Spear Talk Podcast

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 140
  Feb 01, 2023   2833

Kelly “Murph” Murphy

For episode 140, we welcomed Kelly “Murph” Murphy to the show! Kelly is a 22-year United States Marine Corps veteran who is currently Director of the Military and Veterans Center at the University of Central Missouri. Kelly won season one of the hit CBS reality TV series, “Tough As Nails’! In our discussion we talked...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 139
  Jan 25, 2023   4441

Richard Divizio

For episode 139, we welcomed Richard Divizio to the show! Richard is one of the original actors from the video game, Mortal Kombat, whose portrayal of “Kano” is legendary! Richard also portrayed “Baraka”, “Kabal”, and “Quan Chi”! He is also the only actor to appear in all digitized Mortal Kombat games. He has a degree...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 138
  Jan 19, 2023   4820

Matthew Murphy

For episode 138, we welcomed Matthew Murphy to the show! Matthew Murphy was a Green Beret in the US Army, Special Forces Sniper, Special Operations Terminal Attack Controller, Communications Specialist, Foreign Weapons Expert, Unconventional Warfare Expert, and speaks Arabic in the Levantine and Modern Standard dialects. He is a veteran of wars in Syria, Iraq...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 137
  Jan 12, 2023   3453

Brock Bevell

For episode 137, we welcomed Brock Bevell to the show! Brock Bevell is a retired Police Officer who was run over on duty and ultimately retired from the injuries. As a coping mechanism, to deal with the pain, he was prescribed opioids which sent him into a downward spiral. Brock did prevail in his battle with...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 136
  Dec 15, 2022   4500

Lt. John Nores [Ret.]

For episode 136, we welcomed back Lt. John Nores [Ret.] back to the show for the third time! Since 1992, Lt. John Nores Jr. has served as a game warden with the California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW). There he co-developed the Marijuana Enforcement Team (MET) and Delta Team, the CDFW’s first comprehensive wilderness...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 135
  Dec 08, 2022   2983

Marshall Bell

For Spear Talk, 135, we welcomed Marshall Bell to the show! Marshall is a well-known character actor with memorable roles in “A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge”, “Total Recall”, “Stand By Me”, “Twins”, and “Starship Troopers”. Marshall also served three years in the United States Army before he came a consultant, teaching high-level...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 134
  Dec 01, 2022   3405

Aaron Williamson

For Spear Talk 134, we welcomed Aaron Williamson to the show! Aaron is a United States Marine Corps veteran who spent time as the Body Bearer section leader, at Arlington Cemetary, and later in his career, personal security for the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (VCJCS), General Peter Pace. Aaron would later...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 133
  Nov 24, 2022   2969

Lori Fetrick

For Spear Talk 133, we welcomed legendary American Gladiator, Lori Fetrick aka “Ice” to the show! Lori spent five seasons with American Gladiators, took part in the 114-city arena Live Tour, Orlando Live, as well as two series of International Gladiators. Lori became a NPC National Level Bodybuilder, as well as appeared in numerous films and...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 131
  Oct 27, 2022   4225

Rob Mellow

For episode 131, we welcomed United States Marine Corps veteran and actor, Rob Mellow to the show! John starred as “John Tombs” in Happy Death Day and Happy Death Day 2U, as well as “Yuri” in the show 1883. This is part of our Hallween 2022 Guest Series. In our discussion we covered his time...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 131
  Oct 27, 2022   4225

Rob Mello

For episode 131, we welcomed United States Marine Corps veteran and actor, Rob Mello to the show! John starred as “John Tombs” in Happy Death Day and Happy Death Day 2U, as well as “Yuri” in the show 1883. This is part of our Hallween 2022 Guest Series. In our discussion we covered his time...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 130
  Oct 23, 2022   2676

C.J. Graham

For episode 130, we welcomed Army veteran and actor CJ Graham to the show. CJ famously portrayed “Jason Vorhees” in Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives and “SGT. Bedlam” in Highway To Hell”. This is part of our Halloween 2022 Guest Series. In our discussion we covered his time in the United States Army...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 129
  Oct 20, 2022   3955

Andre Gower

For episode 129, we welcomed actor, producer, and director Andre Gower to the show! Andre was the star of the cult classic The Monster Squad, starring as “Sean” in the 1987 film directed by Fred Dekker. He is the director of the documentary, “Wolfman’s Got Nards” and the founder of Fitter Piper Entertainment! In our...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 128
  Oct 16, 2022   4017

Nicholas Vince

For episode 128, we welcomed actor, Nicolas Vince to the show. Nicolas portrayed both “The Chatterer” in Hellraiser 1 and 2 and ‘Kinski” in Nightbreed. He has an autobiographical one man show that he is the star of called “I Am Monsters”, as well as the host of “The Chattering Hour” podcast. This is part...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 127
  Oct 13, 2022   3510

Eileen Dietz

For episode 127, we welcomed actress, stuntwoman, and author, Eileen Dietz to the show! Eileen portrayed all of the iconic scenes from the film, The Exorcist, to include the pea soup vomit, levitation, abuse with the cross, and fight with Father Karras. Eileen has also starred on The Guiding Light and General Hospital, as well...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 126
  Oct 09, 2022   2837

David Howard Thornton

For episode 126, we welcomed actor David Howard Thorton to the show! David is the man behind the clown makeup with his portrayal of “Art the Clown” in Terrifier 1 and 2. David also portrayed the “Joker” in the YouTube series Nightwing Escalation. This is part of our Halloween 2022 Guest Series. In our episode,...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 125
  Oct 06, 2022   3086

Lee Waddell

For Spear Talk 124, we welcomed legendary stuntman Lee Waddell to the show! Lee performed as ‘Ghostface” in the Scream film franchise where he was a part of the most iconic scenes involving Drew Barrymore, Henry Winkler, and Neve Campbell. He has also provided his talents to such films as The Terminator, Death Warrant, Con...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 124
  Oct 02, 2022   4062

Patricia Tallman

For episode 124 of Spear Talk, we welcomed actress, stunt woman, author, and entrepreneur Patricia Tallman to the show. Patricia has starred in horror cult classics Night of the Living Dead (1990), Army of Darkness, and Knightriders, portrayed “Lyta Alexander” in Babylon 5, and launched her own business, Quest Retreats, which provides people real life...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 123
  Sep 29, 2022   3112

Ray Livingston

For episode 123, we welcomed Ray Livingston to the show! Ray is a self-described modern survivalist who has appeared on Alone (Season 6), Called To The Wild, and Mud, Sweat, and Beards with previous guest, Donny Dust! Ray is a former law enforcement officer and actively helps agencies with search and rescue missions. In our discussion...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 122
  Sep 22, 2022   3212

Jackson Rudolph

For episode 122, we welcomed Jackson Rudolph to the show! Jackson is a 60-time sport karate world champion, a fourth degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do, a member of the Black Belt Hall Of Fame, a Team Paul Mitchell player development coach, is currently a medical student at Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 121
  Sep 15, 2022   2648

Ken Rusk

For episode 121, we welcomed Ken Rusk to the show! Ken has spent the last 30 years of his life working in blue collar trades as an entrepreneur, mentor, and life coach! Ken is the author of “Blue Collar Cash: Love Your Work, Secure Your Future, and Find Your Happiness for Life”.  In our discussion...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 121
  Sep 15, 2022   2648

Ken Rusk

For episode 121, we welcomed Ken Rusk to the show! Ken has spent the last 30 years of his life working in blue collar trades as an entrepreneur, mentor, and life coach! Ken is the author of “Blue Collar Cash: Love Your Work, Secure Your Future, and Find Your Happiness for Life”.  In our discussion...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 120
  Sep 08, 2022   4541

Crystal Brolik Stokes

For episode 120, we welcomed Crystal Brolik Stokes to the show. Crystal was a SGT in United States Marine Corps, spending 11 years serving her country. This included (2) tours in Iraq and (1) in Kuwait, as well as being a MCMAP Instructor. She is also a professional football player and fighter. In our discussion,...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 120
  Sep 08, 2022   4541

