The Family Room Podcast
Getting to Know Your Friends and Neighbors
Episode 60 - Ilyssa Sherman
September 15, 2017 06:19 AM PDT
Ilyssa Sherman is an active and outspoken volunteer leader for Planned Parenthood in New Hampshire. We discussed the quest for decent pizza in New Hampshire, kayaking in the drinking water, 9/11, anti-Boston prejudice, running for office, media bias, women's health, bird-dogging, and her relationship with Governor Chris Sununu...among other things.
Thanks for listening - enjoy!Episode 59 - Eric Ott
September 01, 2017 01:00 AM PDT
Eric Ott is a singer/songwriter and the man behind Hi-Fi Spin design and consulting. We discussed the making of his new album "Freeway UFOs," conflict and compromise in collaboration, anxiety attacks, being a military parent, reimagining higher education, working as a private eye and other odd jobs, pessimism vs. realism, the lack of empathy built into the American identity, and the apocalypse ... among other things. Thanks for listening - enjoy!Episode 58 - Nova Mullineaux
August 18, 2017 01:00 AM PDT
My guest on this episode is Nova Mullineaux, owner of Adelle's Coffeehouse in Dover, NH. We discussed ordering coffee in other countries, coming home to your cats, sitting on ant hills, balancing friendship and boss-ship, and Annie Potts, among other things. Thanks for listening -enjoy!Episode 57 - Lincoln Soldati
August 04, 2017 01:00 AM PDT
My guest on this episode is Lincoln Soldati. Lincoln is a retired attorney, the former mayor of Somersworth, and a sometime Uber driver, among other things. We discussed military service, mentorship, running for office, adjusting when life throws you curveballs, and Lincoln's recent participation in the resistance against the Dakota Access Pipeline in Standing Rock...among other things. Thanks for listening - enjoy!Episode 56 - Sajin Ka
July 21, 2017 01:00 AM PDT
My guest on episode 56 is Sajin Ka, head coffee roaster at White Heron Tea and Coffee, singer in the group Vesper and the choir Amare Cantare, and sometime model for photographer Michael Winters. Sajin and I discussed the disappointment of seeing Bon Iver live and the overall shitshow of the Boston Calling music festival, embracing but not bracing your tooth gap, growing up as a weird van gypsy, a serendipitous gas mask, magic showers ... and chicken shit bingo - among other things. Thanks for listening. Enjoy!Episode 55 - Mike Teixeira
July 07, 2017 01:00 AM PDT
My guest on this episode is Mike Teixeira, the Board President of Art-Speak, and the founder of DECK. Mike and I discussed: embracing our future robot overlords; Portugal and the Portuguese immigrant community in New England; PechaKucha; the adventures of Batman in South Central LA; and the exciting new Art-Speak initiative "Street Canvas." Thanks for listening - enjoy!Episode 54 - Kenley Darling
June 23, 2017 01:00 AM PDT
Welcome back to the Family Room Podcast! My guest on this episode is multi-disciplinary artist and the secret mastermind behind the Good Luck Postcards project Kenley Darling. We discussed breathing, living with intention, getting what you deserve, home-schooling, the purpose of art, and secret identities...among other things.
Thanks for listening - enjoy!Episode 53 - Joe Watts
January 13, 2017 01:00 AM PST
My guest on this episode is Joe Watts, the CEO of Star Island Corporation, which he has worked for since he was 16 years old. Joe and I discussed being a "Pelican" (or "Pel"), which is what we call the island's mostly college-aged Summer staff, finding communities that fit your personality, raising kids in the smartphone era, the risks and rewards of world travel and, of course, role playing games...among other things. Thanks for listening - enjoy!Episode 52 - Mara Flynn
December 30, 2016 01:00 AM PST
Mara Flynn is a singer-songwriter, as well as an actress and theater instructor. We discussed
December 16, 2016 01:00 AM PST
Blake Seale is the manager at Flatbread pizza, lead singer and songwriter in the band New Legs, guitarist in Alcoa, and bassist in the Peter Squires band! Blake and I spent way too much time talking about the recent election, but also managed to squeeze in some talk about family and financial planning on the doorstep of the apocalypse, punk rock in the Trump era, selling out, the preciousness of drummers .... and we discovered the quirks of the NEW Family Room recording studio. Thanks for listening - enjoy!!
Welcome to The Family Room Podcast, hosted by Peter Squires.
The purpose of the Family Room Podcast is to get to know interesting people through honest, non-promotional conversations. Frequent topics will include music, art, politics, religion, family, and all the stuff that motivates us and makes us who we are.
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