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Viacom Reboots MTV News in First Step Toward Reviving Network

MTV may be about to invoke memories of Kurt Loder and Tabitha Soren.

At MTV, those two correspondents interviewed rock stars and U.S. presidential candidates, making MTV as reliable a news source for a certain generation as Dan Rather or Tom Brokaw. 1,050 more words


Nerdist and SI and CBS Sports' Jonah Keri: Ep. 26

Jonah Keri is on the phone! The New York Times best-selling author and former Grantland baseball columnist talks about being a free agent himself this year, how he landed so many jobs, and whether he’d give up The Simpsons if it meant getting back the Expos. 68 more words


Media fragmentation leading to power of personality

It didn’t start with Bill Simmons, but he created a blueprint for how to create an affinity site that resonates with sports fans. Grantland wasn’t the first of its kind, but since Grantland we have seen the rise of more specialty sites led by well known media personalities such as MMQB — the Peter King led site focused on football — and now the Vertical — a site led by basketball insider Adrian Wojnarowski — is set to launch focusing on professional basketball. 560 more words


Royal Rumble preview w/ Cheap Heat's Stat Guy Greg: Ep. 24

The reigning, defending, undisputed champ as the most-listened-to episode in Mike Janela Show history makes his triumphant return, as the show’s first-ever two-time guest.

http://mikejanela.podomatic.com/enclosure/2016-01-20T05_09_46-08_00.mp3… 134 more words

The Mike Janela Show

Top Podcasts of 2015: Part 2

#3. Do You Like Prince Movies?

I should have seen it coming. When Wesley Morris, half of Grantland’s Do You Like Prince Movies?, announced he was leaving Grantland for a job at the New York Times and  245 more words


Top Podcasts of 2015: Part 1

#5. The Watch

Few things broke my heart in 2015 like the closure of Bill Simmons’ Grantland sports and pop culture site. After Simmons parted ways with Grantland’s parent company ESPN earlier in the year, it seemed like Grantland might carry on but on October 30, the site was shut down for good. 236 more words


All My Friends Are Right Here 042 - 2015 Wrap-Up


Jurassic World!  Carly Rae Jepsen & Justin Bieber!  H is for Hawk!

That’s right, we’re recapping 2015 in a big way!   56 more words

All My Friends Are Right Here