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A podcast dedicated to the love and memories of Camps Swago and Swatonah.

A podcast dedicated to the love and memories of Camps Swago and Swatonah.
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United States

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A podcast dedicated to the love and memories of Camps Swago and Swatonah.

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English


Episodes

The Ski Slope - Episode 43 - Beat Keeyumah

6/15/2018
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After a long hiatus, The Ski Slope is back! On this episode, Alan tells the story of how Swago finally beat Keeyumah. Chief Sagamore can rest peacefully once more.

Duration:00:33:23

The Ski Slope - Episode 42 - Mayweather v. McGregor Preview

8/11/2017
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On Episode 42, the boys (actually, just Howie this time out) welcome group-mate and martial artist, Henry Zucker, to the Slope to discuss the upcoming bout between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor.

Duration:00:38:03

The Ski Slope - Episode 41 - The 27 Percenters

2/3/2017
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On Episode 41, the boys gather at the Insider Hotel in Manhattan and welcome Duke's brother, Mark, for a delightful chat that covers the pros and cons of urban living, the first week of the Trump administration, a few conspiracy theories, and an elaboration on the "Swagotopian" concepts discussed last episode.

Duration:01:45:51

The Ski Slope - Episode 40 - The Road to Swagoism

12/9/2016
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On Episode 40, a Mayor’s Roundtable is convened to discuss the election of Donald J. Trump, the shortcomings of Hillary Clinton’s candidacy, health care, “fake news,” trade, and, in a heartwarming conclusion, an agreed to political philosophy known as “Swagoism.”

Duration:01:10:50

The Ski Slope - Episode 39 - The Mayoral Roundtable

10/16/2016
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On Episode 39, the boys welcome Ed Berk, Moose Miller, and David Allen to an unbiased discussion of the current presidential election. Despite some spotty Wi-Fi (apparently caused by either the Russians or Tyler Hill), this episode does eventually get into a decent political discussion. Good Rest Hour listening.

Duration:01:18:39

The Ski Slope - Episode 38 - Dr. Crow on the Delaware

9/28/2016
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On Episode 38, the boys head off to do a podcast on the banks of the mighty Delaware River and are joined by Dr. James Crow, whose sour mash helps fuel discussions concerning winks from the universe, the presidential race, boxing, Hamilton, camping tips, and much, much more.

Duration:01:23:37

The Ski Slope - Episode 37 - Danielle

5/25/2016
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On Episode 37, the boys welcome Swatonah alum Danielle S. On this episode, Danielle discusses the the only boy to ever breakup with her, a fateful trip to Ithaca, NY that dooms the future of Danielle's group at Swat, and much, much more.

Duration:01:17:11

The Ski Slope - Episode 36 - Meet the Rattler (5.4.16)

5/5/2016
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On Episode 36, the boys welcome back Moose and Ed to talk politics and hot cereals. Thoughts are offered on the seemingly inevitable Trump v. Clinton Presidential contest, the SpaceX landing, and the similarities between Trump's and Marty Levitt's speech mannerisms.

Duration:01:00:11

The Ski Slope - Episode 35 - "Meet the Rattler" Vol. 1

12/22/2015
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On Episode 35, the boys welcome back Swago legends Mike "Moose" Miller and Ed Berk for a fair and balanced political roundtable. It's like a camper cabinet meeting discussing ISIS, education, immigration, and Presidential politics.

Duration:01:39:13

The Ski Slope - Episode 34 - Aloha

11/3/2015
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On a very short and sweet Episode 34, the boys do the show from Hawaii and discuss Duke's wedding, which took place just a few days before.

Duration:00:11:00

The Ski Slope - Episode 33 - Tribute to Chewy

10/1/2015
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On Episode 33, the boys pay tribute to “Chewy” Lerman, a legendary Swagoite who was instrumental in reinvigorating the life and energy of Swago and Swatonah after they had closed as camps. Guests include Moose Miller, Ed Berk, and Sherry Taxman, who provides a particularly tender and sweet remembrance. The boys also discuss Duke’s upcoming wedding, canteen logistics, walks up Swat Road, and much more.

