Skillset Live

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 Jul 17, 2018

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Weekly radio show hosted by the editors of Skillset Magazine. Each episode Jason Swarr and Ben Tirpak interview celebrities, athletes, industry leaders, military and law enforcement heroes and on occasion, give a tongue and cheek breakdown of our current social climate in America.

Episode Date
Skillset Live Episode #168: 3 Things To Do Before I Die
52:01

If there is one thing we've learned lately, it's that tomorrow is never guaranteed. Join Skillset hosts, Jason and Ben as they lay out their Top 3 "bucket list" items they must complete before they leave this crazy place we call Earth. 

Jul 03, 2020
Skillset Live Episode #167: WTF (Welcome To Florida)
01:08:21

With all the chaos happening in the USA right now, it seems everybody forgot about checking in on the Sunshine State. Well, leave it to the self-proclaimed #1 podcast in the world to re-explore "America's Dong" and keep you up to date with the antics of the infamous, "Florida Man".

Jun 26, 2020
Skillset Live Episode #166: Black Rambo
55:37

This week we welcome USMC combat veteran and 2A influencer, Black Rambo to Skillset Live! In this phone conversation we cover his path through the Marines, his entrepreneurial drive in the firearms community and then some rapid fire questions to round out the interview. Finally, Jason and Ben wrap the show with their 2 cents on the modern state of our media. Tune in!

Jun 17, 2020
Skillset Live Episode #165: One Big Dysfunctional Family
01:12:17

Wow, it's been a hell of a week. From peaceful protests to criminal looting, our country has taken a beating. Even though there are "entities" out there that want to see America fall, they seem to forget one big thing....we are still family. We will fight, cuss, spit and argue with each other....but we are blood. We are Americans!

Jun 01, 2020
Skillset Live Episode #164: Clint Emerson and Marcus Torgerson
41:12

This week we sit down with two of the the world's most respected bad asses, Clint Emerson from 100 Deadly Skills and world renown Krav Maga expert, Marcus Torgerson. This epic BS session covers post pandemic life, what America will look like in the coming months and a sneak peak into the next edition of 100 deadly skills.  

May 28, 2020
Skillset Live Episode #163 Dan Caldwell - Tapout Co-Founder
01:02:45

This week we get the honor of interviewing Dan Caldwell, who is the co-founder of the famous MMA clothing brand, Tapout. We get insights on the hustle and grind it took to go from selling t-shirts out of the back of his car to eventually building a 200 million dollar mega apparel business. Plus, we dive into his new venture, GripKnife and his entrepreneurial podcast, Pretty and Punk. Let's do this! 

May 22, 2020
Skillset Live Episode #162: You Can't Quarantine Daisy!
01:08:24

She back and defying all the rules! This week we welcome our favorite Skillset political reporter, Daisy back into the studio to catch up on all the madness that's happened in the last 2 months. From protesting advice to murder hornets, we cover it all!

May 04, 2020
Skillset Live Episode #161: Coronapocalypse Draft
42:57

Back by popular demand! The Skillset crew weighs in on who they are teaming up with to make the ultimate Coronavirus Apocalypse survival squad! Who makes the cut and who gets the chop?! Tune in and find out!

Apr 23, 2020
Skillset Live Episode #160: Tin Foil Face Mask
49:25

We're back! Well, sorta...Ben and Jason are still social distancing, but we are getting things done! This week we dive down the rabbit hole of COVID-19 conspiracy theories. Which one holds weight and which one is total political BS? Tune in and find out! 

Apr 03, 2020
Skillset Live Episode #159: Straight Outa Hand Sanitizer
48:32

This week we squeeze one more podcast in before we all get quarantined for the stupid Coronavirus. The boys said they found an expert in infectious diseases.....but in the world where you can buy a college degree on Ebay, we are pretty sure someone was pulling the Charmin over their eyes.

Mar 16, 2020
Skillset Live Episode #159: Straight Outa Hand Sanitizer

This week we squeeze one more podcast in before we all get quarantined for the stupid Coronavirus. The boys said they found an expert in infectious diseases.....but in the world where you can buy a college degree on Ebay, we are pretty sure someone was pulling the Charmin over their eyes.

Mar 16, 2020
Skillset Live Episode #158: Best Job I Ever Had - DriveTanks.com
01:08:33

This week we venture to deep Texas with Colion Noir as we spend a few days doing what real men do....driving tanks and blowing sh*t up. So gather around as we give you solid round up of our time at DriveTanks.com. 

Mar 09, 2020
Skillset Live Episode #157: Shannon "The Cannon" Ritch
01:02:57

This week we welcome MMA pioneer, Shannon "The Cannon" Ritch into the Skillset studios! From his 200+ MMA fights to his Pro Wrestling career to his time as a Blackwater contractor in Iraq, Mr. Ritch is the real "Most Interesting Man In The World".

Mar 02, 2020
Skillset Live Episode #156: Daisy News Network - Show up, Stand up, Speak up!
01:44:30

Its our favorite time of the month where we get political! Join us for another installment of Daisy News Network as she spits the straight truth on what's happening in the good ol' U-S of A!

Feb 24, 2020
Skillset Live #155: Idiot Jeopardy
01:10:25

This week we pretty much throw common decency out the window as the Skillset crew gives their hilarious rendition of "America's Favorite Quiz Show". Even though they have a combined IQ of 69, Brady Miller, Jason Burton and Skillset Ben duke it out for the coveted title of Skillet's Idiot Jeopardy Champion! 

Feb 17, 2020
Skillset Live Episode #154: Clint Smith - Thunder Ranch
01:55:38

This week we are honored to have Clint and Heidi Smith from Thunder Ranch in the Skillset studio! They have built one of the most respected firearms training companies in the world and now we get to share their history and philosophies with the Skillsetfam! 

Feb 10, 2020
Skillset Live Episode #153: Samurai Cop - Gina Marie's Missing The Action
01:01:04

The Queen of low budget action is back and this time it's personal! Join Gina Marie and the Skillset crew as they dive deep into one of the worst action movies ever to grace the bottom shelf of the video store. If you like incredibly bad shoot outs, horrible dialogue and tons of sexual harassment, then this film is for you!

Feb 03, 2020
Skillset Live Episode #152: Bastards' Road - Jon Hancock
01:32:30

This week we are honored to sit down with combat veteran and documentary filmmaker, Jonathan Hancock as we dive deep into his trek across the United States to help him combat his personal demons of war.

Jan 27, 2020
Skillset Live Episode #151: Vince "Rocco" Vargas
01:15:30

Join us this week as we welcome Issue 13 cover story, Vince "Rocco" Vargas to the Skillset studios! 

Jan 20, 2020
Skillset Live Episode #150: Sheriff Mark Lamb and Chief Deputy Matt Thomas
01:17:28

This week we welcome back Sheriff Mark Lamb and Chief Deputy Matt Thomas to the Skillset studios in a great conversation about the stresses LEO's endure on a daily basis. We talk about PTSD, mental health, virtual reality training and even cover the 2A battle in Virginia. 

Jan 13, 2020
Skillset Live Episode #149: Daisy the Cleaning Lady - California Refugee
01:12:30

Tired of the filtered, bias BS you find on the news these days? Do you want the real truth? Well, good news...because our good friend Daisy The Cleaning Lady has finally escaped Komiefornia and now she's going to give you the straight facts! 

Jan 06, 2020
Skillset Live #148 - Yearly Wrap Up and 2020 Predictions
01:32:56

Join the Skillset crew as they wrap up all the headlines from 2019 and then give you "solid" predictions on what's happening in 2020. Will Trump get re-elected? Where will the next devastating natural disaster hit? Will vinyl jumpsuits make a comeback? All this and more!

Dec 23, 2019
Skillset Live #147: Is Print Dead?
01:01:13

Yes I know...as magazine editors, this is not a conversation we want to have, but its a conversation we need to have! Do you think the physical forms of media are dying on the vine and if so, can the next generation bring it back to life? What can we do to prevent this medium from going extinct? Listen in and give us your thoughts!

Dec 16, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #146: Missing The Action - Hard Ticket To Hawaii
01:06:31

In this episode, Skillset Consiglierei, Gina Marie introduces us to a new monthly action flick review segment called: Missing The Action. If you like bullets, bombs and babes...then you will love our first film choice, Hard Ticket To Hawaii! 

