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Today's episode is about the lessons we can learn from cultivating great experiences from brands such as Mattel Toys, the Harlem Globetrotters, Dollywood, SeaWorld, Royal Carribean Cruise Lines and more. . Join Dave and Carly as they welcome guest Anthony Esparza. Among other roles, Esparza served as Chief of Guest Experiences at Carnival Cruise Lines and Chief Creative Officer at SeaWorld during a time of rapid transformation. Today as an advisor and creative consultant, provides expert insights, vision, creativity, commentary, and operational business review for multiple companies. Anthony has spent his career creating a fun environment for a great guest experience. His company Esparza HQ helps build value in the guest experience and leisure industries.. It's easy to assume that themed entertainment is a purposeless endeavor – just focused on having a good time and being entertained. But as Anthony shares, it's clear that there is an opportunity to increase performance by infusing purpose into experiences, into teams, and into corporate culture. Today's topics: How to infuse purpose into creating great themed experiences. How Anthony and his team helped transform the narrative at SeaWorld after the Blackfish documentary by focusing on purpose. The key factors to offering a great experience. The power of infusing purpose into culture. We hope you enjoy our conversation with Anthony Esparza! Season three of the Purpose & Profit Podcast is brought to you by: Masterworks The mission of Masterworks is to help you accomplish yours. We offer a complete range of innovative marketing and fundraising solutions to help Christian organizations of all sizes. We have over 30 years of experience serving organizations through strategy, direct mail, digital, data & analytics, creative, & technology. Learn more about Masterworks at www.masterworks.agency. Imago Consulting Imago Consulting is an advisory firm that helps nonprofits and businesses grow through innovation. Innovation is the lifeblood of any growing organization. Imago publishes a weekly trends report called The Wave Report – learn more at www.imago.consulting and subscribe at imago.consulting/wavereport. Special thanks to editor and sound engineer Barry R. Hill and producer Jenna Owens.
In this exciting episode we are joined by none other than the towering 7-foot giant himself, Jack Talos! Get ready for a captivating journey through the life and career of this larger-than-life athlete, entertainer, and all-around remarkable individual. Jack Talos kicks things off by sharing his fascinating journey from his college basketball days to the squared circle of the WWE. Discover which WWE Superstar was his college roommate and how their friendship influenced his path into the world of professional wrestling. As a born sports entertainer, Jack has traveled the world with the Harlem Globetrotters, bringing joy and excitement to fans of all ages. He shares incredible stories from his time with this iconic team and how it helped shape his career. We also find out which WWE Superstar encouraged Jack to pursue his dreams of becoming a WWE superstar. Hear about his time in the WWE developmental division, NXT, and the challenges he faced on the road to the big leagues. Jack Talos takes us through his illustrious wrestling career, highlighting his impressive title run as the BRCW World Champion with Boca Raton Championship Wrestling. We'll also delve into his NWA Tag Team Championship alongside partner Daisy Kill at the National Wrestling Association. As a special treat, stay tuned for a mystery guest who will call in to the show! Join us for an episode packed with inspiring stories, jaw-dropping athleticism, and a behind-the-scenes look at the life of a true giant in the world of sports and entertainment. Don't miss "Tales with the Titan: A Conversation with Jack Talos." It's an episode that promises to leave you feeling larger than life! Thanks for joining us on the Matthew Mania Podcast! And check out our other Podcasts: www.matthewmania.com/podcasts (Join us in Boca Raton on October 10, 2023 for the 100th Episode of the Real Estate Finder Podcast) Shop Matthew Mania: www.prowrestlingtees.com/matthewmania Save the Dates for our next shows: November 5th, 2023 Birthday Bash in Mizner Park January 25th, 2024 Cruisn' for a Bruisin' at the Pullman Hotel Blue Lagoon at the Miami Airport March 6th, 2024 at the YMCA (tentative) May 19th, 2024 (tentative) More information at: www.BocaRatonWrestling.com Brought to you by: Matthew H. Maschler, Esq. Real Estate Broker (561) 208-3334 Matt@RealEstateFinder.com www.RealEstateFinder.com 8177 Glades Rd, Suite 6 Boca Raton, FL 33434 Member of the Palm Beach Board of REALTORS®, the Miami Association of REALTORS®, the Naples Areas Board of REALTORS®, Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association and R-World Broward, Palm Beaches, and St Lucie REALTORS®. Help Israel Now! All support goes Straight to Israel's Soldiers www.yasharlachayal.org Learn how to support our efforts to provide housing in Haiti http://www.frank-mckinney.com/caring-house-project Ask about joining the Signature team! Learn more about the Signature Real Estate Companies and why you should join South Florida's real estate industry leaders, Ranked #1 in Boca Raton, #25 in Florida and #336 in the Nation. www.SignatureRecruiter.com Offices in Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Coral Springs / Parkland, Ft Lauderdale, Miami, Naples, Palm Beach, Orlando and throughout Florida. And be sure to check out www.BocaRatonWrestling.com We finally did it! We found a venue for our Boca Raton Championship Wrestling show the night before the 5th voyage of Chris Jericho's Rock 'N' Wrestling Rager at Sea: Five Alive! Cruisin' for a Bruisin' II will take place Thursday January 25th, 2024 at the Pullman Miami Airport Hotel at Blue Lagoon. Doors will open at 6 and the show will start at 7. And the after party starts at 10. Stay at the hotel and take the shuttle to the cruise port!!!! Discount code "jericho" makes the tickets $25 tickets.holdmyticket.com Room block is https://tinyurl.com/59jjj6sr Upcoming Events: Sept. 23, 2023 Boca's Ballroom Battle https://www.ballroombattle.com September 28, 2023 Red Meat Lover's Club www.rmlclub.com/events October 10, 2023 Real Estate Finder Podcast 100th Episode 7:00 November 5, 2023 Boca Raton Championship Wrestling www.bocaratonwrestling.com Saturday, November 11th, 2023 Boca Raton Wine & Food Festival www.bocaratonwineandfoodfestival.com December 9, 2023 15th Annual Hearts of Reality for Give Kids the World Village https://www.gktw.org/heartsofreality/ January 25, 2024 Boca Raton Championship Wrestling in MIAMI www.bocaratonwrestling.com Discount code "jericho" makes the tickets $25 tickets.holdmyticket.com Room block is https://tinyurl.com/59jjj6sr Red Meat Kosher Club February 22, 2024 More Info Coming
It's a good thing they didn't keep face swapping everyone in this film, otherwise we'd have some issues that only Professor Farnsworth and the Harlem Globetrotters could solve (see random Futurama episode). Also, Castor Troy was ahead of his times with them peaches... or would it be John Woo? Let us know your thoughts on this episode and favorite John Woo film is on Instagram or Twitter. Don't forget to recommend movies like this for us at any time, just visit our website!
