Annie Talks

Annie Talks

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Annie Talks presents interesting stories about interesting people that you want to hear. Annie Rivera is a YouTube video creator and influencer who has now crossed over to the Podcast world. Focus areas include Entertainment, Entrepreneurship, Events, Self-Development, Self-Improvement, Health and Fitness. Annie holds a Master’s degree in Communications, a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations with a minor in Radio, TV & Film. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/annietalks/support


83 - Annie Talks with Vince Royale | Comedian/actor, singer/songwriter, and reality star
Aug 24 • 63 min
Jersey City native Vince Royale was always the class clown and hip hop fan, though he never thought comedy or music would be his career. Currently living in Los Angeles, the former homeless salesman turned stand up comedian/actor/rapper is currently on…
82 - Twitch: Annie Talks with @GloopDawg | Musicians, singer, filmmaker, Twitch Sings streamer
Aug 6 • 126 min
In this exclusive interview, Annie Talks with Twitch streamer @GloopDawg. We delve into his career in the real estate boom to his cover-band, “The Frank and Todd Show.” In 2000 he relocated from Missouri to California, and in 2007 his dreams of becoming a…
81 - Annie Talks with @FiliusCheezSteak | Theater pro | Twitch Sings streamer | Twitch
Jul 31 • 93 min
Watch the LIVE stream podcast interview of the Charles Prosser, aka @FiliusCheezSteak and learn about his professional stage experiences and the passion for and love in caring for his disabled dog TJ. Follow FiliusCheezSteak Twitch…
80 - Annie Talks with @Sugrawth8 | Army veteran turned variety streamer
Jul 28 • 89 min
This podcast interview of the Annie Talks with two-time author, Army veteran turned Twitch variety streamer, Brandon Sugar aka @Sugrawth8 and we learn about his deployments, his community outreach, his company, and so much more. Books: Direction Through…
79 - LIVE ON TWITCH: Annie Talks w/ Den Gerard | Actor, Martial Artists, Singer, Dancer & YouTube Creator
Jul 15 • 68 min
An exclusive interview with Filipino actor, Denial Gerard (aka DenGerard). Discover the man, the actor, martial artist, singer, dancer, and YouTube creator. Twitch viewers also had the opportunity to ask DenGerard question on the LIVE stream. Follow…
78 - Annie Talks with Danny Carvalho and Nani Edgar | Kailua Moon | Back to Paradise | New Album
Jul 14 • 68 min
In this episode, Annie Talks with the dynamic duo team of Kailua Moon, Danny Carvalho and Nani Edgar. They tell about their humble beginnings, collaborating with powerhouse Hawaiian musicians, their engagement, their Na Hoku Hanohano Awards 2019…
77 - Annie Talks with Bee and Joshua Fisher | The Fisher Family sold their house and packed up an RV to travel the U.S. with 3 boys and 2 Newfie dogs
Jul 8 • 54 min
The Fishers sold their home, quit their jobs, said goodbye to their family, friends, and church, and bought an RV and hit the road to explore all 50 states in the U.S. Deeply rooted in their Christian faith, find out why they did it and hear about their…
76 - Annie Talks with Monster Jam Truck Driver of El Toro Loco Armando Castro | Triple Threat Series Coming to the Staples Center for the First Time Ever 7/12 to 7/14
Jul 6 • 16 min
Armando Castro is no stranger to the Monster Jam trucker driver experience. Hailing from Whittier, Calif., Armando is very familiar with Anaheim Angels Stadium which is down the freeway from his hometown. But it will be the first time the Monster Jam…
75 - Annie Talks with Mr Durk | Dare to Duet Week 5 Contestant | Twitch Sings! | Twitch TV | Twitch LIVE
Jul 2 • 47 min
I was honored to have been selected as one of the Dare to Duet Gauntlet Week 5 recently. Watch it here on Annie Talks TV https://www.twitch.tv/videos/442891355?collection=LSSUzu-sqhUvcQ It was quite the experience and entirely so much fun! I am proud to…
