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Ep. 317: Laurie Gilbertson – CEO of Tribeca Blue Consulting

Laurie Gilbertson is a former New York City sex crimes, organized crime, and homicide prosecutor, television legal analyst, educator, and entrepreneur. As the owner of Tribeca Blue Consulting, she helps professionals communicate with clarity, confidence, and creativity in their public speaking, presentations, trial work, and media appearances. On this week’s show Laurie and I talk…

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Top 5 All-Time Favorite Pop Culture Things

Welcome to Top 5 Fun Friday, a regularly-occurring blog feature where I give you a list of extremely specific pointless shit from my life no one asked for. Why? Because it’s now 2022 and I still find myself BEGGING the internet for fun little diversions to read, so I have to create some of this…

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Ep. 316: Jon Eks Solo – Death to Snark

As we roll into 2022 in earnest, the cultural mood seems to be pure shit. Beloved celebrities are dying, a huge chunk of our state turned into a damn tinderbox, grocery workers are on strike, and this godforsaken virus continues to hang around like a party guest that just won’t fucking leave even though we’ve…

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SPECIAL EP: Karate Kid III Commentary featuring Brad Haag of Reel Nerds Podcast

Greetings fans of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, Reel Nerds Podcast, incredibly weird tone deaf second sequels to beloved classics, villainous ponytails, and whatever other signifiers brought you to this bizarre ass shit we’re here to give you! Welcome all! For years, Brad Haag (two-time guest on this show here and here) and I…

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Ep. 314: Brian Raftery – Movie and Pop Culture Journalist and Author

Brian Raftery is the author of Best. Movie. Year. Ever. How 1999 Blew Up the Big Screen, which was one of my absolute favorite reads from this year. Here’s a couple of snippets from the description from Brian’s website: In 1999, Hollywood as we know it exploded: Fight Club. The Matrix. Office Space. Election. The Blair…

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Ep. 313: Jeff Kass – Author, Private Investigator, Former Journalist

Jeff Kass is a former journalist at the Rocky Mountain News and other outlets, wrote the definitive book about the Columbine tragedy, and is now a private investigator and head of Kass Research Group. I was introduced to him by my friend and guest on Episode 306 Jonathan Stine. On this week’s show we discuss…

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Ep. 312: Molly Smith – Professional Copywriter, Host of “Did That Age Well?”

Molly Smith is the Creator and Host of Did That Age Well? a show I was privileged enough to guest on a few short weeks ago talking about the hilariously droll 1999 comedy Office Space. I was introduced to Molly by my good friends at Discussion Combustion and it was during my delightful chat with…

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Ep. 311: Kaycee Heid – Registered Endocrinology Nurse, Former Punk Show Co-Host

Kaycee Heid is one of my best friends. I met her when I was 12, and our paths have crisscrossed ever since. We were in our middle school’s improv club together, we stayed pals throughout high school, we got into punk and ska music at the same time, we co-hosted The Bi-Polar Show on KCSU…

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Top 5 Favorite Songs That Have No Chorus

Welcome to Top 5 Fun Friday (now on Wednesday!), a regularly-occurring blog feature where I give you a list of extremely specific pointless shit from my life no one asked for. Why? Because the internet is STILL incredibly un-fun in 2021 and I enjoy blogging. It’s Friday Wednesday and these will be fun! This week’s…

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Ep. 310: Pete White and Brandon Kramer from The First Step

Brandon Kramer (pictured center) is the Director of, and Pete White is a participant in, The First Step, a documentary that follows CNN correspondent/progressive Van Jones, as he controversially crosses party lines to fight for bipartisan support for criminal justice reform and a more humane response to the addiction crisis during a divisive administration. The film…

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