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Kirt Jacobs is the host and producer of MoxieTalk, a talk show that gives an intimate look into the courage, character and defining moments of today’s most inspiring individuals.

Kirt Jacobs is the host and producer of MoxieTalk, a talk show that gives an intimate look into the courage, character and defining moments of today’s most inspiring individuals.


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Kirt Jacobs is the host and producer of MoxieTalk, a talk show that gives an intimate look into the courage, character and defining moments of today’s most inspiring individuals.






Off the Cuff with Kirt Jacobs: #9: Labor Day

Join Kirt as he explores the history of Labor Day.


MoxieTalk with Kirt Jacobs #363: Adria Johnson

Adria embodies hope, integrity, humanity & has focused her career on lifting some of society’s most vulnerable populations & being of service to others. She is a dedicated & well-respected servant leader with more than 26 yrs. of hands-on experience in both the public/private sectors. Her proven ability to lead efforts toward reform & work collaboratively across a wide range of stakeholders has served her well in her current position of Chief Impact Officer for Metro United Way and prior...


MoxieTalk with Kirt Jacobs #362: Tom Williams

Tom is a member of the KY. law firm of Stoll Keenon Ogden, where his legal practice focuses on mgt.-side labor & employment law. Multiple times he has been recognized as 1 of the top 50 lawyers in the Commonwealth of KY. by Super Lawyers. Tom was a funder of Restorative Justice Louisville. He has also served as Pres. of the Louisville Bar Assoc. & Bd. Chair of Leadership Lou. being recognized by that organization as 1 of Louisville’s “Connectors.” As well as yours truly back in 2010. Tom was...


Off the Cuff with Kirt Jacobs #8: Friday the 13th

Join Kirt as he talks about the history of Friday the 13th.


MoxieTalk with Kirt Jacobs #361: Rebecca Weis

Her professional & legal accomplishments are vast, BUT that is only part of her origin story. You see, Rebecca was diagnosed, JUST WEEKS before her daughter’s 1st birthday, with a VERY rare blood cancer called Blastic Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Neoplasm, better known as (BPDCN)-an acute form of Leukemia. This disease is SO RARE & SO AGGRESSIVE; there is NO standard recommended course of treatment. RARER STILL, is the fact that the OVERWHELMING majority of BPDCN patients are older men! WHO...


MoxieTalk with Kirt Jacobs #360: Cara Silletto

Workforce thought leader Cara Silletto, MBA, CSP, works with organizations of all sizes to reduce unnecessary employee turnover by bridging generational gaps and making managers more effective in their roles. As a Millennial herself, she knows first-hand what it is like to have a heightened sense of entitlement, very little employee loyalty and dependency upon her smartphone. However, unlike many Millennials, Cara has figured out exactly how these attributes were cultivated during her...


MoxieTalk with Kirt Jacobs Episode #359: Jeremy Harrell

As a U.S. Army Combat Veteran of Iraqi Freedom, he served honorably for 9 yrs. & was a Non-Commissioned Officer before getting out of the Army in 2008. After leaving the Army, Jeremy went to school at Mid-Continent Univ. studying Bus. Mgt. & started a career in Oper. Mgt. in the Manufacturing & the Supply Chain Logistics Industry. As a man with an Entrepreneurial heart, he wanted to do more to support the Veteran community & founded in KY. the Veteran’s Club Inc in KY. & has assisted over...


MoxieTalk with Kirt Jacobs #358: Jarrod Prince

Having grown up in Texas, Jarrod played many organized sports all such as football, baseball, golf, track, & tennis. He then graduated from Meridian High School in Meridian, TX., & joined the US Navy obtaining an SSBI-(which stands for Single Scope Background Investigation, for a Top Secret Clearance-serving 4 years & did a combat tour in Iraq/Persian Gulf…not TOO shabby! Jarrod then got out of the Navy & started attending McClennan Community College, while working as a Defense Contractor...


MoxieTalk with Kirt Jacobs #357: Di Tran-Serial

As an entrepreneur, business owner, professor, and active community member, his story is one of survival, determination, & service. In other words, MOXIE! You see, Tran’s family immigrated to the U.S. from Vietnam in March 1995. They came with very little, so he had to work hard. He did not know how to speak English when he arrived in 1995. His personal goals have been and are to champion small business ownership and success by working to remove the obstacles that keep people from...


Off the Cuff with Kirt Jacobs #7: Fourth of July 2021

Join Kirt as he goes over the history of July 4th!


Off The Cuff with Kirt Jacobs Episode 6: Juneteenth

Kirt talks about the important history of Juneteenth.


MoxieTalk with Kirt Jacobs #356: Chef Dallas McGarity

McGarity grew up in rural South Carolina, his mom & mamaw instilled a passion for food at an early age. After going to culinary school at Johnson & Wales University & working in Charleston, SC for many years. In 2004, he moved to Louisville and was encouraged that the food scene had much to offer a young chef & fell in love with the city. After working at several Louisville fine dining places as Executive Chef, he was ready to open a restaurant as both Executive Chef & Owner. With the help...


MoxieTalk with Kirt Jacobs #355: Jill Baker

From the time she learned how to draw at the age of 2, Ms. Baker has dreamt of becoming an artist. Endowed with a strong work ethic & the support of her parents, Alfred Seiders & Rosalee (Wilson) Withrow, she continued to practice art until enrolling in college. Though her friends & counselor advised her that she should pursue her passion & natural talent in painting, she originally majored in psychology. Ultimately, Ms. Baker’s true calling gained predominance, & she graduated with a...


Off The Cuff with Kirt Jacobs Episode 5: Memorial Day

Join Kirt for a discussion about the brief history of Memorial Day.


MoxieTalk with Kirt Jacobs #353: Steve Cunanan

After completing graduate studies & military service, Steve joined Owens Corning, a leading manufacturer of construction & building products. He held several Human Resources positions & also acted as a business leader for a manufacturing department. In 1998 Steve joined Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon Endo-Surgery in Cincinnati, Ohio, as HR Director for the Corporate support organizations & Research & Development. He was then promoted to Vice President, Human Resources, J&J Ortho-Clinical...


MoxieTalk with Kirt Jacobs #352a: 2019 Galaxycon Cosplay Collection

Listen to this very unique segment where Kirt talks with such various Cosplay characters as Master Chief from Halo Video Game Series, “Steam Punk” Princess Leia, Green Arrow, The Flame Hero named Endeavor, AND Rorschach from the Watchmen DC Comics’ series.


Off The Cuff with Kirt Jacobs Episode 4: Mothers Day

Join Kirt for a short trip into the history of Mother's Day.


Off The Cuff with Kirt Jacobs Episode 3: Cinco de Mayo

Join Kirt for an off-the-cuff segment about the Cinco de Mayo celebrations.


MoxieTalk with Kirt Jacobs #352: Bin Furuya

Bin Furuya is best known as the original SUIT actor behind ULTRAMAN which was first broadcast in 1966. His other roles include films such as GHIDRAH: THE THREE-HEADED MONSTER, THE WARE OF THE GARGANUAS, GORTATH, and INVASION OF ASTRO-MONSTER. He’s also appeared in several episodes of ULTRA Q and ULTRASEVEN.