Northwest Corner Podcast

Northwest Corner Podcast

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MID WEEK MINI | BAD JOKES AND SOUND EFFECTS
Apr 25 • 4 min
Welcome to this week’s MID WEEK MINI! You never know what will come out of our mouths during sound checks. This time, Shawn made a specific request - bad jokes. Our guests, Randomonium and Split Shot definitely delivered! For more on the NORTHWEST CORNER…
IN THE CORNER | APRIL 15, 2015
Apr 22 • 32 min
We’re catching up on what’s happening with each of us this week. Shawn won a contest, but didn’t get the prize he was expecting. Heather saw some anatomically correct statues. And the “production twins” watched a really sad movie. For more information…
MID WEEK MINI | MINIATURE STONEHENGE
Apr 18 • 0 min
THEY’RE BACK! We are debuting a new recurring episode in a few weeks featuring Friends of the Show, Randomonium! So, in this mid-week mini we remember a moment from their first appearance on the Northwest Corner podcast. For more information, please visit…
CONSERVATION THEORY
Apr 15 • 32 min
Please welcome Conservation Theory as our celebrity guests on this week’s episode of the Northwest Corner Podcast! For more information, please visit NorthwestCornerPodcast.com
MID WEEK MINI | INTRO BLOOPERS
Apr 11 • 2 min
As you already know, our celebrity guests do the official intro for their episode. It doesn’t always go smoothly. For this week’s mid week mini, we share some of the best bloopers! For more information on the Northwest Corner podcast, please visit…
with guests - WIDOW LAKE
Apr 8 • 31 min
Welcome to the latest episode of the Northwest Corner podcast with celebrity guests - rock band, Widow Lake! For more information on the Northwest Corner podcast, please visit http://northwestcornerpodcast.com.
MID WEEK MINI | APRIL FOOLS DAY
Apr 4 • 1 min
Did you hear the unintentional prank “Trudy” pulled on the entire cast on the April Fools Day episode? In case you missed it, here it is in this week’s mid week mini! For more on the Northwest Corner podcast, please visit http://northwestcornerpodcast.com.
IN THE CORNER | APRIL FOOLS!
Apr 1 • 30 min
“Trudy” pulls the best April Fools Day joke ever, even if it was unintentional. Happy April Fools Day! For more on the Northwest Corner podcast, visit our website: http://northwestcornerpodcast.com.
MID WEEK MINI | THE SILENT ONES ACHIEVE
Mar 28 • 0 min
Okay, we think we’ve established one irrefutable fact - we can’t be quiet. Good news since we produce a podcast, right? Are you the silent type? There is hope for your future, according to “Trudy”. For more on the Northwest Corner podcast, go to…
In The Corner 3-25-18
Mar 24 • 29 min
On this episode, we discuss Ashley’s fear of high-speed boat racing over underwater caves, why the chicken crossed the road, when dreaming becomes a personal Groundhog Day, and Michelle says more than two sentences! We also continue our ongoing saga to…
MID WEEK MINI | CALLING LEIGH NASH
Mar 21 • 3 min
Did you know we really want Leigh Nash to come on the show as a celebrity guest? We’re doing all we can to get her attention, so this week we present Shawn’s 6 reasons why Leigh should come on the show. For more information on the Northwest Corner…
with Guest SPLIT SHOT
Mar 18 • 31 min
Veterans of the South Carolina music scene, Odell Scott and Chris Lee of Split Shot are our guests on this week’s episode of the Northwest Corner podcast! For more information on the Northwest Corner podcast, please visit our website:…
Mid-Week Mini - Pleasant Mother Pheasant Plucker
Mar 14 • 0 min
Sound checks are a necessary part of life for us and everyone who produces a show. We admit that they can be a bit tedious. However, “Trudy” found a way to make them less boring, and a lot more dangerous! You try saying “pleasant mother pheasant plucker”…
with guest HARRISON BROOKIE of the Alchemy Comedy Club in Greenville, SC
Mar 11 • 30 min
Bet you didn’t know that improv comedy could be taught. We didn’t either! Our new friend Harrison Brookie, owner of the Alchemy Comedy Club in Greenville, South Carolina gave us the highlights of improv comedy, how it’s taught, and when you can see a…
MID WEEK MINI | WE SUCK AT 5 SECONDS OF SILENCE
Mar 7 • 0 min
Okay, you can’t have a podcast or talk show if you don’t talk. However, we can’t even do 5 seconds of silence. You already knew that, right? For more information on the Northwest Corner podcast, please visit outrwebsite: https://northwestcornerpodcast.com.
