13 episodes

Pretty Funny Nicole is an Award Winning Filmmaker and Los Angeles based Actor, Producer, Stand Up Comedian with many years experience in beauty and wellness industry. Nicole shares Intimate talks with people that inspire, fascinate and intrigue her. "Amazing people are doing great things all around us." Stories from Addiction, Recovery, Sexual Abuse Survivors and Hate Crime Survivors. People in the Entertainment Industry- such as Casting Directors, Directors, Improv, Stand Up Comedy, Club Owners and Musicians. Behind the scenes of some adult Entertainment Industry. Other passions include Martial Arts, Charity and Health and Wellness! There will also be beauty and skincare talks as well. Guests from around the world share pretty amazing stories! Be inspired with some laughs. Each guest will be asked to share what they are reading, watching or eating for pleasure these days that others may want to try just for fun!

Pretty Funny Nicole Presents Pretty Amazing People Nicole Majdali

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

Pretty Funny Nicole is an Award Winning Filmmaker and Los Angeles based Actor, Producer, Stand Up Comedian with many years experience in beauty and wellness industry. Nicole shares Intimate talks with people that inspire, fascinate and intrigue her. "Amazing people are doing great things all around us." Stories from Addiction, Recovery, Sexual Abuse Survivors and Hate Crime Survivors. People in the Entertainment Industry- such as Casting Directors, Directors, Improv, Stand Up Comedy, Club Owners and Musicians. Behind the scenes of some adult Entertainment Industry. Other passions include Martial Arts, Charity and Health and Wellness! There will also be beauty and skincare talks as well. Guests from around the world share pretty amazing stories! Be inspired with some laughs. Each guest will be asked to share what they are reading, watching or eating for pleasure these days that others may want to try just for fun!

    Grant W. Graves

    Grant W. Graves

    This is only some of his credentials. It was a fascinating day speaking with Grant. So many stories and adventures. I had no idea his extensive certifications and qualifications. We definitely needed more than an hour. It was a huge learning experience exploring a world I have always wanted to know more in depth. Pun intended!
    Grant W. Graves is an award winning director and director of photography. His emphasis in his work has been on all things water; fresh, frozen, and salt. He works in topside environments in fiction and non-fiction as well, generally in hard to access or difficult shooting situations having contributed to programming with most of the major outlets. He is an accomplished photographer and writer. He has a B.S. in marine biology and is a Cambrian Foundation Research Diver and West Coast Coordinator with NOAA diving status.  He is the former president of USA Freediving and the USA Freediving Team for fifteen years. He has been a broad member of the international governing body for freediving (AIDA) in the past for many years. He is the current Chair of the Disciplinary Committee for AIDA and a member f its Technical Committee. He is a freediving instructor trainer and is a founding developer of PADI’s Freediver program.Graves also holds a US Coast Guard 100 ton Master Captain’s License. He is the District Staff Officer for Emergency Management, a Vice Division Commander, and Flotilla Staff Officer with the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary chairing his flotilla’s Emergency Planning Committee. He has an MS in emergency management and a BS in marine biology from California State University Long Beach. He earned an additional masters at the University of the People in their Master of Business Administration program. He is a member of the Honor Society and Phi Kappa Phi for his academic achievements. He is a FEMA Master Public Information Officer, Master Exercise Practioner, National Emergency Management Executive Academy (NEMEA) graduate, National Emergency Management Advance Academy (NEMAA) graduate, National Emergency Management Basic Academy (NEMBA) graduate, a National Emergency Management Basic Academy (NEMBA) Instructor, CalOES outreach instructor, a candidate in the Master of Continuity of Operations (COOP) program, and he has completed his California Office of Emergency Services certificate as an Emergency Management Specialist, as a Public Information Officer Specialist, Terrorism and Homeland Security Specialist, TEEX Critical Infrastructure Protection, and National Sports and Security Professional Development Series. He is the Los Angeles Region Leadership Development Lead with the American Red Cross, as well as a Public Information Officer, Shelter Manager, Advanced Instructor, and COOP Instructor.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Jon Bonham Fox

