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Downtown: The Podcast Episode #209

http://media.blubrry.com/downtownthepodcast/p/www.downtownwithrichkimball.com.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/17144355/Downtown-the-Podcast-209Gunnar-Nelson-Kelly-Carlin.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSSGuest: Kelly Carlin & Gunnar Nelson Actor, producer, and radio host Kelly Carlin talks about her father, family, and the new documentary, George Carlin’s American Dream. Musician Gunnar Nelson discusses the musical legacy of his father, Rick, who would’ve turned 82 earlier […]


Colin Fleming 5.17.22

Writer Colin Fleming discusses his recent blog post on his favorite John Lennon’s vocal performances.


Message In The Bottle 5.17.22

This week’s Message In The Bottle with Eric Mihan of Bangor Wine & Cheese Company.


John Karalis 5.17.22

John Karalis from Boston Sports Journal gets us ready for the opener of the Eastern Conference Finals, as he sizes up the Celtics-Heat matchup.


Bob Ryan 5.17.22

Bob Ryan joined us this afternoon to discuss his new book with Bill Chuck, IN SCORING POSITION.


Pass The Popcorn 05.16.22

Allen Adams of The Maine Edge discusses SENIOR YEAR, SNEAKERELLA, and FIRESTARTER on this week’s Pass the Popcorn.


Ty Anderson 5.16.22

Ty Anderson from 98.5 The Sports Hub joined us to talk about the Bruins on today’s show.


David Roth 5.16.22

David Roth of Defector and The Distraction Podcast returned to Downtown this afternoon.


Gerry Monteux 5.16.22

Nature photographer and former sportscaster Gerry Monteux joined us on today’s Downtown.


Kelly Carlin 5.13.22

Actor, producer, and radio host Kelly Carlin join us to discuss the new documentary about her father, GEORGE CARLIN’S AMERICAN DREAM, which premieres May 20 on HBO.


High School Report with Marc Calnan 5.13.22

Marc Calnan from Eastern Maine Sports brings us this week’s High School Report.


This Day In Rock & Roll History 5.13.22

Mighty John Marshall with another blast from the past on Downtown.


Glenn Chadbourne 5.12.22

Artist and political cartoonist Glenn Chadbourne joined us on today’s Downtown.  


Sports Lit 101 with Justin Hudson 05.11.22

Author Justin Hudson joins Bruce Pratt to discuss his work on the book “Sporting Realities: Critical Readings of the Sports Documentary” on this week’s Sports Lit 101.


Downtown: The Podcast Episode #208

http://media.blubrry.com/downtownthepodcast/p/www.downtownwithrichkimball.com.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/10145410/Downtown-the-Podcast-208Paula-Poundstone-Steve-Binder.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSSGuest: Paula Poundstone & Steve Binder Comedian Paula Poundstone talks about returning to Maine for shows, her workout regimen, and her dog’s single-minded focus on tennis balls. Producer-Director Steve Binder shares behind the scenes stories of the 1968 Elvis Presley comeback special, […]


Colin Fleming 5.10.22

Writer Colin Fleming discusses his JazzTimes piece on Dexter Gordon and the film “Round Midnight”, the Cape Cod Radio Mystery Theater, the 1982 Red Sox, and hockey players who’ve been asked to shoulder the greatest responsibility.


Message In The Bottle 5.10.22

This week’s Message In The Bottle with Eric Mihan of Bangor Wine & Cheese Company.


John Karalis 5.10.22

John Karalis from Boston Sports Journal and the Locked On Celtics Podcast discusses the Celtics-Bucks series.


Gunnar Nelson 5.10.22

Gunnar Nelson joined us this afternoon to talk about the musical legacy of his father, Rick Nelson, who would’ve turned 82 this past Sunday.


Pass The Popcorn 05.09.22

Allen Adams of The Maine Edge discusses ALONG FOR THE RIDE, MARMADUKE, and DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS on this week’s Pass the Popcorn.


Chad Finn 5.9.22

We talked Red Sox and more as Chad Finn of The Boston Globe visited with us on today’s Downtown.


Kyle Draper 5.9.22

Voice of the Sacramento Kings, Kyle Draper, joined us to discuss the NBA Playoffs.


High School Report with Marc Calnan 5.6.22

Marc Calnan from Eastern Maine Sports joined us to talk about the spring high school sports season.


This Day In Rock & Roll History 5.6.22

Mighty John Marshall takes us on a journey through the big musical events of May 6th.


Jen Shepard 5.5.22

Jen Shepard joined us to discuss her work in Penobscot Theatre’s production of BECOMING DR. RUTH. Tickets and information are available at 207-942-3333 or at penobscottheatre.org.


