LOS ANGELES, Feb. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- PodcastOne, a leading podcast platform and a subsidiary of LiveXLive Media (NASDAQ: LIVX), and Audio Up Media, a podcast production studio and network, released today the latest episode of Mea Culpa with Michael Cohen in what is by all accounts a not to be missed episode. The Audio Up produced podcast features Michael Cohen and the infamous Stormy Daniels in a one hour exclusive interview in which she reveals shocking new information about her alleged affair with ex-President Donald Trump and his alleged attempt to make the story and Stormy disappear. It's the interview people have been waiting for from Mea Culpa delivered with poignancy and empathy from Cohen who uses the opportunity to bury the hatchet with Stormy and start anew.
Stormy Daniels Can't Remember How it Happened: dropbox.com/s/3pbem404u90hbbq/Stormy%20Daniels%20Couldn%27t%20Remember%20How%20It%20Happened.mp3?dl=0
Stormy Daniels on Trump Taking Off His Clothes: dropbox.com/s/hnmcaz5zzuuv8ty/Stormy%20Daniels%20on%20Trump%20Taking%20His%20Clothes%20Off.mp3?dl=0
Stormy Daniels on Trump's Pillow Talk: dropbox.com/s/f50znifcfu0qpq2/Stormy%20Daniels%20on%20Trump%27s%20Pillow%20Talk.mp3?dl=0Michael Cohen and the infamous Stormy Daniels in a one hour exclusive interview.
The premiere of this very special episode is among the first high profile releases to come out of the recent joint venture between LiveXLive and Audio Up Media, which includes LiveXLive's exclusive distribution and advertising sales rights for existing Audio Up podcasts, as well as co-ownership of planned new podcast shows. Since joining PodcastOne (acquired by LiveXLive Media in 2020) in January of this year, Mea Culpa has seen its listener base increase by an impressive 30%.
Cohen served as Donald J. Trump's attorney and "personal fixer" from 2006 to 2018. He took on tremendous responsibility while representing the former President and at one time even vowing he would take a bullet for him. However, after a brutal feud erupted between them, Cohen ended up biting the bullet and facing serious jail time. In his Audio Up Media produced podcast, Mea Culpa with Michael Cohen, which launched in September of 2020, the darkest elements of Trump's presidency are revealed, all told by Trump's former right hand man.
Cohen has featured a wide variety of guests, ranging from actors like Ben Stiller and Rosie O'Donnell, with whom Trump had a well-documented history of malevolence, as well as members of federal law enforcement and political scientists and consultants. However, Cohen has never had a guest quite like adult film actress and Trump's alleged former romantic partner Stormy Daniels.
"Podcasting is the only medium that gives its audience the full story and not just the headlines. Mea Culpa with Michael Cohen is giving us the content that polarized news media censors and this episode with Stormy Daniels is not to be missed," stated Kit Gray, President of PodcastOne.
In 2016, on Trump's behalf, Cohen allegedly offered Daniels' attorney $130,000 to refrain from disclosing information about their alleged affair. In turn, Cohen faced lawsuits, as well as charges including campaign finance violation. This will mark the first time Cohen and Daniels have interacted and now they are on the same side of the Trump coin.
Mea Culpa with Michael Cohen is available on PodcastOne, Apple, Spotify and wherever podcasts are heard.
About Mea Culpa with Michael Cohen
Michael Cohen, the former attorney and personal fixer for Donald J. Trump, once vowed to take a bullet for the President. But that was before the country was brought to its knees by the President's own lies and personal madness. Now, imprisoned in his home, his life, reputation and livelihood destroyed, Cohen is on a mission to right the wrongs he perpetuated on behalf of his boss. Audio Up Media's Mea Culpa podcast shows Michael Cohen raw and unfiltered, shining a light into the dark corners of our current American Apocalypse. Tune in weekly for a candid conversation, as Cohen sets to dismantle the Trump legacy and finds the truth and nothing but the truth.
PodcastOne is a leading advertiser-supported podcast company, offering a 360-degree solution for both content creators and advertisers, including content development, brand integration and distribution. Acquired by LiveXLive Media in 2020, the two entities have subsequently teamed to create a new video podcast (Vodcast) network under the LiveXLive umbrella. Amassing more than 2.25 billion downloads per year with 400+ episodes distributed per week across a stable of hundreds of top podcast programs, including influencer talent like Adam Carolla, Kaitlyn Bristowe, Steve Austin, Erin Brockovich, Armando "Pitbull" Perez, Jordan Harbinger, Heather Dubrow, The LadyGang, Dr. Drew, Brett Favre, Eric Bolling, Robert Horry, Michael Cohen and hundreds more. Its shows are distributed across its own platform as well as LiveXLive's owned-and-operated channels on mobile, mobile web, desktop and SmartTV's. PodcastOne is the brainchild of Radio Hall of Famer, Norm Pattiz, also the founder of Network Radio-giant, Westwood One.
About LiveXLive Media
Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, LiveXLive Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: LIVX) (the "Company") (pronounced Live "by" Live) is a global platform for livestream and on-demand audio, video and podcast content in music, comedy, and pop culture. LiveXLive, which has streamed over 1,800 artists since January 2020, has become a go-to partner for the world's top artists and celebrity voices as well as music festivals concerts, including Rock in Rio, EDC Las Vegas, and many others. In April 2020, LiveXLive produced its first 48-hour music festival called "Music Lives" with tremendous success as it earned over 50 million views and over 5 billion views for #musiclives on TikTok on 100+ performances. LiveXLive's library of global events, video-audio podcasts and original shows are also available on Amazon, Apple TV, Roku and Samsung TVs in addition to its own app, destination site and social channels. The Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, PodcastOne, generates more than 2.25 billion downloads per year with 400+ episodes distributed per week across a stable of hundreds of top podcasts. For more information, visit www.livexlive.com and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Twitter at @livexlive, and YouTube.
About Audio Up Media
Audio Up Media is a podcast content production studio, housing a world of infinite, audio-based properties. Ran by Audio Up CEO and Adweek's 2020 Podcast Innovator of the Year and Podcast Producer of the Year recipient, Jared Gutstadt (formerly of the Jingle Punks), Audio Up is building an ecosystem of premium entertainment content within the music and audio space. From fictional scripted podcasts, which include a Marvel-like universe of musicals, where the records themselves become the story foundation, to one-on-one interview formats, Audio Up's goal is to create a new and innovative form of IP. They are bringing audio blockbusters to life and taking this media from black and white, into technicolor. Their properties include the riveting top 20 crime podcast Where The Bodies Are Buried, Michael Cohen's chart-topping podcast Mea Culpa, Tom Green's The Tom Green Interview; as well as, their recent scripted musicals Make It Up As We Go with Miranda Lambert, and four-part scripted Halloween podcast Halloween in Hell with Machine Gun Kelly. Up next, Audio Up will debut Valentine's Day in Hell, Sonic Leap featuring Hero The Band from LAVA Records, Missed Riffs with Matt Pinfield, The Playboy Interview, and Uncle Drank: The Totally Hammered Podcast starring Gary Busy and Dennis Quaid.
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