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Pass The Popcorn 1.18.21

Allen Adams of The Maine Edge gives us his thoughts on “Locked Down”, “The Ultimate Playlist of Noise”, Outside the Wire”, and “One Night in Miami” on this week’s edition of Pass The Popcorn.


Chad Finn 1.18.21

Chad Finn of The Boston Globe talked with us about the Celtics, the Red Sox, and more on today’s Downtown.


Upton Bell 1.18.21

Former NFL scout and executive, broadcaster, and author Upton Bell talked with us about the collection of family memorabilia and artifacts that he has donated to the University of Massachusetts.


Ben Layman 1.15.21

Ben Layman from Penobscot Theatre talked with us about offerings through their Dramatic Academy.


This Day In Rock & Roll History 1.15.21

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


Brent Gleeson 1.15.21

Author and former Navy SEAL Brent Gleeson joined us to discuss his new book, “Embrace The Suck”.


Jon Shields 1.14.21

The voice of the Black Bears, Jon Shields, joined us to preview Maine’s weekend hockey series at Providence.


Alex Shultz 1.14.21

Alex Shultz of SFGate.com joined us to discuss how sports media has done a disservice to college athletes.


Mark Sweeney 1.13.21

Mark Sweeney of Fox Sports and host of the Major League Beginnings Podcast joined us to discuss major league baseball and to look back at his time as a Maine Black Bear.


Sports Lit 101 1.13.21

Bruce Pratt joins us for this week’s Sports Lit 101 to discuss the book “No Game For Boys to Play” by Kathleen Bachynski.


Ashkan Soltani Stone & Natale A. Zappia 1.13.21

Authors Ashkan Soltani Stone & Natale A. Zappia joined Rich & Bruce Pratt to discuss their book, “Rez Metal: Inside the Navajo Nation Heavy Metal Scene”.


Downtown: The Podcast Episode #140

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Colin Fleming 1.12.21

Writer Colin Fleming joines us to discuss the NHL schedule, Twitter, and the state of language in America.


Message In The Bottle 1.12.21

Eric Mihan of Bangor Wine & Cheese Company kicks off a new year of Message In The Bottle conversations.


John Karalis 1.12.21

Jayson Tatum is out with Covid, two games have been postponed. What does it all mean for the Celtics? We asked John Karalis of the Locked On Celtics Podcast during today’s weekly visit to Downtown.


Pass The Popcorn 1.11.21

Allen Adams of The Maine Edge gives us his thoughts on “The Final Shot”, “Pieces of a Woman“,  and “Herself” on this week’s edition of Pass The Popcorn.


Ty Anderson 1.11.21

Ty Anderson of 98.5 The Sports Hub helps us get ready for the Bruins’ season opener later this week.


Bob Ryan 1.11.21

We always cover a lot of ground when Bob Ryan pays a visit to the show and today was no exception, as we discussed the recent passing of some Celtics legends, college basketball, and more.


Shawn Laatsch 1.11.21

Shawn Laatsch from the Versant Power Astronomy Center & the Jordan Planetarium talked with us about what’s happening in the skies and at the center this month.


Bellamy Young 1.8.21

Bellamy Young joined us on today’s show to discuss Season 2 of “Prodigal Son” of Fox, which premieres next week, and we also talked about her work on “Scandal”, performing on Broadway, and winning “Celebrity Jeopardy”.


Jon Shields 1.8.21

The voice of Maine Black Bear hockey checked in with us for a post-game report on the team’s opening game of a weekend series at Vermont.


This Day In Rock & Roll History 1.8.21

Another trip in the musical time machine with Mighty John Marshall.


Colin Mochrie 1.8.21

Colin Mochrie of “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” joined us to talk about his virtual inprov show with Brad Sherwood, “Stream of Consciousness”, presented by the Cross Insurance Center next week.


Paul Williams 1.7.21

Singer-songwriter-actor Paul Williams joined us today for a discussion about his remarkable career and life.


Mike Lowe 1.7.21

Mike Lowe from the Portland Press Herald joined us to discuss University of Maine sports, the prospects for high school winter sports, and more.


Don Shields 1.7.21

Don Shields joined us this afternoon to talk about the great start for the University of Maine women’s basketball team and this weekend’s game with NJIT.


