Monthly Archives: June 2020

EP200 Boom! Studios: CEO Ross Richie

CEO & Founder of Boom! Studios, Ross Richie, joins us on Episode 200 of Tsunami Healing!!

Ross founded BOOM! Studios in the spare bedroom of his apartment in June of 2005 with the singular focus of creating world-class comic book and graphic novel storytelling for all audiences.. He continued on to take the company to win “Best New Publisher” four months later. Since then, BOOM! has added “Best Publisher” from Diamond Comics Distributors to its list of accolades in 2009 and 2010, along with an Eisner Award and several Harveys.

Through the development of four distinct imprints—BOOM! Studios, BOOM! Box, KaBOOM!, and Archaia—BOOM! has produced award-winning original work, including Lumberjanes, The Woods, Giant Days, Klaus, and Mouse Guard, while also breaking new ground with established licenses such as WWE, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Cartoon Network, and Jim Henson Company properties. BOOM! will also bring their original series to life through unique first-look relationships with 20th Century Fox for film and with Fox Television for the small screen.

We dive deep into All of this, how and why he first started, exhibiting at Comic Cons, the state of the comic industry today, their brand new relationship with Netflix and much more!

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EP199 Activist: Rafael Moreno

Rafael is an Activist, Actor & Writer out of New York City and he joins us on Episode 199 of Tsunami Healing! Every since the world has turned upside down, Rafael has started an online platform called Quarantine Cafe where he discuss real life, current, heavy topics with everyone. He has been showing up daily and going strong with it for 15 weeks straight now Monday-Friday. We get into all of this including his background of growing up Afro-Latino, his acting journey and how it lead him to activism, his time at momentum education and much more! You can find Rafael on Facebook @rafaelmoreno & Instagram @morenonyc

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EP198 Behavioral Therapist & Interventionist: TyYana Albert

TyYana Albert has been extremely active in attending protests, speaking at events, standing up for justice due to current events and she is here sharing with us on this episode of Tsunami Healing! Recently TyYana and I met at The Westminister Protest as she handed me her megaphone to lead the chants for the march to city hall. God truly brought us together and we discuss all of that, how she has managed through quarantine, what lead her to follow this purpose to be a leader in her community for The Black Lives Matter Revolution, how being a behavioral therapist has been empowering for her and her students, and much more!

You can support her on Instagram @tananuh & on Twitter @TyYanaM94

EP197 Gensler Sustainability Coordinator: Chidimma Abuka

Chidimma Abuka is the current Sustainability Coordinator at Gensler in Newport Beach, CA and she is sharing with us on this episode of Tsunami Healing!

Chidimma and I first met through ASID (American Society of Interior Design) & IIDA (International Interior Design Association) in 2015 in Southern California. It was the design industry that brought us together. In this interview we discuss how she first got into design, coming to the states as an international student from Nigeria, how Gensler firms around the world have adjusted with the Covid Global Pandemic, how Specification Representatives and Designers are currently interacting/supporting each other and much more.

You can find her on LinkedIn and here at her website: (

EP196 Magic Entertainer: David Malek

David Malek is a professional entertainer and magician.He has performed magic all over the world for over twenty-five years on every continent except Antarctica. Now he is Rocking with us on this episode!

David is considered to be one of the top sleight-of-hand magicians in the world today.His skill is legendary among magicians on the highest levels of the craft. However, David considers himself more of an entertainer rather than just a magician. He believes there are many great magicians in the world but very few of them can entertain an audience. He was truly a gift to have on this show as we discussed how he got into magic, performing all around the world for folks from all walks of life and why he chose to follow his purpose of entertaining people everywhere.

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