The Experience with LaFern Cusack
Dillon Henry Foundation: 2/2/19
LaFern Cusack speaks with Harriet Zaretsky, Steve Henry and Irv Kintaudi about the life of Dillon and the Dillon Henry Foundation.
Gene Sheynis - Sportamix.com: 1/19/19
LaFern Cusack speaks with Gene Sheynis of Sportamix.com a unique global sports networking platform that offers the opportunity to make valuable connections in the sports world.
BOSS Awards 2019: 1/12/19
LaFern Cusack talks BOSS AWARDS with Everett Glenn, ESPELI.ORG January 26, a celebration of the power of sport.
Youth Football: 12/22/18
LaFern Cusack talks youth football and sports with Derek and Kai Matthews; Nick, Cyd and Sam Middlesworth.
Dr. Harding Young - Mental Health: 12/15/18
LaFern Cusack speaks with Dr. Harding Young about mental health for athletes, stress and coping with the holiday season.
Dr. Archna Chaudhary: Vaping: 11/10/18
LaFern Cusack speaks with Dr. Archna Chaudhary about the Great American Smokeout, vaping and the athletes cardiovascular system.
Genevieve Riutort: Westside Food Bank: 11/3/18
LaFern Cusack speaks with Genevieve Riutort, Chief Development Officer of Westside Food Bank about the nutrition programs, food drive and the Santa Monica Pub Crawl 12/8/18.
Hollywood High Girls Volleyball Champions: 10/20/18
LaFern Cusack speaks Hollywood High Vollyball champions Beverly Kilpatrick, Ali Jensen, Toni Jaramilla, Alexah Monabat, Alexus Ibrahimi and Christine Morales.
Dr. Nermine Morcos-Clark: 10/20/18
LaFern Cusack speaks with Dr. Nermine Morcos-Clark about flu prevention and the importance of elder care.
Firefighters: Fire It Up BBQ Competition: 10/6/18
LaFern Cusack talks with Linda Corrente, Michelle Banks and Isaac Burks about the Firefighters First Fire It Up BBQ Competition Oct 20 FireItUpBBQ.org
Jenny Darroch: Drucker to MVP: 10/6/18
LaFern Cusack speaks with Professor Jenny Darroch about the parallels between professional development of oneself and athletes training.
Wendy Rogers Talks Lupus: 9/29/18
LaFern Cusack speaks with Wendy Rogers about living with Lupus a chronic autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body.
Clean Air Day and AYSO: 9/22/18
LaFern Cusack discusses Clean Air Day and AYSO with Brian Sheridan and Yvonne Lara. Join us to clear the air on October 3.
Ambassador Delano Lewis: No Condition is Permanent: 8/25/18
LaFern Cusack speaks with Ambassador Delano Lewis about strategies for success on and off the court and his new book NO CONDITION IS PERMANENT.
Dan Youngman: Miracle in Manhattan: 8/18/18
LaFern Cusack talks with Dan Youngman about THE MIRACLE IN MANHATTAN - how coach Bill Snyder turned around the Kansas State football program.
Troy Grant: The Power of Golf: 8/11/18
LaFern Cusack talks golf with Troy Grant and how to get the most out of your stroke.
D. Elliot Woods: From the Court to the Screen: 8/4/18
LaFern Cusack talks going from the court to the screen with D. Elliot Woods, actor, writer and producer.
Dr. Desmond Lew: Healthy Kids: 7/28/18
LaFern Cusack speaks with Dr. Desmond Lew about ways to prepare young athletes for going back to school and the sports season.
The Art of Sports: AaronTheArtist: 7/21/18
LaFern Cusack speaks with Aaron The Artist about how he brings all of the top athletes to life as an illustrator and digital multimedia creative.
Passion of Soccer: Speak With Your Feet: 7/14/18
LaFern Cusack speaks with Saul Gonzalez and David Ventre about the World Cup and how Speak With Your Feet connects kids to the passion of soccer.
Dr. Judy Huynh: Summer Health Safety: 7/8/18
LaFern Cusack speaks with Dr. Judy Huynh about outdoor exercise, sun exposure and safety.
Dyann Crosby: Sign With Me: 7/8/18
LaFern Cusack speaks with D'yann Crosby, Sign with Me, about emergency preparedness made accessible for deaf and hard-of-hearing and BBQ with a Purpose July 12 in Long Beach.
