Happy Hour with Steve Guy
By Steve Guy
Comedian and host Steve Guy sits down and interviews personalities of all kinds through a laid back happy hour setting. Professional athletes, comedians, radio & TV personalities, and more talking about their lives in a light not usually seen. PLUS, chats about their favorite happy hour drinks. Full interviews that were cut down for time on episodes of the YouTube series Happy Hour with Steve Guy
Holly B Host of "A Toast to Cleveland"
Cleveland Comedy Network debuts a new show on the Cleveland Comedy Network & Festival YouTube channel this week called, "A Toast to Cleveland" as a tribute to the stories and storytellers found at every local watering hole in the city. The host of that show, Holly B, joins Happy Hour with Steve Guy to talk all about the new show and share some insight on what to expect! Plus a little bit about her wild background that led to her becoming the host of a show where people toss back drinks and tell stories. Follow Holly on social media @hollyinthecle Check out the Cleveland Comedy Network & Festival YouTube for "A Toast to Cleveland" and the series "I Love the CLE!"
May 12, 2021
NFL Draft in Cleveland - guest Meredith Painter of Greater Cleveland Sports Commission
It's NFL Draft week and all eyes are on Cleveland. No, NOT because the Browns had an awful season and are picking first in the Draft! It's because the 2021 NFL Draft takes place IN Cleveland! There's so much happening beyond teams picking their next crop of talented players and to help give you the rundown of what there is to do in Cleveland this week in terms of activities is the Director of Marketing & Communications from the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission, Meredith Painter! What concerts are happening? Where else downtown can you watch the Draft? What other fun fan activities are happening? All of these answers and more thanks to Meredith swinging by Happy Hour with Steve Guy! For more information on what's happening during Draft week visit rocktheclockcle.com
April 26, 2021
Magic and Mentalism with The ALANS: Jason & Stacy Alan
The beauty of Happy Hour is the variety of guests and this week's guests will blow your mind! Jason and Stacy Alan are a married couple that perform magic and mentalism. They're so good at what they do that they were even invited to be on Penn & Teller: Fool Us, on the CW network for an episode! They live in Northeast Ohio and have been entertaining audiences for nearly a decade. They sit down with Steve and tell a little bit about what it is they do and their story of how they got to where they are. PLUS dazzle Steve with some of their tricks of course. To see Jason & Stacy's tricks from this episode follow Happy Hour on social media! Twitter.com/HAPPYHOURwithSG Instagram.com/happyhourwithsteveguy
March 16, 2021
Comedian Jeff Shaw - Album "Jeff with Two F's" out now, talks career in comedy, participating in AGT
Jeff Shaw has been performing standup comedy all over for 30+ years and makes his home here in the Northeast Ohio area. Jeff's recently released comedy album "Jeff with Two F's" reached number 1 on both Amazon and iTunes! Jeff swings by Happy Hour with Steve Guy to talk about his comedy career, his unique voice and how it's impacted and inspired his comedy, performing for America's Got Talent, and much more! You can see Jeff perform Sunday February 21st at Hilarities in downtown Cleveland, tickets available at hilarities.com You can purchase Jeff's comedy album on Amazon! Check out Jeff's special from Dry Bar Comedy! Click for more podcasts from Cleveland Comedy Network
February 17, 2021
Mary Santora returns! - Talks debut comedy album, Hillbilly Boujee
Mary Santora, member of 100.7WMMS Alan Cox Show (M-F afternoons in Cleveland), returns to Happy Hour with Steve Guy. Mary and Steve get to sit down in the same place (safely of course) and catch up! Mary talks about her debut comedy album, Hillbilly Boujee (available for preorder and out on February 26, 2021), her comedy career, her family life and much more. Things get a bit dark at times, but the two friends laugh it all off.
