This episode Michael is joined by Managing Director of Ideas Beyond Borders, Melissa Chen. They talk about Melissa's early life, what it's like to be raised within an ideological dogma, what it takes to get out, and the tools of deradicalization that aide Melissa's work today.
This episode Michael sits down with world-record breaking powerlifter and subject of the documentary 'Transformer', Janae Marie Kroc. They talk about form and technique, how Janae has a row named after her, what it takes to be the strongest person in the world, and her transition to a woman and how that affected her weightlifting career.
This week Michael sits down with Lyn Ulbricht, mother of Ross Ulbricht. Six years ago, Ross was put into prison for creating the online marketplace The Silk Road; today, Lyn still continues her battle to set him free. Michael and Lyn discuss the serious oversights in the justice system that can lead to calamities such as these, Ross' outlook on life and the future, and what Lyn's plans are moving forward.
This week Michael sits down with internet personality Joey Salads. This is not a prank! They talk about making the transition from a YouTuber to a contender for public office (if there even is much of a transition), Joey's plans if successful, how he might be just what the GOP need, and even sliding into DMs for those of you listening to this podcast for the dating advice.
This week Michael is joined by actor Ethan Suplee (Boy Meets World, American History X, and Scorcese's The Wolf of Wall Street). They talk about the biz, Ethan's process (for both acting and for life in general), the coded language that comes with being a part of Hollywood, and how telling someone to 'eat shit' is sometimes the truest expression of love.
This week Michael is joined by author of 'The New Right', host of Night Shade (Compound Media) and "YOUR WELCOME" (GaS Digital), Michael Malice. They sit down for an in-depth discussion about Michael's new book, the emergent right wing in contemporary politics, common misconceptions on both sides of the political spectrum, and Michael's ongoing work regarding all of the above.