168: On The Youth, Music Shows, Venues, And Books With Guest Mary

  • welcome back Mary to the show possibly the first triple guest
  • nope I checked and Gary was the first triple guest, but close
  • we discussed the upcoming youth generation of 15-25 year olds
  • as well included topics on music shows and venues in the area
  • museums were mentioned a bit as Mary is on holiday
  • we brought up a book and author Mary reads from
  • she is normally in Scotland but we recorded this in Los Angeles
  • glad to have her on the show~

167: Real Estate, LA Activity, 10X, And Scheduling With Guest Ira Silver

  • Ira back on the show from episode 16 to episode 167~
  • including discussion of real estate and development plans
  • we talked about the Bird and Lime scooters all over LA
  • there was a GaryVee event we didn’t go to in DTLA
  • the value of scheduling, even if you adjust your schedule
  • having a focus is something you are telling yourself
  • glad to have Ira on, and good energy

160: On Self-Awareness, Discernment, Modeling, And Youtubing With Guest Rebecca

  • glad to have model and writer Rebecca Faith Lawson on the program
  • we brought up issues about self-awareness and matching what you put out
  • our time on this planet is not to do things we don’t resonate with
  • she has done modeling, but not always in forms that brought her joy
  • might she start a Youtube channel where she vlogs and shares?
  • it is up to us to present a framework for others to understand us better
  • if you have impetus to do something, reach for it
  • also, we did a Youtube vlog walking around and talking to people (link)
  • shout outs to Rebecca on episode 160 of the show~

157: On Lightness And Darkness, Cognitive Associations, And Critical Thinking With Guest Christi

  • welcome guest Christi on episode 157 of the show~
  • the concepts of lightness and darkness, and their associations
  • many a people will associate dark with bad and light with good
  • included material on critical thinking, and how depth is worthwhile
  • many societal issues stem from topics that are not fleshed out by people
  • included a poem of Christi’s about the topic
  • discussed some places around the country that Christi has been to
  • glad to have her on the program

156: On The Yellow Life, English Heritage, And Stories With Guest Ella London

  • ray of sunshine yellow individual Ella London joins on episode 156~
  • she comes from the land of England, and always wears yellow
  • we discussed a variety of topics, including how the coloring started
  • linguistics and voice and beatboxing was brought up
  • it was a bit like an episode of the Craig Ferguson show(conversation)
  • my longest episode to date~
  • lot of fun, and glad to have Ella on the show

152: On E-Gaming, Fortnite, Streaming, And Basketball With Guest Titan

  • guest Titan joins as guest on episode 152 of the show
  • we talked about the activity currently happening in Fortnite gaming
  • Titan has a history of gaming, and I spoke about my past gaming history
  • most of his is on consoles, while most of mine has been on computers
  • discussed Twitch streaming and the popularity of some channels
  • included material about basketball tournaments Titan has taken part in
  • nice individual with a competitive flare
  • glad to have him on the show~

147: On The Camino De Santiago, Travels, And Writings With Guest Klaudia

  • guest Klaudia joins on episode 147 of The Armen Show, with two books
  • one of her books catalogs her happenings on a 40-day excursion called the Camino de Santiago, across hundreds of miles
  • it expresses how she discovered herself through the process
  • her other book is a children’s book with illustrations of her own
  • traveling is discussed in this episode, along with places Klaudia has been
  • getting out of one’s comfort zone is one of the key points of traveling
  • we bring up the Golden Cage concept, and may elaborate on it next time
  • glad to have her on the show~
  • feel free to check out her website and IG

141: On Performing At Shows And The Musical Space With Guest Gary

  • Gary of episode #3 fame returns to the show, having performed at venues
  • he continues to sing and song-write, and has added performing to the mix
  • we discuss his experiences playing music at places like The Mint and Trip
  • audience understanding and feel is reviewed
  • similar to the last episode with Rayna, we included a memorable life story
  • the intro/outro to this episode is from his song called “Gone Home”
  • eraser game from my youth was also detailed here

140: On Dancing, Quotes, LA Fashion Week, And Relationships With Guest Rayna

  • welcome dancer/modeler Rayna as guest on episode 140 of the show~
  • we discussed how she has done dancing for many years
  • involved information about certain quotes of note, and never forget that “not all peas are the same size”
  • the idea that┬áseeing how notable people interact with others, and who they have on their supporting crew, is very informative
  • birthdays and what makes them great
  • she had on self-made jewelry which stands out among the regular
  • went over a funny past relationship story and messages to take from it
  • Alex from Target and connection to firefighter story at library recently
  • check out her IG @raynarebrovic

135: On Painting, Expression, And Communication With Guest Artist Crystal Lyn

  • welcome Crystal to episode 135 of the show on painting and her works
  • Crystal has done over 70 separate pieces, with style thick squiggly clouds
  • many colors are used, but it is always on a white background
  • we discussed painting and arts like poetry and movies
  • Crystal brought up some great info about introversion and communication
  • great message for what a person wanting to express themselves should do came from Crystal around the 18th minute
  • find her paintings on Instagram at @iamcrystallyn

