Running Iron Podcast 15

19Feb

Retired Special Forces warrior Greg Walker, author of 16 books and frequent contributor to Soldier of Fortune, Black Belt magazine, and Running Iron Report, returns to the bunkhouse for an hour of great conversation with Craig, Jim, and "Oil Can" Rathbun.  The boys discuss a host of topics and listeners are in for a treat.  From News of the Weird featuring a Florida toe-sucker, to the Ayatollah being dumped out of his casket in a wild funeral, sit back, relax, and enjoy another engaging episode of the Running Iron Podcast.

Guest:  Greg Walker

Hosts:  Craig Rullman, Jim Cornelius

Audio Engineer: Pete "Oil Can" Rathbun

Original Music:  "Once We Moved Like the Wind," written and performed by Jim Cornelius.  "I Ain't Making This Up," written and performed by Mike Biggers.

Running Iron Podcast 14

14Jan

Join Craig, Jim, and "Oil Can" Rathbun as they welcome teacher Judy Larson into the bunkhouse on the historic Figure 8 Ranch for Running Iron Podcast Number 14.  Presently a middle-school teacher on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation, Judy brings her considerable experience to talk all things education and to provide an insight into the challenges and rewards of a life in public education.  Plus, as a bonus, listeners will learn about Judy's daughter, who is an accomplished musician presently studying and playing in the castles and fortresses of Europe.

Hosts:  Craig Rullman, Jim Cornelius

Guest:  Judy Larson

Audio Engineer:  Pete "Oil Can" Rathbun

Original Music:  "Once We Moved Like the Wind" written and performed by Jim Cornelius.  "I Ain't Making This Up," written and performed by Mike Biggers. 

Running Iron Podcast 12 — Dr. Larry Len Peterson

18Dec

In this episode, Craig, Jim and "Oil Can" Rathbun are joined in the bunkhouse by Dr. Larry Len Peterson.  The author most recently of "American Trinity: Jefferson, Custer, and the Spirit of the West", Dr. Peterson has published numerous highly regarded biographies including "Philip R. Goodwin:  America's Sporting and Wildlife Artist"; "The Call of the Mountains; The Artists of Glacier National Park"; "Charles M. Russell: Photographing the Legend, A Biography in Words and Pictures" among others.  He is the recipient of the 2016 C.M. Russell Heritage Award, two Western Heritage Awards, the Scriver Award, The High Plains Book Award, and the Will Rogers Gold Medallion Award.  In addition to being a recognized scholar of the history and art history of the American West, Dr. Peterson is an award winning scientist, physician, and cultural historian.  Please join us for a fascinating interview with a truly remarkable guest, Dr. Larry Len Peterson.

 

Hosts:  Craig Rullman, Jim Cornelius

Guest:  Dr. Larry Len Peterson

Engineer:  Pete "Oil Can" Rathbun

Original Music:  "Once We Rode Like the Wind" written and performed by Jim Cornelius, "I Ain't Making this Up" written and performed by Mike Biggers

 

Running Iron Podcast Eleven: Stories that Shaped Us

23Nov

After a long hiatus to address the realities of busy summer life, the boys are back in the historic bunkhouse on the Figure 8 Ranch for Running Iron Podcast Eleven:  Stories that Shaped Us.  Join Craig, Jim, and Oil Can Rathbun as they discuss stories and historical figures that have shaped their lives and their world views.

Hosts:  Craig Rullman and Jim Cornelius

Audio Engineer:  Pete "Oil Can" Rathbun

Music:  "Once We Moved Like the Wind"  written and performed by Jim Cornelius 

             "I Ain't Making This Up" written and performed by Mike Biggers

Running Iron Podcast 9 — Lane Jacobson

18Feb

After a delay in recording, brought on by the horrors of technology, Craig, Jim, and "Oil Can" Rathbun are back in the bunkhouse on the historic Figure 8 Ranch to bring you another episode of the Running Iron Podcast.  In this episode Lane Jacobson, owner of Paulina Springs Bookstore in Sisters, Oregon, sits down for a wide-ranging discussion about books, artificial intelligence, algorithms, and his vision for what a great small-town bookstore looks like.  

