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The John Huff Podcast
Your humble host sits down for inspiring conversations with cool people who are doing unconventional things, tell great stories, and have wisdom to share.
Jun 3, 2020
Episode #47: Starting Over With Jacquie Neville
Jacquie Neville is best known as the incredible frontperson for Canadian rock band The Balconies. The band broke up in 2018 after ten years of grinding it out on the road, which forced Jacquie to assess her life and begin creating a new identity – a process that led her to a new career, a family, and ultimately back to music as a solo artist. Join us for an insightful conversation about life in The Balconies, letting go, moving on, creating a new life, and rediscovering your artistic spirit. Oh, and a premonition about her future. Follow Jacquie at https://www.facebook.com/jacquienevillemusic/. Follow the show at https://www.john-huff.com/.
Apr 21, 2020
Episode #46: The Pump (End Season 1)
On this mini episode of the podcast, your humble host waxes semi-eloquent about Arnold and Franco, the “golden age” of bodybuilding, the pump, and breakfast. Oh, and what all of that has to do with taking a break from the show. Follow the show at https://www.john-huff.com/.
Apr 14, 2020
Episode #45: Solosode 7 - Who Will You Be(e)?
In the latest John Huff Podcast solosode, your humble host waxes semi-eloquent about follicular geology, history programming on television, using time in self-isolation to improve yourself, preparing for your next level, and drawing inspiration from Schitt’s Creek actors Annie Murphy and Jennifer Robertson. Oh, and the time a giant bee attacked his Apiculture professor. Follow the show at https://www.john-huff.com/.
Apr 7, 2020
Episode #44: Virtual Roadisode 1 With Ken and Deni
In the first John Huff Podcast virtual roadisode, your humble host “sits down” with bandmates Ken ‘The Zen’ Ross and Deni Gauthier to find out how they’re dealing with the current crisis. Topics include but are not limited to Deni’s experience of COVID-19, the odyssey of Ken’s records, Ghost’s Papa Emeritus IV, live shows on YouTube (featuring The War On Drugs and Brandi Carlile), live shows on Facebook (featuring Sarah Harmer and Jacquie Neville), Tiger King, and what’s changed. Oh, and mustaches. Follow Ken The Zen at https://kenthezen.com/. Follow Deni at https://www.deni.me/. Follow the show at https://www.john-huff.com/.
1 hr 4 min
Mar 31, 2020
Episode #43: Getting Real And Healthy With Tanya Marie Harris
A few years ago, Tanya Marie Harris mysteriously walked away from a growing career as a Nashville recording artist and mostly disappeared from public life. Recently she reappeared as a life coach, finally ready to share the story of how sick her touring and lifestyle habits made her, and how she changed her life for the better. Join us for a raw and inspiring conversation about nutrition, self-doubt, performance anxiety, trusting yourself, making big lifestyle changes, and paying attention to your body. Oh, and how to ruin a really nice purse. Follow Tania at https://www.rituallifeartistry.com/. Follow the show at https://www.john-huff.com/.
1 hr 4 min
Mar 24, 2020
Episode #42: Tania Thomas Returns to Talk COVID-19
As the world faces the COVID-19 pandemic, psychic medium Tania Thomas returns to give her thoughts on where it all might be going. Join us for a fascinating conversation about using positive energy, facing fear, tuning into the world beyond what we can see, and developing empathy for our fellow human beings. Oh, and toilet paper. Follow Tania at https://taniathomasthemedium.com/. Follow the show at https://www.john-huff.com/.
1 hr 2 min
Mar 17, 2020
Episode #41: Solosode 6 - Viral Times
From deep inside his self-isolation chamber, your humble host waxes semi-eloquent about the COVID-19 pandemic, seeing the good in people, fighter-turned-spiritual-teacher Geoff Thompson, and uplifting things including the work of Marc Maron and Maria Bamford. Oh, and the horrendous appeal of Dr. Pimple Popper. Follow the show at https://www.john-huff.com/.
