Coffee and a Mike

By Michael Farris

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I want people to find my podcast humorous, informative, and most important fun. To provide a short escape for people to check out of their busy life. With thoughts in my mind I hope that people stay in their car a little longer, get a few more minutes of working out or delay taking a lunch break from work to hear my next thought or idea.

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Maureen Bannon #350
01:30:34

Maureen Bannon graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 2010 and commissioned in the United States Army as a Quartermaster Officer. She got out of the Army in 2019 and is now the CEO/President of Steve Bannon's www.WarRoom.org  On the podcast we discuss schools, CRT, mandates, why every individual can make a difference, someone she would like to see appear on the WarRoom, and how the name "Let's Go Brandon" latte has a nice ring to it.  

Jan 19, 2022
Michele Fiore #349
42:07

Michele Fiore was born in Brooklyn, New York, and has lived in Nevada since 1993.  In January 2018, Fiore was elected as the Republican National Committeewoman for the State of Nevada and has traveled throughout the state to meet with fellow Republicans and promote the party in every county.  On the podcast we discuss her campaign to become Nevada’s next governor, her position on the Second Amendment, CRT, and why it is the governor’s responsibility to protect Nevadans rights and not trample on them.

Jan 18, 2022
Col. Lawrence Sellin (Ret.) #348
01:08:38

Col. Lawrence Sellin (Ret.) worked at the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, spent 29 years in the US Army Reserve, and has a doctoral degree in human physiology. He returns to the podcast discussing his recent article on www.thegatewaypundit.com  “New Pentagon Papers Show COVID Is Bioweapon Made in China Paid for and Developed by US Scientists Who Then Covered It Up While Pushing Flawed Public Health Policies,” and more.

Jan 14, 2022
Michael Yoder, Esq. #347
58:43

Attorney Michael Yoder, www.yoderesq.com focuses his practice on constitutional litigation, civil rights, whistleblower and employment disputes. He has also represented numerous whistleblowers against insurance, corporate, and government corruption. He returns to the podcast to discuss the SCOTUS ruling today for OHSA vax mandate for private businesses, healthcare workers, thoughts on the decision, what happens next, and why “We The People” being divided is what the establishment needs to succeed.  

 

Jan 14, 2022
Rudy Giuliani #346
44:53

New York City's 107th Mayor Rudy Giuliani comes on the podcast to discuss being targeted by the federal government, Russia/Ukraine, China/Taiwan, how the current administration may or may not respond, Afghanistan withdrawal, sad state of New York City, how it can be saved, who is funding these progressive cities/organizations that include: BLM, Antifa, and his outlook for 2022/2024.

Jan 13, 2022
Kyle Yudes #345
54:48

Kyle Yudes Candidate for Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor www.yudesforltgovernor.com  is the Founder of Recipes For Freedom, educator, community organizer, public speaker, and defender of the Constitution. On the podcast we discuss the one year anniversary of Jan. 6th, Russia/Ukraine, China/Taiwan, Racine County audit investigation, and one of the first things he will do when taking office.  

Jan 06, 2022
Jodi O'Malley #344
01:12:54

Jodi O’Malley is a master’s prepared critical care nurse in a federal hospital for Native Americans. Her experience treating Covid patients ended abruptly when she shared her insider video with Project Veritas showing the extent of underreported vaccine injuries and outright corruption of the healthcare system where policy and protocol have taken precedence over the Patient’s Bill of Rights. Today, she continues to be a strong advocate for patient rights and encourages early treatment of Covid symptoms.

 

Jan 04, 2022
Dr. Mollie James #343
42:53

Mollie James, DO is board certified in General surgery, critical care certified in functional medicine and the founder of www.JamesClinic.com  Dr. James was also a frontline ICU volunteer in NYC during the peak of the pandemic. On the podcast we discuss Robert Malone being kicked off twitter,  the suppression big tech is doing, why the quarantine period was cut in half, PCR tests, vaccine mandates, using a hyperbaric chamber to treat patients, and her concierge practice.    

Dec 30, 2021
Evelyn Rae #342
01:17:50

Evelyn Rae is an Australian Christian conservative, former law enforcement officer, political commentator and writer for the www.CaldronPool.com . On the podcast we discuss her upbringing, faith, time in law enforcement, death threats she has received, life in Australia at the start of the pandemic vs. now, and how Australians look to the United States as the beacon for freedom.

 

Dec 29, 2021
Santa Clause #341
10:26

Santa Claus returns to the podcast to answer some questions from his fans as he gears up for the big night this week.  We talk about Santa’s favorite reindeer, his life’s mantra, his favorite Christmas movie, and how he determines who is "naughty or nice."

Dec 23, 2021
Michael Yoder, Esq. #340
01:16:38

Attorney Michael Yoder, www.yoderesq.com focuses his practice on constitutional litigation, civil rights, whistleblower and employment disputes. He has also represented numerous whistleblowers against insurance, corporate, and government corruption. On the podcast we discuss Section 230, vaccine mandates for domestic air travel, private, healthcare, and military workers, why these cases are more complex than what the headlines show, and his love for the Constitution.

Dec 22, 2021
Nick Coury w/Special Guest James Bonnett #339
01:17:35

Nick Coury, ultra-runner, co-owner of Aravaipa Running returns to the podcast with McMillan running coach James Bonnett. We discuss Nick breaking the American 24-hour record at the 2021 Desert Solstice Invitational Track Meet running 173.015 miles, what it was like for both of them to achieve this milestone, the origin of their friendship/coaching, and how experience is the greatest teacher.  

Dec 20, 2021
Christina Bobb #338
56:39

Christina Bobb, journalist of OAN and the host of “Weekly Briefing” makes her 8th appearance on the podcast to discuss Racine County Sheriff’s Dept. accusing the Wisconsin Election Commission of violating state law in a statewide nursing home voting scam, what grassroots organizations contributed to this, possible decertification for WI, update on the AZ audit,  why China might be reluctant to pursue Taiwan and her optimism for great things to come in this country.   

Dec 16, 2021
Mazzie Boyd #337
01:22:40

Mazzie Boyd, a DeKalb County, MO native, comes from a long history of family farmers as the fifth generation and currently is running for State Representative. On the podcast we discuss being an executive assistant at the Trump White House, communications assistant for Marjorie Taylor Greene, being an intern for Roy Blunt, and some core values that include: defending the right to life, supporting family farmers, taking control back from unelected bureaucrats, and promoting President Trump’s agenda.

Dec 13, 2021
Joe Hoft #336
33:13

Joe Hoft is the twin brother of TGP's founder, Jim Hoft, a contributing editor,  author and currently the co-host of the morning radio show in St. Louis at 93.3 "Tomorrow's News Today." He returns to discuss Russia placing troops on the Ukraine border, how Biden might react, continuing saga of China's real estate company Evergrande and who is the biggest threat to America, President Xi, Putin, or our own President.  

Dec 09, 2021
Mary Taylor #335
01:09:32

Mary Taylor has served as president of Pro-life Utah for 6 years. Driven by the heartache and regret of her own abortion over 40 years ago, she has worked to grow Pro-life Utah from a small band of protesters to a multifaceted pro-life organization. On the podcast we discuss the recent Supreme Court hearing of Dobbs vs. Jackson, how “Roe vs. Wade” being overturned could lead to the “trigger bill,” and how “acceptance” in her own personal experiences has helped to begin the true healing process.

Dec 08, 2021
Amy González and Andrea Gross #334
01:01:41

Amy González and Andrea Gross are canaries in the coal mine for parents being labeled as physical threats. Their headmaster alerted the FBI in April 2021. They come on the podcast to discuss what happened when they asked Columbus Academy, an NAIS school, what are you teaching our children? Their innocent children were expelled in retaliation against their parents. A race based curriculum is easier to force in private schools than public. To hyper focus on race is divisive and regressive. 

Dec 06, 2021
Olivia Cowin #333
38:43

Olivia Cowin is an ambassador for Liveaction.org and founder of the Heartbeat Box, an organization for helping pregnant moms who choose life over abortion. She returns to the podcast to discuss her recent trip to Washington D.C. on the Supreme Court hearing oral arguments for Dobbs vs. Jackson, a case that directly challenges Roe vs. Wade, some quotes Chief Justices Alito, Thomas, Sotomayor said during the proceedings in regards to if abortion is a right.

Dec 03, 2021
Dr. Li-Meng Yan #332
01:09:59

Dr. Li-Meng Yan is a PhD virologist, immunologist, independent coronavirus expert and MD. She was educated at two top medical schools in China and was a Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of Public Health at the Univ. of Hong Kong. Dr. Yan is the only Chinese insider in the west with firsthand knowledge about the nature of the virus as well as the CCCP's methods used to disguise their international bioweapons research.

You can contact her team.Imyan@gmail.com

twitter.com/drlimengyan1?s=11

Nov 29, 2021
Natalie Kovarik #331
01:00:46

Natalie Kovarik is modern day ranch wife and mom that lives in central Nebraska.  On the podcast we discuss life on the ranch, using her social media to connect with farmers across the world, being an advocate for agriculture, and one of the coolest shirt designs I have ever seen “AG IS NOT THE PROBLEM.”  

 

You can learn more at www.nataliekovarik.com

Nov 24, 2021
Sherronna Bishop #330
25:07

Sherronna Bishop helped flip 9 local school boards to the power of parents in recent elections and is the founder of www.AmericasMom.net. On the podcast we discuss how 6 years ago she started looking very closely at the curriculum in the local schools, the radical Governor of Colorado Jared Polis, why if more people do not RISE we will lose this Republic, and why she believes the FBI raided her house last Tuesday.  

Nov 22, 2021
Amanda Wray #329
01:15:48

Amanda Wray is a business owner, wife, and mother of 2. She comes on the podcast to discuss Scottsdale School Board President Jann-Michael Greenburg and his father Mark targeting her and other parents in a dossier, which included financial information, pictures of her kids, divorce decrees and other personal information of these concerned parents, the emergency meeting to have him Jann-Michael removed as President, the next board meeting November 30th and working with Kari Lake.

Nov 19, 2021
Toni McBride #328
01:03:41

Toni McBride is a police officer, competitive shooter at Taran Tactical, and a proud American. On the podcast we discuss why she went into law enforcement, how this passion for shooting started, not getting caught up in the LA party scene, her love of being a police officer, one sponsor she would love to have is Glock, and the “Coffee and a Mike” exclusive reveal of the new YouTube channel.

Nov 18, 2021
Dr. Kirk Milhoan #327
58:23

Kirk A. Milhoan, MD, PhD, FACC, FAAP served 13 years in the Air Force as a pediatric cardiologist and flight surgeon. He is the medical director and co-founder, with his wife Kimberly D. Milhoan of For Hearts and Souls, a non-profit specializing in the international care of children with congenital heart disease. Kirk is also the Senior Pastor of Calvary Chapel South Maui, and with his wife have treated many patients with COVID-19 through their federally recognized free mobile medical clinic.

Nov 15, 2021
Dr. Angelina Farella #326
01:30:44

Angelina Farella, MD is an independent solo practice pediatrician and owner of A Brighter Tomorrow Pediatrics in Webster, TX since 2004. She has been recognized by the AMA for a Leadership Award for Young Physicians and is board certified by the National Board of Physicians and Surgeons. On the podcast we discuss the rise in CO2 levels in children from wearing masks, why no kids should get the shot, old/new definition of vaccine and using smell therapies to regain sense of smell.

Nov 11, 2021
Dr. Mollie James #325
01:11:16

Mollie James, DO is board certified in General surgery, critical care certified in functional medicine and the founder of The James Clinic. Dr. James was also a frontline ICU volunteer in NYC during the peak of the pandemic. She returns to the podcast to discuss Big Bird/Sesame St incentivizing kids to get the shot, clinics being set up at schools, why the shots are still under the "Emergency Authorization Act,” child schedule, and her experience at the Florida Covid Summit.
 

Nov 10, 2021
Jim Fuller #324
01:20:48

Jim Fuller of Fuller Phoenix is an Internationally recognized expert with the Kalashnikov rifle and has been one of the main contributors to the growth/popularity of the AK in America. He returns to the podcast to discuss the school systems in southern California in the mid-90’s leading to his departure, Nevada turning blue, who is to blame in the tragedy of the woman killed on the set of Alec Baldwin’s movie, Brandon Lee's death, his 2022 release of his book, and the secret to being married 38 years.

Nov 08, 2021
Kristen Meghan #323
56:23

Kristen has worked in the field of Occupational and Environmental Toxicology as a Sr. Industrial Hygienist with experience with confined involvement in public health, decontamination site management, and hazardous materials management. She has also served on infectious prevention and control committees and has trained medical professionals on universal precautions, avoiding cross-contamination and risk mitigation. We discuss why masks are not effective, the OSHA vaccine mandate, and "Let's Go Brandon."

Nov 05, 2021
Debra Williams #322
01:10:39

Debra has been immersed in the preventative health care industry since 2008, and has worked with individuals and families over the years teaching and inspiring intentional habits and healthy sustainable lifestyle. As a mother of 2, she believes firmly in conscious parenting and the vital importance of teaching and modeling health responsibility and ownership. On the podcast we discuss medical freedom, at one point do you say enough is enough, questioning authority, and the child schedule for vaccines.

Nov 04, 2021
Christina Bobb #321
58:37

Christina Bobb, journalist of OAN and the host of “Weekly Briefing” makes her 7th appearance on the podcast to discuss Racine County Sheriff’s Dept. accusing the Wisconsin Election Commission of violating state law in a statewide nursing home voting scam, what grassroots organizations contributed to this, possible decertification for WI, update on the AZ audit,  why China might be reluctant to pursue Taiwan and her optimism for great things to come in this country.   

Oct 29, 2021
Dr. Christina Parks #320
52:09

Dr. Christina Parks received her Ph.D. in Cellular and Molecular Biology from the University of Michigan. She brings a knowledge about the molecular mechanisms by which vaccines may be causing injury to vulnerable immune systems. On the podcast we discuss the FDA panel's recommendation of the Pfizer vaccine for children ages 5-11, the panel asking questions but ignoring therapies, how this vaccine does not stop transmission, why children experience leaky gut, and the effectiveness of wearing a mask.

Oct 27, 2021
Boris Epshteyn #319
22:08

Boris Epshteyn, the founder and president of Georgetown Advisory consulting group, is an experienced political strategist, communicator, attorney, investment banker, and previously served as a special assistant to President Donald Trump. On the podcast we discuss the Arizona audit, why it is important to uncover the fraud that occurred, what decertifying means, the strength of the MAGA movement, and the resilience of Steve Bannon.

 

Oct 26, 2021
Macy Kunneman #318
01:26:58

Macy Kunneman is a health coach, trainer, and registered nurse for 8 years.  She comes on the podcast to talk about being terminated by Vail Health Hospital in Vail, CO on September 30th for refusing to take the vaccine, how a year ago she went from working in the ICU taking care of sick patients to being let go, what led her to this decision, if she has any regrets, and remaining optimistic thru all of this.  

 

Oct 20, 2021
Col. Lawrence Sellin (Ret.) #317
01:12:50

Col. Lawrence Sellin (Ret.) worked at the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, spent 29 years in the US Army Reserve, a veteran of Afghanistan, Iraq, and has a doctoral degree in human physiology. On the podcast we discuss in 2005 Colonel Ji-Wei Guo of the CCP described a new type of bioweapon, the Wuhan Military Games was China’s first intentional covid super-spreader event, Fauci funding gain of function, and how scientists from the CCP have been working in the USA.

Oct 13, 2021
Jordan Conradson #316
01:09:16

Jordan Conradson, correspondent for TheGatewayPundit.com returns to the podcast to discuss covering the Arizona Audit, how important it is to decertify the 2020 election, breaking news with Attorney General Mark Brnovich, the incident with Michelle Ugenti-Rita that left him detained by police, and some of the great patriots of Arizona that includes Christina Bobb, Wendy Rogers, Sonny Borrelli, Kari Lake and others.

Oct 12, 2021
Kari Lake #315
45:19

Kari Lake, the former anchor for Fox 10 News in Phoenix, is now running for Governor of Arizona. On the podcast we discuss election integrity, her faith in Attorney General Mark Brnovich to do the right thing, President Trump’s endorsement, how she believes it’s for the parents not the schools to decide what’s best for their kids, the hope we have for the future and how proud we are to live in the state of Arizona.

Oct 08, 2021
Joe Hoft #314
42:13

Joe Hoft is the twin brother of TGP's founder, Jim Hoft, a contributing editor,  author and currently the co-host of the morning radio show in St. Louis at 93.3 "Tomorrow's News Today."  We discuss getting involved with TGP in 2016, living in Hong Kong, Hunter Biden’s laptop, if the collapse of Afghanistan was done intentionally to pay back China, the continuing saga of Evergrande,  and China planting the virus, doing nationwide power cuts, and reducing manufacturing to hide their economic collapse. 

 

Oct 06, 2021
Kay Smythe #313
01:16:13

Kay Smythe originally from Wales is a writer, researcher, and social scientist.  On the podcast we discuss why she left Los Angeles, her appreciation for the work Katie Hopkins is doing, if the UK is salvageable, climate change,  some of Raheem Kassam’s  recent interviews, the hotel in Paradise Valley, AZ housing illegal immigrants, and why she prefers living on a farm over a big city.  

Oct 05, 2021
Pixie and Kita Busse #312
01:01:36

Kita Busse and her daughter Mikaila Spiess better known as “Pixie” come on the podcast to discuss how a Eau Claire county judge in Wisconsin has confined Pixie for refusing to self quarantine from school after having “close contact” with someone who had COVID-19, what happened when initially told of the news, how both the school/county responded by isolating her in the classroom, potentially appearing in civil court this Tuesday, and how Pixie will not let this stop her from going back to school.

Oct 04, 2021
Kristina Karamo #311
55:31

Kristina Karamo is an educator, mother of two, proud Christian patriot from Oak Park, Michigan and looks to the Constitution as the law of the land. She is running for Michigan Secretary of State to fight to make sure that elections are decided by legal votes, and to improve DMV service for all Michigan citizens.  On the podcast we discuss indoctrination in the school systems, how we have not been doing our part to preserve the Republic, the Arizona forensic audit, and if the same may occur in Michigan.