Episode 545 - In today's podcast, my guest Derick Grant (DG Mindset) a former Harlem Globetrotter turned mindset coach, is sharing with you how to overcome adversity and unlock your potential. DG highlights four steps you can take right now to change your mindset - and your life. Connect with Derick Grant: https://www.dgmindset.com/ IG: @dgmindset SCHEDULE YOUR FREE DISCOVERY CALL: www.heatherhakes.com MY PRODUCTS AND COACHING:
A delicious Wednesday crossword by Michael Lieberman, with a cool theme, clever clues (like 45A, End of a two-player Harlem Globetrotters play, OOP ; and 49D, Source of a scandalous comment, HOTMIC), and the irresistible opportunity to pose the question, if trucks bearing SALTINES and OREOS collided at a high rate of speed, would you end up with SQUAREOS™️? We aren't entirely sure, but one thing we are certain of is that this was a great crossword - 5 squares on the JAMCR scale.Contact Info:We love listener mail! Drop us a line, email@example.com.Also, we're on FaceBook, so feel free to drop by there and strike up a conversation!
When you think of the all-time greats in Campbell Basketball history, the name Sam Staggers is definitely at the top of the list. The Campbell Hall-of-Famer led the Camels to 71 victories over his final three seasons, a runner-up finish in the 1977 NAIA national tournament, and was named first-team All-American. But Sam's basketball journey was just beginning. He chose Europe over an opportunity with the Harlem Globetrotters and has made Belgium his home ever since. He played professionally for two decades, then moved into the coaching ranks for a dozen years. In this installment of Tales from the Creek, Sam talks with Stan Cole about how he arrived at Campbell, life in Buies Creek, lifelong friends, making the move to Europe, and more.
Joining Mike this episode is Pidgeon Pagonis, an American intersex activist, writer, artist, and consultant. They are an advocate for intersex human rights and against nonconsensual intersex medical interventions and author of Nobody Needs to Know. It's Pidgeon's second guest appearance on Hitting Left. Mike's guest for the second half of the show will be former Harlem Globetrotter star, Dr. Curly "Boo" Johnson. Former Globetrotter (18 years) Owner CBJ Skills For Life Basketball Academy. HALL OF FAME-Peoria High.
Jesse Cole, owner of the Savannah Bananas, joins the boys to talk about BananaBall (and how he makes sure everything remains “fan first”), following the Saturday Night Live framework, the overall importance of Bill Lee and why he's not always keen on comparisons to the Harlem Globetrotters.
Shane "Scooter" Christensen was a crowd favorite in his years at the University of Montana and went on to dazzle crowds around the world for the Harlem Globetrotters. In this edition of "Where Are They Now?" Christensen tells Colter Nuanez and Krista Redpath all about keeping his game polished as he heads towards the end of his second decade with the 'Trotters, the 85 countries he's visited and how he got the nickname Scooter in the first place - and how that proved to be a problem in his first year with the Globetrotters.
A classic interview with the late Curley Neal of the Harlem Globetrotters leads to Stan's memories about the team, Stan reports Hunter Biden's plea bargain didn't go quite as he planned, Grab Bag, Local Beat, Roger's Entertainment Corner, a game of Stan's I Wish I Didn't Know, News Headlines, Fluffer, your emails, a classic Haney bit, News, and more...
From 'DA's New York Accent' (Subscribe Here): Brianna Green never dreamed of becoming a Harlem Globetrotter, even though she loved watching them as a kid. Decades after they rolled through her hometown of Lexington, Kentucky, Green became just the 15th female member ever. That was just the beginning of her boom in celebrity. She now counts over 1 million followers across her social media channels and is an influencer and ambassador for women's basketball. She details the training Globetrotters must complete, and the popular misconception that the Globetrotters are based out of NYC. She discusses the boom of women's basketball after the ratings bonanza of the Final Four and the WNBA's support from NBA icons. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
It's pretty simple, you're the GOAT. And luckily, Brendan confirms this by talking to the fantastic Derick Grant,TEDx speaker, founder of DG Mindset and Life is Mental. The two dive into reality-bending topics like: why you can't outperform your self worth, the importance of not subscribing to your thoughts, the real meaning of God, and why heaven ISN'T a place you get to, the bigtime myth of faiure, the two things you should do after a rejection, the ONE THING that makes humans truely unique, why YOU are the GOAT, and having the soundtrack of your life be the Harlem Globetrotters theme song.
Good Morning Nashville! ☀️ The ONLY black father-and-son podcast in Nashville, Tennessee … why wouldn't you support something like this ? We truly have a star-studded episode for you all today! He's hooped at every major street park in New York, even the infamous “Rucker Park”. Today's guest has played with some of NBAs greats such as Mark Jackson, Rod Strickland, Kevin Garnett, and more! Featured in NY Times Magazine, SLAM Magazine, XXL, and Forbes. A TV personality, a WNBA COACH, former Harlem Globetrotter, and check this out … he was even on a popular video game called “Street Hoops” (2002-2003). This isn't even half of the accolades and achievement that our guest has, so make sure you tune in today! Nashville we present to you guys on today's show Mr. Tim Gittens, Sr., better known as “Headache”.