February 09, 2021
AJ Ross - CBS NFL Sideline Reporter chats Super Bowl, Career, Women in Sports
It's Super Bowl week! Which means, whether it's anticipation of the game or the commercials, the thing most talked about at Happy Hour is of course, the Super Bowl! This week, NFL Sideline Reporter for CBS, AJ Ross joins Happy Hour with Steve Guy. AJ gives her thoughts about a variety of topics including the emergence of Women in Sports, her Alma Mater Howard University, her thoughts on the renewed rivalry of the Cleveland Browns and her hometown Pittsburgh Steelers, her career that has already spanned covering the NFL, college sports, and of course a stop at WKYC in Cleveland and more (like the Super Bowl of course). Happy Hour with Steve Guy is produced by Launchpad Productions and Cleveland Comedy Network, a division of Cleveland Comedy Festival. Follow us on social media and subscribe to our YouTube channel by searching Happy Hour with Steve Guy
February 02, 2021
Dwayne Duke - standup comedian, podcast host, Acting Extra extraordinaire
The first brand new episode of Happy Hour with Steve Guy features Steve's friend, standup comedian Dwayne Duke. The two chat about Dwayne's two podcasts "Catching up with Dwayne" and "A Different Podcast" which is based on the show "A Different World" and from there, head down a rabbit hole to 90s sitcoms led by predominantly black casts. A discussion about Betty White, being an extra in movies, both experiencing being an extra in LeBron James commercials and so much more! Follow Dwayne on social media at twitter.com/lifesaparty and instagram.com/funnydwayne If you know of someone that's doing something positive or deserving of a shout out, email firstname.lastname@example.org to nominate them for "Here's to You" the closing segment of the show. During the segment each week, we give praise and cheers to people, raising our drink and saying, "Here's to you!"
January 19, 2021
2020 Look Back Part 2
The second part of looking back at the awesome conversations that took place in the first year of Happy Hour with Steve Guy, 2020. Take a listen and get a feel for the variety of guests and discussions had each week on the show. On this episode: Ricky Smith - Comedian/Actor/Philanthropist, Founder of R.A.K.E. Dolph Ziggler (Nic Nemeth) - WWE Superstar, native of NEOhio David Huffman - Bitchy Vegan Homo Conrad Abel Miles - filmmaker, The Session documentary Kelly Dobeck - Meteorologist, Channel 19 News in Cleveland Zosimo Maximo - owner, GrooveRyde fitness in Cleveland, Filmmaker/tv producer Ben Roy - Comedian/Podcast Host/Actor, "Those Who Can't" on TruTV (now on HBOMax) Elliot Frank - Musician/Owner, Superscript Comics & Games Coyote Peterson - Wildlife adventurer, Host of Brave Wilderness on YouTube Jason Hanley - VP of Education & Visitor Engagement, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Chris Clem - Comedian, NEOhio native, former contestant of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?" Katie Morrissey - Comedian/Netflix writer, "Sarah Cooper: Everything's Fine"
January 12, 2021
Looking Back on 2020 Part I
On this special episode of Happy Hour with Steve Guy, in order to move forward, it's time to look back. The very first year of the show was full of some incredible conversations. This episode features clips from the first 12 conversations that took place on the show, giving a glimpse of what Happy Hour is all about with a variety of guests. Next week, we'll look back at the rest of the first year of conversations! On this episode: Micah Hyde - Buffalo Bills Safety Chris Van Vliet - YouTube/Entertainment Personality Mary Santora - Comedian/Radio Personality, WMMS Cleveland Curtis Cook - Comedian/Writer Comedy Central Ryan Nemeth - Actor/Writer/Pro Wrestler, HEEL movie Lauren Brill - Former Sportscaster, founder of TheUnsealed.com Pretty Boy Smooth - Pro Wrestler/Philanthropist Social Sitdown: Being Black in America - John Bruton, Kierra Cotton, Jocelyn Ball Patrick Shepherd - Associate Director of Cleveland International Film Festival Graham Veysey - Owner/Founder MANCAN Wine Valerie Mayen - Fashion Designer, YellowCake Shop/Former contestant Project Runway Kathy Blackman - Owner of Grog Shop, iconic Cleveland live Music venue
January 05, 2021
Katie Morrissey - Comedian/Writer Netflix "Sarah Cooper: Everything's Fine, NEOhio Native
On the final episode of 2020 Steve welcomes comedian/writer Katie Morrissey to Happy Hour with Steve Guy. Katie originally grew up in Northeast Ohio and even went to Ohio University before heading to Chicago and ultimately New York City where she began her standup career. Katie was a writer on the Netflix special "Sarah Cooper: Everything's Fine" and dives into that experience, emotions watching it, standup comedy and so much more, including growing up in Northeast Ohio and her time at the Cleveland Comedy Festival. Follow Katie on Twitter & Instagram @katiemonyc to keep up with everything she has going on and be entertained! Don't forget to find and follow Happy Hour with Steve Guy on social media as well and subscribe on YouTube!