Mar 3, 2020
Episode #40: Solosode 5 - Country Confessions
On the latest John Huff Podcast solosode, your humble host makes a startling confession about country music, and waxes semi-eloquent about Arsenal Football Club and Toronto FC, Bonds of Mara, resistance, recovering yourself, and Woodstock. Oh, and coffee whisky. Follow the show at https://www.john-huff.com/.
Feb 25, 2020
Episode #39: Solosode 4 - Five Things
In the latest John Huff Podcast solosode, your humble host waxes semi-eloquent about food poisoning, new music by Sarah Harmer and Archers of Loaf, permission, Drumeogab and the Drumeo Festival, and Tom Papa. Oh, and what happens when you buy a Trump hat. Follow the show at https://www.john-huff.com/.
Feb 11, 2020
Episode #38: Speaking Your Truth With Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is a celebrated singer/songwriter who has built a dedicated following with her powerful voice, uplifting songs, and incredible work ethic. Sarah has lived the rock and roll experience with its highs, lows, and excesses, both as a solo artist and as a member of touring rock band The Joys. She has also made a point of being open about her history with substance abuse. Join us for an inspiring conversation about starting over, addiction, anger, learning to live a better life, and being completely honest personally and musically. Oh, and getting her mom off peanut butter. Follow Sarah at https://www.sarahsmithmusic.com/. Follow the show at https://www.john-huff.com/.
1 hr 5 min
Feb 4, 2020
Episode #37: Roadisode 6 With Ken The Zen
The latest John Huff Podcast roadisode takes us to a hotel room in sunny Texas, where your humble host sits down to sample a bottle of red and enjoy a fun conversation with bandmate Ken “The Zen” Ross. Topics include but are not limited to Pearl Jam, the XFL, Renegades vs. Battlehawks, watching your team win things, baseball and the “bat flip,” American owners of English Premier League teams, rock band intro music, Alice Cooper, and sitting down at rock shows. Oh, and our 2020 Super Bowl predictions. Follow Ken The Zen at https://kenthezen.com/. Follow the show at https://www.john-huff.com/.
1 hr 16 min
Jan 28, 2020
Episode #36: Twisting Fate With Dr. Nadia Azar
Dr. Nadia Azar is an Associate Professor of Kineseology at the University of Windsor in Windsor, Canada. A life-long rock music fan, Dr. Azar has combined her passions for music and research in the unique Drummer Lab research facility, where she studies the mechanics of drumming and their impact on the human body. So far, her research has led her to work with high profile drummers including Barry Kerch of Shinedown and Todd Sucherman of Styx among many others. Join us for a compelling conversation about drummers as athletes, avoiding injuries, following her academic intuition, and taking a chance on an unexpected career path. Oh, and how one tweet opened up her entire research focus. Follow Nadia at: Facebook Instagram Follow the show at https://www.john-huff.com/.
Jan 16, 2020
Episode #35: Solosode 3 - Farewell to a King
On the latest John Huff Podcast solosode, your humble host waxes semi-eloquent about the comedown that can follow an act of courage, the late Neil Peart and his fabulous book Ghost Rider, and the music of his youth (including Rez Band and Queensrÿche). Oh, and the magic of movement. Follow the show at https://www.john-huff.com/.
Jan 8, 2020
Episode #34: Solosode 2 - Back In The Saddle
On the second John Huff Podcast solosode, your humble host once again goes one-on-one with the mic, offering thoughts on creative resistance, the January crowd at the gym, re-framing questions, and opportunity as illustrated by the appointment of Arsenal FC manager Mikel Arteta. Oh, and a Christmas advertising pet peeve. Follow the show at https://www.john-huff.com/.
