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Spent the Rent Podcast

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Ep104 Isiah Wagoner for Eugene Mayor
Oct 18 • 71 min
Isiah Wagoner joins the podcast as a (remote) interview guest to discuss his write-in campaign for Mayor of Eugene and his civil rights activism efforts, representing Minority Freedom Network. Wagoner has made headlines recently leading marches and…
Ep103 Doyle Canning
Oct 17 • 75 min
Doyle Canning joins the podcast as a (remote) interview guest to give us her election endorsements. Canning is a former candidate for Oregon’s 4th Congressional District as a Democrat and is a strong voice for the progressive movement in Oregon. Lane…
Ep102 Springfield Fire Levy
Oct 10 • 37 min
Chief Chris Heppel and Springfield City Councilor Sean VanGordon join the podcast as remote interview guests to discuss the proposed ballot measure 20-311, a proposed 5-year levy that would help fund a complete fire crew with Firefighter/Paramedics &…
Ep101 Johanis Tadeo for City Council
Oct 4 • 47 min
Johanis Tadeo joins the podcast as a remote interview guest. Johanis Tadeo is a candidate for City Council in Springfield, Oregon (Ward 3). Tadeo is known in the Lane County community for his tireless work helping the marginalised and less fortunate in…
Ep100 UO Club Hockey
Oct 3 • 47 min
Austin Pultz joins the podcast as a remote interview guest. Pultz is from Calgary, Alberta in Canada and moved to Oregon to study Sports Business at the University of Oregon. Pultz is a defenseman for the (Pac-8 Champion) UO Club Hockey Team. More info on…
Ep99 Mackdub
Sep 26 • 57 min
Mackdub joins the podcast as a remote interview guest. Wil “Mackdub” Weatherly is a legend in the Northwest music scene and has been rocking hip hop and rap since the late 90s. After a 5 year hiatus, he just dropped a new album called “KMAC Radio” full of…
Ep98 Kori Rodley for City Council
Sep 19 • 63 min
Kori Rodley joins the podcast as a remote interview guest. Kori Rodley is a candidate for City Council in Springfield, Oregon (Ward 3). Rodley is the Director of Equity at the United Way of Lane County and is a self-proclaimed “hopeless extrovert” with a…
Ep97 Oregon Wildfires
Sep 11 • 49 min
Mark Molina returns to the podcast to discuss the Oregon wildfires, misinformation, and the incredible community relief efforts to help the 18k Lane County residents displaced due to evacuations. TO VOLUNTEER go to mckenzieriver.org/get-involved/volunteer…
Ep96 Mark Molina
Aug 29 • 60 min
Mark Molina joins the podcast to discuss business, leadership, and community. Molina is the CEO of Molina Leadership and Business Development Solutions, a business that exists for one reason: to help people from all backgrounds grow in the area of…
Ep95 Joey Helpish returns
Aug 22 • 50 min
Joey Helpish joins the podcast to discuss Dandyland Studios, his music career, music teaching methods, and never stop approach to creativity. Helpish is a self taught musician with over 4k recorded songs and has recently created his own education methods,…
Ep94 Mayor Vacancy in Springfield, Oregon
Aug 16 • 54 min
Chris Wig and Kris McAlister join the podcast as (remote) interview guests for a panel discussion on the sudden Mayor Vacancy in Springfield, Oregon and the impact it may have on some extremely pressing issues. Chris Wig is a member of the Willamalane…
Ep93 Niels Pasternak
Aug 14 • 52 min
Niels Pasternak joins the podcast as a (remote) interview guest to discuss the challenges of distance learning for students with special needs. Pasternak is an educator specializing in special education in Eugene, Oregon and a Chair of the OEA Special…
Ep92 Isiah Wagoner
Aug 7 • 61 min
Isiah Wagoner joins the podcast as a (remote) interview guest to discuss his civil rights activism efforts, representing Minority Freedom Network. Wagoner has made headlines recently leading marches and peaceful protests to raise awareness about police…
