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Sky Matsuhashi discusses poker Cash games, MTT’s and SNG’s for all poker stakes and games like No Limit Hold’em (NLHE), Pot Limit Omaha (PLO) and Stud variations of poker. Lots of poker strategy discussed and Q&A’s with listeners. We interview successful poker players and coaches like Alex Fitzgerald, Daniel Negreanu, Phil Ivey, Phil Helmuth, Jason Sommerville, Andrew Lichtenberger, Phil Galfond, Isaac (Ike) Haxton, Vanessa Selbst, Ed Miller, Jared Tendler, James “Splitsuit” Sweeney. This sh ...
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What do you get when you mix movies, fights, friends and local beer? You get the FIGHTS WITH FRIENDS PODCAST! For decades, these battles of film knowledge have taken place on couches, in theaters, on bar stools and in the gym between (sometimes during) sparring sessions. Paul and Steve are career martial artists, stuntmen and filmmakers who have never kept their opinions to themselves…EVER. With so many great fight films analyzed and dissected, and even more left untouched, Steve and Paul ta ...
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Jay Adams is Detroit area stunt performer who has appeared on Ray Donovan, The Outsiders, Banshee and many more productions. In 2014, after a serious injury, he left his career as a professional wrestler and moved into the film industry. Our discussion begins with an epic fight on the Dream On episode of Ray Donovan (S6 Ep9) and progresses into his…
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We're JUUUUUUUST about done tidying up this whole acid river / acidfalls business, with the top of Mount Dooks only a quick trip upwards. As long as this bone naga doesn't hypnotize anyone again, which it is definitely going to try and do, we just may survive. That's even better than "not a TPK!" As usual, Glibbles falls down. For merch, social med…
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I'll give you 3 things you MUST do before hiring a poker coach to help you pick the low hanging fruit for yourself. Doing these will prepare you to get the most from your coach sessions, as he'll have to dig deeper to help you plug more difficult leaks. Show Notes https://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod497 The Poker Forge https://www.thepokerforge.com …
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Well we just might kill some of the damned acid monsters ruining our dragon-murder parade! A second waterfall is played in, and probably nobody is dropped in the death river. Again. For merch, social media, and more be sure to head to nerdpokerpod.com. And for 3 bonus episodes a month and more, subscribe to our Patreon at patreon.com/nerdpoker.…
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Doc Duhame is a stunt performer, actor, and stunt coordinator of seasons 6 & 7 of Ray Donovan and the Ray Donovan Movie. Our discussion begins with a deep dive into coordinating fights on Ray Donovan and branches off into discussing the industry and his long career. Originally from Long Island, New York, Doc moved to Los Angeles in 1979 to pursue a…
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The leisurely river cruise everyone signed up for continues to be interrupted by a bunch of very rude monsters trying to murder everyone, and a certain NPC face-plants in some blooms of acid flora. Oh, and RIP to Dave the Quaggoth. You were the worst, but you were a real one. For merch, social media, and more be sure to head to nerdpokerpod.com. An…
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We did it! We got our little kitty friend out of the horrible churning acid river! Although now with a distinct lack of fur Blep is back in action, casting Duplicity and turning the tide of battle. It seems that as long as monsters stop popping up out of the river, they'll conquer the mountain and snatch those dragon eggs any second. For merch, soc…
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Hugh Fitzgerald is a Los Angeles-based actor, writer, BJJ Black Belt, and fight trainer at the legendary 87 Eleven Action Design and 87 North. Nearly 20 years ago, a struggling New York-based theater actor, Hugh, had a chance meeting with David Mamet that would literally change his life. That meeting opened doors he never could have imagined and pa…
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Imagine giving yourself a long-term, unbeatable mathematical edge against your opponents. That's what happens when you fold more often preflop than they do, and I'll help you do exactly that with this episode. Show Notes https://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod494 The Poker Forge https://www.thepokerforge.com The Hand Reading Workbook https://go.smartpo…
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Whoops! Someone threw the Blep out with the acid bath! Luckily Blaine is back to guide Blep out of the acid river that he was dunked into, but who will save him? Also, is Glibbles the goblin ever going to NOT botch? Sadly we have no Sarah this episode or next, schedule permitting we hope everyone is back in the same room soon. For merch, social med…
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Time to grab the recently revived Glibbles and fly through an acid waterfall! Wait, we are like, ONE person shy of flying everyone. You know what's a great idea? Let's resurrect an NPC we ruthlessly slaughtered, take him hostage, and demand he fly the last remaining person! And let's let him decide to to fly, couldn't possibly be a weird choice! Th…