Jan 2, 2020
Episode #33: Solosode 1 - Put Yourself Out There
On the first John Huff Podcast solosode, your humble host opens up about his catchphrase, “Good things happen when you put yourself out there.” Tune in to learn about my struggles with self-doubt and mindset, and how stepping into fear has changed my life, creating countless incredible and unexpected experiences in music, blogging, and now podcasting. A dose of honesty and inspiration to kick off the new decade! Follow the show at https://www.john-huff.com/.
Dec 26, 2019
Episode #32: Roadisode 5 With Ken The Zen and Deni Gauthier
In the latest John Huff Podcast roadisode, your humble host sits down in a Fort Erie, Ontario hotel room to enjoy an exotic bottle and conversation with bandmates Ken “The Zen” Ross and Deni Gauthier. Topics include but are not limited to Deni’s new single, musical memories (featuring Honeymoon Suite, Cheap Trick, The 77s, and more), A Vocal Coach Reacts To …, 2019, Family Guy, More Cowbell, The Tao of Willie, and the return of the Three Big Questions. Oh, and Dudeism. Follow Ken The Zen at https://kenthezen.com/. Follow Deni Gauthier at https://www.deni.me/. Follow the show at https://www.john-huff.com/.
1 hr 18 min
Dec 19, 2019
Episode #31: Seeing The World With Monique Stellenberg
Your humble host met Monique Stellenberg in the departures lounge at Toronto Pearson Airport in 2018. She was working at an airport bar and revealed that she was quitting her job the next week to travel around the world. The result of that decision was a nine-month odyssey that took Monique everywhere from Spain to South Africa, with many compelling stops along the way. Join us for an inspiring conversation about having courage, trusting yourself, travelling solo, and learning about yourself through challenge. Oh, and the martyrdom of Santa. Follow Monique on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/_findingmonique2_/. Follow the show at https://www.john-huff.com/.
1 hr 15 min
Dec 10, 2019
Episode #30: Still Climbing With Lynne Hanson
Lynne Hanson is a popular singer/songwriter whose new album, Just Words, will be released in February of 2020. Lynne has built a large and loyal following in Canada and Europe through her “porch music with a little red dirt.” She has been described as Canada’s own queen of Americana, singing songs about life and love with a touch of blues, a touch of roots, and a lot of heart. Join us for a fun conversation about her new album, the practice of creativity, the music business, art, sobriety, and murder ballads. Oh, and climbing on things. Follow Lynne at https://www.lynnehanson.com/. Follow the show at https://www.john-huff.com/.
1 hr 7 min
Nov 28, 2019
Episode #29: Doing The Work With Brandon Rhiness
Brandon Rhiness is a prolific screenwriter, director, and comic book creator based in Edmonton, Canada. Brandon has built his long list of credits by ignoring notions of glamour and getting down to the serious work of writing. His work ethic has created dozens of produced scripts, including the full length feature films Hot Box and Cor Values. Join us for a fascinating conversation about writing screenplays, working like a pro, the business of art, and trusting your creative gifts. Oh, and Chainsaw Reindeer. Follow Brandon at https://www.facebook.com/brandonrhinesswriter/. Follow the show at https://www.john-huff.com/.
1 hr 13 min
Nov 19, 2019
Episode #28: Standing Up With Nikki Bon
Nikki Bon is a Los Angeles-based comedian and co-host of the Getting To Know You Podcast. Nikki moved to Los Angeles from Toronto to become an actor but a funny thing happened along the way: a set of synchronicities put her on the stand-up stage and entirely changed her focus and direction. Join us for a fascinating conversation about how Nikki developed her comedic voice, her Voicemail Lip-Sync and Insta Girl projects, and how comedy culture compares to music culture. Oh, and a traumatic experience on America’s Got Talent. Follow Nikki at https://www.nikkibon.com/. Follow the show at https://www.john-huff.com/.
