Chaser.  That also happens to be the title of his inspiring new book “Soul Chaser: Devotions to Anchor the Soul.”  You’re going to hear two old pals, from different religious backgrounds, agree on many matters of the soul, the human condition and the eternal chase for meaning, one very much worth having. Jordan Rich is Boston’s busiest podcaster, appearing on over 400 podcast episodes and currently hosting 14 shows. To connect with him, visit www.chartproductions.com.


Marilyn Abrams Shear Madness -139



Get set to meet Marilyn Abrams, co-creator of one of the most prolific and hilarious theatrical experiences in modern history. “Shear Madness” is celebrating it’s 40th anniversary as one of the longest running shows ever.  Seen by over 12 million people, the show is as witty, creative, fun and surprising as ever. Jordan Rich is Boston’s busiest podcaster, appearing on over 400 podcast episodes and currently hosting 14 shows. To connect with him, visit www.chartproductions.com.


Mark Ramsey -138



Meet Mark Ramsey, media strategist, researcher, best-selling writer and the creator/ host of a series of movie podcasts including “Inside Psycho,” “Inside The Exorcist,” “Inside Jaws,” and “Inside Star Wars.” These high concept podcasts weave together great writing, fascinating untold stories about the moviemakers and some of the best sound design you’ll hear anywhere.   Enjoy our conversation about the movies, the story behind them and the crafting of captivating audio! Jordan Rich is Boston’s busiest podcaster, appearing on over 400 podcast episodes and currently hosting 14 shows. To connect with him, visit www.chartproductions.com.


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In a special bonus episode, we took our show on the road and recorded an episode about “the art of podcasting” at the new Staples Connect/iHeart Podcast studio in downtown Boston.  Staples Connect is a new concept launching in the Boston area with plans to expand nationwide. Staples is offering a variety of services to growing businesses including office space and meeting rooms, design services, workplace support and yes state-of-the-art podcast recording facilities with experts on hand to help folks stating out. Dan Thibeault, my wonderful colleague from Fast Twitch Media, joins me to discuss what you need to know to launch your own podcast!  Jordan Rich is Boston’s busiest podcaster, appearing on over 400 podcast episodes and currently hosting 14 shows. To connect with him, visit www.chartproductions.com.


Sandy Goroff -136



Today’s guest is a very fine friend and colleague, one of the finest and most experienced publicists in the business. Sandy Goroff has promoted books and more for everyone from former President Jimmy Carter to Jane Goodall to Kirk Douglas.  She shares some fun stories about working with celebrities, where the publishing field is headed and how publicity works in the age of social media. Sandy is also a celebrated fine arts photographer and voice actor. Jordan Rich is Boston’s busiest podcaster, appearing on over 400 podcast episodes and currently hosting 14 shows. To connect with him, visit www.chartproductions.com.


Rico & Sharon Difronzo -135



Meet a delicious power couple, two wonderful people loaded with creative energy and a passion for what they do.  Americo “Rico” DiFronzo is a master chef, currently executive chef at America’s oldest continuing restaurant, The Union Oyster House in Boston. His lovely wife Sharon is a respected singer-songwriter and voice-over artist with a beautiful sound and a matching heart of gold.  On today’s podcast you’ll learn a lot from Rico about what really goes on in a master chef’s kitchen as well as current trends in the restaurant business.  And Sharon shares with us a bit about her life in music and this couple’s secrets for a sweet and successful marriage.  Bon Appetit! Learn more about your host of the On Mic Podcast, Jordan Rich at chartproductions.com.


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It’s a treat to welcome acclaimed writer and director Nicholas Meyer whose body of work includes the hit Sherlock Holmes novel, “The Seven Percent Solution.”  The screenplay garnered him with an Academy Award nomination and became a hit film starring Nicol Williamson, Robert Duvall and Alan Arkin.  Nicholas Meyer has written several other novels including his latest Holmes & Watson tale called “The Adventure of the Peculiar Protocols.”  As a director Nick’s debut film was the thrilling “Time after Time” starring Malcom McDowell.  A highlight of his career is taking command of the Enterprise and directing two of the most popular and critically acclaimed films in the series, “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Kahn,” and “Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country.”  His list of credits is impressive as his knowledge and love for all things Sherlock! Learn more about your host of the On Mic Podcast, Jordan Rich at chartproductions.com.