Category Archives: Episodes

Phil Proctor -174



Fans of the spoken word and theatre of the mind take note.  Today’s guest represents one of the funniest groups of radio comedians ever.
Meet the wonderful Phil Proctor here to promote a grand re-release of some of the best of The Firesign Theatre. Phil shares a lot of behind-the-scenes info about the fabled troupe along with plenty of great show biz stories!

Jordan Rich is Boston’s busiest podcaster, appearing on over 400 podcast episodes and currently hosting 16 shows. To connect with him, visit www.chartproductions.com.


Gary Leavitt -173



Gary Leavitt is a long-time Boston radio personality, voice-over actor, impressionist and writer.  His latest creative project is a children’s book called “Charlie Horse,” which addresses the issue of childhood bullying.  Gary and his colleagues are pitching an animated series based on the book.  Listen in as Gary dazzles with impressions of Celtic’s legend Johnny Most, Morgan Freeman and more!

Jordan Rich is Boston’s busiest podcaster, appearing on over 400 podcast episodes and currently hosting 16 shows. To connect with him, visit www.chartproductions.com.


Bob Lesczcak -172



Meet a television maven who has penned several great books about some of our favorite shows.  He’s Bob Lesczcak showcasing his wonderful book, “The Odd Couple on Stage and Screen: A History with Cast and Crew Profiles and an Episode Guide.”  2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the launch of the Odd Couple on ABC starring Jack Klugman and Tony Randall.  Get set for a deep dive into the history of The Odd Couple, from stage to screen to television.  But please, don’t make a mess!

Jordan Rich is Boston’s busiest podcaster, appearing on over 400 podcast episodes and currently hosting 16 shows. To connect with him, visit www.chartproductions.com.


James Villarreal -171



James Villarreal has been a practicing psychotherapist for decades, helping thousands of children and adults find balance in their lives.  He is a leading expert on the power and interpretation of dreams.   On this edition, learn how our dreams matter, offering  incredible healing  and insight! Jordan Rich is Boston’s busiest podcaster, appearing on over 400 podcast episodes and currently hosting 16 shows. To connect with him, visit www.chartproductions.com.


Simon Stephenson -170



Meet Simon Stephenson, the author of one of the most creative, funny and touching novels of the year.  His book is 
“Set My Heart to Five,” and it’s a totally human tale told by a robot in the not too distant future. Not since “Hitchhiker’s Guide” have I enjoyed a book of this caliber. Soon to be a major film, it’s a story that will have you laughing, thinking and certainly feeling.

Jordan Rich is Boston’s busiest podcaster, appearing on over 400 podcast episodes and currently hosting 16 shows. To connect with him, visit www.chartproductions.com.


Shannon Miller -169



She is one of the most decorated Olympic gymnasts in this country’s history.  One of America’s Sweethearts!  Meet Shannon Miller who holds all kinds of athletic records.  She is also a winner in another arena.  In 2011 she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer.  Today she is cancer free and an ovarian cancer advocate and ambassador with the Our Way Forward program.  Catch a behind the scenes account of the Olympics and learn about Shannon has overcome incredible challenges and is now helping others.

Jordan Rich is Boston’s busiest podcaster, appearing on over 400 podcast episodes and currently hosting 16 shows. To connect with him, visit www.chartproductions.com.


Lydia Knutson -168



We explore vibrant health today with Dr. Lydia Knutson from the Lydian Center for Innovative Health in Cambridge Massachusetts, an internationally renowned  practice offering treatment for adults and children.  Using many exciting techniques including bio-mechanics,  Dr. Knutson offers empathy and  expertise in helping her patients heal. Jordan Rich is Boston’s busiest podcaster, appearing on over 400 podcast episodes and currently hosting 16 shows. To connect with him, visit www.chartproductions.com.


Gerald Elias -167



Today’s guest is a double threat.  Meet Gerald Elias.  Jerry is not only a world renowned classical violinist who played for years with the Boston Symphony Orchestra.  He’s also a talented novelist with a series of mysteries featuring crime solver and musical impresario Daniel Jacobus.  Jerry’s newest novel is entitled, “The Beethoven Sequence,” about a mentally unstable American president.

Jordan Rich is Boston’s busiest podcaster, appearing on over 400 podcast episodes and currently hosting 16 shows. To connect with him, visit www.chartproductions.com.


Robert Rosenberg -166



I welcome great friend Robert Rosenberg to the podcast.  Bob is the author of a new memoir entitled, “Around the Corner to Around the World: A Dozen Lessons I Learned Running Dunkin Donuts.”  Enjoy business AND life lessons along with behind-the-scenes stories about the donuts, coffee and personalities (Fred the Baker of course) have  made Dunkin Donuts part of the American fabric and an international hit!

Jordan Rich is Boston’s busiest podcaster, appearing on over 400 podcast episodes and currently hosting 16 shows. To connect with him, visit www.chartproductions.com.


Joe Spaulding -165



Meet the man who has done so much to produce and promote live theatre in Boston. He’s Josiah Spaulding head of the Boch Center for the Arts.
We talk about the incredibly harmful impact of Covid-19 on the arts in general and specifically on theatre. Joe shares his thoughts on what it will take for the arts to survive as well as memories of his many decades as one of the area’s most prominent impresarios.

Jordan Rich is Boston’s busiest podcaster, appearing on over 400 podcast episodes and currently hosting 16 shows. To connect with him, visit www.chartproductions.com.