Grade A Nation

Grade A Nation

Latest Episodes

E152: Save The Canvas! A Chat with Business Owner Ruth Rogers
June 14, 2022

Ruth Rogers is the owner and operator of The Canvas, a dining and creative space in the United Kingdom. The Canvas provides meals to those in need, as well as serving as a meeting place for events like art shows and group networking. It is clear The Canva

E151: Pump Up the Fitness with 65 Year Old Bodybuilder "Granny Guns!"
May 31, 2022

On this installment of Grade A Nation, Chris Thomas chats with Marlene Flowers, a fitness guru that recently started participating in competitive bodybuilding at age 65. Marlene (also known as "Granny Guns" to those who follow her on social media) has exp

E150: Recording Artist and Former American Idol Finalist Nadia Turner!
May 26, 2022

Nadia Turner offers revealing and in-depth details about the many hats she has worn over the years. From being a Miami Dolphins cheerleader, singing at the G8 World Summit in front of Bill Clinton and Vladimir Putin, being a Top 8 finalist on American Ido

E149: Chef Dennis Cooks Up Great Food and Travel Stories!
May 16, 2022

Chef Dennis Littley talks about the ingredients of a great chef, memorable moments in his career, his thoughts on fast food, how the pandemic has impacted the hospitality industry, and why he transitioned to being a blogger. His tips on being a successful

E148: Ukraine in the Membrane with Ukranian Punk-Pop Band Cardinal Birds!
April 24, 2022

Chris Thomas and special guest co-host Kevin Slaughter interview the Ukranian pop-punk band Cardinal Birds about how they formed, their musical influences, the art of constructing a song, their thoughts on the Russian invasion of Ukraine, how they feel ab

E147: Ghostwriting Love Letters with Kristine Grant!
April 10, 2022

Chris Thomas talks with Kristine Grant, a ghostwriter that has assisted many people in crafting messages. From love letters, eulogies, dating profiles, and everything in between, Kristine discusses how she maintains an authentic voice for each client. The

E146: Horrific Orlando Amusement Free Fall Drop!
March 31, 2022

A practitioner of sports medicine makes some tasteless remarks about the middle schooler that fell out of the drop tower ride in Orlando. The video is haunting, as are the comments of a so-called Doctor! 

E145: Will Smith Slap at Oscars Acting Academy
March 30, 2022

A substitute teacher returns to Grade A Nation to talk about how an acting class reenacting the Will Smith and Chris Rock slapping encounter at the Oscars ceremony did not go according to plan....if there even was a plan to begin with.

E144: Talking Mental Wellness in the Cryptocurrency and FinTech Realm!
March 14, 2022

Hala Abdul is a licensed psychotherapist in Canada working with clients in the financial technology domain. Hala shares with Grade A Nation the most common psychological concerns expressed by those working in FinTech, tips on how to find a psychotherapist

E143: The World Needs Heroes! Comic Books for a Cause
March 13, 2022

Chris Thomas chats with Jeremiah Stemple, a developer of comic book projects for chronic patients and the charities that serve them. Hear how Jeremiah and his friends are trying to put a smile on the face of those who need it most! Learn more about Jeremi