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“A Show about Nothing” is an alternative to mainstream media in which I discuss political philosophy, pop culture and social issues. Each week I interview a guest about their positive contribution to our greater good.

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“A Show about Nothing” is an alternative to mainstream media in which I discuss political philosophy, pop culture and social issues. Each week I interview a guest about their positive contribution to our greater good.

    Episode 58 - Aimee Winder Newton, A Girl on the Run!

    Episode 58 - Aimee Winder Newton, A Girl on the Run!

    Salt Lake County Counselwoman Aimee Winder Newton is running for Governor of Utah. Aimee and I discussed Utah history, public lands, education, mental health, real-estate development, the 2nd Amendment and a few other miscellaneous items. Aimee also shares some personal details about her family life and what is motivating her to seek political office. Thank you Aimee for sharing your great insights and compassion for the people of Utah. Keep fighting the good fight! Check out aimeeforgovernor.com to learn how you can support her campaign.Lindsey Petersen, Director of Operations at The Tyler Robinson Foundation, joined me for the second hour and explained how Imagine Dragons is helping families impacted by pediatric cancer. Thanks for sharing as much as you could Lindsey! I'm looking forward to hearing about what Imagine Dragons has up its sleeve for 2020. 

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    Episode 57 - Should we "r(US)h" to vote for Peppe?

    Episode 57 - Should we "r(US)h" to vote for Peppe?

    James William Peppe shaped up as a "New World Man" who wants to run a big machine - the United States of America. James is a moderate/conservative Texas business/family man who believes he has what it takes to bring our country together, so he's seeking the 2020 Republican Party nomination. James and I discussed a broad range of issues including our divisive political climate, immigration, Presidential character, ethics, the ability to compromise and preserving our public lands. James also explained his college ties to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, as I selectively dropped Rush song references throughout in honor of the great philosopher, Neil Peart.   Good luck in the "limelight" Pep and thanks for sharing your insights! As a liberal NY'er (or am I a conservative Utahn?),  I think you may be 1/2 right!Go Yale!!R.I.P. Professor Peart. 

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    Episode 56 - Mo (Evans) Knows Basketball!!

    Episode 56 - Mo (Evans) Knows Basketball!!

    Mo Evans started “bucking the system” at a young age, and continues to do so today. In 2001 Mo left college, declared for the NBA draft and hosted a party on draft night, which seemed reasonable considering he was projected to go between 15th and 25th in the first round. But things didn’t go as projected when his name wasn’t called that night. That didn’t stop Mo from working his way into a one-year deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves, dominating in Europe for a couple of years and then returning to the NBA for a decade. Mo served as Vice-President of the NBA Players’ Association and explains his role in the 2011 lock-out, as well as the “business” of (NBA) basketball.Thank you Andy Kriegh for the introduction. Best of luck with The Beautiful Lives Foundation and your hoop dreams!Go Jazz!

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    Episode 55 - Bryce Weiler's Vision!

    Episode 55 - Bryce Weiler's Vision!

    Despite his efforts, Bryce Weiler can’t escape the “stigma” associated with being inspirational. Bryce was born blind, but has found his way through life, in part, by asking for help. He’s now asking individuals and organizations to help The Beautiful Lives Foundation so that disabled people can share in the performing arts.Charlie Brignak joined us as well. As one might expect, Bryce has inspired Charlie too!Thank you for your vision Bryce and good luck!

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    Episode 54 - Elias "Lefty" Caress, Presto!

    Episode 54 - Elias "Lefty" Caress, Presto!

    Utah magician Elias "Lefty" Caress joined me in the studio. We quickly established that he was a "good magician", and not a bad one! Lefty left his career in banking and started doing magic at the ripe old age of 25. He trained with my legendary cousin, Jeff (Magnus) McBride, at the McBride Magic and Mystery School in Las Vegas. We had a great conversation, . . . but I was disappointed I didn't find any money in my pocket after the show. And, . . . come to think of it, he didn't even offer to convert my $1 bills into $10 bills. Hmm, . . . on reflection . . .  Lauren Brill, co-founder of The Unsealed, joined us for the second hour. The Unsealed is a movement that encourages people to see the world through diverse perspectives, creating more compassion and unity among us. Happy Birthday Lauren and thanks for sharing your great stories. Unlike Lefty, there's no second-guessing your character.

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    Episode 53 - #OO, Greg Ostertag

    Episode 53 - #OO, Greg Ostertag

    I visit with Utah Jazz legend Greg Ostertag from his home in rural Texas. Greg talks openly about playing alongside Stockton/Malone and relying too heavily on his God-given talents (7'2", 280 lbs.) alone.  Greg shares some great memories, as well as a few regrets, before he had to go ref a J.V. game, restore a few historic buildings and feed his chickens. Sounds like a good life.Thanks for sharing your lessons from the game Greg! 

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