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Your source for all things cause. The Causecast brings together stories about organizations, celebrities, leaders and people just like us who are changing the world. We'll give you the inside scoop on what's happening with the environment, human rights, poverty and a lot of other causes and issues...and give you the tools to do something about it.
 
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Brandon Monk, Head of U.S. Plasma Derived Therapies at Takeda Pharmaceuticals, talks about immunizations for and treatment of Covid-19. Takeda is working on a hyperimmune plasma therapy and is a part of the CoVig-19 Plasma Alliance, consisting of top R&D leaders working together for treatment of Covid-19. #financialplanning #retirementreadiness…
 
Chris and Andy do a quick check-in about how much violence on TV they can stomach these days (1:33). Then, they break down the first season of Amazon’s violent conspiracy thriller ‘Utopia’ (15:21) and the long-awaited first two episodes of ‘Fargo’ Season 4 (33:31). Hosts: Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald…
 
We talk about Rolling Stone’s ‘500 Greatest Albums of All Time’ list and the act of canon-making that goes along with creating a list like this (5:36). Much to our delight, Steven Soderbergh is bringing ‘The Knick’ back for a third season (25:07). Then we break down the second episode of ‘The Third Day’ (33:38) and Chris chats with Katherine Waters…
 
Expert handicappers Jack Jones and Brandon Lee are back with another edition of the SportsCapping Football Podcast. On this episode they take a look at Week 3 NFL and Week 4 NCAAF. Both Brandon and Jack will give out a free NFL & college football pick, plus a bonus NFL teaser! Over the last 4+ seasons, Brandon and Jack have combined to go 206-148-1…
 
It was a ‘Schitt’s Creek’ sweep at the Emmys on Sunday. Does that speak to the power of the Netflix bump (8:52)? Plus, the ‘WandaVision’ trailer shows that Disney+ holds the power (28:00), breaking down the latest episode of ‘The Boys’ (37:44), and Andy interviews Dave Chang about his new memoir, ‘Eat a Peach’ (44:43). Hosts: Chris Ryan and Andy Gr…
 
The AMR team discusses steps to take after the loss of a spouse, including consolidating accounts, updating health insurance, notifying life insurance companies, etc. If you’d like to receive the AMR paper “Financial Planning for Widowhood”, which provides tips for planning ahead and steps to take after the loss of a spouse, email radio@AMRfinancia…
 
The trailer for the second season of ‘The Mandalorian’ dropped this week and it featured lots of Baby Yoda and expensive-looking CGI (1:41). ‘The Third Day’ on HBO is an immersive and weird experience (11:05). Plus, we break down the first episode of ‘We Are Who We Are’ (29:53) and interview Chloë Sevigny, who leads the show (40:40). Hosts: Chris R…
 
Expert handicappers Jack Jones and Brandon Lee are back with another edition of the SportsCapping Football Podcast. On this episode they take a look at Week 2 NFL and Week 3 NCAAF. Both Brandon and Jack will give out a free NFL & college football pick, plus a bonus NFL teaser! Over the last 4 seasons, Brandon and Jack have combined to go 201-147-11…
 
Keats Boyd III, President of boydandboydpc.com, shares tips on #estate planning. There are many actions that need to be taken after the loss of a spouse – including taking inventory of estate documents, getting appraisals, re-titling documents, filing tax returns, and administering the trust. Chris answers a client’s question about investing in sto…
 
After a slight executive shakeup at Netflix, we take a temperature check of how each of the major streaming services are faring right now (6:22). Then, we preview the HBO shows ‘Third Day’ and ‘We Are Who We Are’ (28:43) and break down the news that Jonathan Majors will have a leading role in the next ‘Ant Man’ movie (34:40). Plus, a conversation w…
 
The trailer for Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Dune’ was released this week, and the movie looks expensive and like a new model for sci-fi movies (1:23). Meanwhile, the Star Wars franchise is flagging (11:56). Plus, ‘The Walking Dead’ is ending, but not without 30 more episodes and a couple spinoffs (34:43), and we break down the first three episodes of ‘The …
 
Not even a pandemic can put an end to the SportsCapping Football Podcast with expert handicappers Jack Jones and Brandon Lee. Listen now to get a free NFL & college football pick for this weekend's games, plus a bonus NFL teaser! "Great way to improve your handicapping skills"Over the last 4 seasons, Brandon and Jack have combined to go 196-146-11.…
 
Chris and Andy open up the mailbag and cover topics like whether or not they want to see COVID-19 story lines in upcoming TV shows (12:37), what showrunners they would like to see tackle a new genre (30:15), some of their favorite music from 2020 so far (36:47), and what shows they’re most anticipating this year (43:16). Hosts: Chris Ryan and Andy …
 
News that David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are going to adapt the sci-fi series ‘The Three Body Problem’ for Netflix was met with trepidation online (10:32). Production of ‘The Batman’ has hit a snag after Robert Pattinson tested positive for COVID-19 (26:47). Plus: a tale of two different types of soccer shows in ‘Ted Lasso’ and ‘All or Nothing’ (37:1…
 
Chris and Andy are joined by New York Times culture reporter Reggie Ugwu to talk about the life and career of Chadwick Boseman, who passed away on Friday following a private battle with colon cancer (1:32). Plus, Chris and Andy break down the finale and phenomenal season of ‘I May Destroy You’ (25:36), and Andy is joined by the Killers' lead singer…
 
