Rock Bottom with YZ

16 EpisodesProduced by YZ

A weekly podcast for and about anyone and everyone who has spiraled downward and doesn’t know which end is up. YZ is a Shanghai-born LA-trained bilingual storyteller in various spheres.

16 Episodes | 2018

Trailer

August 21st, 2018

1:05

A new podcast for and about 
anyone and everyone 
who has spiraled downward and doesn’t know which end is up. Premiers August 28.

Music by Vincent Lin

Cover Art by Mikkel Aranas

YZ needs your support! Donate here.

I'm gonna still be writing

August 28th, 2018

19:59

From Midwest to LA, a teacher-turned-screenwriter's California dreaming and dreading.

Music by Vincent Lin

Intro Voiceover by Reuben M Tuck

Cover Art by Mikkel Aranas

YZ needs your support! Donate here.

For show …

Straight Outta Deep South — Jess Womack

September 4th, 2018

32:14

Born to a working-class African American family of five children in the segregated South, got drafted to Vietnam leaving his newlywed wife behind and handing in his fate to the unknown...

Jess Womack, former Los …

BONUS: More from Jess Womack

September 11th, 2018

8:11

When was the last time you talked to a stranger? What does it take to be a good listener? How to use technology and not o be enslaved by it?

Enjoy …

I have a voice — YZ

September 11th, 2018

17:19

Your host YZ, a stutterer-turned-storyteller, talks about writing, podcasting, her own Rock Bottoms, and her latest situation.

Music by Vincent Lin

Intro Voiceover by Reuben M Tuck

Cover Art by Mikkel Aranas

Our …

On my terms — Barbara Kiao

September 18th, 2018

25:31

Our guest this week had been a successful hospitality manager until she decided to study psychology when she was two decades too old, according to …

Hollywood Inside Out — Amee Carter

September 25th, 2018

20:38

If you were born into a Hollywood family, would you do anything else other than film? Amee Carter dares to differ even it means hitting rock bottom.

Share thy mud pie — Jim Strain

October 2nd, 2018

34:51

Screenwriter Jim Strain shares his Hollywood journey and what he means by 'mud pie.'

Music by Vincent Lin

Intro Voiceover by Reuben M Tuck

Cover …

Lovin' LA — YZ

October 9th, 2018

6:06

Thank you City of Angels for your sunshine and friendship. Your host YZ will be rockin' this podcast same time next week back in her hometown Shanghai.

But now, she just wants to pause and say a gigantic THANK YOU to …

Let's talk about shame — YZ x Barbara Kiao

October 23rd, 2018

28:06

From writing to podcasting, from dreamland LA to homeland Shanghai, what to say to naysayers? How to deal with shame and the other usual suspects? …

Just keep going

October 30th, 2018

27:35

So, you want to make it in La La Land. Then life happens. How would you readjust life to keep that dream alive? This writer's answer inspires YZ.

Eternal Optimist — Christopher Li

November 6th, 2018

45:01

It started off as an immigrant story. Born in Hong Kong, our guest came to the US with his family. With intelligence and diligence, he went into …

RBYZ Replay: Straight Outta Deep South — Jess Womack

November 11th, 2018

32:12

November 11 is Veteran's Day. If you live in a peaceful country, you have the generations before you to be thankful for. Mr. Jess Womack, former …

Attention, Millennials — Christopher Li, Pt. 2

November 13th, 2018

19:24

In this second part of my conversation with serial entrepreneur Christopher Li, he shares observation and insight dealing with teenagers and young …

Every day is a gift

November 21st, 2018

32:37

Your little sister died before you could celebrate her second birthday. Your innocent father was indicted on criminal charges for nine years. And …

Braveheart

November 28th, 2018

31:04

Depression and procrastination are your twin babies if you’re a creator of any kind. This comedy writer, whom was featured on the show last week, shares her struggles and strategies.

Kudos to her Braveheart!

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