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The Jacked Priest: Father Ethan Jewett

Bodybuilder, queer Christian and ordained minister Father Ethan Jewett joins us to talk about the spiritual connection between building muscle and creating queer space in places where it doesn’t normally happen.

Posted in: Health & Wellness, Hunks, Podcast 7 days ago 0

The Lifts of a Natural Bodybuilder – Aaron “Iron” Curtis

Created as a counter-movement to conventional bodybuilding, the category of natural bodybuilding places the focus on building muscle without performance-enhancing substances like anabolic steroids, growth hormone, insulin and SARMs.

Today Australian natural bodybuilder, father and coach Aaron Iron Curtis joins us to talk about getting banned from natural bodybuilding contests after testing positive for Jack3ed, a popular caffeinated pre-workout drink.

Posted in: Health & Wellness, Hunks, Podcast 29 days ago 0

Courageously Authentic Muscle – Scott Holliday

culture artist Andy Warhol once predicted that in the near future, everyone would be famous for 15 minutes. But with the advent of social media and pay per view sites of an adult nature, muscular athletes can now be stars for a lot longer than 15 minutes.

Today bodybuilder Scott Holliday, who describes himself as an encourager of courageous authenticity, joins us to talk about being one of Only Fans’ top muscle worship video creators, creating Man-tality a healing community for men, and overcoming past traumas as a way to grow your body and mind.

Posted in: Health & Wellness, Hunks, Podcast 1 month ago 0

Muscle Worship for Entertainment – Andrew Dombos

Bodybuilding is now a competitive sport, but its roots lie in show business. Strongmen have long been a staple of circus acts for their feats of strength but it was Prussian bodybuilder Eugen Sandow, who went from lifting heavy objects onstage to capturing the world’s imagination by posing and flexing his muscles for fun and entertainment.

Today, bodybuilder Andrew Dombos joins us to talk about putting together his muscle worship quarterly events, inspired by classic live muscle worship videos.

Posted in: Lets Grow Big Together, Podcast 2 months ago 1

Becoming a Mass Monster – Pawan Lapborisuth

If you want to be big, you got to eat big, but being a mass monster isn’t just opening up your mouth and piling in the food, it takes a whole lot of training, skill and coordination.

Today, bodybuilding coach Pawan Lapborisuth joins us to talk about his journey from a high school bodybuilder to becoming a mass monster, and all the hi-jinks that ensued when he finally crossed the 300 lbs threshold.

Posted in: Lets Grow Big Together, Podcast 2 months ago 0

Thom Austin – The Healing Power of Building Muscle

Ever since the Stonewall Riots ignited the modern LGBTQ+ rights movement in 1969, most major cities have had Pride Parades until the Covid Pandemic of 2020 where it was all put on pause.

This year will be the first Pride Parade we’ve had in two years, and while we are still concerned over Covid, there’s now also the worry over violence, like recently in Idaho where a van full of Fascist militia were ready to harm people celebrating Pride.

Joining us today is our pal Jack Ryan, the host of The 10% Percent Show that ran on Chicago Cable Access in the late 80s and early 90s, to take a look at the changing face of Pride.

Posted in: Lets Grow Big Together, Podcast 3 months ago 0

Fausto Turns 50!

Today we’re celebrating Fausto Fernós’ birthday, my handsome co-host and husband, who along with me created one of the first podcasts in history 17 years ago. We’re taking a look at Fausto’s life as a Puerto Rican drag queen, stilt-walker, elementary school teacher, fire-eater, musician, line cook, graphic designer, podcast pioneer, lesbian flag designer and bodybuilder, and what it’s like to be 50!

Pls, weird Easter traditions!

Posted in: Podcast 6 months ago 1

Muscle Nerds – Kevin Giezy, the Singing Bodybuilder

At the gym, we all come together to build muscle, get in touch with our bodies and be our best selves. Gay or straight, bi or bi-curious, for those who are into bodybuilding, it’s a thrill to see a jacked-up beast flex their muscles, even if it’s our own selves in the mirror.

Today actor, singer, model, cosplayer, dork, bi bodybuilder Kevin Giezy, best known on social media as That Naked Nerd joins us to talk about how he leveraged his love for musical theater into a passion for bodybuilding and cosplay.

Posted in: Podcast 6 months ago 0

Superhero Muscle – Joe Miksan

For many folks who are passionate about building muscle, they found their first inspirations in comic book superheroes. The jacked icons captured our imagination with the dream of being big and strong while making the world a better place for everyone.

Today bodybuilder, powerlifter and cosplayer Joe Miksan joins us to celebrate a decade of competition and dressing up as legendary comic book superheroes. Joe’s well known on the comic book and bodybuilding expo scene for dressing up like Spider-Man, Robin, and Superman, of course.

Posted in: Podcast 6 months ago 0

Joshua Garver: From a Broken Back to Bulging Biceps

At the age of 17, Joshua Garver suffered a terrible fall down the stairs that left him with bulging discs that required five surgeries and a spinal fusion. Amazingly, during his recovery, Joshua started bodybuilding.

Today bodybuilder Joshua Garver from Hayden, Colorado joins us to look at his passion for muscle, how bodybuilding helped him to move past his broken back and how he plans to win big in the NPC Supplement Giant Northern Colorado Championships and swap meet.

Posted in: Podcast 8 months ago 0