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The House of L podcast is an intimate look at media in all forms and how it works. Let Laurence Holmes take you behind the curtain with your favorite media personalities.

The House of L podcast is an intimate look at media in all forms and how it works. Let Laurence Holmes take you behind the curtain with your favorite media personalities.
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The House of L podcast is an intimate look at media in all forms and how it works. Let Laurence Holmes take you behind the curtain with your favorite media personalities.

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English


Episodes

Episode 53: Tony Andracki

1/23/2019
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Tony is a rising star in our business. He does great Cubs coverage for NBC Sports Chicago. We spent some time talking about what it's like covering the Cubs, locker room etiquette, and his advice for young journalists.

Duration:00:53:06

Episode 52: Joe Ostrowski

1/15/2019
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If you want to learn about working in sports radio or fantasy football or sports betting, you're going to get an education. Joe is one of the foremost authorities in all of the above. We talked for a long time about where the business is going, The Score, and why he's Chicago's go-to guy when it comes to sports betting.

Duration:01:53:44

Episode 51: Jori Parys

1/9/2019
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One of the most interesting origin stories that I've ever encountered. Jori Parys is a sports anchor in Shreveport, Louisiana, but she grew up in Chicago. From singing the National Anthem in front of thousands--to winning a championship in the Lingerie Football League. We talked about the challenges for young broadcasters making a home in a smaller market.

Duration:01:08:16

Episode 50: Bears Lose Wild Card Game

1/6/2019
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A horrible ending to a fun season. A city silenced...

Duration:00:25:54

Episode 49: Ramie Makhlouf, Laura Okmin

1/1/2019
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What happens when you move markets? What does that look like? Ramie Makhlouf is leaving Milwaukee for Minneapolis, so we discussed. Laura Okmin dropped some knowledge about sideline reporting at the highest level (Fox TV, Westwood One Radio) and how hanging on to that job as an older woman, is really tough.

Duration:00:48:30

Episode 48: Bears 24 Vikings 10

12/30/2018
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My thoughts on the Bears suffocating Minnesota and a preview of their matchup with Philly in the playoffs.

Duration:00:24:18

Episode 47: Jake Johnson Into The Spiderverse

12/26/2018
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This was so fun. I recorded with Jake for the radio show, but there was too much content to fit into the structure of the show, so this is like a bonus episode of the podcast. We talk about why he loved playing Peter B Parker in Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse, BUT it's Jake so we also talked about the Bears.

Duration:00:39:21

Episode 46: Bears 14 SF 9

12/23/2018
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A breakdown of the "ugly" win was the Niners and a look ahead to playoff ramifications against the Vikings.

Duration:00:21:21

Episode 45: Laurence Holmes (Part 2)

12/19/2018
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My DePaul students Matthew Zaiff & Bella Michaels did a great job with this interview. Part 2 delves into my career. You'll hear what some of my philosophies are and how they developed, my biggest failure, and how the podcast was born.

Duration:01:13:36

Episode 44: BEARS WIN NFC NORTH

12/16/2018
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It's party time in Chicago...let's talk about why Sunday was so special.

Duration:00:26:54

Episode 43: Laurence Holmes Introducing: Bella Michaels & Matthew Zaiff Part 1

12/12/2018
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This week, I'm the guest and I turned the podcast over to two of my students: Matthew Zaiff and Bella Michaels. We discuss: My love for comics and radio, the importance of language AND we had a donut taste-test. Enjoy!

Duration:01:19:01

Episode 42: Bears 15 Rams 6

12/10/2018
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DEFENSE ISN'T DEAD! Let's discuss how Vic Fangio and the Bears defense completely befuddled Goff, McVay, and Gurley. Bears are 9-4 and honestly...The sky is the limit for their season now.

Duration:00:29:19

Episode 41: Herb Lawrence

12/4/2018
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Really great chat with Herbie. We talked about our frustration with being pre-empted, what makes for a good talk show, working for Les Grobstein, and who should run for President in 2020. You wanted Full-Herb, you got FULL-HERB!

Duration:01:18:38

Episode 40: Giants 30 Bears 27 OT

12/2/2018
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The Bears lost, but in the long run, does it really affect them? In this episode, I take your questions about the game AND discuss the Packers firing Mike McCarthy.

Duration:00:29:28

Episode 39: The Iron Bowl w/ Tony Gill & Terrell Davis

11/27/2018
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My trek to Tuscaloosa was filled with some really generous people making it happen. Young Tony Gill joins me to talk about the trip, the food, and the atmosphere at ALABAMA. Plus we discuss the best places to watch sports around the country. There's also a sweet drop in interview that I did with HOF Runningback, Terrell Davis about last year's National Championship game down in Canton. Roll Tide!

Duration:01:02:35

Episode 38: Bears 23 Lions 16

11/22/2018
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Another HUGE win for the Bears. Their chances of getting a bye are still alive. Here's what I thought about them beating Detroit.

Duration:00:18:48

Episode 37: Bears 25 Vikings 20

11/19/2018
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The Bears are 7-3! You can start thinking BIG now!

Duration:00:25:07

Episode 36: Jordan Cornette

11/13/2018
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Jordan Cornette is out here busting his hump. He's the Host of "The Jam" on WCIU early in the morning, then goes over to ESPN 1000 to work with Kap and during college hoops season, he's also on the road calling games. All that while planning a wedding to Shae Peppler. Jordan shared quite a bit in this episode, including the effect of losing his brother, Butler basketball star, Joel Cornette.

Duration:01:32:38

Episode 35: Bears 34 Lions 22

11/11/2018
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You can start thinking bigger now that the Bears are 6-3. I explain why I thought today was Mitch's best game. It was a pretty dominant performance by the Bears that would've been more dominant if Cody Parkey didn't miss any kicks. I explain why I didn't like what Nagy said about that in post.

Duration:00:21:50

Episode 34: Lourdes Duarte

11/7/2018
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I've known Lourdes since our days at DePaul. It was great to sit down and talk about the business of journalism with her. She's kind, hard-working, and extremely talented. We talked about growing up Cuban in Puerto Rico, why she loves traveling, and how she deals with the hardest stories to cover.

Duration:00:57:15