Spinning Logic

The goal of Spinning Logic is to thread together the unique stories of unique guests and to celebrate the vast array of people that represent humankind.
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Sep 5, 2017

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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Show Notes


Atlantis Found


Davis Attenborough’s Rise of the Animals


Atlantic Productions


SNL Land Shark Sketch


Zircon is the oldest thing on Earth


Mass Spectrometry


Mythbusters: The Search


Prof. Thomas Seyfried Spinning Logic Episode


Oxford Professor Denis Noble’s Spinning Logic Episode


National Lampoon's Vacation Marty Moose scene

Jul 19, 2017

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

Show Notes:

• Tripping over the Truth: How the Metabolic Theory of Cancer Is Overturning One of Medicine's Most Entrenched Paradigms

• Cancer as a Metabolic Disease: on the Origin, Management and Prevention of Cancer

• United States incarceration rate

• Glutamine: A novel approach to chemotherapy-induced toxicity

• Could a Change in Diet Cure Your Dog’s Cancer?

• Single Cause Single Cure

Jun 27, 2017

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, following him on the gram @GrayBright, the Twitters @GrayBright, LinkedIn, and the Facebook. Also you can sign up at and be the first to know about Gray's new media network.

Show Notes:



Kaiser Chiefs - Never Miss A Beat

What's so special about Elon Musk?

Vsauce YouTube

Daytona USA

The DIY Engineer Who Built a Nuclear Reactor



Spinning Logic 129 - Connie Reese

May 10, 2017

Thomas Heaton is a Professor of Geophysics, Professor of Civil Engineering and the Director of the Earthquake Engineering Research Laboratory. His research has principally focused on seismology and earthquake physics, with emphasis on earthquake rupture dynamics, earthquake early warning and strong ground motion. In this podcast we discuss the changing landscape of seismology, the effects of fracking and the largest earthquakes and tsunamis in history. By the end you will discover the chances of the “the big one” hitting are higher than you think and in a place you didn’t realize was in such danger.

Guest: Connect with Professor Heaton by visiting his website and read up on his latest research at

Show Notes:

• Oklahoma earthquake reignites concerns that fracking wells may be the cause

• When Lake Mead rapidly filled up, quakes followed

• World's Largest Recorded Earthquake

• The Great M9.2 Alaska Earthquake and Tsunami of March 27, 1964

• 1946 Aleutian Islands earthquake

• 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami

• The Orphan Tsunami of 1700

May 3, 2017

Antoine Lane is veteran police officer of 20 years, professional speaker, the first ever black Grand Master Pistol Sharp Shooter and author of Sittin On Dyno-Might. In this podcast we talk about how he ascended to the highest level of sharp shooting. On this 25th anniversary of the L.A. riots we also dive deep into race relations and the relationship between the black community and the police.

Guest: Connect with Antoine Lane at his website TrainingLanes.comfollow him on the social medias: Facebook - TrainingLanesTwitter - @TrainingLane and check out his book Sittin on Dyno-Might.

Show Notes:

• What to Do When You Get Pulled Over by the Police

Sittin on Dyno-Might! How to Manage You for Success

"Perspective leads to action."

• United States Practical Shooting Association

"You want to go fast, go by yourself. You want to go far, go with a team."

"You have to give yourslef permission to be great."

Feb 23, 2017

Colin Jones went from part-time substitute teacher to professional card counter, (legally) beating casinos for over $600,000. He and a friend co-founded "The Church Team, "a successful blackjack team responsible for taking over $3M from casinos. Today he helps others harness the awesome power of card counting.

Guest: Connect with Colin Jones by going to his website BlackJack Apprentice and follow him on Twitter, @bjapprentice (he didn't pick the name).

Show Notes:

BlackJack Apprentice

Martingale Betting System

Potawatomi Casino

Feb 15, 2017

Malaika Bishop has been working to create sustainable food systems for over 20 years. She is now the Co-Director of the non-profit Sierra Harvest, which is dedicated to educating, inspiring, and connecting families to fresh, local, and seasonal foods. In this podcast we discuss the truth about struggles of nutritional health and hunger in cities.


