The Marty Ray Project: Chats

Two entertainers chatting with other entertainers about whats its like being an entertainer and entertaining in the entertainment industry like : Musicians, Actors, Wrestlers, Songwriters, UFC Fighters, Boxers, Managers, and more.

BUDDY CANNON - Producing Kenny Chesney & Willie Nelson, Winning Awards, Writing Hit Songs, & Tying Himself Up To A Tree To Fight A Bull

June 2nd, 2021

On this 50th EPISODE of The Marty Ray Project: Chats, Chris Wallin and Marty Ray interview the absolute country music legend, Buddy Cannon. Buddy is a multi-platinum selling, multi-award winning, producer. He wrote songs for artists like: George Straight, Billy Ray Cyrus, and Mel Tillis, just to name a few. He's produced nearly all of Kenny Chesneys albums and also for artists: Willie Nelson, Reba McEntire, George Jones, and Merle Haggard. He's a living legend no doubt and we get into what got him started, what he loves the most, what it means to be a producer, and even some crazy life stories that you'd never know outside this show. Hint: There's bulls involved. Thanks for listening and sharing! We love ya! 

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DEVON HARRIS - Capt. Of The COOL RUNNINGS Bob Sled Team, 1st Jamaican Bob Sled Team In Olympics, How Accurate Was The Disney Movie, & Was Olympic Village Really Naughty

May 26th, 2021

On this episode of The Marty Ray Project: Chats, Chris Wallin & Marty Ray interview the Olympic legend Devon Harris. We discuss: The Disney film about his life, Cool Runnings, what it was like learning to bob sled in Jamaica, what it was like being the first Jamaican bob sled team, life for him growing up in Jamaica, whether Olympic Village was actually as naughty as they say it is, being a lifetime Olympian, what he's doing now, & much more. Email Devon for speaking engagements at #KeepOnPushing

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SUGARLAND - Kristain Bush: How The Duo Came To Be, Mafia Involvement In The BUSH BAKED BEANS Family, His New Band & Their Album, & Being A Character In A Video Game

May 20th, 2021

On this episode of The Marty Ray Project: Chats, Chris Wallin and Marty Ray interview the amazing musician and singer/ songwriter from Sugarland, Kristian Bush. We discuss: Bush's early bands, how the Sugarland duo with Jennifer Nettles came to be, his life growing up in the Bush Baked Beans family, possible mafia involvement in his grandfather's sell of the company, his new band Dark Water and the music they have releasing soon, being a character in a game his child loves, and much more, Dont miss it! 

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THE VERVE PIPE - Brian Vander Ark Tells Us The Real Meaning Behind THE FRESHMEN, What It’s Like Opening For KISS, Where The Green M&Ms Only Came From

May 12th, 2021

In this episode of The Marty Ray Project: Chats, Chris Wallin and Marty Ray interview the legendary, Brian Vander Ark, lead singer of The Verve Pipe. They chat about: how Brian got started in the music business, where he got his band names from, where his inspiration came from, acting with Jennifer Anniston and Mark Wahlberg, the real meaning of his massive hit song, The Freshmen, opening for KISS, and much more. Come be a fly on the wall for a bit, I bet you enjoy yourself. 

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DOUG ELLIN - Creating HBOs ENTOURAGE, Stint As A Stand-up Comedian, Michael Scotts Favorite Show, & Sparking The Creation Of The Aquaman Film

April 28th, 2021

On this episode of The Marty Ray Project: Chats, Chris Wallin and Marty Ray interview the great screenplay writer, Doug Ellin. We chat about: how he got into writing, what sparked the creation of HBO's hit show, Entourage, why the show ended, his relationship with HBO now, what he's working on now, why he thinks hollywood chose to make so many films and TV shows after he faked them for Entourage, and his new podcast,  Victory The Podcast. PLease follow Doug on IG @MrDougEllin & @VictoryThePodcast & Subscribe to his podcast wherever podcast are heard. 

