Episode #055 - Dealing with Tragedy (feat. Dan & Amanda Scifo)

October 15, 2018

After going through a tragic loss, Dream Loud Podcast co-host's Dan and Amanda decided that they wanted to come on the podcast and talk publicly about dealing with their loss and all of the emotions and questions that come along with it. This was a tough podcast to do, but we hope that it will be encouraging to you listener if you are going through a tragedy as well.


Episode #054 - In The Locker Room (feat. Scott Brown)

October 8, 2018

Scott Brown is an author and sports journalist who's covered everything from Penn State to Pittsburgh Steelers football, including a couple of Super Bowls. Today he's on the podcast to talk about his journalistic path, the books that he's written and the upcoming book he wrote with Tunch Ilkin (color commentator for the Steelers broadcast) In the Locker Room.


Episode #053 - Bonds, Creativity and the Music Business (feat. Lee Caruso Jr.)

October 1, 2018

Dan and I sit down with my old bandmate and friend, Lee Caruso Jr., to talk about his love for music, starting our band Big Atlantic from scratch and how to follow your dreams while keeping a savy business mind!


Episode #052 - The Year Mark Celebration!

September 24, 2018

This episode is a celebration of you!... The listeners who have supported us and helped motivate us to create this podcast and keep it going over the past year! Thank you all so much! Dan and I reflect back over the past year and read some comments that some of our past guests have given us as a way to celebrate one year of the Dream Loud Podcast!!!


Episode #051 - That’s Some Good Craic! (feat. Daniel and Tonya of The Craic Show)

September 17, 2018

Joining us this week are Renaissance Festival Performers, Daniel and Tonya, who play in their Irish/Celtic band The Craic Show. Listen in as they explain their journey of how they became interested in traditional Irish and Celtic music, the story of how they formed The Craic Show and how you can follow your dreams just like they did! This is a great conversation that you don't want to miss!


Episode #050 - What to Do After Failing to Achieve Your Dream (feat. Gina Ledwich)

September 10, 2018

Here we are at episode 50! Thanks so much for listening and supporting the show! Over the past 49 episodes, we've focused a lot on advice, tips, tricks and encouraging stories all with the goal of helping people to achieve their dreams. But what happens when the door to your dreams is slammed in your face, the door is locked, key thrown away and then the building attached to the door is bulldozed over! How do you pick yourself up after such a devastating defeat? Today in the show we talk to our friend Gina who was on the cusp of achieving her dreams only to have that very thing happen to her. We'll hear how she dealt with the devastating blow, picked herself up from the crushing defeat and how it drastically changed her worldview in making her see the opportunity and blessings right in front of her. This is an episode that you can't afford to miss!


Episode #049 - Overcoming Abuse (feat. Marty Stouffer)

September 3, 2018

This week on the podcast we sit down with our friend Marty Stouffer to hear his story of how he survived a traumatic childhood of physical abuse, while living through his mother's two divorces to become the man, husband and father that he is today. We know that there are many people out there today (maybe even some listeners of this podcast) who are struggling to live through abusive situations whether past or present. We hope that this interview with Marty helps you remember that there is hope in any situation to overcome and be who you want to be. Thanks for listening!


Episode #048 - Violins, Voice Acting & Musical Theater! (feat. Lydia Hull)

August 27, 2018

Today, Dan and I sat down with my sister, Lydia Hull, to talk about all of her interests and the unique freelancing opportunities it has given her!


Episode #047 - Getting Involved in Your Local Scene (feat. Josh Doran)

August 20, 2018

Dan and I (Ben) sit down with returning guest Josh Doran to talk about his new music project - The Fading Light - how he went about getting involved in the local Pittsburgh music scene and how he's built and continued to build a following for his art.


Episode #046 - Tips for Balancing a Demanding Schedule (feat. Dan Scifo)

August 13, 2018

As a follow up to my solo podcast episode where I discussed finding time to rest, I interview Dan this week for some practical advice to balancing a demanding schedule as a journalist for his local newspaper and sportswriter for the Associated Press. Dan has some great words of wisdom to share about finding time to rest and managing a demanding schedule so as to avoid burnout.