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Break It Down Show

We illustrate life by gathering perspectives, achievements and moments that define us. 

Dec 31, 2014

The Mick Betancourt show is billed as: Half comedy, half drama, all heart. That is Mick, to the core. He produces and writes some of the best dramas on TV by day (Chicago PD, Chicago Fire, Breakout Kings, Ironside, Law and Order SVU, to name just a few) and then goes up as a headlining comedian by night. But best of...


Dec 29, 2014

In Part 2 of our interview, Tara talks about going on the road on the biggest tour of the summer, life after pop stardom, some of the mechanics of the music business, and why creating on her own terms is more meaningful now than ever. We also settle the great fanihi debate (okay, it's not actually a great debate, and...


Dec 26, 2014

Tara Kemp leads a life full of adventure. She was classically trained as a musician, traveled the world as a pop star, and at the peak of her career, was one of very few white artists with a Top 5 R&B record (the others being The Righteous Brothers, Teena Marie, and Hall & Oates). Tara is back with some soulful...


Dec 16, 2014

Lt. Col. John Nagl (US Army Ret.) is a military strategist whose new book, Knife Fights - A Memoir of Modern War in Theory and Practice, compares the drawing board and the battlefield. His previous book, Learning to Eat Soup with a Knife, has become the bible of counterinsurgency. Along with Gen. David Petraeus,...


Dec 13, 2014

Johnny Walker (not his real name) has been on more Navy SEAL missions than quite a few SEALs. As an Iraqi translator on hundreds of patrols, he has put his life in jeopardy thousands of times. Along with our special guest, former Navy SEAL Duke Harbin, Johnny talks about brotherhood, patriotism, sacrifice, and what it...