1 hr 2 min
Nov 12, 2019
Episode #27: Flailing And Leaping With Sarah K
Sarah K is the dancing, jumping, hair-flinging, stand-up drummer from the Toronto-based juke joint blues duo Catl. While Sarah initially joined the band a decade ago as a keyboard player, personnel changes eventually left her with drum sticks in her hands and a touring career that she didn’t expect. Join us for a fascinating conversation about playing in Europe, her unique drum set-up and playing style, and her thoughts on taking life as it comes. Oh, and murder showers. Follow Catl at: https://catltheband.com/. Follow the show at: https://www.john-huff.com/.
1 hr 6 min
Nov 5, 2019
Episode #26: Making It Happen With Rakefet Abergel
Rakefet Abergel is a Los Angeles-based actor, writer, and filmmaker who created the multiple award-winning short films Jax In Love and Boo. She has also appeared in television shows and movies including New Girl, My Name Is Earl, iCarly, Superbad, Just Go With It, and others. Rakefet began making films as a way to start playing the kinds of roles she wanted in Hollywood. Join us for a fascinating and inspiring conversation about working as an actor, writing films, taking on creative challenges, committing to a dream, and creating your own path. Oh, and auditioning opposite Seth Rogen. Follow Rakefet at https://www.facebook.com/rakefetabergel/. Follow the show at https://www.john-huff.com/.
1 hr 18 min
Oct 24, 2019
Episode #25: Roadisode 4 With Ken The Zen and Deni Gauthier
In the latest John Huff Podcast roadisode, your humble host sits down in a Fürth, Germany hotel room to sample a bottle of wine and enjoy a fun conversation with bandmates Deni Gauthier and Ken “The Zen” Ross. Topics include but are not limited to restaurant fires; faith, hope, love; cougars; the power of thoughts, The War on Drugs; Ghost; Kane Roberts; and Party Boy. Oh, and Jedi training. Follow Deni at https://www.deni.me/. Follow Ken at https://kenthezen.com/. Follow the show at https://www.john-huff.com/.
1 hr 18 min
Oct 4, 2019
Episode #24: Roadisode 3 With Ken The Zen and Deni Gauthier
In the latest John Huff Podcast roadisode, your humble host sits down in a Gladbeck, Germany hotel room to sample a bottle of wine and enjoy a fun conversation with bandmates Deni Gauthier and Ken “The Zen” Ross. Topics include but are not limited to awful band houses, Beatles solo records, Bill Burr, terrifying seafood, wedding proposal stories, surrender and faith, and Lady Caroline’s palm readings. Oh, and Steel Panther. Follow Deni at https://www.deni.me/. Follow Ken at https://kenthezen.com/. Follow the show at https://www.john-huff.com/.
1 hr 24 min
Sep 25, 2019
Episode #23: Making Big Changes With Al 'The Yeti' Bones
Al ‘The Yeti’ Bones is the driving force behind heavy stoner rock band Gypsy Chief Goliath. He is also a writer and podcaster, and has enjoyed a long and colourful career in the music business. About a year ago, The Yeti decided to make some big changes to his life, beginning with getting into his best-ever shape by age 40. Join us for an inspiring conversation about losing close to a hundred pounds on the Keto diet, physical and mental health, discipline, purpose, and catalysts for change. Oh, and his new book about making a career in music. Follow Al 'The Yeti' Bones via Gypsy Chief Goliath at https://www.facebook.com/GypsyChiefGoliath/ or on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/alyetibones/. Follow the show at https://www.john-huff.com/.
1 hr 1 min
Sep 17, 2019
Episode #22: Awakening With Katie McClelland
Katie McClelland is a yoga teacher, speaker, entrepreneur, and founder of De La Sol Yoga Studios in the Hamilton, Ontario region. Katie’s life is a fascinating and ultimately inspiring story about anxiety, depression, drug abuse, and recovery. She is candid about the circumstances that led her to drug dependency, and about the insidious nature of her addiction. As she has uncovered her true self – with help from yoga and from the people who never gave up on her – she has become a mentor for others who want to improve their lives and realize their full potential. Join us for a powerful conversation about yoga, mindfulness, hitting rock bottom, asking better questions, living a healthier life, discovering who you are, and self-love. Oh, and pizza (with an incredible twist!). Follow Katie at https://katiemcclelland.com/. Follow the show at https://www.john-huff.com/.
