Let’s start with the true lead: America does not have an Opiate problem, it has a happiness problem. America does not have on obesity problem, it has a happiness problem. America’s unhappiness is literally killing it. So, August 27, 2019 as the War on Drugs took an interesting turn when a judge ruled against Johnson […]
Music video from talk show host and Dance Music Diva Karel, single produced by Jellybean Benitez
This was the first, and what a time. Filmed on the Canon Hi8 digitally, it was groundbreaking. Karel’s first single and video from the way back machine. Filmed for no money on a Canon Hi-8 at Ozz Supper Club in Buena Park, CA. Karel’s friends all helped including his future bride, Karen Dittman, her student […]
Yes, I covered Madonna’s Song. It was fun and the video was a hoot! Shot in Orange County with Thea Austin, Bert Critchfield, Berdie by Garry Bowie and John Limbocker! What a few days!
Just found this, made it 19 years ago in iMovie. It was our first trip with Andrew’s mom together, after a decade together. She had a blast, as did he. She wasn’t good at flying, but gave it her all. Found this in my personal archives
Karel takes on Halloween in the premiere episode of Season 4, heading to one of the biggest Halloween spectacles in the USA, Dark Harbor at the Queen Mary. Interviews with ghosts and ghouls about what scares them, a madman puts a nail through his face, and we discuss the economic impact of America’s second biggest […]
Karel can’t afford Long Beach any more; but nor can his neighbors. Most that live in the Bay area truly can’t afford it. In your town, rents are skyrocketing. What’s a person, or a landlord, to do? Karel talks to someone about to be evicted and the person about to evict him as we look […]
Karel joins legendary host Marc Summers at the premiere of his movie On Your Marc to talk about the very private life of this public person. Plus, Daniel Charleston joins Karel for a fun 90s quiz. Oh, what a time.
Karel has turned Vegan and doesn’t want to get preachy about it, so he’ll just show you how to make Vegan Shephard Pie, or Pate Chinois, and tell you why you should!
It’s Thanksgiving Time and time to give thanks that we’ve made it this far. Hilarious guests join for some down home food! Featuring Michelle Meow!
The one and only Queen of all Damned, Anne Rice and son Christopher join Karel from their SoCal retreat!
It’s #highTea time with surprise guests and surprise opinions!
Karel leaves his home of over 20 years for Las Vegas and Trump calls other countries “shi**holes”
Karel: Life in Segments Ep 3.01 Satin Balls and Rainbow Crosswalks Karel attempts to handle Atilla’s sudden weight loss on #UsAnimals by making satin balls. On a controversial edition of #TheKarelCast, we take to the rainbow crosswalks of Long Beach to discuss LGBT Pride Week and the younger generations’ lack of interest in the history […]
#CannabisCorner invites the cast and crew of HIGH, a new series from writer/director Brandon Riley Miller. Karel discusses his thoughts and interpretations of the show as well as asks everyone about their thoughts about cannabis culture.
Karel: Life in Segments Ep 3.03 #CannabisCorner with the Vapor Bros Why Big Biz Will Ruin It Karel breaks down vaporizing marijuana on #CannabisCorner. He heads to Torrance, California to meet Linus, a co-founder of Vapor Bros. Vaporizers and discuss the various vaporizing options from flowers to dabs. Afterward, Esteban and Karel test the various […]
Karel: Life in Segments Ep 3.04 80% of Your Life Comes Through Here Plus Broken Bodies #ItsYourWorld finds Karel heading down to the Port of Long Beach for an in-depth tour via boat. Karel delves into his personal life on #TheKarelCast, finally admitting his body is broken.
Karel reveals how to make ice cream at home on #CookingForThe99. #TheKarelCast discusses the Olympics and the lasting impact the event has on its host cities.
#ItsYourWorld finds Karel in Randy Harrison’s dressing room to discuss his starring role in Cabaret. While surrounded by sex toys and lingerie, Karel ponders our standards for obscenity on #RantItOut. #TheKarelCast finds Karel stuck on something that Donald Trump said during the 2016 election that suggests treason.