74 - Annie Talks with Jessica Silverman | Business Startup Coach | Empowerment Tools to Spark Transformation
May 22 • 48 min
Jessica Silverman is a Biz Startup Coach to aspiring entrepreneurs seeking greater clarity + simplicity to live their true life’s purpose. Through her coaching, she guides her clients with mind-body empowerment tools to spark the transformation of a…
73 - Annie Talks with Kamaka Brown | Founder, Creative Director of Sandwich Islands Network Radio V93FM.COM | Getting to Know the Mastermind Behind SIN Radio
May 14 • 42 min
Kamaka Brown is a multi-talented entertainer, producer, published writer, actor, master of ceremonies, entrepreneur and standup comic. He was born in Honolulu and raised in Waimea Valley on the North Shore of O’ahu. He’s been performing in Honolulu and…
72 - Annie Talks with Linda Clay - Part 2 | Address Your Fear
May 7 • 37 min
LINDA CLAY is a female entrepreneur, speaker, author, motivator, change maker, business and lifestyle strategist. She has lived a tumultuous and compelling life from an unwed mother while in her senior year of high school to the perfect marriage,…
71 - Annie Talks with Linda Clay - Part 1 | Be Strong, Be Independent, Be Resilient
Apr 30 • 34 min
LINDA CLAY is a female entrepreneur, speaker, author, motivator, change maker, business and lifestyle strategist. She has lived a tumultuous and compelling life from an unwed mother while in her senior year of high school to the perfect marriage,…
70 - Annie Talks with America’s Family Pet Expo’s Cortney Harold | O.C. Fair & Events Center in Costa Mesa 4/26-4/28
Apr 22 • 17 min
Experience a weekend full of animal education, innovation, pet entertainment, competitions and adoptions. RETURNING BY POPULAR DEMAND, DOGS ARE WELCOME ONSITE! Coming this year to America’s Family Pet Expo is the Instagram sensation “Moshow the Cat…
69 - Annie Talks with Ice Skater Sophie Harding | Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment Skating into Southern California
Apr 17 • 17 min
Sophie Harding, an ice skater, born and raised in Orange County, on tour with the entire ensemble of Disney On Ice presents “Worlds Of Enchantment,” will perform for her home town at the Long Beach Arena and the Citizens Business Bank Arena from April 18…
68 - Annie Talks with Dr. Glenn Livingston | Veteran Psychologist, CEO, and Author of “Never Binge Again” | A Personal Journey Out of “Food Prison”
Mar 19 • 54 min
Dr. Livingston spent several decades researching the nature of bingeing and overeating via work with his own patients AND a self-funded research program with more than 40,000 participants. He shares his own personal journey out of obesity and food prison…
67 - Annie Talks with Ellen Kainoa | Author of “Romancing the Season: An Anthology of Holiday Romance from Sweet to Hot”
Mar 5 • 32 min
Ellen Kainoa is an author, wife and proud mama of two kids. She has lived in Orange County, California almost all her life and grew up alongside a gaggle of tight-knit siblings and cousins. The inspiration for “New Year, Same Me” comes from a devastating…
66 - Annie Talks with Christine Gambito | aka ‘HappySlip’ | Filipino Comedian, Actress, YouTube Personality | Comedy Tour
Feb 26 • 45 min
Christine Gambito, also known by her screen name “HappySlip”, is a Filipino American internet personality, actress, and comedian. Her videos have been viewed over 100 million times across the web. She started performing comedy at a young age when her mom…
65 - Annie Talks with Dr. Sean Pastuch | Owner/Founder of Active Life | Understanding Your Pain and Your Ability to Get Out of It
Feb 20 • 40 min
My guest on this episode is retired chiropractor and now owner/founder of the Active Life, Dr. Sean Pastuch. Dr. Sean Pastuch is in that minority of people who make the Earth spin as it does; not a passive contributor, but as a relentless,…
64 - Annie Talks with Phil Terrill | Business Professional, Author | Collision Course
Feb 5 • 59 min
