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#132 – Visiting Spain & Morocco vicariously through Elo

8/8/2019
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In this episode I drive around with my good friend Elaine Almonte while I ask her all about her recent vacation across the pond. She shares stories about visiting Barcelona and Madrid in Spain, Morocco 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: Have you checked out the FRACTAL color changing mug yet? http://www.spuntoday.com/books/fractal Order yours...

Duration:00:52:55

#131 - Random Rant

7/25/2019
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In this episode I speak about watching the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th seasons of Billions, the 2nd season of The Chi and Aziz Ansari’s latest comedy special; Right Now. 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: Have you checked out the FRACTAL color changing mug yet? http://www.spuntoday.com/books/fractal Order yours today:...

Duration:00:54:01

#130 – Random Rant

7/11/2019
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In this episode I speak about my son, Aiden, turning 1. I speak about watching UFC 239 and the first of the 2019 Democratic Presidential debate. 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: Have you checked out the FRACTAL color changing mug yet? http://www.spuntoday.com/books/fractal Order yours today: https://viralstyle.com/spuntoday/fractal-coffee-mug Fill out my...

Duration:00:48:11

#129 – Random Rant

6/27/2019
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In this episode I speak about UFC 238, watching the When They See Us mini-series, the movie US and comedian Chris Delia making it onto a Logic featuring Eminem song (Homicide). Check out my new color changing coffee mug! 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: Have you checked out the FRACTAL color changing mug yet? http://www.spuntoday.com/books/fractal Order yours...

Duration:01:09:43

#128 – Free -Writing Session

6/13/2019
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In this episode I share my March, April & atrocious May 2019 Writing stats, a couple of writing tips that I picked up along the way, I tell you about what I’ve been reading, I share my results of ad marketing my debut Novel 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...

Duration:00:54:05

#127 – LECTURE HALL (Audio Book) (Re-Release)

5/30/2019
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This episode is the audio book version of the Short Story; Lecture Hall. If you want to read along with the audio book, please visit: http://www.spuntoday.com/shortstories/lecturehall. *Original Release Date: August 13th, 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...

Duration:01:04:10

#126 – Elevator (Audio Book) (Re-Release)

5/16/2019
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This episode is the audio book version of the Short Story; Elevator. If you want to read along with the audio book, please visit: http://www.spuntoday.com/shortstories/elevator. *Original Release Date: January 26th, 2017* 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: Elliott Hulse - 3 Kinds Of People In Your Life: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IyxeODanWJs Fill out my...

Duration:00:59:09

#125 – Random Rant

5/2/2019
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In this episode I speak about TJ Dillashaw getting popped for injectable EPO, watching Vice, Ralph Breaks the Internet and a Documentary on Quincy Jones. 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: Christian Bale and Adam McKay talk "Vice," Dick Cheney's rise to power: https://youtu.be/VZQ7mM6d2ho Fill out my Spun Today Questionnaire if you’re passionate about your...

Duration:00:43:50

#124 – Random Rant

4/18/2019
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In this episode I speak about the untimely death and senseless killing of Nipsey Hussle. I speak about a couple of instant classic fights that took place in UFC #236 and lastly I speak about watching the Green Book movie. 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: LA Times: ...

Duration:00:56:17

#123 – How I Published my Novel (FRACTAL)

4/4/2019
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In this episode I speak all about my journey in writing my debut Novel: Fractal. Listen to hear about how I came up with the idea, when I came up with the idea and much more. I tell you a bit about what the story is about, and how the sausage was made. Find out my roll out & marketing strategy, who I used for cover design, the tools I used, how I edited and much, much more. The Spun Today Podcast is a Podcast that is anchored in Writing & Random Rants, but unlimited in scope. Give it a...

Duration:01:26:12

#122 – Free -Writing Session

3/21/2019
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In this episode I share my January & February 2019 Writing stats, a couple of writing tips 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: The 10-Step Checklist to Writing an Above-Average...

Duration:00:59:14

#121 – Random Rant

3/7/2019
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In this episode I speak about a sh*t load of UFC MMA fights. 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: Georges St-Pierre talks retirement, UFC legacy in exclusive interview with Ariel Helwani | ESPN MMA: https://youtu.be/A2ZqyCsbbFo Fill out my Spun Today Questionnaire if you’re passionate about your craft. I’ll share your insight and motivation on the Podcast:...

Duration:01:00:09

#120 – Random Rant

2/21/2019
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In this episode I speak about Amazon choosing to leave NYC, tidbits from the Grammys, watching F is for Family on Netflix and a GQ series called Most Iconic Characters on YouTube. 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: Amazon’s HQ2 deal with New York, explained: https://ny.curbed.com/2018/11/16/18098589/amazon-hq2-nyc-queens-long-island-city-explained How Amazon’s...

Duration:00:46:29

#119 – Random Rant

2/7/2019
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In this episode I speak about using 99 designs for the book cover design of my debut novel. I speak about watching Sebastian Maniscalco’s latest comedy special; Stay Hungry, available on Netflix and watching Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan which is a Prime original series. Lastly, I speak about the Super Bowl and my favorite commercials during it. 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...

Duration:00:58:10

#118 – Free -Writing Session

1/24/2019
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In this episode I share my December 2018 Writing stats, a writing tip that I picked up along the way, I share a Spun Today questionnaire submitted by fellow Writer Miss Writer YL Gorman, 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...

Duration:01:00:54

#117 – Random Rant

1/10/2019
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In this episode I speak about Bumping Mics on Netflix, which is a hilarious three half-hour episodes of Dave Attell & Jeff Ross cracking on each other on stage and doing crowd work. I also speak about watching the movie Birdbox, watching UFC 232 and finally I talk about my newly renovated, re-vamped for the new year website! 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...

Duration:01:07:56

#116 – Random Rant

12/27/2018
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In this episode I speak about UFC Fight Night Kevin Lee vs Al Iaquinta, watching the show Mr. Robot, and the Office (for the first time). I also speak about New York State being on the path towards the legalization of marijuana. 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...

Duration:00:56:32

#115 – Free-Writing Session

12/20/2018
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In this episode I share my October & November 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: Writing tip from: ...

Duration:01:12:37

#114 – Nostrand Ave (Audio Book) (Re-Release)

12/13/2018
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This is the Audio Book version of the Short Story Nostrand Ave by Tony Ortiz http://www.spuntoday.com/shortstories/nostrandave *Original Release Date: April 9th, 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:01:00:33

#113 – Random Rant

11/29/2018
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In this episode I speak about John Leguizamo’s Latin History for Morons, The Degenerates Stand Up Comedy specials, Better Call Saul season 4, Homecoming starring Julia Roberts and Yoga & Meditation being introduced to children in Elementary schools. 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: John Leguizamo's Latin History for Morons:...

Duration:00:45:50