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A podcast about the pursuit of knowledge through interesting and engaging conversation, hosted by Agent Palmer. Released every other Tuesday.

Aug 9, 2022

Episode 77 features Ty Hildenbrandt, co-host of The Solid Verbal, a college football podcast. We discuss college football, the changing sports media landscape, go behind the scenes of the podcast, dive into our formative years and the impact that SportsCenter had on us, and much much more.

Throughout the conversation, we discuss:

  • Why College Football
  • Sports Illustrated / Journalism
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Sports Media
  • Ty's Career Trajectory
  • It started with a blog...
  • SportsCenter as something formative
  • The Sports Reporters
  • Growing up a Sports Fan
  • Regional and Tribal College Football
  • Notre Dame
  • Penn State
  • Choosing fandom
  • The Saturday Campus Experience
  • College Football's proliferation
  • The year-round spectacle
  • Everyone can find their home
  • Losing team's beat writer's recap
  • The Solid Verbal podcast history
  • Rivalries
  • And much more

Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode

The Solid Verbal






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You can also hear more Palmer occasionally on Our Liner Notes, a musical conversation podcast with host Chris Maier or as co-host of The Podcast Digest with Dan Lizette.

Music created and provided by Henno Heitur of Monkey Tongue Productions.

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