The Man Under Construction Podcast

The Man Under Construction Podcast

By Michael Vilches
In order to move forward we must understand where we have been. Discovering what a true man is one battle at a time. My personal journey as well as the journeys of others. Helping people cross the bridges we have already built.
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26. The Secure Dad w/ Andy Murphy
Andy Murphy from The Secure Dad joins the podcast. We talk about the story behind The Secure Dad,  Covid-19 and security in these uncertain times, and situational awareness. This is a podcast for the protector in all of us.  Follow The Secure Dad on Instagram: www.instagram.com/thesecuredad  Website: http://www.thesecuredad.com  The Secure Dad reference guide for home security for MUC listeners http://www.thesecuredad.com/muc  Music by: Shane Kennemore M.U.C. Instagram: www.instagram.com/man_under_construction_ M.U.C. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=31057679 
39:37
April 17, 2020
25. Beyond The Letter Black w/ Mark and Sarah
On this epic episode Mark and Sarah from the The Letter Black join me for a personal conversation.  We go beyond the concerts, posters, and glimmering lights and get a look into the amazing crew that is The Letter Black. They share how they got started, behind the scenes, their testimony, their inspirations, why they do what they do, and upcoming music.  It was a profound conversation with plenty of laughs. Thank you Mark and Sarah, both of you rock!! Follow on Instagram: www.instagram.com/theletterblack Facebook: @theletterblack Music by: Shane Kennemore
55:09
April 10, 2020
24. Men on Fire w/ Stephen Mansfield
On today's episode Stephen Mansfield joins us and we discuss his upcoming book "Men on Fire". He shares the inspiration behind it and why it is needed in the modern man. I've received messages from brothers out there in regards to be building their own band of brothers. Steven goes into detail on how to go about it. We need a band of brothers to be the great men we are destined to be. Men on Fire by Stephen Mansfield on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Men-Fire-Restoring-Forces-Manhood/dp/080100716X Contact Steven at: https://stephenmansfield.tv/ Instagram: www.instagram.com/mansfieldwrites Greatman.TV: https://greatman.tv/
29:08
April 7, 2020
23. Into the Dark Blue w/Zach
On this episode Zach from Into the Dark Blue joins the podcast and we talk about what drives the mission of Dark Blue. We discuss men's mental health and how important it is.  We also discuss his recent trip to Ireland and how the culture impacted him. Some light talk on COVID-19 and more.  Music by: Shane Kennemore Find Zach and Into the Dark Blue via: Instagram - intothe_darkblue Facebook - Into the Dark Blue Nomad Psalms - https://www.amazon.com/Nomad-Psalms-Zachary-K-Jewell/dp/1542862019/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=nomad+psalms&qid=1585098089&sr=8-1 Sheath Underwear - 25% off with promo code: DARKBLUE at www.sheathunderwear.com
34:42
April 3, 2020
22. Can you please pass the salt w/ Forrest Munden
On today's episode Forrest Munden shares his story, his service in the army, and the purpose of his Instagram presence. We talk about his podcast "backbuilders". Along the way we dive into the masculine psychology and the need to be healed me in order to lead. Today's podcast is rich with insights. Sit back and enjoy the ride.  Follow Forrest on Instagram: www.instragram.com/munden_forrest backbuilders on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/029kuj7mp8nR7MKKTlhx2W?si=HuJNSHeXTL-W-qZVM_52Nw Music by: Shane Kennemore 
44:55
March 26, 2020
21. We are on this adventure, together w/Adam Asher
My brother and good friend Adam Asher joins us once again as we attempt to navigate these uncertain times.  Adam is the host and creator of The Edge of Adventure.  On today's podcast he shares his latest journey into the country of Mexico.  We also discuss our current situation with COVID-19 hitting close to home.  We journey into different topics on this adventure. We will get through this together.  Follow Adam’s journey:  https://theedgeofadventure.com/   https://adamasher.com  Preferred social links:  Twitter.com/adam_asher  Facebook.com/TheEdgeOfAdventure  Instagram.com/theedgeofadventure  YouTube.com/c/TheEdgeOfAdventure
54:23
March 21, 2020
20. This is Sparta w/ Patrick Spencer
Patrick Spencer joins the podcast today and we discuss the journey of a Spartan boy to man. With the knowledge we have about this ancient society we try to extract the lessons they can teach the modern man. From boyhood, to adolescence, to manhood, and finally mentor. We highlight the much needed journey in today's man. This is Sparta! Follow Patrick on Instagram @trulyspartan  Music by: Shane Kennemore @Studio_933
1:02:19
March 13, 2020
19. Built 4 The Hunt
I sit down with Jeff Moran and talk man to man about the life of a hunter.  Jeff shares his story and how he got to where he is today. The lessons learned, the journey, and behind the scenes of this hunter. We also discuss how important it is for a man to experience the great outdoors.  Instagram: @built4thehunt Website: www.built4thehunt.com  Music by: Shane Kennemore @Studio_933 
1:12:25
February 4, 2020
18. The Infamous Tale of The Toxic Men
On this podcast John from the Toxic Man joins me as we talk about the fallacy of toxic masculinity.  We discuss the importance of men in the home and in life. We touch on a number topics revolving around the modern man. Join us for an awesome conversation about manhood.     
