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Pickerel’s Hair, JPK’s Work Ethic, Love for Sir Paul, and Unleashing the Chong

Bryan and Jason discuss takeaways from Bryan’s interviews of Mark Pickerel and Jeffrey Paul King, review the new Paul McCartney/Rick Rubin documentary on Hulu (McCARTNEY 3, 2, 1), and preview next week’s launch of Bryan’s interview with Tommy Chong.

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Jeffrey Paul King on Elementary, Show-Running, and The Republic of Sarah

Jeffrey Paul King is the creator and showrunner of CW’s The Republic of Sarah, and was a writer and producer for all seven seasons of the acclaimed TV series Elementary starring Johnny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu. What you will learn: How Jeffrey’s work on Elementary led to the creation of his show The Republic […]

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Mark Pickerel on Screaming Trees, Recording with Nirvana, and I Have Visions

Singer, songwriter, and musician Mark Pickerel was a founding member of the Screaming Trees, a PNW band that shaped the course of grunge history in the 80s and 90s. After recording five studio albums with the Screaming Trees and recording with Nirvana as well, Mark started the bands Truly, The Dark Fantastic, and Mark Pickerel […]

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Funny People, Dexter as the Perfect Villain, and Face-To-Face Interviews Are Back

Bryan and Jason recap last week’s interview with David Magidoff, try to contain their excitement about the revival of Dexter which will be released this fall (co-starring David Magidoff, and talk about the benefits and challenges associated with starting face-to-face interviews against after more than a year of doing interviews exclusively by zoom due to […]

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Bryan Smith

Bryan Smith is a folk and blues guitarist, pianist, writer, trial attorney, and host of DreamPath Podcast. As the host of DreamPath, Bryan explores the artistic journeys of musicians, filmmakers, writers, painters, and creatives of all types. What inspired them to choose the arts as a career? What hurdles did they overcome before achieving success? What does success mean as an artist? What did they learn from their failures? What advice do they have for aspiring creatives? By revealing the answers to these questions through in-depth, long-form interviews of Oscar-winning film directors, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees, world-class painters, writers, and actors, and pre-eminent creatives from all fields, Bryan hopes that listeners will feel empowered and inspired to find their DreamPath.

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