The More Sibyl Podcast Presents: 전립선암 생존자로서 함께 살아남기| The One with Mr. Tommy Mitchell - On Navigating Prostate Cancer and Family Dynamics: Episode 16 (2023)Raised in a tight-knit community, Mr. Tommy Mitchell valued family, faith, and preventive care. However, his life took an unexpected turn with a prostate cancer diagnosis. Undeterred, he faced the challenges with hope and resilience.In this episode, we explore Mr. Mitchell's treatment decisions, their effects on his life and relationships, and the crucial role of family support. It also delves into how his faith evolved, providing strength and positivity amidst adversity. The story addresses surgery's impact on sexual life, emphasizes regular checkups and cancer awareness, and empowers listeners to prioritize their well-being.Outside of his cancer battle, Mr. Mitchell has led an impressive life. He graduated from Florida A&M University and has significantly contributed to the university and his community. From serving in leadership positions to touring with the Harlem Globetrotters, his accomplishments have earned him recognition and awards. He advocates for prostate cancer awareness and is a motivational speaker, using his experience to support others.In his personal life, Mr. Mitchell finds joy in his loving marriage of 60 years and counting, three children, eleven grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. His family is a constant source of love and support, adding richness to his journey.Mr. Mitchell's extraordinary story, combined with his notable achievements, creates a powerful and relatable narrative. It encourages us to approach life's trials with determination, unwavering hope, and a profound belief in the strength of unity.
Lili Thompson is a real estate investor and Youtube influencer. She is the owner of LiliInvests, a two-pronged venture focused on building wealth through real estate while documenting the journey along the way. She came to the real estate arena via a career in women's basketball. From a star at Stanford University, to a National Champion at Notre Dame, Lili was the 36th ever female member of the Harlem Globetrotters, and specialized in trick shots, media appearances, and publicity ventures. Lili made a career transition into real estate by househacking her first multi-unit property, then decided to pursue wholesaling to utilize a completely different real estate investment strategy. Wholesaling led to buy and hold ventures, where she uses the BRRRR method to purchase properties that she rehabs, rents, refinances, and then repeats. In two short years Lili has amassed an investment portfolio of nearly two-million dollars. She has generated nearly five-million views on Youtube, and has more than 150,000 subscribers, many of whom have gotten started on their own paths to financial freedom as students in Lili's Wholesaling Bootcamp. Lili is excited to continue to explore many facets of real estate investing while documenting the process for her audience along the way. Learn the tips & strategies to get the most out of life with your money. Get started today → https://offer.flipsystem.com?el=youtubeericmartel
My guest on E272 of #thePOZcast is Jesse Cole, The Man In The Yellow Tux himself! Jesse is the founder and owner of Fans First Entertainment, home to the Savannah Bananas as well as The Party Animals baseball teams. Jesse created Banana Ball, which is a twist on classic baseball meant to be the most entertaining, engaging, and fan-first event in the game. Jesse got his start as a leader in the sports and entertainment worlds at age 23 when he was appointed GM of the Gastonia Grizzlies. When ticket sales were moving slowly, he jumped into introducing first-class entertainment into the world of baseball. Many summarize the end-product of Banana Ball to being like the Harlem Globetrotters of baseball, but as you guys are about to find out Jesse has built and continues to build so much more. I'm thrilled to have this guy on the show, and we are about to dig in so buckle up! Check out the team at https://thesavannahbananas.com/ and findyouryellowtux.com for any info on Jesse's speaking or books. If you enjoyed this episode, please leave a review: https://ratethispodcast.com/thepozcast #thePOZcast is brought to you by our friends at Interseller – the prospecting + outreach platform of recruiters and sellers. Check out a free demo today! https://bit.ly/2Fbm/BZ Thanks for listening, and please follow us on Insta @NHPTalent and Twitter @AdamJPosner.eth For more, please visit www.thePOZcast.com
In this episode, John chats with former Clemson Basketball Player, Harlem Globetrotter, and current Clemson FCA representative, Bryan Narcisse, about basketball, ministry, and his walk with Jesus through it all. We post episodes on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month! Visit our website - Email us - Instagram - Twitter - Facebook
Nat Clifton was the first black player to sign an NBA contract in league history. He was a 28-year-old rookie, but he had already played five years of basketball with the Harlem Globetrotters and the New York Rens. This is the story of how he made history.CREDITSRick Loayza: Head researcher, writer, and voiceJacob Loayza: Editor, producer, and publisher MUSIC"" by "Horizons" by Roa SPORTS HISTORY NETWORKsportshistorynetwork.comsportshistorynetwork.com/podcasts/basketball-history-101/ FACEBOOKm.facebook.com/Basketball-History-101-103801581493027/ BUSINESS CONTACTbballhistory101@gmail.com
In this review of Sweetwater, we cover everything you need to know about the movie currently streaming on Apple TV. From the plot to the acting, we cover it all! In 1949, Abe Saperstein, who owned and coached the Harlem Globetrotters, organized an exhibition game in New York City against the NBA champions, the Minneapolis Lakers. The game was witnessed by Ned Irish, owner of the New York Knicks, and his coach, Joe Lapchick. The Lakers were outplayed by the talented and inventive Black Globetrotters, with Sweetwater Clifton impressing the crowd with his graceful athleticism. Lapchick and Irish took the lead in advocating for the integration of the team, with the support of NBA President Maurice Podoloff. They worked with other team owners in the league to create a groundbreaking moment in history.—Frank Liesenborgs If you're looking for a movie to watch on Apple TV, be sure to check out Sweetwater! This movie is based on a true story and is filled with suspense and action. Currently streaming on Apple TV, GO Watch Some S#!T! Subscribe to “TruVue Podcast” wherever you listen to podcasts and follow along on social media. We bring the barbershop to the box office. https://www.truvuepodcast.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/invites/contact/?i=1pjd6ck05z6ud&utm_content=f50nca1 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100068470732382&mibextid=LQQJ4d Twitter: https://twitter.com/truvue_ TruVueSocial@gmail.com #sweetwater #appletv #appletvplus #youtubechannelgrow2023 #youtubechannelpromotion #youtubechannels #youtubechannel #youtubechannelgrow #youtubechannelgrowth #youtube #moviereview #seriesreview #truvuepodcast #blackpodcast #podcast #subscribe #subscribers #subscribetomychannel #subscriber #subscrib #podcastshow #podcasting#moviereview #truvuepodcast #knockatthecabin #blackpodcast #podcast #movie #truvue #blackpodcasters #youtube #subscribe #subscribers #subscribetomychannel #sub #subscriber #follow #followers #followme #like #likes #moviecritic #movie #movies #filmreview #film #filmcriticisms #critic #critics #channelgrow #channel #mikestarr #PaulHipp #garyclarkjr #JudeThomas #DaveCobert #RobertRi'chard #ErnestHardenJr #Emmaline #RichardDreyfuss #ericroberts #jimcaviezel #JeremyPiven #caryelwes #EverettOsborne
In this great episode with Harlem Globetrotters guard and Four-Time Guinness World Record Holder, Lucius Winston, we discuss a lot of interesting topics pertaining to the world of basketball and the New York community. We talk about how he set a total of four Guinness World Records, what it's like being a Harlem Globetrotter, and how he's used his platform as a professional athlete to better his community. Then we move into how he got his nickname “Too Tall” and his thoughts on the Globetrotters unique brand of basketball. Finally we wrap up with some advice that he has for you! Make sure to give this interview a listen!