In a special mega-pod, Chris and Andy are joined by Sean Fennessey and Amanda Dobbins for a two-part conversation about the way that movies seems to be aping the modes and styles of TV, and vice versa. (For Part 1, check out 'The Big Picture' on The Ringer Podcast Network.) Hosts: Andy Greenwald and Chris Ryan Guests: Sean Fennessey and Amanda Dobb…
 
Brian and Chris discuss how over-time the market does well under both Republican and Democratic political administrations. Scott provides tips on homeowners and auto insurance. Paul Tardif, Esq. answers “How to I protect myself if provided a promissory note for sold property?”.By J. Christopher Boyd
 
The teaser trailer for ‘The Batman’ was released over the weekend, along with some other DC Universe news (1:57). It leaves us wondering what we want from the latest Batman property (16:55). After a strong pilot episode, ‘Lovecraft Country’ hit some snags in the second (29:30). Plus, Andy talks with George Pelecanos about his new anthology series, …
 
The US market hit a record close last week. Listen to what Chris and Brian say about the market value and recent investment trends. They also talk about government stimulus and what taxes may look like under a Trump or Biden administration.By J. Christopher Boyd
 
Following announcements about upcoming Spider-Woman, Kraven the Hunter, and Batman projects, Chris and Andy weigh in on the news and the stars who could be behind each project (8:15). Then, in preparation for the finale of 'I May Destroy You,' they break down the latest episode and discuss the success Michaela Coel has had in her first season (27:5…
 
Vinny deMacedo, Director of Regional Partnerships, shares how Bridgewater State University pivoted in March to all online classes for its 11,000 students. This fall, 90% of classes will be online and 50% of the students living on campus will be coming back to a socially distanced campus. Chris tells how the fall tends to be a more volatile time for…
 
‘Lovecraft Country’ is a big, chewy show in a similar vein to other HBO shows, such as ‘The Outsider’ and ‘Watchmen’ (10:37). Creator Misha Green joins to help break down the first episode (29:26). Plus, the third installment of our ‘Lonesome Dove’ series (49:38). Hosts: Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald…
 
Chris and Andy talk about HBO Max’s troubles, including its distribution struggles (02:39). Then actor Jake Johnson joins to introduce his Netflix show ‘Hoops,’ about a foul-mouthed basketball coach (12:07). And they continue their discussion about ‘Lonesome Dove,’ focusing on the miniseries’ second episode and the second chunk of the acclaimed boo…
 
Chris and Andy discuss the recent executive shake-up at HBO Max, HBO’s confusing transition of their streaming platform, the HBO Max original film ‘American Pickle,’ the end of a well-executed season of HBO’s ‘Perry Mason,’ and more (0:06). Next, Chris is joined by The Ringer’s Micah Peters and Justin Charity to discuss the relaunch of their podcas…
 
Brian explains the markets bouncing back during the pandemic and the impact of government assistance on the economy. Betsey Sethares, Executive Director of the @capecodtimes Needy Fund talks about their Major Crisis Relief Fund, which provides financial assistance due to Covid-19 related issues.By J. Christopher Boyd
 
Hulu announced this week that it's canceling the critically loved show ‘High Fidelity’ starring Zoë Kravitz. It begs the question: What type of TV show can survive in the current television landscape (12:06)? Plus, we break down the most recent episode of ‘I May Destroy You’ (26:18) and an interview with Timothy Simons about ‘Yes, God, Yes’ and bei…
 
Chris and Andy reminisce about the comfort of after-school television and the cartoons they used to watch (5:51). Then, they are joined by Jason Concepcion to talk about how they were introduced to X-Men comic books (16:39), when they were most obsessed with the franchise (34:13), and what they want from future X-Men properties (59:02). Hosts: Chri…
 
We break down the 2020 Emmy nominations, including some very obvious snubs (8:01) and what they tell us about our current TV landscape (18:14). ‘I May Destroy You’ gives us a type of intimacy rarely seen on TV (33:11), and it’s clear that HBO spent a lot of money on ‘Perry Mason’ (45:00). Hosts: Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald…
 
Topics include: COVID Mojo hits the Marlins "I just don't see it with Kyle Lewis" The good and the bad with JP Crawford and Shed Long Kendall Graveman! More of the same from Kikuchi What to look for with JP Crawford, Justus Sheffield, and Shed Long this year Yellow Hydro of the Week Eric Byrnes Bike Ride of the Week *This episode was recorded befor…
 
Julie Wagner, Assistant Publisher and Editor of Cape Cod Life magazine (including Cape Cod Home and Cape Cod Art) joins Chris. The Best of Cape Cod & Islands lists voter choices in dining, lodging, food & drink, things to do, and shopping. The AMR team talks about credit scores and the Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2017 Consumer Expenditure Survey.…
 
Some thoughts on Taylor Swift’s surprise album ‘Folklore’ and the art of a quarantine album release (9:01). ‘Tenet’ perfectly encapsulates the dilemma much of pop culture is currently facing (24:31). Plus, rediscovering the simple pleasure of sitcoms (34:21) and discussing how ‘Palm Springs’ is a high-quality hangout movie (52:49). Hosts: Chris Rya…
 
Chris and Andy explore the phenomenon that is ‘Yellowstone’ (6:28) before having a broader conversation about the state of cable television (15:27). Then, they talk about the final episodes of ‘Dark’ Season 3 and reflect on the season as a whole (25:20). Finally, they are joined by Mark Duplass to talk about ‘Room 104’ and the current state of the …
 
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