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Colin Fleming 5.18.21

Writer Colin Fleming discusses the 1970-71 Boston Bruins, the best sports documentary of all time, and a rare live recording of The Who with opening act, Blue Cheer. Colin’s latest book, “Meatheads Say The Realest Things”, is available everywhere.


John Karalis 5.18.21

John Karalis of Boston Sports Journal sets the scene for tonight’s NBA play-in game between the Celtics and Wizards.


Message In The Bottle 5.18.21

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


Justina Ireland 5.18.21

Author Justina Ireland discusses her latest book, “Ophie’s Ghosts”, on today’s Downtown.


Pass The Popcorn 5.17.21

Allen Adams of The Maine Edge gives us his thoughts about the new films “The Woman in the Window”, “Spiral: From the Book of Saw”, and “Those Who Wish Me Dead” on this week’s edition of Pass The Popcorn.


Ty Anderson 5.17.21

Ty Anderson of 98.5 The Sports Hub looks back at Game 1 of the Bruins-Caps playoff series and previews tonight’s Game 2.


Gerry Monteux 5.17.21

Photographer and former sportscaster Gerry Monteux joined us to talk Boston sports this afternoon.


Freda Payne 5.17.21

Singer Freda Payne joined us to discuss her new jazz album, LET THERE BE LOVE, which features duets with Dee Dee Bridgewater, Johnny Mathis, and more.


Josh Karp 5.14.21

Journalist and author Josh Karp joined us to talk about Orson Welles, the death of Norman Lloyd, and more.


Marc Calnan 5.14.21

Marc Calnan of Eastern Maine Sports joined us for this week’s High School Report.


This Day In Rock & Roll History 5.14.21

Mighty John Marshall leads us on another journey through the musical past on Downtown.


William Sanderson 5.13.21

Actor William Sanderson talked with us about the recent virtual reunion of the NEWHART cast and shared some stories from his memoir, YES, I’M THAT GUY.


David Roth 5.13.21

David Roth from Defector.com joined us to discuss everything from Tommy Tuberville to the NBA playoffs.


Sports Lit 101 5.12.21

Bruce Pratt joins us for this week’s Sports Lit 101 to discuss the book “Escape from Castro’s Cuba: A Novel” by Tim Wendel.


Ben Barr 5.12.21

New University of Maine hockey coach Ben Barr joined us to discuss his hiring and the road ahead for the Black Bears.


Downtown: The Podcast Episode #157

http://media.blubrry.com/downtownthepodcast/p/www.downtownwithrichkimball.com.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/11115110/Downtown-the-Podcast-157John-Carroll-Lynch-Michael-Moss.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSSGuests:  John Carroll Lynch & Michael Moss Actor-Director John Carroll Lynch talks about his work in THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7, BIG SKY, ZODIAC, FARGO, and his directorial debut, LUCKY, with Harry Dean Stanton. Journalist and author Michael Moss discusses his […]


Colin Fleming 5.11.21

Write Colin Fleming talked with us about Fred Lynn’s Red Sox career, the 1990-91 Bruins, Sam Cooke’s “My Kind of Blues”, and the Nick Drake album, “Bryter Layter”. Colin’s latest book, “Meatheads Say The Realest Things”, is available on Amazon and wherever quality books are sold.


John Karalis 5.11.21

John Karalis of Boston Sports Journal talked with us about the impact of the Jaylen Brown injury on the Celtics’ post-season chances.


Dr. M. Sanjayan 5.11.21

Dr. M. Sanjayan talked with our Carey Haskell about LIFE AT THE WATERHOLE, a 3-part series coming to PBS on May 19.


Pass The Popcorn 5.10.21

Allen Adams of The Maine Edge gives us his thoughts about the new films “Wrath of Man” and “Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street” on this week’s edition of Pass The Popcorn.


Sean McAdam 5.10.21

Sean McAdam of Boston Sports Journal shared his thoughts on the first place Red Sox.


Chad Finn 5.10.21

Chad Finn of The Boston Globe talked with us about his recent pieces on Steve Kornacki of MSNBC and ESPN basketball analyst Kendrick Perkins.


This Day In Rock & Roll History 5.7.21

Mighty John Marshall fills us in on the big events on This Day In Rock & Roll History.


High School Report with Marc Calnan 5.7.21

Marc Calnan of Eastern Maine Sports with this week’s High School Report.


Michael Moss 5.7.21

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Michael Moss joined us to discuss his new book, HOOKED: FOOD, FREE WILL, AND HOW THE FOOD GIANTS EXPLOIT OUR ADDICTIONS.


Michael Hurley 5.6.21

Michael Hurley of WBZ-CBS Boston joined us to discuss the Bruins, the NHL’s handling of Tom Wilson, and the Patriots.


Ricky Cobb 5.6.21

Ricky Cobb, the man behind Super 70s Sports, joined us this afternoon on Downtown.


Rico Petrocelli 5.5.21

Red Sox legend Rico Petrocelli returned to the show this afternoon to share his thoughts on this year’s edition of the team.


Sports Lit 101 with Adam Ali 5.5.21

Researcher Adam Ali joins Bruce Pratt to discuss the effect of climate change on hockey in Canada on this week’s Sports Lit 101.


Downtown: The Podcast Episode #156

http://media.blubrry.com/downtownthepodcast/p/www.downtownwithrichkimball.com.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/04142444/Downtown-the-Podcast-156Laraine-Newman.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSSGuest:  Laraine Newman Laraine Newman shares stories from her new Audible-only memoir, MAY YOU LIVE IN INTERESTING TIMES, including her five years at Saturday Night Live, the road to sobriety, and her work as a voice actor.


Colin Fleming 5.4.21

Writer Colin Fleming talked with us about working on three books at once, Roger Clemens, Triscuits, and The Rifleman.


Message In The Bottle 5.4.21

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


John Karalis 5.4.21

John Karalis of Boston Sports Journal and the Locked On Celtics Podcast talked with us about the loss to the Trailblazers and the upcoming game at Orlando.


Tiffany 5.4.21

Singer and actress Tiffany talked with us this afternoon about her new album, SHADOWS, featuring the single, HEY BABY, and a newly-recorded version of I THINK WE’RE ALONE NOW.


Pass The Popcorn 5.3.21

Allen Adams of The Maine Edge gives us his thoughts about the new films “Best Summer Ever”, “Without Remorse”, “The Mitchells vs the Machines”, and “The Outside Story” on this week’s edition of Pass The Popcorn.


Ty Anderson 5.3.21

Ty Anderson of 98.5 The Sports Hub joined us to talk Bruins on today’s Downtown.


Shawn Laatsch 4.30.21

Shawn Laatsch joined us to discuss May events at the Versant Power Astronomy Center and Jordan Planetarium.


Ellen Booraem 4.30.21

Maine author Ellen Booraem talked with us this afternoon about her new book, RIVER MAGIC.


This Day In Rock & Roll History 4.30.21

The legendary Mighty John Marshall brings us another blast from the past on Downtown.


High School Report with Marc Calnan 4.30.21

Marc Calnan of Eastern Maine Sports helped us kick off the spring high school sports season.


Peri Gilpin 4.30.21

Actress Peri Gilpin returned to the show to talk about her work in the new film, WE BROKE UP, available now on demand.


Matt Kunitz 4.29.21

Producer Matt Kunitz talked with our Carey Haskell about the return of the competition show, WIPEOUT, hosted by John Cena and Nicole Byer on TBS.


Christopher Price 4.29.21

Christopher Price of The Boston Globe shared his thoughts on tonight’s NFL Draft and what direction the Patriots might take.


Upton Bell 4.28.21

Broadcaster, author, and former NFL scout and executive Upton Bell talked with us about the NFL Draft, which was the brainchild of his father, NFL Commissioner Bert Bell.


Sports Lit 101 4.28.21 – Erik Sherman

Author Erik Sherman joins Bruce Pratt to discuss his book “Two Sides of Glory: The 1986 Boston Red Sox in Their Own Words” for this week’s Sports Lit 101.


Downtown: The Podcast Episode #155

http://media.blubrry.com/downtownthepodcast/p/www.downtownwithrichkimball.com.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/27124122/Downtown-the-Podcast-155Bill-Kurtis-Dan-Epstein-Ron-Blomberg.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS


Colin Fleming 4.27.21

Writer Colin Fleming shares his thoughts on Wade Boggs, Bruins who may end up in the Hall of Fame. and discusses a milestone for his MANY MOMENTS MORE blog.


Message In The Bottle 4.27.21

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


John Karalis 4.27.21

John Karalis of Boston Sports Journal and the Locked On Celtics Podcast joins us for his weekly visit.


Rutger Bruining 4.27.21

Rutger Bruining joined us today to discuss his company, Story Terrace, that helps people create their autobiography.


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