#0564: Rod Pyle; Ann Charles; & Ernie Smith


NASA expert, Rod Pyle, author of First on the Moon: The Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Experience & Space 2.0: How Private Spaceflight, a Resurgent NASA, and International Partners are Creating a New Space Age, talks about the SpaceX launch that put American astronauts into space from American soil for the first time in nine years.

Mystery writer, Ann Charles, who has released the 11th novel in her Deadwood series called Devil Days in Deadwood.

Ernie Smith, founder of Tedium, with the history of all-you-can-eat buffets.

This week’s opening slate is presented by broadcaster, podcaster, radio consultant, voice specialist, and all around nice guy Matt Cundill. His company is Sound Off Media. Check out his podcast, The Sound Off Podcast.

 

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#0541: The Year-end “Best Of The Stuph File Program” Show

Featuring some of the great guests of 2019 in this “Best-Of” year ender Stuph File Program


Demond Wilson best known as Lamont on Sanford & Son talks about his life and career. (First heard on Stuph File Program #0490)

Marty Vargas, author of A Place for You by Marty Vargas: How I Found My Homeless Mom and How it Changed My Life, shares the story of the search for his homeless birth mother, who was on the streets for over 20 years. (First heard on Stuph File Program #0494)

Astronaut Terry Virts, author of View From Above: An Astronaut Photographs the World. (Patreon subscribers can listen to a Patreon Reward Extra with bonus interview content with Terry Virts). (First heard on Stuph File Program #0495)

Claus Böbel is a fourth generation butcher in Germany who just opened theBöbel Bratwurst Bed & Breakfast, an all bratwurst themed hotel. (First heard on Stuph File Program #0497)

We remember Broadway legend Carol Channing, who passed away last week at the age of 97 with part of an interview we did back in 2002.  She was also the author of Just Lucky I Guess: A Memoir of Sorts. (Patreon subscribers can listen to a Patreon Reward Extra with bonus interview content with Carol Channing). (First heard on Stuph File Program #0492)

We remember actor Kristoff St. John, from The Young & The Restless, who passed away at the young age of 52 with part of an interview we did back in 2004. (Patreon subscribers can listen to a Patreon Reward Extra with bonus interview content with Kristoff St. John). (First heard on Stuph File Program #0495)

We remember soap star Jed Allan, who passed away at the age of 84.  He starred in many daytime soaps, including Days Of Our Lives, Santa Barbara, General Hospital, Love Of Life, Secret Storm and more.  Plus he was Ian Ziering’s TV Dad on Beverly Hills, 90210.  He also wrote a memoir called Please, Spell the Name Right. (Patreon subscribers can listen to a Patreon Reward Extra with bonus interview content with Jed Allan). (First heard on Stuph File Program #0500)

We remember host, actress and comic, Suzanne Whang, who passed away at the age of 56.  She was the host of HGTV‘s House Hunters, one of the stars of NBC‘s Las Vegas and an extremely funny standup comic. (You can also hear another previous interview with Suzanne as she talks about her cancer from Stuph File Program #0345). (First heard on Stuph File Program #528)

We remember the effervescent comedy genius that was Rip Taylor, who died at the age of 88, with a conversation from 2004. (First heard on Stuph File Program #530)

Joe Nicchi, who owns two ice cream trucks in L.A. He doesn’t take too kindly to “influencers” trying to get stuff from him for free. That’s why he put up a sign saying they had to pay double. (First heard on Stuph File Program #0518)

Colin McIntosh is the founder of a sustainable bed linen company, whose products are made from eucalyptus, called Sheets & Giggles. (First heard on Stuph File Program #0525)

Legendary journalist, Ivor Davis, author of Manson Exposed: A Reporter’s 50-Year Journey into Madness and Murder, who on that day back in 1969, was at the Tate LA Bianca murder scene before noon, surrounded by the Los Angeles and foreign press. He followed the case intently and interviewed Manson Family members, and ex-members, gathering an intricate picture of the cult and its charismatic leader, Charles Manson. (First heard on Stuph File Program #0521)

This week’s opening slate is presented by Thom Bowers, voice artist, musician & podcaster. You can hear him as one of the participants each week on The Spoon and he also is the producer and host of Superenthusiast Radio.

 

 

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#0537: Rod Pyle; Angela Crocker; & Brad Schreiber


NASA expert, Rod Pyle, author of First on the Moon: The Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Experience, looks back on the space race and why the Soviets abandoned their goal of reaching the Moon after the Americans got there first.

Angela Crocker, author of Digital Life Skills for Youth: A Guide for Parents, Guardians, and Educators.

Brad Schreiber, author of Music is Power: Popular Songs, Social Justice, and the Will to Change.

This week’s opening slate is presented by Michael Kukura an old college friend and later a TV station colleague.

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#0513: Brad Presser; & Rod Pyle

Featuring former punk rocker Bram Presser, author of The Book of Dirt; & NASA expert, Rod Pyle


Former punk rocker, Bram Presser, is the author of The Book of Dirt, which shares the story of his grandparents’ Holocaust roots.

NASA expert, Rod Pyle, author of First on the Moon: The Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Experience on NASA’s new plans for commercial business.

This week’s opening slate is presented by actor & broadcaster, Doug Price. He also has his Doug Price On Life audio vignettes.

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#0499: Andrew Fazekas; David Allensworth; & Edward “Torchy” Smith

Featuring science writer, Andrew Fazekas, “The Night Sky Guy”; David Allensworth, writer/director of the horror film Soul To Keep; & Edward “Torchy” Smith, author of Shooting the Breeze with Baby Boomer Stars!: Surprising Celebrity Conversations for the Retro Generation


Science writer, Andrew Fazekas, The Night Sky Guy, talks about Canada’s upcoming project with NASA to help build and operate the Lunar Orbiting Platform-Gateway.

