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Oakland A's Podcast
A's Cast - A's Cast Live - November 19

Oakland A's Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 20, 2021 204:35


On the November 19 edition of A's Cast Live, our weekly all baseball talk show Monday through Friday, Chris Townsend discussed the MVP winners (10:00), former A's players who became broadcasters (1:04:10), Brent Honeywell and what he brings to the A's (2:03:35) and how to evaluate pitchers moving forward (2:37:35). He was joined by Roxy Bernstein (27:00), Former A's Catcher and Mets analyst for SNY, Anthony Recker (52:05), Yankees Reporter for WFAN, Sweeny Murti (1:18:35), Ken Korach (1:44:50) and ESPN MLB analyst, Doug Glanville (2:22:15). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

LT Brings The Heat | Baseball & Strength Development
52. Guest John De Visser | Average Velocity Increases vs The Past | Training, South Alabama, College Baseball, & Much More!

LT Brings The Heat | Baseball & Strength Development

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 75:20


Sean sits down with guest and South Alabama Family John De Visser! They talk on a wide a range of topics like why is the average pitcher throwing harder nowadays, training athletes, coaching high school baseball, reminiscing about South Alabama days, pro players at South Alabama, 170+ Pitch CG's, becoming a professional BP Shagger, Competitive streaks as athletes and now coaches, and much much more! This is a great one!

Locked On White Sox - Daily Podcast On The Chicago White Sox
Episode 365: Mailbag and Fixing Backup Catcher

Locked On White Sox - Daily Podcast On The Chicago White Sox

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 33:10


In this episode of Locked On White Sox, we take a look at what went wrong at the Catcher spot in 2021, and how it can improve. We also hear you out on your "just crazy enough to work" trade proposals. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline AG There is only 1 place that has you covered and 1 place we trust. Betonline.ag! Sign up today for a free account at betonline.ag and use that promocode: LOCKEDON for your 50% welcome bonus. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Locked On Braves - Daily Podcast On The Atlanta Braves
Braves Sign Manny Pina as Backup Catcher

Locked On Braves - Daily Podcast On The Atlanta Braves

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 27:30


The Atlanta Braves make their first big move of the offseason by signing catcher Manny Pina to a two-year, $8 million deal. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline AG There is only 1 place that has you covered and 1 place we trust. Betonline.ag! Sign up today for a free account at betonline.ag and use that promocode: LOCKEDON for your 50% welcome bonus. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Locked On Brewers- Daily Podcast On The Milwaukee Brewers

We look at the internal and external options for the Milwaukee Brewers opening at backup catcher. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline AG There is only 1 place that has you covered and 1 place we trust. Betonline.ag! Sign up today for a free account at betonline.ag and use that promocode: LOCKEDON for your 50% welcome bonus. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Star Trek Universe Podcast
Prodigy 1x04 - "Dreamcatcher” Review

Star Trek Universe Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 35:51


Star Trek: Prodigy has been great, and this week is no exception! Join us as we discuss 1x04 "Dreamcatcher!"Join Us:Site: https://startrekucast.comApple: http://bit.ly/StuCastSpotify: http://bit.ly/StarTrekUCastStitcher: http://bit.ly/StuCast1Spreaker: http://bit.ly/StuCastSpreakerFB page: http://bit.ly/FBTrekCastFB Group: http://bit.ly/FBTrekGroupInsta: http://bit.ly/IGTrekCast

Locked On Giants – Daily Podcast On The San Francisco Giants
Inbox: Will Joey Bart be the Giants' primary catcher on Opening Day 2022?

Locked On Giants – Daily Podcast On The San Francisco Giants

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 30:06


On today's Locked On Giants podcast, host Ben Kaspick answers questions from listeners about the San Francisco Giants' 2021-22 offseason. Among the questions asked and answered are: Chances the team signs/trades for a veteran catcher vs. letting Joey Bart go in as their No. 1 choice for the catching position? Do you think Bart will actually start Opening Day? Or do you think the Giants will trade for the Yankees or Cubs starting catchers (Gary Sanchez, Willson Contreras), who only have one year remaining on their current contract, and have Bart No. 2 for the whole season and Curt Casali No. 3? Your thoughts on Brian Sabean vs. Farhan Zaidi after 3 seasons? Not results but more style, persona, media engagement, management style. What is the likelihood the Giants do at least one trade involving a mid-tier MLB player? They have a surplus of quality outfield prospects that should be attractive to many teams. Which current Giants pitching prospect has the best chance to make the starting rotation with an impressive spring training performance? Logan Webb extension: when? Do you like the Giants trading for someone like Jose Ramirez? Or is signing someone like Marcus Semien more likely? The Giants' offseason is going to be just as frustrating as the trade deadline, huh? Will they sign someone before December 1? Follow & Subscribe to the Locked On Giants Podcast on these platforms

LT Brings The Heat | Baseball & Strength Development
51. Power Hitter vs Hitters That Can Hit For Power

LT Brings The Heat | Baseball & Strength Development

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2021 36:35


Sean and Adam sit down and explain the differences between a power hitter and hitters that have the ability for hit for power at times. They discuss the popular problem of hitters trying to get too big with their swings and obsess with "trying" for home runs vs mastering hitting the ball hard with energy in the gaps! They share details on what power is and how you develop it over the years.

The Long Leash with James Jacobson
Ed Jamison: When the Dog Catcher Rebrands Animal Control | The Long Leash #37

The Long Leash with James Jacobson

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 51:03


You know that person at work who has a new idea every five minutes? Who says at least once a meeting, “I was thinking about it, and why don't we…?” That's Ed Jamison. But he's not some tech entrepreneur – he's an expert in animal welfare with decades of government experience, and now the Director of Operation Kindness in Carrollton, Texas. Ed joins us today to explain how he has used data to help governments revamp their animal control programs into animal welfare programs. He's got a huge catalog of dog stories dating back decades to his days as a newbie Animal Warden in Ohio, where he convinced his bemused supervisors to try new methods to old problems by staying on budget. Or his time as Chief Animal Control Officer in Cleveland, where he rebranded both the agency (to Animal Welfare and Control) and the negative reputation of the city's rescue pittie population to the very cool City Dogs. Whether taking dogs out for jogs to leverage their need for exercise into positive marketing for pittbulls, showing up at any dog-friendly business with super awesome rescues, lowering euthanasia rates in Dallas (where he served as Director of Dallas Animal Services), starting a pet food bank for people in need, to literally saving lives – dog AND human – by reducing loose dogs on the street, Ed has been searching for leverage in animal welfare. Stepping into the directorship of Operation Kindness makes Ed's work, for the first time, non-governmental. Now that he has private support and funding for his big ideas, he's able to help the already-pioneering 501c3 to help even more people. As the pandemic rages, he's got the animals in mind – because as he points out, behind every animal in need, there is a human in need, too. About Ed Jamison Ed Jamison became CEO of Operation Kindness in March of 2021. Previously, Ed was Chief Animal Control Officer for the City of Cleveland. He then served as the Director of Dallas Animal Services (DAS), where he led a staff of more than 200 employees, rebuilt the volunteer base, and instituted new, progressive programming. The “Dallas 90” campaign was designed to help create a community where all people and animals are safe, treated with respect, and have access to the resources needed to thrive. Ed's policies and programs have been copied all over the country. He is currently the President of Texas Unites, Vice President of the National Animal Care & Control Association, and Board Member for the Association of Animal Welfare Advancement and Shelter Animals Count. Ed's love for animals means that he also has many pets at home, including a few foster fails. His pets include his dogs (Gurble and Esme), cats (Bertram, Deliah, Riley, Weston, Nestor, Merwin, Scrappy, and Kiwi), goldfish (Iragoo), cows (Cookie, Sprout, and Oliver), and miniature donkeys (Fern and Evie). https://www.operationkindness.org/ https://twitter.com/opkindness https://www.instagram.com/operationkindness/ https://www.facebook.com/OperationKindness/ https://www.youtube.com/user/OpKindness https://www.linkedin.com/company/operation-kindness https://www.tiktok.com/@operationkindness About The Long Leash  Thank you for joining us. If you have enjoyed listening, please SUBSCRIBE so you'll never miss out! Check out Dog Podcast Network for other dog-adjacent shows.  Follow us in Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. 

