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“OH MTG,” is an unfiltered look at our daily lives as seen from the entertainingly twisted mind of its weekly host, Michael Taylor Gray. He’ll chat up the hot topic of the day or maybe just something that’s been bugging him to no end. Life can be unpredictable and surprising, so why settle for someone only telling you what you want to hear? MTG will challenge you to think outside of the box and go beyond your comfort zone and he’s willing to do the same whether you’re his featured guest or a regular listener. Everyone has a story to tell and MTG wants to share your story with the world around us. So tune in, speak up, and get ready to throw your hands in the air and shout, “OH MTG!”

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“OH MTG,” is an unfiltered look at our daily lives as seen from the entertainingly twisted mind of its weekly host, Michael Taylor Gray. He’ll chat up the hot topic of the day or maybe just something that’s been bugging him to no end. Life can be unpredictable and surprising, so why settle for someone only telling you what you want to hear? MTG will challenge you to think outside of the box and go beyond your comfort zone and he’s willing to do the same whether you’re his featured guest or a regular listener. Everyone has a story to tell and MTG wants to share your story with the world around us. So tune in, speak up, and get ready to throw your hands in the air and shout, “OH MTG!”

    Courtney Rackley: Creator & Star of FIRSTS, The Series

    Courtney Rackley: Creator & Star of FIRSTS, The Series

    Welcome to this week’s wonderful show, kids.   We’re celebrating our 1st Anniversary here on OHMTG!  That’s right.  It’s been a whole year since our very first show on Aug. 7th, 2013 with the s’marvelous actress and author, Dorie Barton as our very first featured guest.

    This week’s multi-faceted, multi-talented, charming, vivacious featured guest is a real funny girl, COURTNEY RACKLEY - creator and star of the wickedly comedic new web series,FIRSTSsubtitled: (because no one ever asks about the second time). Check it out at firststheseries.com.

    Miss Courtney Rackley began producing back at the Harvard ART and then upon moving West, became one of the staples at The Yale Cabaret Blue, where they produced a new show once a month. She has worked for Circle X and for the past two years served as a weekly producer for The Blank Theatre’s Young Playwrights Festival. Most recently she has turned to the web and has been writing & producing FIRSTS,  which she stars in as well.

    And remember to LIKE us on Facebook at facebook.com/ohmtg, follow me on Twitter @MikelTaylorGray and share, share, share with everyone you know! THANKS FOR LISTENING TO OH MTG!  Tune in, turn on and live an authentic life.

    • 1 hr 52 min
    Emmy Nominated Actress & Author: CAROLYN HENNESY

    Emmy Nominated Actress & Author: CAROLYN HENNESY

    This week’s OHMTG! multi-faceted, multi-talented, sex-a-licious featured guest is none other than the one-and-only, CAROLYN HENNESY. Having trained at American Conservatory Theatre and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London as well as earning a dramatic scholarship to the California State University at Northridge. She has played such distinguished houses as the Mark Taper Forum, Arizona Theatre Company and the Geary Stage.  

    She is the 2001 recipient of the prestigious Natalie Schafer Award for Outstanding Comedic Actress given by the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle and has been featured as an “Actor’s Actor” in the industry publication Backstage-West.   Among other accolades, the LA Stage Alliance has honored her with an Ovation Award, which she also hosted in 2011, and in 2010 she added the words “Emmy nominated” to her list of achievements for her outstanding work on the iconic soap opera, General Hospital. Tune in, turn on and live and authentic life!

    • 1 hr 51 min
    VEGAN VISION PRODUCTIONS CEO: JOANNE ROSE

    VEGAN VISION PRODUCTIONS CEO: JOANNE ROSE

    This week’s OHMTG! bold & beautiful featured guest is Joanne Rose, the visionary founder and CEO of Vegan Vision Productions, creating original comedies for women - founded in 2008 in Los Angeles.  Joanne recognizes a need for more strong female leads in comedy with storylines centering on characters with an internal struggle who find inspiration to turn their lives around. Because that is Joanne’s story. While awaiting her break as an actor in Los Angeles, she decided to write, act and produce her own comedy projects.

