Hugo's Posts

Hugo's Posts

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I am always Posting something somewhere and behind each entry there’s a rant. Full-time Husband, full-time Real Estate agent, Full-time Dad and Part Time Chicken Farmer. There’s always something to talk about. Here are ma stories! Subscribe to the Podcast or you can find Hugo on Twitter at @hugosposts | Insta at @hugotorres | sangabrielvalley.blogspot.com


Pandemic - How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Flu
Feb 10 • 23 min
With the outbreak of the Novel Corona Virus and a Flu virus that has killed about 12,000 lives in the US Hugo’s family grapples with questions of healthcare, searching for vaccinations and how to cope when the going gets tough. Hugo discusses his…
Conversations: Jennifer Carole the Lawyer’s Daughter
Jan 30 • 79 min
Jennifer Carole is an “Energy Life Coach and experienced marketing professional from Silicon Valley” whose life was forever altered by the rape and murder of her stepmom and the murder of her father in 1980. In recent years (2018) Joseph DeAngelo, who is…
Sister Sister - Hugo’s sis is moving back into the Torres home!
Jan 17 • 21 min
Hugo’s youngest sister called to ask for a big family favor. She needs to move in for a little while so that she can pursue a career opportunity. This simple requests causes Hugo to think about his creature comforts and his challenges with visiting…
Hugo 2020 - First Podcast Episode of the New Decade
Jan 8 • 30 min
Hugo is back for 2020 pontificating and pondering. After a long’s month hiatus he’s decided to just record and let his stream of consciousness take over. In this episode Hugo talks about the wild fires destroying the land of Australia, the unnecessary…
Lessons Strike Back - The impact of the Star Wars on a young Hugo
Dec 6, 2019 • 36 min
A long time ago in the 80s Hugo sat criss-cross-apple-sauce in front of his family’s telly and watched the Star Wars. For the next three decades the films and its cannon has influenced the young Padawan. In this episode of the podcast he tells you how.…
Conversations: What the Fockery with Nadège August
Nov 16, 2019 • 78 min
Hosted by Nadège August “What The Fockery?” is a burgeoning Podcast featuring a “a series of conversations about the “things” that make us think ‘WTF is THAT?’ Convos dedicated to hearing first hand from the very people whose lifestyles, truths or…
Cruel Intentions - Can one bad day change a man for the worse?
Nov 5, 2019 • 31 min
Can one bad day change a man for the worse? Hugo thinks on this as he takes stock of these last few days and how they contrast with films like The Joker which he has recently seen. Also Hugo shares a strategy for balancing out negative thoughts. Today on…
Mansplaining - Men do it to each other too!
Oct 24, 2019 • 18 min
At a recent meeting Hugo made a point. Then a second later another man thought they knew how to better explain things and men their own effort. Hugo goes on to explain how this Mansplaining incident resonated with him as perpetrator and victim of this…
Ass-Umptions: Hugo didn’t get the benefit of the doubt in a traffic situation.
Oct 17, 2019 • 24 min
Hugo got stuck in traffic recently whilst in a hurry to an errand. After getting an answer from the person who caused the traffic jam he tried to help other motorists deal with the situation. Some of the responses were not as polite as possible and that…
Conversations: Adult Industry Marketing guru Amberly Rothfield
Oct 11, 2019 • 81 min
Best-selling author, sexpert/educator, phone sex operator, dominatrix, and marketing extraordinaire Amberly Rothfield is a 14-year veteran who’s been featured in Vice, AVN, XBIZ, and YNOT. She struck gold as a phone sex operator on Niteflirt. Her breakout…
Conversations: Garret - Garret Talks to Himself Podcast
Oct 9, 2019 • 60 min
From the Garret Talks to Himself Podcast (GT2H) : “A segmented podcast where Garret goes over anything and everything that comes to mind. He proposes rules the world should follow, talking points, and a few funny stories from the past. Hugo is Joined by…
Revisionist History - Is your own life story true?
Oct 1, 2019 • 21 min
The Fall Season is upon Hugo and with the onset of Thanksgiving soon approaching he thinks on what he thought of the holiday then and what he thinks of it now. Thanks to a quick exchange with his son, Hugo thinks about the new histories kids are learning…
Conversations: Geri & Jay Hart - Adventurers in the Adult Industry
Sep 23, 2019 • 96 min
“Meet Geri and Jay Hart. By all appearances they’re the couple in the condo next door. They have a loving relationship, advanced degrees, successful careers. But there’s something about them you might be surprised to learn: Geri and Jay enjoy…
Conversations: Alisha Fisher - Modern Intimacy Coaching
Sep 17, 2019 • 82 min
“Alisha Fisher is an International Relationship, Intimacy & Flirtation Coach, who has been involved with the field of Sexology since 2011.” Today Alisha joins Hugo on a dense and enlightening conversation encompassing Ancient Pornography, ethical…
Everybody Hurts - In a bad place but there is hope.
Sep 13, 2019 • 28 min
Earlier this week Hugo Tweeted; “I am tired, unmotivated, lonely and overall sad this morning. I have struggled to get out of bed and my body is resisting my pleads to move. I am not in a good place.” Lots of good people sent positive and uplifting…
Conversations: Peppermint & Dusty - Tantric lovemaking at its finest.