Ep91 Daniel Miller
Aug 1 • 66 min
Daniel Miller joins the podcast as a (remote) interview guest to discuss political issues and the challenges of fact checking in the year 2020. Originally from Goldthwaite,Texas, Miller set his sights on the Pacific Northwest to surround himself with more…
Ep90 Oregon People’s Rebate
Jul 26 • 30 min
Antonio Gisbert joins the podcast as a (remote) interview guest. Gisbert is the Chief Petitioner of the Oregon People’s Rebate (OPR). The Oregon People’s Rebate is a proposed initiative petition for the November 2022 election that will REBATE about $750…
Ep89 The Youth Vote Vol.2
Jul 19 • 42 min
Dawson Clark joins the podcast as a (remote) interview guest. Clark is a proud member of the LGBTQ+ community, Lane County resident, artist, and outspoken political activist. Hosted by Patty Rose To support the podcast with a one time or monthly donation…
Ep88 Madam Arbitrator
Jul 4 • 58 min
Sandra Smith Gangle joins the podcast as a (remote) interview guest. Sandra Smith Gangle is an author of a recently released book titled “Madam Arbitrator”. In her book Sandra Smith Gangle tells a compelling story of a woman who overcame many obstacles to…
Ep87 Boop Troop Eugene
Jun 28 • 46 min
Tre Stewart joins the podcast as a (remote) interview guest. Stewart is the founder of Boop Troop Eugene, a citizen volunteer guerrilla journalism effort that has been following the BLM protests over in the last few weeks in Oregon. Stewart can be seen on…
Ep86 Subdermal Art Collective
Jun 27 • 26 min
Jake “Overtime” Williams joins the podcast as a (remote) interview guest. Williams is the Co-Owner of Subdermal Art Collective. A brand new tattoo parlour located in Eugene, Oregon with a few of the areas most respected and experienced artists. SudDermal…
Ep85 Sammy Warm Hands
Jun 14 • 52 min
Sammy Warm Hands joins the podcast as a (remote) interview guest. Sammy Warm Hands is a hip hop artist, punk rock musician, author, host of the Take92 podcast and co-host of the Bat Fan Addict Podcast (both available on all major streaming sites). He has…
Ep84 CORE Eugene
Jun 12 • 41 min
Brittiny Raine joins the podcast as a (remote) interview guest. Raine is an Executive Director of CORE Eugene. CORE stands for Community Outreach through Radical Empowerment and is a non-profit that empowers, and advocates for young people in Lane County.…
Ep83 Trey Day of DayInTheLife Entertainment
Jun 8 • 38 min
Treylon Day joins the podcast as a (remote) interview guest. Day is an Event Planner, Promoter, Talent Scout, Entertainment Coordinator, and the owner and founder of DayInTheLife Entertainment. DayInTheLife Entertainment is an independent business that…
Ep82 Brody Jansen Returns
Jun 5 • 22 min
Brody Jansen joins the podcast as a (remote) interview guest. After making hip-hop music for 4 years Brody Jansen has decided to pursue his music path by taking a whole new direction. Switching genres from rap to rnb/pop. He plans on dropping a song every…
Ep81 Athletes and Activism
Jun 1 • 65 min
Justin Pluid joins the podcast as a (remote) interview guest. Pluid is the co-host of the Flock Pod (available on all streaming sites). He is also a coach, and avid sports fan. FB: facebook.com/TheFlockPod/ IG: @theflockpod Hosted by Patty Rose To support…
Ep80 Hewlett Artistry
May 17 • 43 min
Matthew Hewlett joins the podcast as a (remote) interview guest. Hewlett is a photographer, cinematographer, and founder of Hewlett Artistry (the newest sponsor of the Spent the Rent Podcast). Reach out to Matthew for your photography needs or to help you…
Ep79 The Youth Vote vol.1
May 14 • 54 min
Dakota Licea joins the podcast as a (remote) interview guest. Licea is a University of Oregon student studying Political Science with a history in civil activism and hopes for a future in our political sphere steadfast on making real change. Hosted by…
