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Actions Detrimental with Denny Hamlin

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Actions Detrimental with Denny Hamlin will give listeners an unfiltered, honest and bold perspective from NASCAR’s most polarizing figure. Hamlin and co-host Jared Allen will unpack the previous race and look forward to upcoming events throughout the Cup Series with candid commentary and insights from the driver’s seat.

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Actions Detrimental with Denny Hamlin will give listeners an unfiltered, honest and bold perspective from NASCAR’s most polarizing figure. Hamlin and co-host Jared Allen will unpack the previous race and look forward to upcoming events throughout the Cup Series with candid commentary and insights from the driver’s seat.

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English


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All-Star Race: Ricky Stenhouse Jr. & Kyle Busch Steal The Show

5/20/2024
In this episode, Denny Hamlin and co-host Jared Allen delve into Joey Logano's standout performance and the tire strategies used in the All-Star race. They debate whether NASCAR should adopt the soft compound tire for future races and discuss the potential of North Wilkesboro Speedway hosting a points race, considering the success of its repave (31:00). Denny shares a surprising issue with the track that has more to do with beer sales than racing. The episode heats up with a breakdown of the post-race altercation between Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Kyle Busch (38:30). Denny reacts to the incident, analyzing what triggered the fight and if either driver was at fault for the initial wreck. He also dissects the failed conversation between Ricky and Kyle that led to punches being thrown and shares his own strategy if he were to fight another driver. Off the track, NASCAR's announcement of an in-season bracket challenge for next year sparks further discussion (1:03:00). The team also examines the uncertain future of Stewart-Haas Racing (1:10:00). Plus, in #DearDenny, Denny answers questions about the grueling physical demands of racing the Coca-Cola 600 (1:12:50). For more Actions Detrimental content, head over to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/@ActionsDetrimental To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:27:02

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Darlington: Very Ambitious Moves by Byron & Reddick

5/13/2024
Denny Hamlin and co-host Jared Allen are in-studio to dive into all things Darlington and the latest in NASCAR news. Last week, the fan-favorite Denny Hamlin Bracket Challenge was announced for its second year. Denny and Jared also delve into the recent news about the Race Hub television show coming to an end (5:30). They discuss Michael McDowell's move to Spire and ponder if it's a lateral one (8:00). Additionally, they touch on Ricky Stenhouse Jr.'s contract extension with JTG Daughtery (15:50). There's been a buzz about NASCAR possibly heading to Mexico and questions surrounding the future of the Clash (16:30). Denny shares his thoughts on whether Phoenix should continue hosting the NASCAR Championship event. Recapping the Darlington race, Denny explains why he couldn't make much headway during Sunday's race (30:30). He also shares his perspective on the exciting restart between Brad Keselowski and Tyler Reddick (41:00), as well as Chris Buescher's incident and the pit road discussion with Reddick post-race (46:00). Keselowski clinched his first win as an owner-driver (52:00), while Ryan Blaney again lost his cool after being wrecked (58:20). Also on the show, #DearDenny makes an appearance (1:10:50), and there's talk about the possibility of Denny spotting for his fiancée. For more Actions Detrimental content, head over to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/@ActionsDetrimental 21+ and present in NC. First online real money wager only. $10 Deposit req. Bonus issued as non-withdrawable bonus bets that expire 7 days after receipt. Restrictions apply. See full terms at fanduel.com/sportsbook. Gambling problem? Call 877-718-5543 or visit morethanagame.nc.gov. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:25:03

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Kansas: Monday Morning Quarterbacking The Best Race Ever

5/6/2024
Denny Hamlin and Jared Allen are back from a historic race at Kansas. Denny had an upfront view of the closest finish ever as Kyle Larson beat Chris Buescher by .001 seconds. Sunday's race had the perfect amount of tire falloff to make the race interesting. Is there anything different Buescher could have done to hold off Larson? Timing and scoring is not the same as the official finish line. Does NASCAR need better cameras, and why isn’t the finish line not straight? Denny had an eventful day on pit road. Could Denny have made it on fuel if the race stayed green? Or was Martin Truex Jr. going to pass him? Denny explains why he took the inside lane on the restart. Kansas might be the perfect track for the Next Gen car. Noah Gragson scored an impressive top-10 finish. Plus, is this the final year of throwback paint schemes at Darlington? To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:05:27

