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Blast Off! With Johnny Rocket Episode#13: The Media Space Invaders! (W/ Nicholas Veser)

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Show Summary:

Nicholas Veser joins Johnny and Raylene for an honest conversation about creating high-quality content in the name of liberty.  When life gets hard, Nick gets to work and the world is noticing!  Owner of Liberty Link Media and content creator at Being Libertarian, he knows how to capture the audience he's targeting with top-tier production value, attention to detail, and polished messaging.  His family is his life, but liberty is for his family.  This guy never misses a beat, and you can't miss this show! If you like Nick please check out our extended interview, with many more like him! You can hear it at SupportBlastOff.com on our Patreon!

About The Guest: J. Nicholas Veser began his career at an early age on stage and in front of the camera. During his attendance at West Virginia University on a full theatre scholarship, he became interested in hospitality and worked in the industry while performing on Equity stages throughout the Northeast. His creative and leadership strengths eventually landed him Director of Business Travel Sales for The Ritz Carlton, Battery Park in Manhattan. Soon after, he was drawn to the warm weather and endless opportunity of television in South Florida. He began his career with an International Media Company as a Creative Director and ultimately became the Senior Producer for several shows produced by the company. In 2008, he was promoted to Senior Vice President of Production where he thrived in the free and creative environment that he created for the many Scriptwriters, Production Coordinators, Editors, Traffic Coordinators, and Directors of Photography. Under his leadership, the team achieved tremendous success including 32 Telly Awards won over a 5-year span. In 2014, Nicholas left his career in Production after 11 years to own and operate a successful tech company.

Although any degree of success is not without its fair share of challenges in 2015 he was faced with his most difficult hurdle yet when an unethical Florida Attorney General crippled his small family owned tech company. This only served to strengthen his resolve and he along with his wife Dawn have now become champions of the Liberty Movement in this country. Big business, political donations, and corruption led to the fight of their lives, and they have made a conscious decision to stand up in the face of injustice until the truth is revealed. Through all of his success and adversity, he still considers his greatest achievement to be his 6-year-old son Ryan.

About The Host: Johnny “Rocket” Adams was the creator and host of “The Johnny Rocket Launch Pad – Libertarian Rock n’ Roll Experience” and now “BLAST OFF with Johnny Rocket!” He’s also a musician, graphic artist, author, and former Chief Warrant Officer. Johnny spent his early days earning his stripes as a helicopter pilot in the U.S. Army. Back stateside, Johnny immersed himself in the classic works of Murray Rothbard, Henry Hazlitt, and Ludwig von Mises. From there the AnCap known as “Johnny Rocket” was born. Speaking truth to power from your cell phone tower, Johnny digests the philosophy of liberty and brings them to the man on the street on a weekly basis. Johnny Rocket was also the front-man of the rockabilly group “Hot Roddin’ Romeos” and puts pencil to paper with the critically acclaimed comic series “The Liberty Force.” New York Times best-selling author and podcast host Tom Woods calls Johnny Rocket “one of the most entertaining figures in the liberty movement.”

About the Co-Host: Raylene Lightheart is an activist in the libertarian movement.  She is a dedicated wife and homeschool mom of five.  She is passionate about self-ownership, free association community, and unfettered liberty.  Raylene is the director of marking and sales of Launchpad Media Group.

She is the assistant communications director for Libertarian Party of Washington State and also serves as Region 3 alternate. She also is on the board of Libertarian Party of Kitsap County and was awarded the 2018 Porcupine Award for LPWA.   As a child, Raylene dreamed of being in broadcasting.  When Johnny asked her to be the co-host for his new show, Blast Off! With Johnny Rocket she was thrilled to have the opportunity to advance liberty through education, outreach, and entertainment.

About Ground Control: Benjamin Wiegold is a fellow Libertarian, from the corrupt state of Illinois. Ben is the new producer, sound engineer, and editor of the Blast Off! With Johnny Rocket. Ben has also done work for the Mises Institute and numerous other publications. Ben is a musician, hardcore anarchist, and just an all-around cool dude! 

Host Website:  www.blastoffshow.com or thelaunchpadmedia.com/blastoff

Guest Website:

libertylinkmedia.com

Being Libertarian

Music Provided By: 

Voodoo Swing - “So Fine”

Hillbilly Moon Explosion - “Call Me”

Joey Altruda - “The Big Payoff”

Mars Attacks - “Rocket in the Sky”

Joey Altruda - “Smackin’ the Possum”

Books Mentioned:

None

SPECIAL OFFER! Available only for Blast Off with Johnny Rocket listeners, you can save $5 off a signed copy of “Stay Away From the Libertarians!” using this page only. To receive this special offer, use this link:  Stay Away From Libertarians!  by Remso W. Martinez

 

SPECIAL OFFER  Blast Off! with Johnny Rocket Backstage Pass!

