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Guest Occupation: Multi-instrumentalist freelance guitarist and singer songwriter
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Nate LaPointe is a multi-instrumentalist freelance guitarist and singer/songwriter in Los Angeles, California. Spending his childhood in his father’s record store, he was inspired to pick up the guitar at a very early age.

Nate completed a degree in Jazz Guitar from California Institute of the Arts, graduated in 2000. Since then, he has worked with a wide variety of projects not only as a live performer, but also as a touring musician, recording and producing albums for many acts, composing, and teaching. Nate was with soul legend Bobby Womack for 10 years, performing on five continents and in such prestigious venues as Sydney Opera House, Royal Albert Hall, and the Rock-n-Roll Hall of Fame.

He worked with pop icon Selena Gomez live/in studio. He has also worked with Grateful Dead keyboardist Vince Welnick, and blues man BB King, where he had the honor of opening for him as part of BB’s 80th Birthday tour.

While in town, Nate plays guitar with a variety of different projects including Grateful Dead tribute Cubensis, South Bay rockers Barley, and bluegrass band The Devil’s Box. LaPointe plays any and all styles of music – rock, jazz, pop, blues, bluegrass, country and more. As an instrumentalist, Nate plays electric and acoustic guitar, pedal steel guitar, mandolin, electric bass, and vocals.

Guest Occupation: Hypnotherapist, coach, author, public speaker, and online course creator
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Meet Jentana Lee Dabbs CHt, an exceptional hypnotherapist with a keen specialization in trauma therapy. As the CEO of Power Of Worth Academy, Jentana is also an accomplished coach, author, public speaker, and online course creator.

Jentana’s journey to discovering the Power of Worth began over two decades ago when she questioned why she was attracting abuse, poverty, and hardships while battling health problems, anxiety, and severe depression. At her lowest point, Jentana would pick wild dandelions for food just to get something healthy to eat.

Driven by her frustration, Jentana became obsessed with learning how we get stuck and how our mindset, spirit, nutrition, and neuroscience can help us break free from our disempowering past. She discovered that by tapping into our Power of Worth, we can transform all areas of our lives, including relationships, career, money, and health.

Jentana is an expert in helping women who are awakening to their potential transform their lives. Through her coaching and hypnotherapy services, Jentana specializes in building self-worth, harnessing personal power, and inspiring her clients to take divinely inspired action for greater productivity and prosperity.

She works with clients to overcome challenges related to self-worth, sharing their gifts, and transforming their finances, habits, and personal relationships. Jentana’s ultimate goal is to guide clients towards becoming the embodiment of high worth and true self-confidence.

Jentana firmly believes that anyone can become the manifestor of their wildest dreams. Whether through her one-on-one coaching or her academy resources, she is committed to empowering truth seekers to live their best lives.

Guest Category: Education, Health & Lifestyle, Love & Relationships, Psychology, Emotional Health and Freedom, Mental Health, Personal Development, Self Help, Spiritual
Guest Occupation: Reggae keyboardist and vocalist
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Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii as a reggae keyboardist and vocalist, Josh Kay has extensive experience in keyboard and vocal performance. With degrees in Music Production & Engineering and Music Business Management from Berklee College of Music, Josh is highly skilled in recording, mixing, mastering, and production.

Josh is currently the house engineer at Woodshed Recording in Malibu, California, and continues to freelance as a songwriter, engineer, keyboard player, and recording artist. Life-long surfer and music maker – Josh brings out the best in artists, players and performers, taking pride in running smooth, efficient, and inspiring sessions that result in phenomenal product.

Guest Category: Arts, Entertainment, Music
Guest Occupation: Creative, consultant, and social entrepreneur, founder of WeCare Impact
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Nesma Bensalem is a true Renaissance woman whose unique combination of talents, expertise and multi-cultural background has made her a leader in the world of culture, tech, and impact.

