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The feminist sports podcast you need. Shireen Ahmed, Lindsay Gibbs, Brenda Elsey, Amira Rose Davis, and Jessica Luther break down the week in sports and culture.

Burn It All Down


    • Sep 22, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
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    Ep. 262: Wretched Robert Sarver

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2022 61:04


    In this episode, Lindsay Gibbs, Shireen Ahmed and Jessica Luther break down the recent report on the behavior of Robert Sarver, owner of the Phoenix Mercury and Phoenix Suns basketball teams. But first, they talk about the retirement of tennis great Roger Federer. Then, they dig into a report released by a law firm and commissioned by the NBA to look into allegations of of Robert Sarver's sexist and racist violations of common work place standards. The NBA responded by fining Sarver $10 million and suspending him for one year. The team talks about the damning results including statements from over 100 individuals that witnessed many accounts of sexist, vulgar, and racist behavior by Sarver as well as how Sarver uses the WNBA team the Mercury as a shield for his actions. They also discuss reactions from players, sponsors, and the league, as well as comparable cases of deplorable owners, like Donald Sterling, in recent years. Following this discussion, they preview a special Patreon segment about NBA commissioner Adam Silver's disappointing reaction to the report on Sarver, saying team owners are held to different standards than everyone else. Then, you'll here a preview of this week's interview with Sabreena Merchant, basketball writer for SB Nation, on a WNBA finals recap and budding off season storylines. Next, they burn some of the worst in sports this summer on the Burn Pile. Then, they celebrate those shining light, including Torchbearers of the Week, the Las Vegas Aces, who won the franchise's first WNBA title over the Connecticut Sun. They wrap up the show with What's Good and What We're Watching In Sports this week. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To get exclusive content and support the Burn It All Down podcast, become a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Interview: Sabreena Merchant, writer at SB Nation, breaking down the WNBA Playoffs

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 51:15


    In this episode, Lindsay Gibbs and Sabreena Merchant, W/NBA writer for SB Nation and co-host of The Step Through, break down the rollercoaster of the WNBA playoffs, including Becky Hammon's historic championship title with league MVP A'ja Wilson, playoff MVP Chelsea Gray, and rest of the dynamic Las Vegas Aces team. They also discuss the potential off seasons trades and moves for the Connecticut Sun, Seattle Storm and LA Sparks, as well as the potential impact of the CBA's prioritization clause on the 2023 season and players who continue to play overseas in the WBNA off-season. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To get exclusive content and support the Burn It All Down podcast, become a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Ep. 261: How the Sporting World Is Responding to the Queen's Death

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2022 49:38


    In this episode, Shireen Ahmed and Amira Rose Davis discuss who the sporting world has responded to the death of Queen Elizabeth II. But first, they talk about their favorite recent concerts, including Bad Bunny and a candlelight Vivaldi quartet. Then, they dive into the ways athletes and sporting institutions have reacted to the Queen's death, including messages of reverence and resistance. The also discuss the ways sports like football and cricket have been used by the British monarchy as a tool of colonialism and cultural power, and how former and current common wealth countries have used sport as a way to decolonize themselves from the British throne. Following this discussion, they preview a special Patreon segment about Welcome to Wrexham, a documentary about how actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenny became heads of the Welsh football club Wrexham. Then, you'll here a preview of this week's interview with Daniel Sailofksy, a sociologist who recently ended his NFL fandom because of the violence in the league. Next, they burn some of the worst in sports this summer on the Burn Pile. Then, they celebrate those shining light, including Torchbearer of the Week, Carlos Alcaraz, who made history with his men's singles US Open win, and becoming the youngest world number 1 ranking in men's tennis at the age of 19. They wrap up the show with What's Good and What We're Watching In Sports this week. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To get exclusive content and support the Burn It All Down podcast, become a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Interview: Daniel Sailofsky, Sociologist of Sport and Law, on Saying Goodbye to His NFL Fandom

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2022 36:56


    In this episode Shireen Ahmed interviews Daniel Sailofsky, a lecturer in criminology and sociology at Middlesex University London, whose research examines gender and gender-based violence, masculinity, sport sociology and labor, and the sociology of law. They discuss Sailofsky's recent article in The Guardian called, "NFL season is here but I won't be following anymore. I can't un-see the harm it causes." They talk about his decision to say goodbye to a longtime NFL fandom, which includes known reports about the damages of CTE to players and the way the league does not care about violence against women perpetrated by the league's members. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Ep. 260: Fleur-de-lis, Storm v. Aces Game 3!!!, and Coco and the City Girls: Important Updates on Hockey, the WNBA Playoffs and Tennis