1:04:06
January 24, 2020
17. The Arbitrary Line
How much more can we take? When do we finally push back? When do we finally draw the line? The line has been drawn. I share a few thoughts in regards to the final stand.  The man of the week is Akio Morita (founder of Sony). The man code: Courting your wife. Follow Man Under Construction on Instagram: @man_under_construction_
18:21
December 12, 2019
16. A Conversation Among Men: Reloaded
Chad from @anewkindofman joins me once again as we jump into some deep waters. Man of the week: Theodore Roosevelt and the strenuous life. We also discuss faith and how it is connected to the strenuous life. NFL talk and the Man Code: Chivalry.
1:21:44
October 29, 2019
15. Tonight We Feast Like Two Kings In A Tribe w/ Jackson Hardin
Jackson from The Tribe joins the pods and he shares what this men's community is all about. He also shares a part of his story and we delve deeper into some much needed conversations. Understanding yourself, brotherhood, savage and saint, and love. Join us on this epic podcast.  Follow the Tribe through the links below: YouTube: www.youtube.com/c/wearesacred Patreon: www.patreon.com/alphatribe Instagram: www.instagram.com/alpha.tribe Facebook: www.facebook.com/alpha.tribe.intl Podcast: www.soundcloud.com/sacred-existence/sets/alpha-tribe Website: www.wearesacred.org/alphatribe MeetUp: www.meetup.com/alpha-tribe-intl
1:04:17
October 17, 2019
14. Men on the Edge of Adventure w/ Adam Asher
On this pod the creator and host of The Edge of Adventure joins us to share who is the man behind the adventure. He shares his story and how he got to where he is. He travels around the world and shares this journey.  We touch on some very profound topics, two men talking about life.  Follow Adam’s journey: https://theedgeofadventure.com/2018/about-adam-asher/ https://theedgeofadventure.com/ https://watch.theedgeofadventure.com/ https://adamasher.com/about/ https://adamasher.com https://adamasher.com/edge/ Preferred social links: Twitter.com/adam_asher Facebook.com/TheEdgeOfAdventure Instagram.com/theedgeofadventure YouTube.com/c/TheEdgeOfAdventure
1:10:50
October 1, 2019
13. A Chat w/ Sir Fredrick the 3rd
On this pod Fred 3 from the Men vs Mediocrity joins us and he shares his story. The origin story that propelled him to do what he is doing now.  Reaching men and letting them know there is a better way.  We had an amazing conversation touching on different topics we face as men.  Follow MVM: Instagram @menvsmediocrity https://instagram.com/menvsmediocrity?igshid=18idukmsk7mrk
53:18
September 27, 2019
12. So Now We Speak
On this pod I ride solo as I did in my earlier episodes. I share an update and pick up where we last left off, Can you hear me scream?  Now we must speak.  I discuss how men communicate and that we must go deeper if we desire to thrive as men. The Man of the Week is Bob Huskey. The Man Code involves cell phone etiquette.  
