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Around the Halo – Season 2: Episode 6

THIS episode! It's Around the Halo episode six and, although we're missing Jonathan "Bearded Blevins," we've got some great guests for you tonight!

Inspired by the popular show on ESPN, Around the Horn, Around the Halo features four guests who weigh in on topics about sports, pop culture and the news.

Hosted by Little Flower Media COO Matt McClure, guests include Joel Stepanek, father, Vice President of Parish Services for Life Teen International, author and speaker; Darnell Miller, Creative Director of MAX Studios at University of St. Thomas-Houston; Bobby Angel, father, Catholic writer, speaker and podcaster; and Dr. Alex Gotay, father of three, national teen and young adult speaker, author and youth minister at Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Houston, Texas.

Here are the chapters:
2:05 Introductions
6:33 Bonus Chat: Daylight Savings Time
10:18 Rules of ATH
11:02 The Most Wonderful Time of Year
20:23 Unfriended
27:51 Wrong Place, Wrong Time
38:20 Wolves
50:46 I Want to be a Billionaire
56:25 A Winner is Named

Around the Halo – Season 2: Episode 5

Now onto episode 5 of Around the Halo! Our special guest might be the new fan favorite.

Inspired by the popular show on ESPN, Around the Horn, Around the Halo features four guests who weigh in on topics about sports, pop culture and the news.

In this episode, Little Flower Media COO Matt McClure is the host. Guests are Jonathan "Bearded Blevins," CEO of Little Flower Media, Bridget Richardson, Executive Producer of MAX Studios at University of St. Thomas-Houston, Joel Stepanek, Vice President of Parish Services for Life Teen International, author and speaker. Our is special guest Katie Ruvalcaba, better known as @MrsRuvi on Twitch. She's a Catholic, midwestern housewife and Twitch streamer.

Here are the chapters:
1:15 Intros
6:32 Canceled Contracts
13:08 You're (All) in the Army Now
21:55 Unlikely Appointment
36:00 Money Not Spent
46:33 European Expression or Oppression
57:06 A Winner Is Named

Around the Halo – S2: Episode 4

It's episode 4 of Around the Halo and it's a special one! The MAX Studios team is filming in Missouri, so the Stream Team invited two special guests - the voices of The Crunch Catholic Podcast.

Inspired by the popular show on ESPN, Around the Horn, Around the Halo features four guests who weigh in on topics about sports, pop culture and the news.

In this episode, Little Flower Media COO Matt McClure is the host. Guests are Jonathan "Bearded Blevins," CEO of Little Flower Media, and Ethan Stueve and Patrick Neve, hosts of The Crunch Catholic Podcast, the #1 comedy podcast for Catholic young adults in the United States.

Here are the chapters:
1:42 Intros
8:45 Rules of ATH
10:28 Hot Water, Not Pastors
18:26 Pass the Pardon
25:48 A Little Too Organic
33:21 The Spirit of Vatican II
42:05 So Crazy...It Might Work
51:43 A Winner Is Named

Around the Halo – S2: Episode 3

We're on to episode 3 of Around the Halo. We're back in our homes with a new look for you, so check it out!

Inspired by the popular show on ESPN, Around the Horn, Around the Halo features four guests who weigh in on topics about sports, pop culture and the news.

In this episode, Little Flower Media COO Matt McClure is the host. Guests are Jonathan "Bearded Blevins," CEO of Little Flower Media, Darnell Miller, Creative Director of MAX Studios at University of St. Thomas-Houston, Joel Stepanek, Vice President of Parish Services for Life Teen International, author and speaker, and Katie Prejean McGrady, wife, mom, award-winning author, international speaker, podcaster and daily radio show host.

Here are the chapters:
2:07 Intros
5:13 About ATH
6:01 In Your Face Nutrition Labels
12:25 Athletic Temper Tantrums
20:42 Teacher Shortage
32:23 Asteroid Smashing
40:51 A Church Divided
51:17 Comic Relief
1:01:06 A Winner Is Named

Around the Halo – S2: Ep. 2

Around the Halo is live in MAX Studios in Houston, TX again for episode 2!

Inspired by the popular show on ESPN, Around the Horn, Around the Halo features four guests who weigh in on topics about sports, pop culture and the news.

In this episode, we've got three guests for you, but a lot of hilarity ensues! Producing and hosting is Little Flower Media COO Matt McClure. Guests are Jonathan "Bearded Blevins," CEO of Little Flower Media and Bridget Richardson, Executive Producer of MAX Studios at University of St. Thomas-Houston.

Here are the chapters:
4:08 About Around the Halo
5:25 Queen Elizabeth & Monarchy
12:11 Brett Favre Scandal
17:55 Wrestling, UFC, Boxing or None?
23:17 Football is Back 2! Thoughts?
28:21 Buy or Sell: Halloween in September
36:27 Buy or Sell: Butter on Sandwiches
40:03 Buy or Sell: Lions Win on Sunday
42:31 Buy or Sell: Lakes are greater than Oceans
47:39 A Winner is Named

Around the Halo – Ep. 1 (Live) – Season 2 Begins!

It's Season 2 Baby! And we're doing it live ... again! Episode 1 of Around the Halo is live in MAX Studios in Houston, TX to kick off our second season. With a new look and the same treasured guests, you're in for some fun.