 

Oct 01, 2021
Olivia Cowin #310
48:09

Olivia Cowin is an ambassador for Liveaction.org and founder of the Heartbeat Box, an organization for helping pregnant moms who choose life over abortion. On the podcast we discuss the recent passing Greg Abbott signing into law an abortion measure banning procedure as early as six weeks into a pregnancy, how more women died from legal abortions the year of Roe vs. Wade then illegal and a story of a rape victim that decided to give birth of a child rather than have an abortion.

Sep 27, 2021
Jim Hoft #309
46:02

Jim Hoft is the founder and editor of The Gateway Pundit, one of the top conservative news outlets in America. He comes on the podcast to discuss how in 2020 the WHO was lying about the Covid death rates, Dr. Fauci demonizing hydroxychloroquine, these facilities having no treatment plans for patients, what he anticipates from the audit results this week, China's Evergrande possible default, and some of the great patriots in journalism which include Christina Bobb, Chanel Rion, and Jordan Conradson.

Sep 22, 2021
Dr. Mollie James #308
01:19:46

Dr. Mollie James, DO is board certified in General surgery, critical care and also certified in functional medicine. She was a frontline ICU volunteer in NYC during the peak of the pandemic. On the podcast we discuss the real number of COVID vaccine complications being more than 100 times what is currently being reported recently featured on The Gateway Pundit, how pharmacists are refusing to fill ivermectin prescriptions, and the launching of The James Clinic, her functional medicine virtual clinic.

 

Sep 20, 2021
Heather Mullins #307
34:37

Heather Mullins, is an investigative reporter for Real America’s Voice.  She comes on the podcast to discuss joining forces with Turning Point USA as an ambassador representing the investigative journalism industry, election irregularities discovered in Georgia, censorship of treatments in treating covid, the recall in California, and how we the people can make a difference.  

Sep 17, 2021
Katie Hopkins #306
01:11:12

Katie Hopkins is a British journalist best known for her fiercely opinionated, unapologetic, and candid style. She comes on the podcast to discuss her Stand UP tour talking TRUTH, FREEDOM, and the AMERICAN WAY.  Also we talk how Europe looks up to the United States,  Boris Johnson’s failure, life in the UK, and how getting kicked out of Australia, losing personal belongings, and having her life threatened still will not stop her from speaking out.  

Sep 15, 2021
Christina Bobb #305
01:06:01

Christina Bobb, journalist of OAN and the host of “Weekly Briefing” returns to the podcast to discuss possible results of the Arizona Audit next week, next steps, which state might follow suit, the impact her and Chanel Rion's non-profit voicesandvotes.org has had, being personally attacked by MSM, Afghanistan, the real reason people are still wearing masks, our democracy hanging by a thread, how Jordan Conradson of Gateway Pundit is always in the trenches and being a #JOURNALEBRITY.

Sep 14, 2021
Alexandra Lains #304
01:21:27

Alexandra Lains is a second generation immigrant as her father is from Mozambique, Africa, a true patriot and proud military wife to her active duty husband. On the podcast we discuss the disaster in Afghanistan, whether it was intentional or not, the role China has, who is really running the country, lack of "critically thinking," her political rants, victimization, the Arizona audit, and why we are both optimistic about the future.  

Sep 09, 2021
Kalie Demerjian #303
01:28:07

Kalie Demerjian is an ultra runner, artist, illustrator, tattoo artist and deep thinker. She returns to the podcast to discuss pacing her friend Kelaine at Badwater 135 mile endurance run, preparing for a 100 km road ultra marathon, being in a apprentice program for a tattoo artist, working on some of her recent art projects which includes “Chanels Chair” and how she still is “just a gremlin ghouling through life.”  Her artwork can be found at www.imokaybrand.com

Sep 07, 2021
John Matland #302
01:13:16

John Matland, an imaging technologist and founder of "We The People Are the News,” organizing healthcare workers, teachers, and more in all 50 states that are facing mandates. He comes on the podcast to talk about his hearing next Tuesday on being terminated recently from his employer Northwell Health, their reasoning behind the firing, tyranny in Australia, living in NYC, and why he won’t compromise his principles no matter what they dangle in front of him.

Sep 03, 2021
Danny Presti #301
01:37:10

Danny Presti of Mac’s Public House and  www.freedomoverfearusa.com comes on the podcast to discuss Afghanistan, what life is like in New York City right now,  how getting arrested multiple times does not stop him from being silent, “courage vs. cowardice,” a potential new Mac’s Public House, and how this country is in unchartered territory.  

Sep 01, 2021
Dr. Ryan Cole #300
01:38:40

Dr. Ryan Cole, a Mayo Clinic-trained anatomic, clinical pathologist, and founder of www.ColeDiagnostics.com , an independent medical laboratory focused on providing meaningful and relevant information regarding your health.  Dr. Cole comes on the podcast to discuss his recent testimony at a school board meeting in favor of kids not wearing masks, vaccine passports, the risk vs reward of getting the shot,  and why he is such an advocate of FREEDOM.  

Aug 30, 2021
Katie Good Patriot #299
01:35:15

Katie started www.GoodPatriot.com four years ago with a passion to promote and protect our right to bear arms. Her social channels and messages have grown into promoting and encouraging people in all things faith, family and freedom and once in a while, digging on the Deep State through her satire videos. We talk politics, passports, freedom and more.  

Aug 26, 2021
Matt Kibbe #298
01:32:44

Matt Kibbe is the President and Chief Community Organizer at Free the People, an educational organization turning the next generation on to the values of liberty. He is also an Executive Producer at BlazeTV, where he produces the Kibbe on Liberty podcast. We discuss the Grateful Dead, latest on Afghanistan, the FDA’s approval of the Pfizer vaccine, how fear is used to push vaccines, why the blame is not limited to one political party for all of this, and the impact this has had on the children.

Aug 24, 2021
Rick Crawley Achilles Heel Tactical #297
01:35:47

Rick Crawley started www.AchillesHeelTactical.com, a veteran / law enforcement owned and operated firearms training & consulting company in 2017 after separating from the Marine Corps to pursue a new career in law enforcement. He comes on the podcast to talk about the withdrawal in Afghanistan, places he served overseas, mistakes he learned in the beginning of his law enforcement career, ammo shortage, his take on the vaccines, having a heart attack in his 20’s and the future of Achilles Heel Tactical.
 

Aug 23, 2021
Ryan Michler #296
59:55

Ryan Michler is a husband, father, Iraqi Combat Veteran, and the Founder of Order of Man.  He comes on the podcast to discuss one of his recent posts “it is disturbing how many people actually enjoy being babysat by the government,” the impact my father’s passing has had on me, the ability to admit you are wrong, spirituality, religion and how far is someone willing to go to protect their freedom.   

Aug 19, 2021
Julie Golob #295
01:12:04

Julie Golob, a multi-time world and national shooting champion, an experienced shooting instructor, woman of the outdoors, US Army veteran, published author, wife and mom comes on the podcast.  We talk freedom, the Second Amendment, her take on the podcast with Yeonmi Park and Joe Rogan escaping North Korea, future projects,  and how the United States is the greatest country in the world.  

Aug 16, 2021
Susie Kramer #294
01:17:07

Susie Kramer, ultra runner, endurance rider and overall bad ass comes on the podcast to discuss her recent fastest known time (FKT) for being the fastest female to finish both Western States and the Tevis Cup Endurance Ride, training for both a 100 mile running and 100 mile endurance ride, her introduction in ultra running, how breaking her hand did not stop her from riding, and why age is just a number.  

Aug 14, 2021
Tara New Mexico Milkmaid #293
34:50

Tara, better known online as the www.NewMexicoMilkmaid.com is a fifth generation dairy farmer, farm wife, environmental scientist, mom to two girls and a New Mexico Native.  She comes on the podcast to discuss the “Farm System Reform Act,” how it is an attempt by animal activists to control our food system, how it targets CAFOs over 1000 head,  and future projects she and her husband are working on which include their podcast “The Hands that Feed Us.” 

Aug 12, 2021
Christian Lamar #292
01:31:32

Christian Lamar, www.christianforarizona.com a Republican candidate in 2022 for the Arizona House of Representatives in Legislative District 20. He is technically, politically and legally influenced with a passion for God and the Constitution of the United States!  On the podcast we discuss voter fraud, how does  one get involved, why starting at the local level is so important, critical race theory, and what he witnessed at the border.

Aug 09, 2021
Jeff Knupp #291
01:24:38

Jeff Knupp was a 4x state placer, 3x state wrestling champion from Walsh Jesuit High School. He comes on the podcast to discuss wrestling in north Akron, the classic Walsh/St. Ed’s rivalry, why going to Walsh was a no brainer, what made Bill Barger so special, how his freshman year was baptism by fire, the classic 94 dual meet televised by ESPN, and his transition to wrestling at Penn State.  

Aug 05, 2021
James F. Dunn III #290
01:47:21

James F. Dunn III is US Air Force Firefighter Veteran, activist, host of the “Dunn Right Podcast” and currently works in admin for Turning Point USA in Phoenix, AZ. He comes on the podcast to do a deeper dive into the political world of Nevada, why Nevada mirrors California politics, possible scenarios where red states might secede from the union, and how he believes Arizona will not comply with any federal, state, or local mandates.  

Aug 02, 2021
Olivia Murray #289
01:22:29

Olivia Murray, is the editor at www.SpeakTruthWithoutFear.com  author of “Abortion v. Slavery,” and founder of www.lucusa.org  She comes on the podcast to discuss working at the local levels in Tucson to bring change, the pushback from Republican RINO’s, her take on the audits, how we both cringe when children are wearing masks, big tech censorship, and how covid/vaccines are the real theatre to keep everyone distracted from what is truly happening in this country.

Jul 29, 2021
Megan Barth #288
41:43

Megan Barth is the founder and proprietor of ReaganBabe.com and co-founder of Red Wave America PAC.  She is a nationally recognized political commentator and a syndicated radio host.   On the podcast we discuss what the real agenda is behind the CDC reinstating mask mandates, how democrats use fear to govern, the crisis going on at the border, who she recommends following, and if this Republic can be salvaged.

Jul 28, 2021
Zach Thompson #287
02:18:32

Zach Thompson, a 3x wrestling state placer at St. Edward’s High School in Lakewood, Ohio, a 4 year college starter, and 12th on the all time win list at Iowa State University.  He comes on the podcast to discuss not starting wrestling until 8th grade, his reaction losing to Jeff Knupp in the 1994 dual meet with Walsh Jesuit, training with Joe Heskett and Cael Sanderson, what drove him to keep wrestling and the impact his teammates/coaching staff’s had on him.

Jul 26, 2021
Moriah Hunter #286
59:41

Moriah Hunter known as the “Seeing Eye Brunette” is a farmer, mother, and wife.  She comes on the podcast to discuss getting introduced into wranglin cattle by her husband who only has 20% of his vision, how her business has changed since the pandemic, being a FARMLEBRITY, how rural Kentucky where she lives is becoming not so rural, and my suggestion of “9 to 5” by Dolly Parton is a perfect song.  

Jul 23, 2021
The Savvy Truth #285
01:10:17

The Savvy Truth is a proud Deplorable Rodeo Christian that is Pro-God, Pro-America, Pro-Constitution, Pro-2A, and Pro-Life.  She comes on the podcast to discuss dealing with hatred she has experienced on social media, how her family has taught her to critically think, and why it is “One Nation Under God.” 

Jul 21, 2021
Robert Hatta #284
01:30:22

Robert Hatta, Standford and St. Ed’s alumni comes on the podcast to discuss raising millions of dollars to keep Stanford wrestling, the roles ballet and judo played into his wrestling, what made St. Ed’s so successful, watching his brother Ben win a state title, and what it means to see his father Tadaaki return to Tokyo for the Olympics this year.  

 

Jul 20, 2021
Damon Williams #283
01:31:24

Damon Williams comes on the podcast to discuss wrestling at north Akron, playing both football/wrestling, choosing Walsh Jesuit to attend high school, how practicing with Markus Mollica taught him to be more professional, what made Bill Barger so special and the classic rivalry between St. Ed’s/Walsh.

Jul 07, 2021
Sophia Fisher #282
01:17:16

Sophia Fisher is a human rights advocate, political activist, and founder of the Stop the Demand Project, a campaign dedicated to combating human trafficking through educational content.  On the podcast she discusses her upbringing, human trafficking occurring in every zip code across America, the USA being the number one country driving demand, how the porn industry plays a role, the human genocide of the Uyghur people in China and why Cleveland, Ohio is the “World’s Best Kept Secret.”

 

Jul 03, 2021
April Moss #281
01:03:07

Meteorologist and reporter April Moss comes on the podcast to discuss announcing on air during the weather report she would be sitting down with James O’Keefe at Project Veritas, communicating with CBS 62 News how the network was discriminating against her, getting the call from her boss, traveling to Arizona this weekend to speak with Kari Lake, and if people were not so fearful these corporations would not be able to trample both our medical freedom and rights under the Constitution.

 

 

Jul 02, 2021
Tadaaki Hatta #280
01:00:01

Tadaaki Hatta has 3x black belts, a NCAA Wrestling Champion, 8x Olympic Wrestling coach, rugby coach, sculptor, artist, author, father, husband and much more. He comes on the podcast to discuss going to Tokyo this summer to coach in the 2021 Olympics, what it was like coaching his sons at St. Ed’s, the Walsh/Ed’s rivalry, his father introducing wrestling in Japan in 1929 with the intention to benefit judo, and if you repeat something a minimum of 28 times it will become automatic.

Jun 28, 2021
Justine Murray #279
43:26

Justine Murray, booking producer of One America News Network comes on the podcast to discuss blasting “censorship  and entitlement” on stage competing for the Miss New Jersey beauty pageant, how in college was part of a campus reform promoting “free speech,” the death threats, intimidation she experienced, her upbringing and what it is like having Chanel Rion and others as mentors at OAN.  

Jun 24, 2021
Adam Plouse #278
01:39:30

Adam Plouse was a runner-up, 2x state wrestling champion from Walsh Jesuit high school. He comes on the podcast to discuss wrestling in north Akron, the classic Walsh/St. Ed’s rivalry, thriving off the crowds booing him, who he thinks would have won between Jimmy Johnson and Clint Musser, his time at Ohio State and the pending lawsuit with the university involving Dr. Richard Strauss.

Jun 23, 2021
Noelle Fitchett #277
01:17:32

Noelle Fitchett, a college senior from Los Angeles, CA comes on the podcast to discuss critical race theory, how listening to Thomas Sowell changed her perspective on social justice, the huge divide in this country, describing herself politically as “homeless,” victimization, cancel culture she experienced, and the book she is working on about her grandmother.

 

Jun 16, 2021
Chanel Rion #276
35:35

Chanel Rion is an author, political illustrator, and Chief White House Correspondent for One America News Network. She returns to discuss the recent illustration of “Chanel’s Chair,” the verbal attack of Christina Bobb by Keith Olbermann, the domino effect that the Maricopa county audit will have on other states, her recent interview with President Trump, the ridicule she received on reporting “gain of function” in March 2020, and how she is optimistic seeing the pockets of courage in this country.

Jun 11, 2021
Louis Uridel #275
01:16:33

Louis Uridel, is the owner of Metroflex Gym in Oceanside, CA.  He comes on the podcast to discuss how he reopened his gym on May 8th and was arrested on May 10th for refusing to close,  goldfish crackers playing an intricate part on his recent flight to Nashville, working to turn California back to a red state, and how gym owners Ian Smith and others banded together to stand up for the people.  

Jun 09, 2021
Adrienne Ferguson #274
47:53

Adrienne Ferguson is an ambassador for Turning Point USA, national correspondent for Right Side Broadcasting, and currently attending college in Columbus, Ohio. She comes on the podcast to discuss being the daughter of a Guatemalan immigrant, a conservative in today’s climate, getting more Latinos involved, covering CPAC, why James O'Keefe is a true patriot, getting shadow banned on social media, Right Side Broadcasting rising to #3 on Apple App store news rankings and if she could ever date a liberal.

Jun 08, 2021
Ashley Hlebinsky #273
01:19:44

Ashley Hlebinsky is a firearms historian, consultant, expert witness and was the first-ever female curator running a firearms museum in the United States at the Cody Firearms Museum. She comes on the podcast to discuss how she got started, why she did not use the term “ghost” gun at her recent testimony at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, her time as a co-host on the Discovery show “Master of Arms” and why there is a misconception that gun ownership affiliates someone with one political party.

Jun 03, 2021
Jordan Conradson #272
42:40

Jordan Conradson, correspondent for TheGatewayPundit.com comes on the podcast to discuss covering the Arizona Audit, how when he approached Sheriff Penzone, Ryan Macias, Secretary of State Katie Hobbs they would not answer any of his questions,  the cancel culture preventing him from doing his other profession, having no fear and how we both would prefer Sheriff Mark Lamb to be in charge of Maricopa county.  

Jun 01, 2021
Christina Bobb #271
52:35

Christina Bobb, is a journalist of OAN and the host of “Weekly Briefing” which airs every Saturday/Sunday. She comes back on the podcast to discuss how the Arizona Audit is going, when she expects the hand recount to be finished, why she thinks they are holding off releasing any of the data until it is completed, what the results might bring, and why the Republicans are more at fault than Democrats.

May 27, 2021
Earline Medina #270
47:09

Earline Medina is a wife, mother, and Guardian of Liberty.  She comes on the podcast to discuss being an activist for medical freedom, her recent trip to Coolidge to demonstrate her support for #HB2190 to ban V Passports in Arizona, and how there is no such thing as “unvaccinated.” For information or to find out how to get more involved email at Earline.Medina@childrenshealthdefense.org

May 27, 2021
Anthony Watson #269
01:04:35

Anthony Watson is the first ever athlete to represent Jamaica and the entire Caribbean in the sport of Skeleton at the 2018 Winter Olympics. He comes on the podcast to discuss critically thinking, vaccines, being a Turning Point Ambassador, Christian, conservative, how he has lost sponsors for speaking out on these things, and the recent Project Veritas video “Oligarchy” feat. himself, James O’Keefe, and others.

