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Strike a Spark

Strike a Spark

By Strike a Spark Pod

A limited series podcast where we sit down with multi-hyphenates in multiple creative industries that don’t want to be tied down to one lane to "strike a spark" for our viewers to pursue all their passions.
Hosted By Rachel Amy Ritchie, Ray Hayse, Taylor Maxson, and Big Mike McLean
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Episode 108: Season Finale
Episode 108: Season Finale
Well, gang, it's been a blast going on this journey. We've met amazing people, gained friendships, and gained great insight into what it is to be a multi-hyphenate. We here at Strike A Spark thank you for joining us on a ride of a lifetime. Who knows what the future holds for us...?   Hosts (Follow us on Instagram!):   Rachel Amy Richie - @raratchie1312   Taylor Maxson - @taylormaxson   Big Mike - @infinitmikes   Ray Hayse - @raymondhayse
01:40:08
September 30, 2021
Episode 107: First Photos and Saying No - Fireside Chat w/Milea Verock
Episode 107: First Photos and Saying No - Fireside Chat w/Milea Verock
Well, friends... this episode was something. I hope you're all prepared for a fun conversation with our guest, and friend, Milea Verock. It's filled with tons of mishaps, audio syncing and peaking issues, but most importantly, a good group of people!  Follow us on Instagram!  @strikeasparkpod   __ Guest - Milea Verock  Instagram: @m.ilea
01:27:11
September 09, 2021
106: Consistency, Pressure, + the Right Headspace with Caitlin Alyn
106: Consistency, Pressure, + the Right Headspace with Caitlin Alyn
Big Mike and Ray got to sit down and talk with comedian Caitlin Alyn about traveling, rejection, and what can make or break your creativity!  Follow us on Instagram:  @strikeasparkpod
59:45
August 26, 2021
105: Comedy, Coffee, + Character with Mike Falzone
105: Comedy, Coffee, + Character with Mike Falzone
In this week's episode, Ray and Big Mike sit down with LA Comedian Mike Falzone to talk about his life as a multi-hyphenate. Delving into self-motivation, necessity, ups and downs, and everything in between!
01:25:44
August 12, 2021
104: Balance, Balance + Unexpected Opportunities with Courtney L. Battles
104: Balance, Balance + Unexpected Opportunities with Courtney L. Battles
We sat down with our guest for this week, Courtney L. Battles and talked about her journey from a young student in  H-town (Houston) Texas. To becoming a teacher in Brooklyn, New York and how she is now making her way into the film industry. How unexpected opportunities have opened doors to her career path. Making connections to help better herself and move forward in this difficult industry. Hosted by our own Big Mike and Rachel Ritchie. We sat down to have a conversation and to Strike A Spark.
01:15:45
August 01, 2021
103: Friendships, Failure, + Forging Your Own Paths with Anthony Smith of the Sunset Drive Podcast
103: Friendships, Failure, + Forging Your Own Paths with Anthony Smith of the Sunset Drive Podcast
This week on the Strike a Spark Podcast, we got to chat with Anthony Smith of the Sunset Drive Podcast. He is a multi-hyphenate that literally DOES IT ALL in the entertainment realm from hosting and acting to singing and designing. In this episode, Rachel and Ray get to dive into Anthony's experiences in the industry, discussions on pop culture, and much, much more. 
01:31:17
July 15, 2021
102: Etienne Strauss
102: Etienne Strauss
In this episode, Taylor and Ray sit down with Etienne Stress of Web Work to talk about the process of running a multi-hyphenate business. Web Work is a service that is a one-stop shop for event planning needs! Consisting of, but not limited to, catering, security, live music, etc.
39:31
June 17, 2021
101: Get to Know Us!
101: Get to Know Us!
Welcome to the first episode of the Strike a Spark Podcast! Today Rachel, Ray, Taylor, and Big Mike sit down to introduce themselves, and the podcast, to the audience. We talk about our creative journeys from our most fulfilling projects to what we are working on now, as well as, the highs and lows of being in the creative industries. We also play a very long version of fast five questions to get to know each other better!
54:20
June 03, 2021
Strike a Spark Pod Trailer
Strike a Spark Pod Trailer
Hey from Ray, Rachel, Taylor, and Big Mike. This is the Strike A Spark Podcast! This is a limited series podcast where we sit down with multi-hyphenates in a variety creative fields that don’t want to be tied down to one thing. So tune in every other Friday on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or YouTube to see who we talk with next. We’re your fire-starters and we’re hoping to strike a spark in your creative journeys. Thanks for listening, we hope you stick around, and be well friends!
00:30
May 30, 2021