Dr. Gluck and Betsy get the inside scoop about the Navy SEALs from former Team Six member, Howard Wasdin. He'll talk about the physical and mental torture that goes into training and fighting as an elite SEAL. From getting beaten by his father to fighting in the Battle of Mogadishu (Black Hawk Down), Wasdin will give us a glimpse into what lies underneath a hero. He doesn't pull punches when it comes to modern day masculinity, what it's like to think you're dying, and his insight on Obama. www.howardwasdin.com
How do you go from the attorney for the country's most notorious mobsters to becoming the controversial Mayor of Las Vegas? Dr. Gluck and Betsy ask this question of the man who did just that: Oscar Goodman. He came from a suburban Jewish background to become the wildly successful lawyer for Lefty Rosenthal, Mike Tyson, Meyer Lansky, and others. Then, as if that wasn't enough, he revolutionized Las Vegas as their popular Mayor, always with a martini in hand. Buy "Being Oscar" on Amazon!
NPR columnist Marion Winik hops on the phone to talk about her adventures in the dating world after 50. I know, I know. You're thinking, "Another show on this topic?" But no other guest has the biting insight Winik has. Only she can laugh about knowingly marrying a gay guy who later died of an AIDS infection that somehow escaped her. Or why online dating just makes absolutely no sense. Whether you're her age or not, the dating world has so much subterfuge and craziness, that sometimes you have to laugh. www.marionwinik.com
Dr. Gluck and Betsy welcome top family law attorney Margaret Klaw on the show to talk about the nuances of family law. With so many stereotypes surrounding lawyers and divorce court, Klaw debunks a lot of misconceptions; Lawyers aren't money-grubbers and divorce doesn't have to be messy. Klaw gets into the nitty-gritty with such topics as pre-nups, golddiggers, custody battles, and whether a marriage is worth saving. And how is family law keeping up with a rapidly changing society? www.margaretklaw.com
Dr. Gluck and Betsy welcome journalist Kaitlin Bell Barnett to the studio to talk about her book "DOSED: THE MEDICATION GENERATION GROWS UP." A generation of children who grew up on prescription pills is now becoming adults, and Kaitlin explores the effects. But it's not just kids. From OCD to anxiety, ADHD to depression, we are all a nation hopped up on pills. How harmful is this? What is the difference between a person with a prescription and a drug addict? The answers might scare you. www.kaitlinbellbarnett.com
So this is what happens when Betsy has a feminist fight to pick with our guest! Dr. Gluck and Betsy welcome Emily Southwood, a journalist who learned many lessons after her fiancé landed a job filming pornography. Emily's values and relationship were tested as issues like jealousy, insecurities, and larger social questions were called into question. Also, we will talk about how porn is affecting YOUR relationship. But be sure to listen to Betsy go off on Emily on everything from modern feminism to anal sex! www.emilysouthwood.com
What if you could tell when someone was lying? Or what if you could determine the chemistry you have with a person at the bar before you open your mouth? Dr. Gluck and Betsy invite psychologist Matthew Hertenstein on to the show to discuss the non-verbal cues that we give away all the time. Can you tell if you're gay or straight based on how you look? Or how long your prison sentence will be? And what tells are you making every minute? You'll be shocked to find out. Buy his book "The Tell" today!
Celebrity sex journalist Jesse Bering comes on GluckRadio to convince you of one thing: you are a pervert through and through. You may not want to admit it, but everyone possesses a suite of sexual tastes that they dare not speak — or even know — of. He doesn't just cover BDSM and foot fetishes; Bering digs into the darkest corners of sexual deviancy, including all types of paraphilias, pedophilia, and swiss cheese. So what's your kink? www.jessebering.com
Dr. Gluck and Betsy are joined by relationship expert Maggie Arana, author of "Stop Calling Him Honey... and Start Having Sex!" Arana is not your usual self-help expert here to give you hackneyed tips on "spicing up the sex life." No, no, she and co-author Julienne Davis will give practical, unheard-of tips to boost your sex lives immediately. Whether you're happily in love or your marriage is on the rocks, any couple can stand for some more heat. www.stopcallinghimhoney.com
Dr. Gluck and Betsy welcome Ann Dowsett Johnston on the show to talk about the intimate relationship between women and alcohol. After suffering from alcoholism herself, Johnston notes the alarming rise in binge drinking and alcohol abuse among women. How does the closing gender gap affect female alcohol abuse? Betsy brings to light sexuality and alcohol, and of course Dr. Gluck talks about his 35 years of experience treating alcoholism. www.anndowsettjohnston.com