Conspiracy Episode
Mar 4 • 33 min
Dan and Zeke of the progressive rock band Blue Bolt are back to discuss another of their favorite topics - conspiracy theories! For more information on the Northwest Corner podcast, please visit our website: https://northwestcornerpodcast.com.
MID WEEK MINI | TINFOIL HATS MAKE YOUR HEAD SWEAT
Feb 28 • 0 min
In this week’s Mid Week Mini: Okay, be honest. Have you ever worn a tinfoil hat? No, really. They maybe protecting you from the … waves…, but they come with one down side. For more information on the Northwest Corner podcast, please visit our website:…
WITH GUEST TORIE WILSON
Feb 25 • 30 min
Who hasn’t had an embarrassing moment… or two. And who knew that each of us has some level of stage fright? Well, except our special guest: singer, Torie Wilson! Torie joins us at House of Kitchen for fun, laughs, and burps. It’s a thing. For more…
MID WEEK MINI | TRUDY IS STONE COLD DEAF
Feb 21 • 1 min
In this week’s Mid Week Mini, we reveal a not-so-secret truth about Trudy, who now feels she should do a PSA for all Q-Tip users everywhere. And Shawn is still older than all of us. For more information on the Northwest Corner podcast, please visit our…
with guest TONY CHILDS
Feb 18 • 58 min
If you’ve never heard his name before now, you won’t forget it after you hear this week’s episode of the Northwest Corner podcast. Meet MBA, 1SG, BFD - MR. TONY CHILDS! He’s our dear friend with a more wicked sense of humor than all of us put together.…
MID WEEK MINI | FARTS ARE FUNNIER THAN POOP
Feb 14 • 0 min
In this edition of our Mid Week Mini series - Which is funnier - farts or poop? During a recent recording session, the question was settled. For more information on the Northwest Corner Podcast, please visit our website: NorthwestCornerPodcast.com. And…
with Guest EVAN GIVENS
Feb 11 • 58 min
The gang’s all here. And, our new friend Evan Givens of EG Design and Photography joins us at the table in the House of Kitchen for some fun and good times! For more information on the Northwest Corner Podcast, please visit our website:…
MID WEEK MINI | LEIGH NASH
Feb 7 • 1 min
In this Mid Week Mini, we let our wishes known - WE WANT LEIGH NASH TO COME ON THE SHOW! For more information on the Northwest Corner podcast, please visit our website: northwestcornerpodcast.com.
SUGAR TIT MOONSHINE RETURNS
Feb 4 • 59 min
Our very first episode ever featured the wonderful distillers at Sugar Tit Moonshine Distillery in Reidville, South Carolina. Today, we welcome back Bob and Zeke to the House of Kitchen to catch up on all that is happening at the distillery! For more…
MID WEEK MINI | ED SHEERAN WAS ON GAME OF THRONES?
