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."
Nato stops by to talk about injuries caused by jiujitsu and the natural ways to recover from them. Sharing yoga with Girl Scouts. And developing our book Try Not to Die: Up in the Club. Includes the short horror story "Midnight Snack."
A short ramble on how my MMA project and training jiujitsu has improved my life. Includes my most romantic short story "Every Precious Second."
Catching up with Jon Michael Holland, a brown belt and co-owner/head instructor of 10th Planet Bethlehem/Finishers MMA. Jon talks about the upcoming EBI where he will be competing in the Combat JiuJitsu tournament. Also includes the short horror story, "Woodshop After Math."
Mark examines his obsession with death and how he's become more positive. Includes the short story, "Shades of Death."
Mark and his 3-year-old son, Jake, hang out in their tent and read from Triple S. Agency: Puzzle at the Preschool.
Mark and Ken Kanenbley discuss yoga, creating your reality, and the Try Not to Die they're creating. Also includes the short horror story "Mommy's Big Boy"
Nato stops by to discuss ionic foot detox, this weekend's dietary cleanse, and writing. Includes the short horror story "Glory."
Mark stops by Anthony's new travel trailer to talk about Anthony's month in Phoenix, plans for the new year, and why Mark has been in a much better mood. Also includes the short horror story, "Twisted Memory."
Mark takes a gi class at Gracie Gym OC then interviews head coach, BJJ black belt, Magno Almeida. Magno explains why he stopped competing in MMA, how teaching jiu jitsu fulfills him, and why his faith is such an important part of his life. Also includes the short horror story, "The Infidels' Prayer" (graphic violence)
Here's a look at the creative process as Mark and Fortunato Lipari discuss the book they'll be co-authoring in the Try Not to Die series. More sex, drugs, and violence. I'm sensing a pattern.
Also includes the short horror story "Each Dawn I Die."
Marshall Stamper stops by to talk about meditation, yoga, being an accountant, and the book we're creating, Try Not to Die: in Chiang Mai. Includes the short horror story "Shooting Flies."