My Cauliflower Ear Experience

How I Got Cauliflower Ear I wrestled for seventeen years without getting cauliflower ear. My teammates would tease me, “How can you consider yourself a serious wrestler without it?” I remember kids—I mean young kids—beaming with pride when they first got cauliflower ear, like a badge of honor. Sometimes when I come across strangers with mangled ears,…

Podcast: Claudio Puelles, from Peru to the UFC

Listen on: Spotify Google Apple Claudio Puelles (@claudiopuelles) is a professional MMA fighter from Lima, Peru with a record of 9-2 who currently fights in the UFC (2-1). He was the runner-up on season 3 of The Ultimate Fighter Latin America, a reality show from the UFC. I first met Claudio six years ago and…

Podcast: Kenn Kweder, Rockstar and Secret Kidd

Listen on: Spotify Google Apple Kenn Kweder (@kennkweder) is a musical legend in Philadelphia and the subject of the documentary Adventures of a Secret Kidd: The Mass Hallucination of Kenn Kweder. He has been playing since the late sixties and has some amazing stories to tell. In this episode he talks about his roots as…

Podcast: Anthony Gray, Three Michelin Star Chef de Cuisine

Listen on: Google Spotify Apple Anthony Gray is the chef de cuisine at Le Bernadin, one of the top-rated restaurants in New York City, and in the world. He works under famous chef Eric Ripert in this three Michelin star restaurant. In this episode, Anthony shares so many inspirational stories about his pursuit of his…

Podcast: Joe Williamson and the Rise of FloWrestling

Listen on: Google Spotify Apple Joe Williamson (@growrestling) was one of the first employees of FloWrestling, a company which went on to become a megalith not only in wrestling but in many sports. But this episode is about so much more than that. Joe tells how he first met FloWrestling founder Martin Floreani in a…

Podcast: Wrestling and MMA with Kyle Cerminara

Listen on: Google Spotify Apple Kyle Cerminara (@kycerm) grew up in upstate New York he became a state champ and became the first and only All-American in program history at the University of Buffalo. He later pursued an Olympic dream and lived at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. After coaching collegiate wrestling…

Podcast: Vlad Gets Corona Virus in Vietnam

Listen on: Google Spotify Apple Vlad Mozgovoi (@vladmanul) was traveling in Vietnam when he was diagnosed with corona virus. In this episode, he shares his crazy story of high fevers and Vietnamese hospitals. He was quarantined in Vietnamese hospitals for 14 days in dire circumstances. He talks about the intense lockdown that Vietnam went through…

A Guide to Free Walking Tours

Free walking tours are an essential part of the traveler’s arsenal for exploring a new city and getting your bearings. And a great way to meet new people!