With over 10 years of experience as a creative, consultant, and social entrepreneur, Nesma has worked with top brands, production companies, and multilateral institutions to shift narratives and inspire communities to take action for the greater good. From Deepak Chopra to the World Bank, to Hollywood and AI start ups, Nesma’s experience ranges across skills and industries, unified by the same purpose to serve the greater good and deep desire to connect us as a Humanity.

Nesma’s upbringing across four continents and more than a dozen countries has shaped her multi-cultural identity and provided her with a unique outlook on the world. She regards empathy as the key ingredient in her approach in raising awareness, building connections and fostering intrinsic motivation.

In 2021, Nesma founded WeCare Impact, a purpose driven creative studio and consulting firm working the intersection of art, technology and impact. WeCare Impact also has a social token($WeCare) with an Impact 2 Earn model for their social or environmental campaigns. As participants complete specific tasks, they earn $WeCare tokens which they can redeem for different products, services and perks on the community marketplace. Their next Impact 2 Earn campaign “Act 4 Earth” is launching this April 22nd, on Earth Day.

Guest Category: Business, Marketing, Management, Self Help, Society and Culture, Technology
Guest Occupation: Music Artist, Singer
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Born in Bar Harbor, Maine, Jude Johnstone began writing songs at about age 8. At 18, she was “discovered” by Bruce Springsteen’s saxophonist, Clarence Clemons. After spending some time in New York and New Jersey under his wing, in 1979, she moved to Los Angeles, where her songs quickly became sought after by other artists.

She has been covered by Bonnie Raitt, Emmylou Harris, Bette Midler, Johnny Cash, Stevie Nicks, Mary Black, Jennifer Warnes, Trisha Yearwood and more, including a #1 song for Yearwood’s debut album called “The Woman Before Me” which earned her a BMI award.

Her songs then appeared on 8 other Yearwood cds. She also penned the title track to Johnny Cash’s 1997 Grammy winning album “Unchained.”

Jude has released 8 cds of her own that run the gamut from Celtic, Gospel, Americana, to Jazz, Blues, and even Big Band. She has been featured on the CBS Early Show, and NPR Radio’s “Morning Edition.” Her songs have also been on several television shows including “Nurse Jackie”, “Army Wives” and “Lie To Me.”

Jude has opened shows for Jackson Browne, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Richard Thompson, Shawn Colvin, Chris Hillman, 10,000 Maniacs, David Crosby and many others and toured Europe under her own name numerous times.

If Jude Johnstone is not yet a musical household name, she sure as hell should be.

Henry Carrigan, No Depression

Turning emotional pain into art is a tricky business. Sometimes I wonder if the end result is worth it. Jude Johnstone makes a good case that it is.

Rodney Crowell

Jude’s fertility, in regards to songwriting, is truly awe inspiring.

Bonnie Raitt

There are certain artists whose songs go so deep it’s like they’re heart surgeons…Jude Johnstone has been able to do all that, and more, for so many years, it’s almost like she has a patent on it.

Bill Bentley
The Morton Report

Jude Johnstone’s ability to fashion the stuff of life seasonedemotions into handsomely crafted, lyrically attractive song fare is as remarkable as it is reliable”

Duane Verh
Roots Music

…She’s patently a master at capturing the heart’s dark and desperate moments, just as she’s capable of encouraging belief in its resurrection.

Mike Davies, Roots and Branches/The Beat

Guest Category: Arts, Entertainment, Music
Guest Occupation: NDE survivor
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On Saturday, June 25th the VanHorn family traveled to Real del Mar, Mexico (just north of Puerto Vallarta) for a peaceful beach vacation with their daughters and close friends and their families.

On Sunday, the guys enjoyed a round of golf and afterward headed to the beach to boogie board & play in the surf with the kids. Ansel was boogie boarding when a wave came down on him, causing him to crash head first into the sand.

