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Sal Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist-Meaning of Life

Sal Litvak Podcast; Interesting people with Bob Brill

To say Sal Litvak is an interesting person is an understatement of all understatements. He is one of the most interesting people you might ever meet. Born in Santiago, Chile, he is a maker of hit feature films, an historian, a professor, a lawyer and an award winning maker of films. So why are we talking to him; his passion. That passion is as a Talmudist which he came upon by accident.

Litvak was five when he came to the United States in 1970 and spent his childhood around New York City. He went to Harvard and graduated with honors. He became a New York lawyer before finding another passion; the theater. So he moved on to UCLA where he went after a Film degree.

Then it was onto reading scripts for a major Talent Agency before breaking out as a film professor and then making two feature films. The most unique is the story about Abe Lincoln's body guard/ "Saving Lincoln."

Then he found his next passion; Jewish philosoph…

SAL LITVAK-ACCIDENTAL TALMUDIST-REAL MEANING OF LIFE

He's a film maker, he's a lawyer, he is a philosopher but more than anything else he is a Talmudist. And if you are wondering what that is, trying adding the word "accidental" to the title. Sal Litvak is one of the most interesting and engaging people you will ever meet.
Join me as we discuss religions and compare and eventually solve (well you be the judge) the meaning of life!

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MYTH OR FACT; AUTO REPAIR MECHANIC BRENT SIMMONS

Brent Simmons is a long time mechanic and auto repair expert and he discusses what a mechanic really does in these days of computers vs. the wrench. He debunks the myths and lays out the truth about your vehicle.

Check out this episode!

Brent Simmons began working on cars at age 14 and never looked back. He says he was "born to be a mechanic" and he takes his job seriously. So seriously, he takes eight to 10 classes a year in advanced auto repair just to keep up with all the changes in the many different vehicles he works on.
For instance, did you know new cars don't require tune-ups for the first 100,000 miles?! Shocking. The truth about oil, gasoline additives, gas saving tips, tire rotation, you name it. We discuss everything from easy maintenance to major repairs which may bring you to tears. We do it in great detail and so you can easily understand it in this edition of "Interesting People with Bob Brill."

Brent owns Bennett Automotive in Thousand Oaks, Ca…