The Rotunda #194 5/13/19 - Friend of the show Chad Michael calls in for the second segment, as he and Scott debate a hot issue that has now become scorching hot: should men be able to weigh in on women's reproductive health rights? The lively back and forth includes a comparison between religious views and whether or not religion should even play a part in the debate. Regardless if you are pro-choice or pro-life, this is a great listen.
Scott also takes Alyssa Milano to task for her proposed sex strike, and tries to get to the bottom of it - what, really, is her point? We also hear about the Red Sox trip to the White House and the potential team discord it's produced, and a refreshing take on millennial and socialism.
In the closing segment, Pal joins the show for a two-fold purpose: to remind our listeners about the Uncle Dave Radiothon, and to, of course, put Scott in his place.
The Rotunda #193 5/6/19 - Love karma expert Leila Laura returns to The Rotunda in the third segment, sharing her journey to becoming a healer, and also helping to enlighten the audience on karma and energy, and how these things can affect spiritual and romantic relationships. A must listen!
Scott also lifts the curtain on the Governor's fund raising - as a term limited incumbent, why is she still raising money at a feverish clip? What else, possibly, could she be running for and would it be local, or national? We also get a look at the AOC-Pelosi relationship and why, although the Green New Deal may not be entirely appropriate, we do have to take care of our environment.
The Rotunda #192 4/29/19 - Vic Pichette takes center stage in the third segment tonight, as he tells the audience about his experiences as a private investigator, how he got into the business and gives some tell tale signs that your partner may be hiding something from you. He also talks about his marketing business and his project that he's currently involved in, that discusses his fight with leukemia. An amazing interview that will really leave an impression on the audience!
Scott also talks about Bernie Sanders 'Michael Dukakis moment', Joe Biden entering the race, and why tax returns aren't the best barometers of a candidates true wealth. Click below to check it out!
The Rotunda #191 4/22/19 - Rebecca Gibel joins the show to talk about Little Shop of Horrors, currently being performed at Trinity Rep. In this high energy interview, we hear about her role as Audrey, her inspiration for choosing theatre as a career, and we even get a couple of fun behind the scenes stories!
In the third segment, Tom Flanagan joins us to promote his new book, which is a cross between The Wonder Years and Stand By Me, set right here in Rhode Island. And the best part - it's a true story! If you listen in for the last segment, we even have a new, surprise caller! Who was it, and what did they want with our Scott? You will have to listen in to find out!!
The Rotunda #190 4/15/19 - Scott returns to his roots tonight int he second segment, with a conversation with the folks at White Dog Distilling in Pawtucket. We learn about how they got their start, the differences between moonshine, whiskey, and just how they get that smoky taste into their bourbon? A fun interview with an up and coming business that we should all patronize.
Stratfor contributor Austin Duckworth calls in for the third segment, as we talk about lessons learned from the Marathon Bombing, Olympic security and the fine balancing act that must be done between keeping people safe, and letting them enjoy an event.
As if all that wasn't enough, we have VOA's Fun Bobby sitting in for the first segment, and he joins Scott in talking about some interesting factoids about our tax process here in the US. Then, as the show begins its fourth segment, a rivalry is renewed between Scott and fellow WBOB personality Tyler Salk. What happened? You'll have to listen in to find out!
The Rotunda #189 4/8/19 - Canadian comedy duo Justin and Greg return to The Rotunda tonight in an awesome second segment, the banter revolves around the upcoming Stanley Cup playoffs, the CFL and how to bring tourists to Saskatchewan. You'll want to check this out for sure!
The first segment offers Scott's take on the Bezos divorce, and then there's an interruption as a 'blast from the past', with the assistance of Pal, tells Scott what he thinks of him. We also find out more information about the upcoming Uncle Dave Memorial Radiothon.
And, just what to think of Joe Biden? In the third segment, Scott examines the former VP, his overly affectionate habits, and their effect on his assumed entry into the presidential race. Most importantly, what do you think about it, after listening in?
The Rotunda #187 3/25/19 - The featured guest tonight is Anthony Sanders, CEO of Be Woke Enterprises. The second segment interview is a great look into the mind and motivations of a young entrepreneur, and his plans to expend his business.
RI Red Radio host Allan Giberti joins Scott for the first segment as they talk about a hot-button issue of late: the Electoral College. Much maligned but barely understood, amidst calls for its abolition we have a very informative discussion on why it is actually a help, and not a hindrance, to our electoral process. No one wants to miss the third segment, where Scott takes on the talk among Democrat presidential candidates about reparations for slavery. A sensitive issue for sure, it is examined from multiple sides on The Rotunda.
The Rotunda #186 3/18/19 - This episode starts off with Scott and Pal talking about St. Patricks Day versus St Joseph's Day; which holiday is better or, at least, which one is less stupid. There's also a Special Announcement about WBOB's latest fundraiser, the Uncle Dave Radiothon, which is happening on May 18!
We also have from the Currahee Project, Matthew Perry calling in to talk about the many issues that affect our veterans after they return home from their service. Although it is hard to believe that in 2019 we still do not have adequate care for our returning soldiers, it is a sad fact and Mr. Perry is working hard to change this reality. Listen in and, more importantly, reach out to him and help where you can.
Medical Cannabis Lobbyist Jonathan Flynn joins the third segment and gives a brilliantly detailed analysis of the benefits that medical cannabis can provide, and the efforts to legalize it here in the Ocean State. A must-listen for people who may not have made their minds up yet on this issue.
Scott forgoes his odd stories segment to give a heartfelt call more understanding and tolerance and just plain humanity in the wake of the recent incidents in Christchurch NZ, and Utrecht, The Netherlands (where he used to work).
The Rotunda #185 3/11/19 - Scott's featured guest tonight it author Thomas Banks, who talks about his novel Indefensible. This fascinating interview, which takes part in the show's third segment, gives a look into just how vulnerable we could be to an unconventional attack. This conversation will really get you thinking, you don't want to miss it!
The first segment of the show leads off with Scott offering the Democrats some strategy and posing the question: why aren't more Democrats picking the brain of Bill Clinton, the man who sparked a sea change in Presidential politics? He also talks about the recent anti-Semitic comments made by Representatives Omar and Tlaib, and what further repercussions could (or should) they receive?
The Rotunda #184 3/4/19 - Scott's featured guest tonight is Aimee Gardiner, who talks about the HPV vaccine mandate here in RI and why it should not be mandatory. A fascinating chat about exactly who is behind the mandate, and why, is sure to leave us all a little more skeptical of government motives in cases like this.
The first segment is also a must listen for anyone who has been vote shamed since 2016, as Scott goes into detail about the causes and effects of this phenomenon. There's also some global news in the third segment that should concern all of us...
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