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The New England Revolution are at FC Cincinnati this weekend, as they go for their first road win of 2022. Revs defender Henry Kessler chatted with Mike "Sarge" Riley ahead of Saturday's match. New England has had draws in its last two MLS matches, but there seems to be optimism in the locker room. Kessler also discusses his aspirations to one day play in a World Cup, and more about himself off the field. -- Follow the show on Twitter: @SoccerCast96 -- Follow Henry on Twitter & Instagram: @HenryKessler4 -- Follow Mike Riley on Twitter & Instagram: @Sarge985 -- Follow the Revolution on Twitter: @NERevolution
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A lot of New England ice cream shops are warning customers that they might not get their favorite flavors for a bit after a supply issue that forced Richardson's Ice Cream to halt production. WBZ's Kendall Buhl reports.
On this week's March to Matchday, Brad spoke to Greg Johnstone & Kris Valukis of the Revolution Recap to preview Saturday's matchup between FC Cincinnati and the New England Revolution. Support CST! Want to help support Cincinnati Soccer Talk? Want to become an episode captain? Become a supporter today! Talking Tactics with Coach Brad Gough Did you know that our own Brad Gough has launched his own podcast called "Talking Tactics with Coach Gough"? It's a great show that takes a deep dive into the tactical and coaching side of soccer. You can find Talking Tactics in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn or wherever you get your podcasts. Subscribe to Cincinnati Soccer Talk Don't forget you can now download and subscribe to Cincinnati Soccer Talk on iTunes today! The podcast can also be found on Stitcher Smart Radio now. We're also available in the Google Play Store and NOW ON SPOTIFY! As always we'd love your feedback about our podcast! You can email the show at email@example.com. We'd love for you to join us on our Facebook page as well! Like us at Facebook.com/CincinnatiSoccerTalk. The show's RSS feed is https://cincinnatisoccertalk/rss
Sandy is a pretty awesome runner, outdoor enthusiast, and Freedom Solar employee. In this episode we talk about: -getting into Spartan racing and ultra running -epic solo adventures -testing limits and challenging impossible -the unique endurance athlete psyche -New England vs Colorado trail running -relocating for a better work-life balance -the intersection between endurance athletes and the environment -the basics of solar energy -saving money with renewable energy -why everyone can benefit from going solar -taking control of your own utilities -common renewable misconceptions -increasing productivity doing things you love -putting yourself first to be a better you Freedom Solar Power This episode is brought to you by Freedom Solar Power, the company I am using to go solar on my house. When I first started looking into solar, I thought it would be a clunky and expensive process. Going solar isn't as hard as you think it is, and Freedom Solar Power is a turnkey solution focused on educating the consumer and making sure they have all the information they need to make sure going solar is right for them, both financially and as a way to help the planet. With no downpayment required, solar not only ads value to your home and is great for the environment, and might even allow you to save money from day one. Freedom Solar operates in Texas, Colorado, Virginia, and Florida, but there are plenty of other great options nationwide. Tracksmith Thank you to Tracksmith for sponsoring this episode. Tracksmith just released their spring collection, and as the seasons shift yet again, I'm proud to continue this partnership with them. Tracksmith is a brand for committed runners like you and me. People who know that the best part of a busy day is squeezing in a workout. They offer products for training, racing, and rest days, which you know I'm a fan of, and create experiences that make running more rewarding, more connected, and more meaningful. Visit Tracksmith.com/forthelongrun to see some of my favorite pieces, and all orders with the code FORTHELONGRUN will receive free shipping, and 5% of your purchase amount will be donated to the Michael J Fox Foundation to help find a cure and support those living with Parkinsons. Hydrow Thank you to Hydrow for sponsoring this episode! Hydrow is an immersive workout experience, designed to bring the physical, mental, and emotional experience of on-water rowing, straight to your home. Hydrow workouts are quick, efficient and low impact. Rowing for just 20 minutes a day provides you with a full body workout, which engages 86% of your muscles major muscle groups. For context, cycling engages 44%. I've been enjoying my Hydrow to fit in bonus cardio that doesn't take much time at all, as even a 10-15 minute row feels like a solid workout. It's a fun experience to be able to row on familiar routes, or explore new ones. Head to https://hydrow.com/ to learn more, and use code FTLR100 for $100 off your order. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/forthelongrun/support --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/forthelongrun/support
Eric Scheiner is the Director of MRCTV, and has over 20 years experience in broadcasting and video production. Beginning his broadcasting career in the First-In-The-Nation Primary state of New Hampshire, politics, government spending and constitutional issues have been a major thread through his work. Eric left New England in 2005 to host the launch of the award winning 'WYOU Interactive' program for the Pennsylvania CBS affiliate before relocating to the DC area and joining with the Media Research Center. Eric will discuss Biden's Ministry of Truth collapse, Elon Musk, how the Left is using the mainstream media to lie to the pubic, and former Fox reporter wants former colleagues jailed, and how ABC news personalities threatened a Republican Member of Congress on air. Dr. Arun Gupta is a family physician, and a specialist at treating addiction. Dr. Gupta is also a best selling author according to USA TODAY, the Wall Street Journal, Barnes & Noble Worldwide, and Amazon. His book is The Preventable Epidemic: How to Resolve the Opioid Crisis. Dr. Gupta will discuss the opioid and fentanyl crisis and what medically speaking can be done to help solve this crisis.
Matt Chatham returns to "The Patriots Report" to kick around a few questions, including: -Why he felt so strongly about Cole Strange at No. 29. -If Cam McGrone, Raekwon McMillan, or Mack Wilson could play a key role for the New England defense in 2022. -If Dont'a Hightower might return in 2022. -Why Vince Wilfork made life easier for the Patriots' linebackers. -Whether or not Wilfork deserves a spot in Canton. ...and much more.
On this week's FRESH FRIGHTS, Justin and Jeremy attempt to unveil what's underneath with a review Alex Garland's latest A24 folk horror, MEN. A mind-bender that will sent you straight into cinematic insanity. This movie, is unlike anything you've ever seen before. Keep it creepy, -Justin, Jeremy & Brady EPISODE MUSIC Brain Strew Intro Music created by Sam Haynes song: Seven Notes in Black (Royalty Free) Where to Find Us Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/epic-film-guys-podcast/id1027239734 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/7HLugZWXbUgT6DlkuVz93R Google Podcasts: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cDovL2VwaWNmaWxtZ3V5cy5wb2RiZWFuLmNvbS9mZWVkLw Podchaser: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/epic-film-guys-podcast-1724 The Hobster's Dumpster: https://www.facebook.com/groups/epicfilmguys Feed URL: https://epicfilmguys.podbean.com/feed/ Wordpress: http://epicfilmguys.wordpress.com YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/epicfilmguysny/live You can also catch us on most every podcatcher under the sun! Search for us on BluBrry, Stitcher, Spreaker, Google Podcasts, Overcast, and many others. Search and you will find us! There has never been a better time to join up with the elites at https://www.patreon.com/epicfilmguys! You can get access to pre-roll and outtakes from the show, exclusive episodes, free swag, and so much more. Tiers start as low as $1/month! Please consider supporting the show, and thank you for being one of the EFG faithful! Executive Producers: Jarrod Taylor, Johnny Nigh Producers: Alan Gallauresi, Andrew Folloder, Brandon Frederick, Chris Yeany, Christopher J. Maltezos, The Countdown, Julio Olivera Mendoza, Justin Winters, Kate Maxwell, Matt Bartman, The Movie Journey, Nerdrovert, Patrick Sherwood, Reel Feels Podcast, Scott LaVare, Tony Dobish, TwistedPhilly, Two Peas on a Podcast, Tyler Dane Sutton, Cody Mastel. Meet the BRAIN STEW crew Justin lives in a suburb of Washington D.C. after moving from the Binghamton, NY area with his wife and daughter. He is our resident "encyclopedia of film" and chances are, if you've heard some film news, Justin already heard it before you. A massive fan of the '80s and horror flicks of all shapes and sizes! Catch him on Facebook or our Instagram account, or on our Twitter @EpicFilmGuys. Jeremy lives in Woodbridge VA. He is a diehard Horror expert, memorabilia collector, and overly enthusiastic movie fan. He has traveled the world far and wide, meeting celebrities, collecting rare movie artifacts and meeting hundreds of members of the horror community. If you don't know who he is now, you soon will. Catch him on Facebook or on his Instagram at @jt_pumpkin_gutz Brady lives just outside of Boston, MA. He graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in Political Science, and is currently pursuing his Master's of English Studies at ASU (Forks Up). After falling in love with horror and devouring any 80s/90s horror he could get his hands on, he started writing for Epic Film Guys in early 2021. Currently, he spends his time reading up on new authors in the horror genre, visiting any New England landmark referenced in boom or film, and listening to Creed. Catch him on Twitter @BradyCloven and on Instagram @bacloven Learn the full history of the Epic Film Guys by visiting http://epicfilmguys.wordpress.com/about-us/.
Mike Conti and Jason Longshore recorded Stoppage Time on Wednesday and spoke about Atlanta United's draw versus New England and gave some points to look out for as the team travels to Nashville this weekend. Also, is Messi headed to Miami in 2023?
Ali Feller has a special gift of drawing you in with her vivacious storytelling and cheerful, glass half full attitude. Ali is a runner (she broke six minutes in a one mile race at the beginning of the year, hello!) , entrepreneur (specifically THE host of the Ali on the Run Show and race announcer extraordinaire - as in the Boston Marathon, the NYC Marathon and many other races!) and most recently, Ali was given the most distinct honor of presenting a TED talk (how cool is that?). Ali has grown the Ali on the Run Show into one of the most listened to running podcasts in the world, and she's just getting started! Ali is also mom to Annie and Ellie (Ellie is her dog who is very equally part of their family) and wife to Brian.Together they live in the gorgeous New England town of Hopkinton, NH, where Ali has taken a full circle moment and come back to the adjacent town where she grew up. New Hampshire is a slice of paradise and Ali shares the best places to RUN, where to grab a great meal (and ice cream!), drinks, where to race, places to stay and all the things in New Hampshire (including an incredible state fair that has us sold on coming to visit). But first, we kick off the first half of the chat, talking all about the footprint that Ali continues to make on the running world (and beyond). Are you guys ready for this?!We know it is safe to say that this is THE most delightful, engaging and fun conversation that Jerold and I have ever had at 5:30 AM. Enjoy our conversation!Click HERE for the complete show notes.This episode is sponsored by:InsideTrackerInsideTracker is a personalized health and wellness platform like no other.What's their secret? First, InsideTracker uses its patented algorithm to analyze your body's data and offer you a clearer picture than you've ever had before of what's going on inside you. Then, InsideTracker provides you with a concrete, science-backed, trackable action plan for reaching your performance goals and being your healthy best. InsideTracker is offering 25% off its store for our listeners and let us recommend the Essentials Package for just $189! It's perfect for runners to elevate their training. Just visit insidetracker dot com slash SUITE RUN.Where to find Ali Feller:Ali on the Run ShowAli on InstagramAli on TwitterAli on the Run Show "Best Running Friends" Facebook Pagehere to find Natalie and Jerold:Natalie's InstagramSuite Run InstagramNatalie's TwitterSuite Run TwitterNatalie's FacebookSuite Run Website
The guys discuss how the Patriots could deploy rookie WR Tyquan Thornton and his blazing speed this season. Also, takes on the team's coaching carousel on offense and early thoughts on the 2022 schedule. Hosted by Ryan O'Leary (@RyanO_Leary) with Patriots Wire Editor Henry McKenna (@McKennAnalysis).
