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TWR Listeners Lounge - Randy Edwards

The Wilder Ride

Release Date: 12/01/2020

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The Wilder Ride

In this episode, hosts Alan and Walt chat with photographer and podcaster, Curtis Bloes about his career and hobby. Although stumbling across photography by accident, Curtis admits, he didn't really have a knack for it. The work was difficult, but he loves what he does. He has learned from others along the way. Though specializing in boudoir sessions, Curtis does other photography as well. He is also quick to help others who are wanting to learn. As a side hobby, Curtis Bloes has always seemed ready for the world of podcasting. He takes us through his earliest versions, putting out shows on...

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The Wilder Ride

Hosts Alan Sanders and Walt Murray sit down with Tom Shinall, the Business Development Manager for the new Savoy Automobile Museum. Savoy will plan to have rotating galleries to always have fresh and new themed exhibits. But, that is just on the inside. The grounds of Savoy can hold up to 1000 vehicles for massive car shows. As we wind down our museum discussion, we talk about our first cars, what car we would like to own today if money were no object and our favorite Hollywood car they would like to own.

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Hosts Alan Sanders and Walt Murray get a chance to talk with long-time Atlanta Falcon, Tyso Claybo, about his career and retirement from the NFL. The conversation starts with Tyson Clabo's college years. When things were not falling into place, he began to question his abilities. While recovering from an injury, the Atlanta Falcons said they wanted to see him again. Atlanta brought him on and he played from 2005-2013. The interview wraps with a discussion of how Tyson and his wife adopted their children.

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Alan and Walt sit down with former Alabama football player, Navy Seal, Actor, body guard and businessman, Mike White. The conversation opens with a discussion of how Mike was recruited to play for Alabama. A chance look at a magazine is what sent him to the US Navy, where he became a Navy Seal. After serving, Mike started to get into acting. After four years, he had the chance to perform security for Bill and Melinda Gates and Bruce Springsteen. We end the interview segment with where Mike White is today.

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Hosts Alan and Walt are joined by voice-acting talent and radio personality, Autumn Fischer. We open learning Autumn fell into the radio business somewhat by accident. Catching the ear and mind of radio host Eric von Haessler got her on when he was with The Regular Guys show. After that show fell apart, Eric began to reinvent himself. He invited trusted talents to join him for a daily podcast show from his home. Years of plugging away led to a return gig on WSB radio in Atlanta and a number one show!

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Hosts Alan Sanders and Walt Murray interview radio personality, Veronica Harrell. Veronica actually started her college career with a desire to be a movie director. As fate would have it, she got a job in radio at a conservative talk station in Jackson, Michigan. That role led to another in Detroit. Before she knew it, her husband was transferred to Atlanta and she found another radio job, which led to a full-time traffic reporter in Atlanta. She also likes positing messages of positivity on social media.

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The Wilder Ride

Hosts Alan and Walt welcome Bryon Lockhart, a former Marine and one of the hosts of The Marine Corps Movie Minute. Alan and Bryon recounted boot camp stories. Bryon also talked about growing up in Rochester, NY, home of the Garbage Plate. The discussion moved to podcasting. Bryon and his partner decided to look at films based around the Marine Corps. Their first season looked at the Clint Eastwood film, "Heartbreak Ridge." They even had one of the actors, Peter Koch, join them on a handful of episodes.

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Welcome to season four! We open the episode with Alan and Walt recapping their holidays and activities since their hiatus. After nearly 30 minutes of nonsense. the hosts decide to weigh-in on their plans for season four. The Listeners Lounge will continue as a secondary cast along with a show about a Gene Wilder film. They do not discuss their selection, but they do drop a few hints. If you have missed Alan and Walt, even though they have been a break from this show, they have been very busy elsewhere.

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The Wilder Ride

In this episode we get to chat with Ryan Rebalkin, a member of the Canadian Navy as well as being a podcaster and a rising YouTube first-reaction host. We start by asking what drew Ryan to join the military. Then we jump to his first step into the world of podcast, choosing the Rocky franchise as his subject. Ryan also hosts another show called, Worst of the Best. Additionally, he has a couple of YouTube channels where he records his "first reactions" to various entertainment offerings.

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The Wilder Ride

In this episode we get to chat with Ryan Rebalkin, a member of the Canadian Navy as well as being a podcaster and a rising YouTube first-reaction host. We start by asking what drew Ryan to join the military. Then we jump to his first step into the world of podcast, choosing the Rocky franchise as his subject. Ryan also hosts another show called, Worst of the Best. Additionally, he has a couple of YouTube channels where he records his "first reactions" to various entertainment offerings.

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In this episode, we sit down with Randy Edwards a former NCAA football player for the University of Alabama who played four years in the NFL before becoming a personal injury attorney. We discussed the move from high school football into college ball. We also discussed what an amazing coach Bear Bryant was. We learned about a player scholarship he created and it's impact on players still to this day. As Randy neared graduation, he got picked up by the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free-agent. His career only last four years, but it was still incredible. After football, it was back to school to get his law degree. He then moved into the are of personal injury law. He loves going into court and fighting for the rights of those harmed by the negligence of others. Randy shared several stories and even a little advice to our listeners.

WATCHING/STREAMING:

Walt and Alan cannot praise The Mandalorian enough. It is one of the best things to happen to Star Wars since the original trilogy. Walt is also making his way through season 3 of Star Trek: Enterprise. He's also watched a few WWII flicks lately. They include, The Big Red One, A Bridge Too Far and the Midway remake. Alan is still working through season 7 of Star Trek: TNG. Thanks to the podcast 60MW and the show, "Spotlight Reflection," Alan has started to binge the old 80's cop comedy, Sledge Hammer.

READING:

Walt is reading, "Somewhere You Feel Free: Tom Petty Los Angeles," in preparation for our next guest. Walt really likes the writing style and highly recommends the book.

LISTENING:

For sports listeners, Walt recommends Holy Crap It's Sports by Pete Davis. He also is listening to the podcasts The Dirty Harry Minute and How Did This Get Made? He also did a plug for the live Saturday radio shows, Waking Up with Alan and BK on the Air heard on WBHF and streaming worldwide. Alan gave the following weekly plugs to all the casts he listens to: 60MW, The Real Queens of Queens, Bad Cop Bad Cop Show, BK on the AIr Escape Pod, Golden Rage of TV, Geek to Me Radio, Marine Corps Movie Minute, ABCD:TOS, Going the Distance, Sly Cast, Rocky Minute, Worst of the Best, Radio Labyrinth and Indiana Jones Minute.