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Calvin Ahn is a New York-based actor and stunt performer who has appeared in Fallout, Wu-Tang: An American Saga, Lovecraft Country, The Defenders, John Wick Chapter 2, and in one of the most noted shows in the martial arts space, Cobra Kai – as Chozen’s stunt double for the epic re-match with Daniel LaRusso! We begin this episode of Fights With Fri…
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The resurrection staff in Pishposh's hands, it's time for what we do best: make logical choices! Clearly, Glibbles is about to be brought back, and we absolutely are not about to bring back a character who has already refused resurrection. That would be too weird! Regardless, if one of our cast members is willing to rise to the occasion and do a on…
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That's right, scheduling and time got away from us. Too many people weren't in California this May and we ran out of banked episodes. We hope you'll stick with us, tell your friends how awesome this in-person campaign is, and we'll see you over on Patreon. We are recording some special Patreon bonus episodes as this very announcement is released! T…
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In this episode of Fights with Friends, Paul and Steve take a deep dive into writing action with Joshua Todd James. Joshua is a screenwriter, playwright, novelist, lifelong martial artist, and BJJ Black Belt behind JCVD’s Pound of Flesh (2015) and the upcoming Hulu feature Take Cover (2024), starring Scott Atkins. Our discussion begins with a break…
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Hopefully Dan is almost done torturing everyone with a torture room that is possibly the rudest, most effed up room he has ever made in this silly game. If they can just smash this last surprise (please let it be the last one) they can continue up the mountain to- fight eggs? It seemed like it would be a dragon fight but all inanimate objects are n…
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Everyone is on their last legs, both our heroes and the horde of blood-soaked quaggoth. Heroes fall, rise, and fall again. If they could just stop getting blinded, possessed, and poisoned this could all turn around! And soon it will, one way or the other. For merch, social media, and more be sure to head to nerdpokerpod.com. And for 3 bonus episode…
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Steve and Paul are joined by Becca GT, a professional stunt performer who has doubled Natasha Lyonne on Orange is the New Black, Russian Doll, and most recently, Poker Face. This episode centers on the epic retirement home fight from Season 1, Episode 5 Poker Face, and takes a deep dive into Becca’s career beginning 20 years ago driving at the lege…
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The Quaggoth situation is only more and more bloody. Pish Posh is down, and Mordecai is managing a few status issues. And in classic Nerd Poker fashion, one of our crew cannot make it to the episode (Sarah) and that means their character (Brix) gets pushed repeatedly to the brink of death. For merch, social media, and more be sure to head to nerdpo…
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The torture chamber has exploded in flame, and the crew now faces wave 2 of the quaggoth qreeps. There's the usual lackeys, another giant one, and now a floaty one with a staff. And uh, nobody has rested since the last wave. Some people definitely die this episode, but we can't promise whether they're NPCs or now. RIP Sarah's new monk?? For merch, …
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The river can be a tough street to continuation bet (cbet). Train with these strategies to find more profitable value and bluff cbets. Show Notes: https://www.SmartPokerStudy.com/pod486 Smart HUD for PokerTracker 4: https://www.SmartPokerStudy.com/smarthud SPS Podcast YouTube Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLy4pUQAtRIkJ3KKQFECM243h…
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Wow so the torture chamber really IS a place where people could lose a limb? Our mountainy crew cuts through a wave of quaggoth and takes a peek at a cage with what may be a surviving captive. Probably a friend. Probably no more waves of quaggoth. Probablies! For merch, social media, and more be sure to head to nerdpokerpod.com. And for 3 bonus epi…
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When it's your turn to act, your options are your best friends. Which will you take to the party? 4 hands taken from some game tape I recorded the other day. Show Notes: https://www.SmartPokerStudy.com/pod485 Get a FREE Poker Journal: https://www.smartpokerstudy.com/journal Smart HUD for PokerTracker 4: https://www.SmartPokerStudy.com/smarthud SPS …
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Welp, the ol' Dungeon Master made good on his promise to for this to be a deadly campaign. And now a cheery lil' torture room full of death bears! Okay let's stop being falsely optimistic for laffs, Dan has gone bonkers and we're all going to die. Please send help. *flares go up in the vast arctic sky as the boat sinks beneath an ice berg* For merc…
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I'm going to help you set yourself up for success and play perfect poker sessions, every single time, from this point forward. Show Notes: https://www.SmartPokerStudy.com/pod484 Smart HUD for PokerTracker 4: https://www.SmartPokerStudy.com/smarthud SPS Podcast YouTube Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLy4pUQAtRIkJ3KKQFECM243huXU0xiM7…
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