Who Are These People?
By Dave Austin
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I’m biased. I think my friends are awesome…and I love how social media has allowed me to stay in touch. But at the same time, I look at my friends list and think, “who are these people?” Do I really know them? Join me on my compulsion to find out, by interviewing them one-by-one.
||ExplicitIvan Rana- ep 18||Ivan Rana is a true dreamer. But he doesn’t just dream, he really hustles to get things done. - I met him him when I was a producer and editor at Zee TV, the Indian Television network that’s on satellite in the US.||8/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRory Scholl- ep 17||See if you can hear the envy in my voice when I talk to Rory Scholl about his bohemian lifestyle. Rory is a comedian, a writer and actor in New York. He actually has so many different gigs, we only scratched the surface in this conversation.||5/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitNorm Bowman- ep 16||When I graduated high school in 1988, my idea of college was equal parts Animal House, Revenge of the Nerds and The Sure Thing. So if you were going to cast the part of my freshman roommate, you couldn’t have found a better person that Norm Bowman.||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJackie Micucci – ep 15||This episode is easy as Sunday morning. That's what time it was in Seattle when I spoke to my cousin Jackie Micucci. Jackie is originally from Long Island, New York. She’s one of my many relatives that I know, but I don’t know that well,||4/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitChris Flemmons ep- 14||I met Chris Flemmons while I was living in the college town of Denton, Texas. He’s a talented singer and songwriter. He has a band called the Baptist Generals. He’s also a filmmaker. He was Director of Photography on a short film I made called “Ku||1/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAlvin Oon- ep 13||Alvin Oon is a very positive, upbeat guy. Usually, I’m suspicious of guys like that, because really, who are they fooling? But for Alvin, that’s genuinely the way he is. And as you’ll hear, any guy who made a choice to pursue the performing ar||1/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSean Sutherlin- ep 12||What can I say about Sean Sutherlin? He’s just a great guy. You’re going to love him. He has a nice soothing voice. He’s smart, he’s an English professor, he’s part of my first circle of college friends from my freshman year when I went||12/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTony Nash- ep 11||So there's this guy named Lee Weaver who has decided to run for governor in Texas. And he's just a normal guy, not a polished politician, and he this to say about his candidacy, "Turns out nothing clears your head quite like transplanting an enormously.||11/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTeaser- Scott Winterrowd||I haven't told Scott yet, but he's on my list of people to interview for the podcast. Here is a brief teaser, where he came up in conversation with Lisa Rawlinson (episode 10), and here are some photos stolen from his Facebook page: -||11/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLisa Rawlinson- ep 10||Lisa Rawlinson is making art again after a twenty-year break. That’s one of the reasons I wanted to catch up with her. When I met her, she was one of the many talented artists in the Good/Bad Art Collective in Denton, Texas in the 90s.||11/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitKristi Williams- ep 9||I was really excited to talk to Kristi Williams. Kristi is super cool and she has a super cool husband and a super cool kid. I’m friends with her on Facebook, and I feel like I know her, but I really don’t.||10/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLarry Rigdon- ep 8||My friend Larry Rigdon and I go way back. I’m talking “Wonder Years” back. We went to the same elementary (primary) school and we were good friends during those formative “Stand By Me” years from 12 to 16. In fact,||10/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMike Simeone, revisited- ep 6||My friend, Mike Simeone was the first person I interviewed on this little podcast…there’s only been five so far…I chose Mike for a couple of reasons. One was that I knew he had experience in radio and audio production,||8/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHnin Wint Nyunt Hman- ep 5||My friend Hnin is a really interesting person. I haven’t known her all that long, we met because we briefly worked for the same Group. Most of our friendship is based on one long conversation at a company party, which she references later.||7/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRodrigo Rivas- ep 4||I think everyone probably has at least one friend like Rodrigo Rivas. He’s kind of the scrappy, likeable guy, whose heart is in the right place, but he can also rub people the wrong way. The kind of guy who maybe is a bit too honest and abrupt.||7/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJess Herbst- ep 3||Jess Herbst is someone you may have heard about. Or you may have heard about the “first openly transgender mayor in Texas as well as the first openly transgender elected official in Texas” that’s Jess, and she has been getting a lot of press,||7/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitKyle Reynolds- ep 2||Kyle Reynolds is one of the nicest people you would ever want to meet. I met him years ago when he worked at Half Price Books and Records in the Dallas area. He’s always been a musician and creative person.||7/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMike Simeone- ep 1||Mike Simeone is someone I met at a very important stage in my life…that small window when you are out in the world as a young adult…struggling to “make it.” That was ages ago. We were very close, but lost touch as time went on, and of course||6/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
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