Connect with Malaika Bishop by going to her site Sierra Harvest or give her a call a 530-265-2343.

Show Notes:

Malaika - Miriam Makeba

Seeds of Peace

Springdale Farm Austin, TX



Farmers Get Biggest Subsidy Check in Decade as Prices Drop

Food and Farm Conference

Spinning Logic #113 - Bea Johnson

The Kitchen Community

Sierra Harvest

“Eating for Change”

Feb 7, 2017

Bea Johnson is a Zero Waste lifestyle expert whose vocation is to shatter misconceptions associated with the Zero Waste lifestyle, to prove that waste-free living can not only be “stylish”, but also leads to significant health benefits, and time and money savings. The New York Times calls her the: “The Priestess of Waste-Free Living.”


Connect to Bea Johnson by going to her website,, check out her book Zero Waste Home: The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Your Life By Reducing Your Waste and follow her on the socials; Facebook, Twitters and the Gram all @ZeroWasteHome.

Show Notes:



• Bea Johnson: "Zero Waste Home" | Talks at Google - YouTube

Spinning Logic #47 - Dana Ayers

• "Live a life about being not having."

Jan 28, 2017

Jack Ferry is an independent Director/ Producer with more than 15 years professional broadcast experience. Since 2006 he has made it his specialty to bridge the gap between traditional and new media, producing quality entertainment for the Internet. His work has been shown on platforms such as MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, Discovery, Netflix, MSN, and Pitchfork just to name a few.

Guest: Connect with Jack Ferry by visiting his website listen to his podcast Not Too Deep, check out his show Mr. Student Body President. He is also on the Twitters, @jackferry99 and on the gram, @jackferry.

Show Notes:


• MEET THE YOUTUBE MILLIONAIRES: These are the highest-paid YouTube stars of 2016

Tyler Oakley


• How much video is uploaded to Youtube every minute?

• The West Wing


Sklarbro Country

Hardcore History

Reply All


Comedy Bang Bang

Jan 24, 2017

Nile Nickel has long been recognized as the undisputed “King of LinkedIn” and evangelizes its use for any business owner interested in growing their business or any professional looking for that dream job. He is a super tech genius and host of the Social Media Business Hour podcast. In this podcast we discuss the effect of social media on all aspects of the world, how LinkedIn is the most misused and under utilized social media platform and where we are headed next.


Connect with Nile Nickel at and Be sure to check out his podcast Social Media Business.

Show Notes:

• 8 Profile Picture Rules Every Professional Should Follow

• Search for images with reverse image search





The Craiglist Killer

Dec 13, 2016

In my first solocast, I reflect on how I got to 100 and the previous 99 podcasts. With no plan of what I was going to discuss the podcast quickly goes into my philosophy on life, the universe and why optimism should reign. It essentially became a manifesto for my own spun logic. Thank you for everyone that has helped or listened to the podcast. I genuinely appreciate your support.

Guest: Connect with the man, the myth, the legend, Jason Havey by following his Facebook page, Instagram, subscribing to the Spinning Logic or send him an email.

Show Notes:

Spinning Logic 43 - Kelly Glover

Spinning Logic 99 - Christmas Abbott

Spinning Logic 98 - Christine Moran

Spinning Logic 01 - Larry Cenotto

Spinning Logic 79 - Wendy Williams

Spinning Logic - Heather Molina

• Spinning Logic 17 - Isaac Marrone

Spinning Logic 12 - Russ Dean

Spinning Logic - Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy

Playing God ( Radio Lab about Hurricane Katrina)

Singularity University

Peter Diamandis

Ray Kurzweil


Moore's Law


Spinning Logic - Ryan Ferguson

Spinning Logic - Brian Boice

Spinning Logic - Brian Dickinson

Spinning Logic - Dan Brodsky-Chenfeld

Spinning Logic - Rabah Rahil (we may or may not have smoked the Devil's Cabbage)


Nov 22, 2016

Jody Temple White is the co-founder of The Courage Vibe, a family adventure company and author of the upcoming book, The W3 Factor. Her adventurous nature was embodied in the uncharted, low-budget, high-adventure backpacking trip she took with her husband, her then 16- year old son and 11-year old daughter to 24 countries over nine months, volunteering in over 25 local service projects along the way.  In this podcast we discuss the beauty and frustrations coming from adoptions, caring for a child with medical issues, how traveling changes your world view to a more global perspective and ultimately how you can change your What If’s to Why Nots.