Sign up for The Blast Off! With Johnny Rocket Backstage Pass! Receive extended weekly content starting for just $1.00 an episode!

SUBSCRIBERS RECEIVE:

  • Early access to new episodes before the official release
  • Access to the post-show AFTER PARTY where you will hear extended interviews and behind the scenes content
  • Access to the official Blast Off! With Johnny Rocket Pass Secret Facebook Group
  • You will also receive access to monthly episodes from the League of Liberty Podcast featuring Johnny Rocket, Rodger Paxton, Marc Clair and Chris Spangle.

. You will receive a physical Blast Off! With Johnny Rocket SUPPORTER pass which you're encouraged to wear out to events to help promote the show - simply show your pass at any event that Johnny is attending and you will get to hang out with him one on one!

Recorded At :

Johnny's Base One, Federal Way, Washington 98003.

Johnny uses the legendary Electrovoice RE-20 microphone, Top Of the Line Mogami cables, The industry standard DBX 286s, ART EQ355 Dual Channel 31-Band Equalizer, Focusrite Scarlet 6i6, and smokes “the sweet Turkish blend “of his Camel cigarettes.

Raylene uses a Rode Podcaster microphone. The RODE Podcaster makes high-quality computer recording easy!

Blast Off! is pre-recorded, mixed, and mastered by Benjamin Wiegold. The theme song of "Blast Off! With Johnny Rocket “is "Roots Rock" Performed by Hot Rod Walt and Psycho DeVilles from the record Supercharger (2007) self-released at www.psychodevilles.com. After Party song “Positivity” is from the record Kingston Cocktail (1997) by Joey Altruda released by Will Records.  The All-Nighter song is “Christy” and is from the record “Cocktails with Joey” (1995) by Joey Altruda released by Will records. Please visit https://www.discogs.com/artist/337572-Joey-Altruda to purchase Joey’s music. All songs used with permission from artists.

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Qualified Immunity -Han Solo & Bothom Jean - #4 The Law with D.K. Williams

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Welcome back to The Law with DKWilliams. That is, indeed, me. I am David Kent Williams, Jr., but you can call me DK.  

 

As always, The Law with DK Williams is brought to you by the launchpad media

network -  always launching ideas in your direction. Find us at thelaunchpadmedia.com

 

This week - Todays show is dealing with qualified immunity , Star Wars references, Bothom Jean homicide, expand your mind learn what mens rea is.



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Sounds Like Liberty - Episode 14: No Damsel Here With Raylene Lightheart

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In today's episode Nicky P & Lizzie take a gander at C.R.E.A.M. by Wu-Tang Clan.The song is a perfect starting point to discuss a number of libertarian themes. Child labor laws, monetary theory, capitalism, black markets...a lil bit of everything

 

This week in I Heard This Happened Nicky has found his way back to the heavy while Lizzie hits us with a reissue of some early 00's indie rock.

 

Nicky brings us Chicago metal outfit The Skull's newest disk The Endless Road Turns Dark. Lizzie on the other hand brings us Sonny Says by swedish indie outfit Sonny Crocket.

In this week’s interview we talk to the lovely Raylene Lightheart of Blast Off! With Johnny Rocket. A firebrand anarchist working within the LP and no shortage of guff to give.

 

For music/show notes visit:

http://www.soundslikelibertypodcast.com

 

Check out Raylene at

Blast Off! With Johnny Rocket

 

To listen to full interviews, get merch, music and maybe even a custom song sign join The Freedom Choir at http://www.patreon.com/sllpodcast

 

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Postcards From Somalia Episode #11 Price Gouge, Activate!

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On this episode Alan and Sherry prove their terribleness and talk about how price gouging is a useful market signal. You can catch more of Alan on The Gold Standard at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCb3cDwgjCQC-cMcVUbvv-k , and Sherry on The Sherry Voluntary Show at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyBM4kCp2SlCONwFFC0auzg

You can find audio versions of both shows by searching for “sherry voluntary” or “the gold standard” on your favorite podcasting platforms.

