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Ben Franklin’s World is a podcast about early American history. It is a show for people who love history and for those who want to know more about the historical people and events that have impacted and shaped our present-day world. Each episode features a conversation with an historian who helps us shed light on important people and events in early American history.
 
Interviews, stories & discussion with anyone who has a pitch. Authors, entertainers, comedians, baseball folk & more. I post these first as video interviews at www.youtube.com/stweekly Go subscribe, like, comment & share over there. They are added here soon after. Stern, WWE, MLB, TV are just a few of the topics covered here. This podcast is interview based, with a heavy emphasis on storytelling and “how they got there” by our guests. The title is derived from both the baseball world, but al ...
 
Hosted by Dave Dameshek, MINUS THREE provides you with the hometown edge, informed counsel and rare access to the best bets every week on the sports calendar…with a particular focus on the teams representing the Keystone & Garden States (and their divisional rivals, of course). You’ll also get unique listener games and an unyielding focus on the Game of Life. Is Shek a homer? No. Is he aware of the built-in advantages of being at home? You bet.
 
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It's time. After 150+ episodes on great companies, we tackle the granddaddy of them all — Berkshire Hathaway. One episode alone isn't nearly enough to do Warren and Poor Charlie justice, so today we present Part I: Warren's story. How did a folksy, middle-class kid from Omaha become the single greatest capitalist of all-time? Why, like Jordan, did …
 
Dave Dameshek is back for a brand new Minus Three Podcast presented by FanDuel with special guest Geoff Schwartzl! The show starts off with Geoff recapping his family vacation to St. Thomas (3:13) and defending Trevor Lawrence with his comments about football not being his life (5:57). Next, they discuss Mike Tomlin getting a 3-year contraction ext…
 
Dave Dameshek and Kevin Hench are back for a brand new edition of the Minus Three Podcast presented by FanDuel! The show starts off talking about Shek's awful haircut he gave himself (2:48). Next Shek, Hench & Spaghetti give listeners their best bets to make heading into the weekend for the Northeast based teams (6:00). Then, the crew gets into som…
 
Matt Selman (The Simpsons) returns to talk work lunches, chicken sandwiches, and Raising Cane's. Plus, the debut of Who Had a Cow, Man? Sources for this week's intro https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/labrador-retriever-most-popular-breed-29th-year-row/ https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/labrador-retriever-history-behind-the-breed/ ht…
 
Dave Dameshek is back for a brand new Minus Three Podcast presented by FanDuel! The show starts off with Shek and Eddie Spaghetti talking about if Julian Edelman should be in the Hall of Fame (2:35) and they look at some early odds for NFL MVP (7:43). Next, Shek is joined by our old pal and Pittsburgh Steelers legend Ike Taylor, to talk all things …
 
What do historians wish more people better understood about early American history and why do they wish people had that better understanding? In celebration of the 300th episode of Ben Franklin’s World, we posed these questions to more than 30 scholars. What do they think? Join the celebration to discover more about Early America and take a behind-…
 
Dave Dameshek and Kevin Hench are back for a brand new, extended edition of the Minus Three Podcast presented by FanDuel! The show starts off talking about Hench picking Baylor all the way through the NCAA Tourney (1:42) and since The Masters has begun - would you rather have a green jacket or gold jacket (3:32)? Next Shek, Hench & Spaghetti give l…
 
Joe Wengert (Big Mouth, New Girl) joins the 'boys to talk sandwiches, Pennsylvania eats and Outback Steakhouse. Plus, an Australian Outback edition of Slop Quiz. Sources for this week's intro: https://www.businessinsider.com/virtual-brands-owned-by-chain-restaurants-pasquallys-just-wings-2020-8#neighborhood-wings-1 https://www.restaurantdive.com/ne…
 
Dave Dameshek is back for a brand new Minus Three Podcast presented by FanDuel! The show starts off with Shek and Eddie Spaghetti talking about Baylor's blow out win over Gonzaga in the NCAA basketball championship and other big game blowout victories (2:23). Next Shek and Spaghetti discuss superstar athletes on underwhelming teams like Jacob deGro…
 
What can a portrait reveal about the history of colonial British America? Portraits were both deeply personal and yet collaborative artifacts left behind by people of the past. When historians look at multiple portraits created around the same time and place, their similarities can reveal important social connections, trade relationships, or cultur…
 
We dive into the fast-changing world of direct-to-consumer digital health, with perhaps the best person in the world: Levels founder Josh Clemente. (Shoutout to Ben Grynol and Michael Mizrahi from our LP community for introducing us!) Levels is on a mission to make consumers everywhere aware of their metabolic health by enabling anyone to track blo…
 