Sep 5, 2019 • 89 min
Peppermint & Dusty have been long time Web Cam performers who have amassed a sizable on-line fan based thanks to their true to life streaming program. Today they talk with Hugo to discuss a wide array of topics. From the inner workings of web cam work,…
Talk a Minute - Funds are Tight, Listener Compliments and More
Aug 29, 2019 • 28 min
Hugo doesn’t have a set agenda for this episode. No larger point he’s got to make with follow up calls to action. Today on the Pod Hugo talks about the challenge he’s facing in Sept 2019 as kids return back to school from a long and expensive Summer. With…
Conversations: Anne Rae - Luxury Sex Towels & More
Aug 21, 2019 • 82 min
In 2016, Anna B. was thoroughly exasperated. Tired of sleeping in the wet spot after sex and conversations bemoaning the lack of sex clean-up products on the market, she determined to change the market and way people view aftercare. Fortified with lattes…
Who You Know - When it comes to challenges in life do you know how to deal?
Aug 15, 2019 • 25 min
Hugo’s mom has some difficult days ahead and needs his help to get through them. Hugo talks about his process on approaching challenges and how he finds solutions. He then gives clues about how you might want to take on those projects that you haven’t yet…
Coveting Grapes - We want what others have but it doesn’t make us happy. What might?
Aug 1, 2019 • 37 min
From the moment we are born we begin to model the behaviors of others and shape our desires based on what others have. If we allow ourselves to covet too much the stuff of others we risk the chance of losing ourselves on unhappy pursuits. Hugo discusses…
Conversations: Michael Dean Roberts of the Gay Mens Podcast
Jul 23, 2019 • 48 min
In spite of some glitches Hugo chats at length with a very busy Michael Dean Roberts of the Gay Mens Podcast. They discuss Michael’s many professional endeavors, the topics discussed on his two popular podcasts, male underwear design and much more. Who…
Conversations: Authors A.J. Bass & Benjamin W. Bass
Jul 17, 2019 • 91 min
Hugo chats with published authors A.J Bass and Benjamin W. Bass about the ups and downs of writing in modern times. Today on the Show: A.J. Bass - Paige’s Story https://www.ajbasswrites.com Benjamin Bass - Alone In the Light https://www.benjaminwbass.com…
Listen Closely - Everyone is talking but are we listening to one another?
Jul 11, 2019 • 24 min
While cleaning out his garage Hugo found an old poem his High School teacher assigned in the last days of Senior year. It made little sense to him then but twenty years later he’s lived a life and the puzzle pieces are starting to make sense. Hugo reads…
Square Peg - When you no longer belong somewhere. Don’t force it.
Jul 1, 2019 • 23 min
After some meandering thoughts Hugo gets back to the business of telling stories. This time, he recalls some from his days in revelry and then the moment when he grew and matured. A discussion on moving past the good stages in life in order to live a…
Empty - You’ve reached a peak and now what? Dealing with those moments after you succeed.
Jun 17, 2019 • 24 min
Graduation/Wedding season recently passed and after all the celebrating you might find yourself wondering….what’s next. Hugo talks about how he copes with those days after reaching personal summits. Today on the Show: Pachellbel - Canon In D Major:…
Indecision - When inaction on your part can cost you.
Jun 4, 2019 • 28 min
There have been times when Hugo has hesitated for the stars to align perfectly before acting. In some of those occasion, the waiting game has cost him dearly. Now Hugo tells you why it is more important to act and also how you might deal when you loose a…
No Pain, No Pain - Hugo has been on the ropes lately…can he fight back?
May 24, 2019 • 18 min
Hugo has had a terrible cold over the last week. Unable to really talk but needed to for work and more he’s faced a few battles this week. Even though he’s only 5’7” our Podcast host is a scrappy fella with some tricks up his sleeves. He shares his…will…
Shout Out Part 1 - The fellow Podcasts that influence our well-meaning host.
May 15, 2019 • 29 min
Hugo has a routine which includes listening to dozens of Podcasts a week. Who influences him? Here are just a few. Today on the Show: We Live on a Planet: https://wloap.com/ Strong Body, Strong Soul: https://anchor.fm/maria-humphreys Be A Man Podcast:…
De Escalation - Tensions are high but they could be diffused more often if we had a better outlook.
May 1, 2019 • 29 min
Hugo was an angry young man in Los Angeles during the late 90s and 2000s. Luckily his anger didn’t land him in serious hot water. Now at 40 plus years he has rethought his approach to dealing with situations where tempers are flaring and how that could…
El Tango de Hugo - Hugo is startled from a dream and suddenly he starts answering some crazy quandaries and questions.
Apr 22, 2019 • 41 min
The cold and cough season continue to plague the Torres household and after a long night of short dreams and then little sleep Hugo takes some time time to ask some pertinent questions. It’s not quite everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Hugo but…
Rear view MIrror - Hugo tells you why he has been on hiatus and the importance of looking back every now and then.
Apr 15, 2019 • 37 min
It’s been several weeks since Hugo has recorded but it’s not because he has not been busy. From Spring Break travels to weeks of sick kids with cough there’s been little time and energy to spare. Of course this doesn’t mean that Hugo didn’t learn some…
Light & Magic - Hugo goes to a live Hollywood taping and shares a few lessons with his children.
Mar 15, 2019 • 27 min
Hugo and his wife took their children to a live taping of America’s Got Talent in Pasadena, CA. The experience reminded him of the first time he saw a TV production and how he now knows that the “reality” we see on TV is not always what happened in real…
Police Calls - Why does Hugo have reservations about calling the authorities. Here are his stories.
Mar 4, 2019 • 32 min
People have been caught on camera lately calling police offers to tend to matters that seem trivial. Thanks to the bullhorn effect of Social Media, skirmishes between people can become the latest viral sensation. Hugo talks about his reservations and…
Not All Men - Addressing past mistakes in the age of Me Too.
Feb 21, 2019 • 21 min
Hugo has been a busy body on the Twitter machine discussing the concept of the Not All Men hashtag that is making the rounds on Social Media. Hugo here discusses the errors on judgement he has made in the past and how they are helping him shape his views…
Dog Gone - A memoir of a long lost furry friend.