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2022 60:31


    Before we get into this episode, a content warning. We talk about mental health and suicide. If you or someone you know is struggling, please call the national suicide and crisis lifeline at 988 in the United States or 1-833-456-4566 in Canada. Please take care while listening. In this episode, Amira Rose Davis, Shireen Ahmed and Lindsay Gibbs do a fall sports round-up! But first, they talk about the devastating flooding in Pakistan and water crises in Jackson, Mississippi. For links to resources, visit our website. Then, they discuss the latest news from women's hockey and sled hockey, including the IIHF Women's World Championship, PHF expansion and first ever Sled Hockey Women's World Challenge. They also dive into the thrilling match-ups of the WNBA playoffs, US Open moments and Victoria Azarenka calling out exploitation and abuse in women's tennis. They end the round-up with the latest from women's international friendlies in the lead up to the World Cup. Following this discussion, they preview a special Patreon segment about Amira Rose Davis, Jessica Luther and Brenda Elsey's trip to the US Open! Then, you'll here a preview of this week's interview with Victoria Jackson, sports historian at Arizona State University, on NIL news, college football and mental health crises for collegiate athletes. Next, they burn some of the worst in sports this summer on the Burn Pile. Then, they celebrate those shining light, including Torchbearer of the Week, Serena Williams. The GOAT. We love you forever. They wrap up the show with What's Good and What We're Watching In Sports this week. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Interview: Victoria Jackson, Sport Historian, on the Current Chaos of Fall Collegiate Sports

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 42:27


    In this episode, Amira Rose Davis interviews Victoria Jackson, sports historian and Clinical Assistant Professor of History in the School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies at Arizona State University. They discuss the struggle for power in the NIL system, the college football money machine, the mental health crisis in higher education and how the overturning of Roe vs. Wade will impact collegiate athletes. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Ep. 259: Record Breaking Ticket Sales and Another Fired Coach: An Update on Women's Soccer in the U.S.

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2022 50:59


    In this episode, Brenda Elsey and Lindsay Gibbs talk about the latest news from the NWSL and USWNT. But first, they share their reactions to Serena William's first round US Open win. Then, they delve into the most recent controversies and celebrations in women's soccer in the US. They start with the controversies, including criticism over Vlatko Andonovksi USWNT call-ups, the firing of Kris Ward from head coach of the Washington Spirit, and the NWSL Player's Unions filing a grievance over some players' eligibility for free agency. In celebrations, they talk about the record breaking ticket sales for the San Diego Wave vs. Angel City FC match on September 17, exciting developments in new stadiums and the first primetime television deal for the NWSL Championship on October 29. Following this discussion, they preview a special Patreon segment about the WNBA playoffs. Then, you'll here a preview of this week's interview with Ana Jurka, a Telemundo Deportes television host, who will be one of the commentators for the network's Men's World Cup coverage in Qatar. Next, they burn some of the worst in sports this summer on the Burn Pile. Then, they celebrate those shining light, including Torchbearer of the Week, the Spanish National Women's U20 team, who defeated Japan 3-1 to win the U20 World Cup. They wrap up the show with What's Good and What We're Watching In Sports this week. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Interview: Ana Jurka, Telemundo Commentator, on the Men's World Cup in Qatar

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2022 28:01


    In this episode, Brenda Elsey interviews Ana Jurka, an Emmy-nominated sports and entertainment host for Telemundo Deportes, who will be one of the network's commentators for the 2022 Men's World Cup. They discuss her journey from Honduras to Orlando to Qatar and the changes she's seen in fútbol broadcasting. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Ep. 258: Countdown to the Men's World Cup: A Clusterfuck

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2022 50:38


    In this episode, Jessica Luther, Shireen Ahmed and Brenda Elsey discuss what's going on (and not going on) as the Men's World Cup in Qatar nears. But first, they share their favorite foods they recently ate. Then, they talk about preparations for the Men's World Cup, which is less than 90 days away from starting on November 20. They discuss the mostly off-the-pitch mess, mystery and general clusterfuck that is happening in Qatar: from ridiculous lodging logistics to human rights violations to the bolstering of security and police in Qatar from around the globe. They also discuss the ways the conservative political regime may or may not confront travelers who break Qatari law and the unknown consequences of the cup for women and LGBTQ folks who live in Qatar. All of these issues are underscored by a lack of journalistic transparency, making the BIAD team wonder how anyone will know what is even going on during the tournament. Following this discussion, they preview a special Patreon segment about the Women's U20 World Cup. Then, you'll here a preview of this week's interview with Bradford William Davis, a journalist for Insider, on the latest in Major League Baseball. Next, they burn some of the worst in sports this summer on the Burn Pile. Then, they celebrate those shining light, including Torchbearer of the Week, Konnor McClain, the current US National All-Around Champion in gymnastics. They wrap up the show with What's Good and What We're Watching In Sports this week. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Interview: Bradford William Davis, Reporter for Insider, on the Latest MLB Headlines

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2022 26:47


    In this episode, Jessica Luther speaks to Bradford William Davis, an investigations reporter for Insider, about the MLB season so far, including the response to Fernando Tatis Jr.'s 80-game suspension for using a performance-enhancing substance, if Aaron Judge is actually chasing a home run record, and how the Baltimore Orioles' have succeeded at tanking. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Interview: Maggie Hendricks, Writer for Bally Sports, on the WNBA Playoffs

