Skillset Live

Skillset Live

Weekly radio show hosted by the editors of Skillset Magazine. Each episode Jason Swarr and Ben Tirpak interview celebrities, athletes, industry leaders, military and law enforcement heroes and on occasion, give a tongue and cheek breakdown of our current social climate in America.... Show More

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This week we sit down with two of the the world's most respected bad asses, Clint Emerson from 100 Deadly Skills and world renown Krav Maga expert, Marcus Torgerson. This epic BS session covers post pandemic life, what America will look like in the coming months and a sneak peak into the next edition of 100 deadly skills.  

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This week we get the honor of interviewing Dan Caldwell, who is the co-founder of the famous MMA clothing brand, Tapout. We get insights on the hustle and grind it took to go from selling t-shirts out of the back of his car to eventually building a 200 million dollar mega apparel business. Plus, we dive into his new venture, GripKnife and his entrepreneurial podcast, Pretty and Punk. Let's do this! 

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She back and defying all the rules! This week we welcome our favorite Skillset political reporter, Daisy back into the studio to catch up on all the madness that's happened in the last 2 months. From protesting advice to murder hornets, we cover it all!

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Back by popular demand! The Skillset crew weighs in on who they are teaming up with to make the ultimate Coronavirus Apocalypse survival squad! Who makes the cut and who gets the chop?! Tune in and find out!

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We're back! Well, sorta...Ben and Jason are still social distancing, but we are getting things done! This week we dive down the rabbit hole of COVID-19 conspiracy theories. Which one holds weight and which one is total political BS? Tune in and find out! 

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This week we squeeze one more podcast in before we all get quarantined for the stupid Coronavirus. The boys said they found an expert in infectious diseases.....but in the world where you can buy a college degree on Ebay, we are pretty sure someone was pulling the Charmin over their eyes.

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This week we venture to deep Texas with Colion Noir as we spend a few days doing what real men do....driving tanks and blowing sh*t up. So gather around as we give you solid round up of our time at DriveTanks.com. 

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This week we welcome MMA pioneer, Shannon "The Cannon" Ritch into the Skillset studios! From his 200+ MMA fights to his Pro Wrestling career to his time as a Blackwater contractor in Iraq, Mr. Ritch is the real "Most Interesting Man In The World".

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Its our favorite time of the month where we get political! Join us for another installment of Daisy News Network as she spits the straight truth on what's happening in the good ol' U-S of A!

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February 17, 2020 70 min

This week we pretty much throw common decency out the window as the Skillset crew gives their hilarious rendition of "America's Favorite Quiz Show". Even though they have a combined IQ of 69, Brady Miller, Jason Burton and Skillset Ben duke it out for the coveted title of Skillet's Idiot Jeopardy Champion! 

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This week we are honored to have Clint and Heidi Smith from Thunder Ranch in the Skillset studio! They have built one of the most respected firearms training companies in the world and now we get to share their history and philosophies with the Skillsetfam! 

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The Queen of low budget action is back and this time it's personal! Join Gina Marie and the Skillset crew as they dive deep into one of the worst action movies ever to grace the bottom shelf of the video store. If you like incredibly bad shoot outs, horrible dialogue and tons of sexual harassment, then this film is for you!

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This week we are honored to sit down with combat veteran and documentary filmmaker, Jonathan Hancock as we dive deep into his trek across the United States to help him combat his personal demons of war.

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Join us this week as we welcome all star vetrepreneur and Issue 13 cover story, Vince "Rocco" Vargas to the Skillset studios! 

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This week we welcome back Sheriff Mark Lamb and Chief Deputy Matt Thomas to the Skillset studios in a great conversation about the stresses LEO's endure on a daily basis. We talk about PTSD, mental health, virtual reality training and even cover the 2A battle in Virginia. 

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Tired of the filtered, bias BS you find on the news these days? Do you want the real truth? Well, good news...because our good friend Daisy The Cleaning Lady has finally escaped Komiefornia and now she's going to give you the straight facts! 

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Join the Skillset crew as they wrap up all the headlines from 2019 and then give you "solid" predictions on what's happening in 2020. Will Trump get re-elected? Where will the next devastating natural disaster hit? Will vinyl jumpsuits make a comeback? All this and more!

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December 16, 2019 61 min

Yes I know...as magazine editors, this is not a conversation we want to have, but its a conversation we need to have! Do you think the physical forms of media are dying on the vine and if so, can the next generation bring it back to life? What can we do to prevent this medium from going extinct? Listen in and give us your thoughts!

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In this episode, Skillset Consiglierei, Gina Marie introduces us to a new monthly action flick review segment called: Missing The Action. If you like bullets, bombs and babes...then you will love our first film choice, Hard Ticket To Hawaii! 

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This week join Jason and Ben as they head back to "America's Dong" and talk about some of the wild and crazy news stories coming out of sunny Florida!

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