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Episode 28: The H-Bomb Ties Interview

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Episode 36: Big Pharma and Medicinal Marijuana.
On this episode, Matthew and Andy share their opinions on big Pharma and medicinal marijuana. Enjoy! -TM
May 31, 2019
Episode 35.
On this episode Matthew and Andy talk about new music that they've found, bands that they're listening to, and then talk about how dreadful the Cleveland Indians are this season. Enjoy! -TM
May 29, 2019
Episode 34: Violence in Video Games and Music.
On this episode, Matthew and Andy share their opinions on why they think violence in video games and music sometimes does and does not influence people to commit violent crimes. Enjoy! -TM
April 26, 2019
Episode 33: Sports Talk
On this episode, Matthew and Andy discuss sports and player's salaries and how baseball should have a salary cap. Matthew gives a shout out in the episode to H-Bomb ties, for personally delivering a tie to Matthew's father for his father's birthday. H-Bomb Ties website: Enjoy! -TM
April 14, 2019
Episode 32: A Rant
On this short episode, Matthew and Andy talk about how tired they are of celebrities getting away with illegal things just because of their social status and money. Enjoy! -TM
April 14, 2019
Episode 31
On this episode, Matthew and Andy talk about the Super Bowl, violence with sports players, the Cleveland Indians offseason, etc. Enjoy! -TM
February 22, 2019
Episode 30.
Hey all! We're sorry about the delays with episodes! This one should've been released a little bit ago, just a heads up when you hear super bowl predictions. Anyways, here's episode 30! Enjoy! -TM
February 19, 2019
Episode 29: Update #2
On this episode, Matthew and Andy discuss various subjects. For example, how their holidays went, the New England Patriots and Chiefs game, concussions in the NFL, Cleveland Indians, Cleveland Browns, etc. We will be starting a new sports section once the baseball season comes around. We will not only talk about baseball, but football, and some basketball and hockey. Enjoy! -TM
January 29, 2019
Episode 28: The H-Bomb Ties Interview
On this episode, Matthew and Andy chat with John and Tera Chmura from H-Bomb Ties! John and Tera give some background information about their son Harrison who has Down syndrome and Autism and how he loves bow ties. These parents share how they took his love for bow ties and turned that into a business. We also talked about each design for the bow ties, the creative process behind naming each bow tie, how they promote their business, their fun themes for each day of the week, etc. Thank you both for coming on the show! We had a lot of fun! Enjoy -TM
January 4, 2019
Music Talk: With Jason O'Connor
Well this started off as an episode talking about Led Zeppelin, but we ended up talking about other bands and types of music. Thank you again, Jason for coming on to chat with us! Enjoy! -TM
January 2, 2019
Episode 27: Podcasting
On this episode, Matthew and Andy talk about the equipment they use, what platform they use to record, what platform they post the episodes to, little tips and tricks to podcasting that we have picked up along the way, etc. Enjoy! -TM
December 28, 2018
Episode 26: The Holiday Season
On this episode, Matthew and Andy talk about how crazy the holiday seasons are. Also, Andy talks about how insane it is to work retail during the holiday season. Matthew brings up family traditions, his dislike for elf on the shelf and much more. We want to thank and wish you all a Merry Christmas tomorrow and we want to thank you all for listening and supporting the show! There's plenty more in store for 2019. Enjoy! -TM
December 25, 2018
Episode 25: The Jessica Yaeger Interview
On this episode, Matthew sat down and chatted with a longtime friend, Jessica Yaeger. They reminisced about old days, and discussed Jessica's passion, baking. We talk about how she has started her own baking business called Sweet Lilly Creations on the side and how her business is doing. P.s. thank you Lilly for being so patient while I interviewed your mom! You can find her business on Instagram and Facebook by typing in Sweet Lilly Creations. Enjoy! -TM
December 21, 2018
Episode 24: The Tim Becker Interview
On this episode, Matthew sat down with Tim Becker, a professional financial advisor. They discuss the benefits of saving money early, his investment philosophy, the services he provides, Roth IRA, 529 Plan, and many other important financial topics. This was a very informative interview. We'd strongly recommend listening to this one if you're looking for some financial advice. Thank you all for the questions from Facebook and Instagram! Tim had fun doing this and answering your questions! Enjoy! -TM
December 18, 2018
Episode 23: The Punch Drunk Tagalongs Interview
On this episode, Matthew and Andy chat with two of the four members of Punch Drunk Tagalongs! We discussed what it's like being a signed band, the ups and downs of touring, what music influenced them to play as musicians, what music influenced their band, etc. Thank you guys for coming on! We'd love to have you back on soon! Check them out on all music streaming apps! Give them a like or follow on Facebook or Instagram. Enjoy. -TM
December 14, 2018
Episode 22: The Kevin Kopanski Interview.