My guest on this episode is business professional and author, Phil Terrill. Phil is a builder! From building consumer brands to world-class, sales organizations, he is right at the heart of sharing experiences that are worth their weight. With his passion…
63 - Annie Talks with Kris Traynor | Audio Engineer | Red Light Fever Studio | NAMM 2019
Jan 29 • 34 min
Kris Traynor shares his expertise in audio engineering and tips for aspiring recording studio producers on how to get started in the audio recording industry. Listen to Alissa Hunnicutt’s interview:…
62 - Annie Talks with Eric Rosenberg | How I Turned a Side-Hustle Blog To Six-Figure Income
Jan 22 • 41 min
As we kick off 2019, many people have included as part of their New Year’s Resolutions: to make more money. Now if you’re one of those people, have you asked yourself: How do I go about making more money? Let me ask you this: Do have a side hustle? Do you…
61 - Annie Talks with Shanti Helena | Entrepreneur, Author, and Podcast Host
Jan 15 • 38 min
Shanti Helena, who was born and raised in Chicago, IL, is an entrepreneur, author, and podcast host. She authored a self-help and relationship book for women titled “Why Side Chicks Winning?” ( 5 stars on Amazon). She also recently started her own T-shirt…
60 - Annie Talks with Camden Murphy | Monster Jam Truck Driver | Bakugan Dragonoid
Jan 7 • 19 min
Camden Murphy, 22, hails from Chicago, IL and is one of the youngest Monster Jam truck drivers. Camden started racing cars at 10 years old. He became a NASCAR driver in 2014 at the age of 18, and started with Monster Jam in 2017. He was awarded Rookie of…
59 - Annie Talks and The Goode Time Carolers | We Wish You A Merry Christmas
Dec 25, 2018 • 6 min
Episode 59 is a very special bonus episode featuring The Goode Time Carolers. Thank you to co-founders Tony Duran and John Hartmann for believing in me and inviting me to be a part of this season’s caroling season. A special Thank You to Austin, Phil and…
58 - Annie Talks with Rick Lenz | Actor, Author, Playwright | Behind-The-Scene Stories
Dec 18, 2018 • 41 min
Episode 58 - Annie Talks with Rick Lenz | Actor, Author, Playwright | Behind-The-Scene Stories of John Wayne, Peter Sellers, and more Born in Springfield, Illinois in 1939, Rick Lenz is an actor, author, and playwright. He starred alongside Peter Sellers,…
57 - Annie Talks - Things You Didn’t Know About Christmas - Part 2
Dec 10, 2018 • 12 min
Featured in this podcast are the National Celebrated Days in December that are associated with Christmas. Are there Things You Didn’t Know About Christmas? LISTEN NOW! Learn the history behind the December Days. WATCH the full video episode on Annie Talks…
56 - Annie Talks with Carley Congdon from The Young Americans | Magic of Christmas
Dec 6, 2018 • 20 min
We are full swing into the holiday season and I am excited to tell you about a show you won’t want to miss. I’m talking about THE MAGIC OF CHRISTMAS performed by THE YOUNG AMERICANS at the La Mirada Theater for the Performing Arts. The show runs from…
55 - Annie Talks with Anna Madorsky | Disney On Ice presents DARE TO DREAM | Ice Skater
Dec 4, 2018 • 23 min
Joining me in this episode of Annie Talks is the graceful and beautiful ice skating performer, ANNA MADORSKY. Learn how she got started skating, who influenced her while growing up, her competition years at the US National and Junior Olympic levels, and…
54 - Annie Talks with The Lee Sisters | Emi and Lise Lee | New CD - Uke Shoes
Nov 27, 2018 • 49 min
My guests on this episode are The Lee Sisters! As you’ve heard they are launching their first-ever CD. I’m so honored to have them both on this show and I cannot wait for you all to hear about how they got started. You’ll even get a sneak peek at two…
53 - Annie Talks with George Zhao | Hanart Culture | Chinese Lantern Festival Arrives in LA
Nov 20, 2018 • 19 min
I had the privilege of speaking with George Zhao, president of Hanart Culture, which is the producer of the event.
