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."
Taking advantage of my daughter's sick day so we could develop our fantasy series. Also includes the short horror story "Lethal Injection."
Talking tattoos, writing, yoga, and jiu jitsu. Also includes the short horror story "Shooting Flies."
Talking yoga, jiujitsu, possible TV series, and how my kids are trying to take over my fantasy novel. Also includes the short horror story, "Reunion."
Mark does a short interview with Jake and Luka. Also includes the never been heard/read short story, "Safety First."
As part of his Father Fotos project, photographer Karl Dominey interviews Mark. Going deep on this episode. Also includes the short horror story, "Hit the Lights."
Photographer Karl Dominey discusses his Father Fotos project and why he loves Training For Warriors. Also includes the short story, "The Artist." For more on Karl visit www.domineyphotography.com
Dealing with a jiujitsu injury and preparing for a back tattoo. Includes the short story "To Catch a Killer"
Why Mark drove 5 hours for a 10 minute chiropractic adjustment and another 2 hours to do an hour in a float tank. Includes the short story, "Wrong Side Tavern."
Mark discusses Monday mornings and this weekend's 10th Planet Youth Center's jiujitsu tournament. Also includes the short story, "Changed Man."
Mark's wrapping up Unlocking the Cage with a message for the fighters. Includes the Unlocking the Cage prologue and the short horror story, "Bad Habits."
Mark checks to see if he's a psychopath and discusses some of the activities that keep him balanced. Includes the short horror story "When it Rains."
Mark and Anthony compete in the Subfighter no-gi grappling tournament and discuss results in the van. Also includes the short story "Split Decision."
Discussing yoga and breathing for recovery and aiding martial arts training, mindset for this weekend's jiujitsu competition, writing with friends, and pursuing passion. Includes two short horror stories.
Mark discusses sharing metal music and his writing with his daughter, and his struggle with social media. Also includes the short horror story, Book of Revelation"
Ben Saunders, a UFC welterweight, and Jeremiah Vance, a 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu brown belt, discuss MMA, jiujitsu, EBI, and Combat Jiu Jitsu. Also includes Mark's short horror story, "No One's Here."