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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.

Break It Down Show Pete A Turner

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 84 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.

    Lisa Gable – Turnaround

    Lisa Gable – Turnaround

    Lisa Gable – Turnaround - Lisa is recognized worldwide as a turnaround mastermind and innovative businesswoman. For more than 30 years, she has been called to turnaround failing organizations—businesses, teams, nonprofits, political campaigns, and government projects—and solve seemingly intractable problems. Get more on Lisa at: Get Lisa’s book on Amazon at: This is Lisa's first appearance on the Break It Down Show with Pete A Turner. Also, this is Todd Hester's first appearance on the Break It Down Show as a cohost. And this is Pete’s 1089th time of making a fun show! 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 She's a mastermind Turning around businesses So why not yours too?   ​Similar episodes: Erik Kleinsmith  Perttu Polonen  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
    Jennifer Bucholtz - Breaking Cold Cases

    Jennifer Bucholtz - Breaking Cold Cases

    Jennifer Bucholtz - Breaking Cold Cases - As many of you know Erik Kleinsmith was Pete's commander during their deployment to Bosnia. Shortly after that Pete returned to Ft Huachuca to train new spies, where Jennifer Bucholtz went for initial training. Then she joined the CIA, and earned two Master's degrees in the discipline. So you heard it, Jennifer Bucholtz joins Pete A Turner and Erik Kleinsmith in a #SpyVsSpy episode. Get ready, we're gonna get trade crafty. 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 Jennifer Bucholtz Gettin' trade crafty in here Hit play for spy talks   ​Similar episodes: Erik Kleinsmith Perttu Polonen  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 5 min
    Gustavo Arellano – Werk, Weekly, Quesadillas and OJ

    Gustavo Arellano – Werk, Weekly, Quesadillas and OJ

    Gustavo Arellano – Werk, Weekly, Quesadillas and OJ - Gustavo Arellano is an icon in southern California. His work writing for a variety of publications for decades. He covers culture, ethnicity, food, and food again. You'll love Gustavo's book, "Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America" available at Amazon For sure, you need to sign up for Arellano's newsletter at Also check out Gustavo Arellano's podcast Gustavo recently appeared in the Netflix series Ugly Delicious. His segment features another LA icon, Jonathan Gold, who passed away in 2018. Arellano's writing captures the best of what makes California, in particular Southern Californians, the fascinating multi-cultural exciting place that it is.  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 Another author Gustavo Arellano We love such people   ​Similar episodes: Phil Green  Perttu Polonen  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 2 min
    Erik Kleinsmith – Ukraine, Russia and Zodiac

    Erik Kleinsmith – Ukraine, Russia and Zodiac

    Erik Kleinsmith – Ukraine, Russia and Zodiac - Erik Kleinsmith returns to the Break It Down Show with Pete A Turner. Erik is coming to discuss the ongoing Ukrainian vs Russian conflict. As the Russians seek to apply pressure in the East, and the West works to provisions the Ukrainians, who does the dance between the nations work to minimize expansion while seeking to bring to an end the most recent European conflict. Erik is also going to provide us a brief Case Breakers update. The Case Breakers have been busy the past year cracking the Zodiac case naming Gary Poste as their infamous killer. The CB's also broke the DB Cooper case in 2019...since that time, the evidence continues to validate their findings... SO? what's the latest and what's next for this incredible group of cold case detectives. 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 Our Erik Kleinsmith Ukraine, Russia, Zodiac Hit play for good talks   ​Similar episodes: Phil Green  Perttu Polonen  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 19 min
    Brad Tolinski - ERUPTION: Conversations with Eddie Van Halen

    Brad Tolinski - ERUPTION: Conversations with Eddie Van Halen

    Brad Tolinski - ERUPTION: Conversations with Eddie Van Halen - Brad Tolinski has written a biographical list of storys about Eddie Van Halen Coinciding with the one-year anniversary of Eddie Van Halen’s death, ERUPTION: Conversations with Eddie Van Halen (10/5/21; Hachette Books; 9780306826658; $28) is a major biography by two music journalists who knew him best. Get ERRUPTION on Amazon at: Authors Brad Tolinski and Chris Gill share with fans, new and old alike, a candid, compulsively readable, and definitive oral history of the most influential rock guitarist since Jimi Hendrix. The book was released on October 5, 2021. 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 Eddie Van Halen Rock & Roll fans, feast your eyes The book 'bout him's here   ​Similar episodes: Phil Green  Perttu Polonen  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
    Nick Davis - Once Upon a Time in Queens

    Nick Davis - Once Upon a Time in Queens

    Nick Davis - Once Upon a Time in Queens - Nick Davis returns to the Break It Down Show. Last time, he created a documentary for the American Masters series featuring his movie about Ted Williams. Get Nick's latest book Once Upon a Time in Queens Davis is back with his next masterpiece, with another massive partner in ESPN's 30 for 30 series. Once Upon a Time in Queens tells the story of the 86 Mets. The music, the vibe, the partying...Nick gets all of it. The mid-80's Mets were a dangerous team on and off the field. 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 Once upon a time In the mythical land Queens... Read the book for more.   ​Similar episodes: Phil Green Perttu Polonen 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

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
84 Ratings

84 Ratings

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