Feb 12, 2019 • 31 min
Hugo could have been a great basketball player but something stood in his way. A memory of a long lost friend. Today on the Show: Reebok Pump: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reebok_Pump Dog Part 1: From My Blog Dog Part 2: From My Blog Subscribe to the…
Question the Influences - You will not always be your child’s mentor. How might one deal.
Feb 6, 2019 • 35 min
Hugo is feeling jealous…Again! This man is too insecure if you ask us. Today he ponders the importance of positive influences in the lives of his kin and how that affects his position in the hierarchy of importance. Today on the Show: Lightning McQueen…
Dad the Babysitter - Dad’s that do their part happily sometimes get more credit than they should?
Jan 31, 2019 • 23 min
Hugo spends too much on the Tweets and finds himself on a back and forth about the praise everyday good dads get from others. A talk about how some American households are run and the language we use to describe the work that takes place within them.…
The Assessment - Hugo had a look at the man in the mirror. Here is what he saw.
Jan 24, 2019 • 42 min
Hugo is falling apart. Little by little things are falling off of him and before he deteriorates completely he’s taken to the air-waves to do a self assessment at 41 years of age. By the way, we acknowledge that he keeps on saying he’s 42 on the air but…
Green Eyed Monster - When jealousy gets the best of you.
Jan 18, 2019 • 33 min
Jealousy is a heck of a drug. Hugo talks about how one recent dreams sent him down an accounting of his lesser emotions. “O beware, my lord, of jealousy; It is the green-eyed monster which doth mock the meet it feeds on.” Billy Shakespeare! Today on the…
Name Dropping - Living near Hollywood means the ocasional Star sighting.
Jan 14, 2019 • 33 min
Hugo has lived Hollywood adjacent for over three decades now he dishes on his celebrity sightings. One the Show: The Page Museum - https://tarpits.org/museum Los Angeles County Museum of Art: http://www.lacma.org/ Unspooled Podcast:…
Free Bird - Interpretation is a sincere form of flattery though sometimes it falls flat.
Jan 8, 2019 • 24 min
Hugo gets DMs and some of them are good and other are…well they could be better. Today he discusses his approach to reading poetry and why it is important for creators to give each other the benefit of the doubt and encourage innovation. Today on the…
On Objectification - A wondering eye is not virtuous so let’s be mindful of the male gaze.
Jan 3, 2019 • 31 min
“Take a picture it will last longer.” Hugo heard that once a long time ago and it caused him to rethink the way that he literally views men and women out in the world. On this Episode Hugo discusses how he has objectified others and how he’s been…
A Toast to Tradition - Hugo talks about the practices that bind a family together through the ages.
Dec 27, 2018 • 24 min
With one more big holiday to go before the year ends Hugo looks back at traditions in his household. The ones he still celebrates and the ones he hasn’t for a long time but might be open to revisit. The final Podcast of the Year? We are not sure but just…
Tiny Tunes - Practice makes perfect but those that do it go the spoils.
Dec 19, 2018 • 29 min
Hugo attended the local school district’s Winter Concert and this reminded him of the only time he considered playing an instrument. On his Birthday, Hugo pontificates about the passions we pursue in life and how they can be stunted or encouraged by those…
Fellowship of the Sick - Everybody hurts sometimes and Hugo shares his ills and path to wellness.
Dec 14, 2018 • 18 min
Hugo has had a terrible, horrible, no good very bad week and he’s here to tell you all about it. He’s also shares his strategy to turn things around and move forward. A bit melodramatic but what else do you expect. Today On the Show: Hugo’s Instagram:…
Tale of Two Hugos - When a man goes from relative Prince to relative Pauper
Dec 10, 2018 • 20 min
Life comes at you fast and Hugo contrasts how 24 hours can change your standing in life. Hugo recalls a recent trip to Santa Barbara and then how a house cleaning project helped him put it all into perspective. Be an Agent of pos·i·tiv·i·ty. Today on the…
Coitus Interrupted - Sex is not an exact science but Hugo keeps searching for the right formula.
Dec 5, 2018 • 28 min
Coming together isn’t as easy as it used to be. On the Podcast today Hugo discusses how a busy lifestyle affects life as a lover in the household and the strategies he’s found over time to help find time for intimacy. Oversharing much on this 100th…
Conversations: Patrick Merric Gorton of We Live on a Planet Podcast
Nov 30, 2018 • 70 min
EPIC! Hugo is joined by Patrick Merrick Gorton, host of the popular We Live on a Planet Podcast for a hearty conversation about life, the future and the challenges the two men have faced. From their shared love of History, Futurism, struggles with…
Better Said - A testament to perfect works that can’t be improved upon.
Nov 27, 2018 • 19 min
Hugo woke up and found his sleeping wife by his side still sleeping. A rush of emotion enveloped him that could be better described by someone else. Hugo talks today on the Podcast about those times when there’s no more to add to someone else’s work.…
The Power of the Ask - Amazing things can happen if you inquire nicely.
Nov 21, 2018 • 28 min
Just before Thanksgiving 2018 Hugo talks about his anxiety about public speaking and how he overcame it. Hugo also discusses at miraculous event that he was part of and how that helped him gleam some insight on how we can best treat each other. One more…
A Safe Space - When men given the opp to open up you might be surprised about what you’ll hear.
Nov 14, 2018 • 24 min
Hugo attended a Conference this past weekend and at one of the workshops he found himself sharing and caring about the troubles young men face. In this Episode he talks about what he learned from the struggles of others and how we might want to give the…
Two Roads - Life is about making decisions…tough ones. Here’s how this Hugo manages making them.