Dec 09, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #145: The Return of Florida Man
01:07:42

This week join Jason and Ben as they head back to "America's Dong" and talk about some of the wild and crazy news stories coming out of sunny Florida!

Dec 02, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #144: After Action Report - Demolition Derby
59:18

Join Jason and Ben as they give you a detailed report on their first Demolition Derby experience! 

Nov 25, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #143: Ava Flanell
01:05:10

This week we welcome our good friend and host of the GunFunny Podcast, Ava Flanell back to the studio! In this episode we reveal to the world who her (famous) father is and then cover hot button news topics like Red Flag Laws, Trump impeachment and her thoughts on the Lingerie Football League! 

Nov 18, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #142: Clint Emerson - The Right Kind of Crazy
47:44

This week we sit down with retired Navy SEAL and NY Times Bestselling author, Clint Emerson to talk about his success with Escape The Wolf, 100 Deadly Skills and his new book, The Right Kind of Crazy.

Nov 11, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #141: Keith Garcia
42:46

This week we step into the world of 3 gun competition with top tier shooter, Keith Garcia. We discuss some pro tips for beginners wanting to get into the sport and then dive into a lot of 2A topics surrounding the current state of California.

Nov 04, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #140: Alberto El Patron
01:00:15

Join us the week as we welcome 2x WWE World Champion, Alberto El Patron into the Skillset studio! In this awesome interview we talk about his legendary family history in Lucha Libre, winning multiple WWE titles and his upcoming MMA fight with UFC Hall of Famer, Tito Ortiz! 

Oct 28, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #139: Skillset Issue 12 Breakdown
45:44

This week join editors Jason and Ben as they give you an in-depth look into our latest issue of Skillset! On sale now!

Oct 21, 2019
TBT Skillset Live: Human Lab Rat
49:52

With over 200+ podcasts in our inventory, you were bound to miss a few! So this week we will revisit a show from 2017 where Jason, Ben and Skillset writer Matt Stagliano open up about some of the "less than desirable" jobs of their past!

Oct 17, 2019
Skillset Live #138: Frank Desomma - The State of the Union
01:00:18

There is nobody, let me repeat that...nobody that can hand out an ass chewing to politicians better than Mr. Patriot, Frank DeSomma. Join us for his annual State of the Union podcast where we break down the gun grabber movement, socialism, corrupt politics and the NRA. This show is on fire!

Oct 14, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #137: Daisy The Cleaning Lady - Where's the damn reset button?
01:16:47

Back by popular demand! That's right, everybody's favorite patriot has left California and now she wants to let people know how she really feels! From "Medicare For All" to transgender athletes, Daisy isn't pulling any punches! So find your safe space and get ready for a real dose of America!

Oct 07, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #136: Will McEliece - Just Dudes Talking Guns
01:08:49

This week we welcome Will McEliece from Mac Defense as we sit around and have a good old fashion Pro-Gun conversation. We hit topics like Red Flag laws, the current state of the NRA, politicians and gun control, the anti-gun propaganda machine and even sneak in some car talk for our gearheads. So sit back, crack a cold one and let's do this!

Sep 30, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #135: Delton "Thai-phoon" Kaufmann
56:59

This week we welcome world youth MMA champion, Delton "Thai-phoon" Kaufmann to the Skillset studio. This 12 year old phenom is on a fast track to being a house hold name in the fight game and we find out what makes him tick. Plus, we touch on the parenting side of high level sports with his father, Justin Kaufmann. Seconds out!

Sep 23, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #134: Hamody Jasim - The Terrorist Whisperer
01:17:42

The week we are honored to share the story of CSM Hamody Jasim. From imprisonment under the Saddam Hussein regime to being a vital American intelligence asset during the height of the Iraqi War...Hamody's fight against terrorism is unmatched. And finally, he reveals the honest truth behind the hate Americans face from extremist groups across the globe. So gather around as we have an detailed discussion with "The Terrorist Whisperer". 

Sep 09, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #133: Scorpion 6 Knives
01:13:30

This week we welcome Shane and Katie Magnussen from Scorpion 6 Knives! Join us as we dive deep into their entrepreneurial journey from struggling combat veteran to one of the premier custom knife makers in the world. 

Sep 02, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #132: Deputy Matt Thomas - Laying Down The Law
01:06:41

This week we are joined in studio by Chief Deputy Matt Thomas from Pinal County, Arizona to talk about combating Mexican drug cartels, life as an undercover narcotics officer and his take on Red Flag laws.

Aug 26, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #131: Aubrey Huff - American AF
33:53

This week we are joined by 2x World Series Champion, Aubrey Huff and his podcast co-host, The Hammer as we have a good old fashion BS session about politics and how great it is to live in the United States of America!

Aug 19, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #130: The Straight Truth About CBD
51:00

As firm believers on the health benefits of CBD, we owe it to the Skillset family to learn the straight truth about the hemp extract. So this week we bring in the LCDR Greg Keeley (USN) who is the CEO of On Duty CBD to answer listener questions (and concerns) about Cannabidiol. 

Aug 12, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #129: Jack Carr
56:51

Back in the studio and kicking off his latest book tour is retired Navy Seal and award winning author, Jack Carr. Join us as we talk about the success of his first novel, The Terminal List and where his follow up thriller, True Believer is taking his audience!

Aug 05, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #128: Jaeson Jones: The Deadly Truths of Border Business
42:38

This week welcome Homeland Security expert, Jaeson Jones to the show as we dive into the hottest topic that faces our nation today...the Mexican-American border and the drug cartels that terrorize it. Does he have a solution? Listen and find out! 

Jul 29, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #127: Independent Filmmaking with CineForge Media
01:11:26

Have you ever wonder what it takes to make a feature film? Join the Skillset crew as they talk with Scott Conditt and Jeremy Tremp from CineForge Media about their new film featuring Kevin Smith (Clerks) and Martin Kove (Karate Kid). Plus we talk social media marketing tips for the gun industry!

Jul 22, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #126 - Vetrepreneurs: Invictus International
01:09:53

If you know us, you know we love featuring vetrepreneurs! This week we sit down with three USMC Recondos who have taken their skillsets to the civilian sector offering premiere security services and even a "James Bond" themed experience!

Jul 15, 2019
Skillset Premium #18: Morning Coffee with Jason and Ben
25:58

Some of our best conversations happen during our morning coffee, so why not turn on the mics! Today's topics: Equal pay, gay marriage and first hand accounts of Jason's visit to the Golden State.

Jul 11, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #125: Sheriff Mark Lamb
01:30:32

This week we are honored to have Sheriff Mark Lamb as our guest as we sit down and talk about his daily fight against Mexican drug cartels, human smuggling and his answer to help fix our current border crisis.

Jul 08, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #124: Roman Rozell - The Walk On
01:48:10

Today we sit down for an extended conversation with former Green Beret turned NCAA athlete, Roman Rozell. We outline his troublesome childhood, multiple combat tours in the US Army and his quest to be a collegiate wrestler at the age of 34.  

Jul 01, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #123: Contributor Guide: Writing For Skillset
42:19

Skillset is hiring! We are always looking for unique and interesting stories to fill our pages and this week, Jason and Ben lay down some basic guidelines to help you get your foot in the door!

Jun 24, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #122: Man Skills Vol. 3
01:08:41

Back by popular demand is our next installment of Man Skills! Jason and Ben recap their previous mandatory skillsets and then suggest a dozen more to add to every man's tool box!

Jun 17, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #121: Erin Toughill – The Mindset of a Champion
01:00:49

This week we are honored to sit down with women’s MMA / boxing pioneer, Erin Toughill. We learn about her journey into combat sports, conquering her personal demons, the title fight with Laila Ali and even her time as an American Gladiator. 

Jun 10, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #120: Royce Gracie
54:33

This week we are honored to sit down with MMA pioneer and UFC Hall of Famer, Royce Gracie. We discuss growing up in the legendary Gracie family and the impact Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has had on the world of self defense.

Jun 03, 2019
Skillset Premium #17: Before The Cameras Roll - Royce Gracie
13:14

Sometimes the best conversations happen before the actual interview. Join Jason, Ben and UFC Hall of Famer, Royce Gracie in a pre interview chat about bullying and modern day parenting.