Ansel didn’t realize exactly what had happened at first until he tried to turn himself over as he was face down in the water. Right then he realized he couldn’t move in order to turn right side up to breathe. He felt at that point the best thing to do was take one more deep breath. He thought to himself, this is where it ends. And a feeling that’s hard to describe followed. Peace. Quietness. Serenity. Nothing else but that.

Thankfully the guys noticed something wasn’t right with Ansel. They saw him floating in the ocean. He had drowned. The adults were able to pull him out of the water. They immediately began CPR and never stopped working and by the grace of God were able to revive him. But they didn’t know what else lied ahead.

Ansel was transported via ambulance to a nearby hospital in Mexico where doctors proceeded to intubate him and continue to pull the fluid from his lungs. He was conscious and it’s where they discovered he couldn’t feel anything from his neck down. A spinal specialist was called in and they began running numerous tests.

It was determined although nothing was severed , Ansel needed surgery to relieve the pressure on his spine. Late Sunday night the surgeon removed his C4 and took some bone from his hip to replace his C4 vertebrae. And they placed a plate to hold it in place attaching that with screws into his C3 and C5. Ansel came out of surgery early Monday morning.

Many people worked diligently with doctors in Mexico to coordinate with neurosurgeons at St. Joseph Hospital in Phoenix and arranging for a medivac back to Arizona.

On Tuesday evening, Ansel and Sheryl landed in Arizona and were transported directly to St. Joseph/Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix. Praise God! Doctors at BNI confirmed a successful surgery in Mexico! Ansel spent 2 solid weeks in ICU at BNI and then moved to inpatient rehab there after. Mid September he returned home and the work has continued towards his healing.

He works everyday with a team of outpatient therapists, his incredible and devoted wife and family and large support system of friends.

His full independence is near, new milestones are hit everyday and he’s been named THE MIRACLE MAN because everyone has seen the grace of God and His power.

Faith, family, friends and grit. It’s the ingredients that is what brings new hope and progress to Ansel’s healing journey everyday. And he’s unstoppable! His goal is to regain full independence and return to work late summer as the Head of Acquisitions at the Laughton Team.

Guest Category: Health & Lifestyle, Near Death Experiences, Psychology, Society and Culture, Spiritual
Guest Occupation: Netflix and Network TV Actress
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Gemma McIlhenny was raised in West Philadelphia and attended Overbrook High School as a Fine Arts Major. Under the instruction of her mother and The Philadelphia Arts League Gemma developed a love of theater and acting, performing in various productions around the city. During her teenage years she volunteered in various community service based artistic endeavors. The primary focus was to allow inner-city youth a safe environment to express themselves through the arts . She later majored in Fine Arts at Philadelphia Community College before pursuing a career in law enforcement. Since then, Gemma has taught dance and drama with 'The Mount Airy Learning Tree'. She can be seen on network television shows such as her recurring role on New Amsterdam (NBC). As well as FBI (CBS), East New York (CBS), Power Book II: Ghost (Starz), Inventing Anna (Netflix), and many other film productions.

*Photo Credit Maggie Shirk Photography*

Guest Category: Arts, Performing Arts, Entertainment, Kids & Family, TV & Film
Guest Occupation: Debbi is a book writing coach, media interview coach, UFO enthusiast, Shaman practitioner, singer and award winning podcaster.
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Debbi Dachinger coaches authors to write a highly engaging book and how to be interviewed on podcasts for massive results. For 15-years Debbi hosts the “Dare to Dream” podcast, which won the COVR best podcast award, nominated for People’s Choice Podcast and Webby awards, and WELP Magazine as one of the Top 20 Best Podcasts. Hear Dare to Dream with Debbi Dachinger on BBSRadio, Apple Podcasts, YouTube and all major podcast sites. Awards: Podcaster Icon of Influence, Broadcasting Industry Lifetime Achievement Award, inducted into the Who’s Who Hall of Fame for Entertainment, Successful Achievements from Voices of Women Worldwide, and Evolutionary Business Council Heart and Spirit Award. Debbi's greatest values are spirituality, community, galactic UFO/ET’s, travel, and self-development. She is a certified Shamanic Energy Practitioner, certified wine specialist, and the lead singer in the band: Lions Of Lyra.

