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Guy Code Episode #47 Life Advice with Actor Jennifer Yun

This week Koji brought on actor Jennifer Yun or some life advice for his son. Jennifer talked about the importance of grit, listening to different music, and the importance of learning. We also spent time at the end talking about picking the right traveling partner.

Guest

Jennifer Yun is an actor and producer. She is known for her roles in Silk Road (2021), Lovecraft Country (2020) and Messiah (2020). You can follow Jennifer on Instagram at  https://www.instagram.com/itsmejenniper/?hl=en and IMDB at www.imdb.me/jenniferyun.

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About Us

Koji wanted to impart all of his “wisdom” to his son. But of course, his son already thinks he knows more than me. So instead of trying to tell him now and having it go in one ear and out the other, he decided to record them here with the hopes that maybe… just maybe… when he’s ready he’ll listen to his advice in the future and not make the same stupid mistakes he did. He’ll also bring on guests to impart their advice as well.  Koji has no doubt their advice will be better than his.

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Episode #82 Best or Worst Day with Writer and Playwright G. Riley Mills

This week hosts Koji Steven Sakai and M. Martin Mapoma brought on writer and playwright G. Riley Mills. In this second episode, we put him on the spot and asked him about the best OR worst day of their life. Gary’s best or worst was a great story about dreams and what happens when we get our hopes get up.

Guest

G. Riley Mills is the cofounder of Pinnacle Performance Company and co-author of The Pin Drop Principle (with David Lewis) and has taught effective communication to executives and CEOs across the globe.

As a writer, Mills has twice been awarded the Joseph Jefferson Citation (Chicago’s Tony Award) for Best New Work. His first book, Sawdust and Spangles (written with Grammy-nominated musician Ralph Covert) won a 2007 NAPPA Honor Award; their follow-up project A Nutty Nutcracker Christmas was nominated for a 2012 Distinguished Play Award by the American Alliance for Theatre & Education and was profiled in USA Today and on ABC News: Nightline. They were nominated for a 2013 Distinguished Play Award by the AATE for their acclaimed musical, The Hundred Dresses, which premiered off-Broadway at the Atlantic Theatre Company in New York City in 2012.

As a professional actor, Mills last appeared at Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago. Television credits include episodes of ER, Early Edition, and Missing Persons. Film credits include lead roles in The Home Coming (World Wide Pictures) and 35 Miles from Normal, which premiered at the 1997 Sundance Film Festival. A member of the Screen Actors Guild, Mills recently cofounded a not-for-profit company called The Bookwallah Organization, whose sole mission is to collect storybooks and set up libraries in orphanages around the world (www.bookwallah.org).

You can watch the whole episode here:

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– Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheBestOrWorst1 

– Instagram https://www.instagram.com/bestorworstdaypod/ 

About Us 

Our society is so focused on celebrity, we sometimes forget that “regular” people lead interesting lives too! Best or worst moment of your life? Hosts Koji Steven Sakai and M. Martin Mapoma are here to let your story out. We put people on the spot. What are you going to hear? It could be funny, it could be poignant, it could be sad… you’ll know when we know.

Best or Worst is a twice-weekly podcast. On Tuesdays, we get to know our guests and on Thursdays, we find out their best or worst moment.

Download and subscribe to the podcast at your favorite podcasting host: iTunesGoogle PodcastsStitcherSpotifyTuneiniHeart RadioPodcast AddictPodchaserDeezer, Listen Notes,  and most recently Amazon Music.

Episode #80 Best or Worst Podcast Filmmaker & Musicians Robyn Rosenkrantz and Michael Glover

This week hosts Koji Steven Sakai and M. Martin Mapoma brought on filmmaker and musicians Robyn Rosenkrantz and Michael Glover. In this second episode, we put them on the spot and asked them about the best OR worst day of their life. They’re answer involved meeting people from a planned community created by Mussolini—yes, that Mussolini!  

Guest

After 7 feature films, a dozen CDs, and 30 years on the road, award-winning filmmakers & musicians Bright Blue Gorilla have plenty of entertaining stories to share. Producer Robyn Rosenkrantz and Director Michael Glover have been charming audiences around the world since 1990 when they quit their L.A. jobs, sold everything they had (except their guitars) and bought one-way tickets to Europe. They’ve been performing & traveling ever since and are still going strong! Their movies have been on Netflix and are currently available worldwide on iTunes, Amazon, and other platforms. 

http://www.brightbluegorilla.com

You can watch the whole episode here:

Find Us Online 

– Website: http://www.bestorworstpod.com/ 

– Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BestWorstDayOfYourLIfePodcast/ 

– Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheBestOrWorst1 

– Instagram https://www.instagram.com/bestorworstdaypod/ 

About Us 

Our society is so focused on celebrity, we sometimes forget that “regular” people lead interesting lives too! Best or worst moment of your life? Hosts Koji Steven Sakai and M. Martin Mapoma are here to let your story out. We put people on the spot. What are you going to hear? It could be funny, it could be poignant, it could be sad… you’ll know when we know.