Crystal Brolik Stokes

For episode 120, we welcomed Crystal Brolik Stokes to the show. Crystal was a SGT in United States Marine Corps, spending 11 years serving her country. This included (2) tours in Iraq and (1) in Kuwait, as well as being a MCMAP Instructor. She is also a professional football player and fighter. In our discussion,...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 119
  Sep 01, 2022   4736

CJ Ortiz

For episode 119 of Spear Talk, we welcomed CJ Ortiz to the show! CJ aka the “Metal Motivator” has spent the last 25+ years as a motivational speaker, branding and marketing expert, publisher, and life and buisness coach. He is also the co-host of The University Of Badassery Podcast with Pat McNamara! In our discussion we...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 119
  Sep 01, 2022   4736

CJ Ortiz

For episode 119 of Spear Talk, we welcomed CJ Ortiz to the show! CJ aka the “Metal Motivator” has spent the last 25+ years as a motivational speaker, branding and marketing expert, publisher, and life and buisness coach. He is also the co-host of The University Of Badassery Podcast with Pat McNamara! In our discussion we...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 118
  Jul 28, 2022   4836

David Morrell

For episode 118 of Spear talk, we welcomed author, David Morrell, to the show! David wrote “First Blood” and created the iconic world of John Rambo, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year! “First Blood” has never been out of print and has been translated in over 30 languages! David has alaso wrote for...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 118
  Jul 28, 2022   4836

David Morrell

For episode 118 of Spear talk, we welcomed author, David Morrell, to the show! David wrote “First Blood” and created the iconic world of John Rambo, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year! “First Blood” has never been out of print and has been translated in over 30 languages! David has alaso wrote for...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 117
  Jul 21, 2022   3675

Yousef Badou

For Spear Talk 117 we welcomed Yousef Badou to the show! Yousef is a former Marine Infantryman with multiple combat tours, and an industry leading expert in the areas of Situational Awareness and Behavioral Analysis. With over 12 years experience, he has trained and certified over 6,000 Students and Instructors around the globe. He is...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 117
  Jul 21, 2022   3675

Yousef Badou

For Spear Talk 117 we welcomed Yousef Badou to the show! Yousef is a former Marine Infantryman with multiple combat tours, and an industry leading expert in the areas of Situational Awareness and Behavioral Analysis. With over 12 years experience, he has trained and certified over 6,000 Students and Instructors around the globe. He is...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 116
  Jul 14, 2022   2974

Jeff Clark

For Spear Talk episode 116, we welcomed Jeff Clark to the show! Jeff is a 12-year United States Air Force veteran, with stints during Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. He is the author of “Hear These Truths: The Ultimate Guide To Building Your Leadership Algorithm’.  In our discussion we covered the type of leadership...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 116
  Jul 14, 2022   2974

Jeff Clark

For Spear Talk episode 116, we welcomed Jeff Clark to the show! Jeff is a 12-year United States Air Force veteran, with stints during Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. He is the author of “Hear These Truths: The Ultimate Guide To Building Your Leadership Algorithm’.  In our discussion we covered the type of leadership...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 115
  Jul 07, 2022   2675

Mark Pattison

For Spear Talk 115, we welcomed Mark Pattison to the show! Mark is a former NFL player (Raiders, Rams, and Saints), a high-level executive with Sports Illustrated, motivational speaker, and is in rare company of having reached the seven summits (the highest peaks on EACH continent)! Mark is also the host of Finding Your Summit...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 115
  Jul 07, 2022   2675

Mark Pattison

For Spear Talk 115, we welcomed Mark Pattison to the show! Mark is a former NFL player (Raiders, Rams, and Saints), a high-level executive with Sports Illustrated, motivational speaker, and is in rare company of having reached the seven summits (the highest peaks on EACH continent)! Mark is also the host of Finding Your Summit...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 114
  Jun 30, 2022   2658

Philip Sahagun

For episode 114, we welcomed world champion martial artist, Philip Sahagun to the show. Philip has a background in American Kenpo, kickboxing, Wushu, and Shaolin Temple Kung Fu. He spent three years as an artist during the Cirque Du Soleil’s Zumanity show, which eventually led to him becoming a coach and choreographer. Philip also toured...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 114
  Jun 30, 2022   2658

Philip Sahagun

For episode 114, we welcomed world champion martial artist, Philip Sahagun to the show. Philip has a background in American Kenpo, kickboxing, Wushu, and Shaolin Temple Kung Fu. He spent three years as an artist during the Cirque Du Soleil’s Zumanity show, which eventually led to him becoming a coach and choreographer. Philip also toured...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 113
  Jun 23, 2022   3212

Captain Dale Dye

For epiosde 113 of Spear Talk, we welcomed Captain Dale Dye to the show! Cpt. Dye is a decorated United States Marine Corps veteran, who spent time as a combat correspondent during the Vietnam War. He was awarded the Bronze Star with Combat V, 3x Purple Hearts, and the Meritorious Service medal, having took part...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 112
  Jun 16, 2022   3064

Christopher Strom

For Spear Talk 112, we welcomed Christopher Strom to the show. Christopher is former U.S. Marine and retired SGT. from the NYPD Intelligence Division. In 2007 he was recruited by Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization, which developed top secret strategies for combating IEDs in Iraq and Afganistan. Chris was involved in 110 combat missions,...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 112
  Jun 16, 2022   3064

Christopher Strom

For Spear Talk 112, we welcomed Christopher Strom to the show. Christopher is former U.S. Marine and retired SGT. from the NYPD Intelligence Division. In 2007 he was recruited by Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization, which developed top secret strategies for combating IEDs in Iraq and Afganistan. Chris was involved in 110 combat missions,...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 113
  Jun 16, 2022   3212

Captain Dale Dye

For epiosde 113 of Spear Talk, we welcomed Captain Dale Dye to the show! Cpt. Dye is a decorated United States Marine Corps veteran, who spent time as a combat correspondent during the Vietnam War. He was awarded the Bronze Star with Combat V, 3x Purple Hearts, and the Meritorious Service medal, having took part...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 111
  Jun 09, 2022   2975

Marcus “Buff” Bagwell

For epsiode 111 of Spear Talk, we welcomed Marcus “Buff” Bagwell to the show! Marcus has traveled the world professional wrestling with some of the biggest companies in the world WCW, WWE, and TNA. He is a 5x World Tag-Team champion during the height of the infamous Monday night wars, and was a vital member...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 111
  Jun 09, 2022   2975

Marcus “Buff” Bagwell

For epsiode 111 of Spear Talk, we welcomed Marcus “Buff” Bagwell to the show! Marcus has traveled the world professional wrestling with some of the biggest companies in the world WCW, WWE, and TNA. He is a 5x World Tag-Team champion during the height of the infamous Monday night wars, and was a vital member...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 110
  Jun 02, 2022   3282

Hollywood Yates

For episode 110 of Spear Talk, we welcomed Hollywood Yates to the show! You will recognize Hollywood as his persona of “Wolf” on American Gladiators! Hollywood is also a world champion bullfighter, having spent over 23 years on the professional rodeo circuit! You can catch Hollywood playing across the country as well as he is...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 110
  Jun 02, 2022   3282

Hollywood Yates

For episode 110 of Spear Talk, we welcomed Hollywood Yates to the show! You will recognize Hollywood as his persona of “Wolf” on American Gladiators! Hollywood is also a world champion bullfighter, having spent over 23 years on the professional rodeo circuit! You can catch Hollywood playing across the country as well as he is...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 109
  May 26, 2022   3240

Eric P. Bishop

For episode 109 of Spear talk, we welcomed author, Eric P. Bishop to the show! Eric is the author of “The Body Man”, with his second book “Breach Of Trust” coming soon! In our talk, we covered Eric’s transition from working in corporate America to writing, the importance of crafting relatable characters for the reader,...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 109
  May 26, 2022   3240

