Episode 80 - The Man Who Saved the World

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Father's Bolelli Sunday School: The Bible according to Quentin Tarantino:

  • How to avoid Jehovah's Witnesses
  • The Most Interesting Podcaster in the World

The "Rant of the Day":

  • On history
  • Big Bear: mountain lions, bike riding by the lake, playing with a puppy, Neil Young and recording podcasting magic
  • Writing with Pete McCormack
  • Daniele's new book "Not Afraid"
  • If writing turns into a "job"...I'd rather rob a bank
  • Survivor's guilt
  • Craving life
  • If I create something beautiful, it's a way to justify the fact that I'm still breathing

The "I Have A Dream" Corner:

  • Leafy sea dragons and Rich's dreams

The "Storytelling Moment":

  • The man who saved the world (and no one knows him)
  • A Cold War story from 1983

The "Iz Moment":

  • No Jimi Hendrix? No Led Zeppelin? No Conan? We need to adopt my classmates
  • Metallica doing "The Ecstasy of Gold" in Copenhagen
  • Star Wars nerds talk, and random movie talk
  • Iz and an elderly Armenian gentleman

The "Ask Bolelli" Corner:

  • About getting dumped
  • The end of Daniele's first relationship at 16