Episodes

Serving Those Who Want to Impact Others: Rich Kozak

Dec. 1, 2022

I now have a whole other podcast, and it's about branding (YES, BRAND, launching...tomorrow!), so while I look forward to having Rich Kozak on THAT show, too, THIS conversation is really about heart. He and I both lead with …

From NFT to LGBTQ+ with an LICSW: The Positronic Melissa DaSilva

Nov. 27, 2022

" You don't have to follow in the footsteps that have been laid out for you. You can create your own future." This, more or less, is the spine of my conversation with Melissa DaSilva, a successful physical NFT artist, entrep…

The Marathon Man of MasterTalk: Brenden Kumarasamy

Nov. 24, 2022

We all know about Freedom of Speech. But speaking without skill is like duck hunting without camouflage. To spare you that embarrassment, I bring you Brenden Kumarasamy, founder of MasterTalk, who coaches ambitious executive…

Accountability, Consumer Protection Laws, & The Price of Free Stuff: Jules Polonetsky

Nov. 21, 2022

I should start by telling you that Jules Polonetsky is an optimist. Second, in the area of privacy and consumer protection, Jules is the man. He knows as much about privacy as Facebook knows about you. Jules serves as CEO of…

An Unmasked Singer Talks ADHD, Empowerment, & Parenting: Jessica Entner

Nov. 17, 2022

When your dad manages bands like Rage Against the Machine and Quiet Riot, there's a good chance you'll end up in the music biz - and an even greater chance you will do so LOUDLY. While Jessica Entner did both of those things…

Hello? Connect Me to Frank Agin, Please

Nov. 14, 2022

Do you know Frank Agin? You might! Frank is president of AmSpirit Business Connections , an organization that empowers entrepreneurs, sales representatives and professionals to become successful through networking. When Fran…

Know What You're Selling, to Sell What You're Branding: Mellissa Tong

Nov. 10, 2022

This episode reunites me with my friend and client, Mellissa Tong, a three-time #1 Best Selling Author on Amazon, Award-winning Storyteller, and Founder/CCO of a Creative Marketing and Content Production Company, DuckPunk Pr…

A**holes: The Greatest Threat to Humanity, with Jeremy Sherman, PhD

Nov. 7, 2022

I’ve long maintained that a**holes are decent people minus a sense of humor. And I want to preface this episode by making sure that my audience knows I welcome as guests those with differing opinions and positions across hum…

Interview Questions for a Pop Culture Commentator: Ralph Sutton

Nov. 3, 2022

You wanna talk radio? Cough buttons? Sex, Drugs, & Rock N Roll? Look no further than Ralph Sutton, a seasoned podcast and pop culture commentator with two decades of experience on the mic as a TV and radio host. Currently, h…

Are You Feeling It? Life Purpose Mentoring with Simona Mango

Oct. 31, 2022

Do we really have time to waste time? Or should we fully embrace every moment? And if so, how? My chat with certified Life Coach and Spirituality Coach Simona Mango explores these questions and more. "The reason I focus on L…

Solocast: Hersh Sums it Up in Advance of Season 2!

Oct. 28, 2022

This is just a brief episode to serve as a bridge between seasons. I am so thrilled by the response to the show, and the growing listenership is inspiring! We've got lots more in store for Season 2 of Truth Tastes Funny. Sta…

You've Got Personality. Can You Read Mine?: Alan Stevens Can!

Oct. 10, 2022

First, let me welcome you to Episode 30 of #TTFPodcast, the final episode of Season 1! It's only been a few months, but the conversations I've had, the people I've connected with, it's all been so deeply fulfilling and I tha…

The Good Eggs Give Kids Reason to Crack Open a Book: Sandy Ciaramitaro

Oct. 6, 2022

Sandy Ciaramitaro is a good egg for many reasons, not the least of which is her authorship of The Good Eggs series - her contribution to supporting children as they learn about virtues, diversity, and service, essential conc…

Burnout Breakthroughs Are Out There, so Get Assessed!: Scott Anderson

Sept. 29, 2022

A ccording to the Gallup folks, 89% of the American workforce says that they're "burned out." So, the good news is, we're not alone! The other news is, "burnout" - and PTSD - are worth looking into, and who better to sit dow…

If you don't know how good you are, can you get better?: Marci Warhaft

Sept. 27, 2022

Marci Warhaft - “The Resiliency Rebel” - is a Resiliency coach and founder of The Fit vs Fiction Body Image workshops. She was named one of Canada’s Top 100 Health influencers for 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 by Optimyz fitness…

In 125 Countries, This Guy is Next Level: Kevin Palmieri

Sept. 20, 2022

To paraphrase Willy Wonka, "Don't forget what happened to the little boy who suddenly got everything he ever wanted: he felt empty AF and wanted to die. And then...." One of the most gratifying things about hosting TTF is th…

Is Social Media a Good Witch or a Bad Witch? Ask Rob Krecak of Humans First

Sept. 13, 2022

"There's a certain pact we make with the devil to enjoy life in a way that makes us feel fulfilled. So we're not doing heinous crimes on our own volition, but we're enabling inequity. We're enabling climate disasters. We're …

Brooklynese with a Texas Twang: Marketing Educator Lorraine Ball

Sept. 6, 2022

What role does marketing play in a post-truth world? Can we believe in ourselves enough to sell the image to other people? Hersh consults with Lorraine Ball, Marketing Strategist, Marketing Educator, and host of the More Tha…

What Does Prosperity Mean in Quantum Physics? Ask Janet Elaine Schmidt

Sept. 1, 2022

"Make for yourself a teacher, and acquire for yourself a friend." This I have done, in the form of Janet Elaine Schmidt. She's the Creator of "Reprogram For Success" and has been a practical yet potent Quantum Consciousness …

Recovered on Purpose with Adam Vibe Gunton

Aug. 30, 2022

Adam Vibe Gunton shares not only his amazing story but also his methods for helping others find their voice in the journey of recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. While there are harrowing moments in this conversation, …

Is Your Retirement Calculator Broken? Call Money 911's Kris Miller

Aug. 26, 2022

Just when we stop obsessing about pandemics, we've gotta worry about a possible economy in recession, inflation rates, and more. But wait - this is Truth Tastes Funny , so Hersh's interview with Money 911 host Kris Miller ha…

Celebrating 20 Episodes, with That British Podcast Guy: Mark Asquith

Aug. 22, 2022

Early in my podcasting adventure, I was fortunate enough to sit down with Mark Asquith, aka That British Podcast Guy. Mark is Managing Director & co-founder of Captivate.fm (part of Global), and his business is helping podca…

The Entrepreneurs Behind John's Crazy Socks are Spreading Happiness: John & Mark Cronin

Aug. 18, 2022

Businesses are built. Entrepreneurs, however, are born, not made. From Hersh's first exchange with John and Mark Cronin, he recognized that their genius lay in their commitment to one goal - Spreading Happiness - and the joy…

The Positronics of Pie: Beth Howard

Aug. 15, 2022

Sometimes, a podcast does exactly what it’s intended to do. In the case of Hersh’s interview with author/piemaker/peace activist Beth M. Howard, the result goes beyond well-meaning folks ruminating about making the world a b…