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In this episode, Conor Joslin '23 interviews Thomas Cotter '17 and Brendan Quinn '06. Thomas and Brendan met while Thomas was a student at Holy Cross. Their professional journeys converge thanks to the app INDX, a startup co-founded by Thomas and funded by Brendan. Through INDX, they hope to channel their energy and create a product that fosters learning, discovery and growth for all. True entrepreneurs at heart, they show us what's possible when you take a problem and focus your efforts on finding a solution. Interview originally recorded in March 2022. --- Thomas: You can't just build something because you care about it, right? At the end of the day, there has to be a problem and you have to be able to solve that problem for people. And so I think you get lucky when you find a problem that you experience personally, that you also care a lot about in trying to solve it. Maura: Welcome to Mission-Driven, where we speak with alumni who are leveraging their Holy Cross education to make a meaningful difference in the world around them. I'm your host, Maura Sweeney from the class of 2007, director of Alumni Career Development at Holy Cross. I'm delighted to welcome you to today's show. Maura: In this episode, we hear from two alumni, Thomas Cotter from the class of 2017 and Brendan Quinn from the class of 2006. Thomas and Brendan met while Thomas was a student at Holy Cross and their relationship has grown from there. Mentor, fellow Crusader, friend and business partner are all titles that can be used to describe their relationship with one another. Their professional journeys converge thanks to the app INDX, a startup co-founded by Thomas and funded by Brendan. Conor Jocelyn from the class of 2023 joins Thomas and Brendan to learn about their journeys through Holy Cross and the circumstances that led them to collaborate on this startup. Champions of a Holy Cross education, Thomas and Brendan are passionate about promoting lifelong learning. Through INDX, they hope to channel their energy and create a product that fosters learning, discovery and growth for all. True entrepreneurs at heart, they show us what's possible when you take a problem and focus your efforts on finding a solution. Conor: So hey Thomas, hey Brendan, how are you guys doing today? Brendan: Hey, Conor. Good to be with you. Thomas: Doing well. Thanks for doing this, Conor. Conor: Yeah, thank you for joining us. So Brendan, how about we start off with you? So could you please tell me a little bit about your background, maybe where you are from, your family life, and then also maybe tell us about when you were searching for schools, what convinced you to choose Holy Cross? Brendan: Yeah. So I am class of 2006, to date myself just right off the bat. Was born in the Bay Area. My folks were in the service, both in the Navy. So I lived in California until I was about four, moved to New England, Southeastern Connecticut more specifically, and grew up there predominantly. Started Holy Cross in 2002. And then after Holy Cross, went on to spend 15 years in financial services at one organization called Silicon Valley Bank. And we'll get into kind of what I'm up to now later on, I'm sure. In terms of what attracted me to Holy Cross, I really think it was like there was an intimacy about it. When I came to visit, I was definitely looking at a number of schools in varying shapes and sizes. And I just had that there was like a intangible feeling about Holy Cross and the community that it embodied that was just very attractive to me. Brendan: And so it was a pretty easy decision. I actually did early decision, was able to convince some people that I might be a good fit. So it worked out and then it's been, I would put it in the top five most important decisions in my life in terms of where I am today. So there's not a day that goes by that I'm not grateful for Holy Cross and my time there and all the relationship that have extended from that one of which being Thomas. Conor: Yeah. I had a very similar experience going to Holy Cross. I applied ED as well, and I was very attracted just to all aspects of it. I mean, it's a great place. Now Thomas, could you also share a little bit about your background, where you're from and then why you decided to attend Holy Cross? Thomas: Yeah, absolutely. Thanks. Conor and Brendan, and I know each other pretty well at this point and I didn't know you were from the Bay Area, Brendan. So I just learned something right there. So that's awesome. I'm from Acton, Massachusetts. So not too far away from Holy Cross, about a 45 minute drive. A little different experience in terms of how I ended up there though. I originally went to Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, where I played football, got some concussions and knew I might want to transfer. And I only looked at a few schools after my freshman or kind of in mid flight of my freshman year to look at transferring. And ironically with Holy Cross, was the first school I ever toured. My mom dragged me, I think as a sophomore or a junior to just go see what a college campus looked like. Thomas: And I always liked it, but when I was originally looking at a school I was out of high school, I just knew I wasn't going to be playing on any of Holy Cross's sports teams. So kind of brought it out of my mind, but I did an interview and looked at the campus and at that point had been in college for a little while. So I feel like I was able to make a pretty informed decision. And the liberal arts education, I was really interested in Spanish and economics and Holy Cross had great programs. And then the smaller school community and liberal arts education really attracted me, which is what brought me there. Thomas: And I'm super appreciative because transferring can be a bit of a challenge to overcome, because you're coming in fresh. A lot of people have their friends and everyone about Holy Cross was super useful and I'll throw a little jab because my grandfather went to BC, but BC actually let me in for transferring, but wasn't going to offer housing. So I'm always even extra appreciative of Holy Cross for their kindness to transfer students. Conor: Oh, awesome. Happy to hear that. So Thomas, I guess we'll ask you this question. During your time on the hill, what were some of the offices, clubs or extracurricular activities that you were involved in and were there any specific experience, classes or professors at Holy Cross that really set you up for success in the professional world? Thomas: Absolutely. No, it's a really good question. As far as extracurriculars, I experimented with a lot of things. I was the co-chair of the Sales Club. I was in the Finance Club, which is actually how Brendan and I ended up meeting, which is a funny story that we can probably pop into with one of those awkward networking calls that everyone tells you to do that thankfully has turned into a friendship, I guess almost lifelong friendship at this point, which is a funny story that I guess those calls actually work, which is nice to see. Thomas: I think one professor that stands out for me is a professor in the economics department, Professor Boyle. I had her for three or four economics classes and she was very rigorous, but she did a really good job of I think leaning on both the quantitative and qualitative aspects of economics, which is what I really liked about it. I also had a lot of really good professors in the Spanish department through that lens. But to your last question on I think how it set up for professional success, my worldview right now retrospectively is that the faster you can learn something new and apply it, the better off you're going to be. In our world things change so quickly that nothing is very static and it's very much a cliche with liberal arts education that you're learning how to learn, but I think there's a lot of truth and foundation to it. Thomas: And so I think my overall experience kind of being able to take in a lot of information, practice thinking for yourself and then applying it, has been the most impactful thing early on in my career because going back, I'm a 2017 grad. The world has changed a lot since then. If I were to be just looking at very specific skills, I think they would've already evolved. Like some of the software skills that I learned at Holy Cross I don't use anymore. Because even though softwares can be out of date, not just one small example. And I think that Holy Cross provided that foundation to continue to learn and adapt, which is really important. Conor: Awesome. Thank you very much. Brendan, I'm assuming you guys probably have pretty similar experiences at Holy Cross with all the different classes and professors, but anything different that stands out to you as something that really impacted your success in the professional world? Brendan: Yeah, I would definitely echo a lot of what Thomas just said there, particularly around the, just like the foundation that a liberal arts education affords. I was also an economics major. I mean, there are so many professors that influenced me, motivated me, touched me in different ways. But the one that actually stands, there's two, one is Professor Mosher who at the time was an adjunct professor and he was my indoctrination into economics at all. I was a pre-med biology major coming into Holy Cross, having grown up in a family, a medical family. And after my freshman year, I was starting to realize that that was not the path that I was going on. And so I was in a lot of ways back to square one in terms of my major and direction I wanted to take. Brendan: My forthcoming professional career and Professor Mosher was, he just had a very lightness about him. He was very, he was a great teacher, a great instructor, very great relationship builder. And so like that, and then kind of marrying that with just my, I have a very macro way that I think and operate, which aligned very nicely with the macroeconomics curriculum that I was being exposed to at that time. And so it just, things clicked. And then further on down the road, Professor Rask was one, took multiple classes with her. I just remember her being again, another just incredible teacher, very careful about the way that she did not try in one size fits all curriculum. She was very customized in her way that she was able to explain different concepts to different people that are coming from things from a different point of view. Brendan: So tying it back to the liberal arts, which I do think is above any specific vertical of subject matter that you're studying, knowing how to think, learning how to make better decisions with better information while also acknowledging for a lot of reasons that Thomas outlined that you're never going to have perfect information continues to serve me every day. And so also like Thomas, I would say that there's very few things in my, like the actual tactical part of my study at Holy Cross that I feel like I'm drawing upon every day. But the foundation of the liberal arts education in like helping you learn how to think and make better decisions, that's going to be a lifetime of value for me personally. So for that I'm grateful. Conor: Yeah. I think that's the beauty of the liberal arts and going to a school like Holy Cross. A few weeks back, I was talking to an alumni and he said something that really stood out to me. He said that like the difference between a Holy Cross student and students that go to large, massive school undergrad business programs, we are completely separated from them because we learn so many different skills. We learn how to problem solve. We learn how to analyze. We learn how to critically analyze. We learn how to read, write. We learn how to present in front of a big crowd. Now that just separates us from so many different students when applying for jobs and internships in the business world. Conor: And I think that's something that really stood out to me as something very impactful for people's careers as a Holy Cross student. So that leads me to my next question. Brandon, our motto at the Ciocca Business Center is major in anything and succeed in business. So can you speak a little bit about, well, I guess both of you, can you guys both speak a little bit about your economics and your accounting majors and the impact that it has had on your professional career? So Brandon, we can start with you and then we'll head over to Thomas. Brendan: Yeah, I would say in terms of my economics understanding in the context of my career, I think what it did was in a little bit more of a specialized way still gave me this foundational understanding of how to think, how to analyze, how to communicate, how to make decisions with imperfect information. Economics is like there's an academic side to economics, but there's also just a practical side of it as well. And so you can't model everything. And so yes, models can help you create a map of reality or the world, but it's not the territory, right? It's a model and it's a framework and it's one that can be utilized to give you kind of broad strokes, directional understanding of things. But specific to the taking that into the real world, you also have to acknowledge that every model is broken, to the upside, to the downside. It's a guide. It's not the answer. Brendan: And so I feel like that with the backdrop of liberal arts education, like I walked out of Holy Cross into my job in financial services at Silicon Valley Bank with that appreciation, probably more so than a lot of my peers that came from more focus financial undergraduate degrees. And in the short term, I definitely had a feeling of, it's not like imposter syndrome, but I felt like I was playing catch up on some of the more technical aspects of my job, but that goes away. Right? Every job, you're going to get technically trained up based on the particular roles and responsibilities of that. And then ultimately where the competition happens, if you will, is at the more foundational levels of how do you think, how do you communicate? How you read, write, make decisions, that's the stuff where liberal arts education and more specifically Holy Cross's version of that, I think sets new graduates up for longer term success relative to their peers. Conor: Yeah. I absolutely agree. That's great points. Thank you. Yeah. Thomas, can you talk about your economics major and the impact it had on your career? Thomas: Yeah. I think I'll just build on what Brendan said or even what... It's funny, you said in chatting with that alum, Conor, a leg up to maybe more traditional skills, but I think Brendan added a nuance to it that's really important, that tying back to the first thing that I said in terms of optimizing for the rate of learning, like how quickly you can apply something, knowing that the benefits aren't going to be linear. So you're not going to take one step and get one step of benefit. It can be sometimes take one step, get four steps of benefit. That sometimes you actually do feel in starting your career that you're behind on some tactical technical skill sets, right? Putting for