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Bleav in Middle Age Warriors
44 minutes | 10 days ago
The Middle Age Warriors Shoot the Sh*t....
In this episode It's just Chris & Rick shooting the sh*t together about current events, from politics to sports to weather. They also both get personal about their perspective now removed from their previous careers. So sit back and pour yourself your favorite beverage and hang out for a bit with a couple of middle age warriors. Enjoy.
34 minutes | 18 days ago
The Oblivious Stock Market....How Long Can it Last
While much of the country is in what seems like a never ending negative spiral of health, social and political upheaval, many of us keep watching our 401K Plans grow like they're on steroids. How long can this positive trend in the stock market continue and what should we be doing and looking for in the months and years ahead to safeguard our retirement funds? The Middle Age Warriors had the privilege to sit down and discuss all of that and much more with the one and only finance and market guru, CNBC's Ron Insana. You will want to hear what Ron's take is on the seemingly teflon stock market.
38 minutes | a month ago
Christmas Reflections....Past....Present & Future
On this edition of Middle Age Warriors Rick & Chris share their perspective on the current holiday season in the midst of the pandemic. Funny moments are also frequent as Chris slams Santa Claus because of his treatment of young Rudolph....Rick reflects on this Christmas tree that he kept up for nearly 12 months....it was a live tree!!! Chris talks about what it was like after being a meteorologist on the air for 35 years and finally watching a major snowstorm from the sidelines of his living room. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
43 minutes | a month ago
Vaccinate or Procrastinate - An Experts View
This might be the most important episode of Bleav in Middle Age Warriors. The first Covid-19 vaccine was approved for us in the U.S. this week but many questions surround its safety and effectiveness. Chris & Rick had the opportunity to discuss all of these concerns and much more with Dr. Brian McDonough. Dr. McDonough is a Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at Temple University School of Medicine and Chairman of theFamily Medicine Dept. at St. Francis Healthcare, Wilmington, DE. He is also a contributor on 1010 WINS and KYW News radio in New York and Philadelphia and has had numerous appearances on TV as a medical expert, such as the Today Show.
39 minutes | 2 months ago
Expert's View of Economy Thru Pandemic
With another wave of Covid crashing across the country, how will our already fragile economy and real estate values be impacted. Chris & Rick check in with finance and real estate expert Mitch Roschelle to find out. Mitch is often called upon by FOX Business and FOX News to name many media outlets that look to him for his expertise. We also end up talking about he and Rick's attempt at stand up comedy spawned by the same course taken at the New School in New York. That and much more on the next episode of Middle Age Warriors.
36 minutes | 2 months ago
Thanksgiving 2020....Still Plenty to be Thankful For...
Chris & Rick sit down together and have a genuine heartfelt discussion about the challenge of being thankful during this holiday season. It's a very special show with some past guests chiming in with their Thanksgiving Day perspectives this year. So come listen in....it's fun, it's humorous and there is also some emotional heavy lifting moments. Have a safe and wonderful Thanksgiving.
33 minutes | 2 months ago
I'm the President...No, I'm the President...Fraud....Fraud!!!
In this episode of the Middle Age Warriors Chris & Rick discuss the obvious, the fallout from the 2020 presidential election. They are joined once again by comedian and political pundit, Scott Blakeman, to talk about how do we move forward from here? What is truth and why can't people still think for themselves? This and a recap about the loss of two great legends who had a strange tie through a Saturday Night Live skit.
33 minutes | 3 months ago
Presidential Election Dissection
Chris & Rick try to figure out where the results of this presidential election are going and what the possible fallout will be based on the possible results. It's the most political the Middle Age Warriors have been, as the country and the world await the returns being counted and perhaps counted again and again and again.
31 minutes | 3 months ago
Valerie Smaldone : A Covid Feel Good Project
The Middle Age Warriors bring back broadcasting veteran Valerie Smaldone to talk more about her ever evolving career. Valerie's story is both inspiring and exciting. She is currently working on a new project focusing on the impact of Covid-19 on Americans across the country with a positive feel. Get all the latest at www.covidamericatheseries.com to see what she's up to. Also don't forget to listen in on her weekly podcast Bagels & Broadway.
29 minutes | 3 months ago
Coming Up For Some Air....
The Middle Age Warriors chat it up with each other covering topics that range from Halloween masks to the changing approach to relationships during the pandemic. Chris gets personal about his loss in life and how to manage moving forward and Rick touches upon his dealing with his MS. In the end, we hope you find more inspiration and less desperation from the show.