May 30, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #119: Smokejumpers - Jason Ramos
01:08:18

This week we put veteran smokejumper, Jason Ramos in the hot seat and find out what it takes to be part of wildland firefighting's most elite unit. 

May 27, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #118: American Pride - A Skillset Refresher Course
59:46

Oh man...how quickly we forget how good we actually have it here in the ol' U.S. of A. This week, join Jason and Ben as they give the Skillset family a gentle reminder on the privileges and opportunities our great country provides each and every citizen. 

May 20, 2019
Skillset Premium #16: Rippin' Headlines Vol 2
01:05:48

Join Jason and Ben as they blast out some of the most insane news headlines during their weekly Youtube Live Show. Special guest Adam Markesbery.

May 15, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #117: Ursula Williams - World Class 3 Gunner
01:09:30

Nothing motivates us more than when we get to talk with alpha females! This week we sit down with correctional officer, competitive shooter and all around bad ass, Ursula Williams. She breaks down her journey into the sport and all the way to the world stage. 

May 13, 2019
Skillset Overtime #66: Kevin Dixie - Shall Not Be Infringed
53:44

This week we sit down and receive a history lesson from 2A advocate, Kevin Dixie on why we all need to fight to protect our constitutional rights and prevent our unpropitious history from repeating itself. 

May 09, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #116: 3 Tours in 'Nam - Experiences May Vary Vol. 1
01:03:10

In our new series, Experiences May Vary, we sit down with USMC infantryman, Bob Miller as he walks us through his life as a grunt in Southeast Asia. As we soon find out....not everybody hated fighting in Vietnam. In fact...some asked to keep going back. 

May 06, 2019
Skillset Overtime #65: Man Skills Challenge Recap
28:04

It was a hell of an event in Indianapolis! Join Jason and Ben as they break down the "unexpected" results of the 2019 Man Skills Challenge!

May 02, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #115: Undisclosed Location - Buck Doyle and Colion Noir
01:03:03

This week we are on location in the mountains of New Mexico as we sit down with two of the most prolific members of the firearms community. First up we're talking gunfighting with retired Recon Marine, Buck Doyle and then we chat with 2A advocate, Colion Noir...where we talk about anything...but guns. #punkrockAF

Apr 22, 2019
Skillset Overtime #64: The Powder Keg - A Firearms Speakeasy
33:12

Join us this week as we sit down with John Gittus and Mike Coleman to talk about one of the most unique gun stores in America....The Powder Keg.

Apr 18, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #114: Alex Dunbar - Building the Ultimate Protection Dogs
58:56

This week we welcome top protection dog trainer, Alex Dunbar from CQB K-9 to the studio to explain why his dogs are some of the best and most highly trained in the world.

Apr 15, 2019
Skillset Premium #15: Brady Miller's Anti-Human Trafficking Rant
12:44

Sometimes, Brady Miller's opinions are better suited for our Premium audience. This episode is no different. Sit back and soak in Mr. Miller's take on combating the world wide problem of human trafficking. 

Apr 11, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #113: Jason Redman - Reforged In Battle
57:55

This week we sit down with Navy Seal Lieutenant Jason Redman as he shares his life altering experiences in battle and his unbreakable mindset during his road to recovery. 

Apr 08, 2019
Skillset Overtime #63: Mid-week 'BS" Session
57:28

This week the Skillset crew gets a special visit from good friends  Kimberly Root and Kevin as we sit down and throw out another kick ass "BS" session! 

Apr 04, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #112: Skillset After Dark - Going Both Ways Vol. 3
01:24:27

Warning! Don't listen to this podcast if you are easily offended! Brady Miller and Jason Burton are back and playing everyone's favorite game, Going Both Ways. Can you decide if these magazine cover lines are from a Men's or a Woman's magazine?

Apr 01, 2019
Skillset Overtime #62: Cork Graham - The Deceitful World of Reality TV
01:02:28

This week we are back on the phone with adventurer, Cork Graham as he dives deep into the scripted world of reality TV and his dramatic experiences on Discover Channel's Treasure Quest: Snake Island

Mar 28, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #111: Quentin Carter - High Profile Executive Protection
58:17

Join us this week as we sit down with Executive Protection Specialist, Quentin Carter. From Alex Jones to Roger Stone, he's protected some of the most high profile clients in America. 

Mar 25, 2019
Skillset Premium #14: Rippin' Headlines Vol. 1
01:12:02

Join Jason and Ben as they blast out some of the most insane news headlines during their weekly Youtube Live Show.

Mar 21, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #110: Cork Graham - Soldier of a Secret War
01:09:54

Put on your seat belts as we embark on the crazy journey of Cork Graham. From spending 11 months in a Vietnam prison to fighting in a secret war in Central America, this man defines the word "adventurer".

Mar 18, 2019
Skillset Overtime Episode #61: Jason Johnson - Pro Knife Thrower
01:02:11

He's back! Join the Skillset editors as they sit down with world renown knife thrower and star of History Channel's Knife or Death, Mr. Jason Johnson.

Mar 14, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #109: Brandon Lilly - Life After Powerlifting
01:00:28

Join the editors of Skillset as they engage in a deep conversation with former elite powerlifter, Brandon Lilly. Covering the highs and lows of competing as well as the struggle to regain a normal life after he leaves the big stage.

Mar 11, 2019
Skillset Premium #13: 2 Year Review
39:37

Join Jason and Ben as they take a stroll down memory lane and cover the highlights of their 2 years in the podcast game!

Mar 07, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #108: Becoming the Gray Man - Cody Martin
43:45

This week the we sit down with the owner of Option Gray, Cody Martin and discuss a few gray man techniques such as How To Talk To Anyone and Surviving Mass Hysteria.

Mar 04, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #107: Just a "BS" Session with Dakota Meyer and Dustin Garneau
58:10

This week we get a surprise visit from MOH recipient, Dakota Meyer and MLB catcher, Dustin Garneau. Perfect timing for our weekly, uncensored BS session!

Feb 25, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #106: The American Dream - Adam Shepard
38:05

Could you survive 30 days in an unfamiliar city with only $25 in your pocket and the clothes on your back? This week we sit down with author and documentary filmmaker, Adam Shepard as he walks us through his journey to prove the American Dream is still alive and kicking. 

Feb 18, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #105: The War on Masculinity - Ryan Hoover
50:41

Why is it that society is pushing harder than ever against being a man? Is the end goal for this movement to mentally castrate the male race? Join writer, Ryan Hoover as he talks with the editors of Skillset Magazine about this trendy social justice war cry. 

Feb 11, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #104: Conquering Your Own Mind - Ray "Cash" Care
46:15

One of the biggest road blocks people face is the doubt in their own head. Join the Skillset crew as they sit down with former Navy SEAL, Ray "Cash" Care as he explains sure fire ways to conquering your own mind.

Feb 04, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #103: Brandon "Six Gun" Gibson
49:34

Coming straight outa the famed JacksonWink academy, this week we chat with world renown striking coach, Brandon "Six Gun" Gibson. 

Jan 28, 2019
Special Announcement: Skillset Magazine and Athlon Outdoors Team Up!
03:46

Skillset Magazine is proud to announce our new partnership with Athlon Outdoors! This merger means the same great content but more distribution and a better digital experience for all the SkillsetFam!

Jan 22, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #102: Aubrey Huff - MLB World Champion
01:10:58

Join the Skillset crew as they talk with 2x MLB World Champion, Aubrey Huff about life after the big leagues, toxic masculinity and the current social and political climate of America. 

Jan 21, 2019
Skillset Overtime Episode #60: Weekly Live Show 01-17-19
01:04:14

Weekly Live Show Topics: Januhairy - Door Knob Lickers - Sienfeld is Offensive - All Nude Restaurant - Lady in Coma Gives Birth - Transgender James Bond - Man Stabs Girlfriends Cat - Florida Teacher Feces - Fajita Heist

Jan 17, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #101: Tito Ortiz
01:04:14

He's an MMA pioneer, UFC Hall of Famer and an American patriot. Join the skillset crew as they sit down with Tito Ortiz and talk about the early years of the UFC, his love for our country and raising three sons to be responsible, outstanding members of society. 

Jan 14, 2019
Skillset Overtime Episode #59: Drop Your Purse Nancy
46:52

This week the Skillset crew welcomes Issue #9 cover model, Coach Gruler in the studio to talk about the pussification of American youth and how we can get our society back on track.