Ep78 The Nonsense Hour vol.2
May 7 • 30 min
Cohen and Adam Graves join the podcast to discuss their father and son themed podcast “The Nonsense Hour with Cohen and Adam”. Adam is a University of Oregon graduate and father of two. Cohen is his 11 year old son (and star of the show). On their podcast…
Ep77 Kris McAlister for City Council
May 5 • 36 min
Kris McAlister joins the podcast as a (remote) interview guest. McAlister is a candidate for City Council in Springfield, Oregon Ward 3. He is also the Co-Director of Carry It Forward, and shelter manager of the Memorial Building Shelter Project. For info…
Ep76 Housing in Lane County
May 3 • 47 min
Episode 76: Housing in Lane County Stream audio now @ strpod.com Thomas Fiorelli joins the podcast as a (remote) interview guest, to discuss housing issues in Lane County. Fiorelli is a PhD student at the University of Oregon. studying Landscape…
Ep75 Thomas Hiura for Mayor
Apr 29 • 54 min
Thomas Hiura joins the podcast as a (remote) interview guest. Hiura is a candidate in Eugene, Oregon’s mayoral race. Hiura is also an educator, hip hop artist, and host of a podcast (Less Stupid w/ Thomas Hiura). For info go to hiura2020.org/ Watch the…
Ep74 Albert Lee for Congress
Apr 25 • 37 min
Albert Lee joins the podcast as a (remote) interview guest. Albert Lee is a candidate for congress in Oregon’s 3rd congressional district. Lee is a progressive democrat running against an incumbent in the primary. Lee’s platform includes addressing…
Ep73 Canning for Congress
Apr 20 • 46 min
Doyle Canning joins the podcast as a (remote) interview guest. Canning is running for Oregon’s 4th Congressional District as a progressive Democrat. She is challenging a longtime incumbent (Defazio) and needs our support to get the word out. For info on…
Ep72 Chris Wig
Apr 18 • 63 min
Chris Wig joins the podcast as an interview guest. Chris serves the Springfield, Oregon community as a member of the Willamalane Parks & Recreation District Board and as Chair of our local Democratic Party. Chris was appointed to serve on the Willamalane…
Ep71 Self-Employed and Shutdown
Apr 16 • 61 min
Taylor Jones joins the podcast to discuss self employment, the shutdown, Andrew Yang, and more. Jones is self-employed and, like many Oregonians, is struggling to figure out how to support his family during the stay at home order. Info on Oregon…
Ep70 COVID-19 and Cosmetology
Apr 9 • 42 min
Lora Workman Mader joins the podcast as an interview guest. Lora is a life long Lane County resident and the owner/operator of Salon Palooza nail salon in Eugene, Oregon that opened only a month before the shutdown of all cosmetology business due to the…
Ep69 That Oregon Life
Apr 7 • 41 min
Tyler Willford joins the podcast as an interview guest. Willford is the founder of That Oregon Life. That Oregon life is a multimedia website, social media community, and locally made clothing line. For more info That Oregon Life Thatoregonlife.com…
Ep68 Shop Local 541
Apr 5 • 33 min
Patric Miller joins the podcast as an interview guest. Miller is the founder of a brand new web service called Shop Local 541. Shop Local 541 is a website born out of a need to fill a gap between the generosity of local businesses, and the social service…
Ep67 The Show Must Go On
Apr 2 • 31 min
Dave Villalobos joins the podcast as an interview guest. Villalobos is the owner/operator of Pedal Power Music, and is promoting a live stream performance, The Sunday Brunch, in collaboration with Studio 541 Productions and The People’s Garden. Studio 541…
Ep66 We Need Rent Money
Apr 1 • 31 min
Blake Laitner joins the podcast as an interview guest. Laitner is the co-writer and director of the upcoming locally made film, “We Need Rent Money”. A comedy about 3 college kids who get kicked out of school and lose their financial aid and have 7 days…
Ep65 Joey Helpish
Mar 31 • 31 min
