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Niche is a monthly podcast about unique interests hosted by Joey Lovato and Alec Meyerhoff, and based out of Reno, Nevada. Each episode Niche explores the world of a different topic that has a culture that has been built up around it. From the popular to the downright weird, Niche tries to find why people like what they like, and showcase their interest, hobby, career, fascination, activity, movement, or obsession. Between regularly monthly episodes we will release Niche Talks, which are interviews with interesting people, and update episodes.
||CleanNiche | Ep. 7 - From 10,000 B.C. to a Bar in Midtown Reno||Joey Lovato and cohost Paolo Zialcita go to the local board game bar in Reno, Nevada and learn why board games are seeing a huge resurgence. People interviewed: Jeff Carter - Owner of The Glass Die Steven Aramini - Board game designer Music: First Day by Huma Huma||1/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNiche Talk | Dave Mulligan||This week author Dave Mulligan talks to Joey and Jacob about his new book coming out and his close encounter with an aquatic friend. Interviewee: Dave Mulligan Music: A Mirror a Storm - People with Bodies||11/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNiche | Ep. 6 - How to Make Millions Playing Wizard Poker||E-Sports have been an growing in popularity, and this week Joey and co-host Jacob Solis interview a professional e-sport athlete as well as some people trying to get e-sports recognized by more than just the people in the industry. People who were interviewed: Edwin [Hotmeowth] Cook Cayler Miley Tyler Schrodt http://egfederation.com/index.html Music: First Day by Huma Huma Something Elated by Broke For Free||10/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNiche Talk | Windsurfing with Sivert Hovda||The first in the travel series from Niche, Joey sits down with Sivert Hovda, who competed in the junior world championship for windsurfing, to learn a little bit more about the sport. Interviewee: Sivert Hovda Music: A Mirror a Storm by People with Bodies||3/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNiche Talk | Blue Whale Coffee||In this Niche Talk, David sits down with Joe Marino of Blue Whale Coffee in Reno, Nevada. We learn what goes into making the perfect espresso and what type of coffee Reno would be. People Interviewed: Joe Marino Music: A Mirror a Storm by People with Bodies||2/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNiche | Ep. 5 - The Birdmen of Reddit||Joey pursues his passion project and brings along David for the journey. They delve into the very strange world of Reddit and online communities, using one specific community r/enlightenedbirdmen, as a focus for why strange things online grow and have larger than expected following. People who were interviewed: Jay McGillis Garret (no last name given) David DiGiovanni - http://groupsrc.com/ Jon Lawhead Music: First Day by Huma Huma How it began by Silent Partner Highway Wildflowers by Bird creek Sunflower by Topher Mohr and Alex Elena||9/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNiche Talk | Rodeo Announcing with Bob Tallman and Wayne Brooks||David went to the Reno Rodeo to talk with two of the most famous rodeo announcers in the world. Bob Tallman has been announcing rodeo for over 30 years and has announced on every continent except Antarctica. We learn what it takes to be a rodeo announcer and why Bob and Wayne Brooks love their job so much. Music: A Mirror a Storm by People with Bodies||8/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNiche | Ep. 4 - P's & Q's||Joey and Jose talk with Black Rock Press, Reno Type, and Joey's mom Penny Lovato to learn more about letter pressing, why its important to preserve this art form, and what makes it so unique. Interviewees: Amy Thompson - http://www.unr.edu/art/black-rock-press Amaris Martin Kurt Hoge - http://renotype.com/ Penny Lovato Music: First Day by Huma Huma How it began by Silent Partner Grocery Store by People with Bodies||8/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNiche | Ep. 3 - The 20 Sides Of D&D||Joey and Alec break out their D20’s and play some Dungeons and Dragons with some of Joey’s friends. Learn why people play D&D and the stories behind some of their games. Interviewees: Kent Irwin - http://www.howlsroad.com/ Kenny Bouchard D&D participants: Nick Johnson, Forest Nord, Austin Emery, Chase Carney, Kiba Walker Music: First Day by Huma-Huma How it Began by Silent Partner New Boarder by People With Bodies||7/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNiche Talk | Fantasy Congress with David Calvert||In this Niche Talk, episode Joey sits down with producer David Calvert to talk about Fantasy sports, specifically David's deep dive into the more obscure world of Fantasy Congress. Music: A Mirror a Storm by People with Bodies||6/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNiche | Ep. 2 - Dancing Gone Irish||Joey and co-host Alec sit down with competitive Irish dancers and talk about what got them started, and the trials and tribulations involved with the dance. People who were interviewed: Morgan Martin Heather Nelson Alison Ramos Music: First Day by Huma-Huma Saint Patrick's Parade by Doug Maxwel||6/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNiche Talk | Hot Wheels with Paul Mitchel||This is the first Niche Talk episode. These will release intermittntly between regular episodes, they will be less scripeted and will just feature one interview. This first Niche Talk, is with Joey's journalism professor Paul Mitchel, who collects Hot Wheels.||5/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNiche | Ep. 1 - Home Brewed||Joey and Alec talk to local home-brewers in the Reno/Sparks area, and lean how the home-brew community is growing. People who were interviewed: Rob Bates - http://www.renohomebrewer.com/ Josh Dills - http://www.brewchatter.com/ Music: First Day by Huma-Huma||5/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNiche | Trailer||Niche Podcast is a podcast about unique interests. Hosts Joey Lovato and Alec Meyerhoff talk to people about their hobbies, jobs, interests, and find out why they do what they do. Producer David Calvert will provide supplementary material in the form of photographs as well as his occasional appearances on the show. Niche is an independently funded production based out of The Reynolds School of Journalism at The University of Nevada, Reno. This is the trailer for upcoming content from Niche. You can hear us on iTunes, SoundCloud, Stitcher, and here on our new website. If you have questions, comments, story ideas, or anything else that's on your mind, shoot us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org, we love hearing from listeners. Music: First Day by Huma-Huma||5/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Smart, well produced new show about interesting pockets of society. Killer Job.
Great sound and interesting stuff!
Truly an informative and interesting podcast that covers unique topics! It's very inspiring to be able to hear about someone's passions and interests. Can't wait to hear more!