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Karis Comedy Corner is an hour long, weekly podcast hosted by Comedian and Actress Ellen Karis "The Greek Goddess of Comedy". Recorded at the Comic Strip Live in NYC, Ellen sits down with guests
from the world of Entertainment, Media, Wellness, Politics and more. We get to know the journey's people took that got them to their profession and their stance on what it is like in their area of expertise. The showis very conversational, with opinions on hot topics and whatever else pops up. Ellen will also do solo shows
periodically discussing current events. For more about ellen go to: www.ellenkaris.com

Karis Comedy Corner Podcast Ellen Karis

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Karis Comedy Corner is an hour long, weekly podcast hosted by Comedian and Actress Ellen Karis "The Greek Goddess of Comedy". Recorded at the Comic Strip Live in NYC, Ellen sits down with guests
from the world of Entertainment, Media, Wellness, Politics and more. We get to know the journey's people took that got them to their profession and their stance on what it is like in their area of expertise. The showis very conversational, with opinions on hot topics and whatever else pops up. Ellen will also do solo shows
periodically discussing current events. For more about ellen go to: www.ellenkaris.com

    Elyse DeLucci-Stand-Up Comedian and Voiceover Actress-#2037

    Elyse DeLucci-Stand-Up Comedian and Voiceover Actress-#2037

    We spoke to Comedian, Writer and Voiceover Actress Elyse DeLucci. A born and bred Brooklyn girl with a Staten Island extended family, she stays true to her Italian roots all while pursuing show business. Smart, sassy and a unique voice, Fran Drescher if she were Italian, Elyse has Executive Education Degrees from Harvard and Wharton. Upon graduation, she went into the finance world until taking Improv classes years later lead to Stand-Up Comedy all while getting married, having kids and subsequently becoming a single mom. We talked about how she juggles her two young daughters during Covid and school schedule uncertainties, dating and following her dreams. For more on Elyse go to: http://elysedelucci.com

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Robert R. (Bob) Blume-Entertainment Manager of Step Forward Entertainment, Producer-#2036

    Robert R. (Bob) Blume-Entertainment Manager of Step Forward Entertainment, Producer-#2036

    We sat down with a veteran of show business Robert R. (Bob) Blume), President of Step Forward Entertainment a Talent Management and Entertainment Production Company. We talked about Bob's illustrious career having grown up the son of a musician, who later became Jazz Legend Charlie Parker's Manager. From his early days as an actor appearing in a classic Timex watch commercial and being a Page at NBC having worked on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, to years later producing Broadway shows including The Drama Desk Awards for many years. Bob has an array of talent his roster, including your host Ellen Karis. We talked about being creative during Covid and projects that Bob has worked on all while live entertainment has been curtailed. Check out Bob's blog at : https://stepforwardentertainment.com/homepage and Bob's persona site at: https://www.robertrblume.com

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Ellen Karis-NYC Crime, Upper West Side and Masks at the Gym-#2035

    Ellen Karis-NYC Crime, Upper West Side and Masks at the Gym-#2035

    Our Host Ellen Karis, gives an account of a Facebook post she made talking about the deterioration of NYC and a subsequent discussion she had with a person who took umbrage to her post. She also talked about wearing masks at the gym and the Nancy Pelosi's trip to the hair salon. Go to: www.ellenkaris.com 

    • 49 min
    Deacon Kevin McCormack-Principal of Catholic HS Xaverian-#2034

    Deacon Kevin McCormack-Principal of Catholic HS Xaverian-#2034

    An inspiration and a mentor to many, we had the honor of chatting with Deacon Kevin McCormack, Principal of Xaverian Catholic High School in Bayridge, Brooklyn, Deacon with the RC Diocese of Rockville Centre and former radio host of "Religion on the Line" on WABC770AM for 12 years. We talked about how the Deacon gave Ellen an opportunity to co-host with him on WABC770AM (a dream come true), his thoughts on getting through Covid on a spiritual level, its affect on Church parishes, how his High School coped with the shutdown and how it is preparing to reopen and other comforting words to get us through. A truly inspirational man of the cloth, we felt blessed to have him as a guest. Follow the Deacon on Twitter and Instagram:@kevmac71

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Cory Kahaney-Stand-Up Comedian-#2033

    Cory Kahaney-Stand-Up Comedian-#2033

    We got to talk Cory Kahaney, one of the most admired Stand-Up Comedians in the business. After working her craft for many years and being a single Mom, Cory landed in America's living rooms on the 1st Season of NBC's "Last Comic Standing" where she was a grand finalist. This funny woman has tons of TV Credits including "America's Got Talent", "The Late Show with David Letterman", a 7 times record appearances on "The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson", "The View", "Fox & Friends", "The Moms", "America's Funniest Mom's", "Next Food Network Star" and HBO and Comedy Central Specials. Named the Best Comedian in NYC and Best female comedian by the Manhattan Association of Cabarets, she is much sought after in the Club, Corporate and Cruise Ship Entertainment world. Her 2019 TEDx Talk as to how stand-up comedy saved her is a must listen. For more on Cory go to: https://corykahaney.com

    • 1 hr 9 min
    James and Karla Murray-Architectual and Interior Photographers and Authors-#2032

    James and Karla Murray-Architectual and Interior Photographers and Authors-#2032

    We sat down with married couple James and Karla Murray, who are architectural and interior photographers, multi-media artists and dedicated New Yorkers, whose passion for the landscape of the NYC has led them to publish multiple award-winning books including "The Store Front: The Disappearing Face of New York" "New York Nights" and many others. They are mainstay residents of the Lower Eastside and through their beautiful photographs have brought awareness to the changes in NYC small businesses. We talked about how they met and married decades ago, their various businesses and what led them to take such an interest in this genre of art. We also discussed the disappearance of these quaint Mom and Pop shops, which has been accelerated due to Covid. A fascinating and sweet couple, we were thrilled to have them on. For more on James and Karla go to: http://www.jamesandkarlamurray.com

    • 1 hr 13 min

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