The Elsa Kurt Show

The Elsa Kurt Show

Elsa Kurt is an American actress, comedian, podcast producer & host, social media entertainer, and author of over twenty-five books. Elsa's career began first with writing, then moved into the unconventional but highly popularized world of TikTok, where she amassed an organic following of 200K followers and over 7 billion views of her satirical and parody skits, namely her viral portrayal of Vice President Kamala Harris, which attracted the attention of notable media personalities such as Michael Knowles, Mike Huckabee, Brit Hume, and countless media outlets. She's been featured in articles by Steven Crowder's Louder with Crowder, Hollywood in Toto with Christian Toto, and JD Rucker Report. In late 2022, Elsa decided to explore more acting opportunities outside of social media. As of August 2022, Elsa will have appearances in a sketch comedy show & an independent short film series in the fall. Elsa is best known for her comedic style and delivery, & openly conservative values. She is receptive to both comedic and dramatic roles within the wholesome/clean genres & hopes to adapt her books to film in the future.#ifounditonamazon https://a.co/ekT4dNOElsa's Books: https://www.amazon.com/~/e/B01E1VFRFQ As of Sept. 2023, Author, Veteran, & commentator Clay Novak joins Elsa in the co-host seat. About Clay: Army Officer Clay Novak was commissioned in 1995 as a Second Lieutenant of Infantry and served as an officer for twenty four years in Mechanized Infantry, Airborne Infantry, and Cavalry units . He retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in 2019. Warrior Clay is a graduate of the U.S. Army Ranger School and is a Master Rated Parachutist, serving for more than a decade in the Airborne community. He was deployed a combined five times to combat in Afghanistan and Iraq. Leader Serving in every leadership position from Infantry Platoon Leader to Cavalry Squadron Commander, Clay led American Soldiers in and out of combat for more than two decades. Outdoorsman Growing up in a family of hunters and shooters, Clay has carried on those traditions to this day. Whether building guns, hunting, shooting for recreation, or carrying them in combat , Clay Novak has spent his life handling firearms. Author Keep Moving, Keep Shooting is the first novel for Clay. You can also read his Blog on this website and see more content from Clay on his Substack. Media Consultant Clay has appeared on radio and streaming shows as a military consultant, weighing in on domestic and foreign policy as well as global conflict. He has also appeared as a guest on multiple podcasts to talk about Keep Moving, Keep Shooting and his long military career. Get Clay's book: https://amzn.to/47Bzx2H Visit Clay's site: Clay Novak (claynovak-author.com)

Episodes

April 18, 2024 56 mins

Tensions are soaring, and we're unraveling the complexities of the Israel-Iran conflict in a way you've never heard before. Grasp the gravity of intercepted drones, the strategic maneuvers of Iran's attempted major attack, and the resilience of Israel's Iron Dome. As we dissect history and present-day strategies, we shine a light on the international chess game unfolding in the Middle East, giving you the clarit...

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When the blue line extends to the heart of your home, how do you weave the threads of family life with the demands of law enforcement? Cherilyn Eby joins us in a poignant exploration of this very question, offering a window into the world of police spouses. Together, we reminisce about the strong literary connections that brought us together and discuss the impact of a police career on family dynamics, especially in the tight-knit ...

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Discover the seismic political shifts as RFK Jr.'s independent campaign throws a wrench into the two-party system, and the Democrats scramble to retain their grip on power. In our latest episode, we dissect the stunning move of RFK Jr. choosing Nicole Shanahan as his VP candidate, exploring not only the financial ramifications but also the unpredictable dance of alliances in an election cycle where Trump and Biden are forced t...

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 This episode sees us tackling the Easter Proclamation Controversy head-on, weighing the significance of intertwining Transgender Day of Visibility with a day of religious reverence. Our discussion isn't just about the surface-level frictions; it's a deep exploration of the undercurrents of dignity, respect, and the implications for future presidential proclamations. Plus, we’re unwrapping the curious case of the Easter B...

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Ever wondered what's behind the scenes when a journalist is ousted for their views? While Elsa's out, Clay is pulling back the curtain on the dismissal of Ronna McDaniel from NBC and the clash over journalistic integrity. It's a deep dive into the power play of network giants and the battle for a diverse media landscape that's as gripping as it is crucial for our democracy. And when it comes to gun rights, you b...

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Tonight: the strategies behind the US Army's recent downsizing from 494,000 active-duty members to 470,000, and why this might redefine the future of military engagements. Clay Novak steers this solo mission to unpack the implications of these strategic decisions for our national defense, and weighs in on the Army's recruiting challenges and the push towards preparing for large-scale conflicts with powerful adversaries.

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Could the unraveling of a Caribbean nation signal a call to action for the global community? Our latest episode probes the depths of Haiti's escalating crisis, where the assassination of a president and the rise of gang dominion have left the country teetering on the brink. We take you through the heart-wrenching reality faced by Haitians every day, examining the international quandary over intervention versus aid. With cities...