Eric P. Bishop

For episode 109 of Spear talk, we welcomed author, Eric P. Bishop to the show! Eric is the author of “The Body Man”, with his second book “Breach Of Trust” coming soon! In our talk, we covered Eric’s transition from working in corporate America to writing, the importance of crafting relatable characters for the reader,...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 108
  May 19, 2022   3299

Dr. Robb Kelly

For episode 108 of Spear Talk, we had the honor of hosting Dr. Robb Kelly. Dr. Kelly is a renowned addiction consultant and CEO of the Robb Kelly Recovery Group. He has a PHD in psychology from Oxford University. In our discussion, we covered the power of asking for help, why its important to treat the...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 108
  May 19, 2022   3299

Dr. Robb Kelly

For episode 108 of Spear Talk, we had the honor of hosting Dr. Robb Kelly. Dr. Kelly is a renowned addiction consultant and CEO of the Robb Kelly Recovery Group. He has a PHD in psychology from Oxford University. In our discussion, we covered the power of asking for help, why its important to treat the...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 107
  May 12, 2022   2362

Rodney Stotts

For Spear Talk 107, we welcomed Rodney Stotts to the show! Rodney is a licensed raptor specialist and master falconer. He is also the author of Bird Brother: A Falconer’s Journey And The Healing Power Of Wildlife. In our discussion, we covered how these birds saved Rodney’s life from a downward spiral, what it takes...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 107
  May 12, 2022   2362

Rodney Stotts

For Spear Talk 107, we welcomed Rodney Stotts to the show! Rodney is a licensed raptor specialist and master falconer. He is also the author of Bird Brother: A Falconer’s Journey And The Healing Power Of Wildlife. In our discussion, we covered how these birds saved Rodney’s life from a downward spiral, what it takes...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 105
  May 05, 2022   4384

B.C. Sanders

For episode 106 of Spear Talk, we welcomed B.C. Sanders to the show! B.C. is an active undercover gang expert, and a writer for Skillset Magazine. In our discussion, we talked about how he got involved in undercover work, the structure of gangs today, the importance of police and community relationships, the power of preserving...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 105
  May 05, 2022   4384

B.C. Sanders

For episode 106 of Spear Talk, we welcomed B.C. Sanders to the show! B.C. is an active undercover gang expert, and a writer for Skillset Magazine. In our discussion, we talked about how he got involved in undercover work, the structure of gangs today, the importance of police and community relationships, the power of preserving...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 105
  Apr 28, 2022   3473

Kevin Grogan

For Spear Talk episode 105, we welcomed Kevin Grogan to the show! Kevin is an U.S. Army veteran and a former homocide detective with the Savannah-Chatham Police Rapid Response team. He is the author of “Black Sheep, White Cop: Savannah Exposed”.  In our discussion we covered the concept of pro-active policing, the narrative behind police...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 105
  Apr 28, 2022   3473

Kevin Grogan

For Spear Talk episode 105, we welcomed Kevin Grogan to the show! Kevin is an U.S. Army veteran and a former homocide detective with the Savannah-Chatham Police Rapid Response team. He is the author of “Black Sheep, White Cop: Savannah Exposed”.  In our discussion we covered the concept of pro-active policing, the narrative behind police...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 104
  Apr 21, 2022   3581

Andrea Crosta

For Spear Talk episode 104, we once again welcomed Andrea Crosta back to the show! Andrea is the founder of Earth League International, which is an organiaztion that uses intel to track and stop the illegal trafficking of wildlife. You can see Andrea and his team in two incredibile documentaries, “Sea Of Shadows” on Hulu...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 104
  Apr 21, 2022   3581

Andrea Crosta

For Spear Talk episode 104, we once again welcomed Andrea Crosta back to the show! Andrea is the founder of Earth League International, which is an organiaztion that uses intel to track and stop the illegal trafficking of wildlife. You can see Andrea and his team in two incredibile documentaries, “Sea Of Shadows” on Hulu...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 103
  Apr 14, 2022   2739

Matt Mask

For Spear Talk 103, we welcomed Matt Mask to the show! Matt is a professional arm wrestler, who can be seen competing in the World Armwrestling League (WAL), and an oil field specialist. In our discussion we covered how Matt got involved in arm wrestling, how he balances life in the oil field, competing and...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 103
  Apr 14, 2022   2739

Matt Mask

For Spear Talk 103, we welcomed Matt Mask to the show! Matt is a professional arm wrestler, who can be seen competing in the World Armwrestling League (WAL), and an oil field specialist. In our discussion we covered how Matt got involved in arm wrestling, how he balances life in the oil field, competing and...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 102
  Apr 07, 2022   3370

Pete Koch

For Spear Talk 102, we welcomed Pete Koch to the show! Pete is a retired NFL DL (Bengals, Chiefs, Raiders), fitness coach, and an actor! You will recognize Pete as the iconic “Swede” from Clint Eastwood’s, Heartbreak Ridge!  In our discussion we covered what it was like working with Clint Eastwood and Mario Van Pebbles...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 102
  Apr 07, 2022   3370

Pete Koch

For Spear Talk 102, we welcomed Pete Koch to the show! Pete is a retired NFL DL (Bengals, Chiefs, Raiders), fitness coach, and an actor! You will recognize Pete as the iconic “Swede” from Clint Eastwood’s, Heartbreak Ridge!  In our discussion we covered what it was like working with Clint Eastwood and Mario Van Pebbles...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 101
  Mar 31, 2022   3220

Scott L. Schwartz

For Spear Talk 101, we welcomed Scott L. Schwartz to the show! Scott is an actor (Oceans 11-13, Fire Down Below, Bridge Of Dragons), stuntman, professional wrestler, and was a cop in the Los Angeles County Sherif’s Office! In our discussion, we covered how Scott broke into the entertainment industry, learning the wrestling ropes in the...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 101
  Mar 31, 2022   3220

Scott L. Schwartz

For Spear Talk 101, we welcomed Scott L. Schwartz to the show! Scott is an actor (Oceans 11-13, Fire Down Below, Bridge Of Dragons), stuntman, professional wrestler, and was a cop in the Los Angeles County Sherif’s Office! In our discussion, we covered how Scott broke into the entertainment industry, learning the wrestling ropes in the...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 100
  Mar 24, 2022   3079

Thomas Winterton

For the 100th episode of Spear Talk, we welcomed Thomas Winterton to the show! Thomas is the superintendant of the famous Skinwalker Ranch, and one of the stars of History Channel’s, “The Secret of Skinwalker Ranch”! He also practices martial arts and is the CEO of Resonance Meditations. In our discussion, we covered how his career...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 100
  Mar 24, 2022   3079

Thomas Winterton

For the 100th episode of Spear Talk, we welcomed Thomas Winterton to the show! Thomas is the superintendant of the famous Skinwalker Ranch, and one of the stars of History Channel’s, “The Secret of Skinwalker Ranch”! He also practices martial arts and is the CEO of Resonance Meditations. In our discussion, we covered how his career...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 99
  Mar 17, 2022   3547

Marcus Torgerson

For episode 99, we once again welcomed back Marcus Torgerson for the third time. Marcus is an international Krav maga expert with over 20+ years in the security world. He is currently touring the country teaching self-defense and tactical courses. Marcus and I decided to change up the normal show and decided to tackle any...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 99
  Mar 17, 2022   3547

Marcus Torgerson

For episode 99, we once again welcomed back Marcus Torgerson for the third time. Marcus is an international Krav maga expert with over 20+ years in the security world. He is currently touring the country teaching self-defense and tactical courses. Marcus and I decided to change up the normal show and decided to tackle any...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 98
  Mar 10, 2022   3105