Joey Helpish joins the podcast to discuss his music career, music teaching methods, and never stop approach to creativity. Helpish is a self taught musician with over 4k recorded songs and has recently created his own education methods, techniques, and…
Ep64 Healthcare Heroes vol.2
Mar 28 • 38 min
An ongoing series on various people in or around the healthcare industry, dealing with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Teka Ladely joins the podcast as an interview guest. Teka is a lifelong resident of Springfield, Oregon. She is a pharmacy…
Ep63 Healthcare Heroes vol.1
Mar 27 • 40 min
An ongoing series on various people in or around the healthcare industry, dealing with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Amy Marie joins the podcast. Amy is an in-home healthcare worker who works with memory loss patients. Specifically elder…
Ep62 Mental Health During a Shutdown
Mar 24 • 43 min
To support the podcast with a one time or monthly donation go to strpod.com/sponsors Sara Scofield joins the podcast as an interview guest. Sara and her family are no strangers to mental illness and suicide. Three generations of men in her family have…
Ep61 Coronavirus Shutdown in Oregon
Mar 22 • 47 min
We are joined by members of the 541 community who are impacted by the shutdown in different ways. Today’s guests are Brooklyn Damon of American Traditional Barbershop, Justin Pluid of the Flock Pod, Cindy Ingram of Pacific Pub Cycle and Sara Wolf of Star…
Ep60 Canvassing for Bernie
Mar 15 • 68 min
James Barber returns to the podcast to discuss canvassing for Bernie Sanders, social distancing, and COVID-19. Barber has been traveling the country spreading the Bernie message of equality, equity, and Medicare for ALL. Barber has canvassed in Iowa,…
Ep59 Two Pats in a Pod vol.2
Mar 7 • 64 min
Patric Miller returns to the podcast to discuss the Super Tuesday results, Bernie versus Biden, and the Democratic primary race. With more than 40 years of Entertainment, Music, Marketing and Production Services experience, Patric Miller’s resume is…
Ep58 Road to Recovery and Prosthetics
Feb 16 • 41 min
Dan Silva joins the podcast as an interview guest. Silva was in a horrific automobile accident that took his left leg and the life of his good friend. We talk about the road to recovery, learning to walk again, prosthetics, grieving the loss of a loved…
Ep57 Social Advance w/ Alan Zundel
Feb 2 • 38 min
Alan Zundel joins the podcast to discuss politics from a libertarian socialist perspective. Zundel is the co-host of Oregon News and Views and co-founder and member of Social Advance, a non-profit citizens action organization formed to work toward the…
Ep56 One Bad Dawg
Jan 19 • 47 min
Robert James-Alexander Hamilton joins the podcast as an interview guest. Hamilton is the owner/operator of One Bad Dawg hot dog cart and has is hand in many other business ventures. He has an incredible work ethic and is the epitome of an entrepreneur.…
Ep55 Canning for Congress
Jan 5 • 51 min
Doyle Canning joins the podcast as an interview guest. Canning is running for Oregon’s 4th Congressional District as a progressive Democrat. She is challenging a longtime incumbent (Defazio) and needs our support to get the word out. For info on how to…
Ep54 Oregon Cash Flow Pro
Dec 15, 2019 • 47 min
James Barber (of Oregon Cash Flow Pro LLC.) joins the podcast as an interview guest. Oregon Cash Flow Pro is a website and YouTube channel devoted to helping its audience learn about ways to make better financial decisions. Oregon Cash Flow Pro is the…
Ep53 Buffalo Romeo
Dec 1, 2019 • 60 min
Lea Jones (of Buffalo Romeo) joins the podcast as an interview guest. Jones has been making music around the country for many many years. Mixing folk, Americana, country, blues, and more. After teaming up with guitarist Keenan Dorn to form Buffalo Romeo…
Ep52 The Flock Pod
Nov 17, 2019 • 64 min