Follow Jody Temple White by going to her site, and follow her on Facebook, Twitter, and the Gram.

Show Notes

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Australia has more wild pigs than humans

Alice Springs



Overview Effect

CASA for Children

The Courage Vibe

Nov 16, 2016

Pratima Aravbhoomi is a fascinating woman with an equally fascinating story. Professionally she is designer; quote expert and the founder of She built a 6 figure business in 6 months and is on a mission to help people achieve their goals, be happy, and pass on the inspiration to as many people as possible through her designs. In this podcasts we discuss arranged marriages, location freedom and location isolation, depression, hopelessness and the way back from the darkness to living a life of joy.


Connect with Pratima Aravbhoomi on Instagram and Pinterest. Also, check out her awesome site

Show Notes:

• Eufaula, Alabama


"It is not what happens, but how you react to it."

Craft Street Design


Helvetica (great documentary on typography on Netflix)

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs


"Discipline is remembering what you want."

Nov 12, 2016

Brandon Panaligan is recent newlywed and also a television producer who is responsible for shows like the Big Brother, Million Dollar Listing NYC, Real Housewives of New Jersey and the Shahs of Sunset. In this podcast we discuss how he used his television production skills to create one of the most memorable weddings ever. We also talk about what it is to be a producer on reality TV, the different versions of ‘reality’ and how it differs from scripted production.

Guest: Connect with Brandon Panaligan on Instagram - @BrandonPanaligan and watch Manzod with Children.

Show Notes:


Spinning Logic #58 - Herman Chan

Northern Lights

Ingraham Trail

Inuit Throat Singing

Nov 8, 2016

Tracee Sioux is the author of The Year of YES!. She did a life experiment in which she did everything her soul told her to do, without question, rationalization or knowing the outcome—for one year, chronicling it in a very raw and personal memoir. In this podcast we candidly discuss depression and some of the darkest moments of our lives. We also dive into Tracee growing up in the repressive Mormon culture, how the internet has affected social change and tolerance, why Ft. Collins, CO is the greatest town on Earth and the power of the modern day woman!

Guest: Connect with Tracee by going to her site at and check out her awesome books The Year of YES! and Soul vs. Ego Smackdown: How to say YES! to your Soul and tell your Ego to Suck It!. Also be sure to follow her on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Show Notes:


• Love Distortion: Belle, Battered Codependent & Other Love Stories 

• The American Gay Rights Movement: A Timeline

• Volkswagen: The scandal explained

• Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead



• Soul vs. Ego Smackdown: How to say YES! to your Soul and tell your Ego to Suck It!

Isolation Tank


• Pre-eclampsia

Orgasmic Meditation

Spinning Logic EP038 - Joe Rawlins

Spinning Logic EP071 - Joe Rawlins

Spinning Logic EP078 - Dr. Jenn Gunsaullus

Nov 5, 2016

Margaret Schlachter is a full-time author, writer, and obstacle racing industry expert. As an professional obstacle racer she quickly became one of the most successful woman in the sport. She started the first online space for women in obstacle racing called “Dirt in Your Skirt” and is currently the Editor-in-Chief for the largest website in the world for obstacle racing. In this podcast we discuss how she got the love for obstacle racing and what makes it different than other sports. We also discuss publishing her own book, starting her own podcast and how she turned her passion into a business.

Guest: Follow Margaret by going to her site or follow her on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Also, be sure to check out her Dirt in Your Skirt Podcast.

Show Notes:


Spartan Race

Timeline of Facebook

Confidence Course

• How Does Grounding or Earthing Impact Your Health?

