The Real State Podcast
By Uli Gulje
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The Real State is a series of authentic and genuine conversations that Springfield Firefighter and Realtor Uli Gulje has with a wide ranging array of guests, covering topics across the spectrum, often broadcast from local brewery 4x4 Brewing Company. In an era when we're constantly connected on social media, we've never felt more DISconnected from one another, and that sense of isolation doesn't have to have rent space in your head. So tune in for an hour of good conversations about just about anything, and leave with food for thought and a smiling soul!
||ExplicitCamaros, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and A Life In Education: A Conversation With Sandy Frye||"Don't be an a*****e". This seems like a pretty basic rule of life and a sweetly cynical twist on the Golden Rule, but it's amazing how easily it gets overlooked in our day-to-day. My guest Sandy Frye has incorporated this philosophy as a founder and...||11/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Dangerous Edge Of Hope: A Conversation With Ian Carleton||Ian Carleton is on a one-man mission to introduce a sustainable dining and hospitality experience to everyone he comes across. After 11 years in the restaurant business, he has opened up Saint Fox Cider with a business partner and is experiencing...||11/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFarming In The Key Of A: A Conversation With Dallas Jones||Dallas Jones is a local icon on the music scene, having written something around 350 songs and currently working on studio album #8. He's a farmer, a family man and has the knack for writing songs that both pull on the heart strings and make you want...||10/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Unfiltered Queen Of Halloween: A Conversation With Cheri Allen||**WARNING: STRONG LANGUAGE. I MEAN, REALLY STRONG** She suffers no fools, is crafty as hell and to earn her friendship is a rare thing of beauty indeed. Cheri Allen is one of my closest and most unfiltered friends, and she's the Queen of Halloween,...||10/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPeaceful Rampage: A Conversation With Dave Fender||A man riding the wave of sobriety while being a wine sales rep, Dave Fender knows a thing or two about seeking some inner peace. He's intense and competitive, but has turned that energy towards his own journey away from the pain bodies we all endure....||10/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLondon Calling! A Conversation With Neil Gomme||He's worked as a dance instructor, a tennis coach, hiked Machu Picchu and arranged for a Harris's Hawk to deliver the ring on his wedding day; from organizing Back Street Boys lip synch contests to opening up London Calling Pasty Company in...||10/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRiding Shotgun With The Dead: A Conversation With Michael Harris & Scott Deckard||"Cease to resist, begin to accept" - Scott Deckard. We talk about death through many filters, but often it's characterized by fear of the unknown. In light of last weeks' show, where we heard the tragic consequences of a life taken too soon,...||9/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLeft Behind: The Tragic Legacy Of Suicide. A Conversation With Kellie Frye||*WARNING: STRONG LANGUAGE AND SENSITIVE TOPIC* It's both taboo to talk about and stigmatized to the point of shaming the survivors and those left behind. Suicide claims more than 44,000 lives per year in the United States, with an average of 123 per...||9/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTap Tap Tap, Is This Thing On? A Conversation With Derek Shimeall||As one of the owners of 4 By 4 Brewing Company, Derek Shimeall is a part of a new scene in the Springfield Missouri area, as the number of local breweries and taphouses begin to multiply in number. Located in Southeast Springfield, 4 By 4 takes on a...||9/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitScorched Earth: A Conversation With Katie Mooneyham||Katie Mooneyham brings a perspective to our social media landscape that is oftentimes lacking as we delve into the mud-slinging personal attacks and staunch political stances. She's well informed, a voracious consumer of information and news and...||9/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSlingin' The Bean: A Conversation With Amber Ottoson||She's a small business owner, wife, mom and transplant from the Great Northwest. As the owner/operator of Trailer Perk Coffee, Amber Ottoson can often be seen toting her trailer to various events, Farmer's Market and all over town, creating some of...||8/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMoonshinin' With Brandon Moore For #21: A Conversation At Copper Run||For Episode #21 I thought we'd mix it up accordingly: you turn 21 you buy a drink, so I headed to Copper Run Distillery in Walnut Shade and visited with Brandon Moore, who's not only the musician providing the soundtrack for my podcast, he's one of...||8/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAll In: A Conversation With Randy Lopez||He's one of the most loyal, hard-working, devoted people I know. A small business owner, a family man in a BIG way and an all-around genuine individual. He's been through life in a way that might leave some salty, but contrary to that, he's a...||8/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGoin' Rogue: A Conversation With Ryan Mulcahy, The Rogue Barber||In this episode of The Real State, I sat down with yet another of the Renaissance Men of The Greater Springfield Area. He's called Bingo games, worked as a Camp Counselor, played drums barefoot in a band for 12 years and narrowly missed meeting his...||8/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat'choo Fighting For?