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Ep. 367: Jean Eddy – Author, President & CEO of American Student Assistance (ASA)

Jean Eddy is the President and CEO of American Student Assistance (ASA) and the author of the book Crisis-Proofing Today’s Learners: Reimagining Career Education to Prepare Kids for Tomorrow’s World. During Jean’s tenure, ASA has pivoted from a 65-year history of helping students with college financing and repayment options to a new focus of helping…

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Ep. 365: Christopher Short – Quizmaster in Chief of Geeks Who Drink

Jeopardy! Superchamp Christopher Short returns to the show after first appearing 9 years ago in Episode 44 as part of #GeekMonth when he was but the Head Editor. I’ve always adored the whole vibe of Geeks Who Drink and used to play a ton. Then we had some damn wiener kids, go out a lot…

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Ep. 364: Jeremiah Ludemann of The Frickashinas

Jeremiah Ludemann is the guitarist for The Frickashinas, one of my favorite bands which is obvious since I’ve also interviewed their lead singer Justin Duran and featured them in the JOAT 50 Song Countdown. He’s also the mastermind behind 420 Punk Fest Denver, which is right around the corner. This dude and I hit it…

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Ep. 360: Jeff Suskin & Shalisa Pouw of DiningOut

Back in 2019, I reconnected with Shalisa Pouw – a friend from elementary school – and we talked about her work as a Denver Nuggets dancer, in the fitness industry, and for DiningOut. That episode can be found here. She’s back, and she’s brought her husband Jeff Suskin with her as I talk to the…

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Ep. 355: Douglas Derrick – 100 Mile Race Finisher

Douglas Derrick is one of the coolest guys I know. He’s the inspiration for Negroni Week, which just happened. He has a Portlandia sketch that parodies his mixology chops from his time as a bartender. He’s a champion angler. Above all that, he’s just really fun to hang out with when I go to Portland…

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Ep. 350: Adrienne Ash, Lead Singer of Plasma Canvas

Plasma Canvas is the self-professed “LOUDEST, GAYEST BAND IN THE WORLD.” And I can tell you personally that their new album DUSK is fantastic. I welcome their lead singer Adrienne Ash to the show to discuss it, what was in store for Plasma Canvas before the pandemic hit (it’s crushing), how existing as a lead…

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Ep. 349: Ryan Nanni – Professional Podcast Guest

I only know Ryan Nanni from Twitter – he’s @celebrityhottub – and I don’t really know him. I only know that his tweets consistently make me laugh and he’s someone I’m happy exists in my feed. So one night I happened to check out his full profile, and found this pinned tweet: Pay dirt! I…

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Ep. 348: Peaches ‘n Diesel – Instagram Famous

I work out at the same time and same gym as Peaches ‘n Diesel. Of course, that’s not how I know her, but one of our instructors (thank you, Jackie!) hipped me to her Instagram page. I was instantly taken with it. I then found out her dog, Jolene the Dolly Doodle was even more…

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Ep. 347: Drew Francis – Attempting to Break Colorado 14er Record

According to Drew Francis, “The state of Colorado has 58 peaks that rise over 14,000 ft in elevation. The current record to climb all the peaks is 9 days, 21 hours, and 51 minutes. My goal for the summer of 2023 is to break this speed record, climbing more than 150,000 ft of elevation, 300…

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Ep. 346: Vic Lombardi – 9 Year Anniversary Spectacular!

The Jon of All Trades Podcast is officially 9 years old! If you had asked me when I started if I would still be doing this show 9 years later, I don’t think I would have said yes. But the truth is, while this show didn’t achieve the heights I wished for it when I…

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