Jan 31 • 1 min
You’re gonna learn a lot in this week’s Mid Week Mini! Heather gives Shawn an ultimatum about the World’s Longest Joke, “Trudy” confuses Paul Stanley with Ed Sheeran, and we tried to start a rumor (found out later the internet said it was true - oh well).…
Randomonium Interview
Jan 28 • 69 min
Do you like to rock? Randamonium sure does. And they love to have fun both on stage and off. So, we had a little fun of our own with the debut of a new segment on the Northwest Corner Podcast. They rocked it! For more information on the Northwest Corner…
with SPECIAL GUEST: Tyler Center
Jan 21 • 56 min
The gang’s all here, well, almost all. We’re missing a production twin. However, our new friend Tyler Center joins us at the table in the House of Kitchen for some fun and good times! For more information on the Northwest Corner Podcast, please visit our…
MID WEEK MINI | MAC & CHEESE IS BETTER THAN CRACK
Jan 17 • 1 min
Do you sleepwalk? Most of us have at one time or another. In fact, “Trudy” once slept through a midnight snack of mac and cheese! We all agree, that powdered cheese sauce is better than crack! For more information on the Northwest Corner Podcast, please…
SINGER/SONG WRITER BRAD KEATON
Jan 14 • 33 min
His musical influences include rock, r&b, blues, pop, and gospel. He loves to collaborate with all kinds of other genres. And he sings like Sinatra. Meet Spartanburg, South Carolina native, singer/song-writer Brad Keaton! www.bradkeatonmusic.com For more…
MID WEEK MINI | PROJECTILE VOMITING
Jan 10 • 2 min
By now, you know that all of us at the Northwest Corner podcast have a very strange sense of humor. Turns out, many of our guests do too. This past Sunday we shared the story of singer Reshana Marie and her battle with brain cancer. In case you missed it,…
Reshana Marie Part 2
Jan 6 • 22 min
In part 2 of our interview with singer Reshana Marie, we learn about her terrifying experience with brain cancer (and her incredible sense of humor), her ongoing recovery, and how it has changed her and her music. For more information on Reshana,…
Reshana Marie Part 1
Jan 6 • 34 min
Singer Reshana Marie stopped by the House of Kitchen to have a chat at the dining room table. She shares her family musical legacy and her entrance into the music industry. For more information on Reshana, please visit her website…
Mid Week MAXI - My Broken Dog
Jan 3 • 14 min
What in the world possessed Shawn’s dog, Lucy? You’ll never guess. Complete with sound effects, Shawn shares a hilarious true story. This one could be titled, “When Dogs Go Nuts”. For more information on the Northwest Corner Podcast, please visit…
2017 YEAR IN REVIEW
Dec 30, 2017 • 21 min
Can you believe that tomorrow is 2018? We can’t either. This year has been incredibly fun and incredibly fast. It’s flown by. Before we ring in the new year, we want to take a look back at 2017. It was our very first year as a show. And, wow, what a year.…
CHRISTMAS EVE SPECIAL FEATURING KYLIE ODETTA
Dec 23, 2017 • 60 min
We have a special treat for you this Christmas Eve… Kylie Odetta is our featured guest for our Christmas Special! She catches us up on everything she’s been up to from headlining summer concerts to her new album “Undertow”! And as a special treat, she…
MID WEEK MINI | BROWNIES AND COWS
Dec 20, 2017 • 2 min
“Trudy” had some awesome brownies. Shawn almost bought mystery meat from a guy in a truck. And we’ve decided cows need some serious therapy…all on this week’s Mid Week Mini! For more information on the Northwest Corner podcast, including upcoming guests,…
MAVERICK ICE - AUTHOR
Dec 17, 2017 • 77 min
Author of “All Men Tell Lies” and “The Motivation -If I Can Do It There’s No Excuse”, our new friend Maverick Ice stopped by the House of Kitchen! He shared with us his story of growing up in less than ideal conditions, making mistakes, learning from…
MID WEEK MINI | SCREWING IN THE CLOSET
Dec 13, 2017 • 1 min
What is every kid’s worst nightmare? Walking in on their parents. But what happens if you call? What happens if your mom just loves to embarrass you? Well, Shawn once called his parents while they were… ahem… screwing in the closet. True story. For more…
IN THE CORNER | DECEMBER 10, 2017
Dec 10, 2017 • 34 min
The gang’s all here! And this time we’re sharing what we each want for Christmas. Plus discussions on the odd couple, panties from Grandma, and more… For more information on the Northwest Corner Podcast, including upcoming guests and special episodes,…
MID WEEK MINI | WE’RE GOING TO NEED BIGGER KETTLE BELLS
Dec 6, 2017 • 1 min
Remember the movie “Calendar Girls”? They needed “considerably bigger buns”. It appears that the Strong Men of the Rockerbelles calendar needed considerably bigger kettle bells. Asheton shared some of the behind-the-scenes info that you might encounter…
IN THE CORNER | DECEMBER 3, 2017
Dec 3, 2017 • 33 min
The gang’s all here! We’re hanging out, telling stories, laughing a lot… In this episode of In The Corner, we talk about hamsters, sleepwalking, gross pets, the world’s longest bad joke, and “Trudy” throws in a few mad libs (can you count them all?). Join…
MID WEEK MINI MAD LIBS WITH TRUDY - SPEEDOS
Nov 29, 2017 • 1 min
She’s sneaky and quick. It’s one half of the production twins - TRUDY! Her mad libs are becoming a regular part of the show. They come out of no where when you least expect them. And as your ears do a double take, you realize SHE’S STRUCK AGAIN! This…
SPECIAL EDITION: PURPLE TUNA TEES ANNIVERSARY EPISODE
Nov 28, 2017 • 55 min
Our good friends at Purple Tuna Tees are celebrating their anniversary this week and everyone is invited to stop by this Thursday to celebrate with them! Address, date, time, etc. are all in the episode. For more information, visit…
ROCKERBELLES
Nov 26, 2017 • 66 min
She’s a hot chick with a tremendous fashion sense. Meet Asheton of Rockerbelles! For more information on the Northwest Corner podcast, please visit https://northwestcornerpodcast.com.