 

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The Last Nighters - Episode 37 - Smokey and the Bandit

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East bound and down, loaded up and truckin', We're gonna do what they say can't be done. We've got a long way to go and a short time to get there.  There’s beer in Texarkana and they’re thirsty in Atlanta.  We’re going to find economics points to make while discussing the Burt Reynolds classic, Smokey and the Bandit.  Join us to watch ol' "Bandit" run.  10-4 good buddy.

 

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Culture, Waterways and Cities -Nice Guys Finish Free #14

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Alex Merced is just your everyday Nice Guy trying to understand the world around him. Join him as he discusses economics and politics in a nice, calm and without our vitriol. Because Nice Guys Finish Free.

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Blast Off! With Johnny Rocket Episode#12: Veracity! (W/ Eric July)

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Show Summary: You won't want to miss this episode with the outspoken and hard-working activist Eric July, where he talks to Johnny and Raylene about changing culture by promoting principles through art and media.  His drive and passion for liberty keeps him hungry, learning, and always improving, working to take these solid ideas of self-ownership to the next level.  He explains why coddling isn't for everyone, and we discuss how we will create warriors for our cause by boldly and without apology, challenging the statist narratives.  This man is a marketing wizard who knows how to cut to the quick while educating others in a truly meaningful way.   

If you like this show, you'll love the After Party and All-nighter where Eric was put "on Blast" and answers listener questions and talks about technology, art, and twitter beef as well as issues with people in "the party".  You can hear both at SupportBlastOff.com on our Patreon!

About The Guest: With a background as such, it is a wonder that Eric July did not end up as another statistic. Born & raised in Dallas, Texas, he has one of the more unique backgrounds. He grew up as a knucklehead; he was constantly in trouble and participating in the gang life. But because he was an athlete, is able to get away and start over as he earned a track & field scholarship to the University of Memphis. Eric is the front man for “Backwordz”, and the Co-founder, Producer & Head of Multimedia at www.beinglibertarian.com.

About The Host: Johnny “Rocket” Adams was the creator and host of “The Johnny Rocket Launch Pad – Libertarian Rock n’ Roll Experience” and now “BLAST OFF with Johnny Rocket!” He’s also a musician, graphic artist, author, and former Chief Warrant Officer. Johnny spent his early days earning his stripes as a helicopter pilot in the U.S. Army. Back stateside, Johnny immersed himself in the classic works of Murray Rothbard, Henry Hazlitt, and Ludwig von Mises. From there the AnCap known as “Johnny Rocket” was born. Speaking truth to power from your cell phone tower, Johnny digests the philosophy of liberty and brings them to the man on the street on a weekly basis. Johnny Rocket was also the front-man of the rockabilly group “Hot Roddin’ Romeos” and puts pencil to paper with the critically acclaimed comic series “The Liberty Force.” New York Times best-selling author and podcast host Tom Woods calls Johnny Rocket “one of the most entertaining figures in the liberty movement.”

About the Co-Host: Raylene Lightheart is an activist in the libertarian movement.  She is a dedicated wife and homeschool mom of five.  She is passionate about self-ownership, free association community, and unfettered liberty.  Raylene is the director of marking and sales of Launchpad Media Group.

She is the assistant communications director for Libertarian Party of Washington State and also serves as Region 3 alternate. She also is on the board of Libertarian Party of Kitsap County and was awarded the 2018 Porcupine Award for LPWA.   As a child, Raylene dreamed of being in broadcasting.  When Johnny asked her to be the co-host for his new show, Blast Off! With Johnny Rocket she was thrilled to have the opportunity to advance liberty through education, outreach, and entertainment.

About Ground Control: Benjamin Wiegold is a fellow Libertarian, from the corrupt state of Illinois. Ben is the new producer, sound engineer, and editor of the Blast Off! With Johnny Rocket. Ben has also done work for the Mises Institute and numerous other publications. Ben is a musician, hardcore anarchist, and just an all-around cool dude! 

Host Website:  www.blastoffshow.com or thelaunchpadmedia.com/blastoff

Guest Website:

Backwordz (the band)

Being Libertarian

Music Provided By: 

Chop Tops - “El Diablo”

Psycho Devilles - “Flames”

Backwordz - “Set Us Free”

Books Mentioned:

None

SPECIAL OFFER! Available only for Blast Off with Johnny Rocket listeners, you can save $5 off a signed copy of “Stay Away From the Libertarians!” using this page only. To receive this special offer, use this link:  Stay Away From Libertarians!  by Remso W. Martinez

 

SPECIAL OFFER  Blast Off! with Johnny Rocket Backstage Pass!

