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    Ep. #49 | RIP George Floyd

    Ep. #49 | RIP George Floyd

    This week, we discuss the recent murder of George Floyd by a police officer in Minneapolis. Follow the hosts! Vincent:Twitter - https://www.instagram.com/vinnyirie_/Instagram - https://twitter.com/vinnyirie Sam:Twitter - https://twitter.com/SamHerwaldtInstagram - https://www.instagram.com/SamHerwaldt/ Our Socials:Twitter - https://twitter.com/TheTakeawayPod/Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/thetakeawaypodcast/

    • 49 min
    Ep. #48 | Skating, Relationship Talk, & Fashion

    Ep. #48 | Skating, Relationship Talk, & Fashion

    Episode 48! This week, we talk about skating and how influential it is, how fashion repeats itself, our types and preferences when it comes to dating, and how music has evolved over time.  We only have 3 episodes left before the end of season one.  Thank you to every single one of you for listening and supporting our journey this far! We have a lot of great and fresh ideas for season two, and we’re confident you will love the new approach to the show.  Stay tuned for more great conversations between us and with guests! Timestamps00:10 - Show introduction02:00 - Quarantine update (new hobbies, boredom, etc)07:10 - Vince discovered black youtube10:10 - Skateboarding conversation16:20 - Kids picking what type of person there are going to be19:40 - How influential skating is22:40 - Fashion always repeats itself29:50 - Post highschool changes33:50 - How our view on appearances has changed over time36:30 - Do we think we’re attractive? What are our types?56:30 - How music has evolved over time1:07:15 - Do label owners have a stake in fashion brands?1:13:30 - Music recommendations Follow the hosts! Vincent:Twitter - https://www.instagram.com/vinnyirie_/Instagram - https://twitter.com/vinnyirie Sam:Twitter - https://twitter.com/SamHerwaldtInstagram - https://www.instagram.com/SamHerwaldt/ Our Socials:Twitter - https://twitter.com/TheTakeawayPod/Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/thetakeawaypodcast/

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Ep. #47 | Fitness, Drake’s Project, & Entertainment

    Ep. #47 | Fitness, Drake’s Project, & Entertainment

    Episode 47! This week, we sat down to catch up with each other from the past few weeks.  Sam shares his recent fitness experience, as well as gives advice for what has been working for him lately.  We also spend time reviewing Drake’s latest project and give an update on his career as an artist.  At the end, we both give one new TV show or movie recommendation for everyone to check out during quarantine. Tune in! Timestamps:01:40 - Life updates/Fitness Talk26:05 - Drake - Dark Lane Demo Tapes REVIEW1:05:25 - Music recommendations1:13:35 - TV Show/Movie recommendations Follow the hosts! Vincent:Twitter - https://www.instagram.com/vinnyirie_/Instagram - https://twitter.com/vinnyirie Sam:Twitter - https://twitter.com/SamHerwaldtInstagram - https://www.instagram.com/SamHerwaldt/ Our Socials:Twitter - https://twitter.com/TheTakeawayPod/Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/thetakeawaypodcast/

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Ep. #46 | Fighting Through Adversity ft. John Keenoy

