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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.

    Cat Connor – Byte Series Author Cat Connor Delivers, Vaporbyte

    Cat Connor – Byte Series Author Cat Connor Delivers, Vaporbyte

    Cat Connor is the author of the Byte crime thriller series. Her novels follow a serial crimes investigative team lead by Senior Special Agen Ellie Conway. Cat and Pete A Turner discuss Cat's latest in the series, Vapor Byte. 

    As Cat has progressed through the series, her characters have become a central part of her life; often demanding as much time as her children.

    She's also co-Director and co-founder of 'Writers Plot bookshop': The only bookshop in the world that only stocks Kiwi authors.

    • 46 min
    Kathy Selders & Marchelle Sellers - Charity On Top Giving Crypto

    Kathy Selders & Marchelle Sellers - Charity On Top Giving Crypto

    Marchelle and Kathy are back talking about
    Charity with Pete A Turner. The ladies continue to push the
    Boundaries between giving and gifts adding in a new crypto
    charity features to the Charity On Top platform.

    Charity isn't just money...it's also time, location,
    presence etc. Simply giving rides in support of a charity, or
    running errands is a huge boost to what we can all do to help.
    It's always fun to check in with Kathy and Marchelle, our
    question is, how are you giving?

    • 57 min
    Dr Steven Running - Environmental Technology, Reducing Carbon Footprint

    Dr Steven Running - Environmental Technology, Reducing Carbon Footprint

    Dr. Steven Running and Pete A. Turner talk about a very important topic, climate change, and what can be done about it. They bring about the problem with the greatest polluters like China and their massive coal consumption causing massive environmental damage and is a major public health problem and in what directions should they go in order to reduce this.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Philip Ingram - British Spymaster Sips Wine With Pedro

    Philip Ingram - British Spymaster Sips Wine With Pedro

    Philip Ingram MBE is a former intelligence officer who served 26 with the British Army. Today he's the founder of Gray Hare Media working as a journalist, writer, consultant and mentor. Philp writes about current events from a spymaster's point of view. In this Spy vs Spy episode, Pete A. Turner and fellow spy Philip discuss day to day challenges and opportunities that spies face. One interesting aspect focuses on the exploitation of humans to collect on closed computer/IT systems. 

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Jason Keller - Ford Vs Ferrari Writing a Legend

    Jason Keller - Ford Vs Ferrari Writing a Legend

    For 10 years, longer than the story he told, Jason Keller dug in and made something wonderful. More than a movie, Ford vs Ferrari captures a moment in time when audacity met elegance and the impossible happened. Ford Vs Ferrari is an Oscar-nominated (best picture, best film editing, best sound editing, best sound mixing) movie starring Matt Damon and Christian Bale, about two gigantic personalities from the 20th century; Caroll Shelby and Ken Miles. Sharing writing credit R John & Jez Butterworth. 

    • 1 hr 9 min
    John Leon Guerrero - From Guam to the World

    John Leon Guerrero - From Guam to the World

    John Leon Guerrero, yes Jon's father, joins Jon Leon Guerrero and Pete A Turner on the Break It Down Show.

    Pete wanted to feature John because these moments are special. Having John as a guest allows him to give us a verbal memoir but also amaze his son with tales Jon has never heard. John’s discusses his constant progress from island boy to being the only man in the Navy capable of doing a job. We soak up his experienced view on politics, history, music and war and recount memories.

    • 1 hr 35 min

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Well worth the time spent listing to the wide range of topics they covere. If you don't connect this week you will next week. Military, music, performers, athletes, academics, authors etc etc etc

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Great Podcast from a couple of guys with wide-ranging interests and unique backgrounds. Their genuine interest in their guests stories makes each episode enjoyable and informative.

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