Beautiful Hollywood

Beautiful Hollywood

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Sharing the stories of dream chasers who make it happen. Host Melanie Camp explores the Hollywood state-of-mind that drives a dream. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beautiful-hollywood/support


Woman, ROAR! The Forward Female Co-Founders Lauren Cheek and Priscilla Presley
Dec 9, 2019 • 49 min
Lauren Cheek and Priscilla Presley say research shows you have ninety-five percent more chance of success if you are accountable to someone other than just yourself. With that in mind, these two women created The Forward Female. This new co-working space…
Woman, ROAR! Bev Founder & CEO Alix Peabody
Nov 20, 2019 • 38 min
Coming to you from Venice, California at Bev Headquarters, talking to founder and CEO Alix Peabody about her female-first beverage brand Bev. Bev is a mission-driven #breaktheglass beverage company that has risen in a real phoenix from the ashes story.…
Woman, ROAR! The Revury Founder & CEO Remington Fraser
Nov 13, 2019 • 48 min
Talking taking the career transition leap and being a conscious consumer with Remington Fraser founder and CEO of TheRevury.com, an online store for luxury consignment. While Remington has always had a passion for fashion and worked in retail throughout…
Woman, ROAR! Entrepreneur Founder of SBC, Blacklight, & Stryke Club Stacy Blackman
Oct 29, 2019 • 35 min
Entrepreneur Stacy Blackman is the founder of SBC, The Blacklight Channel, and Stryke Club. Stacy started her first business with two friend while still in business school. Upon graduating, the three of them sold their company to what eventually became…
Woman, ROAR! Television Journalist Brooke Thomas
Oct 21, 2019 • 48 min
Talking the business of show business with television journalist Brooke Thomas. Brooke moved to Los Angeles with a holding deal from Fox. However, the show never went ahead, and she found herself out of work in search of other television news…
Woman, ROAR! Scientist Anja Skodda CEO & Founder of Happy Again Pet
Oct 2, 2019 • 31 min
When Anja Skodda’s beloved skateboarding bulldog Tony was diagnosed with arthritis, Anja used her years of experience working as a biotech scientist to develop a formula to help him and get back on his board. For the past 15 years, Anja has merged her…
Woman, ROAR! Vanessa Dew Health-Ade Kombucha Co-Founder & CSO
Sep 18, 2019 • 48 min
Sharing stories of women in business and how they get it done. Woman, ROAR! is about inspiring you to be bold, see your potential, and get doing! Coming to you from Health-Ade Kombucha HQ in Torrance, California. Health-Ade Kombucha Co-Founder & Chief…
Woman, ROAR! Create Hospitality Founder & CEO Lauren Koeppe
Sep 11, 2019 • 40 min
Sharing stories of women in business and how they get it done. Woman, ROAR! is about inspiring you to be bold, see your potential, and get doing! Create Hospitality Founder & CEO Lauren Koeppe shares her story of changing dreams and starting at the bottom…
Beautiful Hollywood X Gay Guts: Drag King Stephanie Galindo is Charles Galindo
Jul 16, 2019 • 36 min
Stephanie Galindo is a Drag King, and she likes to pack her pants with a sizable bulge when she is on stage as her alter ego Charles Galin. Stephanie named Charles in honor of Charlie Chaplin, whom she credits with saving her life. Each Christmas, on the…
Neon Vice
Jun 30, 2019 • 42 min
How do you take a leap when you don’t know where you are going to land? Drag Queen and Trans activist, Gia Gunn, and Nadia Lee, owner of the international jewelry company, Adia Kibur, had to both face decisions that involved major life transitions. Nadia…
Passion to Purpose
Jun 6, 2019 • 48 min
This show comes with a trigger warning. We hope it can be something that helps you if you’re in the process of healing. You are never alone. Find support at RAINN.org. Passion found a purpose for Claire Salvo, as she reached for a pen and began to sketch…
Ice Queen
May 16, 2019 • 27 min
Take a leap of faith and follow your dream. Elite athlete and former Team USA figure skater Maddison Bullock proves that risks lead to rewards as she transitions into a career as an actress, producer, and screenwriter. Her first feature The Ice Movie is…
Beautiful Hollywood X gAYGUTs: Jaake Castro
May 8, 2019 • 39 min
Authenticity is the “Queer Superpower” according to Singer Jaake Castro. Hosts Melanie Camp and Enrique Jesus Hernandez talk to the singer-songwriter and host of the live gAYGUTs show at Boardners, about growing up Christian, signing up for conversion…
Rent Poet
Apr 30, 2019 • 29 min
“Words are how we record our thoughts and put them in other people’s heads,” says Brian Sonia-Wallace aka Rent Poet. Brian uses a typewriter and his poetry to pay the rent. Beautiful Hollywood host Melanie Camp chats with the wordsmith about poetry and…