Brandon's case like a discounted cash flow together. For me, understanding like I don't know, gross margins. I didn't directly learn that in any of my coursework, but you can fill up on a lot of that technical and tactical skills and then start to apply it with systems thinking, communication, leadership skills that I think allow people to benefit. Thomas: And if you think about your college education as a lifelong investment, or hopefully jump starting a lifelong full of learning new things, right? The more important thing to learn is how to learn than the concrete sand you filled in a box in a temporary place in time when you were in school. And so as I think about the economics major, like I said, I spent a lot of time in the Spanish department. For example, I studied abroad and Buenos Aires. A lot of those experiences, I think set up to echo what Brendan was saying, the ability to learn new things with like a very common set of skills that can allow you to be successful in different environments. Thomas: And I think that that would be something I'd pass on to all Holy Cross students that even that first job out of school should be viewed through the lens of just the first step. Right. And even if there is a bit of a learning curve on understanding something super specific to whatever industry or function that you're in, that leaning into those other skills that are lifelong can kind of help you make that something that's more exponential. Conor: Yeah. Thank you. I absolutely agree. Obviously, all of these skills that we learn from the liberal arts education helps to succeed in the business world. But personally, I also think that a big part of it is also the Holy Cross alumni network and everything that they do for us. So how has the Holy Cross alumni network supported you, Brendan? Brendan: Oh, man. I don't even know where to begin because there are so many examples of it. Look, when I was coming out of school, I was doing a lot of meetings. I was doing a lot of coffees and phone calls and whatnot with quite literally just like cold inbound alums and crusaders want to help crusaders. Right? So it's like there's an element of just being part of this community. And if you're an alum, you remember those people that helped you. And so it's almost like a pay it back, pay it forward kind of thing. Another one I'll just say, and I'm not going to, I don't want to flatter Thomas too much, but I will say the alumni network establishing the relationship that we have now and that one being a lifelong friendship first and foremost, and also is flourishing into a number of other dynamics to our relationship that spanned the personal professional continuum. Brendan: And so, I mean, it is the alumni network in a lot of ways that brought us together. And I would say, yeah, Thomas is going to shake his head at me. But I actually look up to Thomas in so many ways in his entrepreneurial spirit, his courage, his commitment, his ability to go from the macro to the micro. And so this, the Holy Cross alumni network, you are engaging with it right now, like the potential and the vibrancy of it. And the encouragement I would give as Thomas was alluding to it before is like you miss 100% of the shots you don't take. So leverage it, take advantage of it. Brendan: As alum, we want to help. And so don't be afraid to reach out, but it is on the individual student to take that first step be proactive, because there's a lot of Holy Cross grads every year. We don't know who needs what and what, where, so it's like people need to come and like have an ask or have a, they want to have a conversation or whatever it is, but just demystifying the fear of taking that first step. Because it's pretty good once you... The water's pretty warm in the alumni network. Conor: Absolutely. I think every person I've talked to in the networking field has been amazing, an amazing experience, and they're so willing to help, which is awesome. Thomas, do you have similar experiences with the Holy Cross alumni network? How have they impacted your- Thomas: Yeah. Well, I mean, first off, thanks Brendan for the overly flattering words. But I mean, I think I can probably answer it just through a story. Right. And it kind ties into how Brendan and I even know each other. But I was terrified my senior year of not having a good job. So I was economics major thinking about finance. I think a lot of Holy Cross students think about that path because it's something their friends are looking at. There's a lot of really good relationships there. And I had no idea what else was out there in the world. And so I had lots and lots and lots and lots of networking calls, reaching out to people, asking about it, those kind of things and a lot of people were super helpful. And a lot of times I didn't help myself in terms of like really thinking about what I wanted, what I like to do and what gave me energy. Thomas: And so with Brendan, it's funny how it happened was he was doing a Holy Cross Finance Bootcamp. I think one of 40 people we followed up, but what I remember about our first networking conversation is it didn't feel forced, right? There was overlap and commonality and things. I think we ended up talking for 20, 30 minutes past the time that we allotted. A lot of it not about working at Silicon Valley Bank at the time, which is what I was thinking in a very short term way. Long story short, I didn't end up going to work for Silicon Valley Bank. I interviewed a few times, went to different places. I ended up going to grad school and then in technology consulting, but Brendan and I maintained our relationship. Right. Out of the maybe hundreds of calls we've had, I've kept in touch with maybe three to five people. Thomas: And then Brendan the most out of all of that. And it's super non-linear in terms of the benefit of that. Like Brendan said, friendship, a lot of professional advice. Brendan is an investor in what I am now working on now. And so if you look super short term around the alumni network even, if you're just like, "I want a job from this conversation," I did not get a job from the first time that Brendan and I chatted. But four years later, Brendan was the first, one of the first people to encourage me to work on INDX, which is the company I'm trying to build right now and continues to be one of our biggest supporters. Thomas: So I think that's one other thing I'd tie back is it's not a temporary access point. I think when you think about an alumni network, I think it's a great opportunity to build relationships that can be lifelong. And Brendan graduated in 2006, I graduated in 2017. We're both now working in the world. There's no difference, right? We have similar interests, a lot of overlap and a lot of support for one another. And I think I wouldn't have had that opportunity without that entry point through Holy Cross and then you can kind of take the rest from there. Conor: Awesome. Thank you so much. Really appreciate it. Yeah. So Thomas, I guess we'll kind of leeway into this question about current students looking for jobs and internships. Obviously it can be very stressful managing with school and extracurriculars and stuff. So could you tell me a little bit about your experience and maybe provide some advice for students looking for their first internship or their first job? Thomas: Yeah, absolutely. I'll tell you what I think now, and then I can also frame it with what I actually did, which like a lot of advice is kind of how it goes, right? You learn it by suffering. I'll start with my own experience. I had absolutely zero idea what I wanted to do and was very... I think like a lot of Holy Cross students wanted something that would be good, that would look good, that I thought I wanted. And so chased and tried a lot of things where there wasn't a ton of fit. Through that process ended up finding technology consulting, helping out companies build tech products, which I can kind of talk about a little bit later on, which is where I ultimately landed, but it was a very roundabout way. So the advice I'd give would be explore as much as possible. Thomas: And then when you have opportunities and have a little bit of fit, like exploit. Explore exploit is kind of the mental model I think for thinking about it. But there is an insane range of things that you can do, especially when people talk about business broadly, like that's a, obviously I think it's like the entire economy, except for a couple of preset tracks like becoming a doctor or a lawyer, where there's kind of a credentialing hoop there. So I would say try as many things as you can, try to build things, try to do things, try to do it on your own and figure out what you like, which sometimes can fall on deaf ears when you just want to know you're going to make money, know you're going to have a job when you're out of school. Thomas: But I think the more you can look at it as something a bit more of longer term in terms of finding fit, the better off you'll be in terms of testing that out. And I'll hand it over to Brendan on that point, because I know that his first job became many jobs within the same company and to what he's doing now. But I mean, that was definitely my experience of it. Brendan: Yeah. I would again, echo a lot of what Thomas just said. I had gone through while at school as I mentioned, I'd gone through a pre-career shift if you will, like being pretty tracked on being a doctor and then morphing into something more business. I always had an eye towards financial services. So coming out of school, same thing. I was looking for something that was going to look good on my resume, make some money. And with the idea that I probably actually wasn't going to be there for very long in the... I like Thomas's model around explore exploit. I would definitely... That resonates with me probably more so today than it did back then. But even back then, I kind of just thought like, okay, this is going to be a stop on the train and I'll figure it out. Brendan: What happened was I wound up staying at Silicon Valley Bank for 15 years, but it was not the same Silicon Valley Bank for 15 years. And it was like my job function through those 15 years, took three discreet kind of shapes and sizes, four really. So even within, while it's the same company, it was very different jobs and workflows. And I think in the end, just you got to follow the learning, follow your growth edge. If you don't feel like you're developing, particularly earlier on in your career, if you don't feel like you're developing and gaining skills and building relationships and just growing as a human, it's probably not a great fit. And that's probably... The trust your gut. Brendan: And that's probably the time to start, whether it's like doing some deeper work on yourself to understand where you want to be in five, 10 years and then work backwards. Or just, if you have an idea of where you want to be, then getting tactical around what the next move is. But I think it starts with, if you feel like you're everyday challenged and learning and growing and doing it with people that you enjoy being around, then that's probably a pretty good thing. And if the opposite is true, then it's probably time to start considering something else. Thomas: The only one quick thing I'll layer on that is I think a lot of times, and Brendan kind of gave me this idea. When you think about internships in college, it's a very formal thing. But if you think you might want to be like a product manager or help build products, try to build something. Like if you think you might want to be in finance, get one of those dummy stock trading apps and trade dummy stocks that you can talk about. If you think you might want to be in sales, go sell something, right? Thomas: I think one way to combine the best of the liberal arts education and giving yourself the best starting point out of school is as you have those inspirations, layering in action on top of it so that there's a learning. I think if you make what you're going to do after school something that's very hypothetical, it can be easy to kind of not encounter blind spots that you have about what that actually entails. So I think that'd be the only thing that I'd add on that. Again, I didn't do that. So I mean, this is retrospective learning, but- Conor: Well, thank you. I really appreciate that advice. And I know any student my age or around my age, listening to this will also very, really appreciate the advice as well. So Thomas, when looking back at your four years on the hill, what is your favorite memory about Holy Cross? I know there's probably a lot, but- Thomas: Yeah. I mean, I think the, I mean probably a cliche answer, but definitely the friendships and shared experiences. I'm still very close with a lot of the people that I went to Holy Cross with to, I live in Denver now. One of my very close friends lives here as well. He's still one of my very best friends from school. Relationships built with people like Brendan. I got married last summer and I think three of my groomsmen were from Holy Cross. And I think it's just those relationships and those shared experiences without being too cliche or stealing Brendan's answer. Brendan: Yep. I'm going to go cliche and you in fact did steal my answer. So I'm just like, yeah, it's in the end, Holy Cross's community and there's the big community that is Holy Cross at large and then we all have our micro communities that we curate while we're there. And like Thomas, most of my closest friends in life today being 16 years removed from Holy Cross are my friends from Holy Cross. And so there's countless, countless times of just like just being together, getting into a little bit of trouble, having some fun, learning a lot that you just cement these relationships for life. Brendan: And so it is cliche, but it's also true that the people that you're making, I mean, when you're in college, you're really becoming an adult. You're becoming a fully independent human and you're forming relationships on your own accord, full stop. And so just leaning into that and enjoying the time there, but also recognizing that it's not over after the four years. In a lot of ways, it's just beginning. And I think as an example, the relationship that Thomas and I now have is an example of how that can continue. Conor: I agree. I've made so many valuable relationships so far at Holy Cross and I haven't even graduated yet. So I'm excited to see who else I can meet and generate relationships with. So we're going to ask one more question about Holy Cross and then we'll get into INDX and the app. So how has the Holy Cross mission influenced your work? Thomas, you want to take the first one? Thomas: For sure. I mean, I can start with that. I know we'll talk a little bit more about what I'm working on now, but I think, thinking about men or women for others, the thing I'd layer on top of that I think as it relates to how I think about what I work on is solving problems that matter, I guess, would be how I'd put it. There's an infinite amount of problems that you can chase and tackle in the world and tackling ones that you personally