Midnight Train Podcast
Cursed Movies

Midnight Train Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 119:32


 In a world, where the midnight train podcast is at the top of the podcast game, one thing has the power to destroy everything they have worked for. This week their world will come crumbling down as everything they've achieved will be tested and possibly destroyed due to the madness that is (dun dun duuuuuuuunnnnn) cursed Movies!!! Tonight on the midnight train we are combining two of our favorite things…. This podcast and lots and lots of beer…YEAH! Oh wait, we do that every week… Oh, that's right, it's this podcast and….moooovies!! But… In true midnight train fashion, we can't just talk about movies…. We're gonna talk about cursed movies!!! That's right we are going to look at movies that for one reason or another have led to tragedy during and after the movies were made! Everything is on the table from health issues like cancer, accidental deaths while filming, people going crazy after filming, and just about everything else you can think of. Should be a fun and creepy ride discussing all these movies with you passengers and, in case you're wondering, yes we're still going to have a movies list at the end.    Ok so let's get into this and see what we have as far as cursed movies!   We're gonna start it with a big one since we just covered the subject matter of the film! The first cursed movie on our list is the exorcist. The filming of THE EXORCIST was done over nine months. The main set, a reproduction of the Georgetown home, was built in a warehouse in New York. During the filming, several curious incidents and accidents took place on the set and plagued those involved with the production. In addition, the budget of the film rose from $5 million to more than twice that amount. Obviously, any film production that lasts for more than a month or so will see its share of accidents and mishaps, but THE EXORCIST seems to have been particularly affected by unforeseeable calamities. Coincidence? Perhaps, but it left the cast and crew rightfully shaken.    The first incident occurred around 2:30 a.m. one Sunday morning when a fire broke out on the set. There was only one security guard at the Ceco 54th Street Studios when the McNeil house set caught fire and burned. The fire was the result of a bad electrical circuit, but it shut down filming for six weeks while the set was reconstructed from scratch. Ironically, as soon as the new set was ready, the sprinkler system broke down, causing an additional two-week delay.    Few of the actors in the film escaped personal troubles during the shoot. Just as Max Von Sydow (who played Father Merrin) touched down in New York to film his first scenes, he received a phone call saying that his brother died unexpectedly in Sweden. Von Sydow himself later became very ill during the filming. Irish actor Jack MacGowran (who played Burke Dennings) died only one week after his character was killed by the demon in the movie. Jason Miller (who played Father Karras) was stunned when his young son, Jordan, was struck down on an empty beach by a motorcyclist who appeared out of nowhere. The boy ALMOST died. THAT'S GOOD NEWS! Ellen Burstyn (who played Chris McNeill) wrenched her back badly during one scene when she was slapped by the possessed girl. The stunt went badly awry and she was laid up in bed for several weeks afterward, causing more delays in the filming. They had a rig attached to her where a guy offscreen would pull a rope that was tied to her to get that “smacked hard as shit and launched across the room” look the director wanted. Apparently, the director didn't like the first take or two and told the guy with the rope to yoke the living piss out of her. He got his shot. She screwed up her back.    In New York, one of the carpenters accidentally cut off his thumb on the set and one of the lighting technicians lost a toe. This was all over the news at the time due to the mixup at the hospital where they put the wrong appendages on the wrong patients. Yep, they switched the toe for the thumb. And if you believed that, well… I'm not sorry even a little bit. Anyway, The exorcist's location trip to Iraq was delayed from the spring, which is relatively cool, to July, the hottest part of the summer, when the temperature rose to 130 degrees and higher. Out of the eighteen-man crew that was sent there, Friedkin lost the services of nine of them, at one time or another, due to dysentery (which is super shitty) or sunstroke. To make matters worse, the bronze statue of the neo-Assyrian winged demon Pazazu, which was packed in a ten-foot crate, got lost in an air shipment from Los Angeles and ended up in Hong Kong, which caused another two-week delay.    "I don't know if it was a jinx, really," actress Ellen Burstyn later said. "But there were some really strange goings-on during the making of the film. We were dealing with some really heavy material and you don't fool around with that kind of material without it manifesting in some way. There were many deaths in the film. Linda's grandfather died, the assistant cameraman's wife had a baby that died, the man who refrigerated the set died, the janitor who took care of the building was shot and killed … I think overall there were nine deaths during the course of the film, which is an incredible amount… it was scary." Unholy shit, batman!   Things got so bad that William Friedkin took some drastic measures. Father Thomas Bermingham, S.J., from the Jesuit community at Fordham University, had been hired as a technical advisor for the film, along with Father John Nicola, who, while not a Jesuit, had been taught by Jesuit theologians at St. Mary of the Lake Seminary in Mundelein, Illinois. Friedkin came to Bermingham and asked him to exorcise the set. The priest was unable to perform an actual exorcism, but he did give a solemn blessing in a ceremony that was attended by everyone then on the set, from Max Von Sydow to the technicians and grips. "Nothing else happened on the set after the blessing,” Bermingham stated, "but around that time, there was a fire in the Jesuit residence set in Georgetown." And while nothing else tragic occurred on the set, strange events and odd coincidences were reported during the post-production work on the film. "There were strange images and visions that showed up on film that were never planned," Friedkin later claimed. "There are double exposures in the little girl's face at the end of one reel that are unbelievable."   As we talked about in previous episodes, The film opened on December 26, 1973, to massive crowds. Within weeks of the first public screenings of the film, stories started to make the rounds that audience members were fainting and vomiting in the theaters. There were also reports of disturbing nightmares and reportedly, several theater ushers had to be placed under a doctor's care, or quit their jobs, after experiencing successive showings of the movie. In numerous cities that were checked after THE EXORCIST had run for several weeks, reporters found that every major hospital had been forced to deal with patients who reported, after seeing the film, severe cases of vomiting and hallucinations. There were also reports of people being carried out of theaters in stretchers. What do you think, passengers? Mere publicity stunts, or was this the real thing?    The info for this cursed movie came from a great article on americanhauntingsink.com check them out!   Next up we're gonna dive into a sweet little movie about a tree, a child's toy, and REAL SKELETONS IN THE SWIMMING POOL! Yep, you guessed it, poltergeist! The curse of Poltergeist spawned many theories about why the movie and its sequels were cursed with so much tragedy, with one suggesting the use of real-life human bones in the original film caused the hauntings.   Actress JoBeth Williams - who played the mother, Diane Freeling - is seen dropping into a pool of skeletons in one spooky scene and she later reveals the bones were real. She told TVLand: "In my innocence and naiveté, I assumed that these were not real skeletons.   "I assumed that they were prop skeletons made out of plastic or rubber . . . I found out, as did the crew, that they were using real skeletons, because it's far too expensive to make fake skeletons out of rubber."   Just four months after the film's release, tragedy struck with actress Dominique Dunne, who played the family's eldest daughter Dana, who became the victim of a grisly murder. On the day before Halloween in 1982, the actress, 22, was strangled by her ex-boyfriend John Thomas Sweeney outside their home in West Hollywood. She survived the attack but was left in a coma. She never regained consciousness and died five days later. Sweeney was later convicted of voluntary manslaughter and spent three and half years of a six-year sentence behind bars for the killing. He changed his name to John Maura so if you want to let him know what a twat he is, I mean… we can't stop you.   In the years after the film's release movie bosses plowed ahead with plans for a sequel and Poltergeist II: The Other Side hit cinemas in 1986. Among the cast was Will Sampson, best known for playing Chief Bromden in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest opposite Jack Nicholson. The actor - cast as shaman Taylor in the movie - was concerned about the use of real skeletons in the first film and offered to perform a real-life exorcism. He's believed to have conducted the ceremony alone and in the middle of the night, but the cast reportedly felt relieved afterward. However, less than a year after the film's release - the curse had claimed another victim. Sampson had long-term health problems as he suffered from a degenerative condition called scleroderma, which affected his heart and lungs. He underwent a heart and lung transplant in the summer of 1987 but died of post-operative kidney failure on June 3.    Ok, this one is sad and you've probably heard of it. The most famous victim of the Poltergeist curse was Heather O'Rourke. She appeared as Carol Anne in the first two films as well as the third installment, Poltergeist III, which hit cinemas in 1988. She died just four months before the movie's release at only 12 years of age. In January 1988, Heather fell ill with what appeared to be flu-like symptoms. She collapsed at home the following day and was rushed to the hospital. She suffered a cardiac arrest but doctors were able to revive her and they diagnosed her with intestinal stenosis - a partial obstruction of the intestine. She underwent surgery, but went into cardiac arrest again in recovery and doctors were unable to save her. She passed away in February 1988, just weeks after her 12th birthday, and it was later reported she died from congenital stenosis and septic shock. Absolutely heartbreaking.   Character actor Lou Perryman became the second cast member to fall victim to murder. He played Pugsley in the original movie and suffered a brutal end in 1992 when he was hacked to death with an ax aged 67. A convict recently released from prison, Seth Christopher Tatum, confessed he had killed Perryman at his home after coming off his medication and going on a drinking binge. Tatum pleaded guilty to his murder in 2011 and was sentenced to life in prison.   Actor Richard Lawson played one of the parapsychologists, Ryan, in the original film (not the guy who ate the chicken with the maggots… you're welcome) and he came close to becoming another victim of the curse in 1992. He was involved in a terrifying plane crash in 1992 when the USAir Flight 405 crashed into New York City's Flushing Bay on route to guess where? Cleveland friggin Ohio. The crash claimed the lives of 27 of the 51 passengers, but Lawson was among the survivors. He put his lucky escape down to a last-minute seat change that saved his life. Lawson went on to be part of showbiz royalty when he married Beyonce's mother, Tina Knowles in 2015.   