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Sunday, December 8, 2019

Spotlight On...Luke Jackson by Michael Block

Name: Luke JacksonHometown: Logansport, IndianaEducation: University of Michigan, National Theatre InstituteFavorite Credits: Charlie in The Whale, though the character is in his forties and…

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

Spotlight On...Maria Ciampi by Michael Block

Name: Maria CiampiHometown:  Hartsdale, New YorkEducation:   Fordham University, B.A. 1981 (summa cum laude, in cursu honorum); St. John’s University School of Law, J.D. 1986.Select Cre…

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Friday, November 22, 2019

Spotlight On...Jaime Lozano by Michael Block

Name: Jaime Lozano. My full name is Jaime Alonso Lozano Reyes.Hometown: Monterrey, Nuevo León, México. It’s in the north of Mexico. Around 3 hours driving from Texas.Education: BFA in mu…

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Thursday, November 7, 2019

Spotlight On...Roberto Araujo by Michael Block

Name: Roberto AraujoHometown: Mexico City, MexicoEducation: Theatre Major in Mexico CitySelect Credits: West Side Story at North Shore Music Theatre, In the Heights at GALA Theatre, Evita at…

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Friday, October 11, 2019

Spotlight On...Dani Franco by Michael Block

Name: Dani FrancoHometown: Raised in Colombia Born in VenezuelaEducation: Theater major degree In Casa del Teatro Nacional in Bogota/Colombia and acting for film and TV in New York conservat…

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Saturday, October 5, 2019

Spotlight On...Peter Levine by Michael Block

Name: Peter LevineHometown: BrooklynEducation: B.A., M.A. in History, Columbia, Phd History, RutgersFavorite Credits: As an actor, Marc in ART, Willie Clark in The Sunshine Boys, Roy Cohn in…

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Sunday, September 29, 2019

Review: Drag in Live Cartoon Form by Michael Block

By Michael BlockUnless you’ve been living under a rock, "The Simpsons" have been a staple in the pop culture lexicon for virtually three decades. The cartoon has become timeless in the sen…

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Block Talk- Episode 136: DragCon NYC 2019 Special by Michael Block

Another DragCon NYC is in the books! I was lucky to get to roam the DragCon floor again and have some incredible interviews with the stars of Drag Race, Dragula, Camp Wannakiki and right her…

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Saturday, September 14, 2019

Block Talk- Episode 135: Dragula Dracap Episode 3 by Michael Block

It's time to recap another episode of Dragula season 3! Seraphim is back to rock and roll all night and tattoo everyday!To listen to the podcast, download and subscribe on Apple Podcasts, So…

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Block Talk- Episode 133: Make Mike Watch Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by Michael Block

It's time to Make Mike Watch another Harry Potter film and this time it's Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets! I'm joined by Aria Derci, Nicole Onoscopi, and Pussy Willow to talk about a…

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DragCon NYC 2019: The Looks from the Pink Carpet by Michael Block

DragCon NYC 2019 has concluded but the looks from the Pink Carpet will live on forever! We spent three days from opening to close with all of the incredible artists who graced the Javits Cen…

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Sunday, September 1, 2019

Block Talk- Episode 132: Dragula Season 3 DragCap Episode 1 by Michael Block

Dragula is back with a brand new season and we're here to break it all down for you! Taking flight with me to discuss all things episode 1 is my favorite super villain, Seraphim!To listen to…

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Block Talk- Episode 131: Make Mike Watch Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by Michael Block

It's happened! I finally watched Harry Potter! Well, the first one! In this series of Make Mike Watch, I'll be sitting down with some incredible panels to watch the entire Harry Potter serie…

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Friday, July 26, 2019

Block Talk- Episode 128: Dragula Season 3 Preview by Michael Block

I've got some real monsters to help me break down the brand new season of the Boulet Brother's Dragula! Seraphim and Zalika Parsons join me as my new cohosts for season 3!To listen to the po…

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Block Talk- Episode 127: Mike Sullivan by Michael Block

Drag artist and photographer Mike Sullivan joins me on Block Talk to talk about his amazing photo book, Spine & Clover!To listen to the podcast, download and subscribe on Apple Podcasts,…

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Friday, July 19, 2019

Block Talk- Episode 126: Emi Grate by Michael Block

Oh this is a fun one! It's my exclusive chat with Emi Grate!To listen to the podcast, download and subscribe on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, or Stitcher!