• Eat Dirt: Why Leaky Gut May Be the Root Cause of Your Health Problems and 5 Surprising Steps to Cure It 

Barkley Marathons

World's Toughest Mudder


• Virginia Double, Triple, and Quintuple ANVIL

Nov 1, 2016

Jennifer Briney is the host of Congressional Dish, a twice monthly podcast exposing the secrets drowned out by the partisan noise in the United States Congress. By interpreting legislation, summarizing Congressional hearings and following the money she analyzes the actions of Congress that are generally ignored by the corporate media. She hopes to deliver the information from the perspective of a fed up taxpayer who bears no allegiance to any political party or ideology.

In this podcast we discuss why with a 24 hour news cycle we are actually hearing less. We also discuss in detail the flaws in our voting process and possible ways to increase voter turnout and maximize participation in our civil responsibilities.


Connect with Jennifer Briney on the Twitters - @JenBriney.

Show Notes:

Stellar Wind

• Why hasn’t Internet voting caught on? This expert has a nefarious theory.

• Gary Johnson: 'What is Aleppo?'

• Trans-Pacific Partnership

• Nestlé Chairman Peter Brabeck Says We Don’t Have a Right to Water, Believes We Do Have a Right to Water and Everyone’s Confused.

The Federal Reserve Explained In 7 Minutes


• Joe Rogan Experience #844 - Andreas Antonopoulos (Great explanation of Bitcoin and the Blockchain)


• Protip: Register to vote, by changing you address with the USPS cost ~$1

Oct 28, 2016

Erik Newton is a former family law attorney, who describes himself as someone who’s “been through a thousand divorces and still believes in love.” He built the largest and fastest-growing family law firm in the Bay Area and was named a Super Lawyer three years running but his calling to help couples build healthy relationships superseded his legal career, and he decided to dedicate himself full-time to creating a place couples could go for information, inspiration, and a big dose of truth.

On this podcast we discuss how he hasn’t become jaded from his profession about love and marriage. Erik also shares this fascinating story about how his thirst for exploration caused pain for someone that didn’t deserve it and how it affected the entire course of his life.

Guest: Connect with Erik Newton by listening to his podcast, Together Podcast and follow him on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Show Notes:

• Can You Grow a Tree in Zero Gravity?

• Count-to-infinity problem

• The 19 Jobs Where You're Most Likely To Kill Yourself


• Self-immolation protests by Tibetans in China

Oct 25, 2016

Dave Huffman is a good friend of mine. In this podcast we discuss how he handled his wife’s battle with cancer and how he valiantly took care of his family before and after her passing. We discuss getting re-married afterwards and how I tried to talk him out of it. We also chat about many lighter topics like dirty cities, why everyone from Florida is crazy, how amazing the The Villages retirement community is where he works.

Guest: Follow Dave Huffman on Instagram, @flushyourpoop.

Show Notes:

Bret Michaels

• The 31 Most Important Mullets That Ever Existed

• Bret Michaels Rushed to ICU with Brain Hemorrhage

• Huey Lewis and the News - Power of Love

The Villages

Oh, #Florida


Spinning Logic 46: Brian S. Bentley

Occam's Razor

Eazy E was shot with AIDS (Suge Knight admits it)

1982 World Series

• Taboo word fluency and knowledge of slurs and general pejoratives: deconstructing the poverty-of-vocabulary myth

Headspace - Treat Your Head Right

• 11 and 12 year-old Venus & Serena Williams on Trans World Sport


Oct 18, 2016

Ann Mahoney portrays Olivia on The Walking Dead. She is an actress, writer, owner and talent agent at NOMT Youth. Her first movie role was in Fletch Lives with Chevy Chase and more recently was in Bad Moms. In this podcast we talk about insider knowledge of The Walking Dead and what is happening in Season 7, she shares her 9/11 story, living in New Orleans and her process for developing her craft as an actor.

Guest: Connect with Ann Mahoney by following her on Twitter - @AnnieMoho, Instagram - @AnnieMoho, visit her blog, and of course watch The Walking Dead.

