Episode 071: Santi’s Speech Impediment & BeBe Winans Interview

May 15, 2018
Santi opens up about his life long battle with stuttering. He goes into when it started, what he thinks about when he's speaking, and how far, he feels, he's come. It's an eye-opening and honest look into the world of people with speech impediments.
 
Ramiro interviewed legendary R&B and Gospel artists BeBe Winans. BeBe's new musical, Born For This: A New Musical playing Emerson Theatre June 15th - July 15! It celebrates the incredible true story of BeBe and CeCe Winans (sister). Two siblings following their hearts and finding their destiny as performers. For Tickets: artsemerson.org
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Episode 070: The Avengers, Daveed Diggs & Rafael Casal Interview

May 3, 2018
The Avengers is out! We discuss and break down the movie. We share our theories and predictions for the next Avengers film.
 
I also interviewed Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal. They wrote and starred the movie Blindspotting. Here's what the movie is about, according to RottonTomatoes.com: "Collin (Daveed Diggs) must make it through his final three days of probation for a chance at a new beginning. He and his troublemaking childhood best friend, Miles (Rafael Casal), work as movers, and when Collin witnesses a police shooting, the two men's friendship is tested as they grapple with identity and their changed realities in the rapidly-gentrifying neighborhood they grew up in."
 
Blindspotting is out July 27th, 2018
 
Thanks for the support!
 
Santi
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Episode 069: Santi Thought His Wife Was Cheating

April 24, 2018
Over the past few weeks, Santi convinced himself his wife was having an affair.  He didn't have any proof or concrete evidence to back up his theory. This was all conjured up in his crazy mind. That assumption possibly lead to him crossing the line of trust between him and his wife.
 
Ramiro is the middle of moving hell and he's stressed out about it.  At this point, nothing is going right and he's at his limit.
 
What is a breaking the law in the world of "New Media"?  What can someone do to get arrested?  What is an invasion of privacy? And, what will get you sent to jail? All valid questions in today's society.
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Episode 068: Jealousy In Our Marriages

April 17, 2018
Ramiro and Santi open up about jealousy in their marriages. Ramiro thinks Santi dances a little too close to the line of flirting. Not in the sense of danger, but more like perception from outside eyes and not in the cheating sense. Santi does his job of defending it, and a pretty convincing one too. They also talk about certain people who have approached their wives and how would they react.
 
This episode also brings back some of the Hollywood Sex scandals. Santi has a tougher time seeing actors on the screen after certain scandals. Ramiro has an easier time separating reality from acting.
 
Ramiro claims he LOVES the new Avengers movie, even though the movie hasn't come out yet. WIERD.
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Episode 067: Santi’s Weight Gain

April 11, 2018
Ramiro's wife is less than a week away from running The Boston Marathon. Ramiro says she's ready to go, he also talks about his race day plan and gives us an update on her fundraising.
 
Santi has been pretty candid about his current and lifelong weight battle. He says he's about 25lbs overweight, at the moment. He explains why he put on weight, his current challenges, and how he plans on dropping the weight.
 
 
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Episode 066: Bigfoot Researcher & Karen Sama from 826 Boston

April 3, 2018
Our search for a Big Foot expert is drawing closer! Since the start of this podcast, we've discussed many Big Foot related topics. Well, we're one step closer to our goal. On this episode, we interview the beautiful soul that is Karen Sama. Karen is the Lead Researcher for the Greater Boston Big Foot Research Institute. She's also the K-8 Program Director of 826 Boston. A nonprofit youth writing and publishing organization that empowers traditionally underserved students. They focus on kids between the ages of 6-18, helping them find their voices and tell their stories.
 
For more information of 826 Boston, check out: http://826boston.org
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Episode 065: Kids Getting Hurt

March 27, 2018
After a short break...WE'RE BACK!  
 
I've (Santi) been spending a lot of time on the weekends snowboarding. I have been using this time to get caught up on time with the wife and kids. Ramiro has been in the middle of a very stressful time. He's buying a new house while trying to sell two. In other words, life has tied us down a bit and forced us to take a little break. #BreakOver
 
In this episode we get into some funny stories of our kids getting hurt. This conversation started after Santi told a story how his daughter almost fell off a chair lift. To many, these are also known as "parental fails".
 
-Santi
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Episode 064: No Power & Poop

March 9, 2018
I'm going to get right to the point. Both Ramiro and I went a few days without power. It sucked. Ramiro still, as of the recording of this episode, doesn' have power...And he has a cold.
 
After our short but extensive "first world" complaining we evolved into "poop talk". We got pretty real with some of our stories about possibly pooping one's pants...
 
Enjoy!
 
Santi
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Episode 063: The State Of Our Podcast

February 28, 2018
The State Of Our Podcast
 
The Talk Stars Podcast has hit a major milestone. We cover the history of the podcast, some of the conflicts in the past, and where the future lies.
 
We also dive into gun control. We both have different opinions and where we lie as a nation with guns. We attempt to take a look at some solutions and exploring some of the recent talks.
 
Black Panther...We are both are huge comic fans. We both saw Black Panther and we share our thoughts!! Did you see it? What do you guys think?
 
Enjoy!!
 
-Santi
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Episode 062: Marathon Training & Santi’s Weight Battles

February 23, 2018
Ramiro's wife is two months away from running her first marathon. She's in full-swing into her training. Ramiro takes this time to reflect on his past marathon training and the many funny moments along the way.
 
We also catch up on Santi's constant battle with his internal, and external weight battles. Santi also says, once again, now he's going to get back into shape.
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