Tom Verni is a retired NYPD Detective with experience as a certified police academy instructor, community affairs liaison, and crime prevention specialist.
Tonight, we find out if it is harder to last four rounds with our guest or 300 episodes with us. Verbal Shenanigans smashes pass a new milestone with a huge guest. Eric “Butterbean” Esch gives us a few minutes on the show talking about his humble starts going pro while still building mobile homes, his biggest fights in the ring, crossing over from boxing to kickboxing and wrestling, and some of the stuff he has been into after his fighting career. We also bring on our good friend, former NYPD detective, Tom Verni.  Tom is a really important voice that should be heard.  We discuss everything about the George Floyd case, from what was wrong with the arrest, to the effect it will have on policing and the country.  Tom is a really genuine guy and one of our favorite guests.  Catch him on CNN or on ID discovery.     We also talk about our idea for a movie called SpaceJail, play a game involving our toughest guests, and celebrate 300 episodes of Verbal Shenanigans.  Thank you to anyone who has supported us along the way.
For the 3rd time, retired NYPD officer. Tom Verni, joins is for another awesome, insightful conversation on policing, politics, LGBT issues, and more.  Tom is one of the most important voices that we get to speak to.  He brings so many various viewpoints and is always well thought out and has a great sense of humor.  Catch him frequently on CNN and HLN.     We also talk Andre the Giant, The Walking Dead, snack foods, and whether or not fat people's vocal are distinguisable.  have a listen!   Please continue to follow, share, comment, and listen! Follow us! IG-verbalshenanigans FB-verbalshenanigans Twitter-VScomedy
We are back with another unique and entertaining episode.  First, former NYPD detective and LGBT activist,Tom Verni, returns to the show to talk the current administration, police training, his 9/11 related medical issues, his recent TV appearances, and much more.  Tom is a very important voice that should be heard by all.  Make sure to follow Tom on twitter @tomverni   Then, David Meltzer, CEO of Sports1marketing, joins us to discuss his business with Warren Moon, his involvement in the first smartphone, the evolution of technology in sports, and more.  David was an incredbily successful, intelligent, and open guest.  Make sure to check out   Please keep sharing and reviewing!  
We are back with a powerful, informative episode of the podcast.  This is a long episode.  However, our guest, Tom Verni, delivers several powerful messages and delivers intriguing insight into so many important issues facing the numerous communities including the police, the LGBT community, and public.  Tom, a member of the NYPD for 22 years, is also a gay man.  Hearing Tom’s perspective on so many pressing issues was an extremely valuable experience.  Make sure to listen!   Follow Tom Verni on Facebook and be sure to check out his blog at   Mike Burlew is away for work, so Steve Esparra and I also talk the election, our vacations, and our comedy Mount Rushmore.  I loved this episode.   Please leave us a review on iTUnes.  It really helps!  If you do, Michael Burlew will dress as a MuleMan.  
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New York, New York, United States of America
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8 hours, 41 minutes
Podchaser Creator ID logo 818900