1 hr 24 min
Sep 10, 2019
Episode #21: Guiding The Way With Emily Dolan Davies
Emily Dolan Davies is a UK-based drummer who has toured and recorded with artists including Kim Wilde, The Darkness, Howard Jones, and Brian Ferry. She is also the host of A Drummer’s Guide To – a YouTube series and podcast dedicated to practical tips on music and life for aspiring pro musicians. Join us for an inspiring conversation about Emily’s early days in drumming, her setbacks, launching her YouTube series, creating her home recording studio and business, giving back, and her incredibly difficult decision to step away from an awesome gig and forge her own path. Oh, and our shared love of Arsenal Football Club. Follow Emily at: http://www.emilydolandavies.com/ https://www.emilydrums.com/ Follow the show at https://www.john-huff.com/.
1 hr 33 min
Sep 3, 2019
Episode #20: Roadisode 2 With Ken The Zen and Deni Gauthier
In the latest John Huff Podcast roadisode, your humble host sits down in a Timmins, Ontario hotel room to sample a bottle of wine and enjoy a fun conversation with bandmates Deni Gauthier and Ken “The Zen” Ross. Topics include but are not limited to sports injuries and surgery, Christian Contemporary Music of the 1980s, The Beatles vs. The Beach Boys, Tesla, Ken getting kicked out of church, musical guilty pleasures, our current favourite stand-up comics, Tom Waits, Alice Cooper, dealing with criticism, and escaping from hospitals to play CD release shows. Oh, and Deni Gauthier’s infamous moose call. Follow Deni at https://www.deni.me/. Follow Ken at https://kenthezen.com/. Follow the show at https://www.john-huff.com/.
1 hr 47 min
Aug 27, 2019
Episode #19: Loving The Process With Chris Banks
Chris Banks is an award winning and critically acclaimed poet whose fifth collection, Midlife Action Figure, will be published in September. While he has been a publishing poet for many years, a recent low point in his life was the catalyst for a renewed commitment to his craft, which inspired an explosion of output that took him to a new creative level. Join us for an inspiring conversation about valuing process over praise, doing the work, art as therapy, mental health, and 1980s arcade culture. Oh, and the time Douglas Coupland bought his shirt. Follow Chris at https://chrisbankspoetry.com/. Follow the show at https://www.john-huff.com/.
1 hr 20 min
Aug 20, 2019
Episode #18: Keep Pushing With Danny Miles
Danny Miles is best known as the drummer for popular Canadian rock band July Talk. He also drums in the side project Tongue Helmet and is an avid bird photographer whose prints are available via the Drummers Who Love Birds website. Like so many people operating at high levels in every field, Danny is committed to his craft, be it drumming or photography. Join us for a fascinating conversation about his early days in music, the origins of July Talk and Tongue Helmet, touring, self-doubt, photography, and learning from other artists. Oh, and hanging out with The Edge. Follow Danny at https://www.drummerswholovebirds.com/. Follow July Talk at https://www.julytalk.com/. Follow Tongue Helmet at https://tonguehelmet.bandcamp.com/. Follow the show at https://www.john-huff.com/.
1 hr 23 min
Aug 13, 2019
Episode #17: Following Your Heart With Nancy Quinn
Nancy Quinn is the owner of Seaside Books – a used book store in Summerside, Prince Edward Island. There is something magical about Seaside Books and its charming proprietor. Join us for a fun and inspiring conversation about her unexpected journey to buying the store, synchronicity, intuition, the stories used books can tell, what happens when someone “loves on” a book, celebrity sightings, and taking a chance on your dream. Oh, and your humble host’s writer’s block. For the record, the Tibor Fischer novel referenced in the episode is The Collector Collector, and it’s great. Follow Seaside Books at https://twitter.com/itsanancything. Follow the show at https://www.john-huff.com/.