Nov 7, 2018 • 25 min
Hugo has been making choices. Difficult and weighty choices over the last few weeks. Decisions as a coach, as a voter and in Social Media. On the Podcast he discusses his philosophy on how to deal with these choices and how he manifests it in real life.…
The Man in the Arena - Basketball tryouts season is at hand and Hugo has to make choices and cuts.
Oct 31, 2018 • 20 min
Basketball Season is here and in the few minutes before selecting this year’s Middle School team and cutting a throng of athletes, Hugo shares his thoughts on Sport and what it means to play. Today on the Show: Excerpt from the speech “Citizenship In A…
A Wild Thing - Everybody hurts sometimes but how do you make the climb out of that low place. Hugo shares his way.
Oct 26, 2018 • 19 min
Hugo discusses how his view of one Quote has changed over the years and what Movement means to him in his saddest moments. On the Show Today: “I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself. A small bird will drop frozen dead from a bough without ever having…
Readers Digest - How uneducated is our Host? You’re about to find out!
Oct 23, 2018 • 27 min
Hugo is not a very bright man but he knows what are some good books to read. This guy takes some time to share why he hasn’t read some of the greatest novels of our time. Just a bunch of excuses if you ask this reviewer. On the Show Today: From my Blog -…
Gather Ye Rosebuds - The passage of time on the body hits us all and Hugo is no different.
Oct 19, 2018 • 23 min
Hugo doesn’t fit into one of this old dress shirts today and the realization sends him into the passage of time and lost opportunities. My goodness this guys is all feelings but he means well…if you like what you hear drop him a line. He’s happy to hear…
Any Given Podcast - Life is sport and sport is life for Hugo and he waxes on about how sport flicks have impacted him in his journey.
Oct 15, 2018 • 26 min
Sports in film can be an inspiration to many of us and Hugo is no exception. As a father, he had a revelation over the weekend over the gut-punch inspirational sport flicks pack and how they have been tailored mostly to one demographic. Hugo asks…
Thoughtcrime - When you are a small voice in a sea of opinions how do you cope. Hugo tells your how he does it.
Oct 11, 2018 • 17 min
Hugo took objection to a Tweet. He discusses the importance of free thinking and the dangers of self-imposed policing of the mind’s actions. He also contrasts the wording of the offending Tweet to a passage of one of his favorite books. Thoughts and…
Morning in America - Are we the greatest country in the world? Hugo gives an answer.
Oct 7, 2018 • 18 min
The Morning after the confirmation hearing of the next Justice to the United States Hugo discusses what is next. From the idyllic images of the past to the raw truth of today. Agree? Disagree? I want to know! On the Show Today: What is Gaussian Blur -…
A House Divided Against Itself - It is a small world out there and if we don’t come together we’re going to perish alone.
Oct 5, 2018 • 19 min
Everyone has something to say about something but not everyone is listening. Hugo shares (eventually) his strategy for cutting through the clutter and finding some peace in the on-line world. Subscribe to the Podcast or you can find Hugo on Twitter at…
She Gone
Oct 1, 2018 • 26 min
Hugo’s wife left him….for a week for work and now that she’s back he’s free again to talk about how that made him feel. Also discusses the trouble with people who accost others and the effect his Instagram page is making on people far and wide. Yes he’s…
The Voice - Mrs Torres an appearance on the Podcast….Reluctantly!
Sep 19, 2018 • 34 min
Finally! After hours of pleading and a couple of stiff drinks the famous Mrs K. makes it to the program to discuss books and give testimony on the nature of our host. On the Show Today: Janet Evanovic Series: https://www.evanovich.com/all-books/ Sara…
Unbearable Breaks
Sep 17, 2018 • 32 min
Hugo is on a long road to self-discovery. Stubborn? Probably but in his journey he talks about the things that trigger him. Also a Close Encounter of the Furry Kind. On the Show Today: Hugo at 20 (Instagram) -…
Power of Greyskull - The nostalgia wayback machine is on and Hugo travels back to the 80s.
Sep 10, 2018 • 19 min
In a nostalgic mood Hugo recalls his fascination with the Masters of the Universe and memories from the mid 1980. On the Show Today: The Power of Grayskull: The Definitive History of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe -…
Weird Fetishes - Part 1
Sep 7, 2018 • 32 min
We all have those little hidden pleasures we wouldn’t want anyone to know about. Hugo decides to throw all caution to the wind and talk about a few of the simple joys he gives himself every now and again. On the Show Today: My Force Awakens Instagram shot…
Professor W - Some people make a big impression in your life and then they die.
Sep 4, 2018 • 31 min
Back from Labor Day Hugo was about to start his work week when he came across a Social Media posting from his old Fraternity House. A member of his order has died and Hugo takes a moment to pay tribute to the influence this Man has had on his life.…
In the Cold - The time the Mrs and I broke up!
Sep 1, 2018 • 29 min
Hugo talks about himself in the coldest of moments. Not despair, not a rock bottom….just a reckoning with the cold and his own future/past. Subscribe to the Podcast or you can find Hugo on Twitter at @hugosposts on Insta at @hugotorres or his blog at…
Revelations of the Orgasm
Aug 28, 2018 • 30 min
Hugo talks about those moments when a myth is debunked and how a new truth make for personal growth. Then he fumbles to explain his newer understanding of the Female Orgasm and how it relates to his personal life. On the Show Today: Netflix Original -…
Father Knows Best - Hugo gives advice to the generations to come.
