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The Eddrick Show

Intelligent Conversation with Interesting People!

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Carl Unegbu - Author , When Comedy Goes to Court
My guest is Carl Unegbu, author of Comedy Goes to Court: When People Stop Laughing and Start Fighting. His comprehensive book is a guide to help comedians become aware of ways to avert lawsuits and legal entanglements. Subscribe to The Eddrick Show! #eddrickshow #comedyvideo #comedy
48:37 2/24/24
Malia C. Lazu - Author, From Intention to Impact – A Practical Guide to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
My guest is Malia C. Lazu, author of the new book From Intention to Impact – A Practical Guide  to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Malia is an award-winning, tenured strategist in diversity and inclusion and a lecturer in Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management  at the MIT Sloan School of Management. She’s also a former Executive Vice President Regional President of Berkshire Bank. #eddrickshow
34:03 2/16/24
Black Conservationists In No. California! Jade Stevens, President of 40 Acre Conservation League!
Jade Stevens, the President of the 40 Acre Conservation League in Northern California, is my guest. The nonprofit organization, led by Black individuals, focuses on conserving land to promote a stronger connection between humans and nature. Its main goal is to garner increased support from the community for the protection of these lands. #eddrickshow #environment #outdoors
23:04 2/2/24
Julie Farnam - Author, Domestic Darkness: An Insider's Account of the January 6th Insurrection
Julie Farnam discusses her new book Domestic Darkness: An Insider's Account of the January 6th Insurrection.#eddrickshow
26:36 2/1/24
Stephen M. Cohn, M.D. - Author, All Bleeding Stops
My guest is Dr. Stephen M. Cohn, author of the new book All Bleeding Stops; Life and Death in the Trauma Unit. The book is intimate look at what goes on inside a trauma center. Dr. Cohn is a former surgeon in the U.S. Army Medical Corp in Desert Storm, past Division Chief of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care at Yale University School of Medicine, past Medical Director of the Ryder Trauma Center in Miami, past Chairman of the Department of Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center, and current practitioner in New York City.#eddrickshow #traumasurgery #trauma #mayoclinic #funk #funkmusic #surgeon #drama
21:34 1/4/24
Darian Sanders - "Simba", The Lion King National Tour
My guest is multi-talented artist Darian Sanders! He stars as Simba in the National Tour of The Lion King, currently performing at the Orpheum Theater in San Francisco. Darian's remarkable skills have also led him to be part of stage productions like A Chorus Line, Dreamgirls, and Jesus Christ Superstar. #eddrickshow #lionking #lion #disney #simba #lions #thelionking #hakunamatata #mufasa #broadway
11:45 12/6/23
Marc Levin - Producer & Director of "IT'S BASIC"
Renowned filmmaker, producer, and director Marc Levin joins me to discuss about his latest documentary "ITS BASIC." This thought-provoking film delves into pilot initiatives that provide guaranteed income and highlights the individuals who are benefiting from these programs across the United States. "ITS BASIC" has been featured at prestigious film festivals, including the Tribeca Film Festival in 2023. Marc is also the creative force behind Blowback Productions, an incredibly productive production company that has produced over 30 films since 1988. Their work has earned them esteemed recognition such as the Emmy, DuPont, Pebody, and Cable Aces awards.https://www.itsbasicdocumentary.com/#eddrickshow #poverty #endpoverty #fightpoverty #endpovertynow #documentary #film #povertysolutions #povertygram
34:37 12/1/23
Kathryn Mayer & Greg Glasgow - Disneyland on the Mountain
My guests are Greg Glasgow and Kathryn Mayer, authors of the new book Disneyland on the Mountain – Walt, the Environmentalists, and the Ski Resort That Never Was. The book tells the fascinating story of Disney’s vision for a mountain ski resort in California and the intense opposition to its development. https://disneylandonthemountain.com/ #eddrickshow #disney #disneyland #sierraclub #skiresort #snowboarding #california #enviornmentalist #waltdisney
22:46 11/17/23
Fabrice Delaye - Author, The Medical Revolution of Messenger RNA
Fabrice Delaye, a renowned journalist in the realm of science and technology, is my guest. He is the author of an engaging book, The Medical Revolution of Messenger RNA. The book unravels the intriguing journey of Messenger RNA development and its profound worldwide impact on the development of life-saving vaccines.#eddrickshow #mRNA #mRNAbasedvaccines #mRNATechnology #mRNABiotech#mRNAdrugdelivery #mRNAdiscovery #mRNAbasedtherapies #mRNAClinicaltrials#mRNAResearch #mRNAScience
32:36 11/11/23
Ashley Smiley - Program Director, Bayview Opera House, San Francisco
My guest is writer, producer, and performer Ashley Smiley. Ashley is the Program Director at Bayview Opera House in San Francisco and she’s a resident artist of Magic Theatre, also in San Francisco. Her new play, Dirty White Teslas make Me Sad will debut at the Magic Theatre in February of 2024. Ashley is one of the most important voices in the Bay Area arts community.https://www.instagram.com/bvoperahouse/?hl=en https://www.instagram.com/smileyfromthesco/?hl=en#eddrickshow #blackwomenplaywrights #blackwomenintheatre #womenplaywrights #art #theatre #creativity #sanfrancisco #DirtyWhiteTeslasMakeMeSad #bayarea #zoom #2024 #thearts #fineart #director #tesla
52:53 11/6/23
La Viola Ward-Tofani, Mental Health & The Upcoming Holiday Season!