Info for this movie was taken from mirror.co.uk.    Next up how about… Hmm…. Oh, I know… The omen! The 2976 version of course. Obviously, Moody is a time traveler and saw the upcoming remake, 955 friggin years in the future! No! It was 1976! Of all the world's cursed film productions, The Omen is considered to have one of the worst movie curses of all time. The 1976 film tells the story of a man who accidentally adopts Damien the Antichrist as his son and the movie remains one of horror's most successful franchises. But what was so odious about the set that led producers to believe the devil was punishing them for making the movie? Is The Omen really cursed? The Omen film set haunting includes death, injury, and lots of lightning bolts: after all, the creator himself warned the cast and crew that Satan wasn't going to like what they were doing. Here's what happened behind the scenes of The Omen movie and why, despite its several sequels and a 2006 remake, it remains one of history's movies that indeed may have angered Satan himself!   In June 1975, Gregory Peck's son, Jonathan Peck, killed himself with a bullet to the head, two months before filming was to start. Several strange events then surrounded the production.   For protection on the set of "The Omen," Bernhard wore a Coptic cross. In an interview, Bernhard spoke about the production's eerie events, which included the death of an animal trainer.   Precisely one day after they shot the sequence involving the baboons at the animal center, Bernhard said that a tiger seized the animal trainer by the head, causing his death immediately. Whhhaat the fuuuuuck?   One of the most haunting stories surrounding The Omen didn't happen during the shoot, but during the production of the World War II epic A Bridge Too Far. John Richardson, who did special effects on The Omen, was involved in a head-on collision that beheaded his girlfriend, eerily mirroring the decapitation scene with David Warner. Supposedly, after the crash, Richardson saw a street sign that said, "Ommen, 66.6 km." This accident occurred after The Omen had wrapped production, but many of course linked it to the evil aura of the film.   Several planes were also set ablaze, including the plane carrying Peck and screenwriter David Seltzer. Meanwhile, Bernhard said they had to land in Nova Scotia after flying back from England. He added:   "We had the film on board... Dick [Donner] and I were very, very nervous." IRA bombs ripped through a hotel, in which executive producer Mace Neufeld and his wife stayed, and another in which prominent executives and stars, including Peck, were to have dinner.   Once word got back to Fox about all the terrible incidents that plagued production, the studio saw it as a great way to drum up a ton of publicity and add to the film's ominous aura. They also put a great tagline into the film's ad campaign:                        You have been warned. If something frightening happens to you today, think about it. It may be The Omen.   As Donner recalled in The Omen: Curse or Coincidence, "If we had been making a comedy, you would have recalled all the funny, great, ridiculous, silly moments that happened in that film. if you were doing a love story, you'd remember all the times somebody left their wife, fell in love... You're doing The Omen, anything that happens on that film, you don't tell about the jokes, you don't talk about the love stories, you don't even think about them. You think about things that coincidentally could have been something to do with The Omen. We had lots of them."   Creepy stuff right there my friends.   Next up we have one of my personal all-time favorites, the crow! The Crow began filming in Wilmington, North Carolina, in 1993. Cursed Films revealed that before production got underway, a mysterious caller left a voicemail message warning the crew not to shoot the movie because bad things would happen. Eerily, two on-set electricians were involved in an accident in which their truck hit a live wire. One of the men experienced second and third-degree burns and lost both ears.   Disaster also struck the entire production when a hurricane destroyed the movie set. That is when the “curse of The Crow” rumors began circulating in Hollywood. The star of The Crow, Brandon Lee, was the son of martial arts legend, Bruce Lee. The elder Lee died during the production of his final film. Some fans speculated that the Chinese mafia had placed a hit on the actor for betraying martial arts secrets. Others suspected that he had been struck by an insidious death blow at an earlier time.   The most popular theory about The Dragon's death is that he was a victim of the Lee Family Curse. His older brother had died, and Lee's parents believed there was a demon targeting the males in the Lee family.   Like his father, Brandon Lee died before he finished filming The Crow. In a fluke accident, the performer was shot while completing an action sequence, as described in Cursed Films. The crew used what are called ‘dummy rounds,' for the scene, but there was something in the barrel of the gun that acted as a lethal projectile, killing Lee.    To complete the final photography for The Crow, the man who had been working as Lee's stunt double wore a mask in his image.   Crazy stuff!   How about some of our patented quick hitters!    The Conqueror" is a whitewashed 1956 film with John Wayne as Genghis Khan. The film was shot at a location downwind from a nuclear testing site, causing dozens of crew members to eventually die of cancer. so maybe not so much a curse as a poor choice of locations.   Apocalypse Now"   The horror! Francis Ford Coppola was tempting fate when he decided to film "Apocalypse Now" during monsoon season. Big mistake. The monsoon destroyed multiple sets, Martin Sheen suffered a heart attack during filming, and Coppola was so stressed that he suffered a seizure, according to The Independent. "Apocalypse Now" (1979) turned out to be a masterpiece anyway, but the documentary "Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse" about its making is just as engrossing.    "Fitzcarraldo"    Dysentery. Injuries. Fights among the crew. Nothing seemed to go right during the filming of 1982's "Fitzcarraldo." The story concerns hauling a boat over a hill, which the crew literally accomplished, but not without the same nightmarish difficulty as is depicted in the film. And in the end, director Werner Herzog looked as mad and overly driven as its hero. Check out the documentary "Burden of Dreams" for more.   The Superman Curse    Comic book movie fans may know about the "Superman Curse," which is said to afflict multiple actors involved in Superman films. Christopher Reeve was paralyzed following a horse accident. And Margot Kidder, who played Lois opposite Reeve, suffered from bipolar disorder, according to TCM. Also, the original Superman, George Reeves, supposedly committed suicide. His death at age 45 from a gunshot remains a controversial subject; the official finding was suicide, but some believe that he was murdered or the victim of an accidental shooting.   "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers"    Bad luck ran amok in Middle Earth during the filming of 2002's "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers." DVD interviews revealed that multiple actors and stuntmen suffered injuries while shooting the film's elaborate fight sequences. The worst was Viggo Mortensen, who broke his toe and chipped his tooth while filming.   The Exorcism of Emily rose   Dexter star Jennifer Carpenter reported that during the making of The Exorcism of Emily Rose — in which she played a big-screen version of German woman Anneliese Michel, whose poor health and subsequent death was blamed on a failed exorcism — her radio would mysteriously turn on and off. From an interview with Dread Central:   Q: A common question when making a film like this; did anything weird happen during filming?   JC: I thought about that when it happened, and two or three times when I was going to sleep my radio came on by itself. The only time it scared me was once because it was really loud and it was Pearl Jam's “Alive” (laughs). Laura's TV came on a couple of times.   Q: At 3:00 a.m.?   JC: Mine wasn't 3:00 a.m. I was born at 3:00 a.m. but it hasn't happened to me. I did check.   We'll totally do an episode on Analiese one of these days   Psycho Myra Jones (aka Myra Davis) was the uncredited body double/stand-in for Psycho star Janet Leigh during the making of Hitchcock's 1960 film. A handyman named Kenneth Dean Hunt, who was supposedly a Hitchcock “obsessive,” murdered her.   The Conjuring   Real-life ghost hunters Ed and Lorraine Warren, who aided the real-life Amityville Horror case, investigated the haunting of the Perron family home — a farmhouse plagued by generations of death, disaster, and a possessed doll. The case inspired James Wan's supernatural film, which left some audiences in the Philippines with such a fright there were priests available at screenings to bless viewers and provide counseling. On and off-set paranormal incidents — including strange claw marks on star Vera Farmiga's computer, Wan's tormented dog growling at invisible intruders, a strange wind (that apparently put Carolyn Perron in the hospital), and fire — were reported.   The Innkeepers   Filmed at the reportedly haunted hotel the Yankee Pedlar Inn in Torrington, Connecticut, The Innkeepers director Ti West was skeptical about the strange occurrences during the making of his movie. Still, creepy stories from the set became the focus in the press. From an interview with West:   I'm a skeptic so I don't really buy it. But I've definitely seen doors close by themselves; I've seen a TV turn off and on by itself; lights would always burn out in my room. Everyone on the crew has very vivid dreams every night, which is really strange.   The one story that is the most intriguing to me — In the film, the most haunted room is the Honeymoon Suite. That's where the ghost stuff started in the hotel. The only reason I picked the room that I picked to shoot in, was because it was big enough to do a dolly shot. No more thought went into it other than pure technical reasons. So when we're finishing the movie, I find out that the most haunted room in real life is the room I picked to be the haunted room in the movie. It could be a coincidence. It's weird that it happened that way. . . . [Star] Sara Paxton would wake up in the middle of the night thinking someone was in the room with her. Everyone has stories, but I was too busy saying, “Let's shoot this! We have 17 days!   Atuk"    "Atuk" is a movie so cursed that it never got made. The project, based on a 1963 Mordecai Richler novel about an Eskimo in New York, had four different men attached to play the lead while in development hell through the 1970s and '80s: John Belushi, Sam Kinison, John Candy, and Chris Farley. All four died shortly after entering negotiations to be in the film. Holy shit!    