 The Festival brings over 1,000 handcrafted illuminated lanterns depicting larger than life animals and transforming festival-goers into a…
52 - Annie Talks with Tim Pahuta | Fmr. Pro Baseball Player | 1st Life Mapping Coach in U.S.
Nov 13, 2018 • 57 min
My guest on this episode is a former professional baseball player, Tim Pahuta. Tim was originally drafted in the 21st round (624th overall) in 2001 by the Pittsburg Pirates but opted to attend Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey. In 2005,…
51 - Annie Talks with Maura Sweeney | Ambassador of Happiness | Living Happy Inside Out
Nov 5, 2018 • 58 min
Maura Sweeney is an author, a renowned international speaker, a highly-sought after guest for her engaging demeanor and thought-provoking perspectives, and has been featured in over 300 media outlets including the BBC Radio with Host Simon Hoban and NBC…
50 - Annie Talks with Roni Lambrecht | Author Shares Tips About Being a Mindful Parent
Oct 30, 2018 • 57 min
In this episode, my guest, Roni Lambrecht, shares her story about losing her only son, Dalton in an ATV accident. He was 15 years old at the time. Together with her husband John, Roni’s world would change forever. It was through their grieving process,…
49 - Annie Talks with Shawn Anderson | Creator of EXTRA MILE DAY | Power to Create Change
Oct 23, 2018 • 37 min
Shawn Anderson is a #1 ranked motivational author, unlimited thinker, and lifetime entrepreneur with a history of inspiring others. A seven-time author, Shawn is also the creator of Extra Mile Day…a day recognizing the power we each have to create…
48 - Annie Talks with Thom King | CEO of Icon Foods and Author of GUY GONE KETO Shares Tips
Oct 16, 2018 • 45 min
In this podcast episode, I had the pleasure of talking with Thom King, the CEO of Steviva Brands, Inc., and Icon Foods - an ingredients company that supplies sports nutrition companies with sweeteners for products and drink mixes that support a ketogenic…
47 - Annie Talks with Juliet Lemar | Host of ‘Life Reflected’ | National Champ Olympic-level
Oct 9, 2018 • 58 min
Episode 47 - Annie Talks with Juliet Lemar | On-air Talent, Writer, and Creator of ‘Life Reflected’ Shares About Her Life as a National Champion Olympic-Level Gymnast and Journey as a Caretaker Juliet’s story was recently published in Voyage LA magazine:…
46 - Annie Talks with Annett Bone | Host of The Dancepreneuring Studio Podcast Returns to Da
Oct 1, 2018 • 58 min
For this episode, I had the wonderful pleasure of speaking with Annett Bone. She is the creator and host of The Dancepreneuring Studio podcast here in the Los Angeles area. Annett talks about what it was like to live in a biracial household being half…
45 - Annie Talks with Leonard Dozier | Voice Actor - One of the Primary Voices of NFL Films
Sep 24, 2018 • 47 min
One thing I enjoy about my podcast is getting to know my guests no matter the topic, whether we’re highlighting amazing athletes, talking with entertainers, or entrepreneurs, I absolutely love talking with guests. And I’ve said it before, I love…
44 - Annie Talks with Nick Kern | How I Overcame Ulcerative Colitis to Play Professional Bas
Sep 17, 2018 • 63 min
In this second episode the AMAZING ATHLETES series, my next guest is NICK KERN who hails from the city of Brea, Calif. Nick is an NCAA Baseball Champion, recipient of the Wilma Rudolph Student-Athlete Achievement Award, and the 2017 Muscle Milk Athlete of…
43 - Annie Talks with Isaac Wenrich | Pro Baseball Player Returns After Heart Attack, Named
Sep 10, 2018 • 43 min
My guest on this episode is the first of many more guests in the brand new series called “AMAZING ATHLETES.” Isaac Wenrich is a professional baseball player on the Road Warriors team in the Atlantic League. The Atlantic League is an independent baseball…
