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Spun Today with Tony Ortiz

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#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


#079 – Random Rant

8/10/2017
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In this episode I speak about season 5 of Orange is the New Black, the movies; Spider-Man: Homecoming & Despicable Me 3, The Defiant Ones documentary and UFC 214. 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 for getting out of your own way http://www.spuntoday.com/books/ (e-Book &...

Duration: 01:07:07


#078 – Free-Writing Session

7/27/2017
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In this episode I read and reflect on some of my free-writing, which is located at: http://www.spuntoday.com/freewriting/. 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 for getting out of your own way http://www.spuntoday.com/books/ (e-Book & Paperback are now available). Order...

Duration: 00:34:50


#077 – Random Rant

7/13/2017
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In this episode I speak about the loss of a loved one, our family pet, Shady. I also speak about the movies: Gifted, Split, The LEGO Batman movie, & The Fate of the Furious. Then we dive into the shows: Better Call Saul & Master of None Season 2. Lastly, I speak about Hasan Minhaj’s comedy special on Netflix; Homecoming King. 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...

Duration: 01:01:49


#076 – Free-Writing Session

6/29/2017
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In this episode I speak about Mayweather vs McGregor officially being announced, watching F is for Family on Netflix and what I like most about the Writing on The Carmichael Show. Lastly I read and reflect on some of my free-writing, which is located at: http://www.spuntoday.com/freewriting/. Links referenced in this episode: Fill out my 5-question survey if you’re passionate about your craft. I’ll share your insight and motivation on the Podcast:...

Duration: 01:06:19


#075 – Active Measures (Meddling in Elections)

6/15/2017
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In this episode I speak about Russia’s interference in the 2016 U.S. elections. This is a prevalent topic in today’s media that doesn’t seem to be fleeting the way most coverage is nowadays. I read an article in The New Yorker that resonated with me due to its depth, background and breadth of the topic and I’m going to share and reflect on a few excerpts from it in a Dan Carlin-esque way. Links referenced in this episode: New Yorker Article referenced in this episode: Annals of...

Duration: 01:15:33


#074 – Tips from Creatives, for Creatives (1)

6/1/2017
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In this episode I share a throwback montage of 4 Spun Today Questionnaire’s that have been filled out in the past. Why not have a single episode that centralizes all the tips, motivation tools and tricks adopted by fellow Writers and Creatives? If you’d like to partake in filling out your own, check it out at: http://www.spuntoday.com/questionnaire/. Thanks again to David Kristoph, Margaux Brooke, Daniele Bolelli & Christa. Links referenced in this episode: Fill out my 5-question...

Duration: 01:15:29


#073 – Random Rant

5/18/2017
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In this episode I speak about completing the 40th Annual NYC Five Boro Bike Tour. I also speak about watching an HBO documentary of David McCullough called Paining with Words. I also watched a Louis C.K. masterpiece; Horace & Pete. Lastly I share a Spun Today Questionnaire response from fellow Writer Steph Armstrong. Links referenced in this episode: David McCullough: Painting with Words - https://vimeo.com/3763849 Horace & Pete: https://louisck.net/show/horace-and-pete Fill out...

Duration: 00:53:35


#072 – Random Rant

5/4/2017
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In this episode I speak about watching 13 Reasons Why, listening to a dope new Podcast that I stumbled upon; Bronzeville and watching Adam Sandlers’ Sandy Wexler movie and beginning to watch a 6 Part Documentary series titled Time: A Kalief Browder Story. Links referenced in this episode: Check out the Bronzeville Podcast on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/bronzeville/id1199964972?mt=2&i=1000380906071 Or Stitcher: ...

Duration: 01:02:54


#071 – Free-Writing Session

4/20/2017
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In this episode I speak about going to the theatre to watch Boss Baby and seeing a movie that I had never heard of, that came out in 2016 staring Eddie Murphy; Mr. Church. I also speak about UFC Fight Night Johnson vs. Reis and lastly I read and reflect on some of my free-writing, which is located at: http://www.spuntoday.com/freewriting/. Links referenced in this episode: Glengarry Glen Ross Speech: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=elrnAl6ygeM Boyka Undisputed:...

Duration: 01:03:42


#070 – Random Rant

4/6/2017
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In this episode I speak about how great of an era we’re in for Stand-Up Comedy. I’ve recently watched: Jim Norton’s Mouthful of Shame, Dave Chappell’s Collection 1 & 2, Mike Birbiglia’s Thank God for Jokes, Amy Schumer’s The Leather Special and Jerrod Carmichael’s Love at the Store. I revisit the book I’m currently reading: The Magic of Thinking Big, I speak about training for the 5-Boro Cycling Marathon and building a PVC fence with my brother. Lastly, I read the Spun Today questionnaire...

Duration: 01:15:25


#069 – Random Rant

3/23/2017
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In this episode I speak about going to have homemade ice cream at a Queens, NY gem; Eddies Sweet Shop, the Amazon original series Sneaky Pete, the movies Manchester by the Sea & Fences. I also speak about the Broadway play, Cats and reading; The Magic of Thinking Big by David Schwartz. Links referenced in this episode: Eddies Sweet Shop:...

Duration: 01:02:48


#068 – Free-Writing Session

3/9/2017
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In this episode I share, read and reflect on some of my free-writing, which is located at: http://www.spuntoday.com/freewriting/. Links referenced in this episode: Fill out my 5-question survey 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 for getting out of your own way http://www.spuntoday.com/books/ (e-Book & Paperback are now available). Order...

Duration: 00:48:57

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