Duration:01:21:19

The Ski Slope - Episode 32 - Boog

7/31/2015
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On Episode 32, the boys welcome good friend and group mate, Jon “Boog” Powell. Boog discusses a variety of topics including passing up a color sweater for a trip to the Holy Land, “FUP,” and his greatest Swago athletic moment. The boys also get into presidential politics, the best-dressed men in television history, and much, much more.

Duration:01:41:38

The Ski Slope - Episode 31 - Project Leroy

6/29/2015
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On Episode 31, the boys listen to a recording given to them by one of their former group mates and made by their group, the Inters, in 1978. The recording was used for the Inters' raid on Swatonah that summer -- a raid that was later immortalized in a Swatonah Color War razzer/comic.

Duration:00:55:31

The Ski Slope - Episode 30 - A Riddler on the Foof

5/7/2015
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On Episode 30, the boys welcome Mitch Baum to the show. Topics discussed include yogurt, the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight, Apache Relay protests, color war leader tapping, interactions with Rita, S. Switzer’s performance as Tevye at Cornell, and much, much more.

Duration:01:25:41

The Ski Slope - Episode 29 - Memories of Audrey

4/11/2015
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On Episode 29, the boys focus their attention on Swatonah and welcome Swatonahites, S. Tanzer, B. Nachamie, S. Wittlin, L. Kaplan, J. Wilkov, S. Foster, and R. Schubert, who generously share their memories of Audrey Rosenbluth, Swatonah’s beloved owner. A. Nachamie pays a short visit as well. A very special episode featuring a few musical numbers, including the Swatonah Alma Mater and a rendition of “We’d Sail Upon the Beautiful Lake” (a/k/a “Message to Audrey”), the official conference call...

Duration:02:04:13

The Ski Slope – Episode 28 – Bridging the Gap

4/3/2015
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On Episode 28, the boys welcome Andrew Kay, a Swagoite who left Swago to become a kitchen boy and then head of arts-and-crafts at Swatonah. A wide range of topics are discussed including Andrew’s father starting Swago in 1926, S Bunks, Swago’s ties to the NY Ethical Society and Mu Sigma fraternity, the business of the canteen, the introduction of sailfishes, memories of Audrey, bartering with Stan Feld, the Middle East, and, of course, credit default swaps.

Duration:01:55:49

The Ski Slope - Episode 27 - "Some[one] [Who]'s Fine"

4/1/2015
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On Episode 27, the boys honor the memory of Larry Fine, a Swago legend. Phoning in are Larry’s friends, Mitch Shapiro and Berl Gottlieb, who are kind enough to share their memories of Larry. Ski Slope beat reporter, Ed Berk, also phones in and provides a report from the funeral of Swatonah’s beloved owner, Audrey Rosenbluth.

Duration:01:05:19

The Ski Slope - Episode 26 - The "Inside Man" Man

3/18/2015
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On Episode 26, the boys tackle streaming the show live and welcome Swagoite and Hollywood screenwriter, Russell G. to the Slope, as well as D-Al to the Slope's new chat line. Topics discussed include: Hillary's email, Lake Huntington, Duke's engagement, Russ's performance as Conrad Birdie, and much, much more.

Duration:01:39:00

The Ski Slope - Episode 25 - The Slam Jam

2/3/2015
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On Episode 25, the boys head uptown and take the show to The Studios at Music Makers of NY where they make the most of their chance to jam with blues/soul musician, Slam Allen, and, the one and only, Moss. Featured appearances by Popkin and photographer extraordinaire, Cristina Arrigoni. This episode also includes a bit of the jam ("Baby, Can I Hold You" and "Purple Rain") at 16:38 to 30:37. Apologies for some lost audio in the opening segment.

Duration:00:47:29

The Ski Slope - Episode 24 - Put Up Your Duke

11/21/2014
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After a long hiatus, the boys are back for Episode 24 and discuss Duke’s recent boxing victory at The Haymakers for Hope charity event. The fellas also try to recollect which laundry at Swago was sent out versus kept in-house and get into such varied topics as immigration, the Keystone pipeline, voice-user interfaces, Bill Cosby, Austin, TX, and much more

Duration:01:06:31