Tuesday - May 28th, 2024
Apple News
×

What can we help you find?

Open Menu
Rik Anthony Someone You Should Know Podcast

Somehow, Rik knew he wanted to be a radio announcer from an early age. So after graduation in 1978, Rik joined the U.S. Air Force to be a Radio and TV announcer for the Armed Forces Radio and TV Service (AFRTS). After 20 years, he retired from the Air Force in 1998. He retired on a Friday in August then two days later, started a new job as a host and producer for the All Star Radio Network. During his 19 years there, Rik hosted several nationally syndicated radio shows, including: "Back in the Pits with Rik Anthony" and "Someone You Should Know." Rik has thousands of celebrity interviews in his archives.

Rik retired from daily on-air radio on 1/1/23 and is focusing on his podcast and enjoying life. Rik has two grown children, Shauna and Brad.

Rik loves flying airplanes, traveling, cooking, the arts, and spending time with his wife, Leslie.

Recent Content

Loading...
Episode 174 - Demi Michelle - Songwriter / Author/ Podcast Host &Raquo;
Episode 174 – Demi Michelle – Songwriter / Author/ Podcast Host

Do you have that one friend that can do it all?  My guest this time on the podcast is a talented lady who is not only an Award-Winning songwriter and  Recording Artist, but also an Author of Young A…

Do you have that one…

Do you have that one friend that can do it all?  My guest this time on the podcast is a talented lady who is not only an Award-Winning songwriter and  Recording Artist, but also an Author of Young Adult Fiction, and an Award-Nominated Podcast host. This multi-talented lady is Demi Michelle, she's Someone You Should Know.Tip Jar:Click here to buy the Rik Anthony a cold one.Show Links:Click here to go to Demi's WebsiteClick here to go to Demi's Twitter/XClick here to go to Demi's InstagramClick here to go to Demi's Facebook Click here to go to Demi's YouTubeClick …

Listen · 38:00
Podcast Extra - Memorial Day Poems With Tammy Spears &Raquo; Wq4Of0M19928Ci6Uz97Urk78Mkr4
Podcast Extra – Memorial Day Poems with Tammy Spears

Happy Memorial Day from everyone here at the Someone You Should Know Podcast. Our resident poet, Tammy Spears joins us once again to share some poetry, to share with everyone. BUY RIK A COFFEETammy&a…

Happy Memorial Day f…

Happy Memorial Day from everyone here at the Someone You Should Know Podcast. Our resident poet, Tammy Spears joins us once again to share some poetry, to share with everyone. BUY RIK A COFFEETammy's Twitter linkTammy's Instagram linkTammy's LinkedIn linkTammy's Etsy linkTammy's Alignable linkAmazon link to purchase "Flutter of an Eye"Etsy link to purchase "Flutter of an Eye"Barnes & Nobel link to purchase "Flutter of an Eye"Walmart link to purchase "Flutter of an Eye"IUniverse link to purchase "Flutter of an Eye"How to Contact Us:Official Website: https://Someone…

Listen · 8:46
Episode 173 - Kathy Bell &Quot;Ma Bell&Quot; &Raquo; 8Kmn68Gav0G57Enywea1Sze4Zg3V
Episode 173 – Kathy Bell "Ma Bell"

Step into a world where fun, mischief, music, and laughter collide with Ma Bell, the vivacious onstage persona of today's podcast guest. With a mix of charm and wit, Ma Bell embodies the spirit o…

Step into a world wh…

Step into a world where fun, mischief, music, and laughter collide with Ma Bell, the vivacious onstage persona of today's podcast guest. With a mix of charm and wit, Ma Bell embodies the spirit of "You're Never Too Old to Dream." Her performances are an invitation to embrace joy, celebrate life, and revel in the magic of music. Join Ma Bell on her whimsical journey, where every moment is filled with endless possibilities and contagious laughter. Kathy Bell is the brains behind Ma Bell and she is Someone You Should Know. Tip Jar:Click here to buy the Rik Anthony a cold one.Show Links:…

Listen · 31:51
Episode 172 - Johnny Henry - St Louis Country Artist &Raquo;
Episode 172 – Johnny Henry – St Louis Country Artist

Rekindling old connections can be like finding a hidden treasure. Recently, I had the joy of reconnecting with a musician friend from St. Louis who has toured extensively across the US and even ventur…