Bria Young is the head girls basketball coach at New Foundations Charter School in Philadelphia. Prior to coaching, Young was a star player at Division II Thomas Jefferson University and after college, she spent two years touring the world as the 14th woman to ever suit up for the Harlem Globetrotters. In Episode #176 of “1-on-1 with Matt Leon,” Matt welcomes Young in studio to talk about her life in hoops. They discuss her comeback from two ACL tears as a high school player at Prep Charter, what it was like to be a Globetrotter, how she found her voice as a coach and much more. “1-on-1 with Matt Leon” is a KYW Newsradio original podcast. You can follow the show on Twitter @1on1pod and you can follow Matt @Mattleon1060.
Director Martin Guigui discusses his new film, Sweetwater, with fellow director Jeremy Kagan in a Q&A at the DGA theater in Los Angeles. In the conversation, Guigui discusses the challenges of maintaining a sense of historical accuracy, finding Globetrotter authenticity in his cast and implementing his vision of how basketball creates a level playing field. The film tells the story of how the game of basketball was changed forever when the New York Knicks took the initiative to integrate the team with the historic introduction of Harlem Globetrotters player, Nathaniel ‘Sweetwater' Clifton. Please note: spoilers are included. See photos and a summary of this event below: https://dga.org/Events/2023/June2023/Sweetwater_QnA_0423-002.aspx
In today's episode, we re-release our exclusive masterclass on building wealth through passive real estate investing. In partnership with Tribevest and their Chief Storyteller, Julian McClurkin, we covered passive investing in real estate. This episode is a must-listen for anyone who wants to understand more about passive investing in real estate syndications. We delve into the basics of real estate syndications, the pros and cons of passive syndications, and most importantly, how to pick a sponsor. Whether you're a beginner investor or an experienced one, this episode will serve as an excellent refresher for you. About Julian McClurkinJulian McClurkin has literally traveled the world throughout his professional basketball career as a Harlem Globetrotter, supporting and entertaining families and communities. Leveraging his engagement and relationship-building skills, Julian now joins Vision Realty, having built a diverse portfolio in real estate sales, investing, and renovations. Here are some power takeaways from today's conversation:[07:47] Why it would be better to invest in real estate than index funds[10:20] Ways to spread the risk of investing[15:13] Types of investors who qualify for syndication[22:26] The process of investing in syndication[26:27] Passive Syndications: pros and cons[28:38] The tax benefits of syndication[36:10] What the velocity of money means[40:37] What “full cycle” means for investorsEpisode Highlights:[07:47] Real Estate Investing vs. Index FundsInvesting offers various options, one of which is index funds that can give good returns over time with minimal effort. However, investing in real estate provides steady cash flow via rental income and can force appreciation by improving the property, which is not possible with index funds. Real estate investors can benefit from the syndication operator who handles the process, allowing them to enjoy the perks of their investment. On the other hand, index funds bet on the value of paper assets and do not offer cash flow or dividends as in real estate investments.[22:26] The Process of Investing in SyndicationInvesting in syndication involves upfront due diligence, including vetting the sponsor and analyzing the deal using tools like a sponsor screener and deal analyzer. Once you've invested, you'll receive documents like a private placement memorandum and subscription agreements to sign. You then send the wire and wait for cash flow, receiving monthly or quarterly distribution checks and reports to keep track of the property's performance.[26:27] Passive Syndications: Pros and ConsPassive syndications have major advantages, such as the ability for investors to benefit from the experience and expertise of a syndicator, who acts as a sponsor or manager for the investment, allowing them to invest in larger deals. Syndicators may also use tax advantages such as cost segregation and bonus depreciation, which can help investors reduce their tax burden. However, passive syndications also have downsides, including the lack of control investors have over the asset and the lack of liquidity, which can tie up capital for several years without the option of selling the investment, making it challenging for investors who need access to their funds in the short term.[28:38] The Tax Benefits of SyndicationWhen investing and making money, taxes are the biggest factor working against you. However, investing in real estate allows you to reduce, defer, or even eliminate almost all of the tax burden as the tax code is written to benefit real estate investors. Depreciation can be used to offset almost all of your passive gains, which means that if you invest in syndication correctly, you won't have to pay tax on any of the cash flows you receive, and it will be deferred, with recapture happening later. By investing in more syndications, your tax bill will go down significantly.Resources Mentioned:https://www.tribevest.com/partners/lf
While Dan's away, the Speaker will sway - as Rep. Kevin McCarthy gives away the House's position of strength in debt ceiling negotiations to cave into President Biden and the Democrats. Kristi Burton-Brown is in for Dan and excoriates the California Republican, along with Ryan, as the GOP is back to their old tricks of playing the part of the Washington Generals to the Dems' Harlem Globetrotters.
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Gus Christofi was a 55-year-old limo driver working in Pittstown, New Jersey. In 2002, he thought he got the job of a lifetime. He was coming off shift and was asked to work longer to transport NBA Star Jayson Williams and a group of Harlem Globetrotters to a late night dinner. The globetrotters got a long swimmingly with Gus and invited him into dinner with them. Jayson was not as big a fan. However, Gus ended up at Williams' house after dinner. Jayson told the story that he was playing around with a shotgun and sadly it went off killing Gus. BUT is that what really happened? YOU BE THE JUDGE!
