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William S. Cohen 12.8.22

Former Defense Secretary and Senator William Cohen returned to Downtown to discuss the changes in the political landscape since he first ran for Congress and pathways to improving relations with allies and reestablishing collaboration.


Erik Jensen 12.7.22

Actor and playwright Erik Jensen joined us to discuss his Broadway debut in “The Collaboration”, now in previews at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.


Sports Lit 101 12.7.22

Bruce Pratt joins us for this week’s edition of Sports Lit 101 to suggest some great books for holiday giving..


Downtown: The Podcast Episode #238

http://media.blubrry.com/downtownthepodcast/www.downtownwithrichkimball.com.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/06160300/Downtown-the-Podcast-23Rosanne-Cash-Bill-Mumy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSSGuests:  Rosanne Cash, Bill Mumy Singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash returns for a wide-ranging discussion about music and writing. Actor and musician Bill Mumy talks with us about his new memoir, “Danger Will Robinson: The Full Mumy”.               […]


Colin Fleming 12.6.22

Author Colin Fleming talked with us about a unique 1966 CBS Christmas spot, Rod Serling’s “Carol for Another Christmas”, “The Missing Mouse Matter” from “Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar”, The Who’s version of “Jingle Bells”, and Patricia M. Scarry’s 1970 scratch & sniff holiday book, “The Sweet Smell of Christmas”.


Riff Johnson 12.6.22

Musician Riff Johnson joined us this afternoon to share the details of his “12 Gigs of Riffmas” event.


Message in the Bottle 12.6.22

Our world wine tour continues with Eric Mihan of Bangor Wine & Cheese Company.


John Karalis 12.6.22

We discussed the Raptors game and what’s ahead for the Celtics as John Karalis visited with us on today’s Downtown.


Pass The Popcorn 12.5.22

Allen Adams of The Maine Edge joined us for this week’s Pass The Popcorn, discussing the film VIOLENT NIGHT.


Joshua Moulton of QCCC 12.5.22

Joshua Moulton of Queen City Cinema Club joined us in the studio this afternoon to discuss how QCCC could help you make your holiday gathering unique and memorable.


Chad Finn 12.5.22

We talked with Chad Finn of The Boston Globe about the highs (Celtics and Bruins) and lows (Patriots and Red Sox) of the Boston sports scene.


Cheryl Michaud of WMSACH 12.5.22

Cheryl Michaud of West Market Square Artisan Coffee House paid a visit to the studio this afternoon to share some treats and talk about some great gift ideas for coffee and tea lovers.


Jon Shields 12.2.22

The Black Bear Sports Network’s Jon Shields previews Maine hockey’s weekend series at Vermont.


This Day in Rock & Roll History 12.2.22

It’s another magical musical tour with Mighty John Marshall on today’s Downtown.


Kim Corey 12.2.22

Kim Corey from Finely Sorted Organizing Services joined us to talk about ways you can free yourself from the clutter and to explain the system they use to make your life better. You can call them at 207-613-5375 or visit finelysorted.com


Bill Mumy 12.1.22

Actor-musician-producer Bill Mumy returned to Downtown to discuss his new memoir, DANGER WILL ROBINSON: THE FULL MUMY, available now at https://www.ncpbooks.com


Rosanne Cash 12.1.22

Singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash returned to Downtown to discuss her upcoming appearance in Boston on the Mountain Stage show, her TED talk on “the rhythm and rhyme of memory”, and we even got a brief visit from her husband, John Leventhal.


Pat Callaghan 12.1.22

Pat Callaghan of News Center Maine joined us to look back at his more-than-four-decade career in broadcast journalism.


Michael Hurley 11.30.22

WBZ-TV’s Michael Hurley joined us this afternoon to preview the Thursday night game between the Patriots and the Buffalo Bills.


Sports Lit 101 11.30.22

Bruce Pratt joins us for this week’s edition of Sports Lit 101 to talk about the book “Big Game, Small World A Basketball Adventure” by Alexander Wolff.


Downtown: The Podcast Episode #237

http://media.blubrry.com/downtownthepodcast/www.downtownwithrichkimball.com.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/29170037/Downtown-the-Podcast-237Ronnie-Schell-Skunk-Baxter.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSSGuests:  Ronnie Schell, Skunk Baxter Actor and comedian Ronnie Schell looks back at his work on Gomer Pyle, That Girl, Good Morning World, and more. Guitarist Jeff “Skunk” Baxter discusses his new solo album Speed of Heat, his work with The Doobie […]


Colin Fleming 11.29.22

Author Colin Fleming does a deep dive into the 1964 Rankin-Bass special, “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.”


Message in the Bottle 11.29.22

Our world wine tour continues with Eric Mihan of Bangor Wine & Cheese Company.


Peter & The Starcatcher at PTC 11.29.22

Jackson Baker and Emily Chester from Penobscot Theatre’s production of Peter & The Starcatcher joined us in studio. Tickets are available at penobscottheatre.org, at the box office, or by calling 942-3333.