42 - Annie Talks with Terri Mendez | Find Your Happie with TREs Beau | Never Stop Growing
Sep 4, 2018 • 38 min
As we continue with my favorite series - the ENTREPRENEUR series, my next guest is Terri Mendez, someone I had known for many many years. We were good friends back in junior high school and then into high school, and as the years passed, life happened, we…
41 - Annie Talks with Andrei Duman | Award-Winning Travel and Landscape Photographer | Up fr
Aug 28, 2018 • 50 min
As we continue with the entrepreneur series, I also feature entertainers, performers, musicians and creative artists and we talk about projects their working on and so on. Now my next guest is not only a successful entrepreneur, but he is also a creative…
40 - Annie Talks with Joan Dizon | Living the Daydream
Aug 20, 2018 • 33 min
As we continue with the ENTREPRENEUR series, I wanted to highlight a dynamic woman business-owner. This person is someone whose promo appeared on my Facebook newsfeed. I was drawn to her almost instantaneously due largely in part by her photos from the…
39 - Annie Talks with Alissa Hunnicutt | New ‘Something’ CD Launch
Aug 14, 2018 • 36 min
My guest on this episode is a very special person who I met toward the end of 2017. You may recognize her name as she was my guest on Episode 12. At the time when we first talked with her, she was currently working on a very special project. So, in this…
38 - Annie Talks with Jasmine Wallace | CEO of Ku’uipo Creations | Hawai’ian Island-Inspired
Aug 7, 2018 • 19 min
My guest on today’s episode is Jasmine Wallace, the CEO, and mastermind of Ku’uipo Creations, a one-stop shop of Polynesian hand-made men and women apparel, as well as other island-inspired products such as hats, coffee mugs, Keike (or children’s)…
37 - Annie Talks with Jeff Rojas | New York Photographer, YouTuber, and Author of Photograph
Jul 30, 2018 • 34 min
My guest on this episode is Jeff Rojas, an American photographer and an author based in New York City. His primary body of work is advertising and editorial photography that has been published in both Elle and Esquire. Jeff also frequents as a photography…
36 - Annie Talks with Mike Pecci | Critically Acclaimed, Award-winning Film Director | The A
Jul 24, 2018 • 58 min
My guest on this episode is Mike Pecci, a critically acclaimed, award-winning film director. With over 18 years of experience, Mike has cemented a name for himself not only as a photographer and music video director but as an abstractly edgy filmmaker who…
35 - Annie Talks with Entrepreneur Michelle McNabb | Setting Goals: How I Became an Entrepre
Jul 17, 2018 • 52 min
So, if you’ve been listening to my podcast, you may have heard a few episodes where I talked with women entrepreneurs and learned about the power of being your own #bossbabe and #girlboss. The movement is real. The time is now, and more and more women are…
34 - Annie Talks with Standup Comedian Joe Elcholo
Jul 10, 2018 • 48 min
My guest on this episode is Standup Comedian, Joseph Luna, aka ‘Joe Elcholo.’ Joe hails from the infamous East Los Angeles area, then he moved to Fontana where he currently resides. Joe performs Spanish comedy and has opened for Pablo Francisco and Chris…
33 - Annie Talks with Holistic Health Coach Sandy Chasteen
Jul 3, 2018 • 26 min
My guest on this episode is Sandy Chasteen, a holistic health coach that focuses on helping people discover the connection between their physical disease and the emotional components underlying the issue. Using essential oils and especially the Aromatouch…
Bonus Episode - GRWM: Ipsy June Glam Bag | June 2018 | OFRA Cosmetics | Pacifica | Hanalei | MAC Cosmetics | Delectable
Jun 25, 2018 • 13 min