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Dover: Called It

4/29/2024
Denny Hamlin and Jared are back after he called his shot and won at Dover on Sunday. Denny chats about why he felt he was confident ahead of the race, and how many races he thinks he could win throughout the rest of the 2024 season. Jared bought a new house and Denny has the perfect gift for him (6:00). Ryan Truex wins again at Dover in the Xfinity race, while Carson Kvapil impressed a lot of people (10:40). NASCAR has announced changes to the tires that will be used at the All-Star race this year (20:15). Denny's pit crew came up big for him coming out ahead of Kyle Larson and Alex Bowman. Denny breaks down how they came out first on that critical stop (28:00). He also details the decision to start on the outside line, moments after he took the lead on the inside lane (41:00). How can NASCAR fix aero blocking and mirror driving (43:00)? Was Dover a good race (49:00)? Was Tyler Reddick to blame for Bubba Wallace's wreck (58:00)? Plus, #DearDenny. For more Actions Detrimental content, head over to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/@ActionsDetrimental To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:19:34

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Talladega: Michael Jordan Finally Tastes Victory

4/22/2024
Denny Hamlin and Jared are back after an eventful Sunday at Talladega. Denny was on the way to the airport when Tyler Reddick won and had to make a quick u-turn. Jesse Love won the Xfinity race on Saturday. Thanks in part to drivers not understanding how to keep a run going. Kyle Busch voiced his frustration with the Next Gen. Denny explains what the problem is with this car. Sunday's race as expected, turned into a fuel saving race. The Toyotas had the perfect plan until they wrecked. Denny explains why this plan would have worked if they didn't wreck. One driver that didn't get caught up in the wreck was Tyler Reddick and it paid off for him. Michael McDowell went for broke trying to get his first win of the season and it ended with him starting a massive crash. Denny debates if this move was smart or not. Michael Jordan was in attendance for the first time when 23XI was victorious. Denny chats about what it's like being a co-owner with MJ and the impact MJ is having on the race team. Plus, why were there puddles on the track. And, #DearDenny For more Actions Detrimental content, head over to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/@ActionsDetrimental 21+ and present in NC. First online real money wager only. $10 Deposit req. Bonus issued as non-withdrawable bonus bets that expire 7 days after receipt. Restrictions apply. See full terms at fanduel.com/sportsbook. Gambling problem? Call 877-718-5543 or visit morethanagame.nc.gov To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:11:17

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Texas: Going For Broke

4/16/2024
Denny Hamlin and Jared Allen are back in studio after a heartbreaking ending for Denny in the NASAR Cup Series race in Texas. Denny starts off by telling Jared about being “forced” to go to the Stockyards in Fort Worth with his fiancée and what they got into on their night out. Then, he talks about how NASCAR met with the drivers to talk about short track package and what changes NASCAR is willing to consider in the near term (12:00). Denny also covers how paving has created issues with the track surface at Texas Motor Speedway (19:35) and why Jimmie Johnson is going to have an uphill battle in every race he is in (32:35). Denny and Jared also cover how NASCAR forced a green-white-checkered finish at the end (40:45). Plus, why did Denny decide to force the issue racing Chase Elliott, which caused Denny to spin out? Did Denny think about settling for second place (42:50)? Ultimately, Chase Elliott won and now has the monkey off his back (53:30). Plus, we hear from fans on #DearDenny and talk about saving money on tires (1:04:20) YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@ActionsDetrimental 21+ and present in NC. First online real money wager only. $10 Deposit req. Bonus issued as non-withdrawable bonus bets that expire 7 days after receipt. Restrictions apply. See full terms at fanduel.com/sportsbook. Gambling problem? Call 877-718-5543 or visit morethanagame.nc.gov.There is one promo code per show and included in the show-specific script – same script and promo code for audio and video https://mackweldon.com/utm_source=streaming&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=podcastlaunch&utm_content=DENNYutm_term=DENNY To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:16:13