December 29, 2020
Naked Rollerbladers, NBA, Holiday Movies, & Kevin Green - with guest Chris Clem
On this week's episode, Steve is joined by comedian (and his friend) Chris Clem. Chris is originally from Northeast Ohio, but now calls Los Angeles home. He sits down with Steve to have a fun conversation about a variety of topics, including catching up on his appearances on the old "Up Late with Steve Guy" shows, that are now available on the Happy Hour with Steve Guy YouTube channel. The two pay tribute to NFL Hall of Famer Kevin Greene who passed away suddenly and look back fondly on his time in WCW as a wrestler. PLUS, Chris Clem shares his experience from a decade ago appearing on "Who Wants to be a Millionaire" and the two discuss what's going on in pop culture; NBA returning, Baker Mayfield quoting TLC, an Ohio Man rollerblading on the highway while naked except for a Panda head, and favorite takes on holiday classic movies.
December 22, 2020
Browns break Hearts, COVID and OnlyFans, Prince Harry has a Podcast
On this week's episode it's host Steve Guy spitballing into a microphone about topics people are talking about at their Happy Hours all over! The Cleveland Browns had an epic Monday Night battle against the Baltimore Ravens, Cleveland is getting a new baseball team (name), One woman's attempt to earn extra income via OnlyFans results in her losing her EMS job, Will you be getting a vaccine?, the Electoral College has voted, and Prince Harry & Megan Markle are getting into the podcast game! Head to YouTube and subscribe to Happy Hour with Steve Guy to watch the talk show/variety show format with guests, comedic bits, and more!
December 15, 2020
SuperPimp - A Cleveland Legend and his tale
On this week's episode of Happy Hour with Steve Guy, Steve gives an updated of everything that's going on with the show presently as COVID has impacted it, as it has so many other things in the world. Then, he steps into the time machine, to celebrate old episodes of the previous version of this show, Up Late with Steve Guy, popping up on the Happy Hour YouTube page, this is an interview from one of those shows. In Cleveland, if you've ever participated in nightlife downtown, you may have come across a man wearing flashy suits that has a striking resemblance to either Rod Stewart or Sean Penn (depending on how you want to look at it). Many began referring to him over the years as SuperPimp or "Money Mike" and in 2012, he joined Up Late to have a conversation all about what he stands for and who he truly is. Check out the Happy Hour with Steve Guy page on YouTube and subscribe to see the full video of this Up Late episode and interview in particular, which included a dance off. You can also follow Happy Hour with Steve Guy on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, and see the dance off there.