Guest Category: Arts, Earth & Space, Health & Lifestyle, Paranormal, Physics & Metaphysics, Psychology, Self Help, Spiritual, Theory & Conspiracy
Guest Occupation: Marina is a Psychic Medium, Channeler, Artist, ET Contactee, Hybrid Mother, Secret Space Program/MILAB Survivor, and a Hybrid
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I’m speaking with Marina Serene who is a Psychic Medium, Channeler, Artist, ET Contactee, Hybrid Mother, Secret Space Program/MILAB Survivor, and a Hybrid. Her awakening began at age 15 when the wake-up call encoded in her DNA activated and she started her path of spiritual awakening and the recovery of memories. She started to receive intense downloads on the structure of consciousness and existence and information about what is really going on Earth, what is the real history of mankind, and what her mission is here on Earth. Marina has spoken at UFO/Spiritual conferences such as Conscious Life Expo, and Contact In the Dessert, also UFO/Spiritual live events such as Portal to Ascension and Saturday Night Alive (Global Peace Tribe), Cosmic Life Expo, as well as in media interviews

Guest Category: Arts, Earth & Space, Health & Lifestyle, Paranormal, Physics & Metaphysics, Psychology, Self Help, Spiritual, Theory & Conspiracy
Guest Occupation: Owner, Gleem Beauty, Beauty Advocate
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Marlene Wallach is the founder of Gleem Beauty. She was also the president of Wilhelmina Creative Model Management for nearly two decades. Nationally recognized as the arbiter of all things beauty, an author, and an empowering educator. Marlene brings together a career of knowledge from within the beauty industry and works tirelessly with models and their skin concerns.

With Marlene's beauty background and a long-time advocate of clean beauty, she explains how Gleem Beauty got its start: "During my decades with Wilhelmina Creative Model Management, models often came to me for skincare recommendations saying that nothing was helping their skin. The simple answer was – to develop products that I could certify! From that moment on, I was driven to learn more about dermatology, skincare products, and ingredients; what was most effective to achieve healthy, radiant skin with GLEEM.”

My first step was to get certifications in esthetics, acne-care, and LED Light Therapy. I then spent time working in a MedSpa to learn first-hand about the (skin) care process. Simultaneously I was researching the most up-to-date skincare science and formulations along with seasoned medical professionals. Next, Gleem Beauty was born! At Gleem Beauty, we believe whether you are strutting down the runway or walking down the street, feeling the Gleem is what life is all about. That is the philosophy that is at the core of Gleem Beauty.

“Male and female, different ages, different problems – we all have skin in the game. With Gleem Beauty, everyone has a chance to shine through and through" says Marlene.

 Marlene’s former models say: 

From a practical view - now a biomedical engineer, one model says back in the day at Wilhelmina Models, “Marlene always preached to her models how important it is to take good care of your skin, so it was no surprise when she released Gleem Beauty”. 

From a philosophical view - a familiar face on recent streaming series “A proponent of self-care and self-beauty, Marlene was an early leader in the industry, promoting self-esteem and beauty from within to her community of models”.

Marrying the practical and the philosophical, Gleem Beauty has created clean beauty products for women and men of all races and ages who want to take their skincare to the next level and feel the Gleem.

Guest Category: Arts, Beauty, Business, Health & Lifestyle, Kids & Family, Philosophy, Emotional Health and Freedom, Science, Society and Culture
Guest Occupation: Former SWAT Operator and Author and Speaker
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Laura G. Hanson is the author of the memoir, Why I Went, CEO of Brain Bucket Coaching, and keynote speaker. She's a former police officer and SWAT Team operator with the Virginia Beach Police Department. Laura is passionate about helping other first responders live a fulfilled and enjoyable life despite the ongoing hardships of the job. 

