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Jon and Pete talk with artists, authors, musicians, filmmakers, athletes and creators about their processes, challenges, origins, relationships that influenced their work, and what brings them to the place where they perform at their peak.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 83 Ratings

Jon and Pete talk with artists, authors, musicians, filmmakers, athletes and creators about their processes, challenges, origins, relationships that influenced their work, and what brings them to the place where they perform at their peak.

    Perttu Pölönen - Future Skills

    Perttu Pölönen - Future Skills

    Perttu Pölönen - Future Skills - At just 25-years-old, Finnish inventor, composer, futurist and author Perttu Pölönen has already been honored on the list for “Innovators under 35 Europe 2018” by MIT Technology Review and on September 14, he releases his first book translated to English. Future Skills (Viva Editions) takes a practical, personal look at our ever-changing technological landscape while investigating our ability to respond, adapt and evolve as a society. Learn more about Perttu at  Get Perttu's book Future Skills on Amazon at Pölönen offers a young, fresh perspective on so many topics being discussed as we advance in technology and social media all around the world. Each chapter is an informative and personal narrative from the author, followed by bulleted “homework” items that the reader can put into practice. Please support the Break It Down Show by doing a monthly subscription to the show  All of the money you invest goes directly to supporting the show!   For the  of this episode head to  Haiku Inventors are rare Dude, make a better future Thrilled to have him on   ​Similar episodes: Andrews and Wilson  Anna Simons  Janeshia A. Ginyard  Join us in supporting Save the Brave as we battle PTSD.  Executive Producer/Host: Pete A Turner  Producer: Damjan Gjorgjiev  Writer: Dragan Petrovski  The Break It Down Show is your favorite best, new podcast, featuring 5 episodes a week with great interviews highlighting world-class guests from a wide array of shows.

    • 59 min
    Alison Argnrim - Confessions of a Prairie B*tch

    Alison Argnrim - Confessions of a Prairie B*tch

    Alison Argnrim - Confessions of a Prairie B*tch - Alison Argnrim is a New York Times Best Selling author of “Confessions of A Prairie B*tch: How I Survived Nellie Oleson and Learned to Love Being Hated”, Alison Arngrim is best known to viewers world-wide for her portrayal of the incredibly nasty “Nellie Oleson” on the much loved, long running hit television series "Little House On The Prairie," and continues to amuse audiences through her many film, television and stage appearances. Get Alison's book Confessions of a Prairie Bitch on Amazon at: She currently serves as California Chair, National Spokesperson and Founding Board Member on the National Advisory Board of The National Association to Protect Children (www.PROTECT.org), fighting to give children a legal and political voice in the war against child abuse. Please support the Break It Down Show by doing a monthly subscription to the show  All of the money you invest goes directly to supporting the show!   For the  of this episode head to  Haiku We here love authors Alison is from that team What a cool last name   ​Similar episodes: Dee C Lee  Anna Simons  Mike Guardia  Join us in supporting Save the Brave as we battle PTSD.  Executive Producer/Host: Pete A Turner  Producer: Damjan Gjorgjiev  Writer: Dragan Petrovski  The Break It Down Show is your favorite best, new podcast, featuring 5 episodes a week with great interviews highlighting world-class guests from a wide array of shows.

    • 58 min
    Robert Fisher – Biodiversity, Urbanization and Conservation

    Robert Fisher – Biodiversity, Urbanization and Conservation

    Robert Fisher – Biodiversity, Urbanization and Conservation - Dr. Robert Fisher is a conservation biologist with the US Geological Survey’s Western Ecological Research Center and works as part of a large integrated team. His focus has been on how natural systems are responding to the Anthropocene, and what types of resiliency they have or lack as it relates to maintaining ecological integrity and biodiversity. Find out about Robert's work at: Additionally, Robert notes that through understanding individual species and community responses to perturbations through modern monitoring techniques, he and his team can determine appropriate management experiments or options to possibly recover resiliency. Biology nerds this is an ep for you, and hey, why not non-biology nerds as well. Please support the Break It Down Show by doing a monthly subscription to the show  All of the money you invest goes directly to supporting the show!   For the  of this episode head to  Haiku Robert Fisher here Focusing on the systems Of Mother Nature   ​Similar episodes: Andrews and Wilson  Anna Simons  Janeshia A. Ginyard  Join us in supporting Save the Brave as we battle PTSD.  Executive Producer/Host: Pete A Turner  Producer: Damjan Gjorgjiev  Writer: Dragan Petrovski  The Break It Down Show is your favorite best, new podcast, featuring 5 episodes a week with great interviews highlighting world-class guests from a wide array of shows.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Malcolm Joseph – Robotronics