Zechariah Smith is a human swiss army knife. He's wrestled for the #NWA, WWENXT & #ImpactWrestling as Jack Talos. He's also competed against the Harlem Globetrotters as the lead Villian for the Washington Generals. Zechariah Smith has even portrayed the Undertaker in the NBC series Young Rock! Listen as the 7 foot tall 300 lb giant details his amazing life and shares what fans can expect when they catch him at the River City Wrestling Con June 10th and 11th! *All views expressed on #DukeLovesRasslin are that of those expressing it. If you love it too bad. If you hate it too bad. #PullUpYourSkinnyJeans **Ready to shop better hydration? Use my special link DukeLovesRasslin to save 20% off anything you order over at LiquidIV.Com*Head over to RiverCityWrestlingCon.Com and use the promo code TOPSHELF to save 10% off your Weekend pass!*Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/dukelovesrasslin. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
This week on the Seventysix Capital Sports Leadership Show, Wayne Kimmel sits down with Scott Horowitz. A Northern Arizona graduate, Scott has built a reputation as being a leader in the sports marketing industry. Starting in radio, first as a DJ then as a marketing associate, he went on to direct the business development for the Harlem Globetrotters where he managed sponsorship sales. Scott's next venture was with the Phoenix Suns, where he was Vice President of Marketing Partnership Activation. After spending a few years in the private sector, Scott decided to create his own company. Scott is now the CEO of Vision Insights, a company that helps sports teams and businesses figure out why fans might follow them, and assist them in creating solutions on how to elevate entertainment and sponsorships. In this episode, SeventySix Capital Sports Leadership Show host Wayne Kimmel talks with Scott about Vision Insights, his team, and where he sees sports analytics going in the near future.
Prepare yourself to step into a world of inspiration and resilience in this captivating episode of the Pursuit of Gold as Laura welcomes former professional basketball player, esteemed member of the Harlem Globetrotters, and true force of determination and triumph, Melvin Adams to the podcast. You are about to be treated to a heroic tale that defies the odds, as Melvin's journey unfolds from a humble upbringing in poverty to the heights of athletic achievement. Today, he and Laura delve into the details of that journey and uncover themes of conquering adversity, unearthing purpose beyond the realm of sports, and igniting a beacon of hope to illuminate the lives of others. You will undoubtedly be captivated as Melvin shares his extraordinary narrative of rejecting limitations as, against the backdrop of discouraging whispers doubting his potential due to his height, Melvin chose to defy the odds and carve his own path to success. Rising as a two-time NCAA All American Basketball player, he surpassed others' expectations and emerged as a prominent figure in the basketball world. Yet, his journey did not end there. Melvin discovered an unwavering passion for public speaking, harnessing his experiences to inspire and empower the younger generation. Join Laura and Melvin here today as they explore resilience, purpose, leadership, and the transformative power of sports, inspiring us all to reach our full potential and make a lasting impact on the world around us. Episode Highlights: Melvin's challenging upbringing and his use of basketball as an escape The power of resilience, determination, and overcoming obstacles in Melvin's journey. Melvin's transition to public speaking His inspiring message of hope Discovering identity and purpose beyond sports Lessons learned about leadership and teamwork Mentoring and passing the torch Leading by example, finding personal identity, building relationships, and motivating others Quotes: "It does not matter where you start, but how you finish." "Being a leader is not just being the best athlete. It's about character and setting an example." "Basketball is just what you do, it's not who you are. And I think for so many athletes, we get caught up in our identity or our value even lies in the results at the end." "You can speak to people till you're blue in the face, but when they see what you do, that speaks so much louder." "If you have a gift and you're being pushed up, use your gift to bring other people up and make the world a better place." "If you say you're going to commit to something, commit to it with your heart, your soul, your body, and your mind." "The Globetrotters taught me that there was more to the game than just winning and losing." "Don't just think it's going to be forever a winter blizzard. Even in your winter, you can make snowmen." "It's not your circumstance, it's what you do with that and how you approach it and your attitude toward it." Links: The Pursuit of Gold Website Grab a free guide here Laura's Social Media: Laura's Instagram Laura's Facebook Connect with Melvin: Melvin's Instagram Melvin's Twitter Melvin's Top Youth Speakers Page
ALLEY-OOP! Grab your kicks and hit the court because today we're joined by writer, puppeteer and basketball podcaster, Freddie Rivas (he/him) to talk about the most elite sport in North America - Basketball! Not a sports fan? Fear not, because we're getting a beginner friendly crash court in what makes Basketball one of the most beloved sports of all time, from the bombastic trick shots to the grinding defense, the player personalities to the accessibility of courts. We talk about the Raptors championship, why a well made team is like a D&D party (and how the Harlem Globetrotters are definitely bards), the similarities between sports fans and nerds and how basketball team logos feature FAR too many basketballs. Looking for a tee with the best nerdy designs by independent artists from around the web? Check out www.TeePublic.com or discover our favourite designs at Teepublic.TheFandomShow.com Produced by Andrew Ivimey as part of The From Superheroes Network. Visit www.FromSuperheroes.com for more podcasts, articles, YouTube series, web comics, and more.
SWEETWATER is the little-known story of basketball player Nat “Sweetwater” Clifton who became the first black player in the NBA. The movie starts with Jim Caviezel in a cameo as a sportswriter who gets in a cab and recognizes the older Sweetwater as his driver. He asks incredulously why Nat is driving a cab. Jump back to 1949, where Nat's playing for the Harlem Globetrotters in an exhibition game with NBA world champion Minneapolis Lakers. The rest of the movie shows how Nat broke the racial barrier to become the first black player with the New York Knicks.
