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 https://v13.net/paltrocast and paltrowitz.com.
– Darren spoke with comedian/actor Pauly Shore, All Elite Wrestling star “Absolute” Ricky Starks, and Dawes frontman Taylor Goldsmith. Among the topics discussed were handling fame, The Comedy Store, singer/songwriter Mike Viola, heavy metal, yacht rock, life during COVID-19 and Los Angeles. All 3 interviews were recorded in August 2020.
Theme song by Steve Schiltz. Audio mix by Mark Piro. Produced with V13 Media. Thanks for listening!
Our guests from top to bottom: Pauly Shore, “Absolute” Ricky Starks and Dawes
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 Go, They Might Be Giants, Mike Viola, Tracy Bonham, Loudness, Rachael 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 Tribune, The Daily Meal, The Hype Magazine, All Music Guide, Guitar 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.