Karel chats with Bianca Shah and Royce Van Twest on #HiTea to discuss the history of tea. #TheKarelCast features guest Nick Federoff from Things Green to discuss Karel’s approach to a drought-friendly backyard.
#SongScribes finds Karel in a collaborative mood. Karel sits down with Thea Austin, DJ Forplay, and Morgan Mallory to compose a cover of Tracy Chapman’s “Revolution,” as he feels timing could not be better with the current state of the world.
The unthinkable has happened and Karel has coined a new phrase and segment #PTSD aka Post Trump Stress Disorder. To escape the hellish new reality, Karel immerses in motorcycles in #PopMotoTV.
Karel continues to suffer #PTSD in the wake of Trump, attending a unity rally the City of Long Beach held for the Muslim community. #HiTea brings us to Park Howard to discuss the economics of tea in the U.S. while tasting a delightful purple tea.
On #SegmentCash, we follow up on Karel’s bankruptcy and how his financial status has changed since filing. Empty likes, shares, gestures, and prayers have Karel wondering #Hmm in the age of Slacktivism. #PopMotoTV explores the changing ages and demographics for motorcycle culture.
Karel: Life in Segments Ep 3.12 Chronic Pain Hits Hard, Moto Airbags and Things That Make You Go Hmmm
#Hmm finds Karel wondering why there isn’t more outrage from our leaders as the evidence for Russia hacking the 2016 election mounts. A brand new form of motorcycle technology is demonstrated for us on #PopMotoTV. Karel faces the music regarding his chronic back pain and the steps he has to take to fix it on […]
We follow up on the first segment ever of Life in Segments, #StreetTalk to follow up on the homeless of Long Beach. You’ll be shocked to see what Karel discovers. #PopMotoTV tackles motorcycle safety for women and how to properly gear up for every ride if you are a lady. Karel finds himself wondering #Hmm […]
Ireland: After the Referendum Part I Karel and crew take a trip to Dublin and LIsdoonvarna, County Clare, Ireland for The Outing. In it’s third year, it’s adds LGBT matchmaking to century old traditions in the area. We visit Karel on the bus plus take a trip to the Great Stalactite, the largest visible stalactite […]
Karel visits the Barack Obama Plaza in Moneygall, Ireland, ancestral home to Obama’s great, great, great grandfather. He then takes to the streets of Dublin to ask people around the globe what they think of the American president. Then, it’s off to Lisdoonvarna for TheOuting.ie a LGBT matchmaking and music festival. Interviews include founder Eddie […]
How could the U.S. earn an additional $72,000,000,000 in taxes per year? Karel has the answers on #RantItOut! Breakfast is always a chore but a few days a week simplify with Egg in a Basket on #CookingForThe99. It’s under $2 a gives you great protein and whole carbs. #TheKarelCast takes a look at responsibility versus […]
Karel discusses the importance of celebration on #RantItOut, and how it may not only be affecting our happiness but our health and longevity as well. #ItsYourWorld takes us back to Ireland to interview filmmaker Lee Dalloway about the film he directed, “Things Not to Say to a Trans Person.” #TheKarelCast poses the not so easily […]
Karel discusses the emerging new political parties and their role in the 2016 election on #RantItOut. On #CookingForThe99, Karel samples cookware and kitchen gear to make the best investments in kitchen equipment without bankrupting yourself. The impending Southern California earthquake is on Karel’s mind on #TheKarelCast, as he gives advice on preparation and earthquake safety.
Pets help us in so many ways. In one of her final appearances before her tragic loss, Pippa helps us figure out whether pets should be allowed in all rental properties, period. Karel then looks at some of the absurdities of Social Media and its effects on us and how the way you Tweet shows […]
Eric Windstrand from the City of Long Beach talks sidewalk safety as Karel brings pedestrian safety to the forefront after being struck on a crosswalk, losing his beloved Pippa. Over 12 people a day die on crosswalks in America. Plus Dr. Sandra Grossman a pet loss specialist on grieving the loss of a pet and […]