John Karalis 11.29.22

John Karalis from Boston Sports Journal shares his thoughts on the Celtics’ game with the Hornets and their upcoming matchups with the Heat.


Shawn Laatsch 11.29.22

Shawn Laatsch from the Versant Power Astronomy Center and Jordan Planetarium visited with us to discuss December events at the center and in the skies.


Pass The Popcorn 11.28.22

Allen Adams of The Maine Edge joined us for this week’s Pass The Popcorn, discussing the films FANTASY FOOTBALL, GOOD NIGHT OPPY, and STRANGE WORLD.


Ty Anderson 11.28.22

We got the latest on the Bruins in advance of their Tuesday game with the Lightning, as Ty Anderson from 98.5 The Sports Hub checked in on today’s show.


Jon Shields 11.25.22

Jon Shields joined us this afternoon to preview Maine hockey’s series with A.I.C. this weekend.


Mighty John Marshall 11.25.22

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


Upton Bell 11.23.22

Former NFL executive and broadcaster Upton Bell joined us to discuss the current state of sports and his incredible collection of historical memorabilia donated to the University of Massachusetts.


Sports Lit 101 11.23.22

Bruce Pratt joins us for this week’s edition of Sports Lit 101.


Downtown: The Podcast Episode #236

http://media.blubrry.com/downtownthepodcast/www.downtownwithrichkimball.com.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/22152204/Downtown-the-Podcast-236Kelly-Monrow-Jim-Meskimen.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSSGuests:  Kelly Monrow & Jim Meskimen Actress and singer Kelly Monrow talked with us about her album, Scars of Venus, and her work on American Crime Story.   Actor and impressionist Jim Meskimen joined us to discuss some of his remarkable impressions […]


Colin Fleming 11.22.22

Author Colin Fleming discusses the 1942 film, This Gun for Hire, and holiday radio classics, an episode of Suspense starring Peter Lorre, and a Christmas dispatch from war-torn London by Edward R. Murrow.


Message in the Bottle 11.22.22

Our world wine tour continues with Eric Mihan of Bangor Wine & Cheese Company.


John Karalis 11.22.22

John Karalis of Boston Sports Journal discusses the Bulls game and what’s ahead for the Celtics on today’s show.


Pass The Popcorn 11.21.22

Allen Adams of The Maine Edge joined us for this week’s Pass The Popcorn, discussing the films SPIRITED, THE MENU, and A CHRISTMAS STORY CHRISTMAS.


Travis Lazarczyk 11.21.22

Travis Lazarczyk of the Portland Press Herald joined us to discuss the Maine Black Bears’ football season.


Chad Finn 11.21.22

We discussed the Patriots and more as Chad Finn of the Boston Globe joined us on today’s Downtown.


Cheryl Michaud of WMSACH 11.21.22

Cheryl Michaud from West Market Square Artisan Coffee House joined us in-studio this afternoon.


Bob Lucy on Maine-UNH 11.18.22

Rich and Bob Lucy discuss The Game Plan for Maine v. UNH in the regular season finale and the battle for the Brice-Cowell Musket.


This Day in Rock & Roll History 11.18.22

The legendary Mighty John Marshall takes us on another musical journey on today’s show.


High School Report with Marc Calnan 11.18.22

We talked High School Championships with Marc Calnan on today’s Downtown.


Gary Tanguay 11.18.22

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


Jim Meskimen 11.17.22

Actor and impressionist Jim Meskimen joined us to share some of his brilliant impressions and talk about his work on GASLIT, HUNTERS, BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, and more. Visit his website at:  www.Jimmeskimen.com


Roger Paul 11.17.22

Roger Paul joined us to discuss his work on the documentary, Weckuwapok (The Approaching Dawn), part of the Reciprocity Project, a series of Indigenous-made documentaries designed to inspire conversation and action on climate.


Ronnie Schell 11.17.22

Actor-comedian Ronnie Schell shared stories from his more than sixty years in show business, from starring with Jim Nabors in Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C., his own series Good Morning, World with Goldie Hawn, and working with legends like Don Rickles, Robert Mitchum, and more. Visit Ronnie’s website at:  www.ronnieschell.com and find him on Facebook at: www.Facebook.com/TheRealRonnieSchell


Sports Lit 101 11.16.22

Bruce Pratt joins us to discuss the extensive sports literature publications from the University of Nebraska Press. The University of Nebraska Press is offering 50% off its entire catalogue of over 4000 titles through December 31. To take advantage of the offer go to the website, www.nebraskapress.unl.edu choose the titles you want to order then use the promo code […]


J.D. Slajchert 11.16.22

Author J.D. Slajchert talks about his new book, “Darling, You’re Not Alone”, and his national letter writing project.


Molly Engstrom 11.16.22

University of Maine women’s hockey coach Molly Engstrom joined us on today’s Downtown.


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