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POPCAST E03, Stalls pt. I

On this fantastic PopCast, I disscuss the art of stalling. Stalls are one of yo-yoing’s newer moves and involves stalling the yo-yo as it returns back to your hand.

In this episode I give the talented Josheph Harris a two handed stall challenge and one week to see what he can come up with it.

My special co-host this week is the infamous Boxthor. Unfortunately, this episode had to be slightly edited due to the length of Joseph’s segment.

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Master of Self Promotions

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I’ve finally gotten around to uploading the entire yo-yo segment from Master Of Champions. It was a huge file and took some work, but I’ve uploaded it to and a few other online video places.

I’ve also taken the liberty of uploading the entire Master Of Champions show and just the edited Doc Pop interview. You can download them here.

Full Master of Champions 784 megs (the best quality I have)
Yo-yo Segment 24 megs
Doc Pop Interview 13 megs

iPhone ready
Full Master of Champions 308 megs
Yo-yo Segment 86 megs

Full Master of Champions 353 megs
Yo-yo Segment 99 megs

If anyone feels like creating a torrent of the Full quicktime file, let me know and I’ll host the link here.

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Today I’m featured on Veronica Belmont’s cool Mahalo Daily video-cast, so I wanted to say hi to any new readers that may be surfing this site.

I was going to link to a couple videos or whatever, but it looks like already has a good list of my yo-yo related article on their “Doc Popular” entry. For those who would like links to my craft site, personal blog, or even Twitter info, you can find all that stuff on

I’ve found it interesting that even though I refer to myself as Doctor Popular or Doc Pop, I often get referred to as Doctor Pop or Doc Popular in the media. It first started happening on that ABC show I was on last year and it really drove me nuts. Hearing Oksana Baiul repeatedly butcher your name would give you nightmares.

Oh, and speaking of Master Of Champions, I’m currently encoding the entire episode we were on and some of the individual segments for the web. Check back in the next few days to see those.