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Fireside chats are a collection of conversational, off-topic episodes hosted by Greg Nuckols. In Fireside Chat #5, Greg sits down with Eric Trexler to discuss fitness myths that they wish were true, music, determinism, and the infamous “Florida Man.”

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Eric makes announcements (and flexes) (0:00:30). 


Fitness myths we wish were true (0:03:11). 

Music (0:17:24). 

  • Eric's favorites: Radiohead, INTERPOL, the strokes, the black keys, wilco/rage against the machine, audioslave, dave rawlings & gillian welch. 
  • Greg's favorites: Rise Against, Anberlin, Yellowcard, Silverstein.  Harder stuff:  RATM, Lamb of God, Children of Bodom. Mainstream stuff: Post Malone, Katy Perry (Teenage Dream), Taylor Swift (1989), Early BOB (adventures of bobby ray and strange clouds), Daft Punk, Muse, Kanye, Jay-Z, Eminem (super hit and miss), Borns, Chvrches, Kendrick, early Luda, Arctic Monkeys, J Cole. Slightly less popular: Coheed, Tech N9ne, Saosin, Run the Jewels, Shiny Toy Guns, Stormzy, Brother Ali, Freddie Gibbs. Older: Biggie, Billy Joel, Elton John, David Bowie, Earth Wind and Fire. While I’m working: classical guitar (John Williams, Andy McKee, Andres Segovia), or synthwave. 

Determinism (0:26:33). 

“Florida Man…” (0:45:12). 

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