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Short Tracks: If We Do Nothing, Nothing Will Change

4/8/2024
Denny Hamlin and Jared Allen are back breaking down a forgettable weekend at Martinsville. Denny discusses what triggered his Twitter beef with Marcus Smith (8:09), his frustrations with track reinvestment, and what needs to be done regarding tires and short-track racing in NASCAR (12:58). Plus, Jared asks Denny about the 11 team's decision to pit before the overtime restart, and how William Byron could pass when everyone else could not (52:18). To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:23:08

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Money Question: The Richmond Restart

4/1/2024
Denny Hamlin and Jared Allen break down all the action from Richmond, including the race’s hottest topic – the final restart. Chandler Smith wins the NASCAR Xfinity race but Joey Gase & Dawson Cram steal the show. Why couldn't Denny go golfing on Saturday (12:30)? Did NASCAR make the right call with wet-weather tires and non-competitive cautions (16:00)? The caution for Kyle Busch hitting the wall screwed up some teams’ race strategy (25:50). It was nearly impossible to pass at the end of the race, and Denny was prepared for a third-place finish (34:00). A last-second caution gave Denny life and his pit crew crushed the money stop (41:00). Kyle Larson wrecked and came out with a better finishing position (44:50). Finally, did Denny jump the restart (47:20)? To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:04:21

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COTA: Need A Common Sense Rule

3/25/2024
Connor Zilisch makes his debut in the Truck Series. Kyle Larson's daughter didn't realize her dad won in Xfinity (9:15) Austin Hill isn't happy with SVG (21:00). How should track limits be handled at COTA (24:00)? Cup Race might not have Bristol exciting but it was compelling (33:00). Did Christopher Bell's team execute the correct strategy. (37:45)? Who are the best road course racers (43:30)? The 11 team accomplished their goal and left COTA with a playoff point (48:00) An update on Denny's shoulder and how age and health impact his racing (54:30). Kyle Busch is upset with Bell (58:50). #DearDenny, and Does Bubba race Denny differently because he is the owner and doesn't want to wreck his own car (1:11:20)? YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@ActionsDetrimental 21+ and present in NC. First online real money wager only. $10 Deposit req. Bonus issued as non-withdrawable bonus bets that expire 7 days after receipt. Restrictions apply. See full terms at fanduel.com/sportsbook. Gambling problem? Call 877-718-5543 or visit morethanagame.nc.gov. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:28:19

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Bristol: A Happy Accident

3/18/2024
It's a victory episode as Denny Hamlin wins at Bristol. Denny got lucky at the end of stage 1 when he blew a tire. What he learned from that blown tire that helped him the rest of the race. Did anyone have an idea the tires would wear the way they did? Denny's plea to Goodyear and whoever created this tire. Was the tire the issue or was it something else? Why today proved more off throttle time is a good thing. There's no need to make and changes to this tire. What happened on the final green flag pit stops. Denny kindly moved Bubba Wallace out of the way. Ryan Blaney vs Ross Chastain heating up. Erik Jones and Chase Briscoe finally have each other's numbers. And Denny did it again 21+ and present in NC. First online real money wager only. $10 Deposit req. Bonus issued as non-withdrawable bonus bets that expire 7 days after receipt. Restrictions apply. See full terms at fanduel.com/sportsbook. Gambling problem? Call 877-718-5543 or visit morethanagame.nc.gov. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:07:32

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Phoenix: What More Do You Want?

