Episode #8 – Anja Smith – Triathlete, Host of 864-Living Podcast

Guest: Anja Smith

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Links: 864-Living Podcast, All Clear Plumbing, Tridrilldeck.com


  • How the 864-Living podcast came to be.
  • The addictive nature of running.
  • A brief digression into Bond movies.
  • The podcast recording space conundrum.
  • Podcast audio quality versus content quality.
  • Anja’s inspirations: Tim Ferriss, Chrissie Wellington (links to books below)
  • Triathlon competition categories.
  • The runner’s “high”.
  • Doughnut, Muffin, or Bagel?
  • Expounding on the “Buffin”.
  • Buffin versus McGuffin.
  • Marvel or DC?
  • Anja’s first comic book.
  • Squirrel Girl.
  • What does God need with a starship?
  • The average airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow.
  • The advantages of admitting ignorance and really good teachers.


Biathlon – “The one where you ski and shoot.” (No, Alex, not at the same time.)


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