The Family Room Podcast
Getting to Know Your Friends and Neighbors
Episode 47 - Ali Goodwin
October 21, 2016 01:00 AM PDT
My guest on this episode is Ali Goodwin of Haven Homes & Lifestyle, Drift Gallery and much more. We talked about Ali's long and winding journey from Eliot to Providence, Seattle, Mount Desert Island, and back, with a notable visit to a Berlin Emergency Room along the way that would change everything. Ali's is a story of art, entrepreneurship, and perseverance. Thanks for listening - enjoy!Episode 46 - Anna Nuttall
October 07, 2016 01:00 AM PDT
Anna Nuttall is an art teacher at Portsmouth Middle School, PMAC, and other places! We discussed art, kids, being bad at stuff, Trumpism, the Muppets and more.
This episode is sponsored by Laura Horwood-Benton, who lent me her computer for the afternoon because mine broke. Thank you, Laura!
Enjoy!Episode 45 - Matt Serven
September 23, 2016 10:31 AM PDT
Matt Serven is a visual artist and musician in the bands Backstabbers Incorporated, Northern Curse, and Leash. Matt and I discussed band dynamics, 120 minutes, difficult christmas wish lists, motorcycle etiquette...and I defended the honor of Billy Joel, whose good name shall never be sullied on this podcast! Thanks for listening - enjoy!Episode 44 - Megan Stelzer
September 09, 2016 04:59 AM PDT
My guest on this episode is Megan Stelzer of Stelzer metalworks. Megan and I discussed the Button Factory, death machines, Ceres Bakery, recovery, and punk rock family outings…among other things. Thanks for listening - enjoy!Episode 43 - Brienne Cosman
September 02, 2016 01:00 AM PDT
My guest on this episode is artist Brienne Cosman. Brie and I talked about sharks, spiders, leaches, deer mice, mouse deer, mosquitoes, and dogs ... as well as non-animal topics including moving, not fitting in in college, the mean streets of Hingham, mood lights, world travel, and gluten lactaid, among other things. Thanks for listening - enjoy!Episode 42 - Ryan Harrison
August 26, 2016 01:00 AM PDT
My guest on this episode is Ryan Harrison, drummer in the bands Rick Rude, Black Norse, and Shifty. He's also the main man behind the website, record label, and show promotion outfit SALTY SPEAKERS.
Still on a cloud following the very successful and super-fun Takedown Wrestling event at Wrong Brain last weekend, Ryan and I spent about 10 minutes talking about pro wrestling, but also found time to talk about foods we don't like, family bonding, the sluice, flying snakes, piano recitals, and a cookie-stealing bear - among other things.
Thanks for listening ... enjoy!Episode 41 - Russ Grazier
August 19, 2016 01:00 AM PDT
Russ Grazier is the co-Founder and Executive Director of PMAC, the Portsmouth Music and Arts Center. We discussed Pulitzer prizes, illegal street waffles, taking advantage of wrong number calls, paying it backward, and a timely reminder not to lick anything you find on the ground...among other things. Thanks for listening - enjoy!Episode 40 - Celeste Ladd
August 12, 2016 01:00 AM PDT
Celeste Ladd is the Senior Marketing & Development Manager at 3S Artspace (for a few more days). We discussed her impending move to California, the journey of helping to build 3S and the highs and lows of its first 18 months, as well as relationship compromises, small town living, finding the balance between accepting feedback and not reading the comments, and mysterious name-changes ... among other things. Thanks for listening - Enjoy!Episode 39 - Karen Marzloff
August 05, 2016 01:00 AM PDT
Karen Marzloff is the co-founder of Seacoast Local, the RPM Challenge, and the late, great arts weekly The Wire. We discussed collaboration, spreadsheets, introversion, Spinnaker Point gym, The Tong, travel tips, social psychology, and Queen...among other things. Thanks for listening - enjoy!Episode 38 - Thérèse LaGamma
July 29, 2016 01:00 AM PDT
Thérèse LaGamma is the Deputy Director of Programming at The Music Hall. We discussed pet adoption, staycationing, international cultural exchange, the appeal of new and unconventional music venues, gossip about Bob Dylan and Mavis Staples' love lives, oldies acts, the Pixies, and Malaria suppressants ... among other things. 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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