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With nearly 300 million books in print and countless topics covered, the iconic For Dummies book series revolutionized learning by making complex subjects easy to understand.
Now each week, FOR DUMMIES: The Podcast, hosted by Eric Martsolf, will explore one of the For Dummies titles in their approachable, fun style. From cryptocurrency to wine, sex to cybersecurity, forensics to Fortnite, and everything in between.
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Leave reality behind!

Leave reality behind!

2019-09-1600:29:12

This week we are diving in to “Virtual and Augmented Reality For Dummies” by Paul Mealy, tech evangelist and expert on both VR and AR.  In fact, he was part of the team that created the Oculus Rift, the next generation virtual reality technology that is currently considered to be the industry leader. This episode is sponsored by Upstart - the revolutionary lending platform that knows you’re more than just your credit score and offers smarter interest rates to help you pay off high interest credit card debt. Hurry to Upstart.com/DUMMIES to find out HOW LOW your Upstart rate is. Checking your rate only takes a few minutes—and won’t affect your credit! ABOUT HOST, ERIC MARTSOLF With over 3500 episodes of television under his belt, Mr. Martsolf has been providing "love in the afternoon" for NBC Daytime for the last 17 years. His portrayals of Ethan Winthrop on "Passions" and currently Brady Black on "Days of our Lives" have resulted in numerous industry accolades. He made daytime history in 2014 by being the first actor ever to win an Emmy in the Best Supporting Actor category for "Days of our Lives." His television credits expand into primetime (Extant, NCIS, Rizzoli & Isles), and his musical theatre repertoire consists of over 40 productions, including his critically acclaimed role as the Pharaoh in the Osmond Broadway Tour of "Joseph." Fans of the DC Universe will most notably recognize him as Justice League member and futuristic hero Booster Goldfrom the series Smallville. @ericmartsolf - Twitter (Blue check mark) ericmartsolf - Instagram (Blue check mark)   ABOUT PAUL MEALY Paul is a technology leader and innovator.  He is the co-owner of InsideDown Design Studio, a small design studio in Indianapolis. He has founded and run multiple startups, from a virtual/augmented reality studio to an educational app studio. Paul specializes in bridging the gap between design, development and business, with a specific focus on childhood education and entertainment. He currently manages an internationally located group of designers and engineers with a variety of skills, from design to web development, mobile development, animation, gaming, environmental work and virtual reality/augmented reality/mixed reality experiences.    Paul's LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/paul-mealy/   Instagram - pminsidedown    
This week, join host Eric Martsolf as he dives in to “Careers For Dummies” by Marty Nemko, Ph.D. Marty is a career coach who has helped thousands of clients achieve success.  He’s written 10 books and thousands of articles, has a radio show in San Francisco and even teaches college classes. Marty Nemko is THE GUY to talk to about careers -- he’s even been called “career coach extraordinaire” by U.S. News and World Report. This episode is sponsored by Zip Recruiter, the smartest way to hire!  See why ZipRecruiter is effective for businesses of all sizes. Try ZipRecruiter FOR FREE at ZipRecruiter.com/dummies! ABOUT HOST, ERIC MARTSOLF With over 3500 episodes of television under his belt, Mr. Martsolf has been providing "love in the afternoon" for NBC Daytime for the last 17 years. His portrayals of Ethan Winthrop on "Passions" and currently Brady Black on "Days of our Lives" have resulted in numerous industry accolades. He made daytime history in 2014 by being the first actor ever to win an Emmy in the Best Supporting Actor category for "Days of our Lives." His television credits expand into primetime (Extant, NCIS, Rizzoli & Isles), and his musical theatre repertoire consists of over 40 productions, including his critically acclaimed role as the Pharaoh in the Osmond Broadway Tour of "Joseph." Fans of the DC Universe will most notably recognize him as Justice League member and futuristic hero Booster Goldfrom the series Smallville. @ericmartsolf - Twitter (Blue check mark) ericmartsolf - Instagram (Blue check mark)   Marty Nemko, Ph.D. Marty Nemko holds a Ph.D specializing in educational psychology and the evaluation of innovation from U.C. Berkeley and subsequently taught there. He has been career and personal coach to 5,300 clients. U.S. News called him "Career Coach Extraordinaire" and KCBS dubbed him "The Ralph Nader of Education. He is the author of "Careers For Dummies" and over 3,400 well-published articles.  His eight books have sold over 250,000 copies. He is hosting Work with Marty Nemko on a National Public Radio station in San Francisco. A polymath, he has also hybridized three roses that are commercially available, is a professional pianist, an award-winning play director, played varsity baseball in college and drove a taxicab in New York City. @MartyNemko - Twitter    
