In this week's short story the narrator is a teenage girl about to witness her first live fight. Mark discusses how tough most males think they are, whether a trained female could eat an untrained male, why he's going to be watching Combat Jiu Jitsu Worlds, what jiu jitsu has given him and his family.
(07:40) This episode he answers the Goodreads question: "Where did you get the idea for your most recent book?" and goes into why he spent over five years creating Unlocking the Cage: Exploring the Motivations of MMA Fighters.
(17:40) Mark shares his story "Mutual Understanding" taken from his Somber Stroll audiobook which will appeal to fans of dark fiction, horror, jiu jitsu, and MMA.