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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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


Oct 11, 2016

Dan Cleland is the owner of the Pulse Tours and the Ayahuasca Adventure Center in Peru. He is also a soon to be author, fellow future student at Singularity University and a friend. In this podcast we talk about his crowd funding campaign to get his book published, the DEAs new war on Kratom, a mission to Mars and his new venture into aquaponic farming!

Guest: Check Dan Cleland out by going to his site, check out his first podcast Jungle Jam Podcast #1, and check out his upcoming book, Pulse of the Jungle.

Show Notes:

Quantum Entanglement

• Teleportation across Calgary

Book in a Box


Pulse of the Jungle

Aya Advisors



• The DEA wants to ban another plant. Researchers say the plan is ‘insane.’

The DEA's Crazy Kratom Ban Dresses Pharmacological Phobia In Scientific Garb

The Overview Effect

The Pale Blue Dot

Jungle Jam Podcast #1

Oct 4, 2016

Jason Treu is the founder of Be As a renown life mastery coach his mission is to give people the tools and strategies that they need to create the business, relationships and life they want, so that they can have the freedom to live on their terms. He is also the best selling author of the book Social Wealth: How to Build Relationships by Transforming the Way We Live, Love, Lead and Network. In this podcast we discuss finding your home team, the possibility of manifestation, possibility of positive self talk and how to turn your creativity into a creative work.

Guest: Connect with Jason Treu by visiting his website, and reading his books Social Wealth & Jump Start Your Social Life.

Show Notes:

Dunbar's Number

Daniel Goleman

"People have most people in their life out of default."

Ego is the Enemy

Joseph Campbell - Power of Myth

Big Magic - Elizabeth Gilbert

Social Wealth - Jason Treu

Never Eat Alone, Expanded and Updated: And Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time

• Jump Start Your Social Life


Sep 27, 2016

Jordan Axani went viral after he posted an online call-out for a companion to join him on a three-week, round-the-word trip, no strings attached. Only catch was that she needed to be named Elizabeth Gallagher. He had no idea his unusual mission would become “the most viral human interest story on record”. Jordan recaps this amazing story and where it has taken him since.

Guest: Connect with Jordan on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Checkout his podcast, ImposterCast and visit

Show Notes:

• Elizabeth Gallagher returns from world trip, but was there romance?

• 'The Man With the Golden Voice': Where Is Ted Williams Now?

The Malala Fund

• The problem with purpose | Jordan Axani | TEDxToronto


Spinning Logic 1 - Larry Cenotto



What's is Your Big Lie?

Join the We Movement

Sep 20, 2016

Lillian Bustle is a burlesque performer, singer, public speaker and gleeful loudmouth about body love! She is also has done a Ted Talk and is the host of the Body Podcast. Covered in glitter and boas she hopes to help people of all shapes and sizes celebrate in their own skin. On the podcast we talk about body image, overcoming self doubt, addiction and bullying.

Guest: Connect with Lillian Bustle by visiting her website, subscribing to her podcast, The Body Poscast, and follow her on Twitter @LillianBustle and Instagram.

Show Notes:

• Stripping away negative body image | Lillian Bustle | TEDxJerseyCity

Food Pyramid

Body Mass Index

• The War of Art: Winning the Inner Creative Battle


Burlesque Hall of Fame


Sep 14, 2016

Chip Lake is a former Congressional Chief of Staff and Political Strategist. Currently he works with candidates and community organizations as the Principal Founder of Glendale Strategies, Inc. and Twin Oaks Connect. In this podcast we discuss the current political atmosphere, how Trump is affecting the Republican party, the opportunity for 3rd party candidates and the complex electoral college system. We also get deep into SuperPACs and campaign finance. This is a great podcast with Chip really helping us understand how this whole circus works from the inside.

Guest: Connect on Twitter @LakeChip and checkout his podcast Red Zone Sports Report.

Show Notes:

Contract with America

What is a Super PAC?

• Nearly $100 million in super PAC money couldn’t save Jeb Bush

Meet the Donors

Freedom Caucus

• Georgia GOP elector who balked on Donald Trump resigns

Sep 7, 2016

Dave Sanderson was the last passenger off of Flight 1549 which was landed by Capt. Chesley ‘Sully’ Sullenberger in the Hudson River on January 15th, 2009. In this podcast, Dave recounts his day, that flight and the infamous landing and rescue. Now Dave inspirational survivor, speaker, and author. His thoughts on leadership have now made him an internationally sought-out speaker and published author.

Guest: Connect with Dave Sanderson on Facebook, Twitter, and Linkedin. Also be sure to check out his awesome book, Moments Matter.

Show Notes:

US Airways Flight 1549

• Video of US Airways descent into Hudson River released

• US Airways Flight 1549 Emergency landing on the Hudson [Original ATC]

• Timelapse of Flight 1549 Being Pulled out of the Hudson River in NYC

I Am Not Your Guru

• Spinning Logic 64 – Laura Johnston Kohl

Moments Matter

Aug 31, 2016

Craig Ballantyne has been the Editor of Early to Rise since 2011 and is the author of the Perfect Day Formula. In this podcast we discuss Craig’s logical and holistic approach to: removing excuses and procrastination barriers in the path to your goals. Craig also explains the fantastic 10-3-2-1-0 formula to the best sleep of your life as well as controlling your inputs to improve your outputs. If you are looking for some inspiration today, look no further!

