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Let's Talk with Brian Bielanski

39 EpisodesProduced by Brian BielanskiWebsite

"Let's Talk" -- it's the podcast where I talk with interesting people about interesting things. News, politics, entertainment, sports, tech, science, medicine/health, business development, inspiring stories, good causes, social justice... Let’s Talk. If you would like to be a guest on the Let's Talk… read more

39 Episodes | 2020 - 2021

"Next Chance You" Author Brittany Wagner

November 22nd, 2021


My guest on episode 38 of "Let's Talk" is Brittany Wagner -- she was featured on the Netflix docu-series -- Last Chance U, which followed top-ranked …

"Here We Go Loop De Loop" Author William Jack Sibley

November 17th, 2021


Our guest this week is William Jack Sibley author of "Here We Go Loop De Loop" -- Sibley is a fifth generation Texas rancher, an award-winning author and a versatile writer whose work has spanned from the likes of …

The Life of Harry Guggenheim with Dirk Smillie

November 8th, 2021


My guest on Episode 36 of Let's Talk is Harry Guggenheim biographer Dirk Smillie -- He's written "The Business of Tomorrow: The Visionary Life of Harry Guggenheim: From Aviation and Rocketry to the Creation of an Art …

The Encanto -- Arthur Swan

November 2nd, 2021


My guest on episode 35 of Let's Talk is Arthur Swan -- a Los Angeles-based award-winning novelist and Character Supervisor for Dreamworks (he’s …

Troubles in Lebanon

October 25th, 2021


Our guest on episode 34 of "Let's Talk" is Dr. Hicham Bou Nassif… he’s a professor of government at Claremont McKenna College and an expert in Middle …

The 2021 Political Landscape -- What's at Stake

October 18th, 2021


Our guest on Episode 33 of Let's Talk is Occidental College professor Dr. Caroline Heldman. We talked about the political landscape that we are …

From Toys to Computer Chips -- The Supply Chain Problem

October 11th, 2021


There's a big supply chain problem in the US. Dozens of ships are parked off the west coast waiting to offload their cargo and get products to the American people. Why is there a traffic jam and what can be done to fix …

From 9-11 to an Insurrection

October 7th, 2021


On episode 31 of Let's Talk we chat with Loyola Marymount Professor Dr. Michael Genovese about the state of America's political landscape. This …

California Recall Special

September 13th, 2021


Episode 30 of the Let's Talk Podcast is a deep dive into the California Recall on the weekend before the final vote. I talk with a pane of expert …

The Mindset of Social Media with Warner Trejo

March 29th, 2021


In Episode 29 I talk with financial expert and social media guru Warner Trejo.

Warner hosts the STAY IN THE BIG podcast -- a podcast created to provide a platform and a community of leaders, athletes, entrepreneurs and …

Exploring with Jess Phoenix - Ep. 28

March 1st, 2021


On this episode of Let's Talk -- I talk with scientist, explorer, TV host, and former political candidate Jess Phoenix.

She’s Executive Director and …

Laughter Just Might Be the Best Medicine - Ep. 27

January 19th, 2021


Our guests this episode are twin sisters who know how to have a good time. Sarah Routman and Rachael Siegelman use laughter as a tool to help people …

New Year 2021 in New Zealand with Ernest Kung - Ep. 26

January 4th, 2021


As we enter 2021 different parts of the world are having vast different results in the fight against COVID-19.  In this episode we talk with former …

Stimulus, Pardons, Runoffs, and Transitions, Oh My! Episode 25

December 28th, 2020


Dr. Jack Pitney returns for our final episode of 2021. This week we talk about presidential pardons, the runoff elections in Georgia, the stimulus …

Vaccines and Restaurant Closures - Episode 24

December 14th, 2020


On this episode of Let's Talk I'm joined by Dr. Marc Kerner. He and I co-host the Dr. Marc and Brian Podcast where we talk about health care and …

Talking Baseball with Jake Reiner - Episode 23

December 3rd, 2020


Jake Reiner is the host of a brand new podcast -- Meeting on the Mound -- It’s focus -- all things baseball. Whether it’s on the field, in the history books, or on the big screen, Jake Reiner shares stories from his …

Dirty Dancing Songwriters Franke Previte & John DeNicola Episode 22

November 23rd, 2020


On Episode 22 of Let's Talk, I chat with Franke Previte and John DeNicola -- the oscar winning and golden globe winning duo who wrote two of the most …

Talking Music with Singer/Songwriter Alan Chapell - Episode 21

November 16th, 2020


Today we talk with singer/songwriter and Attorney Alan Chapell

Growing up on the multi-ethnic streets of Stamford, Connecticut, Alan Chapell was …

Talking the Election of Joe Biden With Michael Genovese - Episode 20

November 9th, 2020


On this episode of Let's Talk -- we talk with Loyola Marymount University professor Dr. Michael Genovese about the election of Joe Biden as the next …

Election Day Pre-game Show with Caroline Heldman

November 2nd, 2020


Episode 19 - This episode of Let's Talk is with Occidental College Professor Caroline Heldman. She joins us to talk about the election and what could …

Supreme Court Update with Kimberly West-Faulcon

October 26th, 2020


This week my guest on Let's Talk is Loyola Law Professor Kimberly West-Faulcon.  We talked about the nomination hearings for Amy Coney-Barrett, the …

Book Publishing in a YouTube World with JC Gabel

October 19th, 2020


We live in a digital world... so much of our entertainment comes from a screen. Including books. In the episode we talk about what it takes to be a book publisher in today's world. Our guest is JC Gabel -- he's a former …

Talking Campaign 2020 with Michael Genovese

October 5th, 2020


On this episode of Let's Talk Loyola Marymount Professor Dr. Michael Genovese joins me to talk Campaign 2020.  We were originally going to talk about …

Talking Horror Films with "The Doctor of Horror", Rebekah McKendry - Episode 15

September 28th, 2020


On this episode of Let’s Talk I talk with "The Doctor of Horror", Bekah McKendry. She specializes in horror and science fiction. She has a PhD in Media Studies with a focus on Horror from Virginia Commonwealth …

Hollywood During Covid with Agent Mark Smith

September 21st, 2020


Hollywood changed in an instant when the COVID-19 shutdowns went into affect. Productions are starting to come back. Savage Agency's Mark Smith joins …

Talking Mindset with Voice Over Artist Mark Rider

September 14th, 2020


***This episode includes language that may not be suitable for children.

On this episode of Let's Talk -- I talk with award winning voice over artist and radio personality Mark Rider. He shares his journey from small …

Surviving Breast Cancer as a Chronic Pain Patient with Cynthia Toussaint

September 7th, 2020


My guest this week is Cynthia Toussaint.  38 years ago she was a rising star in the ballet world when an injury began a life long  struggle with chronic pain. Her Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome went un-diagnosed for …

Unemployment Insurance with Kristine Lazar - Episode 11

August 31st, 2020


In this episode of Let's Talk I chat with CBS Los Angeles Investigative Reporter Kristine Lazar about her work helping people navigate through the problems with unemployment insurance during the pandemic. 

You can click …

The Sports World's Reaction to the Jacob Blake Shooting with Michael Coleman - Episode 10

August 27th, 2020


Veteran Sportscaster Michael Coleman joins us to talk about the sports world's reaction to the shooting of Jacob Blake.

You can support Let's Talk by …

Living the Impossible Dream with Dave Stevens - Episode 8

August 25th, 2020


Dave Stevens was a three sport athlete in high school, He was a three sport athlete in college.  Dave Stevens tried out for the Dallas Cowboys, …

The Race for the White House with Dave Bryan - Episode 9

August 24th, 2020


In this episode of Let's Talk -- I chat with veteran political reporter Dave Bryan about last weeks Democratic National Convention and we preview …

Children's Mental Health During a Pandemic with Kent Toussaint - Episode 7

August 24th, 2020


On this episode of Let's Talk I chat with Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Kent Toussaint about how our children are dealing with the pandemic. Kent is the Founder and Clinical Director of the group private …

Talking Baseball with Retired MLB Umpire Dale Scott - Episode 6

August 24th, 2020


Today my guest is Dale Scott  -- Dale Scott was a major league baseball umpire for 32 years. In that time, Dale worked three world series and three all-star games.  He was also on the field for a boat load of league and …

Fighting the Opioid Epidemic with Drew Scott - Episode 5

August 24th, 2020


Drew Scott is an award winning broadcast journalists who has spent nearly  50 years delivering the news to viewers and listeners in the New York City area and across the country. His granddaughter died of an …

SCOTUS and Elections with Jessica Levinson - Episode 4

August 24th, 2020


On this episode of Let's Talk with talk with Loyola Law Professor Jessica Levinson about the current and future makeup of the Supreme Court, how the …

Educating During COVID-19 - Colleen Tomaszewski Cook - Episode 3

August 24th, 2020


In this episode of Let's Talk education in a world with COVID-19.

Today my guest is Colleen Tomaschevski Cook. She's the Director of Member …

The Shifting Political Parties with Dr. Jack Pitney - Episode 2

August 24th, 2020


Today we’re going to talk about the a shift in both the Democratic and Republican Parties with Dr. Jack Pitney -- he’s the Roy P. Crocker Professor …

Turning a Dream Into Reality with Donna Drake - Episode 1

August 24th, 2020


In this episode of Let’s Talk we talk with Donna Drake. She’s a talk show host, entrepreneur, master networker and leadership specialist. We talk about how one morning she woke up from a dream and decided to mortgage …

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