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2022 44:25


    In this episode, Lindsay Gibbs talks with Maggie Hendricks, writer for Bally Sports. They preview the eight teams that qualified for the WNBA playoffs, which started on Wednesday night, and discuss their playoff predictions. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Ep. 257: When Beloved Legends Say Goodbye

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 64:44


    Burn It All Down is Back from summer break! In this episode Lindsay Gibbs, Amira Rose Davis, Shireen Ahmed and Jessica Luther talk about the huge retirement announcements that have happened this summer. But first, they share their favorite Serena moments from her 27 year tennis career. Then, they reflect on the retirement of the GOAT, Serena Williams; the most decorated US track and field athlete, Allyson Felix; WNBA rebound leader and indomitable center, Sylvia Fowles; WNBA assists and career-starts leader, Sue Bird; and F1 racing legend, Seb Vettel. They discuss the ways these athletes dominated their sports, broke barriers on and off the field of play, and changed the world. Following this discussion, they preview a special Patreon segment where they talk about Shireen's summer wedding and Amira's ESPY experience. Then, you'll here a preview of this week's interview about the WNBA playoffs with Maggie Hendricks of Bally Sports. Next, the burn some of the worst in sports this summer on the Burn Pile. Then, they celebrate those shining light, including Torchbearer of the Week, Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce, the Jamaican sprinter who won a record-setting fifth world championship in the 100m dash, with time of 10.67 seconds. They wrap up the show with What's Good and What We're Watching In Sports this week. Please vote for Burn It All Down to present at SXSW!: https://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/125283 This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Interview: Brenda Elsey, Co-Author of Futbolera, on the Women's Copa America Tournament

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 45:34


    In this episode, Lindsay Gibbs interviews BIAD's own Brenda Elsey, Associate Professor of History at Hofstra University and co-author of Futbolera: Women, Sports, and Sexuality in Latin America. about the 2022 Women's Copa America tournament. They discuss tournament play, including Brazil's 1-0 victory over host-country Colombia in the final. The also talk about the challenges that women's football clubs in Latin America face in getting representation, equity and safety in the game. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Interview: Filmmaker Kristen Lappas, on the docuseries Dream On

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 36:49


    In this episode, Amira Rose Davis talks with Kristen Lappas, an Emmy award-winning director and producer about her latest film, Dream On, a three-part documentary from ESPN's 30 for 30 about the 1996 USA women's basketball team journey to Olympic gold. They discuss what it like to interview all members of the team, including legends like Lisa Leslie, Dawn Staley and Rebecca Lobo. They also dive into how memory and remember play a role in the narrative and the ways this team are the "Hidden Figures" of basketball. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Interview: Evan Whitfield, VP of Equity for Chicago Fire FC, on DEI in the MLS

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 50:10


    In this episode, Brenda Elsey interviews Evan Whitfield, former Chicago Fire FC defender as the new VP of Equity, Alumni and Engagement for the club. They discuss Chicago Fire FC's DEI programming efforts in the club and in the city of Chicago, the need for more bilingual MLS websites and why jobs like his are important. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Interview: Pro-Cyclist Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio and Zwift's Kate Veronneau, on the Tour de France Femmes

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2022 38:29


    In this episode, Jessica Luther talks Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio and Kate Veronneau about the Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift, which is the first time in over 30 years women have been allowed to compete under the Tour de France brand name. Ashleigh is a pro-cyclist from South Africa with Team SD Worx. She won first place in the first ever eSports World Championships in 2020. Kate is the Director of Women's Strategy at Zwift, the sponsor of the Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift. The Tour De France Femme Avec Zwift begins on July 24 in Paris and runs until July 31. They discuss how Kate and Ash came to cycling, the challenges women's professional cycling has faced in getting consistent exposure in the media, and the ways virtual cycling has helped grow a fanbase for the women's circuit. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Interview: Annie Costabile, Chicago Sun-Times Reporter, on the WNBA All-Star Game

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2022 47:51


    In this episode Lindsay Gibbs talks with Annie Costabile, Chicago Sky beat reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times, about the 2022 WBNA All-Star Game that was held in Chicago. They discuss the best and the worst of the event. Lindsay also shares resources to learn more about Brittney Griner's ongoing wrongful detainment in Russia. To sign the petition to bring BG home, visit https://wearebg.org. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Interview: G. Willow Wilson, Famed Comic Book Author, on Seattle Sounders and Superhero Fandom

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2022 33:27


    In this episode, Shireen Ahmed interviews G. Willow Wilson, an award-winning author of many novels and comics, including recent Ms. Marvel series from Disney+ featuring Kamala Khan. They discuss how Willow became a Seattle Sounders super fan, why fandom is important part of Kamala Khan's story and the ways in which comic book and soccer communities intersect. They also do a deep dive on Willow's favorite ice cream sundae and choose their ultimate five-aside soccer team from Marvel characters. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Interview: Laeticia Amihere, Canadian Basketball Olympian and NCAA Champion