    Vegan Vision Productions first project was the multi-award winning US sketch comedy series, Vegan 101. The series launched online in 2009 and ran for 3 Seasons - featuring  highly exaggerated stories about vegans from all walks of life. Season 2 of Vegan 101 guest-starred Oscar-nominated actor, Eric Roberts with music by Keaton Simons and a special appearance from yours truly, MTG.  Five years after Vegan 101 launched, the series was sold to Comedy Central channels globally. For more info on this week’s featured guest, go to veganvision.net.

    THANKS FOR TUNING INTO OH MTG!.  We are broadcasting a lively, sparkling new show every week, kids. Tune in, turn on and live an authentic life.

    • 1 hr 46 min
    BUSINESSES OWNED BY WOMEN OF COLOR: "WILMA & ETHEL" Entrepreneur, KISHA HICKS

    BUSINESSES OWNED BY WOMEN OF COLOR: "WILMA & ETHEL" Entrepreneur, KISHA HICKS

    This week’s OH MTG! featured creative phenom is Kisha Hicks from Wilma & Ethel handcrafted jewelry, based in Downtown Los Angeles and founded by Miss Hicks in 2006. The company name “WILMA & ETHEL” comes from a combination of her dog's nickname, Wilma (That’s right kids, as in “Wilma” from THE FLINTSTONES)  with a natural pairing with Ethel (Right again, kids… as in “Ethel Mertz” from I LOVE LUCY), both famous 50's TV gals.  Kisha's “Wilma & Ethel” jewelry, like her company name, has an overriding motif - Girlfriends.  Girls who work together, play together, and share memories together.  This is “Wilma & Ethel”.

    Each piece is expertly designed and hand-crafted by Kisha herself.  A graduate of FIDM (Fashion Institute of Design and Marketing), Kisha has developed a line rich in natural themes & bohemian textures, designing contemporary jewelry with a vintage flair.  Her collections vary from delicate contemporary designs to vintage motifs with materials ranging from 14K Gold-plated & Sterling Silver to Mixed Metals & Suede.  

    If you have missed any of our previous shows - catch all of our show recordings at spreaker.com or facebook.com/ohmtg to get your fill of conversation, music and laughter.

    • 1 hr 40 min
    Superstar Hollywood Event Planner, RRIVRE DAVIES!

    Superstar Hollywood Event Planner, RRIVRE DAVIES!

    Welcome to this week’s fabulously entertaining and informative“OH MTG!”. It’s show #35. We are growing up so fast! And here we are, smack dab in the middle of June - wedding event season, so naturally on this week’s show, we have one of the world’s leading innovators in event designs, Rrivre Davies as our featured guest.  Rrivre has literally paved the way in event planning through his unique and custom-made designs. Since 1994, Rrivre Davies has been the creative force behind Rrivre Works, Inc. He has been producing unique rental furniture and creating custom event designs infused with his experience and extensive knowledge of art, film, architecture, floral design, and global cultures.

    Our “Just the Tip” list this week comes from event planners across the country who share some of their industry insights to planning a successful event: “Quick Tips Offered by Event Planners That You Can Use”.

    This week’s “Jukebox 5” song selections are designed to create that ultimate Hollywood-infused event spectaculaire - inspired, in large part by this week’s “OH MTG!” featured guest, Rrivre Davies - the creative force behind Rrivre Works, Inc., one of the world’s leading innovators in event designs.  Slip on your Jimmy Choos, kids and sashay onto the scene with songs by Murray Head, Eddie Murphy, “Housewives of Atlanta’s” Kim Zolciak, newlywedKim Kardashian andthe iconic Hollywood Star of Stars, Miss Marilyn Monroe.

    THANKS FOR TUNING INTO “OH MTG!”

    • 2 hrs 17 min

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