Aug 24, 2018 • 34 min
Hugo’s son had a Special Homework Assignment about his life. This had Hugo thinking, “What advice or life philosophies would I want to pass on to my kin?” Hugo takes some time to describe some of the life lessons he’s encountered. From the importance of…
Trail to Oregon - Day 5
Aug 20, 2018 • 37 min
Day 5 The end of the Trail trip has come. Hugo and family traveled north a few thousand miles to visit Oregon Country and enjoy the sights and sounds of the Pacific Northwest. In this multi-part series of Episodes Hugo talks about his experiences on the…
Trail to Oregon - Day 4
Aug 16, 2018 • 42 min
Day 4 Hugo and family traveled north a few thousand miles to visit Oregon Country and enjoy the sights and sounds of the Pacific Northwest. In this multi-part series of Episodes Hugo talks about his experiences on the road and how he’s changed because of…
Trail to Oregon - Day 3
Aug 14, 2018 • 39 min
Day 3 Hugo and family traveled north a few thousand miles to visit Oregon Country and enjoy the sights and sounds of the Pacific Northwest. In this multi-part series of Episodes Hugo talks about his experiences on the road and how he’s changed because of…
Trail to Oregon - Day 2
Aug 11, 2018 • 30 min
Day 2 Hugo and family traveled north a few thousand miles to visit Oregon Country and enjoy the sights and sounds of the Pacific Northwest. In this multi-part series of Episodes Hugo talks about his experiences on the road and how he’s changed because of…
Trail to Oregon - Day 1
Aug 9, 2018 • 46 min
Hugo and family traveled north a few thousand miles to visit Oregon Country and enjoy the sights and sounds of the Pacific Northwest. In this multi-part series of Episodes Hugo talks about his experiences on the road and how he’s changed because of them.…
Convos: Multipontentiality, Tunes y mas w/Josiah & Duff
Jul 30, 2018 • 56 min
There is a lot to talk about when you don’t paint yourself into a corner and today Hugo is joined by the Hosts of the Passionfruit Podcast who have a wide array of fun interests. Josiah & Duff take to the mic to discuss their approach to Podcasting, their…
Discipline
Jul 30, 2018 • 31 min
A certain amount of self discipline may make the different between a short life and a long full life. Hugo (at 40) is learning that he needs to make some changes fast. HBO - Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind trailer https://youtu.be/caIFNg_JRL4…
Losing Ma Religion
Jul 27, 2018 • 25 min
Hugo talks religion, belief systems and a brave new world. Subscribe to the Podcast or you can find Hugo on Twitter at @hugosposts on Insta at @hugotorres or his blog at sangabrielvalley.blogspot.com
LA Defense
Jul 25, 2018 • 16 min
On a recent article an out of town writer talked about some special places about our great city and caught some flack, Hugo rambles in defense and opposition. Reif Larsen article on Los Angeles:…
Got the Fever
Jul 23, 2018 • 28 min
Hugo rambles on today about the hive of scum and villainy he considers Water Parks to be, how he deals with sickness around the house and the thoughts that go insides a husband’s head when he’s trying to make his wife as happy as possible. How Did this…
Rampant Thievery
Jul 18, 2018 • 18 min
In a world with millions of voices trying to carve out a niche in Podcasting, On-Line Video, Instafame and more sometimes some creative borrowing can occur. Hugo rambles about the challenge of taking the work from others and claiming it as your own.…
Conversations: A passion for Real Estate with Sonia Figueroa
Jul 17, 2018 • 59 min
Renaissance woman and Super agent Sonia Figueroa talks to Hugo about the downs and ups in her long Real Estate career in Chicago. From riding out the market after the collapse of 2008, developing her own team of agents, creating a Social Media voice,…
Stripped
Jul 15, 2018 • 22 min
Hugo was a young man once and he found himself all kind of curious about the things that stir the loins. Of course this means he’ll ramble about being a curious 18 year old in late 90s Los Angeles and his misadventures on the mean streets. Subscribe to…
Conversations: Southern Wisdom with Devin Youngblood
Jul 12, 2018 • 118 min
On a very special episode Hugo is joined by Devin Youngblood, co-host of The Youngblood Life Podcast and Founder of Summit and Vine a Marketing and Social Media strategies firm. The two go on to discuss, Common Sense parenting, good ol’ Southern eats,…
The Eye of the Beholder - Hugo recalls a time in the past when he still had it and flaunted it.
Jul 10, 2018 • 21 min
A good looking woman gave Hugo a look and a smile at a stop sign. The ten second exchange made him think back of who he looked up to as a vision of beauty in his formative years and how that has changed over time. A quick shout out to the PassionFruit…
Papa the Rolling Stone - Songs about fatherhood.
Jul 6, 2018 • 31 min
Hugo sings….badly and then goes on to talk about the choices that his Papa made a long the way and how it is impacting Hugo as a father now. Today on the Show Viejo by Piero De Benedictis - https://youtu.be/vSX8EdYU3h8 Off He Goes by Pearl Jam -…
Doctor Follies
Jul 2, 2018 • 21 min
Hugo is typically in charge of most things medical in the family and this often plays havoc on his already anxious nature. Hugo rants about the misadventures at the Doctor’s office, vaccines, STD shots and more. Subscribe to the Podcast or you can find…
Chum in the Water
Jun 30, 2018 • 12 min
Someone sent Hugo a mean Tweet about the Podcast so what’s he to do? He brings up Hemingway, the recent Maryland Shooting and our culture’s willingness to tear everything down. Subscribe to the Podcast or you can find Hugo on Twitter at @hugosposts on…
Jurassic Thougts
Jun 28, 2018 • 14 min
Quickfire - Hugo rambles on about slowly being left behind because he can’t evolve to liking that the youngsters are into now a days. Hugo discusses Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom and the movies that now float his boat. Subscribe to the Podcast or you can…
Cadillac Ride - Men can be victims and sometimes a bad decision could cost you.
