Cyrus Wymer – How to handle inconsistencies in the Film Industry

On to this episode! I a have a fun conversation with a dear peer of mine, Cyrus, who is in the film industry like me. Specifically in the sound department. He is an extremely talented man who can build practically anything. He crafted a specialized sound cart out of random metals he came across and it impressed the hell out of me. We get into his experience starting from scratch in the industry, we talk about the onerous yet fortifying paths he has navigated through and we also have some tangents. And here we go, please enjoy this episode with Cyrus Wymer.

[3:00] Interview begins: Inconsistency and disagreements 

[13:00] Getting into the film industry

[25:00] Creative Inceptions

[31:30] Skateboarding Mindset Great skateboard film The End (Tony Hawk) [39:30] Doing your best

[44:00] Getting by in between the passions and more resources

[46:20] I am a failure? [55:30] The union

[1:08:30] Separate rankings and job duties

[1:24:00] Favorite parts of the film industry [1:33:15] Inspiration (Lords of Dogtown Lords Of Dog Town Documentary

[1:43:00] Cy’s contact info and final thoughts Find Cy on IMDB Cy’s IMDB and Facebook Cy’s Facebook

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Cyrus Wymer – How to handle inconsistencies in the Film Industry

On to this episode! I a have a fun conversation with a dear peer of mine, Cyrus, who is in the film industry like me. Specifically in the sound department. He is an extremely talented man who can build practically anything. He crafted a specialized sound cart out of random metals he came across and it impressed the hell out of me. We get into his experience starting from scratch in the industry, we talk about the onerous yet fortifying paths he has navigated through and we also have some tangents. And here we go, please enjoy this episode with Cyrus Wymer.   [3:00] Interview begins: Inconsistency and disagreements  [13:00] Getting into the film industry [25:00] Creative Inceptions [31:30] Skateboarding Mindset Great skateboard film The End (Tony Hawk) [39:30] Doing your best [44:00] Getting by in between the passions and more resources {46:20] I am a failure? [55:30] The union [1:08:30] Separate rankings and job duties [1:24:00] Favorite parts of the film industry [1:33:15] Inspiration (Lords of Dogtown Lords Of Dog Town Documentary[1:43:00] Cy’s contact info and final thoughts Find Cy on IMDB Cy’s IMDB and Facebook Cy’s Facebook

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Actions and Options – A Reflection

This episode is a short reflection and an example of how “letting go” can lead to taking action. I was disappointed with myself for lack of discipline until my 4am revelation. There is no guest in this episode, only me. Please enjoy!

[2:00] Reflection begins

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Marc Ricos – Music Passions, Geographical Dreams, and Getting Out There

[2:15] Interview begins
[5:00] The music Industry in Spain
[12:45] When traveling to Los Angeles from another country
[18:45] Creativity as a kid, as an adult
[25:00] Music Production and making money
[32:00] How Marc loses track of time
[34:00] Find Mark’s music here and all over the net. On IG @marcricos https://www.instagram.com/marcricos/
[38:30] Marc’s final thoughts
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Marc Ricos – Music Passions, Geographical Dreams, and Getting Out There

My guest today is Marc Ricos @marcricos on the socials. He is a music producer and engineer, vocalist, and also a guitarist from Spain. He recently released a single on Spotify called Astronaut and temporarily moved his music passions to Los Angeles to produce a full album which is yet to be released. Please enjoy this episode!

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Eric Joyner – Donuts, Robots, and Art

My guest today is Eric Joyner @eric_s_j on Instagram and he is a contemporary American artist who is best known for his artwork which focuses on robots and donuts with beautiful background imagery. He has created over 350 paintings of them, some of which were purchased by praised by renowned film directors J.J. Abrams as well as George Lucas. Some of his artwork has been featured in the hit TV show The Big Bang Theory and has made international headway like when Duncan Donuts from Korea pitched him do contribute to their promotional products. Please enjoy my all-inclusive conversation with Eric Joyner.

SHOW NOTES:
[2:30] Interview beings
[7:45]  Eric’s Kickstarter Campaign Eric’s endeavor for Donut and Robotic video game; And donuts on OG The Simpsons Nintendo game -Donut Section (8:45)
[15:15] Staying creative and Eric’s rules for financial transactions
[18:00] Eric’s first professional experience as an artist The Final Blow – Early 2003 Painting
[29:15] Angry robots and stomping donuts – Man Vs Machine
[31:30] Eric’s advice for starting out painting; 2 inch by 1 inch bass wood,  Miter Saw, Plywood lane board or birch wood. Basic Gesso for ground
[36:30] Rules for Eric’s art
[39:00] “You gotta do something” Rebel Without a Cause
[39:30] Dunkin Donuts in Korea
[42:45] Influencing the Android Operating company
[45:20] Recharging after too many donuts and robots
[47:00] Researching art for your inspiration
[49:00] Massive professional printer Eric uses Epson Stylus Pro 9900
[50:30] Mentors and resources
[101:30] Inspiring art to see art in the USA
[104:00] www.ericjoyner.com @eric_s_j Instagram  @robotsanddonuts on Facebook and twitter Twitter
[105:00] Discipline and final thoughts
DuoLing App for learning languages https://www.duolingo.com/
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Donuts, Robots, and Art