What made FOX drop their most viewed and most influential host? Glenn Beck suggests it might be due to Tucker Carlson invoking God in a speech; Glenn says Rupert Murdoch ordered him to stop mentioning the God of the Universe on FOX News. Tucker's video that continues to rack up views that surpass in numbers his FOX News Show, says it's rare to hear truth on any news shows. FOX News is now trailing the lowly Chris Hayes on MSNBC! So, what really happened? Let's employ our favorite tool, pattern recognition. When I did that, I came up with the following theory: Tucker broke the big rule about performing as a conservative Republican TV host . . . Tucker Carlson REFUSED to perform, let alone to perform as a conservative Republican TV Host. Said another way, Tucker's show had become the Washington Generals beating the Harlem Globetrotters and we can't have that . . What does God say? Matthew 10:33 33 But whoever disowns me before others, I will disown before my Father in heaven.Episode 801 Links -ANALYSIS: The Ripple Effects of Tucker Carlson's Exit From Fox NewsNew Fox Wednesday DISASTER… Chris Hayes crushes Kilmeade in Tucker's old slot… Fox News sinks lower into the depths… Hannity dragged down…I don't think I've ever heard a journalist admit before that they don't think their job is to be "adversarial" with WH officials and the President. But as I've said about NBC News allowing its "reporters" like Ben Collins to be explicit Democrats, the more candor, the better:Gates funds millions to NGO claiming kids born sexual, 10-year-olds should learn about 'commercial sex work'; The sex ed said kids under 10 should learn, 'As you grow up, you might start to be interested in people with diverse gender identities'Remember the daily "Covid deaths" updates and graphs they used to scare people into believing in the Covid scam? Now they've started doing something similar for the #ClimateScam. I love how they added nine decimal places to the miniscule 1.27°C temperature rise, to make it look like a huge number. And I love how they started in 1880 as if history started in 1880. If they'd started at the Medieval Warm Period, it would show a decline in temperature.Geologist, Ian Plimer, on the #ClimateScam: "It has nothing to do with climate. It has nothing to do with science. It has nothing to do with the environment, but it's got everything to do with control by unelected bureaucrats somewhere in the world, trying to control everything we do." Alan's Soapshttps://alanssoaps.com/TODDUse coupon code ‘TODD' to save an additional 10% off the bundle price.BiOptimizershttps://magbreakthrough.com/toddUse promo code TODD for 10% off your order.Bonefroghttps://bonefrog.usEnter promo code TODD at checkout to receive 10% off your subscription. Bulwark Capitalbulwarkcapitalmgmt.comAct now and get Bulwark Capital's “Common Cents Investing” guide FREE. My Pillowhttps://mypillow.comUse code TODD for Closeout pricing on all All Season Slippers.Patriot Mobilehttps://patriotmobile.com/hermanGet free activation today with offer code HERMAN. Visit or call 878-PATRIOT. GreenHaven Interactivehttps://greenhaveninteractive.comGet seen on Google more with your worldclass website! RuffGreenshttps://ruffgreens.com/toddGet your FREE Jumpstart Trial Bag of Ruff Greens, simply cover shipping. Visit or call 877-MYDOG-64. SOTA Weight Losshttps://sotaweightloss.comSOTA Weight Loss is, say it with me now, STATE OF THE ART!Texas SuperFoodhttps://texassuperfood.comTexas SuperFood is whole food nutrition at its best.
SWEETWATER is the little-known story of basketball player Nat “Sweetwater” Clifton who became the first black player in the NBA. The movie starts with Jim Caviezel in a cameo as a sportswriter who gets in a cab and recognizes the older Sweetwater as his driver. He asks incredulously why Nat is driving a cab. Jump back to 1949, where Nat's playing for the Harlem Globetrotters in an exhibition game with NBA world champion Minneapolis Lakers. The rest of the movie shows how Nat broke the racial barrier to become the first black player with the New York Knicks.
"My journey has really been following the path throughout the African diaspora, on five continents, chasing the knowledge of essentially how through slavery, Africa changed the global culinary conversation." Alexander Smalls Alexander Smalls began his illustrious career as a restaurateur in the nineties and furthered my appreciation for low-country cuisine when he opened Café Beulah, his first restaurant with its butter-toned walls displaying framed sepia-toned family photos. That's how I remember that room, it was elegant and it was beautiful. Alexander, of course, was an immaculate host. Prior to his restaurant career, after starring in Porgy and Bess performing at the Houston Grand Opera, where the production and Mr. Smalls won a Tony and a Grammy, he reluctantly left that stage telling the New York Times in 2020, "an operatic career was my dream, but I was not able to break that glass ceiling as an African American male." Alexander reinvented himself as a chef, restaurateur, and cookbook author, winning a James Beard Award for Between Harlem and Heaven. Several restaurants followed, including Minton's and The Cecil in Harlem, created with the rising culinary talent JJ Johnson. Using African inspiration to create a global table, the restaurant was crowned Esquire Magazine's "Best New Restaurant of the Year" in 2014. Inspired by his world travels tracing the African diaspora's cooking techniques and culinary foodways, Alexander's newest venture is Alkebulan, the first dining hall in the world showcasing and celebrating African food. With locations in Dubai and London, he plans to bring the concept to multiple cities. Please join me, your host, Brad Johnson, in welcoming Alexander, who has emerged as one of the most important voices in the African-American culinary journey, to Corner Table Talk. * * * Instagram: Corner Table Talk and Post and Beam Hospitality LinkedIn: Brad Johnson E.Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org For more information on host Brad Johnson or to join our mailing list, please visit: https://postandbeamhospitality.com/ Theme Music: Bryce Vine Corner Table™ is a trademark of Post & Beam Hospitality LLCSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
This edition features stories on Airmen at Incirlik Air Base participating in team building exercises, service competing in a race, the Harlem Globetrotters visiting Airmen and tips on how to deal with holiday stress. Hosted by Senior Airman Robbie Arp.
In this episode we welcome Lara Toscani Weems, Sr. Vice President of Global Communications for Elevate Sports Ventures. Lara has over 20 years of sports and entertainment communications and marketing experience with NBA, NHL, Top-10 internationally renowned venues, marquee professional sports leagues and properties, and global entertainment brands. She built the foundation of her career in Marketing and Public Relations with Comcast-Spectacor and the Harlem Globetrotters. Lara has had a record-breaking career, but Lara is most fulfilled in her role as mother to her children Carter and Ellie. She credits the momentum she has had in her career and life from the response and learnings of her family's remarkable journey.