This Annie Talks BONUS EPISODE is a product review of the Ipsy June 2018 Glam Bag. To watch the video portion, visit my YouTube channel at www.YouTube.com/c/AnnieRivera or my website at www.AnnieTalks.com/p/YouTube. @ipsy @bedelectable @ofracosmetics…
32 - Annie Talks with Zumba Instructor and Life Coach Mel Algoso | Inspirational Message of
Jun 18, 2018 • 15 min
Episode 32 - Annie Talks with Zumba Instructor and Life Coach Melissa Algoso I met Mel about two years ago while taking one of her Zumba classes at a local 24 Hour Fitness. I absolutely fell in love with her Zumba class and her dance-style. She…
31 - Annie Talks with PA Announcer Mark Clinton | Finding Your Voice | Creating Your Own Sty
Jun 12, 2018 • 37 min
My guest on Episode 31 of Annie Talks is Mark Clinton - Public Address Announcer. I met Mark in 2009 where he was the Public Address announcer at El Dorado High School and had been the school’s announcer for decades. Mark has been announcing for 27 years…
30 - Annie Talks with Comedian Vince Royale | The Art of Being a ‘Social Scientist’ | Charac
Jun 5, 2018 • 31 min
My guest on today’s show is Comedian Vince Royale, a Jersey City native, who was always the class clown, though he never thought comedy would be his career. Vince currently lives in Los Angeles, who he refers to himself as “the former homeless salesman…
29 - Annie Talks with Comedian Jamario McClain | Due Diligence is a Beautiful Struggle
May 28, 2018 • 35 min
My guest on today’s show is someone I met through a friend of a friend of a friend. In fact, I met him through a group of local comedians who I have come to know recently. He is very active in the comedy club circuit as a stand-up comedian. Jamario…
28 - Annie Talks with Jamarr Brown | Author of Selling in Color | Keynote Speaker | Entrepre
May 21, 2018 • 43 min
Episode 28 - Annie Talks with Jamarr Brown, author of “Selling in Color.” My guest on today’s show is someone I met at a networking meeting recently where he was one of the speakers at that event. JAMARR BROWN is an author, keynote speaker, and founder of…
27 - Annie Talks and SIN Radio talk with Kumu Hulu Lokelani Reichert
May 15, 2018 • 14 min
Episode 27 of Annie Talks includes Kamaka Brown, the Creative Director of Sandwich Island Network Radio. Some of you may know that I am one of the “Krew” members of the SIN Radio at V93FM.com and we were recently honored to be invited to the 8th annual…
26 - Annie Talks with Megan Soliah of Stone Management Inc | Staying True to Yourself and Ha
May 8, 2018 • 39 min
Lately, I have been talking with various entrepreneurs and startup companies and learning about their career moves and where they see themselves in the next coming years. So, for this episode, I wanted to take a slight turn and talk about working your way…
25 - Annie Talks with Executive Advertising - Taking the Leap of Faith and How to Take Your
Apr 29, 2018 • 37 min
My guests on Episode 25 are a dynamic duo who is hitting the advertising scene in full force. I’m talking with the CEO and mastermind of Executive Advertising, Carlos Ojeda, who began in the financial industry for nearly a decade, got his big break…
24 - Annie Talks with Jennifer Becker of America’s Family Pet Expo Coming to Orange County,
Apr 19, 2018 • 19 min
Episode 24 - Annie Talks with spokesperson Jennifer Becker of America’s Family Pet Expo coming to the Orange County Fair & Events Center in Costa Mesa, Calif., April 27-29. America’s Family Pet Expo celebrates is 29th annual Pet Expo featuring a herd, a…
23 - Annie Talks with Graphic Designer Tevin Thompson - Living the Entrepreneurial Life and
Apr 14, 2018 • 20 min
In Episode 23 of Annie Talks, I sat down with a millennial graphic designer Tevin Thompson who speaks candidly about what inspired him to become a graphic designer, his philosophy on entrepreneurship, and how to get ahead and noticed by being yourself.…
