DiscoverFresh Is The Word
Fresh Is The Word
Claim Ownership

Fresh Is The Word

Author: Kelly Frazier

Subscribed: 11Played: 214
Share

Description

The pop culture podcast based out of the Detroit area hosted by Kelly "K-Fresh" Frazier delivering wisdom through great stories from the minds of bright creatives of pop culture. Through those stories, I like to promote a diverse collection of voices that includes women, people of color, and the LGBTQ+ community within all creative fields. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/freshistheword/support
173 Episodes
Reverse
The guest for this episode is Japan-based freelance pro wrestler Alex Lee. She got her start training under former WCW and WWE wrestler Lance Storm at his Storm Wrestling Academy in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. As we will talk about in this episode, Alex Lee details how she got interested in wrestling transitioning from a bank job and her time learning from Storm, along with her journey in wrestling from WWE's developmental promotion FCW to her past seven years in Japan in promotions like REINA, OZ Academy, and Sendai Girls. We also talk about the history of Joshi and what its future could be.Each episode, the guest is asked to suggest someone from their life/career that should be on Fresh is the Word that would have good stories to tell. Alex Lee chose wrestlers Nyla Rose, Hyan, and Ray Lyn. Follow Alex Lee:Twitter: twitter.com/alexleesekaiInstagram: instagram.com/alexleesekaiFRESH IS THE WORD PATREON: patreon.com/freshisthewordTHEME MUSICCourtesy of Knox Money, Bang Belushi, and Foul Mouth.SPONSORFounded in 2015, 20x20 Apparel brings original tributes to Pro Wrestling's classic arenas, moments and events. They look to spotlight the Bloopers, Bleeps and Bodyslams along with the Biggest, Smallest, Strangest & Strongest. In the world of wrestling there are 100's of shirts, promotions, flyers, social media accounts and ads. Don't get lost in the sea of parody shirts and display fonts. We can provide professional graphic design services at a reasonable price. 20X20 also hand screen prints all tees in house. If you would like to discuss a possible run of tees, posters, koozies, foam fingers...Zubas, then drop them a line at 20x20apparel.com.Web: www.20x20apparel.comFacebook: facebook.com/20x20ApparelTwitter: twitter.com/20x20Apparel--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/freshistheword/support
The guest for this episode is California comic book artist Emily Pearson, who has done illustration for the following titles: Calexit: Emmie X, The Devil Within, Sweet/Vicious, The Wilds, Snap Flash Hustle from Black Mask Studios, Going to the Chapel from Action Lab, High Priestess by Rees Finlay, Sprouting and Other Tales of Curiosity by Asa Wheatley and many more. Pearson is currently working on the comic book Bonding with previous guest Matthew Erman.During our chat, we talked about her artistic style, her creative process, Snap Flash Hustle, communication between collaborators, her upbringing, and much more. Each episode, the guest is asked to suggest someone from their life/career that should be on Fresh is the Word that would have good stories to tell. Pearson chose Snap Flash Hustle writer Pat Shand. Follow Emily Pearson:Web: emilypearsonart.comInstagram: instagram.com/emishlyartTwitter: twitter.com/emishlyartFRESH IS THE WORD PATREON: patreon.com/freshisthewordTHEME MUSICCourtesy of Knox Money, Bang Belushi, and Foul Mouth.SPONSORFounded in 2015, 20x20 Apparel brings original tributes to Pro Wrestling's classic arenas, moments and events. They look to spotlight the Bloopers, Bleeps and Bodyslams along with the Biggest, Smallest, Strangest & Strongest. In the world of wrestling there are 100's of shirts, promotions, flyers, social media accounts and ads. Don't get lost in the sea of parody shirts and display fonts. We can provide professional graphic design services at a reasonable price. 20X20 also hand screen prints all tees in house. If you would like to discuss a possible run of tees, posters, koozies, foam fingers...Zubas, then drop them a line at 20x20apparel.comWeb: www.20x20apparel.comFacebook: facebook.com/20x20ApparelTwitter: twitter.com/20x20Apparel--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/freshistheword/support
The guest for this episode is comic book writer Ron Marz, known for his work on titles such as Batman/Aliens, DC vs. Marvel, Green Lantern, Silver Surfer, and Witchblade. Marz is currently writing Turok on Dynamite Entertainment.During our chat, we talked a little baseball, writing on one title for an extended period of time, his writing process, what makes a good creative team, his upbringing, how he broke into comics through Jim Starlin, taking over Silver Surfer from Jim Starlin, and much more.Each episode, the guest is asked to suggest someone from their life/career that should be on Fresh is the Word that would have good stories to tell. Marz chose Bart Sears from Ominous Press and legendary artist and writer Jim Starlin. Follow Ron Marz:Facebook: facebook.com/RonMarzComicsTwitter: twitter.com/ronmarzInstagram: instagram.com/ron_marzFRESH IS THE WORD PATREON: patreon.com/freshisthewordTHEME MUSICCourtesy of Knox Money, Bang Belushi, and Foul Mouth.SPONSORFounded in 2015, 20x20 Apparel brings original tributes to Pro Wrestling's classic arenas, moments and events. They look to spotlight the Bloopers, Bleeps and Bodyslams along with the Biggest, Smallest, Strangest & Strongest. In the world of wrestling there are 100's of shirts, promotions, flyers, social media accounts and ads. Don't get lost in the sea of parody shirts and display fonts. We can provide professional graphic design services at a reasonable price. 