Rekindling old conne…

Rekindling old connections can be like finding a hidden treasure. Recently, I had the joy of reconnecting with a musician friend from St. Louis who has toured extensively across the US and even ventured to the vibrant shores of the Virgin Islands. Our conversations were a harmonious blend of reminiscing about past gigs and sharing tales of musical adventures. It's incredible how music can bridge gaps and bring old friends back together. He's Johnny Henry, and he's Someone You Should Know.Tip Jar:Click here to buy the Rik Anthony a cold one.Show Links:Click here to go to Johnny&a…

Listen · 46:33
Episode 171A - Jeff Orson - Canadian Singer And Cancer Survivor &Raquo;
Episode 171a – Jeff Orson – Canadian Singer and Cancer Survivor

In the battle against cancer, the power of music can't be overstated. For one patient, it wasn't just a source of joy, but a lifeline. Through his darkest days of treatment, playing music be…

In the battle agains…

In the battle against cancer, the power of music can't be overstated. For one patient, it wasn't just a source of joy, but a lifeline. Through his darkest days of treatment, playing music became a beacon of hope, a therapy that soothed the soul and uplifted the spirit. Strumming his guitar became the catalyst for Resilience, helping this individual not just endure, but thrive. That cancer survivor is Canadian singer/Songwriter Jeff Orson, Someone You Should Know. Tip Jar:Click here to buy the Rik Anthony a cold one.Show Links:Click here to go to Jeff's WebsiteClick here to go to…

Listen · 34:44
Episode 171 - David Malloy - From Producer To Artist &Raquo;
Episode 171 – David Malloy – From Producer to Artist

David Malloy: From Behind the Glass to Center Stage with "Mirror"David Malloy, the celebrated producer known for his magic behind the studio glass, has stepped into the limelight with his debut album,…

David Malloy: From B…

David Malloy: From Behind the Glass to Center Stage with "Mirror"David Malloy, the celebrated producer known for his magic behind the studio glass, has stepped into the limelight with his debut album, "Mirror." This transition from producer to performer marks a significant milestone in Malloy's career, showcasing his multifaceted talent and creative depth."Mirror" is more than just an album; it's a profound introspection into Malloy's journey, offering listeners a glimpse into his successes, struggles, and personal growth. Through poignant lyrics and emotive melodies, Malloy inv…

Listen · 33:35
Episode 170 - Alan G Bookman - Overcoming Adversity With Music &Raquo;
Episode 170 – Alan G Bookman – Overcoming Adversity With Music

In a remarkable journey of Resilience, today's podcast guest overcame the aftermath of a devastating hit-and-run accident. He had to relearn how to walk and talk and especially his musical craft …

In a remarkable jour…

In a remarkable journey of Resilience, today's podcast guest overcame the aftermath of a devastating hit-and-run accident. He had to relearn how to walk and talk and especially his musical craft from scratch. His tenacity shines through in the soulful notes of his latest compositions, featured on our podcast. Join us as we celebrate the triumph of the human spirit and experience the inspiring melodies that emerged from his unwavering dedication to his art. Tune in for a testament to perseverance and the healing power of music as I introduce Alan G. Bookman, Someone You Should Know.Tip Jar…

Listen · 28:34
Episode 169 - Jacqine / Singer, Songwriter, Cookbook Author &Raquo;
Episode 169 – Jacqine / Singer, Songwriter, Cookbook Author

Today's podcast guest is a multi-talented artist blending melodies and flavors in a unique harmony. As a captivating singer/songwriter, her soulful voice weaves stories into musical masterpieces.…

Today's podcast…

Today's podcast guest is a multi-talented artist blending melodies and flavors in a unique harmony. As a captivating singer/songwriter, her soulful voice weaves stories into musical masterpieces. But that's not all—she's also stepping into the culinary world with a brand-new E-cookbook, sharing her passion for both music and food.  Thanks to her, a copy of her new  E-cookbook is in my culinary library.  From heartfelt lyrics to delectable recipes, this lovely lady invites you on a journey where every note and every dish tells a story. Get ready to be inspired as this artist…

Listen · 43:47
Episode 168 - Eric Diamond - Award Winning Western Swing Artist &Raquo; 6Cta2Rfm37H0Njefgn3W8Oej4Scb
Episode 168 – Eric Diamond – Award Winning Western Swing Artist

Explore the extraordinary musical journey of Eric Diamond, who embarked on his passion at 15 and has since earned multiple awards. This year, he will achieve a remarkable milestone when he is inducted…