1 hr 41 min
Aug 6, 2019
Episode #16: Roadisode 1 With Ken The Zen
In the very first John Huff Podcast “Roadisode”, your humble host sits down in a Prince Edward Island hotel room with tourmate Ken “The Zen” Ross to sample a bottle of wine and enjoy an entertaining conversation. Topics include but are far from limited to Alice Cooper, KISS, Star Wars, Batman, Honeymoon Suite, Tommyrot, Hiroshima Hearts, The Joys, our favourite live albums, the first records we ever purchased, the music of our youth, and Sarah Smith (who makes a memorable cameo toward the end of the episode). Oh, and our haunted accommodations …. Follow Ken The Zen at www.kenthezen.com. Follow the show at www.john-huff.com.
1 hr 30 min
Jul 30, 2019
Episode #15: Going Hollywood With Tyler Jon Olson
Tyler Jon Olson is a Hollywood actor whose growing list of credits includes Gotti, Escape Plan: The Extractors, Heist, Prison Break, and The Big Bang Theory. While he now considers himself a full-time working actor, it took the better part of two decades for Tyler to establish himself in Hollywood. Join us for a fascinating conversation about taking your shot, respecting the craft, paying dues, and chasing artistic fulfillment over fame. Oh, and being murdered by Mel Gibson. Learn more about Tyler at https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1476806/mediaindex?refine=publicity&ref_=nm_ov_resph. Follow the show at www.john-huff.com.
1 hr 23 min
Jul 23, 2019
Episode #14: Tuning Into the Other Side With Tania Thomas
Tania Thomas talks to dead people. As a medium, author, and speaker, she helps her clients and audiences connect with their loved ones who have passed over, delivering stunningly accurate and relevant messages from the other side. While Tania has always had her ability, she hasn’t always embraced it. Her story is one of struggle against, resistance to, and ultimately acceptance of her gift. Join us for a fascinating conversation about intuition, spirituality, energy, life after death, and how much it hurts to deny who you really are. Oh, and George Carlin. Follow Tania at https://taniathomasthemedium.com. Follow the show at https://www.john-huff.com.
1 hr 39 min
Jul 16, 2019
Episode #13: Rock Stardom and Reinvention With Dave Benedict
Dave Benedict is best known as the bass player for Canadian rock band Default. The band has been a staple on Canadian and international radio since their first smash hit, Wasting My Time, debuted in 2001. A string of big songs followed over the next few years, along with a Juno award and arena tours with Nickelback, Hinder, and other big names of the era. But what goes up, as they say, must come down. Eventually the band dropped out of the spotlight and Dave was forced to reinvent himself. He decided to go back to school and eventually became a graphic designer, photographer, videographer, and entrepreneur. He also recently returned to the music scene not just with Default, but with a supergroup of sorts called Bonds of Mara. Join us for a fascinating conversation about Dave's path in music, Default’s glory years, identity, gratitude, and keeping it all in perspective. Oh, and meeting Mick Jagger. Follow Dave at: https://www.facebook.com/BondsOfMara/ http://defaultband.com/ ht…
1 hr 7 min
Jul 9, 2019
Episode #12: Creating a Global Community With Andrew Mangan
Andrew Mangan is the founder of the Arseblog – one of the largest and most prominent online communities dedicated to Arsenal Football Club. What began in 2002 as a site where Andrew could practice his web design skills has grown into a global presence with daily blog posts, news updates, podcasts, and regular traffic that numbers in the millions of visitors and downloads. Arseblog has also become Andrew’s full-time job. Join us for a cool conversation about following your passions, taking risks, using the Internet and social media for positive purposes, and creating a massive following online. Oh, and Rick Dees. Follow the Arseblog at https://arseblog.com/. Follow the show at www.john-huff.com.
