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Peoples stories are Important, and they should be heard. Each unfiltered and unedited episode features a person who has lived a unique life in addition to covering topics that are sensitive or politically incorrect such as sex, drugs, business, race, love and everything else in between. From the business savvy prostitute to a cops dilemma and to a rape victim making her story known so it can help other victims; they all have stories to tell. Sometimes vulgar and inappropriate but always endearing and honest, A Taboo Life is here to show you how important your story is. Everybody has a story to tell.

Peoples stories are Important, and they should be heard. Each unfiltered and unedited episode features a person who has lived a unique life in addition to covering topics that are sensitive or politically incorrect such as sex, drugs, business, race, love and everything else in between. From the business savvy prostitute to a cops dilemma and to a rape victim making her story known so it can help other victims; they all have stories to tell. Sometimes vulgar and inappropriate but always endearing and honest, A Taboo Life is here to show you how important your story is. Everybody has a story to tell.
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Peoples stories are Important, and they should be heard. Each unfiltered and unedited episode features a person who has lived a unique life in addition to covering topics that are sensitive or politically incorrect such as sex, drugs, business, race, love and everything else in between. From the business savvy prostitute to a cops dilemma and to a rape victim making her story known so it can help other victims; they all have stories to tell. Sometimes vulgar and inappropriate but always endearing and honest, A Taboo Life is here to show you how important your story is. Everybody has a story to tell.

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English

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Episodes

A Love of Comic Books, Pop Culture and Jacksonville

1/17/2019
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Badr Milligan hosts the Short Box Podcast, an award winning podcast in Jacksonville, FL. We talk about comics, superheroes and the thrill of jumping out of a plane.

Duration:01:26:22

Hard Lessons from an Old School Cop

11/28/2018
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Malcolm "Mackie" Lamar Kendrick is a retired police officer from Savannah, GA. In an in-depth and eye-opening discussion we talk about police corruption, racism, politics, the heavy burden of being a police officer and how law enforcement has become more dangerous to work. We also talk about his undying love for his wife, his devotion to his disabled daughter and his love for Cher.

Duration:02:52:58

He Makes Gay Porn, He's a Prostitute, and He's a Pretty Good Guy

11/27/2018
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Jason (his alias) is a gay/bi porn star, a prostitute and also has a regular job helping people. We talk about the common misconceptions about the porn industry, his business as a gigolo, the issues of living a double life, and how he spends time with his boyfriend and the charity he supports. Try to find him on Tom "Ropes" McGurk.

Duration:01:51:26

The Crooked Path to Blacksmithing

11/20/2018
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Jordan Borstelmann is a blacksmith who owns Crooked Path Forge outside of Gainesville, FL. He’s been recently featured in Discovery Channel’s show “Master at Arms”. We talk about the life of a blacksmith, the process of creating sweet works of art and the ancient myths of being a blacksmith. We also share some bad dating stories, working minimum wage jobs. living in the woods and overcoming bad mistakes. Take a look at his work on the shows Instagram page: A Taboo Life.

Duration:02:45:02

“We’re Built for Winter”- A Resolve to Overcome CTE, Sexual Abuse, and Suicide

11/18/2018
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Garrick Clig is a personal trainer and a former football player for the University of Maryland. In this eye-opening and profound episode, Garrick bravely talks about suffering from CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy), being suicidal, masculinity, sexual abuse and having the resolve and courage to overcome tragedy.

Duration:02:50:17

He is a Punk Rock-Surfboard Building-Army Vet Kinda Guy

11/8/2018
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Sean Piper is an Army Vet with two tours underneath his belt, bass guitarist in the punk rock band Concrete Criminal, and he owns the custom surfboard shop called Ghetto Surfboards. Great episode as we go deep into discussing war, censorship and fun times from living Savannah, GA.

Duration:02:30:57

A Beautiful Mess

11/6/2018
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Terra Christina Mason is a Model, Tarot Card reader and was once a Juggalo Wrestler. She also has a YouTube channel where people follow her for her diving videos and her Mermaid act. I hope you enjoy this intense interview as much as I did.

Duration:01:09:36

Foster the Parent

11/2/2018
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Kandise Crocket is an ICU Nurse and a Foster Parent. We discuss the joys and the difficulties of being a foster parent and why it's an essential role in society.