December 08, 2020
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame VP Jason Hanley talks 2020 Induction and 25 years of Rock Hall in Cleveland
This is a very special edition of Happy Hour with Steve Guy as Jason Hanley, VP of Education & Visitor Engagement of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, swings by Happy Hour just ahead of the 2020 Rock Hall Induction Ceremony being shown on November 7th on HBO and HBOMax. The entire episode is an extended conversation dedicated to the Induction Ceremony and the Rock Hall celebrating 25 years of being open in Cleveland. Steve and Jason chat about this year's inductees and everything that the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has been doing over the years and looking forward to do in the future. Follow on Facebook: facebook.com/happyhourwithsteveguy Instagram: instagram.com/happyhoursteveguy Twitter: twitter.com/HAPPYHOURwithSG Happy Hour with Steve Guy is a produced by Launchpad Productions and Cleveland Comedy Festival
November 02, 2020
Coyote Peterson of Brave Wilderness, on not returning to Animal Planet, growing up in NEOhio
On this episode of Happy Hour with Steve Guy, the host of YouTube's acclaimed channel, Brave Wilderness, Coyote Peterson join. Coyote is originally from Newbury, OH in Northeast Ohio and reminisces about growing up out there and looking back on Geauga Lake and how he views Sea World much differently now than he did back then. Plus, some wild tales from his adventures with wildlife and it turns out, not really a fan of stray cats! Who knew?! Watch Coyote Peterson on the Brave Wilderness YouTube channel or check out bravewilderness.com where you can even order his new book (or any of his previous ones), "The Beast of Bites" Watch and subscribe to Happy Hour with Steve Guy the talk/variety show on Facebook and YouTube!
October 24, 2020
Elliot Frank of Superscript Comics & Games talking comic books, comic movies, music & more!
On this episode of Happy Hour with Steve Guy, local business owner Elliot Frank of Superscript Comics & Games swings by and provides an update and outlook on what it's been like to open up a business in the middle of a pandemic. Elliot and Steve also get to talking about comic book movies and whether fandom of comics needs to be a thing in order to truly enjoy those for what they are. PLUS Elliot is also in a band and the pandemic has of course put shows for so many on hold. The two talk about how that world is reacting and handling things. Superscript Comics & Games is in Lakewood, OH and you can follow them on social media @superscriptohio on both Instagram and Twitter. Don't forget to like the Happy Hour with Steve Guy page on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube channel and watch the weekly talk show, where you get a different conversation with guests and all sorts of other fun!
October 24, 2020
Zosimo Maximo went from directing MTV Room Raiders to fitness classes at GrooveRyde in Cleveland
This week's guest for Happy Hour with Steve Guy is Zosimo Maximo, owner/operator of GrooveRyde in Cleveland, a microgym that features a variety of fitness courses. The conversation gives insight into how he got into the business (with his wife) and obstacles being faced for group fitness industry during a pandemic. Aside from that world though, Zosimo had a secret past in the television industry working for MTV for years, prior to coming to Cleveland and was a director on the hit show "Room Raiders" Of course, we couldn't NOT find out the inner workings of that!
October 20, 2020
Ben Roy starred in Those Who Can't on TruTV, came to Cleveland to play music and saw a fight at Now That's Class!
Ben Roy is s comedian, an actor, a musician, a podcaster and so much more. He joins this week's episode of Happy Hour with Steve Guy and the conversation goes all over the place. Ben lives in Denver, but previously starred in the show "Those Who Can't" on TruTV, while also still performing standup comedy. Currently he's part of two podcasts, The Grawlix Save The World and 97.9 The Rat Race, with the latter being a fun parody of morning drive time radio shows. He also reminisces about the only time he visited Cleveland to perform with his band and played Now That's Class! on Cleveland's west side, where he watched a fight and met what he finds out is one of Steve's friends! Shout out to Papa Pepperoni!
October 20, 2020
Kelly Dobeck - Cleveland 19 News Meteorologist, is a proud nerd for weather, science AND pro wrestling!
On this week's episode of Happy Hour with Steve Guy, Cleveland19News Meteorologist Kelly Dobeck swings by! Kelly talks about what got her into science and weather in the first place as a native to Northeast Ohio. She and Steve also both work as in-arena hosts for the Cleveland Monsters Hockey Team AND have a shared enjoyment of pro wrestling to talk about. Follow Kelly Dobeck on social media @kellydweather and watch as she does all sorts of fun science experiments (plus has an adorable dog named Thunder). Watch Happy Hour with Steve Guy episodes on YouTube or Facebook! You'll get a different conversation than the podcast, plus other shenanigans like comedic bits, standup comedy and music!
