The Off Court Podcast: Dana White and Donald Trump - A Love Story
The Off Court Podcast
by The Mind Refinery
2y ago
Eytan and Abdul discuss one of the most interesting and controversial figures in professional fighting, UFC President and two-time Donald Trump presidential campaign supporter, Dana White. We discuss the history of Dana White's ascendance to UFC president, his political track record, and how his weird bromance with Donald Trump was established and flourished when Trump secured the 2016 presidential nomination. Hosts: Abdul Malik (T: socialistraptor) Eytan Tobin (T: rabbiDieHardman) Produced by The Mind Refinery: www.themindrefinery.com Executive Producer/Mix: George Lagos (T: geo_lag42) Execut ..read more
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The Off Court Podcast: Sports Media with Sean Woodley
The Off Court Podcast
by The Mind Refinery
2y ago
On this episode, we chat with Sean Woodley about the hierarchy and needs of sports media. What does it do right? Wrong? In what ways is it failing us, and in what ways could it be better? Be sure to check out Sean's other podcasts, Uhh, basketball? and Locked On Raptors. Hosts: Abdul Malik (T: socialistraptor) Eytan Tobin (T: rabbiDieHardman) Guest: Sean Woodley (T: woodleysean) Produced by The Mind Refinery: www.themindrefinery.com Executive Producer/Mix: George Lagos (T: geo_lag42) Executive Producer/Edit: Kyle Bodanis: T: (@KyleBodanis) I: (@flowdanis) Design: Samantha Clark  and  ..read more
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The Off Court Podcast: Special Olympics
The Off Court Podcast
by The Mind Refinery
2y ago
Abdul Malik and Eytan Tobin discuss the history and current controversies pertaining to the Special Olympics, including the organization's connection to the Kennedy family, its bizarrely paternalistic and sometimes eugenicist nature and how the the Special Olympics can do better in its mission to liberate the disability rights movement. Hosts: Abdul Malik (T: socialistraptor) Eytan Tobin (T: rabbiDieHardman) Produced by The Mind Refinery: www.themindrefinery.com Executive Producer/Mix: George Lagos (T: geo_lag42) Executive Producer/Edit: Kyle Bodanis: T: (@KyleBodanis) I: (@flowdanis) Design ..read more
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The Off Court Podcast: Kobe Bryant and the Mamba Mentality Economy feat. Minion Death Cult's Tony
The Off Court Podcast
by The Mind Refinery
2y ago
We invite Tony Boswell from The Minion Death Cult Podcast (@miniondeathcult) to discuss Kobe Bryant and his Mamba Mentality as an ethos, a brand, and social media movement. Bryant's novel of the same name serves as our framework as we discuss everything from his career, controversies on and off the court, the psychology of the Mamba mentality, and the online trend of success posting that the hashtag has inspired. Hosts: Abdul Malik (T: socialistraptor) Eytan Tobin (T: rabbiDieHardman) Guest: Tony Boswell (T: wordisbond) Produced by The Mind Refinery: www.themindrefinery.com Executive Producer ..read more
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The Off Court Podcast: Castro - Part 2
The Off Court Podcast
by The Mind Refinery
2y ago
This episode is part two of our look at Cuba and explore the emergence of Cuban Sports in the post-revolution era!. Hosts: Abdul Malik (T: socialistraptor) Eytan Tobin (T: rabbiDieHardman) Produced by The Mind Refinery: www.themindrefinery.com Executive Producer/Mix: George Lagos (T: geo_lag42) Executive Producer/Edit: Kyle Bodanis: T: (@KyleBodanis) I: (@flowdanis) Design: Samantha Clark  and visit the Tailored Pants Design Website ..read more
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The Off Court Podcast: Pat Tilman and Afghanistan (Part 2)
The Off Court Podcast
by The Mind Refinery
2y ago
For this special two parter, Abdul and Eytan discuss the life and tragedy of Pat Tillman, an American football player who left his professional career and enlisted in the United States Army after the September 11 attacks. He subsequently was killed by friendly fire in 2004 in the US war in Afghanistan and a cover up of his death was attempted and coordinated by both the military and leaders within the U.S. Government. We discuss the history of war and international interventionism in Afghanistan as a parallel to Pat's football career as his path took him to enlistment and his eventual tragic d ..read more
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The Off Court Podcast: Pat Tilman and Afghanistan (Part 1)
The Off Court Podcast
by The Mind Refinery
2y ago
For this special two parter, Abdul and Eytan discuss the life and tragedy of Pat Tillman, an American football player who left his professional career and enlisted in the United States Army after the September 11 attacks. He subsequently was killed by friendly fire in 2004 in the US war in Afghanistan and a cover up of his death was attempted and coordinated by both the military and leaders within the U.S. Government. We discuss the history of war and international interventionism in Afghanistan as a parallel to Pat's football career as his path took him to enlistment and his eventual tragic d ..read more
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The Off Court Podcast: DeShaun Watson
The Off Court Podcast
by The Mind Refinery
2y ago
WARNING: This episode contains frank conversations and descriptions of sexual assault. This week, we're joined by Clinton Hallahan from Alberta Advantage to talk about DeShaun Watson and the greater athmosphere of sexual assault, athletic labour, and the varying degrees of what the NFL considers "acceptable crime" in the name of profit. Hosts: Abdul Malik (T: socialistraptor) Eytan Tobin (T: rabbiDieHardman) Guest: Clinton Hallahan (T: StoicRomance) Produced by The Mind Refinery: www.themindrefinery.com Executive Producer/Mix: George Lagos (T: geo_lag42) Executive Producer/Edit: Kyle Bodanis ..read more
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The Off Court Podcast: Castro - Part 1
The Off Court Podcast
by The Mind Refinery
2y ago
This episode is part one of our look at Fidel Castro & how the weaponization of sports became a key to El Jefe's revolutionary identity. Hosts: Abdul Malik (T: socialistraptor) Eytan Tobin (T: rabbiDieHardman) Produced by The Mind Refinery: www.themindrefinery.com Executive Producer/Mix: George Lagos (T: geo_lag42) Executive Producer/Edit: Kyle Bodanis: T: (@KyleBodanis) I: (@flowdanis) Design: Samantha Clark  and visit the Tailored Pants Design Website ..read more
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The Off Court Podcast: No Olympics, Anywhere - Featuring Jules Boykoff and Gigi Droesch
The Off Court Podcast
by The Mind Refinery
2y ago
In this episode, Abdul and Eytan interview @Julesboykoff and GIgi from @NOlympicsLA to talk about how to organize and resist the Olympics - an organization that ultimately an exercise in settler colonialism and human displacement, anathema to any ideas of the commons, and oppositional to the moral values of sport. Hosts: Abdul Malik (T: socialistraptor) Eytan Tobin (T: rabbiDieHardman) Produced by The Mind Refinery: www.themindrefinery.com Executive Producer/Mix: George Lagos (T: geo_lag42) Executive Producer/Edit: Kyle Bodanis: T: (@KyleBodanis) I: (@flowdanis) Design: Samantha Clark  an ..read more
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