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John Carroll Lynch 4.22.21

Actor-Director John Carroll Lynch joined us to discuss his work in the Oscar-nominated film, THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7, as well as his work in AMERICAN HORROR STORY, BIG SKY, FARGO and more.


Laraine Newman 4.21.21

Laraine Newman joined us on today’s show to discuss her new Audible memoir, MAY YOU LIVE IN INTERESTING TIMES.


Sports Lit 101 with Bob Walsh 4.21.21

Author Bob Walsh joins Bruce Pratt to talk about her book “Entitled to Nothing” on this week’s Sports Lit 101.


Timothy Hines 4.21.21

Timothy Hines from Jackson Lab in Bar Harbor, talked with us about his recent selection in the Uplifting Athletes Young Investigator Draft, earning a grant that will enable him to continue researching the neuromuscular disorder CMT.


Downtown: The Podcast Episode #154

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Daria Peoples-Riley 4.20.21

Author and artist Daria Peoples-Riley discusses her powerful new book, AMERICA, MY LOVE, AMERICA, MY HEART.


Colin Fleming 4.20.21

Writer Colin Fleming talks with us about Pink Floyd, “The Hustler”, and sports stats that have lost their luster.


Message In The Bottle 4.13.21

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


John Karalis 4.20.21

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


Bill Kurtis 4.20.21

Veteran journalist and documentarian Bill Kurtis joined us to discuss his career, his production company, and his work on NPR’s “Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me”.


Pass The Popcorn 4.19.21

Allen Adams of The Maine Edge gives us his thoughts on today’s Oscar nominations and the new films “Sensation”, “Monday”, and “Arlo the Alligator Boy” on this week’s edition of Pass The Popcorn.


Ron Blomberg & Dan Epstein 4.19.21

Authors Ron Blomberg and Dan Epstein joined us to discuss their new book, THE CAPTAIN & ME, which details Ron’s friendship with Yankee teammate Thurman Munson.


Ty Anderson 4.19.21

Ty Anderson of 98.5 The Sports Hub joined us this afternoon to talk Bruins.


P.J. Byrne 4.19.21

Actor P.J. Byrne returned to the show to talk about his work in new Amazon Prime series, THEM.


Ryan Hannable 4.16.21

Ryan Hannable of WEEI joined us to discuss the retirement of Julian Edelman and what the Patriots might do in the upcoming draft.


This Day In Rock & Roll History 4.16.21

Mighty John Marshall takes us on another journey through the musical past.


Ruta Lee 4.16.21

Actress Ruta Lee returned to Downtown today to share stories from her memoir, CONSIDER YOUR ASS KISSED.


Gary Tanguay 4.15.21

Gary Tanguay of WEEI joined us to talk about the surprising Red Sox, the mercurial Celtics, and more.


Franke Previte & Lisa Sherman 4.14.21

Singer-songwriter Franke Previte and singer Lisa Sherman joined us to discuss some upcoming virtual and live performances.


Sports Lit 101 4.14.21

Bruce Pratt joins us for this week’s Sports Lit 101 to discuss the book “Two Sides of Glory: The 1986 Boston Red Sox in Their Own Words” by Erik .Sherman.


Downtown: The Podcast Episode #153

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Colin Fleming 4.13.21

Writer Colin Fleming discusses walking etiquette, Orson Welles, and The Beatles at The Cavern Club.


Message In The Bottle 4.13.21

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


John Karalis 4.13.21

John Karalis of Boston Sports Journal and the Locked On Celtics Podcast shares his thoughts on the Celtics.


Bob Ryan 4.13.21

Bob Ryan of The Boston Globe joined us to discuss the Red Sox, Celtics, and more on today’s Downtown.


Pass The Popcorn 4.12.21

Allen Adams of The Maine Edge gives us his thoughts on today’s Oscar nominations and the new films “Thunder Force”, “The Last Right”, and “We Don’t Deserve Dogs” on this week’s edition of Pass The Popcorn.


Nick Charlton 4.12.21

University of Maine football coach Nick Charlton discussed the end of the Black Bears spring season, looked ahead to next fall, and shared his thoughts on the passing of hockey coach Red Gendron.


Chad Finn 4.12.21

Chad Finn of The Boston Globe checked in to discuss the red-hot Red Sox and more.


