Sharon Schmidt, L.M., C.P.M., is a midwife who operates the Fruitful Vine Midwifery Service in Jacksonville, FL. In this episode, we discuss the profession of being a midwife, its history and the benefits of having a home birth. We also discuss Sharon's growing passion for genealogy research and why recording peoples stories for austerity is important in today's world.Read More
Malcolm "Mackie" Lamar Kendrick is a retired police officer from Savannah, GA. In an in-depth and eye-opening discussion we talk about police corruption, racism, politics, the heavy burden of being a police officer and how law enforcement has become more dangerous to work. We also talk about his undying love for his wife, his devotion to his disabled daughter and his love for Cher.Read More
Jason (his alias) is a gay/bi porn star, a prostitute and also has a regular job helping people. We talk about the common misconceptions about the porn industry, his business as a gigolo, the issues of living a double life, and how he spends time with his boyfriend and the charity he supports. Try to find him on Tom "Ropes" McGurk.Read More
Jordan Borstelmann is a blacksmith who owns Crooked Path Forge outside of Gainesville, FL. We talk about the life of a blacksmith, the process of creating sweet works of art and the ancient myths of being a blacksmith. We also share some bad dating stories, working minimum wage jobs. living in the woods and overcoming bad mistakes.Read More
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