el L.A. with Jake & Lenny

el L.A. with Jake & Lenny

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Co-Hosts Jake F.H. (Comedian) & Lenny Hernandez (Actor) interview all kinds of film industry talent like actors, producers, writers, creators, directors, comedians and so much more. Do you have something that you want to Promote? Or do you have questions about our show? We’d love to hear from you. Email us: [email protected]


91 Ashley Fountain & Dan Mendoza (Actors)
Jul 19 • 111 min
Actors, Ashley Fountain & Dan Mendoza join us to discuss Ashley’s stunning performance & the story behind this year’s Hollywood Fringe Festival play Thank You For Loving Me, the difference between soccer & football, & the BOLDNESS it takes to pick up…
90 Alan Heitz (Character Actor)
Jul 19 • 109 min
We guarantee that you’ve see ALAN HEITZ somewhere! This dude is everywhere. His IMDB is like a mile long because this guy books! From Uber Eats/McDonald’s commercials to shows like Conan, New Girl, 2 Broke Girls, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Bones, Veronica…
89 Fanto (Comedian)
Jul 17 • 109 min
Our boi, FANTO returns to the mic to collectively chat all kinds of crazy things! We also proudly spend the last 35 minutes pulling up instrumentals to 2000’s rap songs and unapologetically freestyle to them! You’d be surprised! One day we’ll be famous…
88 Micah Vaultz (Musician/Composer)
Jul 15 • 100 min
After years of not seeing each other, co-host Jake FH is reunited with the King of Ladera! Micah Vaultz!!! We discuss his artistry as well as where he finds his focus & peace in the chaos that is LA. We’ll also ask him about his love for creating music 🎼!…
87 The Ali Sisters
Jul 6 • 77 min
The Ali Sisters are on our show!!! Autianna & Jaseena join us to discuss their new show “Table For Two” on @evertalktv, hosting on the red carpet, launching their company Ali Sisters Media, the pros & cons to being a Virgo, & of course teach Lenny & Jake…
86 JR De Guzman (Comic, Musical Comedy)
Jul 6 • 109 min
You’ve seen musical comedian JR De Guzman on Netflix “The Comedy Lineup” Part 2, Comedy Central, & NBC and now he’s bringing his talents to el L.A. with Jake & Lenny with a vengeance!!! We will chat about growing up brown, the state of internet porn,…
85 HOLLYWOOD FRINGE FESTIVAL (Saving Cain & Tattered Capes)
Jul 6 • 107 min
The 10th annual Hollywood Fringe Festival runs June 13th - 30th and we have two world premieres Tattered Capes produced by Theatre Unleashed and Saving Cain playing at the Hudson Guild Theatre represented in this episode. THEATRE UNLEASHED Artistic…
84 Tyannah SINGER/SONGWRITER
Jun 2 • 109 min
Singer/Songwriter, Actress, & Dancer Tyannah is in the building this week promoting her latest single CLUELESS! We’ll ask this multi-talented performer how she juggles so many passions! We also get a little wild by going off script singing our favorite…
83 Jason Konopisos - Alvarez
Jun 2 • 112 min
Overall funnyman Jason Konopisos-Alverez brings the heat in this episode! We’ll play around with making voices, because he’s a Voice Over Artist (Click here to listen), we’ll discuss pitching pilots (he’s a Writer/Producer), and for shits and giggles…
82 Reigning MS. BLACK U.S.A. Mercedez Ja’Miece
May 25 • 107 min
Don’t get it twisted, Mercedez Ja’Miece aka reigning Ms. Black U.S.A. is more than a pretty face. She’s a spoken word artist, an on-the-rise actor, and a suicide prevention advocate. We ask her how an Indiana native got into pageants, what inspires her…
81 Kyle Water Geller (Filmmaker/Creator: El Primo Brand)
May 10 • 107 min
Filmmaker & Entrepreneur Kyle Waters Geller is in the studio this week! This ‘Do It Yourself’ filmmaker is gonna give us all the details about his El Primo Brand production company. This is an incredibly insightful interview for all of you filmmakers out…
80 Fanto Fruenze & Ashley Fountain
May 6 • 103 min
What happens when you combine the humor of a quirky 5 ft. comedienne with a crude Eastern European douche?! You get another classic el L.A. episode! We have Ashley Fountain & Fanto Fruenze in the studio to discuss only the most philosophical &…
79 Rachel Amanda Bryant ACTOR: DEATHDAY & IN BED WITH A KILLER
