The Beernuts Productions Podcast is a fun and entertaining interview podcast. gough chats to comedians, actors, musicians, artists, athletes and basically anyone else who is interesting. Each episode is 20 minutes in length and is recorded professionally at the Beernuts Studios.
gough is thrilled to welcome to the podcast studio Melanie Hayward, an actress, writer, producer, director, just an all-around filmmaker and film lover. Melanie starts off by telling us about where the love of film came from for her, then tells us about some of the amazing projects she’s made over the years, both as an actor and writer/producer etc. Melanie also talks about film festivals and why she loves not just entering her work in them, but attending them as a film nerd. She also chats about the community element of the film industry and how anxious she gets while one of her projects is being screened. Melanie also gives some great advice on filmmaking and how to get by on low budgets and how important it is to learn on the job. Melanie also talks about the work she has done for Beernuts Productions over the years, plus she is also a great cook……..just saying. Please visit https://beernutsproductions.com/ for more info on this podcast and everything else Beernuts Productions.
Danielle Collins is a multi-talented lady dabbling in all aspects of the arts and social media. Danielle starts off by telling us why she loves the performing arts and how her journey began. Danielle is also an influencer and explains how one becomes an influencer and how the process works in regards to connecting with brands and how the content is made and distributed etc. She also talks about her Patreon account and what is involved with creating that content along with the creep element and unwanted messages she gets via her socials. She also talks about her love of thrift shopping and how she has incorporated that into her social media updates. For more information on this podcast and everything else Beernuts Productions has to offer, please go to https://beernutsproductions.com/.
Michael Balderstone is the leader of the Hemp Embassy in Nimbin and one of the foremost voices in the fight against the war on drugs. Michael tells us about how he got involved in politics and how and why the hemp embassy got started. He talks about the struggles in getting cannabis legalised and the trials and tribulations over the years of trying to get it legalised. Michael gives his thoughts on why cannabis was made illegal in the first place and what benefits, from taxation to medical, social costs to law and order would be gained from making it legal. Michael discusses the best ways to monitor and legalise cannabis and dispels some of the common myths around its use. A really interesting and thought-provoking chat with a knowledgeable character. To learn more about this podcast and everything else Beernuts Productions has to offer, please go to https://beernutsproductions.com/ today.
Russell “Rusty” Smith
This week on the show gough chats to Russell “Rusty” Smith, not just an expert on all thing’s didgeridoo, but a talented singer songwriter and performer in his own right. Rusty talks about how he got into the music industry and how he got his foot in the door. He talks about some amazing experiences playing didgeridoo for the likes of Muhammad Ali and Nelson Mandela, plus some of the great musicians he's performed with. Rusty also schools us on the didgeridoo, its origins, meanings and how it can be incorporated into any style of music. He also gives us an example of how it’s played. Rusty then closes the episode with one of his original tracks “Heart Of The Matter” from his new album. Visit https://beernutsproductions.com/ for more info on this podcast and everything else Beernuts.
Alyssa Maughan is an expert dog trainer and drops by the podcast studio for a fun chat with gough. Alyssa talks about her love of animals and where it came from. She also gives some wonderful advice and tips on how best to train your dog and how, at times, the human needs even more training than the dog. She also talks about her disability and how that impacts her work. Alyssa chats about working dogs, such as Guide Dogs and the do’s and don’ts when handling a working animal. Plus dog massage, how that can help your dog’s wellbeing and what to look out for to make sure your dogs stays fit, happy and healthy. A really interesting and thought-provoking chat with a very knowledgeable lady. Please visit https://beernutsproductions.com/ for more info on this podcast and everything else Beernuts Productions has to offer.
This week gough welcomes to the podcast studio an amazingly talented artist, Melissa Bates. Melissa specialises in portraits, but not your usual kinds of portraits, she doesn’t use canvas and paints, instead she uses cardboard and a scalpel. As far as we know she is the only person in the world to do art work/portraits this way. gough asks her all the why and how’s in regards to her work, her tools of the trade and how she learnt this technical art form. Melissa also explains her love of getting to know the people she does portraits for and how that helps her in her craft. Melissa is also a keen life drawer and talks about that passion as well. A really fun chat with a unique and talented artist. For more information on this podcast and everything else Beernuts Productions has to offer, please go to https://beernutsproductions.com/.
What a fabulous interview - felt the enthusiasm from both and am so interested to follow Jason’s journey. Thanks for bringing it to everyone. Highly recommended listening. 💜
Great range of subject matter, and gough’s distinctive personality adds a fantastic twist to these interviews.