Jun 24, 2018 • 16 min
Hugo recalls his walks to and from James A. Garfield High School and one particular morning when one decision could have turned dangerous. Subscribe to the Podcast or you can find Hugo on Twitter at @hugosposts on Insta at @hugotorres or his blog at…
Vamos a la Playa
Jun 22, 2018 • 21 min
Hugo kicks off by reminiscing about a first date at Will Rogers State Beach and how his relationships with the open waters has changed over the last 20 years. Subscribe to the Podcast or you can find Hugo on Twitter at @hugosposts on Insta at @hugotorres…
The Fantastic Incredibles 2
Jun 20, 2018 • 48 min
On a Spoiler laden episode Hugo rambles on about taking his kids and friends to check out Disney/Pixars new production: Incredibles 2. Hugo continues not to review movies but rather describe the moments in them that touches him personally or how he things…
Quick Fire: First Kiss
Jun 18, 2018 • 10 min
Hugo reminisces about April 29, 1992 as he dares himself to kiss a girl for the first time. A day in a young person’s life that is easy to forget. Subscribe to the Podcast or you can find Hugo on Twitter at @hugosposts on Insta at @hugotorres or his blog…
Conversations: Community Support with The Global Agenda
Jun 18, 2018 • 14 min
Hugo talks to Kevin Hezeki of the Global Agenda Podcast and together they outline the importance of communities supporting businesses and enterprises owned by minorities. The Global Agenda can be found on line at: www.theglobalagendashow.com | On Twitter…
Conversations: New Beats with Kreacher K
Jun 16, 2018 • 14 min
Hugo is joined today by music Developer, Digital Sound Writer and thinker Kreacher K and the pair discuss the creation and distribution of new beats in modern times. Kreacher K may be found on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ThaRealKreacherK, YouTube at…
All By Myself
Jun 16, 2018 • 24 min
Hugo’s rants on the the eve of Father’s Day and tells you how he cares not much about the day. He also reviews the two coming of age movies he’s just seen and gives some very special shout outs! Subscribe to the Podcast or you can find Hugo on Twitter at…
Bubble Bobbble Burst
Jun 13, 2018 • 19 min
Hugo discusses the years leading up and the after effects of the 2008 Financial Crisis. He reads from a report that outlines some of the stresses currently plaguing the financial sector and starts a conversation about what this could mean to the everyday…
Solo Han Solo
Jun 12, 2018 • 39 min
Hugo finally got up the nerve to check out Solo: A Star Wars story and now he’s taking the time, all by himself, to talk all about it. Warning: Spoilers will be a plenty. The article on Donald Glover’s take on Lando Calrissian…
Conversations: Dave Ramirez in the Thick of It
Jun 12, 2018 • 15 min
Hugo is joined by Dave Ramirez. Hardworking father of two, husband and business professional. The two talk about the juggling of roles as relatively new parent and the resources modern dads need as they challenge themselves to be the best caretakers they…
When She’s Gone
Jun 10, 2018 • 23 min
Hugo’s wife left a couple of days and now he’s ready to talk about it. After battling a bout with food poisoning Hugo is ready to talk about the departure of his other half and how that’s impacting his every day. Subscribe to the Podcast or you can find…
In the Skin - About Hugo’s only Tattoo
Jun 7, 2018 • 26 min
Hugo gets on a roll after he is told about a tattoo someone is sporting. He goes on to share the story of his first and only tat and how he might feel if one of his kiddos chooses to get one. Subscribe to the Podcast or you can find Hugo on Twitter at…
Conversations: Real Estate Pro Talk with Gino Pronos
Jun 6, 2018 • 15 min
Hugo is joined today by Chicago based Real Estate professional Gino Pronos. They discuss the shifting atmosphere of modern Real Estate brands, the possibility of a bubble burst in the market and the opportunities that may arise for savvy persons. Gino…
Conversations: J. Sparks the Content Creator
Jun 6, 2018 • 14 min
Hugo is joined by Content Creator J. Sparks (Jeffrey) of the Ignite the SparxKx Podcast and the two discuss how the individual might work towards becoming whole. To find out more information about Jeffrey or to access his content visit:…
Vota Hoy
Jun 5, 2018 • 20 min
Hugo sits down and provides a studied and nuanced breakdown of today’s (6/9/2018) political environment. Who are we kidding? Hugo does talk Politics but not very well. More then anything he rambles on about what Voting means to him and why you might want…
He’s So Shy
Jun 4, 2018 • 23 min
Hugo is shy? He says he is and today, 6/4/18 he talks all about his experiences as a tacit young man and what’s he has done to overcome his fears. Subscribe to the Podcast or you can find Hugo on Twitter at @hugosposts on Insta at @hugotorres or his blog…
Troubles with the Live Feed
Jun 3, 2018 • 26 min
Hugo woke this June 03, 2018 and saw some of y’alls Insta stories. He has something to say and it may not make some happy. That’s okay. Also he talks about Wil Wheaton’s latest essay and how it impacted our faithful host. Wheaton article may be found at:…
Relative Parenting
Jun 1, 2018 • 35 min
Hugo woke up to a lovely San Gabriel Valley morning that went downhill fast. He spends his time on the Podcast today ranting about his interactions with parents, what some expect from the world and tells tales of growing up East LA. Video and Story of the…
Playing with the Twist
May 31, 2018 • 25 min
Hugo starts off with a saucy tale and dovetails in his concerns about the style of his Blog and Social Media posts. Discussed in this Episode is 1968 Planet of the Apes, Roger Ebert, Dunkirk, Literotica.com, The Usual Suspects and more. YouTube Movie…
Hugo on the Telly
May 30, 2018 • 33 min
Hugo starts talking about the shows that he likes to watch. Specially those on Netflix currently. From Drama to Comedy there’s always something to enjoy in this Golden Age of Television and Hugo shares some of his favorites. Subscribe to the Podcast or…
