The Real People Podcast is a new podcast hosted by NYC-based comic, Andrew Ginsberg. The Real People Podcast aims to spotlight creative and interesting people that you might not have heard of, and have a "real" conversation with them! The podcast covers a spectrum of subjects from guests across many different industries, from comedy to cooking to tech and beyond!
Real People Podcast - Episode Ten - Producing Stories with Julianne Wilkinson
Julianne Wilkinson is a Video Producer formerly of Great Big Story. Since 2015, Julianne has pitched, created, and produced hundreds of fascinating stories from all over the Earth, through the medium of a groundbreaking digital media platform. In this episode, Julianne and I discuss her career path so far, the process one goes through when pitching and producing stories, and why storytelling matters so much in today's uncertain world.We caught up about all things production, film, creating, and process.
Real People Podcast - Episode Nine - Folks in the City Series - Isaac Gartenberg
Isaac Gartenberg is a NYC stand-up comic in the East Village and the first guest on my "Folks in the City' Series of "Real People Podcast." In this series, me and my open-mic friends take a break from the "hard-hitting interviews" and talk about nothing deep or of any substance at all. As the first guest, Isaac and I talk about the future of New York City, workshop some stand-up jokes, read through my living will, and tell stories from childhood growing up in sunny, New Jersey.
Real People Podcast - Episode Eight - Life After Improv Comedy with Joey Price
Joey Price is an actor and writer in Brooklyn, NY. He was a teacher at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York City since 2015 and performed there since 2012. At UCB, Joey was on the Harold teams Graceland, The Enemy, Slamball and Sleuth. He was a performer and writer for the long-running UCB show Everyone's Favorite Game Show.Currently Joey hosts "The Beanball" podcast about all things baseball.We caught about the Pandemic, life after UCB, and what improv still means to comedians in New York City.
Real People Podcast - Episode Seven - Taking Action On Climate Change with Will Stein
Will Stein was a rising star at Google when he realized his life's calling was to dedicate himself entirely to the fight against Climate Change. Now he works with Carbon Lighthouse, an environmental organization focused on energy efficiency and renewable energy projects for office buildings, industrial plants, and schools.Will and I caught up about about all things Planet Earth, and how exactly he made the transition from tech to climate advocate, and why you should do it too.
Real People Podcast - Episode Six - Reporting the News with Chen Wu
Chen Wu is a designer for major American news organizations and a former journalist. She also spends some time as the occasional comedian. Chen came to the United States seven years ago to pursue her dream of being a sports journalist.We caught up about doing improv comedy when English is your second language, leaving China, Journalism, transitioning to Design, and running marathons.
Real People Podcast - Episode Five - Talkin' Music (and Philosophy) with Justin Garcia
Justin Garcia is a musician, electric guitarist, and philosophy enthusiast who plays with various live musical acts around Brooklyn, NY and Jersey City, NJ. Currently Justin contributes to the Brooklyn-based artist collective, "The Hau5" -thehau5.com. Justin and I caught up after an eight-year hiatus and talked about all things music, from his early days as a rock guitarist to finding his jazz inspirations, to leaving academia to become a full-time professional musician. warning: we also talked a bunch about philosophy. on instagram @justinguitarcia
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Funny & interesting
Looking forward to more episodes!
Just what we need in times like these
Enjoyable listen - a breath of fresh air!