care about that will be beneficial for society being someone with a vocation for others. I think business is one of the best avenues to do that. If you can set up a sustainable way of solving a problem at scale, I think that's one of the best ways to have out size impact on issues that you care about. Thomas: And so I think we'll get more into what we're trying to build with INDX, but a lot of it's around lifelong learning or continuous learning after you leave school. It's something I'm very passionate about. It's something I think is very important. And I think that helping people continue to learn and adapt and almost own their self-learning or self-education is something that is I hope a net benefit for folks. And also something that thinking about the purpose or having a vocation that kind of comes from Holy Cross is how I think about where to spend my time and what kinds of problems that are worth solving. Conor: Awesome. Thank you. Brendan, how has the Holy Cross mission influenced your work? Brendan: Yeah, not surprisingly, a lot of the same kind of values that Thomas just shared. I would say as far as like where I'm at now, I guess the best way to characterize myself is I'm an entrepreneurial investor. But I'm also building a business myself called Can Deliver Advisors. But the ethos of everything that I do spanning my entrepreneurial activities, my investment activities is really about empowering individuals, democratizing access and opportunity to as many people as possible. In addition to just selfishly wanting this product to exist, a big reason why I am so honored to be as involved in the INDX story as I am is because of exactly what Thomas said in that, by building a product, a company, an experience for individuals that enables in this case, lifelong learning, what a gift. What a gift to the world and what an important thing to be doing in this day and age where there's a lot of just noise that's out there. Brendan: And being able to parse that signal from that noise, using a tool like INDX, it really, it powers down into those just foundational values that certainly Thomas and I both share around everything that we're doing is actually in service of others. So you peel back the business, the capitalist, the narrative around that, it's actually like what a tool to business aligning incentives in ways to create products, experiences for people to advance humanity. We're getting= pretty meta here, but it's a pretty inspiring thing to feel like that's what you're doing on a day in day out basis and that's what Thomas I get to do. Conor: Awesome. Thank you. It was so amazing to hear about both your Holy Cross experiences, but now I'd like to hear more about your company INDX and more specifically why you started it and the goals you have. Personally, I've downloaded INDX just to take a look at it and I love the app. It's awesome. And it's been very educational and eye opening, and it has allowed me to learn various new material in a multitude of different formats. And I really like the diversity of different topics that the app offers as it makes room for a variety of different lessons to be learned. So before we get into the more personal questions about INDX, can you provide the audience with a brief description of the app? Thomas: Yeah, for sure. In super simple terms, I like to describe it as kind of like Pinterest, but for learning. So we make it easy for you to save the podcasts, articles, videos, Twitter threads that you come across so that you can save and share it with colleagues and friends. So as you come across something seems interesting to you, you click a button, you get reminded to go back to that content. So you actually read it, watch it, listen to it, and then be able to connect with the community of people who are trying to learn about similar things and the tactical. On the higher level, more on the mission side of what we're trying to do is content creation is exploding. So there are tons of articles, videos, podcasts published every day, just the amount of content is insane. Thomas: And so one of the theses we have is that it's going to need some curation and community for people to be able to connect and learn around that content. So what you see with the app today is very much the beginning in terms of trying to get off the ground, but what we're trying to make it easy for people to do is find really, really high quality curated content around what you're interested in. So for example, Brendan has a Bitcoin collection on INDX. If you're interested in Bitcoin, rather than just going on YouTube or trying to learn about it on your own, you can basically fight through a lot of the noise to find some signal from someone like Brendan, who has done a lot of the work to know what content is worth spending your time on. So we're not exactly sure what that looks like right now. Part of it is being very iterative and chasing it, but that's the higher level problem that we're trying to solve. Conor: Awesome. Thank you very much for that description. I know we've kind of briefly went over your career paths to it, but Thomas, could you briefly explain your career path that has led up to your decision to create the app INDX? Thomas: Yeah, for sure. After Holy Cross, I went to a graduate program at Notre Dame. It was a technology entrepreneurship masters, so it was a really cool I think and beneficial additional experience on top of my Holy Cross education to learn a lot, push the technical skill sets for me, which is around data and analytics, and also learn a lot more of entrepreneurial skill sets specifically around technology. And after that, I went to work for a company called Avanade which is owned by Accenture, and then Ernst & Young in their technology consulting practices, basically helping really big companies build out products and services that allow them to better serve their customers. So if you think about like the Starbucks app, that's not an exact example, but helping a company build a loyalty and rewards app and building that out. Thomas: And then as I was doing this, I felt like I was building a lot of the skill sets to be able to go into entrepreneurship, which is what I always wanted to do. And as I came across the pain point for INDX in my own life more and more, being a young professional outside of school, I was very used to learning. And I felt like I had to continue to do that and doing it purely on my own was very difficult. What content should I spend time on? If I did consume a great podcast, there was a lot of friction in maybe like calling Brendan up and asking him to listen to it so that we could both have a chat about it. And that's kind of what inspired the leap into trying to build what we're building now to make that a lot easier for people to benefit from all the incredible business, productivity, health content, name the other topics, that way you can kind of self-learn or self-educate as a part of a community. Conor: Awesome. Thank you. And Brendan, I know that you talked about your first job was Silicon Valley and how you climbed up through the ranks through there and had possessed multiple different jobs while you were there. But can you explain a little bit after where you went after Silicon valley and then what led you to your involvement in INDX and how you decided to become a essential partner? Brendan: Yeah, so I would say so Silicon Valley Bank is a organization as the name infers is a heavily focused on the innovation economy. So does a lot of work in the technology space, which is where I spent my entire 15 years SVB doing. And so for the last 10 years I was there, actually it was an entrepreneurial experience in and of itself under the umbrella of a big company and actually starting, we'll just call it a venture capital practice within the bank. It was technically debt investing versus equity, but that doesn't matter for purpose of this conversation, but it was really an investment business into growth stage companies. And did that for 10 years at SVB. So I really got schooled and trained and learned a lot about venture capital investing in early to mid stage businesses that are in growth. Brendan: And so that is, as I think about my investing being my craft that I practice, it is like I'm not going to be your guy that tells you the best public market stock to pick. I'm much more of a asymmetric thinker in terms of invest early in opportunities that yes, have a high probability of failure, but also have significant upside potential to them. And so as it pertains to INDX specifically, in addition to just how it kind of aligns with a lot of the values and the ethos that I just operate within at like kind of the foundational level, from an application perspective, and then obviously overlay the relationship that I have with Thomas, it was a very logical investment. In addition to the fact that like, this is a product that I want and I use this thing every day, not because I'm investor, but because it actually adds efficiency to my life and value to my life in the curation process, the consumption process, and then the community aspects of it as well. Brendan: And so it was fun. Thomas was so kind to bring me into his entrepreneurial ideation. We had a lot of meetings, whether it was over lunch or in an office or on a phone where we just riffed. We literally just like, because this wasn't his first idea. Thomas is an entrepreneur through and through. He's constantly, I'm sure he is thinking about stuff right now. Maybe not. But I remember we had a lot of conversations about a health app at one point, Thomas. The point is like being in on the, like Thomas inviting me in on the ground floor, seeing his entrepreneurial wheels turn and go from idea to now something that is in full blown execution mode has been a really, really been a really fun, been fun to be a part of that journey. So yeah, I'll just leave it at that for now. Conor: Awesome. Yeah. Thank you very much. Seems like Thomas is quite the entrepreneur. Thomas: Not yet. We're working on it though. Conor: So Thomas, I've read a little bit about you and Susie's road trip and the day that you guys came up with the idea for INDX and it is a very interesting story. So could you please share that story with the audience? Thomas: Yeah, absolutely. And no, thank you for mentioning Susie. But so Susie Lira-Gonzalez is my co-founder. We actually met at Notre Dame. She went to Gonzaga, so not quite Holy Cross, but they're in the Jesuit family. Heartbroken by their lack of a title in March Madness yet again, but she's being resilient. But I'll share a few things, like first off, we haven't been successful yet in the definition of an exit or making our company public. But it is a long road that you try to take as quickly as you can when you're trying to test and validate if an idea is worth working on and then building it. And there's a lot of people who support and that's what makes it really fun. And so in addition to Brendan and Susie, as my co-founder, we worked together in technology consulting. As I was kicking around ideas, it sounded a lot different than the product is today, but we were in a car ride from Redmond, Washington. Thomas: We were at Microsoft for the day, back to Seattle, which is where I lived at the time, just talking about different problems that we faced and kind of both had a lot of overlap in terms of our conviction that helping people learn from distributed content would be a big problem. And we didn't know exactly what that was. And so it's been the two of us and we're now a team of five over the past year. But those early, early days, or even now, you need partners. You need people who are going to support you in terms of figuring it out. And super thankful for Susie with that as well, especially because we have very complimentary skill sets, which she's an engineer by trade and very operationally focused where I can come at things from more of a higher level. So I guess the takeaway from that is finding partners and team members and whatever you're working on that compliment the way you think and how you like to solve problems. Conor: Awesome. Thank you. What a great story. But I love how INDX is for lifelong learners like we are here at Holy Cross. So have you guys always wanted to create an app or something that promotes lifelong learning or did that day driving home to Seattle just searching from some inspiration for you guys? Thomas: Yeah. Well, I mean, I think there's a few things. I think that there's your values, right? Like Brendan was kind of talking about earlier. And then you can't just build something because you care about it. At the end of the day, there has to be a problem and you have to be able to solve that problem for people. And so I think you get lucky when you find a problem that you experience personally, that you also care a lot about in trying to solve it. So definitely didn't always have this in mind. Like Brendan was saying, there's a lot of other problems and ideas that we looked at related to health, related to other aspects of education and learning. And this is kind of the one where we just saw the most early demand or in talking to people and testing the idea, building prototypes, that kind of thing got the most traction. And that's kind of what we just continue to chase is additional traction, additional ways to level up and see if the business is viable. Conor: Awesome. Thank you. Seems like a great, great idea. And I know that there are probably so many different steps and factors that went into and are going into making the app of INDX. So can you briefly summarize and explain the process that it took and is taking to create the app? Thomas: Yeah, for sure. And I think the layer I'd add on top of it is I think that Holy Cross students, hopefully making this useful and interesting for people, like as you're thinking about career paths, I think working for startups, being in entrepreneurial environments that Holy Cross students are very preset to benefit there. A lot of it involves critical thinking, communication, having clarity of thought, going to gather evidence on things, right? And I think that that education can really help you chase that. But I think the process is like in simple terms and there's no one way to do it, but the way that we've done it is when we had the initial almost hypothesis of a problem for a particular person, we went and talked to them, tried to better understand and not solution or come up with what exactly an app or a software or an email service or whatever it is, looks like, but really define the problem and the pain that someone goes through and their experiences, and really observed that. Thomas: And then we built something that was really crappy, but people still used it, which kind of told us that even this really crappy thing might be worth making better because people were still able to... For example, the first app we built quickly, you had to put in your password every time, which I'm sure you can imagine, Conor, like you wouldn't want to do ideally, but people were still using. That was a pretty good signal that we could keep doing