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Downtown: The Podcast Episode #221

http://media.blubrry.com/downtownthepodcast/p/www.downtownwithrichkimball.com.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/09155347/Downtown-the-Podcast-221Ron-Shelton-Jason-Reid.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSSGuests: Ron Shelton, Jason Reid


Colin Fleming 8.9.22

A great sports conversation with writer Colin Fleming on today’s show, as we discussed the Hall of Fame credentials of Stanley Morgan and Dom DiMaggio, Pedro Martinez and his devastating changeup, and who might win a series between the 1975 and 1986 Red Sox.


Message in the Bottle 8.9.22

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


John Karalis 8.9.22

John Karalis of Boston Sports Journal and the Locked On Celtics Podcast joined us on today’s Downtown.


Katie Aselton 8.9.22

Actor-Director Katie Aselton returned to Downtown to discuss her latest directorial effort, the film MACK & RITA, starring Diane Keaton, Elizabeth Lail, and Loretta Devine. MACK & RITA opens nationwide this Friday, August 12.


Pass The Popcorn 8.8.22

Allen Adams of The Maine Edge joined us for this week’s Pass The Popcorn, discussing the films BULLET TRAIN, PREY and THIRTEEN LIVES.


Ty Anderson 8.8.22

We got a summer Bruins update from Ty Anderson of 98.5 The Sports Hub on today’s Downtown.


Jordan Stevens 8.8.22

With preseason practice in full swing, we kick off our weekly visits with University of Maine Black Bears football coach Jordan Stevens.


Ron Shelton 8.5.22

Writer-Director Ron Shelton joined us to discuss his new book,  “The Church of Baseball: The Making of Bull Durham-Home Runs, Bad Calls, Crazy Fights, Big Swing, and a Hit”.


This Day in Rock & Roll History 8.5.22

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


Peri Gilpin 8.5.22

Reigning Downtown Madness Champion Peri Gilpin returned to the show this afternoon to catch up on things.


Nick Coit 8.4.22

Nick Coit of ABC-6 in Providence joined us to talk about the Red Sox and more on today’s show.


Jason Reid 8.3.22

Journalist Jason Reid joined us this afternoon to discuss his new book, RISE OF THE BLACK QUARTERBACK:  WHAT IT MEANS FOR AMERICA.


Sports Lit 101 8.3.22

Bruce Pratt joins us for Sports Lit 101 to discuss some new sports poetry.


Downtown: The Podcast Episode #220

http://media.blubrry.com/downtownthepodcast/p/www.downtownwithrichkimball.com.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/02100124/Downtown-the-Podcast-220John-DeNicola-Leigh-Montville.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSSGuests: John DeNicola, Leigh Montville Sportswriter and author of TALL MEN, SHORT SHORTS, on the 1969 NBA Finals, helps us remember the legendary Bill Russell. Oscar-winning singer-songwriter John DeNicola discusses his new single and video, SHE SAID, and the 35th anniversary of DIRTY […]


Colin Fleming 8.2.22

Writer Colin Fleming joined us to discuss his great new short story, MY NICKEL, and to share his thoughts on Tony Dow of “Leave It to Beaver”, and a live performance by The Band from 1970.


John Karalis 8.2.22

John Karalis of Boston Sports Journal and the Locked On Celtics Podcast joined us on today’s Downtown.


Message in the Bottle 8.2.22

Our world wine tour continues with Eric Mihan of Bangor Wine & Cheese Company as we talked about Spain


Jonathan Berry 8.2.22

We had a chance to meet the Jonathan Berry, the new Artistic Director at Penobscot Theatre Company, as he stopped into the studio this afternoon.


Pass The Popcorn 8.1.22

Allen Adams of The Maine Edge joined us for this week’s Pass The Popcorn, discussing the films DC LEAGUE OF SUPER-PETS, HONOR SOCIETY.  and VENGEANCE.


Chad Finn 8.1.22

We discussed the death of the legendary Bill Russell, the Red Sox and their approach to the MLB Trade Deadline, and more as Chad Finn of The Boston Globe talked with us on today’s show.


Leigh Montville on Bill Russell 8.1.22

Veteran sportswriter Leigh Montville, author of TALL MEN, SHORT SHORTS, joined us this afternoon to remember the legendary Bill Russell.


This Day in Rock & Roll History 7.29.22

Mighty John Marshall fills us in on the big musical moments of July 29th.


Steve Buckley 7.29.22

Steve Buckley of The Athletic talked with us about the induction of David Ortiz into the Baseball Hall of Fame and how the Red Sox may approach next week’s trade deadline, and we also discussed Patriots Mac Jones and Malcolm Butler. Buck is putting together another edition of the Old Time Baseball game on August […]


Michael Hurley 7.28.22

Michael Hurley from WBZ-TV talked Boston sports with us on today’s show.


Jordan Stevens 7.28.22

University of Maine football coach Jordan Stevens talked with us about CAA Media Day, the preseason poll, and the upcoming start of preseason practice.