Ok how about twilight zone the movie. The 1983 film 'Twilight Zone: The Movie' directed by John Landis and Steven Spielberg gained publicity pre-release because of the deaths of lead actor Vic Morrow and two child extras during the filming of the helicopter crash scene. The children were illegally hired to play the role in this scene, as Landis would go on to reveal in the subsequent trial. It was also prohibited to make children work after a certain hour in the evening. However, Landis insisted that the scene would have to entail a late-night setting to seem more authentic. This was the last scene in the film. It also included explosions as a helicopter flew over the village while Morrow would run across the street to save the Vietnamese children from the explosion. Testing for the scene sparked concerns when the helicopter seemed to vigorously rock at the explosion but despite this, Landis' need to capture the explosion took priority. He reportedly said, "You think that was big? You ain't seen nothing yet." At the controls of this helicopter was a Vietnam War veteran named Dorcey Wingo, who had just joined the movie business. When the cameras began filming, the pyrotechnic fireball that had been fired as part of the explosion hit the helicopter, engulfing it in flames. The helicopter then crashed into the river where the actors were standing — Morrow, 6-year-old Renee Chen, and 7-year-old Myca Dinh Le. Almost a hundred people were present when the tragedy occurred. The helicopter skidded right onto Renee, crushing her to death and when it toppled over, the main blade sliced through Morrow and Myca.   Rosemary's baby is next up on the list. Over the years, the myth surrounding Roman Polanski's 1968 film Rosemary's Baby has only grown in stature. The film is based on the 1967 novel of the same name by American novelist Ira Levin. He came up with the idea for the book in 1965, drawing inspiration from his wife who was pregnant at the time, his New York apartment, and the anxiety of being a parent.   The struggling writer imagined a world where there was no God and the devil was allowed to reign freely. This is evident in the iconic ending where Rosemary finds out that her husband sold her womb to Satan and that her child is the Antichrist. Levin was catapulted into the highest echelons of the literary world due to the success of his novel and a year later, a European auteur who was looking for his own Hollywood break decided to direct the film adaptation of his novel.   However, not everyone was pleased with Levin's attacks on religion. He faced severe backlash from the Catholic Church for his “blasphemy” and his wife left him the year the film was released. He was never the same man again, growing increasingly paranoid over the years. Levin repeatedly had to make public statements denouncing Satanism and told Dick Cavett that he had become “terrified” as he grew older. 30 years after the release of the film, Levin came up with a sequel titled Son of Rosemary but it tanked.   William Castle was the man who first recognized the potential of Levin's work and secured the rights to make a film adaptation. Best known for his work on B-grade horror films, Castle wanted to direct it initially but Paramount Pictures executive Robert Evans agreed to go ahead with the project only if Castle worked as a producer. In April of 1969, Castle was hospitalized because of severe kidney stones. He was already under a lot of stress due to the sheer volume of hate mail he received, a terrible consequence of being attached to Rosemary's Baby. In his autobiography, he claimed that he began to hallucinate scenes from the film during his surgery and even shouted, “Rosemary, for God's sake drop that knife!” Although Castle recovered, he never reached that level of success again.   Producer Robert Evans was not exempt from this alleged curse either. He had risen to the top with major hits like Rosemary's Baby and The Godfather. However, he was convicted of cocaine trafficking in 1980 and got a suspended prison sentence. As a part of his plea bargain, Evans had to make an anti-drug commercial. Three years later, the producer would get caught up in the high-profile murder of Roy Radin which has come to be known as the “Cotton Club murder”. Despite two witnesses testifying that Evans was involved in the case, he was later cleared of the charges. In 1993, he told The New York Times, “I had 10 years of a horrific life, Kafkaesque. There were nights I cried myself to sleep.”   This is arguably the most renowned story that is related to Rosemary's Baby. In autumn of 1968, composer Krzysztof Komeda, who worked on the film, fell off a rocky escarpment while partying and went into a four-month coma. Coincidentally, this affliction is exactly what the witches in Levin's book subject Rosemary's suspicious friend to. Komeda never came out of the coma and died in Poland the following year.   John Lennon was assassinated outside The Dakota in 1980, the famous building where they filmed Rosemary's Baby. Producer Robert Evans claimed that the whole time he was on set at the apartment building he felt a “distinctly eerie feeling”. Lennon was gunned down by alleged “fan” Mark David Chapman who was influenced by Salinger's novel The Catcher in the Rye and the loneliness of protagonist Holden Caulfield. However, the fleeting association with the film has led fans of the film to link Lennon's assassination with the “curse” of the film. It can be said that the primary reason why the myth of the curse came about was the brutal murder of Polanski's wife, actress Sharon Tate. Polanski even wanted to cast Tate as Rosemary but Evans was adamant about Mia Farrow's involvement. A year after the film's release, Tate and her friends were stabbed to death by followers of cult leader Charles Manson. Tate was eight-and-a-half months pregnant at the time of her demise. The members of the Manson Family delivered around 100 stab wounds to the four victims and wrote “Helter Skelter” on the wall in blood.   After his wife and unborn son were killed, Polanski indulged in substance abuse to cope with things but he ended up exemplifying human depravity. While guest editing the French edition of Vogue in 1977, the director preyed upon a 13-year old girl and persuaded her to participate in multiple photoshoots. During the second shoot at Jack Nicholson's house, he incapacitated the minor with champagne and half a Quaalude before sexually violating her multiple times.   Although he was arrested for the felony and spent 42 days in jail, Polanski became a fugitive and fled to France to avoid facing charges. Since then, he has lived the life of a criminal and has avoided traveling to countries where he can be extradited back to the US.   Ok, let's round things out with the wizard of oz. Despite its commercial success, The Wizard of Oz is seen by some as cursed. There were so many serious accidents onset that those Oscar-nominated special effects almost cost cast members their lives, from the two actors playing winged monkeys crashing to the ground when the wires that hoisted them up in the air broke, to the Wicked Witch of the West's stunt double Betty Danko injuring her left leg when the broomstick exploded.   Buddy Ebsen was originally cast in the role of the Tin Woodman, a.k.a. the Tin Man, but he was essentially poisoned by the makeup, which was made of pure aluminum dust. Nine days after filming started he was hospitalized, sitting under an oxygen tent. When he was not getting better fast enough, the filmmakers hired Jack Haley to be the Tin Man instead. This time, instead of applying the aluminum powder, the makeup artists mixed it into a paste and painted it on him. He did develop an infection in his right eye that needed medical attention, but it ended up being treatable.   Margaret Hamilton — who played the Wicked Witch of the West and was the one tipped who Harmetz off to the turmoil on set more than three decades later for her 1977 book — got burns, and the makeup artists had to rush to remove her copper makeup so that it wouldn't seep through her wounds and become toxic. Unlike Ebsen, she didn't get fired because they could live without her on the set for several more weeks.   An actor playing one of the Wicked Witch of the West's soldiers accidentally jumped on top of Dorothy's Toto, Carl Spitz, the dog trainer on set, told Harmetz. The dog (a female Cairn terrier named Terry) sprained its foot, and Spitz had to get a canine double. Terry did recover and returned to the set a few weeks later.   In a memoir by Judy Garland's third husband, Sid Luft, published posthumously in 2017, he writes that, after bar-hopping in Culver City, the actors who played the munchkins “would make Judy's life miserable by putting their hands under her dress.” Harmetz says it's true that the actors would go drinking near the Culver City hotel where they stayed, but she says their interactions with Garland did not rise to the level of what Luft described. “Nobody on the movie ever saw her or heard of a munchkin assaulting her,” said one worker on the film. Garland did say the drinking was annoying in an interview with talk-show host Jack Paar, but experts on Garland's life say that her rant about being scarred by the rowdy behavior on set may have been a deflection from the real damage she suffered during that time, at the hands of the studio. Garland was only 16 when she made The Wizard of Oz, and her struggles with depression and disordered eating started at an early age and continued for the rest of her life. She claimed that the studio executives gave her uppers and sleeping pills so she could keep up with the demanding pace of show business. She struggled with drug addiction and attempted suicide several times before she died of an accidental overdose on June 22, 1969, at just 47 years old.   The film went through four different producers by the time it was through.   Richard Thorpe, the first director, insisted that Judy Garland wear a blonde wig and thick makeup to depict Dorothy. When Buddy Epsen got sick from his Tin Man makeup and filming shut down for two weeks, the studio fired Thorpe and replaced him with George Cukor of My Fair Lady fame. Cukor encouraged Garland to wear natural makeup and play Dorothy less cartoonish and more natural. Cukor later left the film to work on Gone with the Wind instead and Viktor Fleming took his place. However, Cukor came back a few weeks later after getting fired from Gone With the Wind by Clark Gable (supposedly he was fired when Gable found out he was homosexual).   Director King Vidor was responsible for most of the sepia sequences and also helped Mervyn LeRoy with editing in post-production.   Not only did the public think former kindergarten teacher Margaret Hamilton was really evil following the first airing of The Wizard of Oz — she also suffered physically for the role. Hamilton received second and third-degree burns all over her body when the green copper makeup she was wearing got too hot during the fire scene. Her stunt double spent months in the hospital after a prop broom exploded — they were using a double because Hamilton got injured on an earlier take.   Stage makeup and prosthetics in 1939 were nowhere near what they are today. Ray Bolger's Scarecrow makeup left deeply embedded marks in his skin that didn't disappear for more than a year after the movie wrapped up filming. Luckily, this would never happen today.   How bout that hanging munchkin… Well, sorry folks. That seems to be fake. In a scene where Dorothy, the Scarecrow (Ray Bolger), and the Tin Man (Jack Haley) are skipping down the Yellow Brick Road, singing “we're off to see the wizard, the wonderful Wizard of Oz,” some think the dark, moving figure hanging from a tree in the background is an actor who hanged himself on set. More likely, it's one of the exotic birds that the filmmakers borrowed from the Los Angeles Zoo to create a wilderness setting. The rumor has been circulating since around 1989, the time of the 50th anniversary of the film's release. Alright, there you have it… Cursed movies!!!  Obscure 90s horror movies you need to see   https://www.ranker.com/list/obscure-1990s-horror-movies/christopher-myers