Apr 29 • 112 min
Actor Rachel Amanda Bryant has done it all! She once started a theatre company, will answer to the nickname the “notorious R.A.B.”, and has even ridden in a hot air balloon. On this episode she tells us all about her time filming the hit thriller horror…
78 LIANA (Music Artist)
Apr 23 • 73 min
We ask up and coming Music Artist LIANA all about her latest single SUMMER LOVE produced by Skyler Lexx in this episode! What inspires this talented just turned 18 year old? She’ll tell us. Along for the ride, Stand up Comedian Mallory Fuccella helps…
77 Frankee Razor SINGER/SONGWRITER: ARTIST
Apr 12 • 117 min
Singer/Songwriter Frankee Razor will admit that he is not the same person he was when he was on Season 1 of American Idol. He has broken himself away from the cookie cutter mold to redefine himself into something very NEW and we get to talk to him all…
76 Melissa Kyle PRODUCER & ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
Apr 6 • 104 min
Producer and Assistant Director Melissa Kyle speaks some truth in this episode with Guest Host Cecilia Tripp. From answering phones (at a Network execs office), to working art department, to directing, and producing Melissa has done a ton of things in the…
75 Bret Porter & Jenna Skeva (Actors/Producers)
Apr 5 • 112 min
HAPPY 75th EPISODE!!!!! Talented Actor/Producers Bret Porter (Westworld) & Jenna Skeva (Nasty Women) join our loaded panel (Lenny & Jake of course, WITH the creator of our show GUY GARNER) for our 75th EPISODE! We ask them about their current projects but…
74 Els! Indonesian–American Rapper, Singer, Dancer, & Actress.
Apr 2 • 103 min
Lenny sits down, 1 on 1, with Indonesian–American Rapper, Singer, Dancer, & Actress, the ONE AND ONLY Els! This spunky 11 year old rose to international fame when she released her hit song SLIDE ft. Silento (Yes that Silento! WATCH ME the WHIP/NAE NAE…
73 Ava Cantrell (ACTRESS: Young Sheldon, The Haunted Hathaways)
Mar 22 • 100 min
Actress & Activist AVA CANTRELL is an absolute delight! Check out her IMDB. She stars in the New Line Cinema’s horror feature LIGHTS OUT and the indie sci-fi feature film ONE UNDER THE SUN where she won best actress honors and we will ask her all about…
72 Amber Patino (Actor: THE FIRST, Singer/Songwriter SUPERNOVA)
Mar 10 • 96 min
Amber Patino is an up and coming Actress & Singer/Songwriter. She’s also a Professional Face Painter and dedicated Philanthropist. Have we said yet that she still isn’t of legal driving age!? Well she isn’t! 😱 This multi-talented kid is in the studio to…
71 Harmony McElligott (Groundlings Instructor; Robot Chicken Writer)
Mar 4 • 99 min
What does Harmony McElligott have in common with Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Pee Wee Herman, Kaitlin Olson, Will Forte and Flo from Progressive? They are all alumni from the famous improvisation and sketch comedy troupe The GROUNDLINGS.…
70 Taylor Schulte (Make Up Artist: Legacy Effects)
Feb 22 • 114 min
Los Angeles Make Up Artist and 2017 IMATS (International Make-Up Artists Trade Show) competition winner Taylor Schulte brightens up the studio in our 70th episode. She tells us all about working for a company that builds the prosthetics for such…
69 Cecilia Tripp & Maggie Knoedelseder
Feb 17 • 97 min
Laurel Canyon Creative co-founder Cecilia Tripp and Actor Maggie Knoedelseder are on our 69th episode! We’re going to discuss social media tips, strip clubs, babies and everything else you might need to know in making that next level jump. Need help with…
68 Heather LaRose with Mark McKee (Singer/Songwriter & Musician)
Feb 7 • 110 min
Singer/Songwriter Heather LaRose is in the house! She’s played for HRC, has had her music on the show Teen Wolf as well as has an album on the way! If you haven’t heard of her yet, trust us, you will soon. Her music is incredible and she serenades us with…
66 Thomas Hennessy (Filmmaker)
Jan 25 • 116 min
Filmmaker & Veteran Thomas Hennessy explains the long process of writing a screenplay to getting your finished work distributed! We talk about funding/casting/directing the whole lot as well as geek out a bit about the last few blockbusters that have hit…