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 27:14


    In this episode, Shireen Ahmed interviews Laeticia Amihere, a power forward and Canada's first female dunker, Team Canada Olympian and NCAA Champion with the South Carolina Gamecocks. They discuss how she came to love basketball, what it's like to play for the legendary Dawn Staley, her hopes for the WBNA Draft and her non-profit Back to the Motherland, where she puts on basketball camps to make the game more accessible. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Hot Take: Aimee Arrambide, of Avow Texas, with Abortion Resources and Why Sports Teams Need to Stand Up for the Right to Abortion

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 23:34


    In this episode, Jessica Luther talks with Aimee Arrambide, Executive Director of Avow Texas, an abortion advocacy organization committed to shifting the stigmatizing culture surrounding abortion. Aimee provides information and abortion resources related to the overturning of Roe V. Wade. They also discuss ways in which sports organizations need to be showing up to support abortion rights in this moment, and the devastating impacts when they don't. Links to all the abortion resources that Aimee mentioned: ineedana.com needabortion.org The Lilith Fund: https://www.lilithfund.org/ Abortion Finder: https://www.abortionfinder.org/ National Network of Abortion Funds: https://abortionfunds.org/ National Abortion Federation: http://prochoice.org/ Avow's Let's Talk About Abortion toolkit: https://avowtexas.org/lets-talk-about-abortion-toolkit/ Abortion Care Network: https://abortioncarenetwork.org/ Keep Our Clinics: https://keepourclinics.org/ This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Ep. 256: The Devastating Ripple Effect of Anti-Trans Policies in Sport

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 51:48


    In this episode, Lindsay Gibbs and Jessica Luther talk about the most recent attack on trans women in sports through the new restrictions from FINA, the international water sports governing body. But first, they discuss their favorite time of year...Wimbledon! Then, Lindsay and Jess break down FINA's latest restrictions on transgender athletes, including UPenn swimmer Lia Thomas, how recent changes in NCAA and IOC policy are paving the way for new anti-trans rules and how trans-exclusionary groups are using Title IX to fear monger support for anti-trans legislation. They also talk about how these harm children most of all. Following this discussion, you'll hear a preview of Shireen Ahmed's interview with Canadian basketball star Leticia Amihere about winning the NCAA Title with the South Carolina Gamecocks and her dreams of the WNBA draft. Then, they burn the worst of sports this week on the Burn Pile. Next, they celebrate those shining a light in sports, like Torchbearers of the Week, Coco Gauff, Megan Rapinoe, Brianna Turner and all of the athletes speaking out against the overturning of Roe v. Wade. To donate to your local abortion fund visit the National Network of Abortion Funds. They wrap up the show with What's Good and What We're Watching in sports this week. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Interview: Dr. Bonnie Morris, on her new book, What's the Score?: 25 Years of Teaching Women's Sports History

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 32:52


    In this episode, Brenda Elsey interviews women's history professor and author Dr. Bonnie Morris about her book What's the Score?: 25 Years of Teaching Women's Sports History. They discuss the impact of Title IX on women's sports, how teaching Title IX history has evolved since the 90s, the ways women have had more access to sports because of Title IX and who is still left behind. They also discuss some of her favorite guest lecturers and teaching memories. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Ep. 255: Thinking Through 50 Years of Title IX

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 55:27


    In this episode, Jessica Luther, Brenda Elsey and Lindsay Gibbs breakdown the impacts of Title IX as the historic legislation turns 50. But first, they talk about their summer vacation plans. Then, they talk about how the passing of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 by Congress has impacted women's sports and educational opportunities for the last 50 years. They discuss how the NCAA fought and still fights the implementation of Title IX, the ways the rule impacts athletes and coaches according to their race and gender as well as how the amendment plays out regarding on-campus sexual violence. Following this discussion, you'll hear a preview of Brenda's interview with Bonnie Morris on her book about Title IX called What's the Score? Then, they'll burn the worst of sports this week on the Burn Pile. Next, they celebrate those changing sports for the better like Torchbearer of the Week, the U18 Canada Women's Hockey Team. They wrap up the show with What's Good and What We're Watching in sports this week. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Interview: Briana Scurry, Legendary USWNT Goalkeeper, on My Greatest Save: The Brave, Barrier-Breaking Journey of a World Champion Goalkeeper

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 53:54


    In this episode, Amira Rose Davis interviews the one and only Briana Scurry about her new book, My Greatest Save: The Brave, Barrier-Breaking Journey of a World Champion Goalkeeper. They discuss how Briana's family history influenced this book, the ways being an out athlete has changed since Briana played, and they ways we remember, misremember and block out the past. They also discuss Briana's career-ending traumatic brain injury, her long road to recovery, and the work she does to promote awareness around traumatic brain injuries. *CONTENT WARNING* This episode contains mentions of suicide and mental health struggles. If you or someone you know is struggling, please call the National Suicide Hotline at 1-800-273-8255 in the U.S. and 1-833-456-4566 in Canada. Please take care while listening. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Ep. 254: What Does it Mean for Sport When Playoffs Are Boring?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 47:02