Best or Worst is a twice-weekly podcast. On Tuesdays, we get to know our guests and on Thursdays, we find out their best or worst moment.

Download and subscribe to the podcast at your favorite podcasting host: iTunesGoogle PodcastsStitcherSpotifyTuneiniHeart RadioPodcast AddictPodchaserDeezer, Listen Notes,  and most recently Amazon Music.

Guy Code Episode #46 Life Advice with Kelvin Han Yee

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This week Koji brought on actor Kelvin Han Yee for some life advice for his son. Kelvin talked about the importance of making beds, metaphors, grief and loss, love, and so much more. One of our longest and (in our humble opinion) one of our best episodes.

Guest

Kelvin Han Yee is an actor. He currently lives in Southern California. You can see his work at https://www.kelvinhanyee.com/.

You can watch the whole episode here

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Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GuyCodePod

Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/guycodpod/

About Us

Koji wanted to impart all of his “wisdom” to his son. But of course, his son already thinks he knows more than me. So instead of trying to tell him now and having it go in one ear and out the other, he decided to record them here with the hopes that maybe… just maybe… when he’s ready he’ll listen to his advice in the future and not make the same stupid mistakes he did. He’ll also bring on guests to impart their advice as well.  Koji has no doubt their advice will be better than his.

Download and subscribe to the podcast at your favorite podcasting host: Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsSpotify, Tune In RadioiHeart RadioStitcher, Podcast Addict, and most recently Amazon Music.

Best or Worst Podcast Episode #79 Getting to Know Filmmaker & Musicians Robyn Rosenkrantz and Michael Glover

This week hosts Koji Steven Sakai and M. Martin Mapoma brought on filmmaker and musicians Robyn Rosenkrantz and Michael Glover. In this first episode of the week, we got to know them and talked about how they met, their newest film (36 Husbands), and their unique careers.

Guest 

After 7 feature films, a dozen CDs, and 30 years on the road, award-winning filmmakers & musicians Bright Blue Gorilla have plenty of entertaining stories to share. Producer Robyn Rosenkrantz and Director Michael Glover have been charming audiences around the world since 1990 when they quit their L.A. jobs, sold everything they had (except their guitars) and bought one-way tickets to Europe. They’ve been performing & traveling ever since and are still going strong! Their movies have been on Netflix and are currently available worldwide on iTunes, Amazon, and other platforms. 

http://www.brightbluegorilla.com

You can watch the whole episode here:

Find Us Online 

– Website: http://www.bestorworstpod.com/ 

– Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BestWorstDayOfYourLIfePodcast/ 

– Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheBestOrWorst1 

– Instagram https://www.instagram.com/bestorworstdaypod/ 

About Us 

Our society is so focused on celebrity, we sometimes forget that “regular” people lead interesting lives too! Best or worst moment of your life? Hosts Koji Steven Sakai and M. Martin Mapoma are here to let your story out. We put people on the spot. What are you going to hear? It could be funny, it could be poignant, it could be sad… you’ll know when we know.

Best or Worst is a twice-weekly podcast. On Tuesdays, we get to know our guests and on Thursdays, we find out their best or worst moment.

Download and subscribe to the podcast at your favorite podcasting host: iTunesGoogle PodcastsStitcherSpotifyTuneiniHeart RadioPodcast AddictPodchaserDeezer, Listen Notes,  and most recently Amazon Music.

Midnight Watchers Episode #24 Silent Night Deadly Night

We’re celebrating the holidays with our second midnight holiday film of the month, Silent Night Deadly Night. Watchers Quentin Lee and Jennifer Field LOVED LOVED LOVED LOVED the film, while Koji Steven Sakai most likely would have too had he watched the right movie! But watch or listen to this episode to find out why Quentin and Jennifer loved this movie.

Movie Info:

An orphan raised by nuns (Lilyan Chauvin, Gilmer McCormick) grows up to be a killer toy-store Santa Claus.

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About Us

It’s almost midnight… are you ready to join the Midnight Watchers to talk about their favorite strange and scary movies? Every week Watchers Quentin Lee, Koji Steven Sakai, and Jennifer Field will discuss a different thriller or horror, from cult classics, to extreme cinema, to contemporary arthouse flicks.

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Guy Code Episode #45 Holiday Advice with Koji Steven Sakai

With Christmas week upon us, Koji was on his own this episode. He shared some of his favorite holiday rules for his son.

You can watch the whole episode here:

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Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GuyCodePod

Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/guycodpod/

About Us

Koji wanted to impart all of his “wisdom” to his son. But of course, his son already thinks he knows more than me. So instead of trying to tell him now and having it go in one ear and out the other, he decided to record them here with the hopes that maybe… just maybe… when he’s ready he’ll listen to his advice in the future and not make the same stupid mistakes he did. He’ll also bring on guests to impart their advice as well.  Koji has no doubt their advice will be better than his.

