My First Month at LittleThings

So it’s been an exciting start hosting at LittleThings and, now that I’ve been there a few weeks, figured it was time to share some highlights from my first month on the job.

From animals trying to bite me, to my AcroYoga debut, to holding a pushup contest against myself, here’s a look at some of the cool stuff you might’ve missed.

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Reacting to WWE Money in the Bank

Courtesy WWE.com

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!

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NBC Spartan’s MJ Acosta: Ep. 56

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.

Check out NBC’s Spartan page for more info on the show and keep up with MJ on Twitter and Instagram. Of course you can always follow me on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat.

Make sure to download, review, and subscribe to the pod on iTunes right here, in the Google Play store, or to listen on Stitcher!

Music for The Mike Janela Show provided by Grapes’ “I Dunno.” Definitely check his work out here.

The Dreamer comic creator Lora Innes: Ep. 55

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.

Check out more at The Dreamer website, support Lora on Patreon, and find her on Twitter and Instagram. Of course, you can always follow me on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat.

Make sure to download, review, and subscribe to the pod on iTunes right here, in the Google Play store, or to listen on Stitcher!

Music for The Mike Janela Show provided by Grapes’ “I Dunno.” Definitely check his work out here.