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Gallantski and Friends

Joe Gallant sits down and talks with some very interesting guests and has a few laughs along the way.Gallantski and Friends sets out to spotlight the best of people and their passions.If guests are not friends of Joe before the show they will be by the end.

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Ep37: Synthetic Sun! Guests: Jared Hill & Marty Lacombe
On this episode Joe sits down with Writer Jared Hill and Artist Marty Lacombe to discuss their new Graphic Novel Synthetic Sun. They discuss how it came to be and how it's taking off like wildfire. Links:https://www.syntheticsunnovel.com/www.patreon.com/martydlhttps://www.instagram.com/martydlhttps://www.instagram.com/jaredmayprofessArtwork: Marty Lacombehttps://www.instagram.com/martydlMusic: Mikey Bingo Beats https://www.instagram.com/mikeybingobeats
65:50 09/26/2022
Ep 36: Dance like everyone is watching! Guest: TikTok Star Matt Sambrone
On this week's show I sit down and talk to TikTok star Matt SambroneMatt has nearly 200k followers on TikTok and growing. Matt shares his love of dance with the world and can be found on youtube, instagram and TikTok  Matt's Links:https://www.tiktok.com/@mattwiththemoves34https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAPSssRQTsypPDybOEdPLhwhttps://www.instagram.com/mattwiththemovesArtwork: The Great Geraldohttps://www.instagram.com/the_great_geraldoMusic: Mikey Bingo Beats https://www.instagram.com/mikeybingobeats
32:33 07/23/2022
Ep 35: Puppets and Politicians! Guest: David Berezin
On this episode Joe sits down and talks with David Berezin. Dave has worked for Sesame Street and The Hillary Clinton campaign and has some interesting stories from those days. Dave also hosts his own Podcast talking to guest about their embarrassing family stories.Dave's Link: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/embarrassing-family/id1559475698?fbclid=IwAR2QXtD8sZ-Zh_MXNjtS0Y2bVnbXXGxozjRrUTL3K954ksHO5PUWcBsfgpwArtwork: The Great Geraldohttps://www.instagram.com/the_great_geraldoMusic: Mikey Bingo Beats https://www.instagram.com/mikeybingobeats
55:47 05/17/2022
Ep34: Whip it Good! Guest: Renaissance Faire Performer Jacques Ze Whipper
On this week's show I sit down and talk to Renaissance Faire Performer Jacques Ze WhipperJack has been performing on stage since before he could tie his shows. Jack grew up in the circus and learned the art of whipping from his father. Jack has a massive online following and can be found on youtube, facebook, instagram and TikTok  Jack's Link:https://www.jackthewhipper.com/Artwork: The Great Geraldohttps://www.instagram.com/the_great_geraldoMusic: Mikey Bingo Beats https://www.instagram.com/mikeybingobeats
48:34 03/26/2022
Ep33: Helping Others Shine!: Comedy Coach Rob Trick
On this week's show I sit down and talk to Rob Trick. Rob was one of my teachers when I was at The Humber School of Comedy and taught me a lot about listening to your inner self and to take risks when you perform.Rob now is a Comedy Coach and continues to help people grow and become better performers and speakers.Rob's Link:https://www.facebook.com/robtrickcomedycoachArtwork: The Great Geraldohttps://www.instagram.com/the_great_geraldoMusic: Mikey Bingo Beats https://www.instagram.com/mikeybingobeats
89:03 03/08/2022
Gallantski and Friends on Film!: Star Wars Ep 3: Revenge of the Sith with Matt Nemes
On this  episode of the offshoot Pod Gallantski and Friends on Film! Joe sits down again with old friend and fellow geek Matt Nemes and they discuss Star Wars: Ep:3 Revenge of the Sith. Joe takes the Lightside and debates the good in the film and Matt takes the Darkside and debates why it is terrible.So enjoy this first edition of Gallantski and Friends on Film!Artwork: The Great GeraldoMusic: DJ Chunkmeyer
80:04 02/13/2022
Ep32: Memories of Meat Loaf! Guest: Robert Lawson
