Rank #1: Interview With CWRU Varsity Football Player Thomas DelMastro + Super Bowl Talk
In my first radio show in college at Case Western Reserve University, a Cornerback on the CWRU Varsity Football Team, Thomas DelMastro, joins me to discuss his football journey to where he is today and what it's like to be a student athlete. After that segment, Thomas and I take a deep dive into analyzing the Patriots-Rams Super Bowl matachup coming up on February 3rd.
There were some technical issues early on in the show due to the adjustment to the college radio station technology but regardless I hope you enjoy!
Rank #2: Nick Roach - Interview With The Eight Year NFL Starter
In our most special radio show yet, NICK ROACH, former starting Linebacker for the Bears and Raiders, joins my fellow co-hosts of The Huddle (Jacob Berlinger and Noah Lofman) and me. The three of us had the privilege of interviewing him to learn about his career and gain an insider's perspective on many issues in football we previously discussed. Please do enjoy this incredibly special show and WGBK first of landing a former professional athlete! On behalf of Noah and Jacob, we can't express our gratitude to you, Mr. Roach, for agreeing to come on our show, and thank you very much for being an even better guest than we could have asked for!
Rank #3: ...My Final Radio Show Of High School (With Noah Lofman and Jacob Berlinger)
My final radio show in high school is sadly here. During this show, I celebrate my four years on air with Noah Lofman and Jacob Berlinger during The Huddle! There was an error with recording early on, so the podcast will start in the middle of our NBA postseason discussion. However, after the NBA, there should be about 40 minutes of the more sentimental aspect of looking back at the time us three had doing radio together.
Rank #4: The Finale: Reality Check (In High School) Comes To An End
After an incredible four years of radio and two years of Reality Check, my solo show, it is unfortunately time to say goodbye. With my graduation coming, I provide more of a sentimental show than usual with my look back at my time on the radio station at my high school. The hour includes reflections on certain topics and some of my favorite clips from old shows of my time here. Enjoy!
Rank #5: National and Local Politics Talk With Noah Lofman and Eli Shapiro
Noah Lofman and Eli Shapiro join me once again for a politics roundtable! In this show, we take part in "Guess Who Tweeted It: Kanye West or Donald Trump" and discuss national political issues, along with a questionable, possibly politically-fueled, decision made by a higher-up in our school. Enjoy!
Rank #6: MLB and NFL Talk With David Rubin
David Rubin joins me today to make our MLB Playoff Predictions and quarter-season NFL roundup!
Rank #7: NBA Power Rankings With Jack Ulrich
In a 2017-18 NBA season preview, Jack Ulrich joins me for an energetic, light-hearted discussion of our power rankings (teams #1-30) for the upcoming season.
Rank #8: Return To High School Radio: The Huddle With Noah Lofman and Jared Rosenthal
In the hearts of our college winter breaks, Noah Lofman and I go back to high school joined by Jared Rosenthal in a massive 2.5 hour Huddle return special! Within this podcast, some key concepts covered are mental health issues in the NFL, NFL playoff predictions, college football bowl choices, looking ahead in the NBA, and so much more. Enjoy!
Rank #9: Laurel Williamson On Theater/Musicals & Movies
On this episode Laurel Williamson joins me on Reality Check to discuss her own acting/theater experience in life and at CWRU, all-time great Broadway musicals, and a brief wrap-up of movies over the past year. Enjoy!
Rank #10: Davu Keels's Take on the Super Bowl & NBA Trade Deadline
Today Davu Keels joins me on Reality Check to analyze every aspect of last Sunday's Super Bowl as well as to discuss all the NBA Trade Deadline deals/info, which came just a few hours prior to the recording of this show.
Without any technical difficulties this week, I hope you enjoy improved analysis from our last episode!
Rank #11: Student Government and National Politics Talk With Sydney Davis and Marin Exler
CWRU Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Vice Presidents Sydney Davis and Marin Exler join me today to discuss their experiences at Case Western Reserve, in student government specifically, and share their opinions on the national politics scene, particularly in terms of the candidates for the Democratic nominee for President in 2020. Hope y'all enjoy!
Rank #12: The Huddle: Politics and Sports Talk
For the first half of a special 2 hour edition of The Huddle, I discuss politics and tennis solo. Then, in one of our best ever hours on air together, Noah Lofman joins me for talk about the NBA Playoffs and our award predictions. Enjoy!
Rank #13: Politics Talk With Eli Shapiro
Today Eli Shapiro joins me for the final political episode of Reality Check and my second to last show of high school. Within this hour, the two of us review recent news on President Trump, gun control in America, North Korean relations, and more. Enjoy the show!
Rank #14: Fortnite Hour With Daniel Joseph, Matt Livas, and Maddy Bayzaee
That's right...I decided to dedicate an entire hour of radio to Fortnite, the Battle Royale video game that has surpassed the limits of what we thought was possible in terms of popularity with over 50 million who have now downloaded it. For the first two-thirds of the show Daniel Joseph comes on air for a general discussion of the game while Matt Livas and Maddy Bayzaee join me later to continue that, along with talking about Fortnite's limited time modes. Enjoy!
Rank #15: NBA Playoffs First Round Breakdown With Jared Rosenthal
In today's show, Jared Rosenthal joins me to analyze the first round of the NBA playoffs so far and discuss how our perceptions of certain playoff teams have changed. Enjoy the hour, folks!
Rank #16: March Madness, Spring Training, and NHL Playoffs Updates With Mike Lee and Brian McDevitt
As a part of their sportscasting class experience, Mike Lee and Brian McDevitt are not only joining me on Reality Check today but are also leading the show! I hope you all enjoy our updates on the upset-ridden Rounds of 64 and 32 in March Madness and predicitons for future matchups in the tourney, along with discussion of what's going on right now with MLB Spring Training and the ever-changing NHL playoff picture.
Rank #17: The Eminem Hour With Jack St. John
In honor of Revival, Eminem's new album releasing this Friday, Jack St. John comes on Reality Check to discuss album rumors and the two released songs from it thus far, along with some Eminem trivia I tried to trip him up on. Hope you enjoy the show and that the new album can live up to all the hype surrounding it!
Rank #18: Halloween Special With Sammy Bellman, Daniel Chung, Eddie Dazo, Jack Joselit, Jenna Lasky, and Samantha Lasky
Hectic? Maybe slightly. Disjointed? Possibly a little. However, six rotating co-hosts and I all had a GREAT time on radio for a Halloween Special! What's even more exciting is that our radio show took place during our school's community trick-or-treat, so lots of interviews with very young trick-or-treaters took place! Hopefully you all enjoy that, along with discussions of personal Halloween stories with Daniel/Eddie and a fun Halloween trivia game for Jenna/Sam. I know this was a complicated show to run, so thank you very very much to all 6 of my fellow co-hosts today to help make this show run smoothly!
Rank #19: Current Events Discussion With Sammy Bellman and Joshua Yang
Joshua Yang and Sammy Bellman join me today to discuss current events, including issues such as gun control, partisan divides, and to take part in a game I created entitled "Fact or Fiction." I hope you all enjoy this week's very relevant show!
Rank #20: Summer Special: NBA Offseason Talk With Noah Lofman
There may be no school radio station available in the summer, but Noah Lofman and I still decided to sit down and have a summer special podcast all about the NBA Offseason. Hope you all enjoy our in depth discussion!