Smart and funny people are everywhere, you just have to know where to look. This podcast curates a cast of everyday characters and their stories, like a cocktail party in your head.
From From Catastrophe to Cabaret: This "Dirty" Dentist Delights
Meet Dr. Marianne Schaefer, a Chicago dentist who also happens to be an award-winning poet and writer as well as a former Las Vegas performer. If that’s not enough, Marianne also serves as a dental forensic odontologist for Cook County in Illinois and has served in the same capacity, federally, as a member of DMORT. Something tells me she’s got a few stories to tell.
Into the Weeds: PT Turned Medical Marijuana Consultant Rhea Jacobson
Physical therapist and medicinal marijuana consultant Rhea Jacobson takes a deep dive into the myths, promise and warnings about CBD oil, THC and the many strains of pot, in this episode of My Smart and Funny Friends. Plus, she reveals her journey from student to much-sought-after healer.
Living Out Loud: Beauty and Fashion Vlogger Taren Denise
TV news reporter/YouTube beauty and fashion influencer Taren Denise gets real about what it takes to build an audience of 13,000 subscribers and earn more than a million views on a major search platform. Plus, you'll get a glimpse into what makes her tick, how she organizes her home and personal life all while positioning herself for growth.
On the Move: Tim Foster
A former dancer who currently owns a Pilates studio, Tim Foster is a true anatomy geek and one of those rare individuals who truly lives what he loves. In this Episode of My Smart and Funny Friends, you'll hear how he came to parlay his love of physical movement into a thriving business on Chicago’s North Shore.
PR Pro Mary Henderson
Meet Mary Henderson a top-notch writer and strategic thinker who has the smarts and quick-thinking to interview the toughest PhD or CEO and translate complex ideas into lively, relatable, journalism.
In this episode of My Smart and Funny Friends, you'll learn how she came to focus on healthcare, wellness and science in her career. Plus, we'll get down and dirty on the agonizing process of writing, before taking a look at what's ahead in food technologies and the impact food production has on the planet.
Mad Man Paul Marran
Seasoned ad man Paul Marran spills the tea on the glamorous (ahem) advertising business.
Music composed by Rodrigo Vicente from HookSounds.com