Tag Archives: Jerry Tarantola

Character Building Zone Ahead

Our future champions of America are working their way through the ranks as they prepare for the Atlantic Challenge Cup  – the ultimate proving ground for juniors. Join us for a chat with two of our aspiring titlists: April Larson and Chris Robinson. Alison Fischer catches up with Jerry Tarantola and Karla Mera to talk about his upcoming web series, and to reflect on the legacy of Barry Behrman. Scott Lee and Randy G. talk about the SPF method.

Show Features: April Larson, Chris Robinson, Jerry Tarantola, Karla Mera, Alison Fischer, David “Mr. Bond”, Mark Cantrill, Scott Lee, Randy G.

Running Time: 1:28


New Table New Blood

Matchroom announces the U.S. referee for the Mosconi Cup this year. Find out who it is as Mark Cantrill chats with him about ref duties and more. Mr. Bond gets some answers from designer Colin Tury, about the new Brunswick GC VI table. Mike Howerton gives us a live update from the U.S. Open in VA. Alison and JT discuss the Predator tour and the U.S. Open.

Show Features: Mark Cantrill, Ken Shuman, Colin Tury, David “Mr. Bond”, Mary Ann Starkey, Andy Craney, Alison Fischer, Jerry Tarantola, Mike Howerton.

Running Time: 1:47

Time spent playing is time spent exercising your mind 🙂

Outside Looking In

Those of you in the Phoenix, AZ area will recognize Bruce St. James from his KTAR news radio show and racing career. Listen in as Mark Cantrill gets a view of the pool world from an outsiders perspective. What do they think of us? Mr. Bond talks with Ian Brock about his revolutionary scoring app that can keep track of an entire league system, including handicaps, score keeping and tabulation, even time keeping, with the touch of a finger.  Alison Fischer and Jerry T discuss the recent and upcoming events taking place in the New York City area, and speak about their coverage of pool on NYCgrind.com. Scott Lee and Randy G. discuss red lights and green lights ….is it christmas already?

Show Features: Bruce St. James, Mark Cantrill, Ian Brock, David “Mr. Bond”, Alison Fischer, Jerry Tarantola, Scott Lee, Randy G.

Running Time: 1:36

Future Champions Made Here

Mark Cantrill chats with Mark Griffin and Ozzy Reynolds of CSI about the Mosconi Cup contenders and the CSI Invitationals. David “Mr. Bond” speaks with three-time Junior National champion April Larson. Alison Fischer and Jerry T. talk about current events happening around New York, including the upcoming Tri-State Tour Invitational, and also talk about giving pool players a channel to share their stories.

Show Features: Mark Griffin, Ozzy Reynolds, Mark Cantrill, April Larson, David “Mr. Bond”, Alison Fischer, Jerry Tarantola, Mary Ann Starkey, Sheri Dadian, Scott Lee, Randy G.

Running Time:  1:35

Happy Birthday U.S.A. !!

Team USA Profile #7 Justin Bergman

Mark talks with Justin Bergman about his potential for the Mosconi Cup team. Mike chats with Mike Zuglan about his career playing pool and the Joss Tour. Mr. Bond speaks with Steve Anderson about the status of the USBA. Alison and Jerry discuss the upcoming events in NYC and some new NYC Grind adventures in video.

Show Features: Justin Bergman, Mark Cantrill, Mike Zuglan, Mike Howerton, Joe Young, Mary Ann Starkey, Steve Anderson, David “Mr. Bond”, Jerry Tarantola, Alison Fischer, Scott Lee, Randy G.

Running Time: 1:41

All the world’s a table, and we are merely players!

Mosconi Cup Hits The Mark: Wilson

Mark Wilson is the new Team USA Coach. What new changes are in store?

Whats wrong with so many pool streams? Mr. Bond gets on the soap box. Johnny Archer talks about Mark Wilson, passion and play. Mark ‘ The Oracle’ Cantrill connects us to all things pool. Mike Howerton speaks with Larry Chiborak about Bonus Ball and the future.

Show Features: David “Mr. Bond”, Mike Howerton, Larry Chiborak, Mark Cantrill, Johnny Archer, “JT” Tarantola, Tony Robles, John Lavin, Mary Ann Starkey, and instructional tips by Scott Lee and Randy Goettlicher.

Running Time 1:31

Who says pool isn’t cool? Run a rack and tell me how easy it is!

Nowhere To Go But Up!

The Governing Body of American Pool Speaks

Hear from Billiard Congress of America CEO Rob Johnson about some of the tough issues that pool and billiards in the U.S. is facing. Don’t shoot the messenger.

Mark “The Oracle” Cantrill shares with us some of the best things about traveling to the UK for this year’s Mosconi Cup Tournament.

Hear from Steinway Billiards ( The home court of Earl Strickland) owner Manny Stamatakis and professional player Tony Robles about the success of their new league.

Tonight’s show features: Alison Fischer, “JT” Tarantola, Tony Robles, Mary Ann Starkey, Manny Stamatakis, Mark Cantrill, David “Mr. Bond”, Rob Johnson, and instructional tips from Scott Lee and Randy Goettlicher.

Running Time: 1:18

Pour a cold one and rack up a game, it’s time for some American Billiard Radio.

American Billiards -Take Me To Your Leader

What does professional pool need most? Players? Venues? Money?

Can we just get some regulation pockets.

Wait, did someone say Ninja Turtles? Chinese 8-ball?

This week’s show features an interesting mix of personality and passion that you don’t want to miss.

Hear from: “Jerry T.” Tarantola, Darren Appleton, Mike Howerton, Keith McCready, Mark Cantrill, Karen and Michael Markulis, Greg Sullivan, David “Mr. Bond” and instructional tips by Scott Lee and Randy Goettlicher.

Running Time:  1:44

Who says you can’t play ball in the house? Rack up a game and turn on American Billiard Radio.

Welcome To 2014 – Get Your Game On !

Join us as we say good-bye to 2013, and hello to the new pool adventures that lie ahead.

Ever wish there were more high-quality pool events in the U.S., with well respected players who have impeccable integrity, who conduct themselves as such?  Ever wish that pool players could all hold their heads high and be proud of their game and what they’ve accomplished. Well fear not my fine cue-wielding friends, because there ARE high quality pool events being held in the U.S., with excellent participants who play the game with respect and integrity.  Where?  A lot closer than you think!  Listen in as professional instructor Mark Wilson humbly informs us about what he’s doing for the future of pool.

Tonight’s show features: Alison Fischer, “Jerry T. ” Tarantola, Mike Howerton, Jerry Forsyth, Mark Cantrill, David “Mr. Bond”, and Mark Wilson. The show is dedicated to George Fels.

Running Time: 1:20

Who says you can’t play ball in the house?