Phil Hulett and Friends
Variety Talk Show featuring entertaining, informative and often funny interviews with celebrities, experts, authors and others on all topics except politics.
info_outline UFO Rendezvous 08/06/2018
UFO Rendezvous Last year we told you about the inaugural Devil's Tower UFO Rendezvous. It was so successful, the organizers are doing it again. You'll hear from event coordinator, Laurie Tucker, live from Hulett, Wyoming. She not only gives you all the poop about this year's UFO Rendezvous at the place where Steven Spielberg's "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" was filmed, she shares her own extraterrestrial encounter.
info_outline Deadly Dog Kisses 08/04/2018
Deadly Dog Kisses Who knew dogs kisses could be deadly? A recent story about a man who lost both legs and his hands after his dog affectionately "kissed" him, lead to a near-deadly infection. Could your dog be infected? what are the symptoms? Do doctors even know what to look for? Dr. Michael Z. Kurtz has answers.
info_outline Essential Oils and Swimming with Whale Sharks 07/27/2018
Essential Oils and Swimming with Whale Sharks Essential oils are all the rage, but are they truly useful? Author, coach and comedian, Jen Coken reveals [29:46] some recipes she's uncovered for safe and effective insect repellents, sun blocks and pain relievers with nothing but natural ingredients. She provides a way for you to receive a free list of useful recipes that use essential oils. She's a funny lady, too. Her book is called, "When I Die, Take My Panties." Yup, there's a good explanation for that title.
info_outline Wild animal attacks! Time to thin the herd? 07/27/2018
Wild animal attacks! Time to thin the herd? Stories of deadly animal attacks on humans are on the rise. Have wildlife conservation laws outlived their usefulness? Bruce Hemming is the author of the book, "4 Seconds Until Impact: The Skyrocketing Attacks by Predators on Humans." He thinks it's time to remind wild animals who's boss. He has some choice words for Animal Rights activists, too!
info_outline A Call for Extra Training for Muscle Car Drivers 07/14/2018
A Call for Extra Training for Muscle Car Drivers We love muscle cars at Phil Hulett and Friends. But [29:35] Phil wonders if it's time to start requiring additional driver training for folks who buy cars with 600 to 900+ horsepower under the hood. To get perspective on the muscle car arms race and what it takes to drive a super powerful car, Danny Bullock from The Bob Bondurant School of High-Performance Driving checks in from their track in Chandler, AZ. Phil is pretty sure Danny promised to teach him how to do a reverse 180! Hooo-weee!
info_outline CBD Research Makes Headway with New Medical Treatments 07/14/2018
CBD Research Makes Headway with New Medical Treatments Medical and Biotech research firms are getting a lot closer to bringing Cannabinoid, or CBD remedies into the main stream. CBD's as they are known, may have significant therapeutic and even healing properties and companies are spending a lot of money to bet on that future promise. [18:42] Eric Adams is the CEO of InMed Pharmaceuticals. He joins the friends live to discuss a recent FDA approval and what it means for CBD researchers.
info_outline Join the Space Force 07/09/2018
Join the Space Force Where can we sign up to join the United States Space Force? Do we get a helmet and a laser gun? Seriously, this is an important topic that impacts people, places and spaces we can only imagine, so enter our favorite space expert, Rod Pyle to sort things out. He took a break from signing autographs on his book, "Amazing Stories of the Space Age," to sort this topic out. Plus he dives into the idea of NASA quitting the space station business, and whether China is getting a leg up on super-massive rockets.
info_outline UFO Sightings on the Decline 07/09/2018
UFO Sightings on the Decline Despite the fact that our skies are watched more now than ever, UFO sightings in the United States are on the decline. [20:31] Jan Harzan is the Executive Director of MUFON, The Mutual UFO Network, a non-profit that investigates reports of UFO sightings. He comments on this trend, and he recounts the very personal encounter he had with extra-terrestrial visitors in his back yard when he was a child.
info_outline The Long Podcast Road Travelled Part 2 06/30/2018
The Long Podcast Road Travelled Part 2 The 367th podcast episode recorded at LA Radio Studio, and today is the "Final Broadcast." Co-hosts from shows past visit, including Gonzo Greg Spillane, Kelly Bennett, Kellie Sue Peters, Stew Herrera, Mike Walters, Dale Lopes, Intern Ricky, Jay Campadonia, Kelly J, Lisa May, Brooke Peterson, Chris Martin and Katie Elsasseur. Every one of them celebrating LA Radio Studio and our show's long podcast run at this location.
info_outline The Long Podcast Road Travelled Part 1 06/30/2018
The Long Podcast Road Travelled Part 1 After 367 podcast episodes at LA Radio Studio, today is the "Final Broadcast." We invited co-hosts from shows past to visit, and visit they did. In the studio, Gonzo Greg Spillane, Kelly Bennett, Kellie Sue Peters, Stew Herrera, Mike Walters, Dale Lopes, Intern Ricky and of course, Phil Hulett. On the phone, Jay (Call me Jayson) Campadonia, Kelly J, Lisa May, Brooke Peterson, Chris Martin and Katie Elsasseur. Every one of them celebrating LA Radio Studio and our show's long podcast run at this location.
