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The Wilder Ride is a podcast where we look to explore and celebrate the films of Gene Wilder, using the ​movies by minutes format. Your hosts are Alan Sanders and Walt Murray, getting Wilder by the minute.

Apr 6, 2021

In this episode, hosts Alan Sanders and Walt Murray get a chance to talk with long-time Atlanta Falcon, Tyso Claybo, about his career and retirement from the NFL. The conversation starts with Tyson Clabo's college years and the let down of not being picked in the NFL draft after graduation. He took a lot of trips to visit with teams, so he felt upbeat for awhile. When things were not falling into place, he began to question his abilities.

He found himself in Europe for a bit, going from Barcelona, Spain to Hamburg, Germany. In the middle of playing in Europe, he was called back to the states. Even then, he was not able to get on an active roster until a meeting with the Atlanta Falcons. Though he was recovering from an injury at that time, the Falcons said they wanted to see him again. He didn't believe them, figuring the injury had killed his chances.

However, true to their word, Atlanta brought him on and he played from 2005-2013. His NFL career then took two brief stints in Miami and Houston before he retired in 2014. The interview wraps with a discussion of how Tyson and his wife adopted their children. The overall message discussed is to work with local representatives to make the process and cost of adoption easier for loving couples who want to raise those children as their own.

After the interview, Walt goes through what may be the worst movie he has reviewed thus far in season four. The hosts then turned to their crazy news segment and finish with their entertainment segment.

Walt watched the documentary, Operation: Varsity Blues - The College Admin Scandal and highly recommends it. He also watched the documentary, What the Health? Finally, he is embarking on WandaVision. Alan only had time to watch the first episode of Falcon and the Winter Soldier and loved it. He mocked those who criticize the pace, saying it was only the first episode and to let the story develop.

Walt is still making his way through, "Running with the Devil," and hopes to finish it shortly. Alan hasn't gotten the book yet, but he plans to get, "Trumpography: How Biblical Principles Paved the Way to the Presidency," by photographer Gene Ho. The reason for wanting to get the book is a mutual friend of Alan's put them in touch and he will likely be an upcoming guest on the podcast.

Walt finished up the podcast limited series, Gangster House. He thought it was a well produced and enjoyable story about an FBI Top 10 Most Wanted, whose girlfriend just so happened to live close to Walt's family when he was growing up. Alan did a plug for The Marriage Fit Podcast, a show he and his wife started at the beginning of the year.

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