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Sean McAdam 12.2.21

Sean McAdam of Boston Sports Journal talked with us about the MLB offseason and what the Red Sox might be looking to do.


Ben Barr 12.1.21

Maine Black Bear hockey coach Ben Barr joined us for his weekly visit this afternoon.


Sports Lit 101 12.1.21

Author Myles Schrag joins Bruce Pratt us for this week’s Sports Lit 101 to discuss the book “Abdi’s World: The Black Cactus on Life, Running, and Fun” co-authored with Abdi Abdirahman.


Downtown: The Podcast Episode #186

http://media.blubrry.com/downtownthepodcast/p/www.downtownwithrichkimball.com.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/30125711/Downtown-the-Podcast-186Tom-Dreesen.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSSGuest: Tom Dreesen Comedian, actor, and motivational speaker Tom Dreesen shared stories from his memoir, STILL STANDING: MY JOURNEY FROM STREETS AND SALOONS TO THE STAGE AND SINATRA.  


Colin Fleming 11.30.21

Writer Colin Fleming talked with us about the Peter Jackson Beatles documentary, GET BACK, the Christmas writings of Washington Irving, and the best wrist shots in hockey.


Message In The Bottle 11.30.21

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


John Karalis 11.30.21

John Karalis of Boston Sports Journal joined us to talk Celtics this afternoon.


Pass The Popcorn 11.29.21

Allen Adams of The Maine Edge shares his thoughts on the new films “Bruised”, “8-Bit Christmas”,  “Encanto“, and “House of Gucci” on this week’s Pass The Popcorn.  


Tom Dreesen 11.29.21

Comedian and actor Tom Dreesen joined us to share stories from his memoir, STILL STANDING: MY JOURNEY FROM STREETS AND SALOONS TO THE STAGE AND SINATRA.


Mike Lowe 11.29.21

Mike Lowe of the Portland Press Herald joined us to talk about the departure of University of Maine football coach Nick Charlton, possible replacements, and what it might mean for the current roster.


Chad Finn 11.29.21

Chad Finn of The Boston Globe talked with us about the Patriots and more on today’s Downtown.


Shawn Laatsch 11.29.21

Shawn Laatsch visited with us to discuss December events in the skies and at the Versant Power Astronomy Center and Jordan Planetarium.


Jon Shields 11.26.21

Jon Shields joined us today to preview the University of Maine hockey team’s game with UMass-Lowell in Portland on Saturday.


This Day In Rock & Roll History 11.26.21

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


Marc Calnan 11.26.21

Marc Calnan from Eastern Maine Sports wraps up the fall high school sports season for us.


Ben Barr 11.24.21

Maine Black Bears hockey coach Ben Barr joined us for his weekly visit to Downtown.


Sports Lit 101 11.24.21

Bruce Pratt joins us for this week’s Sports Lit 101 to share his suggestions for some great holiday book pairings and gift ideas. Running: Abdi’s World by Abdi Abdirahman and Myles Schrag. Soulstice Press Race Across America and The 1929 Bunion Derby by Charles Kastner. Nebraska RE-Presenting Wilma Rudolph by Rita Liberti and Maureen Smith. […]


Downtown: The Podcast Episode #185

http://media.blubrry.com/downtownthepodcast/p/www.downtownwithrichkimball.com.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/24155328/Downtown-the-Podcast-185Colin-Fleming-Mark-Cartier.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSSGuests: Mark Cartier, Colin Fleming Actor and Beatles blogger Mark S. Cartier discusses the new Peter Jackson documentary, GET BACK. Writer Colin Fleming talks about a Beatles rehearsal version of CRY BABY CRY, a Green Day session at the BBC from 1994, […]


Colin Fleming 11.23.21

Writer Colin Fleming talked with our Bruce Pratt on today’s show.


Message In The Bottle 11.23.21

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


John Karalis 11.23.21

John Karalis of Boston Sports Journal talks with our Bruce Pratt on his weekly visit to Downtown.


Rick Reichenbach 11.23.21

Bruce Pratt talks with University of Maine women’s ice hockey coach Rick Reichenbach about the team’s big weekend and recent winning streak.


Pass The Popcorn 11.22.21

Allen Adams of The Maine Edge shares his thoughts on the new films “Black Friday”, “Tick, Tick… Boom!”,  “King Richard“, and “Ghostbusters Afterlife” on this week’s Pass The Popcorn.  


Ty Anderson 11.22.21

The Bruins returned to the ice with a win over the Flyers and Ty Anderson of 98.5 The Sports Hub in Boston talked with our Bruce Pratt about that game and the road ahead.


Nick Charlton 11.22.21

University of Maine football coach Nick Charlton talks with Bruce Pratt about the Black Bears’ season-ending win over New Hampshire for the Brice-Cowell Musket and what the future looks like for the team.


