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Episode #39: Adam Virani: Baseball and Toronto Blue Jays

In today’s episode I speak with the founder of The Real Sports Zone website and podcast, Adam Virani.

In this episode we discuss:
– The first 100 days of the 2016 Toronto Blue Jays season
– Adam’s recent visit to the Dominican Republic to coach and teach baseball

Music by Afraaz Mulji.

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Episode #36: Saul Colt – The Smartest Man In The World

Saul Colt is The Smartest Man In The world. Just ask Google. In this exclusive chat we discussed how Saul went from sideburns to a full beard, how the Pope crashed his bar mitzvah, why Pokemon Go will fail, Ghostbusters and, for some reason, my toes.

Music by Afraaz Mulji.

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Welcome! is now out of beta

After more than 30 episodes my podcast, Welcome!, is now out of beta. What does this mean?

Well, before today, the only way to listen to my conversations with some really cool people was through the Girth Radio website, MixCloud or here. As of today, you can now listen to Welcome! on any computer or smartphone from anywhere in the world on your favourite app.

Yes, besides the places mentioned above, Welcome! is also available on iTunes, Google Play Music, Stitcher and TuneIn. You can also subscribe to the podcast via RSS Feed if you’re so inclined.

You might be asking yourselves, what do I do now? Great question! If you haven’t done so, download one of the above apps to your smartphone (or computer). Then go to my show (links are provided above) and subscribe/start listening.

I welcome (see what I did there?) all feedback. In fact, it would be amazing if you could comment and leave a rating (the more starts the merrier!) on the app you use to listen to me. You can also comment below.

Coming soon: A professionally designed logo!

 

Sportsnet Fan 590 Producer JD Bunkis

This podcast was originally published on Girth Radio.

Welcome! Episode #30: Sportsnet Radio The Fan 590 Producer and Host JD Bunkis

JD Bunkis is the Producer for The Andrew Walker Show on The Fan 590 in Toronto. He is also the host of Free Association, a podcast all about basketball.

In this episode we chat about JD’s young career, how he got his lucky break in sports radio, and his thoughts about the 2015-2016 Toronto Raptors season.

Storytelling with Global TV’s Liem Vu – Welcome! Episode #29

This post was originally published on June 7 2016 on Girth Radio.

Former Scarborough resident Liem Vu joins Karim Kanji to discuss:

  • Growing up in Scarborough to Vietnamese immigrants
  • The pressure that children of immigrants face in obtaining a professional designation
  • How Liem found his passion for storytelling
  • Liem’s newspaper career
  • Liem’s broadcast career starting with MTV Canada and now with Global TV’s The Morning Show.

Welcome! Episode #21: Adam Mintz

The following article was originally posted on Girth Radio. 

Published on: February 11, 2016

Adam Mintz is the founder, President and CEO of Toronto-based apparel company, Athletes Collective.

In this episode we chat about Adam’s foray into entrepreneurship, his background in fashion, why he has always wanted to own his own business, how Athletes Collective began, his failed Kickstarter campaign and how he rose from the ashes to build an advisory board and obtain some seed money.

Enjoy!

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Welcome! Episode #16: Ian Chalmers

This episode was previously published on Girth Radio on October 30, 2015.

Ian Chalmers is the Creative Director of Pivot Design Group and an avid collector of watches, mobile phones, wearables and a pre-historic hammer.

You can follow Ian Chalmers on Twitter @chalmers.

You can follow me on Twitter @karimkanji.

Enjoy!

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Welcome! Episode #16: Ian Chalmers by Welcome! By Karim Kanji on Mixcloud

Welcome! Episode #15: Steve Hulford

This post was previously published on Girth Radio on October 23, 2015.

Steve Hulford has had a lifelong dream of getting paid for traveling the world. And so far, he’s done a great job of fulfilling this dream. First as a competitive swimmer, then as a filmmaker, and now with Filemobile.

Enjoy my conversation with one of Toronto’s most successful entrepreneurs.

You can follow Steve on Twitter @hulford

You can follow me on Twitter @karimkanji

Enjoy!

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Welcome! Episode #15: Steve Hulford by Welcome! By Karim Kanji on Mixcloud

Welcome! Episode #10: Farid Kassam

I sat down with Farid Kassam. Who is Farid? Well, let’s just say that he is (partly) responsible for the air we breathe in airplanes and the functionality of the CanadARM. Yup. That arm. The one that helped build the International Space Station and launched (and fixed) the Hubble Space Telescope. Check out our conversation below.

Enjoy!

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Welcome! Episode #10: Farid Kassam by Welcome! By Karim Kanji on Mixcloud