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The Sports Entrepreneurs Podcast is an “audio biography” series with the leading Entrepreneurs and Movers & Shakers in the business of Sports & Esports of the past 40 years. Marcus drills deep into the career of his guests, what worked and what didn’t, the learning from the good, bad and ugly. Through his wide network, Marcus is able to host top guests from across the industry and from around the world. As a western Sports Entrepreneur operating in Asia for the past 25 years, it has a certai ...
 
DirectorsTalk is a leading social media gateway which will fills a gap between the financial world and investors. DirectorsTalk provide headline market news and exclusive interviews for companies listed on the London Stock Exchange www.directorstalk.com (http://www.directorstalk.com/)
 
A daily (5-day-a-week) podcast feed of true Oregon stories -- of heroes and rascals, of shipwrecks and lost gold. Stories of shanghaied sailors and Skid Road bordellos and pirates and robbers and unsolved mysteries. An exploding whale, a couple shockingly scary cults, a 19th-century serial killer, several very naughty ladies, a handful of solid-brass con artists and some of the dumbest bad guys in the history of the universe. From the archives of the Offbeat Oregon History syndicated newspap ...
 
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Few conversations stimulate me in life like when I get to sit down with my soul brother Aaron Alexander. As always it's an excellent back and forth with an inevitable playful undertone. Being in the glory of Costa Rica with Fit For Service just added to the juice. Just a few topics we touch on: being at home in your body, feminine and masculine bal…
 
'Diamond Bill' Barrett earned his nickname by sweet-talking a jewelry store into letting him borrow a $55,000 diamond, which he promptly hocked. Later, he deployed that legendary charm to sweet-talk two heiresses into marrying him, then disappeared with showgirl-turned-trophy-wife Sidi Wirt Spreckels' $100,000 string of pearls. But the mystery rema…
 
Persistent legend claims the pioneer doctor and preacher, before he was killed in the 'Whitman Massacre,' foiled Britain's plans to take over by recruiting the first wave of Oregon Trail emigrants — but it's probably bunk. Here's why. (Walla Walla; 1847) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/H1010a_marcus-whitman-wanted-to-save-orego…
 
Hrish Lotlikar is a living example of a successful digital nomad Entrepreneur. A former Investment Banker turned VC, turned Tech, Blockchain and Crypto Entrepreneur. Besides covering Hrish's amazing career we take a very close look at his latest venture "Superworld", the relevance to sports and the connection to NFTs, the currently hottest trend in…
 
Elated by a recent record-breaking run, the skipper of the full-rigged clipper ship Atalanta bet two other captains heavy money that he'd arrive in South Africa before they did -- even though they'd be clearing port weeks before he would. Hoping to make up some time and win his bet, he doubled down on his wager by taking a shortcut close by the Ore…
 
This is an episode in our weekly series titled 'Primary Source Tuesday.' Each Tuesday we have a reading from a particularly interesting historical item. Sometimes it's a historical tidbit that wasn't quite beefy enough to make a full column out of; other times, an especially interesting old newspaper article; frequently it's a short story from one …
 
Although Oregon turned out to be harder for the Japanese navy to reach than folks thought, historian Bill McCash estimates the civilian plane-spotting service likely saved as many as 100 American aviators from dying in plane crashes. (Oregon Coast, 1940s) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1705a.aws-eyes-on-the-sky-442.html)…
 
The Bowtie is back fam! I don’t know if it’s possible, but round two with Dr David E Martin exceeded my expectations. This encyclopedia of a human dropped delivered a masterclass on tying history to the politics of our world to your personal independence. Listen, love, implement and tell your friends/fam to follow suit. Love y’all Connect with Davi…
 
The evidence against Charles Kimzey was circumstantial, but police had the goods on him for an attempted murder the year before, so he was sent up the river on a life stretch. But clearly two men had done the killing -- and no one ever really got a line on who his partner might have been. (Big Lava Lake, Deschutes County; 1924) (For text and pictur…
 
Ed Nickols hadn't wanted to spend the winter by himself at the remote cabin, because he'd made a dangerous enemy in a former coworker who turned out to be an escaped convict. So Roy Wilson and Dewey Morris spent the winter there with him ... and all three disappeared halfway through it. (Lava Lakes, Deschutes County; 1924) (For text and pictures, s…
 
Sophie Goldschmidt, has been recognized as one of the most influential/powerful Women in sports by multiple publications/organizations from Forbes, Adweek, Leaders in Sport, Sports Business, etc, working across the globe in leadership and senior positions from the WTA, NBA, England Rugby to the World Surf League. All very different sports, with dif…
 
