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Remember getting stuck in Zelda, only to discover the secret you were missing the next day? Or being jealous of the kid who had Nintendo Power? In the internet age when you get stuck in a game, it's easy to find the solution online. Too easy. On Retro Reset, we're gaming like it's 199X-- no guides, no GameFAQs, no internet. We're resetting our brain console and relearning how to discover the worlds of gaming for ourselves.
 
IASIP was launched in 2016 by longtime Philadelphia Union beat writers Kevin Kinkead and Dave Zeitlin. Kevin left the beat in 2017 to cover the 76ers while Dave took a job with the Penn Alumni Magazine a year later. The podcast is now Kevin with a rotating cast of writers and former players, including recurring contributors Matt De George, Simon Allen, Russ Joy, and Phil Keidel. IASIP is a podcast for the blue-collar, hard working, five-for-five Philadelphia soccer fan.
 
How To Citizen with Baratunde reimagines the word “citizen” as a verb and reminds us how to wield our collective power. So many of us want to do more in response to the problems we hear about constantly, but where and how to participate can leave us feeling overwhelmed and helpless. Voting, while critically important, simply isn’t enough. It takes more to make this experiment in self-governance work! Listen in to learn new perspectives and practices from people working to improve society for ...
 
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We're discussing the 1995 unsolved murder of Allen Ray Jenkins. Jenkins had a troubled past with convictions that involved underage girls. After his murder, suspicion quickly fell on two 15-year-old girls, Crystal Morris and Shanna Hall. Morris and Hall took a quick plea deal and blamed the murder on Shanna's boyfriend 22-year-old Alan Gell. Join M…
 
It’s a haunted Morbid up in here! Alaina tells us the history and all the terrifying hauntings going on at Myrtles Plantation in Louisiana, one of the most haunted homes in America. Myrtles has been around since 1796 and some of the hauntings going on include: shaking beds, floating children, and who knows maybe the ghost of a small child will craw…
 
Episode #115 w/ Brian Sciaretta of American Soccer Now - Anthony Fontana scoring bangers - late runs and second strikers - Mark McKenzie ceiling and short-term outlook - Kevin's dumb McKenzie take - Brenden Aaronson Salzburg thoughts - Jesse Marsch to Germany? - Supporter's Shield outrage - your questions, comments, and concerns Learn more about yo…
 
Baratunde digs into the feeling of disconnect and neglect felt by the black community in Milwaukee during the 2016 election and learns from Angela Lang, Executive Director of Black Leaders Organizing Communities (BLOC MKE). They are changing what it means to get people politically engaged in their community, and it doesn’t start with knocking on do…
 
Baratunde speaks with Sherrilyn Ifill, the President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund about the very long history of voter suppression, why it still exists (hint: white supremacy and racism), and the current tactics being deployed for the 2020 election. Show Notes + Links We are grateful to Sherrilyn Ifill for join…
 
Sometimes justice is a plate best served cold. 20 years ago a clown knocked on Marlene Warren’s door holding balloons, flowers and something else incredibly sinister. While the clown walked calmly away to their white Chrysler Le Baron, Marlene was left lying in a pool of blood. They looked at the husband straight away, his alibi was air tight…. Or …
 
Episode #114 with Russ Joy - Brenden Aaronson's record transfer - Mark McKenzie's market value - preferred European pathways - who replaces Aaronson? - how to spend the transfer money - Mount Rushmore of Three 6 Mafia songs - the story of how Kevin got his new house - truncated "words that end in the letter a" segment - your questions, comments, an…
 
Baratunde speaks with Maria Teresa Kumar, President of Voto Latino, about the power in numbers of Latinx voters and the work of relationship-building for this moment. Maria shares stories of what effective government looks like and its impact on the lives of the Latinx community. Show Notes + Links We are grateful to Maria Teresa Kumar for joining …
 
We’ve got a haunted hot spot for you this week! Heading over to San Diego, California and diving into all the hauntedness that is the Whaley House. We hope your main takeaways from this episode are: never buy land that was once used for hangings, always set the house alarm as fast as humanly possible, and remember that it’s rude to blow tobacco dus…
 
Alaina takes us to a real dark place this morning, telling the horrific case of The Chicago Ripper Crew. From 1981 to 1982 four men drove a red van through the streets of Chicago picking up women of all races and ages and committing the most heinous acts. You’re going to want to scream at the end of this one once you’ve heard all the brutal details…
 
Since it’s spooky season and all, we decided why not talk about a couple of haunts for the next few weeks? This week we’re taking you to the Borley Rectory in England! The Borley rectory has been home to three families, one paranormal investigator and many ghosts. It is said to be the most haunted home in England, and we’re willing to put money on …
 
Baratunde ignores the headlines about Chicago and heeds a listener’s advice to learn more about the South Side from a local artist who is building bridges in her community and literally helping people find common ground. Tonika Johnson helps us understand the pride that comes from being a Chicagoan and the root causes of today’s community struggles…
 
A little bonus episode for you weirdos! Alaina tells us all about the traditions of Samhain, or as we know it today: Halloween. The druids were out here wildin’ with their traditions, and we both want in on some of them. Get your potatoes, yams and turnIps ready, it’s Samhain time baby!By Morbid: A True Crime Podcast
 
16-year-old Vickie Stout and her 14-year-old half-sister Carla Atkins were more than sisters. They were best friends who did everything together in their hometown of Dover, Tennessee. On September 17, 1980, Vickie and Carly got off their school bus and handed to the local convenience store to get some snacks. Their family never saw them alive again…
 