October 05, 2020
Conrad Abel Miles talks krumping, his documentary The Session, filmmaking and more
Conrad Abel Miles is from Cleveland and currently has a documentary in the DC Shorts Film Festival (and picked up an award at the 2019 Cleveland International Film Festival), The Session. We take a dive into the subject matter of The Session and its many messages, and of course talk about krumping. The dance style the entire doc is centered around. Abel also chats about the short he acted in, "Altruist," and so much more! If you'd like to watch The Session, head to festival.dcshorts.com click on FILMS and Search 'The Session'
September 19, 2020
David Huffman is the Bitchy Vegan Homo, and works for Cleveland Cinemas
On the Season Finale of the show, David Huffman swings by to chat a couple of different topics. David works for Cleveland Cinemas and provides an update for theatergoers in the area. He also has his own cooking show on YouTube, Bitchy Vegan Homo, where he can be seen providing vegan cooking tips and recipes. His baked goods are available via pop-up events and can be ordered through bitchyveganhomo.com which also has recipes for meals that are not baked goods. It's an overall fun chat with someone doing something new and exciting in Northeast Ohio, PLUS he drops his favorite vegan dining suggestions in the area for those who may be searching and of course much more fun including a brief debate on how good? the movie Deep Blue Sea is. Don't forget to let us know about someone in your life that deserves praise by nominating them for "Here's to You" whether it be a shout out on social media or the show itself. Email email@example.com or leave a voice message at anchor.fm/happyhoursteveguy Please subscribe to the show and rate & review it, wherever you listen as well as following along on your favorite social media platforms!
September 03, 2020
Dolph Ziggler wants to fight Ronda Rousey, could've been the Bachelor, and LOVES Cleveland
On this episode of Happy Hour with Steve Guy, the man behind WWE Superstar Dolph Ziggler, Nic Nemeth, joins to talk about a variety of his personal passions. Among them, of course is being a pro wrestler and his current enjoyment of #RawUnderground ahead of SummerSlam. He also explains where his interest in politics comes from and all of his concerns that come with the modern political world and is asked whether he will one day run for office. Then there's that interest in the other form of entertainment he's involved in, stand-up comedy, which he claims to be scary. All of this not to be outdone by his love and enjoyment for his original home of Northeast Ohio. You can follow Nic on social media @HEELZiggler on both Twitter and Instagram. Don't forget to like Happy Hour with Steve Guy on social media as well! @happyhourwithsteveguy on instagram and Facebook, and twitter.com/HAPPYHOURwithSG Please subscribe, rate and review the podcast on whichever platform you listen and if you'd be so kind, subscribe to the show on YouTube! If you have someone you'd like to nominate for "Here's to You!" that's doing something worth noting, email firstname.lastname@example.org with a description of what the person has done or is doing, and their name. You can also leave a voice message at anchor.fm/happyhoursteveguy and we'd love anyone for providing a donation of any amount to the show (someone's gotta pay for the drinks these guests slam).
