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Episode 52: Jody Avirgan of FiveThrityEight.com

Episode 52: Five Thirty Eight

February 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

An interview with Jody Avirgan of FivethirtyEight.com Summary: Five thirty eight. That is the number of delegates up for grabs in US Presidential elections and the professional home, FiveThirtyEight.com, of guest Jody Avirgan, podcast host and producer for the Nate Silver website that dives into [...view post...]
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Episode 49: Football Nonsense

February 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Super Bowl Götterdämmerung with Joe and Jesse Summary: For their final football pod, Joe Flood and screenwriter Jesse Andrews discuss the crushing loss their Patriots and Steelers suffered at the benumbed hand of Peyton Manning, misbehavior by key players, and their continuing obsession with [...view post...]
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Episode 41 – The Mina Kimes Interview

November 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mina Kimes – Senior Writer at ESPN The Magazine Summary: Joe sits down for a Thanksgiving football preview with former business reporter-turned-ESPN the Magazine sports columnist Mina Kimes to talk about how morally difficult watching the NFL is, and how much they each love doing it [...view post...]

Episode 35 — Sportstalk with Jesse Andrews

November 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jesse Andrews — Novelist, screenwriter, Pittsburgh sports obsessive Summary: Second-time guest Jesse Andrews comes on to deliver a Rant for the Ages on the existential futility of sports fandom after his Pirates were bounced from the playoffs, and talk about his fantasy sports addiction and [...view post...]

Episode 22 – N&N Shorts with Owen Murphy

November 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Owen Murphy — 5th Grade sports metric creator Summary: In this special 4th of July episode, Joe does a brief interview with Owen Murphy, an 11 year old Bronx native who invented his own metric to measure NFL quarterback performance for a class project. Joe also shouts out N&N guest Jesse [...view post...]

Episode 19 – The Dan Rosenheck Interview

November 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dan Rosenheck — Professional Services Correspondent at The Economist Summary: Sports and Data editor at the Economist Dan Rosenheck joins Joe to talk NBA Finals, quantifying Lebron James, and the story Joe wrote for Dan on NBA home court advantage, questionable trends, and the perils of [...view post...]
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