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Blast Off! With Johnny Rocket Episode #38 Sword and Scale Sabotage! (W/ Mike Boudet) from the Sword and Scale Award-Winning True Crime Podcast)
Show Summary: Conflict with no end in sight! Returning to earth from a perilous assignment in the Bastiat sector, Johnny and Raylene’s ship has fallen under attack and has been boarded by the vast wealth of nonpartisan putdowns, and hacks. On Earth, once promising negotiations between the wingnuts and the moonbats are now in turmoil following a Social Justice warrior bombing on the capital planet earth. As fear and anger prevail, the controversial host of a popular true crime podcast “Sword and Scale” has been fired by podcasting company "Wondery" following an “offensive” social media post. Sword and Scale is an internet radio show and website covering the dark underworld of crime and the criminal justice system’s response to it. Mike Boudet has taken a financial hit, because of his stand and support of free speech thus, Opening the gateway for additional troops and an increase in fighting. The communist’s most dangerous assassin leads the attack. Will our heroes be able to overpower the putdowns and hacks and make it to earth on time? Stay tuned to hear Mike Boudet on episode #38 on Blast Off with Johnny Rocket.
About The Guest: The host of the show Sword and Scale is Mike Boudet who has been active in the world of podcasting since 2007. His background in audio engineering brings a high level of quality to the show, where he combines ambient sounds, music and Foley effects to tell an immersive and visceral story. Among Mike’s many interests is fiction writing, which informs his ability to unravel a story and put the listener inside the listening experience. He’s also a documentary and true-crime TV junkie and can’t get enough of shows like Unsolved Mysteries, The First 48, American Greed and others. Mike’s love of broadcasting and desire to see higher quality independent podcasts led him to create Sword and Scale in late 2013, which combines his talents perfectly into possibly the best true-crime radio show out there.
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 marketing 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!
Award-Winning True Crime Podcast by Mike Boudet
The worst monsters are real...
Music Provided By:
Mars Attacks - “If I Could Be True”
Mars Attacks - “In Vain”
Mars Attacks - “Awful at Being Good”
Books Mentioned: none
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Recorded At :
Escape Pod Studios: Peoria, Arizona 85382
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.
Base One: Federal Way, Washington 98003: 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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