20X20 also hand screen prints all tees in house. If you would like to discuss a possible run of tees, posters, koozies, foam fingers...Zubas, then drop them a line at 20x20apparel.comWeb: www.20x20apparel.comFacebook: facebook.com/20x20ApparelTwitter: twitter.com/20x20Apparel--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/freshistheword/support
The guest for this episode is Derrick Vella, guitarist of the Toronto death metal band Tomb Mold, who have a new album Planetary Clairvoyance out now via 20 Buck Spin. This interview was recorded when Tomb Mold stopped at The Sanctuary in Detroit during their recent tour with Superstition. During our chat, we talked about the origins of the band, their new album, how they gained their fan base, and the Toronto music scene, among much more.Each episode, the guest is asked to suggest someone from their life/career that should be on Fresh is the Word that would have good stories to tell. Vella chose Of Feather and Bone vocalist/bassist Alvino.Purchase Planetary Clairvoyance: 20 Buck Spin: 20buckspin.com20 Buck Spin Bandcamp: listen.20buckspin.comFollow Tomb Mold:Bandcamp: tombmold.bandcamp.comFacebook: facebook.com/tombmoldInstagram: instagram.com/tombmoldbandFRESH IS THE WORD PATREON: patreon.com/freshisthewordTHEME MUSICCourtesy of Knox Money, Bang Belushi, and Foul Mouth.SPONSORFounded in 2015, 20x20 Apparel brings original tributes to Pro Wrestling's classic arenas, moments and events. They look to spotlight the Bloopers, Bleeps and Bodyslams along with the Biggest, Smallest, Strangest & Strongest. In the world of wrestling there are 100's of shirts, promotions, flyers, social media accounts and ads. Don't get lost in the sea of parody shirts and display fonts. We can provide professional graphic design services at a reasonable price. 20X20 also hand screen prints all tees in house. If you would like to discuss a possible run of tees, posters, koozies, foam fingers...Zubas, then drop them a line at 20x20apparel.comWeb: www.20x20apparel.comFacebook: facebook.com/20x20ApparelTwitter: twitter.com/20x20Apparel--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/freshistheword/support
The guest for this episode is St. Louis-based comic book artist and illustrator Marie Enger. Enger is known for such titles as FHTAGN & LOATHING and Casket Land and a member of the HEK Studios collective.This was easily one of the funnest interviews I've done for Fresh is the Word. During our chat, we talked about moshing to get out stress and going to concerts, her artistic crisis, her bird who you could hear in the background throughout the interview and various animal poop, working a variety of projects, bad behavior, the importance of a community of creatives, her love of electronic music artist Klayton and an idea for a rave party based on his music, and music we love!Marie Enger also created a special Spotify playlist for Fresh is the Word: Holy Crap! Spotify PlaylistFollow Marie Enger:Web: so-engery.comTwitter: twitter.com/so_engeryFacebook: facebook.com/soengeryInstagram: instagram.com/so_engeryOnline Store: soengery.bigcartel.comFRESH IS THE WORD PATREON: patreon.com/freshisthewordTHEME MUSIC Courtesy of Knox Money, Bang Belushi, and Foul Mouth.SPONSORFounded in 2015, 20x20 Apparel brings original tributes to Pro Wrestling's classic arenas, moments and events. They look to spotlight the Bloopers, Bleeps and Bodyslams along with the Biggest, Smallest, Strangest & Strongest. In the world of wrestling there are 100's of shirts, promotions, flyers, social media accounts and ads. Don't get lost in the sea of parody shirts and display fonts. We can provide professional graphic design services at a reasonable price. 20X20 also hand screen prints all tees in house. If you would like to discuss a possible run of tees, posters, koozies, foam fingers...Zubas, then drop them a line at 20x20apparel.com--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/freshistheword/support