All podcasts are loaded @ YOUTUBE.COM/STWEEKLY including tis one in video form along with too, my full Shuli interview from the Stern Show which is here https://youtu.be/nsO079KyNQ4More Howard Stern related content is going up there regularly, so be sure to subscribe to see all the interviews.https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLxVilPnnXHZy8Op4qRZTj…
 
Dave Dameshek and Kevin Hench are back for a brand new Minus Three Podcast presented by FanDuel! The show starts off talking about MLB Opening Day and how the Red Sox & Mets both had their games postponed (2:20). Next Shek, Hench & Spaghetti give listeners their best bets to make heading into the weekend for the Northeast based teams (11:16). After…
 
Jacob Wysocki (I Don't Want To Talk About Fight Club Anymore) joins the 'boys to discuss yoga, video games, and Wendy's. Plus, a Diet Coke edition of Jingle All The Whey. Sources for this week's intro: https://www.wendys.com/who-we-are https://www.nav.com/blog/the-inspirational-story-of-wendys-founder-dave-thomas-30772/ https://biography.yourdictio…
 
Dave Dameshek is back for the first Minus Three Podcast of the week as always presented by FanDuel! It's a reunion show as Geoff Schwartz joins the pod to chop it up with Shek and Spaghetti! Right off the bat, Dave and Geoff argue about whether or not it's ok to root for teams within your own college's conference in regards to March Madness (1:18).…
 
Have you ever stopped to think about how the United States became a manufacturing nation? Have you ever wondered how the United States developed not just products, but the technologies, knowledge, and machinery necessary to manufacture or produce various products? Lindsay Schakenbach Regele has. Lindsay is an Associate Professor of History at Miami…
 
It began with a deep sea cod. David Carter and Jeff Hansen are people who have the courage of their convictions. What’s surprising about their alliance is that at first glance one might struggle to see HOW their convictions are aligned. David Carter is CEO of Austral Fisheries. He’s spent 42 years with the company, working from the ground up as a g…
 
All You Need to Know About Jewels Before You Watch George Balanchine’s Jewels comprises three ballets—Rubies, Emeralds, and Diamonds—that evoke the styles and moods of the United States, France, and Russia, respectively. Get to know a bit about Jewels, its creation in 1967, and what to look for in each ballet before this dazzling classic hits the s…
 
Starting the week of March 29th, Starkville is moving. Jayson and Doug will bring you the same great baseball talk, guests, and trivia that you've come to expect as part of The Athletic Baseball Show. Head on over and subscribe now. In addition to Starkville, the Baseball Show will feature Ken Rosenthal, Hunter Pence, Keith Law, Grant Brisbee and D…
 
Dave Dameshek and Kevin Hench are back for a brand new Minus Three Podcast presented by FanDuel! The show starts off with the guys talking about Brad Stevens staying with the Celtics after Shek tried to break news that he was leaving for Indiana University and the move that Boston made at the NBA trade deadline (3:30). Next Shek, Hench & Spaghetti …
 
Nicole Byer & Jessica McKenna join the 'boys for the exciting Munch Madness: Pie Noon finale and crown a winner in The Tournament of Chompions! The 2021 Munch Madness: The Tournament Of Chompions: Pie Noon is sponsored by Manscaped. "Restaurant" performed by PUP Sources for this week's intro: https://www.nhl.com/news/stanley-cup-has-incredible-125-…
 
Last Acquired left the plucky Rec Room crew in our 2018 "Part I" episode, they were a seed stage startup making a VR game that users loved but grew slowly and barely monetized. Fast forward to today, and they're now a multi-platform social "place" with millions of active users, 500%+ YoY growth and hosting a robust creator economy that's rivaled on…
 
Dave Dameshek is back for the first Minus Three Podcast of the week as always presented by FanDuel! Shek and Spaghetti start out the show discussing their successful New York Rangers bet vs the very poor Buffalo Sabres and how it's a trend everyone should follow (1:50). Next up, NFL Media's Gregg Rosenthal joins the program to discuss his favorite …
 
Dave Dameshek and Kevin Hench are back for a brand new Minus Three Podcast presented by FanDuel! Shek, Hench & Spaghetti give listeners their best bets to make heading into the weekend for the Northeast based teams (7:13). Next, they discuss if Brad Stevens will depart from the Boston Celtics and take the head coaching job at Indiana University (20…
 
Carl Tart and Ahsohn Williams (Carl Calls His Cousin) join the 'boys for a royal showdown to decide if Burger King or Dairy Queen will move on to the Munch Madness finale. Plus, another edition of Let Me Be Frank. The 2021 Munch Madness: The Tournament Of Chompions: Pie Noon is sponsored by Manscaped. Sources for this week's intro: https://baseball…
 
Dave Dameshek is back for the first Minus Three Podcast of the week as always presented by FanDuel! Shek and Spaghetti start out the show discussing the lowly Buffalo Sabres & teams Shek likes in the upcoming NCAA Tourney (2:03). Next up, our old pal Ross Tucker joins to discuss the crazy start to NFL free agency including the big splashes the New …
 
