About This Show
Live2cre8 is An exploration, deconstruction and celebration of the creative process by industry leaders, pioneers and innovators in the creative arts with your host, Shane Almgren.
Some of the most creative minds on the planet - artists, musicians, inventors, painters, sculptors, artisans, magicians, choreographers, fashion designers, comedians, directors, producers and entertainers - discuss the process of creativity, and what inspires, motivates and drives them to creative excellence.
Hear their firsthand stories behind some of the most iconic artistry in our culture. Find out what lessons they've learned along the way, and what advice they have to share with others looking to follow in their footsteps. Discover the daily habits of those who've taken their creative passions to a professional level, and follow along as we discuss and dissect the right brain/left brain relationship.
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#007 Andy "The Magic Man" Segal: Reigning Pool Trick Shot World Champion
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Andy "The Magic Man" Segal is a 4-time Artistic Pool World Champion, a 7-time ESPN Trick Shot Magic Champion, a 6-time Masters Champion, and a 2-time - and currently reigning - US Open Champion. He's also a member of the Screen Actors Guild, appearing in films such as Spider Man 2 and The Dictator, and tv shows such as Person of Interest and Boardwalk Empire. In this episode, we cover a lot of ground including: • The importance of a supportive family when quitting a Wall Street career to pursue a passion • Performing, Showmanship and his background in magic • How trick shots help in standard pool competition • Parlaying billiard success into Hollywood success • What makes a great trick shot, and how Andy comes up with new ideas • Using trick shot pool for corporate conventions and sales • Using billiards as a fun way to teach math • The ethics of hustling other players • The evolution of trick shots over the years, and where it’s headed • And SO much more!