Le Batard & Friends - South Beach Sessions

By Dan Le Batard, Stugotz

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Clint
 Mar 10, 2021
Love it.

michael
 Jan 10, 2021
Dan always does an interesting interview, and you can count on him to EAT THE GRIEF


 Jan 9, 2021

Grant
 Jan 9, 2021
Fantastic podcast. I am addicted! The only podcast hosted by a pygmy hippo

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 Jan 6, 2021
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Description

From his beachside studios in Miami, Dan Le Batard talks one-on-one with a mix of interesting personalities from sports, music, comedy and beyond. Published weekly, South Beach Sessions is the flagship podcast in the LeBatard and Friends Podcast Network. Dan is past his prime as an interviewer, and less curious than he has ever been, but he will bully the guests into carrying him.

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Amin Elhassan
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Dan talks to Amin Elhassan about the pressures of growing up between New York City and Sudan, the moment he discovered his love for basketball, and the concept of making it a career. Plus, the rigidity of living in an immigrant family and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 09, 2021
Lynn Novick
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Dan sits down with filmmaker Lynn Novick, who worked with Ken Burns on the PBS documentary Hemingway, about the project and the fascinating life of Ernest Hemingway. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 03, 2021
Tom Haberstroh
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As announced last week, Tom Haberstroh is joining the team at Meadowlark Media. Tom joins the pod for a South Beach Session about his career to this point. Also, Dan makes a rather unfortunate error when discussing his mother. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 26, 2021
Kate Fagan
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Dan is joined by Kate Fagan to officially welcome her to Meadowlark Media. They discuss her new book "All the Colors Came Out", available wherever you get your books, about her relationship with her father and how it changed in the last year of his life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 19, 2021
Ricky Williams
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Ricky Williams goes deep. Check out Ricky's podcast, Curious Questions with Ricky Williams Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 12, 2021
Carrot Top
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Dan talks to Carrot Top about his life as a prop comic, the highs and lows of comedy, and some of his greatest memories from his career. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 05, 2021
John Grisham
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On this episode of South Beach Sessions, Dan sits down with one of the most prolific authors of our time, John Grisham, to discuss his new book Sooley, why he wrote a basketball story, and how his career as an author unfolded. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 28, 2021
Gilbert Arenas
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Gilbert Arenas sits down with Dan to talk about his NBA career, the moments in his life that changed who he was, and how his basketball mentality shifted as he became a better person. Check out Gilbert's podcast No Chill which also airs Mondays at 8 PM on Fubo Sports Network. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 23, 2021
Mike Schur and Tim Kurkjian
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An ESPN employee finally is allowed on the pirate ship ... as Tim Kurkjian endures the unrelenting baseball geekery of Mike Schur, who would rather talk about MLB's palindromic last names than about creating Parks And Recreation.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 14, 2021
Adnan Virk
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This week on South Beach Sessions, Dan talks to the newest member of Meadowlark Media, Adnan Virk. The Cinephile podcast, which you can find here, will soon be joining the Le Batard & Friends podcast network. Dan talks to Adnan about how he breached the security of the show, his journey from small town Canada to ESPN, and his love of film. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 07, 2021
Adam McKay
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This week on South Beach Sessions, Adam McKay sits down with Dan to discuss his new podcast Death at the Wing, a narrative series about the deaths of several 80s NBA players. Dan and Adam also discuss upcoming projects, how 3 documentaries connect modern political history, and the various things McKay is working on. Subscribe to Death at the Wing Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 31, 2021
Mike Schur
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Mike Schur (Writer for Saturday Night Live and The Office and creator of Parks And Recreation, Brooklyn 99, and The Good Place) explains for the first time why he has officially joined Meadowlark Media. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 24, 2021
Hank Azaria and Sheena Datt
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On this episode of South Beach Sessions, we announce the first addition to Le Batard and Friends: The Jim Brockmire Podcast. Hank Azaria, alongside cohost Sheena Datt, is bringing his character from the critically acclaimed IFC show Brockmire for a 10 episode podcast run starting April 7th. Dan talks to Hank and Sheena about what the podcast will be and the development of Brockmire over the years. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 17, 2021
