The True Philadelphia Podcast with Matt O'Donnell
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Introducing the brand new True Philadelphia Podcast with Matt O'Donnell. Philadelphia's morning news guy for 6abc Action News talks to the "true" people of Philadelphia and the surrounding region. They are tough, they are frank, they fascinating and they are ours! Launching in 2019. Previously known as the Travel Mug Podcast. All previous episodes will remain available for listening.
||CleanS2 E1: Ask Me Anything With Governor Tom Wolf (D-PA)||The True Philadelphia Podcast||2/11/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLaunching in 2019: "The True Philadelphia Podcast with Matt O'Donnell"||The True Philadelphia Podcast with Matt O'Donnell||1/1/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE23: The Original Phillie Phanatic on Whether He Dreams in Costume, If He Loves Gritty and If He Ever Feared Someone Would Kill Him at a Game||The Travel Mug Podcast||11/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE22: "American Woman" Lauren Hart on Nailing the National Anthem Every Time||The Travel Mug Podcast||10/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE21: Former Congressman Charlie Dent (R-PA) on Moderates in Washington (Or Lack Thereof), Plus Why Everyone Is Fighting With Everyone Else||The Travel Mug Podcast||10/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE20: Villanova Coach Jay Wright Joins Matt O'Donnell on the Travel Mug Podcast||The Travel Mug Podcast||10/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE19: The Fear of Failure and Its Unexpected By-Product - Success!||The Travel Mug Podcast||9/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE18: WNBA Superstar Elena Delle Donne on Michael Jordan vs. Lebron James, Hitting 300-Yard Drives, Being Really Tall (She's 6'5") and 'Burnout'||The Travel Mug Podcast||8/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE17: Phillies Manager Gabe Kapler on Baseball Analytics, Charles Barkley, Tough Fans and More||The Travel Mug Podcast||8/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE16: "The Reset" - A special episode of the Travel Mug Podcast||The Travel Mug Podcast||7/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE15: Preston Elliot's Life Drumming in a Popular Cover Band and What It Did to His Hearing||The Travel Mug Podcast||7/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE14: Action News Fitness Expert on Why You Need to be Selfish Sometimes||The Travel Mug Podcast||6/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE13: Going Too Far Out With Philadelphia's "Cool Astronomer"||The Travel Mug Podcast||6/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE12: Inside Story 'Deep Dive' with Philadelphia City Council President Darrell Clarke||The Travel Mug Podcast||6/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE11: The Movie Matriarch of the Delaware Valley||The Travel Mug Podcast||5/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE10: Action News Morning Team Trivia!||The Travel Mug Podcast with Matt O'Donnell||5/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE9: Black Lives Matter Activist Defends His Provocative Tactics||The Travel Mug Podcast with Matt O'Donnell||4/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE8: Geeking Out on Van Halen||The Travel Mug Podcast with Matt O'Donnell||4/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE7: Dirty Harry Shows His Soft Side||Michael Chitwood, who leads the Upper Darby Police Department, talks to Matt O'Donnell about the heartbreaking incident that convinced him to temporarily stop carrying a gun on the job, plus Black Lives Matter, "emotional intelligence" in policing, the opioid epidemic, Ira Einhorn, the Ferguson Effect, school shootings, and of course the Clint Eastwood movies that inspired his nickname. A wide-ranging interview.||4/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE6: Is It Time to Delete Your Facebook?||As this huge data-sharing scandal plays out at the social network, Matt talks to Professor Geoffrey Baym, head of Temple University's School of Media and Communications. Issues discussed: are we better off without Facebook, Twitter, etc? Are we as users being responsible enough? What would happen if social networks existed during the 9/11 attacks? And is reality fracturing before our eyes?||3/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE5: Inside Story Extra! Overtime with Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney||Mayor Kenney was a guest on Inside Story on 6abc (Sunday, March 18) to defend his tax hike plan to fund public schools. We had some extra questions for the mayor, including if the city is fighting the opioid epidemic the right way, where the Rizzo statue is going, if Kenney is thinking about re-election and whether the Eagles' Super Bowl win will truly change Philadelphia culture.||3/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE4: The Man Who Woke Up From a Coma To Hate on 'Diner en Blanc'||Brian Hickey from Philly Voice joins Matt to talk about one of his most controversial columns, the hit and run accident 10 years ago that nearly claimed his life, plus their time as budding journalists at the University of Delaware.||3/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE3: Why is Golf So Hard? (with top area golf teacher John Dunigan)||John Dunigan, Pennsylvania's top golf teacher according to Golf Digest, tries to help us figure out why golf is so hard, why we play it anyway, if Tiger Woods has a shot at greatness again, how he fixed the world's worst golf swing, and why he's so good at playing classical guitar.||3/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE2: Is Generation X Getting Crushed?||Matt talks to Ashley Primis, editor at Philadelphia Magazine, about her thought-provoking article "Whatever Happened to Generation X?" Ashley, a Gen Xer herself, feels Baby Boomers and Millennials are squeezing Xers out. Plus, Matt discusses what he believes was the seminal moment for Xers in the 1980s.||2/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE1: Going Long with Ron Jaworski||The first Eagles quarterback to play in a Super Bowl talks about "Lombardi Gras," the possible future for Eagles quarterback Nick Foles, the NFL's next potential dynasty, multi-sport athletes, his favorite golf course ever, the true meaning behind his nickname "Jaws," and whether the Birds beat THE GOAT.||2/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Great Article!!! Interesting Matt is great.
These are great!
Matt is a great host. Can’t wait to hear more.
Greatest news personality of my generation
Matt is great on every level plus he brings a calm serene presence to the screen. He’s very modest despite his intelligence.