LLL077 Ry Russell: We’re Going to Do This! #Podcast

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Ry Lounged with LannaLee and got a couch!

Ry Lounged with LannaLee and got a couch!

For today’s lounge, I was fortunate enough to sit down with entrepreneur Ry Russell and talk about how he (and his crew) saved the Saco Drive-In, how he learned how to start a business (by doing it), and what we should do to make the world a better place. Ry tells us how Google can make you a Marketing Genius, and about his hands on, get dirty philosophy of getting things done. He urges everyone to mentor kids. And he answers 10 questions.

Ry Russell

Ry Russell is an Entrepreneur and Social Media Expert. Ry’s most commonly known for his operations of the Saco Drive-In, a small drive-in movie theater in Southern Maine. Ry speaks on the concepts of Social Media Marketing and also Entrepreneurship for young students. Ry has a diverse portfolio of work in entertainment, retail, and marketing.

The 411: Ry Russell

LLL042 Special Report: As Maine Goes – Marriage Equality

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A special report from Portland City Hall as a joyful crowd celebrates the first gay marriages in Maine. Lanna talks to several people about the Maine marriage equality effort and what it says about the great state of Maine.

Lanna chats with:

  1. Chris, Matthew, Christopher, Sarah, Anne
  2. Mark & Terry
  3. Amber
  4. Erin
  5. Brian
  6. Maggie, Conner (Cherry Lemonade), Ashley, Brett, Allie
  7. Mark
  8. Pastor Michael Gray
  9. All you Need is Love

Recorded on December 28th/29th 2012

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LLL034 John Hill Rogers: Entropy Experience

John Lounged with LannaLee and got a couch!

John Lounges with LannaLee and gets a couch!After a delicous homemade meal, John and Lanna chat about how they met (at the Stonecoast Writers’ Conference), magic pants, and who has magic in his pants. John explains how he deals with his ADHD. They talk about John’s homesteading, music, and creativity seminiar. John recommends a couple of books. And he answers 10 questions.

John Hill Rogers

John is a Creative Cognitist, a title given him by one of his creative partners. A proud ADHD adult, he has many creative pursuits, all of which are supported by his career as an Information Security Consultant/Systems Engineer. He believes that creativity is inherent to being alive, and prefers to talk about people involved in creativity rather than “creative people”. He has worked as a cook and chef, and loves working with food, especially locally produced. He is a writer of essays, short-story and poetry, currently working on a book about the human shadow, and pursuing an English degree at USM. He is a musician who studied jazz vocal in another college life, and plays the flute and drums. John has also worked as a professional coach, trainer and organizational developer, working with individuals and organizations to overcome challenges and improve. His curiosity and drive to connect dots keeps him always looking for new endeavors. His latest endeavor is a seminar entitled: Creativity and All That Jazz, during which a live jazz quartet is used to model the 5 core principals of successful organizations. A book on this seminar is also in the works.

Book Recommendations

A Little Book on the Human Shadow
The Seven Mysteries of Life

The 411: John Hill Rogers

LLL033 @JohnLeeDumas: Focus

John Lounged with LannaLee and got a couch

John and Lanna Lounge on his couch and talk about living in Maine and podcasting. John talks about his wildly popular podcast EntrepreneurOnFire.com, and how his stint in the army propelled him toward success. Lanna admits she has podcaster envy. John’s advice: focus. And he answers 10 questions.

John Lee Dumas

John Lee Dumas is the founder of EntrepreneurOnFire.com, a daily podcast that interviews todays most inspiring and successful Entrepreneurs. The mission of EntrepreneurOnFire is to help millions, and John has started down that path, with over 100,000 downloads a month and a #1 ranking in iTunes New and Noteworthy.

The 411: John Lee Dumas

LLL022 @TheRichBrooks Agent of Change: No Capes!

Rich Lounges with LannaLee and gets a couch!

Rich Lounges with LannaLee and gets a couch!

Rich Lounges with LannaLee and gets a couch!

This episode has caché! Join Rich and LannaLee as they get down to business in a lively discussion of life in Maine, entrepreneurship, and zombies. Rich explains how he balances his work and home life – or not. Rich tells us all the dirt about his upcoming conference, Agents of Change. And he answers 10 questions.

Rich Brooks

Rich Brooks is founder and president of flyte new media (http://www.flyte.biz), a web design and marketing firm in Portland, Maine. He is a nationally recognized speaker on entrepreneurship, Internet marketing and social media.

He presents and blogs (http://www.flyteblog.com) on web marketing topics such as social media, search engine optimization, email marketing, blogs and building websites that sell.

He is currently an Expert Blogger at FastCompany.com and a regular contributor at SocialMediaExaminer.com.

