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Hyphen Nation – Episode #5: Predicting The 2015 NFL Playoffs: Super Bowl 50

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The 50th edition of the Super Bowl is two days away. Panthers. Broncos. I make the final pick that can make or break my 2015 NFL playoff season. A win puts me above .500; a loss, under .500. More importantly, can Peyton win his second ring and tie Eli? Will he retire on top or head to LA next season? Can Cam silence his critics, at least for awhile? I’m really pumped about this game.

Also in this show (because I couldn’t do a 20 minute show just about the Super Bowl): Understanding what I like to eat, whether or not I’m scared of success, my candy addiction, and Go Demarcus and viral video in 2016.

Recommendations: New Girl season 5, Carly Rae Jepsen – E·MO·TION, The People v. OJ Simpson, The Internet – Ego Death.

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Victory Jumpoff Radio – Show #17: Slow N Grooves vol. 1

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This one is dedicated to my old desktop computer. The one that used to pump out slow n grooves every single weekend on Naomi Street. Thanks for the memories.

  1. Usher – Superstar
  2. Monica – Before You Walk Out My Life
  3. Michael Jackson – I Just Can’t Stop Loving You
  4. Usher – Slow Jam
  5. Boyz II Men – Doin’ Just Fine
  6. Lauryn Hill – The Sweetest Thing
  7. Chicago – If You Leave Me Now
  8. The Tony Rich Project – Nobody Knows
  9. D’Angelo – Untitled (How Does It Feel?)
  10. Sunshine Anderson – Lunch Or Dinner
  11. Drake – A Night Off
  12. Stevie Wonder – Knocks Me Off My Feet
  13. Donell Jones – Where I Wanna Be
  14. 112 – Now That We’re Done
  15. N SYNC – Gone
  16. Chicago – Hard To Say I’m Sorry
  17. Beyoncé – Me, Myself, And I
  18. Alicia Keys – You Don’t Know My Name
  19. Xscape – Who Can I Run To?
  20. Norah Jones – Don’t Know Why
  21. Boyz II Men – Trying Times
  22. Carl Thomas – I Wish
  23. Childish Gambino – So Into You
  24. Dru Hill – Beauty
  25. Meghan Trainor – Like I’m Gonna Lose You

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Hyphen Nation – Episode #4: There Will Be No Sportball Talk Within

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I take a break with the NFL and leave the predictions in my other pants pocket. In the first regular episode of Hyphen Nation, I spend time talking about how terrible I am at dealing with change, how I’m trying to use Snapchat more but Android’s version won’t let me be great, how I finally get Seinfeld after 32 years, and I discuss where the real problem with Frozen lies.

Because I watch Frozen all… the.. time.

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Hyphen Nation – Episode #3: Predicting The 2015 NFL Playoffs: Championship Round

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We’re down to the final four teams in the hunt for Super Bowl 50 and I recap what happened in the Divisional Round (I went 4-0, making me 5-3 this postseason) and pick the two teams that’ll be headed to San Francisco in February.

I also spend a lot of time getting distracted by all the people flying into the Kroger parking lot in search of bread and milk in preparation for Winter Storm Jonas. Considering this was the second time I recorded this episode after a headphone/microphone jack mix up the other day, it’s only right I get to watch the crazies fly in and out of the parking lot while the show rolls on.

Manning v. Brady. Cam v. Palmer. On v. On. Bye v. Bye. Kathy Bates. TV networks must hate me. The not-quite Hyphen Nation podcast. All of these things are discussed in this action packed third episode.

Did I mention I actually recorded this episode once? I was once told everything happens for a reason, so this reality’s Episode 3 must be better than the other Episode 3 you were going to end up with. Let’s go with that one.

Only one more sportball episode to go after this one non-sports fan listeners!