Inspired by the popular show on ESPN, Around the Horn, Around the Halo features four guests who weigh in on topics about sports, pop culture and the news.

In this episode, producing the show (off camera) is Little Flower Media COO Matt McClure. Hosting the show is Jonathan "Bearded Blevins," CEO of Little Flower Media. Guests include Darnell Miller, Creative Director of MAX Studios at University of St. Thomas-Houston, Matthew Marcolini, CFO of Little Flower Media, and Bobby Angel, Catholic writer, speaker and podcaster.

Here are the chapters:
9:51 Start the Show
11:26 Rules of Around the Halo
13:11 Introductions
15:30 Summer Glory Stories
23:50 Pumpkin Spiced Everything
29:48 Celebrity Conversions
40:26 Should Popes Retire
50:55 A.I. Content Creator
1:01:45 Rapid Fire Begins
1:02:14 Rings of Power
1:04:40 Football is Back
1:07:16 Delta Tweets
1:10:03 Pet a Lion
1:13:47 A Winner is Named

Around the Halo: Ep 11 – SEASON FINALE

We're on to the season one finale of Around the Halo! Topics for this episode are below.

Hosted by Little Flower Media COO Matt McClure, this episode features Jonathan "Bearded Blevins," CEO of Little Flower Media; Matt Marcolini, CFO of Little Flower Media; Joel Stepanek, Vice President of Parish Services for Life Teen International, author and speaker; and Bridget Richardson, Producer at MAX Studios at University of St. Thomas-Houston.

Topics
0:00 Countdown
10:55 Introductions
14:48 Qatar Bans During World Cup
23:00 Year Long Marriage Prep
35:20 Full Story vs. Headline
41:21 Catholic News Cycle: Good or Bad
51:44 Public Funds for Religious Ed
1:00:45 Sriracha Shortage
1:08:06 A Winner is Named

Inspired by the popular show on ESPN, Around the Horn, Around the Halo features four guests who weigh in on topics about sports, pop culture and the news.

Around the Halo: Ep 10

It's episode 10 of Around the Halo! Topics for this episode are below.

Hosted by Little Flower Media COO Matt McClure, this episode features Jonathan "Bearded Blevins," CEO of Little Flower Media; Matt Marcolini, CFO of Little Flower Media; Joel Stepanek, Vice President of Parish Services for Life Teen International, author and speaker; and Darnell Miller, Producer at MAX Studios at University of St. Thomas-Houston.

Topics
1:05 Introductions
4:39 Interest rates increase
10:56 Cancer Cures...I Am Legend?
21:27 iMessage allows edits/unsend options
29:26 Twitter Bots: Real or Fake News?
44:58 NFL Action against Deshaun Watson
1:01:24 Amber Heard: Cancel Culture Victim?
1:12:22 A Winner is Named

Inspired by the popular show on ESPN, Around the Horn, Around the Halo features four guests who weigh in on topics about sports, pop culture and the news.

Around the Halo: Ep 9

It's episode 9 of Around the Halo! Topics for this episode are below.

Hosted by Little Flower Media COO Matt McClure, this episode features Jonathan "Bearded Blevins," CEO of Little Flower Media; Matt Marcolini, CFO of Little Flower Media; Austin Quick, on social media The Basic Catholic and President & COO @catholicconnect; and Dr. Richard Ludwick, president of University of St. Thomas-Houston.

Topics
1:25 Introductions
5:40 Gas Prediction: Highest Price in 2022
11:23 Monkey Pox: Time to panic?
18:55 Pelosi and Communion
28:22 Are we too connected?
39:28 Should universities require theology/philosophy?
51:18 Favorite Superhero
57:18 Best State for BBQ
1:01:31 Tiebreaker!
1:04:22 A Winner is Named

Inspired by the popular show on ESPN, Around the Horn, Around the Halo features four guests who weigh in on topics about sports, pop culture and the news.

Around the Halo: Ep 8 (live)

We're doing it live! Episode 8 of Around the Halo is live in MAX Studios in Houston, TX! The Stream Team packed up their gear and traveled to Houston to do a live show with a very special guest. Inspired by the popular show on ESPN, Around the Horn, Around the Halo features four guests who weigh in on topics about sports, pop culture and the news.

Topics for this episode are below!

This episode is a little different than others. Producing the show (off camera) is Little Flower Media COO Matt McClure. Jonathan "Bearded Blevins," CEO of Little Flower Media, was on deck for hosting this one. Guests Bridget Richardson, Producer with MAX Studios at University of St. Thomas-Houston, and Matthew Marcolini, CFO of Little Flower Media, were are regulars giving their takes. The team was joined by special guest (came in from Dallas, but originally from Houston) Joseph Bionat, Coordinator for the Word on Fire Institute. Let's go!

Topics
3:20 Introductions
9:59 NBA Playoffs
13:32 Star Gets Injured: Underdog Wins
19:18 Divine Mercy Sunday
27:43 Catholic Celebrities
37:42 Elon Musk Buys Twitter
48:37 Melissa Lucio
57:57 Ketchup or Ranch
1:03:13 Would you rather: 100 years future or past?
1:06:45 A Winner is Named - Sort Of

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