Chaotic Creative with Zain Meghji
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Host Zain Meghji presents this interview series where we talk to artists in the entertainment industry as they navigate their creative career and the internal and external challenges that go with it
||Clean‘Corporate’ co-creators Jake Weisman, Matt Ingebretson, & Pat Bishop on collaborations and quitting comed||The comedic trio behind the Comedy Central satire ‘Corporate’ met doing standup in LA, and just finished shooting Season 2 of their hit show. In this interview, these funny fellas compare writing to boxing, explain the differences between good and..||7/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanArrow’s Emily Bett Rickards on playing with dolls and TV vs theatre acting||Emily Bett Rickards is an actress, yoga teacher, and dog lover, best known for her portrayal of Felicity Smoak on the CW show “Arrow”. In this interview, she compares best practices for television acting to acting in theatre, talks about why...||6/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProfessional storytelling advice from Pixar and ‘Incredibles 2’||As a story artist and supervisor for Pixar’s ‘Finding Dory’, ‘Wall-E’, and ‘Incredibles 2’, Ted Mathot knows a few things about storytelling. In this interview, he tells us the elements of a good story, how they choose which films to...||6/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMargaret Cho on inciting social and political change with comedy||Margaret Cho is one of the most well-known female comics in the world, and isn’t afraid to make controversial jokes. In this interview, she discusses the importance of voicing your opinion, expressing your outrage, and using your talent to improve...||6/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKathy Griffin on Making a Comeback with Zero Support||Controversial comedian Kathy Griffin holds the Guinness World Record for most televised stand-up specials… but she’s also known for a very polarizing photo. In this interview, she delves into a candid discussion about the past year of her life,...||5/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSasheer Zamata on 'SNL' and the Anatomy of a Good Joke||As an alumna of both UCB and SNL, Sasheer Zamata knows a thing or two about comedy. In this interview, she shares what she learned from the writing room of ‘Saturday Night Live’, her tips for auditioning, and her worst audience experience EVER.||5/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJordan Connor and Drew Ray Tanner on Auditioning for 'Riverdale'||Drew and Jordan are BFFs on and off screen. In this interview, they share which characters they originally auditioned for, how they feed their creativity, and what to do when you hit rock bottom.||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanComedian Brent Butt on Corner Gas Animated and How to Be Funny||Brent Butt is an award-winning Canadian comedian, best known for co-creating and starring in “Corner Gas”: the 6 season series, the feature film, and now the 13-episode animated reboot. In this interview, Brent shares stories about the creation of..||5/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSinger/Songwriter Aloe Blacc on America's Musical Journey||Aloe Blacc is an singer, songwriter, and producer, actor, best known for his singles “I Need a Dollar”, “performing vocals on Avicii’s “Wake Me Up”, which topped the charts in 22 countries, and has almost 1.5 BILLION views on Youtube. In...||5/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJay Chandrasekhar (Super Troopers 2) on Weed and Techniques for Better Writing and Directing||Ahead of the release of Super Troopers 2, director and star Jay Chandrasekhar sits down with us to talk about his debut in an arguably Indian take on BRIGADOON; how marijuana helps him write better, the way he gets in focus mode for better writing;...||4/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanShea Couleé on the Business of Being a Drag Queen||Shea Couleé was in the Top 4 of Season 9 of RuPaul's Drag Race. In this episode she emphasizes the importance of branding, developing your own merchandise, taking control of your music career and how to get a tight tuck. All the things you need to...||4/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMatt Damon & Gary White on Brand Collaborations and Using Your Influence as a Voice for Others||Co-founders of water.org Matt Damon and Gary White discuss the importance of using your platform to make a difference, the power of collaboration, and how Matt and Ben Affleck are implementing inclusion riders to evoke change.||4/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNathalie Boltt on Lady Parts, Afterlife, and Creating Your Own Opportunities||Nathalie Boltt (aka the villainous Penelope Blossom on 'Riverdale') talks about why it's important to create your own content, and her experiences as a writer, director, producer, and actress - from voice work on a children's TV show to a short film...||4/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLauren Lee Smith on Guillermo del Toro and The Shape of Water||Lauren Lee Smith, star of CBC's 'Frankie Drake Mysteries', tells us how Guillermo del Toro cast her for 'The Shape of Water' without an audition, and what it was like to work on this film. We delve into the path of her acting career and try to solve...||3/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Ryan & Amy Show on Comedic Hustle and Creating Through Collaboration||Comedians Ryan and Amy discuss using social media, juggling family and a comedy career, and networking and building relationships in the industry. Other topics include the pitfalls of drinking on stage, why "Superfudge" is Ryan's favourite book, and a..||3/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAn Introduction to Chaotic Creative||Host Zain Meghji introduces this interview series where we connect with artists in the entertainment industry about their creative career in the face of internal and external challenges.||3/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Loved the episode with Jay Chandrasekhar, cool to hear how they got their movies funded!
Insightful & Entertaining
Love the energy that Zain gives off in his interviews! Very insightful and entertaining to hear how his guests started and continued in the creative industry. Officially my new go-to podcast for my morning commute to work. Looking forward to the upcoming episodes!
🙌🏻 Chaotic Creative
A unique way of showcasing the creativity in individuals. Looking forward to following this adventure Zain!