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Episode 117: Shahin Sean Solimon

Episode 117: Shahin Sean Solimon

Tweet This episode of Conversations with Ross features Shahin Sean Solimon. Shahin is the writer, director, and star of Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage. Shahin spoke about breaking in, his worst audition experience, and the “three paths” actors can take. He also discussed his new movie Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage. He detailed his writing process, how he found investors, and what it was like to ...

Episode 116: Jimmy Dore

Episode 116: Jimmy Dore

Tweet This episode of Conversations with Ross features Jimmy Dore. Jimmy is comedian, radio host, and author of the book Your Country is Just Not that Into You. Jimmy spoke about breaking in as a comic, his worst moment on stage, and compared writing for radio, stand-up, and print. I hope you listen to and enjoy our conversation.  This interview is also available to download for free on iTunes a...

Q&A with Ana Isabelle

Q&A with Ana Isabelle

Tweet Ana Isabelle is an actress and singer. Her latest project is the Lifetime movie Seasons of Love. She answered some of my questions about her life and career. - Ana, what initially attracted you to singing and acting in the first place? Ana Isabelle Well I think I have that in my veins. My parents are musicians so I grew up with music as part of my life. Since I was 5 years old I was telling ...

2014 NYTVF: Jenni Konner Keynote

2014 NYTVF: Jenni Konner Keynote

Tweet This week is the 10th annual New York Television Festival. I’ve had the opportunity to cover the festival the past few years and was invited to do the same this year. Last night I attended the Jenni Konner creative keynote.  The event was moderated by Willa Paskin who is a TV critic for Slate. Konner is a writer and the co-showrunner of Girls. Below are some highlights from the interview....

2014 NYTVF: Carlton Cuse Keynote

2014 NYTVF: Carlton Cuse Keynote

Tweet This week is the 10th annual New York Television Festival. I’ve had the opportunity to cover the festival the past few years and was invited to do the same this year. The first event I attended was the Carlton Cuse keynote.  The event was moderated by Andy Borowitz. Cuse is a longtime TV writer and producer best known for his work on Lost. He is currently working on The Strain, and Bates ...

Episode 115: Jeremy Bobb

Episode 115: Jeremy Bobb

Tweet This episode of Conversations with Ross features Jeremy Bobb. Jeremy is an actor currently starring on The Knick. Jeremy and I discussed how he broke in, his worst audition experience, and if being a working actor is what he expected it to be. He also spoke about his role as Herman Barrow on The Knick. He detailed how the show came together, how Steven Soderbergh runs his set and interacts ...

Episode 114: Sam Shaw

Episode 114: Sam Shaw

Tweet This episode of Conversations with Ross features Sam Shaw. Sam is a writer and the creator of the WGN America show Manhattan. Sam talked about the show, running a writer’s room, and how the cast was assembled. He also spoke about how he broke in, his experience at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and his past job writing for Showtime’s Masters of Sex. I hope you listen to and e...

Episode 113: Aya Cash

Episode 113: Aya Cash

Tweet This episode of Conversations with Ross features Aya Cash. Aya is an actress currently starring on You’re the Worst. Aya and I discussed how she broke in, her worst audition experience, and why she chose New York over Los Angeles. She also spoke about her role as Gretchen on FX’s You’re the Worst, and some of her past jobs on Traffic Light, The Newsroom, and in The Wolf of...

Episode 112: Spencer Garrett

Episode 112: Spencer Garrett

Tweet This episode of Conversations with Ross features Spencer Garrett. Spencer is an actor currently starring on Satisfaction. Spencer and I discussed how he broke in, his worst audition experience, and his family’s background in show-business. He also spoke about his role as Victor O’Connell on Satisfaction and some of his past jobs on House of Cards, Mad Men, and in Transformers Re...

Episode 111: Alex Meneses

Episode 111: Alex Meneses

Tweet This episode of Conversations with Ross features Alex Meneses. Alex is an actress who has previously appeared on Everybody Loves Raymond, Friends, and Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman. She is currently appearing on The Goldbergs playing Sophia. Among the topics that Alex and I discussed are how she broke in, her worst audition experience, and how she transitioned from modeling to acting. She also ...