Episodes

#106: Year 2 of the Pandemic with Dr. Peter Bryant-Greenwood

Jan. 12, 2021

In today’s episode Greg and I are joined by our good friend Dr. Peter Bryant Greenwood. Dr. Greenwood is a pathologist who has decades of clinical and biomedical research and development experience in multiple settings, incl…

#105: Downtown; The Nashville Bombing

Jan. 5, 2021

In today’s episode, we are joined by our good friend Mike Siracuse to discuss the important takeaways from the Christmas Day bombing in Nashville. Mike is an Information Scientist who has extensive experience in the U.S. Gov…

#104: What Is Your Intent?

Dec. 29, 2020

In today’s episode, we are talking about the importance of understanding a person's intent , rather than focusing on their ideology or motive . Although this is something we typically talk about when it comes to understandin…

#103: Recidivism and Your New Year's Resolution

Dec. 22, 2020

In today’s episode, Greg and Brian are talking about Criminal recidivism and your New Years Resolutions. Although these are two seemingly unrelated topics, they actually have a lot more in common than you think! There are a …

#102: I'll see it when I believe it!

Dec. 15, 2020

In today’s episode, Greg and Brian are discussing what they refer to as “ruse crimes” which are basically crimes that are committed using some kind of ruse or trick. A lot of crimes can fall under this category and they are …

#101: QAnon; The Game That Plays People

Dec. 1, 2020

In today’s episode, Greg and Brian are joined by game designer Reed Berkowitz. Reed has an extensive and impressive background in educational, gaming, and entertainment products and has worked with everyone from Universal St…

#100: Thank you to our listeners!

Nov. 26, 2020

On today’s episode, Greg and Brian are joined by some of their past guests in order to commemorate the 100th episode of the podcast! In today’s show, they talk about some of the things that they've learned along the way, how…

#099: The 4th Amendment in peril?

Nov. 24, 2020

On today’s episode, Greg and Brian are talking about a case that is about to be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court involving the confiscation of private property during the course of a police investigation. Although the propert…

#098: The "Happy Head"

Nov. 17, 2020

On today’s episode Greg and Brian are talking about another “Gregism” called the Happy Head. The Happy Head affects all humans and it especially affects us during exciting events like the robbery and shooting spree that we b…

#097: Learning to Learn with Matt Fennell

Nov. 10, 2020

On today’s episode, Greg and Brian are joined by their long time friend Matt Fennel. Matt is currently running a training facility aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton and he also still serves in the Marine Corps Reserves…

#096: Cryptid's and Stereotypes

Nov. 3, 2020

In today’s episode, Greg and Brian are talking about cognitive biases, mythical creatures and stereotypes. They discuss why humans use stereotypes, what they are used for, and whether or not they’re any good. Later in the e…

#095: The actual meaning of John Boyd's OODA Loop

Oct. 27, 2020

On today’s episode, Greg and Brian are doing a breakdown of Colonel John Boyd’s OODA Loop. Some of you may have heard of this before but for those that haven’t the OODA loop stands for Observe Orient, Decide, Act and it is a…

#094: Has the Press outlived itself?

Oct. 20, 2020

On today’s episode, Greg and Brian are talking about the current climate regarding the lack of trust that many people feel regarding major news outlets. They start the conversation by putting things into a historical context…

#093: Apocalyptic Psychology with Dr Carlos

Oct. 13, 2020

On today’s episode, Greg and Brian are talking about social media manipulation and extremist groups with their friend Dr. Carlos Vazquez. Dr. Carlos is an author and holds a doctorate in Psychology and a Master’s in Criminal…

#092: The future of the 1st Amendment

Oct. 6, 2020

On today’s episode, Greg and Brian are discussing some recent, as well as some historical examples of how and when the 1st Amendment of the Constitution applies in certain situations. We specifically talk about the recent st…

#091: VA Psychologist Dr. Colleen Richardson

Sept. 29, 2020

On today’s episode, Greg and Brian are joined by Dr. Colleen Richardson. Colleen is the chief of psychology at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Dallas, Texas and is also a veteran herself. Recently, Brian met Colleen …

#090: Greg and Brian Have Really Smart Friends

Sept. 22, 2020

On today’s episode, Greg and Brian are joined by their good friend Mike Siracuse. Mike is a Scientist, Pilot, Entrepreneur, Producer, and Information Theorist who has been serving our country both inside and outside the Depa…

#089: Your Daily Routine, Two Sides of the Same Coin

Sept. 15, 2020

On today’s episode Greg and Brian are discussing how your daily routines are necessary for accomplishing your goals but at the same time can cloud your judgment. People on both ends of the experience scale, meaning people wi…

#088: Weapon Snatcher John Carughi

Sept. 1, 2020

On today’s episode, Greg and Brian are joined by John Carughi, who is usually referred to as the “ Weapon Snatcher .” A few months ago John was working a security detail for a news station covering the riots in Seattle when …

#087: "Fake it till you make it" is horrible advice.

Aug. 25, 2020

On today’s episode, Greg and Brian are talking about a concept called “fake it till you make it” or also known as “acting as if.” Although this concept can be used successfully in certain situations, it can also give you a f…

#086: Context is EVERYTHING

Aug. 18, 2020

In today’s episode, Greg and Brian are talking about the importance of understanding the CONTEXT surrounding your observations. This includes all of the information you take in on a daily basis whether that’s from a news art…

#085: The Gray Man Project with Brady Pesola

Aug. 11, 2020

On today’s episode, Greg and Brian are joined by Brady Pesola. Brady is a Marine, Executive Protection Agent and he is the creator of The Gray Man Project which is a new initiative to provide information to the average perso…

#084: Warnings Unheeded by Andy Brown

Aug. 4, 2020

In today’s episode, Greg and Brian are joined by Air Force Veteran and Author Andy Brown. Andy is on the show to discuss his book “Warnings Unheeded” where he documents the events leading up to two seemingly unrelated traged…

#083: Captain Dale Dye

July 28, 2020

In today’s episode, Greg and Brian are joined by Captain Dale Dye. Captain Dye is a famous actor, writer, technical advisor, and Marine combat veteran who has appeared in dozens of films, TV Shows, and documentaries. Capt. D…