As I give the topic some brief in-depth consideration, it is amazing how I've went from the brink of panic attacks and anxiety-ridden experiences to a relativley smooth and enjoyable way to deliver my weekly NBA radio show to St. Louis each Saturday.
Going from being a first-time radio show host attempting to navigate the various technical obstacles involved with doing live remote broadcasts from an active sports bar setting ... to the quiet comforts of a professional studio setting is an enormous contrast. As I've mentioned, I am settled into doing my show from the Sports Radio 1380 AM studios at Laclede's Landing in downtown St. Louis. I'm really enjoying it, and feel like I have much to look forward to each week. BIG THANKS to the new co-producer of At the Buzzer ... Producer John!
After almost four months of constant production, the show had its first week off at the end of July as I enjoyed a family vacation in Daytona Beach, Florida. It was a great time! But I found myself very eager to get back to doing the show, and was very pleased with what we came up with this past Saturday.
The challenge I am facing is to get past these next two months before diving into season previews, preseason action, and the upcoming regular season. To me, this is not so much of a challenge as it is an opportunity to show just how much news is going on day-to-day, and how much perspective and insight is available to entertain us each week.
Episode No. 15 was really smooth, as I feel great about a new interview technique I've implemented. Using a high-quality
I delivered my weekly opening commentary, with notes on the Chris Bosh controversy, David Lee, Team USA, Mike Krzyzewski and much more. I mentioned that
Our final two segments featured a very revealing and substantive interview with Toronto Raptors writer Zarar Siddiqi from
GSOM was kind enough to promote our show this week:
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