Jan 10, 2019
Skillset Live Episode #100: A Look Back From The Beginning
01:46:26

Join Skillset Magazine editors, Jason Swarr and Ben Tirpak as they take a trip down memory lane and break down their favorite moments creating the #1 Alpha Lifestyle magazine in the world. 

Jan 07, 2019
Merry Christmas from Skillset Magazine!
03:08

We wanted to wish you and your families a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Thank you for all the support!

Dec 24, 2018
Skillset Overtime Episode #58: Season's Beatings - Top 10 Manliest Shows To Watch This Holiday
01:04:45

Tired of crying over those Hallmark holiday movies every year? Well dust off that man card because the Skillset crew is giving you 10 bad-ass shows that will put the hair back on your puny chest! Consider this an early Christmas present ya pansy!  

Dec 20, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #99: Political Incorrectness - Daisy The Cleaning Lady
01:20:02

Daisy is back and she's fired up! Join the Skillset Live hosts as they welcome their favorite cleaning lady back in the studio to talk about the world of political correctness. Plus we get her opinion on the 15 Christmas gifts you SHOULDN'T buy your spouse!

Dec 17, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #98: The 2019 Skillset Death Pool
01:33:35

Spoiler Alert...everybody dies. So why not make the best of a bad situation? Join the Skillset crew as they lay out their annual Death Pool picks and even give some our their listeners a chance to cash in on the great beyond!

Dec 10, 2018
Skillset Premium #12 - Live Show Dec 1st 2018
01:07:29

Enjoy the audio portion of Jason and Ben's previous live show! You can catch the video at our Youtube channel (SKILLSET MAGAZINE) **SHOW TOPICS** Rudolph The Racist Reindeer - Frozen Iguanas - Storage Auction Owner Finds 7.5 MILLLION In Cash - Woman Marries Ghost - Girl named ABCDE - YouPorn Bans Starbucks In Office

Dec 03, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #97 - Veteran Stem Cell Therapy
01:03:09

This week we sit down with Travis Wilson, retired Green Beret and CEO of Time For A Hero as we discuss his company's quest to provide Stem Cell Therapy to wounded veterans. 

Dec 03, 2018
Skillset Overtime Episode #57: Islands of Death - With special guest Amazing Grace 007
01:11:32

This week we sit down with special guest, Amazing Grace 007 and discuss the most dangerous islands in the world as well as play an eye opening round of "would you rather". 

Nov 29, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #96 - Mob Mentality: Black Friday Horror Stories
01:00:18

How much of your life are you willing to risk to save 30% on that flat screen TV? Join Jason and Ben as they discuss insane first hand accounts from Thanksgiving and the infamous, Black Friday. 

Nov 26, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #95 - David Burnett: Making A Night Stalker
01:00:44

This week we sit down with author and special operation veteran, David Burnett as we talk about his new book, Making A Night Stalker. 

Nov 19, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #94: Dakota Meyer - The Price of Freedom
01:18:11

This week we are humbled to have Medal of Honor recipient, Dakota Meyer in the Skillset studios. In this epic discussion, we cover the heroic battle that changed his life, his personal challenges fitting in as a civilian and what he is doing as an American Warfighter to honor all those who have gone before him. 

Nov 12, 2018
Skillset Overtime Episode #56 - Live Show
55:03

Enjoy the audio portion of Jason and Ben's previous live show! You can catch the video at our Youtube channel (SKILLSET MAGAZINE) **SHOW TOPICS** Peta thinks we are all racist - Transgender cyclist - Blink 182 UFO hunters - Having sex with ghosts - Preschool fight club

Nov 08, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #93 - Ed Calderon: Invasion USA?
58:20

This week we get the call from Méxican criminal culture expert, Ed Calderon, as he gives us an insiders look into the migrant caravan thats heading towards the U.S. Is it being funded by outside political sources? How will the cartels handle the situation? Tune in to find out the truth!

Nov 05, 2018
Skillset Premium #11 - Live Show Oct 30th 2018
59:54

Enjoy the audio only version of our Youtube Live Show! We're talking about creepy pasta and all things Halloween!

Oct 30, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #92 - Students of the Game
01:20:07

This week Jason and Ben head back to school. Two months ago, these two made a pact to learn a new "skillset" and with the help of Army snipers, Chad Marr and Nick Gough, they made good on their promise. Join them as they break down their student experiences and let's find out if you can "teach an old dog new tricks."

Oct 29, 2018
Skillset Overtime #55 - The Legalities of Carrying a Firearm - Center Mass Podcast
01:05:46

This week we are asking every responsible firearm owner to listen to this re-broadcast of our Center Mass Podcast. Second Amendment lawyer, Tim Forshey discusses the do's and dont's of carrying a firearm. From where you can carry legally to step-by-step instructions on what to do if you have to use your gun in self defense. A MUST LISTEN!

Oct 25, 2018
Skillset Premium #10 - Hold My Beer...We're Winning The Lotto
41:12

Lotto fever has infected America and every broke SOB is spending his Four Loco money on that last desperation ticket out of the poor house. Who's it gonna be and what would you do with a billion dollars? Join the Skillset crew as they break down the country's biggest pipe dream! 

Oct 22, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #91: Driver's Ed - My First Rally Car Course with Matt Stagliano
54:33

Skillset writer, Matt Stagliano is back and he's giving us a first hand account on his experiences at the Team O'Neil Rally Car School.

Oct 22, 2018
Skillset Overtime Episode #54 - East vs West Coast
40:30

This week the boss is away and co-host, Ben Tirpak tries his hand at running the show. Join him and his special guest, Hank Greenberg  as they discuss who does it better, the East or the West coast.

Oct 18, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #90: Austin Weiss - Guerrilla Entrepreneurship
01:04:04

It's all about grinding hard and staying humble. Master metal fabricator, Austin Weiss is back and joins the Skillset crew for a solid conversation about what it takes to overcome the metal roadblocks of entrepreneurship

Oct 15, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #89: Daisy The Cleaning Lady - Volume 3
01:07:11

She's back and she's ready to spit some straight truth to the American youth! From bar room knife attacks to Antifa to her secret recipe on how she can fix the hate in our country....Daisy's wisdom is solid gold!

Oct 08, 2018
Skillset Overtime #53: America - Divided We Stand
01:29:18

All that hate's gonna burn you up, kid... This week the Skillset crew explores where America stands on hard hitting topics that fill your daily news feed. Can fix the divide?

Oct 04, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #88: RED WAR - Author Kyle Mills
01:01:32

This week we bring in New York Times bestselling author, Kyle Mills to discuss his latest Mitch Rapp novel, Red War. Then stay tuned as Jason and Ben discuss their new found careers as accomplished fantasy writers. 

Oct 01, 2018
Skillset Overtime #52: Florida - A Sunny Place For Shady People.
01:26:08

Oh man, you may want to hide the little ones during this podcast! Brady Miller and Jason Burton are back in the studio as we play a little game about the distinguished state of Florida. 

Sep 27, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #87: Isaiah Washington
01:18:03

Acclaimed actor, Isaiah Washington joins the Skillset crew to talk firearms, military life and blazing a trail in Hollywood…his way.

Sep 24, 2018
Skillset Overtime #51: Travis Haley and Robert Bruce
01:22:34

Its been a year and a half but Travis Haley is back and he's brought some firepower! Join the Skillset crew as we talk with the HMFIC's of Haley Strategic about the filming of Jurassic World: Exodus, the direction Travis is taking the company in the near future and Robert's journey as a double amputee.  

Sep 20, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #86 - Going Dark 101
01:16:33

This week we are joined by Skillset writer, Matt Stagliano as he introduces us to the world of crypto currency and the interworkings of the dark web.

Sep 17, 2018
Skillset Overtime Episode #50 - Rippin' Headlines with Matt Stagliano
01:06:53

The Skillset crew introduces a new Overtime format with world renown writer, Matt Stagliano from Firelance Media. 

Sep 13, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #85 - Civil War: Part Deux
01:15:09

It's one of the most controversial subjects today, but do you think the United States could really survive a modern day Civil War? Join the Skillset crew as they discuss the countless repercussions our society (and the world) would face if America finally reached its boiling point.