    Jon Bonham Fox

    I met Jon at The Last Bookstore in Los Angeles during the Gina Schock (The Go Go's) and Kathy Valentine (The Go Go's) book signing. I became aware of AFSP through Jon's Instagram posts. Seeing depression all around these days I decided to get involved. We share personal stories on suicide and depression. We talk about the upcoming walks for AFSP You're Not Alone and why it's important to support to each of us.
    Jon Bonham Fox is the current Event Coordinator of The Last Bookstore and current Logistics Chair for The American Foundation For Suicide Prevention for The Los Angeles and Central Coast Santa Monica chapter. 
    Before devoting his work fulltime to The Last Bookstore, Jon has served as Jack of all trades within the music and entertainment business.
    Jon has written for the Smash Magazine, Pop Culture Junkyard and Sound Planet magazines, has co-hosted 2 podcasts Geek Shock and Greasy Conversation. His book, “Life Is A Record,” is currently on Substack with a printed release of 2023.
    Jon is also a volunteer with The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s Los Angeles and Central Coast Santa Monica chapter after starting with the AFSP Nevada Las Vegas chapter in January of 2019.

    • 50 min
    Pepe Serna -Life Is Art part 2

    Pepe Serna -Life Is Art part 2

    The second part of extremely memorable interview with legendary actor Pepe Serna. His positivity , generosity and talent are shared. He has been a working actor in Hollywood for over 50 years. He has one of the most memorable scenes in HOLLYWOOD FILMS- the  shower and chainsaw scene in Scarface. He is a legend who has a positive feel good story. His documentary Life is Art is winning awards on the film festival circuit. He also stars in a short film Abuelo that is simultaneously winning awards on the film festival circuit! It was such an honor to have him direct me (my personal acting class was cut out of podcast due to time limit) You may find it when interviews are released on YouTube. 
    Enjoy and learn from one of the greats!

    • 38 min
    Pepe Serna- Life Is Art

    Pepe Serna- Life Is Art

    Pepe Serna joins us on his 78th birthday and shares" we don't celebrate birthdays or anniversaries because we celebrate everyday." He met his lovely wife his second day in Hollywood and has been happily married for over 50 years. Another beautiful and inspirational moment.
    Pepe has been a working actor in Hollywood actor for over 50 years. He has one of most memorable scenes in Hollywood films- the shower and chainsaw scene in Scarface. He was in The Jerk, The Rookie, Silverado and over 100 feature films not to mention his television success. His new award winning documentary "Life is Art" is an inspirational tribute to his hard work and success. He is a Hollywood star who  has a positive feel good story. It's not based on trauma or addiction. It is directed by award winning director/ friend Kevin Derek who is Episode 5 released March 27,2022.
    Pepe works hard and helps others and has a steadfast attitude which he shares.  
    He coaches kids and also loves to do motivational speeches. Pepe acres about serving our country, coaching actors and his upcoming book by the the same title "Life is Art" 
    This is a special episode you don't want to miss!

    • 20 min
    Mom- Mother's Day

    Mom- Mother's Day

    This podcast I talk with my mom on Mother's Day. My own mother is also a survivor of sexual abuse. She grew up in fear in an alcoholic home. Her abusive and alcoholic father beat her and sexually abused her. Her mother was raised an orphan who was ordered to do what you're told. Than fully my grandmother finally left him which I give her so much credit because I am sure it was not easy back in those days. My mom lost her two younger brothers to the disease of alcoholism way too soon. The wounds and scars run deep in family. Through my own work and therapy I see her struggles.  I have heard her nightmares which include her screaming louder than you can imagine. When I started noticing this my heart hurts for her. I still see the little girl who doesn't know. 

    • 25 min
    Lindsay - RAINN Organization

    Lindsay - RAINN Organization

    Lindsay is Head Philanthropy Chair of her Sorority at Pepperdine University in Malibu, Calif.  She nominated RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) as her Organization and ended up raising $10,000 at a Pepperdine University event.  I found her smart, brave and inspiring I wanted to share this strong young woman. I find it very important to empower others to speak up. Every 68 seconds an American is sexually assaulted. Things are changing (slowly) with things like the Me Too Movement and Organizations like RAINN. I am personally grateful and on a mission to not let others suffer. #TimesUp

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

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6 Ratings

6 Ratings

HeelMarsh ,

This is a great podcast

The host gets some amazing guests and does a great job of really letting them feel good about opening up

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