3/11/2024
What happens to Denny if he doesn't spin out (7:30)? Fans are overreacting calling the race in Phoenix bad (10:10). Just how easy is it to fix the horsepower problem (24:15)? Toyota makes a statement in Phoenix (39:15). Austin Dillon's run of bad luck continues (43:20). Chevy had a bad day. What was wrong with Denny's car (49:40). Christopher Bell cruises to victory. Off to Bristol next weekend but no dirt. And, #DearDenny (56:15). YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@ActionsDetrimental 21+ and present in NC. First online real money wager only. $10 Deposit req. Bonus issued as non-withdrawable bonus bets that expire 7 days after receipt. Restrictions apply. See full terms at fanduel.com/sportsbook. Gambling problem? Call 877-718-5543 or visit morethanagame.nc.gov. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:04:08

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Las Vegas: Bad Luck On Pit Road

3/4/2024
Denny is tired hearing about Joey Logano's gloves. Dale Jr leaving NBC is good for Dale and NBC (7:50). A successful blackjack tournament (14:43). Jared big timed Bruno Mars (22:00). Rajah Caruth gets his first win in the Truck Series (27:20). John Hunter Nemechek wins in Xfinity, getting the first non-Chevy victory this year. Kyle Larson dominates Cup race (34 :00) SHR and Spire had a solid performance (37:00) . Pit road problems continue to hurt 23XI (41:00). What went wrong for the 11 car in Las Vegas (50:20). #DearDenny becomes NASCAR 101 as Denny talks about the difference between right side and left side tires 53:30). YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@ActionsDetrimental Fan Duel disclaimer: Availability subject to regulatory approval. 21+ and present in NC. Bonuses are issued in non-withdrawable bonus bets that expire 30 days after FanDuel accepts its first real money sports wager in NC. Unique user identity verification required. Restrictions apply. See terms at sportsbook.fanduel.com. Gambling problem? Call 877-718-5543 or visit morethanagame.nc.gov. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:05:38

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Atlanta: Greatest Finish In NASCAR History

2/26/2024
Denny and Jared discuss the difference between Gen 6 and Next Gen cars when in wrecks. Austin Hill wins again. How hard is it to save fuel? Why Atlanta is more difficult than Daytona. What caused the first wreck in the Cup race. Matter of time for Chase Briscoe to wreck and Denny was collateral damage. NASCAR makes the right call staying green when Byron and McDowell wrecked. Joey Logano ruined the day for Chris Buescher and Denny. Chase Elliott wrecked by Ross Chastain. Denny didn't win, but made history on Sunday. A historical finish between Kyle Busch, Ryan Blaney and Daniel Suarez. SHR possibly in trouble again. Logano caught cheating in qualifying. Plus, #DearDenny FanDuel Disclaimer: Must be 21+ and present in select states. Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER or visit FanDuel.com/RG. Actions Detrimental YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@ActionsDetrimental To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:24:47

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Daytona 500: This Sucks. I Want To Race

2/20/2024
Nick Sanchez get his first Truck Series win. Selfish driving at the end of the ARCA race. Xfinity once again has a great race. NASCAR made the wrong call punishing Riley Herbst. The Rock talks about Denny being the villain. Latest update on charter agreement and the owners retaining Jeffery Kessler. Unfortunately the Daytona 500 became a fuel saving race right at the start. Why is this happening and how can NASCAR fix it? Denny explains why his late pit was only with Kyle Busch and not the Toyotas. Who caused the big one? Ross Chastain's late moved caused one final wreck. Austin Cindric vs Corey Lajoie. Plus, did NASCAR make the right call with the caution? And, what to expect as they head to Atlanta next weekend for the first time instead of heading out west. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@ActionsDetrimental To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:10:40

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New Motto: "A11 IN"