On Fresh is the Word, we like to deliver wisdom through great stories from the minds of bright creatives of pop culture. Through those stories, we like to dissect the journey of our guests and present actionable lessons and advice for our listeners no matter what career or avenue of artistry they pursue.The guest for this episode is Los Angeles-based jazz pianist Connie Han. Her latest album, Crime Zone, was released last fall on the Detroit-based Mack Avenue Music Group to rave reviews. Still in her early 20s, Han combines ideals from both traditional and modern jazz eras with a bold provocative edge to it. The Connie Han Trio is playing the Wayne State University Pyramid Stage on Sunday, September 1st here in Detroit at the Detroit Jazz Festival. For more information, visit detroitjazzfest.org.During our conversation, we talked about her musical upbringing, standing out in today's era of jazz music, mentorship, her creative process, learning from jazz music's past, her latest album Crime Zone, and just being bold.Each episode, the guest is asked to suggest someone from their life/career that should be on Fresh is the Word that would have good stories to tell. Han chose her mentor, drummer Bill Wysaske, who also plays in her band and produced Crime Zone.Follow Connie Han:Web: conniehan.comFacebook: facebook.com/conniehanjazzYouTube: youtube.com/conniehanjazzInstagram: instagram.com/conniehanjazzTwitter: twitter.com/conniehanjazzFRESH IS THE WORD PATREON: patreon.com/freshisthewordTHEME MUSICCourtesy of Knox Money, Bang Belushi, and Foul Mouth.SPONSORFounded in 2015, 20x20 Apparel brings original tributes to Pro Wrestling's classic arenas, moments and events. They look to spotlight the Bloopers, Bleeps and Bodyslams along with the Biggest, Smallest, Strangest & Strongest. In the world of wrestling there are 100's of shirts, promotions, flyers, social media accounts and ads. Don't get lost in the sea of parody shirts and display fonts. We can provide professional graphic design services at a reasonable price. 20X20 also hand screen prints all tees in house. If you would like to discuss a possible run of tees, posters, koozies, foam fingers...Zubas, then drop them a line at 20x20apparel.com--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/freshistheword/support
On Fresh is the Word, we like to deliver wisdom through great stories from the minds of bright creatives of pop culture. Through those stories, we like to dissect the journey of our guests and present actionable lessons and advice for our listeners no matter what career or avenue of artistry they pursue. The guests for this episode are world-renowned scratch DJ/producer Kid Koala and award-winning animator and breakdancer JonJon, recorded at this year's Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF), in which they were presenting their Floor Kids video game. Floor Kids is a new breakdance battle game featuring unique freestyle gameplay, rhythm challenges, and multiplayer sessions, and during our conversation, we talked about the creation process and the evolution of this video game, along with so much more.Each episode, the guest is asked to suggest someone from their life/career that should be on Fresh is the Word that would have good stories to tell. Kid Koala chose music producer (Deltron 3030, Got a Girl, Handsome Boy Modeling School, Lovage, Dr Octagon) Dan The Automator and Canadian actor, writer, director and producer Dave Lawrence. JonJon chose filmmaker Lilian Chen.Follow Floor Kids:Web: floorkids.comTwitter: twitter.com/FloorKidsCrewFacebook: facebook.com/FloorKidsInstagram: instagram.com/FloorKidsUniversePlatforms: Nintendo Switch | Steam | PS4 | XBOX OneFRESH IS THE WORD PATREON: patreon.com/freshisthewordTHEME MUSICCourtesy of Knox Money, Bang Belushi, and Foul Mouth.SPONSORFounded in 2015, 20x20 Apparel brings original tributes to Pro Wrestling's classic arenas, moments and events. They look to spotlight the Bloopers, Bleeps and Bodyslams along with the Biggest, Smallest, Strangest & Strongest. In the world of wrestling there are 100's of shirts, promotions, flyers, social media accounts and ads. Don't get lost in the sea of parody shirts and display fonts. We can provide professional graphic design services at a reasonable price. 20X20 also hand screen prints all tees in house. If you would like to discuss a possible run of tees, posters, koozies, foam fingers...Zubas, then drop them a line at 20x20apparel.com--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/freshistheword/support
On Fresh is the Word, we like to deliver wisdom through great stories from the minds of bright creatives of pop culture. Through those stories, we like to dissect the journey of our guests and present actionable lessons and advice for our listeners no matter what career or avenue of artistry they pursue.The guest for this episode is UK grime emcee Flowdan, who is one of the founding members of UK grime crew Roll Deep. Recently, Flowdan released his newest solo album Full Metal Jacket via Tru Thoughts featuring heavy production from the likes of Plastician, Filthy Gears and Footsie and collaborations with Frisco and Irah.During our chat, we talked about his creative process in making Full Metal Jacket, the unique sound of UK grime, the balance between making music for both the underground and mainstream, his audience, the real world topics of his music, the early years of grime, giving people a voice through music, and much more!Stream/Purchase Full Metal Jacket: truthoughts.lnk.to/FullMetalJacketFollow Flowdan:Web: bigflowdan.comFacebook: facebook.com/BigFlowdanTwitter: twitter.com/BigFlowdanFRESH IS THE WORD PATREON: patreon.com/freshisthewordTHEME MUSICCourtesy of Knox Money, Bang Belushi, and Foul Mouth.SPONSORFounded in 2015, 20x20 Apparel brings original tributes to Pro Wrestling's classic arenas, moments and events. They look to spotlight the Bloopers, Bleeps and Bodyslams along with the Biggest, Smallest, Strangest & Strongest. In the world of wrestling there are 100's of shirts, promotions, flyers, social media accounts and ads. Don't get lost in the sea of parody shirts and display fonts. We can provide professional graphic design services at a reasonable price. 