Guest Category: Health & Lifestyle, Psychology, Emotional Health and Freedom, Mental Health, Personal Development, Self Help, Inspirational, Spiritual
Guest Occupation: Baby Boomer Thought Leader, Author & leading contributor to “Today’s Senior Magazine”
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Rick Bava is part of the leadership team at Today's Senior Magazine. He celebrates 11 years, with Today's Senior Magazine, the leading #publication serving #babyboomers and #seniors. In addition to his Business leadership, he has maintained the celebrated column, The Baby Boomer Corner- Today's Senior Magazine.

Rick Bava is considered a Baby Boomer thought leader- and is the Author of-- the celebrated book--" In Search of the Baby Boomer Generation."

Today's Senior Magazine -Established in 2004-- serving #babyboomers and #seniors -

Guest Category: Health & Lifestyle, Kids & Family, Self Help, Variety
Guest Occupation: American doctor, writer, politician, paranormal investigator
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Aage Nost is an American doctor, writer, and politician. In 2000, Nost ran for Congress as a Libertarian from Arizona's 5th congressional district. He ran against incumbent Republican Jim Kolbe in 2000 and finished in fourth place.

Host of Universal Consciousness Show

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Guest Category: Arts, Earth & Space, Entertainment, News, Paranormal, Philosophy, Society and Culture, Spiritual, TV & Film
Guest Occupation: certified court interpreter, Chinese translator
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A certified court interpreter and Chinese translator in Los Angeles, Samuel Chong was instrumental in arranging for the Chinese publication of Michel Desmarquet's book, Thiaoouba Prophecy. Website (s): Book (s): Thiaoouba Prophecy: The Golden Planet

Samuel Chong is a certified court interpreter and a Chinese translator. He was instrumental in arranging for the Chinese publication of Michel Desmarquet's book, Thiaoouba Prophecy, which has been a best-seller in both China and Taiwan, a rare phenomenon.

Here he describes his original life-changing encounter with Desmarquet's book, prompting him to make the journey twice to Vietnam in order to meet Desmarquet. This resulted in a close working relationship that eventually led to the Chinese publication. Desmarquet describes how he was abducted by very kind and attractive, 8-foot tall, hermaphroditic, humanoid aliens and taken to their advanced planet. The general (albeit not specific) features of Desmarquet's story, factually true or not, are consistent with many similar accounts by other supposed UFO contactees. Jeffrey Mishlove's introduction emphasizes this case as exemplary for exploring the boundary between the imaginary and the imaginal.

Guest Category: Education, Entertainment, History, News, Paranormal, UFOs, Philosophy, Society and Culture, Spiritual
Guest Occupation: Akura is a psychic medium, conciousness mentor, intuitive artist and starseed, She is here to support you in your awakening process.
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Today I’m speaking with AKURA, a channel medium since childhood. Since childhood she could see various entities, most of all ETs. Akura made her first astral journey when she was 4 years old and through this experience understood that we are not our bodies. Sandra, AKA Akura, grew up in a strict catholic family where "spirituality" was classified as "occultism." At the age of 18 she had a suicide attempt and went through the dark night of the soul. She understood that it is her job to work as a "channel medium." Today Akura helps other starseeds around the world. 

Guest Category: Arts, Earth & Space, Health & Lifestyle, Paranormal, Physics & Metaphysics, Self Help, Spiritual, Theory & Conspiracy
Guest Occupation: Trial Lawyer
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Jack Duffy is an experienced and aggressive trial lawyer who has won many acquittals for clients in jury trials. He has represented clients throughout the Dallas- Ft. Worth area since 1991. He is licensed in Federal Court for the Northern District of Texas. He received his B.A. from Texas Tech University, his M.B.A. from Baylor University and his J.D. from South Texas College of Law.

He has spent the last 40 years researching the important facts surrounding the JFK assassination. This includes interviewing several key witnesses that were part of the assassination investigation. This also includes doctors who treated Pres. Kennedy at Parkland Hospital.

