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Reality Check with Alex Gould

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Welcome to Reality Check: Your home for insightful storytelling, analyses, and no holds barred debates with guests on topics including sports, politics, and much more. Host Alex Gould brings his high energy, deep thinking, and unique perspectives to the show  weekly from WRUW-FM 91.1 at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Welcome to Reality Check: Your home for insightful storytelling, analyses, and no holds barred debates with guests on topics including sports, politics, and much more. Host Alex Gould brings his high energy, deep thinking, and unique perspectives to the show  weekly from WRUW-FM 91.1 at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Excellent Shows

By ard2323 - Feb 22 2019
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Lots of entertainment and insight in this podcast! Very enjoyable

iTunes Ratings

3 Ratings
Average Ratings
3
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0
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0

Excellent Shows

By ard2323 - Feb 22 2019
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Lots of entertainment and insight in this podcast! Very enjoyable
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Reality Check with Alex Gould

Latest release on Feb 15, 2020

All 62 episodes from oldest to newest

Democratic Primary + NBA All-Star Weekend

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This week Alex dives into the world of politics (3:51) and discusses Iowa, New Hampshire, why certain candidates have disappointed, the inhernet problem of candidates running for President vs doing the job, and his predictions for the rest of the nomination process. Then look for a dive into All-Star weekend, one of his favorite events of the NBA season (38:13).

Feb 15 2020

56mins

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The Legacy of Kobe Bryant and Impact of His Passing

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This week on Reality Check is a short, 15 minute podcast in honor of Kobe Bryant, Gianna Bryant, and the 7 others who passed in the helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. Alex will detail the impact of this tragedy on himself, friends, and the world, along with dive into lessons he is taking away from it.

Feb 01 2020

14mins

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NBA Hot Topics + News

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In this podcast, Alex goes over all things in NBA, including Zion's debut (2:35), the NBA All-Star Game starter announcements/reserve predictions (9:41), and halfway point NBA season reactions (41:33)

Jan 25 2020

55mins

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Modern Sports Cheating + NFL Playoffs

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In this hour Alex details two primary hot topics in sports: (1) the presence of technology regarding current sports cheating scandals (2:25) in the NFL (3:05) and MLB (8:34), along with updates/predictions for the NFL Playoffs (22:28).

Jan 18 2020

52mins

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The 2019 NFL Quarterback: A New Perspective

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Reality Check is ending 2019 in a BIG way with this podcast! Within the hour, Alex used research including hours upon hours of film study and advanced analytic research to rank all of the current starting Quarterbacks in the NFL right now!

Look out for your favorite teams and some MASSIVE surprises, such as Josh Allen not exactly having a breakout year, Carson Wentz's fall from glory, and Ryan Tannehill's ascension into the upper-tier of NFL QB's. If you tune into this hour be prepared to have trouble hitting that pause button or turning it off!

Dec 14 2019

55mins

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NFL Deep Dive

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This week on Reality Check Alex returns to a classic NFL show where he goes in depth to rank his top 10 teams in the league right now (2:05) and later briefly discusses the NFL MVP debate (30:36) and fantasy football overview of the season so far (37:24).

Dec 07 2019

47mins

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The Journey: What It’s Like to Live as a Native American Today Featuring Abby Martin

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Today Reality Check for the first time shares a personal journey: a one hour deep dive of what it is like to live as a Native American today. Abby Martin joins Alex for the show to describe what her Native American identity means to her, experiences of growing up on a reservation in South Dakota, and so much more. Click play and join Abby/Alex for this intimate and enlightening story.

Nov 23 2019

55mins

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Interview With CWRU Tennis Players Chai Aduru and Aaron Umen

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Today on Reality Check Chai Aduru and Aaron Umen join Alex and discuss their tennis journeys to eventually become varsity athletes here at CWRU, the recruiting process while in high school, and the experience of what it means to be a collegiate athlete. Later in the show, the trio delves into the professional world of sports and discusses the ATP tour (42:09) + NBA (51:14)

Nov 16 2019

56mins

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Halloween and College Life Discussion With Elyssa Kim

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In the new year of Reality Check, interview style shows are coming back and are REVAMPED, starting with Elyssa Kim in this podcast. Within the hour, Alex and Elyssa talk about Halloween experiences from this year and the past (1:30), including a fun eight question Halloween-themed test (10:02). Post-Halloween talk, discussion topics include experiences/opinions of CWRU (19:27), transitioning from living in the South to Cleveland (33:58), student government talk (41:02), and theater discussion (49:50).

P.S. Apoligies for the in-and-out sound at times, the microphones were having some minor technical issues but they will be much improved next week!

Nov 02 2019

56mins

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NBA Predictions/Analysis

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In this hour, Alex goes over his individual player award predictions for the 2019-2020 NBA season, along with his analysis of what the first few days of the season mean in terms of the future playoff picture/bigger scope of the season.

Oct 26 2019

54mins

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