In addition to hosting The Mike Janela Show, I also co-host a weekly pro wrestling podcast with my partner Betsy Struxness. Normally we focus on the company’s most divisive superstar, Roman Reigns. But this week — after WWE made the egregious mistake of allowing a male character decide its historic and first-ever women’s Money in the Bank ladder match — we spent the bulk of our episode talking about much more serious issues: equality for the sexes; our country’s political climate; the drawbacks of capitalism; and even American national identity. All this from a “fake” sport!
NBC’s Spartan Team Ultimate Challenge is back for Season 2, and so is host MJ Acosta. She shares how she got the gig and how it fits with her TWO sports anchor day jobs…in two languages! Plus more talk on her career path (including time as a Miami Dolphins cheerleader) and MJ is nice enough to indulge Mike’s obsession with Apolo Ohno.
Her massively popular webcomic and graphic novel The Dreamer has been running for 10 years. Creator, artist, and writer Lora Innes talks about creating comics, never running out of plots, her favorite Revolutionary War battle, and how you make money when your webcomic is free.