David Allensworth, the writer & director of the film Soul To Keep, a horror flick with a few twists.

Edward “Torchy” Smith, the author of Shooting the Breeze with Baby Boomer Stars!: Surprising Celebrity Conversations for the Retro Generation

This week’s opening slate is presented by John Mouw, manager for media services & classroom technology & chief engineer at WLSL-LP 92.7 Dade City, FL, Saint Leo University Radio, one of the many stations you can find The Stuph File Program on weekly. This show airs there at 8pm on Fridays.

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#0495: Kristoff St. John; Terry Virts; & Douglas Bevans & Alaya Boisvert

Featuring actor Kristoff St. John; astronaut Terry Virts, author of View From Above: An Astronaut Photographs the World; & Douglas Bevans & Alaya Boisvert, co-hosts of the podcast, Adventures In Co-Parenting


We remember actor Kristoff St. John, from The Young & The Restless, who passed away last week at the young age of 52 with part of an interview we did back in 2004. (Patreon subscribers can listen to a Patreon Reward Extra with bonus interview content with Kristoff St. John).

Astronaut Terry Virts, author of View From Above: An Astronaut Photographs the World. (Patreon subscribers can listen to a Patreon Reward Extra with bonus interview content with Terry Virts).

Douglas Bevans & Alaya Boisvert, co-hosts of the podcast Adventures In Co-Parenting

This week’s opening slate is presented by relationship coach, Frank Kermit.

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#0493: Rod Pyle; Michael Peres; & Stuart Nulman


NASA expert, Rod Pyle, author of Space 2.0: How Private Spaceflight, a Resurgent NASA, and International Partners are Creating a New Space Age, which takes a look at where space exploration is heading in the next two decades.

Web developer and serial tech entrepreneur, Michael Peres, on his new web-series called Travelpreneurs: Breaking The 9 To 5.  You can also find him on Instagram as @mike.514.

Stuart Nulman with another edition of Book Banter. This week’s reviewed title is Game by Joan Sullivan (Breakwater Books, $19.95).  You can also read Stuart’s reviews in The Montreal Times.

Also mentioned on the show was the Astronomers Without Borders two hour special I co-hosted with science writer Andrew Fazekas called Watch the Moon Turn Red: A Total Lunar Eclipse. It was streamed live on Sunday, January 20th, the night of the Lunar Eclipse, but you can still watch it on YouTube.

This week’s opening slate is presented Geeta Nadkarni, a former media personality turned business coach, helping people monetize their purpose. She helps entrepreneurs position themselves at a premium and then use uncommon PR techniques to influence buyers around the world. You can reach her on Instagram as @lifewithgeeta.

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#0394: Rocket scientist, Olympia LePoint; sports expert, Tony Cutillo; & author Spunk Burke

Featuring Olympia LePoint, author of Mathaphobia; sports expert Tony Cutillo; and job specialist, Spunk Burke

Olympia LePoint, a former rocket scientist for Boeing and NASA, now a college math professor and motivational speaker.  She is also the author of Mathaphobia: How You Can Overcome Your Math Fears and Become a Rocket Scientist.  (Patreon subscribers can listen to more of Olympia in a special double dose Stuph File Program reward available to patrons of the show).

Sports expert Tony Cutillo returns to discuss the proposed changes Major League Baseball wants to make to the grand old game.

Spunk Burke, author of The GIG Solution, talks about the under employed Baby Boomers and how they can find new ways to work in this competitive employment environment.

This week’s opening guest slate is presented by Sherley Joseph, co-host & producer of The Kackle on CKVL Montreal 100.1 FM.

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#0393: Author Glenn Frankel; science writer, Andrew Fazekas; Tedium founder, Ernie Smith

Featuring Glenn Frankel, author of High Noon; science writer, Andrew Fazekas; and Tedium‘s Ernie Smith

Glenn Frankel, author of High Noon: The Hollywood Blacklist and the Making of an American Classic.

Science writer, Andrew Fazekas, author of Star Trek The Official Guide to Our Universe: The True Science Behind the Starship Voyages, discusses the recent discovery by NASA of seven new planets.

Ernie Smith, founder of Tedium, on the history of home delivery.

This week’s opening guest slate is presented by Bill DeFilice, a broadcast engineer, who shares his knowledge on how anyone can start their own legal, license-free low power radio station under FCC Part 15 regulations.  He also the author of the free e-book entitled Part 15 Broadcasting.

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#0389: NASA expert Rod Pyle; beer yoga teacher Mikki Trowbridge: & Book Banter’s Stuart Nulman

Remembering the disaster of the Apollo One fire; learning about beer yoga; & the latest Book Banter

NASA expert Rod Pyle, author of Amazing Stories of the Space Age, looks back at the tragedy that was the Apollo One launch pad fire of 50 years ago, killing astronauts, Gus Grissom, Ed White and Roger Chaffee.

(You can also check out the recent story by Kaleigh Rogers, whose grandfather, Henry Rogers, was working as a NASA quality control inspector on that fateful day. The story was originally posted on the Motherboard page which is one of the Vice channels online).

Mikki Trowbridge has been doing something a little different when it comes to teaching yoga. She has classes that take place at a brewery called Beer Yoga.

Stuart Nulman is in with another edition of Book Banter. This week we turn the pages on Settle for More written by Megyn Kelly, (Harper, $36.99).  You can also read Stuart’s reviews in The Montreal Times.

This week’s opening slate is presented by Bart King, author of the Disney novel, The Drake Equation

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