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We look at crap underneath the crap of Internet culture, combat sports, pro-wrestling, anime, and politics (our stance is in the name). They live, we sleep, love naps, stay woke. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/southpaw/support

We look at crap underneath the crap of Internet culture, combat sports, pro-wrestling, anime, and politics (our stance is in the name). They live, we sleep, love naps, stay woke. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/southpaw/support
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We look at crap underneath the crap of Internet culture, combat sports, pro-wrestling, anime, and politics (our stance is in the name). They live, we sleep, love naps, stay woke. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/southpaw/support

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@southpawpod

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English


Episodes

Fight Study UFC 236: Holloway vs. Poirier II w/ Alex Fernandez (A-Side)

4/15/2019
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We sit down with Alex Fernandez to discuss Max Holloway vs. Dustin Poirier, Kelvin Gastelum vs. Israel Adesanya, and Khalil Rountree Jr. vs. Eryk Anders. But we ended up talking about such a variety of topics, we decided to split the episode up into two parts. This is the A-side. The B-side will be available only on Patreon, where we discuss the economics and limitations of streaming services for sports, the WWE business model, the MMA business model, Wrestlemania, the rise of Becky Lynch,...

Duration:00:40:13

A 50-Year Perspective on the Martial Arts w/ Tom Callos

4/8/2019
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Tom Callos has been involved with the old guard of martial arts, the new vanguard of modern martial arts—and what he's learned through his 50-year journey is: it's not about styles or even about fighting; it's about what kind of human being you want to be. And that's a goal that can unite us all. To find more about Tom, go to: https://tomcallos.com If you like the stuff we're putting out, support Southpaw on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/southpawpod You can find Southpaw on Facebook,...

Duration:01:19:37

Latin America, American Suburbs, and How We Got to Now w/ David Hollingsworth

4/4/2019
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How we got to now, in under two hours, with writer, activist, and martial artist David Hollingsworth. You can find David on Facebook @david.aka.karma You can find his blog at: https://insertdavepunhere.blogspot.com If you like the stuff we're putting out, support Southpaw on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/southpawpod You can find Southpaw on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram: @SouthpawPod You can also find Sam on Twitter and Instagram: @StuffFromSam

Duration:01:51:31

Fight Study: Barboza vs. Gaethje Plus Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez in One

4/1/2019
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We study the chaos that was Edson Barboza vs. Justin Gaethje (a style matchup that mostly benefited Justin Gaethje), plus some observations about the One debuts of Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez. This is MMA analysis for nerds. If you like the stuff we're putting out, support Southpaw on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/southpawpod You can find Southpaw on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram: @SouthpawPod You can also find Sam on Twitter and Instagram: @StuffFromSam

Duration:00:29:56

Project Spearhead, Employment Status, MMA Unions, Gig Economy, and Andrew Yang w/ Leslie Smith

3/26/2019
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On this episode, we talk to MMA fighter and organizer Leslie Smith to discuss a topic near and dear to us—the rights of fighters. And what you will find is, discussing the rights of MMA fighters is really discussing the rights of workers in general. You can find Leslie Smith on Twitter: @LeslieSmith_GF and on Instagram: @lesliesmithmma You can find Project Spearhead at: http://www.projectspearhead.com Also on Twitter: @ProjSpearhead If you like the stuff we're putting out, support...

Duration:00:30:13

Fight Study: UFC Fight Night – Thompson vs. Pettis

3/24/2019
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For this fight study, we're focusing all of our MMA brainpower onto one fight: Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson vs. Anthony "Showtime" Pettis. If you like the stuff we're putting out, support Southpaw on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/southpawpod You can find Southpaw on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram: @SouthpawPod You can also find Sam on Twitter and Instagram: @StuffFromSam

Duration:00:27:10

Bonus Preview: A People's History of the United States (Pt. 3 of 3)

3/21/2019
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How would history read if it wasn't from the grand narrative of those in power, but just as it happened? Including all the warts. And since there are so many books that highlight the grand narrative, then we don't need a repeat of what we already know. What we might then need to balance out all that we think we already know is a book that highlights all the warts. And that's exactly what "A People's History of the United States" (https://amzn.to/2RcWRiQ) by Howard Zinn sets out to do. This...

Duration:00:02:32

Moisturize All Normies w/ Kim Bertrand

3/21/2019
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Sam and Paul dive deep into the deep dank web with humorist, satirist, comedian, and shitposter Kim Betrand to look at the crap underneath the crap of Internet culture and politics. You can find Kim at: https://www.facebook.com/RealKimBertrand/ and on Twitter and Instagram: @BertrandMedia Support Kim on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/kimbertrand You can find the "Kim Bertrand Podcast" wherever you listen to podcasts. If you like the stuff we're putting out, support Southpaw on Patreon:...

Duration:01:42:45

Fight Study: UFC Fight Night – Till vs. Masvidal w/ Justen Hamilton

3/18/2019
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We brought back MMA coach Justen Hamilton to dissect Darren Till vs. Jorge Masvidal, Leon Edwards vs. Gunnar Nelson, and Volkan Oezdemir vs. Dominick Reyes. We also discuss the state of grappling in MMA, UFC commentating, and how amateur fights might be beneficial for a successful pro MMA career. If you like the stuff we're putting out, support Southpaw on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/southpawpod You can find Southpaw on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/southpawpod/ and on Twitter:...

Duration:01:11:10

Bonus Preview: A People's History of the United States (Pt. 2 of 3)

3/15/2019
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How would history read if it wasn't from the grand narrative of those in power, but just as it happened? Including all the warts. And since there are so many books that highlight the grand narrative, then we don't need a repeat of what we already know. What we might then need to balance out all that we think we already know is a book that highlights all the warts. And that's exactly what "A People's History of the United States" (https://amzn.to/2RcWRiQ) by Howard Zinn sets out to do. This...