Guest: Connect with Craig Ballantyne at, follow him on the Twitters @craigballantyne and grab some free goodies here.

Show Notes:

Stratford Festival
Body for Life
You're The Average Of The Five People You Spend The Most Time With
The Secret Law Of Attraction FULL MOVIE
• “Elimination of Temptations”
Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die
Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard
The Best Way to Structure Your Day: The 10-3-2-1-0 Formula
The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time
My Wake-Up Call Came in the Form of a Broken Face
Philips Morning Wake-Up Light With Colored Sunrise Simulation and Dusk Fading Night
Sleep Smarter
• Spend - 15 Mins on What is your biggest problem? What is your biggest opportunity?

Aug 23, 2016

Matt Marr is a narrative therapist with a masters degree in clinical psychology. He is a successful comedian, actor and occasional opera singer. On top of all of that he is the host of the Dear Mattie show. Matt combines his psychology background, humor and ability to communicate to help others overcome resistance to live the life that they want. On this podcast we discuss the evolution of our thinking, commercial acting, stand up comedy, the psychology of resistance and finding ways to just let yourself be awesome.

Guest: Connect with Matt at, Facebook, and the Gram. He also has a great YouTube Channel.

Show Notes:

•  Truth in Comedy: The Manual for Improvisation

•  Franklin Barbecue

•  Winstar World Casino & Resort

•  UNT Coffee Mug

•  The 6 Funniest Justin Timberlake Moments on Film

•  Jessica Rhodes - Rhodes to Success Podcast

 Shania Twain - Man! I feel like a woman

•  Matt Marr Youtube Channel

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:

Jul 13, 2016

Rob Lowe (not that Rob Lowe!) is a Father, Husband, Registered Nurse and Social Entrepreneur. He is also the host of The Giving Back Podcast. In this podcast we discuss living wills & advanced directives and the Terry Schiavo case. We also discuss the importance of giving back to others and how anyone can make a worldwide difference with a small intentional acts of kindness.

Guest: Connect with Rob Lowe by subscribing to The Giving Back Podcast, visiting his site, or email him at

Show Notes:

Jul 6, 2016

Dan Cleland is the owner of the Pulse Tours and the Ayahuasca Adventure Center in Peru. He is also a future author, fellow future student at Singularity University and a friend. In this podcast we talk about his difficult journey finding himself and his path to healing, we discuss our optimism about the future, Singularity University, trans-humanism and discovering an ingenious new way to become an author.

Guest: Connect with Dan by going to his website and on Facebook at PulseCustomTours. You can always email them at

Show Notes: 
• Iquitos, Peru
Motocar Ride through Iquitos
Reality Sandwhich
The Anzac Day Tradition
Onnit Academy
Singularity University
The Rising Billion
The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology
Transcendent Man
Book in a Box

Jun 29, 2016

Joshua Coombes is #Doingsomethingfornothing by giving free haircuts to the homeless in hopes of making a difference. His mindset is that if everybody, in every city did one thing for nothing each week, we could change the world! In this podcast we debunk the stereotypes of the homeless and discuss how small acts of kindness can quickly change the world.

Guest: Connect with Joshua Coombes by following him on Instagram @JoshuaCoombes and @dosomethingfornothing, as well as interacting with him on Facebook. If you are in London, be sure to search for Do Something For Nothing Meetups at and don't miss out on the one going down on July 9th at 11 AM. 

Show Notes:

Jun 22, 2016

Joe Rawlins is an outspoken critic of religion. He was a devout Mormon before losing his faith during a missionary trip to Peru. He is the author of The Korihor Argument, the host of the Mormon Sex Podcast and producer of the documentary series by the same name. Today he is going to answer the difficult questions of why an unusual amount of Mormon women don’t orgasm and gay Mormon teens kill themselves. We also discuss how science is proving that our Universe’s possibilities are greater than any religions stories ever imagined.

Guest: Connect with Joe on Facebook, visit his site and support his documentary Mormon Sex.

Show Notes:

Jun 15, 2016

Russ Dean is one of my best friends and was my guest during what I consider to be the most important podcast I have ever done for me personally. In this podcast we discuss simulation theory, his search for his adoptive mother and Russ explains to me why term limits are a dumb idea.

Guest: Connect with Russ Dean by listening to more Spinning Logic or supporting Proportional Representation.

Show Notes:

Jun 8, 2016

Trace Mayer is an entrepreneur, investor, journalist, monetary scientist and ardent defender of the freedom of speech. He holds accounting and law degrees and was one of the first bloggers to begin to advocate blockchain technology. He also hosts the extremely popular Bitcoin Knowledge podcast. In this podcast we discuss the future of bitcoin, unraveling the world economic system and how you can get started with bitcoin of your own.

Guest: Connect with Trace by going to,, and follow him on Twitter @TraceMayer.

Show Notes:

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