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Downtown: The Podcast Episode #117

http://media.blubrry.com/downtownthepodcast/p/www.downtownwithrichkimball.com.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/04154233/Downtown-the-Podcast-117Gavin-MacLeod.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSSGavin MacLeod. An in-depth conversation with Gavin MacLeod about his early days, growing up in New York, and some wonderful stories from The Mary Tyler Moore Show and The Love Boat.    


Colin Fleming 8.4.20

Writer Colin Fleming talk with us about inspiration on today’s weekly visit to the show.


Message In The Bottle 8.4.20

Eric Mihan from Bangor Wine & Cheese Company takes us to Italy with this week’s Message In The Bottle.


John Karalis 8.4.20

John Karalis of MassLive.com and the Locked On Celtics Podcast discussed the Celtics win over Portland and the upcoming game with Miami.


Mark Metcalf 8.4.20

Actor Mark Metcalf joined us to share stories of his work in “Animal House”, “Hill Street Blues”, “Seinfeld”, “Buffy The Vampire Slayer”, and those memorable Twisted Sister videos.


Pass The Popcorn 8.3.20

Allen Adams of The Maine Edge gives us his thoughts on “The Speed Cubers”, “The Weight of Gold”, and “She Dies Tomorrow” on this week’s edition of Pass The Popcorn.


Michael Hurley 8.3.20

Michael Hurley of WBZ-CBS Boston talked with us about the Bruins, the Patriots, and more.


Craig Haley 8.3.20

Craig Haley from STATS Perform FCS joined us this afternoon to talk about the prospects for a college football season and whether spring could be a viable option.


Jen McCaffrey 8.3.20

Jen McCaffrey of The Athletic joined us this afternoon to discuss the Red Sox and the state of the major league baseball season.


David Roth 7.31.20

Writer David Roth returned to the show today to talk about the new web site, Defector.com.


Larry Tye 7.31.20

Historian and author Larry Tye joined us to discuss his latest book, “Demagogue: The Life and Long Shadow of Senator Joe McCarthy”.


This Day In Rock & Roll History 7.31.20

Mighty John Marshall with another lesson from the school of rock.


Gavin MacLeod 7.30.20

Actor Gavin MacLeod joined us today and talked about his work as Murray Slaughter in “The Mary Tyler Moore Show”, Captain Stubing on “The Love Boat”, and much more.


Charles Leerhsen 7.30.20

Author Charles Leerhsen returned to the show to talk about his new book, “Butch Cassidy: The True Story of An American Outlaw”.


Kyle Draper 7.28.20

Kyle Draper of NBC Sports Boston discusses the Celtics, the Patriots’ opt-outs, and the Red Sox on today’s show.


Sports Lit 101 7.29.20

Bruce Pratt joins us for this week’s Sports Lit 101 to discuss the book “Hearts of Lions: The History of American Bicycle Racing” by Peter Joffre Nye.


Downtown: The Podcast Episode #116

http://media.blubrry.com/downtownthepodcast/p/www.downtownwithrichkimball.com.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/28152918/Downtown-the-Podcast-116Jim-Miller-Bill-Mumy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSSBill Mumy, James Andrew Miller. Actor and musician Bill Mumy talked with us about his new album with his band Action Skulls and looked back at Lost In Space and his work on shows like The Twilight Zone. Author and […]


Colin Fleming 7.28.20

Writer Colin Fleming discusses the Red Sox, foodies, cats, and tales from the world of dating.


Message In The Bottle 7.28.20

We travel to Portugal in this week’s Message In The Bottle with Eric Mihan of Bangor Wine & Cheese Company.


John Karalis 7.28.20

As the Celtics get ready to restart the season against Milwaukee on Friday, we talked about what to expect with John Karalis of MassLive.com and the Locked On Celtics Podcast.


Nick Coit 7.28.20

Nick Coit of ABC-6 in Providence joined us to talk about the current state of Boston sports.


Pass The Popcorn 7.27.20

Allen Adams of The Maine Edge gives us his thoughts on “Babysplitters”, “Animal Crackers”, and “Radioactive”  on this week’s edition of Pass The Popcorn.


Chad Finn 7.27.20

Chad Finn of The Boston Globe discussed the inauspicious opening weekend for the Red Sox and the precarious state of major league baseball.


Shawn Laatsch 7.27.20

Shawn Laatsch of the Emera Astronomy Center talked with us about viewing the comet Neowise and other upcoming celestial events, as well as programs available from the center.


Brian McLaughlin 7.24.20

Brian McLaughlin of Hero Sports joined us to talk about FCS Football, the liklihood of a season, and whether a spring schedule could work.


Gary Tanguay 7.24.20

Gary Tanguay pf NBC Sports Boston talked with us about the Red Sox opening night, and the prospects for the Celtics in the NBA restart.


This Day In Rock & Roll History 7.24.20

Mighty John Marshall with another lesson in musical history on today’s show.


