Category Archives: Raul Rangel

Stand-Up Comedian Dan Soder talks MMA

Dan Soder, is one of the best up and coming comics out of New York. He has been featured on  shows such as Opie and Anthony and Conan, and  is regularly on the podcast “You Know What Dude?” where he trades one liners and has deep conversations with other comics. He is a professional wrestling and MMA fan and has done some great impersonations of certain athletes; most notably Andre the Giant and “Macho Man” Randy Savage. I recently went to one of his shows and got to ask a few questions about MMA and good ole’ slobber knockin’ wrestling, with the “Monster Voice” himself. Raul: What was you’re first experience in MMA? Dan: I watched the first UFC with my stepdad, I was big into professional wrestling and kung-fu movies but I was a little kid who couldn’t order PPV so my stepdad got...

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Why Weed Should Be A Banned Substance

Why Weed Should Be A Banned Substance   When you think of the typical pot smoker Hollywood has created certain types: Cheech and Chong, Jay and Silent Bob, and Slow Poke Rodriguez; not what you would consider modern day athletes. But, what about names like Nick Diaz, Michael Phelps, Ricky Williams, or even Josh Howard; athletes who have to be in top peak physical condition and not the vegetative state that we are used to seeing portrayed in the media. Sure marijuana can have the effects of  a lazy out-of-shape loser, but there are certain benefits athletes can get by using marijuana. Certain types of hydroponics have shown to help athletes in certain areas of their sport. One of the effects of marijuana can cause is peripheral vision, to get a better view of you surroundings. Great for point guards in the NBA who can...

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