it. And then we ended up raising a little bit of money and built a team around the idea to chase. And we're still building out the app right now. It's not done. It's a constant work in progress. But I think the main thing is staying super close to who you think that customer is, seeing how they're interacting with it and continuing to be as intellectually honest as you can, if you're actually solving the problem and able to build a business on top of it, which is kind of the stage that we're at now. Thomas: We have the app built. We have some investment that gives us time to figure it out. And the next steps for us are, what channels can we go through? Do we really know who that beginning customer are? How are we going to monetize the product in a way that is sustainable and has incentives aligned with the user are kind of the challenges that we're tackling now. And each time you gather evidence, make a decision, see if you're right or wrong. And then if you're right, you can keep going. If you're wrong, you got to go back and see which I guess road in the woods you're going to have to take next. Conor: Right. So I guess a follow up for that. So how do you guys promote and advertise the app? Thomas: Yeah, absolutely. We haven't spent a ton of time on advertising until recently. A lot of it has been, so having like 1,000 people in a beta or like people coming in, super communicated with them as they're using early versions of the app. And it's just gotten to the point now where we're able to start to push for more people, just because we have more conviction where we're at and kind of pushing to handle it. There's a, like you want to figure out that value hypothesis first before you can grow. Because if you're building something no one cares about, when you try to grow, they're going to try it and then they're going to leave. And then you should just go back to the drawing board and making sure that you're creating that value. Thomas: But predominantly through newsletters and podcasts, which probably makes sense given what the app allows you to do. But the most traction that we've got is either organic or paid advertising in different newsletters. People who are already self-selecting into owning their own education and they're learning, subscribing to a writer or listening to a business or a technology or a health podcast, those kind of areas is where we've had the most success. And that came from trial or error. We've played with Instagram ads and stuff like that and they didn't play very well for us relative to kind of those more specific forms of advertising. Conor: Awesome. Thank you for that. Would you say that your liberal arts degree majors in economics, has it had like an impact in your creation of INDX? And if so, how did it help you in the creation of the app and moving forward? Thomas: Yeah, I think it definitely helped. I think the main thing it helped with is just the experience of it. When you're in school, you have a professor who's spending time curating content that you're going to spend time on. If you're in a history class or an economics class, like read these materials, spend time on this. And then after you kind of consume that, you have an opportunity to connect within a community that's just built in your classmates. And I know you're not there yet, Conor, but you hit the professional world and you really have to make time for that learning. Like a lot of times it can feel like there's just an immediate task at hand that you want to tackle. But continued learning is also important, right? We also live at a time where the ability to create content has basically no cost. Thomas: If you look at the podcast we're creating now, it's one of millions and millions that will be published, I don't know, in the next couple months. How do people find the content that's worth spending their time on? And once you do spend your time on that content, how do you have a feedback loop around it? How do you connect with somebody who also read it? How do you maybe revisit that three months ago? And I mean, that's how people learn for the most part in the professional world. There's a lot of friction in taking a course or going to night school if you're building a family or have a full-time job. And so as we think about trying to solve that problem, it's kind of taking this spirit of that education, where you can consume great content and connect with great members of a community and make it way, way, way, way lower friction and have software that helps people do that on their own. And it could become a different variation as we continue to learn more but that's how we're thinking about it now. Conor: Sweet. Thank you very much. Obviously you guys have made a lot of progress on app, including a blog and a podcast. So what next steps or ideas are you thinking about? There are so many different topics for people to submit podcast blogs and articles under. So have you guys thought about adding any other topics as well? Thomas: I think the main thing, the stage that we're at right now, and I'd love Brendan's take on it as well is we're still hunting for people call product market fit, right? Like iterating on the product where it's truly pulling people in and doing a great job and solving that challenge for them. So less of thinking about like tactically, what we're going to add. The main mode we're in right now is just hunting for the iteration that can hopefully actually crack the nut. So as you think about growing or people using it, or giving feedback on it, at the end of the day, you're trying to find continued traction or where to go next based on if you're actually solving the problem. But Brendan, I'd love your take on that as well. Brendan: Yeah. I think as far as what I'd add there is identifying your initial addressable market in any early stage business is critical. You cannot be everything to everybody at all times, particularly in the earliest of stages of a company's life. And so it relates to what Thomas is saying, but like finding the, when I say beachhead, there's a certain addressable market from a demographic perspective that you want to target, and that could be age, that could be educational background, that could be interest, that could... There's a whole bunch of different facets to that, but it's really figuring out as fast as possible through as much iteration as possible, what that best beachhead, that best early addressable market to focus on and then exploit it. Brendan: Again, back to the explore exploit thing. You don't want to explore forever and try and do everything because then you'll accomplish nothing. Once you kind of tap into that early sign of product market fit, like engaged addressable market, then you just go. You go run it that hard. And to me, from the purview that I set with INDX, it feels like we're entering into that phase where we're really going to start getting tactical around the exploitation of the addressable market that we are in the mid to late innings of really nailing. Conor: Sweet. Thank you for that input. So the final question we're going to ask and then wrap it up is what does your five year plan look like? And so are you guys interested in selling it off, merging, expanding or et cetera? Thomas: Yeah, I think it's a good question. I'm not sure there's a five year plan related to it specifically. I think it really depends on trajectory, right? I guess, answering it generically, like it could not work and essentially go to zero. There's acquisition, there's continuing to have the built business grow and eventually have companies go public. I think in general, what I'd close with is I think that it can be challenging, but it's a lot of fun and worth pursuing a problem that you care about. I think that Holy Cross in general, the community, other students, as they look at career opportunities should look at something similar. And so for me personally, whether it's with INDX or whatever may come next, it's the kind of ecosystem that I want to be involved in, like early stage technology startups. It's very dynamic. There's a lot of opportunities to solve problems that you care about and technology's changing every day, which is going to give you new tool sets to solve those problems. Conor: Awesome. Thank you. Brendan, do you have any input on that? Brendan: Yeah, I mean, I don't have much. Yeah. I tend to just be as much of a sounding board and a... Just for Thomas and Susie. And so ultimately I think INDX could become a bunch of different things. And ultimately the market's going to be the referee and all you can do is continue to just be maniacally focused on executing, on solving the problem that INDX is setting out to solve and what's going to be, is going to be not to be. Not to finish on a super cliche, but there you go. Conor: Awesome. Well, thank you guys so much for your time. I really appreciate hearing about your Holy Cross experience and how you use your liberal arts education to pursue the business world. And then I also, it was awesome to hear about INDX. Such a great app. I know on my part, I'm going to talk to my friends about it, show them the app, have them download it, check it out. Because I know definitely a good amount of my friends will be into that and then bring it home to my hometown, talk to my parents, my siblings, and hopefully they can bring that in their own paths to their schools and their colleges. So hopefully we can all have a part. Thomas: Feedback is much appreciated. So as you play with it, let us know. Conor: I will. I will. Thank you, Thomas and thank you, Brendan. Brendan: Thanks, Conor. Thomas: Thanks, Conor. Maura: That's our show. I hope you enjoyed hearing about just one of the many ways that Holy Cross alumni have been inspired by the mission to be people for and with others. A special thanks to today's guest and everyone at Holy Cross who has contributed to making this podcast a reality. If you or someone you know would like to be featured on this podcast, then please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you like what you hear, then please leave us a review. This podcast is brought to you by the Office of Alumni Relations at the College of the Holy Cross. You can subscribe for future episodes wherever you find your podcast. I'm your host, Maura Sweeney, and this is Mission-Driven. In the words of Saint Ignatius of Loyola, "Now go forth and set the world on fire." 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Our protagonist has been learning of some terrible events that, if town drunkard Zadok Allen is to be believed, explain some of the strange goings-on at Innsmouth. Fantastical tales of creatures from the deep, interbreeding with humans, sacrifices to the Old Ones... could any of it be true? Our hero knows he needs to get out of Innsmouth, but will the residents let him?If you'd like to support The Well Told Tale, please visit us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thewelltoldtaleBooks - (buying books from our Bookshop.org shop helps support this channel while also supporting local bookshops, at no cost to you):Books by our favourite authors - https://uk.bookshop.org/lists/the-well-told-taleLovecraftian Horror AnthologiesShadows Over Innsmouth - https://uk.bookshop.org/a/9522/9781781165287Weird Shadows Over Innsmouth - https://uk.bookshop.org/a/9522/9781781165294Weirder Shadows Over Innsmouth - https://uk.bookshop.org/a/9522/9781783291311Lovecraft's TalesThe Complete Cthulhu Mythos Tales - https://uk.bookshop.org/a/9522/9781435162556The Complete Fiction of H. P. Lovecraft - https://uk.bookshop.org/a/9522/9781631060014The Call of Cthulhu and other stories - https://uk.bookshop.org/a/9522/9781631498398 I would like to thank my patrons: Toni A, Joshua Clark, Maura Lee, Jane, John Bowles, Ruairi, Cade Norman, and Silja Tanner.Support the show
On today's episode, Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow sheds his knee brace, Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson's investigation begins and Drew Brees isn't coming back... at least yet. We finish up with quick updates in Indianapolis, Miami, Buffalo, New England and Tampa. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
This episode is a conversation with James Boomhower of Stay Fit 4 Duty about the importance of taking days off. We also dive into a short conversation about how to give and receive constructive criticism on duty. James Boomhower, BS, FP-C, NR-P, C- NPT, CCISM has been involved in EMS for over 15 years in a variety of health systems throughout New England. He currently functions in the role of Critical Care Transport Specialist-Paramedic/Lead Peer Support Director with Boston Medflight in Bedford, Massachusetts. He is the founder of Stay Fit 4 Duty. Where he works to reduce the stigma of mental health and peer support in healthcare and civil service. James helps create and run peer support teams throughout the country and is currently obtaining a master's degree in clinical psychology.Reading List"I Used To Be A Miserable FCK" by James Kim: https://amzn.to/3wCupcT"Get It Done: Surprising Lessons from the Science of Motivation" by Ayelet Fishbach: https://amzn.to/3Nk0I7bOther Podcasts MentionedMedic MindsetInstagram Influencers MentionedElyse MyersFollow James Boomhower website: https://linktr.ee/stay_fit4dutyinsta: https://www.instagram.com/stay_fit4duty/Follow Dear Chiefswebsite: http://www.dearchiefs.comInstagram: http://www.instagram.com/dearchiefspodcastfacebook: https://www.facebook.com/dearchiefspodcastfacebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/dearchiefspodcast
Jon grew up in New England, and currently lives in Florida. He graduated from URI in 2014. He went on to work as an intern at URI until he accepted a seasonal strength and conditioning coach position with the Boston Red Sox as a MiLB Strength and Conditioning Coach in 2016. He returned to URI following that season to work as an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. While there he also obtained his Master's degree in Kinesiology. Once finished, he accepted a job with the Texas Rangers organization in the winter of 2019. During his time in professional baseball, he has worked in Low-A, High-A, and AA. While in college, he had the opportunity to work or assist with baseball, basketball, soccer, football, volleyball, track and field, tennis, golf, softball, and swimming and diving.Topics covered in this episode:-Daily programming-Finding success and advice for others-Continuing education resources-Lightning RoundQuotes:-"At the end of the day we're all people" (10:22)-"Body language is more than anything you can say" (15:03)-"You gotta dive in and attack your weaknesses every once in a while" (17:57)If you would like to learn more from Jon, you can follow him on social media:Instagram:@jnazarko
From 2016 undrafted free agent to Premier League goalkeeper, Matt Turner joins the show. He discusses his love for the New England Revolution and its fans, putting on his “big boy pants” and we gauge just how ready he is for life in England! With a baby on the way, the newlywed gives us all the life details before his big move.