He has collected and read almost every book on the JFK murder and has one of the largest private collections on the assassination.

He is the author of the book ‘The Man from 2063” about what may have been if JFK lived.


Guest Category: Entertainment, Kids & Family, Self Help, Variety
Guest Occupation: Co-author of The Great Patriot Buy-Cott, writer, PolitiCrossing’s roving correspondent
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Nicky Billou

Nicky Billou is a Christian immigrant entrepreneur from Iran, whose family left after the Islamic Revolution. A passionate supporter of President Trump, he is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Georgetown University’s Masters Of Foreign Service Program, and political commentator for the conservative website Nicky is a committed champion for freedom and an implacable foe of tyranny and the cult of cancel culture. He is a best-selling author of 9 books, including two with co-author Wayne Allyn Root. He hosts two top-rated podcasts and has been a guest on over 300 radio and TV shows and podcasts. He is known by the moniker “THE WORLD’S GREATEST PODCAST GUEST”, for his passion, knowledge and ability to deliver an incisive message in a very compelling way. He is also the host of the #1 podcast in the world on Thought Leadership, The Thought Leader Revolution (, featuring guests such as Wayne Allyn Root, Roger Simon, Kurt Schlichter, Chris Widener, Scott Adams, John Maxwell, Seth Godin, Marie Forleo, Barbara Corcoran and Mark Victor Hansen. He is an in-demand and highly inspirational speaker to corporate audiences such as RBC, Lululemon, Royal LePage, and TorStar Media. He is an advisor and confidante to some of the most successful and dynamic entrepreneurs in North America. He is the co-founder of eCircle Academy ( where he runs a yearlong Mastermind & Educational program working with successful Entrepreneurs, Coaches, Consultants, Corporate Trainers, Clinic Owners, Realtors, Mortgage Brokers and other service-based Entrepreneurs, positioning them as authorities in their niche. He is the creator of the Thought Leader/Heart Leader™ Designation.

Guest Category: Literature, Business, Investing and Finance, Management, Education, Courses & Training, News, Politics & Government, Society and Culture
Guest Occupation: Former Professional Boxer and Concussion Awareness Advocate and Law Enforcement Officer
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Ray Ciancaglini is a former professional boxer and renowned concussion awareness advocate who has battled Parkinson's Syndrome and Pugilistica Dementia for many years. These progressive conditions are the direct result of his improper management of numerous concussions during his boxing career.

Ray travels the country lecturing at Colleges, about the importance of prompt and proper concussion management and the possible repercussions of circumventing appropriate concussion protocol. He also speaks at TBI seminars and medical institutions about living with a traumatic brain injury, stage 2 dementia and Parkinson’s tremors.

Ray is a member of the Rochester, NY Boxing Hall of Fame and the Geneva, NY Sports Hall of Fame. Ray has won many awards both inside and outside of the ring, most notably The Hickok Hero Award, The Golden Glove Heart Award, the Gerry Flynn Courage Award, the Paul Harris Rotary Award, the NY State Senate Commendation Award and the Rotary International Avenues of Service Award His greatest award, however, is knowing that he is making a difference in the lives of athletes and TBI survivors. 


Officer Belair is a 14-year veteran of the City of Danbury Police Department and is currently assigned to the Patrol Division. He is a member of the Crisis Intervention Team (CIT), a rifle officer, Field Training Officer (FTO), law enforcement instructor, and member of the Danbury Police Dive Team bringing with him 19 years of technical and deep-water diving. He has previously held positions within the department as an Explorer / Cadet program advisor and dispatcher. Officer Belair is also a State of CT EMT for 26 years and an NRA Firearms Instructor for 12 years. 

