el L.A. with Jake & Lenny

Ep. 76 Melissa Kyle PRODUCER & ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

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Co-Hosts Jake F.H. (Comedian) & Lenny Hernandez (Actor) interview all kinds of film industry talent like actors, producers, writers, creators, directors, comedians and so much more. Do you have something that you want to Promote? Or do you have questions about our show? We'd love to hear from you. Email us: ella.dashradio@gmail.com
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Ep. 88 Micah Vaultz (Musician/Composer)
After years of not seeing each other, co-host Jake FH is reunited with the King of Ladera! Micah Vaultz!!!  We discuss his artistry as well as where he finds his focus & peace in the chaos that is LA. We'll also ask him about his love for creating music 🎼! Check out Micah here: Spotify | Youtube | Website Have questions or comments for el L.A. w/ Jake & Lenny? Email us: ella.dashradio@gmail.com Hosts: Jake & Lenny
1:40:29
July 15, 2019
Ep. 87 The Ali Sisters
The Ali Sisters are on our show!!! Autianna & Jaseena join us to discuss their new show "Table For Two" on @evertalktv, hosting on the red carpet, launching their company Ali Sisters Media, the pros & cons to being a Virgo, & of course teach Lenny & Jake the only way to correctly eat cereal! It's wild!!!  Have questions or comments for el L.A. w/ Jake & Lenny? Email us: ella.dashradio@gmail.com Hosts: Jake & Lenny
1:17:28
July 6, 2019
Ep. 86 JR De Guzman
You’ve seen musical comedian JR De Guzman on Netflix "The Comedy Lineup" Part 2, Comedy Central, & NBC and now he’s bringing his talents to el L.A. with Jake & Lenny with a vengeance!!! We will chat about growing up brown, the state of internet porn, being on the road touring, and what inspires JR to continue to push the limit with his comedy! This is easily one of our FAVORITE interviews yet! We will also do a little Musical Comedy Improv to flex our skills!  Have questions or comments for el L.A. w/ Jake & Lenny? Email us: ella.dashradio@gmail.com Hosts: Jake & Lenny
1:49:17
July 6, 2019
Ep. 85 HOLLYWOOD FRINGE FESTIVAL (Saving Cain & Tattered Capes)
The 10th annual Hollywood Fringe Festival runs June  13th - 30th and we have two world premieres Tattered Capes produced by Theatre Unleashed and Saving Cain playing at the Hudson Guild Theatre represented in this episode.   THEATRE UNLEASHED Artistic Director Jenn Crafts talks about their show Tattered Capes.  &  Actors Leah Verrill, Tiffany Walker, and Cindy Chavez from Saving Cain explain why their show is a can't miss at this years festival!  We also debate if over 300 Disneyland visits is too many for one person to make in the last five years. Because ONE of our Guests has been over 300 times!!! Which one? Oh we'll tell you!  This is a great episode showcasing a very talented group of people!  If you'd like to see these shows, Get TICKETS HERE: TATTERED CAPES and SAVING CAIN Have questions or comments for el L.A. w/ Jake & Lenny? Email us: ella.dashradio@gmail.com Hosts: Jake & Lenny
1:47:31
July 6, 2019
Ep. 84 Tyannah SINGER/SONGWRITER
Singer/Songwriter, Actress, & Dancer Tyannah is in the building this week promoting her latest single CLUELESS! We’ll ask this multi-talented performer how she juggles so many passions! We also get a little wild by going off script singing our favorite Disney movie songs! Which ones do we belt? Listen to find out!   Have questions or comments for el L.A. w/ Jake & Lenny? Email us: ella.dashradio@gmail.com Hosts: Jake & Lenny
1:49:40
June 2, 2019
Ep. 83 Jason Konopisos - Alvarez