AJ Christoph

For Spear Talk 98, we welcomed AJ Christoph aka AJ Magic to the show! AJ is a United States Marine Corps veteran, author, practitioner the martial art Qi Gong, and a professional magician! In our discussion, we covered how AJ got into the world of magic, the effect magic has on his PTSD, the closeknit...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 98
  Mar 10, 2022   3105

AJ Christoph

For Spear Talk 98, we welcomed AJ Christoph aka AJ Magic to the show! AJ is a United States Marine Corps veteran, author, practitioner the martial art Qi Gong, and a professional magician! In our discussion, we covered how AJ got into the world of magic, the effect magic has on his PTSD, the closeknit...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 97
  Mar 03, 2022   2833

Brian Andrews & Jeffrey Wilson

For Spear Talk 97, we had the honor of welcoming authors and military veterans, Brian Andrews and Jeffrey Wilson. Brian is a U.S. Navy veteran (submarine officer) and Jeffrey is a U.S. Navy veteran (combat surgeon). Some of their books they have co-authored together include “Dark Intercept” (A Shepherds Series), “Sons Of Valor” series, and...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 97
  Mar 03, 2022   2833

Brian Andrews & Jeffrey Wilson

For Spear Talk 97, we had the honor of welcoming authors and military veterans, Brian Andrews and Jeffrey Wilson. Brian is a U.S. Navy veteran (submarine officer) and Jeffrey is a U.S. Navy veteran (combat surgeon). Some of their books they have co-authored together include “Dark Intercept” (A Shepherds Series), “Sons Of Valor” series, and...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 96
  Feb 24, 2022   3765

Steve Murphy & Javier Peña

For Spear Talk 96, we had the honor to speak with the two (now retired) DEA agents, Steve Murphy and Javier Escobar, that helped bring down infamous narcoterrorist, Pablo Escobar! They are the co-authors of the book “Manhunters: How We Took Down Pablo Escobar” which was the basis for the hit Netflix show, Narcos! Steve and Javier...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 96
  Feb 24, 2022   3765

Steve Murphy & Javier Peña

For Spear Talk 96, we had the honor to speak with the two (now retired) DEA agents, Steve Murphy and Javier Escobar, that helped bring down infamous narcoterrorist, Pablo Escobar! They are the co-authors of the book “Manhunters: How We Took Down Pablo Escobar” which was the basis for the hit Netflix show, Narcos! Steve and Javier...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 96
  Feb 24, 2022   3765

Steve Murphy & Javier Peña

For Spear Talk 96, we had the honor to speak with the two (now retired) DEA agents, Steve Murphy and Javier Escobar, that helped bring down infamous narcoterrorist, Pablo Escobar! They are the co-authors of the book “Manhunters: How We Took Down Pablo Escobar” which was the basis for the hit Netflix show, Narcos! Steve and Javier...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 95
  Feb 17, 2022   3814

Betty Broadhurst

For Spear Talk 95, we had the honor to welcome Betty Broadhurst to the show! At the age of 65, Betty was recently awarded a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu from her coach and world champion, Diego Bispo. Betty is also the creator of Roll Forever, a gym that supports local BJJ practioners in...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 95
  Feb 17, 2022   3814

Betty Broadhurst

For Spear Talk 94, we welcomed Michelle Belanger to the show! Michelle can be seen on A &E’s “Paranormal State”, is an American Occult expert, is a spokesperson for modern vampire subculture. and the author of numerous books to include “The Dictionary Of Demons” and “The Psychic Vampire Codex”.  In our discussion, we covered how...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 95
  Feb 17, 2022   3814

Betty Broadhurst

For Spear Talk 95, we had the honor to welcome Betty Broadhurst to the show! At the age of 65, Betty was recently awarded a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu from her coach and world champion, Diego Bispo. Betty is also the creator of Roll Forever, a gym that supports local BJJ practioners in...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 95
  Feb 17, 2022   3814

Betty Broadhurst

For Spear Talk 95, we had the honor to welcome Betty Broadhurst to the show! At the age of 65, Betty was recently awarded a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu from her coach and world champion, Diego Bispo. Betty is also the creator of Roll Forever, a gym that supports local BJJ practioners in...

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Episode: 94
  Feb 10, 2022   3683

Michelle Belanger

For Spear Talk 94, we welcomed Michelle Belanger to the show! Michelle can be seen on A &E’s “Paranormal State”, is an American Occult expert, is a spokesperson for modern vampire subculture. and the author of numerous books to include “The Dictionary Of Demons” and “The Psychic Vampire Codex”.  In our discussion, we covered how...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 94
  Feb 10, 2022   3683

Michelle Belanger

For Spear Talk 94, we welcomed Michelle Belanger to the show! Michelle can be seen on A &E’s “Paranormal State”, is an American Occult expert, is a spokesperson for modern vampire subculture. and the author of numerous books to include “The Dictionary Of Demons” and “The Psychic Vampire Codex”.  In our discussion, we covered how...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 94
  Feb 10, 2022   3683

Michelle Belanger

For Spear Talk 94, we welcomed Michelle Belanger to the show! Michelle can be seen on A &E’s “Paranormal State”, is an American Occult expert, is a spokesperson for modern vampire subculture. and the author of numerous books to include “The Dictionary Of Demons” and “The Psychic Vampire Codex”.  In our discussion, we covered how...

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Episode: 93
  Feb 03, 2022   2684

John Schneider

For Spear Talk 93, we welcomed TV and singer royalty, John Schneider, to the show! John is best known for his portrayal of Beauregard “Bo” Duke in the American television action/comedy series The Dukes of Hazzard, as Jonathan Kent in the 2001–11 TV series Smallville, and as James “Jim” Cryer on the television series The...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 93
  Feb 03, 2022   2684

John Schneider

For Spear Talk 93, we welcomed TV and singer royalty, John Schneider, to the show! John is best known for his portrayal of Beauregard “Bo” Duke in the American television action/comedy series The Dukes of Hazzard, as Jonathan Kent in the 2001–11 TV series Smallville, and as James “Jim” Cryer on the television series The...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 93
  Feb 03, 2022   2684

John Schneider

For Spear Talk 93, we welcomed TV and singer royalty, John Schneider, to the show! John is best known for his portrayal of Beauregard “Bo” Duke in the American television action/comedy series The Dukes of Hazzard, as Jonathan Kent in the 2001–11 TV series Smallville, and as James “Jim” Cryer on the television series The...

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Episode: 92
  Jan 27, 2022   2937

Brent Sass

For Spear Talk 92, we brought Brent Sass to the show! Brent is an American dog musher who won the 1,000 mile Yukon Quest international sled dog race from Whitehorse, Yukon to Fairbanks, Alaska in 2015, 2019 and 2020. He is well known for rescuing other mushers along the Yukon Quest trail throughout his dogsled...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 92
  Jan 27, 2022   2937

Brent Sass

For Spear Talk 92, we brought Brent Sass to the show! Brent is an American dog musher who won the 1,000 mile Yukon Quest international sled dog race from Whitehorse, Yukon to Fairbanks, Alaska in 2015, 2019 and 2020. He is well known for rescuing other mushers along the Yukon Quest trail throughout his dogsled...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 92
  Jan 27, 2022   2937

Brent Sass

For Spear Talk 92, we brought Brent Sass to the show! Brent is an American dog musher who won the 1,000 mile Yukon Quest international sled dog race from Whitehorse, Yukon to Fairbanks, Alaska in 2015, 2019 and 2020. He is well known for rescuing other mushers along the Yukon Quest trail throughout his dogsled...