20X20 also hand screen prints all tees in house. If you would like to discuss a possible run of tees, posters, koozies, foam fingers...Zubas, then drop them a line at 20x20apparel.com--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/freshistheword/support
On Fresh is the Word, we like to deliver wisdom through great stories from the minds of bright creatives of pop culture. Through those stories, we like to dissect the journey of our guests and present actionable lessons and advice for our listeners no matter what career or avenue of artistry they pursue.The guest for this episode is Mark Slaughter, lead singer and guitarist of the hard rock band Slaughter and previously the frontman for the Vinnie Vincent Invasion. Slaughter also works as a voice-over actor and composes music for television, movies and sports outlets, along with still touring with Slaughter and releasing his own solo albums. During our chat, we talked about the making of Slaughter's Stick It To Ya and why is became so popular, transitioning from the 80s into the 90s, touring today, having multiple avenues of artistry, becoming a musician, his time in the Vinnie Vincent Invasion, advice for artists trying to break in, working with Dana Strum, his voice over work, and why the music he's made still resonates.Follow Mark Slaughter:Web: markslaughter.comFacebook: facebook.com/markslaughterofficialTwitter: twitter.com/markslaughter33Instagram: instagram.com/markslaughterofficialFRESH IS THE WORD PATREON: patreon.com/freshisthewordTHEME MUSICCourtesy of Knox Money, Bang Belushi, and Foul Mouth.SPONSORFounded in 2015, 20x20 Apparel brings original tributes to Pro Wrestling's classic arenas, moments and events. They look to spotlight the Bloopers, Bleeps and Bodyslams along with the Biggest, Smallest, Strangest & Strongest. In the world of wrestling there are 100's of shirts, promotions, flyers, social media accounts and ads. Don't get lost in the sea of parody shirts and display fonts. We can provide professional graphic design services at a reasonable price. 20X20 also hand screen prints all tees in house. If you would like to discuss a possible run of tees, posters, koozies, foam fingers...Zubas, then drop them a line at 20x20apparel.com--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/freshistheword/support
On Fresh is the Word, we like to deliver wisdom through great stories from the minds of bright creatives of pop culture. Through those stories, we like to dissect the journey of our guests and present actionable lessons and advice for our listeners no matter what career or avenue of artistry they pursue.The guests for this episode are comic book artist/illustrator Lisa Sterle and writer Matthew Erman. This husband and wife duo are co-creators of the series Long Lost, which has been optioned by writer Jenny Klein for development into a TV show. Sterle also is the co-creator of the comic series Submerged with writer Vita Ayala along with developing The Modern Witch Tarot Deck, a modern interpretation of the classic Rider-Waite tarot deck. Sterle's beautiful illustrations have been used for companies like Vault Comics, IDW, BOOM! Studios, and many others. Currently, Erman is working on an original graphic novel coming out in 2020 called Bonding with artist Emily Pearson, coming out through Vault Comics’ YA Imprint, Myriad. Also coming later this year via IDW is the Care Bears: Unlock the Magic series written by Erman along with writer Nadia Shammas with art by Agnes Garbowska.During our chat, we talked about the creation of Long Lost and the opportunities it created for them both, their goals on projects, Submerged, their upcoming projects, how they both deal with being a married couple that are both comic creators, the facets of collaboration, and much more. Each episode, the guest is asked to suggest someone from their life/career that should be on Fresh is the Word that would have good stories to tell. Sterle chose cartoonist and comics editor Christina ‘Steenz’ Stewart. Erman chose comic book artist Emily Pearson and comic book writer Nadia Shammas.Follow Lisa Sterle:Web: lisasterle.comTwitter: twitter.com/lisa_sterleInstagram: instagram.com/lisasterleFollow Matthew Erman:Web: matthewerman.comTwitter: twitter.com/MatthewErmanFacebook: facebook.com/longlostcomicFRESH IS THE WORD PATREON: patreon.com/freshistheword--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/freshistheword/support
loading
Comments 
loading
Download from Google Play
Download from App Store