Duration:00:03:05

Boxing and Existentialism w/ Gordon Marino

3/13/2019
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We chat with Professor/ Coach Gordon Marino about his new book "The Existentialist's Survival Guide: How to Live Authentically in an Inauthentic Age," the benefits of existential philosophy, the coach/ athlete relationship, and then we cover lots and lots of boxing. It's one of our most fun episodes. Gordon Marino is a professor of philosophy at St. Olaf College. A veteran boxing coach, Marino is also an award-winning boxing writer for The Wall Street Journal and has worked with HBO boxing....

Duration:00:48:11

Fight Study: UFC Fight Night 146 – Derrick Lewis vs. Junior dos Santos

3/11/2019
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We study Derrick Lewis vs. Junior dos Santos—what went right, what went wrong, and what can we learn about MMA tactics. Then we discuss a fantasy match up between Jon Jones vs. JDS, how Jon Jones would do as a heavyweight, why great fighters cheat, and how being a champion or GOAT in a division says as much about the division as it does about the fighter. This is MMA intellectualism. If you like the stuff we're putting out, support Southpaw on Patreon:...

Duration:00:25:03

Bonus Preview: A People's History of the United States (Pt. 1 of 3)

3/9/2019
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How would history read if it wasn't from the grand narrative of those in power, but just as it happened? Including all the warts. And since there are so many books that highlight the grand narrative, then we don't need a repeat of what we already know. What we might then need to balance out all that we think we already know is a book that highlights all the warts. And that's exactly what "A People's History of the United States" (https://amzn.to/2RcWRiQ) by Howard Zinn sets out to do. This...

Duration:00:07:47

Bonus: A People's History of the United States (Pt. 1 of 3)

3/9/2019
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How would history read if it wasn't from the grand narrative of those in power, but just as it happened? Including all the warts. And since there are so many books that highlight the grand narrative, then we don't need a repeat of what we already know. What we might then need to balance out all that we think we already know is a book that highlights all the warts. And that's exactly what "A People's History of the United States" (https://amzn.to/2RcWRiQ) by Howard Zinn sets out to do. This...

Duration:00:07:59

Fight Study UFC 235: Jones, Smith, Woodley, Usman, Askren, Lawler

3/4/2019
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For fans of the tactical aspect of MMA, we study Jon Jones vs. Anthony Smith, Tyron Woodley vs. Kamaru Usman, Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler, and Cody Garbrandt vs. Pedro Munhoz. This is MMA intellectualism. If you like the stuff we're putting out, support Southpaw on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/southpawpod You can find Southpaw on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/southpawpod and on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Southpawpod You can also find Sam at: https://twitter.com/StuffFromSam

Duration:00:34:44

Multidisciplinary Thinking w/ Rosi Sexton

2/20/2019
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We sit down with retired professional fighter, former academic, classical musician, and now sports doctor Rosi Sexton to discuss multidisciplinary thinking, learning how to learn, mixed martial arts, sports rehab, economics, logic, game theory, prisoner's dilemma, and politics. It's a crash course in everything. If you like the stuff we're putting out, support Southpaw on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/southpawpod You can find Southpaw on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/southpawpod/...

Duration:01:29:41

Content Warning: The Best Fighting Animes and Mangas w/ Emon Rashid (Vloshry)

2/13/2019
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The following program is rated mature, it contains strong language, listener discretion is advised 😉 We brought in extreme martial artist, memer, teacher, cartoonist, and YouTuber Emon Rashid (Vloshry) to discuss anime, manga, memes, video games, Reddit, and YouTube. Things discussed: Dragon Ball Z, Team Four Star, Dragon Ball Abridged, Teppu, KSKM, Holyland, Hajime no Ippo, Rwby, Bleach, Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Mike Tyson, Cro Cop, Saenchai, Dominick...

Duration:01:29:51

UFC 234 Fight Study: Israel Adesanya vs. Anderson Silva

2/11/2019
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For those of you who are nerds of the game, and like to understand the intricacies of MMA prizefighting, allow Sam and Paul to break down every minutiae in greater detail than the actual length of the fight! Where we finally answer, what happens when 52 blocks meets wing-chun hand trapping? A whole lot. And when we say a whole lot, we mean a whole lot of cool visuals, but not a whole lot in actual fighting. If you like the stuff we're putting out, support Southpaw on Patreon:...

Duration:00:35:42

The Fighter and the Coach w/ Savannah Em & Justen Hamilton

2/3/2019
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In this episode, we sit down with One Championship fighter Savannah Em and her coach Justen Hamilton to discuss women's MMA, MMA tactics & strategies, sociology of sport, gender studies, Dragon Ball Z, and Seinfeld. If you like the stuff we're putting out, support Southpaw on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/southpawpod You can find Southpaw on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/southpawpod/ and on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Southpawpod You can also find Sam at:...

Duration:01:35:59

We Look at Crap Underneath the Crap of Comedy w/ Robbie Goodwin

1/27/2019
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We look at the crap underneath the crap of comedy, Internet culture, podcasting, combat sports, and politics w/ Robbie Goodwin If you like the stuff we're putting out, support Southpaw on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/southpawpod You can find Southpaw on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/southpawpod/ and on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Southpawpod You can also find Sam at: https://twitter.com/StuffFromSam You can find Robbie Goodwin on Twitter: https://twitter.com/robbiegoodwin On...

Duration:01:09:38