Salt City Throwdown: #46 – Three Dudes and Two Feminist Moms

On this special episode of the Salt City Throwdown podcast, we are joined by Erica and Brooke from the “Two Feminist Moms” podcast. We talk about everything under the sun trying to determine what feminism means to is feminism still necessary? How did Smitty get his nickname? Why is Adam from Antarctica? Well, you’re about to find out and the answers may surprise you. As we go, we’re drinking and having a conversation among friends, discussing a multitude of topics, including a long discussion of the confederate flag, and its role in light…

Salt City Throwdown S2, E4 (#45): Midget Porn and PRIDE Parade Floats!

Man, has it been a while. So much has changed over the last couple months. Sorry for the extended hiatus, but school and adulting called and, well, such is life when you have an expensive hobby like talking into a microphone for people to hear. But it was an exciting event. Because after recording this episode we had so much fun, we decided to add a third co-host to the testosterone frenzy that is the Salt City Throwdown! So now, instead of just hearing from Smitty and The Fish Guy…

Salt City Throwdown: Better know a Candidate: Steve Nelson (Salt Lake District Attorney) Edition

Episode 39 of the Salt City Throwdown is here! Continuing to bring our listeners the best to offer in rare, long form interviews of those who are running for office we bring you another episode of “Better Know a Candidate” where you can listen in on a conversation about the campaigns that are occurring in this cycle. We thought about calling this episode “What is a Juggalo?” but decided against it. Episode 37 we had incumbent first term Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill. (D) in this episode we…

Sim Gill drops the bomb during the Salt City Throwdown Podcast!

Sim Gill is a pretty popular guy. He has been in the media a lot lately. From investigating issues in the West Valley City Police Department, to investigating two of our Former Attorneys General on some serious campaign finance, and public trust issues.  But there is more to Sim Gill than what you see in the media. He is a guy who has some prolific thoughts in his writing, and some big ideas when it comes to reforming the justice system in Utah. In this episode we talk about his…

A Tale of Two Interviews: Gehrke and Shurtleff on the Salt City Throwdown

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Recently, we had two gentlemen who have been in the Utah media a bit recently on the Salt City Throwdown Podcast. First:  in our fourth episode, we had Salt Lake Tribune Reporter Robert Gehrke on the Salt City Throwdown. He came in studio and sat with us for the better part of two hours where we built a timeline and discussed some of the information about John Swallow and his short-lived Administration. The two-hour episode highlights the John Swallow scandal, and builds out a simple, concise timeline. Later:  Mark Shurtleff  came on…

Salt City Throwdown Podcast – EP 035: …And Justice for All?

It was a busy week. Everything was going along swimmingly until The 10th Circuit Court of appeals dropped the mic and reaffirmed what we and almost everyone else knows. Gay Marriage is the right thing to do, it is fair, and there is no basis to ban it. That would have been cool, but they dropped it in the middle of Charles Stormont making his campaign kickoff. Then we spend a half hour talking to Kate Kelly. Kate is the founder of the Ordain Women movement who earlier in the…

Salt City Throwdown: Episode 034 – Better Know a Candidate, Doug Owens edition

On this episode of the Salt City Throwdown Podcast, we sit down with Candidate Doug Owens. Owens,who is running to replace Representative Jim Matheson (D-UT04) who in December decided not to run again. He comes up against favored, and nationally backed contender Mia Love, who even though she has been running for three years, is still running with her hard turn to the right to appeal to the base. We talk about his campaign, how he decided to run, his father who was a four term representative from UTah, and…

Salt City Throwdown Podcast: EP32 – Better Know a Candidate; Charles A. Stormont Edition

Its a new episode of the Salt City Throwown Podcast! This week we hit on a couple of important things before the show starts. And Smitty is also back on Track, so all in all it was a good week. First, we give a personal shoutout to one of the best guys a man could have. Simon Miller and his family are on the trip of a life time, so we sent them our best wishes and thoughts as they go to pick up their third adopted child from China.…

Salt City Throwdown: EP 31 We are real americans!

Warning: This episode of the Salt City Throwdown may contain language that may be objectionable to some of our readers. Listener discretion is required. And you agree to not hold the Salt City Throwdown, or Utah Politico Hub liable for the content you are about to hear. We’re back! After a long extended break, a couple canned episodes and a best of episode, the Salt City Throwdown returns. Welcome to Episode 31 of the Salt City Throwdown Podcast. There are several people and groups we consider “PodFather’s” Basically those who gave us…