May 19, 2021
Erman Baradi #268
45:19

Erman Baradi, residing in Los Angeles, CA is a screenwriter, actor, producer, and hosts entertainment events in Hollywood. He comes on the podcast to evaluate four categories of professions to see if they are worthy of the title #INSTALEBRITY with a focus on: Chefs #CHEFLEBRITY, Farmers #FARMLEBRITY, Ultra runners #ULTRALEBRITY, Yoga #YOGALEBRITY based on certain criteria we look at two profiles for each category, also we talk what life is like in LA right now, and potential projects in the works.
 

May 17, 2021
Jerald Spohn #267
01:02:27

Jerald Spohn, is a MMA fighter training out of Strong Style in Independence, OH.  He returns to the podcast to discuss his first upcoming professional fight with Cage Fury MMA (CFFC) against Nick Olson, how training is going, updates on some of the other fighters/trainers at Strong Style, his prediction on UFC 262 Oliveria/Chandler, and why “Nature is Scary.” 

May 14, 2021
Hollie S. McKay #266
01:21:59

Hollie S. McKay is a foreign policy expert, war crimes investigator and author of the Amazon Best Seller Middle East history book “Only Cry for the Living: Memos from Inside the ISIS Battlefield”.  She comes on the podcast to discuss this book, future projects, grunge music, wanting to settle down, challenges going for a run in the Middle East, and advice for anyone wanting to be a writer.  

 

May 12, 2021
Jim Fuller #265
01:33:47

Jim Fuller of Fuller Phoenix is an Internationally recognized expert with the Kalashnikov rifle and has been one of the main contributors to the growth and popularity of the AK in America.  On the podcast we discuss, his upbringing, possible titles for the near completion of his first book, the help he provided in a specific chapter in Jack Carr’s new book “The Devil’s Hand,” how the Second Amendment is being threatened, and the impact the potential head of the ATF could have on the gun industry.   

May 10, 2021
Tommy John #264
51:17

Tommy John is a doctor of chiropractic care and a training specialist that thoroughly understands every cell, tissue and organ controlled by the brain, brain stem and spinal cord. You can find him at drtommyjohn.com. He comes on the podcast to discuss why he hates being called doctor, getting kicked off social media twice, why the vaccines do not work for him, and everyone he encounters says they got the vaccine for reasons other than health (be able to travel, attend concerts, peer pressure, etc)

May 07, 2021
Nick Coury #263
01:04:14

Nick Coury, ultra runner, co-owner of Aravaipa Running comes back on the podcast to discuss the first annual Cocodona, a 250 mile plus race linking together some of the most iconic trails/towns in Arizona,  his recent win at the Alexander County 24 Hour with a final distance of 148.1 miles, first place finish at the Whiskey Basin 92k, 3rd place finish at both Black Canyon 100k and Crown King, how negative splits play a part when racing, the impact coach James Bonnett has had and the future of Aravaipa.  

May 05, 2021
Andrea Widburg #262
57:30

Andrea Widburg is an attorney, blogger at bookwormroom.com and is the Deputy Editor for AmericanThinker.com.  She comes back on the podcast to discuss James O’Keefe’s new video released today titled “OLIGARCHY”, all of the great work he is doing with Project Veritas, her recent article “Preachy Alyssa Milano gets put firmly in her place,” The Great Society created by Lyndon Johnson, will Gavin Newsom stay in power, and why China will stop at nothing to gain back control of Taiwan.

May 04, 2021
Grayce Emmick #261
01:00:04

Grayce Emmick is a welder and eighth generation farmer.   She comes on the podcast to discuss how she balances working two jobs, long term goals for the farm, advantages/disadvantages of social media, her definition of a #FARMLEBRITY, why dating another farmer is a bad idea, and why she is a step ahead from many college graduates.  

Apr 29, 2021
Mark Jayne #260
01:31:26

Mark Jayne was a three-time Ohio State Champ, four-time Ohio State Place-winner, three-time NCAA qualifier, two-time All-American wrestler and the head coach of Hawken school. He comes on the podcast to discuss the recent retirement of Jim Heffernan at Univ. of Illinois, wrestling at St. Edward High School, the Walsh/Ed’s rivalry and how he has incorporated all he has learned in his coaching today.

Apr 26, 2021
Travis Haley #259
01:16:55

Travis Haley is a veteran Force Reconnaissance Marine with 15 years of dedicated real world experience including: combat tours in the Middle East, Africa and Central Asia and is the founder of Haley Strategic Partners. We discuss defending the Constitution, one of the first questions he asks people that want to learn self-defense, how important gathering information from both perspectives is before making a decision and how buying a firearm should not be your first response in protecting your home.

Apr 20, 2021
Torrance T. Stephens PhD #258
01:21:33

Torrance T. Stephens, originally from Memphis, Tennessee attended Morehouse College where he studied, psychology, biology and chemistry. He received a master's degree in Educational Psychology and Measurement from Atlanta University and a Ph.D. in Counseling from Clark Atlanta University. We discuss his most recent article “Protest and Demonstrations are Not Synonymous with Rioting and Looting,” his thoughts on MLB moving the All-Star game out of GA, BLM, and how this all boils down to money and power.

Apr 19, 2021
Keith Jackson M.D. #257
01:14:49

Dr. Keith Jackson is an ENT physician currently practicing in Roswell, GA and a regular contributor to AmericanThinker.com. He returns to the podcast to discuss some of his recent articles “The COVID-19 Response Is Killing More Than It Saves,” and “The ground is shifting under Americans' feet on health care.” Also we talk Russia/Ukraine and China/Taiwan conflicts, why some school districts are still not back to in class learning, and how EMR’s have had both positive/negative impact on physicians.

Apr 15, 2021
Professor Jaime Lynn Juarez #256
01:14:47

Jamie Juarez has been working in the fields of autism, behavioral therapy, mental health, and medical freedom since 2002 when her son was injured by pharmaceutical products at just 15 months old. She has been successful at writing laws and developing resources to help families who experienced the same trauma with their children. On the podcast we discuss the J & J halt of the vaccine, her thoughts on children receiving it, and why she is willing to sacrifice her career and well being for freedom.

Apr 14, 2021
Kayla Cowell #255
01:00:09

Kayla Cowell is a student and farmer currently working for her family on their farm in rural Illinois.  She comes on the podcast to discuss her upbringing, how the past administration did things to strengthen the farming industry, gmo vs. non-gmo,  and what it takes to be a #FARMLEBRITY.  

Apr 12, 2021
Dr. Russell Surasky #254
01:03:49

Dr. Russell Surasky, is a triple board certified neurologist and  the only physician in the U.S. with this combination of credentials. Dr. Surasky serves as the chief physician and consultant to multiple addiction centers on Long Island.  He comes on the podcast to discuss what his take on vaccines, thoughts on mask wearing, the mental health the lockdowns are having,  the media’s role in all of this, and the impact this has had on children.  

Apr 09, 2021
Pastor Brian E. Hawkins #253
01:17:41

Pastor Brian E. Hawkins, a San Jacinto, CA Councilman is running for Congress in 2022. He comes on the podcast to discuss Major League baseball moving the All-Star game out of Georgia, the George Floyd trial, the break up of the nuclear family in Atlanta during the 1960's, campaign strategy and rebuilding, restoring renewing both California and our country.

Apr 07, 2021
Brian Chontosh #252
01:38:38

Brian “Tosh” Chontosh is a retired Marine having served as an enlisted and commissioned infantryman for 21 years.  He comes on the podcast to discuss being awarded the Navy Cross for his heroic actions in Iraq in 2003, his first 100 mile ultra marathon endurance run, helping out veterans, the Crooked Butterfly podcast, and his company CrookedButterfly.com , which presents opportunities for his clients to investigate what’s holding them back.  

Apr 06, 2021
Dan Ball #251
02:13:02

Dan Ball is a veteran of the United States Air Force, journalist, father, patriot and the host of “Real America” on OAN Network. He comes on the podcast to discuss his recent bout with covid, how hydroxychloroquine combined with other drugs has helped kick Covid's ass, why the MSM is the number one enemy in this country, election integrity, the effect covid has had on the elderly, kids, and how on his show the focus is reporting accurate information and not fitting someone else’s narrative.

Apr 03, 2021
Mike Kulczycki #250
01:20:10

Mike Kulczycki was a two-time Ohio State Champ, four-time Ohio State Place-winner, two-time Cadet World Team Member, four-time NCAA qualifier, 2001 All-American wrestler and the owner of The Wrestling Factory of Cleveland in northeast Ohio.  He comes on the podcast to discuss wrestling at St. Edward High School, his initial meeting with Gray Maynard, why he chose University of Michigan, and how being let go as an assistant coach led him back to Cleveland.

Apr 01, 2021
Chef Andrew Gruel #249
28:15

Chef Andrew Gruel is the founder of Big Parm, Two Birds, and Slapfish Restaurant, the award-winning food truck turned international brick and mortar, based out of southern California.  He comes on the podcast to discuss what the limitations are on dining in California right now, the hypocrisy from the politicians, update on the recall efforts of Governor Gavin Newsom, and the future of restaurant dining.  

Mar 31, 2021
Chris Palombi #248
53:44

Chris Palombi is a self-taught web programmer, designer, and a former U.S. Capitol Police officer. He is an advocate for maintaining constitutional liberties, individual rights and freedoms, limited government and is running for Congress in 2022 in his home state of Maryland. He comes on the podcast to discuss big tech censorship, having conversations with people who have opposing views, looking ahead to the 2022 election, and how we have taken for granted the basic liberties this great country provides.

Mar 30, 2021
Paddy Gallagher #247
49:49

Paddy Gallagher, a senior at St. Edward High School in Cleveland, Ohio and 2021 Ohio State commit. He comes on the podcast to discuss winning his second wrestling state title this season making him the #111 and #115 champion for St. Edward, what it is like being part of the legendary wrestling program winning their 40th team title,  how different this season was from any other, and how he wants to be the best college wrestler in America.  

Mar 26, 2021
Peyton Drew #246
01:23:58

Peyton Drew is a model, actress, pianist, singer and currently a talent producer at One America News.  She comes on the podcast to discuss growing up in the midwest, being a model in Los Angeles, why she changed careers, her upcoming trip to Yuma, AZ covering the border crisis, thoughts on being a feminist, and what she thinks of the upcoming talk between Bill Clinton and Kamala Harris on women’s empowerment.  

Mar 25, 2021
Dr. Brian Joondeph #245
01:18:34

Dr. Brian Joondeph is an ophthalmologist/retinal surgeon, a self-confessed news junkie, and a regular contributor to both AmericanThinker.com and Rasmussenreports.com.  He comes back on the podcast to discuss his recent article “Up the Down Staircase – Biden Style,” how some people saw the humor in the President falling I felt sadness, the conversation between Rand Paul/Anthony Fauci, the recent meeting in Alaska between the U.S. and China, and why he opted to get the vaccine.  

Mar 23, 2021
Jewher Ilham #244
56:30

Jewher Ilham is a program associate working to combat forced labor and the daughter of Uyghur scholar, Ilham Tohti. She returns to the podcast to discuss her work at enduyghurforcedlabour.org  the advocacy work for her father, the re-education (concentration camp) of the Uyghur people, a campaign getting ready to be launched against Nike, Apple, and Zara. Companies that have exited the region in support of the Uyghur people, and how she feels the CCP stages the idea of free access to religion.

Mar 22, 2021
Christina Bobb #243
59:03

Christina Bobb, a journalist of OAN and the host of “Weekly Briefing” which airs every Saturday/Sunday. She comes back on the podcast to discuss her recent trip to Arizona meeting with President of the Arizona Senate Karen Fann, election fraud, how Rudy Giuliani is doing, what life is like in Washington D.C. right now, differences between Republicans/Democrats and names I suggested for both her and Chanel Rion’s podcast.

Mar 16, 2021
Shawn Wentz #242
02:03:55

Shawn M Wentz, wrestler, Marine veteran, and the proud CO-Founder and Director of Warriorsaber.org , a National Public Charity that seeks to take responsibility for one of the current challenges facing our nation by building a bridge of communication and familiarity between civilian and Veteran citizens. He comes on the podcast to discuss growing up in northeast Ohio, watching his father die as a child, having heart surgery in his 30’s, and the goal of Warrior Saber.

Mar 10, 2021
Col (sel.) Jonathan H. Vaughn #241
02:11:49

Col (sel.) Jonathan H. Vaughn, a Cleveland, Ohio native graduated from St. Ignatius High School and the University of Illinois. He then commissioned into the Marine Corps in 1999, while enrolled at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. On the podcast he discusses being raised by his grandparents, a 3X State Placer, 2X State Champion, 4X National Qualifier in wrestling , serving in support of Operation IRAQI Freedom in Fallujah, and receiving a Purple Heart for his courageous effort.

Mar 04, 2021
Dr. Brian Joondeph #240
01:23:18

Dr. Brian Joondeph is an ophthalmologist/retinal surgeon, a self-confessed news junkie, and a regular contributor to both AmericanThinker.com and Rasmussenreports.com.  He comes back on the podcast to discuss two of his recent articles “Storm? What Storm? It Was Barely a Breeze.” and “Mask Pollution – Where are the Environmentalists?”, how much has changed in the last 12 months and how he does not allow his political skepticism impact his personal optimism.  

Mar 01, 2021
Andrea Widburg #239
52:56

Andrea Widburg is an attorney, blogger at bookwormroom.com and is the Deputy Editor for AmericanThinker.com.  She comes back on the podcast to discuss her recent article “Tucker Carlson's plan to end systemic racism and income inequality in America,” the history of Israel post WWII, the surge today of the Gamestop stock, and how she is both pessimistic and hopeful for the future of this country.  

Feb 25, 2021
Keith Jackson M.D. #238
01:36:15

Dr. Keith Jackson is an ENT physician currently practicing  in Roswell, GA and a regular contributor to AmericanThinker.com. We discuss his recent article “America Is Rocketing Toward the Health Care Precipice”. Also discussed were topics varying from his experiences traveling to Washington, D.C. with Docs4PatientCare, his take on the interesting route we took in becoming the world's leader in healthcare delivery, how fragile the current system is (with older doctors) and his new appreciation for Malcolm X.

Feb 22, 2021
Alan Fried #237
02:11:14

Alan Fried is a 3x Ohio High School State Wrestling Champion for St. Edward, 4x Junior National Freestyle Champion, a 2x NCAA Div. I Runner-Up and NCAA Div. I Champion for Oklahoma State University.  He comes on the podcast to discuss what it was like being coached by Howard Ferguson,  what college Ferg wanted him to attend, what drove him to be a better wrestler, training with John Smith at Oklahoma State, his take on Cael Sanderson as both wrestler/coach and how the pandemic has impacted him.  

Feb 19, 2021
Colin Schultz #236
01:03:19

Colin Schultz is a professional runner, a graduate of Liberty University and working for Run Flagstaff in Flagstaff, Arizona. He returns to the podcast to discuss his recent race, bouncing back from his injuries, some of his present/future video projects, 2021 Olympics and the official social media announcement of his new girlfriend.

Feb 18, 2021
Mark Wentz #235
02:10:37

Mark Wentz, a public artist, earned his BFA in Glass from Kent State University in 2002 and his MFA in Sculpture from Savannah College of Art and Design Atlanta in 2013. He comes on the podcast to discuss growing up a wrestler, witnessing the death of his father as a child, how getting hit by a car was a turning point in his career and his latest appearance on the HGTV series TY BREAKER feat. Ty Pennington and Alison Victoria.

Feb 16, 2021
Frank Favaro #234
01:26:34

Frank Favaro was a 2x wrestling state placer for Walsh Jesuit High School in Akron, Ohio. He comes on the podcast to discuss starting wrestling as a child in north Akron, what made head coach Bill Barger so special, being part of the #1 team in the nation, the classic St. Ed’s/Walsh rivalry, and how you are truly a product of your environment.

Feb 12, 2021
Ted Dabrowski #233
58:43

Ted Dabrowski’s is the President of Wirepoints.org, an independent, nonprofit company delivering original research and commentary about Illinois’ economy and government. He comes on the podcast to discuss his recent article on wirepoints.org “Politicizing the classroom: 9 things to know about Illinois’ pending ‘culturally responsive’ K-12 teaching mandate,” how these lockdowns have impacted these kids, and what the future of the education system may be.

Feb 11, 2021
Chanel Rion #232
30:09

Chanel Rion is an American author, political illustrator, and White House Political Correspondent for One America News Network.  She comes on the podcast to discuss what life has been like at the White House both during the Trump and now Biden administration, how they would not give her a seat in the briefing room, to vandalizing her desk/chair, how she sees this impeachment trial playing out, and how in my opinion she would be a great guest on The View.  

 

Feb 09, 2021
Chef Brother Luck #231
01:00:38

Brother Luck is a James Beard nominated chef and the owner of Four by Luck and Lucky Dumpling Company in Colorado Springs, CO.  He comes on the podcast to discuss being raised in California, attending culinary school in Phoenix, taking vacation time to learn from Chef Marcus Samuelson and others, living in Japan, how he has adapted during the pandemic, and what the future of fine dining might be.

Feb 05, 2021
Andrea Widburg #230
56:01

Andrea Widburg is an attorney, blogger at bookwormroom.com and is the Deputy Editor for AmericanThinker.com.  She comes on the podcast to discuss being raised Jewish in San Francisco, her family living in Europe thru the Holocaust, Hitler’s rise to power, how three events have led us to today's climate, and why American Thinker turned off the comments section on the website.

Feb 04, 2021
Colonel Don Finley (Ret) #229
02:04:16

Retired U.S. Air Force Colonel and regular contributor to AmericanThinker.com, Don Finley comes on the podcast to discuss how when he was in college, he felt politics were local until he entered the military, and what happened in D.C. impacted him every day.  He discusses getting involved in electronic warfare, why he will not display his retirement certificate to this day, what he thinks of past and the current president.  Most importantly, he tells why he still has hope for the United States.

Feb 01, 2021
Don Horning #228
01:15:15

Don Horning was the first state wrestling champion at Walsh Jesuit high school in Akron, Ohio, a two time All-American at Kent State University and assistant coach at Walsh from 1992-1997. He comes on the podcast to discuss some of the athletes he coached at his time at Walsh, what made Coach Bill Barger so unique, the classic St. Ed’s/Walsh rivalry, how wrestling came into his life, being a 2x high school state champion, and a 2x NCAA All-American.