Beautiful Hollywood X Gay Guts: INA of KINGQUEEN
Apr 28, 2019 • 31 min
Setting intentions to have them manifest is something INA likes to practice. Even as a child, she would tell people something was going to happen as a way of hoping it would happen. This helped her survive a traumatic childhood and go on to live a…
Metaphors Be With You
Apr 15, 2019 • 19 min
Quentin Ring is the Executive Director at Beyond Baroque, a literary arts center in Venice, CA. To celebrate National Poetry Month, Beautiful Hollywood host, Melanie Camp, chats with Quentin discovering how poetry can change your life. Plus, find out more…
Beautiful Hollywood X gAYGUTs: Enrique Jesus Hernandez
Mar 22, 2019 • 24 min
gAYGUTs is new series on Beautiful Hollywood that shares the stories of queer artists in Los Angeles. See them live at Boardners. Listen to their stories here. Domestic violence survivor, musician, and gAYGUTs creator, Enrique Jesus Hernandez makes space…
Wears Kelly
Mar 22, 2019 • 51 min
Kelly Donohue is the woman of WearsKelly.com a fashion blog that began in 2013. Initially, Kelly moved to Los Angeles to study at UCLA and like so many other, act. Kelly’s dreams were on track, and WearsKelly was merely a hobby, a creative outlet and a…
Beastie Bak
Feb 24, 2019 • 54 min
Elizabeth Taylor once told Venice Art Crawl president and photographer Sunny Bak she was up way past her bedtime, but that is just how it goes when you’re rolling around New York with paparazzi as a teenager. Beautiful Hollywood talks to Bak about how a…
Hair + Makeup
Feb 1, 2019 • 55 min
From celebrity clients to campaigns for PETA and Old Navy, to editorials for People and Nylon magazines, Aaron Barry has 12 years experience in makeup and 15 in hair. But it wasn’t always red carpets and Hollywood glam. Aaron grew up in Ireland struggling…
When Art is Crime
Jan 8, 2019 • 53 min
Graffiti artist Narrator is paid to create art all over town, including Venice and Mid-city, but his art hasn’t always been a welcome commission in the City of Los Angeles. From graffiti to jail to selling paintings worth thousands of dollars when it…
#Actorlife
Dec 18, 2018 • 59 min
Starz Sweetbitter actor and Mastro’s bar alum, Jimmie Saito, talks with Melanie Camp about the reality of chasing the Hollywood Dream. From his big break scene-stealing with Terry Crews to having to go back to bar work while waiting for a season two…
Helping Heals
Dec 12, 2018 • 53 min
*Trigger Warning. This story has content that may be triggering to anyone who has suffered abuse or violence. Ultimately, it is a story of surviving and thriving and because of it thousands of lives have been saved. Living on the streets for several years…
Music on Mars
Dec 4, 2018 • 52 min
Singer Tara Macri shares her story of dream chasing all the way to the Billboard Top 100. She says songwriting is her version of journaling, helping her keep her feet on the ground as she sets goals to send her music to outer space. Next stop Mars…how…
Training Cats & Dogs
Nov 27, 2018 • 49 min
At 29, Ian Doig had no car, no job, and no idea what to do with his life. Today, he works as an animal co-ordinator on many hit TV shows including; DC Legends of Tomorrow and The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. It all began with a Polar Bear! Beautiful…
Beauty Reality
Nov 21, 2018 • 50 min
Make up artist Michelle Q glams many of the faces you see in reality television. Working on Botched, Vanderpump Rules, The Hills New Beginnings, and more! However, eight years ago Michelle arrived in Los Angeles with all her belongings in a couple of…
How to Win an Emmy® (and where to keep the statue)
Nov 17, 2018 • 52 min
Award-winning producer, Lauren Wilkins shares how she cracked the tough world of television, won an Emmy®, and where she keeps her statue. “I’m the kind of person who writes affirmations in the morning. I have to do my inner work before I get to work, so…
Dr. Chong: Failing and Saving
Nov 7, 2018 • 51 min
Dr. David Chong grew up in the most isolated city in the world, moving from Malaysia to Australia when he was five years old. A leading Australian plastic surgeon, David spends three months a year volunteering for Mercy Ships and Operation Smile saving…
The Chair that Peter Built
Nov 7, 2018 • 51 min
Host Melanie Camp chats with entrepreneur Peter Grundberg in Budapest, Hungary and discovers how a unique hospitality concept called BrodyLand was born like a phoenix rising from the ashes of the global crash in 2008. Peter and his business partner Will…
In Bed with Michele Knight
Nov 7, 2018 • 51 min
Welcoming Beautiful Hollywood into her home, and bed, Astrologer & Psychic Michele Knight chats with host Melanie Camp about the magic of dream chasing and as she puts it, how you can be a “sorceress of your own reality.” —- Support this podcast:…