Thoughts on Memorial Day
May 29, 2018 • 28 min
Back from a three day weekend Hugo discusses his approach to celebrating Memorial Days. Also gives a shout out to Morro Bay State Park where he spent the weekend cooking, playing in the water and making memories with friends. Subscribe to the Podcast or…
Conversations: Making it on your own with Alizeh
May 25, 2018 • 14 min
Hugo talks to a self-starting young professional from Dubai. Alizeh from the Voice of Alizeh Podcast shares her entrepreneurial goals and her desire to make it on her own. Hugo shares the concept of Toastmaster International and how Comedy can help…
The Trouble with Going Viral
May 24, 2018 • 22 min
Hugo is rambling today May 24, 2018 about his fear surrounding “going viral” on line. Every now and again he posts something that strikes a chord on line and he posits that challenges that can follow new found stardom. Subscribe to the Podcast or you can…
Conversations: Keeping it Local with Big Sam Presentz
May 23, 2018 • 13 min
Hugo is joined by business owner and artist Big Sam to discuss the challenges facing the Central Savannah River Area in Georgia U.S. The two discuss the importance of reinvesting in one’s community, how to keep the local flavor of music & art local and…
Conversations: A vision of America with Lilian Riche
May 22, 2018 • 14 min
Hugo is joined by French Podcaster Lilian Riche and together they contrast the vision of the American experiment with the reality of everyday life in the United States. Subscribe to the Podcast or you can find Hugo on Twitter at @hugosposts or on Insta at…
Conversations: Bridging the Generation Gap with Jihan
May 22, 2018 • 69 min
Hugo is joined by Jihan on this May 21, 2018 and they discuss her experiences as a blogger, writer and budding Podcaster. Together they share advice on Writing strategies and their immigrant stories in Sweden and the US. There is a slight interruption at…
Clothes Make the Man
May 21, 2018 • 26 min
Hugo rambles on a rainy Monday May 21, 18 about his need to get attention, his long time relationship with the right type of clothes and getting out of your funk. A quick and awkward episode with Hugo’s typical eccentric shenanigans. Subscribe to the…
Conversations: Mindfulness with Seppa Healing
May 18, 2018 • 31 min
Stephanie from the Seppa Healing Podcast returns to discuss her endeavor into building a business that promotes Mindfulness, Life Coaching and More. Stephanie shares her path and education towards the start of her company and the misunderstood aspects of…
Conversations: Rising back from Setbacks with Confused Dad
May 18, 2018 • 45 min
Host of the Confused Dad Podcast and Hugo discuss the challenges faced when a sudden snag in one’s career path launches men into seeking new opportunities. From coming to grips to the new normal, dealing with a blow to the ego and re-emerging in order to…
Quick Fire: Another One
May 18, 2018 • 9 min
The news coming in from Texas on this May 18, 2018 are devastating. It is another Friday and the community about Santa Fe High School is dealing with a school shooting. Another one in the never ending string of massacres plaguing the nation. Hugo shares…
Conversations: Motivating the Motivators with C.J.
May 18, 2018 • 14 min
Hugo talks with Podcasting newcomer C.J. as he embarks into the world of Motivation and helping others achieve their dreams. The two discuss the words of Napoleon Hill, Eric Thomas, Zig Ziglar, Tony Robins and more. Subscribe to the Podcast or you can…
Conversations: Searching for Safety with Salvador
May 17, 2018 • 14 min
Hugo is joined by Salvador. Originally from Angola, Africa, Salvador shares his journey as an immigrant to Ireland where he is seeking a better life for his family. Salvador and Hugo commiserate on the experience of being new to a land and their joint…
Conversations: Dating and the Weather with Rebecca Crowley
May 17, 2018 • 14 min
I am joined by new Podcaster Rebecca Crowley where we discuss the oddness of temperature readings and the oddness of dating in today’s brave new world. Follow Rebecca on Insta at @beckiic and Follow Hugo on Twitter @hugosposts or Instagram @hugotorres
Conversations: Marriage, Love & Yoga
May 16, 2018 • 15 min
Hugo is joined by the owner of Seppa Healing and they embark on a conversation about the nature of yoga, the search for inner piece and how it could be used to keep marriages healthy. Had some technical issues towards the end but hope to continue the…
Rearview Mirror
May 16, 2018 • 24 min
Hugo Rambles about his drive and seeing a police cruiser on his rear view mirror. Then discusses the sixth sense he’s developed for spotting things around him and segues into a conversation about legal immigrants and their tales. Subscribe to the Podcast…
Burger and Fries
May 15, 2018 • 30 min
Hugo rambles today 5/18/18 about his love of a good hamburger, the eating patters of his kids and taking chances in the kitchen as a parent. Subscribe to the Podcast or you can find Hugo on Twitter at @hugosposts or on Insta at @hugotorres
Conversations: Accessing the Great Beyond with Judge Logan
May 14, 2018 • 14 min
New to Podcasting Judge Logan discusses his journey into the inner self and the common themes shared by religions. Hugo and Judge Logan share their lack of knowledge about the order of the Universe but how one might help unlock it. Graham Hancock, Reza…
Quick Fire: Vodka fueled Thoughts
May 14, 2018 • 18 min
On this quickie Hugo talks about making mistakes and forgiving myself. Also discusses the challenges of being on-line, sadness and getting back in shape. Subscribe to the Podcast or you can find Hugo on Twitter at @hugosposts or on Insta at @hugotorres
Conversations: Talking to Strangers with El MF
May 10, 2018 • 14 min
Today Hugo talks with a soon to be Podcaster about the process of bringing one’s voice on-line. It is okay to talk to strangers and start new projects. Subscribe to the Podcast or you can find Hugo on Twitter at @hugosposts or on Insta at @hugotorres
About Chirpy - Hugo has a cock issue!