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Amid the warmth of family news, with the anticipation of becoming a grandparent again, we segue into a deep-dive exploration of the latest CDC guideline revisions for COVID-19. The reception of these updated recommendations paints a vivid picture of a society in transition, where a virus once feared now simmers down to the level of the common cold. We consider the lasting marks this pandemic will leave on our culture—will future ge...

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Tonight, we confront the Republican Party's identity crisis, dissecting its current state and the perplexing departure of key figures. This episode peeks behind the curtain to reveal the GOP's challenging march towards unity. We'll also unpack whether the absence of a cohesive subgroup like the Democrats' "squad" is a strength or a weakness, and how it could affect the party's effectiveness on Cap...

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 Starting the show off with a warm welcome and some laughs as we discuss winter blues, late-night social stamina, and the thrill of skydiving with seasoned veterans—a reminder of the vibrant lives we lead outside the studio.

Navigating from the highs of personal adventure to the sobering realities of global politics, this episode doesn't shy away from confronting the gripping story of Russian opposition leader Alexey ...

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Is it conceivable that a leader's mental fitness could be silently shaping the political tides? Clay is fresh off an invigorating journey with the Phantom Airborne Brigade, and we're here to dissect the whispers and the roars in the halls of power.  We'll be unraveling the complex threads of leadership, from President Biden's contested cognitive capacity to the refusal of taking a cognitive test that fans the fl...

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Could your child's smartphone be their safest ally or their worst enemy? Elsa and Clay expose the underbelly of social media's impact on our kids, with a spotlight on Meta and Discord's recent grilling by the Senate Judiciary Committee. As we sift through Mark Zuckerberg's apology and the haunting reality of child exploitation online, this episode promises a deep understanding of the challenges faced by parents ...

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Dealing with tragedy and the political ramifications that follow is a journey we often wish we never had to take. Yet, here we are, addressing the gut-wrenching loss of three American service members, fallen in the line of duty from a drone strike near the Syrian border. We pay tribute to the lives of Sgt. William Jerome Rivers, Specialist Kennedy Laiden Sanders, and Specialist Brianna Alexandria Moffitt, delving into the nuanced r...

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Strap in for an electrifying political ride as we dissect Ron DeSantis's seismic endorsement of Trump and its ripple effects on the GOP battlefield. Imagine the strategy, the deals made in dimly lit Capitol Hill rooms – we're here to decode how this chess move might just be DeSantis's ace for a future presidential sprint. And as the GOP plot thickens, we turn the magnifying glass onto Nikki Haley, pondering her game ...

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Discover the dynamics that are reshaping the Republican field post-Iowa 2024 caucus, Clay flies solo tonight to bring you an unflinching analysis of the political maneuverings and the strategic importance of courting the center vote. Witness the fallout as Trump towers over DeSantis, while unexpected dropouts like Vivek Ramaswamy and a conservative minister by the name of Binkley leave the stage. What does this mean for the remaini...

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Happy New Year, listeners! Despite our winter colds, we've returned with a scalding cup of political tea that you won’t want to miss. We start by sifting through the unexpected twist of Chris Christie's political about-face, unraveling the threads of his departure from the race. Then, we set the stage for a heated viewership duel: a CNN debate with DeSantis and Nikki Haley on one side, and a Trump town hall on Fox on the ...

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Get ready to be inspired by the awe-inspiring journey of award-winning author Mary Carroll Moore. With beginnings as a food journalist, Mary now pens enthralling tales, her latest novel "A Woman's Guide to Search and Rescue" drawing deeply from her mother's history as a WWII pilot. Her unique vision and passion for storytelling transform real-life into riveting fiction. This episode lets you into Mary's wor...

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Prepare for an absolute shocker as we shed light on the appalling revelations surrounding Hunter Biden's second indictment. Here's the thing; he has been accused of a staggering $1.4 million tax evasion, and what's worse, he is alleged to have indulged in extravagant spending while enjoying a seemingly impervious shield from his father's position of power. Are we living in an era where accountability is a myth? ...

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Can you remember the aroma of your favorite holiday meal from childhood? Join us on a magical journey as we reminisce about traditional family Christmas meals, holiday customs, and our personal preferences. We exchange anecdotes about our favorite cookies, real versus faux Christmas trees, and the age-old debate about enjoying Christmas in the snow or under the sun. Listen in and you might just smell the gingerbread cookies baking!...

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Welcome to a world where a teamster trades punches with an MMA fighter-come-senator on a committee hearing floor. Yes, you heard that right. In this episode, we dive headfirst into the shocking altercation between senators and an MMA fighter turned senator. We dissect the incident, the men involved, and what it implies about the state of decorum in political chambers. It's a fiery debate you won't want to miss.

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