This week, host Eric Martsolf, the owner of three dogs himself, is joined by Gina Spadafori, the author of “Dogs for Dummies.” Gina's an award-winning writer on all sorts of animal topics including veterinary medicine, and will be our guide as we learn everything we need to know about dogs -- from puppies to pooches. For Dummies: The Podcast is sponsored by HelloFresh, America’s #1 meal kit.  Get easy, seasonal recipes and pre-measured ingredients delivered right to your door. All you have to do is cook and enjoy!  For $80 off your first month of HelloFresh, go to HelloFresh.com and enter /DUMMIES80. ABOUT HOST, ERIC MARTSOLF With over 3500 episodes of television under his belt, Mr. Martsolf has been providing "love in the afternoon" for NBC Daytime for the last 17 years. His portrayals of Ethan Winthrop on "Passions" and currently Brady Black on "Days of our Lives" have resulted in numerous industry accolades. He made daytime history in 2014 by being the first actor ever to win an Emmy in the Best Supporting Actor category for "Days of our Lives." His television credits expand into primetime (Extant, NCIS, Rizzoli & Isles), and his musical theatre repertoire consists of over 40 productions, including his critically acclaimed role as the Pharaoh in the Osmond Broadway Tour of "Joseph." Fans of the DC Universe will most notably recognize him as Justice League member and futuristic hero Booster Goldfrom the series Smallville. @ericmartsolf - Twitter (Blue check mark) ericmartsolf - Instagram (Blue check mark)   ABOUT GINA SPADAFORI Gina has been writing about pets for more than 30 years as a reporter, syndicated columnist and book author. Many of her books have been top-sellers, and have been co-authored with “America’s Veterinarian" Dr. Marty Becker, her writing partner since 2007. Before joining forces with Dr. Becker, Spadafori wrote the first three books in the “For Dummies” pet-care line. "Dogs For Dummies," her first book, was given the President's Award for the best writing on dogs and the Maxwell Medallion for the best general reference work, both by the Dog Writers Association of America. @GinaSpadafori - Twitter ginaspadafori - Instagram
It's football season!

It's football season!

2019-08-2600:40:51

This week we are diving in to “Football for Dummies,” by John Czarnecki and Howie Long. John has been reporting on the NFL since 1979, and has been a consultant to FOX NFL Sunday since it started. He knows the game like few others, and will be our guide on everything related to the pigskin today. This episode is sponsored by Upstart, the revolutionary lending platform that knows you’re more than just your credit score.  Checking your rate takes only a few minutes and won't affect your credit.  Hurry to Upstart.com/DUMMIES to find out how low your Upstart rate is.  And by Audible.  Start listening with a 30-day Audible trial and your first audiobook plus two Audible Originals are free. Visit Audible.com/FORDUMMIES or text FOR DUMMIES to 5 0 0 5 0 0 Meet Our Host: Eric Martsolf With over 3500 episodes of television under his belt, Mr. Martsolf has been providing "love in the afternoon" for NBC Daytime for the last 17 years. His portrayals of Ethan Winthrop on "Passions" and currently Brady Black on "Days of our Lives" have resulted in numerous industry accolades. He made daytime history in 2014 by being the first actor ever to win an Emmy in the Best Supporting Actor category for "Days of our Lives." His television credits expand into primetime (Extant, NCIS, Rizzoli & Isles), and his musical theatre repertoire consists of over 40 productions, including his critically acclaimed role as the Pharaoh in the Osmond Broadway Tour of "Joseph." Fans of the DC Universe will most notably recognize him as Justice League member and futuristic hero Booster Gold from the series Smallville. ericmartsolf - Instagram (Blue check mark) @ericmartsolf - Twitter (Blue check mark)   Meet John Czarnecki  John has been reporting on the NFL since 1979, is a regular contributor to Inside Sports and Sport magazines. He has reported on the last 19 Super Bowls and has consulted for the NFL Today and currently for FOX NFL Sunday.