Women who'd married German men suddenly learned they'd been legally (and very unconstitutionally) made stateless, and were forced to register as "enemy aliens"; those who'd married Chinese men fared even worse. (Statewide; 1917) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1312e-germans-in-oregon-enemy-aliens.html)…
 
This is an episode in our weekly series titled 'Primary Source Tuesday.' Each Tuesday we have a reading from a particularly interesting historical item. Sometimes it's a historical tidbit that wasn't quite beefy enough to make a full column out of; other times, an especially interesting old newspaper article; frequently it's a short story from one …
 
Portlander Walter Waters arrived in D.C. at the head of 20,000 disciplined, well-intentioned petitioners to request that First World War vets be paid their service bonus early. Hoover refused to meet with him — a big mistake. (Washington, D.C.; 1932) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1704d.bonus-army-ended-hoovers-hopes-440.html)…
 
Eugene city leaders campaigned hard at the ballot box to stop South Lane County from seceding, and the plan to create a new county was defeated. A year or two later, the embittered south-county used the same ballot box to get even. (Cottage Grove, Lane County; 1911) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1704e.eugene-cottageGrove-feud…
 
What beautiful, powerful presence I was fortunate to receive from my brother Chervin in the weekend I spent at his home in Cali. This conversation was the perfect cap to that as well as a beautiful intro into the topic of Luciferian and Ahriman influences in the world today. We will run this back, but please enjoy and reach out to both of us with y…
 
Portland band The Kingsmen recorded the song quickly and cheaply, and the words they were singing were unintelligible. But when the song became a hit, fans started guessing at the lyrics ... and some of them had rather dirty minds. (Portland, Multnomah County; 1963) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1312d-louie-louie-kingsmen-fbi…
 
Last and most successful explosion, in 1909, was rumored to have been the work of students, who felt they needed a new building; others suspected to be work of a grumpy old pioneer and experienced "dynamite fisherman" who lived nearby. (Marcola, Lane County; 1890s) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/H1003b_PingYang.html)…
 
This is an episode in our weekly series titled 'Primary Source Tuesday.' Each Tuesday we have a reading from a particularly interesting historical item. Sometimes it's a historical tidbit that wasn't quite beefy enough to make a full column out of; other times, an especially interesting old newspaper article; frequently it's a short story from one …
 
Frederico Pena, better known as Fred is a "Jerry Maguire" inspired Brazilian Sports agent, working across Brazilian Football for 20 years, including many years with the leading Agency, Traffic. Great inside look into Brazilian and South American Football, the rise and demise of Traffic and how we worked together in Asia. Key Highlights How the movi…
 
But in 1861, the worst floods in state history turned the Willamette Valley into one giant half-million-acre lake and swept several burgeoning towns away. And, despite our flood-control dams, someday it will probably happen again. (Willamette Valley; 1860s, 1890s, 1940s) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1704c.willamette-floods-1…
 
For workers in the "bad old days" of working in the woods and in janky, underengineered sawmills, the occasional loss of a finger or two just came with the territory. (Garibaldi, Tillamook County; 1930s) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1904b.loggers-were-tough-guys-543.html)By Finn J.D. John
 
What an absolute treat it was to get JW on the pod while I was in beautiful sunny California. Jerry(JW) Ross was a young athlete, highly successful oilman, wrestled with rapidly diminishing returns on “bad” drug consumption and was finally called to combine two somewhat under-distributed plant medicines, Kava and Kratom. I very muchso enjoyed heari…
 
Clarence the logger was running a trapline as a side hustle. One day, he decided a passing skunk would look great on his stretching rack, and impulsively seized the skunk with his bare hands. This did not turn out to be one of Clarence's better ideas. (Garibaldi, Tillamook County; 1930s) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1904a.ti…
 
Dr. E.R. Huckleberry came to Tillamook County in 1923, fresh from medical school; by the time he retired, in the 1960s, he could safely say the career he'd chosen had been neither easy nor safe ... but he wouldn't have traded it for anything. (Garibaldi, Tillamook County; 1920s) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1903a.country-doc…
 
This is an episode in our weekly series titled 'Primary Source Tuesday.' Each Tuesday we have a reading from a particularly interesting historical item. Sometimes it's a historical tidbit that wasn't quite beefy enough to make a full column out of; other times, an especially interesting old newspaper article; frequently it's a short story from one …
 
