“We’re Built for Winter”- A Resolve to Overcome CTE, Sexual Abuse, and Suicide

Garrick Clig is a personal trainer and a former football player for the University of Maryland. In this eye-opening and profound episode, Garrick bravely talks about suffering from CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy), being suicidal, masculinity and having the resolve and courage to overcome tragedy. But, it’s in the last 15 minutes where Garrick heroically tells his story of being sexual abuse as a child and how he overcame it.

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He is a Punk Rock-Surfboard Building-Army Vet Kinda Guy

Sean Piper is an Army Vet with two tours underneath his belt, bass guitarist in the punk rock band Concrete Criminal, and he owns the custom surfboard shop called Ghetto Surfboards. Great episode as we go deep into discussing war, censorship and fun times from living Savannah, GA.

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A Walk on the Odd and Macabre Side

Wolfgang Von Mertz, or just Wolf, owns Wolf's Mystery Museum in St. Augustine, FL. He and his wife collect artifacts, art and oddities from around the world specializing in the strange and macabre. They have African artifacts, Dr. Kevorkian's art, and personal letters to Wolf from Charles Manson, and a bedroom dedicated to Lizzie Borden, among other things. We discuss his unusual hobby, his former career as an Air Force Officer and a Lawyer, and his love for animals, especially his pet chicken named Irma.

His museum has been featured in many documentaries and in an independent film titled, "The Laughing Mask."

Check out A Taboo Life's and Wolf's Museum of Mystery Instagram account to see photos of his collections.

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Food Trucks, Charity and Card Tricks for Bill Murray

Evan Werthman is the owner of Joyshtick Food Truck. He recently fundraised money for the workers of Chicago Pizza, who were affected by the mass shooting at the Madden Tournament in Jacksonville, FL. We also discuss starting and operating a food truck, entrepreneurship and an affinity for card tricks.

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“I Thought You Were a Woman”

Faith G. Taylor is a transgender woman who is also a well-known drag-queen in Jacksonville, FL. We talk about the life of a transgender person, black market plastic surgery and the difference between ignorance and stupidity. We also share the funny story on how we met.

She can be found on Instagram at Faithgtaylor and Facebook at Faith G. Taylor.

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Redefining a Gentleman

Trae McAbee is a truly accomplished man. He was a Certified Public Accountant, Coach for the Special Olympics and a Secret Service agent. Trae opens up about his life and his hardships as we talk in depth about masculinity, hardships and the tragedy of divorce. He also started a company called the Standard Gentleman which you can visit at www.standardgentlemen.com.

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