Sign up for The Blast Off! With Johnny Rocket Backstage Pass! Receive extended weekly content starting for just $1.00 an episode!

SUBSCRIBERS RECEIVE:

  • Early access to new episodes before the official release
  • Access to the post-show AFTER PARTY where you will hear extended interviews and behind the scenes content
  • Access to the official Blast Off! With Johnny Rocket Pass Secret Facebook Group
  • You will also receive access to monthly episodes from the League of Liberty Podcast featuring Johnny Rocket, Rodger Paxton, Marc Clair and Chris Spangle.

. You will receive a physical Blast Off! With Johnny Rocket SUPPORTER pass which you're encouraged to wear out to events to help promote the show - simply show your pass at any event that Johnny is attending and you will get to hang out with him one on one!

Recorded At :

Johnny's Base One, Federal Way, Washington 98003.

Johnny uses the legendary Electrovoice RE-20 microphone, Top Of the Line Mogami cables, The industry standard DBX 286s, ART EQ355 Dual Channel 31-Band Equalizer, Focusrite Scarlet 6i6, and smokes “the sweet Turkish blend “of his Camel cigarettes.

Raylene uses a Rode Podcaster microphone. The RODE Podcaster makes high-quality computer recording easy!

Blast Off! is pre-recorded, mixed, and mastered by Benjamin Wiegold. The theme song of "Blast Off! With Johnny Rocket “is "Roots Rock" Performed by Hot Rod Walt and Psycho DeVilles from the record Supercharger (2007) self-released at www.psychodevilles.com. After Party song “Positivity” is from the record Kingston Cocktail (1997) by Joey Altruda released by Will Records.  The All-Nighter song is “Christy” and is from the record “Cocktails with Joey” (1995) by Joey Altruda released by Will records. Please visit https://www.discogs.com/artist/337572-Joey-Altruda to purchase Joey’s music. All songs used with permission from artists.

 

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Marbury v Madison and Kavanaugh? #3-The Law with D.K. Williams

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Welcome back to The Law with DKWilliams. That is, indeed, me. I am David Kent Williams, Jr., but you can call me DK.

As

always, The Law with DK Williams is brought to you by the launchpad media

network -  always launching ideas in your direction. Find us at thelaunchpadmedia.com

 

This week - This is ep 3 -- who was Marbury and why did he sue Madison?

This is a very famous

case - that of course most people have not read. --- Marbury v Madison. Most

folks can probably guess who the “Madison” in the case is, but who was Marbury?

Why did he sue Madison? We’ll get into that historical perspective and why this

early Sup Ct decision is so important even today. And what we can do about it.

 

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Sounds Like Liberty - Episode 13: Where The Wild Memes Roam With Mance Rayder

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In today's episode Nicky P & Lizzie start airing out that dirty religious laundry they have with each other. We look at Freewill by Rush and discuss its religious & objectivist messages.

 

This week I Heard This Happened finds our pair in very different worlds indeed. Nick's over in Europe in some sweaty club and Lizzy is apparently ten years old plopped down in front of The Cosby Show or Wings or some such nonsense.

Nicky brings Kingdoms In Colour by Maribou State. An atmospheric yet easily danceable electronic offering. It reminds me of Caribou meets Royksop but with a more modern R&B bent at times. Lizzy brings The Optimist by Vulfpeck guitarist Cory Wong. Her description is "Imagine if John Mayer had funk as his musical background instead of blues.

 

In this week’s interview we talk to Mance Rayder of The Free Man Beyond The Wall about his own time in the music industry and some strange concerts you wouldn’t believe happened.

 

For links to the music in today's episode or to support Sounds Like Liberty head over to

http://www.soundslikelibertypodcast.com

 

Check out Mance at

http://www.freemanbeyondthewall.com

 

To listen to full interviews, get merch, music and maybe even a custom song sign join The Freedom Choir at http://www.patreon.com/sllpodcast

 

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Postcards From Somalia Episode #10 We’re In Deep State Now

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On this episode Sherry and Alan give you The T on the New York Times Op-Ed and why you should even care about it. You can catch more of Alan on The Gold Standard at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCb3cDwgjCQC-cMcVUbvv-k , and Sherry on The Sherry Voluntary Show at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyBM4kCp2SlCONwFFC0auzg

You can find audio versions of both shows by searching for “sherry voluntary” or “the gold standard” on your favorite podcasting platforms.

 

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