My guest is La Viola Ward-Tofani, author and experienced mental health clinician. She advocates for mindfulness and self-care while reducing stigmas associated with mental illness, especially in communities of color. In this episode, we discuss the upcoming holidays, their potential impact on mental health, and tools for a wonderful and safe holiday season.https://amazon.com/author/laviola#eddrickshow #NewEpisode #LinkInBio #MentalHealth #HolidaySeason #Wellbeing #mentalhealthawareness #depression #thanksgiving #counseling #stressfreeholidays #counselingpsychology #stressmanagement #holidayblues #selflove #stressfreeholiday #holidayanxiety #mentalhealth #blackmentalhealth #blackmentalhealthmatters #blacktherapist #therapyforblackmen #minoritymentalhealth #blackmentalhealthawareness #blackmaletherapist #anxiety #mentalhealthadvocate #therapyforblackgirls #personalfinance #christmas
35:40 10/29/23
Benjamin Lewin - Author, Inside Science: Revolution in Biology and it's Impact
My guest is Dr. Benjamin Lewin, author of the new book Inside Science: Revolution in Biology and it's Impact. Dr. Lewin is a molecular biologist and the founding editor of the scientific journal CELL, which is recognized as the world’s leading journal in biology. He's also the author of the textbook GENES, which is considered to be one of the most influential textbooks on molecular biology. Dr. Lewin is a Fellow of the Royal Society and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. https://www.cshlpress.com/default.tpl?action=full&--eqskudatarq=1374 #eddrickshow #molecularbiology #biology #science #biotechnology #microbiology #biochemistry #cellbiology #genetics #biotech #research #biologystudent #dna #scientist #microbiologist #laboratory #lab #biotechnologist #chemistry #medicine #biologymemes #biotechnologystudent #immunology #biologyteacher #medical #cellularbiology #lifescience #biomedicalscience #mcat #bioinformatics #biologynotes
25:34 10/21/23
Judith L. Pearson - Author, Crusade to Heal America; The Remarkable Life of Mary Lasker
My guest is Judith L. Pearson, author of the new book CRUSADE TO HEAL AMERICA, THE REMARKABLE LIFE OF MARY LASKER. Judith’s book tells the story of one of the most important figures in the history of fundraising and medical research in the fight to eradicate cancerhttps://judithlpearson.com #eddrickshow #fightcancer #cancer #cancersucks #cancerawareness #breastcancer #cancerfighter #cancersurvivor #beatcancer #cancerwarrior #breastcancerawareness #cancerresearch #standuptocancer #breastcancerwarrior
18:45 10/13/23
Dr. Paola Cecchi-Dimeglio - Author, Diversity Dividend: The Transformational Power of Small Changes to Debias Your Company
My guest is Dr. Paola Cecchi-Dimeglio, author of the new book Diversity Dividend, The Transformational Power of Small Changes to Debias Your Company. Dr. Cecchi-Dimeglio is a leading authority on Diveristy, Equity, and Inclusion and she’s advised some of the largest for-profit and non-profit companies in the world. She holds dual appointments at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and Harvard Law School where she serves as faculty chair of the Executive Leadership Research Initiative for Women and Minority Attorneys. https://www.paolacecchidimeglio.com/ #eddrickshow #diversityequityinclusion #diversityandinclusion #diversity #diversitymatters #inclusion #inclusionmatters #representationmatters #equality #leadership #equity #harvardlaw #harvard #harvarduniversity #fortune500 #workforcedevelopment #womenempowerment
25:44 10/6/23
Lawrance & Lauran Johnson - Black Diamond Exclusive
My guests are Lawrance Johnson and his daughter Lauran Johnson. They are the owners of Black Diamond Exclusive, one of the premier transportation concierge services in Solano County and Napa Valley California. https://www.instagram.com/blackdiamondxl/ #eddrickshow #blackbusiness #blackexcellence #supportblackbusiness #fatherdaughter #blackentrepreneurs #napavalley
20:27 9/28/23
Damon Jamal - Producer & Director of SURVIVAL
My guest is award winning writer, producer, and director Damon Jamal. His latest film, SURVIVAL, starring Elise Neal, Demetrius Grosse, and Dylan McNamara, is an intense thriller which sheds light on the problem of neglect and the perceived lack of importance when black people are the victims of crimes. https://inyofacefilm.com/ #eddrickshow #thrillermovies #oakland #appletv #primevideo #blackcinema #blackfilmmakers #actionmovies
27:10 9/21/23
Mr. Hooper - Hip Hop Artist, Producer & Filmmaker
My guest is Hip Hop artist Mr. Hooper (formerly known as Crazy Ballhead). He’s an award winning independent rap artist, poet, writer, filmmaker, and music producer based in Sacramento, CA. His latest video "Center of Turin" took home the Best Soundtrack award at this Summer's Sacramento International Film Festival. https://mrhoopersmusic.com/ #eddrickshow #sacramentofilmfestival #hiphop #hiphopmusic #turin
47:24 9/16/23
David Hererra- Artistic Director of the David Hererra Performance Company, Órale!