On this week's show I sit down and talk to past guest, friend and fellow Meat Loaf fan Author Robert Lawson. Robert and I have spent many hours talking about Meat Loaf, his music, acting and anything else the man has done. From his amazing work with Jim Steinman on the Bat out of hell albums to his many rolls in films such as Fight Club, Roadie and Tenacious D and the pick of destiny.  So we pick up our regular Meat Loaf chats and discuss many of these topics plus more as only true fans could. Rest In Paradise by the Dashboard Light Meat!Robert's Links:https://www.thissideofthetracks.ca/https://books.friesenpress.com/store/search?q=Robert+LAwsonArtwork: The Great Geraldohttps://www.instagram.com/the_great_geraldoMusic: Mikey Bingo Beats https://www.instagram.com/mikeybingobeats
74:12 01/22/2022
Ep31: Naked and Not Afraid! Guest: Naturist Stéphane Deschênes
On this episode find out what Joe sounds like NAKED!!! As he sits down with Stéphane Deschênes. Stéphane is an active member in the Naturist Community, Host of The Naturist Living Show and Owner of the Bare Oaks Family Naturist Campsite just north of Toronto.Joe learns all about this amazing community and all well it's blowing in the wind.Links:https://www.bareoaks.caArtwork: The Great Geraldohttps://www.instagram.com/the_great_geraldoMusic: Mikey Bingo Beats https://www.instagram.com/mikeybingobeats
50:53 01/08/2022
Ep30: To Catch A Murderer! Guest: Sara Fulford
On this episode Joe sits down with Sara Fulford. Sara helped the RCMP catch a murderer.Sara's DNA was used to help solve the case all from just spitting in a tube to find out more about her background. Not only did she help catch a murder but she found ME her long lost cousin.Artwork: The Great Geraldohttps://www.instagram.com/the_great_geraldoMusic: Mikey Bingo Beats https://www.instagram.com/mikeybingobeats
42:13 12/13/2021
Ep29: ACTION! Guest: Movie Director Marco Deufemia
On this episode Joe sits down with Movie Director Marco Deufemia. Marco has worked in the movie industry for over a decade and his movies can be seen on The Hallmark Channel, Netflix, Up TV and many more.https://www.imdb.com/name/nm5028410/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0Artwork: The Great Geraldohttps://www.instagram.com/the_great_geraldoMusic: Mikey Bingo Beats https://www.instagram.com/mikeybingobeats
64:49 11/28/2021
Ep28: Ghost Stories! Guest: Paranormal Investigator Goose Maier
On this 1yr Anniversary show, Joe sits down with Paranormal Investigator Goose Maier from iSeek Paranormal. They discuss how Goose got started hunting ghosts, trade ghost stories and talk about Goose's new case The Kentucky Goblins.https://www.facebook.com/iSeek2020https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCV0pmtiQXBrx5MMHb6ErUngArtwork: The Great Geraldohttps://www.instagram.com/the_great_geraldoMusic: Mikey Bingo Beats https://www.instagram.com/mikeybingobeats
73:50 10/31/2021
Gallantski and Friends on Film!: Horror Movies with Dave & Kyle from RekAllTheThings
On this  episode of the offshoot Pod Gallantski and Friends on Film! Joe sits down with Dave and Kyle from RekAllTheThings. They discuss all sorts of Horror movies to get you in the spooky mood.So enjoy this edition of Gallantski and Friends on Film!https://www.youtube.com/c/rekallthethings1https://www.twitch.tv/rekallthethingshttps://www.facebook.com/rekallthethings/Artwork: The Great Geraldohttps://www.instagram.com/the_great_geraldoMusic: DJ Chunkmeyer
76:21 10/29/2021
Ep27: The Joe & O Show! Guest: My Son Owen
On this episode Joe sits down again with his 9 year old son Owen. They discuss  going back to School, Video games and Owen's COVID Scare. Owen's YouTube channel:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6o_tuACbUS6TsUCDji05XAArtwork: The Great Geraldohttps://www.instagram.com/the_great_geraldoMusic: Mikey Bingo Beats https://www.instagram.com/mikeybingobeats
17:29 10/23/2021
Ep26: Building Bridges! Guest: Minister Josh Martin
On this episode Joe sits down with Minister Josh Martin of Building Bridges Podcast and Ministry. Josh is a  former atheist, Josh experienced a life changing moment that propelled him into the ministry. His heart aches for the outcasts and different. The ones wounded by legalistic, harsh churches and his mission is to bring them back to Christianity and show them how it's supposed to be.Check Josh out at:https://bridgesministries.comArtwork: The Great Geraldohttps://www.instagram.com/the_great_geraldoMusic: Mikey Bingo Beats https://www.instagram.com/mikeybingobeats
