Today, Matt Bailey AND Chris Ortiz take you back to Las Vegas by presenting their interview with the one and only Terry Fator, along with his beautiful and equally successful wife, Angie. Before they throw it to the interview, Matt and Chris discuss their time at the Terry Fator Theatre in Las Vegas, interning and […]

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CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO EPISODE Iconic ventriloquist and creative genius Ronn Lucas sits down with Matt Bailey live on stage at the 2016 KAX conference in Oxnard, CA. Take a look at Lucas’ incredible career on stage, in television, and cruise ships around the world. Plus, you’ll hear exactly what makes his work […]

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Three-time Emmy-winning comedy writer Gene Perret and his daughter Linda look back at some of television sitcoms’ most iconic shows. Mr. Perret has written for everything from “The Carol Burnett Show” to “All in the Family.” Ms. Perret began her career writing for Bob Hope, and continues to write for stand up comics. Matt, Gene, […]

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Pulitzer Prize-nominated critic Ken Tucker sits down with Matt to discuss the current entertainment media landscape. The current critic-at-large for Yahoo! News Television provides his unique take on television and entertainment today, as well as his appreciation for ventriloquism. From ABC’s “Nashville” to the Republican Debates, Ken Tucker covers it all on today’s “Talk For […]

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Ventriloquist and figuremaker Jerry Layne joins us with stories from his six-decade career in show business. He truly is one of the most fascinating guests we have ever had! You’ll hear how he went from working for Match Game to working full-time as ventriloquist. Plus, Layne responds to a controversial comments made on this show […]

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The hundredth episode is finally here, with a guest that truly fits such a milestone. Mr. Jimmy Nelson came to fame in the mid-20th century with his characters Danny O’Day and Farfel thanks to a stint as Nestle’s Quick spokesman that lasted for a decade. Now in retirement, Mr. Nelson looks back at his incredible […]

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Mystery Science Theater 3000 creator Joel Hodgson sits down with Matt for a completely unique discussion. Hodgson delves into great detail about his passion for ventriloquism. You’ll hear how vent and his fascination with figures sparked his now legendary imagination. Plus, you’ll also hear the story of the vent mask. And of course, a conversation […]

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Two creative geniuses sit down with Matt to kick off an entire week of “Talk For Two.” Steve Axtell is the owner of one of the largest puppet companies in the world. Terry Fator has one of the biggest contracts in Las Vegas history to perform his ventriloquism and impressions at Mirage Hotel & Casino. […]

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Michele LaFong, host of Las Vegas Backstage Talk, joins Matt to discuss her mentor, Señor Wences. LaFong doesn’t hold back, talking about everything from why Wences didn’t trust other ventriloquists, to a continuing controversy with his estate. Plus, Michele gives Matt her feelings about originality in ventriloquism today. Listen in for a truly unfiltered discussion […]

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Dennis Daniels and Harold Crocker share their inspiring stories in this this episode recorded at the 2015 Vent Haven Convention. As an educator, Dennis uses vent in an incredibly noble way. Harold Crocker never went full time, but is loved by ventriloquists everywhere for his storied career, which includes performing for JFK. [ayssocial_buttons id=”1″]

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