Show Notes:

Actors' Equity Association

My Morning Jacket

My Morning Jacket - Tyrone feat. Erykah Badu

Breaking Bad

Mad Men

The Princess Bride

Millon Dollar Quartet

Bad Moms

Same Kind of Different as Me


Aug 16, 2016

Wendy Williams is a professional past life regressionist and was one of my first guests on the podcast. Since that time she has become one of the biggest fans of the show and a personal friend of mine. In addition to her work as a spiritual healer, she is about to release a brand new book called Regression Healing: The Huntsman, the Lord High Mayor and the WWII Soldier. On this podcast we talk about the past life regression she did with me, in addition to the process of writing a book and the taking the idea of feeling energy from mystical to logical.

Guest: Connect with Wendy Williams by emailing her at or by phone 425-502-0362 and Facebook.

Show Notes:

Spinning Logic 33 - Dr. Bones & Nurse Amy

Spinning Logic 04 - Beate Chelette

Meyers Briggs Personality Test

100th Monkey Effect

• E-Squared: Nine Do-It-Yourself Energy Experiments That Prove Your Thoughts Create Your Reality

• Frequency: The Power of Personal Vibration

Spinning Logic 44 - Matt Blank

Ram Dass

Spinning Logic 74 - Rob Lowe

Hawaiian Prayer

Free audiobook with Chris Turner - A Recorded Healing Session Excerpt

Book Cover Design by LeiLani Doornbosch


Aug 9, 2016

Dr. Jenn Gunsaullus is a sociologist who works as a sexuality and mindfulness speaker, as well as a relationship and intimacy counselor. She has been featured in countless media appearances, documentaries and has also written in dozens of publications. In this podcast we dive deep into the stigmas of sex, why it is so hard for us to discuss it, the value of open communication and our sexual function and dysfunction individually and as a society.

Guest: Connect with Dr. Jenn Gunsaullus by visiting her website,, Facebook, and the Twitters @DrJennsDen.

Show Notes:

Dr. Jenns Den

Duck Rape

Pros and Cons of Prostitution

• When Rhode Island accidentally legalized prostitution, rape decreased sharply

• Mindfulness Triangle

What is Pegging?

5 Love Languages Test

• The Erotic Mind: Unlocking the Inner Sources of Passion and Fulfillment 

• Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind


Aug 3, 2016

Nick Pavlidis is a husband, father, public speaker, and podcast host. He is also the creator of Confessions of a Terrible Husband Lessons Learned from a Lumpy Couch where he helps people lead their lives in a way that encourages them to take personal responsibility over improving their relationships while maintaining an acceptable level of success in business and their careers

Guest: Connect with Nick Pavlids by visiting and or email him at

Show Notes:

• Redefine Rich
48 Days
Greek Names
A Terrible Husband
Five Minutes With Dad


Jul 26, 2016

Simone Anderson has had hundreds of thousands of followers on her incredible weight loss journey and she's here to talk about how she found success avoiding common pitfalls. Since achieving her goal weight, she has made it her mission to help other individuals realize that they are worth the change. By documenting her journey through social media outlets, she lets the public get a glimpse of her day to day life, even when it means being vulnerable and in the process she has become a true inspiration to people all over the world.

Guest: Follow Simone Anderson on Instagram, @simone_anderson and Facebook, SimonesJourneytoHealth.

Show Notes:

Jul 19, 2016

Scott Roberts is a chilihead, BBQ'r, blogger, podcaster, columnist, voice-over artist, and proud patriot. He is recognized as one of the biggest authorities in the fiery foods industry. He has formally reviewed over 500 different hot sauces, barbecue sauces, condiments and seasonings of all kinds, and has tasted an estimated 4,000 sauces and spice mixes. Since 2008 he has maintained a prolific output of spicy product reviews, industry interviews with the top people and specialty manufacturers. He is the host of the Firecast and also maintains the most-followed Twitter account in the hot sauce industry.

Guest: Connect with Scott Roberts by emailing him at and visit his site He is also on Facebook, YouTube, and the Twitters.

Show Notes:

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