2/12/2024
Is NASCAR going away from the purple vest? If Denny can't win Daytona 500, who is his pick (5:00)? Expectations for Josh Berry's rookie season (7:50). Bubba to find victory lane in 2024 (8:46)? Chase Elliott looking to rebound after tough 2023 season (9:22). Make or break season for Daniel Suarez. Could Noah Gragson actually win in Daytona (13:20)? Will we see more or less winners than 2023 season (18:30)? Brad Keselowski to get his first win at RFK (24:00)? What to expect from Kyle Busch and RCR in year 2 (26:45). 23XI exceeded expectations in 2023 and their goals aren't slowing down. Plus, what Denny likes most about the new 23XI shop (35:10). How will Legacy MC moving to Toyota help the other Toyotas at Daytona (44:00). Denny tells his favorite non-victorious Daytona 500 story. Hint...it involves Dale Jr (44:50). Plus, Denny and Jared talk about the new Apple Pro Vision goggles and what's next for technology (51:45). To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:03:52

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What Dad Didn't Lke About My Clash Win

2/4/2024
NASCAR made the right call moving the start of The Clash. It's ok if some teams eliminated from The Clash (8:00). Denny was fast on short runs and restarts helped him a lot (15:00). Ty Gibbs and Joey Logano still beefing (23:17). Ricky Stenhouse Jr not happy with John Hunter Nemechek (34:45). Kyle Larson paid back Bubba Wallace (41:00). Why Denny liked restarting in front of Kyle Busch (43:35). What Denny's dad said about his post-race interview (48:00). What's next for The Clash (52:00)? And, a surprise guest (57:30) Actions Detrimental Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-MQLvnXf40U To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:06:30

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I'm Back...And Look Who's With Me

1/29/2024
Denny and Jared are joined by Jeff Gluck and Jordan Bianchi to discuss what's happened in the off-season and preview the upcoming NASCAR Season. Netflix's NASCAR documentary dropped (4:18). Did 24 Hours of Daytona not go the full 24 hours (12:35)? Teams still waiting on a charter agreement (17:40). Is NASCAR growing or getting smaller (24:00)? Are NASCAR fans spoiled like Joey Logano said (31:00)? Time to make a change to The Clash in LA (41:30). Just how many drivers have a legit shot at winning a championship (49:00)? Jeff isn't picking Denny to win it all this year (55:45). Toyota has a new nose for the Camry this year and NASCAR testing a new all electric car (1:00:00). Impact of having a new lead engineer (1:06:40). And #DearDenny and a bonus question for Jordan To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:21:51

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Dale Jr. x Denny Hamlin: "Wouldn't Change A Thing"

12/12/2023
With the first year of podcasting in the books for Denny Hamlin, it’s time to hash it out with the bossman, Dale Jr., in an end-of-the-year performance review. The two cover Denny’s new platform to speak his mind, the moments where he may have pushed the line, and whether or not Denny regrets receiving the infamous penalty early in the year. The two also look ahead towards next year, discussing the possibility of NASCAR implementing an in-season bracket challenge, sports betting in the racing world, adding more horsepower to the Cup cars, and which guest is on the top of Denny’s list to join Actions Detrimental in Season 2. Plus, Hamlin provides an update on his recent shoulder surgery and shares how it impacted him late in the 2023 race season... and even into the offseason, leaving him with plenty of challenges on his hands before 2024. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:02:27

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Best of 2023

11/27/2023
Year 1 of Actions Detrimental is in the books. From Denny Hamlin wrecking Ross Chastain to Joe Gibbs' jet ski story and DH's mom being upset about the cussing...here is a look back on some of the memorable moments. Enjoy To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:23:20

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Blaney is "Mr. Right Now"

11/7/2023
Jared isn't sure if he will get Purple Vest 560 next year. Denny beat Jared in pickleball and is worried his mom will be mad with his cussing. The Truck Series championship was a s*** show. How can NASCAR fix this problem? Xfinity on the other hand was able to have a clean race. Should NASCAR not give such an advantage to the first pit stall? Is there a concern about the car issues Toyota had at the end of the year? Ross Chastain vs Ryan Blaney. Kevin Harvick retires. 23XI out performs Denny's expectations for them. Plus, #DearDenny To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:13:35