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The Bubble with Mike Bonner and Montana Samuels

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The Standard-Times' Mike Bonner and the Fairhaven Advocate's Montana Samuels cover a variety of topics, from sports to local news to whatever catches their fancy.

The Standard-Times' Mike Bonner and the Fairhaven Advocate's Montana Samuels cover a variety of topics, from sports to local news to whatever catches their fancy.

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United States

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The Standard-Times' Mike Bonner and the Fairhaven Advocate's Montana Samuels cover a variety of topics, from sports to local news to whatever catches their fancy.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 42.5: Lawsuits and Laundry

2/21/2019
In the finale of Season 2, Mike and Montana discuss the consequences of looking at issues in terms of rooting interests rather than objectively.

Duration:00:37:41

Episode 41.5: This is the Grammys

2/14/2019
What's wrong with the Grammys? Who better than Montana and Mike to improve the award show.

Duration:00:35:34

Episode 40.5: Shallow Grammys

2/7/2019
Who wins which awards? Montana and Mike discuss their favorite award show - The Grammys.

Duration:00:39:29

Episode 39.5: Second Annual "Big Game" Prop Bets

1/31/2019
Play along with Mike and Montana as they try to predict some of the craziest prop bets for the Super Bowl. Will there be a graphic created for the 2001 Super Bowl — BONUS: Who is shown- Coin toss heads or tails OR who wins the toss — How long will the anthem go -- First commercial — How many ads will feature a dog — Will there be an animal other than Clydesdale in Budweiser ad, and what kind — What will be the color of the first Doritos bag show on screen — Will there be a cutout sequence of...

Duration:00:26:15

Episode 38.5: New Left and Media

1/25/2019
A conversation on the extremes of political ideaology and how the media overs it.

Duration:00:43:26

Episode 37.5: 2020

1/17/2019
In the first podcast of 2019, the discussion revolves around 2020 and what character traits might make up the Democratic candidate for president.

Duration:00:44:52

Episode 36.5 Person of the Year

12/11/2018
Reaction to Time's Person of the Year ranged from disagreement to approval as journalists Mike and Montana look at the profession earning the distinction.

Duration:00:43:41

Episode 35.5: A Conversation about Mississippi Politics

11/30/2018
To discuss the Mississippi senate election Clarion-Ledger Executive Editor Sam Hall joined Mike and Montana on The Bubble. https://www.clarionledger.com/story/news/politics/elections/2018/11/29/mssen-runoff-hyde-smith-wins-against-espy-but-ms-democrats-hopeful/2138036002/

Duration:00:48:46

Episode 34.5 A Whitey Bulger Conversation

11/20/2018
New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell, a former prosecutor on the FBI task force assigned to find Whitey Bulger, shares stories of the search for the mob boss with Mike and Montana.

Duration:00:47:41

The Bubble: Season finale

11/16/2018
Mike and Montana wrap up the first season of The Bubble and look ahead at what's planned for the second season.

Duration:00:04:51

Episode 33.5: A conversation about motivating voters

11/9/2018
A discussion on what makes voters come to the polls and how much a candidate influences turnout.

Duration:00:42:44

A CTE Conversation with Michael Bonner

10/23/2018
Discussing Mike's story on youth football, Montana and Mike re-examin CTE and football and the coversation around the topics. http://www.southcoasttoday.com/news/20181020/friday-night-flight-high-school-football-numbers-decline-on-southcoast

Duration:00:37:42

Episode 31.5: A Post-Vacation Marijuana Conversation

10/9/2018
Back from vacation, Mike and Montana discuss what comes of marijuana in New Bedford now that the moratorium has expired.

Duration:00:27:43

Episode 30.5: A Colin Kaepernick Conversation

9/6/2018
Matt Powell joins Mike and Montana to discuss the business side of Nike's Just Do It campaign with Colin Kaepernick. @NPDMattPowell Nike ad with Kaepernick

Duration:00:40:53

Episode 29.5: A baseball conversation

8/28/2018
Baseball writer Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal joins Mike and Montana to discuss the state of America's Pastime from the pace of play to the quality of the game. Follow Jared @jareddiamond Links to Jared's stories: Downside of baseball's data revolutionhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/major-league-baseball-sees-a-sharp-drop-in-attendance-1529063246 Baseball attendance downhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/major-league-baseball-sees-a-sharp-drop-in-attendance-1529063246

Duration:00:39:56

Episode 27.5: A first amendment conversation with Prof. Dwight Duncan

8/17/2018
UMass Dartmouth professor Dwight Duncan joins Mike and Montana to discuss the extent and limits of the first amendment, specifically pertaining to social media speech.

Duration:00:39:49

Episode 26.5: A conversation about journalism and InfoWars

8/9/2018
UMass Dartmouth professor Caitlin O'Neil Amaral joins Mike and Montana to discuss the role journalism plays in the recent news that social media platforms banned InfoWars' Alex Jones.

Duration:00:48:06

Episode 25.5: A conversation about food trucks and concerts

7/25/2018
The Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival visited New Bedford and Mike, Montana and special guest Aimee Chiavaroli discuss their experience at the 2nd annual event. They also dived into their favorite concerts.

Duration:00:52:04

Episode 24.5: A conversation with Mike

7/19/2018
With NOAA liting a nearly 8-month groundfishing ban, Montana asks Mike about the implications of the recent approval and what the future holds.

Duration:00:26:43

Episode 23.5: The Decision that changed the NBA

7/6/2018
Lebron James' influence extends far beyond the hardwood. Montana and Mike discuss how James' decision to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers only magnified that.

Duration:00:44:16