The construction crew had knocked off work for the night, and outside the building the blustery January weather raged. Then, over the roar of wind and surf, the crew heard a terrified voice from below shouting, “Hard aport!” (Tillamook Rock, Tillamook County; 1881) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1704b.lupatia-shipwreck-tillamo…
 
HAPPY NEW YEAR! In the spirit of the American tradition of the season, today we’re going to explore the stories of two Missouri men whose New Year’s Resolutions probably once included “Give up crime” and “Hide from the F.B.I.”This is the sort of thing that used to be very easy to do in Oregon, which is actually the only state (so far as I have been…
 
Andreas Heyden, is a German web/digital native, learning from the tough times of the dotcom boom/bust days and the 2008/09 global financial crisis and now leading Digital Innovations at the Bundesliga (DFL - German Football League). Great insides into the Digital innovations and projects of one of the leading Football Leagues in the world, which al…
 
Frontier Oregon's favorite game of chance was a “banking” game that's little played today. That's because the only way to make money as a faro banker is to cheat ... and cheat they did. (Portland, Multnomah County; 1890s) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1312c-faro-crooked-gamblers-dream-game.html)…
 
Here it is fam, the tale of my “Dark Night of the Soul” as it’s unfolded so far. I hope y’all can glean some value and benefits from this. In this episode I dive briefly into the actual medicine involved, Kambo as a cleanser leading into my first initiation dose of Bufo(5Meo DMT). The resources that have helped me integrate this experience are link…
 
Summer Lake, Abert Lake and Goose Lake were once all part of a vast network of seas surrounded by lush vegetation. In dry years they can evaporate completely — which led to some confusion on the Applegate Trail one year. (Harney and Lake counties; 1850s) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1701c.alkali-abert-goose-lakes-426.html)…
 
This is an episode in our weekly series titled 'Primary Source Tuesday.' Each Tuesday we have a reading from a particularly interesting historical item. Sometimes it's a historical tidbit that wasn't quite beefy enough to make a full column out of; other times, an especially interesting old newspaper article; frequently it's a short story from one …
 
The city business leaders hoped the Shakespeare Festival would do OK, but just in case it tanked, they insisted that it share the stage with a series of prizefights. The boxing matches bombed badly; luckily, the Shakespeare plays did not. (Ashland, Jackson County; 1931) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1704a.shakespeare-festival…
 
After blowing his chance at a prosperous, respectable life in the Tygh Valley, the gambler and liquor man roared through frontier life as a keeper of rowdy saloons and bawdy joints before a Temperance crusader changed his life. (Part 2 of 2) (Portland, Multnomah County; 1870s) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1312b-edouard-chamb…
 
Chris Bell is back friends! We have been down the rabbit hole one physical optimization in previous conversations. In this one we dive into what’s alive in Chris right now, psychedelics. I absolutely loved it and you can hear/enjoy the enthusiasm in Chris’s new found perspective. Enjoy the episode and please if you’re called share with friends and …
 
French-Canadian gambler started out as one of the most scurrilous rascals in the state, then reformed his ways and became one of its most earnest and effective reformers. This is the story of his early years. (Part 1 of 2) (Oregon City, Clackamas County; 1847) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1312a-edouard-chambreau-part1-early-…
 
Jeff Slack, the new Managing Director of the Aston Martin Cognizant F1 team is a highly respected American Sports Executive with a truly global CV, having worked at Pro Serve & FAME in the US, Wassermann Media and IMG in the UK, Inter Milan in Italy and a few others in between besides running his own agency the last few years out of London. His uni…
 
Laura Starcher and her friends were fed up with the halfhearted, desultory service they were getting from city government. So they got organized, ran for all the public offices, and won ... much to the chagrin of the defeated mayor: Starcher's husband. (Umatilla, Umatilla County; 1916) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1903d.umat…
 
This is an episode in our weekly series titled 'Primary Source Tuesday.' Each Tuesday we have a reading from a particularly interesting historical item. Sometimes it's a historical tidbit that wasn't quite beefy enough to make a full column out of; other times, an especially interesting old newspaper article; frequently it's a short story from one …
 
Everyone thought John Hawk was stealing cattle, and he refused to talk about it. So one night, a group of cattlemen snuck into his camp and assassinated him — and were shocked by the frontier community's response. (Lostine River, Wallowa County; 1881) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1310d-john-hawk-murder-by-vigilantes.html)…
 
Dr Nick Berry is an (al)chemist! Truly, he has such a gift for understanding the plants used in his oils. We get into a deep dive about his intuitive use of blends and how you can mix and match yourself. He also gives a bit of the science behind their processes of extraction which brings the most to the finished product. While not a sponsor, he did…
 
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