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Ep. 131: Scott Yates – Entrepreneur, Daylight Savings Time Abolitionist

Scott Yates is a former journalist, founder of MyTrafficNews.com, Legislative Database, and BlogMutt. He’s also the guy you can thank when he succeeds in ending the stupid time change in this country that screws up your circadian rhythm, messes up your kids, and ultimately has deadly consequences. That’s right… DEADLY! Where can you find out…

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Ep. 121: Nick Gossert – Creator, Booker and Referee at Lucha Libre & Laughs

Nick Gossert is the creator, booker and head referee for Lucha Libre & Laughs. If you’re a fan of both Mexican style lucha libre wrestling and stand-up comedy, this is the show for you. Winner of two prestigious Westword Best of Denver Awards for Best Comedy Night – here’s the writeup for their 2016 award…

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Ep. 120: Tony Pigford and Nick Jackson – Boys School of Denver

Nick Jackson and Tony Pigford are the Head of School and Dean of Students, respectively, of The Boys School of Denver. Based on the highly successful instructional model of the GIRLS ATHLETIC LEADERSHIP SCHOOL (GALS) in Denver, The Boys School will provide a small-school learning environment predicated on best practices in gender-based and active learning…

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Ep. 119: Patrick Sheridan – Filmmaker, Acting Teacher, Cancer Fighter

Patrick Sheridan is the Executive Director and Host of the Emerging Filmmakers Project. He also works with young actors and prepares them for how to act on film. Patrick has also served as a script doctor and done punch up for a number of projects. He’s a prolific, talented and engaged artist. But his primary…

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Ep. 118: Brad Lucero – Chief Operating Officer, Stout Street Foundation

Brad Lucero is the Chief Operating Officer of The Stout Street Foundation, which provides the necessary services and support in a totally structured therapeutic community environment to assist addicts and alcoholics to help themselves in rehabilitation, recovery, and transition in returning to society as productive and responsible citizens. On this week’s show, Brad shares with…

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Ep. 117: Avi Bulow – Founder, Bulow Jewelers

(At the time of this recording, Avi worked for Jay Feder Jewelers. He has now founded and opened Bulow Jewelers, which you can find at 910 16th St. Suite 1223, Denver, CO 80202 and on the web at BulowJewelers.com or on Facebook here.) Avi Bulow has grown up around the jewelry business. And although he swore…

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Ep. 109: Suzi Q. Smith – Slam Poet, Artist, Activist

Suzi Q. Smith is a slam poet, an artist, an activist, the Executive Director of Poetry Slam, Inc., and yet another escapee from the corporate world. And this episode is once again loaded with fascinating insights from across Suzi’s life, her work, her achievement of her childhood dream of becoming “a superstar poet,” her former…

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Rooster & Moon

It’s September 22 as I type this at the bar of Rooster & Moon Coffee Pub. Eight days from now, Rooster & Moon will close its doors and say goodbye to the community. I’ve written and podcasted about my love for this place before – notably here, here, and here, – so it’s with a…

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Ep. 107: Scoop Siemsen – KBPI Morning Show Host and Producer

Scoop Siemsen is producer and co-host of Your Morning Show on 106.7 KBPI fm in Denver. He’s also an alumnus of Colorado State University, and former radio star at KCSU fm. And that’s how I met him. Radio is near and dear to my heart. I don’t know what it is about this medium, but…

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Ep. 106: John Wenzel – Denver Post Reporter, Journalist, Entertainment Columnist

John Wenzel has worked for the Denver Post for 16 years. That’s a long time to be in any one job, and fairly extraordinary in terms of writing for one newspaper. As is standard practice with most journalists, you can find him with bylines at Esquire, Splitsider, Vice, Rolling Stone, and a ton of other…

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