Ep 22 - Annie Talks w/ Carson High School Director Marcia Barryte, Drs. Windy Warren and Rory Pullen
Apr 5, 2018 • 25 min
I recently visited my alma mater, Carson High School, where the Drama department presented Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.” It was a great closing performance and I met some of the cast, members of the production team, and other wonderful people. I spoke…
21 - Annie Talks with Tax Preparer Joey Jimeno - Last Minute Tips for Tax Preparations
Mar 29, 2018 • 19 min
We are officially into the Spring season of 2018 — and besides allergies, the start of baseball season, and spring cleaning — this time of year is also a busy busy time for tax preparers, CPAs, and accountants all over America. And if you haven’t already…
20 - Annie Talks and Sandwich Islands Network Radio Krew talk with Hawaiian Comedian Patrick
Mar 22, 2018 • 20 min
Aloha everybody! So glad you’ve tuned into another episode of Annie Talks. I wanted to give a shout out to some awesome people over at the Sandwich Islands Network Radio Ohana! If you don’t already know, I was welcomed with open arms by Uncle Kamaka…
19 - Annie Talks with Digital Coffee Podcast Founder and Host Brett Deister
Mar 15, 2018 • 31 min
My guest on Episode 19 of Annie Talks is a fellow Cal State Fullerton alum who I met while we both served on the College of Communications Chapter of the Alumni Association. We were on the leadership team. I was then Vice President of Marketing later…
18 - My Favorite Podcasters in Feb 2018
Mar 13, 2018 • 17 min
In Episode 18 of Annie Talks, I wanted to try something a little different. I have a segment on my YouTube channel called “My Favorites” — and they’re different things for that given month. Things like: favorite movie, favorite show, favorite podcaster,…
17 - Annie Talks with Zumba instructor Dawn Martin | Be the Best YOU
Mar 9, 2018 • 36 min
My guest on Episode 17 of Annie Talks is Dawn Martin, Zumba instructor who was originally from New York and now resides in Connecticut. Dawn and I became Facebook friends over the past few years through mutual friends. We’ve kept in touch through social…
16 - Annie Talks with Melody Trice of The Melody Trice Show | Living Life Unlimited
Mar 2, 2018 • 18 min
In Episode 16, Annie Talks with TV/talk show host, actress and YouTube star Melody Trice of The Melody Trice Show. Melody, originally from the small town Century in Florida, moved to California after years as a beautician in Alabama. Her mantra, “Living…
15 - Annie Talks Black History Month with Monikalynn Lehua Hawkins | Growing Up Bi-Racial
Feb 22, 2018 • 18 min
For this Celebration Awareness series, we recognize the entire month of February as BLACK HISTORY MONTH and we celebrate those who have paved the way and pioneered for African-Americans who follow in their footsteps. On this episode #15 of Annie Talks, I…
14 - Annie Talks with Certified Health Coach Carrie Barron | How I Lost 140 Pounds
Feb 15, 2018 • 16 min
In Episode 14, Annie Talks with Carrie Barron, Certified Health Coach - Center of Obesity Prevention and Education (COPE) Program about her healthy lifestyle choice, her inspiration, and how she is impacting others to make the same decision. Carrie shares…
13 - Annie Talks with Five-Time Emmy Award-Winning Percussionist Emedin Rivera | New CD
Feb 10, 2018 • 27 min
In Episode 13 on the Annie Talks podcast, my guest is five-time Emmy Award-winning percussionist, Emedin Rivera — no relation at all, in case you were wondering. Born and raised in the Bronx, NY, Emedin started playing the bongos at the tender age of 8…
12 - Annie Talks with New Artist Alissa Hunnicutt
Jan 31, 2018 • 37 min
If you follow my YouTube channel, you may have seen my next guest on one of the episodes, the first of these Hawaiian-style jam sessions called “Kanikapila.” An artist named Alissa Hunnicutt. Alissa is an upcoming new artist to follow. She is a very…