Whatever area of life you are striving for success in, a great way to help yourself reach your goals is to learn from those who have achieved success.  This week we are diving in to “Success Habits for Dummies,” by author and speaker Dirk Zeller. We’re being joined by a special guest, Dr. Angel Iscovich, Dr. I to his admirers, to talk about how you can develop the habits necessary to make you successful in whatever area of life you choose. This week's episode is sponsored by Raycon wireless earbuds.  Before you go dropping hundreds of dollars on a pair of wireless earbuds, you need to check out the wireless earbuds from Raycon! Go to BUYRAYCON.com/FORDUMMIES to get 15-percent off your order of Raycon wireless earbuds.   ABOUT ERIC MARTSOLF With over 3500 episodes of television under his belt, Mr. Martsolf has been providing "love in the afternoon" for NBC Daytime for the last 17 years. His portrayals of Ethan Winthrop on "Passions" and currently Brady Black on "Days of our Lives" have resulted in numerous industry accolades. He made daytime history in 2014 by being the first actor ever to win an Emmy in the Best Supporting Actor category for "Days of our Lives." His television credits expand into primetime (Extant, NCIS, Rizzoli & Isles), and his musical theatre repertoire consists of over 40 productions, including his critically acclaimed role as the Pharaoh in the Osmond Broadway Tour of "Joseph." Fans of the DC Universe will most notably recognize him as Justice League member and futuristic hero Booster Goldfrom the series Smallville. @ericmartsolf - Twitter (Blue check mark) ericmartsolf - Instagram (Blue check mark)   About Dr. Angel Iscovisch An author/speaker, Dr, I is a physician and an experienced Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history in several industries. Graduate of the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine with post graduate training in Psychiatry, including an area of focus in human behavior, most notably emergency medicine. @DrIRoutineology (Twitter) Dr. I (Instagram) www.angeliscovich.com (Website)   About Dirk Zeller Dirk Zeller has been a Real Estate Agent, Investor, Coach and Speaker for more than 20 years. He is one of the most published Authors with over 500 articles published to his credit, along with six books; all of which have hit industry best seller lists. Three of his books are for the famous Dummies® series. @REChampions (Twitter) https://www.facebook.com/RealEstateChampions      
Since your busy schedule might have kept you from listening to every amazing episode we’ve produced so far, we’re gathering some of our favorite clips together to share with you in one episode. This is also the perfect episode to send to friends and family that haven’t tried the show yet, so please help us to spread the word! This episode is sponsored by Audible.  Start listening with a 30-day Audible trial and your first audiobook plus two Audible Originals are free! Visit Audible.com/FORDUMMIES or text FORDUMMIES to 5 0 0 5 0 0. About Host ERIC MARTSOLF With over 3500 episodes of television under his belt, Mr. Martsolf has been providing "love in the afternoon" for NBC Daytime for the last 17 years. His portrayals of Ethan Winthrop on "Passions" and currently Brady Black on "Days of our Lives" have resulted in numerous industry accolades. He made daytime history in 2014 by being the first actor ever to win an Emmy in the Best Supporting Actor category for "Days of our Lives." His television credits expand into primetime (Extant, NCIS, Rizzoli & Isles), and his musical theatre repertoire consists of over 40 productions, including his critically acclaimed role as the Pharaoh in the Osmond Broadway Tour of "Joseph." Fans of the DC Universe will most notably recognize him as Justice League member and futuristic hero Booster Goldfrom the series Smallville. ericmartsolf - Instagram (Blue check mark) @ericmartsolf - Twitter (Blue check mark)
