The Best Storyteller In Texas Podcast

The Best Storyteller In Texas Podcast

Host Kent Hance shares insightful, educational and often hilarious stories from his legendary life as a lawyer, a former U.S. Congressman, a university chancellor, and most notably, a native Texan. With themes ranging from leadership to politics and great friendships with some colorful characters, this podcast is an opportunity for Hance to share some of his rare, behind-the-scenes experiences and to solidify his unofficial title as The Best Storyteller in Texas.


February 26, 2024 25 mins

Join Kent as he navigates the fallout of President Trump's NY court decision, underscores disaster preparedness, and reveals the hefty toll of a bad hire. Tune in for expert insights on politics, safety, and HR management.

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In this episode, we dive into civic engagement, offeri...

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Join us as we dissect Biden's recent press conference: Is it the beginning of the end for his presidency? Discover why Nebraska's governor is clamoring for a ne...

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In this episode, Kent Hance dives into the White House's response to ongoing Middle East attacks, unraveling the geopolitical intricacies. He sheds light on the escalating concern around personal recognizance bonds and their societal impact. Adding a lighter note, Hance explores how a popular pizza chain turned a typo into a marketing triumph.

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January 29, 2024 24 mins

In this episode we navigate international concerns over potential EPA regulations in America, unpack a uniquely Californian proposed law, and commend Governor Greg Abbott's exemplary leadership in addressing the Texas-Mexico border crisis.

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Join Kent Hance, The Best Storyteller in Texas, as he delves into the upcoming Supreme Court decision on the Chevron case, explores the consequences of punching a member of Congress, and reveals the time the Texas governor threw him under the bus. A captivating episode unraveling legal intrigue and political twists.

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January 15, 2024 22 mins

In this episode, discover an amazing connection between Orville Wright and Neil Armstrong, two aviation legends. We also dive into the recent college football coaching shake-ups and unveil the office rules you should never break. Tune in for a journey through history, sports, and workplace etiquette!

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January 8, 2024 30 mins

In this episode, dive into the Harvard University president's controversy, unravel a hilarious email from a listener about Kent's quirky relative, and explore the Supreme Court's decision to hear the Trump ballot issue. A rollercoaster of academia, humor, and political intrigue awaits!

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January 1, 2024 33 mins

In this episode, tune in to hear Kent's keynote address delivered to the Salesmanship Club of Dallas.

Established in 1920, the Salesmanship Club of Dallas stands as a nonprofit service organization dedicated to fostering fellowship, philanthropy, and the overall welfare of the broader Dallas community.

For over a century, the Salesmanship Club of Dallas has been unwaver...

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December 25, 2023 19 mins

In this episode, Kent unravels the repercussions of loose words in politics, delving into how they haunt politicians. He also dives into the Colorado Court's game-changing ruling barring Trump from the ballot, sparking debates on electoral eligibility. Plus, a cautionary tale on hypochondria, highlighting its fatal consequences. Tune in for a riveting discussion on the power of words and the unexpected twists i...

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December 18, 2023 20 mins

Join Kent for a hilarious ride on this episode of “Kent Hance, The Best Storyteller in Texas Podcast.”  From calamitous Christmas bonuses to festive faux pas and a deep dive into airline accommodations for plus-sized individuals—Kent's storytelling will leave you in stitches.

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December 11, 2023 50 mins

Drayton McLane Jr.  is an American businessman. He is chairman of the McLane Group, a holding company with a portfolio of various diverse enterprises. He was, until 1990, the CEO of the McLane Company, a grocery and food service warehouse, supply, and logistics firm, and was, from 1993 until 2011, the chairman and CEO of Major League Baseball's Houston Astros.

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December 4, 2023 27 mins

In this episode, Kent delves into the captivating life of Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. Join us as we peel back the layers of her remarkable journey—from becoming the first woman appointed to the Supreme Court to making influential decisions that molded the trajectory of American law.

Kent also exposes the intricate web of deceit woven by former United States Congressman George...

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November 27, 2023 36 mins

Join Kent as he delves into the aftermath and significance of the recent presidential election in Argentina. Shifting gears to domestic politics, discover why Robert Kennedy Jr. is gaining unprecedented traction, surpassing independent and third-party candidates in a generation. Kent explores the potential influence of RFK Jr. on the 2024 election landscape.

But it's not all serious busines...

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November 20, 2023 24 mins

"Join Kent as he delves into current events, paying homage to Roslyn Carter's impactful legacy, exploring a near fistfight in the United States Senate, and wrapping up with expert Thanksgiving tips. Tune in for a diverse episode, seamlessly weaving reflection, political insight, and festive joy."

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November 13, 2023 26 mins

Today's message is clear: never be constrained by others' limited imaginations. Dream big, for it's in dreaming big that extraordinary things happen.

In this episode, Kent discusses the  recent seismic activity in Iceland. From the speed of molten lava to the memories of past eruptions in Iceland, the power of nature is truly awe-inspiring.

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November 6, 2023 38 mins

In this episode, Kent dissects Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas's responses during last week’s Senate hearings. He delves into Mayorkas's elusive answers and the frustrations stemming from political evasiveness. Is this a strategic move or a failure of accountability? Kent also explores the case of Sam Bankman-Freed, examining the $32B fraud, his trial, and the flaws within the highe...

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In this episode, Kent  presents intriguing insights from global politics to pop culture. Join us as we discuss recent Kremlin statements about Putin's health, potential succession issues, and the impact on Ukraine. Delve into Taylor Swift's billion-dollar status, Marie Osmond's stance on inheritance, YouTube's amazing content creator economy, and more.

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October 23, 2023 42 mins

In this episode, Kent sits down for a conversation with United States Senator Ted Cruz.

Senator Cruz shares the unique experiences and influences that have shaped his remarkable journey. 


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In this episode, Kent delves into the latest news from Congress and the Middle East. He reflects on the dynamics of the House, the importance of a strong Speaker, and the challenges of modern politics. Plus, he shares amusing anecdotes about flat tires and high-speed space probes. Don't miss Kent's unique perspective and insightful commentary in this engaging podcast.

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