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MICRO BREAK is a podcast that dives into the history of famous people, places, and things. Hosted by Michael J Maione, life-long Jersey Boy! Episodes are short, fun, and informative. MICRO BREAK - A podcast for humans with the attention span of a goldfish!

MICRO BREAK is a podcast that dives into the history of famous people, places, and things. Hosted by Michael J Maione, life-long Jersey Boy! Episodes are short, fun, and informative. MICRO BREAK - A podcast for humans with the attention span of a goldfish!

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United States

Description:

MICRO BREAK is a podcast that dives into the history of famous people, places, and things. Hosted by Michael J Maione, life-long Jersey Boy! Episodes are short, fun, and informative. MICRO BREAK - A podcast for humans with the attention span of a goldfish!

Twitter:

@Micro_Break

Language:

English


Episodes

MICRO BREAK RAW 7-28-22 | It’s Not a Total Goodbye!

7/28/2022
On this episode of MICRO BREAK (RAW), I explain some of the reasons this podcast is coming to a close. All is not lost though! I will be hosting a brand new podcast show called I NEVER KNEW, coming soon. Use the link below to subscribe now so you don't miss a single thing! https://linktr.ee/ineverknew Follow the Host Twitterhttps://twitter.com/MichaelJMaione Linktreehttps://linktr.ee/MICRO_BREAK Website https://www.podpage.com/micro-break/

The Invention of the Vinyl Record | Episode 103

7/12/2022
On this episode of MICRO BREAK (Episode 103), we go back to the 1800s and lean about the birth of vinyl records and the modern day record player. Oh yea, you might call it a turntable or phonograph! **PLEASE rate, review, share with friends, family, loved ones, and social media! Please tell the world about the MICRO BREAK podcast! **Never miss a moment with Newsly. Newsly is a text to speech mobile application that makes it easy to consume your favorite topics by reading content to you in...

Duration:00:19:10

From The Quarrymen to the Fab Four | Episode 102

7/5/2022
On this episode of MICRO BREAK (Episode 102), we go back to 1958 where it all began with the most popular, and most downloaded phenonium in modern music history. Yep, today, I cover the life and legacy of The Beatles! **PLEASE rate, review, share with friends, family, loved ones, and social media! Please tell the world about the MICRO BREAK podcast! **Never miss a moment with Newsly. Newsly is a text to speech mobile application that makes it easy to consume your favorite topics by reading...

Duration:00:18:24

Spotify | The Modern Day Mixtape | Episode 101

6/28/2022
On this episode of MICRO BREAK (Episode 101), we learn about that "little" Swedish company called Spotify! Founded by Daniel Ek back in 2008, Spotify just might be considered the Modern Day Mixtape of the 21st Century! But how did they get their start? Spotify is used in 61 countries, has 160 million active users and a library of over 35 million songs. Let's find out together! **PLEASE rate, review, share with friends, family, loved ones, and social media! Please tell the world about the...

Duration:00:15:38

MICRO BREAK RAW 6-21-22 | Don’t Let The Journey End

6/22/2022
On this episode of MICRO BREAK Raw, I get very personal and discuss the possibility of turning off the podcast lights. Follow the Host Linktree https://linktr.ee/MICRO_BREAK Website https://www.podpage.com/micro-break/

Duration:00:05:26

100th Episode Special! | Episode 100

6/21/2022
On this episode of MICRO BREAK (Episode 100), we look back at the past three seasons and celebrate 100 officially published episodes! Hear guests, original songs, original music and so much more! *Intro Correction-The MICRO BREAK Podcast was started in August of 2020! I must be getting old. This is the 100th episode special and it would not be possible without fans like you! **PLEASE rate, review, share with friends, family, loved ones, and social media! Please tell the world about the...

Duration:00:38:51

The Cranberries | The Quartet from Ireland | Episode 99

6/14/2022
Welcome to season 3! On this episode of MICRO BREAK (Episode 99), we lean about this epic band from Ireland! The Cranberries were an Irish rock band formed in Limerick, Ireland. Originally named The Cranberry Saw Us. The band's front person was the amazing Dolores O’Riordan. Sadly, Dolores passed away in 2018 at the young age of 46. So let's go back to Limerick and see how this timeless band was formed, and how their music still lives on to this day. **PLEASE rate, review, share with...

Duration:00:19:13

OLD EL PASO - Bringing Families TOGETHER | Episode 98

6/7/2022
Welcome to season 3! On this episode of MICRO BREAK (Episode 98), We learn about one of America's favorite food companies, OLD EL PASO. OLD EL PASO is a brand of Tex-Mex-style foods from American food producer General Mills. These include dinner kits, tacos and tortillas, taco seasoning, sauces, condiments, rice, and refried beans. I've been using their taco kits for most of my natural born life! So when did it all start? Can any day be Taco Tuesday? Let's find out together! **PLEASE rate,...

Duration:00:17:04

Memorial Day (Decoration Day) | Special | Episode 97

5/31/2022
Welcome to season 3! On this episode of MICRO BREAK (Episode 97), we learn about the true history of Memorial Day in the USA, and remember our fallen Veterans from War. I also speak very close to my heart and honor my Father who died serving our country in the Vietnam War. **PLEASE rate, review, share with friends, family, loved ones, and social media! Please tell the world about the MICRO BREAK podcast! **Never miss a moment with Newsly. Newsly is a text to speech mobile application that...

Duration:00:17:11

Bavarian Motor Works (BMW) - The Ultimate Driving Machine | Episode 96

5/24/2022
Welcome to season 3! On this episode of MICRO BREAK (Episode 96), I cover the past 100 years of the BMW Group, known as Bavarian Motor Works. Initially, BMW started as an airplane engine company, eventually transitioning into one of the most well-known luxury car manufacturers in the world. So buckle your seat belt, as we take a deep dive into the history of BMW! **PLEASE rate, review, share with friends, family, loved ones, and social media! Please tell the world about the MICRO BREAK...

