Stories from Vietnam; racism and desegregation in the '60's; the early deaths of his sister and father; the dawn of his agnosticism; and the value in pursuing what is "dangerous and alive".
Ned Schmidtke is a professional television, film and stage actor with a resumé spanning decades. He has had long-running roles on shows like Medium, Days of Our Lives, Point Pleasant, and JAG. His film roles include Wedding Crashers, The Change Up and Accepted. He's appeared on Broadway, in Chicago at the Goodman and Steppenwolf, and in theaters all across the country.
Ned tells a story of getting to see Ike and Tina Turner performing live at the Paradise Club in Missouri when he was a young man. Here's a picture from one of those legendary performances (note the low ceiling!): Ike and Tina Turner at Club Paradise