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The Fan Morning Show
Pirates Gold Glove Catcher Jacob Stallings

The Fan Morning Show

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 13:21


Fresh off getting some hardware, Jacob joins us to talk about his journey as an MLB catcher and the work he's put in to be the best at his position defensively. Hear his thoughts about the young Bucs and the state of the game as well.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Murder Bucket
Ep. 50 Mark David Chapman Part 1

Murder Bucket

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 26:00


Mark David Chapman is the man who shot can killed famous singer, songwriter, musician and former Beatles member John Lennon. In tonight's episode, we are exploring his life from birth leading up to the moment right before he the pulled the trigger of his 0.38 revolver such as his work with a Vietnamese refugees at a resettlement camp, his odd obsession with The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger and of course, his hatred for all things fake! Enjoy a promo from my friends at Bedknobs and Broomflicks Follow us on all social media! Facebook - bucketmurd Twitter - Murdbucket Instagram - Murdbucket https://murderbucketpod.wordpress.com/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/murderbucket/support

Let's Go Ricky Ro! with Beto Duran
#64 John Buck - Catcher, All Star

Let's Go Ricky Ro! with Beto Duran

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 81:57


Former big league catcher John Buck with cool stories about catching Ricky, what it takes to be a catcher, the mental preparation needed and more.  And Thole checks in from Mets Fantasy Camp.

Join The Ranks
Episode 23: Catcher Musings and Candy Bars

Join The Ranks

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 92:26


Taylor (@TCasesLoaded) and Joe (@joegarino) invite new TDG writer, Jared Perkins (@JaredCP1) on to the pod to discuss where some big free agents might end up this offseason, early catcher rankings, and a plethora of excellent listener questions!

Todd Durkin IMPACT Show
Former MLB Catcher Now Serving an Even Bigger Mission | Ep. 221 with Nick Hundley

Todd Durkin IMPACT Show

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 54:48


This episode is going to blow you away. For many years, I trained standout MLB catcher Nick Hundley to be the best athlete he could be. And while he played professional baseball at a very high level for 11-years, what he's doing now is even way bigger and more IMPACTFUL.   As a matter of fact, Nick's role with the International Justice Mission (IJM) is to help protect again human trafficking and violence against women and children. He works on literally saving and rescuing young girls, women, and people enslaved to horrific crimes that happen in communities you would never imagine.    Specifically, this is what we cover in today's episode: - Nick's story, how he got into MLB, and how he played for so long. - Reminiscing about his “training days” with his workout group and his favorite parts of those days. - Working alongside former pitcher, and now GM of the Texas Rangers, Chris Young. - What is “IJM”-- seeking to protect people in poverty from violence, abuse, and human trafficking. - How bad is human trafficking? - Nick shares stories on the rescue of these girls and the goal to prosecute the people who are committing these horrific crimes. - The tremendous success stories of many of these girls. - Advice to anyone facing adversity in their life.   My mind was blown in this episode and I thank the IJM and all those who are fighting for the good of mankind, including Nick Hundley. You're going to enjoy this convo and marvel at what an amazing organization the IJM is and the IMPACT they are creating.    Please be sure to share today's episode. It will help the IJM fulfill its mission to rescue millions, protect half a billion and make justice unstoppable. Thank you! And please tag... IG/Twitter: @ToddDurkin @IJM FB: @ToddDurkinFQ10 #MLB #IJM #NickHundley www.IJM.org - International Justice Mission    ---   5:11 - Welcome Nick Hundley, former Major League Baseball player.   7:50 - How Nick got into Professional Baseball. Drafted to San Diego Padres in the second round and went on to play for Baltimore, Colorado, San Francisco, and then Oakland.   11:15 - Nick shares some of his greatest moments in his 11 year MLB career. Getting called up for the first time. Making the playoffs. 2013 first daughter born and then hitting a home run later that day. Homerun in San Francisco on both Mothers Day and Fathers Day with his parents in the stand.   14:04 - Working with Chris Young in the Major League front office. We wanted to make the game better and grow...and then COVID shut us down.   18:00 - Moving on to a new opportunity. IJM - International Justice Mission, seeking to protect people in poverty from violence.   21:12 - Nick talks about how bad is human trafficking is. Learning the process of what these young girls are going through. As an athlete, I have a platform and it's time to use it to make a difference!   24:52 - Nick's full-time role with IJM - International Justice Mission. 2 homes now for girls rescued from human trafficking - Violence against women and children. We are going after the people that are doing this.   28:00 - It's not a crime of passion...it's a crime of opportunity and they have the ability to get away with it.   Our mission at IJM is to protect over 500 million in poverty!   29:49 - Nick shares a few success stories from some of the girls saved. 9 have graduated from college. One of the gals now runs one of the houses.   33:20 - What Nick would say to the girls. Have the ability to persevere no matter what...keep going and grinding it out! Love...Trust...Gratitude, How can you be grateful for the battle!   39:11 - How Nick uses lessons from baseball with his role at IJM. It's a daily grind and connecting with the community.   44:47 - What Nick misses most about baseball. The outlet to entertain. Putting my skills to the test. Being around the guys..plane rides, meals, and being around like-minded people who grind it out   46:27 - What advice Nick would give to someone who is in transition. Find time to mourn your dream and be honest with yourself. Mad...Sad...Glad... are passions in your life that have been given to you   51:50 - Final words from Nick.   ---   About Nick Hundley:  Nick is a former professional baseball catcher who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the San Diego Padres, Baltimore Orioles, Colorado Rockies, San Francisco Giants, and Oakland Athletics. He was drafted in 2005 by the Padres in the second round and made his major-league debut in 2008.   November is IMPACT Month - We will have an array of events throughout the month to raise funds for the Durkin IMPACT Foundation and to CREATE IMPACT!   #1. Todd Durkin's IMPACT SUMMIT (Nov 8-14th) Revitalizing the Fitness Industry in these Crazy Times…& Forging What's Next for our Industry!!! 7-Days, 12 Presentations… WHO: All Trainers, coaches, and fit-pros Sign-Up TODAY...It's completely FREE!!! Check out www.todddurkin.com for more details.   #2. A Day of IMPACT at Fitness Quest 10, Saturday, November 20th!  9 am PST--TD led “IMPACT” workout at Fitness Quest 10 (San Diego)  11 am PST TD IMPACT AMPLIFIED Talk--6 Principles to Live Your Best LIFE NOW!!!   If you can't be there LIVE, we will stream the event virtually. We ask that you make a donation online to the Durkin IMPACT Foundation (501-c-3) that is completely tax-deductible.  You can donate online at https://todddurkin.com/impact-foundation/.   100% of the proceeds go to the Durkin IMPACT Foundation to support individuals and families in need.   ---   Today's Podcast Episode is sponsored by CarnoSyn beta-alanine   CarnoSyn® bet-alanine is an ingredient within the top pre & post workout supplements to improve strength, power, and endurance. I use 3.2g per day and you can use up to 6.4g for even faster results. CarnoSyn® beta-alanine is backed by over 55 scientific studies and it contains zero banned substances.   To see the full list of CarnoSyn® Verified brands and to purchase, visit https://www.carnosyn.com/td/.   ---   Are you a Trainer, Coach, or Fitness Business Owner seeking to make even more IMPACT in your business & life? You are only as good as the people you surround yourself with. Level up today with my “Best in Class” MASTERMIND program for fitness professionals. I invite you to connect, share, and grow with the top coaches, trainers, and entrepreneurs in the fitness industry. My MASTERMIND is for passionate and purpose-driven fitness professionals who want to create success & significance in their personal and professional lives. If that sounds like you, visit: ToddDurkinMastermind.com to enroll or apply today. If you do so within the next 24 hours, you will receive a FREE video of one of my recent “ALL MASTERMIND” coaching calls. There are so many lost souls right now that need “our” LIGHT.  Let's make a difference together, one life at a time!    ---   Please keep your questions coming so I can highlight you on the podcast!!    If you have a burning question and want to be featured on the IMPACT show, go to www.todddurkin.com/podcast, fill out the form, and submit your questions!    ---   Follow Todd… → Instagram & Twitter: @ToddDurkin → Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/ToddDurkinFQ10 → FB: @ToddDurkinFQ10   Don't forget that if you want more keys to unlock your potential and propel your success, you can order my book GET YOUR MIND RIGHT at www.todddurkin.com/getyourmindright or anywhere books are sold.   Get Your Mind Right now available on AUDIO: https://christianaudio.com/get-your-mind-right-todd-durkin-audiobook-download   Want more Motivation and Inspiration?? Sign up for my newsletter The TD Times that comes out on the 10th of every month full of great content  www.todddurkin.com   ---   ABOUT: Todd Durkin is one of the leading coaches, trainers, and motivators in the world. It's no secret why some of the world's top athletes have trained with him for nearly two decades. He's a best-selling author, a motivational speaker, and owns the legendary Fitness Quest 10 in San Diego, CA, where he leads an amazing team of 42 teammates.   Todd is a coach on the Netflix show “STRONG” that is must-watch TV. He is a previous Jack LaLanne Award winner, a 2-time Trainer of the Year, and he runs his Todd Durkin Mastermind group of top trainers and fitness pros around the globe, coaching them with business, leadership, marketing, training, and personal growth mentorship.   Todd and his wife Melanie head up the Durkin IMPACT Foundation (501-c-3) that has raised over $250,000 since it started in 2013. 100% of all proceeds go back to kids and families in need. To learn more about Todd, visit www.ToddDurkin.com and www.FitnessQuest10.com.   Join his fire-breathing dragons' community and receive regular motivational and inspirational emails. Visit www.ToddDurkin.com and opt-in to receive his value-rich content.   Connect with Todd online in the following places: You can listen to Todd's podcast, The IMPACT Show, by going to www.todddurkin.com/podcast.

