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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 • 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.

    Janeshia Adams-Ginyard - Emmy Nominated Stuntwoman and Actor

    Janeshia Adams-Ginyard - Emmy Nominated Stuntwoman and Actor

    Janeshia Adams-Ginyard - Emmy Nominated Stuntwoman and Actor - Janeshia Adams-Ginyard is an award winning stunt woman, actress, wrestler, writer, and motivational speaker. Born on Valentine's Day and raised in Southern California, Janeshia graduated from Gahr High School in Cerritos and completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Linguistics from the University of California, Berkeley. Check out Janeshia's sizzle reel at She has had major roles on commercial, television, and film projects, executing two separate roles in the Marvel Studios feature film Black Panther. She was also Nomble, one of the eight main Dora Milaje…And what are Dora Milaje? Guess you’ll have to find out in today’s BIDS ep! 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 No action movies If there weren't stunt-women Thank you, Janeshia!   ​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.

    • 56 min
    John Green - The Counselor of Afghanistan

    John Green - The Counselor of Afghanistan

    John Green - The Counselor of Afghanistan - John Green returns to the Break It Down Show to talk about his experiences in Afghanistan. Pete A Turner and John go back about 15 years...they've both found incredible things throughout their time. Most importantly, John's experience is rooted in the Ground Truth...his tales will reveal why the US lost in both Afghanistan and Iraq.  John has worked for bosses of all ranks and services.  Be sure to check out the other 2 episodes that John has joined us for. You'll find them in the Similar episodes section below. One more thing...you won't find this level of knowledge on other media outlets.  To truly understand why the US is bad at combat...and can't win. Keep listening to the Break It Down 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 Back with our guy John Serving Ground Truth to you all Hit play on that thang   ​Similar episodes: John Green John Green Anna Simons  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
    Charles Arthur – Social Warming, Social Media’s Dangerous Effects

    Charles Arthur – Social Warming, Social Media’s Dangerous Effects

    Charles Arthur – Social Warming, Social Media’s Dangerous Effects - Charles Arthur is a journalist, author and speaker, writing on science and technology for over thirty years. He was technology editor of the Guardian from 2005–2014, and afterward carried out research into social division at Cambridge University. He is the author of two specialist books, Digital Wars and Cyber Wars. Get SOCIAL WARMING: THE DANGEROUS & POLARISING EFFECTS OF SOCIAL MEDIA on Amazon at In SOCIAL WARMING: THE DANGEROUS & POLARISING EFFECTS OF SOCIAL MEDIA, releasing August 10 2021 from Oneworld Publications, author and technology journalist of over 30 years, Charles Arthur, helps us understand the crisis being caused by social media and how we can put a stop to it.   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 Social media Causing crisis left and right Can we stop it?   ​Similar episodes: Adrian Goldsworthy  DW Wilber  Anna Simons  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
    Ripley Rawlings – The Kill Box

    Ripley Rawlings – The Kill Box

    Ripley Rawlings – The Kill Box - Lt Col Hunter "Rip" Rawlings, IV (Ret.) is the New York Times bestselling author of the Tyce Asher series and co-author of RED METAL with Mark Greaney. With over twenty-three years of active duty service as a Marine Corps infantry and Reconnaissance Officer, he completed ten combat and peacekeeping deployments to Afghanistan (OEF), Iraq (OIF), Saudi Arabia, and Northern Africa (OEF), among others. Get all of Rip’s work on his website at: Pete and Ripley talk about…Duh! His combat experience, but besides that, his writing experiences, future plans or books that lurk on his computer, so stay tuned. 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 Combat writer's on Has the years to back it up Books from own knowledge   ​Similar episodes: Adrian Goldsworthy  DW Wilber  Anna Simons 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
    Gina Wilkinson - When the Apricots Bloom

    Gina Wilkinson - When the Apricots Bloom

    Gina Wilkinson - When the Apricots Bloom - Gina Wilkinson writes, "I've been a nomad from the age of six-months, when my parents packed me and our Siamese cat into an old Renault and set off for a remote gold-mining town in Australia's Nullarbor desert. Since then I've circumnavigated the globe many times. As a foreign correspondent, I reported from some of the globe's most intriguing and dangerous places for renowned broadcasters such as the BBC, NPR, and the ABC." Get Gina's Iraqi-based thriller on Amazon at Enjoy this episode where we talk about Gina’s book, her living in Iraq, and other aspects of our guest’s life, as we always do. 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 Need a book to read? That's When the Apricots Bloom So do hit that link   ​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.

    • 1 hr
    Steve Pieters - The Eyes of Tammy Faye

    Steve Pieters - The Eyes of Tammy Faye

    Steve Pieters - The Eyes of Tammy Faye - Steve Pieters has lived with AIDS since, ready? - 1982. Not only did Steve acquire AIDS early, before many of us were even alive, he also had to survive through the various epochs since then. In the past 40 years, things have changed wildly...and we'd suggest for the better. Steve is a central figure in that growth. His appearance in 1985 with Tammy Faye's on the Praise the Lord Network was seminal in changing EVERYTHING. Watch Steve's appearance with Tammy Faye here “I have been amazed at how those 25 minutes I spent with Tammy Faye have reverberated through my life, more than almost anything else I've done. So many people have said my interview with her helped them come out or even saved them from suicide, by helping them realize they could be gay and Christian, or that God was not punishing them with AIDS for being gay.” 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 His interview saves You can be gay and Christian Thanks to Steve Pieters   ​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.

    • 50 min

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83 Ratings

83 Ratings

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