Episodes

Jan. 28, 2024

Episode 163: The Suffering of The Suffering Podcast

For Three full years Kevin Donaldson and Mike Failace have explored tales of extreme Suffering and overcoming of adversity from either survivors, loved ones, or the professionals that care for those in need. The Suffering P…
Jan. 21, 2024

Episode 162: The Suffering of a Trauma Surgeon with Dr. Maurizio Miglietta

Dr. Miglietta is the Chief of Trauma & Critical Care at the new Wynn Hospital in New York. He is currently the Program Director of the General Surgery Residency Program, Chairman and Professor of Surgery, and Associate Dean …
Jan. 14, 2024

Episode 161: The Suffering of Forgiveness with Clark Fredericks

In June of 2012 Clark ran into the pedophile rapist who had abused hin as a young boy. By his side was a young boy about the age that he had raped Clark.. Seeing him ripped open all of Clark’s repressed childhood pain. A f…
Jan. 7, 2024

Episode 160: The Suffering of 3 Years Live Event at Mickey's Bar and Grill #2

Part 2 Three years and we have learned so much. All the new friends and all the new faces have become our family. On this episode, it is all about the celebration of our new extended family and those we have brought into our…
Dec. 31, 2023

Episode 159: The Suffering of 3 Years Live Event at Mickeys Bar and Grill #1

PART 1 Three years and we have learned so much. All the new friends and all the new faces have become our family. On this episode, it is all about the celebration of our new extended family and those we have brought into our…
Dec. 24, 2023

Episode 158: The Suffering of Fun with Bobby Crudele and Mike DePalma

On our last “in studio” recording for Season 3 of The Suffering Podcast, we welcome back two of our favorite people, Mike Depalma and Bobby Crudele to have a little fun at the end of the year. We hear stories of those who h…
Dec. 17, 2023

Episode 157: The Suffering of Success with Paul Martino

Paul Martino is the picture of success. The loving wife, great family, beautiful home and successful business. Paul owns one of the largest landscape construction companies in NJ building parks, athletic fields, stadiums, …
Dec. 10, 2023

Episode 156: The Suffering of the Brain #2 with Stephanie Samuels and Special Guest Amanda Coleman

Part 2 Stephanie Samuels is a psychotherapist who works exclusively with police officers. Ms. Samuels has lectured all over the country on PTSD and vicarious trauma, including undiagnosed PTSD and the fallout from department…
Dec. 3, 2023

Episode 155: The Suffering of the Brain #1 with Stephanie Samuels and Special Guest Amanda Coleman

Part 1 Stephanie Samuels is a psychotherapist who works exclusively with police officers. Ms. Samuels has lectured all over the country on PTSD and vicarious trauma, including undiagnosed PTSD and the fallout from department…
Nov. 26, 2023

Episode 154: The Suffering of Lymphoma with Carin Rosado

Carin Rosado is a 34-year old veteran of FDNY where she worked for a decade caring for the people of New York when they were the most vulnerable - when they were sick. Now Carin is sick and grappling with a diagnosis of Stag…
Nov. 19, 2023

Episode 153: The Suffering of Veteran's Services with AJ Luna

Ariel J. Luna has been serving veterans in higher education and government for more than 18 years. Luna is originally from Brooklyn, New York and grew up in Starrett City section of East New York. AJ's mother is from the Dom…
Nov. 12, 2023

Episode 152: The Suffering of Cop Doc #2 with Dr. Eugene Stefanelli

Part 2 of 2 If there is one man who is responsible for the concept of the suffering podcast, it is Dr. Eugene Stefanelli. Dr. Stefanelli brings his wealth of knowledge and experience to The Suffering Podcast. Doc. Is the pa…
Nov. 5, 2023

Episode 151: The Suffering of The Cop Doc #1 with Dr. Eugene Stefanelli

Part 1 of 2 If there is one man who is responsible for the concept of the suffering podcast, it is Dr. Eugene Stefanelli. Dr. Stefanelli brings his wealth of knowledge and experience to The Suffering Podcast. Doc. Is the pa…
Oct. 29, 2023

Episode 150: The Suffering of The Divorce Diaries with Michele Traina

Michele Traina is a stand up comedian and creator of Divorce Diaries a national one woman comedy show and TV series in development. Michele has performed all over the country and made appearances on Tamron Hall, Wendy Willia…
Oct. 22, 2023

Episode 149: The Suffering of Parkinson's with JC Capone and Stuart Chirichella

When John Capone was first diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD) at the young age of 39, he never imagined acting in a movie with A-list celebrities. The news of his diagnosis was tough to handle at first, and he quickly b…
Oct. 15, 2023

Episode 148: The Suffering of a Mafia Daughter with Angela Pisano

Angela Pisano grew up in Rutherford New Jersey during the 1960's and '70's. Rutherford was a tree lined bedroom community of NYC. She was an only child who lived with her mom and dad, and their terrier, Cindy. She had a t…
Oct. 8, 2023

Episode 147: The Suffering Of 9/11

While doing the Suffering Podcast, Kevin and Mike, have taken a journey through some of the deepest, darkest traumas that humans can experience. As a commemoration to this very somber time of year, the guys revisit their pe…
Oct. 1, 2023

Episode 146: The Suffering of Others with Bill Mazur

Bill MAZUR is a 25-year law enforcement veteran and retired in 2017 at the rank of Deputy Chief of Police. Bill holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Stockton University and a Master’s Degree in Human Resources …
Sept. 24, 2023

Episode 145: The Suffering of The Big Man with Blake Rossell

Blake Rosell grew up in South Jersey near the Atlantic City area in a little shore town called Margate attending high school at Saint Augustine Prep in Richland , NJ were he played basketball and baseball. Basketball came ou…
Sept. 17, 2023

Episode 144: The Suffering of a Domestic with Tom Flynn

Tom Flynn has been around lawn enforcement since January 1997 starting as a civilian dispatcher. Tom was promoted to sergeant in 2005 and then to Lieutenant in 2015. His most enjoyable assignment was being a member of the sw…
Sept. 10, 2023

Episode 143: The Suffering of a Gay Police Officer with Matt Stanislao

Matt Stanislao just wanted to be a cop. His father warned him, and after serving 27 years himself, he knew exactly what the problems Matt would face, which had nothing to do with the public or criminals. After two wrongful t…
Sept. 3, 2023

Episode 142: The Suffering of A Gold Shield with Tom Smith

Tom Smith began in the NYPD in 1990 and after the Academy was assigned to the 30 Pct in West Harlem. One of the busiest Pct in the NYPD at the time. While at the 3-0 he was assigned to Anti Crime Unit (Plainclothes) and han…
Aug. 27, 2023

Episode 141: The Suffering of a 1st Round Draft Pick with Tony Woods

Stanley (Tony) Woods was born and raised in Newark, New Jersey. He is a proud graduate of Seton Hall Prep High School and the University of Pittsburgh with a B. A. in Communications. Tony had a successful NFL career from 198…
Aug. 20, 2023

Episode 140: The Suffering of Prostate Cancer with James Gardner

James Gardner lives in New Jersey with his wife of forty years, Kelly. Together they have three daughters and five grandchildren. James had a lengthy career in corporate finance, accounting and auditing before retiring in 20…