Guest Category: Health & Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology, Mental Health, Self Help, Professional
Guest Occupation: Music writer, composer, arranger, conductor
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Extremely versatile in any style within the film and TV music industry, Emmy Nominated Philip Giffin has composed, arranged, orchestrated and conducted music to numerous features and television programs including, “Die Hard I,” “Die Hard II,” “Lethal Weapon I,” “Lethal Weapon II,” “Sommersby,” “Pee Wee’s Big Adventure,” “Like Mike,” “Fatal Instinct,” “Beethoven’s 3rd,” “Beethoven’s 4th,” “Soul Plane,” “Muppets Tonight,” “The Simpsons,” and many more.

Disney gave Philip a full orchestra every week to score 93 episodes of their acclaimed animated series, “Darkwing Duck.” Philip has also scored a multitude of successful TV movies and episodic television shows. To name a few, they are: ABC’s “Eyes”, starring Tim Daly, Fox’s “K Ville”, starring Anthony Anderson, and WB’s “Summerland” starring, Jesse McCartney and Zach Efron.

Phil also scored NBC’s Peabody Award Winning Series, “Boomtown”, for which he received an Emmy Nomination for “Best Main Title Theme”. Giffin also scored the features, “Amityville: The Awakening” starring Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bella Thorne, “Polaroid” starring Kathryn Prescott, Madelaine Petsch and Mitch Pileggi and “Children of The Corn: Runaway” starring, Marci Miller and Jake Ryan Scott.

In addition to writing television and film music, Philip is a well respected record producer, producing renowned artists such as, RZA from the WuTang Clan, as well as Music Directing for celebrities such as Martin Short, Billy Crystal, Michelle Pfeiffer, Val Kilmer, Tim Robbins, Justin Willman, Tracey Ullman, The Muppets, Cirque du Soleil director Stefan Haves & more.

Giffin also produced a vocal duet of Michael Feinstein & Liza Minnelli singing the Gershwin standard, “Embraceable You” for Mr. Feinstein’s latest album, “Gershwin Country”.

Phil recently finished emceeing and music directing his original compositions and arrangements for “Shambles.”

These twenty live shows were created by Cirque du Soleil director Stefan Haves, and took place at Tim Robbins’ “Actor’s Gang Theater” in Los Angeles.

Guest Category: Arts, Business, Entertainment, Music, Society and Culture, TV & Film
Guest Occupation: Musician, singer, and songwriter
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Multidisciplinary artist TRISHES challenges the confines of art and constructs of self by using live looping, visual art and spoken word to delve into our psyches. Her undeniably original songwriting, fleshed out by hip-hop beats and pop hooks, examines human struggle through an anthropological lens to prompt listeners on a journey of self-inquiry.

As a musician, the Trinidadian-American has been featured on NPR, Billboard, Rolling Stone India, MTV India, and VH1 India; and she has performed internationally, playing festivals like SXSW, CMW, Women’s Redrock Festival, Tune In Tel Aviv, Linda Perry’s Rock N Relief, Pyramid Yoga Festival and more. Her visual art has been part of Adidas “Nite Jogger” campaign and she has been nominated for Best Music Video at the South Asian Film Festival three years in a row, including one nomination for her directorial debut on her music video “Gaslight.”

The artist’s passion for arts and activism has garnered her invitations to speak all around the world including at TEDxDelthorneWomen in Los Angeles, The Independent’s 50th Anniversary in New York, and at XP Music Futures in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

 Her debut album “The Id” came out in October 2021 and the artist gave her first TEDx talk at TEDxDelthorneWomen in December of 2021.

TRISHES isn’t only known as an artist – her passion for racial justice and her background as an immigrant has led her to work on campaigns for Crooked Media and the Progressive Turnout Project, as well as performing and volunteering with the Bernie Sanders campaign in 2020. Hosein has also written political pieces for Talkhouse, Brown Girl Magazine and Valley Doll Magazine. Outside of her artistic endeavors, she enjoys volunteering with her unhoused neighbors, resettling refugees in Los Angeles and canvassing for progressive political candidates.

Guest Category: Arts, Entertainment, Music