Jill Alexander Essbaum loves the Golden Age of Radio
Finding Favorites with Leah Jones
Jill Alexander Essbaum is a poet, author and professor based in Austin, Texas. Her favorite thing is old time radio - specifically thriller radio programs. We talk about Suspense (CBS Radio from 1940 to 1962), how Jill found the first set of CDs that turned her on to Old Time Radio, and just how many hours of recordings she keeps on her iPod. Her new book of poetry, Would-Land, is available from Cooper Dillon and her first novel, Hausfrau, has been translated into over 20 languages. Chances are good there is a copy available in your preferred language. Other helpful links from our conversation RUSC.com USA Today article which covers Old Time Radio and many online archives Libri Vox - the home of free public domain audiobooks
Ep. 8 | Jill Alexander + Brian Fraser | Blended Families: The Past is Never Past
Family 360 Podcast
In this episode, Jill Alexander shares the story of giving her child up for adoption. Her journey through loss, co-dependency and discovery shines light on the complex weight of shame and the hope of reconciliation and connection with her past. Together, Jill and her husband, Brian Fraser, speak to the potential and the joy of blended family.
Guest Jill Alexander Singer/Songwriter/Mental Health Advocate Jill Alexander (@jilalexander76) on Twitter Jill Alexander - Home | Facebook When we released our most recent Big Mix-Up episode (#3 in the series so far!), a lot of listeners had the same question: who was the girl with the huge voice? It’s not unreasonable to ask. The owner of that voice, soul/R&B/hip-hop/gospel powerhouse Jill Alexander, is a relative newcomer to the local music scene, which she’s hoping to take over by storm. We sat down with Jill to talk about her musical background, the new releases she has in the works with Thunder Bay-based BME Studios Canada, the use of her music to reach out to people suffering from PTSD, and much more.
Jill Alexander Gives Tips On Commercial Acting vs Theatrical & Joining SAG
Motherhood in Hollywood
Confession time: I am not actively involved in my union, The Screen Actors Guild. Are you? Then stop judging me! Honestly, I'm not sure how I should get involved or to what extent. And in keeping with the whole honesty theme I should tell you I don't really have the time for it. I admire actors who do make the time because they keep us other slackers protected and fight for our rights to get decent wages. My friend Jill Alexander (Silicon Valley, Mad Men) is actively involved with the union and commercial contract negotiations. She has a vested interest because she's been in over a hundred commercials. Let that sink in for a bit...over a hundred! And you thought your callback for Sears was exciting.Jill's been in dozens of TV shows and films as well. So when I had the chance to talk to her, I couldn't wait to find out her secret for booking jobs as well as finding time to help with the union and be a mom. She is a wealth of information on why actors shouldn't work "off the card" and what exactly the term "fi-core" means. She also shares how she navigates her busy work life and spending time with her daughter. We talk about whether having a spouse in the industry is helpful or hinders when it comes to raising a kid in Hollywood.Plus I ramble a bit in my Mommy Monologue about recent auditions that bummed me out, give shoutouts to new followers, and remind everyone to keep subscribing to the show and leave a review. Do it! Go to jillforpromqueen.com to find out more about Jill and her upcoming projects!
I could not be more excited to have Jill on the show. I've been trying for months, but darn it...she's always working! No for real, Jill is the most successful actor I know. She's been in over a 100 national commercials, on Mad Men (that lil' show) and on Silicon Valley. So I'm sure you're thinking right now..."Don't I know her?" Well you don't sugars, but you can now. She's got a great head for business, clarity, and just good ol' common sense. I just love this gal. Check out all things Jill at www.jillforpromqueen.com.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
We are joined this week by rising superstar Jill Alexander Essbaum (author of New York Times bestseller “Hausfrau”). Just in time for Easter, we discuss sexy religious poetry, her book, and a poetry collection you’ve never heard of: “Interrobang” by Jessica Piazza. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Katya Zharkova, Victoria Janashvili & Jill Alexander on #105
The Chenese Lewis Show
On the next PLUS Model Radio, Chenese interviews plus designer Jill Alexander and the two people behind the concept of the “What’s Wrong With Our Bodies Anyway?” editorial in PLUS Model Magazine that is making headlines, photographer Victoria Janashvili and plus model Katya Zharkova! PLUS Model Radio contributor Stephanie Penn gives us the scoop of the latest in the plus community!