Sep 10, 2018
Skillset Live Show - Sept. 7th 2018
55:56

**SHOW TOPICS** 9/11 poster biased against terrorist - British model turns body parts into jewelry - Wedding ring penis - 7,000 insects stolen from museum - Drunk animals - Weird Florida news

Sep 07, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #84 - Fieldcraft Survival
01:16:44

This week the Skillset crew sits down with Mike Glover and Kurt Hohan from Fieldcraft Survival. We discuss their careers as Special Forces Operators, the trials military members face during their transition to civilian life and how to successfully apply mental discipline to the world of entrepreneurship.

Sep 03, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #83: Austin Weiss
01:24:13

Join the Skillset crew as they have a kick ass conversation with master metal fabricator and serial entrepreneur, Austin Weiss. Attitude, faith, work ethic, motivation and mental fortitude are the defining topics in this incredible discussion!

Aug 27, 2018
Skillset Premium #8: The Science Behind Zombies
56:11

Following a lead from Ben's lab rat studies, the Skillset crew brings in a card carrying Necrologist to break down the science behind the fictitious (or so we thought) Living Dead.

Aug 21, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #82: Tait Fletcher
01:20:08

This week we sit down with pro ass kicker turned actor, Tait Fletcher. Join us as we discuss his early days of MMA, life as a Hollywood stuntman, modern diet fads and even dive into some current day conspiracy theories.

Aug 20, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #81: MX Maniac - Sara Price
01:21:25

This week we are shifting into gear and sitting down with Team Hoonigan star, Sara Price. Then we get a visit from some of our favorite Skillsetfam to discuss the upcoming Man Skills Challenge and brainstorm on a new Skillset boardgame! It's on! - Show Sponsors: Brownells - PVK.Vegas - PerseveranceSurvival.com

Aug 13, 2018
Skillset Overtime Episode #49 - Straight Up Capitalism
01:03:38

You asked for it, you are gonna get it! Skillset Overtime is back! Join Jason and Ben as they explore the benefits of a capitalist society by brainstorming some insane ways to fill your pockets with massive amounts of cheddar. Unemployment is for the weak! - Show Sponsors: iTargetPro.com - CarolinaFirearmsForum.com

Aug 09, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #80 - Daisy The Cleaning Lady: I'm not old...I'm seasoned you S.O.B.
01:33:10

She's back and she didn't forget to pack some attitude! Join the Skillset crew (along side Skillset publisher, Gina Marie) as our favorite cleaning lady talks Commiefornia, the American work force and funding her upcoming trip to space. No seriously, these are some of the topics. - Show Sponsors: Brownells - PVK.Vegas - PerseveranceSurvival.com

Aug 06, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #79 - The Day The Internet Died
01:18:32

We all joke about how great it would be if the internet just turned off, but has anyone really thought about the real consequences? Join the Skillset crew along side our special guest, Kimberly Root as we discuss how a complete blackout would temporarily paralyze the world.

Jul 30, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #78 - Danny Worsnop: Asking Alexandria Frontman
01:12:54

This week the Skillset crew gets a surprise visit from Asking Alexandria's frontman, Danny Worsnop. If you love America, hard rock, guns, the military and eating red meat...then you are in the right place!  

Jul 23, 2018
Skillset Premium #7 - Frank DeSomma: Renegade Entrepreneur
54:09

On this premium episode, we are joined by world renown gun-trepreneur, Frank DeSomma as he breaks down his no bullshit secrets to starting (and growing) a successful business.

Jul 18, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #77 - Kaya Jones
01:08:31

She's strong, she's tough and she's not afraid to fight. Join the Skillset crew as we break down the current state of America with former Pussycat Doll and political activist, Miss Kaya Jones. 

Jul 16, 2018
Skillset Episode #76 - Darren McBurnett: Through The Eyes of a Navy SEAL
01:22:11

Join us in the Skillset podcast studios as we host world renown photographer and retired Navy SEAL, Darren McBurnett. We discuss getting through BUD/S, capturing some of the most intense training images in the DOD and his friendship with editor, Jason Swarr.

Jul 09, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #75 - John Lovell - Warrior Poet Society
01:20:53

Former Army Ranger, John Lovell sits down with the Skillset crew to discuss military transition, mindset, faith and the elite fraternity known as the Warrior Poet Society. 

Jul 02, 2018
Skillset Premium Episode #6 - How Shit Works: Pro Wrestling
01:08:36

New Premium Series! Join the Skillset crew as they pull back the curtain on Professional Wrestling and explain the inner workings of a live TV wrestling event.

Jun 26, 2018
Skillset Magazine Episode #74 - Alex Bosco - SB Tactical - Bonus content: The United States of Space
01:19:33

This week we sit down with SB Tactical founder, Alex Bosco and discuss his monumental efforts for the gun community and then we breakdown Trump's epic creation, Space Force.

Jun 25, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #73 - Jeff Bosley - The Hollywood Combat Tour
01:32:30

Join the Skillset crew as they talk with former Green Beret turned actor, Jeff Bosley. We're covering life as a Special Operations Soldier and the trials and tribulations of being an actor in today's Hollywood.

Jun 18, 2018
Skillset Premium Episode #5 - Sneak Peek into Skillset Issue 7
22:30

Get an inside look into our upcoming issue of Skillset! Jason and Ben break down every feature story and even give some insight on a very special giveaway! For Premium Members Only!

Jun 14, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #72 - The Court of Unpopular Opinion
01:57:20

Brady Miller and Jason Burton are back and we are putting them on the hot seat! Listen in as they are forced to defend the very things they hate while the notorious Judge Elswarro presides. Remember gentlemen, you are under oath!

Jun 11, 2018
Skillset Premium Episode #4 - Would you participate in The Purge?
01:14:54

Join us for our 4th premium episode as the Skillset crew breaks down the fictitious,12-hour kill fest known as The Purge. Could this idea really work in our current society? Would you purge?

Jun 05, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #71 - The State of the Union: Frank DeSomma
01:34:09

Mr. Patriot is back in the Skillset studios to discuss the current state of our nation. From tyranny to President Trump, this man leaves no stone unturned!

Jun 04, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #70 Javier Torres: Bellator MMA Fighter
01:19:00

This week we sit down with Bellator MMA fighter, Javier Torres and listen to one of the most motivating immigrant stories we've ever heard on Skillset Live. The American dream is still alive!

May 28, 2018
Skillset Overtime Episode #48 - The Parent Test
01:25:33

Just because you are old enough to make a baby, doesn't mean you are mature enough to raise one. Join the Skillset crew as they discuss the failing parent movement and it's effects on generations to come.

May 24, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #69 - Ice Road Trucker - Mark Kohaykewych
01:05:46

This week the Skillset crew breaks the ice with the star of History Channel's Ice Road Truckers, Mr. Mark Kohaykewych.

 
May 21, 2018
Skillset Overtime Episode #47 - You're Doing It Wrong: Straight talk with Daisy the Cleaning Lady
01:21:21

She's walked this earth for 75 years and it's time she drops some truth bombs on the Skillset family. Join us as we hear some straight talk from Daisy...our bad ass cleaning lady.

May 17, 2018
Skillset Live #68 - Ian Strimbeck - Runenation
01:22:35

There are a million places that teach you how to protect yourself. But what's really best for you? Join us as we talk with Runenation founder, Ian Strimbeck about to how to intelligently invest in your self defense training.

May 14, 2018
Skillset Overtime #46 -Ava Flanell - Elite Firearms and Training
46:18

Join us as we sit down with NRA instructor, Ava Flanell as we get a female's perspective on successfully working in the firearms industry.

May 10, 2018
Skillset Premium Episode #3 - Hater's Ball
01:32:27

Well, you paid for it, your gonna get it. Pure, uncensored Brady Miller. Join the Skillset crew and famed 1911 builder, Jason Burton as we have a quiet, mature conversation about the things that really piss us off.

May 09, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #67 - X Games Champion - Morgan Wade
01:20:59

This week the Skillset crew talks with X Games champion, Morgan Wade about the evolution of the BMX scene, his love for firearms and his unrelenting effort to support our troops overseas.

May 07, 2018
Baby Maker
01:25

Skillset Ben is a new father!!

Apr 30, 2018
Skillset Overtime Episode #45 Apocalypse Draft Day
01:09:28

Don't care about the NFL draft? Neither do we. But why waste a chance to draft our favorite people on our team! Join the Skillset crew as they hand pick their top 5 bad asses to carry them into the apocalypse.