Jan 28, 2021
Pat Ramsey #227
01:15:35

Pat Ramsey originally from Strongsville, Ohio has a BA in Economics at Harvard University, an MBA at Northwestern University and is the former CEO of Multimedia Games.  He comes on the podcast to discuss wrestling both at Strongsville and Harvard, the balance of maintaining his education, making weight, and having a social life, working at Harrah’s Entertainment early in his career, and how he manages his professional life along with coaching wrestling today in Las Vegas. 

Jan 27, 2021
Dr. Brian Joondeph #226
01:11:35

Dr. Brian Joondeph in part four of a collaboration to discuss his recent article on www.AmericanThinker.com  “What Happened to ’the Storm’?”, how all this talk of major events occurring at or around inauguration day did not occur, what’s next for both political parties, continued censorship from the big tech corporations, and how Amazon is trying to block voting by mail in unionization election.

My other conversations include episodes #221, #224, and #225.

Jan 25, 2021
Dr. Brian Joondeph #225
01:02:27

Dr. Brian Joondeph returns to the podcast less than a week later to discuss his recent article on AmericanThinker.com "What's Next? Great Awakening or Great Reset”, the unusual events leading up to the inauguration this week which went from over 15,000 National Guard troops to 25,000 for a virtual inauguration, censorship including removing the comments section on American Thinker, how he sees this all playing out and what the future holds for not only the United States but the rest of the world.

Jan 19, 2021
Dr. Brian Joondeph #224
01:04:39

Dr. Brian Joondeph is an ophthalmologist/retinal surgeon in Denver, CO and a self-confessed news junkie. He returns to the podcast to discuss his recent article "Will Covid Numbers Shift for Biden's Benefit,” big tech censorship, my recent conversation with Christina Bobb, the unusual events leading up to the inauguration next week which include over 15,000 National Guard troops, a statement by the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and how Kamala Harris still has not given up her seat in the Senate.

Jan 14, 2021
Christina Bobb #223
59:12

Christina Bobb a journalist of OAN also covering Rudy Giuliani and the Trump legal team.  She comes back on the podcast to discuss being on Capitol Hill January 6th, the misinformation that is being put out from that day, big tech censorship, why the United States is the greatest country in the world, what she is fighting for and why term limits might not be a turn key solution. 

Jan 12, 2021
Matt Gentry #222
01:15:58

Matt Gentry is a Physical Therapist, the first and only NCAA wrestling champion at Stanford University and a 2x Olympian in the 2008 and 2012 Olympics for Canada. He comes on the podcast to discuss his introduction to wrestling, the mental toughness it instilled, how they are trying to save the Stanford wrestling program keepstanfordwrestling.com from being cut after the 2021 season, the endowment fund they have created, and how every college sports program not generating revenue should be doing the same.

Jan 12, 2021
Dr. Brian Joondeph #221
01:05:10

Dr. Brian Joondeph is an ophthalmologist/retinal surgeon in Denver, CO. He is also a self-confessed news junkie who got interested in writing while obtaining a master's degree in health-care leadership. He comes on the podcast to discuss two of his recent articles “Hey, GOP: This is Your Do or Die Moment” and “Is Nothing Happening? Or is Trump Channeling Sun Tzu?” published on AmericanThinker.com as it pertains to the 2020 Presidential Election and why lockdowns are not the answer for covid.

Jan 04, 2021
Hotep Jesus #220
57:33

Bryan Sharpe better known as Hotep Jesus is a tech entrepreneur, author, philosopher, mentor, and coach.  He comes on the podcast to discuss his recent twitter post in reference to Sal Alinksy’s book “Rules for Radicals,” how the most disruptive kids are the best students, how he has taught his own children to both question authority and critically think, and why he is such a student of history.

Dec 29, 2020
James McKirdy #219
01:01:56

James McKirdy, running coach, founder and co-owner of McKirdy Trained. He comes on the podcast to discuss the recent performances of his athletes John Raneri and Lindsay Nelson in the Marathon Project this past weekend, how he adapted with the business in 2020, his new series starting in 2021, the impact his wife has had on him, and his hobby of collecting trading cards.  

 

Dec 24, 2020
Santa Claus #218
14:00

Santa Claus returns to the podcast to answer some questions from his fans as he gears up for the big night this week.  We talk about Santa’s favorite reindeer, his life’s mantra, who he would most like to have dinner with, and his definition of happiness.   

 

 

Dec 22, 2020
Alice Little #217
01:01:54

Alice Little is “America’s highest paid sex worker” or what she refers to as a “luxury companion” at the Moonlite Bunny Ranch in Nevada.  She comes on the podcast to discuss why she is suing the state of Nevada for lost wages, what she has been doing to offset her 95% decrease in income during Covid, how there was one situation where she threw a guest out of her room, why money is not the driving factor in her career and how you pay for it one way or another.

Dec 18, 2020
Chris Krug The Center Square #216
01:37:22

Chris Krug is a publisher that brings more than 25 years of award-winning media experience to TheCenterSquare.com. The Center Square was launched in May 2019 to fulfill the need for state- and local-level government and economic reporting. We discuss how he got started and a recent experience they had with Twitter blocking dozens of its stories, in regards to a state-sanctioned committee looking into the bribery scandal for which energy producer ComEd has pleaded guilty to federal corruption charges.

Dec 17, 2020
Anton Mackey #215
01:14:29

Anton Mackey, a yoga teacher with a background in anatomy & physiology and a passion for seeking the truth. He bridges the gap between the physical and spiritual by infusing his knowledge of the human body with the sacred wisdom of the soul.  On the podcast we discuss how he got into yoga, one event that altered his life, adapting since Covid, how plant medicine has changed him, being more present and how his wife Amy’s influence has helped combine the Divine Union of masculine/feminine in us all. 

Dec 15, 2020
Therese Haiss #214
01:26:02

Therese Haiss, originally from northeast Ohio is now an assistant coach at University of Toledo Cross Country/Track and Field.  She comes on the podcast to discuss growing up in Ohio,  transitioning from University of Arkansas to becoming a professional runner living in San Diego, how her mental health has improved since returning to Ohio, teaching her athletes to avoid some of her pitfalls, and why Cleveland is “The World’s Best Kept Secret.”  

Dec 14, 2020
Mark Agnew #213
01:04:26

Mark Agnew is a runner, ocean rower, and has been an editor for the South China Morning Post since 2017 capturing the extreme sports scene in Hong Kong. He comes on the podcast to discuss what life is like in HK during Covid, his recent article “How long can trail race organizers survive if there is no Hong Kong-wide Covid-19 vaccine until 2022 and sports are still restricted?” and his 2021 maritime navigation of the Northwest Passage by human power-the ultimate ocean row.  

Dec 11, 2020
Joel Pollak #212
30:54

Joel Pollak is the Senior Editor-At-Large for Breitbart. He comes on the podcast to discuss his latest ebook available on Amazon “Neither Free Nor Fair: The 2020 U.S. Presidential Election,” what can be done to assure this never happens again with our voting system, why the Georgia Senate run-off is so important, and what life is like in California right now.  

Dec 09, 2020
Majo Srnik #211
02:17:12

Majo Srnik is a back country skier, climber and ultra runner.  He comes on the podcast to discuss growing up in Slovakia,  moving to Canada with his girlfriend now wife, his first introduction into trail running,  how he balances his love for skiing and running, and dealing with the tragic loss of a fellow skier this summer.

Dec 08, 2020
Mark Glennon Wirepoints #210
01:29:13

Mark Glennon, the Executive Editor and founder of wirepoints.org is back on the podcast to discuss how big tech censorship flipped countless down-ballot elections, how they make no effort to hide methods of spreading propaganda while suppressing competing speech, whether honest or not, his take on a recent article “President Trump Invokes 2018 executive order, authorizing military response to cyber warfare,” and his partner Ted's article “25 times more Chicago youth have died from homicide than from COVID."

Dec 07, 2020
Colin Heffernan #209
01:19:58

Colin Heffernan is an assistant wrestling coach at Ohio University.  He comes on the podcast to discuss wrestling for St. Edwards high school in Lakewood, Ohio, what it was like not only being coached by his father John Heffernan but having both of his uncles be state wrestling champions at St. Ed's, his favorite St. Ed’s team, the impact Mike Kulczycki and others had on him, wrestling at Central Michigan, and how the pandemic is altering the season this year at OU.  

Dec 03, 2020
Julia Stallings #208
53:32

Julia Stallings is a 5x collegiate National Champion and currently a professional shooter living and training in Tennessee. She comes on the podcast to discuss her love for the second amendment, what it’s like working at a gun store in today’s climate, how certain types of ammo is unavailable until mid-2021, how she went from water skiing to becoming a champion in trap shooting, and how you should never bring a knife to a gun fight.  

Dec 02, 2020
Nahshon Garrett #207
45:59

Nahshon Garrett is a professional wrestler currently living and training in Tennessee. He returns to the podcast to discuss how someone used his name to cast a mail-in ballot in Maricopa County, Arizona in the 2020 election where he has not lived in over a year, how almost a month later he has more questions than answers,  at what point do you start to question authority, and how the ability to “critically think” is more important than ever right now.

Nov 30, 2020
Nic Errol #206
02:05:57

Nic Errol aka “Australian Nic” is an ultra runner, currently living in London UK.  He returns to the podcast to discuss recovering from his recent Haglunds surgery, the amazing support he has had, what life is like during the new lockdown in the UK,  JFK 50 mile endurance run results, discussing the book “The Jordan Rules,” and some of our favorite throwback movies. 

Nov 24, 2020
Bobby Stuckey #205
45:36

Bobby Stuckey, Owner and Master Sommelier of Frasca Food and Wine Group in Boulder, Colorado comes on the podcast to discuss growing up in Arizona, some of the restaurants he has worked at in the past,  how running every morning keeps him sane,  managing with the recent spike of Covid cases, what wine he will be pairing with his turkey this Thanksgiving and how passing the Restaurants Act for the independent restaurants will be his greatest professional accomplishment.

Nov 23, 2020
Shayna Powless #204
01:22:49

Shayna Powless is a professional cyclist for team Twenty24 and co-founder with her partner Eli Ankou of the DreamCatcher Foundation. This foundation is dedicated to empowering youth through sports, focusing on sports camps but also bringing awareness to the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls crisis. She discusses her intro into cycling, how racing on Zwift has been so beneficial in 2020, similarities/differences with her pro cyclist brother Neilson, and future work for the foundation.

Nov 20, 2020
Brian Schroy #203
01:14:16

Brian Schroy is an elite runner for Tinman Track Club, is coached by Tom “Tinman” Schwartz and is the regional fight manager for Haymakers for Hope.  He comes on the podcast to discuss his love for boxing, how recovering from a torn labrum in a fight led to the start of running,  the first run with his then girlfriend now wife that started his running career, how he incorporates boxing into his training, and some of his favorite restaurants where he resides in Boulder, CO.

Nov 16, 2020
Kalie Demerjian #202
01:54:05

Kalie Demerjian is an ultra runner, artist, illustrator, and deep thinker. She comes on the podcast to discuss her 3rd place finish in the Javelina Hundred mile endurance run, what impact running coach Pat Reagan has had,  how horror movies influences her art, and how she is “just a gremlin ghouling through life.”  Her artwork can be found at www.imokaybrand.com

 

 

Nov 11, 2020
Patrick Reagan #201
01:52:01

Patrick Reagan runs professionally for HOKA One One and Gu Energy Labs.  He returns to the podcast to discuss his recent trip to Arizona for the Aravaipa Running Javelina Hundred Endurance run, pacing/crewing his athlete Kalie Demerjan to a 3rd place finish, winning the Yeti Trail 100 mile race in September,  sharing some of his comfort movies during the pandemic, the great running community in Arizona and some of my go to restaurants which include Cotton & Copper and Pizzicletta. 

Nov 09, 2020
Nick Coury #200
01:13:36

My 200th episode features Nick Coury, co-owner of Aravaipa Running. He returns to the podcast to discuss his fastest known time (FKT) of Hole-to-Hump, bottom of the Grand Canyon to the top of Mount Humphreys covering over 70 miles, winning Man vs. Horse back-to-back, finishing second in the Javelina Hundred Endurance Run, having his brother Jamil pace him for the last loop, how he is in the best physical shape of his life, and preparing with his coach James Bonnett for the Desert Solstice.

Nov 06, 2020
Matt Warburton #199
01:15:42

Matt Warburton was a Consulting Producer on COMMUNITY after having worked on THE SIMPSONS for 11 seasons. He is a graduate of Harvard and was president of The Lampoon. He returns to the podcast to discuss being a Consulting Producer on the Netflix series "Never Have I Ever" created by Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher, working on both the "Saved By the Bell" reboot and “The Sex Lives of College Girls," future of television, his love for comic books, and which super hero he would pick to create a story.

Nov 05, 2020
Catalina Lauf Election Day #198
01:31:20

Catalina Lauf grew up in Illinois her family were legal immigrants from Guatemala. She is a former candidate for US Congress and the founder of Defense of Freedom Pac, an organization that supports candidates who align with preserving and defending Freedom. After graduating from Miami Univ. of Ohio she went from private to public sector in 2018 as an adviser at the U.S. Department of Commerce. She comes on the podcast to discuss, her love for America, Illinois' fiscal crisis, and election predictions.

Nov 03, 2020
Nicole Bitter #197
01:04:24

Ultra runner and attorney Nicole Bitter returns to the podcast to discuss being the 2020 Javelina Hundred Ladies Champion, the decision to enter into that race, why she does not train using a watch, what running has meant during the pandemic, and spending the rest of 2020 with her husband Zach as he prepares for the Aravaipa Running 24 Hour Desert Solstice.

Nov 03, 2020
Dara Wong and George Murkowicz Shift Flagstaff #196
01:11:44

Dara Wong owner of the restaurant Shift in Flagstaff, AZ has a passion for pastry and a penchant for perfection.  George Murkowicz, is an award winning Chef who fuses many European and American cuisines. They come on the podcast to discuss Dara working for Bobby Stuckey at Frasca Food and Wine, George with Chef Matt Carter at Scottsdale’s Zinc Bistro, how they adapted during the pandemic, challenges Shift faced and what the future holds. 

Oct 29, 2020
Christina Bobb #195
56:14

Christina Bobb was the Executive Secretary for the Department of Homeland Security, served in the Marine Corps, and is now a journalist covering breaking news for the Trump Administration on the OAN network. She returns to the podcast to discuss being censored on Twitter, her recent interview in regards to face masks being effective, election predictions, and what the next four years might look like.

Oct 27, 2020
Mark Glennon Wirepoints #194
01:49:59

Mark Glennon, the Executive Editor and founder of wirepoints.org. returns to the podcast to discuss his recent article posted on October 25th, 2020 “Was Thomas Jefferson right? New study quantifies flight from America’s big cities during pandemic,” the Hunter Biden laptop scandal, the corruption of the federal government, and the role these large tech companies play.

Oct 26, 2020
Julia Kohnen #193
01:10:31

Julia Kohnen is a professional runner for HOKA NAZ Elite that recently relocated from St. Louis, MO to Flagstaff, AZ.  She comes on the podcast to discuss how she did not start running until her senior year in college, balancing work with training, taking 10th in the marathon at the 2020 Olympic Trials, and getting ready for the Michigan Pro Half Marathon October 28th and the Marathon Project in Arizona on December 20th. 

Oct 22, 2020
John Raneri #192
01:32:21

John Raneri is an elite runner training in Flagstaff, AZ with McKirdy Trained. He comes on the podcast to discuss, how he got into running, how he has managed during the pandemic, running a 14:08 5k in a parking lot, his relationship with his coach and close friend James McKirdy, and their strategy for his upcoming race the Marathon Project on December 20th.

Oct 21, 2020
Ted Dabrowski Wirepoints #191
01:39:55

Ted Dabrowski’s knowledge of finance, policy and government stems from his international career in finance and management. Now the President of wirepoints.org, an independent, nonprofit company delivering original research and commentary about Illinois’ economy and government. He comes on the podcast to discuss his recent article “Desperate Illinois To Borrow From Fed's "Lender Of Last Resort" Facility A Second Time,” how this problem started 30 years ago, and why bankruptcy might not be a bad thing.

Oct 19, 2020
Jamie Groudle #190
01:23:12

Jamie Groudle was a runner-up, state wrestling champion, from Walsh Jesuit high school and a national qualifier from University of North Carolina. He comes on the podcast to discuss growing up in Buckeye, how he originally planned to wrestle at St. Edward before deciding to attend Walsh, the classic Walsh/St. Ed’s rivalry, and discussing a Forbes article “Why Wrestlers Make the Best Employees.”

Oct 16, 2020
Brian Heffernan #189
01:23:26

Brian Heffernan, first state wrestling champion from St. Edward’s high school in Cleveland, Ohio and retired Commander from the Cleveland Division of Police after a 30 year career. He comes on the podcast to discuss wrestling for Coach Ferguson, the collapse of the flats, managing a narcotics unit, thoughts on multiple drug task forces and agencies working narcotic cases and if he had a 100 million dollar budget to combat the war on drugs how would he spend it.

Oct 15, 2020
Chanelle Price #188
01:15:27

Chanelle Price is a 2021 Olympic track and field hopeful competing in the 800 m.  She comes on the podcast to discuss growing up in Easton, PA, the values her family instilled in her at a young age,  the time she spent training in Phoenix, how she has recovered from multiple injuries, and what’s on tap for the rest of 2020 into 2021. 

Oct 13, 2020
Erich Schultz Steadfast Farm #187
01:02:43

Steadfast Farm is a two acre bio-intensive market farm in Mesa, AZ which grows fruits, vegetables and flowers using organic practices and raise pastured poultry for eggs year round. They offer produce, cut flowers and eggs through their CSA program, farm store, farmers markets and local restaurants. Owner Erich Schultz comes on the podcast to discuss his transition from landscape design to farmer starting at Agritopia, and how he has consulted in the design of other farms across the globe.

Oct 09, 2020
Mark Glennon Wirepoints #186
01:32:03

Mark Glennon is the Executive Editor and founder of wirepoints.org. Wirepoints is an independent, nonprofit company delivering original research and commentary with a particular focus on the state and local fiscal crises.  He comes on the podcast to discuss his recent article posted on September 27th, 2020 “New CDC Estimates: Fatality Rate For COVID-19 Drops Again And May Surprise You,” why the people are leaving major cities, and how some major cities might take years to come back.