RaiseAChild: Rich Valenza and Anthony Bright: 6/24/18
LaFern Cusack speaks with Rich Valenza and Anthony Bright of RaiseAChild about how athletes and fans help foster children and adopt.
Clayton Frech: Angel City Games: 6/15/18
LaFern Cusack speaks with Clayton Frech of Angel City Games the leading adaptive sports festival in the Greater Los Angeles at UCLA June 21-24.
Gregory Sporleder: The Tao of Daddying: 6/3/18
LaFern Cusack speaks with Actor/Author Gregory Sporleder about his love for The Bulls, being a father and THE TAO OF DADDYING.
Missy Franklin: Olympic Gold Medalist: 6/1/18
LaFern Cusack speaks with Olympian Missy Franklin about winning five medals, how swimming changed her life and the MAKE A SPLASH initiative for USA Swimming Foundation.
Nuvision Motorcycle Memorial Day Honor Ride: 5/26/18
LaFern Cusack speaks with Attila Morgan and Lt. Colonel Kenneth Graham(Ret.): honoring those who serve our country, free gas event; Nuvision Motorcycle Memorial Day Honor Ride
Brian Courtney Wilson: A Great Work: 5/20/18
LaFern Cusack speaks with Brian Courtney Wilson about begin a fan of all teams Chicago, the leadership of Chris Paul and his new gospel album A GREAT WORK.
Scott Otto: Rally Cycling and UHCCF: 5/13/18
LaFern Cusack talks with Scott Otto about the Rally Cycling team, Amgen Tour of CA and Inspired Bikes benefiting the UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation.
Tricia LaVoice: Dear Martha, WTF: 5/13/18
LaFern Cusack speaks with Tricia LaVoice author of Dear Martha, WTF, Barbara Lazaroff of Spago and crashes a Facebook Live discussion with Tommy Geraci.
Schone Malliet: The National Winter Activity Center: 4/7/18
LaFern Cusack speaks with Schone Malliet, Founder and CEO of The National Winter Activity Center (NWAC) about ELEV8 and teaching kids how to ski and snowboard.
Athlete and Financial Literacy: 4/7/18
LaFern Cusack speaks with former NFL players Terrell Thomas, Thomas Williams, Attila Morgan and Tom Sweet of Nuvision about athletes financial literacy essaychallenge.com.
Michael Heiman: Monarch Camps: 3/31/18
LaFern Cusack and Michael Heiman talk Monarch Camps. Hear how sports and activities facilitates the development of cooperation, creativity, motor skills and sportsmanship.
Alicia Jessop: Ruling Sports: 3/24/18
LaFern Cusack speaks with Sports Law Professor Alicia Jessop about the power of sports, students, contracts and the Jordan Brand first-ever women’s collection.
Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and Biggie: 2/24/18
LaFern Cusack talks UNSOLVED with Director Anthony Hemingway, Lyah LeFlore, Jamie McShane, Lahmard Tate, Amira Vann, Liana Mendoza, Annie Ilonzeh and David Bianchi.
Titmouse: 5 Second Day: 2/24/18
LaFern Cusack talks five second day with Titmouse Founder Chris Prynoski, Matt Taylor, Simon Wilches Castro and Will Feng, premiering March 2 at the Egyptian Theater.
Dan and Mike Friedman- TallOrder: 2/17/18
LaFern Cusack speaks with the Co-Founders of TallOrder Mike and Dan Friedman about 9/11, support and carrying on the legacy of their father.
Dr. David Suk - Heart Health: 2/17/18
LaFern Cusack speaks with Dr. David Suk about cardiovascular disease, prevention education and heart-healthy lifestyles.
Curtis Silvers: NBA All Star Game: 2/11/18
LaFern Cusack speaks with Curtis Silvers, Brotherhood Crusades, about how Stephen Curry selects charitable donations at 2018 NBA All Star Game.
Lisa Klein: The S Word: 2/3/18
Lisa Klein Director, S WORD, joins LaFern Cusack to discuss suicide among athletes, family and friends and what she is doing to transform personal struggles into action.
Harley Zed Mona: Our Guardian Renegade: 1/20/18
LaFern Cusack speaks with former gamer turned author Harley Zed Mona about gaming and his science-fiction book entitled: Our Guardian Renegade.
Lisa Sawicki: Coach vs Narcissism: 1/13/18
LaFern Cusack speaks Lisa Sawicki, certified coach and relationship expert, about narcissism and how you can be your own coach in 2018.
