Conversations with people about ideas and their interesting backgrounds. From artificial intelligence assisting those with dementia to the way ham radio benefits local communities, I conduct long-form conversations from the Madison isthmus.
PB & Bacon 6, A Future YouTuber
The world can be much more enjoyable when viewed from the perspective of a 9-year-old boy. Rylan Spates, known to many as PB & Bacon 6, shares his thoughts about everything from spiral stairsteps to rollercoasters. He shows broadcasting savvy and makes for many enjoyable smiles and laughs along the way. A wonderful podcast to start off a New Year!
Memories Of Trans American School Of Broadcasting
With fondness and laughter Bruce Miller, George Manesis, and Gregory Humphrey trek back 41 years to reminisce about the Wausau, Wisconsin broadcasting school. From how these young men saw themselves at the time, to how radio impacts their lives today, this podcast episode surely mirrors the hundreds of graduates over the years. From the school owner, Ray Szmanda, to the iconic Scott Street Pub these three guys regale memories that will transport all those who once harbored 'radio fever' to a place of youthful nostalgia. An episode that has a professional touch, a human connection.
Elvis, Thunderstorms, Dan Rather, And Local Radio
Fond memories of Gregory Humphrey's first day on WDOR radio with Elvis' music, recollections of Dan Rather one Sunday morning on a Texas radio station, and a severe thunderstorm in Sturgeon Bay when a Brewer baseball game is knocked off the air as callers light up the phone lines! Funny memories with another Doty Land professional-sounding podcast.
Sparking Moments Of Joy And Remembrance During The Long Goodbye
With contemporaneous accounts of smiles and trying times while dealing with a friend's Alzheimer's disease come stories of laughter and also tenderness. The final chapter of the life of Albert Trull, and the way it weaved with the personal life of podcaster Gregory Humphrey as his father was dying, makes for a somber podcast. But one that is aimed to reach out and ask what role all can play with the elderly people needing friendship and companionship within our communities.
Acting With Humanity In Time Of War Makes For New Film
When a German soldier in WWII acts with compassion to save the lives of Americans what does that tell us about humanity? Those types of acts of compassion on the battlefield are explored in an upcoming documentary. Stephanie Manesis, director, and producer of the film talks not only about the multi-year project but also about how creativity has manifested itself in her life. Podcaster Gregory Humphrey notes it is a joy to have such a great conversationalist to interview.
"Sure Does Feel Stormy Today"
Podcaster Gregory Humphrey goes back to childhood days in Hancock, Wisconsin to prove weather of all sorts should be viewed up close. Nothing is better than grandma's arm around a shoulder as the thunder crashes or as a boy walking into the bracing winds of a winter snowstorm. Nostalgic warm memories for anyone wishing to trek back in time.