My guest today is Eric Joyner @eric_s_j on Instagram and he is a contemporary American artist who is best known for his artwork which focuses on robots and donuts with beautiful background imagery. He has created over 350 paintings of them, some of which were purchased by praised by renowned film directors J.J. Abrams as well as George Lucas. Some of his artwork has been featured in the hit TV show The Big Bang Theory and has made international headway like when Duncan Donuts from Korea pitched him do contribute to their promotional products. Please enjoy my all-inclusive conversation with Eric Joyner.   SHOW NOTES:   [2:30] Interview beings [7:45]  Eric’s Kickstarter Campaign Eric’s endeavor for Donut and Robotic video game; And donuts on OG The Simpsons Nintendo game -Donut Section (8:45) [15:15] Staying creative and Eric’s rules for financial transactions Eric’s Books Robots and Donuts book  and Robotic Existentialism Book [18:00] Eric’s first professional experience as an artist The Final Blow – Early 2003 Painting [29:15] Angry robots and stomping donuts – Man Vs Machine [31:30] Eric’s advice for starting out painting; 2 inch by 1 inch bass wood,  Miter Saw, Plywood lane board or birch wood. Basic Gesso for ground [36:30] Rules for Eric’s art  [39:00] “You gotta do something” Rebel Without a Cause [39:30] Dunkin Donuts in Korea [42:45] Influencing the Android Operating company [45:20] Recharging after too many donuts and robots [47:00] Researching art for your inspiration [49:00] Massive professional printer Eric uses Epson Stylus Pro 9900   [50:30] Mentors and resources [52:30]  Eric’s creative ambiance inside his studio [54:30]  MAD MAGAZINE -Alfred E. Neuman and  Submission area for MAD Magazine  [101:30] Inspiring art to see art in the USA  [104:00] www.ericjoyner.com @eric_s_j Instagram  @robotsanddonuts on Facebook and twitter Twitter [105:00] Discipline and final thoughts  DuoLing App for learning languages https://www.duolingo.com/

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Asad Chaudhry – Entrepreneurship and Magic

Today’s episode is another special one because it is with an intuitive Entrepreneur and Magician, Asad Chaudhry who I’ve learned quite a lot of serious magic techniques from over the years. He not only teaches professional magic but has created an online platform for Magicians all around the world at 52kards.com. His recent Kick Starter Campaign MINT 2 has become one of the most successful projects in playing card history! We talk his strategies as he transitioned and left his career as an engineer to a full-time entrepreneur, states of flow, and how video games lead to his current iconic company logo. Please enjoy!   Show Notes   [2:25] Interview begins [5:00] Asad loves Online research Reddit.com (sub reddit), youtube.com  [6:00] Creativity and Flow [11:00] Getting into MAGIC [17:00] Youtube dreams [20:00] Asad’s winning youtube video The card trick that never happened [22:00] 52Kards as a business and Kick Starter [25:00] Transition from Job to Entrepreneur [28:00] Small things that go a long way (WordPress, Shopify, Teachable) [32:30] Mistakes and realizations [36:00] Asad’s Logo inception via Diablo 2 the game [38:30] Wasting time doesn’t have to be a waste [40:30] Kick Starter advice [45:30] Producing the MINT deck https://52kards.com/mint/ [49:30] As a Magician [51:45] As a Teacher [55:00] Keeping people happy [58:45] Classic Magic Book The Royal Road To Card Magic [1:00:00] Final thoughts Discipline Equals Freedom   Find Asad: www.52kards.com @asadchaudhry52 @52kards  

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Asad Chaudhry – Entrepreneurship and Magic

Today’s episode is another special one because it is with an intuitive Entrepreneur and Magician, Asad Chaudhry who I’ve learned quite a lot of serious magic techniques from over the years. He not only teaches professional magic but has created an online platform for Magicians all around the world at 52kards.com. His recent Kick Starter Campaign MINT 2 has become one of the most successful projects in playing card history! We talk his strategies as he transitioned and left his career as an engineer to a full-time entrepreneur, states of flow, and how video games lead to his current iconic company logo. Please enjoy!
Show Notes
[2:25] Interview begins
[5:00] Asad loves Online research Reddit.com (sub reddit), youtube.com
[6:00] Creativity and Flow
[11:00] Getting into MAGIC
[17:00] Youtube dreams
[20:00] Asad’s winning youtube video The card trick that never happened
[22:00] 52Kards as a business and Kick Starter
[25:00] Transition from Job to Entrepreneur
[28:00] Small things that go a long way (WordPress, Shopify, Teachable)
[32:30] Mistakes and realizations
[36:00] Asad’s Logo inception via Diablo 2 the game
[38:30] Wasting time doesn’t have to be a waste
[40:30] Kick Starter advice
[45:30] Producing the MINT deck https://52kards.com/mint/
[49:30] As a Magician
[51:45] As a Teacher
[55:00] Keeping people happy
[58:45] Classic Magic Book The Royal Road To Card Magic
[1:00:00] Final thoughts Discipline Equals Freedom
Find Asad:
@52kards
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