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 75 - Grant Arnow, rock star turned lawyer

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We talk to entertainment lawyer Grant Arnow. He talks about his career as front man of Takota, tour…

Episode 74 - Neil Strachan, The Balvenie Ambassador for West Coast USA

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Episode 73 - Nicola Slater, Scottish tennis pro

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Episode 72 - Paul Bae, podcaster and writer

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We talk to the extraordinary Paul Bae, actor, comedian, writer and podcaster. He talks about having…

Episode 71 - Markus Stripf, founder of Spoon Guru

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Episode 70 - Oliver Wyss, President of Soccer at Orange County Soccer Club

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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.