Mix-Minus with Matthew McQueeny
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Matt's wife Melany McQueeny talks about her 2009 multiple sclerosis diagnosis and what it's like to live with the disease.  Melany's mom, Susan Felsen, also joins the show to give her perspective.

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Music: Matthew McQueeny, "Waitin' on a sunny day" (Bruce Springsteen)

Direct download: Mix-Minus_052_Melany_McQueeny.mp3
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In recognition of National Infertility Awareness Week (4/20-4/26), Celeste joins the show to share her story.  

Celeste is an elementary music teacher, musician, and runner of many marathons. She and her husband go back a long way with my wife, and have become good friends of mine as well.

National Infertility Awareness Week®: http://www.resolve.org/national-infertility-awareness-week/home-page.html

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Rebecca Davis O'Brien is a journalist at the Record (New Jersey) who was just named a finalist - along with Thomas Mashberg - in the local reporting category for the 2014 Pulitzer Prize.  Over the last year, she has authored special reports focusing on heroin in Bergen County, New Jersey.  She joins the show to talk about the heroin epidemic that has hit Northern New Jersey, from supply to demand, and the ramifications on families, lives, and the area we live in.

The Record: Heroin - Suburbia's Deadly Secret - http://www.northjersey.com/news/nj-state-news/special-report-heroin-reaching-epidemic-levels-in-new-jersey-1.723368

Find Rebecca Davis O'Brien on twitter at @rebeccadobrien.

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Sean Pena returns! Sean is a lawyer by day and former classmate of Matt's from Bergen Catholic High School. Matt and Sean discuss marriage, how they met their respective significant others, Sean's impending fatherhood, the Wonderlic Test, The Masters Tournament, and much much more.

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Direct download: Mix-Minus_049_Sean_Pena.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:31pm EDT
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Matt talks about the newly released Amazon Fire TV and how it stacks up against the competition, the state of streaming television, and the history of Amazon.

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The Verge - The playbook: why Amazon's Fire TV is a guaranteed hit: http://bit.ly/1hansEF

ReadWrite.com - Review: The Amazon Fire TV Is Kind Of A Mess: http://bit.ly/1klcpeM

The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon: http://amzn.to/1e6Aq6t

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Matthew McQueeny and Matthew O'Daniels preview Major League Baseball (MLB) and talk Final Four, the Brooklyn Nets shelf life, and the NBA scene in Charlotte.

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