Jess Phoenix is a volcanologist, an accomplished extreme explorer, and a professional field scientist. She has been chased by narco-traffickers in Mexico, dodged armed thieves in remote Peru, raced horses across Mongolia, and worked in the mines of the Australian Outback. She is now running for a seat in the 25th Congressional District in order to help get more Scientists in public office.
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Steve Dolinsky has won 13 James beard awards for his work television and radio. Currently, he is the Food Reporter for ABC 7 – Chicago and the co-creator and co-host of the Feed Podcast where you can learn about wine, spirits, food trends and recipes from all over the globe.
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Look out for Steve's new book Pizza City USA 101 Reasons Why Chicago Is America's Greatest Pizza Town (to be published in 2018) Find out more here pizzacityusa.com/
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Robert Kandell is an accomplished writer, teacher, coach and lecturer. Since 2002, he has been guiding his audience on methods for improving communication that have helped build thousands of successful relationships. He is the host of the weekly podcast Tuff Love.
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Dr. Angela Johnson has been a mental health practitioner for over 15 years. She has evaluated hundreds of criminal offenders, and testified as an expert in high-stakes trials. She is the host of the weekly podcast called Chasing the Mind, which explores the art and science of psychology.
Frankie Picasso is a Canadian Social Preneur, Talk Show Host, Artist and champion for change who has been transforming lives and influencing culture for the past 30 years. She is the author of the book Midlife Mojo: How to get through the midlife crisis and emerge as your true self.
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Dr. Mark Miller received a Petroleum Engineering PHD from Stanford and was a Professor at the University of Texas for 18 years. In 2014 and 2016, he was the Libertarian Party nominee for Texas Railroad Commissioner. We sit down to discuss the Libertarian party, The position of Texas Railroad Commissioner, Fracking and Dr. Miller’s Book Oil & Gas and the Texas railroad Commission: Lessons for Regulating a Free Society.
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The life of Pamela M Covington took an unforeseen turn and she found herself deep in poverty struggling to work her way out. She documented her story in the book, “A Day at the Fare: One Woman’s Welfare Passage,” describing her unexpected plunge into (and triumphant emergence from) a life below poverty level. These days she’s on a mission to empower others, speaking to people about motivation, self-esteem, welfare independence, literacy, education, and more. In this podcast we explore the misconceptions of how people enter into poverty, the systemic difficulties with getting out and her ideas on how to make the world a little bit better for everyone!
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Brendan Gaughran is an expert in gut, liver and adrenal health. He spent 15 years in the healthcare industry before starting his own company Liver Medic. He now conducts health lectures to both physicians and the general public about the vital role liver plays in a person’s body and overall wellness. In this podcast we discuss confusing and sometimes controversial issues of leaky health, adrenal fatigue and overall gut health.
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David Boaz is the executive vice president of the Cato Institute, an American Libertarian think tank. He is the editor of The Libertarian Reader and the author of 6 books including his most recent “The Libertarian Mind: a Manifesto for Freedom”. Today we discuss some of the basic tenets of Libertarianism, the difference between being Libertarian (Big L) vs. libertarian (small l), the war on drugs and the logic behind social liberalism and fiscal conservatism.
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James Poindexter grew up in a shockingly abusive household until he was truly abandoned at the age of 10. After being passed around his family for a couple months he was placed in the dysfunctional foster care system. Despite these challenges, he was able to turn his life around to become a world champion martial artist. He now travels the world speaking about his experience defying the odds and overcoming life’s obstacles. He is also the author of Your Amazing Itty Bitty Foster and Adoptive Parent Guide- 15 Steps to Successfully Connect With Your Foster or Adoptive Teen”.
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Dr. Martin Pepper is a true renaissance man. He is a welder, masterdiver, photojournalist, videographer, researcher, and world traveler. He’s a Hall of Fame NCAA Swimming Champion from the University of Arizona where he received 4 degrees, and is now a lecturer in Geology and Earth Science. He was host of the History channel documentary, Atlantis Found, where he combined Geology with major historical events dating back to 1600 B.C to attempt to find the lost city of Atlantis. He was also a finalist on MythBusters: The Search. In this podcast we discuss how he has fallen backwards in life into increasingly incredible opportunities and what is next!
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Nate Lind quit a successful career in corporate America to start one of the most popular men’s grooming and lifestyle brands in the world. His company Legendary Man not only provides grooming products but also a portal to help men successfully navigate their own hero’s journey and create a legendary life.
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Patrick Fitzgibbons is a 20 year criminal justice professional. He teaches criminal justice courses at the college level helping to educate and groom the next generation of law enforcement professionals. He is the host and creator of CJ Evolution. A podcast geared towards the criminal justice community. In this podcast we discuss body cameras, police brutality, the personal life of a police officer, the drug war, prostitution and human trafficking.
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Ramani Durvasula is a licensed clinical psychologist and Professor of Psychology at California State University, Los Angeles. She co-hosted her own show on Oxygen and has been a featured commentator on nearly every major television network. She recently released her second book Should I stay or Should I Go: Surviving a Relationship With a Narcissist.
Guest: Connect with Dr. Ramani Durvasula by following her on Twitter, @doctorramani and check out her books You Are Why You Eat: Change Your Food Attitude, Change Your Life & Should I Stay or Should I Go: Surviving A Relationship with a Narcissist.