Explore the extraord…

Explore the extraordinary musical journey of Eric Diamond, who embarked on his passion at 15 and has since earned multiple awards. This year, he will achieve a remarkable milestone when he is inducted into the Western Swing Music Hall of Fame. Join us in a brief yet thrilling overview of Eric's accolades, culminating in a sneak peek of his latest album, "All of Me." Eric Diamond is, 'Someone You Should Know. ' Click here to buy the host a cold one.Show Links: Click here to go to Eric's Facebook pageClick here to go to Eric's WebsiteClick here to go to Eric's YouT…

Listen · 29:15
Episode 167 - Presley Haile - Rising Star &Raquo; E0Buk49Lhzytv5Garbez3Ju0F6Fv
Episode 167 – Presley Haile – Rising Star

Presley Haile: The Rising Star Illuminating the Texas Music SceneToday's podcast guest is making waves in the Texas music scene, earning critical acclaim at the Larry Joe Taylor Texas Music Festi…

Presley Haile: The R…

Presley Haile: The Rising Star Illuminating the Texas Music SceneToday's podcast guest is making waves in the Texas music scene, earning critical acclaim at the Larry Joe Taylor Texas Music Festival (LJT Fest). With a soulful voice and authentic storytelling, her music resonates deeply. Her LJT Fest performance marked a breakthrough, catapulting her into the spotlight. Now, with a growing audience captivated by her emotional lyrics and powerful vocals, this talented lady is a rising star destined for even greater success in the vibrant Texas music landscape. She's Presley Haile and s…

Listen · 39:56
Episode 166 - Nowhere But Down - St.louis Based Punk Grunge Band &Raquo;
Episode 166 – Nowhere But Down – St.Louis Based Punk Grunge Band

The goal of the Someone You Should Know Podcast has always been helping others. It's an added bonus if you can help friends you've known for a long time. Case in point, on  this episode I&a…

The goal of the Some…

The goal of the Someone You Should Know Podcast has always been helping others. It's an added bonus if you can help friends you've known for a long time. Case in point, on  this episode I'll introduce you to a punk/grunge scene from the St. Louis area.  They formed in 2019 and since then have been perfecting their sound.  The added bonus, I've known one of the band members since he and my daughter Shauna were making music in our garage in the late 1990s.  They have some new music and some fun stories in this podcast interview.  Please welcome Mycle Styen(guitars/vox), …

Listen · 36:33
Episode 165A - Connie Zweig - Author &Raquo; Iu8Tgiqf9F8E6Qii3Makl6Juzirm
Episode 165a – Connie Zweig – Author

Author time once again on the podcast. Today’s guest is an award-winning author who’s a retired therapist. She’s also Co-authored several notable books. Her latest book  Meeting The Shadow On T…

Author time once aga…

Author time once again on the podcast. Today’s guest is an award-winning author who’s a retired therapist. She’s also Co-authored several notable books. Her latest book  Meeting The Shadow On The Spiritual Path: The Dance Of Darkness And Light In Our Search For Awakening, is available now. She’s Connie Zweig, PhD and she’s Someone You Should Know. Click here to buy the host a cold one.Show Links: Click here to go to Connie's  WebsiteClick here to go to Connie's Facebook Click here to go to Connie's Twitter/XClick here to go to Connie's LinkedIn To be part of Con…

Listen · 22:46
Episode 165 - Stormin Norman Seldin &Raquo;
Episode 165 – Stormin Norman Seldin

Stormin Norman Seldin- He did more by age 16, than most do in a lifetimeStormin' Norman Seldin's musical odyssey is a testament to the transformative power of passion and perseverance. From …

Stormin Norman Seldi…

Stormin Norman Seldin- He did more by age 16, than most do in a lifetimeStormin' Norman Seldin's musical odyssey is a testament to the transformative power of passion and perseverance. From humble beginnings in bars and juke joints to commanding stages at Madison Square Garden and even gracing the halls of the White House, Seldin's trajectory is nothing short of remarkable.At the heart of his artistry lies a fusion of American Roots music and classical finesse, nurtured since childhood with early piano lessons at Manhattan School. Credited as a pioneer of the legendary Sound of …

Listen · 44:38
Episode 164 - Leann Stutler - Rising Country Star &Raquo;
Episode 164 – Leann Stutler – Rising Country Star

