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Downtown: The Podcast Episode #012 Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS On this week’s podcast, we bring you Part 1 of our look back fifty years to 1968. Historians Mark Kurlansky, Larry Tye, Olympian John Carlos, sportswriter Bob Ryan, musician Tommy James, historian Ken Burns and many others help us […]

Colin Fleming 7.17.18

Writer Colin Fleming talked with us about how “moral superiority” is causing a reevaluation of the works of people like Laura Ingalls Wilder.

John Karalis 7.17.18

John Karalis of and the Locked On Celtics Podcast talked basketball with us this afternoon.

Message In The Bottle 7.17.18

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

Martin Rogers 7.17.18

Martin Rogers of USA Today joined us to recap all that happened in Russia at the World Cup.

Pass The Popcorn 7.16.18

Allen Adams of The Maine Edge joined us to review “Skyscraper” & “Won’t You Be My Neighbor”.  

Amy Bass 7.16.18

Amy Bass, author of “One Goal”, returned to the show to discuss upcoming appearances in Maine and the reaction to her book, which chronicles the story of the Lewiston High School state championship soccer team.

Andrea Littlefield 7.16.18

Andrea Littlefield of Ten Bucks Theatre Company stopped by to talk about the upcoming production of “Macbeth”.

Chad Finn 7.16.18

Chad Finn of The Boston Globe on the red-hot Red Sox, sports media, and more.

Bob Ryan 7.16.18

Bob Ryan of The Boston Globe talked with us about the Red Sox, the World Cup, and more.

The Best of Ken Burns on Downtown 7.15.18

As we approach his birthday later this month, Downtown salutes friend of the show, Ken Burns, as we look back at some of his many appearances with us. Ken talks about the 25th anniversary of his landmark Civil War series, discussing the making of his film on Jackie Robinson, and joins with Lynn Novick to […]

Downtown: The Podcast Episode #011 Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS We salute The Beatles on this week’s podcast, as we talk with music journalists Mark Lewisohn, author of “Tune In: The Beatles – All These Years” and Rob Sheffield of Rolling Stone, who wrote “Dreaming The Beatles”.  

This Day In Rock & Roll History 7.6.18

Mighty John Marshall with this week’s musical history lesson.

Curtis Armstrong 7.6.18

Actor Curtis Armstrong returned to the show to discuss his new book, “A Plum Assignment”, a collection of writings by Curtis and his friend, Elliott Milstein, about the works of P.G. Wodehouse.

Mike Giardi 7.6.18

Mike Giardi of NBC Sports Boston joined us to talk about the Juilan Edelman suspension, the coming Patriots season, and more.