Overall funnyman Jason Konopisos-Alverez brings the heat in this episode!  We’ll play around with making voices, because he’s a Voice Over Artist (Click here to listen), we’ll discuss pitching pilots (he’s a Writer/Producer), and for shits and giggles we’ll delve into one of our favorite topics...the world of conspiracies. This is easily one of our favorite episodes!  Have questions or comments for el L.A. w/ Jake & Lenny? Email us: ella.dashradio@gmail.com Hosts: Jake & Lenny
1:52:02
June 2, 2019
Ep. 82 Reigning MS. BLACK U.S.A. Mercedez Ja'Miece
Don’t get it twisted, Mercedez Ja'Miece aka reigning Ms. Black U.S.A. is more than a pretty face. She’s a spoken word artist, an on-the-rise actor, and a suicide prevention advocate. We ask her how an Indiana native got into pageants, what inspires her acting and spoken word, as well as what she's looking for out of life. We even convince her to perform her spoken word poetry that captured her Crown! Bee-tee-dubs, it's awesome! Click here to follow Mercedez on IG!  Have questions or comments for el L.A. w/ Jake & Lenny? Email us: ella.dashradio@gmail.com Hosts: Jake & Lenny
1:47:18
May 25, 2019
Ep. 81 Kyle Water Geller (Filmmaker/Creator: El Primo Brand)
Filmmaker & Entrepreneur Kyle Waters Geller is in the studio this week! This 'Do It Yourself' filmmaker is gonna give us all the details about his El Primo Brand production company. This is an incredibly insightful interview for all of you filmmakers out there! This dude has done the work. Check out more of his work here: Vimeo Have questions or comments for el L.A. w/ Jake & Lenny? Email us: ella.dashradio@gmail.com Hosts: Jake & Lenny
1:47:15
May 11, 2019
Ep. 80 Fanto Fruenze & Ashley Fountain
What happens when you combine the humor of a quirky 5 ft. comedienne with a crude Eastern European douche?! You get another classic el L.A. episode! We have Ashley Fountain & Fanto Fruenze in the studio to discuss only the most philosophical & intellectual of topics.   Have questions or comments for el L.A. w/ Jake & Lenny? Email us: ella.dashradio@gmail.com Hosts: Jake & Lenny
1:43:28
May 6, 2019
Ep. 79 Rachel Amanda Bryant ACTOR: DEATHDAY & IN BED WITH A KILLER
Actor Rachel Amanda Bryant has done it all! She once started a theatre company, will answer to the nickname the "notorious R.A.B.", and has even ridden in a hot air balloon. On this episode she tells us all about her time filming the hit thriller horror feature DEATHDAY as well as what it was like onset of The Lifetime Channel movie IN BED WITH A KILLER.  Rachel is an absolute gem!    Have questions or comments for el L.A. w/ Jake & Lenny? Email us: ella.dashradio@gmail.com Hosts: Jake & Lenny
1:52:48
April 30, 2019
Ep. 78 LIANA (Music Artist)
We ask up and coming Music Artist LIANA all about her latest single SUMMER LOVE produced by Skyler Lexx in this episode! What inspires this talented just turned 18 year old? She'll tell us.  Along for the ride, Stand up Comedian Mallory Fuccella helps co-host this week with Jake FH! Don't you dare miss this!  Check out LIANA's 'Summer Love' music video HERE.  Music Videos courtesy of YouTube.  Have questions or comments for el L.A. w/ Jake & Lenny? Email us: ella.dashradio@gmail.com Hosts: Jake & Lenny
1:13:36
April 24, 2019
Ep. 77 Frankee Razor SINGER/SONGWRITER: ARTIST
Singer/Songwriter Frankee Razor will admit that he is not the same person he was when he was on Season 1 of American Idol. He has broken himself away from the cookie cutter mold to redefine himself into something very NEW and we get to talk to him all about it!!! We'll ask him about his latest EP Produced by Skyler Lexx slated to drop this summer, as well as hear an EXCLUSIVE, AIRED HERE FIRST, song titled "Drugs are Bad." His latest hit Shotgun Rider just dropped its Music Video and it is awesome!!! He describes the heartbreak that lead to his past hits Never Doing This Again & Breakup in Paradise. Get on the Frankee Razor bandwagon NOW because he's about to blow up!!!  Music Videos courtesy of YouTube.  Have questions or comments for el L.A. w/ Jake & Lenny? Email us: ella.dashradio@gmail.com Hosts: Jake & Lenny
