48 episodes

There is so much you don’t know about the strangers around you in your day to day life. This podcast is a place where you can see the inside and interesting parts of the people around you. On the show, host, Ben Brown interviews and talks to guests from all races and genders as well as all walks of life with one thing in common, they are all Madisonians. Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts.

The Madisonian Podcast Benjamin Brownie Productions

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 24 Ratings

There is so much you don’t know about the strangers around you in your day to day life. This podcast is a place where you can see the inside and interesting parts of the people around you. On the show, host, Ben Brown interviews and talks to guests from all races and genders as well as all walks of life with one thing in common, they are all Madisonians. Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts.

    48: Mayor Dave, Leading Madison for Eight Years

    48: Mayor Dave, Leading Madison for Eight Years

    Dave Cieslewicz was the mayor of our city for 8 years from 2003-2011. Listen to hear how he campaigned, won the race, and led Madison even through times of financial crisis. 

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    • 52 min
    47: Alex Koch, Bringing Infantry Experience to the Classroom

    47: Alex Koch, Bringing Infantry Experience to the Classroom

    Mr. Koch, my English teacher, has done so much in his life so far. From serving two tours as an infantryman in Iraq after 9/11 to becoming an English teacher, he has not missed out on his share of life's bumps and successes. Listen to hear how he has brought his experience serving overseas back to the classroom and how he dealt with the vulnerability of life and death situations. 



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    • 41 min
    46: An Hour of Neuroscience with Dr. Richard Davidson and Dr. Cortland Dahl

    46: An Hour of Neuroscience with Dr. Richard Davidson and Dr. Cortland Dahl

    Dr. Richard Davidson and Dr. Cortland Dahl are individually amazing people. They found meditation and have become obsessed with the practice, and more specifically, it's effects on the brain. Today, I interviewed Dr. Davidson and Dr. Cortland Dahl for an hour of information and stories. Listen to hear how Dr. Cortland Dahl spent 8 years in Tibetan refugee settlements and how Dr. Davidson has changed the world of neuroscience. 



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    45: Roseann Sheridan, Running the Children's Theater of Madison

    45: Roseann Sheridan, Running the Children's Theater of Madison

    Roseann is the incredibly dedicated artistic director of one of the biggest Theatre institutions here in Madison called the Children's Theater of Madison. The work that she does combines artistry, intelligence, leadership, and so much more to produce the amazing result that are CTM's shows. 





















































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    • 41 min
    44: Michele Mackey, Bettering Children's Lives

    44: Michele Mackey, Bettering Children's Lives

    Michele Mackey grew up in a constantly moving military family where they idealized the idea of going into the air force. A traumatic brain injury changed their career course and has led them to leading big local non profits in times of transition. 

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    • 48 min
    43: Dr. Baron Kelly, Bringing Worldwide Theatre Knowledge to the UW

    43: Dr. Baron Kelly, Bringing Worldwide Theatre Knowledge to the UW

    Dr. Baron Kelly is a professor of acting at the UW. He has worked and taught in several different countries. Now he has graced Madison with his expertise in directing, teaching, and performing. Listen to hear how he went from NYC auditioning for commercials and the Metropolitan Opera to performing in TV, Movies, and on Broadway. 

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    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

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24 Ratings

24 Ratings

Mary Frances/Erie, Pa. ,

Fascinating

Ben, you elicited information from Pete Souza that others have not! I’ve watched the doc, have the books, and have watched every interview he’s done! Can you tell I’m a fan? Now I’m a fan of the Madisonian. Thank you!

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