Duration:01:50:17

A Walk on the Odd and Macabre Side

10/31/2018
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Wolfgang Von Mertz, or just Wolf, owns Wolf's Museum of Mystery in St. Augustine, FL. He and his wife collect artifacts, art and oddities from around the world specializing in the strange and macabre. They have African artifacts, Dr. Kevorkian's art, and personal letters to Wolf from Charles Manson, and a bedroom dedicated to Lizzie Borden, among other things. We discuss his unusual hobby, his former career as an Air Force Officer and a Lawyer, and his love for animals, especially his pet...

Duration:02:30:59

The Bubbly Shop Owner vs. The Tumor

10/24/2018
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Kristen Billyer owns the store, 29 Olives, right on the historic St. George Street in St. Augustine, FL. We talk about the process of starting a business, her eclectic career, and how an ovarian tumor changed her life.

Duration:01:56:15

“But I woke up.”

10/23/2018
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Rose Allen is a beloved and well-known hair stylist in Jacksonville, FL. We talk over a few, ok a lot of, glasses of wine about her fierce independence, her former life as a stripper and how nearly dying saved her life. Join us for a deep and emotional episode on it’s important to listen to another person’s story.

Duration:02:09:31

Some Ink, a Few Piercings, and One Hell of a Personality

10/14/2018
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Sailor Cher is a Tattoo Artist and owner of Sailor Cher's Tattoo and Body Piercing, which she owns and operates with her five daughters. We talk about her affinity for tattoos, family and her career in the Navy. She is also a great story on how a Saudi Prince nearly kidnapped her.

Duration:01:39:22

Owning a Distillery, Art and a Love for St. Augustine

10/14/2018
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Phillip McDaniel is the CEO and Co-Owner of the St. Augustine Distillery. We discuss the importance of art and history in St. Augustine, running a company and how to distill a delicious gin. We also talk about why love and passion are needed for a good life.

Duration:02:02:33

Interview with a Former Klansman

10/14/2018
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Ken Parker is a former Ku Klux Klan member and white supremacist. We talk about what led him to become a member of a racist/xenophobic group and the events and people which led him to become reformed. He is also featured in the Netflix documentary White Right: Meeting the Enemy.

Duration:02:19:25

The Raspy Lawman

10/7/2018
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Andrew (alias) is a police officer, a Soldier in the Army and an Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician (Bomb Squad). We talk about his tour overseas, life as a police officer, and performing in shooting competitions.

Duration:02:54:32

The Conservative Adventures of Christine

10/2/2018
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Christine is a small business owner, a mother who homeschooled her children and her mother was best friends with Dictator Manuel Noriega. We talk about parenting, Jacksonville Beach and being right on the political spectrum.

Duration:02:27:35

Queen of Kink

10/1/2018
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Kat (her alias) owns and operates a discreet fetish club in Florida. She's also a dominatrix, a former law enforcement officer and an excellent cook. We also share the story on how we met 18 years ago when I was in middle school.

Duration:01:37:33

The Nimble Painter

9/16/2018
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Jenna Horner is a painter and a yoga instructor, whose beautiful outdoor murals are becoming prominent in Gainesville, FL. We talk about what it takes to become an artist, working to make your dreams come true and of course, yoga. Check Out Her Website: Jennahorner.com

Duration:01:37:10

Food Trucks, Charity and Card Tricks for Bill Murray

9/2/2018
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Evan Werthman is the owner of Joyshtick Food Truck. He recently fundraised money for the workers of Chicago Pizza, who were affected by the mass shooting at the Madden Tournament in Jacksonville, FL. We also discuss starting and operating a food truck, entrepreneurship and an affinity for card tricks. Check out his food truck at Facebook: JoyShtick Food Truck Instagram: @joyshtickfood

Duration:02:28:33

Mumbling Stuttering and Enunciation

8/26/2018
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Marissa Artman is a Speech Therapist who specializes in pediatrics, accent modification and executive functioning. We talk about the stigmas of having a speech disorder, the broad field of Speech Therapy, and the growing issue of therapist being marginalized with pay and work. Check out her website at: www.linguabilities.com And www.chicagoaphasianetwork.org

Duration:01:42:37