The Tightrope with Beth & Mike Spellacy

Michael & Beth Spellacy, Christmas 2012

Welcome to the the Tightrope!! We are Beth & Mike Spellacy, and this is the terrifying, exciting and wonderful balancing act known as our lives.

Here you will witness the everythings and nothings that make up our day to day existence.

Join us on our ongoing mission to bring balance to our lives, strenghten our Catholic faith, and enjoy a few laughs along the way.

We are two death defying geeks with a will to live better and have many spectacular things to get to, so enjoy the show!

Shameless Plug!

The Spellacy's aren't completly off of the interwebs! Check out Beth's new weight loss blog, Over the Weight! Mike can be found emptying his own brain about a plethora of subjects on his personal blog, Spellacy.net.

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The Tightrope #20: Chaos Management 101

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After a long hiatus, the Spellacy's are back...all of them! Join us as we manage our household chaos, discuss Occupy Wall Street, The Avengers, geeky pet peeves, and kiddy participation in Episode 20: Chaos Management 101.

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The Tightrope #19: We're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat!

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Join Beth & Mike in this momentous episode! The Tightrope 19: We're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat! features coming expansions, death, life, challenges with envy, responsive web design geekery, and future of web design conference. Now wake up and listen!

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The Tightrope #18: NOOOOOOOO!!!

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Earthquake, hurricane Irene, fire, pestulence! Well, Maybe a bit exaggerated, but only a little, Star Wars abominations, Therese of Lisieux movie, feedback and more. Come listen to The Tightrope #18: NOOOOOOOO!!!

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The Tightrope #17: It's An Emergency!

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All hands on deck! The Spellacy's are in a state of emergency in The Tightrope Episode 17: It's An Emergency! We also discuss Billy the Exterminator, World Youth Day, importance of the emergency fund, and more. Start bailing!

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The Tightrope #16: Adama Thinks You're a Wuss

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We appreciate our listeners in a feedback episode, assign fan numbers, give hope for the economy, talk Star Wars and Battlestar Galactica, and explain the virtues in modern language. The Tightrope #16: Adama Thinks You're a Wuss awaits!

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The Tightrope #15: White Castle of Doom

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We tackle the need for retreat, Dave Ramsey's The Great Recovery, junk food addiction, Star Wars memories, and the Virtues of the Holy Spirit, plus more, of course, in The Tightrope #15 - White Castle of Doom.

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The Tightrope #14: John Williams Ruined My Life

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Mike & Beth are back with Episode 14: John Williams Ruined My Life. They discuss varied events, including An Event Apart, John Williams' concert in NY, Spotify, 0% credit cards, infobarrel.com, a new podcast and more! Come see!

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The Tightrope #13: Oh We Got Trouble!

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Beth & Mike run the gamut this week with talk of tv's, The Music Man, juicing, Mint.com, Iron Man 2, John Corapi, and much more. Come enjoy The Tightrope #13: Oh We Got Trouble!

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The Tightrope #12: Let's Talk About Death

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Witness the emotional, feverish, critical, fearful, and amazing events and subjects that Mike and Beth discuss within The Tightrope #12: Let's Talk About Death.

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The Tightrope #11: Wilhelm In The Morning

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The Tightrope #11 - Wilhelm In The Morning has all kinds of talk, such as weight goal bummers, stock purchasing, discussing Fr. John Corapi, Captain America, and more. So enjoy our latest episode!!

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The Tightrope #10: Don't Tick Me Off!

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Episode 10 is infested with ticks, monumental celebration, childhood revelations, prayer, Harry Potter and more. Find out what it's all about on The Tightrope Episode 10: Don't Tick Me Off!

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The Tightrope #9: Prayer and The Sub-Par Hero

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Beth & Mike undertake prayer, chore charts, weight loss threats, responsive web design, the less well known class of superhero, and more in Episode 9 of The Tightrope: Prayer and The Sub-par Hero.

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The Tightrope #8: You Malware me out!

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Listen to the weariness of Mike battling multiple viruses, to what the Catholic Church really says about the end of the world, Beth's weight loss progress, more money talk and more than that in Episode 8 of The Tightrope - You Malware me out!

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The Tightrope #7: Supersized Yoda

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Beth and Mike get far away and impersonal with Archbishop Timothy Dolan, tackle obesity and bankruptcy, look at catholic home study courses, revisit Star Wars and what else? Come find out in Episode 7 of The Tightrope!

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The Tightrope #6: The Warsie Strikes Back

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In Episode 6 we cover the first Tightrope convention, fan-boy name disappointment, alien experiments, RCIA for Catholics, and more, of course!

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The Tightrope #5: Bobby Rocks!

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This week Mike is advised by Stephen Hawking to expect an alien attack, Beth gets reamed by Jillian Michaels, and we ask why God lets bad things happen. Listen NOW!

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The Tightrope #4: Hunka Polkatude

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Regather for Episode 4 of The Tightrope where we discuss Beth's setback, money, Battlestar Gallactica, and run the gamut from Blessed John Paul II to Osama Bin Laden and a lot in between!

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The Tightrope #3: Hydrogenate Me!

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Join us in Episode 3 of The Tightrope as we experience Easter pain, partially hydrogenated foods, coffee depression, Indiana Jones disgruntlement, Sean Connery snub, Divine Mercy and of course, more!

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The Tightrope #2: The Binding Tie

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Join us in episode 2 as we get ready for Easter with talk of confession, Charleton Heston, Angry Birds, and our kids. Plus we put to rest the time travel issue from Back to the Future 2, and, of course, mucho more!

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The Tightrope #1: Rookie Wookies

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Join us, Beth and Mike Spellacy, in our premier podcast as we discuss who we are, where we are, and what we are. The complications of time travel, an overview of a new making of The Empire Strikes back book, and the reality of being Catholics are all included, plus more, more, more!

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