In elementary school, Richard recorded radio shows on cassette tapes with his friends and constructed comedy shows for his parents. Later in life he had the opportunity to produce and host podcasts for his employer and a shockingly actual audience
These pursuits inspired him to take the beginner’s class at Westside in the spring of 2017. Little did he know, he’d gone down a rabbit hole of artistic pursuit from which he would never escape. But that’s fine. He’s happy down there.