Dr. Joanne Freeman 1.6.21

Dr. Joanne Freeman, Yale historian and author of “The Field of Blood: Violence In Congress and the Road to Civil War”, shared her thoughts on today’s attacks in Washington, D.C.


Michael Socolow 1.6.21

University of Maine historian Michael Socolow joined us to discuss the events unfolding in the nation’s capitol today.


Downtown: The Podcast Episode #139

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Colin Fleming 1.5.21

Writer Colin Fleming discusses the 70’s BBC horror film, “The Stone Tapes”, The Beatles’ “Can’t Buy Me Love”, the Baseball Hall of Fame voting, and a new release of The Stooges live in concert. Colin’s latest book, “Meatheads Say The Realest Things: A Satirical (Short) Novel of the Last Bro” is available everywhere.


Message In The Bottle 1.5.21

Eric Mihan of Bangor Wine & Cheese Company kicks off a new year of Message In The Bottle conversations.


John Karalis 1.5.21

John Karalis of the Locked On Celtics Podcast joined us for his weekly visit this afternoon.


Ali Farrell 1.5.21

Author Ali Farrell joined us this afternoon to discuss her book, “Pretty Rugged: True Stories from Women of the Sea”.


Ty Anderson 1.4.21

Ty Anderson of 98.5 The Sports Hub joined us to talk about the departure of Zdeno Chara and the coming Boston Bruins season.


Jay Jaffe 1.4.21

Jay Jaffe of Fan Graphs and the author of “The Cooperstown Casebook” talks with us about this year’s Baseball Hall of Fame voting.


Chad Finn 1.4.21

Chad Finn from The Boston Globe shares his thoughts on the Patriots, Celtics, and more.


Sports Lit 101 12.30.20

Bruce Pratt joins us for this week’s Sports Lit 101 to discuss the book “The Boxing Film: A Cultural and Transmedia History” by Travis Vogan.


Downtown: The Podcast Episode #138

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Colin Fleming 12.29.20

Writer Colin Fleming discussed more of the “Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar” radio series, The Marx Brothers’ “Duck Soup”, director Leo McCarey, an epic Wayne Gretzky moment, and a lost 60s rock classic, The Remains’ “Don’t Look Back.” Colin’s latest book, “Meatheads Say The Realest Things: A Satirical (Short) Novel of the Last Bro” is available […]


Message In The Bottle 12.29.20

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


John Karalis 12.29.20

John Karalis of the Locked On Celtics Podcast shared his thoughts on the C’s early season struggles.


Matt Marcy 12.29.20

Magician Matt Marcy joined us to discuss his career and his upcoming virtual performances for Penobscot Theatre Company. Visit www.penobscottheatre.org for more information and visit Matt’s website at www.MattMarcy.com


Pass The Popcorn 12.28.20

Allen Adams of The Maine Edge gives us his thoughts on “Soul“, “The Midnight Sky”,  and “Wonder Woman 1984” on this week’s edition of Pass The Popcorn.


David Roth 12.28.20

If there’s anyone who can make sense of 2020, it’s David Roth of Defector, who gave it his all on today’s Downtown.


Michael Hurley 12.28.20

Michael Hurley of WBZ-CBS Boston visitied with us this afternoon to preview the Monday night game between the Patriots and the Bills.


Black Bear Classics – Ep. 11 – Weber State 2018

Bob Lucy and former Maine defensive back Jeff DeVaughn help take us back to the Bears’ exciting playoff win at Weber State two years ago, which sent them to the final four for the first time in program history.


Wellness Tips with Paige Wilcox 12.23.20

Paige Wilcox of Wilcox Wellness & Fitness with this week’s Downtown Wellness Tip.


Sports Lit 101 12.23.20

Bruce Pratt joins us for this week’s Sports Lit 101 to discuss the book “Invisible Men: Life in Baseball’s Negro League”, which has been newly re-issued.


Downtown: The Podcast Episode #137

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Colin Fleming 12.22.20

Tuesdays mean our weekly visit with writer Colin Fleming, whose latest book, “Meatheads Say The Realest Things: A Satirical (Short) Novel of the Last Bro” is available everywhere. On today’s visit, we discussed “Johnny Dollar”, Colin’s Jazz Times piece on Duke Ellington, and Elvis’ take on “Merry Christmas, Baby.”


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