Freddy's Huge ASK Podcast

Freddy's Huge ASK Podcast

Freddy's Huge ASK Podcast

CATEGORY: Arts
Author and Houston radio personality Freddy Cruz launches Freddy’s Huge ASK Podcast. The biweekly show spotlights America’s most interesting people. From former Special Forces Operators to bestselling authors and entrepreneurs, join him as he continues his quest to learn from the best. Season one features bestselling author Ruta Sepetys, retired Delta Force Lieutenant Colonel and bestselling author of the Pike Logan series Brad Taylor, science journalist Caroline Williams, Pulitzer Prize winner and bestselling author Stephen Hunter, author of the Mirror series and co-author the Tiny Pretty Things series (now a Netflix series) Dhonielle Clayton, senior Sports Illustrated writer Chris Herring, founder and president of The Art of Perception Inc. and world renown speaker Amy Herman, and more. For guest appearances, contact him via email: itsfreddycruz@gmail.com
  1. July 14, 2022
    16 min
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    World Renown Polymath Steven Kotler, On The Devil's Dictionary
    The Devil’s Dictionary is a cyberpunk thriller by Steven Kotler, who happens to be one of the world’s foremost experts on peak performance. And yes, you will need to inject this story into your veins. In fact,…
  2. July 12, 2022
    17 min
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    Author Eve Karlin, On the Nazi Plot to Blow Up Grand Central Station
    Put yourself in the shoes of a German-Jewish refugee who befriends a Nazi saboteur with orders to blow up Grand Central Station. Insane, right? Well, that’s a brief rundown of Track 61, the World War II spy thr…
  3. July 07, 2022
    19 min
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    HTX-cellence - Anna J. Walner Writes About the Galveston Hurricane of 1900
    It's another installment of HTX-cellence! In this episode, Houston author Anna J. Walner and I go back to early 20th century Galveston with her new novel Saltwater and Driftwood.The Great Storm of 1900 remains…
  4. July 05, 2022
    21 min
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    A Debut Author's Ode to Detroit...and RADIO
    As a former radio host, Love Radio by Ebony LaDelle hit me in all kinds of ways. Think romcom meets radio with Detroit as the setting. Ebony and I dive into the plot, as well as her move from marketing books to…
  5. July 04, 2022
    15 min
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    A WWII Soldier Who Swam EIGHT HOURS through SHARK INFESTED Waters to Freedom
    Retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Dan Hampton is a New York Times bestselling author and his new book is Valor: The Astonishing World War II Saga of One Man’s Defiance and Indomitable Spirit. That man is Bil…
  6. July 01, 2022
    20 min
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    Award Winning Writer Michael Fabey, On the Largest Aircraft Carrier in History
    Turn the Empire State Building on its side and you’ll have an idea of the size of the US Navy’s newest aircraft carrier, the USS John F. Kennedy. Award winning journalist Michael Fabey has written about it in h…
  7. June 30, 2022
    17 min
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    Her Family Adopted a Frostbitten, Earless Cat, and Now She's Written a Book About Him
    His name is Teddy, and he was found on the brink of death during an unforgiving Canadian winter. Veterinarians managed to save him, but not before having to remove both of his ears.Christine Milkovic-Krauss and…
  8. June 28, 2022
    22 min
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    HTX-cellence - Award Winning TV Journalist and Author Tom Abrahams
    It's another installment of HTX-cellence! This time, the spotlight shines on Tom Abrahams, an Emmy and Edward R. Murrow award winning TV journalist and author of more than a dozen novels, including the all-new…
  9. June 23, 2022
    25 min
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    Is Cancer Inevitable? This Top 5 Cancer Researcher Raises the Question and Joins the Pod
    A person over the age of 60 has a 50% chance of being diagnosed with cancer. Dr. Ashani Weeraratna is a melanoma researcher recognized by the National Cancer Institute as a top five researcher and she joins the…
  10. June 21, 2022
    18 min
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    They Lost Their Daughter to a Horrific Accident, and Now They're Teaching Others to Outlive Themselves
    Tara and Todd Storch lost their daughter Taylor to a horrific skiing accident. Upon learning that Taylor wouldn't survive, they were approached by a nurse who informed them that Taylor was a candidate for organ…
  11. June 16, 2022
    16 min
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    Confessions of a DORK Lord, With Critically Acclaimed Author Mike Johnston
    Author Mike Johnston entertains young readers with his Confessions of a Dork Lord series. In this episode, we talk about Mike's author journey and how he balances writing for kids and adults. Learn more about M…
  12. June 14, 2022
    27 min
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    Bestselling Author Daniel Bergner, On the Science of Our Brains
    A stat from Johns Hopkins says that 26% of American adults have at least one diagnosable mental disorder in a given year.So getting to speak with critically acclaimed author Daniel Bergner about his work in the…
  13. June 12, 2022
    15 min
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    This Houston Organization Has Provided Free Breast Health Care to Nearly 500,000 Women
    The Rose is a special place.Founded by Dorothy Gibbons and Dixie Mulillo in 1986, they've provided free breast health care to nearly half a million women in the Houston area and over forty other counties in Tex…
  14. June 10, 2022
    27 min
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    A Jeopardy! Champ Who Creates Epic Stories for Kids
    Tui T. Sutherland is the author of the New York Times and USA Today bestselling Wings of Fire series, the Menagerie trilogy, and the Pet Trouble series, as well as a contributing author to the bestselling Spiri…
  15. June 08, 2022
    43 min
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    Investigative Reporter Katherine Stewart on The POWER WORSHIPPERS
    An ominous title with even more ominous subject matter, in The Power Worshipers: The Dangerous Rise of Religious Nationalism, Katherine Stewart dives deep into the evangelical world and its influence on public…
  16. June 06, 2022
    23 min
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    Bestselling Author Angie Thomas, on Impactful Work and Getting Blackmailed by HER MOM
    If you've seen the Netflix movie The Hate U Give, then you hopefully know it was inspired by Angie Thomas's novel of the same name. Other works include Concrete Rose and On the Come Up.Angie joins the show to t…
  17. June 02, 2022
    32 min
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    A Media Mogul's Journey to Overcoming the Odds & Living Her Best Life
    Raj is an internationally best-selling author, runs The Open Chest Confidence Academy and serves more than a million and a half people around the world through her blog and social media following.In this episod…
  18. May 31, 2022
    45 min
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    Chris Hauty On How His Career as a Screenwriter and Playwright Led Him to Crafting Action Packed Thriller Novels
    Storm Rising by Chris Hauty will take you on an unforgettable ride full of twists and turns and before you know it, you won't know what hit you!During this episode, we talk about his previous experience as a sc…
  19. May 26, 2022
    25 min
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    How Growing Up in an Immigrant Family Helped Vanessa Hua Become a Bestselling Author
    Vanessa Hua is a bestselling author and her new book is Forbidden City, which tells the story of a young girl who dances for Mao Zedong.During this episode, we talk about her experience growing up in an immigra…
  20. May 24, 2022
    48 min
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    Talking Dark Humor with Author Annie Hartnett
    Dark humor is my kind of humor. And Unlikely Animals by Annie Hartnett is tantalizingly twisted. She joins the show to talk about her author journey and we dive deep into the plot, which ties in the real life "…

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