Category: Show Guest

Lauren GrantLauren Grant will be sitting in with the Smack Talk Crew on August 11th to discuss the release of her upcoming album “ANY LITTLE WAY”.  Lauren is a Folk/Indie singer based in Dallas, TX. She was born in Japan and has lived in many countries including Italy and Switzerland, before making her way to America.

She learned to play guitar from her father at age of 12 and started writing songs at 15.  Writing and singing has been her passion ever since.  Lauren musical  influences come from a wide variety of artists, such as:  The Cranberries, Lee Ann Womack and No Doubt.

Lauren Grant has been performing in public concerts since 2003 and has had a musical guest appearance on Trix In The Hat TV show; was a Jingle Contest Judge on 106.1 KissFM Kidd Kraddick in the Morning; performed at the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Fort Worth, TX.  She’s had an original song used in Guess™ ads and performed an original song for a Victor Clark™ clothing TV commercial. In addition, she was one of the top ten finalists in the 2013 “Songs That Save” songwriter competition for St. Judes and won the 2014 Dallas Indie Festival “Artist Of The Year” award.


11355409_10100149555952431_1772764461_nWife, mother and professional by day; model and entertainer by evening. Amber has a busy schedule for sure. She began modeling modeling in 2011 and studying the art of burlesque shortly after that. Penny Ruffles was created as a persona to use for her character on stage and in front of the camera. 11324095_10100149555957421_1199409339_nShe has been features in pinup magazines such as Classy Keen, Delicious Dolls and Drive-In Magazine. Though she is new to burlesque, performance is something she’s been doing for most of her life in various forms. She trained under local Dallas performers from the Ruby Revue and has performed in several shows since her first burlesque performance in May.

11355442_10100149555932471_1885274208_nHer next performance will be a duet with her dance partner, Roxxy Reckless, in Tulsa, OK on June 20th with a burlesque dance company called TwoLips Burlesk. You can find a link for more information at

10427669_405782642926441_2692456388015846249_nBrad Ruekberg’s humor runs from current events to deeply personal taboo topics. Brad has performed at Addison and Arlington Improv, Dallas and Fort Worth Hyenas, Backdoor Comedy in Dallas, the Joke Joint in Houston, the Beer Hive in Pittsburgh, Kick Butt Austin, Zany’s in Chicago and many showcases, events and festivals. He performed and received training at the Dallas Theater Center and is a graduate of Booker T. Washington H.S. of Performing Arts, Hofstra University in NY and the Dallas Comedy House Improv Comedy Program.

Brad’s production company, Channel Three Productions has directed and produced TV spots and TV shows, working with Greg Gumbel, Mark Cuban, Demi Lovato and the Jonas Brothers, among others. And has won 24 Telly Awards.

10297868_10203257926062570_8182447224463974147_nComedian Chris Evans will be sitting in with the Smack Talk Crew to discuss his upcoming performance at Hyena’s of Fort Worth for the Butch Lord’s Comedy Showcase.

Chris is 34 years old and following his dream of being a Stand-up comedian.  He is still learning and enjoying the journey that he on.  Chris loves the smiles and the reactions he get after telling jokes or funny stories. He believes he can make an impact on the 3 ring circus we called Comedy.  Chris has been doing Standup Comedy for about 4 years and has always been a fan of Standup comedy.

I was divorce but remarried to a beautiful Hispanic woman named Victoria (Who is from Oak cliff and carries a knife in her Michael Kors purse.  I did gymnastics for 3 years so I’m used to performing in front of an already disappointed crowd. I’ve performed at Addison Improv, Hyenas, House of Blues and various bars and colleges around the DFW area.  When I was 12 I got kicked out of church because I spit out my first communion.

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Sex and Relationship Therapist Lee Kinsey

With 50 Shades of Grey Opening this Valentines Weekend we thought it would be interesting to have Sex Therapist Lee Kinsey join us again to discuss the BDSM Lifestyle.

Lee Kinsey is a doctoral candidatesteel-bondage-bdsm-bondage-hand-cuffs-ball-gag-collar-black-and-white-slave-collar-erotica-fetish-gag from the University of North Texas and a psychotherapist in private practice in Dallas, TX. He specializes in sex therapy and relationship counseling. He is an evocative speaker and writer on the topics of sexuality and relationships. He has given over a hundred lectures and workshops and written scores of articles on these topics. His research at the University of North Texas focuses on sexual development, sex therapy, and relationships.



TOP Wrestling Owner Tim Dodson  is coming back to Smack Talk to chat with us about their upcoming September Matches on September 20th and their new Tag Team Champions Viper & Seth Shai will be tagging along with him.

Viper and our very own Nick have had a run in once and we all think that’s behind us now but you can never trust a snake.  Check out their final interaction here…

April 1, 2014

Carly CapraJoin us as we sit and chat with Local Indie Actress Carly Capra. She is a native Texan. She started training as a model when she was 5 and won the American Modeling Competition in 1992. Over the last 5 years she has made quite a name for herself in the indie film industry.

In 2009, Carly started pursuing her acting career. In 2011 she won trophy for Best Actress for her role as Dr. Elizabeth Craig in Psycho Killer Bloodbath.   Also nominated for best supporting actress at the 2012 Macabre Film Festival in New York, which she lost to the great Jennifer Lawrence.   She has been cast as an extra in multiple TV show such as Dallas, Chase, Texas Women and Ma’s Roadhouse; music videos for Brand New Machine and The Fixx; as well as 8 other indie movies: Naked Horror, That’s the Way the Fortune Cookie Crumbles, Degenerates, Prey for Me, Circus of the Dead, Soulcatcher, Allegiance of Powers, and Days Gone By.


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