Download and subscribe to the podcast at your favorite podcasting host: Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsSpotify, Tune In RadioiHeart RadioStitcher, Podcast Addict, and most recently Amazon Music.

Episode #78 Best or Worst of THIS Year’s Holidays

This week hosts Koji Steven Sakai and M. Martin Mapoma discussed the best or worst of this year’s pandemic holidays. Can you guess what Koji and Martin’s best and worst are?

Find Us Online 

– Website: http://www.bestorworstpod.com/ 

– Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BestWorstDayOfYourLIfePodcast/ 

– Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheBestOrWorst1 

– Instagram https://www.instagram.com/bestorworstdaypod/ 

You can watch the whole episode here:

About Us 

Our society is so focused on celebrity, we sometimes forget that “regular” people lead interesting lives too! Best or worst moment of your life? Hosts Koji Steven Sakai and M. Martin Mapoma are here to let your story out. We put people on the spot. What are you going to hear? It could be funny, it could be poignant, it could be sad… you’ll know when we know.

Best or Worst is a twice-weekly podcast. On Tuesdays, we get to know our guests and on Thursdays, we find out their best or worst moment.

Download and subscribe to the podcast at your favorite podcasting host: iTunesGoogle PodcastsStitcherSpotifyTuneiniHeart RadioPodcast AddictPodchaserDeezer, Listen Notes,  and most recently Amazon Music.

Episode #77 Best or Worst Day with Actor Earl Baylon

This week hosts Koji Steven Sakai and M. Martin Mapoma brought on actor, gamer, and friend Earl Baylon. In this second episode, we put him on the spot and asked him about the best OR worst day of their life. Earl’s moment involved when he was a Boy’s Scout and the news. Be sure to listen or watch to find out what it was.

Guest

Earl Baylon is an Actor/Improviser/Voice Artist/Sometimes writer/producer based in Los Angeles, CA.

He was born many years ago in the lowlands of East Hollywood, soon after which he was kidnapped by his “parents,” who brought him to live in the mythical land of Long Beach, CA with their “family.” Earl yeeted off to UC, Irvine where he majored in Biological Sciences and did every possible other thing besides his schoolwork.

Earl is currently the Artistic Director of ROOM TO IMPROV, an Asian-American improv troupe serving the LA community… and beyond! You can hear him in the latest TOMB RAIDER video game trilogy including the most recent game in the franchise, SHADOW OF THE TOMB RAIDER, and on PANGEEKERY, a weekly live video podcast streaming on Twitch. 

He currently serves as Associate Producer and actor on the feature film LUMPIA WITH A VENGEANCE.

In his “free time” Earl yells at plastic polyhedrals and grinds Mythic+ dungeons for the BiS Azerite gear. 

You can check out what Earl is up to on his website at https://earlbaylon.com/.

You can watch the whole episode here:

Find Us Online 

– Website: http://www.bestorworstpod.com/ 

– Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BestWorstDayOfYourLIfePodcast/ 

– Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheBestOrWorst1 

– Instagram https://www.instagram.com/bestorworstdaypod/ 

About Us 

Our society is so focused on celebrity, we sometimes forget that “regular” people lead interesting lives too! Best or worst moment of your life? Hosts Koji Steven Sakai and M. Martin Mapoma are here to let your story out. We put people on the spot. What are you going to hear? It could be funny, it could be poignant, it could be sad… you’ll know when we know.

Best or Worst is a twice-weekly podcast. On Tuesdays, we get to know our guests and on Thursdays, we find out their best or worst moment.

Download and subscribe to the podcast at your favorite podcasting host: iTunesGoogle PodcastsStitcherSpotifyTuneiniHeart RadioPodcast AddictPodchaserDeezer, Listen Notes,  and most recently Amazon Music.

Guy Code Episode #44 Life Advice with Junko Goda

This week Koji brought on actor Junko Goda for some life advice for his son. Junko talked about the importance of martial arts, volunteering, kindness, and more.

Guest

Junko Goda is an actor, interpreter, and consultant. You can check out her work over on her website at http://junkogoda.com/.

You can watch the whole episode here:

Find Us Online

Website: https://guycodepod.buzzsprout.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GuyCodePod

Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/guycodpod/

About Us

Koji wanted to impart all of his “wisdom” to his son. But of course, his son already thinks he knows more than me. So instead of trying to tell him now and having it go in one ear and out the other, he decided to record them here with the hopes that maybe… just maybe… when he’s ready he’ll listen to his advice in the future and not make the same stupid mistakes he did. He’ll also bring on guests to impart their advice as well.  Koji has no doubt their advice will be better than his.

Download and subscribe to the podcast at your favorite podcasting host: Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsSpotify, Tune In RadioiHeart RadioStitcher, Podcast Addict, and most recently Amazon Music.