    In this episode, Shireen Ahmed, Lindsay Gibbs and Brenda Elsey talk about what it means when playoffs are boring. But first, they discuss FIFA's outrageous claim that the 2022 Qatar World Cup will be carbon neutral. Then the discuss if boringness, blowouts and sweeps are bad for sport, like the current NBA playoffs, Oklahoma softball, UConn women's basketball and UNC women's soccer. They also discuss how blowouts are coded differently in women's sports and individual sports. And they cap it off with the worst championship game they ever watched. Following this discussion, you'll hear a preview of Amira Rose Davis's interview with the one and only Briana Scurry, USWNT goalkeeper about her new book that comes out June 21, called My Greatest Save: The Brave, Barrier-Breaking Journey of a World Champion Goalkeeper. Then, they burn the worst of sports on the burn pile. Next, they celebrate those shining light including Mithali Raj, legendary Indian women's cricket player who retried after a 23 year career. The wrap up the show with What's Good in their lives and What We're Watching This Week in sports. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Interview: Iliana Limón Romero, LA Times Sports Editor, on How a Diverse Newsroom Leads to Better Journalism

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 41:32


    In this episode, Brenda Elsey talks with LA Times Sports Editor Iliana Limón Romero, the first Latina to head a major newspaper's sports' section, as well as the chair of the Association for Women in Sports Media and co-chair of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists Sports Task Force. They discuss how she got to her position, how having diverse voices in the newsroom changes how and what stories are told and how to best serve the reader in the changing media landscape. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Ep. 253: The Compelling Chaos of Women's College World Series, the Belmont Stakes and the French Open

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 66:07


    In this episode, Brenda Elsey, Amira Rose Davis and Jessica Luther discuss the wonderful chaos of the Women's College World Series, horse racing and the Belmont Stakes and the French Open. But first they share their favorite twitter follows for levity. With so many sports rolling full steam ahead, everyone shares what competitions they have been all in for. Amira discusses Oklahoma's incredibly dominant softball team, the possible outcomes of the semi finals between Oklahoma and UCLA, and Oklahoma State and Texas, and why this year's competition is getting more media coverage. Then, Brenda shares the latest on horse racing drama including the strangeness of Rich Strike not going for the triple crown, the sad death of last year's sensation Medina Spirit and why Bob Baffert is still the most villainous villain. Next, Jessica discusses the thrilling fortnight of the French Open, including Iga Swiatek and Rafael Nadal's incredible French Open singles' victories. They also talk about the conflicted way tennis is showing Ukrainian solidarity and gender disparity in the night match scheduling. Following this conversation, you'll hear a preview of Brenda's interview with LA Times Sports Editor Iliana Limón Romero, the first Latina to head a newspaper of record's sports' section. Next, they'll burn the worst of sports this week in the Burn Pile. Then, they will lift up those making sports better, including Torchbearer of the Week, Kat Craig, who won the integrity and Impact Award at last month's Sports Industry Awards for her role in the evacuation of female Afghan athletes and others as Kabul fell to the Taliban last summer. The wrap up the show with What's Good in their worlds and What We're Watching in sports this week. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Interview: Beth Paretta, Team Principal of Paretta Autosport, on Women in IndyCar Racing

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 37:56


    In this episode, Brenda Elsey talks with Beth Paretta, CEO and Team Principal of Paretta Autosport about forming the first woman-owned, woman-driven, women-forward team in IndyCar series history when the team successfully qualified for and ran in the Indianapolis 500-Mile race in 2021. They discuss the origins of Beth's passion for the sport, the history of women being kept out of racing and her goals for Paretta Autosport this season. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Ep. 252: EQUAL PAY!!!

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 53:35


    In this episode, Lindsay Gibbs, Shireen Ahmed and Brenda Elsey discuss the historic equal pay CBA for the USWNT and USMNT. But first, they hold space for the victims of the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. Then, the team recaps why the new collective bargaining agreement between the US Soccer Federation and the US Women's National Team and US Men's National Team is so historic and how they got to this agreement. They discuss USSF's new relationship with the NWSL and MLS, new distribution of prize money and how the US is now contributing to a global ripple effect of equal pay that has both made so much progress and has to much more to go. They also discuss other soccer news, including the incredible UEFA Women's Champs League final viewership numbers and the horrible sexual abuse and harassment of referees and minor players all over the world. Following this discussion, you'll hear a preview of Brenda's interview with Beth Paretta who is building a historic racing team full of women at Paretta Autosport. Next, they burn the worst of sports this week on the Burn Pile. Then, they celebrate those making sports better including Torchbearers of the Week, the University of North Carolina women's lacrosse team who completed an undefeated season with national title. They wrap up the show with What's Good in their in their lives and What We're Watching in sports this week. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Interview: Dr. Myron Rolle on Oxford, the NFL and Neurosurgery

    Play Episode Listen Later May 28, 2022 41:10


    In this episode, Amira Rose Davis talks with Dr. Myron Rolle about his recent book The 2% Way: How a Philosophy of Small Improvements Took Me to Oxford, the NFL, and Neurosurgery. They discuss his upbringing in a Bahamian-American immigrant family, completing his long-time dream of becoming a Rhodes Scholar at the University of Oxford, his transition from the NFL to becoming a neurosurgeon and how he balances career and family life. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Ep. 251: Pole Positions, Burning Rubber and the Checkered Flag: A Formula One Conversation

