Howard Bloom Saves The Universe, hosted by Chad Dougatz

A weekly journey into the mind of Howard Bloom, noted historian, philosopher, and author. Bloom is the most frequented contributor to Coast to Coast AM with George Noory. On this show, Howard and emcee Chad Dougatz tackle a wide range of humanity, including sex, drugs, God, aliens, and Michael Jackson.
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Dec 31, 2016

For our last new episode of 2016, we take a look at the recent developments on an international level between Israel and Palestine. We ask the question, can a two-state solution work in that region. Then, we shift our focus to the bullying displayed against anyone who speaks up against the incoming Trump administration. We then close our the show, and 2016, with an optimistic loo at 2017. You can follow Howard on Twitter @howardxbloom. Follow Chad @chaddougatz.

Dec 16, 2016

The General Election may have been November 8th, but the true election for President of the United States of America is actually happening Monday, December 19th. With that in mind, there is a vast and giant push to get the 538 electoral college members to change their vote, and thus invalidate the election. Hillary Clinton won the popular vote, Russia clearly had involvement in the leak of information against her campaign, and the GOP did everything it can to prevent minorities from going to the polls. Is this enough to get just 39 members to change their vote? And if they do, then what? We examine this and so much more.

Dec 6, 2016

This wee Howard and Chad take a look at the shooting on the campus of Ohio State University. Howard argues that this attack is a direct result of terrorism, which, is a direct result of radical Islam. So then, why isn't the media covering this as a terrorist attack? Tune in to find out why.

Nov 20, 2016

This week Howard Bloom and Chad Dougatz take on the subject of "gratitude." No one might think we planned this to correspond to Thanksgiving, but no. As the guys discuss, the practice of gratitude 365days a year can change your life. So what is it, are a half-glass-full or half-glass-empty person? Remember, never throw a grace away.

Nov 10, 2016

Today Howard Bloom and Chad Dougatz discuss the just-completed general election which saw Donald Trump wining the presidency. We dissect the messaging that got Trump the win and the flaws that cost Hillary the office. We also talk about the grieving process. Our conclusion, yes grieve, but then rally.

Nov 5, 2016

We interrupt our regular schedule of show releases to issue this dire warning -- Donald J. Trump can not become the next President of the United States. The show is called "Howard Bloom Saves the Universe" and in that mission, we must do all we can do to save the world from a Trump presidency. Howard Bloom and Chad Dougatz delve deep into a myriad of reasons why Mr. Trump IS NOT QUALIFIED to hold the office. It's our Closing Argument, and it's vital.

Nov 2, 2016

Dr. Richard Richard Koenigsberg joins us back in the studio to discuss the final days of Election 2016. Richard, Howard, and Chad tackle the many controversial (and successful) tactics Donald J. Trump is using on the campaign trail, and whether or not Trump is employing Adolf Hitler's playbook.

Oct 19, 2016

Just how important is validation in our society and to an individual? This week, we take a deep dive into the concept of validation, and what it means to feel accepted by others. Validation, it's not just for parking your car. 

Sep 26, 2016

This week we are delighted to have in, direct from Knoxville, Tennessee, Dr. Lois Prislovsky. Dr. Prislovsky is a psychologist who works with patients on the Autism spectrum as well as those with OCD, ADHD, and more. She, along with her business partner, Barb Rentenbach, are the authors of the new book "Neurodiversity: A Humorous and Practical Guide to Living with ADHD, Anxiety, Autism, Dyslexia, The Gays and Everyone Else." So on this episode, Howard and Chad, along with our guest, dive into the advances in treatment for the neurodiverse population, as well as the lessons we all can learn from those who may be different. You can learn more about Dr. Lois Prislovsky at

Sep 19, 2016

This week Howard and Chad discuss one of Mr. Bloom's many projects, SPACE TILES. Now, before you get all misty-eyed, I promise you this episode will enlighten you like now other. We learn about Howard's fascination with saving the world, one foot-by-a-foot tile at a time. Can these space tiles save mankind? Are they are source of unlimited green energy? Will we see them in our lifetime? Tune in and find out. 

Sep 4, 2016

On this most anticipated episode of the show, we discuss the state of the election today. Does Donald Trump have a prayer, or will the former Secretary of State and New York Senator become the first ever female President? It's Hillary and Donald all episode long!

Aug 31, 2016

This week's show tackles the nagging question: "why does our waist increase the older we get." The answer, you'll be surprised to find out, has everything to do with mother nature, and more importantly, her desire for us to fuck her over. So build your tall towers, get in your fast car, and start woking out. This show's got all bases covered.

Jun 21, 2016

This week, Howard and Chad take a look at the worst mass killings in American History, the Pulse Nightclub shootings that left 49 dead and dozens injured. You won't want to miss this illuminating conversation into the motives of a mad men, the gun issue, politics, and faith. 

May 16, 2016

This week's episode gets the the core of it all, life! We open the show by asking, is life empty and meaningless. Our journey into the mind of Howard Bloom then touches, moves, and inspires us to delve into perhaps the greatest quesetion man has ever asked. WHAT'S THE MEANING OF LIFE? And to that end, what's the endgame?

May 9, 2016

What compels a group of soldiers to willingly run into a barrage of automatic weapons during World War I? How did the kamikaze pilots come to belief their actions were warranted? And what would happen if we completely abandon the concept of nationalities? Blood, sacrifice and so much more is discussed this week with special guest Richard A. Koenigsberg, founder of the Library of Social Science. He is also the author of several books including Nations Have the Right to Kill: Hitler, the Holocaust and War and Hitler's Ideology.

Apr 25, 2016

Howard Bloom reflects on the passing of Prince, the legendary musician with whom Howard had the chance to work with for seven years in the 1980s. 

Mar 14, 2016

At first glance, Mr. Donald Trump and Sen. Bernie Sanders may seem to have nothing in common. But as Howard Bloom reveals, the fact that they are beholden to no corporate entity makes them very, very, similar. Both New Yorkers, both free to speak their minds and both 100% unapologetic for their views. And both have their respective political parties nervous going into Super Tuesday Part 3. 

Mar 7, 2016

This week Howard Bloom explains the draw of authenticity. We see it in our entertainers and politicians, and the most successful are the most authentic.... so what does it take to be authentic? Tune in to find out.

Feb 29, 2016

Howard Bloom is in his 70s, but you would never know it by looking at him. This week, Howard tells us several tricks he uses to keep himself young. He also says the most important thing is to surround himself with young people.

Feb 22, 2016

On this episode of the podcast, Howard Bloom says he is tired of hearing Western society apologize for its successes. According to Howard, we must delight in our accomplishments, or perish. He calls it the suicide of Western society. But as host Chad Dougatz pointedly notes, Howard is a hope-timist, and with that, a clear path is laid out detailing what we can do to save us from ourselves. 

Feb 5, 2016

America's founding fathers did something right when they put in three branches of government, they ensured balance. This week, Howard Bloom posits the importance of balance in everything we do. He argues you can't have capitalism without communism, peace without war, and love without hate. So which side do you fall on? Trick question! Stay on the beam for balanced life!

Jan 19, 2016

What does the manager of a successful baseball team do when he needs to close the deal? He calls in the closer. Well, in an effort to get even further into the mind of Howard Bloom, this week we welcome our own closer Brian Avers to the show. Brian is a New York actor who, along with Chad, help us get a further look into the brain of America's greatest "hope-timist" Howard Bloom!