40 minutes | 4 months ago
The Mind Behind Comedic Icons - Billy Van Zandt
Rick & Chris explore the world of sitcom writing and more as they chat with comedy writing icon, Billy Van Zandt. Billy shares some his greatest and funniest moments in a long and storied career shared with his life long writing partner Jane Milmore. Hear the back stories of such comedic icons as Don Rickles, Lucille Ball, Bob Newhart and Richard Lewis to name a few. Billy also has published and produced 25 plays, acted in many, and is the author of a new book called "Get In the Car, Jane!" It's a fun filled interview we hope you'll enjoy.
33 minutes | 4 months ago
Stream of Consciousness Show
On this episode of Bleav in Middle Age Warriors Chris & Rick cover lots of topics from the first presidential debate to the over indulgence of special National and International Days. The pandemics impact on sports play-offs and the live music scene and much more.
30 minutes | 4 months ago
I've Seen the Lights Go Out on Broadway...
Everyone has been on the short end of the Covid-19 pandemic in some way or another. Live performers probably more than most. In this episode of Middle Age Warriors, Chris & Rick sit down with Tony Award nominated Broadway veteran Max Von Essen to talk about the impact of the pandemic on the Great White Way, as well as what it's like to be a middle aged actor in theatre, film & TV. Max is also a talented vocalist, who's latest release, Call Me Old Fashioned...the Broadway Standard, can be heard on iTunes & Spotify. For everything else Max go to www.maxvonessen.com to get the latest info.
28 minutes | 5 months ago
A Female Middle Age Warrior Voices Her Latest Thoughts
Middle Age Warrior Valerie Smaldone talks about the challenges from the Covid pandemic on her life, the New York restaurant industry and what she's working on for the future. Valerie is the voice of the Middle Age Warrior intro every week, but is also a veteran of the radio and TV business. She was the voice of the number 1 radio station in the New York City market for nearly 24 years. Valerie talks about life after radio, the many personal challenges in her life, as well as her memories of 911. Check out Valerie's podcast Bagels & Broadway. She is also backing an initiative to help NYC restaurants which can be found at www.one4all4nyc.com #returnthefavornyc. In addition Valerie has put together and is hosting a virtual program called Art & Activism Nourishing Conscious Communities on September 25th from noon-7pm for info head to sva.edu.
31 minutes | 5 months ago
In a Holding Pattern With the Travel Detective Peter Greenberg
One of the most negatively impacted industries due to the pandemic has been the travel industry. Join Rick and Chris on this episode of Middle Age Warriors as they get the latest on travel and where it's heading from Peter Greenberg, travel detective, journalist, movie and TV producer and much more. Peter has over 23 million frequent flyer miles as he shares some of his favorite and not so favorite travel experiences. You will also get some interesting tips on how to improve the traveling experience.
39 minutes | 5 months ago
Tracking Hurricanes, Heat and Covid With Weather Pro Steve Mac
On this episode of Middle Age Warriors, Chris & Rick turn to climate expert, NBC 6 South Florida meteorologist Steve Maclaughlin to get the latest on some unprecedented weather events going on across the country. The conversation goes into the latest on how Florida is dealing with Covid, the likelihood of a vaccine any time soon as well as more meteorological perspective.
32 minutes | 5 months ago
He's In...He's Out....He's Funny - Radio Host Alfredo Galvan
Rick returns from back surgery as The Middle Age Warriors sit down with radio host veteran Alfredo Galvan of 93.1 FM in New York City. Alfredo shares stories of his career in radio & TV and his decision to come out as a gay latino man in media. He also gives his version of a story about his physically violent encounter on stage with Chris' girlfriend many years ago.
19 minutes | 6 months ago
Middle Age Warriors Celebrate 20th Episode
The Middle Age Warriors Chris & Rick talk about the return of baseball as well as reflect on the guests they have had the privilege to interview on this their 20th episode. Rick talks about his approaching surgery and Chris recaps some standout moments of the show.
39 minutes | 6 months ago
The Potpourri Show - From Jackie Robinson to Baseball Today....& the Dangers of Social Media
In this edition of Bleav in Middle Age Warriors Chris & Rick sit down with sports attorney Wayne Lonstein. Wayne shares his stories about his love of the game of baseball that has led him to represent some Hall of Fame players. In addition Wayne is involved in securing the accuracy and truth of information going out on a daily basis through social media platforms. It's a mixed bag of topics but a fascinating interview.
32 minutes | 6 months ago
Healing Body & Soul Thru Acupuncture & More
In this episode of Bleav in Middle Age Warriors Rick chats with Amy Hausman licensed and board certified acupuncturist. Amy talks about her more holistic approach to healing not only the body but the mind and soul. You can find out more about Amy at Co-Creative Healing Arts|Acupuncture Pain Management. www.co-creativehealing.com. Some helpful insight during these very stressful times.
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