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 59:20


    In this episode, Amira Rose Davis and Jessica Luther dive deep into Formula One racing. But first, they discuss their favorite show tunes. Then, they put the pedal to the metal on F1. Inspired by the Netflix series Drive to Survive, Amira and Jessica discuss the current racing season, the interdrama of the F1 world, the way drivers navigate power and money and how the TV how has increased US fandom for this global sport. Following this discussion, you'll hear a preview of Amira's interview with Myron Rolle about his transition from the NFL to neuroscience. Next, they burn the worst of sports this week on the Burn Pile. Then, they celebrate those making sports better including Torchbearer of the Week, the USWNT and USMNT CBA for equal pay! They wrap up the show with What's Good in their in their lives and What We're Watching in sports this week. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Interview: Faith E. Briggs, Documentarian, Disrupting Narratives About Who is a Runner

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 36:39


    In this episode, Jessica Luther talks with Faith E. Briggs, a documentary journalist, filmmaker and co-host of the Trail Ahead podcast, wants to make the outdoors a more inclusive place. They discuss how Faith went from competing in track to outdoor endurance running, her film series “Who is a Runner” that focuses on running communities of color, and her work around the intersection of environment, conservation, race and culture. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Ep. 250: Burning It All Down for Five Years: a Celebration, Reflection and Cry-Fest

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 75:48


    In this episode, the whole team is together. Jessica Luther, Shireen Ahmed, Amira Rose Davis, Brenda Elsey and Lindsay Gibbs are back to celebrate Burn It All Down turning five years old and their 250th episodes! They share favorite memories, listen to letters from Flamethrowers, reflect on how sports, media coverage and critique have changed for the better and the changes that still need to happen. Have your tissues ready. Following this discussion, you'll hear a preview of Jessica's interview with Faith E. Briggs, runner and documentarian and co-host of the Trail Ahead podcast, who wants to make the outdoors a more diverse place. Next, they burn the worst of sports this week on the Burn Pile. Then, they celebrate those making sports better including Torchbearer of the Week, Lhakpa Sherpa, a Nepali single mom who summited Everest for the TENTH time last week, making her the undisputed most decorated woman climber to climb Everest of all-time. They wrap up the show with What's Good in their in their lives and What We're Watching in sports this week. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Interview: Hanif Abdurraqib, Writer and Cultural Critic, on the NBA Playoffs and the Romantic Anguish of Fandom

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 64:52


    In this episode, Jessica Luther talks with Hanif Abdurraqib, poet, essayist and cultural critic, about his love for basketball. They break down the NBA playoffs, WNBA expansion and the romanticized anguish of fandom. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Interview: Corey Erdman, Boxing Commentator, on Katie Taylor vs Amanda Serrano

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 41:42


    In this episode, Shireen Ahmed interviews Corey Erdman, Boxing writer and commentator for DAZN, Boxing Scene and many other outlets. They discuss the historic fight between Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano at a sold out Madison Square Garden on April 30, which was the first time women fighters have headlined at the venue. Corey also talks about the storied history of the two boxers and how the culture of women's boxing is slowly improving. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Ep. 249: Champs League Finals Argued in the Court of Luther

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 58:53


    In this episode, Shireen Ahmed, Jessica Luther and Brenda Elsey convene in the Court of Luther to discuss the men's and women's Champs League Finals. But first, they discuss the importance of access to abortion. Then, the Court of Luther commences to determine who Judge Jessica Luther will root for in the Champs League Finals. In the men's final, which takes place May 28, Shireen argues on behalf of Liverpool FC and Brenda argues for Real Madrid. On the women's side, which takes place May 21, Shireen argues for Lyon and Brenda for Barcelona. Judge Luther then gives her final ruling. Following this discussion, you'll hear a preview of two interviews this week: Shireen's interview with boxing commentator Corey Erdman about calling the recent historic fight between Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano. And, Jessica talks with Hanif Abdurraqib, poet, essayist and cultural critic, about his love for basketball, where he'd like to see the W expand and the NBA playoffs.  Next, they burn the worst of sports this week on the Burn Pile. Then, they celebrate those making sports better including Torchbearers of the Week, the Australian women's rugby team who won the final of the World Rugby Sevens series and Sam Kerr, the Australian footballer whose stunning goals helped Chelsea take the Women's Super League and award her the Golden Boot. They wrap up the show with What's Good in their in their lives and What We're Watching in sports this week. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Interview: Jamad Fiin, Basketball Player, on Empowering Muslim Girls to Hoop

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 33:58


    Eid Mubarak! In this episode, Shireen Ahmed talks with Jamad Fiin, basketball player and social media sensation, currently playing her last season with Emmanuel College in Boston, Massachusetts while getting her Master's Degree in Business Administration. They discuss Jamad's influential and viral social media videos and the importance of visibility of Muslim dress in sport. They also talk about how she fell in love with basketball, her fashion ambassadorship with StockX and her organization Jamad Basketball Camps that puts on basketball workshops for girls throughout the United States. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Ep. 248: WNBA Rundown: The Latest on Brittney Griner, the CBA Prioritization Clause and Off Season Moves