72:17 09/27/2021
Ep25: Who Threw the Corn? Guest: Comedian Hunter Collins
On this episode Joe sits down with all around funny guy Comedian Hunter Collins. Hunter is an Actor, Writer, Comedian and Voice over artist .  Hunter has performed Stand Up all over the world and can be heard regularly on Sirius/XM radio. Check out Hunter and his Comedy albums at https://huntercomedy.com/Artwork: The Great Geraldohttps://www.instagram.com/the_great_geraldoMusic: Mikey Bingo Beats https://www.instagram.com/mikeybingobeats
78:27 09/11/2021
Gallantski and Friends on Film!: Star Wars Ep 2: Attack of the Clones with Matt Nemes
On this second episode of the offshoot Pod Gallantski and Friends on Film! Joe sits down again with old friend and fellow geek Matt Nemes and they discuss Star Wars: Ep:2 Attack of the Clones. Joe takes the Lightside and debates the good in the film and Matt takes the Darkside and debates why it is terrible.So enjoy this first edition of Gallantski and Friends on Film!Artwork: The Great GeraldoMusic: DJ Chunkmeyer
111:28 08/22/2021
Ep24: Love is Love! Guests: Cory and Roger Larios-Gallant
On this special Pride month episode Joe sits down with his older Brother Cory and his Husband Roger. They discuss Cory and Rogers coming out, Their love story and offer some advice to those who are still waiting to come out of the closet. Artwork: The Great Geraldohttps://www.instagram.com/the_great_geraldoMusic: Mikey Bingo Beats https://www.instagram.com/mikeybingobeats
69:02 06/17/2021
Ep23: The Remarkable! Guest: Marc Wilson Sports Entrepreneur
On this episode Joe sits down with Sports entrepreneur Marc Wilson. MArc has taken his love of sports and career skills and has started Athletic Venture Advisors.  They Support the Sports & Sports Technology industry by focusing on emerging startups, small business and investors.in Canada it's a one of a kind business, run by a one of a kind guy. Links:http://athleticventureadvisors.com/https://www.instagram.com/athleticventureadvisorsArtwork: The Great Geraldohttps://www.instagram.com/the_great_geraldoMusic: Mikey Bingo Beats https://www.instagram.com/mikeybingobeats
73:28 06/06/2021
Ep22: Blade Hat! Guest: Rodrigo Fernandez Stoll
On this episode Joe sits down with entertainer extraordinaire Rodrigo Fernandez Stoll. Rod is an actor, writer, comedian and musician . Rod can be seen in CBC's Kim's Convenience as Enrique and in many TV commercials. Joe and Rod go on to talk about Rod's Viral sensation known as Blade Hat and his Musical group Fog & LasersLinks:https://www.instagram.com/rodrigofstollhttps://open.spotify.com/artist/6MfrLc5mMxqr8C2cDPSQTs?si=WpqpOh_pSf-r__jlT0cLHQArtwork: The Great Geraldohttps://www.instagram.com/the_great_geraldoMusic: Mikey Bingo Beats https://www.instagram.com/mikeybingobeats
41:37 05/21/2021
Ep21: Gold Smoke! Guest: Gold Medal Olympian Ross Rebagliati
On this episode Joe sits down with Gold Medal Olympian Ross Rebagliati. They talk about Ross' journey to winning his gold medal at the 1998 games for Men's Giant Slalom in Snowboarding.  The y then talk about Ross' new business venture in the world of Cannabis Ross' Gold.Links:https://www.instagram.com/rossrebagliati98https://www.freestyleapex.com/programs/apex-snowboard-club/Artwork: The Great Geraldohttps://www.instagram.com/the_great_geraldoMusic: Mikey Bingo Beats https://www.instagram.com/mikeybingobeats
44:10 05/15/2021
Gallantski and Friends on Film!: Star Wars Ep 1: The Phantom Menace with Matt Nemes
On this first episode of the offshoot Pod Gallantski and Friends on Film! Joe sits down with old friend and fellow geek Matt Nemes and they have a funny and friendly debate over Ep1: Star Wars: Ep:1 The Phantom Menace. Joe takes the Lightside and debates the good in the film and Matt takes the Darkside and debates why it is terrible.So enjoy this first edition of Gallantski and Friends on Film!Artwork: The Great GeraldoMusic: DJ Chunkmeyer
68:54 05/08/2021
Episode 20: Out Of Boundz with a "Z" Guest: Podcast Host Joe McDonnell
