Season 1

The Positronics of Pie: Beth Howard

Aug. 15, 2022

Sometimes, a podcast does exactly what it’s intended to do. In the case of Hersh’s interview with author/piemaker/peace activist Beth M. Howard, the result goes beyond well-meaning folks ruminating about making the world a b…

An Authorized Explorer of Life, Death, and Storytelling: Mike Oppenheim

Aug. 12, 2022

If you're the slightest bit curious, the first person you should seek out is Mike Oppenheim. The author, essayist, and podcaster has been indulging in adventures of the mind for a while now, and each time he dives under the …

Be Yourself & Tell YOUR Story!: Meridith Grundei

Aug. 8, 2022

We knew that it would be difficult for Hersh to get through 15 episodes of TTF without using a British accent. It took his interview with Meridith Grundei - a passionate and charismatic public speaking and presentation skill…

DO Try This at Home - "EVERY DAY EXCELLENCE!": Joe Templin

Aug. 5, 2022

He would've built an atomic bomb as a kid...but his mom wouldn't give him the uranium. True story - and it's not even THE story. It's merely an episode in the life of Joe Templin, the Human Kaizen expert intent on inspirin…

Rise and Shine: Aryeh Rephun of Aryeh & Co

Aug. 2, 2022

The mantra of Aryeh & Co is that "the quality of your dreams is never compromised." The Truth Tastes Funny credo is "Laugh. Survive. Thrive." And in this episode, the two philosophies meet, in the form of a conversation betw…

The Killer Clown is All in Your Mind(set): Debbie McKiver

July 29, 2022

Guess what? All that external judgment and criticism that holds you back? It comes from YOU. And the clown in my childhood nightmares who constantly sought to tickle me to death? He was me. But I’ve said too much. Join me in…

Licorice...and Good Things Will Follow: Gary Rose

July 27, 2022

You will dig this episode if you: know anything about the heyday of music videos know nothing about music videos, period want to be successful in business want to be successful as an individual have an oral fixation CEO/Exec…

Shake Your Faith & Your Booty: Jennifer Norman

July 21, 2022

Some say, "We're only human." Maybe being human is more than enough!! Jennifer Norman is the Founder of The Human Beauty Movement (The HBM), a community that fosters radical self acceptance and self-love. She gets right down…

Play the Game of Life SuperBetter: Keith Wakeman

July 15, 2022

The game of life may seem hard to play, but maybe we've got the rules mixed up! SuperBetter - invented by world-renowned game designer Jane McGonigal - is a global leader in using the psychology of game play to build life sk…

Did YOU Study Freud at 8 Years Old?: Dr. Nakia Hamlett

July 7, 2022

In pursuit of his daily dose of sanity in today's world, Hersh sits down with clinical psychologist Dr. Nakia Hamlett of Complex Psychology, who helps organizations and individuals create safe spaces through communication. N…

A Professional Caveman Looks at 2022: Mark "Merriwether" Vorderbruggen, Ph.D.

July 1, 2022

When Hersh launched TTF, he committed to engaging fellow truth-seekers with diverse points of view, in pursuit of answers, and having some laughs in the process. He delivers - and so does Mark "Merriwether" Vorderbruggen, Ph…

What Follows Grief? The Epiphany Process: Jenetta Barry

June 22, 2022

Today’s episode carries a trigger warning as this interview contains an in-depth discussion of suicide, grief, and mental health issues. I know this can be distressing, so please consider before listening. If you or someone …

A Black Christian and a White Jew Walk Into a Podcast: Barry Queen

June 16, 2022

Hersh is a white Jew from Miami who's never been to Fiji. Barry is Black, and raised in the Christian faith, and just returned from those magnificent islands in the South Pacific. That's one take on the conversation between …

“Just FOCUS!” and other myths about ADHD & Creativity with Liz Bennett

June 14, 2022

We are what we are, and what we are needs no excuses! Being an artist with ADHD is one thing; having ADHD as your personal hyperfocus adds a whole new dimension to the experience. Hersh sits down with improv and sketch comed…

Composting the Sh*tstorm So Your Life Can Bloom, with Isabella Braveheart

June 13, 2022

Will you rise to meet intense discomfort if it allows you to experience immense pleasure? Isabella Braveheart certainly hopes so, and she retraces her steps from rebel without a clue to entrepreneur with a plan for collectiv…

When Truth Hurts, Who Gives a Tuck? Gary S. Berger, MD, FACS

June 13, 2022

Can plastic surgery repair a broken self-image? Is it too late for Hersh to have his dream procedure, and take off 20 years? Hersh talks with Gary S. Berger, MD, FACS, a Board Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon and…

If You’re Gonna Be ANTI, Be Anti-AGE! 100M Steps with Martin Pazzani

June 13, 2022

Are you too old to climb Mt. Everest? Not if you start now! And it’s not only mountain climbing that keeps you in shape, mentally and physically, it’s the outdoors. As Hersh points out, a guy named Noah spent two years build…

Who is landing this plane?? Hopefully, Growth Architect Beate Chelette

June 13, 2022

Creator of the “5-Star Success Blueprint,” Beate Chelette turned her passion for photography into a global business, licensing in 79 countries and exiting in a multimillion dollar deal selling the company to Bill Gates. In t…