Matt and Brian field listener questions on NFL offseason, player movement, and NFL Draft grades. Green Bay Packers make Jaire Alexander the highest paid cornerback in the league. Jarvis Landry signs with the New Orleans Saints -- could Drew Brees comeback to join him? No offensive coordinator in New England? Miami Dolphins primed for a breakout season? Can the upstart New York Jets survive a brutal early season schedule? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
In March, Dawn and Steve sat down with Clarence Haynes at the National Religious Broadcasters Convention to talk about Philippians 4. This morning they share this insightful interview with listeners. Clarence Haynes lives in a small New England town with his wife, Diana, and their two children. In addition to being a husband and father, he is a public speaker by profession. In his local church, he serves on the special needs ministry, occasionally preaches in Sunday services, and teaches bible study. Every Thursday you can find Clarence in the Bible Study Club; an online ministry he co-founded with Diane. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Are you a taphophile? (Someone who has a passion or enjoyment of cemeteries). We sure are! Join your favorite Salem tour guides Jeffrey and Sarah as they take you through the cemeteries of Salem. Resources:https://friendsofgreenlawn.org/https://www.harmonygrovesalem.org/You know what to do:www.salemthepodcast.comInstagram - @salemthepodcast Email - email@example.comYoutube - Salem The PodcastBook a tour with Jeffreywww.btftours.comBook a tour with Sarahwww.bewitchedtours.comIntro/Outro Music from Uppbeat:https://uppbeat.io/t/all-good-folks/unfamiliar-facesLicense code: NGSBY7LA1HTVAUJE
Tom Curran is THE guy to talk Tom Brady, Gronk, and Bill Belichick. He's been covering the Pats since 1997 and is the Patriots Insider on NBC Sports Boston. Rock wanted to find out if Brady and Gronk were different in New England compared to what they're like now in Tampa Bay, what Bill Belichick […] The post The Rock Stops Here: Tom Curran Of NBC Sports Boston appeared first on Radio Influence.
This week we welcome Rhonda Corey. Rhonda is the host of the weekly comedy show Talk is Cheap. Rhonda truly embodies the New England spirit. Rhonda redefines the comedy event experience by creating an environment where adults at any stage of life can laugh together. She is the creator of Out of the Blue Comedy, a multi-performer show that is 100% clean, and the co-founder/comedic half of Take Two Ministries.Check them out at http://www.rhondacorey.com/ or @rhondacoreycomedy on InstagramWe now have an INSTAGRAM! Check it out at thecleancomedypodcast on InstagramTurn your funny into money! Check out the official website here: http://comedypreneur.comPick up a copy of “How To Produce Comedy Shows For Fun & Profit” here: https://amzn.to/31H4wxmDo you have a topic that you would like to hear discussed? Are you a clean comedian looking for an awesome podcast to be in? Do you have life-burning questions?Reach out to us at https://www.thecleancomedypodcast.com/contact/
This week on STV, woman joins us for some updates in her life and to hang out by the fire. Brad welcomes a new boat to the family and has already started the deconstruction process. Ryan spends some time up in the New England states. And Jim and Corey, well…….. Things got cut short and you may never know.
Korean adoptee Corissa Saint Laurent, 48, struggled with alcohol addiction as a young person after she felt abandoned by her adoptive mother. Just before she became a mother herself, she found her Korean mother, miraculously living not far from where she had been adopted to in New England. Reuniting with her eomma has closed a circle of pain for her.
The Patriots' assistant coaching staff met with the media for the first time in the 2022 season. Offensive assistants Matt Patricia and Joe Judge shed some light on the offense's direction and what roles they could have. Also, New England cut former Miami QB D'Eriq King after trying him out at multiple positions. You can also listen and Subscribe to Patriots Newsfeed on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, and at CLNSMedia.com for Audio Updates on the Patriots. Follow Patriots CLNS and Evan Lazar on Twitter! @PatriotsCLNS & @ezlazar CLNS Patriots Coverage is Powered by BetOnline.ag, Use Promo Code: CLNS50 for a 50% Welcome Bonus On Your First Deposit! You can also listen and Subscribe to Patriots Newsfeed on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, and at CLNSMedia.com for Audio Updates on the Patriots. Follow Patriots CLNS and Evan Lazar on Twitter! @PatriotsCLNS & @ezlazar
Atlanta United analyst Jason Longshore joined Dukes & Bell for his weekly appearance and talked about the team's draw yesterday against New England yesterday. Longshore talked about the team getting better on the offensive end and why he is optimistic despite the team's injuries.
Atlanta United analyst Jason Longshore joined Dukes & Bell for his weekly appearance and talked about the team's draw yesterday against New England yesterday. Longshore talked about the team getting better on the offensive end and why he is optimistic despite the team's injuries.
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In this episode, we sit down with Kelly Pina - producer, and Shane Rhuda - Bull Fighter for the New England Rodeo. We learn about how the New England Rodeo started, and some history about some of the events you can see at the Rodeo. Kelly tells us about how she began barrel racing, and what she loves about the sport. We also talk about some of the misconceptions about the treatment of animals involved in Rodeos, and how false they really are. Later in the interview, we are joined by one of the 3 Bull Fighters, Shane. He tells us how he grew up in the Rodeo world. Besides Bull Fighting, Shane has roping in his blood line, He tells us how his mother was a nationwide champion. We talk about the extreme risk associated with the sport, and what the payoff is when you walk out of the Arena after saving a cowboy. www.nerodeo.com FB: New England Rodeo
It's two weeks away and we want YOU to join us for the LIGHT A CANDLE GALA on Thursday June 2nd at The Andover Country Club 6-8pm, as we celebrate ONE WISH PROJECT and their mission to recognize birthdays for children and teens living in homeless shelters and foster homes throughout New England! Tickets are $25 -- come party with us!
Andrew Hanson shares is incredible story of how he came from nothing to become a performance-driven, multi-faceted, strategic real estate agent and created a successful short term rental business “Pond Life Vacation Rentals” with beautiful homes and many water sports and activities available for guests in New England, USA, as well as running his CityScapes Property Management business. You'll hear about his wish is to help inspire readers of the book that no matter what your background is that you can rise to the top and create financial freedom for your family! Hospitable Hosts is co-authored by 40 professional hosts from around the globe, a collection of industry megastars like no other!! All share essential tips, education and what it means to be a hospitable host in this amazing book, which is available to buy now: https://amzn.to/3Mlfr1U - in Kindle edition, paperback or hardback. You can get in touch with Andrew here: www.linktr.ee/AndrewHanson For show notes and resources in my podcast, go to my website www.servicedaccommodationsecrets.com and Facebook page: http://bit.ly/SASecretsPage See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Joe (92.9 The Game) and JSam (MLSsoccer.com) are back to talk about a fun 2-2 draw against New England that would be have been a lot more fun if Atlanta had actually won. Oh well, onto the next one. At least we weren't given a chance to make a new version of the world's blandest country and somehow settle on clam chowder as a cultural delicacy. Let's make a New New England and try this again, y'all. Anyway, check out the patreon for video breakdowns, interviews and more and to join the world-famous Five Stripe Final discord. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Does the funk from last week still permeate into this one? Nah, the boys are their joyous, rambunctious selves again! HUZZAH! Doug had his birthday so he is 40 now, and we don't have to listen to Bill stammer through the most basic of intros. In this episode the boys talk about Bill's mis-adventures at work, the Owen Hart Memorial Tournament, Jeff Hardy, their Pro Kota Ibushi situation, WWE Wrestlemania Backlash, Bill's hot take on the MCU, NJPW's Capital Collision, AEW, and of course Doug's wanting to make kisses with certain fans in the crowd. All this and more, for FREE?! You gots to be shitting me! This week's episode is brought to you by the Feast Sandwich Company of Willicockick Rhode Island, “Eat a sandwich in the hottest parking lot in all of New England!” Here are a couple of questions for you after listening: How long do you think until Bill snaps and puts a hit on Cuda? Honestly, did you know about the last of the NXT releases? What will it take for Doug to actually watch wrestling this week? My answers: Maybe a month from what I'm hearing under the floorboards. I did because I'm the one constantly feeding Bill notes during recording, he seriously has no fucking clue what is going on. I'm really not sure, I'm more really on the edge of my seat about what he thought about Antman and Wasp 2! Links from the Podcast- Google Sheet of Assignments of the Past It's All Pro Wrestling Playlist NJPW Capital Collision PPV Assignments For Next Week- February, 2014- IWA Mid-South- Falls Count Anywhere In the County Match: Jordynne Grace v. Heidi Lovelace YouTube August 18th, 2021- AEW Dark- Brandon Cutler v. Frankie Kazarian YouTube Check Everything Else We Do: Twitter Instagram Facebooks Merch- Threadless Store Merch- RedBubble Website Songs Used In The Podcast: Intro/Outro- “IAPW Theme?” by Pop-A-Weasel “Happy Birthday” by Ludvig Forssell, on Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Extended (Soundtrack) “N95” by Kendrick Lamar, on Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers “Enigmatic” by PeroxWHY?gen/Jeff Hardy, on Precession of the Equinoxes “Big Shots” by Eyedea and Abilities, on First Born “Ironside” by Quincy Jones on Theme From Ironside