Everett Glenn: BOSS Awards: 1/6/18
LaFern Cusack speaks with Everett Glenn about the BOSS (Business of Success Beyond Sports) Weekend and Awards January 26 and how he helps athletes.
Eric Small: Celebrity Fitness Trainer: 12/16/17
LaFern Cusack speaks with Celebrity Fitness Trainer Eric Small of ConfusedMuscles.com about getting focused and fit for life not just the new year.
Dr. Elmo Agatep: Athletes and the flu: 11/18/17
LaFern Cusack speaks with Dr. Elmo Agatep about best practices for athletes to stay healthy and avoid the flu.
Pulmonary Hypertension- PHAware: 11/11/17
LaFern Cusack speaks with Steve Van Wormer and Dr. Roham Zamanian about pulmonary hypertension and the PHAware Global Association.
Ferrari Sheppard: The Power of Winning: 10/21/17
LaFern Cusack speaks with Ferrari Sheppard multimedia producer/artist about what winning looks like, the power of social media and Dec 99th a musical collaboration Yasiin Bey.
UnitedHealthcare California Challenge: 10/21/17
LaFern Cusack speaks with Matt Rodriguez, Joe Coddington and Peter Bylsma about Project Hero and supporting our veterans and UnitedHealthcare California Challenge.
Dr. Clayton Lau Talks Prostate Cancer: 10/21/17
LaFern Cusack speaks with Clayton Lau, M.D. of City of Hope about factors that increase your risk of prostate cancer.
Toni Jaramilla: Gender Inequity in Sports: 10/7/17
LaFern Cusack speaks with Toni Jaramilla Esq., about Joyce Li vs. Independent Sports & Entertainment (ISE), The Equal Pay Act and gender inequity in sports and entertainment.
Adam Joosten and Scott Allen: Star Vizn : 10/7/17
LaFern Cusack speaks with Adam Joosten and Scott Allen about Star Vizn an online training platform where athletes learn how to become better at their craft.
Traci Lynn Cowan: Fitness and Health Expert: 9/23/17
LaFern Cusack speaks with fitness and health coach Traci Lynn Cowan about how she gained a healthy approach to life.
Rory Kennedy - Without a Net: The Digital Divide in America: 9/23/17
Just like athletes, our students need a competitive advantage to succeed. LaFern Cusack speaks with director Rory Kennedy about Without a Net: The Digital Divide in America.
Weekend Warrior Disaster Plan: 9/2/17
LaFern Cusack speaks with Ken Kondo, Margaret Vinci and Jake Heflin about how weekend warriors can assist in disaster management and preparation.
Brian Sebastian: Sports Movies: 8/26/17
LaFern Cusack discusses the impact and influence of sports in movies with Brian Sebastian of Movie Reviews and More and the Hollywood Film Festival.
Serro Park: FITLFE and Macro-Dieting: 8/19/17
LaFern Cusack speaks FITLFE Founder Serro Park about macro dieting, building strength and increasing lean body mass when preparing individuals for competitions.
Bevine and Thompson: International Parkour Federation: 8/5/17
LaFern Cusack speaks with Victor Bevine and David Thompson of the International Parkour Federation (IPF) about passionate athletes, advocates and being strong and useful.
Bob Babbitt: Challenged Athletes Foundation: 8/5/17
LaFern Cusack speaks with Bob Babbitt of the Challenged Athletes Foundation and Jonathan Brown about athletes competing across the country and competitive funding.
Chris Prynoski: Niko and the Sword of Light: 7/15/17
LaFern Cusack speaks with Chris Prynoski of Titmouse about all things animation-the launch of NIKO AND THE SWORD OF LIGHT, VR, Jay-Z's THE STORY OF OJ and Comic-Con.
Express Yourself with Charles Wright: 7/1/17
LaFern Cusack speaks with music legend Charles Wright (Express Yourself) talks music, 103rd Street Rhythm Band and African American history
Dr. Elmo Agatep: Men's Health Month: 6/24/17
LaFern Cusack speaks with Dr. Elmo Agatep about National Men’s Health Month — to heighten awareness and encourage early detection of disease or injury among men and boys.
Angel City Games at UCLA: 6/17/17
LaFern Cusack welcomes Clayton Frech and Michael Garafola of Angel City Games and discuss the leading adaptive sports festival at UCLA June 22nd-25th and need for volunteers.
