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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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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David Carr is a staple at the Vent Haven Convention as their stage manager for more than 20 years. David Joins Matt at the 2015 VHC to chat about how he (and his son) keeps things moving throughout the hectic 4-day event. Plus, David talks about going pro with his own ventriloquism. [ayssocial_buttons id=”1″]

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From the Vent Haven Convention, Matt sits down with retired Army Vet John Byrd and young musical ventriloquist Peter Dzubay. Two awesome and talented gentlemen share their journey in ventriloquism. [ayssocial_buttons id=”1″]  

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Legendary Puppeteer, theme park producer, and all-around showman John Hardman joins Matt in a revealing conversation. You’ll hear about a decades-long, self-made career unlike any other. And the best part? He did it all without business cards! That’s just one of the many tales from the incredible life of John Hardman. [ayssocial_buttons id=”1″]

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Filmmaker Bryan W. Simon joins Matt today to talk about the re-release of “I’m No Dummy” as a 2-disc set with bonus materials. Plus, they discuss the origins of the film, the very first feature-length documentary on vent. Bryan and his wife Marge will also be returning to Vent Haven this year for something very […]

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Vent Haven Executive Director Mark Wade appears to give his annual update on the ConVENTion. Included: Corrected times for the Jeff Dunham Lecture and what exactly happened with the hotels this year. If you have any lingering questions about Vent Haven, take a listen! We are a week away from the most exciting eVENT of […]

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Returning from Nashville, TN, as Talk For Two, Matt Bailey welcomes singing ventriloquist David Turner! Turner is an incredibly gifted ventriloquist and figure maker.Recorded in Turner’s beautiful home, Matt finds out what makes this truly unique entertainer tick. Along with building truly beautiful figures, David can sing like country music legends Johnny Cash and Willie Nelson. And […]

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Britain’s Got Talent finalist Steve Hewlett joins Matt for an awesome conversation about ventriloquism. Steve speaks of his early passion for the art. Hewlett also discusses the awesome things opportunities and people he has encountered during a career that began when he was just 22. [ayssocial_buttons id=”1″]

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