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Sharks Close Up and Great Taverns

6/22/2018
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Brian Skerry wrote The Ultimate Book of Sharks. His underwater photography of sharks is exquisite, and we're glad he does it and not us! Yikes! [11:10] Listen to Skerry talk about his close calls, dispel myths about what attracts sharks, and his plea for the conservation of sharks. [29:13] Up next, Travel Dude Gary Warner gives us a short list of the best beer taverns in America. some of these taverns have a storied history. He also differentiates taverns from bars for us. This hour is...

Duration:00:56:53

The End is Near for Ports O Call Village and Our Studio

6/22/2018
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We're operating on borrowed time with the threat of a Marshall arriving on any given day to padlock our studio door to make it possible for a demo teams to raise our classic Cape Code-style, bell-tower-enhanced building with historic radio broadcast studio included. That's right, knock it to the ground to make way for a modern entertainment and shopping district. [20:18] Jayme Wilson is the proprietor of our building as well as Ports O'Call Waterfront Dining, a much beloved restaurant with...

Duration:00:56:53

India Pale Ale and Music from the Womb

6/15/2018
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Renowned brewer, and author of the book, "Brewing Eclectic IPA," Dick Cantwell checks in [12:43] with a wealth of beer information. He makes the case for Phil Hulett to take another 50 shots at varieties of IPA-style beer. You won't believe some of the ingredients brewers are experimenting with. Imagine a baby in the womb playing music. It can happen with a device invented by our next guest. [30:36] Aura Pon, PhD explains who her invention converts the movements of pre-born babies into...

Duration:00:56:54

What the $275 Billion ATT Time Warner Mega-Merger Means for You

6/15/2018
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The AT&T Time Warner mega-merger just past a big legal hurdle and will more than likely become reality soon. What will it mean for you? Fewer choices and higher prices? Mergers and Acquisitions expert, Brad Whitlock explains why maybe this time the Fed should leave "Ma Bell" alone. Up next, Manny the Movie Guy assigns a rare, 4 out of 4 kisses for one of this weekend's new movies. Which one does Manny "love, love, love?" Is it Incredibles 2, Tag or Superfly? It's a packed studio of...

Duration:00:56:58

How Does Manscaping Work?

6/8/2018
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Phil Hulett wants to know how manscaping works. You know, is there a technician who gets "in there" and removes all of that hair from your most intimate of places? And what if, well, you know. Kelly wants to know why men are doing this anyway? Tech Expert Steve Greenberg checks in with great new tech gifts fro grads and dads. How about a tech idea to make grilling easier? Steve's got one. Travel Dude Gary Warner offers up a handful of destinations to celebrate the 4th of July without...

Duration:00:56:58

NBA and NHL Champs, RIP Anthony Bourdain

6/8/2018
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Last night the Washington Capitals won the NHL Championship, tonight the Golden State Warriors (will) win the NBA championship. TV reporter Matt Prichard checks in from Washington DC with commentary, including his speculation on LaBron James' next move. And by the way, You get a free taco! You get a free taco! You get a free taco! Sad news today. Anthony Bourdain died in France of an apparent suicide. The friends recount their favorite Bourdain moments and contemplate what pushes somebody...

Duration:00:56:55

Adult Inoculations and Voodoo Doughnuts

6/1/2018
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It's time for your Inoculations! Dr. Michael Z. Kurtz makes a house call to make sure we grown ups know which inoculations we're supposed to get. Phil Hulett thought he was covered for life when he got shots as a kid. But no! Not only are there new inoculations kids, there are several for adults. Further, there are shots you need for travel, and shots you need if there's a new baby coming to the family. This is "need to know" stuff. Sports Fans Caught on Video Next up, Fox Sports...

Duration:00:56:40

Suborbital Space Tourism and Manny's Mom

6/1/2018
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Buy a Ticket for a Suborbital Tour Space expert and author Rod Pyle joins us to talk about big news in the Suborbital Space Travel business. A lot of people have ponied up a $250 million to experience a few minutes of weightlessness and this week's test flight brought that reality miles closer to the edge of Earth's atmosphere. Plus Jeff Bezos has a very different future vision for Earth than does Elon Musk. Live from the Philippines its...Manny's Mom! Manny the Movie Guy checks in from...

Duration:00:56:51

10 Cool 2018 Cars Under $20K

5/25/2018
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Cars Under $20k In a surprising development, Kelly Blue Book Executive Editor, Michael Harley [10:45] reveals there are cars under $20k that would would actually want to drive. Furthermore, these cares are cool and full of technology and style. In addition to this, Harley offers tips on how to negotiate at the car dealership. Can he come with us next time? Solo Review While Phil Hulett has some brushing up to do on his Star Wars knowledge, Manny the Movie Guy is on the case. [32:14] He...

Duration:00:56:52

Protecting Your Child's Identity and Go Knights Go

5/25/2018
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Identity theft continues to be a big problem and now folks are starting to realize the bad guys may be targeting our children. Enter Certified Identity Theft Risk Management Specialist, tech analyst Expert in Personal Finance and Wealth Building Techniques, author of the books, “Yes You Can!” and “Bushido Business,” host of the Unlock Your Wealth radio show, Heather Wagenhals. [20:53] She explains the risk and what everyone should do to not only protect their family from identity theft,...

Duration:00:56:54

Are Women Sabotaging Their Careers?

