He grew up in east Fort Worth, Texas and he went on to become a successful “serial entrepreneur” in cars, reality TV, restaurants and motor sports. Richard Rawlings is the man behind the Discovery Channel’s hit show, “Fast N’ Loud.” He is the man behind the successful Gas Monkey Garage, which has branched into bars […]
Documentary filmmaker Terri Randall began her career as a painter. She is now an award-winning and Academy Award nominated documentary filmmaker. Randall was nominated for an Academy Award for her short documentary, “Daughter of the Bride.” She has directed, produced and written several documentaries for the PBS program, NOVA, specifically about outer space. She has […]
He is the son of sports casting royalty, Baseball Hall of Famer Marty Brennaman. Thom Brennaman created his own way in broadcasting and was a top voice calling NFL, MLB and major college football games as well as serving as the voice for the Chicago Cubs, Arizona Diamondbacks and Cincinnati Reds. Brennaman worked with Jerry […]
Marty Turco played 11 seasons in the National Hockey League, and in 2002-’03 he set the NHL single season record for lowest goals against average by a goalie, 1.73. He was one of the best players to ever play at the University of Michigan and its power hockey program. Turco joined the Dallas Stars in […]
In the mid 1990s, Dr. Jeffrey Wigand was a bio chemist working for a large tobacco firm in Kentucky. He went on to become one the world’s most well known whistleblowers after he revealed “inside” information that America’s tobacco industry deliberately manipulated cigarettes to be more addictive. His story, and specifically the struggle to air […]
Sebastian Junger is one of America’s top journalists, and foremost war correspondents. He is known for his best-selling book, “The Perfect Storm.” He has written other best-selling books, such as “War,” and produced the Academy Award nominated documentary, “Restrepo.” He talks with Mac about America’s pullout from Afghanistan, his new book, “Freedom,” and a near-death […]
Roman Popadiuk was born in Austria to Ukranian parents who emigrated to the United States in the 1950s. He went on to build a successful career, with a speciality in foreign service relations for the U.S. government. After the fall of the USSR, he was appointed America’s first ambassador to the Ukraine. In his conversation […]
Mac’s guest is one of the most influential people in the history of modern America sports. Agent Leigh Steinberg began his career in the mid 1970s, and went on to set the standard for an entire industry. He also is famously the inspiration for the movie, Jerry Maguire.
He’s a college dropout whose career started in mixed martial arts when there was no money, and today Freddie Poole is a working Hollywood stuntman and stunt director. Mac also explains why the latest Taylor Swift album let him down.
Maria Sakkari is one of the best tennis players in the world. She’s currently No. 5 in the world, and is always in the contention to win a grand slam. She joins The Engel Angle to talk tennis, a little travel, her hair bun, Greek mythology, Giannis, and a lot of other topics in a […]