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POOP COFFEE - Trying Worlds Most EXPENSIVE Coffee Made From Animal POOP, Trying Coffee Dip Packs, & Blind Taste Test Challenge Between Starbucks & Dunkin’

April 22nd, 2021

On this episode of The Marty Ray Project: Chats, Chris Wallin, Jared Callan, and Marty Ray taste test the worlds most expensive coffee that is made from an animals turd. You'll hear what the guys think about it and if its worth the price. Also, they try another coffee product called Coffee Dip that comes in a Skoal can. Finally because of an argument between Jared and Marty, they blind taste test Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts regular black coffee to see if Jared can pick out which one is which and also, which they prefer. There's also some other random conversations in this episode as well that im sure you'll love. Thanks so much for tuning in! 

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PHIL VALENTINE - #1 Radio Talk Show, Death Threats, Controversial Books, & Award Winning Films

April 14th, 2021

On this episode of The Marty Ray Project: Chats, Chris Wallin and Marty Ray interview, Phil Valentine. Phil is one the top ranked, award winning, talk radio shows. They chat about: how Phil got into the radio business, what its like getting death threats and how he deals with them, writing books that, to some, are controversial, and making films that rebuttal people like Al Gore and others. Phil Valentine is fun guy and we can see why his show is so popular. Find out all you need to know about Phil at and FOLLOW him on Instagram @PhilValentineShow 


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GEOFF “HANDZ OF STEEL” NEAL - Almost Dying But Coming Out Fighting, Working At Texas Roadhouse While Fighting, Fighting Wonderboy After A Winning Streak, & What It’s Like Being My Cousin

April 7th, 2021

On this episode of The Marty Ray Project: Chats Podcast, Chris Wallin and Marty Ray interview UFC MMA Fighter, Geoff "Handz Of Steel" Neal. In this episode we chat about: Geoffs near death experience battling sepsis and coming out fighting, working a full time job as a waiter at Texas Roadhouse while still fighting in the UFC, fighting Stephen Wonderboy Thompson after a winning streak, & being Marty's adopted cousin. Geoff will be Champion someday soon so be watching and follow him on IG @handzofsteelmma 

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QUAD CITY DJs - Space Jam Soundtrack, C’mon Ride That Train, Whoot There It Is, The New Space Jam Film w/ Lebron James, & THe Geico Commercial

March 31st, 2021

On this episode of The Marty Ray Project: Chats, Chris Wallin and Marty Ray chats with the man behind the legendary group Quad City DJs, Jay McGowan about: writing and producing songs like Tootsee Roll, Whoot There It Is, C'mon Ride That Train, & Space Jam, the duo Tag Team stealing his song and how it helped the original in the end, his thoughts on Tag Team being on the Geico commercial and not QCDJs, and if they're involved with the music for the new Space Jam movie. We also discuss what Jay is doing now, outside of music, and what it means to be an "ENTERtrainer". Come on in and listen to Marty fangirl a little.

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FOOD SHOWDOWN - White Castle Vs Krystal - Blind Taste Test, Chuck E. Cheese Pizza Conspiracy, Cheeseburger Flavored Pringles, & David Dobrik Puzzle and Cancellation

March 24th, 2021

On this episode of The Marty Ray Project: Chats Podcast, Chris Wallin and Marty Ray solve the age old battle of which slider is superior, White Castle or Krystal. They also discuss the Chuck E. Cheese pizza conspiracy, some limited edition cheeseburger Pringles, S'mores Chips Ahoy, and Red Velvet Chips Ahoy. Also in this episode they chat about David Dobriks 100k Puzzle that Marty has finally finished piecing together. Will he win 100,000 dollars? Lastley, they touch on the cancel culture in todays society and how quickly David Dobrik has lost every sponsor he had. PLEASE Subscribe, Downalod, Rate & Review! 

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