Fantasyland

Fantasyland No. 1 – Spreadsheets

April 7, 2016: The first episode for Fantasyland – The podcast that covers everything you didn’t know you wanted to know about fantasy sports.

Spreadsheets: The machinery behind the fantasy.

If you’re not using this type of information, then you’re just behind.

— Heath Cummings, Senior Fantasy Sports Writer for CBS Sports

Host: Peter Overzet – Contributor to RotoViz and Host of The FF Comedy Hour

Guests

Dan Bricklin – Co-Creator of VisiCalc (the first spreadsheet program), Founder and President of Software Garden, and Chief Technology Officer of Alpha Software

Mike Clay – Fantasy Football and NFL Analyst at ESPN and Former Director of Pro Football Focus Fantasy

Sean Koerner – Director of Predictive Analytics for STATS.com and the No. 1-ranked FantasyPros NFL expert from 2013 to 2015

Heath Cummings – Senior Fantasy Sports Writer for CBS Sports and Analyst on the Fantasy Football Today, Fantasy Baseball Today, and Daily Fantasy Live podcasts

Renee Miller – Neuroscientist at the University of Rochester, DFS Writer for ESPN, PFF Fantasy, and RotoWorld, and Author of the book Cognitive Bias in Fantasy Sports

Nick Giffen – Two-Time Finalist in the 2015 DraftKings Main Event $100,000 King of the Speedway contest, No. 1-ranked NASCAR DFS player at DraftKings, Editor for RotoViz

Sponsors

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RotoViz.com – A sports analytics website with over 1,500 groundbreaking articles per year and 20 proprietary apps. Go to the RotoViz.com/podcast for 30 percent off a yearlong NFL pass.

About The Show

Executive Producer: Fantasy Douche – Editor-in-Chief of RotoViz

Producer: Matthew Freedman – Writer for FantasyLabs and Producer of the RotoViz podcasts

Subscribe: iTunes, Stitcher, and Soundcloud — reviews are appreciated

Twitter: @FantasylandPod

Email: Fantasylandpod@gmail.com

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Thanks to the RotoViz Radio Channel for syndicating our pilot mini-series.

By Matthew Freedman | @MattFtheOracle | Archive

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  1. Bumping this in case anyone missed it. We've gotten really good feedback from people who have said it's a lot more entertaining than they would have expected.

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