1:57:54
April 12, 2019
Ep. 76 Melissa Kyle PRODUCER & ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
Producer and Assistant Director Melissa Kyle speaks some truth in this episode with Guest Host Cecilia Tripp. From answering phones (at a Network execs office), to working art department, to directing, and producing Melissa has done a ton of things in the Movie Making World. Scope her RESUME! 👀  *BFA in Film & TV from Tisch (NYU)  *Art department (The Dictator; The Bourne Legacy)  *Production office for ABC (Pan Am and 30 Rock)  *PA (Blue Bloods, The Americans, The Amazing Spiderman 2, Focus, 10,000 Saints,  John Wick.)  In addition to all of this great work she’s also part of a producing team.  www.mightandmainmedia.com This episode is epic!  Have a question? We'd love to hear from you. Email us at: ella.dashradio@gmail.com Follow us on IG: el L.A.  Hosts: Jake & Lenny
1:44:06
April 6, 2019
Ep. 75 Bret Porter & Jenna Skeva (Actors/Producers)
HAPPY 75th EPISODE!!!!!  Talented Actor/Producers Bret Porter (Westworld) & Jenna Skeva (Nasty Women) join our loaded panel (Lenny & Jake of course, WITH the creator of our show GUY GARNER) for our 75th EPISODE! We ask them about their current projects but we are definitely interested in hearing their embarrassing "Actor" stories and boy are some of them crazy! Have you ever been Big Brothered? Well one of our guests did something very much like it. Which one? Listen to find out! This is an incredibly fun episode!!! Here's to 75 more! Links are from IMBD & FB.  Questions? We'd love to hear from you. Email us at: ella.dashradio@gmail.com Follow us on IG: el L.A.  Hosts: Jake & Lenny
1:52:09
April 5, 2019
Ep. 74 Els! Indonesian–American Rapper, Singer, Dancer, & Actress.
Lenny sits down, 1 on 1, with Indonesian–American Rapper, Singer, Dancer, & Actress, the ONE AND ONLY Els! This spunky 11 year old rose to international fame when she released her hit song SLIDE ft. Silento (Yes that Silento! WATCH ME the WHIP/NAE NAE song) which has over 1.1 million views on YouTube. This kid just oozes charisma as she tells us about her inspiration for her songs, her current favorite artists, growing up in Indonesia, adjusting to her move to Southern California and so much more. Watch out world, this girl is coming for you!    Watch her popular song WHAT ELS ft. Zay Hillfigerrr HERE Questions? Email us. We want to hear from you: ella.dashradio@gmail.com Follow us on IG: el L.A.  Hosts: Jake & Lenny
1:43:42
April 3, 2019
Ep. 73 Ava Cantrell (ACTRESS: Young Sheldon, The Haunted Hathaways)
Actress & Activist AVA CANTRELL is an absolute delight!  She stars in the New Line Cinema's horror feature LIGHTS OUT and the indie sci-fi feature film ONE UNDER THE SUN where she won best actress honors and we will ask her all about it! What was it like to work along side Jason Alexander (Seinfeld) as Molly the stand out drama student in the CBS hit show YOUNG SHELDON? She'll tell us! If you can't get enough of this up and coming actress you can easily find her on re-aired episodes on the Nickelodeon comedy series THE HAUNTED HATHAWAYS as her recurring role Penelope Pritchard! We’ll also ask about her charity events as well as her love for surfing. SoCal is in the house! Special Shoutout to Lasting Legacy PR. Have questions for us? We'd love to hear from you. Email us at ella.dashradio@gmail.com  Follow us on IG: el L.A.  Hosts: Jake & Lenny
1:40:38
March 22, 2019