Jemele Hill and Michael Smith
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On this episode of South Beach Sessions, Dan talks to Jemele Hill and Michael Smith about their departure from SC6 and the aftermath of Jemele's tweet about Donald Trump, their relationship as people, and how media and sports media has changed in the aftermath of what happened to them. Check out Michael's show Brother From Another on Peacock and the Jemele Hill is Unbothered podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 10, 2021
Armen Keteyian
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On this episode of South Beach Sessions, Dan talks to Armen Keteyian, co-author of the Tiger Woods biography, about the Tiger documentary on HBO Max. They discuss the tabloid journalism that surrounded Tiger, his addictions, and the story of how they got Rachel Uchitel to sit down for an interview. They also talk about Keteyian's work on college football and 60 Minutes. Note: This conversation was recorded prior to Tiger's car accident last week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 03, 2021
Robert DuBoise
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Dan sits down with Robert DuBoise, who was exonerated after nearly 37 years in prison with the help of DNA evidence. Duboise talks about what his prison time was like, how the Innocence Project Helped him, and his work to claim the close to $2 million he's owed for being wrongly imprisoned. The Innocence Project of Florida works on this legislation in partnership with the Innocence Project in New York. Visit this link to support House Bill 589. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 24, 2021
Master Tesfatsion
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On this episode of South Beach Sessions, Dan talks to Master Tesfatsion, better known as Master Tes and host of the interview series Untold Stories on Bleacher Report. Master Tes discusses veering from a traditional path in sports journalism to one that is more true to himself, how respectability politics nearly changed him, and his parents' history immigrating from Eritrea to the US. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 17, 2021
Drew Magary and Tommy Craggs
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On this episode of South Beach Sessions, Drew Magary of Defector Media and Tommy Craggs of Mother Jones join Dan to discuss the glory days of Deadspin and how it changed over time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 10, 2021
Nick Wright
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On this episode of South Beach Sessions, Nick Wright of FOX Sports talks to Dan about his rise in sports media, the personal demons he overcame to get there, and being alone on LeBron is the GOAT corner. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 03, 2021
John Skipper Part 4
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On this episode of South Beach Sessions, Dan sits down with Meadowlark CEO John Skipper for part 4 of their conversation. This one features Skipper's dealings with some of the biggest entities and personalities during his time as ESPN President including the College Football Playoff, David Stern, Bill Simmons, Jemele Hill, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 29, 2021
John Skipper Part 3
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In the latest in our series of interviews with Meadowlark CEO John Skipper, Dan asks John about when he found out he would become ESPN president, how the College Football Playoff was negotiated, why the ESPN phone failed, and why he felt he could experiment with the Monday Night Football booth. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 27, 2021
John Skipper Part 2
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On this episode of South Beach Sessions, Dan continues his interview series with John Skipper to lay out their vision for Meadowlark Media and talk about John's time at ESPN, including how cord cutting changed the business and some of his biggest regrets and successes at ESPN Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 22, 2021
John Skipper Part 1
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On this episode of South Beach Sessions, Dan begins an interview series with John Skipper to discuss their launch of Meadowlark Media, their relationship and how it was strengthened, and the importance of diversity in media. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 21, 2021
Neal Brennan
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On this episode of South Beach Sessions, Dan talks to comedian Neal Brennan about the Showtime documentary on the Comedy Store, his relationship with Dave Chappelle, and the comedians he has encountered who have hit the highest level. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 13, 2021
Shane Battier
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Dan talks to Shane Battier about how dumb he was for doing anything other than shooting threes, confronting retirement, dealing with imposter syndrome, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 07, 2021
Welcome To Le Batard and Friends… Again
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Expect new episodes of Le Batard and Friends podcasts South Beach Sessions, Stupodity, and Mystery Crate soon in the same places you got them before. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 05, 2021