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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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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.

    Denny Tedesco - First, Wrecking Crew, Next, Immediate Family

    Denny Tedesco - First, Wrecking Crew, Next, Immediate Family

    Today’s guest on the show is Denny Tedesco a film director and a producer most known for his movies “The Wrecking Crew” and now “Immediate Family”.

    Pete A. Turner and Denny talk about the making of “The Wrecking Crew” and the story around this meaningful movie of how it came to be and what were the joys and difficulties in making it.

    • 42 min
    Jason Piccolo - Human Trafficking at the Border

    Jason Piccolo - Human Trafficking at the Border

    Jason Piccolo joins Pete A Turner for his second visit to the show. Last time Jason and Pete talked about the realities of kids in cages, and the Border Patrol's struggling to handle the surge of immigrants crashing upon the border.  

    Jason explores how kids are being used as a means of getting across the border, with little if any regard for the children. These are often kids under 10 years old. The answers require congressional action, but that's not possible in today's bipartisan divide. 

    • 41 min
    Doc Collins - Wrestling Hero Announces New Character

    Doc Collins - Wrestling Hero Announces New Character

    Doc Collins - Wrestling Hero Announces New Character - Doc Collins an Army veteran, author and, get this, a professional wrestler.

    His time as a Combat Medic in the Army inspired him to write a book 1300 Hours. 

    You can get Doc’s book here.

    Pete A. Turner, and podcast journalist Joshua Dudley host Doc as he talks about his work to earn his brother's respect, working to save veterans, and his newest wrestling character set to debut in 2020.

    • 55 min
    Herb Trawick & Dave Pensado - NAMM's TEC Awards Hall of Famers

    Herb Trawick & Dave Pensado - NAMM's TEC Awards Hall of Famers

    Our guests today are Herb Trawick & Dave Pensado. Herb and Dave have done a lifetime's worth of incredible things in the music industry. Herb worked at Solar Records in LA, a record company that redefined the entertainment industry. Dave has engineered 1000's of albums we all love. These two are a force in music & now they are forever enshrined into the TEC Awards Hall of Fame. Do yourself a favor and check out their show Pensado's Place if you are at all interested in music production. Pete A Turner hosts

    • 59 min
    Sean Ryan – Sailing, Racing and Living

    Sean Ryan – Sailing, Racing and Living

    Sean Ryan is a friend of Jon and Pete. They met back when Jon and Pete had their handyman business. Sean's been a successful tech entrepreneur who's got a strong desire to seek adventure. Sean's latest adventure sees him entering “The Clipper Round the World." The race is one of the biggest challenges of the natural world and an endurance test like no other.
    Sean takes us there and tells his first-hand experiences on a life on a 70ft, racing yacht, he takes us through the 24-hour cycle on the boat.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Dr Andrew Friedman – Quantum Physics and Religion

    Dr Andrew Friedman – Quantum Physics and Religion

     Andrew Friedman is BACK! Andrew joins Scott Huesing and Pete A Turner. In previous episodes with Dr. Andy, he's broken down quantum mechanics so that we might have bigger conversations. 

    This episode attempts to explain where religion/god and science meet, converge and overlap. If you get chance, you need to watch Andy and his team's documentary on their Cosmic Bell Test on NOVA

    • 1 hr 19 min

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