Holding Kourt Podcast

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New podcast featuring baseball wife & non-profit co-founder, Kourtney Turner

Episode Date
Episode 14 - Micah Johnson

The Turners are joined by artist Micah Johnson on the podcast this week.  He recalls how an icebreaker activity created by Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts led him to his passion beyond baseball.  He shares how he is using his artwork to inspire people, young and old, in these times of civil unrest. 


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Jul 03, 2020
Episode 13 - BASEBALL IS BACK!

This is not a drill. Baseball is back! Justin and Kourtney discuss what the 2020 MLB season will look like now that a season has been announced.  They go over all of the positives and address some common concerns moving into Spring Training 2.0.  They discuss the recent MLB Network documentary "Junior" that dove into the career of Ken Griffey Jr. from high school all the way to his MLB Hall of Fame induction ceremony.  The Turners share some shows they're currently binge-watching.

Jun 26, 2020
Episode 12 - Brad Paisley

Country singer/songwriter Brad Paisley discusses everything he's been up to during quarantine and the unique ways he has stayed connected to fans.  The Turners ask him what it has been like to share his phone number on Instagram.  He tells the story of how he met his wife, with a little help from a classic movie, a music video and a bold move.  They'll share some memories from past concerts and Dodger games.  Brad offers to sing the National Anthem for a very special upcoming event.  He shares details about the Nashville non-profit, The Store, that he co-founded with his wife, Kimberly.

Jun 18, 2020
Episode 11 - Co-host Clint Carlton, MLB, USC, WWE, and Disneyland

Kourtney and Justin are joined by their very first "in studio" co-host, Clint Carlton.  Clint helped create the Justin Turner Foundation and is a director of the LA Dream Center.  He recaps the last few months on the DC drive-thru food line and shares where they plan to go from here.  The Turners react to Pastor Matthew dedicating the newly created Food Bank to them.  The three will also chat about the current state of MLB, fair-weather sports fans, USC finally reinstating Reggie Bush, Clint's WWE fandom, and the plan to reopen Disneyland.   

Jun 11, 2020
Episode 10 - Guest Jen Utley, The Match II, and Walk-Up Songs

The Turners give their take on last weekend's charity golf tournament, The Match II.  Kourtney & Justin chat with Jennifer Utley about her recently launched blog, Vetted, which combines her longtime dedication to animal activism and love for fashion.  She'll walk us down memory lane to share how her and husband Chase founded the Utley Foundation, which was established in 2010 to bring awareness to the increasing epidemic of animal cruelty.  She offers her advice for exploring your passions and how it's never too late to pursue them.  They read listener responses in #YourTurn about walk-up songs and share a special musical treat from LA Dodgers organist, Dieter Ruehle.  

May 27, 2020
Episode 9 - Quarantine Life Continues, The Last Dance Episodes 9 & 10, & Sending Fan Mail To Celebrities

Justin & Kourtney give an update on the Justin Turner Foundation's involvement in the Covid-19 relief efforts, as well as their appearance at the West LA VA Medical Center's Salute to Heroes event.  Kourtney talks about the Judge Judys during the reopening of businesses post-quarantine.  And although they aren't ready for it to be over, they'll send off The Last Dance with their thoughts on the final two episodes.  They share their own experiences with writing fan mail to celebrities as part of the social media segment #YourTurn.   

May 20, 2020
Episode 8 - KBO, UFC 249, The Last Dance Episodes 7 & 8, & Special Guest from CHLA, Annie Cornforth.

Kourtney and Justin discuss baseball being back in the form of the KBO.  UFC became one of the first sports to return to the States.  They give their take on episodes 7 & 8 of the ESPN docuseries The Last Dance.  The Turners welcome a special guest from CHLA, Annie Cornforth, the director of corporate partnerships.  She shares her experiences working with the Justin Turner Foundation, as well as some memories from her days working for the LA Clippers and the Anaheim Angels.  Kourtney and Justin finish off by reacting to social media responses to a question about restaurants everyone is missing in the segment #YourTurn.  

