Celebrating 10 years of marriage with a trip to Vegas, fitting in two jiujitsu sessions and handing out advance copies of Unlocking the Cage. Mark also narrates the short story, "Three Sacred Truths"
Mark and Nato discuss the advance copy of Unlocking the Cage and read early reviews. Mark also narrates his short story "Twenty-Four Hour Bullshit."
Finding balance, finishing a novel, and changing limiting beliefs. Mark also narrates his short story "Six Hail Mary's"
Marks talks about how to get a free copy of Unlocking the Cage, what's new with Messiah, and narrates the short story "Eleven Times More Likely"
Mark talks about the new podcast, good friends, and his Help a Homie Out program. Also includes him narrating "30-Day Program."
Mark and his friend, Matt Wight, discuss the writing process and try to measure Mark's madness. Mark also narrates "10 Drops of Bleach" from his novel 25 Perfect Days: Plus 5 More.
Mark discusses his work on Ain't No Messiah and reads a cut scene from it. He also narrates the short story "Nineteen in a Row."
Mark discusses being unable to train jiu jitsu but sticking with a weight cut, hitting the Metallica concert, and interviewing his father. Also includes the new short story "Crossing the Line."
Mark wraps up Unlocking the Cage, focuses on Ain't No Messiah, and narrates"Fifteen" from 25 Perfect Days.
Cutting back on cannabis, increasing nightmares, only playing sissy songs on the guitar, and a slow return to jiu jitsu. Also includes Mark narrating the short story "Twenty-One Seats."
Another episode with Karl Dominey wrapping up the trip to Rhode Island. Mark admits an embarrassing mistake and narrates "Four Percent" from his recently renamed 25 Fucked Up Days.
Coming from Rhode Island, Mark and Karl Dominey discuss the trip, fatherhood, and Unlocking the Cage. Mark also narrates the short story "Nine Months Later."
Mark talks about tattoos, Iron Maiden, why he's distancing himself from social media, and reads the short story "Thirteenth on the List."
Mark talks about his developing fantasy novel, going to see Iron Maiden with his daughter, and reads the short story "29-US89N4X"
How Mark's dealing with the Summertime Blues, results from his wife and daughter's jiujitsu competition, why he's completely shut down all social media for a month, and he announces his dream of starting his own religion. Plus the short story, "Fourteen Angry Marchers."
Mark gives his inflated ego a break and backs off from the narcissism. This episode begins the reading of 25 Perfect Days Plus 5 More, a dystopian mosaic novel. This episode Mark reads "5 Minutes Alone," and talks a bit about why he wrote it.
Mark talks about returning to Brown University, reads an excerpt from Unlocking the Cage and gives an update on the project. Also includes the short story "Instant Terror."
Mark talks tattoos, a new Try Not to Die, and this month's goals. Also includes the short horror story "Out There."
Some results of the MMA sociological study, talk of the fantasy series book cover being tattooed on my back, plus the short horror story "To Feed an Army."
How to coauthor a book with someone who's sensitive. Plus the short horror story "Group Session."