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Interesting interviews with interesting people. New episodes each Monday.

    The Caves of Minnesota with Dr. Greg Brick

    The Caves of Minnesota with Dr. Greg Brick

    We discuss the history of the man-made caves beneath the Minneapolis/St. Paul area with Dr. Greg Brick.  Retired as a  Hydrologist with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Dr. Brick is the preeminent authority on the history of the caves, which were built specifically for breweries and cheese factories in the pre-refrigeration 18th century.  Dr. Brick is the author of "SUBTERRANEAN TWIN CITIES"  , "MINNESOTA CAVES: HISTORY AND LORE ", 
    "MINNESOTA UNDERGROUND", in addition to other books on the subject.  To learn more about these caves, and the work of Dr. Brick, visit www.drgregbrick.com

    • 59 min
    I Met a Ghost at Gettysburg With Don Allison

    I Met a Ghost at Gettysburg With Don Allison

    Today we spoke with Don Allison, author of "I Met a Ghost at Gettysburg: A Journalist's Journey Into the Paranormal".  Mr. Allison has had quite a few paranormal experiences at Gettysburg, which led him on a journey from a naturally skeptical journalist to a hesitant believer in the supernatural. This podcast covers some of that journey, his book, and subsequent follow-up "I Met More Ghosts at Gettysburg: A Journalist's Paranormal Journey Continues".
    For more information about these books, and future projects of Mr. Allison, please visit www.imetaghost.com

    • 55 min
    On The Coca-Cola Trail With Larry Jorgensen

    On The Coca-Cola Trail With Larry Jorgensen

    We discuss the two great books by Larry Jorgensen; "The Coca-Cola Trail" and the sequel "Return To The Coca-Cola Trail".  Mr. Jorgensen discusses the history and origins of The Coca-Cola company, and the innovations over the years that made it the iconic company it is today.
    Visit www.cocacolatrail.com to learn more about the books.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    What's Up? The Bronx!

    What's Up? The Bronx!

    Today, we spoke with Tim Leary about the great good fortune of growing up in Parkchester, The Bronx, New York.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Special Education and Covid With John Hogan

    Special Education and Covid With John Hogan

    We discussed the challenges of teaching Physical Education during the pandemic with John Hogan.
    Mr. Hogan is the Adaptive Physical Education Department Chair of Orange/Ulster BOCES in New York State.

    • 53 min
    Reclaiming The Past With Sculptor Conrad Levenson

    Reclaiming The Past With Sculptor Conrad Levenson

    Noted Architect and Sculptor Conrad Levinson discusses his Brooklyn, NY roots and his transition from architecture to sculpture using reclaimed woods and metals.
    Visit http://www.conradlevenson.com/ to learn about his upcoming shows.
    Mr. Levenson is a veteran member of the Sculptors Guild www.https://www.sculptorsguild.org/

    • 57 min

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Great conversations!

Nice to hear interesting stories from people’s lives you may not otherwise get to experience.

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