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Episode: 91
  Jan 20, 2022   2781

DeNoris Mickle

For Spear Talk 91, we brought DeNoris Mickle to the show. DeNoris is the oner of Fit Culture By Deon, LCC (Charleston, SC), Nicole and Deno Photography, and a 20 year United States Air Force veteran. Deno was a Combat Photographer in the USAF, with tours in Kosovo, Iraq, Afganistan. His training includes S.E.R.E qualified...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 91
  Jan 20, 2022   2781

DeNoris Mickle

For Spear Talk 91, we brought DeNoris Mickle to the show. DeNoris is the oner of Fit Culture By Deon, LCC (Charleston, SC), Nicole and Deno Photography, and a 20 year United States Air Force veteran. Deno was a Combat Photographer in the USAF, with tours in Kosovo, Iraq, Afganistan. His training includes S.E.R.E qualified...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 91
  Jan 20, 2022   2781

DeNoris Mickle

For Spear Talk 91, we brought DeNoris Mickle to the show. DeNoris is the oner of Fit Culture By Deon, LCC (Charleston, SC), Nicole and Deno Photography, and a 20 year United States Air Force veteran. Deno was a Combat Photographer in the USAF, with tours in Kosovo, Iraq, Afganistan. His training includes S.E.R.E qualified...

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Episode: 90
  Jan 13, 2022   2766

Jason Johnson

For Spear Talk 90, we are bringing back our friend, Jason Johnson, to the show! Jason aka “Pro-Knife Thrower” is one of the top knife throwers in the world, as well as a blade concept and design consultant. Jason also travels the country teaching the science between knife throwing and close quarters disassembly. Jason was also...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 90
  Jan 13, 2022   2766

Jason Johnson

For Spear Talk 90, we are bringing back our friend, Jason Johnson, to the show! Jason aka “Pro-Knife Thrower” is one of the top knife throwers in the world, as well as a blade concept and design consultant. Jason also travels the country teaching the science between knife throwing and close quarters disassembly. Jason was also...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 90
  Jan 13, 2022   2766

Jason Johnson

For Spear Talk 90, we are bringing back our friend, Jason Johnson, to the show! Jason aka “Pro-Knife Thrower” is one of the top knife throwers in the world, as well as a blade concept and design consultant. Jason also travels the country teaching the science between knife throwing and close quarters disassembly. Jason was also...

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Episode: 90
  Jan 13, 2022   00:45:07

Spear Talk #90 – Jason Johnson

For Spear Talk 90, we are bringing back our friend, Jason Johnson,  to the show! Jason aka “Pro-Knife Thrower” is one of the top knife throwers in the world, as well as a blade concept and design consultant. Jason also travels the country teaching the science between knife throwing and close quarters disassembly. Jason was...

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Episode: 89
  Jan 06, 2022   00:32:36

Spear Talk #89 – Kerri Hoskins

For Spear Talk 89, we welcomed Kerri Hoskins to the show! Kerri is known as  “Sonya Blade” in the Mortal Kombat video game series, as well as portraying Sonya for the Mortal Kombat: Live tour! Kerri also practices the Korean martial art, Tang Soo Do, and is an avid abstract painter. In our discussion, we...

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Episode: 88
  Dec 30, 2021   00:57:47

Spear Talk #88 – Dave Spinks

For Spear Talk 88, we welcomed Dave Spinks to the podcast. Dave is an United States Airforce veteran, retired Federal law enforcement officer, and a paranormal investigator! Dave is also an accomplished author and guest star on various programs on History Channel, Travel Channel, and Destination America! In our discussion we talked about the event...

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Episode: 87
  Dec 23, 2021   00:52:26

Spear Talk #87 – Fred Burton & Ted Andre

For Spear Talk 87, we welcomed Fred Burton and Ted Andre to the show! Fred is a New York Times best-selling author, a former State Department Counterterrorism  Deputy Chief, and one of the world’s foremost experts on terrorism, terrorists, and terrorist organizations! Ted is an award winning produceer and production executive, as well as the...

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Episode: 86
  Dec 16, 2021   00:59:52

Spear Talk #86 – Keith Cooke Hirabayashi & Kenn Scott

For Spear Talk 86, we had the honor to welcome back Keith Cooke Hirabayashi (third appearance) and Kenn Scott (second appearance) to the show! Keith is five-time world champion martial artist and actor (‘Reptile” in Mortal Kombat, ‘Sub-Sero” in Mortal Kombat: Annhilation, China O’Brien 1 & 2, Heatseeker, Beverly Hills Ninja)! Kenn is an avid...

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Episode: 88
  Dec 09, 2021   00:57:14

Spear Talk #85 – Lou Valoze & Jay Dobyns

For Spear Talk 85, we welcomed back two our most explosive guests, Lou Valoze (second appearance) and Jay Dobyns (second appearance) to talk to us further about their careers as undercover agents with the ATF. Lou’s first book “Storefront: An ATF Agent’s Life Undercover” is now out! Jay has two previous books (‘Catching Hell” and...

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Episode: 87
  Dec 02, 2021   00:40:38

Spear Talk #84 – Christy Salters Martin & Claudia King

For Spear Talk 84, we had the honor of welcoming back Christy Salters Martin and Claudia King back to the show for their second appearances! Christy is one of the greatest boxing champions of all time and only female boxer to grace the cover of Sports Illustrated! She is also the star of Untold: Deal...

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Episode: 83
  Nov 25, 2021   00:45:15

Spear Talk #83 – Deron McBee

For Spear Talk 83, we are bringing the mighty Deron Mcbee to the show! You will recognize Deron as “Malibu” from American Gladiators, “Motaro” from Mortal Kombat: Annhilation,  and his hilarious turn from an episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm! In our discussion, we talked about his career in law enforncement, how he created his iconic...

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Episode: 82
  Nov 18, 2021   00:53:54

Spear Talk #82 – Shihan Dana Abbott

For Spear talk 82, we welcomed Shihan Dana Abbott to the podcast! Dana holds a 7th degree black belt in Kenjutsu and a world class practioner of Tachi-Iai / Toyama Ryu Iai Batto Do (Japanese Swordsmanship)! Dana was elected into the Black Belt Hall of Fame (2004), Masters Hall of Fame (Budo Spirit Award), and...

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Episode: 81
  Nov 11, 2021   00:54:52

Spear Talk #81 – Jason Sautel

For Spear Talk 81, we welcomed Jason Sautel, who for 22 years served as a firghtfighter and paramedic, with much of his time with the Oakland Fire Department. Jason is also the author of “The Rescuer: One Firefighter’s Story of Courage, Darkness, and the Relentless Love That Saved Him” and host of the “Cancel This”...

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Episode: 78
  Nov 04, 2021   00:46:19

Spear Talk #80 – Lou Valoze

For Spear Talk 80, we welcomed retired ATF agent, of twenty-four years, Lou Valoze to the podcast! Lou has a new book called “Storefront Sting: An ATF Agent’s Life Undercover” coming out later this year! In our discussion, we covered his career in the ATF, operating between the blurred lines of “good” and “bad”, the...

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Episode: 79
  Oct 28, 2021   00:57:17

Spear Talk #78 – Tim Cappello (Halloween 2021 Special)

For Spear Talk  78, we welcomed mult-iinstrumentalist, Tim Cappello to the podcast! You will recognize Tim as the “shirtless saxophone player” in the iconic 80’s film, The Lost Boys, where he performed “I Still Believe”! Tim also has a new album out called Blood On The Reed.” In our discussion, we talked about the legacy...

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Episode: 77
  Oct 24, 2021   00:55:10

Spear Talk #77 – Lyle Blackburn & Josh W

For Spear Talk 77, we welcomed author, musician, and monster hunter, Lyle Blackburn and our good friend Josh W, to the show! Josh is an avid lover of all things cryptozoology as well as the co-host of the podcast Tap, Rack, and Cryptid which is part of the Spear Talk family! Lyle is the author...

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Episode: 76
  Oct 21, 2021   00:52:50

Spear Talk #76 – Ken Kirzinger (Halloween 2021 Special)

For Spear Talk 76, we welcomed actor and stuntman, Ken Kirzinger, to the podcast! Ken famously played “Jason Vorhees” in the film Freddy vs. Jason, and has also been a part of other horror movie film franchises Wrong Turn 2: Dead End (“Pa”) and Joy Rode 3: Roadkill (“Rusty Nail”). He is also a proud...