Ep 65 Erica Boozer & Phillip Andre Botello (Actors: PLEDGE)
Jan 11 • 112 min
Erica Boozer & Phillip Andre Botello the stars of the new thriller PLEDGE are in the fucking house! We ask these two great people what it was like spending over a month filming in upstate New York, how did they discover their love for acting, and most…
44 Mike Kallio & Taylor Schulte (Director/Producer & Special Effects Make Up Artist)
Jan 3 • 114 min
One of our favorite interviews. Producer/Director Michael Kallio (“Hatred of a Minute” & “Mutant Swinger from Mars”) and Special Effects Make-up Artist Taylor Schulte (Westworld, Aquaman, Insidious: The Last Key, Captain Marvel) discuss their love of…
63 Alexia Dox (Overthinking with Kat & June)
Dec 19, 2018 • 99 min
If you have seen the Hulu Original comedy series ‘Quick Draw’ you already know how hilarious Alexia Dox is. Now she stars in the new AwesomenessTV series ‘Overthinking with Kat & June’ where a strange but beautiful friendship is formed between two new…
62 Simon Sorrells & Daniel Mendoza (The Meridian Contact)
Dec 14, 2018 • 109 min
Jake & Lenny sit down with Simon Sorrells (writer, director, actor) and Daniel Mendoza (actor) of the impressive short film ‘The Meridian Contact.’ This plot twist thriller is making its way through the film festival circuit and we are here with the…
61 Cassidy Davis & Mallory Fuccella (Adulting Web Series)
Dec 5, 2018 • 105 min
We have an amazing internet find on this episode of el L.A. with Jake & Lenny. Our Co-hosts interview Cassidy Davis and Mallory Fuccella, the Creators, Writers, and Lead Actors of ‘Adulting’ the Web Series! What is on Mallory’s resume as a special skill?…
59 Ally Dixon (Actor/Voice Over/Singer)
Nov 8, 2018 • 112 min
If you don’t know who Ally Dixon is yet you soon will! Actor/Singer/Voice Over Artist and summer wakeboarder, Ally Dixon schools us on how to break into the V.O. world. She also demonstrates how to properly master the use of our “sultry” voice, as well as…
58 Justin Defreece, Kate Pennington, & Molly Grotha (Actors)
Nov 2, 2018 • 104 min
Our first ever all MSU ALUM SHOW! Incredibly talented alums come thru to talk about their crazy new to LA stories (like having your car stolen) as well as the importance of choosing the right representation. We also debate what is actually needed when you…
57 Clarissa Hoffmann (Actor & Life Coach)
Nov 2, 2018 • 103 min
Multi-talented & Multilingual badass Clarissa Hoffmann shares her excitement with her endeavors - life coaching, voice over acting (Tayo the Little Bus) and producing her own docuseries SEXBOMB & SUPERWOMAN
53 Michael Kallio (Writer/Director/Producer)
Sep 12, 2018 • 108 min
Writer/Director/Producer Michael Kallio sits down ONE on ONE with Lenny to discuss his upcoming Documentary Leather Face. As well as updates on past projects including Mutant Swingers from Mars and Hatred of a Minute.
52 Rachel Kerbs (Actor/Producer)
Aug 27, 2018 • 98 min
Rachel Kerbs sits down with Lenny for a One on One interview. She discusses her first film Splinter, Messy Bun Productions and her self produced short film currently making its rounds in festivals. Have questions or comments for el L.A. w/ Jake & Lenny?…
51 Lora Dailey (Actor/Stage Combatant)
Aug 21, 2018 • 104 min
We interview Actor/Stage Combatant Lora Dailey! She describes her craziest gigs and you won’t believe it! Some how we realize Jake and Lora worked on a short film together years ago and it’s a hilarious story. Questions? Email us: [email protected]
50 Oscar Winning Writers of BlacKkKlansman (Charlie Wachtel & David Rabinowitz)
Aug 1, 2018 • 61 min
This week is officially el L.A.’s 50th Episode so we decided bring on some ILLUSTRIOUS GUESTS!! We sit down with Charlie Wachtel and David Rabinowitz, the writers of Spike Lee’s latest, ACADEMY WINNING FILM, BlacKkKlansman!!! The story follows undercover…
48 Bernie Stern, Hartleigh Buwick, & Marco Parra
Jul 28, 2018 • 106 min
Marco Parra is back guest hosting. Hartleigh Buwick (Actor: Bernard and Huey) and Bernie Stern (Producer: Hunky Dory) discuss the possibilities of touring for months on a cruise ship, their irrational fears of being throw overboard, and pitch new…