    Malcolm Joseph – Robotronics

    Malcolm Joseph – Robotronics - Malcolm Joseph is back on the Break It Down Show. Malcolm brings us some funk that calls back to simpler days...while focusing on modern concepts...with sounds from various eras. Listen to Robtronics on Spotify at His new EP dropped earlier this month and is available on Spotify, Amazon heck all the places where music is available. Malcolm brings in several friends to support him on the album...including Cleveland Watkiss, Dessy Di Lauro, Orphy Robinson, Walter Chancellor Jr and a load of fantastic musicians.  For the  of this episode head to  Please support the Break It Down Show by doing a monthly subscription to the show  All of the money you invest goes directly to supporting the show!​ ​​Haiku Robotronics, man!                                                                          Hit that link on Spotify                                                                      And thank us later ​Similar episodes:  -   -   -  Join us in supporting Save the Brave as we battle PTSD.  Executive Producer/Host: Pete A Turner  Producer: Damjan Gjorgjiev  Writer: Dragan Petrovski  The Break It Down Show is your favorite best, new podcast, featuring 5 episodes a week with great interviews highlighting world-class guests from a wide array of shows.

    • 1 hr
    Winston Vickers – The Survival of the California Mountain Lion

    Winston Vickers – The Survival of the California Mountain Lion

    Winston Vickers – The Survival of the California Mountain Lion - Winston Vickers studies big cats in California. Pumas, mountain lions etc are his sweet spot. Winston's efforts help us understand what it take to keep California's ecosystem in a healthy balance between predator, prey and homes on the edges of big cat habitat. Check out to learn all about the work being done to save mountain lions from...us. Winston does research for UC Davis...where he tracks, relocates and tries to reckon with the variables big cats deal with on a daily basis. Winston joins Pete A Turner and David Raetz. David makes his second appearance on the show helping us understand the hard work of preservation, conservation and combines use lands in CA. Please support the Break It Down Show by doing a monthly subscription to the show  All of the money you invest goes directly to supporting the show!   For the  of this episode head to  Haiku The mountain lions Really majestic creatures Nature needs balance   ​Similar episodes: Andrews and Wilson Anna Simons  Janeshia A. Ginyard  Join us in supporting Save the Brave as we battle PTSD.  Executive Producer/Host: Pete A Turner  Producer: Damjan Gjorgjiev  Writer: Dragan Petrovski  The Break It Down Show is your favorite best, new podcast, featuring 5 episodes a week with great interviews highlighting world-class guests from a wide array of shows.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Andrews and Wilson - Dark Intercept

    Andrews and Wilson - Dark Intercept

    Andrews and Wilson - Dark Intercept - Andrews and Wilson barely need an introduction on the Break It Down Show. Jeff and Brian have been on a bunch of times...and always come back when they launch a new book. That happened today with their latest series launch called Dark Intercept. Pete lives the big life getting to hang with dudes like Andrews and Wilson. Get Dark Intercept on Amazon at: When dark forces rise, are faith and firepower enough? On the eve of his medical retirement, Navy SEAL Jedidiah Johnson receives a frantic call from his estranged childhood best friend David Yarnell. David’s daughter has been kidnapped off the streets of Nashville in broad daylight... Please support the Break It Down Show by doing a monthly subscription to the show  All of the money you invest goes directly to supporting the show!   For the  of this episode head to  Haiku Andrews and Wilson Duos can be powerful Proof? - Kobe and Shaq   ​Similar episodes: Dee C Lee  Anna Simons  Janeshia A. Ginyard  Join us in supporting Save the Brave as we battle PTSD.  Executive Producer/Host: Pete A Turner  Producer: Damjan Gjorgjiev  Writer: Dragan Petrovski  The Break It Down Show is your favorite best, new podcast, featuring 5 episodes a week with great interviews highlighting world-class guests from a wide array of shows.

    • 55 min

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