The Philly Blunt: A Philly Podcast
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Philadelphia is a city full of brilliant, quirky, and fascinating individuals. The Philly Blunt is a bi-weekly podcast featuring the most interesting of Philadelphians. We grab beers with our guests at the local establishments of their choice to dig into their backgrounds, find out what makes them tick, get them to share a few of their secrets, and give them the Philly Blunt—a rapid-fire round of questioning. Hosted by Reef the Lost Cauze, Johnny Goodtimes, and Violations Greg.
||ExplicitEpisode 13: Maleek Jackson: An extraordinary Tale of Incarceration to Inspiration||The 5th of 13 kids in a family that had no adult guidance, Maleek Jackson found himself in trouble early and often. Drug dealing, burglary, B&E, as he says, “I did it all except rape and murder.” At age 16,||2/20/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 12: Danya Henninger: Billy Penn, Beers, and the Future of the Press||Danya Henninger is a rarity. She’s from NYC, but considers herself a Philadelphian. She dropped out of an Ivy League university. And, more importantly, she holds a position that few women in the news industry attain—Editor-in-Chief.||2/3/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 11: Larry Lavin: Philly’s Former Cocaine King Tells All.||In the mid-1970s, Larry Lavin started attending dental school at Penn. As he says in the podcast, “Things were so different back then.” Drugs flowed freely and casually. In his sophomore year, he joined a fraternity,||1/20/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 10: Reef the Lost Cauze: Honesty, Empathy & Aging in Hip-Hop||Reef the Lost Cauze has been a force in the Philly and national underground rap since for almost two decades, regularly touring the East Coast and Europe. He’s been a mentor to countless up-and-coming artists and brings a unique blend of passion,||1/7/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 09: The Legendary Wid: Comedy, Collecting, and Culture||He played with Robin Williams, worked with Jonathan Winters, and got high with rock legend Donovan. He’s the The Wid and he just may be the most legendary and widely-respected comedian to have ever called Philadelphia home.||12/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 08: Timaree Leigh: Philly’s Sexuality Queen talks Polyamory, Burlesque, and more.||Timaree is Philly’s sex expert. When she’s not educating, talking, or writing about sex, she’s dancing throughout Philly at various burlesque events. She is Philly’s reigning queen of sexuality. Growing up in Western Nebraska,||11/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 07: Tayyib Smith: Race, the Roots, and Cultural Appropriation||There are few people in Philadelphia with a more varied resume than Tayyib Smith: from working at Le Bec Fin to producing events for the Roots to starting Two. One. Five magazine to founding the coworking space Pipeline, he’s done it all. His company,||11/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 06: Jennifer Fear Zavala: Punk Rock Chef, Top Chef Alum, South Philly Instigator, Tamale Queen||Jennifer Zavala showed up in Philly in 2007, and not long after appeared on Top Chef, preparing seitan at a time when most people (including the judges) didn’t even know what it was. She bounced around various kitchens,||10/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 05: Fergus “Fergie” Carey: Philly’s Unofficial Mayor||There are few bigger legends in Philadelphia than Fergus “Fergie” Carey. An Irish immigrant who moved here in his early 20s and bartended at McGlinchey’s, in 1994 he and his friend Wajih Abed opened the first new bar to be opened in Philly in year||10/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 04: Natalie Egenolf: Struggle, Success, and Sports Radio||Natalie Egenolf is on the Philadelphia radio airwaves on 97.5 The Fanatic and NBC Sports Philadelphia TV every day from 2p.m. – 6p.m. as a co-host/update person on the highly-rated Mike Missanelli show. Born and raised in Philadelphia,||9/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 03: Filmmaker Tigre Hill Talks Corruption, Controversy and Criticism.||Tigre Hill is an acclaimed documentary filmmaker. Hill catapulted to the national spotlight with his film The Shame of a City, in which he followed the Sam Katz campaign in attempt to unseat Mayor John Street in Philadelphia’s 2003 election.||9/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 02: Victor Fiorillo: Meet Philly’s Most Hated & Controversial Writer||We dig into Victor’s background and uncover a common theme. This is a cheap man. It’s exactly that frugalness that placed Victor, an unqualified tech support technician, in Haiti and led to a break that catapulted his remarkable career as a journali||9/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 01: Feminista Jones: Race, BDSM, Activism, Hip-Hop & more||The Blunt was honored to have award-winning blogger, community activist, author, kinkster, and feminist Feminista Jones sit down with the crew at the Sawtown Tavern for the debut episode of The Philly Blunt Podcast.||9/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
This podcast is full of great Philly-centric interviews by real Philly guys.
Such a fun, short, commute, philly-based podcast.
Philly Blunt is dope
Couldn’t ask for something better from our city. These three ask all the right questions, and open the conversation up to look out of the box, but keep it a lot of fun and relatable. Excited to have something new and something that reps Philly in the best kind of way.