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The Tragedy Academy


Nov. 28, 2022

Dr. Victor Manzo - Decoding the Matrix

Rediscover Your Greatness and Unleash the Beast Within We all carry limiting ideas that prevent us from succeeding in the busines…

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Nov. 21, 2022

Sarah Donna - Like a cold Mcdonald's Sprite

Summary This episode is about kicking back and discussing random things as friends do. Our OG guest this week is episode 4 alumni…

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Nov. 14, 2022

Deborah Driggs - A Healing Path

Everyone, at some point in life, will be brought down to their knees because of pain and suffering, no matter how much they endur…

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Nov. 7, 2022

Dr Margit Muller - NLP & Falconry

Obtaining a healthy mentality is challenging as people must fight their fears and trauma, dive deep into their minds to be aware …

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Oct. 31, 2022

Juni Bucher "Tata Cancer"

The journey after cancer, or any disease, is one to be reckoned with, and it is not simple and takes time, patience, and strong s…

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Oct. 24, 2022

Ultimate Fighter James Krause

The majority of people want to be successful in life. And who doesn’t want to live an enjoyable life? Though it is not easy, what…

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Oct. 17, 2022

Kelvin Gastelum

Did you know that MMA is all about deception? How do fighters observe their opponents? Discover the Ultimate Fighter secrets, tip…

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Oct. 10, 2022

Mike Talerico - Skydiving

In this episode, Jay welcomes Mike Talerico to shed light on what it’s like to be a professional skydiver. Mike is a competitive …

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Oct. 3, 2022

Dan Lambert - American Top Team & AEW

Summary: In this episode of the Tragedy Academy, Jay welcomes Dan Lambert, owner of American Top Team, the legendary MMA gym. Dan…

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Sept. 26, 2022

Heather Jess - Momma Squad

Are you a parent? This episode is for you! Tune in as Jay welcomes Heather Jess to talk about post-partum depression, the challen…

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Sept. 19, 2022

Kerri McKinney "Perfectly Imperfect"

In this episode, Jay and Gary welcome Kerri McKinney to talk about the highs and lows of being an alcoholic and getting sober. Ke…

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Sept. 12, 2022

Iden Crockett

Summary *TW: This episode contains discussions of suicide; please listen with caution.* This week on the podcast, Jay welcomes Id…

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Sept. 5, 2022

Olivia Blair - Body Dysmorphia

Summary This week Jay welcomes actress Olivia Blair to the podcast. Today, Olivia pursues her passions of acting and film, howeve…

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Aug. 29, 2022

Sip The Motivational Kid, Deandre Smith

Summary *TW* - This episode discusses experiences with death and violence that may be upsetting for some listeners. Please listen…

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Aug. 22, 2022

TRUJETTY, Jetty Nieuwenhuis - The Rebel Influencer

Summary The Tragedy Academy is excited to present our latest episode with speaker, model, and wellness advocate, Jetty Nieuwenhui…

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Aug. 15, 2022

The Tragedy Academy Library

Summary The Tragedy Academy is excited to present a new regular feature for the show: TA Library. In this episode, TA librarian J…

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Aug. 8, 2022

Artem Lobov - The Russian Hammer

Summary Gary brings another inspiring guest to the show: Artem Lobov. A former MMA fighter and boxer, Artem is taking the opportu…

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Aug. 1, 2022


Summary Welcome to the Tragedy Academy's very first detention episode! With the teachers away, Jay and Gary get up to more shenan…

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July 25, 2022

Sam Suarez a.k.a. High Noon

Summary On the show this week is tattoo artist and actor, Sam Suarez, a.k.a High Noon. A star of Tattoo Nightmares Miami, Sam off…

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July 18, 2022

Vince Murdock - Moyamoya Fighter

Summary This week we're joined by professional fighter and Moyamoya survivor, Vince Murdock. Vince has been handed a lot of setba…

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July 11, 2022

Bobby Maximus

Summary This episode we welcome professional fighter, Bobby Maximus, to the show. A long-time friend of Gary's, the two first met…

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July 4, 2022

Gabe Torres

Summary This week Jay and Gary are joined by an extra special guest: Jay’s father-in-law, Gabriel Torres…and he’s got quite the s…

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June 27, 2022

Matthew Scheall

Summary: Jay and Gary are joined in the studio by musician and rapper, Matthew Scheall. Matthew came to music a little later in t…

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June 19, 2022

Ellie Neidhart

Summary: To kick off the third season of The Tragedy Academy, Jay and Gary are joined by Ellie Neidhart, the wife of late WWE leg…

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