GloucesterCast 371 With Ralph DiGiorgio, Chris McCarthy, Pat & Jimmy Dalpiaz, Nichole Schrafft, Kim Smith and Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 12/22/19
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Mom’s Kitchen will be moving across the street to some new digs!
Rocky Neck New Year’s Day Plunge 11:00AM New Year’s day
The Rocky Neck New Year’s Day Plunge
Ororo heated jacket
Ken Hecht writes:
The winners of the Gloucester Holiday Window Decorating Contest are in! And of the 86 participants, by popular vote, here they are!
BLACKBEAR BARBER SHOP!
BARRETT REAL ESTATE!
Kids figuring out how to order from Alexa and parents astounded when thousands of dollars of toys arrive at their doorstep.
Feather and Wedge always a winner. Sunday Brunch happening now (if you’re listening to the livestream)
Train to Celtics $17.50 round trip double decker from Beverly station, you can park in front of Beverly Station after 4pm. No backpacks allowed in the Garden. Sully’s Tap backpack checking service. $10
Tasty Burger: Inexpensive, right outside North Station very good!
Citymapper app for travel is a must link here
Christmas- What is at the top of your XMAS list?
List of places that invited to host us for future live podcasts- Beauport Hotel, Great Marsh Brewing, The Crow’s Nest, 1623 Studios, Mom’s Kitchen (new spot). We’re taking the show on the road this winter. Should be fun.
The Human Toll of the 2019 Media Apocalypse More than 3,000 journalists lost their jobs this year.eing a journalist in 2019 meant working under the gun. In January, over a thousand journalists lost their jobs as layoffs hit Gannett, BuzzFeed, AOL, and HuffPost. Vice laid off 250 employees in February; New York Media laid off 32 employees in March; in April, G/O Media let go of 25 people. New Orleans’ Times-Picayune let go the entire staff, 161 employees, in May after the newspaper was sold to a competitor; in August, Pacific Standard shut down after a decade of publishing. No company or sector of news was spared. NBCUniversal laid off 70 employees in two rounds of layoffs in August and September. Spin Media Group cut 29 jobs in September and January; Cox Media Group, which owns the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, announced plans to lay off 87 people in September. Sports Illustrated laid off more than 40 employees in October. In November, the Toronto Star and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation had a combined 108 layoffs.
Meteor shower tomorrow night
Eagle on East Main
. There are causes, diseases, news stories, etc. that touch different people in different ways and for different reasons. Pete’s story shakes me to the core. Living the life ..on top of the world…crazy bright future… then wham. Truly a parents worst nightmare….. as I look at my boys and hope/pray what their futures look like. Yet he did SOOO much good. Amazing family.
Christmas: married couples should have a sit down meeting and discuss how they are going to attack holidays once they have children. Would I have done it differently? Less from Santa more from us. Less gifts in the beginning. We were so excited for the first few christmases that we set the bar high….now it’s hard to start doing less.
Freddy and I could never keep our stories straight… it’s a miracle they ever actually believed in Santa. 🤦🏻♀️
Finn still 100% believes! Thatch doesn’t… there was never a “dude what the hell… what do you mean there’s no Santa conversation”… he just stopped believing. No questions?? Weird.
Favorite childhood Xmas memories/traditions.
Paying it forward story. I went to the drive they at dunks the other day. Pulled up to the window to pay for my large coffee ($2.47) and the girl said “you’re all set.” The guy in front of me (in a super nice Mercedes) has paid for it. Nice, right?! So, I say “ok. Let me pay for the person behind me.” Turns out they ordered $12.60 worth of crap. What would you have done??