Category: Podcasting Guest

Philippa Ballantine

New Zealand-born fantasy writer and podcaster Philippa (Pip) Ballantine is the author of the Books of the Order, The Chronicles of Art, and The Shifted World series.

She is also the co-author of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences series with her husband, Tee Morris.

In non-fiction, Pip has co-written with Tee Social Media for Writers from Writer’s Digest.

Her awards include an Airship, a Parsec, the Steampunk Chronicle Reader’s Choice, the RT Reviewer’s Choice Award for steampunk, and a Sir Julius Vogel.

Carol Cowles

Carol has long been a guardian of Geek Culture in Charlotte. She is currently the Cinemistress on Geek Radio Daily and Carol the Cat on Guardians of the Geekery podcast. She served for over 14 years as the Program Director for ConCarolinas and helped launch the Carolina Renaissance Festival (and worked its sister festival in Arizona) for 15 years. She also is known for her fabulous crafting and ferocious literary appetite. Her fandoms include all things Tolkein, Doctor Who, horror, British melodramas and skulls—lots of skulls.

Billy Flynn

The Wonderful Billy Flynn brings the funny every day on Geek Radio Daily! His daytime alter ego is mild-mannered (well, that part is a stretch) radio station personality at Rejoice! Richmond in Virginia. He actually gets paid to sit on his butt and run his mouth! His “edumacation” is from UNC-Wilmington, the Columbia School of Broadcasting, and University of Phoenix. When he is not gracing the podcasting airways with his comedic stylings, you can find Billy Flynn on Nintendo Switch (Friend Code: 4621 8841 4224), hosting Trivia Nights around the Richmond area, watching movies, reading comics, or just relaxing.


The Flynnstress brings a sultry, feminine voice to Mondays on the Geek Radio Daily show. Flynnstress is originally from Maryland, and went to school at George Mason University and University of Phoenix. The Richmond, VA area is now her home. She helps teachers integrate #LifeReady skills in the classroom with inspiring ed tech. Flynnstress was not always a geek; husband, Billy Flynn, got her hooked on favorites like Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica, Doctor Who, and Firefly. Former Derby Girl, Thistle Hurt, now spends most of her time geeking out the next generation, her daughter MJ, or snuggled up with a book. Flynnstress also loves to travel, watches too much TV, admits to being addicted to Facebook, and is trying to save the earth, one recycled bottle of Coke at a time.

Mark E. Geary

Mark is an RPG Campaign Coordinator, writer, GM, podcast host, fandom fixture, and storyteller involved with gaming in the Mid-Atlantic region since forever. Mark served as the RPG Convention Coordinator for various conventions up and down the east coast, as well as Campaign Coordinator and senior judge for Defenders International, a mid-Atlantic super-hero RPG campaign which has run since 1986. Mark is the host of Friday Night Live, a fandom podcast which airs every Friday night (ironically) which deals with out-of-print super-hero games, old-time radio, urban folklore, movies and television, books, and general weirdness.

Morgan Hazelwood

Morgan Hazelwood is a fantasy writer, as well as a blogger and vlogger of writing tips and writerly musings.

She enjoys taking pictures of the sky, reading a good book, and ambiverting from her living room. She’s also a voice for the fairy-tale audio drama Anansi Storytime and its sister podcast Legendsmith.

She’s been known to procrasti-clean her whole house and alphabetize other people’s bookshelves.

Tee Morris

Tee Morris has been writing science fiction, fantasy, horror, and non-fiction for over a decade. His debut novel, Morevi: The Chronicles of Rafe & Askana, became the first novel to be podcast in its entirety, ushering in a new age for authors—podcasting. He went on with Evo Terra to write Podcasting for Dummies (as well as the 2nd Edition alongside Chuck Tomasi). In 2011, Tee returned to fiction with the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences series, penned with his wife, Pip Ballantine. The series and its short fiction podcast, Tales from the Archives, has won several awards including the RT Reviews’ Choice Awards for Best Steampunk of 2014; and inspired the Y.A. spin-off series, Verity Fitzroy and the Ministry Seven. And somewhere in the middle of all that, Tee reunited with Chuck Tomasi for the third edition of Podcasting for Dummies in 2017 and wrote Twitch for Dummies on his own in 2019.

Tee and Pip also host The Shared Desk, a podcast covering collaboration and other aspects of a writer’s lifestyle. He enjoys a writer’s life in Virginia alongside Pip, his daughter, and three cats. Explore the works of Tee Morris, and his occasional geek rants, at

Rich Sigfrit

To say that I enjoy podcasting and new media would be a gross understatement. My credits include mentions in high school and collegiate papers, newspapers, Podcasting for Dummies, and Advanced Podcasting Tricks. I have been called an innovator, having created the first fandom podcast (RotO), the first podcast for an Independent Wrestling Federation (Halo: Hardwired), and distributed the first comic book via podcast feed (Podcast 9). I was the force behind the official Troma Podcast and host/editor for the 501stCast. I produced the long running Amazing Pulp Adventures Radio Show starring Mister Adventure, serving as writer and primary voice actor for recorded and live stage versions. I served as the Technical Editor for the most recent (3rd) edition of Podcasting for Dummies. Currently, I am co-host on the long-running Geek Radio Daily podcast ( and a variety streamer (

You’ve probably seen me Emcee or panelling about Podcasting (I started podcasting in ’03). You may have seen my alter ego, Richie Muenster on stage for CooC, Boomstick Burlesque, the Succubus Sorority, The Riot Kittens and formerly of Nerd-Vana, NC Performers Society and Vaudevillain Revue. My turn-ons are metal bikinis, goth girls, and Nathan Fillion.

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