On this episode Joe sits down with Podcast Host Joe McDonnell. Joe is 1 half of the team that hosts the Out of Boundz Podcast. Joe and Joe have a few laughs and talk sports and what you can expect when listening to the Out of Boundz Podcast. Also one of the most interesting answers to The Favourite Star Wars question.https://www.facebook.com/OutofBoundz https://www.instagram.com/outofboundzpodcastArtwork: The Great GeraldoMusic: Mikey Bingo Beats 
69:15 04/18/2021
Ep19: Living A Cartoon Life! Guest: Animator and Director Andrew Strimaitis
On this episode Joe sits down with Animator and Director Andrew Strimaitis. They discuss Andrew's journey to become an animator and Animation Director on some of the biggest  cartoons of the last decade. The conversation goes from Andrew's start on MTV's Celebrity Death match to Backyardigans and Paw Patrol. Artwork: The Great GeraldoMusic: Mikey Bingo Beats 
61:00 04/11/2021
Ep18: The Ol' Scoop & Slice! Guest: Entrepreneur and Restaurateur Brian Staley
On this episode Joe sits down with Founder of Ref's Pizza Inc Brian Staley.  They discuss what led from a simple idea of a small town Ice cream shop and Hockey themed pizza place to the path to being your own boss, following your dreams and a possible franchise future.Links from episode:https://www.instagram.com/refspizzahttps://www.facebook.com/SweetToothScoopshttps://www.facebook.com/RefsPizzaArtwork: The Great GeraldoMusic: Mikey Bingo Beats 
59:38 04/03/2021
Ep17: Highlight Reel! Guest: Podcast Host Cosfit Manny
On this episode Joe sits down as a guest with Podcast host Cosfit Manny The Closeted Nerd on his podcast.This episode is highlights from that interview. From 10ft Transformer statues to sex with Aliens this is a fun episode.The Closeted Nerd Pod:https://anchor.fm/theclosetednerd/Artwork: The Great GeraldoMusic: Mikey Bingo Beats Episode is sponsored by www.coolfindsandcollectables.com
48:01 03/27/2021
Ep16: The Sasquatch Detective! Guest: Bigfoot Investigator Steve Kulls
On this episode Joe sits down with Bigfoot investigator and researcher Steve Kulls.They discuss Steve's podcast, books, TV appearances and the amazing encounters and experiences Steve has had well out investigating the mighty Sasquatch.Links from episode:https://squatchdetective.weebly.com/Artwork: The Great GeraldoMusic: Mikey Bingo Beats 
65:36 03/20/2021
Ep15: Son of Gallantski! Guest: My Son Owen!
On this episode Joe sits down with his 9 year old son Owen. They discuss School, Video games and a few rounds who of would win in a fight. It's a short and sweet interview that's lots of fun.Owen's YouTube channel:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6o_tuACbUS6TsUCDji05XAArtwork: The Great GeraldoMusic: Mikey Bingo Beats 
15:45 02/20/2021
Ep14: Podflix & Chill! Guest: Podcast Host Andrew Rivenbark
On this episode Joe sits down with Podflix & Chill Podcast host Andrew Rivenbark.They discuss podcasts, growing up in New Jersey, a life of being typecast in rolls and what you should be watching on streaming services.The conversation takes a fun turn when the question of Who would win in a fist fight Han Solo or Indiana Jones gets asked.Links from episode:https://www.podflixnchill.com/Artwork: The Great GeraldoMusic: Mikey Bingo Beats 
62:51 02/13/2021
Ep13: The Shoulder Pads Fiasco! Guest: OnlyFans and Cosplay Star Canadian Comic Cutie
On this episode Joe sits down with  OnlyFans and Cosplay star Canadian Comic Cutie.They discuss how she found herself in the world of Cosplay and what goes in to creating her great outfits and OnlyFans videos. Where you can find Cutie:https://linktr.ee/canadiancomiccutieArtwork: The Great GeraldoMusic: Mikey Bingo Beats 
49:33 02/06/2021
Ep12: Billy Van Slam! Guest: Journalist and Author Greg Oliver!
On this episode Joe sits down with  Journalist and Author Greg Oliver.They discuss Greg's journey in writing and his ongoing wrestling news website Slam Wrestling. They also discuss Greg's new book Who's the man? Billy Van! about Canadian Acting, Singing, Comedy Legend Billy Van.   http://www.oliverbooks.ca/Artwork: The Great GeraldoMusic: Mikey Bingo Beats 
34:59 01/30/2021