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Episode 39: Lessons from the master

11/28/2018
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Now that Tommy Deas' time with The Tuscaloosa News is officially over, Terrin Waack sits down with coworker Joey Chandler for this week's That's Just Waack to look back on lessons they learned from Deas when he was their editor. The two only get off topic after every piece of advice they share, but that seemed oddly fitting. Good luck with the new gig, Deas.

Duration:00:30:49

Episode 38: Farewell, Tommy Deas

11/14/2018
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Terrin Waack allows Tommy Deas to take over this week's That's Just Waack since Deas will no longer be with The Tusaloosa News in a couple weeks. He has accepted a job at The Tennessean. So, in this episode, he explains his new position and reminisces on his time in Tuscaloosa.

Duration:00:32:29

Episode 37: The Ticket Guy talks tickets

11/7/2018
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Terrin Waack welcomes Corey Gibbs on this week's episode of That's Just Waack. Gibbs is the executive managing director at Ticket Solutions, which offers concert, sports and theater tickets across the globe. There's an office in Tuscaloosa that specializes in University of Alabama athletics. Gibbs goes into all the nuances of being a ticket broker and why some games cost more than others, specifically when it comes to Alabama football.

Duration:00:38:25

Episode 36: Ranking holidays on Halloween

10/31/2018
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Happy Halloween, everyone! Terrin Waack is back for another episode of That's Just Waack on this holiday afternoon. She is joined by Tuscaloosa News executive sports editor Tommy Deas. The two rank their top five holidays.

Duration:00:32:15

Episode 35: Round of applause for 9 Round

10/24/2018
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Terrin Waack returns for another episode of That's Just Waack, and for this week's episode, she welcomes back Tuscaloosa News sports writer Joey Chandler. Both of them work out at 9 Round and discuss what it's like getting into kickboxing. No one paid them to say these things.

Duration:00:28:54

Episode 34: Tennessee Hate Week

10/17/2018
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Terrin Waack is back for another episode of That's Just Waack and welcome Tuscaloosa News executive sports editor Tommy Deas on the show. The two discuss this weekend's front-page Gameday story on the Alabama-Tennessee rivalry. They get into the history of what's now known as Tennessee Hate Week and the 2007 video that went viral called "Bama fan trashing Tennessee."

Duration:00:28:29

Episode 33: A journalist's road trip

10/10/2018
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University of Alabama professor Meredith Cummings joins Terrin Waack for this week's episode of That's Just Waack. The two talk about Cummings' recent project where she traveled around the U.S. and visited different news organizations. She stopped at big-name places like Bleacher Report and more mom-and-pop shops in small towns.

Duration:00:34:23

Episode 32: Friday night lights

10/3/2018
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The Tuscaloosa News' high school beat reporter, Joey Chandler, joins Terrin Waack for this week's edition of That's Just Waack. The two discuss what it's like covering high school sports and why it's actually one of the best gigs out there. Nothing compares to a Friday night football game under stadium lights.

Duration:00:30:42

Episode 31: Realities of sports journalism

9/26/2018
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For this week's That's Just Waack, Tuscaloosa News executive sports editor Tommy Deas rejoins Terrin Waack to talk about what it's like being a sports journalist. The two share some insight and advice, but really just pull back the curtain on some of the job's realities with personal experiences. Also, this is definitely Episode 31 despite Deas and Waack thinking it's No. 30 for the first minute of the podcast.

Duration:00:35:08

Episode 30: The process of a writer

9/19/2018
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Terrin Waack welcomes back Tuscaloosa News executive sports editor Tommy Deas for this week’s edition of That’s Just Waack. The two compare their processes for when it comes down to actually sitting down and writing longform stories. For example, Waack wrote this week’s entire Gameday story from the comfort of her own bed.

Duration:00:26:10

Episode 29: Bachelor in Paradise

9/12/2018
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Terrin Waack is back for another Waack Wednesday and welcomes good friend Becky Robinson on this week's edition of That's Just Waack. The two watched the season finale of Bachelor in Paradise together and now react to all the chaos that unfolded. Oh, and of course more drama has happened since the show aired that they also discuss.

Duration:00:29:09

Episode 28: 23 question for 23 years

9/6/2018
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SPECIAL EDITION: Terrin Waack recorded an extra episode of That's Just Waack this week with good friend Jonathan Norris. Why? Because Thursday marks 23 years alive for Waack. In on honor of that, the two looked up a list of 23 questions to get to know someone and each answered them.

Duration:00:28:34

Episode 28: Memory lane with football pit stops

9/5/2018
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Terrin Waack is back for another edition of That's Just Waack, and this time she brings on good friend Jonathan Norris. This episode is an everyday conversation between the two, jumping from the topic of football to old memories then back to football and more. Norris basically helps Waack navigate through the real world, which results in a lot of laughs.

Duration:00:33:12

Episode 27: #WaackInNYC

8/29/2018
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SHE'S BACK! After a summer in New York City, Terrin Waack is back for weekly episodes of That's Just Waack. It'll be Waack Wednesday from here on out. For her return, she has Tuscaloosa News executive sports editor Tommy Deas on to recap her time in the Big Apple.

Duration:00:33:38

Episode 26: Gymnastics with coach Dana Duckworth

4/24/2018
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Terrin Waack returns for another episode of That's Just Waack and welcomes Alabama gymnastics coach Dana Duckworth. The Crimson Tide just wrapped up its season -- finishing eighth in the nation -- at the NCAA Championships this past weekend. Duckworth recaps the St. Louis trip, recalls favorite season memories and talks about lessons learned.

Duration:00:30:07

Episode 25: The Kween is here

4/10/2018
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Terrin Waack is back with another episode of That's Just Waack. She brings on her grand little, Izzy Quinn, aka "The Kween." But in all seriousness, Quinn talks about using her platform to raise awareness about eating disorders. Then, things get lighter between the two with embarrassing corn maze stories. It happens.

Duration:00:30:58

Episode 24: Just another manic Monday

4/2/2018
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Terrin Waack woke up early for this week's episode of That's Just Waack and is joined by fellow Tuscaloosa News intern Molly Walsh. The two cover a variety of topics, ranging from ghost stories to the realities of covering Alabama. The topics aren't necessarily related but easily could be.

Duration:00:33:43

Episode 23: March for Our Lives

3/28/2018
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Terrin Waack takes a more serious turn with this week's episode of That's Just Waack. She invites back University of Alabama student Kristina Taylor to talk about her experience at the March for Our Lives protest in Washington D.C. this past weekend. Everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but the two do discuss gun violence and reform.

Duration:00:37:03

Episode 22: Nick Saban, Avery Johnson and Dana Duckworth at a dinner table

3/19/2018
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Terrin Waack survived Spring Break just to host another episode of That's Just Waack, which is now available on iTunes. She invited fellow Tuscaloosa News intern Matt Speakman on to chat their past four years covering Alabama sports and his experience covering UA men's basketball specifically. The two also decide what Nick Saban, Dana Duckworth, Avery Johnson and Kristy Curry would bring to a Thanksgiving dinner.

Duration:00:33:02

Episode 21: Loopholes to maintain a perfect GPA

3/6/2018
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Terrin Waack returns after a week off and has Tuscaloosa News executive sports editor Tommy Deas on the show. The two discuss multiple topics, never staying on one for more than five minutes. Topics range from yoga, Habitat for Humanity, horseback riding and Deas' hatred of millenials.

Duration:00:34:40