The Brewmance Podcast

The Brewmance Podcast

Bringing People Together for Well-Crafted Conversation Over a Drink (or two).


November 25, 2022 54 min

John Gibson used to host The Big Story on the Fox News Channel.

Since retirement, he's writing fiction books. His latest is called Death In The Reeds as his main character Mickey Judge gets entangled with stolen antiquities from Iraq.

We talk to John about his book, his time at Fox News, and we look back at his career as a television reporter & anchor.

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Where is America? How is America feeling after a weird mid-term election?

Mike Russell and Rob Hunter weigh in from a non-partisan position. It seems to us that America is very unsure about which direction to go.

What do you think? Join in.

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November 3, 2022 41 min

Rob Hunter went to Vegas for a weekend with Mrs. Hunter. The trip was much different from the trips to 'Sin City' in his 20s.

Mike Russell used to live in Vegas. He talks about his experience living there partying it up. Because Vegas.

Now, he's not interested in returning.

Maybe that means we have changed.

Or Vegas has.

What do you think? Let us know.

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Mike Russell and Rob Hunter are fresh off a trip to Washington, D.C. They set out on a mission to talk to strangers during their entire trip.

The Brewmance shares what they learned. And what they saw. Rampant homelessness right outside the halls of power.

And why Mike couldn't wait to get out of our nation's capital. Join us.

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Homelessness is on the rise across the country. This motivated Rob Hunter to meet with St. Vincent de Paul to find out more.

He talks about what he finds out.

Mike Russell volunteers to feed the homeless, so he adds his stories.

We also discuss whether or not we give money to people on the side of the road.

Join us as we discuss what we can all do to help those most in need.

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October 11, 2022 42 min

Mike Russell and Rob Hunter loaded up their cars and headed to the Blue Rooster Hunting ranch for some grocery shopping.

Mike harvested three animals. One, a ram, came with danger. A group of rams was backed into a corner staring us down. It could have ended poorly. Hear the story.

The Brewmance also talks about the other benefits of sitting around the campfire with a big group of friends. Join in.

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Post-pandemic America is weirded out. Mike Russell and Rob Hunter crack open a beer and explain their theory about many, many things just seem off.

Things like politics, going out to eat, and general good will.

Also, both Mike and Rob have run into government bureaucracies. It took the government a year to process Mike's suppressor applications. Rob is going to have to wait 8 months for his TSA renewal application to be proc...

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September 16, 2022 42 min

Mike Russell had an interesting experience at a doctor's office. They took four pints of blood out. We'll share why.

Rob Hunter has thought a lot about how he spends his time and we have a discussion about the value of it. Time is the great equalizer.

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Rob Hunter finally got COVID. Luckily, his experience wasn't too bad. Was it his strategy?

Mike Russell asks him about it.

Also, Mike & Rob rode along with the Pinal County, AZ Sheriff's office SWAT team as they executed a high-risk warrant. It opened our eyes to how policing works.

Join us for this important conversation.

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Green energy is all the conversation on a national stage. Electric cars. Solar. Wind energy. The Brewmance digs deep.

Mike Russell is considering buying an electric vehicle because of gas prices. Rob Hunter has solar panels on his home.

As good as green energy may sound there are some very big challenges ahead. Dig in with us and let us know what you are thinking.


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A combo episode. The GO Show and The Brewmance talk about outdoor life. Outdoor life at the sea.

What is sea hunting?

And why do the National Parks use guilt to make you feel bad about being alive?

Join us for this fun conversation.

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Los Angeles Dodger Zach McKinstry and his BFF Paul Geha (a former pitcher) join The Brewmance to talk baseball.

We discuss Zach's journey to the Big Leagues through both his eyes and Paul's eyes. These two have been friends since they were 15.

It's a fun conversation with a player who faces some of the toughest pitchers in baseball in one of the sport's most iconic stadiums.

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New York Times best-selling author Brad Thor joins The Brewmance as his new book, Rising Tiger is out.

It's his 21st book in his Scott Harvath series (22nd overall).

Mike Russel and Rob Hunter think Harvath needs a vacation. Join us as we chat with Brad about Rising Tiger, his writing process, and the biggest challenges facing the world.

It's another fun conversation with Brad as some critics are now calling him the gr...

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Rob had a birthday so Mike and he discuss what a good adult birthday is.

Also, on the Brewmance, Mike's son is on a club team and he walks us through how expensive that is with the league costs and travel.

We are also getting a little worn out about fighting over everything, so it's time to win hearts and minds. Will that ever be possible?

Finally, do you value your time? The Brewmance discusses.

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Mike has been working from home...and he doesn't like it. Rob does. But, would love a hybrid.

Lady Brewmance has been working from home for 15 years. She loves it.

Lots of perspective. That's what The Brewmance is all about.

We also talk about changes in social media, how we have to end summer as we know it and go to year round school, and summer BBQ beer etiquette.

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June 7, 2022 42 min

That's the debate we are having on The Brewmance. Mike loves boating. He grew up around boats.

Rob loves being on the water in boats, but doesn't like waiting and doesn't like crowds. So he prefers the leisurely boat life.

Join the debate. The Brewmance sips on Lake Pleasant Brewing's Pleasantly Hazy IPA named after Lake Pleasant, an actual place you boat in the Arizona desert.

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Mike Russell is back from Disney. He breaks down the Rise of The Resistance ride/experience. Mike tells us what to eat in the California parks too.

Rob Hunter is wondering if he's in control of his algorithm or if it is influencing his tastes. Unfortunately, we also discuss what happened in both Buffalo and Uvalde and how it might relate to technology.

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Mike Russell heads to Disney for a very specific reason. Isn't Disney under protest? Rob Hunter and Mike wade into those waters wondering if everything has to be political.

As part of Mike's trip, he's traveling with people he doesn't know. How can he handle this? Rob has some experience here. They walk through some options on how to keep everyone happy.

Mike and Rob also have seen the new Dr. Strange In The Multi...

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Meet Dr. Al.

Mike Russell and Rob Hunter met Dr. Al Olszewski at the Arizona, Mexico border a couple months back.

Dr. Al used to jump out of Air Force plans to perform trauma surgery. He's currently running for Congress in Montana.

We talk with him about how Montana is changing, the great outdoors up there, and Montana craft beer.

Join The Brewmance podcast. Cheers.

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Meet Julie Swan. She's the Honest Dog Breeder. Mike Russell has welcomed two of her dogs, German Short Hairs, into his home.

Mike loves taking them out to the hunting field. It's a sight to see.

Mike and Rob Hunter ask her about breeding dogs. What's behind the craft? How does she match dogs to owners? And how does she select which dogs to breed?

We also talk about how some people use their dogs as accessories and...

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