Vida La Vic #1: The First Week

If you asked me a year ago, I would have never bet that I’d be spending six months in Ecuador. (With that being said, I’m not a great gambler.) The process seemed to happen so fast. It started with an HR email asking around for people interested working in Quito, and next thing I know it was a matter of ‘when’ not ‘if’ I’d be going.

The fateful Friday arrives; after almost a week back home in Savannah, GA, I’m heading to the airport to spend six months in Quito, Ecuador. One very delayed flight, another night in Savannah, ten hours in the Atlanta airport and one international fight later, I touch down almost 10K feet in Ecuador late Saturday night. I met my ride as I exited customs, and left for my AirBnB. The ride is over half an hour, but the driver was extremely polite and patient with the Spanish I know. It’s nice to get practice with the language, but I quickly learned that holding a conversation with people isn’t going to be like a Rosetta Stone lesson.

Snapchat proof Quito is high above sea level.

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Ep 39 Jeanna Thomas Falcons Beat Reporter

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On this week’s pod, we do a little Falcons preview with SB Nation and Falcoholic reporter Jeanna Thomas (@jeannathomas) where she gives us the inside scoop for all we want to know. If you need season predictions, knowledge on the best ping pong players in the locker room or potentially the best worst date story we’ve heard, then you need to listen now.

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Ep 38 Reid Hailey AKA Shithead Steve

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On this week’s episode, meme curator Reid Hailey AKA shitheadsteve AKA trashcanpaul AKA animals/kids/drunkpeople doing things joins the pod for a discussion on all things meme.  Ever wanted to start your own meme channel, interested in knowing the first steps, what about the work that goes into it? Check it out now for all those questions and more, including your favorite segments of Vic’s Crazy News Story, the dreaded two questions and a brand new segment of Disney Channel Movie Wikipedia Game.

Check out Reid’s site here: https://shitheadsteve.com/ and his Instagram  for great memes.

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Vic and Stu on the Tues Ep 37: Susan Bennett, the Voice of Siri

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On this week’s Vic and Stu on the Tues, our guest may have a familiar sounding voice. Her name is Susan Bennett, and she is an extremely talented voice actor who you may recognize from holding down your thumb on the home button of an iPhone. That’s right, THE voice of Siri. She joins us to discuss how her career started, some other voices you may recognize and advice on how to become a voice actor. She also does a great segment of “Diego Luna” impersonation that is MUST LISTEN CONTENT. Subscribe on iTunes, follow on Twitter, and like us on Facebook for new content.

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Vic and Stu Ep 36: Juan “More Bite” Rodriguez

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On this week’s episode, we bring in top-10 ranked Major League Eating competitor and  contestant on this years Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest, Juan “More Bite” Rodriguez. Join us as we go behind the scenes with MLE’s bad boy, learn what goes into training and how to split time between being a competitive eater and a personal trainer.

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Also the lucky winner of the Bananas shirt give away is…. wait for it…. Walker Watson! Congratulations Walker we’ll be in touch about getting you the bananas T-shirt of your choosing. Thanks to all of the participants and we have decided to reward the most diehard participants by giving 10 entries for the next giveaway to all those who crossed the 10 entry threshold. That means that Anna Martin, Elizabeth Pirkle, Zach Boven will receive 10 entries in the next give away and Ashal Patel will receive 20 entries for being the lone entrant to cross the 20 entry threshold. Thanks to all who participated and be looking out for our next big give away!

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Vic and Stu on the Tues Ep 35 Savannah Bananas Owner Jesse Cole

Vic and Stu on the Tues Ep 35

If you’ve ever seen a man in a bright yellow suit at a baseball game, you may have seen our guest Jesse Cole. As the owner of the Savannah Bananas, he has helped baseball prosper at Grayson Stadium. Take a listen to learn about the history of the Savannah Bananas, from choosing a name, winning a championship in their first year and how many bananas he eats a day.

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Ep 34 Southern Charm Savannah with W. Nelson Lewis, Jr.

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Southern Charm Savannah star W. Nelson Lewis Jr. joins the boys on this weeks pod to discuss what it’s been like being on TV, reactions in Savannah and any other questions you may have. Stay tuned till the end to hear a cameo from his co-star Ashley Borders as she joins us at the end to discuss her worse date stories.

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Our guest Nelson Lewis is a media strategist based in his hometown of Savannah, Georgia. Nelson was fortunate to be able to start his career in media at his family owned ABC and FOX affiliates WJCL/WTGS as the market’s first youth reporter in 1995. After completing his undergraduate degree summa cum laude in journalism studies, Lewis worked in Washington D.C., enthused by the intersection of power, politics and press following a summer internship on Capitol Hill. He joined the booking unit at Fox News Channel in Washington, D.C. booking and producing weekend news segments and made frequent appearances on the network’s web series Greta Live Wire with Greta Van Susteren. After serving as the senior producer of The Laura Ingraham Show, Lewis co-created America’s first women’s-focused sports network: Her Golf Network.  Lewis is an alumnus of Lynn University in Boca Raton, FL and Georgetown University’s Graduate School of Continuing Studies in Journalism in Washington and holds membership at the National Press Club in Washington, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences National Capital Chapter, the Old Dominion Boat Club, the St. David’s Society of Savannah and previously served on the Friends of the Organization of American States’ Art Museum of the Americas. Additionally, Lewis is a seventh great-grandchild of Declaration of Independence signer Thomas Nelson, Jr., the fourth governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, and also a grandson of late Savannah mayor, entrepreneurial titan and philanthropist J.C. Lewis, Jr. – one of Georgia’s leading figures of the 20th century.

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