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Johnny B.A.N.G. Reilly, is a voice over artist, and co founder of OSU:
“After years of being asked to write letters and poems to express peoples feelings to their friends and loved ones, and talking on peoples behalf, to collect debts, and reunite people, and even convincing a desperate homeless girl to keep her baby, who is a healthy loved family member today, I drifted into the world of collecting words to affect feelings, provoke thought, and instigate discussion.”
02:32 Brian’s thoughts on the episode.
05:45 Brian’s Introduction.
06:22 Abandoned, beaten up, at two weeks old.
09:52 Returned to live with his abuser until thrown out at twelve.
16:35 Life in Children’s Home and on the streets of Hastings.
19:57 Dancing into his teenage years, but on the streets of London at sixteen.
22:42 Stress of the abused child and how Johnny is willing to help those he meets.
27:16 Street fighting and getting stabbed three times.
35:10 Johnny suddenly realises how to deal with the anger inside him.
45:04 In gaol, starting to write poetry, touching people emotionally.
47:28 Voice over for ‘Dear Brother’ mock Johnny Walker advert.
51;55 What Johnny means by “reverence” and how he lives with it every day.
56:55 People need to realise when you disturb a child like this it is a life sentence for them.
59:51 Movingly Johnny tells what art he is enjoying doing most now.
1:04:53 The influence for Johnny’s artistry.
1:08:40 Johnny’s view of Conor McGregor.
1:13:45 To be a fighter you get to beat people up, but it’s really about taking punishment.
1:16:42 Bare knuckle fighting, developing technique.
1:22:31 Johnny’s approach to making his short films.
1:26:08 How he is dealing with his sudden popularity.
1:27:02 Taking ideas from Ido Portal.
1:28:14 Why he left London for the countryside of Holland.
1:32:01 Giving up is the worst disease to happen to a human being.
1:36:02 The Cannes award winning ‘Carved in Mayhem’ film.
1:37:30 What influenced Johnny’s choice of tattoos.
1:41:15 Did Johnny ever forgive his Mother?
1:45:32 What Johnny would love to do in the next five years.
1:50:10 Techniques, substances and dietary considerations necessary for good health.
1:58:25 Besides his family, what Johnny enjoys emotionally.
1:59:25 What America should do about its poor and the crime in areas of its big cities.
2:04:15 Who Johnny thinks of as successful
2:04:55 Success secrets.
2:05:40 What keeps Johnny awake at night.
2:10:54 Has Johnny changed his mind on anything recently?
2:14:11 Phone call to the 20 year old Johnny.
2:16:51 Best advice ever received.
2:23:23 To the 20 year old watching who was a kid like him.
2:25:00 Brian’s summing up.
Johnny Bang Reilly / OSUlifestyle links:
Johnny B.A.N.G. Reilly website
Johnny B.A.N.G. Reilly on YouTube
Johnny B.A.N.G. Reilly on Facebook
Johnny B.A.N.G. Reilly on Instagram
OSULIFESTYLE on Vimeo
OSULIFESTYLE on Instagram
OSULIFESTYLE on Twitter
The Blue eyes- brown eyes” experiment
Pineapple Dance Studios
Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CET)
Dear Brother (video)
Nostalgia by Johnny B.A.N.G. Reilly
Chance encounter with Conor McGregor
Tear Up Round 1
Carved in Mayhem
A Boy Called It by Dave Pelzer
People mentioned in this episode:
Marco Antonio Barrera
Robert De Niro
Michael “Venom” Page