On this episode, Matthew and Andy sit down with Kevin to talk about his passion for photography. We talk about how he got interested in it, where he went to school, and how came to run his own photography business. We also talked about mental health issues. We had a great time having him on and would love to have him on again! Enjoy! -TM
December 11, 2018
Artist Talk Episode 2: Slipknot with David Dickinson
On this segment of Artist Talk, we had David Dickinson come on and talk about Slipknot and their album Iowa. We discussed that at length but then talked about Slipknot in general. We also discussed a few other bands and music festivals. Enjoy! -TM
December 7, 2018
Episode 21: The C-Level Interview.
On this episode we had the dudes from a band called C-Level come on and they were hilarious! Thank you guys again for coming on and for the laughs. Check them out on Spotify, like them on Facebook and or Instagram. They also have new shows and music coming up very shortly. Enjoy. -TM
December 4, 2018
Episode 20: Being Misdiagnosed as Bipolar Type 2.
On this episode, Matthew opens up about being misdiagnosed as Bipolar Type 2, and a health scare that happened prior to being misdiagnosed. Enjoy. -TM
November 26, 2018
Episode 19: The Kevin Freeman Interview.
On this episode, Matthew talks with Kevin about his passion, powerlifting. We discuss how he got started, who inspired him, his competitions, etc. Thank you so much Kevin for coming on and chatting! We'd love to have you back on at some point! Enjoy! -TM
November 24, 2018
Artist Review Series: Episode 1. Linkin Park
Matthew and Andy started a new series where they talk about bands that they like, their albums, their progression in sound, and top favorite songs from each that band we discuss. On this particular episode, we talk about Linkin Park and their album "Hybrid Theory." Enjoy! -TM
November 19, 2018
Episode 18: Veterans and Veteran's Day
We recorded this on Veteran's Day. We give thanks to Veteran's who have served and to those who are currently serving. We also talk about PTSD that military members face from serving, how they were/are treated after coming home from war. Enjoy! -TM
November 15, 2018
Update Episode.
Here's a quick update from Andy and Matthew about their new gear, an advertisement for a local coffee shop that opened up, about people coming on the show, a possible music segment, and a shout out to Do Rad Things.
November 10, 2018
Episode 17: The Katie and Cierra Interview
On this episode of Talk Matters, Andy and I (Matthew) sit down with Katie and Cierra to talk about their upcoming trip to teach ABA in developing countries, Do Rad Things, Global Autism Project, and more! To follow them on their journey, follow them on Instagram and or like them on Facebook at Do Rad Things. This was a really fun interview and we can't thank everyone involved enough for this episode. We do not own the rights to the intro and outro songs. Thank you for listening and enjoy! -TM
October 25, 2018
Episode 16: Drug Issues and Issue 1
On this episode Andy and I (Matthew) talk about the drug problem the world is currently facing and what issue 1 is all about. We do not own the rights to the intro and outro songs. You can also find this episode on Spotify. Thank you and enjoy! -TM
October 21, 2018
Episode 15: The Lauren Hogan Interview.
On today's episode, I (Matthew) sit down and talk about a topic that I always enjoy talking about, and that's mental health. I can't thank Lauren enough for coming on to the show and being courageous to be open about her own struggles. Both intro and outro songs are from Movements, Talk Matters Podcast does not own the rights to the songs. Thank you and enjoy! -Talk Matters
October 14, 2018
Episode 14: The David Dickinson Interview.
Andy and I sat down and talked with David about music, bands from Ohio, his successful weight loss journey, his internship, etc. Talk Matters does not own the intro and outro songs to this episode. Intro song is by Pantera and outro song is by The Color Morale. Please excuse the slight echo! Enjoy! Thank you! -Talk Matters
October 10, 2018
Episode 13: Sports Talk
On this episode of Talk Matters, Andy and I talk about baseball and a few other sports. We talk about the postseason coming up and how we feel about the Cleveland Indians. We do not own the rights to the opening track or outro track. You can also find this episode at: Enjoy. Thank you!
