Episodes
Listen now | Last time, we went serious. This time we takled about, among other things: Why Tjarks is an NBA lifer and I am not. This is a public episode. Get access to private episodes at houseofstrauss.substack.com/subscribe
Published 01/17/22
Published 01/17/22
Here’s the free audio version of this article. This is a public episode. Get access to private episodes at houseofstrauss.substack.com/subscribe
Published 01/15/22
Listen now | Ross Barkan is an extremely sharp journalist, independent thinker and seasoned Substacker. I asked him: Which world, political or NBA media, is more corrupt? This is a public episode. Get access to private episodes at houseofstrauss.substack.com/subscribe
Published 12/16/21
Listen now | A pod about making sports television with Michelle Beadle. In it, we discuss: Leaving the ESPN viper’s nest and much more. This is a public episode. Get access to private episodes at houseofstrauss.substack.com/subscribe
Published 12/06/21
Listen now | Hey audience. Substack superstar Matt Taibbi stopped by HoS to share his no b******t perspective on, among other topics: The journalism industry, his critics... This is a public episode. Get access to private episodes at houseofstrauss.substack.com/subscribe
Published 11/17/21
We are joined by Colin Cowherd, the preeminent sports talker in all the land. On this podcast we discuss: Aaron Rodgers’ hamartia Why Colin succeeded after leaving ESPN What’s wrong with ESPN Political misalignment between media and fans Why younger sports talk personalities are struggling to find an audience This is a public episode. Get access to private episodes at houseofstrauss.substack.com/subscribe
Published 11/04/21
On this HoS Pod, we are visited by favorite guest Amin Elhassan and NBA agent Nate Jones. On the docket: Real time reaction to allegations of Suns owner Robert Sarver using racist and sexist language. Why NBA players need the hated media. My article on Adrian Wojnarowski disseminating a social media résumé to potential sources. Why Nate thinks the Warriors should get Ben Simmons. This is a public episode. Get access to private episodes at houseofstrauss.substack.com/subscribe
Published 10/25/21
Listen now | Nancy Rommelmann is an excellent author, reporter and conversationalist. Here, we talk about the time she interviewed John Wayne Gacy, murderers, my Rachel Nichols article, and whether an adherence to Internet narrative is causing real life to collapse. This is a public episode. Get access to private episodes at houseofstrauss.substack.com/subscribe
Published 10/14/21
So, to warn the sports contingent of subscribers, this one isn’t a sports podcast. It is, however, about the broader issue of how to deal with criticism.  This is a public episode. Get access to private episodes at houseofstrauss.substack.com/subscribe
Published 10/01/21
At age 33, with a wife and young son, The Ringer NBA writer Jonathan Tjarks was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. He’s reacted with remarkable stoicism to this news, even if he didn’t feel all too stoic at first. Jonathan’s a fascinating guy and someone’s who totally unique in sports media. I loved getting his perspective on life and hope you will too. This is a public episode. Get access to private episodes at houseofstrauss.substack.com/subscribe
Published 09/20/21
Wosny Lambre of The Ringer fame stops by the HoS to discuss the prompt, “Is Twitter real life?” I’m not sure we fully answered that question, but we got into a whole range of issues I wasn’t expecting, including Wos’ takes on AOC, Nancy Pelosi, and whether he’d actually broach his misgivings about Obama’s presidency to Barack in person. Obviously, if you aren’t much for the politics, this pod could be outside your wheelhouse. Still, I’d recommend it for all because Wos just happens to be so...
Published 09/18/21
Listen now | House of Strauss pod is back! This time, we welcome one of the best writers on the internet, Freddie DeBoer.  Get full access to House of Strauss at houseofstrauss.substack.com/subscribe
Published 09/10/21
I keep hearing from people that, these days, they prefer the audiobook experience to reading. So here’s Nike’s End of Men, as part of our new Narrated Article series.
Published 09/08/21
Hey audience. So I keep hearing from people that, these days, they prefer the audiobook experience to reading. Rather than mourn how we’ve degenerated into philistines or whatever, I’m here to serve the damned need. Since this article appeared to strike a nerve, I wanted to start with it and make it free for all listeners. Future narrated articles will indeed require a subscription, though. And yes, this is my voice doing the reading, for good and for ill. I take a sick amount of pride in...
Published 09/08/21
Amin Elhassan stops by to talk playoffs, memes and Ben Simmons  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 06/24/21
Tom Haberstroh stops by for one our best conversations yet on House. We discuss KD, the injury tsunami, and media hypocrisy on player autonomy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 06/17/21
Tom Haberstroh stops by for one our best conversations yet on House. We discuss KD, the injury tsunami, and media hypocrisy on player autonomy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 06/16/21
Amin Elhassan stops by to talk Suns rebuild, Damian Lillard’s coaching request and the Bucks’ struggles. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 06/09/21
The Ringer's Big Wos stops by to talk Knicks-Hawks, stock in Trae Young, rowdy fans, and other things. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/27/21
Part Three of The Athletic’s Origins story for Dell Technologies ‘Small Business Podference’ series. In this episode The Athletic’s co-founders Alex Mather and Adam Hansmann continue on about the company’s expansion into the U.K., how the team got through the shutdown of sports and challenges that lay ahead. Writers, Marcus Thompson, Anthony Slater, Zach Harper and David Aldridge give their thoughts on that process as well. For the complete lineup of episodes,...
Published 05/15/21
Part Two of The Athletic’s Origins story for Dell Technologies ‘Small Business Podference’ series. In this episode The Athletic’s co-founders Alex Mather and Adam Hansmann continue on about the company’s first steps into the marketplace. The challenges they met selling this idea to investors, and journalists they were trying to recruit, specifically with the expansion into the Bay Area. Writers, Marcus Thompson and Anthony Slater give their thoughts on that process as well. For the complete...
Published 05/15/21
Part One of The Athletic’s Origins story for Dell Technologies ‘Small Business Podference’ series. In this episode we hear from The Athletic’s co-founders Alex Mather and Adam Hansmann about how they met, how an idea for better sports coverage materialized into a significant media player in the sports landscape and the spirit at the heart of The Athletic’s culture. For the complete lineup of episodes, visit delltechnologiespodference.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...
Published 05/15/21
NBA Populism rabble rousers Saam Esfandiari and Andy Liu stop by to discuss the newly great Golden State Warriors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/05/21
Amin Elhassan stops by to discuss locker room secrets, media omertas, the rising Suns and Steph Curry’s Warriors situation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 04/30/21