Zero Blog Thirty

Zero Blog Thirty

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Uncle Chaps from Barstool Sports

Episodes

ZBT #49: Sailors Aren't Pussies  

This week's Zero Blog Thirty intro is given you to by some dandy a capella singers from the United States Air Force. Then they go over the recent comments from Secretary Mattis insisting that sailors are not, in fact, pussies, some news out of West Point (Cons went there, not sure if he's told you yet) and Chaps declaring it #PumpkinSZN. Also Michael Malice, author of Dear Reader, comes in to discuss North Korea and Cons gives us a Badass of the Week.

ZBT #48: Pod Save Zero Blog Thirty with Tommy Veitor  

Im a huge Tommy Vietor guy. Tommy is the former spokesperson for the U.S. National Security Council and for President Obama from 2011-13. An incredibly smart and capable dude who isn't a stick in the mud. Rare find. Tomorrow is one of my favorite interviews that we've done. We talk everything from the feeling of awe when you are in the Oval Office, North Koreas military ability, what mission-ready nuclear bombs actually look like, life as a young person who works in the White House, and the mistakes that the Obama administration made in regards to North Korea.

ZBT #47: Kirstie Ennis, Bad Ass and Naked  

Chaps is in New York (again) for this episode with Cons to talk about his Alive Day and his Venmo donations going to an Actually Good charity to buy K9s for veterans. Then Kirstie Ennis joins the show to talk about naked adventures in the Marine Corps, her role as a "combat flight attendant", when she lost her leg, women in combat and her struggles returning to civilian life. Then Barstool's foreign correspondent, Donnie Does, to discuss living abroad in China, what makes the United States military unique around the world, duty stations, toilets in Asia and more. Download, rate five stars and smash subscribe bitccccc.

ZBT #46: Commander-In-Tweeter  

This week the fellas welcome Jared Keller from Task and Purpose. They talk about President Trump's bombshell tweets, the process of making military rules and regulations, CNN actually posting fake news (for real), gun talk and another edition of Doggie Bag.

ZBT #45: Sarah Picard and Return of The Doggie Bag  

Uncle Chaps and Captain Cons are back for another episode of Zero Blog Thirty. This week the fellas talk about how being lazy as a Lance Corporal is really just being smart, the return of Doggie Bags, "being a boxer" in every aspect of your life both inside and outside the military and much more. Also, journalist Sarah Sicard from Task and Force joins the show to talk about a local veteran controversy in Pennsylvania, medical marijuana usage for veterans, changes in the VA and more. Download, rate, smash that subscribe button.

ZBT #44: Remembering Lt. Chase Prasnicki and finishing up Band of Brothers  

On this week's episode of Zero Blog Thirty, Uncle Chaps and Captain Cons remember Lt. Stephen "Chase" Prasnicki. The boys talk about his time on the Army football team with 2010 West Point graduate Carson Williams, who was Chase's best friend. After returning from San Diego, Cons is surprised to realize that the weather in California is actually better than in New York. The boys also wrap the final installment of their Band of Brothers discussion.

ZBT #43: Mike Ergo and The Second Battle of Fallujah  

This week the fellas talk with Mike Ergo about his experiences during the 2nd Battle of Fallujah. Mike talks about his journey from the Marine Corps Band to the Front Lines. He also talks about why he participates in Iron Man competitions. Connor also joins us from San Diego to talk episodes 7-8 of Band of Brothers.

ZBT #42: Chaps Has A Heart Attack, Billy Hurley, And Service Dogs With Amanda Balionis  

Our handsomest boy Chaps had some heart trouble this week, but we at ZBT adapted, improvised and overcame to give you your weekly dose of the podcast on time. Cons brings on Robbie Fox aka Octagon Bob for a round of "I Wanna Be Like You" and talking MMA and the UFC's connection to the military, then interviews PGA golfer, Naval Academy grad and former naval officer Billy Hurley. Then Chaps chats with another figure in the golf world, Amanda Balionis, about her work with service dogs. Download, rate 5*, and smash subscribe bitcc.

ZBT #41: The Longest Kill Shot of All-Time & Band of Brothers  

Chaps is back from his tour in Disneyland for a military-heavy episode of ZBT with Captain Cons. They talk about the the Canadian sniper taking out an ISIS operative with a record-shattering 2.2 mile shot, learning not to worry about what your superior officers are doing, Otto Warmbier, those nerd fighter pilots finally doing something this week and then continue the ZBT Rewatch of the critically-acclaimed Band of Brothers.

ZBT #40: Brigadier General Jack Hammond  

This week on Zero Blog Thirty, Chaps and Cons get into Band of Brothers episodes 3 and 4 as part of their ZBT re-watch of the acclaimed HBO show, talk about their experience with spoils of wars and a Chaps grudge. Then Cons interviews Brigadier General Jack Hammond, ZBT's highest-ranked guest yet, to talk about his career commanding two battalions in Iraq, time in Afghanistan, becoming a general, his work now in veteran care and much more. Download, rate and smash that gosh darn subscribe button.