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Episode: 75
  Oct 17, 2021   00:43:26

Spear Talk #75 – Dr. Richard Gallagher (Halloween 2021 Special)

For episode 75, we had the hono rof welcoming Dr. Richard Gallagher to the show. Dr. Gallagher is a board certified psychiatrist, a professor at New York Medical (Psychiatry), a psychoanalyst (faculty) at Columbia Univeristy, and the author of Demonic Foes: My Twenty-Five Years as a Psychiatrist Investigating Possessions, Diabolic Attacks, and the Paranormal. Dr....

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Episode: 74
  Oct 14, 2021   00:48:47

Spear Talk #74 – Andrew Bryniarski (Halloween 2021 Special)

For Spear Talk 74, we welcomed actor and former bodybuilder, Andrew Bryniarski to the show! You will recognize Andrew from his portrayal of “Leatherface” in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (2003) and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006), as “Zangief” in Street Fighter (1994) and as “Steve Lattimer” in The Program! In our discussion,...

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Episode: 73
  Oct 10, 2021   01:08:23

Spear Talk #73 – Dacre Stoker (Halloween 2021 Special)

For episode 73, we welcomed author Dacre Stoker to the show! Dacre is the great-grandnephew of Irish author, Bram Stoker, who wrote the 1897 classic, Dracula. In 2018, Dacre co-authored (with J.D. Baker) Dracul, a prequel to Dracula. This episode is a part of our Halloween 2021 month long celebration! In our discussion, we covered...

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Episode: 72
  Oct 07, 2021   00:34:09

Spear Talk #72 – Thom Matthews (Halloween 2021 Special)

For Spear Talk 72, we welcomed horror movie stalwart Thom Matthews to the show! Thom is known for his roles of ‘Freddy” in The Return of the Living Dead, “Tommy Jarvis” in Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives, and “Joey” in Return of the Living Dead II. Thom is also a martial artist and...

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Episode: 71
  Sep 30, 2021   00:57:38

Spear Talk #71 – Kenn Scott

For episode 71, we welcomed actor, martial artist, and stunt man, Kenn Scott to the show. Kenn was the star in the martial arts cult classic Showdown, and he famously portayed, as actor and stuntman, “Raphael” in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film series. Kenn also has a brand new book out called, “Teenage Ninja...

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Episode: 70
  Sep 23, 2021   00:48:37

Spear Talk #70 – Morgan Lerette

For episode 70, we had the honor to spend time with Morgan Lerette, who is a former US Army officer and member of Blackwater (military contractor). Morgan is also the author of “Welcome to Blackwater: Mercenaries, Money, and Mayhem In Iraq.” This is a powerful episode considering the recent events in the MIddle East. In...

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Episode: 69
  Sep 16, 2021   00:56:42

Spear Talk #69 – Hakim Isler

For Spear Talk 69, we had the honor to talk with the “Black MacGuyver”, ninja survivalist, and Army combat veteran, Hakim Isler. Hakim has appeared on Naked & Afraid, Naked & Afaid XL, is a 5th degree black belt in To-Shin Do (Ninjitsu), accomplished author, and philanthropist. In our discussion, we talked how his upbringing...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 68
  Sep 09, 2021   00:48:09

Spear Talk #68 – Jack O’Halloran

For Spear Talk 68, we had the honor of having actor, author, and boxer, Jack O’Halloran on the show! Jack was a heavyweight boxing contender from 1966 – 1974, wherre he started his career 16-0 and eventually fought George Foreman. You will also recogize Jack as “Non” from Superman and Superman II, as well as...

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Episode: 69
  Sep 02, 2021   00:50:13

Spear Talk #67 – Patrick Kilpatrick

For Spear Talk 67, we had the honor to spend time with actor, Patrick Kilpatrick! You will recogize Patrick from his various roles in movies and television: ” The Sandman” in Death Warrant, “Knott” in Minority Report, “Mr. Bryles” in Class of 1999, and various appearances on hit shows such as CSI, NCIS: Los Angeles,...

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Episode: 68
  Aug 26, 2021   00:37:16

Spear Talk #66 – Nicole Apelian

For Spear Talk 66, we had the honor to speak with herbalist, biologist, anthropologist, author, and traditional skills instructor, Nicole Apelian! You may also recognize Nicole from two seasons of the hit television show, Alone (Season 2 and 5)! In our discussion we talked about her being diagnosed with MS and she was able to...

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Episode: 65
  Aug 19, 2021   01:08:01

Spear Talk #65 – Dan Palacios

For Spear Talk 65, we had the honor of speaking with Dan Palacios, the founder of Live Kinetically, or you may know him as the “the Concierge of Calorie Burn” or “the Duke of Demonstration”! At the onset of the pandemic, while I was looking for ways to stay fit and focused on  my health,...

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Episode: 67
  Aug 12, 2021   00:45:47

Spear Talk #64 – Marjean Holden

For Spear Talk 64, we welcomed actress, martial artist, stunt woman, and author, Marjean Holden to the show! You will recognize Marjean from her role as ‘Arina” from the Beastmaster TV show, as well roles in John Carpenter’s Vampires, Mortal Kombat: Annihilation as ‘Sheeva”, and one of the most underrated action films of the 90s,...

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Episode: 66
  Aug 05, 2021   00:37:47

Spear Talk #63 – William Sanderson

For Spear Talk 63, we had the distinct honor to welcome iconic character actor, US Army veteran, and author, William Sanderson to the show! You will recognize William from his roles in Lonesome Dove, Deadwood, Death Hunt, Blade Runner, The Rocketeer, True Blood, Newhart, and Wagon’s East! In our discussion, we talked about his new...

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Episode: 62
  Jul 29, 2021   00:42:35

Spear Talk #62 – Clint Emerson

For Spear Talk 62, we sat down with New York Times best-selling author, crisis management professional, and retired US Navy SEAL, Clint Emerson! Clint just released his new book, “100 Deadly Skills: A Navy SEAL’s Guide to Crushing Your Enemy, Fighting for Your Life, and Embracing Your Inner Badass”(Combat Edition), so he stopped by to...

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Episode: 61
  Jul 22, 2021   01:00:00

Spear Talk #61 – Ken Gerhard & Josh W

For episode 61, we welcomed leading cryptozoologist, Ken Gerhard, and my good friend Josh, who I served with in the United States Secret Service and is an avid gamer on Twitch under the moniker, LongDogsOfWar. Josh and I are into the idea of Bigfoot, so we thought this would be a fun talk to have...

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Episode: 60
  Jul 15, 2021   00:39:34

Spear Talk #60 – Doug Smith

For episode 60, we welcomed ice hockey enforcer, Doug Smith, to the podcast! Doug is the author of the book, “Goon: The True Story Of An unlikely Journey Into Minor League Hockey, which was turned into the film, “Goon” which starred Sean William Scott, in the title role. Doug has also been a police officer...

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Episode: 59
  Jul 08, 2021   00:54:52

Spear Talk #59 – Mike Stone

For Spear Talk 59, we welcomed the legendary Mike Stone to the podcast, where he shared some incredible stories of his martial arts background and philosophies that about life that will withstand the test of time! Mike has a 10th degree black belt in Shorin- Ryu karate, an U.S. Army veteran, and has been a...

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Episode: 58
  Jul 01, 2021   00:39:14

Spear Talk #58 – Shondo Blades

For Spear Talk 58, we had the distinct honor to spend time with Shondo Blades, who brought his fire and energy to the podcast. Shondo has a background in professional MMA, appeared in the show “The Quest” on ABC, and is considered a combat mogul, with  his various training philosophies and gear that  has impacted...

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Episode: 57
  Jun 24, 2021   00:30:56

Spear Talk #57 – Marc Mero

For Spear Talk 57, we had the honor to speak with former WWF / WCW professional wrestler, and current motivational speaker, Marc Mero! Growing up, I loved watching “Johnny B. Badd” in WCW and “Marvelous Marc Mero” in WWF, but it his his current work as a motivational speaker, that has blown me away! In...

