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Richard Skipper Celebrates Artists and Their Body of WORTH. Celebrating the best in books and entertainment.

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Richard Skipper Celebrates Artists and Their Body of WORTH. Celebrating the best in books and entertainment.

    Richard Skipper Celebrates Calmfidence with Patricia Stark (11/23/2021)

    Richard Skipper Celebrates Calmfidence with Patricia Stark (11/23/2021)

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    Learn how to communicate —inside and out—with calm, confidence, no matter the circumstances, with a collection of tips, tools, natural remedies, client stories, and on-the-spot exercises from PATRICIA STARK, Communication Expert, and Personal and Professional Development Trainer. CALMFIDENCE: How to Trust Yourself, Tame Your Inner Critic, and Shine in Any Spotlight By Patricia Stark Just Released!

    ABOUT THE AUTHOR Patricia Stark is President of Patricia Stark Communications and Calmfidence® Workshops. Clients include, ESPN, NASA TV, Glamour, Amazon, BET, Turner Broadcasting, CBS, OWN, NASCAR, Conde Nast, Spotify, Quaker Oats, Discovery Channel, E! News, NASCAR, and the Miss American Organization. Patricia works with closely with celebrities, corporate executives, authors, news anchors, social media influencers, and others whose careers rely on their ability to communicate confidently. Patricia has extensive experience as a Health and Wellness Anchor and Television Host, National & International News Anchor and has served as a contributor for the History Channel and the Huffington Post as well as a guest television expert. Patricia is a guest lecturer at colleges and universities including Fordham University and LIU on the topics of Communication Skills, Calmfidence®, Public Speaking Skills, Interpersonal Skills Interview Skills and Stress and Anxiety Busters. She lives in New York. For more, see PatriciaStark.com and Calmfidencebook.com Praise for CALMFIDENCE “A unique take on self-help that everyone should read. 

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Richard Skipper Celebrates Harvey Korman’s Son with Chris Korman (11/22/2021)

    Richard Skipper Celebrates Harvey Korman’s Son with Chris Korman (11/22/2021)

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    OMG! It’s Harvey Korman’s Son is a funny, heartwarming tale of what it was like to grow up in Hollywood with his famous cross-dressing comedian Dad, while trying to overcome his learning disability. Humor was his Dad’s weapon of choice to help his son deal with celebrities, charities and straddling a double life between glamorous Hollywood and navigating through his struggles. Chris Korman (producer) The son of beloved comedian Harvey Korman, Chris has fifteen years experience in the entertainment industry, working with artists in various capacities, including brand building and agenting. A graduate of Lesley College in Cambridge, MA, where he studied theatre history, he received training in stage management at Colorado Mountain College under Thomas Cochran. Following in the tradition of his father, Chris has supported such charitable organizations as the non-profit Marianne Frostig Golf Tournament, which he co-hosted and served on the board for twenty-two years; Keshet of Chicago, for which he served as spokesperson in 1997; and the Learning Disabilities Association of America, for which he gave a keynote address in 2017. Chris has worked behind the scenes of TV Confidential since 2016.Chris's first book OH My God its Harvey Korman's son was released in 2020 by Bear Manor press. https://www.amazon.com/OMG-Its-Harvey-Kormans-Son/dp/1629336181

    "Richard has many admirable skills one is that he care about his guests and he leaves his ego at the door. He celebrates his guests with passion and humility which is rare in a world of self promotion. Its a honor to call Richard a brother from another mother." Christopher Korman

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Richard Skipper Celebrates Michael Anastasio and Richard Eric Weigle (11/17/21)

    Richard Skipper Celebrates Michael Anastasio and Richard Eric Weigle (11/17/21)

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    Michael Anastasio: https://www.amazon.com/Gay-Boys-Life-Surviving-America/dp/B099HX1SPZ

    Born in Louisville, KY on September 4, Michael Anastasio lived there until 1975 when he relocated to Indianapolis for nearly four years, then on to Chicago for another four, then nearly three years in San Francisco, Boston for another ten, and for the past twenty-seven years, New York City. I have had a near fifty year career as a retail store and residential interior designer. That is a long time to do anything. It is no longer his passion and try as he may to pull out, his clients keep dragging him back in. Writing is his primary interest now. He has co-authored a few screenplays and has written a book, “Gay Boy’s Life,” which he self-published on Amazon in July of 2021 just ahead of his 70th birthday.  While writing is Michael's current passion, he admits to having been slightly bitten by the acting bug. I have made eight videos for an NBC/Comcast site called “I’m From Driftwood.”  https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLssNIALOFZCSJAcAf6_UijlaiHtH0Bend I currently live in Greenwich Village with Richard, my husband of twenty-two years. We have been married for six of those years. Together with two other filmmakers, they run The Greenwich Village Film Festival. They are very active in their block association of which Richard is President. They travel quite frequently to Europe and have a large international group of friends—a family really.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Richard Skipper Celebrates Mark Bego and Freda Payne (11/15/2021)

    Richard Skipper Celebrates Mark Bego and Freda Payne (11/15/2021)