Mark S. Cartier 11.19.21

Actor and Beatles blogger Mark S. Cartier returned to Downtown to discuss the upcoming Peter Jackson documentary on the band, GET BACK.


Jon Shields 11.19.21

The voice of University of Maine hockey, Jon Shields, joined us to talk about the Black Bears’ series with Boston College.


This Day In Rock & Roll History 11.19.21

Mighty John Marshall takes us on another trip in the musical time machine.


High School Report with Marc Calnan 11.19.21

Marc Calnan of Eastern Maine Sports talked with us about this weekend’s high school football championship games.


Michael Hurley 11.19.21

Michael Hurley of WBZ-TV in Boston shared his thoughts on last night’s Patriots-Falcons game.


Nick Coit 11.18.21

Nick Coit from ABC-6 in Providence joined us to preview tonight’s Patriots game against the Falcons.


John DeNicola 11.17.21

Oscar-winning singer-songwriter John DeNicola returned to Downtown to discuss his new album, SHE SAID, and the lead single, LOVE DIVINE.


Sports Lit 101 11.17.21

Bruce Pratt joins us for this week’s Sports Lit 101 to discuss the book “Black Celebrity Contemporary Representations of Postbellum Athletes and Artists” by Emily Ruth Rutter .


Reggie Whitehead & Aimee Gerow 11.17.21

Reggie Whitehead and Aimee Gerow joined us in-studio to talk about Penobscot Theatre’s upcoming production of MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET-THE RADIO PLAY.      


Downtown: The Podcast Episode #184

http://media.blubrry.com/downtownthepodcast/p/www.downtownwithrichkimball.com.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/16133223/Downtown-the-Podcast-184Cindy-Williams-Paula-Poundstone.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSSGuests: Paula Poundstone, Cindy Williams Comedian and Downtown Madness champion Paula Poundstone talks about her upcoming Maine performances, the return to live shows, her podcast, and more. Visit her website at:  https://paulapoundstone.com/ Actress Cindy Williams discusses her one-woman show, ME, MYSELF, and SHIRLEY, […]


Colin Fleming 11.16.21

Writer Colin Fleming talked with Rich about a great episode of “Suspense”, Orson Welles doing John Donne, The Beatles’ “Cry Baby Cry”, and a 1994 radio session by Green Day.


Message In The Bottle 11.16.21

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


John Karalis 11.16.21

John Karalis from Boston Sports Journal discussed the Celtics’ road win over Cleveland, the importance of aggressive offense, and why good defense is often just a matter of doing the hard work.


John O’Hurley 11.16.21

Actor John O’Hurley returned today to discuss the upcoming Thanksgiving Day broadcast of The National Dog Show Presented by Purina, which airs next Thursday at 12:00 p.m. on NBC.


Pass The Popcorn 11.15.21

Allen Adams of The Maine Edge shares his thoughts on the new films “Cliffor the Big Red Dog”, “Red Notice”, and “Home Sweet Home Alone” on this week’s Pass The Popcorn.  


Cindy Williams 11.15.21

Cindy Williams returned to Downtown to discuss her one woman show, ME, MYSELF, AND SHIRLEY, which begins touring in January. You can get tickets and information at: Home | Me, Myself & Shirley (memyselfandshirley.com) (Photo credit:  Christopher Ameruoso).


Chad Finn 11.15.21

Chad Finn of The Boston Globe checks in to talk Patriots and more on today’s Downtown.


Nick Charlton 11.15.21

Maine Black Bears football coach Nick Charlton discussed the big win over UMass and this week’s regular season finale at New Hampshire in the battle of the Brice-Cowell Musket.


Jon Shields 11.12.21

Jon Shields joined us to preview this weekend’s Maine Black Bear hockey series with Merrimack.


High School Report with Marc Calnan 11.12.21

We talked high school playoffs as Marc Calnan from Eastern Maine Sports joined us this afternoon.


This Day In Rock & Roll History 11.12.21

Mighty John Marshall fills us in on the big events in Music history on November 12.


Ryan Hannable 11.12.21

We previewed Sunday’s Patriots-Browns game with Ryan Hannable of WEEI.


Paula Poundstone 11.11.21

Comedian Paula Poundstone, the reigning Downtown Madness champion, returned to the show to discuss her upcoming appearances in Maine. Paula performs at Jonathan’s in Ogunquit on Nov. 26, The Stone Mountain Arts Center in Brownfield on Nov. 27, and at The Strand in Rockland on Nov. 28.


Brian Buma 11.10.21

Author Brian Buma joined us to discuss his terrific new book, THE ATLAS OF A CHANGING CLIMATE, a powerful look at our evolving planet.


Ben Barr 11.10.21

University of Maine hockey coach Ben Barr discusses last weekend’s games with UConn and the upcoming Merrimack series.


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