May 12, 2020
Episode 7 - JTF Update, Dodgers Zoom Party, The Last Dance, Star Wars, and more.

Kourtney and Justin discuss the Dream Center reaching a major milestone in their Covid-19 relief meal distribution efforts.  Justin talks about the Dodgers Zoom Party involving 20,000 fans.  They share their thoughts on episode 5 & 6 of The Last Dance.  Kourtney challenges Justin to watch the Star Wars movies and shares a Star Wars related story from Justin's rehab assignment with the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.  Did somebody say Murder Hornets? They finish off reading social media responses to a question about quarantine arguments in the segment #YourTurn.  


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May 05, 2020
Episode 6 - Justin Turner Foundation update, NFL Draft, The Last Dance & social media responses.

Kourtney is joined by her co-host, Justin Turner.  They give an update on the Justin Turner Foundation's Covid-19 relief efforts.  A very special local veterans celebrates his 105th birthday in a unique way.  They discuss the NFL Draft and the ESPN docuseries, The Last Dance and how it relates to their lives.  Also, Kourtney reads listeners' responses to the social media segment #YourTurn.  This week she asked listeners who they would love to be quarantine with aside from their current crew.  

Apr 28, 2020
Episode 5 - Special Guest, Rich Lang and Social Media Responses.

Kourtney & Justin welcome special guest, Rich Lang.  The Turners started their friendship with the Lang family in 2013 after Justin met Rich's son Luke during batting practice at a Mets game. Since then, they have formed a special bond that helped to inspire the creation of the Justin Turner Foundation.  Justin and Rich give a glimpse into the impact the friendship has had on their lives.  Also, Kourtney reads listeners' responses to the social media segment #YourTurn.  This week she asked listeners to share what they are secretly enjoying about the quarantine. 

Apr 21, 2020
Episode 4- Special Guest Andrea McDaniel, R.D., Dream Center Relief Update, Quarantine Binge Watching & Social Media Responses.

Kourtney & Justin update listeners on the Dream Center emergency Covid-19 relief program.  They welcome Andrea McDaniel, Registered Dietitian, Sports Nutritionist, Certified Personal Trainer and mom of 3 boys.  She offers her tips for keeping you and your family healthy during these times.  They discuss the shows they're excited to watch, including a new YouTube series they discovered.  Kourtney shares her excitement about the early release of a certain docuseries.  They read listeners' responses to the social media segment #YourTurn.  

Apr 14, 2020
Episode 3 - Dream Center Relief Rundown with Special Guest, Tiger King Update, Wrestlemania, & Homerun Derby

Kourtney welcomes her very first Holding Kourt guest, Katelyn Terry.  Katelyn works at the Los Angeles Dream Center and has been a part of their emergency Covid-19 relief efforts since day 1.  She shares her behind the scene experiences of providing families with a hot meal and essentials.  Justin joins Kourtney as they discuss Wrestlemania 36 without fans in attendance,  a bizarre Tiger King update, Justin's idea for a regular season homerun derby, and introduce the new social media segment #YourTurn. 



Apr 06, 2020
Episode 2 - JTF Update, Quarantine with a K, and all things Tiger King.

Kourtney is joined by her co-host Justin for another week of Holding Kourt.  They discuss the Justin Turner Foundation's involvement with the Dream Center's efforts to help those in need during these unprecedented times, their life in quarantine without baseball, and their take on the much-talked about true crime documentary, Tiger King.

Mar 30, 2020
Episode 1 - Introduction & LA Marathon Recap

A new podcast from baseball wife and non-profit co-founder, Kourtney Turner.

Mar 23, 2020
Episode 1: Introduction & LA Marathon Recap

A new podcast from baseball wife and non-profit co-founder, Kourtney Turner.

Mar 13, 2020