5/18/2018
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When it comes to careers, the scales are clearly still tipped in men favors. But are women partly to blame for that imbalance? Tamara Lashchyk wrote the book "Lose the Gum: A Survival Guide for Women on Wall Street." She says women sabotage their potential in the workplace. The next guest is Dr. Susan Shumsky who explains what yoga really is. Shumsky has written 14 books, her latest is "Maharishi and Me: Seeking Enlightenment with the Beatles' Guru." She also offers advice on how to reach...

Duration:00:56:59

Unleash the Fury with Washington Capitals PA Announcer

5/18/2018
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Washington Capitals public address announcer, Wes Johnson visits to talk about the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. Johnson's team is currently steeped in battle with the Tampa Bay Lightning for the Eastern Conference title. Listen to his assessment of the team's play, who the real Alex Ovechkin is, and what a game face "sounds" like. Plus Johnson throws out hints about his next, top secret video game project. We love his voice! Next on the program, Manny the Movie Guy reviews Deadpool 2. Also...

Duration:00:56:57

Grill Breakfast Lunch Dinner and Dessert Like a Pro

5/11/2018
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Grill Like a Pro He's a grill master. Steven Raichlen, author of the book, "Project Fire: Cutting-Edge Techniques and Sizzling recipes from the Cavemen Porterhouse to Salt Slab Brownie S'Mores" gives advice on what to throw on the grill during National Barbecue Month.. Are you ready to grill salad? How about dessert? Why not grill a cocktail while you're at it? Raichlen does it all and teaches you how. Best Beaches for 2018 Next up is out Travel Dude, Gary Warner with his annual list of...

Duration:00:56:53

How to Keep Mom Safe from Phone and Mail Scams

5/11/2018
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Scams to Watch Out For Financial expert, Bill Francavilla offers tips on keeping Mom and Grandma from falling victim to scams. Francavilla's book, "The Madoffs Among Us, Combat the Scammers, Con Artists and Thieves Who Are Plotting to Steal Your Money," provides ample information about the popular scams bad people use to steal money from trusting elderly people, especially widows. Movie Reviews Next up is Manny the Movie Guy with reviews on "Breaking In" and "Life of the Party." Do...

Duration:00:56:56

May the 4th Be With You - Star Wars holiday

5/4/2018
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Star Wars Put on your Star Wars underwear and matching socks, because we want to know if May the 4th should be a national holiday? [28:26] Star Wars geek/nerd, Mike Templeton from the Retro Convo podcast on the When Nerds Attack Podcast Network answers that question and more. Learn all about how you are supposed to behave and what you need to wear, eat and watch on this hallowed of all fake holidays. Plus, what does Templeton think about Ron Howard directing the New Solo movie? Live long...

Duration:00:56:57

Heavy Metal Master Chef

5/4/2018
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Heavy Metal Chef! Master Chef Paul Moss, aka, His Rockin' Highness, checks in from Edinburgh, Scotland to talk about his new show which melds gourmet cooking with heavy metal music. The show is called, King of the Kitchen and it debuts on KNAC.COM May 15th, 2018. Movie Reviews! Up next, Manny the Movie Guy i ready to party. Tomorrow is his birthday, otherwise known as, Cinco de Manny! Will Manny's good mood extend to this weekend's box office fare? How many kisses will "Tully," "Bad...

Duration:00:56:55

Parents Have Ruined Kids' Sports

4/27/2018
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Kids' Sports Check Up with Dr. Bob If you long for the days when kids' sports actually meant more than a participation trophy, a time when kids understood the meaning of winning and losing, team work, a common goal, and all the life lessons sports can teach, then you are in luck with this part of PHAF. [9:55] The Sports Doctor, Dr. Bob Weil checks in with his thoughts on surviving kids' sports season without injury and without parents getting thrown into jail for insisting too vehemently...

Duration:00:56:20

5 Unfounded Fears for Germophobes

4/27/2018
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Germophobes Listen Up! [19:47] Have we become a nation of germophobes? Phil Hulett asks Dr. Michael Z. Kurtz about common germ fears like handshakes, public toilets, drinking fountains, and even open sores! Are any of these surfaces dirty enough to make you sick? Listen and learn. Movie Marvel [39:48] There isn't much happening at the movies this weekend. Manny the Movie Guy joins the friends to review a little art house flick about a bunch of stones. Avengers something. Anyway, Manny's...

Duration:00:56:22

420 Day - National Weed Day

4/20/2018
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Celebrate 420 Day It's 420 Day people. Do what you will to celebrate, but Phil Hulett's first 2 guests think you should spark up a fatty to properly usher in 4:20 in your time zone today. [09:37] Dr. Regina Nelson and Michael Browning co-wrote "Time for the Talk: Talking to Your Doctor or Patient About Medical Cannabis." They cover the medicinal benefits of cannabis, the political climate for a national, recreational initiative from Washington DC, and they clear up whether you should use...

Duration:00:56:55

Bitcoin Tanked. Now What?

4/20/2018
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Can You Still Make a Fortune with Bitcoin? Bitcoin peaked at a price above $19,000 in December 2017. Today it is trading at about half that price. Did you lose money? Should you sell or buy more? Is mining a money-making option? [20:13] Financial expert, John Miller explains where the crypto-currency opportunities are. Listen to him to retire comfortably. Want a free Kindle version of his book, "The Coming Gold, Silver, and Block-Chain Share Explosion?" Send Miller an email at...

Duration:00:56:34