Off the GridContributors

  • Roger Stone

    Roger Stone

    Roger Stone is an alternative historian who was one of the legendary American Republican political strategist.He’s played a key role in the election of Republican presidents from Richard Nixon andRonald Reagan & also served as an assistant to Senator Bob Dole.Stone is the author of "The Man Who Killed Kennedy ­ the Case Against LBJ" (Skyhorse) why makes the compelling case that Lyndon Johnson with the prime mover of a CIA, Mob and Big Texas Oil plot to murder John Kennedy.Stone left the GOP in 2016 and supportedformer New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson for President before switching his registration from Republican to the Libertarian Party.Stone assisted Johnson in getting on the ballot in 48 states.Stone says his plans for 2016 are uncertain. Stone has been profiled in the Weekly Standard, The New Yorker, and the Miami Herald.Mr. Stone has written for the New York Times Sunday Magazine, The New York Times Op Ed page and for,Breitbart, the Daily Callerand the FOX Opinion page.He has appeared frequently on FOX News.

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  • Brigida Santos

    Brigida Santos

    Brigida Santos is a Los Angeles based producer, journalist and political correspondent. She is currently finishing her first book, "In Lu of Justice," a non-fiction political thriller/memoir, in addition to writing, producing and co-hosting the television series "Off the Grid" airing on Ora TV and RT America. She also regularly contributes articles to BuyConscious.Com and Attn.Com, and has produced the award-winning web series "Destroy The Alpha Gammas," short film "Stefano Formaggio," feature film "Searching for Katie," and various other music/viral videos. Website:

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  • Tabetha Wallace

    Tabetha Wallace

    Tabetha Wallace is co­host for the political talk show Watching The Hawks on RT America with Tyrel Ventura and Sean Stone. She brings an honest, main street approach to the issues with a street smart millennial edge. Her passion for the rights of the common man, her strong belief in honesty and her tough Midwestern attitude set her apart from the talking heads of mainstream media. Ms. Wallace has a diverse background in media having worked at Newsweek Magazine in 2002, Miramax Films from 2005 to 2006 and for two of the top interactive agencies in the country on the domestic and international marketing campaigns for top grossing studio films. She was also co­host and producer of the internet news show Buzzsaw from 2013 to 2014. Her first book, on America’s infrastructure crisis, will be published in late 2015 and a book of essays in 2016.

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  • Travis Irvine

    Travis Irvine

    Travis Irvine is a journalist, comedian, independent filmmaker and unsuccessful politician. He performs stand-up all over the country, and wrote and directed a horror/satire film about killer raccoons called Coons! Night of the Bandits of the Night, which is available from the cult film company Troma Entertainment. In 2007, Travis ran for mayor of his hometown and turned the experience into a short documentary, American Mayor, which was featured at the Cannes Film Festival in 2010. Travis ran for Congress that same year in Ohio, and his campaign/comedy videos have been featured on The Jay Leno Show, PBS’s NewsHour, The Huffington Post and Funny Or Die. He was also once on The People's Court. A recent graduate of Columbia University's School of Journalism, Travis is also a contributor to The Guardian, The Huffington Post, .Mic and appears regularly on HuffPost Live. He currently lives and performs between New York City and Ohio.

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  • Tyrel Ventura

    Tyrel Ventura

    As the son of Jesse Ventura, shares in his father's revolutionary spirit and search for truth.While bringing a fun, self ­effacing but confident swagger to the proceedings, Tyrel speaks from the heart on all issues and is not afraid of speaking truth to power. Tyrel Ventura has traveled a fascinating and diverse path in the entertainment industry. He broke into Hollywood working for the Academy Award®­ winning actor and director Sean Penn on such films as 21 Grams, The Pledge, I Am Sam and Mystic River. He has gone on to direct, write, produce and perform in numerous short films, television commercials and independent feature films.Tyrel’s television producing credits include the MSNBC talk show Jesse Ventura’s America as well as three seasons of Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura.Mr. Ventura also co­hosted the internet news show Buzzsaw from 2013 ­ 2014.Currently Tyrel is co­hosting "Watching The Hawks" along with Tabetha Wallace and Sean Stone which can be seen Monday thru Thursday at 6pm EST on RT America.