||Jeff Weeks is a fellow firefighter, casual musician, father and husband, but he's also working on something much bigger than meets the eye. Although he owns Hot Fusion screen printing, he's thrown himself into a project he's called "Fight For It"...||8/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitNot A Shadow Of Doubt: A Conversation With Shadow From Q102||If you listen to Q102 here in Springfield Missouri, you know the voice of Shadow Williams. In today's conversation she brings her own brand of kick-ass confidence to 4 By 4 Brewing Co. to sit down over some delicious pints and we wander around a...||7/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Growler: a conversation with 4 By 4 Brewing Co. brewer Chris Shaffer||He's thoughtful, wicked smart and after a lifetime of interesting endeavors just wants it quiet while he concocts some of the best beer I've ever tasted. He's Chris Shaffer, THE brewer of 4 By 4 Brewing Co., which not only sponsors this podcast, they...||7/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDeath Becomes Her||Michael Harris is a tour de force of love and compassion. She founded Grey Matters Fund (@GreyMattersSWMO) after going through brain cancer herself. Married to the boy she met in 4th grade after a few long diversions, she is Queen Bee of The Church of..||7/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInto The Mind Of Max||At 13, he's already an accomplished archer, an avid gamer, a lover of science and also one of my two favorite people in the whole world; he's Max, my second-born son, and one of the kindest kids I've ever known. On the 4th of July we sat down over...||7/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGay Enough For Ya?||Elyse Riley is a one-woman powerhouse of energy. From her work as a Sheriff's Deputy to Realtor/business owner, her tireless advocacy for the LGBQT+ Community and at-risk homeless youth, her passion for dog rescue and local charity work, there aren't...||6/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHow Do You Say Bin Laden In Italian? A Conversation With Jeff Butler||Former Navy SEAL, CIA case officer and current Springfield Firefighter Jeff Butler is a man who's worn many hats in many parts of the world. He sits down with Uli to talk about his training in the military, his family legacy in the SEALs, the...||6/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKilling 'Em With Kindness: The Jen Davis Interview||In her professional life, Jen Davis is an absolute success; she's the number one Buyer's Agent in units sold nation-wide in the Keller Williams Realty. What's her story? How did she get there? In a word....kindness. That kindness professionally...||6/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHeavy Lifting: A Conversation With Jeremy Mhire||He is an owner, athlete and coach of Crossfit Springfield. He was in a boy band back in the day. A man of faith and a father trying to reconcile his own path, Jeremy Mhire is a complex and captivating interviewee and today he s willing to go deeper...||6/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitClouse In The House: A Conversation With Katie||Sitting down with Katie Clouse is always an adventure in conversation. From navigating life as a business owner, to single-parenthood and the pitfalls of dating in a today's day and age, we never run out of things to spin out on. She's wicked witty...||6/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHead Over Hines: A Conversation With Dave||Dave Hines is an on-air talent for US 97 here in Springfield, but lives and works in Los Angeles as an in-demand voiceover artist in addition to having worked on shows such as Nikki Sixx's "Sixx Sense" and "The Steve Harvey Morning Show" as a part of...||5/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOff The Deep End With Deckard||In this wide-ranging conversation with another firefighter, Uli and Scott Deckard begin another of their forays into living in the present and how to approach life from a thoughtful mindset. For 18 years they've been friends, and in this time when...||5/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Mayor Of Everywhere: A Conversation With Darrell Parker||Although he holds no official title, Darrell Parker is casually referred to as "The Mayor Of Everywhere" based on the fact that wherever he goes, he's never met a stranger. With the most infectious positive attitude that has become his hallmark,...||5/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSteering The City Of Springfield: The Greg Burris Interview||A Conversation With The City Manager||5/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitOn Humor With Chad Harris||Where Does Comedy Fit In?||4/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMusic & Madness With Brandon Moore||In this episode of The Real State, Uli talks with Springfield musical powerhouse Brandon Moore about his journey through music, addiction, redemption and the beautiful insights along the way. Brandon provides the music for the podcast, bringing his...||4/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Grant Wistrom Interview||Good Times With An NFL Great||4/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitIntro To The Real State Podcast||*what the hell am I doing here?||4/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
You never know who’ll you’ll run into...
As a newcomer to Springfield, listening in on personal stories of people I may have been at the gym with, received a beer from, or just happen to pass by their bakery, creates a humanizing empathy that would otherwise have been lost in the shuffle.
He’s a bit quirky, but very entertaining. Local, but the stories transcend this town.
He often comments on the objective of his show, and he nailed it. Take a listen and you’ll see..er...hear.