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.Read More
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.Read More
Terra Christina Mason is a Model, Tarot Card reader and was once a Juggalo Wrestler. She also is a YouTube following for her diving videos and her Mermaid act. I hope you enjoy this intense interview as much as I did.Read More
Kandise Crocket is an ICU Nurse and a Foster Parent. We discuss the joys and the difficulty of being a foster parent and why it's an essential role in society.Read More
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.Read More
Kristen Billyer owns the store, 29 Olives, right on the historic St. George Street in St. Augustine, FL. We talk about the process of starting a business, her eclectic career, and how an ovarian tumor changed her life.Read More
Rose Allen is a beloved and well-known hair stylist in Jacksonville, FL. We talk over a few, ok a lot of, glasses of wine about her fierce independence, her former life as a stripper and how nearly dying saved her life. Join us for a deep and emotional episode on it’s important to listen to another person’s story.Read More
Sailor Cher is a Tattoo Artist and owner of Sailor Cher's Tattoo and Body Piercing, which she owns and operates with her five daughters. We talk about her affinity for tattoos, family and her career in the Navy. She is also a great story on how a Saudi Prince nearly kidnapped her.Read More
Ken Parker is a former Ku Klux Klan member and white supremacist. We talk about what led him to become a member of a racist/xenophobic group and the events and people which led him to become reformed.
He has also been featured in the Netflix documentary White Right: Meeting the Enemy.Read More
Andrew (alias) is a police officer, a Soldier in the Army and an Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician (Bomb Squad). We talk about his tour overseas, life as a police officer, and performing in shooting competitions.Read More
Christine is a small business owner, a mother who homeschooled her children and her mother was best friends with Dictator Manuel Noriega. We talk about parenting, Jacksonville Beach and being right on the political spectrum.Read More
Kat (her alias) owns and operates a discreet fetish club in Florida. She's also a dominatrix, a former law enforcement officer and an excellent cook. We also share the story on how we met 18 years ago when I was in middle school.
Check out the companion article titled, “Like an Anal Plug with a Fox Tail Hanging from its End.”Read More
Jenna Horner is a painter and a yoga instructor, whose beautiful outdoor murals are becoming prominent in Gainesville, FL. We talk about what it takes to become an artist, working to make your dreams come true and of course, yoga.
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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.Read More
George Ward is an interesting and an eclectic man who is an artist, firefighter and treasure hunter. A great episode in which we discuss the hardships of being a first responder, feminism and the fun side of Reddit.
Check out his podcast: Shh The Secret Podcast
His website: 12treasures.com
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Marissa Artman is a Speech Therapist who specializes in pediatrics, accent modification and executive functioning. We talk about the stigmas of having a speech disorder, the broad field of Speech Therapy, and the growing issue of therapist being marginalized with pay and work.Read More
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.Read More
Nudism, piercings and a life well lived; Reverend Ken is truly an interesting man. We talk about the nudist/naturist culture, Fantasyfest, loving your body; and growing as a person.Read More
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.Read More