Locked On Saints - Daily Podcast On The New Orleans Saints
New Orleans Saints Need Odell Beckham Jr. Or More Help At Pass Catcher

Locked On Saints - Daily Podcast On The New Orleans Saints

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 30:39


The New Orleans Saints were very close to a huge comeback victory against the Atlanta Falcons. What went wrong, where the Saints need help, and the little bit of good news to come from all of this. While Trevor Siemian put together a valiant effort, some uncharacteristic play by the Saints defense, and continued struggles by the pass-catchers kept them from sealing the deal. Could Odell Beckham Jr be the answer? Will the Saints shift to Taysom Hill? Will anyone aside from Deonte Harris emerge with Michael Thomas out for the rest of the season? Lots of questions linger after a disappointing loss to the Falcons. Follow Ross on Twitter @RossJacksonNOLA Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline AG There is only 1 place that has you covered and 1 place we trust. Betonline.ag! Sign up today for a free account at betonline.ag and use that promocode: LOCKEDON for your 50% welcome bonus. Getupside Just download the FREE GetUpside App and use promo code TOUCHDOWN to get up to 50¢/gallon cash back on your first tank. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Locked On Reds - Daily Podcast On The Cincinnati Reds
Possible Free Agent Targets in the Outfield, Bullpen, and Backup Catcher for the Cincinnati Reds

Locked On Reds - Daily Podcast On The Cincinnati Reds

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 25:16


Sure, the Cincinnati Reds will most likely be quite stingy with their transactions, this MLB offseason, but that doesn't preclude us from taking a look at what's out there! Jeff breaks down possibilities to replace Nick Castellanos (like Kyle Schwarber), possible bullpen additions (like Kirby Yates), and a backup catcher idea (paging Manny Pina). *FOLLOW* the podcast on your favorite app and on Twitter and Instagram @lockedonreds Also follow @jefffcarr on Twitter and @carrjefff on Instagram Call or text (513) 549-0159 Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline AG There is only 1 place that has you covered and 1 place we trust. Betonline.ag! Sign up today for a free account at betonline.ag and use that promocode: LOCKEDON for your 50% welcome bonus. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Sports Open Line
SOL There still insn't a definitive way to measure the impact of a catcher.

Sports Open Line

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 34:40


On today's short version of Sports Open Line, Kevin Wheeler dives deep into off season baseball, the standings and health of Cardinal players and who might get an invite to spring training, as well as the impact catchers can have on a team. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Papa & Lund Podcast Podcast
11-4 World Series Champion catcher Stephen Vogt on his former teammate Buster Posey retiring

Papa & Lund Podcast Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 13:38


Former Giants and A's catcher Stephen Vogt chats with Greg Papa & John Lund See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

KNBR Podcast
11-4 World Series Champion catcher Stephen Vogt on his former teammate Buster Posey retiring

KNBR Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 13:38


Former Giants and A's catcher Stephen Vogt chats with Greg Papa & John Lund See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Joe Madison the Black Eagle
Florida Surgeon General Doesn't Deserve To Be A Dog Catcher

Joe Madison the Black Eagle

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 29:06


Joe Madison has strong words for the surgeon general of Florida, who refused to wear a mask when meeting with a state senator who was diagnosed with breast cancer. Madison also gives his take on the lack of coverage of the Jelani Day death investigation.

Anchor Down Podcast with Max Herz on 102.5 The Game
Anchor Down Podcast, Oct. 27, 2021: Phil Clarke, former Vandy catcher & Blue Jays prospect

Anchor Down Podcast with Max Herz on 102.5 The Game

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 28:14


Former Vanderbilt catcher Phil Clarke (2018-19) joins Max Herz for this VandyBoys alumni edition of the podcast. Topics include Phil's strong second half in High-A for the Jays, the 2019 Vanderbilt national title run, sharing an org with some pro VandyBoys, and of course his beloved CPA Lions and Tennessee Titans. Subscribe to the Anchor Down Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and Stitcher.