John DeNicola 7.27.22

Oscar-winning singer and songwriter John DeNicola returned to Downtown to discuss the making of his new single, “She Said”, and the terrific video that accompanies the song.


Shawn Laatsch 7.27.22

Shawn Laatsch from the Versant Power Astronomy Center and Jordan Planetarium talked with us about August events at the center and in the skies.


Downtown: The Podcast Episode #219

http://media.blubrry.com/downtownthepodcast/p/www.downtownwithrichkimball.com.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/26155858/Downtown-the-Podcast-21Jamie-Farr-Sean-McAdam.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSSGuests: Jamie Farr, Sean McAdam Actor Jamie Farr looks back on the early days of his career, the help he got from Red Skelton, and the incredible ride of playing Max Klinger on M*A*S*H. Sean McAdam of Boston Sports Journal discusses his new […]


Colin Fleming 7.26.22

Writer Colin Fleming discusses The Beatles with us on today’s show.


Message in the Bottle 7.26.22

Our world wine tour continues with Eric Mihan of Bangor Wine & Cheese Company as we talked about Croatia and Slovenia.


John Karalis 7.26.22

John Karalis of Boston Sports Journal with the latest on the Celtics on today’s Downtown.


Pass The Popcorn 7.25.22

Allen Adams of The Maine Edge joined us for this week’s Pass The Popcorn, discussing the films NOPE, and THE GRAY MAN.


Gary Tanguay 7.25.22

Sportscaster, actor, and author Gary Tanguay joined us on today’s show to discuss the Red Sox and more.


Jamie Farr 7.22.22

Actor Jamie Farr joined us for a lengthy conversation about his early days at the Pasadena Playhouse, being cast in The Blackboard Jungle, the career boost he got from Red Skelton, and the unexpected success that came with playing Max Klinger on M*A*S*H.


This Day in Rock & Roll History 7.22.22

Mighty John Marshall fills us in on the big events of July 22 in music history.


Sam Black 7.21.22

Sam Black of Black’s Heat Pumps joined us in studio to talk about heat pumps with us on today’s show.


Max Wareham 7.20.22

Musician and author Max Wareham talked with us about his new book, RUDY LYLE:  THE UNSUNG HERO OF THE FIVE-STRING BANJO.


Sean McAdam 7.20.22

Sean McAdam from Boston Sports Journal joined us to discuss his new book, THE FRANCHISE: A CURATED HISTORY OF THE SOX.


Sports Lit 101 with Patrick Moser 07.20.22

Author Patrick Moser joins Bruce Pratt to discuss his  book “Surf and Rescue: George Freeth and the Birth of California Beach Culture” on this week’s Sports Lit 101.


Downtown: The Podcast Episode #218

http://media.blubrry.com/downtownthepodcast/p/www.downtownwithrichkimball.com.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/19160120/Downtown-the-Podcast-218Joe-Hagan-Bill-Barry.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSSGuests: Joe Hagan, Bill Barry Journalist and producer Joe Hagan talks about the story behind the making of the album, “Earl’s Closet”. We dip into the archives for our conversation about the Apollo 11 moon landing fifty-three years ago this week with former […]


Colin Fleming 7.19.22

On this week’s visit with writer Colin Fleming, we talked about the “Gunsmoke” radio series.


Message in the Bottle 7.19.22

Our world wine tour continues with Eric Mihan of Bangor Wine & Cheese Company as we talked about Croatia and Slovenia.


John Karalis 7.19.22

John Karalis of Boston Sports Journal and the Locked On Celtics Podcast talks Celtics with us on today’s Downtown.


Pass The Popcorn 7.18.22

Allen Adams of The Maine Edge joined us for this week’s Pass The Popcorn, discussing the films PERSUASION, WHERE THE CRAWDADS SINGS, and PAWS OF FURY: LEGEND OF HANK.


Chad Finn 7.18.22

We got an All-Star Break evaluation of the Red Sox as Chad Finn of The Boston Globe visited with us this afternoon.


Joe Hagan 7.18.22

Journalist Joe Hagan returned to Downtown to discuss EARL’S CLOSET, the new album he co-produced, and the man behind it, Earl McGrath.


Downtown: The Podcast Episode #217

http://media.blubrry.com/downtownthepodcast/p/www.downtownwithrichkimball.com.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/11131732/Downtown-the-Podcast-217David-Roth-Derrex-Brady.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS Guests: David Roth, Derex Brady David Roth of Defector and The Distraction Podcast joined us for a wide-ranging conversation, covering his trip to Maine, big-time college sports, and the state of the nation. Actor-Producer-Director Derrex Brady discusses his career and the new […]


This Day in Rock & Roll History 7.8.22

Mighty John Marshall shares a little musical history lesson on today’s Downtown.


Nick Coit 7.8.22

Nick Coit of ABC-6 in Providence talked with us about the Red Sox-Yankees series and more of the Boston sports scene.


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