John and Jay Explore the Grey

John and Jay Explore the Grey

John and Jay discuss topics that affect everyone's daily life and don't have black or white answers. By interviewing subject matter experts, they hope to gain a better perspective, while also educating themselves and the audience. At the end of the day, they hope everyone walks away knowing more than they did when the conversation began. Episodes will be released every other Tuesday.

Episodes

February 15, 2022 94 min

John and Jay sat down with 3-time champion boxer, "Bad" Chad Dawson. He talks about the new Triad series that pins Boxers against MMA fighters is a triangle ring. The latest series, Triller Triad II consists of 8 boxers vs. 8 MMA fighters and looks to adopt rules from both sports, with the shape of the ring forcing less movement and more engagement.

We discuss the politics of boxing, who the greatest pound for pound fighters...

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John and Jay sit down with Gabriela Taveras, the Co-Founder and President of Equal Pay Group, an organization that provides compensation analysis for organizations to determine pay gaps and strategies to restructure compensation programs.

In addition, she discusses growing up in Lawrence, MA, becoming the first black Miss Massachusetts and being a top 5 finisher of Miss America.

She talks about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Black ...

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John and Jay have the opportunity to speak with childhood friend Michael Rosenberg, who decided a year ago to make a leap of faith, quit his corporate job, and take to the road on his spiritual journey.

He talks about his studies, experiences, and the power of Synchronicity. He also explains how he made the decision to finally follow his dream, claiming there are no coincidences and how he "burned the boat." Another great co...

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John and Jay sit down and have an in-depth conversation with retired Sgt. Robert McCarthy of the MA State Police K-9 unit.  They tackle the tough topics of defunding the police, Black Lives Matter and the current landscape of the country and their views of law enforcement.

Bob gives us a front row seat on how he became a police officer, getting into the K-9 unit and training his dogs to detect drugs. He shares his experiences during...

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John and Jay speak with Rocky Graziano, a lifelong resident of Massachusetts and self-proclaimed former gay poster boy of New England.

He talks about winning pageants since 1994, working on Miss Boston Scholarship Organization and being a current board member and treasurer for the Miss Massachusetts Scholarship Foundation.

He gets into growing up in East Boston and attending Catholic school, when he knew he was gay, and tells a lot o...

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John and Jay speak with former classmate and two-time Emmy award winning artist Eric Michael Schrader. 

Topics include inspiration for film and music, growing up in CT, the decision to move to L.A. and how Eric got his breaks in the Television and music video industry.

He talks about his production company Interesting Human Media and the 2 documentaries he was involved with, discusses past bands and his current music project and how ...

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John and Jay speak with Mike Preston, who spent over two years dealing with melanoma (skin cancer). He talks about the ignored warning signs, the sudden sense of urgency, affects of the treatments he received and the differences between chemotherapy and immunotherapy. He also discusses the importance of a support system and how it was to deal with all of this during the global pandemic.

According to Medical News Today, 1 in 2 women...

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John and Jay have an extensive conversation about fitness and nutrition with Megan Mahoney, a registered dietitian from the Boston area and personal trainer Meg Sidorowicz.

As former athletes, the "Megs" discuss their path to their respective professions, what they're passionate about and how anyone can reach their desired results by making the process enjoyable. We ask questions about workout routines, diet fads and we ...

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September 28, 2021 100 min

John and Jay speak with Glenn T, who used drugs and alcohol for nearly 20 years until he hit bottom for the last time just a little over 11 years ago. Now he has dedicated his life in recovery to helping others and was gracious enough to tell his story and answer our questions.



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John and Jay talk to Grammy nominated producer, songwriter and singer Pierre Medor about faith, religion, and what grounds us as we navigate through life. Pierre discusses how faith kept him on course during his 20 year music career and how it affects the decisions he makes as a father and husband.

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John and Jay discuss their thoughts and stances on cannabis/marijuana and interview Joseph Raymond, a New England based drug policy advocate involved in state and federal cannabis policy and founder/director of the New England Craft Cannabis Alliance, a cannabis industry small business alliance and political action group.

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