Josh Karp 7.23.20

Journalist and author Josh Karp returned to Downtown to discuss actors Chevy Chase and Bruce McGill, The Bad News Bears, and even Paul Lynda.


Emma G. Rose 7.23.20

Maine author Emma G. Rose returned to the show to discuss her new novel, “Near-Life Experience”, and her project featuring the writings of local people dealing with the pandemic, “Paul Bunyan Wears  A Mask”.


Kathryn Aalto 7.23.20

Author Kathryn Aalto joined us to discuss her new book, “Writing Wild”, a look at some twenty-five women who wrote compellingly about the natural world.


Kyle Draper 7.22.20

Kyle Draper of NBC Sports Boston talks about the Celtics’ preparations for their exhibition game with Oklahoma City, the Red Sox upcoming opening day, and more.


Sports Lit 101 7.22.20

Bruce Pratt joins us for this week’s Sports Lit 101 to discuss the book “The Glory of Their Times: The Story of the Early Days of Baseball Told by the Men Who Played It” by Lawrence S. Ritter.


James Andrew Miller 7.22.20

Journalist James Andrew Miller joined us on Downtown to discuss his latest Origins podcast, a five-part celebration of the 20th anniversary of Cameron Crowe’s film, “Almost Famous”.


Downtown: The Podcast Episode #115

http://media.blubrry.com/downtownthepodcast/p/www.downtownwithrichkimball.com.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/21180646/Downtown-the-Podcast-115Curtis-Armstrong-Mark-Duplass.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSSMark Duplass, Curtis Armstrong. Mark Duplass returns to talk about the final season of “Room 104” on HBO and discusses his work on “The Morning Show”. Curtis Amrstrong is back and shares his thoughts on how artists are dealing with […]


John DeNicola 7.21.20

Oscar-winning songwriter John DeNicola joined us to discuss his new album, “The Why Because”, and his version of one of the hit songs from “Dirty Dancing”, “Hungry Eyes”.


Bill Mumy 7.21.20

Actor and musician Bill Mumy talked with us about his new album with Action Skulls, “A Different World”, discussed some of his solo work, and looked back at his memorable acting performances on “Lost In Space”, “The Twilight Zone”, and “Babylon 5”.


Colin Fleming 7.21.20

Writer Colin Fleming talked with us about art for kids.


John Karalis 7.21.20

John Karalis of MassLive.com and the Locked On Celtics Podcast with his weekly visit to Downtown.


Pass The Popcorn 7.20.20

Allen Adams of The Maine Edge gives us his thoughts on “Showbiz Kids”, “We Are Freestyle Love Supreme”, and “The Sunlit Night”  on this week’s edition of Pass The Popcorn.


Curtis Armstrong 7.20.20

Actor Curtis Armstrong talked with us about dealing with the pandemic, discussed his friendship with Lin-Manuel Miranda, shared his thoughts on The Beatles’ “Let It Be” album, and much more.


Ryan Hannable 7.20.20

Ryan Hannable of WEEI in Boston joined us to discuss the Red Sox and Patriots.


Ken Ralph 7.17.20

University of Maine Athletic Director Ken Ralph joined us to discuss the school’s postponement of fall sports and to look at the road ahead.


Mark Duplass 7.17.20

Mark Duplass returned to Downtown today to discuss the final season of the HBO series “Room 104” that he produces along with his brother, Jay, as well as his work on the Apple TV+ series, “The Morning Show”, and his efforts to honor his friend, the late Lynn Shelton.


This Day In Rock & Roll History 7.17.20

Mighty John Marshall with another lesson in musical history on today’s show.


Joan Kowalski 7.16.20

Joan Kowalski, President of Bob Ross, Inc., joined us to discuss her family’s long connection to Bob and the return of classic episodes of “The Joy of Painting”.


Kyle Draper 7.15.20

Kyle Draper from NBC Sports Boston talked with us about breaks in the NBA’s Disney bubble and some of the obstacles to pro sports restarts.


Lesley Chilcott 7.15.20

Filmmaker Lesley Chilcott joined us today to discuss her new documentary series, “Helter Skelter: An American Myth”, which premieres Sunday, July 26 at 10:00 pm on EPIX.


Sports Lit 101 07.08.20 with Ellen Sanders

Poet Ellen Sanders joined Bruce Pratt to discuss her work on this week’s Sports Lit 101.


Downtown: The Podcast Episode #114

http://media.blubrry.com/downtownthepodcast/p/www.downtownwithrichkimball.com.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/14152728/Downtown-the-Podcast-114Jennifer-Keishin-Armstrong-Shelley-Fabares.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSSShelley Fabares, Jennifer Keishin Armstrong. Shelley Fabares looks back at her remarkable career, from The Donna Reed Show to “Johnny Angel”, and her Emmy-nominate work on Coach. Jennifer Keishin Armstrong, author of “Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted”, talks […]


Joe D’Antonio 7.14.20

Colonial Athletic Association Commissioner Joe D’Antonio talked with us about the possibilities of a college football season and the options the league is considering.


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