7 episodes

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.

My Smart and Funny Friends Lisa Richter

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

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

    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. 

    • 25 min
    Into the Weeds: PT Turned Medical Marijuana Consultant Rhea Jacobson

    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.

    • 40 min
    Living Out Loud: Beauty and Fashion Vlogger Taren Denise

    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.  

    • 45 min
    On the Move: Tim Foster

    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.

    • 20 min
    PR Pro Mary Henderson

    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.

    • 34 min
    Mad Man Paul Marran

    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

    • 22 min

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