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Episode 117 – Carol Heiss Jenkins & Hayes Jenkins

  Dan & Brian had an amazing chat with Carol Heiss Jenkins and Hayes Jenkins. Carol and Hayes have what many would call a unique story. Carol and Hayes both have Olympic gold medals, in the same sport, figure skating, from different Olympics. Hayes took gold in 1956 and Carol in 1960. Since then, they’ve […]

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131 – Cav Burens – Tributary

We took a bit of hiatus, you may have noticed. Sorry about that! Brian and Dan’s lives got a little crazy with work and school (at least for Brian). We’re back and here’s a fresh episode recorded when it was warm out. Remember when it was warm? Ah… memories. Dan and Brian sat down with […]

130 – Thomas Fox – Creative Mornings

We had the chance to sit down with Thomas Fox, area coordinator and leader of Creative Mornings. We learned quite a bit about a pretty fascinating series of events. Turns out, one of our recent guests, Jill Vedda, Dan met through a Creative Mornings’ talk. Take a listen then get out there for a meeting.

129 – Sam Allard – Scene Magazine

Dan & Brian had the chance to sit down with two distinct guests this week. First up is Dwayne Duke promoting his Midwest Queer Comedy Festival in Columbus. It’s this weekend, August 22 to 26, all over our state’s capital. Check it out! Then we sit down with journalist Sam Allard. Sam works for Scene […]

128 – Jill Vedaa – Salt+

Dan & Brian had the chance to sit down with the chef, co-owner, and co-founder of Salt+, Jill Vedaa. We talked with Jill about her journey from Bay Village High School, through a series of kitchens, to the opening and success of Salt+. Jill has worked in some of the best and most famous kitchens […]

127 – Live with Lauren Kotmel

Brian & Alex ventured over to the wonderful Terrestrial Brewing Company and sat down with Lauren Kotmel, the Cleveland community manager for Yelp! Lauren’s role with Yelp is to help build community between users and businesses. We talk about how Yelp helps local businesses, what it does to support them, its user base, its super-user […]

125 – Cassandra Fear – Fear’s Confections

Dan & Brian had the chance to sit down with the amazing and wonderful Cassandra Fear of Fear’s Confections. Cassandra’s shop, located on Madison in Lakewood, specializes in nerd-based chocolate. Not that her chocolate has nerds in it, whether human or candy form, but that it’s targeted toward nerd-oriented persons. Whether you’re into Star Wars, […]

124 – Madeline Finn – The Whiskey Hollow

Dan and Brian sat down with the amazingly talented Madeline Finn. Madie is a guitarist, vocalist, and founding member of the band The Whiskey Hollow. We talked about her journey through music, from a student in Streetsboro to a Hollywood Week finalist on American Idol and on to her path today. Madie shares how her personal […]

Episode 123 – Live at Il Rione Pizza!

Dan & Brian sat down with Brian Holleran and wrangled in a standing Brian Moss, on occasion. We had sat down with the duo of pizza-mongering Brians in October 2016. Since then, they have opened their restaurant, Il Rione Pizza in Cleveland’s Detroit Shoreway neighborhood’s West Side Little Italy. In a podcast first, we have […]

Episode 122 – Jeremy Umansky – Larder Delicatessen

Dan and Brian sat down with the co-founder and co-owner of Larder Delicatessen, Jeremy Umansky. Larder is a unique concept here in Cleveland. They start everything from scratch and source their food locally. They make a gefiltefish from lake fish, not ocean fish. Most of their foods are fermented, in-house. So what are they? A […]

Episode 121 – Neighborfulish

Dan & Brian got all the equipment set up only to discover that they hadn’t booked a guest for the show! We decided to chew the fat and talk about things going on around Cleveland. Our buddy Tim showed up about 10 minutes into recording and he promptly joined the conversation as our ad hoc […]

Episode 119 – Open Streets Cleveland – Rachel and Emma

Dan and Brian had the chance to sit down with Rachel Sommer and Emma Maloney of Open Streets Cleveland, formerly known as Ciclevia. Open Streets Cleveland turns streets upside down by closing 1-3 miles of road to cars and opening them up for day-long festivities and community building. You can walk, roll, pedal, shuffle or […]

Episode 118 – Rep. Nickie Antonio – Live at Gypsy Beans!

Dan and Brian hauled their gear up to their first ever coffee shop live show at Gypsy Beans and Baking Company. We had the chance to interview State Representative Nickie Antonio, who is currently running for State Senate in Senate District 23. We talked about how state government affects everyday life, how minority parties shape […]

Episode 117 – Carol Heiss Jenkins & Hayes Jenkins

  Dan & Brian had an amazing chat with Carol Heiss Jenkins and Hayes Jenkins. Carol and Hayes have what many would call a unique story. Carol and Hayes both have Olympic gold medals, in the same sport, figure skating, from different Olympics. Hayes took gold in 1956 and Carol in 1960. Since then, they’ve […]