info_outline The End is Near for Ports O Call Village and Our Studio 06/22/2018
The End is Near for Ports O Call Village and Our Studio We're operating on borrowed time with the threat of a Marshall arriving on any given day to padlock our door to make it possible for a demo teams to raise our studio. Jayme Wilson is the proprietor of our building as well as Ports O'Call Restaurant. It, too is braced for a visit from the Marshall. Listen to Phil Hulett interview Wilson about the current status of the restaurant and studio, what the fate of 100+ employees will be, and just how long we have to pack up our equipment and go.
info_outline India Pale Ale and Music from the Womb 06/15/2018
India Pale Ale and Music from the Womb Renowned brewer, and author of the book, "Brewing Eclectic IPA," Dick Cantwell checks in 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.
info_outline What the $275 Billion ATT Time Warner Mega-Merger Means for You 06/15/2018
What the $275 Billion ATT Time Warner Mega-Merger Means for You 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.
info_outline How Does Manscaping Work? 06/08/2018
How Does Manscaping Work? 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?
info_outline NBA and NHL Champs, RIP Anthony Bourdain 06/08/2018
NBA and NHL Champs, RIP Anthony Bourdain 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.
info_outline Suborbital Space Tourism and Manny's Mom 06/01/2018
Suborbital Space Tourism and Manny's Mom 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.
info_outline 10 Cool 2018 Cars Under $20K 05/25/2018
10 Cool 2018 Cars Under $20K In a surprising development, Kelly Blue Book Executive Editor, Michael Harley 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?
info_outline Protecting Your Child's Identity and Go Knights Go 05/25/2018
Protecting Your Child's Identity and Go Knights Go 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 show, Heather Wagenhals. [20:53] She explains the risk and what everyone should do to not only protect their family from identity theft, but what to do after their info has been breached and how to find out now if your child has been victimized. Hockey fans! The Stanley Cup Final starts May 28 between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Washington Capitals. Both teams are in the final for the first time and one of them, the Golden Knights are a first-year expansion team. Lots of interest in this playoff series. For expert insight, we turn to award winning sports journalist, Golden Knights Beat Writer, Steve Carp. [45:08] The Las Vegas Review-Journal stalwart analyses the match-up with a historical perspective even a part-time hockey fan can appreciate. By the way, at the beginning of the season a bet on Vegas to win the Stanley Cup brought 500-to-1 odds. There's a guy who stands to win $2 Million. Speaking of Las Vegas, visits from his hovel in the desert to join fellow co-host and Phil Hulett on today's show. Get a load of these items: Did somebody mention betting and good luck? How about a guy who won the lottery...4 TIMES?! Yeah, we hate him, too. What in the heck is GDPR and why should you care? We've confirmed Alexa is indeed a spy. Rotondo is now a verb. Hooray for 1980's metal and rock stars urinating on stuff. A cat riding on a mini-van at 60 mph is a viral sensation. And finally, who knew having sex in a church was against the law? Apparently this couple did not.
info_outline Are Women Sabotaging Their Careers? 05/18/2018
Are Women Sabotaging Their Careers? 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.
info_outline Unleash the Fury with Washington Capitals PA Announcer 05/18/2018
Unleash the Fury with Washington Capitals PA Announcer 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 Conferece 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!
info_outline Grill Breakfast Lunch Dinner and Dessert Like a Pro 05/12/2018
Grill Breakfast Lunch Dinner and Dessert 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.
info_outline How to Keep Mom Safe from Phone and Mail Scams 05/12/2018
How to Keep Mom Safe from Phone and Mail Scams Financial expert, Bill Francavilla offers tips on keeping Mom and Grandma from failling 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.
info_outline May the 4th Be With You - Star Wars holiday 05/05/2018
May the 4th Be With You - Star Wars holiday 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?
info_outline Heavy Metal Master Chef 05/05/2018
Heavy Metal Master 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.
info_outline Parents Have Ruined Kids' Sports 04/28/2018
Parents Have Ruined Kids' Sports If you long for the days when kids' sports actually meant more than a participation trophy, when kids understood the meaning of winning and losing, team work and all the life lessons sports can teach, then you are in luck. 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 that the referee made a bad call or their kid should be in the game instead of warming the bench.
info_outline 5 Unfounded Fears for Germophobes 04/28/2018
5 Unfounded Fears for Germophobes 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.
info_outline 420 Day - National Weed Day 04/20/2018
420 Day - National Weed 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 the word "Marijuana" any more.
info_outline Bitcoin Tanked. Now What? 04/20/2018
Bitcoin Tanked. Now What? 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.