11 - Annie Talks with Monster Jam’s Matt Pagliarulo
Jan 8, 2018 • 17 min
CORRECTION: The venue is Angel Stadium in Anaheim, NOT the Honda Center as mentioned in the podcast. Welcome to another episode of Annie Talks where we bring to you interesting stories about interesting people that you want to know about. I’m your host -…
10 - Annie Talks with Diana Thrower | Mother Against Drunk Drivers | Donate Life
Dec 23, 2017 • 8 min
In this episode, Annie Talks with Diana Thrower, an advocate for Mothers Against Drunk Drivers and Donate Life, who delivers a touching plea to help keep her son’s legacy alive by donating to MADD and Donate Life. In 2012, her son Michael was killed by an…
9 - Annie Talks About Christmas-themed December Celebrations
Dec 13, 2017 • 10 min
This podcast reveals the back stories behind certain days in December that you may or may not already know. As Christmas draws near, I thought it would be fitting to dedicate this podcast to talk about Christmas-themed days throughout the entire month of…
8 - SIN and Annie Talks with Hawaiian Singer/Songwriter Keahi
Dec 6, 2017 • 16 min
In Episode 8, the Sandwich Islands Network (SIN) Radio Krew and Annie Talks with Hawaiian artist, singer/songwriter and performer Keahi. This is my debut radio session with SIN after recently joining the Krew. We talked to Keahi about his new CD “It’s…
7 - Annie Talks with Alphonso Walker Jr in “Beauty and the Beast”
Dec 2, 2017 • 17 min
In this podcast, Annie Talks to a good friend, Alphonso Walker Jr who relocated from his home state, Florida, to Los Angeles, California to pursue a career in Television and Film. I met Alphonso a few years ago and together we performed in the musical…
6 - Annie Talks with Disney On Ice Skater Justine Lopez
Nov 25, 2017 • 15 min
The holiday season is upon us and typically around this time of year, Feld Entertainment presents Disney On Ice skates into town with a winter wonderland of fantasy, magic and unforgettable memories. This year, all of Southern California anxiously awaits…
5 - Annie Talks with LA Temptation Head Coach Tui Suiaunoa
Nov 22, 2017 • 22 min
In this episode, I had a conversation with Legends Football League - Los Angeles Temptation Head Coach, Tui Suiaunoa. Suiaunoa was born and raised in Torrance, Calif. He played football and graduated from Carson High School in 1986. He also graduated from…
4 - National ‘I Love Lucy’ Day | Interview with Anthony Eredia
Nov 15, 2017 • 17 min
About a month ago, we celebrated National I Love Lucy Day on October 15. I had the wonderful pleasure of speaking to a friend of mine, Anthony Eredia, a friend from way back in my high school days. As I watched this video, I thought this piece was much…
3 - Annie Talks to Andy Bumatai | Hawaii’s First Stand-Up Comic
Nov 8, 2017 • 13 min
I recently met Andy Bumatai, who is referred to as “Hawaii’s first stand-up comic.” Born and raised in Hawaii, this comedian, actor, and TV show host, got his start as the opening act for a popular comedian Fran De Lima and appeared in movies including…
2 - Tattoos by Uncle Russell | Tattoo or Not to Tattoo? | Helpful Tips to Help You Decide
Nov 4, 2017 • 7 min
Thinking about getting a tattoo? Hear tips from tattoo artist Russell Price on things to consider before getting a tattoo. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/annietalks/support
1 - Introducing the New Annie Talks Podcast
Oct 28, 2017 • 5 min
Welcome to “Annie Talks.” In Episode 1, I talk about the fundraising event “Spirit of Aloha” that will benefit St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. FREE ENTERTAINMENT Artists scheduled to perform include: - Auntie Geri Kuhia - Aolani Kaeka - Nathan Yaris and…