The Leaders Podcast
By Ben & John
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The Leaders Podcast is weekly audio podcast by working Americans, Ben Potesky and John Naffziger. Each episode features Ben, John and a diverse range of famous guests while they explore topics such as science, entertainment, conspiracies, society, religion and much more. Ben is a salesman by trade who once played a male stripper on the now cancelled "America's Court with Judge Kevin Ross". John is a graphic designer who has created a wide variety of beer koozies and owns a dog named Zeus. Tune in.
||CleanEpisode 15 - Debate Night||Join us tonight for this season's most anticipated political debate ever. The Leaders Podcast Debate Night 2017. In front of a live audience and discussing a wide variety of hot button issues facing the nation, Ben and John hash out the finer details of what some might call the beating hear tof this nation. No matter what your political party slash gender affiliation, we know you will be enthralled with this compelling debate.||10/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14 - Raised by Wolves, Wikipedia Chronicles ch. 16: DMX||Season 2 premiere. Ben and John discuss the benefits of being raised by wolves, versus the negatives. Later, they do a full dive into the Wikipedia page of Earle Simmons, better known as DMX a.k.a. Dark Man X.||10/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13 - Issues Vol. 3 - Life After Death, Same Girl by R. Kelly ft. Usher (2007)||In this episode of The Leaders Podcast, Ben and John discuss the many theories regarding life after death or the after life or... lack thereof. Ben and John have a spirited debate on the merits of opposing. Later, they dissect the hit musical phenomenon from 2007, 'Same Girl' performed by R. Kelly featuring Usher. Also, our first sponsor!||8/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12 - Father Patrick Donaghy, Psychedelics and the Death Penalty||On this episode of the Leaders Podcast, Ben and John interview Father Patrick Donaghy, a sometimes controversial religious figure in Ireland. We discuss his upcoming book, "Not In My Backyard." Later, we are joined by music critic and resident Psycho-Naut, Grady Ray.||8/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11 - Paranormal Investigation||Prompted by a call from a listener, Ben and John launch an investigation into the paranormal. Do ghosts exist? This is easily the most terrifying and utterly haunting episode of The Leaders Podcast and we must advise that no one under 18 should EVER be allowed to listen.||7/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10 - Robots & Caller No. 1||Ben and John address what could be described as arguably the most pressing issue facing humanity: robots. Also, Frank from Arlington calls, on this weeks episode of the Leaders Podcast.||7/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9 - Issues Volume 2 with Matt Vaughn||Ben and John are joined their longtime friend and colleague, Matt Vaughn. We discuss topics ranging from medicinal marijuana for dogs, Kong Skull Island, and we review the merits of the Stanford Prison Experiment in this week's "Science, Now!" segment.||6/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8 - Mailbag and Wikipedia Chronicles, Chapter 12 "The Life & Times of Roy Sullivan"||Ben and John answer as many listener questions as they can handle. Then, we take a deeper look into the life of Roy Sullivan, otherwise known as The Human Lightning Rod. He holds the world record for most times struck by lightning, but who was he really? Find out on this episode of The Leaders Podcast||6/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7 - Asian Baby Adoption||One of the most alarming facts of the past few years is the steep decline in adoptions of babies from Asian countries. Ben and John do a deep dive into this topic and try to shed light on this disturbing new trend.||6/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6 - Rich Vasquez||Today on The leaders Podcast Ben and John sit down with founder of Too Rich Entertainment, Rich Vasquez. We discuss Rich's decision to found a record label, success, conspiracy theories and much more.||5/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5 - The Wikipedia Chronicles ch. 45: Trial by Ordeal||TLP Episode 5 - The Wikipedia Chronicles Ch. 45: Trial by Ordeal||5/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4 - Toilet Wine||Topics include - Genetic engineering, the merits of the Scared Straight program and toilet wine.||4/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 3 - Seth Shostak and Michael Menkin||TLP 3 - Seth Shostak and Michael Menkin||3/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2 - Daniel Genis||Daniel Genis is a writer, journalist and thinker whose work has been published in numerous publications such as Vice, Deadspin, The Washington Post and he has been featured in NPR as well as numerous other outlets. His upcoming book, The Last Beat: An Incarcerated Decade in 1046 Books, describes his ten years in prison and is named for the 1046 he read while incarcerated.||3/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 1 - Daylin Leach||Interview with state Senator Daylin Leach||3/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
THIS IS GREAT! Great convo and podcast! Interesting host and guests! Very informative and intelligent Tons of potential! John is bad though, try's to be funny and seems like a guy you'd want to beat up. ben is great and so is the show!
Keeps getting better
This is gonna be a huge podcast in the future and I'm glad I've got in on the ground floor. Each episode gets better and better; the audio quality and content are both on the upswing. If you have time, check out these podcasts.
Great, just great
Everything you want in your podcast do-hickys. My one stop shop for entertainment and politics. A must hear!