MID WEEK MINI | FIRE!
Nov 22, 2017 • 4 min
Has this ever happened to you? Or your dad? Enjoy a true story of a Saturday morning from Shawn’s youth when the quiet of the morning was interrupted by a single word. For more information on the Northwest Corner Podcast, please visit our website at…
BLUE BOLT BAND | PART 2
Nov 19, 2017 • 48 min
A group so cool, we had to break the interview into 2 parts! If you are a progressive rock fan, you’re going to love this. Welcome Zeke, Dan, Jonathon, and Andy of Blue Bolt! We talk rock band stuff, progressive rock stuff, and just have a seriously good…
BLUE BOLT BAND| PART 1
Nov 19, 2017 • 53 min
A group so cool, we had to break the interview into 2 parts! If you are a progressive rock fan, you’re going to love this. Welcome Zeke, Dan, Jonathon, and Andy of Blue Bolt! We talk rock band stuff, progressive rock stuff, and just have a seriously good…
MID WEEK MINI | CHRISTMAS EVE
Nov 15, 2017 • 1 min
We’ve got a Christmas Eve Special coming! Guess who is our guest of honor - the lovely and talented Kylie Odetta! We’ll be broadcasting the recording session LIVE on Facebook on 12/21, 7pm. Then our official Christmas Eve show will go up on the podcast on…
SAM MANICOM PART 2
Nov 12, 2017 • 38 min
We had the distinct pleasure of interviewing our favorite motorcycle adventurist, world traveler, and author Sam Manicom! He is author of “Into Africa”, “Under Asian Skies”, “Distant Suns”, and “Tortillas to Totems”, sharing his true stories of adventure…
MID WEEK MINI | BILLBOARD TOP 40
Nov 8, 2017 • 3 min
How familiar are you with the current Billboard Music charts? We are not as familiar with them as we thought we were. Welcome to another Mid Week Mini! For more information on the Northwest Corner Podcast including upcoming guests and special episodes,…
SAM MANICOM PART 1
Nov 4, 2017 • 56 min
We had the distinct pleasure of interviewing our favorite motorcycle adventurist, world traveler, and author Sam Manicom! He is author of “Into Africa”, “Under Asian Skies”, “Distant Suns”, and “Tortillas to Totems”, sharing his true stories of adventure…
MID WEEK MINI | SHAWN IN DRAG
Nov 3, 2017 • 3 min
BONUS MINI! Some stories are too good not to share, even if it means we present 2 Mid Week Mini’s. Did he really? Yes he did. True story. For more information on the Northwest Corner Podcast including upcoming guests and specials, please visit us at…
MID WEEK MINI | HALLOWEEN
Nov 1, 2017 • 6 min
What did you dress as for Halloween? We think Ashley should’ve been Morticia Adams. Shawn once dressed up as a union highway worker for Jesus. True story. Leave a comment with your most recent Halloween costume. How did it go? Did you get lots of candy?…
THROUGH OUR EYES PROJECT
Oct 29, 2017 • 55 min
We had the opportunity to talk with Jason Williamson, the founder of the Through Our Eyes Project in Spartanburg, South Carolina. The project provides cameras to the homeless and asks them to take pictures of anything. The images they capture are profound…
MID WEEK MINI | MOM’S DREAM
Oct 25, 2017 • 5 min
Shawn shares one of the funniest stories about his mom and a very funny dream. Happy Halloween! For more information on the Northwest Corner Podcast, including staff and upcoming guests and features, please go to https://northwestcornerpodcast.com. Thanks…
ED’S ALL PURPOSE SEASONING
Oct 22, 2017 • 33 min
We love success stories! Meet Ed and Ysante McDowell of South Carolina. Ed is a master at mixing seasonings and rubs into yummy combinations. And now, his original Ed’s All purpose seasoning is available on Amazon for everyone to enjoy…
MID WEEK MINI | BULL CINCH
Oct 18, 2017 • 3 min
Have you ever heard of a bull cinch? Shawn hadn’t either until one day he stopped at a small hole-in-the-wall restaurant in rural Tennessee. His curiosity got the better of him. Has it gotten the better of you? Make sure you’re not eating when you listen!…
HUB CITY ANIMAL PROJECT
Oct 15, 2017 • 50 min
Ingrid and Valerie of the Hub City Animal Project discuss how they help assist animal welfare organizations in Spartanburg, South Carolina with collaboration and fund raising to help better control and care for the pet population.