Jul 2, 2019
Episode #11: Doing The Hustle With Sarah Tomek
Sarah Tomek is one of the top drummers in the very competitive Nashville music scene. She is best known for playing with Maggie Rose, Loving Mary, and someone called Steven Tyler. She was also a guest drummer on Late Night With Seth Meyers. Sarah’s had an inspiring journey, rising from the New York club scene to play with some of the biggest names in the business. Along the way, she’s stuck to her guns and the hustle, constantly working to improve, take the next step, and build a career doing what she loves. Join us for an inspiring conversation about paying your dues, taking your opportunities, keeping the faith, and chasing the dream. Oh, and driving Steven Tyler’s Rolls Royce. Follow Sarah at https://sarahtomekdrums.com/. Follow the show at https://www.john-huff.com/.
Jun 25, 2019
Episode #10: Writing Hard Truths With Mary Jennifer Payne
Mary Jennifer Payne is the author of five young adult novels including the contemporary fantasy trilogy, the Daughters of Light. She also teaches in a challenging area of Toronto – an experience that has shaped and informed her writing about social justice, families, and overcoming difficult circumstances. Her most recent fiction also tackles climate change and its implications for current and future generations. Mary’s books tell the stories of strong young people whose resilience inspires her readers. While she is a sensitive writer, she doesn’t sugarcoat the issues, putting faith in her audience to understand, engage with, and ultimately make positive change in their world. Join us for a deep conversation about writing, political activism, living in different parts of the world, and a non-fiction book she’s writing about medicine and pharmaceuticals. Oh, and Oprah. Fun fact: The Hiroshima Hearts song “One Shadow” was written with and about Mary Jennifer Payne. Follo…
1 hr 29 min
Jun 18, 2019
Episode #9: Staying The Course With Sarah MacDougall
Sarah MacDougall is a gifted and critically acclaimed singer/songwriter who released her fourth album, All The Hours I Have Left To Tell You Anything, in the fall of 2018. She also recently collaborated with storyteller Ivan Coyote on the multimedia stage production Trader Time. Join us for a fun conversation about making music, touring in Europe and the United States, living in Sweden and the Yukon, and a particularly unfortunate band name. Oh, and whether her kitchen appliances are plotting to kill her. Follow Sarah at http://www.sarahmacdougall.com/. Follow the show at https://www.john-huff.com/.
1 hr 29 min
Jun 6, 2019
Episode #8: Living Fit With Megan Johnson McCullough
Megan Johnson McCullough is a personal trainer, fitness model, and natural bodybuilder based in Oceanside, California. She’s also the owner of the Every BODY’s Fit personal training studio, and has gathered a substantial social media following thanks to her relevant and practical posts about training, nutrition, and health. Join us for an educational conversation about training for a figure competition, developing smart habits, and creating a sustainable, healthy lifestyle. Oh, and pugs. Follow Megan for fitness and health advice on Instagram. Learn more about Every BODY's Fit at https://everybodysfitoceanside.com. Follow the show at www.john-huff.com.
May 28, 2019
Episode #7: Business and Passion With Jordan Gauthier
Jordan Gauthier is the founder of YC Drum Company – a custom drum company that is quickly growing in scale and reputation. He is also a touring drum tech for prominent bands including July Talk, Arkells, and others. YC Drum Company began as an experiment in Jordan’s parents’ garage. It has grown into a full-time business with two locations for kit building and gear rental. At just 25 years old, Jordan is a very mature, humble, and successful entrepreneur. His drums are played by a variety of very high profile Canadian drummers. Join us for an inspiring conversation about following your passion, serving others, gratitude, building a business, and what life is like for road crews. Oh, and baseball. Follow Jordan at www.ycdrumcompany.com. Follow the show at www.john-huff.com.