Cheryl Michaud 5.4.22

Cheryl Michaud from West Market Square Artisan Coffee House talked with us about this Friday’s Story Slam event as part of First Friday.


Sports Lit 101 with Brandon Buehler 05.04.22

Author Brandon Buehler joins Bruce Pratt to discuss his work on the book “Sporting Realities: Critical Readings of the Sports Documentary” on this week’s Sports Lit 101.


Paula Poundstone 5.4.22

Paula Poundstone returned to Downtown to talk about her upcoming shows at Stone Mountain Arts Center in Brownfield and The Strand in Rockland.


Downtown: The Podcast Episode #207

http://media.blubrry.com/downtownthepodcast/p/www.downtownwithrichkimball.com.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/03143331/Downtown-the-Podcast-207Jim-Kaat-Stephen-Tobolowsky.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSSGuest: Stephen Tobolowsky & Jim Kaat Actor Stephen Tobolowsky returns to discuss his current projects and what’s ahead on The Goldbergs. Long-time baseball player and broadcaster Jim Kaat talks about his upcoming induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame and his new […]


Colin Fleming 5.3.22

Writer Colin Fleming discusses the legendary 565-foot homer run by Mickey Mantle in 1953, the Twilight Zone episode “Ring-A-Ding Girl”, a classic episode of  “Lights Out”, and the virtues of drinking lemon water.


Message In The Bottle 5.3.22

This week’s Message In The Bottle with Eric Mihan of Bangor Wine & Cheese Company.


John Karalis 5.3.22

John Karalis of Boston Sports Journal gets us ready for Game 2 of the Celtics-Bucks series.


Nick Coit 5.3.22

Nick Coit from ABC-6 in Providence joined us to talk Boston sports.


Pass The Popcorn 05.02.22

Allen Adams of The Maine Edge discusses MEMORY, THE SURVIVOR, and CRUSH on this week’s Pass the Popcorn.


Ty Anderson 5.2.22

We talked about the Bruins first round playoff matchup as Ty Anderson from 98.5 The Sports Hub visited with us on Downtown.


Gary Tanguay 5.2.22

Sportscaster, actor, and author Gary Tanguay joined us on today’s Downtown.


Sean McAdam 4.29.22

Sean McAdam of Boston Sports Journal joined us to talk about the Red Sox on today’s Downtown.


This Day In Rock & Roll History 4.29.22

Mighty John Marshall fills us in on the big events of April 29th in rock history.


Steve Binder 4.29.22

Producer-Director Steve Binder looks back on the making of Elvis Presley’s legendary 1968 comeback special, all chronicled in his new book, ELVIS ’68 COMEBACK:  THE STORY BEHIND THE SPECIAL.


Stephen Tobolowsky 4.28.22

Actor, author, and storyteller Stephen Tobolowsky returned to Downtown this afternoon.


Isabel Fryszberg 4.27.22

Singer-songwriter and artist Isabel Fryszberg talked with us about her new single, DISTANCE, and the wonderful video that goes along with it.


Sports Lit 101 with Brian Daldorph 4.27.22

Poet Brian Daldorph joins Bruce Pratt on this week’s Sports Lit 101.


Shawn Laatsch 4.27.22

Shawn Laatsch from Versant Power Astronomy Center joined us today to discuss May events at the center and in the skies.


Downtown: The Podcast Episode #206

http://media.blubrry.com/downtownthepodcast/p/www.downtownwithrichkimball.com.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/26141949/Downtown-the-Podcast-206Jane-AlexanderMindy-Thomas-Guy-Raz.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSSGuest: Jane Alexander, Mindy Thomas & Guy Raz Award-winning actor, conservationist, and writer Jane Alexander joins us and Mindy Thomas & Guy Raz discuss their new book, WOW IN THE WILD.


Colin Fleming 4.26.22

Writer Colin Fleming discusses his short story, “Bobby Orr”, live music from Led Zeppelin and The Who, and the connection between Orson Welles and “Heart of Darkness”.


Message In The Bottle 4.26.22

Eric Mihan of Bangor Wine & Cheese Company shares observations from his trip to France.


John Karalis 4.26.22

John Karalis from Boston Sports Journal shared his thoughts on the Celtics’ sweep of the Nets on today’s Downtown.


Daniel Finnemore of Box of Maine 4.26.22

Daniel Finnemore from Box of Maine joined us this afternoon to discuss his company and how they help share the magic of Maine with people worldwide.


Pass The Popcorn 04.25.22

Allen Adams of The Maine Edge discusses The Bad Guys, The Northman, and The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent on this week’s PASS THE POPCORN.


Jim Kaat 4.25.22

Jim Kaat, who will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame this summer, shared stories from his book, “Good As Gold: My Eight Decades In Baseball”, written with Douglas Lyons.


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