134: Popular Podcast Themes And Analysis, And Some News With Guest Mary

  • welcome back guest Mary on episode 134 of the show
  • representing for Scottish Ballet and the country of Scotland
  • we discussed podcast names and what they might be about
  • also looked at what they were about and if they seemed interesting
  • some mentioned were Invisibilia, Tangentially Speaking, and The Daily
  • mentioned the news about school walkouts and a new story in the UK today

130: On Speech Therapy, Literature, And A Reverse Interview With Guest Rachel

  • welcome guest Rachel on episode 130 of the show
  • we discussed speech therapy and the importance of the field
  • the presence of Xanga and temporally specific sites/services of past usage
  • went over some books of note because you know we always include books
  • brought up some of the background behind my content-making
  • intro/ending/transition music made by Alex from episode 48

 

119: On Scotland, Scenic Places, And Performing Arts With Guest Mary

  • Mary hails from the land known as Scotland, in the city of Glasgow
  • abilities in fashion and costume related to performing/ballet
  • mentioned scenic places to visit around Glasgow, and the local lakes
  • the folk music and festivities that happen in that region
  • books in the fiction category and their use as an escape
  • glad to have Mary on the show for the first time

105: On Book Club, Vase Face, And Personality With Guest Kaylia

  • Kaylia from YouTube channel Vase Face on the show
  • have been on her channel a couple times
  • discussed books, as well as the book club she is currently running
  • personality features like introverted feeling, and developing it
  • plans for 2018 on the YouTube, and in graduate school
  • glad to have her on the show

On Grayson Power Plant Expansion And Community Organizing With Guest Jane | TheArmenShow Episode 072

We are back in the place with episode 72 of the show, and on this one we also have a guest. Our guest is Jane, and there is a lot of material described on this episode, mostly about the proposed expansion of the Grayson power plant in Glendale. Included is discussion about:

  • why the Grayson power plant expansion plan in Glendale should be paused in search of alternatives
  • the impacts that expansion can have on local air quality
  • how a coalition formed to oppose the plan
  • local power plant information and history regarding costs and profits
  • getting involved in your local city council
  • some discussion on life and books in the category of child development

In relation to the Grayson power plant issue, you can either check out the website Jane had mentioned (stopgrayson.com), take part in the City Council meeting January 23rd at Glendale City Hall at 6 PM wearing a green shirt(if you are local), or check out the Facebook group. To more great material~

On Production Value In The Economy Of Automation With Guest Felipe | TheArmenShow Episode 071

We roll back in here with guest Felipe. He is the 14th guest on the show, and makes his way to episode 71. We talked about many topics on this episode, and it was a cool time in Koreatown. Discussed included:

  • the elements that bring value of production to an economy
  • how those elements can be manipulated by those running the system
  • the type of activism that Felipe leans toward
  • little interludes about blockchain and crypto I threw in
  • concepts about monetary bubbles and how they can be prepared for
  • 2018 goals that Felipe as well as I have

Great episode to have, and Felipe is a solid individual. This is another one of the longer ones, but maybe this will be the new length for episodes. There is no predictability to the show~. On we go.

On Meeting New People In 2018 And More With Guest Ramy | TheArmenShow Episode 063

On episode 63, 2 days into 2018, we have a guest~. Also, there is some light background static throughout the episode due to possibly a phone or electric interference so I thought I would mention that. Aside from that, the guest is Ramy, and the episode included:

  • socialization plans for 2018 involving strangers
  • surprise guests joining along for a bit
  • thoughts on how people should connect with one another
  • my goals for 2018

This episode was recorded in Pershing Square, not far from the ice skating rink. Glad to have Ramy on the show~

Life Messages And Closing Out 2017 With Guest Harout | TheArmenShow Episode 061

We have come to the end of 2017, and we do it in style. This episode includes guest Harout, and we go into some deep stuff. Included in the episode are:

  • happenings in 2017 related to family and personal
  • understanding about who cares about you and who doesn’t
  • some goals for us in 2018
  • a classic guest episode with the Root
  • some concepts to take away about life and relationships

Glad to have Harout on the show, and he is a great guest for the program. To wonderful things for The Armen Show in 2018~

On Gift Giving, TV Show Veep, And Live Room LA With Guest Kaspar | TheArmenShow Episode 058

We had him on before(episode 8, he’s part of the single-digit club), and we’re having him on again. It’s Kaspar, and he’s on episode 58 discussing:

  • how he feels about gift giving and the holiday season
  • his input on the TV sitcom Veep with actor Julia-Louis Dreyfus
  • upcoming project Live Room LA for musical output
  • a note of reflection about 2017

Glad to have Kaspar back on the show, and you know we keep it rolling here at The Armen Show. There is much to come as the year ends and the next one begins.

