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Build Upon The Good

21 EpisodesProduced by Kean Bouplon: Podcast host and writerWebsite

The Build Upon The Good podcast is a show where Kean interviews guests about what kind of legacy they hope to leave. From celebrities to every day people, guests open up about what "good" they hope to pass down to the next generation and what led them to that desire.

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Ep 20- John Harkes

April 25th, 2021


US soccer legend John Harkes shares how his childhood in Kearney, NJ shaped his life, what "good" he hopes to pass down, how MLS succeeded in the …

Ep 19- Philip Passero III

April 1st, 2021


What would you do if you died, but then got a 2nd chance at life? That's what happened to Phil Passero III's father and he shares the miraculous …

Ep 18- Jon Macaskill

March 19th, 2021


How does one go from being born in South Africa to serving as a US Navy SEAL Commander to becoming a mindfulness teacher? Jon Macaskill, known as …

Ep 17- C4 Foundation with Charlie Keating III and Brooke Keating

February 26th, 2021


After the heartbreaking loss of US Navy SEAL Charlie Keating IV, his family created something beautiful with the C4 Foundation in his honor to help …

Ep 16- Sean Kanan

February 21st, 2021


Cobra Kai's hired badboy in Karate Kid III, soap opera star (General Hospital, Bold and Beautiful, Young and the Restless), to the current Amazon …

Ep 15- Marc Summers

February 14th, 2021


Marc Summers was the host of the '80s Nickelodeon hit tv show Double Dare and several well known shows, including the Food Network's Unwrapped. 

Marc …

Ep 14- Setema Gali Jr.

January 26th, 2021


Super Bowl Champion, Best Selling author, speaker/coach and known as the "Reverend of the Revolution", Setema Gali Jr shares what childhood …

Ep 13- Dr. Lindsay Chervinsky

January 14th, 2021


Author and historian Dr. Lindsay Chervinsky shares what sort of legacies our founding fathers hoped to leave and how the people around them impacted it. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton (the man …

Ep 12- Sean Kelly (part 1)

January 1st, 2021


Lead singer and song writer of the band The Samples, Sean Kelly shares how his childhood shaped him, what music and artists influenced his style and …

Ep 11- Will Moses

December 17th, 2020


Will Moses is a well known folk artist and also the great grandson of another famous artist, Grandma Moses. Will shares how his childhood and family …

Ep 10- Dr. Bill Dorfman

December 13th, 2020


Celebrity cosmetic dentist Dr. Bill Dorfman, referred to as the "Michael Jordan of Dentistry", shares how he landed in the Guinness Book of World Records twice, the one gift he'd pass down to every child and why his …

Ep 9- Jason Coffin

November 24th, 2020


Jason Coffin is one of Kean's childhood best friends with an amazing story of how his family legacy goes back to the Mayflower! Just in time for Thanksgiving, Jason shares how digging deeper into his family's past, …

Ep 8- Sean Pybus

November 8th, 2020


Kean interviews former Navy SEAL and commanding officer Vice Admiral (ret) Sean Pybus. 

How was he able to separate being a father at home, while having the huge responsibility of commanding our elite warriors? What …

Ep 7- Let's make Nov 1 BUTG Day

November 1st, 2020


November 1st is known in many circles as Day of the Dead or All Saints Day. In short, it's usually a day that people feel their deceased loves one are near to them. In that spirit, let's also make November 1st "Build …

Ep 6: Kristine Lilly

October 18th, 2020


Kristine Lilly is a soccer legend. Member of the famed "99'ers", US women soccer's first super team. Two time World Cup Champion, 2 Olympic Gold and …

Ep 5: Anthony Scaramucci

October 11th, 2020


From Wall St to the White House... Anthony Scaramucci, nicknamed "The Mooch", has been a successful and entertaining Wall Street persona for years. …

Ep 4- Navy SEAL Foundation

October 1st, 2020


Kean interviews Robin King (CEO) and former Navy SEAL Chris Irwin (Director of Partnerships) from the Navy SEAL Foundation. When it comes to our military, nothing exemplifies brotherhood and family like Navy SEALs. …

Ep 3- Kean part 2

September 24th, 2020


In this Part 2... What would you want to tell your loved ones if you were on your deathbed? Kean shares the great wisdom his father provided, how …

Ep 2- Kean Part 1

September 23rd, 2020


In this part 1, Kean tells his own Build Upon The Good story about how the loss of his mother, and his awakening on the night of her funeral, forged a new relationship with her.


*Also a big …

Ep 1- Rich Winner and Sept 11th

September 10th, 2020


Kean interviews Rich Winner and he shares his story on surviving the World Trade Center attacks on Sept 11, 2001. In a time where we seem divided, Rich's story will help bring us back together. He'll discuss what he …

BUTG Trailer: Introducing the show

January 7th, 2020


Host Kean describes how the show came about and what to expect. He'll interview a guest every episode as we hear stories about what good they inherited from their family/loved ones and what good they hope to pass down …

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