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Check out my interview with Jonah Keri

Check out my interview with Jonah Keri

Tweet If you’re a baseball fan check out my new podcast, Replacement Level. I recently had the chance to interview Jonah Keri from Grantland.  We discussed the baseball Hall of Fame, the “steroid era”, and what’s next with advanced metrics. We also hit on why some players get overvalued and undervalued throughout their careers, re-evaluated the accomplishments of several players who play...

Episode 69: Featuring Janet Varney

Episode 69: Featuring Janet Varney

Tweet This episode of Conversations with Ross features Janet Varney. Janet is an actress currently starring as the voice of Korra on Nickelodeon animated show, The Legend of Korra.  In this interview Janet talked about breaking in, pilot season, and her worst audition experience.  She also discussed if being a working actress is what she expected it to be, and how she managed to bypass so...

Episode 68: Featuring Sufe Bradshaw

Episode 68: Featuring Sufe Bradshaw

Tweet This episode of Conversations with Ross features Sufe Bradshaw. Sufe is an actress currently starring on HBO’s Veep. Sufe talked about breaking in, pilot season, and her worst audition experience.  She also discussed if being a working actress is what she expected it to be, and the best piece of acting advice she was ever given. Sufe offered up some good behind-the-scenes stories ...

Episode 67: Featuring Linden Ashby

Episode 67: Featuring Linden Ashby

Tweet This episode of Conversations with Ross features Linden Ashby. In addition to focusing on his role as Sheriff Stalinski on MTV’s Teen Wolf reboot, Linden gave an honest account of his life as a working actor. He talked about how show-business has changed in the thirty years he’s been around. He offered a behind-the-scenes look at some at some of his early work including Wyatt Ea...

Replacement Level Podcast up and running!

Replacement Level Podcast up and running!

Tweet For those of you enjoying the Conversations with Ross who might also be baseball fans, I want to introduce you to my newest podcast, Replacement Level. Replacement Level will feature interviews with players both active and retired, as well as various media members, and personalities from the around the game. There will be lots of talk on the Hall of Fame, advanced numbers, baseball myths, a...

Episode 66: Featuring Amanda Cryer

Episode 66: Featuring Amanda Cryer

Tweet This episode of Conversations with Ross features Amanda Cryer. Amanda is a producer currently working on the horror film Bloodloss.  Amanda discussed the real-life vampire scene she researched for the movie, and goes through the steps of making an indie film from script to screen. She also talked about her time as an actress, her worst audition experience, and some of the traps that young ...

Episode 65: Featuring Elaine Hendrix

Episode 65: Featuring Elaine Hendrix

Tweet This episode of Conversations with Ross features Elaine Hendrix. Elaine is an actress currently starring in the AOL web series Fetching, and the indie film General Education. Elaine talked about breaking in, pilot season, and her worst audition experience.  She also discussed her past life as a rap video girl, if being a working actress if what she expected it to be, and the best piece of ...

Episode 64: Featuring Sadie Alexandru

Episode 64: Featuring Sadie Alexandru

Tweet This episode of Conversations with Ross features Sadie Alexandru.  Sadie is an actress currently appearing as Scarlett on Mad Men. Sadie discussed auditioning for Matthew Weiner, her first day on set, and what’s it like to work with John Slattery, and Christina Hendricks.  She also discussed her worst audition experience, studying Meisner, and her role in the “indie nudie film...

Episode 63: Featuring Jane Espenson

Episode 63: Featuring Jane Espenson

Tweet This episode of Conversations with Ross features Jane Espenson.  Jane discussed the highs and lows of being a working television writer.  She talked about breaking in, her first experience in a writer’s room, pitching, and what mistakes she sees young writers make most often.  She talked about the responsibilities of an executive producer, good and bad shows to spec, and her pas...

Episode 62: Featuring Melissa Farman

Episode 62: Featuring Melissa Farman

Tweet This episode of Conversations with Ross features Melissa Farman.  Melissa spoke about  her role as Bristol Palin in the HBO film, Game Change. She discussed the challenges of playing a living person who is roughly the same age as her.  She talked about working with Julianne Moore, and Ed Harris, and what she learned from each of them.  Melissa also discussed  breaking in, her worst a...