Oct 07, 2020
Dana Alexa #185
01:23:18

Dana Alexa is a reporter, political commentator, and news writer for One America News Network.  She comes on the podcast to discuss her upbringing, how she learned “critically thinking” at a young age, her thoughts on the first Presidential debate, food photography, and passion for stand-up comedy. 

Oct 05, 2020
Brent Thompson #184
01:39:21

Brent Thompson, was a 3x state placer, state wrestling champion from Walsh Jesuit high school, and a 4X MAC champion from Kent State University.  He comes on the podcast to discuss how he got into wrestling, how Don Horning taught him to be light on his feet, his take on the Walsh/Ed’s rivalry, how he coped his junior year after his mother’s passing, and adjusting from high school to collegiate wrestling.

Sep 30, 2020
Sage Watson #183
01:10:11

Sage Watson is a Canadian athlete sponsored by Nike and Loreal that specializes in the 400 m hurdles.  She comes back on the podcast to discuss life on her family’s ranch in Canada, how her go to comfort food is soup, love of 80’s/90’s romantic comedies, what she has been up to since Covid, the impact coach Fred Harvey has had and how she is looking forward to the Olympics next summer in Tokyo.

Sep 28, 2020
Kelly Kandah Colossal Cupcakes #182
58:07

Kelly Kandah is an entrepreneur and business owner from Cleveland, OH. Kandah began her brand, “Colossal Cupcakes” in 2011, creating over 60 flavors and baking orders out of her home. In 2012, she opened her first store front and became the youngest female store front business owner in downtown Cleveland. She comes on the podcast to discuss her start, adapting during the pandemic, May 30th when her business was destroyed by rioters/looters, how the city has responded, and how she plans to move forward.

Sep 23, 2020
Gabriella Hoffman #181
01:11:56

Gabriella Hoffman is a media strategist, conservative political columnist, and award-winning outdoor writer based in the Washington, D.C. Metro Area. Her articles and columns have appeared in numerous publications which includes Field & Stream, Townhall.com and a variety of others. Gabriella also hosts the weekly "District of Conservation" podcast. She comes on to discuss her upbringing, growing up in California, her take on the wildfires, and where to start if you want to learn gun safety.

Sep 21, 2020
Christina Bobb #180
01:56:07

Christina Bobb was the Executive Secretary for the Department of Homeland Security, served in the Marine Corps, and is now a journalist covering breaking news for the Trump Administration on the OAN network.  She comes on the podcast to discuss her transition into journalism, her recent story on the Administration blocking Chinese forced labor from U.S. economy, state of our country, the hypocrisy going on in Washington, future projects, and her definition of “critical thinking.”

Sep 19, 2020
Jeffrey A. Tucker #179
01:03:47

Jeffrey A. Tucker is the Editorial Director for the American Institute for Economic Research. He comes on the podcast to discuss his recent article “In a War on Restaurants, Media Tout the Lockdown Narrative,” how Nashville officials withheld low covid numbers coming from bars and restaurants, how tech giants play a role, the economic impact this pandemic will have on major cities and his upcoming book “Liberty or Lockdown,” which is scheduled to be released next week

Sep 18, 2020
Andrew Meena #178
01:43:31

Andrew Meena, son of V. Rev. Elias A. Meena comes on the podcast to discuss his latest project.  The book titled “Light of Light, Meditations on Living a Christian Life in the Modern World.”  It is a book written by his late father Elias and edited by Andrew that consists of four parts: faith, scripture, purpose,  and image/likeness.  He also discusses the history of his family from Lebanon to the United States, how he dealt with his father’s passing, what went into completing this, and future projects. 

 

Sep 16, 2020
Amanda Basham #177
01:41:31

Amanda Basham is a professional ultra runner currently living in Boulder, Co and expecting her first child in January 2021. She comes on the podcast to discuss her introduction to ultra running, how running helped work thru an eating disorder, her definition of an "interesting muffin,” what running these days is like and how she is managing with less caffeine during her pregnancy.

Sep 14, 2020
Scott Overholt #176
01:46:16

Scott Overholt is a state wrestling champion from Walsh Jesuit high school in Akron, Ohio.  He comes on the podcast to discuss how he was introduced to the north Akron wrestling program, the impact legendary coach Bill Barger had on him, the Walsh/St. Eds Rivalry, winning multiple team state titles and how a funny story in regards to a training manual exchanged between Coach Barger and Coach Ferguson of St. Ed’s.

Sep 10, 2020
Cassie Smith #175
02:30:15

Cassie Smith is a Registered Psychotherapist at the University of Waterloo, and national-level ultra-trail runner currently residing in Kitchener, Canada.  She comes on the podcast to discuss how her work has changed during the pandemic, growing up as a gymnast,  body image, social media, what led her to ultra running, and how her 86 year old grandma is a huge inspiration.

Sep 08, 2020
Eric Sabo #174
01:38:11

Eric Sabo is a state wrestling champion and is in the Walsh Jesuit high school Hall of Fame in Akron, Ohio.  He comes on the podcast to discuss how he got started in the north Akron wrestling program, the impact legendary coach Bill Barger had on him attending Walsh, the Walsh/St. Ed’s rivalry, and winning the 1991 state team title with teammates Markus Mollica and Danny Leemaster. 

Sep 03, 2020
Mo Miller #173
01:16:19

Mo Miller is an undefeated MMA fighter training out of StrongStyle Gym in Cleveland, Ohio.    He comes on the podcast to discuss his upcoming bout this Friday September 4th in Sioux Falls, SD that will be aired on UFC fight pass, how instrumental the StrongStyle team has been in preparation, our favorite fighters in professional boxing, cool animal combatant videos, wrestling at Canton McKinley, and how Sonny Marchette and Anthony Ralph helped him become a three time All-American at Notre Dame college.

Aug 31, 2020
Kimberly Klacik #172
41:42

Kimberly Klacik is a wife, mother, nonprofit founder and currently elected to the Baltimore County Republican Central Committee.  She is the Republican candidate running for Congress in District #7 in her home state of Maryland.  Kim comes on the podcast to discuss her video “Black Lives Don’t Matter to Democrats”  that has been viewed over 12 million times since it was posted August 17th, why she switched from a Democrat to Republican, how important it is to vote, term limits, and what she will do if elected.

Aug 31, 2020
Coree Woltering #171
01:21:55

Coree Woltering is an ultra/trail runner for The North Face.  He comes on the podcast to discuss his recent Fastest Known Time (FKT) on the Ice Age Trail which covers under 1200 miles and took over 21.5 days to complete, his time in Fiji filming Eco-Challenge that can be seen on Amazon Prime, how he got into ultra running, and coaching for Chaski Endurance Collective. 

Aug 27, 2020
Adam Allison #170
01:47:32

Adam Allison is a chef/owner of HandleBar Diner in Mesa, AZ and Secret Handshake Coffee & Tea in Tempe.  He comes on the podcast to discuss how he got into cooking, what he has been doing during the pandemic, his time on Chopped, what it is like doing a private event for a YouTube celebrity sweet 16 birthday party, comic books and some 80’s/90’s culture. 

Aug 26, 2020
Jim Heffernan #169
01:36:30

Coach Jim Heffernan is the head wrestling coach at the University of Illinois. He comes on the podcast to discuss how he got into wrestling, how the decision was made for him to attend St. Edward, being a 2X State Champion there, what coach Greg Urbas means to St. Edward, the classic Walsh-St. Ed’s rivalry in the 90’s, being a 4X All-American at Iowa under legendary coach Dan Gable, and similarities/differences between Howard Ferguson and Dan Gable.

Aug 24, 2020
Bobby Kaleal #168
49:28

Bobby Kaleal is a strength, performance, mobility, and motivational specialist for StrongStyle gym in Cleveland, Ohio and UFC Heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic . He comes on the podcast to discuss how he got started, the victory over Daniel Cormier this past Saturday, what makes him such a special fighter, a hypothetical WWE event between Stipe and Tyson Fury, and some of his upcoming fighters which includes Jerald Spohn , Aleksa Camur, Jeff Hughes and Mo Miller.

Aug 22, 2020
Jerald Spohn #167
01:56:53

Jerald Spohn is a former wrestler at Kent State University who is now fighting MMA out of Strong Style in Independence, OH.  He comes on the podcast to discuss his recent :19 TKO victory, how he got started in MMA, Stipe Miocic recent victory of Daniel Cormier, and when his next fight might be.

Aug 20, 2020
Alex "Al Diddy" Cooper #166
58:11

Alex Cooper boxing coach for Strongstyle Gym in Cleveland, Ohio and UFC Heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic. He returns to the podcast to discuss the Stipe victory over Daniel Cormier this past Saturday, how this camp was different than previous ones, potential fights with Francis Ngannou, Jon Jones, and some of his upcoming fighters which includes Jerald Spohn, Aleksa Camur, Jeff Hughes and Mo Miller. 

Aug 19, 2020
Tianna Bartoletta #165
01:15:36

Tianna Bartoletta is a professional runner for Nike and has won Olympic gold medals in 2012 4x100m, 2016 4x100m and 2016 long jump. She comes on the podcast to discuss growing up in northeast Ohio, what it’s like winning Olympic gold, being part of the 2012 U.S. bobsled team, how yoga is incorporated into her training and some of her favorite movies to watch pre-race.

Aug 19, 2020
Rick Hepp #164
01:39:41

Rick Hepp was a state wrestling champion from St. Edward’s high school and a 3X All-American wrestler from Lehigh University. He comes on the podcast to discuss how he got into wrestling, his take on the Walsh/Ed’s rivalry, his time at Lehigh, and some of the stories he reported as a journalist which include: the Healthcare Serial Killer Charles Cullen, the Ariel Castro kidnappings, and using hidden cameras to record naked wrestlers weighing in and secretly selling videotapes on the internet.

Aug 17, 2020
Tyler Andrews Part II #163
01:13:42

Tyler Andrews is a professional runner for HOKAONEONE and founder of Chaski Endurance Collective currently living in Flagstaff, AZ. In the second of a two-part series Tyler talks about the upcoming Chaski Challenge September 6th-13th which includes: Chaski Classic 5K Run/Walk,  Chaski Marathon and Relay September 12th, and the unofficial 50km World Championships and Chaski People’s Ultra November 28th-29th.

link below
chaski.run/challenge

Aug 14, 2020
Markus Mollica #162
01:38:16

Markus Mollica was a 2X state wrestling champion at Walsh Jesuit High School in Akron, Ohio a  4X All-American at Arizona State University and a 2X national champion. On this podcast he discusses how he got into wrestling, dealing with adversity at a young age, Walsh/Eds rivalry, his love for the sport and what he is up to these days.

Aug 12, 2020
Tyler Andrews Part I Episode #161
45:33

Tyler Andrews is a professional runner for HOKA ONE ONE and founder of Chaski Endurance Collective currently living in Flagstaff, AZ. In the first of a two-part series Tyler talks about his trip to Nepal which included his fastest known time (FKT) on the Everest Base Camp Trail,  training in South America, what he has been doing during the pandemic, and how he ended up in Flagstaff.

Aug 11, 2020
Roger Chandler #160
01:21:48

Roger Chandler, who enters his 24th year on the Spartan wrestling staff, is in his fifth season as head coach for the 2020-21 season. He comes on the podcast to discuss how he was introduced to wrestling, his experience being coached by Howard Ferguson and later Greg Urbas at St. Edwards High School in Cleveland, Ohio, the classic Walsh/St. Edwards rivalry, what led him to the University of Indiana, and how he incorporates everything he learned along the way into his coaching today.

Aug 10, 2020
Chef Jason Roberts #159
01:53:49

Jason Roberts, a New Zealand native, is an internationally known chef, author, television personality, brand ambassador, fitness enthusiast, and gluten-free lifestyle advocate currently residing in Australia. He is a passionate supporter of Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign which strives to end childhood hunger in America.  On this podcast Jason talks about his love for Cleveland,  how he has adapted during the pandemic, his IGTV show “Good Day Neighbour," and his love for 80’s/90’s movies.

Aug 06, 2020
Paddy Gallagher #158
48:42

Paddy Gallagher, a senior at St. Edwards High School in Cleveland, Ohio and 2021 Ohio State commit. He comes on the podcast to discuss winning a wrestling state title his sophomore year, what it is like being part of the St. Edwards wrestling program, what he has been doing since the pandemic, and his future plans of winning national titles and Olympic gold.

Aug 05, 2020
Adam Kimble #157
01:26:51

Adam Kimble is a professional ultrarunner, race director, motivational speaker, running coach and amateur survivalist from Tahoe City, CA.   He comes on the podcast to discuss his recent  Fastest Known Time (FKT) on the 171-mile Tahoe Rim Trail in 37h 12m beating the previous record set by Kilian Jornet, 60-day transcontinental crossing of the USA (2,500 miles), 60 days alone in the wilderness to become winner of Discovery Channel’s The Wheel, and winning the showcase showdown on the Price is Right. 

Aug 04, 2020
Eddie Jayne #156
02:06:36

Eddie Jayne was a 3x state wrestling champion from St. Edwards high school in northeast Ohio, graduate of Penn State, and now teaches physical education at an elementary school in central Ohio.  He comes on the podcast to discuss how he started in wrestling, what his experience was at St. Edwards, the classic rivalry with Walsh Jesuit, how he would he have fared against 4x state champion Willie Wineberg and that he loves coaching kids. 

Aug 03, 2020
Kristen McGuire Adam's Natural Meats #155
01:05:39

Kristen McGuire of Adams Natural Meats, a high quality provider of Bison and Beef products, in both Buckeye, AZ and Evergreen, CO. She comes on the podcast to discuss the recent meat supply shortage as reported by the media, how they have adapted since the pandemic, and the health benefits of having a steady amount of bison. 

Jul 31, 2020
Ashley Brasovan #154
01:23:32

Ashley Brasovan is currently a professional sub-ultra trail/mountain runner for Hoka One One and also has a full time career as an Energy Efficiency/Renewable Energy Consultant residing full time in Golden, CO.  She comes on the podcast to discuss her recent fastest known time of 5 hrs 27 mins (FKT) of running the Four Pass Loop in Aspen, CO, how she is managing during the pandemic, why introverts are such good listeners, and her career in sustainability.

Jul 30, 2020
Jewher Ilham #153
01:17:25

Jewher Ilham is the daughter of Uyghur scholar, Ilham Tohti, an internationally noted moderate voice who was dedicated to bridging the gap between the Uyghur people and the Han Chinese. Jewher arrived in the United States in 2013, following the detention of her father at the Beijing airport, as they were prepared to travel to Indiana University. This was the last time she saw her father. In September of 2014, he was given an unprecedented life sentence based on the writings on his website.

Jul 29, 2020
Ben Hatta #152
02:01:49

Ben Hatta, is an executive producer that has worked on shows such as The Bachelor, Amazing Race, Hell's Kitchen, and the Netflix documentary Team Foxcatcher. He comes on the podcast to discuss his grandfather introducing the sport of wrestling to Japan in the 1930’s, becoming a high school state wrestling champ for St. Edward’s high school after only starting his senior year, the Walsh/St. Edward’s rivalry, his time at University of Pennsylvania, and his future projects.

Jul 27, 2020
Sam Neider #151
01:33:57

Sam Neider  was a 2X state wrestling champion from St. Edward’s high school, 2X All-American wrestler from Northwestern University and the founder of Higher Purpose, a nature-integrated rite of passage for men transitioning into the “2nd half” life.  He comes on the podcast to discuss how he got into wrestling, his take on the Walsh/Ed’s rivalry, his time at Northwestern, and why he decided to sell everything, go mobile with his family which has lead him to his new venture “Higher Purpose.”

Jul 24, 2020
Laura Thweatt #150
02:01:59

Laura Thweatt is a professional runner for Saucony originally from Durango, Colorado.  She comes on the podcast to discuss her 5th place finish at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Atlanta, GA this past February, being coached by Joe Bosshard, what she has been doing during Covid-19,  her love for “The Office” and cooking.

Jul 22, 2020
Devon Yanko #149
01:48:10

Devon is a runner who runs roads, trails, mountains from distance from 5km to 100 mile.  She has run more than 50 Marathons (including 36 sub 3 hours marathons) and 50 Ultras since 2006, winning and CR a majority.  She comes on the podcast to discuss her recent achievement of running 500km in 10 days, how ultra-running has evolved since she started back in 2006, sponsorships, YouTube videos, and how she and her husband Nathan navigated their bakery M.H. Bread and Butter during the pandemic. 

Jul 20, 2020
Sara Vaughn #148
01:20:54

Sara Vaughn, mid-distance runner, real estate agent, wife, and mother of four earned a spot on the 2017 London World Championships team with a 3rd place finish at the USA Championships in the 1500m. She comes on the podcast to discuss what she has been up to during the pandemic, how she feels about races possibly happening in 2020, and how running is more important than ever right now

Jul 18, 2020
John Heffernan #147
01:20:57

Coach John Heffernan is the head wrestling coach for St. Edward’s high school in Lakewood, Ohio. He comes on the podcast to discuss how he got into wrestling, being a State Champion his senior year at St. Ed's, being a 2X All-American at Iowa under legendary coach Dan Gable, the classic Walsh-St. Ed’s rivalry in the 90’s, being an assistant coach under Greg Urbas and how coaching has changed from when he started in 1992 to today.

Jul 16, 2020
Neely S Gracey #146
01:34:37

Neely S. Gracey is an eight-time NCAA DII Champion and has ran 3 Olympic Trials. She has represented Team USA and has raced in 8 different countries where she was the top American and 13th in the World in the 2013 World Cross Country Championships in Poland. She comes on the podcast to discuss what she has been doing during Covid-19, how she has been coaching her athletes through her Get Running Coaching Business and her love for: bread, pizza baking, cookies and moscow mules.

Jul 15, 2020
Brock Locnikar #145
01:11:37

Brock Locnikar is a Harvard football commit and former All-Arizona linebacker, state wrestling champion from Scottsdale Notre Dame Preparatory. He returns to the podcast to discuss the cancellation of the 2020 Harvard football season, what his options are with no football for the fall semester, how he has been training during the pandemic, and some UFC talk.