September 29, 2018
Episode 12: Education
On this episode of Talk Matters, Andy and I talk about what it was like growing up struggling throughout school, how everyone learns differently, and how schools should start taking a new approach to get students excited about learning. Intro song is by Wage War and outro song is by Knocked Loose. We do not own any of the rights to either songs. You can also find this episode at: Enjoy. Thank you!
September 25, 2018
Episode 11: Favorite Concerts
On this episode Andy and I talk about favorite concerts that we've been to and we briefly discuss the drug and alcohol culture of the music scene. You can also find this episode at: Enjoy! -TM
July 8, 2018
Episode 10: The Jason O'Connor Interview
On this episode, Andy and I sit down and talk with Jason O'Connor about living a drug free lifestyle, random bar stories, and other various topics. We had a lot of fun and a lot of laughs throughout this podcast. Thank you so much Jason for coming on and chatting with us! Talk Matters does not own the rights to the intro and outro songs. Those belong to Emarosa and I See Stars. Enjoy! -TM
June 4, 2018
Episode 9: The Lexi Santiago Interview
On this episode of Talk Matters, I (Matthew) sat down with a good friend of mine to reminisce about how we met, her accomplishments, giving back, poetry, her future endeavors, etc. Thank you again, Lexi for taking the time out of your day to come on the show and talk with me! We always seem to have amazing conversations! Enjoy! -TM
May 30, 2018
Episode 8: The Young Flaco Interview.
On this episode, we interviewed an upcoming rap artist, Young Flaco. We talked about what artists influenced him to rap, his songs and how he came to write them, future plans for music, and talked about hip-hop in general. Thank you again, Young Flaco for coming on! You can hear his latest song "Run It" in the link below. You can also find him on Instagram at: youngflaco216 Enjoy! -TM
May 29, 2018
Episode 7: The Dave Deitke Interview
On this episode, I (Matthew) got to sit down and do Talk Matters' first face to face interview with Dave Deitke! We reminisced about being in a band in high school, being in bands in general, musical influences, and music therapy. Dave's a really great guy and I can't thank him enough for taking the time to come on the podcast and chat. Talk Matters doesn't own the rights to the intro song by Dave Deitke's band "C-level" and the outro song is called "Silvertongue" by Young The Giant. Enjoy! -TM
May 26, 2018
Episode 6: Bullying
On this episode, Andy and I (Matthew) talk about bullying that we've experienced personally, that we've seen, and bullying that's going on today with social media. Enjoy! -TM
May 24, 2018
Those Darn Millennials.
On today's episode, Andy and I talk about some of the things us as Millennials are apparently "ruining" and our thoughts on why we believe older generations aren't too fond of Millennials. Intro song belongs to Trivium and outro song belongs to Slipknot. Talk Matters does not own the rights to those two songs. You can also find episodes on Soundcloud at this link Enjoy! -TM
May 24, 2018
Music Talk Episode 3 part 2.
This is part 2 of the Music Talk episode. During this episode, Andy and I reminisce about being in a band, shows we played, our favorite shows we played, and our least favorite shows. The intro song and outro song do not belong to Talks Matter. All copyrights/rights for those songs belong to Metallica and Breaking Benjamin. Enjoy!
May 24, 2018
Episode 3 Music Talk part 1
Introducing my new co-host Andy Augustin! For part 1, Andy and I sit down and talk about music that has influenced us growing up. The music clips in the beginning and end are not owned by this podcast. The intro song is A New Level by Pantera, and the outro song is Faint by Linkin Park. All credit goes to Pantera and Linkin Park. These are only shared for entertainment. No money was earned in the making of this. Enjoy!
May 24, 2018
Life As A Parent With A Child With Autism.
This afternoon, I got the chance to sit down and talk to Colleen Falke Errington about what life is like as a parent with a child with Autism. For more info, questions or to work with Colleen, check out or Email or to join Autism Warrior support emails:
May 24, 2018
Introduction Episode
Welcome to Talk Matters podcast! A podcast about everything and anything. Enjoy!
May 24, 2018
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