Mix-Minus with Matthew McQueeny
technology, media, sports, current events, and all things interesting.

Matt talks to Al Iannazzone about this year's New York Knicks and Al's career in sports journalism and beat writing.  

Al Iannazzone joined Newsday in January 2012 as the Knicks’ beat writer, after covering the NBA for 11 years for The Record. Al covered the Knicks and Nets in that time, and also reported on the U.S. Open tennis tournament and other major sporting events. Al appeared regularly on the YES Network’s Nets pregame show from 2005-2011. 

Al's Newsday Archive: http://www.newsday.com/sports/columnists/al-iannazzone

Find Al on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Al_Iannazzone

Direct download: Mix-Minus_014_Al_Iannazzone.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:14am EDT

A longform discussion on the newspapers and magazines Matt and Jim read, leading to a deep dive on the Economist.

Direct download: Mix-Minus_013_James_McQueeny.mp3
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Matt talks to old friend Mike Trudell, the in-house beat reporter for the Los Angeles Lakers, as well as the Time Warner Cable SportsNet and local ESPN affiliate sideline reporter for Laker games.  Awesome discussion on coming of age in new media in professional sports.

Direct download: Mix-Minus_012_Mike_Trudell.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:52am EDT

Matt previews the 2013-2014 Brooklyn Nets season with John Schuhmann of NBA.COM.

Direct download: Mix-Minus_011_John_Schuhmann.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:37pm EDT

Joseph Lin is a photographer from New York City. He comes on to talk about taking pictures, working at hedge funds, and traveling to all corners of the world at the drop of the hat for a good story.

You can see his work at http://jlinphotography.com/

Direct download: Mix-Minus_010_Joseph_Lin.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:41pm EDT

Kevin Pelton works for ESPN Insider, covering the National Basketball Association (NBA).  A Seattle native, he previously covered the Seattle Supersonics and Seattle Storm, as well as the NBA for a host of outlets.  Kevin also does a weekly podcast with his brother Tristan, called "The Fabulous Peltoncast."  In the pod, we talk about Kevin's career, serendipity, the NBA, the Brooklyn Nets, and more.

Kevin Pelton on ESPN Insider: http://search.espn.go.com/kevin-pelton/

The Fabulous Peltoncast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fabulous-peltoncast-seattle/id711263925

Direct download: Mix-Minus_008_Kevin_Pelton.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:56pm EDT

Matt sat down to talk with Marq Romero about Google Glass.  Marq was one of the 8,000 people chosen in the U.S. to be a Google Glass Beta Tester, a group who can use the device before it is released to the public in 2014.  Marq also allowed Matt to use them for a weekend.

Direct download: Mix-Minus_007_Google_Glass.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:27am EDT

Matthew McQueeny talks streaming television in this quick. solo podcast.  Topics include hardware and software, Roku, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Netflix, and fingers-crossed predictions for the future of TV.

Direct download: Mix-Minus_006_streaming_television.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:17am EDT