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Episode: 56
  Jun 17, 2021   00:44:07

Spear Talk #56 – Jon Andersen

For Spear Talk 56, we had the honor of speaking with professional bodybuilder, strongman, and wrestler, Jon Andersen, who is one of the most motivational people we know! We cover his life  through each of the disciplines he excelled in as a professional and had many laughs! In our discussion we talk about wrestling in...

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Episode: 55
  Jun 10, 2021   01:05:15

Spear Talk #55 – Tony Blauer

For Spear Talk 55, we sat down with tactical and self-defense training guru, Tony Blauer! If you are not familiar with Tony or his training philosophies, then you should do yourself a favor and check him out on social media, or even attend one of his seminars, as there is a lot of necessary information...

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Episode: 54
  Jun 03, 2021   00:42:52

Spear Talk #54 – Michael Berryman

For Spear Talk 54, we had the luxury to spend time with the incredible Michael Berryman! Growing up, Michael was always one of the actors that really made every role of his unique and memorable, to include scene-stealing in One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, The Hills Have Eyes, Weird Science, and The Devil’s Rejects!...

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Episode: 53
  May 27, 2021   01:02:16

Spear Talk #53 – Rick Alan Ross & Dean Blundell

For Spear Talk 53, we had the privilege  to speak with cult expert and author Rick Alan Ross and podcast personality and founder of his own podcast network, Dean Blundell! This was a fascinating talk that covered all things cults. I had done an appearance on Dean’s own show where we tried to figure out...

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Episode: 52
  May 20, 2021   00:50:58

Spear Talk #52 – Michael Bailey Smith

For Spear Talk 52, we spoke with Army veteran and actor, Michael Bailey Smith! You will recognize Michael from his iconic pop culture roles in the Charmed TV series, as “Super Freddy” in Nightmare On Elm Street 5: The Dream Child, and the man behind the monsters in Monster Man and The Hills Have Eyes...

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Episode: 51
  May 13, 2021   00:48:45

Spear Talk #51 – Tim Jacobus

For Spear Talk #51, we sat down with childhood idle, and reason why i started to enjoy reading, Tim Jacobus! Tim is the iconic illustrator of the famed Goosebumps book series, whose book covers are works of pop culture art! In our dsicussion, we talked out his working relationship with R.L. Stine, his creative process...

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Episode: 50
  May 06, 2021   01:19:32

Spear Talk #50 – Mick Doge & Barry Kerch

For our 50th Spear Talk, we couldn’t have had a better episode for you than having both the legendary, “Barefoot Sensei”, Mick Dodge, and multi-platinum  selling rock drummer, Barry Kerch, from the band Shinedown, join us! We had a blast talking about the earth, being outside, and the need to thrive! Some of the topics...

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Episode: 49
  Apr 29, 2021   00:53:45

Spear Talk #49 – Forrest Lang

For Spear Talk 49, we had the honor to speak with Forrest Lang, a veteran, tattooist, author, orphan, and victim of abuse! While some of this talk is sometimes tough to hear, it is a necessary discussion for everyone to listen. While Forrest’s life has had its hardships and heartache, hearing Forrest talk about surviving...

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Episode: 48
  Apr 22, 2021   01:00:26

Spear Talk #48 – Donny Dust & Barry Kerch

For Spear Talk 48, we had the honor to host both “professional caveman” Donny Dust and Barry Kerch, drummer for platinum rock band Shinedown! This was a great talk about life, surviving, and everything in between! In our discussion, we covered Donny’s health scare prior to filming his episode of the television show “Alone”,  what...

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Episode: 47
  Apr 15, 2021   00:32:34

Spear Talk #47 – Adrian Paul

For Spear Talk 47, we had the honor to speak with Adrian Paul, the actor behind “Duncan Macleod” from the hit television show, Highlander! This was bucket list talk for us, as Adrian was responsible for my love of swords! In our discussion we covered his training and work on Highlander, the passing of the...

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Episode: 46
  Apr 08, 2021   00:56:48

Spear Talk #46 – EJ Snyder

For Spear Talk #46, we had the privilege to speak with decorated Army veteran, survivalist, and multi-time winner of the hit television show, Naked & Afraid on Discovery! This was a very enlightening conversation learning about his career and what it takes to survive! In our discussion, we covered his his 25 year military career,...

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Episode: 45
  Apr 01, 2021   00:53:48

Spear Talk #45 – Bob Hamer

For Spear Talk 45, we had the honor to speak with Marine Corp veteran, and 26-year FBI Agent, a majority spent undercover, Bob Hamer! Bob is also an accomplished author, speaker, and has worked as a technical advisor on Law & Order: SVU! In our discussion, we cover his undercover work with the FBI, to...

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Episode: 44
  Mar 25, 2021   00:48:32

Spear Talk #44 – Raoul Trujillo

For Spear Talk 44, we had the honor to speak with the incredible Raoul Trujillo who came by to talk about his career, to include his life in the U.S. Army, the importance of preserving the history of the indigenous peoples, and jumping into the world of Mayans M.C. as “Che ‘Taza’ Romero”! Fans of...

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Episode: 43
  Mar 18, 2021   00:45:16

Spear Talk # 43 – Matthias Hues

For Spear Talk 43, we sat down with the quintessential action movie villain,  Matthias Hues! If you grew up in the 80’s and 90’s, then Matthias most likely fought your hero as the main henchman! One of those iconic roles was in I Come In Peace, opposite Dolph Lungren. He has fought them all: Loren...

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Episode: 42
  Mar 11, 2021   00:35:10

Spear Talk #42 – Jason Piccolo

For Spear Talk 44, we had the honor to spend time with U.S. Army veteran, Jason Piccolo! On top of being a Army Captain, Jason was also a U.S. Border Patrol Agent, an author of two books, the host of The Protector’s Podcast, and has a doctorate in strategic security! Our discussion focused on burn...

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Episode: 41
  Mar 09, 2021   00:47:31

Spear Talk #41 – Thomas G. Waites

For Spear Talk 41, we sat down with Thomas G. Waites, whose roles as “Windows” in John Carpenter’s The Thing and as “Fox” in Walter Hill’s, “The Warriors” are part of pop culture lore! Thomas also own and operates a highly successful acting school in NYC! In our discussion, we talked about the mental and...

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Episode: 40
  Mar 04, 2021   00:49:24

Spear Talk #40 – Rick Hogg

For Spear Talk 40, we had the privilege to speak with one of the premier tactical instructors in the industry,  Rick Hogg, who is also the founder of War Hogg Tactical, Inc, based in North Carolina! Rick is 29-year United States Army Special Operation combat veteran, with 13 combat deployments between Iraq and Afghanistan, as...

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Episode: 39
  Feb 25, 2021   00:54:27

Spear Talk #39 – Sam J. Jones

For Spear Talk 39, we had the honor to talk with Sam J. Jones, who most will recognize as the iconic ‘Flash Gordon” from the 1980 cult film! But did you know that Sam was a United States Marine or has spent close to 20 years as an executive protection agent, working in Mexico? This...

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Episode: 38
  Feb 23, 2021   00:53:34

Spear Talk #38 – Marshall R. Teague

For Spear Talk 38, we had the honor to speak with actor, Marshall R. Teague. Marshall is known for his iconic villain character “Jimmy Reno” in Roadhouse and his work as “Ta’Lon” from Babylon 5, among other projects, however, did you know that Marshall is also an United States  Navy veteran, champion Kick-boxer, martial artist,...

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Episode: 37
  Feb 18, 2021   00:57:48

Spear Talk #37 – Robert Clotworthy

For Spear Talk 37, we had the pleasure of sitting down with the amazing, Robert Clotworthy. Most people will recognize Robert’s voice from the hit shows on History Channel which he narrates, The Curse Of Oak Island, Beyond Oak Island, and Ancient Aliens, as well as the voice of the iconic “Jim Raynor” from the...