    Ep. #46 | Fighting Through Adversity ft. John Keenoy

    Episode 46! This week, we’re joined by Pittsburgh Steelers lineman, John Keenoy. John went to the same high school as us, so we’ve seen his journey (so far) first hand. From there, John went to Western Michigan University to continue his career in football. John has had to fight through all kinds of adversity and never lost the vision and the goal that he had.  This is a really inspiring conversation for anyone that feels they are going against the current and want to hear about someone who did the same without losing faith! Timestamps: 00:30 - Guest Introduction01:13 - When did John realize he was good at football?03:40 - Did John feel that he was underrated in High School?05:05 - Why John decided to go to Western Michigan09:05 - Winning the starting role early his freshman year09:50 - The difference between college and high school athletes12:40 - John’s freshman year14:25 - Dirty players in college15:05 - John’s sophomore season17:05 - Being a player in a bowl game19:05 - John on playing for P. J. Fleck19:50 - “Fleck coached the coaches”24:50 - John’s final two seasons at Western Michigan26:25 - John’s hardest matchups27:40 - The importance of education29:15 - The  sacrifices as a college athlete30:05 - How John dealt with his dad’s health issues as a freshman33:00 - John on playing alongside his 6th grade QB in college34:15 - John on not getting drafted to the NFL35:10 - Signing his first NFL contract36:40 - The difference between college and the NFL38:00 - John on getting cut from Minnesota40:15 - Playing in the XFL44:55 - John on signing with the Steelers50:50 - How John feels about the game of football and his health53:10 - MJ Documentary parts 3 & 4 discussion59:10 - Jordan vs. the Bad Boys1:04:45 - Closing Thoughts Support John Keenoy:InstagramTwitterFollow the hosts!Vincent:InstagramTwitterSam:TwitterInstagramOur Socials:TwitterInstagramYoutube 

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Ep. #45 | Confidence Is The Difference ft. Xavier Tillman

    Ep. #45 | Confidence Is The Difference ft. Xavier Tillman

    Episode 45! This week, Xavier Tillman returns to recap his junior season, talk about his plans for the upcoming NBA draft, how his family life has changed since adding a newborn into the mix, and more! The crew also spent time reacting to the first two episodes of the Michael Jordan ‘Last Dance’ documentary that premiered on ESPN this past Sunday. Tune in!Timestamps:00:05 - Guest introduction00:45 - Life during quarantine02:05 - How having a second child changes life03:45 - The importance of having a good partner in marriage05:00 - Netflix and tv show talk09:40 - Return to quarantine conversation13:40 - Xavier recaps his junior season17:40 - Most memorable plays/performances from this season18:30 - Xavier on winning Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year21:35 - What teammates surprised Xavier the most?23:15 - Xavier on Josh Langford not being able to play25:00 - March Madness getting canceled and how it affected the team29:15 - NBA draft process conversation31:50 - Xavier Tillman and Cassius Winston’s relationship33:50 - The importance of confidence36:45 - Michael Jordan documentary conversation42:15 - Greatest of all time vs. Best of all time48:30 - Scottie Pippen's 7 year contract59:00 - The Tillman family brand1:01:45 - Return to Jordan talk1:04:00 - Was Jordan’s competition good?1:08:30 - Closing thoughts on the documentary (so far)1:10:15 - Music talk1:13:00 - Xavier’s daughter closes the show Support Xavier:InstagramTwitterFollow the hosts!Vincent:InstagramTwitterSam:TwitterInstagramOur Socials:TwitterInstagramYoutube

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Ep. #44 | Tory Lanez, TikTok, & $1,200

    Ep. #44 | Tory Lanez, TikTok, & $1,200

    Episode 44! This week, we review Tory Lanez's new project, discuss our excitement for the new DVSN album, ESPN's new Michael Jordan documentary, and more.  We also talk about 'Trump Bucks', and what we think people are going to be spending their $1,200 on. Tune in! Timestamps:02:00 - Diddy's IG Live party05:10 - Celebrity relationships05:50 - What celebrity would be marry? 09:25 - Jessica Alba & TikTok12:00 - Being Famous and going out14:30 - Tory Lanez - Album Review30:45 - Final thoughts on Tory Lanez's new project32:00 - What's next for Tory?42:40 - Sam got his Trump Bucks43:15 - Companies are fighting for that $1,20045:50 - Anticipation for the next DVSN album49:30 - 6ix9ine is back to his old ways52:40 - Detroit needs a championship55:00 - Upcoming Michael Jordan documentary57:30 - Wrapping up the show Follow the hosts!Vincent:InstagramTwitterSam:TwitterInstagramOur Socials:TwitterInstagramYoutube

    • 58 min

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