Yeardley Smith 4.9.21

Yeardley Smith joined us to discuss her more than thirty years portraying Lisa on THE SIMPSONS, as well as working with Stephen King on MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE, the early Fox series HERMAN’S HEAD, and her podcast, SMALL TOWN DICKS.


This Day In Rock & Roll History 4.9.21

Mighty John Marshall fills us in on the memorable events of This Day In Rock & Roll History.


Paula Poundstone 4.9.21

Paula Poundstone returned to the show this afternoon to accept our congratulations on winning this year’s Downtown Madness Championship, with a narrow victory over historian Heather Cox Richardson.  


Jon Shields 4.9.21

Jon Shields, the voice of University of Maine hockey, joined us to share his thoughts on the passing at age 63 of Black Bears Coach Red Gendron.


Peter Asher 4.8.21

The legendary Peter Asher returned to Downtown this afternoon to focus on his work as an award-winning producer of albums by James Taylor, Linda Ronstadt, and others.


Bret Stetka 4.8.21

Author Bret Stetka joined us for a fascinating conversation about his new book, “A HISTORY OF THE HUMAN BRAIN”, available now from Timber Press.


Downtown Madness ’21 – Championship

Downtown Madness 2021 has reached its finale! From a field of more than 120 wonderful guests our listeners have voted for their favorite Downtown guests of the past year until we’re down to just two! Who will take their place of honor on the Downtown Wall of Fame, alongside sportscasters Gary Thorne and Bob Lucy, […]


Sean McAdam 4.7.21

Sean McAdam of Boston Sports Journal talked Red Sox with us this afternoon.


Sports Lit 101 4.7.21

Bruce Pratt joins us for this week’s Sports Lit 101.


Downtown Madness ’21 – Funky4

Downtown Madness 2021 is down to just four amazing guests! Your votes have been rolling in and there’s now just two match-ups for you to vote on as our listeners continue to select their favorite Downtown guests of the past year! Who will take their place of honor on the Downtown Wall of Fame, alongside […]


Downtown: The Podcast Episode #152

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Colin Fleming 4.6.21

Writer Colin Fleming shared his thoughts on the Bruins and Red Sox, the question of Crosby v. Ovechkin, and discussed his piece on Jimmy Blanton for The Smart Set.


Message In The Bottle 4.6.21

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


John Karalis 4.6.21

John Karalis of Boston Sports Journal and the Locked On Celtics Podcast joined us this afternoon.


Amy Morin 4.6.21

Author Amy Morin joined us today to discuss her new book, “13 Things Strong Kids Do: Think Big, Feel Good, Act Brave”.


Downtown Madness ’21 – Eclectic8

Downtown Madness 2021 is in full swing! We’re down to just eight amazing guests as our listeners continue to vote for their favorite Downtown guests of the past year! Who will take their place of honor on the Downtown Wall of Fame, alongside sportscasters Gary Thorne and Bob Lucy, sportswriter Chad Finn, writer Allen Adams, […]


Pass The Popcorn 4.5.21

Allen Adams of The Maine Edge gives us his thoughts on today’s Oscar nominations and the new films “Concrete Cowboy”, “Godzilla vs Kong”, and “WeWork: Or the Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn” on this week’s edition of Pass The Popcorn.


Ty Anderson 4.5.21

Ty Anderson of 98.5 The Sports Hub checked in today to discuss the Bruins.


Nick Charlton 4.5.21

University of Maine football coach Nick Charlton talked with us about the Black Bears’ loss to Villanova and the upcoming game at Rhode Island.


Dedee Pfeiffer 4.5.21

Actress Dedee Pfeiffer returned to the show today to talk about the first season of her hit series, “Big Sky”.


Downtown Madness ’21 – Savory16

Downtown Madness 2021 is in full swing! Your votes have trimmed the field to just sixteen of the finest Downtown guests of the past year! Who will take their place of honor on the Downtown Wall of Fame, alongside sportscasters Gary Thorne and Bob Lucy, sportswriter Chad Finn, writer Allen Adams, actors John O’Hurley, Bryan Cranston, […]


Nick Coit 4.2.21

Nick Coit of ABC-6 in Providence shared his thoughts on Red Sox Opening Day.


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