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  • Alex Logan

    Alex Logan

    As cohost of the political commentary series, Jesse Ventura's Off the Grid, Alex Logan is The Body's body man. Alex and the former governor, action star, wrestler, and everything else in between, tackle the headlines of the week with an uncensored and independent spirit as we hold the two parties' feet to the fire. A deserter of Dayton, Ohio, Alex graduated from the University of Southern California Film School with a degree in Writing for Screen and TV. Alex has assisted in the booking of live acts for the Creative Artists Agency; written jokes, sketches and stunts for MTV and producer Johnny Knoxville; developed treatments and scripts for Anonymous Content and Mark Gordon Productions; and co-founded the Improv Olympic West’s headliner sketch group, The Mutiny, who play sold out shows around LA and at the Chicago and San Francisco Sketch Fests, as well as producing numerous videos for the front pages of YouTube, College Humor, and Funny Or Die. He did a stint as Editor and Technical Producer on Larry King’s Hulu talk show before partnering with Larry and Jesse to co-create Off the Grid. In the first season, Alex co-headed the entire production, writing, producing, and cohosting over 150 episodes. And he's back for Season Two, now serving as producer and host of a series of Man on the Street field pieces called, On the Grid. He also wrote this professional bio with his own two hands.

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  • John Kiriakou

    John Kiriakou

    John Kiriakou is a former CIA counterterrorism officer and former senior investigator for the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee.He served 23 months in a federal prison for blowing the whistle on the CIA’s illegal torture program.He is now an associate fellow with the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, DC.

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  • Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

    Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

    Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., is senior attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council, chief prosecuting attorney for the Hudson Riverkeeper, and president of Waterkeeper Alliance. He was named one of Time magazine’s “Heroes for the Planet” for his success in helping restore the Hudson River, and he continues to fight for environmental issues across the Americas. He is the bestselling author of Crimes Against Nature.

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  • Mike Rylander

    Mike Rylander

    Mike Rylander is an actor, host, writer and producer who has worked in film, television, theater, commercials, audiobooks, radio, professional sports and live events. At Ora TV, he hosts, writes and produces So That Happened, a satirical comedy news show, that has received viral press coverage and positive praise from, BuzzFeed, HelloGiggles and Uproxx, among others. Previously at Ora TV, Mike wrote, hosted and produced WTFark, another comedy news web series that was distributed on the Huffington Post, and was featured in The Los Angeles Times, GQ Magazine, Cosmopolitan Magazine and others. Outside of Ora, Mike has many film, television and commercial credits to his name, including Parks & Recreation (NBC), Young & The Restless (CBS), The Gambler (Paramount), and a Doritos Super Bowl commercial that was once "The Most Watched Television Commercial of All-Time”. He was an NBA Arena Host for 7 years (LA Clippers & MN Timberwolves), and is entering his 4th season as the Arena Host for UCLA Bruins Basketball Team. Mike lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Jes, and his daughter, Parson, and he loves to work.

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  • Jen Hobbs

    Jen Hobbs

    Jen Hobbs has worked behind-the-scenes with Governor Jesse Ventura since 2007. She’s a spirited advocate of searching for the truth, no matter where it leads. When it comes to matters of government, politics, and current events, she abhors the mainstream media’s predictable left/right bias. She enjoys conversations that challenge opinions and debate the issues without O’Reilly-style theatrics. However, she’s not opposed to rabble-rousing those who take themselves too seriously (all in good fun).

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  • Jimmy LaSalvia

    Jimmy LaSalvia

    Jimmy LaSalvia is a politically independent strategist, speaker, and author of NO HOPE: Why I Left the GOP (and You Should Too). He is the founder of He previously served as the executive director of the organization he co-founded, GOProud.

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  • Kanika Lal

    Kanika Lal

    Kanika Lal moved to Los Angeles to pursue her career as a host, writer, and producer. She currently works for Ora TV’s NewsBreaker where she constantly keeps up with the latest stories, writes, and broadcasts them from Ora studios. Kanika began her love for journalism at The Hollywood Reporter as a digital news producer and red carpet correspondent. She had the honor of interviewing Anderson Cooper, John Mayer, Cate Blanchett, and covered the 71st Annual Golden Globes. After a rewarding and solid year, she then took her skills a step closer to her passion: hosting. You can catch her recapping television shows under Maria Menounos’ AfterBuzz TV as well as hosting and producing a Bollywood show for Menounos’ Popcorn Talk network. Kanika thrives on self-expression, and she achieves that through Indian classical and contemporary dance as well as hip-hop. She also has small but growing acting credits under her name, as she strives to branch out creatively. Kanika thrives on discovering hidden stories and engaging with a variety of people. She hopes to have an influence in the world of arts, pop culture, politics, and science.

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