ZBT #39: Band of Brothers and D-Day  

In this week's ZBT, Chaps and Cons take a deep dive in this week's political intri...just kidding. The guys celebrate D-Day Remembrance Day by kicking off the Zero Blog Thirty Rewatch of HBO Series Band of Brothers with a discussion of episode one. Then the guys have on CPT (P) Pete Bier, instructor of history at West Point, to discuss the stories behind one of the most pivotal days in American history.

ZBT #38: What In The Heck Is Treason?  

Using a weaponized microwave is the new hotness for combating IEDs. The fellas talk about what other house hold items should be weaponized. Also, would Chaps wear a sundress? Would Connor be able to stunt in NYC wearing a nice little classy skirt? Then we bring in Marine Corps LtCol and Attorney James Weirick to talk about Treason, A Few Good Men, and play some MFK.

ZBT #37: Memorial Day Weekend-Til Valhalla  

This week's episode is all about Memorial Day. We share the names of the fallen, celebrate their lives, and tell some stories about our friends who have been killed in action. Folds of Honor Foundation founder and Air Force Fighter Pilot Dan Rooney joins us to talk about how we can help the Gold Star Families. Jerry Thorton also joins us to talk about a D-Day Documentary that is voiced by Patriot's Head Coach Bill Belichick.

ZBT #36: Rapid News And Sexy Rompers  

This week on Zero Blog Thirty, the boy talk about all the craziness of the past week. Connor makes some mistakes by being a certified hater of the romper movement. We get into General Flynn, President Trump, fast-paced news cycles, Top Gun, and Doggie Bag. Busy week and chaotic week. We also give you some memorial day instructions to start the show.

ZBT #35: Director Comey Fired And Nate Boyer  

This week on Zero Blog Thirty, Chaps loses his damn mind and becomes Mad Online. He's upset. They talk about Director Comey getting fired, certain Marines not having to go through boot camp, and then Nate Boyer comes on and things calm down. Nate talks about his life in the Army and his journey from a walk-on at the University of Texas and then again to the NFL. An incredible story by an incredible man. Again... Chaps was mad.

ZBT #34: Killing Osama Bin Laden  

Navy Seal Rob O'Neil joined the boys to talk about killing Osama Bin Laden. Rob walked us through the build up, training and execution of the most famous raid in American history. The boys also talk about Zero Dark 30-23 and military culture.

ZBT #33: Congressman Tom Rooney  

This week on Zero Blog Thirty, the boys welcome Congressman Tom Rooney of Florida to the show. The Congressman currently serves on the House's Permanent Committee on Intelligence, where he is involved with the investigation into Russia's possible meddling with the Presidential election. He also is a strong congressional voice to the crisis in the South Sudan, the Armed Services Committee, and he made Connor smile ear-to-ear when they talk about West Point. Chaps didn't like that part. Rep. Rooney also spoke about how he thinks President Trump and Sec. Mattis' first 100 days have gone. Barstool and the Congress: A match made in heaven. The boys also brought back #DoggieBag and gave a HUGE shoutout to the Coast Guard.

ZBT #32: Kyle Carpenter  

Zero Blog Thirty this week has the honor of hosting Honor of Medal recipient Kyle Carpenter. Kyle comes on to talk about his current life as a student at the University of South Carolina, his service and transition to being a civilian, becoming a motivational speaker, a couple new segments and much, much more. Listen, subscribe and leave a review.

ZBT #31: Pat McAfee and Jason Kander  

This week on Zero Blog Thirty, Connor and Chaps sit down in New York with plenty of interviews. First is Former NFL Pro Bowler and Barstool employee Pat McAfee for a "I Wanna Be Like You" and conversation about the recently rebranded Barstool 'Merica and patriotism. Then Afghanistan veteran and former Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander joins the show to discuss how politics influence military strategy, Donald Trump's policies and style of military leadership, "commander's intent", the US dropping the largest sub-nuclear bomb in their arsenal this week, his organization "Let America Vote" and much, much more. The show ends with Badass of the Week honoring the fallen SSG Mark De Alencar and a surprise ZBT Theatre on Forrest Gump.

ZBT #30: Syria, Mosul and Nerve Agents  

It's a heavy show this week on Zero Blog Thirty. After a little bit of talk about Pretty Little Lies for 14:28 (SPOILERS), Chaps and Cons talk about the chemical attacks in Syria and Mosul with former Marine and journalist from the Washington Post Thomas Gibbons-Neff then an Army officer specializing in Nuclear/Biological/Chemical to educate us on the effects of chemical and nerve agents.

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