1 hr 10 min
May 21, 2019
Episode #6: Building Your Own Thing With Seamus Evely
Seamus Evely was originally the host of the DrumGAB podcast – a show he built from nothing into one of the most popular and respected drumming podcasts on the Internet. In fact, it was popular and respected enough to earn him a collaboration with online learning platform Drumeo to turn DrumGAB into DrumeoGAB and open up a whole new world of possibilities. Join us for an inspiring conversation about podcasting, paying attention to nudges, trusting your gut, taking a chance, and creating something that is uniquely your own. Oh, and Carolina Reapers. (Editor’s note: the Carolina Reapers story referenced in this episode can be found in Episode #1: Turning Pain Into Power With FenyxFyre). Follow DrumeoGAB at https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/drumeo-gab-podcast/id1189424485. Follow the show at www.john-huff.com.
1 hr 43 min
May 13, 2019
Episode #5: Learning to Trust With Bethany Butzer, PhD
Bethany Butzer is a lecturer in the psychology department at the University of New York in Prague, Czech Republic. She is also the author of The Antidepressant Antidote: Five Steps to Get Off Antidepressants Safely and Effectively. Her TED Talk, “Stop Trying So Hard: Achieve More By Doing Less" has been viewed over 750,000 times on YouTube. While Bethany is an academic, she is also fascinated by spirituality and metaphysics. Her work marries two sides of the existential whole – intellect and spirit – and is focused on answering the big questions about happiness and fulfillment. Her own struggles with anxiety and burnout have been a catalyst for those explorations. Join us for a compelling conversation about being authentic, taking risks, living in Europe, and learning to have faith. Oh, and Czech hippies. Follow Bethany at www.bethanybutzer.com. Follow the show at www.john-huff.com.
1 hr 5 min
May 7, 2019
Episode #4: Keep Moving With Jason Tait
Jason Tait is best known as the drummer for Bahamas and The Weakerthans. His career has taken him around the world, playing everywhere from living rooms to tiny clubs to iconic venues like the Sydney Opera House. He is a tasteful and understated player who, it turns out, is also a talented composer. Join us for a great conversation about road life, home life, synchronicity, patience, and taking creative chances. Oh, and cooking. Follow Jason on Instagram. Follow the show at https://www.john-huff.com/.
Apr 30, 2019
Episode #3: Just Doing it With Deni Gauthier
Deni Gauthier is a singer/songwriter, artist, producer, and entrepreneur. While his songs tend to be beautiful hymns about love and life, his approach to work is anything but gentle. He is a great example of what's possible if you're will to take good advice and put in the effort. Join us for a cool conversation about music, business, humility, perspective, confidence, and going for it. Oh, and absinthe. Follow Deni at www.deni.me. Follow the show at www.john-huff.com.
Apr 23, 2019
Episode #2: Thriving in Two Careers With Kurt Dahl
Kurt Dahl is best known as the drummer for touring rock band One Bad Son. He is also a successful entertainment lawyer who has turned his passion for music into two thriving careers. Join us for a fun and inspiring conversation about making it in the music business, supporting art with a more traditional job, balancing career and family, and being grateful for it all. Oh, and what it's like to tour in support of legends like Sebastian Bach and Def Leppard. Follow Kurt: Web | One Bad Son Follow The John Huff Podcast Web | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter
Apr 12, 2019
Episode #1: Turning Pain Into Power with FenyxFyre
FenyxFyre is a thrillshow performer who holds more Guinness world records than he can remember. Dubbed the "Innovator of Insanity" by his industry, he stuns and often horrifies audiences with stunts involving fire, staples, razor blades, and his own personal fear factor: water. But what most people don't know about FenyxFyre is that the physical pain he endures is driven by the emotional pain he has suffered. Join us for a deep and intense conversation about mental health, abuse, trauma, religious cults, and finding your personal power on the edge of your limits. Oh, and what it feels like to have people staple the world's hottest peppers to your tongue. Follow FenyxFyre: Web | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter Follow The John Huff Podcast: Web | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter
1 hr 11 min