Apr 26, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #66 - Gun Entrepreneur - John Sharps
01:24:21

Ever want to make a living manufacturing firearms? Well, lock and load because this week the Skillset crew welcomes the owner of one of the most unique companies in the gun industry, Mr. John Sharps.

Apr 23, 2018
Skillset Overtime Episode #44 - The Shot Heard Round The World
01:37:43

April 19th, 1775 was a pivotal moment in American history. This was the day we took our first steps to a free nation. Join the Skillset crew as they welcome "Mr Patriot" Frank DeSomma and discuss this historic event.

Apr 19, 2018
Skillset Live Premium Episode #2 - Idiot Jeopardy
01:05:13

Join the guys on this premium episode as they give their hilarious rendition of "America's Favorite Quiz Show". Even though they have a combined IQ of 69, Brady Miller, Jason Burton and Skillset Ben duke it out for the coveted title of Skillet's Idiot Jeopardy Champion!

Apr 17, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #65 - Wheeler Walker Jr.
01:07:47

This week the guys sit down with country music artist, Wheeler Walker Jr (aka The P*ssy King) as we talk how he's taking over the country music scene, one F-bomb at a time.

Apr 16, 2018
Skillset Overtime Episode #43 - Mars Attacks
01:02:52

Buckle up as Jason and Ben tackle the subject of colonizing Mars and how quickly humans will screw things up in outer space. Lift off commences in 3, 2, 1...

Apr 12, 2018
Skillset Premium Episode #01 - How To Survive Your First Time In Jail
01:20:49

We all make mistakes and sometimes you have to man up and deal with the consequences. Join the Skillset crew as they give you some hilarious first hand experiences inside the gray bar motel.

Apr 09, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #64 - Bryan D. Hillis: The Myths About Executive Protection
01:10:06

This episode we discuss the realities of Executive Protection work with Skillset writer and security specialist, Bryan Hillis.

Apr 09, 2018
Skillset Overtime Episode #42- The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword
01:03:59

Join the Skillset crew as they talk with tactical pen pioneer, Jack Roman about how he developed his company, Tuff Writer into one of the toughest pen manufacturers in the world.

Apr 05, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #63 - Pro Gun Writer - Author Fred Mastison
01:29:34

So you want to be a writer? This week the Skillset crew sits down with professional firearms author, Fred Mastison to discuss the pros and cons on writing for the magazine industry. 

Apr 02, 2018
Skillset Overtime Episode #41 - Come And Take Them
01:01:04

There's no escaping it, everywhere you turn the gun debate is in your face. So join the Skillset crew as they share their thoughts on the subject and discuss how America is handling this political divide.

Mar 29, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #62 - Cleen Rock One - World Famous Ink Slinger
01:16:30

The Skillset crew links up with Ink Master legend, Cleen Rock One for a raw and uncensored look inside the tattoo industry. 

Mar 26, 2018
Skillset Overtime Episode #40 - Hank Robinson - Master Engraver
51:56

The Skillset crew sits down with Dremel artist, Hank Robinson as he talks about the challenges of post military life and his rise to the top of the custom engraving game.

Mar 22, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #61 - Ed's Manifesto #2
01:13:09

Criminal culture expert, Ed Calderon is back! In this episode, we dive into some of the modern weapons and tactics of the Mexican drug cartels. 

Mar 19, 2018
Skillset Overtime Episode #39 - Triumph Of The Alpha Male
01:04:53

In our everlasting attempt to de-pussify American society, the Skillset crew breaks down the different character traits between alpha and beta males. 

Mar 14, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #60 - Jack Carr - Navy Seal - Author of The Terminal List
01:00:50

Retired Navy SEAL turned author, Jack Carr joins the Skillset crew to discuss his new action thriller, The Terminal List. 

Mar 12, 2018
Skillset Overtime Episode #38 - Country Music Artist - Wayne Garner
01:02:42

Country music artist, Wayne Garner joins the Skillset crew to discuss life on the road and the challenges that up and coming musicians encounter along the way. Plus, Jason and Ben layout their top country songs of all time! 

Mar 08, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #59 - Nick Trask - Custom Motorcycle Builder
01:04:44

This week we gear up and talk with the mastermind behind the world famous Assault Bike series, Nick Trask. 

Mar 04, 2018
Skillset Overtime Episode #36 - No One Cares What You Think
52:28

"All that hate is gonna burn you up kid..." This week the Skillset crew discusses the problem with political social media activists and what you can do to keep them out of your feed.

Mar 01, 2018
Skillset Live # 58 - Johnny Primo - Former Special Forces Gunfighter
01:16:38

This week we bring in the heavy guns as we talk with former Green Beret and owner of Courses of Action, Johnny Primo. Special guests also include Krav Maga expert, Marcus Torgerson. 

Feb 26, 2018
Skillset Overtime #35 Going Both Ways: Part 2
01:37:01

If you thought part one was funny (Skillset Live #30), wait till you here this show! Jason Burton and Brady Miller re-join the Skillset crew to take another shot at deciphering cover lines from men's and women's magazines.

Feb 22, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #57 - Tracking Expert - Freddy Osuna
01:11:46

You can run, but you can't hide. This week the Skillset crew talks with expert tracker and owner of Greenside Training, Freddy Osuna.

 

Feb 19, 2018
Skillset Overtime #34 - Dude, Hold My Beer
01:00:06

Bottoms Up! The boys sit down and talk about the American drinking culture and then re-live some of their infamous drinking stories from their 20's.

Feb 15, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #56 - Leah Pritchett - NHRA Top Fuel Driver
01:36:41

Buckle up because this week the guys sit down with NHRA Top Fuel driver, Leah Pritchett to discuss her road on becoming one of the fastest drag racers in history. 

Feb 11, 2018
Skillset Overtime #33 Entrepreneurship - Stop Working For The Man
01:14:10

TAKE THIS JOB AND.....hold up, don't quit just yet. Join the Skillset crew as they re-visit the trending topic of becoming an entrepreneur and give you some solid advice on the do's and dont's of owning a successful business

Feb 08, 2018
Skillset Live Episode #55 - Oakland A's Dustin Garneau
01:07:54

This week we sit down with Oakland A's catcher, Dustin Garneau to talk spring training, life in the minors and even find out what gun he's carrying into the apocalypse.

 
Feb 05, 2018
Skillset Overtime #32 - Tide Pod Buffet
58:29

This week the Skillset crew discusses insane internet challenges and why these will be the downfall of America. 

Jan 30, 2018
Skillset Live #54 - Live From Shot Show
01:31:08

Double Header podcast! This week the Skillset Crew talks with Security Contractors, "Gator" and "DB Boon" from Firebase CSG and John and Alex from Fenrir Recovery. We are live from the Vertex booth at the 2018 Shot Show in Las Vegas!