Part 4 of 4 in our series on Oregon podcasters. Justin Pluid and Shane Potter, hosts of the Flock Pod, join the podcast. The Flock podcast is a newly created Oregon sports talk show hosted by two lifelong Duck fans with a wealth of knowledge about Oregon…
Ep51 Broken Radio 541
Nov 10, 2019 • 65 min
Part 3 of 4 in a series on Oregon podcasters. Nate Ingman joins the podcast as an interview guest. Ingman is the co-host of Broken Radio 541, Oregon’s #1 monthly hiphop podcast. Born in 2006, died on 12/21/2012, and re-animated in 2016. New episodes air…
Ep50 Joey Helpish aka Unkle Nancy
Oct 27, 2019 • 59 min
Part 2 of 4 in a series on Oregon podcasters. Joey Helpish joins the podcast to discuss his music career, music teaching methods, and never stop approach to creativity. Helpish is a self taught musician with over 4k recorded songs and has recently created…
Ep49 the Nonsense Hour
Oct 13, 2019 • 60 min
Part 1 of 4 in a series on Oregon podcasters. Cohen and Adam Graves join the podcast to discuss their father and son themed podcast “The Nonsense Hour with Cohen and Adam”. Adam is a University of Oregon graduate and father of two. Cohen is his 10 year…
Ep48 Impeachment Inquiry
Oct 5, 2019 • 84 min
A panel discussion on Donald J. Trump and the Impeachment Inquiry with three of the podcast’s most recognizable guests, James Barber, Blair Conrad, and Pat Miller. Also featuring an audio submission (via Twitter) from Jeremy Cummings. Hosted by Patrick…
Ep47 Trans Rights w/ Ash Boeger
Sep 21, 2019 • 58 min
Ash Boeger joins the podcast to discuss transgender rights, the issues with comedy and marginalized citizens, and living in Oregon as a trans man. Boeger was raised in Eugene, Oregon, attended Willamette High School, and served as Pfc in the United States…
Ep46 Patric Miller (2 Pats in a Pod vol.1)
Sep 15, 2019 • 74 min
Patric Miller joins the podcast as an interview guest. With more than 40 years of Entertainment, Music, Marketing and Production Services experience, Patric Miller’s resume is peppered with “bleeding edge” experience that includes more than 20 years of…
Ep45 A Football Story
Sep 1, 2019 • 47 min
Levi Kinkade joins the podcast to discuss his career in football. Kinkade was a multi-sport athlete at Springfield High School in Springfield, Oregon and is currently enrolled at the University of Oregon studying Psychology and Crime Law and Society.…
Ep44 Ben Saunders
Aug 25, 2019 • 66 min
Ben Saunders joins the podcast as an interview guest to discuss his love of comic books, the changes in the comic book community, and his career as an educator. Saunders is a professor at the University of Oregon in the English Department. He is credited…
Ep43 Season ONE Recap
Aug 11, 2019 • 55 min
Blair Conrad returns to the podcast as a guest host and interviews Patrick Stutz (aka SelfEsteem BoatWillie), the creator of the SPENT THE RENT PODCAST. They recap the completed 42 episode season one, the relationship with sponsors, the future direction…
Ep42 MVP Games and Sports
Aug 4, 2019 • 54 min
Henry Martin, co-founder of MVP Games and Sports, joins the podcast to discuss growing up in Oregon, his love of poker, and making the dream of owning a poker facility a reality. Martin is a graduate of Springfield High School (Class of ‘00). He also…
Ep41 Eugene Hockey w/ Dan Trent
Jul 21, 2019 • 60 min
Dan Trent joins the podcast to discuss the exciting changes to youth hockey in Eugene, Oregon and the Northwest as a whole. Trent was born in Rochester, New York and has resided in Oregon for almost 20 years. He has worked in youth athletics in the…
Ep40 Kaz Zaidi Returns
Jul 14, 2019 • 54 min
Kaz Zaidi joins the podcast to discuss populism, authoritarianism, and the rise of the Alt-right across the globe. Zaidi was born and raised in London, England and since relocated to Oregon where his wife grew up. Zaidi is a graduate student at the…
Ep39 F.J. Gouldner
Jul 7, 2019 • 54 min