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Block Talk- Episode 125: Make Mike Watch Meet the Robinsons by Michael Block

It's time to make me watch another movie! This time, Jacklynn Hyde and Seraphim made me watch a modern Disney marvel, Meet the Robinsons!To listen to the podcast, visit Apple Podcasts, Sound…

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Block Talk- Episode 124: Kari Kerning by Michael Block

Oh this one was GREAT! I'm so excited to share the story of the one and only, Kari Kerning!To listen to the podcast, download and subscribe on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, or Stitcher!

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Block Talk- Episode 123: Pride Edition- Coming Out Stories by Michael Block

It's my honor and pleasure to share a very special edition of Block Talk. I've asked eight amazing nightlife personalities to share their coming out stories in honor of Stonewall 50. I hope …

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Friday, June 21, 2019

Block Talk- Episode 22: Sherry Poppins by Michael Block

The podcast be poppin! It's my sit down with the incredible Sherry Poppins!To listen to the podcast, download and subscribe on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, or Stitcher!

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Block Talk- Episode 121: Jacklynn Hyde by Michael Block

Here she is world! It's my exclusive interview with the fabulous Jacklynn Hyde!To listen to the podcast, subscribe and download on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, and Stitcher!

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Block Talk- Episode 120: Michael Block by Michael Block

Oh my lord how the tides have turned! The interviewer becomes the interviewee! But it's gonna take two to fill these shows! Nicole Onoscopi and Seraphim take the mic to interview Mike!To lis…

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Block Talk- Episode 118: Vanna Deux by Michael Block

Are you ready to Do the Deux? It's time to chat with everyone's favorite drunk aunt, Vanna Deux!  To listen to the podcast, download and subscribe at Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, and Stitche…

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Monday, June 3, 2019

Spotlight On...Michael Kelly by Michael Block

photo by Dorothy Shi Name: Michael KellyHometown: Massapequa, NYEducation: Undergrad, Eastman School of Music, Grad, The Juilliard School, Post grad, Opernstudio with Zürich OperaSelect Cr…

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Spotlight On...Bob Clyman by Michael Block

Name: Bob ClymanHometown: The BronxEducation: Ph.D. in PsychologyFavorite Credits: Secret Order, The Exceptionals and maybe Tranced.  In no particular order.  After those three, it all dep…

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Friday, May 31, 2019

Block Talk- Episode 117: Make Mike Watch Black Swan by Michael Block

In this edition of Make Mike Watch, prima ballerina Aria Derci joins me to dissect the psychological thriller Black Swan!To listen to the podcast, download and subscribe on Apple Podcasts, S…

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Review: Their Cool World by Michael Block

By Michael BlockNo matter who you are, there is an artist inside each of us. While we may express our art in various forms, being able to showcase our imagination is a gift in itself. The ex…

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Friday, May 24, 2019

Spotlight On...Gabriel Maria Rodriguez by Michael Block

Name: Gabriel Maria RodriguezHometown: Mamaroneck, NYEducation: Mamaroneck High School, BFA in Acting from Emerson College, ongoing participant in The Michael Chekhov School in Hudson, NYFav…

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Block Talk- Episode 115: Audrey Phoenix by Michael Block

She rose from the ashes to become Iconic and now she's here to talk about it! It's my interview with Audrey Phoenix!To listen to the podcast, download and subscribe from Apple Podcasts, Soun…

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Friday, May 17, 2019

Block Talk- Episode 113: Boyish Charm by Michael Block

There's no one quite as charming as the fabulous Boyish Charm!To listen to the episode, download and subscribe on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, or Stitcher!

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Spotlight On...Aaron Feinstein by Michael Block

Name: Aaron FeinsteinHometown: Los Angeles, CA (But I live in NYC)Education: MFA Theater Directing UCLAFavorite Credits: Next Stop- Produced by the first ever ALL IN(clusive) ALL-City Theatr…

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