Jan 29, 2018
Skillset Overtime #31 - Never Meet Your Heroes
01:08:21
Do you follow the old adage of "never meet your heroes"? Join Jason and Ben as they break the rules and discuss their list of influential people (alive or dead) that they would love to crack a beer with.
Jan 18, 2018
Skillset Live #52 - Bourbon 101 - Charlie Garrison - Whiskey Peddler
57:13
We all love to drink it, but what do we really know about it? Join Charlie Garrison, co-owner of Garrison Brothers Distillery as he give the guys an intoxicating lesson in American whiskey.
Jan 14, 2018
Skillset Overtime #30 - SHOT Show Survival Guide
01:09:28
In this episode, Jason explains to Ben what exactly he's getting into when he attends the 2018 SHOT Show this January in Las Vegas.
Jan 10, 2018
Skillset Live #51 - Bounty Hunter Bootcamp
01:10:24
This week the Skillset crew talks with fugitive recovery expert, Scott Gribble about his academy - Bounty Hunter Bootcamp.
Jan 08, 2018
Skillset Overtime #29 Don't Live Off Grid
51:30
Jason and Ben discuss the tiny house movement and why living off grid is a fad that will eventually have you regretting this costly decision.
Jan 04, 2018
Skillset Live #50 - Jeff Nichols - Navy SEAL / Exercise Physiologist
49:18
This week we talk about the physical training of future specops personnel with former SEAL TEAM 6 operator and 18 year strength coach, Jeff Nichols
Jan 01, 2018
Skillset Overtime #28 - Why I Won't See My Favorite Band
38:37
In this episode, Jason explains what's holding him back from seeing his favorite band of all time.
Dec 28, 2017
Skillset Live #49 - Rob Riggle
01:08:43
This week the Skillset crew sits down with legendary funny-man and retired Marine, Rob Riggle.
Dec 24, 2017
Skillset Overtime #27 Go Home Santa You're Drunk
55:04
Not every Santa Claus turns out to be filled with holiday cheer. Join the Skillset crew as they break down some Rent-a-Santa horror stories.
Dec 21, 2017
Skillset Live #48 - 100 Deadly Skills - Clint Emerson
01:03:34
This week the Skillset crew goes "dark" and talks with 100 Deadly Skills author and retired Navy SEAL, Clint Emerson.
Dec 18, 2017
Skillset Overtime #26 - Podcasting 101: It's easy, right?
55:12
So you wanna make a Podcast? What could go wrong? Join the guys as they walk through some hilarious show moments that will never see the light of day.
Dec 12, 2017
Skillset Live #47 Skillset's Guide To Winter Survival
01:13:30
You asked for it, we deliver! Join Jason and Ben as they discuss the Skillset's Guide to Winter Survival.
Dec 11, 2017
Skillset Overtime #25 - MythBusting The Flu
50:40
Join Jason and Ben as they de-bunk old medical wives' tails and explore insane flu remedies from around the world.
Dec 06, 2017
Skillset Live #46 - Why You Shouldn't Make a New Years Resolution
01:04:12
We all make them...we all break them. The Skillset crew explains why making New Year's resolutions are as useless as a knitted condom.
Dec 03, 2017
Skillset Live #45 - Manliest Gifts Vol. 1
01:14:23
Looking for that one gift that will have your man wrapped around your finger all year round? Look no further! The Skillset crew gives you 10 of the manliest gifts of all time.
Nov 27, 2017
Skillset Overtime #24 - Don't Drone Me Bro
49:37
Get ready, because it’s coming. The Skillset crew dive into the lethal world of drones.
Nov 22, 2017
Skillset Live #44 - Active Shooter
01:05:36
It’s not if...it’s when. Join the Skillset crew as they discuss defensive tactics against an active shooter.
Nov 20, 2017
Skillset Overtime #23 - New Age Gun Guy
51:11
In this episode Jason and Ben discuss their different experiences and expectations as firearm owners.
Nov 16, 2017
Skillset Live #43 - Michael Rooker
01:07:21
This week the Skillset crew sits down with the star of Hollywood hits like Guardians of the Galaxy and The Walking Dead. Get ready because it's time to go front and center with Mr. Michael Rooker.
Nov 13, 2017
Skillset Overtime #22 Hotel Horror Stories
49:47
From chalk lines in the hallway to foul smelling mattresses, we've all experienced a hotel nightmare form time to time. Tune in to hear some of the Skillset Crew's hilarious hotel horror stories.
Nov 08, 2017
Skillset Live #42 - Julie McQueen - American Huntress
59:29
This week we talk with American Huntress and host of Till Death Do Us Part, Julie McQueen.
Nov 06, 2017
Skillset Overtime #21 - Unemployment: The real Fake News
01:02:39
The Skillset Crew discusses the unemployment situation in America and give their suggestions to solve it.
Oct 31, 2017
Skillset Live # 41 - Buck Doyle - Force Recon Marine
01:08:10
Join us as we sit down with retired Force Recon Marine, Buck Doyle and discuss combat tours, his recovery after being wounded and current techniques of teaching gun fighting.
Oct 30, 2017
Skillset Overtime #20 - Beat The Bully
49:08
Join the Skillset crew this week as we tackle the subject of bullying and share solid advice on how to beat the bully mentality.
Oct 24, 2017
Skillset Live #40 - Hollywood's Best Movie Deaths
01:12:42
This week the guys talk about some of the most memorable kill scenes on the silver screen.
Oct 23, 2017
Skillset Live #39- EMP Attack - G. Michael Hopf
01:05:18
Are you prepared to live in a dark world after an EMP attack? This week we sit down and talk with best selling author and electromagnetic pulse expert, G. Michael Hopf.
Oct 16, 2017
Skillset Overtime #19 - Urban Legends
46:33
Just in time for Friday The 13th! Lock the doors ,turn down the lights and join us as we discuss Urban Legends.
Oct 12, 2017
Skillset Live #38 - Bouny Hunters - Fenrir Recovery
01:08:30
This week we are picking up "skips" with one of the best bail enforcement companies in the United States.
Oct 09, 2017
Skillset Overtime #18 - Survive A Terrorist Attack
45:29
The Skillset Crew is joined by Fit To Fight owner, Ryan Hoover to discuss your best options for surviving a terrorist attack.
Oct 05, 2017
Skillset Live #37 - Serial Killers - The American Infatuation
56:38
This week we slice and dice into America's fascination with the most gruesome sickos on the planet...the Serial Killers.
Oct 01, 2017
Skillset Overtime #17 - Those Who Chose To Stand
42:20
This week we take a look into the pro athletes and celebs that did something positive and took a stand to better their country.
Sep 27, 2017
Skillset Live # 36 - The Champ Returns - Ryan Bader
01:18:49
The champ is back! Bellator Light Heavyweight Champion Ryan Bader joins Skillset for some fan Q and A!
Sep 25, 2017
Skillset Overtime #16 Tin Foil Hat
45:08
Think someones always watching you? Well you're right. Follow along as the Skillset crew goes down the conspiracy theory rabbit hole.
Sep 21, 2017
Skillset Live #35 - Ed's Manifesto - Mexican Criminal Culture
01:24:27
This week we talk with international security specialist, Ed Calderon about his fight against the Mexican drug cartels.
Sep 17, 2017
Skillset Live #34 The Skillset Deadpool
01:24:19
Nobody lives forever! This week the guys discuss who's 2018 isn't looking so bright. Plus fun death facts!
Sep 11, 2017
Skillset Overtime #15 NFL Predictions
41:46
This week we sit down and discuss all things NFL. Jason even gives his personal predictions including his Super Bowl Championship pick!
Sep 07, 2017
Skillset Overtime #14 Eye of The Storm
26:37
Join the Skillset crew this week as we talk hurricanes, flooding and incredible survival stories.
Sep 06, 2017
Skillset Live #33 Surviving A Nuclear War
01:00:46
Are ready for Global Thermal Nuclear War? Yeah, we aren't either. Jason and Ben discuss your best chances of surviving the upcoming nuclear winter! Shall we play a game?
Sep 03, 2017
Skillset Live #32 - Greg Jackson MMA Trainer
01:12:36
Legendary MMA trainer, Greg Jackson joins the Skillset crew to discuss life in the cage. Then assistant editor, Ben Tirpak gives us the odds of dying in your favorite sport.
Aug 26, 2017
Skillset Overtime #13 - Skillset Royal Rumble
01:19:00
Jason and Ben discuss their all time dream matchup in world of Professional Wrestling. Tune in to see if your favorite walks away with the belt!
Aug 23, 2017
Skillset Live #31 Pro Mascots - An Underground Look Behind The Mask
01:15:35
We get the inside scoop of life behind the fur and then the guys finally break down the Mayweather - McGregor fight.
Aug 21, 2017
Skillset Live #30 - Going Both Ways
01:07:12