Wild Business Growth Podcast
#167: Jason Klein – Catcher's Mask Crew Chief, Founder of Force3 Pro Gear

Wild Business Growth Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 39:51


Jason Klein, the Founder and Executive Chairman of Force3 Pro Gear, joins the show to share his journey from getting hit in the face as a Minor League Baseball Umpire to inventing the Defender catcher's mask to minimize the risk of concussion. Hear how to design a product with safety as the priority, get early adoption by big names, expand into different product categories, Jason's craziest product idea, and how it feels to throw someone out of a game. Connect with Jason at Force3ProGear.com 

Major League University Developmental Podcast
Paul Clingan Talks His Journey from College Catcher to Life Coach on Champions School 213

Major League University Developmental Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 71:24


FOLLOW @ProjectSandlot and @MajorUniversity ON TWITTER WEEKEND ROTATION NEWSLETTER SIGN UP LINK : https://majorleagueuniversity.us20.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=e075cf6bb1f290f29394a2b2b&id=ad0f96cc0c Join the Discord: https://discord.gg/qGJENm9FKQ **************************************************************************** Comfortable being uncomfortable. Season 2, Episode 13: Paul Clingan – Fitness and Life Coach with Elemental Coaching Project, Presented by Major League University. Instagram: @paul_clingan Website: https://linktr.ee/elementalcoaching Paul Clingan was a catcher at WSU. Paul struggled at the D1 level like many of us and found it was time to move on. He also found a new way to channel that energy to help people. This podcast has everything from laughs, to Star Wars, to NFTs and of course, talk on mindset and leadership. We can't thank Paul enough for taking the time to hang with us. The guy has a great mind and is really helping people become the best version of themselves (sounds familiar)! We hope you enjoy the podcast and encourage you to throw it a like if you enjoyed it! Take care! **************************************************************************** Baseball. Mindset. Leadership. Culture. Peak performance. College. Athletics. NCAA. Sports. Podcast. Champions School. Ray McIntire. Austin Byler. MLB. Major League. Major League University. Washington State. Catcher. Struggles. Perseverance. Elemental Coaching. E4. Method.

Atlanta Braves
Travis d'Arnaud, Braves catcher & backstop

Atlanta Braves

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2021 2:46


He's taken a beating behind the plate all postseason and lead our pitching staff through this amazing run!  Travis joined Jim Powell last night on the field after the win of a lifetime! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Keeping the Nostalgia Alive Show!
An Interview with MLB Catcher Bill Nahorondy

Keeping the Nostalgia Alive Show!

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2021 55:03


Braves are in the World Series with the beloved Houston Astros. Lets flashback to Catcher Bill Nahorondy and his career in baseball and love for music! From The Vault at The Keeping The Nostalgia Alive Show! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ktna/message

Locked On Orioles - Daily Podcast On The Baltimore Orioles
Free Agent Friday: Could the Orioles bring in Manny Piña as their backup catcher?

Locked On Orioles - Daily Podcast On The Baltimore Orioles

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 33:35


Host Connor Newcomb recommends three catchers that the Orioles could target in free agency in this edition of 'Free Agent Friday'. -Jeff Mathis would be a cheap pitch-framing machine -Sandy León plays great defense and knows the AL East -Manny Piña could bring some serious pop behind Adley Rutschman Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline AG There is only 1 place that has you covered and 1 place we trust. Betonline.ag! Sign up today for a free account at betonline.ag and use that promocode: LOCKEDON for your 50% welcome bonus. Rock Auto Amazing selection. Reliably low prices. All the parts your car will ever need. Visit RockAuto.com and tell them Locked On sent you. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Locked On Indians - Daily Podcast On The Cleveland Indians
Eddie Rosario, Mailbag, and Sleepers

Locked On Indians - Daily Podcast On The Cleveland Indians

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 37:14


1) Talking about the baseball playoffs and how Eddie Rosario has gone from hot trash to hot bat. 2) Mailbag has arrived, and it is rule 5 and Richie Palacios heavy. 3) More sleepers to know: Oakland 3B/C, Boston 1B, Catcher from Tampa, and many more. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline AG There is only 1 place that has you covered and 1 place we trust. Betonline.ag! Sign up today for a free account at betonline.ag and use that promocode: LOCKEDON for your 50% welcome bonus. Rock Auto Amazing selection. Reliably low prices. All the parts your car will ever need. Visit RockAuto.com and tell them Locked On sent you. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Youth Baseball Edge Podcast with Rob Tong: Coaching | Drills | Strategy
YBE 147: Catcher Attack Angle: Advanced Receiving with Jay Weaver

The Youth Baseball Edge Podcast with Rob Tong: Coaching | Drills | Strategy

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 47:44


What is catcher attack angle when receiving? Why is it useful and how do I teach it to my youth catchers? Jay Weaver from catchingcamp.com discusses this significant new development in catching in part 1 of a two-part interview. Plus Rob answers the Question of the Week about how to defend against overly aggressive 3B baserunners in 8U. Please let us (and others) know how you feel about the show by giving us an honest review & rating on iTunes!

Book Club with Julia and Victoria
078 Ayoade on Top by Richard Ayoade

Book Club with Julia and Victoria

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 55:35


Mentioned in the episode: The West Wing (HBO) View From the Top (film) The West Wing Weekly (podcast) The Graham Norton Show The Mighty Boosh The Double (film) Submarine (film) The Crystal Maze (game show) The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger John Oliver The Arctic Monkeys Radiohead The YeahYeahYeahs Vampire Weekend Kasabian The Great British Baking Show “Time After Time” by Cyndi Lauper Heideger (philosopher) Ways of Seeing by John Berger Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett Watching the English by Kate Fox Shrill by Lindy West Samin Nosrat Hrishikesh Hirway Recommendations: The Grip of a Film by Richard Ayoade Gold Plated Girls newsletter Big Fat Quiz of the Year IT Crowd How Did This Get Made (podcast) Shit, Actually by Lindy WestCurrently Obsessed: Big Mouth (Netflix) The Allusionist (podcast) “ Isolation,” by The Parasocial Club Dear White People season 4 (Netflix) Money Heist season 5 (Netflix) Montero by Lil Nas X Starcrossed by Kacey Musgraves Screen Violence by Chvrches

Karson & Kennedy
Karson & Kennedy Daily Podcast- War Of The Roses And The Professional Home Run Catcher 10-14-21

Karson & Kennedy

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 35:50


War Of The Roses And The Professional Home Run Catcher  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Cleveland's Morning News with Wills and Snyder
Wills & Snyder: Ray Fosse, Former Indians All Star Catcher & A's WS Champion Dies At 74 Ray Fosse, Former Indians All Star Catcher & A's WS Champion Dies At 74 - Browns VS Cards Preview From Former Browns OL Dave Wohlabaugh - Clevela

Cleveland's Morning News with Wills and Snyder

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 46:25


Bill & Mike Got Your Thursday Rolling With Ray Fosse, Former Indians All Star Catcher & A's WS Champion Dies At 74 Ray Fosse, Former Indians All Star Catcher & A's WS Champion Dies At 74 - Browns VS Cards Preview From Former Browns OL Dave Wohlabaugh - Cleveland Beer-Restaurant News From Marc Bona-Cleveland.com - VP Harris Space Video With Child Actors Ignored By CNN-MSNBC-ABC-CBS-NBC - Shadow Inflation, What Is It? "Business Insider" Gregg Stebben Will Explain - Faith Furry Friends - NBC News Radio Rory O'Neill talked Supply chain issues are causing shortages worldwide. President Biden will be announcing a plan to deal with the delays in shipping today - NBC News Radio National Correspondent Michael Bower talked It is being called “The Great Resignation” as a record number of Americans are quitting their jobs. Why and which industries are being hit the hardest?

Blue by Ninety Podcast
E95: Pass Catcher, Joel Honigford.

Blue by Ninety Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 45:51


Run blocker turned pass catcher, Joel Honigford, joins the boys to talk the undefeated Michigan Football team, Nebraska atmosphere, bye week and more. Crack a cold one and enjoy the show.

Karson & Kennedy
Zack Hample: Professional Homerun Catcher

Karson & Kennedy

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 8:06


Today we talked to Zack Hample, the man who caught both homerun balls in gamer 4 of the ALDS at Fenway Park. Turns out he does this professionally! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Blood on the Tracks
John Lennon & Holden Caulfield (The John Lennon Story, Chapter 10)

Blood on the Tracks

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 43:31


Holden Caulfield, the fictional narrator of J.D. Salinger's Catcher in the Rye, comes to life to explain exactly why Mark David Chapman's plan didn't work – and exactly why Mark David Chapman is himself one of the greatest phonies of all time. Holden also imagines what the 1980s would have been like with John Lennon alive and well, making more music and marching in more rallies. For more info on BLOOD ON THE TRACKS and other great shows, visit the Double Elvis website and follow Double Elvis on Twitter and Instagram. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

The Just Baseball Show
82 | The Astros and Braves are League Championship Bound, Mailbag Episode

The Just Baseball Show

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 71:50


Peter and Aram recap the Game 4s of the ALDS and NLDS and answer some questions left on Instagram and Twitter. Is Kyle Tucker a future MVP candidate? @braden.odom Why is Salvador Perez not a Top 5 Catcher? @granmueller Who has been your favorite player to watch in this MLB playoffs? @bignate2144 Can the Reds be real contenders next year for the Central? What do they need to do to make that jump? @cjjr_13 Does Christian Yelich ever get back to his old self? @hazey218 How did the Giants go from the “old and can't play” team to the best baseball team that everyone still doubts? @darius If the Yankees could grab anyone on the market this offseason, who should they go for? Shortstop? Pitcher? @yeezusisjesus Talk about the NLCS and if the braves have a chance against giants/dodgers if they win today. @cameron.effrig Top 5 players, you want to see get their first ring this postseason @Ely Sussman Watch full episodes on Youtube (Like + Subscribe): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFqpzwtbGykGiJw2WGhQTxw Check out our website: https://www.justbaseball.com/ Follow Just Baseball on TikTok and Instagram: @justbaseballfans Personal Twitters: @peterappel23, @aramleighton8 New Post-Season T-Shirt: https://pillboxbatco.com/products/just-baseball-t-shirt-navy?_pos=1&_sid=43b6ae6f3&_ss=r Check out the Just Baseball Collection of T-Shirts on BreakingT: https://breakingt.com/collections/just-baseball Please leave a five-star review and a written note if you enjoy the Just Baseball Show on Apple Podcasts!

