This week on the Coach Von Podcast, Von Decarlo explores middle child syndrome, and blames LiAngelo Ball’s recent woes on not having his own signature shoe. Was his arrest in China a cry out for help? She also discusses the difficulties of the upcoming holiday season, and her plans to visit her family in Pittsburgh.
Von Decarlo takes several slices of humble pie to the head as she discusses the Cleveland Cavaliers. While she’s not quite jumping ship on her early predictions for King and company, she acknowledges that right now, it looks as if the King needs Kyrie, not the other way around as she so boldly stated after Kyrie Irving’s departure to the Boston Celtics. She blames her current basketball predictions on her full time commitment to her stand up comedy career and by the end of the show, she is full of pie.
Von Decarlo finds herself wrapped up in a Twitter beef with strangers and a so called friend when her tweets are taken out of context after she calls out the misuse of the hashtag “#MeToo”. Everything seems out of whack this week as she lives in an alternate reality where she enjoys the Lakers win over the Wizards, and is dismayed by Knicks win over the Cavs in the Cavs 3rd loss in a row.
It’s opening week for the 2017/18 NBA season and Von Decarlo is there for all of the action. Well, sort of, as she tries to figure out her comedy schedule with game nights. In this jam-packed episode she discusses her mixed feelings about Hoodie Melo, suggests that Lavar Ball set his son Lonzo up to be a target on purpose, is in awe with Swaggy P being a fireball new edition to the Warriors, and so much more!
Von Decarlo looks to fill her empty nest syndrome with basketball and comedy. She discusses the NBA opening night schedule and her biggest pet peeve, the Secaucus replay center. She explains why she decided against doing predictions this season, and goes in on JR Smith’s comment about Kyrie Irving being the greatest offensive player he’s ever seen.
Cam Newton, Nelly, and pre-season basketball games are at the top of the list on today’s episode while Von Decarlo tries to decipher whether or not the controversial Dove ad is offensive, or just taken out of context. She also discusses the dangers of being found guilty by accusation and trial by Instagram and Twitter.
Von Decarlo speaks on the mass shooting in Las Vegas and the irony of the San Francisco 49’ers posting a picture of them locking arms and taking a knee as a team with the caption “together”, without Colin Kaepernick. Sports and music used to be the escape for most people, and what typically brings people together, but now what? She also touches on Adam Silver and 2017/18 NBA predictions.
Comedian James Goff joins Von Decarlo to discuss the many issues surrounding Colin Kaepernick and the Take A Knee movement, Carmelo Anthony being traded to OKC, Kyrie Irving being weird on First Take, Lebron James new attitude, and much more.
In this episode of the Coach Von podcast, Von Decarlo further discusses her background and how the name Coach Von morphed into having a double meaning. She speaks about her book “Speak Fluent Man, a memoir about her relationship with the late Comedian Patrice O’Neal. She touches on their history and how she backed out of doing stand-up when he first discovered she was doing comedy. She describes how she now applies Michael Jordan type athletic principles to disciplining herself in her stand-up comedy career.
In this introductory episode, Von Decarlo tells us the origin of the name “Coach Von” and gives listeners a taste of what they can expect on the show moving forward. She touches on the NBA, upcoming WWE events, her beloved Mr. Socko puppet, and more. She describes how a person’s loyalty to their favorite team, or lack there of, can translate into their real life relationships.