On Schooling And Life With Guests Mariam And David | TheArmenShow Episode 055

Sometimes on The Armen Show, we have guests, and that is the case here~ On this one, we have our first time having two guests, who are Mariam and David of my extended family. In this episode, we discuss:

  • schooling in the grade system
  • interests as far as social media
  • things that are fun to do
  • how cool it is to be on the episode am I right

Glad to have Mariam and David on the show.

On Making And Listening To Electronic Music With Guest Alex | TheArmenShow Episode 048

Welcome to episode 48 of The Armen Show, and on this one we have guest Alex who makes music and is in the music/event scene. In fact, Alex made the jingle that starts and ends this episode! We discuss:

  • types of music that Alex likes
  • the hardware and software that Alex uses(and will be using) to make electronic dance music and similar
  • performers and events he likes to listen to and attend
  • the fact that we used two mics on this advanced episode

Glad to have Alex on this one. We used two Shure SM58 microphones to record, and also had headphones to hear input. Technology is all over the place on this one. Onward we go.

On Acting, Socializing, Movies, And Food With Guest Josh | TheArmenShow Episode 025

Episode 25 of The Armen Show, being posted on November 25th(continuing the matching day trend of the past few days) includes a guest who is actor Josh Sussman. Josh is full of life and a warm nature. We went over many things, including:

  • acting he has done over many years since he was 9
  • how we met, and how socializing involving risk-taking can be great
  • movies Josh has enjoyed watching
  • foods of interest and that Josh has enjoyed eating
  • various banter between us as we relate

Shout outs to Josh for taking part~. As mentioned in the episode, here are links to Josh’s various social media:

Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | IMDb

On Jewelry Making, Gemstones, And Salsa Dancing With Guest Alicia | TheArmenShow Episode 020

We have come to episode 20 on The Armen Show podcast. On this episode, we welcome guest Alicia. The topics we discuss are:

  • making of jewelry that Alicia does
  • her interest in that activity, and inclusion of gems
  • ability to make jewelry that matches pieces
  • what draws her to salsa dancing
  • places to go salsa dancing in the local region

Glad to have Alicia up on this 20th episode~

On Cars, Film, And Product Sales With Guest Dilan | TheArmenShow Episode 018

Shout outs to Dilan’s recent birthday. He joins me on episode 18, where we discuss various items, including:

  • his interest in cars
  • his online group for Hot Wheels sales
  • talk on film and his background in film
  • product sales and what he has done business-wise
  • pointers about risk-taking and losses
  • a car show or event he has been fond of

Links:

Dilan’s Hot Wheels group on Facebook and Instagram

Automobile designer Frank Stephenson, mentioned in the episode

The movie The Big Short that I brought up

Sunset GT car event that happens once a month

On Real Estate And Sports Content With Guest Ira | TheArmenShow Episode 016

Guest Ira Silver is on this episode of The Armen Show, and what a fun episode it was to record. Ira has a warm energy. We discussed:

  • Ira on his real estate happenings
  • how he got into the business
  • his interest in fantasy sports
  • discussion of a possible sports podcast
  • a surprise closer

On Music Making And Entrepreneurship With Guest Kenny | TheArmenShow Episode 010

On this 10th episode, our 5th guest Kenny Sanders discusses a variety of things including:

  • his band Sonder Saloon that he is in with our previous guests
  • what kind of music he is into
  • music making and how he fits into it
  • entrepreneurship and why he does it

Great to have Kenny on TAS~

Spine And Guitar With Guest Kaspar | TheArmenShow Episode 008

Episode 8 of The Armen Show includes guest Kaspar discussing Spine and guitar playing~

  • why he uses Spine for animation
  • what drew him to animation
  • learning through tutorials
  • Kaspar’s music-making ability with guitar
  • previous band experience
  • his mutual interest in art with his companion

Shout outs to Kaspar being the 4th guest on the show, and to continued connectivity from The Armen Show–

Basketball And Activity With Guest David | TheArmenShow Episode 007

Episode 7 is pretty exciting because I have a fellow Shirvanian on the scene. David the 13 year old joins me on this one. We discuss:

  • basketball and sports
  • activity as a youth
  • what it is like to be in a connected social world
  • 13 year old life currently

Shout outs to David for taking part~

On History And Travel With Guest Johnny | TheArmenShow Episode 006

Episode 6 brings in my second guest of this show, which is Johnny. I checked with Johnny about his interests in travel and history.

Discussed:

  • travel and countries Johnny has been to
  • countries Johnny would want to go to, and why he likes traveling
  • what draws Johnny to history
  • historical events that Johnny recalled
  • some messages about history and its value to understanding
  • a little Spanish by Johnny

Thanks for Johnny in joining in episode 6 of The Armen Show as a guest participant~

Music Making With Guest Gary Kazazian | TheArmenShow Episode 003

In this episode of The Armen Show, I discuss with Gary Kazazian about his music making, as he has been up to a lot of content creation with his upcoming album called “On a Bed at 4 AM”.

I ask him questions about

  • the music making process
  • instrumentation including guitars and piano
  • how many songs he puts on albums and why
  • his experience performing live

Glad to have musical performer guest Gary on episode 3, and you may hear from more guests in the future.