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Faith Ford – 5x Emmy Award Nominee for her role on Murphy Brown, co-star Hope & Faith
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LIVE – 4 PM / 1 PM PDT –  Sep 28 – John Larroquette – Five Time Emmy Award Winning Actor (Night Court/Boston Legal) & Tony Award Winner.

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The Most Important Thing in Life is Family
by Gil Vieira

For those of you who read my blog, you know that I, fortunately, come from a very close and loving family. My Mom and Dad grew up in the same neighborhood, married at a young age (when my dad returned home from WWII), owned businesses in town, and became very well-known and respected in our community. Over the years, many friends of my brother and I considered our parents their second parents. Often, friends would

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I Want to Know More About Mike Trout by TJ Simers

It is damn near impossible now to get quality time with athletes as a journalist, the enemy banished outside upon the arrival of Covid—never again to be afforded intimate access. I knew Kobe Bryant, adored him, disliked him, laughed, and yelled and all in the same interview. He was human, and I came to understand that. Even Kevin Brown was human, although I could argue the alternative. I’m not sure I could function today in

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Rod Carew – Rod is one of the most talented players to ever don a major league uniform.
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Lesley Visser – The most accomplished female broadcaster of all time.
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Commander David Scott – Cmdr. of Apollo 15. One of four living astronauts to walk on the Moon!
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Pulitzer Prize Winner Photographer JOHN FILO. This iconic Kent St photo changed our lives forever
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3/23 – Donna de Varona – Two Time Olympic Swimming Gold Medalist, Sportscaster, Women’s Sports Activist.

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The Most Important Thing in Life is Family
by Gil Vieira

For those of you who read my blog, you know that I, fortunately, come from a very close and loving family. My Mom and Dad grew up in the same neighborhood, married at a young age (when my dad returned home from WWII), owned businesses in town, and became very well-known and respected in our community. Over the years, many friends of my brother and I considered our parents their second parents. Often, friends would

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I Want to Know More About Mike Trout by TJ Simers

It is damn near impossible now to get quality time with athletes as a journalist, the enemy banished outside upon the arrival of Covid—never again to be afforded intimate access. I knew Kobe Bryant, adored him, disliked him, laughed, and yelled and all in the same interview. He was human, and I came to understand that. Even Kevin Brown was human, although I could argue the alternative. I’m not sure I could function today in

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Remembering Old Friends and Former NFL Announcers, Gil Santos and Gino Cappelletti
by Gil Vieira

Sadly, there is one guarantee in life…death. Unfortunately, as we grow older, that occurrence comes far too frequently. That is the sad truth about aging – we lose loved-ones, friends, and acquaintances on a regular basis. And while we accept this fact, it does not make it any easier when it occurs. With the 2022 football season upon us, I think of one of its great players, Gino Cappelletti, who we lost this year. Gino,

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Five Time Emmy Award Winning Actor & Tony Award Winner, John Larroquette, Joins M&M on 9/28

John Larroquette needs no introduction. The 5 Time Emmy Award winner for Night Court and Boston Legal also won a Tony on Broadway for his role in How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.   John’s other TV, Broadway and Feature Film credits are too numerous to mention.   A Louisiana native, Larroquette will again delight audiences this winter when NBC television brings back a new version of Night Court starring John as the

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John McDonagh:  Playwright, Cab Driver, Comic and Political Activist Joins M&M on 9/21

Off The Meter represents the culmination of a forty-year career of driving a yellow cab while trying to make a difference in the world. John McDonagh is currently producer and host of Radio Free Eireann and Talk Mac, We and Thee with Malachy McCourt and Corey Kilgannon, a weekly radio shows heard on Pacifica station WBAI, New York.  John began his career as a NYC Yellow cab driver after serving in the U.S. Army in

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NFL Great, Hank Bauer, Joins M&M on 9/14

Hank Bauer, a record shattering running back from tiny D-3 Cal Lutheran, was picked up in 1977 by the San Diego Charger and went on to become, perhaps, the greatest special teams player in NFL history Bauer holds the NFL single-season record for most special-teams tackles with 52, a record which will never be broken (28 tackles is second).  As a short-yardage specialist and often referred to “Hank the Howitzer” for his explosive running style, Bauer

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Talking the Hollywood Scene, Sports and Life Experiences
A Mick A Mook and A Mic is a weekly audio and video podcast from two of America’s most talented wise guys. It features Frank Pace – a nationally-renowned Hollywood producer, sports agent and author, and Billy O’Connor – a comedian, author and Vietnam Veteran. The show provides raw, uncensored commentary about the Hollywood scene, sports, and their fascinating life experiences. The show also features iconic guests from the world of sports and entertainment.

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