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Enjoy the 4th of July Weekend With The HourTime Show!

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Happy 4th of July! Well, technically it’s July 5 but many places in the US (including us here WristWatchReview.com) are taking the day off to celebrate the holiday. So what I I thought would be a fun idea would be to highlight some of out favorite episodes of our official podcast, The HourTime Show, since we re-launched last December.

Let’s start with the first episode of our comeback, which was initially published on Dec. 22, 2020. In it WirstWatchReview Kingpin John explains the site’s podcast history while Nicholas (IE, me) explains what got him into watches in the first place. Fun!

Fast forward a few months and NFTs are dominating the discourse online, so of course we had to talk about them. In this episode your pals go over some experimentation with putting watches on the blockchain and what lessons the watch industry could learn from the hype masters over in the sneaker world.

Did you hear that Alex Rodriguez broke up with Jennifer Lopez? Of course you did. But I like to think we were the very first podcast to talk about it because the New York Post story breaking the news had just gone up seconds before we hit record and of course we needed to address it. Who knew that J. Lo had a line of watches? We also discuss some of the nonsense that goes on trying to get your local AD to sell you the watch you want. Dumb!

In this summer-themed episode, your pals discuss the idea of the perfect poolside watch. OK, the Submariner is sort of the default answer here but that is by no means the only one!

Our latest episode, recorded just a few weeks ago, includes a very rare appearance from WristWatchReview Managing Editor Patrick Kansa and a recap of Nicholas’s trip to the Grand Seiko boutique in New York City.

Liked what you heard? First, you should thank Andrew Haworth for making us sound good. Then be sure to subscribe to The HourTime Show on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via old school RSS. You can also listen directly on our Anchor.fm page.

Thank you, and have a great week!

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