China Sourcing With Serial Entrepreneur David Hoffmann David is a serial entrepreneur building multi-million dollar companies He has led the international trade powerhouse Global Regency as CEO for over 15 years he is considered an expert in China sourcing, supply chain, private label, and brand licensing. In 2016 David launched GlobalTQM.com under…
 
The history of Native American land dispossession is as old as the story of colonization. European colonists came to the Americas, and the Caribbean, wanting land for farms and settlement so they found ways to acquire lands from indigenous peoples by the means of negotiation, bad-faith dealing, war, and violence. The Indian Removal Act of 1830 is d…
 
Dave Dameshek and Kevin Hench are back for a brand new Minus Three Podcast presented by FanDuel! Shek, Hench & Spaghetti give listeners their best bets to make heading into the weekend for the Northeast based teams (6:33). Next, they hit on a number of topics including who had the worse week between Meyers Leonard and Johnny Damon (12:15), is the N…
 
All You Need to Know About Program 03 Before You Watch Get a quick overview of the three ballets that make up Program 03: Ratmansky’s Symphony #9, an abstract portrait of Shostakovich; Danielle Rowe’s Wooden Dimes, a world premiere created during the COVID-19 pandemic set in the roaring ’20s; and Yuri Possokhov’s Swimmer, which turns John Cheever’s…
 
Arden Myrin (Shameless, Insatiable, Will You Accept This Rose?) returns to helps the 'boys decide if The Cheesecake Factory or Ben and Jerry's will move on to the Munch Madness finale. Plus, the debut of Let Me Be Frank. The 2021 Munch Madness: The Tournament Of Chompions: Pie Noon is sponsored by Manscaped. Sources for this week's intro: https://w…
 
We dive into the history behind Meituan, the juggernaut Chinese "super-app" which dominates China's services economy, offering consumers everything from food delivery, restaurant reviews, travel booking, bike-sharing, movie ticketing, and countless other entertainment and lifestyle services all at the touch of a button. Already China's 3rd largest …
 
Dave Dameshek is back for the first Minus Three Podcast of the week as always presented by FanDuel! Shek and Spaghetti start out the show giving their NHL picks for tonight's Rangers vs Penguins matchup (2:55) and then talking about the big news of the Dallas Cowboys signing Dak Prescott to a massive deal and what it means for the NFC East (5:45). …
 
Todd Palmer, From Suck to Success: a Guide to Extraordinary Entrepreneurship If you missed that episode, Todd was $600K in debt, and from that, he ended up climbing out to making the inc 5000 list 6 times! So that book title does have a huge meaning. (From Suck to Success) Tod is the CEO of Extraordinary Advisors Welcome back Tod Congrats on the ne…
 
Joining us today is Ian Bower, founder, and owner of Graphic Rhythm, and other businesses that revolve around design, copywriting, and Amazon marketplace selling.When Ian isn’t working, you can find him outside hiking, camping, and spending time with his wife and children.How do you go from being a chef to founding a design company?Being a chef is …
 
All podcasts are loaded @ YOUTUBE.COM/STWEEKLY including the full Shuli interview I did which is here https://youtu.be/nsO079KyNQ4More Howard Stern related content is going up there regularly, so be sure to subscribe to see all the interviews.https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLxVilPnnXHZy8Op4qRZTjbI_BRBCVUlAyAnd just added to youtube is a chat wit…
 
Dave Dameshek and Kevin Hench are back for a brand new Minus Three Podcast presented by FanDuel! Shek, Hench & Spaghetti give listeners their best bets to make heading into the weekend for the Northeast based teams (1:33). Next, Shek makes the claim that the best athletes in America could learn soccer and dominate the sport (8:48). Then they discus…
 
Glenn Lundy Grew a Dealership 800% In Five Years Glenn Lundy has 20 years of experience in the automotive industry, Glenn lead a dealership from 120 cars a month to an 800% increase in sales in five years, becoming the 2nd largest used car franchise in the country.Glenn has been spotlighted on ABC, NBC, and CBS, and is an expert in dealership cultu…
 
Jon Gabrus (Action Boyz, High and Mighty) joins the 'boys to tackle the first two regions of Munch Madness: Pie Noon! Plus, another edition of Pie in This Guy. In this episode: Baskin-Robbins takes on Ben & Jerry's in the Creamsman Region, while BJ's squares off against The Cheesecake Factory in the Junior Prom Region! The 2021 Munch Madness: Tourn…
 
Is there anything more we can know about well-researched and reported events like the Boston Massacre? Are there new ways of looking at oft-taught events that can help us see new details about them, even 250 years after they happened? Serena Zabin, a Professor of History at Carleton College in Minnesota and the author of the award-winning book, The…
 
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