The local music scene in Chicagoland is ripe with talent. In this episode, I'll introduce you to a talented singer/songwriter from NW Indiana, that I happened to catch playing at a local fundrais…

The local music scen…

The local music scene in Chicagoland is ripe with talent. In this episode, I'll introduce you to a talented singer/songwriter from NW Indiana, that I happened to catch playing at a local fundraiser.  Her most recent EP is called "Welcome to the Circle," and we'll play a couple of tracks in this episode. She's one of those "One's to Watch." She's Leann Stutler and she's Someone You Should Know. Click here to buy the host a cold one.Show Links: Click here to go to Leann's WebpageClick here to go to Leann's FacebookClick here to go to Leann's Instagra…

Listen · 37:18
Episode 163 - John Krondes / 2Nd Coming Of Elvis &Raquo;
Episode 163 – John Krondes / 2nd Coming of Elvis

By now you've probably seen a dozen Elvis Presley impersonators. But what you took is a very good singer/songwriter, that sounds just like "the King." Put him with Elvis's best friend and Ro…

By now you've p…

By now you've probably seen a dozen Elvis Presley impersonators. But what you took is a very good singer/songwriter, that sounds just like "the King." Put him with Elvis's best friend and Road Manager, Joe Esposito. Add in that famous "Memphis Sound," featuring Elvis's famous Jordanairs, the TCB Band, and the American Sound Studio Band. Well, then you'd have something really special that would teleport you back to the late 60s and early 70s.  Well close your eyes and turn up the volume. Today's podcast guest is CDX Records Sony Music and The Orchard recording artist J…

Listen · 42:55
Episode 162 - Steph Katzovi - Children'S Book Author &Raquo;
Episode 162 – Steph Katzovi – Children's Book Author

Today's podcast guest traded her law career for the enchanting world of children's literature. Fueled by a childhood dream, she embarked on a courageous journey to become a children's b…

Today's podcast…

Today's podcast guest traded her law career for the enchanting world of children's literature. Fueled by a childhood dream, she embarked on a courageous journey to become a children's book author. Leaving behind the confines of legal briefs, she now weaves imaginative tales that captivate young minds. Her leap of faith reminds us that it's never too late to pursue our passions. She's Steph Katzovi, she's Someone You Should Know.Click here to buy the host a cold one.Show Links:Click here to go to go to Steph's website Click here to go to go to Steph's Fac…

Listen · 21:14
Episode 161 - Lauren Glick &Raquo;
Episode 161 – Lauren Glick

Today's podcast guest whose bluesy/rock music and soulful voice is drawing comparisons to the legendary Janis Joplin. With a vocal prowess that transcends genres, she delivers performances that r…

Today's podcast…

Today's podcast guest whose bluesy/rock music and soulful voice is drawing comparisons to the legendary Janis Joplin. With a vocal prowess that transcends genres, she delivers performances that resonate with raw emotion and authenticity. Her powerful yet nuanced delivery captivates audiences, leaving them in awe of her undeniable talent. Keep an eye on this lady as she continues to take the music world by storm. She's Lauren Glick, Someone You Should Know.  Click here to buy the host a cold one.Show Links:Click here to go to Lauren's WebsiteClick here to go to Lauren's Fac…

Listen · 33:12
Episode 160 - Nismah Osman / Writer Of Music For Tv Shows And Movies &Raquo;
Episode 160 – Nismah Osman / Writer of music for TV shows and Movies

Can you make a living writing songs for film and TV? Today's podcast guest has and continues to. To date, she's had music on over 200 TV shows. She also teaches how you can do it too. She is…

Can you make a livin…

Can you make a living writing songs for film and TV? Today's podcast guest has and continues to. To date, she's had music on over 200 TV shows. She also teaches how you can do it too. She is also an accomplished singer/songwriter and we will feature several of her songs on this episode. Please welcome Nismah Osman, Someone You Should Know.Click here to buy the host a cold one.Show Links:Click here to go to Nismah's WebsiteClick here to go to Nismah's InstagramClick here to go to Nismah's TikTokAll music used by permission from the artistSomeone You Should Know 2024 // …

Listen · 27:01
Register to become a Member of BabyBoomer.org

Recent Active Contributors

Show More

Keep Up To Date With Our Latest Baby Boomer News & Offers!

Sign Up for Our FREE Newsletter

Name(Required)
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.