He is a founder of The Agents of Change Digital Marketing Conference (http://www.agentsofchangecon.com/), an annual conference on search, social & mobile marketing.

He is the “tech guru” on WCSH Channel 6’s evening news show, 207, and teaches web marketing and social media courses for entrepreneurs at the University of Southern Maine’s Center for Continuing Education.

The 411: The Rich Brooks

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#008 Rachel Flehinger: Siren Songs of Podcast @rachyrach1

Rachel Flehinger Lounged with LannaLee and Got a Couch!

Rachel Flehinger Lounged with LannaLee and Got a Couch!

Rachel Flehinger Lounged with LannaLee and Got a Couch!

Rachel and Lanna talk about naptime, problems with math and bile clips. Rachel challenges Lanna to a sing-off. Rachel expounds on the wonders of Greek yogurt and her passions of teaching improv and acting. And she answers 10 questions.

The latest addition to the WPOR 101.9 morning crew, Rachel Flehinger has been teaching performance for 13 years. She is a founding member of the improv comedy group Running with Scissors and is the winner of 2011 and 2012 Portland Phoenix Best Comedian. Rachel started her teaching career in New York City and is now proud to call Maine her home.

The 411: Rachel Flehinger

Here is where you can find Rachel online.

[Recorded 04/21/2012]
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Guest #08: Rachel Flehinger – Thursday April 26, 2012

Join us on Thursday for a chat with Portland’s Best Comedian Rachel Flehinger. It will be delightful!

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#007b Comedian George Hamm Part 2: The Passions of George

George Hamm Lounged with LannaLee and Got a Couch!

George Hamm Lounged with LannaLee and Got a Couch!

Still in an undisclosed location in a basement in Maine, George and Lanna discuss about who’s funny, what’s funny and why comics don’t laugh at jokes. They chat about their Dads and spirituality. George talks about his creative process and how he feels like a superhero. And he answers 10 questions. Part 2 of 2.

Here is Part 2 of my lounging with Comedian George Hamm. If you want to listen to the awesome first episode, #007a Comedian George Hamm Part 1: Adventures in the Combat Zone, click here.

George Hamm is well known to Maine audiences as a frequent visitor to Portland’s Comedy Connection. Hamm has performed his comedy routines across the U.S. including the Bellagio in Las Vegas, the Improv in Los Angeles, The Comedy Store and the Laugh Factory in Hollywood and the Laugh Factory in Hawaii. In the past few years George has taken his act international, performing comedy tours in China and Mexico. In August of 2007 one of George’s lifelong dreams became a reality when he performed on Broadway, under the big bright lights of Times Square in New York City! A local comic headliner, Hamm has opened for the bands Cheap Trick, Tower of Power and blues legend Leon Redbone and for comedians Jay Mohr, Robert Schimmel, Bob Marley, Kevin Nealon, Anthony Clark and Harland Williams. Hamm has appeared in three independent films over the past several years Sundowning, Open-Mic, and Pennyweight, all of which are available on DVD!

The 411: George Hamm

Here is where you can find George online.

[Recorded 04/10/2012 Part 2 of 2]
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#007a Comedian George Hamm Part 1: Adventures in the Combat Zone

George Hamm Lounged with LannaLee and Got a Couch!

George Hamm Lounged with LannaLee and Got a Couch!

George Hamm Lounged with LannaLee and Got a Couch!

From an undisclosed location in a basement in Maine, George and Lanna chat about being roommates and how George’s career in comedy started. George talks about his stint in the U.S. Marines and house sitting in Florida. Later they reminisce about the early days of comedy in Portland and adventures in the Combat Zone. Part 1 of 2.

Comedian George Hamm is well known to Maine audiences as a frequent visitor to Portland’s Comedy Connection. Hamm has performed his comedy routines across the U.S. including the Bellagio in Las Vegas, the Improv in Los Angeles, The Comedy Store and the Laugh Factory in Hollywood and the Laugh Factory in Hawaii. In the past few years George has taken his act international, performing comedy tours in China and Mexico. In August of 2007 one of George’s lifelong dreams became a reality when he performed on Broadway, under the big bright lights of Times Square in New York City! A local comic headliner, Hamm has opened for the bands Cheap Trick, Tower of Power and blues legend Leon Redbone and for comedians Jay Mohr, Robert Schimmel, Bob Marley, Kevin Nealon, Anthony Clark and Harland Williams. Hamm has appeared in three independent films over the past several years Sundowning, Open-Mic, and Pennyweight, all of which are available on DVD!

The 411: George Hamm

Here is where you can find George online.

[Recorded 04/10/2012 Part 1 of 2]
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