F.J. Gouldner joins the podcast to discuss his writing career, battle with alcoholism and depression, and so much more. Gouldner was born in Nyack, New York and moved to Oregon 3 years ago. Gouldner is now a Eugene, Oregon based Underground Writer that…
Ep38 Debate Recap w/ James Barber
Jun 30, 2019 • 56 min
Former candidate for Lane County Commissioner, James Barber, returns to the podcast for the 5th time to discuss the two night MSNBC Democratic primary debate special that took place in Miami, Florida June 26th-27th. Hosted by Patrick Stutz aka SelfEsteem…
Ep37 UO Esports
Jun 9, 2019 • 53 min
Members of the University of Oregon Club Esports team join the podcast to discuss the rise of the cyber-athlete, the growing popularity of competitive gaming as a spectator sport, and the push to become scholarship athletes at the UofO. David Gugliotti -…
Ep36 Voting Reform w/ Sara Wolf and James Barber
Jun 2, 2019 • 57 min
Sara Wolf and James Barber join the podcast to discuss Voting Reform in Lane County. Sara Wolf is the Executive Director of Equal Vote. Wolf is passionate about bringing Voting Reform to Lane County and beyond, and is working tirelessly to spread…
Ep35 Pacific Pub Cycle w/ Cindy Ingram
May 19, 2019 • 46 min
Cindy Ingram joins the podcast to discuss a fun new way for friends and family to travel around Eugene, Oregon. Cindy and her husband, John Alden, are the co-owners of Pacific Pub Cycle. Cindy has a long history in the Eugene area and has worked as the…
Ep34 Amateur MMA fighter Alex Youngbauer
May 12, 2019 • 49 min
Amateur MMA fighter Alex Youngbauer joins the podcast to discuss the challenges of competing before you become a professional fighter and why people sometimes decide to hold on to their amateur status. Youngbauer was born in Cottage Grove, Oregon. He is a…
Ep33 YES to Housing w/ Daniel Ivy
May 5, 2019 • 53 min
Daniel Ivy joins the podcast to discuss the the housing crisis in the Eugene/Springfield area. Ivy is the founding member of YIMBYES (Yes In My Back Yard Eugene Springfield), a newly forming non-profit that seeks to empower community stakeholders to say…
Ep32 Jake “Overtime” Tattoos
Apr 28, 2019 • 57 min
Jake “Overtime” Williams joins the podcast to discuss his career as a Lane County, Oregon based tattoo artist. Williams was born and raised in the Eugene/Springfield area and attended both Springfield High School (class of ‘00) and Lane Community College.…
Ep31 the Creative Types
Apr 14, 2019 • 43 min
Eugene, Oregon based hip hop-fusion musical duo, the Creative Types, join the podcast as interview guests. The Creative Types are a collaborative effort of two of the area’s most talented and inspiring young visionaries who showcase diverse tracks…
Ep30 Endr Won returns
Apr 7, 2019 • 59 min
Eugene, Oregon hip hop emcee, Endr Won, returns to the podcast to discuss his upcoming headlining tour. After countless requests across the country, Endr Won is officially hitting the road to headline the aptly title, “Chain Breaker Tour” and bring his…
Ep29 International Student Winston Wang
Mar 31, 2019 • 51 min
Winston Wang joins the podcast to discuss life as an international student at the University of Oregon. Wang was born in Vancouver, BC but due to his parents work he attended elementary and middle school in Taiwan. He then attended high school at a…
Ep28 Disc Golf w/ Dustin Keegan
Mar 16, 2019 • 44 min
Professional Disc Golfer and Eugene, Oregon resident Dustin Keegan joins the podcast as an interview guest. Keegan is the COO of Universal Play Disc Golf and is sponsored by Dynamic Discs. He competes both on a local and national level and is well…
Ep27 Springfield w/ Zach Bessett
Mar 10, 2019 • 60 min
Zach Bessett joins the podcast to discuss the positive changes made in Springfield, Oregon with the Springfield school district and much more. Bessett was elected to the school board in May 2017. He has been a resident of Springfield for more than 30…
