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Real people. Real conversations. Real life. Calvin Marty hosts the unknown and the everyday, bringing you the stories, ideas, problems and projects of "regular people."

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    • 5.0 • 19 Ratings

Real people. Real conversations. Real life. Calvin Marty hosts the unknown and the everyday, bringing you the stories, ideas, problems and projects of "regular people."

    Robert and Rudolph

    Robert and Rudolph

    Robert L May wrote the original story of Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer. In today's episode, we're joined by two of his children: Martha May and Chris May.

    • 39 min
    No Laughing Matter

    No Laughing Matter

    In this episode of irRegular People we're joined by Pito Rodriguez, a 42-year-old Chicago man who contracted Covid-19, suffered through it, and survived.

    • 47 min
    Practical Blasphemy

    Practical Blasphemy

    In this third episode of irRegular People, we're joined by LJT, author of Practical Blasphemy: The New Testament. Her intense and groundbreaking book is a fictionalized memoir of her suicidal act and subsequent stay at a psych ward.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    The Gospel of John Roman Saint-Jon

    The Gospel of John Roman Saint-Jon

    John Roman Saint-Jon tells us about his childhood in Chicago, his relationship with his mother, working in hospitality during Covid19, and the harrowing end to his relationship with a white man during the first week of the protests and riots surrounding the death of George Floyd.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Same Storm, Different Boats

    Same Storm, Different Boats

    Casey Murtaugh and Miriam Dolnick, two Chicago art teachers, discuss their fears about returning to work in the Fall of 2020, and what school could look like in the future.

    • 1 hr 24 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

Meghann Marty ,

Highly Recommended!

I love listening to these conversations. Calvin is a wonderful host. The guests and topics are fascinating, and there’s lots of laughter too. I can’t wait to hear more. Highly recommended!!

Halas Proper ,

natural, earnest, and pertinent.

Delighted to have stumbled across this new offering from Once Upon A Westler. Looking forward to more convos, and other programming the studio might have in store!

Meredith Howsner ,

An Up-and-Coming Podcast

I really enjoyed listening to this show, and look forward to more of the easy interviewing style of Calvin Marty. Can’t wait for the next episode!

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