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You can’t always get the answers you want from Siri or on Google and it doesn’t help to talk with your dog about real life problems. Things like a bad breakup; unrealistic expectations from friends and family; or getting bullied at school or work. Maybe you’re totally stressed out or you just can’t take the pain anymore. So where do you go?

You’ve come to the right place. Utalk is all about YOU talking to us.

We’re here to listen. You can talk about what’s important to you. We’ll give you some ideas that we think might help. We’ll also mix in what’s trending in pop culture, chat with some celebs and talk about how we can make a difference in the world.

Give us a call at 1-855-50-Utalk or text "UTALK" to 411 247. You can also reach out to us on our web site: utalkradio.com or on social media @utalkradio

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You can’t always get the answers you want from Siri or on Google and it doesn’t help to talk with your dog about real life problems. Things like a bad breakup; unrealistic expectations from friends and family; or getting bullied at school or work. Maybe you’re totally stressed out or you just can’t take the pain anymore. So where do you go?

You’ve come to the right place. Utalk is all about YOU talking to us.

We’re here to listen. You can talk about what’s important to you. We’ll give you some ideas that we think might help. We’ll also mix in what’s trending in pop culture, chat with some celebs and talk about how we can make a difference in the world.

Give us a call at 1-855-50-Utalk or text "UTALK" to 411 247. You can also reach out to us on our web site: utalkradio.com or on social media @utalkradio

    Mini Episode 47: Ryan Alessi

    Mini Episode 47: Ryan Alessi

    Utalk host Steve had a chance to interview Actor Ryan Alessi from Nickelodeons All That at Shel Bailey’s Hollywood Burger Live Brunch. Ryan fills us in on the new version of All That and how it’s different from the original. He talks about how he got started in acting and does a few impersonations for us. Listen to the interview for more.

    Make sure you check out our website utalkradio.com and follow us on social media @utalkradio for more.

    • 6 min
    Mini Episode 46: Let's Be MAD

    Mini Episode 46: Let's Be MAD

    Join Utalk Hosts Steve, Larissa and Kati with our Special Co-Host Dr. Josh as we talk about being mad. Not the angry kind of mad but making a difference (m.a.d). On this episode we answer Chris’s question about wanting to do something that matters and making a difference in the world.

    Dr. Josh brings up the point we can make a difference in the jobs and careers we have. How we treat each other in our jobs can make a big difference. Kati Talks about unique ways you can go mad even when you’re sick and in the hospital. Steve suggests picking up trash and cleaning up our communities. Larissa tells us a story about a teen making a difference.

    We bring up the question: “What does it mean to really make a difference?” Is it in small gestures or huge life changing acts? In everything you do think of someone else. Anyone can make a difference find the need and fill it.

    There is so much more in this episode so make sure you take a listen.

    We want to hear from you. Do you know someone who is making a difference or are you doing something that makes a difference in your community? Send us a message and let us know.

    Make sure you check out our website utalkradio.com and our social media @utalkradio.

    • 19 min
    Mini Episode 45: Keyon Dooling

    Mini Episode 45: Keyon Dooling

    Don’t forget to check out our website utalkradio.com and follow us on social media @utalkradio.

    Utalk Host Steve met up with NBA Player Keyon Dooling on Hollywood Blvd for a chat. Keyon had a 13 year career in the National Basketball Association and played against big names like Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Shaq and Lebron James.

    Keyon has a new career working as a wellness counselor in the NBA Players Association as well as being an author and a mental health and sexual abuse advocate. He overcame sexual abuse as a child.

    He is passionate about people and those who have gone through adversity and overcome obstacles. He has some great advice about overcoming and getting through life. Check out the interview for more.

    • 6 min
    Mini Episode 44: A Comedic Time With Gimel Hooper

    Mini Episode 44: A Comedic Time With Gimel Hooper

    Check out our website utalkradio.com for more and don’t forget to follow us on social media @utalkradio.

    Utalk host Steve Russo had a comedic good time with Gimel Hooper at Sheldon Bailey’s Hollywood Burger Brunch. Gimel tells us that life is his art and that you can choose to be sad over things that happen to you or you can laugh and joke about them. He chooses to laugh at life but he emphasizes that you need a balance of hard things that happen so you can learn empathy and funny things so you can learn to laugh. Steve asks Gimel how he got started in Stand Up and Act Out Comedy. Gimel tells us his goal when he is on stage. Check out the interview to hear all this and more good advice from Gimel.

    • 8 min
    Mini Episode 43: Johnnie Parker

    Mini Episode 43: Johnnie Parker

    Make sure you check out our website utalkradio.com and follow us on social media @utalkradio.

    On this weeks episode Utalk host Steve met up with Johnnie Parker (Former College Basketball Star, Basketball Coach, and Department of Youth Services) at Shel Bailey’s Hollywood Burger Brunch. Johnnie talks about his time working with problem kids and kids with mental challenges. How he uses his talent to give back and mentor kids and make a difference for youth around him. Listen to find out about Johnnie’s foundation he created and his advice for how you can show love and kindness to your peers.

    You can check out Johnnie’s foundation hoopphi online. Follow him on IG @hoopphi007, facebook @JohnnieParker.

    • 8 min
    Mini Episode 42: Bubba Ganter

    Mini Episode 42: Bubba Ganter

    You can follow us on social media @utalkradio and don't forget to check out our website utalkradio.com.

    Utalk host Steve Russo had a chance to chat with Actor Bubba Ganter (Nickelodeon's Game Shakers). Bubba opens up about being homeless and having to live in his car for 8 months. He talks about ways you can help those who are homeless and being empathetic towards others. Listen to the interview for more.

    • 7 min

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