Ep26 Health Care for ALL w/ James Barber
Mar 3, 2019 • 52 min
James Barber joins the podcast to discuss Health Care for ALL in Oregon, the questioning in the CNN Bernie Sanders town hall, the Michael Cohen hearing, and more. Barber continues his passionate work as a Eugene, Oregon political activist raising…
Ep25 RxN
Feb 24, 2019 • 34 min
Joining the podcast is Eugene, Oregon resident and hip hop artist, Simon Baum, better known by his stage name, RxN (pronounced re·ac·tion). Baum is a man equipped with an arsenal of artistic identities including recording artist, engineer, producer, and…
Ep24 Suicide Prevention w/ Sara Whopner Scofield
Feb 17, 2019 • 58 min
Sara Whopner Scofield joins the podcast as an interview guest. Sara and her family are no strangers to mental illness and suicide. Three generations of men in her family have taken their own life and Sara has found a way to fight a genetic predisposition…
Ep23 DACA w/ Ricardo Gomez
Feb 10, 2019 • 42 min
Ricardo Gomez joins the podcast as an interview guest. Gomez is a 2013 graduate of South Eugene high school and Eugene, Oregon resident. He was born in Tepatitlan, Jalisco, Mexico and was brought to the United States as a 10 year old child. After living…
Ep22 Politics w/ Mayo Finch
Feb 2, 2019 • 51 min
Mayo Finch joins the podcast as an interview guest. Finch is a long time friend of our host and lifelong Eugene, Oregon resident and personality. After dropping out of school in the 8th Grade his early education came from life experience, family…
Ep21 Suds ‘Em Yourself
Jan 26, 2019 • 34 min
Dan Cole, the owner/operator of Suds ‘Em Yourself dog wash, joins the podcast as an interview guest. Suds ‘Em Yourself is located on 11th and Charnelton in downtown Eugene, Oregon and is a self service dog wash and professional pet grooming business. Suds…
Ep20 DEF davyne
Jan 20, 2019 • 31 min
DEF davyne (pronounced divine) is an Oregon based Hip Hop artist that is known for his verbal dexterity, intricate rhyme schemes, and emotional storytelling. He considers himself a writer first, but has been creating and performing music since the late…
Ep19 Philly Cheese Steaks w/ Frank Allis
Jan 12, 2019 • 40 min
Frank Allis joins the podcast as an interview guest. Frank is the owner/operator of Sunset Hut Philly Cheese Steaks located on the corner of 13th and Kincaid in Eugene, Oregon. He was raised in Blackwood, New Jersey but relocated to Oregon to be closer to…
Ep18 Cerebral Coretext
Jan 5, 2019 • 40 min
Brenden Lynch, aka Cerebral Coretext, joins the podcast to discuss his career in the Eugene, Oregon hip hop community, his newfound love of photography, and the joy of fatherhood. Lynch is originally from San Jose, California but relocated to Oregon as a…
Ep17 Kaz Zaidi
Dec 16, 2018 • 46 min
Kaz Zaidi joins the podcast to discuss Brexit, Democratic Socialism, and universal healthcare across the globe. Zaidi was born and raised in London, England and since relocated to Oregon where his wife grew up. He is a graduate student at the University…
Ep16 Spiller
Dec 8, 2018 • 29 min
The band Spiller joins the podcast to discuss their upcoming west coast tour. Named after the University of Oregon dorm where they first met, Spiller’s four members came together from opposite sides of the world. Combining indie rock and jazz, their music…
Ep15 Santa Ken Major
Dec 1, 2018 • 28 min
The Valley River Center mall Santa, Ken Major, joins the podcast. We discuss a dream where he had a calling to become Santa, his work previously as a Lane County Deputy Sheriff at the “Blue Bar Hotel”, and operating a mortuary in Springfield, OR. Major…
Ep14 Homeless in Eugene w/ Blair Conrad
Nov 24, 2018 • 46 min
Blair Conrad joins the podcast to discuss her personal story and homelessness in Lane County. Conrad has battled depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, PTSD, and addiction all of her adult life. Four years ago she found herself homeless with very little…