Ep. 72 Amber Patino (Actor: THE FIRST, Singer/Songwriter SUPERNOVA)
Amber Patino is an up and coming Actress & Singer/Songwriter. She's also a Professional Face Painter and dedicated Philanthropist. Have we said yet that she still isn't of legal driving age!? Well she isn't! 😱 This multi-talented kid is in the studio to discuss her role on the Hulu Original Series THE FIRST, as well as give us a sneak peak into (2) of her unreleased unmastered tracks (Rebel Youth & Lungs).  We can't wait to see what 2019 is in store for her! Check out her single SUPERNOVA here. Go watch THE FIRST starring Sean Penn with Amber Patino out on Hulu now!  Have questions? Email us: ella.dashradio@gmail.com.    Follow us on IG: el L.A.  Hosts: Jake & Lenny
1:36:37
March 10, 2019
Ep. 71 Harmony McElligott (Groundlings Instructor; Robot Chicken Writer)
What does Harmony McElligott have in common with Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Pee Wee Herman, Kaitlin Olson, Will Forte and Flo from Progressive? They are all alumni from the famous improvisation and sketch comedy troupe The GROUNDLINGS. When not teaching improv at The Groundlings,  you can find Harmony doing stand-up around L.A., writing sketches for Robot Chicken,  or just freestyle rapping. This dude is incredibly talented, period. Jake & Lenny sit down with Harmony for 90 minutes to pick his brain about the process of professional sketch writing, leveling up at The Groundlings, and how difficult structuring an hour long comedy set can be. His insight is invaluable. Check it out!!!    Want to ask us questions? Email us: ella.dashradio@gmail.com  Follow us on IG: el L.A.  Hosts: Jake & Lenny
1:39:53
March 5, 2019
Ep. 70 Taylor Schulte (Make Up Artist: Legacy Effects)
Los Angeles Make Up Artist and 2017 IMATS (International Make-Up Artists Trade Show) competition winner Taylor Schulte brightens up the studio in our 70th episode. She tells us all about working for a company that builds the prosthetics for such blockbusters as Jurassic World, Aquaman, & Captain Marvel. What's her stance on the Oscars attempt to not air certain categories during the live broadcast? She'll tell us and so much more.  Click here Taylor Schulte to see some of her work!  Have questions for our guests or co-hosts? Email us at ella.dashradio@gmail.com Follow us on IG: el L.A.  Hosts: Jake & Lenny
1:54:07
February 23, 2019
Ep. 69 Cecilia Tripp & Maggie Knoedelseder
Laurel Canyon Creative co-founder Cecilia Tripp and Actor Maggie Knoedelseder are on our 69th episode! We're going to discuss social media tips, strip clubs, babies and everything else you might need to know in making that next level jump.   Need help with growing your social media presence. Contact Cecilia Tripp at www.laurelcanyon.studio   Want to ask us questions? Email us: ella.dashradio@gmail.com Follow us on IG: el L.A.  Hosts: Jake & Lenny  
1:37:28
February 18, 2019
Ep. 68 Heather LaRose with Mark McKee (Singer/Songwriter & Musician)
Singer/Songwriter Heather LaRose is in the house! She's played for HRC, has had her music on the show Teen Wolf as well as has an album on the way! If you haven't heard of her yet, trust us, you will soon. Her music is incredible and she serenades us with not just one but two of her hits live... Which two does she sing? Check out our episode now to find out! www.heatherlarose.com  Want to ask us questions? Email us: ella.dashradio@gmail.com Follow us on IG: el L.A.  Hosts: Jake & Lenny 
1:50:25
February 7, 2019
Ep. 66 Thomas Hennessy (Filmmaker)
