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Joe Monti

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Episode 418: Ten Minutes with Joe Monti

The Coode Street Podcast

Ten minutes with... is a special series presented by Coode Street that sees readers and booklovers from around the world talk about what they're reading right now and what's getting them through these difficult times. Today Jonathan chats with Saga Press editorial director Joe Monti who has worked with some of the best writers and artists in science fiction and fantasy and has worked as a literary agent and as a book buyer for a major book chain. In a serious mood, they talk about the impact of the Great and Terrible Pause on book publishing, what Joe has been reading, and what he's publishing. Books mentioned include: The Vlad Taltos Series by Steven Brust Fever Dream by Samanta Schweblin The Down Days by Ilze Hugo The Kingdom of Liars by Nick Martell The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones Machine by Elizabeth Bear The Residence by Andrew Piper Black Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse


14 May 2020

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S8E14: Joe Monti - Great Advice on Show Business

Successful Performercast by Kris Sheppard | Successful Performer Cast | Weekly Interviews with Professional Entertainers | Show Business, Showbiz, Performer, Magic, Magician, Juggler, Comedian, Musician

In my final interview here in this chapter of Successful Performercast, I have Joe Monti who gives us some valuable advice when it comes to show business and shares some stores from his career that will have you at the edge of your seat. Joe Monti has done it all. He’s traveled the world with his magic, both performing and lecturing. He’s worked with Viacom, starting with the Cosby Show. He’s consulted for television on a number of shows & projects, including Criss Angel’s Mind Freak for three seasons, a lot of ghost and paranormal shows as well as other secret television projects. He was also the $50,000 winner on Simon Cowell’s successful prime time ABC hit American Inventor, which was seen by 14 million people. He’s a frequent featured performer at the world famous Hollywood Magic Castle, home of the Academy of Magical Arts, and has released two commercial products straight from his act on the market for working magicians. Joe has done so much to elevate the art of magic, it’s impossible to list it all here.    Success MantraSurvive. You’ve got to kiss the canvas before you can dance with the angels.    Great Advice on Show Business• Talks about his early days in show business. • Talks about how he discovered Tannen’s and started hanging out there. • Tells how he “jumped ship” over at Viacom. • “Do for others, and they will do for you." • Tells about a how he was filming a TV show after quitting Viacom, where he was dressed all slummy and running into all the people he used to work with. • Keeping you ear to the ground to figure out what people want and doing it. • Talks about his physical comedy. • Why you should do things exactly as you’re taught before adding your own influence into an act you’re working on. • Finding what’s funny. • An effective, yet controversial, tip for getting tips in a strolling situation, and why Joe stopped doing it. • An interesting story involving Dave Chapelle. • Magic minds help in business. • Deliver a product that they can't get from anybody but you.   Help Out JoeAs many of you may know, Joe was involved in a pretty serious accident. This interview was recorded before that accident, and Joe wanted to come back on before we officially released this interview to give us a quick update. If you'd like to help him out, there's a Go Fund Me campaign open to help him with his medical bills and recovery expenses. Every little bit helps. Ad mention that Successful Performercast sent you.   Parting AdviceDon’t show the people around the magic you’re working on. They’ll only tell you good things. Instead, film it, and let someone watch the video, walk away and then watch their reaction from afar.    Recommended books and resources:Note: Many of the links in this section are affiliate links, meaning we earn a small portion of any sales. If you're enjoying our podcast and decide to purchase one of the recommended resources or books, please consider using our affiliate links to help support the work we're doing here at the Successful Performercast. Thanks! Resources:Lighting and sound. There's nothing like being seen and heard. Happie Amp for sound Security lights attached to batteries. A step stool to stand up on to be seen better. Books: Triggers by Joseph Sugarman Bobo’s Coin Magic Trick Brain by Dariel Fitzkee Our Magic by Masculine & DeVant  Where can we find Joe Monti?joemonti.com thumbtie.com  

1hr 30mins

25 Mar 2016

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Episode 227: Ken Liu, Joe Monti and The Grace of Kings

The Coode Street Podcast

This week Gary* is joined by award-winning author Ken Liu and Joe Monti, Executive Editor at Saga Press, to discuss Ken's exciting debut novel The Grace of Kings, his forthcoming collection The Paper Menagerie, and much more.As always we'd like to thank Ken and Joe for making the time to talk to us. And we hope you enjoy the podcast!The Grace of Kings is in stores next week.* Jonathan missed this episode due to illness.

1hr 8mins

29 Mar 2015

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Episode 195: Joe Monti and Saga Press

The Coode Street Podcast

This week Jonathan and Gary are joined by Joe Monti, executive editor of the newly formed Saga Press. We discuss bookselling, the current marketplace, Saga's upcoming books and more.As always, our sincere thanks to Joe for being part of the podcast. We hope you enjoy the discussion, and we'll see you next week!

1hr 5mins

1 Jul 2014

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104. Michio Kaku on the Future of the Mind / John Joseph Adams Returns (with Joe Monti)

Geek's Guide to the Galaxy - A Science Fiction Podcast

Guest Geeks: John Joseph Adams, Joe Monti

1hr 35mins

1 Mar 2014