Alan Bell is former organized crime prosecutor who almost died from an environmentally linked illness. He now devotes his life to raising awareness about environmental injury through public speaking and his book, POISONED: How a Crime-Busting Prosecutor Turned His Medical Mystery into a Crusade for Environmental Victims.
John Kiriakou was CIA analyst and case officer, senior investigator for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, counter-terrorism consultant for ABC News, CIA anti-torture whistleblower, ReaderSupportedNews.org columnist and best-selling author whose work includes The Reluctant Spy: My Secret Life in the CIA's War on Terror, The Convenient Terrorist: Abu Zubaydah and the Weird Wonderland of America's Secret Wars, and Doing Time Like a Spy: How the CIA Taught Me to Survive and Thrive in Prison.
Peter Van Buren is a whistleblower, former United States Foreign Service employee, spent 24 years with the U.S. Department of State, author of Ghosts of Tom Joad: A Story of the 99 Percent, We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People, and his most recent book Hooper’s War, an anti-war novel.
Since leaving the government, Van Buren’s commentary has been featured in The New York Times, Reuters, Salon, NPR, Al Jazeera, Huffington Post, The Nation, TomDispatch, Antiwar.com, American Conservative Magazine, Mother Jones, MichaelMoore.com, Le Monde, Asia Times, The Guardian, Daily Kos, XpatNation, Middle East Online, Guernica and others. He has appeared on the BBC World Service, NPR’s All Things Considered and Fresh Air, CurrentTV, HuffPo Live, RT, ITV, Britain’s Channel 4 Viewpoint, CCTV, Voice of America, and more.
Fights With Friends is The Ripple Effect Podcast version of a Fight Companion podcast, made popular by Joe Rogan. Which is when we stream LIVE during MMA events, hang out, drink, laugh and talk about everything and anything. On this episode we stream LIVE for UFC 211 on Pay-Per-View. Make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel or follow us on Facebook & Twitter to find out when we will be streaming live for our next Fights With Friends.
Andrea Lowell is a model, actress, personal fitness trainer & certified raw nutritionist. She co-hosts the Mr. Skin podcast and hosted the Playboy morning show and a variety of other Playboy TV programs. She also appeared on VH1's The Surreal Life, and many podcasts including Joey CoCo Diaz's podcast, The Church Of Whats Happening Now.
We talk about nutrition, alternative medicine, the pharmaceutical industry, Monsanto, genetically modified foods, conspiracy theories, spirituality & much more.
Massimo Mazzucco is an Italian historian & filmmaker who's work includes two of my favorite & important documentaries, CANCER: The Forbidden Cures and 9/11 A New Pearl Harbor, which is a 5 hour film dissecting the official 9/11 story and showing the historical parallels between the events on September 11 and Pearl Harbor.
His other work includes The New American Century, The Second Dallas, UFOs And The Military Elite, The History of Marijuana and his new documentary film AMERICAN MOON, which questions the Apollo moon missions & authenticity of NASA's photos & videos of the moon landing.
CJ Hunt is an author, motocross racer, journalist, researcher & filmmaker of the worlds 1st paleo documentary, The Perfect Human Diet. In the film, he travels to world to talk to the brightest historians, anthropologists, nutritionists, dietitians and other authors & researchers, in search for the perfect human diet.
With so many conflicting opinions, research & corporate interests influencing science, research and recommended diets, a film like this is necessary to finally figure out what humans should be eating & what is causing the obesity health crisis & other increasing health issues.
Fights With Friends is The Ripple Effect Podcast version of The Fight Companion podcast, made popular by Joe Rogan. Which is when we stream LIVE during MMA events, hang out, drink, laugh and talk about everything and anything. On this episode we stream LIVE for UFC 210 on Pay-Per-View. Make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel or follow us on Facebook or Twitter to find out when we will be streaming live for our next Fights With Friends.
Kent Masterson Brown is an attorney, historian, author of books like Cushing of Gettysburg: The Story of a Union Artillery Commander, editor of the national magazine 'The Civil War' & founder of the documentary film production company Witnessing History, who's work includes Daniel Boone - The Revolutionary Soldier and Bourbon & Kentucky: A History Distilled, the film that brings together two of my favorite things, which is what we talk about on this episode, whiskey & history.