Fantasy Baseball Today Podcast
Salvador Perez's Historic Season; Early 2022 Catcher Rankings (10/12 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

Fantasy Baseball Today Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 64:09


Before we get into the catcher position, what's going on in the playoffs (1:35)? How high will Wander Franco be drafted? Logan Webb or Shane McClanahan? ... News and notes (12:13): Clayton Kershaw got a PRP injection and more. ... 2021 catcher review (14:20): who finished top-10 in Roto? What happened to J.T. Realmuto? ... What went wrong with Christian Vazquez, James McCann, Sean Murphy and others? ... Who was the biggest surprise at the position (37:35)? ... Who are Scott's Top-10 catchers for 2021 (42:26)? What about the 11-20 rankings at the position (50:14)? ... Who are we planning to target and avoid at catcher (55:22)? ... Which prospects should you know at the position? 'Fantasy Baseball Today' is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Follow our FBT team on Twitter: @FBTPod, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank Join our Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/fantasybaseballtoday Sign up for the FBT Newsletter at https://www.cbssports.com/newsletters/fantasy-baseball-today/ For more fantasy baseball coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/fantasy/baseball/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ Subscribe to our YouTube channel: youtube.com/FantasyBaseballToday You can listen to Fantasy Baseball Today on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fantasy Baseball Today in 5
Early 2022 Catcher Rankings: Daulton Varsho or Buster Posey? (10/12 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

Fantasy Baseball Today in 5

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 5:56


When might Scott feel comfortable drafting Salvador Perez next season? How high should Daulton Varsho be ranked following a strong second half? Could Keibert Ruiz or Alejandro Kirk break out in 2022? 'Fantasy Baseball Today in 5' is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Follow our FBT team on Twitter: @FBTPod, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank Join our Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/fantasybaseballtoday Sign up for the FBT Newsletter at https://www.cbssports.com/newsletters/fantasy-baseball-today/ For more fantasy baseball coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/fantasy/baseball/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ You can listen to Fantasy Baseball Today in 5 on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today in 5 podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today in 5 podcast." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Killer Psyche
Mark David Chapman: The Man Who Killed John Lennon

Killer Psyche

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 39:47


Former FBI agent and criminal profiler Candice DeLong takes a look at Mark David Chapman - the man who killed John Lennon. Candice reflects on how Mark's obsession with the book “The Catcher in the Rye,” his very vivid fantasy life, and his frequent delusions all played a part in the death of one of music's greatest icons.Listen to new episodes 1 week early and to all episodes ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening https://wondery.app.link/killerpsyche.Support us by supporting our sponsors!Overland - Get the best, highest quality sheep skin slippers on the market at Overland.com/psycheSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

The Fr. John Amsberry Podcast

Homily for Sunday, October 10, 2021

LT Brings The Heat | Baseball & Strength Development
48. Are You a Lamborghini or a Moped?

LT Brings The Heat | Baseball & Strength Development

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 24:50


Sean and Adam sit down to discuss the commitment players need in order to change who and what they are. Every player wants to be the next Mike Trout or Gerrit Cole, but are they actually listening and implementing to what coaches, teachers, and mentors are telling them? Everyone wants a Lamborghini, but majority work more like they want a moped.

Varsity Radio Show's Podcast
Snead State Baseball - Julian Sauger & Samuel Cosby

Varsity Radio Show's Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 115:08


What does it take to make it to the college level of your sport? That's a question these 2 athletes answer for us. We talk about what's gotten them there, memories made along the way, and what's ahead for them. Plus, we hear the latest with FCA from Pam Chambliss. Greg Glasscock Zooms in to update us on the latest in area football news. We make our picks on the 6 big college football games slated for this weekend. And, somebody wins a B&B Video Games Arcade Pass. We're honored to have Michael Wilder, Student Ministries Director of GFUMC, guest co-hosts the show with us today. And, we're always thankful to Charburger for keeping us full. Check out the show. If you like it, please subscribe & tell a friend. 

No Filter
The Baby Catcher

No Filter

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2021 44:24


Caroline de Costa started studying medicine at Sydney University when she was just 16 years old, after a few years off and a baby in between, Caroline finished her medical degree in 1973. She decided she wanted to major in Obstetrics and Gynecology, but she wasn't allowed. They wouldn't let her…because it wasn't a woman's field. (Yes, that happened) So Caroline packed her bags, her family, and headed for Ireland where they would train her. Seven children, 15 books and almost 50 years later, Caroline is one of Australia's biggest medical trailblazers, and the first woman ever to become a professor of obstetrics and gynecology in Australia. She has a LOT of stories about birth and women's bodies and she shares them on this episode of No Filter... THE END BITS: With thanks to Caroline de Costa Find Caroline's book The Women's Doc, here. Feedback? We're listening! Call the pod phone on 02 8999 9386 or email us at podcast@mamamia.com.au Need more lols, info and inspo in your ears? Find more Mamamia podcasts here... https://www.mamamia.com.au/podcasts/ Check out our No Filter YouTube channel here... https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvoiVNEFfHiJl8nC4NepRNw?view_as=subscriber CREDITS: Host: Mia Freedman. You can find Mia on Instagram here and get her newsletter here. Executive Producer: Elissa Ratliff Assistant Producer: Lucy Neville  Mamamia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present, and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures. Support the show: https://www.mamamia.com.au/mplus/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Elite Baseball Development Podcast

Catcher for the Detroit Tigers Eric Haase talks progressing through the ranks of the minor leagues, developing at the catching position, managing playing multiple defensive positions at the big league level, and his in-season and off-season training regimens.

Flippin' Bats with Ben Verlander
Hall of Fame Catcher Iván "Pudge" Rodríguez + Padres Collapse + MLB's Most Underrated Players in 2021

Flippin' Bats with Ben Verlander

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 78:48


Ben Verlander is joined by Hall of Fame Catcher and former AL MVP, Iván "Pudge" Rodríguez discussing; starting in the Majors at 19-years old, catching Nolan Ryan's No-Hitter, why he chose the Detroit Tigers in free agency, his relationship with Justin Verlander, Top-5 Pitchers he ever caught, the one pitcher he would love to catch in today's game and more! Also, Ben breaks down; The crazy AL wildcard race, the Padres Collapse, St Louis' crazy win streak, Shohei Ohtani's continued dominance, and Ben's Top-5 underrated players in 2021!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Lizard People: Comedy & Conspiracy Theories
The Assassination of John Lennon with Yaki Margulies

Lizard People: Comedy & Conspiracy Theories

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 82:41


We're back baby! Hope everyone had a great summer because it's time to talk about assassination and the Deep State. Friend of the show Yaki Margulies has returned to tell us all about the mysterious murder of John Lennon, and its possible ties to that boogeyman of most American mishaps, the CIA. How did the worst Beatle end up dead at the hands of some weird guy from Texas? Did it really have anything to do with famously annoying YA novel Catcher in the Rye? What happened to Bob Marley's foot? And what's the Yoko Ono of it all? Katelyn and Alexis are delighted to bring you the answers to these questions and more in this new season of... Lizard People.

Why Won't You Date Me? with Nicole Byer
Catfish Catcher (w/ Justin Martindale)

Why Won't You Date Me? with Nicole Byer

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 45:24


Comedian Justin Martindale joins Nicole to discuss how their 'summer of love' has been disappointingly dry for the both of them. Justin shares the time he got catfished by a cop, how he deals with chucklefuckers while touring, and the craziness behind the #FreeBritney movement. Plus, what's up with these people getting duct taped on airplanes?  Black Lives Matter. For a list of resources and ways to support, see blacklivesmatters.carrd.co.  Follow Nicole Byer: Tour Dates: linktr.ee/nicolebyerwastaken Twitter: @nicolebyer  Instagram: @nicolebyer  New Merch Store!podswag.com/dateme Nicole's book: indiebound.org/book/9781524850746   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.