There’s a common misconception that you can declare yourself a day trader, sit down at the computer in your bathrobe, and you’re going to be so busy counting the money you make, you’ll hardly have a chance to take lunch breaks. In reality, it is an incredible amount of work and requires discipline, education, attention to detail, and expert advice! This week we are joined by Annie Logue, MBA, the author of “Day Trading for Dummies.” Annie's an accomplished financial journalist as well as a lecturer at the University of Illinois at Chicago. This podcast may not earn you a UIC diploma, but I promise it’ll make you smarter about day trading. This episode is sponsored by HelloFresh, America’s #1 meal kit!  Get easy, seasonal recipes and pre-measured ingredients delivered right to your door. For $80 off your first month of HelloFresh, go to  www.HelloFresh.com/DUMMIES80.  And by Dashlane, not just a password management app, it’s “The Ferrari of password managers.”  For a FREE Thirty-Day trial of Dashlane Premium - go to www.Dashlane.com/DUMMIES.   About Eric Martsolf With over 3500 episodes of television under his belt, Mr. Martsolf has been providing "love in the afternoon" for NBC Daytime for the last 17 years. His portrayals of Ethan Winthrop on "Passions" and currently Brady Black on "Days of our Lives" have resulted in numerous industry accolades. He made daytime history in 2014 by being the first actor ever to win an Emmy in the Best Supporting Actor category for "Days of our Lives." His television credits expand into primetime (Extant, NCIS, Rizzoli & Isles), and his musical theatre repertoire consists of over 40 productions, including his critically acclaimed role as the Pharaoh in the Osmond Broadway Tour of "Joseph." Fans of the DC Universe will most notably recognize him as Justice League member and futuristic hero Booster Goldfrom the series Smallville. @ericmartsolf - Twitter (Blue check mark) ericmartsolf - Instagram (Blue check mark)   About Annie Logue, MBA Annie is highly experience in financial services and has taught business administration at the University of Illinois. She is a finance writer who has written numerous articles on investment and has edited publications on equity trading and risk management. @annielogue - Twitter  
This week we are joined by Marsha Collier, the author of “Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram for Seniors” She’s an expert on social media -- in fact, it’s her business as a social media strategist. Although Marsha’s book is specifically aimed at seniors, we have tips and advice today that apply to everyone.  This episode is sponsored by Upstart.com—the revolutionary lending platform that knows you’re more than just your credit score.  Checking your rate only takes a few minutes—and won’t affect your credit! That’s Upstart.com/dummies! ABOUT HOST ERIC MARTSOLF With over 3500 episodes of television under his belt, Mr. Martsolf has been providing "love in the afternoon" for NBC Daytime for the last 17 years. His portrayals of Ethan Winthrop on "Passions" and currently Brady Black on "Days of our Lives" have resulted in numerous industry accolades. He made daytime history in 2014 by being the first actor ever to win an Emmy in the Best Supporting Actor category for "Days of our Lives." His television credits expand into primetime (Extant, NCIS, Rizzoli & Isles), and his musical theatre repertoire consists of over 40 productions, including his critically acclaimed role as the Pharaoh in the Osmond Broadway Tour of "Joseph." Fans of the DC Universe will most notably recognize him as Justice League member and futuristic hero Booster Goldfrom the series Smallville. @ericmartsolf - Twitter ericmartsolf - Instagram   Marsha Collier Author of “Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram for Seniors” is an award winning author, and radio host. A technology, e-commerce and customer service fanatic, Marsha also consults with select clients on social media and customer service.  Her e-commerce advice has appeared in publications such as Martha Stewart Living and Reader’s Digest, and don’t be surprised if you’ve seen her on television – as a guest on The View or the Today Show and in her own PBS special, Making Your Fortune Online. She is a popular keynote speaker, inspiring online businesses to success, speaks at conferences worldwide, and runs a successful online business. marshacollier - Instagram @MarshaCollier - Twitter  
