Frances Fomai Breaking Through Cultural Conditioning


In a way, humans are conditioned the same way we train animals. Here’s a cookie for behaving. Here’s a spanking for talking back. Here’s a gold star for raising your hand in class. Frances Fomai has written a book called “Can You Hear Me” to take ownership of traditions and behaviors that no longer serves us.

Fomai is the poster woman for breaking cultural norms. She owns a trucking dispatch company, is a partner in a logistics brokerage firm, and has a clothing line for female truckers.

Yusuf Nasir Ahmed: Disinformation and Its Threat to Democracy


Yusuf Nasir Ahmad is a digital economist from Nigeria, who specializes in digital disruption. He penned the book: Dangers of Fake News – Nigeria at the Crossroads. His mission is to educate people on how to identify disinformation, how to correct it, and the consequences when it is allowed to fester.

Ahmad is also the Chief Executive Founder of The Educated Child Tutorial Center.

Matthew Reed: Spy vs Spy in Real Life and Fiction

Matthew Reed is well versed in all things military. He served in the US Marine Corps and the US Army. Deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, Reed is a former Military Intelligence NCO, Strategic Analyst, and DOD Contractor. He has expertise in hostile intelligence services, counterintelligence, and so much more.

Today, Reed writes hybrid fiction, which combines the elements of techno-thrillers, exotic romance, horror, urban fantasy, and of course, military sci-fi novels. His goal as an author is to engage his reader to think more critically with regards to national security threats from foreign influencers.

Margaret Mary O’Connor: Standing Brave Against the Catholic Church

As a Eucharistic Minister at Our Lady of Charity Parish, Margaret O’Connor has seen some things. Things that caused this normally quiet and humble servant to speak up and chronicle the oppression of women priests. She has tried to make the Catholic Church accountable for its sins quite loudly. You can read the chronicle of her findings in her book: Scandal in the Shadows, The Original Priest, Mother Mary.

O’Connor has been anointed the title of modern-day David. Her activism holds no boundaries. She has picketed, is a member of Call to Action, Future Church, Roman Catholic Women Priests, The Women’s Ordination Conference, the Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests, and so much more.

Kevin Cassidy: Once Upon a Time as a Hollywood Stuntman

He has appeared in some of my favorite movies. Kevin Cassidy stunted in numerous Marvel Cinematic Universe films, including Spiderman: Far From Home, Avengers Endgame, Black Panther, Captain America: Civil War, plus The Dark Knight Rises, Salt, and Sons of Anarchy. He also acted in the Sleepy Hollow television series.

Cassidy was lured away from Hollywood to teach others confidence and to learn the value of teamwork, humility, and poise with his Ninja Warrior training gym for youth. His book Falling Down to Find Myself provides a glimpse into his life as an artist and how he overcame childhood bullying and adversity.

Amber LeMay: The Larry King of Drag Queens

Amber LeMay is the co-mother/founder of Vermont’s comedy drag troupe, The House of LeMay and the host of Amber Live! Amber’s alter ego and creator Bob Bolyard spent 30 years as a drag artist performing in clubs, parties, and charitable benefits.

Along with Russell Dreher, the two created Amber Live in 2020, which streams every Sunday evening. Among her many guests, Amber has interviewed Carol Baskin (The Tiger King), Hal Sparks from Queer as Folk, and K Trevor Wilson from Letterkenny.  

Martin Keller – Space and Its Truth of UFOs and the Paranormal

Space has fascinated us for most of our lifetime. Well before the first moon landing in 1969, we have been obsessed with discovering what lies beyond the sky and if there are other life forms.

Martin Keller is in a unique position to have had access to CIA UFO briefings and other evidence, a near-death struggle, his own UFO and paranormal experiences — which makes him one of the most interesting people of this world.

His book, The Space Pen Club talks about close encounters and is endorsed by comedian, actor Dan Ackroyd.

Keller is a former pop culture journalist whose work has appeared in Rolling Stone, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, 48 Hours, and many other media. He now runs a successful public relations firm.

Savannah Hauk: Crossdressing, Enlightenment, and Truth

This isn’t a phenomenon or some recent trend. Crossdressing has been around since the beginning of time. Historically, women have cross-dressed as men to pass and gain economic independence and serve in wars in a patriarchal system. Crossdressing is everywhere: in Greek and Norse mythology, music, movies, cartoons. So why do some think it is it okay in pop culture fiction, but not with real life people?

We are going to look at the pursuit of truth and dispel the myths of crossdressing. Savannah Hauk is an advocate and speaker who supports crossdressing men, cis partners, and their families discover their true identity. Her presentations are about life balance and giving others the permission to celebrate both their masculinity and femininity. Hauk has penned the book: Living With Crossdressing: The New Normal and cohosts The Fox and the Phoenix Podcast.

Mark Bello: Social Justice Legal Thrillers

Mark Bello is an attorney and civil justice advocate who has over 40 years of courtroom experience, which includes working high-profile cases. He was one of the attorneys who sued the Catholic Church for sexual abuse and that journey led him to writing the book Betrayal of Faith. His passion for justice comes through his writing style.

Bello has penned several books, including the Zachary Blake Legal Thriller Series. He also co-hosts the podcast Justice Counts.

Dawn Maria France: Challenging Stereotypes

Dawn Maria France was only 16, living in the Yorkshire city of Leeds, when she marched against South Africa’s apartheid system. At the same time, she was told in her own country that she could not be a journalist because she didn’t look the part as a Caribbean/Asian woman. She did it anyway.

France is a broadcasting veteran with the likes of BBC, Sky News, and some of Europe’s largest stations. She campaigns for mental health, women, civil service diversity training, poverty, and so much more. She is an award-winning children’s author and throughout her career has interviewed scores of prominent public figures and celebrities.