On October 3, 1759, a company of nearly 120 men under the command of Major Robert Rogers attacked an Indian Village on the St. Francis River between Montreal and Quebec, killing most of the occupants and looting and burning the Jesuit Mission that supported the town. The loot taken from the church included gold candlesticks, coins, a gold calf, and a ten pound silver statuette of the Madonna holding the baby Jesus. This was done during the French-Indian War, and as the raiding party escaped southward the French and their Indian allies the Abenaki were in hot pursuit of Rogers Rangers, who had hundreds of hard miles to cross and no food or supplies to support them. the Ranger party split up, many died, and much of the stolen treasure, including the Madonna, was lost in the New England wilderness. The historical value of the Silver Madonna, which has never been found- priceless. This is the story. NEW) 1001 Stories From The Old West (Spotify)- https://open.spotify.com/show/0c2fc0cGwJBcPfyC8NWNTw 1001 Stories from Roy's Diner on Player.fm: Follow Us https://player.fm/series/1001-stories-network 1001 Radio Days right here at Google Podcasts FREE: https://podcasts.google.com/search/1001%20radio%20days 1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales at Google Podcasts https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy5tZWdhcGhvbmUuZm0vQURMNzU3MzM0Mjg0NQ== 1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories & Mysteries at Google Podcasts: https://podcasts.google.com/search/1001%20heroes 1001 Sherlock Holmes Stories (& Tales from Arthur Conan Doyle) https://podcasts.google.com/search/1001%20sherlock%20holmes 1001 Ghost Stories & Tales of the Macabre on Spotify: https://podcasts.google.com/search/1001%20ghost%20stories 1001 Stories for the Road on Google Podcasts https://podcasts.google.com/search/1001%20stories%20for%20the%20road Enjoy 1001 Greatest Love Stories on Google Podcasts https://podcasts.google.com/search/1001%20greatest%20love%20stories 1001 History's Best Storytellers: (author interviews) on Stitcher https://www.stitcher.com/show/1001-historys-best-storytellers APPLE USERS (NEW) 1001 Stories From The Old West- https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-stories-from-the-old-west/id1613213865 1001 Stories From Roy's Diner at Apple Podcasts https://podcasts.apple.com/fi/podcast/1001-stories-from-roys-diner/id1594740377 Catch 1001 Heroes on any Apple Device here (Free): https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-heroes-legends-histories-mysteries-podcast/id956154836?mt=2 Catch 1001 CLASSIC SHORT STORIES at Apple Podcast App Now: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-classic-short-stories-tales/id1078098622 Catch 1001 Stories for the Road at Apple Podcast now: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-stories-for-the-road/id1227478901 NEW Enjoy 1001 Greatest Love Stories on Apple Devices here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-greatest-love-stories/id1485751552 Catch 1001 RADIO DAYS now at Apple iTunes! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-radio-days/id1405045413?mt=2 NEW 1001 Ghost Stories & Tales of the Macabre is now playing at Apple Podcasts! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-ghost-stories-tales-of-the-macabre/id1516332327 NEW Enjoy 1001 History's Best Storytellers (Interviews) on Apple Devices here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-historys-best-storytellers/id1483649026 NEW Enjoy 1001 Sherlock Holmes Stories and The Best of Arthur Conan Doyle https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-sherlock-holmes-stories-best-sir-arthur-conan/id1534427618 Get all of our shows at one website: https://.1001storiespodcast.com REVIEWS NEEDED . My email works as well for comments: firstname.lastname@example.org SUPPORT OUR SHOW BY BECOMING A PATRON! https://.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork. Its time I started asking for support! Thank you. Its a few dollars a month OR a one time. (Any amount is appreciated). YOUR REVIEWS AND SUBSCRIPTIONS AT APPLE/ITUNES AND ALL ANDROID HOSTS ARE NEEDED AND APPRECIATED! LINKS BELOW. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Just a few more hours until tipoff at the TD Garden, several cities across New England broke records yesterday for highest temperature, and new tensions are developing with Japan. 5 minutes of news that will keep you in The Loop.
Thank you for listening to another episode of DWP! Ron and I talk about this strange development brought to light recently. We are still following the story and hopefully will be talking with the man who broke the news! Stay tuned. Support the Wicked Planet Podcast and Ron from New England! Listen to his show and leave 5 star reviews! He's a great dude. EMF protective beanie
*ATTENTION FELLOW SHOPPERS*On this episode of Stance Bodega, the Clerks (Antonio & Gio) are at The Eccentric Season Opener chatting with anyone who pulls up the bodega (booth).We had Jeremy Hansen (Hansen Media), Marcos Woods (Off.Balance), Hubba (The Truth Juice), Electro (Import Evolution), Nick Belmont & John Novak from Eccentric join us to share their thoughts of the show and some background ! Thanks to Eccentric for the opportunity ! Follow Them Here:Eccentric:https://eccentric.ushttps://www.instagram.com/eccentric.tm/https://www.facebook.com/eccentric.tmJeremy Hansen:https://www.instagram.com/hansen_media_/Hubba:https://www.instagram.com/hub_8o8_s/https://www.instagram.com/its_the_truthjuice/Import Evolution:https://import-evolution.comhttps://www.instagram.com/importevolution/https://www.facebook.com/iecarshow/Marcos Woods:https://www.instagram.com/llamarcos/https://www.instagram.com/off.balance.bstn/Stance Bodega:https://StanceBodega.comSupport the show
After the ApocalypseA pandemic survival storySeason two, Episode Nineteen, “Teutoburg”A cold, dry, wind swept dust and bits of trash from the parking lot. It danced in the distribution center entrance like a tiny tornado. Bert checked over his M4 and decided he should probably clean it at some point. As near as he could figure it had been a week since he'd done so. He was leaning against a squat cement pillar that, he supposed, was meant to keep vehicles from crashing into the building. There was a line of them planted in front of the glass doors. ...Email List -> https://acast.us14.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=a02fed2a783fcc887760255a9&id=e15419e7bePodcast on Acast -> https://shows.acast.com/after-the-apocalypseFacebook group -> https://www.facebook.com/groups/oldmanapocalypsePatreon to support the show -> https://www.patreon.com/AftertheApocalypseKindle Vella Story -> https://www.amazon.com/kindle-vella/story/B09LTRC8RHMerch Store -> http://tee.pub/lic/8MubRv7yeAw...Hello my survivor friends. How are you doing? Ollie the Collie and I are doing well. Summer has arrived up here in New England with its long days and warm weather. Finally. I feel like I'm emerging from a hole. This is episode 19 of the second season. For you chronologically-challenged this episode will drop on May 13th 2022. A little bit more than 2 years since the idea occurred to me on a drizzly run down by the banks of the Chattahoochee at the start of a global pandemic that, at the time, seemed like it might actually be the end of the world. But we're still here. Why? Because we're survivors! Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
KI KI KI...MA MA MA! Happy Friday the 13th Creeps! As a special surprise we sat down with our buddy Kellen from Kellen's Petty Talk Show, to countdown our Top 5 Kills of the Friday the 13th Series! Keep it creepy, Justin, Jeremy & B-Ratty P.S. We had a little static come through on this one but we felt it added to the vintage flavor. EPISODE MUSIC Intro Music: "Theme from Friday the 13th Part III" by Harry Manfredini. All rights reserved. Where to Find Us Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/epic-film-guys-podcast/id1027239734 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/7HLugZWXbUgT6DlkuVz93R Google Podcasts: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cDovL2VwaWNmaWxtZ3V5cy5wb2RiZWFuLmNvbS9mZWVkLw Podchaser: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/epic-film-guys-podcast-1724 The Hobster's Dumpster: https://www.facebook.com/groups/epicfilmguys Feed URL: https://epicfilmguys.podbean.com/feed/ Wordpress: http://epicfilmguys.wordpress.com YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/epicfilmguysny/live You can also catch us on most every podcatcher under the sun! Search for us on BluBrry, Stitcher, Spreaker, Google Podcasts, Overcast, and many others. Search and you will find us! There has never been a better time to join up with the elites at https://www.patreon.com/epicfilmguys! You can get access to pre-roll and outtakes from the show, exclusive episodes, free swag, and so much more. Tiers start as low as $1/month! Please consider supporting the show, and thank you for being one of the EFG faithful! Executive Producers: Jarrod Taylor, Johnny Nigh Producers: Alan Gallauresi, Andrew Folloder, Brandon Frederick, Chris Yeany, Christopher J. Maltezos, The Countdown, Julio Olivera Mendoza, Justin Winters, Kate Maxwell, Matt Bartman, The Movie Journey, Nerdrovert, Patrick Sherwood, Reel Feels Podcast, Scott LaVare, Tony Dobish, TwistedPhilly, Two Peas on a Podcast, Tyler Dane Sutton, Cody Mastel, Dissect that Film. Meet the BRAIN STEW crew Justin lives in a suburb of Washington D.C. after moving from the Binghamton, NY area with his wife and daughter. He is our resident "encyclopedia of film" and chances are, if you've heard some film news, Justin already heard it before you. A massive fan of the '80s and horror flicks of all shapes and sizes! Catch him on Facebook or our Instagram account, or on our Twitter @EpicFilmGuys. Jeremy lives in Woodbridge VA. He is a diehard Horror expert, memorabilia collector, and overly enthusiastic movie fan. He has traveled the world far and wide, meeting celebrities, collecting rare movie artifacts and meeting hundreds of members of the horror community. If you don't know who he is now, you soon will. Catch him on Facebook or on his Instagram at @jt_pumpkin_gutz Brady lives just outside of Boston, MA. He graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in Political Science, and is currently pursuing his Master's of English Studies at ASU (Forks Up). After falling in love with horror and devouring any 80s/90s horror he could get his hands on, he started writing for Epic Film Guys in early 2021. Currently, he spends his time reading up on new authors in the horror genre, visiting any New England landmark referenced in boom or film, and listening to Creed. Catch him on Twitter @BradyCloven and on Instagram @bacloven Learn the full history of the Epic Film Guys by visiting http://epicfilmguys.wordpress.com/about-us/.
