Producer and music artist, Moe Rock, is the founder of one of the most influential hip-hop websites – NowHipHop.com. Moe chats to Mark Bland about his journey, the hip-hop game and who they think is really hot at the moment.
The lunatics have taken over the asylum again and this time around Sam Richardson, a pro-wrestler from St Louis, who joins in on all the fun. Sam and Mark Bland go back a few years and Sam explains his love of comics and all things geeky, as well as his involvement in pro-wrestling and beginnings to his career.
St Louis filmmaker and documentarian, Jim Dreyer, joins the show to discuss some recent documentaries. Jim produced an award-winning film on the rise and fall of Ozark Airlines, a Mid-western airline that was eventually purchased by TWA 20+ years ago. Jim is currently producing and directing a new film about the sport of Disc Golf called ‘Game of Throws’.
Mark Bland talks about a situation he encountered where a kid went into a shop to buy smokes for his father who remained in the car. The cashier denied the request due to current laws, this led Mark to reminisce about his childhood, where he would buy smokes for his father, but never actually smoked any himself. He is joined by popular US radio personality – Josh Gilbert.
Mark sits down with videogame professional and legend, Triforce Johnson, to discuss his career in gaming. Together they delve into stereotypes and explore some of the games Triforce loves and hates. Then, something that is on everyone’s minds is mass shootings. Fresh off the San Bernardino shooting, the team talks about the value of guns in America and why violence runs so deep.
Mark welcomes Fox News contributor and outspoken conservatist, Richard Grenell. Grenell was a member of the Mitt Romney campaign in 2012 and has had an illustrious political career. Mark recently started a war of words on Twitter when he called Richard out for his views on the Paris attacks. The two men discuss Obama, Muslims, Paris and everything in between.
Andy Echele joins Mark Bland again to discuss the Paris attacks, its implications and everything surrounding it. Should we fear ISIS? Is Obama to blame for any of it? This leads to a focus on the Syrian refugees who seem to be a focal point of the hate at this point. Mark and Andy discuss if there is a need for the refugees in the USA… and lots more as usual.
The University of Missouri is up in arms because the students feel their complaints about racial issues are not being taken seriously. This has thrust the university into the spotlight and many are divided on the issue.
Shane Presley of the Rock Paper Podcasts decides to sit in with Mark Blank and Producer Bobby to talk about his love of podcasting and the formation of his show.
A female student in South Carolina was asked to leave the classroom by a school security officer, when she refused, the officer took measures into his own hands…