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 56 - Grant Pierce Myers, writer of The Maze Runner

Jan. 12, 2021

We talk to screenwriter Grant Pierce Myers.  He talks about the excitement of working on The Maze R…

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Episode 55 - Kayla Drescher, magician

Jan. 4, 2021

We talk to magician Kayla Drescher. She tells us about swapping science for magic, her dislike of L…

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Episode 54 - David Mackay, Virgin Galactic Chief Pilot

Dec. 20, 2020

We talk to David Mackay, the Chief Pilot for Virgin Galactic. He tells us his journey from a young …

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Episode 53 - James Keston, owner of Orange County Soccer Club.

Dec. 14, 2020

We talk to James Keston, owner of Orange County Soccer Club. He explains why he bought a USL team, …

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Episode 52 - Lorraine D’Alessio, immigration lawyer

Dec. 6, 2020

We speak to immigration lawyer Lorraine D'Alessio, founder of the D'Alession Law Group. She talks a…

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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…

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.