Duration:00:18:52

MICRO BREAK Raw 5-18-22

5/18/2022
On this episode of MICRO BREAK RAW (5-18-22), I test out the Podbean Live App and run a short live stream! Follow the Host Linktree - https://linktr.ee/MICRO_BREAK Website - https://www.podpage.com/micro-break/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/Micro_Break Disclaimer MICRO BREAK RAW episodes are unedited and recorded by alternative means that may include portable phones, USB mics, or inferior equipment. The audio quality and content are not a true representation of the overall MICRO BREAK...

Duration:00:06:19

An Episode About Nothing | A Call to Action | Episode 95

5/17/2022
Welcome to season 3! On this episode of MICRO BREAK (Episode 95), I talk to you, my loyal fans about spreading the word about the podcast. So no particular topic, more of a call to action! **PLEASE rate, review, share with friends, family, loved ones, and social media! Please tell the world about the MICRO BREAK podcast! **Never miss a moment with Newsly. Newsly is a text to speech mobile application that makes it easy to consume your favorite topics by reading content to you in a natural,...

Duration:00:12:25

History of Weight Watchers (WW) | From 1961 to Today | Episode 94

5/10/2022
Welcome to season 3! On this episode of MICRO BREAK (Episode 93), we go back to 1961 where is all started with a lady called Jean Nidetch. Jean, who had been overweight most of her life, had become discouraged by years of fad dieting – having tried pills, hypnosis, and numerous fad programs, all of which led to regained weight. Let's learn together why WW is one of the most popular weight loss programs in the world! **PLEASE rate, review, share with friends, family, loved ones, and social...

Duration:00:15:11

Lost Tavern Brewing - Honor the Past, Craft the Future | Episode 93

5/3/2022
Welcome to season 3! On this episode of MICRO BREAK (Episode 93), I share with you my recent visit to the Lost Tavern Brewhouse in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. **PLEASE rate, review, share with friends, family, loved ones, and social media! Please tell the world about the MICRO BREAK podcast! **Never miss a moment with Newsly. Newsly is a text to speech mobile application that makes it easy to consume your favorite topics by reading content to you in a natural, human voice. Don't forget to...

Duration:00:16:11

Artist Spotlight | Johnny Cash - The Man in Black (Part 2) | Episode 92

4/26/2022
Welcome to season 3! On this episode of MICRO BREAK (Episode 92), we continue our journey through the life and career of "The Man in Black", Johnny Cash. By the early 1960s, Cash, who had relocated his family to California and left Sun for Columbia Records, was a musical superstar. Let's find out what happens next! **PLEASE rate, review, share with friends, family, loved ones, and social media! Please tell the world about the MICRO BREAK podcast! **Never miss a moment with Newsly. Newsly...

Duration:00:16:25

Artist Spotlight | Johnny Cash - The Man in Black (Part 1) | Episode 91

4/19/2022
Welcome to season 3! On this episode of MICRO BREAK (Episode 91), we revisit the life and career of "The Man in Black", Johnny Cash. Beginning with his mid-1950s recordings for Sun Records, John R. “Johnny” Cash established an international profile as an ambassador of American roots music. So learn with me about the life and times of this entertainment legend! This is part one of a two-part artist spotlight! **PLEASE rate, review, share with friends, family, loved ones, and social media!...

Duration:00:14:52

Bonus | MICRO BREAK RAW | If you ask a question, expect eclectic answers.

4/13/2022
On this episode of MICRO BREAK RAW (4/13/2022 Bonus), I talk about, o rant on when people ask a question, both private and public, they should expect to get an eclectic array of answers and opinions. Follow the Host Linktree - https://linktr.ee/MICRO_BREAK Website - https://www.podpage.com/micro-break/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/Micro_Break Disclaimer MICRO BREAK RAW episodes are unedited and recorded by alternative means that may include portable phones, USB mics, or inferior...

Duration:00:10:06

History of - Part 4 | 80s Home Wrap-Up | Episode 90

4/12/2022
Welcome to season three! On this episode of MICRO BREAK (Episode 90), we go back in history for the final time of this 4-part series. This multi-part series covered a variety of popular items found in almost every home in America during the 1970s to the 1980s! In this wrap-up, we talk about a few more popular items you might have had in your home in the 1980s! **Never miss a moment with Newsly. Newsly is a text to speech mobile application that makes it easy to consume your favorite topics...

Duration:00:15:22

History of - Part 3 | The Swatch Watch | Episode 89

4/5/2022
Welcome to season three! On this episode of MICRO BREAK (Episode 89), we go back in history once more. This multi-part series will cover a variety of popular items found in almost every home in America during the 1970s to the 1980s! To continue, we learn about the history of the Swatch Watch Company. The fashion watch revolution of the 1980s and 1990s marked a new phase of the quartz watch revolution of the 1970s. Led by Swatch, Fossil and Guess, this revolution created a new watch category:...

Duration:00:16:51

History of - Part 2 | The Atari 2600 | Episode 88

3/29/2022
Welcome to season three! On this episode of MICRO BREAK (Episode 88), we go back in history again. This multi-part series will cover a variety of popular items found in almost every home in America during the 1970s to the 1980s! To continue, we learn about the history of the Atari 2600 video game system. The history of video games is longer than most people think. Atari, Inc. was a pioneer in arcade games, home video game consoles, and home computers in its early years. Atari is largely...

Duration:00:16:05