Rupert Boneham is an American mentor for troubled teens, who became known to reality television audiences in 2003 as a contestant on Survivor: Pearl Islands where he placed 8th. He later appeared on the All-Stars, Heroes vs. Villains, and Blood vs. Water seasons of Survivor, placing 4th, 6th, and 20th respectively. He was ultimately a fan favorite among Survivor viewers, who voted him the million dollar winner on Survivor: America's Tribal Council, a special episode of Survivor: All-Stars. The prize was awarded after a nationwide popular vote in which Boneham received 85% of the votes cast.
Boneham was the 2012 Libertarian nominee for governor of Indiana, losing to Republican Mike Pence, who later became Vice President.
October 12th, 2016 | 14 mins 6 secs
Former LPIN Gubernatorial candidate and Survivor Rupert Boneham indicts the Republicans and Democrats and urges Americans to live as libertarians.
May 25th, 2016 | 1 hr 24 mins
Comedian Jeff Vibbert introduces Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and 2012 Libertarian Party Gubernatorial candidate and Survivor contestant Rupert Boneham on their second live show. They discuss Rupert’s charity Rupert’s Kids and how it transforms the lives of young men and women caught in the poverty cycle and criminal justice system while doing economic redevelopment for a town in Indiana without a dime of government help. They also discuss his novel run for Governor with his campaign manager Evan McMahon. And Brett Bittner stops by with a preview of the Libertarian Party National Convention and we predict the POTUS and VPOTUS races. We also discuss Greg’s new girlfriend. The audio is much, much better than last time.
February 23rd, 2013 | 34 mins 49 secs
Chris Spangle sat down with Rupert Boneham to discuss the origin and mission of Rupert’s Kids, the kids in the program, and our broken criminal justice system. He makes some very thoughtful points about how our system sets up the kids caught in the bottom 10% of the socio-economic ladder for failure. You can donate to Rupert’s Kids.
May 29th, 2012 | 22 mins 49 secs
Rupert Boneham and Brad Klopfenstein sit down to discuss Rupert’s choice of Brad to serve as his running mate in their bid to become Indiana’s next Governor and Lt. Governor.
March 21st, 2012 | 29 mins 7 secs
Rupert Boneham, a candidate for the LPIN’s Gubernatorial nod, discusses how he found the Libertarian Party and why he’s running for Governor. Learn more at http://www.rupertforgovernor.com.