Jul 13, 2020
Stephanie Howe #144
01:03:56

Stephanie Howe is an ultra runner and has a PhD. in Nutrition & Exercise Science from Oregon State University.  She comes on the podcast to discuss her recent move to California, making personal changes,  favorite pizza, how she is managing during Covid and that her love for running has never been stronger.

Jul 10, 2020
Adrianne Haslet #143
01:19:35

Adrianne Haslet is a Global Advocate for amputee rights, Keynote Speaker, Boston Marathon Survivor, Ballroom Dancer and Blade Runner.  She comes on to discuss how instrumental therapy has been in her recovery, surrounding yourself with the right people, how she is managing during Covid-19, why dogs are more loyal than people, and her new venture “The Adrianne Strong” podcast which debuts this Friday July 10th.

Jul 07, 2020
Chef Cory Oppold #142
01:04:11

Cory Oppold is the executive chef at Atlas Bistro and founder of Simmer Down Meals.  Simmer Down was designed to give gourmet meals to the public when restaurants are closed during the pandemic. He comes on the podcast to discuss, learning at a young age how to cook on his farm in Illinois,  his time on the show Chopped, how he went from wanting to be an architect to becoming a chef, and how he is navigating thru Covid-19. 

Jul 06, 2020
Patrick Reagan #141
01:45:13

Patrick Reagan runs professionally for HOKA One One and GU Energy Labs. He won the 2019 USATF 100 Mile Trail Championships at the Brazos Bend 100 and broke the course record. Also in 2019, he finished 8th at the Western States 100. In his debut at the 100 Mile distance, Reagan won the Javelina Jundred 100 Mile Endurance run and bested the course record by 29 minutes in 2017. He has now won the Javelina Jundred 100 Mile Endurance Run 3 years in a row.

Jul 02, 2020
Michael LaMarca #140
01:19:55

Michael LaMarca owner and operator of Master Pizza Franchise in Cleveland, Ohio.  He comes on the podcast to discuss growing up in northeast Ohio, how he went from owning one restaurant to recently opening up his twelfth location, what it is like to win pizza competitions both nationally and internationally, and how he is navigating his business thru this pandemic.

Jul 01, 2020
Clint Musser #139
01:15:32

Clint Musser, currently an assistant wrestling coach at Cleveland State University. He comes on the podcast to discuss how he got introduced to the sport,  wrestling as a kid in north Akron,  being a three time state champ at Walsh Jesuit, the classic Walsh Jesuit-St. Ed’s wrestling rivalry, a two time All-American at Penn State University and how he was able to pull himself out of a downward spiral.   

Jun 29, 2020
Vanessa Fraser #138
01:23:06

Vanessa Fraser, a Standford Alumni and member of the Bowerman Track Club (BTC) comes on the podcast to discuss when she ran a PR and the second-fastest U.S. 5,000-meter time ever recorded indoors in February earlier this year.  We also talk how she is recovering from her most recent surgery, rom-coms, cognitive neuroscience and why she should start her own podcast.   

Jun 27, 2020
Alex "Al Diddy" Cooper #137
01:34:08

Alex "Al Diddy" Cooper, boxing coach for StrongStyle Gym in Cleveland, Ohio and UFC Heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic, . He comes on the podcast to discuss how he has managed to train during the pandemic, working with Marcus Marinelli on preparations for the trilogy fight between Stipe and Daniel Cormier on August 15th, Amanda Nunes, Frances Ngannou, and some of his other UFC fighters which includes Jeff Hughes and Aleksa Camur.

Jun 24, 2020
Katherine Shai #136
01:53:03

Katherine Shai is a University World Champion, 6x National Team Member for USA Wrestling and Team USA. Also 2012, 2016 Olympic Alternate and a Tokyo 2021 Olympic Hopeful. She comes on the podcast to discuss her upbringing, how life has changed during the pandemic, and how she uses her platform to inspire people specifically with her blog LuchaFit, a sports education blog platform to empower women and girls in mind, body, spirit, and sport.

Jun 22, 2020
Jarred Cornfield #135
02:00:10

Jarred Cornfield  is an assistant coach for cross country and track and field of Northern Arizona University.  He comes on the podcast to discuss how he got into coaching, what it is like winning multiple national titles, assisting head coach Mike Smith and what kind of impact he looks to have on his athletes.

Jun 17, 2020
Meghan Slavin #134
02:33:55

Meghan Slavin is a physical therapist and ultra runner.  She comes on the podcast to discuss how she got into running, her first 100 mile race at Javelina Jundred, what it is like being coached by James Bonnett and being the first female to complete fastest known time (FKT) of the Hole-to-Hump. It is a run that starts at the Grand Canyon (elevation - 2500’) and ends at the summit of Mt. Humphreys (elevation - 12,633’-Arizona’s highest point) covering over 70 miles with a time of just over twenty one hours.

Jun 15, 2020
Caleb Schiff Pizzicletta #133
01:18:28

Caleb Schiff, owner of Pizzicletta in Flagstaff, Arizona comes back on the podcast to discuss how he has navigated thru the pandemic both personally and with his business. How he adopted the “adapt or die” mentality, got innovative with new ideas, ended a collaboration and started a new one.

Jun 12, 2020
Deron and Melissa Ruse #132
02:15:09

Deron and Melissa Ruse are both ultra runners.  They come on the podcast to discuss being coached by James Bonnett, Melissa’s photography business Sweet M Images, Deron’s recent accomplishment of the Fearsome Four which included four peaks, 71.77 miles with 14,563ft of ascent in 16 hours and 48 minutes in Flagstaff, AZ.

Jun 10, 2020
Nic Errol #131
02:37:38

Nic Errol is an Australian, currently living in London UK. He is an ultra runner, is on the Squirrel’s Nut Butter Elite Team, and is the manager for the “Running on OM” podcast.  We talk ultra running, living in the UK during this pandemic, community, Arizona food scene and why the recent Joker movie was overrated.

Jun 08, 2020
Hannah (Neczypor) Tropf #130
01:30:40

Hannah (Neczypor) Tropf originally from northeast Ohio, held the state of Ohio 3200 meter record in a time of 10:16 and also won the 1600m state championship for women’s track at North Royalton high school.  She attended Georgetown University where she was an all-American and part of the NCAA Cross Country championship winning team. Currently Hannah works for Under Armour and is the host of her own podcast titled “The Run Around.”

Jun 04, 2020
Paul Bonnett #129
02:11:18

Paul Bonnett is an ultra runner, retired school teacher, cross country and track coach. He comes on the podcast to discuss how he got into ultra running, some of his favorite races he has ran in which includes: Crown King, Zane Grey, Western States and how he was the person beat the horses to the finish in Man vs. Horse.

Jun 01, 2020
Michael Justin #128
01:13:23

Michael Justin is a professional model and trainer currently residing out of Phoenix, AZ.  He comes on the podcast to discuss how he got started modeling, some of the places he has been photographed, and how casting calls might change due to Covid-19.

May 26, 2020
Nick Coury #127
01:31:20

Nick Coury co-owner of Aravaipa Running comes back on the podcast to discuss how he stays motivated to train with no race in the near future, virtual races Aravaipa is putting on this summer, and the first annual Cocodona, a 250 mile race debuting spring of 2021 linking together some of the most iconic trails and towns in Arizona.  

May 21, 2020
Michael Farris "Thoughts on COVID-19 Pandemic" #126
20:43

I wanted to share my thoughts based on calculations of the fatalities from Covid-19 in both states and counties I currently live in, have lived in the past, or currently have family members in. Short recording but wanted to share. Enjoy!!!

May 18, 2020
Sheriff Mark Lamb #125
01:11:37

Sheriff Mark Lamb of Pinal County comes back on the podcast to discuss Freedom, The Constitution, Arizona during this pandemic, and why the United States is the greatest country in the world.

May 13, 2020
Tyka Chheng "The Hood Burger Project" #124
01:46:44

Tyka Chheng comes on the podcast to talk about being laid off as the bar manager at Under Tow during the Covid-19 pandemic.  How he is focusing all of his time and effort in “The Hood Burger Project,”  named for '90s nostalgia and helping out in local neighborhoods, feeding the community to end sexual and domestic violence

May 11, 2020
Brent Kille #123
01:40:24

Brent co-owner of Sonoran Pasta comes back on the podcast to discuss how he and his business partner have navigated thru Covid-19.  Why it is important as ever to help out the local economy and use their own platform to help fellow members of the food community in Arizona.

May 04, 2020
Dr. Amy Shah #122
51:21

Amy Shah, MD. is a double board certified MD with training from Cornell, Columbia, and Harvard Universities.  As an immunologist she comes on the podcast to discuss Covid-19, potential treatments, testing and how long a vaccine would take to be implemented.

Apr 20, 2020
Robert and Christine Naylor #121
01:36:01

Robert Naylor is a retired attorney and Christine Naylor is a retired assistant professor at Kent State University both from northeast Ohio.  They come on the podcast to discuss Covid-19, projections for this current pandemic, typical flu season, other illnesses,  possible vaccines and what type of economic impact this might have.

Apr 13, 2020
Jess Tonn #120
02:05:37

Jess Tonn is a professional runner training and coaching in Phoenix, AZ.  A seven-time All-American NCAA Division I cross-country and track and field runner from the University of Stanford.  Currently in 2020 she is one of the top American women in the 5,000 metres.  Jess comes on the podcast to discuss delaying the Olympics this summer, how she is training for 2021 amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, and her passion for cooking. 

Apr 09, 2020
Tamara Stanger #119
03:00:20

Tamara Stanger, co-owner and executive chef of Cotton & Copper in Tempe, Arizona comes on the podcast to discuss being a restaurant owner, why she makes the best pies in AZ, where she is at today in the midst of the corona virus pandemic and all the volunteer work she has done for the Blue Watermelon Project, a Slow Food Phoenix coalition of local chefs and activists focused on improving school lunches.

Apr 06, 2020
Nathan and Jamil Coury Freak Brothers Pizza Aravaipa Running #118
01:06:48

Jamil Coury co-owner of both Aravaipa Running and Freak Brothers Pizza is an ultra runner who has run in over 60 ultra marathons. He is joined by his brother Nathan Coury an avid runner who also co-owns Freak Brothers Pizza in downtown Phoenix, AZ.   

Apr 01, 2020
Dom Ruggiero and Charles Barber Hush Public House #117
01:18:38

Chef and restaurateurs Dom Ruggiero and Charles Barber of Hush Public House in Scottsdale, AZ come on the podcast to discuss how they got started, love for food/service and where they are at today in the midst of the corona virus pandemic. 

Mar 30, 2020
Lindsay Nelson #116
01:54:05

Lindsay Nelson is an elite runner that recently finished 81st female in the 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials.  Living in Flagstaff, Arizona and growing up in Phoenix Lindsay competed at Arizona State University, is a mother of 2 young children and is coached by James McKirdy at McKirdy Trained. 

Mar 26, 2020
Charlie Ware #115
01:45:08

Charlie Ware is an ultra runner running from Tucson, AZ. He recently took second place at the Black Canyon 100K receiving a golden ticket in the Western States 100 mile endurance run this summer. 

Mar 23, 2020
Abdi Abdirahman #114
59:21

Abdi Abdirahman is an American long-distance runner.  He is a five-time Olympian competing for the United States in the 10,000 meters and the marathon.  Known as the “Black Cactus’ he recently finished 3rd in the 2020 US Olympic Trials in Atlanta at age 43 becoming the oldest American runner ever to make the Olympic Team. 

Mar 18, 2020
Colin Schultz #113
01:27:24

Colin Schultz is a professional runner and is a recent graduate of Liberty University living in Flagstaff, Arizona.  Originally from Las Vegas, Colin made the move to Flagstaff to pursue professional running and has a passion for the sport and the running community.

Mar 16, 2020
Sage Watson #112
01:53:36

Sage Watson is a Canadian athlete sponsored by Nike that specializes in the 400 m hurdles. Competing internationally for Canada, she is the reigning Pan American champion in the 400 m hurdles, having also won Pan American medals in 2015 and 2019 as part of Canada's relay team.

Mar 11, 2020
Leah Rosenfeld #111
02:01:14

Leah Rosenfeld is a professional runner running for Under Armour and Team Run Flagstaff living in Flagstaff, Arizona.  Originally from Connecticut Leah attended  Penn State University and coaches for both The Run Smart Project and Team Run Flagstaff. 

Mar 09, 2020
Rachel Schneider #110
01:07:39

Rachel Schneider is a professional runner and 2020 Olympic hopeful  living in Flagstaff, Arizona.  Originally from Sanford, Maine Rachel attended Georgetown University and was a 9x All-American, Big East Champion, and school record holder.  She now runs for Under Armour and is being coached by Mike Smith. 

Mar 04, 2020
Brock Locnikar #109
01:03:40

Brock Locnikar from Scottsdale, AZ is a senior at Notre Dame Preparatory . He will be playing football this fall at Harvard and recently won the Arizona State Championship in wrestling going undefeated.  Brock has grown up boxing, competing in jiu-jitsu,  mma and his father was the fight doctor for Mike Tyson.

Mar 02, 2020
Jack Polerecky #108
01:35:18

Jack Polerecky is an elite runner training up in Flagstaff, AZ. He is getting ready for the Olympic trials in Atlanta this weekend and is currently coaching for McKirdy Trained. He is a graduate of Loyola Marymount with a degree in biochemistry.

Feb 27, 2020
Sara Slattery #107
51:58

Sara Slattery is a former professional runner and two-time NCAA champion in the indoor 5000 meters in 2003 and 10,000 meters while competing for the Colorado Buffaloes in 2005. She won the 10,000 meters at the Pan American Games in 2007 and is the current head cross country and distance coach at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona. 

Feb 26, 2020
Jenna Leurquin #106
01:44:11

Jenna Leurquin, the owner of JL Patisserie in Scottsdale and Phoenix, AZ.  Born in Belgium she went from playing golf, double majoring in International Business and Finance at Boise State University to completing a 9 month training program at Le Cordon Bleu Paris in both cuisine and pastry.  She then went  on to train among some of the best chefs in Belgium and Paris before moving to Arizona.

Feb 18, 2020
Baylee Mires #105
02:01:06

Baylee Mires is a professional runner living in Flagstaff, Arizona running for Under Armour and being coached by Shayla Houlihan.  Originally from Spokane, Washington she participated in the 2016 Olympic Trials and holds the school record for the 800 meter at the University of Washington.

Feb 12, 2020
Shayla Houlihan #104
01:36:06

Shayla Houlihan is a former professional steeplechaser and has coached at University of Utah, University of California Berkeley in both cross country and track and field. She is currently working for Under Armour in Flagstaff, Arizona coaching a team of professional runners.

Feb 10, 2020
Volker Benkert Director of Graduate Studies WWII Program #103
01:09:55

This podcast focuses on apologetic and redemptive memory traits in contemporary German films on World War II and the Holocaust.  Also we discuss the rise and fall of Adolf Hitler and what modern day Germany looks like today.  

Feb 04, 2020
Governor-Elect Steve Sisolak (Revisited) #18
34:29

I wanted to take a look back on the first podcast I did with a politician.  Then Governor-Elect Steve Sisolak had just been appointed as the Governor of Nevada.  Most people did not know that he was a cornerman for a professional boxer that turned into a Hall of Fame boxing trainer Freddie Roach.

Jan 29, 2020
Mike Kosoy #102
01:32:27

Mike Kosoy is a professional freestyle wrestler and member of the Sunkist Kids training for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.  He comes back on the podcast to discuss where he is at with his training, bullying, state of UFC, and some cool things on the horizon for him in 2020.   

Jan 27, 2020
Marcus Marinelli (Revisited) #14
01:04:12

Marcus Marinelli is a power lifter, mixed martial artist and owner of Strong Style gym in Independence, Ohio. He is the head coach of UFC heavyweight Stipe Miocic and many others. With Stipe Miocic recently named Pro Athlete of the Year at the Greater Cleveland Sports Awards this was a good opportunity to go back and hear how his coach got his start.

Jan 23, 2020
Aisha Praught Leer #101
50:44

Aisha Praught Leer a female middle-distance runner, a 2016 Olympian, and a 2020 Olympic hopeful competing for Jamaica.  She comes on the podcast to discuss running for Under Armour, spending time in Arizona training for this 2020 season, and how she is the person to call if you ever have an allergic reaction to a bee sting. 

Jan 20, 2020
Charleen Badman #100
01:15:15

Charleen Badman, co-owner of FNB Restaurant in Scottsdale, Arizona comes back on the podcast to discuss her winning the 2019 James Beard Award Best Chef Southwest, her recent experience at CES in Las Vegas and all the volunteer work she is doing for the Blue Watermelon Project, a Slow Food Phoenix coalition of local chefs and activists focused on improving school lunches. 

Jan 15, 2020
Jennifer Mizener (Revisited) #13
01:24:58

Jenn is a Visual Effects Production Supervisor on feature films. She is currently in post production completing work on Dark Phoenix, the latest installment in the X-Men series. This is her fifth super hero film and 24th feature overall. She has been working in VFX for 15 years.  Her recent film "1917" has been nominated for 10 Academy Awards in 2020.

Jan 13, 2020
Jonathan Netzky NexVeg #99
32:02

Jonathan Netky is the founder of NexVeg. The Nex generation of plant-based meat replacements! For a generation that respects whole food integrity and the life giving benefits of vegetables as our most valuable source of food. They exclusively utilize plant-based whole foods, and transports them minimal distances from farm-to-table.

Jan 09, 2020
Camille Herron #98
01:45:04

Camille Herron is a world-class ultrarunner.  She comes on the podcast to discuss some of her past races that includes Comrades Marathon, Western States 100 mile endurance run, IAU 24 Hour World Championship where she was the top ranked American 24 Hour runner and set a new 24 Hour Record in 2019 running over 167 miles. For all of your coaching needs please visit her website runcamille.com

Jan 06, 2020
Santa Claus #97
15:21

Santa Claus comes on the podcast to talk about final preparations for the big day coming up.  

