A Chatter Of Fact
Conversations over coffee (and Irish cream) with actors, singers, directors, writers, winemakers and many other types of entertaining and engaging people. You’ll be enlightened, amused, inspired, intrigued, or at the very least...temporarily distracted.

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And suddenly you're touring with a major Broadway production! Feast your ears on these interesting and fun facts and tidbits as Jo Ann Daugherty rounds out her grand musical tale. This second leg of her story is not to be missed. (Jo Ann Daugherty Part 2)

Direct download: _18_A_Chatter_of_Fact_-_Jo_Ann_Daugherty.m4a
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 4:32am CDT
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Want to make it in the big city and beyond? Jo Ann Daugherty and Robby Celestin take you through a wonderfully charming "how to" episode. Listen in as the amazingly talented Jo Ann shares her story of honing her musical craft and taking it to the windy city. (Also, the secret- not so secret- origin story of Robby's weekly radio spot revealed!) Treat your ears to Episode 17 of A Chatter of Fact

Direct download: 17_A_Chatter_of_Fact_-_Jo_Ann_Daugherty.m4a
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 5:18am CDT
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Chicago's JB TV is the longest running independent music show in the U.S.  From Dave Matthews Band and Fallout Boy to No Doubt, this show has brought many of music's favorite acts to television. Walk your ears through an amazing story of media and life with JB TV's Jerry Bryant! Robby Celestin hosts another chat.

Direct download: 16_A_Chatter_of_Fact_-_Jerry_Bryant.m4a
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 5:36am CDT
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Let's explore the comedic muscle and machine! Dive into a deep chat about supporting, supplying and creating the funny! Tom Byelick (With his lovely/witty partner in comedy Michelle Gonzalez Piskol) walks us through his amazing road to building a diverse and successful comedy show. Listen to the story of a regular working Joe (or Tom) who decided to jump feet first into the promotional side of entertainment. Rounding out the chat is talented Chicago comedian Mona Aburmishan. (She's an educated firecracker!) Robby and the crew hilariously dissect the cognitive side of creating and maintaining your art. Listen, learn and laugh!

Direct download: 15_A_Chatter_of_Fact_-_.m4a
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 5:24am CDT
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What happens when your blog suddenly receives worldwide attention? How would you handle your daily rant being picked up by the Huffington Post and the New York Times?  Harmony France's amazing piece on diversity in the arts captured the hearts and minds of people in and out of the acting community. Listen to how this thoughtful actress, casting director and blogger found herself flung into the spotlight simply by speaking her mind. Oh and...Star Wars. (Trust me. It'll make sense when you hear it.) Sit back and feast your ears on this meaningful chat. 

Direct download: 14_A_Chatter_of_Fact_-_Harmony_France.m4a
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 4:29am CDT
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A lesson in life and music.  This chat lists tips on the lead singer approach from the inside out as well as other aspects of a successful "life in music". Singer/songwriter/performer and all around biz wiz Nicole Garza graces your ears with this fun and insightful chat. Robby and Nicole swap stories, vocal ideas, and explain how to sing beyond the song.  Robby also breaks down the art of onstage banter. Love is in the "ear"  as these two best buds and kindred spirits laugh it up and even sing a little. 

Direct download: 13_A_Chatter_of_Fact_-_N._Garza_FIN.m4a
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 3:17am CDT
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Miss Nikki covers it all! Living with cancer. Living the life of a comedian. Meeting Spike Lee and working on Empire (great behind the scenes stories) and Chiraq. Handling local celebrity status. Open up your heart (and your ears) as Robby walks you through the life, love and process of a hilarious and resilient individual.  Along the way Robby looks back on his radio days with Danny Bonaduce and performing with famous Latin Artists Malo and Tierra. Listen, love and laugh along.

Direct download: 12_A_Chatter_of_Fact_-_The_Cancer_Queen_of_Comedy.m4a
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 8:52am CDT
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Cunio chats with Robby about his days starring in Jersey Boys and singing in Under The Streetlamp- but that's just the tip of the iceberg. Whilst downing doughnuts and tequila these two soul men talk about Cunio's CD Back Alley Soul, the differences between the theater world and band world and many other funny, real, musical and soulful subjects. How do you prep for the lead in Jesus Christ Superstar? How do you balance artistic choices for the wallet and soul? How much tequila is a safe amount when washed down with doughnuts?  These questions and more will be answered in this almighty episode.

Direct download: A_Chatter_of_Fact_11-_Tequila_and_Doughnuts.m4a
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 12:42am CDT
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So many topics!- Raising Kickstarter dollars, buying a drum in Africa, the rise and fall of the CD, the origin of the popular indie band Down The Line, the fanciness of performing at a corporate McDonalds party (That had Destiny's Child, Fantasia, and many other celebs on the stage), and many other stories occupy this fun-filled chat. Singer/songwriter Derek Fawcett (formerly of Down The Line) has a new CD to sell (Feel Better) and many tales to share. This one will keep you smiling all podcast long!

Direct download: 10_A_Chatter_of_Fact_-_Derek_FIN.m4a
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 5:39am CDT
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The revelance and joy of geekdom. Marvel/DC movies, writing, filming, modeling, acting and gaming are all covered in a single bound! Web series starlett and show creator Sarah Moore joins Robby for a deep, fun, geekful chat. Working on your Indie film career? Ever wonder what it's like to pose nude for an art class? Trying to launch a web series and build your following? Let the star of Gamer Chick show you the way! (Special guest: The delivery guy who keeps buzzing in) The Force is strong with this one.

Direct download: 9_A_Chatter_of_Fact_-_True_Geekmance.m4a
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 3:47am CDT
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