Thursday Night 9pm EST
‘9pm with Galinsky’ (formerly known as ‘10pm With Galinsky’) is 30 minutes of
live Zoom interview and discussion with influential people from around the globe, with live studio audience, and explores and exposes the the hidden truths that exist beyond the obvious spotlight of success.
Streaming via Zoom on YouTube & Facebook.
Robert Galinsky is a performance and media coach whose clients include 50 Cent (Rapper/Actor), Libby Moore (Oprah's Chief of Staff), Kofi Appenteng (President of Africa-America Institute, Board Member of Ford Foundation), Ariel Barbouth (Founder, CEO Nuchas Empanadas) and many more. In addition to coaching clients for appearances on Shark Tank, The View, ABC Nightline News, the Today Show and the UN, Galinsky was Head Speaker Coach for TEDx Teen for 10 years, from its inception. As a writer and performer, he debuted Off-Broadway at the Cherry Lane Theatre in his critically acclaimed solo theater piece "The Bench, A Homeless Love Story" and had a subsequent run in Hollywood at the Hudson Guild Theater. He has written/co-written over fifty TEDx Talks, is a contributing editor for The Fresh Toast, and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, in the New York Times, on BBC, on NPR and in hundreds more media outlets.
Preston and Katha Cato are the Artistic Director and Executive Director of the Queens World Film Festival. With films coming from 87 nations, this ten-year-old festival screens and runs workshops at the Museum of the Moving Image and at the historic Kaufman Astoria Studios. Preston’s films have screened at venues and festivals like Anthology Film Archives, National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and Lincoln Center. Katha is a MAC Award (Manhattan Association of Cabarets) winner for Best Comedy and has won two Backstage Magazine Bistro Awards for Best Director and Best Comedy.
Comedian, writer, producer, actor appearing on Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Comedy Central, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Adult Swim and My Name is Earl; supporting roles in films with Arnold Schwarzenegger (End of Days), Eddie Murphy (The Adventures of Pluto Nash); directed four features which include Charlie Murphy-helmed Twisted Fortune and indie Tell Your Friends! The Concert Film!; writer for Marvel Comics, Vice, Salon; co-authored a screenplay with comics legend Stan Lee; comics created by Victor have appeared in The New Yorker and MAD Magazine.
Antony is the Co-CEO & Founder of Planet Home whose vision is to create a world where peoaple live in equilibrium with the planet: where each of us makes conscious decisions today to create a better tomorrow. Antony has deep expertise in multidisciplinary content and live event/concert/festival direction and production and has overseen multimedia events at the largest scale, working with artists: Jay Z, Beyoncé Knowles, Coldplay, The Weeknd and Rihanna as well as Fortune 500 brands and TV shows like the Grammys.
Judith Regan has had a long and award-winning career as a book publisher, TV/film producer and television and radio talk show host. She is currently the CEO of Regan Arts. Published: Gregory Maguire’s WICKED, now a Broadway musical, Wally Lamb’s SHE’S COME UNDONE and I KNOW THIS MUCH IS TRUE, soon to be an HBO series, National Book Award nominee Jess Walter, Howard Stern, Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Michael Moore, Khloe Kardashian, Ronda Rousey and hundreds more. Regan has hosted TV and radio shows for over two decades and she conducted the original 2006 O.J. Simpson interview that was shown for the first time on FOX TV’s ‘O.J. SIMPSON: THE LOST CONFESSION’ in March 2018.
muMs the Schemer a.k.a. Craig Grant is a playwright, poet, actor and performer. Film and TV roles include: “Poet” in HBO’s ground breaking OZ, Chappelle Show, HBO’s Def Poetry (3 seasons), Boston Legal, Bamboozled, & Horace and Pete; member of the NYC LAByrinth Theater Company; writer performer, A Sucker Emcee and the play Paradox of the Urban Cliché; guest-starring role in the Netflix series Luke Cage in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Reggie; aka Squabbles.
Wally Green is a celebrity table tennis pro/entertainer and co founder of SPiN, New York's premiere social ping pong club. Wally grew up in the Marlboro Projects in Brooklyn, where gangs and violence were a huge part of his life. Today his life is completely changed by the sport of table tennis. He has represented the US in numerous International competitions across the globe including North Korea, where he was the only westerner who dared to participate! His very own historical "Ping Pong Diplomacy!” He is the only table tennis player featured in ESPN magazine, and is one of two main characters of an award winning documentary picked up by National Geographic titled 'The Tables”.
Sean Pica found himself in prison at the age of 16, staring down a 24-year sentence for murder. Young, shy, and ashamed of what he’d done, Sean kept his head down, stayed quiet, and just tried to survive one day at a time. Fast forward 30 years later, and Sean Pica has three college degrees (one of which is a master’s degree in social work) and he is now the executive director of Hudson Link for Higher Education in Prison, an organization committed to providing life skills, college education, and re-entry support to incarcerated and formerly incarcerated men and women. His story is one of redemption, hope, and community.
Episode # 32
Brent Morgan is an American singer songwriter musician who produces music for many YouTube celebrities and recently signed with Charlie Stettler, a producer known for his work with artists like Dr. Dre and Joseph “Run” Simmons of Run DMC. With a successful career writing jingles for many national brands, Brent has formed a craft of writing catchy melodies and hooks with ease and he now broadcasts his music daily on YouNow.com and is one of the top broadcasters on the platform. Brent is a rising new talent whose charisma and live streaming cred, and following, give him a leg up as his music career takes shape.
In the 1960s he exhorted students at Columbia University to burn their college to the ground. Sentenced to more than 12 years in Leavenworth Prison (where he earned 3 college degrees) and 4 decades later, he is head of the graduate screen and television writing program of Columbia’s School of Arts Film Division. Jamal was the youngest member of the “Panther 21” and one of the leaders of the NY Black Panther Party. His personal odyssey—from the streets of Harlem to Riker’s Island and Leavenworth to the halls of Columbia—is as gripping as it is inspiring. Jamal Joseph helps us understand what it meant to be a soldier inside the militant Black Panther movement and what it means today, in the era of #blacklivesmatter.
Abby Ellin is an award-winning journalist, podcaster, screenwriter, former NY Times columnist, and author. Her book,"Duped: Double Lives, False Identities and the Con Man I Almost Married," was published in January 2019. She's also the author of the book "Teenage Waistland: A Former Fat Kid Weighs in on Living Large, Losing Weight and How Parents Can (and Can't) Help." Other than that: her greatest accomplishments have been learning he cello as an adult, summitting Mt. Kilimanjaro with a broken wrist (and her arm in a cast), and naming "Karamel Sutra" icecream for Ben and Jerry's.