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Tonight, the guys talked about the amazing Jalen Hurts contract with former Harlem Globetrotter Paul “Showtime” Gaffney. The guys also explored the life of being a Harlem Globetrotter, and of course Paul Gaffney’s new project GAP Academy. The mission of GAPA’s T.E.A.M.S (Technology, Engineering, Athletics, Mathematics, and Science) Christian Academy, is to create a culture […]
Nuestro invitado Orlando Melendez, fue el primer Harlem Globetrotter Boricua. Termino su High School en en Estados Unidos para unirse nada mas y nada menos que a las Temibles Tarheels de la universidad de Carolina del Norte, el alma mater de nada mas y nada menos que Michael Jordan, donde llego al Final Four. Por una década jugo en nuestra Liga de Baloncesto Superior dónde tiene un campeonato. Jugo en Europa y más recientemente fue director de recreación y deportes del Municipio de Ponce y actualmente es el director ejecutivo de la Carlos Beltran Baseball Academy. ¿ Te gustaría ser parte de la Ruta Ganadora? Deja tu Info.https://forms.gle/vjB87SFim8SDQhaJ8Episodio traído a ustedes por @drawisco. Si tienes niños con mocos, ella puede atenderlos desde la comodidad de tu hogar.https://www.canva.com/design/DAEZIH9npKE/b6FsHMt2yjlRKgC9fAib7w/view?website#2022Así optimizo mi salud, enfoque y longevidadhttps://fbuy.io/persona/8zzg3ywmSOLO queda 1 espacio de Coaching Personal con Carlos Figueroa, más detalles aquí https://linktr.ee/CarlosFigueroaAñade 10 horas a tu semana!!! Guía Gratis. https://mailchi.mp/07bcc6ddabe1/10horasmasatusemanaAquí está tu oportunidad de pertenecer a un mastermindhttps://mailchi.mp/a6e84aac8950/levomastermindConsigue las gorras de Carlos con Free ShippingVe a www.woodbrandpr.com y utiliza el código GTDRedes Carloshttp://www.tiktok.com/carlosefigueroaprhttp://www.instagram.com/carlosefigueroaRedes Gana Tu Díahttp://www.instagram.com/ganatudia http://www.tiktok.com/ganatudiahttp://email@example.com
Head Coach of the Savannah Party Animals, also known as the rivals to the Savannah Bananas, Mike Vavasis joins Dylan Campione & Nicho Fernandez!! Hear all about Mike's career journey from a private bullpen session with David Robertson to taking his shirt off daily with the Party Animals! Plus, hear his perspective on what makes Banana Baseball different from the Majors, Harlem Globetrotters, and playing 'for the love of the game.' Thanks so much for joining us Mike, appreciate all the time, insight & laughs!
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Devin: What do you see as your superpower? Dilla: I sincerely think my ability to connect us all via the past is my superpower.Shermann “Dilla” Thomas was a member of the delegation invited by the Foreign Ministry to visit Israel last month. I was fortunate to be included in that roster. One of the trip's highlights was getting to know the remarkable, diverse group.Dilla is rapidly becoming a civic icon and treasure in Chicago. He recently bought a 48-passenger tour bus funded by all the major league teams in town. He's in discussions to open a South Side micro museum, in separate talks with Thomas Lennon to co-write a script and is blowing up on social media.It was an honor to visit with him.AI Summary* Dilla Thomas is a black historian and founder of Mahogany Chicago Tours. * The tours showcase African American contributions to Chicago's and America's history. * His mission is to promote black pride and encourage people to appreciate the city's history and culture, irrespective of their background. * Thomas emphasizes the significance of African Americans' contributions to Chicago and the world, including gospel music, skyscrapers, Italian beef, deep-dish pizza, and much more. * There are symbiotic relationships between the black and Jewish communities in Chicago. * Thomas's mission is not just a business but also to change people's perspectives and promote the intrinsic value of the South and West sides of Chicago. * Dilla is a historian and founder of Mahogany Chicago Tours. * Dilla's ability to connect people through the past is his superpower, which he uses to find the common humanity among all people. * Dilla suggests that people look for shared moments of origin in their own families and communities and find intersectionality to change perspectives about other places and people.Dilla started using TikTok with his eight-year-old daughter. Once, while they were out using the account together, he overheard someone suggest that gang shootings were all that Chicago was about.He decided to respond on their shared TikTok account about his pride in Chicago's history. The positive response he received encouraged him to keep going. “I always like bragging about Chicago much more than I like bragging about anything else,” he says.He highlights some of the things he loves most about Chicago:* “Chicago gives us what we refer to as skyscrapers.”* “I'm in love with the notion that Chicago, as a city, gave the world what we consider gospel music today.”* “A lot of civic kind of civil rights organizations, too, like the Harlem Globetrotters—we don't consider a civil rights organization, but they needed to form because African Americans were excluded from professional basketball. Contrary to popular belief, they're from Chicago.”* “The western hemisphere's first planetarium.”* “Firefighters from all over the world now slide down the pole to respond to fires. And that concept comes from black firemen in Chicago right about 1874. And the speed at which that gets you to the truck or horse has saved thousands, if not millions, of lives now versus everyone taking the stairs.”* “The first successful open heart surgery, argumentatively, is Dr. Daniel Hale Williams performing that open heart surgery in 1893. He not only is a Black doctor that did it, but he did it in the world's first Black hospital, founded by and for African Americans.”After his social media account blew up, Dilla says:It dawned on me that people would want to see the spaces that I was telling them about. Then, because of things like restrictive racial covenants and the policies of redlining, it hit me that all of these amazing black sites are blocks from each other because African-Americans in Chicago had to live in this one area called the Black Belt for half a century, if not longer.“It isn't just black history,” Dilla says. “It's American history that has been contributed to and by African-Americans.”Dilla approaches this work with a clear social purpose or mission in mind. “Our main purpose of that is that we believe that tourism and perspective changing changes spaces.”“In some areas where there are high gang violence or drug violence or just any of the socio-economic things that are going on, we feel like we're able to show corporations, schools, municipalities that there's still intrinsic value in the South and West sides,” he says.For example, he says, “People who come to Chicago want to see where Muddy Waters lived and where Chaka Khan went to high school. These are things that make America awesome. And so, yeah, I love that it's a business. Yes. But it's more of a mission nowadays for me to change the perspective.”He highlights the many points of positive community intersection in Chicago's history. One case in point: During the Great Migration, African Americans were coming from the South to the north. They could perform in things tan clubs, and very, very, very few record labels would record what they call race records. It was more considered a novelty. At the same time, though, Jewish Americans were being denied employment at steel mills and other places. So they start to form their own companies because they can't get hired. And one of the companies they start to form is record companies. If you start a record company, you're going to need talent. Whereas other ethnic groups would not sign black acts, those early Jewish record companies would. One I'm thinking about is Chess Records, which gives us Eartha Kitt, Howlin Wolf and some other people.There are several other examples Dilla