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My Fame Explained

22 EpisodesProduced by Larry Gilbert JrWebsite

A podcast with the people you know and the personal stories behind their fame. Hosted by Larry Gilbert (New episodes drop the first Monday of every month)

22 Episodes | 2020 - 2022

E22: Natalie Rose, TikTok Influencer

January 3rd, 2022


Natalie Rose is a professional Tiktok content creator, who became a viral sensation after posting a dance video in a hospital where someone commented on the clip, ”remember when you are a nurse you are supposed to be …

E21: DC Glenn, a.k.a. DC The Brain Supreme of Tag Team

November 1st, 2021


Recently featured in the fun auto insurance commercial for GEICO, the 90s classic duo Tag Team is back. Bursting onto the scene with their hit “Whoomp! (There It Is) in 1992, the track quickly climbed to #1 on the …

E20: Marty Cooper, "The Father of the Portable Cell Phone"

October 4th, 2021


Martin (Marty) Cooper, born in 1928, is a pioneer in the wireless industry, an inventor, entrepreneur, executive, and author. His essays and articles have been widely published. He is the author of Cutting the Chord. He …

E19: Dr. Helen Fisher, The Science Behind Romantic Love

September 6th, 2021


Dr. Helen Fisher, Biological Anthropologist, is Senior Research Fellow at The Kinsey Institute and Chief Science Advisor to She uses brain …

E18: Tom Bancroft, Veteran Disney Animator

July 2nd, 2021


Veteran Disney animator Tom Bancroft (“Beauty and the Beast,” “Aladdin,” “The Lion King,” “Pocahontas,” “Mulan, ” “Mary Poppins Returns”) and founder …

E17: Jarom Sidwell, Hollywood visual effects veteran

April 6th, 2021


Jarom Sidwell is a Hollywood visual effects veteran known for his work on blockbuster films such as The Avengers, Avatar, The Hobbit, The Adventures …

E16: Keith Villa, Creator of Blue Moon Belgian White beer and founder of CERIA Brewing Company

March 1st, 2021


After earning his Ph.D. in brewing from the University of Brussels in Belgium, an honor only a handful of brewers have achieved, Keith Villa came …

E15: Phil Rosenthal, Creator of CBS's "Everybody Loves Raymond" & Host of Netflix's "Somebody Feed Phil"

February 1st, 2021


Phil Rosenthal is the creator and executive producer of the hit CBS comedy, “Everybody Loves Raymond.

Phil's hit Netflix award winning food and travel show, “Somebody Feed Phil” is Netflix’s 5th most watched unscripted …

E14: Frank Musker, Legendary Songwriter

January 4th, 2021


Frank Musker is one of the most internationally successful and established British songwriter/lyricists in music.  His musical versatility has …

E13: Lauren Swickard, Actress, Writer and Producer

December 7th, 2020


Actress, writer and producer Lauren Swickard has quickly established herself as a powerful woman in film, Lauren has written and sold multiple …

E12: Gabbie Hanna, YouTube Influencer, New York Times Bestselling Author

November 2nd, 2020


Gabbie Hanna is the Billboard-charting musical artist and New York Times best-selling author & illustrator of “Adultolescence.” Starting as a web …

E11: Nik Wallenda, "King of the Highwire"

October 5th, 2020


With 11 Guiness World Records and a list of never before seen death defying feats, Nik Wallenda has written his name in history as truly the “King of …

E10: 'Air Supply' guitarist and songwriter Graham Russell

September 7th, 2020


Russell Hitchcock and Graham Russell met in Sydney, Australia on May 12, 1975 while performing in the musical Jesus Christ Superstar.

After the …

E9: Adrienne Bankert, ABC News Correspondent & Author

August 3rd, 2020


Adrienne Bankert is a correspondent for ABC News, Good Morning America, World News Tonight, and Nightline. She reported live from Chiang Rai, Thailand, during the rescue of thirteen boys and their soccer coach as the …

E8: Randy Bresnik, NASA Astronaut

July 6th, 2020


Randy “Komrade” Bresnik was selected as an astronaut in 2004. He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps in May 1989. During his military career, he became an F/A-18 Test Pilot and was …

E7: Susan Bennett, the original voice of Apple's "Siri"

June 1st, 2020


Susan Bennett is a voice-over artist who first started as a backup singer Roy Roy Orbison and Burt Bacharach. Some of her voice-over work for large …

E6: Bill Gibson, drummer for Huey Lewis and the News

May 4th, 2020


Bill Gibson was born in Northern California and began playing music at 7-years-old. When he turned 12, his father, gave him his first pair of …

E5: Morgan Wright, NBC's 'American Ninja Warrior'

April 6th, 2020


Morgan "Moose" Wright has competed on NBC's 'American Ninja Warrior' four times. He is also an award-winning elementary school physical education …

E4: Dave's Killer Bread founder, Dave Dahl

March 2nd, 2020


Dave Dahl was born in Oregon and at the age of nine started working in his father's bakery; But that didn't last long as he would get caught up in a …

E3: Former World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, James "Buster" Douglas

February 15th, 2020


James "Buster" Douglas is a former professional boxer from Columbus, Ohio who competed between 1981 and 1999. He is best known for his ten round …

E2: State Farm 'She Shed' Commercial actress, Nicole J. Butler

February 9th, 2020


Actress Nicole J. Butler, the star of the State Farm ' She Shed' commercial, was born in Chicago and moved to Los Angeles after college to pursue her …

E1: Dippin' Dots inventor, Curt Jones

January 26th, 2020


Over 30 years ago, microbiologist Curt Jones transformed the way we eat ice cream. Jones combined liquid nitrogen and ice cream in his kitchen …

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