12:48
September 22, 2019
11. A Conversation With An Enlightened Felon (Tilden Carter)
MUC sits down with Tilden, an ex felon who decided that label would not define who he is.  He shares his story and how the "Enlightened Felon" company came to be.  With an upcoming book, we talk about what to expect and the desire to reach those who are labeled felons and stigmatized.  For more information on The Enlightened Felon visit: www.theenlightenedfelon.com 
55:27
August 27, 2019
10. A Conversation Among Brothers w/ Special Guest John Eli
On this episode John joins the podcast and shares parts of his life that have led him to where he is now. Artist, musician, cook, and a mind set coach. We discuss different topics, life lessons, working out, and a possible cook book.   For more information on John's mind set coaching: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZ_hcvJUYGY9wPw3BSycPwQ Website: www.john-eli.com Instagram: https://instagram.com/the.john.eli?igshid=1fdw81sy8ja15
50:03
August 15, 2019
9. The Beginning, The Fight, The Triumph w/special guest Chris
On today's podcast Chris joins me to share his story. His story of a porn and gaming addiction, he shares a part of himself that is not easy to do especially for all to hear. The story doesn't end in defeat, but propels Chris to take his struggles to do great things to help others in the community.  Follow @man_under_construction_  Website - https://undisputedrecovery.com/   LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/christoffer-nettelbladt-46432514a/ Instragram - https://www.instagram.com/undisputedprnrecovery/ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/UndisputedPRNRecovery/ Official partner Twin Rivers Rehab - https://twinriversrehab.co.za/pornography-addiction/
54:06
August 5, 2019
8. A Conversation Among Men
Chad from @anewkindofman joins us for a manly conversation. We talk life, our stories, the NBA, and the ultimate example of manhood and masculinity, Jesus.  Follow MUC on Instagram: @man_under_construction_     
47:05
July 29, 2019
7. Can You Hear Me Scream
The second part to "Welcome to the Masquerade", the mask is off now. We have been wearing for so long.  What do we do next? Communicate, learn to speak the language emotion, it is the beginning of the journey to healing for the masculine soul. This is simply the next step, which is followed by how and why we should communicate. The man of the week: Maurizio Baldini. The man code: The Do's when engaging in conversation. Follow on Instagram @man_under_construction_ Edited and Produced by: Michael Vilches
19:32
July 23, 2019
6. Welcome to the Masquerade
Work, eat, sleep, work, eat, sleep, and the whole time we (men) are falling apart....all behind the facade of "man up".  A small bit about a public figure standing up for marriage and integrity. The man of the week is "David Seidler".  This week's Man Code "The Man Bun".  Follow us on Instagram: @man_under_construction_ Edited and Produced by: Michael Vilches
26:47
July 16, 2019
5. Through Her Eyes
In this episode we discuss a few topics.  I respond to a comment made on the segment "don't be a beta".  This week's man of the week is Manny Pacquiao.  My wife Sheilla shares her story on the damage a father can cause. A story of tragedy and triumph.  The man code of the week: men who take selfies (all in good fun). 
22:28
July 8, 2019
4. Reconstruction: Rebuild
We have come full circle on my story of addiction, what now? We rebuild and the journey begins. Special edition: Man of the week. We discuss the progressive approach I have taken to make sure I keep my triumph over my addiction and some after thoughts. Man Code: being a gentlemen in conversation.  
22:49
June 25, 2019
3. The Death of Me
Episode 3. Andrew Carroll is the man of week. My story over my addiction comes full circle, there is finally an understanding of what I was missing. This weeks Man Code: Skinny Jeans (a mini commercial for skinny jeans). 
16:31
June 17, 2019
2. Guilt, Shame, Repeat...
New men of the week segment. I continue to share my ongoing struggle with my addiction, more focus on mental and emotional stress.  New Man Code segment, the art of the gentleman. 
16:02
June 11, 2019
M.U.C. E1 Innocence Meets Darkness
Finally, the first M.U.C. episode. I share my plans for the podcast and start part 1 of my story fighting through an addiction.  Also, the debut of a segment called "The Man Code" (compression pants without shorts). 
14:59
June 4, 2019
M.U.C preview: The journey begins...
Small introduction to what the Man Under Construction is all about.
05:08
May 31, 2019