The Gritty Hour

The Gritty Hour

Interesting interviews with interesting people.

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February 19, 2024 37 mins

Today we visited with Ponderly founder Amir Shiekh.  Ponderly is a new start-up app where people can express their views on a wide range of topics in a civilized way.  
Ponderly aims to be society's new tool for news and public discussion.

Ponderly can be downloaded for free from the Apple or Google play stores.  Try it out!

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Tom Paladino is a researcher and humanitarian seeking to make a difference in the world by providing people with the education and tools to restore optimal health, and by helping enhance their quality of life.

Tom began research with Scalar Energy after developing a deep admiration for the father of Scalar Energy research, Nikola Tesla. He was also able to study the work of an inventor, Hieronymus, who continued research on Scalar E...

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February 5, 2024 57 mins

Joe Del Giudice, a local Hudson Valley Police Officer, stopped by to share his thoughts on the current state of affairs in New York.

As he mulls over the idea of running for political office, he explains the various reasons why he would do so.


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January 22, 2024 54 mins

Prolific ghost story writer Sylvia Shults returns to talk about her new book "Gone On Vacation: Haunted Zoos, Museums & Amusement Parks."
This and all of her published works can be found at Bookshop.org 


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Starting Season 4 with a conversation with my brother Bob. He talks about his career, being a husband, fatherhood, and dealing with life. Join us to hear and learn from this highly emulatable man.

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December 11, 2023 67 mins

John Gusty, co-author of the popular hand book "The Red Pill Revolution", stopped by to discuss his take on the current Medical and Pharmaceutical industries.
After over 30 years in the entertainment industry working “behind the curtain” for some of music’s biggest names, John turned his attention to health and wellness in an effort to help his wife heal from what was originally diagnosed as Multiple Sclerosis. He soo...

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Christopher Ryan, author of "A Simple Rebellion" and "Genius High", returns with his new upcoming release in the Mallory And Gunner Series, entitle "Infernal".
The book release will be available at Barnes & Noble and Amazon.
For more information, please visit the authors' page at Amazon.com

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November 13, 2023 46 mins

Location Scout Christina Cominelli explains the intricacies finding set locations for the film industry in the New York region.
She has worked on films and shows such as "I Know This Much Is True" starring Mark Ruffalo, and "White House Plumbers" starring Woody Harrelson. Both shows aired on HBO.

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October 30, 2023 58 mins

Betty Rosa stopped in to chat about growing up with her family and friends during the good old days in The Bronx.

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October 23, 2023 25 mins

Bartender Caitlin Hourican dropped in to discuss her experiences in the world of Mixology. She is the chief Mixologist and Bartender at The Millbrook Inn, in Millbrook, NY www.themillbrookinn.com
Follow her on Instagram to learn more about her original concoctions at https://www.instagram.com/shaken.or_stirred/

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October 16, 2023 57 mins

Barry Kieselstein-Cord, Henry Boehringer, and Phil Kosofsky dropped in for the third installment of The Pontificators.  We discussed foreign and domestic current events.  All three gave their early pick for the upcoming 2024 Presidential Elections.

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October 2, 2023 54 mins

Long-time friend Fred Romandetto stopped by to chat.
Discussed was his commuting to New York City, and his contemplation of retirement.
Also discussed was the blessing of growing up in a special time and place.

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September 11, 2023 38 mins

We had Travis Davis in to talk about his new book, "Cobalt: The Rise And Fall Of The Great Reset"
Mr. Davis is also the author of "Flames Of Deception", which was released in 2022.
For more info on Mr. Davis and the two books, please visit http://www.authortravisdavis.com
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August 28, 2023 65 mins

Previous guest Chris stopped by to revisit some of the closure mandates, the possibility of new one's to come.
In addition, we talked about the effects of the current economy on his real estate business.
For more info, please visit www.cnmhousingsolutions.com

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August 14, 2023 33 mins

A slight variation from our usual podcast presentation.  
Joined by previous podcast guests, George Bauer and Professor Robert Pucci, we visited the Civil War battlefield at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Having been there a couple of dozen times, I traditionally walk across the field of Pickett's Charge to end the trip and return to New York.
Thank you to Mr. Bauer, Mr. Pucci, and my brother Rich for joining me this ye...

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Common Law Lawyer Brandon Joe Williams discusses the legal gray areas of U.S. Law and how to manipulate the language of the law to your benefit.
Brandon Joe Williams is a State National of California, author and Common Law lawyer, and founder of The Amnesty Coalition.  Mr. Williams is also the author of "Don't Be a Slave To Your Clients" and "Love Is A Battery", both available on Amazon.com
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Ricardo Martinez, author of the newly-released "Imagine Listening: Your Worst Day Is Our EveryDay".  Mr. Martinez started a movement among 911 operators under the hashtag #IAM911. He has compiled stories from emergency operators from all over the world, and curated them into his new book.
This poignant telling describes the stress and anxiety that comes with this profession.
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July 24, 2023 39 mins

Felice Manzi stopped by to discuss how he dealt with cancer and the treatment he received in the VA.
He also discussed the Jason Chaffetz book "The Puppeteers: The People Who Control The People Who Control America"


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Christopher Ryan, author of the popular Mallory and Gunner series of books, joined us and co-host George Bauer. Mr. Ryan discusses his journey as a teacher, journalist, filmmaker, and podcaster.  Mr. Ryan is also one of the co-author's of Soul Scream Antholozine, a periodical specifically for horror fans and authors.
You can learn more about him and his books by visiting his Amazon page. 
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Michelle Caba is the owner and founder of Fama Agency, a business consulting firm in Miami, Florida.
She joins us to discuss her transition from an expert financial services professional on Wall Street to a highly successful business consultant.
To learn more about Michelle and her firm, and to schedule at strategy call, please visit www.FamaAgency.com
At the time of this recording, Michelle  was about to release her an...

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