August 21, 2020
Ricky Smith - Founder of non-profit RAKE/actor/comedian, talks social issues, spreading kindness and silly
On this episode of Happy Hour with Steve Guy, comedian/actor/philanthropist Ricky Smith joins! Ricky is the founder of non-profit R.A.K.E. (Random Acts of Kindness Everywhere) whose mission is to promote kindness in even the smallest gestures everywhere. He chats racial tensions, kindness and more. Truly, things get off the rails a bit in a very fun way as Ricky and Steve dive into the world of Rocky movies among other things. Don't forget to help promote people who are doing great things of note around you by emailing us email@example.com or leaving an audio message at anchor.fm/happyhoursteveguy to let us know who is doing what, so that we can say "Here's to you!" and give cheers! Follow the show on social media: @happyhourwithsteveguy on Facebook & Instagram, twitter.com/HAPPYHOURwithSG
August 19, 2020
Kathy Blackman, owner of Grog Shop in Cleveland talks history of the venue and #SaveOurStages movement
On this episode of Happy Hour with Steve Guy, the show begins at its home of All Saints Public House in Cleveland, but then heads crosstown to Cleveland Hts and iconic independent music venue, The Grog Shop, to talk to its owner Kathy Blackman. Kathy chats about starting the venue, some of the history of now famous performers and what its going through currently as she has teamed up with other independent venue owners across the country for #SaveOurStages. Venues like the Grog Shop, are in danger of not opening again due to the Coronavirus pandemic, as they can not operate at a capacity to allow them to even break even. To help support the Grog Shop and other venues in the situation visit saveourstages.com or nivassoc.org and find out what you can do. Follow the Grog Shop on social media on Facebook or instagram.com/thegrogshop Follow Happy Hour with Steve Guy on social media: Facebook or Instagram @happyhourwithsteveguy Twitter.com/HAPPYHOURwithSG Do you have someone that you think should be given praise and cheers, that we should raise our drinks to and say "Here's to you!" for something they've done? Let us know! Email firstname.lastname@example.org Happy Hour with Steve Guy is produced by Launchpad Productions and Cleveland Comedy Festival You can now WATCH Happy Hour with Steve Guy episodes on Facebook, IGTV, AND YouTube!
August 05, 2020
Valerie Mayen - Fashion Designer, owner of Yellowcake Shop, appeared on S8 Project Runway, S5 AllStars
On this episode fashion designer Valerie Mayen joins to talk about her experiences on Season 8 of Project Runway and Season 5 of Project Runway AllStars along with a glimpse into what the fashion industry is like behind the scenes, some inaccuracies and things people did not know PLUS some of the amazing things she's doing with her own company Yellowcake Shop! From her reaction to fellow designer and Project Runway contestant Mondo Guerra disclosing on the show his battle with HIV, to her thoughts on Tim Gunn and the judges, and how helpful (or not) the show is as a designer, Valerie is open about everything. Of equal (if not more) importance are her thoughts on the harsh conditions of fashion workers and inequity in pay for many across the world. To support Valerie's company follow instagram.com/yellowcakeshop or visit yellowcakeshop.com This episode also includes the debut of a new segment "Here's to You" in which cheers is given to someone doing something positive anywhere, that should get some deserved praise and attention. Whether it's someone famous or someone right in your community or own home, positive actions should not go overlooked. To nominate someone email email@example.com or leave an audio message at anchor.fm/happyhoursteveguy and make sure to give a bit of detail on what the person has done! Follow Happy Hour with Steve Guy on social media as someone will be given praise each day there! If you love the show, PLEASE SUPPORT! You can support with a donation at anchor.fm/happyhoursteveguy and you can also support by sharing each episode, subscribing, leaving a review, following and interacting on social media, and subscribing to the Happy Hour with Steve Guy YouTube channel which features condensed interviews in a variety show type episodic format.
July 31, 2020
Graham Veysey - owner/founder of MANCAN Wine, urban developer, 2012 US Congressional candidate
On this episode of Happy Hour with Steve Guy, the rare occasion the drinks are served to the bartender as Owner/Found of ManCan Wine, Graham Veysey joins! Graham explains how the concept of putting wine in a can like a beer came about. That's not all though, Graham also ran for a seat in the US Congress in 2012 to represent Ohio and discusses that experience, along with developing properties in Cleveland and pushing for a new neighborhood experience in what he has coined, Hingetown. Happy Hour with Steve Guy is also available on YouTube as a variety show experience complete with comedic bits and more! Subscribe to the Happy Hour with Steve Guy YouTube channel and please subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform! You can receive advice from the bartender by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with subject "Advice"
July 24, 2020
Patrick Shepherd, Associate Director of Cleveland International Film Festival chats CIFF and Cleveland!