Filmmaker & Veteran Thomas Hennessy explains the long process of writing a screenplay to getting your finished work distributed! We talk about funding/casting/directing the whole lot as well as geek out a bit about the last few blockbusters that have hit the big screen. His movie Another Time starring Justin Hartley (This is Us, Little, Smallville) is out now on iTunes, Hulu, Amazon Prime. Go watch the movie and then chack out our interview! Want to ask us questions? Email us: ella.dashradio@gmail.com Follow us on IG: el L.A.  Hosts: Jake & Lenny 
1:56:00
January 25, 2019
Ep 65 Erica Boozer & Phillip Andre Botello (Actors: PLEDGE)
Erica Boozer & Phillip Andre Botello the stars of the new thriller PLEDGE are in the fucking house! We ask these two great people what it was like spending over a month filming in upstate New York, how did they discover their love for acting, and most importantly what the HELL was in that soup they had to eat! You just might throw up. 'Pledge' will get your heart pumping. Trust us, you're going to want to see this movie. It's on Video On Demand everywhere NOW! Look it up, rent it, watch it.  Additional Bonus: Stay tuned to after the episode to hear (2) exclusive tracks from Missouri Hip Hop artists Corey Tyrone & Styles. https://soundcloud.com/coreytyrone  Want to ask us questions? Email us: ella.dashradio@gmail.com Follow us on IG: el L.A.  Hosts: Jake & Lenny
1:52:15
January 11, 2019
Ep. 44 Mike Kallio & Taylor Schulte (Director/Producer & Special Effects Make Up Artist)
 One of our favorite interviews. Producer/Director Michael Kallio ("Hatred of a Minute" & "Mutant Swinger from Mars") and Special Effects Make-up Artist Taylor Schulte (Westworld, Aquaman, Insidious: The Last Key, Captain Marvel) discuss their love of practical effects, the process of transferring film to digital and the only thing missing from the Academy Award winning movie "The Shape of Water."   Want to ask us questions? Email us: ella.dashradio@gmail.com 
1:54:39
January 3, 2019
Ep. 63 Alexia Dox (Overthinking with Kat & June)
If you have seen the Hulu Original comedy series 'Quick Draw' you already know how hilarious Alexia Dox is. Now she stars in the new AwesomenessTV series 'Overthinking with Kat & June' where a strange but beautiful friendship is formed between two new housemates. Was the vagina art her character takes selfies in front of made specifically for the show? She'll give us all of the juicy behind the scene details. Alexia Dox and fellow lead Tenea Intriago have incredible chemistry and just steal the show. 'Overthinking with Kat & June' is the NEW buddy comedy to watch. Listen here then check out the episodes on AwesomenessTV. Watch the Trailer Here: Subscribe to the Channel/Premium to get the full episodes.  Have questions or comments for el L.A. w/ Jake & Lenny? Email us: ella.dashradio@gmail.com Hosts: Jake & Lenny
1:39:17
December 19, 2018
Ep. 62 Simon Sorrells & Daniel Mendoza (The Meridian Contact)
Jake & Lenny sit down with Simon Sorrells (writer, director, actor) and Daniel Mendoza (actor) of the impressive short film 'The Meridian Contact.' This plot twist thriller is making its way through the film festival circuit and we are here with the exclusive!
1:49:35
December 14, 2018
Ep. 61 Cassidy Davis & Mallory Fuccella (Adulting Web Series)
We have an amazing internet find on this episode of el L.A. with Jake & Lenny. Our Co-hosts interview Cassidy Davis and Mallory Fuccella, the Creators, Writers, and Lead Actors of 'Adulting' the Web Series! What is on Mallory's resume as a special skill? We asked her. Hint: It's called a "double or nothing" and it is wild! We learn so much more chatting up these two incredibly entertaining people. Find Season 1 of 'Adulting' at www.adultingwebseries.com and look for Season 2 coming soon! (If you'd like to donate to 'Adulting' Web Series go to www.seedandspark.com and search "Adulting Web Series" to contribute.)
