On this episode of the VIP Ignite podcast, your host Deneen White is excited to speak with Richard and Antoinette Stratton. Richard Stratton is an award-winning writer and filmmaker. His fiction and journalism have appeared in numerous magazines including GQ, Esquire, Details, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, Spin, Playboy and Story Magazine. Nation Books published his collection of journalism, Altered States of America: Outlaws and Icons, Hitmakers and Hitmen. Stratton’s article, Godfather and Son published in Playboy, won the 2011 New York Press Club Award for Crime Reporting. Much of Stratton’s work is based on his own experience.In June 2018, A&E debuted Gotti: Godfather and Son, a four-hour documentary series based on Stratton’s magazine article Godfather and Son about the relationship between John Gotti Senior and John Gotti Junior. Stratton is the executive producer and director of the docu-series. Stratton is currently writing book three of his memoir trilogy. In addition, he recently completed a web docu-series on MK ULTRA to air at the end of November. Stratton, an avid reader who enjoys exercising and meditating lives in New York City with his wife, Antoinette, and is the father of five children.Antoinette Stratton has many years of experience as a manager in the entertainment industry. She oversees and co manages Richard Stratton’s career with a managing partner. She reads every contract, agreement and makes pivotal decisions daily for his work.