On this episode, Patrick Shepherd, the Associate Director of the Cleveland International Film Festival (now heading into its 45th year) swings by Happy Hour to discuss what it took for the festival to change course at the last minute this year from in-person screenings (as is typical) to only streaming due to coronavirus pandemic shutdowns. He also chats about his history with the festival, different programs they offer that go beyond films seen on screen, and a glimpse into how the festival will now operate in the future. That's not all though, as Patrick is involved in multiple groups and one of the biggest supporters the city of Cleveland has. He gives a background into what else he is part of and of course goes off on what he hopes for the future and loves about the city of Cleveland! Don't forget, you can watch Happy Hour with Steve Guy on YouTube, now with its own dedicated YouTube channel and watch an entire episode which includes condensed interviews from the podcast and a variety of entertainment including comedic bits, standup comedy and much more! Now produced by Launchpad Productions and Cleveland Comedy Festival! If you'd like some friendly bartender advice because you don't know who else to turn to, submit a question via anchorm.fm/happyhoursteveguy or email email@example.com and let us know if you'd like your name (or audio message) shared on the show. Follow Happy Hour with Steve Guy on social media! Facebook: Happy Hour with Steve Guy Instagram: @happyhourwithsteveguy Twitter: @happyhourwithSG
July 16, 2020
Being Black in America: A Special Edition of Happy Hour with Steve Guy (Raw, Uncut, Conversation on Racism)
In the midst of a necessary social uprising and movement across the United States on the heels of yet more deaths of black people, (George Floyd, Breonna Taylor), at the hands of police officers, host Steve Guy sits down for a deep, intense, open dialogue with Kierra Cotton, John Bruton, and Jocelyn Ball. All three represent the Black Community in this conversation and come from different backgrounds and career paths. Kierra works as a digital media producer for a local news station, John is a standup comedian and graphic design artist, Jocelyn is an IT professional. They speak on what is happening right now, systemic (and blatant) racism they've dealt with in their lives and at work, media presentation of protests, support from others, and so much more. This is a raw, emotional, uncut conversation on the state of Being Black in America, in 2020. This sit down conversation was recorded at All Saints Public House in Cleveland, OH. Many thanks to them for allowing us their space. If you'd like to support and educate yourself further on systemic racism and social injustice you can visit blacklivesmatter.com which is full of resources that are educational and more. You can also visit change.org and sign multiple petitions. Both of these suggestions are of course simply starting points and you're of course encouraged to search different elements discussed in this lengthy and important conversation.
June 10, 2020
Pretty Boy Smooth (PB Smooth) - indie wrestler talks racism, stereotypes in wrestling, creating a scholarship and fundraising for others
On this episode of Happy Hour with Steve Guy from 6/4/2020 Independent Pro Wrestler, "Pretty Boy Smooth" joins to discuss a variety of topics including; his background from a collegiate athlete to becoming a wrestler, racism and breaking stereotypes, how he's giving back to others through a college scholarship he created and initially funded, fundraising efforts and so much more! To donate to "PB Provides" Scholarship go to Mercyhurst.edu/give Select the drop down box that says "I would like to support" choose "Other" and type in "PB Provides Scholarship" Don't forget you can watch YouTube episodes of Happy Hour with Steve Guy which also feature comedic bits and more, along with condensed interviews. Subscribe the the YouTube channel for Steve Guy by searching for Happy Hour with Steve Guy and also watch clips from the show instead of full episodes and other fun videos.
June 04, 2020
Lauren Brill - former sportscaster talks covering 2016 Cavs, new endeavor as founder of TheUnsealed.com, its social impact & more
On the 6th episode of Happy Hour with Steve Guy, Lauren Brill drops in! Lauren was previously a sports journalist with NBA.com and stops on news stations in Buffalo and Cleveland before pursuing a passion of helping others tell their stories of social importance, as the founder of TheUnsealed.com She chats about her website and the impact she hopes it has from a societal standpoint, and a few examples from it (including a letter written by former Raiders/Browns head coach Hue Jackson), her time in Cleveland covering the 2016 Cleveland Cavaliers championship, and more! If you can, subscribe or donate to TheUnsealed.com and help Lauren continue to make a social impact and lend a platform to a variety of voices sharing their perspectives in order to help each other gain better understandings of who we all are.