Ep13 Election Recap w/ James Barber
Nov 10, 2018 • 58 min
James Barber returns to the podcast to recap the midterm election results. Barber was a candidate for the East Lane County Commissioner position. He was defeated in the primary. He later endorsed the eventual winner, Heather Buch. Barber continues to be a…
Ep12 Pedal Power Music
Oct 26, 2018 • 44 min
Dave Villalobos (founder of Pedal Power Music) joins the podcast. Pedal Power Music connects people with the power of bicycles and music. Their scalable bicycle powered audio/visual system facilitates a truly unique experience that is fun, interactive and…
Ep11 Rick Dancer
Oct 26, 2018 • 54 min
Rick Dancer is best known for his long career on local television news as an award winning anchor in the Eugene/Springfield area. Dancer had a brief stint in politics with a 2008 run for Secretary of State (on the Republican ticket) where he was narrowly…
Ep10 Star Voting
Oct 14, 2018 • 38 min
Mark Frohnmayer and Sara Wolf, representatives of STAR VOTING Lane County, join the podcast to discuss this crucial ballot measure designed to give voters a much stronger voice. (S.T.A.R. stands for Score Then Automatic Run-off) On November 6th Lane…
Ep9 UO Marching Band
Oct 6, 2018 • 28 min
“Georgia” Keith Lunsford is a trombone player for the University of Oregon marching band. He joins the podcast to discuss the rigors of preparing for a daunting college football season (even for the band), the excitement of participating in the ESPN…
Ep8 CJ Steezz of 86ixt LLC
Sep 30, 2018 • 50 min
CJ Steezz (of 86ixt LLC) joins the podcast. CJ Steezz is a Eugene, Oregon based musician and entrepreneur who recently went all in with his own (locally crafted) Tuxedo Vodka. CJ Steezz is the owner/founder of the 86xit brand, a multi-industry premium…
Ep7 Brody Jansen
Sep 22, 2018 • 35 min
Brody Jansen (aka Young B) joins the podcast as an interview guest. Jansen is a 24 year old hip hop artist from Eugene, Oregon who recently released his debut album “94 to Infinity” (available on all streaming platforms). He is truly making a name for…
Ep6 Cameron Derby
Sep 16, 2018 • 49 min
Cameron Derby joins the podcast as an interview guest. Derby is a University of Oregon student in the school of journalism and host of the “Cam Derby Has the Floor” sports podcast. He has also worked with the University of Oregon’s KWVA radio on the show…
Ep5 the Defiant Divas
Sep 15, 2018 • 27 min
Amy Marie (a representative of “the Defiant Divas” clothing boutique) joins the podcast. The Divas are a group of over 25 women with the mission to spread the message of a body positive self image, a healthy spirit, and independence for woman while having…
Ep4 James Barber
Aug 26, 2018 • 40 min
An interview with James Barber of Our Revolution Lane County. Barber was a candidate for the East Lane County Commissioner position. He is a progressive Democrat who believes in raising the minimum wage to suit the growing cost of living, Medicare for…
Ep3 Kyle Yamada
Aug 19, 2018 • 37 min
An interview with author and Eugene, Oregon resident Kyle Yamada. Yamada is a high school teacher who loves geeking out with his students about technology, but he hates it when they ignore him to look at their phones. He’s been fascinated by high tech and…
Ep2 That Oregon Life
Aug 12, 2018 • 37 min
Tyler from That Oregon Life joins the podcast to talk about his website thatoregonlife.com that has reached 400k followers and continues to grow. At That Oregon Life, the goal is to provide the best premium Oregon content for Outdoors, Lifestyle, Sports…
Ep1 Endr Won
Aug 5, 2018 • 35 min
an interview with Eugene, Oregon hip hop artist Endr Won. Endr Won is recognized and respected as someone who prides himself on substance over nonsense through a combination of lyrical skill and rigorous honesty. Hailing from Eugene, Oregon, Endr Won is…