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#112 – Ball & Chain (Audio Book) (Re-Release)

11/15/2018
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This is the Audio Book version of the Short Story Ball & Chain by Tony Ortiz http://www.spuntoday.com/shortstories/ballchain *Original Release Date: March 12th, 2015* The Spun Today Podcast is a Podcast that is anchored in Writing & Random Rants, but unlimited in scope. Give it a whirl. Links referenced in this episode: Fill out my Spun Today Questionnaire if you’re passionate about your craft. I’ll share your insight and motivation on the Podcast:...

Duration:01:06:47

#111 – Random Rant

11/1/2018
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In this episode I speak about UFC 229 and the recent historical trade between the UFC and One Championship. I speak about a bunch of recent Comedy Specials including: Bert Kreischer’s, Joe Rogan’s, Adam Sandler’s and an upcoming montage special of a fleet of savage comics. I also speak about watching Avengers Infinity War and the Venom movie. I speak about season six of OITNB and Ozark season two. Lastly, I circle back on the Pusha-T and Drake Rap beef, in-light of some new information from...

Duration:01:21:46

#110 – Free-Writing Session

10/18/2018
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In this episode I share my August & September 2018 Writing stats, a writing tip that I picked up along the way, I tell you about what I’ve been reading and finally read and reflect on some of my free-writing, which is located at: http://www.spuntoday.com/freewriting/. The Spun Today Podcast is a Podcast that is anchored in Writing & Random Rants, but unlimited in scope. Give it a whirl. Links referenced in this episode: Check out K.M. Weiland’s site:...

Duration:00:51:20

#109 – Random Rant

10/4/2018
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In this episode I speak about the Senate confirmation hearings of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, the possibility of the Federal Government arming teachers, UFC talk and watching the Stand Up Comedy special of Drew Michael, which was performed and recorded without an audience on HBO! The Spun Today Podcast is a Podcast that is anchored in Writing & Random Rants, but unlimited in scope. Give it a whirl. Links referenced in this episode: Occidental College incident: ...

Duration:00:56:19

#108 – Random Rant

9/20/2018
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In this episode I speak about reading The Obstacle is the Way by Ryan Holiday, The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell, a very profitable investment by Kobe Bryant, the surprise Kamikaze album that Eminem dropped overnight as well as his four-part interview with Sway. The Spun Today Podcast is a Podcast that is anchored in Writing & Random Rants, but unlimited in scope. Give it a whirl. Links referenced in this episode: CocaCola Press Release about Body Armor Investment: ...

Duration:00:43:53

#107 – Beach Day with Pablo

9/6/2018
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In this episode I shoot the shit with my buddy Pablo, on the beach, in Coney Island Brooklyn. The Spun Today Podcast is a Podcast that is anchored in Writing & Random Rants, but unlimited in scope. Give it a whirl. Links referenced in this episode: Follow Pablo on Twitter: @pabs711 & Instagram: @pabs711 Fill out my Spun Today Questionnaire if you’re passionate about your craft. I’ll share your insight and motivation on the Podcast: http://www.spuntoday.com/questionnaire/ Check...

Duration:01:29:42

#106 – Free-Writing Session

8/23/2018
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In this episode I share my June & July 2018 Writing stats, a writing tip that I picked up along the way, I share a Spun Today questionnaire submitted by fellow Author Travis Kepler and finally read and reflect on some of my free-writing, which is located at: http://www.spuntoday.com/freewriting/. The Spun Today Podcast is a Podcast that is anchored in Writing & Random Rants, but unlimited in scope. Give it a whirl. Links referenced in this episode: How to Figure Out Your Book’s...

Duration:00:52:20

#105 – Random Rant

8/9/2018
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In this episode I speak about the original YouTube series Cobra Kai, the Ali Wong comedy special; Hard Knock Wife and the senseless murders of ‘Junior’ Lesandro Guzman-Feliz and XXXTentacion. The Spun Today Podcast is a Podcast that is anchored in Writing & Random Rants, but unlimited in scope. Give it a whirl. Links referenced in this episode: Fill out my Spun Today Questionnaire if you’re passionate about your craft. I’ll share your insight and motivation on the Podcast:...

Duration:00:50:00

#104 – Welcome Baby Aiden

7/26/2018
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In this episode I speak about the experience of welcoming our first-born. I speak delivery, recovery, leaving the hospital, the first few nights at home and how life has changed since. The Spun Today Podcast is a Podcast that is anchored in Writing & Random Rants, but unlimited in scope. Give it a whirl. Links referenced in this episode: Fill out my Spun Today Questionnaire if you’re passionate about your craft. I’ll share your insight and motivation on the Podcast:...

Duration:01:44:29

#103 – Free-Writing Session

7/12/2018
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In this episode I share my May 2018 Writing stats, a writing tip that I picked up along the way and then read and reflect on some of my free-writing, which is located at: http://www.spuntoday.com/freewriting/. The Spun Today Podcast is a Podcast that is anchored in Writing & Random Rants, but unlimited in scope. Give it a whirl. Links referenced in this episode: Ryan Holiday writing tip from this post: ...