Carter and Ferrara: My Mom and The Girl: 6/17/17
LaFern Cusack speaks with Susie Singer Carter and DawnMarie Ferrara of My Mom and The Girl, the award winning film that addresses Alzheimer's disease.
L.T. Hutton - Tupac and All Eyez on Me: 6/10/17
LaFern Cusack is joined by Dave Brown and L.T. Hutton producer of the ALL EYEZ ON ME and talks The Holy Trinity of Tupac Shakur and the June 16 release.
Dave Brown: Indie Night Film Festival: 6/10/17
LaFern Cusack welcomes Dave Brown, founder of Indie Night Film Festival, who talks about his journey from Morehouse to Hollywood and how he gives back to creatives.
Larry Landauer: Recreation Resource Guide: 6/10/17
LaFern Cusack speaks with Larry Landauer (RCOC) about challenges parents of children with special needs face with summer programs.The guide is free on www.rcocdd.com
Steve Baldwin: Choose Health LA: 4/29/17
LaFern Cusack talks to Steve Baldwin about the - Choose Water and Play More - campaigns which are focused on helping children establish healthy lifestyles.
Paige Albiniak: Media Literacy: 4/23/17
LaFern Cusack talks media literacy with Paige Albiniak, contributing editor for Broadcasting and Cable, and editorial director for PromaxBDA.
LA River and Earth Day: 4/16/17
LaFern Cusack talks LA River cleanup with FOLAR's Marissa Christiansen and then I:CO's Jennifer Gilbert joins the show to discuss recycling clothing for Earth Day.
Jill Willard: Intuitive Being: 4/1/17
LaFern Cusack speaks with Jill Willard, author of Intuitive Being, about how athletes can balance their energy and trust their instincts.
David Thompson: Parkour in Vegas: 3/25/17
LaFern Cusack speaks with David Thompson about the WFPF Pro-Am Jump Off MANDALAY Bay, April 7-9 in Las Vegas for Parkour athletes to compete on the world stage.
Stephanie Gibbons: 'The Americans': 3/12/17
LaFern Cusack speaks with Stephanie Gibbons about the marketing of the spy drama 'The Americans' and how it intersects with the time of Trump.
Living Advantage Inc.: 2/25/17
LaFern Cusack talks robotics, STEM and foster care with Pamela Clay, executive director of Living Advantage Inc.
Erik Bryant - Karate Master: 2/11/17
LaFern Cusack speaks with martial arts instructor Erik Bryant about his techniques and approach to leadership for young adults.
Sports and Politics: 2/5/17
LaFern Cusack speaks with world-renowned psychic Bill Burns to gain an intuitive perspective on sports and politics.
Ross Remien: Rebos Treatment: 1/22/17
LaFern Cusack talks addiction and the athlete with Ross Remien, CEO and founder of Rebos Treatment.
Tico Wells: The Five Heartbeats: 12/31/16
Actor, Tico Wells joins LaFern Cusack to discuss The Five Heartbeats, being a football fan and leading a healthy life in the new year.
LA Kings- Forever 50: 12/17/16
LaFern Cusack speaks with Jennifer Pope about the Kings Care Foundation and the LA Kings Forever 50 community initiative.
Riskie Forever: Art Is My Life: 12/17/16
LaFern Cusack speaks with author and artist Riskie Forever, about his new book "Art is My Life-The Streets, Tupac, Death Row Records, and Now."
Young Athletes and the LAFD: 12/3/16
LaFern Cusack discusses what makes young athletes great candidates for the fire department with Karen Wagener, President of the Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation.
Lessons of the Game: 11/26/16
LaFern Cusack speaks to Quartermain Media Founders, Alberlynne "Abby" Harris and James Woods, Jr. about their new documentary and scholar athletes in "Lessons of the Game."
Epilepsy and the Athlete: 11/19/16
LaFern Cusack discusses epilepsy, brain injury, athletes and veterans with Susan Pietsch-Escueta, Jignasa Patel, MD, Nathan Jones and Antonio Delgado-Escueta, MD.
Troy Grant, Golf Professional: 11/12/16
LaFern Cusack speaks with golf professional Troy Grant about swing techniques, training the youth and innovative golf equipment.
Pulmonary Hypertension: 11/5/16
LaFern Cusack speaks with Dr. Victor Tapson and Steve Van Wormer about pulmonary hypertension and CTEPH awareness along with pulmonary embolism in athletes.
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