Archive for June 2016

The Hall of Famer and the legendary Peter Gammons discusses his illustrious career and oh so much more.

Trenni Kusnierek discusses her interesting career arc in journalism, the issues facing women in sports media and her outspokenness about mental health issues.

Red Sox president Sam Kennedy discusses his career in baseball, growing up next door to Peter Gammons and the time he almost got into a fight with Theo Epstein in the Fenway Park bleachers.

Alex Siber of Pigeons and Planes discusses Chance The Rapper and his new mixtape, Coloring Book.

MLB Network’s Scott Braun discusses Bartolo Colon, the television industry, getting in at a young age and not burning out.

Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports and MLB Network discusses his bumpy start in journalism, journalism in the Twitter era and what he hopes to do in the future.

Tim Healey discusses his oral history of the Doug Mirabelli trade, why he decided to pursue a career in journalism and the young 2016 season.

Red Sox team historian Gordon Edes discusses his life post-journalism, the infamous “Curly-Haired Boyfriend” encounter and lessons learned from his reporting and writing career.

Joon’s friend Taylor Weston discusses the young MLB season, the LA Rams and how Giannis Antetokounmpo is going to take over the world.

Emma Span of Sports Illustrated discusses getting her start at The Village Voice, editing the SI baseball preview issue and the future of the journalism industry.

Field Yates of ESPN discusses being an NFL scout, a real estate agent, writing about football, learning how to be on TV and life as an NFL insider.

Lindsey Adler of BuzzFeed joins the shows to talk about being a young writer, the bright and darks sides of Twitter and her career goals.

The ESPN author discusses the changing landscape of sports journalism, learning from Peter Gammons, growing up a Philadelphia sports fan and finding the humor in baseball.

The Boston Globe scribe discusses growing up as a member of the “Gammons Generation” and the unique Boston sports media scene.

The Deadspin founder discusses the changing nature of journalism on the web, covering politics and movies, and much more.

Sports Illustrated media writer/reporter Richard Deitsch discusses the evolving nature of the sports media industry.

Venerable baseball reporter Tom Verducci discusses why he’s always wanted to be a journalist, reporting longform features and why he’s not on Twitter.

Crack reporter Buster Olney discusses his life leading up to and in baseball, and what could come next.

Jonah Keri discusses his many new ventures, his start at Baseball Prospectus, his time at Grantland, and much more.

Hip hop scribe Shea Serrano talks about his book, The Rap Year Book, Kanye West and commas, among other things.