• "At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want." Lao Tzu
Stephanie Osborn is a 20-year veteran in the civilian space program. She has worked on numerous Space Shuttle flights and the International Space Station. She holds degrees in Astronomy, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Now, in retirement, she has become a best selling author of over 20 books including some science fiction epics like Burnout: The Mystery of Space Shuttle STS-281, and the critically acclaimed Displaced Detective Series. Today in her second appearance on the show, we discuss the newest book in her Division One series, A Very UnConventional Christmas.
Antonia Hall is a psychologist, author, self-improvement guide and multi-orgasmic living expert. Her teachings offer ways to bring more pleasure, joy, creative flow and meaning into one’s life. She is the author of the book, “The Ultimate Guide to a Multi-Orgasmic Life”, and today we’ll discuss some of her easy-to-implement practices that we can all use to improve the aspects of our lives - both in and out of the bedroom!
Guest: Connect with Antonia Hall by buying her book The Ultimate Guide to a Multi-Orgasmic Life and visit her website AntoniaHall.com and follow her on Twitter @EdenSol, Facebook, and the gram @artmixtress.
Shonagh Home is a Shamanic Therapist, teacher, writer, and poet. She specializes in assisting her clients to break chronic, self-defeating patterns, and gain back control of their life, mind, and spirit. Today we talk about some of the benefits of plant and fungi medicine and discuss how she guides her clients through her own unique path of healing.
Thomas Seyfried is Professor of Biology at Boston College where his research is exploring new alternative methods of treating and managing chronic diseases such as epilepsy and cancer. He wrote the groundbreaking treatise, “Cancer as a Metabolic Disease: on the Origin, Management and Prevention of Cancer”, and he joins us today to discuss non-toxic ways to treat, manage and prevent disease.
Guest: Connect with Thomas Seyfried by reading his book Cancer as a Metabolic Disease: on the Origin, Management and Prevention of Cancer and be sure to watch his talks on Youtube and follow him on the Twitters, @tnseyfried
Erik Vance is a writer whose work focuses on the human element of science. He has written for the New York Times, Scientific American and National geographic to name a few. He is the author of the book “Suggestible You: The Curious Science of Your Brain’s Ability to Deceive, Transform, and Heal.” In this podcast we discuss the power (and limitations!) of the placebo effect, why science focuses on the mechanism over the miracle of it and how it will play a huge part in the future of medicine.
Guest: Connect with Erik Vance on the Twitters @ErikVance and check out his book Suggestible You: The Curious Science of Your Brain’s Ability to Deceive, Transform, and Heal.
Denis Noble is Emeritus Professor of Cardiovascular Physiology at Oxford University. He developed the first viable mathematical model of the working heart. He has been listed as one of the top 100 scientists and a pioneer in the field of Systems biology. His most recent book “The Music of Life” tackles the big issue of how biologists should seek to understand life itself. In this podcast we discuss the rhythms of life itself, the intelligence of evolution and the question of ‘self’.
Gray Bright is a Robotic engineer by education, technology executive by day and talk show host by night. He has been involved the design, manufacture and launch of 1,500+ electronic hardware and software products. He is the host of his own late night talk show on Youtube called “The Tomorrow Show”. You can catch him live streaming every Wednesday night.
Guest: Connect with Gray Bright by visiting GrayBright.com, following him on the gram @GrayBright, the Twitters @GrayBright, LinkedIn, and the Facebook. Also you can sign up at robotglitch.com and be the first to know about Gray's new media network.
Connie Reese leads Public Relations for the James Webb Space Telescope and Civil Space at the Space Park Center of Excellence at Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, a premier provider of manned and unmanned aircraft, space systems and advanced technologies critical to our nation’s security and advancement of our rich history of exploration. In this podcast we the impact the James Webb telescope will have on our understanding of the universe, the impact Northrop Grumman has had on the advancement of technology and the delicate nature of putting major projects like these together.
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Harry Campbell is a former Aerospace Engineer and the fonder of TheRideShareguy.com dedicated to help people looking to start working as a rideshare professional and to help those already working in the industry to maximize profits. Harry has quickly established himself as one of the top rideshare experts with appearances in hundreds of top media publications and his site is trafficked by hundreds of thousands of visitors every month. Today Harry joins us to discuss the recent return of Uber and Lyft to my home base Austin Tx.
Dr. Kate Fehlhaber has recently completed her PHD in Neuroscience from UCLA where her studies explored the first synapses of sight. She is a photographer, a pianist, and she is also the creator and editor-in-chief of the neuroscience education website knowingneurons.com.
In this podcast we discuss how sight works from the very beginning, how we interpret colors and she even finally puts to rest the age old question of whether or not your blue is the same as my blue! We also talk about women in science, the role the eyes have in the early detection of Parkinsons Disease, how her science of the eye has translated into a love of photography and a host of other fascinating topics related to sight.
Perry Marshall is back for round two of our conversation! With a decade of research, he brought us fresh (and common sense based!) perspective to the 150-year old evolution debate. He is the author of Evolution 2.0: Breaking the Deadlock between DARWIN and DESIGN. In this podcast we dive deep into Godel’s Incompleteness Theorem and how it is applicable to our ability to question all things that would have been told is fact. We once again question the battle of evolution vs. creation and why the journey of our curiosity really is the purpose of our existence and the bliss that should come from the fact that we will never know it all.