LAST BEST STORIES
By Jule Banville
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A podcast featuring features only mostly unique to Montana.
||CleanEpisode 13: Death Cafes + Time Trippers||After Nancy Reece Jones' mom died, she realized she needed to talk more about death, about how to have a good one, about how to be kind to others who also need to talk. Maybe all of us should say what we want to say about the inevitable over tea and co.||1/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: Singers + Runners (The Beer Episode)||- What makes a person screw up enough courage to try open mic night at a brewery, where people are there mostly to drink beer and not hear you sing? You might be surprised and even impressed with what expert pint-pourer and audio producer Colin ...||8/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: Owning Pray||Barbara Walker owns a town in Paradise Valley, Montana, just north of the only year-round entrance to Yellowstone National Park. For years, she's been its mayor, its rent-collector, its head maintenance person and the chief lawnmower.||6/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Bears + Advice||In the backcountry of Glacier National Park, two seasoned trail-crew workers watched a couple of cute, fuzzy cubs cross their path. "And then you think, uh oh, where's mom at?" Jon Bentzel and Micah Nelson tell producer Charlie Ebbers what happened whe.||5/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: Sticks + Stones (The Winter Sports Episode)||As it turns out, there's a difference between Canadians and Americans and its name is hockey. Down here, we don't worship at the temple of Don Cherry. Anna Cole, a real-life Canadian, finds out why and other things,||1/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: The Plane Crash||When the pilot of a plane saw a fireball explode on Emigrant Peak, about 15 miles north of Yellowstone National Park, the dispatcher called out for another plane that was supposed to be on that flight path. Fido 15! Fido 15!||7/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: Death + Bike Polo||When Erwin Byrnes died, it was not exactly sad. That's because his wife of 63 years and his family were ready when he picked the day and time to open the valve of his feeding tube and ingest the right dose of prescribed medicine to drift off.||7/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: Madmen, Poets + Singers||David Poole woke up in the snow in Colorado, his lower half numb, and has been working since then to get back to his life outdoors near home: Townsend, Montana. It's the long story of the episode by independent producer Danielle Thomson. -||6/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: Garage Pop + Germs||“I made you a mixtape!” Even though Hana Zimorino started dating the guy Mikki Lunda had been living with for three years, Hana thought, really? They needed to start a band together. So Hana wooed Mikki and it worked and Needlecraft became, well,||6/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: Conversion + Combat||Jacob and Ben Cronin are brothers with parents who think God can show the path to the good life, which turns out to be the one straight people are on. Their stories about coming out show it's a touch more complicated than that. - Also: War stories.||6/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Rad Radio Reporting
This podcast is exactly what the name implies, the best. Montana is a state rich with stories and Jule (and her team) know how to tell those stories. If you’re into storytelling and America, you’ll love this podcast. If you’re not into storytelling and America, you’re probably a communist….
A rare medium well done
Great stories from the last best place. Do yourself a favor and check out this awesome podcast!
Very well done little podcast. Going places!