This week we are joined by Ed McCarthy, the co-author of “Wine for Dummies” along with his wife Mary Ewing-Mulligan. Ed and Mary are not only both wine experts, they’ve written a number of books together, but Mary also runs the International Wine Center, where she teaches wine professionals more about their craft. Ed also wrote “Champagne for Dummies,” which we may cover on the podcast if someone sends me a few crates of bubbly. This episode is sponsored by by Raycon wireless earbuds. If you’ve been eyeing a pair, now is the time to get an amazing deal! Go to BUYRAYCON.com/FORDUMMIES to get 15-percent off your order! That’s BUYRAYCON.com/FORDUMMIES for 15-percent off Raycon wireless earbuds. About the host: Eric Martsolf With over 3500 episodes of television under his belt, Mr. Martsolf has been providing "love in the afternoon" for NBC Daytime for the last 17 years. His portrayals of Ethan Winthrop on "Passions" and currently Brady Black on "Days of our Lives" have resulted in numerous industry accolades. He made daytime history in 2014 by being the first actor ever to win an Emmy in the Best Supporting Actor category for "Days of our Lives." His television credits expand into primetime (Extant, NCIS, Rizzoli & Isles), and his musical theatre repertoire consists of over 40 productions, including his critically acclaimed role as the Pharaoh in the Osmond Broadway Tour of "Joseph." Fans of the DC Universe will most notably recognize him as Justice League member and futuristic hero Booster Gold from the series Smallville. @ericmartsolf - Twitter (Blue check mark) ericmartsolf - Instagram (Blue check mark)   About Ed McCarthy Ed McCarthy, the co-author of “Wine for Dummies” along with his wife Mary Ewing-Mulligan. Ed and Mary are not only both wine experts, they’ve written a number of books together, but Mary also runs the International Wine Center, where she teaches wine professionals more about their craft. Ed also wrote “Champagne for Dummies.”
If you use the Internet at all you’ve probably heard of cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency today. Even if you aren’t regularly reading news on the net, cryptocurrency has spread to the culture at large, and is regularly covered on the TV news. And if you don’t watch the news, you might have noticed a rich young person in the neighborhood, just like I did. In this episode of For Dummies, we’re going to shed some light on the subject of cryptocurrency with the help of the book “Cryptocurrency Investing for Dummies” by Kiana Danial, CEO of Invest Diva. This episode is sponsored by Audible.  Start listening with a 30-day Audible trial and your first audiobook plus two Audible Originals are free. Visit audible.com/for dummies or text for dummies to 500500. ABOUT THE HOST: ERIC MARTSOLF With over 3500 episodes of television under his belt, Mr. Martsolf has been providing "love in the afternoon" for NBC Daytime for the last 17 years. His portrayals of Ethan Winthrop on "Passions" and currently Brady Black on "Days of our Lives" have resulted in numerous industry accolades. He made daytime history in 2014 by being the first actor ever to win an Emmy in the Best Supporting Actor category for "Days of our Lives." His television credits expand into primetime (Extant, NCIS, Rizzoli & Isles), and his musical theatre repertoire consists of over 40 productions, including his critically acclaimed role as the Pharaoh in the Osmond Broadway Tour of "Joseph." Fans of the DC Universe will most notably recognize him as Justice League member and futuristic hero Booster Goldfrom the series Smallville. @ericmartsolf - Twitter (Blue check mark) ericmartsolf - Instagram (Blue check mark)  About Kiana Danial, CEO of Invest Diva Kiana Danial is an award-winning, internationally recognized personal investing and wealth management expert. She is a highly sought-after professional speaker, author and executive coach who delivers inspirational workshops and seminars to corporations, universities and entrepreneurial groups. She is a frequent expert on many TV and radio stations and has reported on the financial markets directly from the floor of NYSE and NASDAQ. She is a weekly investment expert guest on Tokyo’s #1 Investment TV Show. She has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, TIME Magazine,CNN, Forbes, The Street, - and numerous other publications.   
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