Welcome to the Seth Markzon Podcast! Each episode will feature guests from all different backgrounds, industries, and cultures. They range from professionals in sports, entertainment, business, technology, medical, fashion, religion, and many other fields. Together we have productive conversations on relevant social topics, success, perspective and anything else that might be on their mind. The best part is that these are very unique people who want to share their stories and knowledge with you!
October 9th, 2018 | 1 hr 17 mins
This episode features Eugene Young. He is the Chief Content Officer at Levity Entertainment Group and used to be President of Ryan Seacrest Productions. Eugene has helped create shows like Keeping Up With The Kardashians, American Idol, America's Got Talent, Fear Factor, Deal or No Deal, Big Brother, and many more reality TV hits! In his early career he worked as a Journalist for CNN, NBC, CBS, and FOX. Eugene has a passion and a knack for creating great content. In this episode he discusses the process and what he loves about creating, selling, and producing successful reality tv. This is one of the most intriguing conversations I've ever had, enjoy!
July 25th, 2018 | 1 hr 9 mins
This episode features Laura Einsetler, a seasoned commercial pilot captain, author, and aviation expert. Laura has over 30 years of flying experience in various aircraft around the world. As an aviation and health enthusiast, she is passionate about sharing her knowledge and expertise. Her aim is to help educate and empower you, the passenger!
Laura has published a book called REMOVE BEFORE FLIGHT that provides insight to anything regarding the passenger experience. She has been interviewed on CNN and other various television shows as an aviation expert.
In this episode we talk about the following:
- safety, security, and procedures
- where to travel
- women in the industry
- california love
May 16th, 2018 | 53 mins 55 secs
This episode features Chuck Dalaklis, one of the industries leading talents in the alternative space. Chuck owned and ran DME and is the creative force behind some of televisions coolest and most successful shows. His credits include Cartoon Network's number-one rated live action stunt show "Dude, What Would Happen", CBS Networks' primetime special - Rob and Amber get married and over 200 episodes of USA Network's fully branded series' Ready for the Weekend and Before & Afternoon Movie. VH1, MTV, Travel Channel, Lifetime and TNT are just some of the additional networks for which Chuck has created and produced programming.
In this episode we dive deep into Chuck's background and all of his success in the entertainment industry. He shares stories that involve him interviewing David Cassidy, putting together a documentary for Puff Daddy, and much more. We also talk about important issues in the entertainment industry and how they currently effect the way he works. It's a very interesting segment of the conversation, not just because of the fact that these issues are very relevant; but also because Chuck is a gay male and has seen Hollywood culture take a major shift ever since he entered the business in the early 90's. Chuck has a great perspective on life, both professionally and personally. You absolutely don't want to miss out on this conversation.
May 2nd, 2018 | 1 hr 2 mins
This episode features Chris Wolf, medical doctor specializing in orthopedic spine surgery. Chris discusses in depth what it takes to become a doctor and why he chose spine. Along with talking about performing spine surgery, Chris shares his opinion on the future of medical science, robotics, stem cell progression, and much more.
Away from the surgery room, Chris enjoys traveling and adventure. In this episode he talks about hiking the base camp of Mt. Everest and going on an African safari. Lastly, Chris has taken up a new hobby that you will definitely want to hear about. Get ready, listen in, and enjoy!
April 12th, 2018 | 58 mins 27 secs
This episode features both Elizabeth Blake-Thomas and her daughter, Isabella Blake-Thomas. "Mother and Daughter team taking the world by storm." Elizabeth is a Hollywood director and has directed NINE feature films since 2016, one of which I'm in; it's called Sand Angels and will be coming out soon. Isabella is a Hollywood actress, singer, and song writer. Most recently she starred in Kepler's Dream and can also be recognized as 'Young Zelena' on ABC's prime time TV series "Once Upon A Time".
Elizabeth (born in Suffolk, England) moved Isabella (born in London, England) and herself to California when Isabella was 10 years old. They haven't looked back as they are both taking Hollywood by storm! Listen to this episode and find out what it really takes to become a professional director and actress in the world of entertainment. Enjoy!
April 3rd, 2018 | 59 mins 2 secs
This episode features Chris Fisher. Chris is a sports broadcaster based in Southern California and the official play-by-play announcer for USC men's basketball. Along with covering USC, Chris also does broadcast analyst work for the Pac-12 Network.
Though Chris' life has revolved around sports, his path to where he is now was not the easiest. At the age of seventeen, Chris was in a bad car accident that paralyzed him from the waist down. In our conversation he explains what that experience was like and how he stayed on his path to chase his dream of becoming a sports broadcaster.