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 47:14


    **Content Warning: This episode contains discussion of suicide.** In this episode, Lindsay Gibbs and Amira Rose Davis are back at it with rundown of WNBA news leading up to the start of the 2022 season on May 6. But first, Amira tells Lindsay all about the latest in baseball tech inventions and does a lot of airhorn impressions. Then, they discuss the latest on Brittney Griner's detainment in Russia and how a prioritization clause in the CBA could impact how athletes play abroad as well as drastically change the WNBA in future seasons. They also talk about off-season player and coaching changes and who they are most excited to watch this season. Following this discussion, you'll hear a preview of Shireen Ahmed's interview with basketball player and social media sensation Jamad Fiin about the importance of empowering Muslim girls to play basketball. Next, they burn the worst of sports this week on the Burn Pile. Then, they celebrate those making sports better including Torchbearers of the Week, The Athletic reporters Meg Linehan, Katie Strang, Steph Yang and Pablo Mauer who won the Associated Press Sports Editors' award in the investigative category. They wrap up the show with What's Good in their in their lives and What We're Watching in sports this week. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Interview: Adam Rippon, Olympic Figure Skater and U.S. National Champion

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 51:38


    In this episode, Jessica Luther talks to Olympic figure skater and Dancing with the Stars champion Adam Rippon about queerness in figure skating, the challenge of making a living as a skater, everything that happened with Russian skaters at the Beijing Winter Olympics, his transition from competition to media and what inspired his costume design while he was on the ice. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Ep. 247: The Tricky Storytelling of Adapting Sports to the Screen

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 51:37


    In this episode, Amira Rose Davis, Lindsay Gibbs and Jessica Luther discuss TV and film adaptations of sports stories. But first, Amira shares an urgent message of concern about Melissa Lucio, a mother in Texas on death row. To learn how to help, visit the Innocence Project. The team starts the show with a chuckle about the NBA playoffs. Then, inspired by chatter around HBO's The Winning Time, the team dives into the way sports stories are adapted to "inspired by a true story" versions on TV and film. They discuss The Winning Time, Wilma, King Richard, Battle of the Sexes, Friday Night Lights and Lindsay's historical fiction novel, Titanic: the Tennis Story. Following this discussion, you'll hear a preview of Jessica's interview with legendary ice skater Adam Rippon. Next, they burn the worst of sports this week on the Burn Pile. Then, they celebrate those making sports better including Torchbearer of the Week, Hyo Joon Kim, who won her fifth LPGA Tour title at the Lotte Championship. They wrap up the show with What's Good in their in their lives and What We're Watching in sports this week. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Interview: Paula Lavigne and Tom Junod on the Untold Crimes of a 1970s Football Player

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2022 49:52


    ***Content Warning: This episode contains descriptions sexual violence.** In this episode, Jessica Luther speaks with ESPN reporters Paula Lavigne and Tom Junod about Untold, their recent feature that dives deep into a Penn State football player who terrorized women in State College, PA and near his home in Long Island, NY in the late 1970s. We talked about how they came to this story, why it was important to tell four decades after the fact, the complications of memory, the long lasting effects of trauma, and what, if anything, is different now than in 1979. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Ep. 246: NBA Play-ins and Playoffs

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2022 51:54


    In this episode, Jessica Luther, Amira Rose Davis and Lindsay Gibbs talk NBA Playoffs. But first, the team shares updates on their pets. Then, they discuss the benefits of the play-in format to the NBA playoffs, why they love to see emotion from athletes like Patrick Beverly and the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Celtics' momentum, how Covid-19 is impacting the series and predictions on who is going to win it all. Following this discussion, you'll hear a preview of Jessica's interview with ESPN reporters Paula Lavigne and Tom Junod about their recent story on a Penn State football player who terrorized women in the 1970s. Next, they burn the worst of sports this week on the Burn Pile. Then, they celebrate those making sports better including Torchbearer of the Week Trinity Thomas, NCAA champion in the all-around, bars and floor. They wrap up the show with What's Good in their in their lives and What We're Watching in sports this week. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Interview: Jackie Powell, Women's Basketball Writer, on the WNBA Draft

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2022 35:42


    In this episode Lindsay Gibbs talks with Jackie Powell, writer for The Next and Bleacher Report on women's basketball. They discuss in-depth the picks and presentation of the 2022 WNBA Draft. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Ep. 245: Madness Redux on Basketball, Hockey and Tennis

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2022 56:51


    In this episode, Lindsay Gibbs, Shireen Ahmed and Jessica Luther revisit the recent madness of women's basketball, hockey and tennis. But first, they discuss the event with the green jackets (golf). Then, Lindsay gives a behind the scenes look at her time attending the Women's March Madness tournament, Shireen shares about the latest in women's hockey, including the PHF Isobel Cup, and Jessica talks about Iga Swaitek's recent dominance in the tennis world and other noteworthy drama. Following this discussion, you'll hear about Lindsay's interview with reporter Jackie Powell on the WNBA Draft. Next, they burn the worst of sports this week on the Burn Pile. Then, they celebrate those making sports better including Torchbearer of the Week, Ari Chambers, who was named the Dawn Staley 2022 Excellence in Broadcasting Honoree. They wrap up the show with What's Good in their in their lives and What We're Watching in sports this week. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Interview: Brad Stuver, Austin FC Goalkeeper and Trans Youth Advocate

