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Blast Off! With Johnny Rocket Episode #9: Exit Politics! (W/Judd Weiss)

August 24, 2018


Show Summary: Judd Weiss joins Johnny Rocket and Raylene to talk about:  the spirit of entrepreneurship, being a visionary and the pitfalls of politics and campaigning. When not brokering real estate deals or taking pictures of economics nerds, he is working on his newest venture,, who looks to revolutionize the future of cannabis and inspire the creation of bold new experiences. He makes Libertarians look cool and inspires us to "Let Life Live". While the show was great, you will NOT want to miss the After Party, get familiar with Judd! Support The Show at PATREON    


About The Guest: John McAfee chose Judd Weiss as his Vice Presidential pick during his 2016 run for the Libertarian Party’s Presidential Nomination. Judd brought the creative vision to the campaign, re-imagining a bold new approach to political messaging with a unique new image, logo, slogan, and innovative groundbreaking campaign videos. An entrepreneur since high school, during his mid-20s Judd Weiss received the Remax Hall of Fame Award after ranking among the top 10 Agents in the state of California, and among the top 20 Agents in the world at Remax Commercial for multiple years. He soon began his own independent Commercial Real Estate Brokerage, where he trained a growing team of Sales Agents focused on high-value, high-pressure negotiations. A serial entrepreneur, Judd has launched multiple successful ventures and teaches others the importance of character in developing lasting strong business success.  Judd Weiss recently launched Lit.Club, a cannabis brand that reimagines marijuana as our recreational evolution, focused on creating a more sophisticated experience for tech professionals. As an extremely prolific enthusiast photographer, Judd now has over 40,000 Facebook profile photos attributed to him. Judd is frequently flown around the world to capture events as memorable art pieces.

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! 

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Guest Website:

Music Provided By: 

The Hillbilly Moon Explosion - “Jackson” (feat. Sparky from Demented Go)

Joey Altruda - “The Big Payoff”

Voodoo Swing - “Quit Jivin’ Me”

Joey Altruda - “The Knockaround”

Books Mentioned:

None that we can think of.

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  • 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 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 to purchase Joey’s music. All songs used with permission from artists.