That One Song

Each week, singer/songwriter Missy Modell speaks with someone about the one song that has left a lasting impression on their life.
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Dec 22, 2016

Today’s guest is a dear friend and talent, Ben Sheehan: a digital video producer and creator, former executive producer and head of talent for and most recently the executive director of Save the Day, a SuperPAC founded by Joss Whedon. (He also was the Executive Producer for Missy’s recent video, “How Lovely To Be A Woman in 2016.) His one song? “The Pretender” by Jackson Browne. Missy and Ben discuss making your dreams a viable career, using songs to make decisions, and the best advice he ever received.



Dec 15, 2016
Talent manager and musician, Charles Bergmann chose 90s hip hop anthem, "93 til Infinity" by Souls of Mischief as his one song. Missy and Charles discuss nostalgic bus rides, the intricacies of sampling, and the idea of stealing as art.
Dec 8, 2016
Today's guest is Clare Galterio: TV personality and co-host of the podcast "Just Sayin". Missy and Clare met while filming a reality show that never aired. RIP. Today, they chat never giving up, "signs", and blocking out the negativity.

Dec 1, 2016

Author, comedy writer, and podcast host Jensen Karp stops by the At Will studio. He serves Missy a healthy dose of Hip Hop 101 along with notes on vulnerability in rap, the genre "horror core", and the idea of Dracula as a rapper.
Nov 17, 2016

Singer-songwriter and comedian Lia Richardson stops by the At Will studios. Missy and Lia talk moving across the country, inevitable loneliness, and growing pains.


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Nov 10, 2016

Alex Kapleman, host of the podcast "Pitch" stops by to chat with Missy. They talk shower singing, fears of standing out, and allowing stepping into the spotlight for the first time.

Nov 3, 2016

This week, MC and rapper ZEPS stops by the At Will studios. Missy and ZEPS both spit a mean freestyle, while discussing unity in hip hop, how rap saved his life, and the power of Method Man’s lisp.

Oct 27, 2016
This week's episode features Jenna Ushkowitz: actor, singer, and host of the podcast "Infinite Positivities". Her one song is "Cosmic Love" by Florence + The Machine. Missy and Jenna get real about bad moods, lyric tattoos, and falling in love as an adult.

Oct 20, 2016
Missy sits down with Alex Weber, professional lacrosse player-turned comedian and digital host of American Ninja Warrior. He chooses '07 rap anthem, "Crank That" by Soulja Boy as his one song. They discuss "the douchiest thing one can do," long distance relationships and spring break disappointments.
Oct 13, 2016
Missy hears from YouTube star, musician and host of the podcast "This Was Us", Julia Nunes. Her song: pop hit "Habits" by Tove Lo. Together, they reminisce about (sex) playlists, moving across the country and kissing friends. Fun fact: Julia and Missy were members of the same college gospel choir.
Oct 6, 2016

Missy talks pop music with Charlie Harding, songwriter and co-host of the critically acclaimed podcast, “Switched on Pop.”  An unlikely choice, Charlie’s one song is “Blank Space” by Taylor Swift.  Although not an avid follower of Swift's love life, he provides great insight into the song's many layers, complexities, and intentions. Charlie educates Missy with a mind blowing deconstruction of this massive pop hit. 


Sep 29, 2016

This episode features Sandra Hong, a young woman who left her stable job in tech strategy to busk on the streets and pursue music full time. Although she's no longer a street performer, Sandra devotes her creativity to the acclaimed "Girl Party", a movement to foster women's community and conversation. Her one song: "Crazy" by Patsy Cline. Missy and Sandra chat Korean Telenovela's, Queeraoke and feeling... crazy.
Sep 22, 2016
YouTuber and comedian Haley Sacks had difficulty choosing one song, so instead, she discusses the impact that several songs have had on her life. Reasons ranged from nostalgia (Proud Mary/Creedence Clearwater Revival), it was a "cool choice" (What Would You Do/City High), to plain ol' stuck in her head (Me Too/Megan Trainor). Using the songs as their backdrop, Missy and Haley bond over false promises, music pretension, and corrupt singing recitals.
Sep 15, 2016
Missy sits down with comedian and rapper, Giulio Gallarotti, otherwise known as Lil Young Big. His song: "Littlest Things" by Lily Allen. Though he is slightly embarrassed about his song selection, he later reveals his affinity for female-driven emotional ballads, and only needing a cardboard box when he's in love.
Sep 15, 2016

In the pilot episode, Missy chats with music producer and car aficionado, Alex Bilowitz. His song is "No Diggity" by Blackstreet. He reminisces about school dances, chutzpah and the joys of music sampling.
Sep 6, 2016

Each week, singer/songwriter Missy Modell speaks with someone about the one song that has changed their life and why.