Michael Pina of Sports on Earth (and FOX Sports, Bleacher Report, Grantland, The Classical and more) joined me on the podcast to talk about standouts at summer league, discuss the Kevin Love-Andrew Wiggins trade rumors and everything else that happened this off season.
July 24th, 2014
July 23rd, 2014
Bethlehem Shoals joined the podcast to talk about the FreeDarko days, if he’s still keeping up with basketball as closely these days, the experience of writing two books, his new career, who would be atop the FreeDarko Player Rankings today, Boogie Cousins, Kevin Durant, LeBron’s return to Cleveland and more.
June 27th, 2014
Desus Nice, one half of Desus vs. Mero, joined the podcast to talk about internet fame, his favorite Bronx stories, comedic influences, his favorite New York Knicks memory and several other knowledge darts.
June 20th, 2014
Aliya-Jasmine Sovani, producer and host of MTV's "Play With AJ", joined me on the podcast to talk about her career path, being a storyteller and finding the balance between fame and creative control, her Great Bear Rainforest documentary with Scott Niedermayer, and more.
June 6th, 2014
Sean Highkin, Sports On Earth contributor and editor at Hardwood Paroxysm, returns to the podcast to talk about LeBron's cramps, recap Game 1 of the Finals, the LeBron slurpie, Kevin Love and more.
June 3rd, 2014
Ian Levy, founder of Hickory High and current contributor at FiveThirtyEight, dropped by the podcast so we could share stories about managing writing and everything else in our lives, why one of us writes about stats and one of us doesn't, officially declare calculus to be a bullshit course, discuss the problems in Oklahoma City and Indiana, and look ahead to the NBA Finals.
April 24th, 2014
My first podcast from NYC, so of course I had to call my friend Jon from Toronto to talk about my move, finding parking in Manhattan, vegans, being early to hip-hop shows, a live read of Donald Sterling’s deposition excerpt and more. Enjoy the show.
March 30th, 2014
Leigh Cowart returns for part two of our conversation in which we chatted all things baseball including players that we would secretly like to see get fat, why Bartolo Colon is God, Joe Maddon, claustrophobia in the bullpen and more. We also spend some time discussing her new science writing project “Revival Of The Sickest".
March 30th, 2014
Leigh Cowart, former sex and science editor at NSFWCORP and all around entertaining person, joined the podcast for a two-part conversation. In part one, we discussed the benefits of having the freedom to find your own unique voice in writing, Leigh’s transition from a ballet dancer to full-time writer, how she leaves her own personal imprint on science writing, and her profile of porn star Marcus London.
March 30th, 2014
In part two of my conversation with my friend Jon, we finally get into format, but not before we break down the “steven lebron radio” clip that’s at the start of every podcast and make predictions about a surprise birthday party for our friend. Then we finally we into our “instead of, why not” segment where we recommend things you could do and check out instead including: The Act Of Killing, the value menu at McDonalds, Veep, not sharing gum with large groups of people in public and more. Enjoy.