May 29, 2020
Ryan Nemeth talks making HEEL movie, wrestling, comedy and love for Cleveland
On this episode of Happy Hour with Steve Guy, actor/writer/wrestler Ryan Nemeth joins to discuss a myriad of topics. Ryan gives an update and talks about the process of making HEEL, his yet to be released film that takes a deep dive into the world of pro wrestling and the topic of sexual assault/harassment within it. It's not all serious though, as Ryan also chats about life as a wrestler and fun experiences as well as being a fan growing up, his love for comedy and doing a show right as the world was shutting down, PLUS his love for the area where he grew up and frequently returns to visit, Cleveland Ohio!
May 22, 2020
Curtis Cook comedian, writer for Comedy Central's Jim Jefferies Show, Crank Yankers
Curtis Cook is a stand-up comedian originally from the Northeast Ohio area and now resides in Los Angeles, CA. He joins Happy Hour to reminisce about his beginnings in the world of comedy as he would attend open mics that Steve ran at legendary Cleveland bar, The Euclid Tavern. He also talks about his experience writing for Comedy Central on the Jim Jefferies Show and Crank Yankers along with what his plans potentially are for a post-pandemic world and gives us a rundown of his current pandemic project, the internet-based show, "The End is Night" You can follow Curtis on Twitter @curtis_cook and Instagram @curtiscookcomedy Want some fun friendly bartender advice? Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
May 15, 2020
Happy Hour with Steve Guy: The Podcast trailer
A brief trailer/breakdown of what to expect from Happy Hour with Steve Guy: The Podcast
May 11, 2020
Mary Santora once fell off Brian Regan's tour bus & Jeremy Alder gives away $$ to strangers on the internet
This episode of Happy Hour with Steve Guy actually features two entertaining guests. First is Mary Santora, a comedian out of Cleveland, OH and radio personality from 100.7WMMS Alan Cox Show during the afternoons. Conversation includes how she got onto the radio show, what it means for her rising standup career, and fun stories about her life as a comic including the time she fell off of Brian Regan's tour bus, and more fun to get to know the person behind the person behind the mic. Jeremy Alder is a standup comedian originally from Texas, but resides in North Carolina. He has been making news during the pandemic, not for his comedy, but he has actually been giving away money on social media to complete strangers in order to help them through these tough times. He explains how he's able to do this, what his kids think, and if anyone were to book him as payback would he take it? Please rate, subscribe and review! If you want to watch a condensed version of these interviews and other comedic bits that went along with, seek out Happy Hour with Steve Guy on YouTube (Episode 3) and the episode also includes a standup clip from Jeremy Alder.
May 11, 2020
Chris Van Vliet talks shared happy hours, his own show, future, and viral interviews
On this episode of Happy Hour with Steve Guy, one of Steve's best friends drops in. Chris Van Vliet is known around the world for his YouTube interviews of professional wrestlers and podcast The Chris Van Vliet Show, along with some fun viral moments interviewing celebrities from his time as an entertainment reporter. He shares some of the stories behind the interviews with Leslie Mann and Dakota Johnson, Donald Glover, Anne Hathaway, PLUS the two discuss their differences in experiences with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. Beyond that, Chris and Steve let listeners in on some fun memories of their friendship through the years.
May 11, 2020
Micah Hyde - Pro Bowl DB of NFL's Buffalo Bills
Micah Hyde, Pro Bowl defensive back for the NFL's Buffalo Bills, joins to chat about fun times, being a new father, offseason preparations during pandemic shutdowns, his foundation imagineforyouth.org and much more!
May 10, 2020