Month: January 2018

Episode 36 – Brandyn DeVante Armstrong

This episode features my conversation with Brandyn Devante Armstrong. Brandyn is an entrepreneur originally from East Cleveland. He is the creator and founder of the Studio Stick, the World’s first portable recording studio for smartphones and tablets. The Studio Stick has been featured on NBC, Yahoo News, CBS, and Steve Harvey’s Funderdome.

In this episode
Brandyn and I talk about things like:
-The realities of growing up in East Cleveland
-Neighborhood Pride
-Conquering difficulties and challenges in order to change the
narrative of his own life
-Why he became an entrepreneur
-How and why he created the Studio Stick
-How he wants to give back to his community

​*Learn more about this Studio Stick

Studio Stick Portable Recording

This episode brought to you by:
Cleveland Scene Magazine

All original music & audio production
Ken Wendt D.M.A

Outreach & Coordination
Cori Birce

Episode 36 – Brandyn DeVante Armstrong

This episode features my conversation with Brandyn Devante Armstrong. Brandyn is an entrepreneur originally from East Cleveland. He is the creator and founder of the Studio Stick, the World’s first portable recording studio for smartphones and tablets. The Studio Stick has been featured on NBC, Yahoo News, CBS, and Steve Harvey’s Funderdome.

In this episode
Brandyn and I talk about things like:
-The realities of growing up in East Cleveland
-Neighborhood Pride
-Conquering difficulties and challenges in order to change the
narrative of his own life
-Why he became an entrepreneur
-How and why he created the Studio Stick
-How he wants to give back to his community

​*Learn more about this Studio Stick

Studio Stick Portable Recording

This episode brought to you by:
Cleveland Scene Magazine

All original music & audio production
Ken Wendt D.M.A

Outreach & Coordination
Cori Birce

Episode 35 – Tony Madalone

Happy 2018! This is the first authentic audio pod episode of the New Year and it features a conversation with entrepreneur Tony Madalone. Tony is the owner of Fresh Brewed Tees & Tready Shoes. He was on the podcast back in 2017 for a conversation during his run for mayor of the City of Cleveland.

​Now, in 2018 after an unsuccessful but memorable bid for public office, Tony and I sat down for a vibrant and raw conversation at his Fresh Brewed Tees headquarters in Cleveland.

In this episode we talk about many things including:
Cuba Gooding Jr. and his karaoke skills.
Tony’s return to the private sector, his new projects & growing his brand.
Strategies and motivation for starting your own business and living your dream.
What it’s like to run for mayor (the good, bad and ugly).
The genius of Lavar Ball.
NBA Basketball, the Cleveland Cavaliers, and who the best player in world is.

More about Tony’s company FreshBrewedTees:
https://freshbrewedtees.com/

This episode brought to you by
Cleveland Scene Magazine

All original music & audio production
Ken Wendt D.M.A

Outreach & Coordination
Cori Birce

Graphic Design & Original Artwork
Alex Collier

Episode 35 – Tony Madalone

Happy 2018! This is the first authentic audio pod episode of the New Year and it features a conversation with entrepreneur Tony Madalone. Tony is the owner of Fresh Brewed Tees & Tready Shoes. He was on the podcast back in 2017 for a conversation during his run for mayor of the City of Cleveland.

​Now, in 2018 after an unsuccessful but memorable bid for public office, Tony and I sat down for a vibrant and raw conversation at his Fresh Brewed Tees headquarters in Cleveland.

In this episode we talk about many things including:
Cuba Gooding Jr. and his karaoke skills.
Tony’s return to the private sector, his new projects & growing his brand.
Strategies and motivation for starting your own business and living your dream.
What it’s like to run for mayor (the good, bad and ugly).
The genius of Lavar Ball.
NBA Basketball, the Cleveland Cavaliers, and who the best player in world is.

More about Tony’s company FreshBrewedTees:
https://freshbrewedtees.com/

This episode brought to you by
Cleveland Scene Magazine

All original music & audio production
Ken Wendt D.M.A

Outreach & Coordination
Cori Birce

Graphic Design & Original Artwork
Alex Collier