A podcast about sports for people who may not like sports.
Welcome to First Time, Long Time: Stories about sports for people who may not like sports. Here’s a little bit of our origin story and a taste of what’s to come.
This episode dives into the machinery of fandom and fanaticism and explore how a guy from New York City could become obsessed with a team from London — a place he’d never been.
The Magic of Messi (YouTube)A nice little example of English Football Fans. (YouTube)How Soccer Explains The World (Amazon)The Psychology of Sports Fans (Washington Post)A People’s History of Tottenham Hotspur Football Club (Amazon)Alan Fisher on Twitter
How do you choose to keep moving forward when everything and everyone keeps telling you to quit? Nate Fish, the King of Jewish Baseball, tells the incredible story of how he persevered… and Aaron learns an important (and belated) lesson.
MUSIC LINKS:The Action PaintersThe BischoffsJason Liebman
Nate is @kingofjbaseball
Aaron is @aaronwolfe
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The conclusion to the story of one man’s obsession with being a professional baseball player.
LINKS:“Sugar” (Amazon)The Ejection Video from The Zorilla (YouTube)King of Jewish Baseball (Nate’s website)
The music in this episode came from freemusicarchive.orgTracklist: “Autumn Woes” by Ryan LIttle“When the Mocking Birds Are Singing in the Wildwood” by Frank C. Stanley“Cash Rules” by Ari de Niro“Night Owl” by Broke For Free“Believe in Me” by Ryan Little“Tyrant” by Monkeeastronaut“Enthusiast” by Tours“As Colorful As Ever” by Broke For Free“Starling” by Podington Bear
Welcome to the new season of First Time, Long Time!
In this episode we dive into the story of how a small group of people defied all odds and fought against the tide of corporate greed... and won.
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The single greatest sport was invented in a summer camp in The Catskills. But a closer look at this game reveals a complex and painful story that teaches us about gender, sexuality, and the creative power of youth.
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A look at the magical powers of sports broadcasts on the radio.
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This new season is about what we might learn about ourselves and about society from examining the last games played before quarantine. And we’re starting with basketball.
To help us tell the story of one of the craziest 48 minutes in sports history we spoke to Sydney Myers, founder of Dallas Hoops Cast, and Mike Singer, beat reporter for the Denver Post... and Aaron's oldest friend Jonah.
Hosted and Edited by Aaron Wolfe
Produced by Julia Chen
Presented by Faculty
This new season is about what we might learn about ourselves and about society from examining the last games played before quarantine. This episode we're looking at Hockey and how this chaotic and complex game actually holds some simple truths about how we can approach these chaotic and complex times.
To get to the bottom of all of this we talk to:
This episode was written and edited by Aaron Wolfe and produced by Julia Chen. Nasya Kamrat and Joshua Balgos are the executive producers and owners of Faculty -- The Spatial Storytelling Agency.
This episode features sounds recorded by Oneirophile, Handsome Nature, and Eelke.
We're giving away a Nok Hockey Board.
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