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The Mark Milton Show with The Smash

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Former U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) Tax Division Trial Attorney Mark Milton and legendary radio personality and entertainer Asher Benrubi (“The Smash”) have teamed up to help the common man navigate an ever-increasingly complex legal, regulatory, and tax environment, while also discussing personal finance, current events, and politics. Guests include local and national business leaders, politicians, lawyers, professional athletes, and entertainers.

Former U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) Tax Division Trial Attorney Mark Milton and legendary radio personality and entertainer Asher Benrubi (“The Smash”) have teamed up to help the common man navigate an ever-increasingly complex legal, regulatory, and tax environment, while also discussing personal finance, current events, and politics. Guests include local and national business leaders, politicians, lawyers, professional athletes, and entertainers.

Location:

United States

Description:

Former U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) Tax Division Trial Attorney Mark Milton and legendary radio personality and entertainer Asher Benrubi (“The Smash”) have teamed up to help the common man navigate an ever-increasingly complex legal, regulatory, and tax environment, while also discussing personal finance, current events, and politics. Guests include local and national business leaders, politicians, lawyers, professional athletes, and entertainers.

Language:

English

Contact:

6362365264


Episodes

Ep. 93: Ryan Dickherber, St. Louis Attorney and U.S. Open Pickleball Champion

5/4/2022
Ryan Dickherber, a St. Louis personal injury attorney with SWMW Law, joins the show to discuss his Over 40 Doubles U.S. Open Pickleball championship; Milty and The Smash try to compare it to their high school tennis careers; pickleball is the fastest-growing sport in the country in part because of how approachable it is to play; what does the sport look like in the future?

Duration:00:38:33

Ep. 92: Social Media, Wally’s, and Things To Do In St. Louis

4/29/2022
Elon Musk's Twitter takeover; who defines misinformation; the good, the bad, and the ugly of social media; Milty's RV trip to the Ozarks included a family stop at the new Wally's; The Smash has a firing squad of questions for the dais about divorce, federal mask mandates, and the NBA playoffs; there appears to be little show prep; what should visitors do when in St. Louis.

Duration:00:52:43

Ep. 91: Jane Dueker, Democrat Candidate for St. Louis County Executive

4/20/2022
Attorney Jane Dueker has announced her candidacy for St. Louis County Executive running against career politician Dr. Sam Page. Jane shares her positions on crime and the lack of prosecution; communication and working with County Council members; the future of MetroLink; Page's failed unilateral Covid policies; and the current culture wars infiltrating local politics.

Duration:00:47:17

Ep. 90: Jay Randoph Jr. Previews The Masters

4/6/2022
Long-time sports radio host and golf personality Jay Randolph Jr. joins the show to discuss Milty's handicap; growing up the grandson of a U.S. Senator and son of a legendary broadcaster; his career in radio and golf course management; his predictions for Tiger Woods and his incredibly anticipated return to The Masters; and the recent passing of former Masters champion and Belleville native Bob Goalby.

Duration:00:28:30

Ep. 89, Seg. 1: The Slap Heard ’Round The World

3/30/2022
The guys break down Will Smith slapping Chris Rock during the Oscars; Hollywood's reaction; the controversy over Florida's childhood sex education bill; and the rising popularity of Ron DeSantis and Florida.

Duration:00:29:31

Ep. 89, Seg. 2: Biden’s Class Warfare Tax Proposal

3/30/2022
The STLTaxLawyer thinks President Biden's proposal to tax the country's job creators could lead to an economic downfall; why taxing unrealized gains is class warfare; the debate over personal property tax; and last-minute tax deadline tips.

Duration:00:17:44

Ep. 88, Seg. 1: Supreme Court Nomination Hearings

3/23/2022
The guys talk pants (pant?); the Supreme Court nomination hearings for Ketanji Brown Jackson are showcasing the softer media coverage compared to previous years Republican nominees; The Smash's Supreme Court conspiracies; trying to define genders in light of a transgender athlete winning the NCAA women's swimming title; tax policies and increased minimum wages imposed on small business owners are disincentivizing entrepreneurship.

Duration:00:27:06

Ep. 88, Seg. 2: The Introduction of Drops, March Madness, and Milty’s RV

3/23/2022
Experimenting with drops; March Madness tournament talk and the Fighting Illini's underwhelming performance; this year's tax deadline is April 18th; Milty renting out his RV on Outdoorsy.com; should The Smash be an RV chauffeur?

