The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 215:Dana White. How?
What if I told you that the main person of a upcoming and powerful corporation, who openly detests any type of domestic dispute situations from his employees, gets into an altercation with his spouse on camera; shares his remorse; and then tells everyone that he can’t be reprimanded? And everyone kept it moving? So today on The Ave Podcast, I’m joined by Producer of NPR’s Invisibilia Andrew Mambo as we discuss Dana White slapping his wife on New Year’s Eve, and the perceived silence from the media & his sponsors. Plus we get into the power dynamic of the UFC; share our thoughts on White being beyond punishment (from his POV); & how the effects of this trickles down through the sport & beyond.
The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 213:The Joel Anthony Interview #Part2
Today on the first episode for the New Year of The Ave Podcast, I’m joined by former NBA Veteran & current GM of the Montreal Alliance Joel Anthony. We discuss his journey with the Canadian Elite Basketball League, his current role; the importance of continuing to build the B-Ball culture in Montreal; his thoughts on the rise of NBA players from his hometown. Plus we discuss the concept of sacrificing for your dreams; the roadblocks retired athletes face post-playing career; we get into who has the championship aura within the NBA so far; plus a lot more than that.
*This podcast was originally recorded on Dec. 18th, 2022, about an hour after the ultra-classic World Cup Final between Argentina & France.
The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee.The Official R&B Fantasy Draft
Today on The Ave Podcast, we are launching a special podcast series, introducing the “Official R&B Fantasy Draft”. The Draft is based on a Snake-style format of the greatest R&B singers over the last 42 years, whether it be a soloist or from a group (careers must have started in 1980 with the exception of two artists – I’ll let you guess who). Over the course of the next six Fridays (including an “Honorable Mention” episode), each round will be released as we select these legendary artists into our own Supergroup, consisting of four artists & one producer/production team. You can select anyone from Whitney to Alicia Keys to Normani, It is up to you.
Starting today, this post will be updated as we will be releasing each Round of the podcast series. You can also go directly to the South Shore Ave YouTube Channel to watch each episode. As always, you will be able to listen to the series on ALL MAJOR PODCAST PLATFORMS (Click on the links below). Listen &/or watch, and also subscribe!
As a bonus for you Spotify listeners, the participants and I will be curating The R&B Fantasy Draft Playlist #SouthShoreAve as we share some of our favorite songs that our selection of singers and producers have ever created. This will also be updated every week starting from today, and every Saturday morning thereafter.
* The participants of this series are as follows: Cal Cee (Myself/Host); Singer/EntertainerShalli; DJ Chris Nice(Grooves & Rhythms Mixshow, Fridays 4-6pm on MyLime Radio);Wukup Productions(Wuk Hours, Thurs 2-5pm & Island Fusion Fridays, Fridays 6-8pm on MyLime Radio); & DJ/Producer DJ Keo
The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 205:The Will Strickland Interview
Today on The Ave Podcast, I’m joined by Will Strickland (Director, Full Court 21 Canada & Host of The Open Run Podcast) as we discuss his summer expanding the “World’s Most Unique Basketball Tournament” post-Covid, & what inspired him to create his podcast show. Plus we break down his history working and creating with the media; the state of R&B Music; what he’s looking forward to for the upcoming NBA season, and a lot more than that. Please enjoy.
The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 203.HEADLEYISH
Today on The Ave Podcast, we celebrate the life of our SSA Family Member Headley. I’m joined by the Producer of NPR’s Invisibilia Andrew Mambo; & SSA Family Members: Randall Walter (HC of Excel Hoop’s Prep Basketball Program; HC of Red Rouge AAU Program) & Shawn Adonis, as we discuss the loss of our Family Member, what he meant to us, the impact he had on multiple communities and circles, and a lot more. Plus, we have past guests and current SSA Family Members sharing tributes and stories of his life, as we immortalize Headley in Podcast form.
*As a bonus, I have added some of my favorite episodes that Headley had featured on during the history of South Shore Ave. To listen to the rest, check out the Complete Archives section. Thank you, and special shoutout & love to his family.
Today on the 8th instalment of # M Y S T O R Y, Bill Crothers HS & All-Canadian Basketball player Cheyenne Rowe takes us through her journey. We discuss the origins of her love for basketball; the adventures of being a student-athlete during the Covid era; her decision on choosing James Madison University, and way more than this. Come along for the ride…
Today on the 200th Episode of The Ave Podcast, I’m joined by author Jonathan Boxill & SSA Member Kevin W. as we have a conversation about the 30th Anniversary of LA/Rodney King Riots. We discuss our feelings looking back; how it relates to the social unrest from the last few years; and if there are substantial lessons learned thirty years later.
The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 196:Bel Air Review #Part2
On the latest edition of The Ave Podcast, we continue with Part 2 of the Bel Air Review. We discuss the re-imaging of Hilary Banks, the development of Ashley Banks, and all things Chocolatey Aunt Viv. Plus we break down the last two episodes; get into Geoffrey vs, Uncle Phil, Will’s heart-worned sleeves; and more overall discussions of Season One.
Today on this semi-emergency edition of The Ave Podcast, we discuss the Will Smith – Chris Rock slap fiasco at the Academy Awards; how this affected all the other moments of the Oscars; the residual fallout from it all; and more.
*Intro Clip includes snippet of Dave Chappelle Show, Season 2, Episode 4
**This podcast was recorded before it was confirmed by Chris Rock’s Public Relations Team that he did not make an apology statement last night.