Tag: History

Bushwhacker Luke

Jonah Keri gets into the ring with WWE Hall of Famer Luke Williams, a.k.a. Bushwhacker Luke, about being a professional wrestler for more than 50 years; Andre the Giant; playing the heel; Crocodile Dundee; Vince McMahon; being best known for a…

Justin Trudeau

Jonah Keri talks to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the PM’s first-ever podcast in office. The two discuss the Montreal Expos; Separatism in Quebec; Canadian identity; the Richard Nixon prophecy and being called to serve; gender equa…

Mets Panel with Anthony DiComo, Marc Carig, and Hank Azaria

From the live Pitch Talks event in Brooklyn, Jonah Keri meets the Mets panel of Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, Marc Carig of Newsday, and Hank Azaria of Brockmire and The Simpsons, covering the Mets starting the season with injuries; the current g…

Gail Miller

Jonah Keri jazzes it up with Utah Jazz owner Gail Miller about building an empire from nothing with her late husband Larry; changes in Salt Lake City; how to succeed in business; philanthropy; redefining her life after Larry’s death; The Jazz …

Scott Boras

Jonah Keri negotiates with legendary sports agent Scott Boras about teaching young players to communicate; “mail order brides”; the possibility of an international baseball draft; playing the odds in the amateur baseball draft; nurturing the n…

Forrest Griffin

Jonah Keri and former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion and Hall of Famer Forrest Griffin grapple with weighty topics like strangers picking fights with Forrest; Ronda Rousey; becoming a fan favorite; fight or flight; Forrest’s dark side; from th…

Ron Shelton

Jonah Keri names foods that start with the letter “Q” with filmmaker Ron Shelton: his career as a minor-league baseball player; scheming to join the Expos; the Oriole way and Earl Weaver; digging ditches; writing and directing Bull Durham; lov…

Jim DeShaies

Jonah Keri has an excellent adventure with Cubs broadcaster and retired pitcher Jim DeShaies about engaging younger audiences; JD’s baseball career; overcoming failure; Nolan Ryan; his broadcast partner Len Kasper and admitting, “I don’t know”…

Live from San Francisco: Jon Miller and Bobby Evans

Jonah Keri stands on the shoulders of giants with San Francisco Giants play-by-play announcer Jon Miller and Giants GM Bobby Evans about Willie McCovey and Willie Mays; playing to your ballpark; Hunter Pence and team chemistry; matching player…

Dave Van Horne

Jonah Keri goes up, up, and away with Hall of Fame play-by-play broadcaster Dave Van Horne about Jonah naming his book after Dave’s signature call; his 32 years with the Expos, starting at their inception in 1969; great players such as Rusty S…