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Putin's Oil Heist Podcast

Putin's Oil Heist

If you want to understand the story behind the story of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, you can draw a straight line back to the Yukos affair. Bruce Misamore was an oil industry executive at the Yukous Oil Company who found himself with a front-row seat to the world's largest state-sponsored theft. In this thrilling 6-part documentary, Loren Steffy, author and investigative journalist shares the story of Putin's takeover of Yukos, and how it impacted the world, with first hand accounts from Bruce Misamore.

Episode 6: Final Episode
In this final episode, Loren Steffy draws a line from the 2022 invasion of Ukraine back to the expropriation of Yukos in the early 2000s, with first-person accounts from former Chief Financial Treasurer, Bruce Misamore.

Episode 5: Fighting from Afar
In this episode, host Loren Steffy details Misamore's efforts to salvage what he could of Yukos, with first-person accounts from the former Chief Financial Treasurer.

Episode 4: Fleeing Russia
"These were professional thugs that had been hired by the KGB, known as the FSB in Russia today, but they're still the KGB." Even though he'd fled the country, Bruce Misamore couldn't seem to escape Russia's reach.

Episode 3: Fleeing Russia
Loren Steffy follows up on the arrest of Mikhail Khodorkovsky and the theft of Yukos with first-person accounts from Bruce Misamore, former Chief Financial Treasurer.

Episode 2: The Arrest
In the early 2000s, Bruce Misamore moved to Moscow to work for Mikhail Khodorkovsky at Yukos. Yukos was growing rapidly, but Russian President Vladimir Putin wasn't pleased with the growing influence of Westerners at Russian companies.

Episode 1: Putin's Plan
"If you want to understand the story behind the story of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, you can draw a straight line back to the Yukos Affair."

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Grinders Book

Grinders

There is one way for the young men who want to make a career in the major leagues of baseball to fulfill their dreams. They have to grind. This podcast tells their stories, and it's a companion to the new book, Grinders: Baseball's Intrepid Infantry, by Mike Capps and Chuck Hartenstein.


Episode 7: Don't worry, be happy

Travis Driskill recalls the night of his retirement and explains the importance of believing in yourself to Mike Capps and Shawn Clynch.

Episode 6: Paying it Forward

Scipio Spinks describes how changing people's lives spurs a chain reaction as he shares his experience as an African-American grinder with Mike Capps and Shawn Clynch.

Episode 5: Honing a Generational Craft

Today's illustrious guest is Jerry Hairston Sr, baseball royalty. He shares the values his family hold dear that made them so successful with Mike Capps and Shawn Clynch.


Episode 4: Walking the Extra (Four) Miles

Lorenzo Bundy talks to Mike Capps and Shawn Clynch about walking the extra mile — literally — and why he'd do it all over again for the love of baseball.


Episode 3: No Pain, No Gain

Jeff Frye and John Allgood chat with Mike Capps and Shawn Clynch about the grinding experiences they had along their professional journey.


Episode 2: The Beauty and the Glory

Welcome back to Grinders, the companion podcast to the new book Grinders: Baseball's Intrepid Infantry, by Mike Capps and Chuck Hartenstein. Today, hear Jackson Ryan, James Moore, Mike Capps and Shawn Clynch talk about what baseball means to the fans and professional players who love it.


Episode 1: Baseball's Engine
The Grinders in baseball are the guys who make up most of a team's roster, show up game after game and put in the work without necessarily receiving all of the glory.

 



Life at the ballpark

What You Can Learn About Life from Baseball's Grinders

Stoney Creek author Mike Capps discusses his new book Grinders: Baseball's Intrepid Infantry with Life at the Ballpark host John Frost. Hear the stories behind the stories, how Mike came to write the book, and what it means to be a grinder in baseball and in life.

 



Big Empty Podcast

The Hill Country Podcast - Tom Fox

Welcome to The Hill Country Podcast. The Texas Hill Country is one of the most beautiful places on earth. In this podcast, Hill Country resident Tom Fox visits the people and organizations that make this the most unique areas of Texas. Join Tom as he explores the people, places, and activities of the Texas Hill Country. In this episode, I visit award-winning author Loren Steffy about his first work of fiction, The Big Empty.




media interviews with Loren Steffy

The Trial of the Century: The Enron Trial

Enron was truly a Trial of the Century. It had everything: massive egos, bigger than life lawyers and a massive fraud. On this special series from the Compliance Podcast Network, Tom Fox is joined by Loren Steffy who was a business journalist while it was all happening. Tune in for his reflections and new insights on the first Trial of the Century for the 21st Century.



 

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