May 10, 2018 • 32 min
When you live in suburbia sometimes you have to make tough choices. Today we talk about the possible loss of a family friend. Subscribe to the Podcast or you can find Hugo on Twitter at @hugosposts on Insta at @hugotorres or his blog at…
Quick Fire: Race to the Bottom
May 10, 2018 • 11 min
On a short episode Hugo talks about the state of race in today’s America and the challenges we face as we move forward. Subscribe to the Podcast or you can find Hugo on Twitter at @hugosposts or on Insta at @hugotorres
Conversations: Exodus from Social Media w/Alexis C.R.
May 9, 2018 • 14 min
Today 5/9/2018 Alexis C.R. joins Hugo and talks about her departure from Social Media platforms and the challenges of comparing yourself to others on line. Subscribe to the Podcast or you can find Hugo on Twitter at @hugosposts or on Insta at @hugotorres
Sweft Off Too
May 9, 2018 • 48 min
Hugo Rambles poetically about his travels. From Nawlins to Alaska he shares some stories about the wonders of nature and being intoxicated where you shouldn’t be. Locations Mentioned: The Golden Bee Pub and Broadmoor Hotel, Kings Canyon National Park, New…
Coach Torres
May 7, 2018 • 34 min
Hugo rambles today about his plumbing and being a terrible handyman. Also…the challenges of coaching Kids these Days while keeping true to one’s style. Subscribe to the Podcast or you can find Hugo on Twitter at @hugosposts or on Insta at @hugotorres
May the 4th 2018
May 4, 2018 • 41 min
A few minutes ago in a Podcast down the street…Hugo Rambles about the Star Wars. Mainly Episode 4 and its long term impact on a young boy’s life. Subscribe to the Podcast or you can find Hugo on Twitter at @hugosposts or on Insta at @hugotorres
On the Kik
May 3, 2018 • 15 min
Hugo overshares about his checkered history on Social Media? Discussing his new Kik accout, time spend on Tindr and some of the other corners of the Interwebs. Subscribe to the Podcast or you can find Hugo on Twitter at @hugosposts or on Insta at…
Infinity Wars - A Movie Review and Thoughts
May 2, 2018 • 50 min
Hugo Rambles about The Empire Strikes Back, his thoughts on Infinity War (Spoilers) and Population Control. Oh fun! Subscribe to the Podcast or you can find Hugo on Twitter at @hugosposts on Insta at @hugotorres or his blog at sangabrielvalley.blogspot.com
Conversations : Stuffed Coconut Shrimp
May 2, 2018 • 12 min
Hugo talks to Mikhalia about gorgeous Jamaica, Stuffed Coconut Shrimp and Motherhood briefly. Subscribe to the Podcast or you can find Hugo on Twitter at @hugosposts or on Insta at @hugotorres
Watch Your Tone
Apr 30, 2018 • 43 min
Hugo Rambles about his FB post where he teaches his oldest the importance of keeping the right tone. Hugo also comments on the recent outrage over a comedian’s comments at the 2008 White House Correspondents Dinner. Subscribe to the Podcast or you can…
Conversations: Bold Choices with Mister Joyner
Apr 27, 2018 • 13 min
Hugo talks with Mister Joyner about some of the challenging aspects of Parenting. The tough choices that sometimes have to be made and how they can affect relationships between Dads and kids. Subscribe to the Podcast or you can find Hugo on Twitter at…
Dad at Home
Apr 26, 2018 • 15 min
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Bond H Bond - Hugo rambles about his favorite 007
Apr 26, 2018 • 48 min
Hugo rambles about his favorite 007, men that shape you and the loss of childhood heroes. Subscribe to the Podcast or you can find Hugo on Twitter at @hugosposts on Insta at @hugotorres or his blog at sangabrielvalley.blogspot.com
Danger Zone -Hugo rambles about the Morning School Drop Off routine
Apr 24, 2018 • 56 min
Hugo rambles about the Morning School Drop Off routine. Kids not liking the movies classics, chickens and trip planning. Part 1 of two because Hugo is not very good with technology and such. Subscribe to the Podcast or you can find Hugo on Twitter at…
Regrets I’ve Had a Few -Hugo rambles about today’s music, Frank Sinatra, hormones and lost iPhones.
Apr 23, 2018 • 28 min
Hugo rambles about today’s music, Frank Sinatra, hormones and lost iPhones. Subscribe to the Podcast or you can find Hugo on Twitter at @hugosposts | Insta at @hugotorres | sangabrielvalley.blogspot.com
Find Your Park -Earth Day is just around the corner and Hugo rants and shares his experiences camping, nature and Twitter hashtags.
Apr 19, 2018 • 29 min
Earth Day is just around the corner and Hugo rants and shares his experiences camping, nature and Twitter hashtags. Subscribe to the Podcast or you can find Hugo on Twitter at @hugosposts | Insta at @hugotorres | sangabrielvalley.blogspot.com
The Heirloom - An old photo strikes a whole new set of thoughts.
Apr 11, 2018 • 25 min
A simple past Social Media post reminder makes an opportunity to create something priceless. Today I reshared a photo from 1997 and noticed something new. Subscribe to the Podcast or you can find Hugo on Twitter at @hugosposts on Insta at @hugotorres or…
In the Beginning
Apr 10, 2018 • 30 min
After a long time vacillating I, the Hugo Torres, started a Podcast. This is its intro. You can find Hugo on Twitter at @hugosposts or Insta @hugotorres