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Talking Truth, No Agenda.
Join the talk with Bruce Cook and guests offering no agenda, no spin! Truthful conversation, uncensored. National Emmy Nominated Bruce Cook, one of the original founding producers of “Entertainment Tonight”, among many other broadcast venues on television and radio, has interviewed six American Presidents, stars of Film, TV, Music and Sports. Foreign Royals, Business Tycoons, Authors, Artists, Scientists, Rogues, Visionaries and Dreamers. Cook asks the questions you are thinking about, cutting to the core. Personal, probing, passionate, funny and always on target!

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Talking Truth, No Agenda.
Join the talk with Bruce Cook and guests offering no agenda, no spin! Truthful conversation, uncensored. National Emmy Nominated Bruce Cook, one of the original founding producers of “Entertainment Tonight”, among many other broadcast venues on television and radio, has interviewed six American Presidents, stars of Film, TV, Music and Sports. Foreign Royals, Business Tycoons, Authors, Artists, Scientists, Rogues, Visionaries and Dreamers. Cook asks the questions you are thinking about, cutting to the core. Personal, probing, passionate, funny and always on target!

    Heidi Zuckerman, OCMA CEO, 06-16-2024

    Heidi Zuckerman, OCMA CEO, 06-16-2024

    CEO and Director of The Orange County Museum of Art, Heidi Zuckerman, joins Bruce in an inspiring hour on her new book out this month, “Why Art Matters: The Bearable Lightness of Being”, about  the intrinsic value of art in all of our lives. Our survival and happiness depend on creativity and expression in a technical world.


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    Chef Jamie Gwen, 06-02-2024

    Chef Jamie Gwen, 06-02-2024

    Nationally recognized television and radio broadcaster Chef Jamie Gwen talks cost of food, cost of dining, and the major upheaval in the food panty of the American public.  A must listen.


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    Newport Beach Mayor Ed O'Neill, 06-09-2024

    Newport Beach Mayor Ed O'Neill, 06-09-2024

    Newport Beach, California Mayor Will O’Neill talks small community politics and why they matter on the national scope as the November elections approach.


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    Senator Josh Newman & Dr. Pedram Navab

    Senator Josh Newman & Dr. Pedram Navab

    State Senator Josh Newman on the State of California: education failure, income disparity, assistance for Vets, and more.  Then, Dr. Pedram Navab, an expert on sleep science from Hoag Hospital with amazing revelations on  causes of sleep illness and the therapy for all tired Americans.


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    Anaheim, CA Mayor Ashleigh Aitken & Dr. Steven Ey, 5-5-2024

    Anaheim, CA Mayor Ashleigh Aitken & Dr. Steven Ey, 5-5-2024

    Anaheim, California Mayor Ashleigh Aitken, the first female mayor in its 167-year history in a city known worldwide for its relationship with Disney, talks managing public need and private industry on a balancing wire. “It’s about transparency and hard work”, she says.  Then, Dr. Steven Ey, of the Hoag Hospital Institute for the treatment of addiction illness talks candidly about the Fentanyl crisis in America.  On marijuana he says, ”The marijuana today is much stronger than it was in past decades.  Make no mistake, it is a dangerous drug.”


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    Barbara Abbott & David Wetzel, 04-21-2024

    Barbara Abbott & David Wetzel, 04-21-2024

    Artist Barbara Abbott created a massive 10-foot mural, made of several hundred thousand small glass-colored tiles, as a community gift to be installed on the wall of Balboa Island’s Irvine Ranch Market on Park Avenue.  Abbott shares, “Community art elevates the culture of an entire town.  It makes a difference and matters, sometimes for generations”.  Then, meet David Wetzel. In mid-life he left the business world to help families facing homelessness taking the job leading non-profit, “Serving People In Need”, or      (SPIN) in Costa Mesa, California.  “It was time to give back,” he reports.  Tune in for an hour of radio inspiration.  Indeed, one person can make a difference for many.


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