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Simon Says is a podcast produced by award-winning broadcaster and journalist Scott Simon, featuring interviews with newsmakers and industry leaders. Topics will include general news, sports, journalism and media, business, economics and investing, and the law. Scott Simon has been honored with an RTDNA Edward R. Murrow award for Journalism Excellence, as well as top honors in Illinois for news and sports broadcasting. The goal of Simon Says is to inform, entertain and education, and do it with high value and integrity. We've seen too much bad behavior online and real life. Simon Says is a small but worthwhile effort to promote good behavior, which always overcomes bad behavior, with an end result that anyone can benefit the content produced for their listening pleasure.
EP 33: Move the State of the Union speech day, or cancel it forever04/02/2019 Duration: 07min
President Donald Trump finally gets to give his 2019 State of the Union speech Tuesday night and frankly, the day…
EP 32: Should we celebrate a Super Bowl holiday?02/02/2019 Duration: 10min
Should there be a National Super Bowl holiday the day after the game?
EP 31: It’s Not a Government Shutdown and the Number of Days is Wrong21/01/2019 Duration: 06min
It's not a government shutdown and the number of days is wrong. Listen to find out why.
EP 30: Writing the book “The United States of Anything Goes”16/12/2018 Duration: 08min
I’m writing a book, and that’s one reason why I haven’t posted a podcast in a while. First, I…
EP 29 Jack Klobnak Talks About Being an Entrepreneur29/11/2018 Duration: 27min
Jack Klobnak co-founded Lase Vision Centers 30 years ago and shares his success story that all can embrace
EP 28: On-Location Expert Travel Tips about Germany and Hungary10/11/2018 Duration: 31min
Simon Says Overseas Travel Expert Steve Oslica is traveling overseas with his wife Anna again on a two-week trip to…
EP 27: The Libertarian Effort in a Heated 2018 Election03/11/2018 Duration: 32min
Libertarian candidates running in a heated 2018 election are attempting to make gains and one of them is Nick Kasoff,…
EP 26: 2019 Medicare Enrollment Tips, Part 126/10/2018 Duration: 26min
2019 Medicare enrollment began Oct. 15 and ends Dec. 15. This is the first of 3 episodes with tips how…
EP 25: Long-Term Care Advice from Matt McCann15/10/2018 Duration: 29min
Medicare open enrollment begins today (Oct. 15) and ends Dec. 7. It’s just one part of retirement planning. Long-term care…
EP 24: Congressman Cleaver Criticizes Toxic Kavanaugh Debate05/10/2018 Duration: 15min
Less than two hours after Senator Susan Collins of Maine announced she was voting to approve Judge Brett Kavanaugh for…
EP 23: Bonus Content with Jeff Richgels about Successful Blogging05/10/2018 Duration: 21min
Jeff Richgels in Episode 21 told us about his long successful career in newspaper journalism at Capital Newspapers in Madison,…
EP 22: The ESP of Scott Simon in Las Vegas October 1, 201701/10/2018 Duration: 18min
October 1st will haunt Las Vegas forever because 58 people were killed by a madman that day in 2017. It…
EP 21: The Power of Online Journalism with Jeff Richgels, Capital Newspapers29/09/2018 Duration: 29min
The printed newspaper faces its stiffest competition from online journalism because nearly anyone with an Internet presence can compete against…
EP 20: Travel Tip, What to Do Before Boarding the Plane27/09/2018 Duration: 28min
This episode and series topic is for you if you’re one who loves to travel and wants to learn tips…
EP 19: Bonus Content about Nike, Tiger Woods Trumps Colin Kaepernick26/09/2018 Duration: 05min
Nike reported fiscal year 2019 1st quarter earnings Tuesday after the close of trade at the New York Stock Exchange. At the same time, Tiger Woods trumped Colin Kaepernick as the real marketing face of Nike, and making any talk of boycotting the company a feckless effort
EP 18: Colin Kaepernick and the Nike Boycott: Believable or BS?22/09/2018 Duration: 26min
Nike reports quarterly earnings on September 25 and we'll find out if a boycott against the company for choosing Colin Kaepernick as a spokesman during the NFL season, even though company executives are aware of how people think about him kneeling during the playing of the National Anthem before game as his protest what the American flag represents. This isn't the first sports-related retail company protest. But is this unorganized protest against Nike effective? Simon Says posed the question to Rob Plaza, Senior Vice President at Key Private Bank and regular expert for financial news on Simon Says. He oversees earnings of major companies like Nike.
EP 17: Fake News, Is It Real or Fake?17/09/2018 Duration: 31min
President Donald Trump has single-handedly made fake news a daily topic and important issue in journalism. But it is a serious charge against journalists and organizations, and affects their reputation, credibility, and reliability. Dale Forbis of Learfield Communications kicks off discussion about this on Simon Says.
EP 16: Las Vegas Travel Tips for Newbies: Fremont St. Downtown13/09/2018 Duration: 38min
This is the second episode on Simon Says featuring Las Vegas travel tips for newbies, this time focusing downtown on Fremont Street. Jay Kersting is a veteran of guest services and marketing for Las Vegas casinos and resorts, and has the answers you need for travel. Jay Kersting returns as our expert and I will also add my experience as a frequent Las Vegas Fremont Street just over the years, starting in 1978. The Fremont St. Experience in Downtown Las Vegas continues to evolve as a go-to destination as an alternative for millions for something to do beside go to the famous Las Vegas Strip.
EP 15: Scott Simon’s One Year Anniversary Date with Death08/09/2018 Duration: 16min
At the exact time one year ago from the time and date this episode is published, 10:15 a.m. PDT on September 8, 2018, I had one foot through death's door, and today, I tell my story leading up to what happened that day which will remind me and haunt me forever. I am telling this story as a narration of my life, events, and things on my mind leading up to that fateful day.
EP 14: On Labor Day, a Bipartisan Effort for Labor and Business03/09/2018 Duration: 31min
On Labor Day 2019, Simon Says focuses on the effort in Missouri where politicians from both major parties are working together to grow business and labor, instead of partisan bickering we hear too often.