United States of Dramerica

United States of Dramerica

There is nothing like a dram of whisky to inspire an important conversation.Each week we sit down with a guest from the worlds of entertainment, sport or business and they tell their story over a glass of whisky.

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Episode 51 - Steve Lipp, whisky entrepreneur

Nov. 28, 2020

We talk to whisky entrepreneur Steve Lipp, the man behind everything from Alexander Murray, to Cost…

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Episode 50 - John Sipher, ex-CIA operative

Nov. 22, 2020

For our 50th episode of the podcast, we have ex-CIA operative John Sipher.In a powerful and damning…

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Episode 49 - Tom Stubberfield, documentary filmmaker

Nov. 16, 2020

We talk to documentary filmmaker Tom Stubberfield, founder of Bullitt Films.He talks about his proj…

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Episode 48 - Patrick Davies, former British Deputy Ambassador to the United States

Nov. 9, 2020

We talk to former British Deputy Ambassador in Washington Patrick Davies.He talks about Biden's his…

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Episode 47 - David Kwong, puzzler and magician

Oct. 26, 2020

We talk to the multi-talented David Kwong about puzzling during lockdown, missing live audiences an…

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Episode 46 - Andy Serling, horse handicapper

Oct. 19, 2020

We talk to the Sage of Saratoga, leading horse handicapper Andy Serling.He tells us how horse racin…

About the Host

Dan Rutstein

Dan is a former British diplomat and whisky enthusiast.
He started the podcast because he wanted to be able to have important conversations with interesting people over an enjoyable drink.