MID WEEK MINI | EXPLODING FOOD
Oct 11, 2017 • 3 min
And now it’s time for another mid-week mini! The whole gang is talking about exploding food, kimchi, jalapeno beer, and has someone been playing a joke on Ashley?
MATTHEW STOKES of STOKES MUSIC
Oct 7, 2017 • 46 min
Matthew Stokes of Stokes Music in Greer, South Carolina talks to us about music lessons, guitar lessons, and what’s happening at Stokes Music in Greer, SC. For more information, please visit www.mattsguitarmethod.com.
MID WEEK MINI | DAD JOKES and FACIAL EXPRESSIONS
Oct 4, 2017 • 1 min
Join the Northwest Corner Podcast as we share a mid-week mini! This week’s mid-week mini features dad jokes and facial expressions on an audio-only show!
MORGAN RILEY PART 2
Oct 1, 2017 • 44 min
Up and coming country music star, Morgan Riley, shares her love for music, how she got started in the music industry and more! Join host Shawn Kitchen for this episode of The Northwest Corner Podcast - Part 2 with Morgan Riley!
MORGAN RILEY PART 1
Sep 23, 2017 • 37 min
Up and coming country music star, Morgan Riley, shares her love for music, how she got started in the music industry and more! Join hosts Ethan Lyles and Shawn Kitchen for this episode of The Northwest Corner Podcast.
“OFFICER HOPPS”
Sep 16, 2017 • 78 min
No, “Officer Hopps” is not her real name, but a real life police woman shares true stories, personal philosophies, and what motivated her to become a law enforcement officer, especially since she’s barely over 5 feet tall.
ROGER UPTON - CAROLINA TREKKER | PART 2
Sep 9, 2017 • 36 min
In part 2 of our interview with Roger Upton of Carolina Trekker, we learn what’s on Roger’s bucket list of trails to conquer and when he feels it’s best to put the camera down and just enjoy.
ROGER UPTON of CAROLINA TREKKER PART 1
Sep 2, 2017 • 37 min
Roger Upton of Carolina Trekker talks to us about how he got started as a professional hiker and hiking guide, plus tips on how to be safe while on the trails. To visit Carolina Trekker, go to http://carolinatrekker.wordpress.com
KYLIE ODETTA PART 2
Aug 26, 2017 • 25 min
Continuing with the interview from last week with singer/ song writer Kylie Odetta.
KYLIE ODETTA PART 1
Aug 19, 2017 • 25 min
Singer / song writer Kylie Odetta talks to co-host Ethan Lyles about how she started her music career in part 1 of this interview. Stay tuned next week for the conclusion.
SHAWN KITCHEN
Aug 12, 2017 • 65 min
Shawn Kitchen considers himself a southerner who was embedded in the north since birth. He is now a full fledged resident of the Upstate!
MIAH JEFFRA
Aug 6, 2017 • 54 min
Ethan Interviews Miah Jeffra, artist in residence at the Hub City Writers Project sponsored by Hub City Press in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
Pilot: SUGAR TIT MOONSHINE DISTILLERY
Jul 29, 2017 • 53 min
Hello listeners! This is our first recorded episode of the Northwest Corner Podcast. A brand new podcast series bringing you news, stories, and adventures from the upstate of South Carolina. On this our pilot episode, we bring you the Sugar Tit Moonshine…