Happy muh-fuckin Spooky season weirdos!! We wanted to do a Halloween listener tales for you to start the season off right. Get your pumpkin butts ready everyone, these are going to have you dying and cackling from the afterlife. You’re welcome in advance. As always, thank you to our sponsors THUMA: Upgrade your space with The Bed, by Thuma. Right n…
 
If you’ve ever watched the movie Jennifer’s Body, you’ve probably heard that it was inspired by a true crime case, and promptly rolled your eyes at whoever told you so. Well the truth is, it actually was. In July of 1995 Elyse Pahler snuck out of her house to meet with three boys she was beginning to consider friends. They lured her to a Eucalyptus…
 
Baratunde calls out the adults that say, “The kids will save us,” but then underestimate or don’t support kids’ efforts to participate. Josh Thompson and Zoë Jenkins, leaders at Civics Unplugged, share a new kind of movement and organization that is setting a vision for the future of democracy in 2030 and showing us what Gen Z leadership can look l…
 
In this bonus episode, Baratunde follows up on an audience member’s question asked during the live taping of Ep 06 “Making Work Work for Everyone.” How can independent contractors or freelancers find their collective power to address issues they face as self-employed workers? What would that look like? Baratunde speaks with Mathieu Young, a creativ…
 
In August 1982, 18-year-old Jerry Hillard and his fiance 19-year-old Marilyn Green went to the public pool after hours to cool down. It was a scorching August night in Chicago and there many other people there doing the same exact thing. But, gunshots rang out at the pool, both Jerry and Marilyn were shot, and later died from their wounds. Join Mik…
 
This week we are diving into a horrific fellow and the three murders attributed to him. Alaina gives us the gory details of all three murders, which some people think may not have all been committed by the same person. We’ll talk through the possible suspects, motives and idiosyncrasies of the man coined Bible John. As always, thank you to our spon…
 
This week Alaina is diving into the Peter Tobin case! Peter Tobin, who was also known as Patrick McLaughlin, James Kelley and many other names, may have killed as many as 48. He was sentenced to life in prison and when he told investigators how many he’d killed he followed it up with “figure it out” and grinned. Lots to unpack here, and it will lea…
 
Baratunde wonders what today’s labor movement looks like and how workers are responding to the unprecedented consolidation of corporate power across all industries from tech to agriculture to retail. He learns how our economy and our democracy are impacted by these extremes. Saru Jayaraman speaks to the Davida and Goliath power dynamics in the rest…
 
In 1933 The Papin sisters brutally murdered two members of the family that they worked for, for seven years. After Christine and Lea’s troubled childhood, they went to work for the Lancelin family and grew very close with each other, we all know how that “us against the world” thing goes. One February evening, things went very wrong, and would even…
 
It’s listener tales 18 and we are absolutely stoked about it. This week you might be wondering if the two of us stumbled into a surplus of laughing gas, but we’re just genuinely giddy for the tales! Say it with us: “slap happy!” This installment includes a creepy roller derby stalker, a potential Manson family run-in and someone who gets an unexpec…
 
Baratunde explores how, in the absence of national leadership, determined, newly-minted leaders are problem-solving and mobilizing people around them to protect and save lives during this pandemic. Danielle Allen breaks down what has ACTUALLY been happening with regional leadership and how she stays hopeful in the work of protecting all of us durin…
 
Between 1957 and 1990, the area of New South Wales, Australia, experienced a large number of murders of elderly women. Authorities began to speculate that the murders were committed by the same person. The media dubbed this murderer The Granny Serial Killer. Josephine McDonald and Wanda Amundsen were murdered in 1984 and 1986, respectively. Join Mi…
 
This week we are getting spooky with it. You might be an amusement park junkie, but we’re warning you, hold on to your butts if you’re headed to the Lake Shawnee Amusement park. Alaina gives us the intense history surrounding the land before it became a park, the horrible events that happened while it was a functioning park and the aftermath of the…
 
Crucial Hendrix gets candid on evolving, new music, being hated, Veruz battle with Tay Skeeno and why his motivation and grind has doubled. Crucial Hendrix also sets the record straight on split with former manager Richie "Mr.365" Smith and we he left We Promo USA. https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100009592924269 https://www.facebook.com/Cru…
 
This week's mini morbid is Ash-centric and way harsh, Ty. We’re looking into the death of actress, Brittany Murphy. Did she simply die of natural causes or did the husband do it? Brittany collapsed in her home on Dec 20, 2009 and the details surrounding the case have always struck us as strange, secretive and quite frankly, dark. Something leaves u…
 
Baratunde learns about mutual aid and local, distributed approaches to feeding ourselves during this time of crisis. José Andrés, chef, humanitarian, and founder of World Central Kitchen, speaks about the power of food to build community, and his belief that we can indeed feed ourselves with dignity in this moment if we have the political will to d…
 
In 1974, St. Cloud, Minnesota sisters Mary and Susanne Reker had just started school. Mary was 15-year-old and Susanne was 12-years-old. On Labor Day, September 2nd, 1974, the two sisters begged their mother all morning to be allowed to walk to the local store to pick out their school supplies. When they headed from home around 11:30 in the morning…
 
Listener Tales!!!! Get ya listener tales! We needed to lighten things up this week after the wild ride that was the Moors Murderers. This episode features a horrific hike almost gone wrong, a UFO sighting to the song Untouched by the Veronicas, and a ghost car chase among some other great gems! If you have a listener tale you’d like us to read send…
 
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