My guest is David Herrera, Artistic Director and Choreographer of the David Hererra Performance Company in San Francisco. He’s here to discuss their upcoming performance of Órale! a partnership of music and dance featuring the live music of Chicano living legend El Vez. Órale! Runs September 7th – 9th at Z Space in San Francisco. http://www.zspace.org/ https://www.dhperformance.org/ https://www.elvez.net/ #eddrickshow #latindance #latinmusic #sanfrancisco #bayarea #choreography #dance #oralequechiquito #spanglish #latinoculture #latinopride #latinoart #latinxmusic #latinxart #latinx #latinxcreatives
22:17 9/7/23
Sam Solomon - Award Winning Filmmaker, My Little Caregiver
My guest is award winning short filmmaker Sam Solomon. His film, My Little Caregiver, won the award for Outstanding Dramatic Short at the 2023 Micheaux Film Festival held this summer in Los Angeles. Sam is also a talented actor, dancer, and the author of i guess i am lonely…, his first self-published collection of poetry and prose. https://www.instagram.com/solomonsgame/ https://www.instagram.com/mylittlecaregiver/ #eddrickshow #micheauxfilmfestival #mylittlecaregiver #shortfilm #losangeles
23:54 9/1/23
Cassandra J. Howard - A Guide for Black Women: Letters From Your Black Boys
My guest is author, coach, and playwright Cassandra J. Howard. She’s here to discuss her book, A Guide for Black Women to Break the Generational Curse: Letters From Your Black Boys: Mama, Please Hear My Plea!https://www.findingvoicesacademy.com/ #eddrickshow #blackboys #education #communicationskillstraining #blackrelationships #blackmothers
19:09 8/25/23
Gem C. Collie - Author, The War in the Heavens: Breaking The Chain of Generational Curses
Author Gem C. Collie discusses her latest book The War in the Heavens: Breaking the Chain of Generational Curses.https://www.instagram.com/gembouks_llc/ #eddrickshow #generationaltrauma #inheritedtrauma #passeddowntrauma #healingfromtrauma #breakingthecycle #healingthefamilytree #traumainformed #mentalhealth #mentalhealthawareness #healing #selfcare #survivor #hope #strength
24:28 8/5/23
Manuel Lima - The New Designer: Rejecting Myths, Embracing Change
My guest is internationally renowned designer and author Manuel Lima. He’s here to discuss his latest book THE NEW DESIGNER: REJECTING MYTHS, EMBRACING CHANGE. Manuel was named “one of the 50 most creative and influential minds” by Creativity magazine and he is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He’s been featured in Wired magazine, the New York Times, BusinessWeek, Forbes, and El País. Manuel has over fifteen years of experience designing digital experiences and leading product teams at such companies as Google, Microsoft, and Nokia. https://www.mslima.com/http://www.visualcomplexity.com/vc/#eddrickshow #industrialdesign #futuredesign #design #mitpress #ethicaldesign #sustainabledesign #sociallyresponsibledesign #inclusivedesign #humancentereddesign
33:37 7/20/23
Loretta Chao - VP Strategy & Startups, American Journalism Project
My guest is Loretta Chao. Loretta is the VP of Strategy & Startups at the American Journalism Project. She’s here to discuss the results of American Journalism Project's recent survey regarding the current state of local news. The survey also engaged participants about their needs for local news and solicited their ideas on methods to gain access to local news. https://www.theajp.org/#localnews #eddrickshow #localnewsmatters
21:48 7/12/23
Dr. Chris Whaley - The Masked Saint
My guest is author, pastor, and former professional wrestler Dr. Chris Whaley. Dr. Whaley is the author of the novel “The Masked Saint: Husband, Pastor…Hero” which was inspired by true events from his life experiences and adapted into a major motion picture.https://themaskedsaint.com/ #eddrickshow #prowrestling #maskedwrestlers
36:11 7/7/23
Essex Cook - Community Activist, Videographer, Actor
My guest is Essex Cook. Essex is the Executive Director of Vallejo’s Boys and Girls Empowerment Group in Vallejo, CA as well as an actor and videographer. He was recently appointed to the Recreation, Parks, Marina, and Arts Commission in Suisun City, CA. https://www.instagram.com/essexcook #eddrickshow #iartsuisun #suisuncity #vallejo #nbc #dronevideo #solanocounty