Dec 18, 2019
Albert Blaise Cattafi Revisited #11
01:21:03

Albert Blaise Cattafi is a well known director, dancer, and choreographer. His resume includes work from Broadway shows to music videos to several stints on Saturday Night Live. Albert Blaise Cattafi us currently a faculty member with Los Angeles based dance convention, L.A. Dance Magic, choreographer for Cirque Du Soleil, and the Resident Choreographer with the Phoenix Ballet. 

Dec 16, 2019
Alice Wright #96
54:34

Alice Wright is a Professional Runner who runs with NAZ Elite for Hoka. She comes on the podcast to discuss coming back from her recent injury, 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, tv shows, movies, and the Arizona food scene. 

Dec 11, 2019
Zach and Nicole Bitter #95
01:40:51

Zach and Nicole Bitter come on the podcast to discuss running this upcoming weekend at Desert Solstice, some of the other races they ran in 2019 which include Western States, San Diego 100, Spartathlon, and JFK 50 and what it was like setting both 100 mile and 12-hour World Record at the Petit Center this past summer. 

Dec 09, 2019
John Nores #94
01:35:56

John Nores is a California native. Beginning in 1992, he was hired as a warden for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and retired in December of 2018 as a special operations lieutenant working directly at the state level, co-developing and leading his agency’s elite tactical unit the Marijuana Enforcement Team (MET) and developed the CDFW’s first sniper unit aimed at combatting the most environmentally damaging criminals working within California and impacting the nation.  

Dec 04, 2019
Caleb Schiff Pizzicletta #93
01:14:26

Caleb Schiff, the owner of Pizzicletta, a wood-fired pizzeria in Flagstaff, AZ. He returns to the podcast to discuss his newest location inside Dark Sky Brewing also in Flagstaff, finding the time to run trails, and different ways he can give back to the community. 

Dec 02, 2019
Hayley Pollack Aravaipa Running #92
01:27:34

Hayley Pollack is an ultra runner and the President of Aravaipa Running, which is the largest Trail and Ultra Running event production company in the Southwest United States.  Some of their races include the Crown King Scramble, Javelina Jundred, Desert Solstice, and Across the Years. 

Nov 25, 2019
Caleb Schiff Pizzicletta (Revisited) #21
01:49:13

Caleb Schiff is the owner of Pizzicletta, a wood-fired pizzeria in Flagstaff, AZ, an aspiring ultra-trail runner and a lover of science, design and his dog. He values belief in one's self and hopes his work inspires others to pursue their dreams. 

Nov 21, 2019
Ashley Taylor #91
01:29:48

Ashley Taylor is a Canadian track and field athlete. She ran for Northern Arizona University and is now a professional runner with the goal of competing in the 800 meter for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. She currently trains in Flagstaff, AZ as part of Under Armour and is coached by Stephen Haas and Shayla Houlihan.

Nov 20, 2019
Juan Zamora Keri Frazier Bryon Freeze Culinary Love #90
01:47:02

Chefs Juan Zamora of Chula Seafood,  Keri Frazier owner of Urban Phoenix Cafe and Bryon Freeze come on to the podcast to discuss  Culinary Love, a company born out of love to support their fellow Chefs.  Proceeds of all products sold thru the website will give financial support to programs designed to help Chefs battling depression and mental health issues. 

Nov 18, 2019
Constance Bradley Ph.D. (Repost) #5
01:37:42

With today being Veterans Day I wanted to share this podcast recorded last year. Constance Bradley, PhD, LAc, is a Nationally Board Certified Acupuncturist and owner of Scottsdale Integrative Acupuncture in Scottsdale, Arizona. She specializes in advanced cosmetic facial rejuvenation and sports medicine. Constance is a graduate of the US Air Force Academy, the University of Colorado-Boulder, and the University of Utah. She is an Air Force veteran and former Professor of Philosophy at the Air Force Academy. 

 

 

Nov 12, 2019
Nick Coury #89
01:25:09

Nick Coury is an ultra runner and just returned from competing as an alternate for the U.S. national team in the World 24 Hour in Albi, France.  Prior to that he had run 140 miles in one week and broke the 18 year old course record in Man VS. Horse 2019 by 19 minutes.

Nov 06, 2019
Matt Warburton (Revisited) #8
01:10:34

Matt was an Executive Producer and Showrunner of THE MINDY PROJECT for Hulu and just wrapped up working on the Hulu show FOUR WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL as an Executive Producer. Prior to this, Matt was a Consulting Producer on COMMUNITY after having worked on THE SIMPSONS for 11 seasons. Matt has won an Emmy for his work on the show, He is a graduate of Harvard and was president of The Lampoon.

Nov 04, 2019
Kevin Long (Revisited) #25
01:05:56

Kevin Long was the 2009, 2015 and now 2019 World Series coach and current hitting coach for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball. Kevin has coached Alex Rodriguez, Derek Jeter, David Wright, Yoenis Cespedis along with many other great players while with the New York Yankees and Mets.

Oct 31, 2019
Jenn Thompson (Revisited) #28
01:30:25

Jenn is a mother, ultra runner, nurse, and small business owner. She owns and operates Trail Winds Hospice in Boulder, CO which serves terminally adults and children in their home. Jenn has had recovered from a near-fatal rattlesnake bite, a brain tumor, running visually impaired, and several other obstacles in her life. She is working on a book, as well as motivational speaking opportunities. She seeks to inspire others through sharing her story. 

Oct 30, 2019
Patrick Reagan #88
01:20:14

Patrick is a native of Southwestern PA and currently resides in Savannah, GA. He runs professionally for HOKA One One. In his debut at the 100 Mile distance, Reagan won the Javelina Jundred 100 Mile Endurance run in 2017 and bested the course record by 29 minutes. He was the winner in 2018 and won his third straight this past weekend.  

Oct 28, 2019
Nick Coury (Revisited) #17
01:15:46

Nick Coury is an ultrarunner, co-owner of Aravaipa Running in Arizona, and full time software developer at Amazon. Check out this podcast from the beginning of the year as he gets ready to compete for the U.S. national team in the World 24 Hour this weekend in Albi, France.  

Oct 23, 2019
Christy Spackman PhD Food Studies #87
01:16:58

Christy Spackman holds a joint appointment in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society and the Arts, Media and Engineering Department at Arizona State University. Her work focuses on how the sensory experiences of making, consuming, and disposing of food influence and the “technologies of taste." Her current book project examines how scientific and technological innovation have changed the taste of bottled and municipal water throughout the twentieth-century in the United States and France.

Oct 21, 2019
LT Smith and Teani Hardin Ghost Ranch Tempe Public Market #86
01:15:20

LT Smith is the executive pastry chef and Teani Hardin is the sous pastry chef at both Ghost Ranch and Temple Public Market in Tempe, AZ. LT grew up in northeast Ohio and when his NFL career ended decided to pursue his passion in the culinary world. Teani grew up in Hawaii and moved to Arizona for both culinary and photography. They both appreciate the intricacies, artistry, and attention to detail when it comes to the pastry side of the kitchen.

Oct 16, 2019
Emi Sunshine #85
51:38

Emi Sunshine is a fifteen year old country music singer/songwriter that has been attracting national attention since the age of nine. She has made appearances on “The Today Show,” NBC’s “Little Big Shots,” the Grand Ole Opry and elsewhere. Her new album “Family Wars” is the her most personal project to date. With ten songs and one bonus track, the album addresses domestic violence, dysfunctional families, political corruption, mass murder, lost love, and freedom—those who have it, and those who seek it.

Oct 14, 2019
Chef Brent Kille co-owner Sonoran Pasta #84
01:56:13

Brent Kille originally from Detroit, Michigan started working at Applebees and has been cooking for over 14 years. He moved to Phoenix and has worked for many chefs which includes Stephen Jones where he became comfortable with southern cooking. Brent also worked Cutino Sauce and is now the co-owner of Sonoran Pasta with his business partner Jasmine. Sonoran Pasta Co. was born out of a desire to produce fresh pasta and sauces in Arizona working with the finest ingredients from local farmers to purveyors.

Oct 09, 2019
Denae Hostetler DNA Chocolate #83
01:13:59

While in her 20s, Denae’s travels took her through Mexico and Central America. She hiked mountains in small Mayan villages where she commenced with the locals. Every morning, she would wake up to the smells of chocolate as the people ground cacao beans and brewed cacao drinks. These experiences emboldened Denae to try her own hand at chocolate making. From cleaning and roasting to grinding and tempering, the process can take more than a month to bring out the natural flavors of the Criollo cacao bean.

Oct 02, 2019
Victoria Anthony #82
46:55

Victoria Anthony is a professional freestyle wrestler and member of the Sunkist Kids. She is the first four time college National wrestling champion out of Simon Fraser University and is an Olympic hopeful for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. 

Sep 30, 2019
Shawn Porter (Reposted) #37
28:58

Shawn Porter is a professional boxer from Cleveland, Ohio. He is a 2 time welterweight champion and currently the WBC welterweight champion of the world. He is known for his high pressure fighting style, physical strength, and his high work rate.  He defends his WBC welterweight title tonight against Errol "THE TRUTH" Spence.

Sep 28, 2019
Chef Donald "Snackfried Rice" Hawk #81
01:49:58

Donald Hawk started cooking at the age of 16 at local pizza restaurants. Donald has worked for many chefs which includes Chris Bianco, Bernie Kantak and others. Donald is now a sous chef who runs the raw bar program at the Gladly owned by Chef Bernie Kantak and also is the creator of the famous HAWKO that can be found in urban dictionary. His side gig is a pop up called KOSO Phoenix that he started with fellow chef Brent Kille which explores Korean heritage combined with Southern cooking.

Sep 25, 2019
Chef Tiffany Derry #80
39:54

Tiffany Derry is the owner of Roots Chicken Shak, Roots Southern Table, Derrywear and Tiffany Derry Concepts. Derry gained International notoriety on the seventh season of Bravo’s Top Chef and as a finalist on Top Chef: All-Stars. She sits on the James Beard Foundation’s Impact Advisory Board and acts as an ambassador for the Beard Foundation’s food waste initiative.  She recently visited Phoenix as the All-Star Chef for the James Beard Taste America Tour.

Sep 23, 2019
Tameka Jameson with Special Guest Takecia Jameson #79
01:39:21

Tameka Jameson is a Nigerian track and field athlete. She was the ACC 400 meter Champion, the NACAC 4 by 400 meter relay Champion, runner up in the 400 meter hurdles , 2016 IAAF Worlds Indoor finalist, 2016 African Champa bronze medalist and is a 2020 Olympic hopeful. Tameka also is a mother of one, enjoys spending time with her family including her identical twin sister Takecia who was a special guest on the show.

Sep 18, 2019
US Marshal (Retired) Chris Hoye #78
01:42:19

Christopher Hoye is a retired US Marshal that was appointed by President Barack Obama in 2010 and previously was a Lieutenant with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. He returns to the podcast to discuss the recent apprehension of fugitives Blaine and Susan Barksdale, whether or not there should be more gun control, mass shootings, mental health, the divide in our country and what he thinks are some of the best solutions.

Sep 16, 2019
Dennis Abry PhD #77
01:02:01

Dennis Abry has taught psychology for 20+ years and is currently residential faculty at Scottsdale Community College.  He returns to the podcast to discuss addiction treatment centers in the United States.  What may or may not be effective treatment, lack of regulation, and whether “addiction is a disease?”

Sep 09, 2019
Dr. Sara Nasserzadeh #76
57:48

Dr. Sara Nasserzadeh, PhD is a Social Psychologist and global thought leader in the fields of couple counseling (with sub-specialization in psychosexual therapy), cross-cultural fluency and diversity and inclusion. ”DatingAdvice.com named her one of the 10 Best Sex and Dating Experts in 2015. In March 2018, she was honored by the British Council as a UK Alumni Award finalist in the category of Social Impact. This award is the most prestigious in the category of Education offered by The British Council.

Sep 03, 2019
Eileen Spitalny co-owner Fairytale Brownies #75
01:01:14

Eileen Spitalny is the co-owner of Fairytale Brownies in Phoenix, AZ. In 1992, her friend since kindergarten and future business partner, David Kravetz took his mom’s brownie recipe and decided they would bake the best brownies in the world. Fairytale Brownies eventually became a mail-order business and in 1995, they bought brownies.com. Eileen and David went from not knowing how to bake to baking and shipping millions of brownies a year all over the world.

Aug 28, 2019
Jamill Kelly #74
56:12

Jamill Kelly wrestled at Lassen Community College before transferring to Oklahoma State. He is a four-time National Team Member and two-time World Team Member in 2003 and 2004. He was a 2004 U.S. Open Champion and 2004 Olympic trials champion. He went on to win an Olympic silver medal in the 2004 Olympic Games at 66kg. He has had coaching stints at Harvard, Cal Poly, NC State, Stanford, and currently is an assistant coach at Arizona State University.

Aug 26, 2019
Zane Bonnett #73
12:31

Zane Bonnett is the son of ultra runner James Bonnett and Erin LoStracco. At 5 years old he has already run a mile, recently started kindergarten and is preparing to become a big brother for the second time.

Aug 21, 2019
Ella Nelson #72
01:41:26

Ella Nelson is an Australian track and field athlete.  She has won the Australian National Championship three times, competed in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil and is a 2020 Olympic hopeful for Tokyo.  Ella also is a lover of coffee, books, tv shows, having meaningful conversations and surrounding herself with like minded people.

Aug 19, 2019
Jesus Sepulveda #71
01:10:14

Jesus Sepulveda featured in the Netflix Special Chingo Bling:
They Can’t Deport Us All that depicts his life growing up Latino in
Southern California. He is also on American Wannabes podcast and is performing at clubs and theatres around the country.

Aug 14, 2019
Jon and Amanda Proof Bread #70
01:25:01

Proof Bread consists of a small group of passionate bakers that is a modern throwback to a way of life that values small-scale craftsmanship, local community, and creativity. The owners Jon and Amanda make sure everything is made by hand with no short cuts. All of their products from the croissants to the breads allow most everyone even gluten sensitive folks to enjoy whole grains grown locally as a result of fermentation. 

Aug 12, 2019
Gina Brillon #69
45:11

Actress, comedian, and writer Gina Brillon was born and raised in the Bronx, New York. She’s been a standup comic since she was 17 years old and her new hilarious half-hour stand up special “Easily Offended,” debuts Friday, August 16, only on HBO Latino.

Aug 07, 2019
James Bonnett #68
01:14:20

ames Bonnett comes back on the podcast to talk about his recent fastest known time (FKT) of the Hole-to-Hump. It is a run that starts at the Colorado River at the bottom of the Grand Canyon (elevation – 2500’) and ends at the summit of Mt. Humphreys (elevation – 12,633’ – Arizona’s highest point) covering 72.2 miles with an unofficial time of 16:44. He also discusses pacing Jim Walmsley as he set a new course record at the 2019 Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run. 

Aug 05, 2019
Mike Kosoy #67
01:50:31

Mike Kosoy is a professional freestyle wrestler and member of the Sunkist Kids training for the 2020 Summer Olympics.  Originally from Boca Raton, Florida, he is first generation from the Ukraine and started wrestling when he was 15 years old. Mike wrestled at NC State University where he received his Masters Degree in Physiology.

Jul 31, 2019
Kyven Gadson #66
01:06:23

Kyven Gadson is a professional freestyle wrestler and member of the Sunkist Kids training for the 2020 Summer Olympics.  He is a two time high school Iowa state wrestling champion a three-time All-American wrestler at Iowa State University.  He finished the 2014-2015 season winning the 197 pound NCAA Division One National Championship. 

Jul 29, 2019
Tremaine Harris #65
01:33:23

Tremaine Harris is a Canadian track and field athlete. Harris is of Jamaican descent and is fluent in English and French. He competed in the 2012 Summer Olympics and his personal best for the 200M was 20.22 seconds.  Which is the sixth fastest in Canadian history.

Jul 22, 2019
Chef Danielle Leoni #64
01:10:40
Jul 15, 2019
Kimber Lanning #63
58:47

Kimber Lanning was born on Okinawa, Japan but has spent the majority of her life in Phoenix, AZ. In 1987 she started a music store, called Stinkweeds which she still runs today.  Since then she has started Modified Arts, a gallery and performance space, to give young Arizonan artists an outlet and is best known for starting Local First Arizona, a coalition of Arizona based local and national businesses.  

Jul 10, 2019
"Showtime" Mark Martin #62
01:07:49

“Showtime” Mark Martin is a mixed martial artist with his next fight coming July 27th in the Iron Tiger Fight Series at the Kickmaster Event Center in Grove City, Ohio.  He is a two-time high school state wrestling champion at St. Edwards High School in Cleveland, Ohio and a four-time national qualifier at Ohio State University.  He is currently coached by John Crouch and trains with Benson Henderson at the MMA Lab in Phoenix, AZ.

Jul 08, 2019
"Magic" Mike Hamel #61
01:23:02

“Magic” Mike Hamel is a multiple high school state wrestling champion, an NCAA collegian All-American wrestler and currently an MMA fighter training at the MMA Lab in Phoenix, AZ.  His next fight is  against the “Popolonesian” Flavian Pilgrim at Comerica Theatre in downtown Phoenix on July 26th.

Jul 01, 2019
Kelsey Campbell #60
01:30:14

Kelsey Campbell was the first female wrestler at Arizona State University.  What started as a response to bet that she could not handle being a wrestler she has since won the 2012 US Olympic Trials and competed in the 2012 Olympics in London.

Jun 26, 2019
Thomas Porter Jesse Smith Porter Barn Wood #59
01:09:32

Thomas Porter owns several manufacturing companies in Phoenix, AZ. With a background in arts and over a decade of experience in building he has garnered a reputation for entrepreneurship, problem solving, creative building practices and community building. He and his wife, Emy, homeschool their two children.  Jesse Smith specializes in Interior Design Photography, Videography, Social Media Strategy and Website Management. He and his wife, Stephanie, homeschool their three (almost four) children. “

Jun 24, 2019
Derrick Lytle and Michael Carson #58
01:33:23

Derrick Lytle and Michael Carson are ultra runners based out of Phoenix, Arizona. They’ve traveled to Europe, India, Australia, and other locations creating running content. They’re heading to Western States next week with Altra Running to cover the event.

