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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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Top 5 Dumbest Reality TV Shows I Was DEEPLY Into

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 the internet is STILL incredibly un-fun in 2021 and I enjoy blogging. It’s Friday and these will be fun! This week’s list… Top 5 Dumbest…

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Ep. 309: Elias Plagianos – Creator of Hudson Falls, Champion of Independent TV

My coverage of Denver Film Festival 44 kicks off with Elias Plagianos, Creator of Hudson Falls, and a champion of Independent Television. What is Hudson Falls? Here’s the pitch from their website: The secrets of a small upstate town that revolve around an eccentric scientist (William Sadler) begin to unravel when a private eye from…

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Ep. 308: Andy Thomas – Musician, Deputy Director of Levitt Pavilion

Andy Thomas is Deputy Director of Levitt Pavilion Denver, a non-profit music venue established with the purpose of building community through music. Levitt Pavilion Denver operates on a mission to bridge cultural gaps and to find ways to erase divisions and embrace differences in our community. Andy has been playing music professionally since 2003, and…

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Top 5 Best Movie Theatre Experiences I Have Ever Had

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 the internet is STILL incredibly un-fun in 2021 and I enjoy blogging. It’s Friday and these will be fun! This week’s list… Top 5 Best…

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Ep. 307: Zach Eastman – Podcaster, Filmmaker, Old Time Hollywood Enthusiast

Zach Eastman is my good buddy. Chief among the reasons he’s a good buddy of mine is that he’s just about the only person I’ve ever known (besides my own father) who can talk about W.C. Fields for three hours with me. Which we did on his show! You can find that right here. Zach…

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Ep. 306: Jonathan Stine – Managing Partner at The Paul Wilkinson Law Firm

Jonathan Stine is someone I met because our kids became friends in preschool. Turned out we had a lot in common, and the two of us and our two wives hit it off pretty much immediately. When we’d have parties, he’d ask my friends weird questions like, “Which insurance company do you have?” For the…

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Ep. 305: Andrew Orvedahl – Comedian, TV Star, Game Designer

Andrew Orvedahl is the first comedian I was ever close to getting on the show. Seven and a half years ago after I interviewed Brandi Shigley, she asked me if I was interested in interviewing Andrew Overdahl. Of course! was my reply. She called him, left him a voicemail, and then nothing materialized. We were…

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