To support independent ski journalism, please consider becoming a free or paid subscriber. Starting in June, paid subscribers will receive podcasts three days before free subscribers.WhoDoug Fish, President and Founder of the Indy PassRecorded onMay 9, 2022About the Indy PassHere’s an overview of the 2022-23 Indy Pass suite:And here’s what that gets you access to:Why I interviewed himIt’s unfortunate that Steamboat, a personal favorite and one of Colorado’s most amiable mountains, has become the avatar for sticker-shock skiing, but there it is: $269 peak-day walk-up lift tickets last season. Any collateral pain is self-inflicted, and they seem committed to the process, so I don’t feel too bad hammering on them about it. Still, for readers of this newsletter, most of whom have next year’s Ikon Passes tucked into their jacket pockets by Easter, my ceaseless yammering about walk-up ticket prices can probably seem tedious and abstract, like detailing the logistical challenges of sustainable asteroid mining or the tolerable viral load of a brontosaurus: who cares?Which is a fair question. But as the three dozen or so mega-resorts that have mainlined this triple-digit ticket tactic race toward $300 for a day of skiing, a cartoonishly absurd double universe has materialized. One that makes comparisons like this possible: for $10 more than an Ikon-oblivious skier would pay for one day at Steamboat, they could have skied 162 days at 81 ski areas with a $279 Indy Pass. Which is probably more days than most skiers rack up in a decade, and more ski areas than they visit in a lifetime.It’s a hell of a bargain, is what I’m trying to say here, and an amazing product that the greater skiing public has, so far, failed to appreciate in large numbers. Indy predicted 400,000 redemptions this past season. The number came in at 125,000. That’s a 68.75 percent miss, which Fish attributes, in this interview, to overzealous predictions coming off the bomber Covid-induced boom season of 2020-21. What that means, for us skiers, is that this thing probably has plenty of room left to grow.“Growth” means a couple things here. First, more resorts are incoming. Fish promised as much in this interview, even in already crowded New England. The smaller-than-expected number of redemptions means the 85 percent cut of Indy revenue that goes to the resorts was not as diluted as Fish feared it could have been (he explains how the pass operates in the interview). Plus, the new Allied Resorts discount program is broad enough that this thing could easily reach a total of 200 downhill partners (it’s not unthinkable that the addition of cross-country ski areas could push that number toward 300).Second, more skiers are likely coming too. That’s a good thing. Numbers bring stability. Wouldn’t more skiers mean more redemptions? Yes, but it means more revenue, too, and since it’s likely that the most hardcore skiers – i.e. those most likely to redeem 30 days – are already in. Fish was comfortable enough with the average number of redemptions that he held prices steady for next season – and sales are strong as a result.For all the attention The Storm lavishes on the Indy Pass, the product is an industry minnow, not even three years old. Yet somehow this little pass with as many annual visits as an Eagle County weekend has stapled itself to the marquee alongside the Epic and Ikon passes, a toddler in size 14 boots. It’s been astonishing to watch it grow, but it will be more amazing still to see what happens when it grows into those knee-high kicks. Fish is the first three-time guest on The Storm Skiing Podcast. Yes, because he’s generous with his time and humble in his approach, but also because he keeps coming up with new things to say, keeps making the story more compelling, keeps making us believe that this is something worth talking about.What we talked aboutContinued discussion on whether any of the Mt. Hood ski areas would ever land on Indy; redemption and sales totals versus expectations for this past ski season; how the Indy Pass works from a business point of view; how Indy is able to sign headliners like Powder Mountain and Jay Peak, which could easily align with the Epic or Ikon passes; how Cannon kept visits high even as the mountain added an enormous number of blackout dates; White Pass finds the Epkon refugees; the power of Brundage and Tamarack as a combined destination; other popular Indy combos; the New England state that will definitely get a new full Indy Pass partner before next season; expansion potential in New York; the chances of Jay staying with Indy post-sale (whenever that happens); why Indy Pass prices will stay steady for 2022-23; why the Indy Pass processing fee exists and why it’s here to stay; the Indy Switch Pass; untangling the spaghetti bowl of last year’s blackout dates; fixing the Saturday problem; thoughts on the recent additions of Kelly Canyon, Bluewood, and Ski Sawmill; the surprising appeal of Swain; finally breaking into Colorado, with Sunlight; the number of Indy Pass visits that originate out of state; thoughts on Japan; dispensing with the resort target number; losing Marmot Basin; the genesis and purpose of the Allied Resorts program; begging Doug to shift Burke to full partner status; and why Indy began including cross-country ski areas and how the response has been so far. Why I thought that now was a good time for this interviewSince it debuted in 2008, the Epic Pass has both held steady and constantly evolved. Its premise, from the beginning, was fairly basic: unlimited access to all Vail Resorts, all the time. It launched with six mountains, and now includes access to 9,000. But almost annually, Vail has added some innovation or another: the Epic Local Pass, various versions of the Epic Day Pass, local and midweek passes, a massive lodging and on-mountain discount program, the Epic Mix tracking app, a payment plan, etc. Some of these innovations were more useful than others, but every year, we can expect something new. And that’s in addition to all the extra ski areas.Vail, skiing’s imperial fleet, rippling with aircraft carriers and battleships and submarines, is well equipped to dream up such annual salvos of newness. It’s impressive that Indy, with a staff that would be insufficient to captain a 30-foot fishing boat, has orchestrated a commando version of this evolution. The 2019 Indy Pass cost $199 and delivered two days each at 34 ski areas. There were no blackouts and no product variation (a few partners offered an add-on pass). The next year: 52 ski areas, plus a $99 kids pass and a $129 add-on pass, available uniformly across all partner ski areas. The Indy+ Pass and a payment plan also debuted. 2021 brought a (probably too large, Fish now admits) price increase, but access to 66 ski areas at launch and an additional 17 by December, including four in Japan. By the time Indy confirmed its 2022-23 lineup last month, the roster stood at 83 downhill partners. An ambitious cross-country initiative seeks to add more than 30 Nordic partners by winter, and the standalone XC pass is just $69 (all Indy Pass holders get the XC days). And the Allied Resorts program, announced earlier this week, ensures that nearly any ski area that’s interested can fold itself into this nationally marketed network. Fish also held prices steady, upped the renewal discount, and introduced the Indy Switch Pass to encourage Epkon snobs to reconsider.There was plenty to talk about, is my point. And Fish, as always, accommodated, on one condition: for the love of God can we keep it to an hour?Questions I wish I’d askedI had meant to ask Doug about the possibility of pre-loading Indy tickets onto resort’s RFID cards, but I didn’t get to it. While he said that such integrations were “not practical,” he did provide the following statement, teasing a pretty cool tech upgrade coming for the season after next:In partnership with our tech partner Entabeni Systems, we will be rolling out an app for the 2023-24 season [I incorrectly indicated on Twitter earlier this week that this feature would be available for next ski season] that will allow our passholders to carry their pass on their phones. Among other features, it will contain a scannable QR code that can be read at the ticket window, eliminating the need for looking them up in our system.This app can be deployed without passing any additional costs on to our customers which we’d have to do if we issued a physical pass.What we got wrongI intimated that Powder Mountain was outside of the Wasatch Mountains, but the ski area in fact lies within this mountain range. I also suggested that Winter Park was a blacked-out mountain on the Ikon Pass, which it is not (on any version of the product other than the Ikon Session Pass). Doug also referred to “Wintergreen,” West Virginia. He meant Winterplace. Wintergreen is in Virginia, and is not an Indy Pass partner. Doug also referred to the marketing director of Sunlight, Colorado as “Tony Hawks” – his name is Troy Hawks, and you can (and should) follow him on Twitter here, since he’s the man who brough Indy Pass to Colorado.Why you should buy the Indy PassIn my head, gas is always a dollar a gallon. Even decades after that fleeting era when I pushed shopping carts for $4.35 an hour and drove a rusty pick-up, any sum over $15 to fill my gas tank baffles me. Candy bars are forever lodged at 35 cents, Hostess cupcakes at 55 cents – such were the prices when I would peddle my Huffy to the neighborhood Total in the 1980s.I’m sure there’s a name for this pricing nostalgia. Whatever it’s called, the first best thing about the Indy Pass has become a liability, as It-Used-to-Cost-$199 Bro forever peppers social media with his waxings of this bygone era. “When the Indy Pass came out, it was under $200 and there were no blackouts,” he will complain. “And it came with a pair of Volkls and a free Subaru. Now it costs $279, there’s all kinds of blackouts, and the courtesy ‘vehicle’ is just a Shetland pony without a saddle. It’s all going to hell!”Bros across America need to let it go. Yes, last year’s price jump was a little extreme. Fish admits as much in the interview. But it is still a very good deal – had it debuted at $279 with its current roster, it would seem like the greatest thing ever. That’s because it is. The glory in the Indy Pass is not in what it was – a coalition of 34 broadly distributed resorts – but in what it has become and is transforming into. We’re closing in on 100 partners, and we’ll likely blow right past that by the Fourth of July. God bless America. This is one damn fine product.There is one more dumbass Bro out there that befuddles Indy’s ascension: It’s-Not-Worth-It Bro. It’s-Not-Worth-It Bro’s narrative goes something like this: yes, it’s cool that Indy put all these mountains on one pass, but they’re not the sort of ski resorts that are “worth” traveling to Montana/Idaho/Utah for or anything.I beg your pardon? Scroll back to the chart at the top of this article. Red Lodge: 2,400 vertical feet, 1,635 acres, 250 inches of annual snowfall. Powder Mountain: 2,205 vert/8,464 acres (3,000 lift-served)/400 inches. Brundage: 1,921/1,920/320. Castle: 2,833/3,592/354. Exactly which district of Narnia do you call home if these numbers leave you yawning?There are a lot of good reasons to buy an Indy Pass: you live within a few hours of a half dozen or more partners and are looking for a reasonably priced family winter. You have an Epkon pass but are leary of voyaging through the gates of Mount Snow/Keystone/Mammoth/Crystal on a midwinter Saturday. You’ve already visited every high-speed demo center on the continent and are looking for something different. You’re Van Life Bro and want to ski an entire winter for less than five dollars. You want to support skiing’s equivalent of craft beer (only, in this case, the indie label is a lot less expensive). Or you just love skiing and everything about it, and you want to understand this dynamic world to the fullest extent possible.There are good reasons not to buy the Indy Pass, too: you don’t travel much, the mountains are too far, you are happy with your local, you dad’s private plane is too big to land at any mountain town airport other than Eagle. But if your goal is lots of skiing, and if you don’t exactly need a home mountain and have a little flexibility to travel, if you value novelty and don’t mind the occasional mile-long Hall double chair ride to the summit, then lock this thing in before prices increase on May 18.More Indy Pass on The Storm Skiing Podcast:Snow Ridge, New York GM Nick MirBeaver Mountain, Utah owner Travis SeeholzerLittle Switzerland, Nordic Mountain, The Rock Co-Owner Rick SchmitzTamarack, Idaho President Scott TurlingtonShawnee Mountain, Pennsylvania CEO Nick FredericksChina Peak, California CEO Tim CoheeLutsen and Granite Peak Owner Charles SkinnerCaberfae Peaks, Michigan Co-Owner and GM Tim MeyerWhaleback Executive Director Jon Hunt (recorded pre-Indy)Titus Mountain Co-Owner Bruce Monette Jr. (recorded pre-Indy)Indy Pass Founder Doug Fish (April 27, 2021 – 2nd appearance)West Mountain, New York owners Sara and Spencer Montgomery (recorded pre-Indy)Montage Mountain Managing Owner Charles Jefferson (recorded pre-Indy)Granite Peak, Wisconsin GM Greg FisherWaterville Valley, New Hampshire GM Tim SmithBolton Valley, Vermont President Lindsay DesLauriersBousquet GM and ownership (recorded pre-Indy)Saddleback, Maine GM Andy Shepard (recorded pre-Indy)Jay Peak, Vermont GM Steve WrightCannon Mountain, New Hampshire GM John DeVivoIndy Pass Founder Doug Fish (May 31, 2020 – 1st appearance)Berkshire East and Catamount, Massachusetts Owner Jon SchaeferBurk Mountain GM Kevin Mack (recorded pre-Indy)Magic Mountain, Vermont President Geoff HathewayThe Storm publishes year-round, and guarantees 100 articles per year. 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