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Paltrocast with Darren Paltrowitz: #044 ft. Bruce Kulick, Anna Sofia & WWE Superstar Mickie James



What is a Paltrocast?
– In July 2018, New York-based writer and editor Darren Paltrowitz launched the Paltrocast in partnership with PureGrainAudio (now V13 Media). This bi-weekly podcast features exclusive interviews with top entertainers, entrepreneurs and other cultural influencers. More info on Darren and the Paltrocast can be found online at and Recorded March 2020.

Episode #044:
– On this edition of the Paltrocast, your host, Darren Paltrowitz, spoke with Grand Funk Railroad guitarist Bruce Kulick, singer/songwriter Anna Sofia, and WWE Superstar (and singer/songwriter) Mickie James. Topics of discussion included KISS, hip-hop samples, high school, juggling careers, Long Island, and socks.

Thanks to Steve Schiltz for the new Paltrocast theme song and Mark Piro for the audio mix.

Our guests, from top to bottom: Grand Funk Railroad, Anna Sofia, Mickie James:

Grand Funk Railroad

Anna Sophia by Steph Verschuren

Mickie James

About Your Host:
– Darren Paltrowitz is a New York resident with over 20 years of entertainment industry experience. He began working around the music business as a teenager, interning for the manager of his then-favorite band Superdrag. In the years following, he has worked with a wide array of artists including OK GoThey Might Be GiantsMike ViolaTracy BonhamLoudnessRachael Yamagata, and Amanda Palmer.

Darren’s writing has appeared in dozens of outlets including the New York Daily News, the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago TribuneThe Daily MealThe Hype MagazineAll Music GuideGuitar World, PureGrainAudio, and the Jewish Journal.

Darren Paltrowitz is also the author of the new book Pocket Cash: Your Happy Money, as available for sale via Amazon and published by Book Web Publishing. His second book, Good Ideas From Professional Wrestling, was authored with D.X. Ferris and features a foreword by Diamond Dallas Page; it is now out via Amazon.