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Hyphen Nation – Episode #2: Predicting The 2015 NFL Playoffs: Divisional Round

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The NFL Playoffs are rolling along and so is Hyphen Nation! I went 1-3 during the opening round, and it’s not looking much better for this weekend as I picked all the home teams. I doubt I start the Championship Round at 5-3 but crazier miracles could happen.

I also spend some time talking about other things besides sportball, so I encourage non sports fans to check out this episode as well. There’s lot of updates on my current projects and the future plans for the show and my latest plan to be healthier.

I told you this is more than just a sports podcast. There’s also a few errors, so a certified No-Prize to anyone who catches them!

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Victory Jumpoff Radio – Show #16: The Instrumentals vol. 1

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The beauty behind the madness indeed. Nothing but instrumentals. Check your vocals at the door. Happy 2016.

  1. Just Blaze – Inhuman Nature
  2. Yogi – Burial
  3. Nas – Purple
  4. Wale – Pretty Girls
  5. J. Cole – Fire Squad
  6. Jay-Z – Show Me What You Got
  7. Jay-Z – Dynasty Intro
  8. Kanye West – Flashing Lights
  9. De La Soul – Me Myself And I
  10. Drake – Pound Cake
  11. Mos Def – Ms. Fat Booty
  12. Justin Timberlake – Suit & Tie
  13. Katy Perry – Dark Horse
  14. Limp Bizkit – N 2Gether Now
  15. Drake – Trophies
  16. Reflection Eternal – The Blast
  17. The Weeknd – The Hills
  18. Jay-Z – Money, Cash, Hoes
  19. Drake – Draft Day
  20. T.I. – What You Know
  21. Wiz Khalifa – Never Been
  22. Droid Daughter – Soccer Dad
  23. Digi G’Alessio – The Race Qualifications (1st Lap Instrumental)
  24. J. Cole – Crooked Smile
  25. Dr. Dre – Still D.R.E.

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Hyphen Nation – Episode #1: Predicting the 2015 NFL Playoffs: Wild Card Round

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This is not a test. This is the actual real live Episode #1 of Hyphen Nation. There may have been an episode called the 25 Biggie Commandments floating around in March but ignore that (it’s Victory Jumpoff Radio #14 if you must know). This is the real deal. No clones. Not a dream. Not a hoax.

The 2015 NFL Playoffs are upon us, the Wild Card round to be exact. I take a shot at predicting all 4 Wild Card games… and maybe even predict a sleeper Super Bowl winner. It’s all live from the car on a 45 minute lunch break. That’s how dedicated I am to the people. Gave up my lunch break… to give you the first episode of Hyphen Nation. Don’t let it be for nothing.

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Victory Jumpoff Radio – Show #15: Goodbye Summer

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Summer’s gone. The music is forever. Back like The Phoenix.

  1. Mark Ronson – I Can’t Lose (Pomo Remix)
  2. Bobby Brown – On Our Own
  3. Drake – Hotline Bling
  4. The Weeknd – Can’t Feel My Face
  5. Pharrell & The Yessirs – That Girl
  6. New Edition – Crucial
  7. Bell Biv Devoe – Dope
  8. Alessia Cara – Here
  9. Drake – The Resistance
  10. Jay-Z – Dear Summer
  11. Kendrick Lamar – Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe (Remix)
  12. Jennifer Lopez – Waiting For Tonight
  13. Wale – 88
  14. Rick Ross – Super High (Sativa Remix)
  15. Outkast – SpottieOttieDopaliscious
  16. Snoop Doggy Dogg – Ain’t No Fun
  17. Kid N Play – Ain’t Gonna Hurt Nobody
  18. Dr. Dre – Deeez Nuuuts
  19. Dr. Dre – Animals
  20. Tori Kelly – Should’ve Been Us (Live @ the 2015 VMAs)
  21. Childish Gambino – Sober
  22. Lionel Richie – All Night Long
  23. Paramore – Ain’t It Fun
  24. Puff Daddy – Been Around The World (Remix)
  25. Clipse – Popular Demand (Popeyes)

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