Hosts:  Craig Rullman, Jim Cornelius, Pete "Oil Can" Rathbun

Guest:  Lane Jacobson

Original Music:  "Once We Rode Like the Wind," Written and performed by Jim Cornelius

                          "I Ain't Making This Up," Written and performed by Mike Biggers

       

 

Running Iron on the Road — San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, Part One

22Oct

In this inaugural segment of Running Iron on the Road, Craig shares thoughts and music from a recent trip to San Miguel de Allende, and Guanajuato, Mexico.  Part 1 of 2.

Running Iron Podcast Number Eight — Rick Schwertfeger & Carlos Constanzo

28Sep

In this episode of the Running Iron Podcast Craig, Jim, and Oil Can are joined in the bunkhouse by Austin, Texas, resident Rick Schwertfeger.  Rick is a retired public health professional who has also become a regular contributor to both Frontier Partisans and Running Iron Report.  Rick sits down to discuss internet dating, former Texas Governor Rick Perry's shooting prowess, and his studies of frontier life during the American War for independence. 

As a bonus, the Running Iron boys are also joined by Miami Firefighter, and former US Marine, Carlos Constanzo.  Carlos talks about his family's experience before, during, and after the Castro takeover of Cuba.

It was an honor to have both men in the studio, so poor yourself a fine beverage, light a cigar, and join us for another informative, occasionally funny, and very interesting Running Iron Podcast.

Hosts:  Craig Rullman and Jim Cornelius

Guests:  Rick Schwertfeger, Carlos Constanzo

Audio Engineer:  Pete "Oil Can" Rathbun

Original Music:  "Once We Moved Like the Wind" Written and Performed by Jim Cornelius

"I Ain't Making This Up," Written and Performed by Mike Biggers 

Running Iron Podcast Number Seven — Cris Converse

14Sep

Nevada cowgirl, educator, philanthropist, and elite-level athlete Cris Converse joins Craig and Jim in the Bunkhouse on the historic Figure 8 Ranch.  Cris leads just the sort of eclectic and informed American life that fans of Running Iron appreciate; in this terrific interview she discusses the fascinating trail of her life, and lends important perspective on making a legacy commitment to community.  

Hosts:  Craig Rullman, Jim Cornelius

Guest:  Cris Converse

Audio Engineer:  Pete "Oil Can" Rathbun

Original Music:  "Once We Rode Like the Wind," written and performed by Jim Cornelius

"I Ain't Making This Up," written and performed by Mike Biggers 

 

 

Running Iron Podcast Number Six — Rick Steber

2Aug

Author Rick Steber stops by the bunkhouse for a revealing interview with Craig & Jim.  Steber has written more than 40 books, including "Caught in the Crosshairs," "Red White Black," and "Buy the Chief a Cadillac."  The recipient of numerous prestigious awards for his writing, the Los Angeles Times has said of Rick's writing:  "Steber's words remind you of Hemingway or Fitzgerald." In this interview Steber discusses writing, publishing, the death threats he received after authoring "Caught in the Crosshairs," and offers an inside look to his vision.  Fans of Rick Steber, new and old, are in for a real treat on this episode of the Running Iron Podcast.

Hosts:  Craig Rullman and Jim Cornelius

Guest:  Rick Steber

Audio Engineer:  Pete "Oil Can" Rathbun

Original Music:  

"Once We Moved Like the Wind"  Written and Performed by Jim Cornelius

"I Ain't Making This Up"  Written and Performed by Mike Biggers     

Running Iron Podcast Number Five — Dr. Lorissa Hines

26Jul

In this episode of the Running Iron Podcast, Dr. Lorissa Hines from Austin, Texas, pays a housecall on Craig, Jim, and "Oil Can" Rathbun at the Figure 8 Ranch.  Dr. Hines discusses a variety of issues -- from the media and science kerfuffles over childhood immunizations to her humanitarian work with children from Uganda to Mongolia.    Join us for a few laughs, some valuable medical opinions, and a terrific interview with a succesful doctor, mother, and worldwide humanitarian.  

 

Hosts:  Craig Rullman, Jim Cornelius

Guest:  Dr. Lorissa Hines

Audio Engineer:  Pete "Oil Can" Rathbun

Original Music:  "Once We Moved Like the Wind"  Written and Performed by Jim Cornelius

                       "I Ain't Making This Up"  Written and Performed by Mike Biggers

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