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2022 40:52


    For this week's interview, Amira Rose Davis and Jessica Luther talked to Austin FC's goalkeeper, Brad Stuver, about his journey in the MLS, his service in the Austin community and his advocacy for trans youth in sport in Texas. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Ep. 244: The Hot, Cold and Tawdry Balls of the 2022 Men's World Cup Draw

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2022 60:27


    In this episode Shireen Ahmed, Brenda Elsey and Jessica Luther talk about the men's World Cup draw. But first they discuss their favorite event hosts and plan Brenda's application to host the Ballon d'Or. Then, they discuss part one of a gazillion in men's World Cup mess with the 2022 draw in Qatar. They dive into the colonial history, confusing governance of FIFA, infamous men's World Cup draw scandals -- including, yes, hot and cold balls -- and the ways human rights abuses in Qatar and all mega event host countries are continually silenced. Following this discussion, you'll hear a preview of Amira Rose Davis and Jessica Luther's interview with Austin FC's goalkeeper, Brad Stuver. Next, they burn the worst of sports this week on the Burn Pile. Then, they celebrate those making sports better including Torchbearers of the Week, the Australian women's cricket team who just won the Women's Cricket World Cup. They wrap up the show with What's Good in their in their lives and What We're Watching in sports this week. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Interview: Jon Morosi, MLB Network Broadcaster, on the Global Future of Baseball

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2022 41:08


    In this episode, Brenda Elsey interviews Jon Morosi, MLB and NHL Network broadcaster, on how Major League Baseball's new CBA impacts international players, Spanish language learning in baseball, his hopes for the league grow globally and what he's looking forward to in this upcoming season. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Ep. 243: Hanging Up The Racket: Retirement and Aging in Sport

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2022 52:23


    In this episode Brenda Elsey, Shireen Ahmed and Lindsay Gibbs talk aging and retirement in sports. But first, they discuss fun sports moments of the last week, like Justin Bieber's new Maple Leafs Jersey. Then, they unpack the ways that aging is viewed, delayed and exacerbated through sport. From the recent surprise retirement of 25-year-old tennis phenom Ash Barty to the unretirement of Tom Brady to the ways athletes in many sports are playing longer and longer, they also discuss the ways that personal economics, identity and redemption narratives are linked to how and when (and if!) athletes retire. Following this discussion, you'll hear a preview of Brenda's interview with Jon Morosi, MLB Network broadcaster on all things Major League Baseball. Next, they burn the worst of sports this week on the Burn Pile. Then, they celebrate those making sports better including Torchbearer of the Week, aforementioned tennis superstar Ash Barty for her success on the court and leadership in moving on to her next chapter. They wrap up the show with What's Good in their in their lives and What We're Watching in sports this week. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Interview: Jenny Nguyen, Owner of The Sports Bra Bar

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2022 35:33


    In this episode, Shireen Ahmed talks with Jenny Nguyen, owner of The Sports Bra, a bar for women's sports in Portland, Oregon opening April 1, 2022. They discuss everything from the menu and decor, to why it is important to have a community space dedicated to women's sports. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Ep. 242: Bitches Be Laborin'

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2022 48:35


    In this episode, Amira Rose Davis and Shireen Ahmed join forces for a spectacular grab bag episode about all the sports madness of March. But first, Amira quizzes Shireen on memorable March Madness moments that Shireen hasn't seen. Then, they dive into the a myriad of sports news in recent weeks, including what's going on with the Premier Hockey Federation and the Professional Women's Hockey Players Association, Naomi Osaka being heckled at the Indian Wells tennis tournament, Canadian bobsleigh and skeleton athletes calling for executive resignations and how dominance curiously impacts fandom of the Champs League. Following this discussion, you'll hear a preview of Shireen's interview with Jenny Nguyen about The Sports Bra, a bar for women's sports in Portland, OR. Next, they burn the worst of sports this week on the Burn Pile. Then, they celebrate those making sports better, including Torchbearer of the Week Lia Thomas, the Penn swimmer who is the first transgender athlete to win an NCAA DI championship in any sport with her 500-yard freestyle victory. They wrap up the show with What's Good in their in their lives and What We're Watching in sports this week. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Interview: David Goldblatt and Brittany Peterson on Climate Change and Sport

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2022 49:29


    In this episode, Brenda Elsey interviews two experts on issues related to climate change and sport. First, she speaks with Associated Press journalist Brittany Peterson about her reporting on a pond hockey tournament in Colorado impacted by a lack of ice. Then, she talks with David Goldblatt, famed football writer, about how global football is both threatened by and contributes to the climate crisis, as well as his sustainability project Football for Future. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/ Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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