The Mark Milton Show with The Smash
Ep. 94: Rep. Dan Houx on Why Sports Gambling Legislation Failed in Missouri

Ep. 94: Rep. Dan Houx on Why Sports Gambling Legislation Failed in Missouri

May 18, 2022

Rep. Dan Houx (R-Warrensburg) discusses the state of sports gambling legalization in Missouri, why his sponsored bill died in the legislature, and what it could have done for Missouri's economy; there are grave national economic concerns with the weakening of the U.S. dollar as consumer prices soar; crypto continues its downward spiral; the new Phil Mickelson book; and the morality of legalizing sinful activities. 

Ep. 93: Ryan Dickherber, St. Louis Attorney and U.S. Open Pickleball Champion

Ep. 93: Ryan Dickherber, St. Louis Attorney and U.S. Open Pickleball Champion

May 4, 2022
Ryan Dickherber, a St. Louis personal injury attorney with SWMW Law, joins the show to discuss his Over 40 Doubles U.S. Open Pickleball championship; Milty and The Smash try to compare it to their high school tennis careers; pickleball is the fastest-growing sport in the country in part because of how approachable it is to play; what does the sport look like in the future?
 
Ep. 92: Social Media, Wally’s, and Things To Do In St. Louis

Ep. 92: Social Media, Wally’s, and Things To Do In St. Louis

April 29, 2022
Elon Musk's Twitter takeover; who defines misinformation; the good, the bad, and the ugly of social media; Milty's RV trip to the Ozarks included a family stop at the new Wally's; The Smash has a firing squad of questions for the dais about divorce, federal mask mandates, and the NBA playoffs; there appears to be little show prep; what should visitors do when in St. Louis.
Ep. 91: Jane Dueker, Democrat Candidate for St. Louis County Executive

Ep. 91: Jane Dueker, Democrat Candidate for St. Louis County Executive

April 20, 2022
Attorney Jane Dueker has announced her candidacy for St. Louis County Executive running against career politician Dr. Sam Page. Jane shares her positions on crime and the lack of prosecution; communication and working with County Council members; the future of MetroLink; Page's failed unilateral Covid policies; and the current culture wars infiltrating local politics.
Ep. 90: Jay Randoph Jr. Previews The Masters

Ep. 90: Jay Randoph Jr. Previews The Masters

April 6, 2022

Long-time sports radio host and golf personality Jay Randolph Jr. joins the show to discuss Milty's handicap; growing up the grandson of a U.S. Senator and son of a legendary broadcaster; his career in radio and golf course management; his predictions for Tiger Woods and his incredibly anticipated return to The Masters; and the recent passing of former Masters champion and Belleville native Bob Goalby.

Ep. 89, Seg. 1: The Slap Heard ’Round The World

Ep. 89, Seg. 1: The Slap Heard ’Round The World

March 30, 2022
The guys break down Will Smith slapping Chris Rock during the Oscars; Hollywood's reaction; the controversy over Florida's childhood sex education bill; and the rising popularity of Ron DeSantis and Florida.
Ep. 89, Seg. 2: Biden’s Class Warfare Tax Proposal

Ep. 89, Seg. 2: Biden’s Class Warfare Tax Proposal

March 30, 2022
The STLTaxLawyer thinks President Biden's proposal to tax the country's job creators could lead to an economic downfall; why taxing unrealized gains is class warfare; the debate over personal property tax; and last-minute tax deadline tips.
Ep. 88, Seg. 1: Supreme Court Nomination Hearings

Ep. 88, Seg. 1: Supreme Court Nomination Hearings

March 23, 2022

The guys talk pants (pant?); the Supreme Court nomination hearings for Ketanji Brown Jackson are showcasing the softer media coverage compared to previous years Republican nominees; The Smash's Supreme Court conspiracies; trying to define genders in light of a transgender athlete winning the NCAA women's swimming title; tax policies and increased minimum wages imposed on small business owners are disincentivizing entrepreneurship.

Ep. 88, Seg. 2: The Introduction of Drops, March Madness, and Milty’s RV

Ep. 88, Seg. 2: The Introduction of Drops, March Madness, and Milty’s RV

March 23, 2022

Experimenting with drops; March Madness tournament talk and the Fighting Illini's underwhelming performance; this year's tax deadline is April 18th; Milty renting out his RV on Outdoorsy.com; should The Smash be an RV chauffeur?

Ep. 87: Treat Yourself and March Madness

Ep. 87: Treat Yourself and March Madness

March 16, 2022

The guys take care of themselves with massages, chiropractors, and acupuncture; tipping overload; Milty recaps his D.C. trip for the Atlantic 10 tournament; what's the societal impact of the increased prevalence of sports gambling; the show derails as The Smash shares an ear cleaning experience; March Madness preview; NFL quarterback situation; sales tax is out of control; and more college basketball talk about SLU, the transfer portal, and NIL deals.

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