shared that you'll want to hear, so be sure to listen to the entire podcast.Throughout this effort, Dilla has used his superpower, his ability to use history to help people connect their common humanity. As a shorthand, I'll call it sharing humanity.How to Develop Sharing Humanity As a SuperpowerDilla offers up a profound thought, “I think at every turn, we've always needed each other, human beings of all races and all ethnicities.” That insight is what gives life to his superpower.He explains his superpower this way:Sometimes during the course of human existence, something was a common thing that men did or people did that may have sucked. There's always like a person that thought that did suck. They were the one that pushed forward for that to stop happening. It's across all spectrums. A lot of times those stories can be found when we look through the history of those things. So, yeah, that's my superpower.He shared a few examples of how he wields his superpower; here's one:I've had very, um—people who felt strongly about Jewish folks on the tours. When I showed them what today is called Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church, but it used to be the Cam congregation. It was the largest Jewish congregation in the city. When that neighborhood demographic was shifting, they sold the property to the Black church. But not only did they not price gouge, the rabbi was like, “Hey, I want to come back a couple Sundays a year to pray with you guys, if that's okay.” And then not just that, but like when they sold the building, they were like, “Hey, in the shed is where we keep the backup back up nails and screws and stuff.” Then, “This is who we've always called about our plumbing and this is who we've always called about this. He knows this building like the back of his hand.” It was more of a handover than a sale. Because of that, the people at Mount Pisgah promise to never cover up the stars of David or the original name of the congregation on the front of the church now. It's hard to physically be in front of that and see that and not really believe in people. You're at that point fighting to not believe in the humanity within us. I think helping us find that is my superpower.Dilla is particularly proud of one particular instance of his using his ability to connect people to their common humanity. The topic came up when he and I and the rest of the delegation visited Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem.Dilla got to know Tamil Black, one of the Black liberators of concentration camps run by the Nazis. After the War, he had been a teacher and an impactful community organizer, perhaps the only person of his era able to bring rival gang leaders together to talk about peace. He was the first person to bring Dr. Martin Luther King to Chicago. At 102, it was clear he needed to be in hospice. He and his wife had outlived their savings and were surviving—barely—on a fixed retirement income that was barely enough when they retired almost forty years earlier.Dilla helped them promote a crowdfunding campaign. He shares how:For the next two weeks, I dedicated my social media channel to shaming anyone who wouldn't put out the thing. Black radio stations, white radio stations, sports radio stations—whenever they needed a Black talking head to pop up and say something historical, they called him. Then, in his family's time of need, they wouldn't. Anyway, after my shaming of folks for about a week, every radio station in the city invited me on to drop the link. All the TV stations in the city did. And the last thing his wife was able to say to him before she passed away was that they raised about $200,000 for us. So, now she gets to sit and be a widow of a very worthy person. And they didn't have any financial burden with this hospice. That's the proudest thing I've ever done in my life.It is challenging to learn how to do something as unique, personal and powerful as Dilla's ability to connect people through their common humanity, but I asked him to help us see how to do that.He says it starts with learning your family and community history. He says:There is always a shared moment of origin that everyone benefited from. Sometimes there are in moments of what seems like disaster. So, a place like Chicago, which has always been very residentially segregated—today it's the second most residentially segregated place. Instead of trying to convince people to go live in Black neighborhoods and desegregate, I explained to them how during the Great Chicago Fire, about 100,000 people became homeless instantly because 85% of the city burned. It was a combination of the newly arriving folks from Ireland who had survived the potato famine and knew how to stretch food, and then it was the newly freed African Americans who had just arrived coming out of the 1865 end of the Civil War, who also knew how to cook the wasteful things that people threw away. So, together what is normally a rivalry of ethnic groups and a lot of urban cities came together and saved Chicago. But because of who they were, we don't have those—. That's not the—. We—. Across America—. The great city of Chicago burned, and all the architects came and rebuilt the city. And now it's Chicago. There's no mention that poor Irish and poor African Americans got together and showed the rest of the city how to survive on nothing until the city could be rebuilt. If you're a person of Irish descent that in 2023 doesn't necessarily like what you see as it relates to the Black community, I hope that hearing that story makes you want to at least make that the starting point as opposed to today. So, that's typically how I coach anyone to look for that intersectionality of what you care about and find it in another place, and then automatically, it's going to change your perspective about that other place.By following this coaching, you can develop the ability to find and share common ground with people who may be differently situated. By working to establish that habit, you can make it a superpower that enables you to do more good in the world. Get full access to Superpowers for Good at devinthorpe.substack.com/subscribe
On this episode of The Sick Podcast, Tony Marinaro discusses Jonathan Drouin missing the team meeting, Martin St. Louis' comments, Josh Anderson and much more. Later in the show, Tony interviews Maxwell HOPS Pearce of the Harlem Globetrotters. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The ladies discuss the upcoming Big 12 Tournaments, break down their passion for women's basketball's hottest debate, and interview the Harlem Globetrotters' Mia Mighty Hopkins. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
“Take Me Home, Country Roads” is a song about West Virginia, but its message of homecoming has resonance far beyond Appalachia. Songwriter and producer Ian Fitchuk found this out when he was requested to perform Denver's music at a music festival in Tibet. Fitchuk discovered that Denver has a huge following in East and South East Asia, where Denver toured multiple times from the 70s through the 90s. Denver's songs first came to the region through the US Armed Forces Network radio as well as a diplomatic performance for China's leader Deng Xiaoping at the Kennedy Center in 1979. Denver performed alongside the Harlem Globetrotters and the Joffrey ballet, and he left such an impression, the show led to an invitation to be one of the first western musicians to tour China. To better understand Denver's meaning in the region, Switched On Pop co-host Charlie Harding speaks with Ian Fitchuk about his performance and interviews journalist Jason Jeung who wrote about “Country Roads” in The Atlantic. Songs Discussed John Denver - Take Me Home, Country Roads Kacey Musgraves - Oh, What A World The East Is Red John Denver - Rocky Mountain High Creedence Clearwater Revival - Fortunate Son James Taylor - Carolina in My Mind Carpenters - (They Long To Be) Close To You John Denver - Thank God I'm a Country Boy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices