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Angela Cartwright & Bill Mumy 9.16.21

Angela Cartwright and Bill Mumy returned today to discuss their new book, LOST (AND FOUND) IN SPACE 2: BLAST OFF INTO THE EXPANDED EDITION, filled with stories and pictures from their time starring as Will and Penny Robinson on the iconic series.


Doug Dunbar 9.16.21

Doug Dunbar from Eastern Maine Development Corporation joined us to discuss National Recovery Month and Maine’s Connecting with Opportunities Initiative.  


Nick Coit 9.26.21

Nick Coit of ABC-6 in Providence joined us to discuss the Pats-Jets and the Red Sox postseason chase.


Scott Ryan 9.15.21

Writer Scott Ryan (“The Last Days of Letterman”) returned to the show to talk about the death of Norm MacDonald and his incredible stand-up set late in the show’s run.


Ty Burr 9.15.21

Film critic and author Ty Burr joined us to talk about his new venture, TY BURR’S WATCH LIST, available by subscription on Substack,.


Downtown: The Podcast Episode #175

http://media.blubrry.com/downtownthepodcast/p/www.downtownwithrichkimball.com.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/14133234/Downtown-the-Podcast-175Ken-Burns-Morton-Dean.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSSGuests: Ken Burns, Morton Dean Ken Burns returns to discuss his new documentary (with Sarah Burns & David McMahon) on Muhammad Ali, which premieres Sunday, September 19 on PBS. Longtime CBS and ABC News reporter and anchor Morton Dean looks back at […]


Colin Fleming 9.14.21

Writer Colin Fleming talks with us about the earliest Muddy Waters recordings, The Beatles’ “And Your Bird Can Sing”, the early days of college football, and some favorite non-star athletes. Colin’s latest book, “Sam Cooke: Live at the Harlem Square Club, 1963” is available now.


Message In The Bottle 9.14.21

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


Ken Burns 9.14.21

Ken Burns returned to Downtown today to discuss the new documentary, MUHAMMAD ALI, which he directed and produced with Sarah Burns and David McMahon. The film premieres Sunday, September 19 at 8:00 p.m. on PBS.


Pass The Popcorn 9.13.21

Allen Adams of The Maine Edge shares his thoughts on the new films “Queenpins”, “Malignant”, and “Come from Away” on this week’s Pass The Popcorn.  


Russ Giguere 9.13.21

Russ Giguere, a founding member of The Association, looks back on the making of hits like “Along Comes Mary”, “Cherish”, “Windy”, and “Never My Love”, and shares stories from his entertaining memoir, “Along Comes The Association: Beyond Folk-Rock and Three-Piece Suits”.


Chad Finn 9.13.21

The Boston Globe’s Chad Finn weighs in on the Patriots’ season opener and the Red Sox pennant chase.


Nick Charlton 9.13.21

Maine Black Bears’ football coach Nick Charlton discusses the team’s loss at James Madison and this Saturday’s home matchup with Merrimack.


Morton Dean 9.10.21

Longtime CBS and ABC News reporter and anchor Morton Dean talked with us about his career and the state of broadcast journalism.


David Roth 9.10.21

David Roth of Defector.com discussed a typically wide range of topics on today’s Downtown.


This Day In Rock & Roll History 9.10.21

A look at the big events that occurred on This Day In Rock & Roll History with legendary broadcaster Mighty John Marshall.


Ryan Hannable 9.9.21

Ryan Hannable of WEEI joined us to preview the Patriots’ season opener against the Miami Dolphins.


Susan Anton 9.9.21

Actress and singer Susan Anton joined us this afternoon to discuss her new series, IDOL CHAT, which premieres Sunday night on Retro TV Family Channel.


Sean McAdam 9.9.21

Sean McAdam from Boston Sports Journal talked with us about the Red Sox and the September stretch drive.


Marshall Crenshaw 9.8.21

Singer-songwriter Marshall Crenshaw returned to Downtown to discuss his new album, THE WILD, EXCITING SOUNDS OF MARSHALL CRENSHAW: LIVE IN THE 20TH & 21ST CENTURY.


Sports Lit 101 9.8.21

Bruce Pratt joins us for this week’s Sports Lit 101 to discuss the book “Jump Shooting to a Higher Degree: My Basketball Odyssey” by Sheldon Anderson.


Downtown: The Podcast Episode #174

http://media.blubrry.com/downtownthepodcast/p/www.downtownwithrichkimball.com.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/07164254/Downtown-the-Podcast-174Treva-Silverman-Merry-Clayton.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSSGuests: Treva Silverman, Merry Clayton Emmy Award winning writer Treva Silverman remembers her friend and Mary Tyler Moore Show colleague, Ed Asner. Singer Merry Clayton talked with us about the making of her new album, BEAUTIFUL SCARS.  


Colin Fleming 9.7.21

Writer Colin Fleming discuss his short story, THE CAPTAIN’S WALK, a couple of classic horror stories produced on the radio, and the Mexican horror film, THE PHANTOM OF THE MONASTERY. Colin’s new book is available now as part of the 33 1/3 series, SAM COOKE: LIVE AT THE HARLEM SQUARE CLUB – 1963.


Message In The Bottle 9.7.21

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


John Karalis 9.7.21

With less than a month before camp opens, we talked Celtics with John Karalis of Boston Sports Journal.


Mark Larson 9.7.21

Writer Mark Larson joined us to talk about his time with Ed Asner, working on a biography of the iconic actor who died last week at age 91.


Gary Tanguay 9.6.21

Gary Tanguay, who was the first guest on Downtown ten years ago today, returns to help us celebrate our anniversary.


Nick Charlton 9.6.21

University of Maine football coach Nick Charlton joined us to discuss the Black Bears’ opening night loss to Delaware and this week’s trip to James Madison University.


Johnathon Schaech, Steve Zahn, Tom Everett Scott 9.3.21

Johnathon Schaech, Steve Zahn, and Tom Everett Scott joined us from the road to Erie, Pennsylvania, where they will join the Erie Seawolves baseball team to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the film, THAT THING YOU DO, at UMPC Park on Saturday.


Shawn Laatsch 9.3.21

Shawn Laatsch filled us in on September events in the skies and at Versant Power Astronomy Center at the University of Maine.


High School Report with Marc Calnan 9.3.21

Marc Calnan of Eastern Maine Sports joins us for our first high school report of the new school year.


This Day In Rock & Roll History 9.3.21

Mighty John Marshall takes us on another magical musical tour on Downtown.


Treva Silverman 9.2.21

Emmy Award winning writer Treva Silverman returned to the show to remember her Mary Tyler Moore Show colleague and friend, Ed Asner. The Ed Asner Family Center continues to do wonderful work for special needs children and their families and you can support that work by donating at: Home – The Ed Asner Family Center.


David Tobin 9.1.21

David Tobin, the CEO of Audiojack, talked with us about the creation of the app and the myriad of uses in education, mindfulness, and more.


Sports Lit 101 9.1.21

Bruce Pratt joins us for this week’s Sports Lit 101 to discuss the book “Lamar’s Gamble: A Tale of the AFL/NFL Merger” by by Billy O’Connor and Frank Pace.


Downtown: The Podcast Episode #173

http://media.blubrry.com/downtownthepodcast/p/www.downtownwithrichkimball.com.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/31170517/Downtown-the-Podcast-173Pat-Alger-Jimmy-Cliff.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSSGuests: Pat Alger, Jimmy Cliff The great songwriter Pat Alger talked with us about his work, which includes songs that became hits for Livingston Taylor, Nanci Griffith, Kathy Mattea, and Garth Brooks. The legendary Jimmy Cliff discussed his new single, HUMAN TOUCH, […]


Colin Fleming 8.31.21

Writer Colin Fleming weighs in on John Huston’s MOBY DICK, The Beatles’ I AM THE WALRUS, the odd career numbers of baseball’s Max Bishop, and the best sports logos. You can preorder Colin’s latest book, part of the 33 1/3 series, “Sam Cooke: Live at the Harlem Square Club – 1963”.


Message In The Bottle 8.31.21

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


John Karalis 8.31.21

John Karalis of Boston Sports Journal and the Locked On Celtics Podcast checked in for his weekly visit to Downtown.


Pass The Popcorn 8.30.21

Allen Adams of The Maine Edge shares his thoughts on the new films “Candyman”, “Vacation Friends”, “He’s All That”, and “Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed” on this week’s Pass The Popcorn.  


Mike Lowe 8.30.21

Mike Lowe of the Portland Press Herald shared his thoughts on the upcoming University of Maine football season.


Chad Finn 8.30.21

Chad Finn of The Boston Globe talked with Rich about the Red Sox, Patriots, and his recent Globe piece on his baseball card collection.


Nick Charlton 8.30.21

It’s Game Week for University of Maine Black Bear football and head coach Nick Charlton talked with us about Thursday night’s matchup with the Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens.


This Day In Rock & Roll History 8.27.21

Mighty John Marshall with another blast from the past on Downtown, presented by Dunnett, Inc., 63 Washington Street in Bangor.


Christopher Price 8.27.21

Christopher Price of The Boston Globe previews the Patriots final preseason game and looks ahead to the regular season.


Peri Gilpin 8.26.21

Peri Gilpin returned to the show this afternoon to talk about her work in the film, RUSHED, which opens in select theaters and streaming on Amazon Prime and Apple TV Plus this Friday.


Dr. Neal Barnard 8.26.21

Dr. Neal Barnard was back on the show this afternoon to discuss his book, YOUR BODY IN BALANCE, and an interesting recent study concerning women’s health.


Pat Alger 8.25.21

Legendary songwriter Pat Alger joined us to share stories from his remarkable career.


Sports Lit 101 8.25.21

Bruce Pratt joins us for this week’s Sports Lit 101 to discuss the play “The Wolves” by Sarah DeLappe.


Downtown: The Podcast Episode #172

http://media.blubrry.com/downtownthepodcast/p/www.downtownwithrichkimball.com.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/24161739/Downtown-the-Podcast-172Ellen-Foley-Richard-Chizmar.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSSGuests:Ellen Foley, Richard Chizmar Singer and actress Ellen Foley talks with us about her remarkable career, including working with Meatloaf, Jim Steinman, Ian Hunter, The Clash, and Milos Forman, as well as her new album, FIGHTING WORDS. Author Richard Chizmar discusses his […]


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