1:45:00
December 6, 2018
Ep. 59 Ally Dixon (Actor/Voice Over/Singer)
If you don't know who Ally Dixon is yet you soon will! Actor/Singer/Voice Over Artist and summer wakeboarder, Ally Dixon schools us on how to break into the V.O. world. She also demonstrates how to properly master the use of our "sultry" voice, as well as her new go to phrase replacing "that's what she said."
1:52:45
November 9, 2018
Ep. 58 Justin Defreece, Kate Pennington, & Molly Grotha (Actors)
Our first ever all MSU ALUM SHOW! Incredibly talented alums come thru to talk about their crazy new to LA stories (like having your car stolen) as well as the importance of choosing the right representation. We also debate what is actually needed when you make the leap from small town to this big city as well as so much more!
1:44:44
November 3, 2018
Ep. 57 Clarissa Hoffmann (Actor & Life Coach)
Multi-talented & Multilingual badass Clarissa Hoffmann shares her excitement with her endeavors - life coaching, voice over acting (Tayo the Little Bus) and producing her own docuseries SEXBOMB & SUPERWOMAN
1:43:05
November 3, 2018
Ep. 53 Michael Kallio (Writer/Director/Producer)
Writer/Director/Producer Michael Kallio sits down ONE on ONE with Lenny to discuss his upcoming Documentary Leather Face. As well as updates on past projects including Mutant Swingers from Mars and Hatred of a Minute.
1:48:04
September 13, 2018
Ep. 52 Rachel Kerbs (Actor/Producer)
Rachel Kerbs sits down with Lenny for a One on One interview. She discusses her first film Splinter, Messy Bun Productions and her self produced short film currently making its rounds in festivals. Have questions or comments for el L.A. w/ Jake & Lenny? Email us: ella.dashradio@gmail.com Hosts: Jake & Lenny
1:38:09
August 27, 2018
Ep. 51 Lora Dailey (Actor/Stage Combatant)
We interview Actor/Stage Combatant Lora Dailey! She describes her craziest gigs and you won't believe it! Some how we realize Jake and Lora worked on a short film together years ago and it's a hilarious story.  Questions? Email us: ella.dashradio@gmail.com Follow us on IG: el L.A.  Hosts: Jake & Lenny
1:44:21
August 21, 2018
Ep. 50 Oscar Winning Writers of BlacKkKlansman (Charlie Wachtel & David Rabinowitz)
This week is officially el L.A.’s 50th Episode so we decided bring on some ILLUSTRIOUS GUESTS!! We sit down with Charlie Wachtel and David Rabinowitz, the writers of Spike Lee’s latest, ACADEMY WINNING FILM, BlacKkKlansman!!! The story follows undercover officer Ron Stallworth who successfully infiltrates the KKK in 1979 Colorado Springs. Here’s a teaser from the show dropping TOMORROW 8/9 on EL L.A.’s official Soundcloud! Black KKKlansman comes out this Friday August 10th! Tune in tomorrow to hear the process of adapting Ron Stallworth’s memoirs into a script, the process of getting Jordan Peele to produce and taking notes from him, finally to having Spike Lee involved, and of course all the trials and tribulations in between of writing a script and getting it made in Hollywood. Questions? Want to contact us? Email us, we'd love to hear from you: ella.dashradio@gmail.com Follow us on IG: el L.A.  Hosts: Jake & Lenny
1:01:28
August 1, 2018
Ep. 48 Bernie Stern, Hartleigh Buwick, & Marco Parra
Marco Parra is back guest hosting. Hartleigh Buwick (Actor: Bernard and Huey) and Bernie Stern (Producer: Hunky Dory) discuss the possibilities of touring for months on a cruise ship, their irrational fears of being throw overboard, and pitch new hilarious porn genres.  Have questions? We'd love to hear from you! Email us: ella.dashradio@gmail.com Follow us on IG: el L.A.  Hosts: Jake & Lenny
1:46:55
July 28, 2018
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