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Episode: 36
  Feb 15, 2021   01:03:11

Spear Talk # 36 – Bob Wall

For Spear Talk 36, we had the distinct honor of sitting down with the legendary martial artist Bob Wall! You will recognize Mr. Wall as the main henchmen “O’Hara” in the iconic Bruce Lee film, Enter The Dragon! Mr. Wall has numerous black belts, to include Tang So Do (9th degree) and Kyokushin Budokai (8th...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 35
  Feb 11, 2021   00:44:22

Spear Talk #35 – Vernon Wells

For Spear Talk 35, we sat down with actor, Vernon Wells, who you will recognize from his memorable roles as “Bennett” from Commando, ‘Wez” from Mad Max 2, “Mr. Igoe” from Inner Space, and “Lord General” in Weird Science! Vernon was a blast to speak with as he shared some incredible stories! In our discussion,...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 34
  Feb 05, 2021   01:02:29

Spear Talk #34 – Jay Dobyns

For Spear Talk 24, I had the distinct pleasure of sitting down with retired Special Agent and veteran undercover operative with the United States Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, Jay Dobyns! Jay is also a motivational speaker, and a New York Times Best-Selling author! In this inspirational discussion, we covered it all: his...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 33
  Feb 02, 2021   00:35:01

Spear Talk #33 – Ryan Tate

For Spear Talk #33, we had the honor to speak with Ryan Tate, who is a former U.S. Marine and President of VETPAW (Veterans Empowered To Protect African Wildlife). This organization is unique in the fact that it deploys former and retired veterans to Africa, to help in the protection of wildlife, most of which...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 32
  Jan 28, 2021   00:42:34

Spear Talk #32 – Captain Sig Hansen

For Spear Talk 32, we were able to catch up with Captain Sig Hansen, who many of you will recognize from the hit television show on the Discovery Channel, Deadliest Catch! Cpt. Hansen is the captain of the  F/V Northwestern, one of the top crab fishing boats in the industry and a New York Times...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 31
  Jan 21, 2021   00:52:10

Spear Talk #31 – James C. Burns

For Spear Talk #31, we had to honor to talk with James C. Burns, who voiced and portrayed the iconic “Frank Woods” from the acclaimed Black Ops I, Black Ops II, and Black Ops IV games in the Call of Duty series! James is one of a kind individual who shared some amazing stories! We...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 30
  Jan 14, 2021   00:51:30

Spear Talk #30 – Chris Casamassa

For Spear Talk #30, we finally got to speak with our friend, actor, motivator, and martial artist, Chris Casamassa! You will know Chris from his role as one of the most iconic video game characters, “Scorpion”, from the Mortal Kombat series, in the movie and television show! Chris is also a 9th degree black belt...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 29
  Jan 07, 2021   00:54:56

Spear Talk #29 – Erik Stolhanske

We are fortunate to kick off 2021 with Erik Stolhanske for Spear Talk #29! Erik is a great friend, so it was great to finally have him sit down with us! We all know and love Erik through some of his hilarious characters in Beer Fest, Club Dread, and his role as ‘Rabbit” from Super...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 28
  Dec 29, 2020   01:29:28

Spear Talk #28 – Eric Bass & Dr. Steven Greer

For Spear Talk #28, we had the honor of having Eric Bass (bass player, Shinedown) and Dr. Steven Greer (UFologist, Founder of The Disclosure Project). Last Summer, Dr. Greer came out to a Shinedown show to meet the band, and talk about his work, as both Eric and Barry (Kerch) were familiar with his various...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 27
  Dec 15, 2020   01:01:11

Spear Talk #27 – Barry Kerch & Keith Cooke

Our 27th talk brought together two previous guests: Barry Kerch, who is the drummer for platinum selling rock band, Shinedown, and Keith Cooke, who is a five-time World martial arts grand champion, member of the Black Belt Hall of Fame, and actor! You would be familiar with Keith’s role as “Reptile” in the Mortal Kombat...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 26
  Dec 08, 2020   01:00:29

Spear Talk #26 – Michael Kroeger & Patrick Miletich

For our 26th talk, we had a blast with Michael Kroeger (Nickelback, bass player) and Patrick Miletich (UFC Hall of Fame, First UFC Welterweight Champion)! We found lots of common ground between the music industry and MMA world, and dug in deep for a fun, thought-provoking conversation. We spent the hour covering it all: fitness,...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 25
  Dec 01, 2020   01:01:31

Spear Talk #25 – Barry Kerch & Lt John Nores [Ret]

For our 25th talk, we had the honor of welcoming back Lt. John Nores, who is a retired California game warden, and first time guest Barry Kerch, who is the drummer for platinum selling rock band, Shinedown. This was an incredible discussion that covered a wide range of topics. We broke down the importance of...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 24
  Nov 26, 2020   01:06:04

Spear Talk #24 – Marcus Torgerson & Jason Johnson

For Spear Talk #24, we once again sat down with Marcus Torgerson (Krav Maga expert and leader in club security), and also brought along first time guest, Jason Johnson (World renown knife thrower and edged weapons expert) for an explosive discussion that covered everything that is going on in the world today! We touched on...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 28
  Nov 19, 2020   00:47:06

Spear Talk #23 – James DeMeo

It was an honor to speak with James DeMeo for our 23rd Spear Talk! James has over 27 years in the security industry and is considered a subject matter expert in event security by several leading international and domestic magazines; Security Magazine, Security Management Magazine, and Pan Stadia! We covered a wide range of topics,...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 22
  Nov 12, 2020   00:52:53

Spear Talk #22 – Steve Carlson

For our latest talk, we were fortunate to welcome our friend, Steve Carlson to the show! You SHOULD recognize Steve as one of the “Hanson Brothers” from the iconic sports film, Slaphot! This was a lot of fun! We went on a deep dive with Steve and covered everything from his hockey career and playing...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 21
  Nov 05, 2020   00:34:32

Spear Talk #21 – Jason Kuhl

For our 21st talk, I had the honor to speak with Jason Kuhl. Jason is a leader in the security industry, and one of my favorite people to see at a festival or cross paths backstage at a show! At the onset of Covid, Jason was one of the people that I was privileged to...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 20
  Oct 29, 2020   01:03:47

Spear Talk #20 – Andrea Crosta

For our 20th talk, we had the honor of doing a deep dive into the world of animal conservation and the trafficking of animals with our friend, Andrea Crosta! Andrea is the executive Director of Earth League International and the creator of Wildleaks! You can see his team work in two documentaries: The Ivory Game...

Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 18
  Oct 15, 2020   00:39:03

Spear Talk #18 – Claudia King

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Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 15
  Oct 03, 2020   00:49:37

Spear Talk #15 – Patrick Miletich

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Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 13
  Oct 03, 2020   00:32:33

Spear Talk #13 – Joey Beltran

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Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 12
  Oct 03, 2020   00:54:29

Spear Talk #12 – Richard Norton

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Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 17
  Oct 03, 2020   00:44:33

Spear Talk #17 – Ray Sefo

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Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 4
  Oct 03, 2020   00:23:33

Spear Talk #4 – Jon Spillman

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Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 8
  Oct 03, 2020   01:02:15

Spear Talk #8 – Marcus Torgerson

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Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 3
  Oct 03, 2020   00:25:54

Spear Talk #3 – Dr. Lois Lee

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Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 7
  Oct 03, 2020   01:04:16

Spear Talk #7 – Olivier Gruner

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Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 2
  Oct 03, 2020   00:24:42

Spear Talk #2 – Christy (Martin) Salters

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Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 14
  Oct 03, 2020   01:10:28

Spear Talk #14 – Loren Avedon

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Spear Talk Podcast
Episode: 6
  Oct 03, 2020   00:57:46

Spear Talk #6 – Kathy Long

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