The Skillset crew welcomes Brady Miller and Jason Burton as they discuss cover lines from popular men's and women's magazines.
Aug 14, 2017
Skillset Overtime #12 - Built Not Bought - MilMak Blades
37:10
We are sitting down with custom knife maker, Justin Walker from MilMak Industries to discuss techniques and trends in the modern blade world.
Aug 14, 2017
Skillset Overtime #11 - The Modern Entrepreneur
40:08
The Skillset crew share their entrepreneur experiences with up and coming "vetrepreneur" and owner of Alpha Beard Company, Justin Hodge.
Aug 07, 2017
Skillset Live #29 - Hollywood Technical Advisor Steve Seapker
01:18:30
Action! Jason and Ben sit down with Hollywood Technical Advisor, Steve Seapker.
Aug 06, 2017
Skillset Live #28 Isaac Caldiero - American Ninja Warrior Champion
58:28
Think you can conquer Mt. Midoriyama?This week we sit down with the only American Ninja Warrior Champion, Isaac Caldiero.
Jul 31, 2017
Skillset Overtime #10 - If I Was President...
33:24
Skillset Editor, Jason Swarr explains his executive orders as newly elected POTUS.
Jul 30, 2017
Skillset Overtime #9 - Jumping The Shark
26:13
Did the Michael Phelps "shark race" let you down? Well the Skillset crew discuss the good old days when stunts were death defying, not computer generated.
Jul 23, 2017
Skillset Live #27 - Zoltan Bathory - Five Finger Death Punch
01:29:09
We're talking metal and conspiracy theories with Five Finger Death Punch's, Zoltan Bathory. skillsetmag.com @skillsetmag @zoltanbathory @gracegracieworld
Jul 22, 2017
Skillset Live #26 - Joey Hamilton - Ink Master
01:11:38
This week we are slingin' ink with season 3 Ink Master Champion, Joey Hamilton
Jul 16, 2017
Skillset Overtime #8 - Another Day In The Doghouse
31:10
The guys discuss topics women should never talk about with their man.
Jul 12, 2017
Skillset Live #25 - Doomsday Mix Tape
47:46
This week we talk about our end of the world doomsday mix tape, and celebrate our 25th podcast episode. Let's Do This!
Jul 09, 2017
Skillset Live #24 - EJ Snyder - Naked and Afraid
01:18:28
This week Retired Army Sergeant Major, EJ Snyder joins us to discuss his roles in Naked and Afraid and Dual Survival.
Jul 02, 2017
Skillset Live #23 - Man Skills Part 2
01:20:11
The Skillset crew recruits the help of Brady Miller and Jason Burton as they revisit the wildly popular Man Skills episode.
Jun 26, 2017
Skillset Overtime #7 Human Lab Rat
44:31
Think your job sucks? The Skillset guys talk life as a human lab rat.
Jun 22, 2017
Skillset Live #22 - Combat Knife Thrower - Jason Johnson
01:10:57
This week we talk with combat knife thrower, Jason Johnson and then discuss the world of custom knife making with Monkey Edge owner, Brady Miller.
Jun 19, 2017
Skillset Live #21 - Danny "The Count" Koker
01:13:00
Danny "The Count" Koker joins the Skillset crew this week to discuss hot rods, music and his hit TV show Counting Cars.
Jun 12, 2017
Skillset Overtime #6 - Pussification Of Men's Magazines
40:38
The Skillset crew explains whats wrong with modern day men's magazines.
Jun 08, 2017
Skillset Live # 20 - Ninjutsu - Marc Cooper
01:19:43
This week we learn about the ancient art of Ninjutsu and then we dive into round one of the Skillset Ultimate Warrior Challenge.
Jun 04, 2017
Skillset Live #19 - Phil Labonte -All That Remains
01:07:46
All That Remains frontman, Phil Labonte joins the Skillset crew to talk life on the road, his role in the music industry and a little bit of politics. Then the guys layout the 5 DONT'S at your Memorial Day BBQ.
May 28, 2017
Skillset Overtime #5 - The Ultimate BBQ Menu
32:38
The Skillset crew gears up for the Memorial Day weekend with their ultimate list of barbecue foods and activities.
May 23, 2017
Skillset Live #18 - Surfing Champ Rick Takahashi
01:19:33
This week we talk with 10x national surfing champion, Rick Takahashi and then we sit down and discuss the growing lifestyle of Overlanding.
May 14, 2017
Skillset Live #17 - C.B. Dollaway
01:15:26
This week we talk with UFC Middleweight, C.B. Dollaway and then we discuss the modern state of tattooing.
May 13, 2017
Skillset Live #16 - Krav Maga - Marcus Torgerson
01:20:27
This week we dive into the world of Krav Maga with international instructor, Marcus Torgerson. Then we end the show with the age old question..."Are you ready for WWIII?" (warning: explicit language)
May 05, 2017
Skillset Overtime #4 - Top 5 Movie Villains
23:02
Everybody loves a bad guy. In this Skillset Overtime the guys invite publisher, Gina Marie to hear out their top 5 movie villains of all time.
May 01, 2017
Skillset Live #15 - Man Skills
01:16:44
You asked for it, you got it! This week the guys talk about skills that every man should have in his toolbox. Lets see how you stack up!
Apr 29, 2017
Skillset Live #14 - Pitcher, Chris Gruler
01:09:33
Former top MLB draft pick, Chris Gruler explains the highs and lows of professional baseball and then the guys talk about how bad ass it is to hunt hogs from helicopters.
Apr 21, 2017
Skillset Live #13 - 5FDP's Chris Kael
01:28:07
This week we talk about current world news and attending our favorite concerts of all time. Then we sit down and take a call from 5FDP bassist, Chris Kael.
Apr 15, 2017
Skillset Live #12 - Duane "Bang" Ludwig
01:08:36
This week we talk about jobs people love to hate and then sit down with kickboxing world champ and top MMA coach, Duane Ludwig.
Apr 06, 2017
Skillset Live #11 - Actor Ryan Phillippe
45:55
The Skillset crew heads to Utah to train with the cast of USA network's TV series Shooter, then sit down with star Ryan Phillippe as he discusses his preparation for season 2.
Mar 30, 2017
Skillset Overtime #3 - Falling Out Of A Perfectly Good Airplane
30:48
This week we talk about life as a Recon Marine and experiences at the Military Free Fall School.
Mar 29, 2017
Skillset Live #10 - Bar Rescue's Russell Davis
01:11:47
This week we teach you some American history facts that will blow your mind, then take a call from Bar Rescue’s Russell Davis to learn a little about “life behind bars”.
Mar 24, 2017
Skillset Overtime #2 - Favorite Sports Moments
29:22
The Skillset Crew reflects on their Top 10 most memorable sports moments.
Mar 23, 2017
Skillset Live #9 - Ryan Bader - Bellator MMA Fighter
01:18:31
The guys reminisce about the early Toughman contests from the 80's and then sit down with top MMA fighter, Ryan Bader to discuss his move to Bellator and the inside life as a pro athlete.
Mar 18, 2017
Skillset Overtime #1 - Origin Story
28:25
In this premier episode of Skillset Overtime. Jason Swarr talks life after the military, starting a photo studio and the humble beginnings of Skillset Magazine.
Mar 15, 2017
Skillset Live #8 - Travis Haley - American Gunfighter
01:12:13
Force Recon Marine, Travis Haley talks the battle of Najaf, the science of gunfighting and reveals the origins of the dragonfly logo.
Mar 10, 2017
Skillset Live #7 - Kenny Dobbs - Slam Dunk Champ
01:15:02
This week the guys talk March Madness, winning the lottery and sit down with International Slam Dunk Champion, Kenny Dobbs.
Mar 04, 2017
Skillset Live #6 - "Mr. Patriot" Frank DeSomma
01:44:14
This week the guys from Skillset tell you what's wrong with the Olympics and then talk guns with Mr. Patriot, Frank DeSomma.
Feb 27, 2017
Skillset Live #5 - Travis Wuertz - Forged In Fire champ
01:10:11
The Skillset Live crew talks about their favorite road trips and sits down with Forged In Fire champion, Travis Wuertz.
Feb 17, 2017
Skillset Live #4 - Jason Burton / Brady Miller
01:45:33
Skillset live crew takes a retro trip back to the 80's, then chats with premier 1911 builder, Jason Burton and Monkeyedge.com owner Brady Miller.
Feb 11, 2017
Skillset Live #3 - Team Glock's Michelle Viscusi
47:52
The Skillset crew is blasting away this week with their favorite movie guns, and Team GLOCK shooter Michelle Viscusi.
Feb 03, 2017
Skillset Live #1 - MMA Legend Bas Rutten
01:07:29
Join the crew of Skillset Live as they launch their first podcast with UFC Hall of Fame inductee, Bas "El Guapo" Rutten.
Jan 26, 2017
Skillset Live #2 - Kenda Lenseigne - CMSA Champion
01:14:35
In this episode the Skillset Live crew talks with Cowboy Mounted Shooting world champion Kenda Lenseigne. The guys delve into the manliest men in history,and wrap up with their favorite brown bag wines.
Jan 24, 2017