Jun 20, 2019
Nicole Bitter and Lauren Coury #57
01:24:46

Nicole Bitter and Lauren Coury are both ultra runners living in Phoenix, AZ.  Nicole is seeking a top 10 finish in the upcoming 2019 Western States Endurance Run in the Sierra Nevada Mountains and Lauren will be competing in the Grandma’s Marathon in Duluth, MN.  One with a career in law and the other in marketing they both seek to inspire others by sharing their love of running.    

Jun 17, 2019
Chris and Iliana Dodge Black Rock Bouldering Gym #56
01:15:11

Chris and Iliana Dodge created Black Rock Bouldering Gym to provide a unique climbing and fitness experience, an opportunity for self discovery, and an inspiring social atmosphere. The company mission is to “inspire our community to Move With A Purpose”, a motto Chris took with him from his experiences in the military. From professional climbers to first-timers trying something new, Black Rock Bouldering Gym provides an environment that’s challenging, fun, and motivating!

Jun 12, 2019
Shari Rowe #55
01:08:24

Shari Rowe has earned a reputation for capturing simplistic beauty, crafting each lyric and melody with truth, sincerity and artistic integrity. This Southwestern troubadour has spent her career captivating audiences country-wide, from front porch performances to concerts on the big stage. Combining classic country and bluegrass elements with a stellar lineup of Nashville players, Rowe is changing the pace of modern country music. Her latest single Night Ridin’ is available on all digital platforms.

Jun 10, 2019
Paul Walter Hauser (Revisited) #54
53:24

Paul Walter Hauser is an American actor, producer, writer and stand-up comedian from Saginaw, MI. Some of his roles include I, Tonya, BlacKkKlansman, and Cobra Kai series on YouTube. His newest movie "Richard Jewell" hits theaters December 13th directed by Clint Eastwood.   

Jun 05, 2019
Comedian Jerry Garcia #53
43:14

Jerry Garcia has stormed his way into the National Comedy scene as one of the Top-Rated Comedians. Audiences cannot get enough of this smart-energetic-funny-funny man from Huntington Park, California. A single father of three boys, Jerry allows us to come into his world and laugh hysterically with his charm, witty puns, and punchlines using his young hip Latin flavor that easily crosses over to all audiences. His new comedy special “IT’S NOT MY WEEKEND” debuts on HBO Latino June 14th.

Jun 03, 2019
Arian Carpio #52
01:07:21

Arian Carpio is a professional freestyle wrestler and member of the Sunkist Kids training for the 2020 Summer Olympics. She is a two time high school Washington state wrestling champion, second female to make the Arizona State wrestling team, and two time Pan-American Medalist.

May 29, 2019
Nahshon Garrett #51
01:39:17

Nahshon Garrett is a professional freestyle wrestler and member of the Sunkist Kids training for the 2020 Summer Olympics. He is a two time high school California state wrestling champion and a four-time All-American wrestler at Cornell University. He finished the 2015-2016 season undefeated and won the 133 pound NCAA Division One National Championship.

May 20, 2019
Paul Mosier #50
01:25:17

Paul Mosier is the author of critically acclaimed middle grade novels, including Train I Ride, Echo’s Sister, and the forthcoming Summer and July. He lives very near his place of birth in downtown Phoenix, and is married and the father of two girls, one of whom has passed to the next dimension.

May 15, 2019
Jennifer Caraway The Joy Bus Diner #49
01:00:28
Jennifer Caraway, Founder and Executive Director of The Joy Bus and The Joy Bus Diner, is an accomplished restauranteur, Food Network’s Chopped Champion, and a true pioneer in the field of social
entrepreneurship. She has dedicated her life and passions to serving her community and the culinary medicine movement.
May 13, 2019
Sierra Blair-Coyle #48
35:21

Hailing from Scottsdale, Arizona, 25-year-old Sierra Blair-Coyle has been competing professionally in rock climbing since the age of 14.  Voted one of the Top 99 Most Outstanding Women of 2015 by AskMen, she has also been a World Cup Competitor (2010-2018), and was a two-time National Champion as a junior competitor. Sierra graduated in May 2016 from Arizona State University with a degree in marketing.  She now enjoys traveling the world competing and doing what she loves full-time. 

May 08, 2019
Hal Sparks #47
01:03:23

Hal Sparks won the Funniest Teenager in Chicago contest when he was 17 years old, the same year he starred in Frog, starring Elliott Gould, Shelley Duval and Scott Grimes.  In 1999 he became the host for the E! show Talk Soup.  You might also know him from Queer As Folk, Dude, Where's My Car?, I Love the 80s, Lab Rats, his Stand Up or his band Zero 1. 

May 06, 2019
Dusti Bowling #46
01:06:29

Dusti Bowling grew up in Scottsdale, Arizona, where, as her family will tell you, she always had her nose in a book. But it wasn’t until after starting down a couple of different career paths that Dusti realized her true passion was writing. Her third book Momentous Events in the Life of a Cactus is due out September 2019 which is the sequel to the critically acclaimed Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus.

May 01, 2019
Helen and Jan Sweet Republic Ice Cream #45
58:01

Helen was an East Coaster who worked in New York City and London before heading off to Sydney to attend Le Cordon Bleu. While Jan was a West Coast girl who worked in finance in the Asian culinary capitals of Hong Kong, Singapore and Bangkok. Together they opened Sweet Republic in the summer of 2008, and it was named the Valley's best ice cream by Phoenix New Times and Top 10 Ice Cream by Bon Appetit. Their success stems from artisan craftsmanship, premium ingredients and handcrafted innovative flavors.

Apr 29, 2019
Angel Cejudo #44
01:09:51

Angel Cejudo was undefeated throughout high school wrestling, going an astoundingly 152-0 and taking home four state championships along the way—making him one of the most decorated wrestlers to ever come out of Arizona. In 2008, Angel entered the U.S. Olympic trials where he trained with his brother, Henry Cejudo, who, himself, went on to win the Olympic Gold Medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. He is the founder of Olympus Wrestling in Scottsdale, AZ.

Apr 24, 2019
Pavle Milic #43
58:29

Pavle Milic entered the restaurant business at the age of 16 and has never looked back. He is the co-owner of the award-winning FnB restaurant in Scottsdale, AZ. Pavle released his own wine label, Los Milics, in collaboration with noted Arizona winemakers Kelly and Todd Bostock of southern Arizona. Pavle's wine program at FnB was awarded a James Beard Nomination for Outstanding Beverage Program. He is currently working on his own winery and tasting room in Sonoita, AZ scheduled to open in 2020.

Apr 22, 2019
Paul Johnson #42
01:13:45

Paul Johnson is an ASA certified actuarial veteran with a passion for programming. He has worked in both health and property/casualty sectors with roles as an actuary and as an actuarial programmer. He recently has embarked on a journey to start a company called Actuarial Toolkit while also pursuing his Masters in Statistics.

Apr 17, 2019
Don Guerra Barrio Bread #41
52:06

Don Guerra grew up in the Phoenix area and attended the University of Arizona to study anthropology. Don worked in several bakeries before opening his own “garage bakery” in 2009 named Barrio Bread and the Community Supported Baker was born. He has presented at conferences and workshops, highlighting his business model and work with heritage grains. In 2016, Don was named one of the Top Ten Bakers in America by Dessert Professionals magazine and recently was nominated for a James Beard award.

Apr 15, 2019
John Roy Dawson Knives #40
01:04:06

John Roy has been designing and handcrafting custom knives for over 16 years and oversees the day-to-day operations of Dawson Knives in Prescott Valley, Arizona. He was trained by Barry Dawson, the founder of Dawson Knives.

Apr 10, 2019
Rebecca Golden Lovecraft #39
01:30:07

Rebecca Golden is a creative entrepreneur that specializes in projects that simultaneously generates community building and revitalization through flavorful food and spirits. Her most recent project, Lovecraft, is a fusion of tapas and New Mexico flavor with a tap list that features some of the best offerings from local and regional breweries. Rebecca’s uncanny knack for creating space that people flock to is apparent in all of the special elements in the Lovecraft formula.

Apr 08, 2019
Akshay Shah M.D. #38
59:06

Akshay Shah is a gastroenterologist at Honor Health Shea and Osborn Hospitals in Scottsdale, AZ. He is married to Amy Shah, MD, who has been very vocal in the wellness and self-health space. Akshay has adapted aspects of improving on his health and well-being over the past 3 years and looks forward to sharing his thoughts on the podcast.

Apr 05, 2019
Gray Maynard #36
01:12:14

Gray Maynard is a mixed martial artist competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He is a high school state wrestling champion in both Nevada and Ohio, high school wrestling national champion, a three-time All-American wrestler at Michigan State University, and UFC two-time lightweight title challenger.

Apr 01, 2019
Joan Dominique #35
45:20

Joan Dominique is the CEO and founder of Maison Joan Dominique, a new luxury men's designer label. She creates menswear and footwear. Her product has walked the runways of Phoenix Fashion Week, more recently, Paris Fashion Week. 

Mar 25, 2019
Chef Charleen Badman #34
01:28:47

Charleen Badman is one of Arizona's most celebrated chefs and the co-owner of the award winning FnB restaurant in Scottsdale. A six-time James Beard nominee for Best Chef of the Southwest, Charleen is known as the "veggie whisperer" for her ability to coax the very best flavor out of locally grown vegetables. She is the founder of Blue Watermelon, a Slow Food Phoenix coalition of local chefs and activists focused on improving school lunches. 

Mar 18, 2019
Nadia Holguin Tacos Chiwas #33
01:07:57

Nadia Holguin is 26 years old and originally from Chihuahua, Mexico. She is the chef and owner of Tacos Chiwas in Phoenix, AZ. Currently, she is nominated for a James Beard award for Best Chef - Southwest at Rolands Cafe Market & Bar and is the mother of a 6 month old.

Mar 14, 2019
Chef Samantha Sanz #32
01:52:27

Samantha Sanz is the executive chef at Talavera at Four Seasons Resort in Scottsdale, AZ. She re-invented the Spanish steakhouse concept, which features Latin and Mediterranean flavors. Samantha has been nominated for the James Beard award "Rising Star Chef of the Year" in 2019. 

Mar 07, 2019
Adam and Andrea Danks Runner's High Herbals #31
56:11

Adam and Andrea Danks, the husband and wife team behind Runner's High Herbals. Adam is an ultra runner and Andrea is an RN with a deep knowledge in Herbalism. Runner's High Herbals was created out of a desire to use our dynamic partnership to help people heal and achieve at their highest level, whatever their pursuit! 

Mar 04, 2019
US Marshal (Retired) Chris Hoye #30
01:37:36

Christopher Hoye is a retired US Marshal that was appointed by President Barack Obama in 2010. He was previously a Lieutenant with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and was appointed by the mayor of Las Vegas to serve as Commissioner of the City of Las Vegas Housing Authority. 

Feb 28, 2019
Abraham Enriquez #29
01:15:29

Abraham Enriquez is the founder of Bienvenido, a political organization reaching out to the Hispanic community. Abraham started his career as a political advocate. He recently obtained his BA in political science and is now the National Young Adult Outreach Director for the Republican National Hispanic Assembly. 

Feb 25, 2019
Scott Peters #27
01:28:39

Scott Peters is a former NFL offensive lineman, boxing commissioner, entrepreneur, and the Founder of Tip of the Spear. This program seeks, though proprietary technique and training, to assist players in avoiding concussions and other serious football-related injuries while at the same time improving performance. 

Feb 14, 2019
David Farris #26

David Farris joined Planet 13 Holdings, Inc. in May of 2016. Mr. Farris has established branding and advertising initiatives in the cannabis marketplace focussed on creating an unparalleled experience. With oversight of creative direction, David serves as a multidisciplinary graphic designer working on projects ranging from product packaging to web development/design. In addition to creative efforts, he directs media relations and administers strategic sponsorship and events. 

Feb 11, 2019
David Farris #26
01:04:39

David Farris joined Planet 13 Holdings, Inc. in May of 2016. Mr. Farris has established branding and advertising initiatives in the cannabis marketplace focussed on creating an unparalleled experience. With oversight of creative direction, David serves as a multidisciplinary graphic designer working on projects ranging from product packaging to web development/design. In addition to creative efforts, he directs media relations and administers strategic sponsorship and events. 

Feb 11, 2019
Travis Radke #24
01:36:14

Travis has been playing baseball since he was 4 1/2 years old. Born and raised in Southern California, he and his wife Kristen moved to Arizona in the Summer of 2016 to support Travis's recovery from Tommy John surgery. In 2018. Travis had a comeback year, ending the season with a 1.94 ERA in 78 innings pitched. They are embarking on his journey to hopefully one day reach the major leagues. 

Jan 28, 2019
Chris Thornley Squirrel's Nut Butter #23
42:08

Chris Thornley is the owner of Squirrel's Nut Butter, an all natural anti-chafe and skin restoration salve manufacture. His passion to create a family vibe surrounding his company has quickly spread around the globe. He and his wife originally started making the salve in their kitchen at home and all the products are still hand crafted in Flagstaff, Arizona. 

Jan 24, 2019
Dr. Amy Shah (Revisited) #22
01:18:12

Amy Shah, MD. is a double board certified MD with training from Cornell, Columbia and Harvard Universities. She helps busy people transform their health by reducing inflammation and eating more plants. As an immunologist she realizes the power of the microbiome to help digestion, natural hormone balance and food sensitivity.   I will be sitting down with her soon to discuss the Covid-19 pandemic.  In the mean time check out my conversation recorded from the beginning 2019.  

Jan 21, 2019
Jeff Herbert #20
01:33:05

Jeff Herbert founded Superstition Meadery with his wife Jennifer in 2012 in Prescott, Arizona. Superstitions known as a top producer in the world based on awards, ratings, pouring at prestigious festivals and creating an export market where their products are available in 36 countries. 

Jan 14, 2019
Lee Samuels #19
01:03:22

Hall of Fame boxing publicist Lee Samuals, the recipient of numerous other awards, has the distinction of being the nicest guy in an often rough-and-tumble business. He's guided the careers of legendary fighters such as Marvin Hagler, Oscar De La Hoya, and Miguel Cotto. Samuals currently lives in Las Vegas, where he serves as "professor emeritus" of public relations at fellow Hall of Famer Bob Arum's promotions company Top Rank, Inc. 

Jan 10, 2019
Sheriff Mark Lamb #16
01:06:10

Sheriff Mark Lamb is the 24th Sheriff of Pinal County. He oversees more than 650 employees/volunteers within the department. The Pinal County Detention Center will be featured on season 5 of A & E's 60 days in. 

Jan 01, 2019
Derek Hess #15
01:20:48

Derek Hess' unmistakably distinct, emotionally charged prints and drawings have been a force in both the music and art worlds for more than 25 years. His color silkscreens are now in the permanent collections of the Grammy Museum, The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and the Louvre. 

Dec 26, 2018
Dr. Morgan Francis #12
01:05:46

Dr. Francis is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from The American School of Professional Psychology. She specializes in the treatment of Body Image, Sexual Health, Relationships, and Self-Empowerment. Dr. Francis treats teens and adults in various treatment modalities. She has been practicing for over 12 years and is the founder of Scottsdale Premier Counseling. 

Dec 09, 2018
Nick Cavalier #10
01:25:10

Nick Cavalier is a director of films, commercials, branded content and music videos. A visual and character-focused storyteller. Nick is lauded for his award-winning feature film and character portrait on famed artist Derek Hess titled Forced Perspective, his short film about vinyl record resurgence Gotta Groove Records and his new short film on mental health and creativity titled Down Again. 

 

http://nickcavalier.com/blog/

Nov 29, 2018
Freddie Roach #9
33:40

Freddie Roach is a hall of fame boxing trainer and former professional boxer. He is a 7 time trainer of the year and has trained over 40 world champions and made over 30 world champions.

http://wildcardboxingstore.com

Nov 25, 2018
Chef Jonathon Sawyer (Revisited) #7
01:32:43

Chef Jonathon Sawyer is a proud Clevelander and owner of restaurants The Greenhouse Tavern, Noodlecat Cafe, his newest restaurant Sawyer's and SeeSaw in Columbus, Ohio. Jonathon is a James Beard award winner and has made appearances on The Chew, Iron Chef America, Dinner Impossible, Chopped, Best Thing I Ever Ate, Unique Eats, and Cleveland Hustle. Check out Chef Sawyer's most recent book HOUSE OF VINEGAR.

www.JonathonSawyer.com

 

Nov 05, 2018
Mark Hunter #6
01:17:22

Mark Hunter is a photographer and lead singer of the band Chimaira. He was featured in the recent documentary Down Again, which he openly speaks about being bipolar and explores the connection between mental illness and creativity.

www.chimaira.com

Oct 29, 2018
Michael Washington Brown #4
01:07:45

Michael Washington Brown was born in the United Kingdom and moved to the United States at the age of 19. He is an actor, writer, and storyteller of the show BLACK!. This Fall he is returning to Phoenix to perform BLACK! - A one man show. BLACK! is the story of four different black men from different ethnicities and walks of life.

 

 

Oct 15, 2018
Dennis Abry Ph.D. #3
53:48

Dennis has taught psychology for 20 years and is currently residential faculty at Scottsdale Community College. He earned a Ph.D. in psychology from Florida State University and a Masters in education from the University of Illinois. He also teaches Ashtanga yoga at Modern Yoga in Scottsdale. He appreciates the philosophical foundation of Patanjali's Yoga Sutras, but views human consciousness from a modern science perspective.

Oct 08, 2018
Dr. Amy Shah #2
01:27:47

Dr. Amy Shah is a Cornell, Columbia, and Harvard trained physician.

http://amymdwellness.com

Oct 01, 2018
James Bonnett #1
01:25:44

James Bonnett is an ultra marathoner. He ran his first trail race at 9 years old - the Mt. Ord Marathon (4,000' of gain in the first 7.5 miles.) At the age of 10 he ran 53 miles at the Across the Years 24 Hour race in Phoenix. At the age of 11 he ran the Crown King Scramble 50k in 5:09 finishing 19th overall (that would have placed him in the top ten at this year's event!). He's gone on to run Western States 100 Mile (12th place), JFK 50 Mile (9th place). Leona Divide 50 Mile (winner), Zane Grey 50 Mile (winner), Born to Run 100 Mile (winning in a course record time of 15:58) and the list goes on.

Sep 15, 2018