Take Me To Coffee

Take Me To Coffee

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A Mentorship Podcast for the Digital Age


Comedy Bits: Danny Pudi
Nov 14 • 54 min
We got some great questions from listeners for this episode with actor Danny Pudi (you might remember him from a little show called Community?). We find out what made Danny laugh the hardest on the set of Community and how he juggles new and old…
Classical Piano + YouTube: AyseDeniz
Nov 7 • 55 min
Talk about using the powers of social media for good! Classical pianist and composer AyseDeniz has harnessed YouTube, Facebook and Instagram to help expose a new generation to classical music and make it cool again. There's nowhere and nothing she won't…
Video Game Audio Design: Zack Quarles
Oct 31 • 55 min
Ever find yourself playing a video game and thinking to yourself, "Man, I love this game but I don't know why - and it's not just the visuals"? Turns out the audio design of a game can make or break your experience, and Zack Quarles, or ZQ to his friends,…
BONUS EPISODE #2: Our Very Second Episode with Christina Anthony of Mixed-ish
Oct 24 • 60 min
Little did we all know that Christina Anthony's life was about to be forever changed, when she agreed to be our second test guest back in March of 2019 and sit down for coffee with us. She had just shot a backdoor pilot for a new show called Mixed-ish,…
BONUS EPISODE #3: Our Very Third Episode with Jay Klaitz from Jessica Jones
Oct 24 • 42 min
Broadway, TV and Film actor Jay Klaitz took time away from his brand new (super cute) baby to chat with us in our third ever episode of Take Me To Coffee. We talked all things theatre (he is a legend of Broadway with Lend Me a Tenor, Rock of Ages and High…
BONUS EPISODE #1: Our Very First Episode with Jermaine Blackwell
Oct 24 • 56 min
Friends, we're ten episodes in and that means it's time for a BONUS WEEK! Gather round for a very special commentary track episode, wherein Andrew and Jess pull back the curtain and let you listen in to the very first episode they ever recorded, with NBC…
Comedy: Dana Powell
Oct 17 • 75 min
Modern Family. Veep. Bridesmaids. Dana Powell is a comedic powerhouse who has graced the screens of some of our favorite shows. Today, we're sitting down to coffee with her… well, no. Laying down to coffee with her? She did the whole episode in her bed in…
Sports & Identity: Joon Lee
Oct 10 • 49 min
Jess is stuck in the wilds of eastern Oregon, so Andrew helms the ship for an incredibly inspiring conversation with Joon Lee. Joon is a 24 year old Korean-American sportswriter for ESPN, and he takes us on a wild journey through his time at Bleacher…
Wine: Amanda McCrossin aka Sommvivant
Oct 3 • 67 min
Wine always feels fancy, but our guest Amanda McCrossin spends the hour answering our dumb questions and helping us feel like maybe it isn't something that far out of our reach. Plus - we get the top 3 Instagram tips from Amanda, who grew her own…
Community & Entrepreneurship: The Zuckerberg Institute
Sep 26 • 56 min
Today we have coffee with the co-founders of The Zuckerberg Institute, Randi Zuckerberg's new initiative for entrepreneurs around the globe. We hear about Brian Patrick Murphy's biggest failure in business and what he learned from it, what it was like for…
Activism: Idealist.org
Sep 26 • 74 min
Ami Dar, founder of Idealist.org, has always had one mission in life: connect the people who want to do good, and make it easier to do that good. Never was there such an inspiring episode as talking with he and their Director of Organizing, Abby Graf…
The Mughal Empire: Audrey Truschke
Sep 26 • 72 min
Audrey Truschke has created a name for herself on Twitter but it's probably not for anything you'd guess. She's an academic and author whose specialty is Muslim & Hindu conflict, The Mughal Empire and Sanksrit. We get down and dirty to learn about the…
Founding a Fitness Empire: Mark Fisher
Sep 26 • 56 min
It seems like every Broadway friend of ours (including Andrew's wife!) keeps in shape at Mark Fisher Fitness. On our coffee date with the man himself, we found out that's because he is one smart dude, in addition to being a whacky, dada-loving unicorn. We…
Female Empowerment: Laura Behnke
Sep 26 • 67 min
Even though Jess and Andrew did a bit of birdwalking at the top of the episode, things got back on track quickly and we got to hear about Laura Behnke's incredible journey from television sportscaster who was owned by everyone else to entrepreneur and…
Beer: Jeremy Danner
Sep 26 • 66 min
What didn't we talk about on this date coffee with Kansas City beer geek Jeremy Danner? We hit what it means to sewer a batch of beer, what Jeremy thinks a brewery needs to do to go from good to great to amazing, and most importantly we invented the Shut…
CURVYcon: CeCe Olisa
Sep 24 • 96 min
theCURVYcon founder CeCe Olisa helps kick off our brand new podcast! We sip on some tasty coffee and talk about why following your feelings can lead you to the place you want to go, CeCe's advice for theatre kids who don't fit in and why CeCe is obsessed…