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    Band of Gold is the exciting story of singer and actress Freda Payne. While she is best known for her 1970 Number One hit "Band of Gold", and her 1971 Grammy nominated album, Contact, her story is an inspiring adventure, lived alongside the "who's who" of the show business world including Duke Ellington, Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Pearl Bailey, Omar Sharif, Quincy Jones, Liza Minnelli, and Sarah Vaughn. Freda's compelling memoir is a celebration of a glamorous life well-lived. Freda Charcilia Payne is an American singer and actress. Payne is best known for her career in music during the mid–1960s through the mid–1980s. Her most notable record is her 1970 hit single, “Band of Gold“. Payne was also an actress in musicals and film, as well as the host of a TV talk show. Payne is the older sister of Scherrie Payne, a former singer with the American vocal group The Supremes. Mark Bego is the author of 66 books on rock & roll and show business, including two “New York Times” Best-Sellers, a “Los Angeles Times” Best-Seller, and a “Chicago Tribune” Best-Seller, a Nashville “Tennessean” Best-Seller, three multi-million-sellers, and two half-million selling titles. With over 12 million books in print, he is acknowledged as the best-selling biographer in the rock and pop music field. His biographies have included the life stories of some of the biggest stars of ROCK and Country. He has also written about film and television stars as well.

    https://www.amazon.com/Band-Gold-Mark-Bego/dp/1954095813

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Richard Skipper Celebrates Hirschfeld's New Season with David Leopold (11/12/21)

    Richard Skipper Celebrates Hirschfeld's New Season with David Leopold (11/12/21)

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    With a new season of the arts finally happening and audiences back in theaters, concert halls and museums, we wanted to explore how Al Hirschfeld viewed a new season. What did he draw, and what does it tell us about that season? For more than sixty years, Hirschfeld showed us the people and the productions we should look for as the season unfolded. Ten times over twelve years, Hirschfeld produced the faces of the new season as the cover of special sections for the paper that covered, theater, film, dance, television, music and the visual arts. David Leopold is an author and curator who has organized exhibitions for institutions around the country including the Library of Congress, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, the Norman Rockwell Museum at Stockbridge, and the Field Museum in Chicago. Internationally, he has curated shows for the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the Filmmuseum in Frankfurt and Berlin. He organized the archive of Al Hirschfeld’s work for the artist, visiting Hirschfeld in his studio at least once a week for thirteen years until the artist’s death in 2003. Leopold is now the Creative Director for the Al Hirschfeld Foundation. His latest book, The Hirschfeld Century: A Portrait of the Artist and His Age, published by Alfred A. Knopf to coincide with a major retrospective that Leopold curated for the New York Historical Society has won universal acclaim. He has also authored a number of monographs on under-appreciated artists for various museums.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Creativity In The Age of Covid with Dr. Judi Bloom & Richard Skipper (11/11/21)

    Creativity In The Age of Covid with Dr. Judi Bloom & Richard Skipper (11/11/21)

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    The show in which the Arts and Therapy come together to try and make sense of it all! Hosted by Dr. Judi Bloom and Richard Skipper Dr. Judi Bloom is a practical, interactive, solution-focused therapist specializing in relationships and in navigating through major life transitions. Carole Monferdini's career highlights include long runs in three Off-Broadway hits, an OBIE award for playing a man, standing by for Dame Diana Rigg with the National Theatre of Great Britain, playing a vampire with Charles Busch’s Theatre in Limbo. https://www.carolemonferdini.com/ Craig Pomranz arrived in New York like a wunderkind. The city threw open its arms to the fresh-faced triple threat, and it wasn’t long before he was playing to sold-out crowds at three clubs at once: Freddy’s, East Five Three and Mickey’s. He performed at Ted Hook’s Onstage, The Duplex, The Ballroom, The Horn Of Plenty, and (pre-comedy) Caroline’s. Café Réginette next to her famous Park Avenue nightclub, Régine’s.  https://craigpomranz.com/ With 42 years in the entertainment industry under his belt, Richard Skipper has excelled in most areas of show business. From Conway, South Carolina, he moved to NY in 1979 to pursue a career as an actor. www.RichardSkipper.com

    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

GeorgeBurnsFan123 ,

Richard Skipper is just the best!

During one hour conversations with these great artists (and sometimes, those you haven’t heard of yet), Richard manages to bring out the very essence of these peoples interests and careers. You can learn about, say, the PERSON Ruta Lee, not just the actress!! Through his warm and kind personality, he brings the best out of his interviewees. I will forever be honored to have been celebrated myself—it was one of the best days of my life!

Oleg Frish ,

The greatest guest on the greatest show/podcast!

If you hesitate - what kind of music to listen to and which one is really significant - please listen to the podacst with Charles Kirsch.
The host Richard Skipper ( I know him for a long time) is an amazing host, who bring you into the world of this young (very young!) guy, who loves and perfectly knows Broadway and the classical Americans songs.
You will fall in love with Broadway tunes and will recognize a young talent!

ozianscott ,

Richard’s Great!

Richard Skipper’s podcasts are fun and informative. He’s a great host and always has something wonderful to talk about. The variety of topics and guests seems to never end. Richard knows everyone and everyone knows (and likes) him, so we get a wonderful peek into his world of show business, and what a world it is.

Richard Skipper Presents is a tonic that helps me escape from our crazy times. You can’t ask for more. Thank you, Richard!!

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