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#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 –...

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

#092 – Random Rant

2/8/2018
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In this episode I speak about a Mauldin Economics article where the Writer, Patrick Watson, discusses ways to three fundamental ways to prepare ourselves in the wake of AI & Automation reducing the amount of available jobs in the market. I also speak about watching the movies; Downsizing, Wind River & Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri. Finally I share some BIG news with you to wrap up the episode! The Spun Today Podcast is a Podcast that is anchored in Writing & Random Rants,...

Duration:00:47:46

#091 – Random Rant

1/25/2018
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In this episode I speak about ratings being released for the opening weekend of Netflix’s Bright, Elon Musk helping to turn the Power back on at a Children’s Hospital in Puerto Rico, watching the Broadway Play Aladdin, watching the movie Coco and the Netflix show 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: Variety article about Bright opening weekend: ...

Duration:00:52:42

#090 – Random Rant

1/11/2018
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In this episode I speak about changing my iPhone battery myself, watching both of Dave Chappell’s new Comedy Specials; Equanimity & The Bird Eye Revelation. I also speak about watching Netflix’s first original major motion picture; Bright, and about an original Netflix show, Master of None, winning a Golden Globe for best actor in Aziz Ansari. 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:00:44:34

#089 – Free-Writing Session

12/28/2017
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In this episode I share 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/. Lastly, I read the Spun Today questionnaire response filled out by fellow Writer; Murphy Daley. 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 that I couldn't correct. Apologies in...

Duration:01:39:14

#088 – Random Rant

12/14/2017
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In this episode I speak about a couple new Netflix shows that I’m watching (damn you binge-ability): The Confession Tapes & Mindhunter. I also speak about watching Denzel Washington’s latest movie; Roman J. Israel, Esq. Lastly I tell you about watching Kevin James & Jerry Seinfeld Live! 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...

Duration:00:50:59

#087 – Free-Writing Session

11/30/2017
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In this episode I share 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. Links referenced in this episode: Episode of The Creative Penn Podcast, where Jeff Goins quotes another Writer about ‘spending it all when you sit down to write’: iTunes: ...

Duration:00:35:13

#086 – Random Rant

11/16/2017
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In this episode I speak about UFC 216 & 217 (spoiler alert, I haven’t watched the full 217 card yet). I speak about watching the Long Shot Documentary & Season 1 of the Showtime TV show Billions. I speak about watching Felipe Esparza’s HBO comedy special; Translate This, and about Comedian Ralphie May dying at age 45. Lastly, I speak about a recent breakthrough in a potential Cancer cure. Links referenced in this episode: Demetrious Johnson Vs Ray Borg【Highlights】:...

Duration:01:14:46

#085 – India Part 4

11/2/2017
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Namaste. In this episode I tell you all about a recent business trip to India (don’t worry the focus is on all the cool shit I got to do and see outside of work). I flew Emirates this time around. Come along with me to the other side of the Planet! 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...

Duration:00:41:46

#084 – Random Rant

10/19/2017
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In this episode I speak about the Netflix original show Ozark, Jeff Dunham’s Comedy special ‘Relative Disaster’, Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedy special ‘Jerry before Seinfeld’, Def Comedy Jam 25 and watching a PBS documentary on Amazon video, called New York. 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...

Duration:00:53:37

#083 – Random Rant

10/5/2017
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In this episode I speak about Mayweather vs. McGregor and my thoughts after watching the bout, GGG vs. Canelo, seeing Comedians Russell Peters and Jim Gaffigan live, watching the new IT movie, going on vacation to Myrtle Beach, and lastly, watching the Wonder Woman & All Eyes on Me movies. 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:01:08:28

#082 – Free-Writing Session

9/21/2017
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In this episode I share 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/. Links referenced in this episode: Forget About Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead: http://jamesclear.com/goals-systems 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:...

Duration:00:35:45

#081 – 9/11 Never Forget

9/7/2017
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In this special edition episode of the Spun Today Podcast, you’ll hear a collection of first hand experiences, from New Yorkers that lived through the events of 9/11. Memories are fleeting and have a way of fading away into a once-upon-a-time haze that we seldom revisit and when we do, they just seem like surreal experiences. I think that an important component to history not repeating itself, is continuing to share and speak about our learned experiences. Where were you during the events...

Duration:02:25:57

#080 – Random Rant

8/24/2017
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In this episode I speak about the KOTD Rap Battle MASS3 event, watching the movies: Guardians of the Galaxy 2 & Girls Trip. I also speak about the protests in Charlottesville, VA over the removal of a statue that was memorializing the Confederacy’s top General; Robert E. Lee. I then speak about Solar Eclipse 2017 and lastly the bout between Mayweather & McGregor. Links referenced in this episode: KOTD - Rap Battle - Dizaster vs Hollow Da Don | #MASS3...

Duration:00:53:58

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