24:24 7/1/23
Black History in Progress: William K. Wesley - How to Live A Balanced Life
Episode 3 of our series Black History in Progress. My guest is William K. Wesley, author of Full Life Balance: How To Live Better Every Day. The book explores the five keys to living and sustaining a good life. William is also a motivational speaker and former Adjunct Professor of Business at Golden Gate University in San Francisco, California. https://www.fulllifebalance.com #eddrickshow #juneteenth #theeddrickshow #balancedlife #balancedlifestyle #thebalancedlife #abalancedlife #balancedlifestyleliving #healthybalancedlife #healthybalancedlifestyle #liveabalancedlife #livingabalancedlife #happybalancedlife #balance #fitness #yoga #healthylifestyle #selfcare #meditation #selflove #loveyourself #wellness #inspiration #worklifebalance #fitnesslifebalance #spirituallifebalance #mentalhealthbalance #emotionalbalance
36:44 6/19/23
Cliff Beach - Award Winning Musician and Author of "Side Hustle & Flow"
My guest is author and musician Cliff Beach. Cliff is the author of the recently released book, Side Hustle & Flow 10 Principles to Live and Lead a More Productive Life in Less Time. The book provides a roadmap to developing your side hustle and offers insights on how you can prepare to become more fulfilled in your life’s journey. Cliff is also a talented musician and his independent EP Who The Funk is Cliff Beach? was nominated for three L.A. Music Awards.https://sidehustleandflow.net#eddrickshow #sidehustle #sidehustleideas #cliffbeachmusic #funk #funkmusic #hustle #entrepreneur #business #smallbusiness #startup #motivation #inspiration #workfromhome #goals #losangelesmusic #lamusic #lamusicscene #losangelesmusician #lamusician #americanidol
35:05 6/16/23
Margo Hall - Artistic Director, Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, San Francisco, CA
My guest is Margo Hall. Margo is an award-winning actor, director, and she is the Artistic Director of the Lorraine Hansberry Theatre in San Francisco. She’s here to talk about the world premiere of IN THE EVENING BY THE MOONLIGHT a new play, written by Traci Tolmaire, which celebrates the legacy of American playwright, artist, and activist Lorraine Hansberry. IN THE EVENING BY THE MOONLIGHT will run at the Young Performers Theater in the Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture in San Francisco from June 15 - July 2, 2023. https://www.lhtsf.org #eddrickshow #blacktheaterbayarea #blacktheatre #jamesbaldwin #lorrainehansberry #blackcreativesbayarea #blackartbayarea #ninasimone
16:26 6/9/23
Dr. Ahmad Garrett-Price, GP Health: A New Model for Healthcare Delivery
My guest is Dr. Ahmad Garrett-Price, Founder and President of GP Health, a proactive and preventative health practice platform focused on prevention and lifestyle modification. Dr. Garrett- Price has been at the forefront of developing and piloting some of the first system-wide virtual health offerings and leading the first membership- based hybrid Direct Care Model for the largest nonprofit health system in Texas. He’s passionate about constructive innovation and forging a proactive and preventative approach which can be more sustainable to health and well-being. https://www.drgp.health/ #eddrickshow #HealthcareInnovation #HealthcareTech #DigitalHealth #mHealth #Telehealth #BlackMensHealth #AAMensHealth #BlackHealth #AfricanAmericanHealth #MensHealth #Health #Wellness #Fitness #Prevention #Awareness #blackdoctors #BlackDoctor #BlackDoctors #BlackInMedicine #BlackHealth #AfricanAmericanDoctor #AfricanAmericanDoctors #BlackMenInMedicine #kaiserpermanente #morehousecollege
43:31 6/9/23
Dru Holley - PBS Documentary Filmmaker, Buffalo Soldiers: Fighting on Two Fronts
My guest is producer and director Dru Holley. His upcoming PBS documentary, Buffalo Soldiers: Fighting On Two Fronts, recounts the complicated legacy of African American soldiers who sought a better life in the United States Army after the Civil War.https://www.blackbaldfilms.com/#eddrickshow #buffalosoldiers #buffalosoldierspbs #Juneteenth #LocalUSA #blackbaldfilms
23:49 5/27/23