Guess The Guest Contest Rules

  Notification of contest times will be available on the Downtown with Rich Kimball Facebook page, as well as on the air at WZON-The Pulse Radio, and a clue to that day’s guest will be available from those same sources. Contestants may call in at the designated time at 992-2400. At that time, we will […]


Comedian/Filmmaker Ray Harrington 5.10.16

Comedian, filmmaker, and friend of Downtown, Ray Harrington took the time to chat with Rich and Ryan on Tuesday afternoon about his award winning documentary “Be a Man” and its upcoming release on DVD. He also talks a bit of comedy, his run of shows with Louie Anderson, and his upcoming trip to Chicago’s WIP […]


Cast of PTC’s “Duck Hunter Shoots Angel” 5.5.16

The Penobscot Theatre cast of “Duck Hunter Shoots Angel” came into the Downtown studio Thursday afternoon and told Rich and Ryan all about the production, including some great stuff about the set construction and the interactive experience sitting in the front row is. The actors themselves break down their characters and talk about not only […]


Martin Rogers of the USA Today Talks Soccer; Sports Miracles 5.4.16

An outstanding source of information right on the scene, USA Today’s Martin Rogers checks in with Rich and Ryan and talks Leicester City soccer and their miraculous and historically unlikely win of the EPL championship. There are so many gems in this interview as Martin’s knowledge of the subject, colorful language, and fandom all come […]


Jeremy Morse of the Tony Nominated “Waitress” 5.3.16

Jeremy Morse of the Tony nominated Broadway production “Waitress” called into the show fresh from recording the cast soundtrack to discuss the whirlwind that he’s been caught in of late. As a member of both casts, Jeremy talked about the show’s evolution from its start at ART to today’s incarnation as a Broadway smash, the […]


Radio Legend Toby LeBoutillier 5.3.16

Radio legend Toby LeBoutillier came into the studio Tuesday and spent an hour with Rich and Ryan chatting about the return of his show “Down Memory Lane” to the airwaves, the show’s expansion to three hours and the opportunities the extra time affords him, the way that some modern phrases have their roots in the […]


ESPN’s Dan Shulman 4.29.16

The voice of ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball, Dan Shulman, called into the Downtown show to talk to Rich and Ryan about this weekend’s Red Sox/Yankees series, whether the rivalry still has the same shine as it did in its heyday, the stories on both the Sox and Bronx Bombers that he finds interesting, and how […]


Ten Great Minutes with Award Winning Author/Playwright Mitch Albom 4.28.16

Thursday’s show was extra special due to the presence of one of the media’s most creative personalities, author, playwright, Mitch Albom. Calling in from Detroit, Mitch talked with Rich about a host of topics in this wide ranging and stimulating interview including the role spirituality and the fantastic play in his works, the story behind […]


“Shut Up & Eat” with Joe Ricchio – 4.15.16

Joe Ricchio returned to Downtown well rested from his time in Italy and talked about adjusting again to life in Maine.  Ricchio spoke about some of the foods he missed the most while he was in Europe and what he’s been up to since returning.  He also gave us a glimpse into what he will […]


“Message In The Bottle” with Eric Mihan – April 12th

Eric Mihan came back on Downtown for another edition of “Message in the Bottle”.  This time Eric veered off of wine and brought in a nitro stout beer to sample as part of his month long discussion of food pairing with alcohol.  Mihan talked about the beer and how it also complimented the brownies that […]