David H. Barnette is a Portsmouth native and fantasy novelist. He is a 1965 graduate of Portsmouth High School. After graduating from Syracuse University in 1969, he served with the U.S. Navy in Vietnam. On All In, he talks about the fantasy world he created, his inspirations, and why he writes. We were also able to talk about the different genres we write in and an impactful play for both of us: Our Town. David’s books are available at River Run Bookstore and amazon.com.
Three songs that would be on the soundtrack of his life: 1st song: “Look Through Any Window” by the Hollies; 2nd song: “When the Levee Breaks” by Led Zeppelin; and 3rd song: “Read My Mind” by The Killers.
Erika Wilson, aka Brika Brack, is an actress, model, writer, and producer, but more importantly, she is a person who has embraced who she is. She talks about power posing, advice for auditions, and learning to be your own best friend.
Three songs that would be on the soundtrack of her life: 1st song: “After the Storm” by Mumford & Sons; 2nd song: “Pure Moods Piano” by Yanni; and 3rd song: “Awake” by Tycho.
Molly Cooper, Tomer Oz, and Scott David Chase talk about choosing to do the controversial and provocative play Tape and about why this play is an important catalyst to the discussions that need to happen with our children and society in general.
Three songs that would be on their characters soundtrack: 1st song: “Wear your wounds” by Wear your wounds for “Vince”; 2nd song: “Stuck Here Again” by L7 for “Amy”; and 3rd song: “We used to be friends” by the Dandy Warhols for John.
Sharon Minard is a life coach and the author of Train Your Brain for Success, a workbook to help you become the best version of yourself. I love this quote from the introduction: “Never forget, the world NEEDS you to be the best possible you that you can be!” Sharon talks about making a positive change in your life and how to start the journey.
Three songs that would be on the soundtrack of her life: 1st song: “Stronger” by Kelly Clarkson; 2nd song: “Hall of Fame” by The Script; and 3rd song:“Fight Song” by Rachel Platten.
Captain LeCain W. Smith grew up by Perkins Cove in Ogunquit. He started sailing out of Perkins Cove as a child and ran away to sea in his early twenties. In addition to teaching sailing, marine weather, and navigation, his skills in marine trades grew to include: boat building, repairing, surveying, delivering, and chartering sailboats in southern Maine, Key West, and Port Townsend, WA. While in Port Townsend, he was Harbormaster of the Wooden Boat Festival for six years. He talks about his father’s sea stories, his first voyage to the Caribbean on a little 24-foot cutter, and his book “Our Inner Ocean: A World of Healing Modalities.”
Three songs on the soundtrack of his life: 1st song: “Greensleaves” by Jethro Tull; 2nd song: Blow the Man Down”; and 3rd song: “The Sloop John B” by the Beach Boys.
Patrick Dorow and Chelsea Hermann talk about how Patrick Dorow Productions started, their friendship, this season’s incredible theater lineup, and how important it is to find a place to plug in and that PDP can provide that place for other students.
Three songs that would be on the soundtrack of their lives: 1st song: “Feeling Groovy (The 59th Street Bridge Song)” By Simon And Garfunkel; 2nd song: “Piano Man” by Billy Joel; and 3rd song: “Your Song” by Elton John.
Devin Powell is a UFC fighter and Jay Mansfield has been in Devin’s corner since the day Devin stepped onto the mat. They recently returned from the UFC fight in Calgary where Devin knocked his opponent out in the first round. As Jay says, Devin fights with his heart and is the living example of going all in. They talk about their journey together and why MMA and BJJ are important for people of all ages. Their story is incredible and inspiring.
Three songs that would be on the soundtrack of their story: 1st song: “We’re Alive” by Eyenine; 2nd song: “Ready and Willing II” by New Found Glory; and 3rd song: “Little Wing” by Stevie Ray Vaughan.
All In with Pauline Hawkins features guests who have put their chips in the center of the table—risking it all—to pursue their goals and dreams. They have figured out what it takes to make it in their chosen field and have shared it on this podcast.