Duration:00:40:56

#102 – Chopper City (Audio Book) (Re-Release)

6/28/2018
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This is the Audio Book version of the Short Story Chopper City by Tony Ortiz http://www.spuntoday.com/shortstories/choppercity *Original Release Date: Nov 20, 2014* The Spun Today Podcast is a Podcast that is anchored in Writing & Random Rants, but unlimited in scope. Give it a whirl. Links referenced in this episode: Fill out my Spun Today Questionnaire if you’re passionate about your craft. I’ll share your insight and motivation on the Podcast:...

Duration:00:25:17

#101 – Random Rant

6/14/2018
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In this episode I speak about Anthony Bourdain, watching Deadpool 2, A Quiet Place and Black Mirror. The Spun Today Podcast is a Podcast that is anchored in Writing & Random Rants, but unlimited in scope. Give it a whirl. Links referenced in this episode: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 Text 741741 from anywhere in the US to text with a trained Crisis Counselor. Fill out my Spun Today Questionnaire if you’re passionate about your craft. I’ll share your...

Duration:00:47:18

#100 – Parenting

5/31/2018
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In this episode I speak with my brother David about Parenting. We discuss him having two daughters, and what he’s learned over the past three and a half years. We also talk about me becoming a father for the first time and what my expectations are. The Spun Today Podcast is a Podcast that is anchored in Writing & Random Rants, but unlimited in scope. Give it a whirl. Links referenced in this episode: Fill out my Spun Today Questionnaire if you’re passionate about your craft. I’ll...

Duration:01:14:43

#099 – Random Rant

5/17/2018
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In this episode I speak about North & South Korea peace talks, watching John Mulaney’s new Comedy special; Kid Gorgeous. I also speak about watching season 2 of the shows: Sneaky Pete on Amazon and Atlanta on FX. I also speak about Childish Gambino’s latest music video; This Is America. Lastly I round out the show by sharing a clip from the American Experience PBS Documentary, that resonated with me. The Spun Today Podcast is a Podcast that is anchored in Writing & Random Rants, but...

Duration:00:58:12

#098 – Free-Writing Session

5/3/2018
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In this episode I share my February, March & April 2018 Writing stats, a writing tip that I picked up along the way and then read and reflect on some of my free-writing, which is located at: http://www.spuntoday.com/freewriting/. The Spun Today Podcast is a Podcast that is anchored in Writing & Random Rants, but unlimited in scope. Give it a whirl. Links referenced in this episode: The Notecard System: The Key For Remembering, Organizing And Using Everything You Read - ...

Duration:00:36:33

#097 – Random Rant

4/19/2018
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In this episode I speak about moving, watching the movie Ready Player One, the March for Our Lives protest in DC, and finally the Yellow & Green cab revolution in NYC. The Spun Today Podcast is a Podcast that is anchored in Writing & Random Rants, but unlimited in scope. Give it a whirl. Links referenced in this episode: Emma Gonzalez's powerful March for Our Lives speech in full: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u46HzTGVQhg American Experience: New York: ...

Duration:00:54:24

#096 - Bully (Audio Book) (Re-Release)

4/5/2018
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This is the Audio Book version of the Short Story Bully by Tony Ortiz http://www.spuntoday.com/shortstories/bully *Original Release Date: Oct 23, 2014* The Spun Today Podcast is a Podcast that is anchored in Writing & Random Rants, but unlimited in scope. Give it a whirl. Links referenced in this episode: Fill out my Spun Today Questionnaire if you’re passionate about your craft. I’ll share your insight and motivation on the Podcast:...

Duration:00:39:33

#095 – Second Trimester Ups & Downs

3/22/2018
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In this episode my wife and I speak about our experience with pregnancy, during her second trimester. We speak about our gender reveal party, maternity clothes, symptoms that have surfaced, others that have subsided and much more. The Spun Today Podcast is a Podcast that is anchored in Writing & Random Rants, but unlimited in scope. Give it a whirl. Links referenced in this episode: Confetti Cannon/Poppers we used: ...

Duration:00:35:47

#094 – Random Rant

3/8/2018
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In this episode I speak about watching a few movies; Black Panther, Wonder, The Shape of Water & Fruitvale Station. The Spun Today Podcast is a Podcast that is anchored in Writing & Random Rants, but unlimited in scope. Give it a whirl. Links referenced in this episode: Fill out my Spun Today Questionnaire if you’re passionate about your craft. I’ll share your insight and motivation on the Podcast: http://www.spuntoday.com/questionnaire/ Check out my Book: Make Way for You – Tips...

Duration:00:48:31

#093 – Free-Writing Session

2/22/2018
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In this episode I share my January 2018 Writing stats, a writing tip that I picked up and then read and reflect on some of my free-writing, which is located at: http://www.spuntoday.com/freewriting/. The Spun Today Podcast is a Podcast that is anchored in Writing & Random Rants, but unlimited in scope. Give it a whirl. *The Audio in this episode has some minor corrupted parts. Apologies in Advance* Links referenced in this episode: 7 Types of Plot Twists: ...

Duration:00:45:01