Not Really That Famous

Not Really That Famous

Welcome to Not Really That Famous. We are two normal guys from the midwest with a passion for conversation. NRTF is that passion brought to life. We talk about many different topics including health, diet, data, hobbies, and whatever else is going on in the world. Our aim is to highlight the Not Really That Famous people of the world, and have a blast doing it. We have tons of guests with different experiences and insights about life. We hope the stories told here can help shed some light on people who don’t usually have their voices heard. We are all Not Really That Famous in our own way. Thanks for listening! New episodes every Monday. Subscribe to show your support! Visit our website:notreallythatfamous.com Check out the Merch Shop Follow us on Social Media: Facebook: @NotReallyThatFamous Instagram: @NotReallyThatFamous

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March 7, 2022 67 min

The OG Jake Murph joins us today for a fun roundtable full of nostalgia and reminiscence. We dive into Call of Duty Nazi Zombies, stories about food encounters and restaurants, and the brand spanking new Galactic Starcruiser resort at Disneyland. 

Some Topics of conversation include:

The quest to play the OG Nazi Zombies for our generation, Kino Der Toten.

Mike's Latest project is comprised of food content.

The experience of the G...

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A very old friend Miguel Garcia joins us today. The three of us have been friends since high school, and we have a general roundtable/catch-up discussion. Miguel was one of our first guests ever. It was a damn good time getting him back in the studio. 

Some Topics of conversation include:

Miguel's New Job as an HVAC Apprentice

The Olympics

Matt Stafford's Super Bowl Win

and much more. Thanks for listening!

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Xad and I catch up on some recent events. I had to buy myself a new car after my truck had some unexpected repairs. We talk about how I went through that process, which was relatively worry-free, due to the work I've put into the financial IQ over 2021. 

Some Topics of conversation include:

The Rock's New Tequila Brand

The Car Buying Process

Carvana, the new-age dealership. 

and much more. Thanks for listening!

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Brian is a self-taught video game developer for the last 4-5 years. He does contract work for various different companies in the Unreal Engine and works on a variety of different types of projects within the software. He's developed his own game available on Steam called Heroes of Eldemoor. Brian has aspirations of building his own games, but really his focus is having fun and working on creative projects. This is a very cool t...

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January 11, 2022 48 min

We finally get back into the Studio after a crazy busy holiday season. It was tough to get aligned with all the holiday chaos, and my own commitments working for Amazon during this time. We're back on track for a solid 2022, with some amazing guests, and high hopes for NRTF. 

Some Topics of conversation include:

Side Project updates

The holiday Xmas haul for this year, both us and the kids

My struggles working with the city on som...

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November 15, 2021 46 min

Another One-Timer with some updates on what's been going on in the background of my life. 2021 was all about wealth and so I detailed exactly what I am doing on that front. Making money moves in my living situation, my wife's work situation, my stock portfolio, and my side gigs. Let me know what you think!

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Matt Goad is a longtime radio host from Lansing, MI. He started his career doing overnights at radio stations like 100.7 Country's Top Hits. He gives a look into the lifestyle some of these guys lead as career radio professionals. We also touch on Matt's relationship with Sam Vincent, an NBA champion from Lansing. We close out with some NASCAR discussion. This was a great conversation and a huge thanks goes to Matt for comi...

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Bonus Episode about my home-buying experience thus far. I had to pivot to a different lender, after dumping $1000 into the process.  My attempt at commercial real estate, and some cool tidbits I've read in a few books. Thanks for listening!

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Today we have a special episode about how to keep a motivated mindset. Our guest cancelled this week, and I have wanted to do something like this for a while. These are some tips I have picked up over the last year or so. I write down these quotes to keep them present in my mind and keep myself motivated on the end goal. It can be really hard to keep your mind from betraying you, and I suffer from this quite a bit. I wanted to give...

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Jeff is an old friend of ours from high school. He's also one of the players in our D and D campaign, Not Really That Dangerous. Jeff has a twin brother, and we get to hear about what that's like going through life with someone who is an exact physical copy of himself.  He's also an old-school nerd, growing up in a very technology-based home. His father gave him the tech bug, and it's been a huge part of Jeff's ...

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Marianne is a full-time musician and music teacher at Milford Music in Milford, Michigan. She has a spirit that is infectious and gave us our own personal concert in the studio.  "I'm a Feeder" and "Stuck on 75" are two of the songs featured today. Marianne is one of the most talented people we've ever talked to, and we can't thank her enough for coming to do the show. 
 
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Melissa is a health and wellness influencer and director of Living Out Loud with Melissa. A health, wellness and mindset program that helps people find their true selves and be happy in life. Melissa is an incredibly motivating individual and has an inspiring story. She teaches people health, mindset and wellness strategies to help find your focus and be an overall happier person. It was a ton of fun today listening to Melissa talk...

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Josh is the Master Blacksmith and owner of the Bavarian Blacksmith Experience in Frankenmuth, MI. He has made appearances on the History channel on reality shows like Forged in Fire and Knife or Death. Even winning himself a championship title. Josh is a very genuine guy and has spent a decent portion of his life teaching his craft to others. This is what inspired him to open his shop in Frankenmuth. We talk about Josh's beginn...

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Today, the crew dives into a topic that came up a lot in the beginning episodes. Updates on what's going on in our lives. The latest in Netflix shows being watches. And some funny video recaps. 
 
Points of Conversation today include:

15 random facts about Vermont

Australia and Kangaroos

Jupiter's Legacy and Money explained.

And several other random topics. Thanks for Listening!

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Cameron is a returning guest from last year. He just recently finished up his new mud truck, MethFed 2.0. He's super excited and just did the first testing, which went amazingly. We shoot the stuff on several topics today, and have a bomb ass time catching up with Cameron. 
 
Points of Conversation today include:

MethFed 2.0, and how much went into it.

Pokemon Card Collections

Crypto Currency

And how fun having adult money is.

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Chris Wallace is the blacksmith who recently took me and some friends through the Bavarian Inn Blacksmith Experience in Frankenmuth, MI. The place is owned by Josh Weston, who appeared on the uber-popular series "Forged in Fire" on Netflix. Chris has been mentored by Josh for the last year and a half, and we dive into a bunch of cool blacksmith talk today. 
 
Points of Conversation today include:

How Chris found himself emplo...

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Larry Allswede is the owner and founder of Security Auto Glass, which started as a glass repair company. It's now a multi-million dollar business that incorporates glass repairs, replacements, and specialized glass treatments. Larry is an amazing person all around, a great conversationalist, and an excellent motivator. Just talking to him has me ready to take on the world. There are some amazing lessons in this one, and it was ...

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March 31, 2021 62 min

Today Xad and I discuss my recent vacation to Florida. We took a trip to Disney World, and it was magical.  We also went to the zoo for a birthday celebration and the animals were craving attention. 

I also recently took a dive into the world of NFT's, and I'm super excited to talk about it. 

And several other random topics. Thanks for Listening!

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John is a friend from work. A musician, singer, cat-dad, and incredibly intelligent individual.  We had a bomb-ass time talking music, barbershop, and master of disguise quotes. John has been doing audio/video production for several years. He gives us some deep-dive info about music study and his passion for the craft.  John actually went to Nashville for a movie-like start to his singing career. This is a really cool conversation....

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Gary is a good friend of the show. He appeared back when the show was just a pop-up table in Xad's basement. We were super excited to show him the new setup. He has an old school mentality and we enjoy his thoughts and opinions on things from a different perspective than our own. Gary is an excellent conversationalist. 

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