Duration:00:17:32

Ep. 87: Treat Yourself and March Madness

3/16/2022
The guys take care of themselves with massages, chiropractors, and acupuncture; tipping overload; Milty recaps his D.C. trip for the Atlantic 10 tournament; what's the societal impact of the increased prevalence of sports gambling; the show derails as The Smash shares an ear cleaning experience; March Madness preview; NFL quarterback situation; sales tax is out of control; and more college basketball talk about SLU, the transfer portal, and NIL deals.

Duration:00:09:01

Ep. 86, Seg. 1: Former Billiken Troy Robertson

3/9/2022
Former SLU basketball player Troy Robertson previews the Atlantic 10 men's basketball tournament in Washington D.C., which Milty will be watching in person in his old stomping grounds. Troy also shares some behind-the-scenes insight into being a TV analyst, his memories of his SLU playing days, and his career in real estate.

Duration:00:24:44

Ep. 86, Seg. 2: Russia, Ukraine, and America’s Foreign Policy

3/9/2022
The impact of the Russian war against Ukraine is reverberating at home; the guys debate Biden's foreign policy positions; and is Milty regretting his RV purchase with gas prices on the rise?

Duration:00:23:06

Ep. 85: ”Mr. Smith Goes To Prison” - Interview with Jeff Smith

2/28/2022
Former Missouri State Senator Jeff Smith joins the show to discuss his book "Mr. Smith Goes to Prison" based on his fall from an up-and-coming politician to spending one year in federal prison. Jeff details his extraordinary insider experience of the dos and don'ts of prison life, what he learned from his fellow inmates, and the failures of America's justice system.

Duration:00:58:30

Ep. 84, Seg. 1: Winter Weather and Super Bowl Stories

2/21/2022
The recent winter weather shutting down life in St. Louis exemplifies the softening of society; the Super Bowl Halftime Show choreography and lip syncing (singing?) distracted Milty; The Smash shares his Super Bowl memories while working with the St. Louis Rams.

Duration:00:22:22

Ep. 84, Seg. 2: IRS Backlog and The Merits of Fighting

2/21/2022
The IRS has a document backlog of almost 24 million tax returns and correspondence waiting to be processed while callers have an 11% chance of having their call answered; what should happen to University of Michigan basketball head coach Juwan Howard who struck an opposing coach in the postgame handshake line and sparked a brawl; the guys share their fighting stories, or lack thereof.

Duration:00:23:41

Ep. 83: Milty Bought an RV

2/11/2022
Breaking news: Milty bought an RV; Mark Mueller, the fourth-generation owner of family-owned Mueller Furniture, joins the show to talk about the 50% off storewide sale; should the Arch have an RV park; Winter Olympics; and the loosening of Covid restrictions and mask mandates hypocrisy.

Duration:00:36:22

Ep. 82: Working in Trump’s White House with Attorney Darby Wade Grant

1/28/2022
Darby Wade Grant, a Campaign Finance and Election Law Attorney, joins the show to discuss her fascinating experiences working with Donald Trump in the White House; her unique role handling all gifts sent to the President by citizens and foreign diplomats; and her responsibilities as an attorney for the Special Counsel in the Office of White House Counsel during the Mueller Investigation into Russian election interference.

Duration:00:45:02

Ep. 81, Seg. 1: Don Fort, Former Chief of the IRS Criminal Investigation Division

1/21/2022
The guys are honored to talk with Don Fort, former Chief of the Internal Revenue Service’s Criminal Investigation Division, about his deep expertise in financial crimes and his work on many ​high-profile tax crime cases over the past 30 years.

Duration:00:39:13

Ep. 81, Seg. 2: School Mask Mandate Lawsuit

1/21/2022
Mark Milton is teaming up with Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt to sue St. Louis County school districts over issuing unlawful mask mandates and health care directives. The backlash has already shown how we have devolved as a society to keyboard gangsters making online attacks against anyone you disagree with.

Duration:00:13:02

Ep. 80, Seg. 1: The Show is a Free Agent

1/12/2022
The Mark Milton Show returns in 2022 as a free agent for terrestrial radio stations; Milty suffers through his child taunting him during a video game defeat; and a recap of STLTaxLawyer night at Chaifetz Arena.

Duration:00:15:32

Ep. 80, Seg. 2: Surprise Guest and St. Louis City Earnings Tax Lawsuit News

1/12/2022
A surprise guest is ambushed over the phone lines; the STLTaxLawyer gives the latest update on the pending St. Louis City earnings tax lawsuit; and a few tax return tips.

Duration:00:14:27